Whirlpool W10175588C Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool W10175588C Use & Care Manual

Front-loading automatic washer


W10175907C - SP
Use & Care Guide
Table of Contents/Table des matières .................. 2
Designed to use only HE
High Efficiency Detergent
Conçue pour l'utilisation
d'un détergent haute
efficacité (HE) seulement


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  • Page 1 FRONT-LOADING AUTOMATIC WASHER Use & Care Guide Table of Contents/Table des matières ....2 Designed to use only HE High Efficiency Detergent Conçue pour l’utilisation d’un détergent haute efficacité (HE) seulement W10175588C W10175907C - SP...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS WASHER SAFETY .................3 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ..........4 Tools and Parts ................4 Options ..................4 Location Requirements..............4 Drain System ................6 Electrical Requirements ...............7 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........8 Remove Transport System ............8 Connect the Inlet Hoses...............8 Route the Drain Hose..............9 Secure the Drain Hose ..............9 Level the Washer................10 Complete Installation ..............10 FEATURES AND BENEFITS ............11...
  • Page 3: Washer Safety

    WASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Tools and Parts Options Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Pedestal The parts supplied are in the washer drum. Tools needed for connecting the water inlet hoses You have the option of purchasing a pedestal for this washer. You Pliers (that open to 1 ⁄...
  • Page 5 Installation clearances Recommended installation spacing for recessed or The location must be large enough to allow the washer door closet installation, with or without a pedestal to be fully opened. Additional spacing should be considered for ease of The dimensions shown are for the recommended spacing. installation and servicing.
  • Page 6: Drain System

    Recommended installation spacing for recessed or Drain System closet installation, with stacked washer and dryer The washer can be installed using the standpipe drain system (floor or wall), the laundry tub drain system, or the floor drain The dimensions shown are for the recommended spacing. system.
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Requirements If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is WARNING recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the ground path is adequate. Do not ground to a gas pipe. Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure the washer is properly grounded.
  • Page 8: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Remove Transport System Connect the Inlet Hoses Insert new flat washers (supplied) into each end of the inlet WARNING hoses. Firmly seat the washers in the couplings. Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install washer. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
  • Page 9: Route The Drain Hose

    Laundry tub drain or standpipe drain Connect the inlet hoses to the washer Connect the drain hose form to the corrugated drain hose. A. Snap either end of the drain hose form to the drain hose at the point where the corrugation begins. B.
  • Page 10: Level The Washer

    Level the Washer Complete Installation Properly leveling your washer avoids excessive noise and 1. Check the electrical requirements. Be sure that you have the vibration. correct electrical supply and the recommended grounding method. See “Electrical Requirements.” 1. Check the levelness of the washer by placing a level on the top edge of the washer, first side to side, then front to back.
  • Page 11: Features And Benefits

    FEATURES AND BENEFITS Adaptive Variable Speed Motor Your new front-loading high efficiency washer was designed to conserve resources and lower your water and energy bills. The The motor adapts to the load size and to the cycle selected to washer is designed to determine and then provide the amount of give the optimum cleaning, rinsing, and spinning conditions.
  • Page 12: Washer Use

    WASHER USE First Wash Cycle Without Laundry Starting Your Washer Before washing clothes for the first time, if not completed during WARNING the final installation step, choose the Normal cycle and run it without clothes. Use only HE High Efficiency detergent. Use 1/2 the manufacturer’s recommended amount for a medium-size load.
  • Page 13: Using The Dispenser

    5. Select the desired OPTIONS. Not all Options are available 3. Push in the dispenser drawer slowly and completely (to avoid with all cycles. See “Options.” a spill). 6. To begin the wash cycle immediately Select and hold START (for approximately 3 seconds). If you do not select START within 5 minutes of choosing a cycle, the washer display automatically shuts off.
  • Page 14: Restarting

    Door Locked Restarting To restart the washer at any time, select CANCEL/DRAIN. When the Door Locked LED light illuminates, the door is locked. The door is locked and unlocked automatically, depending on the Changing Cycles and Options stage of the wash cycle. Press and hold CANCEL/DRAIN for 3 seconds to unlock the door manually.
  • Page 15: Normal Sounds

    Normal Normal Sounds As with any new product, you will hear sounds that you are not Use this cycle to wash loads of normally soiled cottons and accustomed to. You may hear various sounds when the door is linens. This cycle has high-speed spin. locked or unlocked, and during the washing, rinsing, or spinning process.
  • Page 16: Laundry Guide

    Temperature Guide Extended Spin Wash Water Temperature Suggested Fabrics Use this option to increase the final spin period by 1 minute Whites and pastels during the final spin. Heavy soils Gentle Spin WARM Bright colors Moderate to light soils Each cycle has a preset spin speed. To reduce the final spin speed, select the GENTLE SPIN button.
  • Page 17: Laundry Tips

    LAUNDRY TIPS Preparing clothes for washing Sorting Follow these recommendations to help you prolong the life of Separate heavily soiled items from lightly soiled ones, even if your garments. they would normally be washed together. Separate lint-givers (towels, chenille) from lint-takers (corduroy, synthetics, Use only High Efficiency detergents.
  • Page 18: Stain Removal Guide

    Stain Removal Guide Stain Use Liquid Chlorine or Use suggested Stain Use Liquid Chlorine or Use suggested Color-Safe Bleach Wash Cycle Color-Safe Bleach Wash Cycle Whitest Whites Whitest Whites Grass Cold or Warm Whitest Whites Normal/Casual Blood Tomato Products Warm Warm Whitest Whites Whitest Whites...
  • Page 19: Washer Care

    WASHER CARE Cleaning Your Washer Begin procedure Cleaning the Door Seal/Bellow 1. Open the washer door and remove any clothing or items from the washer. 1. Open the washer door and remove any clothing or items from 2. Using the affresh™ washer cleaner (Recommended): the washer.
  • Page 20: Water Inlet Hoses

    Cleaning the exterior To use washer again: Use a soft damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills. 1. Flush water pipes. Occasionally wipe the outside of your washer to keep it looking 2. Reconnect water inlet hoses to faucets. new.
  • Page 21: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Washer and Components Error codes Noisy, vibrating, off-balance An error code may be shown in the Estimated Time Remaining Is the washer level? display. Check the list below for potential problem and The washer must be level.
  • Page 22: Washer Operation

    Dispenser operation Washer Operation Did you follow the manufacturer’s directions when adding Washer won't run, fill, rinse or tumble; washer stops detergent and fabric softener to the dispensers? Measure detergent and fabric softener. Slowly pour into the dispensers. Wipe up all spills. Dilute fabric softener in the WARNING fabric softener dispenser.
  • Page 23: Clothes Care

    Excessive suds? Washer continues to fill or drain, drain cycle seems When excessive suds are detected, a special oversuds stuck routine automatically starts. This routine will add time to the original cycle. Is the top of drain hose lower than 30" (76 cm) on Did the load cause imbalance? washer? When too much imbalance occurs, an imbalance routine will...
  • Page 24 Did you use enough HE detergent? Did you use powdered detergent in a low-speed cycle? Follow manufacturer’s recommendations for the type of load Consider using liquid detergent. you are washing. For best performance, use only High Did you use Quick Wash on a large load? Efficiency detergent.

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