Glossary

A better understanding of Whirlpool features & terms

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1-Hour Wash Cycle

The 1-Hour Wash cycle lets you thoroughly clean soiled dishes in nearly half the time.*
*Compared to Normal cycle with lightly soiled loads.

1,400 RPM max spin speed

Faster spin speeds in the washer remove more moisture from clothes, so they spend less time in the dryer.

2-Level Warm Zone

Keeps food warm until it's ready to serve. Two temperature settings offer increased oven flexibility.

4-Level SheerClean Direct Feed Wash System

This feature helps you get sparkling dishes every time. Water is channeled to the back and top of the dishwasher, powerfully cleaning from four different angles. Wash water is also kept clean, helping keep dirty water off your dishes.

4-Way Venting

Increases the number of installation options in the home. Select dryers can be installed with venting out the back, the floor or the sides.

6-Point Suspension System

Shock absorbers, springs and electronic controls help redistribute the load automatically and minimize movement of the wash drum during the spin cycle. The result is less noise and vibration.

9,000 BTU Oval Burner

Makes room for longer and oval dishes and gives you a place to keep completed dishes so you can heat larger dishes, casseroles, griddles and more.

9" 3,200-watt Boost Induction Element

Boil water up to 52% faster with this induction Boost element.* Boil water in half the time with this induction Boost element.**
*Compared to boiling 3.6L of water with a traditional 9"""" 2,500-watt radiant element or 12,500 BTU gas burner.
**Compared to boiling 3.6L of water with a traditional 12,500 BTU gas burner.

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AccelerCare Drying System

This system senses how fast the load is drying, how hot the air should be, and when clothes are dry. It automatically stops the cycle to save time and energy, and prevents fabric damage and shrinking.

Accu-Chill Temperature Management System

Built-in sensors measure the internal temperature and activate the compressor only when necessary to conserve energy.

AccuBake® Temperature Management System

Surrounds food with even temperatures with a built-in sensor to monitor oven temperature. Automatically turns on the correct cooking elements to ensure optimal heat and deliver consistent baking results.

AccuDry Drying System

Measures moisture and temperature levels to reduce over drying and automatically stops the cycle when the load is dry. Dryers with the AccuDry system use 10 percent less energy than Whirlpool® dryers equipped with the AutoDry system (electric dryers only).

AccuFresh Dual Cooling System

Provides the right humidity levels and improved preservation to help keep food tasting great.

AccuSimmer® Element

Allows for precise temperature control that is perfect for melting chocolate or simmering sauces.

AccuSimmer® Plus Element

Gives you even more control, reaches lower temperatures to make melting butter and cooking custards easier.

AccuWave® Power System

Evenly cooks, defrosts, reheats, softens and melts using the microwave's constant, gentle heat. Thaw chicken without cooking the edges and reheat sauce without splatters.

ADA Compliant

Whirlpool® offers several appliances that meet the standards of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Adaptive Defrost (Automatic Defrost System)

Senses and adapts to help save energy and provides improved food preservation by running the defrost cycle only when necessary.

Adaptive Wash Cycle

Up to 11 different adaptive wash actions, from tumbling to cradling, adapt to the cleaning needs of each load. These adaptive wash actions provide a combination of powerful cleaning and gentle fabric care, handling everything from heavily soiled jeans to delicate silks.

Add-A-Garment Indicator Light

This light serves as a reminder that you can put clothes in the washer for the first eight minutes of the cycle, and they'll still receive the same effective cleaning.

Adjustable End-of-Cycle Signal

Sounds when the cycle is finished. You can also adjust the volume or completely turn it off.

Adjustable Split Rack

Remove the oven rack insert to make room for large items like a turkey or attach it to make a full rack. The insert can also be used on the counter as a cooling rack.

Adjustable Upper Rack

Manually raise or lower the upper rack to better fit tall or odd-shaped items in either rack.

Adjustable-Time Self-Cleaning System

Allows for adjustment of the self-clean time in 15-minute intervals, according to your needs.

Anti-Escape Detergent Valve

Prevents detergent from escaping through the drain hose during the wash cycle. More detergent is kept in the wash basket for optimal cleaning performance.

AnyWare Plus Silverware Basket

Holds up to 12 more pieces of silverware for maximum flexibility and is designed to clean better. Place the silverware basket on the front of the rack, in the door or use it in the bottom rack for 100% usable rack space.

AquaLift Self-clean Technology

Delivers easy and odor-free oven cleaning in only 50 minutes*. Our most energy-efficient cleaning cycle** uses water and low-heat to release baked-on foods from the bottom of the oven. When the cleaning cycle is complete, soils and excess water can be easily removed with a dry towel.
*Based on average cleaning time of self-clean cycle with water only on moderately soiled oven.
**Versus traditional self clean cycle.

Armor Tub Interior

This gray plastic interior is available on select dishwasher models and helps reduce the appearance of stains to keep the unit looking clean longer.

Auto Adapt Fan

Automatically adjusts fan speed by sensing cooktop heat.

Auto Load Sensing System with Triple Spray Technology (TST)

This washer feature automatically determines the correct water level for the load size, and Triple Spray Technology evenly sprays clean water on your clothes to provide a thorough rinsing.

Auto Soil Sensor

This feature optimizes every cycle for reliable cleaning results. It measures soil in the wash water to determine how dirty dishes are, then adjusts the dishwasher's cycle accordingly. The Auto Soil Sensor recalibrates the load after 250 cycles for maximum performance.

AutoDry System

Automatically senses when clothes are dry and stops the cycle to save energy.

Automatic Defrost System

Refrigerators with this system include a timer, a limit switch and a heater that melts away frost so you don't have to take everything out of your freezer to melt built-up ice.

Automatic Water Levels

Regulates the amount of water in the washer based on the size of the load. Only the amount needed to clean is used, increasing efficiency and helping the environment.

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Batch Feed

This feature lets you use the kitchen disposer even if a wall switch isn't available. Closing the auto-start lid will begin operation.

Boost Feature

Boosts the power of the 9" element from 2,500W to 3,200W with the push of a button.

Bridge Element

Increases cooking options by connecting two heating elements so now you can heat larger dishes, casseroles, griddles and more.

Bulky Items Cycle

Handle large, thick items with ease using this specially designed cycle.

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Care Control Temperature Management

Adjusts the cold and hot water inlets to reach temperatures that are warm enough to dissolve detergents. Water is kept from overheating to help reduce shrinking and color bleeding and to save energy.

CEE Tier 3 rated

CEE Tier 3 rating is based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency qualified product ratings. Visit cee1.org for more information.

CEE Tier Qualified

Based on the Consortium for Energy Efficiency qualified product listings, with Tier III being the most efficient. These appliances help save resources, and energy, and may qualify for rebates from local utility companies.

Clean Boost Deep Clean Options

These options penetrate deep into fabric fibers, breaking down and dissolving stains without pre-treating. Select models add steam enhancement for even better cleaning.

Clean Washer Cycle

Deep-fills the washer to clean surfaces that low-water systems don't typically reach. All it takes is one cup of bleach. Or, for an even deeper clean, use Affresh® Washer Cleaner.

Clean Washer cycle with affresh® Washer cleaner

Deep fill the washer to clean areas that aren't reached by the wash cycles. Add an affresh® Washer cleaner tablet for best results.

CleanRelease® Non-stick Interior

Reduces cleanup effort because of the non-stick interior–an industry first. No special cleaning solutions are required.

CleanRelease® Non-stick Interior

Reduces cleanup effort because of the oven's non-stick interior–an industry first. No special cleaning solutions are required.

Clear Humidity Controlled Crisper

Helps you preserve the freshness of your favorite fruits and vegetables with controlled humidity levels in the clear, extra-deep crisper. Select side-by-side refrigerators feature the largest crispers in the industry among leading brands.

Clear Temperature Controlled Meat Pan

Helps you preserve the freshness of meat by allowing cool air from the freezer to enter the meat pan at the level you select.

Continuous-Feed Operation

Our continuous-feed disposer operation means no more jamming, no more waiting. Food is reduced to fine cuttings and whisked down the drain without the need to pause and check for clogging.

Control Bake

Keeps the broil element turned off to prevent the tops of your food from overcooking, so pies and turkey come out just right.

Control Lock

Disables the cooktop's controls to avoid unintended use.

Control Lock

Disables the range's control panel to avoid unintended use or other changes to your cooking settings.

Convection Conversion

Removes the guesswork from preparing your favorite dishes. Automatically converts standard times and temperatures to the convection oven equivalent.

Convertible Exhaust Hood

Fits flush under the cabinet and slides out easily to vent cooking odors. When no longer needed, slide it back so it's out of the way.

Convertible Ventilation System

Provides added hood installation flexibility by venting cooking odors outside or recirculating them, depending upon your preference.

Cradle Clean Wash Action

With select cycles, the wash drum rocks instead of spins, so clothes get exceptionally clean without stressing fabric fibers.

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Deep Clean Option with Steam

Add the power of steam to this stain-fighting option for even more help in breaking down deep soils.

Deep Clean Wash System

Combines two powerful technologies for optimal results. The anti-escape valve ensures the maximum concentration of detergent is used, while Care Control temperature management keeps wash water warm enough for detergent enzymes to work effectively.

Delay Bake

Lets you program the oven to begin cooking at a pre-set time. Prepare food for baking when it's most convenient for you so dinner is ready according to your schedule.

Delay Wash Option

Sets the washer to begin cleaning up to 18 hours later, during off-peak hours when utility rates may be lower, or when unloading the washer is more convenient.

Delicate Cycle

Cleans delicate and finely knit items with reduced agitation and a lower spin speed.

Direct Inject Wash System

Penetrates stains and pre-treats soils with a concentrated burst of detergent. The wash cycle begins after the entire load has been treated.

Downdraft Vent System

Pulls steam, smoke and odors downward and outside to help clear kitchen air. Conveniently built into select cooktops. See Also Pop Up Downdraft Vent System

Dual and Triple Radiant Elements

Provides the space-saving advantage of having two or three elements in one to handle various sizes of cookware. The inner ring is perfect for slowly simmering stock pots or quickly boiling water in small pans. The larger outer rings evenly distribute heat to large and extra-large pots and pans for better results.

Dual Radiant Element

Provides the space-saving advantage of having two elements in one to handle various sizes of cookware.

Dynamic Fills

This dishwasher offers dynamic fills that utilize sensors to monitor water flow at the pump and ensure that just the right amount of water is used. Dynamic fills are used on all cycles.

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EasyView Extra-Large Oven Window

Provides better visibility inside the oven with an extra-large window. Monitor cooking progress without opening the door, keeping oven temperatures steady and undisturbed.

Eco Boost Option

This option uses a lower temperature and increases spin speed on select models to provide excellent cleaning and reduce your overall energy use.

Eco Dry Option

This cycle provides our dishwashers most efficient drying This eco-friendly cycle uses the least amount of energy possible while still delivering exceptional cleaning performance.

Eco Monitor

Allows you to see how the laundry cycles and options you choose will affect your overall energy savings.

Eco Normal Cycle

Conserve resources while doing your laundry. This drying cycle uses up to 40 percent less energy when paired with a Duet® washer compared to a conventional top load pair.

Eco Wash Cycle

This cycle provides our dishwashers most efficient washing. This eco-friendly cycle uses the least amount of energy possible while still delivering exceptional cleaning performance.

Eco Washer Cycles

Get excellent cleaning performance and use up to 26 percent less energy with the Eco Heavy Duty and Eco Whitest Whites cycles.* *Compared to the regular Heavy Duty and Whitest White cycles.

Eco-Friendly Schott Ceran® Cooktop*

Easy to clean and won't crack or chip with intense heat. Manufactured without the release of hazardous metals into the Earth.
*Pure White and Pure Biscuit ceramic glass models do not feature Schott Ceran® cooktops.

EcoBoost option

This option lowers water temperature and increases tumbling action to use less energy while still delivering great cleaning and gentle performance.

Energy Save Mode

Similar to the sleep mode on a computer, the Energy Save feature uses less energy compared to ranges without Energy Save. It can be activated to turn off the display after 5 minutes of the range not being used. Press any button and the display becomes active again.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified

Meets or exceeds government standards to help conserve natural resources and save money on utility bills.

Enhanced Touch-Up Steam Cycle

Use steam to reduce wrinkles from a full load of clean, dry fabrics in 20 to 40 minutes.

Estimated Time Remaining Display

A digital display on the console counts down the amount of time left in the cycle.

EZ Adjustable Tines

This dishwasher's industry-exclusive EZ Adjustable tines feature innovative sliding lower-rack tines that move left or right to fit your dishes. Now you have twice the space between tines to fit larger bowls for optimal loading and cleaning.

EZ-2-Lift Adjustable Upper Rack

Easily adjust the upper rack 2" up or down from the outside of the rack to fit larger items in either rack without sacrificing usable space.

EZ-Vue Lighting

Provides illumination above the range according to your preference with three brightness settings, including a night-light option. Bulbs change out easily when a replacement is needed.

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Fabric Sense Wash System

Get customized care and cleaning for your clothes. This feature uses sensors to set the optimal wash temperature, cycle time, and agitation speed for your load.

Family Capacity Microwave

Uses a sunken turntable and bi-level cooking rack to offer increased flexibility and space for large or multiple dishes. Select racks can accommodate up to four full-size dinner plates.

FanFresh Option with Dynamic Venting Technology

Keep your clean clothes fresh and free from odors for up to ten hours with the exclusive FanFresh Option with Dynamic Venting Technology. This feature circulates air in the washer after the cycle ends, allowing you to wash now and dry later.

Fast Freeze

Drops the freezer temperature as low as it can go in the shortest amount of time. Activate Fast Freeze just before adding large amounts of unfrozen food.

Fast Freeze Setting

Freezes large amounts of food quickly and When loading new items, Fast Freeze allows the freezer to cool faster, so your items freeze quickly.

Fast Ice

Drops the freezer temperature for a full 24 hours to increase ice production up to 20 percent.

Fast Ice Option

Drops freezer temperatures for a full 24 hours to increase ice production by over 30%.* *Compared to normal ice production.

FIT System

Now your wall oven can fit seamlessly into your current cabinet cutout.* Its flexible installation system provides various options that are designed to effortlessly suit your decor. *Available on 27" and 30" double and single wall ovens. See product specifications for minimum and maximum installation dimensions.

Flex Power Burners

Enjoy great cooking flexibility with a burner that offers both the highest and lowest heat - on one burner. The burner also provides uniformity across low temperatures.

Flexible Capacity

Easily wash large or odd shaped items with Whirlpool brand's new line of dishwashers. With features that enable you to wash up to 15 place settings, you'll have the space you need to clean up after your next family meal or gathering.

Fold-down Tines

Create space for larger items with this dishwasher's fold-down tines.

FreshFlow Air Filter

This smart air filter is up to 15 times more effective than baking soda in reducing common food odors. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.

FreshFlow Produce Preserver

Located in the crisper drawer and helps extend the freshness of produce up to 4 days longer.*
*Based on commonly purchased produce.

Full-Width, Cast-Iron Grates

Offers a smooth design for easy cleaning by hand or in the dishwasher. The grates cover the entire cooktop surface, creating the flexibility to place pots and pans anywhere, while the smooth satin finish resists wear and tear.

Fully Integrated Electronic Controls

Hidden control panel provides a sleek exterior while preventing unwanted cycle changes or accidental operation.

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Glass Touch Controls

Offer a contemporary look and an intuitive design that's easy to use. Slider control offers precise temperature management.

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Hand Wash Cycle

Gentle wash action and low spin speed combine to care for clothes.

Heavy Cycle

Adds more time to the cycle to clean heavily soiled items.

Heavy Duty Cycle

The built-in water heater combines with higher spin speed and a longer wash time to provide optimal cleaning for your heavily soiled fabrics and heavy, colorfast clothes.

Hidden Bake Element

Simplifies cleanup because the bake element is hidden beneath the oven floor, leaving a smooth interior surface that is easy to wipe clean.

Hidden Vent

The hidden vent streamlines the appearance of the exterior, making it simpler to wipe clean.

High-Speed Coil Element

Heats up quickly to provide high temperatures for boiling and frying. Range's chrome drip pans below catch spills for easy cleanup.

Hot Surface Indicator

Illuminates when the cooktop surface is still hot to the touch–even after the heating element has been turned off.

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In-Door-Ice® Dispensing System

Moves the Ice Bin inside the freezer door, creating extra space on the top shelf for more of your favorite foods. Store up to eight more frozen pizzas and features a removable ice bucket.

In-Door-Ice® System

Moves the ice bin to the door, creating room for an extra shelf in the refrigerator compartment. A removable, clear ice bin lets you fill coolers with ease.

Induction Cooking Technology

Ceramic electric cooktops with induction technology use an electromagnetic current that produces heat when it interacts with iron-based cookware. This results in faster, more responsive cooking with increased energy savings.

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Light Item Clips

Light item clips secure lightweight items during the wash cycle and help prevent items from falling out of the basket.

LP Convertible

Several ranges, ovens and dryers can be converted from natural gas to a liquid petroleum (propane) fuel source.

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Max Capacity Rack

Recessed to make room for large items and helps keep food in place while baking.

MaxWave Cooking System

Microwave energy is released from multiple points inside the oven cavity. Food is cooked evenly, eliminating cold centers or overdone edges.

Measured Fill

Allows you to select the exact amount of filtered water needed - in ounces, cups, or liters. The dispenser will fill the container and automatically shut off when complete. Available as part of the Fast Fill dispensing system on select models.

MicroEdge Spill Control Shelves

Store more items on each shelf with this model's industry-exclusive MicroEdge spill control shelves. They not only give you 25% more usable shelf space,* they also help contain leaks.
*Compared to Whirlpool® french door models without MicroEdge shelves.

Microwave Steamer

This microwave-safe steamer basket works in tandem with the steaming function to conveniently steam foods such as rice, vegetables and fish with fresh, pleasing results.

Moisture Sensor Control

Measures the dampness of clothes as they tumble in the dryer. Sensors automatically turn off the cycle when clothes are dry.

Most Used Cycle

Saves time by "remembering" and activating your most frequently used microwave Velos® SpeedCook cycle with the simple press of a button.

Multipoint White LED Lights

Enhances the appearance of your food by casting a more natural light and they illuminate from the front, reducing shadows.

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NightQuiet Option

This option uses a lower spin speed to further reduce washer sounds so late night loads are quieter. This is a handy option for those whose laundry rooms are located closer to main living areas.

Normal/Casual Cycle

Cleans everyday fabrics with ease and adds a special cooling step to help reduce wrinkles.

NSF Certified Allergen cycle

The Allergen cycle is certified by NSF International to remove up to 95% of dust mites and pet dander.

NSF Certified Sanitize setting with Steam

NSF International certified steam models eliminate 99.9% of common household bacteria.*
*Bacteria tested were K. pneumonia, P. aureginosa and S. aureus.

NSF® Certified Cycles

Eliminate 99.9 percent of certain household bacteria. The Sanitary cycle on select washers uses an internal heater to bring water to a temperature hot enough to sanitize without bleach.

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One Touch Bake and Broil

Automatically sets the oven to 350°F when the "Bake" button is pushed and 500°F when the "Broil" button is selected.

Oval Burner

An elongated central burner accommodates oval-shaped pans and other longer cookware. Ideal for cooking oversized dishes on the cooktop.

Oven Hold Warm/Warm Hold

Uses low heat to keep food warm inside the oven or microwave, so you can keep completed dishes from getting cold while you work on the rest of your meal.

Overnight Cycle

The industry-exclusive Overnight cycle quietly soaks your dishes with an extended prewash and then runs a Heavy Wash cycle to clean tough soils.

Oxi Dispense Option

Enhances whitening performance with an eco-friendly alternative to bleach. An automatic dispenser distributes the oxygenated additive at the appropriate time, sending oxygen through the load to brighten fabrics.

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Pizza Pocket

Easily store frozen pizzas in your freezer with the freezer's Pizza Pocket. Now you can store pizza boxes upright without the hassle of trying to fit them on flat freezer shelves.

Plastic Cup Shelf

Allows you to stack two levels of coffee mugs or secure delicate glassware during the wash cycle when used as a stemware holder.

PowerScour Option

Uses 40 targeted spray jets in a designated wash area to scour away baked-on foods. The new design features larger jets that deliver twice the coverage to clean even your large pots and pans without soaking or scrubbing.

Power Burners

Generate the high heat needed for rapid boiling, searing and frying with burners that offer up to 17,000 BTUs.

Precise Clean Cleaning System

This system tracks how long it has been since the last self-clean cycle and suggests just the right cycle time, so the oven's self-cleaning cycle only lasts as long as necessary for optimal cleaning. No harsh chemicals or cleaners are required.

Precision Dispense Ultra

Makes the laundry process easier while saving nearly 10% in HE detergent costs.* By adding detergent throughout the length of the fill time, Precision Dispense Ultra delivers better results than adding detergent manually. The system also releases bleach and fabric softener at the right time during the cycle for optimal fabric care. The removable reservoir can hold enough detergent for up to 36 loads of laundry in a single filling.**
*Compared to adding the detergent manually.
**Based on 6X concentration of HE detergent.

Preheat Countdown Timer

Keeps track of how long the oven will take to reach the desired baking temperature with a display that counts down the required time or temperature.

Premium Rail System

The premium rail system features wheels on each side of the rack for improved gliding. Wheels fit tightly into rails for a smooth feel that slides easily and quietly.

Presoak Option

Adds extra time for soaking before the wash cycle starts.

PUR® Water Filtration System

Prevent the disposal of up to 3,000 plastic bottles and save up to $600 a year with the PUR® water filtration system instead of buying bottled water.*
*Based on use of filtered water and average use of two 6-month, 200-gallon water filters versus purchasing the same amount of leading brand bottled water.

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Quick Refresh Steam Cycle

Tumbles small loads in the dryer, letting steam technology relax wrinkles and reduce odors. In just 15 minutes, clothes go from lying there to ready-to-wear. Select dryer models allow you to refresh up to 12 garments in one cycle.

Quick Wash Cycle

With the industry's fastest wash and dry time,* your clothes will be ready to dry in just 23 minutes with Quick Wash.
*Among leading brand front load pairs 4.16 cu. ft. DOE capacity measurement or greater, using Quick Wash/Quick Dry cycles.

Quiet Dry Noise Reduction Systems

Keep operational sounds inside the dryer and out of living areas with sound-absorbing materials around the drum. Escalating levels of sound reduction are available.

Quiet Partner Sound Packages I thru V

Keep the peace in your kitchen. Our Quiet Partner dishwashers are quieter than many kitchen sounds, such as the pop of microwave popcorn, the buzz of an electric razor, or the sizzle of bacon frying.

Quiet Spin 360 Technology

Now you can place your laundry pair virtually anywhere and be assured of balanced performance and vibration control. The washer takes into account where it's installed and adapts to improve its balance over time.

Quiet Wash Ultra Noise Reduction System

Keep operational sounds inside the washer and out of living areas.

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Rapid Boil Element

A more powerful radiant element burner brings liquids to a boil more quickly and provides cooking flexibility by accommodating various sizes of cookware.

Rapid Preheat

Preheats the oven 40 percent faster for electric ranges and 20 percent faster for gas ranges to achieve a temperature ideal for single rack baking.

Recessed, Stoppable Glass Turntable

Lower base allows you to microwave taller items and can be conveniently safely stopped with the touch of a button.

Resource Saver Dishwasher

Clean a full load of dishes using 1/3 less water and energy compared to dishwashers manufactured before 2000. This feature provides a thorough cleaning first in the upper rack and then the lower, which reduces the amount of water used overall. These eco-friendly CEE Tier I dishwashers are the most efficient we've ever created.

Resource Saver Refrigerator

The industry's most energy-efficient side-by-side refrigerators in their respective classes exceed the federal minimum standards by over 30%, has a CEE Tier II rating, and use less energy each year than a 60-watt light bulb running continuously.

Resource-Efficient Wash System

This dishwasher's resource-efficient wash system cleans a full load of dishes using nearly 1/2 the water and energy.*
*Compared to dishwashers manufactured before 2006.

Rinse/Drain & Spin Cycle

Rinses clothes, followed by a drain of the wash drum and a time of higher spin speed.

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Sabbath Mode

Overrides the oven's automatic shut-off function, keeping it active for hours of uninterrupted cooking, making it possible to use the oven on the Sabbath without turning it on.

Sani Rinse

Sanitizes dishes by eliminating 99.999 percent of bacteria. NSF® Certified.

Satina® Stainless Look Finish

Gives you the sophisticated styling of stainless steel and performs for your everyday needs; fingerprints are less visible, magnets work on the surface, and it's easy to clean with ordinary window cleaner

Schott Ceran® Eco-Friendly Ceramic Glass Cooktop

The manufacturing process for this eco-friendly cooktop does not release metals into the environment.

Sealed Burners

No gap between the cooktop and these burners makes for a smooth surface that's easy to clean.

Sensor Cooking

Automatically adjust cooking time for optimal results.

Sensor Cycle

Automatically selects the right wash and dry settings for your load and cleans tough soils 35% better* while using just the right amount of time, energy and water. *Compared to previous wash system.

SheerClean Direct Feed Wash System

Get sparkling dishes every time. This smart system channels water up and out of the back and top of the dishwasher to powerfully clean from five different angles. It keeps wash water clean, and no central tower means more space for dishes, pots, and pans.

Simmer Function

Instantly adjusts the heat to a slow simmer, perfect for delicate cooking.

Smooth Spin Technology

Minimizes movement of the wash drum during spin cycles, reducing noise and vibration. Ideal for 2nd floor laundry rooms.

Speed Wash Cycle

Runs a full dishwasher cycle in just one hour–that's less than half the time of other wash cycles.

SpeedCook Technology

Cuts cooking times up to 47 percent compared to traditional ovens. Microwave technology works with halogen and quartz light energy to grill steaks and bake brownies with real oven results.

SpillGuard Glass Shelf

Helps contain spills and simplifies cleanup, preventing liquids from leaking onto shelves below. Some models feature shelves that are adjustable and slide out, providing easy access to items stored in the back of the refrigerator.

Staged Cooking

Allows you to custom program multiple power levels and cooking durations without keeping "watch" over the microwave. Ideal for dishes requiring temperature changes mid-cooking, like frozen entrees.

Stainless Steel Wash Drum/Basket

Resists odors, rust and chipping. The smooth surface helps protect delicate fabrics from snagging during wash cycles.

Steam Clean Option

Spot cleans the oven floor nine times faster than a traditional self-cleaning cycle* using only 1¼ cups of water—no harsh chemicals or cleaners needed. Used periodically to clean light spills on the bottom of the oven, it keeps the oven clean and reduces the need for frequent self-clean cycles.

Steam Cooking

Conveniently steams foods such as rice, vegetables and fish in conjunction with the patented microwave steamer.

Steam Technology

Naturally cleans and refreshes clothes. In the washer, steam breaks down and dissolves tough stains without pretreating. With the push of a button, the dryer combines mist with heat to create steam. This relaxes wrinkles and refreshes dry clothes.

Steam-enhanced cycles

Add the power of steam to select wash cycles to eliminate tough stains with virtually no pretreating.

Suds Sensor

Detects the level of suds and ensures that suds are effectively removed from the load, improving your cleaning and rinsing results.

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Tall Tub Design

Features an additional 3" of interior space compared to standard tub models, making room for extra-large items in the lower rack and plates or sports bottles in the upper rack.

Tap Touch Controls

Give you precise control over both high and low temperatures.

Tap Touch Controls

The touch interface allows direct access to refrigerator functions and its sleek appearance enhances the appeal of any space.

TimeSavor Convection Cooking

Uses a fan in the back of the oven to distribute hot air more efficiently to seal in flavor and juices.

TimeSavor Plus True Convection Cooking System

Roasts up to 30% faster than traditional thermal-bake ovens.

TimeSavor Plus True Convection Cooking

Cut roasting time compared to traditional thermal-bake ovens. This feature uses a fan plus a third heating element in the back of the oven to distribute hot air more efficiently to seal in flavor and juices.

TimeSavor Ultra True Convection System

Offers exceptional results faster on every rack by providing greater and more efficient air flow so the oven is filled with even heat.

Top Rack Wash Option

Saves you time and energy by only washing dishes in the top rack.

Tri-freezer System

Two upper sliding drawers and a spacious lower basket makes organizing frozen food easy.

Triple Crisper System

Increase your refrigerator's storage flexibility with the Triple Crisper system's two larger crispers with humidity controls and center, smaller crisper.

Triple Filtration System

Resource-efficient dishwashers feature a triple filtration system to remove food particles and other soils.

Triple Radiant Element

Provides the space-saving advantage of having three elements in one to handle various sizes of cookware and increase cooktop flexibility and power.

Triple Spray Technology (TST)

Automatically determines the correct water level for the load size in the washer. TST evenly sprays clean water on the load, providing outstanding rinsing effectiveness.

TruCapture® Ventilation System

Combines a unique sloped design under the oven with a four-speed hood fan. When in use, it quickly and effectively pulls from all four burners below. Standard ventilation systems are only effective in capturing from the rear two burners.

TumbleFresh Option

Activates after the wash cycle is finished and rolls clean clothes periodically to help prevent wrinkles from setting in. Clothes stay fresh without having to transfer them to the dryer immediately.

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Warm Zone Element

Prevents food from cooling while the rest of the meal is being prepared. This burner's low-powered (20–100 watt) fifth element provides added flexibility and convenience.

Warming Drawer

Keeps food warm in a separate, heated drawer.

Water filter indicator light

For optimal results, change the water filter every six months or when the water filter indicator light is illuminated to save on bottled water costs and ensure your family has clean, fresh water.

Whitest Whites Cycle

Raises water temperatures and releases bleach or an oxygen-based cleaner at the optimal moment to enhance whitening performance. Featured on washers with an automatic bleach and/or Oxi dispenser.

Wrinkle Shield Plus Option (up to 140 Minutes)

Tumble your clothes every five minutes after the dryer cycle is complete to help prevent wrinkles from setting into clean, dry fabrics.

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Xtra Roll Action Plus Agitator

This feature lets you double your wash load and ensures all laundry is rolled to the bottom of the wash basket where cleaning takes place, effectively cleaning twice the average load size as a standard agitator.

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Y-Connector

The industry's first direct water installation method connects Whirlpool brand steam dryers to the washer inlet hose. There's no need to add water manually before starting a steam cycle.

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