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5.2 cu. ft. Mega Capacity TurboWash™ Washer with Steam™ Technology

  • WM8000HWA

  • White

Key Features

  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • 5.2 cu. ft. Mega Capacity
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • Steam™ Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2015
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Laundry At the Speed of Life

Soccer practice. Groceries. Dinner. Dishes. Shouldn't your laundry move as fast as you? Now it can, with LG's enhanced TurboWash® technology. Powerful high-pressure nozzles save 30 minutes per load, cutting wash time by half—without shortcutting cleaning performance, even on larger loads. Innovation that keeps up with your family calendar? That's not just laundry done fast—it's laundry at the speed of life.

*Compared to an LG top load washer without TurboWash. Based on AHAM-HLW-1-2010 test protocol. Cotton / Normal or comparable cycle at default settings, 8 lb. loads. Excludes quick wash or comparable cycles intended for small, lightly soiled loads only.

More room to clean

When it comes to laundry capacity big is good, but bigger is better. Now you can wash a king size comforter and full set of bedding in a single load! At 5.2 cu ft of mega capacity, you'll definitely have more room to clean.

Experience Steam Cleaning

There's no clean like a steam clean. Our Steam™ technology gently but powerfully penetrates fabrics to virtually eliminate dirt, odors and wrinkles.

Count on it

When you buy a washer, you want something reliable that you can count on. Because the Direct Drive Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year warranty.

The hottest thing in cold clean

Using the cold cycle on your washer doesn’t have to mean compromising. ColdWash™ technology uses cold water and enhanced washing motions to penetrate deep into fabrics, giving you cold water savings with warm water performance.

Measure First

You found the LG washer that fits your lifestyle- now make sure it fits in your space. These LG models are larger than typical washers, measure to ensure your purchase can be successfully delivered and installed.

SUMMARY
Design Style Front Loader
Steam Yes
TurboWash™ Yes
Stackable Yes
CAPACITY
Capacity 5.2 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design Look Front Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
ENERGY
2015 ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 14
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Large, Perm. Press, Delicates, Hand Wash/Wool,Speed Wash, Sanitary, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Towels, Allergiene™, Tub Clean, Small Load, Jumbo Wash
No. of Options 12
Options Prewash, Rinse+Spin, Delay Wash, Custom Program, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, Signal On/Off, Steam, FreshCare™, TurboWash™, Drum Light
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1,300 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 5
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
TurboWash™ Yes
Steam™ Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
Allergiene™ Cycle Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Softener
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
LoadSense Yes
Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Internal Water Heater Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Easy Loading TilTub™ Yes
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor Type Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 1,300
Axis Horizontal
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Transparent Glass Door Yes
Door Rim Large Square Chrome Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover
Available Colors White (W), Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
OPTIONS
Stackable Yes
Pedestal WDP5W, WDP5V
Pedestal (WxHxD) 29" x 13 9/10" x 29 2/5"
Stacking Kit KSTK2
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 29" x 40 4/5" x 32 3/10" (57" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 31 3/10" x 44 2/3" x 33 3/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 227.1 lbs / 233.7 lbs
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231 012454

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 311 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent I needed a washer quickly in a matter of less than a week. I was new to LG appliance brand. I saw them, I liked them and heard the sales pitch of several of them. I them went to the bible of major appliances and read it was top rated. I asked several people and they told me that I would not regret the purchase. I have been using the washer since it was delivered on July 1, 2014 almost every day. The clothes come out so clean, I placed my whites on the white cycle and the rest of my whites that were cleaned using my old washer were dingy compared to the LG brand. customer service was contacted once and they were very helpful. Once I registered the washer I started receiving helpful tips on the care of the washer, and tips on the cycles and when to use it etc. These are very helpful since I'm not bombarded with all the information at one time like in the manual. I find this to be a plus for customer service. I learned with these small amounts of information they send you. I don't feel like I bought the product, we took your money and goodbye. LG does care about their reputation. Since reviewing customer satisfaction, and customer service reviews on the company I feel like when my kitchen appliances need to be replaces LG won my confidence. Continue to innovate and produce great products LG. July 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is an energy and time saver Because of the larger capacity, I have been able to wash my comforters and blankets without having to use a dry cleaner. I also end up having to do my wash less times per week. July 15, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best washer I have owned I needed a washer for the second floor of my house. This washer does not vibrate or rattle. It does a great job cleaning clothes, it is water efficient, cleans my king size bed spreads. It is by far the best washer I have ever owned. I would highly recommend it to anyone looking to buy a new washer. It also has a small load. I couldn't be happier with this purchase. July 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Less Time Doing Laundry This washer is a lifesaver (I also bought the matching dryer). I have a large family and instead of having 12 loads of laundry each week, I do 6. It also takes hours instead of days! There are a lot of options and I have really enjoyed the steamer on the dryer for those times when clothes don't quite make it out of the dryer before they wrinkle. The presets are great as well; you can change them, but I never have. I used to have a top load washer and am amazed at the savings in water and soap! Our clothes get cleaner; I even love to hear the tune that plays to tell you the laundry is done. I would recommend this to any busy person who wants to spend less time on laundry! July 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product has great features I was amazed how much cleaner my clothes are. I previously owned an older top load washer and I an additional plus was how much my water bill decreased. July 7, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 My washer has been replaced. This model was replaced because I had several problems with the washer. Thank goodness for the warranty! The sales person should warn customers about possible water hammering (banging) noise when washer is filling with water that is not covered under your limited warranty. July 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best washer and dryer on market Quiet and does an impeccable job cleaning and then fast drying. The combo is unbelievably quiet. Options must be used to see difference. The size of the tub is worth it by saving time with one load instead of doing two loads. Just convinced neighbor to buy and he loves it. I never bought LG but I will from now on. Currently buying the dishwasher from LG. Very reliable! July 16, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is AWESOME!!! GREAT Washer! Uses less water and less energy. I can wash my King Size comforter with no problems. No more tips to the laundrymat - Yay!!! LOTS of option/cyces to choose from, even steam cycles. My two-year old and I enjoy watchng the tub go round-and-round. Definitely worth the money! July 8, 2014
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Yes, my washer has a magnet that keeps the door ajar, just enough to let air flow through the machine so it doesn't have that issue.
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They tell you to leave the front door open for a few days after use (we always leave it open and have never had mold). They also tell you to wipe the rubber door seal (on the door and the washer itself, inside and outside) with white vinegar and water - we haven't done that yet and, still, no issue yet. We had our 4.0 size for 5 years and now the 5.1 size for 6 months.
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Personally I have not had an issue. I have owned this for several months. I always take out my clothes when they are finished and leave the door on the magnetic hold open latch. Have not even had to run a drum cleaning cycle yet.
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My machine has no mold odor since I use the magnetic hold feature to keep the door open slightly when not in use.
The mold on front load machines builds up under the wet seal at the bottom in particular if the door is closed completely after washing. The water on the seal doesn't get a chance to evaporate.
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Yes. This washer has a special feature (called a "magnetic plunger") that keeps the door slightly open to allow air to circulate into the drum. It also has a "drum clean" cycle, which, if used approximately monthly, will keep the machine fresh and clean. The door seal is also smaller in width, which ensures that there's less of a place for mold and mildew to grow. Hope this helps!
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WM8000HVA vs HWA

What is the difference between the WM8000 HWA and HVA model? They seem identical when I compared them on your website, but there is a $100 price difference.
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Only difference is the color. HWA is White & HVA is Graphite Steel.
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W is white. V is gray.
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One is graphite color and one is white
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HWA is white and HVA is graphite color.
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The only difference between the HWA and HVA is the color :)
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No, they are not. The washer door hinge is on the left & the dryer hinge is on the right.
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Left hinged washing machine to be connected on the left side of the laundry area where the faucet is always located so that clothes can easily be transferred to the the right hinged dryer on the right side of the laundry room where the exhaust vent is always located...makes sense right!!??
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The door on this model is not reversible, unfortunately. The hinge is located on the left. The way my plumbing and dryer vent is set up right now I have to have the washer on the right and the dryer on the left. (Hopefully we can change that soon. . .) My previous front-loader also did not have a reversible door, so I'm used to it. In my opinion, this is NOT a deal-breaker. The machine is so great, I'm willing to put up with a little inconvenience.
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From what I've read on answers to other washers, they do not make the doors on the washers reversible. I believe the hinge is on the left side.
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I own a veterinary hospital and in one of our veterinary publications we saw an article about commercial washers. In it, the WM2801 was suggested as good commercial unit for large heavy loads, i.e., lots of blankets and comforters. Since the 2801 is no longer available, should I consider the 8000 as a replacement model?
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I would recommend the 5.1 size if you want to wash things like king size comforters and blankets. It has a set wash cycle for bulky items, towels, and one for the king size bedding. I can fit in my king flannel comforter and a king sized fleece blanket in one load and both come out perfectly clean.
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Yes as this is the largest home washing machine sold.
Handles a full king comforter set without a problem.
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Yes, you should due to the fact the wm8000 is currently the largest washer from LG.
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Could you give an example of what these sizes really mean in terms of what you can wash in them?
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4.0 = queen size comforter fits but the inside doesn't get washed well (I used to have that size)
5.1 = king size fits with room to spare (throw in the blanket too and they both get washed perfectly - I do this monthly now that we have the bigger one).
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In the 5.1 you can wash a complete king comforter set with ease.
The 4.0 and slightly larger will handle a queen comforter set and 3.7 size will handle a double bed comforter set.
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Please contact LG's Customer Service team at www.LGusa.com/support for assistance.
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