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wvvvv . GEAppliances . com Safety Information . . . . . . . 9 3 Operating Instructions WBSR 3140 Control Panels WCSR417O and Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 - 7 s'R4z6o Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 , 8 WHD RR 418 Loading and Using WHD SR3 l 5 the V _ ' asher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 , l 0 WHDSR4 l 7 Troubleshooting Tips WJRR4 170 Before You Call _ gERR4 l 7 For Service . . . . . . . . . . . . ] ] - ] 4 Consumer Support Consumer Support . . Back Co _ er Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Write the model and serial numbers here : Model # Serial # Y _ mcan find them in the upper fight corner on the back of w _ m " washeE 175D1807P # 88 49 - 90219 10 - 04JR
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IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION . READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING . - - ^ WARNING , IFoyrosuarfeth _ ienforminathtimiosnanmuuabsleftollotwomedinimthrieziseokffire or explosion , electric shock , or to prevent property damage , personal injury , or loss of fife . WATERHEATESRAFETY Under certain conditions hydrogen gas may be produced in a water heater that has not been used for two weeks or more . Hydrogen gas can be explosive under these circumstances . If the hot water has not been used fi ) r two weeks or more , prevent the possibility of damage or iqjury by turning on all hot water timcets and allowing them to mn fi ) r several minutes . Do this befi ) re using any electrical appliance which is connected to the hot water system . This simple procedure will allow any built - up hydrogen gas to escape . Since the gas is flammable , do not smoke or use an open flame or appliance during this process . PROPEIRNSTALLATION This washer must be propedy installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before iris used . If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet , you can receive one by visiting www . GEAppliances . com , or by calling 800 . GE.CARES ( 800.432.2737 ) . • Install or store where it will not be exposed • Properly g _ ' otmd x _ asher to confi ) rm x _ ith all to mmperatures below fl'eezing or exposed to goxeming codes and ordinances , Foll ( m details in Installation Instructions , the weather , _ d _ ich could cause permanent damage and im'alidate the _ m'ant ) YOURLAUNDRAYREA • Keep the area tmderneath and around _ our , • Close supervision is necessm y if this appliance is used by or near children . Do not allow children appliances ti'ee of combustible materials such as lint , paper ; rags , chemicals , etc . to play on , with or inside this or any other appliance .
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www . GEAppliances . com WHENUSINGTHEWASHER • Never reach into washer while it is moving . • The latmd _ T process can reduce the flame _ Mfit until the machine has completely stopped retardancy of flJbfics . To a \ xfid such a result , before opening the lid . careflflly tbllow the gammnt ill _ lntltilCt / li'ei " s Use this V _ ' ; Ish and care ins [ i tlctions . • Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or appliance adds such as vinegar and / or rust removei ; • To minimize the possibili F ot electric shock , only for its intended Mixing different chemicals can produce a toxic tmplug this appliance fl'om the power supply or discmmect the washer at the household gas which may cause death . purpose asin described distribution panel by removing the fllse or • Do not wash or ( hT articles that have been switching off the circuit breaker betore this Owner's cleaned in , washed in , soaked in or spotted with attempting any maintenance or cleaning . Manual combustible or explosive substances ( such as NOTE : Tm'ning the Cycle Selector knob to an wax , oil , paint , gasoline , degrease _ s , d _ T - cleaning off position does NOTdisconnect the appliance solvents , kerosene , etc . ) . These substances give from the power suppl > off vapo _ that may ignite or explode . Do not add these substances to the wash water ; Do not • Never attempt to oi ) e _ ; Jte tiffs appliance if it is use or place these substnnces around your damaged , malfimctioning , pmtially disassembled , washer or dryer during operation . or has missing or broken parts , including a damaged cord or plug . WHENNOTINUSE • Turn off water fimcets to relieve pressure on • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part _ ff hoses and valves and to minimize leakage if this appliance tmless specifically recommended a break or ruptm'e should occm : Check the in this Owner's Manual , or in published use > condition of the fill hoses ; they should be repair instructions that you tmdet _ tand and have the skills to canw out . replaced e \ ' ei T 5 veai _ . • Betore discarding a washe _ ; or removing it • Do not tamper with controls . fl'om service , remove the washer lid to prevent children fl'om hiding inside . \ , / 4 - READANDFOLLOWTHISSAFETYINFORMATIOCNAREFULLY . SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS 3
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Aboutthe washer controlpanel Youcan locate your model number on the back of your washer . 0 • Select load size and otherwash options ° Add clothes • Add detergent • Select wash cycle • Add dilutedfabric , Closelid softener ( onmodels ° Pull knob with a fabric Quick StartGuide softenerdispenser ) Model WBSR3140 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE HF _ . VYMED , WAStf / ; UNSE UGHT WARM COTTONS LARGE o COLD o HOT NORMAL / FAST LIGHT SMALL SUPER UGHT COLD COLD MEDIUM OEL , ? _ COLD HEAVY _ POWER WASH NORMAL / FAST AUTOSOAK15 HEAVY EXTRA HEAVY PUll Knob TO Start - push To Stop Model WCSR4170 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE OPTIONS SOAK HEAVY 2ND RINSE WASll / RINSE MED . LIGHT WARM GEXTRART OR _ N COLD U EASY CARE OFF 2ndSE SUPER RESET COLD e HOT RIN COTTONS _ S . N \ e e COLD COLD RINSE GENTLE / FAST NORMAL / FAST 2N9 RINSE MEDIUM OPTION SM _ LL EXTRAIJGHT DELICATES Pull KnobToStart PREWASH GENTLE / SLOW Push To Stop NORMAL / SLOW 4
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www . GEAppliances . com Model WJSR4160 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE OPTIONS r _ H / RTN _ E 2NDRINSE SOAK HFAVY OPTION MED , OFF EIGHT WARM SD _ N , , = 0F _ EXtrA EASY CARE SUPER RESET COLD COLD ROT OFF Znd o o COL OLD RINSE GENTLE / FAST LARGE _ _ NORMAL / FAST & SPI _ UGHT MEDIUM OF _ HEAVY 2ND RINSE MEDIUM OPTION co MA _ AUTO $ OAK15 S L PREWASH DELICATES PuO Knob To Start NORMAL / SLOW GFNTLE / SLDW Push To Stop Model WHDSR315 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE WASII / RINSE HEAVYMEg , LIGHT WARMcoLD IGHNTIsEEASY CARE ] SUPER i / iiii ; ; iii RESET COLD HOT & SPIN GENTLE / FAST NORMAL / EAST UGNT MEDIUMS : HEAVY SMALL ( NOS _ . _ _ AR _ P ) O _ W - - _ _ AUTOSOAK30 HEAVY EXTRA AUTOSOAK 15 PUll Knob HEAVY sh To StOP To Start - Pu Model WHDSR417 and WSERR417 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE OPTIONS 2ND RINSE HEAVYMEG , WA _ TUP , Z _ S _ OPTION SOAS WARM OFF ? i 2rid SUPERRESET COLD COL0 HOT OFF COTTONS & SPIN l J OH . N EXY . DRAR . Y : 7i : ) ? g LIGHT MEOIUM - HEAVY NORMAL / _ A . MEDIUM AUTOSGAK 30 [ DELICATES I PushPKUnl ° lb StoTp ° StartTo NORMAL / SLOW GENTLE / SLOW Model WHDRR418 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE OPTIONS 2ND RINSE WASII / RINSE OPTION SOAS HFAVYED , HT WARM End o _ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . U . . G . . % . . . _ HAlETAS Y CARE I SUPERRE . SET COLD COLD HOT OFF & SPIN • . . . . . . LEXTRAIGHT MEDIUM HEAVY . . . . . . . . _ NO . . AL / . SDTHA . N , . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ( _ . . . . . O NOSEEN _ LE / EA , T Ao _ o _ oA _ . " PT " _ MEDIUM _ IDEL'CAITPE ° _ ' S _ OSPOt ° o _ ' , p , T . Trot ° NOR _ IL / SLOW GENTLE / SLOW 5
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Aboutthe washer controlpanel Model WJRR4170 LOAD SIZE TEMPERATURE OPTIONS 2NDRINSEoPTSIOONAK HEAVMED . OFF . . . . L GHT t WARM DRAIN EXTRA | EASY CARE 2nd i SUPER RESET COLD COLD HOT OFF & SPIN _ RINSE GENTLE / FAST NOR _ LJ ' _ A . . . S . T EXTRA UG " THT LIG MEmUM OFF HEAVY i . , o . ' " sE SMALL LIGHT I PREWASH ] [ DELICATES ] PusllK _ o _ toT ° pStart NORMAL / SLOW GENTLE / SLOW Controlsettings . Load Size i , ooselv load clothes no higher than the top row ot holes in the washer 1 ) asket . The water level should just cover the clothes . A ( ! just the load size accordingly . Temperature Select the water temperature ti > r the wash and rinse cycles . _ Mwavs ti > llow thbric manufi _ cmrer's care label or instructions when laundering . Wash Cycle The wash cycle controls the length oI the washing process . The chart below will help you match the wash cycle setting with yore " clothing . COTTONSForheavyto lightlysoiledcottonsh , ouseholdlinens , workandplayclothes . EASYCARE Forwrinkle - freeandpermanenptressitems , andknits . DELICATESForlingerieandspecial - carfeabricswith lightto normalsoil . POWERWASH Forheavilysoiledandheavy - dutfyabrics . Thiscycleprovidesa longeragitation . POWERRINSE Providesanautomatics , econddeeprinsetothoroughlyremovedetergenot rbleachfromyourclothes . 15MIN / 30MIN Forverysoiledclothes . Beginswitha briefagitation , soaksfora specifiedperiodof time , thenmovesthroughthe rest AUTOSOAK ofthe cycleautomatically . PREWASHForheavilysoiledclothesorforclotheswitha carelabelthat recommendpsrewashingbeforewashing .
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Aboutthe washer features . NOTE : Not all features are available on all washer models . wvvw . GEAppliances . com OPTIONS 2nd Rinse Option ( onsomemodels ) \ , _ l _ en you use extra detergent or bleach OFF N2ndSE RI to clean heavily soiled clothes , you may want to rise the 2ndRinse option . It provides a second deep cold rinse , On some models , this option can be ti ) tmd on the cycle select ( ) ) " knob . The Agitator Cap or Fabric Softener Dispenser ( dependingonmodel ) The agitator cap fits into the top of the _ Add water to dispenser until it readies agitatm : If it accidentally comes off , simply _ the maximmn fill line , put it back on , The fabric softener dispenser arm nnatically releases liqtfid rid ) tic softener at the I ) r ° I ) er time during , the cycle , . Do not stop the washer during the first spin . This will cause the dispenser to empty too soon . Touse , follow these steps : [ Z ] Make sm'e dispenser is seem'ely attnched to agitntm : Do not pour anythinginto flTeagitator if flTe agitator cap or dispenseris removed . _ - _ Use only liqtfid fld ) ric soflene _ : Pore " into dispense _ ; using amotmt recommended on package , Never pour fabric softener directly on clothes . / t may stain them .
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Aboutthe washer features . NOTE " Not all features are available on all washer models . Cleaning the Fabric Softener Dispenser ( onsome models ) [ Z ] ] _ emo ' , e the dispenser fl ' ( ) m the top ot the agitatm ; I I I , , I g I I , _ [ ' _ Se ) arate the dis ) enser cu ) fl'om the co ' , er b ' _ gras ) in the to ) and ) ushino down on the inside of the cup with ) ' ore " finge _ s . Dispenser cup will pop fl'ee fl'om the cox ei : [ ' _ To clean the dispense _ ; soak both the dispenser cup and the dispenser coxer in the tollowing solution : • 1 USgallon ( 3.8 liters ) warm water • 1 / 4 cup ( 60 ml ) heavy duty liquid detergent Separate for cleaning . • I cup ( 240 ml ) bleach [ _ ] f necessary ; loosen buildup with a clean , soft cloth after soaking . Do not use a stiff brush ; ) ou ma ) roughen the sm _ i _ ce of the dispense _ : N Rinse and reassemble dispense _ : Place dispenser back on the agitator : Liquid Bleach Dispenser ( onsomemodels ) The dispenser dilutes liquid chlorine 1 ) leach before it reaches vet : u " wash load . r _ Check clothing care labels fi ) r special instructions . r - _ Measm'e liquid bleach carefull > following instructions on the bottle . • Never pour undiluted liquid chlorine bleach dkectly onto clothes or into the wash basket . • Do not pour powdered bleach into bleach dispenser [ _ ] Before starting the washe _ ; pore " measm'ed amotmt of bleach directl ) into bleach disl ) enser Axoid sl ) lashin _ * or ox e > filling , disl ) enser ] fxou , I ) refer to use I ) ° wdered bleach , add it into the wash basket with wmr detergent . • Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar and / or rust remover MMng can produce a toxic gas which may cause death . 8
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Loadingand usingthe washer . Always follow fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering , www . GEAppliances . com _ Sort / ngWashLoads Sort by color ( whites , light , s , col ( n _ ) , soil level , tid ) dc b'i ) e ( sturdy cottons , easy care , delicates ) and whether the _ abric produces lint ( ten T cloth , chenille ) or collects lint ( velvemen , corduroy ) . ProperUseof Detergent Add detergent and stnrt the washer heft ) re adding You can use less detergent if you have soft water ; clothes so that the dem _ gent can work effectively : a smaller load or a lightly soiled load . Using too little or too much ( lete _ gent is a common ca use of laundry problems . Loadingthe Washer I , oad dry items loosely , no higher than the top • Do not wrap long items like sheets or pants around the agitator . row of holes in the washer basket . When loading wet items , make sure you set the load / water level • Do not wash fabrics containing flammable high enough to allow the items to move freely . materials ( waxes , cleaning fluids , etc . ) . Water level shotddjust cover the clothes . To add items after washer has started , push in Cycle • Agitation will not start with the lid up . knob and submerge additional items next to the agitator . Close the lid and pull Cycle knob ( ) tit to restart .
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Loadingand usingthe washer . Always follow fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering . \ ! / . _ Careand Cleaningof the Washer _ - - - - - - " Wash Basket : I , eave the lid open after washing to Moving and Storage : _ k the service technician to allow moisture to evaporate , lf } ou want to clean the remo _ e water fl'om drain pump and hoses . See the basket , use a clean soft cloth dampened with liquid Installation ] nstructitms packed with product for detergent , then rinse . ( Do not use ha _ h or gritty infimnation on how to reinst ; tll the shipping rod to cleane _ . ) keep the tub stationa _ w when mox _ ng the washe _ : For more inlimnatitm , visit www . GEAppliances . com , Fill Hoses : Hoses ctmnecting washer to tmu'et o _ call 800 . GE.CARES ( 800.432.2 / 3 / ) . Do not store should be replaced every 5 _ eai _ . the washer where it will be exposed to the weather : Exteriorh : nmediately wipe off an } spills . X , \ qpe with LongVacationsB : e sure water supply is sh ut eli at damp cloth . T D not to hit surtitce with shaq ) objects , fitucets . Drain all water fl'om hoses if weather will be below fl'eezing . FabricCareLabels Below are fitbric care label " sxmbols " that affect the clothing you will be laundering . WASH LABELS Machine _ _ wash = Gentle / Do not wash Do not wring cycle . orea , , p . . . . . . . . t . P . res _ / delicate Hand wash wrinkle resistant Water • • • • • • temperature Hot W . . . . CoN / cool ( 50 ° C / 120 < ' F ) ( 40 < ' C / 105 ° F ) ( 30 < ' C / 85 < ' F ) DRY LABELS FOFqODN dry Do not dry Dry Normal Permanent Press / Gent ( e / Do not tumNe dry ( used with wrinkle resistant delicate do not wash ) . no , ® ® • setting High Medium Low No heat / air Pq instructions In the shade Line dry / Drip dry Dry flat hang to dry BLEACHLABELS SymuOtS Any bleach Dilly . . . . . . . hlorine bleach Do not bleach ( when needed ) ( when needed ) 10
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Before you call for service . . , www . GEAppliances . com Troubleshooting - tips Save time and money / . Review the charts on the following pages , or visit www . GEAppliances . com . Youmay not need to call for service . WATER Possible Causes What To Do Toomany suds Type of detergent • Switch to a lower sudsiug detergeut bi'aud aud fl ) llow instructions on package . Soft water • TIT less detergent . Too much detergent • Measure your detergeut careflllly . Use less soap if you have soft water ; a smaller load or a lightly soiled load . Water leaks Fill hoses or drain hose is • Make sure hose com _ ections are tight at faucets and improperly cmmected rubber washe _ are installed . Make sure end of drain hose is correcflv inserted in and secmed to drain ti _ cili _ , . The drain hose should be inserted into the washer and the collar or clip should be screwed in . Remove any kin ! < s fl'om the drain hose . Make sure that the hose com _ ection is not strained when the washer is l ) ushed close to the wall . Household dxaJn may be dogged • ( 3heck household i ) lumbing . You may need to call a plumbe _ : Cm _ stmlt water pressure to the fill • Tighten hoses at tile timcets and turn tile water off after hoses at the water source each use . • Check condition of the fill hoses ; they should be replaced eveP , ' 5 veaI _ . Using too much detergent ill • Use less detergeut . Use less soap if you ha ' _ e soil water , a washer smaller load or a lightly soiled load . Fill hoses , washers mid screens • Check that tile rubber washe _ and screens have been installed correctly : Fill hoses , washe _ and screens should be replaced eveI 3 ' 5 veaI _ . Overloading the washer • I , ooselv load clothes no higher than the top row of holes in the washer basket . The level ot the water should bej ust above the clothes . Watertemperature Cooler water temperatures provide • New laundry detergents have been fimnulated to seems incorrect ilnproved energy effidency work with cooler water temperatures without aflectiug wash i ) ei'tOilna uce , Control is not set properly • Check water temperature control ( on some models ) or Cycle knob and a ( ! just . Water supply is turned off • Turn both hot and cold timcets fifth ' on and make sm'e or improperly commcted hoses are comaected to correct taucets . Water valve screel _ s axe • Wtli'ii ( ) lc [ tile water SO / li'ce aud i'eul ( we tile water stopped up comaecfion hoses fl'om tile upl ) er back ot tile washe _ : Use a brush or toothpick to clean the screens in the machine . Recomaect tile hoses and turu tile water back on . House water heater is • Make sure house water heater is delivering water not set properly at 120 ° F - 140 ° F ( 48 ° C - 60 ° C ) . Water won't drain Drain hose is kilaked or • Straighten drain hose and make sure washer is not sitting improperly cmmected on it . • Top of drain outlet should be less than 8 It . ( 2.5 m ) above tlooi : 11
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Before you call for service . . . WATER Possible Causes What ToDo Waterfills anddrains Sipholfing * If your standpipe or drain fin " the washer is less than 3 atthesametime feet off the floo _ ; the water will drain ti'om the till ) while it is filling . I , ifiing the drain hose at least 3 teet off the floor will allow the wamr to remain in the till ) until tile i ) ump drains it out . The anti - siphon clip will lift the drain hose high enough to do this . The anti - siphon clip is included with the installation parts package tin " yore " washeI : " Another way siphoning can occm _ is if the standpipe is stttfl'ed with rags or other items that prevent air fl'om escaping with the water : _ dr flow is needed to break the suction . • Check to make sure only the straight part of tile drain hose is inserted into the'standi ) ipe ; no ribs of the drain hose should be in the standpipe or drain pipe . " The washer drain ii / llSt be 3 teet or inore off of the floor to prevent the washer fi'om draining during fill . If your washer drain is less than 3 teet above the floo _ ; use the anti - siphon clip shipi ) ed with yore " washer to attach the drain hose to the back of veto " washe _ ; The clip will hold the drain hose in place and ensure that the washer does not self = drain dm _ ing fill . See installation instructions fin . details . • Only the straight top portion ot the drain hose should be inserted into the drain . Inserting the ribbed section of the hose may create a siphon , and cause the washer to drain as it fills . " If the drain opening is excessively tight around tile drain hose , or if the opening arotmd the hose is closed with rags or other material , a siphon may occm ; and the washer will drain as it fills . To avoid this problem , ensure that there is open area around the end _ ffthe drain hose to allow air to flow into the drain as water is i ) umped out of the washe _ : OPERATION Possible Causes What To Do Washer pauses during This is normal • The washer max , pause durin , , _ the spin cycle to remoxe spin cycle soapy water inore efficiently . Washer won't operate Washer is unplugged • Make sure cord is i ) lugged securely into a working outlet . Water supply is turned off • Turn both hot and cold taucets flfllv on . Controls are not set • Check controls and inake sure Cycle knob is pulled out properly to ONposition . Lid is open - - safety feature • Close lid and reset c ) ' cle , to the beginning if necessma : . prevents agitation mad sphufing when lid is up Circuit breaJ _ er / fuse is • Check house circuit breake _ / fllses . Replace fllses or tripped / blown reset breaker : Washer should have separate outlet . PERFORMANCE Possible Causes What ToDo Colored spots Incorrect me of fabric • Check lid ) rio sottener package tin " instructions and tollow softener directions fin " using dispensex : " Pretreat stain and rewash . 12 Dye 1transfer • Sort whites or lightly colored items from dark colo _ .
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www . GEAppliances . com PERFORMANCE ( cent ) Possible Causes What To Do Grayedoryellowed Not enough detergent • Use iiloi'e detergent ( especiall ) with larger loads ) . Be clothes sure to fi _ llow detergent manufacturer's directions . Hard water • Use a water conditioner like Calgon brand or install a water sotienei ' , Water is not hot enough • Make sure water heater is delixering water at 120 ° F - 140 ° F ( 48 ° ( _ - 60 ° C ) . Washer is overloaded • Select h ) ad size t ( ) match clothes load . Detergent is not • Add detergent as wash basket fills with water beflwe dissolving xou load clothes . Dye lrmlsfer • Sort clothes 1 ) x colin : If lid ) tic label states wash separate / g , trustable dyes may be indicated . Lintor residue on Clothes are air or line dried • If _ ou do not ch T 3 ( mr clothes with a clothes dryer , your clothes clothes may retain more lint . Incorrect sorting • Separate lint produce _ fl'om lint collecto _ , _ aslahag too long • _ 4 ' ash small loads for a shorter time than larger loads . Detergent not dissolving • Add detergent as wash basket fills with water , befiwe xou load clothes . • Tr _ a liquid deter , ent • ] _ Jse waiinei " water teinl ) erattlre , Overloading • i , oad clothes no higher than the top row of holes in the washer basket . • Make sure load size selected matches clothes load size . S ) o " " " " Incorrect use of fabric softener • Check thbric _ ( flener package tO _ instructions and tollow directions fiw usino , _ dispensei : Pilling Result of normal wear on • X , _ qfile this is not caused b ) the washeI ; you can slow the poly - cotton blends and pilling process by washing gmments inside out . fuzzy fabrics Snags , holes , team , rips Pins , snaps , hooks , sharp • Fasten snaps , hooks , buttons and zippei _ . or excessive wear buttons , belt buckles , • Remme loose items like pins , objects in pockets zippers and shm'p objects and shaq ) buttons . left in pockets • Turn knits ( which snag easily ) inside out . Undiluted chlorine bleach • Check bleach package instructions for proper amomm • Nexer add tmdiluted bleach to wash or allow clothes to come in contact with tmdiluted bleach . Chemicals like hair bleach • Rinse items that may haxe chemicals on them heft ) re or dye , pennmmnt wave washin , solution Wrinkling Improper sorting • Axoid mi _ ng heavy items ( like work clothes ) with light items ( like bhmses ) . • Tr _ a lid ) tic soflenei : Overloading or • I , oad xour washer so clothes haxe enough rooln incorrect water level to moxe freely with water coxering all of the clothes . Incorrect wash and • Match Cxcle selection to the _ ' pe of rid ) tic ) ou are dry cycles washim , . _ ( especiall ) fiw eas ) care loads ) . Repeated washing in • " _ ' % ash in wama or cold water : 1 _ water that is too hot
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Before you call for service . . . NOISE Possible Causes What To Do Washeris noisy Washer is uneven = ' To level the ti'ont ofthe washer , a _ ! just the front leveling legs by rotating the individual leg in the proper direction fin " up or down . To level back of washe _ ; lilt back ot machine 4 " ( 11 cm ) and set down . Washer load is • Push the Cycle knob in to stop the washe _ ; open the lid unbalanced and redistribum the load evenly . Close the lid and restart . Shipping rod is still assembled • To remove shil ) l ) ing rod ti'om washei ; i ) ull yellow tag and in unit attached rod ti'om the bottom right hand side of washer . Washer is sitting too close • Pull washer away li'om the wall ; about 4 " ( 11 cm ) is to wall ( causes knocking needed . during cycle ) Whistle or knock during fill • Nomml sounds ( huing fill include the water filling in through the house I ) lumbing . _ s the water pressure goes up and down , a knock or hammer can develop . Make sure the wamr laucets are fllllv turned on . Clmfldng or clm _ kh _ g " Many washe _ haxe features such as pulse agitation and pauses during rinse and spin lot reduced clothes wear and to reduce likelihood of soap residue . These short pauses of less than 1 minute are nomml and will reduce clothing wear and increase water extraction . Sounds such as a metallic knock , double knock or metallic chink occur when the washer transitions fl'om a stop or paused state to running or spinning . They occur several times per wcle after speed changes or pauses . Nomml sounds during fill include the sound of water flowing through your household pipes . Additionally , a knock or hammering so / ind ulay also occ / li " when the washer water \ : dyes mrn off . To reduce this noise , make sure that the washer fill lilucets are flllly opened . ' _ Y ) ur washer will pause between the \ ; arious wash , rinse , spin and drain portions of the wash wcle . It may also pause during agitation if a Pulsed Agitation c ) ' cle is selected . Sounds such as metallic knocl < s or clinking may occur during these transitions fl'om running to stopped or from stopped to running . Thev may also occur il your machine changes speeds or brakes during a wash cycle . OTHER Possible Causes What To Do Labels on the exterior Occasionally the adhesive " Use a hair ( hyer set at the lowest heat setting , directing of the washer will not used on the labels does the air at the label fin " a short amount of time . This will peel off cleanly not release demfly release the adhesive easily , without damaging the stu _ hce ot the washer . / 4
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GEWasher Warranty . All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers , Staple your receipt here . or an authorized Customer Care ® technician . Toschedule service , Proof of the original purchase on - line , 24hours a day , visit us at www . GEAppliances . com , date is needed to obtain service or call 800 . GE.CARES ( 800.432.2737 ) . under the warrantF For The Period Of . " We Will Replace : OneYear Anypart of the _ z _ sl _ ex " which fidls due to a defect in materials or workmanship . During this Fromthe date of the full one - year warranty , we will also provide , free of charge , all labor and related se _ Mce to replace originalpurchase the defective part , Secondthrough The transmission , suspension rod and spring assemblyif any of these parts should fifil due to a deibct FifthYear in materials or workmanship . GE will also replace the washer lid or cover , it they should rust Fromthe date of the under operating conditions . During this additional four - year limited warranty , you will be originalpurchase responsible fin " any labor or related service costs . Secondthrough The washer tub , if it should fldl due to a detect in materials or workmanship . During this TenthYear additional nine - year lim # ed warranty , you will be responsible fin " anv labor or related service costs . Fromthe date of the originalpurchase Secondthrough The washer basket if it should fidl due to a defect in materials or workmanship , During this TwentiethYear additional nineteen - year limited warranty , you will be responsible fi ) r any labor or related Fromthe date of the service costs . originalpurchase What Is Not Covered : • Service trips to your home to teach you how to use • Damage to the product caused by accident , fin'e , floods or acts of God . the product . • Improper installation , delivery or makatenmace . • Incidental or consequentiaJ damage caused by possible defects with this applimace . • Failure of the product if it is abused , misused , or used for other thma the intended purpose or used • Defects or damage due to operation ha freezing commercially . temperatures . • Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit • Damage caused after delivery . breakers . • Products wbich are not defective or broken , or which are workhag as described in the Owner's Manual . Thiswarrantyis extendedto theowinal purchasearndanysucceedingownerforproductspurchasedforhomeusewithintheUSA . InAlaska , the warrantyexcludesthecostofshippingorservicecallstoyourhome . Somestatesdonotallowtheexclusionor h _ nitatioonf incidentaol rconsequentbdl amagesT . hiswarrantygivesyouspecificlegalwhts , andyou mayalsohaveotherwhts whichvan / fromstatetostate . ToknowwhatyourlegalWhtsare , consultyourlocalorstateconsumearffaksofficeor yourstate # AttorneyGeneral . Warrantor : GeneralElectricCompanyL . ouisville , KY40225 15
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ConsumerSupport . GEAppliancesWebsite www . GEAppliances . com Have a question or need assistance with your appliance ? Try the GE Appliances Website 24 hotu _ a day , any day of the year ! For greater convenience and faster selMce , you can now download Owner's Manuals , order parts , cat ; dogs , or even schedule service ondine . You can also " _ sk Our Team of EN ) erts . . . . . . yotlr qtlestions , and so II / rich II / ore . . . ScheduleService www . GEAppliances . com Expert ( ; E repair seis : ice is onlx one step away fl'om your dooi : Get on - line and schedule vc , ur service at your conxenience 24 hom _ am ( lm of the _ ear ! Or call 800 . GE . ( _ AI _ ES ( 800.432.2737 ) during n { mnal business hom _ . RealLifeDesignStudio www . GEAppliances . com GE supports the / ! nivei _ al Design concept - - products , services and environments that can be used by people of all ages , sizes and capabilities . _ , \ ' e recognize the need to design fi ) r a wide range of ph ) : sical and mental abilities and impaim _ ents . For details of GE's Univei _ al Design applications , including kitchen design ideas fin " people with disabilities , check out our _ , Vebsim today . For the hearing impaired , please call 800 . TDD.GEAC ( 800.833.4322 ) . Extended Warranties www . GEAppliances . com Purchase a ( ; E extended warrant _ and learn about special discounts that are a _ ailable while ) our warranty is still in effect . YOtl can purchase it on - line an ) time , or call 800.626.2224 during natural business horus . ( ; E ( _ onsumer Home Serxices will still be there after } our warrant } , expires . PartsandAccessories www . GEAppliances . com Individuals qualified to seI _ ' ice their own appliances can have parts or accessories sent directly to their homes ( VISA , MasterCard and Discover cards are accepted ) . Order on - line today , 24 hom _ eveia ' day or by phone at 800.626.2002 during natural business hom _ . Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user . Other servicing generally should be referred to qualified service personnel . Caution must be exercised , since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation . ContactUs www . GEAppliances . com If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from ( ; E , contact us on our _ . Vebsite with all the details including your phone ntlIllbeI ; oI " write to : General Managei ; Customer Relations GE Appliances , Appliance Park I , ouisville , KY 40225 RegisterYourAppliance www . GEAppliances . com Register your new applim _ ce on - line - - - at your convenience ! Timelx , l _ r ° ( luct registration , will allow fin " enhanced communication and prompt service under the temps of your warranty , should the need arise . You mm also mail in the pre - printed registration card included in the I ) ackin ' " _ material . Printed in the United States
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