Whirlpool LA5380XM Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 #aYe Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Au Condtltoners. Oehumldlhers. Aulomattc Washers. Clothes Oryers, Freezers. RefrlgeratOr-Freeze1 AUTOMATIC WASHER Super rowaeyity LA5380XM...
  • Page 2: Parts And Features

    Parts and features LAUNDRY TEMPERATURE INFORMATION LOAD SIZE CENTER SELECTOR Copy your Model and Serial When you need service or call with a question, have this information ready: 1. ComDlete Model Serial bers (from plate underthe lid nearthe hinge). 2. Purchase date from sales slip, Copy this information in these spaces.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Cleaning the Lint Filter CARING FOR YOUR WASHER 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 Gl983 Whirlpool Corporation -SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...
  • Page 4: Starting Your Washer

    Starting your washer 1, Measure Before starting 2. Place sorted load in washer. your washer: 3. Start washer. Select 1. LOAD SIZE The water level can be set for EX SMALL, MEDIUM or LARGE loads. Select the water level that matches the load size.
  • Page 5 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 been designed dial in each cycle are the minutes of WASH agitation When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number fills before agitation and timing REGULAR HEAVY Cycle High agitation spin speeds heavy water...
  • Page 7 clockwise until it points to OFF and the cycle NOTE:You hear the sound some cycles. In some cycles, cold help with the rinsing. HIGH SPEED SPIN 4 Spray Rinses SOAK Mlnutes tgitation care is needed Special See your’laundry Guide” ends. of water spraying during...
  • Page 8: Other Operating

    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 nnse.) Push Control Knob in. Turn clockwise to any on the dial.
  • Page 9: 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 10 Winterizing Because some water stays in the washer, freez- rng 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.
  • Page 11: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Water can siphon out. [See “ln- stallation Instructions:‘] 2. If you need assistance*. . . Call Whirlpool COOL-LINE’ serv- ice assistance telephone number. Dlal free trom: Continental U.S. . (800) 253-1301 Michigan .
  • Page 12 Maklng your world a little easier Printed in U.S.A. Pari No. 385043 01983 Whirlpool Corporation matlc Washers, Clothes Dryers. Freezers, Refrigerator-Freezers. Ice Makers, Dishwashers, Built-In Ovens and Surface Units. Ranges, MIC...

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