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Whirlpool 4.2 cu. ft. Duet High Efficiency White Front Load Washer - WFW81HEDW

Abt Model: WFW81HEDWH | UPC Code: 883049332093
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4.2 Cu Ft/ Tap Touch Control/ Left Door Swing/ Green LED Color Display/ Out Of Balance Sensing/ Stainless Steel Drum/ Eco Monitor/ Cycle Indicator Lights With Digital Time Remaining/ White Finish
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Whirlpool 4.2 cu. ft. Duet High Efficiency White Front Load Washer - WFW81HEDW

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Features:

  • Adaptive Wash Technology
  • Precision Dispense
  • 14 Adaptive Wash Actions
  • TumbleFresh™ Option
  • Smooth Wave Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • Meets CEE Tier 3 Standards
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Sanitize Cycle with Heater

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 4.2 Cu. Ft.

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: 9
  • Washer Cycle Selections: Whites; Heavy Duty; Sanitize; Clean Washer; Drain & Spin; Quick Wash; Delicates; Cold Wash; Normal
  • Option Selections: Extra Rinse; TumbleFresh™ (6 hr.); Delay Wash; End of Cycle Signal; Control Lock
  • Number of Soil Levels: 3
  • Soil Selections: Heavy; Normal; Light
  • Maximum Spin Speed (RPM): 1200
  • Spin Speeds: 4
  • Spin Speed Selections: Fast; Medium; Off; Slow
  • Temperature Selections: Cold; Cool; Warm; Hot

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: Single 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: Eco Monitor
  • Out of Balance Sensing: Yes
  • Suspension System: 4 Springs and 2 Dampers
  • LED Color: Green
  • Feedback-Status Indicators: Estimated Time Remaining; Sensing; Add Garment; Done (Clothes Clean); Delay Wash; Door Locked; TumbleFresh™

Electrical

  • 15 Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Maximum Height: 39.75"
  • Minimum Height: 38.75"
  • Height: 38.75"
  • Depth: 33.125"
  • Width: 27"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 260 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
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Type of ProductFront Load Washers
ADA CompliantYes
Load TypeFront Loading
SteamNo
ColorWhite
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.2
Height (inches)38.75
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)33.13
Depth with Door Open52.75
DispensersDetergent, Fabric Softener, Bleach
Control TypeDigital, Knobs
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperature Settings4
Wash Cycles9
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1200
Wi-FiNo
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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Whirlpool 4.2 cu. ft. Duet High Efficiency White Front Load Washer
 
4.2

(based on 51 reviews)

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A Happy Customer :)

This washer was installed on 5/2/15. We are a family of four plus a dog. I do one to two loads of laundry a day. When our old Frigidaire set broke,...Read complete review

This washer was installed on 5/2/15. We are a family of four plus a dog. I do one to two loads of laundry a day. When our old Frigidaire set broke, I spent lots of hours reviewing many brands and models for replacement. I was completely discouraged as every brand and model had some serious negatives as well as positives. My husband and I both decided on Whirlpool as it appeared to be the better of the options. So far, we have been thrilled! Of the issues noted before purchase - sounds like metal rolling around in the tub and uber sensitive controls - we found that we do have those issues but they are small and/or easy to get around. The metal rolling sound is only heard when you manually move the interior drum around or when the washer first starts. It appears to be the mechanism for load balancing. It is about 2 seconds in duration total. You do not hear anything when the machine is actually running a load. The controls are extremely sensitive, i.e., if you brush against them (like I do all the time to reach the cabinets above), they ding and/or turn on/off. However, these are the ONLY complaints I have about this washer. I actually REALLY REALLY REALLY enjoy doing laundry with these machines! (I have the matching dryer and it is just as great.) The first thing my husband and I said was "Wow! They are so quiet." With our old set (Frigidaire), we had to have plastic footers due to vibration. The service man laughed when we asked if they would be needed for the Whirlpool and he was right. I threw them away. He also told us that they don't get Whirlpool returns and they have had really great luck with the quality. Our old Frigidaire had major drainage issues, i.e., there was always standing water in the seal. (It was a first generation HE model.) The Whirlpool is clean as a whistle after each wash. The features have been great, the clothes are really clean, the machines look beautiful in the laundry room.

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Didn't even last 4 years!

We bought this machine July of 2011, and here we are just shy of 4 years, 5/13/2015, and we are looking at having to either fix our machine at a price...Read complete review

We bought this machine July of 2011, and here we are just shy of 4 years, 5/13/2015, and we are looking at having to either fix our machine at a price of $471, or buy a new one. We are opting to purchase a new one after what we thought was the drain pump went out, but no, it's the CCU. When we first bought it, I was somewhat pleased with it, although it didn't clean our whites or heavily stained clothes all that well. This was the second front loader machine (previous one was a Maytag Neptune) we've owned, and we are going back to a top loading machine. Spend your money on something else, because you will only be spending a whole lot more in a few years.

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5.0

great features

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from margate, fl.

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very happy with machine

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Gréât feature

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from Upton, qc

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I bought It one Month ago and I'm really satisfaite

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3.0

Its alright..

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from Dartmouth, N.S

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Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 cu. ft. Duet High Efficiency White Front Load Washer:

Nice options yes, energy efficient and still seems to wash clothes pretty good. The only thing i'm not liking about this is when there is a very small load in the washer, it makes really weird loud noises..

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Great

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from FL

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This is my second whilpool, I am very happy with my puchase.. Thank you for the great quality...

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5.0

great washer-simple to operate!

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from miami beach

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easy to use, simple, straightforward, nothing fancy or new fangled, just a classic all-purpose quality piece!!

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I have had top load washing machines my entire life and was very hesitant with buying a front load washer. Friends told me horror stories of mold on the doors and such. Well I am here to tell you that I LOVE my new Whirlpool washer. I found that if I leave the door open it dries what little water is on the rubber. It is quiet and really cleans. The machine spins your clothes ALMOST dry... I also purchased a Whirlpool front load dryer and couldn't be more happy with it either! I am a mother of 3, grandmother of 7.. I've done my share of laundry and I LOVE this WASHER!!!!!!!!

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4.0

Great Deal

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from Las Vegas, NV

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We purchased this for a new home and it works like a charm. We've had no problems and the installation was professional.

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5.0

Easy to use, great features

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from Palm Desert, CA

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I received this as a replacement from warranty insurance company. It did not have a s many features as my previous (Samsung), but it has ample features, easier for my husband to operate, so he runs a load of laundry once or twice a week ;)

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Surprisingly impressive.

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from Grimes, Iowa

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We are amazed at how fast it gets the loads done and how efficient it is. Our old washer took forever. The clothes are spun out much better too and don't take as long to dry after. Very easy to use. This is our first Whirlpool washer and we love it, it is so quiet when it runs.

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5.0

Great Features, affordable, dependable, energy efficient!

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I bought this washer a couple of weeks ago to replace the same model I had for over 10 yrs. Love the speed and efficiency. Great product. Dependable design! This unit practically dries the clothes it spins so fast making the dry time much less and saves money!

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