LG | WF-HX140GV | LG WF-HX140GV Owner’s Manual

OWNER’S MANUAL
WASHING MACHINE
Please read this manual carefully before operating
your washing machine and retain it for future reference.
WF-HX140GV
WF-HX170GV
P/No.: MFL68019707
Product Features
The Turbo Drum DD washing machine does not operate with the lid open.
If the lid is opened during wash, rinse and spin cycles, the machine will stop automatically.
Please close the door gently. Closing the door in an agressive manner can cause damage and or
injury.
Smart Drum achieved by DD Motor Technology
Smart Drum with Drum Washing Type is more hygienic and cleaner washer tub that
protects the fabric and prevents damages.
Automatic heating system
Using heating type laundry like drum type laundry machine, it has a uniform
laundry performance and sterilizing effect even with cold water.
Normal logic control
A built-in load sensor automatically detects and measures the laundry load and amicroprocessor
optimizes washing conditions such as ideal water
SENSING SETTING
consumption and washing time.
Laundry Sensor
Optimum
START
Advanced technology is built into the Electronic Control
System which ensures the best washing result.
Water Level Sensor
Washing
Condition
WASHING
AUTO
POWER
OFF
New DD type washing with fabric care
Fast revolution accelerates
detergent dissolving and
soaks thoroughly into the
clothes.
Laundry blade
revolution to either
side in turn to remove
stains in the laundry.
Fast revolution of
tub creates the
current of water.
Low Noise Direct Drive System
The advanced Brushless DC motor rotates the Tub directly without belt and clutch,
thereby reducing the noise of the washer.
The washing machine adjusts to optimum speed according to the type of clothing in
the load.
SmartDiagnosis
TM
It is the technology to transmit the anomalies to the service center when
there is a problem with the washer. It provides the service that gives faith and
trust to the customers through precise and fast analysis.
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Tub rotates to either
side to balance and
unwind laundry.
Contents
READ THIS MANUAL
Inside you will find many helpful hints on how to use and maintain your washer properly. Just a little
preventive care on your part can save you a great deal of time and money over the life of your
washer. You will find many answers to common problems in the Troubleshooting section. If you
review our chart of Troubleshooting Tips first, you may not need to call for service at all.
Introduction
Before Starting to Wash
Washing Course
Additional Function
Course
Installation
Care and Maintenance
Troubleshooting
Terms of Warranty
Specification
Safety Information
Identification of Parts
Function Information
Preparation Before Washing
Use of Water, Dispenser Drawer, Detergent, Bleach and Softener
Special Guide for Stain Removal
Function of each Button
Normal Wash
Whitening Wash
Allergy Care Wash
Smart Rinse
Eco Wash
Quick Wash
Delicates Wash
School Care Wash
Duvet Wash
Silent Wash
Favorite Wash
Soak Wash
Intensive Rinse
Tub Clean
Air Dry
Option Washing
Time Delay (RESERVATION) Wash
Other Useful Functions
Placing and Leveling
Connecting Water Supply Hose
Connecting Drain Hose
Grounding Method
Cleaning and Maintenance
Soft Safety Door
Common washing problems
Troubleshooting
SmartDiagnosisTM
Terms of Warranty
Specification
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Safety Information
Read carefully and thoroughly through this booklet as it contains important safety information
that will protect the user from unexpected dangers and prevent potential damages to the product.
This booklet is divided into 2 parts : Warning and Caution.
: This is a warning sign specifying user’s applications which might
be dangerous.
: This is a sign specifying ‘Strictly Forbidden’ applications.
WARNING : Failure to comply with the instructions under this
sign may result in major physical injuries or death.
CAUTION : Failure to comply with the instructions under this
sign may result in minor physical injuries or
damages to the product.
WATER
HEATER
SAFETY
PROPER
INSTALLATION
WARNING
• Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been
used for two weeks or more. Hydrogen gas can be explosive under these circumstances.
If the HOT water has not been used for two weeks or more, prevent the possibility of
damage or injury by turning on all Hot water faucets and allowing them to run for several
minutes. Do this before using any electrical appliance which is connected to the HOT
water system. This simple procedure will allow any built-up hydrogen gas to escape. Since
the gas is flammable, do not smoke or use an open flame or appliance during this process.
CAUTION
• The base opening must not be obstructed by carpeting when the washing machine is installed on a
carpeted floor.
• Install or store where it will not be exposed to temperatures below freezing or exposed to the weather.
If the product is exposed to such conditions, electric shock, fire, break down or
deformation may occur.
• Properly ground washer to conform with all governing codes and ordinances. Follow details in
Installation Instructions.
If not grounded properly, break down and leakage of electricity may occur, which may
cause electric shock.
• Must be positioned so that the plug is accessible.
If the plug is placed between the wall and the machine, it may get damaged, possibly
causing fire or electric shock.
• Make sure the plug is completely pushed into the outlet.
Failure to do so may cause electric shock and fire due to overheating.
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Safety Information
YOUR
LAUNDRY
AREA
WARNING
• Keep the area underneath and around your appliances free of combustible
materials such as lint, paper, rags, chemical, etc.
Operating with such materials around the machine may trigger
explosion or fire.
• The appliance is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons
without supervision.
• Young Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
appliance.
There is potential danger that children might drown in the tub.
Do not touch the power plug with a wet hand.
It will cause electric shock
Do not put your hand, foot or anything under the washing machine
while the washing machine is in operation.
There is a rotating mechanism under the machine, so you could be injured.
WHEN USING
THE WASHER
CAUTION
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner’s Manual.
• The laundry process can reduce the flame retardancy of fabrics. To avoid such a result,
carefully follow the garment manufacturer’s wash and care instructions.
• To minimize the possibility of electric shock, unplug this appliance from the power
supply or disconnect the washer at the household distribution panel by removing the
fuse or switching off the circuit breaker before attempting any maintenance or cleaning.
NOTE : Pressing Circuit button to turn off does NOT
disconnect the appliance from the power supply.
• Make sure that drainage is working properly.
If water is not drained properly, your floor may get flooded. Flooded floors
may induce electricity leakage, further resulting in electric shock or fire.
• If, during spinning, opening the lid does not stop the tub within about 15 seconds,
immediately discontinue operating the machine.
Call for repair. A machine that spins with its door open may cause injuries.
Never reach into washer while it is moving.
Wait until the machine has completely stopped before opening the lid.
Even slow rotation can cause injury.
Never attempt to operate this appliance if it is damaged, malfunctioning, partially
disassembled, or has missing or broken parts, including a damaged cord or plug.
Operating with a damaged plug may cause electric shock.
Do not use water hotter than 50°C.
Use of excessively hot water may cause damage to fabrics or cause
leakage of water.
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Safety Information
WHEN USING
THE WASHER
WARNIN
Do not use a plug socket and wiring equipment for more than their rated capacity.
Exceeding the limit may lead to electric shock, fire , break down, and/or
deformation of parts.
Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar and/or rust remover.
Mixing different chemicals can produce toxic gases which may cause death.
Do not wash or dry articles that have been cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted
with combustible or explosive substances (such as wax, oil, paint, gasoline, drycleaning solvents, kerosene, etc). Do not add these substances to the wash water.
Do not use or place these substances around your washer or dryer during operation.
It may ignite or explode.
WHEN NOT
IN USE
CAUTION
• Turn off water faucets to relieve pressure on hoses and valves and to minimize leakage
if a break or rupture should occur. Check the condition of the fill hoses; they may need
replacement after 5years.
• When the air temperature is high and the water temperature is low, condensation may
occur and thus wet the floor.
• Wipe off dirt or dust on the contacts of the power plug.
Using unclean power plug may cause fire.
• Before discarding a washer, or removing it from service, remove the washer lid to
prevent children from hiding inside.
Children may be trapped and suffocated if the lid is left intact.
Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of this appliance unless specifically
recommended in this Owner’s Manual, or in published user-repair instructions
that you understand and have the skills to carry out.
Operating the machine with improperly replaced parts may be a
cause for fire or electric shock.
Do not tamper with controls.
It may lead to electric shock, fire , break down, deformation.
Do not yank the power cord in an attempt to disconnect the power plug.
Securely hold the power plug to unplug the machine.
Failure to observe these instructions may cause electric shock or fire
due to short-circuit .
When you are cleaning the washing machine, do not apply water directly to any
part of the washing machine.
It will cause short circuit and electric shock.
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Identification of Parts
Body
* Picture might be different by model.
WATER SUPPLY
HOSE
Make sure the ater
does not leak.
SOFT SAFETY DOOR
TEMPERED GLASS
FUNCTION
SELECTOR
POWER PLUG
If the supply cord is
damaged, it must be
replaced by the
manufacturer or its
service agents or
similarly qualified
person in order to
avoid a hazard.
TUB
JET SPRAY CAP
POWDER AND LIQUID
DETERGENT BOX
BLEACH
DISPENSER
START/PAUSE
BUTTON
Use to start or
stop the washing
machine
temporarily.
DRAIN HOSE
for pump model
Check if the drain
hose is hung up
before operating the
washing machine.
DOOR SWITCH
ADJUSTABLE LEGS
Use to level the washing
machine for correct
balance & spin
operation.
DRAIN HOSE
for non pump
model
BASE
Accessories
Water supply hoses
Drain hose
Anti-rat cover (option)
or
or
1 Each for COLD and
HOT water
NOTE
“ ” Part can be different according to the model.
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Function Information
Our machine provides various washing methods which suits various conditions and types of laundry.
Different types of laundry washing
Normal Wash
Use this Course for everyday washing e.g. sheets, towels, T-shirts. (refer to page 16)
Whitening Wash
Washing is the best temperature (40 degrees) by heating the clean clothes when you want to use. (refer to page 16)
Allergy Care Wash
This cycle is a powerful, high temperature cycle designed specifically to reduce certain allergens. (refer to page 16)
Smart Rinse
Use this Course to get better rising performance. (refer to page 16)
Eco Wash
To save water and detergent for less than 7kg of laundry that is not too dirty. (refer to page 16)
Delicates Wash
Wool clothes (lingerie, wool, etc.) which may be easily damaged can be washed. (refer to page 18)
The fibers of machine washable woolens have been specifically modified to prevent felting when they are machine washed.
Most handknitted garments are not made of machine washable wool and we recommend that you hand wash them
• Before washing your woolens check the care label for the washing instructions.
• When washing woolens use a mild Detergent recommended for washing wool.
• Hand washed woolens may be spun in a washing machine to reduce the time they take to dry.
• To dry woolens lay down them flat on a towel and pat into shape. Dry woolens out of direct sunlight. (The heat and tumble action of a
dryer may cause shrinkage or felting of woolen garments.) Some wool underlays and sheepskin products can be washed in a washing
machine but may cause pump blockages. (Ensure that the whole article is suitable for machine washing and not just the backing
material.) You may wish to handwash these articles and place them in the machine to spin dry.
School Care Wash
Use this Course to wash School Uniform. (refer to page 18)
Duvet Wash
Use for blanket or duvet with (hand wash) sign. (refer to page 18)
Silent Wash
Use this Course to wash quietly at night. (refer to page 18)
Favorite Wash
This setting allows you to store your Favorite wash conditions in the normal cycle memory. (refer to page 20)
Washing according to the condition of laundry
Quick Wash
Quick Wash can be selected to wash lightly soiled clothes of less than 3.0 kg in a short time. (refer to page 18)
Soak Wash
Soak Wash can be selected to wash heavily soiled laundry by soaking in water for some time to remove dirt and grime. (refer to page 21)
Intensive Rinse
Use Intensive Rinse to remove detergents more effectively. (refer to page 22)
Other washing method
Tub Clean
Use this Course to clean the inside of washing machine especially Inner tub & Outer tub . (refer to page 23)
Time Delay (RESERVATION) Wash
Time Delay(RESERVATION) Wash is used to delay the finishing time of the operation.
The number of hours to be delayed can be set by the user accordingly. (refer to page 26)
Option Wash
When the user needs only Spin, Rinse/Spin, Rinse, Wash/Rinse, Wash, Wash/Rinse/Spin, Soak/Wash/Rinse/Spin (refer to page 25)
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Preparation Before Washing
Care Labels
* Look for a care label on your clothes. This will tell you about the fabric content of your garment
and how it should be washed.
Sort clothes into loads that can be washed with the same wash cycle, Water Temperature and spin speed.
Sorting
To get the best results, different fabrics need to be washed in different ways.
• SOIL (Heavy, Normal, Light)
Separate clothes according to the type and amount of soil.
• COLOR (Whites, Lights, Darks) Separate white fabrics from colored fabrics.
• LINT (Lint producers, Collectors) Separate lint producers and lint collectors.
Lint Producers
Terry cloth, Chenille, Towels, Nappies, Diapers
Lint Collectors
Synthetics, Corduroy, Permanent Press, Socks
Check before Loading
• Check all pockets to make sure that they are empty. Things such as nails, hairclips, matches,
pens, coins, and keys can damage both your washer and your clothes.
• Mend any torn garments or loose buttons. Tears or holes may become larger during washing.
• Remove belts, underwires, etc. to prevent damage to the machine or your clothes.
• Pretreat any dirt and stains.
• Make sure the clothes are washable in water.
• Check the washing instructions.
• Remove tissue in pockets.
WIRE
CAUTION
Do not wash or spin any item labeled or known to be water-proof or water-resistant, even if the product care
label on the item permits machine washing. Failure to follow these instructions could result in severe damage to
your laundry, your washer and/or property damage as a result of abnormal vibration of the washer.
- Examples of water-proof or water-resistant items include certain mattress pads, mattress covers, rain gear, camping
gear, skiing apparel , outdoor gear and similar items.
Pretreatment on stains or heavy soil
• Pretreat shirt collars and cuffs with a pre-wash product or liquid Detergent when placing them in the washer.
Before washing treat special stains with bar soaps, liquid Detergent or a paste of water and granular Detergent.
• Use a pretreat soil and stain remover.
Treat stains AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. The longer they are left the harder they are to remove. (For more detail refer to page13)
Loading
Do not wash fabrics containing flammable materials (waxes, cleaning fluids, etc.).
Load Size
The WATER LEVEL should just cover the clothes. Adjust the load size
accordingly. Loosely load clothes no higher than the top row of holes in the
washer tub. To add items after washer has started, press Start button and
submerge additional items. Close the lid and press Start button again to restart.
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WARNING
Fire Hazard
Never place items in the washer that are
dampened with gasoline or other flammable fluids.
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Light and Large-sized clothing
Clothes like downs and woollens are light weight, large and float easily. Use a nylon net and
wash them in a small amount of water. If the laundry floats during the wash cycle, it may
become damaged. Use dissolved Detergent to prevent the Detergent from clumping.
Long laundry items
Use nylon nets for long, DELICATE items. For laundry with long strings or long length, a net will
prevent tangling during washing. Fasten zippers, hook, and strings to make sure that these items don't
snag on other clothes.
Nylon net is not supplied by LG.
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Use of Water, Dispenser Drawer, Detergent, Bleach and Softener
Using Water
Amount of WATER LEVEL
• This machine detects the quantity of laundry automatically, then sets the Water Level
and proper amount of Detergent.
• When you select a wash Course, the Water Level will be shown on the control panel.
• The following table shows the amount of water.
• When the Water Level is automatically detected, it may differ depending on the quantity
of laundry even though the same Water Level is indicated on the control panel.
NOTE
[ Minimum water amount ]
It depends on laundry load and washer model. Or manually you can pour a certain amount water into tub directly to
some height. That’s because if water level reaches to the some height sensed by washer itself, washer automatically
operates. In other words, it is needed to pour water to the point when washer starts operating.
Water Temperature
• The machine sets the appropriate temperature automatically according to the wash Course.
• The temperature of the water impacts the effectiveness of all laundry additives and therefore, the cleaning results.
We recommend temperatures of:
- HOT 49~60°C…(120-140°F)
White items, diapers, underclothing and heavily soiled, colorfast items.
- WARM 29~40°C…(85-105°F)
Most items
- COLD* 18~24°C…(65-75°F)
Only very bright colors with light soil.
• When washing in COLD water additional steps may be needed:
- Adjust Detergent amount and pre-dissolve Detergent in WARM water
- Pretreat spots and stains
- Soak heavily soiled items
- Use appropriate bleach
* Temperature below 18°C…(65°F) will not activate laundry additives and may cause lint, residue, poor cleaning, etc.
In addition, Detergent manufactures and care labels define COLD water as 26~29°C…(80-85°F).
If the temperature of the water in the tub is too cold for your hands, the Detergent will not activate and clean effectively.
NOTE
If iron is present in the water the clothes may become an all-over yellow or they may be stained with brown or orange
spots or streaks. Iron is not always visible. Installation of water softener or an iron filter may be necessary for severe cases.
Using Dispenser Drawer’
Using the Dispenser Drawer
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The dispenser drawer contains 2 compartments:
• Liquid Fabric Softener
• Liquid or Powder Low-Sudsing, High-Efficiency Detergent
The dispenser automatically dispenses additives at the proper time in the wash cycle.
1. Slowly open the dispenser drawer by pulling the drawer out until it stops.
2. After adding laundry products, slowly close the dispenser drawer. Closing the
drawer too quickly could result in early dispensing of additives.
• Avoid overfilling or splashing when adding laundry products to the dispenser. Doing
so could result in early dispensing of laundry products.
At the end of the cycle, you may see water in the compartments. This is part of the
normal operation of the washer.
NOTE : Do not use bleach in the dispenser drawer.
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Using Detergent
Detergent
Follow the Detergent package directions. Using too little Detergent is a common cause of laundry problems.
Use more Detergent if you have hard water, large loads, greasy or oily soils or lower Water Temperature.
Choosing the right Detergent
We recommend the use of domestic Detergent, (powder, liquid or concentrated). Soap flakes or granulated
soap powders should not be used in your washing machine. When washing woolens remember to use
Detergent suitable for washing woolens.
How much Detergent
The correct amount of Detergent will vary depending on the amount of soil in your clothes (Jeans and work
clothes may need more Detergent, while bath towels usually need less.).
For liquid and concentrated Detergents, follow the recommendations of the Detergent manufacturer.
Note: To check you are using the correct amount of Detergent, lift the lid of your machine about halfway through the wash. There should be a thin layer of foam over the surface of the water. Lots of
foam may look good, but it does not contribute to cleaning your clothes. No foam means not enough
Detergent has been used; soil and lint can settle back on the clothes or the washing machine.
If excess Detergent is used, the rinse will not be as clean and efficient. Also, it could cause
environmental pollution, so use it accordingly.
Adding Detergent
Add measured detergent to the detergent compartment of the dispenser drawer.
Detergent is flushed through the dispenser at the beginning of the wash phase.
Detergent usage may need to be adjusted for water temperature, water hardness, size and soil level of the load.
Avoid using too much detergent in your washer, as it can lead to oversudsing and detergent residue being left on
the clothes.
Note : Using Liquid detergent
- Dilute Liquid detergent with water and pour into the tub, start the cycle.
- Delay wash course is not available if you use liquid detergent.
Attention
Using liquid detergent without diluting, or leaving laundry for a long time after pouring
diluted liquid detergent into the tub might cause damage, bleaching or discoloration of cloth.
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Use of Water, Dispenser Drawer, Detergent, Bleach and Softener
Using Liquid Bleach
• Check clothing care label for special instructions and separate the
laundry to be bleached
• Dilute liquid chlorine bleach.
• Measure the recommended amount of liquid bleach carefully
following instructions on the bottle.
• Before starting the washer, pour measured amount of bleach directly
into bleach dispenser. Avoid splashing or overfilling. Powdered
bleach should be mixed with water before pouring.
Bleach dispenser
NOTE
Never pour undiluted liquid bleach directly onto clothes or into the wash basket.
This may cause change of color or damage the laundry.
Do not pour powdered bleach into bleach dispenser.
Using Fabric Softener
If desired, pour the recommended amount of liquid
fabric softener into the right-hand compartment.
Use only liquid fabric softener.
Dilute with water to the maximum fill line.
• Do not exceed the maximum fill line.
Overfilling can cause early dispensing of the fabric
softener, which could stain clothes.
NOTE : Do not pour fabric softener directly on the
wash load. It may stain the clothes.
Attention
Do not mix with Detergent or bleach.
Never pour fabric softener directly on clothes. It may stain them.
Do not stop the washer during the first spin for timely dispensing.
Option washing is not designed to be used with fabric softener dispenser.
Scrud(Waxy Build up)
Scrud is the name given to the waxy build-up that can occur within any washer when the fabric softener comes into
contact with Detergent. This build-up is not brought about by a fault in the machine.
If scrud is allowed to build-up in the machine it can result in stains on your clothes or an unpleasant smell in
your washer.
If you wish to use fabric softener we recommend
• Using fabric softener sparingly.
• When filling the dispenser, do not splash or overfill.
• Clean dispenser as soon as the cycle is finished.
• Clean your machine regularly. (refer to page 23 or 34)
• Cold water washing increases the chance of this build-up occurring. We recommend a regular WARM or HOT wash
e.g. every 5th wash should be at least a warm one.
• Fabric softener of thinner consistency is less likely to leave residue on the dispenser and contribute to a build-up.
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Special Guide for Stain Removal
WARNING
Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other household chemicals such as toilet cleaners, rust removers, acid or
products containing ammonia. These mixtures can produce dangerous fumes which can cause serious injury or death.
To reduce the risk of fire or serious injury to persons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed below:
• Read and comply with all instructions on stain removal products.
• Keep stain removal products in their original labeled containers and out of children’s reach.
• Thoroughly wash any utensil used.
• Do not combine stain removal products, especially ammonia and chlorine bleach. Dangerous fumes may result.
• Never wash items which have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked in or spotted with gasoline, dry cleaning solvents or
other flammable or explosive substances because they give off vapors that could ignite or explode.
• Never use highly flammable solvents, such as gasoline, inside the home. Vapors can explode on contact with flames or sparks.
For successful stain removal:
• Remove stains promptly.
• Determine the kind of stain, then follow the recommended treatment in the stain
removal chart below.
• To pretreat stains, use a prewash product, liquid Detergent, or a paste made from
granular Detergent and water.
• Use COLD water on unknown stains because HOT water can set stains.
• Check care label instructions for treatments to avoid on specific fabrics.
• Check for colorfastness by testing stain remover on an inside seam.
• Rinse and wash items after stain removal.
Follow fabric care
label instructions
Stain Removal
STAIN
Adhesive tape, chewing gum,
rubber cement
Baby formula, dairy products, egg
Beverages (coffee, tea, soda, juice,
alcoholic beverages)
Blood
Candle wax, crayon
Chocolate
Collar or cuff soil, cosmetics
Dye transfer on white fabric
Grass
Grease, oil, tar (butter, fats, salad
dressing, cooking oils, car grease,
motor oils)
Ink
Mildew, scorch
Mud
Mustard, tomato
Nail polish
Paint, varnish
Rust, brown or yellow
discoloration
Shoe polish
TREATMENT
Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with prewash stain remover or
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains.
Pretreat stain. Wash using COLD water and bleach safe for fabric.
Rinse with COLD water. Rub with bar soap. Or pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes. Wash using
bleach safe for fabric.
Scrape off surface wax. Place stain face down between paper towels. Press with warm iron until wax is absorbed.
Replace paper towels frequently. Treat remaining stain with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning
fluid. Hand wash to remove solvent. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat or soak in WARM water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap.
Use packaged color remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Pretreat or soak in WARM water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat. Wash using hottest water safe for fabric. For heavy stains and tar, apply
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid to back of stain. Replace towels under stain frequently. Rinse throughly. Wash
using hottest water safe for fabric.
Some inks may be impossible to remove. Washing may set some inks. Use prewash stain remover, denatured
alcohol or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Wash with chlorine bleach if safe for fabric. Or, soak in oxygen bleach and HOT water before washing. Badly
mildewed fabrics may be permanently damaged.
Brush off dry mud. Pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
May be impossible to remove. Place stain face down on paper towels. Apply nail polish remover to back of stain.
Repeat, replacing paper towels frequently. Do not use on acetate fabrics.
WATER BASED : Rinse fabric in cool water while stain is wet. Wash. Once paint is dry, it cannot be removed,
OIL BASED AND VARNISH : Use solvent recommended on can label. Rinse throughly before washing.
For spots, use rust remover safe for fabric. For discoloration of an entire load, use phosphate Detergent and
nonchlorine bleach. Do not use chlorine bleach because it may intensify discoloration.
LIQUID : Pretreat with a paste of granular Detergent and water. PASTE : Scrape residue from fabric.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid. Rub Detergent into dampened area,
Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
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Function of each Button
Display laundry progress
Display remaining time, reservation time, and alarm for trouble
• Laundry progress is indicated
here.
• Process to be done will have
light on. Process in progress
will blink and process already
done will have light off.
• During operation this indicates time to finish of laundry.
ex)
indicates remaining time of laundry, rinse, spin
dry during operation/pause.
• If there is a trouble, it blinks with buzzer sound and indicates
the source of trouble. It will work normally after
troubleshooting.
•T
•A
•P
t
b
(
Time Delay (Reservation)
button
• Use for laundry
reservation.
• To cancel, turn power
off. (refer to page 26)
Steam button
• Use for steam.
• Steam can be selected
under Normal,
Whitening, Favorite
course.
• Steam is automatically
selected under Allergy
care course.
Water wave button
Buzzer Button
• To control water wave.
• Initially set at “medium”
but will not be indicated.
To control Strong wave
power, press Strong
wave. (all course except
Allergy Care, Delicates,
Silent and Tub Clean
can adjust wave.)
• Pressing the
button allows
OFF ▶ ON.
Tub Dry Button
• Use this when you
want to dry the empty
tub after a wash.
Water Level button
(display detergent amount)
• Use to adjust Water Level.
• It can be changed during
operation.
• Add detergent as much as
indicated amount next to
Water Level.
• Detergent is based on
condensed detergent.
W
•
•
•
NOTE
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* For optimizing the washing algorithm, the displaying time may be changed during washing-increased by
8minutes at maximum and decreased by 4 minutes at maximum.
* The standard detected by the sensor changing the algorithm is set by the normal standard. It may not be same to
the washing habit of a specific user. So, it does not matter that the user uses it according to her/his washing habit.
* The steam option cannot be used with all cycles.
* Steam may not be clearly visible during the steam cycles.
This is normal. Too much steam could damage clothing.
* Do n
* For
* Whe
leve
* The
Air dry
• To shorten dry time.
• Air dry is a stand
alone process.
• Press for 3 seconds
to select, press power
button to deselect.
(refer to page 24)
START/PAUSE button
• Use to start or pause
the washing process.
• After 4 minutes in
pause status, it will
automatically turn
off.
SmartDiagnosisTM
Function Display
• It marks the place
to put the phone to
receive signal when
a problem occurs.
(refer to page 39)
POWER button
• Use to turn the power
on or off.
• Push again and power
goes on or off.
• The power goes off
automatically about
10 seconds after the
wash is finished.
WARNING
t)
Wash, Rinse, Spin button
• To change laundry time,
number of rinse, strength
of spin dry.
• Use safe rinse to more
effectively remove detergent.
• Press START/PAUSE
button to indicate
remaining time.
.
Child lock function
Course button
• To select laundry
• Use to prevent an accident
course.
by children operating the
• Select course by
machine.
type of clothes
• Press ‘rinse’ button and
and level of
‘spin’ button simultaneously
dirtiness.
for 3 seconds to select or
deselect.
(refer to page 27)
• Do not touch the lid
during steam cycles.
The lid surface can
become very hot.
Allow the lid lock to
release before
opening the door.
• Do not attempt to
override the lid lock
mechanism or reach
into the washer
during a steam cycle.
Steam can cause
severe burns.
* Do not use steam with delicate fabrics such as wool, silk, or easily discolored fabrics.
* For optimal steam cleaning performance, limit laundry loads to 4 kg or less.
* When the steam option is selected for the Normal or Favorite Courses, the water level will not exceed
level '9' in order to maintain optimal performance.
* The control panel may differ according to different models.
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Washing Course
Washing
Course
Add the
laundry
1
Add
the Detergent
2
3
Used for normal loads, this mode
automatically selects the most
appropriate conditions and completes
the sequence in one operation. The
built-in sensor detects the size of the
load and the ideal wash power and
wash, rinse and spin times are set
accordingly.
• Add the appropriate quantity
of Detergent As indicated by
the Water Level. Or follow
the Detergent Manufacturer's
instructions.
1
• Make
laundry
lighter than
5kg.
Use when clean laundry is needed.
This will heat water to 40
degree which laundry works best.
1
1
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2
3
• Select the
Whitening
Course on the
Control panel.
3
• Select the
Allergy Care
Course on the
Control panel.
3
• Select the Smart
Rinse Course on the
Control panel.
1
Eco course consumes less water and
electricity to wash normal clothes.
2
• Make
laundry
lighter than
4kg.
This cycle is a powerful, high
temperature cycle designed
specifically to reduce certain
allergens.
Use this Course to increase rinsing
performance. This would include
underwear and baby clothes. If
someone has sensitive skin or skin
trouble,use this Course.
2
2
Cl
3
• Select the Eco Wash
Course on the
Control panel.
4
• Add the appropriate quantity
of Detergent As indicated by
the Water Level. Or follow
the Detergent Manufacturer's
instructions.
4
• Add the appropriate quantity
of Detergent As indicated by
the Water Level. Or follow
the Detergent Manufacturer's
instructions.
4
• Add designated amount of detergent
by Water Level and close the door.
Use exclusive neutral detergent or
dry detergent for home.
4
• Add the appropriate quantity of
Detergent as indicated by the
Water Level. Or follow the
Detergent manufacturer's
instructions
• Wate
After
laun
be st
Close the lid
4
uantity
ted by
llow
cturer's
• Water will be supplied.
After supplying,
laundering will
be started.
Finish
5
6
• Tub will rotate more than
• When the wash Course
once without water (While
ends, the buzzer will
Water Level LED blinking) to
ring for 10 seconds
recognize Water Level.
before the Power goes
• Then the Water Level and the
off automatically.
amount of Detergent to be
used will be shown and water
will be supplied.
5
6
7
5
6
7
5
6
7
5
6
7
uantity
ted by
llow
cturer's
antity
ted by
llow
turer's
detergent
he door.
rgent or
Caution & Note
• If water is already in the tub, or putting wet laundry into the
tub before starting will increase the Water Level.
• With lightweight bulky loads, Water Level can be set low.
• During water supplying, water supply valve might repeat
on/off to meet adequate temperature for laundry.
Whitening course use more warm water than other course
as it has higher set temperature for heating.
Stains that easily removed at 40°C: coffee, cola, orange
juice, grape juice, soy sauce etc.
• While heating, laundry tub will rotate to a direction slowly.
This is a part of normal operation.
• While heating, because of humidity difference, there might
be water drops at the glass of door. This is normal
phenomenon. Just wipe it after laundry.
• Please be attention that exterior of the machine is hot by
heating.
• During water supplying, water supply valve might repeat
on/off to meet adequate temperature for laundry.
Allergy Care course use more warm water than other course
as it has higher set temperature for heating.
Stains that easily removed at 60°C: milk, blood, sebum,
egg, animal and vegetable oil.
• While heating, laundry tub will rotate to a direction slowly.
This is a part of normal operation.
• While heating, because of humidity difference, there might
be water drops at the glass of door. This is normal
phenomenon. Just wipe it after laundry.
• Please be attention that exterior of the machine is hot by
heating.
• Selecting the Allergy Care course automatically incorporates
steam into the wash cycle.
• The Allergy Care course can reduce allergens in bedding and
clothing.
• Due to the higher energy and temperatures used, the Allergy
Care course is not recommended for wool, silk, leather, or
any other delicate or temperature sensitive items.
• During rinse, tub will rotate while water is supplied. "Water
supply -Tub rotation - Drain will be repeated 3 times. Water
supply and drain is executed during rinse and this is a part of
normal operation.
tity of
the
e
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Washing Course
Washing
Course
Add the
laundry
1
2
Quick Wash
Course on the
Control panel.
1
2
Use this Course for washing
delicate fabrics such as lingerie and
woolens. (wash only “water
washable” clothes)
Before washing your woolens
check the care label for the
washing instructions.
(wash only water washable clothes)
3
• Select the
Delicates
Course on the
Control panel.
1
2
3
• Select the School
Care Course on the
Control panel.
Use this Course to wash School
Uniform.
1
3
4
• Select the Duvet
Course on the
Control panel.
Use for blanket or bedclothes with
hand wash sign.
1
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3
• Select the
Use this mode when washing
lightly soiled clothes for a short
time. The highly recommended
laundry amount is under 3.0kg.
Use this Course to wash quietly in
Silent especially during late night
and dawn.
Add
the Detergent
2
3
• Select the Silent
Course
on the Control
panel
4
• Add the appropriate quantity
of Detergent as indicated by
the Water Level.
Or follow the Detergent
manufacturer’s instructions
4
• Use neutral Detergent
appropriate for the
laundry.
• When washing woolens
use a mild Detergent
recommend for washing
wool.
4
• Add the appropriate
quantity of Detergent
As indicated by the
Water Level.
Or follow the Detergent
Manufacturer's
instructions.
2
• Pour detergent after
dissolve at warm water.
If detergent is pour into
cold water, it might
cause leftover detergent
in bedclothes.
4
• Add the appropriate
quantity of Detergent as
indicated by the Water
Level.
Or follow the Detergent
manufacturer's instructions
C
Close the lid
Finish
Caution & Note
5
6
7
5
6
7
5
6
7
5
6
7
5
6
7
quantity
ated by
ent
ctions
nt
lens
t
shing
• Lay out in cool floor or on a hanger
covered by a towel to dry these type of
clothes.
• It might have damped clothes because
spin dry intensity and time are set to short
to prevent damage of clothes. (Spin dry
cannot be changed)
nt
gent
ter.
nto
gent
t as
ter
• Cashmere bedclothes, acrylic blanket, mixed
spinning blanket, woolen blanket, infilling
(polyester 100), and bed sheet might be damaged
by floating. Please purchase a separate laundry
net to wash.
• Separate bed clothes to general clothes. It might
cause laundry to askew and results in abnormal
washing.
• Spin dry might take longer to spread out laundry
if bedclothes are lumped to a side.
• Never laundry an electric blanket and a carpet. It
cause damage to a laundry machine and the
laundry.
• Please use laundry net to soak and sink
bedclothes that are easy to be inflated. It might
cause damage on laundry and machine parts if
inflated.
• Silent Course takes longer washing time than
Normal Course.
• To reduce noise in spinning, spin rpm is
lower than normal spinning rpm.
So the laundry has more moisture than
normal.
gent
uctions
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Favorite Wash
1
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
2
Put laundry in and Press the Course button to Select Favorite Course.
Press Water Wave button and select Water Wave.
("Medium Wave" if nothing is selected)
Select Water Level by pressing Water Level button.
Select laundry time, number of rinse, and Spin intensity desire to save by
pressing each of laundry, rinse and Spin button.
3
Press the START/PAUSE button.
4
Add designated amount of detergent by Water Level and close
the door.
Please use appropriate exclusive neutral detergent or dry detergent for home when
"Delicates" course is selected for Favorite Course.
When the wash Course ends, the buzzer will ring for 10 seconds
before the Power goes off automatically.
To save Favorite Course.
1. Select laundry options and operate as above.
2. It is saved as the operation starts.
3. It is saved even if laundry is paused or power is turned off.
To recall your Favorite cycle.
1. Press POWER on.
2. Select the Favorite cycle by pressing the Course.
3. Press the START/PAUSE button. Then the wash cycle starts.
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Soak Wash
1
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
2
Put laundry in and Press the Course button to Select Washing Course.
Whitening, Allergy Care, Delicates, Quick Wash, Tub Clean Course do not
suppose soak laundry.
3
Press soak laundry button.
“Soak laundry” can be selected by pressing button and indicated by light on soak
indicator(
)
Soak selection : 15
30 45 1:00 2:00 3:00 off
15
4
Press each of rinse and Spin button to select number of Rinse and Spin.
5
Add designated amount of detergent by Water Level and close the door.
6
Press the START/PAUSE button.
Water will be supplied. After supplying, laundry will be started.
When the wash Course ends, the buzzer will ring for 10 seconds
before the Power goes off automatically.
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Intensive Rinse
1
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
2
Put laundry in and Press the Course button to Select Washing Course.
Intensive Rinse can only be selected only under Normal, Smart Rinse, School Care,
and Favorite.
3
Press Rinse button to start Intensive Rinse(
times
times
times
times
times
times
times
).
times
times
times
times
4
Press each of Wash button and Spin button to set duration.
5
Add designated amount of detergent by Water Level and close the door.
6
Press the START/PAUSE button.
When the wash Course ends, the buzzer will ring for
10 seconds before the Power goes off automatically.
NOTE
• Use Intensive Rinse to remove detergents more effectively.
• Intensive Rinse might work if Water Level changed during operation.
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Tub Clean
If scrud is allowed to build-up in the machine it can result in stains on your clothes or unpleasant smell in your washer.
Scrud is the way build-up that can occur within any washer when the fabric softener comes into contact with
Detergent, and according to particular degree of dirtiness or quality of water to be use, in these case, use this Course
to clean inner tub and outer tub.
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Press the Course button to Select Tub Clean Course.
Water Level of "1" will be selected automatically.
Press the START/PAUSE button.
Time will be displayed on screen.
After put in exclusive detergent for laundry tub or oxide bleaching
agent in the bleaching agent input and close the door.
When the wash Course ends, the buzzer will ring for 10 seconds
before the Power goes off automatically.
Recommended cleaner :
(1) Powder bleaching agent :
Purchase a product at a market and refer to usage instruction at the back of the product.
(2) Liquid bleaching agent:
Dilute to 300 times of water capacity of washing machine.
Do not put laundry for laundry tub course.
Use oxide bleaching agent (300g). (do not use chlorine bleaching agent.)
Clean laundry tub per month using laundry tub course.
Please clean laundry tub if there are fuzz.
It is convenient to use laundry tub course at night or during an outing
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Air Dry
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Press Spin for 3 seconds to select Air Dry.
Other function cannot be selected during Air Dry.
Automatically set to 60 minutes upon selection.
Press Spin button again to select duration (90 min.
To deselect Air Dry press power button.
120 min.
Press the START/PAUSE button.
When the wash Course ends, the buzzer will ring for
10 seconds before the Power goes off automatically.
When you select Air Dry for more than 60 minutes
1) You can reduce the drying time by minimzing the moisture in the laundry.
2) Always keep the laun dry amount to 2kg or less and make sure to spread it out evenly.
3) Select 60 minutes for cotton laundry and 120 minutes for synthetic fiber laundry for
effective Moisture removal.
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60 min.)
Option Washing
When you only need the Wash, Wash/Rinse or Rinse cycles, these can be set manually.
1
2
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Only Wash
Only Rinse
Press the Wash button to Press the Rinse button to
select the desired timing.
select the desired times of
rinse.
Only Wash,Rinse
Press the Wash button to
select the desired timing.
Press the Rinse button to
select the desired times of
rinse.
Only Rinse,Spin
Press the Rinse button to
select the desired times of
rinse.
Only Spin
Press the Spin button to
select the desired times of
spin.
Only Drain
When you want to only
drain, wait until the water
in the washing tub drains
completely.
Press the Spin button to
select the desired times of
spin.
You can use this option
for preventing wrinkles of
laundry
3
Press the Water Level button, to control the water
level according to the amount of laundry. If you do
not choose anything, it is set the middle water
level automatically.
4
Add the laundry into the washing tub.
5
Press the START/PAUSE button.
6
Add the detergent and close the lid.
NOTE
• When a Wash, Wash/Rinse or Rinse only option is selected, after the wash is completed the water will not
be drained off. If you wish to drain the water, press Spin button and wait until the water in the tub has drained
completely. Then press the START/PAUSE button.
• If you do not specify the water level, then Medium will be automatically selected.
• If only Rinse is selected, the process will start from Water Supply.
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Time Delay (RESERVATION) Wash
1
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
2
Put laundry in and detergent and Press the Course button to Select
Washing Course.
Put detergent in a slot for reserved synthetic powder detergent.
This Course will not work in Delicates and Tub Clean Course.
3
Press Time Delay (RESERVATION) button to set reservation time.
If reservation button is pressed, it will turn on reservation lamp and show up 3:00.
ex) It is 1:00 PM and if you want to finish laundry by 7:00 PM
Keep press reservation button to set desired laundry ending time.
(7:00-1:00=6hours)
4
Reservation can be made up to 3~18 hours by 1 hour interval up to 3~12hours
and 2 hour interval for 12~18 hours.
Less than 3 hour is cannot be reserved.
Close the door and press START/PAUSE button.
Reservation lamp will blink and remaining time will be displayed
Laundry will be done at reserved time.
Ending time might be slightly different by water pressure
If door is opened during reservation.
Press “START/PAUSE” button to reschedule reservation. Then close the door and press
“START/PAUSE” button.
To cancel reservation, press Time Delay (Reservation) button repeatedly until the reservation
is canceled or press power button to turn off and on power.
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Other Useful Functions
Child Lock Function
If you want to lock all the keys to prevent settings from being changed by a child, you can use the
child lock option.
How to Lock
1
Press the POWER button.
2
Press the START/PAUSE button to start washing.
• Turn Power on.
• After all washing conditions are set according to the manual.
3
Press both the Rinse button and the Spin button simultaneously.
• The button lock is set, it will not be released
automatically if the cycle is terminated.
• Thus, you should turn power on washing machine
and then terminate the function by pushing "Rinse &
Spin" button.
How to Unlock
If you want to unlock during wash, press both the Rinse and the Spin button simultaneously again.
NOTE
• “CJ” & the remaining time are alternatively shown on the display while they are locked.
Seeing Remaining Time
To see the remaining time for each process, press one of the Wash, Rinse and Spin buttons.
The remaining time for each process will appear for about 1 second.
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Placing and Leveling
Please ensure that transit restraint has been removed before operating your machine.
1
Place the machine on a flat and firm surface which allows proper clearance.
We suggest a minimum clearance of 2 cm to the
right side and left sides of the machine for ease of
installation.
At the rear, a minimum clearance of 10 cm is
suggested.
more than 10 cm
more
than
2 cm
more than
2 cm
NOTE
If the washer is installed on a uneven,weak or tilted floor causing excessive vibration,
spin failure or “
” error can happen to it.
It must be placed on a firm and level floor to prevent spin failure.
2
Make sure that the washer is properly Level
Top view of the machine
Open the lid and look from above to see if it is
same as shown.
3
Leveling the machine
Lift the front of the washing machine and twist
the Adjustable Leg until the surface bubble is
placed in the center.
Adjustable legs
Installing the Anti-Rat Cover (option) Insert the anti-rat cover to be firmly fixed from the back or
front of washing machine and screw it
SETTING SCREW
BACK
ANTI-RAT COVER
Caution
If the power is supplied from a cord extension set or generator, the cord extension set or electrical
portable outlet device should be positioned so that it is not exposed to splashing or ingress of moisture.
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Connecting Water Supply Hose
Before connecting the Water Supply Hose to the water tap, check the hose type and then choose the
correct instruction here under.
Note that the Water Supply Hose supplied may vary from country to country, Make sure to connect the
blue inlet hose to the COLD water tap, and the orange inlet hose to the HOT water tap.
Connecting Water Supply Hose to water tap
Normal Type
1
(Normal tap without thread & screw type inlet hose.)
Untighten the screw
Rubber packing
Untighten the screw of the connector so that the
tap can be placed in the middle.
2
Fixing the connector to the tap
3
Attach the water supply hose securely to the
connector
Push the upper connector up till the rubber
packing is in tight contact with the tap. Then
tighten the 4 screws.
Push the water supply hose vertically upwards so
that the rubber seal within the hose can adhere
completely to the tap.
4
screw
Connector
Connector
Water
Supply Hose
Fixing the connector to the water supply hose
Attach the water supply hose to the connector and
then tighten it by screwing it to the right.
5
Check the connection of water supply hose and the connector
After connecting the hose, open the tap to check
for any water leakage.
If the water leaks, close the tap and start again
from step 1
NOTE
The washing machine is to be connected to the water mains using new hose-sets and old hose-sets should
not be reused.
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Connecting Water Supply Hose
Normal Type
1
(Normal tap without thread & one touch type inlet hose.)
Separate Middle connector from Water Supply Hose
Separate Middle connector from the Water
Supply Hose by pulling the Pressing Rod and the
Pressing Handle that is attached to the Water
Supply Hose.
Middle
Connector
Fixed Sticker
Pressing Handle
Pressing Rod
Water Supply Hose
2
Loosen the fixed nuts to connect the connector to the tap
Pressing Rod
screw
Untighten the screw of the connector so that the
tap can be placed in the middle.
Fixed sticker
NOTE
In case tap is too large.
Guide plate
If the tap diameter is too large or is square,
untighten the 4 screws and remove the guide
plate. Then follow step1.
Pressing Rod
3
Fixing Connectors to the Tap
4
Fixing Upper Connector and Middle Connector
5
Connector
Push the upper connector up till the rubber
packing is in tight contact with the tap. Then
tighten the 4 screws.
Remove the fixed sticker in between the Upper
and Middle Connectors. Tighten the connectors
by holding one connector and twist middle
connector to the right.
Connector
Middle
Connector
Fixed sticker
Connecting Middle Connector and Water Supply Hose
Press down the pressing rod of the Water Supply
Hose which was separated from middle connector
(refer to Step1) and then join it to the middle
connector.
Pressing rod
Water Supply Hose
6
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Connector
Middle
Connector
Check for water leakage
After connecting the hose, open the tap to check
for any water leakage.
If the connection leaks, close the tap and start
again from step 1.
If you skip step 1, water leakage may occur.
Pressing handle
Screw Type
1
Attach the water supply hose to the tap.
Push the water supply hose up so that the rubber
packing within the hose can adhere completely to
the tap.
Water tap
Rubber Packing
Water Supply Hose
2
Connect the water supply hose to the tap.
3
Check water leakage.
Connect the water supply hose to the tap and then
tighten it by screwing it to the right.
After connecting the hose, open the tap to check
for any water leakage.
Connecting Water Supply Hose to the machine
• Connect the water supply hose to inlet valve of
the washing machine, and then lock it by turning
the hose connecting part.
• Check to see if there is a rubber seal inside the
connector.
Hose connector
Rubber seal
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Connecting Drain Hose
Before connecting Drain Hose, check your Drain Hose model and choose the correct instructions.
Pump Model
1
Fit the end of the drain hose to the outlet of the
drain pump and tighten the clamp.
2
Put the other end of the drain hose over the standpipe or
wash tub.
Hose
Guide
Within 50mm
0.9~1.2m
Drain Hose
NOTE
To prevent siphoning, the drain hose should not extend more than 50 mm from the end of the hose guide.
The discharge height should be approximately 0.9 ~ 1.2 m from the floor.
Non-Pump Model
1
Before connecting
Ensure that the hose clip is set as indicated here.
Clip
2
Connect the Elbow Hose
Push the elbow hose toward the body of the
washing machine.
3
Place the Drain Hose
To change the direction of the hose, pull out the
elbow hose and change the direction.
Repeat Step 2.
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Grounding Method
Earth wire should be connected.
If the earth wire is not connected, there is possible a danger of electric shock caused by the current leakage .
Grounding Method with Ground insert space Terminal
Ground
Terminal
If the AC current outlet has a ground terminal, then
separate grounding is not required. Note that AC power
outlet configurations may differ from country to country
Outlet with ground terminal.
Caution
CAUTION concerning the Power Cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit; that is, a single outlet circuit which powers
only that appliance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner's
manual to be certain. Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets,
extension cords, frayed power cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these
conditions could result in electric shock or fire. Periodically examine the cord of your appliance, and if its
appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it, discontinue use of the appliance, and have the cord
replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized servicer. Protect the power cord from physical or
mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or walked upon. Pay particular
attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance.
Other Grounding Method
Burying Copper Plate
Connect the Ground Wire to a Ground Copper
Plate and bury it more than 75cm in the ground.
Ground Wire
75cm
Using Ground Wire
Connect the ground Wire to the socket provided
exclusively for Grounding.
Ground Copper Plate
Ground
Wire
Using a Short Circuit Breaker
If grounding methods described above are not
possible, a separate circuit breaker should be
employed and installed by a qualified electrician
Short-circuit
breaker
Caution
• To prevent a possible explosion, do not connect ground to a gas pipe
• Do not connect ground to telephone wires or lightning rods. This may be dangerous during electrical
storms
• Connecting ground to plastic has no effect
• Ground wires should be connected when an extension cord is used.
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Cleaning and Maintenance
Cold water washing
• If you always use COLD water, we recommend that a WARM or HOT wash be used at a regular
intervals e.g. every 5th wash should be at least a WARM one.
When you have finished
• Turn off taps to prevent the chance of flooding should a hose burst.
• Always unplug the power cord after use.
When water supply into the tub is not clean or the filter is clogged with particles (such as sand), clean the
filter in the inlet valve occasionally.
(The figure of power cord and water tap may vary according to the country)
To Clean the Filter in the Inlet Valve
1
Close the tap before turning off the power.
HOT/COLD(WARM) and then press the
[START/PAUSE] button to remove water
from the machine completely.
2
Turn off the power before
pulling out the cord.
3
After removing the water supply
hose pull out the filter.
Then use a brush to clean the filter.
4
Replace the filter after cleaning it.
NOTE
• Before cleaning the filter, the impurities in the water supply hose should be removed.
To Clean the Pump casing (for pump model)
1
Place a towel on the
floor under the drain
pump cap. Excess
water may flow out.
2
Turn the cap
counterclockwise and
pull it out.
Cap
3
Remove any foreign
objects and fluff inside
pump casing and from the
filter.
4
Filter
Replace the cap. Insert the filter along
the guide ribs inside the pump casing.
Filter must face the guide ribs inside
pump casing and securely turn the cap
clockwise.
Guide rib
Filter
NOTE
• Check if water leaks after reassembling. (The Rubber ring is in the cap)
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Cleaning and Maintenance
When there is a fear of freezing
• Close the water taps and remove the Water Supply Hose.
• Remove the water which remains in the water supply.
• Lower the drain hose and drain the water in the bowl and the drain hose by spinning.
If frozen
• Remove the water supply hose, and immerse it in HOT water at approx.. 40°C.
• Pour approx.. 2 liters of HOT water at approx.. 40°C, into the bowl and let it stand for 10 minutes.
• Connect the water supply hose to the water tap and confirm that the washing machine performs the
supply and drainage of water.
Wash Inner-tub
Leave the lid open after washing to allow moisture to evaporate. If you want to clean
the inner-tub use a clean soft cloth dampened with liquid Detergent, then rinse. (Do
not use harsh or gritty cleaners.)
Inlet Hoses
Hoses connecting washer to faucet should be replaced every 5 years.
Immediately wipe off any spills. Wipe with damp cloth. Try not to hit surface with
sharp objects.
Exterior
Long Vacations
Be sure water supply is shut off at faucets. Drain all water from hoses if weather will
be below freezing.
Cleaning the Inside of your Washer
If you use fabric softener or do regular COLD water washing, it is very important that you occasionally clean the
inside of your washer.
• Fill your washer with HOT water.
• Add about two cups of a powdered Detergent that contains phosphate.
• Let it operate for several minutes.
• Stop the washer, open the lid and leave it to soak overnight.
• After soaking, drain the washer and run it through a normal cycle.
Or use TUB CLEAN COURSE periodically.
We do not recommend that you wash clothes during this procedure.
Products that might damage your washing machine
• Concentrated bleaches and diaper sanitizer will cause damage to the paintwork and components of your washer.
• Hydrocarbon solvents i.e. petrol, paint thinners and lacquer thinners, etc. can dissolve plastic and blister paint
(Be careful when washing garments stained with these solvents as they are flammable DO NOT put them in
washer or dryer.)
• Some pretreatment sprays or liquids can damage your washer’s control panel.
• Use of dyes in your washer may cause staining of the plastic components. The dye will not damage the machine
but we suggest you thoroughly clean your washer afterwards. We do not recommend the use of dye strippers in
your washer.
• Do not use your washer lid as a work surface.
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Soft Safety Door
Using tempered glass, inside can be seen while washing and safety is guaranteed.
To prevent sudden close of door, it uses smart hinge so the door closes softly.
Door is heavy. Be careful not to be caught in hand or other material.
It might cause injury or damage on product.
Smart Hinge
Smart Hinge
NOTE
• For customer safety, the door will be locked automatically during operation (Light turn on "door lock" )sign.
If there are additional laundry to put in, press operate/pause to unlock.
• Press START/PAUSE Button again to resume operation.
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Common washing problems
Many washing problems involve poor soil & stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage.
For satisfactory washing results, follow these instructions.
WASH PROBLEM
Problems
Possible Causes
Solutions & Preventive Measures
Poor soil
removal
• Not enough Detergent
• Wash Water Temperature
too low.
• Overloading the washer
• Incorrect wash cycle
• Incorrect sorting
• Do not pretreat stain
• Use correct amount of Detergent for load size, amount of soil and
water Hardness.
• Different Water Temperature may be required according to soil type.
• Reduce load size.
• Wash with Duvet or Soak & Duvet wash cycle for heavy soiled
laundry.
• Separate heavily soiled items from lightly soiled ones.
• Pretreat stain and heavy soil according to directions shown on page 9.
Blue Stains
• Undiluted fabric softener
dispensed directly onto
fabric
• Rub the stain with bar soap. Wash.
• Do not overfill fabric softener dispenser and do not pour liquid fabric
softener directly onto fabric.
See page 12 for more instructions.
Black or gray
marks on
clothes
• A buildup caused by the
interaction of fabric softener
and Detergent can flake off
and mark clothes
• Not enough Detergent
• Keep the recommendations against Scrud(waxy buildup).
(refer to scrud page12.)
• Use correct amount of Detergent for load size, amount of soil and water
Hardness.
Yellow or
brown rust
stains
• Iron or manganese in
water supply, water pipes,
or water heater
• To restore discolored load of whites, use rust remover safe for fabric.
• Install nonprecipitating water softener or an iron filter in your water
supply system for an ongoing problem.
• Before washing, run water for a few minutes to clear lines.
Lint
• Incorrect sorting
• Tissues left in pocket
• Overloading the washer
• Wash lint givers eg towels, flannelette sheets, separately from lint
collectors eg synthetic fabrics and remove tissues in pockets before wash.
See page 9 for sorting and caring before loading.
• Do not overload the washer
Residue or
Detergent
• Overloading the washer
• Undissolved Detergent
• Use too much Detergent
• Do not overload the washer.
• Some Detergents need to be pre-dissolved, check the Detergent instructions. Try predissolving the Detergent.
• Increase Water Temperature using HOT water safe for fabric.
• Use proper amount of Detergent.
Holes, tears,
or snags
• Incorrect use of chlorine
bleach.
• Unfastened zippers,
hooks, buckles
• Ribs, tears and broken
threads
• Overloading the washer
• Degradation of fabric
• Never pour chlorine bleach directly on fabric.
See page 11 for adding liquid bleach.
• Fasten zippers, hooks, and buckles.
• Remove objects in pockets. See page 9 for caring before
loading.
• Do not overload the washer.
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Troubleshooting
Before calling for service, check the problem against the list bellows.
Symptom
Water Supply
Failure
Drainage Failure
Spin Failure
Door(Lid) Open
Error Message
Check up
• Is the water tap shut off?
• Is the water supply cut off ?
• Is the tap or water supply hose frozen ?
• Is the water pressure low or is the filter of the inlet valve
clogged with impurities?
• Is the Hot hose connected to cold?
• Is the Cold hose connected to hot?
• Is the drain hose positioned correctly?
• Is the drain hose bent or placed too high?
• Is the internal part of the hose or drain pump
(only pump model) clogged with impurities?
• Check if electric power has gone off.
• Is the laundry evenly balanced?
• Is the washing machine placed on a flat surface?
• Is the lid closed?
Door(Lid) Close
• Is the lid closed?
• Make sure that the lid is closed properly and press the
START/PAUSE button.
The washer will not operate unless the lid is locked.
• Make sure that nothing is caught under the lid, including shipping
material or clothing.
Foreign objects
• Are there foreign objects, Such as coins, pins, etc., caughtbetween
the wash plate and the inner basket ?
• Turn off the washer and then press the Power button.
Press the spin speed button without selecting a cycle to drain and
spin the load.
When the spin is complete, remove the clothes and then find and
remove any objects caught in the wash plate.
The washer
experienced a
power failure.
• Restart the cycle.
• Please call your nearest LG Electronics service center for help.
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SmartDiagnosisTM
1
Close the washer door, and press the POWER button.
• If you manipulated other button or dial before
pressing Tub Dry button, turn off the power
and start again from the beginning.
2
Place the phone to SmartDiagnosisTM display.
• Make sure that the
speaking side of the
phone to face
SmartDiagnosisTM
display
3
Long press Tub
Dry button to activate smart diagnosis.
• Place the phone near the
SmartDiagnosisTM
display, and long press
Tub Dry button
until tak tatk tak sounds.
4
Hold the phone while data is transmitted.
• Keep placing phone to SmartDiagnosisTM
display while data for smart diagnosis is being
transmitted. The time remaining for data
transmission will be displayed on screen.
• Transmission sound may be irritating. For
proper diagnosis, do not take off the phone.
You can press power button to stop diagnosis
function and the sound.
5
After the data transmission is completed, listen to the diagnosis result from the consultant.
• When data transmission is completed, the
power is automatically turned off with End
display after a few seconds.
NOTE
Smart Diagnosis is a troubleshooting feature designed to assist, not replace, the traditional method of
troubleshooting through service calls. The effectiveness of this feature depends upon various factors,
including, but not limited to, the reception of the cellular phone being used for transmission, any
external noise that may be present during the transmission, and the acoustics of the room where the
machine is located. Accordingly, LG does not guarantee that Smart Diagnosis would accurately
troubleshoot any given issue.
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Terms of Warranty
What Is Not Covered:
• Service trips to your home to teach you how to use the product.
• If the product is connected to any voltage other than that shown on the rating plate.
• If the fault is caused by accident, neglect, misuse or Act of God.
• If the fault is caused by factors other than normal domestic use or use in accordance with the
owner's manual.
• Provide instruction on use of product or change the set-up of the product.
• If the fault is caused by pests for example, rats or cockroaches etc..
• Noise or vibration that is considered normal for example water drain sound, spin sound, or
warming beeps.
• Correcting the installation for example, levelling the product, adjustment of drain.
• Normal maintenance which recommended by the owner's manual.
• Removal of foreign objects / substances from the machine, including the pump and inlet hose
filter for example, grit, nails, bra wires, buttons etc.
• Replace fuses in or correct house wiring or correct house plumbing.
• Correction of unauthorized repairs.
• Incidental or consequential damage to personal property caused by possible defects with this
appliance.
• If this product is used for commercial purpose, it is not warranted.
(Example : Public places such as public bathroom, lodging house, training center, dormitory)
If the product is installed outside the normal service area, any cost of transportation involved in
the repair of the product, or the replacement of a defective part, shall be borne by the owner.
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Specification
H
D
W
Model
Wash capacity
Power supply
WF-HX140GV
WF-HX170GV
14.0 kg
17.0 kg
220 - 240 V~, 50 Hz
1650 W
Rated input
Water tab pressure
30 - 800 kPa (0.3 - 8.0 kgf/cm2)
50 kg
Weight
Size
632(W)
670(D)
1020(H) mm
In our continuing effort to improve the quality of our appliances, it may be necessary to make
changes to the appliance without revising this manual.
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