Samsung DV456EWHDWR/AA User manual

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key features of your new
washer
1.Large Capacity
Even bulky garments and blankets get super clean. Samsung’s large capacity washer
provides the room clothes need for a more thorough, cleaner wash.
2.PowerJet™
PowerJet™ washes loads gently and more thoroughly than conventional top loaders.Faster
drum rotation and the absence of an agitator inside the machine help circulate foam more
evenly throughout all your clothes, while powerful water jets provide a thorough rinse.
3.Digital Inverter Motor
The power to handle anything! Our direct-drive inverter motor delivers power right to the
washer tub from a variable speed, reversible motor. The beltless direct-drive motor generates
a higher spin speed for more effective, quiet operation. The washer also has fewer moving
parts, meaning fewer repairs.
4.Mist Shower
A separate nozzle sprays water equally throughout the tub so that the rinse cycle is effective
even with a small amount of water.
5.Eco Plus
If you select this option, the water temperature is set to slightly lower than during the normal
wash course to save energy.
6.Eco Tub Clean
Clean your drum with one button! Eco Tub Clean is specially designed to remove detergent
residue and dirt bulidup in the tub, without the need for special chemical detergents.
7.My Cycle
This is a convenient function that enables you to save a frequently-used wash course. Once
this is set, you can do a wash simply by pressing the Power, My Cycle, and Start buttons in
sequence.
8.Smart Check™
Samsung’s Smart Check, an automatic error-monitoring system, detects and diagnoses
problems at an early stage and provides quick and easy solutions.
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safety information
Congratulations on your new Samsung Washer. This manual contains important
information on the installation, use, and care of your appliance. Please take time
to read this manual to take full advantage of your washer’s many benefits and
features.
What you need to know about safety instructions
Warnings and Important Safety Instructions in this manual do not cover all possible conditions and
situations that may occur. It is your responsibility to use common sense, caution, and care when installing,
maintaining, and operating your washer.
Important safety symbols and precautions
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean:
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in severe personal injury
or death.
WARNING
CAUTION
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or personal injury
when using your washer, follow these basic safety precautions:
Hazards or unsafe practices that may result in minor personal injury or
property damage.
Do NOT attempt.
Do NOT disassemble.
Do NOT touch.
Follow directions explicitly.
Unplug the power plug from the wall socket.
Make sure the machine is grounded to prevent electric shock.
Call the service center for help.
Note
These warning icons are here to prevent injury to you and others.
Please heed them explicitly.
After reading this section, keep it in a safe place for future reference.
Read all instructions before using the appliance.
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WARNING
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical,
sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been
given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for
their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
If the plug (power supply cord) is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its
service agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
This appliance should be positioned to be accessible to the power plug, the water supply
tabs and the drain pipes.
For washing machines with ventilation openings in the base, ensure that the opening is not
obstructed by carpet or any other obstacles.
Use the new hose-sets and old hose-sets should not be reused.
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WARNING
CRITICAL INSTALLATION WARNINGS
Plug the power cord into an AC 220-240 V / 50 Hz/wall socket rated at 15 amps or higher.
Use the socket for this appliance only. In addition, do not use an extension cord.
- Sharing a wall socket with other appliances, using a power strip, or extending the power
cord may result in electric shock or fire.
- Do not use an electric transformer. It may result in electric shock or fire.
- Ensure that the power voltage, frequency, and current match the product’s
specifications. Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Have this appliance installed by a qualified technician or service company.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion, problems with the
product, or injury.
Remove all foreign substances such as dust or water from the power plug terminals and
contact points using a dry cloth on a regular basis.
- Unplug the power plug and clean it with a dry cloth.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket in the right direction so that the cord runs towards
the floor.
- If you plug the power plug into the socket in the opposite direction, the electric wires
within the cable may be damaged and this may result in electric shock or fire.
This appliance must be properly grounded.
Do not ground the appliance to a gas pipe, plastic water pipe, or telephone line.
- Improper grounding may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion, or problems with the
product
- Never plug the power cord into a socket that is not grounded correctly. Make sure the
socket you use is grounded in accordance with local and national codes.
Do not install this appliance near a heater or inflammable material.
Do not install this appliance in a humid, oily, or dusty location, or in a location exposed to
direct sunlight or water (rain drops).
Do not install this appliance in a location where gas may leak.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
Plug the power plug into the wall socket firmly. Do not use a damaged power plug,
damaged power cord, or loose wall socket.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not pull or excessively bend the power cord.
Do not twist or tie the power cord.
Do not hook the power cord over a metal object, place a heavy object on the power cord,
insert the power cord between objects, or push the power cord into the space behind the
appliance.
- This may result in electric shock or fire.
Do not pull the power cord when unplugging the power plug.
- Unplug the power plug by holding the plug.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
If the power plug or power cord are damaged, contact your nearest service center.
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CAUTION
INSTALLATION CAUTIONS
Position the appliance so that the power plug is easily accessible.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire due to electric leakage.
Install your appliance on a level and hard floor that can support its weight.
- Failing to do so may result in abnormal vibrations, noise, or problems with the product.
Unplug the power plug when the appliance is not being used for long periods of time or
during a thunder/lightning storm.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
WARNING
CRITICAL USAGE WARNINGS
If the appliance is flooded, cut the power immediately and contact your nearest service
center.
If the appliance emits a strange noise, a burning smell, or smoke, unplug the power plug
immediately and contact your nearest service center.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
In the event of a gas leak (such as propane gas, LP gas, etc.), ventilate the area
immediately. Do not turn any appliance or light on or off.
- Do not use a ventilating fan.
- A spark may result in an explosion or fire.
Do not wash items contaminated with gasoline, kerosene, benzene, paint thinner, alcohol or
other flammable or explosive substances.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, or an explosion.
Do not force the washer lid open while the washer is operating (high-temperature washing/
drying/spinning).
- Water flowing out of the washer may cause burns or cause the floor to be slippery.
This may result in injury.
- Forcing the lid open can damage the product or cause injury.
Make sure to remove the packaging (sponge, styrofoam) attached to the bottom of the
washer before using it.
Do not insert your hand under the washer.
- This may result in injury.
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Do not touch the power plug with wet hands.
- This may result in electric shock.
Do not turn the appliance off by unplugging the power plug while the washer is in operation.
- Plugging the power plug into the wall socket again may cause a spark and result in
electric shock or fire.
Keep all packaging materials well out of the reach of children, as packaging materials can
be dangerous to children.
- If a child places a bag over its head, it may suffocate.
Do not let children or infirm persons use this washer unsupervised.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, burns or injury.
Do not insert your hand or a metal object under the washer while it is operating.
- This may result in injury.
Do not attempt to repair, disassemble, or modify the appliance yourself.
- Do not use any fuse (such as cooper, steel wire, etc.) other than the standard fuse.
- If you need to repair or reinstall the appliance, contact your nearest service center.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock, fire, problems with the product, or injury.
If any foreign substance such as water enters the appliance in any area other than the tub,
unplug the power plug and contact your nearest service center.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
If the water supply hose comes loose from the faucet and floods the appliance, unplug the
power plug.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
CAUTION
USAGE CAUTIONS
If the washer is contaminated by a foreign substance such as detergent, dirt, food waste,
etc., unplug the power plug and clean the washer using a damp, soft cloth.
- Failing to do so may result in discoloration, deformation, damage or rust.
The clear portion of the lid can be broken by a strong impact. Take care when using the
washer.
- If the clear portion is cracked or broken, it may result in injury.
After a water supply failure or when reconnecting the water supply hose, open the faucet
slowly.
Open the faucet slowly after a long period of non-use.
- The air pressure in the water supply hose or the water pipe may result in damage to a
part or in water leakage.
If a drain error occurs during an operation, check if there is a draining problem.
- If the washer is used when it is flooded because of a draining problem, it may result in
electric shock or fire due to electric leakage.
Do not insert your hand under the washer.
- This may result in injury.
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Insert the laundry into the washer completely so that laundry does not get caught in the lid.
- If laundry gets caught in the lid, it may result in damage to the laundry or the washer, or
result in water leakage.
Ensure that the faucet is turned off when the washer is not being used.
- Ensure that the water supply hose connectors are properly tightened.
- Failing to do so may result in property damage or injury.
Open the faucet and check if the water supply hose connector is firmly tightened and that
there is no water leaking before using the product.
- If the water supply hose connectors are loose, it may result in water leakage.
Do not stand on top of the appliance or place objects (such as laundry, lighted candles,
lighted cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal objects, etc.) on the appliance.
- This may result in electric shock, fire, problems with the product, or injury.
Do not operate the appliance with wet hands.
- This may result in electric shock.
Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide onto the surface of the appliance.
- As well as being harmful to humans, it may also result in electric shock, fire,or problems
with the product.
Do not place an object that generates a electromagnetic field near the washer.
- This may result in injury due to a malfunction.
Since the water drained during a high-temperature wash or drying cycle is hot, do not touch
the water.
- This may result in burns or injury.
Do not wash, spin, or dry water-proof seats, mats, or clothing*.
- Do not wash thick, hard mats even if the washer mark is on the care label.
This may result in injury or damage to the washer, walls, floor, or clothing due to
abnormal vibrations.
* Items not to wash: Woolen bedding, rain covers, fishing vests, ski pants, sleeping bags,
diaper covers, sweat suits, and bicycle, motor cycle, car covers, etc.
Do not operate the washer when detergent dispenser is removed.
- This may result in electric shock or injury due to water leakage.
Do not insert your hand into the detergent dispenser after opening it.
- This may result in injury as your hand may be caught.
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Do not place any non-laundry objects, such as shoes, food waste, or animals into the
washer.
- This can cause abnormal vibrations that can damage the washer, and, in the case of
pets, cause severe injury or death.
Do not press the buttons using sharp objects such as pins, knifes, fingernails, etc.
- This may result in electric shock or injury.
Do not wash laundry contaminated by oils, creams, or lotions usually found in skincare
shops or massage clinics.
- This may result in the rubber seal becoming deformed and water leakage.
Do not leave metal objects (safety pins, hair pins, etc.) or bleach in the tub for long periods
of time.
- This may cause the tub to rust.
- If rust appears on the surface of the tub, apply a neutral cleansing agent to the surface
and use a sponge to clean it. Never use a metal brush.
Do not use dry cleaning detergent directly and do not wash, rinse, or spin laundry
contaminated by dry cleaning detergent.
- This may result in spontaneous combustion or ignition due to heat from the oxidation of
the oil.
Do not use hot water from water cooling/heating devices.
- This may result in problems with the washer.
Do not use natural hand-washing soap in the washer.
- If it hardens and accumulates inside the washer, it may cause problems with the
product, discoloration, rust, or bad odors.
Do not wash large laundry items such as bedding in the washing net.
- Failing to do so may result in injury due to abnormal vibrations.
- Place smaller items, such as lace socks and lingerie in the washing net.
Do not use hardened detergent.
- If it accumulates inside the washer, it may result in water leakage.
Do not wash throw rugs or doormats.
- If you wash throw rugs or doormats, the sand will accumulate inside the washer. It may
result in error such as no draining.
WARNING
CRITICAL CLEANING INSTRUCTIONS
Do not clean the appliance by spraying water directly onto it.
Do not use benzene, thinner, or alcohol to clean the appliance.
- This may result in discoloration, deformation, damage, electric shock, or fire.
Before cleaning or performing maintenance, unplug the appliance from the wall socket.
- Failing to do so may result in electric shock or fire.
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contents
installing your washer
11 Unpacking your washer
11 Overview of your washer
12 Basic location requirements
12Electrical
12Grounding
12Water
13
Drain facility
13Flooring
13
Location considerations
13
Alcove or closet installation
14
Required dimensions for Installation
14 Important note to installer
operating instructions
18 Loading your washer
18 Getting started
11
18
19
washing a load of laundry
maintaining your washer
28
troubleshooting
31
35
appendix
19 Overview of the control panel
21
Child Lock [ ]
22Signal
22Garment+
22
My Cycle
22
Delay Start
23
Pre Soak
23PowerJet™
23
Eco Plus
23
Mist Shower
23
Smart Check
24
Washing clothes using the cycle selector
25 Detergent use
25Features
28
28
28
28
29
30
Cleaning the exterior
Cleaning the interior
Storing your washer
Preserving the top cover and the front frame
Cleaning the dispensers
Eco Tub Clean
31 Check these solutions if your washer…
33 Information codes
35 Fabric care chart
36 Cycle chart
37 Helping the environment
37 Declaration of conformity
37Specification
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Unpacking your washer
Unpack your washer and inspect it for shipping damage. Make sure you have received all the items shown
below. If your washer was damaged during shipping, or you do not have all of the items, contact 1-300362-603.
WARNING
Packing materials can be dangerous to children; Keep all packing material (plastic bags, polystyrene,
etc.) well out of childrens’ reach.
Overview of your washer
Control panel
Drain Hose
Lid
01 installing your washer
To prevent personal injury or strain, wear protective gloves whenever lifting or carrying the unit.
Power Cord
Adjustable legs
Parts supplied
Hose guide
User manual book
Plastic zip hose tie
Flat screwdriver
Level
Water intake cap
Water supply hoses
Tools needed
Wrench
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Basic location requirements
Electrical
• 220-240 Volt 50 Hz 15 AMP fuse or circuit breaker
• Individual branch circuit serving only your Washer is recommended.
• Your Washer is equipped with a power cord.
CAUTION
NEVER USE AN EXTENSION CORD.
Grounding
ELECTRICAL GROUNDING IS REQUIRED FOR THIS APPLIANCE.
This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will
reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current.
This appliance is equipped with a power cord having a three-prong grounding plug for use in a
properly installed and grounded outlet.
The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in
accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
WARNING
An improperly connected equipment-grounding conductor can increase the risk of electrical
shock. Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are not sure whether the
appliance is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with the appliance – if it
does not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
IMPORTANT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
• To prevent unnecessary risk of fire, electrical shock or personal injury, all wiring and
grounding must be done in accordance with the National Electrical Code ANSI/FNPA, No.
70 Latest Revision and local codes and ordinances. It is the personal responsibility of the
appliance owner to provide adequate electrical service for this appliance.
CAUTION
NEVER CONNECT THE GROUND WIRE TO PLASTIC PLUMBING LINES, GAS LINES, OR
HOT WATER PIPES.
Water
To correctly fill your Washer in the proper amount of time, water pressure of 20 to 116psi (137 to
800kPa) is required.
Water pressure less than 20 psi may cause water valve failure, or may not allow the water valve
to shut off completely, or may extend the fill time beyond what your Washer controls allow,
causing your Washer to turn off. A time limit is built into the controls to prevent flooding in your
home if a hose becomes loose.
The water faucets must be within 4 feet / 122 cm of the back of your Washer to match the inlet
hoses provided with your Washer.
Accessory inlet hoses are available in various lengths up to 10 feet / 275 cm for faucets that
are further away from the back of your Washer.
To avoid the possibility of water damage:
• Have water faucets easily accessible
• Turn off faucets when the washer is not in use.
• Periodically check that there is no leakage from the water inlet hose fittings.
WARNING
CHECK ALL CONNECTIONS AT THE WATER VALVE AND FAUCET FOR LEAKS.
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Drain facility
The recommended height of the standpipe is 39 in / 99 cm. The drain hose must be routed
through the drain hose clip to the standpipe. The standpipe must be large enough to accept the
outside diameter of the drain hose. The drain hose is attached to the washer at the factory.
Flooring
Never install your washer on a platform or weakly supported structure.
Location considerations
Do not install your washer in areas where water may freeze, since your washer will always retain
some water in its water valve, pump, and hose areas. Frozen water can damage the belts, the
pump, hoses, and other components.
Alcove or closet installation
01 installing your washer
For best performance, you must install your washer on a solidly constructed floor. Wood floors
may need to be reinforced to minimize vibration and/or unbalanced load situations. Carpeting
and soft tile surfaces are contributing factors to vibration which can cause your washer to move
slightly during the spin cycle.
MINIMUM CLEARANCES FOR CLOSET AND ALCOVE INSTALLATIONS:
Sides – 1 in / 25 mm
Closet Front – 2 in / 51 mm
Rear – 6 in / 152 mm
Gap between end of water valve and the wall
TOP - 21 in / 533 mm
- Case 1. Assemble supply hose after installing : Over 3.9 in (10 cm).
- Case 2. Assemble supply hose before installing : Over 2.8 in (7cm).
If the washer and dryer are installed together, the closet front must have at least a 72 in² (465 cm²)
unobstructed air opening. Your washer alone does not require a specific air opening.
A
B
21 in.
(53.3 cm)
Case 1. 3.9 in (10 cm).
Case 2. 2.8 in (7 cm).
1 in.
(2.5 cm)
27.0 in.
(68.6 cm)
1 in.
(2.5 cm)
2 in.
(5.1 cm)
29.3 in
(74.4 cm)
6 in
(15.2 cm)
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
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Required dimensions for Installation
29.3 in
(74.4 cm)
43.9 in
(111.4 cm)
39.3in
(99.9 cm)
43.9 in
(111.4 cm)
29.3 in
(74.4 cm)
27.0 in.
(68.6 cm)
3 in.
(7.6 cm)
48 in.² *
(310 cm²)
58.1 in
(147.5 cm)
24 in.² *
(155 cm²)
3 in.
(7.6 cm)
Closet or Door
* Required spacing
Important note to installer
Please read the following instructions carefully before installing your washer.
These instructions should be retained for future reference.
We recommend you hire a professional to install this washer.
STEP 1 Selecting a Location
Before you install the washer, make sure the location:
•
•
•
•
•
•
Has a hard, level surface without carpeting or flooring that may obstruct ventilation.
Is away from direct sunlight.
Has adequate ventilation.
Is not exposed to freezing temperatures (temperatures under 32 °F or 0 °C).
Is away from heat sources such as oil or gas.
Has enough space so that the washer doesn’t rest on its power cord.
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STEP 2
Connecting the water and the drain
Connecting the water supply hose
CAUTION
CAUTION
When you initially install the washer, be sure to use new hoses.
Failing to do so may result in a water leakage or overflow and
may damage your property.
Do not connect multiple water supply hoses together to
increase the length of the supply hose. Hoses connected this
way can leak and the leakage can cause electrical shock. If a
hose is too short, replace the hose with a longer, high pressure
hose.
Coupling
Rubber Washer
1. Connect the ends of the water supply hoses to the HOT and COLD faucets. Cold
Hot
2. Tighten the fittings by hand until they are snug, and then tighten them an
additional two-thirds of a turn with a wrench.
CAUTION
01 installing your washer
CAUTION
Before installing the water supply hoses, make sure there are
rubber gaskets inside the fittings at both ends of each new
water hose. Installing the water supply hoses without rubber
gaskets can cause water leakage.
When you fasten the fittings, do not fasten them too tightly or apply
tape or sealant to the faucets or water supply intakes. This can
damage the fittings.
After you have connected the water supply hoses to the faucets,
ensure that they are connected correctly by pulling the water supply
hoses
downwards
3. Place the unconnected ends of the hoses into a bucket and open
the faucets connected to the two water supply hoses for 10 or 15
seconds to remove any foreign substances from the hoses. Close the
faucets before continuing.
4. Connect the ends of the water supply hoses to the water supply
intake connections at the back of the washer.
CAUTION
The water supply hose connected to the HOT faucet must be
connected to the hot water supply intake and the water hose
connected to the COLD faucet must be connected to the COLD
water supply intake.
5. Tighten the fittings by hand until they are snug, and then tighten them
an additional two-thirds of a turn with a wrench.
To ensure the correct water usage, connect both the HOT and
COLD water faucets. If either or both are not connected, an
“nF” (no fill) error can occur.
If you do not want to use the HOT water supply hose, insert
the water intake cap into the HOT water supply intake hole. In
this case, you must select the Tap Cold option for the water
temperature.If you select the Tap Cold option, all the lamps for
the water temperature options are turned off.
CAUTION
Confirm that the water supply hoses are not twisted or bent. If
the hoses are twisted or bent, the hoses can leak and cause
electric shock due to the water leakage.
6. Turn on the HOT and COLD water supplies and check all the water
supply intake connections and the faucets for water leaks.
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Connecting the drain hose
The end of the drain hose can be positioned in
three ways:
Over the edge of a wash basin
Secure the guide to the side of the basin wall
with a hook or to the tap with a piece of string to
prevent the drain hose from moving.
In a standpipe or laundry tub
Laundry tub
The standpipe must be no shorter than 39 in (99
cm) and no longer than 96 in (245 cm).
Make sure that the connection between the
drain hose and the standpipe is not airtight.
Stand pipe
Hose
retainer
96” Max
39” Min
39” Min
(99 cm)
Tie
strap
STEP 3
Leveling your washer
See if the washer is level by checking the position of the tub:
1. Slide the washer into position.
Pulsator
2. Open the lid of the washer, and pour the water into the tub to
just below the pulsator level.
Loosen
Lock
Adjustable legs
3. If the washer is level, the pulsator is positioned at the center of the
water as shown in the figure. If not, level your washer by turning the
front leveling feet clockwise or counterclockwise as necessary.
Turn the front leveling feet clockwise to raise the washer, and
counterclockwise to lower the washer.
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STEP 4
Powering your washer
01 installing your washer
Plug the power cord into a 3-prong, well grounded 220-240
volt 50 Hz approved electrical outlet protected by a 15-amp
fuse or comparable circuit breaker.
Your washer is grounded through the third prong of the power
cord when plugged into a three-prong grounded electrical
outlet.
STEP 5
Running a test cycle
Run a test cycle as follows to check if your washer is properly installed.
1. Load about 6 pounds of laundry into the tub.
2. Press the Power button to turn on your washer.
3. Select the Rinse+Spin cycle by turning the Cycle Selector.
4. Press the Start/Pause button to start the test cycle.
5. The washer should not rock or vibrate excessively when water is supplied or when washing
or spinning, and should drain well during the spin cycle.
If water leaks while water is being supplied or drained, check the water connections.
Refer to the “Connecting the water and the drain” section on pages 15~16 for
instructions.
If the washer rocks and vibrates excessively, level your washer again. Refer to the
“Leveling your washer” section on page 16 for instructions.
STEP 6
Calibration mode
Your Samsung washing machine detects the laundry weight automatically.
For more accurate weight detection, please run Calibration Mode after the installation.
To run Calibration Mode, follow these steps:
1. Remove laundry or any contents in the machine and turn on the machine.
2. press the Delay Start and Eco Plus buttons simultaneously, and then press the Power button.
The machine turns on.
3. Press the Start/Pause button to activate “Calibration Mode”.
4. The pulsator rotates clockwise and counterclockwise for approximately 1 minute.
5. When “Calibration Mode” is finished, “End” appears on the display, and the machine
automatically turns off. The washing machine is now ready for use.
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operating instructions
WARNING
WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using your appliance,
follow basic precautions, including the following:
Loading your washer
• You can fill the tub with dry, unfolded clothes, but DO NOT OVERLOAD the tub, No more than 3/4 full.
• Overloading may reduce washing efficiency, cause excess wear, and possibly cause creasing or
wrinkling of the load.
• Wash delicate items such as bras, hosiery, and other lingerie in the Delicates/Hand Wash cycle with
similar lightweight items.
• When washing big bulky items or a few smaller items that don’t fill the tub completely – a rug, a pillow,
stuffed toys, or one or two sweaters, for example – add a few towels to improve spin performance.
• Do not insert bulky items except for Bedding in this cycle.
During the spin cycle, the washer may add additional water to redistribute the clothes and correct an
imbalance inside the drum.
• When washing heavily soiled loads, do not overload your washer to ensure good cleaning results.
• To add a forgotten item:
1. Press the Start/Pause button to pause the washer.
2. Wait for the door to unlock automatically, and then open the door.
3. Add the item, close the door, and then press the Start/Pause button. The cycle will resume.
Getting started
1. Load your washer.
2. Add liquid (or powder) detergent and additives to the dispenser (see pages 25~27).
3. Select the appropriate cycle and options for the load (see pages 19~24).
4. Close the lid.
5. Press the Start/Pause button.
6. The Wash Indicator light illuminates.
7. The estimated cycle time will appear in the display.
The time may fluctuate to indicate the time remaining in the cycle better.
The actual time required for a cycle may differ from the estimated time in the display depending on the
water pressure, water temperature, detergent, and laundry.
8. Before your washer starts to fill, it will make a series of clicking noises to check the door lock and do a
quick drain.
• When the cycle is complete, the Door Lock light will go out and “End” will appear in the display.
• Pressing the Power button cancels the cycle and stops your washer.
• The Wash, Rinse ,and Spin indicator lights will illuminate during those portions of the cycle.
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Overview of the control panel
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Select the appropriate cycle for the type of load.
The cycle you select determines the tumble pattern and spin speed for the
cycle.
To minimize wrinkling of laundry, select the Perm Press cycle.
Cotton - For averagely or lightly soiled cotton,bed linen,table linen,underwear
,towels,shirts,etc.
Heavy Duty - For sturdy, colorfast fabrics and heavily soiled garments.
Colour/Dark - For brightly or dark colored casual garments.
Bedding - For bulky items such as blankets and sheets. When you are
washing comforters, use liquid detergent.
Spin - Drains the water and spins at a high speed.
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Cycle Selector
Rinse + Spin - Use for loads that need rinsing only or to add rinse-added
fabric softener to a load.
Perm Press - For wash-and-wear, synthetic fabrics, and lightly to normally
soiled garments.
Water Saving - This is a specially designed course that enables you to wash
laundry effectively with the minimum amount of water.
Water saving, Warm temperature, High spin, Normal soil is the program
recommended for a normally soiled cotton load.
Delicates/Hand Wash - For sheer fabrics, bras, lingerie, silks, and other
handwash-only fabrics. For best results, use liquid detergent.
Quick Wash - For lightly soiled garments needed quickly.
Eco Tub Clean - Use to clean dirt and bacteria from the tub. Regular use
(after every 20 washes) is recommended. No detergent or bleach is needed
(see page 30).
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Display
Provides instructions and diagnostics while keeping you updated on the cycle
status and time remaining.
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Press the button repeatedly to cycle through the different water temperature
options.
Hot - Whites and heavily soiled, colorfast items.
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Temperature
selection button
Warm - Colorfast items.
Eco Warm - Moderately soiled, colorfast items; most wrinkle-free items.
Cold - Brightly colored, very lightly soiled items.
Tap Cold - Cold water with no warm water added.
 If you select the Tap Cold option, all the lamps for the water
temperature options are turned off.
Press the button repeatedly to cycle through the different spin speed options.
High - Use for underwear, t-shirts, jeans, and sturdy cottons.
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Spin selection
button
Medium - Use for jeans, wrinkle-free or wash-and-wear items, and
synthetics.
Low - Use for delicate items needing a slow spin speed.
No Spin - Drains your washer without spinning. Use for extremely delicate
items that cannot tolerate any spin.
Press the button to select the soil level/washing time.
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Soil Level
selection button
Heavy - For heavily soiled loads.
Normal - For moderately soiled loads. This setting is best for most loads.
Light - For lightly soiled loads.
Press these buttons to select different cycle options.
Delay Start - Delay the start of any cycle for up to 19 hours in one-hour
increments. Displayed hour indicates the time the wash will be started.
Eco Plus – To increase your energy savings on your wash cycles. (Less hot
water consumption)
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Select Cycle
Option
Pre Soak - Remove stains more thoroughly by specifying additional time.
PowerJet™ – Improves the washing & rinsing performance using falling
water
Smart Check - Use this function to check if the washing machine is out of
order using your smart phone when the washing machine malfunctions. This
function is set if you press and hold the PowerJet™ key for 3 seconds when
an error occurs or if you don’t push any buttons when the power is on.
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Start/Pause
selection button
Press to pause and restart cycles.
8
My Cycle button
Press and hold for 3 seconds to Save. Create and/or use a cycle you create
with customized temperature, spin, soil level, option, etc.
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Power button
Press once to turn your washer on. Press again to turn your washer off. If
the washer is left on for more than 10 minutes without any buttons being
touched, the power automatically turns off.
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Child Lock [ ]
Child Lock prevents children from playing with your washer.
Activating the Child Lock function
• When you activate the Child Lock function, the “Child Lock [
]” lamp blinks.
Using the Child Lock function
If the lid is opened when the Child Lock function is on, “ds” is displayed and an alarm sounds.
• If the lid is closed while “ds” is displayed, the alarm sound stops and the information code
turns from ”ds” to “CL”.
• If the water level in the tub is above the safe water level, “ds” is displayed on the LED display
and the washing machine starts to drain water by force after 30 seconds.
• If the water level in the tub is above the safe water level and the Child Lock function is turned
on while the door is open, “CL” is displayed on the LED display even if the power of the
washing machine is turned off and the washing machine drains water by force.
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Press and hold the Spin and Soil Level buttons simultaneously for approximately 3 seconds.
• Even if the power of the washing machine is turned off, if the lid is opened while the water
level in the tub is above the Reset water level, “CL” is displayed on the LED display without
the alarm sounding and the washing machine starts to drain water. When the draining
operation finishes, the power is automatically turned off again.
• After the compulsory drain, the “CL” code display blinks at 1 second intervals and the
product enters the “CL” mode. (When the product is in the “CL” mode, only the Power
button works.)
• To cancel the “CL” mode, you need to turn the power off and then on again.
• To cancel the “ds” mode, deactivate the Child Lock function. To deactivate the Child Lock
function, press and hold the Spin and the Soil Level buttons simultaneously for at least
3 seconds.
Adding laundry when Child Lock is on
• To add laundry, deactivate the Child Lock function. To deactivate the Child Lock
function, press and hold the Spin and the Soil Level buttons simultaneously for at least
3 seconds. See “Pause Option” on page 24 for additional details.
Deactivating the Child Lock function
Press and hold both the Spin and Soil Level buttons simultaneously for approximately
3 seconds.
• When you deactivate the Child Lock function, the “Child Lock [
]” is turned off.
• The Child Lock function prevents children or the infirm from accidently operating the washer
and injuring themselves.
WARNING
• If a child enters the washing machine, the child may become trapped and suffocate.
CAUTION
• Once you have activated the Child Lock function, it continues working even if the power
is turned off.
• Forcing the lid open can result in injury or damage to the product.
To add laundry after you have activated the Child Lock function, you must first pause or
deactivate the Child Lock function.
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Signal
When the cycle is complete, a chime will sound.
When you press and hold both the Temp. and Spin buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds or
more, the chime will sound intermittently.
Garment+
You can add or take out laundry items even after the wash has started, as long as the
“Garment+” light is on. Pushing the Start/Pause button unlocks the lid. If you open the lid and
want to continue the wash cycle, close the lid, and then press the Start/Pause button.
If you have activated Child Lock, you must deactivate it first. See page 21.
My Cycle
Lets you save a custom wash cycle (temperature, spin, soil level, etc.) and then recall and use it with one
button convenience.
To save a cycle and selected options as your My Cycle, follow these steps:
1. Press the Power button.
2. Select a cycle using the Cycle Selector.
3. After cycle selection, set each option.
See the “Cycle Chart” on page 36 for available option settings with each cycle.
4. You can then store the selected cycle and options by pressing and holding the My Cycle button
for longer than 3 seconds. The cycle and options you select will be displayed the next time you
choose the My Cycle function.
5. Press the My Cycle button to load and use the saved My Cycle options. The “My Cycle” light will
indicate activation. Also, the chosen course and option lights will flicker.
You can change the My Cycle settings by repeating the process above.
The last saved settings will be displayed the next time you choose the My Cycle function.
If you press My Cycle and release it within 3 seconds, the previously saved course and options
appear. If you press and hold My Cycle for 3 second or longer, the currently set course and
options are saved and the LED blinks for 3 seconds.
Delay Start
You can set the washing machine to start your wash automatically at a later time, by choosing a delay
time.
The hour displayed indicates the time at which the wash will be started.
1. Set your wash course.
2. Press the Delay Start button repeatedly until the delay time is set.
3. Press the Start/Pause button. The “Delay Start” indicator will be lit, and the clock will begin
counting down until it reaches the set time.
4. To cancel a Delay Start function, press the Power button and then turn the washing machine on
again.
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Pre Soak
PowerJet™
After supplying water, the drum rotation creates a waterfall that dissolves the detergent more
thoroughly. This allows the detergent to penetrate more evenly into the clothes and remove
stains more effectively, even on big loads, giving you a better wash, During the rinse cycle, the
waterfall passes through the fabric, removing detergent residue thoroughly.
Courses
PowerJet™ Function
Cotton, Heavy Duty, Perm Press,
Colour/Dark, Water Saving, Rinse+Spin
Available
Bedding, Delicates/Hand Wash,
Spin, Quick Wash, Eco Tub Clean
Not Available
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Use this function when the laundry is heavily contaminated or stained. This function improves the
wash performance by adding a Pre Soak cycle.
- If you select this function, the total cycle time is increased by 15 minutes.
- When the Pre Soak cycle starts, the washing machine repeats a wash cycle after supplying
water and then performs a 5-minute soak cycle.
- When the Pre Soak cycle is complete, the configured wash cycle starts without draining
water.
Eco Plus
This function sets the temperature some what lower than the typical washing cycle and extends
the wash time slightly. With laundry time slightly extended, it’s possible to keep the same level
of washing performance with cooler water. This function reduces energy consumption and
maintains the quality of the wash.
Mist Shower
Mist Shower sprays water from a nozzle that is independent of the main water supply system.
This soaks the laundry with water from the beginning of the wash cycle and ensures an effective
wash even with a small amount of water.
(The Mist Shower function may not work if there are too many laundries.)
Smart Check™
This function enables you to check the status of the washing machine using a smartphone.
1. To enable the Smart Check function, press and hold the PowerJet™ key for 3 seconds after
turning the power on or when an error occurs.
• The error code history is deleted after you use this function.
2. The Smart Check indicator is lit on the display.
3. Run the Smart Check app on your smart phone.
• The Smart Check function is optimized for the Galaxy S, Galaxy S2, iPhone 4 and iPhone
4S.
4. Focus your smart phone’s camera on the display panel of the washing machine.
5. If the smart phone’s camera is focused on the display panel of the washing machine,
the panel and error message is automatically recognized and the error type and
countermeasures are displayed on the smart phone.
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6. If the smartphone fails to recognize the error code more than twice, please enter the error
code displayed on the display panel of the washer manually into the Smart Check app.
Downloading the Smart Check app
• Download the Samsung Laundry App into your mobile phone from the Android market
or Apple App store. (Search word : Samsung Smart Washer/Dryer)
Precautions when using Smart Check
• If light from a light bulb, fluorescent bulb, or lamp is reflected on the display panel of
the washing machine, the smartphone may not be able to recognize the panel or error
message easily.
• If you hold the smartphone at too large an angle relative to the front of the display panel,
it may not be able to recognize the error code. For best results, hold the smartphone so
that the front of the panel and the smartphone are parallel or nearly parallel.
Washing clothes using the cycle selector
Your new washing machine makes washing clothes easy, using Samsung’s “Fuzzy Control”
automatic control system. When you select a wash program, the machine will set the correct
temperature, washing time, and washing speed.
1. Press the Power button.
2. Open the lid.
3. Load the articles of clothing one at a time loosely into the drum, without overfilling it.
4. Add liquid (or powder) detergent, softener, and/or bleach (if necessary) to the appropriate
compartments. See pages 25~27.
5. Close the lid.
6. Use the Cycle Selector to select the appropriate cycle according to the type of material:
Cotton, Heavy Duty, Colour/Dark, Bedding, Spin, Rinse+Spin, Perm Press, Water Saving,
Delicates/Hand Wash, Quick Wash, Eco Tub Clean. The relevant indicators will illuminate on
the control panel.
7. At this time, you can control the wash temperature, the number of rinse cycles, the spinning
speed, and the delay time by pressing the appropriate option button.
8. Press the Start/Pause button on the Cycle Selector and the wash will begin. The process
indicator will light up and the remaining time for the cycle will appear in the display.
Pause Option
When the Garment + LED is on, you can add laundry items to or remove laundry items from the
wash.
To remove or add laundry items when the Garment + LED is on, follow these steps:
1. Press the Start/Pause button to unlock the lid.
The lid cannot be opened when the water is too HOT.
2. Remove or add laundry items.
3. Close the lid, and then press the Start/Pause button to restart the wash.
If you have Child Lock on, you must deactivate it first. See page 21.
When the cycle is finished:
After the total cycle has finished, the power will turn off automatically.
1. Open the lid.
2. Remove laundry.
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Detergent use
• The use a good quality top loader detergent is recommended.
• It is also important to:
Pre–treat stains before washing.
Sort clothes by the amount of soiling.
Avoid overloading.
When using powdered detergent it is recommended that the powder be dissolved in warm water to
ensure optimum cleaning results.
The detergent/water mixture can be added to either the tub or to the detergent dispenser tray.
Reducing the amount of detergent used may reduce the effectiveness of the cleaning action.
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Sort clothes by color.
FEATURES
Automatic dispenser
Your washer has separate compartments for dispensing detergent and color-safe bleach and
fabric softener. Add all laundry additives to their respective compartments before starting your
Washer.
The automatic dispenser MUST ALWAYS be in place before you start your washer.
DO NOT open the automatic dispenser when your washer is running.
• Never exceed the manufacturer’s recommendations when adding detergent.
• This compartment holds liquid detergent for the main wash cycle, which is added to the
load at the beginning of the cycle.
• When using powdered detergent, remove the liquid detergent compartment from the
detergent drawer. The washer will not dispense powdered detergent from the liquid
detergent compartment.
To add detergent to the automatic dispenser:
1. Open the dispenser drawer.
2. Load the recommended amount of liquid (or powder)
detergent into the detergent compartment before you start
your wash.
Liquid detergent
compartment
3. Close the drawer slowly and smoothly to avoid spilling,
splashing, or premature dispensing of the contents.
It is normal for a small amount of water to remain in the
dispenser compartments at the end of the cycle.
Do not put chlorine bleach in the dispenser drawer.
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Loading the Liquid (or Powder) detergent compartment
1. Pour the recommended amount of laundry detergent
directly into the detergent compartment before starting
your washer.
Liquid detergent
compartment
2. If you are using color-safe bleach, add it with the detergent
to the detergent compartment.
When adding color-safe bleach with detergent, it is best if
both laundry products are in the same form – liquid.
When using powdered detergent, remove the liquid
detergent compartment from the detergent drawer. The
washer will not dispense powdered detergent from the
liquid detergent compartment.
Loading the Bleach compartment
(Liquid chlorine bleach only)
1. Add chlorine bleach to the bleach compartment.
DO NOT exceed the MAX FILL line.
Bleach
compartment
• Avoid splashing or over–filling the compartment.
• Your washer automatically dispenses bleach into the
tub at the appropriate time.
2. The dispenser automatically dilutes liquid chlorine bleach
before it reaches the wash load.
• Never pour undiluted liquid chlorine bleach directly
onto the load or into the tub. It is a powerful chemical
and can cause fabric damage, such as weakening of
the fibers or color loss, if not used properly.
• If you prefer to use color–safe, non–chlorine bleach,
add it to the appropriate detergent compartment.
DO NOT pour color–safe bleach into the Bleach compartment.
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Loading the Fabric softener compartment
1. Pour the recommended amount of liquid fabric softener
into the softener compartment.
For smaller loads, use less than one capful.
Fabric softener
compartment
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2. Dilute the fabric softener with water until it reaches MAX
FILL in the compartment.
3. The dispenser automatically releases liquid fabric softener
at the proper time during the rinse cycle.
• Use the softener compartment ONLY for liquid fabric
softeners.
• DO NOT use the Downy Ball* in the fabric softener
compartment with this washer. It will not add fabric
softener at the appropriate time.
Use the detergent compartment.
• Do not use liquid fabric softener that is too sticky as it may not mix with the water
sufficiently.
* Brand names are trademarks of their respective manufacturers.
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maintaining your washer
Cleaning the exterior
Turn off the water faucets after finishing the day’s washing.
This will shut off the water supply to your washer and prevent the unlikely possibility of damage from
escaping water. Leave the lid open to allow the inside of your washer to dry out.
Use a soft cloth to wipe up all detergent, bleach or other spills as they occur.
Clean the following as recommended:
Control Panel – Clean with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use abrasive powders or cleaning pads. Do not spray
cleaners directly on the panel.
Cleaning the interior
Clean the interior of your washer periodically to remove any dirt, soil, odor, mold, mildew, or bacterial
residue that may remain in your washer as a result of washing clothes.
Failure to follow these instructions may result in unpleasant conditions, including odors and/or permanent
stains on your washer or laundry.
Hard water deposits may be removed, if needed. Use cleaners labeled “Washer safe”.
Storing your washer
Washers can be damaged if water is not removed from hoses and internal components before storage.
Prepare your washer for storage as follows:
• Select the Quick Wash cycle and add bleach to the automatic dispenser. Run your washer through the
cycle without a load.
• Turn the water faucets off and disconnect the inlet hoses.
• Unplug your washer from the electrical outlet and leave your washer lid open to let air circulate inside the
drum.
• If your washer has been stored in below–freezing temperatures, allow time for any leftover water in your
washer to thaw out before use.
Preserving the top cover and the front frame
Do not place any heavy or sharp objects or a detergent box on the washing machine. They can scratch or
damage the top cover of the unit.
Since the entire washing machine has a high-gloss finish, the surface can be scratched or damaged.
Avoid scratching or damaging the surface when using the washing machine.
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Cleaning the dispensers
The automatic dispenser may need to be cleaned periodically due to laundry additive buildup.
1. Pull the dispenser drawer straight back until it stops.
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2. Tilt the dispenser drawer upward and remove it.
3. Remove the inserts from the 3 compartments. Rinse the
inserts and the drawer with warm water to remove traces
of accumulated laundry products.
4. To clean the drawer opening, use a small, non-metal brush
to clean the recess. Remove all residue from the upper and
lower parts of the recess.
5. Return the inserts to the proper compartments and replace
the drawer. By placing the dispenser drawer rail  on
top of the compartment rail  (Tilt the dispenser drawer
downward and insert it.), and then pushing the drawer in
firmly and slowly.
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Eco tub clean
Eco Tub Clean is a self-cleaning cycle that removes mold that may
occur inside the washing machine.
1. Press the Power button.
2. Select the Eco Tub Clean course.
• Once the Eco Tub Clean course is selected, the only
function that can be set is Delay Start.
3. Press the Start/Pause button.
• If you press the Start/Pause button, Eco Tub Clean
begins.
• Using Eco Tub Clean, you can clean the tub without using
CAUTION
a cleansing agent.
• Never use Eco Tub Clean when laundry is in the washing
machine. This may cause damage to the laundry or a
problem with the washing machine.
The Eco Tub Clean Auto Indicator Function
• If the “Eco Tub Clean” is lit after a wash, it indicates that
tub (drum) cleaning is required. In this case, remove the laundry from the washing machine,
turn the power on, and clean the tub by running Eco Tub Clean.
• If you do not run Eco Tub Clean, the “Eco Tub Clean” indicator turns off. However, the “Eco
Tub Clean” indicator will light again after two washes. Not running Eco Tub Clean at this
point will not cause a problem with the washing machine.
• Although the Eco Tub Clean Auto Indicator appears once a month or so, the frequency may
differ depending on the number of times the washing machine is used.
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troubleshooting
Check these solutions if your washer…
PROBLEM
SOLUTION
will not start.
• Make sure the lid is closed.
• Make sure the water source faucets are open.
• Make sure to press the Start/Pause button to start your Washer.
• Make sure Child Lock is not activated. See page 21.
• Before your washer starts to fill, it will make a series of clicking noises
to check the lid lock and do a quick drain.
• Check the fuse or reset the circuit breaker
has no water or not enough
water.
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• Make sure your washer is plugged in.
• Turn both faucets on fully.
• Straighten the water inlet hoses.
• Disconnect hoses and clean the screens. Hose filter screens may be
clogged.
has detergent remaining
in the automatic dispenser
after the wash cycle is
complete.
vibrates or is too noisy.
• Make sure your washer is running with sufficient water pressure.
• Make sure your washer is set on a level surface. If the surface is not
level, adjust your washer’s feet to level the appliance.
• Make sure your washer is not touching any other object.
• Make sure the laundry load is balanced.
stops
• Plug the power cord into a live electrical outlet.
• Check the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
• Close the lid and press the Start/Pause button to start your washer.
For your safety, your washer will not spin unless the lid is closed.
• Before your washer starts to fill, it will make a series of clicking noises
to check the lid lock and do a quick drain.
• There may be a pause or soak period in the cycle. Wait and it may
start.
• Check the screens on the inlet hoses at the faucets for obstructions.
Clean the screens periodically.
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PROBLEM
SOLUTION
fills with the wrong
temperature water.
• Turn both faucets on fully.
• Make sure the temperature selection is correct.
• Make sure the hoses are connected to the correct faucets.
Flush water lines.
• Disconnect the hoses and clean the screens. The hose filter screens
may be plugged.
• As your washer is filling, the water temperature may change as
the automatic temperature control feature checks incoming water
temperature. This is normal.
• While your washer is filling, you may notice just hot and/or just
cold water going through the dispenser when you have selected
cold or warm wash temperatures. This is a normal function of the
automatic temperature control feature as your washer determines the
temperature of the water.
Lid locked or will not open.
• Press the Start/Pause button to stop your washer.
• It may take a few moments for the lid lock mechanism to disengage.
does not drain and/or spin.
• Check the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
• Straighten the drain hoses. Eliminate kinked hoses. If there is a drain
restriction, call for service.
• Close the lid and press the Start/Pause button. For your safety, your
washer will not spin unless the lid is closed.
load is too wet at the end
of the cycle.
• Use the High spin speed.
• Use high efficiency detergent to reduce over–sudsing.
• The Load is too small. Very small loads (one or two items) may
become unbalanced and not spin out completely.
leaks water.
• Make sure all hose connections are tight.
• Make sure the end of the drain hose is correctly inserted and secured
to the drainage system.
• Avoid overloading.
• Use high efficiency detergent to prevent over–sudsing.
has excessive suds.
• Use high efficiency detergent to prevent over-sudsing.
• Reduce the detergent amount for soft water, small or lightly soiled
loads.
• Non-HE detergent is NOT recommended.
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Information codes
The Washer may display information codes to help you understand what is occurring with your Washer better.
CODE SYMBOL
SOLUTION
The Water Level sensor is not
working properly.
Call for service.
Your Washer has tried to fill but
was unsuccessful.
Make sure the water faucets are open all the
way. Check for kinked hoses.
Check the inlet screens on the fill hoses.
If you use a Flood Safety Device, then please
remove the device and connect the water hoses
directly to the unit.
Check if the hot water supply
hose is connected
You must connect the hot water supply hose
because hot water is supplied by the Auto
Temperature Control (A.T.C.) function.
Your washer is not draining. It can
also mean that the unit senses a
small clog while draining.
Do the following:
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MEANING
1) Turn off the unit and turn it on again.
2) Select only the Spin Cycle.
3) Press the Start/Pause to drain the water.
If it still does not drain, call for service.
Your Washer has tried to fill but
has not reached the proper water
level.
Call for service.
Unbalanced load prevented your
Washer from spinning.
Redistribute the load, press the Start/Pause
button.
Lid is open when washer is
running.
Close the lid tightly and restart the cycle. If the
code reappears, call for service.
Your washer failed to lock the lid.
Close the lid tightly and restart the cycle. If the
code reappears, call for service.
The door will not unlock.
Make sure the lid is firmly closed.
Push the Power button to turn off your washer,
then turn it on again. If the code reappears, call
for service.
Jammed Key.
Call for service
Motor not running properly.
Restart the cycle pressing the Start/Pause
button. If the code reappears, call for service.
Communication error between
SUB PBA and MAIN PBA
Call for service.
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CODE SYMBOL
MEANING
SOLUTION
Mems sensor problem.
Call for service.
Temperature sensor problem.
Restart the cycle.
If the code reappears, call for service.
The hot/cold water hose
Please connect the hot/cold water hose
connection is not correct.
connection correctly.
A fault is detected in the water
level sensor.
Call for service
For any codes not listed above, call 1300–362–603
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appendix
Fabric care chart
Wash Cycle
Special Instructions
Warning Symbols for
Laundering
Cotton
Line Dry/ Hang to Dry
Do Not Wash
Permanent Press /
Wrinkle Resistant /
Wrinkle Control
Drip Dry
Do Not Wring
Gentle/Delicates
Dry Flat
Do Not Bleach
Hand Wash
Heat Setting
Do Not Tumble Dry
High
No Steam (added to
iron)
Hot
Medium
Do Not Iron
Warm
Low
Cold
Any Heat
Dry Clean
No Heat/Air
Do Not Dry Clean
Water Temperature**
Bleach
Any Bleach (when
needed)
Iron-Dry or Steam
Temperatures
Dryclean
Line Dry/ Hang to Dry
Only Non-Chlorine
(color-safe)
Bleach (when needed)
High
Drip Dry
Tumble Dry Cycle
Medium
Dry Flat
Low
For machine-washable
wool. Loads should be
under 8 pounds.
Normal
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The following symbols provide garment care direction. The Clothing care labels include symbols for
washing, bleaching, drying and ironing, or dry cleaning when necessary. The use of symbols ensures
consistency among garment manufacturers of domestic and imported items. Follow care label directions to
maximize garment life and reduce laundering problems.
Permanent Press/
Wrinkle Resistant/
Wrinkle Control
Gentle/ Delicates
** The dot symbols represent appropriate wash water temperatures for various items. The temperature range for
Hot is 105° - 125 °F / 41° - 52 °C, for Warm 85° - 105 °F / 29° - 41 °C and for Cold 60° - 85 °F / 16° - 29 °C.
(Wash water temperature must be a minimum of 60 °F / 16 °C for detergent activation and effective cleaning.)
The clothes washer can not ensure these temperatures because the actual temperature of the water entering
your washer depends on water heater settings and regional water supply temperatures. For example, cold
water entering the home in the northern states during winter may be 40 °F / 4 °C which is too cold for effective
cleaning. In this situation, you will need to adjust the water temperature by selecting a warm setting, adding
some hot water to the MAX FILL line, or using your Washer’s heating option, if available.
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Cycle chart
Use this chart to set the best cycle and options for you laundry.
(: factory setting, : selectable)
Functions
Course
Temp.
Spin
H
W
EW
C
TC
H
M
Cotton







Heavy Duty
















Colour/Dark
Bedding

Spin
Rinse+Spin

Eco Tub Clean

Quick Wash


Perm Press
Course
L
NS
H
N
L











































Delicates/
Hand Wash
Water Saving

Soil Level































Options
Delay Start
Eco Plus
Pre soak
PowerJetTM
My Cycle
Cotton





Heavy Duty





Colour/Dark





Bedding



Spin

Rinse+Spin

Eco Tub Clean

Quick Wash



Delicates/
Hand Wash



Water Saving




Perm Press








Temp.
Spin
Soil Level
H: Hot
W: Warm
EW: Eco Warm
C : Cold
TC : Tap Cold
H: High
M: Medium
L: Low
NS: No Spin
H: Heavy
N: Normal
L: Light

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appendix
Helping the environment
• Do not exceed the detergent quantities recommended in the detergent manufacturers’ instructions.
• Use stain removal products and bleaches before the wash cycle only when necessary.
• Save water and electricity by only washing full loads (the exact amount depends upon the program used).
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• Your washer is manufactured from recyclable materials. If you decide to dispose of it, please observe
local waste disposal regulations. Cut off the power cord so that the appliance cannot be connected
to a power source. Remove the lid so that animals and small children cannot get trapped inside the
appliance.
Declaration of conformity
This appliance complies with European safety standards, EC directive 93/68 and EN Standard 60335.
Specification
TYPE
TOP LOADING WASHER
DIMENSIONS
Div
Inches (cm)
43.9” (111.4)
A. Height
B. Width
27.0” (68.6)
C. Height with lid open
58.1” (147.5)
D. Depth
29.3” (74.4)
WATER PRESSURE
20-116 psi (137-800 kPa)
WEIGHT
WA456 / WA406
POWER CONSUMPTION
WASHING
230 V
700 W
SPIN
230 V
400 W
DRAIN
230 V
80 W
SPIN REVOLUTION
WA456 / WA406
56.0 kg (122.2 lb)
800 rpm
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QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS?
Country
CALL
OR VISIT US ONLINE AT
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www.samsung.com
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