How To Install LG Washing Machine [Detailed Guide]

If you want to learn how to install LG washing machines, you’ve come to the right place. In this detailed guide, we’ll be giving you easy-to-follow steps on how to do just that.

So, without wasting any more time, let’s begin…

How To Install An LG Washing Machine — Solution

Here’s a step by step guide on how to install and LG washing machine…

How To Install LG Washing Machine — Front Loader

Do the following to install your LG front loader washing machine…

Step 1. Remove all protective packaging from the washing machine.

Step 2. Move your washing machine to the desired location. It is advised that you put your washer on a firm and even surface in a well ventilated environment.

Step 3. Remove all accessories from inside the washer’s drum.

Step 4. Remove all the transit bolts at the back of the washing machine using the provided spanner in the drum.

Step 5. Place the provided hole caps into each of the transit bolt holes at the back of the washing machine.

Step 6. Tilt the washing machine back and forth a bit to ensure that the legs are balanced. You can also use a spirit level tool to help you. If one or more of the washer’s legs aren’t balanced, adjust them as needed with the provided spanner.

Step 7. Connect the provided water inlet hose to your water supply.

Step 8. Connect the hose to the water inlet port at the back of the washing machine (ensure that all connections are secure in order to prevent water leakage).

Step 9. Connect the drain hose at the back of your washing machine to the home drain. Ensure that the drain hose isn’t inserted more than eight inches into the drain. It also shouldn’t be inserted less than six inches.

Step 10. Connect the washer’s power cord to an electrical outlet.

Step 11. Turn on your water supply line.

Step 12. Run a wash cycle to ensure that the machine is working properly.

How To Install LG Washing Machine — Pedestal Washer

Do the following to install your LG pedestal washing machine…

Step 1. Remove all protective packaging from the main washer and pedestal washer.

Step 2. When you unpack the pedestal washer, you’ll find a bracket frame, bracket brace, and holder. You’ll need these for the installation, so set them aside in a safe place.

Step 3. Remove and set aside the shipping block found on top of the pedestal washer.

Step 4. Open the drawer of the pedestal washer and remove the contents inside (you’ll need to remove any packaging material around the drawer).

Step 5. Ensure that the following are inside the pedestal drawer…

1.Drain hose.
2.Big drain Y connector.
3.Small Y connector.
4.Short hose.
5.Liquid detergent cap.
6.Installation kit.

Step 6. Ensure that the following are inside the installation kit…

1.Small clamps.
2.Top mount cover screws.
3.Screws.
4.Long sheet metal screws.
5.Zip ties.
6.Wrench.
7.Non-skid pads.

Step 7. Rotate the top cover of the pedestal washer about 180 degrees.

Step 8. Secure the top cover to the pedestal washer by applying the 4 small screws inside the installation kit (use a Philips screwdriver to do this).

Step 9. Mount the provided bracket frames on each side of the rear of the pedestal washer.

Step 10. Secure the bracket frames to the pedestal washer by applying the normal screws provided (each bracket frame requires four screws).

Step 11. With the help of another person, tilt the main washer backwards to access the bottom of the machine.

Step 12. Mount the separate operation prevention holder using a Philips screwdriver.

Step 13. Mount the provided bracket base on each side of the washer’s base (seven screws per base).

Step 14. Using the provided wrench, fully retract the feet of the washing machine.

Step 15. With the help of another person, lift the main washer on to the pedestal washer (ensure that it is properly lined up).

Step 16. Secure the two washers together by applying a total of fourteen screws at the leg supports and the bracket frame.

Step 17. If needed, use the provided wrench to adjust the level of the pedestal washer’s legs.

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Step 18. Open the door of the main washer and remove the contents inside. Ensure that you have the following…

1.Water supply hoses.
2.Installation kit.
3.Vibration pads.
4.Detergent cup.
5.Water hammer arrester.

Step 19. Go to the back of the main washer.

Step 20. Using the provided wrench, remove the transit bolts at the back of the washing machine.

Step 21. Place the provided bolt covers into the transit bolt holes.

Step 22. Check the contents of the installation kit inside the main washer. You should have the following…

1.Short water hoses.
2.Small Y connectors.
3.Big Y connector.
4.Small detergent dispenser.

Step 23. Connect one of the short hoses to the hot water supply faucet.

Step 24. Connect the water hammer arrester to the cold water supply faucet.

Step 25. Connect the second short hose to the other end of the water hammer arrester.

Step 26. Connect the center leg of each of the two wire connectors to each short hose.

Step 27. Ensure that all connections are secured.

Step 28. Connect the main hot water supply hose to the back of the washer.

Step 29. Connect the main cold water supply hose to the back of the washing machine.

Step 30. Connect the second cold water supply hose to the back of the pedestal washer.

Step 31. Connect the second hot water supply hose to the back of the pedestal washing machine.

Step 32. Connect the main washer’s cold water supply hose to one leg of the Y connector of the cold water line.

Step 33. Connect the main washer’s hot water supply hose to one leg of the Y connector of the hot water line.

Step 34. Connect the pedestal washer’s cold water hose to the other leg of the Y connector of the cold water line.

Step 35. Connect the pedestal washer’s hot water hose to the other leg of the Y connector of the hot water line.

Step 36. Turn on the water supply faucets a bit and check all connections for water leakage.

Step 37. Turn off the water supply.

Step 38. Install the drain hose at the back of the washer (ensure that the elbow of the drain hose is turned upwards). Secure the hose to the back of the washer using the supplied clamp.

Step 39. Connect the drain hose from both the pedestal washer and main washer to the bit Y connector. Secure the hoses using the supplied clamp.

Step 40. Insert the drain hose Y connector into your home drain.

Step 41. To be on the safe side, secure the hoses together using zip ties.

Step 42. Check to ensure that all connections are secure.

Step 43. Place each of the provided vibration pads under each leg of the pedestal washer (DO NOT use the vibration pads if the washer is resting on a concrete surface).

Step 44. For additional stability, place the provided non-skid pads under the front legs of the pedestal washing machine.

Step 45. Plug in both washers to a power outlet.

Step 46. Turn on the water supply faucets.

Step 47. Run a wash cycle to ensure that everything is working properly.

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How To Install LG Washing Machine Drain Pump — Quick Fix

Do the following to replace the drain pump on your LG washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply to avoid electrocution and water leakage.

Step 2. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the two screws at the back of the washer holding the top panel.

Step 3. With the screw removed, slide the top panel back a bit and lift it off the washing machine.

Step 4. Pull out your washer’s detergent drawer an take it out of the washer completely by pressing the blue tab inside it.

Step 5. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the two screws on either side of the detergent drawer housing.

Step 6. Using a flat-blade screwdriver, release the clamps holding the user control panel of the washing machine.

Step 7. Pull the user control panel out of place and lay it on top of the washer’s cabinet frame.

Step 8. Flip open the little panel in front of the washer at the bottom.

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Step 9. Pull out the emergency drain hose and take out the screw behind it.

Step 10. Pull the bottom front panel off the washer.

Step 11. Open the door of your washing machine.

Step 12. wedge a flat-blade screwdriver under the retaining wire around the door seal and work your way around until you can take the whole wire off.

Step 13. Peel the door seal away from the door opening.

Step 14. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the two screws holding the door lock of the washing machine.

Step 15. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the five screws holding the main front of the washer (two at the top and three at the bottom).

Step 16. Detach the whole front from the washing machine.

Step 17. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the three screws around the drain pump filter.

Step 18. Take a picture of the orientation of the drain pump before removing it.

Step 19. Using a pair of pliers, release the clips holding the pipes connected to the drain pump.

Step 20. Detach the electrical connector attached to the drain pump.

Step 21. Take the drain pump out of the washing machine.

Step 22. Take your new drain pump out of its pack.

Step 23. Pop the new drain pump in the same position as the one you removed.

Step 24. Connect each pipe and hose to the new drain pump.

Step 25. Secure the pipes to the pump using the clips.

Step 26. Connect the electrical connector to the new drain pump.

Step 27. Pass the new emergency drain hose connected to the drain pump through the provided opening.

Step 28. Apply the three screws around the drain pump filter cover.

Step 29. Put the main front of the washer back on and secure it by applying the five screws.

Step 30. Put the door lock back in place and secure it by applying the two screws.

Step 31. Line up the gray door seal around the door opening.

Step 32. Put the retaining band back around the door seal (you’ll need a screwdriver to help you with it).

Step 33. Put the bottom front panel back In place and secure it with the screw.

Step 34. Put the user control panel back in place and secure it with the two screws beside the detergent drawer housing.

Step 35. Push the detergent drawer back in place.

Step 36. Put the washer’s top panel back on and secure it with the two screws.

Step 37. Turn on your washing machine’s water and power supply.

Step 38. Run a wash cycle to see if everything is working properly.

How To Install LG Washing Machine Door Seal — Step-by-step

Do the following to install a door seal on your LG washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply to avoid electrocution or water leakage.

Step 2. Open the door of your washing machine.

Step 3. Wedge a flat-blade screwdriver under the retaining wire around the gray door seal.

Step 4. Work the screwdriver around the door seal until you can take the whole retaining wire off.

Step 5. Peel the door seal off the opening of the washer’s tub.

Step 6. Push the door seal aside and behind the door lock inside the washing machine.

Step 7. Detach the door lock wire connector.

Step 8. Flip open the little panel in front of your washer at the bottom.

Step 9. Pull out the emergency drain hose.

Step 10. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the screw holding the filter housing.

Step 11. Pull the filter housing out of the washing machine.

Step 12. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the lower front panel mounting screw beside the drain filter cover.

Step 13. Go to the back of your washing machine.

Step 14. Using a Philips screwdriver, remove the two screws at the back of the washing machine holding the top panel.

Step 15. Slide the top panel back a few inches and lift it off the washing machine.

Step 16. Pull out the detergent drawer and press the blue tab in the middle to take it out completely.

Step 17. Remove the two screws on either side of the detergent drawer housing.

Step 18. Go to the back of the user control panel and remove the screw holding it to the washing machine.

Step 19. Detach the user control panel from the washer and lay it on top of the machine’s cabinet frame.

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Step 20. Using a Philips screwdriver, take out the six screws holding the main front of the washer (three on each top corner).

Step 21. Lift the main front off the washing machine.

Step 22. Using a pair of pliers, release the clamps holding the two hose at the top of the door seal.

Step 23. Pull the hoses out of the door seal (some water may spill out).

Step 24. Use your pliers to release the clamp holding the door seal’s drain port to the little drain tube at the bottom.

Step 25. Detach the tube from the door seal.

Step 26. Using a flat-blade screwdriver, remove the main retaining clamp holding the door seal to the washing machine.

Step 27. Peel the door seal off your washing machine.

Step 28. Take your new door seal out of its pack.

Step 29. transfer the steam and circulation nozzle on the old door seal to the new one.

Step 30. Using some dishwasher liquid, lubricate the groove of the new door seal.

Step 31. Push the door seal’s edge over the lip of the washer’s tub (ensure that the indicator on the door seal is pointed upwards).

Step 32. Work your way around the entire tub opening until the whole door seal is in place.

Step 33. Fit the main retaining wire around the door seal to secure it to the washer (you may need a flat-blade screwdriver or a spring expansion tool for this).

Step 34. Connect the steam and circulation hoses to the nozzles on the door seal.

Step 35. Secure the hoses to the nozzles by sliding the retaining clamps in place (use a pair of pliers).

Step 36. Secure the new door seal’s drain port to the drain tube using the clamp on the tube.

Step 37. Put the main front of the washing machine back on and secure it by reapplying the six screws at the top.

Step 38. Snap the user control panel back in place and secure it by reapplying the two screws on either side of the detergent drawer housing.

Step 39. Apply the screw at the back of the user control panel.

Step 40. Put the washer’s detergent drawer back in place.

Step 41. Slide the washing machine’s top panel back in place.

Step 42. Secure the panel to the washer by applying the two screws at the back.

Step 43. Use your Philips screwdriver to secure the lower front mounting screw.

Step 44. Put the filter housing back in place and secure it using the mounting screw.

Step 45. Close the cover of the filter housing.

Step 46. Reach inside the washer and reattach the door lock’s wire connector.

Step 47. Fit the door seal properly around the door opening.

Step 48. Place the retaining band around the edge of the door seal to secure it to the washer (you’ll probably need a flat-blade screwdriver to help you with this).

Step 49. Close your washer’s door and turn on the water and power supply.

Step 50. Run a wash cycle to ensure that everything is working properly.

How To Install LG Washing Machine Water Pipe — Easy Fix

Follow these simple steps to install a water pipe on your LG washing machine…

Step 1. Go to the back of your washing machine.

Step 2. Take one end of the provided water supply hose and connect it to your water faucet. If the hose isn’t a perfect fit, wrap some plumbing tape around the faucet first.

Step 3. Connect the other end of the hose to the water inlet port at the back of your washing machine and tighten securely.

Step 4. Open your water faucet a bit and inspect the connections for any leakage. If you do notice any, tighten the connections again.

Once you do this, you can fully open the water supply and plug in your LG washing machine.

How To Install LG Washing Machine Drain Hose — Step-by-step

Do the following to install a drain hose on your LG washing machine…

Step 1. Turn off your washing machine’s water and power supply to avoid water leakage or electrocution.

Step 2. Get your drain hose out of it’s pack.

Step 3. Connect the end of the drain hose with a clamp on to the drain port at the back of the washing machine.

Step 4. Press and slide the clamp in place to secure the drain hose to the washer’s drain port.

Step 5. Insert the other end of your drain hose into your home drain.

Step 6. For proper drainage, ensure that the drain hose isn’t inserted more than eight inches into the home drain. It also shouldn’t be inserted less than six inches.

Step 7. Turn on your washing machine’s power and water supply.

Step 8. Run a wash cycle to ensure that everything is working properly.

Note: Please keep in mind that the process of installing a drain hose may vary depending on your washing machine’s model.