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Installation Instructions - Kenmore HE5T STEAM 4771 Use & Care Manual

Front-loading automatic washer


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Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded
3 prong outlet.
Do not remove ground
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension
Failure to follow
these instructions can result in death,
fire, or electrical
A 120 volt, 60 Hz., AC only, 15- or 20-amp, fused electrical
supply is required. A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is
It is recommended
that a separate circuit
serving only this appliance be provided.
This washer is equipped with a power supply cord having a
3 prong grounding plug.
To minimize possible shock hazard, the cord must be plugged
into a mating, grounded 3 prong outlet, grounded in accordance
with local codes and ordinances. If a mating outlet is not
available, it is the personal responsibility and obligation of the
customer to have the properly grounded outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
that a qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
Do not ground to a gas pipe.
Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure the
washer is properly grounded.
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or ground circuit.
For a grounded, cord=connected washer:
This washer must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction
or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical
shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric
current. This washer is equipped with a cord having an
conductor and a grounding plug. The
plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is
properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local
codes and ordinances.
Improper connection of the equipment-
grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock.
Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are in
doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded.
Do not modify the plug provided with the appliance - if it will
not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified
For a permanently
connected washer:
This washer must be connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system, or an equipment grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and
connected to the equipment-grounding
terminal or lead on
the appliance.
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install washer.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
Position the washer so that the rear of the washer
is within approximately
3 ft (90 cm) of its final location.
There are 4 bolts in the rear panel of the washer that support the
suspension system during transportation.
These bolts also retain
the power cord inside the washer until the bolts are removed.

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