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TUMBLE ACTION WASHER
Use & Care Guide
LAVADORA CON TAMBOREACCIÓN
Manual de Uso & Mantenimiento
Models/Modelos: 40412
For best results a low-
sudsing, HE High Efficiency
Detergent made for front
loading washers must be
used.
Para mejores resultados,
debe utilizarse un
detergente de baja espuma
y alta eficiencia (HE),
recomendado para
Lavadoras de carga frontal.
P/N 134779000B (0807)
Sears, Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.sears.com

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  • Page 1 TUMBLE ACTION WASHER Use & Care Guide LAVADORA CON TAMBOREACCIÓN Manual de Uso & Mantenimiento Models/Modelos: 40412 For best results a low- sudsing, HE High Efficiency Detergent made for front loading washers must be used. Para mejores resultados, debe utilizarse un...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Important Safety Instructions..........................3-4 Washing Procedures............................4-6 Stain Removal..............................6-7 Common Washing Problems............................8 Care and Cleaning..............................9 Avoid Service Checklist.............................10 Warranty................................11 Español................................12-23 Assistance or Service The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow these Instructions Important Safety Instructions: Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. Do not use an adaptor plug or extension cord or remove grounding prong from electrical power cord. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS Failure to follow this warning can cause serious injury, fire or death.
  • Page 4: Washing Procedures

    Important Safety Instructions (Con't) •To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the washer: - All repairs and servicing must be performed by an authorized servicer unless specifically recommended in this Owner's Guide. Use only authorized factory parts. - Do not tamper with controls. - Do not install or store the washer where it will be exposed to the weather.
  • Page 5 5. Add detergent, bleach and fabric softener to automatic dispenser following these steps: A. OPENING AND CLOSING THE DISPENSER DRAWER C. LIQUID BLEACH • Slowly open the dispenser drawer by first sliding the • If desired, measure out the recommended amount of safety latch to the right, then pulling the drawer out until liquid chlorine bleach (not to exceed 1/3 cup (80 mL)) it stops.
  • Page 6: Stain Removal

    Do not store or place laundry products ® As an ENERGY STAR Partner, on top of washer at any time. They can Sears Kenmore has determined damage the finish or controls. ® that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.
  • Page 7: Stain Removal

    For successful stain removal: • Remove stains promptly. • Determine the kind of stain, then follow the recommended treatment in the stain removal chart below. • To pretreat stains, use a prewash product, liquid detergent, or a paste made from granular detergent and water. •...
  • Page 8: Common Washing Problems

    Common Washing Problems Many washing problems involve poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage. For satisfactory washing results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association. SOLUTIONS PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES PREVENTIVE MEASURES Blue stains •Undiluted liquid detergent or fabric •If caused by detergent, mix 1 cup (240 ml)
  • Page 9: Care And Cleaning

    TO REFRESH OR CLEAN INSIDE OF THE WASHER: Care and Cleaning IMPORTANT: Do not load garments or other items in the washer when cleaning the inside of the washer. • Add a 1/2 cup of liquid bleach to the detergent compartment of the dispenser drawer and fill the bleach dispenser compartment to the Max Fill level and run WITHOUT a clothes load using the Normal Cycle setting.
  • Page 10: Avoid Service Checklist

    Avoid Service Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common concerns that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE / SOLUTION NOISE •...
  • Page 11: Warranty

    In the U.S.A Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmore® appliance is designed and manufactured for years of dependable operation. But like all products, it may require preventive maintenance or repair from time to time. That’s when having a Master Protection Agreement can save you money and aggravation.