The Fast spin speed is for normal items. Use it to remove more water from your clothes to allow them to dry faster in the dryer.
The Slow spin speed is for delicate items like sweaters and lingerie. When using Slow spin speed, clothes will be less dry than when using Fast spin speed.
Select the water temperature for the wash and rinse cycles. Always follow fabric manufacturers care label or instructions when laundering.
The wash cycle controls the length of the washing process. The knob can be turned in either direction. Turning the Cycle Selector knob after starting a cycle will stop the washer and reset the cycle to the new selection. Press START to begin the new cycle selection.
REMEMBER: When choosing the cycle, the
Cycle Selector knob can be pointed anywhere within the shaded range for the cycle setting.
COTTONS For heavy to lightly soiled cottons, household linens, work and play clothes.
EASY CARE For wrinkle-free and permanent press items, and knits.
HANDWASH For items labeled handwashable with light soils. Provides period of agitation and soak during wash and rinse.
CASUALS For wrinkle-free and permanent press items, and knits. The HEAVY cycle has three agitate/pause cycles to clean your heavily soiled items. The MEDIUM cycle has two agitate/pause cycles.
The Cycle Indicator Lights show what stage the washer is in. The wash time is the length of the wash agitation. The 6 MIN light will remain lit during drain and spin. When the Selector knob is set to a new cycle the Indicator Lights will flash momentarily, showing what stages the cycle will go through. On models without an AUTO SOAK option, the SOAK light will not light up.
The chart below will help you match the wash cycle setting with your clothing.
DELICATES For lingerie and special-care fabrics with light to normal soil.
QUICK RINSE For quickly rinsing chlorine, perspiration, stains, etc., out of clothes.
15 MIN/30 MIN For very soiled clothes. Begins with a brief agitation, soaks for a specified period of time, then moves
AUTO SOAK through the rest of the cycle automatically.
STAIN WASH For heavily soiled or stained items. A heavy duty wash cycle with extra agitation and soak periods.
EXPRESS WASH For lightly soiled items that are needed in a hurry. Cycle time is approximately 15 minutes, depending on your household water pressure.
NOTE: Set the load size to SMALL when using Express Wash.
Press START to begin the cycle. Pressing START again or raising the lid will PAUSE the cycle and the Cycle indicator light will blink.
About washer features.
Auto Soak (on some models)
This option provides the flexibility to add a short agitation and a soaking period to the beginning of any selected wash cycle.
2nd Rinse Option (on some models)
When you use extra detergent or bleach to clean heavily soiled clothes, you may want to use the 2nd Rinse option. It provides a second deep cold rinse.
Extended Spin Option (on some models)
(appearance and features may vary)
Use this option to extract more water from your clothes. Clothes will be drier when this option is selected, and will dry more quickly in your dryer.
Signal Off Option (on some models)
Some models have a signal that will sound at the end of the cycle. Use this option to turn off the signal.
PerfecTemp (on some models)
PerfecTemp senses the incoming water temperature and adjusts the fill water to obtain a more precise temperature range for all three wash temperatures. You may select cold, warm or hot. For example, in a Cold Wash selection, some warm water may be added to reach a temperature needed to better dissolve detergents. Often, detergents are not completely dissolved in very cold water, especially in cooler climates.
NOTE: PerfecTemp will not adjust the fill on WARM WASH unless the washer lid is closed. Be sure to start the washer after the lid is closed.
Spot Spray (on some models)
Provides a short spray of water to allow you to dampen clothing when you pretreat stains.
1 Open the washer lid.
2 Press the SPOT SPRAY button. (You will see a short stream of water.) your soiled garment with the SPOT SPRAY option and rub your favorite pretreatment product into soiled area.
NOTE: The SPOT SPRAY option will not work if
? the washer lid is down
? the washer tub is filling
? the water has already reached the level you selected.
AutoTemp (on some models)
AutoTemp senses the incoming water temperature and adjusts the cold water temperature to ensure that the incoming cold water is warm enough to dissolve the detergent. Often, detergents are not completely dissolved in very cold water, especially in cooler climates.
The Agitator Cap or Fabric Softener Dispenser (depending on model)
The agitator cap fits into the top of the agitator. If it accidentally comes off, simply put it back on. water to dispenser until it reaches the maximum fill line.
The fabric softener dispenser automatically releases liquid fabric softener at the proper time during the cycle.
Do not stop the washer during the first spin.
This will cause the dispenser to empty
To use, follow these steps:
Do not pour anything into the agitator if the agitator cap or dispenser is removed.
Make sure dispenser is securely attached to