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Operation Overview; Basic Wash Cycle - GE GFWS1700H Technical Service Manual

Front load washer
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Basic Wash Cycle

NOTE: See Component Locator Views for
Cycles, temperatures and features may vary
depending on the model.
After a load is placed in the wash basket, the user
opens the dispenser drawer and positions the
detergent selector for the type of detergent to be
used.
Detergent is added to the detergent compartment.
Detergent is added to the prewash compartment
only if the prewash cycle is selected.
NOTE
with water when the PRE WASH option is selected
on the control.
If desired, add a measured amount (1/3 cup or less)
of bleach into the bleach compartment.
If desired, add the recommended amount of fabric
softener in the fabric softener compartment and
After adding laundry products, slowly close the
dispenser drawer.
The user presses the POWER button to activate the
display. If the display is active, press the POWER
button to put the washer into standby mode.
Rotate the cycle knob to the desired wash setting.
When selecting Whites, Colors/Normal, Active Wear,
or Delicates cycles, the following control default
settings can be changed:
EXTRA RINSE
PRE WASH
SOIL LEVEL
SPIN SPEED
WASH TEMP
Select EXTRA RINSE and PRE WASH options. Use the
SIGNAL button to change the volume level of the
end of cycle signal.
Select the SOIL LEVEL to increase or decrease wash

Operation Overview

of the cycles. Follow the fabric manufacturer's care
label when selecting spin speed.
Select the WASH TEMP to adjust the proper water
temperature for the wash cycle. Follow the fabric
manufacturer's care label when selecting wash
temperature.
Press START/PAUSE to start the wash cycle. Each
time the washer starts, a wake up routine is
initiated:
1. The door locks.
2.
directions.
3. The door unlocks.
4. The door locks.
5.
Water Fill
Wash Water Temperature
needed, the control board will cycle the water valves
(water tempering) to achieve the target wash water
temperature selected. Water tempering only occurs
during the main wash cycle.
Tap Cold:
– 26 –
Cold water valve energized.
Tap cold never involves water tempering.
Water temperature determined by supply
temperature.
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