Electric Dryer Installation Requirements - Whirlpool CAM2752 Installation Instructions Manual

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ELECTRIC DRYER INSTALLATION RE L!IREMENTS
Location
Requirements
The dryer must be exhausted outdoors.
Explosion
Hazard
Keep flammable materials
and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not install in a garage.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
Your dryer can be installed in a basement, laundry room, or
recessed area.
Companion appliance location requirements
should also be
considered.
iMPORTANT: Do not install or store the dryer where it
will be exposed to the weather. Proper installation
is your
responsibility.
You will need:
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A grounded electrical outlet located within 6 ft. (1.8 m) of
where the power cord is attached to the back of the dryer.
See "Electrical Requirements."
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A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under
entire dryer. Installing the dryer on soft floor surfaces,
such as carpets or surfaces with foam backing, is not
recommended.
Electric dryer installation clearances
[] The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door
to be fully opened.
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Additional
spacing should be considered for ease of
installation
and servicing. The door opens more than 180 °.
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Additional
clearances might be required for wall, door, and
floor moldings.
[]
Additional
spacing of 1" (25 mm) on all sides of the dryer is
recommended
to reduce noise transfer.
Recessed Area and Closet Installation
Instructions
This dryer may be installed in a recessed area or closet. For
recessed area and closet installations, minimum
clearances
can be found on the warning label on the rear of the dryer
or in "Dimensions/Clearances."
The installation spacing is in inches and is the minimum
allowable. Additional
spacing should be considered for ease
of installation, servicing, and compliance
with local codes and
ordinances.
If closet door is installed, the minimum
unobstructed
air
opening in the top and bottom is required. Louvered doors
with equivalent
air openings are acceptable.
48 in.2
(310 cm2)
front
view
24 in.2
(155 cm _)
0
closet
door
3"
_6 ram}
Electrical
Requirements
- U.S.A. only
it is your responsibility:
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To contact a qualified electrical installer.
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To be sure that the electrical connection
is adequate and in
conformance
with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA
70-latest edition and all local codes and ordinances.
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The National Electrical Code requires a 4-wire power
supply connection for homes built after 1996, dryer circuits
involved in remodeling
after 1996, and all mobile home
installations.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection
Association, One Batterymarch
Park, Quincy, MA 02269.
To supply the required 3 or 4 wire, single phase, 120/240
volt, 60 Hz., AC only electrical supply (or 3 or 4 wire,
120/208 volt electrical
supply, if specified on the serial/
rating plate) on a separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both
sides of the line. A time delay fuse or circuit breaker is
recommended.
Connect to an individual branch circuit.
Do not have a fuse in the neutral or grounding
circuit.
Do not use an extension cord.
If codes permit
and a separate
ground
wire
is used, it is
recommended
that a qualified
electrician
determine
that
the ground
path is adequate.
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