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Washer Symbols - Whirlpool 3XLSQ8000 Use And Care Manual

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6. Select a wash temperature with the WASH TEMPERATURE
selector. The selections are color-coordinated with the cycles
on the Cycle Control knob so you can select a water
temperature that matches the type of fabric and soils being
washed. Follow garment label instructions.
Your washer uses automatic temperature control (on some
models) to maintain a uniform water temperature by
regulating the incoming hot and cold water. This helps
eliminate undissolved detergent and ensures consistent
cleaning results. The cold wash is regulated at approximately
75°F (24°C) by adding small amounts of hot water during the
cold fill. The warm wash is maintained at approximately
100°F (38°C).
NOTE: Make sure that both the hot and cold water taps are
fully turned on or the automatic temperature control feature
will not work properly.
Water Temp
Use For
Hot
Whites and pastels
111°F (44°C)
Heavy and greasy soils
or above
Warm
Bright colors
90°-110°F
Moderate to light soils
(32°-43°C)
Cold
Colors that bleed or fade
70°-90°F
Light soils
(21°-32°C)
NOTE: In wash water temperatures colder than 70ºF
(21ºC), detergents do not dissolve well. Soils can be difficult
to remove. Some fabrics can retain wear wrinkles and have
increased pilling (the formation of small lint-like balls on the
surface of garments).
7. (OPTIONAL) For an additional rinse and spin at the end of a
wash cycle, set the EXTRA RINSE selector to ON.
8. Push in the Cycle Control knob and turn it clockwise to the
wash cycle you want. Reduce the wash time when using a
small load size setting. See "Selecting a Cycle, Time, and
Temperature".
Pull out the Cycle Control knob to start the washer.
To stop or restart your washer
To stop the washer at any time, push in the Cycle Control
knob.
To restart the washer, close the lid (if open) and pull out the
Cycle Control knob.

Washer Symbols

The control panel of your washer contains symbols. Refer to the
chart below for a definition of those symbols.
Symbols
Small Load
Large Load
Cold
Temperature
Warm
Temperature
Hot
Temperature
Temperature
On
Off
Buzzer
Cotton
Synthetics
Delicates
Symbols
Hand Washables
Super Wash
Wash
Quick Wash
Prewash
Rinse
Extra Rinse
Spin
Slow Spin
Cool Down
Pull Start
Push Stop
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