Whirlpool LA638OXP Use & Care Manual
Whirlpool LA638OXP Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool LA638OXP Use & Care Manual

Estate series super capacity automatic washer


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  • Page 1 Ovens. Trash Compaclors. Room AK Condltloners. &&de SERIES AUTOMATIC WASHER Super w~e’ity LA638OXP Clothes Dryers, Freezers. Dehumidlflers. Automatic Washers Aelrigerator-Freezer...
  • Page 2: Parts And Features

    Parts and features LAUNDRY Copy your Model and Serial Numbers When you need service or call with a question, have this information ready: 1. Complete Model Serial bers (from plate underthe lid near the hinge). 2. Purchase date from sales slip Copy this information in these spaces.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Lint Filter : : : : 10 CARING FOR YOUR WASHER Winterizing IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE., 1. Before Calling Assistance 2. If You Need Assistance’ 3. If You Need Service 4. If You Have a Problem 01985 Whirlpool Corporation...
  • Page 4: Starting Your Washer

    Starting your washer 1. Measure Before starting 2. Place sorted your washer: 3. Start washer. Select a 1. 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 EX SMALL (a few items), MED or EX LARGE (a full load].
  • Page 5 3. Start the washer Push in the Control Knob and turn it to the right. It must be pushed in 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 temperature.
  • 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 fills before agitation and timing starts After agitation wise until it points to OFF and the cycle REGULAR HEAVY...
  • 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 1’ 1 Rinses 1’ 1 1’ I I ’ I...
  • Page 8 SHORT Cycle A cycle items that need a short wash and spin time. Wash nylon hose in a net laundry bag. SOAK Cycle Brief periods and soak time help remove heavy soils and certain stains that need extra pretreatment. mended detergent additive.
  • Page 9 Special core is needed when soaking or pre-washing laundry. See your “Laundry Guide” for proper use of this cycle.
  • 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 de- tergent can require an extra rinse.) Push Control Knob in. Turn clockwise to any on the dial.
  • Page 11: Caring For Your Washer

    Caring for your wa sher 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 stays in the washer, freez- ing can cause a lot of damage. stored or moved during the cold weather 1. Shut off both water 2. Put a quart faucets. Discon- automobile-type nect and drain antifreeze water inlet hoses basket.
  • Page 13: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these four steps: 1. Before calling for assistance.. Performance problems often re- sult 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: If You Need Assistance

    WhIrlpal applrance FSP replacement parts WIII fit right and work right. because made to the same exacting spectflcations used to butld every new WhIrlpool appliance (see pro- This in- to bet- part they are...
  • Page 15 Notes...
  • Page 16: 01985 Whirlpool Corporation

    Whirlp001 Home A /Appliances Maklng your world a httle easier Part No. 387417 Printed in U.S.A. 01985 Whirlpool Corporation Freezers. nallc Washers. Clothes Dryers Aefrlgeralor-Freezers. Ice Makers. Dishwashers. Built-In Ovens and Surface Units, Ranges. Micro...

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