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Installation Instructions; Tools And Parts - Whirlpool DUET SPORT W10151580B Use And Care Manual

Duet sport electronic electric dryer
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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.
Do not dry articles that have been previously cleaned in,
washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-
cleaning solvents, or other flammable or explosive
substances as they give off vapors that could ignite or
explode.
Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the dryer is
used near children.
Before the dryer is removed from service or discarded,
remove the door to the drying compartment.
Do not reach into the dryer if the drum is moving.
Do not install or store the dryer where it will be exposed
to the weather.
Do not tamper with controls.
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
here.
Flat-blade screwdriver
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1" (25 mm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
Wire stripper (direct wire
installations)
Level
Parts supplied
Remove parts packages from dryer drum. Check that all parts are
included.
Parts package.
4 Leveling legs
NOTE: Do not use leveling legs if installing the dryer on a
pedestal.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Tools and Parts

Vent clamps
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
Tin snips (new vent
installations)
1
" nut driver or socket
4
wrench (recommended)
Tape measure
Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt
any servicing unless specifically recommended in this
Use and Care Guide or in published user-repair
instructions that you understand and have the skills to
carry out.
Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static
unless recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric
softener or product.
Do not use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber or
similarly textured rubber-like materials.
Clean lint screen before or after each load.
Keep area around the exhaust opening and adjacent
surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint, dust,
and dirt.
The interior of the dryer and exhaust vent should be
cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel.
See installation instructions for grounding requirements.
Parts needed
Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting.
See "Electrical Requirements" and "Venting Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
For close-clearance installations between 28.65" (728 mm)
and 34.15" (867 mm), see "Plan Vent System" section for
venting requirements.
Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware
available for purchase from the dealer from whom you purchased
your dryer. For further information, please refer to the "Assistance
or Service" section.
If using a power supply cord:
Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with
clothes dryers. The kit should contain:
A UL listed 30-amp power supply cord, rated
120/240 volt minimum. The cord should be type SRD or
SRDT and be at least 4 ft (1.22 m) long. The wires that
connect to the dryer must end in ring terminals or spade
terminals with upturned ends.
A UL listed strain relief.
34.15"
(867 mm)
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