Kenmore 417.4112 Series Use & Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Guía de Uso y Cuidado
Guide d'utilisation et d'entretien
English / Español / Français
Models/ Modelos / Modèles: 417 .4112*
Kenmore
Front Load Washer
Lavadora a Cargo Frontal
Laveuse à Chargement Frontal
* = Color number, número de color, le numéro de couleur
P/N 137631200 A (1308)
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoff man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.kenmore.com
www.sears.com
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3
www.sears.ca
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For best results, a lower-sudsing, HE High Effi ciency
Detergent made for front loading washers must be
used.
Para obtener mejores resultados, una baja espuma,
H.E. Alta efi ciencia de detergentes para lavadoras de
carga hizo frente debe ser utilizado.
Pour de meilleurs résultats, et un bas niveau de mousse,
un détergent haute-efficacité HE conçu pour les
laveuses à chargement frontal doit être utilisé.

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  • Page 1 Pour de meilleurs résultats, et un bas niveau de mousse, un détergent haute-efficacité HE conçu pour les laveuses à chargement frontal doit être utilisé. Models/ Modelos / Modèles: 417 .4112* Kenmore ® Front Load Washer Lavadora a Cargo Frontal Laveuse à Chargement Frontal * = Color number, número de color, le numéro de couleur...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Record Model/Serial Numbers Important Safety Instructions The model and serial numbers of your washer are found on Recognize safety symbols, words and the washer serial plate located on the inside of the door. labels Record and retain these numbers. Model Number Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with ____________________ a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk type as...
  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    Important Safety Instructions • To prevent personal injury or damage to the washer, the WARNING electrical power cord of the washer must be plugged into a properly grounded and polarized 3-prong outlet. To reduce the risk of fi re, electrical shock, or injury to The third grounding prong must never be removed.
  • Page 4 Kenmore Appliance Warranty Master Protection Agreements One Year Limited Warranty Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Ken- When installed, operated and maintained according to all more ® product is designed and manufactured for years of instructions supplied with the product, if this appliance fails due dependable operation.
  • Page 5: Features

    Features Cycle Selector Control Lock LED Display Laundry Product Dispenser Drawer Door Latch with Safety Lock Door Striker Inner glass with small ar- ticle redistribution ramp Vent Latch Stainless Steel Wash Drum Adjustable Cascading Leveling Legs Wash Vanes As an ENERGY STAR ®...
  • Page 6: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on every model. Consoles shown above for reference only. Your model may diff er. Cycle Selection Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle de- Bulky|Bedding sired.
  • Page 7: Cycle Settings

    Operating Instructions Cycle Settings For best results Use this setting for heavily soiled colorfast fabrics such Follow the fabric care label instructions as towels, bedding, and children’s clothing. on items to be washed. Warm Appropriate wash temperature, spin speeds, soil level and Use this setting for normally soiled white or colorfast cot- options will automatically be displayed for each cycle.
  • Page 8: Cycle Options

    Operating Instructions Cycle Options To select an option, press Options until the indicator for the Chime desired option fl ashes, then press Select. If an option is not A signal will sound at the end of the cycle if this option available for a cycle, the indicator will not light.
  • Page 9: Washer Settings Chart

    Operating Instructions Washer Settings Chart These Temperature, Spin Speeds, Soil Levels and Options are available with the following cycles: Wash Temp Warm Cool Cold Tap Cold Spin Speed Extra High High Medium No Spin Soil Level Heavy Normal Light Options Chime Stain Boost Save Energy...
  • Page 10: Other Features

    Operating Instructions Other Features Delay Start Press Delay Start to select a wash time convenient to your schedule or during off peak energy hours. The delay time selected will be displayed and begin counting down when you select START. Control Lock To avoid having someone accidentally start the washer, press Options and Select at the same time and hold for 5 seconds until “...
  • Page 11: Operating Your Washer

    Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer • Place delicate and small items such as bras, hosiery and baby socks in a mesh bag. WARNING To reduce the risk of fi re, electric shock or injury to persons, read these IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating your washer.
  • Page 12 Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer, continued 5 Add laundry products to the dispenser. NOTE For best results From time to time you may see water in the “LIQUID BLEACH” and “FABRIC SOFTENER” chambers. This is Use a low-sudsing, high effi ciency part of the normal operation of the washer.
  • Page 13 Operating Instructions Operating Your Washer, continued • To select or delete an option, press Options; then, • If changes to the settings or options are attempted while the indicator is blinking, press Select. The indi- after the cycle starts, you will hear several beeps cator will light when the option has been selected.
  • Page 14: Normal Operating Sounds

    Operating Instructions Normal Operating Sounds 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.
  • Page 15: Stain Removal Guide

    Stain Removal Guide Safe Stain Removal Procedures To reduce the risk of fi re or serious injury to persons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed below: • Read and comply with all instructions on stain removal products. • Keep stain removal products in their original labeled WARNING containers and out of children’s reach.
  • Page 16: Stain Removal Suggestions

    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 pre- gum, rubber cement wash 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 Care and Cleaning Other Inside Routine Cleaning (Preventive) Area Cleaning Dispenser Drawer NOTE Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the dispenser drawer. Residue should be removed once or twice a month. • Remove the drawer by pulling the drawer out until it stops.
  • Page 19 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 Care and Cleaning Outside Routine Cleaning • When washing is completed, wipe top and sides of washer with a damp cloth. Turn water faucets off to prevent pressure build-up in the hoses. • Clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty or abrasive cleansers •...
  • Page 21: Solutions To Common Problems

    Solutions to Common Problems Common Washing Problems Many washing problems involve poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage. For satisfac- tory washing results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES...
  • Page 22 Solutions to Common Problems Common Washing Problems, continued PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Yellow buildup • Agitation time too short. • Soak in detergent booster or product • Select correct wash cycle. of body soil on • Wash water temperature containing enzymes.
  • Page 23: Avoid Service Checklist

    Solutions to Common Problems Avoid Service Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common oc- currences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer. IMPORTANT Disconnect washer from electrical service before performing any work on unit or on associated systems (including electrical supply, water inlet or water drainage).
  • Page 24 Solutions to Common Problems Avoid Service Checklist, continued OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION WATER Water collects in folds This is a result of the washing action of front door fl exible and is part of the normal operation gasket at the end of the of the washer.
  • Page 26: Français

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