Maintaining the Washing Machine
Draining the washing machine in an emergency
1.Unplug the washing machine from the power supply.
2. Remove the base cover by using a screw driver to pry it off.
3.Unscrew the emergency drain cap by turning left. Grip the cap on the end of the emergency drain
tube and slowly pull it out about 20 cm.
4.Allow all the water to flow into a bowl.
5.Reinsert the drain tube and screw the cap back on.
6.Replace the base cover.
Repairing a frozen washing machine
If the temperature drops below freezing and your washing machine is frozen:
1.Unplug the washing machine.
2.Pour warm water on the source faucet to loosen the water supply hose.
3.Remove the water supply hose and soak it in warm water.
4.Pour warm water into the washing machine drum and let it sit for 10 minutes.
5.Reconnect the water supply hose to the water faucet and check if the water supply and drain operations are normal.
Cleaning the exterior
1.Wipe the washing machine surfaces, including the control panel, with a soft cloth and
2.Use a soft cloth to dry the surfaces.
3.Do not pour water on the washing machine.
Cleaning the detergent drawer and recess
1.Press the release lever on the inside
of the detergent drawer and pull it out.
Remove the cap from compartment .
Wash all of the parts under running water.
Clean the drawer recess with an old toothbrush.
Reinsert the cap (pushing it firmly into place)
and replace the liquid detergent
divider into the drawer.
6.Push the drawer back into place.
7.Run a rinse program without any laundry in the drum.
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