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4.9 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer

  • WT5270CW

  • White

Key Features

  • 4.9 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
AddPause Laundry

Forget Something? No Problem.

This LG Washer has a built-in pause button that lets you pause your wash after it starts and drop in a stray piece of clothing

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.

All the right moves

All the right moves

Get your clothes clean and experience a smarter way to wash with our innovative 6Motion™ technology. Each wash cycle combines up to 6 different wash motions to provide a revolutionary cleaning experience.

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.

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.

SUMMARY
Design Style Top Loader
Control Panel Design Rear Control
Energy Star Qualified Yes
Capacity (cu.ft.) 4.9 cu. ft.
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 45 5/8" x 28 3/8" (56" H with lid open)
Available Colors White (W)
CAPACITY
Capacity 4.9 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design Look Rear Control
Electronic Control Panel with LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 8
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Tub Clean, Bulky/Bedding, Heavy Duty, Speed Wash, Delicates, BrightWhites™, Download
No. of Options 13
Options Soak, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash (up to 19 hrs), Child Lock, Custom Program, Signal, Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, ColdWash™, StainCare™, Water Plus, Add Garments
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Hot, Warm, Eco Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
Spin Speeds Extra High (1100 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 (available only on Normal, Heavy Duty, and Speed Wash
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
SlamProof™ Lid Yes
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
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
NFC Tag On Yes
3-Tray Dispenser Main Wash, Fabric Softener + Liquid Bleach
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 PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted
Lid Transparent Glass
Available Colors White (W)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 5 Amps
Type Electric
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 45 5/8" x 28 3/8" (56" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 48" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 145.5 lbs/169.5 lbs
WARRANTY/UPC
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231 014519

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from I only have it a week but so far i love it love the washer so far I only have it a week but so far it washes good
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First matching set in 46 years. Fell in love.... We purchased top load washer and front load dryer....totally love how quiet they both are...during cycles...my laundry room is off of the kitchen and old other washer clunked when going into cycles...would highly recommend both lg washer and dryer. Look forward to doing the laundry....
Date published: 2017-04-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from No noise Had 1 week, seems good so for. I'm going to have to get use to, that the water doesn't cover cloths, but I guess that's the new thing. I'm old school, don't like changes. We will see.
Date published: 2017-04-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from JUNK I bought the LG washer about 2 years ago, and it is still a piece of garbage. I continually goes out of balance and I have to babysit the full spin cycle until it is finished. It has had may replaced parts and service calls. I GIVE UP. There is no assistance for this.
Date published: 2017-04-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not sure about """lg"""" We bought an LG washer about one week ago and it was all messed up, the bleach compartment filled up to overflow with water and the clothes were soaking wet when it was finished, called lowe's and had it analyzed electronically over the cell phone with LG, lg said out of balance, lowe's came with a level (all level ) as fast as lowe's took out the water it filled up again, bleach and tub without turning it on !!!!!! Lowe's took it away,said it was bad now we have another lg (same model), if it's bad lg gone for ever !!!!!!
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Washer I have only had this washer a few days but I love it so far. We have a small kennel and we do a lot of wash. Our old front loader wouldn't spin out a lot of loads and the clothes never seemed fresh. I have put two big quilts and pillows and towels and it has done great. So far best washer I have ever had!!!!
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Get Something Else Hate. Hate. Hate this washing machine. No matter the settings, everything comes out dirtier than it went it. I didn't think that would even be possible. I can only wash socks and underwear in it and have to send everything else to the cleaners. You can see the grime floating on top of everything and it has no where to go except on top of the clothes you're washing. This is, hands down, the worst purchase we have made during our 22 year marriage.
Date published: 2017-03-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Unable to soak load for more than 30 minutes Many features available, however, if you want to do something beyond the 'programmed' events, you are unable to. For example, I would like to be able to soak cloths fro several hours before washing, the pre-soak option only allows you 30 minutes, you are unable to extend this time. Technology is great, but I would like to have the ability to do what I want, not something some engineer things I want to do. Also, unable to submit this review until I agreed to receive sweepstakes entry, NO was not an option to select. Come on now.
Date published: 2017-03-24
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I have 2016 model make. For cotton/normal, if I set for hot water will it give me hot water only for the wash cycle?

Asked by: Jwvv
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. According to the label on the display panel, this model is designed for ALL COLD RINSES.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-19

My washer no longer chimes when the load has finished washing. Can you tell me how to turn this back on?

Asked by: Mary517
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The description provided suggests that the SIGNAL button has been pressed, and deactivated. Press this same button again to restore the sound. If this does not resolve the matter, then the 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 http://www.lg.com/us/support/repair/support-repair-provider-lookup.jsp.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-18

Why does BrightWhites setting have a double rinse before the spin cycle?

Asked by: Jwvv
We appreciate your interest in this top load washing machine. A reduction in the brightness of certain fabrics can occur due to a residue of detergent which has not been washed away. A second rinse can help with the removal of any additional detergent, resulting in brighter fabrics. If this does not resolve the matter, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for additional assistance in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-10

where is serial number on wt5270cw located

Asked by: deb p
Its on the back of the control panel.
Answered by: Jwvv
Date published: 2017-04-09

On the top circular rim of the tub under the soap drawer is a white grate,what's does the grate do?

Asked by: Jwvv
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. The grate in question appears to be a form of diffuser, used mainly to spread the water flow over a wider area of the tub, rather than all falling in one place.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-03

What year did this model first come to the U.S.A. for sale?

Asked by: Jwvv
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. According to our records, it appears that this model went into initial production in late April of 2014.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-04

where can I get an owner's manual for my of washing machine model wt5270cw?

Asked by: Katplease
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine and its features. A copy of the owner’s manual can be obtained from our website at http://www.lg.com/us/support-product/lg-WT5270CW.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-03-22

What type settings do you get when using the downloaded settings.

Asked by: Eddie1
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine and its features. The DOWNLOAD Setting gives access to a list of several online settings. These cycles are: Small Load, Color Care, Beachwear, New Clothes, Denim, Swimwear, Rainy Day, Blanket, Sweat Stains, Single Garments, Baby Clothes, Children’s Sports Wear, Collars & Cuffs, Juice & Food Stains, Overnight Wash, Econowash, Delicate Dresses, Half-Load Wash, Full-Load Wash.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-03-21
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