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Cycle Settings; Cycle Options; Washer Features - Frigidaire ATF8000FE2 Operating Instructions Manual

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Cycle Selection (Con't)
The wash water is heated by an internal boost heater to a
maximum
of 152 ° F as the load tumbles
for up to 90
minutes.
"SAn"
is displayed
during
the wash phase
alternately with the estimated
cycle time.
Cold water is
added to cool down the load prior to drain and spin. If the
voltage at your outlet is under 110V, the internal heater
may not adequately
heat the wash water.
(If the cycle is interrupted
while the water is heating, the
final temperature
of the wash water may be lower and
sanitation
may be reduced).
As a precaution,
the washer door is locked once the wa-
ter temperature
reaches 130 ° F. If the cycle is cancelled
during the wash phase and if the water temperature
is
greater than 150 ° F, an automatic
Cool Down and drain
will occur before the door can be opened.
"cd' will be
displayed.
Heavy Duty
The Heavy Duty cycle provides 20 minutes of reversing
tumble wash action for heavily soiled sturdy items.
Hot
water is recommended
to remove heavy soil and most
stains.
Stain Clean, Extra Rinse and Extended Spin are
available
options.
Normal
The Normal cycle provides 15 minutes of reversing tumble
wash action for normally soiled loads.
Stain Clean, Extra
Rinse and Extended Spin are available options.
Perm Press
The Perm Press cycle provides
10 minutes of reversing
tumble wash action for cottons and blends with a no-iron
finish.
To minimize
wrinkling,
the Warm
Rinse
and
Extended Spin option are not available with this cycle. The
Stain Clean and Extra Rinse options can be selected.
Delicates
This cycle provides 10 minutes of gentle reversing wash
action for knits and delicates.
To protect
your delicate
items, a hot water wash, Heavy Soil, and the Extended
Spin option are not available.
The Stain Clean and Extra
Rinse options are available.
Hand Wash
Select the Hand Wash cycle for items labeled
"Hand
Washable".
Ten minutes
of occasional
tumbling
are
followed by 2 rinses and a slow final spin. To protect your
hand washables, a hot water wash, Heavy Soil, the Clean
Stain and Extended Spin options are not available.
The
Extra Rinse option is available.
Spin Only
Use the Spin Only cycle anytime you want to drain water
from the washer and spin out the load or as a follow-up to
a No Spin selection.
Select the spin speed appropriate to
the load.
To add a rinse prior to spin, select the Extra
Rinse option.
Cycle
Settings
Appropriate
wash and rinse water temperatures,
final spin
speed
and
soil
level
settings
for each
cycle
will
automatically
be displayed when a cycle is selected. To
change the preset selections,
press
Temperature
, Spin
Speed and Soil level to scroll to the desired setting.
If a
setting
is not appropriate
for that cycle, the indicator
well not light up.
i NOTE: Pressing any button during operation of the
cycle will produce flashing indicator
lights, beeping and "Eft' will be displayed.
To change a setting
after the cycle starts, press Start/
Pause before making the adjustment.
Changes made to
the cycle will automatically
be remembered
each time
that cycle is selected in the future.
Wash / Rinse Water Temperatures
Select
a wash water
temperature
according
to fiber
content,
colorfastness
and soil level.
For best results,
follow the care label instructions and use the hottest water
safe for the fabric.
A cold water rinse saves energy and
reduces
wrinkling.
Hot/Cold
Heavily soiled white/colorfast
cotton and
perm press loads.
Warm/Cold
Normally soiled white/colorfast
cotton and
perm press loads.
Warm/Warm
Washable
woolens.
Cold/Cold
Lightly soiled non-colorfast
items, knits,
delicates
and hand washables.
Auto Temp
Auto
Temp
improves
washing
performance.
Water
temperature
can be affected
by the water heater setting
and its distance from the washer,
water usage in other
parts of the home and seasonally
low ground
water
temperatures
in some geographic
areas.
Because most
detergents work best in wash water at a minimum of 65 °
F, select Auto Temp settings
for regulated
wash water
temperatures.
Auto Temp Hot
115° F
Auto Temp Warm
77 ° F
Auto Temp Cold
59 ° F
Cold
Temperature
of cold tap water.
NOTE: Final rinse water temperatures
are not regulated.
Spin Speed
Maximum,
Fast, Medium and Slow speeds are available
for each cycle.
The final spin speed and or duration vary
from cycle to cycle.
Increasing
spin speed will extract
more water and
decrease drying time.
Decreasing
spin speed will reduce wrinkling.
Select
Slow spin speed to gently spin items that
should be line dried.
Use No Spin to omit the final spin at the end of the
cycle. The load will be very wet. Remove items from
the wash drum to drip dry or select Spin Only to remove
excess water at a more convenient time.
Soil Level
Press Soil Level to increase or decrease the wash time.
Water Level
There is no need to select a water level. The washer
automatically adjusts the water level to the type and size of
wash load.
Cycle Options
To select or delete the Extra Rinse, Extended
Spin or
Signal
Volume,
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.
It will no longer be lighted when the option
has been deleted. To provide the best care for your laundry
items, not every option is available with every cycle.
Stain Clean
Use the Stain Clean option to add a 5-minute soak in the
middle of the wash portion of any cycle except Quick and
Hand Wash.
Extra Rinse
Use this option
when additional
rinsing
is desired
to
remove excess dirt and detergent.
It is recommended
for
heavily
soiled
loads
or if household
members
have
sensitive skin. Extra Rinse occurs before the final rinse
when the liquid fabric softner is dispensed.
Extended Spin
Use this option to add several additional minutes to the
final spin at the selected speed. This will improve water
extraction and decrease drying time.
Signal Volume
A signal will sound at the end of the cycle this option is
selected.
The signal has an adjustable
volume level or
can be turned off.
Washer
Features
Delay Start
Press Delay Start to select a wash time convenient to your
schedule or during off peak energy hours. The start of the
cycle can be delayed for up to 14 hours.
The delay time
selected will be displayed as 30, 60 or 90 minutes or 2
through 14 hrs.
PN 134851000D
(0804)

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