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Washing machines

LG WT4870C[W]
 
Price range:
$649.99 - $1,169.98
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Summary: This LG High-efficiency top-loader washing machine has
• Auto temp. control
• Auto detergent dispenser
• Auto fabric softener dispenser
• End of cycle signal
• Rotary dial
• Stainless-steel tub
• Manufacturer recommends low-sudsing detergent.
• Comes with a 1 year warranty.
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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Worst washer
8/10/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Worst washer ever. It is constantly out of balance and tries to correct it's self by filling with water. This can go on quite a long time and it can take hours to finally complete a load...that is if you are standing there to re balance the load yourself. Who has time for this, not to mention a tremendous waste of water here in California. Working now to return this nightmare.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Ours works great.
5/24/2014
Pros
Adjustable Settings
Clean Clothes Well
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Best Uses
Bedding
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Towels
Comment:
I guess we are the lucky ones as we have had zero problems with our machine since our laundry comes out clean each time. The only issue we have had so far is it doesn't like heavy loads such as rugs etc. and will occasionally get out of balance at times....but so did our old one so otherwise all is good, no breakdowns at this point. This machine is somewhat complicated compared to the machine we replaced, which was 20 yrs. old, so reading the manual has been essential and has made using it go seamlessly...I keep the manual with the machine so it can be easily referenced when needed and have to admit to using it a number of times with this complicated washer.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Broke in 2 weeks.
5/24/2014
Pros
Adjustable Settings
Clean Clothes Well
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Breaks Down
Best Uses
Bedding
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Heavy/Bulky Items
Towels
Comment:
This machine started making a very loud noise within the first week on the heavier loads. Called for repairman to check it out but he found nothing and thought the machine was just out of balance. During the very next load I heard a loud POP but the washer showed no error codes and it completed the cycle. When the end of cycle buzzer went off the floor was flooded and upon cleaning up found a broken plastic part under the washer. Sears replaced the washer with a like model yesterday and I am hoping this one is better.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The LG WT4870C[W] is part of the Washing machines test program at Consumer Reports. The LG WT4870C[W] Washing machines features and specs include Energy star, Stainless-steel tub, Auto bleach dispenser, Auto temp. control. In our lab tests, Washing machines models like the LG WT4870C[W] are reviewed on Vibration, Noise, Overall score, Washing performance, Water efficiency, Capacity, Energy efficiency, Gentleness, Cycle time (min.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the LG WT4870C[W] based on personal experience. The user reviews of the LG WT4870C[W] include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the LG WT4870C[W].
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