Any HE TL washers with on board heaters?

beaglencApril 4, 2013

Just bought a Samsung #WA476DSHAWR from Lowe's with built in heater. It was on clearance and only one left was floor model, $760 for a 1K washer. Yeah!! Well, it is about 1 and a half inches to tall with the door open.:( All the others,Bravos, GE and LG don't have the on board heaters. So what now? Had to order the gas dryer and to be delivered on the 13th. Any suggestions? I'm tired of my Bosch shaking my house when I use any cycle other than or bulky--even on gentle spin. I don't want another FL.

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

The TOL Maytag Bravos 950 and the TOL Whirlpool Cabrio have a heater and it can be activated by the user on any cycle. Some of the new GEs as well as some LGs and the more expensive Samsungs have heaters as well. However, they usually only activate for Sanitary.

That being said, I don't think Bosch has anything special to offer as far as vibration control goes. Many manufacturers have better systems. Electrolux, just as an example, gives a Second Floor Guarantee against vibration.

Other than that, look for TOL units to get a heater or the mentioned models from Whirlpool, if you want control over heater usage.


    Bookmark   April 4, 2013 at 2:37PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Alex you are the best!! Do you know model #'s for the cabrios? The Bravos is too high with the lid open, needs to be less than 54 in.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2013 at 3:39PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Well the Bravos and the Cabrio probably share almost 99% of the parts - the overall hight is most likely the same.

The new GE are 60" with the lid up.

The new Samsungs are 58" with the lid up.

The LGs are 55 3/4" with the lid up.

- WT6001HVA
- WT6001HV
- WT5170HV
- WT5170HW

have a heating element for the Sanitary cycle.

    Bookmark   April 4, 2013 at 6:00PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Favorite detergents again, please.
What are your favorite detergents (specify liquid or...
Does Persil Liquid ProClean from Walmart USA contain....
optical brighteners. Their website is next to useless...
LG/Kenmore Elite 5.2 washer & 9.0 Dryer
Hey everyone! Happy New Year!! Does anyone have any...
Fisher Paykel Washer/Dryer
Sears is now carrying Fisher Paykel washers and dryers....
Getting ready to buy Speed Queens
Actually did purchase a pair of Speed Queens for home...
Sponsored Products
Cheerful Throw
$129.99 | Dot & Bo
Sail LED Wall Washer by Access Lighting
$270.00 | Lumens
Adesso Lamps Reach 19-3/4 in. Black Metal LED Desk Lamp 3653-01
Home Depot
Slumber Solutions Machine Washable 1.5-inch Queen/ King-size Memory Foam Mattres
Rotating Vintage Reproduction Hardware Bin
The City Farm
3-pin XLR DMX Decoder-Studio 4-Channel
Red Cedar Square Patio Dining Set
MyCube Personal Safe
$399.00 | FRONTGATE
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™