Frigidaire FFTW1001PW0 Owner's manual

Frigidaire FFTW1001PW0 Owner's manual




Important Safety Instructions ...........................

Operahng Instructions ..................................

Care and Cleaning ...........................................

Avotd Service .................................................





Warranty .........................................................

Fran_als ...........................................................

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Product Record

Record Your Model and Serial


The model and serial numbers of your washer are found on the serial plate located at the back of the tub opening under the washer lid. Record and retain these numbers.


safety symbols,

words and labels

Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk type as described below:

Model Number

Serial Number

Purchase Date


This is the safety alert symbol. It is used to alert you to potential personal injury hazards. Obey all safety messages that follow this symbol to avoid possible injury or death.

Read all instructions before using this appliance. This book contains valuable information about:




Keep it in a safe place.


WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

This Use and Care Guide provides general operating instructions for your washer. It also contains information about features for several other models. Your washer may not have every feature included.

Use the washer only as instructed in this Use & Care


CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, may result in minor or moderate

The instructions appearing in this Use and (:are

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

IMPORTANT indicates installation, operation or maintenance information which is important but not hazard-related.

Save these instructions for future


To reduce the risk of fire, electrical warnings listed below.

Failure shock, to comply or injury with these to persons warnings when could using result this washer, in serious comply personal with injuries.

the basic

You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow these Important Safety Instructions:



Do not wash items that have been previously cleaned in, soaked in, 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 rags or clothing on top of the washer. These substances give off vapors that could ignite the materials.

Do not add gasoline, cleaning solvents, or other flammable or explosive substances to the wash water.

These substances give off vapors that could ignite or explode.

Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in a hot water system that has not been used for 2 weeks or more. HYDROGENGAS 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.

• Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors or liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

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.

Do not continue to use the washer if you hear squeaking, grinding, rubbing or other unusual noises. This could be a sign of mechanical breakdown and lead to fire or serious injury. Contact a qualified technician immediately.



Do not allow children

Close supervision to play on or in the washer, 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, materials after plastic the washer bag and other is unpacked, packing

Children might use them for play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads chambers.

or plastic sheets can become airtight

Keep laundry products out of children's reach.

To prevent personal injury, observe all warnings on product labels,

Before the washer is removed from service or discarded, remove the washer lid to prevent accidental entrapment,

Failure to comply with these warnings serious personal injuries.

could result in




To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the 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 instalter's reference. Refer to INSTAL-


for detailed grounding procedures. If the washer is moved 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.


Do not combine laundry products for use in same load unless specified on the label.


Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar.

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.




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 Use & Care Guide. Use only authorized factory parts.

• Do not tamper with controls.

• Do not instalt or store the washer where it will be exposed to the weather.

• Do not instalt on carpet. Instalt washer on a solid floor.

It may be necessary to reinforce the floor to prevent vibration or movement.

• Do not sit on, step on or stand on the washer. Do not rest heavy loads on top. The washer is not meant to support weight.

• To reduce the risk of electric shock, disconnect this appliance from the power supply before attempting any user maintenance. Canceling a cycle or turning the power off at the console does not disconnect this appliance from the power supply.

• To prevent injury, do not reach into the washer while parts are moving. Before loading, unloading or adding items, press CANCEL button to stop the cycle. Allow the wash tub to coast to a complete stop before reaching inside.

• This washer is equipped with an electrical overload protector. The washer motor will stop if it becomes overheated.

• Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.


Do not, under any circumstances, cut, remove, or bypass the grounding prong.


Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other household chemicals such as toilet cleaners rust removers, acid or products containing ammonia. These mixtures can produce dangerous fumes which can cause serious injury or death.

Power cold With

Washing Procedures


Place delicate and small items such as bras, hosiery and baby socks in a mesh bag.

To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons, read these IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating your washer, ....

1 Sort laundry into Ioadsthat

can be washed together.




(Mesh bag not included.)


stains and heavy soil.

* See Stain Removal Guide in this guide for safe, successful stain removal instructions.

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• Sort items by recom-


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and water \'<5_ j

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Separate white, light and colorfast items from dark and non-colorfast items.

Separate items that shed tint from items that attract lint. Casual, synthetic, knit, and corduroy items wilt pick up lint from towels, rugs, and bedspreads.

Separate heavily soiled items from lightly soiled items.

Separate lacy, sheer, loosely knit, or delicate items from durable items.

Do not machine wash items containing fiberglass.

Small particles of fiberglass left in the drum may transfer to fabrics in other loads and cause skin irritation and/or damage to fabrics.

Prepare items for washing.

Empty pockets.

4 Add a measured

amount of detergent to the wash tub before

adding the laundry



Use a low-sudsing, high efficiency detergent to prevent oversudsing.

symbol on the detergent label:

Look for this


* Follow detergent manufacturer's directions.

The amount required depends on type of detergent, load size and soil level, and water hardness.

If desired, add liquid bleach to bleach dispenser.

Before adding the wash load, add liquid bleach to bleach dispenser located in left front corner under the lid:

Brush off lint and dirt. Shake out rugs and beach towels.

Close zippers, fasten hooks, button buttons, tie strings and sashes, and remove non-washable trims and ornaments.

Mend rips and tears to prevent further damage during washing.

Turn knit items inside out to prevent pilling.

* Refer to bleach manufacturer's directions for quantity to add.

* Then add J_cup (240 ml) water to flush the dispenser.

Do not use powdered bleach in the bleach dispenser. Add powdered bleach to the empty tub.

Washing Procedures, continued

Add laundry load to washer.

• For best washing performance, dry load level should not be higher than the upper row of holes in the wash tub. Do not overload the washer.


Select the appropriate cycle and settings for the load.

* See washer Operating Instructions on following pages.

Start the cycle.

, Close the washer lid. The washer will not operate with the lid open.

Turn the cycle selector knob or turn any option knob to "wake" the washer. You will hear three beeps to indicate washer is ready to operate.

* After making your selections, press START to begin the cycle. You wilt hear one beep.

To add a forgotten item to the wash tub, press the

pause button to pause the cycle. You will hear two beeps. Lift the lid and add the item. Close the tid and press START again, continuing the current cycle.

* 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.

If desired, add liquid fabric softener to fabric

softener dispenser.

Lifting the lid before the safety lock has engaged during the final spin will also pause the cycle. After the lid is lowered, press the START button to resume th e cycle.

* To cancel a running cycle, press the CANCEl.


10 Remove items when the cyde is completed.

, For your safety, the lid is locked during the final spin of the cycle. It will unlock at the cycle end after the tub has come to a complete stop.

• Add liquid softener to the dispenser, following fabric softener label directions. DO NOT use granular detergent in this dispenser.

• Add water to bring liquid level to fill line on dispenser cap.

• DO NOT fill above the maximum flit line.

• Turn fabric softener option on.

• Do not use bleach in this dispenser.

If a build-up of fabric softener occurs, clean with hot water. See Care and Cleaning section for additional information.

Other Wash Products

* Water conditioner, detergent booster and enzyme products may be added with the detergent.

• To open the lid during cycle final spin, press the pause button to pause the cycle. You will hear two beeps. Wait for the lid lock to release. Do not force open the locked lid. improperly.


Use of multi-product (detergent plus softener) sheets or color-absorbing sheets NOT recommended. They could disable your machine and result in unwarranted repair costs.

to be dried.


This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on every model.

Console shown above for reference only. Your model may differ.

Cycle Selection

Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle desired.


Follow the fabric care label instructions on items to be washed.

For best results

Once a cycle is running, another indicator original selection lights will not cycle will continue.

turning change selection change is attempted will flash and the selector after the a signal cycle.

knob to

If cycle the cycle starts, will beep, the but the normal

Use this load for light to normally soiled cottons, towels, shirts, denims and mixed loads.


Use this cycle for heavily soiled towels, and mixed loads.

shirts, denims bedding

This cycle is designed for large items such as blankets, sheets, mattress pads, duvet covers and similar items.

rinse & spin



& spin for loads that need a cold water rinse or to add fabric softener that may have been omitted in a regular cycle.


Use this cycle to soak heavily soiled and stained items before washing.

Any temperature may be selected, of detergent recommended for a normal wash cycle.

If desired, use a bleach or a soaking agent safe for the fabric.

The washer will drain at the end of the cycle.


Use this cycle for poly blends with a permanent or no-iron finish.

delicates press

Use this cycle for lightly soiled knits and delicates which require gentle washing.

heavy duty

Use this cycle for heavily soiled, durable garments towels, sports gear, or fabric tote bags.

For best soil

- ex.

and stain removal, fabrics being washed.

use the hottest water safe for the

Follow presoak with a complete wash cycle suitable for

Cycle Settings

Follow the fabric care label instructions on items to be washed.

Select appropriate wash water temperature and options most suitable for each load. Make selections according to fiber content, colorfastness and soil level.

The settings can be changed before the cycle is started.

If changes are attempted after the cycle starts, the lights will flash and a signal will beep, but the cycle wil! continue.

To change the temperature once the cycle has begun, press the pause button, make the new selection and press START again.

Wash Water Temperature

Turn the temp knob until the desired wash water temperature is selected. To protect your fabrics, the temperature range from tow to high settings may be different depending on cycle selected. If an unavailable temperature setting is selected by the user, the nearest available temperature will be substituted.

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 or colorfast cottons and blends, warm

Use this setting for normally soiled white or colorfast cottons or blends.


Use this setting for normally soiled sheets, casual items and washable woolens.


Some warm water will automatically blend with cold tap supply to achieve cold.

Use this setting for lightly soiled non-colorfast items, knits, delicates, and hand washables.

Other Features

Load Size Sensing

Water level is automatically calculated by the washer.

The washer wilt perform a dry toad sensing procedure to determine load size before adding water to the tub.

If your model has status lights, the "sensing" indicator will be lit.

sei/sing add a garment wash final spin

Status Lights

The following indicators may be lighted during the cycle: sensing add a garment wash final spin clean clean

Out of Balance Protection

Your model is equipped with special sensors and software to prevent machine damage caused by extreme cases of unbalanced toads at high spin speeds.

In the event that a load is lopsided and weight is not evenly enough distributed before final spin, the machine witl pause the spinning phase and notify you of an out of balance situation.

What does the washer do? The washer will stop spinning, the status indicator lights witl blink and an alarm witl beep 3 times quickly every 30 seconds until the condition is resolved.

What do you do? Lift the washer lid, redistribute the unbalanced load, close the lid and press START to resume the final spin of the current cycle.

Cycle Options

fabric softener

If your model is equipped with an automatic fabric softener dispenser, you must turn the fabric softener switch to the "on" position for correct operation. See

Care and Cleaning for dispenser cleaning procedures.

Safe Stain 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 instructionson stain removal products.

Keep stain removal products in their original labeled containers and out of children's reach.

Thoroughly wash any utensils used.

Do not combine stain removal products, especially ammonia and chlorine bleach. Dangerous fumes can result.

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.

Never use highly flammable solvents, such as gasoline, inside the home. Vapors can explode on contact with flames or sparks.

For Successful Stain


* Remove stains promptly.

Determine the kind of stain, then follow the recommended treatment in the stain removal chart on the next page.

To pretreat stains, use a prewash product, liquid detergent, or a paste made from powder detergent and water.

Use cold water on unknown stains as hot water can set stains.

Consult care label instructions for treatments to avoid on specific fabrics.

Check for colorfastness by testing stain remover products on an inside seam.

Rinse and wash items after stain removal.

Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other household chemicals such as toilet cleaners, rust removers, acid or products containing ammonia. These cause serious injury or death.

For best results

on items to be washed.

S_in Removal Suggestions


Adhesive tape, chewing gum, rubber cement

Baby formula, dairy products, egg

Beverages (coffee, tea, soda, juice, alcoholic




Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels.

Saturate with

)rewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.

Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains. Soak for 30 minutes or more.


Pretreat stain. Wash using cold water and bleach safe for fabric.

Candle wax, crayon


Rinse with cold water. Rub with bar soap. Or, pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.

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.

Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach

safe for fabric.

Pretreat with prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap.

Collar or cuff soil, cosmetics

Dye transfer on white fabric


Use packaged color remover.

Wash using bleach safe for fabric.

Grease, oil, tar (butter, fats, salad dressing, cooking oils, car grease, motor oils)


Pretreat or soak in warm water using product containing enzymes.

Wash using bleach safe for fabric.

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.

Mildew, scorch


Mustard, tomato

Nail polish

Paint, varnish


Rust, brown or yellow discoloration

Shoe polish


Urine, vomit, mucus, feces


Some inks may be impossible to remove. Washing may set some inks. Use prewash stain remover, denatured alcohol or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid.

Wash with chlorine bleach if safe for fabric. Or, soak in oxygen bleach and hot water before washing.

Badly mildewed fabrics may be permanently damaged.

Brush off dry mud. Pretreat or soak with product containing enzymes.

Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.

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.

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.

Use prewash stain remover or rub with bar soap. Rinse. Wash using nonchlorine bleach in hottest water safe for fabric.

Use rust remover safe for fabric. Do not use chlorine bleach because it may intensify discoloration.

LIQUID: Pretreat with a paste of powder detergent and water. PASTE: 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.

Pretreat with prewash stain remover. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.

Pretreat or soak in product containing enzymes. Wash using bleach safe for fabric.

Pretreat or soak in cold water. Wash in hottest water and bleach safe for fabric

Common Washing Problems

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.


Bluestains i Discoloration, i graying i Greasy, oily stains

Holes, tears, or snags i Lint


(Fibers bali up and cling to fabric.)

Residue or powder on dark items;

Stiff, harsh fabrics.

i Wrinkling i Yellow buildup i of body soil on synthetic fabrics

Yellow or brown rust stains


• Undiluted liquid detergent or fabric softener dispensed directly onto fabric.


• If caused by detergent, mix 1 cup (240 ml) white vinegar with 1 quart (.95 L) water in a plastic container. Soak item t hour. Rinse.

• If caused by fabric softener, rub stains with bar soap. Wash.

• Rewash with correct amount of detergent and hottest water safe for fabric.

• Add bleach safe for fabric.

Not enough detergent.

Wash water temperature too low.

Incorrect sorting.

Not enough detergent.

Undiluted liquid fabric softener poured directly on fabric.

Incorrect use of chlorine bleach.

Unfastened zippers, hooks, buckles.

Rips, tears and broken threads.

Overloading the washer.

Degradation of fabric.

Incorrect sorting.

Tissues left in pocket.

Overloading the washer.

Not enough detergent.

Undissolved detergent has left a residue resembling lint.

Static cling is attracting lint.

Load washed too long.

Pilling is normal with synthetic and permanent press fabrics.

This is due to abrasion from normal wear.

• Treat with prewash stain remover or liquid detergent.

• Increase detergent and water temperature. Rewash.

° Rub fabric softener stains with bar soap.

• Hay be irreversible if rips, tears and seams cannot be mended.

• Reduce load size. Rewash using correct water temperature, water level, and amount of detergent.

• Add nonprecipitating water conditioner to wash water to remove detergent residue.

• Add liquid fabric softener to final rinse.

• Dry load in dryer.

• Remove lint with lint brush or roller.

• Use a lint brush or shaver to remove pills.


Add detergent to empty tub. Do not pour on dry load.

Avoid overfilling fabric softener compartment of dispenser.

Sort items by soil level and colon

Use correct amount of detergent, hottest water and bleach safe for fabric.

Use correct amount of detergent and hottest water safe for fabric.

Do not pour liquid fabric softener directly on fabric. See Operating

Your, step 5.

Never pour chlorine bleach direcUy on fabric.

Check condition of items before washing. See Operating Your, steps

2 and 5.

See Washing Procedures, steps

1 and 2.

Do not overload washer.

Use correct temperature and amount of detergent, water and wash time.

Undissolved detergent.

Some granular detergents can combine with hard water minerals to form a residue.

Overloading the washer.

Overloading the washer.

Incorrect wash cycle for wash load.

Agitation time too short.

Wash water temperature too low.

Not enough detergent.

Iron or manganese in water supply, water pipes, or water heater.

• Rewash load.

• Reduce load size.

• Rinse in cold water with liquid fabric softener using the casual or delicate cycle.

• Soak in detergent booster or product containing enzymes.

• Wash in hottest water safe for fabric using casual cycle.

• Increase detergent.

• Add bleach safe for fabric or treat with color remover.

• To restore discolored load of whites, use rust remover safe for fabric.

• Do not use chlorine bleach to remove rust stains. It may intensify discoloration.

Use fabric softener in the washer to lubricate fibers.

When ironing, use spray starch or fabric finish on collars and cuffs.

Turn items inside out to reduce abrasion.

Increase water temperature using hottest water safe for fabric.

Do not overload washer.

Use liquid detergent or use nonprecipitating water conditioner with powder detergent.

Do not overload washer.

Remove items from washer as soon as cycle is completed.

Use liquid fabric softener

Select correct wash cycle.

Use correct amount of detergent.

Wash synthetics frequently using hot or warm water.

Use nonprecipitating 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.

Cleaning Instructions


Remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle ends. Excess wrinkling, color transfer, and odors may develop in items teft 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.

Before cleaning the washer interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid electrical shock hazards.

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. Rinse thoroughly 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.



Remove the fabric softener dispenser by grasping the dispenser cap and lifting upward.

Rinse the cup with a combination of % cup liquid chlorine bleach and

[ gallon hot tap water to remove any buildup. Large amounts of fabric softener residue may indicate improper dilution or more frequent cleaning is required. Rinse welt with tap water.

Use a small brush to clean the recesses. Remove all residue.

Replace the dispenser cup assembly by pressing it firmly into the agitator.


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.

Clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty or abrasive cleansers

• If the cabinet becomes stained, clean with diluted chlorine bleach (1 part bleach to 8 parts 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 tape.

Do not store or place laundry products on top of washer at any time. They can damage the finish or controls.


Before moving the washer, place a strip of cardboard or thin fiberboard under the front leveling legs to prevent damage to the floor.



If the washer is stored in an area where freezing can occur or moved in freezing temperatures, follow these winterizing instructions to prevent damage to the washer:


Turn off water supply faucets.

2 Disconnect hoses from water supply and drain water from hoses.

3 Ptug electrical cord into a properly grounded electrical outlet.

4 Add 4 gallons (i5 L) nontoxic recreational vehicle (RV) antifreeze to empty wash tub. Close lid.


Select the rinse & spin cycle. Start the cycle and tet the washer drain for 1 minute to drain out all the water. Not all of the RV antifreeze will be expelled.


Stop the cycle, unplug electrical power cord, dry off tub interior and close the 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,


INSTRUCTIONS for cold weather storage and


Before calling for service, review this list, It may save both time and expense, The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer.


Rattling noise,

Thumping and clanking sound.

Squealing rubber sound odor.

or hot

Vibrating noise.

Foreign objects in tub or pump.

Belt buckles tub.

such as coins or safety and metal fasteners are pins hitting may wash be

Heaw wash loads may produce

This is usually normal.

If sound probably out of balance.

Washer is overloaded.

a thumping continues, sound.

washer is

Stop washer and check drum.

If noise continues reffrarted, objects may be in pump.

Call your after authorized washer servicer is

To prevent fasteners unnecessary noise and damage and turn items inside out.

to tub, fasten

Stop washer and redistribute wash load.

Do not overload washer.

Stop washer and reduce load.

Washer is not resting

Foam shipping ing installation, support firmly on floor.

has not been

Wash load uneven}y distributed in tub.

removed dur-

Move washer so it rests firmly on floor.

Adjust leveling



foam shipSee INSTALLATION ping support.


Stop washer and rearrange for removing wash load.

Washer does not start.

Washer won't spin.

Washer lid is open.


washer lid. The washer open.

will not operate

Make sure plug fits tightly in wal} outlet.

when the lid is

Electrical nection power cord may not be plugged in or conmay be loose.

House fuse blown, circuit breaker power outage has occurred, tripped, or a


Motor supply faucets are not turned on.

is overheated.

becomes overheated.

Lid is not completely

Washer motor will stop if it closed.

Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.

Do not increase fuse capacity.

If problem is a circuit overload, a qualified electrician.

electric company.

If problem have is a power it corrected outage, by call local

Turn on water supply faucets.

Wait for the motor to cool down before attempting to restart.

Close washer lid. The washer wi}l not operate when the lid is open.

Open washer lid, redistribute resume final spin.

load. Close lid and press START to Washer stopped during final spin. Status lights are blinking and washer beeps

3 times every 30 seconds.

Residue left in drum.

Wash load unevenly distributed


condition has occurred,

in tub and out of

Heavily soiled items.

Wash load too wet after spin.


Washer is overloaded.

Load is out of balance.

Drain hose is kinked.

Washer lid is open.

Water does not enter washer or it enters slowly.

Water supply is not adequate in area.

Water supply faucets are not completely

Water is being used elsewhere in the open.


Water level does not cover load.

Warm or hot water is not hot enough,

Water inlet hoses are kinked.

Washer is overloaded.

Hot water heater is set too }ow or is a distance from washer,

Wipe tub with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then rinse. Shake or brush excess dirt and sand from items before washing

)i )

Do not overload washer.

See Washing Procedures.

Rearrange load to allow proper spinning.

Straighten drain hose.

Close washer lid. The washer witl not operate when the lid is open.

Check another faucet in the house.

Wait until water supply and pressure increase.

Fu}ly open hot and cold faucets.

Water pressure must be at least 10 psi (69 kPa). Avoid running water elsewhere while washer is fil}ing.

Straighten hoses.

Do not overload washer.

Hot water is being used elsewhere in the house.

Measure hot water temperature or meat thermometer.

Water at nearby temperature faucet should with candy be at least

120°F (50°C).

Adjust water heater as necessary.

Avoid using hot water elsewhere before or during washer use.

There may not be enough hot water available for proper cleaning. If problem to support more persists, than your hot water

:1 use at a time.

system may be unable

Clean and straighten the drain hose.

Water in washer does not drain or drains slowly.

Water leaks.

Drain hose is kinked or clogged.

Loose fill hose connection at faucet or washer

Incorrect wash and rinse temperatures,

Water is entering washer but tub does not fill.

Water is present in tub after wash cycle is complete.

The drain and spin cycles did not occur.

House drain pipes are clogged.


Drain and cold water supply faucets, hose standpipe

Lid lock malfunction.

Lid lock malfunction.

hoses are connected is incorrect height.

to wrong

Check and tighten hose connections.

washers are installed.

Ensure rubber sea}ing

Unclog drain pipes.

Contact plumber if necessary.

Connect hot water hose to hot water faucet and cold water hose to cold water faucet.

Standpipe siphoning.

must be a minimum

See INSTALLATION of 36" (90 cm)


Do not bypass }id lock.

Call your authorized high to prevent service_

Do not bypass }id lock.

Call your authorized service_

Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty, For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux wil! pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions,


This warranty does not cover the following=


Products with original serial numbers that have been removed, altered or cannot be readily determined.


Product that has been transferred from its original owner to another party or removed outside the USA or Canada.


Rust on the interior or exterior of the unit.


Products purchased "as-is" are not covered by this warranty.


Food loss due to any refrigerator or freezer failures.


Products used in a commercial setting.


Service calls which do not involve malfunction or defects in materials or workmanship, or for appliances not in ordinary household use or used other than in accordance with the provided instructions.


Service calls to correct the installation of your appliance or to instruct you how to use your appliance.


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 is shipped from the factory.


Service calls to repair or replace appliance light bulbs, air filters, water filters, other consumables, or knobs, handles, or other cosmetic parts.


Surcharges including, but not limited to, any after hour, weekend, or holiday service calls, tolls, ferry trip charges, or mileage expense for service calls to remote areas, including the state of Alaska.


Damages to the finish of appliance or home incurred during installation, including but not limited to floors, cabinets, walls, etc.


Damages caused by: services performed by unauthorized service companies; use of parts other than genuine Electrolux parts or parts obtained from persons other than authorized service companies; or external causes such as abuse, misuse, inadequate power supply, accidents, fires, or acts of God.
















Keep your receipt, delivery slip, or some other appropriate payment record to establish the warranty period should service be required.

If service is performed, it is in your best interest to obtain and keep all receipts.

Service under this warranty must be obtained by contacting Electrolux at the addresses or phone numbers below.

This warranty only applies in the USA and Canada. In the USA, your appliance is warranted by Electrotux Major Appliances North

America, a division of Electrolux Home Products, Inc. In Canada, your appliance is warranted by Electrolux Canada Corp. Electrolux authorizes no person to change or add to any obligations under this warranty.

Obligations for service and parts under this warranty must be performed by Electrolux or an authorized service company. Product features or specifications as described or illustrated are subject to change without notice.



Electrolux Major Appliances

10288 David Taylor Drive

Charlotte, NC 28262




Electrolux Canada Corp.

5855 Terry Pox Way

Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


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