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GE® ENERGY STAR® 3.6 IEC Cu. Ft. King-size Capacity Frontload Washer with Stainless Steel Basket

WBVH5100HWW


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APPROXIMATE DIMENSIONS (HxWxD)

41 1/2 in x 27 in x 31 1/4 in

TOTAL CAPACITY

3.6 cu ft

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Product Highlights

ENERGY STAR® Qualification
Means less energy waste and lower utility bills

Features

  • 3.6 cu. ft. IEC king-size capacity
    Makes room for more items, such as a king-size comforter or 22 full-size bath towels
  • Rotary electronic controls with LED and adaptive logic
    Makes it simple to select and monitor wash cycles
  • Five Wash/Spin Speed Combinations
    Speeds are matched to fabric type for better clothes care
  • Four wash/rinse temperatures
    Washer cleans at the exact temperature needed to remove dirt and reduce wear
  • Quiet-By-Design™
    Engineered for quiet operation

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This model is no longer being manufactured


Is this model still ENERGY STAR®-qualified? This model met ENERGY STAR® qualifications at the time of manufacture, but may not meet the current standards. Please see energystar.gov to determine if it meets current ENERGY STAR® qualification standards.

Claims & Certifications

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Meets the ENERGY STAR energy efficiency requirements.

ADA Compliant

ADA Compliant
Designed to be accessible and easy to open.

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FEATURES

Washer Cycles 2nd Rinse
Drain and Spin
Hydro Motion
Quick Rinse
Stain Wash
Speed Wash
Dispenser Detergent (Liquid/Powder)
Bleach
Fabric Softener
Control Type Rotary-Electronic
Wash/Rinse Temperatures 4
Wash/Spin Speed Combinations 5
Washer Control Features LED Cycle Countdown
LED Cycle Status Lights
Delay Start - Up to 10 hours
Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal
Water Levels Automatic
Whites Cycle Yes
Colors Cycle Yes
Adaptive Capabilities Load Size
Number of Cycles 14
Style Front-Loading
Wash Basket Type Stainless Steel
Water Temp System Perfect Temp
Easy Care Cycle Yes
Handwash Cycle Yes
Optional Soil Levels Heavy
Light
Normal
Medium
Extra Light
Additional Washer Features Hydro Motion
Fill and Drain Hoses Included
Maximum Spin Speed 1000 RPM
Receptacle Type 3-Prong Grounding

CAPACITY

Total Capacity (cubic feet) 3.6 cu ft
Unit Capacity King-size

APPEARANCE

Color Appearance White
Installation Undercounter, Stacked, Side-by-Side, Built-In

Claims & Certifications

ADA Compliant
ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ECONOMICAL / QUIET

Quiet Package Quiet-By-Design™

WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS

Approximate Shipping Weight 248 lb
Net Weight 232 lb
Overall Depth 31 1/4 in
Overall Height 41 1/2 in
Overall Width 27 in

POWER / RATINGS

Circuit Breaker or Time Delay Fuse 15 or 20 Amp
Motor Speeds Variable (1000 RPM Max Spin Speed)
Volts/Hertz 120V; 60Hz

ACCESSORIES

Optional Pedestal Accessory SBSD137HWW (Sold Separately)

WARRANTY

Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
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  1. 1 out of 5 stars.

    problematic

    Washer seemed very good and in fact got the matching dryer. Unfortunately the seal on the washer is very thin and is cut if you leave anything in your pockets including change or if you wash something that has an edge including belt buckles (or if the zipper gets caught on it). Replaced 3 times out of pocket due to it not being a manufacturer "defect." Last time it was fixed finally got a replacement part that was extra thick for durability which finally made it not so problematic that way.

    However, now the washer's basket no longer spins so clothes aren't being agitated or excess water not being spun out. With this many problems over 3 years just going to decide the model is a clunker and move on.

  2. 1 out of 5 stars.

    Moldy, Unbalanced, Leaves Clothes Dingy

    Purchased in '07. Looks good. Fancy digital controls. Got it with the matching dryer. Purchased via the GE employee discount program, so the price was nice.

    However.

    Loads are constantly unbalanced. Clothes come out dingy -- especially whites. Gasket mold.

  3. 3 out of 5 stars.

    Problematic

    Like one other reviewer, we have had a number of problems with this washer & the thin gasket. Had to replace a number of times within the first few years, and finally got one that was thicker that did the job for much longer than the other three. We have had this unit 5 1/2 years, and the bearings have gone out, so we are replacing. It washes clothes all right, but does get unbalanced fairly frequently. The nice thing with this model is that it is self-adjusting, so sometimes you might have to run another spin cycle, but it does try to correct it on its own first. Overall, would have purchased another washer. Looking at top loaders again because, although there are a number of benefits with front loaders, they wear out too quickly for the amount of money paid. The tech I just had here said 5 1/2 years is about normal because of the wear & tear simply from gravity. All that is holding the basket is one shaft and 2 bearings. Once the bearings are gone, which they wear out in about 5 1/2 years because of the weight of the basket with clothes, the washer is pretty much shot - you can buy a new one for about the price to fix it!

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