Detergent pouring into the Whirlpool® Load & Go™ Dispenser

The Load & Go™ Dispenser: Skip steps on laundry day

Determining how much detergent you need based on the wash cycle, load size and soil level of your laundry can be time-consuming and confusing. Whirlpool® Washing Machines with the Load & Go™ Dispenser remove this step by adding the right amount of detergent automatically. Learn more about how this convenient feature can help you streamline your laundry routine.

What is a Load & Go™ Dispenser?

The Load & Go™ Dispenser featured in select Whirlpool® Washing Machines lets you skip adding detergent to every load. The Load & Go™ Dispenser is designed to store enough detergent for 20-40 loads of laundry,1 depending on the washer model. Simply select your load options, then let your washing machine accurately measure detergent for each load and dispense it at the right time.

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How does a Whirlpool® Washer with Load & Go™ Dispenser work?

  1. Fill the Load & Go™ Dispenser with High Efficiency (HE) liquid laundry detergent once every 20-40 loads.

  2. Make sure the Load & Go™ Dispenser is enabled, then select your wash cycle, soil level and other options.

  3. Start the wash cycle.

With Intuitive Controls, you can let the washer guide you to the right cycle combinations or customize over 30 of your own to get the right type of fabric care for whatever you’re washing. Once you’ve chosen your ideal cycle, the washer will automatically add the correct amount of laundry detergent. You only need to complete step 1 when the dispenser is low or empty. Otherwise, you can simply select your settings, start the wash and go!

For full details and troubleshooting, read the Load & Go™ Dispenser product help article.

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How often will I need to refill the Load & Go™ Dispenser?

On average, a Load & Go™ Dispenser holds 1L of laundry detergent, or enough for about 20 loads. However, this can vary depending on your washing machine model, the size and soil level of each load and the concentration level of your detergent. To refill, pull out the dispenser drawer or tray and fill it with high efficiency (HE) detergent. The location of the dispenser will vary by model.

Select models featuring a Load & Go™ XL Dispenser can take care of up to 40 loads before needing a refill. A Load & Go™ XL Plus Dispenser allows you to add fabric softener along with detergent for complete fabric care. If you’ve got piles of both mud-smeared soccer jerseys and delicate work clothes to keep up with, look for models featuring the Load & Go™ XL and XL Plus Dispensers to help you get the right amount of detergent for every load, without measuring.

Learn more about how to adjust the detergent concentration settings on your washing machine.

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Is a washing machine with the Load & Go™ Dispenser worth it?

There are numerous benefits to the Whirlpool® Load & Go Dispenser.

  • Skip steps: If you’re looking for ways to finish laundry with less hassle, the Load & Go™ Dispenser eliminates the need to manually add detergent to each load.

  • Less guesswork: Washing machines with the Load & Go™ Dispenser automatically sense the load size and adjust to add the right amount of detergent for each load. This can help eliminate guesswork, especially for delicate or heavily soiled clothes.

  • No more overdosing: Enabling the Load & Go™ Dispenser helps avoid using too much detergent, which can lead to oversudsing, longer cycle times and greater water usage. It’s also a great way to help kids learn how to do laundry—safeguarding against detergent spills and overuse.

Whirlpool® Washers featuring the Load & Go™ Dispenser can help you save time and detergent by automatically dispensing the right amount of detergent for each and every load. Washing machines with the Load & Go™ Dispenser are available with features, finishes and capacities to fit your needs. From space-saving closet-depth models to large capacity top load washers, find the right washing machine for your lifestyle.

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If you’re looking for other ways to customize any load to your family’s needs, consider the 2 in 1 Removable Agitator, available on select Whirlpool® Washers. This gives you the option to add or remove the agitator to a load to help break down stubborn stains or make room for more bulky items. Shop Whirlpool® Washers featuring the 2 in 1 Removable Agitator.

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1. Based on an 8-lb load. Actual dispenser capacity varies by model.