Specifications for the Frigidaire FWT647GHSO Washing Machine
The Frigidaire FWT647GHSO is a tumble action washing machine that you can buy online as well as in many department, appliance or home retail stores. The washing machine comes with a limited warranty and has several fabric, temperature and time wash cycles and options. Potential owners should consider the specifications of the washing machine to ensure it will fit into the desired area and work as expected.
The machine is approximately 35 inches high by 27 inches wide and 25 inches deep. Potential owners should consider the fact that the door will add 17 inches of depth when the door is open, as it is a front-loading machine.
Prior to installation, it is important to note that the machine requires a 15 amp branch circuit with a 15 amp time delay fuse or circuit breaker. The power supply should offer 120 volts or more with a grounded 3-prong outlet.
Water Supply Requirements
The hot and cold water faucets must be within 42 inches of the water inlet on the washing machine, which is located on the right rear side of the unit. The faucets should be ¾ inch in size and garden-hose type and the water pressure must be less than 120 psi. Hot water entering the machine should be 120 degrees Fahrenheit or more.
When installing the washer, the standpipe must have a minimum diameter of 1 and ¼ inches, with a drain capable of emptying 17 gallons per minute. The standpipe must be installed no less than 24 inches but no more than 96 inches above the floor for proper draining.
Features with the washing machine include a detergent dispenser with separate sections for chlorine bleach, fabric softener and laundry detergent, as well as fabric selections, temperature choices and soil level modifications. The washing machine is operated using a cycle selector knob.
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