LG | WP-970QS | LG WP-1250Q Owner’s Manual

LG Electronics
P/No.: 3828FY3057L
Machine
Washing
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODELS
:
WP-830Q/WP-840Q
WP-970Q(S)/WP-1250Q(S)
Please read this manual
carefully
before
operating
your set.
Retain it for future reference.
Record model number and serial number of the set.
See the label attached
on
the back
cover
and
quote this
information to your dealer when you require service.
This washing machine is designed and manufactured for
household
use
only.
CONTENTS
SAFETY MEASURE............................................. 3~4
PARTS IDENTIFICATION..................................... 4~5
INSTALLATION..................................................... 6~7
PREPARATIONS BEFORE WASHING.....................8
HOW TO WASH........................................................9
HOW TO RINSE................................................10~11
HOW TO SPIN.........................................................11
AFTER FINISHING..................................................12
REFERENCE...........................................................12
CARE AND MAINTENANCE.............................13~14
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE................................14
SPECIFICATIONS...................................................15
2
SAFETY MEASURE
Manufacturer is not
of not
following
responsible for
guide.
accidents caused
by
the
user as a
result
the user's
CAUTION
In
Installation Area
Operation
Do not insert the hand in
the spin dryer basket while
the machine is in operation.
(Do not let children climb
on the machine or
climb into the tub
Injury
may
Avoid area exposed to snow, rain,
or where humidity is high.
It may cause electric
shock.
occur.)
Switch Area
Spin
Avoid watering
switch area
It may cause
electric shock
or fire.
on
the
After continuous using spinning
program 3 times, please stop
spinning more than 1 hour.
Otherwise the spin motor could be
damaged of fired.
Volatile Material
Do not
as
use
Motor
Heat
volatile material such
Avoid electric heater, candle
Benzene, Gasoline, bug killer.
cigarette light, bug smoker,
Do not leave strong alkaline
substance such as bleach inside
the tub. Damage on
plastic surface and
rubber parts may
light,
etc. near the machine.
It may ignite or
deform
plastic part.
occur.
Electric Outlet
Hard
objects
Remove pins, buckles and
removable hard objects in the
wash load to avoid damaging the
tub before your washing
Avoid connecting several electric
devices to single outlet. It may
cause fire.
Power Cord
If the power supply cord is
damaged, it must only be replaced
by the manufacture or its service
agent or a similarly qualified
person in order to avoid
a
Do not plug in the
power supply cord
when your hand wet.
hazard.
3
CAUTION
Hot water
Avoid
Installation
using
hot water
Install the
50°C. It may
deform plastic parts
over
or cause
machine
washing
horizontal
a
on
support.
Otherwise,
malfunction.
it may cause
vibration and
noise.
PARTS IDENTIFICATION
WP-830Q/WP-840Q
2
1
0
3
OFF
15
5
0
WASH-RINSE
NORMAL
GENTLE
3
STRONG
D
OFF
5
1
4
2
RAIN
6
129
WASH
PUNCH
3
WASH TIMER
WATER SELECTOR
4
WASH PROGRAM
DRAIN SELECTOR
SPIN TIMER
6
WP-970Q(S)/WP-1250Q(S)
2
3
Gentle
Off 0
4
Off 0
1
5
6
12
5
Wash Rinse Drain
Strong
3
15
PUNCH
Normal
1
2
4
WASH
9
3
Wash Timer
Wash
Program
Water
Supply
Selector
Drain Selector
Spin
Timer
6
1. Water
Supply
Inlet
4. Drain Selector
Connect here with the inlet hose from the
Select "Wash Rinse" for
water faucet to feed water to the tub.
and "Drain" to drain the water out of the tub.
2. Wash Timer
5.
Select the desired time for
washing
and
rinsing,
Timer
Select the desired time for
or
spinning.
The
maximum limit is 5 min. Don't rotate the knob
rinsing.
3. Wash
Spin
washing
prescribed limit.
Supply Selector
Select "WASH" to supply water for washing
and rinsing and "SPIN" for spin shower rinse.
Program
more
Set the selector to
"Gentle", "Normal",
"Strong" according
of the laundry.
to kind and
than
6. Water
quantity
Buzzer(Option : Inside)
It is electrically operated to facilitate you
know the completion of washing cycle.
4
to
PARTS IDENTIFICATION
WP-970Q(S)
WASHING
COVER
SPIN DRYER
COVER
WATER SUPPLY
SELECTOR LEVER
SAFETY
COVER-2
OVER FLOW FILTER
(Please refer to page 9 "How To Wash"
when you fill water into the wash tub)
SPIN DRYER
BASKET
ROTATION
FILTER-C
EARTH WIRE
models with
(For
two prong
plug)
TUB
SAFETY
COVER-1
PULSATOR
(Vertical movement of smaller plate can
be operated only when sufficient amount
of laundry is deposited.)
POWER CORD
WP-830Q/WP-840Q/WP-1250Q(S)
Remark : for WP-1250Q
WASHING
COVER
WATER SUPPLY
SELECTOR LEVER
use
panel
control
same as
SAFETY
COVER-2
OVER FLOW FILTER
SPIN DRYER
COVER
refer to page 9 "How To Wash"
when you fill water into the wash tub)
(Please
SPIN DRYER
BASKET
ROTATION
FILTER-C
TUB
EARTH WIRE
(For
models with
two prong
PULSATOR
(Vertical movement of smaller plate can
be operated only when sufficient amount
of laundry is deposited.)
plug)
SAFETY
COVER-1
POWER CORD
Accessories
OPTION
Safety
Cover
OPTION
Drain Hose Asm
Wheel Asm ×4
Wheel Shaft
×
4
Adjustable Leg
5
×2
WP-970Q
INSTALLATION
Installation
Set
area
flat and firm floor.
on
Maintain
Incorrect installation may cause
severe noise and break down.
more
A
carpet
must not obstruct the
ventilation
Leveling
the machine
Lift the front of the
washing
machine and twist the
until the washing machine is
If the Adjustable Leg is too short,
as
openings.
(Option)
Leg
Plates
than 10cm between
the side of drain hose and the wall.
Adjustable
placed evenly.
the Level
use
Adjusting
shown.
Connecting
the drain hose
Connect the drain hose to the
Push the
outlet of the
of the
in the
plunger
valve located
at the back side of the
washing
clamp toward the body
washing machine as shown
figure.
machine.
Notes
Be
:
sure
to re-route the hose
so
that it is not kinked
or
has
sharp
bends
which will
prevent proper drainage.
The level of the drain should be slightly lower than the lowest
washing
machine in order to
ensure
proper and
6
part of the
complete drainage.
Connecting
the earth wire
Gas
pipe
Install the earth wire to prevent short-circuit
due to leaking current and electric shock.
It is attached at the back of the washer.
Earth
Connect it to the metal water pipe. If the water
wire
pipe is made of plastic, it does not have the
earth effect.
Never connect the earth wire to the gas pipe, lightning arrester.
connecter, etc.
telephone
WARNING-THE APPLIANCE WITH TWO-PRONGED PLUG MUST BE GROUNDED.
Other
earthing
method
After connect the
Connect the earth wire
When
earth wire to the earth
to the
area
earthing only
outlet.
installing it in an
earthing is
possible, purchase
where
copper plate, bury it at
least 75cm deep under
short-circuit breaker
the wet
(15mA
not
ground.
at
7.5mA at
a
operation,
idle) and
connect it to the outlet.
Earth
wire
Short-circuit breaker
Earth
wire
75cm
Earth copper
plate
Connecting
the power
plug
Insert the power plug into the outlet.
Before connecting the power plug, check if the voltage
setting of the washer matches the outlet voltage.
If AC outlet with ground terminal is used, grounding is not
needed. If not, never forget earthing (earthing method above).
The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is accessible.
Ground terminal
Voltage Change (only for dual voltage)
This washer is assembled for 220V, but can be changed from 220V to 110V(or 127V).
Check your electrical source and follow the diagram below to convert voltage.
7
PREPARATIONS BEFORE WASHING
Preparation
Connect the water
to the water
supply
supply
Set the water
hose
Inlet hose
inlet.
selector
supply
lever to "WASH" for
washing
and
Connect the
power cord to the
rinsing,
to "SPIN" for interim
spin
electrical outlet.
rinse.
Note: The water selector
lever should not be
placed near the center
(as shown in Fig
otherwise water will flow
into the wash and
tub
spin
simultaneously.)
(Fig
Drain hose
Lay down the drain hose.
Keep the drain hose flipped
down while washing is
)
in process.
Before
washing
Remove any objects
Check the washing
123
from the pockets of the
instruction labels
on
be
the clothing
washing
to
clothing. Object left in
the pockets may
damage the clothing or
washing machine
(especially cause
clogging of the drain
hose).
Separated washing
is required for
oiled or dyed
laundry.
$
Note)
For better wash of lots of laundry,
laundry first is recommended.
8
Putting
more
heavily-soiled
1Set
the drain selector to
"Wash Rinse"
2
position.
Set the water
supply
3 Open
selector to"WASH"
water
supply
and
fill water till your desired
level of tap mark(ie.:if
you decide the level 'M',
then fill water till tap
mark of 'M'. That is
because clothes
Wash Rinse Drain
absorb
can
adequate
amount of water and
water will not short.
WASH
Water
Supply Selector
Drain Selector
Put the
4
appropriate
detergent and
laundry into the wash
5
amount of
the
Select the wash program
to
"Gentle", "Normal",
Set the desired wash
6
time.
Off 0
"Strong" according to
kinds and quantity of
the laundry
tub. And add water to the
desired water level which
you want.
Gentle
Normal
3
15
Strong
6
12
9
Wash Timer
Refer to TABLE 2 in
Wash
Program
Refer to TABLE 2 in
Refer to TABLE 2 in
REFERENCE
REFERENCE
7
When
on
washing
page 12.
is
finished,
select the drain selector to
"Drain"
position
the water out.
on
page 12
REFERENCE on page 12
for information on how
to select the appropriate
washing
spin dryer basket.
laundry into
the spin dryer basket.
Put the laundry down lightly.
Place the safety cover
horizontally
on the laundry.
8 Spinning
in the
time.
Move the
and drain
Wash Rinse Drain
Set the desired
spin time with
the spin timer.
Drain Selector
9
HOW TO RINSE
Interim
Interim
spin
laundry
and
1
spin rinse
rinse
prior to regular rinsing
improve rinsing efficiency.
After washing.
Put the laundry into the
spin dryer basket.
Place the safety cover
horizontally on the
2
will
remove
Set the water
supply
selector to "SPIN"
sudsy
34
water from the
Allow the water to
flow
appropriately.
Turn off the water supply,
close the safety cover-2
and
laundry.
spin dryer cover
SPIN
Water
5
Set the desired
with the
spin
spin
Supply
Selector
6 After spinning.
time
timer
Put the
laundry
into the wash tub
and rinse.
Economical water
This
1
allows you to
course
appropriate
water
as
this
course
is to rinse after
"Wash Rinse"
position
appropriate
2
Set the rinse time with
the wash timer
the
Off 0
3
WASH
1
5
6
12
Supply Selector
2
4
9
Drain Selector
3
Wash Timer
laundry
into the
spin time
spin timer.
Off 0
15
Put the
laundry
set the
Wash Rinse Drain
4
Put the
3 spin dryer basket and
water to the tub.
Water
feeding
water to the tub.
Set the drain selector to
and feed
save
rinse
supply
into the wash tub and
repeat
10
1 to 3
Spin
course.
T imer
with
Continuous water
This
flowing
over
rinse is
helpful
supply
to
rinse
improve rinsing efficiency
and
remove
the lint.
Set the drain
Put the laundry into the
Set the rinse time with
123
selector to "Wash
wash tub and
the
the wash timer and feed
open
Rinse"
position.
water faucet.
water
continuously.
Off 0
Wash Rinse Drain
3
15
WASH
Water
Supply Selector
6
12
9
Drain Selector
Wash Timer
HOW TO SPIN
1. Put the
dryer
laundry evenly
into the
spin
basket.
Safety cover
2. Put the
laundry down lightly.
safety cover horizontally
on the top of the laundry.
Close the spin dryer cover.
Set the spin timer according to the
following table.
4.
5.
4
3
3. Place the
Spin time guide
Type
of
clothing
Thin fabrics (synthetic fabrics,
Sweaters (synthetic fabrics)
Spin time
mixed
fabrics)
1 minute
1~3minutes
Cotton underwear
3~5minutes
Sheets, towels
5 minutes
If the
spin dryer basket is off-balance and vibrates excessively, stop the
spinning, rearrange the clothes evenly, and then resume spinning.
If spinning fail to stop within 15 seconds after the spin dryer cover is
opened, the brake is out of order. Immediately stop using the machine and
request repair service.
11
1. Remove the
laundry from
the
spin dryer
basket and close the
spin dryer cover,
2. If there is water in the wash tub, set the drain selector
to "Drain" in order to drain it out
completely.
3. Disconnect the power cord from the electrical outlet.
4. Clean the washing machine. (Refer to CARE AND
MAINTENANCE
on
page
13~14.)
TABLE 1. WEIGHT GUIDE FOR CLOTHES
Type
of
clothing
Type
of fabric
Weight
Under shirt
Cotton
Handkerchief
Cotton
50 g
Bath towel
Cotton
300 g
Shirt
Mixed fabric
200 g
Socks
150 g
Mixed fabric
(1 pair)
Pajama (shirt and pants)
50 g
Cotton
500 g
Winter undershirt
Cotton
600 g
Workclothes
Mixed fabric
800 g
Blouse
Mixed fabric
200 g
per piece
(53oz)
(1.8oz)
(10.6oz)
(7.1oz)
(1.8oz)
(17.6oz)
(21.2oz)
(28.2oz)
(7.1oz)
TABLE 2. GUIDE FOR WASHING
Amount of
Type
of
Wash
fabric
selector
Wash Water
time level
Amount of
laundry (Kilograms)
WP-830*
WP-840*
WP-970*
WP-1250*
water
WP-830*
WP-840*
Synthetics,
S
0.5~2.0
Silk,
2~5
L
2.0~3.0 0.5~4.0 4.5~5.5
41
min.
M
3.0~4.0 4.0~5.0 5.5~6.5
48
6.5~
55
GENTLE
Woolen,
Very
soiled
cotton and
Note)
WP-970*
WP-1250*
43
30~45
46
50
40~48
42~46 48~52
54
58
48~55
51~55 56~60
61
67
55~60
56~60 65~70
43
30~45
-
-
40~45
S
0.5~2.0
0.5~4.5
35
5~10
L
2.0~3.0 0.5~4.0 4.5~5.5
41
46
50
40~48
42~46 48~52
min.
M
3.0~4.0 4.0~5.0 5.5~6.5
48
54
58
48~55
51~55 56~60
6.5~
55
61
56~60 65~70
0.5~4.5
35
5.0~
-
H
4.0~
S
0.5~2.0
10~15
L
2.0~3.0 0.5~4.0 4.5~5.5
41
min.
M
3.0~4.0 4.0~5.0 5.5~6.5
48
55
STRONG
linen
35
WP-830*
WP-840*
H
NORMAL
Linen
0.5~4.5
WP-970* WP-1250*
Amount of
detergent (Grams)
4.0~
Knits
Cotton,
-
(Liters)
H
4.0~
5.0~
-
5.0~
6.5~
-
-
40~45
67
55~60
43
30~45
46
50
40~48
42~46 48~52
54
58
48~55
51~55 56~60
61
67
55~60
56~60 65~70
-
laundry is a weight of dry laundry.
Detergent a general synthetic detergent.
For better wash for lots of laundry, using about 300mg
-
40~45
Amount of
is
of
detergent
is
reccomended. But if too much foam is made, decrease the amount of
12
detergent.
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Be
sure
to disconnect the power cord from the electric outlet before
Washing
If the
The
machine
washing machine itself becomes dirty.
washing machine can be cleaned with
abrasive cleanser
or
chemicals such
washing machine, because these
surfaces and the plastic parts.
as
a
mild
benzene
materials will
liquid detergent.
or
a
button
object gets caught in
pulsator cap with "-" type driver.
or some
1. Take out the
other
damage
the
both the
pulsator.
2. Use a screwdriver to loosen the screw in the center
of the pulsator, and lift the pulsator straight up in order
to remove the button or other object.
3.
4.
Replace
Replace
the
the
pulsator
pulsator
and
tighten
the
screw.
cap.
Rotation filter-C
1. Take out the rotation filter-C
2. Turn the net
3. After
over
by pulling
in the direction shown.
and rinse in water.
cleaning, replace
the rotation filter-C.
WP-970Q(S)
WP-830Q/WP-840Q/WP-1250Q(S)
13
Never
thinner to clean the
Pulsator
If
starting
and maintenance.
care
painted
use
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
Overflow filter
1. Pull the overflow filter forward from the wash tub in the direction of the
2. Use
a
brush
or
your hand to
remove
arrow.
all of the lints whichs has adhered to
the overflow filter.
3. Insert the
over
flow filter back into the wash tub.
1
2
3
Spin dryer basket
If
spin dryer basket and the spin tub.
safety cover-1 and pull the tub by the other hand.
Pull the safety cover-1 upward and then remove the article of clothing.
Close the safety cover-1, pressing down on it so that it fits securely into the spin
clothing
becomes
trapped
between the
1. Take hold of the front of the
2.
3.
Safety cover-1
Tub
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
Before
Type
of
Requesting
clothing
Motor does not
operate
does
Checking point
firmly plugged in?
the timer turned to a suitable point except "OFF"?
there any clothing dropped between the basket
Is the power cord
Is
Spin dryer basket
not operate.
Service
Is
and tub?
Is the
Is the
spin dryer cover closed?
laundry gathered to one side
of the
spin dryer
basket?
No
draining
Is there any lint stuck in the
Is the end of the drain hose
height?
14
plunger valve?
guide located at an
exceed
tub.
W
D
H
Power
ON SPECIFICATION LABEL
source
(1kgf/cm2)
Water Pressure
Less than 100kPa
Water level
WP-830Q/WP-840Q
H55
M
48
L
41
WP-970Q(S)
H61
M
54
L
46
WP-1250Q(S)
H67
M
58
L
50
WP-830Q/WP-840Q
800x475x970mm.
(WxDxH)
WP-970Q(S)
820x482x983mm.
(WxDxH)
WP-1250Q(S)
850x530x1017mm.
(WxDxH)
WP-830Q/WP-840Q
34.5kg
Dimensions
Weight (Net)
WP-970Q(S)
31.5kg
WP-1250Q(S)
40.5kg
S
35
S
43
How to read the manufactured month and year from the label stuck
back of the product.
EX)212TW00001SerialNo.
Product code
Month
Year
(The
last
digit
of
year)
15
on
the
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