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Kenmore 4900 series Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions page 10

Front-loading automatic washer
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Clear water lines
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Run water through both faucets and inlet hoses, into a
laundry tub, drainpipe or bucket, to get rid of particles in the
water lines that might clog the inlet valve screens.
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Check the temperature
of the water to make sure that the hot
water hose is connected
to the hot water faucet and that the
cold water hose is connected
to the cold water faucet.
Connect the inlet hoses to the washer
1,
2,
3,
H. Hot water inlet
C. Cold water inlet
Attach the hot water hose to the washer's
hot (H) water inlet
valve. Screw on coupling
by hand until it is seated on the
washer.
Attach the cold water hose to the washer's
cold (C) water
faucet. Screw on coupling
by hand until it is seated on the
washer.
Using pliers, tighten the couplings
with an additional
two-
thirds turn.
NOTE: Do not overtighten.
Damage to the coupling
can
result.
4. Turn on the water faucets completely
and check for leaks.
NOTE: Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the
risk of hose failure. Record hose installation or replacement
dates on the hoses for future reference.
Periodically
inspect and replace hoses if bulges, kinks, cuts,
wear, or leaks are found.
Proper routing of the drain hose protects your floors from
damage due to water leakage. Read and follow these
instructions.
Remove drain hose fTom the washer
Gently pull the corrugated drain hose from the shipping clips.
Laundry
tub drain or standpipe
drain
Connect the drain hose form to the corrugated
drain hose.
A
B
A.
Snap either end of the drain hose form to the drain
hose at the point where the corrugation
begins.
B. Bend drain hose over drain hose form and snap into
place.
To keep drain water from going back into the washer:
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Do not straighten
the drain hose, and do not force excess
drain hose into standpipe.
Hose should be secure, but loose
enough to provide a gap for air.
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Do not lay excess hose on the bottom
of the laundry tub.
Floor drain
You may need additional
parts. See Floor drain under "Tools and
Parts."
Part no. for hose extension
DC97-15273A
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