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4.1 cu. ft. Large Capacity Top Load Washer with Sleek Easy Front Control Panel

  • WT1101CW

  • White

Key Features

  • Ultra large 4.1 cu.ft. Capacity
  • Direct Drive Motor 10 Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty
  • Easy Front Control Panel with LED Display
  • ColdWash™ Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

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 limited warranty.

Sleek and Easy!

Goodbye clunky dials and knobs. With the new Easy Front Panel, the controls are readily accessible in the front of the washer. As if that's not enough, the sleek modern design allows you to find the right settings in no time.

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.

Get wise

Get wise

If you ever experience an issue with your LG washer, you don't have to worry. The SmartDiagnosis™ feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a simple app on your smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

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 Top Loader
Control Panel Design Front Control
Capacity 4.1 cu. ft.
Design Look Front Control
Front Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
No. of Programs 8
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, Delicates, Tub Clean, Rinse+Spin, Spin Only
No. of Options 9
Options Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Signal On/Off
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
2+1 Dispenser Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
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
Motor Type Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 1,100
Axis Vertical
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Plastic
Diamond Glass Lid Yes
Available Colors White (W)
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 40 5/32" x 28 3/8" (54 1/3" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43 7/10" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 132 lbs/149.6 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231 013239

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet and great features I bought my washer 3 months ago and am so pleased with the cleaning results! Would definitely purchase again.
Date published: 2015-11-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am so glad I bought this washer it is the best washer I have ever had.
Date published: 2015-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No issues, does the job right, very user friendly.
Date published: 2015-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features! I just purchased this washer approximately a month ago. I am very satisfied with the performance.
Date published: 2015-11-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I hate my LG washer! I regret buying this washing machine so much i could cry! And this is why .. 1. You can't adjust the water level which is never enough for any of the loads. My clothes always come out with big patches of dry spots, which is unacceptable, because it's like they're not even being washed! 2. God forbid you miss a stain on your clothes and don't pretreat it! A stain will never come out in a regular wash cycle. I've had to rewash numerous pieces of clothing due to this and I use Tide Pods with stain remover in the detergent! 3. Don't expect to get the dryer to get your wrinkles out...This washers spin cycle is ridiculous! It doesn't matter if you change the spin cycle to low your clothes are still going to be twisted like a pretzel. I literally have to iron everything! I wish I could take this washer back, that's how much I hate it! please don't make the same mistake!
Date published: 2015-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it I enjoy this washer. ITs awesome Its quick and quiet.
Date published: 2015-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best washer I've had! Holds large loads I bought this machine 3 years ago and love it! I have recommended it and my friends love it too. Ihave 3 boys and a king size bed and have no problems with getting it all done! I unfortunately have to sell it because my apt only allows stackable WHICH I HATE.I will be purchase it again when I move no doubt! BUT a good friend is getting it and is so excited. It is the MOST VERSATILE washer out there for its price point.
Date published: 2015-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great and love the features! I absolutely love this washing machine! I takes longer to wash the clothes than a old school agitator unit but it does cut my laundry loads in half! The clothes are clean and feel fresh. (trust me i have ran some stuff through this machine to make sure of it!)
Date published: 2015-10-28
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I've noticed someone mentioned a liquid detergent tray. I've also seen it mentioned in the manual. My parents and I have the same LG washer and neither of us have a tray in the detergent drawer. Should there be a separate tray in the detergent drawer?

Asked by: SammyJane
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. It is suggested to review the diagrams on page 19 of your owner’s manual. This should indicate the difference in the dispenser tray compartments.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-11-28

I asked previously if the Wt1101CW haa a hand wash cycle. Your reply took me to the specs. I want to know if the machine provides a hand wash capability. Not if there is a cycle called 'hand wash'. I'm replacing an older front load LG that had it. 

Asked by: WT1101CW Washer
I washed hand wash items with the delicate cycle. Just choice the slowest and lower everything. I have to say I personally NEVER shrunk ruined or damage any item I washed. 
Answered by: CareBearM
Date published: 2015-11-28

Why does detergent dispenser remain full of water??

Purchased this washer about 3 weeks ago, noticed that sometimes the detergent dispense was full of water when starting another load of clothes. The problem with the dispenser being full of water is getting more frequent and now occurs about 70% of time. This after only having this washer a few weeks?????
Asked by: jblg
Agree with lifting the dispenser a little. Also are you using too much soap? You should only use MAX a 2 level of He detergent even for large load and level 1 for small  it may be trying to clean tray out and ends up with extra water bc of that. Also remove drawer and make sure there is no tape or packaging from purchasing it. I had hidden tape in odd places. 
Answered by: CareBearM
Date published: 2015-11-28

Has anyone done a load for less than 1 hour?

It takes soooo long to do one1 load. I don't have all night to do laundry.
Asked by: barbl
Express wash is for smaller lighter items. Like 2-3 towels max. Or light weight clothes too many jeans pants throws it off.    And sometimes it just does. BUT CHECK IF MACHINE IS LEVEL WITH A LEVEL IF IT'S OFF YOUR JUST GOING TO HAVE PROBLEMS
Answered by: CareBearM
Date published: 2015-11-05

It looks like the LG 1101 cow can wash small throw rugs. What cycle would be best for this; bulky...thanks

Asked by: Jck6
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. It is recommended to check the FABRIC CARE label on any materials being washed in this machine. Follow such instructions for proper operation.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-11-04

We can not find the owners manual. We need to know if there are transportation bolts we been to take out and if so where are the located?

Asked by: Angel207
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. A copy of the owner’s manual can be located on our website at
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-11-12

Removing cl error

Asked by: Jrey
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The CL code is not related to an error. This is the indicator for the CHILD LOCK feature, which is activated by holding the SOIL LEVEL button for 3 seconds or longer. According to page 26 of your owner’s manual, this feature can be deactivated in the same manner: press and hold the SOIL LEVEL button for 3 seconds during the wash cycle. Once the controls are locked, they must be manually unlocked to restore operation.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-10-07

Can I use only cold water fill?

Asked by: Lthompson
Yes, you can only use cold water in the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.1 cu. ft. Large Capacity Top Load Washer with Sleek Easy Front Control Panel, Model # WT1101CW but you cannot leave the how water inlet on the washer unconnected. You would need to get a "Y" hose so that you can split the cold water supply from your tap so that it feeds both the cold and hot water inlets. You just will not get a hot wash, all your washes will be cold water...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2015-10-09
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