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AUTOMATIC WASHER
USE & CARE GUIDE
LAVADORA AUTOMÁTICA
MANUAL DE USO Y CUIDADO
LAVEUSE AUTOMATIQUE
GUIDE D'UTILISATION ET D'ENTRETIEN
FOR QUESTIONS ABOUT FEATURES, OPERATION/PERFORMANCE,
SI TIENE PREGUNTAS RESPECTO A LAS CARACTERÍSTICAS,
AU CANADA, POUR ASSISTANCE, INSTALLATION OU SERVICE,
PARTS, ACCESSORIES OR SERVICE CALL: 1.800.688.9900
FUNCIONAMIENTO, RENDIMIENTO, PARTES, ACCESORIOS O
COMPOSER LE : 1.800.807.6777
IN CANADA, CALL: 1.800.807.6777
SERVICIO TÉCNICO, LLAME AL: 1.800.688.9900
EN CANADÁ, LLAME AL: 1.800.807.6777
VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.MAYTAG.COM
VISITE NUESTRO SITIO WEB EN
OU VISITEZ NOTRE SITE INTERNET À
IN CANADA, WWW.MAYTAG.CA
WWW.MAYTAG.COM
WWW.MAYTAG.CA
EN CANADÁ, WWW.MAYTAG.CA
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  • Page 1 FUNCIONAMIENTO, RENDIMIENTO, PARTES, ACCESORIOS O COMPOSER LE : 1.800.807.6777 IN CANADA, CALL: 1.800.807.6777 SERVICIO TÉCNICO, LLAME AL: 1.800.688.9900 EN CANADÁ, LLAME AL: 1.800.807.6777 VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT WWW.MAYTAG.COM VISITE NUESTRO SITIO WEB EN OU VISITEZ NOTRE SITE INTERNET À IN CANADA, WWW.MAYTAG.CA WWW.MAYTAG.COM WWW.MAYTAG.CA...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS ÍNDICE TABLE DES MATIÈRES WASHER SAFETY ..............3 SEGURIDAD DE LA LAVADORA ........22 SÉCURITÉ DE LA LAVEUSE ..........41 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ........4 REQUISITOS DE INSTALACIÓN ........23 EXIGENCES D’INSTALLATION ..........42 TOOLS AND PARTS ............4 HERRAMIENTAS Y PIEZAS..........23 OUTILLAGE ET PIÈCES............
  • Page 3: Washer Safety

    WASHER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are 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 potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the washer, follow basic precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the washer. Do not allow children to play on or in the washer. Close supervision of children is necessary when the washer is used Do not wash articles that have been previously cleaned near children.
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    Tools needed for installation: A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire washer. Installing the washer on carpeting is not recommended. Adjustable or open end Ruler or measuring tape A sturdy floor to support the washer weight (washer, water and load) of 315 lbs (143 kgs). wrench ⁹⁄₁₆"...
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    To avoid siphoning, no more than 8" (20.3 cm) of drain hose should be inside the standpipe. Secure drain hose with beaded tie strap. ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS WARNING 39" (99 cm) Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong.
  • Page 7: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS For a grounded, cord-connected washer: This washer must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction BEFORE YOU START or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current.
  • Page 8 1. Remove power plug and yellow strap from machine base to release the rear leveling Looped power cord system. 2. Firmly grasp the power cord and pull to completely remove the power cord, cord restraint, and pin from the rear panel. Looped power cord 1.
  • Page 9: Connect Drain Hose

    To keep drain water from going back into the washer: CONNECT DRAIN HOSE Do not force excess drain hose into standpipe. Hose should be secure but loose enough to provide a gap for air. Proper connection of the drain hose protects your floors from damage due to water leakage. Do not lay excess hose on the bottom of the laundry tub.
  • Page 10: Secure The Drain Hose

    Clear the water lines 4. Using pliers, tighten the couplings with an additional two-thirds turn. Run water through both faucets and inlet hoses, into a laundry tub, drainpipe or bucket, NOTE: Do not overtighten or use tape or sealants on the valve. Damage to the valves can to get rid of particles in the water lines that might clog the inlet valve screens.
  • Page 11: Level The Washer

    3. Wrap the drain hose to the laundry tub leg, drain standpipe or inlet hoses, with the 2. Screw the locknut onto each foot to within 1" (2.5 cm) of the foot base. beaded tie strap. Push fastener into the nearest hole in the beaded tie strap. See view A or B.
  • Page 12: Complete Installation

    3. Check the levelness of the washer by placing a level on the top edges of the washer, first side to side, then front to back. COMPLETE INSTALLATION 1. Check the electrical requirements. Be sure that you have the correct electrical supply and the recommended grounding method.
  • Page 13: Washer Use

    WASHER USE STARTING YOUR WASHER WARNING WARNING Fire Hazard Electrical Shock Hazard Never place items in the washer that are dampened Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. with gasoline or other flammable fluids. Do not remove ground prong. No washer can completely remove oil. Do not use an adapter.
  • Page 14 Dispensers on Timed Bleach models automatically dispense bleach at the proper time 7. Select a Wash Temperature based on the type of fabric and soil being washed. Use the in the cycle for optimal performance, ensuring the cleanest and brightest loads. warmest wash water safe for the fabric.
  • Page 15: Washer Care

    10. Push in the Timer knob and turn it clockwise to the wash cycle you want. Reduce the To stop or restart your washer: wash time when using a small water level setting. Pull out the Timer knob to start the To stop the washer at any time, push in the Timer knob.
  • Page 16: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call... WASHER AND COMPONENTS Noisy Basket crooked Is the load balanced and the washer level? The wash load should be balanced and not Was the washer basket pulled forward during loading? Push the basket to the center overloaded.
  • Page 17: Washer Operation

    WASHER OPERATION Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Replace the fuse or reset Washer won’t run, fill, rinse or agitate; washer stops the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician. Is the washer in a normal pause in the cycle? The washer pauses for about 2 minutes during certain cycles.
  • Page 18: Washer Results

    WASHER RESULTS Did you overload the washer? The wash load must be balanced and not overloaded. Load too wet Loads should move freely during washing. To reduce wrinkling of permanent press clothes and some synthetic knits, use a large load Did you use the right cycle for the load being washed? size to provide more space.
  • Page 19: Assistance Or Service

    Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing impaired, limited vision, concerns at: etc.). Customer Interaction Centre Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors and service companies. Maytag ® Whirlpool Canada LP appliances designated service technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and 1901 Minnesota Court provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States.
  • Page 20: Warranty

    ONE YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, when this major appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Maytag Corporation or Maytag Limited (hereafter “Maytag”) will pay for Factory Specified Parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Maytag designated service company.
  • Page 21 NOTES...