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. Each cycle is designed for
different types of fabrics and soil levels.
The Normal cycle features the Gentle Wash
system, high agitation speeds, and longer
spin speeds to shorten drying time. Use this
cycle for cleaning cotton and linen fabrics.
Select 9 (Regular), 12 (Heavy), or 15 (Ex
Heavy) minutes of wash time, depending
on whether your load is moderately or
For lightly soiled cotton and linen fabrics,
use the 6-minute Softwash setting.
Permanent Press cycle
The Permanent Press cycle features the
Gentle Wash system, a cool-down rinse,
and low spin speeds to reduce wrinkling.
Use this cycle for cleaning permanent press
and some synthetic fabrics. Select 6 (Light)
or 9 (Regular) minutes of wash time,
depending on whether your wash load is
lightly or moderately soiled.
O PERATIN G YO UR WASHER
To restart the washer, close the lid (if
open) and pull out the Cycle
The washer pauses briefly throughout
each cycle. These pauses are normal for
Refer to page 8 to learn more about the
sounds you may hear during a wash cycle.
Refer to page 9 to help you understand
what happens during a wash cycle.
The Delicates cycle features a reduced
agitation speed for gentle soil removal. Low
spin speeds reduce wrinkling. Use 3 (Light)
or 6 (Regular) minutes of wash time for
cleaning lightly to moderately soiled delicate
items and washable knits.
Quick Wash cycle
The Quick Wash cycle features a reduced
agitation speed for gentle soil removal while
providing high spin speeds to shorten drying
times. Select this cycle for small loads of
lightly soiled items that you need in a hurry.