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Optional tools:

Parts supplied:

NOTE: All parts supplied for installation are in cardboard insert in the top of the washer.


Select proper location for your washer to improve performance and minimize noise and possible “washer walk”. Install your washer in a basement. laundry room. closet. or recessed area.

(1067 mm)

(686 mm) 271/2" (699 mm)

Parts needed: (Not supplied with washer)

To order. please refer to toll-free phone numbers on back page of your Use and Care Guide.

(2 pack) n 8212487RP 5 ft. (1.5 m) Nylon braided inlet hose (2 pack) n 8212638RP 6 ft. (1.8 m) Nylon braided inlet hose. space

(2 pack) n 8212637RP 6 ft. (1.8 m) Inlet hose. Black EPDM. space

(2 pack)

Alternate parts: (Not supplied with washer)

Your installation may require additional parts. To order. please refer to toll-free numbers on back page of your Use and Care Guide.

If you have: You will need:

Overhead sewer Standard 20 gal. (76 L) 39" (990 mm)

1" (25 mm) standpipe 2" (51 mm) diameter to 1" (25 mm)

Part Number 3363920

Connector Kit Part Number 285835

Drain hose too short Extension Drain Hose Part

Number 285863

Connector Kit Part Number 285835

Lint clogged drain Drain Protector Part Number 367031

Connector Kit Part Number 285835


Tools and Parts Gather required tools and parts before starting installation.

4" min (102 mm)

Wood block

Adjustable or open end wrench 9/16" (14 mm)

Ruler or measuring tape


Inlet hoses with flat washers

Pliers that open to 13⁄4" (44.5 mm)

Flashlight Bucket

Drain hose with clamp.

U-form. and cable tie

Tools needed:

(1092 mm)

You will need:

IMPORTANT: Do not install. store. or operate washer where it will be exposed to weather or in temperatures below 32° F (0° C).

Water remaining in washer after use may cause damage in low temperatures. See “Washer Care” in your Use and Care Guide for winterizing information.

Proper installation is your responsibility.

Recessed area or closet installation

Dimensions show recommended spacing allowed. except for closet door ventilation openings which are minimum required.

This washer has been tested for installation with spacing of 0" (0 mm) clearance on the sides. Consider allowing more space for ease of installation and servicing. and spacing for companion appliances and clearances for walls. doors. and floor moldings.

Add spacing of 1" (25 mm) on all sides of washer to reduce noise transfer. If a closet door or louvered door is installed. top and bottom air openings in door are required.

(76 mm)

(76 mm)

24 in.2 (155 cm2)

48 in.2 (310 cm2)

(432 mm)

(25 mm)

(25 mm)

(126 mm)

14" max. (356 mm)

DRAIN SYSTEM Drain system can be installed using a floor drain. wall standpipe. floor standpipe. or laundry tub. Select method you need.

Minimum diameter for a standpipe drain: 2" (51 mm). Minimum carry-away capacity: 17 gal. (64 L) per minute. Top of standpipe must be at least 39" (990 mm) high; install no higher than 96" (2.44 m) from bottom of washer. If you must install higher than 96" (2.44 m). you will need a sump pump system.

It is the responsibility of the installer to install and secure the drain hose into the provided plumbing/drain in a manner that will avoid the drain hose coming out of or leaking from the plumbing/drain.

Wall standpipe drain system

Laundry tub drain system

Minimum capacity: 20 gal. (76 L). Top of laundry tub must be at least 39" (990 mm) above floor; install no higher than 96" (2.44 m) from bottom of washer.

IMPORTANT: To avoid siphoning. no more than 4.5" (114 mm) of drain hose should be inside standpipe or below the top of wash tub. Secure drain hose with cable tie.

Floor drain system

Floor drain system requires a Siphon Break Kit (Part Number 285834). 2 Connector Kits (Part Number 285835). and an Extension Drain Hose (Part Number 285863) that may be purchased separately. To order. please see toll-free phone numbers in your Use and Care Guide. Minimum siphon break: 28" (710 mm) from bottom of washer. (Additional hoses may be needed.)

Floor standpipe drain system

4.5" (114 mm)

(990 mm)

4.5" (114 mm)

(990 mm)

4.5" (114 mm)

See requirements for floor standpipe drain system.


Before you start: remove shipping materials

It is necessary to remove all shipping materials for proper operation and to avoid excessive noise from washer.

Move washer to within 4 ft (1.2 m) of its final location; it must be in a fully upright position.

NOTE: To avoid floor damage. set washer onto cardboard before moving it and make sure lid is taped shut.

To avoid damaging floor. place cardboard supports from shipping carton on floor behind washer. Tip washer back and place on cardboard supports. Remove shipping base. Set washer upright.

IMPORTANT: Removing shipping base is necessary for proper operation. If your washer includes a sound shield. please refer to the instructions included with the sound shield to install it at this time.


1. Move washer

(1.2 m)

2. Remove shipping base

Remove tape from washer lid. open lid and remove cardboard packing tray from tub. Be sure to remove all parts from tray.

NOTE: Keep tray in case you need to move washer later.

Firmly grasp power cord plug and pull to free from rear panel.

Gently place power cord over console to allow free access to back of washer.


Place hose into standpipe (shown in picture) or over side of laundry tub.

IMPORTANT: 4.5" (114 mm) of drain hose should be inside standpipe; do not force excess hose into standpipe or lay on bottom of laundry tub. Drain hose form must be used.

3. Remove packing tray from tub

4. Free power cord

6. Place drain hose in standpipe

4.5" (114 mm)

Drain hose form

Remove the red plastic plug from the black drain port on the back of the washer.

If clamp is not already in place on elbow end of drain hose. slide it over end as shown. Squeeze clamp with pliers and slide black elbow end of drain hose onto black drain port and secure with clamp.

For a laundry tub or standpipe drain. go to step 6.

For a floor drain. remove the preinstalled drain hose form as shown in Step 7. You may need additional parts with separate directions. See “Tools and Parts”.

5. Attach drain hose to drain port

Run water for a few seconds through hoses into a laundry tub. drainpipe. or bucket to avoid clogs. Water should run until clear.

Make note of which hose is connected to hot water to help in attaching hoses to washer correctly.

Attach hot water hose to hot water inlet valve marked with a red ring. Screw coupling by hand until it is snug. Use pliers to tighten couplings an additional two-thirds turn. Repeat with cold water inlet valve.

IMPORTANT: To reduce risk of hose failure. replace the hoses every 5 years. Record hose installation or replacement dates for future reference.

Turn on water faucets to check for leaks. A small amount of water may enter washer. It will drain later.


Washer must be connected to water faucets with new inlet hoses with flat washers (not provided). Do not use old hoses.

NOTE: Both hoses must be attached and have water flowing to inlet valves. If you are only connecting to a cold water faucet. you must use a Y-adapter (not provided).

Attach hose to hot water faucet. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated on washer. Use pliers to tighten couplings an additional two-thirds turn. Repeat this step with second hose for cold water faucet.

IMPORTANT: Do not overtighten or use tape or sealants on valve when attaching to faucets or washer. Damage can result.

For floor drain installations. you will need to remove the drain hose form from the end of the drain hose. You may need additional parts with separate directions. See “Tools and Parts”.

7. Remove drain hose form (floor drain installations only)

8. Connect inlet hoses to water faucets

10. Connect inlet hoses to washer

11. Check for leaks

9. Clear water lines

Secure drain hose to laundry tub leg. drain standpipe. or inlet hoses for wall standpipe with cable tie.


IMPORTANT: Level washer properly to reduce excess noise and vibration.

Move the washer to its final location. Place a level on top edges of washer. Use side seam as a guide to check levelness of sides. Check levelness of front using lid. as shown. Rock washer back and forth to make sure all four feet make solid contact with floor. If washer is level. skip to step 15. (on models with metal feet) or step 16 (on models with plastic feet).

13. Check levelness of washer

Place level here

Place level here

Not Level LEVEL Not Level

12. Secure drain hose


(114 mm)

4.5" (114 mm)

4.5" (114 mm) 4.5"

(113 mm)

4.5" (114 mm)

Laundry Tub Standpipe Wall

If washer is not level: On models with metal feet. use a 9/16" or 14 mm open-end or adjustable wrench to turn jam nuts clockwise on feet until they are about 1/2" (13 mm) from the washer cabinet. Then turn the leveling foot clockwise to lower the washer or counterclockwise to raise the washer.

On models with plastic feet. use adjustable pliers to turn the plastic leveling foot counterclockwise to lower the washer or clockwise to raise the washer. On all models. recheck levelness of washer and repeat as needed.

HELPFUL TIP: You may want to prop up front of washer about 4" (102 mm) with a wood block or similar object that will support weight of washer.

On models with metal feet. when washer is level. use a 9/16" or 14 mm open-end or adjustable wrench to turn jam nuts counterclockwise on leveling feet tightly against washer cabinet.

HELPFUL TIP: You may want to prop washer with wooden block.

15. Tighten leveling feet

Jam nut

14. Adjust leveling feet

Jam nut

Models with metal feet

Models with plastic feet

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