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Winter Storage Care

 

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Winter storage care

IMPORTANT:  

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:

  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  2. Unplug washer/dryer or disconnect power.

Reinstalling and using again:

To reinstall washer/dryer after non-use, vacation, winter storage or moving:

  1. Refer to Installation Instructions to locate, level, and connect washer/dryer.
  2. 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

If you would like to download or view product literature for your appliance, please visit our Manuals and Literature page.

 

 

 

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