Important safety instructions, Save these instructions – Maytag LAT2500AAE User Manual

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1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.

2. As with any equipment using electricity and having

moving parts, there are potential hazards. To use this
appliance safely, the operator should become familiar
with the instructions for operation of the appliance and
always exercise care when using it.

3. Do not install or store this appliance where it will be

exposed to the weather.


Install and level washer on a floor that can support the


This appliance must be properly grounded. Never plug
the appliance cord into a receptacle which is not ground-
ed adequately and in accordance with local and national
codes. See installation instructions for grounding this


To avoid the possibility of fire or explosion:

a. Do not wash items that have been previously cleaned

in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-
cleaning solvents, other flammable or explosive sub-
stances as they give off vapors that could ignite or
explode. Hand wash and line dry any items containing
these substances.

Any material on which you have used a cleaning sol-
vent, or which is saturated with flammable liquids or
solids, should not be placed in the washer until all
traces of these liquids or solids and their fumes have
been removed.

These items include acetone, denatured alcohol, gaso-
line, kerosene, some liquid household cleaners, some
spot removers, turpentine, waxes and wax removers.

b. 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

c. Under certain conditions, hydrogen gas may be pro-

duced in a hot water system that has not been used for
If the hot water system has not been used for such a
period, before using a washing machine or combina-
tion 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. As the
gas is flammable, do not smoke or use an open flame
during this time.


Important Safety Instructions

7. Do not reach into the appliance if the tub or agitator is


8. Do not allow children to play on or in the appliance.

Close supervision of children is necessary when the
appliance is used near children.


Do not tamper with controls.

10. Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance or

attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended
in published user-repair instructions that you under-
stand and have the skills to carry out.

11. Unplug power supply cord before attempting to service

your washer.

12. Store laundry aids and other material in a cool, dry place

where children cannot reach them.

13. Do not wash or dry items that are soiled with vegetable

or cooking oil. These items may contain some oil after
laundering. Due to the remaining oil, the fabric may
smoke or catch fire by itself.

14. Do not use chlorine bleach and ammonia or acids (such

as vinegar or rust remover) in the same wash. Hazardous
fumes can form.

15. Do not machine wash fiberglass materials. Small parti-

cles can stick to fabrics washed in following loads and
cause skin irritation.

16. Before the appliance is removed from service or discard-

ed, remove the door to the washing compartment.

17. Inlet hoses are subject to damage and deterioration over

time. Check the hoses periodically for bulges, kinks, cuts,
wear or leaks and relpace them every five years.

18. Inlet hoses are subject to damage and deterioration over

time. Check the hoses periodically for bulges, kinks, cuts,
wear or leaks and replace them every five years.


To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or personal injury when using

your washer, follow basic safety precautions, including the following:

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