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Kenmore HE5T STEAM 4771 Use & Care Manual page 9

Front-loading automatic washer
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Using a 13 mm wrench, loosen each of the bolts.
Once the bolt is loose, move it to the center of the hole and
completely
pull out the bolt, including the plastic spacer
covering the bolt.
3. Once all 4 bolts are removed, discard the bolts and spacers.
Then pull the power cord through the opening of the rear
panel and close the hole with the attached cap.
4. Close the bolt holes with the 4 transport bolt hole plugs.
NOTE: If the washer is to be transported at a later date, call your
local service center. To avoid suspension and structural damage to
your washer, it must be properly set up for relocation by a certified
technician.
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Insert new flat washers (supplied) into each end of the inlet
hoses. Firmly seat the washers in the couplings.
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B
A. Coupling
B. Washer
2. Make sure the washer drum is empty.
3. Attach the hose with the red color indicator to the Hot (left)
inlet valve. Attaching the red coupling first makes it easier to
tighten connection with pliers. Screw on coupling by hand
until it is seated on the washer.
4. Attach the hose with the blue color indicator to the Cold
(right) water inlet valve. Screw on coupling by hand until
it is seated on the washer.
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6.
H. Hot water inlet
C. Cold water inlet
Using pliers, check the tightness of the hose couplings
already attached to the washer.
NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling
can result.
Attach hot water hose to the hot water faucet. Screw on
coupling by hand until it is seated on the washer.
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Attach cold water hose to the cold 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.
Turn on the water faucets 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 from washer cabinet
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. 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:
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.
Do not lay excess hose on the bottom of the laundry tub.
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