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Smart ThinQ™ 4.7 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity High Efficiency Top Load SmartWasher

  • WT6001HV

  • Graphite Steel

Key Features

  • Smart ThinQ™ Technology
  • 4.7 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • ColdWash™ Technology
  • Direct Drive Motor 10 Year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty

Innovation for the Connected Family

Leave it to LG to give home appliances an advanced degree! LG Smart ThinQ™ Refrigerators, Ranges, Washers and Dryers do more than any appliance you’ve owned before. They integrate seamlessly with your busy schedule – whether you’re home or miles away – offering a new world of connectivity, customization and efficiency. Life just got a little easier. And a whole lot smarter.

Smarter Washing

Smarter Washing

With its Smart ThinQ™ technology*, you might just wonder if this washer is almost as smart as you. Stay connected with features like Smart Access and Smart Adapt, which allow you to monitor your laundry remotely and download new and improved cycles. The Smart Grid Ready feature automatically runs the washer when electricity rates are lowest. In the unlikely event that you have any problems, Smart Diagnosis helps you troubleshoot problems quickly and efficiently.

* Internet connection required & sold separately

More free time

More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. The Ultra Large Capacity (4.7 cu.ft.) washer lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.

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.

Catch the wave

If you thought water had done all it could to clean your clothes, you haven't experienced WaveForce™ technology. Rapid drum movement and powerful water jets provide a revolutionary washing and rinsing experience.

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.

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
Capacity 4.7 cu. ft.
Design Look Rear Control
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Dial-A-Cycle™ Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
No. of Programs 14
Wash Programs Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Bedding, Perm. Press/Casual, Speed Wash, Heavy Duty, BrightWhites™, PureColor™, Wool, Towels, Baby Wear, Sports Wear, Sanitary, Delicates, Tub Clean
No. of Options 12
Options 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 (1100 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
No. of Water Levels Automatically adjusts to the size of load
No. of Soil Levels 3
SmartRinse™ Jet Spray System Yes
ColdWash™ Option Yes
SenseClean™ System Yes
WaveForce™ Yes
SmartThinQ™ Technology 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
Internal Water Heater 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 PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted
Transparent Diamond Glass Lid Yes
Available Colors Graphite Steel
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
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) 145.5 lbs/172 lbs
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
UPC 048231 012232

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not your typical top loader I love this washing machine! I have only had it for a few months now, but it is a rather sleek design, is very easy to operate, does not shake the whole house like my previous non-LG washer did at times, and handles twice the load size. I am particularly impressed with the absence of a central agitator as it makes getting the clothes out super easy. For a family of 4, this washing machine is a huge time saver and cleaning powerhouse. Although I haven't made use of the app yet, the washing machine is all set up over our wifi. Pretty incredible that the smart diagnostics tool could help LG troubleshoot remotely if need be.
Date published: 2013-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing! One fantastic washing machine. Very efficient, judges the load, no agitator so no twisted clothes. Extremely large capacity. Very quiet. Clothes clean like a dream. BEST ONE I'VE EVER OWNED!
Date published: 2013-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from love this machine It is nice not to have to go to the laundry mat every time I have to wash the blankets and bulkey items.
Date published: 2013-01-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The BEST washer I ever used I love my new washer....only problem is that it is so big and deep...and as a 5 foot little is very difficult to reach things on the bottom. To solve that problem, I keep a long tongs.nearby..and can reach anything still at the bottom. It is so beautiful...that I find I need to show it off to anyone that comes into my house. It is easy to use after I have worked with it for a while and became familiar with it.
Date published: 2012-12-09
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Zigbee Module

Where can I purchase the ZigBee Module for this? My washer did not come with one, just a WiFi Module.
Asked by: CntryDoe
We appreciate your interest in the operations of this washing machine. A ZigBee modem relates to different utility companies. The manufacturer does not supply this device. However, it may be possible to obtain them online, or at your local Radio Shack. It may also be possible that the utility company may carry them.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2015-02-04

Wash time for WT6001HV

How long does a regular wash cycle take- minutes please.
Asked by: Dlgareau
The length of Wash time depends on the cycle you choose: Here are some common examples: Speed Wash ~ 35 minutes Cotton/Normal ~ 1 hour Towels ~ 1 hour Bulky/Bedding ~ 1 hour Bright Whites ~ 1 hour 40 minutes Sanitary ~ 2 hours 40 minutes Allergine ~ 3 hours 30 minutes
Answered by: DirtyNoMore
Date published: 2014-10-04

can I get a front load washer with a door that swings left to right?

Current application need door to swing with hinge on the right so wet clothes can be put in dryer without lifting over the door
Asked by: Mamma
Top loaders do not have doors that swing to the side, our front-loading washers always have the hinge on the left.
Answered by: Nadine
Date published: 2013-02-11

Is this model a steam washer?

Asked by: JerryN
Hello Jerry, thank you for your question, Many of our front-loaders are Steam Washers, but as it turns out there are no Top Loaders with the Steam Feature. Ex.: WM4070HWA WM2655HVA We appreciate your feedback, please give us a “thumbs up” if this answer is helpful to you; and please let us know if we can assist you with anything else. Have a lovely week!
Answered by: Nadine
Date published: 2013-10-23

what is "Water Plus"

an option on the WT6100HV
Asked by: ppatino
The option would allow you to add water to the cycle if you feel it's necessary.
Answered by: Nadine
Date published: 2013-01-23

Water level in wash cycle seems extremely low. Water does not cover the cloths. Is this right?

Washer is WT5070CW
Asked by: FJay
I believe this is right...I think the wash load is weighed in the beginning and the correct amount of water is put in. I trust the washer.
Answered by: Elemay
Date published: 2014-07-22


Where can I purchase model WT6001HV. I would like to purchase at sears, however, I can't find it on any website. Has this model been discontined. If not, when is the release date.
Asked by: doralise
Please contact your local retailer for inventory related questions. As much as I am glad to help, there is some information I should let you know so you could understand a bit more how LG products are sold. Since we do not sell the products directly, I do not have information to fully help out locate products I am afraid. LG only manufactures the units and offers support for the products. Our products and accessories for the products are only sold through certified dealers such as Best Buy, Radio Shack, Sears, Home Depot, Sixth Avenue, etc... I would also like to let you know that LG Electronics does not actually sell directly to any of these retailers. Retailers purchase our products from various distributors; LG has no control over retailer’s inventory. If the dealer does not have the unit available for shipping at this time, I unfortunately do not have a way of finding out when it may be delivered since the dealers order their units through their regional sales representatives which would be a contact of their own, not from LG unfortunately. Then again dealers can as well special order a unit for you through our New Jersey's sales office which they would have to call in to themselves after you ask for a unit which off course must still be in production. I do apologize very much for the inconvenience.
Answered by: Nadine
Date published: 2013-06-29

How does it know when electricity prices are the lowest?

Is it in communication with my utility company?
Asked by: greeny
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