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Frigidaire Washer Use & Care Manual

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All about the
Use
of your
Important Safety Instructions ..............................2-4
Features ...............................................................5
Operating Instructions ...................................... 6-14
Stain Removal Guide ...................................... 15-16
Care and Cleaning .......................................... 17-20
&
Washer
TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Care
Solutions to Common Problems ....................... 21-24
Warranty ............................................................ 25
Notes ................................................................. 26
Français ..............................................................27
Español ..............................................................53

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  Summary of Contents for Frigidaire Washer

  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    All about the & Care of your Washer TA B L E O F C O N T E N T S Important Safety Instructions ......2-4 Solutions to Common Problems ....... 21-24 Features ...............5 Warranty ............25 Operating Instructions ........6-14 Notes ..............
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    Your washer may WARNING not have every feature included. Use the washer only as instructed in this Use & Care WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation Guide . which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.
  • Page 3 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING To reduce the risk of fi re, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this washer, comply with the basic warnings listed below. Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    3-prong outlet. The • Do not sit on, step on or stand on the washer. Do not third grounding prong must never be removed. Never rest heavy loads on top. The washer is not meant to ground the washer to a gas pipe.
  • Page 5: Features

    FEATURES LCD Display Cycle Selector Control Lock Laundry Product Drum Light* Dispenser Drawer Door Latch with Safety Lock Door Striker Inner glass with small article redistribution ramp Vent Latch Stainless Steel Wash Drum Adjustable Cascading Leveling Legs Wash Vanes *Not all models are available with drum light.
  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    You may or may not hear the following sounds from your new washer: A. DRAIN HOSE The washer has a fl exible drain hose to carry water from the washer to the stand pipe of your home. You will hear water fl owing into your stand pipe.
  • Page 7: Operating Your Washer

    • Brush off lint and dirt. Shake out rugs and beach comforter, bedspread or sleeping bag separately. towels. • The washer can be fully loaded, but the items • Close zippers, fasten hooks, tie strings and sashes, should not be tightly packed. The door should close and remove non-washable trims and ornaments.
  • Page 8 From time to time you may see water in the “LIQUID BLEACH” and “FABRIC SOFTENER” chambers. This is part of the normal operation of the washer. IMPORTANT Open and close the dispenser drawer slowly. Closing...
  • Page 9 Start the washer. or pets present. An open door could entice children to • Close the door and press START. The washer will hang on the door or crawl inside the washer. If there not operate with the door open. will “...
  • Page 10: Cycle Selection

    fi nal temperature of the wash water may be lower and Use the spin only cycle anytime you want to drain sanitation may be reduced. water from the washer and spin out the load or as a follow-up to a no spin selection. Select the spin...
  • Page 11: Cycle Settings

    The water heater setting and its distance SOIL LEVEL from the washer, water usage in other parts of the home, Adjust the wash time based on the soil level of each load. and seasonally low ground water temperature in some Max, heavy, normal, light and extra light soil levels geographic areas can affect water temperature.
  • Page 12: Cycle Options

    DO NOT force open - it will unlock upon cooling. operation by children. • During a steam cycle you may notice steam exiting from the rear vent of the washer - this is normal and not cause for alarm. energy saver...
  • Page 13: Other Features

    Each extra rinse the washer performs to clear the suds will add 5 minutes to the cycle display time. If an excessive amount of detergent has been added and additional rinsing has not corrected the issue, “...
  • Page 14 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Washer Settings Chart These Temperature, Spin Speeds, Soil Levels and Options are available with the following cycles: temp sanitize warm cold cold water clean spin speed high medium no spin soil level heavy normal light extra light options...
  • Page 15: Stain Removal Guide

    STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE Safe Stain Removal Procedures WARNING To reduce the risk of fi re or serious injury to persons or HARMFUL VAPOR HAZARD property, comply with the basic warnings listed below: Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other •...
  • Page 16 STAIN REMOVAL GUIDE Stain Removal Suggestions STAIN TREATMENT Adhesive tape, chewing Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with gum, rubber cement prewash stain remover or nonfl ammable dry cleaning fl uid. Baby formula, dairy Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains.
  • Page 17: Inside Routine Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventive) To help prevent odors, mold or mildew, leave the door open for a few hours after use or whenever the washer is not in use. CAUTION ENTRAPMENT and TIP-OVER HAZARD Do not leave the door open if there are small children or pets present.
  • Page 18: Cleaning Dispenser Drawer Area

    • Replace the insert by pressing it in place until you hear a slight click. Return the dispenser drawer. Daily Preventive Maintenance • Remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle ends. Excess wrinkling, color transfer, and odors may develop in items left in the washer.
  • Page 19: Inside Cleaning

    CARE AND CLEANING Inside Cleaning (Aggressive) In cases where the clean washer cycle along with care and cleaning of rubber gasket folds isn’t done, and severe odor, mold, mildew, or residue buildup have developed, follow the below cleaning procedure to help alleviate the problem.
  • Page 20 fi berboard under the front leveling legs to prevent damage to the fl oor. IMPORTANT Do not store or place laundry products on top of washer at any time. They can damage the fi nish or controls. Winterizing Instructions...
  • Page 21: Solutions To Common Problems

    • Remove lint with lint brush or roller. Pilling • Pilling is normal with syn- • Use a lint brush or shaver to • Use fabric softener in the washer to (Fibers ball up thetic and permanent press remove pills. lubricate fi bers.
  • Page 22 Gel Mildew Stain Remover using softener compartments of dispenser. gasket • Overloading wash drum. brush to remove stains. • Dry the inside of washer and gasket • Leaving a wet load set in • Use only HE (high effi ciency after every run. washer.
  • Page 23 Vibrating noise. Washer is not resting fi rmly on fl oor. Move washer so it rests fi rmly on fl oor. Adjust leveling legs. See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for details. Shipping bolts and foam block have not been See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for removing shipping bolts and removed during installation.
  • Page 24: Solutions To Common Problems

    Wash load too wet after Washer is overloaded. Do not overload washer. See Operating Your Washer, step 4. spin. Load is too small. Add 1 or 2 similar items to help balance the load. Load is out of balance.
  • Page 25: Warranty

    MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY INFORMATION For the applicable warranty period as set forth below, as measured from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.
  • Page 26: Notes

    NOTES...