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5.0 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity TurboWash™ Washer with Steam

  • WT5680HWA

  • White

Key Features

  • Mega Capacity
  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • Steam Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
AVAILABLE COLORS:
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.

Experience Steam Cleaning

There's no clean like a steam clean. Our Steam technology gently but powerfully penetrates fabrics to virtually eliminate dirt, odors and wrinkles.

Get wise

Get wise

If you ever experience an issue with your LG dryer, 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.

SUMMARY
Design Style Top Loader
Control Panel Design Rear Control
Capacity (cu.ft.) 5.0 cu. ft.
TurboWash™ Yes
Steam Yes
Energy Star Qualified Yes
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8" (55 3/4" H with lid open)
Available Colors White (W)
CAPACITY
Capacity 5.0 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Design Look Rear Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 14
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Perm. Press/Casual, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty BrightWhites™, Power Cleanse, Wool, Towels, Allergiene™, Sports Wear, Sanitary, Delicates, Tub Clean
No. of Options 14
Options TurboWash™, Steam, Rinse+Spin, Spin Only, StainCare™, Soak, ColdWash™, Extra Rinse, Fabric Softener, Delay Wash, Child Lock, Custom Program, Signal On/Off, Water Plus
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps Extra Hot, Hot, 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
Steam Technology Yes
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
Allergiene™ Cycle Yes
Sanitary Cycle Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
WaveForce™ 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
Internal Water Heater 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 PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted
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 45 3/8" x 28 3/8" (55 3/4" H with lid open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 48" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product/Carton) 146 lbs/168 lbs
LIMITED WARRANTY
Parts & Labor 1 Year Parts and Labor
Motor 10 Years
Drum Lifetime
UPC CODE
UPC 048231 014144

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing capacity! We bought this washer from HH Gregg in June - I'm so glad I was able to find a top loader because I was sad to replace my old Fisher & Paykel. I can easily wash my queen size comforter without worrying about running out of room, and don't have to take it to the dry cleaner anymore! The graphite color is beautiful. The first 2-3x we used it, it made a loud banging noise (air in the hoses? not sure) but hasn't made the noise since.
Date published: 2016-08-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Washes Clothes really good We bought this Top Loader Washer after 12 years with a LG front Loader, we were done with the smell from a front loader. This washer washes very well, the clothes come out smelling clean. There is no quick cycle, the shortest cycle takes about 39 mins.
Date published: 2016-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome It does a fabulous job on even the largest of items.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent washer! I love this washer! The clothes are not stressed, and come out cleaned but not wrinkled beyond repair. With so many settings, I know I am adding to their life and saving me money.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very noisy! Just got this washer, had same kind of, probably pump had broke, did not feel like fixing,did read review about this model, it was on sale, got it. so far - doing good . but noisy !!! like very noisy
Date published: 2016-08-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Huge tub size The tub size is huge. We like how it uses just enough water to cover the load.
Date published: 2016-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We're Glad We Spent the Money Two months in use and my wife is happy. That's all that matters.
Date published: 2016-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Washer is quiet and efficient. Appearance of washer and dryer extremely nice features
Date published: 2016-08-16
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WHAT IS WATER PLUS OPTION ON MD. # WT 5680HVA?

Asked by: JUST ME TWO
Use this option if you wish to add more water to your wash load. This option is especially useful for large or bulky loads. If the washing machine reaches its maximum water level, the WATER PLUS button will have no effect. You cannot select the WATER PLUS option in the Tub Clean and Bulky/Bedding cycles.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-22

dispenser tray filled with water after each wash cycle

Asked by: Teds
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. Yes, it is normal for water to remain in the dispenser cup. A second wash of water through the dispenser ensures that all softener has been cleared from the dispenser.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-07-29

My Qwave Top loader leaks from the nozzel assembly after it finishes each load. If I leave clothes in too long I have to respin. Only wash on weekends, so every saturaday there is two-three inches of standing water in tub. Suggestions?

Asked by: Stacey5550
We do apologize for the problem your experiencing. For better assistance addressing this issue please call 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-24

When the motor rotate the tub, it make a high frequency sound at 15 000 hz. Do they all do this anoying noise or it's only mine?

Asked by: KevLar
Our offices, in the United States, do not have product information for Canada. In order to obtain such information, it is recommended to check our subsidiary’s website, at http://www.lg.com/ca_en/index.jsp. You may also contact our Canada offices at 1-888-542-2623.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-10

Why doesn't my washer clean my clothes correctly?  It still has allot of soap residue at end of cycle. I use HE soap and don't put allot.  I feel it doesn't fill up with enough water.  Please help

Asked by: janettebarrera07
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. If little detergent is used, and the detergent is labeled as High Efficiency (HE), then it would be recommended to check for SOFT WATER being used. If this is the case, then less detergent should be used. For additional troubleshooting, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-03-01

Where do you add oxi clean when doing laundry 

Asked by: Monkeycat05
The manufacturer recommends the use of a liquid or powdered High Efficiency (HE) detergent in the appropriate detergent cup in order for the unit to be able to dispense the detergent and other additives at the appropriate time during the wash cycle. It is recommended to only use additives labeled specifically for HE washing machines.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-02-19

When dusting under my washer there is a one inch foam like material that protrudes underneath.  Is this normal?  The dealer installed it.

Asked by: Johnston
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. It is recommended to check this material. Be certain that it is not the Carton Base/Plastic Tub Support mentioned on page 9 of the owner’s manual. If this is not the case, then please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-02-09

I bought this model last week. I've washed three loads and every time the machine would shake vigorously. Furthermore, it would always make this high-pitch squealing or screeching noise whenever there's a load inside. Yes, the weight distribution is fine.

Asked by: UnhappyCustomer12345
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. Check to confirm that the stabilizing base has been removed from under the machine. Also, be certain that the load is evenly distributed in the wash tub. If these do not resolved 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: 2016-01-19
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