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Kenmore W10850306A Installation Instructions Manual

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Dryer Installation Instructions
Instrucciones de instalación de la secadora
Instructions d'Installation de la sécheuse
English / Español / Français
Table of Contents...2 / Índice...25 / Table des Matières...49
Kenmore
®
Gas & Electric Dryer
Secadora a gas y eléctrica
Sécheuse à gaz et électrique
P/N W10850306A
Sears Brands Management Corporation
Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
www.kenmore.com
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3
www.sears.ca

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  • Page 1 Table of Contents...2 / Índice...25 / Table des Matières...49 Kenmore ® Gas & Electric Dryer Secadora a gas y eléctrica Sécheuse à gaz et électrique P/N W10850306A Sears Brands Management Corporation Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.kenmore.com Sears Canada Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY ..............2 MAKE GAS CONNECTION – U.S.A. AND CANADA ..16 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ........4 VENTING ................ 17 Tools and Parts ............4 Venting Requirements ..........17 LOCATION REQUIREMENTS ..........5 Plan Vent System ............18 ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS – U.S.A. ONLY ....7 Install Vent System ............
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS TOOLS AND PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here. Tools needed for all installations: Flat-head screwdriver Adjustable wrench that 1/4" (6 mm) nut driver Tin snips (new vent opens to 1"...
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    Tools needed for gas installations: Parts needed: (Not supplied with dryer) Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. See “Electrical Requirements” and “Venting Requirements” before purchasing parts. Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware available for purchase from the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer.
  • Page 6 INSTALLATION CLEARANCES Spacing for recessed area or closet installation For each arrangement, consider allowing more space for ease of The dimensions shown are for the minimum spacing allowed. installation and servicing; spacing for companion appliances and Additional spacing should be considered for ease of installation ■...
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements - U.s.a. Only

    ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS – If your outlet looks like this: Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord with U.S.A. ONLY (SPÉCIFICATIONS ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain relief. The 4-wire power supply cord, at least ÉLECTRIQUES – ÉTATS-UNIS 4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have 4 10-gauge solid SEULEMENT) copper wires and match a 4-wire receptacle of NEMA Type 14-30 R.
  • Page 8: Electric Dryer Power Hookup - Canada Only

    ELECTRIC DRYER POWER GAS DRYER POWER HOOKUP – HOOKUP – CANADA ONLY U.S.A. AND CANADA 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 ■...
  • Page 9: Install Leveling Legs

    LP Gas Conversion: BURNER INPUT REQUIREMENTS Elevations above 2,000 ft. (610 m): IMPORTANT: Conversion must be made by a qualifi ed technician. When installed above 2,000 ft. (610 m), a 4% reduction of the No attempt shall be made to convert the dryer from the gas ■...
  • Page 10: Make Electrical Connection - U.s.a. Only

    For mobile home use Screw in leveling legs Gas dryers must be securely fastened to the fl oor. Mobile home installations require a Mobile Home Installation Hold-down Kit. For ordering information, call 1-844-553-6667 (U.S.) or 1-800-469-4663 (Canada). Using a wrench and tape measure, screw leveling legs into leg holes until bottom of foot is approximately 1/2"...
  • Page 11: Power Supply Cord Connection

    POWER SUPPLY CORD CONNECTION Attach power supply cord to strain relief Put power supply cord through the strain relief. Be sure that the wire insulation on the power supply cord is inside the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fi t with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position.
  • Page 12 Prepare to connect neutral ground wire Connect remaining wires and neutral wire Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinstall terminal block cover. Secure cover with hold down screw. Now, go to “Venting Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral ground Requirements.”...
  • Page 13: Direct Wire Connection

    DIRECT WIRE CONNECTION Connect neutral wire Connect neutral wire (white or center) (C) of power supply cord to center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw. Connect remaining wires Direct Wire Strain Relief Attach direct wire strain relief Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws.
  • Page 14 Attach direct wire cable to strain relief Prepare to connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fi t with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against the direct wire cable.
  • Page 15 Connect remaining wires Connect neutral wire Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires Place hooked end of neutral wire (white under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). or center) (C) of direct wire cable under Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screws. Finally, center terminal block screw (B).
  • Page 16: Make Gas Connection - U.s.a. And Canada

    MAKE GAS CONNECTION – Connect neutral ground wire U.S.A. AND CANADA and neutral wire Connect gas supply to dryer Flared Non-fl ared male fi tting male fi tting Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white or Remove red cap from gas pipe. Using a wrench to tighten, center wire) (C) of power supply cord or cable under center connect gas supply to dryer.
  • Page 17: Venting

    VENTING Exhaust hoods: Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object ■ Venting Requirements that may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow). Recommended Styles: Louvered Hood Box Hood Acceptable Style: WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
  • Page 18: Plan Vent System

    Plan Vent System Determine vent path: Select route that will provide straightest and most direct ■ Recommended exhaust installations path outdoors. Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and turns. ■...
  • Page 19: Install Vent System

    INSTALL VENT SYSTEM Install exhaust hood Attach short hose and “Y” connector 12" min. (305 mm) 12" min. (305 mm) Attach 2 ft (0.6 m) inlet hose to cold water faucet. Screw on Install exhaust hood and use caulking compound to seal coupling by hand until it is seated on faucet.
  • Page 20: Connect Vent

    CONNECT VENT Attach long hose to dryer fi ll valve and tighten coupling Connect vent to exhaust outlet " (768 mm) 4" (101 mm) Attach other end of long hose to fi ll valve at top of dryer back panel. Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet Screw on coupling by hand until in dryer.
  • Page 21: 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. ■...
  • Page 22: Reverse Door Swing (Optional)

    REVERSE DOOR SWING (OPTIONAL) NOTE: Magnetized screwdriver is helpful. Place towel on dryer Remove screws from hinges Remove screws attaching hinges to door. Place towel on top of dryer to avoid damaging the surface. Remove screws from door Remove bottom screws Remove screws at top, bottom, and side of door (4 screws) that hold the inner and outer door together.
  • Page 23 Rotate outer door Remove door strike and door strike plug Door strike plug Door strike Rotate outer door 180º and set it back down on inner door. Reattach outer door panel to inner door panel so handle is on the side where hinges were just removed. Insert 4 door screws. Flip door over Remove door strike and door strike plug from dryer cabinet.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    Insert screws in hinge holes Check door strike alignment on dryer cabinet NOTE: Two people may be needed to reinstall door. Close door and check that door strike aligns with door Insert screws into the bottom holes on left side of dryer cabinet. catch.
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