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Cannot adjust the rear legs to the correct height.

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Is it that you cannot reach them? If so, pull the machine out enough to where you can get to those legs from the side and adjust them that way, then push it back in. There's also a 'kick plate' that can be removed allowing you more wiggle room to get back there with a wrench. Good luck!

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