Whirlpool LA5300XT Use And Care Manual

One speed automatic washers large and super capacity


Use & Care Guide
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  • Page 1 Use & Care Guide Temperature selector del and serial Bleach dispenser MAGIC CLEAN@ lint filter (not shown) ONESPEEDAUTOMATICWASHERS LARGECAPACITY LA53OOXT LA532OXT lA533OXT LA536OXT LA6053XT SUPERCAPACITY LA538OXT...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Whirlpool Automatic Washer Warranty. 0 1990 Whirlpool Corporation Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance. Please complete and mail the Owner Registration Card provided with this product. Then complete the form below. Have this information ready if you need service or call with a question.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical injury to persons low basic precautions, Read all instructions before using the washer. NEVER wash items cleaned, washed, soaked in or spotted with wax, paint, gasoline, or flammable fluids in the washer. The fumes can create a FIRE HAZARD EXPLOSION.
  • Page 4: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions The drawings in this book may vary slightly from your washer model. They are designed to show the different features of all the models covered by this book. NOTE: Your model may not include all the features shown. Starting your washer Be sure to measure and add detergent, then place a sorted load in the washer before starting it.
  • Page 5: What Happens In Each Cycle

    2. Select water temperature Match the water temperature to the type of fabric and soils being washed. The top temperature is the wash selection and the bottom temperature is the rinse selection. NOTE: Use warm water with the PERMANENT PRESS or SHORT Cycles.
  • Page 6 Operating Instructions Continued Regular/Heavy Cycle A cycle for sturdily constructed fabrics that are heavily soiled. to Selected Level 14-8 Minutes High Speed High Speed, Spray Rinse Regular/Normal Cycle A cycle for regular loads of fabrics that are moderately soiled. to Selected Level...
  • Page 7 Permanent Press/Normal Cycle A cycle designed for moderately soiled permanent press and some synthetic fabrics. The cool-down rinse helps keep wrinkles from setting into these items. to Selected Level PARTIAL DRAIN (Pause) Permanent Press/Light Cycle A cycle designed for lightly soiled per- manent press and some synthetic fab- rics.
  • Page 8 Operating Instructions Continued Short Cycle Use for delicate items that need a short wash and spin time. Wash nylon hose or panty hose in a net laundry bag. to Selected Level Alndicates that machine is pausing for a brief soak period, Soak Cycle Brief periods of agitation and soak time help remove heavy soils and certain...
  • Page 9: Other Operating

    Other Operating Instructions Rinse and spin When using extra detergent for heavily soiled clothes, or washing special-care items, you may want an extra rinse and spin. 1. Push Cycle Control Knob in. 2. Turn clockwise until indicator points to one of the dots on the dial, as illustrated.
  • Page 10: Liquid Bleach Dispenser

    Other Operating Instructions Continued If You Need Service Or Assistance We suggest you follow these steps: 1. Before calling for assistance... Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind. If your washer does not fill: Is the power supply cord plugged into a live circuit with the proper voltage?
  • Page 11: Assistance

    United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages...
  • Page 12: Whirlpool Automatic

    C. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. D. Damage to washer caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during the limited warranties. WHIRLPOOL...

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