KitchenAid KAWE565B Use And Care Manual
KitchenAid KAWE565B Use And Care Manual

KitchenAid KAWE565B Use And Care Manual

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and Care Guide
A Note to You .................. 2
Washer S afety .................. 3
Gelti_ To K_w Your
Wc_h_ ............................ 4
Ope_ling Your W_h_
Oth_ Fealu_
............... 11
Laundw Tips................... 13
If You Need A_da_e
S_vice ....................... 25
Wa_anty ........................ 28
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  • Page 1 Gelti_ To K_w Your Wc_h_ ......4 Ope_ling Your W_h_ ...5 Oth_ Fealu_ ....11 Laundw Tips....13 If You Need A_da_e S_vice ....... 25 Wa_anty ......28 1-800-422..1230 Call with questions or comments. KITCHENAID ° Washers Models: KAWE565B KAWE570B KAWE577B KAWE665B...
  • Page 2 Note to You Thank you! Thank you for buying a KITCHENAID e home appliance. This world-class product is the result of years of engineering experience. To ensure reliable, trouble-free operation, please read and follow this Use and Care Guide. In it you will find valuable information to help you safely operate and maintain your appliance.
  • Page 3 Understanding Washer Safety IMPORTANTSAFETYINSTRUCTIONS To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury when using your washer, follow basic precautions including the following: • Read all instructions before using your • If your hot water has not been used washer.
  • Page 4 fling To Know YourWasher The parts and features of your washer are illustrated in this section. Become familiar with all parts and features before using your washer. 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.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Operating YourWasher This section tells you how to operate your washer. Operating your washer properly enables you to obtain the best possible results. IN THIS SECTION Bofore starting your washer .... 5 Selecting a cycle and setting ... 6 Starting or stopping your washer ... 5 Using rinse and spin ......
  • Page 6: Selecting A Load Size

    Operating YourWasher Selecting a load size Position the Load Size Selector at the setting that corresponds to the size load you want to wash. Select a load size based on the size of load and the fabric you are washing. See page 14 for additional loading information.
  • Page 7 peraling Your Washer Regular/Heavy cycle The Regular/Heavy cycle features high spin speeds designed to shorten drying time. • Use HEAVY to clean large loads of sturdily constructed cotton and linen fabrics that are heavily soiled. • Use NORMAL to clean sturdily constructed cotton and linen fabrics that are moder- ately soiled.
  • Page 8 Operating YourWasher Pre-Wash cycle The Pre-Wash cycle features a brief period of agitation and high spin speeds to help remove heavy soils and stains that need pretreatment. • Use warm water for prewashing stained laundry. (Hot water can set stains.) See pages 15-17 for stain removal information.
  • Page 9: Using Rinse And Spin

    Operating YourWasher Using rinse and spin When using extra detergent for heavily soiled clothes, or washing special-care items, you may want an extra rinse and spin. 1. Push the Cycle Control Knob in and turn clockwise to RINSE, as illustrated. 2.
  • Page 10: What Happens In Each Cycle

    Operating YourWasher What happens in each cycle After agitation starts, the Cycle Control Knob When the Cycle Control Knob is turned to a turns clockwise until it points to OFF and the setting and pulled out, the washer fills (to the cycle ends.
  • Page 11 Other Features Your washer may have some of the following features. Understanding the use of the features on your machine will help you efficiently use your washer. IN THIS SECTION Using the Extra Rinse option ..11 Using the fabric softener dispenser .........
  • Page 12 ( )ther Features Using the fabric softener dispenser Dilute fabric softener with warm water to the croea-bar (on some models) If the top of the agitator has a pouring well with a cross-bar at the bottom, your model has a fabric softener dispenser.
  • Page 13: Before You Wash

    . _jaundry Tips This section reviews proper laundering techniques, gives you additional washing information, and discusses solutions to common laundering problems. IN THIS SECTION Before you wash ......13 Solving laundering problems ..22 Removing stains ......15 Saving energy ......... Caring for your washer ....
  • Page 14 f. aundry Tips Loading • Drop items into washer loosely. Fill to the • Load by the amount of space items take up, not by their weight. pack or wrap items around the • Mix large and small items in each load. agitator.
  • Page 15: Removing Stains

    L, aundry Tips Removing stains 3. How old the stain is. (Washing and Stained, heavily soiled or greasy items may need to be prewashed or soaked for best drying can set some stains.) results. Soaking helps remove protein-type • Start with cold or warm water. Hot water stains like blood, milk, or grass.
  • Page 16 .Laundry Tips STAIN TO REMOVE Deodorants Light stain: Treat with liquid detergent or your regular laundry detergent. and anti- Wash in hottest water safe for fabric. perspirants Heavy stain: Place face down on towel and treat with a paste of ammonia and all-fabric bleach.
  • Page 17 .Laundry Tips STAIN TO REMOVE Mildew Wash in hottest water safe for fabric. If stain remains, soak in warm water and an all-fabric bleach for 15 to 30 minutes. Rewash. (Old mildew stains are almost impossible to remove. Mildew fungus destroys or weakens fabrics.) An alternative to bleach is to treat with salt and lemon juice and dry in direct sunlight.
  • Page 18: Water Usage Guide

    .Laundry Tips Water usage guide Water temperature COMMENTS RINSE USE FOR WASH COLD • Gives best cleaning for heavy • Heavy soils soils. 130°F (54°C) • Work clothes or above • Removes oils, perspiration,greasy • Sturdywhites and soils and stains. colorfastpastels •...
  • Page 19: Using Laundry Aids

    .f_..,aundry Tips Using laundry aids 3. Add bleach to wash cycle so it can be removed in the rinse cycle. Pour bleach Follow package instructions when using around agitator, not directly on load. laundry aids. (See "Removing Stains" on • Follow directions on care labels. Do not pages 15-17 for more information.) use chlorine bleach on wool, silk, spandex, acetates or soma flame-retardant...
  • Page 20: Washing Special-Care Items

    fJaundry Tips Fabric softeners • Fabric softeners should not be mixed with • Use fabric softener dispenser if your other laundry products because greasy washer has one. (See page 12.) stains may form. If stains form, remove by • If your washer does not have a fabric wetting the stain and rubbing with liquid softener dispenser, add diluted fabric detergent or a bar of soap.
  • Page 21 .. aundry Tips When using chlorine bleach for soaking, add detergent to load. Diapers Avoid overuse of fabric softeners. Absorbency will be reduced. 1. Rinse immediately. Soak in a solution of lukewarm water and a small amount of detergent until you are ready to wash them. You may wish to use bleach or a special soaking product when soaking.
  • Page 22: Solving Laundering Problems

    .__.,aundry Til:_ Solving laundering problems Most laundering problems are easily solved if you understand the cause. Check the following list for problems you may have and possible causes. If you need additional help, check the "Assistance or Service" section of this book. PROBLEM CAUSE Brown, yellow...
  • Page 23: Saving Energy

    .Laundry Tips Saving energy • Use warm or cold wash water for most • Avoid rewashing. Use enough detergent; loads. Use hot water only when washing pretreat stains or heavy soils; do not heavy, greasy soils or whites. overload; use the cycles and wash times •...
  • Page 24: Care During Periods Of Non-Use

    .___Jaundry Tips Care during periods of non-use Winter storage or moving care To use the washer again: Install and store your washer where it will 1. Flush water pipes and hoses. not freeze. Because some water stays in the 2. Reconnect water inlet hoses. washer, freezing can damage it.
  • Page 25 If You Need Assistance or Service I. Before calling for assistance... Isyour water turned on? Is the power cord firmly plugged in? Have you blown a fuse or tripped the circuit breaker?. If you need more help, check the chart below. PROBLEM CHECK THE FOLLOWING Washer will not fill...
  • Page 26 A=si=tance or Service 4. If you are not satisfied 2. If you need assistance*... with the action taken: • Call KitchenAid Consumer Assistance Center: • Contact the Major Appliance Consumer 1-800-422-1230 Action Panel (MACAP). MACAP is a group of independent consumer experts that...
  • Page 27 PURCHASE. workmanship. KITCHENAID DOES NOT ASSUME ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSE- QUENTIAL DAMAGES. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not apply to you.

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