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Whirlpool LA5460XS Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 IlcrowaVe Ovens, Trash Compactors. Room Au Condilloners. Oehumldrliers. Automallc Washers, Clothes Dryers, Freezers. Aelrwerator-1 AUTOMATIC WASHER ~oW~,CaP=ity LA546OXS...
  • Page 2 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 ‘NFORMATloN TEMPERATURE Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here When you need service...
  • Page 3 Addifional Safety Insftucfions 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 Starting Your Washer Be sure to measure and add detergent, a sorted load in the washer . Select a LOAD SIZE Turn the knob to point at 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 Select CYCLE and WASH TIME; Start the washer Push in the Control Knob and turn it to the right. It must be pushed and turned only clockwise. Start the washer by pulling 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* Each cycle has been designed for different dial in each cycle are the minutes of WASH agitation When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number before agitation 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.
  • 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 10 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.) Push Control Knob in. 2. Turn clockwise to any on the dial.
  • Page 11 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. wipe the outside and inside dry. Leave the lid up until the basket is dry.
  • Page 12 Winterizing Because some water stays in the washer, freezing can cause a lot of damage. If your washer stored or moved during the cold weather... Shut off both water 2. Put a quart of automotive-type faucets. Disconnect antifreeze and drain water basket.
  • Page 13 If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these five steps: 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...
  • Page 14 FSP is a registered trademark Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool appliance. replacement parts will fit right and work right, because they are made to the same exacting specifications...
  • Page 15 Notes...
  • Page 16 Damage to washer caused by accident, misuse. fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved Any labor costs during the limited warranties. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incldental...