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DRYER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
W10240579A
W10240583A-SP

Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY ............................................................. 1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................. 2
Tools and Parts ................................................................. 2
Location Requirements ................................................... 3
Electrical Requirements .................................................. 5
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ................................... 6
Install Strain Relief ........................................................... 6
Electrical Connection Options ........................................ 7
Install Vent System ......................................................... 13
Level Dryer ...................................................................... 14
Complete Installation Checklist .................................... 15
DOOR REVERSAL .................................................................. 15
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................................ 15
Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.Whirlpool.com
INSTALLATION NOTES
Date of purchase:
Date of installation:
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Installer:
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Model number:
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Serial number:

Dryer SafeTy

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Install Vent System ............13 Level Dryer ..............14 Complete Installation Checklist ........15 DOOR REVERSAL ..............15 TROUBLESHOOTING ............15 Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.Whirlpool.com INSTALLATION NOTES _________________________________ Date of purchase: _______________________________ Date of installation:...
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    INSTaLLaTION reQUIreMeNTS TOOLS AND PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Tools needed: Tape measure Pliers Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Level Caulking gun and compound (for installing new exhaust vent) Wire stripper (direct wire Tin snips (new vent Parts supplied: installations) installations)
  • Page 3: Location Requirements

    Parts needed: Side view: (Not supplied with washer) Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. See “Electrical Requirements” and “Venting Requirements” 29" (736 mm) before purchasing parts. Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installing dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters.
  • Page 4 Cabinet installation (dryer only): 7" (178 mm) 9" (230 mm) You will need: 4" A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See (102 mm) “Venting Requirements.” A separate 30 amp circuit. If using power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet 1"...
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    eLeCTrICaL reQUIreMeNTS It is your responsibility: If your outlet looks like this: To contact a qualified electrical installer. Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord with ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain To be sue that the electrical connection is adequate and in relief.
  • Page 6: Installation Instructions

    INSTaLLaTION INSTrUCTIONS Before you start: disconnect power. Attach power supply cord strain relief Remove terminal block cover Remove screws from 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put two clamp section tabs into hole below terminal block opening with one tab pointing up and one pointing down.
  • Page 7: Electrical Connection Options

    Direct wire strain relief: Attach direct wire cable to strain relief Put direct wire cable through strain relief. Strain relief should be a tight fit with dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against direct wire cable. Continue with step 6.
  • Page 8 4-wIre pOwer SUppLy COrD Connect remaining wires CONNeCTION Choose a standard power supply cord connector: Flanged spade connectors Ring connectors Prepare to connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire. Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel.
  • Page 9 Connect remaining wires Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now, go to Venting Requirements.
  • Page 10 3-wIre DIreCT wIre Connect remaining wires CONNeCTION Prepare your 3-wire cable for direct connection: Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so dryer may be moved if needed. Strip 3 " (89 mm) of outer covering from end of cable.
  • Page 11: Venting Requirements

    VeNTINg reQUIreMeNTS Connect remaining wires Place hooked ends of remaining wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). Tighten screws. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS. Connect external ground wire IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent, chimney, wall, ceiling, attic, crawlspace, or a concealed space of a building.
  • Page 12: Plan Vent System

    Improper venting may also lead to housecleaning and health problems. Vent products can be purchased from your dealer or by calling Whirlpool Service. For more information, see “Assistance or Service” section in your Use and Care Guide. pLaN VeNT SySTeM...
  • Page 13: Install Vent System

    Special provisions for mobile homes: INSTaLL VeNT SySTeM Exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of mobile home and must not terminate beneath it. Terminate exhaust vent outside. Install exhaust hood 12" min. (305 mm) 12" min. (305 mm) Install exhaust hood and use caulking compound to seal exterior wall opening around exhaust hood.
  • Page 14: Level Dryer

    LeVeL Dryer Screw in leveling legs Level Dryer diamond marking Place level here Examine leveling legs, find diamond marking. Screw legs into leg holes by hand, use a wrench to finish turning legs until diamond marking is no longer visible. CONNeCT VeNT Check levelness of dryer from side to side.
  • Page 15: Complete Installation Checklist

    Use and Care Guide, or to download door reversal instructions on your computer, have your model number ready, and go to www.whirlpool.com. Is exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint, restricting air movement? Run dryer for 5-10 minutes. Hold hand under outside exhaust hood to check air movement.
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