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Caring For Your Washer - Whirlpool LLR9245BQ1 Use And Care Manual

Two speed automatic washer with hand washables cycle
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Caring for Your Washer
Proper care of your washer can extend its life. This section explains how to care for your
washer properly and safely.
Cleaning
your washer
Exterior
Interior
Wipe up detergent, bleach,
and other spills with a soft,
damp cloth or sponge as
they occur. Occasionally
wipe the outside of the
washer to keep it looking
like new.
Do not put sharp or metal
objects in your washer.
They can damage the finish.
Check all pockets for pins,
clips, money, bolts,
nuts, etc. Do not lay these
objects on your washer after emptying
pockets.
Clean interior with 1 cup (250 mL) of chlo-
rine bleach mixed with 2 cups (500 mL) of
detergent. Run washer through a complete
cycle using hot water. Repeat process if
necessary.
NOTE:
Remove hard water deposits using
cleaners labeled as washer safe only.
Winter
storage
or moving
care
Install and store your washer where it will not freeze. Because some water may stay in the
hoses, freezing can damage your washer. If storing or moving your washer during freezing
weather, winterize it.
To winterize washer:
To use washer again:
1.
Shut off both water faucets.
1.
Flush water pipes and hoses.
2. Disconnect and drain water inlet hoses.
2. Reconnect water inlet hoses.
3.
Put 1
quart
(1L) of R.V.-type antifreeze in
3. Turn on both water faucets.
the basket.
4. Reconnect power supply cord.
4. Run washer on a drain and spin setting
(see page 8) for about 30 seconds to mix
5. Run the washer through a complete cycle
the antifreeze and water.
with 1 cup (250 mL) of detergent to clean
out antifreeze.
5. Unplug the power supply cord.
Non-use
or vacat.ion
care
You should operate your washer only when
you are at home. If you will be on vacation
or not using your washer for an extended
period of time, you should:
l
Unplug the power supply cord or turn off
l
Turn off the water supply to the washer.
This helps avoid accidental flooding (due
to a water pressure surge) while you are
away.
electrical power to the washer.
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