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Basic Safety Precautions - LG WT5680HVA Owner's Manual

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IMPORTi!,NT
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
5
z_WARNING
For your
safety,
the information
in this manual
must
be followed
to minimize
the risk of fire or explosion,
electric
shock,
or to prevent
property
damage,
injury to persons,
or death,
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
FOR INSTALLATION
z_WARNING
To reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock or injury to persons
when using this appliance,
follow
basic precautions,
including
the following:
o Refer to INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS
for detailed grounding
procedures.
Installation
instructions
are
packed with
the washer
for instaHer's reference.
If the washer
is moved to a new location,
have it checked
and reinstalled
by a qualified
service technician.
Failure to follow
this warning can cause serious injury, fire,
electric shock, or death.
o Do not, under any circumstances,
cut or remove the third (ground)
prong from the power
cord. Failure to
follow this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o For personal
safety, this appliance
must be properly
grounded.
Failure to follow
this warning
can cause seri-
ous injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o The power
cord of this appliance
is equipped
with a 3-prong
(grounding)
plug which
mates with
a standard
3-prong
(grounding)
wall outlet
to minimize
the possibility
of electric
shock from this appliance.
o This washer
must be plugged
into a 120 VAC, 60 Hz grounded
outlet.
Failure to follow this warning
can cause
serious injury, fire, electric shock,
or death.
• Have the wall outlet and circuit
checked
by a qualified
electrician
to make sure the outlet is properly
grounded.
Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious injury, fire, electric shock,
or death.
o Where
a standard
2-prong
wall outlet is encountered,
it is your personal
responsibility
and obligation
to have
it replaced
with a properly
grounded
3-prong
wall outlet.
Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o Do not install on carpet.
Install washer
on a solid floor. Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious
leak
damage.
o Do not remove ground
prong. Do not use an adapter
or extension
cord. Plug into a grounded
3-prong
outlet.
Failure to follow
these warnings
can cause serious injury, fire, electric shock,
or death.
o The washer
should
always be plugged
into its own individual
electrical
outlet
which has a voltage
rating that
matches
the rating plate. This provides
the best performance
and also prevents
overloading
house wiring
circuits
which could cause a fire hazard from overheated
wires.
o Never unplug your washer
by pulling on the power
cord. Always
grip plug firmly
and pull straight
out from the
outlet.
Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o Repair or immediately
replace
all power
cords that have become
frayed or otherwise
damaged.
Do not use
a cord that shows
cracks or abrasion
damage
along its length or at either end. Failure to follow this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o When installing
or moving the washer,
be careful
not to pinch, crush, or damage
the power
cord. Failure to
follow this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o The washer
must be installed and electrically
grounded
by a qualified
service
person
in accordance
with local
codes to prevent shock hazard and assure stability
during operation.
o The washer
is heavy. Two or more
people may be needed to install and move the appliance.
Failure to do so
can result in back or other injury.
o Store and install the washer
where
it will not be exposed
to temperatures
below freezing
or exposed
to
outdoor
weather
conditions.
Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious leak damage.
o Do not install the washer
in humid spaces to reduce
the risk of electric
shock. Failure to follow
this warning
can cause serious
injury, fire, electric
shock, or death.
o To reduce the risk of injury to persons,
adhere to all industry
recommended
safety procedures
including
the
use of long sleeved
gloves and safety glasses.
Failure to follow
all of the safety warnings
in this manual could
result in property
damage,
injury to persons or death.
o Never attempt
to operate this appliance
if it is damaged,
malfunctioning,
partially
disassembled,
or has miss-
ing or broken parts, including
a damaged
cord or plug.
o 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
or cleaning.

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