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Starting Your Washer - Whirlpool GCAM2792LQ0 Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool commercial washers use & care guide
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Starting Your Washer

Fire Hazard
Never place items in the washer that are
dampened with gasoline or other flammable
fluids.
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
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.
1. Measure detergent and pour it into the washer. If desired, add
powdered or liquid color safe bleach. Add extra detergent for
the Super cycle.
Drop a sorted load of clothes loosely into your washer.
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Load evenly to maintain washer balance. Mix large and small
items.
Items should move easily through the wash water.
Overloading can cause poor cleaning.
To reduce wrinkling of permanent press clothes and some
synthetic knits, use a large load size to provide more space
(see step 5).
2. Close the washer lid.
3. Push in LOAD SIZE selector button for the correct amount of
your wash load and the type of fabric being washed.
Choose a load size that allows the load to move freely for
best fabric care. See "Loading."
You may change the load size selection after the washer
has started filling by pushing in a selector button for a
different setting.
4. Push in a WASH TEMPS. selector button to get the correct
setting for the type of fabric and soils being washed. Use the
warmest water safe for fabric. Follow garment label
instructions.
Water Temp
Use For
Hot
Whites and pastels
111°F (44°C)
Heavy 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).
5. (OPTIONAL) Some models have an EXTRA RINSE selector.
For an additional rinse and spin at the end of a wash cycle,
set the EXTRA RINSE selector to ON. On some models, the
Extra Rinse feature is part of the cycle.
6. 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."
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.

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