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Product Registration ..........................................
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important
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Safety instructions
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Washing Procedures .........................................
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Stain Removal ...................................................
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Common
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Washing
Problems .............................
Care and Cleaning ............................................
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Avoid Service Checklist .....................................
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Warranty and Service ........................................
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Important
Read all instructions
tnstrucdons
before
using
this washer.
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when
using this washer, comply with the basic warnings listed below.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
Prevent
Thank you for choosing this
washer. This owner's guide will
explain proper operation and care.
Fire
Do not wash items that have been previously cleaned in, soaked in,
Product Registration
Record Your Modal
Safety
or spotted with gasoline, cleaning solvents, kerosene, cooking oils, waxes, etc. Do
not store these items on or near the washer. These substances give off vapors or
chemical reactions that could ignite or explode.
Do not put oily or greasy ragsor clothing on top of tile washer. These
and Serial
Numbers
Record below the model and serial
numbers found on the washer serial
substances give off vapors that could ignite the materials.
plate located on the underside of the
washer lid. Keep these numbers for
futu re reference.
explosive substa ricesto the wash water. These substances give off vapors that could
ignite or explode.
Do not add gasoline, cleaning solvents, or other flammable or
Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in a hot
Model Number
Serial Number
Date of Purchase
Register
Your Product
The self-addressed PRODUCT
REGISTRATION CARD st7ou Id be filled
in completely, signed and returned.
water system that has not been used for 2 weeks or more. HYDROGEN GAS IS
EXPLOSIVE. If the hot water system has not been used for such a period, before
using the washer, turn on all hot water faucets and let the water flow from each for
several minutes. This will release any accumulated hydrogen gas. Hydrogen gas
is flammable; do not smoke or use an open flame during this time.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in fire, explosion, serious
bodily injury and/or damage to the rubber or plastic parts of the washer.
Protect
This Owner's Guide provides general
operating instructions for you r washer.
It also contains information about
features for several other models.
Your washer may not have every
feature included here.
Use the washer only as instructed in
this Owner's Guide and the
Operating Instructions card
included with your washer.
Children
Do not allow children to play on or in the washer. Close supervision
of children is necessary when the washer is used near children. As children grow,
teach them the proper, safe use of all appliances.
Destroy the carton, plastic:bag and other packing materials after the
washer is unpacked. Children might use them for play. Cartons covered with rugs,
bedspreads or plastic sheets can become airtight chambers.
Keep laundry products out of children's reach. To prevent personal
injury, observe all warnings on product labels.
Before tile washer is removed from service or discarded, remove the
FOR
YOUR
SAFETY
Do not store or use gasoline or
other flammable vapors or liquids in
tile vicinity of this or any other
appliance.
washer lid to prevent accidental entrapment.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
°1999 White Consolidated Industries, Inc_
All rights reserved_
Printed in USA_
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mpo nt
Safety
nsttuctions
Pre yen t Injury
To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the
(continued)
Avoid fire hazard or
electrical
shock. Do not use an
adaptor plug or extension cord or
remove
grounding
prong
from
electrical power cord. Failure to
follow this warning can cause serious
injury, fire or death.
Grounding type
_ al receptacle
washer must be installed and electrically grounded by a qualified service person in
accordance with local codes. Installation instructions are packed in the washer for
installer's reference. Refer to INSTALLATIONINSTRUCTIONSfor detailed grounding
procedures. If the washer ismoved to a new location, have it checked and reinstalled
by a qualified service person.
To prevent personal injury or damage to the washer, the electrical
power cord of the washer must be plugged into a properly grounded and polarized
3-prong outlet. The third grounding prong must never be removed, Never
ground the washer to a gas pipe. Do not use an extension
cord or an adaptor
plug.
Follow package directions when using laundry products. Incorrect
usage can produce poisonous gas--resulting in serious injury or death.
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Donotcombinelaundryproductsforusein
11oadunlessspecifiedonthelabel.
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Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar.
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Power supi0_y
cord with 3_prong
grounding plug
CORRECT
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To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the washer:
All repairs and servicing must be performed
by an authorized
servicer
unless specifically recommended in this Owner's Guide. Use only authorized
factory parts.
Do nottamper with controls.
Do not install or store tile washer where it will be exposed to the weather.
Use this way ONLY
_ALWAYS
Do not use or mix
liquid chlorine bleach with other
household chemicals such as toilet
cleaners, rust removers,
acid or
products con raining ammonia. These
mixtures can produce dangerous
fumes which can cause serious injury
or death,
disconnectthe
washer from tile electrical supply before
attempting any service or cleaning. Failure to do so can result in electrical shock or
injury.
To prevent injury, do not reach into the washer while parts are
moving. Before loading, unloading or adding items, push in the cycle selector knob
and allow tile tub to coast to a complete stop before reaching inside.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
Thiswasher isequipped with an electrical overload protector. The motor will stop
if it becomes overheated. The washer will automatically restart after a cool down
period of up to 30 minutes, if the washer has not been manually turned off during
this time.
SAVE
Note: The instructions appearing in this
Owner's Guide are not meant to cover
every possible condition and situation
that may occur. Common sense and
caution must be practiced when
installing, operating and maintaining
any appliance.
THESE
LNSTRUCTIONS
Washing Procedures
•
Followthe guidelines below for preparing the wash load.
Readtile Operating
•
Always
Instructions
read and follow
card for operating your specific model.
fabric care and laundry product
labels.
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons, read
tmportantSafetylnstrucdons,
pages 2-3, before operating this washer.
.
Sort laundry
into loads
that can be washed
together.
Sort items by recommended water temperatures, wash time, and agitate/spin
speeds.
Separate white, light, and colorfast items from dark and noncolorfast items.
Separate items which shed lint from items which attract lint. Permanent
press, synthetic, knit and corduroy items will pick up lint from towels, rugs
and chenille bedspreads.
Separate heavily' soiled items from lightly soiled items.
Separate lacy, sheer and loosely knit items from sturdy items.
into [oads that can be
washed
Sort laundry
together.
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Prepare
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items
for washing.
Empty pockets.
Brush off lint and dirt. Shake out rugs and beach towels.
Closezippers, fasten hooks, tie strings and sashes,and remove nonwashable
trims and ornaments.
Remove pins, decorative buttons, belt buckles, and other objects which
could be damaged. This also helps protect other items in the wash load.
Mend rips and tears to prevent further damage during washing.
Placedelicate items such asbras, shoulder pads, hosie% and belts in a mesh
bag to prevent tangling during tile wash cycle.
Turn knit items inside out to prevent pilling.
Empty pockets.
3. Pretreat
stains and heavy soiL
See Stain Removal, pages 6-7, for details.
4_
Add a measured
amount
before adding the laundry
of detergent
load.
to the
wash
tub
Follow detergent manufacturer's directions. Tile amount required depends on
type of detergent, load size and soil level, and water hardness.
5. If desired,
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Place delicate items [n a mesh bag.
add fiquid bleach to Bleach Dispenser
(some models).
Before adding tile wash load, add liquid bleach to bleach dispenser located
in left front corner under the lid:
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3/4 cup (180 ml) for small loads
1 cup (240 ml) for large loads
1-1/4 cups (300 ml) for extraqarge loads.
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Then add 1 cup (240 ml) water to flush the dispenser.
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Do not use powdered bleach in the bleach dispenser.
Formodels without a bteach dispenser, dilute the recommended amount of
liquid chlorine bleach in I quart (.95 L) water. Add it to wash water after
a few minutes of agitation. Do not pour bleach directly on wash load.
Bleach Dispenser(some models)
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Washing Procedures
6.
Add laundry
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load
to washer.
Dry load level should not be higher than top row of holes in wash tub.
Do not overload washer.
Do not put items on top of agitator or wrap them around it. Load items
evenly.
Combine large and small items in a load. Load large items first. Large items
should not be more than half the total wash load.
When washing a single heavy item, add 1 or 2 towels to balance the load.
Do not moad[terns above
7.
top row of holes in wash tub.
If desired,
Dispenser
add
liquid
fabric
softener
to Fabric
Softener
(some models).
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For
1.
2.
3.
models with a built-in dispenser (see picture to the left):
Add liquid softener tothe dispenser, following fabric softener label directions.
Add water to bring liquid level to fill line on dispenser cap.
Remove the dispenser from the agitator after each use. Rinse both cap and
cup with warm water. Replace dispenser in the agitator.
NOTE:Toseparatecapfrom cup, put thumb into dispenser and push against side
of cup (seepicture tothe left). After (:leaning, push cap and cup firmly together.
Replace dispenser by lining u p the ribs and grooves and snapping it into position.
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Fabric softener will be flushed from area under the builtqn fabric softener
dispenser when Large LoadWater Levelisselected. If a bu ild-up of fabric softener
occurs, clean with hot water. DO NOTREMOVE SERVICE CAP.
Built-ran Fabrk Softener Dispenser
(some models)
/
For
1.
2.
3.
4.
models with a removable dispenser (see picture below to the left):
Attach fabric softener dispenser to top of agitator by pressing down gently.
Add softener to the dispenser, following fabric softener label directions.
Add water to bring liquid level to top of the peg in the center of the (:up.
Remove the dispenser from the agitator after each use. Rinse both lid and
bowl thoroughly with warm water. Reassemble and place dispenser on
agitator or store it nearby.
Formodels withouta fabricsoftenerdispenser,
follow fabric softener label
directions. Add diluted fabric softener to the final rinse. Do notpour fabric
softener directly on the wash load.
Built-In Fabrk Softener Dispenser
(some models)
8.
Set cyde selector knob and washer controls according
to
type, size, and soil level of each load, and detergent
used.
See Operating
Removable Fabric Softener Dispenser
(some models)
Instructions
card for your specific model controls.
Washing Procedures
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Start the washer.
Close the washer lid and pull out the cycle selector knob. Washer will fill and
agitate with the lid open. The tub will not spin unless the lid is closed.
_continued)
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To stop the washer, push in the cycle selector knob.
Do not stop and restart washer during a spin when using the fabric softener
dispenser.
Safety
Lid
To change a cycle, push in the cycle selector knob. Turn it clockwise to the
desired setting. Pull out the knob to restart the washer.
Lock
10. Remove
items
when
the cycle is completed.
For your safety, the lid locks when the tub is spinning. It will remain locked for
about 1 minute after the tub stops spinning.
To open the lid during a spin, push in the cycle selector knob and wait about
1 minute for the lid lock to release. Do not force open the locked lid.
Place washed items in automatic dryer, line dry, or dry flat as directed by fabric
care label. Excesswrinkling, color transfer or odors may develop in items left in
the washer after the cycle has ended.
To avoid serious personal injury, do not operate washer if safety lid
lock is missing or damaged.
S in
Safe Stain
Removal
Removal
Procedures
To reduce the risk of fire or serious injury to persons or property,
comply with the basic warnings listed below:
Read and comply with all instructions on stain removal products.
Keep products in their original labeled containers and out of children's
reach.
Thoroughly wash any utensil used.
Do not combine stain removal products, especially ammonia and chlorine
bleach. Dangerous fumes may result.
Do not combine stain removal
Never wash items which have been previously cleaned in, washed in,
soaked in or spotted with gasoline, dry cleaning solvents or other flammable
or explosive substances because they give off vapors that could ignite or
explode.
products.
Never use highly flammable solvents, such as gasoline, inside the home.
Vapors can explode on contact with flames or sparks.
For successful
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stain removal:
Remove stains promptly.
Determine the kind of stain, then follow recommended
stain removal chart on the next page.
treatment
in the
To pretreat stains, use a prewash product, liquid detergent, or a paste made
from granular detergent and water.
Use cold water on unknown stains because hot water can set stains.
Check care label instructions for treatments to avoid on specific fabrics.
Check for colorfastness by testing stain remover on an inside seam.
Follow fabric care [abe[ instructions.
Rinse and wash items after stain removal.
Stain Removal
Adh_sive tape, ¢:h_vving
gum, rubber cement
Apply ic_,. Scrap_, off _xcess. Place stain face down on paper tovw_ls Saturate with pmwash stain r_,mover or
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Baby formula, dairy
products, egg
Use product containing
Beverages {coffee, tea,
soda,
juice, alcoholic beverages)
Pretreat stain
Blood
Rinse with cold water. Rub with bar soap. Or, pretreat or soak with product containing
bleach safe for fabric.
Candle wax, crayon
Scrape off surface wax. Place stain face down between paper towels. Press with warm iron until wax is absorbed.
Replace paper towels frequently. Treat remaining stain with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning
fluid. Hand wash to remove solvent. Wash using bleach safe for fabric
Chocolate
Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing
Collar or cuff soil, cosmetics
Pretreat with prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap.
Dye transfer on white
fabric
Use packaged color remover
Grass
Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing
Grease, oil, tar {butter, fats,
salad dressing, cooking oils,
car grease, motor oils)
Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat. Wash using hottest water safe for fabric. For heavy stains and tar, apply
nonflammable dry cleaning fluid to back of stain. Replace towels under stain frequently Rinse thoroughly. Wash
using hottest water safe for fabric.
Ink
Some inks may be impossible to remove. Washing may set some inks. Use prewash stain remover, denatured
alcohol or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.
Mildew,
scorch
Mud
Mustard,
enzymes to pretreat or soak stains Soak for _3(}minutes or more Wash.
Wash using cold water and bleach safe for fabric.
enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
enzymes Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Wash with chlorine bleach if safe for fabric. Or, soak in oxygen bleach and hot water before washing.
mildewed fabrics may be permanently damaged.
Brush off dry mud. Pretreat or soak with product containing
tomato
enzymes. Wash using
Badly
enzymes.
Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
Nail polish
May be impossible to remove Place stain face down on paper towels. Apply nail polish remover to back of stain.
Repeat, replacing paper towels frequently Do not use on acetate fabrics
Paint, varnish
WATER BASED: Rinse fabric in cool water while stain is wet. Wash. Once paint is dry, it cannot be removed. OIL
BASED AND VARNISH: Use solvent recommended on can label. Rinse thoroughly before washing.
Perspiration
Use prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap Rinse Wash using nonchlorine bleach in hottest water safe for
fabric.
Rust, brown or yellow
discoloration
For spots, use rust remover safe for fabric. For discoloration
chlorine bleach because it may intensify
discoloration.
Shoe polish
LIQUID: Pretreat with a paste of granular detergent and water. PABTE: Scrape residue from fabric. Pretreat with
prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid Rinse. Rub detergent into dampened area Wash using
bleach safe for fabric.
Urine, vomit, mucus, feces
Pretreat or soak in product containing
of an entire load, use noncHorine
enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.
bleach. De net use
Common Washing ProbieHs
Many washing problems involve poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage. For satisfactory washing
results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association.
POSSIBLE CAUSES
Blue stains
-Detergent or liquid fabric softener
did not dissolve or disperse,
PREVENTIVE MEASURES
-If caused by det_rgent, mix I cup (240 rn[)
white vinegar with I quart (,g5 L) water
in a plastic container. Soak item I hour,
Rinse,
.Add deterg6,nt b6,fore wash load, Then
start washer,
.Dilute
fabric softener
with water,
-lf caused by fabric softener, rub stains
with bar soap. Wash,
Discoloration.
graying
-Not enough detergent,
_Wash water temperature
-lncorrect sorting,
Greasy, oily stains
Holes,
tears,
or
snags
-Rewash with correct amount of
detergent and hottest water safe for
fabric, Add bleach safe for fabric,
-Sort itenls by soil level and color.
_Use correct amount of detergent,
water and bleach safe for fabric.
_Not enough detergent.
-Undiluted liquid fabric softener
poured directly on fabric,
_Treat with prewash stain remover or
liquid detergent,
_lncrease detergent and water
temperature.
Rewash.
-Rub fabric softener stains with bar soap.
_Use correct
amount of detergent and
hottest water safe for fabric.
_Do not pour fiquid fabric softener
directly on fabric
See package directions
or Washing
Procedures for proper
diluting.
-lncorrect
-May be irreversible if rips, tears and seams
cannot be mended.
.Never pour chlorine
fabric,
too low,
use of chlorine bleach.
-Unfastened
buckles.
zippers, hooks,
,,incorrect sorting.
.Tissues left in pocket.
-Overloading the washer.
-Not
enough detergent.
.Undissolved detergent has left
residue,
.Static cling is attracting lint.
-Load washed too long,
-Reduce load size, Rewash using correct
water temperature, water level, arid
amount of detergent,
-Add nonprecipitating water conditioner
to wash water,
.Pilling is normal with synthetic and
permanent press fabrics. This is due
to abrasion from normal wear.
.Use a lint brush or shaver to remove pills.
Residue or powder
on dark items;
Stiff, harsh fabrics,
.Undissolved detergent,
-Some nonphosphate granular
detergents can combine with hard
water minerals to form a residue.
.Reduce load size,
-Overloading
Yellow buildup of
body soil on
synthetic
fabrics
the washer.
.Agitation time too short,
-Wash water temperature
_Not enough detergent,
too low
-See Washing Procedures
preparing the wash load.
.Do not overload washer.
for sorting and
-Use correct amount of detergent,
temperature and water level.
water
Add liquid fabric softener to final rinse,
.Dry load in dryer.
-Remove lint with lint brush or roller.
Pilling
(Fibers break off,
ball up and cling to
fabric)
Wrinkling
bleach directly on
.Check condition of items before washing.
See Washing
Procedures for preparing
and loading the wash load
-Rips, tears and broken threads.
-Overloading the washer.
.DegradaQon of fabric.
Lint
hottest
.Use fabric softener
lubricate fibers.
in the washer to
-When ironing, use spray starch or fabric
finish on collars and cuffs,
°Turn items inside out to reduce abrasion
-Add dissolved detergent to tub , Rewash
load,
,,Increase water temperature
water safe for fabric
-Do not overload washer.
using
hottest
.Mix I cup (240 ml) white vinegar to I
gallon (3.8 L) warm water in plastic
container. Soak item, Rinse and rewash.
.Use liquid detergent or use nonprecipitating
water conditioner with nonphosphate
granular detergent.
-Reduce load size
-Do not overload washer.
.Rinse in cold water with liquid fabric
softener.
-Remove items from washer as soon as cycle
is completed.
-Use liquid fabric softener,
.Soak in detergent booster or product
containing enzymes
.Wash in hot water (120°F/4g°C) using full
permanent press cycle, Increase
detergent.
Add bleach safe for fabric.
.Wash synthetics frequently using water at
least IO0°F (37°C) and correct water level.
.Or, treat with color remover,
Yellow or brown
rust stains
.lron or manganese in water supply,
water pipes, or water heater.
.To restore discolored load of whites, use
rust remover safe for fabric.
Do not use chlorine bleach to remove
rust stains. It may intensify
discolora don.
,,Use nonprecipitating
water softener,
,,Before washing, run hot water for a few
minutes to clear lines,
,,Drain water heater occasionally.
,,For an ongoing problem, install an iron filter
in your water supply system,
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Care and Cleariing
Use care with laundry
products. They can damage finish on
the washer.
Inside
Remove items from the washer assoon asthe cycle ends. Excesswrinkling, color
transfer, and odors may develop in items left in the washer.
Dry the washer top, the area around the lid opening, and the underside of the
lid. These areas should always be dry before the lid is closed.
Beforecleaningthewasherinterior,
electrical shock hazards.
unptugtheetectricatpowercordtoavoid
When extremely soiled items have been washed, a dirty residue may remain on
the tub. Remove this by wiping the tub with a nonabrasive household cleanser.
Rinsethoroughly with water.
The agitator or tub may become stained from fabric dye. Clean these parts with
a nonabrasive household cleanser. This prevents dye transfer to future loads.
Outside
When washing is completed, wipe top and sides of washer with a damp cloth.
Turn water faucets off to prevent pressure build-up in the hoses.
As needed, clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Neveruse harsh, gritty
orabraslve cleansers. If top or lid becomes stained, clean with diluted chlorine
bleach [I/2 cup (120 ml) in 1 quart (.95 L) water]. Rinse several times with clear
water.
Remove glue residue from tape or labels with a mixture of warm water and mild
detergent. Or, touch residue with the sticky side of the tape or label.
Before movlng the washer, place a strip of cardboard or thin fiberboard u nder
tile front leveling legs to prevent floor damage.
Winterizing
Instructions
If the washer is stored in an area where freezing can occur or moved in freezing
temperatures, followthesewinterizing instructions to prevent damage to the washer:
Foltow Win terizing
Instructions
for cold
weather care.
1. Turn off water supply faucets.
2. Disconnect hoses from water supply and drain water from hoses.
3. Plug electrical cord into a properly grounded electrical outlet.
4. Add 1 gallon nontoxic recreational vehicle (RV) antifreeze to empty wash tub.
Close lid.
5. Set cycle selector knob at a spin setting. Pull out knob and let washer spin for
1 minute to drain out all water. Not all of the RV antifreeze will be expelled.
6. Push in knob, unplug electrical power cord, dry tub interior, and close lid.
7. Store washer in an upright position.
8. To remove antifreeze from washer after storage, run empty washer through a
complete cycle using detergent. Do not add wash load.
avoJ_
S@J'ViC@
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes
common concerns that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
"Clunking"or
gear sounds,
Rattling
noise,
and
clanking
Squealing
sound
rubber odor.
Thumping
Vibrating
Washer
or hot
sound.
noise.
does not start.
Washer
won't
Residue
left
spin.
in tub,
A certain amount of "clunking" or gear
sounds are normal
in a heavy-duty
washer.
This is normal.
Foreign objects such as coins or safety
pins may be in tub or pump.
Stop washer and check tub. If noise continues after
washer is restarted, objects may be in pump. Call your
authorized servicer.
Belt buckles and
hitting wash tub.
To prevent unnecessary noise and damage
fasten fasteners and turn items inside out.
Washer
metal
fasteners
are
is overloaded.
Heavy wash loads
thumping sound,
Do not overload
load.
may
produce
a
washer.
Stop washer
and
to tub,
reduce
This is usually normal. If sound continues, washer is
probably out of balance. Stop washer and redistribute
wash load.
Washer is not resting firmly on floor.
Move washer so it rests firmly on floor. Adjust leveling
legs. See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for details.
Shipping bolt and block have not been
removed during installation,
See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
shipping bolt and block.
Wash load unevenly distributed
Stop washer and rearrange wash load.
in tub.
for
removing
Electrical power cord may not be plugged
in or connection may be loose.
Make sure plug fits tightly
Housefusebiown,
circuitbreakertripped,
or a power outage has occurred,
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not increase
fuse capacity. If problem is a circuit overload, have it
corrected by a qualified electrician.
If problem is a
power outage, call local electric company.
Water supply faucets are not turned on.
Turn on water supply faucets.
Cycle selector is not in correct position.
Move indicator
Motor
Washer motor will stop if it becomes overheated.
It
will automatically restart after a cool down period of
up to 30 minutes (if washer has not been manually
turned off).
is overheated.
Lid is not completely
closed.
in wall outlet.
clockwise slightly.
Pull out knob.
Close lid completely.
Heavily soiled items.
Wipe tub with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then
rinse. Shake or brush excess dirt and sand from items
before
10
washing.
POSSIBLECAUSE
Wash load too wet
spin,
Water
washer
does
or
after
Washer
not enter
it
enters
Do not overload
Procedures.
is overloaded.
washer.
See
Washing
Load is out of balance.
Rearrange load to allow proper spinning,
Drain hose is kinked.
Straighten
Water supply is not adequate
in area.
drain hose,
Check another faucet in the house,
water supply and pressure increase,
Wait
until
slowly.
Water
open.
supply
faucets
are not completely
Water is being used elsewhere
Water
Water
level
cover load.
does
not
inlet hoses are kinked.
Improper water
with
water level/load
Washer
in the house.
Fully open hot and cold faucets.
Water pressure must be at least 30 psi (260 kPa),
Avoid running water elsewhere while washer is
filling,
Straighten
level selection
(for
models
hoses.
Select higher water
level/load
size.
size control).
is overloaded.
Do not overload
washer, When control
is set at
highest fill level, dry load level should not be
higher than top row of circular holes in wash tub.
Warm or hot water
hot enough,
Hot water heater is set too low or is a distance
from washer,
Measure hot water temperature at nearby faucet
with
candy or meat thermometer,
Water
temperature
should be at least 130°F (70°C).
Adjust water heater as necessary,
Hot water is being used elsewhere in the
house.
Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during
washer use. There may not be enough hot water
available for proper cleaning, If problem persists,
your hot water system may be unable to support
more than 1 use at a time.
Water in washer does not
drain or drains slowly.
Drain hose is kinked or clogged.
Clean and straighten
Water
Fill hose connection
Check and tighten hose connections.
sealing washers provided.
fncorrect
is not
leaks.
wash
and rinse
at faucet or washer.
the drain hose.
House drain pipes are clogged.
Unclog drain pipes, Contact
Oversudsing,
Use less detergent.
Hot and cold water
temperatures,
wrong
Water is entering
washer
but tub does not fill.
Drain hose standpipe
hoses are connected
supply faucets,
to
Connect
Install rubber
plumber if necessary.
hot water hose to hot water faucet and
cold water hose to cold water faucet,
is incorrect
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height.
Standpipe must be a minimum of 33" (83,82 cm)
high to prevent siphoning,
See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.
FR/G/D,4/RE lOP LOAD
WASHER WARRANTY
Your Fn'gidaire product is 9rotected by this warranty
WARRANTY
PERIOD
original
FRIGIDAIRE, THROUGH ITS A UTHORIZED
SERVICERS, WILL:
THE CONSUMER WILL BE
RESPONSIBLE FOR:
FULL ONE- YEAR
WARRANTY
One year from
purchase date.
LIMITED2ND-BTH
YEARWARRANTY
Second through fifth years
fromoriginaJpurchasedate,
Provide a repJacemel/t for a defective or malfunctioning
found hq the washer transmission (illustrated below),
FULL25-YEAR
INNERWASHBASKET
WARRANTY
(ExcludingAlaska)
25 years from
purchase date.
Provide a replacement and imhome service labor, without
charge, foraninnerwashbasket(il]ustratedbelow)thatbreaks
due to defective materials or workmanship
LIMITEDWARRANTY
(Applicable to the Stat_
of Alaska)
Time periods listed above
original
Payallcostsforrepairingorrepladnganypartsoflhisappliance
which prove to be defective in materials or workmanship.
Costs of service _alls 1hat are listed under NORMAL
RESPONSIBILITIESOFTHECONSUMER
_
part
AIIoftheprovisionsofthefullandlimiledwarrantiesaboveand
the exclusions listed below apply,
Costs for labor and replacement
defective transmission parts.
parts other
than
Costs of service calls that are listed under NORMAL
RESPONSIBILITIESOFTHECONRUMER
_
Costsofthetechnician'stravehothehomeandanycosls
for
pick up and delivery of the appliance required
because of service.
Your appliance is warranted by Frigidaire Home Products, a division of White Consolidated Industries, Inc We authorize no person to change or add to
any of our obligations under this warranty. Our obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Frigidaire or an authorized
Frigidaire servicer,
*NORMAL
RESPONSIBIMTE5
OF THE CONSUMER
This warranty
below:
I.
2,
3,
4,
5.
6,
EXCL USIONS
to products
in ordinary household
use, and the consumer
is responsible
for the items listed
Proper use of the appliance in a¢cordan¢:e with instructions provided with the product,
Proper installation by an authorized servicer in accordance with instructions provided with the appliance and in accordance
with all local plumbing, electrical and/or gas codes.
Proper connection to a grounded power supply of sufficient voltage, replacement of blown fuses, repair of loose connections
or defects in house wiring.
Expenses for making the appliance accessible for servicing, such as removal of trim, cupboards, shelves, etc., which are not
a part of the appliance when it was shipped from the factory.
Damages to finish after installation.
Replacement of light bulbs and/or fluorescent tubes (on models with these features),
This warranty does not cover the following:
I,
CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES SUCH AS PROPERTYDAMAGE AND INCIDENTAL EXPENSESRESULTING FROM
ANY BREACH OF THIS WRITTEN OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY,
2,
3,
4,
IF YOU NEED
SERVICE
applies only
Note: .Some.states do not a/low the exdusion or limitation of inddent_l or consequent/a/damages, so this limitation or exdusion
rna! not apply to you,
Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in workmanship or material, or for appliances not in ordinary household
use. The consumer shall pay for such service calls,
Damages caused by services performed by servicers other than Frigidaire or its authorized servicers; use of parts odler than
genuine Frigidaire Home Products parts; obtained from persons other than such servicers; or external causes such as abuse,
misuse, inadequate power supply or acts of God
Products with original serial numbers that have been removed or altered and cannot be readily determined,
Keep your bill of sale, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record, The date on the bill establishes the warranty period
should service be required. If service is performed, it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts. This written warranty
gives you specific legal rights, You may also have other rights that vary from state to state, Service under this warranty must be
obtained by contacting Frigidaire Home Products:
800 _ 944,9044
Frigidaire Home Products
P.O Box 212378
m FRIGIDAIRE
HOME
PRODUCTS
Augusta, GA :X)917
Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice, All warranties are made by White
Consolidated Industries, Inc. This warranty applies only in the B0 states of the U.S,A, and Puerto Rico,
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i
$e ice
information
To avoid unnecessary cost and inconvenience, make a few simple checks before
calling for service. Common occurrences and their solutions can be found in the
Avoid Service Checklist. Be sure you have followed the instructions in this manual.
If you are unable to locate the cause of a problem, call for service. Insist on factory
service by an authorized ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS PARTSAND SERVICE
depot.
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS PARTSAND SERVICE
All Frigidaire appliances are backed by ELECTROLUXHOME PRODUCTSPARTS
AND SERVICE,one of Canada's largest parts and service networks.
The Frigidaire reputation means you can enjoy complete professional service from
one of our hundreds of trained technicians across the country. Ask your Frigidaire
dealer for details about the Extended Service Plan offered by ELECTROLUXHOME
PRODUCTS PARTS AND SERVICEto all purchasers of Frigidaire appliances in
Canada.
ELECTROLUX
HOME
PRODUCTS
CANADA
6150 McLaughlin Road, Unit#1
Mississauga, Ontario
LSR4C2
Tel.:
(905)568-3433
Fax:
(905) 568-3542
Place the name, address and telephone
spaces below.
Product
change
and feature specifications
without
notice.
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number of you r service depot in tile
as described
ori//ustratedare
sub/ect
to
WARRANTY
AUTOMATIC
(CANADA)
WASHERS
WARRANTOR:
AND
DRYERS
For service under this warranty, contactyour local dealer/
retailer, authorized ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS PARTSAND
SERVICE
depot, or:
ELECTROLUXHOME PRODUCTSCANADA
6150 McLaughlin Road, Unit#1
Mississauga, Ontario
LSR4C2
ELECTROLUXHOME PRODUCTSCANADA
6150 McLaughlin Road, Unit#1
Mississauga, Ontario
LSR4C2
Tel.:
(905)568-3433
Fax:
(905) 568-3542
WA RRA NTY PERIOD:
WARRANTOR WILL THROUGH ITS AUTHORIZED
5ERWCE DEPO T:
Forthe first year after purchase by the original consu met/
owner:
Pay all costs to repair or replace any defective parts.
For twenty five years after purchase by the original
consumer/owner:
Payall costs of a defective polypropylene washer basket.
Top load automatic washers only: transmission for the
second th rough fifth year after purchase by the original
consumer/owner:
Pay all costs (excluding labour to install) to replace any
defective transmission parts.
WARRANTYAPPMES TO:
a) Products purchased and installed in Canada for personal single family household use.
b) Defects resulting or arising out of the manufacturing process.
c) Products bearing legible manufacturer's model and serial numbers.
d) Replacement parts only for the remainder of the original warranty.
WARRANTY DOES NOTA PPLY TO:
a) Transportation damage.
b) Supply and replacement of porcelain, fuses, glass and light bulbs.
c) PartsandservicesuppliedorobtainedfromotherthanELECTROLUX
HOMEPRODUCTSPARTSAND
SERVICEorELECTROLUX
HOMEPRODUCTS
PARTS
AND SERVICE
authorized depots.
d) Damage or failure as the result of abuse, improper or commercial use.
CONSUMER/O WNER RESPONSIBILITY:
a) To provide proof of the original date of purchase by means of a bill of saleor payment record verifying purchase date.
b) To pay all costs to make the appliance readily accessible for service.
c) To ensure proper power supply and connection of the appliance to same.
d) Proper installation, control setting and care of finish.
This warranty is in addition to any statutory warranties contained in any applicable legislation. The terms and conditions
of this warranty are not intended to exclude or limit your rights under those statutes. Tile warrantor however reserves
the right to charge transportation and travelling costs for distances in excess of 48 kilometres (30 miles) from the nearest
ELECTROLUX
HOMEPRODUCTS
PARTS
AND SERVICE
authorized service depot.
This warranty plus tile statutory warranties mentioned are tile only warranties given to tile consumer/owner for this
product.
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