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5.0 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Washer with 6Motion™ Technology

  • WM3170CW

  • White

Key Features

  • Ultra large 5.0 cu.ft. capacity
  • 6MOTION™ Technology
  • ColdWash™ Technology
  • NFC Tag On Technology
MORE FREE TIME

MORE FREE TIME

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. The ultra large capacity (5.0 cu.ft.) washer lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time well saved.

Count On It

Count On It

When you buy a washer, you don't want to worry that it won't last. Because the DirectDrive™ Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year warranty.

NFC Tag On

Easily change and customize cycles with a simple tap of a smart phone app. Can’t find a cycle you need? There’s an app for that. Your laundry just got a little bit smarter.

Call, Connect, Resolve

SmartDiagnosis™ uses self-diagnosing technology that can communicate 24/7 with LG customer service over the telephone providing you with comfort and reliability.

Call, Connect, Resolve
All the Right Moves

All the Right Moves

With 6Motion™ Technology, each wash cycle combines up to 6 different wash motions to provide a revolutionary cleaning experience and ultimate fabric care.

The Hottest Thing in Cold

The Hottest Thing in Cold

Now using the cold cycle on your washer doesn’t mean compromising on how clean your clothes are. ColdWash™ Technology uses cold water and enhanced washing motions to penetrate deep into fabrics, giving you cold-water savings with warm-water performance.

Energy Star® qualified

Energy Star® qualified

LG is motivated to innovate to help the environment. By choosing ENERGY STAR® qualified products, you will reduce your energy bills and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

SPECIFICATION English
TYPE
Front Loader Yes
Design Look Front Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
Capacity IEC 5.0 cu.ft.
ENERGY
Energy Star Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
7 Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Large, Perm. Press, Delicates, Speed Wash, Tub Clean, Download/Small Load
9 Options Prewash, Rinse+Spin, Water Plus, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, FreshCare™, Custom Program, Delay Wash (up to 19 hours)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1300 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 3
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
ColdWash™ Yes
6Motion™ Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
NFC Tag On Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
Load Sense Yes
Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Easy Loading TilTub™ Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor Type / Motor Speed / Axis Direct Drive / Variable / Horizontal
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Transparent Glass Door Yes
Door Rim Silver Rimmed Glass Door
Available Colours White (W)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings / Electrical Requirements / Type UL Listed / 120V, 5 Amps / Electric
OPTIONS
Pedestal WDP4W
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27" x 13 3/5" x 28 2/5"
Stacking Kit KSTK1
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 38 11/16" x 29 3/4" (51" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43 5/16" x 31 5/16"
Weight (Product/Carton) 196.2 lbs/212.7 lbs
UPC CODES
WM3170CW 772454 063657
WDP4W 048231 011211
KSTK1 772454 059896
WARRANTY
Warranty 1 year parts and labour, 5 years part on Drum, 10 years part on DirectDrive™ Motor

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a machine!
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my washer. I can do a quick wash or maximum wash for really dirty items. I control the water temperature and my clothes etc. don't get torn or ragged. It is the best washing machine we have ever owned and if I need to replace it sometime, I'll buy the same product (also the dryer).
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 3 out of 5 by from What a surprise When I received the washer, I installed it, precisely following the 7 step installation checklist. When I got to step 6, what a surprise to find the water pouring from the drain pump filter! I hurried to turn off the water faucets, to open the drain pump filter cover, to turn and seal the pump filter. Unfortunately, the damage was done; water spilling all around the washer and dryer, and filtering down the basement. Other than that, we are very satisfied with the machine, it works as expected.
Date published: 2017-05-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Suits our needs We purchased this washer about 3 months ago. We love that its quiet and when we close the door to the laundry room we cannot hear it. It does a great job of cleaning our clothes (especially having cats who shed!), no issues to report. Would recommend for the value and quality.
Date published: 2017-03-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I bought the washer and dryer set: I am please however can not understand WHY when Gain He Laundry detergent is added, the detergent does not go thru the cycle., the detergent sits in the tray., when Water Temperature is set at Tap Cold and Cold. I have cleaned the dispenser., instructions say once a month! I would mention the laundry dispenser.
Date published: 2017-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great features This washer was bot earlier January 2017 and I just love it, it took a few loads before I got used to a front loader but now it is great
Date published: 2017-02-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great front loading machine Clothes are more delicate after washing, like the various cycle and more energy saving with the cycles.
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and programmable! I bought this washer about 2 months ago and am very pleased with its performance and ease of use. I can use the pre-programmed wash cycles or customize all aspects of the wash cycle to suit my needs. The machine is also wonderfully quiet!
Date published: 2016-12-23
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