Whirlpool | LA54OOXP | Operating instructions | Whirlpool LA54OOXP Operating instructions

AUTOMATIC
WASHER
Design 2000
~o~~,CaP=ity
LA54OOXP
wave Ovens. Trash Compaclots. Room Air Condltloners. Oehumldlfrers. Automatic Washers. Clothes Dryers, Freezers. Aelrlgerator-freezer!
Parts and features
LOAD
LAUNDRY
INFORMATION
TEMPERATURE
SELECTOR
<MODEL
AND SERIAL
NUMBER PLATE
(not shown)
--
LINT FILTER
AGITATOR
-BASKET
ITUB
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Remove
the Consumer
Buy Guide label. It will be
easier to remov6
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
here
When youneed
servtce or call with a
Model
Number
question, have this information
ready:
1. Complete
Model
and Serial Numbers (from plate under the lid near the
Serlcl
Number
hinge].
2. Purchase date from sales slip.
Purchase Date
Copy this information
in these spaces.
Keep this book tn the Laundry Information Center with your “Laundry
Guide:’
Servlce
Company
Phone
Number
sales slop and warranty.
There is no warranty
registration
to return Proof-of-purchase
that IS required
for in-warranty
servtce.
2
IS all
Your responsibiliti~
Reaa this “Use and Care Gutde“
and your “Laundry
Guide‘ carefully for Important
use and safety
Information.
You are personally
responsible
for making
sure that your
washer...
l
is installed
by a qualified
installe
l
is properly
installed
and
leveled
on a floor that can
support the weight.
l
is connected
to the right kind
of outlet, electric
supply, water
supply and drain.
l
IS properly
grounded
. 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
Paae
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PARTS AND FEATURES
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
3
SAFETY FIRST.
3
4
STARTING YOUR WASHER
WHAT HAPPENS IN EACH
CYCLE
6
OTHER OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS.
a
For a Rinse and Spin
a
For a Drain and Spin
a
Cleaning
the Lint Filter
a
CARING FOR YOUR WASHER.
9
Winterizing
10
IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR
ASSISTANCE.
11
I. Before Calling for
Assistance
2. If You Need Assistance : :
3 If You Need Service
4. If You Have a Problem
c 1984 Whirlpool
Corporation
-SAVE
THESE INSTRUCTIONS
-
Starting
your washer
1 Measure and add detergent
2 Place sorted load In washer
3 Start washer
Select a
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l
2.
Turn the knob to point at a setting
that describes
the size of load you
want to wash
The water level can be set for SMALL
[a few items) or LARGE [a full load).
Select WATER
TEMPERATLRES
Match the wash water temperature
to the type of fabrics and soils being
washed
l All rinses
are cold.
Recommended
wash temperatures
can be found in your “Laundry Guide’:
l
DO NOT LOAD
ABOVE CLOTHES GUARD
NOTE: Use the LARGE water level
for best permanent
press results.
LOAD
SIZES AND WATER LEVELS
For best cleaning
results,
load must be able to move
in the water. Too big a load
little water can cause wear
tearing of load Items.
”
the
freely
or too
or
4
0
LARGE (17.3 gals.!&5
t*--‘Approximate
fill with load.
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DO NOT
OVERLOAD WASHER.
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SMALL (9.5 gals. ‘36.0 L)’
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3. Start
the washer
A.
Push in the Control Knob and
turn it to the right. It must be
pushed in and turned only
clockwise
B.
C.
Start the washer by pulling out
the Control Knob. The washer
will fill to the level you set with
wash water of the selected
temperature.
After filling, the
washer will agitate
for the
selected
number of minutes
D. To stop the washer at any time
push in the Control Knob. To
restart the washer, pull out the
Control Knob.
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 Cycle.
II
What happens in each cycle*
Each cycle has been designed
for different kinds of fabrics.
dial in each cycle are the minutes of WASH agitation time.
Numbers
on the
When the Cycle Control Knob is set to a number and pulled out, the washer
fills before aaitation and timina starts. After aaitation starts, the knob turns clockwise until it points to OFF and 6e cycle ends-
REGULAR
HEAVY
Cycle
A cycle for sturdily constructed fabrics that are
heavily soiled.
REGULAR Cycle
A cycle for regular loads of
fabrics that are moderately
soiled.
PERMANENT
PRESS Cycle
A special cycle with the
necessary cool down rinse
which helps keep wrinkles
from setting into Permanent
Press and some synthetic
fabrics
SHORT Cycle
Use for delicate
Items that
need u short wash and
spin time Wash nylon hose
or panty hose in a net
laundry bag.
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with the rinsing,
DRAIN &
SPIN
High
Speed
4;wy
cl
rl
WASH
High
Speed
Other operating
instructions
For a rinse and spin
For a drain 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.]
l Push Control
Knob in.
l Turn clockwise
to any *on the dial
See above drawing.
l Pull Control
Knob out.
l The washer
will fill to selected
level; agitate 2 minutes; 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 just before
OFF in any cycle. See above
drawing.
l Pull Control
Knob out.
. The washer WIII drain and spin
For agitation
and spin speeds
Cleaning the lint filter
Clean filter after every load for best
filtering results. Note: The load type
will vary the amount of lint build-up.
To clean:
l Lift off the agitator
barrel.
l Wash or wipe
the filter clean in the
bottom of the agitator barreLThe
filter is not removable.
l Replace
the agitator barrel and
snap into place.
in each
cycle,
see pages
6 and 7.
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 SHARP OBJECTS such OS 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 durrng the cold weather
1. Shut off both water
faucets Dlsconnect and drain
water Inlet hose:,
2. Put a quart of
automoblle-type
antifreeze
In the
basket
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3.‘
e
m
ON
To use the washer
again..
.
1. Flush water pipes and hoses.
2. Connect hoses to the washer
3. Turn on the water faucets
10
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
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If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
1. Before calling
assistance..
.
for
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?
l Are both
water faucets open?
l Are fuses blown
or circuit-breaker
tripped?
l Are the water
supply hoses
kInked
l Is the Cycle
Control Knob set and
pulled out?
l
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.
l
IF WASHER FILLS AND DRAINS
WITHOUT RUNNING:
l Make
sure that the Cycle Control
Knob is pointing to a number in
the cycle.
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?)
2. If you need assistance*.
..
Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINE’
service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from:
Continental
U.S. . (800) 253-1301
Michigan
. . . . . . (800) 632-2243
Alaska & Hawaii
(800) 253-1121
and talk with one of our trained 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
3. If you need service*...
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Whirloool
has
a nationwide
network of franchised
TECH-CARE” Service Companies.
7iECM-CARE
FRANCHISEp>ERVICE
, TECH-CARE serve
ice 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:
1. If you have a problem’...
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, MI 49022
.If You must call orwrite, please provide: model number, senal number,
date of purchase,
and a complete
description
of the problem.
Thus information
is needed
in order to better respond
to your request
for
assistance.
Maklng
your
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