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WV5-1408W

Key Features

  • Intelligent Clothing Care with AI Technology
  • Reduce Allergens with Steam Cycles
  • Outstanding Wash with 6 Motion Wash Technology
  • Remotely Start and Monitor Wash Progress with Smart ThinQ™
  • Pause and Add
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AI Direct Drive - Intelligent Fabric Care

LG front load washers with AI Direct Drive technology can weigh the load and assess fabric softness to automatically select the optimal wash motions for thorough cleaning and clothing care.

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What is AI DD™?

AI DD™ refers to ‘Artificial Intelligence' technology that has been applied to control the machines washing motions via the Direct Drive Motor.

By using AI technology and referencing a database of wash motions the machine assesses the load characteristics and selects the best option for a thorough clean with reduced clothing wear*.

*For Cotton, Cotton Eco and Mixed Fabric cycles only.

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Outstanding Performance with 6 Motion Direct Drive

LG washers use a combination of 6 motions, based on hand-washing, to wash your clothes. Simply choose a cycle and your machine selects the best combination of washing motions to give you an outstanding wash, whilst also caring for your clothes.

  • Stepping

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    Releases clothes at the peak of the rotation cycle which helps loosen laundry and reduce tangles.

  • Tumbling

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    Regular tumbling for your everyday washing needs.

  • Scrubbing

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    Quickly alternates creating a scrubbing motion. Helps dissolve detergents & remove stubborn stains.

  • Filtration

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    Force from the fast rotation distributes the water evenly onto laundry for a full & even saturation.

  • Rolling

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    Clothes are rolled gently under water for a delicate wash.

  • Swing

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    The drum gently swings clothes from one direction to the other. Ideal for those delicate items.

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Steam™

Reduce Allergens with the ‘Allergy Care’ Cycle

Use the ‘Allergy Care’ cycle and the Steam™ feature when you need washing results for clothing and bedding where sensitivities to allergens such as dust mites, bacteria and pollen exist.

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Up to 99.9% Allergen Removal

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Designed for Durability

The tempered glass door front and stainless steel internal clothing lifters are two examples of the thought and quality materials built into this LG washer.

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Inverter Direct Drive Motor

The LG direct drive motor with inverter control delivers a reliable, quiet and durable mechanism with less moving parts than the traditional belt and pulley system - that's why you get a 10 Year Parts Warranty on the LG Direct Drive Motor.²

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TwinWash Compatible

This front load washer, when combined with the TWINWash® Mini, forms the LG TWINWash® system*. Ideal for washing two loads at the same time.

*TWINWash® Mini not available separately. Cold water wash only.

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