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How To Prepare Laundry Loads - Kenmore 93901 Series Use And Care Manual

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How to Prepare Laundr,
FOLLOW
MANUFAC-
TURER'S
CARE
LABELS
FOR LAUNDERING
FOR BEST WASHING
RESULTS--
Sort wash loads according
to color,
fabric type, construction,
soil, and
lint.
COLORS
I,_
Wh,tes
Z_f
1_Colorfast_'_F
1'-_ ....
Z_f
FABRIC- & CONSTRUCTION
¢_
Linen
-_
,_& Blends._
__
__
,-_N0__
SOILS
'_*
Normal
_
_eavil_-_
t_ _o,,_/ __
LINT
_= Lin, #..f
Terrycloth
Chenille
Flannel
Fleece
Fabric
_
L in
t_
-_-._._
7
Perma
Press
Synthetics
Velveteen
Corduroy,
etc.
PREPARE
WASH
LOAD
• Close
zippers,
unbutton
buttons,
and
removeLdetachable
trim-
mings.
Empty
pockets
and
turn
inside
out.
_ ACALmONI
Remove
all
items
from
garments
and
fabrics
to
be
washed
or
dried,
such
as
facial
tissues,
matches,
crayons,
nails,
safety
pins
or any
metallic
or hard
objects
which
might
damage
clothes
or appliance.
• Remove
stains
(see page
7).
• Pretreat
very
dirty
areas
(cuffs,
collars,
underarms,
children's
socks,
oil arid grease
spots)
with
detergent-w_iter
paste
or
full
strength
liquid
detergent
(see
Laundry
Aids and Uses,
page 6).
• When
washing
woolens,
dilute
all-purpose
detergent
before
treating
spot.
Excessive
rubbing
will cause
shrinkage:.
• Permanent
Press
Jitems
require
special
care
(see page 9).
PAGE4
i ACAUTION !
Certain pretreat-
ment products can damage washer's
plastic and painted finishes. Directly
apply
pretreatment
products
to
stained
fabric
but
away
from
washer.
After
pretreatment,
wash
and dry fabric as usual. Damage to
washer
caused
by
pretreatment
products
is not
covered
by war-
ranty.
SOAK HEAVILY
SOILED AND
STAINED
AREAS
• Soaking helps loosen and remove
certain kinds of dirts and stains.
• Use laundry
detergent
products,
diluted bleach or ammonia.
[AWARNING_
DO NOT USE CHLORINE
BLEACH AND AMMONIA
IN SAME LOAD--
POISONOUS
FUMES CAN
OCCUR.
• Soaking
does
not
replace
wash-
ing. Always
wash load after soak-
ing, using detergent.
LOAD ARTICLES
LOOSELY
* Load
articles
no higher
than
top
row of circular
holes in wash tub.
• Do
not
put
items
on
top
of
agitalor
or wind them
around
it.
• Mix large articles
with small ones.
Large
items
should
be no more
than
half total
load.
€ Loads
WATER
LEVEL
The water level control caffbe set to
provide the proper atnount
of wash
and rinse water for specific wash
load
sizes. Select water
level that
will cover
top
of dry load.
The
bulkiness of wash loads is important
when
determining
a water
level.
Articles
suclh as pillows,
blankets
and rugs are more absorbent
and re-
quire larger amounts
of water. For
best
results
when
washing
bulky
items,
set Water
Level control
at
highest fill level
RIGHT
WRONG
WATER
TEMPERATURES
Water tenlperature
is a very impor-
tant
factor.
Approximate
water
temperatures
are suggested
in the
chart below.
FAHRENHEIT
140°
--
HOT
100°
--
WARM
70°
COLD
q
Use Control
Settings
chart
on
page
8 to help
determine
correct
wash
and rinse
temperature
for
fabrics.
When
u:dng
water
temperature
colder than 60 _ F, read instructions
on detergent
containers
f_r
cold
water
wash or the following
may
Occur:
• Detergents
may not dissolve well,
leaving spots or streaks; of deter-
gent on articles.
• Soils are difficult to remove.
• Some
fabrics
will re_Iain wear
wrinkles and may have increased
pilling.

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