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GE® 4.9 DOE cu. ft. Capacity RightHeight™ Front Load ENERGY STAR® Washer with Steam

GE Appliances GFW490RPKDG

Available in 3 Color(s)

Features

  • RightHeight® Design with Built-in Pedestal
  • Time Saver
  • Stain Removal Guide
  • 10-year warranty

Quick Specs

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 28"
  • Height: 47"
  • Depth: 34.4"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.9 cu. ft.
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

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RightHeight® Design with Built-in Pedestal

Comfortably load and unload clothes, and use the top as a folding or drying surface, with this factory-installed pedestal


Time Saver

When you need to get a full load of clothes clean in only 37 minutes


Steam Assist

Penetrates deep into fabric fibers, loosening stains like tomato and grass, yet protects your fabrics


Stain Removal Guide

Clean the most common stains with preprogrammed settings that modify any cycle to help remove stains like blood, tomato, wine, dirt, grass or coffee


Internal water heater

Increases wash temperature to reduce bacteria and provide better cleaning for the really tough stains


Sanitize cycle

Feel comfort knowing clothes are sanitized* and 99.9% of bacteria has been removed thanks to an internal water heater that boosts the water temperature*Certified by NSF Protocol P172 Sanitation Performance of Residential Clothes Washers


Precision Dispense

Great cleaning performance is enhanced with a dispenser that distributes fresh detergent multiple times throughout the wash


Allergen cycle

Remove up to 99% of pet dander and dust mite allergens* with this cleaning cycle that reaches 131°F *Meets NSF Protocol P351


Adaptive Vibration Control

Considers floor type and location of washer in the home to adapt and optimize spin patterns, reducing vibration and sound


eWash Cold Wash Technology

Energy-saving option uses a cold water wash on select cycles without sacrificing performance


LED washer basket light

Find every last sock with a bright LED light that effectively lights the wash basket


Bulky Items

Convenient cycle for comforters and pillows


Active wear wash cycle

Finding the right setting for workout clothes is no sweat thanks to a cycle designed specifically for cleaning performance fabrics


10-year warranty

Rest assured knowing your washer is backed by a 10-year warranty

Features

  • RightHeight® Design with Built-in Pedestal
  • Time Saver
  • Stain Removal Guide
  • 10-year warranty
  • Steam Assist
  • Internal water heater
  • Sanitize cycle
  • Precision Dispense
  • Allergen cycle
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 4.9
Wash Basket Type Stainless Steel - Tilted
FILTER
App Filter - Overnight Dry No
App Filter - Pedestal Built In Riser
App Filter - Steam Yes
App Filter - Capacity Washer Large (4.1-4.9 cu. ft.)
App Filter - Product Type Washers Front Load
App Filter - Single Item Cycle No
APPEARANCE
Front Serviceable Yes
Handle Chrome Pocket Handle Door
Installation Side-by-Side
Door Style See-Thru Glass
Color Appearance Diamond Gray
Trim/Accents Chrome Accents
Chrome Knob with Rubber Grip
POWER / RATINGS
Circuit Breaker or Time Delay Fuse 15 or 20 Amp
Volts/Hertz 120V; 60Hz
Motor Speeds Variable
WARRANTY
Warranty Notes See written warranty for full details
Parts Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Limited 10-year motor
Labor Warranty Limited 1-year entire appliance
Limited 10-year motor
ECONOMICAL / QUIET
Quiet Package Quiet-By-Design
ACCESSORIES
Fill Hose WH41X10207 (sold separately)
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 279.0
Overall Depth 34.4
Overall Width 28.0
Overall Height 47.0
Approximate Shipping Weight 295.0
Depth with Door Open 90° 52.0
FEATURES
Style Front-Loading
Whites Cycle Yes
Colors Cycle Normal
Wash/Rinse Temperatures 5
Washer Options/Settings Delay Wash up to 24 hours
Extra Rinse
My Cycle
PreWash
Stain Removal Guide
Steam
Time Saver
Tumble Care
Optional Soil Levels Extra Heavy
Extra Light
Heavy
Light
Normal
Water Heater Yes
Additional Washer Features Adjustable Leveling Legs
LED Basket Light
Vibration Control Yes
Control Type Rotary-Electronic w/LEDs
Pedestal RightHeight™ Design Built-in
Spin Speeds 5
Steam Assist Yes
Number of Cycles 13
Receptacle Type 3-Prong Grounding
Maximum Spin Speed 1250 RPM
Stain Removal Guide Yes
Steam Yes
Delicates Cycle Delicates/Hand Wash
Water Levels Adaptive Fill
Washer Cycles Active Wear
Allergen
Bulky Items
Cold Wash
Delicates/Hand Wash
Normal
Quick Wash
Rinse + Spin
Sanitize
Small Load
Towels & Sheets
Tub Clean
Whites
Washer Control Features Add Garment
Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal
Control Lock
Control Sounds On/Off
Cycle Status Indicators
Digital Cycle Countdown
Adaptive Capabilities Adaptive Fill
Adaptive Logic System™
Advanced Vibration Control
Automatic Temperature Control
Dispenser Bleach Timed Flow Through
Detergent (Liquid/Powder) Timed Flow Through
Fabric Softener Timed Flow Through
Pretreat Flow Through

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

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

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 28"
  • Height: 47"
  • Depth: 34.4"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.9 cu. ft.
  • Steam Cycle: Yes

Professional delivery and installation is available for every product we sell. We would be happy to coordinate delivery and installation for you.

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4.3 out of 5

77% of reviewers recommend this product.

GE Clothes Washer

7/4/2018

Great machine easy to use very quiet height makes it easy to load and unload.

Yes, I recommend this product

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This thing is a piece of JUNK Avoid

5/27/2018

Had this and the matching dryer for about two years. The matching dryer is wonderful but the washer is a piece of JUNK The thing was in for repairs multiple times. It finally seemed to be fixed and it stopped working again literally within two weeks of it being returned to us fixed. This time they said it was a faulty switch. Were done with it. The thing was a lemon from DAY ONE. We bought this worthless thing thinking it was top of the line... boy were we wrong. Well never buy GE again. Hopefully the rest of the GE appliances in the house stink less than this thing.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Great machine

4/19/2018

I bought this a few months ago and it has been great so far

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Great Machine

4/18/2018

Bought and had installed 2 weeks ago...love this machine Love all the settings with options It does a great job washing

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hard Time cleaning my cloths

4/15/2018

I bougth month and a half ansd my wife is not happy because New washer take more time to finish cicle but cloths is not celan as old washer we save water but we had spend more time to finish our laundry.... Personally I have a little concern with personal work cloths they never look cleen as my las laundry machine.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Not great not bad

4/6/2018

Clothes come out clean but it takes forever to run a basic wash cycle.

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Has controls like a space ship

3/22/2018

This is a TOP OF THE LINE model. I like it but seams to take forever to fill with water. After 15 minutes some items still have dry spots.In the end it does a good job

No, I do not recommend this product

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Mrs

2/25/2018

The machines we purchased are quiet and are able to accommodate multiple large loads of laundry without difficulty.

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Does not last long

2/25/2018

Ive had this washer for about 4 years now and at first it was great....after a couple of years not so much. Constantly have drainage and leaking issues it has been repaired more in one year than my 15 year old washer of a different brand EVER was. Its ridiculous how much I paid vs how badly this thing has worked. I spend all day telling my friends to NEVER get this particular front loader. After 2 years I desperately wanted to sell mine and buy a different one. Its been a nightmare. I have a family of 5 I cant afford for my washer to be working sometimes and not working others. Cant load it to capacity without the drain not working leaking musty weird smells. No thanks.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Easy to operate

2/13/2018

i bought this about a month ago and i just love it

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So far so good.

2/4/2018

We had a different version of this same machine which never worked right from installation. We just had this machine installed and already it sounds better smoother and appears to work correctly.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Absolutely love it.

1/20/2018

I absolutely love my new washer. I had another brand previously that constantly needed repairs. This GE washer has all of the bells and whistles that I was looking for and washes my clothes great from delicates to even my dogs smelly doggy diapers. Cant say enough great things about it.

Yes, I recommend this product

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New washer

1/17/2018

We got this about two months ago. I love the color and it does a good job washing. I am not very impressed with the quality of parts. The door is very difficult to open and close. The parts where he detergent goes in is very poor quality.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Large Capacity awesome features quiet...

1/11/2018

Wife has been bugging me for years for a front load washer. Bought this for her for Christmas. She loves it Heard good and bad things about them but if used right everything bad can be avoided. Just have to read and understand a few things. The pedestals are great on the back. I like the stylish appearance on them too. Only reason I didnt give 5 stars is because this was the most expensive GE makes and would have been nice to have WiFi features on it to alert when load was done or maybe statues. Just saying...

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great features

1/10/2018

Bought this washer six months ago and fell in love with the different settings. Works great

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Great features

1/10/2018

Easy to use great features quiet. Uses less water than previous model

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Great Washer

1/4/2018

Im big on GE Appliances and this one is reliable and of good quality just like all the rest of my GE Appliances.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great Washer

1/3/2018

I got this a few months back and this is the best washer ive ever had so far

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Very pleased

11/17/2017

I recently purchased this washing machine along with the matching dryer and I have been very pleased. It does a great job washing all types of clothes. I have even put very dirty floor mats in it and they have come out great. I am very satisfied. I also think it really is just the right height.

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Great features

11/13/2017

I am very happy with my purchase. It looks great and performs well.

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Very Happy

11/9/2017

We bought our new washer 3 months ago and are very happy with it thus far. The only issue that we have with it and this is not a bad thing is that it has so many options available that we are still trying to figure out how to best utilize all of its capabilities.

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Quiet and Effective

10/26/2017

We love our new machine. It is very quiet provides many washing options. My hand washables come out perfect.

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The best thing since sliced bread

9/30/2017

The washer and dryer came with the new house I bought. Im loving it

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great features and appearance

9/29/2017

We have had our set for only 2 months and love them. Easy to learn how to use.

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One more try

9/16/2017

I purchased this to replace the same washer that was 4 yrs old. When they work they work great. The upper counter weight broke away from the plastic housing making the washer useless. I think they need to beef up where the weight mounts. I kept as many parts as I could from the old unit for spares. If I dont get more than 8 yrs out of this one it will be last Ge washer I buy. I would like to rate this much higher but not when it wont hold up more than 4 years.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Great product

9/16/2017

We replaced all of our appliances with GE sight unseen and we are delighted with all the features of the products

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All the features we need

9/1/2017

The right height without paying for the pedestal - which makes it too high to use the top surface.

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Easy to use - Love it

8/9/2017

I have had the washer and dryer set and am in love with how they look in the sleek grey efficiency and quietness The best investment for 2017.

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New Washer Nice and Quiet

7/1/2017

Our new GE washer replaces an old dilapidated terribly noisy washer. Nice to have a quiet washer on our first floor that we can even leave the laundry room door open when its running.

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One Fine Machine Vol. 2

6/10/2017

Once you get past the price point you wont regret the purchase. We havent put it through its paces just yet but the features of this machine blow any lesser product out of the water.

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Great features

6/10/2017

I love GE appliances Always been very reliable for me.

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