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3.6 cu. ft. Extra Large Capacity Front Load Washer with ColdWash™ Technology

  • WM2250CW

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Key Features

  • ColdWash™ Technology
  • 6Motion™ Technology
  • Direct Drive Motor 10 Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty
  • Extra large 3.6 cu.ft. capacity

The hottest thing in cold clean

Using the cold cycle on your washer doesn’t have to mean compromising. ColdWash™ technology uses cold water and enhanced washing motions to penetrate deep into fabrics, giving you cold water savings with warm water performance.

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.

Count on it

When you buy a washer, you want something reliable that you can count on. Because the Direct Drive Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year warranty.

More free time

More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. The extra large capacity (3.6 cu.ft.) tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.

Wash in peace

You shouldn’t know your washer is on when you're in the next room. The LG TrueBalance™ anti-vibration system is designed to minimize washer noise and vibration for smooth, quiet performance in any room of the house - even on the 2nd floor.

Save money. Save energy.

Save money. Save energy.

When your washer uses about 30% less energy and half the amount of water used by regular washers, you’re going to make an impact—on your utility bills, your energy and water consumption, and most importantly, the environment.

Design Style Front Loader
Stackable Yes
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
Type of Display Dual LED
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 38 11/16" x 29 3/4"
Number of Programs 7
Number of Options 9
6Motion™ Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
TrueBalance™ Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash, Bleach, Softener
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Easy Loading TilTub™ Yes
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Door / Rim Glass
Lid Rim Silver
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
Stackable Yes
Pedestal WDP4W
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27" x 13 3/5" x 28 2/5"
Stacking Kit KSTK1
Width 27"
Height 38 11/16"
Depth 29 3/4"
Depth with Door Open 51"
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43 5/16" x 31 5/16"
Weight (Product) 180.7 lbs
Weight (Shipping) 191.8 lbs
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements / Type 120V, 10 Amps / Electric

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use. Quite. Love it! I bought it 2 years ago and working as the first time I used it!
Date published: 2016-01-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't buy this one! I bought this washer a little over a year ago and I cannot get the smell out. It smells horrible and I have been meticulous about leaving door open after loads and cleaning it out thoroughly. I have tried using a tub cleaner multiple times. I had a traditional top-loading washer for 20 years and never ever had it smell. It is so bad that I just want to get rid of it.
Date published: 2015-11-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not reliable washer 2 years later it smells burn inside and then complete breakdown
Date published: 2015-11-10
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Great wash! But somebody fix the door problem!!! Really like how this WORKS, BUT the design flaw is impossible to overlook. Every 30 days the door magnet mechanism breaks. I got 3 under warranty, then they replaced the door, but that didn't solve the problem. Now I see the part has doubled in price because they can't keep up with the demand!!! Make it out of metal not plastic, people! I bet the engineer spec was for metal originally. I am going to take the part to a local machinist and get my OWN door magnet holder milled that won't keep breaking! Customer service was really nice... but I can't keep doing this.
Date published: 2015-09-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from good for a large family it is a good washer lots of room in the washer and dryer. it is very tall hard to reach in dryer if you are short .
Date published: 2015-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy way for clean clothing Just replaced both my 9 year old stackable washer and dryer. We really find the new machines wash and dry better and faster. The inside of each machine is larger so it does more wash in 1/2 the time. We were not happy with the place we bought this set and feel a large store is a better way to go
Date published: 2015-07-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from no power, no help After working for 2 1/2 years, just ok. Today it gets no power though the power is there, so the smart diagnosis is no help. the 'help' for this problem is to call a repair person. The longstanding problem is adding non-chlorine bleach damages clothes.
Date published: 2015-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Too Many Options I think this washer is beautiful to look at and has a sleek shiny stainless interior. I am glad to have a front loading machine because I am convinced it is better for the clothes to not be "agitated" and it does save water. Unfortunately, it is impossible to figure out how much detergent to use. I use less and less all the time and still have too many suds, so I lose the value of saving water by adding extra rinses. There are many options but none seems to combine the settings I most want. The biggest problem is that the clothes simply do not spin dry enough for me. The second problem is that everything takes too long. I cannot adjust the time that the setting will take, so a small lightly soiled delicate load might be in the washer for nearly an hour. There is the added peculiar requirement to empty and drain the lint trap (I've never needed to do that before with any washing machine brand) which never has anything in it to be emptied. I did do the washer cleaning required and the washer smelled like the cleaning product for over a week, which was a problem for me because I use only "free and clear" detergent. So, some features are good; others, not so much.
Date published: 2015-04-23
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Red key lit up, no water.  How do I reset 

Asked by: Vvtls
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The RED KEY indicator suggests that the door is locked. Press the START/PAUSE button to stop the machine, if necessary, and to see if this will release the latch. If it does not, then the unit may require service.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-01-26

Water in the detergent cup after loads

We haven't noticed if it occurs after specific loads, but its almost every load. Go to add liquid detergent for the next load and find the detergent cup full of water.
Asked by: AmandaS
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. It is normal for there to be some water remaining in the dispenser tray. This occurs due to the water wash used to force the detergent out of the tray. If an excessive amount of water remains, it would be recommended to wash the dispenser cup out, to ensure all portions are moving freely, and allows the contents to be released properly.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-10-19

Can I manually add water to this machine?

I have this machine (wm2250) and need to wash cloth diapers. Cloth diapers need a lot of water to really get clean, is it possible to manually add water to this machine during the wash cycle. I've used the water plus button, but it doesn't seem to do enough. Also, which cycle will use the absolute most amount of water? Thanks.
Asked by: apolid
We use this washer for cloth as well. We run two loads. First, a speed wash with just diapers, on hot, heavy soil, and fastest spin. Second, the Cotton/Normal setting, on cold, heavy soil, and fastest spin. No stains and very little smell. No need to add extra water. Depending on the amount of diapers being washed, you may need to add other items to the second load to achieve the right agitation. The drum needs to be approximately 2/3 full.
Answered by: mamaA
Date published: 2015-10-19

What are the screws (size & type) that should hold the top piece of sheetmetal to the washer.

A maintenance person for my rental removed the top cover of the washer and lost the screws. What is the screw type so I can find a replacement from the hardware store?
Asked by: JeremyShubert
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. Unfortunately, there is no record of a specific screw size listed in our service documentation.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-06-25

Detergent doesn't drain completely from the detergent drawer

Sometimes it drains but never completely...sometimes it doesn't really drain out at all.
Asked by: rwbragdon
Hi Rwbragdon. It is normal that the detergent does not always drain completely in the LG 3.6 cu. ft. Extra Large Capacity Front Load Washer with ColdWash™ Technology, Model # WM2250CW. On page 31 of your owner's manual is a detailed instruction on how to clean the detergent dispenser drawer. Although the manual recommends cleaning this detergent dispenser drawer out at least once a week, it wouldn't be a bad idea to clean it out whenever you see detergent residue...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-10-19

Can you wash small rugs in the WM2250CW machine?

Asked by: DebbieC
Yes, you can wash rugs in your LG front loader, I do all the time. This last time I had an error code for the first time. I thought it was out of balance but the water was not draining out. When LG tells you to clean the filter and drain the water hose at the bottom, there's a reason for that. I usually wash like fabric's and the same type of backing and they do very well. I will wash 3 to 5 smaller ones at a time with no problem but this last time I threw 2 older rugs in that the backing was coming off. The water did not drain for 2 cycles so I took them out, threw them over the fence and finished them up. Later that evening I opened the filter instead of unstopping the hose because it's quicker cleaning and the washer is out on back porch. The white rubber backing flakes came gushing out and more water than ever before, needless to say my next few loads had rubber specks throughout the clothes. I put the washer through a tub clean and all was well! Moral of the story- always clean that filter and hose even more often that is recommended. The moldy smell seems to dissipate and you'll be able to keep track of any dirty water buildup.
Answered by: souplady
Date published: 2015-06-27

How can I retrieve a toothbrush that was sucked through filter hole while cleaning it?

As above. Cannot visualize toothbrush from opening.
Asked by: TerriMichele
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. There is no method of accessing the interior of the pump and hoses without the assistance of a qualified technician. 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: 2015-03-20

What is the temperature used in the hot water cycle?

I'd like to know how hot the water is at the hot setting. It would be a good if this information were available in the owner's manual.
Asked by: heypeggy
it cant be available in the owners manual. it depends on you water heater setting.
Answered by: nabjr54
Date published: 2015-10-19
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