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LG RC8182*V*Z Series Owner's Manual

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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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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL DRYER 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. RC8182*V*Z MFL67653084 Rev.00_032216...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS This manual is produced for a group of products and may contain images or content different from the model you purchased. This manual is subject to revision by the manufacturer. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ........03 Important Safety Instructions ...............04 Disposal of your old appliance ............07 INSTALLATION ............08 Specifications ..................08...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The following safety guidelines are intended to prevent unforeseen risks or damage from unsafe or incorrect operation of the product. The guidelines are separated into ‘WARNING’ and ‘CAUTION’ as described below. This symbol is displayed to the indicate matters and operations that can cause risk.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    • Do not use a sharp object like drill or pin to press or separate an operation unit. It can cause the electric shock or injury. • Only an authorized repair person from LG Electronics service centre should disassemble, repair, or modify the appliance. Improper service may cause injury, electric shock or fire.
  • Page 5 Improper use can cause fire or explosion. • In case of flood, stop using the appliance and contact the LG Electronics service centre. Contact with water can cause electric shock.
  • Page 6 • Items that have been soiled with substances such as cooking oil, vegetable oil, acetone, alcohol, petrol, kerosene, spot removers, turpentine, waxes and wax removers should be washed in hot water with an extra amount of detergent before being dried in the appliance. •...
  • Page 7: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    WEEE collection point. For the most up to date information for your country please see * This dryer contains fluorinated greenhouse gases. R134a (GWP: 1430):...
  • Page 8: Installation

    • Max. capacity : RC8182*V*Z - 8 kg • Appearance and specifications may vary without notice to improve the quality of the appliance. Accessories (Optional) Please contact the LG Electronics Customer Information Centre for purchase. Condensing Drain Hose Dry Rack...
  • Page 9: Installation Place Requirements

    Installation Place Requirements Positioning • Install the appliance on a flat hard floor. Location • Make sure that air circulation around the appliance is not impeded by carpets, rugs, etc. • Never try to correct any unevenness in the floor with pieces of wood, cardboard or similar materials under the appliance.
  • Page 10: Stacking Installation Instructions

    Stacking Kit Electrical Connection In order to stack this dryer an LG stacking kit is required. • Do not use an extension cord or double adapter. • Always unplug the appliance after use. Dryer •...
  • Page 11 Installation Procedure WARNING • Incorrect installation can cause serious accidents. Place the LG dryer on the LG washing machine. • The weight of the appliance and the height of installation make the stacking procedure too Remove the two screws from the bottom of the rear risky for one person.
  • Page 12 Condensed Water Drain-out Leveling the appliance Normally, condensed water is pumped up to the water Leveling the appliance prevents unnecessary noise and container where water is collected until manually vibration. Place the appliance on a solid, level floor. emptied. Water can also be drained out directly to a If the appliance is not properly level, adjust the front mains drain, especially when the dryer is stacked on leveling feet as necessary.
  • Page 13: Operation

    OPERATION Using the Appliance CAUTION • Be careful not to trap laundry between the door Before the first cycle, set the appliance to dry for five and rubber seal. minutes to warm up the drum. Open the door between loads the first few times you use the appliance to allow any odours from the interior of the appliance to disperse.
  • Page 14: Sorting Laundry

    Not only that, the laundry must be sorted according to CAUTION size and type of fabric. • Be careful! The drum inside may still be hot. For the best drying performance and most efficient • The appliance must not be used for purposes energy usage, do not overload the appliance.
  • Page 15: Control Panel

    Control Panel Power button Options • Press the Power button to turn power on and • This allows you to select additional options and off. will illuminate when selected. • Press the Power button to cancel the Time Display Delay function. •...
  • Page 16: Programme Table

    Programme Table Drying Programme Sensor Dry Programmes Programme Laundry Type Detail Drying Level Towels, dressing gowns and bed linen For thick and quilted fabrics Extra Bath towels, tea towels, underwear and For fabrics that do not need to be Cupboard Cotton cotton socks ironed...
  • Page 17 Timed Drying Programmes Programme Laundry Type Detail Drying Level Refreshes clothes without tumble Rack Dry Silk, wool, delicate lingerie drying Cool Air All fabrics that need refreshing Tumbles without heat Bath towels, bath robes, dishclothes and Small Items & damp clothing, Everyday Warm Air acrylic quilted fabrics items suitable for heat drying...
  • Page 18 NOTE • Tested in accordance with EN61121 and Directive 932/2012 • Set programme at Cotton Cupboard Eco (Full & Half Load) for test in accordance in conformity with EN61121 and Directive 932/2012 + Cupboard + Eco Option (Default) (This is the most efficient –...
  • Page 19: Option Cycle

    Option Cycle Drum Light Whilst the appliance is running it is possible to see Time Delay inside the drum if you select the Drum Light function. You can use the Time Delay option to delay the finishing – Light on : Door is opened. time of the drying cycle.
  • Page 20 Damp Dry Beep Child Lock ( With this option, the appliance will beep when the load is Select this function to lock the buttons on the control ready for ironing. panel to prevent tampering. This allows you to remove faster-drying lightweight items or items that you would like to iron or hang while still Locking the control panel slightly damp.
  • Page 21: Rack Dry (Optional)

    Rack Dry (Optional) Place wet items on top of the rack. Allow space around items for air to circulate. The dryer rack is placed inside the appliance, as in the • The rack does not move, but the drum will rotate. picture below.
  • Page 22: Using Smart Function (Optional)

    Android operating system (OS). EU Conformity Notice Installation of the application • Search LG Smart Laundry&DW Global on the Google Play Store from your smart phone. Hereby, LG Electronics European Shared Service Centre B.V., declares that this Dryer is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC.
  • Page 23: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE WARNING • Open the second lint filter. • Remove the power plug when you clean the appliance. Not removing the plug may result in electric shock. Cleaning the Lint Filter Clean the lint filter before each drying cycle. It should also be cleaned if the icon becomes illuminated and Rinse away the lint under warm, running water.
  • Page 24: Emptying The Water Container

    Emptying the Water Container Cleaning the Cool Air Inlet Grill Condensed water is collected in the water container. Vacuum the Cool Air Inlet grill 3 - 4 times a year to make sure there is no build up of lint or dirt that may cause Empty the water container after every use.
  • Page 25: Using The Smart Diagnosis™ Function

    Use this function if you need an accurate diagnosis by using the information transmitted for analysis at an LG Electronics Customer Information Centre when the call to the LG Electronics Customer Information the product malfunctions or fails. Use this function only Centre.
  • Page 26: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING The 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 before you call for service: Diagnosing Problems Symptoms Reason...
  • Page 27 Symptoms Reason Solution • Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do House fuse is blown, circuit breaker not increase fuse capacity. If the problem has tripped, or power outage has is a circuit overload, have it corrected by occurred. a qualified electrician. •...
  • Page 28 Symptoms Reason Solution • Over drying a load of laundry can lead Clothes have dried too long to wrinkled clothes. Try a shorter drying (overdried). time. Clothes are wrinkled Clothes have been left in the appliance for too long after cycle •...
  • Page 29 If water leaks continuously, door. contact the LG Electronics Customer Information Centre. • If items are too tightly packed or too sparse the sensor may have trouble reading the dryness level of the load.
  • Page 30: Error Codes

    Error Codes Symptoms Reason Solution Error code: tE1 • Turn off the appliance and call for Temperature sensor failure. through tE7 service. The door has been opened while the • Close the door completely. appliance is in operation or the appliance is being operated without the door being •...
  • Page 31: Warranty

    • Damage or failure caused by incorrect electrical current, voltage, or plumbing codes, commercial or industrial use, or use of accessories, components, or consumable cleaning products that are not approved by LG. • Damage caused by transportation and handling, including scratches, dents, chips, and/or other damage to the finish of your product, unless such damage results from defects in materials or workmanship and is reported within one (1) week of delivery.
  • Page 32: Operating Data

    OPERATING DATA Product fiche_commission Delegated Regulation(EU) No 392/2012 Supplier’s name or trade mark LG Electronics Supplier’s model identifier RC8182*V*Z Rated capacity in kg of cotton laundry for the standard cotton programme at full load 8 kg Condenser Household Tumble Dryer type...
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