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CARE
AND
CLEAN
NG
2"7
CARE AND CLEANING
_- _WARNING
......................................................................................................
To reduce
the risk of fire,
electric
shock,
or injury
to persons,
read and follow
this entire
Owner's
Manual,
including
the Important
Safety
Instructions,
before
operating
this washer.
• Unplug
the washer
before
cleaning
to avoid the risk of electric
shock.
Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock,
or death.
• Never
use harsh
chemicals,
abrasive
cleaners,
or solvents
to clean the washer.
They will
damage
the finish.
REGULAR
CLEANING
CLEANING
THE
EXTERIOR
Proper
care of your
washer
can extend
its life. The
outside
of the machine
can be cleaned
with
warm
water
and a mild,
nonabrasive
household
detergent.
Immediately
wipe
off any spills
with
a soft,
damp
cloth.
IMPORTANT:
Do not
use solvents,
cleaning
alco-
hols,
or similar
products.
Never
use steel
wool
or
abrasive
cleaners
because
they
can
damage
the
surface.
CARE
AND
CLEANING
OF THE
INTERIOR
Use a towel
or soft cloth
to wipe
around
the washer
lid opening
and lid glass.
Always
remove
items
from
the washer
as soon
as
the cycle
is complete.
Leaving
damp
items
in the
washer
can cause wrinkling,
color transfer,
and odor.
Run the Tub Clean cycle
once a month,
or more
of-
ten
if needed,
to
remove
detergent
buildup
and
other
residue.
TUB
CLEAN
CYCLE
Some
environmental
and
usage
conditions
can
cause a residue
to build
up in the tub over time
and
can lead to a mildewy
or musty
smell. The Tub Clean
cycle is specially
designed
to remove
this buildup
us-
ing bleach
or another
cleaners
designed
specifically
for cleaning
washing
machines.
Run the Tub Clean
cycle once a month,
or more
often
under
heavy use
conditions
or if odor is present
1. Remove
any clothing
from the tub.
2. Fill the
bleach
dispenser
to the
MAX
line with
liquid
chlorine
bleach.
Do not overfill
the bleach
dispenser.
Overfilling
will cause the bleach
to dis-
pense
immediately.
NOTE:
For other
tub cleaning
products,
follow
the
cleaner
manufacturer's
instructions
and recommen-
dations.
For powdered
cleaning
products,
add the
cleaner
to the main wash
compartment
of the dis-
penser
drawer
after
removing
the liquid
detergent
dispenser
insert.
3. Close the lid and press the POWER
button
to turn
the washer
©N. Turn the knob to select
the TUB
CLEAN
cycle
then
press
the START/PAUSE
but-
ton to begin
the cycle.
Selecting
any other
cycle
after Tub Clean
has been selected
will cause the
Tub Clean cycle to
be cancelled.
4. After
the cycle
ends,
open
the lid and allow
the
tub interior
to dry completely.
NOTE:
• Never load laundry
while
using TUB CLEAN.
The
laundry
may be damaged
or contaminated
with
cleaning
products.
Make
sure
to
run
the
Tub
Clean cycle ONLY when
it is empty.
• It is recommended
to leave the lid open after fin-
ishing the laundry
to keep the tub clean.
• It is recommended
that TUB CLEAN
should
be
repeated
monthly.
• If mildew
or musty
smell
already
exists,
run TUB
CLEAN
for 3 consecutive
weeks.
REMOVING
MINERAL
BUILDUP
If you live in an area with
hard water,
mineral
scale
can form
on internal
components
of the
washer.
Use of a water
softener
is recommended
in areas
with
hard water.
Use a descaler,
such as Washer
Magic @, to remove
visible
mineral
buildup.
After
descaling,
always
run
the Tub Clean cycle
before
washing
clothing.
Mineral
scale
and
other
spots
may
be
removed
from the stainless
steel
tub using a stainless
steel
cleaner.
Do NOT use steel
wool
or abrasive
clean-
ers.
LEAVE
THE
LID
OPEN
If the washer
will not be used for several days, leave
the lid open overnight
to allow
the tub to dry.

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