FRIGIDAIRE Owner's Guide Versión en español .................................................2 Product Registration .......................................... 2 Important Safety Instructions ............................. 2-3 Washing Procedures ......................................... 4-6 Stain Removal ................................................... 6-7 Common Washing Problems ............................. 8 Care and Cleaning ............................................ 9 Avoid Service Checklist .......
Versión en español Si desea obtener una copia en español de este Manual del Usuario, sírvase escribir a la dirección que se incluye a continuación. Solicite la P/N 131684000. Spanish Owner's Guides Frigidaire Home Products P. O. Box 212378 Augusta, GA 30917 Important Safety Instructions Read all instructions before using this washer. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this washer, comply with the basic warnings listed below.
Important Safety Instructions (continued) 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. Prevent Injury 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.
Washing Pr ocedur es Procedur ocedures • Follow the guidelines below for preparing the wash load. • Read the Operating Instructions card for operating your specific model. • Always read and follow fabric care and laundry product labels. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons, read Important Safety Instructions, pages 2-3, before operating this washer. 1. Sort laundry into loads that can be washed together. Sort laundry into loads that can be washed together.
Washing Pr ocedur es Procedur ocedures (continued) Do not load items above top row of holes in wash tub. 6. Add laundry load to washer. • Dry load level should not be higher than top row of holes in wash tub. Do not overload washer. • Do not put items on top of agitator or wrap them around it. Load items evenly. • Combine large and small items in a load. Load large items first. Large items should not be more than half the total wash load.
Washing Pr ocedur es Procedur ocedures 9. Start the washer. Close the washer lid and pull out the cycle selector knob. Washer will fill and agitate with the lid open. The tub will not spin unless the lid is closed. (continued) • To stop the washer, push in the cycle selector knob. • Do not stop and restart washer during a spin when using the fabric softener dispenser. • To change a cycle, push in the cycle selector knob. Turn it clockwise to the desired setting.
Stain Removal STAIN TREATMENT Adhesive tape, chewing gum, rubber cement Apply ice. Scrape off excess. Place stain face down on paper towels. Saturate with prewash stain remover or nonflammable dry cleaning fluid. Baby formula, dairy products, egg Use product containing enzymes to pretreat or soak stains. Soak for 30 minutes or more. Wash. Beverages (coffee, tea, soda, juice, alcoholic beverages) Pretreat stain. Wash using cold water and bleach safe for fabric. Blood Rinse with cold water.
Common W ashing Pr oblems 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. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES SOLUTIONS PREVENTIVE MEASURES Blue stains •Detergent or liquid fabric softener did not dissolve or disperse. •If caused by detergent, mix 1 cup (240 ml) white vinegar with 1 quart (.95 L) water in a plastic container.
Car e and Cleaning Care Use care with laundry products. They can damage finish on the washer. Inside • Remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle ends. Excess wrinkling, color transfer, and odors may develop in items left 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.
Avoid Ser vice Service Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common concerns that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this washer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION "Clunking"or gear sounds. A certain amount of "clunking" or gear sounds are normal in a heavy-duty washer. This is normal. Rattling and clanking noise. Foreign objects such as coins or safety pins may be in tub or pump.
OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION WATER Washer is overloaded. Do not overload washer. See Procedures. Load is out of balance. Rearrange load to allow proper spinning. Drain hose is kinked. Straighten drain hose. Water supply is not adequate in area. Check another faucet in the house. Wait until water supply and pressure increase. Water supply faucets are not completely open. Fully open hot and cold faucets. Water is being used elsewhere in the house.
FRIGIDAIRE TOP LOAD WASHER WARRANTY Your Frigidaire product is protected by this warranty WARRANTY PERIOD FRIGIDAIRE, THROUGH ITS AUTHORIZED SERVICERS, WILL: THE CONSUMER WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR: FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY One year from original purchase date. Pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts of this appliance which prove to be defective in materials or workmanship. Costs of service calls that are listed under NORMAL RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE CONSUMER.
Service Information (Canada) To avoid unnecessary cost and inconvenience, make a few simple checks before calling for service. Common occurrences and their solutions can be found in the Avoid Service Checklist. Be sure you have followed the instructions in this manual. If you are unable to locate the cause of a problem, call for service. Insist on factory service by an authorized ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS PARTS AND SERVICE depot.
WARRANTY (CANADA) AUTOMATIC WASHERS AND DRYERS WARRANTOR: For service under this warranty, contact your local dealer/ retailer, authorized ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS PARTS AND SERVICE depot, or: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CANADA 6150 McLaughlin Road, Unit#1 Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4C2 ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CANADA 6150 McLaughlin Road, Unit#1 Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4C2 Tel.