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Maytag W10155111A Use And Care Manual

Maytag gas dryer use and care guide
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  • Page 1: Gas Dryer

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DRYER SAFETY...2 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...5 Tools and Parts...5 Location Requirements ...5 Electrical Requirements...7 Gas Supply Requirements ...7 Venting Requirements ...8 Plan Vent System... 10 Install Vent System ... 11 Install Leveling Legs ... 11 Make Gas Connection... 12 Connect Vent ... 12 Level Dryer ...
  • Page 3 WARNING: For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death. – Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
  • Page 4 WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the dryer. Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.
  • Page 5: Installation Instructions

    Tools and Parts Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here. 8" or 10" pipe wrench Level 8" or 10" adjustable Knife wrench (for gas Vent clamps connections) Pipe-joint compound Flat-blade screwdriver resistant to LP gas...
  • Page 6 Installation Clearances The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to open fully. Dryer Dimensions 43 ½" (110.5 cm) *29 ¼" (74.3 cm) 27" (68.6 cm) *Most installations require a minimum 5" (12.7 cm) clearance behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow.
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical Requirements WARNING Electrical Shock Hazard Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet. Do not remove ground prong. Do not use an adapter. Do not use an extension cord. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, fire, or electrical shock. 120 Volt, 60 Hz., AC only, 15- or 20-amp fused electrical supply is required.
  • Page 8: Venting Requirements

    " approved aluminum or copper tubing is acceptable for lengths under 20 ft (6.1 m) if local codes and gas supplier permit. If you are using Natural gas, do not use copper tubing. Lengths over 20 ft (6.1 m) should use larger tubing and a different size adapter fitting. If your dryer has been converted to use LP gas, used.
  • Page 9 4" 10.2 cm 4" (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent Vent products can be purchased from your dealer or by calling Maytag Services. For more information, see the “Assistance or Service” section. Rigid metal vent For best drying performance, rigid metal vents are recommended.
  • Page 10: Plan Vent System

    Choose your exhaust installation type Recommended exhaust installations Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Other installations are possible. A. Dryer E. Clamps B. Elbow F. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent C. Wall G. Vent length necessary to connect elbows D.
  • Page 11: Install Vent System

    Special provisions for mobile home installations The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of the mobile home structure and must not terminate beneath the mobile home. Terminate the exhaust vent outside. Determine vent path Select the route that will provide the straightest and most direct path outdoors. Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and turns.
  • Page 12: Make Gas Connection

    2. Firmly grasp the body of the dryer (not the top or console panel). Gently lay the dryer on the cardboard. See illustration. 3. Examine the leveling legs. Find the diamond marking. 4. Screw the legs into the leg holes by hand. Use a wrench to finish turning the legs until the diamond marking is no longer visible.
  • Page 13: Complete Installation

    1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, go back through the steps to see which step was skipped. 2. Check that you have all of your tools. 3. Check the dryer’s final location. Be sure the vent is not crushed or kinked. 4.
  • Page 14: Dryer Use

    WARNING Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer. Do not dry anything that has ever had anything flammable on it (even after washing). Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, explosion, or fire. This book covers several different models.
  • Page 15: Drying Rack

    Drying Rack The drying rack is useful for machine drying items you would not necessarily want to tumble dry (for example, sweaters). If your model does not have a drying rack, you may be able to purchase one for your model. To find out whether your model allows drying rack usage and for information on ordering, please refer to the front page of the manual or contact the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer.
  • Page 16: Cleaning The Dryer Interior

    As Needed Cleaning 1. Roll lint off the screen with your fingers. 2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water. 3. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. Scrub lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    When balled up, the load will bounce, causing the dryer to vibrate. Separate the load items and restart the dryer. TROUBLESHOOTING In U.S.A - In Canada Timer does not noticeably advance Is the dryer set to Timed Dry? The timer moves slowly and continuously for the time setting.
  • Page 18 Is the exhaust vent diameter the correct size? Use 4" (10.2 cm) diameter vent material. WARNING Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer. Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor for a garage installation.
  • Page 19: Assistance Or Service

    To locate factory specified parts in your area, call the following customer assistance telephone number or your nearest designated service center. In the U.S.A. Call Maytag Services, LLC Customer Assistance toll free: 1-800-688-9900, or vist our website at Our consultants provide assistance with: Features and specifications on our full line of appliances.
  • Page 20: Warranty

    MAYTAG CORPORATION MAJOR APPLIANCE WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase, when this major appliance is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Maytag Corporation or Maytag Limited (hereafter “Maytag”) will pay for Factory Specified Parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Maytag designated service company.

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