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The compact LG Sidekick? is specially designed for your small, custom-care laundry loads. So you can clean three days of sweat-laden spin class gear now rather than waiting for a full load in your regular washer.
Magnetic Remote Control
Grab the multi-function remote control to start, stop or select a cycle on your LG Sidekick? washer from the comfort of your favorite chair. Plus, it's magnetic, so you can attach it to the side of your washer, dryer or other metal surface to ensure it doesn't get lost in the daily shuffle.
With special cycles for Intimates, Hand Wash and Active Wear, each setting is designed to deliver a thorough clean and proper fabric care for items you prefer to wash separately. There's even a convenient TubClean Cycle to keep your LG SideKick? fresh, clean and in tip-top condition.
Normal, Intimates, Hand Wash, Active Wear, Rinse + Spin, Tub Clean
No. of Options
Warm Water, Extra Rinse, Child Lock
Auto Suds Removal
End of Cycle Signal
Forced Drain System
4 Adjustable Legs
SmartRinse? Jet Spray System
MOTOR AND AGITATOR
Direct Drive Motor
MATERIALS AND FINISHES
Black Stainless Steel (K)
Transparent Tinted Glass
Plastic / Chrome
NeveRust? Stainless Steel Drum
120V, 5 Amps
Magnetic Remote Control
30 7/8" x 16 13/16" x 33 1/16"
29" x 14 1/8" x 30 7/8" (50 9/16 with drawer open)
105 lbs / 115 lbs
1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum
What people are saying
Rated 1 out of
Doesn't work wellI have had the sidekick washer since October and am very dissappointed with it. It sticks mid-wash and we have had water all over our laundry room floor after every wash. The fix is to get behind the washer and unplug it and that "resets" it. The problem is the tub is still full of water. I wish that it worked because I have a lot of items that I want to wash in a small load. Don't recommend the sidekick at all.
I love the mega machine itself so this is just referring to the sidekick.
Date published: 2020-01-06
Rated 5 out of
SO-SOWe only used it a few times but we like it ,so far. It seems to work well. They say it can hold 5 bath towels & maybe you could stuff them in there but I don't think they'd get clean. This washer is very small. My wife uses it for panties & bras. I think it should also have Wi-Fi, especially considering the price & its "Signature" branding.
Date published: 2019-11-17
Rated 5 out of
Pleasantly surprisedI wasn't sure how much use this little washer would get, but it has turned into a great addition to our laundry room. We use this little washer almost as much as the full size one. Its great for all the little extras that happen around our house full of kids and dogs.
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Can I stack a sidekick washer, washer and dryer altogether?
Asked by: Ronnie725
The LG SIGNATURE 1.0 cu. ft. LG SideKick™ Pedestal Washer, Model # WD205CK cannot be installed under a stacked washer and dryer. That is too much weight for it to support...^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2018-01-25
What is the difference between this sidekick and the normal black stainless steel one?
Asked by: spagetti guy
The WD205CK comes with the Magnetic Remote and was designed specifically to fit the LG SIGNATURE units. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-12-29
Can I put this under a dryer
Asked by: Hello1
only if you have a top load machine.
Answered by: spagetti guy
Date published: 2019-02-09
Will the sidekick work without being attached to the washing machine? I would like to put it in my kitchen to wash things.
Asked by: Arnissa
put the power interlock bracket over the stacking switch and use the two black screws to secure it. then remove shipping materials and screw down the top cover. install drain and water hoses and then it can be used without a front loader.
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Take care of multiple loads at once—without having to flex too much muscle! LG’s TWINWash? double washer system is 2 washers in 1, so tackling two loads of laundry at the same time is no big deal anymore. The front-loading washer takes care of the big jobs, while the LG SideKick? is ready down below to take on those extra little loads. It’s not only sleek and efficient, the LG SideKick? also doubles as pedestal to raise your front-loading washer—making laundry time a little easier on your back. Plus, if you already have an LG front load washer that’s 2009 or newer, the LG SideKick? is compatible! You’ll enjoy all of LG’s innovative and flexible washing features like TurboWash?, which saves 30 minutes on larger loads, Steam technology that deeply penetrates fabrics for gentle cleaning power, and an easy-to-fill detergent tray that’s also easy on the eyes—making it the ultimate TWINWash? bundle. Doing laundry just got easier and more efficient, helping you get more clothes cleaner in less time. Discover the true meaning of flexible washers with the LG SideKick? and LG TWINWash? dual washer system. Plus, be sure to check out all of our innovative, sleek and functional home appliances, including the complete line of laundry solutions, state-of-the-art kitchen appliances and other home products designed to make life good.