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Electrical connection

· Do not use an extension cord or double adapter.
· If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by a qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
· If the machine will not be used for an extended time, unplug it, shut off the water supply and open the door to
provide ventilation.
· Connect the machine to a grounded outlet in accordance with current wiring regulations.
· The appliance must be positioned so that the plug is easily accessible.
WARNING! Concerning the power cord
Most appliances recommend they be placed upon a dedicated circuit; that is, a single outlet circuit which powers only
that appliance and has no additional outlets or branch circuits. Check the specification page of this owner's manual to be
Do not overload wall outlets. Overloaded wall outlets, loose or damaged wall outlets, extension cords, frayed power
cords, or damaged or cracked wire insulation are dangerous. Any of these conditions could result in electric shock or fire.
Periodically examine the cord of your appliance, and if its appearance indicates damage or deterioration, unplug it,
discontinue use of the appliance, and have the cord replaced with an exact replacement part by an authorized servicer.
Protect the power cord from physical or mechanical abuse, such as being twisted, kinked, pinched, closed in a door, or
walked upon. Pay particular attention to plugs, wall outlets, and the point where the cord exits the appliance.
Connecting the water supply hoses
NOTE: Use new hoses when installing a washing machine. Replace them periodically.
Old hoses should not be used.
Do not install your washing machine in a room where temperatures below freezing may occur.
Frozen hoses may burst under pressure. The reliability of the electronic control unit may be impaired
at temperatures below the freezing point.
If the appliance is delivered in the winter months and temperatures are below freezing,
store the washing machine at room temperature for a few hours before putting it into operation.
· Water supply pressure must be between
138 ~ 827 kPa (20 - 120psi).
· Do not crossthread when connecting the inlet hose
to the valve.
· If the water supply pressure is more than 120 PSI
a pressure reducing device should be installed.
· Two sealing washers are supplied with the water
inlet hoses to prevent water leaks.
· Check for leakage of washing machine connections
by turning the tap completely on.
· Periodically check the condition of the hose and
replace the hose if necessary.
· Make sure that there is no kink in the hose and that
it is not crushed.
· Be sure that the two water input ports are connected
to the correct water faucets. The connector for hot
water is colored red; the cold is blue.


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