Use this option for heavily soiled loads that need improved stain
treatment. When Stain Treat is selected, the water temperature of
the selected wash cycle is automatically set to warm. The water
will then be heated to a hot water temperature to aid in stain
removal. This option will provide optimal removal of organic
stains such as blood.
NOTE: If Stain Treat is selected with the Sanitary cyclel the water
will be heated to a very hot temperature.
Use the Auto Soak option for loads of heavily soiled cotton, linen,
polyester or nylon with set-in stains. During Auto Soak, water will
be added to the drum and the laundry will be equally distributed
by a short tumbling phase. Laundry will then be soaked by
phases without drum movement. After soaking, the washer
drains without spinning.
Added to e Wash Cycle: A 30 minute soak time is added to the
main wash cycle to improve removal of set-in stains.
1. Add detergent to both the Prewash and Main Wash
of the Dispenser Drawer.
NOTE: The Auto Soak and Prewash options cannot be
selected in the same cycle. Use powdered detergent for the
main wash cycle because liquid detergent will seep into the
washer during Auto Soak.
2. Select a Wash Cycle.
3. Select AUTO SOAK.
NOTE: For cycles with hot wash temperatures, the soak
temperature will be set to warm; otherwise, the soak
temperature will be the same as the wash temperature.
Select and hold START (approximately
1 second). After
soaking, the washer drains and the wash cycle starts.
Without a Wash Cycle: Provides a soak time with warm or cold
water followed by drain.
1. Add detergent only to the Prewash compartment of the
2. Select DRAIN/SPIN or RINSE/SPIN first; then AUTO SOAK.
3. Choose the desirecl soak temperature.
4. Select and hold START (approximately
A second rinse can be used to ensure the removal of detergent or
bleach residue from garments. This option provides an additional
rinse with the same water temperature as the first rinse.
Use this option to add an additional spin to any cycle to improve
the "fluff" of your laundry, to reduce drying time, and to save
Preset cycle settings of Water Temperature, Wash/Rinse, and
Spin Speed can be changed. You can change a modifier after
starting a cycle anytime before the selected Modifier begins. Not
all Modifiers are available with all options and cycles.
• EXTRA HIGH
HOT / COLD
• WARM / WARM
• WARM / COLD
• COLD / COLD
• EXTRA LOW
END or CYCLESIGNAL
WASH I F_iNSE
To change the water temperature, select the WATER TEMP
button until the desired setting glows.
To change the spin speed, select the SPIN SPEED button
until the desired setting glows.
To change cycle time, select SOIL LEVEL button.
To change the loudness of the End of Cycle Signal, select
END of CYCLE SIGNAL.
Select a water temperature based on the type of load you are
washing. Use the warmest water safe for fabrics. Follow garment
Warm rinses leave the loads dryer than cold rinses. Warm rinses
increase wrinkling. In cold climates, a warm rinse makes the load
more comfortable to handle. Cold rinses save energy.
Wash Water Temperature
Whites and pastels
122°F (SO°C) or above
Moderate to light soils
Colors that bleed or fade
In wash water temperatures colder than 70°F (21°C), detergents
do not dissolve well. Soils may be difficult to remove.