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Whirlpool LA5530XP Use & Care Manual

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AUTOMATIC
WASHER
Design 2000
Large Capacity
Model
LA553OXP
wave Ovens.
Trash Compactors.
Room AM Condltloners.
Oehum~d~f~ers,
Automatic
Washers,
Clothes
Dryers,
Freezers.
Retngerator-Freeze

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  • Page 1 wave Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room AM Condltloners. Oehum~d~f~ers, AUTOMATIC WASHER Design 2000 Large Capacity Model LA553OXP Automatic Washers, Clothes Dryers, Freezers. Retngerator-Freeze...
  • Page 2: Parts And Features

    Parts and features TEMPERATURE LAUNDRY LOAD INFORMATION SIZE CENTER Copy your Model and Serial Numbers youneed When service or call with a question, have this information ready: 1. Complete 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

    Your responsibilities Read this “Useand Care Guide” and your “Laundry Guide” care- fully for important use and safety information. You are personally responsible for making sure that your washer.. is installed by a qualifiedinstaller. is properly installed leveled on a floor that can support the weight.”...
  • Page 4: Starting Your Washer

    Starting your washer Before starting your washer: Select a 1. 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 items] and 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 some cycles. In some cycles, cold water is sprayed with the rinsing. 1 REFILL 1 WASH I’ 1 Speed during the spin parts of on the spinning load to help...
  • Page 8 KNITS/GENTLE Cycle A cycle and spins delicate and washable SOAK AND PRE-WASH Cycles Brief periods and soak time help remove heavy stains that need extra pretreatment. mended detergent additive. should lowed that gently washes items knits. of agitation soils and certain Use recom- amount or pre-soak...
  • Page 9 DRAIN b 1 1 RINSE DRAIN & FILL SPIN SPIN High Speed Speed 4 Spray Rinses Special care is needed See your”Laundry Guide”for I DRAIN +Pre-wash setting begins here, (see pagelo). when soaking or pre-washing laundry. proper use of this cycle.
  • Page 10: Other Operating Instructions

    Other operating instructions 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. See above drawing.
  • Page 11: Liquid Bleach Dispenser

    Liquid bleach dispenser Always measure bleach. Do not guess. Never use more than 1 cup (250 ml) for a full load. Use less with lower water level settings. Follow directions on bottle for safe use. Use a cup with a pouring spout to avoid spilling.
  • Page 12: 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 clothe; before washing. Close metal zippers. AFTER WASHING, use a soft dry cloth to wipe the outside and inside dry.
  • Page 13: Winterizing

    Winterizing Because some water stays in the washer, freez- ing 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 faucets. Discon- automobile-type nect and drain antifreeze water inlet hoses.
  • Page 14: If You Need Service Or

    If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these four steps: I. Before calling for assistance.. Performance problems offen 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 15: If You Need Assistance

    Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacemenl part for your WhIrlpool appliance FSP replacement parts WIII fit rlghl and work right. because they are made to the same exacting speclflcatlons used to build every new WhIrlpool appltance...
  • Page 16 YEi@ l/ool Home A /Appliances Making your world a llttle easier. Part No. 386901 Printed in U.S.A. 01984 Whirlpool Corporation imatlc Washers. Clothes Oryers. Freezers, Refrigerator-Freezers. Ice Makers, Dishwashers, Bwlt-In Ovens and Surface Un~ls. Ranges,...