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LG FC1409D4E 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 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. ENGLISH FC1409D4E FC1408D4W MFL70799723 Rev.00_072419 Copyright © 2019 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS This manual may contain images or content different from the model you purchased. This manual is subject to revision by the manufacturer. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ........4 READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE .............4 WARNING ......................4 INSTALLATION ................10 Parts and Specifications..................10 Installation Place Requirements..............12 Unpacking the Appliance.................14 Levelling the Appliance ..................14...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USE 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.
  • Page 5 • The water pressure must be between 100kPa and 1000 kPa. • The maximum capacity in some cycles for dry clothes to be used: FC1409D4E FC1408D4W Wash (9 kg) / Dry (5 kg)
  • Page 6 Installation • 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. •...
  • Page 7 • 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 open.
  • Page 8 • 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.
  • Page 9 Maintenance • Securely plug the power plug in the socket outlet 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.
  • Page 10: Installation

    INSTALLATION Parts and Specifications NOTE • Appearance and specifications may change without notice to improve the quality of the appliance. Front View Rear View Power Plug Control Panel Transit Bolts Detergent Dispenser Drawer Drain Hose Drum Door Cover Cap Drain Pump Filter Drain Plug Levelling Feet...
  • Page 11 Caps for Covering Transit Bolt Holes* Elbow Bracket for Securing Drain Hose* Anti-Slip Sheets* Tie Strap* Specifications Model FC1409D4E Power Supply 220 V~, 50 Hz Dimension 600 mm x 560 mm x 850 mm (Width x Depth x Height) Product Weight Approx.
  • Page 12: Installation Place Requirements

    Installation Place Requirements Before installing the appliance, check the following information in order to install the appliance in a correct place. Installation Location • Install the appliance on a flat floor. 100 mm (Allowable slope under the appliance: 1°) • Never try to level any uneven floor by putting pieces of wood, cardboard or similar materials under the appliance.
  • Page 13 Repairs carried 4620ER4002B) from the LG Electronics out by inexperienced persons may cause injury service centre. or serious malfunctioning. Contact your LG Electronics service centre. • The power plug must be plugged into an appropriate socket outlet that is installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 14: Unpacking The Appliance

    Unpacking the Appliance Remove the bolt assemblies by wiggling them slightly while pulling them out. Lifting the Appliance Off the Install the hole caps. Foam Base • Locate the hole caps b included in the accessory pack or attached on the back. * This feature is only available on some models.
  • Page 15 Adjusting and Levelling the Feet Secure the adjusting feet with the lock nuts b by turning counterclockwise against the When installing the appliance, the appliance bottom of 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.
  • Page 16: Connecting The Water Inlet Hose

    Connecting the Water Inlet Stick the adhesive side a of the anti-slip sheet on the floor. Hose • It is most effective to install the anti-slip sheets under the front feet. If it is difficult to place the sheets under the front feet, place Note for Connection them under the back feet.
  • Page 17: Installing The Drain Hose

    Installing the Drain Hose NOTE • Before connecting the inlet hose to the water tap, turn on the water tap to flush out foreign Installing the Drain Hose with the substances (dirt, sand, sawdust, and etc.) in the Elbow Bracket water lines.
  • Page 18: Operation

    OPERATION Operation Overview Preparing the Laundry Sort laundry for best washing results, and then Using the Appliance prepare laundry according to the symbols on the care labels. Before the first wash, select the Normal wash programme and add a half amount of the Sorting the Clothes detergent.
  • Page 19 Checking the Fabric Care Label • Wash delicates (stockings, underwired bras) in a wash net. This will tell you about the fabric content of your • Close zippers, hooks and strings to make sure clothes and how it should be washed. that these items do not snag other clothes.
  • Page 20: Adding Detergents And Softeners

    Adding Detergents and Adding Detergent Softeners • Detergent for main wash a only ~ J • Detergent for pre wash b and main wash a ~ d # J 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.
  • Page 21 Adding Detergent Tablet NOTE • Pouring excessive fabric softener over the Detergent tablet is also available when washing maximum fill line can cause it to dispense too laundry. early, which may stain clothes. • Do not pour fabric softener directly onto the Open the door and put detergent tablets into laundry, which may stain the laundry.
  • Page 22: Control Panel

    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 •...
  • Page 23: Programme Table

    Programme Table Washing Programme Programme Cotton Max. Load Rating Description Washes the laundry by combining various drum motions. • Use for coloured fast items (shirts, nightdresses, pajamas, etc.) and normally soiled cotton load (underwear). Proper Temperature 40 °C (Cold to 95 °C) Max.
  • Page 24 Programme Allergy Care Max. Load 3 kg Description Reduces allergens such as house mites, pollen and fur. • Use for Cotton, underwear, pillow covers, bed sheets, baby wear. Proper Temperature Max. Spin Speed Programme Baby Steam Care Max. Load 4 kg Description Washes clothes with gentle motions using steam.
  • Page 25 Programme Direct Wear Max. Load 3 items Description Provides washing to drying within 80 mins at once for light soiled 1-3 shirts. • Use for cotton mixed, polyester mixed dress shirts, blouses. Proper Temperature 20 °C Max. Spin Speed Programme Wash + Dry Max.
  • Page 26 Drying Programme Programme Normal % Description Reduces the drying time and energy usage during dry cycle for cottons • Use for cotton or linen fabrics such as cotton towels, T-shirts. Max. Spin Speed Rating Programme Normal Eco ( Description Suitable for energy dry programme. •...
  • Page 27 Extra Options Programme Pre Wash Rinse+ Crease care Delay End Cotton Cotton+ Easy Care Duvet Allergy Care Baby Steam Care Sportswear Gentle care Stain Care Quick 30 Direct Wear Wash + Dry Download Cycle * This option is automatically inserted in the programme and cannot be deselected. ** This option is automatically inserted in the programme and can be deselected.
  • Page 28: Extra Options And Functions

    Extra Options and Woven and Loopknit Materials Functions Some woven and loopknit materials may shrink, by varying amounts, depending on their quality. You can use the extra options and functions to Always stretch these materials out immediately customize the programmes. after drying.
  • Page 29 Rinse Drying Time Guide • The drying time can be selected by pressing the Dry button. Rinse+ • Drying programme can last up to about 7 Use this option to turn on/off rinse. hours. • These drying times are given as a guide to help you set your washing machine for manual Crease care - drying.
  • Page 30 Add Item s Unlocking the Control Panel Use this option to add or remove the laundry after Turn on the power. the washing programme is started. Press and hold the Delay End and Add Press the Add Item button when the LED is Item button for 3 seconds to deactivate this turned on.
  • Page 31: Smart Functions

    SMART FUNCTIONS Using SmartThinQ NOTE Application • Press e in the LG SmartThinQ application for a more detailed guide on how to use the Tag On function. Installing SmartThinQ • The location of the smartphone’s NFC module may vary depending on the phone, and NFC...
  • Page 32: Using Smart Diagnosis

    Use this function if you need an accurate diagnosis • If the call centre agent is not able to get an by an LG Electronics customer information centre accurate recording of the data, you may be when the appliance malfunctions or fails.
  • Page 33: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE WARNING • 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.
  • Page 34: Cleaning The Appliance Periodically

    Cleaning the Appliance Cleaning the Water Inlet Filter Periodically Water inlet filter collects lime or any small objects that may be in water supplied to the appliance. Clean the water inlet filter regularly. Tub Clean NOTE Use this function to clean inside of the appliance. •...
  • Page 35 Cleaning the Drain Pump Filter Cleaning the Dispenser Drawer The drain filter collects threads and small objects Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the left in the laundry. Check regularly that the filter is dispenser drawer. Remove the drawer and the clean to ensure smooth running of your appliance.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    You can remedy most of the problems by yourself, consequently save time and money, since you do not need to call LG Electronics service centre. The following table should assist you by troubleshooting.
  • Page 37 Possible Cause & Solution Door sensor malfunctions. dE dE1 dEz dE4 • Please call LG Electronics service centre. You can find your local LG DOOR ERROR Electronics service centre phone number in the warranty card. This is a control error.
  • Page 38 Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Thumping sound Heavy laundry may produce a thumping sound. This is usually normal. • If the sound continues, the appliance is probably out of balance. Stop and redistribute the laundry. The laundry may be out of balance. •...
  • Page 39 Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Appliance does not Controls are not set properly. operate. • 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.
  • Page 40 Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Appliance does not Kinked drain hose. drain water. • 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.
  • Page 41 Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Wrinkling 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.
  • Page 42 Drying Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Not drying Depending on the type and thickness of fabric, drying time and performance may be different. • Dry again with Time Dry cycle. After drying cycle, warm clothes may be wet a little to prevent damage or wrinkle.
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