Check to make sure you have fresh water.
Check your air pressure (the washer extractor
will not operate if less than 50 pounds).
Make sure all other switches are off when you
energize the control and master switches so
nothing else will energize.
Turn equipment on; check for response
(lights, dump closed, and so forth).
Check the cylinder door; make sure it is
Check the thermostat for proper tem-
Figure 5-19 shows a laundryman loading
a Dyna Wash. Except for loading, unloading,
and adding supplies all functions in the
automatic mode are done for you. When
loading the Dyna Wash, you should divide the
wash load into three equal piles. There should be
no more than a 10 percent difference in the
weight of each pile. Overloading a washing
machine is one of the chief causes of breakdowns
because greater strain than the manufacturer
intended is placed on all moving parts,
particularly the motor. Overloading also results
in poor washing because the water and cleaning
solution do not have adequate space and
sufficient agitation to remove soil. Underloading,
on the other hand, results in a waste of water and
cleaning supplies. You should, therefore, weigh
every load of clothes for each compartment in the
Figure 5-19.-Loading the washer extractor.