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Has
a
household
fuse blown, or has
a
circuit breaker
tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit
breaker. If the
problem
continues,
call an electrician.
Is the washer
in a
normal
pause
in the cycle?
The washer
pauses for about 2 minutes
during certain
cycles. Allow
the
cycle to continue.
Some cycles feature
periods of agitation
and soak.
Is the washer
overloaded?
Wash smaller
loads.
Is the lid open? The lid must be closed
during operation.
Washer will not agitate
or spin with the lid open.
Washer
won't
drain
or spin
Is the drain hose clogged,
or the end of the drain hose
more than 96" (244 cm) above
the
floor?
See
the
Installation
Instructions
for proper
installation
of drain hose.
Is the lid open? The lid must be closed
during operation.
Washer will not agitate
or spin with the lid open.
Is there excessive
sudsing?
Always measure
detergent.
Follow
manufacturer's
directions.
If you have very soft water,
you might need to use less detergent.
Washer
continues
to fill or drain;
cycle seems
stuck
Is the top of drain hose lower than the water
level in
washer?
The top of the hose must be higher than the water
level in the washer
for proper
operation.
See the Installation
Instructions.
Does the drain hose fit too tightly in the standpipe,
or is it
taped to the standpipe?
The drain hose should
be
loose
yet
fit securely.
Do not seal the drain hose with tape. The hose
needs an air gap. See the Installation
Instructions.
Wash/Rinse
temperature
not what
I selected
Are the hot and cold water
inlet hoses reversed?
See
the
Installation
Instructions
for more information.
As your
frequency
of loads washed
increases, the water temperature
may decrease for hot and warm temperatures.
This is normal.
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Load
too wet
Did you use the right cycle for the load
being
washed?
Select a cycle with
a higher spin speed (if available).
Did you
use a cold rinse?
Cold rinses leave loads wetter
than warm rinses. This is normal.
Residue or lint on load
Did you sort
properly?
Sort lint givers (towels, chenille) from
lint takers
(corduroy,
synthetics).
Also sort by color.
Did you overload
the washer?
The wash load must be
balanced
and not overloaded.
Clothes
should move freely.
Lint can be trapped
in the load if overloaded.
Wash smaller
loads.
Did you select the correct water
level?
The water level
should
be correct
for the load size. Clothes
should
move
freely in the water.
Did
you use
enough
detergent?
Follow manufacturer's
directions.
Use enough detergent
to hold the lint in the water.
Did you line dry your clothing?
If so, you can expect some
lint on the clothing.
Check
the following:
Was paper or tissue
left in the pockets?
Is your water colder
than 60°F (15.6°C)? Wash water colder
than 60°F (15.6°C) may not completely
dissolve
the
detergent.
Did you use the proper cycle
time for the load? Reducing
wash time (duration) is another
way to reduce
lint.
Stains
on load
Did you
follow
the manufacturer's
directions
when adding
detergent
and
fabric
softener?
Measure
detergent
and
fabric softener.
Use enough detergent
to remove soil and hold
it in suspension.
Dilute fabric softener
and add to the rinse
portion
of a cycle only. Do not drip fabric softener
on clothes.
Is there
above average
iron (rust) in water?
You may need
to install an iron filter.
Did you
properly
sort the load?
Sort dark clothes
from
whites
and lights.
Did
you unload
the washer
promptly?
To avoid the transfer
of dye, unload
the washer as soon as it stops.
Load
is
wrinkled
Did you unload the washer
promptly?
Unload the washer
as soon as it stops.
Did
you use the right
cycle
for the load
being
washed?
Use the cycle for Casual
or Permanent
Press clothes
or
another
cycle with
low spin speeds
(if available) to reduce
wrinkling.
Did you overload
the washer?
The wash load must be
balanced
and not overloaded.
Loads should move freely
during washing.
To reduce wrinkling
of permanent
press clothes and some
synthetic
knits, use a large load size to provide more space.
Are the hot and cold water
hoses reversed?
Check that the
hot and cold water hoses are connected
to the right faucets.
See the Installation
Instructions.
Load
is tangled
or twisted
Did
you
overload
the washer?
The wash load must be
balanced
and not overloaded.
Loads should move freely
during washing.
Did
you wrap
items
around
the agitator?
Drop items
loosely
into the washer.
Do not wrap items around the
agitator.
Gray whites,
dingy
colors
Did you
properly
sort the load?
Transfer of dye can occur
when mixing
whites
and colors
in a load. Sort dark clothes
from whites and lights.
Was the wash
temperature
too
low?
Use hot or warm
washes
if safe for the load. Make sure your hot water system
is adequate to provide a hot water wash.
Did
you use
enough
detergent,
or do you have hard
water?
Use more detergent
for washing
heavy soils in cold or
hard water.
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