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KitchenAid KAWS800G Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 Models KAWS700G " KAWS7S()G KAWS800G KAWS850G 3950451B...
  • Page 2 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 propedy and safely.
  • Page 3 Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have providedmany important safety messagQs in this manualand on your appliance. Alwaysread and obey all safety messages. This is the safetyalert symbol. This symbolalertsyou to hazardsthat can kill or hurtyou and others. All safety messageswillbe precededby the safety alertsymboland the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4 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 eelectort selectort (p.6) (p.6) (p.6) Load size...
  • Page 5: Using Your Washer

    Using your washer Fire 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 fluids. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. No washer can completely remove oil.
  • Page 6 Using your washer (cont.) 4. (OPTIONAL STEP) Pour measured liquid fabric • Follow garment label instructions. softener into the liquid HOT: 120°F (49°C) or above. fabric softenerdispenser. - Whites and pastels. • Do not spill or drip - Heavy and greasy soils. WARM: 90 °...
  • Page 7 Using your washer 10. Push in the Cycle Control knob and tum it 11. Pull out the Cycle Control knob to start the clockwise to the wash washer. cycle you want. See "Selecting a cycle and time." • Reduce the wash time when using a small load size setting.
  • Page 8 Selecting a cycle and time (cont.) Model KAWS700G Normal Pt_Wash Soak Delicate / 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.
  • Page 9: Selecting A Cycle And Time

    Selecting a cycle and time (cont.) Models KAWS750G, IG WS800G, KAWS850G Normal hrm Pmu HIg_ow tow/t_ E,_ra Rinse Hordwolh UlfroLowlUIIroLow Agitate/Sptn Fabric Select Sook Cycle control knob Normal cycle Soak cycle The Normal cycle is used with the Fabric Select The Soak cycle features brief periods of agitation option to provide the best wash and spin action for a and soak time to help remove heavy soils and stains...
  • Page 10: Self-Cleaning

    SENSORSURE temperature control models) some SENSORSURE temperature control electronically To select SENSORSURE: senses and maintains a uniform water tempera- Turn the Temperature selector to a Warm ture by regulating incoming hot and cold water. SENSORSURE setting. Cold SENSORSURE keeps warm and cold water temperatures within recommended ranges for fornperofures best detergent performance and fabric care.
  • Page 11: Normal Washer Sounds

    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 soncemed about them. Don't be; most of ing on your installation), you may hear air being them are normal.
  • Page 12: Cleaning Your Washer

    Cleaning your washer Cleaning the exterior Cleaning the interior Use a soft, damp'cloth or sponge to wipe up any Clean your washer intedor by mixing 1 cup (250 mL) spills such as detergent or bleach. of chlorine bleach and 2 cups (500 mL) of detergent. Occasionally wipe the outside of your Pour this into your washer and run it through a com- washer to keep it looking new.
  • Page 13: Washing Problems

    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.
  • Page 14 Common washing problems (co.t.) Problem... - Cause... Solution... Washer makes noise • Gears engaging after drain and • This is normal. (cont.) before spin. • Upper part of agitator clicks during wash, • This is normal. Won't fill/rinse/ • Power cord not plugged in. •...
  • Page 15 Common washing problems (co.t.) 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- •...
  • Page 16 Common washing problems ( ont.) Problem... Cause... Solution.,. Load is • Overloading. • Loads should move freely during tangled/twisted wash. Wash smaller loads. • Clothes wrapped around agitator. • Do not wrap items around agitator. • Dilute fabric softener in the dispenser. Clogged •...
  • Page 17 ... If you need to order replacement parts, we recom- build every new KITCHENAID ° appliance. To locate mend that you only use factory authorized parts, factory authorized replacement parts in your area, These parts will fit right and work right, because...
  • Page 18 If you need replacement parts ... If you need to order replacement parts, we used to build every new KITCHENAID _ appli- recommend that you only use factory authorized ance. To locate factory authorized replacement parts. These parts will fit right and work right,...
  • Page 19 919_ KITCHENAID AND KITCHENAID CANADA DO NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which may vary from state to state or province to province.
  • Page 20 3950451 B • Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of KitctienAid, U.S.A., 10/98 © 1998 KitchenAid KitchenAid Canada licer_see in Canada Pdnted In U.S,A.

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