4.1 cu. ft. Duet® Steam Front Load Washer with Precision Dispense

Model: WFW8640BC

Model: WFW8640BC

4.1 cu. ft. Duet® Steam Front Load Washer with Precision Dispense

WFW8640BC

Model: WFW8640BC

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Key Features

Best Care for Your Clothes with the Cold Wash Cycle
Precision Dispense
6 Hour TumbleFresh™ Option
CEE Tier III Qualified
On/Off PreSoak Option
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Product Description

4.1 cu. ft. Duet® Steam Front Load Washer with Precision Dispense

Keep your favorite clothes looking newer longer with the Whirlpool® Duet® 4.1 cu. ft. front load washer. Thanks to the Adaptive Clean wash system with Precision Dispense, detergent mixes with water to penetrate fabrics and virtually eliminate pretreating. The Cold Wash cycle even provides the best care for your clothes in its class** by using adaptive wash actions with a concentrated solution of HE detergent and cold water to gently lift stains and soils from fabrics. This ENERGY STAR® qualified model also features a Sanitize cycle with Steam to eliminate 99.9% of common household bacteria1.† If you have an item that needs some extra time, the Presoak option will take care of it for you. When selected, it adds extra time for soaking and then automatically starts the cycle when it's complete, while the TumbleFresh™ option keeps clothes fresh and reduces wrinkles by continually tumbling clothes after the cycle's end for up to 6 hours.

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Features

Best Care for Your Clothes with the Cold Wash Cycle

Provides the best care for your clothes, using adaptive wash actions together with a concentrated solution of HE detergent and cold water to gently lift stains and soils from fabrics. This cycle delivers great cleaning while protecting fabrics from heat damage and using less energy. (Among leading front load brands, 4.1 cu. ft. capacity or less, comparable cycles or normal with Cold Wash option and default settings, based on cleaning and gentleness)

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.

6 Hour TumbleFresh™ Option

Activates after the load is finished if selected, tumbling clothes periodically. Keep clothes fresh and reduce wrinkles by continually tumbling clothes after cycle's end for up to 6 hours. Intermittent tumbling in the washer helps reduce the growth of odor-causing bacteria.

CEE Tier III Qualified

Based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency qualified product listings--with Tier III being the most efficient. This model features advanced water & energy savings and may qualify for rebates from local utility companies.

Additional Features

Best Care for Your Clothes with the Cold Wash Cycle

Provides the best care for your clothes, using adaptive wash actions together with a concentrated solution of HE detergent and cold water to gently lift stains and soils from fabrics. This cycle delivers great cleaning while protecting fabrics from heat damage and using less energy. (Among leading front load brands, 4.1 cu. ft. capacity or less, comparable cycles or normal with Cold Wash option and default settings, based on cleaning and gentleness)

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.

6 Hour TumbleFresh™ Option

Activates after the load is finished if selected, tumbling clothes periodically. Keep clothes fresh and reduce wrinkles by continually tumbling clothes after cycle's end for up to 6 hours. Intermittent tumbling in the washer helps reduce the growth of odor-causing bacteria.

CEE Tier III Qualified

Based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency qualified product listings--with Tier III being the most efficient. This model features advanced water & energy savings and may qualify for rebates from local utility companies.

On/Off PreSoak Option

Adds extra time for soaking before the wash cycle starts. When the 30-minute PreSoak Option is complete, the wash cycle will start automatically.

4.1 cu ft. Stainless Steel Wash Basket

Wash up to 18 pairs of jeans in a single load2. The washer’s 4.1 cu. ft. capacity wash drum offers enough space to handle larger loads and bulky items. Various sizes.

Eco Monitor

The Eco Monitor allows you to see the eco-friendliness of each cycle or option you choose. The display rates energy use to show your overall eco-performance.

Quiet Spin 360 Technology

Now you can place your laundry pair virtually anywhere and be assured of balanced performance and vibration control. The washer takes into account where it’s installed and adapts to improve its balance over time. A built-in accelerometer and dual-ring ball-balancing keep the wash basket centered at all times.

Quiet Wash Ultra Noise Reduction System

Sanitize cycle with Steam

Sanitize cycle with Steam eliminates 99.9% of common household bacteria1. Bacteria tested were K. pneumonia, P. aureginosa and S. aureus.

Tap Touch Controls

The Tap Touch interface featured on select models brings high-tech style to your laundry room. It allows direct access to washer functions, and its sleek appearance enhances the appeal of any space.

Smart Temperature Control Helps Reduce Shrinking and Color Bleeding

The Care Control temperature management system enabled by 6th Sense™ technology helps protect your clothes by controlling water amount and temperature.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Meets government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on utility bills.

Adaptive Clean Wash System

The Adaptive Clean wash system automatically senses the size of each load to use just the right amount of water to deliver great cleaning. The wash system is 10% more gentle while delivering better cleaning performance that virtually eliminates the need to pretreat. Compared to traditional top load washers.

10 Automatic Cycles

5 Temperature Settings

Clean Boost with Steam

The clean boost option adds the power of steam, increased wash action, extra rinsing for even more help in breaking down deep soils.

1,200 RPM Maximum Spin Speed

Direct Drive Motor

The direct drive motor allows the washer to spin faster, and it uses fewer moving parts, so there’s less wear and tear over time.

Delay Wash (up to 8 Hours)

Sets the washer to begin cleaning up to 8 hours later or when unloading the washer is more convenient.

Internal Water Heater

Delicate Cycle

A reduced agitation speed and low spin speed provide needed fabric care without sacrificing cleaning performance.

Normal/Casual Cycle

Quick Wash Cycle

Clean small, lightly soiled loads in less time. Plus, increased spin speeds extract more water for faster dry times.

Heavy Duty Cycle

Whitest Whites Cycle

Raises water temperatures and releases bleach or an oxygen-based cleaner at the optimal moment to enhance whitening performance.

On/Off Extra Rinse Option

Automatic Water Levels

Automatic water levels regulate the amount of water based on the size of the load. Only the amount needed to clean is used, increasing efficiency and helping the environment.

Add-A-Garment Indicator Light

Illuminates for the first 8 minutes of the wash cycle as a convenient reminder that forgotten items can still be added to the load in progress.

Estimated Time Remaining Display

LED Display

Provides easy selection for all options, displays time remaining and status for the cycle.

Clean Washer Cycle with affresh® Washer Cleaner

Deep fill the washer to clean areas that aren't reached by the wash cycles. Add an Affresh® Washer cleaner tablet for best results.

Specifications

Height:
38-3/4”
inches
Width:
27.0”
inches
Depth:
33-1/8”
inches

Certifications

Energy Star® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Certified

Prop 65

Prop 65 warning CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

Dimensions

Capacity

4-1/10

Depth

33-1/8 in

Height

38-3/4 in

Net Weight

244 lbs

Width

27.0 in

Details

Dispense System

Detergent, Fabric Softener & Bleach

Hoses Included

No

Controls

Automatic Temperature Controls

Yes

Location of Controls

Front Panel

Configuration and Overview

Size

27 in

Features

Stackable

No

Exterior

Lid/Door Swing

Left

Modifiers

Delay Start

Up to 8 hours

Number of Soil Levels

4

Number of Spin Speeds

4

Pre Soak

30 minutes

Temperature Selections

Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cool, Cold

GDS

GPC Code

10001959

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Product Type

EA

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