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  • Page 1 P/No.: MFL38868757...
  • Page 2: Washing Machine

    WD-1036(0~9)SDK WD-1236(0~9)NDK WD-1036(0~9)NDK Thank you for buying a LG Fully Automatic Washing machine. Please read your owner’s manual carefully, it provides instructions on safe installation, use and maintenance. Retain it for future reference. Record the model and serial numbers of your washing machine.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    roduct Features I Protection against creases With the alternate rotation of the drum, creasing in the laundry is minimized. I More economical by Intelligent Wash System Intelligent Wash System detects the amount 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 WARNING! the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or loss of life. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using...
  • Page 5: Specifications

    3.5 kg 5 kg Water consumption (12 / kg) 60 (12 / kg) Permissible water 0.3 - 10kgf/cm (30~1000kPa) Pressure Spin Speed /400/600/800/900/1000 [WD-1036(0~9)SDK/1036(0~9)NDK] /400/600/800/1000/1200 [WD-1236(0~9)SDK/1236(0~9)NDK] I Noise Level : Model Wash Spin WD-1036(0~9)SDK/NDK 55dB(A) 73dB(A) WD-1236(0~9)SDK/NDK 55dB(A) 75dB(A) ❋ The appearance and specifications may be varied without notice to raise the units quality.
  • Page 6: 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 7: Installation Place Requirement

    nstallation Installation place requirement Level floor : Drain Hose Allowable slope under entire washer is 1˚ Washer Power outlet : Must be within 1.5 meters of either side of location of washer. Do not overload the outlet with more than one appliance.
  • Page 8: Electrical Connection

    nstallation I 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 9: Normal Tap Without Thread & Screw Type Inlet Hose

    nstallation Normal Tap without thread & screw type inlet hose Unscrew the fixing screw to Push the connector up till the Push the water supply hose attach the tap. rubber packing is in tight contact vertically upwards so that the with the tap.
  • Page 10 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 11: Level Adjustment

    • 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 12: 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 13: Adding Detergent

    dding detergent Adding detergent and fabric softener 1. The Dispenser Drawer • Main wash only ➔ • Pre Wash + Main Wash ➔ 2. Adding Fabric Softener • 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 14 dding detergent ❋ Tips 3. Detergent dosage Full load : according to • The detergent should be used according to the manufacturer’s recommendation. instruction of the detergent manufacture. Part load : 3/4 of the normal amount. • If too much detergent is used, too many suds Minimum load : 1/2 of full load.
  • Page 15: Function

    Recommended courses according to the laundry type Maximum Load Proper Program Option Fabric Type WD-1236(0~9)SDK WD-1236(0~9)NDK Temp. WD-1036(0~9)SDK WD-1036(0~9)NDK First check if laundry is machine washable.(white 95˚C cotton, linen towel and sheets...) Cotton - Medic Rinse( Rating Rating - Intensive( Color fast gaments (shirts, 60˚C...
  • Page 16: How To Use Washer

    For selecting the each conditions, please refer to - Rinse ( ) : 3 times the page 16~page 21. - Spin ( • Press the Start/Pause button. • 1000 rpm [WD-1036(0~9)SDK/WD-1036(0~9)NDK] • 1200 rpm [WD-1236(0~9)SDK/WD-1236(0~9)NDK] - Water temperature : 60˚C - Program : Cotton (...
  • Page 17: Medic Rinse

    ow to use washer Detecting Wash Rinse Rinse Spin Spin (1) Dial : Program (5) Button : Intensive (9) Child Lock (6) Button : Rinse + (2) Button : Start/Pause (10) Button : Power (3) Dial : Spin (7) Button : Pre Wash (11) Button : Time Delay (4) Button : Medic Rinse (8) Button : Crease Care...
  • Page 18: Rinse Hold

    Spin ( • By turning the Spin dial, the spin speed can be chosen. [WD-1036(0~9)SDK/ [WD-1236(0~9)SDK/ WD-1036(0~9)NDK] WD-1236(0~9)NDK] Spin only: 1. Press the Power buton. 2. Set the desired spin speed by turning the Spin Dial.
  • Page 19: Child Lock

    ow to use washer Water Temp. 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 the Rinse + ( ) button and Pre Wash( button simultaneously.
  • Page 20: Time Delay

    ow to use washer Program 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. • 10 programs are available according to the •...
  • Page 21: Door Lock

    • While the "Detecting" is shown in the display Normal Rinse / 1000 rpm / 60˚C the machine rotates slowly and detects how • [WD-1236(0~9)SDK/WD-1236(0~9)NDK] many laundries are loaded in the drum. It will take a few seconds. - Cotton Program / Main wash / Normal Rinse / 1200 rpm / 60˚C...
  • Page 22: Display

    • Recommended program by manufacturer. • When time delay is selected, it shows the remaining time to finish the selected ( ) : WD-1236(0~9)NDK program. - Cotton (95˚C) : around 1 hour and 43 minutes 2. Self diagnosis display - Cotton (60˚C) : around 1 hour and 39 minutes...
  • Page 23: 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 24: 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 25: Dispenser Drawer

    aintenance I 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 26: Cleaning Your Washer

    aintenance 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. Immediately wipe off any spills. Wipe with damp cloth. Try not to hit surface with sharp objects.
  • Page 27: 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.
  • Page 28 roubleshooting guide Symptom Possible Cause Solution Washer does not start • Electrical power cord may not Make sure plug fits tightly in wall be plugged in or connection outlet. may be loose. • House fuse blown, circuit Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. breaker tripped,or a power Do not increase fuse capacity.
  • Page 29 roubleshooting guide Symptom Possible Cause Solution Check another tap in the house. • Water supply is not adequate in area. Fully open tap. • Water supply taps are not completely open. Straighten hose(s). • Water inlet hose(s) are kinked. Check the filter of the inlet hose. •...
  • Page 30: Terms Of Warranty

    erms of Warranty Disposal of your old appliance 1. When this crossed-out wheeled bin symbol is attached to a product it means the product is covered by the European Directive 2002/96/EC. 2. All electrical and electronic products should be disposed of separately from the municipal waste stream via designated collection facilities appointed by the government or the local authorities.