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    Washing Machine WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 1 user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive a more complete service, please register your product at www.samsung.com/register WD0804W8(E/N/S/V/W) WD0802W8(E/N/S/V/W) WD0804Y8(E/N/S/V/W) WD0802Y8(E/N/S/V/W) 2011-7-9 11:58:42...

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    • Eco Drum Clean Using Ecol Drum Clean helps to keep washing machine clean even without any chemical detergent or bleach. Keep your drum clean and odorless with specialized cleaning program. • Baby Care Your Samsung washing machine includes wash programs that add protection to the clothing of children with sensitive skin. These programs reduce skin irritation in children by minimizing detergent residue. In addition, these programs classify laundry into various types and the wash is performed according to the laundry characteristics so that children’s clothes feel refreshingly clean whenever they are put on.

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    Woolmark, which guarantees not only washing performance but also fabric care for wool products. Fabrics should be washed according to the instructions on the garment label as specified by Woolmark and Samsung. • Delay End Delay a cycle for up to 19 hours in one-hour increments and increase the convenience of using your washing machine especially when you have to go out.

  • Page 4: Safety Information

    Congratulations on your new Samsung washer. This manual contains important information on the installation, use and care of your appliance. Please take time to read this manual to take full advantage of your washer’s many benefits and features.

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    Do not let children (or pets) play on or in your washing machine. The washing machine door does not open easily from the inside, and children may be seriously injured if trapped inside. This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or WARNING instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance.

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    safety information SEVERE WARNING SIGNS FOR INSTALLATION WARNING The installation of this appliance must be performed by a qualified technician or service company. - Failure to do so may result in electric shock, fire, an explosion, problems with the product, or injury. The appliance is heavy, take care upon lifting it Plug the power cord into an AC 220-240V / 50Hz wall socket or higher and use the socket for this appliance only. In addition, do not use an extension cord.

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    Do not hook the power cord over a metal object, place a heavy object on the power cord, insert the power cord between objects, or push the power cord into the space behind the appliance. - This may result in electric shock or fire. Do not pull the power cord, when unplugging the power plug. - Unplug the power plug by holding the plug. - Failure to do so may result in electric shock or fire. Do not lay the power cord and tubes where you may fall over them.

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    safety information Do not wash items contaminated with gasoline, kerosene, benzene, paint thinner, alcohol or other flammable or explosive substances. - This may result in electric shock, fire or an explosion. Do not open the washer door by force while it is operating (high-temperature washing/ drying/spinning). - Water flowing out of the washer may result in burns or cause the floor to be slippery. This may result in injury. - Opening the door by force may result in damage to the product or injury.

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    CAUTION SIGNS FOR USING CAUTION When the washer is contaminated by a foreign substance such as detergent, dirt, food waste, etc., unplug the power plug and clean the washer using a damp and soft cloth. - Failure to do so may result in discolouration, deformation, damage or rust. The front glass may be broken by a strong impact.

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    safety information Do not stand on top of the appliance or place objects (such as laundry, lighted candles, lighted cigarettes, dishes, chemicals, metal objects, etc.) on the appliance. - This may result in electric shock, fire, problems with the product, or injury. Do not spray volatile material such as insecticide onto the surface of the appliance. - As well as being harmful to humans, it may also result in electric shock, fire or problems with the product. Do not place an object that generates a electromagnetic field near the washer.

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    Do not use natural hand-washing soap for the washer. - If it hardens and accumulates inside the washer, it may result in problems with the product, discolouration, rust or bad odors. Do not wash large laundry items such as bedding in the washing net. - Place socks and brassieres into the washing net and wash them with the other laundry. - Failure to do so may result in injury due to abnormal vibrations. Do not use hardened detergent. - If it accumulates inside the washer, it may result in water leakage.

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    contents SETTING UP YOUR WASHING WASHING A LOAD OF LAUNDRY CLEANING AND MAINTAINING YOUR WASHING MACHINE TROUBLESHOOTING AND INFORMATION CODES 12_ contents WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 12 13 C hecking the parts MACHINE 14 M eeting installation requirements Electrical supply and grounding Water Supply Drain Flooring Surrounding temperature Alcove or closet installation...

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    Be sure to have your installer follow these instructions closely so that your new washing machine works properly and so that you’re not at risk of injury when doing laundry. CHECKING THE PARTS Carefully unpack your washing machine, and make sure you’ve received all of the parts shown below. If your washing machine was damaged during shipping, or if you do not have all of the parts, contact Samsung Customer Service or your Samsung dealer. Work top Release lever Detergent drawer Control panel Plug Door...

  • Page 14: Electrical Supply And Grounding, Water Supply

    setting up your washing machine MEETING INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Electrical supply and grounding Never use an extension cord. Use only the power cord that comes with your washing machine. WARNING When preparing for installation, ensure that your power supply offers: • AC 220-240V / 50Hz fuse or circuit breaker • Individual branch circuit serving only your washing machine Your washing machine must be grounded. If your washing machine malfunctions or breaks down, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for the electric current.

  • Page 15: Drain, Flooring, Surrounding Temperature, Alcove Or Closet Installation, I Nstalling Your Washing Machine

    Drain Samsung recommends a standpipe height of 65cm. The drain hose must be routed through the drain hose clip to the standpipe. The standpipe must be large enough to accept the outside diameter of the drain hose. The drain hose is attached at the factory. Flooring For best performance, your washing machine must be installed on a solidly constructed floor.

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    setting up your washing machine STEP 2 Removing the shipping bolts Before installing the washing machine, you must remove all shipping bolts from the back of the unit. 1. Loosen all the bolts with the supplied wrench. 2. Hold the bolt with the spanner and pull it through the wide section of the hole. Repeat for each bolt.

  • Page 17: Connecting The Water Supply Hose

    STEP 3 Adjusting the Levelling feet When installing your washing machine, ensure that the power plug, the water supply and the drain are easily accessible. 1. Slide the washing machine into position. 2. Level your washing machine by turning the levelling feet in and out as necessary by hand.

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    setting up your washing machine Connecting the water supply hose 1. Remove the adaptor from the water supply hose. 2. First, using a ‘+’ type screwdriver, loosen the four screws on the adaptor. Next, take the adaptor and turn part (2) following the arrow until there is a 5 mm gap. 3. Connect the adaptor to the water tap by tightening the screws firmly while lifting the adaptor upwards. Turn part (2) following the arrow and connect (1) and (2). 4. Connect the water supply hose to the adaptor. When you release part (3), the hose automatically connects to the adaptor making a ‘click’ sound. After you have connected the water supply hose to the adaptor, ensure that it is connected correctly by pulling the water supply hose...

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    6. Turn on the water supply and ensure that no water leaks from the water valve, tap or adaptor. If there is a water leaks, repeat the previous steps. Do not use your washing machine if there is a water leak. This may cause electric shock or injury. WARNING • If the water tap has a screw type tap, connect the water supply hose to the tap as shown. Use the most conventional type of tap for the water supply. In case the tap is square or too big, remove the spacing ring before inserting the tap into the adaptor. Connecting the Aqua Hose (Selected models) The Aqua Hose was invented for perfect leakage protection.

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    setting up your washing machine Connecting the drain hose The end of the drain hose can be positioned in three ways: 1. Over the edge of a wash basin: The drain hose must be placed at a height of between 60 and 90 cm. To keep the drain hose spout bent, use the supplied plastic hose guide. Secure the guide to the wall with a hook or to the tap with a piece of string to prevent the drain hose from moving.

  • Page 21: Basic Instructions

    With your new Samsung washing machine, the hardest part of doing laundry will be deciding which load to wash first. WASHING FOR THE FIRST TIME Before washing laundry for the first time, you must run a complete empty cycle (i.e. no laundry). 1. Press the Power button. 2. Add a little detergent to the detergent compartment the detergent drawer.

  • Page 22: Using The Control Panel

    washing a load of laundry USING THE CONTROL PANEL DIGITAL GRAPHIC DISPLAY CYCLE SELECTOR 22_ washing a load of laundry WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 22 Displays the remaining wash cycle time, all cycle information, and error messages. Select the tumble pattern and spin speed for the cycle. For detailed information, refer to “Washing clothes using the cycle selector”. (see page 30) Cotton - For average or lightly soiled cottons, bed linen, table linen, underwear, towels, shirts, etc.

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    PREWASH SELECTION BUTTON DELAY END SELECTION BUTTON TEMPERATURE SELECTION BUTTON RINSE SELECTION BUTTON SPIN SELECTION BUTTON WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 23 Super Eco Wash - Low temperature Eco Bubble ensures that you achieve perfect wash results while allowing effective energy saving. Outdoor Care - Use for outdoor wear such as mountain clothes, skiwear, and sports wear. Fabrics include functional technology finishes and fibers such as spandex, stretch, and micro-fiber.

  • Page 24: Washing A Load Of Laundry

    washing a load of laundry DRYING BUTTON INTENSIVE WASH SELECTION BUTTON ECO BUBBLE SELECTION BUTTON START/PAUSE SELECTION BUTTON MY CYCLE SELECTION BUTTON POWER BUTTON 24_ washing a load of laundry WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 24 Pressing the button cycles through the following options. Cup Board ...

  • Page 25: Child Lock, Sound Off, Delay End

    Child lock The Child Lock function allows you to lock the buttons so that the wash cycle you’ve chosen can’t be changed. Activating/Deactivating If you want to activate or deactivate the Child Lock function, press the Temp. and Rinse buttons at the same time for 3 seconds. “Child Lock activated. When the Child Lock function is activated, only the Power button works. The Child Lock function remains on even after the power is turned on and off or after the disconnecting and reconnecting the power cord. Sound off The Sound Off function can be selected during all courses. When this function is selected, sound is turned off for all courses.

  • Page 26: Drain Only Fuction, My Cycle

    washing a load of laundry Drain Only Fuction When you want just drain water from washing machine, follow directions below. 1. Press the Power button. 2. Turn the Cycle Selector to the Spin position. 3. Press the Spin button repeatedly until “No spin( )” light comes on. 4. Press the Start/Pause button. My cycle Allows you to activate your custom wash (temperature, spin, soil level, etc.) with one button convenience. By pushing the My Cycle button, press the My Cycle button to load and use the saved My Cycle options. The chosen course and option lights will flicker.

  • Page 27: Eco Bubble

    Eco Bubble Eco Bubble allows detergent to distribute evenly and penetrate fabrics faster and deeper. Course Cotton, Synthetics, Daily Wash , 15’ Quick Wash Super Eco Wash, Outdoor Care, Baby Care, Wool • A different bubble function may be applied depending the course. Eco Bubble selection is default. Press it once to deselect bubble option, press it again to select bubble option. 1.

  • Page 28: Air Refresh

    washing a load of laundry AIR Refresh AIR Refresh can refresh laundry without using water owing to its powerful airing system. Clothing that can be refreshed includes woolen coats, cotton jumpers, sweaters and suits. [Two items or less (less than 1 kg)] 1. Open the door, place the laundry into the washing machine and close the door. 2. Press the Power button. 3. Select AIR Refresh by turning the Cycle Selector. MODE AIR Refresh AIR Refresh Hygiene • When one of these options has been selected, no other button can be selected and you...

  • Page 29: Using Dry Course

    USING DRY COURSE Refer to the label of drying capacity and be sure to put in the clothes to the lower level than the marked line for the dried clothes of 5.0kg. 1. Open the door, put in the clothes and close the door again. 2. Press the Power button and then press the Drying button. : The standard course will be selected automatically. Drying is not available for Eco Drum Clean, AIR Refresh, Outdoor Care and Wool courses. 3. Select Drying button as follows. Drying Programs • Every press of this button will select drying type repeatedly in the following order: Cup Board  2:00 h  2:30 h  3:00 h  3:30 h  4:00 h  4:30 h)  Cup Board Drying Type Auto Cupboard(...

  • Page 30: Washing Clothes Using The Cycle Selector

    Washing clothes using the cycle selector Your new washing machine makes washing clothes easy, using Samsung’s “Fuzzy Control” automatic control system. When you select a wash program, the machine will set the correct temperature, washing time, and washing speed. 1. Turn on your sink’s water tap. 2. Press the Power button.

  • Page 31: Washing Clothes Manually, L Aundry Guidelines

    Washing clothes manually You can wash clothes manually without using the Cycle Selector. 1. Turn the water supply on. 2. Press the Power button on the washing machine. 3. Open the door. 4. Load the articles loosely into the drum one at a time, without overfilling it. 5. Close the door. 6. Add detergent and, if necessary, softener or prewash detergent, into the appropriate compartments. 7. Press the Temp. button to select the temperature. (Cold water, 30 ˚C, 40 ˚C, 60 ˚C, 95 ˚C) 8.

  • Page 32: D Etergent And Additives Information, Which Detergent To Use

    washing a load of laundry Determining the load capacity Do not overload the washing machine or your laundry may not wash properly. Use the chart below to determine the load capacity for the type of laundry you are washing. Fabric Type Cotton - average/lightly soiled - heavily soiled Synthetics Outdoor Wear Wool • When the laundry is unbalanced (“UE” lights up on the display), redistribute the load. If the laundry is unbalanced, the spin efficiency may be degraded. • When washing Bedding or Duvet cover, the wash time may be lengthened or the spin efficiency may be degraded. Make sure to insert brassieres (water washable) into a laundry net (to be purchased additionally). • The metal parts of the brassieres may break through the material and damage the laundry.

  • Page 33: Detergent Drawer, Liquid Detergent (selected Models

    Detergent drawer Your washing machine has separate compartments for dispensing detergent and fabric softener. Add all laundry additives to the correct compartment before starting your washing machine. Do not open the detergent drawer while your washing machine is running or you might be exposed to hot water or steam. 1. Pull out the detergent drawer on the left side of the control panel.

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    cleaning and maintaining your washing machine Keeping your washing machine clean improves its performance, wards off unnecessary repairs, and lengthens its life. ECO DRUM CLEAN This course is a self-cleaning course that removes mold that may occur inside the washing machine. 1. Press the Power button. 2.

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    The ECO Drum Clean Auto Alarm Function • If the “ECO Drum Clean” indicator on the display and the lamp on the Cycle Selector are lit after a wash, it indicates that tub (drum) cleaning is required. In this case, remove the laundry from the washing machine, turn the power on, and clean the drum by performing the ECO Drum Clean course. • If you do not perform the ECO Drum Clean course, the “ECO Drum Clean” indicator on the display and the lamp on the Cycle Selector are turned off. However, the “ECO Drum Clean” indicator on the display and the lamp on the Cycle Selector are turned on again after two washes are performed. However, this will not result in a problem with the washing machine. • Although generally, the ECO Drum Clean Auto Alarm appears once a month or so, the frequency may differ depending on the number of times the washing machine is used.

  • Page 36: C Leaning The Debris Filter, C Leaning The Exterior

    cleaning and maintaining your washing machine CLEANING THE DEBRIS FILTER We recommend cleaning the debris filter 5 or 6 times a year, or when the error message of “5E” is displayed. (Refer to “Draining the washing machine in an emergency” in the previous section.) If foreign substances accumulate debris filter, the performance of the bubble function will be degraded. Before cleaning the debris filter, make sure to unplug the power cord. CAUTION 1. Remove the remaining water first (refer to “Draining the washing machine in an emergency” on page 35.) If you separate the filter without draining the remaining water, the remaining water may trickle out. 2. Open the filter cover by using a key or coin. 3. Unscrew the emergency drain cap by turning it to the left and drain off all the water.

  • Page 37: C Leaning The Detergent Drawer And Drawer, C Leaning The Water Hose Mesh Filter

    CLEANING THE DETERGENT DRAWER AND DRAWER RECESS 1. Press the release lever on the inside of the detergent drawer and pull the drawer out. 2. Remove the softener divider and the liquid detergent box(option) from the detergent drawer. 3. Wash all parts under running water. 4. Clean the drawer recess with an old toothbrush. 5. Replace the softener divider and the liquid detergent box (option) by pushing it firmly into the drawer. 6. Push the drawer back into place. 7.

  • Page 38: R Epairing A Frozen Washing Machine, Storing Your Washing Machine

    cleaning and maintaining your washing machine REPAIRING A FROZEN WASHING MACHINE If the temperature drops below freezing and your washing machine is frozen: 1. Unplug the washing machine. 2. Pour warm water over the tap to loosen the water supply hose. 3. Remove the water supply hose and soak it in warm water. 4. Pour warm water into the washing machine drum and let it sit for 10 minutes. 5. Reconnect the water supply hose to the water tap and check if the water supply and drain are operating normal. STORING YOUR WASHING MACHINE If you need to store your washing machine for an extended time, it’s better to drain and disconnect it. Washing machines can be damaged if water is left in the hoses and internal components before storage. 1.

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    Will not start Has no water or not enough water Has detergent remaining in the detergent drawer after the wash cycle is complete Vibrates or is too noisy The washing machine does not drain and/or spin Door is locked shut or will not open. If the problem persists, contact your local Samsung Customer Service. WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 39 SOLUTION • Make sure your washing machine is plugged in. • Make sure the door is firmly closed. • Make sure the water source tap(s) are turned on. • Make sure to press the Start/Pause button. • Turn the water tap on fully. • Make sure the water source hose is not frozen. • Straighten the water intake hoses. • Clean the filter on the water intake hose.

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    INFORMATION CODES If your washing machine malfunctions, you may see an information code on the display. If this happens, please check the table below and try the suggested solution before calling Customer Service. CODE SYMBOL cE/3E/Uc For any codes not listed above, or if the suggested solution doesn’t fix the problem, call your Samsung Service Centre or local Samsung dealer. 40_ troubleshooting and information codes WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 40 SOLUTION • Close the door. • Make sure the door is firmly closed.

  • Page 41: Cycle Chart

    cycle chart CYCLE CHART user option)  PROGRAM Max load(kg) Cotton 8.0 Synthetics 3.0 Daily Wash 3.0 15’ Quick Wash 2.0 Eco Drum Clean AIR Refresh 1.0 AIR Refresh Hygiene 1.0 Drying Super Eco Wash 2.0 Outdoor Care Baby Care 4.0 Wool 2.0 PROGRAM Eco Bubble Cotton Synthetics Daily Wash 15’ Quick Wash Eco Drum Clean AIR Refresh AIR Refresh Hygiene Drying Super Eco Wash Outdoor Care Baby Care Wool...

  • Page 42: Protecting The Environment, D Eclaration Of Conformity

    appendix FABRIC CARE CHART The following symbols provide garment care directions. The care labels include four symbols in this order: washing, bleaching, drying and ironing (and dry cleaning when necessary). The use of symbols ensures consistency among garment manufacturers of domestic and imported items. Follow the care label directions to maximize garment life and reduce laundery problems. Resistant material Delicate fabric Item may be washed at 95 ˚C Item may be washed at 60 ˚C Item may be washed at 40 ˚C Item may be washed at 30 ˚C Item may be hand washed Dry clean only Can be bleached in cold water Do not bleach...

  • Page 43: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS TYPE DIMENSIONS WATER PRESSURE WATER VOLUME NET WEIGHT WASH AND SPIN CAPACITY DRY CAPACITY WASH AND POWER CONSUMPTION SPIN PACKAGE WEIGHT SPIN REVOLUTIONS The appearance and specifications of the product are subject to change without prior notice for purposes of product enhancement. WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 43 FRONT LOADING WASHING MACHINE W598mm X D600mm X H844mm 8.0 kg [DRY LAUNDRY] MODEL...

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    QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS? Country CALL OR VISIT US ONLINE AT 0330 SAMSUNG (7267864) www.samsung.com Code No. DC68-02927U_EN WD0804W8-02927U_EN(XEU)_removePF.indd 44 2011-7-9 11:59:08...

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