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8,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner with remote

  • LW8012ER

BTU Performance 8,000
EER 10.8
Dehumid. (Pts/Hr) 2.2
dBA Level (Indoor / Outdoor) 54 / 60
Est. Cooling Area (Sq. Ft.) 340
Product (WxHxD) 19 9/16" x 12 3/8" x 19 3/8"
Shipping (WxHxD) 22 11/16" x 15 1/4" x 21 1/4"
Net Weight (lbs.) 59
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 63
Thermostat Control Thermistor
Air Deflection 4-Way
Energy Saver Function Yes
Fan Speed: Cooling 3
Fan Only Speed 3
Remote Control Yes
Compressor Rotary
Indoor Fan Type Turbo
Type Air Discharge Top
Chassis Type Top Down
Voltage / 60 Hz 115
Watts 740
Rated Amps 6.9
UPC 048231365796

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first one lasted 10 years and still worked!! My first LG 8,000btu unit was in for 10 years and still works. I bought a new one for our bedroom and the old one now keeps my shed cool and dry
Date published: 2016-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best window a/c ever. quite, efficient, durable, great value, easy to install
Date published: 2016-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's cool how well it cools! We live in a 360sq ft park model RV. The unit is installed in the main room and with the use of ceiling fans cools the entire house...and quickly. We are entirely satisfied.
Date published: 2015-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from cools quickly I have run this a/c almost non-stop for 3 months in Texas heat and it is great! Not too noisy and well worth the upgrade from the smaller less-expensive model which is so noisy when it cuts on and off that I am thinking of returning it (hardly used because wakes me up all night long).
Date published: 2014-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Rather quiet, and good cooling This is the first Air conditioner I have owned, so I can only compare it to those others I have encountered elsewhere, But I am well pleased with this machine. It seems to be as quiet as one could expect an air conditioner to be, being hardly much louder than a small fan when on low, and a while noticeable when on high, still not offensive. It cools very well, doing a most admirable job with my small house, which with it's open floor plan comes to larger than this AC is rated for, and yet still makes walking inside on a hot day like entering an oasis. Just make sure you follow the installation instructions and read how to preform the needed maintenance of the filter, etc. And you should find this a great product.
Date published: 2014-08-23
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor quality control ! Mounting bracket on bottom of unit is spot welded on at 30 % angle . it makes the side panel very misaligned . Makes it much harder to install !!! Also noticed that the inside fan sounds like it is rubbing against something !? Very loud when it rains ...
Date published: 2014-07-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Quiet. Nice controls. Old mounting system. Very quiet and cools very well. Mounting system is dated compared to features. Temp "up" button on unit not working, but remote does the job...not worth carrying it back to the store for that defect. Clean design and white color a big improvement over old one it replaced. Good directions and ALL hardware included for normal mount, but does not seal 100% around bottom of window frame, so that keeps it from my top rating. When an AC unit even comes with a remote, one would think the sliding vinyl accordion panels to the sides could be a better design by now.
Date published: 2014-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bought this to help out, central air We own a brick home which maintains the heat, and we have had over 90 degree weather with thick humidity lately. Our central air is working over time trying to keep the house cool. But with anyone that has kids, knows, the doors keep opening and closing, which in turns brings in more hot air. This unit is in our living room area and it works GREAT! Cools down the house in less then an hour. Very impressed with this unit, because it apparently is used for small areas. Well, this unit cools over 1200 sq feet with all interior doors closed and ceiling fans running. Hoping this will give our central air a little break and a break in the high electrical bills!
Date published: 2014-07-05
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What is the lever on front of conditioner for? And how do I use it?

Asked by: Beverlys
According to page 19 of the owner's manual, the levers are to adjust the direction of the air flow from the A/C when in use.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-18

How turn off the light clean filter . Already clean the filter but the light still on .

Asked by: Raffic
After cleaning the filter, press “Temp ^” and “Temp v” buttons together to turn off ‘Clean Filter’ light. The filter reset must be done from unit control panel. The buttons on the remote control will not perform in this fashion.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-13

I have the LG LW8012ER, how do you remove the front panel to give it proper cleaning? I couldn't find any information, not sure it does snap off. Thank you.

Asked by: HopeCheers
To remove the front panel you would do the following: 1) Pull the inlet grille forward. 2) Remove the screw securing the Front Grille. 3) Push the grille up from the bottom and pull the top of the grille away from the case as the top tabs lift out of their slots. Additional information can be found on pages 21 - 22 of the owner's manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-07-08

How long does it take for this ac to start dripping water after it's turned on? 

Asked by: Navi b
Hi Navi b. There is no way to determine how soon after the LG 8,000 BTU Window Air Conditioner with remote, Model # LW8012ER will start to drip water after it is turned on. When the unit begins the cooling process, an intake fan in the unit draws the warm air from your room into the unit and passes it over the cold evaporator coils to cool the air and another fan blows the cooled air back into your room. When that warm air comes in contact with the cold evaporator coils, condensation forms on the coils and drips into the base pan in the bottom of the air conditioner. When the base pan gets full, the water drains out through the drain port in the back of the unit. How long that takes will depend on the relative humidity and how much moisture is in the air (i.e. Dew Point)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-22

Lost my directions, how do I set the timer?    Thanks much

Asked by: Hillybratt
We appreciate your interest in this air conditioner system. Each press of the TIMER button, on the control panel, will add an additional hour to the Timer Process. This button works in the same fashion as does that on the remote control.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-16

My power button has stopped working is there a way to turn it on I don't have a remote for it

Asked by: Trish 77
I apologize, but no; if the power button does not work, and no remote control is available, then the air conditioner will require service to allow for operations. 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: 2016-10-19

I've cleaned the filter. Red "clean filter" light still on.

Asked by: Libertyhenderson520
We regret the inconvenience you have experienced with this air conditioner. This red indicator light is typically related to the CLEAN FILTER alert. The ‘Clean Filter’ LED will light up to notify you that your filter needs to be cleaned. After cleaning the filter, press “Temp ^” and “Temp v” buttons together to turn off ‘Clean Filter’ light. The filter reset must be done from unit control panel. The buttons on the remote control will not perform in this fashion.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-18

Why lg lw8012erj Water come from front ?

Asked by: Hanif vora
When water leaks from the front of the cabinet, usually this is caused by improper installation, tilting the cabinet too far forward. However, if this water is coming from the upper vents, then this could simply be due to high humidity in the room. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance with this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-02
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