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GFW480Sx 28" Front Load Washer with 4.9 cu. ft. Capacity, Steam Assist, Sanitize Cycle, Allergen Cycle, Time Saver and LED Light, in

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  • Width: 28"
  • Height: 39.4"
  • Depth: 34.4"
  • Type: Front Load
  • Capacity: 4.9 cu. ft.
  • Wash Cycles: 13
  • Steam Cycle: Yes
  • NSF Certified: Yes
  • ADA Compliant: Yes
  • Water Heater: Yes
  • Maximum Spin Speed (RPM): 1250
  • Energy Star: Yes
  • Steam Assist
  • Time Saver Option
  • Sanitize Cycle

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This 28" Front Load Washer by GE offers 4.9 cu. ft. washing capacity to tackle large loads. This washer also feature Steam assist cycle that penetrates deep into fabrics to remove the toughest stains, adaptive vibration control, sanitize cycle that removes 99.9% of bacteria and besides the standard 1 year warranty on the unit, you also get a limited 10 year warranty on the motor to give you a peace of mind. Available at AppliancesConnection


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

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

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

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

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

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

13 Wash Cycles

  • Active Wear
  • Allergen
  • Bulky Items
  • Cold Wash
  • Delicates/Hand Wash
  • Normal
  • Quick Wash
  • Rinse + Spin
  • Sanitize
  • Small Load
  • Towels & Sheets
  • Tub Clean
  • Whites

Wash Options

  • Delay Wash up to 24 hours
  • Extra Rinse
  • My Cycle
  • PreWash
  • Stain Removal Guide
  • Steam
  • Time Saver
  • Tumble Care

Control Features

  • Add Garment
  • Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal
  • Control Lock
  • Control Sounds On/Off
  • Cycle Status Indicators
  • Digital Cycle Countdown

Other Features

  • Adaptive Capabilities (Adaptive Fill, Adaptive Spin, Advanced Vibration Control, Automatic Temperature Control)
  • Dispenser with Bleach Timed Flow Through, Detergent (Liquid/Powder) Timed Flow Through, Fabric Softener Timed Flow Through and Pretreat Flow Through
  • 5 Spin Speeds
  • 5 Wash/Rinse Temperature
  • LED Basket Light
  • Adjustable Leveling Legs
  • Adaptive Fill Water Level
  • ADA Complaunt
  • Energy Star Qualified
  • CEE Tier II
  • Made in America 70 - 90% of US Content

*Note: Fill Hose, Optional Pedestal and Optional Stacking Kit Sold Separately


Width: 28"
Exterior Width: 28"
Height: 39.4"
Depth: 34.4"
Depth with door at 90 degrees: 52"
Total Capacity
Capacity: 4.9 cu. ft.
General Specifications
Type: Front Load
Style: Freestanding
Size: Full Size
Energy Star: Yes
ADA Compliant: Yes
Control Type: Digital and Knobs
Usage: Residential
Wash Cycles: 13
Temperature Settings: 5
Drum Material: Stainless Steel
Maximum Spin Speed (RPM): 1250
Steam Cycle: Yes
Water Heater: Yes
Leveling Legs: Yes
Other Specifications
Spin Speeds: 5
Water Levels: Adaptive Fill
Drum Light: Yes
Door Style: Glass Door
Handle Type: Recessed
Motor Speeds: Variable
Front Serviceable: Yes
Vibration Control: Yes
Electrical Requirements
Volts: 120 Volts
Frequency: 60 Hz.
Amps: 15 Amps
Warranty Terms:
1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years on Motor


Time Saver Option

An option that will reduce overall wash time on most cycles by at least 20% without sacrificing wash performance

Stain Removal Guide

The Stain Removal Guide will help get rid of five of the most commonly researched stains on the Internet by adjusting the water temperature, spin speeds, wash action and soak time for any cycle.

eWash Cold Wash Technology

eWash Cold Wash Technology

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

Enjoy more peace and quiet thanks to heavy-duty springs, vibration dampeners and a balance ring infused with counterweight bearings designed to offset out-of-balance loads

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

Sanitize Cycle

Sanitize Cycle

The Sanitize cycle removes 99.9% of household bacteria with extra hot water temperature, delivering thorough cleaning and peace of mind.

Limited 10 Year Warranty

Limited 10 Year Warranty

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

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Saves Energy. Saves You a Few Bucks. And Saves the Environment. Making it a shoe-in for the Energy Star Qualified badge.

ADA Compliant

ADA Compliant

The Americans with Disabilities Act establishes accessibility guidelines for many products. This product meets the requirements for ADA-compliance based on Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards.

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  • Brand:GE
  • SKU:GFW480Sx
  • Stock Id:720506
  • Product Number:GFW480Sx


  • Color:Other
  • Type:Front Load
  • Capacity:4.9 cu. ft.
  • Control Type:Digital and Knobs

    Technical Details

  • Energy Star:Yes
  • Style:Freestanding
  • ADA Compliant:Yes
  • Size:Full Size
  • Water Levels:Adaptive Fill
  • Door Style:Glass Door
  • Front Serviceable:Yes
  • Drum Light:Yes
  • Motor Speeds:Variable
  • Spin Speeds:5
  • Handle Type:Recessed
  • Warranty Terms:1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years on Motor
  • NSF Certified:Yes
  • Depth with Door at 90 Degrees:52"
  • Vibration Control:Yes
  • Weight:150.00 lbs


  • Exterior Width:28"
  • Width:28"
  • Height:39.75"
  • Depth:34.25"


  • Volts:120 Volts
  • Amps:15 Amps
  • Frequency:60 Hz.
  • Stackable:No
  • Agitator:No
  • Pulsator:No


  • Maximum Spin Speed (RPM):1250
  • Temperature Settings:5
  • Drum Material:Stainless Steel
  • Usage:Residential
  • Steam Cycle:Yes
  • Payment System:None
  • Water Heater:Yes
  • Wash Cycles:13
  • Leveling Legs:Yes
  • Steam Assist:Yes
  • Time Saver Option:Yes
  • Sanitize Cycle:Yes