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® Whi l ol 1 _ Appliances TWOSPEED AUTOMATIC WASHERS Use & Care Guide LAVADORAS AUTOMATICAS DEDOS VELOCIDADES Manuai de Uso y Cuidado LAVE . LINGE AUTOMATIQUEAS DEUXVITESSES Grade d utflisatlon et d entretlen Table of Contents / [ ndice / Table des matibres . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Models / Modelos / Mod61es : 3XGSC9455 3XLBR8543 3XLSQ7533 3XLBR5432 8315979
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TABLEOF CONTENTS TABLEDESMATIERES WASHER SAFETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 SI = CURIT I _ DU LAVE - LINGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 PARTS AND FEATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Pli : CES ET CARACTI _ RISTIQUES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 WASHER USE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 UTILISATION DU LAVE - UNGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Understanding Washer Cycles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Comprehension des programmes de lessive . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Loading . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Chargement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Normal Washer Sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Sons norrnaux du lave - linge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Starting Your Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Mise en marche du lave - linge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 Washer Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Symboles du lave - linge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Selecting a Cycle end Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 S _ lection d'un programme et de la durkeede lavage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Rinse and Spin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Rin _ age et essorage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Drain and Spin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Vidange et essorage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Adding Liquid Chlorine Bleach . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Ajout d'eau de Javel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Adding Uquid Fabric Softener . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Ajout d'assouplissant liquide de tissu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 Self - Cleaning Unt Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Filtre h charpie autonettoyent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 WASHER CARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 ENTRETIEN DU LAVE - LINGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Cleaning Your Washer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Nettoyage du lave - linge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Water Inlet Hoses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Tuyaux d'alimentation d'eeu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 Vacation , Storage and Moving Care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Preparation avant des vacancea , un d _ mL = nagement ou un TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 entreposage hivemal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 DI _ PANNAGE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 ASSISTANCE OU SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 INDICE SEGURIDAD DE LA LAVADORA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 PIEZAS Y CARACTER | SllCAS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 FUNCIONAMIENTO DE LA LAVADORA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Para comprender los ciclos de lavado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Cbmo cargar la lavadora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Sonidos normales de la lavadora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Puesta en marcha de su lavadora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Simbolos de la lavadora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Cbmo seleccionar un ciclo y tiembo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Aclarado y centrifugado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Desag0e y centrifugado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 C6mo agragar la lejia liquida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Cbmo agregar el suavizante liquido de tejidos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Filtro autolimpiable de pelusa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 CUIDADO DE LA LAVADORA . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Limpieza de su lavadora . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Mangueras de admisibn del agua . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Cuidado durante las vacaciones , el almaoenamiento y las mudanzas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 SOLUCI6N DE PROBLEM . aS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 . AYUOA O SERVICIO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 2
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WASHERSAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important . We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance . Always read and obey all safety messages . This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others . All safety messages will fol ; ow the safety alert symbol and either the word " DANGER " or This is the safety alert symbol , " WARNING . " These words mean : You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately follow instructions , You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions . All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is , tell you how to reduce the chance of injury , and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed . IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING : To reduce the risk of fire , electric shock , or injury to persons when using the washer , follow basic precautions , includingthe following : • Read all instructions before using the washer . • Do not allow children to play on or in the washer . Close supervision of children is necessary when the washer is • Do not wash articles that have been previously used near children . cleaned in , washed in , soaked in , or spotted with gasoline , dry - cleaning solvents , other flammable , • Before the washer is removed from service or discarded , or explosive substances as they give off vapors remove the door or lid . that could ignite or explode . • Do not reach into the washer if the drum , tub or agitator • Do not add gasoline , dry - cleaning solvents , or is moving . other flammable , or explosive substances to the • Do not install or store the washer where it will be wash water . These substances give off vapors exposed to the weather . that could ignite or explode . • Do not tamper with controls . • Under certain conditions , hydrogen gas may be produced in a hot water system that has not been • Do not repair or replace any part of the washer or used for 2 weeks or more . HYDROGEN GAS IS attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended EXPLOSIVE . If the hot water system has not in this Use and Care Guide or in published user - repair been used for such a period , before using the instructions that you understand and have the skills to washing machine , turn on all hot water faucets carry out . and let the water flow from each for several • See Installation Instructions for grounding requirements . minutes . This will release any accumulated • If the supply cord is damaged , it must be replaced by hydrogen gas . As the gas is flammable , do not the manufacturer or its service agent or a similarly smoke or use an open flame during this time . qualified person in order to avoid a hazard . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 3
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PARTSANDFEATURES This manual covers several different models . The washer you have purchased may have some or all of the parts and features listed below . 1 . Control panel Other features your washer may have 2 . Model and serial number label Self cleaning lintfilter 3 . Liquid fabric softener dispenser t CLEANTOUCH TM control panel 4 . Agitator XTRA ROLL ACTION TM PLUS agitator 5 . Lid DURASMOOTH TM white porcelain basket 6 . Liquid chlorine bleach dispenser t Extra rinse selector 7 . Basket 8 , Tub _ On some models Control panel Synthetks Load Size _ Temperature _ End of Cycle Signal Handshables Delicates o Wa @ 4
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, , i , , , Loading WASHERUSE For rated load capacity , refer to the model and serial label / plate , located on your washer as shown in " Parts and Features . " Loading suggesHons Understanding Washer Cycles For these suggested full - sized loads , set the LOAD SIZE selector to the highest load size setting , When the Cycle Control knob is set to a number and pulled out , the washer fills ( to the selected load size ) before agitation and SUPER CAPACITY PLUS WASHERS timing start . The washer begins agitating immediately after filling ; agitation occurs with the washer lid down . Heavy Work Clothes During agitation , the agitator creates a continuous reliever action 1 coverall 3 pair pants ( on some models ) that provides a thorough cleaning of the wash 1 overall 3 shirts load . 4 pair jeans Delicates 3 camisoles 2 bras 1 quilted robe 2 nighties 4 slips 1 baby's dress 4 panties Towels After agitation starts , the Cycle Control knob turns clockwise until 10 bath towels 14 wash cloths it points to an OFF area and the cycle ends . 10 hand towels 1 bath mat NOTE : The washer pauses briefly throughout each cycle . These pauses are normal for washer operation . Mixed Load 3 double sheets 2 shirts WASH RINSE 4 pillowcases 2 blouseserchiefs 8 T - shirts 8 handk 6 pair shorts 1 . Fill _ . _ 1 . Fill EXTRA LARGE CAPACITY WASHERS Heavy Work Clothes 2 pair pants 3 pair jeans selected 3 shirts 1 coverall time _ _ _ 2 . Wash _ 2 . Rinse Dellcates 3 camisoles 2 bras 4 slips 2 nighties No agitation No agitation 4 panties 3 . Drain ' _ 3 . Drain Towels 8 bath towels 10 wash cloths 8 hand towels 1 bath mat rinse Mixed Load 4 . Spin _ ] 4 . Spin - Spray 2 double sheets or 6 pair shorts 1 king size sheet ( s ) 2 shirts 4 pillowcases 2 blouseserchiefs 6 T - shirts 6 handk _ 5 . Spin NorTn : Wl asherSounds t The Synthetics / Permanent I m I 6 . Off Your new washer may make sounds your old one didn't . Because presscycle partiallydrains , the sounds might be unfamiliar , you may be concerned about fills , agitatesbdefly , and drains . them . These sounds are normal . U During washing When you select a small load size setting , your washer has a lower water level . This can cause a clicking sound from the upper part of the agitator . Dudng drain If water is drained quickly from your washer ( depending on your installation ) , you may hear air being pulled through the pump during the end of draining . After drain and before spin When the cycle changes from draining to spinning , you may hear gears engaging .
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• Items should move easily through the wash water . Overloading can cause poor cleaning , • To reduce wdnkling of permanent press clothes and some synthetic knits , use a large load size to provide more space ( see step 5 ) . 2 . ( OPTIONAL ) Pour measured liquid chlorine bleach into the liquid chlorine bleach dispenser ( on some models ) . Bleach will be diluted automatically during the wash part of the cycle . Fire Hazard Never place items in the washer that are dampened with gasoline or other flammable fluids . • Never use more than 1 cup ( 250 mL ) for a full load . Use less with a smaller load size . No washer can completely remove oil . • Follow the manufacturer's directions for safe use . Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of • To avoid spilling , use a cup with a pouring spout . Do not oil on it ( including cooking oils ) . let bleach splash , drip , or run down into the washer basket . Doing so can result in death , explosion , or fire . • Use only liquid chlorine bleach in this dispenser . NOTE : On models _ a bleach dispenser , see " Adding Liquid Chlorine Bleach . " 3 . ( OPTIONAL ) Pour measured liquid fabric softener into the liquid fabric softener dispenser ( on some models ) . Softener is added automatically during the rinse portion of the cycle . Electrical Shock Hazard Dilute liquid fabric softener by filling the dispenser with warm Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet . water until liquid reaches the crossbar in the opening . Do not remove ground prong . • Do not spill or ddp any fabric softener on the clothes . Do not use an adapter . • Use only Liquid fabric softener in this dispenser . 0o not use an extension cord . NOTE : On models _ a fabric softener dispenser , see Failure to follow these instructions can result in " Adding Liquid Fabric Softener . " death , fire , or electrical shock . 4 . Close the washer lid . 5 , Turn the LOAD SIZE selector to the correct setting for your wash load and the type of fabric being washed . 1 . Measure detergent and pour it into the washer , If desired , add powdered or liquid color safe bleach . Add extra detergent for the Super Wash cycle . • Choose a load size that allows the load to move freely for best fabdc care . See " Loading " . • You may change the load size selection after the washer has started filling by turning the selector to a different Drop a sorted load of clothes loosely into your washer . setting . Load evenly to maintain washer balance . Mix large and small items . 6
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6 . Set the TEMPERATURE selector to the correct setting for the Adding bleach to models without a bleach dispenser type of fabric and soils being washed . Use the warmest water If desired , add measured liquid chlorine bleach after the washer safe for fabric . Follow garment label instructions . starts agitating . Pour diluted bleach around the agitator , not directly on the load . Undiluted bleach will damage any fabric it Your washer uses automatic temperature control ( on some touches . ( See " Adding Liquid Chlorine Bleach . " ) models ) to maintain a uniform water temperature by regulating the incoming hot and cold water . This helps Adding softener to models without a fabric softener eliminate undissolved detergent and ensures consistent dispenser cleaning results . The cold wash is regulated at approximately If desired , add measured liquid fabric softener to the final rinse 75 ° F ( 24 ° ( 3 ) by adding small amounts of hot water during the water . Always dilute fabric softener with _ , _ to t cup ( 125 to cold fill . The warm wash is maintained at approximately 250 mL ) cup of warm water . Undiluted fabric softener can stain 100 ° F ( 38 ° C ) . fabrics . ( Sea " Adding Liquid Fabric Softener . " ) NOTE : Make sure that both the hot and cold water taps are fully turned on or the automatic temperature control feature will not work properly . The control panel of your washer contains symbols . Refer to the Water Temp Use For chart below for a definition of those symbols . Symbols Symbols Hot Whites and pastels 111 ° F ( 44 ° C ) Heavy and greasy soils Small Load Hand Washables or above Warm Bright colors 90 ° - 110 ° F Moderate to light soils ( 32 ° - 43 ° C ) Large Load • _ • Super Wash " : 9 : - Cold Colors that bleed or fade 70 ° - 90 ° F Light soils Cold Wash ( 21 ° - 32 ° C ) Temperature i , 111 , . . . . . . . NOTE : In wash water temperatures colder than 70 ° F Warm Quick Wash ( 21 ° C ) , detergents do not dissolve well . Soils can be difficult • | a to remove . Some fabrics can retain wear wrinkles and have Temperature - ; O _ R increased pilling ( the formation of small lint - like balls on the surface of garments ) . Hot Prewash 7 . ( OPTIONAL ) Some models have an EXTRA RINSE selector . Temperature _ _ _ For an additional rinse and spin at the end of a wash cycle , set the EXTRA RINSE selector to ON . On some models , the Extra Rinse feature is part of the cycle . Temperature _ Rinse 8 . ( OPTIONAL ) Some models have an END OF CYCLE fSIGNAL ( 3 IIHm mHHmH selector . Set the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL selector to ON i you want your washer to alert you when the wash cycle is complete . The signal is helpful when you are washing items On r - - _ - - Extra Rinse that should be removed from the washer as soon as the cycle I mmmmm = lu iiiii _ mll ends . 9 , Push in the Cycle Control knob and turn it clockwise to the wash cycle you want . Reduce the wash time when using a © o . @ Spin small load size setting . See " Selecting a Cycle and Time . " Buzzer @ Slow Spin Cotton Cool Down Pull out the Cycle Control knob to start the washer . To stop or restart your washer Pull Start a To stop the washer at any time , push in the Cycle Control Synthetics _ 3 _ ) Push Stop knob . = To restart the washer , close the lid ( if open ) and pull out the Cycle Control knob . Delicates 7
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Synthetics / Permanent Press cycle This cycle starts with high - speed agitation and then steps down Selecting a Cycle and Time to Iow - spead agitation for cleaning permanent press blends and This section describes the available wash cycles and will help synthetic fabrics . To minimize wrinkling , this cycle features a you make the best cycle selections for your wash loads . Each cool - down rinse and a low - speed final spin . Select 6 to 10 cycle is designed for different types of fabric and soil levels . minutes of wash time , depending on your model , to clean lightly to moderately soiled loads . • The washer pauses briefly throughout each cycle . These pauses are normal . Refer to " Normal Washer Sounds " to Delicates cycle learn more about the sounds you may hear during a wash This cycle features low - speed agitation for gentle soil removal cycle . from delicate items and washable knits . Low spin speeds minimize wrinkling . Select 3 to 9 minutes of wash time , = Refer to " Understanding Washer Cycles " to learn what depending on your model , to clean lightly to moderately soiled happens during a wash cycle . loads . NOTE : This manuel covers several different washer models . The Hand Washables cycle washer you have purchased will not have all of the cycles This cycle features a sedes of brief , low - speed agitations and described . short soaks to gently clean speelel - care items . Low spin speeds minimize wrinkling . Wash small loads . If items appear to be floating ( due to trapped air ) , stop the washer by pushing in the Cycle Control knob , Push items down into the washer . Restart the washer . Quick Wash cycle This cycle features low - speed agitation for gentle soil removal , while providing high spin speeds to shorten drying times . Select this cycle for small loads of lightly soiled items that you need in a hurry . Soak cycle This cycle features brief periods of agitation and soak time to remove heavy soils and stains that need pretreatment . Use warm water when soaking laundry . Hot water can set stains . Use the amount of detergent or presoak additive recommended by the manufacturer . When the Soak cycle ends , add detergent and start a new wash cycle . Prewash cycle Heavy cycle This cycle features e brief pedod of high - speed agitation to help This cycle features high - speed agitation followed by brief periods remove heavy soils and stains that need pretreatment . Use warm of low - speed agitation for cleaning sturdy fabrics and heavily water for prewashing stained laundry . Hot water can set some soiled loads that need maximum soil removal . Salect Super Wash stains . After the Prewash cycle ends , add detergent and select a or Regular depending on whether your load is moderately or new wash cycle . heavily soiled . For improved cleaning , use twice the amount of detergent recommended for a wash cycle . The Heavy cycle features Extra Rinse as part of the cycle . Rinse and Spin Cotton cycle When using extra detergent for heavily soiled clothes , or washing This cycle features high - speed agitation followed by a brief special - care items , you may find an extra rinse and spin is period of low - speed agitation for cleaning cottons and linens . needed . High spin speeds shorten drying time . Select 6 to 15 minutes of wash time , depending on your model , for loads that are 1 . Push in the Cycle Control knob and turn it elockwise to any of moderately or heavily soiled . For lightly soiled loads , use the the Rinse settings . shortest time setting . 2 . Pull out the Cycle Control knob . The washer fills to the Super Wash - Select the Super Wash setting to wash heavily selected load size , agitates , drains , and spins . soiled loads that need maximum soil removal . Use twice the NOTE : An EXTRA RINSE option is available ( on some models ) . amount of detergent recommended for a wash cycle . See " Starting Your Washer . " Drain and Spir A drain and spin may help shorten drying times for some heavy fabrics or special - care items by removing excess water . 1 . Push in the Cycle Control knob and turn it clockwise to any of the Spin settings . 2 . Pull out the Cycle Control knob . The washer drains , then spins .
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Adding Liquid Chlorine Bleach WASHERCARE Always measure liquid chlorine bleach . Do not guess . Never use more than 1 cup ( 250 mL ) for a full load . Follow manufacturer's directions for safe use . Use a cup with a pouring spout to avoid spilling . Cte ing YourWasher 1 . Let the washer fill and begin agitating the load . Cleaning the extedor 2 . Add bleach to the wash cycle so it can be removed in the Use a soft , damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills such as rinse cycle . Pour bleach around the agitator , not directly on detergent or bleach . Occasionally wipe the outside of your the load . washer to keep it looking new . • Follow directions on the care labels . Do not use chlorine Cleaning the interior bleach on wool , silk . spandex , acetates , or some flame - Clean your washer interior by mixing 1 cup ( 250 mL ) of chlorine retardant fabrics . bleach and 2 cups ( 500 mL ) of detergent . Pour this into your • When soaking with chlorine bleach , add detergent to washer and run it through a complete cycle using hot water . soak water . Repeat this process if necessary . NOTE : Undiluted bleach will damage any fabric it touches . The NOTE : Remove any hard water deposits using only cleaners damage appears as rips , holes , tears , or color loss and may not labeled as washer safe . show up until several washings later . Cleaning the liquid fabric softener dispenser Flush dispenser periodically with warm water , as shown . Remove the dispenser by grasping the top of the dispenser with both hands and squeezing and pushing upwards with thumbs . Clean Always dilute fabdc softener with ½ to 1 cup ( 125 to 250 mL ) the dispenser by rinsing it under a water faucet . Replace it after warm water . Undiluted fabric softener can stain fabrics . cleaning , • Add diluted fabric softener only in the final rinse . NOTE : Do not wash clothes with this dispenser removed . Do not add detergent or bleach to this dispenser ; it is for liquid fabric Fabric softener should not be mixed with other laundry softener use only . products . Greasy stains can form . To remove greasy stains , wet the stain and rub with liquid detergent or a bar of soap . Rewash . • Too much fabric softener can make some items ( diapers and towels ) nonabsorbent . If this happens , use less fabric softener , or do not use it every time . Your washer has a self - cleaning lint filter at the bottom of the basket . Wash and rinse water flow over the filter during agitation , separating the lint from the water . The lint spins out of the system during the spin part of the cycle . If your washer drains into a tub , remove any tint collected in the tub or strainer . 9
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Wa ( , er5 : le Hoses TROUBLESHOOTING Replace inlet hoses after five years of use to reduce the risk of hose failure . Periodically inspect and replace inlet hoses if Rrst try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid bulges , kinks , cuts , wear or leaks are found . the cost of a service call . . . When replacing your inlet hoses , mark the date of replacement on the label with a permanent marker • Washer won't fill , rinse or agitate = Check the following : Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet ? Install and store your washer where it will not freeze . Because Is the indicator on the Cycle Control knob properly lined up some water may stay in the hoses , freezing can damage your with a cycle ? Turn the Cycle Control knob to the right slightly washer . If storing or moving your washer during freezing weather , and pull to start . winterize it . Are the water inlet valve screens clogged ? Non - uce or vacation care Operate your washer only when you are at home . If you we , be on Are both the hot and cold water faucets turned on ? vacation or not using your washer for an extended period of time . Is the water inlet hose kinked ? you should : l Does the water level seem too low , or does the washer = Unplug washer or disconnect power . appear to not fill completely ? . • Turn off the water supply to the washer . This helps avoid The top of the agitator is much higher than the highest water accidental flooding ( due to a water pressure surge ) while you level This creates a perception that the washer is not filling are away . completely , This is normal , To winterize washer = Is the lid open ? 1 . Shut off both water faucets . The lid must be closed during operation . 2 . Disconnect and drain w _ erinlethoses . Washer • tops 3 . Put I quart ( 1 L ) of R . V . - type antifreeze in the basket . 4 . Runwasheronadrainandspinsstting ( see " DrainandSpin " ) • Check the fallowing : for about 30 seconds to mix the antifreeze and water . Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong outlet ? 5 . Unplug washer or disconnect power . Is the indicator on the Cycle Control knob properly lined up To use washer again with a cycle ? Turn the Cycle Control knob to the right slightly 1 . Flush water pipes and hoses . and pull to start . 2 . Reconnect water inlet hoses . Are the water inlet valve screens clogged ? 3 . Turn on both water faucets . Are both the hot and cold water faucets turned on ? 4 . Plug in washer or reconnect power . Is the water inlet hose kinked ? 5 . Run the washer through a complete cycle with I cup ( 250 mL ) of detergent to clean out antifreeze . m Is there power at the plug ? Check your electrical source or call an electrician . = Has a fuse blown or is the circuit breaker open ? If problem continues , call an electrician . Are you using an extension cord ? Do not use an extension cord . Is the washer in a normal pause in the Synthetics / Permanent Press ( or Hand Washables ) cycle ? The washer pauses for about 2 minutes in the Synthetics / Permanent Press cycle . Allow the cycle to continue . The Hand Washables cycle ( on some models ) features periods of agitation and soak . Is the washer overloaded ? Wash smaller loads . Washer won't drain or spin • Is the drain hose clogged , or the end of the drain hose more than 72 inches ( 183 cm ) above the floor ? See the Installation Instructions for proper installation of drain hose . • Is the lid open ? The lid must be closed during operation . 10
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Is there excessive sudsing ? Ag . atoroperation Always measure detergent . Follow manufacturer's directions . , , , , , , , , , If you have very soft water , you might need to use less • The top of the agitator is loose , or moves in only one detergent . direction . Is your voltage low ? This is normal . Check your electrical source or call an electrician . Do not use an extension cord . Dispensers clogged or bleach leaking Washer continues to fill or drain , or the cycle seems stuck • Did you follow the manufacturer's directions when adding detergent and fabric softener to the dispensers ? Is the top of drain hose lower than the water level in Measure detergent and fabric softener . Carefully pour into the washer ? dispensers . Wipe up all spills . The top of the hose must be higher than the water level in the Dilute fabric softener in the fabric softener dispenser . washer for proper operation . See the Installation Instructions . Did you put powdered or color - safe bleach in the liquid Does the drain hose fit too tightly in the standpipe , or is it chlorine bleach dispenser ? taped to the standpipe ? Add powdered or liquid color - safe bleach directty to the The drain hose should be loose yet fit securely . Do not seal basket . Do not use the chlorine bleach dispenser for color - the drain hose with tape . The hose needs an air gap . See the safe bisash . Installation Instructions . Load too wet Washer makes noise • Did you use the fight cycle for the load being washed ? • Is the load balanced and the washer level ? Select a cycle with a higher spin speed ( if available ) . The wash load should be balanced and not overloaded . • Did you use a cold rinse ? The washer must be level . The front feet should be properly Cold rinses leave toads wetter than warm rinses . This is installed and the nuts tightened . Reset the rear leveling legs normal . ( if needed ) . See the Installation Instructions . Did you completely remove the yellow shipping strap with Residue or lint on load cotter pins ? See the Installation Instructions . • Did you sort properly ? Are the gears engaging after the drain and before spin , or Sort lint givers ( towels , chenille ) from lint takers ( corduroy , is the upper part of agitator clicking during wash ? synthetics ) . Also sort by color . These are normal washer noises . • Did you overload the washer ? The wash load must be balanced and not overloaded . Lint Washer leaks can be trapped in the load if overloaded . Wash smaller loads . • Check the following : Check the following : Was paper or tissue left in the pockets ? Are the fill hoses tight ? Are the fill hose washers properly seated ? Is the drain hose clamp properly installed ? See the Did you use enough detergent ? Follow manufacturer's Installation Instructions . directions . Use enough detergent to hold the lint in the water . • is the sink or drain clogged ? Is your water colder than 7O ° F ( 21 ° C ) ? Wash water colder Sink and standpipe must be able to handle 17 gallons ( 64 L ) than 7O ° F ( 21 ° C ) may not completely dissolve the detergent . of water per minute . • Is water deflecting off the tub ring or the load ? Stains on load Center the tub before starting the washer . Did you follow the manufacturer's directions when adding The wash load should be balanced and not overloaded . The detergent and fabric softener ? fill or spray rinses can deflect off the load . Measure detergent and fabric softener . Use enough detergent The washer must be level . The front feet should be properly to remove soil and hold it in suspension . installed and the nuts tightened . Reset the rear leveling legs Dilute fabric softener and add to the rinse portion of a cycle ( if needed ) . See the Installation instructions . only . Do not drip fabric softener on clothes . • Check household plumbing for leaks . • Is there above average iron ( rust ) in water ? You may need to install an iron filter . Washer basket is crooked • Did you properly sort the load ? Sort dark clothes from whites and lights . = Was the washer basket pulled forward during loading ? The wash load should be balanced and not overloaded . Push • Did you unload the washer promptly ? the basket to the center before starting wash . To avoid dye transfer , unload the washer as soon as it stops . • Is the load balanced and the washer level ? The wash toad should be balanced and not overloaded . The washer must be level The front feet shoutd be properly installed and the nuts tightened . Reset the rear reveling legs ( if needed ) . See the installation Instructions . • The washer basket moves while washing . This is normal . 11
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Load is wrinkled ASSISTANCEORSERVICE • Did you unload the washer promptly ? . Unload the washer as soon as it stops . Before calling for assistance or service , please check m Did you use the right cycle for the load being washed ? " Troubleshooting . " It may save you the cost of a service call . If Use the Synthetics / Permanent Press cycle or another cycle you still need help , contact the dealer from whom you pumhased with low spin speeds ( if available ) to reduce wrinkling . the washer , or a Whirlpool designated service company . n Did you overload the washer ? . When calling , please know the purchase date and the complete The wash load must be balanced and not overloaded . Loads model and seriat number of your appliance . This information will should move freely during washing . help us to better respond to your request . a Was the wash water warm enough to relax wrinkles , or If you need replacement parts are you using warm rinses ? If you need to order replacement parts , we recommend that you If safe for the load , use warm or hot wash water . Use cold only use FSP ® factory specified parts . These parts witl fit right rinse water . and work dght because they are made with the same precision Are the hot and cold water hoses reversed ? used to build every new WHIRLPOOL ® appliance . Check to be sure the hot and cold water hoses are connected To locate FSP replacement parts in your area : to the right faucets . See the installation Instructions . Contact the dealer from whom you purchased the washer , or a Whirlpool designated service company . Load is tangled or twisted • Did you overload the washer ? . The wash load must be balanced and not overloaded . Loads should move freely during washing . • Did you wrap items around the agitator ? Drop items loosely into the washer . Do not wrap items around the agitator . Gray whites , dingy colors • Did you properly sort the load ? Dye transfer can occur when mixing whites and colors in a load . Sort dark clothes from whites and lights . • Was the wash temperature too low ? . Use hot or warm washes if safe for the load . Hot water should be at least 111 ° F ( 44 ° C ) to clean heavy or greasy soils . Did you use enough detergent , or do you have hard water ? . Use more detergent for washing heavy soils in cold or hard water . n Are the hot and cold water hoses reversed ? Check to be sure the hot and cold water hoses are connected to the right faucets . See the installation Instructions . Garment damage Check the following : Were sharp items removed from pockets before washing ? Empty pockets , zip zippers , snap or hook fasteners before washing . Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling ? Were items damaged before washing ? Mend rips and broken threads in seams before washing . Did you overload the washer ? • The wash $ oadmust be balanced and not overloaded . Loads should move freely during washing . Did you properly add chlorine bleach ? Do not pour chlorine bleach directly on load . Wipe up bleach spirts . Undiluted bleach will damage fabrics . Did you follow the manufacturer's care label instructions ? 12
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