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LG Graphite Steel TurboWash Front Load Washer - WM4070HVA

Abt Model: WM4070HVA | UPC Code: 048231012836
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4.3 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ Direct Drive Motor/ 1,300 RPM/ 14 Washing Programs/ 5 Temperature Settings/ Upfront Electronic Control Panel With Dual LED Display And Dial-A-Cycle/ Extra Wide Door Opening/ Steam Technology/ AAFA Certified Allergiene Cycle/ 6Motion Technology/ TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System/ LoDecibel Quiet Operation/ SenseClean/ Delay Wash (Up To 19 Hours)/ Graphite Steel Finish
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LG Graphite Steel TurboWash Front Load Washer, Model WM4070HVA

Features:

General

  • 4.3 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity with NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Direct Drive Motor with 10-Year Limited Warranty
  • 1,300 RPM
  • 14 Washing Programs
  • 5 Temperature Settings (All Cold Rinses)

Stylish Design

  • Upfront Electronic Control Panel with Dual LED Display and Dial-A-Cycle™
  • Chrome Square Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover
  • Extra Wide Door Opening
  • Stackable with Matching Dryer (Stacking Kit Sold Separately)
  • Optional Matching Drawer Pedestal

Innovations

  • TurboWash™ Technology
  • Steam Technology
  • AAFA Certified Allergiene™ Cycle
  • NSF Certified Sanitary Cycle
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • 6Motion™ Technology
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • Magnet Ventilation
  • ENERGY STAR Most Efficient 2012
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • SenseClean™
  • Delay Wash (Up to 19 Hours)
  • 10° TilTub

Specifications:

Capacity

  • Capacity: 4.3 cu. ft.

Appearance

  • Design Look: Front Control
  • Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display
  • Dial-A-Cycle™

Wash Programs

  • No. of Programs: 14
  • Wash Programs: Cotton/Normal, Bulky/Large, Perm. Press, Delicates, Hand Wash/Wool, Speed Wash, Tub Clean, Sanitary, Allergiene™, Heavy Duty, Bright Whites™, Towels, Drain+Spin, Small Load
  • No. of Options: 11
  • Options: Prewash, Rinse+Spin, Delay Wash, Custom Program, Extra Rinse, Child Lock, ColdWash™, Signal On/Off, Steam, FreshCare™, TurboWash™, Drum Light
  • No. of Wash/Rinse Temps: Extra Hot, Hot, Warm, Cold, Tap Cold (All Cold Rinses)
  • Spin Speeds: Extra High (1,300 max.), High, Medium, Low, No Spin
  • No. of Water Levels: Automatically adjusts to the size of load
  • No. of Soil Levels: 5

Fabric Care

  • TurboWash™
  • Steam
  • ColdWash™ Option
  • Allergiene™ Cycle
  • SenseClean™ System

Convenience

  • 4 Tray Dispenser: Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
  • TrueBalance™ Anti-Vibration System
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • LoadSense
  • Status Indicator(s)
  • End of Cycle Signal
  • Child Lock
  • Auto Suds Removal
  • Forced Drain System
  • Internal Water Heater
  • LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation
  • Leveling Legs: 4 Adjustable Legs
  • Easy Loading TilTub™

Motor and Agitator

  • Motor Type: Direct Drive Motor
  • Motor Speed: Variable
  • Max RPM: 1,300
  • Axis: Horizontal

Materials

  • NeveRust™ Stainless Steel Drum
  • Cabinet: PCM
  • Control Panel: Plastic
  • Top Plate: Painted
  • Transparent Glass Door
  • Door Rim: Large Square Chrome Rimmed Glass Door with Dark Blue Tinted Cover

Power Sources

  • Ratings: UL Listed
  • Electrical Requirements: 120V, 10 Amps
  • Type: Electric

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 38-11/16"
  • Width: 27"
  • Depth: 29-3/4"
  • Depth With Door Open: 51"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit: 200.8 lbs
  • Shipping: 216 lbs

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    • 1 Year Parts and Labor
    • 10 Years Motor
    • Lifetime on Drum
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Load TypeFront Loading
SteamYes
ColorGraphite Steel
Capacity (cu. ft.)4.3
Height (inches)38.68
Width (inches)27
Depth (inches)29.75
Depth with Door Open51
DispensersPrewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
Control TypeElectronic
End-Of-Cycle SignalYes
Internal Water HeaterNo
Temperatures Settings5
Wash Cycles14
Reversible DoorNo
Spin Speed (RPM)1300
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
Voltage120 V
  

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer
 
4.8

(based on 89 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (81)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (1)

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    (2)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Performance (74)
  • Easy to use (65)
  • Features/settings (63)
  • Quality (55)
  • Style/design (43)

Cons

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Best Uses

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

All around best machine, both washer and dryer

I bought washer and dryer, it is easy to use, great settings for all different washes, enjoying every time I use (use it much much less than the top load, electricity and...Read complete review

I bought washer and dryer, it is easy to use, great settings for all different washes, enjoying every time I use (use it much much less than the top load, electricity and water bill lowered), quiet machines (in beginning kept on going back to use if machines are working), very happy with all the options that is has, can over-ride the machine if I want water colder or hotter, spin lower or higher, extra rinse if I need to (used extra rinse in top load), door locks when it starts washing (cannot open while in use), used the dryer steam to clean all the stuff animals (Wow). Now the kids want to do laundry, an Amazing product. It's worth the money.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Leaks badly when washing towels

We have had our WM4070HVA washer for about 6 months. Within the first week, our washer started leaking sudsy water when processing towels (i.e., during the rinse cycle). The leak would...Read complete review

We have had our WM4070HVA washer for about 6 months. Within the first week, our washer started leaking sudsy water when processing towels (i.e., during the rinse cycle). The leak would occur from an overflow port in the rear. The overflow port is under the hot and cold water connections. An LG service technician reviewed our unit. He replaced a check-valve behind the overflow port. Odd, given that this unit was brand new. But he was trying to cover all possible root causes. He also told us to reduce the amount of detergent we use. In response, we reduced the amount of detergent we use. The problem still persisted. Then, we changed detergent brands but maintained the reduced amount of detergent. The problem still persisted. We called LG Service which sent a second LG technician. The LG technician said we needed to reduce the amount of detergent we use. In light of our efforts, his recommendation was ridiculous. Above the detergent tray, LG has placed a sticker that reads, "Designed specifically for HE detergent". We use HE liquid detergent. The detergent tray is marked with graduated lines that correspond to "Normal" and "Maximum" size loads. We never exceed the lowest graduation mark for "Normal", and often use detergent levels below this mark. Note that the lowest graduation mark for "Normal" is the lowest mark on the tray scale. My wife and I have tried manually to determine the proper amount of detergent for towels. But because the WM4070HVA changes the water amount based on the weight of the towels, any "experiments" we run are hit-or-miss. Of course, if we use too little detergent, the towels are not properly cleaned. WM4070HVA is, unfortunately, poorly designed. First, the graduated lines should be useful for all load cycles. That includes the "Towel" cycle. Second, the overflow system and its associated components should be more robust to various detergent concentrations. If LG specifies a "Normal" graduation in the detergent tray, then the overflow system should be able to handle that when towels are washed. Period. The design problem with the WM4070HVA is simple: It weighs loads to determine the proper amount of water, but then does nothing to determine the matching amount of detergent. The user is left to figure it out. Unfortunately, it is virtually impossible to know the amount of water added into the drum - especially since the water is added after the cycle starts and the door locks! WM4070HVA is an expensive washer. At this price level, LG should have incorporated an automatic dispensing system. The system would work as follows: [1] The unit weighs the load to determine the proper amount of water, [2] The dispensing system determines the proper amount of detergent, based on the cycle selected and the amount of water, [3] The water is dispensed into the drum and the drum starts agitating the load, [4] The dispensing system removes the appropriate amount of detergent from a detergent reservoir, [5] The dispensing system dilutes the detergent with a predetermined amount of water. The predetermined amount of water takes into account the water already in the drum. [6] The dispensing system adds the diluted detergent into the drum while the load is being agitated. In this design, the user only needs to check the reservoir to make sure it is full of detergent.

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5.0

This product is great

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from Davenport, IA, USA

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      Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

      The washer is great! It's efficient, quiet, and does a great job!

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      5.0

      LOVE THIS WASHER

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      from OHIO

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          Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

          This washer is the best one yet. After having owned a number of top rated washers this LG far surpasses all others in terms of quality and features.

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          5.0

          LG has it right with this washer!

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          from Massachusetts, USA

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              Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

              An excellent washer overall quiet,fast and efficient perfect for families, large capacity makes for less loads without sacrificing wash quality

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              5.0

              Love this washer!

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              from Boyertown, PA 19512, USA

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                  Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                  I love my washer! I have limited space but I was able to get this washer and the matching dryer with a stacking kit to fit my space with room to spare. It is so quiet we got up several times in the beginning to see if it was still running. And with having a king sized bed I needed the capacity to wash my bed coverings. Thanks LG!

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                  5.0

                  Love the excellence in this front load washer

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                  from Sidney, MI 48885, USA

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                      Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                      This is the best washer I have ever owned. It is beyond efficient and looks amazing. Love the tune it plays when the wash is done. All around excellent product.

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                      4.0

                      Great Machine

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                      from Roseville, Ca

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                          Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                          Very impressed with this unit. It is bit nosey at times but does a great job washing clothes

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                          5.0

                          It does everything!

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                          Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                          I am very pleased with this washer. The wash cycle is fast and my clothes are just as clean as they have been with longer cycle washers. The spin at the end of the cycle is very good, and all excess water is out of my clothes. I didn't know clothes could be spun well.

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                          5.0

                          Really loving our new washer!

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                          from Lolo, Montana

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                              Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                              We did quite a bit of research for a new washer/dryer and settled on LG due to it's high reviews and rankings. This washer has not disappointed at all--love the size, which is great for our big family, and love how quiet it is. We have a second-floor laundry room, so noise and vibration was a concern--and a significant reason we were replacing our old set. So far, we can't even tell this machine is on when we're on the floor below it--very quiet and NO vibration, even when it's spinning...

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                              5.0

                              Looks awesome

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                              from Tyrone, PA

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                                  Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                                  Doesn't go off balance. Quiet. Saves a ton of water

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                                  5.0

                                  Love the great features

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                                  from Houston, TX, USA

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                                      Comments about LG White TurboWash Front Load Washer:

                                      So far, it is the best front load washer I've purchased. Love the special features and I would highly recommend the brand.

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