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18000 BTU Window Air Conditioner

Model # LW1816ER

 4.4 out of 5 (47 Reviews)

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Features:

  • Remote included
  • 4-way Air Direction
  • 3 Cooling & Fan Speeds with Auto Cool
  • Timer
  • Slide-out washable filter
FEATURES
Fan Speed: Cooling 3
Indoor Fan Type Turbo
Air Deflection 4-Way
Outdoor Vent / Exhaust Yes
Thermostat Control Thermistor
Remote Control Yes
Compressor Rotary
Type Air Discharge Top Discharge
Chassis Type Slide In-Out
Energy Saver Function Yes
Auto Restart Yes
Fan Only Speed 3
Timer 24 Hr. On/Off
Filter Alarm Function Yes
DIMENSIONS/WEIGHT
Dimensions (WxHxD) 26" x 17 11/16" x 28 1/8"
Net Weight (lbs.) 130 lbs.
Shipping Weight (lbs.) 145 lbs.
Shipping (WxHxD) 29 1/8" x 22 7/16" x 30 7/16"
PERFORMANCE
Dehumid. (Pts/Hr) 4.9
EER 11.9/11.9
dBA Level (Indoor / Outdoor) 61/68
Dry Air Flow (CFM) 530
Est. Cooling Area (Sq. Ft.) 1000
BTU Performance 17,500/18,000
CEER 11.8/11.8
Refrigerant R32
ENERGY STAR® Yes
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor
UPC CODES
UPC 048231379489
ELECTRICAL RATINGS
Rated Amps 7.5/6.9
Voltage / 60 Hz 230/208
Watts 1,470/1,510
MATERIALS/FINISHES
Available Colors White

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4.4

out of 5 (47 Reviews)

91% of reviewers recommend this product.

Good unit

Submitted by HDMWHO - 8/14/2019

So far this air conditioner has functioned very well and I consider it to be slightly better than the previous unit which was also a LG product. The new unit has slightly higher noise and vibration levels but it is also slightly larger and hopefully it will have the same long reliable life span of the previous LG window unit it has replaced. Sadly the climate controls and cooling modes are the same as the older unit it replaced and they were the source of the few irritations we had with the older LG window air conditioner unit. The energy save feature of sampling the air by starting the fan is a source of noise especially at night and in the case of our partially underground house it actually uses more energy than the air conditioners with inferior thermostat designs that do not periodically force air over the temperature sensor. I have no doubt your periodic forced air sampling works well in a standard home but our partially underground home will often go hours even on the hottest days before the unit actually needs to turn on the compressors and cool. The constant cycling to test the air simply waste energy and worse yet adds unneeded noise to our home especially at night. As mentioned above the controls and operation modes on this LW1816ER are almost exactly the same as the older LG units controls and they have the same problem. You really need to add a few more options to the energy saver mode such as giving the user some way to widen the time intervals between the unit forcing air over it temperature sensor.

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Great unit

Submitted by Kelvin81 - 7/23/2019

I bought this unit about a month ago I am glad I did especially during the hot Texas weather it keeps my room very cold..

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Submitted by Blackjack7 - 7/5/2019

I bought this unit to replace an old unit of the same size. I am so happy I did. Performance is so much better and cools much quicker than old unit

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GREAT FEATURES

Submitted by cathy037 - 7/4/2019

LOVE THIS AIR CONDITIONER. STRONG AIR FLOW 3 SPEED FAN DOESNT STAY ON NEAR AS MUCH AS OLD CONDITIONER BUT KEEPS HOUSE COMFORTABLE. EVEN AUTOMATICALLY COMES BACK ON AFTER A POWER OUTAGE. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS AIR CONDITIONER TO ANYONE WHO NEEDS TO REPLACE THEIR OLD ONE.

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Good air Conditioner

Submitted by Sherruth 00 - 6/22/2019

I bought a few weeks ago and so far its working great

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More vents

Submitted by Sylvie Dehoux - 6/22/2019

I bought it a month or so ago.: i wish it was a little more powerful as well as more vents that blows to the sides

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Love the cool air

Submitted by Fisher 54 - 6/19/2019

Old air conditioner quit cooling needed a new one p

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Cools very well

Submitted by relfj - 6/16/2019

Enjoying the cool air and the remote control feature

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Works so perfectly

Submitted by BeckaBuck - 5/28/2019

So glad I bought this a/c unit when I did Just in time for our HEAT WAVE WHAT A HEAT WAVE IT HAS BEEN TOO. We have set records And this unit has been working non-stop too It has kept us nice and cool through it all so far I am very pleased with the performance Thank you LG

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easy to use

Submitted by rep62 - 5/14/2019

Very happy with this unit thus far easy to install and runs quietly

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Slide out chassis

Submitted by Jimjeff - 4/30/2019

Replaced a lg older model 12 years old that was still running good except the energy saver and low fan speed mode quit working. No parts available to repair.

Yes, I recommend this product

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LG 18000 BTU window air conditioner

Submitted by rob1951 - 4/22/2019

I have had this 18000BTU AC for 9 days. It cools as good as my last LG 18000 AC which is great. The only complaint I have is the compressor on the new one is very loud it interferes with the TV and conversations. The old one you could barely hear the compressor running. The old LG 18000 BTU AC lasted 4 yrs. till the compressor quit cycling and stayed on continuely. You had to unplug the AC to cut the compressor off. Plug it back in the compressor would come back on. It still through snow balls at you. I have had many different brand ACs over the past 40 yrs. LG has the highest air flow and gets colder than all I have owned. Also the old one used the least amount of electricity of them all. Hopefully the new one will be the same.

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Noisy but cools well

Submitted by Crane - 10/6/2018

The noisiest air conditioner Ive ever owned. Cant believe how loud it is when the compressor kicks on. Have an older version of this model and it is far more quiet. But it does cool well.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Love It

Submitted by Don47 - 8/28/2018

Bought this A/C a few weeks ago and installed it in a wall. It cools very well and is about as quiet as most units its size. Really like all its features including having an energy saving mode and a reminder when its time to clean the filter. Highly recommend this A/C.

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Happiness is....

Submitted by VonRock526 - 8/27/2018

This is a very powerful air conditioner and I am thoroughly satisfied Now The LG line of air conditioners are very manageble and are Not window shakers like some people say. When they worlk...you will be amzed at how much you save in cost. Very happy customer here

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Great product

Submitted by MrsI - 8/15/2018

This is a great product. It keeps my entire house cool and comfortable. It is a great buy

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Makes too much noise. What can be done?

Submitted by Aurora Perez - 8/15/2018

Just bought it in July. Makes too much noise .. Why??

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Easy installation and worked right away.

Submitted by Bennie 18 - 8/13/2018

Using it with a CoolBot in a cooler. Great idea and economical as well.

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Love it

Submitted by Mom of the clan - 8/13/2018

Excellent air conditioner.. even with the terrible heat this summer we have been very comfortable.

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Ok then Lets Review

Submitted by thecrow - 8/10/2018

I purchased this unit from Amazon. I received it dented and inoperable. I pulled the sheet metal surround off. The fan motor shaft had been bent causing the fan to hit the fan surround and the freon line was snapped off the compressor. I havent received a replacement yet. I only gave this review because LG keeps emailing me requesting a review.

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It does have great features

Submitted by Dnpat3 - 8/10/2018

We are really satisfied with the conditioner cools really fast and quite.

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Excellent Unit

Submitted by edking49 - 8/8/2018

I bought this unit about a month ago and it has exceeded expectations I live in Texas and this unit has cooled 1400 square feet during 100 plus degree days.

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Lots of cool noisy fan

Submitted by Jimclem333 - 8/7/2018

Lots of noise for residential usewould be better for commercial applications.

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Submitted by Mike it is my name - 8/7/2018

This is third unit of this basic model Ive had and have been happy with all of them. Hopefully this one will out live expectations as well. One thing ticked me off You had to increase the height of the cabinet by 7/8s of an inch which required me to install the new one rather than just slide in the new unit. Extremely aggravating

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Submitted by Pam44 - 8/1/2018

We bought this AC unit to make the warm afternoons at our cabin more comfortable. We have used in on the energy efficient mode solely and are satisfied. It keeps the room comfortable not cold. We are glad we purchased it.

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Love this product

Submitted by kbbigone - 8/1/2018

We bought this A/C through Amazon on Prime Day. Not only was it a great product that replaced the old worn out LG almost identical but it was a great price for the product and free shipping. This A/C cools a huge part of our home. Also I like that you dont have to pull the cover down to get to the filter. It is just slips out now. YAY

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Freezes up

Submitted by Cinder62 - 7/28/2018

Bought this about a month ago was going in for surgery so needed a cool environment to recover. The unit froze up it took a day to thaw. Now we can only cool for a few hours it gets very cold in here then shut off or change to fan. Too large to return.

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Very Quiet

Submitted by June22 - 7/22/2018

I love my LG unit I have 2 of them Great product my best investment Thanks LG

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Works Great

Submitted by SBrady 007 - 7/16/2018

The tenant house is grateful for this AC. The best feature is the temp. set point.

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Ease of use

Submitted by Rob Bob - 7/12/2018

I am very happy with my purchase. I received my AC in a timely manner. And it works great I especially like the remote and the timer. What a step up from what I had

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Great Cooling AC but has some cheaper parts

Submitted by JMPAL - 7/11/2018

This AC cools with ease but the fan directional guides are very cheap and hard to use so air doesnt go where you want it... also when you turn the AC off it defaults to Energy Saver Mode when you turn it back on... not a great feature we always have to turn it to Cooling Mode when we turn it on...

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good and noisy

Submitted by noise hater - 7/6/2018

The unit cools very nicely but the noise is deafening even on low fan. I cannot discern any difference in sound among the three fan speeds. Unit has many good features and a remote. But the noise is so loud that when the energy saver mode cycles to off you think that the world has stopped the noise was so loud that the silence is actually momentarily alarming.

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cold air

Submitted by yuneman1957 - 7/5/2018

I bought the LG A/C am I glad I did temperatures in south Texas get up to 100 plus degrees. This a/c outperforms my precious a/c glad I bought this LG A/c.

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Ease of access to controls and filter.

Submitted by Goosey Moose - 7/4/2018

Have been running it non stop for two weeks and it nearly froze me out the first night had it on 68. Now it is on 78 and cools three of my rooms to a comfortable range and is quiet enough to let me sleep. The price was very affordable and installation was easy. Just would be better if there was more adjustment to the directional vents.

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Great purchase

Submitted by Angie17 - 6/30/2018

Works very well. Nice and cold and quiet. Keeps our living room art the perfect temperature.

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So far it work love it

Submitted by norma tillman - 6/29/2018

its keep the house cool will recommend to others

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Great features

Submitted by bfscookie - 6/20/2018

My central A.C. unit went out and I purchased an LG window unit. My house had gone from 102 to a cold 64. Im so happy with this product

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Great A/C

Submitted by Brownsugar64 - 6/20/2018

I really does the job. Dependable reliable and inexpensive

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Somewhat Noisy

Submitted by TALLENS - 6/4/2018

My only issue so far is the noise and that the demensions on the spec sheet online and provided by Lowes was wrong the units hieght is considerably more. I later noticed this had been revised. Luckily the unit still fit my window. Someone with a specific demension requirement may have been greatly disappointed.

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Love Love Love

Submitted by Zero none zero - 6/3/2018

I had LG window unit in the pass it was great then NOW with this unit it surpasses all of my expectations and then SOME

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Great Look

Submitted by Sherry1946 - 5/30/2018

I bought this about 2 weeks ago to replace an ac for my Mother she is 102 and still lives on her own. I was concerned she might have trouble with the digital controls thankfully she does just fine and hasnt had any trouble. It looks so nice and cools her home great.

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Happy Tenant

Submitted by Cool Dude - 5/28/2018

I bought this for a rental unit I own that is about 800 sq ft. Tenant loves the quiet operation and the amount of cool air it produces. Looking forward to many years of efficient service

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Submitted by H2obeau - 5/21/2018

Working good so far like the features on this unit

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Great quality

Submitted by Cbosarge - 5/20/2018

I have had several LG window units that have lasted many years. That being the reason I chose this product. This unit is quite for its size well constructed easy to install and does a great job at cooling.

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GREAT AC

Submitted by jaygombos - 5/11/2018

It works fantastic. This sucker cools most of our house. I would recommend this AC for any house

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Pretty Quiet

Submitted by Islandboy - 3/9/2018

Installed as a Wall unit...make sure some air vents extend to ouside the wall. Says your options are not changed if Power goes out. Unit always starts in Energy Saver mode so it will shut down when desired temp. is reached. Only way to defeat this is to select COOL mode each time you turn it on so that Fan keeps running when temp. is reached.

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Submitted by cortney - 2/23/2018

Awesome product- contact is easy and great follow up

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