How do you use the soak setting on a washing machine?
On models without an AutoSoak cycle, soaking can be accomplished by allowing the washer to fill with water and agitate or tumble for a few minutes. Then, press the Start/Pause pad. After allowing the wash load to soak for a period of time, you press the Start/Pause pad again to start the selected wash cycle.
How long is the pre-soak on a Whirlpool washer?
Automatic Presoak Option
Set your washer to soak for 15, 30, 60 or 120 minutes, then the washer will add water and detergent for soaking. The cycle will start automatically once soaking is complete.
How do I soak my washing machine without draining it?
Set your fill size, regular, large, super, etc. and then press the Pause/Start button. Once filled, press the pause button, lift the lid and let it soak. Then you have to hope and pray the machine does not decide to drain itself.