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Tools And Materials Needed For Installation; Parts Supplied For Installation; Electrical Requirements - Whirlpool 9830492 Installation Instructions

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Before you start...
Check location
where dryer will
be installed.
Proper installation
is
your responsibility.
Make sure
you have everything
necessary
for correct
installation,
Grounded electrical supply
is required.
See Electrical
requirements,
Panel A.
Four-inch metal exhaust
duct is required.
Check code requirements:
Some codes do not permit or
limit installation
of clothes
dryers in garages,
closets,
mobile
homes, or sleeping
quarters.
Contact
your local
building
inspector.
Protection from the weather:
Proper operation
of dryer cycles
requires temperatures
above
45"F,
or the dryer may not shut off when
automatic
cycles are used.
level floor:
1 -inch maximum
slope
under entire dryer.
Open dryer and remove
literature
and parts
packages.
Important: Observe all
governing codes and
ordinances.
closet installation
instructions" on back cover.
Support:
Floor must be
sturdy enough
to support
dryer weight
of 92 pounds.
Tools and materials
needed for
installation:
knife
Parts supplied for
installation:
Remove
parts from packages.
Check thal
all parts were included.
literature
package
Panel A
Electrical
Requirements
This appliance
is manufactured
with
the
neutral terminal
connected
to the cabinet
Electrical Shock Hazard
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Electrical ground is required on this
appliance.
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If cold water pipe is interrupted by
plastic, non-metallic
gaskets or other
insulating materials, Do Not use for
grounding.
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Do Not ground to a gas pipe.
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Do Not modify the power supply cord
plug. If it does not fit the outlet, have a
proper outlet installed by a qualified
electrician.
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Do Not have a fuse in the neutral or
grounding circuit. A fuse in the neutral
or grounding circuit could result in an
electrical shock.
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Do Not use an extension cord with this
appliance.
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Check with a qualified electrician
if
you are in doubt as to whether the
appliance
is properly grounded.
Failure to follow these instructions could
result in serious injury or death.
If codes permit and a separate grounding
wire is used, it is recommended
that a
qualified electrician
determine that the
grounding path is adequate.
1.
A three-wire
or four-wire,
single-phase,
120/240-volt,
60-Hz, AC only, electrical
supply (or three-wire
or four-wire,
120/2O&volt
if specified
on nameplate)
is
required
on a separate
30-ampere
circuit,
fused on both sides of the line. Time-delay
fuse or circuit breaker
is recommended.
2. This dryer is equipped
with a
30-amp-rated,
flexible-type,
3-wire
receptacle
power
supply cord (pigtail).
Where local codes permit,
it
must be plugged
into a
mating,
30-amp
receptacle
(NEMA Type 1 O-30R). (See
Figure 1.)
(IOdOR)
3. IF THE POWER SUPPLY CORD IS
REMOVED, THE DRYER MUST BE
CONNECTED
WITH lo-GAUGE
COPPER WIRE ONLY.
Figure 1
Electrical Shock Hazard
It is the customer's responsibility:
9 To contact a qualified electrical
installer.
. To assure that the electrical
installation is adequate and in
conformance
with National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 704atest
edition*, and all local codes and
ordinances.
Failure to do so could result in fire,
electrical shock or other personal
injury.
Fire Hazard
. Do Not store gasoline, paint thinners,
or other flammable materials near
dryer. Fumes from such materials
may result in fire or explosion.
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Never install dryer up against
draperies or curtains or on carpet.
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Keep any and all items from falling
or collecting
behind the dryer.
Failure to follow these instructions
could result in a fire or explosion.
Fire Hazard
If you install the dryer in a garage,
carport, or areas near vehicles where
fumes from gasoline or other flammable
materials may be present, the vapors
may be heavier than air and remain near
floor. Place dryer a minimum of 18 inches
above floor. Check with your building
inspector regarding requirements for this
installation.
Failure to follow these instructions could
result in fire or explosion.
4. The appliance
may be connected
directly
to the fused disconnect
or circuit
breaker
box through
flexible
armored
or
non-metallic
sheathed
copper
cable.
Allow two or three feet of slack in the line
between
the wall and the appliance
so
that it can be moved
if servicing
is ever
necessary.
A 3/4", U.L.-listed strain relief
must be provided
at each
end of the
power supply cable
(at the appliance
and
at the junction
box). Wire sizes (COPPER
WIRE ONLY) and connections
must
conform
with the rating of the appliance
(30 amperes).
IMPORTANT: OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING
CODES AND ORDINANCES.
5. For mobile
home or other four-wire
installations,
the 3-wire power
supply cord
must be removed
and the appliance
wiring must be revised. The appliance
cabinet
must not be connected
to the
neutral terminal,
but must be connected
to the grounding
wire (green with yellow
stripes) of the power supply cord or cable.
(See Panel B for details.)
When a four-wire
receptacle
of NEMA
Type 14-30R is used (See Figure 2), a
matching
120/240-volt
minimum,
30-ampere,
UL-
I-wire
listed dryer power supply cord
(pigtail)
must be used. This
rT:?$&r
cord contains
four No.-10
copper
conductors
with ring
terminals
or spade
terminals
with upturned
ends on dryer
end terminating
in a NEMA
Type 14-30P plug on supply
end. The fourth (grounding)
conductor
must be identified
by a green or green/yellow
cover and the neutral
Figure 2
conductor
by a white cover. Cord should
be Type SRD or SRDT, with a 3/4", U.L.-listed
strain relief and be at least four feet long.
The power supply cord kit and strain relief
are not provided
with the dryer.

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