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Washer Safety
Your
safety
is important
to us.
This guide contains safety statements under
warning symbols. Please pay special
This symbol alerts you to such dangers
attention to these symbols and follow any
as personal injury burns fire and
instructions
given. Here is a brief explana-
tion of the symbol.
1 electrical shock.
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Read all instructions
before using your
washer.
.Do not machine wash or machine dry
items cleaned, washed, soaked in, or
spotted with wax, paint, gasoline, oil, or
other flammable fluids. The fumes can
create a fire hazard or explosion.
Always hand wash and line dry items
containing these materials.
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Flammable fluids (dry-cleaning
solvents,
kerosene, gasoline, etc.) should not be
used or stored in or near your washer.
Do not add flammable fluids to your
wash water. These substances give off
vapors that can create a fire hazard or
explosion.
.Do not allow children to operate, play
with, or crawl on or inside your washer.
Supervise children closely when your
washer is used near them.
@Before your washer is removed from
service or discardecl, remove the lid to
prevent accidental entrapment.
*After starting a cycle, do not reach into
the basket unless the Cycle Control
Knob is pushed in and all motion stops.
.Do not tamper with the controls.
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If your hot water has not been used re-
cently (usually 2 weeks or longer), hydro-
gen gases may build up in your water
heater and your hot water pipes.
HYDROGEN
GAS IS EXPLOSIVE.
To
prevent injury or damage, before using
your washer, turn on all hot water faucets
and allow water to run for several min-
utes. This will allow gases to escape. Do
not smoke or use any open flame near
your faucet while it is open.
Please
shave only a qualified person install, re-
pair, or replace parts on washer.
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Maintain washer properly.
*Protect washer from the weather and
keep it where the temperature will not fall
below freezing.
@Install and level washer on a floor that
can support the weight.+
*Connect
washer to the correct 3-prong
outlet, electrical supply, water supply,
and drain.+
@Ground washer properly.+
+ See the Installation
Instructions.
- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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Understanding
your
responsibilities
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Store laundry aids ancl other materials in a
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Do not use chlorine bleach and ammonia
cool, dry place where (children cannot reach
them (in a locked cabinet if possible).
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Read and follow instructions
on packages
of detergent and launclry aids, especially
warnings and precautions.
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Do not wash or dry items that are soiled with
vegetable or cooking oil. These items may
contain some oil after laundering.
Due to the
remaining oil, the fabric may smoke or catch
fire by itself.
or acids (such as vinegar or rust remover)
in the same wash. Hazardous fumes
can form.
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Unplug power supply cord before attempt-
ing to service your washer.
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Do not machine wash fiberglass materials.
Small particles can stick to fabrics washed
in following loads and cause skin irritation.
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