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Frigidaire 137168300B Use & Care Manual

Frigidaire washer use & care manual
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Important Safety Instructions ..............................2-4
Features ...............................................................5
Operating Instructions ...................................... 6-15
Stain Removal Guide ...................................... 16-17
Care and Cleaning .......................................... 18-21
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TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
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Solutions to Common Problems ....................... 22-26
Warranty ............................................................ 27
Notes ................................................................. 28
Français ..............................................................29

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Features ...5 Operating Instructions ... 6-15 Stain Removal Guide ... 16-17 Care and Cleaning ... 18-21 www.frigidaire.com USA 1-800-944-9044 & Care TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Solutions to Common Problems ... 22-26 Warranty ...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Product Record Record Your Model and Serial Numbers The model and serial numbers of your washer are found on the washer serial plate located on the inside of the door. Record and retain these numbers. Model Number _____________________ Serial Number _____________________ Purchase Date _____________________ Read all instructions before using this appliance.
  • Page 3 WARNING To reduce the risk of fi re, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this washer, comply with the basic warnings listed below. Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries. You can be killed or seriously injured if you don’t follow these Important Safety Instructions: PREVENT FIRE •...
  • Page 4 It may be necessary to reinforce the fl oor to prevent vibration or movement. • Do not sit on, step on or stand on the washer. Do not rest heavy loads on top. The washer is not meant to support weight.
  • Page 5: Features

    Cycle Selector Laundry Product Dispenser Drawer Door Striker Stainless Steel Wash Drum As an ENERGY STAR Major Appliances has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR for energy effi ciency. Control Lock Adjustable Leveling Legs ® Partner, Electrolux ® guidelines FEATURES LED Display...
  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    You may or may not hear the following sounds from your new washer: A. DRAIN HOSE The washer has a fl exible drain hose to carry water from the washer to the stand pipe of your home. You will hear water fl owing into your stand pipe.
  • Page 7: Operating Your Washer

    Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load. • Wash a single heavy item such as a king-sized comforter, bedspread or sleeping bag separately. • The washer can be fully loaded, but the items should not be tightly packed. The door should close easily.
  • Page 8 NOTE From time to time you may see water in the “LIQUID BLEACH” and “FABRIC SOFTENER” chambers. This is part of the normal operation of the washer. Liquid Chlorine Bleach • If desired, add liquid chlorine bleach to the cham- ber labeled “LIQUID BLEACH”...
  • Page 9 fl at as di- sounds. rected on the fabric care label. • Excess wrinkling, color transfer or odors may de- velop in items left in the washer after the cycle has ended, if not removed promptly. CAUTION ENTRAPMENT and TIP-OVER HAZARD Do not leave the door open if there are small children or pets present.
  • Page 10: Cycle Selection

    OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on every model. Consoles shown above for reference only. Your model may differ. Cycle Selection Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle desired.
  • Page 11 Spin Only Use the Spin Only cycle anytime you want to drain water from the washer and spin out the load or as a follow-up to a No Spin selection. Select the spin speed appropriate to the load. To add a rinse prior to spin,...
  • Page 12: Cycle Settings

    The water heater setting and its distance from the washer, water usage in other parts of the home, and seasonally low ground water temperature in some geographic areas can affect water temperature.
  • Page 13: Cycle Options

    Cycle Options To select or delete the Energy Saver (if equipped), Extra Rinse, Stain Clean, Extended Spin (if equipped) or Signal Volume, press Options until the blinking light indicates the desired option. Then, while it is blinking, press Select. The indicator will light when the option has been selected.
  • Page 14: Other Features

    • Final spin • Touch Pause to Add a Garment Drum Light (on select models) The drum light will turn on when the washer door is opened and remain lighted for 3 minutes or until the door is closed. Vent Latch Help prevent odor buildup and mildew between washes by utilizing your washer’s vent latch feature.
  • Page 15 Washer Settings Chart These Temperature, Spin Speeds, Soil Levels and Options are available with the following cycles: Temperature Sanitize/Cold (if equipped) Hot/Cold Warm/Warm (if equipped) Warm/Cold Cold/Cold Cold/Cold Spin Speed Maximum Fast Medium Slow No Spin Soil Level Heavy Normal...
  • Page 16: Stain Removal Guide

    STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE Safe Stain Removal Procedures To reduce the risk of fi re or serious injury to persons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed below: • Read and comply with all instructions on stain re- moval products. •...
  • Page 17 Stain Removal Suggestions STAIN Adhesive tape, chewing Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with pre- gum, rubber cement wash stain remover or nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid. Baby formula, dairy Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains. Soak for 30 minutes or more. products, egg Wash.
  • Page 18: Care And Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventative) To help prevent odors, mold or mildew, leave the door open for a few hours after use or whenever the washer is not in use. CAUTION ENTRAPMENT and TIP-OVER HAZARD Do not leave the door open if there are small children or pets present.
  • Page 19: Cleaning Dispenser Drawer Area

    • Replace the insert by pressing it in place until you hear a slight click. Return the dispenser drawer. Daily Preventive Maintenance • Remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle ends. Excess wrinkling, color transfer, and odors may develop in items left in the washer.
  • Page 20 NOTE If the System Clean cycle is cancelled or paused during the cycle, the washer will go through 2 rinse cycles to clean the drum of any residual bleach before unlocking the door. Press and hold both for ten seconds to enter System Clean cycle.
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning

    fl oor. Winterizing Instructions IMPORTANT If the washer is stored in an area where freezing can occur or moved in freezing temperatures, follow these winterizing instructions to prevent damage to the washer: 1 Turn off water supply faucets.
  • Page 22: Solutions To Common Problems

    • Reduce load size. Rewash • See Operating Your, steps 1 using correct water tem- and 2. perature, water level, and • Do not overload washer. amount of detergent. • Use correct temperature • Add nonprecipitating water and amount of detergent, conditioner to wash water to water and wash time.
  • Page 23 • When ironing, use spray • Turn items inside out to • Rewash load. • Increase water temperature • Do not overload washer. • Use liquid detergent or • Reduce load size. • Do not overload washer. • Rinse in cold water with liq- •...
  • Page 24 Spray Gel Mildew Stain and fabric softener compart- Remover using brush to ments of dispenser. remove stains. • Dry the inside of washer • Use only HE (high effi ciency and gasket after every run. detergent) along with rec- ommended dosage.
  • Page 25 Service Prevention Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE NOISE High pitch “jet engine”...
  • Page 26 120°F (49°C). Adjust water heater as neces- sary. Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during washer use. There may not be enough hot water avail- able for proper cleaning. If problem persists, your hot water system may be unable to support more than 1 use at a time.
  • Page 27: Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY INFORMATION For the applicable warranty period as set forth below, as measured from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.
  • Page 28: Notes

    NOTES...