Whirlpool WED7990XU 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 numero de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el numero de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta.
W10309063B
W10309065B-SP
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Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY ......................................................................... 2
InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ............................................. 2
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 3
location Requirements ......................................................... 3
Electrical Requirements ........................................................ 5
Install leveling legs .............................................................. 6
Electrical Connection ............................................................ 6
Venting Requirements ......................................................... 12
Plan Vent System ................................................................. 13
Install Vent System .............................................................. 14
Connect Inlet Hose .............................................................. 14
Connect Vent ........................................................................ 15
level Dryer ........................................................................... 16
ComPlETE InSTAllATIon CHECklIST .............................. 16
TRouBlESHooTInG .............................................................. 16
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su producto, visite: www.whirlpool.com Tenga listo su numero de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el numero de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta.
  • Page 2: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ToolS AnD PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Tools needed: Wire stripper Tin snips (direct wire installations) (new vent installations) Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver 1/4" nut driver Vent clamps (recommended)
  • Page 3: Location Requirements

    Parts needed: (Not supplied with dryer) Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. See “Electrical Requirements” and “Venting Requirements” 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 DRYER DImEnSIonS Back view: Front view: 27" 9" (686 mm) (228 mm) " (902 mm) " (899 mm) " " " (149 mm) (89 mm) (88 mm) " " (156 mm) (36 mm) " (368 mm) " (18 mm) noTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (102 mm) clearance behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Closet installation (dryer only): Electrical Connection To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions provided for it here. This dryer is manufactured ready to install with a 3-wire ■...
  • Page 6: Install Leveling Legs

    If connecting by direct wire: Screw in leveling legs Power supply cable must match power supply (4-wire or 3-wire) and be: diamond Flexible armored cable or nonmetallic sheathed copper cable ■ marking (with ground wire), protected with flexible metallic conduit. All current-carrying wires must be insulated.
  • Page 7 Power supply cord strain relief: Remove terminal block cover Attach power supply cord strain relief Before you start, disconnect power. Remove hold-down screw A. Strain relief tab pointing up and terminal block cover. B. Hole below terminal block opening C. Clamp section D.
  • Page 8 4-wIRE pOwER SUppLY CORD Connect ground wire CONNECTION ImPoRTAnT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit the use of 3-wire connections. A. 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type 14-30R) B. 4-prong plug C. Ground prong Connect ground wire (F) (green or bare) of power supply cord D.
  • Page 9 Direct wire strain relief: Connect neutral wire Attach direct wire strain relief Connect neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of power supply cord to center, silver-colored terminal block screw (B). Tighten Unscrew removable conduit connector and any screws from screw.
  • Page 10 4-wIRE DIRECT wIRE Connect neutral ground wire CONNECTION and neutral wire Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct connection: ImPoRTAnT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections. Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct connection Connect neutral ground wire (E) and place hooked end (hook facing right) of neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of direct wire...
  • Page 11 3-wIRE DIRECT wIRE Connect neutral wire CONNECTION use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. Prepare your 3-wire cable for direct connection 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.
  • Page 12: Venting Requirements

    vENTINg REQUIREMENTS Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of power supply cord or cable under center, silver-colored terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw. WARnInG: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
  • Page 13: Plan Vent System

    Alternate exhaust installations (for close clearance): An exhaust hood should cap vent to keep rodents ■ and insects from entering home. Vent systems come in many varieties. Select the type best for your installation. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not use exhaust hood with a magnetic latch. ■...
  • Page 14: Install Vent System

    Determine vent path: Connect vent to exhaust hood Select route that will provide straightest and most direct ■ path outdoors. Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and turns. ■ When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room ■...
  • Page 15: Connect Vent

    Tighten couplings Turn on cold water faucet Check that the water faucets are turned on. Using pliers, tighten the couplings with additional two-thirds turn. Check for leaks noTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result. Attach long hose to “Y” connector and tighten couplings Check for leaks around “Y”...
  • Page 16: Level Dryer

    move dryer to final location COMpLETE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, go back through steps to see what was skipped. Check that you have all of your tools. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials. Be sure the water faucets are on.