Electrolux 137098000 Operating instructions

Electrolux 137098000 Operating instructions
Installation Instructions
Electrolux Front-Load Washer
Instrucciones de Instalacion
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Instructions d’installation
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Finding Information
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Table of contents
Finding information.......................................................... 2
SAFETY........................................................................... 3
• Pre-installation requirements....................................... 3
Installation requirements.............................................. 4-9
• Electrical system requirements.................................... 4
• Grounding requirements.............................................. 4
• Water supply requirements.......................................... 4
• Drain system requirements.......................................... 4
• Clearance requirements.............................................. 5
• Installed dimensions.................................................... 6
Unpacking washer........................................................ 7-8
• Removing foam packaging.......................................... 7
©2008 Electrolux Major Appliances
• Removing shipping hardware...................................... 8
• Installing hole plugs..................................................... 8
Installation instructions............................................... 9-12
• Leveling your washer................................................... 9
• Connecting inlet water............................................... 10
• Connecting drain & electrical ................................... 11
• Performing installation cycle..................................... 12
Reversing door......................................................... 13-18
Options.......................................................................... 19
• Accessories............................................................... 19
• Replacement parts.................................................... 19
Notes............................................................................. 20
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Safety
Important Safety Instructions
WARNING
Recognize safety symbols, words and
labels
FIRE HAZARD
For your safety the information in this manual
must be followed to minimize the risk of fire
or explosion or to prevent property damage,
personal injury or loss of life. Do not store or use
gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in
the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Safety items throughout this manual are labeled
with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk
type as described below:
This symbol alerts you to
situations that may cause
serious body harm, death
or property damage.
This symbol alerts you to
situations that may cause
bodily injury or property
damage.
NOTE
The electrical service to the washer must
conform with local codes and ordinances and
the latest edition of the National Electrical Code,
ANSI/NFPA 70, or in Canada, the Canadian
electrical code C22.1 part 1.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use
any phone in your building.
• Clear the room, building or area of all occupants.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the
fire department.
WARNING
SUFFOCATION HAZARD
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after the
washer is unpacked. Children might use them
for play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads,
or plastic sheets can become airtight chambers
causing suffocation. Place all materials
in a garbage container or make materials
inaccessible to children.
IMPORTANT
The instructions in this manual and all other
literature included with this washer are not meant
to cover every possible condition and situation
that may occur. Good safe practice and caution
MUST be applied when installing, operating and
maintaining any appliance.
Maximum benefits and enjoyment are achieved
when all the Safety and Operating Instructions
are understood and practiced as a routine with
your laundering tasks.
CAUTION
Save these instructions
for future reference.
EXCESSIVE WEIGHT HAZARD
To avoid back or other injury, have more than one
person move or lift the washer.
Pre-installation requirements
Tools and materials needed for installation:
OR
Universal wrench
supplied with
washer
OR
Adjustable
wrench
OR
3/8” or 10 mm
box wrench
AND
Ratchet and
socket set
AND
Adjustable
pliers
Carpenter’s level
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Installation Requirements
Electrical system requirements
CIRCUIT - Individual, properly polarized and
grounded 15 amp. branch circuit fused with 15
amp. time delay fuse or circuit breaker.
POWER SUPPLY - 2 wire, with ground, 120 volt
single phase, 60 Hz, Alternating Current.
NOTE
Because of potentially inconsistent voltage
capabilities, the use of this washer with power
created by gas powered generators, solar
powered generators, wind powered generators
or any other generator other than the local utility
company is not recommended.
OUTLET RECEPTACLE - Properly grounded
3-prong receptacle to be located so the power
supply cord is accessible when the washer is in
an installed position.
Grounding type
wall receptacle
Do not, under
any circumstances,
cut, remove,
or bypass the
grounding prong.
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug
NOTE
supply cord having an equipment-grounding
conductor and a grounding plug, the plug
MUST be plugged into an appropriate, copper
wired receptacle that is properly installed and
grounded in accordance with all local codes and
ordinances or in the absence of local codes,
with the National Electrical Codes, ANSI/NFPA
70 (latest edition). If in doubt, call a licensed
electrician. DO NOT cut off or alter the grounding
prong on the power supply cord. In situations
where a two-slot receptacle is present, it is
the owner’s responsibility to have a licensed
electrician replace it with a properly grounded
three prong grounding type receptacle.
Water supply requirements
Hot and cold water faucets MUST be installed
within 42 inches (107 cm) of your washer’s water
inlet. The faucets MUST be 3/4 inch (1.9 cm) with
threading for laundry hose connection. Water pressure MUST be between 30 and 120 psi. Pressure
difference between hot and cold cannot be more
than 10 psi. Your water department can advise you
of your water pressure.
Drain system requirements
1. Drain capable of eliminating 17 gals (64.3 L) per
minute.
2. A standpipe diameter of 1-1/4 in. (3.18 cm)
minimum.
3. The standpipe height above the floor should be:
Minimum height: 24 in. (61 cm)
Maximum height: 96 in. (244 cm)
GFI (Ground Fault Interrupter) receptacle is not
required.
Grounding requirements
WARNING
96”
(244cm)
max.
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD
Improper connection of the equipment grounding
conductor can result in a risk of electrical shock.
Check with a licensed electrician if you are in
doubt as to whether the appliance is properly
grounded.
1. The washer MUST be grounded. In the event
of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will
reduce the risk of electrical shock by a path of
least resistance for electrical current.
2. Since your washer is equipped with a power
24”
(61cm)
min.
NOTE
Drain hose attached to the washer can reach a 79
in. (201 cm) high standpipe. For higher standpipe,
use hose P/N 137098000, available from an
authorized parts distributor.
Installation Requirements
Clearance requirements
IMPORTANT
MINIMUM INSTALLATION CLEARANCES - Inches (cm)
DO NOT INSTALL YOUR WASHER:
1. In an area exposed to dripping water or outside weather conditions. The ambient temperature should never be below 60° F (15.6° C) to
maximize detergent effectiveness.
2. In an area (garage or garage-type building)
where gasoline or other flammables (including
automobiles) are kept or stored.
3. On carpet. Floor MUST be solid with a maximum slope of 1 inch (2.54 cm). To minimize
vibration or movement, reinforcement of the
floor may be necessary.
SIDES
REAR
TOP
FRONT
Alcove
0” (0 cm)
0” (0 cm)*
0” (0 cm)
n/a
UnderCounter
0” (0 cm)
0” (0 cm)*
0” (0 cm)
n/a
Closet
0” (0 cm)
0” (0 cm)*
0” (0 cm)
1” (2.54 cm)
0”
(0cm)
INSTALLATION IN A RECESS OR CLOSET
0”
(0cm)
If washer and dryer are installed in the same
closet, door ventilation is required: A minimum of
120 square inches (774.2 cm²) of opening, equally
divided at the top and bottom of the door, is
required. Louvered openings should be located 3
inches (7.6 cm) from bottom and top of door. Air
openings are required to be unobstructed when a
door is installed. A louvered door with equivalent
air openings for the full length of the door is
acceptable.
1”
(2.54cm)
3”
(7.6cm)
60 sq. in.
(387.1cm²)
60 sq. in.
(387.1cm²)
3”
(7.6cm)
closet door
0”
(0cm)
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Installation Requirements
Installed washer dimensions
50.6” (128.53cm)*
to clear open door
27.00”
(68.58cm)
31.50” (80.01cm)*
to front of closed door
water supply
connection
on rear of unit ¹
power
cord
on rear
of unit ³
drain hose
on rear of unit ²
38.00”
(96.52cm)
freestand washer
on floor
floor line
53.00”
(134.62cm)
washer mounted on
optional pedestal
floor line
* To obtain these minimal depth dimensions, dryer must either be vented straight back or with a quick-turn 90° elbow.
Connection of water inlet hose on Steam Models adds 3/4 in. (2 cm) to installation depth.
¹ Hot and cold inlet hose length approximately 48.5 inches (123cm)
² Drain hose length approximately 59 inches (150cm).
³ Power supply cord length approximately 60 inches (152.5cm).
50.6” (128.5cm)*
to clear open door
27.00”
(68.5cm)
31.50” (80cm)*
to front of closed door
electrical
supply on
rear of
dryer
75.75”
(192.5cm)
water supply
connection
on rear of
washer ¹
centerline
height for
rear vent
gas supply
pipe on rear
of gas unit
41.00”
(105cm)
power cord
on rear of
washer ³
39.00”
(99cm)
drain hose
on rear of
washer ²
* To obtain these minimal depth dimensions, dryer must either be vented straight back or with a quick-turn 90° elbow.
Connection of water inlet hose on Steam Models adds 3/4 in. (2 cm) to installation depth.
¹ Hot and cold inlet hose length approximately 48.5 inches (123cm)
² Drain hose length approximately 59 inches (150cm).
³ Power supply cord length approximately 60 inches (152.5cm).
38.00”
(96.5cm)
Unpacking Washer
Removing foam packaging
WARNING
SUFFOCATION HAZARD
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after the
washer is unpacked. Children might use them
for play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads,
or plastic sheets can become airtight chambers
causing suffocation. Place all materials in a
garbage container or make materials inaccessible
to children.
1. Temporarily remove door tape.
2. Open washer door and remove everything from
the drum.
3. Close door and reapply door tape.
4. Using a rug, blanket or piece of cardboard to
protect the floor, carefully lay the washer on it’s
back.
CAUTION
EXCESSIVE WEIGHT HAZARD
To avoid back or other injury, have more than one
person move or lift the washer.
5. Remove styrofoam base and shipping plug and
set them aside.
6. Carefully return the washer to an upright position.
7. Carefully move the washer to within 4 feet (1 m)
of its final location.
IMPORTANT
Save styrofoam base and shipping plug for use
to help prevent washer damage during any future
moves.
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Unpacking Washer
Removing shipping hardware
1 SHIPPING FORK
5 P CLAMPS
5 SPACERS
5 BOLTS
NOTE
Rubber expansion material
on spacers may need time to
relax before they can be easily
pulled through shipping hole.
UNIVERSAL
WRENCH
(SUPPLIED)
Remove all of the following:
1 SHIPPING FORK
5 P CLAMPS
5 SPACERS
5 BOLTS
IMPORTANT
Save all shipping bolts and spacers for future
use. If the washer is to be transported at a later
date, the shipping hardware must be reinstalled
to help prevent shipping damage.
Installing hole plugs
Locate 7 hole plugs in the small bag supplied
with washer instruction guides. Insert them in
the holes in washer back panel.
7 HOLE PLUGS
(IN BAG)
Installation Instructions
Leveling your washer
Excessive noise and vibration can be prevented by
properly leveling the washer.
1. For free standing installation and with the
washer within 4 feet (1 m) of its final location,
place a level on top of the washer.
2. Use the universal wrench to adjust the leveling legs so the washer is level front-to-rear and
side-to-side, and stable corner-to-corner.
3. Press down on alternate corners and sides and
feel for the slightest movement. Adjust the
appropriate leg(s) so the washer sits solidly on
the floor on ALL four legs. Keep the leveling leg
extension at a minimum for best performance
of the washer.
NOTE
For pedestal installations, see additional
installation instructions included with the pedestal.
raise
lower
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Installation Instructions
Connecting inlet water
1. Run some water from the hot and cold faucets
to flush the water lines and remove particles
that might clog the water valve screens and to
determine which faucet is hot and which is cold
supply.
2. Look in the end of each water supply inlet hose
and verify that the rubber washers are in place.
RUBBER WASHERS
MUST BE PRESENT
NOTE
HOT and COLD water inlet hoses are color
coded for identification. The HOT inlet hose is
marked with a RED band and the COLD inlet
hose is marked with a BLUE band.
3. Connect the HOT inlet hose to the HOT water
supply and the COLD inlet hose to the COLD
water supply. Tighten by hand until snug.
4. Tighten each supply connection another 2/3
turn with pliers.
5. Turn on the water and check for leaks.
Installation Instructions
Connecting drain and electrical
1. Snap one end of the drain hose hanger
(shipped in washer drum) onto the drain hose.
Continue wrapping it around the hanger and
snap it in place.
2. Place the hook end of the drain hose in the drain
opening. Secure the drain hose with the cable tie
(provided in the enclosure package) to the standpipe, inlet hose, laundry tub, etc. so the hose
does not pull out from the force of the water.
IMPORTANT
Check to ensure the power is off at a circuit
breaker/fuse box before plugging the power cord
into an outlet.
3. Plug the power cord into a grounded outlet.
Grounding type
wall receptacle
Do not, under
any circumstances,
cut, remove,
or bypass the
grounding prong.
Power cord with
3-prong grounded plug
4. Turn on the power at a circuit breaker/fuse box.
5. Carefully slide the washer to its final position.
Recheck for level and rock corners for stability.
Remove and discard door tape.
6. Read the Use & Care Guide provided with the
washer. It contains valuable and helpful information that will save you time and money.
7. See the next page about performing a brief,
helpful “Installation Cycle” on your new washer.
8. If you have any questions during initial operation, please review the “Service Prevention
Checklist” in your Use & Care Guide before
calling for service.
9. Place these instructions in a location near the
washer for future reference.
NOTE
A wiring diagram and technical data sheet are
located under the washer top panel, on top of the
detergent dispenser housing.
CABLE TIE
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Installation Instructions
Performing Installation Cycle
If your washer has this console:
1.Empty washer’s drum and close door.
2.After you plug in the washer the first time: wake up the washer by pressing any button, rotate cycle
knob to hand wash cycle, press the start button and then the cancel button.
3.Wake up the washer again by pressing any button, then immediately and simultaneously press and
hold both the eco friendly and my favorite buttons for 5 seconds, or until the LCD display changes.
4.The LCD window will display INSTAL CYCLE and show estimated time of cycle completion. Press the
start button. The Installation Cycle will automatically test for if water has been turned on. At cycle
completion, the LCD window may display INSTAL PASS!, meaning your new washer is properly installed
and ready for use. If it prompts an action such as NO WATER, CHECK HOSES or
CALL SERVICE 877 435 3287, review the installation steps and make the necessary corrections before you attempt to use the washer.
5.Your washer will exit the Installation Cycle and return to normal operation the next time you wake it up.
NOTE
Washer will stay awake for 3 minutes after the
Installation Cycle. If you wish to immediately run the
washer through a washing cycle, press the cancel
button to put the unit to sleep and then rewake it
immediately to continue the normal operating mode.
6.Please read the Use & Care Guide and enjoy your new premium washer!
If your washer has this console:
1.After you plug in the washer the first time: wake up the washer by pressing any button and then follow
the prompts on the LCD User Interface, including language selection.
2.The Installation Cycle will automatically test for, and if water has been turned on. At cycle completion,
the LCD window may display INSTAL PASS!, meaning your new washer is properly installed and ready
for use. If it prompts an action such as NO WATER, CHECK HOSES or
CALL SERVICE 877 435 3287, review the installation steps and make the necessary corrections before you attempt to use the washer.
3.Your washer will exit the Installation Cycle and return to normal operation the next time you wake it up.
NOTE
Washer will stay awake for 3 minutes after the
Installation Cycle. If you wish to immediately run the
washer through a washing cycle, press the cancel
button to put the unit to sleep and then rewake it
immediately to continue the normal operating mode.
4.Please read the Use & Care Guide and enjoy your new premium washer!
Reversing Door
Preparing to reverse door swing
1 Be sure you have adequate swing area before reversing door.
Tools needed:
2 You will need a screw driver with a #2 square bit.
3 Protect flat work surface, such as top of washer or floor near
washer, with a soft cloth or towel.
4 Be sure washer is unplugged from power source!
WARNING
Screwdrivers with
#2 square &
straight bit
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD
Failure to disconnect power source before servicing
could result in personal injury or even death.
Removing door and hardware
A) Removing Trim Ring
B) Removing Door from Hinge
1 Open the door to a 90 degree angle.
2 Remove and save the trim plug and long,
course-thread, panhead screw.
1 Reopen door to 90 degree angle.
3 Close the door.
4 Rotate the door trim approximately ¾”
counter-clockwise and pull it away from the
front of the door.
2 Remove 4 long, course-thread, counter-sunk
hinge screws from door.
3 While supporting the weight of the door
with both hands, separate the door from the
hinge.
4 Gently place the door face down on a flat,
covered work surface.
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Reversing Door
C) Removing Hinge from Front Panel
D) Removing Door Lock from Front Panel
1 With the hinge in open position, remove 2
short, course-thread, panhead screws on
hinge plate.
1 Remove 2 short, course-thread, panhead
screws from the door lock.
2 Slide the lock toward the outer edge of the
front panel. Pivot the lock slightly outward
while slowly pulling it through opening to
expose the attached harness.
2 Remove 3 short, fine-thread, counter-sunk
screws in hinge side.
WARNING
ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD
3 Slide the hinge toward the center of the front
panel, and then pivot the hinge inward while
slowly pulling it away from the front panel to
expose the attached harness.
4 Lift up on the tab and the release harness
from the retainer, allowing the harness to lay
outside the front panel.
Failure to disconnect power source before
servicing could result in personal injury or even
death.
3 Release the harness from the terminal
with the small lever on back of the lock.
S0eparate the harness from the lock,
allowing the harness to lay outside the front
panel.
Reversing Door
Reversing door and hardware
E) Reattaching Door Lock to Front Panel
F) Reattaching Hinge to Front Panel
1 Rotate the door lock and move it to the
opposite opening.
1 Rotate the hinge and move it to the opposite
opening.
2 Connect the harness to the door lock by
inserting it in the terminal and firmly pushing
it in place.
2 Connect the harness to the hinge retainer
by inserting it in the retention terminal and
gently pushing until you hear the fastening
tab click.
3 Gently pull on the harness to be sure it is
secure.
3 Insert the harness connection through the
front panel first, and then pivot the lock until
it is flush. Slide the lock toward the center of
the front panel until the screw holes line up.
4 Secure the lock with 2 short, course-thread,
panhead screws.
4 Use the side locating pins to align the hinge
and install 1 short, fine-thread, counter-sunk
screw in the center hole of hinge side.
5 Install the other 2 short, fine-thread, countersunk screws in the upper and lower holes of
hinge side.
6 Install 2 short, course-thread, panhead
screws through hinge plate.
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Reversing Door
G) Removing Striker Plate
I) Removing Hole Plug
1 Remove 2 long, course-thread, counter-sunk
screws and striker plate.
2 Set the striker plate to the side for later.
1 Insert flat blade screwdriver into open slot of
hole plug.
H) Removing Latch Indicator
2 Gently pry upward to release tab.
3 Pull the hole plug out and set it aside.
1 Insert flat blade screwdriver into open slot of
latch indicator.
2 Gently pry upward to release tab.
3 Pull the indicator out and set it aside.
Reversing Door
J) Reinserting Latch Indicator
K) Reattaching Striker Plate
1 Rotate the latch indicator and move it to the
opposite hole in the door.
1 Rotate the striker plate and move it to the
opposite side of door above the indicator.
2 Reattach with 2 long, course-thread,
counter-sunk screws.
insert indicator
through slot
2 Firmly insert the two small tabs on either
side of the latch indicator into the two slots
on either side of the hole in the door.
L) Reinserting Hole Plug
1 Rotate the hole plug and move it to the
opposite hole in the door.
insert tab
2 Firmly insert the two small tabs on either
side of the hole plug into the two slots on
either side of the hole in the door.
insert tab
insert tab
3 Firmly press downward on the indicator until
the tab snaps in place.
insert tab
3 Firmly press downward on the hole plug until
the tab snaps in place.
press down
and snap
press down
and snap
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Reversing Door
Reattaching door and hardware
M) Reattaching Door Assembly
O) Reinstalling Trim Ring
1 Open the hinge to a 90 degree angle.
1 Close the door.
2 Install the door onto the hinge locating pins.
2 Orient the trim so 12 position is
approximately ¾” to the left of top center.
The opening in the trim ring should be on the
hinge side.
3 Insert the trim ring in the slots and rotate it
clockwise approximately ¾”.
3 Secure the door with 4 long, course-thread,
counter-sunk screws.
P) Reinstalling Trim Plug
1 Open the door to a 90 degree angle.
2 Install the trim plug with 1 long, coursethread, panhead screw.
4 Close the door and test the operation of the
latch.
N) Reversing Trim Ring
1 Trim ring orientation is marked on the back.
2 Remove the trim ring cover plate. To remove
the cover plate from the right, pivot point is
up. To remove the cover plate from the left,
pivot point is down.
UP
Q) Plug in washer and continue operation.
3 Rotate the trim ring cover plate and move
it to the opposite opening in the trim and
reinsert.
Options
Accessories
MATCHING STORAGE PEDESTAL
Island White Pedestal - P/N EPWD15IW
Mediterranean Blue - P/N EPWD15MB
Silver Sands Pedestal - P/N EPWD15SS
Turquoise Sky Pedestal - P/N EPWD15TS
A storage pedestal accessory, specifically
designed for this washer may be used to elevate
the dryer for ease of use. This pedestal will add
about 15” (38.1cm) to the height of your unit for a
total height of 53” (134.62 cm).
CAUTION
Failure to use accessories manufactured by (or
approved by) the manufacturer could result in
personal injury, property damage or damage to
the washer.
27.00”
(68.58c
m
)
DRYER STACKING KIT
P/N 134700400
A kit for stacking the matching dryer on top of
this washer is available with the purchase of the
matching dryer.
15.00
(38.1 ”
0cm)
DRAIN HOSE EXTENSION KIT
P/N 137098000
In order to reach standpipe heights or distances
beyond the reach of the drain hose supplied, order
the DRAIN HOSE EXTENSION KIT.
26.44”
cm)
(67.16
MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION KIT
P/N 137067200
Installation in a mobile home requires the use of a
MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION KIT.
UNIVERSAL APPLIANCE WRENCH
P/N 137019200
Your washer was supplied with a UNIVERSAL
APPLIANCE WRENCH. If you desire another
wrench, you may order one.
Replacement parts: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287)
If replacements parts are needed for your washer,
contact the source where you purchased your
washer, call 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-4353287), or visit our website,
www.electroluxappliances.com, for the Electrolux
Authorized Parts Distributor nearest you.
WARNING
ELECTRICAL HAZARD
Label all wires prior to disconnection when
servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause
improper and dangerous operation. Verify proper
operation after servicing.
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