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LG WD14030FD6 Owner's Manual

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OWNER'S MANUAL

WASHING MACHINE

Before beginning installation, read these instructions 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 reference.
WD14030FD6
P/No.: MFL62644912
www.lg.com

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  • Page 1: Washing Machine

    OWNER’S MANUAL WASHING MACHINE Before beginning installation, read these instructions 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 reference. WD14030FD6 www.lg.com P/No.: MFL62644912...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents........2 Thank you for buying a LG Fully Product Features......3 Automatic Washing Machine. Important safety instructions Please read your owner’s manual Important safety instructions ....4 carefully, it provides instruction on safe Basic safety precautions .......5 Save these instructions......6 installation, use and maintenance.
  • Page 3: Product Features

    Product Features Inverter Direct Drive system The advanced Brushless DC motor directly drives the drum without belt and pulley. 6 Motion Washer is able to perform various drum actions or a combination of different actions depending on the wash program selected. Combined with a controlled spin speed and the ability of the drum to rotate both left and right, the wash performance of the machine is greatly improved, giving you perfect results every time.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Important safety instructions READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS AND EXPLANATION OF THE INSTALLATION BEFORE USE WARNING For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, injury to persons, or death. Your Safety and the safety of others are very important.
  • Page 5: Basic Safety Precautions

    Important safety instructions Basic safety precautions WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the washer, follow basic precautions, including the following: • Before installation, check for exterior • Do not wash or dry articles that have damages.
  • Page 6: Save These Instructions

    Important safety instructions Basic safety precautions WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the washer, follow basic precautions, including the following: • Before discarding an old machine • To reduce the risk of personal injury, unplug it.
  • Page 7: Safety Instructions For Use

    Important safety instructions Safety instructions for use To minimize the risk of fire within the inner bowl, the following should be observed: • Items that have been spotted or soaked • Items containing foam rubber (also with vegetable or cooking oil constitute a known as latex foam) or similarly testured fire hazard and should not be placed in a rubber like materials should not be dried...
  • Page 8: Specifications

    Specifications Power plug Transit bolts • If the supply cord is damaged, Drawer it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service (For detergent and agents or a similarly qualified fabric softener) person in order to avoid a hazard. Control panel Drain hose Drum...
  • Page 9: Installation

    Installation Removing packing 1. Remove the cardboard box and styrofoam packing. 2. Lift the washing machine and remove the base packing. This will require 2 or Washer more people or a lifting device. 3. Remove the tape securing the power supply cord and drain hose.
  • Page 10: Installation Place Requirements

    Installation Installation place requirements ❿ Location • Level floor : Washer Allowable slope under entire washer is 1˚. • 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 11: Electrical Connection

    Installation ❿ Electrical connection • Do not use an extension cord or double adapter. • 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. •...
  • Page 12: Connecting Water Supply Hose

    Installation Connecting water supply hose • Water supply pressure must be between 100 kPa and 600 kPa (1.0 - 6.0 kgf / cm • Do not strip or crossthread when connecting inlet hose to the valve. • If the water supply pressure is more than 600 kPa, a water pressure reduction device should be installed.
  • Page 13 Installation Type-C : Connecting one touch type hose to tap without thread 1. Unscrew the adapter ring plate and the 4 adapter retaining screws. 2. Remove the guide plate if the tap is Ring plate too large to fit the adapter. Guide plate 3.
  • Page 14: Installation Of Drain Hose

    Installation 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 if above this height. about 100 cm • Securing the drain hose correctly will about 145 cm protect the floor from damage due to water leakage.
  • Page 15: Leveling

    Installation Leveling 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. NOTE • Timber or suspended type flooring may contribute to excessive vibration and unbalance.
  • Page 16 • Fit the rubber cups to reduce vibration. • You can obtain the rubber cups (p/no.4620ER4002B) from the LG spares dept. • If vibration persists with rubbers fitted. The flooring structure or rigidity may be inadequate for proper operation.
  • Page 17: How To Use Washer

    How to use washer Operating washing machine 1. Sort Laundry. (Refer to 18 page) 2. Open the door and load laundry. 3. Press the Power button. 4. Select a Program. (Refer to 19~21 page) Select options at this time (Refer to 23~28 page) Additional Program Temperature Spin Speed...
  • Page 18: Care Before Washing

    How to use washer Care before washing 1. Care Labels Wash temperature Look for a care label on your clothes. Normal machine wash This will tell you about the fabric content of your garment and how it should be washed. Permanent press Delicate Hand wash...
  • Page 19: Washing Program Table

    How to use washer Washing program table • Recommended courses according to the laundry type. Proper Maximum Description Fabric type Program Temp. Load Provides better performance by 40°C Cotton Color fast garments (shirts, combining various drum motions. (Cold to 95°C) nightdresses, pajamas, etc) and Rating Provides optimized washing...
  • Page 20: Drying Program Table

    How to use washer Drying program table Program Fabric type Maximum Load Eco Dry 4.5 kg Cotton or Linen Fabrics such as cotton towel, t-shirts, linen laundryes. Cupboard Dry 4.5 kg Iron Dry Cotton or Linen Fabrics for ready to ironing. 4.5 kg Easy Care Textiles, Synthetic Fabrics Low Temp.
  • Page 21: Extra Options

    How to use washer Extra options Time Time Rinse Rinse + Program Steam Favorite Intensive Delay Wash Save Hold Cotton Cotton Eco Easy Care Allergy Care Silent Wash Refresh Duvet Sports Wear Wool Quick 30 Dry Only Wash+Dry Rinse+Spin * : This option is automatically included in the cycle and can not be deleted. Operating data Program Max RPM...
  • Page 22: Control Panel

    How to use washer Control panel SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ function is Additional program available only for the products with LED display Dry dial buttons a SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ mark. Power Program Start/Pause Child Lock Option Beep Spin Temp. button dial button buttons On/Off button button Clean Power...
  • Page 23: Additional Program

    How to use washer Additional program Time Delay Favorite You can set a time delay so that the Favorite program allows you to store washing machine will start automatically a customized wash cycle for future use. and finish after a specified time interval. 1.
  • Page 24: Options

    How to use washer Options Other functions Option Spin only • Time Save : This option can be used to 1. Press the Power button. reduce the time of a wash program. 2. Press only the Spin button to select It is best used on lightly soiled loads.
  • Page 25: Child Lock

    How 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. Locking the control panel 1. Press the Option buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds.
  • Page 26: Tub Clean

    How to use washer Tub Clean Tub Clean is a special cycle to help clean the inside of the washing machine. A higher water level and higher spin speed is used in this cycle. Perform this cycle regularly. 1. Remove any clothing or items from the washer and close the door.
  • Page 27: Dry

    How to use washer • Cold water tap must be left on during Drying Automatic guide drying cycles. • Use the automatic Drying Cycles to dry NOTE most loads. Electronic sensors measure the temperature of the internal airflow in • The maximum drying capacity for this order to increase or decrease drying model is 4.5kg.
  • Page 28: Manual Operation

    How to use washer Woven and Loopknit Materials Drying Time Guide - Some woven and loopknit materials may (Manual operation) shrink, by varying amounts, depending on their quality. - Always stretch them out immediately after drying. Permanent Press and Synthetics - Do not overload your dryer.
  • Page 29: Adding Detergent

    Adding detergent Adding detergent and fabric softener ❿¤The dispenser drawer • Main wash only ➔ • Pre Wash + Main Wash ➔ WARNING • Keep all washing detergents away from children as there is danger of poisoning. • Too much detergent, bleach or softener may cause an overflow.
  • Page 30: Detergent Dosage

    Adding detergent ❿¤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 31: Maintenance

    Maintenance • 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 32: The Drain Pump Filter

    Maintenance 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 33: Dispenser Drawer

    Maintenance 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 34: The Washing Drum

    Maintenance 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 35: Troubleshooting Guide

    Troubleshooting 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 Problem Symptom Possible Cause...
  • Page 36 Troubleshooting guide Symptom Possible Cause Solution Washer does not • Electrical power cord may not be Make sure plug fits tightly in wall start plugged in or connection may be outlet. loose. • House fuse blown, circuit breaker Reset circuit breaker or replace tripped,or a power outage has fuse.
  • Page 37: Error Messages

    Troubleshooting guide Error Messages Symptom Possible Cause Solution • Water supply is not adequate in area. Check another tap in the house. • Water supply taps are not completely open. Fully open tap. • Water inlet hose(s) are kinked. Straighten hose(s). •...
  • Page 38: Using Smartdiagnosis

    Troubleshooting guide NOTE • SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ function is available only for the products with a SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ mark. In case of a mobile phone with static option, the SMARTDIAGNOSIS™ 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 39: Customer Information Center

    Customer Information Center U.S.A. 1-800-243-0000 Kenya 800545454 Canada 1-888-542-2623 Israel 1-700-700-909 Mexico 018003471919 / 018002885454 Algeria 021 36 54 54 Panama 800-5454 Iran 9685 Rep.Dominicana 1-800-751-5454 South Africa 800545454 Nicaragua 001-800-507-0007 Morocco 801005454 El Salvador 00-800-6309 Turkey 444 6 543 Costa Rica 0-800-507 5454 Egypt...
  • Page 40: Terms Of Warranty

    Terms of Warranty 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. • If the fault is caused by accident, neglect, misuse or Act of God. •...
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