Kenmore 417.4191 SERIES Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Guía de Uso y Cuidado
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Español / Français
Models/ Modelos / Modèles: 417 .4191*
Kenmore
Compact Washer
Lavadora Compacto
Laveuse Compact
* = Color number, número de color, le numéro de couleur
P/N 132901490A (1502)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Ho man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.kenmore.com
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3
www.sears.ca
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For best results, a lower-sudsing, HE High E ciency
Detergent made for front loading washers must
be used.
Para obtener mejores resultados, una baja espuma,
H.E. Alta e ciencia de detergentes para lavadoras de
carga hizo frente debe ser utilizado.
Pour de meilleurs résultats, et un bas niveau de
mousse, un détergent haute-e cacité HE conçu pour
les laveuses à chargement frontal doit être utilisé.

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  • Page 1 English / Español / Français Pour de meilleurs résultats, et un bas niveau de mousse, un détergent haute-e cacité HE conçu pour les laveuses à chargement frontal doit être utilisé. Models/ Modelos / Modèles: 417 .4191* Kenmore ® Compact Washer Lavadora Compacto Laveuse Compact * = Color number, número de color, le numéro de couleur...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Record Model/Serial Numbers WARNING Please read all instructions before using this appliance. The model and serial numbers of your washer are found on the serial plate located inside the door opening. Record and retain these numbers. Recognize safety symbols, words and labels Model Number __________________________ Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk type as...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING To reduce the risk of re, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this washer, comply with the basic warnings listed below. Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries. You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow these Important Safety Instructions: PREVENT FIRE PROTECT CHILDREN •...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS PREVENT INJURY PREVENT INJURY AND DAMAGE TO THE APPLIANCE • To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the operation, the washer must be installed and electrically washer: grounded by a quali ed service person in accordance •...
  • Page 5: Warranty / Protection Agreement

    For warranty coverage details to obtain free repair or replace- your new product. Here’s what the Agreement* includes: ment, visit the web page: www.kenmore.com/warranty • Parts and labor not just for repairing defects, but to help This warranty applies for only 90 DAYS from the sale date in the keep products operating properly under normal use.
  • Page 6: Features

    Features LED Display Control Lock Laundry Product Dispenser Drawer Door Latch with Safety Lock Door Striker Inner glass with small article redistribution ramp Stainless Steel Wash Drum Cascading Pump Filter Wash Vanes Cleanout Adjustable Leveling Legs As an ENERGY STAR ®...
  • Page 7: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions POWER Button Favorites Button Soil Level Button Cycle Selection Cycle Options / Cycle Status Display START/PAUSE Button This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on every model. Console shown above for reference only.
  • Page 8 Operating Instructions Steam Cycle Selection Specialty Cycle Selection To scroll through the steam cycles, continue to press the To scroll through the specialty cycles, continue to press the Steam Cycles icon. The selected cycle will be shown in the Specialty Cycles icon. The selected cycle will be shown in text display.
  • Page 9 Operating Instructions Cycle Settings tap supply to achieve a precise cold temperature. Use For best results this setting for lightly soiled non-colorfast items, knits, delicates, and hand washables. Follow the fabric care label instructions on items to Eco Cold be washed. Wash and rinse temperatures are equivalent to temperature of cold tap supply.
  • Page 10 Operating Instructions Other Features control lock Extra Rinse default cycle count down/ indicator key combination delay start timer Delay Start status display door lock chime on/o indicator Favorites control lock key combination key combination Favorites After some time of initial usage, the washer will automatically remember the 3 most used cycles with their settings and options.
  • Page 11 Operating Instructions Washer Settings Table These Temperatures, Spin Speeds, Soil Levels and Options are available with the following cycles: Steam Cycles Specialty Cycles Wash Temp Sanitize Warm Cold Eco Cold Spin Speed High Medium No Spin Soil Level Extra Heavy Heavy Medium Light...
  • Page 12: Normal Operating Sounds

    Operating Instructions Normal Operating Sounds You may or may not hear the following sounds from your new washer: A. DRAIN HOSE The washer has a exible drain hose to carry water from the washer to the stand pipe of your home.
  • Page 13 Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer 4 Add laundry load to washer. WARNING o reduce the risk of re, electric shock or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating your washer. Sort laundry into loads that can be washed together.
  • Page 14 Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer, continued Add laundry products to the dispenser compartments. For best results Use a low-sudsing, high e ciency detergent to prevent oversudsing in front load washers. Look for this symbol on the detergent label: Detergent, liquid chlorine bleach and liquid fabric soft- ener will be dispensed at the proper times in the cycle.
  • Page 15: Bleach Compartment

    Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer, continued Other Wash Products Liquid Chlorine Bleach • If desired, add liquid chlorine bleach to the compartment. Color-safe bleach, water conditioner, detergent booster • DO NOT ll above the maximum ll line. and enzyme products may be added with the detergent. Put only liquid additives with liquid detergent and pow- •...
  • Page 16 Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer, continued 6 Select the appropriate cycle and settings for the load. • If changes to the settings or options are attempted • Press the POWER button to turn on the unit. after the cycle starts, you will hear several beeps •...
  • Page 17: Stain Removal Guide

    Stain Removal Guide Safe Stain Removal Procedures WARNING To reduce the risk of re or serious injury to persons or prop- HARMFUL VAPOR HAZARD erty, comply with the basic warnings listed below: Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other •...
  • Page 18 Stain Removal Guide Stain Removal Suggestions STAIN TREATMENT Adhesive tape, chewing gum, Apply ice. Scrape o excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with rubber cement prewash stain remover or non ammable dry cleaning uid. Baby formula, dairy products, Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains.
  • Page 19: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventive) To help prevent odors, mold or mildew, leave the door open for a few hours after use or whenever the washer is not in use. CAUTION ENTRAPMENT and TIP-OVER HAZARD Do not leave the door open if there are small children or pets present.
  • Page 20: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Performing Manual Drain In the event the washer will not drain under its own power due to a power outage or clogged drain pump you can drain the water left in the drum manually. CAUTION BURN HAZARD Do not attempt to manually drain the drum if it is full of hot water.
  • Page 21 Care and Cleaning Other Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventive) Cleaning Dispenser Drawer Area NOTE Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the dispenser drawer. Residue should be removed once or twice a month. • Remove the drawer by pulling the drawer out until it stops. •...
  • Page 22 Care and Cleaning Inside Cleaning (Aggressive) In cases where the clean washer cycle along with care and cleaning of rubber gasket folds isn’t done, and severe odor, mold, mildew, or residue buildup have developed, follow the cleaning procedure below to help alleviate the problem. CLEANING PROCEDURE - Washer Drum Ensure the wash tub is empty (or no clothes load).
  • Page 23 Care and Cleaning Outside Routine Cleaning • When washing is completed, wipe top and sides of washer with a damp cloth. Turn water faucets o to prevent pressure build-up in the hoses. • Clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty or abrasive cleansers •...
  • Page 24: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Common Washing Problems Many washing problems involve poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage. For satisfactory washing results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Blue stains...
  • Page 25 Solutions to Common Problems Common Washing Problems, continued PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Wrinkling • Overloading the washer. • Reduce load size. • Do not overload washer. • Incorrect wash cycle for • Rinse in cold water with liquid •...
  • Page 26: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Service Prevention Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION NOISE...
  • Page 27 Solutions to Common Problems Service Prevention Checklist, continued OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION WATER Water collects in folds of This is a result of the washing action and is the bellows at the end of part of the normal operation of the washer. the cycle.