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Care And Cleaning; Regular Cleaning - Kenmore Elite 796.3142 Use & Care Manual

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WARNING:
Care Guide, including the Important Safety Instructions, before operating this washer.

REGULAR CLEANING

Proper care of your washer can extend its life. The outside
of the machine can be cleaned with warm water and a
mild, nonabrasive household detergent.
Immediately wipe off any spills with a soft, damp cloth.
IMPORTANT: Do not use solvents, cleaning alcohols, or
similar products. Never use steel wool or abrasive cleaners
because they can damage the surface.
Use a towel or soft cloth to wipe around the washer lid
opening and lid glass.
Always remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle
is complete. Leaving damp items in the washer can cause
wrinkling, color transfer, and odor.
If the washer will not be used for an extended period of
time and is in an area that could be exposed to freezing
temperatures, perform the following steps to protect the
washer from damage.
Turn OFF the water supply.
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Disconnect hoses from water supply and drain water
2
from hoses.
Plug the power cord into a properly grounded electrical
3
outlet.
Add 1 gallon of nontoxic recreational vehicle (RV) an-
4
tifreeze to the empty tub and close the lid. NEVER use
automotive antifreeze.
5
Unplug the power cord, dry the tub interior with a soft
6
cloth, and close the lid.
Remove the inserts from the dispenser. Drain any water
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in the compartments and let them dry.
Store the washer in an upright position.
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To remove the antifreeze from the washer after
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storage, run a complete EXPRESS WASH cycle using
detergent. Do not add laundry to this cycle.

CARE AND CLEANING

To reduce the
Failure to follow this warning can cause seri-
Leave the Lid Open
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