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4.5 cu. ft. Duet® Steam Front Load Washer with Load & Go™ System

Whirlpool WFW97HEDC

Available in 4 Color(s)


  • Adaptive Wash Technology
  • Load & Go™ System
  • Load & Go™ Cartridge
  • Precision Dispense

Quick Specs

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 38.75"
  • Depth: 33.13"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.5 cu. ft.
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

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Adaptive Wash Technology Keep clothes looking newer longer 2 with technology that senses and adapts wash actions, time and temperature.

Load & Go™ System Skip adding detergent to every load with the Load & Go™ system. The Load & Go™ cartridge holds enough detergent to wash up to 12 loads 4 of laundry so you can simply fill it and forget it.

Load & Go™ Cartridge The removable Load & Go™ cartridge holds enough detergent to wash 12 loads 1 of laundry in a single filling. Based on 2X concentration of HE detergent.

Precision Dispense Precision Dispense holds detergent and additives and releases detergent at the correct time during the cycle for optimal fabric care. Detergent mixes with water to penetrate fabrics and virtually eliminate pretreating.

14 Adaptive Wash Actions Up to 14 different adaptive wash actions provide a combination of powerful cleaning and gentle fabric care.

12-Hour FanFresh® Option With Dynamic Venting Technology® A built-in fan activates after the wash cycle is over, tumbling clothes for up to 12 hours so you can wash and dry a small load right in the washer 3 .Based on a 2-lb load of lightweight fabrics.

Wash and Dry Cycle Wash and dry tomorrow's outfit in the washer 5 with this cycle. Featuring FanFresh® technology, it automatically activates a fan so you can get tomorrow's outfit or sports uniform ready without having to use the dryer.

Active Spray Technology Active Spray technology sprays the load with detergent in a cone shaped pattern to completely and evenly cover the fabrics. It delivers better cleaning performance that virtually eliminates the need to pretreat.

Steam Clean Option Add the power of steam to the stain-fighting Steam Clean option for even more help in breaking down deep soils.

Smooth Wave Stainless Steel Wash Basket The Smooth Wave stainless steel wash basket gently guides clothes through the wash cycle and helps protect fabrics from fraying and snags.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified Exceeds government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on your utility bills.

Presoak Option The Presoak option adds extra time for soaking before the wash cycle starts.


  • Adaptive Wash Technology
  • Load & Go™ System
  • Load & Go™ Cartridge
  • Precision Dispense
  • 14 Adaptive Wash Actions
  • 12-Hour FanFresh® Option With Dynamic Venting Technology®
  • Wash and Dry Cycle
  • Active Spray Technology
  • Steam Clean Option
  • Smooth Wave Stainless Steel Wash Basket
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
  • Presoak Option
Configuration and Overview
Capacity 4.50
ADA Compliant ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
CEE Tier Rating Tier II
Energy Star® Qualified ENERGY STAR® Qualified
UL Yes
Energy Factor 3.20
Water Factor 3.0
Cycle and Options
Number of Wash Cycles 12
Washer Cycle Selections Allergen, Clean Washer with affresh, Cold Wash, Delicates, Drain & Spin, Heavy Duty, Normal, Quick Wash, Sanitize, Towels, Wash & Dry, Whites
Pre Soak 30 minutes, 60 minutes, 8 hour
Option Selections Control Lock, Delay Wash, Detergent Concentration, EcoBoost™, End of Cycle Signal, Extra Rinse, Fan Fresh®, Presoak, Steam Clean, Water Hardness
Number of Soil Levels 4
Soil Selections Extra Heavy, Heavy, Light, Normal
Spin Speeds 5
Spin Speed Selections Extra Fast, Fast, Medium, Off, Slow
Temperature Selections Cold, Cool, Extra Hot, Hot, Warm
Display Type Cycle Indicator Lights with Digital Time Remaining
LED Color Blue
Feedback-Status Indicators Add Garment, Delay Wash, Detergent Level, Dispensing, Done (Clothes Clean), Door Locked, Estimated Time Remaining, Fan Fresh®, Load&Go™, Sensing, Steaming
Drum Material Stainless Steel
Hoses Included No
Motor Drive Type Direct Drive
Pedestal Options Yes
Stackable Yes
Advanced Vibration Control Dual Ball Balancer With 6 pt Suspension
Automatic Load Size Sensing Technology Yes
Eco Monitor No
Fan Fresh®-Fresh Hold® Fan Fresh®
Out of Balance Sensing Yes
Suspension System 2 Springs and 4 Dampers
Width 27
Depth 33 5/16
Height 38 3/4
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 52 3/4
Minimum Height 38 3/4
Maximum Height 39 3/4

Quick Specs

  • Appearance

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 38.75"
  • Depth: 33.13"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.5 cu. ft.
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

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I bought this a month ago and it washes clean and use less energy we are happy with this purchase.
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