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2.3 cu. ft. White Compact All-in-One Front Load Washer and Electric Ventless Dryer Combo

  • SenseClean sets water level & wash cycle for optimal cleaning
  • 10 washing machine cycles handle a wide range of fabric types
  • Space saving washer & dryer combo does not require external vent
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LG's 24 in. all-in-one washer and dryer combo does it all in just one machine. It's great for those who want to be able to do laundry at home but do not have an external venting source which conventional dryers require. Perfect for homes, apartments, businesses and vacation homes where space is valuable.
  • Large capacity 2.3 cu. ft. tub lets you do more laundry in fewer loads that’s time saved and sore backs avoided
  • Upfront electronic control panel with LED display and dial-a-cycle with a smooth-turning selector knob for easy cycle selection
  • SenseClean wash system automatically sets water level and wash cycle time according to load weight and size for optimal washing results
  • 9 Wash cycles including delicate, buy/large and permanent press offer versatile cleaning options for a variety of fabric types, the NSF certified sanitary cycle heats water up to 158°F to remove the toughest stains and bacteria
  • 5 spin speed options let you adjust the spin speed to match the garments being washed; 5 wash/rinse temperatures to provide better performance
  • Washer automatically adjusts the water level, to save the money and guess work
  • Delay start option up to 19-hours will start the washer at a preprogrammed time
  • Compact washer and dryer combo is perfect for apartments, condos or small spaces with just 24 in. in width, It's the perfect fit for your lifestyle
  • Fabric softener and detergent dispensers automatically add wash aids to the cycle at the appropriate time, saving multiple trips to the laundry room
  • 7 Drying cycles including speed dry and cotton/normal to provide flexible drying; dry times will vary depending on load type and size and may take significantly longer than conventional dryers
  • Ventless Condensing Drying System - dry your clothes without any need for external venting and now you can enjoy the value and quality of an LG washer even if you have limited space
  • With quiet dryer operation, LG's LoDecibel quiet operation, chances are you will never even notice when the dryer is running
  • Control lock prevents unsupervised use of the washer and dryer
  • All-in-one design combines a washer and dryer into a compact package to take up minimal floor space
  • The Home Depot will not hook up your washer with used fill hoses; new fill hoses will be offered during appliance checkout
  • Inverter DirectDrive motor is backed by 10-years limited warranty
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  • Choosing the FreshCare option periodically tumbles your clean laundry every few minutes; so even if your clothes sit in the drum for hours, they will be clean and fresh, as if the cycle just ended
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Specifications

Dimensions

Capacity - Washer (cu. ft.)
2.3
Depth With Door Open 90 Degrees (In)
45
Door Opening Height (In.)
12
Door Opening Width (In.)
12
Product Depth (in.)
25.25
Product Height (in.)
33.5
Product Width (in.)
24

Details

Amperage (amps)
10
Appliance Type
Washer & Dryer Combo
Capacity - Dryer (cu. ft.)
2.3
Color/Finish
White
Color/Finish Family
White
Control Type
Electro-Mechanical
Door Material
Glass
Door Style
Left Swing
Dry Cycles
Auto Dry,Damp Dry,Permanent Press
Dryer Door Style
Right Swing
Dryer Features
Damp Alert,Digital Cycle Countdown,Door Window,Front Control,Moisture Sensor,Sensor Dry,Timed Dry
Energy Consumption (kWh/year)
120
Energy Efficiency Tier Rating
Tier I
Exhaust Vent Location
Back
Fuel Type
Electric
Included
Hoses,Power Cord
Lint Filter Location
Front
Maximum Spin Speed (RPM)
1400
Number of Drying Cycles
4
Number of Drying Temperatures
4
Number of Rinse Cycles
3
Number of Rinse Temperatures
1
Number of Wash Cycles
14
Number of Wash Speeds
5
Number of Wash Temperatures
5
Product Weight (lb.)
156.5 lb
Returnable
Non-Returnable
Steam Function
No Steam
Tub/Drum Material
Stainless Steel Drum
Vent Type
Ventless
Voltage (volts)
120
Wash Cycles
Cotton,Delicates,Extra Rinse,Handwashable,Heavy Duty,Permanent Press,Prewash,Speed Wash,Tub Clean
Washer Dispensers
Bleach,Fabric Softener,Prewash Detergent
Washer Features
Add Garment (pause),Advanced Vibration Control,Control Lock,Cycle Status Indicator,Delay Start,Door Window,End-Of-Cycle Signal,Front Control,High-Efficiency Detergent Required,Water Heater

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
CSA Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Direct Drive Motor, Lifetime on Stainless Steel Drum

Questions & Answers

399Questions20Answers

Where can I find a technician to service this washer. My unit is in Kirkland downtown.

Asked by thiam May 5, 2021
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https://www.lg.com/us/support/find-service-center Hope this helps!!! Good luck!!!

soits a washer and dryer all in one unit???

Asked by Howa April 26, 2021
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This is a washer/dryer combo machine. Yes, it does both wash and dry.

When can I pick this up

Asked by Curious April 16, 2021
2
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I had to get mine delivered, there was no in store pick up in my area.

Does it need a special outlet?

Asked by Eddie April 16, 2021
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It runs on standard house current. I have mine in the kitchen plugged into the wall outlet. As long as you have hot and cold hookups and waste pipe you should be okay. I would suggest you put vibration pads under the feet though - it vibrates more than a dishwasher when it goes into spin cycle.

What are the average yearly operating cost?

Asked by HomesteadMom March 24, 2021
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Answer

You should ask LG for this data.

Where can I get the manuals for this?

Asked by Jeff March 22, 2021
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Contact LG for a manual

Where is the plug located? And how long is the cord? Thank you.

Asked by Cyndy March 19, 2021
2
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Located in the back toward the top

Can this machine fit a queen size comforter?

Asked by Karly March 17, 2021
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Yes, it will wash a queen comforter with no problem. When you dry it, you will have to take it out a time or two and reposition it so it will dry more evenly. Hope this helps

Does LG have an all in one where the dryer can be vented?

Asked by Markito March 9, 2021
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There is no need to "vent" this machine since the moisture goes out the waste pipe. Combo machines work completely differently than conventional machines.

I am looking for a washer that is easy to winter-ize. What is the "Forced Drain System" feature do? Also, what is the little access door on the lower right corner for? Is this an easy access drain?

Asked by NorthCountry March 7, 2021
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Under 'Long-Term Storage' in the 'Care in Cold Climate' on page 29 of the owner's manual for the LG 2.3 cu.ft. Compact All-In-One Washer/Dryer, Model # WM3488HW, there are explicit instructions for storing the washer for an extended period where it might be exposed to freezing temperatures that include adding 1 gallon (3.8 L) of nontoxic recreational vehicle (RV) antifreeze to the empty washer tub. (DO NOT use automotive anti-freeze). The Forced Drain System for the washer refers to the pump which is actually two separate pumps in one: The bottom half of the pump is hooked up to the drain line, while the top half recirculates the wash water. The motor that drives the pump can reverse direction. It spins one way when the washer is running a wash cycle and recirculating the water, and it spins the other way when the washer is doing a spin cycle and draining the water. The "little access door on the lower right corner" of the unit is the access door for the drain pump filter as noted...^IFV

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Customer Reviews

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  • 74% recommend this product
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LOVE LOVE LOVE! My boyfriend and I recently purchased a small condo in the city and needed a laun...
LOVE LOVE LOVE! My boyfriend and I recently purchased a small condo in the city and needed a laundry unit. After researching I decided to purchase a 2 in 1 ventless unit. The price is great, delivery was smooth, and install is easy. You can select multiple different wash cycles, run a wash & dry cycle which time will vary depending on how much you load the tub, and dry only option. The clothes are slightly damp when the dry cycle is complete if it is packed over too much, but if you pack 2/3 full they'll come out very dry & hot! We also got the 5 year warranty which I would recommend to anyone on any appliance!
by Denver2017
Time gobbler but works great
I bought this thinking I would eventually buy a tiny house and use it in kitchen. It’s been in my 1 bedroom apartment for 4 years and worked great until about two weeks ago when the fe error code popped up and flooded my kitchen.. I was shocked at all the water. Needless to say was an easy fix and everything is working like new again. I use to put in a load and forget it and now after flood am a little paranoid... it is a really nice machine. My only regret was not getting the bigger size capacity. I do wash thin duvet covers alone and it works great. For a single person this is amazing and simple. For a couple could still work. I wash a lot of my dogs blankets in here with no issues. I was my bed linens every week in it. My towels also. No issues and everything always comes out nice and dry and wrinkle free
by Dcrow1970
Vibrates/Loud
I’ve only had this product for 58hrs, my first load worked amazingly within the first 24hrs of it being installed. The HD team who delivered and installed my W/D did a wonderful job, they removed the shipping bolts and made it clear I needed to hold onto them, also explained the appliance in detail for me. All was great until tonight, 54hrs after installation. The shaking/vibrations is out of control. I even took my level out to see if the shaking/vibrating was due to my stackable not being leveled, that’s not the issue. I paused the washer to rearrange my clothes, still not the issue. I also checked my floor, it’s leveled. I’m running out of ideas! I hope the manufacturer will have options for me, suggestions when I call back tomorrow. I REALLY want this to work out, have an answer and solution to the vibration/shaking.
by DesKnw
1 person found this helpful
W/D Combo
I am so old waded with this washer and dryer combo! Yes it may take a bit more time to dry but the manual explains that you have to take half of the wash load to dry. This is exactly what I needed. I live in an apartment. It is just my daughter and I so we manage with this combo machine. I literally set it and forget it! I adjust the dry time so my load can dry afterwards. I would leave it unattended though b/c the steam from the wash will need to escape the machine. All in all, this is the greatest thing for a single mother
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[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I bought this machine a 2weeks ago. I'm very happy.
by Dogdash
Great product
I purchased this washer/dryer 4 years ago and can't say enough good things about it. I LOVE my machine!! It is exactly right for my needs. Small space, washing AND drying capability. Perfect during the pandemic when we are legislated to "stay home". I am extremely disappointed to see a DISCONTINUED note on this product.
by Larysa
Worst product ever made 0 stars we own 100 units
I am a maintenance supervisor for a property management company and we have over 100 of these machines, in order to remove lint from inside the machine the unit needs to be taken completely apart 2 to 3 times a year, also the drying compacity is half of the wash compacity so residents need to remove half their laundry to dry their clothing. Also the drain pumps will break when lint or object get caught in it. In 3 years we have replaced 20 drain pumps out of the 100 units. we usually have to make 3 to 4 trips a year to an apartment for this unit not drying or issues with the units. There is a filter on the front of the machine that can be pulled out but most of the time it doesn't collect very much but the machine blower and other compartments and completely filled. Honestly this machine is giving LG a bad name, and I have a hard time believing the 5 star reviews when I could give hundreds of reviews from our residents that would be all 1 star reviews, we have had people leave our apartments and attempt to sue us for not providing adequate washing machines to break their leases. I work on a lot of appliances ranging from all brands and types and this machine never should have been developed.
by James Dean
Response from LGE Social MediaFeb 24, 2021
We hate to hear that you experienced a problem with your unit. Your feedback is especially important to us and your concerns will be shared with our marketing and product teams. We work continuously to improve the quality of our products and anticipate market demands that drive customer satisfaction. If you have questions or further concerns, please reach out to our support team on Twitter via @LGUSSupport or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LGUSA/. We apologize for the inconvenience and frustration caused. ^Daphane
I love this machine. It actually holds a good amount of laundry. Some reviews say it makes your c...
I love this machine. It actually holds a good amount of laundry. Some reviews say it makes your clothes wrinkled. There are some materials that this happens to, but if you take the clothes out after they are done it takes care of the issue. I love being able to put in a load and leave. I also can wash and hang a load on the line if I don’t want to use the dry cycle. It also saves room in our bathroom. We were able to save energy in our cabin using this machine so that we could hook up a full size kitchen stove. Love, love, love it!
by HomeDepotCustomer
33 people found this helpful
We have only used the washer function a few times. Put it in our RV closet where it was a bit to...
We have only used the washer function a few times. Put it in our RV closet where it was a bit too deep, so had to fur out the closet door a couple inches. Clothing is almost dry after just washing, the thing spins out so much water. Just hang up and they are dry in minutes! Used dryer once for a sheet and it worked fine. Much faster than we thought after hearing horrible stories about other all in one machines.! Have not yet used all its features. Can't wait. It does shake the unit a bit when first getting started on a spin, but we expected that. What's nice is when it's spinning faster, the shaking goes away. Wish it was a bit less deep.
by Cutter
3 people found this helpful
I've only had this unit for a few weeks but...
I've only had this unit for a few weeks but I love it already. I moved into a small condo that did not have a washer/dryer, let alone room for one. However when updating the kitchen I installed the all in one LG unit in the location of the old dishwasher. It has a ton of wash\dry features, but I only have used the Wash\Dry setting. This way the unit will wash and dry during the same cycle. However, I've notice with an hour still on the timing, I pause the unit and the clothes are actually already dry. That said I would not set the machine and leave the house. I'd feel comfortable doing that if I was only using a wash cycle but not both. It's quiet with a 10 year warranty what's not to like.
by vwbugone
6 people found this helpful
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