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4.9 cu.ft. Mega Capacity Front Control TurboWash™ Washer

  • WT1701CW

  • White

Key Features

  • Mega Capacity
  • Front Control Design
  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
AVAILABLE COLORS:

A revolutionary spin on laundry

LG puts a modern spin on the traditional top load design. By moving the control panel from the back to the front, the buttons and LED display are easier to read and use. This simple change makes for a more intuitive and functional design and a look that is unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

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.

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.

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.

Measure First

You found the LG washer that fits your lifestyle- now make sure it fits in your space. These LG models are larger than typical washers, measure to ensure your purchase can be successfully delivered and installed.

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.

CAPACITY
Capacity 4.9 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design Look Front Control
Front Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 12
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, Delicates, Tub Clean, Permanent Press/Casual, Wool, Towels, Oxi-Sanitize™, Power Cleanse
No. of Options 13
Options ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Signal On/Off, Water Plus, Custom Program, StainCare™, Water Plus, TurboWash™
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1,100 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 3
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
TurboWash™ Yes
Oxi-Sanitize™ Yes
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
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 AND AGITATOR
Motor Type Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 1,100
Axis Vertical
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Plastic
Diamond Glass Lid Transparent (White), Dark Gray Tint (Graphite Steel)
Available Colors White (W), Graphite Steel (V)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 40 5/32" x 28 3/8" (55 1/8" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 43 7/10" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 137.3 lbs/154.9 lbs
LIMITED WARRANTY
Parts & Labor 1 Year Parts and Labor
Motor 10 Years
Drum Lifetime
UPC CODE
UPC 048231 013666

What People Are Saying

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 122 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Efficient Washer We have had the washer for about one month, it has operated perfectly. The washer uses less soap than a conventional washer, clothes come out clean and fresh smelling. I highly recommend this washer. August 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Washer, Front Controls, Easy to Use Bought this for my wife........ she absolutely Loves it. Easy access to Controls, Very Large Tub, Quiet Operation, Cleans very efficiently. Extremely Satisfied with this product.....bought the matching dryer as well. August 19, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by very good machine washer is performing very well operation is simple and cleans very good August 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Like the larger tub and easy features selections I like the larger tub in the washer and really like the simplicity in feature selection to match the wash for different items. The machine is quiet when washing. The only complaint I would have is that I wish the bell that rings when wash is done could be adjusted, since there are times I do not hear it when wash has finished. The machine does an excellent job on sheets, towels and I really like how it handles my synthetic exercise clothing and how they smell new again. I feel I am getting a great washes from a great machine. August 9, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The perfect top loader with modern functions Such an easy transition from our old washing machine to this one. The large capacity makes the bulkier laundry chores so much easier. August 8, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Easy to use This washer, while it has a lot of washing options, is easy to use. My kids can just drop their clothes into the washer and can even do a load of laundry themselves, the buttons on the front are pretty self explanatory. July 31, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Efficiency is awesome My wife and I enjoy our new LG Washer and it's various washing options. We are amazed by its capacity and energy saving aspects. I love the Tub Clean option since we wash often. Truly a very good product at an excellent price. July 22, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Not getting my clothes clean! I just bought the washer and dryer set in July and so far, am very disappointed with the cleaning of my laundry. Is anyone else having this problem? I am using the HE detergent too! They are quiet and beautiful in my new home but just not happy with how clean it is getting my laundry. Any advice? August 25, 2015
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I need to wash a king-sized comforter at least once a month, if not more frequently. I'm debating between the 4.5 cu. ft. and the 5.0. Will both machines accommodate the size and weight of the comforter without wearing out the motor?
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I washed a king size comforter in my machine and it handled it well. I have a 4.9 cf machine, so if I were you, I would go with the larger machine. My machine does not have an agitator so there is plenty of room in it for a comforter.
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Both will do well
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The 1701 won't rinse and spin it well
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It weighs the clothes to determine the amount of water for each load. It only uses what is necessary, unlike my old machine. I am on well water, so this may not be helpful.
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Its WF "Water Factor" is 3.5

• WF = Water Factor (number of gallons needed for each cubic foot of laundry). A lower number indicates lower consumption and more efficient use of water.
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It fills the tub.
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A lot
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Look online at this link: "http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-WT1701CW" scroll to the bottom and choose either English or Spanish
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Hi. I downloaded all my manuals from homedepot.com. The manuals are a part of the product description.
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After every load the soap and softener dispenser holds water

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We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. It is recommended to wash all the components of the dispenser tray, and then test it again. 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....
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