6. Turn the WATER LEVEL selector knob to the correct setting
for your wash load and the type of fabric being washed.
Choose a load size that allows the load to move freely for
best fabric care. See "Loading."
You may change the load size selection after the washer
has started filling by turning the selector to a different
Set the WATER TEMP selector to the correct setting for the
type of fabric and soils being washed.
This section describes the available wash cycles and will help
you make the best cycle selections for your wash loads. Each
cycle is designed for different types of fabric and soil levels.
The washer pauses briefly throughout
each cycle. These
pauses are normal. Refer to "Normal Sounds" for sounds you
may hear during a wash cycle.
Refer to "Understanding
Washer Cycles" to learn what
happens during a wash cycle.
AUTO TEMP CONTROL - Your laundry centers uses the
Auto Temp Control feature to electronically
maintain a uniform water temperature
incoming hot and cold water. The cold wash is regulated
75°F (24°C). The warm wash is
maintained at approximately
Choose one of these automatic temperature
settings to help eliminate undissolved detergent and
ensure consistent cleaning results.
Use the warmest water safe for the fabric. Follow garment
Selecting Water Temperatures
Whites and pastels
111 °F (44°C)
Moderate to light soils
Colors that bleed or fade
NOTE: In wash water temperatures
colder than 70°F (21°C),
detergents do not dissolve well. Soils can be difficult to
remove. Some fabrics can retain wear wrinkles and have
increased pilling (the formation of small lint-like balls on the
surface of garments).
Push in the Cycle Control knob and turn it clockwise to the
wash cycle you want. Pull out the Cycle Control knob to start
To stop or restart your washer:
To stop the washer at any time, push in the Cycle Control
To restart the washer, close the lid (if open) and pull out
the Cycle Control knob.
PERMANENT P RESS
Use this cycle to get up to 15 minutes of wash time for sturdy or
heavily soiled loads. Wash combines high speed agitation and
high spin speeds.
Use the Super or Regular settings for heavily soiled and
Use the Short setting for light soil and delicate fabrics.
Use this cycle to add a second rinse to your wash load. This
cycle uses high-speed
agitation and a high spin speed. 2nd
Rinse is also helpful for clothes that you want to rinse and spin
This cycle features medium agitation for cleaning cottons and
linens, and high spin speeds to shorten drying time. For lightly
soiled cotton and linen fabrics, use the shortest time setting.
Select up to 9 minutes of wash time. Wash combines fast and
slow speed agitation and slow spin speeds to reduce wrinkling.
The Permanent Press cycle includes a load cooling
process that reduces wrinkling.
When the timer reaches Pause, the washer will drain and
pause for approximately
2 minutes while some of the
wash water is drained and replaced with rinse water.
The cycle features low-speed
agitation for gentle soil removal
from delicate items. Low spin speeds minimize wrinkling. Use
this cycle to clean lightly to moderately soiled loads.
This cycle features a series of brief, low speed agitations and
short soaks to gently clean special-care items. Low spin speeds
minimize wrinkling. Wash small loads. If items appear to be
floating (due to trapped air), stop the washer by pushing in the
Cycle Control knob. Push items down into the washer. Pull out
the Cycle Control knob to restart the washer.