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ELECTRIC DRYER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
W10057363B
W10310420B - SP
Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.Whirlpool.com

Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY ......................................................................... 2
InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ............................................. 3
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 3
locATIon REquIREmEnTS .................................................... 4
ElEcTRIcAl REquIREmEnTS ................................................ 4
InSTAll lEVElInG lEGS ......................................................... 6
Power Supply cord connection ........................................... 8
Direct Wire connection ....................................................... 10
VEnTInG ................................................................................... 13
Venting Requirements ......................................................... 13
Plan Vent System ................................................................. 14
Venting Kits .......................................................................... 14
Install Vent System .............................................................. 15
connEcT InlET HoSE .......................................................... 16
connEcT VEnT ...................................................................... 17
lEVEl DRYER .......................................................................... 17
comPlETE InSTAllATIon cHEcKlIST .............................. 18
DooR REVERSAl (oPTIonAl) .............................................. 19
InSTAllATIon noTES
Date of purchase:
Date of installation:
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Installer:
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model number:
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Serial number:
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    ELECTRIC DRYER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Para una version de estas instrucciones en español, visite www.Whirlpool.com DRYER SAFETY ... 2 InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ... 3 locATIon REquIREmEnTS ... 4 ElEcTRIcAl REquIREmEnTS ... 4 InSTAll lEVElInG lEGS ... 6 ElEcTRIcAl InSTAllATIon ... 7 VEnTInG ... 13 connEcT InlET HoSE ...
  • Page 2: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY ImPoRTAnT: When discarding or storing your old clothes dryer, remove the door.
  • Page 3: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ToolS AnD PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Tools needed: Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Wire stripper (direct wire Tin snips (new vent installations) installations) 1/4" and 5/16" nut driver Adjustable wrench that (recommended) opens to 1"...
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    LOCATION REQUIREMENTS Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installing dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector. You will need: A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See ■ “Venting Requirements.” A separate 30 amp circuit.
  • Page 5: Electrical Connection

    Installation spacing for recessed area or closet installation All dimensions show recommended and minimum spacing allowed. Additional spacing should be considered for ease of installation ■ and servicing. Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, floor ■ moldings, and dryer venting. Additional spacing should be considered on all sides of the ■...
  • Page 6: Install Leveling Legs

    If your outlet looks like this: Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord with ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain relief. The 4-wire power supply cord, at least 4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have four 10-gauge copper wires and match a 4-wire receptacle of NEMA Type 14-30R.
  • Page 7: Electric Installation

    ELECTRIC INSTALLATION For power supply cord installations: Before you start: disconnect power. choose electrical connection type Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R). Go to Power Supply Cord Connection. Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 10-30R). Go to Power Supply Cord Connection. 4-wire direct connection: Go to Direct Wire Connection.
  • Page 8: Power Supply Cord Connection

    Power Supply Cord Connection Power supply cord strain relief: Attach power supply cord strain relief Remove the screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put the tabs of the two clamp sections (C) into the hole below the terminal block opening (B) so that one tab is pointing up (A) and the other is pointing down (D), and hold in place.
  • Page 9 connect ground wire Connect ground wire (F) (green or bare) of power supply cord under green external ground conductor screw (A). Tighten screw. connect remaining wires Connect remaining wires under outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel.
  • Page 10: Direct Wire Connection

    Direct Wire Connection Direct wire strain relief Attach direct wire strain relief Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) and any screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief (C) through the hole below the terminal block opening (B).
  • Page 11 connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Connect neutral ground wire (E) and place hooked end (hook facing right) of neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of direct wire cable under center screw of terminal block (B). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screw.
  • Page 12: Wire Connection

    connect remaining wires Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw.
  • Page 13: Venting

    vENTINg venting Requirements WARnInG: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS. ImPoRTAnT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent, chimney, wall, ceiling, attic, crawlspace, or a concealed space of a building.
  • Page 14: Plan Vent System

    Plan vent System choose your exhaust installation type Recommended exhaust installation: Dryer Rigid metal or flexible metal vent Elbow G. Vent length C. Wall necessary to D. Exhaust hood connect elbows Clamps H. Exhaust outlet Special provisions for mobile homes: Exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of mobile home and must not terminate beneath the mobile home.
  • Page 15: Install Vent System

    Install vent System Install exhaust hood 12" min. (305 mm) Install exhaust hood and use caulking compound to seal exterior wall opening around exhaust hood. connect vent to exhaust hood Vent must fit over the exhaust hood. Secure vent to exhaust hood with 4"...
  • Page 16: Connect Inlet Hose

    Tighten couplings Using pliers, tighten the couplings with additional two-thirds turn. noTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result. Attach long hose to “Y” connector and tighten couplings One end of the long hose has a wire mesh strainer inside the coupling. Attach this end to the “Y”...
  • Page 17: Connect Vent

    CONNECT vENT connect vent to exhaust outlet Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure vent is clean. Dryer vent must fit over dryer exhaust outlet and inside exhaust hood.
  • Page 18: Complete Installation Checklist

    COMPLETE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, go back through steps to see what was skipped. Check that you have all of your tools. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials. Be sure the water faucets are on. Check for leaks around “Y”...
  • Page 19: Door Reversal (Optional)

    DOOR REvERSAL (OPTIONAL) The following instructions are for models with a round-shaped door. ImPoRTAnT: For models with a square shaped door, an additional kit is needed. Please contact your retailer, or see the For Assistance or Service page in your Use and Care Guide. Tools needed: #2 Phillips screwdriver Min.
  • Page 20 Remove outer window assembly from trim ring Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the 2 screws from the outer window retainer and rotate the outer window assembly clockwise until the square notches line up with the 4 tabs on the trim ring indicated with arrows in the figure A above. Then lift out the outer window and retainer up and off the trim ring and set aside (B).
  • Page 21 Rotate and reassemble outer window assembly to trim ring Notches With the edge with 2 notches at the top, align the notches on the outer window assembly with the tabs on the trim ring and lower into place as shown in figure A. Rotate the outer window assembly counterclockwise to lock tabs into place (figure B).
  • Page 22 Reinstall inner door assembly Position the door with the inside of the door facing up. Reinstall the 10 screws securing the inner door to the outer door. Reinstall door on dryer Using a Torx ® T25 screwdriver, remove the 4 screws on the dryer.
  • Page 24 W10057363B W10310420B - SP © 2010 11/10 All rights reserved Printed in U.S.A.