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Personal V'alet
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CLOTHES
VITALIZING
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How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call 1-866-MYVALET
or visit our website at www.personalvalet.com
8527278

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  • Page 1 Personal V'alet CLOTHES VITALIZING SYSTEM How to get the most out of your clothes vitalizing system For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call 1-866-MYVALET or visit our website at www.personalvalet.com 8527278...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS A NOTE TO YOU ..............CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY .......... Electrical Requirements ..........GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CLOTHES VITALIZER ..7 START-UP OVERVIEW ............FABRICS NOT RECOMMENDED ........ACCESSORIES ..............Hanging Accessories ..........Tensioning Accessories ..........Optional Accessories ..........
  • Page 3: A Note To You

    A NOTE TO YOU Your Clothes Are Ready When You Are! Your WHIRLPOOL PERSONAL VALET clothes vitalizing system is a breakthrough in home fabric care that gets your clothes ready-to-wear in about 30 minutes (RegularCare cycle). The clothes vitalizer uses a two-stage...
  • Page 4: Clothes Vitalizer Safety

    CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are 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 potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
  • Page 5 CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY (cont.) IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS When using your appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following: • Read allinstructions. Do not operate clothes vitalizer with a damaged cord, or if the clothes vitalizer has been dropped •...
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    CLOTHES VITALIZER SAFETY (cont.) Electrical Requirements Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock. 120-volt, 60-Hz., AC-only, 15- or 20-ampere fused electrical supply is required.
  • Page 7: Getting To Know Your Clothes Vitalizer

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CLOTHES VITALIZER 1. Exterior vent 2. Staging hooks 3. Hanger bar 4. Collection basin cover 5. Interior vent 6. Formula container 7. Draping bar indentations 8. Model/Serial Number label ..Accessories Included: 2 Clothes Hangers 2 Pant Hangers 1 Draping Bar 8 Heavy Clips 4 Light Clips...
  • Page 8 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CLOTHES VITALIZER (cont.) Control Panel Cycle Selections Dry only cycle Lights indicate which stage the cycle is in 6& Qui©kCare GentleDry • • • • • • • • • • • • • • _1 b D_/I% 13mo Remllning '•...
  • Page 9: Start-Up Overview

    START-UP OVERVIEW Before using your clothes vitalizer, remove all packaging materials. Read the entire Owner's Manual and watch the Use and Care video located in the accessory box inside the clothes vitalizer. You will find important safety information and operating instructions.
  • Page 10: Fabrics Not Recommended

    START-UP OVERVIEW (cont.) Stopping Your Clothes Vitalizer During the drying stage of the cycle: During the misting stage of the cycle: 1. Press the START/CANCEL button to cancel the cycle. 1. Open the door. This will interrupt the cycle in progress. 2.
  • Page 11: Accessories

    ACCESSORIES Hanging Accessories - What they are and how they are used NAME USED WITH WHAT IT DOES HOW TO USE VISUAL Logo faces front Clothes Hanger Shirts, blouses, Hangs clothes Shirts/blouses that button are draped over the Clothes with Gdps coats, jackets and provides Hanger and then buttoned.
  • Page 12: Tensioning Accessories

    ACCESSORIES (cont.) Tensioning Accessories NAME VISUAL Heavy Clip: Provides vertical Squeeze the handles of the clip to open and insert the Weight Clips Cotton, tension to virtual- clothing between the pads. HeavyClip (gray) heavy-weight ly all types of wool, linen and clothes to remove Be sure not to add wrinkles when placing the clothing into polyeste_...
  • Page 13: Optional Accessories

    ACCESSORIES (conL) Optional Accessories - Sold Separately in Accessory Kits NAME USED WITH WHAT IT DOES HOW TO USE VISUAL Provides best Increases the Hanger Place the opening of the Hanger Extender over the oval E_ender performance on width of the head on the Clothes Hanger men's sizes: shoulder area to...
  • Page 14: Optional Accessory Kits

    ACCESSORIES (cont.) Optional Accessory Kits There are several optional accessories you can purchase for your clothes vitalizer that gives you more flexibility in loading your clothes. To order any of the following accessory kits, call 1-866-MYVALET, visit our website at www.personalvalet.com or go to any retail store that sells the PERSONAL VALET...
  • Page 15: Loading

    LOADING Your clothes vitalizer is designed for daily use by being able to handle an outfit at a time• Although your clothes vitalizer can handle up to three articles of clothing, best performance is achieved when no more than two articles of clothing are loaded•...
  • Page 16: Suit Coat & Jacket

    LOADING (Suit Coat & Jacket) VI_R FORMULA _(PECTATION CYCLE Look at the Determine Select Select Select your 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric I Typical results clothes care label on how wrinkles and wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle to expect after the clothes.
  • Page 17: Pants & Slacks

    LOADING (Pants & Slacks) VIEW FABRIC WRINKLED ACCESSORIESREQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Typical results care label on the clothes and wrinkles and collect them now. formula clothes cycle...
  • Page 18: Shirts - Button Up

    LOADING (Shirts - Button up) FORMULA EXPECTATION CYCLE Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Typical results clothes and wrinkles and collect them now. care label on the clothes formula cycle to expect after the clothes.
  • Page 19: Polo Shirts & Knits - Non-Button Up

    LOADING (Polo Shirts & Knits - Non-Button VIEW FABRIC WRINKLED ACCESSORIESREQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric Typical results clothes care label on the clothes and wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle to expect after...
  • Page 20: Blouses - Non-Button Up

    LOADING (Blouses - Non-Button ACCESSORIESREQUIRED EXPECTATION FORMULA CYCLE WRINKLED Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Typical results clothes care label on the clothes wrinkles and collect them now. formula cycle to expect after the clothes.
  • Page 21: Skirts

    LOADING (Skirts) FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTA'RON WRINKLED Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your Select appropriateaccessoriesbasedupon fabric and Typical results care label on the clothes wrinklesand collectthem now. formula clothes cycle to expect after the clothes. became 2.
  • Page 22: Dresses Or Long Skirts

    LOADING (Dresses or Long Skirts) , :: __tlIREB F.Y_EC'rATION CYCLE Look at the Consider how Select Select Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Typical results Select your wrinkles and collect them now. formula clothes care label on the clothes cycle to expect after became...
  • Page 23: Sweaters

    LOADING (Sweaters) FORMULA CYCLE _¢I"ATIOH Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your 1. Select the appropriate accessory based upon fabric Typical results care label on the clothes and wrinkles and collect it now. formula clothes cycle to expect after the clothes.
  • Page 24: Shorts

    LOADING (Shorts) VIEW FABRIC ACCESSORIES REQUIRED FORMULA CYCLE EXPECTATION WRINKLED Look at the Consider how Select Select Select your 1. Select appropriate accessories based upon fabric and Typical results care label on the clothes wrinkles and coltect them now. formula clothes cycle to expect after...
  • Page 25: Formula

    FORMULA Explosion Hazard Use approved formula only. Do not use any flammable liquids. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death o[ explosion. Before running your first cycle on the clothes vitalizer or filling the formula containers, apply the formula identification labels that were included with the PRESIVA* formula starter kit.
  • Page 26 FORMULA (cont.) Removing the Formula Container Remove the container by holding the cap on the container and pulling toward you. Filling the Formula Container 1. Place container on a flat surface. DO NOT hold the formula container by the white nozzle pack as it will come off. 2.
  • Page 27: Cycle Selection

    CYCLE SELECTION Four cycles are available on your clothes vitalizer. The cycle you choose determines the amount of formula dL, 3ensed and the cycle time. RegularC.are Cycle HeavyDuty Cycle QUICKCARE Cycle GENTLEDRY Cycle Use the The HeavyDuty cycle should be RegularCare is the standard cycle you will use to The GENTLEDRY cycle dries wet...
  • Page 28 CYCLE SELECTION (conL) Use this guide as a quick reference when selecting a cycle, CYCLE FABRIC TYPE FORMULA Heavy Duty After laundering or Heavy wrinkles in Crisp or Soft • 100% cotton, linen or double-knit polyester • If it is the dominant fabric in a blend RegularCare After wearing Crisp or Soft...
  • Page 29: Maintenance

    5. Replace the nozzle 1. Remove the formula 4. Replace the filter with a 2. Pull straight up on the pack by pushing the Whirlpool approved filter container from the white nozzle pack. securely with two fin- pack down onto the for-...
  • Page 30: Frequently Asked Questions

    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 1. Will the Personal Valet clothes vitalizer clean (dry-clean) my clothes? It will not remove spots and stains, however our studies have found that the majority of clothes that go to the dry cleaners do not have visible spots and stains on them.
  • Page 31 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (cont.) 8. On which fabrics should I use the Crisp and Soft formulas? The Crisp formula gives a neat, crisp feel to cotton and linen fabrics. You might use it on cotton clothing to which you want to give some form and substance.
  • Page 32: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid a service call. PROBLEM SOLUTION POSSIBLE CAUSE No formula was dispensed during Nozzle may be clogged. See "Maintenance" section for clearing a clogged nozzle. the misting cycle. Did not use tensioning accessories. Add tensioning accessories.
  • Page 33 TROUBLESHOOTING (cont.) PROBLEM SOLUTION POSSIBLE CAUSE Different sounds a re This is normal. During the misting stage of a cycle, you will hear a spraying sound. During the drying stage coming from the you will hear a low hum coming from the fan. In between stages is a dwell time in which a clothes v italizer.
  • Page 34: Assistance Or Service

    • Features and specifications on our full line of appliances. To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, • Installation information. you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. • Use and maintenance procedures.
  • Page 35: Warranty

    For one year from the date of purchase, when this clothes vitalizer and included accessories are operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or fur- nished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP_ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be pro- vided by a Whirlpool Corporation designated service company.