Easy-To-Use Automatic Washers A Note to You.... Washer Safety ..Parts and Features ... Operating Your Washer ...... Caring for Your Washer ....Troubleshooting ..Requesting Assistance or Service ....Index ....... Warranty ....PART NO. 3363575...
® Because your life is getting busier and more complicated, WHIRLPOOL appliances are easy to use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It is full of valuable information about how to operate and maintain your appliance properly and safely.
ASHER AFETY Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word “DANGER”...
ARTS AND EATURES The parts and features of your washer are illustrated on this page. Become familiar with all parts and features before using your washer. Page references are included next to some features. Refer to those pages for more information about the features. Extra rinse selector Wash temperature (p.
PERATING ASHER To get the best washing results possible, you must use your washer correctly. This section tells you how to use your washer properly and efficiently. SING YOUR WASHER wWARNING wWARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Explosion Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Never place items in the washer that are dampened with gasoline or other Do not remove ground prong.
OPERATING YOUR WASHER SING YOUR WASHER CONT (OPTIONAL STEP) Pour measured liquid fabric Select a wash temperature with the Wash softener into the fabric Temperature selector. softener dispenser. The selections are • Do not spill or drip color-coordinated with any fabric softener on the cycles on the Cycle the clothes.
OPERATING YOUR WASHER SING YOUR WASHER CONT Push in the Cycle Control Knob and turn it Pull out the Cycle Control Knob to start the clockwise to the wash washer. cycle you want. See the “Cycle Descrip- tions” section. • Reduce the wash time when using a small load size setting.
OPERATING YOUR WASHER YCLE ESCRIPTIONS Super Wash / Heavy Super Wash / Heavy Heavy Soil Quick Wash Normal Spin Whites Towels / Work Clothes Rinse Normal Heavy Soil Mixed Colors Cottons / Sheets Rinse Wrinkle Resist Medium Soil Spin Spin Warm Extra Mixed Colors...
OPERATING YOUR WASHER OPERATING YOUR WASHER INSE DRAIN AND SPIN Rinse and Spin feature Drain and Spin feature When using extra detergent for heavily soiled A drain and spin may help shorten drying times for clothes, or washing special-care items, you may some heavy fabrics or special-care items by remov- find an extra rinse and spin is needed.
OPERATING YOUR WASHER NDERSTANDING WHAT HAPPENS IN EACH CYCLE When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number After agitation starts, the Cycle Control Knob turns and pulled out, the washer fills (to the selected load clockwise until it points to an Off area and the size) before agitation and timing start.
ARING FOR ASHER Proper care of your washer can extend its life. This section explains how to care for your washer properly and safely. LEANING YOUR WASHER Cleaning the exterior Cleaning the interior Use a soft, damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any Clean your washer interior by mixing 1 cup (250 mL) spills such as detergent or bleach.
ROUBLESHOOTING Most laundering problems are easily solved if you understand the cause. Check the following list for common washing problems. If you need further assistance, see the “Requesting Assistance or Service” section, on page 16. OMMON WASHING PROBLEMS Problem ... Cause ...
TROUBLESHOOTING OMMON WASHING PROBLEMS CONT Problem ... Cause ... Solution ... • • Washer makes noise Gears engaging after drain and This is normal. (cont.) before spin. • • Upper part of agitator clicks during wash. This is normal. • •...
TROUBLESHOOTING OMMON WASHING PROBLEMS CONT Problem ... Cause ... Solution ... • • Residue or lint Improper sorting. Sort lint givers (towels, chenille) from on load lint takers (corduroy, synthetics). Also sort by color. • • Overloading. Lint can be trapped in load if over- loaded.
TROUBLESHOOTING OMMON WASHING PROBLEMS CONT Problem ... Cause ... Solution ... • • Load is tangled/ Overloading. Loads should move freely during twisted wash. Wash smaller loads. • • Clothes wrapped around agitator. Do not wrap items around agitator. • •...
(see “A Note to You” ). This information Whirlpool service technicians are trained to fulfill will help us better respond to your request. the product warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States.
NDEX This index is alphabetical. Look for the word or phrase you are interested in, then look for the page number. TOPIC PAGE TOPIC PAGE ASSISTANCE ............. 16 PARTS/FEATURES ............4 CLEANING RINSE/DRAIN AND SPIN ..........9 Exterior ..............11 SAFETY ................
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