Winter storage care
To avoid damage, install and store washer/dryer where it will not freeze. Because some water may stay in the hoses, freezing can cause damage. If storing or moving during freezing weather, winterize your washer/dryer.
NOTE: If you will not be using your Load & Go™ Bulk Dispenser for an extended period of time, completely clean out the unit and dispose of all detergent and fabric softener. See "Cleaning the Load & Go™ Bulk Dispenser" under "Cleaning and Maintenance" symptom above.
To winterize your All-in-One Washer and Dryer:
- Shut off the water faucet; disconnect and drain water inlet hose.
- HELPFUL TIP: Attach a reminder note to the washer/dryer to turn the water back on before washer’s next use.
- Put 1 qt. (1 L) of R.V.-type antifreeze in basket and run washer/dryer on RINSE & SPIN cycle for about 30 seconds to mix antifreeze and remaining water.
- Unplug washer/dryer or disconnect power.
Reinstalling and using again:
To reinstall washer/dryer after non-use, vacation, winter storage or moving:
- Refer to Installation Instructions to locate, level, and connect washer/dryer.
- Before using again, run washer/dryer through the following recommended procedure:
- Flush water pipes and hose. Reconnect water inlet hose. Turn on the water faucet.
- Plug in washer/dryer or reconnect power.
- Run washer/dryer through Heavy Duty wash cycle to clean and remove antifreeze, if used.
- Use only HE High Efficiency detergent.
- Use half the manufacturer’s recommended amount for a medium-size load
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