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5.8 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer with TurboWash™ Technology

  • WT1701CV

  • Graphite Steel
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • 5.8 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity
  • Front Control Design
  • WaveForce™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
AVAILABLE COLOURS:
SPECIFICATION English
TYPE
Top Loader Yes
Design Look Front Control
Front Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Capacity IEC 5.8 cu.ft.
ENERGY
Energy Star Yes
CEE Tier 3
WASH PROGRAMS
12 Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Delicates, Tub Clean, Permanent Press/Casual, Wool, Towels, Oxi-Sanitize™, Power Cleanse
13 Options ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Signal On/Off, Water Plus, Custom Program, StainCare™, Water Plus, TurboWash™
5 Wash/Rinse Temperatures Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1100 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
TurboWash™ Technology Yes
WaveForce™ Yes
Oxi-Sanitize™ Yes
ColdWash™ Yes
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
2 + 1 Dispenser Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
SlamProof™ Lid Yes
Load Sense Yes
Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor Type / Motor Speed / Axis Direct Drive Motor / Variable / Vertical
Max RPM 1,100
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Plastic
Diamond Glass Lid Dark Gray Tint
Available Colours Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings / Electrical Requirements / Type UL Listed / 120V, 10 Amps / Electric
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 40 5/32" x 28 3/8" (55 1/8" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43 7/10" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 137.3 lbs/154.9 lbs
UPC CODES
WT1701CV 772454 061622
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 WASHER/DRYER I love the digital touch screens, the smooth silent run and efficiency .top quality stuff . try them you can't go wrong. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fantastic Machine I couldn't be happier with this washer, it does everything I wanted and more. It holds tons of clothing, its fast, and does a great job. I love it! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-05-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Big as a Jet Engines I love LG products, but in this case, I've got a major case of buyer's regret. I dream of beating this washer (and it's partner -- the dryer) with a crow bar every time I do laundry. Why do I hate them so much? I ordered them sight unseen from a local appliance dealer at a great price, which was my mistake and the reason I haven't requested they come and take them away. First, they are both the size of jet engines. I kid you not. They take up a ton of space for no practical reason. The gigantor washer tub might be great for a large family, but you can't wash 10 pairs of jeans in a few inches of water and now-a-days, technology controls the amount of water we use to do laundry to the point of being ridiculous. A huge drawback is that you can't reach the bottom of the tub, (which is where laundry ends up after the spin cycle!) unless you have cooking prongs to reach down and grab with. Awkward and inconvenient, to say the least. And who designs these high tech washer/dryers with all of the useless bells and whistles anyway? People who are driven by technology, but don't do laundry, that's who. The surface is slanted on both the washer and dryer, which makes them virtually unusable for any other laundry-related activity, such as folding clothes or leaving a basket on top. Are they efficient? Well, I'll give you examples of the dryer's capability, which tells the whole story. It takes 1 1/2 hours to dry two sets of bath towels, a kitchen towel and dish cloth OR two sets of sheets with 3-4 t-shirts thrown in. Two pairs of adult jeans and four pairs of board shorts takes about two hours. That should sum it up for you. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Bad Odor! We bought this a few months ago for a new house we built. At first all was well. Nice looking and cleans well, but lately there is a strong molding sewer-ish smell coming from it. Its bad! Cant figure it out. Might need to get with the warranty department on this unit. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great washer, but I just bought this washer, love the front controls, intuitive settings. But something that was overlooked by those who designed it is the fact that women with average length arms will have a hard time reaching the laundry in the washer. I have to use tongs to get it out. The engineers at LG have to come up with a solution, either a bottom that lifts up to bring the laundry higher or some other kind of way to get the laundry out. I did not buy the front loading because I have a back problem and can not bend too well. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my washer! Wonderful washer, great features! Highly recommend LG products! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from I want to like this washer but... We've owned this washer 8mths and I'm rather disappointed. It sounds like a jet taking off in my laundry room on certain cycles and we have to shut the door. Washing sheets, towels, small blankets is a real challenge they enclose themselves, tangle and I usually have to do a 2nd cycle for it to even drain. Not my favorite, but not much I can do. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Buyer Beware unless you are 6 feet or taller to reach your washed clothes you must stand on a stool to get your clothes from the bottom of the tub and I am 5' 7''. Beware if you don't have height of 6' or more. also with on/off panel in the front of the washer when you bend over to reach items you accidentally turn on the buttons and start a wash. poor placement. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-02-28
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