Whirlpool LA34OOXP Operating instructions

Whirlpool LA34OOXP Operating instructions
AUTOMATIC
WASHER
Design 2000
&Q&Capacity
LA34OOXP
fave Ovens. Trash Compactors. Room Air Condllloners, Oehumldltlers. Automallc Washers, Clothes Dryers, freezers, Refrigerator-Freezer
Parts and features
LAUNDRY
INFORMATION
CENTER
CYCLE
CONTROL
KNOB AND
/TEMPERATURE
MODEL AND SERIAL
NUMBER PLATE
(not shown)
-CLOTHES
GUARD
-AGITATOR
-BASKET
-TUB
Remove
the Consumer
Buy Guide label. It will be
easier to remove
before
the washer is used.
You should wipe out the
basket with a damp cloth
before
using to remove
dust
from
storing
or
shipping.
Copy your Model and Serial Numbers
When youneed
service or call with CI
question, have this information
ready:
I. Complete
Model
and Serial Numbers (from plate underthe
lid nearthe
hinge).
2. Purchase date from sales slip.
Copy this information
in these spaces.
Keep this book in the Laundry Information Center with your “laundry
Guide,”
sales slip and warranty.
There is no warranty
registratton
to return.
that is required
for in-warranty
service.
2
Model
here
Number
Ser,o, Number
Purchase Dote
Service Company/
Phone
Number
Proof-of-purchase
is all
Your
I-e SpOIlS
mibil.itic
ES
Read this “Use and Core Guide”
and your “Laundry Guide” carefully for important
use and safety
information.
You ore personally
responsible
for making
sure that your
washer...
l is installed
by a qualifiedinstaller.
l is properly
installed
and
leveled
on a floor that con
support the weight.*
l is connected
to the right kind
of outlet, electric
supply, water
supply and drain.’
l is properly
grounded..
l is used
only for jobs normally
expected
of home automatic
washers.
l is properly
maintained.
l is protected
from the weather
and kept where the temperature will not fall below freezing.
l is not run by children
or anyone
unable to operate
it properly
*See the “Installation
Instructions”
for complete
information.
Contents
Page
PARTS AND FEATURES.
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES.
SAFETY FIRST
STARTING YOUR WASHER
WHAT HAPPENS IN EACH
CYCLE.
OTHER OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS
ForaRinseandSpin......
For a Drain and Spin
CARING FOR YOUR WASHER
Winterizing
IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR
ASSISTANCE.
I. Before Calling for
Assistance
2. If You Need Assistance
3. If You Need Service
4. If You Hove a Problem
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THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Starting your washer
your wasfler:
1 Measure and add detergent
2. Place sorted load in washer
3. Start washer.
_ Select CYCLE and WASH TIME;
Fill Area
1. Start the washer
r
A. Push in the Control Knob and turn
Ii to the right. lt must be pushed
and turned only clockwise.
C. Start the washer
in
by pulling out
the Control Knob. After filling, the
washer will agitate for the selected
number of minutes.
6. Stop on a number in the cycle you
want. The numbers are minutes of
wash time. The drawing shows 10
minutes of agitation
in the REGULAR
HEAVY Cycle. NOTE: The washer will
fill only when the knob points to a
FILL area
0.
To stop the washer at any time
push In the Control Knob. To
restart the washer, pull out the
Control Knob.
2.
To select a
WASH WATER TEMPERATURE
HOT WATER can be selected only
in the REGULAR HEAVY Cycle. Turn the
Control Knob to12 or14 minutes in the
REGULAR HEAVY Cycle.
All rinses use cold water. This saves
energy and helps prevent wrinkles
from setting into fabrics.
3.
WARM WATER can be selected by
turning the Control Knob to 8 or10 minutes in the REGULAR HEAVY Cycle.
l A worm
wash is preset in the SHORT
Cycle. Just turn the Control Knob to
the 6 or 8 minute setting in that cycle.
To select a
WATER LEVEL
HIGH WATER LEVEL. The washer will
automatically
fill to its highest level,
(about17.2 gals./651 L), when the
Control Knob points to a FILL area.
LOWER WATER LEVELS. Setting the
washer to fill with less water also sets it
for a shorter wash time.
1. Push the Control Knob in and turn it
clockwise to a FILL area in the cycle
you want.
2. Pull the Control Knob out; the washer
will start to fill.
3. When the washer reaches the desired water level, push in the Control
Knob and slowly turn it past the FILL
area. Pull out the Control Knob to
start the washer.
For all rinses, the washer fills to its
highest level with cold water.
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What happens in each cycle*
Each cycle has been designed
for different kinds of fabrics. Numbers on the
dial in each cycle are the minutes of WASH agitation time.
When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number and pulled out, the washer
fills before agitation
and timing starts. After agitation
starts, the knob turns
REGULAR
HEAVY
Cycle
A cycle for sturdily construtted fabrics that are
heavily soiled.
SHORT CJ’cle
Use for delrcate
Items that
need a short wash and
sprn trme Wash nylon hose
or panty hose In a net
laundry bag
DO NOT
OVERLOAD
WASHER
Overloading
or packing
l cause
poor cleaning;
l increase
wrinkling;
l cause
excessive
lint;
l wear
out or tear items.
can...
Be careful to use enough water for the
load. Too big a load or too little water
con cause poor cleaning and wear or
tear load items.
DO NOT LOAD
ABOVE CLOTHES GUARD
6
clockwise
until it points to OFF and the cycle ends.
NOTE:You may hear the sound of water spraying
some cycles. In some cycles, cold water is sprayed
help with the rinsing.
during the spin parts of
on the spinning
load to
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Other operating instructions
For a rinse and spin
You may need an extra rinse and
spin for heavily soiled loads which
need more detergent.
(Extra detergent can require an extra rinse.]
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Push Control Knob in.
Turn clockwise
to any l on the
dial. See drawing.
Pull Control Knob out.
The washer will fill with cold
water to selected
level, agitate
2 minutes, drain and spin.
For a drain and spin
Your washer can be set to drain
and spin out water.
l Push Control
Knob in.
l Turn clockwise
to the bar lust before
OFF in any cycle. See drawing.
l Pull Control
Knob out.
a The washer will drain and spin.
Caring for your washer
/-WHEN NOT WASHING, keep both
water faucets turned off. This takes
the pressure off the water inlet valve
and hoses.
AFTER WASHING, use a soft dry cloth
to wipe the outside and inside dry.
Leave the lid up until the basket is dry.
Wipe up spills right away. Spills can
dull or damage
the finish.
REMOVE SHARPOBJECTS such as pins,
buckles,
etc., from clothes
before
washing. Close metal zippers.
SHARP OR HEAVY OBJECTS should
never be put on or in the washer.
Check pockets for bolts, nuts,
tools. etc.
SOME PRETREATMENT PRODUCTS
can damage
washer and dryer dials,
consoles and finishes. Do not use
these products
on or near your
washer or dryer.
Winterizing
Because some water stays In the washer, freezing can cause a lot of damage.
If your washer IS
stored
or moved
dJrrng the cold weather.
1. Shut off both water
faucets. Disconnect and drain
water inlet hoses.
To use me washer
2. Put a quart of
automobile-type
antifreeze
in the
basket.
again..
.
1. Flush water pipes and hoses.
2. Connect hoses to the washer.
3. Turn on the water faucets.
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3. Set the washer for a
DRAIN and SPIN
(see page 8). Let it
run for about 30
seconds to mix the
antifreeze
and
water.
4. Run the washer
through a complete cycle with
one cup of detergent to clean out
the antifreeze.
If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
3. If you need service*.
1. Before calling
for assistance..
.
Performance
problems
often result from little things you can find
and fix yourself without tools of any
kind.
IF YOUR WASHER DOES NOT FILL:
Is the power supply cord
plugged
in?
Are both water faucets open?
Are fuses blown or circuit-breaker
tripped?
Are the water supply hoses
kinked?
Is the Cycle Control Knob se1 and
pulled out?
IF YOUR WASHER DOES NOT SPIN:
Is the lid closed?
l Is the power
supply cord
plugged
in?
l Is a fuse blown
or circuit-breaker
tripped?
IF YOUR WASHER STOPS
DURING A CYCLE:
l Remember,
the washer pauses
briefly at different times in each
cycle. These pauses are normal.
MAKE SURE THE DRAIN HOSE IS
HIGHER THAN THE WATER LEVEL IN
THE WASHER. IF IT ISN’T...
l The washer
may seem to be
draining
during wash and rinse
cycles.
l Water
can siphon out [See “lnstallation
Instructions:‘)
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Whirlpool
has
a nationwide
net; workoffranchrsed
~ TECH-CARE’ Service Companies.
TECU-CARE
FRnNCH~s~oZERV’CE
I TECH-CARE service technicians
are trained to fulfill
the product
warranty
and provide
after-warranty
service, anywhere
in
the United States To locate
TECHCARE service in your area, Call our
COOL-LINE service assistance
telephone number (see Step 2) or look in
your telephone
directory
Yellow
Pages under:
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2. If you need assistance*.
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Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINE”
service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from:
Continental
U.S. . (800) 253-1301
. . . . . . . (800) 632-2243
Michigan
Alaska & Hawaii
(800) 253-1121
and talk with one of ourtrained
Consultants. The Consultant
can instruct
you in how to obtain satisfactory
operation
from your appliance
or, if
service is necessary,
recommend
a
qualified
service company
in your
area.
OR
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TECHCARLStlYICt
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4. If you have a problem*.
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Call our COOL-LINE
service
assistance
telephone
number
[see
Step 2) and talk with one of our Consultants, or if you prefer, write to:
Mr. Robert F.Gunts, Vice President
Whirlpool Corporation
Administrative
Center
2000 US-33, North
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022
‘If you must call or write, please provide. model number, serial number,
date of purchase,
and a complete
description
of the problem.
This information
is needed
in order to better respond
to your request
for
assistance.
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