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GAS DRYER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
CANADIAN ELECTRIC DRYER INSTRUCTIONS
INSTRUCTIONS POUR L'INSTALLATION
DE LA SÉCHEUSE À GAZ (É.-U. ET CANADA)
ÉLECTRIQUE (CANADA UNIQUEMENT)

Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY .......................................................................... 2
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS .............................................. 4
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 4
LOCATION REQUIREMENTS ..................................................... 5
GAS DRYER POWER HOOKUP ................................................. 7
INSTALL LEVELING LEGS .......................................................... 9
MAKE GAS CONNECTION ....................................................... 10
VENTING .................................................................................... 10
Venting Requirements ......................................................... 10
Plan Vent System ................................................................. 11
Install Vent System .............................................................. 12
CONNECT VENT ....................................................................... 14
LEVEL DRYER ........................................................................... 15
COMPLETE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST ............................... 15
DOOR REVERSAL (OPTIONAL) ............................................... 16
INSTALLATION NOTES
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Date of purchase:
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Date of installation:
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Installer:
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Model number:
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Serial number:
W10868945A
W10868946A-SP
Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.Whirlpool.com
Table des matières
SÉCURITÉ DE LA SÉCHEUSE ................................................. 26
EXIGENCES D'INSTALLATION................................................. 28
Outillage et pièces ............................................................ 28
EXIGENCES D'EMPLACEMENT .............................................. 29
SÉCHEUSE ÉLECTRIQUE RACCORDEMENT À
L'ALIMENTATION ÉLECTRIQUE - CANADA SEULEMENT ... 31
RACCORDEMENT D'UNE SÉCHEUSE À GAZ ....................... 31
INSTALLATION DES PIEDS DE NIVELLEMENT...................... 33
RACCORDEMENT AU GAZ ...................................................... 34
ÉVACUATION ............................................................................ 34
Exigences concernant l'évacuation ................................ 34
Planification du système d'évacuation ........................... 35
Installation du système d'évacuation .............................. 37
RACCORDEMENT DU TUYAU D'ALIMENTATION
(MODÈLE À VAPEUR UNIQUEMENT) ..................................... 37
RACCORDEMENT DU CONDUIT D'ÉVACUATION ................ 39
RÉGLAGE DE L'APLOMB DE LA SÉCHEUSE......................... 39
ACHEVER L'INSTALLATION LISTE DE VÉRIFICATION .......... 40
INVERSION DE LA PORTE (FACULTATIF) ............................... 40
NOTES CONCERNANT L'INSTALLATION
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Date d'achat:
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Date d'installation:
______________________________________
Installateur:
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Numéro de modéle:
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Numéro de série:

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    RÉGLAGE DE L’APLOMB DE LA SÉCHEUSE......39 DOOR REVERSAL (OPTIONAL) ..........16 ACHEVER L’INSTALLATION LISTE DE VÉRIFICATION ..40 INVERSION DE LA PORTE (FACULTATIF) ....... 40 Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.Whirlpool.com INSTALLATION NOTES NOTES CONCERNANT L’INSTALLATION __________________________________...
  • Page 2: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY...
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS Tools needed for gas installations: TOOLS AND PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Tools needed for all installations: 8" or 10" pipe wrench 8" or 10" adjustable wrench (for gas connections) Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Pipe-joint compound resistant to LP gas Parts supplied (all models):...
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    Parts needed (steam models): DRYER DIMENSIONS Front view: 27" (686 mm) " Min. 5' (1.52 m) inlet hose (984 mm) Additional parts may be required, depending on your installation. 39" Max. Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. (990 mm) Read “Electrical Requirements”...
  • Page 6 Installation Clearances Custom under counter installation: For each arrangement, consider allowing more space for ease of installation and servicing; spacing for companion appliances and clearances for walls, doors, and floor moldings. Space must be large enough to allow door to fully open. Add spacing on all sides of dryer to reduce noise transfer.
  • Page 7: Electric Dryer Power Hookup-Canada Only

    ELECTRIC DRYER POWER HOOKUP – GAS DRYER POWER HOOKUP CANADA ONLY ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS It is your responsibility: To contact a qualified electrical installer. To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in conformance with Canadian Electrical Code, C22.1 – latest 120 Volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15- or 20- amp fused electrical edition and all local codes.
  • Page 8 GAS SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS GAS SUPPLY LINE Option 1 (Recommended Method) Flexible stainless steel gas connector: If local codes permit, use a new flexible stainless steel gas connector (Design Certified by the American Gas Association or CSA International) to connect your dryer to the rigid gas ⁄...
  • Page 9: Install Leveling Legs

    INSTALL LEVELING LEGS GAS SUPPLY CONNECTION REQUIREMENTS Use an elbow and a " flare x " NPT adapter fitting between the flexible gas connector and the dryer gas pipe, as needed to avoid kinking. ® Use only pipe-joint compound. Do not use TEFLON tape.
  • Page 10: Make Gas Connection

    MAKE GAS CONNECTION VENTING (gas models only) Venting Requirements Connect gas supply to dryer A. Flared male fitting B. Non-flared male fitting Remove red cap from gas pipe. Using a wrench to tighten, connect gas supply to dryer. Use pipe-joint compound on threads of all non-flared male fittings.
  • Page 11: Plan Vent System

    Exhaust hoods: Plan Vent System An exhaust hood should cap the vent to keep rodents and Choose your exhaust installation type insects from entering the home. Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object Recommended exhaust installation: that may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow).
  • Page 12: Install Vent System

    Special provisions for mobile homes: Long Vent System Chart Exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible Number of Type Angled portion of mobile home and must not terminate beneath the 90° elbows of vent hoods mobile home. Terminate exhaust vent outside. Rigid metal 160 ft.
  • Page 13: Connect Inlet Hose (Steam Model Only)

    CONNECT INLET HOSE Tighten couplings (STEAM MODEL ONLY) For non-steam models, skip to “Connect Vent.” The dryer must be connected to the cold water faucet using the new inlet hoses (not supplied). Do not use old hoses. NOTE: Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the risk of hose failure.
  • Page 14: Connect Vent

    CONNECT VENT Attach long hose to dryer fill valve and tighten coupling Connect vent to exhaust outlet Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure vent is clean. Dryer vent must fit over dryer exhaust outlet and inside exhaust hood.
  • Page 15: Level Dryer

    LEVEL DRYER COMPLETE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST Level dryer 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. Place Be sure the water faucets are on.
  • Page 16: Door Reversal (Optional)

    DOOR REVERSAL (OPTIONAL) Move the door strike The following instructions are for models with a round and square-shaped doors. Tools needed: #2 Phillips screwdriver Min. 8" long TORX T25 ® †† screwdriver Reverse door swing round-shaped door flat glass – single handle Using a T25 ®...