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Whirlpool LA5400XS Use & Care Manual

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Trash Compactors.
Room AM Condltloners.



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  • Page 1 M~rrnwave Ovens Trash Compactors. Room AM Condltloners. AUTOMATIC WASHER Large Capacity Model LA54ooxs Dehumldlfiers, Automatic Washers, Clothes Dryers. Freezers. RefrlgeratOr-1...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    PARTS AND FEATURES . IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS.. Starting Your Washer What Happens in Each Cycle OTHER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS 01987 Whirlpool Parts and features LOAD LAUNDRY SIZE INFORMATION TEMPERATURE Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here When you need service...
  • Page 3 Addiffonal Safety Insfrucfions ALWAYS store detergent, laundry aids other materials in a cool, place where children can’t reach them - in a locked cabinet if possible. ALWAYS read and follow instructions on packages of detergent and laun- dry aids - especially warnings precautions.
  • Page 4: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Starting Your Washer Be sure to measure and add detergent, a sorted load in the washer Turn the knob to point to a setting that describes the size of load you want to wash. The water level can be set for SMALL (a few items) or LARGE (a full load).
  • Page 5 Start the washer Push in the Control Knob and turn to the right. It must be pushed and turned only clockwise. Start the washer by pulling out the Control Knob. The washer will fill to the level you set with wash water of the selected temper- ature.
  • Page 6: What Happens In Each Cycle

    What Happens in Each Cycle* Each cycle has been designed for different dial in each cycle are the minutes of When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number before aiitation and timing starts. After agitation until it points to OFF and the cycle ends.
  • Page 7 NOTE: You may hear the sound of water spraying during the spin parts of some cycles. In some cycles, cold water is sprayed on the spinning load to help with the rinsing. SPIN High I Speed 1 Spray Rinse WASH High Speed...
  • Page 8 PERMANENT PRESS LIGHT Cycle A cycle designed lightly soiled permanent press and some synthetic fabrics. The cool-down rinse helps keep wrinkles from setting into these items. 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.
  • Page 9 WASH High Speed...
  • Page 10: Other Operating Instructions

    Other operating instructions For a rinse and spin You may need an extra rinse and spin for heavily soiled loads which need more detergent. (Extra detergent can require an extra rinse.] 1. Push Control Knob in. 2. Turn clockwise to any on the dial.
  • Page 11: Caring For Your Washer

    Caring for your washer WHEN NOT WASHING, keep both water faucets turned off, this takes the pressure off the water inlet valve and hoses. REMOVE SHARP OBJECTS such as pins, buckles, etc., from clothes before washing. Close metal zippers, AFTER WASHING, use a soft dry cloth to wipe the outside and inside dry.
  • Page 12: Winterizing

    Winterizing Because some water stavs in the washer. freezing can cause a lot of damage. If your washer stored or moved during the cold weather... 1. Shut off both water 2. Put a quart of R.V . -. faucets. ulsconnecf or automobile and drain water antifreeze...
  • Page 13: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these five steps: Before calling fo assistance... Performance problems often result from little things you can find and fix yourself without tools of any kind. If your washer does not 811: Is the power supply cord...
  • Page 14 Whirlpool appliance. *If you must call or write, please pro- vide: model number, serial number, date of purchase, and a complete description of the problem.
  • Page 15 Notes...
  • Page 16 God or use of products not approved E. Any labor costs during the limited WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow incidental or consequential damages not apply to you.