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I replacewd the mixing valve on my daughters Kemore washer.

In putting the machine back together, I forgot to pull the small white plastic tab through the diamond shaped hole in the back and turn it 90 degrees to hold it in place. I assume this is some sort of stabilizing part. Is it necessary to fix this before running the machine? I am now 300 miles away and she can't do this herself.

Thanks for your help! Jim

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Any water hammer or vibration (unbalanced load etc.) will cause the valve + lines to move - without the tab being locked in. It should be fine until you get home though as long as your connections are tight.

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