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LG PH-U459KN Owner’s Manual
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OWNER’S MANUAL
AIR
PURIFIER
Read before using product (safety instruction), use properly.
About ensuring users safety and property.
After careful read through the user manual, do keep it in a handy place.
PH-U459KN
P/NO : MFL66979819
www.lg.com
2 THE ADVANTAGES ARE
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THE ADVANTAGES ARE
Congratulations on your purchase and welcome to the LG Family.
By following the use and care instructions in this manual, your air purifier will provide
you with many years of reliable service.
Easy to use HEPA filter system.
- Filter cleaning is easy with LG’s convenient filter separation system.
Powerful allergy filter
- The allergy filter could absorbs and decomposes allergic ingredients, having the allergy preventive effect also removing the odor and anti-bacteria effect.
Natural humidifier filter system
- Allergy and various types of diseases can be prevented by maintain appropriate level
of humidity in the dry indoor air.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 3
The precautions related with the safety shown below are to prevent unexpected hazard and damage through safe and accurate operation of the product.
! WARNING
If not followed, it can cause death or major injury to the user.
! CAUTION
This symbol will alert you to the possibility of improper use that may result in damage.
Read instructions to avoid damage or injury.
! This symbol will alert you to any product detail or operation that could lead to a
safety hazard if the instructions in the manual are not followed properly.
! WARNING
• Do not arbitrarily change or extend the power line.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• When using the multi-outlet, do not use several appliances at the same time.
Excessive use of electric power will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• When the outlet is damaged or loosened, do not use it.
It will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• When gas is leaked, perform the ventilation by opening the window before operating the air purifier or remote controller.
Otherwise, it will be the cause of the explosion, fire, and burn.
• Do not use the product at the location where moisture or floating particles are prevailed such as toilet or bathroom, laundry, etc.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• Carry out the installation by avoiding direct sunlight, heating appliance, and dampness.
These will be the cause of the electric shock, fire, and failure.
• Do not apply any impact on the front panel.
It can cause injury, product damage or electric shock.
• Do not turn off the product by unplugging the power.
It can cause electric shock or problem to the product.
• Do not place fire source near to the product.
This will be the cause of fire.
• Do not arbitrarily change or extend the power line.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
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• When using the multi-outlet, do not use several appliances at the same time.
Excessive use of electric power will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• When the outlet is damaged or loosened, do not use it.
It will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• When gas is leaked, perform the ventilation by opening the window before operating the air purifier or remote controller.
Otherwise, it will be the cause of the explosion, fire, and burn.
• Do not use the product at the location where moisture or floating particles are prevailed such as toilet or bathroom, laundry, etc.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• Carry out the installation by avoiding direct sunlight, heating appliance, and dampness.
These will be the cause of the electric shock, fire, and failure.
• Do not apply any impact on the front panel.
It can cause injury, product damage or electric shock.
• Do not turn off the product by unplugging the power.
It can cause electric shock or problem to the product.
• Do not place fire source near to the product.
This will be the cause of fire.
• Insert securely the power plug up to the end of its plug so that it will not be
shaken.
If connection is unstable, it will be the cause of fire.
• Do not touch the power plug with wet hand.
This will be the cause of electric shock and injury.
• Do not remove the plug by pulling its power cord section.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• Do not place rug etc. on the power cord.
If heavy object is placed on the rug because the cord is invisible, it will be the cause of
fire and electric shock.
• Do not touch the product and filter with wet hands.
It can cause electric shock or problem to the product.
• When cleaning the product, start only when the power is unplugged and the rotating fan stops.
It can cause electric shock or injury.
• Do not let the moisture generated from the humidifier directly contact the product.
It can cause electric shock, fire and problem to the product.
• Do not install the product at the location where excessive industrial oil smoke or
metallic dust is prevailed.
This will be the cause of fire and product failure.
• If the product is flooded, always entrust it to the customer care center.
There is the hazard of electric shock or fire.
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• Do not use power outlet except for AC 220–240 V.
It can cause fire or electric shock.
• Do not sprinkle insecticide or spray to the product.
This will be the cause of fire and product failure.
• Do not move the product while it is under operation.
This can be the cause of fire and electric shock or partial damage of the product can
be occurred.
• Do not allow water to be infiltrated into the product.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• Do not put coffee, flower vase, or various drinks on the top section of the product.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• If abnormal noise, odor or smoke is coming out from the product, pull out the powerplug and contact the customer care center.
This will be the cause of fire and electric shock.
• When closing the front panel, be careful not to insert any part of the body such as
hand etc.
This will be the hazard of product damage or injury.
• When the product falls over during humidifier function, the water can cause an
electric shock.
After unplugging the power cord, remove any moisture inside the product and dry sufficiently before using the product.
• Do not move the product during or immediately after the use.
Water can overflow to cause electric shock.
• Do not let the cap of the water tank be assembled without the packing.
Water can easily overflow to cause electric shock or product damage.
• If the product is not used for a long period of time, always unplug the power from
the outlet and remove any residual water inside the main unit (Water tank, tray).
It can cause electric shock or fire. Fungus or bacteria can grow inside the product.
• Do not fill water directly on to the tray.
Water can overflow to cause damage to the product and electric shock.
• Do not use the damaged water tank as is.
Water can flow or overflow from the tray to cause electric shock or problem to product, and it can also damage other appliances.
• If there is water in the water tank and tray, move the product after removing the
water tank and tray.
Water inside the product can overflow to cause electric shock and product damage.
• When cleaning or when separating the tray to remove the water, always unplug the
power from the outlet before proceeding.
It can cause electric shock, burn or problem to product.
• Do not let children climb on top of the product or touch the product without permission.
It can cause injury or problem to product.
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• Do not install the product on transportation devices (Vehicle/Ship/Airplane etc.)
It can cause problem to the product.
• When using combustion devices along with the air purifier in closed indoor setting,
frequently ventilate the room.
Some hazardous substances, such as carbon dioxide may not be fully removed.
• When installing the product close to TV or audio, leave 1 m of clearance.
TV or audio may malfunction.
• Install the product on a firm location and do not push over or apply impact to the
product.
It can cause fire and problem to product.
• Provide distance of more than 1.5 m from lighting appliance and more than around
10 cm from the wall.
This will be the cause of the product discoloration and the cleaning capability may be
deteriorated.
• Do not use the product as ventilation fan or hood for the range in the kitchen.
It can shorten the product life.
• Do not use the product to remove toxic gas such as carbon monoxide.
It can cause product failure.
• Do not use the product near the curtain.
Humidity sensor may not work properly.
• Do not let the child open the front panel.
The product can fall on top of the child to cause injury.
• Do not move the product by grabbing the front panel of the product.
The product may partially be damaged.
• Do not place any obstacles around the air inlet or outlet of the product.
This can cause product failure.
• Do not use the product for special application/location such as preservation of animal/plant, precision machinery, artifact etc.
This can cause property damage.
• Do not clean the product with strong detergent such as solvent but use smooth
cloth.
It can cause fire and product deformation.
• Do not store or use combustible gas or flammable material near the product.
It can cause fire or product failure.
• When not using the product for an extended period of time, pull out the power
plug.
It can cause product failure or fire.
• Be sure to insert all the filters before the use and perform regular cleaning of the
Pre filter.
Otherwise, it will be the cause of product failure.
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• Do not damage, process, excessively bend, twist, pull, insert into gap or heat the
power cord.
Damaged cord can cause fire or electric shock.
• If the power cord is damaged, request for repair to the service technician to prevent any risk.
If not, it can cause fire, electric shock or product failure.
• Do not use the product for ventilation etc.
It can reduce the life of the product.
• Do not insert any obstacles or metallic objects into the air inlet or outlet.
It can cause product damage, injury or electric shock.
• When operating the product, do not open the front panel.
If opening the front panel, the operation will be stopped.
• Do not input inflammables into the product.
This will be the cause of fire and product failure.
• Always install the product on leveled surface.
If the installation surface is not leveled, the water can overflow from the vibration of
the product.
• When not used, empty the water in the water tank and tray to avoid from freezing.
If the product is used while the water is frozen, it can cause product failure.
• When supplying water to the water tank or carrying the product, always hold the
product with both hands.
The water tank can fall over to hit your feet.
• Do not use the product near the wall, furniture or ceiling.
It can cause scaling, growth of fungus or deformation.
• Do not drink the water used in the humidifier.
It can have negative effect on your body such as stomachache or diarrhea.
• Exchange the water in the tank with fresh water on a daily basis.
Throw away the water in the tray and clean the tray frequently. Contaminated water
can deteriorate the performance, cause bad smell or send the scaling from the water
through the blowing air.
• Do not use the product sideways.
Water can overflow to cause product failure.
• Do not use the product in unstable locations such as table susceptible to heat or on
a rug with long tassels.
The product can fall over to spill the water or cause discoloration/deformation to the
table and rug.
• Always keep the product leveled with both hands to avoid vibration when carrying
the product.
Water tank or tray can fall out to cause damage.
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• When throwing away the water on the tray, unplug the power and pull out the tray
from the main unit, and then pour out the water.
Water penetrating inside the product can cause product failure.
• When the product is not used, do not store the product with the water on the tray.
It can cause growth of fungus and bacteria.
• When pouring out the water within the tray, do not lift up the main unit but pull
out the tray to pour out the water.
Water penetrated inside the product can cause product failure.
• When moving the product for a long distance, pour out the water inside the main
unit (Water tank and tray).
When the product is transported with the water inside the product, it can overflow to
cause risk.
• Use clean tap water at temperature of 40°C or less.
Using water warmer than 40°C can cause product deformation.
• Do not use the humidifier filter for other usage.
It can deteriorate the performance of the humidifier filter.
• Do not use hot water above 40°C, air freshener, chemical or detergent in the water
tank and tray.
Deformation can cause leakage.
• Do not apply any impact on the water tank.
Damage can cause leakage.
• Do not carry the product by holding the tray cover.
Damage can cause leakage.
• Do not carry the product by holding the water tank handle.
The product can fall over to cause an injury.
• Do not drink or feed the water left inside the product (Water tank and tray) to animal or plant.
It could be have a negative effect on your body or cause an unexpected accident.
• Do not put any magnet or metallic object on top of the main unit.
It can cause a malfunction.
• Do not leave the product where air conditioner or heat air reaches the product or
near the window.
It can cause the humidity sensor to be inaccurate.
• Do not use the product with the tray, humidifier filter and water tank removed.
The performance can be degraded and it can cause water overflow or product failure.
TABLE OF CONTENTS 9
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
2 THE ADVA NTAGES ARE
19 HUMIDIFIER FUNCTION
3 SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
22 CLEANING
9 TABLE OF CONTENTS
10 INSTALLATION
23 EXTERIOR AND DUST SENSOR CLEANING METHOD
25 FILTER CLEANING AND
11 NAME OF EAC H PART
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Mainframe
12
Humidifier function
13
Display and Control Panel
14
Filter system
14
Humidifier filter system
15 OPERA TION
15
EXCHANGE
28 STORAGE
29 TROUBLESHOOTING
BEFORE CALLING FOR
SERVICE
Clean Operation mode
16 ADDITIONAL FUNCTION
16
Sleep Timer function
16
Ionizer function
17
Filter Check lamp
18
Lock Function
32 PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
10 INSTALLATION
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INSTALLATION
Places to Install
Main Unit
• Places with handy power connections
• Places with no obstacle to clog air inlet
• Places with horizontal surface and rich air circulation
! WARNING
Install the air purifier on moving objects (car or ship etc) may cause the product
defect, therefore do not install on those places.
! WARNING
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by
person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.
Use the air purifier as this.
• During the cooking of the food with severe odor such as fish, reduce the use air purifier if possible.
- The oil emitted during the cooking may influence the performance of life of the filter, and odor may smear into the filter.
• When you sleep, maintain at least 1 m from the air purifier.
- Air purifier fan speed is not strong, after fallen asleep would feel cold.
• Do not place in the corner edge.
- Avoid to install at places surrounded by furniture, appliances etc. or in the edge corner. Install in the edge corner may cause difficulty to purify indoor air.
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NAME OF EACH PART
Mainframe
1. Hand grip
2. Dust sensing section
3. Power cord
4. Air outlet Cover
5. Filter case
(Dual protection filter + Allergy filter +
Triple care filter + HEPA filter)
6. Odor sensing section
7. Front panel
8. Clean Air Indicator Light
4
1
5
2
6
7
3
8 Clean Air Indicator Light
• Under general mode, clean air indicator
light will show the quality the air in the
surrounding area.
• When the air is at clean, contaminated,
and intermediated stage, blue, red and
violet color will be indicated respectively.
* Shape of the power cord can be different by country.
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Humidifier function
1. Humidifier filter
2. Humidifier filter cover
3. Humidifier filter shaft
4. Tray lid
5. Humidifier filter case
6. Float
7. Water tank
8. Tank lever
9. Cleaning brush
10. Tray
11. Packing
12. Cap
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5
6
2
3
7
8
9
4
10
11
12
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Display and Control Panel
1
2
3
8
9
1. Power On/Off button
2. Operation mode indicator : Press the
operation mode button to select the
operation mode.
3. Fan Speed Display : Press the fan
speed button to change air volume.
4. Ionizer lamp : It removes various bacteria in the room air by releasing sterilizing ion.
5. Lock lamp : It sets or releases lock
function when pressing the Ionizer
button and the Sleep button simultaneously.
6. Sleep mode display part : Press the
Sleep button to select operation time.
4
10
5 6
11
7
12
13
7. Current humidity display part: It displays the current humidity when it operates the humidifying purification
function.
8. Operation mode button
9. Fan speed button
10. Ionizer button
11. Sleep button
12. Check filter lamp : Check the filter
when light is on.
13. No water lamp : This is turned on
when there is no water in the water
tank when using the humidifier function and off when water is filled.
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Filter system
Humidifier filter system
Only the filter section is described.
1
2
3
4
1
5
1. Dual protection filter : It extends the
replacement cycle of the filter for replacement by enabling two roles of antibacterial and removal of large dust
particles with single filter.
2. Allergy filter : Adsorb and decompose
allergic ingredients.
3. Triple care filter : This is the integrated
deodorization filter and it removes cigarette smoke (odor), odor of living
food waste, odor of animal’s fur, odor
of toilet, alkaline & acidic odor, and
volatile organic compound (VOCs)..
4. HEPA filter : It removes minute particles such as dead ticks, flower powder,
cigarette smoke (particle), minute
dust, minute particles, animal fur etc.
and does strong antibacterial process
to the bacteria in the room air.
5. Filter case
* Dry sufficiently in the shades until
water is dried up after washing the pre
filter. (If it is not completely dried, it
may cause failure or bad odor.)
* The replacement cycles of the Allergy
filter, Triple care filter and HEPA filter
are different for the using environment.
* When replacing the filter, filter case is
not enclosed. Do not throw them away.
1. Humidifier filter : The indoor air evaporates the water and removes the
alien particles included in the water.
- Cleaning cycle: More than 1 time
weekly
- Replacement cycle: 6-12 months
* Life of the humidifier filter may vary
based on the water quality.
* Replace the filter in the following cases
even when it is within 6 months.
• When the scaling or odor does not disappear even after cleaning.
• When discoloration (Black/Yellow) or
dirtiness is severe.
• When the white chunk attached to the
humidifier filter cannot be removed even
after cleaned.
• When damage or deformation is severe.
(Replace the part based on the manual
included in the separately sold part.)
! CAUTION
• Dispose the old humidifier filter according to the recycling direction.
• Material of humidifier filter: PET
OPERATION 15
Clean Operation mode
Purify Indoor Air.
1. Press On/Off Button.
A confirmation tone will sound to indicate that the unit is powering on.
The unit will also produce a tone when the unit is first plugged in.
Fresh air will come out from the air outlet.
- Press On/Off button again to turn off.
- When restart air purifier, system will retrieve to the previous operating condition.
2. Adjust to Clean Operation mode with operation mode button.
3. Select the desired wind amount with Speed button.
- Every time you press the speed button, it is changed in the order of automatic →
Low → Mid → High → automatic.
Information
Use of power
• 220-240 V is exclusively used this product.
• For power supply, use exclusive 220 V – 240 V outlet.
! CAUTION
• If the front panel is not closed properly, 4 wind amount indicator LEDs in the
speed are lighted together.
• Properly close the front panel before the use.
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OPERATION
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ADDITIONAL FUNCTION
Sleep Timer function
It is used when you go to sleep or to turn OFF after several hours.
1. Press On/Off Button.
2. Press Sleep button to set to the time for the timer.
- Every time you press the button, it is set in the order of 2 hours → 4 hours → 8
hours → OFF → 2 hours.
Information
• You can select up to maximum of 8 hours.
• It operates for the set hours and then automatically stops.
• When Sleep Timer is set, it is operated with the wind amount of weak, and all button LEDs and cleanness indicator lamp are turned off except the timer hours.
• During the Sleep Timer operation, you can still select humidification & cleaning
and adjust wind amount, and after the selection, the button LED is turned off.
Ionizer function
The Ionizer operation removes various bacteria in the room air by releasing
sterilizing ion which is harmless to the human body.
1. Press On/Off Button.
2. Press the Ionizer button.
- Whenever pressing the button, it repeats Ionizer → Disabling Ionizer → Ionizer.
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May remind users to clean or replace the filter after use for a certain period.
1. During the operation, if the Filter Check lamp light is on, open the front panel and
check the filter under the operation state of the air purifier.
2. Detailed information for the filter cleaning, refer to the page 26-28.
Information
• Filter maintenance may vary depending on the environment.
<How to initialize Filter Check
(How to turn off the Filter Check lamp)>
Method 1. Separate the power cord from the socket.
Method 2. Press down Speed button and Sleep button together for 3 seconds or
longer.
* After 24 hours, Filter Check lamp is automatically turned off, so please replace the filter in time.
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Filter Check lamp
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Lock Function
This is the function so that the button of the product will not be acted in unintended
condition.
1. During the operation, if pressing the Ionizer button and Sleep button for 3 seconds simultaneously, the locking setup or release will be realized.
- If buttons are not acted during the product operation, check the locking indicator
of the display and release the locking setup.
- When the power cord is pulled out under the locking setup state, the locking setup
will be released.
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HUMIDIFIER FUNCTION
This maintains the optimal level of humidity when the indoor air is dry.
Check the assembly condition of
humidifier filter
1. Pull out the water tank.
Supplying water to water tank
1. Open the cap of the water tank and
fill tap water to the water tank.
• Fill the water to the water tank to
the level of no water leakage when
the cap is closed.
2. Pull out the tray.
• Carefully lift the tray up to pull it out
without spilling the water.
! CAUTION
3. After assembling both ends of the
humidifier filter case to the tray hook
accurately as shown in the picture,
assemble the tray to the main unit.
• If the humidifier is not accurately assembled, it can cause abnormal noise
and the humidifier may not work.
• Do not use anything other than tap
water. It is difficult for bacteria to
grow in tap water because it is
treated with chlorine. But it is easy
for fungus or bacteria to grow in
other types of water (Well water,
purified water, mineral water etc.).
• Do not use boiled water above
40°C, aroma oil, chemical, contaminant and air freshener. (It can cause
malfunction or failure.)
• Because the water tank can fall
over, always hold the water tank
with two hands.
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2. Close the water tank cap.
• Check whether the water is leaking.
• Always wipe out any moisture around
the water tank.
• When the water tank is assembled
without the packing on the cap,
water can easily spill over to cause
electric shock and product damage.
! CAUTION
Humidifier operation
1. Press the ON/OFF button.
2. Press the HUMIDIFYING button.
• The user cannot set to the specific
level of humidity the user wants.
When the humidifier operates, the
mist may not be visible as it is humidified in fine particles.
• When inserting the water tank,
check whether the tray humidifier
filter and float are assembled correctly. If not, it can limit the performance of the humidifier or cause
product failure.
3. Assemble the water tank to the main
unit.
• If the water tank is not mounted
properly, it causes malfunction or
noise.
! CAUTION
• When loosening or tightening the
water tank cap or when filling
water to the water tank, hold the
water tank with hand while loosening the part.
3. Press the Fan speed button.
• Every time you press speed button, it
is changed in the order of Automatic
→ Low → Mid → High → Automatic.
During the humidification & cleaning
operation, the wind amount can be
selected from 3 stages.
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• If the water is low in the tank, No
Water lamp is turned on and
buzzer sounds, but the operation
does not stop. When you separate
the water tank and the tray from
the product during the humidification operation, No Water lamp is
also turned on and buzzer sounds,
but the operation does not stop. Do
not separate the water tank and
the tray during the operation.
• When No Water lamp is on, make
sure to turn off the product before
removing the water tank to fill the
water, and operate after assembling the refilled water tank to the
main unit.
• The humidity may be still low or igh
depending on the space or condition of the room installed. If it is not
humidifying as it should. → Operate at higher fan speed. If it is humidifying too much. → Turn off the
humidifying purification operation.
4. Operate air purification function for 5
minutes before turning off the humidifying purification function.
• It dries the wet humidifying filter fast,
and maintain clean.
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CLEANING
Tray, humidifier filter
1. Pull out the water tank.
2. Pull out the tray.
• Carefully lift the tray up to pull it out
without spilling the water.
3. Separate the humidifier filter and tray
lid.
4. Clean the tray and humidifier filter.
• After cleaning, always close the tray
lid.
• If the humidifier function is not used
for a long period of time, frequently
dry the humidifier filter and wipe the
water of the tray.
5. Assemble the humidifier filter.
• Assemble the humidifier filter by
aligning the hook part and assembly
part.
6. Assemble the tray and tank to the
main unit.
• Assemble the tray and main unit so
that there is no gap.
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Exterior and dust sensor cleaning method
2. Open the dust sensor cover. Wash the
sensor filter and dry the filter properly.
Wipe the exterior of the unit with a soft
cloth using warm water and a mild detergent.
3. Wipe the lens of the dust sensor with
a cotton stick.
• After cleaning the lens, close the
cover of the dust sensor in the reverse order.
! CAUTION
• Do not use harsh cleaners or very
hot water. Do not wash in the dishwasher.
• Never pour water onto the unit it
could damage the internal components and create a shock and fire
hazard.
Dust sensor lens
Dust sensor cleaning method
The dust sensor is a device that senses
the minute and large dust particles. The
lens part must be periodically cleaned to
maintain the performance.
1. In case of under operation, be sure to
OFF the power supply.
• Open the front panel by pulling it forward.
Front Panel
! CAUTION
• Clean the lens of the dust sensor
once every 6 months. But the
cleaning frequency can differ according to the using environment
and time. So in an environment
where it is dusty, clean more frequently.
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EXTERIOR AND DUST SENSOR CLEANING METHOD
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Air outlet cleaning method
1. Hold the wave pattern part of the air
outlet cover, and lift upward to separate.
2. Clean the safety grille with the soft
brush and the suction inlet of vacuum
cleaner.
3. Wash the air outlet cover with soft
brush in the running water.
4. When assembling after the cleaning,
settle the front section of the air outlet cover after inserting the cover rear
section to suit to the product as
shown in the right side figure.
Information
• Clean the air outlet once every 1~2
months. But the cleaning frequency
can differ according to the using
environment and time. So in an environment where it is dusty, clean
more frequently.
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1. In case of under operation, be sure to
OFF the power supply. Open the front
panel by pulling it forward.
4. Clean the disassembled filter in accordance with the filter cleaning method
in the next page.
Front Panel
2. Remove the filter case by pulling it
up.
Triple care filter
Dual protection
filter
HEPA filter
Allergy filter
! CAUTION
3. Separate the Pre filter from the filter
case by pulling it forward.
• For washable filter, please dry it
completely in a shade without any
dampness. (If it is not completely
dried, it may cause failure or bad
odor.)
• Replace filters when unable to remove all dirt on the filter. (After
cleaning the filter, close the front
panel. If not closed completely, the
product will not work.)
Clean the inside of the product with the
suction inlet of vacuum cleaner.
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FILTER CLEANING AND EXCHANGE
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Cleaning method of various filters
Type of filter
Classification
Dual
protection
filter
For washing
Allergy filter
For replacement
Triple care
filter
For replacement
HEPA filter
For replacement
Washing cycle
Cleaning method
Clean the Dual
protection filter
with a vacuum
cleaner or a soft brush,
About a month
and when
washing Cycle the contamination is
severe, use a
neutral detergent and
water to clean
it off.
About 1 year
replacement
—
cycle
About 1 year
replacement
—
cycle
About 1 year
replacement
—
cycle
Refer to
the Fig. 1.
Refer to
the Fig. 2.
Refer to
the Fig. 3.
Refer to
the Fig. 4.
* If you need more filters, please contact the LG service center.
➊ Dual protection filter
➋ Allergy filter
➌ Triple care filter
➍ HEPA filter
! CAUTION
• The service of filter cleaning and replacement occurred during the operation, will
be charged.
FILTER CLEANING AND EXCHANGE 27
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Cleaning method of tray and humidifier filter
Cleaning
Classification Replacement
cycle
cycle
Water tank
-
Tray
-
Humidifier
filter
6-12
months
• Rinse the water
tank by shaking 45 times.
Cleaning method
• When filling the water tank, fill up to 1/3
and rinse it 4-5 times to wash it out.
Daily • Dissolve 10g of neutral detergent or citric
acid in 1L of warm water for 1-2 hours, and
then use the cleaning brush to clean the
parts. After cleaning, make sure to rinse
More
sufficiently. (After cleaning the filter, close
than
the front panel. If not closed completely, the
1 time
product will not work.)
weekly • Make sure to clean with a soft brush any
white powder contents, around the filter or
the case, which may cause a smell or noise.
Daily
• Wipe softly the
humidifier filter
with a brush, by
holding the case.
• When washing the
humidifier filter
case, be careful as
it can be damaged.
• After cleaning
with neutral detergent or citric acid,
rinse the filter
with clean water.
* Citric acid: Can be purchased at pharmacy or on the Internet.
• Frequently wash the tray and humidifier filter. This will remove
the scaling and you can use the product better sanitary condition.
• Do not disassemble the float of the tray. It can cause product
failure. If the product is disassembled by impact, assemble in
the order show in the right picture.
• Do not take the humidifier filter case apart. This may result in
deformation or damage in the filter or the case.
• In cleaning, wipe the filter gently with a brush, or the fiber can
be degraded.
2. Insert the float
hook into the hole.
1. Insert the float
under this hook.
3. Insert the hook on
the other side of the
float to the hole.
! CAUTION
• If the part is not rinsed sufficiently it can carry the odor of the detergent or citric
acid, and can cause discoloration or deformation of the product.
• White chunk can be attached on the humidifier filter or the filter can be discolored to red or yellow during use. This is due to the impurity such as calcium included the tap water and is a normal phenomenon.
28 STORAGE
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STORAGE
Operate the Air Purification operation
mode for more than 1 hour on a clear
day and then press the On/Off button
to stop the operation.
Unplug the power plug.
Power plug
Clean and protect the unit’s mainframe.
Cover the unit while storing for an extended period of time. When cleaning,
wipe the main body with smooth cloth.
• Otherwise, there is the worry of external damage due to the scratch etc.
TROUBLESHOOTING BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE 29
Symptom
Confirmation
Procedures
• Is the power plug un– Plug the power properly.
plugged?
•
Whether a power cut occur? – Retrieve working when power cut
Air Purifier
finish.
will not start.
• Whether the front panel
– When the front panel opened, operopen or not?
ation cannot be performed. Close it
completely.
Turning off
• Turning off presetting can- - Perform the presetting once again
presetting
not be performed.
by referring to the instruction mancannot be
ual.
performed.
Air Purifier
function is
not working
well.
• Is the indoor contamination
severe?
• Are there many particles on
the Dual Protection filter?
• Is the using location too
wide?
- Ventilate the area to use the product.
- Clean the Dual Protection filter.
- Use the product that fits the room
size. (Avoid using it where it is ventilated well such as entrance, window
etc.)
• Are there any obstacles near - Remove any obstacles.
the product?
• Is the unit installed at a loca- - Move and install at a different location where air flows freely?
tion.
Action of
buttons is not • Isn’t there any foreign mate- - Isn’t there any foreign material like
functioning
rial like gloves in the hand?
gloves in the hand?
well.
• Are the humidifier filter and
tray assembled correctly?
There is a
weird sound
from the
product.
- Assemble the humidifier filter hook
and tray assembly part by aligning
them.
- Clean the humidifier filter and tray
with citric acid.
• Are there scaling built on
the humidifier filter and
tray?
• Are the humidifier filter case - Firmly lock the humidifier filter case
and cover correctly locked?
and cover.
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TROUBLESHOOTING BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
30 TROUBLESHOOTING BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
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Symptom
Confirmation
Procedures
There is a
“gulp” sound
from the
product.
– This is the sound of the water being
supplied from the water tank to the
tray. (This is not a problem.)
• Is the humidifier filter corThe rate of
rectly inserted in the tray?
water decreasing in
• Is there a high level of alien
the water
particles in the humidifier
tank is slowing or not de- filter?
• Is it raining or is the indoor
creasing at
temperature too low?
all.
– Assemble the humidifier filter hook
and tray assembly part by aligning
them.
– Clean the humidifier filter. If the filter is too dirty, replace the filter.
• Is the room too wide?
Humidity
• Is there water in the water
level does not tank?
increase.
• Is there a high level of alien
particles in the humidifier
filter?
– Use the product by referring to the
applied area.
– Fill up water in the water tank.
– Clean the humidifier filter. If the filter is too dirty, replace the filter.
– Humidity display is measured with
the humidity sensor inside the product, and it is the relative humidity
against the temperature, and displayed as 3 stages of high, pleasant,
and low. Even in the same space, the
humidity may be different according
to the height of where the product
is placed, air flow, temperature difference, etc. Also, it may be different
from the display of another hygrometer.
Humidity display is not
correct.
There is
water in the
water tank
but [No
water] lamp
is displayed.
– The water in the water tank is decreasing slowly because the humidifier amount is small.
• Is the float hanging within
the tray?
– Pull out and clean the tray and remove any scaling or alien particles
around the float.
TROUBLESHOOTING BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE 31
Confirmation
Procedures
• Are you using the product
where there is smoke or
odor?
– The air cleaning function can deteriorate in locations where there is a
lot of smoke or odor. Ventilate the
space and then use the air purifier.
Air outlet has
•
Are
you
using
the
product
–
For the food smell, it can be penean abnormal
where
there
is
a
food
smell?
trated
to the filter, therefore ventiodor
late the space and then use the air
purifier.
• Is the water in the humidi– Clean the tray and water tank, and
fier tray contaminated?
then refill the water.
Sensor indicator has
problem.
• Dust sensor keeps high level – Clean the dust sensor or the filter.
always.
Due to the vapor particles generated during the cooking or boiling,
the numerical value of the dust sensor can be raised.
• Odor sensor level goes up? – LG air purifier is designed to detect
polluted air, therefore odor sensor
may not react to food odors. But deodorization filter will remove odor.
• Aren’t the numerical values – It is the Start-up function which preof the dust sensor, odor sen- pares the unit for operation. During
sor and cleanness level conthis two minutes period, the display
tinuously moving from side
will fluctuate to indicate that the
to side?
unit is sensing the air quality in the
room.
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Symptom
32 PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATION
The external dimension, design and product standard can change to improve the quality of the product.
Model Name
PH-U459KN
Power Supply
220-240 V ~ 50/60 Hz
3
* CADR (m / h)
Product Size (width x height x depth)
* CADR(Clean Air Delivery Rate)
303
450 mm x 635 mm x 305 mm
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