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4.0 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Front Load Washer with ColdWash™ Technology

  • WM3050CW

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Key Features

  • Ultra Large 4.0 cu. ft. Capacity
  • Direct Drive Motor 10 Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty
  • ColdWash™ Technology
  • 6Motion™ Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
More free time

More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. The ultra large capacity (4.0 cu. ft.) tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.

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.

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.

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.

SUMMARY
Design Style Front Loader
Stackable Yes
Capacity (cu.ft.) 4.0
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 38 11/16" x 29 3/4"
CAPACITY
Capacity 4.0 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design Look Front Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 7
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Large, Perm. Press, Delicates, Hand Wash/Wool, Speed Wash, Tub Clean
No. of Options 9
Options Prewash, Rinse+Spin, Delay Wash, Water Plus, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, FreshCare™, ColdWash™, Signal On/Off
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1,200 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 5
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
LoadSense Yes
Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Easy Loading TilTub™ Yes
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor Type Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 1,200
Axis Horizontal
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Transparent Glass Door Yes
Door / Rim Silver Rimmed Glass Door
Available Colors White (W)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
OPTIONS
Pedestal WDP4W
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27" x 13 3/5" x 28 2/5"
Stacking Kit KSTK1
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 38 11/16" x 29 3/4" (51" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 42 1/4" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 180.7 lbs/191.8 lbs
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231 013963
SIZE AND WEIGHT
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
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements / Type 120V, 10 Amps / Electric

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works flawlessly! I have owned this washer for just over two years and so far it has performed very well. I would buy this product again.
Date published: 2016-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best washer I have ever owned The water usage at my house has dropped dramatically due to this washer. Also my electric bill because clothes dry quicker in the dyer.
Date published: 2016-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from front load washer I won this on a sweepstake survey site, and this is my very first time having a front loading washing machine. I very pleased with it. It is a very beautiful machine, and very easy to use.
Date published: 2016-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy peesy! I'm not the one who normally does the wash. So when I went to use it for the first time, I was surprised how easy it was to setup for washing.
Date published: 2016-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome...LG shopper for life I brought this washer Dec 2015 and now two months later no problems what so ever.Gets clothes clean and spins to a damp dry. My only pet peeve is the water left in the detergent dispenser after wash. I just wipe ou with a paper towel. I'm glad I brought this washer and matching dryer.
Date published: 2016-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nothing Like it My wife liked the designed. I liked the quality. We both love the performance and ease of operation.
Date published: 2016-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable Handles all loads well. Nice construction/ design.
Date published: 2016-02-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greatest washer ever! I purchased this on 12/29/2015 and had to wait until 2/2016 to have it delivered because it was on back order. This must be a popular machine! Once it was installed I immediately started washing and instantly fell in love with the machine. The quiet operation and minimal vibration are a plus. Not to mention how compact and cute it is; it fit perfectly into the small space I have for laundry. Overall, I am totally pleased.
Date published: 2016-02-07
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I have the WM3050CW washer.  I would like the gas dryer that matches.  Which one is it?  

Asked by: Bkynaston
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. The most direct match to this washer would be the Gas Model DLG3051W. This and other similar models can be reviewed on our website at http://www.lg.com/us/dryers.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-21

The washer smells and I believe it's because there is residue, mold, etc in between the tub and the rubber seal. Tub clean cycle does not clean the rubber part. Too tight to clean by hand, what do I do it is gross. 

Asked by: katiek691
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. Running the tub clean cycle, whether using BLEACH or VINEGAR (never simultaneously), is the best method for removing the soap residue which can develop the mold or mildew. If this, combined with leaving the door open between cycles, and drying the gasket after a cycle is complete, then it may be necessary to obtain the assistance of a qualified technician to locate the source of the smell, and to resolve the matter by replacing certain components where the smell may have settled. 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-29

Do I need to buy a certain kind of detergent? I have several bottles of Tide. Can I still use those ?

Asked by: KatieNiles
Yes you can use them. I make my own laundry detergent and use that in this washer with no problems
Answered by: CAGJ
Date published: 2016-06-29

as our washer begins its cycle, why does the water going into the machine start & stop so quickly for about 30 seconds?  Is that normal or should the water going into the washer in the beginning of the cycle be constant and not so abrupt?

Asked by: AM Global
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine and its operations. The description provided suggests normal operation. The water flow is designed to start and stop quickly, as the unit uses the water level to assist in determining the size and type of wash load. For additional information, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-13

Why is there water left in the detergent tray after the cycle?

Asked by: Lulu87
It is normal for some residual water to remain in your dispenser tray for the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.0 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Front Load Washer with ColdWash™ Technology, Model # WM3050CW after each wash. However, the tray should not be filled completely with water. Detergent can gradually build up in the detergent tray and its' attachments over time. If these are not cleaned regularly, the water and additives will not dispense fully and water will remain in the compartments. Water may also be left in the dispenser if any of the attachments are not inserted properly because again, the tray will not dispense correctly. You can also use powdered detergent in the washer, however, the liquid detergent tray insert is must be removed and make sure that you are using High-Efficiency (HE) powdered detergent...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-05-10

I purchased this washer 2 years ago and now need a new dryer. The matching dryer is discontinued. Is there another LG gas dryer that is compatible to be stacked?

Asked by: NikkiM
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. Any of our stackable 27” dryers will be compatible. Our website shows the DLE3050W and DLEX3070W electric dryers available, along with the DLG3051W and DLGX3071W gas dryers.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-29

My washer computer said the door is not lock is open and I push off the bottom& then I open and clouse  again &  same think happen  I here sound like click,  click and the computer said the samethe door is open what  can I do replace   the door  or reset?

Asked by: mayris 57
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. It seems that the door latch is not catching properly when it attempts to lock. It is suggested to check the latch to see if there might be anything obstructing it. If this does not resolve the matter, then the washer 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-20

Best way to clean the inside of the washer

Asked by: StevieD
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine and its operations. The best method of cleaining the inside of this washing machine would be the TUB CLEAN cycle, as described on page 29 of the owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-04
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