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Wash Cycles

 

Your WashSmart has a number of wash cycles available. Selecting the most appropriate cycle for each wash load will help ensure you get the best possible wash result.

 

The Wash Cycles

Regular For medium to lightly soiled cottons, linens, work and play clothes.
Heavy Duty For heavily soiled and heavy duty fabrics.
Delicate For lingerie and special-care fabrics with light soil.
Easy Iron A more traditional wash for synthetics, blends, and/or delicate fabrics with normal soil and clothes which wrinkle easily.
Allergy Specially designed for asthma sufferers and people with sensitive skin.
Quick For lightly soiled garments requiring a freshen up.

Condensation may form on the outside of the washer when using the ALLERGY cycle in cold weather. This is due to the hot water wash temperature and cold outside temperature, and is normal.

Wash Cycles – Default settings  

  Regular Heavy Delicate Easy Iron Allergy Quick
Wash time* 13 - 15 min 15 - 17 min 5 min 9 min 13 - 15 min 3 min
Wash action REGULAR HEAVY DELICATE REGULAR REGULAR REGULAR
Wash temp WARM WARM WARM/COLD WARM/COLD HOT WARM/COLD
Rinse Spray rinse Spray rinse Sprays/Deep rinse Sprays/Deep rinse

Sprays/2 x Deep rinses

Sprays/2 x Deep rinses
Spin speed FAST FAST SLOW MEDIUM FAST FAST
Spin time** 6 min 6 min 4 min 4 min 6 min 4 min

* Refers to the agitation time in the “wash” part of the cycle, not the total time taken to complete a cycle.
** Refers to the length of time when at the maximum speed.

 

Some options may not be available on some cycles for garment care reasons (eg FAST spin on the DELICATE cycle).

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