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LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer - WT4970CW

Abt Model: WT4970WH | UPC Code: 048231014878
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4.7 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum/ Direct Drive Motor/ 1,100 RPM/ 8 Washing Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)/ Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle/ SmartRinse Jet Spray System/ SmartDiagnosis/ SlamProof Lid/ TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ SenseClean/ White Finish
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LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer - WT4970WH

No more! With LG’s innovative StainCare™ Option on your side, you can now combine all kinds of tough stains in one single load. The solution is pretty ingenious. By using multiple temperatures to attack different types of soiling, StainCare™ Option tackles the worst culprits with amazing efficiency. The oversized 4.7 cu ft capacity tub makes room for piles of laundry. And LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation “tip-toes” through every load… as all those stains meet their match!

Features:

General

  • 4.7 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • 1,100 RPM
  • 8 Washing Programs
  • 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)

Stylish Design

  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Silver Lined Solid Lid

Innovations

  • WaveForce™
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • SlamProof™ Lid
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • SenseClean™
  • Delay Wash (Up to 19 Hours)

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 4.7 cu. ft.

Appearance

  • Design Look: Rear Control
  • Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display
  • Dial-A-Cycle™

Wash Programs

  • No. of Programs: 8
    • Wash Programs: Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Perm. Press/Casual, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Wool, Tub Clean
  • No. of Options: 12
    • Options: Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, StainCare™, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Custom Program, Signal On/Off, Water Plus
  • No. of Wash/Rinse Temps: Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
  • Spin Speeds: Extra High (1100 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
  • No. of Water Levels: Automatically adjusts to the size of load
  • No. of Soil Levels: 3

Fabric Care

  • WaveForce™
  • SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • SenseClean™ System

Convenience

  • 2 + 1 Dispenser: Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • LoadSense
  • Status Indicator(s)
  • End of Cycle Signal
  • Child Lock
  • Auto Suds Removal
  • Forced Drain System
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • Leveling Legs: 4 Adjustable Legs

Motor And Agitator

  • Motor Type: Direct Drive Motor
  • Motor Speed: Variable
  • Max RPM: 1,100
  • Axis: Vertical

Materials

  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Cabinet: PCM
  • Control Panel: Plastic
  • Top Cover: Painted
  • Silver Rimmed Solid Lid

Power Source

  • Ratings: CSA Listed
  • Electrical Requirements: 120V, 10 Amps
  • Type: Electric

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 45-3/8"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 28-3/8"
  • Depth With Lid Open: 55-3/4"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 147.4 lbs
  • Shipping: 172 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 1 Year Parts and Labor,
    • 10 Years Motor
    • Lifetime on Drum
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Load TypeTop Loading
SteamNo
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.7
Height (inches)45.33
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)28.33
DispensersDetergent, Fabric Softener, Bleach
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles8
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1100
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer
 
4.7

(based on 237 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (189)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (34)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (8)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (177)
  • Performance (155)
  • Features/settings (146)
  • Style/design (90)
  • Quality (81)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Replacement (11)
  • Daily use (5)
  • Upgrade (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (7), Power user (5), Casual user (3), Regular user (3)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

wonderful machine!

wanted to return it the day after i purchased it! found out the balance was wrong when it was installed. don't use a level' just adjust the legs on it so the wash...Read complete review

wanted to return it the day after i purchased it! found out the balance was wrong when it was installed. don't use a level' just adjust the legs on it so the wash tub is centered in the cabinet. thats all. i went from wanting to return it to being really happy with it. by far the best washer we've ever owned, by far! it cleans your clothes much much better. gives you a lot of options, simple to operate. so quiet you will at firdt go in and check to see if it's still running, at a 1,100 rpm rinse speed the cloths come out almost dry. the bad reviews i've read all come from not centering the wash basket in the center of the cabinet. if it isn't the machine just keeps on trying to re balance over and over so the cloths don't get washed properly and it takes forever to do a load. i went back where i bought it to return it as i thought it was a piece of junk at first. after centering the basket i found out what a great washer it is. it's a beautiful machine with lots of easy to use options, and it's so sturdy. by far the best machine we've ever owned, hands down!!!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

not a happy camper

At the end of the cycle, all the clothes are tied up together in knots. Have to use a lot more soap to get the clothes clean. Softener does not dispense properly. Sometimes...Read complete review

At the end of the cycle, all the clothes are tied up together in knots. Have to use a lot more soap to get the clothes clean. Softener does not dispense properly. Sometimes jeans must go through 2 cycles to get the dirt out. Likes how quiet it is and it doesn't jump around.

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5.0

Washer has alot of great features

By 

from Pa.

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  • Quality
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      Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

      I really like my washer it does a great job and very quiet money spent well

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      5.0

      Good Product

      By 

      from Salem, VA, USA

      Pros

      • Easy to use
      • Features/Settings
      • style/design

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          Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

          Love the large capacity and quiet operation of this machine.

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          5.0

          Great Machine Good Company

          By 

          from Sevierville, TN, USA

          Pros

          • company reliability
          • Easy to use
          • Performance
          • Quality

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

              The washer is everything that was stated. It is quiet. The Company stands behind their product. I had a scratch on my original washer. I thought that they would have sent someone to put someone to repair it with some epoxy. They sent me a new machine. That is what I call a great company.

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              5.0

              Great washing machine.

              By 

              from Millbrook, AL, USA

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              • Easy to use
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              • Quality
              • style/design

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                  Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                  My wife loves our new washing machine. It is really quiet and has a huge tub. It cleans our clothes really well.

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                  5.0

                  This washing machine is an excellent product.

                  By 

                  from Birmingham, AL, USA

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                      Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                      It washes efficiently and quietly. The sounds that it does make are really quite cool. The controls were easy to learn, and we are definitely saving water, gas, and electricity.

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                      5.0

                      The best washer that I have ever used!

                      By 

                      from New York

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                      • Quality
                      • style/design

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                          Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                          This washer is really great-easy to use and does a great job washing all different types of loads. It is very easy to use and very quiet-I am so happy with this washer!

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                          5.0

                          Very Happy with Washer

                          By 

                          from New Jersey, USA

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                          • Easy to use
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                              Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                              Have had for a couple months and very pleased with quality and features. Only reason I gave a 4 on features is I like a hand wash option but you can adjust the spin so it is not really a problem. Clothes tend to be a bit more wrinkled on Cotton/Regular setting so I am using Perma Press which seems to solve the problem. It is very easy to use - set in seconds. Also, like the length of cycle time feature and auto balance.

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                              4.0

                              Very Happy With My New Washer

                              By 

                              from Roselle, IL

                              About Me Casual User

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Low Power Consumption
                              • Quality Construction

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                                  Great washer. Not certain that my delivery guys got is totally balanced. Some shaking and knocking when I am doing a heavy load. My drainage pan was the wrong size. Make certain you measure you current pan before you have delivery and installation. Wish I had though of ordering the steel-wrapped water lines instead of the standard rubber ones.

                                  Service and delivery comments:

                                  I have always received outstanding delivery and installation from ABT. That is the reason I keep going back to them instead of choosing another store. Prices are the same from store to store, but delivery and installation are not.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  love both my washer and dryer

                                  By 

                                  from Randleman, NC, USA

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                                  • Easy to use
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                                      Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                                      Bought both as a set and love them.. great performance, quiet machines and very effecient

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Features

                                      By 

                                      from Minnesota, USA

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                                          Comments about LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer:

                                          We just purchased this washer recently and really like many of its features and performance. It has a huge capacity and is very quiet. Again, we appreciate being able to adjust all four corner legs to level the machine and there are many cycle options for washing different items.

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                                          LG WaveForce Ultra Large Capacity White Top Load Washer

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