Installation Requirements; Electrical System Requirements; Grounding Requirements; Water Supply Requirements - Electrolux 134700400 Installation Instructions Manual

Electrolux front-load washer installation instructions
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Installation Requirements

Electrical system requirements

CIRCUIT - Individual, properly polarized and
grounded 15 amp. branch circuit fused with 15
amp. time delay fuse or circuit breaker.
POWER SUPPLY - 2 wire, with ground, 120 volt
single phase, 60 Hz, Alternating Current.
Because of potentially inconsistent voltage
capabilities, the use of this washer with power
created by gas powered generators, solar
powered generators, wind powered generators
or any other generator other than the local utility
company is not recommended.
OUTLET RECEPTACLE - Properly grounded
3-prong receptacle to be located so the power
supply cord is accessible when the washer is in
an installed position.
Grounding type
wall receptacle
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug
GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) receptacle is not

Grounding requirements

Improper connection of the equipment grounding
conductor can result in a risk of electrical shock.
Check with a licensed electrician if you are in
doubt as to whether the appliance is properly
The washer MUST be grounded. In the event
of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will
reduce the risk of electrical shock by a path of
least resistance for electrical current.
Since your washer is equipped with a power
Do not, under
any circumstances,
cut, remove,
or bypass the
grounding prong.
supply cord having an equipment-grounding
conductor and a grounding plug, the plug
MUST be plugged into an appropriate, copper
wired receptacle that is properly installed and
grounded in accordance with all local codes and
ordinances or in the absence of local codes,
with the National Electrical Codes, ANSI/NFPA
70 (latest edition). If in doubt, call a licensed
electrician. DO NOT cut off or alter the grounding
prong on the power supply cord. In situations
where a two-slot receptacle is present, it is
the owner's responsibility to have a licensed
electrician replace it with a properly grounded
three prong grounding type receptacle.

Water supply requirements

Hot and cold water faucets MUST be installed
within 42 inches (107 cm) of your washer's water
inlet. The faucets MUST be 3/4 inch (1.9 cm) with
threading for laundry hose connection. Water pres-
sure MUST be between 30 and 120 psi. Pressure
difference between hot and cold cannot be more
than 10 psi. Your water department can advise you
of your water pressure.

Drain system requirements

Drain capable of eliminating 17 gals (64.3 L) per
A standpipe diameter of 1-1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
The standpipe height above the floor should be:
Minimum height: 24 in. (61 cm)
Maximum height: 96 in. (244 cm)
Drain hose attached to the washer can reach a 79
in. (201 cm) high standpipe. For higher standpipe,
use hose P/N 137098000, available from an
authorized parts distributor.

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