Download Print this page

Installation Requirements; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - Maytag 120-volt Installation Instructions Manual

Commercial washer
Hide thumbs


To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the washer, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using the washer.
Do not wash articles that have been previously cleaned
in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline,
dry-cleaning solvents, other flammable, or explosive
substances as they give off vapors that could ignite or
Do not add gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, or other
flammable, or explosive substances to the wash water.
These substances give off vapors that could ignite or
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 washing
machine, turn on all hot water faucets and let the water
flow from each for several minutes. This will release
any accumulated hydrogen gas. As the gas is
flammable, do not smoke or use an open flame during
this time.

Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Tools needed
Utility knife
8" or 10" adjustable wrench
Flat-blade screwdriver
Parts supplied
Remove parts bag from washer. Check that all parts were
1 hose clamp
2 inlet hoses
4 flat water hose washers
2 front-leveling legs with nuts
1 drain hose


Do not allow children to play on or in the washer. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the washer is used
near children.
Before the washer is removed from service or discarded,
remove the door or lid.
Do not reach into the washer if the drum, tub or agitator is
Do not install or store the washer where it will be exposed to
the weather.
Do not tamper with controls.
Do not repair or replace any part of the washer or attempt any
servicing unless specifically recommended in this manual or in
published user-repair instructions that you understand and
have the skills to carry out.
See "Electrical Requirements" for grounding instructions.

Location Requirements

IMPORTANT: Do not install or store the washer where it will be
exposed to the weather. Do not store or operate the washer in
temperatures at or below 32°F (0°C). Some water can remain in
the washer and can cause damage in low temperatures.
Proper installation is your responsibility.
You will need:
A water heater set to deliver 120°F (49°C) water to the washer.
A grounded electrical outlet located within 4 ft (1.2 m) of where
the power cord is attached to the back of the washer.
See "Electrical Requirements."
Hot and cold water faucets located within 4 ft (1.2 m) of the
back of the washer, and provide water pressure of 10-100 psi
(69-690 kPa). A pressure reduction valve should be used in
the supply line where inlet pressure entering the building
exceeds 100 psi (690 kPa) to prevent damage to the washer
mixing valve.
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire
A sturdy floor to support the washer weight (washer, water
and load) of 315 lbs (143 kgs).
A 12" (30 cm) minimum riser to provide an air cushion and
prevent noise and damage to valves for a single washer
A floor drain should be provided under the bulkhead.
Prefabricated bulkheads with electrical outlets, water supply
lines and drain facilities should be used only where local
codes permit.
NOTE: Front access to the pump area is available by removing
2 clips under the console area and removing the top and
cabinet assembly.



  Related Manuals for Maytag 120-volt