Laundry Center Owner's Guide Product Registration.......................................... 2 Important Safety Instructions ............................. 2-4 Washing Procedures ......................................... 5-7 Stain Removal ................................................... 7-8 Common Washing Problems ............................. 9 Drying Procedures ............................................. 10 Features....................................................................
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury or loss of life. - Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. - WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: • Do not try to light any appliance. • Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building. • Clear the room, building or area of all occupants.
This Owner's Guide provides general operating instructions for your laundry center. It also contains information about features for several other models. Your laundry center may not have every feature included. Use the laundry center only as instructed in this Owner's Guide. Do not operate the dryer if the lint screen is blocked, damaged or missing. Fire hazard, overheating and damage to fabrics can occur. If your dryer has a drying rack, always replace the lint screen when finished using the drying rack.
Important Safety Instructions (continued) 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 1 load unless specified on the label. • Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar. • Do not use or mix liquid chlorine bleach with other household chemicals such as toilet cleaners, rust removers, acid or products containing ammonia.
Washing Pr ocedur es Procedur ocedures • Follow the guidelines below for preparing the wash load. • Read the Washer Operating Instructions, pages 17-18, 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 2-4, before operating this washer. 1. Sort laundry into loads that can be washed together.
Washing Pr ocedur es Procedur ocedures (continued) Do not use liquid chlorine bleach with other household chemicals. 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.
9. Start the washer. Close the washer lid and pull out the cycle selector knob. Washer will fill with the lid open. The tub will not agitate or spin unless the lid is closed. • To stop the washer, push in the cycle selector knob. • To change a cycle, push in the cycle selector knob. Turn it clockwise to the desired setting. Pull out the knob to restart the washer. 10. Remove items when the cycle is completed. For your safety, the lid locks when the tub is spinning.
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 Blue stains •Detergent or liquid fabric softener did not dissolve or disperse. •If caused by detergent, mix 1 cup (240 ml) •Add detergent before wash load. Then white vinegar with 1 quart (.
Dr ying Pr ocedur es Drying Procedur ocedures • Follow the guidelines below for preparing the load for drying. • Read the Dryer Operating Instructions, pages 19-20, for operating your specific model. • Always read and follow fabric care labels and laundry product labels. To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons, read Important Safety Instructions, pages 2-4, before operating this dryer. 1. Prepare items for drying. Follow fabric care label instructions.
Cycle Signal Control (some models) Featur es Features When the Cycle Signal Control is ON, a signal will sound at the end of each cycle and during the Press Saver setting (some models). The volume is adjustable on some models. Drum Light (some models) A drum light will come on whenever the door is opened to illuminate the dryer drum during loading and unloading. Closing the door turns off the light. Drying Rack (some models) Use the drying rack to dry items which should not be tumble dried. 1.
Car e and Cleaning Care To reduce risk of fire or serious injury to persons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed in Important Safety Instructions, pages 2-4, and those listed below. • Before cleaning the washer or dryer interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid electrical shock hazards. • Do not use any type spray cleanser when cleaning dryer interior. Hazardous fumes or electrical shock could occur. Inside the Washer • Remove items from the washer as soon as the cycle ends.
Winterizing Instructions Follow Winterizing Instructions for cold weather care. If the laundry center is stored in an area where freezing can occur or moved in freezing temperatures, follow these winterizing instructions to prevent damage to the laundry center: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Turn off water supply faucets. Disconnect hoses from water supply and drain water from hoses. Plug electrical cord into a properly grounded electrical outlet.
OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Cycle selector is not in correct position. Move indicator clockwise slightly. Pull out knob. Motor is overheated. Washer motor will stop if it becomes overheated. It will automatically restart after a cool down period of up to 30 minutes (if washer has not been manually turned off). Washer won't spin. Lid is not completely closed. Close lid completely. Residue left in tub. Heavily soiled items. Wipe tub with a nonabrasive household cleanser, then rinse.
OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Electrical power cord is not securely plugged in or plug may be loose. Make sure the plug fits tightly in wall outlet. House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped. Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. DRYER Dryer does not start. Make sure electrical line is not overloaded and the dryer is on a separate circuit. Dryer runs but won't heat. Drying cycle takes too long, outside of the dryer feels too hot or smells hot. Thermal limiter tripped.
WARRANTY (CANADA) LAUNDRY CENTER WARRANTOR: ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CANADA 6150 McLaughlin Road, Unit#1 Mississauga, Ontario L5R 4C2 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 Tel.