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2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer

  • WM3488HS

  • Silver

Key Features

  • 2.3 cu.ft. Capacity
  • Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer Combo
  • 14 Wash Programs
AddPause Laundry

Forget Something? No Problem.

This LG Washer has a built-in pause button that lets you pause your wash after it starts and drop in a stray piece of clothing

More free time

More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. Large capacity (2.3 cu.ft.) tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.

the perfect fit

The Perfect Fit

This compact washer is perfect for apartments, condos or small spaces. And at just 24 inches in width, it's the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

All the right moves

All the right moves

Get your clothes clean and experience a smarter way to wash with our innovative 6Motion™ technology. Each wash cycle combines up to 6 different wash motions to provide a revolutionary cleaning experience.

Design Style Front Loader
Color Silver
Capacity 2.3 cu. ft.
Touch LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
No. of Programs 14
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Large, Baby Wear, Perm. Press, Delicates, Hand Wash/Wool, Speed Wash, Tub Clean, Sanitary, Heavy Duty, Drain+Spin, Wash+Dry, Sports Wear, Downloaded Course
No. of Options 10
Options Prewash, Rinse+Spin, Delay Wash(Time Delay), Water Plus, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, Signal (Beeper) On/Off, Steam, Custom PGM, PGM Save
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps (5) Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1,400 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 3
Internal Heater Yes
Ventless Condensing Dryer Yes
Drying Levels More Dry, Normal Dry, Damp Dry, Low Temp Dry
Manual Dry Times 120, 60., 30 minutes
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
End of Cycle Beeper Yes
LoadSense Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
NFC Tag On Yes
Motor Type Inverter Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 1,400
Axis Horizontal
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate TBD
Door Rim Glass/Chrome
Door Cover Black Tinted Cover
Door Opening 13.8"
Available Colors White (W), Silver (S)
Ratings TBD
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
Hose Included Yes
Product ( WxHxD) 24" x 33 1/2" x 25 1/4" (45" D with door open)
Carton ( WxHxD) 26" x 35 3/4" x 27 3/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 156.5 lbs / 165.3 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231016995

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from This machine absolutely sucks! I wouldn't give to my worst enemy. What a waste of hard earned money.
Date published: 2017-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing product! This is a simply amazing washer and dryer machine. It does dry clothes really well.
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible Dying My husband and I purchased your washer dryer combo machine model number WM3997HWA about 3 years ago. In the beginning it worked perfectly, but for the last year or so it no longer dries properly. I find myself having to reset the dry cycle a few times in order for our clothes to completely dry. We have had Sears maintenance team come out to our residence twice, so far and on both occasions they said there was nothing wrong with the machine. Which is contradicting what the machine is doing. I have had to run a clean cycles of the tub due to it also smelling like mildew. We are now hanging our laundry articles for them to dry. Which we find unacceptable and time consuming! We're now at the point where we honestly feel like we shouldn't have purchased this product!
Date published: 2017-08-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GAME Changer!!! Bought this for Lake, and it is great to be able to have a Washer Dryer all in one put it in and it's all done! Has a string smell when drying.
Date published: 2017-08-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Very Disappointed The drying capacity is only half of the washing capacity, so then LG help desk recommended that if you wash a full load, you remove half of the items before you dry it. What a joke. They failed to mention this in the specifications. Even when you do a small load, it doesn't dry and you have to dry it more after over 2 and a half hours. I will never buy one of these again. Avoid at all costs.
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Functionality This is a functional machine, being ventless, an all-in-one washer/dryer, and size. I was able to have the machine placed adjacent to a laundry sink in my daylight basement, together with the drain hose being affixed to the sink. I had full size washer/dryers in the past but for the last several years have been utilizing a full-service laundry, by dropping off my items one evening and picking them up on another - until I started missing clothing items. I depart for work early in the mornings and generally do not arrive home until after 9:00 p.m. This machine allows me to place items in the machine to wash and program them to be dried without having to go from bedroom or loft overnight to start a dryer. It is an attractive machine with many options for washing.
Date published: 2017-07-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from DO NOT BUY Within 7 months U I have had a handful of issues. Twice it had to be reset. Also it will not dry even after calling a repair service they could not find the issue
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Machine Already done a load on my new machine. Takes awhile, but does wonderful.
Date published: 2017-06-21
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Have your combo washer/dryer. Can you tell me if there is an "air fluff" setting on the dryer.

Asked by: sungrl
The LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS does not have an "air fluff" setting for the dryer...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-09-15

How do you get started on the drying part dont have instructions on how to dry

Asked by: moomouse
Turn the machine on, dont touch the dial, and only push the dryer button.
Answered by: Queenjean
Date published: 2017-08-31

Is it possible to start the machine as a combined washer dryer, so that it goes directly into the dry cycle after the wash? 

Asked by: Olivia7
The LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS has a Wash + Dry cycle that is designed for a small load which can be washed and dried in one cycle. If you are washing a full load or large load, the capacity of the machine for washing clothes is twice as much as when drying clothes. If the machine is to be used to dry a load, then the wash load must be reduced by half for effective drying performance. If a full load is washed, remove half the clothes prior to starting the dry cycle...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-22

Is there a lint trap for this machine.

Asked by: Artweav
If you look at the image of this LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS, you will notice the drain pump filter cover in the lower right corner of the unit. Any lint that is produced during the wash cycles is typically expelled along with the drain water, but periodically, you need to open that drain pump filter cover and check the drain pump filter to ensure that it is not clogged with lint or any foreign objects...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-22

How can I just use the dryer feature of this unit instead of both washer/dryer? I put in a load and when it was complete my items are not dry. I want to put up the load again but just dry it. I appreciate all feedback! Thanks :)

Asked by: Lilpinecone
We appreciate your interest in this washer/dryer combination unit. There does not appear to be a DRY ONLY cycle on this model. However, it may be possible to set the DRAIN & SPIN cycle, and then add DRY to it, as the DRY cycle is supposed to begin after the final spin of the wash cycle.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-20

Is it possible to skip the spin cycle when using just the dryer in the combo units? When I start "timed dry" it goes through a 23 minute spin cycle before drying.

Asked by: kah77
Yes, you can choose for it not to spin when you do a dry only cycle.  
Answered by: Anonymous
Date published: 2017-06-26

Can it be vented???

Asked by: Kimberly 99
The LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS is ventless and cannot be vented...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-06-23

What does it mean when the spot you put the detergent fills up with water/detergent? Is something blocked?

Asked by: Abbi24
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. It is normal for water to collect in the dispenser tray. This can be removed and emptied. If detergent is still in this container, then either too much detergent was added, or the unit may require service. To make service arrangements, you may either contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000, or you can check our Repair Provider Lookup on our website, at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-06-14
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