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Whirlpool Personal Valet PVBM600LY0 User Manual

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How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call 1-866-MYVALET
or visit our website at www.personalvalet.com
8527278B

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  • Page 1 ® ® Owner’s Manual How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call 1-866-MYVALET or visit our website at www.personalvalet.com 8527278B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS A NOTE TO YOU ..............3 CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY..........4 Electrical Requirements..........6 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CLOTHES VITALIZER..7 START-UP OVERVIEW ............9 FABRICS NOT RECOMMENDED ........10 ACCESSORIES ..............11 Hanging Accessories ..........11 Tensioning Accessories ..........12 Optional Accessories ..........13 Optional Accessory Kits..........14 LOADING ................15 Suit Coat &...
  • Page 3: A Note To You

    A NOTE TO YOU Your Clothes Are Ready When You Are! Your WHIRLPOOL ® PERSONAL VALET ® clothes vitalizing system is a breakthrough in home fabric care that gets your clothes ready-to-wear in about 30 minutes (RegularCare cycle). The clothes vitalizer uses a two-stage process (except for the GENTLEDRY™...
  • Page 4 Safety Please read and follow all Safety messages before using your clothes vitalizing system.
  • Page 5: Clothes Vitalizer Safety

    CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 6 CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY (cont.)
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY (cont.) Electrical Requirements WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock. 120-volt, 60-Hz., AC-only, 15- or 20-ampere fused electrical supply is required.
  • Page 8 Start-up How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system...
  • Page 9: Getting To Know Your Clothes Vitalizer

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CLOTHES VITALIZER 1. Exterior vent 2. Staging hooks 3. Hanger bar 4. Collection basin cover 5. Interior vent 6. Formula container 7. Draping bar indentations 8. Model/Serial Number label Accessories Included: 2 Clothes Hangers 2 Pant Hangers 1 Draping Bar 8 Heavy Clips 4 Light Clips...
  • Page 10: Control Panel

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CLOTHES VITALIZER (cont.) Control Panel Cycle Selections Dry only cycle Lights indicate which stage the cycle is in Time Remaining lights show Selects audible Starts or cancels the time left in the cycle signal a cycle Formula Container Nozzle Pack Nozzle...
  • Page 11: Start-Up Overview

    START-UP OVERVIEW Before using your clothes vitalizer, remove all packaging materials. Read the entire Owner’s Manual and watch the Use and Care video located in the accessory box inside the clothes vitalizer. You will find important safety information and operating instructions. WARNING Explosion Hazard Use approved formula only.
  • Page 12: Fabrics Not Recommended

    START-UP OVERVIEW (cont.) Stopping Your Clothes Vitalizer During the drying stage of the cycle: During the misting stage of the cycle: 1. Open the door. This will interrupt the cycle in progress. 1. Press the START/CANCEL button to cancel the cycle. 2.
  • Page 13: Accessories

    Accessories How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system...
  • Page 14: Hanging Accessories

    ACCESSORIES Hanging Accessories - What they are and how they are used NAME USED WITH WHAT IT DOES HOW TO USE VISUAL Logo faces front Clothes Hanger Shirts, blouses, Hangs clothes Shirts/blouses that button are draped over the Clothes with Grips coats, jackets and provides Hanger and then buttoned.
  • Page 15: Tensioning Accessories

    ACCESSORIES (cont.) Tensioning Accessories NAME USED WITH WHAT IT DOES HOW TO USE VISUAL Heavy Clip: Squeeze the handles of the clip to open and insert the Weight Clips Provides vertical Cotton, clothing between the pads. Heavy Clip tension to virtually (gray) heavyweight all types of...
  • Page 16: Optional Accessories

    ACCESSORIES (cont.) Optional Accessories - Sold Separately in Accessory Kits NAME USED WITH WHAT IT DOES HOW TO USE VISUAL Provides best Place the opening of the Hanger Extender over the oval Hanger Increases the performance on head on the Clothes Hanger. Extender width of the men’s sizes:...
  • Page 17: Optional Accessory Kits

    ACCESSORIES (cont.) Optional Accessory Kits There are several optional accessories you can purchase for your clothes vitalizer that gives you more flexibility in loading your clothes. To order any of the following accessory kits, call 1-866-MYVALET, visit our website at www.personalvalet.com or go to any retail store that sells the PERSONAL VALET ®...
  • Page 18: Loading

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  • Page 19 LOADING Your clothes vitalizer is designed for daily use by being able to handle an outfit at a time. Although your clothes vitalizer can handle up to three articles of clothing, best performance is achieved when no more than two articles of clothing are loaded. Maximizing space around the clothes whenever possible allows the formula to circulate between the clothes, which improves performance.
  • Page 20: Suit Coat & Jacket

    LOADING ( Suit Coat & Jacket VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION WRINKLED Select your Look at the Determine 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Select Select Typical results clothes care label on how wrinkles and wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle to expect after...
  • Page 21: Pants & Slacks

    LOADING ( Pants & Slacks VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION WRINKLED Look at the Consider how 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Select Select Select your Typical results care label on the clothes and wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle clothes...
  • Page 22: Shirts - Button Up

    LOADING (Shirts - Button Up) VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION WRINKLED Select your Look at the Consider how 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Select Select Typical results and wrinkles and collect them now. clothes care label on the clothes formula cycle...
  • Page 23: Polo Shirts & Knits - Non-Button Up

    LOADING (Polo Shirts & Knits - Non-button Up) FORMULA EXPECTATION VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED CYCLE WRINKLED Select Select your Look at the Consider how 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Select Typical results formula cycle clothes care label on the clothes and wrinkles and collect them now.
  • Page 24: Blouses - Non-Button Up

    LOADING (Blouses - Non-button Up) VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION WRINKLED Look at the Consider how 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Select Select Select your Typical results wrinkles and collect them now. care label on the clothes formula cycle...
  • Page 25: Skirts

    LOADING (Skirts) VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION WRINKLED Look at the Consider how 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Select Select Select your Typical results wrinkles and collect them now. care label on the clothes formula cycle to expect after clothes...
  • Page 26: Dresses Or Long Skirts

    LOADING (Dresses or Long Skirts) FABRIC FORMULA EXPECTATION VIEW ACCESSORIES REQUIRED CYCLE WRINKLED Select Select your Look at the Consider how Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Select Typical results wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle clothes care label on the clothes to expect after You have 2 options for dresses:...
  • Page 27: Sweaters

    LOADING (Sweaters) FABRIC FORMULA EXPECTATION VIEW ACCESSORIES REQUIRED CYCLE WRINKLED Select Select Select your Look at the Consider how 1. Select the appropriate accessory based upon fabric Typical results care label on the clothes and wrinkles and collect it now. formula cycle clothes...
  • Page 28: Shorts

    LOADING (Shorts) FORMULA EXPECTATION VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED CYCLE WRINKLED Select your Look at the Consider how 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Select Select Typical results wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle clothes care label on the clothes to expect after 2.
  • Page 29: Formula

    Formula How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system...
  • Page 30 FORMULA WARNING Explosion Hazard Use approved formula only. Do not use any flammable liquids. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or explosion. Before running your first cycle on the clothes vitalizer or filling the formula containers, apply the formula identification labels that were included with the PRESIVA* formula starter kit.
  • Page 31 FORMULA (cont.) Removing the Formula Container Remove the container by holding the cap on the container and pulling toward you. Filling the Formula Container 1. Place container on a flat surface. DO NOT hold the formula container by the white nozzle pack as it will come off. 2.
  • Page 32: Cycle Selection

    Cycle Selection How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system...
  • Page 33 CYCLE SELECTION Four cycles are available on your clothes vitalizer. The cycle you choose determines the amount of formula dispensed and the cycle time. RegularCare Cycle HeavyDuty Cycle QUICKCARE™ Cycle GENTLEDRY™ Cycle RegularCare is the standard cycle you will use to The GENTLEDRY™...
  • Page 34 CYCLE SELECTION (cont.) Use this guide as a quick reference when selecting a cycle. FABRIC TYPE CYCLE FORMULA Crisp or Soft Heavy Duty After laundering or Heavy wrinkles in • 100% cotton, linen or double-knit polyester • If it is the dominant fabric in a blend After wearing Crisp or Soft RegularCare...
  • Page 35: Maintenance

    Maintenance How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system...
  • Page 36 Replace the filter with a Replace the nozzle pack container from the white nozzle pack. securely with two fingers Whirlpool Brand approved by pushing the pack clothes vitalizer. Empty Twisting the nozzle pack and pull the old filter off. filter by pushing the new...
  • Page 37: Frequently Asked Questions

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Will the Personal Valet ® clothes vitalizer clean (dry-clean) my clothes? It will not remove spots and stains, however our studies have found that the majority of clothes that go to the dry cleaners do not have visible spots and stains on them.
  • Page 38 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (cont.) On which fabrics should I use the Crisp and Soft formulas? The Crisp formula gives a neat, crisp feel to cotton and linen fabrics. You might use it on cotton clothing to which you want to give some form and substance.
  • Page 39 T rouble shooting How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system...
  • Page 40: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid a service call. PROBLEM SOLUTION POSSIBLE CAUSE No formula was dispensed during Nozzle may be clogged. See “Maintenance” section for clearing a clogged nozzle. the misting cycle. Did not use tensioning accessories. Add tensioning accessories.
  • Page 41 TROUBLESHOOTING (cont.) PROBLEM SOLUTION POSSIBLE CAUSE This is normal. Different sounds are During the misting stage of a cycle, you will hear a spraying sound. During the drying stage you will hear a low hum coming from the fan. In between stages is a dwell time in which a coming from the pulsing sound from the fan may be heard.
  • Page 42: Assistance Or Service

    • Features and specifications on our full line of appliances. To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, • Installation information. you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. • Use and maintenance procedures.
  • Page 43: Warranty

    This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state or province to province. Outside the 50 United States, this warranty does not apply. Contact your authorized Whirlpool dealer to determine if another warranty applies.