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Never place items in the washer that are
dampened with gasoline or other flammable
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Doing so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
The following is a guide to starting your washer. Periodic
references to other sections of this manual provide more detailed
1. Pour measured powdered or liquid detergent into the washer.
If desired, add powdered or liquid color safe bleach.
Place a load of sorted clothes in the washer.
Load evenly to maintain washer balance. Mix large and
small items. See "Loading."
Items should move easily through the wash water.
Overloading can cause poor cleaning.
3. Close the washer lid.
4. Turn the WATER LEVEL selector knob to the correct setting
for your wash load and the type of fabric being washed.
Choose a load size that allows the load to move freely for
best fabric care. See "Loading."
You may change the load size selection after the washer
has started filling by turning the selector to a different
5. Set the WATER TEMP selector to the correct setting for the
type of fabric and soils being washed.
Use the warmest water safe for the fabric. Follow garment
Whites and pastels
90 °- 110°F
Moderate to light soils
70 °- 9O°F
Colors that bleed or fade
NOTE: In wash water temperatures
colder than 70°F
(21°C), detergents do not dissolve well. Soils can be difficult
to remove. Some fabrics can retain wear wrinkles and have
increased pilling (the formation of small lint-like balls on the
surface of garments).
Push in the Cycle Control knob and turn it clockwise to the
wash cycle you want. Pull out the Cycle Control knob to start
To stop or restart your washer:
To stop the washer at any time, push in the Cycle Control
To restart the washer, close the lid (if open) and pull out
the Cycle Control knob.