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IMPORTANT
INSTRUCTIONS
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These
Instructions)
&
WARNING
9.
15.
To reduce the risk of fire,
electric shock, serious
Injury or death to persons
when using your washer,
follow these basic
precautions:
1.
Read
all instructions
before
using the
washer.
2. Refer to the GROUNDING
INSTRUCTIONS
in the
INSTALLATION
manual for
the proper grounding
of the
washer.
3. Do not
wash
articles
that
have been previously
cleaned
in, washed in, soaked in,
or spotted with gasoline,
dry-cleaning
solvents,
other
flammable
or explosive
substances
as they give off
vapors
that could ignite or
explode.
4. Do not allow children to play
on or in the
washer.
Close
supervision
of children
is
necessary
when the washer is
used near children.
This is a
safety rule for all appliances.
5. Before the washer
is removed
from service or discarded,
remove the lid to the washing
compartment.
6. Do not reach into the washer
if the washtub
is revolving.
7. Do not install or store the
washer
where
it will
be
exposed
to water and/or
weather.
8. Do not tamper with the
controls.
Do not repair
or
replace
any
part
of the washer, or
attempt
any servicing
unless
specifically
recommended
in
the user-maintenance
instructions
or in published
user-repair
instructions
that
you understand
and have the
skills to carry out.
10.
Y
Do not add gasoline,
dry-cleaning
solvents,
or
other flammable
or
explosive
substances
to the wash
water.
These substances
give
off vapors that could ignite or
explode.
11.
Under
certain
conditions,
hydrogen
gas may be
produced
in
a hot
water
system
that has not been
used for
two
weeks
or more.
HYDROGEN
GAS IS
EXPLOSIVE.
If
the
hot water
system
has not been used for
such a period, before using
a
washing
machine
or
....
combination
washer-dryer,
turn on all hot water faucets
and let the water flow from
each for several
minutes.
This
will release any accumulated
hydrogen gas. THE GAS IS
FLAMMABLE,
DONOT
SMOKE OR USE AN OPEN
FLAME
DURING
THIS TIME.
12. To reduce the risk of an
electric
shock or fire, DO NOT
use an extension
cord or an
adapter to connect the
washer to the electrical
power
source.
13. Use your w_sher
only for its
intended purpose,
washing
clothes.
14.
ALWAYS
disconnect
the
washer
from electrical
supply
before attempting
any service.
Disconnect
the power
cord by
grasping the plug, not the
cord.
16.
17.
18.
19.
Install the
washer
according
to the
INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.
All
connections
for water,
drain,
electrical
power
and
grounding
must comply
with
local codes and be made by
licensed
personnel
when
required.
Do not do it yourself
unless you know how!
20.
To reduce the risk
of
fire,
clothes which
have
traces
of
any
flammable
substances
such as vegetable
oil, cooking
oil, machine oil, flammable
chemicals,
thinner, etc. or
anything
containing
wax or
chemicals
such as in mops
and cleaning cloths,
must not
be put into the washer.
These
flammable
substances
may
cause
the
fabric to catch on
fire by itself.
Do not use fabric
softeners or
products to
eliminate
static
unless recommended
by the
manufacturer
of the fabric
softener
or product.
Keep your washer
in good
condition.
Bumping
or
dropping
the washer can
damage safety features.
If
this occurs,
have your washer
checked by a qualified
serviceman.
Replace
worn
power
cords
and/or loose plugs.
Be sure water connections
have a shut-off valve and that
fill hose connections
are tight.
CLOSE the shut-off
valves at
the
end of
each
wash day.
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