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LG F1681TD Owner's Manual

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Please read this manual carefully before operating
your washing machine and retain it for future reference.
P/No. MFL67085061



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  • Page 1: Washing Machine

    OWNER’S MANUAL WASHING MACHINE Please read this manual carefully before operating your washing machine and retain it for future reference. F1681TD(1~9) P/No. MFL67085061
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    - Spin Only ...21 Child Lock ...22 Beep On/Off ...22 Tub Clean ...23 Door Lock & Detecting ...23 Thank you for buying a LG Fully Automatic Washing Machine. Please read your owner’s manual carefully, it provides instruction on safe installation, use and maintenance.
  • Page 3: Product Features

    roduct Features Protection against creases With the alternating rotation of the drum, creasing is minimized. uilt-in heater Internal heater automatically heats the water to the best temperature on selected cycles. More economical with Intelligent Wash system Intelligent Wash System detects the size of load and water temperature, and then determines the optimum water level and washing time to minimize energy and water consumption.
  • Page 4: Warnings

    arnings READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND EXPLANATION OF THE INSTALLATION BEFORE USE For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk WARNING! of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life.
  • Page 5: Specifications

    pecifications Transit bolts Drawer (For detergent and fabric softener) Drain hose Door Adjustable feet ■ Name ■ Power supply ■ Size ■ Weight ■ Max.Watt ■ Wash capacity ■ Water consumption ■ Permissible water pressure : 100 ~ 1000 kPa (1.0 ~ 10.0 kgf / cm The appearance and specifications may vary without notice to improve the quality of the unit.
  • Page 6: Removing Packing

    nstallation ■ Removing packing Washer Base Packing Warning Packaging material (e.g. Films, Styrofoam) can be dangerous for children. There is a risk of suffocation ! Keep all packaging well away from children. ■ Removing transit bolts To prevent internal damage during transport, the 4 special bolts are locked. Before operating the washer, remove the bolts along with the rubber bungs.
  • Page 7: Installation Place Requirements

    nstallation ■ Installation place requirements Washer approx. Positioning • Install the washer on a flat hard floor. • Make sure that air circulation around the washer 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 washer.
  • Page 8 nstallation CAUTION CAUTION concerning the Power cord Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit; that is, a single outlet circuit which powers only that appliance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner's manual to be certain. Do not overload wall outlets.
  • Page 9: Connecting Water Supply Hose

    nstallation ■ Connecting water supply hose • Water supply pressure must be between 100 kPa and 1000 kPa (1.0 ~ 10.0 kgf / cm • Do not strip or crossthread when connecting Inlet hose to the valve. • If the water supply pressure is more than 1000 kPa, a decompression device should be installed.
  • Page 10 nstallation Type-C : Connecting one touch type hose to tap without thread Ring plate Guide plate Latch plate Step3: Connect hose to washer After completing connection, if water leaks from the hose, repeat the same steps. Use the most conventional type of faucet for water supply. In case the faucet is square or too big, remove the spacing ring before inserting the faucet into the adaptor.
  • Page 11: Installation Of Drain Hose

    nstallation Installation of drain hose • The drain hose should not be placed higher than 100 cm above the floor. Water in the washer does not drain or drains slowly. • Securing the drain hose correctly will protect the floor from damage due to water leakage.
  • Page 12: Leveling

    nstallation ■ Leveling Raise Lock If the washing machine is installed on a raised platform, it must be securely fastened in order to eliminate the risk of falling off. 1. Leveling the washing machine properly prevents excessive noise and vibration. Install the appliance on a solid and level floor surface, preferably in a corner of the room.
  • Page 13 • If possible install the washer in one of the corners of the room, where the floor is more stable. • Insert the rubber cups to reduce vibration. • You can obtain the rubber cups (p/no.4620ER4002B) from the LG spares dept. • Proper placement and levelling of the washer will ensure long, regular and reliable operation.
  • Page 14: How To Use Washer

    ow to use washer Operating washing machine 1. Sort Laundry. (Refer to 15 page) 2. Open the door and load laundry. 3. Press the Power button. 4. Select a Program. (Refer to 16~18 page) Select options at this time (Refer to 20~23 page) ■...
  • Page 15: Care Before Washing

    ow to use washer ■ Care before washing Wash temperature Normal machine wash Permanent press Delicate Hand wash Do not wash Sort laundry by... Wash Soiling temperature Colour Fabric type Before the first washing, Select a cycle (Cotton 60°C, add a half load of detergent) allow the unit to wash without clothing.
  • Page 16: Washing Program Table

    ow to use washer Washing program table • Recommended courses according to the laundry type. Description Program Provides better performance by Cotton combining various drum motions. Provides optimized washing Cotton performance with less energy consumption. This cycle is suitable for casual Easy Care shirts that do not need ironing after washing.
  • Page 17: Extra Options

    ow to use washer • Water Temperature: Select water temperature to suit wash cycles. Always follow garment manufacture’s care label or instructions when washing. • Set program at " Cotton Eco 40°C + Intensive (Half Load)", " Cotton Eco 60°C + Intensive (Half Load)", "...
  • Page 18: Operating Data

    ow to use washer Operating data Program Cotton Cotton Eco Easy Care Slient Wash Duvet Baby Care Skin Care Sports Wear Dark Wash Delicate Wool Quick 30 Intensive 60 Information of main washing programmes at half load Time in Program minutes Cotton (40°C) Cotton Eco (60°C)
  • Page 19: Control Panel

    ow to use washer ■ Control panel SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ function is available only for the products with a SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ mark. Power Program button dial Power • Press the Power button to turn power on and off. • To cancel the Time Delay function, the power button should be pressed.
  • Page 20: Additional Program

    ow to use washer ■ Additional program Time Delay You can set a time delay so that the washing machine will start automatically and finish after a specified time interval. The delay time is the time to the end of the programme, not the start. The actual running time may vary due to water temperature, wash load and other factors.
  • Page 21: Options

    ow to use washer ■ Options Option1 • Medic Rinse : For best results or for cleaner rinsing. • Rinse+Spin : This can be helpful in preventing fresh stains from setting in fabrics. This is a separate cycle. Option2 • Time Save : This option can be used to reduce the time of a wash program.
  • Page 22: Child Lock

    ow to use washer ■ Child Lock Select this function to lock the buttons on the control assembly to prevent tampering. "Child Lock" can be set only during the washing cycle. ■ Beep On / Off The Beep on/off function can be set only during the washing cycle. Locking the control panel 1.
  • Page 23: Tub Clean

    ow to use washer ■ Tub Clean Tub Clean is special cycle to clean the inside of the washing machine. A higher water level is used in this cycle at higher spin speed. Perform this cycle regularly. Do not add any detergent to the detergent compartments. Excessive suds may generate and leak from the washer.
  • Page 24: Adding Detergent

    dding detergent ■ Adding detergent and fabric softener The dispenser drawer Adding fabric softener Do not pour fabric softener directly on the clothes. • Main wash only ➔ • Pre Wash + Main Wash ➔ Warning Keep all washing detergents away from children as there is danger of poisoning.
  • Page 25: Detergent Dosage

    dding detergent ‹¤Detergent dosage • Detergent should be used according to the instruction of the detergent manufacture. • If too much detergent is used, too many suds can occur and this will decrease the washing result or cause heavy load to the motor. •...
  • Page 26: The Water Inlet Filter

    aintenance • Before cleaning the washer interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid electrical shock hazards. • Turn off the stopcock if the machine is to be left for any length of time (e.g. holiday), especially if there is no floor drain(gully) in the immediate vicinity. The water inlet filter •...
  • Page 27: The Drain Pump Filter

    aintenance The drain pump 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 machine. CAUTION First drain using the drain hose and then open the pump filter to remove any threads or objects.
  • Page 28: Dispenser Drawer

    aintenance Dispenser drawer • After a while, detergents and fabric softeners leave a deposit in the drawer. • It should be cleaned from time to time with a jet of running water. • If necessary it can be removed completely from the machine by pressing the catch downwards and by pulling it out.
  • Page 29: The Washing Drum

    aintenance The washing drum • If you live in a hard water area, limescale may build up continuously in places where it cannot be seen and thus not easily removed. Over time the build up of scale clogs appliances, and if it is not kept in check these may have to be replaced.
  • Page 30: Diagnosing Problems

    roubleshooting guide • This washing machine is equipped with automatic safety functions which detect and diagnose faults at an early stage and react appropriately When the machine does not function properly or does not function at all, check the following points before you contact your service provider. Diagnosing Problems Symptom Rattling and...
  • Page 31 roubleshooting guide Symptom Washer does not • Electrical power cord may not start. be plugged in or connection may be loose. • House fuse blown, circuit breaker tripped,or a power outage has occurred. • Water supply tap is not turned Washer will not spin.
  • Page 32: Error Messages

    roubleshooting guide Error Messages Symptom Possible Cause • Water supply is not adequate in area. • Water supply taps are not completely open. • Water inlet hose(s) are kinked. • The filter of the inlet hose(s) are clogged. • Drain hose is kinked or clogged. •...
  • Page 33: Using Smartdiagnosis

    roubleshooting guide SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ function is available only for the products with a SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ mark. In case of a mobile phone with static option, the smart diagnosis function might not operate. Using SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ • Only use this feature when instructed to do so by the call center. The transmission sounds similar to a fax machine, and so has no meaning except to the call center.
  • Page 34: Customer Information Center

    ustomer Information Center U.S.A. 1-800-243-0000 Canada 1-888-542-2623 Mexico 018003471919 / 018002885454 Panama 800-5454 Rep.Dominicana 1-800-751-5454 Nicaragua 001-800-507-0007 El Salvador 00-800-6309 Costa Rica 0-800-507 5454 Puerto Rico 001-800-510-9564 Trinidad & Tobago 1-877-4909112 Grenada 1-877-8415314 St Kitts 1-800-2050547 St Lucia 1-877-8415311 St Vincent 1-877-8415310 Jamaica 1-800-2342675...
  • Page 35: Terms Of Warranty

    erms of Warranty Disposal of your old appliance When disposing of the appliance, cut off the mains cable, destroy the plug and disable the door lock to prevent children being trapped inside. What Is Not Covered: • Service trips to your home to teach you how to use the product. •...
  • Page 36 CUSTOMER SERVICES Tel. : +44-(0) 844 847 LGLG(5454) Fax. : +44-(0) 844 847 1413 LGEUK SERVICE WEB-SITE : For U.K. Customer...