LG | WF-T6560NT | LG WF-T6560NT Owner’s Manual

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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.
START
SENSING
Laundry Sensor
Water Level Sensor
SETTING
WASHING
Optimum
Washing
Condition
AUTO
POWER
OFF
● Advanced technology is built into the Electronic Control System which
ensures the best washing result.
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 washperformance by rubbing clothes strongly.
Applied models : WF-T
3 Step washing
● 3 step washing makes the best washing performance with low tangling.
Rubbing
Rubbing and
Shaking
Shaking and
Disentangling
4
Introduction
S
afety Information
WARNING!
Read and follow this safety information carefully.
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric
shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
Save these instructions.
WATER HEATER
SAFETY
• 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.
PROPER
INSTALLATION
• 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.
• Properly ground washer to conform with all governing codes and ordinances. Follow details in
Installation Instructions.
• Must be positioned so that the plug is accessible.
YOUR
LAUNDRY
AREA
• Keep the area underneath and around your appliances free of combustible materials such as lint,
paper, rags, chemicals, etc.
• 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.
WHEN USING
THE WASHER
• Use this appliance only for its intended purpose as described in this Owner's Manual.
• Never reach into washer while it is moving. Wait until the machine has completely stopped
before opening the lid.
• Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar and/or rust remover. Mixing
different chemicals can produce a toxic gas 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.) which may ignite or explode. Do not add these substances to the wash water. Do
not use or place these substances around your washer or dryer during operation.
• 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 Power button to turn off does NOT disconnect the appliance
from the power supply.
• 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.
WHEN NOT IN
USE
• 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.
• Before discarding a washer, or removing it from service, remove the washer lid to prevent
children from hiding inside.
• 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.
• Do not tamper with controls.
6
Introduction
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unction Information
Our machine provides various washing methods which suits various conditions and
types of laundry.
Different types of laundry washing
Fuzzy(Normal) Wash
Use this Program for everyday washing e.g. sheets, towels, T-shirts. (refer to page16)
Jean Wash
Use this Program for heavily soiled durable garments e.g. overalls, jeans.
Thick and heavy clothes or those which are excessively dirty like jeans or working uniforms can be washed.
(refer to page16)
Wool Wash
Delicate clothes (lingerie, wool, etc.) which may be easily damaged can be washed. (refer to page16)
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.
Washing according to the condition of laundry
Economy Wash
Economy wash can be selected to wash lightly soiled clothes of less than 2.0 kg in a short time.
(refer to page16)
Speedy Soak Wash
Speedy Soak Wash is designed to maximize washing performance and can be selected to wash heavily
soiled laundry with Fuzzy or Jean Program. (refer to page16)
Other washing method
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 page18)
Option Wash
When the user needs only Spin, Rinse/Spin, Rinse, Wash/Rinse, Wash, Wash/Rinse/Spin,
Speedy Soak/Wash/Rinse/Spin. (refer to page19)
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reparation Before Washing
Before Starting to Wash
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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.
Separate clothes according to the type and amount of soil.
• SOIL (Heavy, Normal, Light)
• COLOR (Whites, Lights, Darks) Separate white fabrics from colored fabrics.
• LINT (Lint producers, Collectors) Separate lint producers and lint collectors.
Lint Producers
Lint Collectors
Terry cloth, Chenile, Towels, Nappies, Diapers
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
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 page11)
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.
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.
Before Starting to Wash
8
U
se of Water, 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 program, the water level and amount of detergent (to be used)
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.
• The amount of a cup in the diagram is about 40g for concentrated detergent.
Water temperature
• The machine sets the appropriate temperature automatically according to the wash program .
• You can change the water temperature by pressing the WATER TEMP. button. (refer to page 12, 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* 18~24°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.
Attention
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
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.
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Before Starting to Wash
Using Detergent
How much detergent
When you select a wash program 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 40g 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 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.
Attentión
Adding the detergent
Open the detergent dispenser and deposit the appropriate
Powder Detergent Box
amount of detergent
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Check the instructions on the detergent packet.
If you use powdered detergent it 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.
Attention
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
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11
S
pecial Guide for Stain Removal
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.
Follow fabric care label
• Check for colorfastness by testing stain remover on an inside seam.
instructions
• Rinse and wash items after stain removal.
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.
Before Starting to Wash
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.
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