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5,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner

  • LW5012J

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) 1.8
Dry Air Flow (CFM) 130
dBA Level (Indoor / Outdoor) 58 / 62
Est. Cooling Area (Sq. Ft.) 100-150
Product (WxHxD) 17 5/16" x 11 5/32" x 12 27/32"
Shipping (WxHxD) 19 11/16" x 12 25/32" x 15"
Net Weight (lbs.) 37.5
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 42.8
Thermostat Control Mechanical
Air Deflection 2-Way
Fan Speed: Cooling 2 / 2
Fan Only Speed Yes
Compressor Rotary
Indoor Fan Type Acentric
Type Air Discharge Top and Rotating [Manual]
Chassis Type Top Down
Available Colors White
Voltage / 60 Hz 115
Watts 515
Rated Amps 4.6
Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor with 1 Year Compressor

What People Are Saying

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
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great little ac! I bought this for my sons room and it is wonderful!He spends most of his time there on his pc and we live in Louisiana where the heat is brutal!You could hang meat in there.....
Date published: 2013-09-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great AC!!! It is quiet and does the job. Installed it and forgot about it. Never an issue with LG.
Date published: 2013-01-16
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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

I need an air conditioner that can fit in a window that has bars on it

I only have space for an air conditioner to hang out 3 1/2" past the window sash to the rear since there are bars on the bedroom window. I live in NYC.... Will the #LW5012 fit? The window is 35" wide. Thank you.
Asked by: brklynrestorer
yes it ll fit fine, both depth and wide.............
Answered by: jefe01
Date published: 2014-11-22

ac models lwhd8008r ac works, controller does not. new batterys installed. when working does light on controller come on.

Asked by: billdaly38
Accessories can be obtained through our parts distributor, MCM Electronics. Their contact number, for placing orders, is 800-824-9491. You can also use their website, at The part number for the replacement remote control is 6711A20034E. From the indications listed in the owner’s manual, no indicator lights should appear on this controller.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2014-05-12

How do I clean the coils on the Lg LW5012?

It gets me sick everytime I turn it on, how can I remove mildew?
Asked by: cleanair
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this air conditioner. Check the filters to be certain nothing is clogging the air flow, and that nothing is developing on the screen. The filter can be washed and cleaned off, and should be thoroughly dried before returning it to operation. If this does not resolve the matter, then the unit may require professional cleaning. 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: 2014-04-11
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