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WT1701CW

Key Features

  • Mega Capacity
  • Front Control Design
  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

available colors:

Smooth White Discontinued
SUMMARY
CAPACITY
APPEARANCE
ENERGY
WASH PROGRAMS
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
POWER SOURCE
DIMENSIONS
LIMITED WARRANTY
UPC CODE

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst Washing Machine I have ever owned DO NOT BUY!!! I purchased this to replace my 10 year old front load washer and dryer that both still worked great but just wanted/needed a bigger washer. What a mistake. I have had nothing but problems from the beginning with the washer not getting my clothes clean and having half my load come out with stuff all over them. I contacted customer service within the first couple months and the representative just talked nonsense, trying to tell me I was using either too much soap or not enough soap, etc. it was all things I was doing wrong. My set I replaced was He so I know how much soap to use, plus I have been doing laundry for 25+ years so I know how to wash clothes. I have attached a photo that shows what I am talking about and I run a clean cycle every couple weeks but does not seem to help and its not every load but I have to check every piece of clothing of every load before I can put it in the dryer. I will have to say I don't like writing bad reviews but I don't want anyone else to go through this. I purchased this in July 2016 and wish I could afford to replace it but at this time it is not possible
Date published: 2018-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Features I have had this for 4 months now and I could not be happier. It is a great machine.
Date published: 2018-10-17
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Awful machine Have had this machine for 2 years now, and regret the day I purchased it. Synthetic clothing comes out smelling worse than before it was "washed". Towels also never come out smelling clean despite using the "towels" cycle. I have used several different types of "he" detergent with the same result. It doesn't rinse properly - clothes come out with white streaks on them (soap suds) and many times I have to wash my synthetics and towels a second time just to attempt to get them somewhat clean enough to wear without "stinking". Dreadful design. Would never recommend this product, or buy an LG washer again.
Date published: 2018-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size Purchased it a few weeks ago and it's amazing. Quiet and lots of features on front panel.
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Doesn't clean clothes This is the worst washer I've ever owned. You have to wash everything twice to get it smelling even remotely clean. At 2+ hour cycles, count on 5 hours to wash a single load, and that's without drying. Shortly after buying the unit, the plastic panel started to peel away and it looks horrible. I cannot believe how people can rate this peice of garbage highly.
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of space!!! I love how much space this washer has. It’s multi features makes washing easy. I bought this washer 2 months ago and I love it.
Date published: 2018-03-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG WT1701CV Washer I love the new LG we purchased from Big Sandy Super Store. It is very quite in use. Hope to purchase a Clothes dryer from LG.
Date published: 2018-02-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality washer! I bought this awesome washer about a year ago. This washer is a powerhouse. It has many options for all of my washing needs. The capacity is fantastic. It's huge! I went from a traditional washing machine with an agitator in the middle - it was noisy and not energy efficient. The LG washer is quiet, efficient, and has great functions.
Date published: 2018-02-02
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ASK & ANSWER

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Is there a drain pump filter on this model? WT1701CV

Asked by: Ken Fitz
Hello, the unit does not have a drain pump filter. ^AC
Answered by: Amber C
Date published: 2018-04-24

Is the soap and fabric softener supposed to fall at the same time? I’ve never really paid much attention to a wash cycle until today and I noticed both soap and fabric softener went at the same time and I thought that was odd.

Asked by: Lexie73
The detergent dispenser will dispense soap at the appropriate time at the beginning of the wash cycle in the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. Mega Capacity Front Control TurboWash™ Washer, Model # WT1701CV and Fabric Dispenser will be dispensed in the final rinse. Make sure that you select the FABRIC SOFTENER button if you are using fabric softener...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2018-02-13

What is the difference in Cold water and Tap cold water when selecting water temp

Asked by: Eyemgenie
The tap cold setting will provide cold water at the temperature in which it comes from your water supply. The cold setting actually uses a very small amount of hot water making the average cycle temperature around 77 degrees. This assist with activating the detergent. If you need further assistance, check us out on Twitter @LGUSSupport.
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-11-01

What happens when cut washer on and it blanks CL

Asked by: Dolores87
The "CL" flashing on the display of your ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. Mega Capacity Front Control TurboWash™ Washer, Model # WT1701CV is not an error message. The "CL" is indicating that the Child Lock feature has been activated. This feature is used to disable the controls to prevent children from changing cycles or operating the machine. Once the Child Lock is set, it must be deactivated before any controls, except the power button, can be used. Once the washer has shut off, the power button will allow the machine to be turned ON, but the controls will still be locked. When the controls are locked, CL will display alternately with the estimated time remaining. The washer can only be locked during a wash cycle by pressing and holding the "Soil Level" button for five seconds to activate or deactivate the feature" (see page 26 of your owner's manual)...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-02

What models of top loaders and dryers (by model #) are compatible with LG Sidekick (as pictured here)? I called customer service, but the woman told me that sidekick cannot be installed under a dryer (as pictured here).

Asked by: greytgirl
The LG SideKick™ Pedestal Washer cannot be installed under a dryer, it installs under Select Compatible LG Washers and is compatible with the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. Mega Capacity Front Control TurboWash™ Washer, Model # WT1701CV. The other LG SideKick™ Compatible Top Load Washers are Model # WT1501CW, and Model # WT1901C_ ...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-08-08

What year were the machines manufactured?

Asked by: Muanatalia
The ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 4.9 cu.ft. Mega Capacity Front Control TurboWash™ Washer, Model # WT1701CW is a 2015 release...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-07-11

How do you clear a CL error code?

Asked by: Angelc
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. The display code you have noted is the CHILD LOCK or CONTROL LOCK. According to the information listed on page 26 of the owner’s manual, this can be deactivated by pressing and holding the SOIL LEVEL button for 5 seconds, while the power is active.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-09-10

Why wouldn't it stop washing? We been washing the same item since 10 this morning it's 5 pm now

Asked by: Sumterguy
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this washing machine. Check to see if there are any error messages appearing in the display window. Take this information and contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 to assist in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2017-04-06
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