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Washing machines

LG WM3070H[W]A
 
Approximate retail price:
$900
Summary: This LG Front-loader washing machine has
• Auto temp. control
• Auto detergent dispenser
• Auto fabric softener dispenser
• End of cycle signal
• Rotary dial
• Push button
• Stainless-steel tub
• Stackable
• Manufacturer recommends low-sudsing detergent.
• Comes with a 1 year warranty.
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User Reviews

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
It worked well while it lasted
9/8/2014
Pros
Adjustable Settings
Clean Clothes Well
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Breaks Down
Best Uses
Everyday Clothes
Comment:
The washer performed well and it was quiet. After a year of usage, the power was completely down. LG technician came and changed two boards then it worked. However with load, the problem reoccurred. Luckily, LG extended the warranty and covered the repair.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(30 of 31 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Worth it's CR rating of Best Buy
11/14/2013
Pros
Adjustable Settings
Clean Clothes Well
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Installed on concrete flooring, this machine is so quiet I can't hear it outside the laundry room. No vibrations during spin cycle, but that may be due to concrete flooring. No leak under the door as with my previous Whirlpool model.<br />Absolutely no problems or quirks yet. <br />Purchased for $100 less than shown on ratings list, and also qualified for $50 rebate from local power utility.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(79 of 79 customers found this review helpful)
 
4.0
Happy with this washer
10/12/2013
Pros
Adjustable Settings
Clean Clothes Well
Energy Efficient
Large Capacity
Quiet
Spins Clothes Dry
Cons
Best Uses
Delicates
Everyday Clothes
Comment:
In our house this gets used everyday. I am happy with the washer. I can do big loads and it also does delicates well. The cycle for sweaters is good. I do expensive cashmere sweaters and they are never ruined (people, don't freak out, it's perfectly OK to wash cashmere. But for goodness sakes never put cashmere in the dryer.)<br /><br />The CR report says 85 minutes cycle length, but that is not giving enough information because the length of cycle time varies depending on the cycle and settings you select. A cold (or hot) wash with 1 extra rinse is about 1 hour and 10 minutes. A Turbowash with extra rinse is about 50 minutes. A Turbowash without extra rinse is only 30 minutes.<br /><br />If you level the machine perfectly, it does not vibrate wildly, nor does it walk and it is quiet.<br /><br />Must use HE detergent! Regular will suds too much and will leak out the tiny air vent on the back of the machine. This is well documented (do some google searches). The proper amount of HE detergent is only 2 tablespoons (again, well documented online). To be clear, 2 tablespoons is less than the detergent trays max mark. If you use the max mark as your guide, you will run the risk of seeing the watery, suds leaking out the air vent in the back and you'll see a puddle and you'll freak out and think you new washer is broken. Really, use just 2 tablespoons of HE detergent and all will be well.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The LG WM3070H[W]A is part of the Washing machines test program at Consumer Reports. The LG WM3070H[W]A Washing machines features and specs include Energy star, Stainless-steel tub, Auto bleach dispenser, Auto temp. control. In our lab tests, Washing machines models like the LG WM3070H[W]A are reviewed on Energy efficiency, Gentleness, Cycle time (min.), Capacity, Vibration, Noise, Overall score, Washing performance, Water efficiency. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the LG WM3070H[W]A based on personal experience. The user reviews of the LG WM3070H[W]A include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the LG WM3070H[W]A.
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