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GE WA9895S Use And Care Manual

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Operating Instructions, Tips
Bleach Dispenser............................................9
Control Settings ..............................................6
Cycle Descriptions .........................................5
Cycle Times ......................................................9
Energy-Saving Tips . . . . . . 10
Fabric Softener Dispenser............................9
Filter Flo Pan ..........................7, 9, 11, 12,24
Mini-Basket ...........................................6, 7, 11
Mini-Quick,
Operating the Washer............................6-lO
Soak. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Care and Cleaning
Storage and Vacation Tips ........................24
GE Appliances
Washer
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10
Problem Solver.......................2O-24
More questions ?...call
a
GE Answer Center
800.626.2000
Preparation
Detergents and Additives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16, 17
Hard
Water
Loading the Washer ................................7, 15
Sorting Clothes .........................................7, 14
Stains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Stain Removal Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Consumer
Services ...................27
Appliance Registration ..................................2
Important Phone Numbers .......................27
Model and Serial Numbers ..........................2
Repair Service .................................................2
Warranty ........................................Back Cover
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Washer Problem Solver...2O-24 ...3, 4 More questions ?...call GE Answer Center Preparation Detergents and Additives ....16, 17 Hard Loading the Washer ...7, 15 Sorting Clothes ...7, 14...
  • Page 2 Immediately contact the dealer (or builder) that sold you the washer. Para obtener la version en espafiol de este manual, name a GE Answer Center”, servicio de informaci6n para el consumidor, te16fono 800.626.2000. in this manual must be followed to minimize Q Immediately ca~ your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone.
  • Page 3 If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet with your washer, you can obtain one by calling, toll free, the GE Answer Center? 800.626.2000. —Properly ground to conform with all governing codes and ordinances. Follow details in Installation Instructions.
  • Page 4 * Never climb on or stand on the washer top, Do not wash fiberglass articles in your washer. Skin irritation could result from the remaining particles that may be picked up by clothing during subsequent washer use.
  • Page 5: Regular Cycles

    Soak Cycle— Clothes activate in a soaking agent for a short time, then the water spins out. Washer turns off at end of Soak Cycle—must be reset for desired wash cycle. Delicate Cycle— For lingerie and fabrics requiring special care, this cycle has a gentle wash and a slow spin.
  • Page 6: Setting The Controls

    LOAO SIZE SPOTSCRUBBER ,M.1.mmToNl”l @ Select Water Level. SMALL: Washer is less than 1/3 full of clothes. MEDIUM: Between 1/3 and 1/2 full. LARGE: Between 1/2 and 2/3 full. EXTRA LARGE: Over 2/3 full. MINI-BASKET: Not used for regular loads. See How...
  • Page 7: Cycle Times

    See Bleach section for instructions in their uses. For information on how to use bleaches and fabric softeners, see Other Laundry Products section. Close the lid. Washer will fill but not agitate or spin with the lid open. Mini-Quick and Delicates...
  • Page 8 MANUFACTURER’S CARE LABELS MUST BE FOLLOWED CAREFULLY. If washing is recommended, check pillows for weak seams or holes and mend, to prevent escape of the filling. Fill washer, add detergent and agitate for several minutes. Add two pillows at a time to balance load.
  • Page 9 Pour the diluted softener into the dispenser. The fabric softener will automatically be dispensed at the proper time. Do not stop the washer during the first spin. This will cause the dispenser to empty too soon. c Do not use the Fabric Softener Dispenser with the Soak or Prewash cycle.
  • Page 10: Energy-Saving Tips

    Mini-Basket Tub. 2. Push the Cycle Selector knob in and turn it clockwise to the MINI-QUICK, DELICATES cycle. 3. Pull the Cycle Selector knob out to start the washer. ENERGY-SAVING TWS Always rinse in cold water. The temperature of the rinse does not affect cleaning.
  • Page 11 See Operating Instructions. —Select desired cycle (Regular, Spotscrubber, Perm. Press or Knits). See Operating Instructions. 9. Pull Cycle Selector knob out to start washer. When washing stockings, panty hose and other easily tangled items, always handle separately. To minimize tangling, we recommend the use of a net laundry bag.
  • Page 12: Spotscrubber

    (7.6 liters) of water and is designed to remove stains automatically. SPOTSCRUBBER Stain Removal Shortcut Many stains that have not set into the fabric can be automatically removed in your washer’s SPOTSCRUBBER Cycle. Step 1. Launder any stained washable fabric with the...
  • Page 13 (60 ml)—directly into the bleach dispenser. See the How to Use the Bleach Dispenser section. 8. Close the washer lid and set the controls. —Select desired Fabric Care Program and cycle. Proper wash water temperature is important. Refer to the Suggested Fabric and Cycle Settings guide and Stain Removal Guide.
  • Page 14 For detailed information on how to soak in your washer, see the How to Use the Soak Cycle section. FOR INFORMATION on SOAKING AGENTS, see the Other Laundry Products Guide.
  • Page 15: How To Load Your Washer

    Save time, energy and detergent by avoiding extra use of the washer. Try to wash a full load of clothes. If you can it is better to save clothes until you have a full load. If you must wash smaller...
  • Page 16: Agitator

    HOW MUCH DETERGENT SHO~D YOU USE? The use of a sufficient amount of detergent is one of the most important things you can do to make sure your wash comes out clean. Always follow the detergent manufacturer’s recommended amount. Amount required varies according to: 1.
  • Page 17 Apply these pre-treatment products away from washer. The fabric may then be washed normally. Damage to your washer caused by pre-treatment products is not covered by your warranty.
  • Page 18 Mix 1/4 cup (60 ml) chlorine bleach with one gallon (3.8 liters) of cool water—approximately 80°F. (27°C.)—in a sink or pan. Soak stained area for 5 minutes and launder in washer. The Case of the “Invisible” Stain Food or cooking oils on your synthetic garments may...
  • Page 19 [imitations and required cautions (usually printed on label). Use extreme caution with flammable compounds. Under no circumstances should fabrics containing flammable materials (waxes, cleaning fluids, etc.) be washed in washer. SPOTSCRUBBER Cycle SPOTSCRUBBER Cycle, using the hottest water the fabric can stand and the recommended For other washable fabrics, use oxygen bleach.
  • Page 20 Powdery residue from granular detergent may appear to be lint, Predissolve granular detergent in hot water before adding to washer; make sure detergent is completely dissolved before adding clothes; switch to liquid or cold water detergent or use warmer wash water.
  • Page 21 If porcelain damage can occur, do not use in the washer; use a plastic container. BLUE OR GRAY Improper use of fabric softener. Never pour fabric softener directly on clothes; always COLOR ST~S dilute before adding to rinse water.
  • Page 22: The Problem Solver

    Leaving clothes in dryer after tumbling stops. Remove and hang clothes immediately. PERMANENT PRESS Too many clothes in dryer. Dry only one washer load at a time. Do not combine loads. AND “NO-IRON” Improper loads. Avoid laundering heavy permanent press items, such as work clothes, ITEMS with lighter permanent press items such as shirts or biouses.
  • Page 23 Q Make sure controls are set and Cycle Selector knob is pulled out to ON position. Make sure lid is closed. Washer will fill but will not spin or agitate with lid open. Check house fuses or circuit breakers. If another appliance is sharing the electrical outlet.
  • Page 24: User Maintenance Instructions

    Washer normally pauses between washing steps...such as between wash and spin or IN CYCLE between spin and rinse. If you need more help...call, toll free: GE Answer Center” / 800.626.2000 / consumer information service CAm Am CLEAN~G USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS The ~b.
  • Page 26 NOTES...
  • Page 27: Consumer Services

    We’ll Be There With the purchase of your new GE appliance, receive the assurance that if’you ever need information or assistance from GE, wdll be there. All you have to do is call—toll-free! In-Home Repair Service 80WEXARES(80M32-273~ A GE consumer service professional will provide expert repair service, scheduled at a time that’s convenient for you.
  • Page 28: Warranty

    This warranty gives you spec;fic legal r;ghts, and you may also have other rights which va~ from state to state. know what your legal rights are in your state, consult If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 This book is printed on recycled paper. Part No. 175 D1807P048...

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