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Safety; Protect Children; Prevent Injury - Electrolux 300 SERIES Use & Care Manual

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Safety

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• DO NOT continue to use the washer if
you hear squeaking, grinding, rubbing or
other unusual noises. This could be
a sign of mechanical breakdown and
lead to fire or serious injury. Contact a
qualified technician immediately.

Protect Children

• DO NOT allow children to play on or in
the washer. Close supervision of children
is necessary when the washer is used
near children. As children grow, teach
them the proper, safe use of all appli-
ances.
• Destroy the carton, plastic bag and
other packing materials after the washer
is unpacked. Children might use them
for play. Cartons covered with rugs, bed-
spreads or plastic sheets can become
airtight compartments.
• Keep laundry products out of children's
reach. To prevent personal injury, ob-
serve all warnings on product labels.
• Before the washer is removed from
service or discarded, remove the washer
door to prevent accidental entrapment.
• Failure to comply with these warnings
could result in serious personal injuries.

Prevent Injury

• To prevent shock hazard and assure sta-
bility during operation, the washer must
be installed and electrically grounded by
a qualified service person in accordance
with local codes. Installation instructions
are packed in the washer for installer's
reference. Refer to Installation Instruc-
tions for detailed grounding procedures.
If the washer is moved to a new loca-
tion, have it checked and reinstalled by
a qualified service person.
• To prevent personal injury or damage
to the washer, the electrical power
cord of the washer must be plugged
into a properly grounded and polarized
3-prong outlet. The third grounding
prong must never be removed. Never
ground the washer to a gas pipe. DO
NOT use an extension cord or an adap-
tor plug.
WARNING
FIRE/ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD
Avoid fire hazard or electrical shock. DO
NOT use an adaptor plug or extension
cord or remove grounding prong from
electrical power cord. Failure to follow
this warning can cause serious injury, fire
or death.
WARNING
Improper grounding of the washer may
cause serious injury or death. Check with a
licensed electrician if you are in doubt as to
whether the appliance is properly grounded.
Grounding type wall receptacle
Do not, under
any circumstances,
cut, remove,
or bypass the
grounding prong.
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug
• Follow package directions when using
laundry products. Incorrect usage can
produce poisonous gas - resulting in
serious injury or death.
• DO NOT combine laundry products
for use in 1 load unless specified on
the label.
• DO NOT mix chlorine bleach with
ammonia or acids such as vinegar.
WARNING
HARMFUL VAPOR HAZARD
DO NOT use or mix liquid chlorine
bleach with other household chemicals
such as toilet cleaners, rust removers,
acid or products containing ammonia.
These mixtures can produce dangerous
fumes which can cause serious injury or
death.

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