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WT5170HV

Key Features

  • MORE MOTION, BETTER CARE
  • 6 Motion DD
  • LG WaveForce™
  • Full Stainless Tub
SPECIFICATION English
TYPE
ENERGY
WASH PROGRAMS
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
OPTIONS
DIMENSIONS
CONTROL
LEVEL ADJUSTMENTS
THINQ™ TECHNOLOGY

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Product, BUT? I purchased this product in December of 2012. Brand New. 5 years later, the area where you put the bleach in, I noticed rust around the plastic piece. I pulled the blue plastic cover off only to find the enamel peeling off and rust. Very disappointed with this. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-06-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor washer I bought this washer a few years ago and wish I had read reviews before buying it. This washer has too much technology in it. Sometimes it takes several hours to complete a load of clothes due to the washer shutting down on an uneven code(UE). We have to take the clothes out and place them back in hoping it will be balanced out, which sometimes works, but rarely. I would not recommend anyone to purchase this washer. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-05-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from LG Top loading WT5170HV is garbage I spend hours try to balance .. .even with empty tub it's still giving UE . I do not recommend this product to anybody
Date published: 2018-05-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from We have really loved this washer We purchased this washer along with the matching dryer near the end of 2012. We are constantly using it and have loved the way it has performed for about 5 years. However, the last several months we have been encountering Load Errors and Uneven Load Errors A LOT. It can be very frustrating to not be able to get a single load of laundry done for hours as a result. On top of that, it makes sporadic grinding noises. We have a home warranty program and the technician has advised us that it sounds as though bearings may have gone out and that parts would be very expensive. We are now looking to replace this washer with a newer model in the LG line as we have been quite satisfied with the product and we also don't want a mismatched pair. Our dryer has been a work horse and we have had no problems with it whatsoever. We recommend this product with an asterisk: be prepared to possibly replace or repair it sooner than you would a traditional washer, especially if you use it as often as we have/ do. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2018-03-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Do Not Purchase! I have purchased this machine about 3 years ago. From day one this machine never came close to my old washing machine that was about 20 years old in terms of cleaning the clothes. About a year ago our machine increased the number of times it would give us an "uneven (UE)" error. In the past it was easier to rebalance with moving the clothes around a bit but the solutions to even the load have been increasingly challenging. It even gives us the UE error when we run the wash without anything in it and the machine is level!!! I have read a number of reviews and there are many with this issue and people have also invested a great deal of time and $ to repair the machine to no avail...same problem. This is absolutely the worst washing machine I have ever used and will never purchase another LG product again.
Date published: 2018-01-22
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Frustrated Have had his machine for roughly 4 1/2 years, no major issues but it has developed a very annoying problem over the last few months. We have not changed our washing habits, but over the last few months every single load ends up showing an uneven load error. It can take a full day to get a single load of laundry done, unless you are willing to stand there trying over and over again to find the right balance for the load. Other wise it will just keep refilling with water draining and trying again, which results in a huge expenditure of water and energy. It used to only have this issue on particularly bulky loads such as bedding, which was annoying but manageable. Trying to do laundry for a family of four and having to constantly babysit the washer so it doesn’t take hours is getting old quickly. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-12-28
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Wish it would blow up and just die How a 54 minute load can take 4 hours is beyond me. Spin only means "spin" and "only" yet it still doesn't understand. Having to repeatedly remove all garments dripping water to strategically place them back so it will spin is ridiculous. But if you do not want to go through all that trouble, be assured it will constantly add water ALL DAY, FOR HOURS, and never spin. There is no smart technology here. There is a reason it is discontinued. Feel blessed you do not own one. A washboard and a stream would be easier.
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Washes like a dream I enjoy this washer very much. It is a high-efficiency and seems to use less water and detergent but still do a good job. Lots of custom settings and smartly programmed to not over- or under-wash my garments. The only tough part is that the basin is somewhat deep and I have to strain to pull out the bottom most garments after the wash is done. [This review was collected as part of a promotion.]
Date published: 2017-08-06
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