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4.0 | 8 Reviews

4.5 cu. ft. Ultra Large Smart wi-fi Enabled Front Load Washer

LG WM3500CW

Features

  • 4.5 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • SmartThinQ® Technology
  • LG SideKick Compatible
  • 6Motion Technology

Quick Specs

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric
  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 39"
  • Depth: 30.25"
  • Energy Star Rated: No

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Get it All Done In Less Time

Ultra-large capacity (4.5 cu.ft.) means you have the room to do more laundry in fewer loads.


Think you can't do laundry on the go" Think Again.

Expand the limits of your laundry room with the LG SmartThinQ® app. Select a cycle, start or stop the wash and get notifications about when your laundry will be done, all from your smartphone. It even works with the Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, so you can manage your laundry with simple voice commands.


For Small Loads that Can't Wait

Whether it's your kids' favorite shirt, yoga pants or a school uniform, washing a full load seems wasteful for just a few pieces. Now you can wash small loads that just can't wait with the LG SideKick Pedestal Washer or wash two loads at once to save time.


A Smarter Way to Wash

6Motion Technology uses up to 6 different wash motions to provide a smart cleaning experience that is gentle on clothes and maximizes washing performance.


Easily Maintain & Keep Fresh

TubClean Cycle is designed for easy, periodic maintenance to keep your washer fresh. The cycle uses water jets and intense heat (up to 149 degrees) to sterilize the tub and help keep your high-performing washer in tip-top condition.


Here to help

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 smartphone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

Features

  • 4.5 cu. ft. Ultra Large Capacity
  • SmartThinQ® Technology
  • LG SideKick Compatible
  • 6Motion Technology
  • TubClean Cycle
  • SmartDiagnosis
SUMMARY
Design Style Front Loader
CAPACITY
Capacity 4.5 cu. ft.
APPEARANCE
Intelligent Electronic Controls with Dual LED Display Yes
Hard Buttons Yes
Touch Buttons Yes
Dial-A-Cycle Yes
ENERGY
ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient 2018 Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
CEE Tier Rating 2
IMEF 2.92
IWF 3.2
WASH PROGRAMS
No. of Programs 10
Wash Programs Normal, Perm. Press, Heavy Duty, Delicates, Towels, Speed Wash, Bedding, Tub Clean, Whites, Downloaded
No. of Options 11
Options Fresh Care, Prewash, Remote Start, Delay Wash, wi-fi, Add Garments, ColdWash, Water Plus, Extra Rinse, Rinse+Spin, Child Lock
No. of Wash/Rinse Temps 3
Wash/Rinse Temps Hot, Warm, Cold
No. of Spin Speeds 3
Spin Speeds High, Medium, Low
No. of Water Levels Load Sensing
No. of Soil Levels 3
FABRIC CARE FEATURES
ColdWash Option Yes
SenseClean System Yes
CONVENIENCE FEATURES
TrueBalance Anti-Vibration System Yes
4 Tray Dispenser Prewash, Main Wash (with liquid detergent cup), Bleach, Fabric Softener
LoDecibel Quiet Operation Yes
End of Cycle Signal Yes
LoadSense Yes
Child Lock Yes
Auto Suds Removal Yes
Leveling Legs 4 Adjustable Legs
Easy Loading TilTub Yes
SMARTTHINQ® TECHNOLOGY
SmartDiagnosis Yes
wi-fi Enabled Yes
Voice Activation Yes
Works with Google Assistant
Check Remaining Time and Cycle Yes
Remote Start On/Off Yes
Cycle Monitoring and Notification Yes
Energy Monitoring Yes
Laundry Starts Yes
MOTOR
Motor Type Inverter Direct Drive Motor
Max RPM 1,300
Axis Horizontal
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
NeveRust Stainless Steel Drum Yes
Cabinet PCM
Control Panel Plastic
Top Plate Painted
Door / Rim Glass/Silver Spray
Door Cover Clear Round Cover
All Available Colors White (W)
POWER SOURCE
Ratings UL Listed
Electrical Requirements 120V, 10 Amps
Type Electric
OPTIONS/ACCESSORIES
Pedestal WDP4W
Pedestal (WxHxD) 27 x 14 1/8 x 30 3/4 (50 9/16 D with door open)
LG Sidekick Pedestal Washer WD100CW
LG Sidekick Pedestal Washer (WxHxD) 27 x 14 1/8 x 30 3/4 (50 9/16 D with door open)
Stacking Kit KSTK1
DIMENSIONS
Product (WxHxD) 27" x 39" x 30 1/4"
Depth with Door Open (55" D with door open)
Carton (WxHxD) 29 23/32" x 41 27/32" x 31 17/32"
Weight (Product/Carton) 169.2 / 218.2 lbs
LIMITED WARRANTY
Parts and Labor 1 Year
Direct Drive Motor 10 Years
Drum Limited Lifetime
UPC CODES
UPC 048231024990

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Washer
  • Style: Front Loading
  • Fuel: Electric

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 27"
  • Height: 39"
  • Depth: 30.25"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

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4.0 out of 5

50% of reviewers recommend this product.

Newest model a disappointment

hfrederick 10/15/2018

I loved the 2015 and 2017 versions of this washer and dryer which I used in rentals but the 2018 model we purchased for our new home is a big step backwards. The controls are almost impossible to see compared to the buttons of the previous two models. Instead of a light tap to get the settings you want you have to push hard on what you hope is the right place on the screen and hold it for 3 seconds etc. The washer and dryer have pre-set modes that dont allow the user to change them. This model is all about the industrial designer team and doesnt take the consumer into account at all. Very disappointing to have a great machine that was the best washer Ive ever used now over-designed and focused on a smart app that is just plain silly. I cant believe Im stuck with this when I thought I was ordering something else.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Good Washer

emkay 10/13/2018

The washer is quiet and gives many washing options. My clothes feel and smell better. It has a whimsical little tune it plays when the cycle is complete. Ive only owned this washer a few weeks so good so far.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Love the various wash cycles

cassie12 10/6/2018

I love this washer with the many wash cycles since I live alone and dont need long wash cycles.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Good advertising

Frank K 10/2/2018

Doing our research we thought this was the best product to purchase. We are disappointed in several areas. The display is black very hard to see when selecting the desired settings. The Machine has missed the rinse spin cycle during the wash cycle on one occasion we have used the machine 5 times we had to figure out how to make the rince spin cycle word. Disappointing. It would be nice if the setting we use would remain the same now we have to reset the setting every time we use the machine. We have another front end loader washing machine it is much easier to operate. We have hade had the machine for 10 years it has never missed a rinse cycle.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Love the machine - hate the controls

Amy S 9/23/2018

We own an LG front-load washer bought in 2010 and love it. So naturally when we needed to replace a failing washer in our second home we went to look at LG front-loaders but had no need for lots of bells and whistles. Unfortunately the best candidate machine on display in late July had been discontinued. This model WM3500CW was presented as the equivalent replacement. Since it was a new model no reviews were yet available and we only got to see it after it was delivered and put into use. Unlike our previous LG this has quirks that REALLY bug me 1. The display is not back-lit so the bright white LED indicator lights make it virtually impossible to read the labels and descriptors. No joke. I have now put a flashlight next to the machine so I can read the display. 2. After a load is run there is a puddle of water that remains in the gasket/seal. I am not talking drips of water. I am talking a puddle. So I also have a towel nearby to wipe dry the gasket after every use. I dont have to do this on my older LG model. 3. If you want to create a custom set of settings to use regularly you can only do it via a phone app while your machine is connected to home wifi. For instance the default temperature setting on normal wash is warm. I prefer to use cold. That means I have to change the temp setting every time I run a normal load...using my flashlight. See #1. On the older model there is the ability to set up a custom setting manually on the machine. Once it is set up you press a single button and the custom setting is triggered. Possibly this is a feature is still available on more expensive models. I dont believe user friendly options should be replaced with connectivity options and touted as an improvement. And oh by the way we dont have wifi in our second home so could never use this smart feature anyhow. 4. I have experienced weird cycle time estimates. For instance the normal wash cycle is usually just under an hour...~56 min. But a few times the displayed estimated cycle time at the start is much longer 1.5+hrs. Nonetheless as the cycle proceeded it turned out to be more like the hour I would have expected. There are a lot of positives to the machine. Handles larger loads nicely and is far gentler on clothes than the top-load options. Im just very annoyed at LG that they appear to have cut corners to bring down the price point and removed features so they can market it as a connected machine.

No, I do not recommend this product

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Many Cycles

BonBon52 9/6/2018

LG washer is fabulous. It has so many cycle options as well as custom options. Our clothes fell cleaner and whiter.

Yes, I recommend this product

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Great washer but...

Dan from 8/28/2018

The washer works great but you cannot read the words on the control panel. There is no back lighting. I have to use a flashlight to see what modifications I want. Very poor design. It looks exactly like the picture completely black

No, I do not recommend this product

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Quiet and efficient machine

Deeanne 8/21/2018

Bought my washer recently and so far I am very pleased with its performance.

Yes, I recommend this product

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