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5.4 cu.ft. High Efficiency Top Load Washer with WaveForce™ Technology

  • WT5070CW

  • White
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • LG WaveForce™
  • ColdWash™
  • 5.4 cu.ft. Capacity
  • SmartDiagnosis™
Top Loader Yes
Design Look Rear Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
Capacity* IEC 5.4 cu.ft.
Dry Linen Capacity >10.1kg
Energy Star Yes
12 Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Perm. Press/Casual, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, PureColor™, Wool, Towels, Baby Wear, Sports Wear, Tub Clean
12 Options Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, StainCare™, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Child Lock, Custom Program, Signal On/Off, Water Plus, Delay Wash (up to 19 hours)
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
WaveForce™ Yes
ColdWash™ Yes
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
3-Tray Dispenser Main Wash, Fabric Softener, Liquid Bleach
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System 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
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Motor Type / Motor Speed / Axis Direct Drive / Variable / Vertical
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Tub Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted
Transparent Diamond Glass Lid Yes
Available Colours White (W)
Ratings / Electrical Requirements / Type UL Listed / 120V, 10 Amps / Electric
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8" (55 3/4" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 48" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 145.5 lbs/172 lbs
WT5070CW 772454 060205
Warranty 1 year parts and labour, 5 years part on Drum, 10 years part on DirectDrive™ Motor

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worse Washing machine ever It was off balance the first day it arrived and has been off balance every day since, every load of wash stops with the clothes are tied up so when you pick up one piece all the clothes are in one bundle, I don't have a choice on water level so you get one inch of water to do a large load of clothes and I have to add buckets of water to get enough water to do the load and you have to unlock the washer to put any thing in. I have told every person I come into contact with don't buy this washer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-02-04
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worse washer I have ever owned!! Owned for about 4 yrs now. After about 1 1/2 - 2 yrs washer started taking 3 hrs to complete the wash cycle. Should have only taken 45 min./The washer kept on trying to re-balance itself which means filling up with more water. I thought this was a high efficiency washer! I kept on rebalancing the load myself to try and prevent this. Still took 3 hrs. Now stops filling up with water and the lines are not clogged. Now looking into it after being so frustrated find it is discountiued! Wonder why??? What about the people who paid a premium price for an item that should last longer than 2 yrs!! Will not buy and LG washer again! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Discontinued for a reason!!! I have owned this for just over five years. After about two years I began noticing very fine debris in my laundry and in the tub. This happened to be the top of the washer deteriorating (rusting) and the coating flaking into the wash along with the rust. This should never have happened since I don't use a bleaching product in my wash! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-12-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from died a slow painful death at 2.5 yrs We bought the LG set of washer and dryer because highly rated through CR. Read manual, used right soap. Did great for about a year and half to 2 years when started with the unbalanced load issue that seems to have plagued many LG/high efficency washers by reviews. Made sure balanced and tried everything from smaller loads, manually readjusting load, varying speeds for spin cycle, etc. Eventually, it got bad enough that it took several days to wash one load if left unchecked. Mercifully, it died completely when the tub broke loose and the machine tried to walk out of the room. I have never purchased LG before and likely will not go back. On the brighter side, the drier (gas) has worked well. Not sure why the website will not let me post without agreeing to sweepstakes entry. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I loved this washer at first, had issues with machine going off balance, called for service through ABC warehouse warrenty that I paid extra for, had to have electric board replaced and was told it had a recall on it but I had never received a notice of the recall even though I registered it, I also asked if they could do something about the bleach cup that has rusted around the area, they said no, it is getting worse and rust like residue has gotten into the wash, its 4. years old and this problem started 2 years ago and getting worse, LG should backup their product and ABC warehouse should come through on their extra protection that was paid for [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Definitely not made to last Bought my washer in 2012. The first thing to make an impression on me was that before the washer even starts adding water, the drum turns--supposedly to distribute the load. What it did was put my clothes into a tight ball, so I had to bypass this by waiting until the water turned on before I Put them in. As mentioned in other reviews, the water level (unless you use the feature to add more, right from the start) isn't sufficient to wash clothes. My problem, too, is pet hair, so that extremely low water level only spread it amongst all clothes but didn't remove it. On the rare occasion when I had dirty, gritty clothes--after the 'wash' when removing the clothes, the dirt was still there, albeit usually on the bottom of the drum which required me to clean it out before the next load. I will say that I like the speed with which it spins to drain. What I didn't like was that exactly one month after the warranty expired, it started leaking from the bottom that required New parts. About eight months later it just suddenly stopped draining water. I was grateful this was not a front loader as it took a full week for a repairman to come. It needed more new parts. And so here I am--the washer is leaking water from the bottom again and I am certain the mother board is going because it is filling the washer to maximum height even with a small load. I've already spent enough on repairs and service calls to almost equal what I paid, so I'm cutting my losses. Whichever new washer I choose will definitely NOT be an LG. What I would give to have my old (non-motherboard!) washer back! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Terrible washer I bought this a few weeks ago. Was told how efficient it was. It does not clean my clothes, takes 1 hour to not clean them and also I have to have a pair of long tongs to reach the socks in the bottom of the washer that must have been designed by a 6'4" man that never tried to get clothes from the disappointed [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-10-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I HATE this machine! This machine does not add enough water to even cover the clothes! For every load I have to stop the cycle and opt for more water! When I choose hot water to wash, it don't happen! Today I checked the water and it wasn't even warm! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-10-20
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