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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 W10057250...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY...3 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ...4 Tools and Parts ...4 Optional Pedestal...4 Location Requirements ...5 Electrical Requirements ...7 Electrical Connection ...8 Venting Requirements...13 Plan Vent System ...14 Install Vent System...15 Install Leveling Legs ...15 Connect Vent...16 Level Dryer ...16 Reverse Door Swing ...16 Complete Installation ...18 DRYER USE ...19...
  • 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

    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. You will need A location that allows for proper exhaust installation.
  • Page 6 Closet installation - Dryer only 14" max.* (35.6 cm) 48 in. (310 cm 15" min.* (38.1 cm) 24 in. (155 cm 5"** 1"* 28.65" (2.5 cm) (72.77 cm) (12.7 cm) A. Side view - closet or confined area B. Closet door with vents *Required spacing **For side or bottom venting, 0"...
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    It is your responsibility To contact a qualified electrical installer. 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. The National Electric Code requires a 4-wire supply connection for homes built after 1996, dryer circuits involved in remodeling after 1996, and all mobile home installations.
  • 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 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 10 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 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 C. ¾" (1.9 cm) 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

    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 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 path Select the route that will provide the straightest and most direct path outdoors. Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and turns. When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room as possible. Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.
  • Page 16: 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. Check that the vent is secured to exhaust hood with a 4"...
  • Page 17 2. Remove hinge cover. A. Door hinge B. Plug strips C. Hinge cover 3. Remove the 4 screws that attach to the inner door hinge and move the hinge to the other side. Reinstall the 4 screws. A. Door hinge 4.
  • Page 18: Complete Installation

    1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, go back through the steps to see which step was skipped. 2. Check that you have all of your tools. 3. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials. 4.
  • Page 19: 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 20: Stopping Or Restarting Your Dryer

    Adjust Dryness and/or Options. NOTE: Dryness level selections can be made only while using Auto Cycles. Selecting More Dry, Normal or Less Dry automatically adjusts the sensed time needed. Auto Dry cycles take the guesswork out of drying time and enhances fabric care. The amount of time that is displayed is the estimated time remaining in the cycle.
  • Page 21: Status Lights

    Status Lights You may follow the progress of your dryer with the drying Status indicator lights. Sensing When a cycle is first turned on, the SENSING light illuminates until a wet item is detected. In an Auto Cycle, if a wet item has not been detected within 5 minutes, the Sensing light will turn off.
  • Page 22: Additional Features

    Auto Preset Cycle Settings Auto Cycles Temp. Load Type HEAVY DUTY High Heavyweight mixed loads, cotton towels, jeans NORMAL Medium Mixed loads, corduroys, work clothes, sheets CASUAL Permanent press, synthetics DELICATE Lightweight items, blouses, synthetics SUPER DELICATE Extra Low Lingerie DAMP DRY Clothes to come out suitable for ironing...
  • Page 23: Changing Cycles, Options And Modifiers

    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 24: 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 25: 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 26 Clothes are not drying satisfactorily, drying times are too long, or load is too hot Is the lint screen clogged with lint? Lint screen should be cleaned before each load. WARNING Fire Hazard Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use a plastic vent. Do not use a metal foil vent.
  • 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, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance...
  • 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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