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Installation Instructions; Remove Transport System; Connect The Inlet Hoses - KitchenAid KHWS02RWH - Ensemble Washer 12 Automatic Cycles 3.8 cu. Ft Use And Care Manual

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To minimize possible shock hazard, the cord must be
plugged into a mating, 3 prong, grounding-type outlet,
grounded in accordance with local codes and ordinances. If a
mating outlet is not available, it is the personal responsibility
and obligation of the customer to have the properly grounded
outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure the
washer is properly grounded.
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or ground circuit.

Remove Transport System

Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install washer.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
IMPORTANT: Position the washer so that the rear of the unit is
within approximately 3 ft (90 cm) of the final location.
There are 4 bolts in the rear panel of the washer that support the
suspension system during transportation. These bolts also retain
the power cord inside the washer until the bolts are removed.
1. Using a 13 mm wrench, loosen each of the bolts.


For a grounded, cord-connected washer:
This washer must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction
or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical
shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric
current. This washer is equipped with a cord having an
equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The
plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is
properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local
codes and ordinances.
Improper connection of the equipment-
grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock.
Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are in
doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded.
Do not modify the plug provided with the appliance – if it will
not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified
For a permanently connected washer:
This washer must be connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system, or an equipment grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and
connected to the equipment-grounding terminal or lead on
the appliance.
2. Once the bolt is loose, move it to the center of the hole and
completely pull out the bolt, including the plastic spacer
covering the bolt. The power cord will be attached to all
4 bolts inside the washer.
3. Once all 4 bolts are removed, pull the power cord through the
opening of the rear panel and close the hole with the attached
4. Close the bolt holes with the 4 transport bolt hole plugs.
NOTE: If the washer is to be transported at a later date, call your
local service center. To prevent suspension and structural
damage, your machine must be properly set up for relocation by
a certified technician.

Connect the Inlet Hoses

Make sure the washer drum is empty.
1. Attach the hose with the red coupling to the Hot (left) inlet
valve. Screw on the coupling by hand until it is seated on the
washer. Attaching the red coupling first makes it easier to
tighten the connection with pilers. Using pliers, tighten the

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