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Whirlpool White 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer - WFW97HEDW

Abt Model: WFW97HEDWH | UPC Code: 883049333601
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Retail Price $1249.00
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Adaptive Wash Technology/ Load & Go System/ Load & Go Cartridge/ Precision Dispense/ Wash And Dry Cycle/ Active Spray Technology/ Steam Clean Option/ ENERGY STAR Qualified/ Presoak Option/ White Finish
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Whirlpool White 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer, Model WFW97HEDW

Features:

  • Adaptive Wash Technology
  • Load & Go™ System
  • Load & Go™ Cartridge
  • Precision Dispense
  • 14 Adaptive Wash Actions
  • 12-Hour FanFresh® Option With Dynamic Venting Technology®
  • Wash and Dry Cycle
  • Active Spray Technology
  • Steam Clean Option
  • Smooth Wave Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Meets CEE Tier 3 Standards
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Presoak Option

Specifications:

Configuration and Overview

  • ADA Compliant: ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
  • CEE Tier Rating: Tier III (Highest Possible Efficiency Rating)
  • UL: Yes

Cycle and Options

  • Number of Wash Cycles: 12
  • Washer Cycle Selections:
    • Whites
    • Heavy Duty
    • Towels
    • Allergen
    • Sanitize
    • Drain & Spin
    • Wash & Dry
    • Quick Wash
    • Delicates
    • Cold Wash
    • Normal
    • Clean Washer with affresh
  • Pre Soak:
    • 30 minutes
    • 8 hour
    • 60 minutes
  • Option Selections:
    • Detergent Concentration
    • Water Hardness
    • Presoak
    • EcoBoost™
    • Steam Clean
    • Extra Rinse
    • Fan Fresh®
    • Delay Wash
    • End of Cycle Signal
    • Control Lock
  • Number of Soil Levels: 4
  • Soil Selections:
    • Extra Heavy
    • Heavy
    • Light
    • Normal
  • Maximum Spin Speed (RPM): 1400
  • Spin Speeds: 5
  • Spin Speed Selections:
    • Extra Fast
    • Fast
    • Medium
    • Off
    • Slow
  • Temperature Selections:
    • Cold
    • Cool
    • Extra Hot
    • Hot
    • Warm

Style and Extras

  • Control Type: Tap Touch
  • Display Type: Cycle Indicator Lights with Digital Time Remaining
  • Door Swing: Left
  • Drum Material: Stainless Steel
  • Hoses Included: No
  • Motor Drive Type: Direct Drive
  • Pedestal Options: Yes
  • Stackable: Yes
  • Wash Motor Description: 1/4 hp
  • Advanced Vibration Control: Dual Ball Balancer With 6 pt Suspension
  • Automatic Dispense System: Precision Dispense with Detergent, Bleach and Fabric Softener
  • Automatic Load Size Sensing Technology: Yes
  • Eco Monitor: No
  • Out of Balance Sensing: Yes
  • Suspension System: 4 Springs and 2 Dampers
  • LED Color: Blue
  • Feedback-Status Indicators:
    • Estimated Time Remaining
    • Sensing
    • Add Garment
    • Dispensing
    • Steaming
    • Done (Clothes Clean)
    • Delay Wash
    • Door Locked
    • Fan Fresh®
    • Load&Go™
    • Detergent Level

Electrical

  • 12 Amps Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V.

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 38-3/4"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 33-5/16"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 250 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): 1 Year Parts and Labor
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Load TypeFront Loading
SteamYes
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.5
Height (inches)38.75
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)33.31
Depth with Door Open52.75
DispensersDetergent, Fabric Softener, Bleach
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterYes
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles12
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1400
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer
 
4.7

(based on 75 reviews)

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  • Clean clothes well (3)
  • Energy efficient (3)
  • Large capacity (3)
  • Quiet (3)

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Works great, looks great and is very quiet.

We upgraded to this washer from a 13 year old run-of-the-mill washer and the difference was night and day. This washer uses very little water and cleans our clothes very well. Plus, we...Read complete review

We upgraded to this washer from a 13 year old run-of-the-mill washer and the difference was night and day. This washer uses very little water and cleans our clothes very well. Plus, we can finally wash our king sized comforter without having to take it to the cleaners. This washer is so quiet, without the "done" chime you'd never know it was done. The spin cycle is ridiculous! This thing must spin the speed of a jet engine. It's super fast and gets the clothes nearly dry, so the matching dryer finishes the job very quickly. Overall we are very happy with this washer.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great features/ Looks great but beware!!!!

I bought this a month ago and I have had to replace the machine twice! The first machine work well for about two weeks, then is started making this loud humming noise with I...Read complete review

I bought this a month ago and I have had to replace the machine twice! The first machine work well for about two weeks, then is started making this loud humming noise with I reported to the salesman that sold the washer. He having repaired Whirlpool products before suggested that I call the Whirlpool to check out. Giving Whirlpool a call and them sending a service tech out - the tech checked out the machine and noted that it was indeed a factory defect(something to due with the way the water is pumped into the machine). So the store replaced the machine and pedestal. After waiting a week for the replacement machine due to limited stock because of color (black) I finally get it delivered. Once the machine is connected and the delivery team leave - Guess what the same noise only this time ten times louder! I was floored I quickly grab my phone a capture it on video and send it to the sales person who sold me the machine. He was shocked a well. In addition to that this machine has a hard time balancing the clothes for the spin and the pedestal rattles like crazy. when it does spin. I store is willing to exchange this machine and they are suggesting that I purchase a LG machine. I chose Whirlpool because I have have their products and sold the brand in the past. I last machine was a Kenmore HE3T which was build by Whirlpool base from the Duet. It lasted almost 11 years. I have been seeing so many reviews of front loaders and I wonder if I should go with LG. With all the controversy a few years back I thought Whirlpool had learned and improved. I wonder if Whirlpool really cares about their products and the people who buy them or is all about the bottom line.When I walk in the appliance stores now its LG and Samsung on top. One big thing that helped me to make my decision when I first bought this washer and dryer is the made in America sticker on the machine THAT is what helped me give Whirlpool another chance with the second machine. Now I think that sticker is not enough, Now i understand why LG and Samsung are doing well. Whirlpool Corporation go back to the basics and tighten up on quality not quantity.

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5.0

FANTASTIC Appliance!

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        Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

        I have had this washer for 1 month now. There is so many WONDERFUL features on this machine. It is QUIET (that is a big plus), I have only had to fill the storage for the soap dispenser twice so far (this alone is so fabulous as the soap/money I have saved is GREAT). The clothes come out smelling so fresh and clean all time. It is so simple to operate it, press the button(s) you would like to use for your wash and you come back when the bell rings it is done! Love it, love it, love it! The best investment I have made! Thank you for such an amazing appliance.

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        5.0

        Love My New Washer

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        from Florida

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              Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

              My New Washer is so fast I love being able to do the wash in such a short time I love everything about . this washer spins so fast . This makes less time One needs to run the dryer. Great save$$$$$$.

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              3.0

              Good features, but not sure it will hold up over time.

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              from League City, TX

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                    Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                    I purchased a Duet Steam Front Load Washer with Load & GoT System (model WFW97EDW) to replace a Whirlpool Duet washer purchased in 2003. My old washer finally failed due to drum imbalance causing seal and other internal damage. I figured 12 years of operation wasn't bad, so I bought this new model sight-unseen. It has a lot more features, and for the most part is straight forward to operate, but it's clear that after only having this a short time, I'll be lucky if it lasts half as long as my last Duet washer. Even on fairly light loads, the spin cycle is very load, with clear rubbing and banging sounds. It seems as if the drum is off balance, even if only slightly, but it's enough to indicate it won't last. It does this when I run it empty as well. Even though there are a lot of features, the controls feel "cheap", and I worry they won't last. Overall, I like the machine and features; however, I just don't think I'll get more than a few years of service out of it before it needs significant maintenance. But, having since looked at other Whirlpool and competitor products since I bought this online, I don't see much out there that's better.

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                    5.0

                    This was an excellent choice

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                    from wayne NJ

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                          Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                          We bought this to replace another Duet washer which took a lightning strike.We loved that one and this one is even better with the Load & Go system.It's quieter and more efficient.

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                          5.0

                          Best Washer I Have Ever Owned

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                          from Michigan

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                                Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                                The washer that I previously owned was a Whirlpool Duet, so when it finally died after seventeen years, I knew that I wanted another Duet washer from Whirlpool. I loved my older washer, but have found that this new Duet Steam Front Loader Washer has surpassed my expectations! I especially love the Load and Go Feature. As a busy mom with a large family, I am constantly doing laundry. I love that I can fill up the cartridge with detergent and then not have to worry about putting in detergent until I have done several loads. Another great feature that I particularly love is the "sanitize" option. I intend to use this setting anytime someone in the family has been sick, in order to make sure that we get rid of all bacteria and germs from our clothing, towels, and bed sheets. This washer is fantastic in every way. If you are looking for a top-of-the line washing machine, I would highly recommend this one!

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                                5.0

                                Marked improvement over traditional agitator washer

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                                from Minneapolis, MN

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                                      Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                                      After extensive research, I purchased this washer/dryer combination for the extensive number of features and price I was able to get for the pair. While I'm concerned about the longer term issues that some have complained about for some brands of front load washers, including Whirlpool's, so far I'm pleased with the build quality and performance of the 97 models. I especially like the automatic detergent dispenser, with steam clean, and extra hot water options that gets our clothes and towels very clean. The washer, which we have in stacked configuration with the dryer, is much quieter than I expected. Hopefully we continue to have a trouble free experience over the years!

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                                      5.0

                                      fantastic washer!

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                                      from cleveland, oh

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                                            Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                                            I purchased the washer about 2 months ago , had it delivered and set up. I have been happy ever since. the new features on this washer as compared to my old one , make washing clothes much easier.

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                                            5.0

                                            Whirlpool Washer with Load & Go

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                                            from Clayton, CA

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                                                  Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                                                  I purchased this a month ago and just love it. I especially like the Load & Go feature. It automatically dispenses the soap and can even dry your load. Nice feature if you put a load in the washer right before going to bed. You can set it and it will be dry when you get up in the morning.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Love the Load & Go!

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                                                  from Wisconsin

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                                                        Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                                                        When my new washer & dryer were first delivered, I received the wrong model (95 versions). I was pretty happy with the performance of the older model (95 version) since the drum light went off after a few seconds, and the washer worked well. However, I am loving the newer version (this 97 model with the Load & Go) even more since I discovered I can add a few loads' worth of detergent without having to re-add it to each wash. This makes back to back washing a lot easier and faster. Turning off the drum light was kind of tricky, as well as determining the concentration (2x vs 4x, etc.) of my detergent, which did not specify the concentration on the label. The extra large capacity of this washer is a huge benefit for me. I can wash a lot more clothes/linens at a time now.

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                                                        5.0

                                                        Eureka!

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                                                              Comments about Whirlpool Black Diamond 4.5 Cu. Ft. Duet Front Load Washer:

                                                              Laundry made simple. I'm a single dad of 3 boys and I now look forward to doing laundry.

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