C A R E A N D C L E A N I N G
• Unplug the washer before cleaning to avoid the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this warning
can cause serious injury,fire, electrical shock or death.
• Never use harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners, or solvents to clean the washer.
They will damage the finish.
Cleaning the Exterior
Proper care of your washer can extend its life.
The outside of the machine can be cleaned with
warm water and a mild, nonabrasive household
Immediately wipe off any spills with a soft, damp
IMPORTANT: Do not use methylated spirits,
solvents, or similar products.
Never use steel wool or abrasive cleansers; they
can damage the surface.
Care and Cleaning of the Interior
Use a towel or soft cloth to wipe around the
washer door opening, door seal, and door glass.
These areas should be kept clean to ensure a
watertight seal. Be sure to wipe under the inside
rubber seal to remove any moisture or soil.
Always remove items from the washer as soon
as the cycle is completed. Leaving damp items
in the washer can cause wrinkling, color transfer,
Run the TUB CLEAN cycle regularly to remove
detergent buildup and other residue.
NOTE: NOTE: If you use the TUB CLEAN cycle on a
monthly basis, the wash drum will be kept clean.
Removing the Stain in Door Seal
NOTE: Wear rubber gloves and eye protection while
performing the following procedure:
Dilute 3/4 cup (177 ml) liquid chlorine bleach with 1
gallon (3.8 L) of warm/hot water.
Use this solution to wipe down all surfaces of the
gasket to remove the deposits that are causing any
odor. (Be sure to fold back the lip of the gasket to get
under the edge where residue can build up.)
Wipe the gasket with a dry cloth.
Leave the door open to allow the gasket to dry
Do not use undiluted bleach as this will damage the
gasket.Follow the manufacturer's instructions for proper
use of bleach. If the gasket cannot be cleaned properly, it
should be replaced.
Read these instructions carefully before
beginning the TUB CLEAN cycle.
Open the door and remove any clothing in
the wash drum.
Open the dispenser drawer.
Add liquid chlorine bleach or tub cleaner.
Some powder or tablet tub cleaners which
are manufactured for this purpose can be
(NOTE : Do not add any laundry detergent
or fabric softener to the drawer when using
- If using liquid chlorine bleach
Add liquid chlorine bleach to the bleach
compartment of the drawer.
(NOTE : Do not exceed the maximum
fill line and do not pour undiluted liquid
bleach directly into the wash drum.)
- If using powder cleaner
Remove the liquid detergent cup and
add powder cleaner to the main wash
compartment of the drawer.
- If using tablet cleaner
Add tablet cleaner to the wash drum
(NOTE : Do not add tablet cleaner to the
Close the drawer and washer door.
Select TUB CLEAN and press START.
NOTE : It is recommended that TUB CLEAN
should be repeated monthly.
If mildew or musty smell already exists, run TUB
CLEAN for 3 consecutive weeks.
After TUB CLEAN is complete or when the washer
is not used, leave the washer door open for better
ventilation and drying inside of the washer.