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LG WM3987HW User's Manual & Installation Instructions

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FRONT LOAD WASHER / DRYER COMBO
LG
COLOR: White
TRUEBALANCE™ ANTI VIBRATION SYSTEM
DIRECT DRIVE MOTOR, 10 YEAR WARRANTY
ULTRA LARGE 3.6 CU.FT. CAPACITY
VENTLESS CONDENSING DRYING SYSTEM
Design Style
Type of Display
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Capacity (cu.ft.)
Drying System
Color
Number of Wash Programs
Number of Dry Programs
Number of Wash/Rinse Temps
Dial-A-Cycle™
Easy Loading Tilt Tub
Delay Wash
Spin Speed (Max)
Warranty
MODEL # WM3987HW
Front Loader / Front Control
LED
27" x 38 11/16" x 29 3/4"
DOE 3.6
Vent less Condensing
White
9
6
5
yes
yes
yes
1200
1 Year Parts and Labor, 10 Years Motor, Lifetime on Drum

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  • Page 1 FRONT LOAD WASHER / DRYER COMBO MODEL # WM3987HW COLOR: White • TRUEBALANCE™ ANTI VIBRATION SYSTEM • DIRECT DRIVE MOTOR, 10 YEAR WARRANTY • ULTRA LARGE 3.6 CU.FT. CAPACITY • VENTLESS CONDENSING DRYING SYSTEM • • Design Style Front Loader / Front Control •...
  • Page 2 To contact LG Electronics, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 1-800-243-0000 Or visit us on the Web at: us.lge.com Número telefónico de LG Electronics, las 24 Front Lo ading Combo horas del día, 7 días a la semana: 1-800-243-0000 O visítenos en la Web en: us.lge.com...
  • Page 3: Flooring

    I N S TA L L AT I O N I N S T R U C T I O N S FLOORING • To minimize noise and vibration, the washer NOTE: Before installing the MUST be installed on a solidly constructed floor. washer, make sure the floor is See the NOTE at right.
  • Page 4: Unpacking And Removing Shipping Bolts

    I N S TA L L AT I O N I N S T R U C T I O N S UNPACkING AND REMOVING SHIPPING BOLTS When removing the washer from the carton base, be sure to remove the foam tub support in the middle of the carton base. If you must lay the washer down to remove the base packaging materials, always lay it carefully on its side.
  • Page 5: Connecting The Water Lines

    (to water inlet on washer) • IMPORTANT: Use ONLY the inlet hoses provided by LG with this laundry product. Aftermarket hoses are not guaranteed to fit or function correctly. Other hoses may not tighten correctly and could cause leaks. Subsequent damage to product or property will not be covered under the terms of LG's warranty.
  • Page 6: Connecting The Drain Line

    I N S TA L L AT I O N I N S T R U C T I O N S CONNECTING THE DRAIN LINE Option 1: Standpipe • The drain hose should always be properly secured. Failure to properly secure the drain hose can result in flooding and property Elbow damage.
  • Page 7: Installation Of Non-Skid Pads (Optional)

    I N S TA L L AT I O N I N S T R U C T I O N S LEVELING THE WASHER The drum of your new washer spins at very high • All four leveling feet must rest solidly on the floor. speeds, up to 1,200 RPM.
  • Page 8: How To Use

    H O W TO U S E SORTING WASH LOADS Fabric Care Labels Grouping Similar Items Most articles of clothing feature fabric care labels For best results, sort clothes into loads that can that include instructions for proper care. be washed with the same wash cycle. Different fabrics have different care requirements.
  • Page 9: Selecting Detergent

    H O W TO U S E SELECTING DETERGENT IMPORTANT: Your washing machine is IMPORTANT: Do not place or store laundry designed for use with only High-Efficiency products, such as detergent, bleach, or liquid (HE) detergents. HE detergents are formulated fabric softener, on top of your washer or dryer. specifically for front-load washers and contain Wipe up any spills immediately.
  • Page 10: Loading The Dispenser

    H O W TO U S E LOADING THE DISPENSER Prewash Detergent Compartment Liquid Bleach Compartment Add liquid or powdered detergent to this This compartment holds liquid chlorine bleach, compartment when using the Prewash option. which will be dispensed automatically at the Always use HE (High-Efficiency) detergent with proper time during the wash cycle.
  • Page 11: Control Panel Features

    H O W TO U S E CONTROL PANEL FEATURES POWER ON/OFF BUTTON CYCLE SETTING BUTTONS Press to turn the washer ON. Press again to turn Use these buttons to select the desired cycle the washer OFF. options for the selected cycle. Press the button for that setting until the indicator light for NOTE: Pressing the ON/OFF button during a the desired value is lit.
  • Page 12: Cycle Guide

    H O W TO U S E CYCLE GUIDE The cycle guide below shows the options and recommended fabric types for each cycle. Hot/Cold Extra High Light Lightly soiled clothing Cold/Cold No spin Normal and small loads Speed Warm/Cold Heavy Wash Warm/Warm Medium...
  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    PARTS AND FEATURES Special Features ............. 7 Key Parts and Components ........8 Congratulations on your purchase INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS and welcome to the LG family. Choose the Proper Location ........9 Your new LG washing machine Clearances ............. 9 Flooring ..............10 Installations With Optional Pedestal Base combines the most advanced or Stacking Kit ............
  • Page 14: The Led Display

    H O W TO U S E THE LED DISPLAY The LED display shows the settings, estimated time remaining, options, and status messages for your washer. When the washer is turned on, the display will illuminate. DOOR LOCk INDICATOR CYCLE COMPLETION INDICATOR Indicates that the door is locked. The washer This portion of the display shows which stage door will lock while the washer is operating.
  • Page 15: Operating The Washer

    H O W TO U S E OPERATING THE WASHER Once you have loaded the washer and added laundry products (detergent, bleach, and/or fabric softener): Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the Press the START/PAUSE button to begin the cycle. The door will latch, washer.
  • Page 16: Cycle Setting Buttons

    H O W TO U S E CYCLE SETTING BUTTONS Each cycle has preset settings that are selected SPIN SPEED automatically. You may also customize the The washer drum spins at up to 1,200 settings using the cycle setting buttons. RPM. This reduces drying time and Press the button for that setting until the indicator saves energy.
  • Page 17 H O W TO U S E CYCLE SETTING BUTTONS (cont.) Drying Guide–Automatic Dry Electronic sensors measure the temperature of the Drying options are easily selected exhaust to increase or decrease the drying temperature with the DRY button. For most even for faster reaction time and tighter temperature control. drying, make sure all articles in the Recommended DRY settings by fabric type: clothes load are similar in material and...
  • Page 18: Cycle Option Buttons

    H O W TO U S E CYCLE OPTION BUTTONS Your Washer features several additional cycle PRE-WASH options to customize cycles to meet your Select this option to add a 16-minute individual needs. Certain option buttons also prewash and spin cycle to the chosen feature a special function (see the following for cycle.
  • Page 19: Special Functions

    H O W TO U S E SPECIAL FUNCTIONS HAND WASH/WOOL The option buttons also activate special functions, including CHILD LOCK, SPINSENSE™. • Only woolen items that are designated as Press and hold the option button marked with the “Machine-Washable” should be washed in this special function for 3 seconds to activate.
  • Page 20: Care And Cleaning

    C A R E A N D C L E A N I N G REGULAR CLEANING wWARNING: • Unplug the washer before cleaning to avoid the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this warning can cause serious injury, fire, electrical shock, or death. •...
  • Page 21: Cleaning The Washer

    C A R E A N D C L E A N I N G REGULAR CLEANING (cont.) Storing the Washer Remove the inserts from the dispenser. Drain any water in compartments and dry the If the washer will not be used for an extended compartments.
  • Page 22: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Cleaning the Water Inlet Filters IMPORTANTE: Use ONLY the inlet hoses provided by LG with this laundry product. If the washer detects that water is not entering Aftermarket hoses are not guaranteed to fit or the dispenser, an error message will show on the function correctly.
  • Page 23 C A R E A N D C L E A N I N G MAINTENANCE (cont.) Cleaning the Drain Pump Filter Lint and other objects may accumulate and clog the drain pump filter. If the washer fails to drain properly, unplug the washer and allow the water to cool, if necessary, before proceeding.
  • Page 24 I M P O RTA N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE wWARNING For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    T RO U B L E S H O OT I N G NORMAL SOUNDS YOU MAY HEAR The following sounds may be heard while the washer is operating. They are normal. Humming or gurgling: Clicking: Drain pump pumping water from the washer at Door lock relay when the door locks and unlocks.
  • Page 26 T RO U B L E S H O OT I N G BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE (cont.) Problem Possible Causes Solutions Water in the washer • Drain hose is bent, pinched, • Make sure the drain hose is free of clogs, kinks, etc., drains slowly or not or clogged.
  • Page 27 T RO U B L E S H O OT I N G BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE (cont.) Problem Possible Causes Solutions Wrinkling • Washer not unloaded • Always remove items from the washer as soon as promptly. the cycle is completed. • Washer overloaded. •...
  • Page 28: Specifications/Optional Accessories

    Net Weight 201 lb. (91 kg) Max. Spin Speed 1,200 RPM OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES For these and other LG products, contact your local LG dealer, or visit our Web site at us.lge.com, ca.lge.com. Stacking kit Pedestal If space is at a premium, Give your LG washer...
  • Page 29 LG WASHING MACHINE LIMITED WARRANTY - USA Your LG Washing Machine will be will repaired or replaced, at LG’s option, if it proves to be defective in material or work- manship under normal use, during the warranty period (“Warranty Period”) set forth below, effective from the date (“Date of Purchase”) of original consumer purchase of the product.
  • Page 30: Basic Safety Precautions

    I M P O RTA N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE wWARNING For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
  • Page 31 I M P O RTA N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE wWARNING For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
  • Page 32: Save These Instructions

    I M P O RTA N T S A F E T Y I N S T R U C T I O N S READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE wWARNING For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
  • Page 33 PA RT S A N D F E AT U R E S SPECIAL FEATURES DETERGENT DISPENSER DRAWER This four-compartment drawer provides separate dispensers for prewash and main wash detergent, liquid bleach, and liquid fabric softener. CONTROL PANEL WITH LED DISPLAY Simple electronic controls are user-friendly. The LED display indicates cycle options and cycle time during operation.
  • Page 34 PA RT S A N D F E AT U R E S kEY PARTS AND COMPONENTS In addition to the special features and components outlined in the Special Features section, there are several other important components that are referenced in this manual. ULTRA-CAPACITY STAINLESS STEEL DRUM The ultra-large stainless steel drum offers extreme durability and is tilted to improve efficiency and...
  • Page 35 I N S TA L L AT I O N I N S T R U C T I O N S CHOOSE THE PROPER LOCATION • Do not remove ground prong. Do not use wWARNING an adapter or extension cord. Plug into a •...
  • Page 36 White ENERGYSTAR ® qualified models exceed the Department of Energy standards for energy consumption by at least 25%. LG’s Energy Black Star dishwashers allow consumers to save money, energy and protect the environment. L G u s a . c o m...
  • Page 37 ©2008 LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ that is highly reliable, durable, efficient and quiet. The All Rights Reserved. LG Design and Life's Good are trademarks of LG Electronics Inc. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
  • Page 38 Self-Cleaning HIT THE BULL’S EYE. EVERY TIME. Cook like a pro with LG’s Gas Range. Its PreciseTemp™ Bake System will provide even and consistent cooking for foolproof meals. Plus, when time isn’t on your side, its SuperBoil™ 17,000 BTU burner can bring large amounts of water to a rapid boil.
  • Page 39: Warranty

    269 lbs. Configuration POWER/RATINGS Left Front 12000Btu/h / 9500Btu/h KW / Amp Rating @120V 540kW / 4.5A Left Rear 9100Btu/h / 9100Btu/h Requirements 120 VAC Center 9100Btu/h / 9100Btu/h WARRANTY Right Front 17000Btu/h / 10000Btu/h 1 Year Parts and Labor Right Rear 5000Btu/h / 5000Btu/h UPC CODES LRG3091SW Smooth White 048231 317184 LRG3091SB Smooth Black 048231 317177 LRG3091ST Stainless Steel 048231 317160 www.LG.com Dimensions and weights are approximate. Design, features and specifications subject to change without notice. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. © 2011 LG Electronics USA, Inc. All rights reserved. “LG Life’s Good” is a registered trademark of LG Corp. All other product and brand names are 1000 Sylvan Avenue Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Customer Service and Technical Support: (800) 243-0000 HACC-LRG3091-SS 08/05/11...
  • Page 40 - J.D. Power and Associates Available colors: Stainless Steel (ST) 2009 2008 LG received the highest numerical score for ranges, cooktops and ovens in the proprietary J.D. Power and Associates 2009 Kitchen AppliancesStudies . 2008 received award for satisfaction with cooktops/wall ovens.
  • Page 41 COOKING LSE3092 Electric Slide-In Range ExtRA LARGE CAPACIty Type With one of the largest oven capacities available, at 5.4 cu. ft., LG’s ranges Type Electric Slide-In provide more space for cooking large meals for families. Oven/Cooktop SmoothTouch™/Knobs FeaTures duAL tRuE CONvECtION...
  • Page 42 REFRIGERATOR LFC20770 3 Door French Door Refrigerator HIGHLIGHTS Large Capacity in 30" Width Multi-Air Flow Freshness System Humidity Control Crispers STYLE AND DESIGN • 19.7 cu.ft. • P remium Finishes in Stainless Steel, Smooth White and Smooth Black • C ontoured Doors with Matching Commercial Handles • Hidden Hinges ORGANIZATION • 2 Full/Fixed Tempered Glass Shelves • F ull Width, Temperature-Controlled Glide N’ Serve™ Drawer •...
  • Page 43 1 3/4" Drawers Installation Clearance Sides 1/8", Top 1", Back 1" DuraBase™ Freezer Drawer • Weight (Unit/Carton) 228 lbs./253 lbs. Divider • Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 33" x 70" x 36" Ice Bin • WARRANTY Freezer Light Premium LED 1 Year Parts and Labor, 7 Years on the Sealed System UPC CODES LFC20770SW Smooth White 048231 784061 LFC20770SB Smooth Black 048231 784078 LFC20770ST Stainless Steel 048231 784054 www.LG.com Dimensions and weights are approximate. Design, features and specifications subject to change without notice. LG Electronics U.S.A., Inc. © 2011 LG Electronics USA, Inc. All rights reserved. “LG Life’s Good” is a registered trademark of LG Corp. All other product and brand names are 1000 Sylvan Avenue Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632 trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies. Customer Service and Technical Support: (800) 243-0000 HARF-LFC20770-SS 05/16/12...