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WM1388HW

Key Features

  • 2.3 cu. ft. Capacity
  • 6Motion™ Technology
  • TubClean Cycle
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • Direct Drive Motor 10-Year Limited Warranty
Suggested Price

$999.99

Suggested Price
See how LG Washers were rated by Consumer Reports

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For Small Spaces with Large Loads

LG's compact washers are designed to save space without compromising capacity. At 2.3 cu. ft., you have the room to get it all done.

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A Smarter Way to Wash

6Motion™ Technology uses up to 6 different wash motions to provide a smart cleaning experience that is gentle on clothes and maximizes washing performance.

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Easily Maintain &
Keep Fresh

TubClean Cycle is designed for easy, periodic maintenance to keep your washer fresh. The cycle uses water jets and intense heat (up to 149 degrees) to sterilize the tub and help keep your high-performing washer in tip-top condition.

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Here to help

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 smartphone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

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Warranty / Certifications

                                     

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SUMMARY
CAPACITY
ENERGY
APPEARANCE
WASH/DRY PROGRAMS
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
SMART THINQ® TECHNOLOGY
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
POWER SOURCE
ACCESSORIES
DIMENSIONS
WARRANTY

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG Washer Great machine! Many options, quiet and easy to use.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
Date published: 2018-06-07
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ASK & ANSWER

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We have previously purchased the dryer and have lost the stacking kit but now we'd like to buy the dryer and stack them. Is there any way that I can purchase or pay for a stacking kit that is compatible with this model?

Asked by: hotalingna
Stacking kit model KSTK1 is compatible with this unit. Parts are available for purchase at the following link: https://www.lg.com/us/support/parts-accessories ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-09-01

How can you change or get rid of he water sensing.  I want to use more water.  

Asked by: Blau12345
Hello, the load sensing is not an option and can not be changed or deactivated. Your machine has many different options you can select to add addition wash time and water. You can use Pre-wash, Water Plus and Extra Rinse to add water and extend the cleaning time of your cycle. You can also use Heavy Duty or Bulky/Large and always select Heavy for the Soil Level. If you need additional help or troubleshooting, give us a call at 1-800-243-0000 or drop us a line on Twitter at @LGUSSupport or on Facebook at @LGUSSupport when you are with the unit. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-08-27

This washing machine does not show any water level in the tub wile washing, Is that normal?

Asked by: Kalito
The washer automatically adjusts the water level for the type and size of wash load for best results and maximum efficiency. It may seem there is no water inside the drum in some cycles, but this is normal. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2018-08-24

is there a gas dryer that is stackable on the WM1388HW washer

Asked by: Dennis811
Hi Dennis811. Regrettably, the only stackable dryer that is compatible with the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 2.3 cu. ft. Capacity 24” Compact Front Load Washer w/ NFC Tag On, Model # WM1388HW which comes with an included stacking kit is the LG 4.2 cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC888W...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-08-10

Is there a pedestal available to fit the compact washer?

Asked by: raylene
Hi Raylene. The only LG Laundry Pedestals we currently have are for LG Front Load Washers and Dryers that have a width of 27" or 29". Regrettably, we do not make any that are compatible with the LG 2.3 cu. ft. Capacity 24” Compact Front Load Washer w/ NFC Tag On, Model # WM1388HW or washers that have a 24" width...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-07-23

Hi, I'm interested in this model with a hand wash option, so what's the " water plus"? It's a kind of deep water wash? Can I set this option with small load? 

Asked by: Bananana
Hi Bananana. Your interest in the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 2.3 cu. ft. Capacity 24” Compact Front Load Washer w/ NFC Tag On, Model # WM1388HW is greatly appreciated. As you noted, this washer does have a Hand Wash cycle. As a High-Efficiency washer, this machine rotates laundry in a way that allows it to use less water while still fully saturating your clothing. It is normal to not be able to see water during the wash cycle. The Water Plus option can be used to add extra water to the wash and rinse cycles and it is available in all the cycles on this machine. The Speed Wash cycle is designed for quickly washing lightly soiled clothing and small loads of 2-3 lightly soiled garments...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-07-18

What is the stacking kit model for this compact washer & dryer set??

Asked by: Deano2
The ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 2.3 cu. ft. Capacity 24” Compact Front Load Washer w/ NFC Tag On, Model # WM1388HW is only compatible with the LG 4.2 cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer, Model # DLEC888W and the stacking kit comes as an included accessory with the dryer...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-07-13

How do I use the ‘Tag On’ feature with my iPhone to download cycles? When I bought the washer I was told I could do that. I downloaded the Smart ThinQ app on my iPhone but did not see an option to download cycles. 

Asked by: Gdravitz
Hello, "Tag On" is an NFC function, exclusive to Android devices. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-02-06
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