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Important Safety Information - GE GFWS1705 Owner's Manual & Installation Instructions

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IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING THE APPLIANCE
To reduce the risk of death, fire, explosion, electric shock, or injury to persons when using
WARNING
your appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:
Read all instructions before using the appliance.
DO NOT wash or dry articles that have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked in or spotted with
gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, or other flammable or explosive substances, as they give off vapors that could
ignite or explode.
DO NOT add gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, or other flammable or explosive substances to the wash water.
These substances give off vapors that could ignite or explode.
Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be produced in a hot-water system that has not been used for
2 weeks or more. HYDROGEN GAS IS EXPLOSIVE. If the hot water system has not been used for such a
period, before using a washing machine, turn on all hot-water faucets and let the water flow from each for
several minutes. This will release any accumulated hydrogen gas. As the gas is flammable, DO NOT smoke
or use an open flame during this time.
DO NOT allow children to play on or in this appliance. Close supervision of children is necessary when this
appliance is used near children. Before the washer is removed from service or discarded, remove the door or
lid. Failure to follow these instructions may result in death or injury to persons.
DO NOT reach into the appliance if the tub or agitator is moving to prevent accidental entanglement.
DO NOT install or store this appliance where it will be exposed to the weather.
DO NOT tamper with controls, repair or replace any part of this appliance or attempt any servicing unless
specifically recommended in the user maintenance instructions or in published user repair instructions that you
understand and have the skills to carry out.
DO NOT operate this appliance if it is damaged, malfunctioning, partially disassembled, or has missing or
broken parts including a damaged cord or plug.
Unplug the appliance or turn off the circuit breaker before servicing. Pressing the Power button DOES NOT
disconnect power.
See "ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS" located in the Installation Instructions for grounding instructions.
READ AND SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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