Important Safety Instructions
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If hot water has not been used
using the washer.
recently (usually 2 weeks or
NEVER wash items cleaned,
longer), hydrogen gases may build
washed, soaked in or spotted with
up in the water heater and the hot
wax, paint, gasoline, or flammable
water pipes. HYDROGEN
fluids in the washer. The fumes
To prevent injury or
can create a FIRE HAZARD
damage, before using your washer,
turn on all hot water faucets and
launder and air dry fabrics contain-
allow water to run for several
ing these materials.
minutes. This will allow gases to
NEVER allow children to operate,
escape. DO NOT smoke or use
play with, or crawl inside the
any open flame near the faucet
washer. Close supervision of
while it is open.
children is necessary when the
You are responsible
washer is used near children.
ing sure that your washer:
When discarding an old washer,
-is installed, repaired, and has
ALWAYS remove the lid to prevent
parts replaced by a qualified
NEVER put your hands into the
-is properly installed and leveled
washer until all motion stops. If the
on a floor that can support the
lid is opened while the basket is
spinning, the basket will automati-
- is connected to the correct 3-
tally stop in a few seconds.
prong outlet, electric supply,
water supply and drain.*
- is properly grounded.'
NEVER use or store flammable
- is properly maintained.*
- is protected from the weather
kerosene) in or near your washer.
and kept where the temperature
DO NOT add flammable fluids to
will not fall below freezing.
the wash water. These substances
*See the Installation Instructions.
give off vapors that can create a
Additional safety instructions and your responsibilities
ALWAYS unplug the power supply
aids and other materials in a cool, dry
cord before attempting to service
place where children can't reach them
- in a locked cabinet if possible.
DO NOT machine wash glass fiber
ALWAYS read and follow instructions
materials. Small particles can stick to
on packages of detergent and laundry
fabrics washed in following loads and
aids - especially warnings and
cause skin irritation.
FUMES can be
You are responsible
sure that your washer:
formed if chlorine bleach is used in
-is used only for jobs normally ex-
the same wash as ammonia or acids
petted of home automatic washers,
such as vinegar or rust remover.
- is not run by children or anyone
unable to operate it properly.