April 3, 2013
Yes,you can hit "pause" and it will stop and click to open (it locks when you start it and lid can't be opened until you hit pause or stop.) Then you can reset it to anything, even start over, or add softener to the tray etc. Or change your mind about the cycle you chose, or add more clothes.
You don't have to override it, however, to soak items, it has a setting just for soak.
It has a setting for extra rinse too, or if you just want to rinse out a delicate item, you can select "rinse and spin only". And there is a delicate cycle. Never seen so many options. I like to experiment to see what different settings actually do.
I like the machine, except for the long cycles (you can select "quick" cycle) and the tub is so deep I had to get a stool to stand on to reach down there! But I don't have to do nearly as much laundry anymore...it will do a very large load.
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