To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons
when using your appliance, follow basic precautions, including
the following sections.
• Use this appliance only for its
intended purpose as described
in this Owner's Manual.
— Properly ground to conform
with all governing codes and
ordinances. Follow details in
— Install or store where it will not
be exposed to temperatures
below freezing or exposed to the
• Do not repair or replace any
part of the appliance or attempt
any servicing unless specifically
recommended in this Owner's
Manual or in published user-
repair instructions that you
understand and have the skills
to carry out.
• If the supply cord is damaged,
it must be replaced by the
manufacturer or its service agent
or a similarly qualified person in
order to avoid a hazard.
• Do not tamper with the controls.
• Never reach into the washer
while it is moving.
• Close supervision is necessary
if this appliance is used by or
near children or infirm persons.
Do not allow children to play
inside, on or with this appliance
or any discarded appliance.
Dispose of discarded appliances
and shipping/packing materials
properly. Before discarding
a washer, or removing from
service, remove the washer lid.
• Do not wash or dry articles that
have been cleaned in, washed in,
soaked in, or spotted with
combustible or explosive
substances (such as wax, oil,
paint, gasoline, degreasers, dry-
cleaning solvents, kerosene, etc.)
which may ignite or explode. Do
not add these substances to the
wash water. Do not use these
substances around your washer
and/or dryer during operation.
• To minimize the possibility
of electric shock, unplug this
appliance from the power supply
or disconnect the washer at the
household distribution panel by
removing the fuse or switching
off the circuit breaker before
attempting any maintenance
• NOTE: Turning the Cycle
Selector knob to an off position
does NOT disconnect the
appliance from the power supply.