Instructions for cold
Avoid Service Checklist
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common concerns that are not the
result of defective workmanship or materials in this laundry center.
WASHER - NOISE
"Clunking" or gear sounds.
Rattling and clanking noise.
Squealing sound or hot
WASHER - OPERATING
Washer does not start.
If the laundry center is stored in an area where freezing can occur or moved in freezing
temperatures, follow these winterizing instructions to prevent damage to the laundry
1. Turn off water supply faucets.
2. Disconnect hoses from water supply and drain water from hoses.
3. Plug electrical cord into a properly grounded electrical outlet.
4. Add 1 gallon nontoxic recreational vehicle (RV) antifreeze to empty wash tub.
5. Set cycle selector knob at a spin setting. Pull out knob and let washer spin for 1
minute to drain out all water. Not all of the RV antifreeze will be expelled.
6. Push in knob, unplug electrical power cord, dry tub interior, and close lid.
7. Store washer in an upright position.
8. To remove antifreeze from washer after storage, run empty washer through a
complete cycle using detergent. Do not add wash load.
A certain amount of "clunking" or gear
sounds are normal in a heavy-duty
Foreign objects such as coins or safety
pins may be in tub or pump.
Belt buckles and metal fasteners are
hitting wash tub.
Washer is overloaded.
Heavy wash loads may produce a
Laundry center is not resting on a solid,
Shipping bolt and block have not been
removed during installation.
Wash load unevenly distributed in tub.
Electrical power cord may not be plugged
in or connection may be loose.
House fuse blown, circuit breaker tripped,
or a power outage has occurred.
Water supply faucets are not turned on.
This is normal.
Stop washer and check tub. If noise continues after
washer is restarted, objects may be in pump. Call your
To prevent unnecessary noise and damage to tub,
fasten fasteners and turn items inside out.
Do not overload washer. Stop washer and reduce load.
This is usually normal. If sound continues, washer is
probably out of balance. Stop washer and redistribute
Move laundry center so it rests firmly on solid floor.
Additional floor bracing may be needed. Adjust leveling
legs. See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for details.
See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for removing
shipping bolt and block.
Stop washer and rearrange wash load.
Make sure plug fits tightly in wall outlet.
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not increase
fuse capacity. If problem is a circuit overload, have it
corrected by a qualified electrician.
power outage, call local electric company.
Turn on water supply faucets.
If problem is a