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Cycle Settings; Cycle Options - Kenmore C4906 series Use & Care Manual

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Cycle Settings

Wash/Rinse Water Temperature
Turn the TEMP knob until the desired wash and rinse water
temperatures are selected. If the water temperature com-
bination is not appropriate for that cycle, the status lights
will blink and the signal will beep 3 times. To protect your
fabrics, not all temperatures are available with every cycle.
For best results
Follow the fabric care label
instructions on items to be
To change the temperature once the cycle has begun,
press the Pause/Cancel button once, make the new selec-
tion and press Start again.
The water heater setting and its distance from the washer,
water usage in other parts of the home, and seasonally low
ground water temperature in some geographic areas can
affect water temperature.
Use this setting for heavily soiled, white/colorfast cotton
and perm press loads.
Use this setting for washable woolens or when a warm
water rinse is desired.
Use this setting for normally soiled, white/colorfast cotton
and perm press loads.
Use this setting for lightly soiled non-colorfast items, knits,
delicates, and hand washables.
Spin Speed
High, Med, and Low spin speeds are available for each cycle.
The spin speed and/or duration of fi nal spin vary from cycle to
cycle. For example, High speed in the Normal cycle is much
faster than High speed in the Handwash cycle. Press the
SPIN button until the desired fi nal spin speed is selected.
Increasing the spin speed will extract more water,
decrease drying time and conserve energy.
Decreasing the spin speed will reduce wrinkling.
(if equipped) is available with some cycles to
gently spin items that should not be machine dried.
No Spin to omit the fi nal spin at the end of the
cycle. The load will be very wet. Remove items from the
wash drum to drip dry or select the Drain/Spin cycle to
remove excess water at a more convenient time.

Cycle Options

To select or delete the Heavy Soil/Stain (if equipped), Extra
Rinse, Extra Spin (if equipped) or Cycle Signal, press OP-
TIONS until the blinking light indicates the desired option.
Then, while it is blinking, press Select. The indicator will
light when the option has been selected. It will no longer be
lighted when the option has been removed.
Not all options are available on every model or are compatible
with every cycle. The indicator will not light if the option is
not available with that cycle.
To change the options once the cycle has begun,
press the Pause/Cancel button once, make the new selec-
tion and press Start again.
The options selected for the cycle will be remembered and
recalled each time that cycle is selected in the future. To
return to factory settings, press the Pause/Cancel and Select
buttons at the same time and hold until the signal sounds.
Heavy Soil/Stain (on select models)
Use this option to add approximately 2 minutes of wash
time for very soiled or stained loads.
Extra Rinse
Use this option when additional rinsing is desired to remove
excess dirt and detergent. It is recommended for heavily
soiled loads or if household members have sensitive skin.
Extra Rinse occurs before the fi nal rinse when the liquid
fabric softener is dispensed.
Extra Spin (on select models)
Use this option to add several additional minutes to the
fi nal spin at the selected speed. This will improve water
extraction and decrease drying time.
Cycle Signal
A signal will sound at the end of the cycle if this option is

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