Remove Packaging • The appliance is fitted with transit bolts to prevent internal damage during transport. Be careful, heavy load! • Packing and all transit bolts must be removed before using the washing machine. • When unpacking the base, be sure to remove the additional packing support in the middle of the base packing. original packing for future move. i Store Dispose of packing material according to local regulations. Transit bolts Schraubenschlüssel 1 To prevent internal damage during transport, the special 4 bolts are locked. If they are not removed, it may cause heavy vibration, noise and machine to malfunction. 2 Remove the 4 bolts along with the rubber bungs by slightly twisting the bung. Install or store appliance where it will not be exposed to sub-zero temperatures or exposed to the weather. Fit ground of the washing machine correctly to conform with all statutory regulations and ordinances. Ensure that the base opening is free from obstruction by carpeting if the washing machine is installed on a carpeted floor. In countries where there is a risk of cockroach infestation or other vermin, pay particular attention to keep the appliance and its surroundings in a clean condition at all times. Any damage which may be caused by cockroaches or other vermin is not covered by the appliance guarantee. CAUTION about positioning the appliance Install the washing machine on a flat hard floor. Make sure that air circulation around the washing machine is not impeded by carpets, rug etc. • Never try to correct any unevenness in the floor using pieces of wood, cardboard or similar materials under the washing machine. • If it is not possible to position the washing machine away from a gas cooker or coal burning stove, an insulation panel (85x60cm) covered with aluminum foil on the side facing the cooker or stove, must be inserted between the two appliances. • The washing machine must not be installed in rooms where the temperature may drop below 0°C. • Please ensure that when the washing machine is installed an engineer can gain easy access in the event of a breakdown. • Adjust all four feet using the transit bolt spanner provided to ensure that the appliance is stable, with 20mm clearnace between the top of the washing machine and underside of the worktop. BS Plug Safety Details (For U.K. User) E Fuse This appliance must be earthed As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this apparatus may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: The green and yellow wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug marked E or by the earth symbol or coloured green or green and yellow. The wire coloured blue must be connected to the terminal marked with the letter N or coloured black. The wire coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked with the letter L or coloured red. If a 13 amp (BS 1363) plug is used, fit a 13 amp BS 1362 fuse. 5 L N Cord grip CAUTION about the power cord Connecting water supply hose The hose supplied with the machine must be used. Old hoses may not be reused 3 Unscrew the 4 bolts 4 3. Die 4 Schrauben lösen und die using the spanner supplied. etwas drehen, um sie Gummipfropfen zusammen mit den Schrauben abzunehmen. Die 4 Schrauben und den Schraubenschlüssel für späteren Gebrauch aufbewahren. Close the holes with the caps supplied. • Die Transportsicherungsschrauben müssen vor and the spanner for the future use. Refit transit bolts before transporting the appliance. i Keep the 4 bolts jedem Transport des Geräts wieder angebracht werden. 3 Requirements for installation site 4. Die Schraubenbohrungen mit den beiliegenden Kappen verschließen. • The drain hose should not be placed higher than 100 cm above the floor. Don’t strip or crossthread when connecting inlet hose to the valve. • Proper securing of the drain hose will protect the floor from damage due to any water leakage. If the water supply pressure is more than 1000kPa, a decompression device should be installed. • If the drain hose is too long do not force back into the washing machine. This will cause unusual noise. • Make sure the connection to taps is tight enough. 7 Level adjustment • Proper level-adjustment of the washing machine prevents excessive noise and vibration. Install the appliance on a solid and level floor surface, preferably in a corner of the room. • Make sure that there is no kink on the hose and that it is not crushed. When your washing machine has two valves: • The inlet hose with the red connector is for the hot water tap. 5 within 100 cm of either side of location of Power socket: Must be washing machine. Do not overload the socket with more than one appliance. • If the washing machine has two valves, power saving is achieved through using hot valve. i If after completing connection water leaks from the hose, repeat the same steps. Use the most conventional type of tap for water supply. In case the faucet is square or too big, remove the spacing ring before inserting the tap into the adaptor. We recommend connecting most appliances to a dedicated circuit. That is, a single outlet supplying power only to the appliance concerned, without any additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specifications of this owner‘s manual. Do not overload wall sockets. Overloaded wall sockets, loose or damaged wall sockets or extension cords, frayed power cords, 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, squashed in a jamb of a door, or walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance. We recommend to use a residual current operated device in the mains supply. CAUTION about location and moving This equipment is not designed for maritime use or for use mobile installations such as caravans, aircraft etc. Turn off the stopcock if the machine is to be left for any length of time (e.g. if you are going on holiday), especially if there is no floor drain (gully) in the immediate vicinity. If relocating the appliance use the original packing material. Disable the door lock to prevent young children becoming trapped inside. Packaging material (e.g. plastic film, Styrofoam) can be dangerous for children. There is a risk of suffocation! Keep all packaging well away from children. CAUTION about the floor surface • Periodically check the condition of the hose and replace the hose if necessary. Level floor: Permissible floor gradient under entire washing machine is 1˚ . Additional Clearance: For wall, floor and door space is needed. (10cm: rear / 2cm:right & left side). Do not place or store laundry products on top of the washing machine at any times. They can damage the finish or controls of the machine. Water supply pressure must be between 1.0-10 bar (100kPa~1000kPa) • Two rubber seals are supplied with the water inlet hoses. They are used for preventing water leaks. Safety instructions for use Safety instuctions for the installation Installation of drain hose 1. Do not use an extension cord or double adapter. 2. Have damaged supply cords replaced by the manufacturer or its service agents or a similarly qualified person to prevent danger. 3. Always unplug the machine and turn off the water supply after use. 4. Connect the machine to an earthed socket in accordance with current wiring regulations. 5. The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is easily accessible. • Repairs to the washing machine must only be carried out by qualified personnel. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local service centre. • Do not install your washing machine in rooms where temperature below freezing may occur. Frozen hoses may burst under pressure. The electronic control unit may become unreliable at temperatures below freezing point. • If the appliance is delivered in the winter months and temperatures are below freezing: Leave the washing machine standing at room temperature for a few hours before putting it into operation. Green and Yellow (Earth) Brown(Live) Blue(Neutral) 2 6 Electrical connection 4 60 - 100 cm 1 Adjustable feet • If the floor is uneven, adjust feet as required. (Do not insert pieces of wood etc. under the feet). Make sure that all four feet are stable and resting on the floor. Then check that the appliance is perfectly level. (Use a spirit level). • The installation surface must be clean, dry and level. • Install washing machine on a flat hard floor. • Proper placement and levelling of the washing machine ensure long, regular and reliable operation. • The washing machine must be perfectly level and firmly in position. • It must not “see-saw” across corners under load. • The installation surface must be clean, free from floor wax and other lubricant coatings. • Do not allow the feet of the washing machine to get wet. If feet of the washing machine get wet, slipping may occur. @ Read all instructions and explanations of the installation before use. Follow the instructions carefully. Keep the operating instructions handy for later use. If the appliance is sold or passed on then ensure that the new owner always receives these operating instructions. The following warnings must be strictly observed for safety reasons. They must be read before installing the appliance and putting it into operation. • Intended use: This appliance has been designed exclusively for use in dry-interior households. Use the appliance only with cold drinking water and only for washing textiles with washing detergents designed for washing machines. Every other use is improper and may lead to injuries, whereby the liability of the manufacturer will cease. • This appliance may only be used by adults. Do not allow children to touch the controls or to play with the product. • Never modify the appliance on your own, as this is dangerous. • This appliance is heavy. Transporting with care. • Remove all packaging and transport bolts before using the appliance. Otherwise serious damage may result. • All installation work must be carried out by a qualified fitter or technician. • Have electrical connections done by a qualified electrician. • Never place the appliance on the power cord. • If the appliance is placed on a carpet then place the feet so that air can circulate underneath the appliance. • Always unplug the machine and turn off the water supply after use. Disconnect appliance by pulling only the plug - never disconnect by pulling the power cord. Never touch the plug with wet fingers or hands. • Do not overload the appliance. • Wash only machine-washable textiles. If you have doubts regarding this, then observe the markings on the label. • Never place electrical heaters, candles etc. in the vicinity of the appliance. They could cause the appliance to ignite or parts to warp. • Protect the appliance from wet and damp. Otherwise, there is danger of electric shock and fire. • Connect the appliance to a suitable wall socket for 220-240V. Never use an extension cord or double adapter. • Empty all pockets. Hard or sharp objects such as coins, needles, nails, screws or stones may cause serious damage. Unbalanced mass may create heavy vibrations. If heavy vibrations remain also without load, call for an authorized customer service. • Do not wash or dry articles that have been cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or dabbed with combustible or explosive substances (such as wax, oil, paint, gasoline, degreasers, dry-cleaning solvents, kerosene, etc.). This may result in fire or explosion. • Never insert products coated with mineral oils (e.g. nylon coating, plastic belts, etc. ) into the machine. If a stain remover has been used then make sure that the solvent has been carefully washed out before inserting the clothes into the appliance. Oil may remain in the tub after a whole cycle resulting in fire during drying. So, do not load oily clothes. • Do not operate the appliance at locations where flammable substances are present such as oil, benzene or highly inflammable gas. Such materials may cause fire or explosion. Never use combustible detergents. • Only add the prescribed amount of softener. Excessive amounts may damage the clothes. • After washing, keep the drum door open to protect the door seal. • Make sure that all water has run off before opening the door. Never open the door if water still remains. Danger of scalding. • Animals and children may get into the washing machine. So always check the appliance before using it. • During washing, the glass door becomes very hot. Keep children away from the appliance when in operation. • Never try to repair the machine yourself. Incorrect repairs may result in injuries and/or serious defects to the machine. • The product should be serviced and repaired only by the authorised customer service using original replacement parts. • When disposing of your old machine, the power cable must be capped and the door lock must be made unusable in order to protect children. • When placing on a carpeted floor, make sure that the opening in the socket is not blocked. • If the appliance has been under water then contact the customer service. There is danger of electric shock and fire. • The cover cup of the filter as well as the dispenser drawer may not be opened during the operation. • Keep all washing powder and detergents away from children. Danger of poisoning G Technical Specification arantiebedingungen Disposal Name of product Front loading washing machine Max. Watt 2100 W (Wash) / 1100 W (Steam) Power supply 220-240 V~, 50 Hz Wash capacity 9 kg Size WxDxH mm: 600 x 640 x 850 Water consumption 59 l (6.5l / kg) Weight 65 kg Permissible water pressure 1.0-10 bar (100-1000kPa) • When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered Entsorgung von Altgerätenby European Directive 2002/96/EC. 1. Wenn dieses Symbol eines durchgestrichenen Abfalleimers •aufAll electrical electronic products should einem Produkt and angebracht ist, unterliegt dieses Produktbe disposed of separately from municipal waste stream dervia europäischen Richtlinie 2002/96/EC. designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities. 2. Alle Elektro- und Elektronik-Altgeräte müssen getrennt vom über dafür staatlich of vorgesehenen Stellen entsorgt •Hausmüll The correct disposal your old appliance will help prevent potential adverse consequences for the werden. and human health. 3. Mitenvironment der ordnungsgemäßen Entsorgung des alten Geräts Sie Umweltschäden und eine about Gefährdung der of your old appliance, please contact your city office, •vermeiden For more detailed information disposal persönlichen Gesundheit. 4. Weitere zur Entsorgung altenwhere Geräts you purchased the product. wasteInformationen disposal service or thedes shop erhalten Sie bei der Stadtverwaltung, beim Entsorgungsamt oder in dem Geschäft, wo Sie das Produkt erworben haben. N Troubleshooting Symptom Possible Cause Solution • Water supply is not adequate in area • Water supply taps are not completely open. • Water inlet hose(s) are kinked. • The filter of the inlet hose(s) are clogged. Check another tap in the house. Fully open tap. Straighten hose(s). Check the filter of the inlet hose(s). • Drain hose is kinked or clogged. • The drain filter is clogged. Clean and straighten the drain hose. Clean the drain filter. For more detailed information, please refer to “Cleaning the drain pump filter” • Load is too small. • Load is out of balance. • The appliance has an unbalance detection and correction system. If individual heavy articles are loaded (ex. bath mat, both robe, etc.), this system may stop spinning or even interrupt the spin cycle altogether. • If the laundry is still too wet at the end of the cycle, add smaller articles of laundry to balance the load and repeat the spin cycle. Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load. Rearrange load to allow proper spinning • Is the door opened or not completely closed? Owner‘s Manual F1403FDS(1~9) WD-14988FDS Close the door completely. If “ ”is not released, call for service. Unplug the power plug and call for service. • Water overfills due to the faulty water valve. • Water level sensor has malfunctioned. Close the water tap. Unplug the power plug. Call for service. • Over load in motor. • Water leaks Call for service. • The washer experienced a power failure. Restart the cycle. Rattling and clanking noise Extraneous objects such as coins or safety pins maybe in drum or pump. Thumping sound Heavy wash loads may produce a thumping sound. This is usually normal. Vibrating noise Have all transit bolts and packing been removed? Water leaks. Check and tighten hose connections. Unclog drain pipe. Contact plumber if necessary. Excessive suds Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent. Washing machine does not start Power cord may not be plugged in or connection may be loose. Washing machine won’t spin Check that the door is firmly shut. Door does not open Once started, the door can not be opened for safety reasons. Wait one or two minutes before opening the door to allow the electric locking mechanism time to release. Before use please read carefully the safety instructions! Thank you for buying an LG fully automatic washing machine. Please read this owner‘s manual carefully, it provides instructions on safe installation, use and maintenance. Keep it handy for future reference of this machine. Make a note of the model and serial numbers of your washing machine. For the U.K. customer CUSTOMER SERVICES Tel. : 0870 - 873 - LGLG (5454) Fax. : 0870 - 872 - 7337 LGEUK SERVICE WEB-SITE : http://uk.lge.com P/No. :MFL38868794 Preparation Washing symbols CHECKING THE MACHINE Never use a defective machine! In case of any failure, first unplug the machine and turn off the water tap. A - empty all pockets - remove all metal parts - place the delicate textiles into the laundry net - close zippers LAUNDRY WITH DIFFERENT AMOUNTS OF SOILING - wash new textiles separately lightly - do not prewash - pretreat dirty spots heavily - pre wash WATER TREATMENT - with hardness III water - use water softening agent Do not wash Hot ironing Hang to dry Do not bleach Do not iron Drip dry Handy to bleach Main Wash For very dirty clothes fill 1/4 of the portion of detergent in here and select a prewashing programm B C Softener Do not exceed the MAX-Level. Highly densed softeners are to be diluted with some water. Pre Wash For normal dirty clothes use a small amount of detergent. Don't pre wash. Mount the level plate to use fluid detergents. Washing program table Program Cotton Cotton Quick Synthetic Baby Care Allergy Care Fabric Type Color fast garments (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas...)and lightly soiled white cotton (underwear) Lightly soiled clothing and small loads Water Temp. (Option) 60°C (Cold, 30°C, 40°C, 95°C) 40°C (Cold, 30°C, 60°C) Polyamide, Acrylic, Polyester 40°C (Cold, 30°C, 60°C) Lightly soiled baby wear 60°C (40°C, 95°C) Cotton, underwear, pillow covers, bed sheets, baby wear 60°C Delicate laundry easily damaged 30°C (Cold, 40°C) “Hand wash” marked delicate and wool laundry 40°C (Cold, 30°C) Quick 30 Colored laundry which is lightly soiled fast 30°C (Cold, 40°C) Refresh Cotton mixed, Polyester mixed Dress shirts, blouses Delicate Hand Wash /Wool No Choose Option - Time Delay Steam Wash Intensive Soak Pre Wash Crease Care Rinse+Spin Medic Rinse - Time Delay Steam Default Intensive Crease Care Rinse+Spin Medic Rinse - Time Delay Intensive Crease Care Rinse+Spin - Steam Default Maximum Load Spinning cycle Time Delay Fill the drum Check the folds of the flexible gasket (grey) and remove any small articles, if any. . Check inside of the drum and remove any left in items for next wash cycle. . Remove any clothing or items on the flexible gasket to prevent clothing and the gasket damages . 2 Control panel Dispenser drawer Power button Start / Pause Options Rinse Fill detergent Refer to the written information on the detergent's packing B Drum A H ow to use washer Available in the Cotton, Cotton Quick, Synthetic, and Baby Care programs. Medic Rinse is set by default in the Baby Care program. 2. Steam Wash The respective temperature indicator will light up. Steam Washing and Refresh cycle Turn the machine ON by pressing the Power button Cover cap Refresh Less than 4.5kg Tub Clean Remove laundry - Open the door - Remove the laundry Select an Option Pre Wash / Soak / Crease Care / Rinse + Spin nt Select Rinse mode and Washing temperature Baby Care Program Temperature Program Cotton Cold, 30°C, 40°C, 60°C, 95°C Baby Care Cotton Quick Cold, 30°C, 40°C, 60°C Refresh Synthetic Cold, 30°C, 40°C, 60°C Allergy Care How to use Refresh Cycle il w as hi ng 4 additional programs Time Delay / Steam Wash / Intensive / Medic Rinse is Press Start / Pause to start the washing process f in ishe Cotton Cotton Quick Synthetic 1 2 d Select the Refresh program Load 3 items or less and close the door Cotton 60°c (30°c, 40°c, 95°c) Temperature Synthetic 40°c (30°c, 60°c) Baby Care 95°c (40°c, 60°c) 40°C, 60°C, 95°C • This option features upgraded washing performance with low energy. No choose • Do not load delicates such as wool, silk, and 60°C easily discolored clothes. NOTE: - Steam wash is a highly concentrated and efficient. Press the It may seem there is no water inside the 3 4 Start/Pause drum(normal condition). - During thebutton steam cycle the strong steam spray may not be seen through the door (normal condition). Press the Steam Wash button repeatedly until the - During the steam operation, a spraying sound required and correct number displayed will of beitems heard.is(normal condition) - Do not try to open the door while operating. Steam can cause severe burns. Press Start/Pause Select the desired program press Start/Pause 1 2 3 Unscrew the water inlet hose 4 Pull out the water inlet filter 5 Clean the filter using a hard bristle brush Tighten up the inlet hose TUB CLEAN is special cycle to clean the inside of the washing machine. A higher water level is used in this cyle at higher spin speed. Perform this cycle regularly. Cleaning the drain pump filter 6 3 sec. 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 3 4 5 3. Intensive thedrum laundry is heavily soiled “Intensive” Empty• Ifthe Add anti-limescale option is effective. completly and close (Calgon) to the main • By selecting the Intensive option, the wash the door washdepending compartment. time may be extended, on the program selected. Close the disp. drawer Steam Wash is Steam Wash is • For tough stained clothes, underwear, or baby - For heavily stained clothes, underwear, or baby clothes. clothes. available with Cotton, Synthetic, - Steam Wash is available with the Cotton, Cotton Quick, Synthetic, Baby Care,• Steam AllergyWash Care is programs. Baby Care program. - Refresh cycle is always Steam wash. Refresh cycle is fixed Steam wash. - Do not load delicates such as wool, silk, and easily discolored clothes. Program Temperature tu Notes Neutral detergent is recommended. The wool cycle features gentle tumbling and low-speed spin for garment care. Press and hold the Option buttons simultaneously Turn off the water tap Steam Washing features enhance washing performance with low pressing the Steam Wash button, Steam energy consumption. Refresh cycle reducesBycreases in clothes. Function Can be selected. By pressing the Steam Wash button, Steam Function can be selected. When Steam Function is selected, Steam wash ) LED lights When Steam Function is selected, Steam wash ( ( lights on. up. Select the Spinning speed 3 items The wool wash cycle of this machine has been approved by Woolmark for the washing of machine washable Woolmark products provided that the products are washed according to the instructions on the garment label and those issued by the manufacturer of this washing machine M0708. Allergy Care Additional Steps - Turn the machine off - Leave door open to allow drum to dry Select a Program Note: To use programs in the Steam-Cycle, please press first the “Steam Wash” button (see additional programs). To deactivate: press and hold the Option buttons simultaneously For best results or for cleaner rinsing, select the “Medic Rinse” option. Turn off tap - Close water supply - Clean the machine - Unplug machine C Cleaning the water inlet filter 6 3 sec. Medic Rinse 3 Warning: Before cleaning the washing machine interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid the risk of electric shock. Change to the desired program, whilst in child lock mode: 2 To activate: press and hold the Option buttons simultaneously If the laundry is heavily soiled “Intensive”option is effective. - By selecting the Intensive option, the washing duration may be extended, depending on the program selected. - To use this option, press the intensive button once before the wash program is started. Temperature Less than 7 kg Less than 2.0kg 6 3 sec. 1 Intensive Program Cycle Cleaning and Maintenance Select this function to lock the buttons on the control panel and to prevent tampering. 6 3 sec. How to set “Time Delay” - Press Power button. - Turn the Program dial to select the program you require. - Press Time Delay button and set time required. - Press the Start/Pause button. Rating Less than 3.0kg Child Lock Additional programs Setting “Time Delay” determines when machine stops. Water Temperature: Select water temperature to suit wash cycles. Always follow garment manufacture’s care label or instructions when washing. Intensive: If the laundry is heavily soiled “Intensive” option is effective. Set program at “Cotton 60°C + Steam Wash + Intensive” option for test in accordance or in conformity with EN60456 and IEC60456. Pre Wash: If the laundry is heavily soiled, “Pre Wash” Cotton is recommended. Pre Wash is available in the Cotton, Cotton Quick, Synthetic and Baby Care program. Crease Care: If you want to prevent creasing, select Crease Care option. Medic Rinse: For best results or for cleaner rinsing, you can choose Medic Rinse option. Medic Rinse is set by default in the Baby Care program. Warning: Keep all washing powder and detergents away from children. Danger of poisoning Display ai ECOLOGICAL WASHING - make use of the max. washing quantity - do not “pre wash” if possible - use short program if possible Dry flat Additional programs Steam Cycle 1 W DRUM CARE - remove extraneous objects - leave door open to dry the drum - check the rubber seals regularly Do not tumble dry Dispenser drawer HANG UP WASTE WATER HOSE Hose elbow connection e.g. attach to water tap DOING LAUNDRY AND USING MACHINE WITH CARE Medium hot ironing Luke warm ironing WATER CONNECTION Turn on the water tap INSERT PLUS INTO THE MAINS SOCKET Never touch the plug with wet hands! Never remove the plug from the socket by pulling on the cord. Washing temperature Sort the laundry note washing instruction symbols Degree of soiling Type of textile / colour - Power ON with Then press and hold Rinse and Temp. button Press the Start/ Pause button to start Tub Clean process After the cycle is complete, leave the door open to dry Open the lower cover Unplug the drain plug. cap. Drain plug to Then open the filter pull out the hose by turning to the left Remove any extraneous matter from the pump filter After cleaning, turn the pump filter and insert the drain plug Close the lower cover cap • To use this option, press the intensive button once before the wash program is started. Cleaning the dispenser drawer 4. Medic Rinse Beep on / off • For high effectiveness or more purity in rinse operation you can choose Medic Rinse option. • Available in Cotton, Synthetic and Baby Care program. • Medic Rinse is default in Baby Care program. The required temperature lamp will light up for identification. Refresh � Refresh cycle • For slightly wrinkled clothes which have been stored for an extended time. It just makes wrinkled clothes easy to iron (Do not load wet clothes). • Wrinkles will be reduced. � How to use Refresh cycle 1. Turn on the washer and select the Refresh program. 2. Load 3 items or less and close the door. 3. Press the Steam Wash button repeatedly until the desired and correct number of items is displayed. Initial display is 2 items Press the Steam Wash button The Beep on/off function can be set by pressing and holding the Option and Rinse button simultaneously. The Beep on/off function can be set at any time and it is automatically cancelled in the event of a power cut. The Beep on/off function also works when power is off. 1 2 Pull out the dispenser drawer 3 Clean the dispenser drawer under flowing water Cleaning in general 4 Clean inside the recess with an old toothbrush Insert the dispenser drawer 5 Once you have finished cleaning, replace the drawer and run a rinse cycle without laundry. Important: Do not use methylated spirits, solvents or similar products. Exterior Proper care of your washing machine can extend its service life. The outside of the machine can be cleaned with warm water and a neutral non-abrasive household detergent. Immediately wipe off any spillage. Wipe with damp cloth. Avoid striking the surface with sharp objects. Never hose down the machine! Interior Dry around the washing machine door opening, flexible gasket and door glass. Run washing machine through a complete cycle using hot water. Repeat process if necessary.