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Product Help | Whirlpool

Control Knobs on a Top Load Washer

Using the Control Knobs on a Whirlpool Top Load Washer

Knob Style Console - Selecting Cycles (some models)

Select the cycle most appropriate for the load being laundered.


Selecting Options (some models):

  1. Select from the console the soil level for the clothes being laundered (#7 on picture below).
  2. Next select the wash temperature desired. Follow your care label on the garments being laundered. (#8 on picture below).
  3. Select from the options if you desire an extra rinse or if using fabric softener (#9 below).
  4. Press and hold the start button; hold for up to 3 seconds until machine starts.


See the Cycle Guide section of your Use and Care manual for more information on which cycles to use for your model.

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