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  • Page 1 DRYER SAFETY...
  • Page 3 Please contact the machine's owner for proper service and repairs if the product appears damaged or defective.
  • Page 4: Dryer Disposal

    DRYER DISPOSAL INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Tools and Parts: Gather required tools and parts before starting installation. Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Wire stripper Tin snips (direct wire installations) (new vent installations) 6,2 mm (1/4") nut driver Adjustable wrench that opens to 25 mm (1") or hex-head Putty knife Level socket wrench (for adjusting...
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    LOCATION REQUIREMENTS Parts supplied (all models): Select proper location for your dryer to improve performance and minimize noise. Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
  • Page 6: Dryer Dimensions

    Dryer Dimensions Recessed Area and Closet Installation This dryer may be installed in a recessed area or closet. Front View: If a closet door or louvered door is installed, the minimum unobstructed air openings in the top and bottom of the door 686 mm are required.
  • Page 7: Gas Requirements

    For Both Gas and Electric Dryers: NOTE: In accordance with the European EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) the maximum electricity supply system impedance to which the electric dryer should be connected is declared to be 0.29 Ohm + J0.18 Ohm. This dryer has a Maximum power absorption/usage of 4700 watts. GAS REQUIREMENTS OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING CODES AND ORDINANCES.
  • Page 8: Install Leveling Legs

    Gas connection to the dryer itself should be made by means of Screw in leveling legs a exible gas hose suitable for the appliance and gas category in accordance with national installation regulations. If in doubt, contact the gas supplier. It should be minimum 10 mm (3/8") ID. A means of restraint should be used between the appliance and diamond the wall to prevent straining of the rigid gas supply when the...
  • Page 9: Plan Vent System

    IMPORTANT: Elbows: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent, 45° elbows provide better air ow than 90° elbows. chimney, wall, ceiling, attic, crawlspace, or a concealed space of a building. Only rigid or exible metal vent shall be used for exhausting.
  • Page 10 Optional exhaust installations (on some models) This dryer can be converted to exhaust out the right side, left side, or through the bottom. If you prefer, you may contact your local dealer to have the dryer converted. Periscope installation Determine vent path: Select route that will provide straightest and most direct path outdoors.
  • Page 11: Connect Vent

    The Vent System Chart provides venting requirements that Connect vent to exhaust hood will help achieve best drying performance. Vent System Chart Number of Type Box/louvered Angled 90° turns of vent hoods hoods or elbows Rigid metal 15,8 m (52 ft.) 13,4 m (44 ft.) 13,4 m (44 ft.) 11,0 m (36 ft.)
  • Page 12: Level Dryer

    LEVEL DRYER 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 dryer legs are properly installed. Check that you have all of your tools. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials.
  • Page 13: Reverse Door Swing (Optional)

    REVERSE DOOR SWING (OPTIONAL) Lift door off top screws If your door is the 29" Large Side-Swing Door, follow steps 1-6. If your door is the 29" Super Wide Side-Swing Door, follow steps 1-13. Lift door until top screws in cabinet are in large part of hinge slot.
  • Page 14 Check door strike alignment Lift door off top screws Lift door until top screws in dryer cabinet are in large part of Close door and check that door strike aligns with door hinge slot. Pull door forward off screws. Set door (handle side catch.
  • Page 15 Rotate outer door Remove door strike Take outer door and rotate in 180º and set it back down on inner door. Be certain to keep cardboard spacer centered between doors. Reattach outer door panel to inner door panel so handle is on the side where hinges were just removed.
  • Page 16: Non-Use, Storage, And Moving Care

    NON-USE, STORAGE, Remove door strike plug AND MOVING CARE Non-Use or Storage Care Operate your dryer only when you are at home. If you will be on vacation or not using your dryer for an extended period of time, you should: 1.
  • Page 17: Technical Specifications

    Adjusted Pressure: Note: Conversion kit: From Natural Gas to LP Gas : Whirlpool Part No. W10233219. Conversion kit: From Natural Gas to Natural Gas - France/Belgium: Whirlpool Part No. W10181947. Manufacturer: Whirlpool Corporation, Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022, USA. TROUBLESHOOTING See the “Use and Care Guide” to possibly avoid the cost of a service call.
  • Page 18: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY ADDITIONAL SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS I Do not use this dryer if it appears to be damaged or is defective. Contact the owner of the dryer to have proper repairs made. I Do not use this dryer if industrial chemicals have been used for cleaning. I Do not dry unwashed items in the tumble dryer.
  • Page 19: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of re, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the dryer. Before the dryer is removed from service or discarded, remove the doors to the drying compartment.
  • Page 20 DRYER DISPOSAL...
  • Page 21: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS Dry Linen Capacity These units are sold in multiple regions with different 15 kg (33 lb) requirements for measuring capacity. Below are a few of the valid forms of measure posted on this product: IEC Capacity Dry Linen Capacity: A weight measure that re ects a maximum load size that can be loaded into the dryer.
  • Page 22 CONTROL PANEL & FEATURES Not all features and options are available on all models. Appearance may vary. END OF CYCLE SIGNAL/PUSH TO START DRYER CYCLE KNOB The End of Cycle Signal produces an audible sound when Use your Dryer Cycle knob to select available cycles on the drying cycle is nished.
  • Page 23: Setting The Drying Temperature

    CYCLE GUIDE — AUTOMATIC DRY CYCLES Not all cycles and settings are available on all models. Settings and options shown in bold are default settings for that cycle. AUTOMATIC DRY CYCLES - Senses moisture in the load or air temperature and shuts off when the load reaches the selected dryness level.
  • Page 24: Clean The Lint Screen

    USING YOUR DRYER WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this dryer. Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to remove dust from storing and shipping. Clean the lint screen Load the dryer Clean the lint screen before each load.
  • Page 25 Select the desired cycle Select End of Cycle Signal (if desired) Turn the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL knob to select the desired setting (On or Off). The End of Cycle Signal produces an audible sound when the drying cycle is nished. Promptly removing clothes at the end of the cycle reduces wrinkling.
  • Page 26: Cleaning The Dryer Location

    DRYER CARE Cleaning the lint screen Cleaning the dryer location Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would Every load cleaning block the air ow for proper dryer operation. This includes The lint screen is located in the dryer. A screen blocked by clearing piles of laundry in front of the dryer.
  • Page 27: Moving Care

    IMPORTANT: To prevent damage to dryer and personal injury, any transport/installation of dryer requires two-person handling. Vacation, storage, and moving care Non-Use or Storage Care Operate your dryer only when you are at home. If you will be on vacation or not using your dryer for an extended period of time, you should: 1.
  • Page 28 TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. If you experience Possible Causes Solution Lint screen clogged with lint. Lint screen should be cleaned before each load. Clothes are not drying satisfactorily, drying The Fluff Air cycle has been Select the right cycle for the types of garments being dried.
  • Page 29 Temperature/Fabric control was load and shut off when the load reaches the selected dryness. set to high. This reduces overdrying. EU representative: Whirlpool Europe s.r.l., Viale Guido Borghi 27, 21025 Comerio (VA) Italy Manufacturer: Whirlpool Corp., 1300 Marion-Agosta Rd., Marion, OH 43302...