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[Front Loading] Program Cycle too Long - (Long Spin / Wash time)

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  • Last Updated 05/30/2014

Program Cycle too Long - (Long Spin / Wash time)


1. Total program / cycle time too long / high ?

  • Sometime the unit may prolong the total cycle time to do inbuilt

             corrective algorithms / sequences. This can

             happen in two scenarios,

             (1) Load unbalance Condition
             (2) Excessive Suds / Foaming   during Washing
2. Is the laundry tangled or unevenly distributed ?
  • In case laundry is tangled or unevenly distributed, the Washer automatically employs the unbalance correction

             sequence which can prolong / extend the total Program / Cycle time. Untangle or re-distribute the laundry and restart.

3. Is the unit vibrating / shaking excessively causing unbalance ? 
  • If vibrations are excessive then Washer automatically starts the unbalance correction sequence which can prolong / extend

             total Program / Cycle time. Check unit is properly balanced. Ensure all 4 legs are anchored  firmly to the floor and the unit is

             firm and not wobbly.


4. Do you see excessive foam / suds ? Was too much detergent used in the cycle ?

  • LG Washers have a Suds / Foam detection and removal algorithm. In case excess suds / foam is observed, unit automatically

             starts this algorithm which  can extend/prolong total Program / Cycle Time. Please always use detergent quantity appropriate

             to the laundry load. Use good quality Low Foaming detergent only.


If the problem is not resolved, please call  LG Support representative on 1800-180 -9999 (Toll Free)



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