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Cleaning the exterior
Use a soft damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills.
Occasionally wipe the outside of your washer to keep it looking
new. Use mild soap and water. Do not use abrasive products.
Cleaning the dispenser drawer
The dispenser drawer is removable for easy cleaning.
1. Unlock the dispenser drawer by pressing the Release Lever
in the oxygen based stain fighter / color-safe bleach
compartment.
See "Using the Dispenser." Remove the
drawer.
2. Remove the inserts (the siphon from the softener and bleach
compartments
and the selector).
3. Wash the parts under running water.
4. Replace the inserts and return the dispenser to the drawer.
Wste
oses
Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the risk of hose
failure. Periodically inspect and replace inlet hoses if bulges,
kinks, cuts, wear, or leaks are found.
When replacing your inlet hoses, record the date of replacement.
Install and store your washer where it will not freeze. Because
some water may stay in the hoses, freezing can damage your
washer. If storing or moving your washer during freezing weather,
winterize it.
Non-use
or vacation
care:
Operate your washer only when you are at home. If you will be on
vacation or not using your washer for an extended period of time,
you should:
Unplug washer or disconnect
power.
Turn off the water supply to the washer. This helps avoid
unintended flooding (due to a water pressure surge) while you
are away.
Slightly open door to provide ventilation.
To winterize
washer:
1. Put 1 qt (1 L) of R.V.-type antifreeze in the drum.
2. Run washer on a Drain & Spin cycle.
3. Unplug washer or disconnect
power.
4. Shut off both water faucets.
5. Disconnect
water inlet hoses from faucets and drain.
To use washer
again:
1. Flush water pipes. Reconnect water inlet hoses to faucets.
Turn on both water faucets.
Electrical
Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground
prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension
cord.
Failure to follow
these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical
shock.
2. Plug in washer or reconnect power.
3. Run the washer through the Express Wash cycle with W the
manufacturer's
recommended
amount of HE detergent for a
medium-size
load, to clean the washer and remove the
antifreeze, if used.
To transport
the washer:
1. If washer will be moved during freezing weather, put in 1 qt
(1 L) of R.V.-type antifreeze in the drum. Run washer on a
Drain & Spin cycle.
2. Unplug the power cord.
3. Disconnect
the drain hose from the drain system and attach
to rear panel clips.
4. Shut off both water faucets.
5. Disconnect
the water inlet hoses from faucets, then drain the
hoses and clip them to the rear panel of the washer.
IMPORTANT: Call for service. Do not reuse transport bolts.
Washer must be transported
in the upright position. To avoid
suspension and structural damage to your washer, it must be
properly set up for relocation by a certified technician.
Reinstalling
the washer
1. Follow the "Installation
Instructions"
to locate, level, and
connect the washer.
2. Run the washer through the Express Wash cycle with W the
manufacturer's
recommended
amount of HE detergent for a
medium-size
load, to clean the washer and remove the
antifreeze, if used.
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