Auto Temp Control
"ATC(Auto Temp Control) electronical
senses and maintains a
uniform water temperature. ATC reguh tes incoming hot and cold
water. The ATC is automatically turnec ON when a cycle is
selected. (See "Preset Cycle Settings' in "Cycles.")
ATC ensures consistent cleaning.
ATC works for the wash temperatLre with Extra Hot/Cold,
Hot/Cold, Warm/Warm, Warm/Col:l, and Cold/Cold settings.
The Cold rinse temperatures depend on the cold water at
For the Tap Cold/Cold setting, both wash and rinse
temperatures depend on the cold water at your faucet.
The Warm rinse setting regulates the water temperature at
approximately 104°F (40°C).
Refer to this chart for suggested load types and their corresponding cycles. Listed to the right are the options available to each of these
SUGGESTED LOAD TYPE
Heavily soiled underwear, towels, work
clothes, diapers, etc.
Heavily soiled white fabrics
Normally soiled underwear, towels,
shirts, etc., made of cotton
Lightly to normally soiled blouses, shirts,
overalls, etc., made of polyester, nylon,
cotton, linen, or cotton blends
Lightly to normally soiled overalls and
sportswear made of cotton, polyester,
nylon, and cotton blends
Curtains and delicate clothing, dresses,
skirts, shirts and blouses
Fabrics made of silk identified as
Woolens with a felt-free finish, identified
as machine washable
Fabrics made of silk, special-care items
* Pmwash end Auto Soak cannot be selected at the same time.
Preparing clothes for washing
Follow these recommendations to help you prolong the life of
Close zippers, snaps, and hooks to avoid snagging other
items. Remove pins, buckles, and other hard objects to avoid
scratching the washer interior. Remove non-washable trim
Empty pockets and turn them inside-out.
Turn down cuffs; brush away lint and dirt.
Turn synthetic knits inside-out to avoid pilling.
Tie strings and sashes so they will not tangle.
Mend tears, loose hems, and seams.
Treat spots and stains.
Stained or wet garments should be washed promptly for best
Separate heavily soiled items from lightly soiled ones, even if
they would normally be washed together. Separate lint-givers
(towels, chenille) from lint-takers (corduroy, synthetics,
permanent press). When possible, turn lint-givers inside-out.
Separate dark colors from light colors, colorfast items from
Sort by fabric and construction (sturdy cottons, knits, delicate