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3.7 cu. ft. Extra Large Capacity TurboWash™ Washer with Steam™ Technology

  • WM3070HWA

  • White

Key Features

  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • Steam™ Technology
  • ColdWash™ Technology
  • 6Motion™ Technology

Laundry At the Speed of Life

Soccer practice. Groceries. Dinner. Dishes. Shouldn't your laundry move as fast as you? Now it can, with LG's enhanced TurboWash® technology. Powerful high-pressure nozzles save 30 minutes per load, cutting wash time by half—without shortcutting cleaning performance, even on larger loads. Innovation that keeps up with your family calendar? That's not just laundry done fast—it's laundry at the speed of life.

*Compared to an LG top load washer without TurboWash. Based on AHAM-HLW-1-2010 test protocol. Cotton / Normal or comparable cycle at default settings, 8 lb. loads. Excludes quick wash or comparable cycles intended for small, lightly soiled loads only.

More free time

More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. The extra large capacity (3.7 cu.ft.) tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.

Experience Steam Cleaning

There's no clean like a steam clean. Our Steam™ technology gently but powerfully penetrates fabrics to virtually eliminate dirt, odors and wrinkles.

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.

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
Steam Yes
TurboWash™ Yes
Stackable Yes
Designer Color White
Capacity (cu.ft.) DOE 3.7
ColdWash™ Yes
Internal Heater Yes
Spin Speed (Max) 1200 RPM
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ 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 12
Number of Wash/Rinse Temps 5
Number of Options 11
Direct Drive Motor Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
TrueBalance™ Yes
Capacity 3.7 cu. ft.
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
4 Tray Dispenser Yes
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
LoadSense 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/Chrome
Door Opening 15.75"
Available Colors White, Wild Cherry Red
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
Parts & Labor 1 Year
Motor 10 Years
Drum Lifetime
Width 27"
Height 38 11/16"
Depth 29 3/4"
Depth with Door Open 51"
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 42 1/4" x 31 1/4"
Motor Type / Motor Speed Inverter Direct Drive / Variable
Axis Horizontal
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements / Type 120V, 10 Amps / Electric
Program Names Allergiene™, Tub Clean, Towels, Bright Whites™, Heavy Duty, Sanitary, Speed Wash, Hand Wash/Wool, Delicates, Perm. Press, Bulky/Large, Cotton/Normal
No. of Spin Speeds 5
No. of Soil Levels 5
No. of Wash/Rinse Temperatures 5
Options Signal On/Off, Steam, FreshCare™, TurboWash™, ColdWash™, Custom Program, Child Lock, Extra Rinse, Delay Wash, Rinse+Spin, Prewash

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from My cloths smell like wet dog, no matter what I do! After 2 decades of an ASKO this washer just doesn't make the grade. No mater what I do, my clothes just never smell clean. I sterilize the tub weekly. I do a "quick wash" after every regular wash to rinse out any soap that may be left. I can't use high fragrance soap to mask the smell. I am so very disappointed in this machine. I do like the dryer though!
Date published: 2015-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine I have had my LG washer for about 2 months. Every feature is well engineered! I have used most of the cycles and find them well identified and described. My new washer is quiet and gets my laundry so much cleaner than my dead 15 year old top of the line front loader. The spin cycle is so efficient that my 15 year of dryer is renewed, and takes much less drying time because of the washer spin action. I can hardly hear the washer running. I am using even less soap than my previous machine and my water billing has been lower. I am expecting a long useful life from this well designed washer.
Date published: 2015-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing machine I was a bit skeptical of the "New age" machine, being used to the old style basic models. I must say I am very impressed and love the choice of settings on this machine. Highly recommend!
Date published: 2015-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The construction of this product is impressive.. I am impressed as to how well this product was built. The quality of construction really shows. I expect to get many years of service from this washing machine.
Date published: 2015-06-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The BEST PRODUCT EVER! Is it crazy that I look for excuses to use the washer? I absolutely love this washer, it allows me to adjust for all the different types of laundry, (hand washables, delicates, towels, exercise clothes, slip covers) we have in our household. I don't mind the extra laundry I have because it is a "Smart" washer and the cycle time adjust to the weight of the load I have put in the washer. It actually inspired me to remodel my laundry room. Do yourself a favor and get yourself this washer, you will not regret it!
Date published: 2015-05-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very nice washer This washer has lots of great features. It cleans my clothes much faster than my old GE washer did and drying is just as fast! Overall, I am very pleased.
Date published: 2015-04-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Good Overall Washer Lots of great features, and much improved over my Maytag! The only drawback is the loud thumping when it first sets/balances the load. However, the spinning cycles are very nice and quiet, and the clothes are nice and clean. I would buy it again if I had it to do over.
Date published: 2015-04-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing quality plus quiet! I love this machine!! Never thought I would rave about a washer but here i am. It's quiet, efficient, and does a super job of actually cleaning my clothes without wearing them out! Seriously, get one of these or a similar model, you won't regret it!
Date published: 2015-02-28
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Noisy during spin cycle

Over the past couple months, our washer is making noticeable louder noises during the spin cycle (rotational noise that gets louder as the spin speeds increase). Any ideas on what might be causing this as the machine is only 2.5 years and does not see heavy use as there is only 2 of us?? I confirmed the machine is balanced with a level.
Asked by: DRP65
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. It is difficult to determine the cause of this noise without an inspection by a qualified service 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: 2015-09-14

how do I clean spots from my washer glass door?

Asked by: virgie
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The cleaning of the glass door should be possible with the use of hot water and a soft cloth. You may also try to utilize a mild detergent. Do not allow the detergent to drain into the wash tub, as this can affect the washer operations.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-09-09

What is the exact estimated yearly electrical use in kwh for the LG WM3070H_A front load 3.7 cubic foot washer?

Asked by: PBMontana
The Estimated Yearly Electrical Use for the LG 3.7 cu. ft. Extra Large Capacity TurboWash™ Washer with Steam™ Technology, Model # WM3070HWA can be found on the support page for the unit under the EnegryGuide link. It is listed at 111kWh...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-08-10

I need to buy a new washing machine

but live in manhattan and am limited in space to a machine that is 27" wide by 31" deep.Would your 3.7 Cubic foot machine, front loading fit in this space?
Asked by: pkinor
The dimensions for the LG 3.7 cu. ft. Extra Large Capacity TurboWash™ Washer with Steam™ Technology, Model # WM3070HRA are as follows: W x H x D: 27" x 38 11/16" x 29 3/4". The recommended spacing in the back is 4"...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-08-04

Red Logo next to time clock?

Today the drum would not empty the water at end of cycle.I emptied the drum through the drain hose located on the left front bottom. I removed the filter and found a small piece of lint less than the size of a dime. We restarted machine and noticed in the time clock area a red circle with some kind of logo in the middle. 1. What does this mean?
Asked by: Inletjoe
There are 2 indicator lights immediately beside the TIME indicator. The TOP light is the DOOR LOCK INDICATOR light. This indicates that the door is locked. The washer door will lock while the washer is operating. The door can be unlocked by pressing the START/PAUSE button to stop the washer. The LOWER light is the DELAY WASH INDICATOR. This indicator shows that the washer has been set for DELAY WASH. The washer will start automatically after the set delay time has passed. This information can be reviewed on page 10 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-03-18

How or how often is the detergent released?

I've owned my front load inverter direct drive steam washer for a month now and my clothes are not coming clean. My question is how or how often is the detergent released from the dispenser? I'm using liquid detergent. I've checked the detergent tray several times throughout the wash to make sure it's being released. 1/3 to 1/4 of the detergent is still in the tray after the wash cycle is finished. Should it have released all of the detergent by the end of the wash cycle?
Asked by: Kls14
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. All of the dispenser contents should have been released during the cycle. Be certain that the detergent used is labeled as High Efficiency (HE). There should be no more than about 2 tablespoons of detergent per cycle. If additional assistance is needed, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-02-24

Turbo wash feature doesn't turn off

I know Turbo wash isn't an option with some cycles; it doesn't light up when I chose those. However, on the cycles where it's an option, Turbo Wash option won't shut off. please advise!
Asked by: haircutter
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. This cycle modifier option is designed to deactivate at the end of the cycle. If it will not deactivate, then 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: 2015-01-19

Door hinges on right or left for washer & dryer?

My washer hookups require the washer to be on the right, which means that the door hinge should be on the right as you look at the machine from the front.
Asked by: Jackrmurphyphd
Yes, the door hinges are on the left--the door swings from right to left--no alterations can be made
Answered by: Bert120
Date published: 2015-01-13
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