Whirlpool W11355381B, W1135577B-SP Front Load Washer User Guide

July 11, 2024

Whirlpool W11355381B, W1135577B-SP Front Load Washer

Product Usage Instructions

General Guidelines

Make sure to read the user manual carefully before using the product. Follow all safety instructions provided.

Powering On/Off

To power on the device, press the designated power button. To power off, press and hold the power button until the device shuts down.

Cleaning and Maintenance

Regularly clean the product with a damp cloth. Avoid using harsh chemicals that may damage the surface. Follow maintenance instructions to ensure product longevity.


  • Q: Can the product be used with other accessories?
    • A: The product is designed to work with specific accessories mentioned in the user manual. The use of incompatible accessories may cause malfunctions.
  • Q: How do I troubleshoot common issues with the product?
    • A: Refer to the troubleshooting section in the user manual for guidance on common problems and their solutions. If issues persist, contact customer support for assistance.


When you select a cycle, its default settings will light up. Touch to adjust cycle modifiers on the washer before touching Start/Pause. Additional wash modifiers or options selected after touching Start/Pause may not activate. Once a wash setting is selected, it is saved for the cycle selected. To return to factory default cycle settings, unplug washer for 30 seconds; then plug back in. See online “Cycle Guide” for default cycle settings.

Steam Clean (on some models) The Steam Clean option adds additional soak and wash time to many cycles to help remove tough stains, as well as a steam boost for added cleaning power. An integrated heater helps to maintain optimal wash temperatures. See online “Cycle Guide” for cycles that allow the Steam Clean option. You can also touch and hold Steam Clean for 3 seconds to turn cycle signals on or off.

NOTE: Some modifiers may increase or decrease the estimated time remaining.

Extra Rinse Activate this option to add an extra rinse to most cycles. You can also

touch and hold Extra Rinse for 3 seconds to disable/enable the Control


Temp The recommended wash temperature is preset for each cycle. Some preset temperatures can be changed. You may select a different wash temperature based on the level of soil and type of fabric being washed. For best results, use the warmest wash water safe for your fabric, following the garment label instructions. All wash temperatures feature a cold rinse.

Wash & Dry (on some models) Touch to add a drying cycle to your load after the wash cycle has finished. The Wash & Dry option is designed to wash and dry small loads overnight. This option is designed for 2­4 lightly soiled synthetic garments, athletic uniforms, or workout wear. This option has an extrahigh-speed spin followed by intermittent tumbling and fan activation to circulate air through the clothes.

Spin The recommended spin speed is preset for each cycle. Some preset


speeds can be changed.

Do not use dryer sheets.

Faster spin speeds mean shorter dry times, but may increase

Do not dry comforters, towels, or large blankets.

wrinkling in your load.

FanFresh® (on some models)

Slower spin speeds reduce wrinkling, but will leave your load more Touch and hold Wash & Dry for 3 seconds to activate/deactivate the


FanFresh® option. Use the FanFresh® option if you will be unable to

remove the load promptly. The washer will automatically activate the


fan after the cycle ends and tumble the load periodically for up to

The recommended soil level is preset for each cycle. Some preset soil 12 hours.

levels can be changed. For heavily soiled and sturdy fabrics, select the Heavy Soil setting. For lightly soiled and delicate fabrics, select the Light Soil setting. Lower soil level settings will help reduce tangling and wrinkling.

TumbleFreshTM (on some models) Touch to activate/deactivate the TumbleFreshTM option. Use the TumbleFreshTM option if you will be unable to remove the load promptly. The washer will automatically tumble the load periodically for


up to 12 hours after the cycle ends.

Clean Washer with affresh® Use this every 30 washes to keep the inside of your washer fresh and clean. This cycle uses a higher water level. Use with affresh® Washer

Load & GoTM (on some models) Touch to select this option If you want to automatically add HE detergent to the wash load at the proper time.

Cleaner tablets or liquid chlorine bleach to thoroughly clean the inside IMPORTANT: When using the dispenser cartridge with concentrated

of your washer. When using this cycle, the drum should be empty. This liquid detergent, be sure to change the detergent concentration

cycle should not be interrupted. See “Washer Care” in the “Washer settings in the control if the detergent used is different than factory

Maintenance and Care” section of your Owner’s Manual.

preset of 2x concentration. Change the detergent concentration setting

Drain & Spin

by touching and holding Temp and Soil for 3 seconds.

This cycle removes excess water from the load or special-care items washed by hand. Use this cycle after a power failure. For some fabrics,

You can also touch and hold Load & GoTM for 3 seconds to set a presoak.

you may choose to set a slower spin speed.

PreSoak (on some models)


Touch to add a presoak time of your choice to a wash cycle.

You may add or remove options for each cycle. Not all options can be used with all cycles, and some are preset to work with certain cycles. Options vary by model.

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