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Venting System - Whirlpool 8535840 Installation Instructions Manual

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Parts needed for
installation
Check local codes and see electrical
and venting requirements, Panels A
and B, before purchasing parts.
Determine if you will need to purchase
a power supply cord kit or power
supply cable.
Electrical
If using a power supply cord:
Dryer power supply cord must be:
• U.L.-listed
• 120/240-volt minimum
• 30-ampere
• Type SRD or SRDT
• At least 4 feet long
The wires that connect to the dryer
must end in ring terminals or spade
terminals with upturned ends.
The receptacle must be located within
3 feet of the top, back center of the
control console.
If your outlet
Choose this
looks like this:
power supply cord:
4-wire
4-wire power supply cord
receptacle
with ring or spade terminals
(14-30R)
and U.L.-listed strain relief
3-wire
3-wire power supply cord
receptacle
with ring or spade terminals
(10-30R)
and U.L.-listed strain relief
If connecting by direct wire:
Power supply cable must match power
supply (4-wire or 3-wire) and be:
• flexible armored or non-metallic
sheathed copper cable (with ground
wire). All current-carrying wires must
be insulated. See Panels D and E.
• 10-GAUGE SOLID COPPER WIRE.
(Do not use aluminum.)
• at least 4 feet long.

Venting system

WARNING
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to do so can result in death or
fire.
Four-inch heavy metal exhaust vent
and clamps must be used. Dura Safe™
vent products are recommended.
Dura Safe vent products can be
purchased from your dealer or by
calling Whirlpool Parts & Accessories
1-800-442-9991, Mon-Fri: 8am to 9pm
(CST), Sat: 9am to 4:30pm (CST).
Visit our internet site at
http://www.whirlpoolappliances.com/
accessories
See Page 11 for more information.
Exhaust hood
Do Not use exhaust hoods with
magnetic latches.
Preferred
4"
4"
Mobile home installations
require:
• Mobile Home Installation Kit, Part
Number 346764*
• Metal exhaust system hardware*
Floors sloped greater than
1 inch:
Require Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part
No. 279810*.
*Available for purchase from your
dealer.
Acceptable
2-1/2"
3

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