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Whirlpool Duet W10049540 Use And Care Manual

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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
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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 W10049540...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    DRYER SAFETY...3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...4 Tools and Parts ...4 Options ...4 Location Requirements ...5 Electrical Requirements ...7 Electrical Connection ...9 Venting Requirements...14 Plan Vent System ...15 Install Vent System...16 Install Leveling Legs ...16 Connect Vent...17 Level Dryer ...17 Complete Installation ...17 TABLE OF CONTENTS DRYER USE ...18 Starting Your Dryer...18...
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Tools and Parts Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here. Flat-blade screwdriver Vent clamps #2 Phillips screwdriver Caulking gun and compound (for installing Adjustable wrench that new exhaust vent) opens to 1"...
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    Door Reversal Kit Are you planning to reverse the door swing direction on your ® DUET dryer? To do so, you will need to purchase a Door Reversal Kit. To order, call the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer or refer to the “Assistance or Service”...
  • Page 6 Dryer Dimensions 38" (96.52 cm) *31½" (80 cm) (68.6 cm) *Most installations require a minimum 5" (12.7 cm) clearance behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See “Venting Requirements.” Installation spacing for recessed area or closet installation The following spacing dimensions are recommended for this dryer.
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    Recommended installation spacing for recessed or closet installation, with stacked washer and dryer The dimensions shown are for the recommended spacing. 48 in. (310 cm 3"* (7.6 cm) 3"* (7.6 cm) 24 in. (155 cm *Required spacing 6"* (15.2 cm) 76"...
  • Page 8 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.
  • Page 9: 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 10 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 fit with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Do not further tighten strain relief screws at this point.
  • Page 11 1. Remove center silver-colored terminal block screw. 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.
  • Page 12 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 C. ¾" (1.9 cm) UL listed strain relief D.
  • Page 13 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 14: Venting Requirements

    10.2 cm 4" (10.2 cm) 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 of this manual. Rigid metal vent For best drying performance, rigid metal vents are recommended.
  • Page 15: 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 16: Install Vent System

    Special provisions for mobile home installations The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of the mobile home structure and must not terminate beneath the mobile home. Terminate the exhaust vent outside. Determine vent path Select the route that will provide the straightest and most direct path outdoors.
  • Page 17: Connect Vent

    Connect Vent 1. Using a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure the vent is clean. The dryer vent must fit over the dryer exhaust outlet and inside the exhaust hood. Make sure the vent is secured to exhaust hood with a 4"...
  • Page 18: Dryer Use

    More Less 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.
  • Page 19: Stopping Your Dryer

    Press the WRINKLE SHIELD™ feature button if this option is desired. Press the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL button to set signal volume to desired level. Press (and hold) HOLD TO START button until dryer starts (about 1 second). Once an Automatic cycle has started, the WRINKLE SHIELD™...
  • Page 20: Status Lights

    Cycle tips Dry most loads using the preset cycle settings. Refer to the Automatic or Manual Preset Cycle Settings chart (in the “Cycles” section) for a guide to drying various loads. Drying temperature and Dryness Level are preset when you choose an Automatic Cycle. You can choose a different dryness level, depending on your load by pressing the DRYNESS LEVEL button to select MORE or LESS.
  • Page 21: Additional Features

    Automatic Preset Cycle Settings Automatic Cycles Temperature Load Type HEAVY DUTY High Heavyweight items, towels, jeans NORMAL Medium Corduroys, work clothes BULKY ITEMS Medium Jackets, comforters, pillows CASUAL Permanent press, synthetics DELICATE Extra Low Lingerie, blouses, washable woolens *Estimated Time with Dryness Level (medium) setting. Time will vary depending on load type and load size.
  • Page 22: Drying Rack

    End of Cycle Signal The End of Cycle Signal produces an audible sound when the drying cycle is finished. Promptly removing clothes at the end of the cycle reduces wrinkling. Press and release the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL to adjust the sound level or turn off the signal.
  • Page 23: Dryer Care

    Cleaning the Dryer Location Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air. WARNING Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer. Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor for a garage installation.
  • Page 24: Removing Accumulated Lint

    Removing Accumulated Lint From Inside the Dryer Cabinet Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person. From the Exhaust Vent Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending on dryer usage.
  • Page 25: Troubleshooting

    First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Dryer Operation Dryer will not run Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? There may be 2 household fuses or circuit breakers for the dryer.
  • Page 26 WARNING Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer. Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor for a garage installation. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire. Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below 45ºF (7ºC)? Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above...
  • Page 27: 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, ® appliance. To locate FSP you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages.
  • Page 28: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling Whirlpool. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-253-1301. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.

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