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Whirlpool LXR9245EQ0 Use And Care Manual

Two speed automatic washers with quick wash
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PART NO. 3363574
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TWO SPEED AUTOMATIC WASHERS
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A Note to You .........................
Washer Safety ........................
Parts and Features ................
your washer ........................
washer sounds ...................
bleach ...............................
softener ............................
Laundry Tips ........................
Removing Stains ..................
Troubleshooting ...................
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Warranty ...............................
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Use And Care TWO SPEED AUTOMATIC WASHERS PART NO. 3363574 Home Appliances WITH QUICK WASH A Note to You ... Washer Safety ... Parts and Features ... Operating Your Washer ... Starting your washer ... Stopping/restarting your washer ... Selecting a cycle and time ... Using rinse and spin ...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    A Note to You Thank you for buying a WHIRLPOOL Because your life is getting busier and more complicated, WHIRLPOOL washers are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide.
  • Page 3: Washer Safety

    Washer Safety Your safety is important to us. This guide contains safety statements under warning symbols. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explana- tion of the symbol. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING –...
  • Page 4: Parts And Features

    Par ts and Features The parts and features of your washer are illustrated on this page. Become familiar with all parts and features before using your washer. Page references are included next to some features. Refer to those pages for more information about the features. Load size Water temperature selector...
  • Page 5: Operating Your Washer

    Operating Your Washer To obtain the best washing results, you must operate your washer properly. This section gives you this important information. Page references are included for more information. wWARNING Explosion Hazard Never place items in the washer that are dampened with gasoline or other flammable fluids.
  • Page 6 OPER A T IN G YO UR W A S HE R Turn the Load Size Selector to the setting that corresponds with the size of your wash load and the type of fabric being washed. • The Load Size Selector is a rotary knob.
  • Page 7: Stopping/Restarting Your Washer

    Stopping/restarting your washer • To stop the washer at any time, push in the Cycle Control Knob. Selecting a cycle and time This section illustrates and describes the wash cycles you can select with the Cycle Control Knob. Use this information to help you make the best cycle selections for your wash loads.
  • Page 8: Using Rinse And Spin

    OPER A T IN G YO UR W A S HE R Using rinse and spin NOTE: An Extra Rinse option is available in some cycles. See page 6. When using extra detergent for heavily soiled clothes, or washing special-care items, you may find an extra rinse and spin is needed.
  • Page 9: Understanding What Happens In Each Cycle

    Understanding what happens in each cycle When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number and pulled out, the washer fills (to the selected load size) before agitation and timing start. The washer begins agitating immediately after filling; agitation occurs with the washer lid up or down.
  • Page 10: Adding Liquid Chlorine Bleach

    OPER A T IN G YO UR W A S HE R Adding liquid chlorine bleach Use your washer’s liquid chlorine bleach dispenser to add bleach to the wash load. Always measure liquid chlorine bleach. Do not guess. Never use more than 1 cup (250 mL) for a full load.
  • Page 11: Caring For Your Washer

    Caring for Your Washer Proper care of your washer can extend its life. This section explains how to care for your washer properly and safely. Cleaning your washer Exterior Wipe up detergent, bleach, and other spills with a soft, damp cloth or sponge as they occur.
  • Page 12: Laundry Tips

    Laundry Tips This section reviews proper laundering techniques and gives you additional washing information. Preparing clothes for washing • Close zippers, snaps, and hooks to avoid snagging other items. Remove pins, buckles, and other hard objects to avoid scratching the washer interior.
  • Page 13: Saving Energy

    Loading suggestions For these suggested full-sized loads, set the Load Size Selector to the highest load size setting. EXTRA LARGE CAPACITY PLUS WASHERS Heavy Work Clothes 2 pair pants 3 shirts 3 pair jeans 1 coverall Knits 2 slacks 2 blouses 4 shirts 4 tops 2 dresses...
  • Page 14: Water Guidelines

    L A UND R Y T I PS Water guidelines Selecting water temperatures WASH WATER TEMPERATURE* SUGGESTED FABRICS • Work clothes 130°F (54°C) • Sturdy whites/colorfast or above pastels • Diapers WARM • Dark/noncolorfast colors 90-110°F • Permanent press items (32-44°C) •...
  • Page 15 Washing special-care items Most garments and household textiles have care labels with laundering instructions. Always follow care label directions when they are available. Below are general washing instruc- tions for some special washables. ITEM CARE INSTRUCTIONS Blankets Pretreat spots and stains. Select water temperature, cycle, and (electric or woolen) time according to the type of blanket being washed.
  • Page 16: Removing Stains

    Removing Stains Stained, heavily soiled, or greasy items may need to be prewashed or soaked for best results. Soaking helps remove protein-type stains like blood, milk, or grass. Prewashing helps loosen soil before washing. Stain removal rules • Use warm water for soaking or prewashing stained laundry.
  • Page 17 TO REMOVE STAIN Light stain: Treat with liquid detergent or your regular laundry detergent. Deodorants Wash in hottest water safe for fabric. and anti- perspirants Heavy stain: Place face down on towel and treat with a paste of ammo- nia and color safe bleach. Let stand for 30 minutes. Wash in hottest water safe for fabric.
  • Page 18 REMO V IN G S T A INS STAIN TO REMOVE Ketchup Sponge immediately with a nonflammable fabric cleaner or apply a or tomato prewash soil and stain remover. Rinse. Wash. If stain remains, apply a products liquid detergent to stain or soak in warm water with an enzyme presoak. Rewash.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Most laundering problems are easily solved if you understand the cause. Check the following list for common laundry problems and the next page for common washer problems. If you need further assistance, see page 21. Common laundry problems PROBLEM CAUSE Brown, yellow •...
  • Page 20 TR OU BL E S HO OT IN G Common washer problems Before calling for service, check these: Is the lid closed? Is the Cycle Control Knob set and pulled out? Is the power cord firmly plugged into a live outlet with proper voltage? Have you blown a household fuse or tripped a circuit breaker? Are both the hot and cold water faucets turned on? Are the water hoses kinked or clogged?
  • Page 21: Requesting Assistance Or Service

    WHIRLPOOL appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 2 or call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 1. 4. If you are not satisfied with how the problem was solved …...
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  • Page 24: Warranty

    F. Repairs to parts or systems caused by unauthorized modifications made to the appliance. WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.