POWER CORD INSTALLATION
(on some models)
IMPORTANT: To be performed by Whilrpool Corporation
authorized service personnel only.
Select the plug that fits with the electric receptacle.
NOTE: Plug types and quantities will vary by model.
Assemble the plug into the end of the power cord located on
the back of the dryer.
Secure power cord
Secure the power cord by seating the connection on the cord
lock. Place the cord lock cover and push until it snaps. Make
sure the power cord connection is seated on the cord lock
and that the cord lock clamps correctly.
Plug power supply cord into an earthed outlet. Turn power
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.
Check dryer's final location. Be sure vent is not crushed
Check that dryer is level. See "Level Dryer."
Remove film on console and any tape remaining on dryer.
Wipe dryer drum interior thoroughly with a damp cloth
to remove any dust.
Read "Dryer Use" in your Use and Care Guide.
Set the dryer on a full heat cycle (not an air cycle) for
20 minutes and start the dryer.
If the dryer will not start, check the following:
nDryer is plugged into an earthed 3-prong outlet.
nElectrical supply is connected.
n H ousehold fuse is intact and tight, or circuit breaker has
nDryer door is closed.
When the dryer has been running for 5 minutes, open the
dryer door and feel for heat. If you feel heat, cancel cycle
and close the door.
If you do not feel heat, turn the dryer off and check to see
whether gas supply line shut-off valve is open.
n I f the gas supply line shut-off valve is closed, open it,
then repeat the 5-minute test as outlined above.
n I f the gas supply line shut-off valve is open, contact
a qualified technician.
NOTE: You may notice an odor when the dryer is first heated.
This odor is common when the heating element is first used.
The odor will go away.