For your safety the information in this manual
must be followed to minimize the risk of fire
or explosion or to prevent property damage,
personal injury or loss of life. Do not store or
use gasoline or other flammable vapors and
liquids in the vicinity of this or any other ap-
Recycle the carton and dispose of the plastic
bags after the washer is unpacked. Children
might use them for play. Cartons covered
with rugs, bedspreads, or plastic sheets can
become airtight chambers causing suffoca-
tion. Place all materials in a garbage contain-
er or make materials inaccessible to children.
ELECTRIC SHOCK HAZARD
Certain internal parts are intentionally not
grounded and may present a risk of electrical
shock if contacted during installation.
Do not contact the following parts while the
appliance is energized:
• Electronic Motor Control
• Drain Pump
• Recirculation Pump
• Drive Motor
EXCESSIVE WEIGHT HAZARD
To avoid back or other injury, have more than
one person move or lift the washer.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE.
Important Safety Instructions
DO NOT INSTALL YOUR WASHER:
1. ...in an area exposed to dripping water or
outside weather conditions. The ambient
temperature should never be below 60° F
(15.6° C) to maximize detergent effective-
2. ...in an area (garage or garage-type build-
ing) where gasoline or other flammables
(including automobiles) are kept or stored.
3. ... on carpet. Floor MUST be solid with
a maximum slope of 1 inch (2.5 cm). To
minimize vibration or movement, reinforce-
ment of the floor may be necessary.
The instructions in this manual and all other
literature included with this washer are not
meant to cover every possible condition and
situation that may occur. Good safe practice
and caution MUST be applied when installing,
operating and maintaining any appliance.
Maximum benefits and enjoyment are achieved
when all the Safety and Operating Instructions
are understood and practiced as a routine with
your laundering tasks.
The electrical service to the washer must con-
form with local codes and ordinances and the
latest edition of the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPA 70, or in Canada, the Canadian
Electrical Code C22.1 part 1.