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Frigidaire FAFW3921NW Use & Care Manual

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Important Safety Instructions ..............................2-4
Features ...............................................................5
Operating Instructions ...................................... 6-15
Stain Removal Guide ...................................... 16-17
Care and Cleaning .......................................... 18-21
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Solutions to Common Problems ....................... 22-26
Warranty ............................................................ 27
Notes ................................................................. 28
Français ..............................................................29
Español ..............................................................57

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  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire FAFW3921NW

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Important Safety Instructions ......2-4 Solutions to Common Problems ....... 22-26 Features ...............5 Warranty ............27 Operating Instructions ........6-15 Notes ..............28 Stain Removal Guide ........16-17 Français ..............29 Care and Cleaning .......... 18-21 Español ..............57 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 www.frigidaire.ca Canada 1-800-265-8352...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Product Record WARNING Record Your Model and Serial Numbers The model and serial numbers of your washer are found Please read all instructions before using this washer. on the washer serial plate located on the inside of the door.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING To reduce the risk of fi re, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this washer, comply with the basic warnings listed below. Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries. You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow these Important Safety Instructions: PREVENT FIRE PROTECT CHILDREN...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS PREVENT INJURY PREVENT INJURY AND DAMAGE TO THE WASHER • To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the operation, the washer must be installed and electrically washer: grounded by a qualifi ed service person in accordance •...
  • Page 5: Features

    FEATURES Cycle Selector Control Lock LED Display Laundry Product Dispenser Drawer Door Latch with Safety Lock Door Striker Inner glass with small article redistribution ramp Vent Latch Stainless Steel Wash Drum Adjustable Cascading Leveling Legs Wash Vanes As an ENERGY STAR ®...
  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Normal Operating Sounds You may or may not hear the following sounds from your new washer: A. DRAIN HOSE The washer has a fl exible drain hose to carry water from the washer to the stand pipe of your home.
  • Page 7: Operating Your Washer

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Operating Your Washer • Place delicate and small items such as bras, hosiery WARNING and baby socks in a mesh bag. To reduce the risk of fi re, electric shock or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating your washer.
  • Page 8 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Operating Your Washer, continued NOTE Add laundry products to the dispenser. From time to time you may see water in the “LIQUID BLEACH” and “FABRIC SOFTENER” chambers. This is For best results part of the normal operation of the washer. Use a low-sudsing, high effi...
  • Page 9 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Operating Your Washer, continued • To select or delete an option, press options; then, • If changes to the settings or options are attempted while the indicator is blinking, press select. The after the cycle starts, you will hear several beeps indicator will light when the option has been se- when the buttons are pressed.
  • Page 10: Cycle Selection

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on every model. Console shown above for reference only. Your model may differ. Cycle Selection casual Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle Use this cycle for cottons and blends with a permanent desired.
  • Page 11: Cycle Settings

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Cycle Settings NOTE WASH WATER TEMPERATURE Only sanitizing cycles have been designed to meet the To change the temperature, press the auto temp button requirements of NSF P172 protocol for sanitization to scroll to the desired setting. Select a wash water effi...
  • Page 12: Cycle Options

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Cycle Options To select or delete the chime, stain clean, energy saver, extended spin or fresh rinse, press options until the blinking light indicates the desired option. Then, while it is blinking, press select. The indicator will light when the option has been selected.
  • Page 13: Other Features

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Other Features Delay Start Press delay start to select a wash time convenient to your schedule or during off peak energy hours. The delay time selected will be displayed and begin counting down when you select START. Control Lock To avoid having someone accidentally start the washer, press options and select at the same time and hold delay...
  • Page 14: Washer Settings Chart

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Washer Settings Chart These Temperature, Spin Speeds, Soil Levels and Options are available with the following cycles: temp warm cool cold cold water clean spin speed high medium no spin soil level heavy normal light options chime stain clean extended spin fresh rinse delay start...
  • Page 15: Operating Instructions

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Washer Settings Chart These Temperature, Spin Speeds, Soil Levels and Options are available with the following cycles: temp sanitize warm cold cold water clean spin speed high medium no spin soil level heavy normal light options chime stain clean energy saver fresh rinse delay start...
  • Page 16: Stain Removal Guide

    STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE Safe Stain Removal Procedures WARNING To reduce the risk of fi re or serious injury to persons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed below: HARMFUL VAPOR HAZARD • Read and comply with all instructions on stain re- Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other moval products.
  • Page 17: Stain Removal Guide

    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 pre- gum, rubber cement wash stain remover or nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid. Baby formula, dairy Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains.
  • Page 18: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventive) delay To help prevent odors, mold or mildew, leave the door start open for a few hours after use or whenever the washer is not in use. CAUTION ENTRAPMENT and TIP-OVER HAZARD select cancel Do not leave the door open if there are small children auto...
  • Page 19: Cleaning Dispenser Drawer Area

    CARE AND CLEANING Other Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventive) Cleaning Dispenser Drawer Area NOTE Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the dispenser drawer. Residue should be removed once or twice a month. • Remove the drawer by pulling the drawer out until it stops.
  • Page 20 CARE AND CLEANING Inside Cleaning (Aggressive) delay In cases where System Clean Cycle along with care and start cleaning of rubber gasket folds isn’t done, and severe odor, mold, mildew, or residue buildup have developed, follow the below cleaning procedure to help alleviate the problem.
  • Page 21 CARE AND CLEANING Outside Routine Cleaning • When washing is completed, wipe top and sides of washer with a damp cloth. Turn water faucets off to prevent pres- sure build-up in the hoses. • Clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty or abrasive cleansers •...
  • Page 22: 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 dam- age. For satisfactory washing results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES...
  • Page 23 SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS Common Washing Problems, continued PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Pilling • Pilling is normal with syn- • Use a lint brush or shaver to • Use fabric softener in the (Fibers ball up thetic and permanent press remove pills.
  • Page 24 SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS Common Washing Problems, continued PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Residue stains / • Moisture in the washer. • Perform SYSTEM CLEAN • Run dehumidifi er in laundry buildup, mold or • Use of non-HE detergent. cycle room.
  • Page 25 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 NOISE...
  • Page 26: Solutions To Common Problems

    SOLUTIONS TO COMMON PROBLEMS Service Prevention Checklist, continued OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION WATER 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.
  • Page 27: Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY INFORMATION For the applicable warranty period as set forth below, as measured from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.
  • Page 28: Notes

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