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LG
Window-Type Air Conditioner
LG
OWNER'S MANUAL
MODELS:
LWC182PLAB0, LWC182PLMM0
LWH182PLAB0, LWH182PLMM0
LWC242PLAB0, LWC242PLMM0
IMPORTANT
Please read
through this
manual. It contains valuable
information about your air conditioner. This manual may help
save time and money by explaining proper air conditioner
maintenance and preventing improper use.
PRECAUTIONS
Pay close attention to precautions in order to prevent
potential hazards and damage from misuse or improper
installation. LG is not responsible for any damages caused by
misuse of the air conditioner.
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1.
2.
Safety Precautions
Operating
Instructions
3. Care and Maintenance
You
can
find them
on a
label
on
the side of each unit.
Dealer's Name
Date Purchased
4. Hardware Installation
5. Common Issues
R ead This Manual
Inside you will find many
6. Basic Characteristics
helpful
hints
on
how to
and maintain your air conditioner properly. Just
preventive
care on
your
part
deal of time and money
can save
over
you
a
a
use
little
great
the life of your air
conditioner.
You'll find many
chart of
answers
to
troubleshooting tips.
Troubleshooting Tips first,
common
problems
If you review
our
in the
chart of
you may not need to call
for service at all.
CAUTION
?
Contact the authorized service technician for
or
?
?
Contact the installer for installation of this unit.
The air conditioner is not intended for
children
?
repair
maintenance of this unit.
or
use
by young
invalids without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to
they do not play with the air conditioner.
ensure
that
Safety
Precautions
Precautions
To
prevent injury and property damage, follow these instructions.
Incorrect
indicated
operation due to ignoring instructions
by the following symbols.
will
cause
WARNING
This
symbol
shows the
CAUTION
This
symbol
indicates the
harm
or
possibility
damage,
of death
possibility
of
the seriousness of which is
or
injury
serious
or
injury.
damage
to
property.
Never Do This
Do This
Always
The
items
following
are
classified
by these symbols.
WARNING
WARNING
Plug in the power plug
properly.
?
Otherwise, it will
shock
or
Do not
length
electric
modify power
?
cause
due to heat
It will
cause
due to heat
cord
Do not
share the outlet
with other
It will
hands
electric shock
operate with
or
or
fire
?
It will
cause
Do not
run
failure of machine
?
use
or
or
?
the socket if it is
in
use
cause
cause
electric shock
or
fire.
supply cord is damaged, it must be
replaced by the manufacturer or its service
agent or a similarly qualified person in
order to avoid a hazard. (Y attachment)
Always plug into
grounded outlet.
wet
Always install
air
breaker and
dedicated
a
?
a
No
grounding may cause electric
(See Installation Manual).
Unplug the unit if strange
sounds, odors, or smoke
leakage
board.
comes
No installation may cause fire
and electric shock accident.
?
from it.
It may cause fire and electric
shock accident.
Keep firearms away.
during operation.
?
It may
cause
electric shock.
the power cord close to the
?
It may
cause
fire.
Do not
or
use the power cord near flammable gas
combustibles such as gasoline, benzene,
thinner,
It may
If the
damp
heating tools.
?
It will
?
Do not open the entrance
damaged.
It may cause fire and electric
shock.
Do not
?
shock
electric shock.
loose
fire
electric shock.
switching
cause
or
generation.
generation.
Do not allow water to
It will
Do not damage or use an
unspecified power cord.
stop the
environment.
appliances.
electric shock
into electric parts.
?
or
electric shock.
or
or
operate
by inserting or pulling
out the power plug.
fire due to heat
generation
?
cause
Do not
unit
fire and electric shock.
?
3
It may
etc.
cause an
explosion
or
fire.
WARNING
WARNING
Ventilate before
operating
air conditioner
Do not disassemble
when gas goes out.
?
It may
cause
modify products
or
randomly.
explosion, fire,
and burn.
?
It may
cause
failure and electric shock.
CAUTION
CAUTION
Never touch the metal
of the unit when
parts
removing
Do not clean the air
Ventilate well when used
conditioner with water.
together with
a
stove, etc.
the filter.
?
They are sharp
injury.
and may
?
cause
When
cleaning the unit, first
make
sure
Water may enter the unit and
degrade the insulation. It may
cause an electric shock.
Do not
the power and
breaker are turned off.
put
a
pet
or
plant where it will
exposed to direct
?
An oxygen
house
Do not
shortage
use
may
occur.
appliance for special
be
purpose such
air flow.
vegetables, precision machine,
as
animals
or
or
conservation of art articles.
?
Since the fan rotates at
high
speed during operation,
cause injury.
it may
in storm
Stop operation
?
This could
injure
the
pet
or
plant.
It may
?
or
Hold the
or
hurricanes.
when
plug by the
taking it out.
head
Operation
may
with windows
cause
soaking
opened
?
of indoor and
wetting
It may
Ensure that
place obstacles
absorption inlet
It may cause failure of
accident.
Do not
use a
use
appliance
?
If
leaving appliance damaged,
concern of damage due
to the falling of product.
Do not
thinner but
property.
cause
failure of
product
or
Always insert the filters
securely. Clean it every two
weeks.
?
Appearance may be deteriorated
due to change of product color or
scratching of its surface.
product,
Operation
cause
?
There is
danger of fire
or
electric
shock.
without filters will
failure.
Do not drink water drained
place heavy object on the
power cord and take care so that
the cord should not be pressed.
soft cloth.
If water enters the
installation console of
there is
strong detergent
as wax or
an
appliance is not damaged
due to the use for a long time.
or
?
of animals
loss of
long time.
It may
fire.
the outdoor
output.
such
?
damage.
around the
or
electric shock and
or
of household furniture.
Do not
?
cause
damage
Turn off the main power
switch when not using it for
a
?
cause
vegetables
from air conditioner.
It contains containments and will
?
make you sick.
turn off the the
Do not direct airflow at
room
power switch of the main body of appliance.
Contact service center after taking the
power-plug
out from the socket.
?
4
This could
damage
your health.
occupants only.
Safety
Prior to
Precautions
Preparing
for
Operation
operation
1
Contact
2
Plug
3
Do not share the
4
Do not
use an
5
Do not
start/stop operation by plugging/unplugging
6
If
an
installation
in the power
cord/plug
is
specialist
for installation.
plug properly.
same
outlet with other
appliances
extension cord.
damaged, replace only with
an
the power cord.
authorized
part.
Usage
1
Being exposed
expose
2
Due to the
heating
3
Do not
to direct airflow for
occupants, pets,
possibility
use
Cleaning
of oxygen
2
3
extended
period
of time could be hazardous to your health. Do not
periods of time.
deficiency,
ventilate the
room
when used
art
stoves
or
other
non-specified special purposes (e.g. preserving precision devices,
objects). Usage in such a manner could harm such property.
and maintenance
parts of the unit when removing the filter. Injuries
use
possible
water to clean inside the air conditioner.
can occur
when
handling sharp
Exposure
to water
can
destroy
the
insulation, leading
electric shock.
When
The fan rotates at
very
cleaning the unit, first make sure that the power and breaker are turned off.
high speed during operation. There is a possibility of injury if the unit's power
triggered on while cleaning inner parts of the unit.
is
Service
For
together with
edges.
Do not
to
an
to direct airflow for extended
this air conditioner for
Do not touch the metal
metal
plants
devices.
food, pets, plants, and
1
or
repair
and
maintenance,
contact your authorized service dealer.
5
accidentally
a
Operating
Remote Control
Instructions
The remote control and control panel will look like
6
one
of the
Operations
following pictures.
9
AIR
PURIFIER
Air
Purifier
Power
7
1
Temp
5
5
Fan
Speed
2
Sleep
Mode
Timer
Swing
4
8
Auto
4
3
2
1
6
6
3
9
5
Power
1
Temp
5
4
3
2
1
6
Fan
Speed
2
9
Timer
Mode
4
3
Auto
Swing
6
5
4
3
2
1
6
Remote Control
1
Operations
7
POWER
Operation
starts when this button is
stops when you press the button
2
pressed
again.
AIR PURIFIER
and
?
button is
For increased power while
higher fan speed.
3
3
Low
steps: High
cooling,
select
a
?
increments
hourly
(up
to 12
stop
Select
saver
?
room.
mode for energy
saving
operation.
Select fan mode for basic
operation.
Select dry
mode for
ventilating
fan
dry operation.
8
Select heFat mode for heating operation.
Defrost mode is made automatically when the
frost settles on the heat exchanger of the
outside.
5
The unit takes
the
6
room
can
an
room
?
to
be set between 16°C~30°C.
average of 30 minutes to
9
automatically
pressed,
Press the
sleep
Push out the
2
Pay
3
Reattach the
cover on
attention to
Every time
you
automatically.
button, the remaining
follows. (1Hour
2Hours
push
as
this
3Hours
4Hours
5Hours
7Hours
0Hours
1Hour
In failue of electric power, the unit
and insert two
new
AAA 1.5V batteries.
cover.
use
In order to
rechargeable batteries.
prevent discharge,
Make
remove
that both batteries
sure
are new.
the batteries from the remote control if the
air conditioner is not going to be used for
an
extended period of time
the remote control away from extremely hot or humid places.
To maintain optimal operation of the remote control, the remote sensor should
Keep
not be
?
exposed to
direct
The remote control
can
6Hours
2Hours
...)
REMOTE CONTROL SENSOR
the back of the remote control with your thumb
polarity
speed
mode button to set the time you
the Remote Control Batteries
1
the fan
If you press the only Air Purifier button, only air
purifying operates without cooling.
Then, fan speed is low.
You can select the fan speed in three steps;
high, low, or medium.
Each time the fan speed button is pressed, the
fan speed mode is shifted.
setting operation.
Inserting
?
medium.
AUTO RESTART
control the air flow
direction.
NOTE: Do not
or
adjust
AUTO SWING
can
control.
want the unit to turn off
temperature by 1°C.
This button
low
time will be set
temperature
maintain the desired temperature.
The thermostat
speed again with the remote
speed in three
SLEEP MODE
?
TEMPERATURE CONTROL
The thermostat monitors
will start
stop when the
mode is shifted.
hours).
mode to cool the
cooling
Select energy
Operation
and
select the fan
Each time the button is
the unit in
OPERATION MODE SELECTOR
4
can
steps-high,
be set to start and
can
pressed
pressed again.
Set the fan
You
Med
ON/OFF TIMER
The timer
Press the Air Purifier button.
when the button is
FAN SPEED SELECTOR
sunlight.
be mounted
on a
wall
7
using
the mountable holder.
runs as
previous
Operating
Location and Function of Controls
Instructions
Controls
The controls will look like
of the
one
5
following.
OFF
4
6
MED
FAN
3
HIGH
COOL
7
2
8
1
LOW
FAN
9
MED
COOL
LOW COOL
Thermostat
Operation
Thermostat
Operation
Auto
5
4
6
Swing
Off
3
OFF
On
MED
FAN
HIGH
COOL
7
2
8
1
LOW
FAN
9
MED
COOL
LOW COOL
Thermostat
Operation
Auto
5
4
Swing
Off
6
Off
3
On
Med
Fan
High
Cool
7
2
8
1
9
Low
Fan
Med
Cool
Low Cool
8
OPERATION
HighCool(
Low Cool
),MedCool(
(
circulation and
NOTE: If you
)and
) provide cooling with different fan speeds. Med Fan (
) or
filtering without cooling. Off ( o ) turns the air conditioner off.
move
the switch from
switching back to
a
cool
a
cool
setting
to off or to a fan
Low Fan
(
air
) provides
wait at least 3 minutes before
setting,
setting.
Cooling Descriptions
For Normal
Cooling- Select High
Cool
or
Med Cool with the
Operation
knob at the
midpoint of
Thermostat knob.
For Maximum
Cooling- Select High
Cool with the
Operation
knob at the
highest
number available
on
your
Thermostat knob.
For Quieter &
Nighttime Cooling-
Select Low Cool with the
Operation
knob at the
midpoint of
Thermostat knob.
THERMOSTAT
The THERMOSTAT is used to maintain the
the
temperature. The compressor will cycle
a
The 5
for average conditions.
or
at the
room
level of comfort. When you turn the knob to
indoor air will become cooler.
room
6
same
position (the
middle
position
of
arc)
is
a
normal
setting
on
and off to
higher number(the right side)
AUTO SWING
Auto
swing
switch controls the horizontal air direction
ON
(
)
:
Auto
swing
is
OFF
(
)
:
Auto
swing
is not
by
air
swing system (not
on
all
models).
operated.
operated.
CAUTION
When the air conditioner has been
position,
performed its cooling operation and is turned
resetting to the cooling operation again.
wait at least 3 minutes before
off
or
keep
and the
set to the fan
Controls
The controls will look like
of the
one
THERMOSTAT
following.
Turn the thermostat control to the desired
The control
setting.
is
position
a
normal
setting
for
average conditions. You can change this setting, if
necessary, in accordance with your temperature
preference.
The thermostat
heating,
whenever the
room
FAN
automatically controls cooling or
runs continuously
air conditioner is in operation. If the
but the fan
is too warm, turn the thermostat
room is too cool, turn the
control clockwise. If the
FAN
thermostat control counterclockwise.
HEATER
When the unit sets
(
)
LAMP
the
heating operation condition,
green lamp is lighted.
When the frost settles
on
the heat
exchanger of the
outside, defrosting is made automatically and the
green lamp is turned off.
The unit may give a "hiss" and the fan motor stops for
1 to 10 minutes.
This should not be
After
defrosting,
regarded
the
as a
problem.
heating operation begins again.
OPERATION
Thermostat
Operation
OFF
( o )
:
Turns the air conditioner off.
LOW FAN
(
)
:
Permits the low fan speed
operation without cooling
(heating).
LOW COOL
(
)
:
Permits cooling with
speed operation.
HIGH COOL
(
)
:
Permits
fan
LOW HEAT
Heater
Warmer
(
)
:
Operation
HIGH HEAT
(
)
:
ON
(
)
:
Air
swing
is
operated
OFF(
) : Stops
the
operation
of air
HEAT
heating with the high
speed operation.
When the air conditioner has been
performed
cooling operation and is turned off or set to
the fan position, wait at least 3 minutes before
resetting to the cooling operation again.
while OPERATION
or
low
CAUTION
(for some models)
knob is set to the COOL
heating with the
speed operation.
Permits
fan
AUTO SWING
cooling with the high
speed operation.
Permits
fan
Cooler
Thermostat
the low fan
its
position.
swing.
10
Operating
Adjusting
Instructions
the Air Flow Direction
Vent Control
For maximum
CLOSE
NOTE
:
CLOSE the vent. This will allow internal air circulation.
cooling efficiency,
OPEN the vent to
discharge
VENT
stale air.
Part A
OPEN
Before
using the ventilation feature, position
straight by pulling Part A out and
snapping it into place.
the
vent lever
Adjusting
the Air Flow Direction
Airflow
can be adjusted by changing the
cooling efficiency of the air conditioner.
?
Adjusting Horizontal
direction of the air conditioner's louvers. This
Air Flow Direction
Control the horizontal air direction
by
air
?
swing
system.
Adjusting horizontal
?
louvers to face
air flow
upwards
when
cooling
Adjusting vertical
to maximize
11
also increase the
Adjusting Vertical Air Flow Direction
Adjusting the horizontal vane up and down will
change vertical airflow. The vane can be adjusted
by nudging the back or up and down of the vane.
Recommended orientation of louvers
Adjust
can
cooling efficiency.
air flow
Care and
Care and Maintenance
Maintenance
Turn the power off and
unplug the power plug before cleaning the air conditioner.
Air Filter
The air filter behind the inlet
necessary)
to maintain
grille should be checked and cleaned
optimal performance of the air conditioner.
How to
remove
the air filter
1
2
The
grille may be opened from the
maintenance after installation.
3
4
the inlet
Open
on
the
grille by pulling
top of the unit (based
Pull the tab
slightly to
in the
direction
same
once
every 2 weeks
(or
top for easy
off the
on
at least
exposed
installation).
door
release the filter. Pull the filter
as
the
opening.
Clean the filter with warm, soapy water. The water
should be below 40°C.
5
Rinse off and
filter. Let it
gently shake off excess
dry before replaceing it.
water from the
Drainage
The base pan may overflow due to high humidity. To drain the excess
remove the drain cap from the back of the unit and secure the
water,
drainpipe.
When
pressing
the
drainpipe into place, apply
injuring yourself.
force in the direction
away from the fins to avoid
Drain
pipe
Drain cap
12
as
Air
The Air
Purifying
Purifying
Filter
(Optional)
filter behind the air filter should be checked and cleaned
once
every 3 months
or more
often if
necessary.
1
2
After
removing the Air Purifying Filter, pull
slightly forward to remove the Air Purifying
Soak the Air
mild
Purifying Filter in water
detergent for 20~30minutes.
filter.
mixed with
3
Dry the Air Purifying Filter in the shade for a
day.(The moisture must be removed completely
on this part.)
4
Note the cuts of electric
5
Re-install the Air
discharge
Purifying
a
lines.
Filter to the
original
position.
Don't touch this Air
10 seconds after
it may
cause an
Purifying Filter within
opening the inlet grille;
electric shock.
How to Attach Drain Pan
The air conditioner
air)
employs
In very humid weather,
from the air may cause
detailed below.
1
a
proper drain method
whereby
the condensed water
(moisture
(and
for
some
reverse
cycle
models in the
water to collect. To
remove
reverse
this
mode)
excess
excessive condensate water removed
water you
Take the drain pan which is located in the air
can
install the drain pan
CABINET
discharge.
2
Remove the hole rubber from the
some
base-pan (for
models).
DRAIN
PAN
3
4
removed from the
is drained to the outside.
Install the drain pan to the right
cabinet with 4 (or 2) screws.
corner
of the
SCREW
DRAIN HOSE
Connect the drain hose of 3/5" inside diameter to
the outlet located at the bottom of the drain
pan.You can purchase the drain hose or tubing
locally to satisfy your particular needs. (Drain
hose is not supplied).
13
as
Hardware
Hardware Installation
Installation
Product Features
CAUTION
This
appliance should be installed in accordance
guide to help to explain product features.
with national
wiring regulations.
This
guide
acts
as a
13
78
6
11
17
5
14
9
1
12
2
15
4
10
3
16
1. CABINET
9. CONTROL PANEL
2. FRONT GRILLE
10. POWER CORD
3. AIR FILTER
11. COMPRESSOR
4. AIR INTAKE
12. BASE PAN
(INLET GRILLE)
5. AIR DISCHARGE
13. BRACE
6. VERTICAL AIR DEFLECTOR
14. CONDENSER
15. REMOTE CONTROLLER
(HORIZONTAL LOUVER)
7. EVAPORATOR
16. AIR PURIFYING FILTER
8. HORIZONTAL AIR DEFLECTOR
17.
(Optional)
CASE, FILTER (Optional)
(VERTICAL LOUVER)
the Power cord
Installing
You
can
choose between two methods below
Using slit
?
Fasten the
stopper using
out the power cord
2
through
according
to your window stool
"A"
screw
shape
and
Using slit
preference.
holes, and lead
?
slit "A".
Fasten the
properly
Power cord
14
"B"
screw
to lead the power cord out
A
Power cord
stopper using left
hole, and
through
rotate
slit "B".
B
Front Grille
Attaching
1
Attach the front
grille to the cabinet by inserting the
grille into the tabs on the front of the
cabinet. Push the grille in until it snaps into place.
(See Fig.1)
tabs
2
on
the
Lift the inlet
the front
grille and secure
grille.(See Fig. 2)
How to Connect
How to Connect
A drain hole is
a
it with
a screw
a
2
Fig.
3
Drain Hose
Drain Hose
a
provided
drain method
at the
rear
of the air conditioner
according
to the
Remove the hole rubber from the
some
a
drain hose to the drain
base-pan. (for
DRAIN HOSE
pipe
as
shown in
3.
Or connect
connect
Fig.
following.
models)
Connect
Fig.
3
Fig.
DRAIN PIPE
Select
2
1
through
unit.
1
Fig.
a
a
pipe
elbow to the drain
drain hose to the
pipe
pipe,
elbow
as
then
shown in
4.
DRAIN PIPE
DRAIN ELBOW
DRAIN HOSE
Fig.
15
4
How to Install the Unit
INSIDE
OUTSIDE
FENCE
AWNING
FOAM
HEAT
RADIATION
1/4 Bubble
COOLED
AIR
70~150cm
Level
1
To avoid vibration and
2
Install the unit where the
noise, make
If the unit receives direct
3
There should be
no
sure
the unit is installed
sunlight does not shine directly on
sunlight, build an awning to shade
obstacle, like
a
fence, within
10~15mm
Over 50cm
securely
and
firmly.
the unit.
the cabinet.
50cm which
might
restrict heat radiation from the
condenser.
4
5
To
prevent reducing performance, install the unit
Install the unit
a
(10~15mmor
1/4 bubble with
little
obliquely
6
Install the unit with its bottom
7
Stuff the foam between the
so
outward not to avoid
that louvers of the cabinet
leaking
are
not blocked.
the condensed water into the
room
level).
portion
70~150cmabove the floor level.
top of the unit and the wall
to
prevent air and insects from getting into the
room.
8
The power cord must be connected to
9
Connect the drain tube to the base pan hole in the rear side if you need to drain
Plastic hose or equivalent may be connected to the drain tube.
an
independent
16
circuit. The green wire must be
grounded.
(consult
a
dealer.)
Common
Common Problems and Solutions
Issues
Before
calling
for service,
The air conditioner is
?
You hear
please review the following list of common problems and solutions.
operating normally
pinging
noise. This is caused
humid conditions. This feature is
?
?
?
when:
by water being picked up by the condenser on rainy days or in highly
to help remove moisture in the air and improve cooling efficiency.
You hear the thermostat click. This is caused by the compressor cycle starting and stopping.
You see water dripping from the rear of the unit. Water may be collected in the base pan in highly humid
conditions or on rainy days. This water overflows and drips from the rear of the unit.
You hear the fan running while the compressor is silent. This is a normal operational feature.
a
The air conditioner may be
designed
operating abnormally
when:
Possible Causes
Problem
What To Do
The air conditioner is
not
plugged
in
unplugged
completely
or
The air conditioner
The fuse is blown/circuit breaker is
does not
triggered
operate
at all
?
Make
sure
?
plug
is
completely plugged
Check the fuse/circuit breaker box and
the fuse
Power failure.
the
into
the outlet
?
or
replace
reset the breaker
In the event of a power failure, set the power
control to OFF. When the power is restored,
wait 3 minutes to restart the air conditioner to
prevent the compressor from overloading
Air flow is restricted
?
Make
sure
furniture
or
there
are no
curtains, blinds,
other obstacles in front of the air
conditioner
The THERMOSTAT may not be
set cool enough
The air filter is
dirty.
?
setting provides
a
higher setting. The highest
cooling
maximum
?
Clean the filter at least every 2 weeks. Refer to
the "Care and Maintenance" section (p.9) of the
?
After the air conditioner is turned on, you need
to give the air conditioner some time to cool the
manual.
Air conditioner
does not cool
Turn the knob to
The air conditioner
turned
was
just
on.
room.
Cold air is
Cooling
The
Ice appears on the
air conditioner.
escaping.
coils
cooling
are
coils
iced up
are
iced
over.
17
?
Check for open furnace floor resisters and cold
air returns.
?
CLOSE the air conditioner vent
?
See Ice appears
?
Ice may block the air flow and obstruct the air
conditioner from properly cooling the room. Set
on
the air conditioner below
the fan at MED
or
HIGH while
thermostat at 1
or
2 until the ice melts.
setting
the
Basic
Specification
Characteristics
MODEL
and Serial Number
LWC182PLAB0
LWC182PLMM0
LWH182PLAB0
LWH182PLMM0
LWC242PLAB0
LWC242PLMM0
18,000
18,000
18,000
18,000
24,000
24,000
220
220
220
220
220
220
60
60
60
60
60
60
8.8
8.8
9.0
9.0
11.5
11.5
1,890
1,890
1,930
1,930
2,440
2,440
CAPACITY
(BTU/h)
VOLTAGE
(V)
FREQUENCY
(Hz)
CURRENT
(A)
POWER
(W)
DIMENSIONS
660x428x675
(WxHxD)
(mm)
D
W
H
18
MEMO
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