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LG WV5-1408W Owner’s Manual
Before beginning installation, read these instructions carefully. This will simplify
installation and ensure that the product is installed correctly and safely. Leave
these instructions near the product after installation for future reference.
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IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.........................................3
READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE......................................................3
Parts and Specifications....................................................................................8
Installation Place Requirements......................................................................10
Unpacking the Appliance................................................................................. 11
Levelling the Appliance....................................................................................12
Connecting the Water Inlet Hose.....................................................................13
Installing the Drain Hose..................................................................................16
Operation Overview.........................................................................................17
Preparing the Wash Load................................................................................17
Adding Detergents and Softeners....................................................................19
Control Panel...................................................................................................21
Programme Table.............................................................................................23
Extra Options and Functions............................................................................26
SMART FUNCTIONS.....................................................................29
Using LG SmartThinQ Application...................................................................29
Using Smart Diagnosis....................................................................................31
Cleaning After Every Wash..............................................................................32
Cleaning the Appliance Periodically.................................................................32
Tub Clean........................................................................................................32
Cleaning the Water Inlet Filter..........................................................................33
Cleaning the Drain Pump Filter and Performing an Emergency Water
Before Calling for Service................................................................................35
The following safety guidelines are intended to prevent unforeseen risks
or damage from unsafe or incorrect operation of the appliance.
The guidelines are separated into ‘WARNING’ and ‘CAUTION’ as
described below.
Safety Messages
This symbol is displayed to indicate matters and operations
that can cause risk. Read the part with this symbol carefully
and follow the instructions in order to avoid risk.
This indicates that the failure to follow the instructions can cause
serious injury or death.
This indicates that the failure to follow the instructions can cause the
minor injury or damage to the product.
To reduce the risk of explosion, fire, death, electric shock,
injury or scalding to persons when using this product, follow
basic precautions, including the following:
Technical Safety
•• 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 a person
responsible for their safety.
•• Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
the appliance.
•• If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons in order
to avoid a hazard.
•• Use a new hose or hose-set supplied with the appliance. Reusing old
hoses can cause a water leak and subsequent property damage.
•• Ventilation openings must not be obstructed by a carpet.
•• This appliance is intended to be used in household only and not in
applications such as:
−−Staff kitchen areas in shops, offices and other working
−−Farm houses;
−−By clients in hotels, motels and other residential type environments;
−−Bed and breakfast type environments;
−−Areas for communal use in blocks of flats or in launderettes
•• The inlet water pressure must be between 100 and 800 kPa.
•• The maximum capacity in some cycles for dry clothes to be washed
9 kg
8 kg
•• Never attempt to operate the appliance if it is damaged,
malfunctioning, partially disassembled, or has missing or broken
parts, including a damaged cord or plug.
•• This appliance should only be transported by two or more people
holding the appliance securely.
•• Do not install the appliance in a damp and dusty place. Do not install
or store the appliance in any outdoor area, or any area that is subject
to weathering conditions such as direct sunlight, wind, or rain or
temperatures below freezing.
•• Tighten the drain hose to avoid separation.
•• Do not plug multiple outlet sockets, an extension power cable or
adapter with this appliance.
•• This appliance must not be installed behind a lockable door, a
sliding door or a door with a hinge on the opposite side to that of the
appliance, in such a way that a full opening of the appliance door is
•• This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or
breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by
providing a path of least resistance for electric current.
•• This appliance is equipped with a power cord having an equipment
grounding conductor and a grounding power plug. The power plug
must be plugged into an appropriate outlet socket that is installed and
grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
•• Improper connection of the equipment-grounding conductor can
result in risk of electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or
service personnel if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is
properly grounded.
•• Do not modify the power plug provided with the appliance. If it
does not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified
•• Do not attempt to separate any panels or disassemble the appliance.
•• Do not apply any sharp objects to the control panel in order to
operate the appliance.
•• Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance. All repairs
and servicing must be performed by qualified service personnel
unless specifically recommended in this Owner’s Manual. Use only
authorized factory parts.
•• Do not put animals, such as pets into the appliance.
•• Keep the area underneath and around the appliance free of
combustible materials such as lint, paper, rags, chemicals, etc.
•• Do not leave the appliance door open. Children may hang on the
door or crawl inside the appliance, causing damage or injury.
•• Use new hose or hose-set supplied with the appliance. Reusing old
hoses can cause a water leak and subsequent property damage.
•• Do not put in, wash or dry articles that have been cleaned in, washed
in, soaked in, or spotted with combustible or explosive substances
(such as waxes, wax removers, oil, paint, gasoline, degreasers,
drycleaning solvents, kerosene, petrol, spot removers, turpentine,
vegetable oil, cooking oil, acetone, alcohol, etc.). Improper use can
cause fire or explosion.
•• Never reach into the appliance while it is operating. Wait until the
drum has completely stopped.
•• In case of flood, disconnect the power plug and contact the LG
Electronics customer information centre.
•• Do not push down the door excessively, when the appliance door is
•• Do not touch the door during a high temperature programme.
•• Do not use flammable gas and combustible substances (benzene,
gasoline, thinner, petroleum, alcohol, etc.) near the appliance.
•• If the drain hose or inlet hose is frozen during winter, use it only after
•• Keep all washing detergents, softener and bleach away from children.
•• Do not touch the power plug or the appliance controls with wet hands.
•• Do not bend the power cable excessively or place a heavy object on
•• Do not wash rugs, mats, shoes or pet blankets, or any other items
other than clothes or sheets, in this machine.
•• This appliance must only be used for domestic household purposes
and should not be used in mobile applications.
•• If there is a gas leakage (isobutane, propane, natural gas, etc.),
do not touch the appliance or power plug and ventilate the area
•• Securely plug the power plug in the outlet socket after completely
removing any moisture and dust.
•• Disconnect the appliance from the power supply before cleaning the
appliance. Setting the controls to the OFF or stand by position does
not disconnect this appliance from the power supply.
•• Do not spray water inside or outside the appliance to clean it.
•• Never unplug the appliance by pulling on the power cable. Always
grip the power plug firmly and pull straight out from the outlet socket.
•• Before discarding an old appliance, unplug it. Cut off the cable
directly behind the appliance to prevent misuse.
•• Dispose of all packaging materials (such as plastic bags and
styrofoam) away from children. The packaging materials can cause
•• Remove the door before disposing of or discarding this appliance to
avoid the danger of children or small animals getting trapped inside.
Parts and Specifications
•• Appearance and specifications may change without notice to improve the quality of the appliance.
Front View
Control Panel
Detergent Dispenser Drawer
Cover Cap
Drain Pump Filter
Drain Plug
Levelling Feet
Rear View
Power Plug
Transit Bolts
Drain Hose
* This feature is only available on some models.
Cold Supply Hose (1 EA) (Option: Hot (1EA))
Caps for Covering Transit Bolt Holes*
Anti-Slip Sheets*
Elbow Bracket for Securing Drain Hose*
Tie Strap*
Wash Capacity
Power Supply
Dimension (Width x
Depth x Height)
Product Weight
Permissible Water
9 kg
8 kg
220 - 240 V~, 50 Hz
600 mm X 560 mm X 850 mm
70 kg
100 - 800 kPa
•• The external hot water supply MUST NOT exceed 65 °C.
•• No further backflow protection required for connection to the water supply.
•• Permissible cold water temperature: 4 - 25 °C
•• Specifications are subject to change by manufacturer.
•• Country of origin: Made in China
•• Appearance and specifications may change without notice to improve the quality of the product.
Installation Place
5 mm
Before installing the appliance, check the following
information to make sure that the appliance should
be installed in a correct place.
Installation Location
•• Install the appliance on a flat hard floor.
(Allowable slope under the appliance: 1°)
•• Never try to correct any unevenness in the
floor with pieces of wood, cardboard or similar
materials under the appliance.
•• If it is impossible to avoid positioning the
appliance next to a gas cooker or coal burning
stove, an insulation (850 X 600 mm) covered
with aluminum foil on the side facing the cooker
or stove must be inserted between the two
•• Ensure that when the appliance is installed, it is
easily accessible for an engineer in the event of
a breakdown.
•• With the appliance installed, adjust all four feet
using the transit bolt spanner provided to ensure
the appliance is stable, and a clearance of
approximately 5 mm is left between the top of
the appliance and the underside of any worktop.
•• Additional clearance should have 100 mm for
the wall and 20 mm for rear, right and left side.
20 mm
20 mm
•• This appliance must only be used for domestic
household purposes and should not be used in
mobile applications.
•• If the appliance is installed on a raised platform,
it must be securely fastened in order to eliminate
the risk of falling off.
Wooden Floors (Suspended
When installing the appliance on wooden floors,
use rubber cups to prevent the appliance from
excessive vibration and unbalance.
•• To prevent vibration, we recommend you to
place rubber cups a at least 15 mm thick to
each foot of the appliance, secured to at least
two floor beams with screws.
100 mm
•• If possible, install the appliance in one of the
corners of the room, where the floor is more
•• Fit the rubber cups to reduce vibration.
•• You can purchase rubber cups (Part
No.4620ER4002B) from the LG Electronics
service centre.
•• Make sure that air circulation around the
appliance should not be impeded by carpets,
rugs, etc.
Ambient Temperature
•• Do not install the appliance in rooms where
freezing temperatures may occur. Frozen hoses
may burst under pressure. The reliability of
the electronic control unit may be impaired at
temperatures below freezing point.
•• If the appliance is delivered in winter and
temperatures are below freezing, place the
appliance at room temperature for a few hours
before putting it into operation.
•• Connect the appliance to an earthed socket in
accordance with current wiring regulations.
•• The appliance must be positioned so that the
plug is easily accessible.
•• Repairs to the appliance must only be carried
out by the qualified personnel. Repairs carried
out by inexperienced persons may cause injury
or serious malfunctioning. Contact your LG
Electronics service centre.
•• Power outlet must be at least 1 meter of either
side of the location of the appliance.
•• The power plug must be plugged into an
appropriate outlet socket that is installed and
grounded in accordance with all local codes and
Unpacking the Appliance
Lifting the Appliance Off the Foam
* This feature may vary depending on the model
After removing the carton and shipping
material, lift the appliance off the foam base.
Make sure the tub support a* comes off with
the base and is not stuck to the bottom of the
If you must lay the appliance down to remove
the carton base b, always protect the side of
the appliance and lay it carefully on its side. Do
not lay the appliance on its front or back.
Electrical Connection
•• Do not use an extension cord or double adapter.
•• Always unplug the appliance and turn off the
water inlet after use.
Removing the Bolt Assemblies
Starting with the bottom two transit bolts a, use
the spanner (included) to fully loosen all transit
bolts by turning them counterclockwise.
and vibration.
Do not install the washer on any elevated surface,
stand or plinth as it can become unstable and fall
causing serious injury and damage.
Adjusting and Levelling the Feet
When installing the appliance, the appliance should
be aligned and perfectly level. If the appliance is not
aligned and level properly, the appliance may be
damaged or may not operate properly.
Remove the bolt assemblies by wiggling them
slightly while pulling them out.
Install the hole caps.
•• Locate the hole caps b included in the
accessory pack or attached on the back.
Levelling the Appliance
Checking the Level
When pushing down the edges of the top plate
diagonally, the appliance should not move up and
down at all (check both directions). If the appliance
rocks when pushing the top plate of the appliance
diagonally, adjust the feet again.
Timber or suspended type flooring may contribute
to excessive vibration and unbalance. Re
enforcement or bracing of the timber floor may need
to be considered to stop or reduce excessive noise
Turn the levelling feet as required if the floor is
•• Do not insert pieces of wood etc. under the
•• Make sure that all four feet should be stable
and resting on the floor.
Check if the appliance is perfectly level using a
spirit level a.
Secure the levelling feet with the lock nuts b by
turning counterclockwise against the bottom of
the appliance.
Check if all lock nuts at the bottom of the
appliance are secured properly.
Place the adhesive side a of the anti-slip
sheets on the floor.
•• The most effective way is to install the antislip sheets under the front feet. If it is difficult
to place the sheets under the front feet of the
appliance, attach them under the rear feet.
Put the appliance on the anti-slip sheets.
•• Do not attach the adhesive side a of anti-slip
sheets to the feet of the appliance.
•• Proper placement and leveling of the appliance
will ensure long, regular, and reliable operation.
•• The appliance must be 100% horizontal and
stand firmly in position.
•• It must not ‘Seesaw’ across corners under the
•• Do not let the feet of the appliance get wet.
Failure to do so may cause vibration or noise.
Using Anti-Slip Sheets
This feature may vary depending on the models
If you install the appliance on a slippery surface, it
may move because of excessive vibration. Incorrect
leveling may cause malfunction through noise and
vibration. If this occurs, install the anti-slip sheets
under the leveling feet and adjust the level.
Clean the floor to attach the anti-slip sheets.
•• Use a dry rag to remove and clean foreign
objects and moisture. If moisture remains,
the anti-slip sheets may slip.
Adjust the level after placing the appliance in
the installation area.
•• Additional anti-slip sheets are available at LG
Electronics service centre.
Connecting the Water Inlet
Note for Connection
•• Water pressure must be between 100 kPa
and 800 kPa (1.0 – 8.0 kgf/cm²). If the
water pressure is more than 800 kPa, a
decompression device should be installed.
•• Do not overtighten the water inlet hose to all
•• Periodically check the condition of the hose and
replace the hose if necessary.
Checking the Rubber Seal on the
Water Inlet Hose
Two rubber seals a are supplied with the water
inlet hoses. They are used for preventing water
leaks. Ensure the washers are in place before
connecting the inlet hose. Make sure the
connection to taps is sufficiently tight. Do not use
any mechanical device to overtighten the inlet
hoses. Hand tighten only with the aid of a soft cloth
if necessary. After both ends have been connected,
open the taps slowly and check for leaks. The
curved end of the inlet hose must be connected to
the machine.
•• Before connecting the inlet hose to the water
tap, turn on the water tap to flush out foreign
substances (dirt, sand, sawdust, and etc.) in the
water lines. Let the water drain into a bucket,
and check the water temperature.
Connecting Screw-Type Hose to Tap
Without Thread
Loose the four fixing screws.
Fixing screw
Remove the guide plate if the tap is too large to
fit the adapter.
Guide plate
Connecting Hose to Water Tap
(Each country’s methods of
connection will vary. Refer to the
appropriate type below)
Connecting Screw-Type Hose to a Tap
with a Thread
Screw the hose connection to a water supply tap,
which has a ¾” threaded union. Use the straight
end of the hose to connect to the tap. Connect the
curved end of the hose to the machine.
Push the adapter onto the end of the tap so that
the rubber seal forms a watertight connection.
Tighten the four fixing screws.
Push the supply hose vertically upwards so
that the rubber seal within the hose can adhere
completely to the tap and then tighten it by
screwing it to the right.
Pull the connector latch plate down, push the
supply hose onto the adapter, and release the
connector latch plate. Make sure the adapter
locks into place.
Latch plate
Connecting One Touch Type Hose to
Tap Without Thread
Unscrew the adapter ring plate and loose the
four fixing screws.
•• After connecting the supply hose to the water
tap, turn on the water tap to flush out foreign
substances (dirt, sand, sawdust, and etc.) in the
water lines. Let the water drain into a bucket, and
check the water temperature.
Connecting the Hose to the
Ring plate
Screw the water line to the water supply on the
back of the appliance.
Remove the guide plate if the tap is too large to
fit the adapter.
Guide plate
Push the adapter onto the end of the tap so that
the rubber seal forms a watertight connection.
Tighten the four fixing screws and the adapter
ring plate.
•• After completing connection, if water leaks from
the hose, repeat the same steps. Use the most
conventional type of tap for the water supply. If
the tap is square or too big, remove the guide
plate before inserting the tap into the adaptor.
•• Make sure that the hose should not be kinked
or trapped.
Installing the Drain Hose
Installing the Drain Hose with the
Elbow Bracket
The drain hose should not be placed higher than
100 cm above the floor. Water in the appliance may
not drain or may drain slowly.
•• Securing the drain hose correctly will protect the
floor from damage due to water leakage.
•• If the drain hose is too long, do not force it back
into the appliance. This will cause abnormal
•• When installing the drain hose to a sink, secure
it tightly with string.
Operation Overview
Using the Appliance
Before the first wash, select the Cotton wash
programme and add a half amount of the detergent.
Start the appliance without laundry. This will remove
possible residues and water from the drum that may
have been left during manufacturing.
Sort laundry and load items.
•• Sort laundry by fabric type, soil level, colour
and load size as needed. Open the door and
load items into the appliance.
Add detergent or softener.
•• Add the proper amount of detergent to the
detergent dispenser drawer. If desired, add
bleach or fabric softener to the appropriate
areas of the dispenser.
Turn on the appliance.
•• Press the Power button to turn on the
Choose the desired cycle.
•• Press the cycle button repeatedly or turn the
cycle selector knob until the desired cycle is
•• Now select a wash temperature and spin
speed. Pay attention to the care labeling of
your clothes.
Begin cycle.
•• Press the Start/Pause button to begin the
cycle. The appliance will agitate briefly
without water to measure the weight of the
load. If the Start/Pause button is not pressed
within 15 minutes, the appliance will shut off
and all settings will be lost.
End of cycle.
•• When the cycle is finished, a melody will
sound. Immediately remove your clothing
from the appliance to reduce wrinkling.
Check around the door seal when removing
the load for small items that may be caught
in the seal.
Preparing the Wash Load
Sort laundry for best washing results, and then
prepare laundry according to the symbols on the
care labels.
Sorting the Wash Load
•• For best washing results, sort your clothes
according to the symbol on the care labels
according to the type of fabric and washing
temperature and wash them with adapted spin
•• Always sort dark colours from pale colours and
whites. Wash separately as dye and lint transfer
can occur causing discolouration of white and
pale garments. If possible, do not wash heavily
soiled items with lightly soiled ones.
•• Soil (Heavy, Normal, Light): Separate clothes
according to amount of soil. The Intensive
option is effective when washing heavily soiled
•• Colour (White, Lights, Darks): Separate white
fabrics from coloured fabrics. Wash new dark
and colored garments separately at first.
•• Lint (Lint producers, Collectors): Wash lint
producers and lint collectors separately.
Checking the Clothes Care Label
The symbols tell you about the fabric content of
your garment and how it should be washed.
Symbols on the care labels
Wash / Fabric type
•• Normal Wash
•• Cotton, Mixed Fabrics
•• Easy Care
•• Synthetic, Mixed Fabrics
•• Special Delicate Wash
•• Delicates
•• Hand Wash Only
•• Wool, Silk
•• Close zippers, hooks and strings to make sure
that these items do not snag on other clothes.
•• Pre-treat dirt and stains by brushing a small
amount of detergent dissolved water onto stains
to help lift dirt.
•• Check the folds of the flexible gasket (gray) and
remove any small articles.
•• Check that the clothes are not stuck between
the door and the seal, otherwise the clothes and
the seal may get damaged while washing.
•• Do not wash
•• The dashes under the symbol give you
information about the type of fabric and the
maximum allowance of mechanical stress.
Checking the Clothes before
•• Combine large and small items in a load. Load
large items first.
•• Large items should not be more than half of the
total wash load. Do not wash single items. This
may cause an unbalanced load. Add one or two
similar items.
•• Check all pockets to make sure that they are
empty. Items such as nails, hair clips, matches,
pens, coins and keys can cause extensive
damage to both your appliance and clothes.
•• Wash delicates (stockings, underwired bras) in
a wash net.
•• Remove items from the flexible gasket to prevent
clothing and door seal damage.
Adding Detergents and
Detergent Dosage
•• Detergent should be used according to the
instruction of the detergent manufacturer and
selected according to type, colour, soiling of the
fabric and the washing temperature. Use only
detergents that are suitable for Drum (front load)
type washers.
•• If too many suds occur, reduce the detergent
•• If too much detergent is used, too many suds
can occur and this will result in poor washing
results or cause heavy load to the motor.
•• If you wish to use liquid detergent, follow
the guidelines provided by the detergent
•• You can pour liquid detergent directly into the
main detergent drawer if you are starting the
wash cycle immediately.
•• Do not use liquid detergent if you are using
Delay End function, or if you have selected
Pre Wash option, as the liquid will dispense
immediately and may harden in the drawer or
the tub.
•• Detergent usage may need to be adjusted for
water temperature, water hardness, size and
soil level of the load. For best results, avoid
•• Refer to the label of the clothes, before choosing
the detergent and water temperature.
•• Use only suitable detergents for the respective
type of clothing:
−− Liquid detergent is often designed for special
applications, e.g. for coloured fabric, wool,
delicate or dark laundry.
•• Do not let the detergent harden. Doing so may
lead to blockages, poor rinse performance or
•• Full load: According to manufacturer’s
recommendati or less.
•• Part load: ½ of the normal amount
•• Minimum load: ⅓ of full load
Adding Detergent
•• Detergent for main wash a only ~ J
•• Detergent for pre wash b and main wash a ~
•• Use the appropriate amount of detergent. Too
much detergent, bleach or softener may cause
an overflow.
•• When selecting Pre Wash on a full load, divide
the dosage into ⅓ for pre wash and ⅔ for main
−− Powdered detergent is suitable for all types
of fabric.
−− For better washing results of white and pale
garments, use powdered detergent with
−− Detergent is flushed from the dispenser at the
beginning of the wash cycle.
Adding Detergent Tablet
Detergent tablets can also be used when washing
as an alternative to powder or liquid.
Open the door and put detergent tablets into
the drum.
•• Do not leave the fabric softener in the detergent
drawer for more than 1 day (Fabric softener may
•• Softener will automatically be added during the
last rinse cycle.
•• Do not open the drawer when water is being
•• Solvents (e.g. benzene, etc.) must not be used.
•• Do not pour fabric softener directly onto the
garments, as this may cause stains on your
Adding Water Softener
Load the clothes into the drum and close the
•• Do not put tablets into the drawer.
Adding Fabric Softener
•• Do not exceed the maximum fill line. Overfilling
can cause early dispensing of the fabric
softener, which may stain clothes. Close the
dispenser drawer slowly.
A water softener, such as anti-limescale can be
used to cut down on the use of detergent in areas
with high water hardness level.
•• First add detergent, and then the water softener.
Dispense according to the amount specified on
the packaging.
Control Panel
Control Panel Features
Power Button
•• Press the Power button to turn on or off the appliance.
Programme Knob
•• Programmes are available according to the laundry type.
•• The lamp will light up to indicate the selected programme.
Start/Pause Button
•• This Start/Pause button is used to start the wash cycle or pause the wash cycle.
•• If a temporary stop of the wash cycle is needed, press the Start/Pause button.
Extra Options and Functions
•• Extra options and functions are available for better washing performance. Several options and
functions can be customized.
•• To use the extra functions, press and hold the corresponding button for 3 seconds. The
corresponding symbol lights up in the display.
•• In order to use the Remote Start function, refer to SMART FUNCTIONS.
•• This allows you to select an additional programmes and will light when selected.
−− q : When this icon is illuminated, the beep sound is off simultaneously.
−− i : When this icon is illuminated, the control panel is locked except for the power button.
−− f : This icon is illuminated when the appliance is connected to WLAN network.
•• The display shows the settings, estimated remaining time, options, and status messages. When the
appliance is turned on, the default settings in the display will illuminate.
−− 18:88: When a programme is selected, the default time for that programme is displayed. The default
time can be changed according to the selected option.
−− k : When the laundry is being washed, this icon is illuminated.
−− l : When the laundry is being rinsed after completion of washing programme, this icon is
−− p : When the laundry is spun to remove the water in the laundry, this icon is illuminated.
−− H : When this icon is illuminated, the door cannot be opened.
•• AI DD M provides automatic load sensing that determines the best wash action.
•• M is activated when Cotton, Mixed Fabric and Easy Care programmes are selected and operates
when these selected programmes are in operation.
Programme Table
Washing Programme
Provides better performance by combining various drum motions.
Use for coloured fast garments (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas, etc.).
Proper Temperature
40 °C (Cold to 95 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Cotton Eco
Provides optimised washing performance for large amounts of laundry with
less energy consumption than “Cotton” programme with comparable settings.
Use for coloured fast garments (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas, etc.).
Proper Temperature
40 °C (Cold to 60 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Mixed Fabric
Enables various fabrics to be washed simultaneously.
Use for various kind of fabrics except special garments (silk/delicate, sports
wear, dark clothes, wool, duvet/curtains).
Proper Temperature
40 °C (Cold to 60 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Easy Care
Suitable for casual shirts that do not need ironing after washing.
Use for Polyamide, acrylic, polyester.
Proper Temperature
40 °C (Cold to 60 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Quiet Wash
Provides less noise and vibration and saves money by using overnight
Use for coloured fast garments (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas, etc.) and lightly
soiled white cotton (underwear).
Proper Temperature
40 °C (Cold to 60 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1000 rpm
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
4 kg
4 kg
5 kg
Allergy Care
Helps to remove allergens such as house mites, pollen and fur.
Proper Temperature
60 °C
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Baby Care
Provides clothes care with gentle motion and better performance by steam.
Proper Temperature
60 °C
Max. Spin Speed
1000 rpm
Suitable for delicate clothes such as under wear, blouse, etc
Proper Temperature
20 °C (Cold to 40 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
800 rpm
For hand and machine washable delicate clothes such as washable wool,
lingerie, dresses etc. (Use detergent for machine washable woolens).Use for
Wool, Silk, hand washable clothes, delicate, easily damaged laundry.
Proper Temperature
30 °C (Cold to 40 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
800 rpm
Suitable for special garments like sports and outdoor wear.
Use for Coolmax, gore-tex, fleece and sympatex.
Proper Temperature
40 °C (Cold to 40 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
800 rpm
Quick 30
Provides fast washing time for small loads and lightly soiled clothes.
Proper Temperature
20 °C (20 °C to 40 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
Max. Load
4 kg
4.5 kg
3 kg
2 kg
3 kg
2 kg lightly soiled load
For large items such as bed covers, pillows, sofa covers, etc. Use for cotton
bedding except special garments (delicates, wool, silk, etc.) with filling: duvets,
pillows, blankets, sofa covers with light filling.
Proper Temperature
Cold (Cold to 40 °C)
Max. Spin Speed
1000 rpm
Tub Clean
This is a special function to clean inside of your appliance.
Download Cycle
The Download Cycle programme allows you to download new and special
washing programs to your washing machine with a smartphone. The default
program is on Rinse + Spin.
Proper Temperature
Max. Spin Speed
1400 rpm
Max. Load
Max. Load
1 piece of laundry
1 piece of laundry
•• Water Temperature: Select the appropriate water temperature for chosen wash programme. Always
follow garment manufacturer’s care label or instructions when washing to avoid damage to clothes.
•• WV5-1409W : Programme setting with “Cotton Eco, 40 °C, Spin 1400” option for test in accordance or
in conformity with AS/NZS 2040.1 for 9.0 kg normally soiled cotton load.
•• WV5-1408W : Programme setting with “Cotton Eco, 40 °C, Spin 1400” option for test in accordance or
in conformity with AS/NZS 2040.1 for 8.0 kg normally soiled cotton load.
•• Actual water temperature may differ from the declared cycle temperature.
•• The test results depend on water pressure, water hardness, water inlet temperature, room temperature,
type and amount of load, degree of soiling utilized detergent, fluctuations in the main electricty supply
and chosen additional options.
•• Netural (non sudsing) detergent is recommended.
Extra Options
Pre Wash
Delay End
Add Item
Cotton Eco
Mixed Fabric
Easy Care
Quiet Wash
Allergy Care
Baby Care
Quick 30
Tub Clean
Download Cycle
Extra Options and
You can use the extra options and functions to
customize the programmes.
You can use this option to wash heavily soiled
Rinse l
You can select an additional Rinse by pressing the
Rinse+ button. This option is recommended for
people with detergent allergies.
Rinse+ G
This option is used to add an additional rinse to the
wash cycle.
Press the Power button.
Pre Wash
Select a washing programme.
This option is recommended when washing a
heavily soiled load.
Press the Intensive button.
Press the Power button.
Press the Start/Pause button.
Select a washing programme.
Press the Pre Wash button.
Press the Start/Pause button.
Delay End
Add Item
You can set this function so that the appliance starts
automatically and finishes after a specified time
You can use this option in order to add or remove
the laundry after the washing programme has
Press the Power button.
Select a washing programme.
Press the Add Item button when the LED is
turned on. If the LED is not illuminated, the
Add item opportunity time has expired and the
function will not operate.
Press the Delay End button to set a required
Open the door after it unlocks itself.
Press the Start/Pause button.
Add or remove laundry.
Close the door and press the Start/Pause
•• The delay time is the time to the end of the
programme, not the start. The actual running
time may vary due to water temperature, wash
load and other factors.
•• To cancel the function, the Power button should
be pressed.
•• Avoid using liquid detergent for this function.
•• For safety reasons, the door remains locked
when the water level or temperature inside of
the drum is high. It is not possible to add laundry
at this time.
•• When adding the laundry, ensure the load is
completely within the drum before closing the
door. If the laundry is caught in the door seal or
door latch, the door gasket may get damaged. It
may cause water leakage and malfunctions.
•• Forcing the door open will cause damage to
parts and create safety hazards.
•• If you open the door of drum whilst there is
excessive suddsing, water may leak and cause
damage to the flooring.
You can use this option to select the wash
temperature for the selected programme. Press
this button until the desired setting is lit. Not all
temperatures will be available in certain cycles. All
rinses are in cold water.
•• Select the water temperature suitable for
the type of load you are washing. Follow the
garment fabric care labels for best results.
Wi-Fi f
Spin speed can be selected by pressing the Spin
button repeatedly.
When WLAN is connected, the Wi-Fi icon on the
control panel is lit.
Spin p
Press the Power button.
Select a washing programme.
Press the Spin button to select the appropriate
spin speed.
Press the Start/Pause button.
•• When you select No, the tub will still rotate for a
short time to drain quickly.
Beep On/Off q
This function can only be selected when the
appliance is in operation and a wash is in progress.
•• Press and hold the Rinse+ and Pre Wash
button simultaneously for 3 seconds to set the
this function.
•• Once this function is set, the setting is
memorized even after the power is turned off.
•• If you want to turn the beeper off, simply repeat
this process.
Child Lock i
Use this function to disable the controls. This
function can prevent children from changing cycles
or operating the appliance.
Locking the Control Panel
Press and hold the Delay End and Add Item
button for 3 seconds.
A beeper will sound, and CL will appear on the
display. When the Child Lock is set, all buttons
are locked except for the Power button.
•• Turning off the power will not reset this function.
You must deactivate this function before you can
access any other functions.
Unlocking the Control Panel
Press and hold the Delay End and Add Item button
for 3 seconds.
Using LG SmartThinQ
This feature is only available on the model with a
or b logo.
Before Using LG SmartThinQ
Check the distance between the appliance and
the wireless router (WLAN network).
•• If the distance between the appliance and
the wireless router is too far, the signal
strength becomes weak. It may take a long
time to register or installation may fail.
Turn off the Mobile data or Cellular Data on
your smartphone.
Connect your smartphone to the wireless
•• To verify the WLAN connection, check that
Wi-Fi f icon on the control panel is lit.
•• The appliance supports 2.4 GHz WLAN
networks only. To check your network frequency,
contact your internet service provider or refer to
your wireless router manual.
•• LG SmartThinQ is not responsible for any
network connection problems or any faults,
malfunctions, or errors caused by network
•• If the appliance is having trouble connecting
to the WLAN network, it may be too far from
the router. Purchase a WLAN repeater (range
extender) to improve the WLAN signal strength.
•• The WLAN connection may not connect or
maybe interrupted because of the home network
•• The network connection may not work properly
depending on the Internet service provider.
•• The surrounding wireless environment can make
the wireless network service run slowly.
•• The appliance cannot be registered due to
problems with the wireless signal transmission.
Unplug the appliance and wait about a minute
before trying again.
•• If the firewall on your wireless router is enabled,
disable the firewall or add an exception to it.
•• The wireless network name (SSID) should be a
combination of English letters and numbers. (Do
not use special characters.)
•• Smartphone user interface (UI) may vary
depending on the mobile operating system (OS)
and the manufacturer.
•• If the security protocol of the router is set to
WEP, you may fail to set up the network. Please
change it to other security protocols (WPA2 is
recommended.) and register the product again.
Installing LG SmartThinQ
Search for the LG SmartThinQ application from
the Google Play Store or Apple App Store on a
smartphone. Follow instructions to download and
install the application.
Wi-Fi Function
Using the Appliance Remotely
Communicate with the appliance from a
smartphone using the convenient smart features.
Remote Start w
Washer Cycle
(Remote Start, Download Cycle)
Use a smartphone to control your appliance
remotely. You can also monitor your cycle operation
so you know how much time is left in the cycle.
Set or download any preferred cycle and operate by
remote control.
Tub Clean Coach
This function shows how many cycles remain
before It is time to run the Tub Clean cycle.
Energy Monitoring
Check the energy consumption of the recently used
cycles and monthly average.
Smart Diagnosis
This function provides useful information for
diagnosing and solving issues with the appliance
based on the pattern of use.
Various functions are available.
Push Alert
This function is to notify the status notification
so that the user can recognize the appliance
status. The notifications are triggered even if the
LG SmartThinQ application is off.
•• If you change your wireless router, internet
service provider, or password, delete the
registered appliance from the LG SmartThinQ
application and register it again.
•• The application is subject to change for
appliance improvement purposes without notice
to users.
•• Functions may vary by model.
Using this function
Press the Power button.
Put the laundry into the drum.
Press and hold Remote Start button for 3
seconds to enable this function.
Start a cycle from the LG SmartThinQ
application on your smartphone.
•• Once this function is enabled, you can only start
a cycle from the LG SmartThinQ smartphone
application. If the cycle is not started, the
appliance will wait to start the cycle until it is
turned off remotely from the application or this
function is disabled.
•• When this function is turned on, the door is
automatically locked.
Disabling this function manually
When this function is activated, press and hold
Remote Start button for 3 seconds to disable this
function. This function must be turned off, so that
the appliance can be used manually.
Download Cycle
Download a new and special cycle that is not
included in the basic cycles on the appliance. A
variety of specialty cycles specific to the appliance
can be downloaded to the successfully registered
appliances. Only one cycle can be stored on the
appliance at any one time. Once cycle download is
completed in the appliance, the product keeps the
downloaded cycle until a new cycle is downloaded.
Standby Power Consumption
Standby power consumption
0.5 W
Network standby power consumption
2.0 W
The period of time after which the
power management function, or
a similar function, switches the
equipment automatically into standby
and/or off mode and/or the condition
providing networked standby
20 min.
RF Radiation Exposure Statement
This equipment shall be installed and used at a
minimum distance of 20 cm from the human body.
Press and hold the Temp. button for 3 seconds.
Keep the phone in place until the tone
transmission has finished. Time remaining for
data transfer is displayed.
•• For best results, do not move the phone
while the tones are being transmitted.
•• If the call centre agent is not able to get an
accurate recording of the data, you may be
asked to try again.
Once the countdown is over and the tones
have stopped, resume your conversation with
the call centre agent, who will then be able to
assist you using the information transmitted for
Open Source Software Notice
To obtain the source code under GPL, LGPL, MPL,
and other open source licenses, that is contained in
this product, please visit http://opensource.lge.com.
In addition to the source code, all referred license
terms, warranty disclaimers and copyright notices
are available for download.
LG Electronics will also provide open source code
to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost
of performing such distribution (such as the cost of
media, shipping, and handling) upon email request
to opensource@lge.com.
This offer is valid for a period of three years after
our last shipment of this product. This offer is valid
to anyone in receipt of this information.
Using Smart Diagnosis
This feature is only available on the model with c
or d logo.
When instructed to do so by the call centre,
place the mouthpiece of your phone close to
the Smart Diagnosis icon.
•• This function depends on the local call quality.
•• The communication performance will improve
and you can receive better service if you use the
home phone.
•• If the data transfer is poor due to poor call
quality, you may not receive the best diagnosis
Smart Diagnosis through the
Customer Information Centre
Use this function if you need an accurate diagnosis
by an LG Electronics customer information centre
when the appliance malfunctions or fails. Use this
function only to contact the service representative,
not during the normal operation.
Press the Power button to turn on the
appliance. Do not press any other buttons.
•• Unplug the appliance before cleaning to avoid the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this warning
may result in serious injury, fire, electric shock, or death.
•• Never use harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners, or solvents to clean the appliance. They may damage
the finish.
Cleaning After Every Wash
Care After Wash
•• After the wash cycle is finished, wipe the door
and door seal to remove any moisture.
•• Leave the door slightly open to dry the drum.
•• Wipe the appliance with a dry cloth to remove
any moisture.
•• Do not attempt to separate any panels or
disassemble the appliance. Do not apply any
sharp objects to the control panel in order to
operate the appliance.
Cleaning the Interior
•• Use a towel or soft cloth to wipe around the door
opening and door glass.
•• Always remove items from the appliance as
soon as the cycle is complete. Leaving damp
items in the appliance can cause wrinkling,
colour transfer, and odour.
Cleaning the Appliance
Tub Clean
Cleaning the Exterior
Proper care of your appliance can extend the
service life.
Wash with a damp cloth on the outside and inside
and then dry with a soft cloth.
Immediately wipe off any spills. Wipe with a damp
This function is used to clean inside of the
A higher water level is used in this programme at
higher spin speed. Run this function once a month
(or more often if needed) to remove detergent
buildup and other residue.
Remove any clothing or items from the
appliance and close the door.
Open the dispenser drawer and add
anti-limescale powder to the main wash
•• Tablets can be placed directly into the drum
as an alternative to powder.
Close the dispenser drawer slowly.
Turn on the power, and then select the
Tub Clean.
•• tcL will be displayed on the display.
Press the Start/Pause button to start.
After the programme is complete, leave the
door open to dry the door opening, gasket, and
door glass.
•• Leave the door open to dry inside of the
appliance only if the children are supervised at
Cleaning the Water Inlet
The water inlet filter collects lime or any sediment
that may be in water that is supplied to the
appliance. If the water is very hard or contains
traces of limescale, the filter on the water inlet may
clog regularly.
•• Turn off the supply tap to the appliance if the
appliance is to be left for a certain period of time
(e.g. holiday), especially if there is no floor drain
(gully) in the immediate vicinity.
•• 1E will be displayed on the control panel when
the water is not entering the detergent drawer.
Cleaning the Drain Pump
Filter and Performing an
Emergency Water
The drain filter collects threads and small objects
that may have been accidently left in the laundry.
Check regularly that the filter is clean to ensure
smooth running of your appliance.
Allow the water to cool before cleaning the drain
pump filter. Open the door in an emergency or
perform an emergency water evacuation.
Unplug the appliance.
Open the cover cap and pull out the drain tube.
Remove the drain plug from the drain tube
first a, and then drain the water. Then slowly
unscrew the drain pump filter b to drain the
remaining water and then proceed to remove
any debris or objects from the filter.
Turn off the water tap and unscrew the water
inlet hose.
Remove the Hot and Cold filters with tweezers
and clean them by using a medium bristle tooth
After cleaning the drain pump filter, carefully
reinsert the filter and screw the Drain cap back
in clockwise carefully to avoid cross threading
and leakage. Reinsert the plug back into the
drain tube and place the tube into its holder.
Close the cover cap.
•• Be careful when draining, as the water may be
•• Run the drum cleaning programme once a
month (or more often, as needed) to remove
excess detergent and other debris.
Cleaning the Dispenser Drawer
Detergent and fabric softener can build up in the
dispenser drawer. Remove the drawer and the
components of the drawer in the drawer and check
for build-up of detergents or softeners once or twice
a month.
Remove the detergent dispenser drawer by
pulling the drawer straight out until the drawer
•• Then gently pull the drawer outward while
pressing the disengage button.
Remove the build-up of detergent and softener.
•• Rinse the drawer and the components of the
drawer with warm water to remove the buildup from detergent and softener. Use only
water to clean the dispenser drawer. Dry the
drawer and the components of the drawer
with a soft cloth or towel.
To clean the drawer opening, use a cloth or
small, non-metal brush to clean the recess.
•• Remove all residue from the upper and lower
parts of the recess.
Wipe any moisture off the recess with a soft
cloth or towel.
Re-assemble the components of the drawer to
the proper compartments and insert the drawer.
Operation of your appliance can lead to errors and malfunctions. The following tables contain possible
causes and notes for resolving an error message or malfunction. It is recommended to read the tables
carefully below in order to save your time and money that may cost for calling to LG Electronics service
Before Calling for Service
Your appliance is equipped with an automatic error-monitoring system to detect and diagnose problems at
an early stage. If the appliance does not function properly or does not function at all, check the following
tables before calling to LG Electronics service centre.
Error Messages
Possible Cause & Solution
Water supply is not adequate in that location. Water does not enter
appliance or it enters slowly.
•• Check another tap in the house.
Water supply tap is not completely open. Water does not enter the
appliance or it enters slowly.
•• Open fully tap.
Water supply hose(s) are kinked.
•• Straighten hose or reinstall the water inlet hose
The filter of the supply hose(s) are clogged.
•• Check and clean the filter of the inlet hose.
If water leakage occurs in the aqua stop supply hose, indicator will
become red.
•• Replace the aqua stop supply hose.
Drain hose is kinked or clogged. Water in the appliance does not drain
or drains slowly.
•• Clean and straighten the drain hose.
The drain filter is clogged.
•• Check and clean the drain filter.
The appliance has a system which detects and corrects the unbalance
of the appliance.
•• The laundry may be too wet at the end of the cycle, rearrange the load to
allow proper spinning. Close the door and press Start/Pause button. It
may take a few moments before the appliance begins to spin. The door
must be locked before spin can be achieved.
Load is too small. This system may stop spinning or even interrupt the
spin cycle altogether if individual heavy articles (e.g. bath mat, bath
robe, etc.) are loaded.
•• Add 1 or 2 similar items or smaller articles of laundry to help balance the
load. Close the door and press Start/Pause button. It may take a few
moments before the appliance begins to spin. The door must be locked
before spin can be achieved.
Possible Cause & Solution
dE dE1 dEz dE4
Door sensor malfunctions.
•• Please call LG Electronics service centre. You can find your local LG
Electronics service centre phone number in the warranty card.
This is a control error.
•• Unplug the power plug and call for service.
Over load in motor
•• Let the appliance wait for 30 minutes until the motor is cooled down and
then, restart the cycle.
Water overfills due to the faulty water valve.
•• Close the water tap.
•• Unplug the power plug.
•• Call for service.
Water level sensor malfunctions.
•• Close the water tap.
•• Unplug the power plug.
•• Call for service.
Vibration sensor malfunctions.
•• Call for service.
Is supply/drain hose or drain pump frozen?
•• Supply warm water into the drum in order to unfreeze the drain hose and
the drain pump. Cover the supply hose with wet and warm towel.
Water leaks.
•• Call for service.
The appliance experienced a mains power failure.
•• Restart the cycle.
Noises You Might Hear
Possible Cause & Solution
Rattling and clanking
Foreign objects, such as keys, coins, or safety pins may be in the drum.
•• Stop the appliance, check the drum for foreign objects. If the noise
continues after the appliance is restarted, call for service.
Thumping sound
Heavy wash loads may produce a thumping sound. This is usually
•• If the sound continues, the appliance is probably out of balance. Stop and
redistribute the wash load.
Possible Cause & Solution
Thumping sound
Wash load may be out of balance.
•• Pause the cycle and redistribute the load after the door unlocks.
Vibrating noise
Package materials are not removed.
•• Remove package materials.
Wash load may be unevenly distributed in the drum.
•• Pause the cycle and redistribute the load after the door unlocks.
Not all leveling feet are resting firmly and evenly on the floor.
•• See the Leveling the Appliance to adjust the leveling of the appliance.
Floor not rigid enough.
•• Check if the floor is sold and does not flex. See the Installation Place
Requirements to select the proper location.
Possible Cause & Solution
Water is leaking.
House drain pipes are clogged.
•• Unclog waste pipes. Contact plumber if necessary.
Leakage is caused by improper installation of drain hose or clogged
drain hose.
•• Clean and straighten the drain hose. Check and clean the drain filter
Drain pump filter cap is not fitted correctly.
•• Refit the drain pump filter.
Appliance does not
Control panel has powered off due to inactivity.
•• This is normal. Press the Power button to turn the appliance on.
Appliance is unplugged.
•• Make sure that the cord should be plugged securely into a working outlet.
Water supply is turned off.
•• Turn the water supply tap completely.
Controls are not set properly.
•• Make sure that the cycle should be correctly set. Close the door and press
the Start/Pause button.
Door is open.
•• Close the door and make sure that nothing should be caught under the
door preventing it from closing completely.
Circuit breaker/fuse is tripped/blown.
•• Check house circuit breakers/fuses. Replace fuses or reset breaker. The
appliance should be on a dedicated branch circuit. The appliance will
resume the cycle where it stopped once power is restored.
Appliance does not
Possible Cause & Solution
Control needs to be reset.
•• Press the Power button, then reselect the desired programme and press
the Start/Pause button.
Start/Pause was not pressed after a cycle was set.
•• Press the Power button, then reselect the desired programme and press
the Start/Pause button. The appliance is turned off if the Start/Pause
button is not pressed within 15 minutes.
Extremely low water pressure.
•• Check another tap in the house to make sure that household water
pressure should be adequate.
Appliance is heating the water or making steam.
•• The drum may stop operating temporarily during certain cycles, while
water is safely heated to a set temperature.
Buttons may not
function properly.
The door cannot be opened for safety reasons once the appliance starts.
•• Check if the CL is illuminated. You can safely open the door after the
Door Lock icon turns off.
Door does not open.
The door cannot be opened for safety reasons once the appliance starts.
•• Check if the H icon is illuminated. You can safely open the door after the
H icon turns off.
Appliance is not filling
Inlet Filter clogged.
•• Make sure the inlet filters on the fill valves are not clogged.
Inlet hoses may be kinked.
•• Check that inlet hoses are not kinked or clogged.
Insufficient water supply.
•• Make sure that both hot and cold water taps are turned on all the way.
Hot and cold inlet hoses are reversed.
•• Check inlet hose connections.
Appliance does not
drain water.
Kinked drain hose.
•• Ensure that the drain hose is not kinked.
Drain located higher than 1.2 m above the floor.
•• Make sure that the drain hose should not be higher than 1.2 m above the
bottom of the appliance.
Detergent is not
Too much detergent is used.
dispensed completely
•• Follow the guidelines provided by the detergent manufacturer.
or not dispensed at all.
Drain Pump Filter may be blocked.
•• Clean the Drain filter.
Cycle time is longer
than usual.
Possible Cause & Solution
The load is too small.
•• Add more items to allow the appliance to balance the loads.
Heavy articles are mixed with lighter items.
•• Always try to wash articles with similar weight in order to allow the
appliance to evenly distribute the weight of the load for spinning.
The load is out of balance.
•• Manually redistribute the load if articles have become tangled.
Cycle end is delayed
Unbalance is detected or suds removing programme is on.
•• This is normal. The time remaining shown on the display is only an
estimated duration. Actual time may vary.
Possible Cause & Solution
Poor stain removal
Previously set stains.
•• Articles that have been previously washed may have stains which have
been set. These stains may be difficult to remove and may require hand
washing or pre-treating to aid in stain removal.
Bleach or softener is dispensed too soon.
•• Dispenser compartment is overfilled. It makes bleach or softer dispensed
rapidly. Always measure bleach or softener to prevent overfilling.
•• Close the dispenser drawer slowly.
Bleach or softener was added directly to the wash load in the drum.
•• Always use the dispensers to ensure that laundry products are properly
dispensed at the right time in the cycle.
Clothes were not properly sorted.
•• Always wash dark colours separately from light colours and whites to
prevent discolouration.
•• Never wash heavily soiled items with lightly soiled items.
Appliance is not unloaded promptly.
•• Always remove items from the appliance as soon as the cycle is complete.
Appliance is overloaded.
•• The appliance can be fully loaded, but the drum should not be tightly
packed with items. The door of the appliance should be closed easily.
Hot and cold water inlet hoses are reversed.
•• Hot water rinse can set wrinkles in garments. Check the inlet hose
Spin speed may be too high.
•• Set the spin speed to suit the garment type.
Musty or mildewy
odour in appliance
Possible Cause & Solution
Inside of drum is not cleaned properly.
•• Run the Tub Clean function regularly.
The drain hose is not properly installed, causing siphoning (water
flowing back inside of the appliance).
•• When installing the drain hose, make sure that it does not get kinked or
The detergent dispenser drawer is not cleaned regularly.
•• Clean the detergent dispenser drawer, especially the top and the bottom of
the drawer’s opening.
Odours can occur if the drain hose is not properly installed, causing
siphoning (water flowing back inside of the appliance).
•• When installing the drain hose, make sure that it does not get kinked or
If the detergent dispenser drawer is not cleaned regularly, odours can
occur from mold or foreign substances.
•• Clean the detergent dispenser drawer, especially the top and bottom of the
drawer’s opening.
Your home appliance
and smart phone is
not connected to the
Wi-Fi network.
Possible Cause & Solution
The password for the Wi-Fi that you are trying to connect to is incorrect.
•• Find the Wi-Fi network connected to your smartphone and remove it, then
register your appliance on LG SmartThinQ.
Mobile data for your smartphone is turned on.
•• Turn off the Mobile data of your smartphone and register the appliance
using the Wi-Fi network.
The wireless network name (SSID) is set incorrectly.
•• The wireless network name (SSID) should be a combination of English
letters and numbers. (Do not use special characters).
The router frequency is not 2.4 GHz.
•• Only a 2.4 GHz router frequency is supported. Set the wireless router to
2.4 GHz and connect the appliance to the wireless router. To check the
router frequency, check with your internet service provider or the router
The distance between the appliance and the router is too far.
•• If the distance between the appliance and the router is too far, the signal
may be weak and the connection may not be configured correctly. Move
the location of the router so that it is closer to the appliance.
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