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Special Washer Features
SAFETY
UD
LOCK
Washer will fill and agitate while lid
is open. However,
it will not go into
spin cycle unless lid is closed.
As a
safety precaution
during spin in each
cycle,
the lid will
AUTOMATI-
CALLY LOCK to help prevent chil-
dren from reaching
into the wash
tub.
The lid will unlock
approxi-
mately
1 to 2 minutes
after end of
spin.
If required,
the lid may be
opened during spin cycle by pushing
in Cycle Selectorknob.
Lidlock will
release
after approximately
1 to 2
minutes.
SELF-CLEANING
LINT FILTER
Washer lint filter does not require
cleaning after each load. Lint col-
lected during washing and rinsing is
automatically flushed away during
spin cycle. If washer is drained into
sink or laundry tub, remove lint that
may have collected
in drain or
strainer.
DYNAMIC
BALANCE
SYSTF'M
If wash load becomes anbalanced,
washer compensates
and reduces
spin speed to complete cyclLe.Items
may ix: damper than normal at end
of cycle.
To spin clothes drier,
rearrange load, push Cycle Selector
knob in, turn to right to + SPIN
ONLY, close lid and pull out Cycle
Selectorlmob.
Care of Special Fabrics
GLASS
FIBER
ITEMS
Some people
are very sensitive
to
glass fibers and develop
a skin rash
after
contact
with
fibers.
Do not
wash glass fiber items in washer.
For best results, follow instructions
on care label. Most labels today sug-
gest "Hand
Wash--Drip
Dry."
Do not
dry glass
fiber
items
in
dryer.
KNITS
Man-made
acrylic,
polyester,
and nylon knits:
• Use warm
water,
cold rinse and
Knits ! Delicate cycle.
• Bleach
wi_either
chlorine
or
oxygen-type
bleach
as
needed,
following
care label.
• Some man-made
knits have a ten-
dency
to "pill"
(small
bails of
fibers on surface of fabric). Turn
garments
inside
out
before
laundering
or place them in mesh
bag.
• Dry small loads. Eollow manufac-
turer's
instructions.
• Allow garment
to complete
dry-
ing
cycle,
including
automatic
cool down period
before
end of
cycle.
• Remove
items
from dryer
when
tumbling
stops
to help
prevent
wrinkling."
COTTON
KNITS
• Use hot or warm wash and warm
or
cold
rinse,
Cotton
Sturdy
cycle.
• Check
care
label
before
using
bleach;
add
fabric
softener
to
rinse,
if desired.
• When
drying
small
loads,
add
several
dry bath towels.
• Remove
from
dryer
while slightly
damp.
• Reshape
and
finish
drying
on flat
surface.
PLASTICS
Soft pliable plastics such as shower
curtains,
window curtains,
mattress
covers,
tablecloths
without
back-
ings, children's
bibs, foam rubber,
etc. can be machine laundered.
Stiff
items such as place mats should be
wiped with damp cloth rather
than
placed in washer.
To wash:
• Select Knits/Delicate
cycle.
• Use warm wash and warm or cold
rinse.
• When
washing
shower
curtains
streaked
with soap, do not add
detergent
to
wash.
Use
water
conditioner
instead.
To dry:
* Use Air Fluff for 20 minutes.
• Add one or two bath towels to ab-
sorb moisture
and help tumbling
action.
SHEER
CURTAINS
Most
sheer
curtains
are made
from
nylon
or polyester
fibers
which
re-
quire
special
attention
to
prevent
permanently
set wrinkles.
To wash:
-
• Wash in small loads to ;allow cur-
tains
room
to move
freely
in
washer.
• Use of liquid
detergent
is sug-
gested.
• Use: warm wash, cold rinse.
• Use Knits/Delicate
cycle.
To dry:
• Use Knits / Delicate cycle.
• Turnl:le for 30 to 35 minutes.
• Remove
immediately
to
avoid
wrinkling.
SLIPCOVERS
Many slipcovers now have a perma-
nent
press
finish
and
should
be
laundered
frequently
in warm water
with a cold rinse.
To wash:
• Use Perm Press cycle.
• Select warm wash, cold rinse.
To dry:
• Use Automatic Fabric Care heat
settir,glless dry.
• Remove
from
dryer
while
still
slightly damp.
• Place
on furniture
aad
smooth
int:o shape so they dry smooth and
tight.
WOOLENS
Not all woolefis_re
n-
washable. Some
woolens
have a special
finish
or
fibe:r blend which makes it possible
to machine wash and[ dry them. Gar-
ments with this special finish will be
labeled
as "Machine
Wash
and
Dry."
Follow
garment
manufac-
turer'!;
recommendations
on care
labels
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