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Washer Safety - Whirlpool 3955876 Use And Care Manual

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Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety
messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
DANGER
WARNING
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can
happen if the instructions are not followed.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the washer, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using the washer.
Do not wash articles that have been previously cleaned
in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-
cleaning solvents, 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
If the hot water system has not been used for such a
period, before using the washing machine, turn on all hot
water faucets and let the water flow from each for sever-
al minutes. This will release any accumulated hydrogen
gas. As the gas is flammable, do not smoke or use an
open flame during this time.

WASHER SAFETY

You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Do not allow children to play on or in the washer. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the washer is used
near children.
Before the washer is removed from service or
remove the door or lid.
Do not reach into the washer if the drum, tub or agitator is
moving.
Do not install or store the washer where it will be exposed to
the weather.
Do not tamper with controls.
Do not repair or replace any part of the washer or attempt any
EXPLOSIVE.
servicing unless specifically recommended in this manual or in
published user-repair instructions that you understand and
have the skills to carry out.
See "Electrical Requirements" for grounding instructions.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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