Unbalanced Spin Load
Your new washer is designed to handle out-of-balance
loads without shutting down or interrupting the
For this reason, the cycle will always be completed. If
heavier fabrics in such out-of-balance loads should
ever contain excessive moisture at the completion of
the cycle, redistribute the clothes in the washer and
reset the control dial for the final spin period.
Care & Cleaning
1. After washing, leave the lid open until the interior
2. Check hoses to be sure there are no kinks or knots.
3. Your washer should not be installed where
temperatures will go below freezing, as damage to
the washer could result.
4. To clean, occasionally wipe exterior with a clean
damp sponge or cloth. Do not use polish on
5. Lifetime lubrication is done at the factory, so your
washer never needs to be oiled or greased.
6. Do not lay heavy or sharp objects on top of your
7. The top of the washer should not be used for
removing stains from garments. Some stain
removers, such as rust remover, will mar the finish.
8. Remove pins, buckles or other sharp objects from
clothes to prevent scratching interior parts.
9. Clothes should not be stored in washer.
10. Bleach, detergent, solvents, etc. spilled on the top
of your washer that are allowed to remain will
remove the glossy finish. Remove all spills with a
damp, soft cloth.
11. If you close your home for the winter, have a service
technician drain the washer. Unplug cord from
electrical outlet and disconnect hoses from faucets.
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A built-in protector automatically shuts off the washer
motor in case of an overload. This can occur if:
• The load being washed is too heavy.
• Too many appliances are plugged into the line
• A low voltage condition exists on the line.
• Lid is opened and closed repeatedly.
The overload protector permits the washer to start again
when the motor has cooled to a safe operating temperature.
If the motor stops repeatedly, call your service technician.
Cleaning the Interior
Clean the interior of the washer periodically to remove
any dirt, soil, odor, mold, mildew or bacteria residue
that may remain in the washer as a result of washing
clothes. We recommend taking the following steps
every 60 to 120 days to clean and freshen your washer
interior. The frequency with which the washer should
be cleaned and freshened depends on factors such as
usage, the amount of dirt, soil or bacteria being run
through your washer, or the use of cold water. Failure
to follow these instructions may result in unsatisfactory
conditions, including unpleasant odor and/or
permanent stains on the washer or washload.
To clean and freshen the washer interior:
1. Add a measured amount of chlorine bleach to the
2. Add 1/4 cup of detergent to the tub.
3. Run the washer without a load through a complete
4. Repeat the process if necessary.
operating your washer.
bleach dispenser, following package directions.
cycle using hot water.
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