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Kenmore 461970203975 Use & Care Manual

He 3t front-loading automatic washer


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  • Page 1 # of Post-it ®Fax Note Date 7671 _" From CoJDept. Phone # Phone # Fax # Fax # Front-Loading Automatic Washer ,!_..Lavadora autom6tica de carga frontal Laveuse automatique _ chargement frontal ..• < = Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A. 4619 702 63976 Sears Canada, Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada MSB 2B8...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS PROTECTION AGREEMENTS PROTECTION AGREEMENTS ............In the U.SA ................... In Canada ..................WARRANTY ..................PEDESTAL OPTION WARRANTY ..........3 WASHER SAFETY ................Master Protection Agreements Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ..........5 Kenmore ®appliance is designed and manufactured for years of Tools and Par_s ................
  • Page 3: In Canada

    Home Central _'Maintenance Agreements, call assistance or service when you contact Sears concerning your 1-800-361-6665. appliance. Model number 110 KENMORE ELITE Serial number WASHER WARRANTY Purchase date Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future reference. Limited Lifetime Warranty on Stainless Steel Drum...
  • Page 4: Washer Safety

    WASHER 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 symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 5: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION A pedestal may be purchased separately for this washer. This REQUIREMENTS pedestal will add about 13 in. (33 cm) to the height of your unit for a total vertical height of approximately 51 in. (130 cm)..:::_ Assemble the necessary tools and supplies before beginning the washer installation.
  • Page 6: Drain System

    Washer D imensions q mewasher can be installed using the standpipe drain system (1oor or wall), the laundry tub drain system, or the floor drain /stem. Select the drain hose installation method you need. (See "_,lternate Parts.") 38,, (96,5 cm) Standpipe drain system - wall or floor (view 1 &...
  • Page 7: Remove Transport System

    GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For a grounded, cord-connected washer: This washer must be grounded. In the event of a mal- function or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical shock by providing a path of least resist- ance for electric current. This washer is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and ground-...
  • Page 8: Installation Instructions

    INSTAUATION INSTRUCTIONS Connect the inlet hoses to the water faucets Make sure the washer drum is empty. 1. Using pliers, check for tightness of hose couplings already attached to the washer. NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the connection can result.
  • Page 9: Route The Drain Hose

    1. Drape t hepower cord over t he washer top. Check the electrical requirements. Be sure that yot have the 2. Secure thedrain h ose tothe laundry tublegorstandpipe with correct electrical supply and the recommended gn unding thebeaded strap provided. (See illustrations 1and2.) method.
  • Page 10: Features And Benefits

    Adaptive Variable Speed Motor FEATURES AND The motor adapts to the load size and to the cycle selected to give the optimum cleaning, rinsing, and spinning conditions. The motor can handle slow speeds needed for wool and delicate BENEFITS items and is powerful enough to drive a large clothes load into a 1200 rpm spin.
  • Page 11: Washer Use

  • Page 12: Using The Dispenser

    Prewa _ detergent compartment (Numbt 1 in Dispenser Illustration) Add det ._rgentto this compartment when using the Prewash Your new washer has a dispenser drawer with four separate option c" Auto Soak. Liquid or powdered detergent may be used compartments for your laundry products--two are for detergent, in this c,_mpartment.
  • Page 13: Changing Cycles, Options And Modifiers

    • Powdered detergent: Put the SEPARATOR in the back • position, behind the guides, as shown following. There will be a gap between the bottom of the wash cycle detergent compartment and the bottom of the separator. Not all Options and Modifiers are available with all Cycles. Cycles, Options and Modifiers can be changed anytime before START is selected.
  • Page 14: Cycles

    To add items l eset cycle ,,settings 1. Select PAUSE/CANCEL The washer door unlocks, and items E ch cycle has a preset Cycle Time, Water Temp, and Spin can be added. E ,eed. The preset settings provide the recommended fabric care fc the selected cycle.
  • Page 15: Normal Sounds

    Normal/Casual NOTE: Loads of synthetics, delicate fabrics, handwashables, and woolens should be drained with no spin or low spin to avoid Use this cycle to wash loads of no-iron fabl _s such as sport fabric stress. shirts, blouses, casual business clothes, pe manent press blends, cottons and linens, and synthetic fa[)rics.
  • Page 16: Modifiers

    Stain Treat Use this option for heavily soiled loads that need improved stain treatment. When Stain Treat is selected, the water temperature of Preset cycle settings of Water Temperature, Wash/Rinse, and the selected wash cycle is automatically set to warm. The water Spin Speed can be changed.
  • Page 17: Laundry Guide

    The Cold rinse temperatures depend on the cold water at Auto Temp Control • your faucet. "ATC(Auto Temp Control) electronical senses and maintains a uniform water temperature. ATC reguh tes incoming hot and cold • For the Tap Cold/Cold setting, both wash and rinse water.
  • Page 18: Loading

    Unloading • Remove clothes from washer after the cycle is completed. Metal objects such as zippers, snaps, and buckles may rust if Replace inlet hoses after five years of use to reduce the risk of left in the washer basket for a long period of time. hose failure.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    Washer stops TROUBLESHOOTING Check the following: Is the power cord plugged into a grounded 3 prong 3utlet? First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Is there power at the plug? Check electrical source or call electrician. Washer displaying code message and tone sounds Has a fuse blown or has the circuit breaker tripped?
  • Page 20 Load too wet Load _wrinkled Did you use the right cycle for the load being washed? Did _ )u unload the washer promptly? Unlo_ d the washer as soon as it stops. Select a cycle with a higher spin speed. Did _ au use the right cycle for the load being washed? Did you wash a single item or bulky items or have you overloaded the washer?.
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  • Page 22 |NDICE CONTRATOS DE PROTECCION CONTRATOS DE PROTECCION ..........22 En los EE.UU ................En Canada ................. GARANT|A ..................GARANT|A DE LA OPCION DE PEDESTAL ......24 Contratos Maestros de Proteccidn SEGURIDAD DE LA LAVADORA ..........25 iFelicitaciones por su inteligente adquisici6M Su nuevo REQUISlTOS DE LA INSTALACI()N ..........
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