Electrolux Washing Machine Front-Load
Electrolux Washing Machine Front-Load
Please note your model may look slightly different than pictured.
Before you begin
- Double-check that all shipping materials are removed from your new washer.
- Read your Use & Care Manual to familiarize yourself with your new washer.
- Run the washer through a complete cycle and check for water leaks and proper operation.
Care and cleaning
- Detergent and fabric softener may build up in the dispenser drawer.
Clean the drawer by removing and rinsing under hot tap water.
- Run the Clean Washer cycle with bleach or PureAdvantage™ Probiotic Washer Cleaner once a month to clean and freshen the washer. See your Use & Care Manual for additional cleaning instructions.
Important to note: Your washer will remind you to run the clean washer cycle every 50 cycles. It is a good practice to clean the dispenser drawer at this time as well. Leaving the washer door and dispenser drawer open after use will allow condensation to dry and temper odors and residue.
- How do I use my detergent dispenser?
Take care not to fill any compartment in your dispenser beyond the maximum line. If your washer is equipped with an Adaptive Dispenser™, add liquid bleach, fabric softener, and stain treating additives to the labeled compartments as needed, taking care not to overfill any compartment or use more than 2 detergent packs in the compartment.
- Is it normal for my washer to make sounds?
Some sounds are part of your washer’s normal operations. You may hear the drain hose, water valves or pumps moving water through the cycle. Check your Use & Care Manual to learn more.
- Can I open the washer door during a cycle?
If you need to add a forgotten item, press PAUSE and wait for the door to unlock. Add your item, close the door, and press START to resume the cycle.
Remember to select PODS® on the display options when using detergent packs. This option will stay selected until you press to deactivate.
* Your model may look slightly different than pictured. See your Use & Care Manual for more information on each cycle, setting & option.
Turn on your washer
Press the POWER button to turn on your unit.
Select a cycle
Turn the cycle selector in either direction or press the cycles button (depending on your model) to scroll to the desired cycle.
WHITES/WHITEST WHITES/OPTIC WHITES
Select for white and light-colored fabrics.
This cycle varies by model.
Select for heavily soiled, durable garments.
Select to wash cotton, linen, towels, sheets, denim and mixed loads.
Available on 500 & 600 series, select for lightweight synthetic apparel.
Available on 500 & 600 series, select for lightly soiled dark or dyed fabrics susceptible to dye loss.
Available on 500 & 600 series, select for loads of towels or durable garments.
Washes a small, lightly soiled load in 15, 18, or 20 minutes depending on your washer series.
Select for lightly soiled knits and delicates.
Available on 600 series, select for small loads of lightly soiled and very delicate fabrics.
RINSE & SPIN
Select to run a cold rinse or to add fabric softener missed in a regular cycle.
Select to clean the washer tub.
Select cycle settings
The water temperature is determined by the chosen cycle. Press the TEMP button to change the temperature setting. Not all temperatures are available with every cycle.
Available on 400, 500 & 600 series, select to clean and sanitize heavily soiled, colorfast fabrics such as bedding and children’s clothing.
Uses cold tap supply during the wash and rinse cycle. For use with fabrics and colors that are prone to dye transfer.
Press the SOIL button to adjust the wash time based on the soil level of the load.
Press the SPIN button to adjust the spin speed. Increasing the spin speed will extract more water, decrease drying time, and conserve energy.
Press the OPTIONS button to scroll through the options until the indicator light for the desired option flashes, then press SELECT.
Available on 400, 500 & 600 series, select this option to add an initial wash period to available cycles using the stain treatment additives in the stain soak/treat compartment. The load will advance to the main wash cycle once this phase is complete.
Available on 400, 500 & 600 series, select this option to add approximately 20 minutes of tumbling in steam.
Available on 500 & 600 series, uses a higher wash temperature to remove dust mites and dander from washable items.
EXTRA RINSE/PURE RINSE
Available on 400, 500 & 600 series, use this option when additional rinsing is desired to remove excess dirt and detergent residue.
Select extended refresh if you will be unable to remove the load right after the cycle is complete. The washer will rinse and spin to keep the load fresh for up to 12 hours.
Press cancel to end the cycle and open the door.
Select the PODS® option when using the detergent pack compartment. This option will remain active until you press PODS® again to deselect it.
To lock the controls between cycles, scroll to the CONTROL LOCK option and press select. The control lock icon will show on the LED display.
Use delay time to delay the start of the washing cycle from 30 minutes to 12 hours.
Close the door and press the START/PAUSE button.
We recommend familiarizing yourself with product features and terminology in your Use & Care Manual.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Take care not to fill any compartment in your dispenser beyond the maximum line. If your washer is equipped with an Adaptive Dispenser™, add liquid bleach, fabric softener, and stain treating additives to the labeled compartments as needed, taking care not to overfill any compartment.
Add liquid bleach to the bleach dispenser only. Do not overfill.
Fabric softener can be added directly to the washer drum during the rinse cycle. If you prefer to use a fabric softener sheet, place it on top of the clothes in the washer drum before adding clothes and starting the cycle. Do not overfill.
Fill your detergent compartment with PureAdvantage™ Detergent Pacs or PureAdvantage™ Powder Detergent as directed on the package. Add liquid bleach and/or stain treating additives as desired to the labeled compartments in your detergent dispenser. Use only PureAdvantage™ Detergent Pacs or Pure Advantage™ Powder Detergent with your washer and Pure Advantage™ Clean Washer Cycle. Using other detergents may cause damage to your washer and will void your warranty.
In your Electrolux washer model EWFLS70JSS, the tub filter, also known as a coin trap, is found inside the tub to pump hose. The filter prevents foreign objects from entering the drain pump.
Check the outlet: Electrolux dryers require a 240V outlet for adequate power. A standard, 120V outlet won’t deliver enough power, elongating drying times. Inspect the power cord: A frayed or damaged cord can cause power shortages that interrupt the drying cycle and requires replacement
To fix your Electrolux washer control board, you can try to reset the unit by unplugging the appliance from the power outlet, waiting a few minutes, and then plugging the washer back into the outlet. If this doesn’t resolve the problem, contact a professional appliance repair service.
If your dryer stops after only a few minutes, it may be caused by the motor overheating. The most common cause a dryer motor will overheat is it’s faulty and needs to be replaced.
Press. The special use selection button and choose spin only at this time selected the desired spin speed by pressing a spin speed selection.
The unit will drain any excess of water before it spins. So give it a few minutes to drain. To activate the spin only feature on your Electrolux top load washer, press the Special Use selection button. And choose spin only
Busted: False! Delicate items are more likely to be damaged when you’re using the maximum spin speed. Fabric such as wools, silks and lace are going to get more wear and tear when spun at 1600rpm, or when put on a quick wash cycle
Check the drain pump debris filter or coin trap, objects may be blocking the water flow. – Check inside drain pump and all hoses connected to drain pump for foreign debris or small pieces of clothing. – Be sure the wash load of clothing is balanced, balance out the wash load if you see all clothing to one side.
Documents / Resources
|Electrolux Washing Machine Front-Load [pdf] User Guide|
Washing Machine Front-Load