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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
RC81V5AV0Q / RC81V5AV7Q / RC91V5AV6Q
Copyright © 2020 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.



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  • Page 1 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 RC81V5AV0Q / RC81V5AV7Q / RC91V5AV6Q MFL71736618 Rev.00_071420 Copyright © 2020 LG Electronics Inc. All Rights Reserved.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Operation Overview..................16 Preparing the Clothes..................17 Control Panel ....................20 Programme Table ....................23 Option Programmes and Extra Functions ............29 SMART FUNCTIONS LG ThinQ Application ..................33 Smart Diagnosis ....................36 MAINTENANCE Cleaning after Every Dry .................38 Cleaning the Appliance Periodically ..............40 Care in Cold Climates..................41 TROUBLESHOOTING Before Calling for Service................42...
  • Page 3: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 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 risks.
  • Page 4 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • This appliance contains R290, a refrigerant that is environmentally friendly but flammable. Do not damage the refrigerant circuit, keep an open frame and ignition sources away from the appliance. • 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...
  • Page 5 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Do not dry clothes stained with oil substances. Oil substances (including edible oils) stained on clothes cannot be completely removed even after washing with water. • The appliance must not be supplied through an external switching device, such as a timer, or connected to a circuit that is regularly switched on and off by a utility.
  • Page 6 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Tighten the drain hose to avoid separation. • If the power cord is damaged or the hole of the socket outlet is loose, do not use the power cord and contact an authorized service centre. • Do not plug multiple socket outlets, an extension power cable or adapter with this appliance.
  • Page 7 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 on the door, when the appliance door is open.
  • Page 8: Caring For The Environment

    WEEE collection point. For the most up to date information for your country please see This dryer contains refrigerant gases R290 (GWP: 3): 0.145 kg Hermetically sealed.
  • Page 9: Installation Parts And Specifications

    Front View Water Container Control Panel Door Available Accessories Please contact LG Electronics Customer Information Centre or visit the LG Website at for purchase. a Condensing Drain Hose and Hose Holder b Dry Rack c Stacking Kit NOTE...
  • Page 10: Installation Place Requirements

    INSTALLATION Specifications Asterisk(s) means model variant and can be varied (0-9) or (A-Z). Model RC*1V5AV*Q Power supply 220 - 240 V~, 50 Hz Dimension (Width X Depth X Height) 600 mm X 690 mm X 850 mm Product weight 56 kg Allowable temperature 5 - 35 ℃...
  • Page 11: Leveling The Appliance

    INSTALLATION the top of the appliance and the temperature for a few hours before underside of any work-top. putting it into operation. • The appliance performs best at a room temperature of 23 ℃. Electrical Connection • Do not use an extension cord or double adapter.
  • Page 12 INSTALLATION • For safety reasons, two or more people NOTE need to work together to reverse the door. • Timber or suspended type flooring may contribute to excessive vibration and unbalance. Re-enforcement or NOTE bracing of the timber floor may need to be considered to stop or reduce •...
  • Page 13 INSTALLATION • There are 6 screws on the front and Remove the door catch from the 2 screws on the side. appliance frame by removing 2 screws and then assemble them on the opposite side. Remove the 3 screws from the door latch assembly which is fixed between the door and the hinge...
  • Page 14: Stacking Instructions

    Stacking Kit • Incorrect installation can cause serious accidents. In order to stack the appliance, an LG stacking kit is required. • Do not operate if the appliance is not properly stacked. Place the appliance on the top of an LG front load washing machine.
  • Page 15 INSTALLATION • In case of the top plate size is 600 Separate the anti-backflow lid the water container hose from the connecting elbow or T piece. • In case of the top plate size is 550 Attach the anti-backflow lid to the head of the connecting elbow or T piece and then connect the optional...
  • Page 16: Operation Operation Overview

    OPERATION OPERATION Operation Overview • Push the clothes deep into the drum so that the clothes keeps away from the door seal. When the Using the Appliance clothes get stuck between the door and seal, they may get damaged Before the first cycle, set the appliance to while drying.
  • Page 17: Preparing The Clothes

    OPERATION Press the Start/Pause button to start WARNING the drying programme. • For safety reasons, do not allow • When you press the button, the children or animals to enter the appliance ventilates the inside of appliance. It may cause damage or the drum for 10 seconds in order to injury.
  • Page 18 OPERATION • Do not load soaking wet clothes into Non-Iron and Synthetics the appliance. It will cause an • Do not overload the appliance. Take increasing of drying time and energy out non-Iron items as soon as the consumption. Make sure that the appliance stops to reduce creases.
  • Page 19 OPERATION Symbol Description High Heating Medium Heating Low Heating No Heating / Air Line Dry / Hang to dry Drip Dry Dry Flat In the Shade...
  • Page 20: Control Panel

    OPERATION Control Panel Control Panel Features Description Power On/Off button • Press the Power button to turn power on and off. • Press the Power button to cancel the Odložený start (Delay End) function. Programme Selector • Programmes are available according to the clothing type. •...
  • Page 21 Not all options are available in each programme. Remote Start • With the LG ThinQ app, you can use a smartphone to control your appliance remotely. • In order to use the Remote Start function, refer to SMART FUNCTIONS.
  • Page 22 OPERATION Description Time Remaining Display • When a drying programme is selected, drying time for the selected programme is displayed. This time will change when you set the extra options for the programme. • Error messages will appear when the appliance diagnose problems. lights up when the Beeper function is turned off.
  • Page 23: Programme Table

    OPERATION Programme Table Sensor Drying Programme Guide Max. Load 8 kg Programme Bavlna (Cotton) Capacity 9 kg Dry Level Extra • Clothing Type • Towels, dressing gowns and bed linen • Detail • For thick and quilted fabrics Skříň (Cupboard) •...
  • Page 24 OPERATION Max. Load Programme Smíšené prádlo (Mixed Fabric) 4 kg Capacity Dry Level Extra • Clothing Type • Bed linen, table linen, tracksuits, anoraks and blankets • Detail • For thick and quilted fabrics that do not need to be ironed Skříň...
  • Page 25 OPERATION Max. Load Programme Ručníky (Towels) 4.5 kg Capacity Clothing Type Towels, Pillowcases Detail For cotton fabrics which do not need to be ironed. Max. Load Programme Rychlý 30 (Speed 30) 1 kg Capacity Clothing Type Light and small clothes less than 3 items Detail For small amount of polyamide, acrylic and polyester items Max.
  • Page 26 OPERATION Timed Drying programme Guide Max. Load Programme Sušení na sušáku (Rack Dry) – Capacity Clothing Type Silk, wool, delicate lingerie Detail Refreshes clothes without tumble drying Max. Load Programme Studený vzduch (Cool Air) – Capacity Clothing Type All fabrics that need refreshing Detail Tumbles without heat Max.
  • Page 27 OPERATION Selectable Drying Options Programme EcoHybrid Úroveň Energie Programme sušení (Dry Čas (Time) (Energy) Level) Bavlna Extra (Cotton) Skříň (Cupboard) Žehlení (Iron) Smíšené Extra prádlo Skříň (Mixed (Cupboard) Fabric) Žehlení (Iron) Syntetika Skříň (Easy Care) (Cupboard) Žehlení (Iron) Pokrývky – (Duvet) Ručníky –...
  • Page 28 OPERATION Programme EcoHybrid Úroveň Energie Programme sušení (Dry Čas (Time) (Energy) Level) Sušení na – sušáku (Rack Dry) Studený – vzduch (Cool Air) Teplý vzduch – (Warm Air)
  • Page 29: Option Programmes And Extra Functions

    OPERATION Option Programmes NOTE and Extra Functions • When the option is set, a rectangle with a dashed line appears on the Delay End display. • When the option is set, only the Power It allows you to delay the finishing time button works after the drying cycle is of the drying cycle from 3 hours to 19 end.
  • Page 30 OPERATION • Čas (Time): Time saving option. To turn the function on or off, press and hold the Úroveň sušení (Dry Level) button for 3 seconds. Favourite • Light on: Door is opened. • Light off: Door is closed. It allows you to store or recall a customized dry programme for future NOTE use.
  • Page 31 • Some models are not sold with all of the available accessories, you may need to purchase the dryer rack first if it was not provided with your model. Please contact LG Electronics Customer Information Centre or visit Close the door. the LG Website at for purchase.
  • Page 32 OPERATION Turn power on and select Sušení na sušáku (Rack Dry). Press the Start/Pause button. NOTE • Check the lint filter and remove any lint accumulated from items dried on the rack. • The Více času (More Time) / Méně času (Less Time) keys can be used to finely adjust the drying time.
  • Page 33: Smart Functions

    • To use this function, both washer and dryer must be connected to LG ThinQ • Functions may vary by model. application. • If you enable this function in the LG ThinQ application and turn on the Before Using LG ThinQ dryer after using the washer, a...
  • Page 34 To check your network product again. frequency, contact your Internet service provider or refer to your wireless router manual. • LG ThinQ is not responsible for any Installing the LG ThinQ network connection problems or any Application faults, malfunctions, or errors caused by network connection.
  • Page 35 Power • Once this function is enabled, you can IEEE 802.11g: 17.72 dBm (Max.) only start a cycle from the LG ThinQ smartphone application. If the cycle is IEEE 802.11n: 16.61 dBm not started, the appliance will wait to Wireless function S/W version: V 1.0...
  • Page 36: Smart Diagnosis

    LGPL, MPL, and other open source using the LG ThinQ application. licenses, that is contained in this • Launch the LG ThinQ application and product, please visit http:// select the Smart Diagnosis feature in
  • Page 37 SMART FUNCTIONS Place the mouthpiece of your smartphone close to the logo. Press and hold the Více času (More Time) button for 3 seconds or longer while holding the smartphone mouthpiece to the logo until the data transfer is complete. •...
  • Page 38: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE WARNING • Remove the power plug when you clean the appliance. Not removing the plug may result in electric shock. Cleaning after Every • Clean the outer filter after drying 10 times or when the lint is accumulated into the outer filter. Clean the inner filter Cleaning the Lint Filter Pull out the inner filter from the outer...
  • Page 39 MAINTENANCE • Ensure the left and right side of the Clean the residual lint using vacuum inner filter is closed properly. cleaner or washing under running water. Insert the inner filter into the outer filter. Clean the outer filter Remove the dust or lint around the filter inlet.
  • Page 40: Cleaning The Appliance Periodically

    MAINTENANCE Close them, and reinsert the both lint Pull out the water container. filters. CAUTION • Do not load or remove any clothes Empty the water container into the when the lint filter is not in a place. The sink. clothes can drop into the filter inlet and it may cause the appliance to malfunction.
  • Page 41: Care In Cold Climates

    MAINTENANCE Care in Cold Climates means it must be cleaned regularly to remove any build-up of lime scale on the surface of the sensor. If the ambient temperature is too low, Wipe the sensors inside the drum. the condensed water inside the appliance may be frozen and affect the appliance operation.
  • Page 42: Troubleshooting

    Your 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 tables before calling to LG Electronics service centre.
  • Page 43 The door is closed while clothes or foreign substance is caught in the door. • Check if clothes or foreign substance is caught in the door before using the appliance. If water leaks continuously, contact the LG Electronics Customer Information Centre.
  • Page 44 TROUBLESHOOTING Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Appliance runs This is how the anti crease option works. and pauses by • Make sure that the anti crease option has been set. The itself after the option is designed to prevent creases that are formed when drying cycle the clothes are not unloaded promptly after the drying finishes.
  • Page 45 TROUBLESHOOTING Performance Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Clothes take too Load is not properly sorted. long to dry. • Separate heavy items from lightweight items. Larger and heavier items take longer to dry. Light items in a load with heavy items can fool the sensor because the light items dry faster.
  • Page 46 TROUBLESHOOTING Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Drying time is not Heat settings, load size, or dampness of clothing is not consistent. consistent. • The drying time for a load will vary depending on the type of heat used (electric), the size of the load, the type of fabrics, the wetness of the clothes, and lint filter.
  • Page 47 TROUBLESHOOTING Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Lint is left on Lint filter has not been cleaned properly. clothes. • Remove the lint from the lint filter after every cycle. With the lint removed, hold the lint filter up to a light to see if it is dirty or clogged.
  • Page 48 TROUBLESHOOTING Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution Clothes have Very large load or very small load. Single large item such damp spots after a as a blanket or comforter. Sensor Dry • If items are too tightly packed or too sparse the sensor may programme.
  • Page 49 TROUBLESHOOTING Odours Symptoms Possible Cause & Solution The appliance has Are you using the appliance for the first time? an odour. • The smell is caused by rubber material that is attached to the appliance inside. This kind of smell is a rubber's own smell and disappears automatically after using the appliance several times.
  • Page 50 • Find the Wi-Fi network connected to your smartphone and connected to the remove it, then register your appliance on LG ThinQ. Wi-Fi network. Mobile data for your smartphone is turned on. • Turn off the Mobile data of your smartphone and register the appliance using the Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 51: Appendix Product Fiche

    APPENDIX APPENDIX Product Fiche Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) No 392/2012 Asterisk(s) means model variant and can be varied (0-9) or (A-Z). RC81V5AV0Q RC91V5AV6Q RC81V5AV7Q Rated capacity in kg of cotton laundry for 8 kg 9 kg the standard cotton programme at full...
  • Page 52 APPENDIX RC81V5AV0Q RC91V5AV6Q RC81V5AV7Q The Bavlna (Cotton) Skříň (Cupboard) Energie (Energy) used at full and partial load is the standard drying programme to which the information in the label and the fiche relates, that this programme is suitable for drying normal wet cotton laundry and that it is the most efficient programme in terms of energy consumption for cotton.
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