GE 5.0 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer with Steam in White, ENERGY STAR-GTWS8650DWS at The Home Depot
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Model # GTWS8650DWS

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5.0 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer with Steam in White, ENERGY STAR

GE 5.0 cu. ft. High-Efficiency Top Load Washer with Steam in White, ENERGY STAR

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Model # GTWS8650DWS

Internet # 203955415

Store SO SKU # 613242

This GE 5.0 DOE cu. ft. capacity washer with stainless steel basket and SmartDispense takes the guesswork out of how much detergent to add, but automatically adding the right amount of detergent based on the load size and soil level. This washer also features a HydroHeater internal water heater that boosts water temperatures and helps achieve sanitization. Vibration Control Quietly washes any-size load without vibration thanks to technology that optimizes spin pattern. And with the Stain Removal Guide, you can easily eliminate tough stains using the preprogrammed settings that modify your cycle to treat the four most common stains. Search matching Electric Dryer Model GTDS850EDWS or Gas Dryer model GTDS850GDWS.

  • 5.0 cu. ft. DOE stainless steel basket easily handles large loads to let you enjoy more time in the living room instead of the laundry room
  • Stainless-steel wash basket will not chip, rust, or snag clothing
  • Steam Assist helps to loosen soils and odors before the wash begins with steam vapor in the washer
  • PreciseFill Auto-Load Sensing technology automatically senses the size of the load to add the right amount of water based on the load size saving you water and energy
  • SmartDispense technology- The washer can hold about a two-month supply of detergent and fabric softener and automatically dispense the right amount for each load
  • With 16 wash cycles, including Hand Wash, Speed Wash and Sanitize, there is a cycle to handle most all of your wash needs
  • ENERGY STAR qualified and CEE Tier III - Meets or exceeds federal guidelines for energy efficiency for year-round energy and money savings
  • Electronic controls provide easy operation and the LED cycle time display lets you know when your load will be complete
  • Stain Removal Guide - Easily eliminate tough stains with preprogrammed settings that modify your cycle to treat the four most common stains
  • Delay start feature begins operation when it's most convenient for your schedule
  • Quietpack - Enjoy a powerful clean that you won’t hear thanks to noise-dampening material that holds in sound for a quieter cycle
  • Vibration Control - Quietly washes any-size load without vibration thanks to technology that optimizes spin pattern
  • Soft-close glass lid - The convenience of hydraulic technology allows the lid to close gently every time
  • CleanSpeak Communication System - Perfect drying performance is achievable thanks to the ability of the washer to communicate with the dryer to preset the dry cycle
  • Washer requires use of high-efficency detergent, typically two tablespoons per load
  • The Home Depot will not hook up your washer with used fill hoses; new fill hoses will be offered during checkout
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Agitator/Impeller Type  Impeller/Washplate  Amperage (amps)  10 
Appliance Type  Top Load Washer  Assembled Depth (in.)  29 in 
Assembled Height (in.)  44.5 in  Assembled Width (in.)  28 in 
CASE DEPTH (In decimal format)  31.0  Capacity- Top Load Washer (cu ft) 
Certifications and Listings  1-UL Listed,ANSI Certified,CSA Listed,NSF Listed  Color/Finish  White on White with Silver Backsplash 
Color/Finish Family  White  Control Type  Electronic 
Cycle - Allergen  No  ENERGY STAR Certified  Yes 
Energy Consumption (kWh/year)  232  Energy Efficiency Tier Rating  Tier III 
Estimated Yearly Operating Cost ($)  18  Height With Lid Open 90 Degrees (In)  60 
High Efficiency Washer  Yes  High-Efficiency Detergent Required  Yes 
Included Items  Power Cord  Item Package UOM  Pieces 
Manufacturer Warranty  Limited 1-year entire appliance  Maximum Spin Speed (RPM)  1000 
Number of Rinse Cycles  Number of Rinse Temperatures 
Number of Wash Cycles  16  Number of Wash Speeds 
Number of Wash Temperatures  Product Weight (lb.)  165 lb 
Returnable  Non-Returnable  Steam Function  Yes 
Voltage (volts)  115  Wash Cycles  Delicates,Extra Rinse,Handwashable,Prewash,Sanitation,Speed Wash,Whites 
Washer Dispensers  Bleach,Fabric Softener,Prewash Detergent  Washer Features  Add Garment (pause),Built-in Water Heater,Control Lockout,Cycle Time Remaining Display,Delay Start,Door Window,End-Of-Cycle Signal,Interior Light,Out-of-Balance Detection,Soft Close Lid,Steam Function 
Washer Interior Light  Yes  Washer Tub/Drum Material  Stainless Steel 


Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 73 reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by I so want to recommend this washer... This washer is so beautiful. You will want to stand over it and watch through the glass lid as the tub fills with splashes of water enhanced beautifully by the LED lighting. It also makes politely pleasant noises to alert you about various things. Get the equally beautiful matching dryer and watch them talk to each other about the current load selection! Prefill the detergent and softener and washing is a breeze--when the darn thing actually works. We have had ours for three months, and then it started pausing in the middle of any and all cycles. It would take two days to get through a single load. First technician dispatched informed me that I was loading it wrong, but as soon as he left the same thing happened, even though I carefully arranged the clothes like a mother robin would arrange her nest. I tried to figure this out on my own, and in the process discovered that installers switched hot and cold inputs, resulting in super wrinkly clothing and a blazing hot laundry room. Sadly, switching the lines out did not help the pausing problem (technician did not notice the mistake, nor did the dryer installer, who had to attach a hose to dryer for steam feature), but since I have fixed the hoses, I no longer have to run a fan in laundry room. Or didn't before the washer completely stopped working. A week ago we could still get a full load run fifty percent of the time, but now it is completely dead. Yes, it still looks pretty, except for the now dirty water stuck in it, but dead. Second technician dispatched to look at issue reported that a batch of washers left factory with bad boards. First board they shipped apparently did not include all the right components, so could not be installed. So now we are waiting for another board, and another technician. The thing to note about this is that it takes a MINIMUM of a week to get a technician to your house to diagnose the issue (if he is willing to admit that it is a problem with the washer, and not with your washing technique). If a part is needed, that will be at least another 4 days before it gets there and then someone comes out to install it. Tomorrow will theoretically mark our 5th technician visit, so if you do the math, you can see we have not been fully functional for some time. Thankfully, it is just my GE employee husband (which is why I bought this brand) and I doing laundry, but still, four weeks without a washer is WAY TOO LONG when you have spent this much money. I have also noticed that once you tell people that you have a fancy HE washer, you start to hear horror stories. The tech telling me that I am loading it wrong did that for a reason. Apparently even though there are cycles on this thing for bulky items, it is highly recommended that you NOT use them or you are on the fast track to a drum rebuild. I have also been told this washer and others like it will last a MAXIMUM of five years. So do yourself a favor: don't go by looks or the pretty sounds this washer makes. Save yourself time and money and buy an old school top loader with a conventional agitator. Three months from now you will thank me. November 4, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Good not awesome I have been using this for three months now. I had a GE front load that died after 6.5 years. Prior to that I had a GE Harmony washer. I loved the Harmony washer the best. This washer was closest to it in features and product style. The main reason I don't love this washer is because all my black clothes come out with lint and fuzz embedded in the fabric. The only way to get the lint off is to put clothes in the dryer. So my expensive workout clothes that I used to hang dry,now have to go into the dryer to release the embedded lint! If I air dry the clothes, the lint sticks to the fabric, also I have to do smaller loads to get the clothes clean. Boo I love the light. I love the cycles are shorter than the front load and it is very quiet. September 24, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by cost/features This was a high priced item and I am disappointed with it. It should take less of my time and work better than any other washer I've had. Instead, it is inconsistent in the amount of water and soap it uses (often not enough water). I have to monitor every step. And, I have to turn everything inside out in hopes of eliminating body/deodorant odors. It doesn't clean well either. October 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love love love our new washer! This washer has many great features. We especially love the automatic detergent and softener dispenser storage so we do not have to dispense it manually each time we do a load. It keeps the top of the washer clean. We also love that the their own laundry. This washer also has a steam feature. October 7, 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Owned for 1 month, already broken Bought a top of the line washer to replace the cheap one I had, and now I am wishing I didn't. It worked like a dream for the first month and after a month I hear a grinding/fast clicking sound when I have a load of laundry in. The 1 year warranty covered the repair, didn't do it for a couple of weeks, and now its back again. Never had any problems when I bought the cheapest front load washer I could find (switched back to top load because they clean better) September 28, 2014
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