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

  • WM8100HWA

  • White

Key Features

  • 5.2 cu. ft. Mega capacity
  • AAFA Certified
  • TurboWash® Technology
  • Steam Technology
  • 10 Year Limited Warranty on Direct Drive Motor
  • LG SideKick™ Compatible
AVAILABLE COLORS:

LG Front Loaders are rated by Consumer Reports

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AddPause Laundry

Forget Something? No Problem.

This LG Washer has a built-in pause button that lets you pause your wash after it starts and drop in a stray piece of clothing

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

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.

Get wise

Get wise

If you ever experience an issue with your LG washer, you don't have to worry. The SmartDiagnosis™ feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a simple app on your smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

This LG washer has been awarded the ENERGY STAR® most efficient mark in 2017. Products that are recognized as the most efficient of ENERGY STAR® in 2017 help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by meeting rigorous energy efficiency performance levels set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

SUMMARY
Design Style Front Loader
CAPACITY
Capacity 5.2 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
On-Door Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
ENERGY
CEE Tier 2
ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2016 Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 14
Wash Programs Normal, Perm. Press, Delicates, Speed Wash, TubClean™, Sanitary, Allergiene™, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Towels, Rinse+Spin, Download, Jumbo Wash, Bedding
No. of Options 13
Options Prewash, Delay Wash, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, FreshCare™, Steam, TurboWash™, Custom Program, Drum Light, Smart Grid, Remote Start, Wi-Fi Connect
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps 5 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® Technology Yes
Steam Technology Yes
Allergiene™ Cycle Yes
Sanitary Cycle Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
LoadSense Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Internal Water Heater Yes
SMART THINQ® TECHNOLOGY
SmartDiagnosis™ (v1.0) Yes
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor Type Inverter 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
Door Rim Glass/Chrome
Door Cover Dark Blue Tinted Square Cover
Door Opening 42 1/8"
Available Colors White (W), Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
OPTIONS
Pedestal WDP5W, WDP5V
Pedestal (WxHxD) 29" x 13 9/10" x 29 2/5"
LG Sidekick™ Pedestal Washer WD200CW, WD200CV
LG Sidekick™ Pedestal Washer (WxHxD) 29" x 14 1/10" x 30 4/5"
Stacking Kit KSTK2
ACCESSORIES
Hose Included Yes
DIMENSIONS
Product ( WxHxD) 29" x 41 1/4" x 33 3/4" (55 15/16" W with door open)
Carton ( WxHxD) 31 5/16" x 44 19/64" x 35 5/8"
Weight (Product/Carton) 239 lbs / 263.3 lbs
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231017459

What People Are Saying

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor Storage Just bought unit with storage drawer accessory. Upon delivery and after installation I discovered Standard Detergent or Bleach Container cannot be placed in the storage drawer. The drawer is tooo shallow by about one inch to allow drawer to close. Wish I had not purchased this unit.
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best Washer Ever!! I bought this washer in November of 2016. It is an awesome washer! Takes huge loads. Is super quiet. Uses very little water. The wash cycles are quick. It looks great too. I would buy it again without question. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG FRONT LOADING WASHER MODEL WM8100HWA I ordered my LG Model WM8100HWA thru Best Buy online on 11/20/16, and it was delivered & installed on 11/25/16 (this is a replacement for a 7 year old Whirlpool Duet w/Pedestal when the bearings seized, washer became so out of balance it exploded sending plastic pieces into my laundry!). When my LG washer was delivered & installed, the delivery/installation crew were somewhat clueless as to the leveling adjustment using the supplied adjustment wrench. I ended up supplying my own open end SnapOn wrench in order for the machine to be leveled on the concrete basement floor. Once the washer was leveled, I have not had to adjust it again. I chose not to purchase the Pedestal as I feel this may be part of the reason my other washing machine failed (allowed machine to wobble & wrack thus causing bearings to wear). In the months to follow, I have done countless loads of laundry (including King size comforters, sheets, insulated winter coveralls & delicates) using all settings of the machine. Although I will agree with some of the previous reviews as to the length of the cycles, I have been very pleased with the performance of this washing machine.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from not real happy. Out of the box, brand new, it did not work. Had to call service & 2 days later finally got it fixed.
Date published: 2017-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT I bought 1 month ago and I am very satisfied ... I love my washing machine
Date published: 2017-01-30
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Washer I needed a washer that could wash a king size comforter. I was told by salesmans and I believe your descriptions says a 5.2 washer would be fin for that size. I've never had a front door washer but I heard they wash better than a front loader. I immediately grabbed my king size comforter and I had a difficult time getting it in. In fact, I almost didn't wash it because there was no room, I really had to push the comforter inside the machine.The plastic bubble takes up so much room I have to assume it takes up some of the 5.2 cubic feet. I end up washing twice so that it's so wet the from the first time that there will be some room to wash the comforter. I was extremely disappointed as that was the only reason I bought that size. There are many options to wash your items but I manly use the cotton size and the largest option for the comforter. It washers other items ok
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Nice washer Nice washer but hard to read the settings they are printed very dim need a flashlight to see the settings if the light is not bright enough the dryer is the same hard to read the settings.
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This washer was purchased as a set. Works great. We bought this washer as a set. It is very quiet and has a wealth of features. We decided to make this purchase based on much research. We are still learning the numerous cycles and options within each cycle.
Date published: 2017-01-18
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