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Important Safety Instructions - Frigidaire 134609000A Use And Care Manual

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This Use and Care Guide provides
general operating instructions for
your washer. It also contains
information about features for
several other models. Your
washer may not have every
feature included here.
Use the washer only as instructed
in this Use and Care Guide and
the Operating Instructions
included with your washer.
Pedestal
A pedestal accessory, Model No. APWD15W, specifically designed for this washer may be used when elevating the washer for ease of use. Failure
to use accessories certified by the manufacturer could result in personal injury, property damage or damage to the washer.

Important Safety Instructions

Read all instructions before using this washer.
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this washer, comply with the basic warnings
listed below.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
Prevent Fire
Do not wash items that have been previously cleaned in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, cleaning solvents, kerosene,
cooking oils, waxes, etc. Do not store these items on or near the washer. These substances give off vapors or chemical reactions that
could ignite or explode.
Do not put oily or greasy rags or clothing on top of the washer. These substances give off vapors that could ignite the
materials.
Do not add gasoline, 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 EXPLOSIVE. If the hot water system has not been used for such a period, before using the washer, turn on
all hot water faucets and let the water flow from each for several minutes. This will release any accumulated hydrogen gas. Hydrogen
gas is flammable; do not smoke or use an open flame during this time.
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors or liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in fire, explosion, serious bodily injury and/or damage to the rubber or plastic
parts of the washer.
Protect Children
Do not allow children to play on or in the washer. Close supervision of children is necessary when the washer is used near
children. As children grow, teach them the proper, safe use of all appliances.
Destroy the carton, plastic bag and other packing materials after the washer is unpacked. Children might use them for play.
Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads or plastic sheets can become airtight chambers.
Keep laundry products out of children's reach. To prevent personal injury, observe all warnings on product labels.
Before the washer is removed from service or discarded, remove the washer door to prevent accidental entrapment.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
Prevent Injury
To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the washer must be installed and electrically grounded by a
qualified service person in accordance with local codes. Installation instructions are packed in the washer for installer's reference. Refer
to INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for detailed grounding procedures. If the washer is moved to a new location, have it checked and
reinstalled by a qualified service person.
To prevent personal injury or damage to the washer, the electrical power cord of the washer must be plugged into a
properly grounded and polarized 3-prong outlet. The third grounding prong must never be removed. Never ground the washer
to a gas pipe. Do not use an extension cord or an adaptor plug.
Follow package directions when using laundry products. Incorrect usage can produce poisonous gas--resulting in serious
injury or death.
Do not combine laundry products for use in 1 load unless specified on the label.
Do not mix chlorine bleach with ammonia or acids such as vinegar.
To prevent serious personal injury and damage to the washer:
All repairs and servicing must be performed by an authorized servicer unless specifically recommended in this Owner's Guide.
Use only authorized factory parts.
Do not tamper with controls.
Do not install or store the washer where it will be exposed to the weather.
Do not install on carpet. Install washer on a solid floor. It may be necessary to reinforce the floor to prevent vibration or movement.
To reduce the risk of electric shock, disconnect this appliance from the power supply before attempting any user
maintenance. Turning the controls to the OFF position does not disconnect this appliance from the power supply.
To prevent injury, do not reach into the washer while parts are moving. Before loading, unloading or adding items, push in
the cycle selector knob and allow the drum to coast to a complete stop before reaching inside.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
This washer is equipped with an electrical overload protector. The motor will stop if it becomes overheated. The washer will
automatically restart after a cool down period of up to 30 minutes, if the washer has not been manually turned off during this time.
Your safety and the safety of others is very
important.
We have provided many important safety messages
in the Use and Care Guide, Operating Instructions,
Installation Instructions and on your appliance.
Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts
you to hazards that can kill or hurt you or others. All
safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert
symbol and the word "DANGER" or "WARNING".
These words mean:
DANGER
you don't follow instructions.
you don't follow instructions.
All safety messages will identify the hazard, tell
you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell
you what can happen if the instructions are not
followed.
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You will be killed or seriously injured if
You can be killed or seriously injured if
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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