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Whirlpool Whirpool Automatic washer Use And Care Manual

Automatic washer with calypso wash motion


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  • Page 1 AUTOMATIC WASHER WITH CALYPSO ® WASH MOTION Use &CareGuide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service carl: t-800-253-1301 or vJs_t our website at Table of Contents ..........3955879...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OFCONTENTS WASHER SAFETY ................LAUNDRY TIPS ................INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ..........4 Loading ..................Tools and Parts ................WASHER CARE ................Location Requirements ..............Cleaning Your Washer ..............Water Inlet Hoses ............... Drain System ................Electrical Requirements ............... Vacation, Storage, and Moving Care ......... 17 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........
  • Page 3: 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 is the safety alert symbol. 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 4: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS AJtemate Parts You May Need Toolsand Parts Your installation may require additional parts. If you are interested in purchasing one of the items listed here, call the toll-free Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. number on the cover or in the "Assistance or Service" section. The parts supplied are in the washer basket.
  • Page 5: Drain System

    Recessed area or closet installation Drain System The dimensions shown are for the recommended spacing allowed, except the closet door ventilation openings. The The washer can be installed using the standpipe drain system dimensions shown for the closet door ventilation openings are (floor or wall), the laundry tub drain system, or the floor drain the minimum required.
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Pequlrements • Do not ground to a gas pipe. Check with a qualified electdcian if you are not sure the washer is properly grounded. Do not have a fuse in the neutral or ground circuit. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For a grounded, cord-connected washer: Electrical Shock Hazard This washer must be grounded.
  • Page 7: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ConnectDrain Hose Install LevelingFeet Proper connection of the drain hose protects your floors from damage due to water leakage. Carefully read and follow these instructions. The drain hose is connected to your washer and is stored inside the washer cabinet. Remove drain hose from washer cabinet Gently pull the corrugated drain hose out of the washer from the top of the hose.
  • Page 8: Connect Inlet Hoses

    7. Attach the hose with the red coupling to the HOT water (right) inlet valve. Screw on coupling by hand until seated on the Connect Inlet Hoses washer. Using pliers, tighten the couplings with an additional 1. Insert a new flat washer (supplied) into each end of the inlet two-thirds turn, hoses.
  • Page 9: Levelwasher

    LevelWasher CompleteInstallation 1. Check the electrical requirements. Be sure that you have the Property leveling your washer prevents excessive noise and correct electrical supply and the recommended grounding vibration. method. See "Electrical Requirements." 1. Check the levelness of the washer by placing a levet on the 2.
  • Page 10: Features And Benefits

    FEATURES A NDBENEFITS Larger Load Size CALYPSO Wash Motion Because there is no agitator, you can wash larger, bulkier items such as a sleeping bag. You are also able to wash more clothes Your new washer works differently than most washers that you at one time, which means fewer loads.
  • Page 11: Washeruse

    i n, illnlm WASHERUSE Place a load of sorted clothes into the washer. Load to a level shown below. See "Loading." Starting Your Washer Fire Hazard Never place items in the washer that are dampened 2. Pour measured powdered or liquid High Efficiency detergent with gasoline or other flammable fluids.
  • Page 12: Pausing Or Restarting

    Pour measured liquid chlorine bleach into the liquid chlorine bleach dispenser, if needed. Bleach is diluted and ChangingCyclesand Options automatically dispensed at the proper time during the wash You can change Cycles and Options any time before Start is cycle. pressed.
  • Page 13: What Happens In A Wash Cycle

    Normal PRESET CYCLE SETrlNGS Use this cycle for normally soiled cottons end linens. Cycle Cycle Preset Soil Level Wash/Rinse combines medium-speed wash action and high spin speed. Minutes Temperature ('rotal Jeans/Darks Time} Use this cycle for dark, colored items that may run or fade. Cycle combines low/medium-speed wash action and high-speed final WHITEST...
  • Page 14 Soak Rinses Use this option for sat-in stains and soil that need extra time for Rinsing is accomplished in the same manner as washing. removal. Soaking in this washer is different than in a conventional Fresh water is added to a slow spinning load. Then the load washer.
  • Page 15: Options

    Assured Water Temp Adjustable Cycle Signal Assured Water Temp electronically senses and maintains a A tone wiUsound at the end of the cycle. The sound level of this uniform water temperature. It regulates incoming hot and cold tone can be adjusted by pressing CYCLE SIGNAL, The volume of water.
  • Page 16: Laundry Tips

    LAUNDRY TIPS Loading Preparing clothes for washing • Drop clothesin; don't wrap. Follow these recommendations to help you prolong the life of your garments. • Small garments go first. Do not put small items on top. • Always use HE detergent detergents. The package for this •...
  • Page 17: Washer Care

    WASHER CARE Vacation,Storage,and MovingCare Cleaning Your Washer Install and store your washer where it will not freeze. Because Cleaning the exterior some water may stay in the hoses, freezing can damage your Use a soft, damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills such as washer.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solu_ons suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a se_ice call... Washer displaying code messages. Washer odor If any of these codes conUnue to occur, call for service. Are you using High Efficiency detergents such as Tide® HE? m "PF"...
  • Page 19 Is water bouncing off the tub ring or the load? The wash load should be balanced and not overloaded. If the Washer won't drain or spin wash load is unbalanced or overloaded, the fill or spray rinses can bounce off the load. Is the drain hose clogged, or the end of the drain hose more than 96"...
  • Page 20 Stains on load Grey whites, dingy colors Did you add detergent to the dispenser?. Did you properly sort the load? For best results, use the dispenser to dissolve the detergent. Dye transfer can occur when mixing whites and colors in a load.
  • Page 21: Lidinstructions

    LIDINSTRUCTIONS These instructions are found under the lid of your washer. WOOL For many washable items normally dry cleaned. Gently cleans items such as wool sweaters and silk blouses. HEAVY DUW EXTRA DIRTY HAND WASH For garments indicating "hand wash" on the care label.
  • Page 22: Assistance Orservice

    ASSISTANCE ORSERVICE Before calling for assistance or service, please check Whirlpool designated service technicians are trained to fulfill the "Troubleshooting." It may save you the cost of a service call. If product warranty and provide after-warranty service anywhere in the United States. you still need help, follow the instructions below.
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  • Page 24: Warranty

    Wtt[RLPOOL ®WASteR ONE-YEAR FULL WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, when this washer is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSF_ replacement parts and repair labor costs to correct defects in materials or workmanship.

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