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Key Features

  • 5.0 cu. ft. Mega Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • Electronic Control Panel with LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • TurboWash® Technology
  • ENERGY STAR® Qualified

What People Are Saying

Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lid Lid does not close unless you push it down and when you do push it down there is a loud click sound
Date published: 2018-08-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great machine This machine overall is pretty good. The only thing I don’t like is the wash plate is made of plastic and should be made of metal. That way you don’t have to worry about the gears shearing off so easily.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this washer! I bought this washer on sale at Lowe's in August 2016. It has been a workhorse for me. My Mom washes daily when she comes to visit, and thank goodness it is energy efficient saving water, and electricity. I do the Tub clean every month.
Date published: 2018-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome features. Bought this for my mom and she loves it. It was a huge update from her last washer. She loves that it tells you the estimated time so she doesn't have to keep checking on the washer to see if it's done. She loves all the features because its simple to use.
Date published: 2018-04-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Choices are limited I bought this a year ago and the fabric softener is leaking out the bottom. There are no choices to design your own wash cycle. If I am washing delicates, there is a delicate cycle that runs 1hr 40 minutes. What, I have other wash. That’s 2 hrs of electricity
Date published: 2018-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very efficient We've had our washer over a year and love it's features. We've found that the large capacity cuts down on the number of loads that need to be washed. It's efficient use of water for each load helps us save money on our water bill. We even enjoy it's timer song.
Date published: 2017-12-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Super washer! We've had this washer for some time now and have put it through rigorous uses. It does it all! Everything from king size bedding to delicate. I really don't see how you could improve this washer.
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love It Bought a little over one year ago and it is used daily and I am very happy with it !
Date published: 2017-09-26
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How do I set up the spin only cycle

Asked by: Cleo P
To select the spin only option, press the power button to turn on the machine. Press the Special Use button until the Spin Only cycle is selected and then press start. If you need any further assistance, check us out on Twitter @LGUSSupport ^ST
Answered by: Shena
Date published: 2017-10-26

What is the part number for the inlet filters, where the water hoses connect?

Asked by: Mch730
The Valve Assembly, inlet, Part # AJU73213301 for the LG 5.0 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity TurboWash® Washer, Model # WT5480CW may be the part you are inquiring about. Please verify this with the LG Authorized Parts Distributor that you order it from to ensure that it is the part you need...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-09-06

Is there a cycle that uses more water than other cycles. 

Asked by: Kim Bice
Yes there are tricks you can use. Thoroughly wet clothes before you put them in the machine. If you cant do this-- select any cycle and let washer fill until it starts agitation- then pause washer until it safety drains automatically. Then start cycle again as normal. The washer will think the clothes are dry and heavier than they actually are, therefore it will fill with more water than usual
Answered by: Peter Goesinhim
Date published: 2017-03-22

How do you add powdered laundry products such as Oxiclean to the wash load?

Asked by: Lumpi
You can take the integrated liquid detergent measuring cup out and pour dry detergent in the outer compartment. I use my WT5270CW this way all the time, because I always have other dry additives to put in my wash as well, like baking soda, borax, salt, etc
Answered by: Peter Goesinhim
Date published: 2017-02-20

The start up and ending tune is not there anymore. How do we get the tune back?

Asked by: LoadMo
The washing machine plays a melody when the wash cycle has finished. The volume of the melody is adjusted using the SIGNAL button. Press the button repeatedly to adjust the volume of the melody. When no signal is heard, the signal is off. The volume settings are LOW – HIGH – OFF. The signal volume can be adjusted at any time as long as the washer is activated. This information is available on page 26 of your owner’s manual.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-08-15

What is the Serial Number?

Asked by: Amelia1104
Every Consumer Electronic product, Home Appliance, Cell Phone etc., can be identified by its' own unique number known as it's serial number. Technically, a "serial code is a unique identifier assigned incrementally or sequentially to an item. It is also called a serial number, although it may be a character string that includes letters and other typographical symbols, not just numerical digits." There are many ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 5.0 cu.ft. MEGA Capacity TurboWash® Washers with the Model # WT5480CW, but each one can be identified by its' own unique serial number which can be found stamped on its' nameplate...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-05-25

Does the WT5480C connect to a smartphone using the lg smart laundry program. If so how.

Asked by: ParmerC
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine. This model was not designed with a Smart Laundry Program. The Smart Diagnosis System communicates to LG through a Smart Phone, according to the information on page 30. For additional information, please contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-05-23

How do you change the signal to a different tune? 

Asked by: CDmp
We appreciate your interest in this washing machine and its features. This model has not been designed with multiple alert signals available.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-04-21
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