Electrolux EIFLS55I - 27'' Front-Load Washer Use And Care Manual

Iq-touch front-load washer


Use _ Care Guide
Q-Touch TM Fron t-Loa d Washer
Guide d'utilisation
et d'entretien
_ chargement
_Q-Touch Ms
Guia de uso y cuidado
de carga frontal
_Q-Touch Ms


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  • Page 1 Use _ Care Guide Q-Touch TM Fron t-Loa d Washer Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien frontal Laveuse _ chargement _Q-Touch Ms Guia de uso y cuidado Lavadora de carga frontal _Q-Touch Ms...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the service life of your new appliance.
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety [mpoAant Safety Instructions Recognize safety symbols, words labels Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in the Use and Care Guide, Installation Instructions Do not store or use gasoline or other and on your appliance.
  • Page 4 Safety PROTECT CHILDREN PREVENT FiRE Do not allow children to play on or in the washer. • Do not wash items that have been previously Close supervision of children is necessary when cleaned in, soaked in, or spotted with gaso- the washer is used near children.
  • Page 5 Safety important Safety instructions, continued PREVENTINJURY PREVENTJNJURY AND DAMAGE TO THE WASHER • To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the washer must be installed To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the washer: and electrically grounded by a qualified service person in accordance with local codes.
  • Page 6: Features

    Features Touch-2-OpenTM Cycle Selector LCD Display Control Lock Touch-2-OpenT_ Theater-Style, Dispenser Drawer Lu×ury-Lighting_M with Luxury.GiideTM System Cascading Wash Vanes Door Striker Touch-2-OpenTM Latch indicator Reversible, Touch=2-OpenTM Door System Dual Stage, Wash Drum Wide=Angle Door Hinge Adjustable Touch- 2=Open TM Leveling Legs Door Latch with Safety Lock...
  • Page 7: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Getting Started normal casual Temperature Spin Speed Soil Options autotemp O sanitize/cold © max ..p ..@ her/cold @ high heavy steam @ medium O Warm/warm O medium warm/cold light extra rinse delay control favorite start lock @ cold/cold spin ©...
  • Page 8: Operating Your Washer

    Instructions Operatin Operating Your Washer BEFORE USING YOUR WASHER Read the important instructions in this section of the Use and Care Guide before operating your washer. OPERATING YOUR WASHER 1. Sort laundry into loads that can be washed together. Sort items by recommended cycle and water temperature.
  • Page 9 Operating Instructions OPERATING YOUR WASHER, continued 3. Pretreat stains and heavy soil. See Stain Removal Guide in this guide for safe, successful stain removal instructions. 4. Add laundry load to washer. Combine large and small items in a load. Load large items first. Large items should not be more than half the total wash load.
  • Page 10 instructions Operatin OPERATING YOUR WASHER, continued 5. Add laundry products to the dispenser. For best results Use a low-sudsing, high efficiency detergent to prevent oversudsing in front load washers. Look for this symbol on the detergent label: _ Detergent, liquid chlorine bleach and liquid fabric softener will be dispensed at the proper times in the cycle.
  • Page 11 Operating instructions OPERATING YOUR WASHER, continued Liquid Chlorine Bleach if desired, add liquid chlorine bleach to the Other Wash Products chamber labeled "Liquid Bleach" and marked Color-safe bleach, water conditioner, detergent with this symbol __L_. Fill to the MIN line for booster and enzyme products may be added small loads or the MAX line for large loads.
  • Page 12 Instructions Operatin OPERATING YOUR WASHER, continued casual normal Select the appropriate cycle and fast __,_ _,@ colors settings for the load. wash -_o Turn the cycle selector knob in either direction delicat_ whites to select the cycle desired. The indicator for that cycle will be illuminated.
  • Page 13: Operating Your Washer

    Operating instructions OPERATING YOUR WASHER, continued 7. Start the washer. Close the door and press start. The washer delay control will not operate with the door open and DOOR favorite start lock OPEEIwill be displayed. Select delay start to delay the beginning of start the cycle for up to 14 hours if desired.
  • Page 14: Cycle Selection

    instructions Operatin Cycle Selection casual normal fast --/7_ Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the _,@ colors wash -_o cycle desired. The indicator for that cycle will be illuminated. Press on the cycle selector knob to delicat_ whites extend it or return it flush to the console.
  • Page 15 Operating instructions Cycb Sebction0 continued normal casual fast wash ---(_,_ "°@ colors DEEP CLEAN SANITIZE Use the deep clean sanitize cycle to clean and delicat_ whites _,:. o sanitize heavily soiled, colorfast fabrics including towels, bedding, and children's clothing. Very hot _.
  • Page 16 instructions Operatin Cycle Semection0 continued normal casual fast =/ih CASUAL wash-LC,'_. _)@ colors The casual cycle provides 5-20 minutes of revers- ,_, I _ delicat_ ing tumble action for cottons and blends with a permanent press or no-iron finish. To minimize F- _ hand wrinkling, the warm/warm...
  • Page 17: Washing/Rinsing Temperature

    Operating Instructions Cycle Selection0 continued MY FAVORITE delay control favorite start lock To program a cycle with your preferred water temperature, spin speed, soil level and options, press and hold the my favorite button for 3 sec- sta rt onds. pause To use that customized cycle to wash future loads, simply press the my favorite...
  • Page 18: Spin Speed

    instructions Operatin Yemperature0 continued SANITIZE/COLD Temperature Spin Speed Soil Options This setting sanitizes heavily soiled colorfast fabrics autotemp such as towels, bedding, and children's clothing by + 0 sanitize/cold O max O extra heavy ",_ ) prewash killing 99.9% of bacteria using wash water heated @ hot/cold @ high O heavy...
  • Page 19: Options

    Operating Instructions Suitable options will automatically be indicated Temperature Spirt Speed Soil Options when the cycle is selected. autotemp To add options, press the corresponding options _+ C) sanitize/cold buttons to illuminate the selections desired. To de- @ hot/cold @ high ,_ heavy steamC_ lete options,...
  • Page 20: Washer Features

    instructions Operatin Washer Features DELAY START SYSTEM CLEAN Use delay start with any cycle to select a wash To clean and freshen the washer, perform the SYS= time convenient to your schedule or during off TEM CLEAN cycle. If you wish to begin the cycle, peak energy hours.
  • Page 21: Cycle Chart

    Cycle Chart Washer Settings ChaA These Temperature, Spin Speeds, Soil levels and Options are available with the following cycles: whites colors normal casual fast delicate deep heavy hand spin clean wash duty wash only sanitize 57 min 52 min 31 min 31 min 31 min 31 min...
  • Page 22: Stain Removal Guide

    Stain Removal Guide Stain Removal Procedures SAFE STAIN REMOVAL PROCEDURES To reduce the risk of fire or serious injury to per- sons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed below: • Read and comply with all instructions on stain removal products.
  • Page 23: Stain Removal Suggestions

    Stain Removal Guide Stain Removal Suggestions STAIN TREATMENT Adhesive tape, chewing Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with gum, rubber cement prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid. Baby formula, dairy Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains.
  • Page 24: Care & Cleaning

    Care & Cleaning Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventative} To help prevent odors, mold or mildew, leave the door open for a few hours after use or whenever the washer is not in use. deep clean _+ o 0 G spin sanitize only TO REFRESH OR CLEAN INSIDE OF WASHER To clean and freshen the washer, perform the SYSTEM...
  • Page 25 Care & Cleaning Other Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventative} CLEANING DISPENSER DRAWER AREA Remove the drawer by pulling the drawer out until it stops. Reach back into the left rear corner of the drawer cavity and press down firmly on the lock tab.
  • Page 26 Care & Cleaning Inside Cleaning (Aggressive) In cases where SYSTEM CLEAN cycle along with care and cleaning of rubber gasket folds isn't done, and severe odor, mold, mildew, or residue buildup REMOVE "LIQUID ONLY" have developed, follow the below cleaning procedure DISPENSER CUP to help alleviate the problem.
  • Page 27 Care & Cleaning Outside Routine Cleaning • When washing is completed, wipe top and sides of washer with a damp cloth. Turn water faucets off to prevent pressure build-up in the hoses. Clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty or abrasive cleansers If the cabinet becomes stained, clean with diluted chlorine bleach (1 part bleach to 8 parts...
  • Page 28: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Common Washing Problems Many washing problems involve poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage, For satisfactory washing results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association, PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES...
  • Page 29: Common Washing Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Common Washing Problems0 continued PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Yellow • Agitation time too short. • Soak in detergent booster or Select correct wash cycle. Use correct amount of buildup of Wash water temperature product containing enzymes. low.
  • Page 30: Service Prevention Checklist

    Solutions to Common Problems Service Prevention Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION High pitch "jet engine"...
  • Page 31 Solutions to Common Problems Avoid Service Checklist0 continued OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Water collects in folds of This is a result of the washing action and the bellows at the end of is part of the normal operation of the the cycle, washer.
  • Page 32: Warranty Information

    North America, a division of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp. Electrolux authorizes no person to change or add to any obligations under this warranty. Obligations for service and parts under this warranty...

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