WHITES For heavy to lightly soiled cottons, household linens, work and play clothes.
COLORS For wrinkle-free and permanent press items, knits and cottons.
DARK COLORS For non-colorfast cottons and blends and items that are labeled cold wash by the fabric manufacturer.
About washer features. NOTE: Not all features are available on all washer models.
Liquid Bleach Dispenser (on some models)
The dispenser dilutes liquid chlorine bleach before it reaches into your wash load.
1 Check clothing care labels for special instructions.
2 Measure liquid bleach carefully, following instructions on the bottle.
? Never pour undiluted liquid chlorine bleach directly onto clothes or into the wash basket.
? Do not pour powdered bleach into bleach dispenser. starting the washer, pour measured amount of bleach directly into bleach dispenser. Avoid splashing or over-filling dispenser. If you prefer to use powdered bleach, add it into the wash basket with your detergent.
? Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar and/or rust remover. Mixing
Troubleshooting Tips can produce a toxic gas which may cause death.
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.
The Agitator Cap or Fabric Softener Dispenser (depending on model)
Do not stop the washer during the first spin.
This will cause the dispenser to empty too soon.
To use, follow these steps:
Make sure dispenser is securely attached to agitator.
Use only liquid fabric softener.
Pour into dispenser, using amount recommended on package.
Do not pour anything into the agitator if the agitator cap or dispenser is removed.
Never pour fabric softener directly on clothes.
It may stain them.
Cleaning the Fabric Softener Dispenser (on some models) clean the dispenser, soak both the dispenser cup and the dispenser cover in the following solution:
Separate for cleaning.
? 1 US gallon (3.8 liters) warm water
? 1/4 cup (60 ml) heavy duty liquid detergent
? 1 cup (240 ml) bleach necessary, loosen build-up with a clean, soft cloth after soaking. Do not use a stiff
4 Ifbrush; you may roughen the surface of the dispenser.
5 Rinse and reassemble dispenser. Place dispenser back on the agitator.
1 Remove the dispenser from the top of the agitator. the dispenser cup from the cover by grasping the top and pushing down on
2 Separate the inside of the cup with your fingers. Dispenser cup will pop free from the cover.
Loading and using the washer. Always follow fabric manufacturers care label when laundering.
Sorting Wash Loads
Proper Use of Detergent
Add detergent and start the washer before adding clothes so that the detergent can work effectively.
Using too little or too much detergent is a common cause of laundry problems.
You can use less detergent if you have soft water, a smaller load, or a lightly soiled load.
Loading the Washer
Load dry items loosely, no higher than the top row of holes in the washer tub. When loading wet items make sure you set the load/water level high enough to allow the items to move freely. Water level should just cover the clothes. To add items after washer has started, push in Cycle knob and submerge additional items next to the agitator.
Close the lid and pull Cycle knob out to restart.
? Do not wrap large items like sheets around the
? Do not wash fabrics containing flammable materials (waxes, cleaning fluids, etc.).
? Water will fill and pump out of the washer and the timer will advance with the lid up, but as a safety precaution the washer will not agitate or spin.
Wash Basket: Leave the lid open after washing to allow moisture to evaporate. If you want to clean the basket use a clean soft cloth dampened with liquid detergent, then rinse. (Do not use harsh or gritty cleaners.)
Exterior: Immediately wipe off any spills. Wipe with damp cloth. Try not to hit surface with sharp objects.
Moving and Storage: Ask the service technician to remove water from drain pump and hoses. Do not store the washer where it will be exposed to the weather. Call the GE Answer Center, 800.626.2000 for information on how to keep the tub stationary when moving the washer.
Fill Hoses: Hoses connecting washer to faucet should be replaced every 5 years.
Lint Filter: The lint filter is located under the agitator.
It is self-cleaning and requires no maintenance.
Long Vacations: Be sure water supply is shut off at faucets. Drain all water from hoses if weather will be below freezing.
Fabric Care Labels
Below are fabric care label symbols that affect the clothing you will be laundering.
Do not wash
Do not wring
Troubleshooting Tips temperature
Permanent Press/ wrinkle resistant
Permanent Press/ wrinkle resistant
Do not tumble dry
Care and Cleaning of the Washer
Do not dry