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

  • WM3488HW

  • White

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
Capacity 2.3 cu. ft.
Color White
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 Technology 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 048231016988

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Horrible We bought this 2 weeks ago and we are returning it today. Horrible smell while running and it has left all of our clothes with that same smell. Our clothes are ruined with that baked in smell. I would give this no stars if I could. Not to mention the incredibly long dry time for a normal size load. Total energy waster! Extremely disappointed.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing job This is a great washer and a life saver no more quarters at the laundry mat.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from a little disappointed just bought this washer/dryer combo a few days ago and tried to run a test, i've set the machine to Cotton/Normal, everything works fine except i wish the clothes could be more dry. noted that it will take longer time because it's a ventless washer/dryer. Overall, so far so good, i will come back later with an update once i get more familiar with the machine.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Tiny space! After 4 months, I'm still loving this awesome little space saver. It does a great job on laundry and holds as much as I need. I'd buy it again!
Date published: 2017-09-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect space saving wash/dry combo I purchased the LG all-in-one washer/dryer seven months ago to save space and convert my laundry room into a pantry. I love the unit! It is small and works well. There is a learning curve but after a few loads, it's been smooth sailing! I have no complaints! It washes and dries perfectly fine. It is easy to use. I only wish LG would add video instructions on their website for the product instead of me having to search for them on YouTube. There are good videos on YouTube!
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine I bought it about a month ago and have never been happier. It cleans better than my old machine and dries all in the space of one machine. Perfect for my apartment.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! I couldn't be happier with this little workhorse. I use the Wash & Dry cycle on everything. My clothes come out beautifully without the wrinkles of a regular dryer. This is not a family machine. This is for a single or couple that likes to do small to medium loads. For me, it's PERFECT! Better than promised.
Date published: 2017-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My LG All In One Washer/Dryer I bought the all in one combo washer/dryer last winter for my RV 5th wheel. It fits the space beautifully. It cleans really well and surprisingly washes a decent size load (full set of queen size sheets) for it's size. Love the fact that I don't have to go to the laundry mat.
Date published: 2017-09-23
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How long should it take to dry a half load of close I have let it run for hrs and still not all the way dry

Asked by: Scameron
You need to keep in mind that the washing capacity of the LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS is twice that of its drying capacity, so if you wash a full load, you will need to take ha;f of that load out for drying otherwise, it will take an unusually long time to dry. You will need to make sure that your cold and hot water taps are fully opened. Water is needed in order for it to perform the dry function. The cold water is used to condense the moisture in the air and dry your clothes. Also, check that the drain pump at the bottom left of the unit has been cleaned because this can also reduce your cold water supply...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-18

Does it have a filter that I need to clean?

Asked by: Ibb0804
In the lower right corner on the front of the LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS is the Drain Pump Filter cover behind which is the Drain Pump Filter. It is recommended that you clean the drain pump filter periodically to prevent it from being clogged by foreign objects from the wash. The instructions for how to clean this filter can be found on page 33 of the owner's manual...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-16

What is the average gallons of water used per cycle?

Asked by: bhillfour
The amount used would vary depending on load size. The average cycle for this machine uses 15-20 gallons.
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-10-12

Can you take clothes out before it goes to dry cycle.  I don’t like to dry everything.  

Asked by: Roberta1954
If you just set the LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS to wash without pressing the DRY button to select drying options, when the wash cycle ends, the washer will play a melody and the door will unlock. You can then open the door and remove your laundry. You can also just perform a DRY ONLY to dry your clothes...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-10

How much water is used in a typical wash cycle? Thank you!

Asked by: CookieD
The LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HS automatically adjusts the water level for the type and size of the wash load for the best results and maximum efficiency. It may seem there is no water inside the drum in some cycles, but this is normal...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-10

What setting do you put shoes on

Asked by: Andrea locklear
It is not recommended to wash shoes in one of these machines, because the rubber soles of the shoes can restrict water flow and cause the tub to run off-balance. If there are additional questions, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-05

Is it alright to use detergent pods? Or should I only use liquid detergent in the drawer?

Asked by: ChrisM27
The use of detergent pods would be fine. The pod would need to be entered directly into the drum. It is suggested to use only one pod per load.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-03

Is there a liquid detergent cup?  None came, service sent me one that didn't fit, sent another that was the same one but in a bag that listed a different # (3891 on the bag, 3890 on the cup).  I now have 2 that don't fit.  Is there one that fits?

Asked by: Nina6
We do apologize about the issue you are having with the unit. More information would be needed as to the part that is in question. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-21
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