Kenmore 110.4996 Use And Care Manual

Kenmore 110.4996 Use And Care Manual

Front-loading automatic washer
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Front-Loading Automatic Washer
Use and Care Guide
Lavadora automática de carga frontal
Manual de Uso y Guidado
Laveuse automatique à chargement frontal
Guide d'utilisation et d'entreien
Models/Modelos/Modèles 110.4996 , 4997
= color number, número de color, numéro de couleur
Designed to use only HE High
Efficiency detergent
Diseñado para utilizar solamente
detergente de alta eficacia
Conçu pour l'utilisation d'un
détergent haute efficacité
Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179, U.S.A
Sears Canada Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2B8


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  • Page 1 Lavadora automática de carga frontal Manual de Uso y Guidado Laveuse automatique à chargement frontal Guide d’utilisation et d’entreien Models/Modelos/Modèles 110.4996 , 4997 = color number, número de color, numéro de couleur Designed to use only HE High Efficiency detergent Diseñado para utilizar solamente...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS PROTECTION AGREEMENTS...2 In the U.S.A...2 In Canada ...2 KENMORE ELITE ® APPLIANCE AND OPTIONAL PEDESTAL WARRANTY...3 WASHER SAFETY...4 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ...5 Tools and Parts ...5 Options ...5 Location Requirements ...6 Drain System ...7 Electrical Requirements...8 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...9 Remove Transport System...9...
  • Page 3: Kenmore Elite

    LIMITED LIFETIME WARRANTY ON STAINLESS STEEL DRUM For the lifetime of the washer from the date of purchase, when this washer is installed, operated and maintained according to all instructions supplied with the product, Sears will replace the stainless steel wash drum due to defective materials or workmanship.
  • Page 4: Washer Safety

    All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed. 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.
  • Page 5: Installation Requirements

    10" (25.4 cm) 15.5" (39.4 cm) Stack Kit Are you planning to stack your Kenmore washer and dryer? To do so, find the stack kit (8541503) in the drum of the matching Kenmore dryer. Follow instructions included with the kit. See “Location Requirements.”...
  • Page 6: Location Requirements

    Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and floor moldings. Additional spacing of 1" (2.5 cm) on all sides of the washer is recommended to reduce noise transfer. Companion appliance spacing should also be considered. Washer Dimensions 50 "...
  • Page 7: Drain System

    17 gal. (64 L) per minute. The top of the standpipe must be at least 30" (76.2 cm) high and no higher than 96" (2.4 m) from the bottom of the washer. 1" (2.5 cm) Laundry tub drain system (view A) The laundry tub needs a minimum 20 gal.
  • Page 8: Electrical Requirements

    A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended. It is recommended that a separate circuit serving only this appliance be provided. This washer is equipped with a power supply cord having a 3 prong grounding plug. To minimize possible shock hazard, the cord must be plugged into a mating, 3 prong, grounding-type outlet, grounded in accordance with local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 9: Installation Instructions

    IMPORTANT: Position the washer so that the rear of the washer is within approximately 3 ft (90 cm) of its final location. There are 4 bolts in the rear panel of the washer that support the suspension system during transportation. These bolts also retain the power cord inside the washer until the bolts are removed.
  • Page 10: Route The Drain Hose

    Properly leveling your washer avoids excessive noise and vibration. 1. Check the levelness of the washer by placing a level on the top edge of the washer, first side to side, then front to back. If the washer is against a wall, move the washer out slightly before tipping back.
  • Page 11: Complete Installation

    Auto Water Level Adjusting to the size of the load, this feature allows the washer to use the minimal amount of water needed to clean and rinse the clothes. With a low water level, you can obtain the same results with smaller amounts of laundry products.
  • Page 12: Washer Use

    When unloading garments, check under the gray colored seal at the front of the tub for small items. 2. Close the washer door by pushing it firmly until the lock clicks. The washer door will remain locked during the wash cycle.
  • Page 13: Using The Dispenser

    Laundry products are diluted and dispensed automatically at the proper time during the wash cycle, making it unnecessary for you to return to the washer during the cycle to add them. It is normal for small amounts of water to remain in the dispensers when the wash cycle is complete.
  • Page 14: Pausing Or Restarting

    To cancel a cycle 1. Select STOP twice. 2. The washer powers down, the door unlocks, and clothes can be removed. NOTE: If the water level or the temperature is too high, the washer will drain automatically before the door unlocks.
  • Page 15: Cycles

    Adding clothes This washer allows an 8-minute period in which other garments may be added to the load. You can add items to the washer if the ADD CLOTHES status light is glowing. To add items when Add Clothes light is glowing 1.
  • Page 16: Normal Washer Sounds

    Clean Washer Use the Clean Washer cycle once a month to keep the inside of your washer fresh and clean. This cycle uses a higher water level in combination with liquid chlorine bleach to thoroughly clean the inside of your washing machine.
  • Page 17: Options

    Delay, before the wash cycle begins. Cycle Signal This signal is helpful when you are removing items from the washer as soon as it stops. Select Loud, Soft or Off.
  • Page 18: Modifiers

    To change the spin speed, select the SPIN SPEED button until the desired setting glows green. Refer to this chart for suggested load types and their corresponding cycles. Listed to the right are the options available to each of these washer cycles. CYCLE SUGGESTED LOAD TYPE Normal/Casual Normally soiled blouses, shirts, overalls, etc., made of...
  • Page 19: Laundry Tips

    Using regular detergent will likely result in washer errors, longer cycle times and reduced rinsing performance. It may also result in component failures and noticeable mold or mildew. HE detergents are made to produce the right amount of suds for the best performance.
  • Page 20: Washer Care

    The Washer Maintenance Procedure should be performed on a monthly basis. Cleaning the door seal 1. Open the washer door and remove any clothing or items from the washer. Inspect the gray colored seal between the door opening and the basket for stained areas. Pull back the seal to inspect areas under the seal.
  • Page 21: Water Inlet Hoses

    If storing or moving your washer during freezing weather, winterize it. Non-use or vacation care: Operate your washer only when you are at home. If you will be on vacation or not using your washer for an extended period of time, you should: Unplug washer or disconnect power.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Before you close the washer door, check for laundry items sticking out beyond the door opening. Leave enough space in the washer to allow the clothes to tumble freely. An overloaded basket may keep the door from shutting completely. Reduce your load size if needed.
  • Page 23 Add items or try to evenly distribute your wet laundry in the drum, and start a Drain & Spin cycle. If the laundry is still wet, take half of the load out of the washer and try again. Residue or lint on load...
  • Page 24 Sort dark clothes from whites and lights. Did you unload the washer promptly? To avoid dye transfer, unload the washer as soon as it stops. Did you use a fabric softener dispensing ball? Dispensing balls will not operate correctly with this washer.
  • Page 25 ®Registered Trademark/ Trademark/ Service Mark of Sears Brands LLC, under licensee by Sears Canada. 9/06 ®Marca registrada/ Marca de comercio/ Marca de servicio de Sears Brands LLC, usada bajo licencia por Sears Canada. Printed in Germany 461970235731 Impreso en Alemania ®...

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