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  • Page 2: Washing Machine

    Washing Machine OWNER’S MANUAL WD-12270BD 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 Feature Direct Drive System The advanced Brushless DC motor directly drives the drum without belt and pulley. Tilted Drum and Extra Large Door Opening Tilted drum and extra large opening make it possible to load and unload clothing more easily. Water Circulation Spray detergent solution and water onto the load over and over.
  • Page 4: Warnings

    arnings READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS 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 the washer, follow basic precautions, including the following:...
  • Page 5: Specification

    pecification Transit Name : Front loading washing machine Power supply : 120V~, 60Hz Size : 686 mm(W) 756 mm(D) 983 mm(H)/1291 mm(D, door open) Weigh : 86 kg (190 lbs) Wash capacity : 12 kg (26.46 lbs) Spin speed : 1100 rpm max. Permissible water pressure : 0.3-10kgf/ (30-1000kPa) ❋...
  • 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. To reduce the risk of electric shock, do not install the washer in humid spaces. The base opening must not be obstructed by carpeting when the washing machine is installed on a carpeted floor.
  • Page 7 nstallation Installation clearances The location must be large enough to fully open the washer door. Washer dimensions 75.6 cm [Vista lateral] 98.3 cm 2.5 cm 68.6 cm 2.5 cm [Vista frontal] Level floor • Most installations require a minimum 10 cm clearance behind the washer. •...
  • Page 8: 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 9 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 10: Level Adjustment

    nstallation Level adjustment 1. Adjusting the washing machine level properly prevents excessive noise and vibration. Install the appliance on a solid and level floor surface, preferably in a corner of the room. 2. If the floor is uneven, adjust the adjustable feet as required.
  • Page 11: Care Before Washing

    are before washing WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance. 1. Fabric Care Labels Look for a care label on your clothes. This will tell you about the fabric content of your garment and how it should be washed.
  • Page 12: Using The Dispenser

    sing the dispenser The automatic dispenser consists of four compartments which hold 1) liquid chlorine bleach, 2) liquid fabric softener, 3) liquid or powdered detergent for prewash and 4) liquid or powdered detergent and color safe bleach for main wash. All laundry products can be added at once in their respective dispenser compartments.
  • Page 13 sing the dispenser 2. Main Wash Detergent 3. Liquid Bleach Compartment Compartment • Add measured liquid chlorine bleach to this compartment. The bleach will be • Add measured detergent to this automatically dispensed at the proper compartment for Main wash. Detergent time during the wash cycle.
  • Page 14: Function

    unction Select cycles designed for different types of fabric and soil levels. 1) Automatic wash load (weight) detection: Automatically detects the load and optimizes the washing time. After detecting, the estimated time remaining in the cycle will be displayed.
  • Page 15: How To Use Washer

    ow to use washer 1. Power ( 4. Delay Wash • Allows the start of any cycle to be • Use this button to turn the Power On/Off. delayed for 1~12 hours. • Choose the wash cycle for your load, 2.
  • Page 16: Spin Speed

    ow to use washer (1) Button : Power (4) Button : Delay Wash (7) Button : Spin Speed (2) Dial : Program (5) Button : Custom Program (8) Button : Soil Level (3) Button : Start/Pause (6) Button : Wash/Rinse Temp. (9) Button : Beeper (10) Option 6.
  • Page 17: Status Indicator

    ow to use washer 10. Option 11. EST. TIME REMAINING • This display shows: 1) Prewash a) the estimated time remaining in the • Use this option for loads that need cycle when operating, pretreatment. Adds 16 minutes b) the error code when an error has prewash and drain.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Cleaning The Dispenser

    aintenance Cleaning the Dispenser • The dispenser may need to be cleaned periodically due to laundry additive build-up. Remove the liquid Press down the lock Pull the dispenser detergent box, softener tab on the bleach drawer out until it and bleach inserts from insert.
  • Page 20: Cleaning Your Washer

    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 21: 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 22 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 23 roubleshooting guide Symptom Possible Cause Solution • Water supply is not adequate in area Check another tap in the house. • Water supply taps are not completely Fully open tap. open. • Water inlet hose(s) are kinked. Straighten hose(s). • The filter of the inlet hose(s) are clogged. Check the filter of the inlet hose.
  • Page 24: Terms Of Warranty

    erms 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. •...