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LG WM0742HGA User's Manual & Installation Instructions

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Before beginning installation,
read these
carefullY. This will simplify installation
and ensure that the washer is installed correctly
and safely. Leave these instructions
near the washer
after installation for future
TO contact
LG Electronics,
24 hours a day,
7 days a week:
Or visit us on the Web at:
NOmero telef6nico
de LG Electronics,
las 24
horas del dia, 7 dias a la semana:
O visitenos
en la Web en:
Antes de comenzar la instalacion,
lea atentamente
Esto simplificara
la instalacion y asegurara
que la lavadora esta instalada en forma correcta y segura.
Conserve estas instrucciones
cerca de la lavadora luego
de la instalacion para futuras consultas.
to use only
HE (High-Efficiency)
usar con el detergente
(Alta eficiencia)
of Residential
Sized Clothes
Ejecucion de Saneamiento en la zona
residencial Y comerdal,
lavodoras del uso del hogar



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  • Page 1 LG Electronics, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week: 1-800-243-0000 Or visit us on the Web at: NOmero telef6nico de LG Electronics, las 24 STEAMWASHERTM t m horas del dia, 7 dias a la semana: 1-800-243-0000 O visitenos en la Web en:
  • Page 2 Uoss of Uifeo Special Features ............. Congratulations on your purchase Key Parts and Components ........and welcome to the LG family. H_STALLAT_ON H_STRUCT_ONS Your Safety and the safety of others is very important. Choose the Proper Location ........Your new LG Steam...
  • Page 3: Basic Safety Precautions

    INST UCTIONS NT SA ¥ [NST UCTiONS READ ALL READ ALL _WA_|_G For your safety, the information in this manuaU must be _WA_|_G For your safety, the information in this rnanuaU must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or e×pUosion, eUectric shock, or to prevent followed to minimize...
  • Page 4: Special Features

    These items may Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, During LG's unique high-efficiency STEAM cycles, contain some oil after laundering. Due to the the steam nozzle injects fabrics with hot steam to plastic sheets can become airtight chambers.
  • Page 5: Key Parts And Components

    ®Time=delay fuse or circuit breaker is install the washer in humid spaces. Failure to recommended. super cHeaning performance. During LG's unique Hot and Cold follow this warning can cause serious injury, fire, Water Inlets high=efficiency STEAM cycles, the steam nozzle NOTE: It is the personal responsibility electrical shock, or death.
  • Page 6: Unpacking And Removing Shipping Bolts

    [[AT! N INST UCTI NS iON [NST UCTiONS UNpAcKiNG AND REMOVING SHippiNG BOLTS FLOORING TO minimize noise and vibration, the washer NOTE: PBease note that the floor must be strong When removing the washer from the carton MUST be installed on a soBidBy constructed floor.
  • Page 7: Connecting The Water Lines

    (to water inlet hose can result in flooding and property IMPORTANT: Use ONLY the inBethoses damage. provided by LG with this laundry product. Aftermarket hoses are not guaranteed to fit or Do not install the end of the drain hose higher function correctly.
  • Page 8: Leveling The Washer

    LLAT! N INST UCTI NS LEVELING THE WASHER SORTING WASH LOADS Fabric Care Labels Grouping Similar Items The drum of your new washer spins at very high speeds, up to 1200 RPM. To minimize vibration, For best results, sort clothes into loads that can Most articles of clothing feature fabric care labels noise, and unwanted movement, the floor must that include instructions for proper care.
  • Page 9: Selecting Detergent

    SELEcTiNG DETERGENT LOADING THE DISPENSER iMPORTANT: Your Steam washer is designed iMPORTANT: Do not place or store laundry Prewash Detergent Compartment Liquid Bleach Compartment for use with only High-Efficbncy (HE) detergents. products, such as detergent, bleach, or liquid Add liquid or powdered detergent to this This compartment holds liquid chlodne bleach, HE detergents are formulated specifically for front-...
  • Page 10: Control Panel Features

    CONTROL PANEL FEATURES CYCLE GUIDE The cycle guide below shows the options and recommended fabric types for each cycle, Dressshirts, blouses POWER ExtraHot/Cold High Normal COT;ONINORMAL Heavilysoiled ExtraHigh underwear,work Saoitary No Spin Heavy clothes,diapers,etc. Light Medium Warm/Cold Gentle Normal Largeitems such as Warm/Warm blanketsandcomforters Medium...
  • Page 11: The Time And Status Display

    THE TiME AND STATUS DISPLAY OPERATING THE WASHER Once you have loaded the washer and added The time and status dispHay shows the cycHe progress and estimated time remaining, cycle laundry products (detergent, bleach, and/or options, and other status messages for your washer. fabric softener): Press the cycle selector knob to begin Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the...
  • Page 12: Steam Cycles

    STEAM CYCLES CYCLE SETTING BUTTONS Using SteamFresl7 "_Cycle Each cycle has preset settings that are selected SPIN SPEED STEAM cycBes incBude the SteamFresh AHergiene Sanitary, automatically. You may also customize the SteamFresh uses the power of steam alone to The washer drum spins at up to 1,200 RPM. This BuBky/Large, Cotton/NormaB, and settings using the cycle setting buttons.
  • Page 13: Custom Program

    CUSTOM PROGRAM CYCLE OPTION BUTTONS Your washing machine features several additional CUSTOM PROGRAM aflows you iMPORTANT: If you press and hold the RiNSE+SPiN cycle options to customize cycles to meet your to store a customized wash cycle CUSTOM PROGRAM button for 3 seconds, you Select this option to rinse and spin a individual needs.
  • Page 14: Special Functions

    ¢ N C[ NiNG SPECIAL FUNCTIONS REGULAR CLEANING WARNING: The option buttons also activate speciaB functions, ALLERGIENE incBuding CHRLD LOCK, SPINSENSF Mand TUB TheALLERGIENE cycleis a powerful,hightemperature • Unplug the washer before cleaning to avoid the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this warning CLEAN.
  • Page 15: Cleaning The Washer

    Cleaning the Dispenser IMPORTANTE: Use ONLY the inlet hoses provided by LG with this laundry product. The dispenser shouBd be cBeaned periodically Rfthe washer detects that water is not entering Aftermarket hoses are not guaranteed to fit or the dispenser, an error message will show on the to remove buiBdup from detergent and other function correctly.
  • Page 16 MAINTENANCE cont.) NORMAL SOUNDS YOU MAY NEAR The following sounds may be heard while the Cleaning the Drain Pump Filter washer is operating. They are normal. Lint and other objects may accumulate and cBog Humming or gurgming: the drain pump filter. If the washer fails to drain Door lock relay when the door locks and unlocks.
  • Page 17: Before Calling For Service

    T OU [ES OTING BEFORE cALLiNG FOR SERVicE ccont.) BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE cont.) Water in the washer o Drain hose is bent, pinched, o Make sure the drain hose is free of clogs, kinks, etc., drains slowly or not or clogged.
  • Page 18: Key Dimensions And Specifications

    AND SPECiFiCATiONS Your LG Washing Machine will be will repaired or replaced, at LG's option, if it proves to be defective in material or work- manship under normal use, during the warranty period ("Warranty Period") set forth below, effective from the date ("Date The appearance and specifications listed in this manual may vary due to constant product _mprovements.
  • Page 19 UCcl N INSI UCC[ NES OP, TANT D _MSTRUCC_ONES _MPORTANTES seguridad, deb s guirUa i . o Precauciones bAsicas de seguridad ....37-40 AE)VERTENCmA oi6, i.dio d en este manuaU para minimizar eUriesgo de incendio o expUosi6n, descarga eU_ctrica, P_EzAS Y CARACTER{ST_CAS o para prevenir dahos a Uapropiedad,...
  • Page 20 [NST CO[ N S GU [Di iNS UCCi0N S LEA TODA$ LA [@$TRUCCiO@E$ A@TE$ DE LEA TODA$ LA [@$T@UCCiO@E$ A@TE$ DE ADVERTENC|A Pot s . seg.Hda¢ deb Ua i . o oi6, i.dio d en este manuaU para minimizar eU riesgo de incendio o expUosi6n, descarga...
  • Page 21 Siestas ®Desconecte este electrodom_stico advertencias no se cumplen se podrfan producir 0nicos de LG, la boquilla de vapor inyecta alas tomacorriente antes de realizar cualquier heridas graves. telas vapor caliente para eliminar suavemente las funci6n de mantenimientoo Colocar los controles manchas mAs dificiles, ®Destruya...
  • Page 22 Durante los ciclos de VAPOR no se cumple con esta advertencia se podr&n Se recomienda utilizar un fusible de demora de de alta eficiencia exclusivos de LG, la boquifla producir heridas graves, incendios, descargas de vapor inyecta alas telas vapor caliente para tiempo o disyuntor.
  • Page 23 [NST CC[ [NST CC[ INSTAL [ N iNS [AC[ N T[PO DE P[SO DESEMBALAJE Y RETiRO DE LOS PER@OS DE EMBALAJE AI retirar la lavadora de la base de carton, Para minimizar eBruido y vibraciOn, se DEBE NOTA: Tome en cuenta que eBpiso debe set instaBar BaBavadora en un piso sOHdamente Bosuficientemente fuerte y rigido para soportar...
  • Page 24 [MPORTANTE:Usar SOLAMENTElas manguerasde la entrada proporcionadaspor LG de este producto del ,, No instalar el extremo de la manguera a una lavadero.Las manguerasdel mercado de accesorios altura de mas de 2,44 m (96 pulgadas) sobre la no estan garantizadaspara caber o para funcionar parte inferior de la lavadora.
  • Page 25 (NST UcCi NES CLAS(F(CAC(0N DE LAS CARGAS DE LAVADO NtVELACt0N DE LA LAVADORA Etiquetas de cuidado de/as to/as Agrupamiento de prendas simi/ares E) tambor de su nueva )avadora centrifuga a ve)ocidades muy a)tas, de hasta 1 200 r.p.m. Para obtener los mejores resu)tados, dasifique La mayoria de )as prendas de vestir tienen Para minimizar )a vibraciOn, el ruido y movimiento las prendas en cargas que puedan lavarse con...
  • Page 26 ¢ SELECC ON E)E DETERGENTE CARGA DEL DEPOStTO #VtPORTANTE: Su Bavadora esta dise_ada para mlVIPORTANTE: No coloque o almacene Compartimiento de detergente Compardmiento usarse exdusivamente con detergentes de aBta productos de lavado como detergente, para prelavado blanqueador I/quido eficiencia (HE). Los detergentes de aBtaeficiencia blanqueador o suavizante liquido en la parte Agregue el detergente ffquido o en polvo a este Este compartimiento...
  • Page 27 ¢ 0 USA CARACTER|STtCA$ DEL PANEL DE CONTROL GUiA DE CtCLOS La gala de cicHos indicada m_,s abajo muestra Hasopciones y tipos de teHas recomendadas para cada cicHo. "h _team Camisasde etiqueta, FreshT_ blusas Extra CalienteiFrio Alto Normal Ropainteriormuy sucia, Extraalto Sanitary ropa de trabajo,...
  • Page 28: La Pantalla De Hora Y Estado

    ¢ 0 USA FUNCtONAMIENTO DE LA LAVADORA LA PANTALLA DE HORA Y ESTADO La pantaHa de hora y estado muestra eHprogreso dell cicHo y el tiempo restante estimado, Una vez que ha cargado HaHavadora y aSadido los opciones de cicHos y otros mensajes dell estado actuaH de su Havadora. productos de Havado (detergente, bHanqueador yio suavizante): Presione Haperilla seHectora de cicHo para...
  • Page 29 0 USA C CLOS E)E VAPOR BOTONE$ DE AJUSTE DE C CLO Cdmo usar e/ddo SteamFresl7 "_ Los cidos de STEAM incBuyen Cada ciclo tiene ajustes preprogramables que se SP/N SPEED (ve/oddad de centrifugado) SteamFresh AHergiene Sanitary, seleccionan automaticamente. Tambien puede SteamFresh usa el poder del vapor per si solo El tambor de la lavadora centrifuga a 1 200 r.p.m.
  • Page 30 ¢ 0 USi BOTONES E)E OPCION E)E CICLO Su lavadora dispone de varias opciones de ciclo EBprograma CUSTOM PROGRAM Be mMPORTANTE: Si presiona y sostiene el botOn PREWASN (prelavado) adicionales, las cuales personalizan los cidos permite guardar un cicBo de Bavado CUSTOM PROGRAM (programa personalizado) Seleccione esta opcion para aSadir un para cumplir con sus necesidades individuales.
  • Page 31 ¢ ¥ [1 PIEZA FUNCtONES ESPECtALES {cont.) LtMPtEZA REGULAR ,&ADVERTm=NCmA: ALLERGIENE CHILD LOCi( ($eguro #Ifand# use esta/unciOn para prevenir e luso no El ALLERGENE es un ciclo poderoso y Desenchufe la tavadora antes de timpiar ta misma para evitar el riesgo de descargas el6ctricas°...
  • Page 32: Mantenimiento

    POngase en contacto con el Departamento de Atencion al Cliente de LG o Ilame a un tecnico de mantenimiento calificado de LG. Levante eBrecipiente de dos compartimentos, incffneBo un poco a Ba...
  • Page 33 [UCION [E AS SONtDOS NORMALES OUE pODRjA ESCUCHAR MANTENtMIENTO {cont.) Se pueden escuchar los siguientes sonidos mientras Limpieza de/fi/tro de/a bomba la lavadora se encuentra en funcionamiento. normates. de drenaje Chasquido: Se pueden acumuBar peBusas y otros objetos y Zumbido o gorgoteo: El seguro de la compuerta se vuelve a colocar cuando La bomba de drenaje bombea agua de la lavadora at...
  • Page 34 [[JClON SOLUCI N DE P 0 [E AS ANTES DE LLAMAR A MANTENtMiENTO cont.) !eses El agua en la o La manguera de drenaje esta o AsegOrese de que la manguera de drenaje est6 libre lavadora drena doblada, apretada o taponada. de taponamientos, dobladuras, etc., y no estA Prendas arrugadas...
  • Page 35 DtMENStONI:S Y I:SPl:CtFtCACtONl:S CLAVE Su mb.quina Bavadora LG sera reparada o reempBazada, a discreciOn de LG, si se comprueba que existe un defecto en EBaspecto y Basespecificaciones enumeradas en esta gala poddan variar debido a mejoras constantes el matedal o Bamano de obra bajo condiciones de use normaBes, durante eBpedodo de garant{a ("Periodo de garantia')
  • Page 37 P/NO. MFL31245132...

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