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Whirlpool LA5578XS Use & Care Manual

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AUTOMATIC
WASHER
Super Capacity
Model
LA5578XS
Mxrowave Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Air Condltmners. Dehumldlfwrs.
Automatic Washers. Clothes Dryers. freezers. Aefrlgerator

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  • Page 1 AUTOMATIC WASHER Super Capacity Model LA5578XS Mxrowave Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Air Condltmners. Dehumldlfwrs. Automatic Washers. Clothes Dryers. freezers. Aefrlgerator...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS.. 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 CYCLE SIZE INFCRMATION CONTROL Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here When you need...
  • Page 3: Instructions

    Additional Safety Instructions 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 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 Select CYCLE and WASH TIME; . 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 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 agitation 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 during the spin parts of some cycles. In some cycles, cold water is sprayed on the spinning load to help with the rinsing. Gentle Wash System For better fabric care in the REGULAR and PERMANENT PRESS cycles, the agitation speed is reduced...
  • Page 8 A cycle designed lightly soiled permanent press and some synthetic fabrics. The cool-down rinse helps keep wrinkles from setting into these items. KNITS/GENTLE NORMAL Cycle ~~~~~~~~ KNITS GENTLE A cycle that gently washes and spins moder- ately soiled delicate items and washable knits.
  • Page 9 The washer will proceed to the REGULAR/HEAVY Cycle. If you want a different cycle to follow SUPER WASH, push in the cycle control knob, turn to the cycle time you want, pull knob out to sta f-t.
  • Page 10: Other Operating Instructions, Io

    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 o 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 clothes 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, freezing ..can cause a 101 or aamage. If your washer stored or moved during the cold weather... 1. Shut off both water 2. Put a quart of R.\/. faucets.
  • Page 14: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these 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 fill: Is the power supply cord plugged...
  • Page 15 FSP is a registered trademark Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality a replacement whenever you need part for your Whirlpool appliance. replacement parts will fit right and work right, because they are made to the same exacting specifications...
  • Page 16 WHIRLPOOL” AUTOMATIC WSHER WARRANTY LENGTH OF WARRANTY 1 WHIRLPOOL FULL ONE-YEAR FSP” replacement correct WARRANTY From Date of Purchase Service TECH-CARE” FSP replacement LIMITED FIVE-YEAR WARRANTY case assembly workmanship. From Date of Purchase shown LIMITED TEN-VEAR FSP replacement or fail to contain...