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

  • WM5005HKA

  • Black Stainless Steel

Key Features

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

J.D. Power Award Winner

“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Front-Load Washers”

LG Front Loaders were Evaluated
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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 4.5 cu.ft.
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 38 13/16" x 32 13/16" (55" D with door open)
TurboWash™ Yes
APPEARANCE
On-Door Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
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 14
Options Prewash, Delay Wash, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, FreshCare™, PGM Save, Steam, TurboWash™, Custom Program, Drum Light, Smart Grid, Wi-fi Connect, Remote Start
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps 5 (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
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
Easy Loading TilTub™ Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes (v 3.0)
Smart ThinQ™ (Wi-Fi) Smart Grid Ready, Smart Access, Smart Adapt, Energy Monitoring, Laundry Starts
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 Black Stainless Steel (K)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
ACCESSORIES
Hose Included Yes
OPTIONS
Pedestal WDP4K
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27" x 13 3/5" x 28 2/5"
LG Sidekick™ Pedestal Washer WD100CK
LG Sidekick™ Pedestal Washer (WxHxD) 27” x 14 1/10” x 30 4/5”
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 38 13/16" x 32 13/16" (55" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 7/32" x 42 3/8" x 33 7/32"
Weight (Product/Carton) 210.0 lbs / 232.0 lbs
WARRANTY
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231020657

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I just got one of these washing machines and the sidekick pedestal delivered yesterday along with the matching dryer. Just wondering if there was supposed to be a laundry detergent sample pack included with the washing machines? Last machine I bought did.

Asked by: A Friend In Florida
We appreciate your interest in this washer and its accessories. This unit does not include any type of laundry detergent sample pack.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-10-03

How to I get rid of terrible sour smell.from my lg front loading washer.   What is your recommendation

Asked by: Abcdefgz
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. It is recommended to check the drain hose for any obstructions that might produce such a smell. It is also suggested to run the TUB CLEAN cycle using about a cup of vinegar, which can break down any soap residue which might be generating this smell. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-12

There was a problem with this style washer not being compatible with iOS. Has that been remedied?

Asked by: Nickerson13
The issue with the LG 4.5 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity w/ On-Door Control Panel & TurboWash®, Model # WM5005HKA not being compatible with iOS was about the LG Smart Laundry & DW app for the SmartDiagnosis™ (v. 3.0) feature that you can download from the iTunes Store for iOS devices. Although the App (Version 2.1.0) is available in the iTunes Store, the issue is that it requires NFC for it to work. Apple added NFC hardware to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to support the Apple Pay mobile payment system in the fall of 2014 . But that was the only thing the iPhone could do with NFC. Apple didn’t open up SDK access to the NFC controller for other developers, so the NFC hardware inside the phone was severely limited to the types of applications it could be used for and it cannot use the other tag technologies that include printed barcodes and QR codes, Bluetooth based tags such as Apple’s iBeacon and BLE, UHF RFID and a handful of other lesser known technologies...IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-11-14

Can this be stacked with a Dryer?

Asked by: Mike55
No, due to the drawer for detergent being located on top.
Answered by: Nickerson13
Date published: 2017-09-23

Does this washer have a fan to circular the air until the clothes are taken out like other washers?

Asked by: Witt
The LG 4.5 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity w/ On-Door Control Panel & TurboWash®, Model # WM5005HKA does not "have a fan in it to circulate the air until clothes are taken out like other washers"...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-09-23

The. Letters CL keep flashing on the time remaining light 

Asked by: Angel83
The CL indicator is shown when the CHILD LOCK feature is active, as is shown on page 30 of the owner’s manual. Press and hold the PREWASH button for 3 seconds in order to deactivate this option.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-01-19

Ours vibrates when on high spin, anything I can do to remedy it? It's located on the second floor laundry room. 

Asked by: Wired360
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. Confirm that this washing machine has been properly leveled, and that the floor is stable to the point that it will not transfer vibration from the machine to the walls. 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: 2017-01-10

My washer doesn't want to turn on sometimes. I've unplugged it many times, and i have the right amount of 'volts' it requires. Is there anyway to reset the washing machine?

Asked by: mclaud
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The only “reset” available for this machine would be to unplug it for about 45 seconds, and then reconnect it to the outlet. If this does not resolve the matter, then the unit will likely 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: 2017-01-06
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