Remove Shipping Strap
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
To avoid floor damage, set laundry center onto cardboard before
moving across floor. Move laundry center close to its final
1. Do not cut yellow strap. Pull yellow strap firmly, until
completely removed from laundry center. There should be
2 cotter pins on the end of the shipping strap. The electrical
plug is attached to this shipping strap.
2. Tilt the laundry center forward. Move each of the 2 rear legs in
an up-down motion to check the self-adjusting leveling legs
for free movement. This is required for proper leveling. Gently
lower the laundry center to the floor.
3. Cut the shipping strap about 16" (40.6 cm) from the plug end.
Look for the words "CUT HERE." Discard end with cotter
pins. You will use the remaining piece of shipping strap to
secure the drain hose.
Install Leveling Legs
Install the front leveling feet
1. Prop up the front of the laundry center about 4" (10.2 cm)
with a wood block or similar object. The block needs to
support the weight of the laundry center.
2. Screw the locknut onto each foot to within 1" (2.5 cm) of the
3. Screw the feet into the correct holes at the front corner of the
laundry center until the nuts touch the washer.
NOTE: Do not tighten the nuts until the laundry center is level.
4. Tilt the laundry center back and remove the wood block.
Gently lower the laundry center to the floor.
Connect the Drain Hose
Proper connection of the drain hose protects your floors from
damage due to water leakage. To keep the drain hose from
coming off or leaking, it must be installed according to the
IMPORTANT: To ensure proper installation, this procedure must
be followed exactly.
1. Check the drain hose to see that it is the proper length.
2. Wet the inside of the straight end of the drain hose with tap
IMPORTANT: Do not use any lubricant other than water.
3. Squeeze ears of the silver, double-wire clamp with pliers to
open. Place clamp over the straight end of the drain hose
¼" (6.4 mm) from the end.
4. Open clamp. Twist hose back and forth while pushing onto
drain connector on the side of the laundry center. Continue
until hose contacts the ribbed stops on the cabinet.
5. Place clamp over the area marked "CLAMP." Release clamp.
For laundry tub or standpipe drain systems
1. Make sure drain hose form is in correct position.
A. Drain hose form
2. Put hooked end of drain hose into laundry tub or standpipe.
Rotate hook to eliminate kinks.
To keep drain water from going back into the washer:
Do not force excess drain hose into standpipe. Hose should
be secure but loose enough to provide a gap for air.
Do not lay excess hose on the bottom of the laundry tub.
For use with floor drain
Do not install the drain hose form onto the corrugated drain hose.
You may need additional parts. See Floor drain under "Tools and