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Maytag W10240579B Installation Instructions Manual

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ELECTRIC DRYER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su producto, visite:
Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el número de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta.
W10240579B
W10240583B-SP
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Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY ......................................................................... 2
InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ............................................. 3
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 3
location Requirements ......................................................... 4
Electrical Requirements ........................................................ 6
Install leveling legs .............................................................. 7
Electrical Connection ............................................................ 8
Venting Requirements ......................................................... 14
Plan Vent System ................................................................. 15
Install Vent System .............................................................. 16
Connect Inlet Hose .............................................................. 16
Connect Vent ........................................................................ 18
level Dryer ........................................................................... 18
ComPlETE InSTAllATIon CHECklIST .............................. 19
DooR REVERSAl .................................................................... 19
TRouBlESHooTInG .............................................................. 19
InSTAllATIon noTES
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Date of purchase:
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Date of installation:
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Installer:
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el número de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta. DRYER SAFETY ... 2 InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ... 3 ComPlETE InSTAllATIon CHECklIST ... 19 DooR REVERSAl ... 19 TRouBlESHooTInG ... 19 W10240579B W10240583B-SP www.whirlpool.com Table of Contents Tools and Parts ... 3 location Requirements ... 4 Electrical Requirements ...
  • Page 2: Dryer Safety

    Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 3: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ToolS AnD PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Tools needed: Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Wire stripper (direct wire Tin snips (new vent installations) installations) 1/4" nut driver Vent clamps (recommended) Adjustable wrench that Utility knife opens to 1"...
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    LOCATION REQUIREMENTS You will need: A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See ■ “Venting Requirements.” A separate 30 amp circuit. ■ If using power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet ■ located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer. See “Electrical Requirements.”...
  • Page 5 Back view: Electric 13" (330 mm) noTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (127 mm) clearance behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow. See “Venting Requirements.” ImPoRTAnT: Do not operate, install, or store dryer where it will be exposed to water, weather, or at temperatures below 45°...
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    Closet Installation (stacked washer and dryer): 6" (152 mm) (1930 mm) " (140 mm) 1" (25 mm) (25 mm) Custom under counter installation (dryer only): 1" (25 mm) noTE: Some models not recommended for undercounter installation. mobile home - Additional installation requirements: This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations.
  • Page 7: Install Leveling Legs

    If your outlet looks like this: Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord with ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain relief. The 4-wire power supply cord, at least 4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have four 10-gauge copper wires and match a 4-wire receptacle of NEMA Type 14-30R.
  • Page 8: Electrical Connection

    Power Supply Cord WARNING Fire Hazard use a new ul listed 30 amp power supply cord. use a ul listed strain relief. Disconnect power before making electrical connections. Connect neutral wire (white or center wire) to center terminal (silver). Ground wire (green or bare wire) must be connected to green ground connector.
  • Page 9: Power Supply Cord Connection

    Power supply cord strain relief: Attach power supply cord strain relief A. Strain relief tab pointing up B. Hole below terminal block opening C. Clamp section D. Strain relief tab pointing down Remove screws from 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief).
  • Page 10 Connect ground wire Connect ground wire (F) (green or bare) of power supply cord to external ground conductor screw (A). Tighten screw. Connect remaining wires Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel.
  • Page 11: 4-Wire Direct Wire Connection

    Direct wire strain relief: Attach direct wire strain relief Unscrew removable conduit connector and any screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put threaded section of strain relief through hole below terminal block opening, screw removable conduit connector onto strain relief threads.
  • Page 12: 3-Wire Direct Wire Connection

    Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Connect neutral ground wire (E) and place hooked end (hook facing right) of neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of direct wire cable under center screw of terminal block (B). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screw. Connect ground wire Connect ground wire (green or bare) (F) of direct wire cable to external ground conductor screw (A).
  • Page 13: Connect External Ground Wire

    Connect neutral wire Place hooked end of neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of direct wire cable under center terminal block screw (B). Squeeze hooked end together. Tighten screw. Connect remaining wires Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right).
  • Page 14: Venting Requirements

    vENTINg REQUIREMENTS WARNING Fire Hazard use a heavy metal vent. Do not use a plastic vent. Do not use a metal foil vent. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or fire. WARnInG: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
  • Page 15: Plan Vent System

    Improper venting can cause moisture and lint to collect indoors, which may result in: Moisture damage to woodwork, furniture, paint, wallpaper, carpets, etc. Housecleaning problems and health problems. Vent products can be purchased from your dealer. For further information, see “Assistance or Service” section in your Use and Care Guide.
  • Page 16: Install Vent System

    When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room ■ as possible. Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking. ■ Use as few 90° turns as possible. ■ Determine vent length and elbows needed for best drying performance: Use following Vent system chart to determine type of vent ■...
  • Page 17 Attach short hose and “Y” connector If space permits, attach the brass female end of the “Y” connector to the cold water faucet. See figure A. If “Y” connector cannot be attached directly to the cold water faucet, the short hose must be used. See figure B. Attach short hose to cold water faucet.
  • Page 18: Connect Vent

    Turn on cold water faucet Check that the water faucets are turned on. Check for leaks Check for leaks around “Y” connector, faucet, and hoses. CONNECT vENT Connect vent to exhaust outlet Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in dryer.
  • Page 19: Complete Installation Checklist

    Tighten and adjust leveling legs If dryer is not level, prop up using a wood block, use wrench to adjust legs up or down, and check again for levelness. Once legs are level, make sure all four legs are snug against the floor before tightening them.
  • Page 20 W10240579B W10240583B-SP © 2009 12/09 All rights reserved Printed in U.S.A.