UNPACKING AND REMOVING SHIPPING BOLTS
When removing the washer from the carton base, be
sure to remove the foam drum support in the middle of
the carton base. See drawing below.
If you must lay the washer down to remove the base
packaging materials, always protect the side of the
washer and lay it carefully on its side. DO NOT lay the
washer on its front or back.
To prevent internal damage during transport, the washer
is equipped with four shipping bolts and plastic retainers.
These shipping bolts and retainers
removed until just before moving the washer into its
These bolts and retainers
operating the washer.
Failure to remove shipping bolts and retainers may
cause severe vibration and noise, which can lead to
permanent damage to the washer.
NOTE: The power cord is secured to the back of the
washer with a shipping bolt to help prevent operation
with shipping bolts in place.
MUST NOT be
MUST be removed before
1. Starting with the bottom two shipping bolts, use the
wrench (included) to fully loosen all four shipping
bolts by turning them counterclockwise.
2. Remove the bolt assemblies by wiggling them
slightly while pulling.
3. Locate the four hole caps included in the accessory
pack and install them in the shipping bolt holes.
NOTE: Save the bolt assemblies for future use. To
prevent damage to internal components, DO NOT
transport the washer without reinstalling the shipping