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Whirlpool WFW88HEAC Duet Stream 27in. Front Load Washer (4.3 cu ft)

Precision Dispense; Steam-Cleaning; Pre Soak; 11 Cycles, Cold Wash, Eco Monitor and Heater Chrome Shadow

I spy with my little eye a Duet-Steam frontload washer, with Precision Dispense, which accurately works out the amount of detergent needed for any of the 11 special washing options. And just look how well the Six-Hour Tumble-Fresh program protects your clothes with its intermittent tumble action. Why not also spy out the additional benefits of the Cold Wash cycle, which is not only very economical, but combines a concentrated mix of High Efficiency detergent with a special washing action for great results.

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  Quick Specs  
Cleaning: 4.3 cu ft, 1400rpm
Controls: LED touch tap
Cycles: 12 Cycles (steam and allegen)
Premium Features: 5 out of 6 - six Hour TumbleFresh

 WFW88HEAC washing machine

Washer Highlights

Interior Features

  • Up to 8 hour Presoak This cycle permits that extra time for pre-soaking heavily soiled garments following which the wash cycle will begin automatically Soaking times can be selected for as little as 30 minutes up-to-8 hours.

  • Bulky Items Cycle There are a good range of automatic wash cycle options including the popular Bulky Items and the Eco Boost options as well

  • Steam-Enhanced Cycles Let steam power help to eliminate the toughest stains easily and safely by penetrating deep into the fibres of the fabric, dissolving stubborn stain without the need for a pre-wash.

  • Adaptive Clean Wash System Not only are your clothes cared for with the Adaptive Care-Wash action, where a cold wash cycle and a concentrated solution of HE detergent gently lifts stains from your garments but this is also energy efficient and eco-friendly.

  • Quick Wash Cycle Ideal for those lightly soiled items the Quick-Wash setting extracts more water with its increased spin speed.

  • Exterior Features The Tap-Touch controls are sleek in appearance and easy to use and select, giving a wide range of wash selections and allowing direct access to the washer function. The easy to read and simple to select LED display features an estimated time remaining and status displays.

  • CEE Tier III Qualified and Energy Star Rated There is significant water and energy saving with these ratings and this washer may qualify for a local energy efficient rebate.

  • Other Features include Stainless steel wash basket; 5 Temperature selections; Quiet-Spin technology; a Delay Wash for up to 12 hours and an Allergen cycle removing up to 95% of harmful allergens from your washing.

  • Comparisons within the Whirlpool Series »

    This washer keeps the core features of Whirpool’s top two front load premium washers (the WFW96HEAU and WFW94HEAC), it has the same size, and wash cycles, including steam and allergen. However it lacks a few premium features, having no Active Spray Technology which is only available on Whirlpool’s top dog front loader (WFW96HEAU), and also it doesn’t have the12 hour fan fresh. If you want a cheaper Whirpool front loader you’ll have to compromise on the core features and go for the smaller 3.5 cu ft WFW9351YW

    Consumer Opinions »

    “spin cycle unbelievably fast”
    “easy to use yet full featured”
    “sound is very silent”

    “long wash cycle of 1 hour 20 mins”

    Available Colors

    Chrome Shadow - WFW88HEAC White - WFW88HEAW

    Full Specifications »

    Load Front
    Capacity 4.3 cu. Ft.
    Spin Speed 1400 rpm
    Temperature Settings 5
    Temperature Management Care control
    Internal Water Heater Yes

    Color Stainless
    Displays LED
    Controls Tap Touch Controls
    Wash Basket Stainless Steel
    Height 38 inches
    Width 32 3/4 inches
    Depth 27 inches
    Weight 20 Pounds
    No. of Cycles 12
    Adaptive Wash Cycles 14
    Steam Yes
    Allergen Yes
    Builky Items Yes
    Delicates Yes
    Norman / Casual Yes
    Quick Wash Yes
    Whitest Whites Yes
    Direct Drive Motor Yes
    Delay Wash (12 hours) Yes
    Time Remaining Display Yes
    Add-a-Garment Yes
    Control Lockout Yes
    Energy Star Qualified Yes
    CEE Tier III Yes
    PREMIUM FEATURES 5 out of 6
    Active Spray Technology No
    Quiet Spin 360 Technology Yes
    Adaptive Clean Wash System Yes
    Deep Clean Option Yes
    EcoBoost Option Yes
    Smart Temperature Control Yes
    Noise Reduction Ultra Noise Reduction System
    Freshness Option 6 Hour Tumble Fresh


    Energy Table »

    *assuming 7.5 loads a week Per Load Annual Use
    Operating Cost  n/a $9 (gas) $12 (electrc)
    Energy Use  0.29 KWh 112 KWh
    Water Consumption n/a n/a

    Estimated Yearly Operating Cost = $12

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  • $12 = Yearly Cost with an electric water heater
  • $9 = Yearly cost with natural gas water hearter

    Estimated Yearly Energy Use = 112 kw

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    WFW88HEAC Manuals »

  • Dimension Guide
  • Installation Guide
  • Warranty Information

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