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5.2 cu.ft. Wave™ Series Ultra Large Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer

  • WT5101HV

  • Graphite Steel
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System
  • SlamProof ™ Lid
  • WaveForce™ Technology
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
Design Look Rear Control
Capacity IEC 5.2 cu.ft.
Extra Capacity Yes
Dry Linen Capacity >10.1kg
Display Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display
DialACycle Yes
Intelligent Electronic Controls Yes
Advanced Display Yes
Spin Speeds 1100 RPM
No of Programs 14
No of Options 13
Custom Program Yes
No Wash Rinse Temperature Levels 5
No Water Levels Automatically adjusts to size of load
No Soil Levels 3
SenseClean System Yes
ColdWash™ Yes
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
WaveForce™ Technology Yes
No Tray Dispensers 3
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
Internal Water Heater Yes
LoDecibel Quiet Operation Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Sud Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Status Indicators Yes
Load Sense Auto Load Detection Yes
End of Cycle Beeper Yes
NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Color Facet Graphite Steel
Color Graphite Steel (V)
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Transparent Lid Glass Yes
Motor Type Speed Axis BPM Direct Drive / Variable / Vertical
Energy Star Compliant Energy Star
Rating Electrical Requirements UL Listed / 120V, 10 Amps / Electric
Type LED, Electronic
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 145.5 lbs
Carton Weight 172 lbs
Warranty 1 year parts and labour, 3 years parts on the controller. 5 years parts on the liner and tub, 10 years parts on the DirectDrive™ Motor
Matching Dryer DLEX5101V

What People Are Saying

Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great for 6 years I really liked my washer. It cleaned better than my old model but needed a major repair after only 6 years. I did replace it with another LG thinking it had lasted 8. I highly recommended it to a friend who purchased one and a dryer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from We have had this now for just over a week but love all the features and the ease of use. It takes large loads like comforters with ease.
Date published: 2016-11-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 3 Years later I have had my LG washer for 3 years now and I'm very satisfied overall. However, within the last year the area where the bleach goes in has become all rusted around the metal on the washer. I do MINIMAL amounts of laundry requirung bleach so this dispenser is hardley used. Also, there is an area where the lid meets the metal when closed and that too is getting rusted. Additionally, the detergent dispenser has a lot of residue left behind and forms mildew. I keep the lid open when not in use and this still happens. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2016-10-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Be careful when adding bleach I really loved my washer when I got it. It does an excellent job washing clothes. The down fall is that if you do not clean the bleach dispenser after each use it will cause rust. The book states "please flush the bleach dispenser with water after bleach use and then rinse out the residue by use of Rinse & Spin cycle." Now when I am washing clothes I have to take extra steps to clean the machine using time and water that I was saving by buying this brand. When I called LG they politely told me there was nothing they could do and I could pay to have service come out and try to fix it. I already paid enough for the machine, and I believe this is a flaw in engineering and choice of finishes. Seriously, there is a bleach dispenser that will rust if you use bleach?
Date published: 2015-03-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good As It Gets I've had this LG Washer and matching Dryer for over 4 years without any problems. Knock on wood, LOL. Over all, I rate them both at 10. Does everything they say it will do.
Date published: 2014-12-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from 3 sevice calls in 3 years. Would not purchase LG washer again. had 3 service calls in 3 years and now the bleach cup has rust.
Date published: 2014-08-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Rust problem This machine has a severe rust problem around the bleach dispenser. Problem reported with pictures to L G but got no response. No more L G products for me .
Date published: 2014-08-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst washer i have ever owned. I had problems with this machine before the recall but now they are worse. No matter the size of the load, the washer will not spin out clothing. I left a simple load of dark clothing in and went to the store for two hours. When I came home the load was still rinsing and spinning. This went on for three HOURS! My water bill has increased and the dryer takes hours because the clothing is not properly spun out. I have started ringing out blankets before I dry them. We have a family of 7 this is a nightmare. DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT.
Date published: 2014-04-07
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