CYCLE GUIDE — STANDARD CYCLES
Normally soiled cottons, Normal Hot High Extra Heavy Extra Rinse This cycle combines medium-speed
linens, sheets, and Warm* Medium Heavy Stain Clean1 tumbling and a high-speed spin.
mixed garment loads Warm No Spin Normal Max Extract This cycle is designed to provide
Cold Light Oxi Boost the most energy efficiency.
Sturdy colorfast Heavy Sanitize
† High Extra Heavy Extra Rinse High-speed tumbling and a
fabrics and heavily Duty Hot Medium Heavy Stain Clean1 high-speed final spin help
soiled garments, Warm* Low Normal Max Extract provide optimal cleaning and
towels, and jeans Warm No Spin Light Oxi Boost reduce drying times.
Cold Fresh Hold
Heavily soiled white Whites Sanitize
† High Extra Heavy Extra Rinse Hot wash temperatures ensure
fabrics and garments Hot Medium Heavy Stain Clean1 liquid chlorine bleach action.
Warm* Low Normal Max Extract An Extra Rinse helps remove
Warm No Spin Light Oxi Boost any bleach residue in clothes.
Cold Fresh Hold
Heavily soiled Power Wash Sanitize
† High Extra Heavy Extra Rinse Features an extended wash time
durable fabrics, Hot Medium Heavy Stain Clean1 to help remove tough stains.
overalls, coveralls, Warm* Low Normal Max Extract Stain Clean/Steam for Stains
sweatshirts, pants, and Warm No Spin Light Oxi Boost (depending on model) is
outdoor garments Cold Fresh Hold automatically added for extra
Delay Start cleaning power.
Lightly-soiled shirts, Wrinkle Hot Medium Extra Heavy Extra Rinse This cycle combines low-speed
blouses, trousers, Control Warm Low Heavy Stain Clean
1 tumbling and low-speed spin
pants and dresses Cold Extra Low Normal Max Extract for gentle fabric care and reduced
No Spin Light Oxi Boost wrinkling
Blankets, comforters Bedding Sanitize
† High Extra Heavy Extra Rinse Uses an initial soak to completely
Hot Medium Heavy Stain Clean1 saturate the load, followed by
Warm* Low Normal Oxi Boost medium wash speeds and a
Warm Extra Low Light Fresh Hold medium-speed spin to maintain
Cold No Spin Delay Start load balance.
Sturdy garments and Allergen
†† Sanitize† High Extra Heavy Extra Rinse Uses more water to flush out
household items Hot Medium Heavy Stain Clean1 allergens such as dust mites
exposed to possible Normal Max Extract and pet dander from
allergens Light Oxi Boost normally-soiled items.
Sheer fabrics, Delicate Warm* High Normal Extra Rinse This cycle combines low-speed
lingerie, sweaters, Warm Medium Light Fresh Hold tumbling and low-speed spin
and silks Cold Low Delay Start for gentle fabric care and reduced
Extra Low wrinkling.
Items to wash
cycle settings: Cycle:
Options: Cycle Details:
Allergen cycle certified by NSF International, an independent, third party testing and certification organization.
The certification verified that this cycle reduced tested allergens by at least 95.0% and maintained the water
temperature necessary to kill dust mites. Only the allergen cycle has been designed to meet the requirements of
NSF Protocol P351 for Allergen Reduction Performance effectiveness.
Cycles certified by NSF International, an independent, third party testing and certification organization are those with the
sanitize temperature selection available. The certification verified that these cycles \
reduce 99.9% of bacteria typically
found on clothing, bedding, and towels. There is no carryover of bacteria between loads after the cycle is complete.\
Only cycles with sanitize wash temperature selected have been designed to meet the requirements of NSF Protocol
P172 for Sanitizing Effectiveness.
Settings and options shown in bold are default settings for that cycle. For best fabric care, choose the cycle that best fits the
load being washed.
Not all cycles and options are available on all models.
For best performance, not all settings are available with each cycle, and some options cannot be used together.
* All temperature selections feature a Cold rinse, except Warm/Warm, which features a warm wash and a warm rinse. 1 Stain Clean on non-Steam models. Steam for Stains on Steam models. See \
“Control Panel and Features” for additional information.
Models: MHW6000**, MHW7000**