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Installation Instructions - Frigidaire BKFW3517KT0 Use & Care Manual

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Service Prevention
Checklist, continued
This is a result of the washing
action and
is part of the normal operation
of the
Water collects in folds of
the bellows at the end of
the cycle.
Water collects in bleach
This is a result of the siphoning action
Water may be removed by removing the dispenser
and fabric softener corn-
and is part of the normal operation of the
drawer (see Care and Cleaning in this guide) and draining
water into the empty drum or sink.
Wash load too wet after
Washer is overloaded.
Do not overload washer. See Operating Your Washer,
step 4.
Load is too small.
Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load.
Load is out of balance.
Rearrange load to allow proper spinning.
Drain hose is kinked.
Straighten drain hose.
Water does not enter
Water supply is not adequate in area.
Check another faucet in the house. Wait until water supply
washer or it enters slowly,
and pressure increase.
Water supply faucets are not completely
Fully open hot and cold faucets.
Water is being used elsewhere in the
Avoid running water elsewhere while washer is filling.
house. Water pressure must be at least
30 psi (260 kPa).
Water inlet hoses are kinked.
Straighten hoses.
Warm or hot water is not
Hot water heater is set too low or is a
Measure hot water temperature
at nearby faucet with
hot enough,
distance from washer,
candy or meat thermometer.
Water temperature
be at least 120°F (49°C). Adjust water heater as neces-
Hot water is being used elsewhere in the
Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during
washer use. There may not be enough hot water avail-
able for proper cleaning. If problem persists, your hot
water system may be unable to support more than 1
use at a time.
Water in washer does not
Drain hose is kinked or clogged.
Clean and straighten the drain hose.
drain or drains slowly.
Drain hose standpipe is too tall. Maximum
Reduce standpipe height to less than 8' (2.4 m). See
standpipe height is 8' (2.4 m).
House drain pipes are clogged.
Unclog drain pipes. Contact plumber if necessary.
Water leaks.
Fill hose connection is loose at faucet or
Check and tighten hose connections.
Install rubber seal-
ing washers provided.
Wrong detergent.
Run rinse cycle. Use a low-sudsing,
high efficiency
Too much detergent.
Run rinse cycle. Use less detergent
in future loads.
Incorrect wash and rinse
Hot and cold water hoses are connected
Connect hot water hose to hot water faucet and cold
to wrong supply faucets,
water hose to cold water faucet.
Water is entering washer
Drain hose standpipe is too low. Stand-
Increase standpipe height to at least 23.6" (60 cm). See
but tub does not fill.
pipe must be a minimum of 23.6" (60 cm)
high to prevent siphoning.

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