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Moving a top load washer once used

If I want to give my working ok kenmore washer to my sister 500 miles away can I transport it in an unheated truck bed in freezing weather --- or will it be damaged by residual water freezing inside? also can I store it in unheated shed for a month before trucking it from Detroit?

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If you have a wet dry shop vac you can pull all the water out through the drain hose till its dry don't think you would have any problems with the storage now shipping across country might be another thing when you got the washer new you had to pull the shipping pins a yellow tab with three cotter pins if you still had them you would need to replace them before shipping you would need to open the case and on the frame below the tub you will see three plastic cups with little pins in them you have to push them back up through the frame and replace the cotter pins to lock the lower frame to the upper tub frame or it wont ride good at all

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