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 appliance.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building.
Clear the room, building
or area of all occupants.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's
phone. Follow the gas suppNer's instructions.
if you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
and service must be performed
by a qualified
installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
for your laundry center. It also
models. Your laundry center may
not have every feature included.
Use the laundry center only as
instructed in this Owner's Guide.
not use or mix liquid chlorine
bleach with other household chemicals such as toilet
cleaners, rust removers, acid or products containing
ammonia. These mixtures can produce dangerous
fumes which can cause serious injury or death.
GAS U_UNDRY CENTERS:
cord with 3-prong
Avoid fire hazard
or electrical shock. Do not use an
adaptor plug or extension cord or
electrical power cord. Failureto follow
this warning can cause serious injury,
fire or death.
/Vote; The instructions
in this Owner's Guide are not meant
to cover every possible condition
sense and caution
Read all instructions
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this laundry center, comply with the basic warnings listed
e Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
Do not wash or dry items that have been previously cleaned in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, cleaning solvents, kerosene,
waxes, etc. Do not store these items on or near the dryer. These substances give off vapors that could ignite or explode.
Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that
could cause a load
to catch fire.
Do not put oily or greasy rags or clothing on top of the laundry center. 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.
To prevent fire, do not use heat to dry items containing plastic, foam rubber or similarly textured rubber-like materials, or items
containing feathers or down. Use Air Fluff (No Heat) only.
Clean the dryer lint screen before or after each load. The interior of the dryer, lint screen housing and exhaust duct should be cleaned
approximately every 18 months by qualified service personnel. An excessive amount of lint build-up in these areas could result in
inefficient drying and possible fire.
See Care and Cleaning.
• Do not operate the dryer if the lint screen is blocked, damaged or missing. Fire hazard, overheating and damage to fabrics can occur.
If your dryer has a drying rack, always replace the lint screen when finished using the drying rack.
• Keep area around the exhaust opening and surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint, dust and dirt.
• Do not obstruct the flow of ventilating air. Do not stack or place laundry or throw rugs against the front or back of the laundry center.
e Do not spray any type of aerosol into, on or near laundry center at any time.
• Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static unless recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric softener or product.
e 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 laundry center.
Do not allow children to play on or in the laundry center. Close supervision of children is necessary when the laundry center 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 laundry center 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 laundry center is removed from service or discarded, remove the washer lid and dryer door to prevent accidental
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious personal injuries.
e To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the laundry center must be installed and electrically grounded by a qualified
service person in accordance with local codes. Installation instructions are packed in the laundry center for the installer's reference. Refer
to INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONSfor detailed grounding procedures. If the laundry center is moved to a new location, have it checked and
reinstalled by a qualified service person.
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