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Washer/Dryer Maintenance - Whirlpool W10343071A Use And Care Manual

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WASHER/DRYER MAInTEnAnCE

WATER INLET HOSES
Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the risk of
hose failure. Periodically inspect and replace inlet hoses if
bulges, kinks, cuts, wear, or leaks are found.
When replacing your inlet hoses, mark the date of replacement
on the label with a permanent marker.
CLEANING YOUR WASHER
Keep your washer as clean and fresh as your clothes. To keep
washer interior odor-free, follow this recommended monthly
cleaning procedure:
1. Make sure the washer is empty.
2. Using recommended AFFRESH
add one tablet to washer basket
OR
If using liquid chlorine bleach, add 1 cup (250 mL) to
liquid chlorine bleach dispenser.
IMPORTANT: Do not add detergent. Do not use more than
recommended amount of bleach to avoid damaging product
over time.
3. Close washer door.
4. Select Normal Heavy cycle, hot Temperature, and large
Load Size.
5. Pull out the Cycle knob. Water will pour into washer
for a moment and pause, door will lock, then cycle will
continue.
NOTE: For best results, do not interrupt cycle. If cycle must
be interrupted, push in the Cycle knob.
Cleaning the liquid fabric softener dispenser
1. Remove dispenser by grasping top with both hands and
squeezing, while pushing upward with thumbs.
2. Rinse dispenser under warm water, then replace it.
NOTE: To avoid damage to the washer or clothing, do not
wash clothes with the liquid fabric softener dispenser removed.
Cleaning the bleach dispenser
Wipe the inside of the bleach dispenser with a clean, damp
cloth.
To clean exterior:
1. Use a soft, damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills.
2. Use all-purpose surface cleaner, if needed.
IMPORTANT: To avoid damaging the washer's finish, do not
use abrasive products.
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washer cleaner,
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CLEANING THE WASHER/DRYER LOCATION
Keep washer/dryer area clear and free from items that
would block the air flow for proper washer/dryer operation.
This includes clearing piles of laundry in front of the washer/
dryer.
CLEANING THE DRYER INTERIOR
To clean dryer drum
1. Apply a liquid, nonflammable household cleaner to the
stained area of the drum and rub with a soft cloth until
stain is removed.
2. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
3. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry the drum.
NOTE: Garments that contain loose dyes, such as denim
blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the
dryer interior. These stains are not harmful to your dryer and
will not stain future loads of clothes. Dry these items inside
out to avoid drum staining.
REMOVING ACCUMULATED LINT
From Inside the Dryer Cabinet
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often,
depending on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done
by a qualified servicer.
From the Exhaust Vent
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often,
depending on dryer usage.

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