Whirlpool 3RLER5437 Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation Instructions

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Electric Dryer

This appliance must be installed in accordance with the rules in force,
and used only in a sufficiently ventilated space. Consult instructions
before installation and use of this appliance.
Have questions about your dryer?
Call your dealer or local authorised service company.
When you call, you will need the dryer model number and serial
number. Both numbers are on the model/serial
rating plate located in the door well behind the
dryer door and on front of opening.
Record the numbers here for handy reference:
Model No.
Serial No.



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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions for models: 3RLER5437 Electric Dryer 3RLEQ8000 3RLEC8646 IMPORTANT: Introduction Read and save these This appliance must be installed in accordance with the rules in force, and used only in a sufficiently ventilated space. Consult instructions instructions. before installation and use of this appliance.
  • Page 2: Before You Start

    Before you start... Tools and materials Venting needed for Vent system installation... 100 mm (4") metal exhaust vent must Your safety and the safety of be used. others are very important. • level We have provided many important • gloves WARNING safety messages in this manual and on your appliance.
  • Page 3: Dryer Location And Dimensions

    Dimensions shown with feet extended 2.5 cm (1") from bottom of dryer. Dryer location and 27.9 cm dimensions (11") terminal block cover power supply cord/cable strain relief WARNING 35.6 cm (14") The dryer door extends 35.6 cm (14") from the front of the 109.5 cm dryer when fully...
  • Page 4: Door Clearance

    An exhaust hood should cap the Door clearance Exhaust requirements exhaust vent to prevent exhausted air from returning to the dryer. 57.8 cm 9.8 cm (3-7/8") (22-3/4") Exhaust outlet hood WARNING must be at least 30.5 30.5 cm cm (12 inches) from (12") min.
  • Page 5 Plan the exhaust vent 1. See the exhaust vent length chart Determine vent length that matches your type hood for the installation maximum vent lengths you can use. Preferred — Do not use vent runs longer than specified in exhaust vent length charts.
  • Page 6 Now start installation Prepare dryer Electrical connection If installing washer and dryer, install WARNING WARNING dryer first. Excessive Weight Hazard Install vent system Use two or more people to move and install dryer. (new installation) Failure to do so can result in back or Fire Hazard other injury.
  • Page 7: Technical Specification

    Level dryer Check operation Exhaust dryer Dryer must be level to reduce noise 10.2 cm (4") and assure proper performance. Check that you: clamp Slide dryer onto cardboard or did not skip any steps. hardboard before moving across floor installed all parts. to prevent floor damage.
  • Page 8 Part No. 8528094 Printed in U.S.A. © 2000 Whirlpool Corporation Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022, U.S.A.

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