LG | WD-1253FH | LG WD-1253FH Owner’s Manual

Washing
Machine
OWNER'S MANUAL
WD-1253FH / WD-1255FH
Thank you for purchasing LG Fully Automatic Washer.
Please read your owner's manual carefully, it provides
safe installation,
Retain it for future reference.
instructions
on
use
and maintenance.
Record the model and serial numbers of your washing machine
Protection
against
wrinkles
With the alternate rotation of the drum, the
the laundry is minimized.
wrinkling
in
Preferred temperature selection
There
are
5
temperature selections between
cold and 95°C
Low noise
speed
control
system
By sensing the load and balance, evenly distributes the load
to minimize the spinning noise level.
Child-Lock
Temp
Eco/Rapid
The Child-Lock system has been developed to prevent
children from pressing any button to change the program
during operation.
Delay finish
Delayed Washing
can
be set
easily from
3 hours to 19 hours.
Auto Restart
Although the washing machine is turned off by a power failure,
restarts automatically in its stopped again and the process is
properly adjusted and it will be the same when the machine
unplugged in operation is plugged in again.
Warnings
3
Specification
4
Installation
5
Preparing your laundry
7
Adding detergent
7
Control
8
How to
2
panel
use
your
washing
machine
it
10
Delayed washing
12
Maintaining
14
Trouble-shooting guide
16
You must read the whole of this instruction
Make
book before you use the
the advice carefully.
sharp objects
appliance.
Follow
screws or
If you sell or give away the appliance, make
sure that the book is passed to the new
owner.
The
provided
following warnings
in the interests of overall
You must read them before the
installed
This
are
safety.
appliance is
used.
or
is
appliance
to be used
by
adults.
as
laundry
damage.
stained with edible oil,
machine oil, dry-cleaning oil, gasoline, etc. It
may cause fire or explosions.
This
is
appliance
for domestic
designed
use.
It
must not be used for purposes other than those
for which it
was
designed.
Do not machine wash fabrics which
with
designed
are empty. Hard,
coins, safety pins, nails,
pockets
such
stones can cause extensive
Do not wash
the book for future reference.
Keep
that all
sure
petroleum products.
are
saturated
If volatile
cleaning
they are
fluids
Children should not be allowed to touch the
have been used, make sure that
thoroughly removed from the fabric before it is
controls
placed
or
with the
play
It is
product.
the
to
dangerous
modify
appliance in any way.
This
specifications
appliance is heavy. Care
moving it.
of this
should be taken
when
All
packaging and transit bolts must be removed
appliance is used. Serious damage
before the
may
occur
Any plumbing work required to install this
appliance should be carried out by a qualified
plumber or a competent person.
electrical work
Any
appliance
required
to install this
should be carried out
electrician
or a
Make
that the
sure
its electrical
by
a
qualified
competent person.
appliance
does not stand
on
cable.
supply
If the machine is situated
the feet to
please adjust
freely.
on a
carpeted floor,
ensure
that air
can
Always unplug
water
tap after
the
appliance
and turn off the
use.
Do not overload the
Only
are
designed
to be
machine washed. If in doubt, follow the
instructions you find on the label of the item itself.
Avoid electric heaters, candles, etc. near the
machine. It may ignite or deform the machine.
sprinkle
water. It may cause a fire or
electric shock.
Use the exclusive 240V outlet with
terminal. Do not
adapter.
Use
only
the recommended
use an
laundry.
Leave the
door
porthole
or
double
slightly ajar
between
washes to preserve the door seal.
Before you open the door of the machine check
that the water has drained.
Do not open the door if you
can
still
see
water.
Pets and children may climb into the washing
machines. Check your appliance each time
before use.
The glass door becomes very hot during
washing. Keep children away from the appliance
use.
You should not attempt to repair the machine
yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced
more
cause
injury
or
and/or
serious faults to the machine.
This
product should be serviced by an authorized
Service Centre only, and only genuine spare
parts should be used.
When
disposing of your old washing machine,
the electric cable must be cut off and the door
catch must be made
becoming
ground
extension cord
quantities of fabric
damage
softener. An excessive amount could
unqualified persons may
appliance.
wash fabrics which
Don t
inflammable gas leak. Due to volatile nature of
these material, It can cause fire or explosions.
while it is in
circulate
appliance.
Do not operate near places with ignitable
material such as gasoline, benzene, etc. or
the
if this is not done.
in the
The base
a
inoperative
death trap for
opening
to avoid it
child.
must not be obstructed
when the
carpeting
on a carpeted
a
washing
by
machine is installed
floor.
3
Power
plug
Drawer
(For detergent and
fabric softener)
Control
panel
Drain hose
Door
Lower
cover
Drum
Levelling legs
Drain pump filter
Lower
Drain
cover
cap
plug
Name
Power
:
Front
loading washing
:
240V, 50Hz
Size
:
Weight
Wash capacity
Heating
Spin speed
Wash consumption
:
600mm(W)
63kg
7.0kg
supply
:
machine
600mm(D)
850mm(H)
:
2100W
:
400/600/800/1000/1200rpm
75
(10.7 /kg)
:
:
Permissible water pressure
30-1000kPa
The hot water should ideally be 60˚C and must NOT be above 70˚C
temperature : 4-25˚C
Appliance comply with the reqirement by certification Type Test Mark.
No further backflow protection required for connection to the water supply.
Permissible cold water
TT
:
The appearance and
the units quality
specifications
may be varied without notice to raise
Accessories
Inlet hose
4
(2EA)
Spanner
How to disassemble the transit bolts.
To protect the washer during transportation, the special
4 bolts are locked. Before operating the washer, remove
the bolts.
( If they are not removed,
malfunction)
cause
heavy vibration,
noise and
Keep the transit bolts and
1. Locate the 4 bolts that secure the back cover.
in
2. Unscrew the 4 bolts with
case
spanner for future use
the machine is to be transported again.
it may
a
spanner
provided.
3. Take out the 4 bolts.
4. Insert the 4 caps
Level
into the hole.
adjustment
1. Select a
place
Place it at
Place it
provided
a
more
for installation
firm and
even
floor
than 2cm away from the wall
other
or
furniture
Levelling leg
2.Check the gap
Ensure all feet are
3.Level adjustment
Lower
Higher
Position
Levelling leg
firmly
Turn the front 2
The
Turn the
is low
The left is low
Turn the
The
Turn the
right
the floor.
Adjustment
The front is low
rear
on
is low
levelling legs clockwise.
levelling legs clockwise.
left levelling legs of the front and
right levelling legs clockwise.
rear
2
rear
clockwise.
After
If the washer is not
or
levelled, it may
cause
adjusting the level, check it by shaking the washer.
Readjust the level if necessary.
Levelling should be done within 1.5 degree angle.
noise
vibration.
Electrical connection
Do not
use an extension cord or double adapter.
supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agents
qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
Always unplug the machine and turn off the water supply after use.
Connect the machine to an earthed socket in accordance with current wiring regulations
The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is accessible.
If the
or
similarly
Water drain
Hook
over
the
edge
Make sure there
Secure the hose
of
a
sink
using
the
plastic
hose
hanger supplied
with the machine.
kinks in the hose and that it is no crushed.
that it can not be dislodged while the appliance is
are no
so
The drain hose should not be
placed higher
running.
than 85cm above the floor.
5
Connecting
?
This
washing
hones
?
To
can
the inlet hose
machine has been
designed
so
that hot and cold inlet
be connected.
prevent leaks
two rubber
packings
are
supplied
with the water inlet
hose inside the valve connector.
?
If there is
?
Make
only
sure
tap.(IE
:
one
tap,
connect the hose to the cold water inlet.
the correct water valve is connected to the
Hot inlet valve to hot water
?
The connections
are
?
When
cold water,
using only
tightly
corresponding
tap.)
Connector
Rubber seal
Hot water
fixed.
only
cold inlet hose
can
Cold
be used.
1. Fix the red Marked inlet hose at the hot water
Cold
tap
Hot
and
at the inlet valve with the red filter on the rear side of
the machine.
2. Fix the other inlet hose at the cold water
inlet with the white filter
The water
6
on
the
rear
tap and
at the
side of the machine.
supply pressure
tap
must be between 30 kPa and 1000 kPa
water
tap
Check
pocket for any articles (coin, safety pin, paper clips, etc.)
zips and fasten button or hooks : loose belt or ribbons should be tied together.
Never wash whites and coloureds together.
Follow the wash code symbols on each garment label and manufacturer's washing instructions.
Close
Soiled condition
Heavily
Washing
soiled
-
-
Normally Soiled
Where to
Pull out the
-
the
place
Pre wash
Main wash
Main wash
Temperature
cold
95 C
Heavily soiled cottons
Normally soiled cottons
:
Coloured cottons
:cold-60C
Synthetics
:cold-60C
Delicate fabrics
:cold-40C
Woollens
:cold-40C
:
cold
-
-
95 C
detergent
detergent drawer.
Put the detergent and fabric softener
in the detergent drawer before washing.
Close the
detergent
drawer
completely.
The
detergent should be used according to the instruction of the detergent manufacturer.
detergent is used over the recommended amount too many bubbles will be generated
causing an inferior washing result. Which will cause malfunction.
Use detergent only for drum washing machine.
If the
Detergent dosages
Choosing
Do not exceed manufacturer's recommended
The type of
dosages
as
shown
the
the
on
The amounts
degree
detergent package.
depend on
and
type
of
soiling
-
-
-
full load
:
according
to manufacturers' instructions
part load : 3/4 of the normal
amount
minimum load
1/2 the amount used for
(about 1kg)
:
right detergent
detergent depends
on
type of fabric (cotton, synthetic, delicate items,
wool)
colour
wash
amount of wash
the
thus
temperature
degree
NOTE
and
: use
type of soiling
appropriate detergent only
for wool
full load
Water hardness in your
area.
7
LED
display
Water temperature selector
Display the remaining time (Hour : Minute ) to finish.
In case of abnormal operation, error indications are
displayed. (
)
The water temperature
60 C
[30 C 40 C
See trouble
Coloureds, Synthetic
,,,,,,
shooting guide.
Press the button to select water temperature.
Cold]canbeselectedin
95 C is selected for
Heating only.
during operating
present temperature is displayed.
By pressing
the
Error
The
display
inlet
the washer,
display.
an error.
no
the button
:
blinks if there is
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Refer
Trouble with water
supply.
imbalance
:
The
laundry
tilted to
no
drain
one
is
side.
If the drain pump
:
filter is
clogged.
3
Door lock
lamp
It shows whether the
door
can
be
opened
or
not.
when the
lamp is on, the
opened.
door can't be
For manual
wash, rinse and spin speed
Use these buttons to
When
change wash/rinse/spin
lamp is off, no selection has been made.
Prewash is available for Coloureds, Heating,
Synthetic
8
Rinse hold
If you desire to leave fabrics in the machine
without spinning after rinse to prevent them
getting wrinkled, you may select rinse Hold by
pressing the Rinse button.
To drain and spin, press the Rinse button to
turn off the rinse Hold lamp.
Wash programme selector
5 programs can be set
type of the laundry.
depending
on
Start/Pause button
the
If the power button is pressed.
Coloreds programme is automatically set.
By pressing the button, [ Coloureds
Favourite
can
Heating
Synthetic
Wool
]
Use the button to start or
pause wash cycle.
The power turns off
automatically 4 minutes
Power button
Press the button to turn power
on
and off.
after the pause button is
pressed.
be selected.
Child
-
lock
Child Lock system
can
be
set and canceled
by
[Temp.]
pressing both
[Eco/Rapid ] button
simultaneously.
and
Once Child Lock is set, all
button are inoperable.
Child Lock system
set
anytime
Power-off,
even
on
can
be
during
pause and
operation.
It is automatically cancelled
when an operational error
occurs
cycles
Time
Delay
Press the button when
delayed washing is needed.
When the button is pressed, [
]is displayed,
A maximum delay of [
]hours can be set.
Each press advances time delay by the hour.
Use [Power]button to cancel [Time Delay].
and when the
ends.
Eco/Rapid
If you push the Eco/Rapid button in Heating programme,
Eco function is selected. Eco function gives you almost
washing effect as that in 95 C with less
consumption
If you push the Eco/Rapid button in Coloureds or
Synthetic program, Rapid function is selected. Rapid
function reduces the whole time including the washing
and rinsing time about by half an hour.
the
same
energy
9
The whole
If
no
In
washing
process is carried out
programme is
case
automatically
with
just
selected, Coloureds programme will
of automatic
one
touch.
commence.
washing
1. Press the Power button. Coloureds programme is automatically set with power on
2. Press the Start/Pause button to start the washing machine.
3. The Coloureds programme is carried out.
The optimum wash programme is selected once the load is detected.
To get the
washing
programme
preferred
1. Press the Power button.
2. Press the Power button.
panel
will be turned
Wool
Make
on
By
additional
in order
as
push, each light of
[ Coloureds
follows.
the programmes on the control
Favourite
Heating Synthetic
Coloureds ]
adjustment to water temperature, rinse or spin cycles to suit your wash needs by pressing these buttons.
required can be slightly changed according to the laundry amount, water supply and water temperature.
The time
Wool
[More convenient manual operations of Coloureds programme ]
It is more convenient to operate manually in Coloureds programme than
programme is first set with power
In
in others because Coloureds
on.
Coloureds,
When you want wash only, press the
When you want rinse only,
[Wash]
button to select the
press the [Rinse] button to select the
When you want Spin only,
rinsing
method.
press the [Spin] button to select the
When you want Wash & Rinse only,
washing
method.
Spin speed,
press the [ Wash ] button and [ Spin ] button respectively to select each method.
When you want Rinse & Spin only,
press the [Rinse] button and [ Spin ] button respectively to select each method.
10
3.Press the Start/Pause button to start the cycle.
The
optimum washing
is carried out
by detecting
Completion of washing
If the washing is completed, the display shows [
Switch off the appliance and turn off the tap.
To
change settings
Child-Lock (If you
The Child
in Child
-
]
with
a
beep.
prevent
a
child from
setting,
and cancelled
both
system
programmed
only by pressing
simultaneously. If you want to change the program when the Child-Lock
1.Press both [ Temp. ] and [ Eco/Rapid ] buttons simultaneously.
2.Press the [ Start / Pause ] buttons..
3.Change the program and press the
[Start / Pause ] button.
can
laundry.
Lock mode.
want to lock all the buttons to
be
the amount of the
you
use
[ Temp. ]
this
and
option.)
[ Eco/Rapid ]buttons
is on,
Change
Start /Pause
the program
Start /Pause
TepERapid
If you want to deactivate Child -Lock
buttons simultaneously again.
Door
Lock
If the
light
during
wash
cycle, press
turns on, the door can not be
both
[ Temp. ]and [ Eco / Rapid ]
opened
11
60
no
inlet
imbalance
no
Pre
40
Main
30
drain
Door
Lock
Wash
Time
If the
delay
is
Time
delay
does not
possible
button
the button
time increases
30
of water
can
once
be
supply
pressed
washing
possible
and temperature, the
twice and set the
is
completed
]
in 5 hours
under 3 hours.
to cancel the time
delay.
delayed
time and the actual
washing
time
delay.
If the button is
pressed continuously,
the
the hour.
[ Start/Pause ] button,
stays
12
[Time
button
failure
will increase the time
automatically by
Delay ]
timeto[
between 3 to 19 hours and not
According to the condition
can vary slightly.
]
40
The
proceed during power
Press the
60
delay
Time
Power
Time
Delay ]
pressed,
[
]is
displayed
30
Minimal 3 hours
[
button is
40
Pressing
Time
If you want to set the washing completed in 5 hours,
Press the [Time Delay ] button and adjust the time.
60
[
Spin
Delay setting.
example)
The
Rinse
then the
remaining
time
display
Delay Temp.
Eco
Rapid
Child Lock
Start /Pause
Eco/Rapid
Prepare
the
washing.
Plug
the power into the exclusive 240V outlet.
Turn
on
the water tap.
Put in the
Place the
laundry
and close the door.
detergent
and fabric softener in the drawer.
Press the
Press the
[Power]
[Programme]
Select the rinse,
Press the
spin
The
required by pressing
/
Pause]
Washing
is
completed
Take out the
required.
button
[Start
Press the
The
selection button to select the program
and water temperature.
[Time Delay]
Select the finish time
button
laundry, unplug
Washing program
the
[
Time
Delay ]
button
button
at
the selected time.
the power
plug
and turn off the tap.
for when you go out.
If you are unable to unload the washing machine at the end of the
select rinse [ Hold ] to reduce wrinkle taking place.
washing cycle,
it is better to
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Unplug the power plug prior to maintaining.
Clean the filter periodically every 3 months.
Clean the filter in the inlet valve
When
inlet
1
"
no
is
water flows
displayed
on
through detergent drawer,
the control panel.
2
Turn off the water tap.
4
Pull out the filter with
clean it
using
a
a
tool
or
Unplug
or
the power
clogged
from
plug
3
the outlet.
by
5
hand and
toothbrush.
Insert the filter in its
filter is
with
foreign
material
"
no
Disconnect the inlet hose
Connect the inlet hose and check
water
leakage.
original place.
Clean the drain pump filter
Open the lower
cap
Unplug the drain plug ( ),
123
then the water flows out,
coin.
cover
(
) by using
At this time
to
prevent
use a
water
vessel
flowing
Take out any foreign
material from the pump
filter
(
).
After
the floor. If the water does
clockwise and insert the
not flow any more,turn the
drain
pump filter
left.
lower
(
)
plug (
)to the
original place. close the
open to the
cover
cap.
100
3
1
3
14
cleaning,
(
)
turn the pump filter
on
2
2
To prevent
being
frozen in winter
Turn off the water tap and remove the inlet
12
Drain water in the machine
hose.
drain
plug (
using
).
1
When the machine is frozen
Pour hot water (about 50 C)
Submerge the separated
12
on the faucet and
hose in hot water
remove
the inlet hose.
(about
50
C)
Pour the hot water in the
Connect the inlet hose to
34
drawer and maintain it for
the water tap and check
10 minutes for
the drain after
melting
turning
on
the water tap and
operating the washing
machine.
Maintenance of the drawer
1
Pull out the drawer
slightly upward.
2 Wash it clearly.
Insert it in its original
3 place.
MAX
MAX
15
Check the
Request
following
before
for service in the
Symptom
asking
case
for service if the
of failure
?
error
massage is displayed
the following.
during washing, rinsing, spinning.
damage except
Check
?
no
or
Solution
points
Is the water tap turned off ?
Is the water frozen?
?
?
Turn the water tap on.
Melt it with 50°C hot water
Refer
inlet
?
Is the water pressure low
filter clogged ?
or
the
?
Disconnect the inlet hose and
clean the filter.
Refer
?
Is there
foreign
matter in the
?
drain filter ?
Clean and
foreign
remove
material from drain filter.
Refer
?
no
drain
Is the drain hose bent
or
higher
?
Put the drain hose
evenly.
than 85cm above the floor ?
?
Is the hose
clogged
?
?
Place the drain hose under
85cm from the floor.
?
Is the hose frozen ?
?
Refer
Melt it with 50°C hot water.
Refer
?
?
Is the
laundry
tilted to
one
side
?
in the drum?
imbalance
Spread
the
laundry evenly.
by pressing
the [Start / Pause ] button. If it
happens after rinsing or spinning,
Release imbalance
call for service.
?
?
Is the washer leveled?
Install it
on a
firm and
even
Refer
?
?
Is the door
opened?
Close the door.
If
[
]
is not released,
call for service.
?
16
Unplug the power
call for service
plug
and
floor.
Check
Symptom
Solution
points
If the water overfillsa due to the abnormal water
"
"is
displayed
"
"
valve, you will get
display.
if the water level
sensor
malfunctions.
?
Motor is not
operating.
?
Close the water tap.
Unplug the power plug.
?
Call for service.
?
Turn it
?
Plug
Over load in motor.
Over load in motor.
?
Did you press the
button?
?
Is the power
Is the power
?
[
Power
]
plug unplugged?
supply correct?
?
it to power supply.
Use exclusive 240V outlet
with
?
?
Is the short-circuit breaker
on.
ground
Turn it
terminal.
on.
turned off?
?
?
Did you use more detergent
than recommended?
?
Did you use low suds detergent
for the front loading washing
?
machine?
?
?
Did you
bolts?
remove
the transit
Remove it.
?
install it
even
?
Is the drain pump
foreign matters ?
?
Is the washer loaded with
clogged
Use detergents for front
loading washing machines
only.
?
Is the washer tilted?
?
Use the recommended
amount.
with
on
the firm and
floor and level it.
Remove
foreign
matter from
the drain filter.
?
Remove the excessive
loads.
excessive clothes?
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