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5.0 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity Front Control Top Load Washer with TurboWash®

  • WT1901CK

  • Black Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • 5.0 cu.ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • 12 Wash Programs
  • 10 year limited warranty on Direct Drive Motor
  • TurboWash® Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

J.D. Power Award Winner

“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Top-Load Washers”

LG Top Loaders were Evaluated by Consumer Reports

*Consumer Reports does not endorse products or services.

More Room to Clean

More Room to Clean.

When it comes to laundry capacity, big is good, bigger is better, but biggest is best. With the largest capacity top load washer in its class*, now you can wash a king size comforter and full set of bedding in a single load! At 5.0 cu. ft. of mega capacity, you'll definitely have more room to clean.

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

LG's enhanced TurboWash® technology. Powerful high-pressure nozzles save 20 minutes per load, cutting wash time by half—without shortcutting cleaning performance, even on larger loads. That's not just laundry done fast—it's laundry at the speed of life.

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.

Design Style Top Loader
Control Panel Design Front Control
Capacity (cu.ft.) 5.0 cu. ft.
Available Colors White (W), Black Stainless Steel (K)
Capacity 5.0 cu. ft.
Design Look Front Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
CEE Tier 1
No. of Programs 12
Wash Programs Pre Wash+ Normal, Cotton/Normal, Tub Clean, Bulky/Bedding, Heavy Duty, Speed Wash, Delicates, Bright Whites™, Towels, Oxi-Sanitize, Waterproof, Downloaded
No. of Options 13
Options Soak, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash (up to 19 hours), Child Lock, Custom Program, PGM Save, Signal, Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, ColdWash™, StainCare™, Water Plus
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps 5 Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (950 max.), High, Medium, Low
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 3
TurboWash® Technology Yes (v2.0)
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
3 Tray Dispenser Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System Yes
LoadSense Yes
Status Indicator(s) Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Forced Drain System Yes
Slam Proof Lid Yes
Add Garment Indicator Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
Wi-Fi Connectivity Yes
Smart Access Yes
Motor Type Inverter Direct Drive Motor
Motor Speed Variable
Max RPM 950
Axis Vertical
NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum Yes
NeveRust™ Stainless Washplate Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Plastic
Lid Transparent Glass
Available Colors White (W), Black Stainless Steel (K)
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 60Hz, 5 Amps
Type Electric
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 40 1/8" x 28 3/8" (55 3/8" 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 1 Year Parts and Labor 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231020626

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features! I bought this as a package with the door n door fridge, range, dishwasher, and stove. Beautiful set. I love the features and the jingle when you leave the door open too long.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Extra Large and Super Quiet We were not really in the market for a new washing machine, but we are so glad we purchased this LG washer. This is much nicer than our previous front load model.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Want my old washer back This washer is not what I expected. The actual wash cycles, including the "heavy duty" and "Turbo Wash", barely move the clothes around the tub (I know as I stood there with a flashlight looking through the glass lid over two separate wash loads). I could do a better job by opening the lid and stirring the load with a pole. The rinse cycle is a joke; the water sort of trickles out from the top onto the clothes and there is a nozzle which directs a tight stream of water onto one spot while the wash tub drum spins. Had to run "speed clean" with no detergent to rinse the clothes properly. The controls for the optional settings, especially the "water plus", are not easy to set. I wonder if the engineers who designed this thing bothered to use it and watch it run? Some bumps or paddles on the tub sides would help tremendously in stirring the clothes. The rinse cycle should run like a wash cycle: pour water into tub, stir the clothes, drain, then spin. It would also be handy to have a light under the lid to switch on to monitor the wash cycle (meanwhile my flashlight will have to do). LG needs to rethink and redo this washer. The one positive thing I can say is that the very large wash tub size is awesome. All in all, I wish I had my old washer back.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not happy with the product had to buy a new washing machine broke down less than four years
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful washer This is the best washer we have ever had. I just wish I had it while my children were growing up it would have saved us a lot of heartache. I have an LG refrigerator that is perfect so we felt that was the best option plus all the reviews were great. As far as I'm concerned I will only buy LG products from now on.
Date published: 2017-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just got delievered today. Love it, clothes are cleaner then ever and done in half the time.
Date published: 2017-08-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from not happy Serial number is too small and in the worst place possible ! Washer makes a grating sound at beginning of spin cycle-problem? Leveling washer is a difficult process after installation by delivery personnel- should be self-leveling.
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great look and features... Product works perfectly Bought this washer a couple days ago and we are so happy with our purchase
Date published: 2017-07-11
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WiFi, how do I enable to register my devices to thinq

Asked by: jweb7972
We appreciate your interest in this washer and its features. The Wi-Fi can be activated by holding the DELAY WASH button for 3 seconds. Please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional support.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-18

I bought one yesterday the rent I plugged the water and it started running water out before I even turned the feeder line water kept running what seems to be the problem

Asked by: Waterlogged1
We regret the trouble you have experienced with the washer. If the unit is filling on its on, it may possibly 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: 2017-09-13

My washer keeps getting an IE code even on clean tub cycle what is the problem 

Asked by: lonewolf66
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The IE error code is indicative of a restricted water supply to the machine. The IE code will display when the washer fills with water slowly or not at all. Some possible causes of this code are: the water supply taps not being fully open; the water lines are kinked or pinched; the water inlet filters are clogged; the water pressure to the tap or to the house is too low. If these have all been checked, and the problem persists, then the washing machine 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: 2017-09-11

How to check basket for foreign objects 

Asked by: Phantom81
Turn off the washer and then press the Power button. Press the spin speed button without selecting a cycle to drain and spin the load. When the spin is complete, remove the clothes and then find and remove any objects caught in the wash plate. Always check pockets, etc., before washing to prevent error codes or damage to the washer or clothing.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-26

How do I turn child lock off of WT1901CK

Asked by: HALEY666
To deactivate the Control Lock on the washer you would press and hold the SOIL LEVEL button for 3 seconds.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-23

My washer door is locked with clothes in it also it has no power what do I do??? I've had it unplugged that hasn't worked also I've tried hold the power button for 5sec and the play button for 5sec then plugging it in still no luck 

Asked by: DyerEr
We apologize about the issue you are experiencing with the washer. If the unit has been unplugged and the door did not unlock, the unit may require service. For better assistance, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-22

Is it normal for clothes to be hot at the end of a cycle? I know the manual says all rinses are done in tap which I would think would be cold. Even when I have washed in cold or cold tap after the wash is complete my clothes are hot. 

Asked by: Kinzz913
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. It is recommended to test the washer by running an empty load using the TAP COLD water temperature setting. If the water starts getting HOT, then the water lines are backward and need to be switched. If this does not resolve the situation, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-21

My washer stoped making the chiming noises, how do I turn it back on ? 

Asked by: Lperry
Press and hold the COLD WASH button for 3 seconds to activate or deactivate the SIGNAL feature. If this does not correct the issue, please contact LG at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-08-10
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