LG | WF-S100DB | LG WF-S100DB Owner’s Manual

Please read this manual carefully before operating
your washing machine and retain it for future reference.
Rev.: 00(06T15)
: 00 (04T15)
roduct Features
Washer doesn’t operate while the lid is open. If the lid is open during the wash, rinse or spin
cycles, the operation stops for safety.
FUZZY logic control
••A built-in load sensor automatically detects the laundry load and a microprocessor optimizes
washing conditions such as ideal Water level and washing time.
Laundry Sensor
Water Level Sensor
••Advanced technology is built into the Electronic Control System which ensures the best washing
Turbo drum washing (option)
••When “Punch + 3” washing wings turn, the washing tub
turns in the opposite direction. This makes the both sides
current of water which improve wash-performance by
rubbing clothes strongly.
3 Step washing
••3 step washing makes the best washing performance with low tangling.
Rubbing and
Shaking and
Be sure to remove the unit from the carton base, otherwise the machine will not be able to
operate properly.
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.
Safety Information
Identification of Parts
Function Information
Before Starting to Wash
Preparation Before Washing
Use of Water, Detergent and Softener
Special Guide for Stain Removal
Function of each Button
Washing Course
Normal Wash
Wool Wash
Quick wash
Duvet Wash
Extra Clean
School care Wash
Pre Wash + Normal Wash
Soak Wash
Additional Function Program
Tub Clean
Air Dry
Option Washing
Delay Start (Reservation) Wash
Other Useful Functions
Placing and Leveling
Connecting Water Supply Hose
Connecting Drain Hose
Care and Maintenance
Grounding Method
Cleaning and Maintenance
Soft Safety Door
Common washing problems
Smart Diagnosis
Blanket Folding Method
Term of warranty
Term of Warranty
afety 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.
••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.
••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.
afety Information
••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
••Close supervision is necessary if this appliance is used by or near children. Do
not allow children to play on, with, or inside this or any other 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.
••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
: Pressing Power 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.
afety Information
Do not use a plug socket and wiring equipment for more than their rated
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, dry-cleaning 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
It may ignite or explode.
••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 5 years.
••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.
dentification Part
* Picture might be different by model.
Use to start or stop the
washing machine temporarily
Clean regularly to stop
linting on the clothes load.
for pump model
Check if the drain hose is
hung up before operating
the washing machine.
Use to level the washing
machine for correct balance
& spin operation
for non pump model
Water supply hoses
Drain hose
For None-Pump model
For Pump model
1 Each for Cold and
Hot water
“*” Part can be different according to the model.
Anti-rat cover (option)
Make sure the water does
not leak.
If the supply cord is damage,
it must be replaced by the
manufacture or its service
agents or similar qualified
person in order to avoid
a hazard.
unction Information
Our machine provides various washing methods which suits various conditions and types of laundry.
Different types of laundry washing
Normal Wash
Use this Program for everyday washing e.g. sheets, towels, T-shirts. (refer to page 16)
Duvet Wash
Use for blanket or Duvet with (Hand Wash) sign. (refer to page 16)
Extra Clean
Use this Course to get better rising performance. (refer to page 16)
Wool Wash
Wool clothes (lingerie, wool, etc.) Which may be easily damaged can be washed. (refer to page 16)
The fibers of machine washable woolens have been specifically modified to prevent felting when they
are machine washed.
Most hand knitted 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 hand wash these articles and place them in the machine to spin dry.
Pre Wash+
Washing laundry with
cycle that pretreats immediate stain without hand-wash. i.e. Necessary for
clothes which could be smelled badly without prompt laundry. (refer to page 18)
School care Wash
Use this Course to wash School Uniform (refer to page 18)
Washing according to the condition of laundry
Quick Wash
Quick Wash can be selected to wash lightly soiled clothes of less than 2.0 kg in a short time.(refer to
page 16)
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 20)
Other washing method
Tub Clean
Use this program to clean the inside of washing machine especially Inner tub & Outer tub (refer to page 21)
Delay Start Wash
Delay Start 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 24)
Option Wash
When the user needs only Spin, Rinse/Spin, Rinse, Wash/Rinse, Wash, Wash/Rinse/Spin, Soak/Wash/
Rinse/Spin. (refer to page 23)
reparation Before Washing
Fire Hazard
Load Size
place items in the washer that
The Water Level should just cover the clothes. Adjust the load size accordingly. Never
dampened with gasoline or other
Loosely load clothes no higher than the top row of holes in the washer tub. are
flammable fluids.
To add items after washer has started, press Start button and submerge No washer can completely remove oil.
additional items. Close the lid and press Start button again to restart.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any
type of oil on it (including cooking oils).
Light and Large-sized clothing
Clothes like downs and woollens are light weight, large and float easily. Use Doing so can result in death, explosion,
a nylon net and wash them in a small amount of water. If the laundry floats or fire.
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.
Before Starting to Wash
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.
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, hair clips, 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, under wires, 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.
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
••Use ‘PreWash+Normal’ cycle for very soiled clothes. In case of heavily soiled clothes, pretreatment
may require before the cycle.
••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 page 13)
Do not wash fabrics containing flammable materials (waxes, cleaning fluids, etc.).
Before Starting to Wash
se of Water, Dispenser Drawer , Detergent and Softener
Using Water
Amount of Water Level
••This machine detects quantity of laundry automatically, then sets the water level
and proper amount of detergent.
••When you select a wash Course, the water level and amount of detergent (to be
used) will be shown on the 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.
[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
Water Temperature (WARM,COLD : Option for Only 2 Vale)
••The machine sets the appropriate temperature automatically according to the wash course.
••You can change the water temperature by pressing the Water Temp. Button. (refer to page 14)
••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 *18~40 °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.
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 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.
Adding the Detergent
Powder Detergent Box
Open the detergent dispenser and deposit the appropriate amount
of detergent where you deposit the detergent Powder Detergent
where you
Some detergents MUST be fully dissolved before adding to your deposit the
machine to get the best wash results.
Check the instructions on the detergent packet. If you use powdered
detergent if is essential that the required amount be fully dissolved in very hot water before being added
to warm or hot water for the actual wash.
Pre-dissolving detergent in warm water when washing in cold water can improve its performance.
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.
■■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.
Bleach dispenser
Before Starting to Wash
Using detergent
How much Detergent
When you select a wash Course the water level and the amount of detergent (to be used) will be shown
on the control panel. The amount of a cup in the diagram is about 40 g for concentrated detergent.
The correct amount of Detergent will vary depending on the amount of soil in your clothes (Jeans and
work cloches 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
half-way 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 had 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.
Before Starting to Wash
se of Water, Dispenser Drawer, Detergent and Softener
Use Fabric Softener
Softener dispenser ( )
••Dilute fabric softener with water.
Undiluted fabric softener may result in spots that look like oil stain
••Measure and add the recommended amount of fabric softener into
the compartment marked with this symbol( ).
Follow manufacturer's direction
))Fabric softener is automatically dispensed in the final rinse with
indication beep.
))If you want extra rinse , you must add fabric softener manually when indication beep rings in the final
rinse. This maximize the fabric softener function.
••Do not overfill. The dispenser hold max 35 mL.
Never add more than 35 mL.
Overfilling can cause early dispensing of the fabric softener which could result in stained clothes. A
cup with a pouring spout will help you avoid spilling
••The effect of adding fabric softener may vary according to its viscosity, The sticker fabric softener
makes its effect the lower. For a sticky softener it is recommended that it be diluted with water, then
be manually put during the time when the washer beeps several times before the final rinse. This
function informing correct time dispense manually is optionally applied to some models. Please keep
it in mind that fabric softener has to be diluted with water before dispensed and never poured directly
on clothes.
■■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 21 or 32)
••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.
pecial Guide for Stain Removal
■■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.
••Use ‘Pre Wash+Normal’ cycle for very soiled clothes. In case of heavily soiled
clothes, pretreatment may require before the cycle.
••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 Follow fabric care
granular Detergent and water.
label instructions
••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.
Stain Removal
Adhesive tape, chewing gum, rubber
Baby formula, dairy products, egg
Beverages (coffee, tea, soda, juice,
alcoholic beverages)
Candle wax, crayon
Collar or cuff soil, cosmetics
Dye transfer on white fabric
Grease, oil, tar (butter, fats, salad dressing,
cooking oils, car grease, motor oils)
Mildew, scorch
Mustard, tomato
Nail polish
Paint, varnish
Rust, brown or yellow discoloration
Shoe polish
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
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.
Before Starting to Wash
unction of each Button
Before Starting to Wash
Beeper Button(Only 1 Valve)
Water Level Button
••If you want to use the washing
machine without alarm signal
sounds, press Beeper buttons
allow you to select : High ▶ off
Low ▶ High respectively. Default
setting is High. (refer to page 25)
••Use to select the proper amount of water in relation to
the weight and type of laundry.
••Automatically controlled, but can be selected manually
by pressing the Water Level Button.
••Water is automatically selected for Normal Course.
The following settings are indicated as the button is pushed
7 ▶ 8 ▶ 9 ▶10 ▶1 ▶ 2 ▶ 3 ▶ 4 ▶5 ▶ 6 ▶7
Air Dry
Child Lock Function
Wash. Rinse. Spin Button
••This button is used for airdrying of your laundry.
••Air dry selections light up in
sequence as follows
30 ▶ 60 ▶ 90 ▶ 120
••If you want to use Air Dry,
Press & hold 3 sec. Spin key.
•• Use to lock or unlock the control
buttons to prevent settings from
being changed by a child. To lock,
push the Rinse buttons and to
unlock push them one more time
during the washing process.
(refer to page 25)
••Use when wash, rinse, spin time
need to be adjusted.
••The time increases when the
button is pressed.
••If adjustments are needed during
the wash, press the [start/
pause] button before making
any changes.
••When the button is pressed
during washing, the remaining
time is displayed.
*Even if the water level or the water temperature are changed by the user in Normal Course, the sensor will still
work. The sensor algorithm may differ according to models.
*The control panel may differ according to different models.
Display remaining time, reservation time,
and alarm for trouble
POWER Button
••Laundry progress is indicated
••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.
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.
••User 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 finisher.
Delay Start (Reservation) Button
Course Button
••Use to set a delayed finishing time.
••The time increases when the
button is pushed.
••The following settings are indicated
as the button is pushed 3 ▶ 4
▶ 5 ▶ ... 11 ▶ 12 ▶ 14 ▶ 16
▶ 18 ▶ OFF ▶ 3 HOUR.
••To cancel delay time, turn the
power switch off.
(refer to page 24)
••Use for selecting Wash Course.
••This button allows you to select 8 different
Course for different kinds of laundry and dirtiness.
••Course selections light up in sequence as follows
Course 1 : Normal ▶ Wool ▶ Duvet ▶
School Care
Course 2 : Pre Wash + Normal ▶ Quick Wash
▶ Extra Clean ▶ Tub Clean
Select the desired Course by pressing the
••Use to start or
pause the washing
••Repeats start and
pause by pushing
the button.
n the
Before Starting to Wash
Display laundry progress
ashing Course
Add the
Washing Course
Washing Course
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.
Use this program 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)
Use this mode when washing
lightly soiled clothes for
a short time. The highly
recommended laundry amount
is under 2.0 kg.
Use Duvet Course when
washing Jeans of different sizes
Use this Course to increase
rising performance. This
would include underwear and
baby clothes. If someone has
sensitive skin or skin trouble,
use this Course.
Add the detergent
••Add the appropriate quantity ••The
of Detergent as indicated by 8 s
the WATER LEVEL next to lau
Water Detergent. Or follow ••The
the Detergent manufacturer’s the
••Select the Wool ••Use neutral Detergent
program on the appropriate for the laundry.
Control panel. ••When washing woolens use a
mild Detergent recommended
for washing wool.
••Select the Quick ••Add the appropriate quantity
Wash Course of Detergents as indicated
on the Control by the Water Level next to
Water Detergent. Or follow
the Detergent manufacturer’s
••Spread ••Select the
the jeans Duvet course
evenly in on the Control
the tub.
••Select the Extra
Clean Course
on the Control
Close the lid
s use a
ext to
••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.
••Changes to Water Temperature (Hot/
Cold) and wash level are possible during
operation. (refer to page 14)
••When setting the Water Level manually,
do not set to Medium to prevent damage
to laundry.
••Washing with Hot water may damage
the laundry (Water is set to cold
automatically). Ensure that the load
is under 2 kg.
••In order to avoid damage to laundry,
the spin cycle may appear slow. This
also avoids wrinkles and clothing may
still contain some water.This is normal
••When static pressure of water is more
than 2 kgf./cm².
Washing Course
antity ••The pulsate rotates for ••Water will be supplied ••When the wash
ed by 8 seconds to detect the for 2 minutes after program ends, the
the start of the wash buzzer will ring for
ext to laundry load,
ollow ••Then the Waster Level and to supplement the 10 seconds before
amount of Detergent water the laundry the Power goes off
turer’s the
to be used will be shown has absorbed.
and water will be supplied.
Caution & Note
ashing Course
Add the
Washing Course
Washing Course
Use this Course to wash
School Uniform.
Washing laundry with
cycle that pre treats immediate
stain without Hand - wash
could be smelled badly without
prompt laundry
Add the detergent
••Select the ••Add the appropriate quantity
School Care of Detergent as indicated by
Course on the the Water Level. Or follow the
Control Panel. Detergent manufacturer’s
••Add the appropriate quantity
••Select the
Course on the of Detergent as indicated by
the Water Level. Or follow the
Control Panel.
Detergent manufacturer’s
ed by
w the
Close the lid
Caution & Note
Washing Course
ed by
w the
Washing Course
oak Wash
Use this mode to wash normal clothes or thick and heavy clothes which are excessively dirty. soak
mode can be used with Normal , Duvet , School Care , Extra Clean Course
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Press the Course button to select the washing course
••Soak will not work in Wool and Quick wash, Pre Wash + Normal
Tub Clean Course
Press the Wash button, to select Soak course.
••Press the Wash button until the light turns on ‘Soak’ and ‘Wash’
simultaneously as next image.
••Soak Course only works when socking time is 40, 50 or 60
Add the Detergent
Add the laundry and press the START/PAUSE button
••The appropriate quantity of Detergent marked next to the
Water Level
••The Water Level will be shown and water will be supplied.
Close the lid.
••Water will be supplied for 2 minutes after the start of the wash
to supplement the absorbed water by the laundry.
••When the wash Course ends, the buzzer will ring for 10
seconds before the Power goes off automatically
••Order of Soak-Wash timing
••Select soaking time 40 minutes, 50 minutes, or 60 minutes (including washing time) by pressing the
Wash button repeatedly.
ub Clean
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Press the Course button to select the Tub Clean Course.
 Ex-Large Water is set automatically.
Press the START/PAUSE button.
••Left time is displayed.
After 10 minutes of water supplement. Add the oxygenated bleach (about 300 ml).
••Do not use the Detergent box.
••Do not place any laundry inside tub.
Close the lid.
••When the lid is open the machine will not operate, and chime
sound will remind you to close the lid.
••Before using this Course remove lint inside lint filter.
••When using this Course, do not place any laundry inside tub.
••After using this Course, remove dirt inside filter.
••After finishing this Course, open the lid of wash to remove irritant odor.
••Do not pour bleach into the tub directly. It might cause damage the tub.
••Do not leave diluted oxygenated bleach inside tub for long time.
••It rusts the tub must drain the remained diluted oxygenated water out.
••Use this Course once for every month.
••Do not use this Course repeatedly.
Additional Function Course
If scrub is allowed to build-up in the machine it can result in stains on your clothes or unpleasant
smell in your washer. Scrub 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.
Additional Function Course
ir Dry
Air Dry for your laundry.
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Press the Air Dry button to select the desired timing.
Press Spin for 3 seconds to select Air Dry
••Other function cannot be selected during Air Dry.
••Automatically set to 30 minutes upon selection.
••Press Spin button again to select duration (30 min. ▶ 60 min.
▶ 90 min. ▶ 120 min.)
••To deselect Air Dry press power button.
Press the START/PAUSE button.
Close the lid.
■■Select “Air Dry” 30 min.
-- Use this mode to keep inner tub from getting moldy caused by remaining moisture.
-- Do not place any laundry inside tub.
-- Use this mode once a week.
Caution) For better performance, put drain hose down to the floor so that water inside will be completely
drained out.
■■Select “Air Dry” above 1 hour
-- Use this mode to reduce the drying time by minimizing remaining moisture on the laundry.
-- In general, this is very effective on synthetic items(100% polyester).
-- Do place laundry which is evenly distributed(Under 2 kg.).
-- For normal clothes : Select 1 hour.
-- For synthetic items (100% polyester): Select 2 hours or 3 hours(on some models)
ption Washing
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Only Wash
Only Rinse
Only Spin
Press the button, select the desired Press the buttons, select the Press the button Spin to select
timing of wash.
desired times of rinse.
the desired times of Spin.
1)Select 2)select 3)Select
Lamps On Lamps Off Lamps Off
Only Wash,Rinse
1)select 2)Select
Lamps On Lamps Off
Only Rinse,Spin
Lamps On
Only Drain
Press the button to select the Press the button , select the When you want to only drain, wait
desired timing of wash, rinse.
desired timing of rinse, spin. until the water in the washing tub
drains completely.
1)Select 2)select 3)Select
Lamps On Lamps On Lamps Off
1)select 2)Select
Lamps On Lamps On
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.
Add the laundry into the washing tub.
Press the START/PAUSE button.
Add the detergent and close the lid.
••When a Wash 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 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.
Additional Function Course
When you only need the Wash , Wash/Rinse or Rinse cycles , these can be set manually.
Additional Function Course
elay Start (Reservation) Wash
Delay Start (Reservation) Wash is used to delay the finishing time of the operation.
The hours to be delayed can be set by the user accordingly.
The time on the display is the finishing time, not the start time.
Press the POWER button to turn power on.
Press the Course button to select the washing course.
••Select the Course for laundry on the Control panel. This Course
will not work in Wool and Tub Clean Course.
Press the Delay Start (Reservation) button.
••The light will ‘Delay’ turn on and ‘Time Left’
will be marked.
••Press the button repeatedly to set the desired finishing time.
For example, To finish washing in 9 hours from now, By make
the number 9:00 pressing the Delay button repeatedly.
(RES. = Delay)
Add the Detergent.
••The appropriate quantity of Detergent marked next to the
Water of Water• Detergent.
••When the lid is open the machine will not operate, and an alarm
signal will remind you to close the lid.
Add the laundry and press the START/PAUSE button.
••When you press the START/PAUSE button the light will blink.
Close the lid.
••Water will then be let in again 2 minutes after the start of the
to supplement the water the laundry has absorbed.
••The washing will be finished according to the delayed time.
••Finishing time can be delayed from 3 ∼ 18 hours. Delaying 3 ∼ 12 hours can be done in 1 hour time
intervals and from 12 ∼ 18 hours in 2 hour time intervals.
••If the lid is open, the machine will not work, and an alarm signal will alarm to remind you to close the lid.
••To select washing time, rinsing times, spinning time, water level, hot/cold or wash power manually, press
the Delay Start (Reservation) button and select the desired option. Then press the START/PAUSE button.
••When the laundry cannot be taken out immediately after the wash program ends, it is better to omit the
spinning program. (The laundry will be wrinkled if left for a long time after spinning.)
ther Useful Functions
Press the POWER button
••Turn Power on.
Press the START/PAUSE button to start washing.
••After all washing conditions are set according to the manual.
Press both the Rinse button and hold 3 seconds to select Child lock.
••During the wash Course, all the buttons are locked until washing
is completed or it is child-lock function is deactivated manually.
How to Unlock
If you want to unlock during wash, press both the Rinse and hold 3 Seconds again.
" & the remaining time are alternatively shown on the display while the they are locked.
Beeper Option (For only 1 valve)
If you want to use the washing machine without alarm signal sounds, press Beeper buttons allow you to
select : High Off Low High respectively. Default setting is High.
To make buzzer work, press both the Beeper buttons simultaneously one more time.
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.
Additional Function Course
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
lacing and Leveling
Please ensure that transit restraint has been removed before operating your machine.
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 more than
rear, a minimum clearance of 10 cm is suggested.
2 cm.
more than 10 cm.
more than
2 cm.
If the washer is installed on a uneven, weak or tiled 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.
Check that the machine is level
Top view of machine
Open the lid and look from above to see if it is same as shown.
Leveling the machine
Lift the front of the washing machine and twist the Adjustable
Leg until washing is placed evenly.
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.
Anti-Rat Cover
If the power is supplied from a cord extension 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.
onnecting Water Supply hose
Untighten the screw.
Untighten the screw of the connector so that the
tap can be placed in the middle.
Rubber packing
Fixing the connector to the tap.
Push the upper connector up till the rubber packing
is in tight contact with the tap. Then tighten the 4
Attach the water supply hose securely to the connector.
Push the water supply hose vertically upwards so
that the rubber seal within the hose can adhere
completely to the tap.
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.
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
The washing machine is to be connected to the water mains using new hose-sets and old hose-sets should
not be reused.
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
(Normal tap without thread & screw type inlet hose.)
onnecting Water Supply hose
Normal Type
(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.
Fixed Sticker
Pressing handle
Pressing Rod
Water Supply hose
Loosen the fixed nuts to connect the connector to the tap.
Rubber packing
Untighten the screw of the connector so that the
tap can be placed in the middle.
Fixed Sticker
In case tap is too large.
If the tap diameter is too large or is square, untighten the
4 screws and remove the guide plate. Then follow step 1.
Fixing Connectors to the Tap.
Push the upper connector up till the rubber packing
is in tight contact with the tap. Then tighten the 4
Fixing Upper Connector and Middle Connector.
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.
Guide plate
Rubber packing
Fixed Sticker Connector
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 Step 1) and then join it to the middle connector.
Pressing rod
Water Supply hose
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.
Screw Type
Attach the water supply hose to the tap.
Rubber Packing
Water Supply Hose
Connect the water supply hose to tap.
Connect the water supply hose to the tap and then
tighten it by screwing it to the right.
Check water leakage.
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 rubber seal inside the connector.
Hose connector
Rubber seal
Push the water supply hose up so that the rubber
packing within the hose can adhere completely to
the tap
Water tap
onnecting Drain Hose
Before connecting drain hose, check your Drain Hose model and choose the correct instructions.
Pump Model
Fit the end of the drain hose to the outlet of the drain pump and tighten the clamp.
Put the other end of the drain hose over standpipe or wash tub.
within 50 mm.
0.9 ∼1.2 m
Drain hose
••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.
••The hanging down drain hose might cause poor drainage.
Non-Pump Model
Before connecting
Ensure that the hose clip is set as
indicated here.
Connect the elbow hose
Push the elbow hose toward the body
of the washing machine.
Drain hose
Place the Drain Hose
To change the direction of hose, pull put
the elbow hose and change the direction
Repeat Step 2.
rounding Method
Outlet with Ground
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
Buying Copper plate
Connect the Ground Wire to a Ground Copper plate and
bury it more than 75 cm in the ground.
Ground Wire
75 cm
Using Ground Wire
Connect the ground Wire to the socket provided exclusively
for Grounding.
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.
Ground Copper Plate
••To prevent a possible explosion, do not connect ground to a gas pipe.
••Do not connect ground to telephone wires or lighting 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.
Care and Maintenance
Earth wire should be connected.
If the earth wire is not connected, there is possible a danger of electric shock caused by the current
Grounding Method with Ground insert space 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.
Care and Maintenance
leaning and Maintenance
Cold water washing
••If you always use Cold water, we recommend that a Warm or Hot wash be used at 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
the tap before turning off
1 Close
2 Turn off the power before
the power. Hot/Cold (Warm) and
pulling out cord.
then press the [START/PAUSE]
button to briefly start a wash in
order to completely remove all
water pressure from the hoses.
removing the
3 After
4 Replace the filter after
water supply hose pull
cleaning it.
out the filter.
Then use a brush to clean
the filter.
••Before cleaning the filter, the impurities in the water supply hose should be removed.
To Clean the Lint Filter
Do NOT rotate this filter as it pivots out along the bottom edge.
••If the lint filter is torn or damaged, purchase a new one from LG service center.
To Clean the Pump casting (for pump model)
a towel on the floor 2 Turn the cap counter- 3 Remove any foreign 4 Replace the cap. Insert the
1 Place
filter along the guide ribs
under the drain pump
clockwise and pull
objects and fluff inside
inside the pump casing.
cap. Excess water may
it out.
pump casing and from
Filter must face the guide
flow out.
ribs inside pump casing
and securely turn the cap
Guide rib
••Check if water leaks after reassembling. (The Rubber ring is in the cap)
leaning and Maintenance
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 powerdered detergent that contain phosphate
••Let it operate for several minutes.
••Stop the washer, open the lid leave it to soak overnight.
••After soaking, drain the washer and run it through a normal cycle.
Or use Tub Clean Program 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 paint work 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 without presoaking and rinsing them first.)
••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.
Care 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 any remaining water left in by spining
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 Exterior Hoses connection washer to faucet should be replace every 5 years. Immediately
wipe off any spills. Wipe with damp cloth. Try not to hit surface with sharp objects.
Do not use stain removal sprays or agents on, near or next to the machine.
Doing so can damage the machines finish and cause corrosion
Long Vacations
Be sure water supply is shut off at the tape. Drain all water from hoses if weather
will be below freezing.
oft 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 product.
Smart Hinge
Smart Hinge
••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.
ommon 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.
Blue Stains
••Undiluted fabric softener
dispensed directly onto
Solutions & Preventive Measures
••Use correct amount of Detergent for load size, amount of soil
and water Hardness.
••Use Warm or Hot water for normal soil.
Different Water Temperature may be required according to
soil type. (Refer to page 10)
••Reduce load size.
••Wash with Duvet or PreWash+Normal 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
••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
••Keep the recommendations against Scrub (waxy buildup).(refer
to scrub page 12.)
••Use correct amount of Detergent for load size, amount of soil
and water Hardness.
Black or gray ••A buildup caused by the
marks on clothes interaction of fabric
softener and Detergent
can flake off and mark
••Not enough Detergent
Yellow or brown ••Iron or manganese in ••To restore discolored load of whites, use rust remover safe
rust stains
water supply, water for fabric.
pipes,or waster supply, ••Install non precipitating water softener or an iron filter in your
water heater
water supply system for an ongoing problem.
••Before washing, run water for a few minutes to clear lines.
•• Incorrect sorting
••Wash lint givers eg towels, flannelette, sheets, separately from
••Tissues left in pocket lint collectors eg synthetic fabrics and remove tissues in pockets
before wash. See page 9 for sorting and caring before loading.
••Overloading the washer
••Do not overload the washer
Re s i d u e o r ••Overloading the washer ••Do not overload the washer.
••Un dissolved Detergent ••Some Detergents need to be per-dissolved, check the Detergent
••Use too much Detergent instructions. Try pre-dissolving the Detergent.
••Increase Water Temperature using HOT water safe for fabric.
••Use proper amount of Detergent.
Holes, tears, Or ••Incorrect use of chlorine ••Never pour chlorine bleach directly on fabric. See page 11 for
adding liquid bleach.
••Unfastened zippers, ••Fasten zippers, hooks, and buckles.
hooks, buckles
••Remove objects in pockets. See page 9 for caring before loading.
••Ribs, tears and broken ••Do not overload the washer.
••Overloading the washer
••Degradation of fabric
Possible Causes
Poor soil Removal ••Not enough
••Wash Water
temperature too low.
••Overloading the washer
••Incorrect wash cycle
••Incorrect sorting
••Do not pretreated stain
Before calling for service, check the problem against the list belows.
Water Supply
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 ?
Drainage Failure
••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.
Spin Failure
••Is the laundry evenly balanced ?
••Is the washing machine placed on a flat surface ?
Door(Lid) Open
••Is the lid closed ?
Internal sensing
••Please call nearest LG Electronics service center for help.
Power failure
Overflow failure
Close the washer door, and press the POWER button.
••If you manipulated other button or dial before pressing Water
Level button, turn off the power and start again from the
Place the phone to SmartDiagnosis display.
•• Make sure that the speaking side of
the phone to face SmartDiagnosisTM
Long press Water Level button to activate smart diagnosis.
•• Place the phone near the
SmartDiagnosisTM Display, and
long press Water Label button
until tak tak tak sound.
Note : Before pressing the Water
Level should turn the power button
for reuse if you have made other
operations. If under the condition
" CL" uninstall it, and reconnect
the power
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.
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.
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 dose not guarantee that smart Diagnosis would accurately troubleshoot any
given issue.
lanket Folding Method
The blanket and Large size cloth washing method
The Clothes should not exceed 160x200 cm (Width x Length)
Blanket folding method before washing
Fold the blanket in half along the length.
Fold the blanket into 3 parts, by a left-width around 30 cm.
30 cm.
Roll the blanket before put in the tub.
When input the clothes in the tub, the clothes should not over balance lower otherwise, it may
cause damage to the blanket.
Limited of the clothes
The Clothes don't
over this line.
erms of Warranty
What Is Not Covered :
Terms of Warranty
••Service trips to your home to reach 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
••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 canter, 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.
Power Supply
Rate output
Water tap pressure
9.0 Kg.
10.0 Kg.
220 V∼ , 50 Hz
460 W
30 - 800 kPa (0.3 - 8.0 kgf / cm2)
40 kg
590 (W) x 606 (D) x 960 (H) mm.
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