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Whirlpool LA638OXS Use & Care Manual

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Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Arr Condftioners. Oehumldlfiers, Automatic Washers, Clothes Dryers. Freezers, Refrigerator-F



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  • Page 1 Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Arr Condftioners. Oehumldlfiers, Automatic Washers, Clothes Dryers. Freezers, Refrigerator-F 1 &ti SERIES 1 AUTOMATIC WASHER !$e; Capacity LA638OXS...
  • Page 2 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS. Starting Your Washer What Happens in Each Cycle OTHER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS For a Rinse and Spin . 01987 Whirlpool Parts and features LAUNDRY Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here When you need service or call with a...
  • Page 4 Operating instructions Starting Your Washer Be sure to measure and add detergent, a sorted load in the washer . Select a 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 Start the washer Push in the Control Knob and turn it to the right. It must be pushed turned only clockwise. Start the washer by pulling out 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* Each cycle has been designed for different dial in each cycle are the minutes of WASH agitation When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number fills before agitation and timina starts. After agitation clockwise until it points to OFF and the cycleends.
  • 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.
  • Page 8 SHORT Cycle Use for delicate items that need a short wash and spin time. Wash nylon hose or panty hose in a net laundry bag. SOAK Cycle Brief periods and soak time help remove heavy soils and certain stains that need extra pretreatment.
  • Page 10 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 on the dial.
  • Page 11 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 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 Because some water stays in the washer, freezing can cause a lot of damage. If your washer stored or moved during the cold weather... Shut off both water 2. Put a quart of R.V. faucets. Disconnect or automobile and drain water antifreeze inlet hoses.
  • Page 14 If you need service or assistance, we suggest you follow these five steps: 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...
  • Page 15 Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool appliance. replacement parts will fit right and work right, because they are made to the same exacting specifications used to build...
  • Page 16 Damage to washer caused by accident, misuse, fire, flood, acts of God or use of products not approved Any labor costs durina the limited warranties. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental...

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