KitchenAid" appliance! KitchenAid designs the best tools for the most important room in your house. To ensure that you enjoy many years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care guide. It contains valuable information conceming how to operate and maintain your new appliance properly and safely.
Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word =DANGER"...
NOTE: The drawings in this book may vary from your washer model. They are designed to show the different features of all models covered by this book. Your model may not include all features. Temperature Options. Fabric selector selectort selectorT (p.
Using your washer Explosion Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Never place items in the washer that are Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. dampened with gasoline or other flammable Do not remove ground prong. fluids. Do not use an adapter. No washer can completely remove oil.
Using your washer (cont.) 4. (OPTIONAL STEP) Pour measured liquid fabric • Follow garment label instructions. softener into the liquid HOT: 130°F (54°C) or above. fabric softener dispenser. - Whites and pastels. • Do not spill or drip - Heavy and greasy soils. any fabric softener on WARM: 90 °...
Using your washer (co, nt.) 11. Pull out the Cycle Control Knob to start the 10. Push in the Cycle Control Knob and turn it washer. lockwise to the wash cycle you want. See "Selecting a cycle and time." • Reduce the wash time when using a small load size setting.
Selecting a cycle and time (cont.) Model KAWS700G Normol IbdmWml_ Delicate I Handwashables Normal cycle Handwashables cycle The Normal cycle features extended agitation The Handwashables cycle features brief low speed time for cleaning cottons and linens, and longer agitation and soak time (2 seconds agitation and 13 spin times to shorten drying time.
Selecting a cycle and time (cont.) Models KAWS750G, KAWS800G, KAWS850G _ul IoSk_t Peru Ire= Oek_te= Normal High/Low Low/Low hguw High/High unraLow/UlltaLow Pre-Wash WdnldeIkm_ Agltate/Sp_n Permanenl Press Fabdc Se/ect Soak Cycle control knob Normal cycle Soak cycle The Soak cycle features brief periods of agitation The Normal cycle is used with the Fabric Select and soak time to help remove heavy soils and stains option to provide the best wash and spin action for a...
SENSORSURE* temperature control (on some models) SENSORSURE temperature control electronically To select SENSORSURE: Warm senses and maintains a uniform water tempera- Tum the Temperature selector to a Cold ture by regulating incoming hot and cold water. SENSORSURE setting. Senso_ure SENSORSURE keeps warm and cold water Sensor controlled...
Understanding normal washer sounds During drain Your new washer may make sounds your old one didn't. Because the sounds may be unfamiliar, you If water is drained quickly from your washer (depend- may be concemed about them. Don't be; most of ing on your installation), you may hear air being them are normal.
Cleaning your washer Cleaning the exterior Cleaning the interior Clean your washer interior by mixing 1 cup (250 mL) Use a soft, damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills such as detergent or bleach. of chlorine bleach and 2 cups (500 mL) of detergent. Pour this into your washer and run it through a com- Occasionally wipe the outside of your washer to keep it looking new.
Common washing problems Problem... Cause... Solution ... Washer leaks • Tighten hoses. See Installation • Fill hoses not tight. Instructions. NOTE: After • Reseat (reposition) washers. See • Fill hose washers not properly seated. checking these, Installation Instructions. check household plumbing.
Common washing problems (cont.) Solution.. • This is normal. Washer makes noise • Gears engaging after drain and before spin. (cont.) • This is normal. • Upper part of agitator clicks during wash. • Plug in power cord. • Power cord not plugged in. Won't fill/rinse/agitate •...
Common washing problems (cont.) Problem... Cause... Solution... • Sort lint givers (towels, chenille) from Residue or lint • Improper sorting. lint takers (corduroy, synthetics). Also on load sort by color. • Lint can be trapped in load if over- • Overloading. loaded.
Common washing problems (cont.) Problem... Cause... Solution... Load is • Overloading. • Loads should move freely during wash. Wash smaller loads. tangled/twisted • Do not wrap items around agitator. • Clothes wrapped around agitator. • Not diluting softener. • Dilute fabric softener in the dispenser. Clogged dispensers or bleach leaking •...
United States. Our consultants provide assistance with: To locate the authorized KitchenAid service company ,, Features and specifications on our full line of in your area, you can also look in your telephone appliances.
For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence. to KitchenAid Canada with any questions or concerns at: Consumer Relations Centre KitchenAid Canada 1901 Minnesota Court Mississauga, Ontario L5N 3A7...
5/98 iTCHENAID AND KITCHENAID CANADA DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL R CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of inci- _.ntalor consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you _ecific legal rights and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state or province to ovince.
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