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Old 07-06-2008, 08:56 AM   #1
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Washing machine symbol - cotton wash

I live in a student apartment with three other students. There's a washing machine and I have no idea where the manual is. I need to be able to put it into a "cotton wash" (40 C) but I don't know which is the relevant symbol. I'm pretty sure it must be either the one that looks like a tree or the one that looks like a windsurfer, but I was hoping someone might check their machine and advise :) I tried looking for the manual on the Internet to no avail.


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Old 07-06-2008, 09:29 AM   #2
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Check the care tags on clothes; I think I've seen those symbols on them.
Ask store clerks who sell washers.
Email a washer manufacturer....

Wash in cold water and don't worry about it. :)

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Old 07-06-2008, 09:33 AM   #3
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make and model of machine might help a bit m8
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Old 07-06-2008, 09:34 AM   #4
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I suspect that the little windsurfer would be silk, as that is the material used for most sails. I know the little tree, or cauliflower looking symbol is the cotton symbol.

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Old 07-06-2008, 10:01 AM   #5
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Who is the manufacturer?
Sometimes when you lift the lid the instructions are on the underside of the lid.
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