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Worried about winter storage

I purchased washer 48102 and dryer 88042 for my summer place. I live in New England. I am wondering if the freezing temperatures will ruin these appliances. I realize I will have to winterize the washer, but I am more worried about the computer controls. These are brand new and I need reassurance that they will survive freezing weather.

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  • memereseven Feb 06, 2009

    Thanks "clarkco"



    These appliances will only be used from Spring to Fall. If I am understanding your answer I am feeling confident about installing them there.



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Extreme low temperature may effect the operation of the electronics, but unless you plan of using them in a freezing environment there will be no ill effects from the cold. These units are shipped in unheated trailers all over and routinely are exposed to freezing temperatures.

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