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LG WD-12316RDK Owner's Manual

8kg washer / 4kg dryer
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For U.K. Customer
CUSTOMER SERVICES Tel. : 0870 - 873 - LGLG(5454)
: 0870 - 872 - 7337
P/No.: MFL38868740



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  • Page 1 For U.K. Customer CUSTOMER SERVICES Tel. : 0870 - 873 - LGLG(5454) Fax. : 0870 - 872 - 7337 LGEUK SERVICE WEB-SITE : P/No.: MFL38868740...
  • Page 2 WD(M)-1231(0~9)RDK WD(M)-1431(0~9)RDK GL-5112W(T)RD GL-5114W(T)RD...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    The Child lock prevents children from pressing any button to change the settings during operation. Jumbo drum LG’s jumbo drum can wash about 40% more load than conventional washing machines. A bigger drum improves the wash performance. More economical by Intelligent Wash System...
  • 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 WARNING! the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the washer, follow basic precautions, including the following:...
  • Page 5 arnings To minimize the risk of fire in a tumble dryer, the following should be observed: • Items that have been spotted or soaked with vegetable or cooking oil constitute a fire hazard and should not be placed in a tumble dryer. Oil-affected items can ignite spontaneously, especially when exposed to heat sources Such as in a tumble dryer.
  • Page 6: Specification

    pecification Name Power supply Size Weight Wash capacity/Max. Watt Dry capacity/Max. Watt Spin speed Water consumption Permissible water pressure ❋ The appearance and specifications may be varied without notice to raise the units quality. Accessories Inlet hose(1EA) : Front loading washing machine : 220-240V~, 50Hz : 600mm(W)×645mm(D)×850mm(H) : 66kg...
  • Page 7: Installation

    nstallation Install or store where it will not be exposed to temperatures below freezing or exposed to the weather. Properly ground washer to conform with all governing codes and ordinances. The base opening must not be obstructed by carpeting when the washing machine is installed on a carpeted floor.
  • Page 8 nstallation Installation place requirement Positioning Install the washer on a flat hard floor. Make sure that air circulation around the washer is not impeded by carpets,rug etc. • Never try to correct any unevenness in the floor with pieces of wood, cardboard or similar materials under the washer.
  • Page 9: Electrical Connection

    nstallation Electrical connection 1. Do not use an extension cord or double adapter. 2. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service agents or similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard. 3.
  • Page 10 nstallation Normal Tap without thread & screw type inlet hose Unscrew the fixing screw to attach the tap. Normal Tap without thread & one touch type inlet hose Untighten the upper connector screw. Upper Rubber Connector packing Fixing screw Middle connector •...
  • Page 11 nstallation This equipment is not designed for maritime use or for use mobile installations such as caravans, aircraft etc. 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. When disposing of the appliance, cut off the mains cable, and destroy the plug Disable the door lock to prevent young children being trapped inside.
  • Page 12 • 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. Important! •...
  • Page 13: Care Before Washing

    are before washing Before the first washing Select a cycle (COTTON 60°C, add a half load of detergent) allow the unit to wash without clothing. This will remove residues and water from the drum that may have been left during manufacturing. Caring before washing 1.
  • Page 14: Adding Detergent

    dding detergent Adding detergent and fabric softener 1. The Dispenser Drawer 2. Adding Fabric Softener • Main wash only ➔ • Pre Wash + Main Wash ➔ • Do not exceed the maximum fill line. Close the dispenser drawer slowly. Overfilling can cause early dispensing of the fabric softener which could stain clothes.
  • Page 15 dding detergent 3. Detergent dosage • The 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 16: Function

    unction Recommended courses according to the laundry type Program Fabric Type Color fast garments (shirts, night dresses, Cotton pajamas...)and lightly soiled white cotton (underwear...) Laundry type is the same in Cotton-Eco Cotton. Synthetic Polyamide, Acrylic, Polyester. Delicate laundry easily Delicate damaged.
  • Page 17: How To Use Washer

    ow to use washer 1. Cotton automatically selected upon power on. • Press the Power button to start. • Press the Start/Pause button. • Initial condition - Wash : Main wash - Rinse : 3 times - Spin : • 1200 rpm [WD(M)-1231(0~9)RDK/GL-5112W(T)RD] •...
  • Page 18: Power/Program

    ow to use washer (1) Button : Power (2) Dial : Program (3) Button : Start/Pause (4) Button : Option Power 1. Power • Press the Power button to turn power on and off. • To cancel the Time Delay function, the Power button should be pressed.
  • Page 19: Pre Wash

    ow to use washer Start/Pause 1. Start • This Start/Pause button is used to start wash cycle or pause the wash cycle. 2. Pause • If temporary stop of wash cycle is needed, press “Start/Pause” button. • When in Pause, the power is turned off automatically after 4 minutes.
  • Page 20: Child Lock

    ow to use washer Child lock If you choose to lock the buttons on the control assembly to prevent tampering, this function may be selected. • Child lock can be set by pressing and holding the Option and Rinse button simultaneously. (About three seconds) •...
  • Page 21 ow to use washer Time Delay ( Preparing washing before starting “Time Delay” - Turn on the water tap. - Load laundry and close the door. - Place the detergent and fabric softener in the drawer. • How to set “Time Delay” - Press Power button.
  • Page 22 ow to use washer Water Temp. • By pressing the Temp. button, the water temperature can be selected. - Cold - 30˚C / 40˚C / 60˚C / 95˚C • Water temperature can be selected as below according to the program. - Cotton-Eco 40˚C - 60˚C - Cotton...
  • Page 23: Drying Time Guide

    ow to use washer 2.Drying time guide • By press the Dry button, the drying time can be selected. • Drying course can last up to 100min. When selecting drying only, drying course will start after spining. • These drying times are given as a guide to help you set your dryer for manual drying.
  • Page 24 ow to use washer 1. Special function display • When Child lock is selected, the “ ” lamp is on. • When time delay is selected, it shows the remaining times to finish the selected program. 2. Self diagnose display •...
  • Page 25: Maintenance

    aintenance ❋ Before cleaning the washer interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid electrical shock to avoid electrical shock hazards. ❋ When disposing of the appliance, cut off the mains cable, and destroy the plug Disable the door lock to prevent young children being trapped inside. The water inlet filter - "...
  • Page 26: 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 whatever any threads or objects.
  • Page 27: 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 downward and by pulling it out.
  • Page 28 aintenance The water circulation nozzle • Clean the water circulation nozzle, if clogged. Cleaning your washer 1. Exterior Proper care of your washer can extend its life. The outside of the machine can be cleaned with warm water and a neutral non abrasive household detergent.
  • Page 29: Troubleshooting Guide

    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. Symptom Rattling and •...
  • Page 30 roubleshooting guide Symptom Washer does not start • Electrical power cord may not 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 ❋...
  • Page 31 roubleshooting guide Symptom • 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 32: Terms Of Warranty

    erms of Warranty Disposal of your old appliance What Is Not Covered: • Service trips to your home to teach you how to use the product. • If the product is connected to any voltage other than that shown on the rating plate. •...