RCA WRW2505K Use And Care Manual page 20

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WNNKLING
IN
PEMANENT PRESS
AND "NO-IRON"
ITEMS
POSSIBLE
CAUSEAND=MEDY
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* RelaMtionshrinhge canoccurin knitfabricsthathavebeenimproperlystretched
andelongatedbythe manufacturer. W henthisoccurs,garmentmaybe pressedback
intoshapeaftereachwashanddry cycle.
@ Progressiveor delayedshrinkageis causedwhenstarchor sizing(in somefabrics)
is graduallyremovedbylaundering. M aybe noticedin older garmentsthathavebeen
washedmanytimeswithout p revious shrinkage. T reatas forRelaxation Shrinkage above.
~$hr~nkage causedby overheating occursin certainknitfabricsthathavebeenheat-
shaped.Whenwashing,dryingor ironingtemperaturesexceedthetemperaturesused
to shapeset, shrinkagemayoccur.Thiscannotbe corrected,but it canbe preventedby
washingin coolor warmwater;dryingon Lowor Delicateheat.
@ Leavingclothesin dryeraftertumblingstops.Removeandhangclothesimmediately.
@ Toomanyclothesin dryer.Dryonlyonewasherloadat a time.Do notcombineloads.
~Improperloads.AvoidlaunderingheavyPermanentPress items,suchas work
clothes,with lighterPermanentPress itemssuchas shirtsor blouses.Do notwash
PermanentPress withregularlaundry.
@ Toomanyclothesin washer.PermanentPress loadsshouldalwaysbe smallerthan
regularloads. . .no morethanmediumloadsto giveclothesroomto movefreely.
@ Incorrectwashand dry cycles.Use PermanentPressWashcyclewhichprovidesa
cooldownrinseto minimizewrinkling.Alsouse PermanentPress Dry cycle.
@ Incorrectwaterlevel.UseHighWaterLevelfor MediumLoad, MediumLevelfor
SmallLoad.
@ Repeatedwashingin too hotwater.Washin cold or warmwaterwithplenty
of detergent.
~Accumulation of lime scaledueto use of carbonatedetergents.If youmustuse a
non-phosphate detergent,avoidthe use ofhigh-carbonate-built detergent.
@ Failureto use fabricsoftener.Properusewill minimizewrinkling.
Toremovewrinkles:
1. Retumbleon "PermanentPress" setting.
2. Rerinseand dry on "PermanentPress" setting.
3. If unsuccessful,retumbleon highheatfor 10to 12minutesand hangimmediately.
4. Iron carefully.
5. Sendto dry cleanersfor pressing.
6. Somewrinklesmayremainwhichcannotbe removed.

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