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3.4 | 8 Reviews

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

LG WT5170HV

Available in 2 Color(s)

Features

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

Quick Specs

  • Type: High Efficiency Top Load Washer
  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 45 3/8"
  • Depth: 28 3/8"
  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.7 cu. ft.

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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 dryer, 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
SUMMARY
Design Style Top Loader
Capacity (cu.ft.) DOE 4.7
Spin Speed (Max) 1100 RPM
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Dial-A-Cycle Yes
Type of Display Dual LED
Dimensions (WxHxD) 27" x 45 3/8" x 28 3/8"
Number of Programs 14
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
Cabinet Painted Steel
Control Panel Plastic
Top Cover Painted
Transparent Glass Door Yes
Available Colors White, Graphite Steel
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, 10 Amps / Electric
WASH PROGRAMS
Program Names Delicates, Sanitary, Wool, Speed Wash, PureColor , Sports Wear, Towels, Baby Wear, Cotton/Normal, Perm. Press/Casual, Heavy Duty, Bulkly/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

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: High Efficiency Top Load Washer

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 45 3/8"
  • Depth: 28 3/8"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: Yes
  • Laundry Capacity: 4.7 cu. ft.

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3.4 out of 5

50% of reviewers recommend this product.

5 Stars

Full Service even out of warranty.

DLC in SLC 5/18/2022

Our LG washing machine is nine years old I was tempted to schedule directly with a Local appliance repair because the rate was slightly lower. Im so glad I called LG. The direct drive was still covered by warranty and not only did we get fabulous timely hassle-free service but it was all free. Calling LG is the smart thing to do. Aaron is a pro and very funny too.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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1 Stars

Splashes over and ruins wood floor

Randy26 4/23/2022

I bought this in 2013. We have to replace less then 9 years later as no one can fix the bad design that allows for splash over which ruins the wood floor as we are have huge puddles under the machine. The machine is never even full enough to be doing this. Have had multiple reports men out and they all just say bad design. Cant have the floor rotting under and cant move each time we wash so we need to buy a new washer.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Llyyeeeeb 1/15/2022

I purchased this washer a year ago and it works great
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Yes, I recommend this product

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5 Stars

Great Washing Machine

Sir Bob of Heart 1/7/2022

Weve had this washing machine now for almost 10 years. We had a small issue with the washing machine stopping during the middle of the cycle. LG technical support sent out their repair man and he was great. He provided truthful and honest feedback about fixing versus replacing and after replacing the main board The washer works as if its new again. I would highly recommend LG.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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4 Stars

Cold water valve leak after 1 year

Kevin at Vegas 11/25/2021

When the washer not being used for a few days water accumulates in the washer bin i pulled out the detergent feeder observed the inlet water pipes dripping water. Took out the top cover of washer notice to trace back the cold water control valves. Seems to be common for this cold water valve to break down over time. Not sure if it is under warranty to send me a replacement part.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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1 Stars

Rust Bucket

DLoose 9/14/2021

Purchased washer in 2012 and huge chunks of rust falling into the washer drum. It has ruined sheets etc. We always keep the drum top lid open to help it to dry out and not rust but the rust prevails..... The rust is coming from behind the drum washer plastic rim.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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5 Stars

Happiness

Jonesy 7131 9/10/2021

The wife is very happy with the unit. So naturally I am happy. It really has more features than we need but it gets the clothes clean.
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Yes, I recommend this product

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1 Stars

LG is awful

Drebowl 5/27/2021

We bought both the washer and dryer and have had so many issues with the washer. had to replace the bearings already and now the motor is locked. 10 year warranty on the motor however just the motor and is impossible to get LG to provide information on how to get the part. Nothing else is covered by warranty. Havent had this unit 5 years and its already junk. So disappointing. Quit making junk products.
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No, I do not recommend this product

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