To properly experience our LG.com website, you will need to use an alternate browser or upgrade to a newer version of internet Explorer (IE9 or greater).

The LG.com website utilizes responsive design to provide convenient experience that conforms to your devices screen size. In order to get the best possible experience our LG.COM website please follow below instructions.

If you’re using Internet Explorer 8 or earlier, you will need to use an alternate browser such as Firefox or Chrome or upgrade to a newer version of internet Explorer (IE9 or greater).

If you’re using Internet Explorer 9 and higher, turn off your Internet Explorer browser’s “Compatibility View settings” by following steps below:

  • Right click at the top of your browser and make sure the “Menu Bar” option is selected
  • Select “Tools” from the menu bar and then select “Compatibility View settings”
  • In the pop-up menu uncheck all three boxes and click “Close”
  • Your browser window will automatically refresh and you’ll be ready to go
Skip to Contents Skip to Accessibility Help

4.5 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity w/ On-Door Control Panel & TurboWash®

  • WM5000HWA

  • White

Key Features

  • 4.5 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • AAFA Certified
  • Elevated Angled Door
  • On-Door Control Panel
  • 10 year limited warranty on Direct Drive Motor
  • LG SideKick™ Compatible
AVAILABLE COLORS:

LG Front Loaders are rated by Consumer Reports

Read the Consumer Reports rating.

*Consumer Reports does not endorse products.

Made for Each Other

The LG SideKick™ is compatible with all new LG Front Load Washers.

For Small Loads That Are A Big Deal

Pair this LG TWINWash™ compatible washer with the LG SideKick™ and save time by washing two loads at once.

Forget Something? No Problem.

LG Washers have a built-in pause button that lets you pause your wash after it starts and drop in a stray piece of clothing.

Elevated Angled Door

Go easy on your back with LG's elevated, ergonomically angled door design.

On-Door Control Panel

Electronic control panel is integrated into the door for a distinct style plus the intuitive functionality you expect from an LG washer.

Laundry at the Speed of Life

Give big loads the same great clean while cutting your wash time by up to 30 minutes with LG’s enhanced TurboWash® technology.

More Room to Clean

With the largest capacity washer available in its class, you can fit a comforter and full set of king size bedding in a single load.

SUMMARY
Design Style Front Loader
Capacity (cu.ft.) 4.5 cu. ft.
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 38 13/16" x 32 13/16" (54" D with door open)
TurboWash™ Yes
Steam Yes
TWINWash(TM) Compatible Yes
Wi-Fi Compatible Yes
Energy Star® MOST EFFICIENT 2016 Yes
Available Colors White (W)
CAPACITY
Capacity 4.5 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
On-Door Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2016 Yes
CEE Tier Rating 1
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 14
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Delicates, Speed Wash, TubClean™, Sanitary, Allergiene™, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Towels, Rinse+Spin, Download, Sportswear, Bedding
No. of Options 12
Options Prewash, Delay Wash, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, FreshCare™, Steam, TurboWash™, Custom Program, Drum Light, Smart Grid, Remote Start, Wi-Fi Connect
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1,300 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
TurboWash® 2.0 Technology Yes
Steam Technology Yes
Allergiene™ Cycle Yes
Sanitary Cycle Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
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 Signal Yes
LoadSense Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes (v 3.0)
Smart ThinQ™ (Wi-Fi) Remote Start, Smart Grid, Download Cycle, Smart Diagnosis, Cycle Set, Laundry Starts, Smart Message, Energy Monitor
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Motor Type Inverter Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 1,300
Axis Horizontal
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Door Rim Glass/Chrome
Door Cover Dark Black Tinted Round Cover
Door Opening 40 1/2"
Available Colors White (W), Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
ACCESSORIES
Hose Included Yes
OPTIONS
Pedestal WDP4V & WDP4W
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27" x 13 3/5" x 28 2/5"
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 38 13/16" x 32 13/16" (54" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43 5/16" x 31 5/16"
Weight (Product/Carton) 227.1 lbs / 233.7 lbs
WARRANTY/UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231015295

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works perfectly, including the load balancing This washer was delivered about six weeks ago, and it works wonderfully. A typical load takes only about 37 minutes. Unfortunately, six weeks ago, the appliance dealers' installers also forgot to put in the screws attaching the washer to the pedestal washer I also bought, letting me test this full size washer's advertised load balancing feature, which worked perfectly. Whenever the washer started shaking while spinning, the load balancing constantly turned off the spin and gently rotated the clothes until the washer could spin without significant shaking. Two days ago the dealers' installers finally returned, installed the missing screws, and the washer now spins smoothly on high. I'm very glad I bought this washer.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from washer not working I bought this washer 2 days ago and it won't turn on. I now have to have a repairman come out to see if they can get it to work. I will wait to see if my opinion of this product changes.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from VERY VERY poor advertising will not work with IOS Bought to get smart app and will not work with IOS
Date published: 2017-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use and efficient. This washer takes less time and cleans clothes better. Love my LG Washer.
Date published: 2017-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Features We bought this a few weeks back, and after much research decided this was something we had to have.
Date published: 2017-01-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features and Performance Have this washer for over a month now and very satisfied with the performance and features.
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 4 weeks of use review Replaced a Samsung "blow up" model. The LG seems to be made better and it is much heavier. My wife loves the tilted to the rear drum so she can more easily remove the clothes. Features are great. Spin noise is not bad even though mounted on pedestal.
Date published: 2017-01-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LOVE IT! I love the twin wash feature and wireless feature.
Date published: 2017-01-07
  • y_2017, m_6, d_27, h_7
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvrr, vn_bulk_1.0.0-hotfix-1
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasreviews, tv_0, tr_27
  • loc_en_US, sid_MD05230784, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_lg
  • bvseo_sdk, java_sdk, bvseo-2.3.0.0
  • CLOUD, getReviews, 4ms
  • REVIEWS, PRODUCT

We're here to support you with our product.

View WM5000HWA Product Support

Contact us for any support inquiries.

ASK & ANSWER

Ask your questions. Share your answers.
Please first review the detailed product information and help guides in the Product Support section for this product prior to posting a question.

I just purchased this washer 2 days ago. I noticed that there is an orange nozzel on top of the rubber seal of the door. I never seen it work and only noticr that it drips water at some points during the washing process. What does it do and used when.

Asked by: Banditione
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. The nozzle in question is a water circulation valve. Due to its placement, its operation is not supposed to be obvious. For additional information about this feature, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-12

Hello, I would like to know whether I can use the WDP5V pedestal with the DLEX5000V dryer? I currently have the WM5000HVA Washer and sidekick WD100CV.

Asked by: Durga
We appreciate your interest in these appliances. The dryer cannot be stacked, with or without a stacking kit, when the washing machine is installed atop a pedestal.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-10

Love our washer and dryer. Can you make it so the power button isn't so sensitive? The start button has to be held for 3 second, that's fine but, the if you walk by the washer dryer to close they turn on and off.

Asked by: Troykatt
I apologize, but no; this washing machine does not have a feature available to adjust the sensitivity of the START button.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-12-31

Why do the LG front load washers have the drain pump filters that need to be cleaned and other brands do not need this to be done?

Asked by: mondaymonday
The drain pump filter is designed to catch larger items which may escape the wash tub, such as coins, keys, etc. and prevent them from running through and damaging the drain pump. While it is true that many other manufacturers do not have such a pump, those will likely be the same who have a large number of damaged drain pumps and items lost down the drain. This pump filter is to your benefit, as well as to prevent damage to the machine.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-09-01

What is the estimated life expectancy of these units? We just had them installed today and the delivery guy said 6 years?! We may have to consider returning if that's the case. 

Asked by: Britt3179
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. These machines can last indefinitely, depending upon usage and proper care and maintenance. We have been advised of many which have lasted much longer.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-15

Is there an option for which way the door swings open?

Asked by: Borders
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. Unfortunately, the washer door cannot be switched. Only the dryer door can be switched.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-06-06

How do I set up using my smart phone I have the app on the phone . But can't get the setting to resins from the washet nor dryer 

Asked by: Barbara j
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. To which cycle is this machine being set? What rinse options are being attempted? Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-11

How do you connect the washer to your Wi-Fi Routher so i can have control of washing my clothes & keeping track of the time of the washer like the Washer would do?

Asked by: ephan93
Run the LG Smart Laundry application on your Smart Phone. Select Smart Appliance. Select Washer. Select Front Load. If you see a pop-up message about NFC, press the CANCEL button. Press the WiFi model button at the bottom of the screen. Enter the EMAIL ID and Password that has been registered. If you do not have an account at http://us.smartthinq.com, press the CREATE AN ACCOUNT button and create a UserID and password. Select the Login button. On the next page, the application shows the Wi-Fi network list. Select your home network. If your network requires a key, enter the password and select the Connect button. If the application successfully connects to the home network, turn on the washer and then press and hold the Wi-Fi Connect button on the washer for three seconds. After powering on the washer, do not press any other buttons before pressing and holding the Wi-Fi Connect button. The Wi-Fi connection indicator on the washer blinks to indicate the machine is connecting. The application now works to connect the appliance and register it as a Wi-Fi product. A notification appears when the washer is successfully set up and the product registration and Wi-Fi setup is complete. The Wi-Fi connection indicator illuminates when the machine connects to the home network. This information, and additional information can be found in the owner’s manual on pages 31-32.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-18
  • y_2017, m_6, d_26, h_23CST
  • bvseo_bulk, prod_bvqa, vn_bulk_1.0.0-hotfix-1
  • cp_1, bvpage1
  • co_hasquestionsanswers, tq_29
  • loc_en_US, sid_MD05230784, prod, sort_[SortEntry(order=LAST_APPROVED_ANSWER_SUBMISSION_TIME, direction=DESCENDING)]
  • clientName_lg
  • bvseo_sdk, java_sdk, bvseo-2.3.0.0
  • CLOUD, getContent, 5ms
  • QUESTIONS, PRODUCT