Cleaning the Door Seal/Bellow
Open the washer door and remove any clothing or items from
Inspect the gray colored seal/bellow
between the door
opening and the basket for stained areas. Pull back the seal/
bellow to inspect all areas under the seal/bellow and to check
for foreign objects.
If stained areas are found, wipe down these areas of the seal/
bellow, using the procedure that follows.
Mix a dilute solution, using ¾ cup (177 mL) of liquid
chlorine bleach, and 1 gal. (3.8 L) of warm tap water.
b} Wipe the seal/bellow area with the dilute solution, using a
Let stand 5 minutes.
d} Wipe down area thoroughly
with a dry cloth and let the
washer interior air dry with door open.
Wear rubber gloves when cleaning for prolonged
Refer to the bleach manufacturer's
Washer Maintenance Procedure
This washer has a special cycle that uses higher water volumes in
with liquid chlorine bleach to thoroughly
inside of the washer.
Read these instructions
before beginning the
If necessary, the cleaning cycle may be interrupted by
pressing the STOP button. This will stop the cycle. A RINSE/
DRAIN & SPIN cycle must then be run to thoroughly rinse the
remaining bleach from the washer. Failure to do so will cause
damage to the washer and clothing added to the next cycle.
1. Open the washer door and remove any clothing or items from
2. Be sure the door is closed.
Open the dispenser drawer and immediately add ¾ cup
(160 mL) of liquid chlorine bleach to the bleach compartment.
NOTE: Do not add any detergent to this cycle. Use of more
than ¾ cup (160 mL) of bleach will cause product damage
4. Be sure the dispenser drawer is closed.
5. Select the CLEAN WASHER cycle.
6. Press START.
NOTE: The basket will rotate, then the door will unlock, lock
again, and then the cycle will continue.
The machine will not fill, but the basket will rotate while
the washer runs a short sensing cycle. This will take
The cycle will determine whether clothing or other items are
in the washer.
a) If no items are detected in the washer, it will proceed to
b} If any items are detected in the washer, all the Cycle
lights will flash, "rL" or "F-34" will be displayed, and the
WASH and CONTROLS LOCKED lights will remain lit.
The door will unlock.
Press STOP to cancel the failure code. Then repeat
steps 1,2 and 6 to start the cycle again.
8. Once the cycle has begun, allow the cycle to complete.
9. After the cycle is complete, leave the door open slightly, to
allow for better ventilation and drying of washer interior.
Always do the following to maintain washer freshness
Use only HE High Efficiency detergent.
Leave the door slightly open after each cycle to allow for
better ventilation and drying of washer interior.
Repeat the cleaning procedure monthly, using ¾ cup
(160 mL) of liquid chlorine bleach.
If the procedure does not sufficiently improve the machine
freshness, please evaluate your installation and usage
conditions for other causes.
Cleaning the exterior
Use a soft damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills.
Occasionally wipe the outside of your washer to keep it looking
new. Use mild soap and water. Do not use abrasive products.
Cleaning the dispenser drawer
The dispenser drawer can be removed for easy cleaning.
1. Unlock the dispenser drawer by pressing the Release Lever.
See "Using the Dispenser." Remove the drawer.
2. Remove the inserts (the siphon from the softener and bleach
3. Wash the parts under running water.
NOTE: Do not wash components
in the dishwasher.
4. Replace the inserts and return the dispenser to the drawer.