How to Remove the Shipping Bolts for a Maytag Front Load Washer
It is necessary to remove all shipping material and shipping bolts for proper operation and to avoid excessive noise from the washer.
Follow the below steps to remove the shipping bolts:
IMPORTANT: Do not plug the washer in until installation has been completed.
- Locate the transport bolts
- Loosen bolts with a 5/8" (16 mm) wrench. Slide each bolt and spacer to the center of the hole. Pull bolts and plastic spacers from the back of the washer. Discard bolts and spacers.
Photos show the washer before and after the bolts were removed