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WM1388HW

Key Features

  • 2.6 cu.ft. Capacity
  • Compact Front Load Washer
  • NFC Tag On
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified
Suggested retail price

$ 1349 .99

Suggested retail price
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

More free time

More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans? Go for it. Large capacity (2.6 cu.ft.) tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That’s time saved and sore backs avoided.

the perfect fit

The Perfect Fit

This compact washer is perfect for apartments, condos or small spaces. And at just 24 inches in width, it's the perfect fit for your lifestyle.

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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 warranty.

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The Power of Touch

The Power of Touch

What if you could customize your washer or dryer so it only has the cycles you want? LG’s NFC Tag-On technology lets you download new cycles directly from your smartphone. Simply download the app, select your new cycle and touch, or “tag,” your LG appliance to download your selection. What else can NFC Tag-On do? From one-touch cycle options that help you choose the right setting to instant solutions to your troubleshooting questions, LG puts smarter, simpler laundry in the palm of your hand.

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.

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.

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CAPACITY
ENERGY
APPEARANCE
WASH/DRY PROGRAMS
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
SMART THINQ™ TECHNOLOGY
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
OPTIONS
POWER SOURCE
ACCESSORIES
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What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far, So Good I've done about ten washes so far, using various wash/temp/spin cycles. The clothes are clean and reasonably wrung out at the end of each cycle although the spin is not any better than the 16-year old machine I left at my last residence (don't remember brand but it never had a single problem over those years that included one move). I'm hoping this one will last as long. So glad I didn't get one of the large machines because I do not need that much capacity and this one takes up a little less space. I do 2-4 washes at a time and then I carefully remove the drawer for detergent, gently dry it and the cavity it sits in and the deep groove in the door seal. Then I leave the door completely open and the drawer on top of the machine for 24 hours. The rest of the time I leave the drawer and the door slightly ajar. All this in the hope I don't get the dreaded mold I've read about with these new front loaders. The machine is a little noisy when it is spinning but it is not a bother to me. The thing is very heavy and sits solidly on the floor without moving during wash and spin. Now that these machines are digital, the cycle end sound is no longer a jarring buzz. This one has a very pleasant little ditty it "sings" that make me want to do a little dance on my way to take the clothes out. I'm pleased with my purchase and have my fingers crossed it will last another 16 years. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-03-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! Effiecent and simple to use. Since I bought this machine, doing laundry has been a pleasure rather than a chore. Thank you! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2019-03-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Already leaking Less than a month old and the machine is already leaking. Have to wait more than a week for repairs.
Date published: 2019-01-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG Washer Great machine! Many options, quiet and easy to use. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use We bought this model because of space considerations but have been happy with it so far. The settings are clear and simple to use. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-08-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So relieved! I was forced into this purchase because of venting issues in our condo when we had to move to a 'vent-less' dryer. I had been told to hold on to our old combo-top-loading washer as long as we could because it was a dependable workhorse. So I faced this washer with trepidation. I have been relieved and surprised with how nicely this unit operates. I know this sounds 'luke-warm' and I don't mean that as I have given it an 'excellent' rating. The clothes are clean, the cycles are no longer than my old unit, and I like the multiple setting options much better than my old limited machine. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-08-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smart Washer; great buy I’ve had this about a few weeks and so far it’s been a great buy. The washing seems superb and I’ve had no issue with it. It’s a huge upgrade from my old washer. I now have the matching set and I’m satisfied. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-07-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very Quiet I bought this machine less than a month and so far im very happy. Its very quiet and fits perfect for tight space. Looks great and easy to use.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love My New Washer I've had this washer a few weeks now, and I'm very happy with it. It's smaller than I expected, but that works fine for me because I live in a condo and have limited space. My clothes come out fresh and clean every time. And I like that it has an extra hot water setting, as well as a small load cycle. I leave the washer door open when not in use to avoid the mildew smell that others complain about. If I had to say anything negative about it, it would be that it vibrates during the faster spin cycles, even with it being level, and that causes the floor and walls to rattle a bit. But I live on the 2nd floor, so it wouldn't be a problem if it was on a cement floor, like in a garage. But still, I think it's hardly worth complaining about, given how happy I am with the washer overall. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-07-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from All of the Bells and whistles plus more! We bought this washer to fit into a small space and I absolutely Love this washer. It has all of the bells and whistles one would want and more. It even plays a tune when the wash is done. How convenient! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A wonderful washer Ever since we got our new LG washer we have put it to use almost everyday. We couldn’t be happier. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-06-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good washer for RV I bought this to replace the washer in my RV. Like all front-loaders, it shakes during spin, but is much better than the one it replaced. Seems to do a good job cleaning the clothes using very little water. It has a good selection of cycles and options. There aren't many choices at this size but I would still buy this one. It is slightly deeper than the original washer, which required me to modify the cabinet it is in, but it was worth the work. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-05-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent compact washer Bought this washer in April of 2018, so far it's been excellent. The washer takes up the same space as a dishwasher. It's efficient and relatively quiet. It can make a little bit of noise and vibrate during the spin cycle, so it is essential to make sure the machine is level and that the load is balanced. The spin cycle gets a lot of the water out so it doesn't take too long to dry your clothes. It's also important to dry any water on the door and gasket, which you don't have to do with a top loader, but that can be done at the end of the day and it's worth doing it to prevent any moldy smell. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-05-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good machine - well made machine runs very well, but must be leveled to exact tolerance - if this is done you will be very happy. washer runs quietly, and very well when all set-up instructions are followed. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful Machine! What an amazing little machine this is. I was nervous going from a full-size washer and large vented dryer to this unit, but the capacity is remarkable. I can wash 4-6 pairs of jeans, 4-6 towels, or a normal load of color or white laundry. A couple of my shirts do come out a bit more wrinkled than before, but that's what an iron is for. The vast majority of clothes come out soft and wrinkle free. The ability to set this machine to run, and then come home to clean, dry laundry is amazing. Thanks for another great product, LG! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So convenient! I bought this washer when I wasn't able to fit my old full-sized combo into the little house I'd bought. Was concerned that its small size would make me have to wash every day. But it doesn't, and I LOVE IT! Also am happy that it's Energy Star rated. It's very efficient, does a great job of cleaning, takes loads of 6 pr. jeans or a set of queen sized sheets in its stride. And this is a quiet washer with little or no vibration (no thanks to the uneven floors in this old house). It was an expensive set, but I think it's well worth it. THANK YOU, LG! [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from overall satisfaction Purchased this washer for my elderly parent. Older house, narrow stairways. Washer is easy to use and does a very good job washing smaller loads. Very little vibration do in part to being on a concrete floor. Parent is very satisfied which in part makes me even more satisfied. Much improvement over older front loader. This washer does exactly what it was designed to do. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It fits! Nice machine with a solid range of features for its size. It is on the expensive side, but compact options are limited in the US and this was the best value I could find. So far, so good. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-04-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Compact but Great I bought this washer 1 month and A half ago for a rental condo. I was very concerned about it's compact size and performance but my tenant has assured me that the washer is working excellent for her, [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Efficient Overall I am happy with my new LG compact front load washer. Pros: - meets my height limit while providing good capacity for an average load. - very effective final spin for water removal - fairly quiet - easy controls - pleasant sounding alarm - overall nice visual appeal Cons: - too efficient with water. - very loud during water filling step. (Borderline scary but not for long) - lack of bleach load compartment - has moved forward a bit after a few use [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nothing but problems I’ve had this machine two years and am having one problem after another. I will never buy an LG product again!!!
Date published: 2018-03-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So Far So Good So far, I love my new washer. It’s compact, yet has a pretty good sized drum. It’s pretty quiet, and I love that it balances its self very well. It’s has several washing modes, and my clothes come out cleaner with the LG than my last unit. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-02-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I have had this less than a month and I love it. The convenience and ease is great. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good product The product is good overall, you can only put small loads at a time because of the size. Other than that works fine [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-01-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Happy My son bought this washer for me in October 2017, I am very hap, holds more than I thought it would. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quiet Operating Machine This machine replaced an older front load that had worn out. We had to schedule wash loads around other activities because of the noise. With this machine you can have a conversation beside the machine while it it spinning, The machine has lots of features and the clothes are reasonably dry when removed from the machine. Very satisfied. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this washer! I was initially apprehensive about buying a small washing machine but the small space in my new house meant it was my only choice. I’m so glad I did. Love this washer. It cleans clothes perfectly, is quiet, and very little vibration. Highly recommended. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good choice. Bought this washing machine due to space limitations. Smaller load capacity than previous one but still will fit most laundry except probably a couple of items. Overall quiet. Good features to choose from to run the load. But several things that are supposed to be cleaned intermittently that will add time to maintain it. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice machine I bought this machine in March 2017. No problems yet. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-10-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cleans! I've had my washer for quite sometime now and enjoy most of the different cycles to choose from. I would like the high spin cycle to spin dry more and to have a spin cycle only. The rubber gasket needs much attention because of the high humidity here so once my wash cycle is complete, I dry out the tub and gasket and occasionally use a chlorine solution to clean out the gaskets of black gunk.
Date published: 2017-09-22
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