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Whirlpool LA6055XS Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 AUTOMATIC WASHER fW~,CaPacity LA6055XS lem, Clothe: Dryers Fmezen. Relrl~emlor-Frsemrr. Ice Makers. Dishwashers, Built-In Ovens and Swlace Units. Ranges. Mlcmwave Ovens. Tmsh CompaCll...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. Starting Your Washer What Happens in Each Cycle OTHER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. For a Rinse and Spin . . . 01987 Whirlpool Parts and features LOAD LAUNDRY SIZE INFORMATION TEMPERATURE Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here When you need...
  • Page 3 Addilfonal 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 . Select a LOAD SIZE Turn the knob to point at a setting that describes the size of load you want to wash. Set the knob anywhere on or be- tween EX SMALL (a few small items)
  • Page 5 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 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 different agitation kinds of fabrics. Numbers on the dial in each cycle agitation time. When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number before a&tation 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 cycles. In some cycles, cold water is sprayed the rinsing. Gentle Wash System For better fabric care in the REGULAR and PERMANENT PRESS cycles, the agitation speed is reduced during the last few minutes of wash time. rinse water NOTE: Always use cold...
  • 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 fabrics. KNITS/GENTLE NORMAL Cycle KNITS GENTLE A cycle that gently washes and spins moder- ately soiled delicate items and washable knits.
  • Page 9 NOTE: Always use cold rinse water for permanent press fabrics.
  • Page 10 SOAK Cycle Brief periods and soak time help remove heavy stains that need extra pretreatment. mended detergent additive. should lowed SUPER WASH Cycle Use for washing REGULAR soiled loads that require maximum Double detergent when using the SUPER WASH Cycle. of agitation soils and certain Use recom-...
  • Page 11 Special care is needed when soaking See your “Laundry Guide” for proper The washer will proceed REGULAR/HEAVY Cycle. want a different SUPER WASH, push in the cycle control knob, turn to the cycle time you want, pull knob out to start.
  • Page 12: 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 13: Liquid Bleach Dispenser

    For best results, use warm water for soaking or pre-washing stained laundry Hot water can set stains. ‘To start soak with agitation, must point to a number Liquid bleach dispenser Always measure bleach. Do not guess. Never use more than 1 cup (250 ml) for a full load.
  • Page 14: 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 soff dry cloth to wipe the outside and inside dry.
  • Page 15: 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.K faucets. Disconnect or automobile and drain water antifreeze inlet hoses.
  • Page 16: Assistance

    If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these five 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 flii: Is the power supply cord...
  • Page 17 Whirlpool appliance. *If you must call or write, please pro- vide: model number, serial number, date of purchase, and a complete description of theproblem.
  • Page 18 Notes...
  • Page 20 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.