Replace the Washer 3-Way Valve
Ensure that all electrical power is shut off and disconnected before proceeding. The
circuit breaker box should be locked by personnel following this procedure. Serious
injury or death can result from electrocution if proper safety precautions are not observed.
The washer is extremely heavy. Use caution when moving and blocking the washer, and
do not allow unnecessary personnel in the immediate area while it is being moved.
Serious injury or death may result if safety precautions are not observed.
The washer is a large, heavy piece of machinery being moved out of a confined space.
Before removal and installation, remove or protect any equipment that might be damaged
by the washer on its way in or out.
2. Tag and disconnect wiring and internal hoses from valve (Figure 7, Item 1).
3. Remove the clamps (Figure 7, Item 2) retaining the fittings (Figure 7, Item 3) to the mounting
bracket (Figure 7, Item 4).
4. Remove the mounting bracket (Figure 7, Item 4).
It may be necessary to cut the hose from the fittings. Do not put unnecessary stress onto
the CPVC fittings, and if the hose needs to be cut, ensure that the fittings are not
5. Loosen hose clamps (Figure 8, Item 5) and remove the connecting hose (Figure 8, Item 6) from the
fittings (Figure 7, Item 3).
6. Note the alignment of the fittings (Figure 7, Item 3), and unscrew fittings from the valves (Figure 7,
7. Remove screws, washers, and nuts retaining valve (Figure 7, Item 1) and remove valve.