Location of washer 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.
If a longer drain hose is needed, use drain hose extension kit (Part No. 285702). If drain hose must be shortened, use drain hose kit (Part No. 285442). All kits are available from Whirlpool-authorized parts distributors. Laundry tub drain system: Needs a 76-liter (20-gallon) laundry tub.
If codes permit and a separate earthing wire is used, it is recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the earthing path is adequate. 120-volts, 60-Hz, AC-only, 15- or 20-ampere, fused electrical supply is required. Time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended.
Preparation SLIDE WASHER ONTO CARDBOARD OR HARDBOARD BEFORE MOVING ACROSS FLOOR. Move washer close to its final location. Read, then remove the label (E) that covers the power supply cord. Remove shipping strap (A). Completely remove the shipping strap with 2 cotter pins (B) from the inside of the washer.
1/4" (0.64 cm) cold Drain hose connection IMPORTANT: THIS PROCEDURE MUST BE FOLLOWED TO ASSURE PROPER INSTALLATION. To prevent the drain hose from coming off or leaking, it must be installed per the following instructions. • Wet the inside end of the drain hose (A) with tap water. DO NOT USE ANY OTHER LUBRICANT.
Stack two corner posts (A) on top of each other. Tilt washer backwards and slide corner posts under washer 7.6 cm (3 inches) from each side of washer as shown. 1.3 cm (1/2") Screw nut (B) down on legs to within 1.3 cm (1/2 inch) of base (C).
Read the Use and Care Guide. Start the washer and allow it to complete the regular cycle. Congratulations! You have successfully installed your new Whirlpool washer. To get the most efficient use from your new washer, read your Use and Care Guide.