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Common Washing Problems - LG T7267TDDL SERIES Owner's Manual

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C
ommon washing problems
Many washing problems involve poor soil & stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and
fabric damage. For satisfactory washing results, follow these instructions.
WASH PROBLEM
Problems
• Not enough Detergent
Poor soil
• Wash Water Temperature
removal
too low.
• Overloading the washer
• Incorrect wash cycle
• Incorrect sorting
• Pretreat stain not done
• Undiluted fabric softener
Blue Stains
dispensed directly onto
fabric
• A buildup caused by the
Black or gray
interaction of fabric softener
marks on
and Detergent can flake off
clothes
and mark clothes
• Not enough Detergent
• Iron or manganese in
Yellow or
water supply, water pipes,
brown rust
stains
or water heater
Lint
• Incorrect sorting
• Tissues left in pocket
• Overloading the washer
• Overloading the washer
Residue or
• Undissolved Detergent
Detergent
• Use too much Detergent
Holes, tears,
• Incorrect use of chlorine
or snags
bleach.
• Unfastened zippers,
hooks, buckles
• Ribs, tears and broken
threads
• Overloading the washer
• Degradation of fabric
Possible Causes
Solutions & Preventive Measures
• Use correct amount of Detergent for load size, amount of
soil and water hardness.
• Reduce load size.
• Wash with STRONG (JEANS) or SOAK & STRONG
(JEANS) wash cycle for heavy soiled laundry.
• Separate heavily soiled items from lightly soiled ones.
• Pretreat stain and heavy soil according to directions shown
on page 12.
• Rub the stain with bar soap.
• Do not overfill fabric softener dispenser and do not pour
liquid fabric softener directly onto fabric.
See page 15 for more instructions.
• Keep the recommendations against Scrud(waxy buildup).
(refer to scrud page15.)
• Use correct amount of Detergent for load size, amount of soil
and water hardness.
• To restore discolored load of whites, use rust remover safe
for fabric.
• Install nonprecipitating water softener or an iron filter in
your water supply system for an ongoing problem.
• Before washing, run water for a few minutes to clear lines.
• Wash lint givers eg. towels, flannelette sheets, eparately
from lint collectors eg. synthetic fabrics and remove tissues
in pockets before wash. See page 12 for sorting and caring
before loading.
• Do not overload the washer
• Do not overload the washer.
• Some Detergents need to be pre-dissolved, check the Detergent
instructions. Try pre-dissolving the Detergent.
• Use proper amount of Detergent.
• Never pour chlorine bleach directly on fabric.
See page 14 for adding liquid bleach.
• Fasten zippers, hooks, and buckles.
• Remove objects in pockets. See page 12 for caring before
loading.
• Do not overload the washer.
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