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Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White

  • Model: WFW81HEDW
  • Front Loading
  • 4.2 Cubic Feet
  • 1,200 RPM's
  • 4 Speed
  • 9 Cycles
Special financing available (subject to credit approval)
Washer Type
Front Loading
Capacity
4.2 Cubic Feet
RPMs
1,200 RPM's
Wash/Spin Speeds
4 Speed
Number of Cycles
9 Cycles
Number of Water Levels
Variable Water Level Control
Adjustable Water Temperature
4 Temperature Combinations
Perma Press Cycle
Yes
Delicate Cycle
Yes
Extra Rinse Option
Yes
Bleach Dispenser
Yes
Fabric Softener Dispenser
Yes
Tub Type
Stainless Steel Tub
Built In Water Heater
Yes
Energy Star Tier Level
Energy Star Tier Level 3
Other Features
Tap Touch With LED Display
Dimensions
27.0(w) X 38.7(h) X 33.1(d)
Shipping Weight
250 lbs
Warranty Terms - Parts
12 Months
Warranty Terms - Labor
12 Months

Keep clothes looking newer longer without the extra steps with the 4.2 cu. ft. Duet® high efficiency washer. When you can't move clothes to the dryer right away, the TumbleFresh™ option keeps clothes fresh and reduces wrinkles. You'll rest easy knowing that this front load washing machine features the Sanitize cycle with Heater toeliminate 99.9% of common household bacteria. And it's easy to start laundry faster using the Tap Touch controls with Memory, which remember the last cycle and settings of your high efficiency washer for a quick touch start.

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Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White
 
4.4

(based on 17 reviews)

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5.0

Great Washer

By Jordan

from Morris, Il

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        Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

        More then met my expectations. Cleans well, easy to use, quiet. For the price it is an exceptional washing machine

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        5.0

        improved

        By Cheryl

        from Iowa

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              Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

              replaced a duet sport washing machine a month ago and am pleased so far
              the rubber lining at the front is an improvement, easier to clean
              runs quieter

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              5.0

              Duet Whirlpool Washer

              By Lw

              from Knoxville, Tn

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                    Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                    I love this washer. It has every option I could I agibe. It's quiet and efficient

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                    5.0

                    A Happy Customer :)

                    By Dawn

                    from Highlands Ranch, CO

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                          Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                          This washer was installed on 5/2/15. We are a family of four plus a dog. I do one to two loads of laundry a day. When our old Frigidaire set broke, I spent lots of hours reviewing many brands and models for replacement. I was completely discouraged as every brand and model had some serious negatives as well as positives. My husband and I both decided on Whirlpool as it appeared to be the better of the options. So far, we have been thrilled! Of the issues noted before purchase - sounds like metal rolling around in the tub and uber sensitive controls - we found that we do have those issues but they are small and/or easy to get around. The metal rolling sound is only heard when you manually move the interior drum around or when the washer first starts. It appears to be the mechanism for load balancing. It is about 2 seconds in duration total. You do not hear anything when the machine is actually running a load. The controls are extremely sensitive, i.e., if you brush against them (like I do all the time to reach the cabinets above), they ding and/or turn on/off. However, these are the ONLY complaints I have about this washer. I actually REALLY REALLY REALLY enjoy doing laundry with these machines! (I have the matching dryer and it is just as great.) The first thing my husband and I said was "Wow! They are so quiet." With our old set (Frigidaire), we had to have plastic footers due to vibration. The service man laughed when we asked if they would be needed for the Whirlpool and he was right. I threw them away. He also told us that they don't get Whirlpool returns and they have had really great luck with the quality. Our old Frigidaire had major drainage issues, i.e., there was always standing water in the seal. (It was a first generation HE model.) The Whirlpool is clean as a whistle after each wash. The features have been great, the clothes are really clean, the machines look beautiful in the laundry room.

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                          1.0

                          Didn't even last 4 years!

                          By k9resqmom

                          from Bryan,TX

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                                Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                                We bought this machine July of 2011, and here we are just shy of 4 years, 5/13/2015, and we are looking at having to either fix our machine at a price of $471, or buy a new one. We are opting to purchase a new one after what we thought was the drain pump went out, but no, it's the CCU. When we first bought it, I was somewhat pleased with it, although it didn't clean our whites or heavily stained clothes all that well. This was the second front loader machine (previous one was a Maytag Neptune) we've owned, and we are going back to a top loading machine. Spend your money on something else, because you will only be spending a whole lot more in a few years.

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                                1.0

                                just trying to do my laundry

                                By displeased

                                from Maine

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                                      Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                                      I am just trying to do regular household laundry for a family of four and this machine has been nothing but trouble. It is in fact the second Duet we have had because the first one delivered and installed died in the first 6 months and I finally got Whirlpool to replace it. Now three years on the pump motor seems to be going. It's been three years of coddling and temperamental performance from the machine. I dread doing laundry because I fear it will trip a code.
                                      I just want to do the laundry. It really should be simpler than this.

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                                      5.0

                                      Great Machine

                                      By chunk

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                                            Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                                            I love this washer its quiet, does large loads and actually gets them clean, and is super easy to run.

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                                            5.0

                                            Great washer...especially love the quick wash feature...grea

                                            By Betty43

                                            from Greensboro, GA, United States

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                                                  Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                                                  Bought the Duet washer & dryer as a set about two weeks ago to replace the first generation Duets purchased when they were first introduced (app 2004)...extremely pleased with the first set and even more pleased with this set.

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                                                  5.0

                                                  WONDERFUL

                                                  By Hottie on the beach

                                                  from Alabama, United States

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                                                        Praise the Lord, our old washer died....the one we had belong to my husband and is deceased wife ,she passed away in 2002. Can you imagine when we got married 2 years ago what I saw the first time I used the washer! I nearly died. So I new the budget was tiet, so I started praying for it to die and thank goodness it did this past Christmas...and I love the one we got....

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                                                        4.0

                                                        whirlpool - 4.2 cu. ft. Duet? High Efficiency Washer with Tu

                                                        By cliff1n

                                                        from Augusta, GA, United States

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                                                              Comments about Whirlpool 4.2 Cu. Ft. Front Loading Washer - White:

                                                              good product, Still finding new thing on the washer

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