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EN FRONT LOAD WASHER
FR LAVEUSE Á CHARGEMENT FRONTAL
ES LAVADORA DE CARGA FRONTAL
USE & CARE GUIDE
GUIDE D'UTILISATION ET D'ENTRETIEN
GUÍA DE USO Y CUIDADO
A11200102 April 2018

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   Summary of Contents for Electrolux 300 SERIES

  • Page 1 USE & CARE GUIDE EN FRONT LOAD WASHER GUIDE D’UTILISATION ET D’ENTRETIEN FR LAVEUSE Á CHARGEMENT FRONTAL GUÍA DE USO Y CUIDADO ES LAVADORA DE CARGA FRONTAL A11200102 April 2018...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Please read and save Table of contents this guide Finding Information ....... 2 Thank you for choosing Electrolux, our Safety ........... 3 premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commit- Features ..........6 ment to customer satisfaction and product Operating Instructions ......
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Important Safety Instructions Definitions Safety Precautions This is the safety alert symbol. It is DO NOT attempt to install or operate used to alert you to potential personal your unit until you have read the safety injury hazards. Obey all safety messages precautions in this manual.
  • Page 4 Safety • DO NOT continue to use the washer if WARNING you hear squeaking, grinding, rubbing or other unusual noises. This could be FIRE/ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD a sign of mechanical breakdown and Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. DO lead to fire or serious injury. Contact a NOT use an adaptor plug or extension qualified technician immediately.
  • Page 5 Safety Prevent Injury And Damage To The Washer To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the washer: • All repairs and servicing must be performed by an authorized service technician unless specifically recom- mended in this Use & Care Guide . Use only authorized factory parts.
  • Page 6: Features

    Operating your washer ......8 Settings Chart - 600 Series Washer .16 Adding Laundry Products ....10 Cycle Selection ........17 Settings Chart - 300 Series Washer .13 Cycle Settings .........18 Settings Chart - 400 Series Washer .14 Cycle Options ........19 Settings Chart - 500 Series Washer .15...
  • Page 7 This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on every model. Consoles shown above for reference only. Your model may differ. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 8: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Operating your washer WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons, read the Important Safety Instructions in this Use & Care Guide before operating your washer. WARNING CAUTION RISK OF INJURY ENTRAPMENT and TIP-OVER HAZARD DO NOT wash water resistant and wa- DO NOT leave the door open if there are ter repellent clothing or other materials.
  • Page 9 PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 10 10 Operating Instructions Adding Laundry Products Laundry Product Dispensers Product dispenser - three compartment dispenser (300 Series) Detergent - Liquid or Powder Liquid Bleach Liquid Fabric Softener Product dispenser - Adaptive Dispenser™ (400, 500, and 600 Series) Detergent Pack Without Detergent...
  • Page 11 Operating Instructions Adding Laundry Detergent to the Adding Laundry Detergent to Three Compartment Dispenser the Adaptive Dispenser™ Liquid or Powder Detergent Liquid Detergent • Use the cap or scoop provided by the • Use the cap or scoop provided by the detergent to add recommended amount detergent to add recommended amount of detergent.
  • Page 12 • Use of a fabric softener-dispensing ball is may be added with detergent. not recommended in front load washers. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 13: Controls And Settings

    Controls and Settings Settings Chart - 300 Series Washer These temperature, spin speeds, soil levels and options are available with the following cycles: CYCLE SELECTIONS temp   warm    cold     soil heavy ...
  • Page 14 Controls and Settings Settings Chart - 400 Series Washer These temperature, spin speeds, soil levels and options are available with the following cycles: CYCLE SELECTIONS temp    warm      cold     ...
  • Page 15    PODS ®         = Available selections. = Factory presets. = Non-modifiable presets. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 16    PODS ®         = Available selections. = Factory presets. = Non-modifiable presets. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 17 Controls and Settings Cycle Selection fast wash (400 Series model) Quickly wash a small, lightly soiled load Press the power button to turn on the in 20 minutes. unit. Then, turn the cycle selector in either fast wash (500 Series model) direction or press the cycles button (de- Quickly wash a small, lightly soiled load pendent on model) to scroll to the desired...
  • Page 18 If the cycle is inter- rupted while the water is heating, the final temperature of the wash water may be lower and sanitation may be reduced. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 19 Controls and Settings Spin Speed and accidental exposure of delicate mate- rial to excess heat or unexpected steam, Max (on select models), high, medium the sanitize, perfect steam and all and low (on some models) spin speeds stain treatment options will need to be are available for each cycle.
  • Page 20 Use this feature to reduce the likelihood of accidental operation by chil- dren. Washer cycles will not run when Control Lock is activated. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 21 Controls and Settings Eco Indicator NOTE The eco symbol will light up on For step-by-step instructions on door the LED display to indicate that reversal, refer to the Installation Instruc- the selected combination of temperature, tions supplied with this washer. spin speed and options are eco friendly.
  • Page 22: Stain Removal Guide

    22 Stain Removal Guide Stain Removal WARNING Procedures HARMFUL VAPOR HAZARD To reduce the risk of fire or serious injury to DO NOT use or mix liquid chlorine persons or property, comply with the basic bleach with other household chemicals warnings listed below: such as toilet cleaners, rust removers, •...
  • Page 23 Stain Removal Guide Stain Removal Suggestions STAIN TREATMENT Adhesive tape, gum, Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain down on paper towels. Sat- rubber cement urate with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid. Baby formula, dairy Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains. Soak products, egg for 30 minutes or more.
  • Page 24: Care & Cleaning

    24 Care & Cleaning Inside Routine Cleaning WARNING (Preventative) HARMFUL VAPOR HAZARD To help prevent odors or humidity accu- DO NOT use or mix liquid chlorine mulation leave the door open with the door bleach with other household chemicals stand ventilation feature (on select models) such as toilet cleaners, rust removers, for a few hours after use or whenever the acid or products containing ammonia.
  • Page 25 Care & Cleaning 3. Remove the detergent cup and top 4. Rinse the drawer and inserts with cover from the dispenser drawer. hot tap water to remove traces of accumulated powders and liquids. 4. Remove the bottom cover from the Large amounts of fabric softener resi- dispenser drawer.
  • Page 26 26 Care & Cleaning Inside Cleaning IMPORTANT (Aggressive) See Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventa- In cases where clean washer cycle tive) for future cleaning maintenance along with care and cleaning of rubber which is necessary to avoid repeating gasket folds isn’t done, and severe odor issues.
  • Page 27 Care & Cleaning Outside Routine Winterizing Instructions Cleaning 1. Turn off water supply faucets. • When washing is completed, wipe top 2. Disconnect hoses from water supply and sides of washer with a damp cloth. and drain water from hoses. Vacuum out each water supply inlet with a •...
  • Page 28 Care & Cleaning Water Inlet Hose Reconnecting Water Inspection Supply and Electrical Periodically inspect all water inlet hoses IMPORTANT for water leaks, wear, cuts, corrosion and bulges. Replace all hoses, if any sign of When reinstalling the washer after dis- the above is visible.
  • Page 29: Solutions To Common Inquiries

    Solutions to Common Inquiries Normal Operating Sounds You may or may not hear the following sounds from your new washer: A. DRAIN HOSE The washer has a flexible drain hose to carry water from the washer to the stand pipe of your home.
  • Page 30 30 Solutions to Common Inquiries Common Washing Inquiries 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...
  • Page 31 Solutions to Common Inquiries PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Pilling • Pilling is normal with • Use a lint brush or • Use fabric softener synthetic and perma- shaver to remove pills. in washer to lubri- (Fibers nent press fabrics. This cate fibers.
  • Page 32 • Remove wash load immediately upon cycle completion. • Pour one cup liquid chlorine bleach in standpipe; let remain a day and flush with water. PODS is a registered trademark of Procter & Gamble Company, Cincinnati OH, used under license by Electrolux. ®...
  • Page 33: Before Calling

    Before Calling Before Calling 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 mate- rials in this washer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION NOISE Please refer to “Normal Operating Sounds”...
  • Page 34 34 Before Calling OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Washer does not • Electrical power cord may • Make sure plug fits tightly in wall start not be plugged in or con- outlet. nection may be loose. • House fuse blown, circuit •...
  • Page 35 Before Calling OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Warm or hot wa- • Hot water heater is set too • Measure hot water temperature at ter is not hot low or is a distance from nearby faucet with candy or meat enough washer.
  • Page 36: Warranty Information

    For the applicable warranty period as set forth below, as measured from your original date of pur- chase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materi- als or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.
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