4.7 cu. ft. Top Load Washer with Pretreat Station user guide

Soak, scrub and wash all in one spot with a built-in faucet and pretreat brush in this Whirlpool® top load washing machine. Give your clothes a deep yet gentle clean with two-way wash action in this 4.7 cu. ft. top load washer with agitator, and wash small, lightly soiled loads fast with the Quick Wash cycle.
See requirements for floor standpipe drain system.

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.

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 Assistance or Service section. Minimum siphon break: 28" (710 mm) from bottom of washer. (Additional hoses may be needed.)

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.

Electrical Requirements


Excessive Weight Hazard

Use two or more people to move and install washer.

Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.

Electrical Shock Hazard

Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.

Do not remove ground prong.

Do not use an adapter.

Before you start: Remove shipping materials.

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

1. Move washer

Do not use an extension cord.

Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock.

A 120 V, 60 Hz., AC only, 15 or 20 A, fused electrical supply is required. A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended. It is recommended that a separate circuit breaker serving only this appliance be provided.

This washer is equipped with a power supply cord having a

3 prong grounding plug.

To minimize possible shock hazard, the cord must be plugged into a mating, 3 prong, grounding-type outlet, grounded in accordance with local codes and ordinances. If a mating outlet is not available, it is the personal responsibility and obligation of the customer to have the properly grounded outlet installed by a qualified electrician.

If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the ground path is adequate.

Do not ground to a gas pipe.

Check with a qualified electrician if you are not sure the washer is properly grounded.

Do not have a fuse in the neutral or ground circuit.

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.

2. Remove shipping base

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

3. Remove packing tray from tub

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

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

4. Free power cord

Connect Drain Hose

5. Attach drain hose to drain port

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

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 the Tools and Parts section.

6. Place drain hose in standpipe

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.

7. Remove drain hose form

(floor drain installations only)

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 the Tools and

Parts section.

Connect Inlet Hoses

9. Clear water lines

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.

10. Connect inlet hoses to washer

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).

8. Connect inlet hoses to water faucets

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 th