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Whirlpool LSP6244BN0 Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    UseAndCare TWO SPEED AUTOMATIC WASHERS A Note To You Understandng Washer Safety Knowing Your Washer’s Features ‘ng Your vs”b astmr Laundry Tips If You Need ~~-or Warranty 1-800-253-1301 cdl U8 with qu88tion8 or comm8nt8.
  • Page 2: A Note Toyou

    A Note ToYou Thank you for buying a Whirlpool You have purchased a quality, war/d-c/ass home appliance. Years of engineering experience have gone into its manufacturing. To ensure many years of trouble-free operation, we have developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information on how to operate and maintain your appliance property and safely.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS To reduce the rbk of fire, electrical rhock or injury to persona when using your wmher, follow basic precautions, including the Read all instructions before using your washer. Do not machine wash or machine dry items deaned, washed, soaked in, or spotted with wax, paint, gasoline, oil, or other flammable fluids.
  • Page 4: Knowing Your Washer's Features

    Knowing Your Washer’s Feature5 The parts and features of your washer are illustrated in this section. Become familiar with all parts and features before using your washer. NOTE: The drawings in this book may vary from your washer model. They are designed to show the different features of all models covered by this book.
  • Page 5: Vs"B Astmr

    Operating Your Washer In This Section Beforo t9rting your wa8her Stmrting or stopping your washw ..5 sobc6ng s load slzo ..“.- .. 5 Sobdng wsshdnso temperaluros ..6 Operating your washer properly ensures maximum washing efficiency. This section gives you important information to help you to select Before starting...
  • Page 6 If your machine has a slide Load Size Selec- tor, you may set the load size anywhere on or between the small and ex large settings. To change the load size setting after the washer has started to fill, move the Selector to the desired new setting.
  • Page 7 Heavy cycle The Heavy cycle features the Gentle Wash System and high agitation and spin speeds. Use 12 minutes of wash time to clean large loads of sturdily constructed fabrics that are heavily soiled. Use 6-9 minutes of wash time to clean sturdily constructed fabrics that are lightly to moderately soiled.
  • Page 8 Soak cycle (on some models) The Soak cycle features brief periods of agitation and soak time to help remove heavy soils and stains that need pretreatment. Use warm water when soaking laundry. (Hot water can set stains.) See pages 13-l 5 for stain removal information.
  • Page 9 Using drain and spin A drain and spin may help shorten drying times for some heavy fabrics or special-care items by removing excess water. 1. Push Cycle Control Knob in and turn clockwise to SPIN, as illustrated. 2. Pull Cycle Control Knob out. The washer will drain and spin.
  • Page 10 Other Features In This Section Lint Cltem ... 10 Using the exlra rin80 option ... 10 Your washer may have some of the following features. Understanding the use of the features on your machine will help you efficiently use your washer. Lint filters Your washer has either self-cleaning lint filter (requires no cleaning by you) or a manual clean...
  • Page 11 Using the fabric softener (on some nlodds) 1. Add detergent and load the basket. 2. Add liquid fabric softener to the dispenser using the amount recommended on the package. Avoid dripping or spilling any fabric softener on the load. 3. Dilute fabric softener with warm water. Fill dispenser with warm water until liquid reaches the cross-bar in the pouring well.
  • Page 12: Laundry Tips

    Laundry Tips In This Section Bofofe you wash ... 12 &moving l tairu ... 13 Water usage guids ... 16 Using laundry &a ... 17 Washing special-cue itwnr ... 16 This section reviews proper laundering techniques, gives you additional washing information, and discusses solutions to common laundering problems.
  • Page 13 Loading suggestions For these suggested full-sized loads, use the highest load size setting. LARGE CAPACITY WASHERS Heavy Work Clothes Permanent Press 1 double sheet 2 pair pants 1 tablecloth 3 shirts 3 pair jeans 1 dress 1 blouse 1 coverall 2 slacks Knits 3 shirts...
  • Page 14 Stain removal guide STAIN TO REMOVE Alcoholic These stains turn brown with age, so treat immediately. Sponge or soak fresh beverage stains with cold water. Wash. If stain remains, soak 15 minutes in a solution of lukewarm water, liquid detergent and a few drops of white vinegar. Rinse. Wash. Blood Rinse immediately or soak in cold water with enzyme presoak for 30 minutes or longer.
  • Page 15 STAIN TO REMOVE Colored or noncolorfast Iron or rust to dry. Rinse thoroughly. Repeat if necessary. Whlto or color-fact items: Try a rust remover. Test first on inside seam or hem. Some rust removers are not washer safe. Follow package directions. Ketchup or Sponge immediately with a nonflammable dry cleaning solvent or apply a tomato...
  • Page 16 Water usage guide Water temperature WASH RINSE USE FOR COLD Heavy soils 130°F (54°C) Work clothes or above Sturdy whites and colorfast pastels Diapers Light and moderate soils WARM COLD go’-1 10°F Dark or noncolorfast (32’-44%) colors Moderately soiled perma- nent press Nylons, polyesters, acrylics, silks, woolens...
  • Page 17 Using laundry aids Follow package instructions when using laundry aids. (See ‘Removing Stains” on pages 13-l 5, for more information.) Chlorine bleach Use bleach dispenser if your machine has one. (See page 11.) If your washer does not have a bleach dispenser: 1.
  • Page 18 are included in this section. Pretreat spots and stains. Select water temperature, cycle, and time Blankats, electric and woolen according to the type of blanket being washed. Two rinses may be necessary. If manufacturer recommends machine washing: 1. Measure blanket before washing. 2.
  • Page 19 Do not wash fiberglass materials in your washer. Glass particles Fiberglass materials could stick to the next load and cause skin irritation. Knits are comfortable to wear because they stretch. However, Knits this means that knits are more likely to be stretched and damaged when washed (especially bulky knits).
  • Page 20 Solving laundering Most laundering problems are easily solved if you understand the cause. Check the following list for problems you may have and possible causes. If you need additional help, check the “Assistance or Service” section of this book. CAUSE PROBLEM Brown, yellow Chlorine staining...
  • Page 21 Caring for your washer Wipe up detergent, bleach, and other spills with a soft, damp cloth or sponge as they occur. Remove hard water deposits using only cleaners labeled as washer safe. If the washer interior needs cleaning (for example, after tinting or dyeing), put 1 cup (250 mL) of chlorine bleach and 2 cups (500 mL) of detergent in the washer.
  • Page 22: If You Need

    If You Need Assistance Or Service 1. Before calling for assistance Is your water turned on? Is the power cord plugged in? •nl - Have you blown a fuse or tripped the circuit breaker’? If you need more help, check the chart below. PROBLEM Washer will not fill Is the power cord firmly plugged into a live circuit with proper...
  • Page 23 3. If you need service* . . . Whirlpool has a nationwide network of autho- rized WhirlpoolgM service companies. Whirlpool service technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. To...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    E. Any labor costs during the limited warranties. F. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUEN- TIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.