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Instructions
Washer

BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions completely and carefully.

  • IMPORTANT – Save these instructions for local inspector’s use.
  • IMPORTANT – Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
  • Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer.
  • Note to Consumer – Keep these instructions for future reference.
  • Skill level – Installation of this appliance requires basic mechanical and electrical skills.
  • Completion time – 1-3 hours
  • Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.
  • Product failure due to improper installation is not covered under the Warranty.

PARTS SUPPLIED

CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - PARTS SUPPLIED

TOOLS REQUIRED FOR WASHER INSTALLATION

  • Pliers
  • Level

CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig

PARTS REQUIRED (Sold separately)

  • Water Hoses (2)
  • Rubber Washers (2) and Strainer Screens (2)
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - PARTS REQUIRED
  • Drain Hose Extension (For discharge heights from 60″ – 96″
Part Number
PM14X10002 Or
PM14X10005
WH1X2267
WH49X301
Accessory
4 ft Rubber Water Supply Hoses
4 ft Braided Metal Water Supply Hoses
Rubber Washer (1) and Screen (1)
Drain Hose Extension (For discharge
heights from 60″ – 96″

NOTE: We strongly recommend the use of new water supply hoses . Hoses degrade over time and need to be replaced every 5 years to reduce the risk of hose failures and water damage.

Installation Instructions

LOCATION OF YOUR WASHER
DO NOT Install the 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) for proper washer operation .
  2. In an area where it will come in contact with curtains or drapes.
  3. On carpet. The floor MUST be a hard surface with a maximum slope of 1/2″ per foot (1.27 cm per 30 cm). To make sure the washer does not vibrate or move, you may have to reinforce the floor.
    NOTE: If the floor is in poor condition, use a 3/4″ impregnated plywood sheet solidly attached to the existing floor covering.

IMPORTANT: Minimum Installation Clearances – Alcove or Closet

  • If your washer is approved for installation in an alcove or closet, there will be a label on the back of the machine describing the requirements.
  • Minimum clearance between washer and adjacent walls or other surfaces: 0″ either side, 2″ front, 3″ rear. Vertical space from floor to overhead shelving, cabinets, ceiling, etc . = 60″ .
  • Closet doors must be louvered or otherwise ventilated and have at least 60 square inches of open area. If the closet contains both a washer and a dryer, doors must contain a minimum of 120 square inches of open area .

NOTE: The clearances stated on this label are minimums. Consideration must be given to providing adequate clearances for installing and servicing.
WATER SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS
WATER SUPPLY LINES – Purge Hot and Cold water supply lines for 30 seconds prior to installation of hoses and washing
machine. Ensure inlet hose screens are also clean and free of debris.
WATER PRESSURE – Must be 20 psi minimum to 120 psi maximum.
WATER TEMPERATURE – The household water heater should be set to deliver water at 120° to 150°F (50° to 66°C) TO THE WASHER when hot wash is selected.
SHUTOFF VALVES – Both hot and cold shutoff valves (faucets) should be supplied.
DRAIN – Water should be drained into the standpipe. Discharge height MUST NOT BE LESS THAN 30 INCHES and no more than 8 feet above the base of the washer. Standpipe must be 1-1/2 inches minimum inside diameter and must be open to the atmosphere.

  1. UNPACKING THE WASHER
    After the machine is in the home, remove outside packing material/carton from washer.
    Remove bag (containing clamp, cable tie and drain hose clip), drain hose, and Owner’s Reference Guide from tub.
    NOTE: Leave foam shipping material inside tub opening to hold tub in place during the rest of installation.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - WASHER
  2. REMOVE THE BASE
    Remove base from unit by placing foot on side of base and tipping unit back on corner post. Remove base and bring the washer back upright.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - REMOVE THE BASE
    warning 2 WARNINGCROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - icon – Electrical Shock Hazard
    Certain internal parts are intentionally not grounded and may present a risk of electric shock only during servicing.
    Service personnel – DO NOT contact the following parts while the appliance is energized: Drive Motor, Lid Lock, Water Valves, Drain Pump and Recirculation Pump.
  3. CONNECT DRAIN HOSE TO WASHER
    Remove the cap from the drain port, if present, before installing the drain hose.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig1Connect drain hose to drain port on back of washer. Open clamp with pliers and slide onto hose end. Holding clamp open, push hose end onto drain port until fully seated Release clamp between locating ribs on hose end. Outlet of hose end should be oriented vertically.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig2
  4. CONNECT WATER HOSES TO WASHER
    Unplug the electrical cord before installing water hoses. If not installed, install rubber washer in one end of hot water hose. Thread hot water hose onto connection labeled H at top rear of washer . Hand tighten and use pliers to tighten hoses between 1/8 and 1/4 turn beyond hand-tight.
    If not installed, install a rubber washer in one end of cold water hose C . Thread cold water hose onto connection labeled C at top rear of washer. Hand tightens and use pliers to tighten hoses between 1/8 and 1/4 turn beyond hand-tight.
    Move washer as close to final location as possible, leaving room for you to make water, drain, and electrical connections to your home.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig3
  5. CONNECT WATER HOSES TO OUTLET VALVES
    Determine which is HOT water line before attaching water hoses to faucets. Traditionally, the HOT faucet is on left.
    (If screen washers are not installed) With protruding part of the screen toward you, install a strainer screen/rubber washer into each of the free ends of two water hoses.
    Connect the hot water hose to the hot water outlet valve of your home. Hand tightens and use pliers to tighten hoses between 1/4 and 1/2 turn beyond hand-tight. Open hot  water valve .
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig4Connect cold water hose to cold water outlet valve of your home . Hand tightens and use pliers to tighten hoses between 1/4 and 1/2 turn beyond hand-tight. Open cold water valve
    Check for leaks and drips at the hose couplings. Tighten as necessary.
  6. CONNECT TO DRAIN
    Install drain hose clip on rear panel of the washer. Route drain hose through clip and insert free end into drain opening of your home.
    NOTE: If a longer drain hose is required, order drain hose extension kit, part number WH49X301. Connect additional drain hose (contained in kit) to original hose with ose clamp (contained in kit) .
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig5If water valves and drain are built into wall, fasten drain hose to one of the water hoses with cable tie provided.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig7NOTE: Placing the drain hose too far down the drain pipe can cause a siphoning action. No more than 5″ of the hose should be in the drain pipe. There must be an air gap around the drain hose. A snug fit can also cause a siphoning action.
  7. CONNECT TO DRAIN (Continued)
    If your drain is a standpipe, fasten the drain hose to standpipe with cable tie provided.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig6NOTE: Placing the drain hose too far down the drain pipe can cause a siphoning action. No more than 5″ of the hose should be in the drain pipe. There must be an air gap around the drain hose. A snug fit can also cause a siphoning action.
    If drain discharge height does not meet 30″
    minimum height requirement, end of the drain hose must be secured in drain opening of the home by the installer and have an air gap around the hose to prevent siphoning.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig8NOTE: Placing the drain hose too far down the drain pipe can cause a siphoning action. No more than 5″ of hose should be in the drain pipe. There must be an air gap around the drain hose . A snug fit can also cause a siphoning action.
    ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
    warning 2 WARNINGCROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - icon – Electrical Shock Hazard
    Plug into a grounded 3-prong outlet.
    DO NOT remove ground prong.
    DO NOT use an adapter.
    DO NOT use an extension cord.
    Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire or electrical shock.
    CIRCUIT – Individual, properly polarized, and grounded
    15 or 20 amp circuit breaker or time-delay fuse.
    POWER SUPPLY – 2 wire plus ground, 120 Volt, single phase, 60 Hz, alternating current.
    Outlet Receptacle – Properly grounded 3-prong receptacle to be located sothe power cord is accessible when the washer is in an installed position. If a 2-prong receptacle is  resent, it is the owner’s responsibility to have a licensed electrician replace it with a properly grounded 3-prong grounding type receptacle.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - cableWasher must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes and ordinances, or in the absence of local codes, with latest edition of the NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, ANSI/NFPA NO. 70 or CANADIAN ELECTRICAL CODE, CSA C22 .1 . Check with a licensed electrician if you are not sure that the washer is properly grounded.
  8. CONNECT POWER AND INSTALL
    Insert plug of the electrical cord into a 115V, 15- or 20-amp
    wall receptacle. Move washer into final position. Place level onflat top side edges of the washer. Adjust all four leveling legs until the washer is level left-to-right and front-to-back. Remove level.
    Open tub lid . Remove and discard tub shipping material (see Step 1) .
    Remove plastic protector sheet from control panel face.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig10GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS
    This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment- grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate utlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. Improper connection of the equipment grounding conductor can result in
    warning 2 WARNING
    risk of electrical shock. Check with a qualified electrician, or service representative or personnel, if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded .
    DO NOT modify the plug on the power supply cord. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician.
    If required by local codes, an external 18 gauge or larger copper ground wire (not provided) may be added. Attach to washer cabinet with a #10-16 x 1/2” sheet metal screw (available at any hardware store) to rear of washer as illustrated.
    CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer - fig9

FINAL CHECKLIST

Before starting the washer, check to make sure:

  • Main power is turned on.
  • The washer is plugged in .
  • The water faucets are turned on.
  • The unit is level and all four leveling legs are firmly on the floor.
  • The shipping foam and cardboard are removed.
  • The drain hose is properly tied up.
  • There are no leaks at the faucet, drain line or washer.
  • Remove the cap from the drain port, if present, before installing the drain hose.

Run the washer through a complete cycle.

  • Check for water leaks and proper operation.
  • Place these instructions in a location near the washer for future reference.

Documents / Resources

CROSLEY YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer [pdf] Instruction Manual
YTW4514PNDG, Top Load Washer, YTW4514PNDG Top Load Washer, Washer

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