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GE® 4.5 cu. ft. Capacity Washer with Stainless Steel Basket

Model # GTW685BSLWS

 4.3 out of 5 (345 Reviews)

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Dual-action agitator

Powerful reversing wash action rotates your laundry for a thorough clean every time


Deep Fill

Customize your water-fill levels with just the touch of a button. Add a little extra or fill the tub to wash the way you want


Stain Removal Guide

Clean 5 of the most common stains with preprogrammed settings that modify any cycle to help remove blood, tomato, wine, dirt and grass


Warm Rinse

Choose a warm water rinse so every part of your laundry experience fits your preference


Sanitize with Oxi

Remove 99.9% of bacteria with a dedicated cycle that uses an Oxi additive to boost your detergent's cleaning power, while keeping fabrics looking and feeling their best


Auto Soak

Loosens stains by soaking up to 2 hours


Deep Rinse

Ensure clothes are rinsed free of detergent, fabric softener and stubborn soils


Soft-close glass lid

Engineered to close gently every time


Speed Wash

Provides a quick wash for lightly soiled items that are needed in a hurry


800-RPM spin speed

Fast speeds remove more water during the spin cycle to minimize drying time


10-year warranty

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

Features:

  • Dual-action agitator
  • Deep Fill
  • Stain Removal Guide
  • Warm Rinse
  • Sanitize with Oxi
  • Auto Soak
  • Deep Rinse
  • Soft-close glass lid
  • Speed Wash
  • 800-RPM spin speed
  • 10-year warranty
CAPACITY
Total Capacity (cubic feet) 4.5
Wash Basket Type Stainless Steel
FILTER
App Filter - Agitator Yes
App Filter - Capacity Washer Large (4.1-4.9 cu. ft.)
App Filter - Product Type Washers Top Load
App Filter - WiFi Connect Optional
App Filter - Single Item Cycle No
APPEARANCE
Color Appearance White on White with Silver Backsplash
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
POWER / RATINGS
Motor Speeds Variable
Volts/Hertz/Amps 120 V; 60 Hz; 10A
ACCESSORIES
Fill Hose WH14X10011 (sold separately)
WEIGHTS & DIMENSIONS
Net Weight 147.0
Overall Depth 27.0
Height Needed for Lid to Raise 90 Degrees 56
Overall Width 27.0
Overall Height 46.0
Approximate Shipping Weight 155.0
FEATURES
Style Top-Load High-Efficiency
Agitator Type Dual-action agitator
Whites Cycle Extra Light, Light, Normal, Heavy, Extra Heavy
Water Temp System Hot, Warm, Colors, Cool, Cold, Tap Cold
Colors Cycle Extra Light, Light, Normal, Heavy, Extra Heavy
Wash/Rinse Temperatures 6
Washer Options/Settings Auto Soak
Deep Fill
Deep Rinse (select when using fabric softener)
Delay Wash
Extra Rinse
My Cycle
Stain Removal Guide
Warm Rinse
Optional Soil Levels Extra Heavy
Extra Light
Heavy
Light
Normal
WiFi Connect Optional (Requires part no. PBX23W00Y0)
Connected Capabilities Amazon Alexa
IFTTT
Sonos
The Google Assistant
Additional Washer Features Auto Balance Suspension System
Deep Fill Option
Leveling Legs
Soft Close Clear Glass Lid
Stain Pretreat
Wash Mechanism Agitator
Control Type Electronic
Wash/Spin Speed Combinations 5
Number of Cycles 14
Maximum Spin Speed 800 RPM
Stain Removal Guide Yes
Delicates Cycle Extra Light, Light, Normal, Heavy, Extra Heavy
Product Type Top Load
Water Levels Adaptive Fill
Washer Cycles Active Wear
Basket Clean
Bulky Items
Casuals
Cold Wash
Colors/Normals
Delicates
Heavy Duty
Jeans
Rinse/Drain & Spin
Sanitize with Oxi
Speed Wash
Towels & Sheets
Whites
Specialty Cycles Active Wear
Cold Wash
Heavy Duty
Jeans
Speed Wash
Towels/Sheets
Washer Control Features Digital Cycle Countdown
End-of-Cycle Signal
LED Cycle Status Lights
Dispenser Bleach
Detergent (Liquid/Powder)
Fabric Softener

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4.3

out of 5 (345 Reviews)

84% of reviewers recommend this product.

Work good

Submitted by Goid - 7/12/2022

It does a good job. Its amazing seeing a lot cloth smashed so small
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Great features!!

Submitted by zachbane2727gmailcom - 6/22/2022

I am impressed with the way it gets clothes clean.
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No complaints.

Submitted by Nellyn1969 - 6/14/2022

This washer is awesome. Had doubts about the amount of water being used to wash, but to my amazement everything is clean!!!!! And as a 70 yr old used to a tub full of water,I am impressed. Kudos. And I am glad I paid for what I got.
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Love this washing machine

Submitted by Heady1023 - 6/9/2022

Love the features and how quick and how quiet the washing machine is.
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Has Issues

Submitted by IMuhappy - 5/9/2022

Had this washer a bit over 1 year. It makes loud rattling sounds during the spin cycle. It goes into "balancing" mode even when it's spinning with absolutely no vibration and refills 3 or 4 times each load.
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Love the features

Submitted by Dsweet1 - 4/18/2022

Love the features on my new washer as well as the size of the tub with the agitator.
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Great Washer

Submitted by gramejanet04 - 4/9/2022

I like the number of setting and that I can chose how much fill.
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Too soon too truly rate

Submitted by Arthur22 - 3/22/2022

I have had this appliance only a few weeks so I cannot give a thorough rating. So far, it works well. One thing to be aware of is that except for the smallest loads, you should always press "Deep Fill", If you do not, some of the clothes are likely to remain above the water line for the entire wash cycle. I sometimes press deep fill several times to ensure that all the clothes are wet.
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Smooth

Submitted by MSIN2003 - 3/21/2022

I love how smooth and quiet my washing machine is.
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Love it

Submitted by Washerwoman2022 - 3/3/2022

Only set back is machine is really loud. Have both washer and dryer and both work great for the money!!
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Very quiet and works well

Submitted by Monahan - 2/20/2022

We purchased the machine from a local family run business. We were pleased with the owners explanation of the GE product. So far the machine has met our expectations.
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Love it!

Submitted by Treedmama - 2/16/2022

I replaced a front loader with this washer. Clothes are so much cleaner- spin and rinse cycles are so much more effective. I only have 1 complaint and that is the detergent drawer is flimsy.
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Awesome washer

Submitted by Young2128 - 2/11/2022

We went from a front loader to an old fashioned top load washer to this one. We love this washer. It handles large loads efficiently and is even bigger than our old washer. It uses less water and the clothes still come out clean. We have put this washer to the test and love everything about it
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So Quiet!

Submitted by nununeil - 2/7/2022

I love this washer. It is super quiet and I love all of the features. I am so glad to get rid of my front load washer with its rubber lip hiding socks.
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The most reliable appliances

Submitted by Castlerod - 2/4/2022

We love our equipment, because they are very reliable
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LARGE AND IN CHARGE!

Submitted by YGirl - 2/2/2022

Best washer we've owned in years. Had it 2 years so far and it is fantastic. Previous machine by other companies were not as well built. Very happy with this one.
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Great Washer

Submitted by Tina Z - 1/30/2022

Great washer. First time purchasing a new washer since 1985. Always bought rebuilt ones which were dependable. This is my first HE washer. Had to buy a new dryer Spring 2021. Impressed with the GE Dryer I bought so I chose another GE appliance. Would highly recommend.
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Does not add softener to wash

Submitted by Tom Deane - 1/23/2022

On rinse cycle does not add softener to the rinse cycle
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Great Product

Submitted by AMC25 - 1/13/2022

I've only had it for about a month but so far it has been working great!
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Great product

Submitted by Marielle2022 - 1/7/2022

Great features, smart wash, easy to operate. I would buy this again. Will get it's dryer counter part.
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Not good

Submitted by catladynm - 12/1/2021

Constant problems in less than a year. Drain and spin due to balancing issue
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works great but a bit loud

Submitted by sweet13 - 12/1/2021

Louder than my old machine but works very well and fast.
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Fits a lot of ksundry

Submitted by Grammiejudy - 11/23/2021

Dies a great job but some settings take a very long time. Like delicates
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Nothing but issues with it

Submitted by Shanea310 - 11/20/2021

My washer keeps messing up an aarons wont fix it so idk what to do
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Great water efficient washer

Submitted by GESarah - 11/20/2021

I love my washer. It has so many features and it really gets all the water out when it spins which has helped with drying time for me. Only complaint i have is that you really have to get the clothes in the barrel evenly or else it has trouble spinning.
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Facts

Submitted by Facts - 11/15/2021

I purchase this product and the drain and spin cycle has not been working properly if the spin cycle is on Max it does not drain the water out laundry is soaking wet when cycle is complete and the washing machine moves from its current location to the other side of the room because of the power of the spend makes the washing machine move Not happy with this product I would not recommend it I've only had it 6 months I purchased this washing machine completely brand new
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BEING HOPEFULL

Submitted by pswhite - 11/11/2021

purchased washer from scratch and dent store..! (never have had any problems with this in the past) installed washer and it kept loosing power and would not pump water out. GE warranty came out replaced drain pump and updated software...hope this solves the problem..
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Very nice features however

Submitted by Cee2853 - 10/31/2021

I received this as a gift and we love it. But we have only had for 3 months and its starting to make very loud noises as it spins and when it first comes on
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American made washer with great features!

Submitted by Sterling 140 - 10/18/2021

This appliance was easy to install and simple to use right out of the box. Cycle controls offer many options. The washer has a large family sized capacity. When running a cycle, it makes a little more noise than expected at this price point. The digital display with estimated run time is nice. There are features on this washer that are usually found on more expensive machines.
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Great feautures.

Submitted by JJC2 - 10/6/2021

features great missing the loaded on volume capacity.
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Awesome washer and I'm super picky

Submitted by Taylor Times Three - 10/4/2021

Finally found a washer that will actually deep fill ❤️❤️❤️ I have returned 3 in the search. We have pets and my husband is an industrial electrician so our laundry is dirty and needs it sit in water to get clean. This is the first of the new washers that actually "deep fill" all the way up when you press and HOLD the deep fill button. Would highly recommend this washer.
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Loving my new dryer

Submitted by Rena1000 - 9/27/2021

I really like this dryer and find it very user friendly and efficient.
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Impressive!!!!

Submitted by Big Sissy - 9/19/2021

This actually wasn't the washer I wanted, but now I'm glad I have it. Cleans my clothes nicely. Taken me a few times to figure out how to set it, but with instructions I've gotten it down now. GE I have always trusted hopefully this one stands up to its name as all my GE products have.
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Works well, but don't like HE function

Submitted by AmericanMan82 - 9/14/2021

Washer works well, although I do not like high efficiency function because it doesn't fill enough for large loads even on deep fill setting. I have a family of 6 and it's not enough. I'll pay more for water instead of HE function.
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Really Nice

Submitted by Pitz - 9/11/2021

Nice features and seems to be working well so far.
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Destroyed my clothes

Submitted by Mama of two - 9/7/2021

I do not like this watching machine at all! It has destroyed a lot of my families clothes it grabs them at the bottom of the washer and sheds them at first I thought it was my dryer but nope it's the washer. See pictures below
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Great Appliance

Submitted by T APPLIANCE - 9/5/2021

QUITE, NOT TO BIG, GREAT FEATURES, BEAUTIFUL, LOVE STAINLESS STEAL
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Mount-Washmore

Submitted by John Lien - 9/2/2021

Laundry can be a mess of stressful business. It's a wheel of fortune: you pour some soap, set the temp, and hope for the best. Most people just like any gamble spins and loses. Thankfully this washer rigs the odds ever in your favor. Okay, I know what you're thinking this lady is lame and crazy but hear me out. The GTW685BSLWS has 14 different cycles to customize and pre-set to LITERALLY get out your laundry's worst nightmare stains.(blood,dirt,wine,) This full-size washer is easy on energy, who doesn't like a healthier energy bill? The only drawback to this washer is the noise but if you have a dedicated room for your washer and dryer it's nada problem. The stainless steel drum is huge, I mean HUGE (see my pictures) for the adorable price and results, I dare you to find another washer beat this one. It's not the BEST BEST GE has to offer but again you are not going to find a better budget washer for your family. This is coming from a family of 5. Thank you GE for making such an efficient, affordable, and all around solid washing machine that will last my family years!!
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Quiet and efficient

Submitted by tapinc2009 - 8/18/2021

Nothing to complain about, it works well and very quietly. We added the wifi adapter and it seems to work great also.
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Broken in less than 2 years and with a single user

Submitted by sad GE consumer - 8/18/2021

Worked fine for 23 months then the control panel went nuts. I tried to unplug to reset it multiple times for varying lengths of time. The machine still does not work. It is so frustrating to spend hundreds of dollars for an appliance for it to last less than 2 years when most people would expect it to last at least 8-10. This washing machine was used by a single person not even a family.
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Quiet Spin Cycle

Submitted by Laundry LaLa - 8/17/2021

So much better than our previous Samsung which always ended up unbalanced never completing a load. This GE is quiet, efficient, and cleans great. Only wish we had the dryer to go with it!
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Great for big loads

Submitted by Doll Duro - 8/17/2021

Great for big loads awesome price .but It would be nice to be able to select the load size. I give It 4 1/2 stars.
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Great options and looks

Submitted by Clipgunns99 - 8/16/2021

My wife loves the set with all bells Nd whistles and colors
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Amazing!

Submitted by Nrsdeedee - 8/15/2021

Absolutely love my new washer! Cleans so well! Saves on water
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Terrible

Submitted by MJS georgia - 8/3/2021

Awful product - Do not buy. Ours broke in 20 days and GE is a nightmare to work with.
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Great washer

Submitted by Kelly4635 - 8/2/2021

Love this washer. Many different settings. Cleans really well.
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Great Features

Submitted by Sgmay - 7/31/2021

Love the design and the features. Like how it knows how much water to fill for the amount of clothes
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It's okay!

Submitted by Abby202197519361 - 7/30/2021

We have issues washing towels, we can only put 4-5 towels in the washer and it quits spinning. It also does not run water through the soap area very well.
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Great washer

Submitted by AMKU - 7/26/2021

Love it! Huge tub, clothes incredibly clean, quiet. Efficient
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Great washer

Submitted by Evelyn1 - 7/23/2021

It is a great washer for our family. It is easy to run
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