Whirlpool DUET SPORT W10151580B Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
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  • Page 1 ® ® ELECTRONIC ELECTRIC DRYER Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories, or service, call:1-800-253-1301 or visit our website at... www.whirlpool.com Table of Contents ... 2 W10151580B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DRYER SAFETY...2 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...3 Tools and Parts ...3 Optional Pedestal...4 Location Requirements ...4 Electrical Requirements ...6 Electrical Connection ...8 Venting Requirements...13 Plan Vent System ...14 Install Vent System...15 Install Leveling Legs...15 Connect Vent...15 Level Dryer ...15 Reverse Door Swing ...16 Complete Installation ...17 DRYER USE ...18 Starting Your Dryer...18...
  • Page 3: Installation Instructions

    WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the dryer. Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.
  • Page 4: Optional Pedestal

    Optional Pedestal Are you placing the dryer on a pedestal? You have the option of purchasing pedestals of different heights separately for this dryer. You may select a 10" (254 mm) pedestal or a 15.5" (394 mm) pedestal with a shelf and bin dividers. These pedestals will add to the total height of the dryer for a total height of approximately 46"...
  • Page 5 Installation clearances The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to open fully. Dryer Dimensions 36" (914 mm) *28.65" (728 mm) 27" (686 mm) *Most installations require a minimum 5" (127 mm) clearance behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See “Venting Requirements.”...
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    Recommended installation spacing for cabinet installation For cabinet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation openings in the top of the cabinet are required. 7"* (178 mm) 7"* (178 mm) 28.65" 1"* 5"** (127 mm) (728 mm) (25 mm) (25 mm) *Required spacing **For side or bottom venting, 0"...
  • Page 7: Grounding Instructions

    Electrical Connection To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions provided for it here. If local codes do not permit the connection of a neutral ground wire to the neutral wire, see “Optional 3-wire connection”...
  • Page 8: Electrical Connection

    Power Supply Cord WARNING Fire Hazard Use a new UL listed 30 amp power supply cord. Use a UL listed strain relief. Disconnect power before making electrical connections. Connect neutral wire (white or center wire) to center terminal (silver). Ground wire (green or bare wire) must be connected to green ground connector.
  • Page 9 Style 2: Direct wire strain relief Unscrew the removable conduit connector and any screws from a ⁄ " (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief through the hole below the terminal block opening.
  • Page 10 2. Remove neutral ground wire from external ground conductor screw. Connect neutral ground wire and the neutral wire (white or center wire) of power supply cord under center, silver-colored terminal block screw. Tighten screw. A. External ground conductor screw - Dotted line shows position of NEUTRAL ground wire before being moved to center silver-colored terminal block screw.
  • Page 11 3. Connect ground wire (green or bare) of direct wire cable to external ground conductor screw. Tighten screw. A. External ground conductor screw B. Ground wire (green or bare) of power supply cable ⁄ " (19 mm) UL listed strain relief D.
  • Page 12 When connecting to the terminal block, place the hooked end of the wire under the screw of the terminal block (hook facing right), squeeze hooked end together and tighten screw, as shown. 1. Loosen or remove center silver-colored terminal block screw. 2.
  • Page 13: Venting Requirements

    102 mm 4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent DURASAFE™ vent products can be purchased from your dealer or by calling Whirlpool Parts and Accessories. For more information, see the “Assistance or Service” section. Rigid metal vent For best drying performance, rigid metal vents are recommended.
  • Page 14: Plan Vent System

    Choose your exhaust installation type Recommended exhaust installations Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Other installations are possible. A. Dryer E. Clamps B. Elbow F. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent C. Wall G. Vent length necessary to connect elbows D.
  • Page 15: Install Vent System

    Determine vent length and elbows needed for best drying performance Use the following Vent system chart to determine type of vent material and hood combinations acceptable to use. NOTE: Do not use vent runs longer than those specified in the Vent system chart. Exhaust systems longer than those specified will: Shorten the life of the dryer.
  • Page 16: Reverse Door Swing

    You can change your door swing from a right-side opening to a left-side opening, if desired. 1. Place a towel or soft cloth on top of the dryer or work space to protect the surface. Remove the door assembly 1. Remove the 4 screws that hold the door hinge on the front panel of the dryer.
  • Page 17: Complete Installation

    7. Reassemble the inner and outer door assemblies with the 6 screws. Reverse the strike 1. Use a small flat-blade screwdriver to remove plug strip from the dryer door opening. Slide the head of the screwdriver under the plugs, being certain not to scratch the dryer surface.
  • Page 18: Dryer Use

    WARNING Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer. Do not dry anything that has ever had anything flammable on it (even after washing). Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, explosion, or fire. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance.
  • Page 19: Stopping Or Restarting Your Dryer

    Auto Dry cycles take the guesswork out of drying time and enhance fabric care. The amount of time that is displayed is the estimated time remaining in the cycle. To use a Manual Cycle Point the dial to a Manual Cycle. Press TIMING Up or Down until the desired drying time is displayed.
  • Page 20: Cycles

    WRINKLE SHIELD™ Feature The WRINKLE SHIELD™ feature light illuminates when this option is selected. This indicator stays on with the Cycle Complete light. Indicator lights Other indicator lights on the control panel show when Cycle, Temp Adjust, and End of Cycle settings are selected. Cycles Select the drying cycle that matches the type of load you are drying.
  • Page 21: Additional Features

    Additional Features WRINKLE SHIELD™ Feature The WRINKLE SHIELD™ feature helps smooth out wrinkles that form when you cannot unload the dryer promptly at the end of a cycle. During this option, the dryer stops tumbling and then tumbles again for a brief period. Press the WRINKLE SHIELD™...
  • Page 22: Dryer Care

    To use the drying rack Do not remove the lint screen. 1. Open dryer door. A. Front edge 2. Place drying rack inside dryer drum, positioning the back wire on the ledge of the inner dryer back panel. Push down on front edge of drying rack to secure over the lint screen.
  • Page 23: Cleaning The Dryer Interior

    IMPORTANT: Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose, damaged, blocked, or missing. Doing so can cause overheating and damage to both the dryer and fabrics. If lint falls off the screen into the dryer during removal, check the exhaust hood and remove the lint. See “Venting Requirements.”...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    First try the solutions suggested here or visit our website and reference FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) In U.S.A. www.whirlpool.com/help - In Canada www.whirlpool.ca Dryer Operation Dryer will not run Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? There may be 2 fuses or circuit breakers for the dryer.
  • Page 25 Are fabric softener sheets blocking the grille? Use only one fabric softener sheet, and use it only once. Is the exhaust vent the correct length? Check that the exhaust vent is not too long or has too many turns. Long venting will increase drying times. See “Plan Vent System.”...
  • Page 26: Assistance Or Service

    Whirlpool designated service technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the United States. To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance...
  • Page 27 Notes...
  • Page 28: Warranty

    5. Cosmetic damage, including scratches, dents, chips or other damage to the nish of your major appliance, unless such damage results from defects in materials or workmanship and is reported to Whirlpool within 30 days from the date of purchase.

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