Whirlpool Thin Twin LT5000XV Use & Care Manual

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lint filter



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  • Page 1 3kfl HCfW Use & Care Guide Washer controls Optional exhaust outlet Agitator THINTWIN" AUTOMATICWASHERDRYER LT5OOOxV LT5004XV LT51OOXV Applmces Model and serial number plate Lint screen Dryer drum -Dryer controls -Washer lid latch Basket Manual clean lint filter (inside agitator)
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    You should wipe out the dryer drum with a damp cloth before using to remove dust from storing or shipping. Thank you for buying a Whirlpool appliance. Please complete and mail the Owner Registration Card provided with this product. Then complete the form below.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electric jury to persons low basic precautions, Read all instructions before using the Thin Win. NEVER wash or dry items cleaned, washed, soaked in or spotted with wax, paint, gasoline or flammable fluids in the Thin Twin.
  • Page 4: Additional Safety Instructions And Your Responsibilities

    I I’ Important Safety Continued Additional safety instructions and your responsibilities ALWAYS shut off the gas valve before leaving on vacation. ALWAYS unplug the power supply cord before attempting to service the Thin Twin.@ Shut off GAS VALVE if yours is a gas dryer. DO NOT machine wash or dry glass fiber materials.
  • Page 5: Loading Suggestions

    Loading Suggestions Loading MIXED LOAD PERMANENT PRESS 1 pair slacks 6 shirts 2 pillowcases -or- 2 shirts 2 double sheets 2 T-shirts 2 pillowcases -or- 2 single sheets 2 pillowcases HEAVY WORK KNITS CLOTHES 3 work shirts 2 slacks 2 pair pants 2 shirts -or- 3 dresses...
  • Page 6: Washer Operating

    Washer Operating Instructions The drawings in this book may vary slightly from your washer model. They are designed to show the different features of all the models covered by this book, NOTE: Your model may not include all the features shown. Starting your washer Be sure to measure and add detergent, then place a sorted load in the washer before starting it.
  • Page 7: What Happens In Each Cycle

    Start the washer by pulling out the Cycle Control Knob. The washer will fill to the selected water level with the selected wash water temperature. After filling, the washer will agitate the selected number of minutes. To stop the washer at any time, push in the Cycle Control Knob.
  • Page 8 Washer Operating Instructions Continued Regular/Heavy Cycle A cycle for sturdily constructed fabrics that are heavily soiled. to Selected Level 2 Minutes High Speed 10 Minutes Low Speed High Speed, 3 Spray Rinses Regular/Normal Cycle A cycle for regular loads of fabrics that are moderately soiled.
  • Page 9 Permanent Press Cycle A cycle designed for lightly to moder- ately soiled permanent press and some synthetic fabrics. The cool-down rinse helps keep wrinkles from setting into these items. L COOL-DOWN NOTE: Always use cold rinse water for permanent press fabrics. Knits Gentle Cycle A cycle that gently washes and spins lightly to moderately soiled delicate...
  • Page 10 Washer Operating Instructions Continued Soak and Pre-Wash Cycles Brief periods of agitation and soak time help remove heavy soils and certain stains that need extra pretreatment. Use recommended amount of detergent or pre-soak additive. The SOAK Cycle should always be followed by a wash cycle.
  • Page 11: Other Operating Instructions

    Other Operating Instructions Rinse and spin When using extra detergent for heavily soiled clothes, or washing special-care items, you may want an extra rinse and spin. 1. Push Cycle Control Knob in. 2. Turn clockwise to one of the dots on the dial, as illustrated.
  • Page 12: Pre-Wash Cycle

    Other Operating Instructions Continued Agitato barrel Manual lint filte Pre-wash Cycle For best results, use warm water for pre-washing stained laundry. Hot water can set stains. Use recommended amount of pre-soak product or detergent. 2. Push Cycle Control Knob in. 3.
  • Page 13: Dryer Operating Instructions

    Dryer Operating Instructions The drawings in this book may vary slightly from your dryer model. They are designed to show the different features of all the models covered by this book. NOTE: Your model may not include all the features shown. Starting your dryer Before starting your dryer, be sure laundry is sorted and loaded properly.
  • Page 14: The Automatic Cycles

    Dryer Operating Instructions Continued The automatic cycles The automatic cycles allow you to select the degree of dryness you prefer for the clothes being dried. The automatic DRY-MISER@ control is a thermostat that senses the dryer air temperature. The dryer automatically shuts off when the selected dryness is reached.
  • Page 15: Timed Drying Cycle

    TIMED DRYING cycle Use the TIMED DRYING Cycle for any load you want to dry by time. Turn the Cycle Control Knob to the number of minutes you want. The last 5 minutes of this cycle are without heat. This helps make the load easier to handle.
  • Page 16: Selecting A Cycle

    Dryer Operating Instructions Continued Selecting a cycle TYPE OF LOAD Cottons and linens EXTRA HEAVY-Bedspreads, mattress pads, quilts HEAVYWEIGHT-Towels, jeans, corduroys, work clothes MEDIUMWEIGHT- Sheets, pillowcases, cotton, underwear, diapers LIGHTWEIGHT - Batistes, organdies, lingerie Permanent press, synthetics and blends HEAVYWEIGHT-Work clothes, jackets, raincoats MEDIUMWEIGHT - Shirts, play clothes, sheets, slacks...
  • Page 17 Exhaust duct outlet Heat element terminals Electric dryer Exhaust duct outlet Gas dryer 3. ROLL linl off the screen with your fingers. Do not rinse or wash the screen. 4. Replace the cover on the body of the lint screen. 5.
  • Page 18: If You Need Service Or Assistance

    Is the lint screen clean? See pages 16-170f this book for cleaning instructions. Is exhaust system clean? Cleaning should be done by a qualified person. you need assistance:.. Call Whirlpool COOL-LINE” service assistance telephone number. Dial free from anywhere in the U.S.:...
  • Page 19 United States. To locate the authorized Whirlpool service company in your area, call our COOL-LINEa service assistance telephone number (see Step 2) or look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages under: If you need FSP”...
  • Page 20: 1990 Whirlpool Corporation

    C. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home. D. Damage to washer/dryer God or use of products not approved by Whirlpool. E. Any labor costs during the limited warranties. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION...

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