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Whirlpool 3LWTW4840YW Product Manual

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WASHER SAFETY

INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS

Tools and Parts:
Gather required tools and parts before starting installation.
Tools needed:
Adjustable or open end
wrench 14 mm (
/
")
9
16
102 mm
min
(4")
Wood block
Pliers that open to
44.5 mm (1
")
3
4
2
Please contact the machine's owner for proper service and repairs
if the product appears damaged or defective.
Level
Ruler or measuring tape
Optional tools:
Flashlight
Bucket

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  • Page 1: Washer Safety

    WASHER SAFETY Please contact the machine's owner for proper service and repairs if the product appears damaged or defective. INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Tools and Parts: Gather required tools and parts before starting installation. Optional tools: Tools needed: Adjustable or open end Level Flashlight Bucket...
  • Page 2: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Parts supplied: NOTE: All parts supplied for installation are in the cardboard insert in the top of the washer. Technical Specifications: 220–240 V ~50 Hz. AC, 1ph 650 Watts, IP24 Dry Linen Capacity IEC Capacity 10,5 kg (23 lb) 7,5 kg (16,5 lb) These units are sold in multiple regions with different Drain hose with clamp,...
  • Page 3: Drain System

    Recessed area or closet installation DRAIN SYSTEM 76 mm Drain system can be installed using a floor drain, wall standpipe, (3") floor standpipe, or laundry tub. Select method you need. Floor standpipe drain system 356 mm 310 cm 990 mm (14"...
  • Page 4: Electrical Requirements

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS Before you start: remove shipping materials It is necessary to remove all shipping materials for proper operation and to avoid excessive noise from washer. Move washer A 220-240 volt, 50 Hz., AC only, 10-amp, fused electrical supply is required.
  • Page 5: Connect Drain Hose

    Remove packing tray from tub Place drain hose in standpipe Drain hose form 114 mm (4.5") Remove tape from washer lid, open lid and remove cardboard Place hose into standpipe (shown in picture) or over side of packing tray from tub. Be sure to remove all parts from tray. laundry tub.
  • Page 6: Connect Inlet Hoses

    CONNECT INLET HOSES Clear water lines Washer must be connected to water faucets with new inlet hoses with flat washers (provided). Do not use old hoses. NOTE: Both hoses must be attached and have water flowing to inlet valves. If you are only connecting to a cold water faucet, you must use a Y-adapter (provided) .
  • Page 7: Level Washer

    Secure drain hose Adjust leveling feet Laundry Tub Standpipe Wall Models with metal feet 4.5114 mm" 114 mm 114 mm 4.5" (4.5") (4.5") (113 mm) (4.5") Jam nut Secure drain hose to laundry tub leg, drain standpipe, or inlet hoses for wall standpipe with cable tie. LEVEL WASHER Models with plastic feet...
  • Page 8: Power Cord Installation

    POWER CORD INSTALLATION Secure power cord Secure the power cord by seating the connection on the cord lock. Place the cord lock cover and push until it snaps. Make sure the power cord connection is seated on the cord lock and that the cord lock clamps correctly.
  • Page 9: Reinstalling/Using Washer Again

    Use only HE High Efficiency detergent. Use half the manufacturer’s recommended amount for a medium-size load. EU representative: Whirlpool Europe s.r.l., Viale Guido Borghi 27, 21025 Comerio (VA) Italy Manufacturer: Whirlpool Corp., 119 Birdseye St., Clyde, OH 43410...
  • Page 10: Additional Safety Instructions

    WASHER SAFETY ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS n Do not use this washer if it appears to be damaged or is defective. Contact the owner of the washer to have proper repairs made. n Do not use this washer if industrial chemicals have been used for cleaning.
  • Page 11: What's New Under The Lid

    WHAT’S NEW UNDER THE LID? Your new washer will operate differently than your past agitator-style washer. Sounds Lid Locked At different stages of the wash cycle, you may hear To allow for higher spin speeds, the lid will lock and the sounds and pauses that are different from those of your Lid Locked light will turn on.
  • Page 12: Control Panel And Features

    CONTROL PANEL AND FEATURES Not all features and options are available on all models. Appearance may vary. OPTIONS LOAD SIZE Select the setting most suitable for your load. Small The following options may be added to most cycles. will add a low amount of water for smaller loads and Super EXTRA RINSE or Large will add the most amount of water for large or bulky This option can be used to automatically add a second...
  • Page 13 START/PAUSE/UNLOCK BUTTON SPIN Press to start the selected cycle; press again to pause the cycle and unlock the lid. The washer spins the load at increasing speeds for NOTE: If the washer is spinning, it may take several proper water removal, based on the selected cycle minutes to unlock the lid.
  • Page 14: Cycle Guide

    CYCLE GUIDE For best fabric care, choose the cycle that best fits the load being washed. Not all cycles and options are available on all models. Items to wash: Cycle: Temperature*: Spin Cycle Details: Speed: Heavily soiled Super High Provides maximum wash time and action for tough stains fabrics Warm and soils.
  • Page 15: Using Your Washer

    USING YOUR WASHER Add laundry products Sort and prepare your laundry • Empty pockets. Loose change, buttons, or any small object can pass under the agitator and become trapped, causing unexpected sounds. • Sort items by recommended cycle, water temperature, and colorfastness.
  • Page 16: Select Cycle

    Load laundry into washer Add fabric softener to dispenser (on some models) Load garments in loose heaps evenly around basket wall. For best results, do not pack the load tightly. Do not wrap Pour a measured amount of liquid fabric large items such as sheets around the softener into dispenser;...
  • Page 17: Select Load Size

    Select options (on some models) Select LOAD SIZE Appearance may vary. Appearance may vary. Select the load size setting most suitable for your load. Small Select the desired cycle options. If you are using fabric will add a low amount of water for smaller loads and Super will softener, be sure to select one of the Fabric Softener Added add the most amount of water for large or bulky loads.
  • Page 18: Washer Maintenance

    WASHER MAINTENANCE WATER INLET HOSES WASHER CARE (cont.) Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the risk of Begin procedure hose failure. Periodically inspect and replace inlet hoses if 1. Chlorine Bleach Procedure: bulges, kinks, cuts, wear, or leaks are found. a.
  • Page 19 IMPORTANT: REINSTALLING/USING WASHER AGAIN To prevent damage to washer and personal injury, any To reinstall washer after non-use, vacation, winter storage, transport/installation of washer requires two-person handling. or moving: 1. Refer to “Installation Instructions” to locate, level, and connect washer. WINTER STORAGE CARE 2.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. If you experience Possible Causes Solution Vibration or Off-Balance Feet may not be in contact with the Check the following for Front and rear feet must be in firm contact with floor, and floor and locked.
  • Page 21 TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. Solution If you experience Possible Causes Washer not performing as expected (cont.) Plug power cord into an earthed outlet. Washer won’t run Check proper electrical supply. or fill, washer stops Do not use an extension cord.
  • Page 22 TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. Possible causes Solution If you experience Washer not performing as expected (cont.) Dry spots on load High speed spins extract more The high spin speeds combined with air flow during the final after cycle moisture than traditional top-load spin can cause items near the top of the load to develop dry...
  • Page 23 Start/Pause/Unlock button. basket has stopped spinning. This may take several minutes if washing large loads or heavy fabrics. EU representative: Whirlpool Europe s.r.l., Viale Guido Borghi 27, 21025 Comerio (VA) Italy Manufacturer: Whirlpool Corp., 119 Birdseye St., Clyde, OH 43410...