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4.7 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity High Efficiency Top Load Washer with WaveForce

Model # WT5070CW

 2.2 out of 5 (35 Reviews)

Regular Price $1,199.99

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More free time

Towers of towels, piles of sweatshirts, and a mountain of jeans" Go for it. The Ultra Large Capacity (4.7 cu.ft.) washer lets you do more laundry in fewer loads. That's time saved and sore backs avoided.


The hottest thing in cold clean

Using the cold cycle on your washer doesn't have to mean compromising. ColdWash technology uses cold water and enhanced washing motions to penetrate deep into fabrics, giving you cold water savings with warm water performance.


Catch the wave

If you thought water had done all it could to clean your clothes, you haven't experienced WaveForce technology. Rapid drum movement and powerful water jets provide a revolutionary washing and rinsing experience.


Get wise

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 smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.


Count on it

When you buy a washer, you want something reliable that you can count on. Because the Direct Drive Motor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the motor with a 10-year limited warranty.


Wash in peace

You shouldn't know your washer is on when you're in the next room. The LG TrueBalance anti-vibration system is designed to minimize washer noise and vibration for smooth, quiet performance in any room of the house - even on the 2nd floor.


Save money. Save energy.

When your washer uses about 30% less energy and half the amount of water used by regular washers, you're going to make an impact-on your utility bills, your energy and water consumption, and most importantly, the environment.

Features:

  • 4.7 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • ColdWash Technology
  • WaveForce Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis

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SUMMARY
Design Style Top Loader
Designer Color White
Capacity (cu.ft.) DOE 4.7
Spin Speed (Max) 1100 RPM
Dial-A-Cycle Yes
Type of Display Dual LED
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8"
Number of Programs 12
Number of Wash/Rinse Temps 5
Number of Options 12
Direct Drive Motor Yes
LoDecibel Quiet Operation Yes
TrueBalance Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
Add Garment Indicator Yes
Slam Proof Lid Yes
TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System Yes
SmartRinse Jet Spray System Yes
LoDecibel Quiet Operation Yes
3 Tray Dispenser Yes
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted
Transparent Glass Door Yes
LIMITED WARRANTY
Parts & Labor 1 Year
Motor 10 Years
Drum Lifetime
SIZE AND WEIGHT
Width 27"
Height 45 3/8"
Depth 28 3/8"
Height with Door Open 55 3/4"
Carton (WxHxD) 29 1/2" x 48" x 31 1/4"
Weight (Product) 145.5 lbs
Weight (Shipping) 172 lbs
MOTOR
Motor Type / Motor Speed Inverter Direct Drive / Variable
Axis Vertical
POWER SOURCE
Ratings CSA Listed
Electrical Requirements / Type 120V, 5 Amps / Electric
WASH PROGRAMS
Program Names Wool, Speed Wash, PureColor , Sports Wear, Towels, Baby Wear, Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Heavy Duty, Bulky/Bedding, Bright Whites , Tub Clean
No. of Spin Speeds 5
No. of Soil Levels 3
No. of Wash/Rinse Temperatures 5
Options Water Plus, Signal, Custom Program, Child Lock, Delay Wash, Fabric Softener, Extra Rinse, ColdWash , Soak, StainCare , Spin Only, Rinse+Spin

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2.2

out of 5 (35 Reviews)

28% of reviewers recommend this product.

Terrible

Submitted by Diane79 - 5/6/2018

This is by far the worst washer I have ever owned. It takes hours to do a single load of laundry because it is constantly off balance. It also wastes a ton of water because it will repeatedly refill trying to balance itself but never does. As a family of 5 I dont have time to spend hours trying to get one load of laundry done. We will not be purchasing another lg product after this. Very disappointed.

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Just ok

Submitted by RubyJ - 4/13/2018

I like the fact that it uses the minimum amount of water but if I have to add an item after the water is done running in it adds more water filling the machine to the very top even if the load of clothes is small. It also makes my clothes all tangled up. Another thing I like is the fact that I only have to use the minimum amount of detergent.

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Frustrated

Submitted by Crazy golfer - 3/28/2018

I bought this machine a few years ago and it is a complete waste of money time and water. Loads can take hours to complete due to constant UE and refills to balance drive up water bills and waste. I have never been so disappointed in a purchase as much as this one. If it died tomorrow it would make me happy.

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Clothes come out dirtier when the enter

Submitted by 11BGUY - 3/1/2018

Had this machine for 4-5 years and not happy with it. During the wash cycle a film enters the drum and adheres to the clothing. Weve cleaned the machine from top to bottom. This is unacceptable and never had this issue with our last machine

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Mold

Submitted by Jessicataylor83 - 2/7/2018

I bought this washer in 2011. I am so glad it is discontinued I rub the tub clean cycle once a month to keep everything smelling fresh. Noticed over time my clothes were having a slight mildew smell anyway so tonight I went searching for the problem and found mold behind the little drawer you put detergent and fabric softener in. I have totally killed my hands trying to use bleach water to clean this out but it is looking like I just need to buy a new washer that I cant afford to buy right now.

No, I do not recommend this product

Disappointing

Submitted by amc10 - 1/6/2018

Glad to see this appliance has been discontinued. It takes FOREVER to do a single load of laundry even on the so-called speed cycle. It takes a ton of water and if you are on well water DO NOT GET THIS MACHINE. It has emptied our well tank on a regular basis because it uses so much water and we cannot do anything that requires water in the house when I do laundry -- no showers no dishwasher. I really wanted to like this machine but am constantly frustrated. I will never buy another LG washer because of this experience.

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Great deal

Submitted by drmick - 12/29/2017

We bought this over 4 years ago and it works great So much so that we just purchased a replacement TV and went with LG because of our experience with this washer/dryer set.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Water wasting machine

Submitted by Worst purchase - 12/24/2017

This washing machine is NOT energy efficient at all. Wastes large amounts of water when it is out of balance. It will refill the entire tub and attempt to spin twice before it alarms to let you know its out of balance. The wash cycles are not at all effective. When washing a load it does not add enough water to allow the clothes to agitate. Therefore our three sons clothes rarely come out clean. My water bill has increased an average of $12/ month since owning this machine.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Replacing

Submitted by still dirty - 11/22/2017

Its a fancy pants machine dont get me wrong. You can load a TON of clothes in there and change all sorts of settings make custom settings change the little tune and its volume. But it doesnt do what I need it to do... CLEAN. If you put 1ft of clothes in there its going to add 4 inches of water. there is no aggitator it just puffs little jets of water around... the equivilent of my using my pinky to stir all those clothes in minimal water. The DUST from my husband laying in the rocks did not come off his shirt... thats how little aggitation the clothes get and how minimal the water usage is. I get its HE.... im all for going green... but i still need my machine to do the simple basic concept of what it was built for cleaning clothes. Going back to a front load... at least the tumbling action cleans. That being said ive had it for 4 years and never had any mechanical issues or any other complaints... other than it just takes forever to wash your clothes and in the end they arent clean I would expect the same results from any top load large capacity HE minimal water non aggitator machine. just not a good concept

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Love it

Submitted by Johnboy811805 - 11/6/2017

This is a great washer extremely easy to use and quiet well worth the money I would recommend this product and brand to anybody

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Worthless

Submitted by sc5121 - 10/28/2017

Weve tried every setting extra rinse etc.. and still we have this on going issue. Yes we use very little detergent and different detergents. We will not buy another one. Unless by some miracle we find a solution.

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Unbalanced Loads

Submitted by Beags - 9/30/2017

I bought this machine 2 years ago and spent countless hours yelling at it. About 80 of the time it shows UE for an unbalanced load. I had it repaired within the first 4 months and it subsided for a couple months and then came back like a bad habit. Save yourself the headache and dont purchase this machine.

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Easy to use

Submitted by Mary Taraskas - 9/29/2017

I bought this a few months ago and it does not clean a king size comforter to my satisfactions. Overall I am not happy with how it cleans but very unhappy with the comforter and other bulky items.

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Submitted by BevB1 - 9/29/2017

This is the best most efficient washer I have had. Im very pleased with this purchase

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Submitted by marycroutt - 9/29/2017

I be had my washer about 3 to 4years it runs water for a second then quits and says lo

Yes, I recommend this product

Love the view

Submitted by meeeeem - 9/22/2017

ive had this model for 3 years now and like the way it cleans tough without being tough on the fabrics. I can even wash pantyhose without worry. The large tub works perfectly for bedding and large items. I particularly like having the top window to see how the load is progressing.

Yes, I recommend this product

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washer

Submitted by drew68 - 9/22/2017

want my old washer back. this one does not clean nearly as well in fact poorly.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Large capacity good results.

Submitted by Hill Country - 9/22/2017

Very good washer. There are two things I wish were different. First I often have to manually reduce the spin cycle speed because it is very strong otherwise the load ends up being off-balance. Second if the load becomes uneven and the washer resets itself to add more water to get the load re-balanced the overall run time to complete the load is very long. Overall still a good washer.

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Great job

Submitted by Nini95 - 9/22/2017

I love certain settings and others could be better. I would rather have all water settings as a choice on all cycles. I would like to have hot water choice on the short wash. It also needs an alarm when it is out of balance.

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Submitted by lonnieb409 - 8/28/2017

Have owned this product for almost five years with no issues what so ever.

Yes, I recommend this product

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very fussy and quits adding water

Submitted by DavidH1 - 8/14/2017

takes several repeated trys to get water enough to squish the clothes down into it sometimes it never will. this is even with only about a quarter of the tub of clothes water so its not overloaded. this is certainly NOT a set-and -forget machine - I can spend up to about an hour just trying to get the clothes pushed down into the water. also the hottest water setting is lukewarm at best. this is a very frustrating machine.

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Not pleased

Submitted by jaedemas - 8/12/2017

2 years after I bough the washer the bleach dispenser rusted completely my husband tried to repair so I could continue using it did not work. Machine continued rusting and leaking from the bottom. The inside spinner tanker than started to get very loose and making noise and bringing the cycle to an error. I continued using the washer because repair wasnt affordable and the rust all lover the dispenser containers did not look good. I dont think Ill buy another LG.

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Recommended by lowes not a good machine

Submitted by Les 1 - 8/11/2017

The manufacturer should pay for shocks and control panel that I had to pay for.

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STAY AWAY

Submitted by caroles - 5/21/2017

My washer is less than 3 years old. Always get an error code when doing laundry. What should be a simple task takes hours to launder 1 load of clothes.Since reading reviews onlineI see this has been an ongoing problem that the company refuses to acknowledge.

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HORRIBLE

Submitted by food1234 - 5/15/2017

This washer is horrible. It is always out of level and takes 3 hours to do a 20 minute load. I would not recommend this to my worst enemy.

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Horrible product

Submitted by Sas1 - 4/6/2017

This washing machine is without question the absolute worst consumer product we have ever owned. Loads routinely take 2 or more hours to complete regardless of the mix or quantity of items in the load as the washer spends endless time and energy and water attempting to self correct what it determines to be an unbalanced load. We are lucky if 1 in 10 loads complete in normal cycle time. Again regardless of what is in the load. Do not consider this product EVER...even if refurbished. Even if free

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Submitted by 1happytigre - 3/29/2017

I bought this washer 3 years ago. Havent had any problems. I love my LG washer.

Yes, I recommend this product

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UE Code Constantly

Submitted by MicK Mitch - 2/28/2017

Stay away from this washer. I have had mine for 3 years. Worst washer I have ever had. 6 months after I purchased it they had to replace the tub. Now I get a UE code on just about every load. Instead of flashing the code and stopping the machine resets itself and will go through the rinse and spin cycle over and over. So much for water conservation. DONT PURCHASE THIS MACHINE

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Worse washer I have ever owned

Submitted by frustrated with washer - 1/17/2017

Owned for about 4 yrs now. After about 1 1/2 - 2 yrs washer started taking 3 hrs to complete the wash cycle. Should have only taken 45 min./The washer kept on trying to re-balance itself which means filling up with more water. I thought this was a high efficiency washer I kept on rebalancing the load myself to try and prevent this. Still took 3 hrs. Now stops filling up with water and the lines are not clogged. Now looking into it after being so frustrated find it is discountiued Wonder why??? What about the people who paid a premium price for an item that should last longer than 2 yrs Will not buy and LG washer again

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Discontinued for a reason

Submitted by 66RcknHrs - 12/31/2016

I have owned this for just over five years. After about two years I began noticing very fine debris in my laundry and in the tub. This happened to be the top of the washer deteriorating rusting and the coating flaking into the wash along with the rust. This should never have happened since I dont use a bleaching product in my wash

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died a slow painful death at 2.5 yrs

Submitted by Sad Dad - 12/27/2016

We bought the LG set of washer and dryer because highly rated through CR. Read manual used right soap. Did great for about a year and half to 2 years when started with the unbalanced load issue that seems to have plagued many LG/high efficency washers by reviews. Made sure balanced and tried everything from smaller loads manually readjusting load varying speeds for spin cycle etc. Eventually it got bad enough that it took several days to wash one load if left unchecked. Mercifully it died completely when the tub broke loose and the machine tried to walk out of the room. I have never purchased LG before and likely will not go back. On the brighter side the drier gas has worked well. Not sure why the website will not let me post without agreeing to sweepstakes entry.

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Submitted by Jill k - 11/26/2016

I loved this washer at first had issues with machine going off balance called for service through ABC warehouse warrenty that I paid extra for had to have electric board replaced and was told it had a recall on it but I had never received a notice of the recall even though I registered it I also asked if they could do something about the bleach cup that has rusted around the area they said no it is getting worse and rust like residue has gotten into the wash its 4. years old and this problem started 2 years ago and getting worse LG should backup their product and ABC warehouse should come through on their extra protection that was paid for

No, I do not recommend this product

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Definitely not made to last

Submitted by TiredOfTrash - 11/5/2016

Bought my washer in 2012. The first thing to make an impression on me was that before the washer even starts adding water the drum turns--supposedly to distribute the load. What it did was put my clothes into a tight ball so I had to bypass this by waiting until the water turned on before I Put them in. As mentioned in other reviews the water level unless you use the feature to add more right from the start isnt sufficient to wash clothes. My problem too is pet hair so that extremely low water level only spread it amongst all clothes but didnt remove it. On the rare occasion when I had dirty gritty clothes--after the wash when removing the clothes the dirt was still there albeit usually on the bottom of the drum which required me to clean it out before the next load. I will say that I like the speed with which it spins to drain. What I didnt like was that exactly one month after the warranty expired it started leaking from the bottom that required New parts. About eight months later it just suddenly stopped draining water. I was grateful this was not a front loader as it took a full week for a repairman to come. It needed more new parts. And so here I am--the washer is leaking water from the bottom again and I am certain the mother board is going because it is filling the washer to maximum height even with a small load. Ive already spent enough on repairs and service calls to almost equal what I paid so Im cutting my losses. Whichever new washer I choose will definitely NOT be an LG. What I would give to have my old non-motherboard washer back

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Terrible washer

Submitted by Wrong washer for me - 10/31/2016

I bought this a few weeks ago. Was told how efficient it was. It does not clean my clothes takes 1 hour to not clean them and also I have to have a pair of long tongs to reach the socks in the bottom of the washer that must have been designed by a 64 man that never tried to get clothes from the washer....so disappointed

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I HATE this machine

Submitted by nmayer - 10/20/2016

This machine does not add enough water to even cover the clothes For every load I have to stop the cycle and opt for more water When I choose hot water to wash it dont happen Today I checked the water and it wasnt even warm

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