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OWNER'S MANUAL
WASHING
MACHINE
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.
EN ENGLISH
**J5****
**J6****
**J7****
*MFL69851115*
MFL69851115
Rev.00_170518
**J8****
**J9****
Copyright © 2018 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
www.lg.com

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  Summary of Contents for LG J5 Series

  • Page 1 Leave these instructions near the product after installation for future reference. EN ENGLISH **J5**** **J8**** **J6**** **J9**** **J7**** *MFL69851115* www.lg.com MFL69851115 Copyright © 2018 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved. Rev.00_170518...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    This manual may contain images or content different from the model you purchased. TABLE OF Example of decoding the model name: CONTENTS Additional options Case color Function (steam, drying) Capacity (volume of loading) Series Max. spin speed Model This manual is subject to revision by the manufacturer. SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ............3 Disposal of Your Old Appliance ..............
  • 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 appliance. The guidelines are separated into ‘WARNING’ and ‘CAUTION’ as described below. This symbol is displayed to indicate matters and operations that can cause risk.
  • Page 4 For use in Europe: This appliance can be used by children aged from 8 years and above and persons with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved.
  • Page 5 Improper use can cause fire or explosion. 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 6 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 •...
  • Page 7: Disposal Of Your Old Appliance

    You can take your appliance either to the shop where you purchased the product, or contact your local government waste office for details of your nearest authorised WEEE collection point. For the most up to date information for your country please see www.lg.com/global/recycling.
  • Page 8: Installation

    INSTALLATION Parts Transit bolts Power plug Drawer Control panel Drum Door Drain hose Drain plug Drain pump filter Cover cap (Location may vary depending on products) Adjustable feet Accessories Cold supply hose (1EA) Spanner Caps for covering Elbow bracket for transit bolt holes securing drain hose (Optional)
  • Page 9: Specifications

    Specifications Model ****Q*** / ****T*** / ****V*** Wash capacity 7 kg / 8 kg / 9 kg Power Supply 220–240 V~, 50 Hz Size 600 (W)×560 (D)×850 mm (H) Product Weight 64 kg Wattage 2100 W Permissible Water pressure 0.1–1.0 MPa (1.0–10.0 kgf/cm²) ****L*** / ****N*** / ****W***/ ****H*** Model Wash capacity...
  • Page 10: Installation Place Requirements

    • Installation Place If it is impossible to avoid positioning the appliance next to a gas cooker or coal burning stove, an Requirements insulation (85x60 cm) covered with aluminum foil on the side facing the cooker or stove must be Location inserted between the two appliances.
  • Page 11: Unpacking And Removing Transit Bolts

    Unpacking and Removing Install the hole caps. • Transit Bolts Locate the hole caps included in the accessory pack or attached on the back. Lift the appliance off the foam base. • After removing the carton and shipping material, lift the appliance off the foam base. Make sure the tub support comes off with the base and is not stuck to the bottom of the appliance.
  • Page 12: Using Anti-Slip Sheets (Optional)

    Failure to do so may cause vibration or noise. • You can obtain rubber cups (p/no.4620ER4002B) Ensure the appliance is level. from the LG Service Centre. • Push or rock the top edges of the appliance • Do not use caps (supports) from other manufacturers, gently to make sure that the appliance does this can lead to increased vibration.
  • Page 13: Leveling The Appliance

    Leveling the Appliance Connecting the Water Supply Hose If the floor is uneven, turn the adjustable feet as required (Do not insert pieces of wood etc. under • Water pressure must be between 0.1 MPa the feet). Make sure that all four feet are stable and resting on the floor and then check that the •...
  • Page 14 Connecting Hose to Water Tap Connecting One Touch Type Hose to Tap Without Thread Connecting Screw-Type Hose to Unscrew the adapter ring plate and loose the Tap with Thread four fixing screws. Screw the hose connector onto the water supply tap.
  • Page 15: Installing The Drain Hose

    Installing the Drain Hose Using the Horizontal Tap • The drain hose should not be placed higher Horizontal tap than 100 cm above the floor. Water in the appliance may not drain or may drain slowly. • If the drain hose is too long, do not force it back into the appliance.
  • Page 16: Operation

    OPERATION Using the Washing Machine Choose the desired washing cycle. • Press the cycle button repeatedly or turn Before the first wash, select a washing programme the cycle selector knob until the desired + washing powder), allow cycle is selected. the washing machine to wash without clothing.
  • Page 17: Sorting Laundry

    Sorting Laundry Caring before loading. • Combine large and small items in a load. Load large items first. Look for a care label on your clothes. • • Large items should not be more than half the This will tell you about the fabric content total wash load.
  • Page 18: Adding Cleaning Products

    Adding Cleaning Products NOTE • Do not let the detergent harden. Doing so may Detergent Dosage lead to blockages, poor rinse performance or odour. • • Full load : According to manufacturer’s Detergent should be used according to the recommendation. instruction of the detergent manufacturer and •...
  • Page 19 • Using Tablet Do not leave the fabric softener in the detergent drawer for more than 2 days (Fabric softener may harden). Open the door and put tablets into the drum. • Softener will automatically be added during the last rinse cycle. •...
  • Page 20: Control Panel

    Control Panel • Appearance of the control panel may differ from that shown in the pictures. For models without additional functions: Extra Function: Hold 3 seconds Extra Function: Hold 3 seconds Delicate Temp. Spin Speed 14 Smart Diagnosis For models with steam function: STEAM CYCLE Extra Function: Hold 3 seconds Cotton...
  • Page 21 Control Panel • Power Button The display shows estimate time remaining. • • Press the Power button to turn the While the size of the load is being calculated automatically, blinking ‘Detecting’ washing machine on. appears. Start/Pause Button Programme Knob •...
  • Page 22: Programme Table

    Programme Table Washing Programme (available depending on the model) Maximum Load(kg) Proper Temp. Fabric Type Programme Description 8, 9 Provides better 40°C Cotton performance by combining (Cold - 95°C) Coloured fast garments various drum motions. (shirts, nightdresses, Provides optimised pajamas, etc.) and washing performance for normally soiled cotton 60°C...
  • Page 23 8, 9 Speed 14 • In the "Proper Temp." column in parentheses contains information about the available temperature modes. • 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 electricity supply and chosen additional options.
  • Page 24 Extra options (available depending on the model) • Applicable for models without additional functions and models marked Steam ™ on the drawer: **J5****, **J6**** Crease Time Delay Rinse + Programme Intensive Care* Wash* Save Item Download Cycle (Rinse+Spin) • Applicable for models without additional functions and models marked Steam™ on the drawer: **J7****, **J9**** Delay Turbo...
  • Page 25 (depending on the model) Operating Data RPM max Programme *2** *4** 1200 1400 1200 1400 1200 1400 1000 1000 1000 1000 1200 1400 1000 1000 1200 1400 1200 1400 1000 1000 1200 1400 Speed 14 1200 1400 1000 1000...
  • Page 26: Option Programme

    Option Programme Pre Wash ( (available depending on If the laundry is heavily soiled, the Pre Wash the model) programme is recommended. Delay End ( Press the Power button. You can set a time delay so that the washing Select a washing programme. machine will start automatically and finish after a specified time interval.
  • Page 27 3 seconds to enable Remote Start function. Press the Add Item button when the LED ( ) is turned on. Start a cycle from the LG Smart ThinQ application on your smart phone. Add or remove laundry. NOTE Close the door and Press the •...
  • Page 28 Child Lock ( Child LockUse this option to disable the controls. This feature can prevent children from changing cycles or operating the appliance. Locking the Control Panel Press and hold the Child Lock button. A beeper will sound, and will appear on the display.
  • Page 29: Smart Functions

    (WPA2 is recommended) and register the product again. Installing LG SmartThinQ Search for the LG SmartThinQ application from Connect your smartphone to the wireless the Google Play Store or Apple App Store on a router.
  • Page 30: Using Smart Diagnosis

    Once the countdown is over and the tones have are available for download. stopped, resume your conversation with the call LG Electronics will also provide open source code centre agent, who will then be able to assist you to you on CD-ROM for a charge covering the cost using the information transmitted for analysis.
  • Page 31: Using Tag On

    NFC-equipped phones may be unable to transmit successfully. The content found in this manual may differ from the current version of the LG SmartThinQ application, and the software may be modified without informing customers. NFC function would vary depending on smart...
  • Page 32: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Cleaning the Interior WARNING! • • Unplug the washing machine before cleaning to avoid Use a towel or soft cloth to wipe around the the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this warning washing machine door opening and door may result in serious injury, fire, electric shock, or glass.
  • Page 33: Cleaning The Drain Pump Filter

    Cleaning the Drain Pump After cleaning, turn the pump filter and insert the drain plug. Filter • The drain filter collects threads and small objects left in the laundry. Check regularly that the filter is clean to ensure smooth running of your washing machine. •...
  • Page 34: Cleaning The Dispenser Drawer

    Cleaning the Dispenser Tub Clean ( Drawer Tub Clean is a special programme to clean the inside of the washing machine. Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the dispenser drawer. Remove the drawer and inserts A higher water level is used in this programme at and check for buildup once or twice a month.
  • Page 35: Caution On Freezing During Winter

    Caution on Freezing During NOTE Winter • Check that water is coming into the detergent drawer while rinsing, and water is draining • When frozen, the product does not operate through the drain hose while spinning. normally. Make sure to install the product where How to Handle Freezing it will not freeze during winter.
  • Page 36: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING Diagnosing Problems Symptoms Reason Solution • Check all pockets to make sure that they are empty. Items such as clips, matches, pens, coins, and keys can damage both your Rattling and Foreign objects such as coins or safety washer and your clothes. clanking noise pins may be in drum or pump.
  • Page 37 The password for the Wi-Fi that you smartphone and remove it, then register your are trying to connect to is incorrect. appliance on LG SmartThinQ. • Turn off the Mobile data of your smartphone Mobile data for your smartphone is and register the appliance using the Wi-Fi turned on.
  • Page 38: Error Messages

    Error Messages • Your washing machine is equipped with an automatic error-monitoring system to detect and diagnose problems at an early stage. If your washing machine does not function properly or does not function at all, check the following before you call for service: Symptoms Reason Solution...
  • Page 39 Symptoms Reason Solution • Control error. Unplug the power plug and call for service. • Close the water tap. Water overfills due to the faulty water valve. • Call for service. • Close the water tap. • Malfunction of water level sensor. Unplug the power plug.
  • Page 40: 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.
  • Page 41 THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER Strange vibration or noise caused by not removing transit Remove the transit bolts or tub support. bolts & tub support. Transit bolt Carton base support Leakage caused by dirt Clean the gasket & door (hair, lint) on gasket and door glass.
  • Page 42 THIS LIMITED WARRANTY DOES NOT COVER Water is not supplied because Water tap Turn on the water tap. the water tap is not turned on. Leakage caused by improper Reinstall the drain hose. installation of drain hose or clogged drain hose. Elbow Bracket Tie Strap...
  • Page 48 For information on the certification of our instruments, information about the certificate number and its expiration date, you can get a customer support toll-free at LG, indicated on the label located on the body of the washing machine. Importer: LG ELECTRONICS LATVIA., LTD., Gredu str.4a, Riga, LV1019 Latvia The date of manufacture is indicated on the label located behind the door of the washing machine drum or on the body of the washing machine.