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5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner

  • LW5012

Key Features

  • 2 cooling and fan speeds
  • 2-way air direction
  • Easy-to-use installation kit
BTU Performance 5,000
EER 9.7
Dehumid. (Pts/Hr) 1.5
Dry Air Flow (CFM) 140
dBA Level (Indoor / Outdoor) 52 / 56
Est. Cooling Area (Sq. Ft.) 150
Product (WxHxD) 17 5/16" x 11 1/8" x 12 13/16"
Shipping (WxHxD) 19 5/8" x 13 11/16" x 15 1/5"
Net Weight (lbs.) 40
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 44
Thermostat Control Adjustable Thermostat
Air Deflection 2-Way
Fan Speed: Cooling 2
Fan Only Speed 2
Compressor Rotary
Indoor Fan Type Turbo
Type Air Discharge Top
Chassis Type Top Down
Available Colors White
Voltage / 60 Hz 115
Watts 515
Rated Amps 4.8
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor with 1 Year Compressor

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cold even for me! Just got mine yesterday. My husband installed it while i was at work. Came home a couple hours later and walked into freezing cold. I love winter weather but my room literaly felt like a meat locker which ive worked in. Had to turn it on low and shut it off in the night! I like that it blows air from the top not the front. It cools much faster and not directly at me. It works amazingly so far.
Date published: 2016-08-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't work This air conditiioner is noisy! It's been running all day and hasn't cooled the small bedroom.
Date published: 2016-08-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from LOUD! We bought this based on the reviews, but sadly it's too loud, to the point we wonder if ours is defective. We have it in our bedroom & it's too loud to watch TV or sleep with it on . Our daughter in the next room even complained she could hear it. We have a larger LG for our living room that is much quieter. The 5,000 btu model for our bedroom is useless. Very sad if this is the way it's supposed to sound.
Date published: 2015-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from low cost, great performance.........COOLD buy!!!! Wanted to buy an a/c, but dont want to spend big money, went to Home Depot and found this gem, low cost, great performance and the best brand in the market, what else you have to look,......nothing..........LG rocks!!!!!!!
Date published: 2014-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Cooling... Wonderful Value This unit works Great...Even in 100+ degree weather, this unit makes me feel Cold...Brrrr... Love It !!!
Date published: 2014-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hard to find right now, but worth the wait. EVERYONE was out of these lately - had to wait. Several stores said they could hardly keep the lower priced LGs in stock. Also, for the commenter that says it fills with water & leaks, if you look in the manual you will find that you probably didn't remove the black shipping plug in the DRAIN.
Date published: 2014-05-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from minor problems the air conditioner fills with water quickly and then begins leaking
Date published: 2014-05-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from This product is great for my camper This unit is in my pop up camper and it works very well. It cools the interior rather quickly. I would recommend it to anyone.
Date published: 2013-09-26
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I want to power this 5000 btu with a solar power so .how many watt does it require to kick the aircon for 6 hours a day

Asked by: Elelwani
515 watts =115v x 4.8 amps 515 watts minimum Dc 515 watts ÷12v = 42.9 amps 200 amp hour battery 200÷42.9= 4.6 hours Realty 2 hour run time
Answered by: Jimboflysrc
Date published: 2017-02-14

Where do the freon go up on my LG model serial number LW 5012

Asked by: Kirkbone
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this air conditioner. The coolant should not need to be recharged, as it is contained within the sealed system. This would only be required if there is a leak in the system, which would require service on the device. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-19

where is the thermostate control located

Asked by: frankie00
We appreciate your interest in this air conditioner. The control for the thermostat is located on the primary control panel. The UP/DOWN arrows will control the desired temperature of the device. If this does not resolve the matter, then the unit may require service. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-22

i have only 5amp swich i want to konw exactly how much amp this ac do with just fan and when the compressor startwith maximum activity , i want mention that i have to work on 1.5 - 2amp taked from those 5amp (food cooler-other lamps)

Asked by: raji
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Lebanon. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-11-18

i have 5amp switch , the electricity in my country is 220volt not 110 , i know that i can convert the 220 to 110volt using something , but can you convert it from your side , did the converting affect the amp and the watts i need details about that pls

Asked by: raji mostafa
Even if you could use a step down transformer to step the 220V in your outlet down to 110V to use this LG 5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner, Model # LW5012, the one thing that you will not be able to change is the frequency. This unit has to be plugged into a standard 2-Pole, 3-wire grounding outlet rated at 125 VAC, and it should use a 15 amp time delay fuse or a 15 amp circuit breaker. As a general rule, it is unsafe to operate a 115V, 60Hz rated appliances at 115V, 50Hz. Operating a 60Hz appliances at 50Hz may result in excessive heat buildup in transformers or in certain types of electric motors. As you alluded to in your inquiry, it is possible to purchase 60Hz sine wave power systems that takes 240V 50Hz on input and produces 115V 60Hz on output, but these units are generally very expensive, and it is usually more cost effective just to replace the appliance...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-09-23

will this fit in an 18 inch wide window

Asked by: GOhio
The LG 5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner, Model # LW5012J is designed to be installed in single hung or double hung windows that have an actual opening minimum width of 23 1/4” (59.1cm) to a maximum opening width of 36” (91.4cm) and a height of 12 3/8” (31.4cm)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-06-25

Does the air filter need to be replaced?

If so, where can I purchase one?
Asked by: MaryF
Hi MaryF. The Air Filter for the LG 5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner, Model # LW5012 is a washable filter and your owner's manual recommends that you check it at least twice a month to see if it needs cleaning. The filter can be washed in lukewarm water below 40°C (104°F) You will find instructions on how to remove the front grille to get to the filter in the "Maintenance and Service" section of your owner's manual on page 18. If you need a copy of the manual, one can be downloaded from the support section on the LG site[]...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-06-17

What is the exterior profile measurement?

I live in an apartment with bars on the windows and therefore have a limited space available for the air conditioner to hang outside of the window. What is the measurement of this unit from the point it sticks outside of the window?
Asked by: Roselosangeles
3 to inches.........
Answered by: jefe01
Date published: 2014-11-22
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