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Whirlpool W10115226B Installation Instructions Manual

27" wide models - u.s.a. only
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W10115226B
W10115227B-SP
27" WIDE moDElS - u.S.A. onlY

Table of contents

DRYER SAFETY ......................................................................... 2
InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ............................................. 3
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 3
locATIon REquIREmEnTS .................................................... 3
ElEcTRIcAl REquIREmEnTS ................................................ 4
InSTAll lEvElIng lEgS ......................................................... 6
ElEcTRIcAl connEcTIon .................................................... 7
vEnTIng ................................................................................... 13
venting Requirements ......................................................... 13
Plan vent System ................................................................. 14
venting Kits .......................................................................... 14
Install vent System .............................................................. 15
connect vent ........................................................................ 15
lEvEl DRYER .......................................................................... 16
comPlETE InSTAllATIon chEcKlIST .............................. 16
DooR REvERSAl .................................................................... 17
TRouBlEShooTIng .............................................................. 20
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    ElEcTRIcAl connEcTIon ... 7 vEnTIng ... 13 lEvEl DRYER ... 16 comPlETE InSTAllATIon chEcKlIST ... 16 DooR REvERSAl ... 17 TRouBlEShooTIng ... 20 W10115226B W10115227B-SP www.whirlpool.com Table of contents Tools and Parts ... 3 venting Requirements ... 13 Plan vent System ... 14 venting Kits ...
  • Page 2: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY...
  • Page 3: Installation Requirements

    InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS Tools and Parts Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here. Tools needed: Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Wire stripper Tin snips (direct wire installations) (new vent installations) 1/4"...
  • Page 4: Electrical Requirements

    If you are using power supply cord, a grounded electrical ■ outlet located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer. See “Electrical Requirements.” A sturdy floor to support the total weight (dryer and load) ■ of 200 lbs. (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a companion appliance should also be considered.
  • Page 5 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 6: Install Leveling Legs

    Prepare dryer for leveling legs To avoid damaging floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from dryer carton; place under entire back edge of dryer. Firmly grasp dryer body (not console panel) and gently lay dryer down on cardboard. InSTAll lEvElIng lEgS Examine leveling legs, find diamond marking.
  • Page 7: Electrical Connection

    ElEcTRIcAl connEcTIon Power Supply cord Electrical connection options choose electrical connection type Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R): Go to “4-wire Power Supply Cord Connection” section. Then, go to “Venting Requirements.” Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 10-30R): Go to “3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection”...
  • Page 8: 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: Wire Power Supply Cord Connection

    connect ground wire Connect ground wire (F) (green or bare) of power supply cord to external ground conductor screw (A). Tighten screw. connect remaining wires Connect remaining wires to 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 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 connect neutral wire Place hooked end of neutral wire (white or center) (C) of direct wire cable under center terminal block screw (B). Squeeze hooked end together. Tighten screw. connect remaining wires Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right).
  • Page 13: 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 Recommended exhaust installations Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Other installations are possible. A. Dryer F. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent B. Elbow G. Vent length necessary to connect elbows C. Wall H.
  • Page 15: 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 route that will provide straightest and most direct ■...
  • Page 16: Level Dryer

    move dryer to final location Move dryer to final location. Avoid crushing or kinking vent. After dryer is in place, remove corner posts and cardboard from under the dryer. level Dryer level Dryer Check levelness of dryer from side to side. Repeat from front to back.
  • Page 17: Door Reversal

    Reverse Door Swing (optional) Place towel on dryer Place towel on top of dryer to avoid damaging the surface. Remove bottom screws Open dryer door. Remove bottom screws from dryer cabinet side of hinges. Loosen (do not remove) top screws from dryer cabinet side of hinges.
  • Page 18 Flip door over Flip door over so handle side is down. Attach door hinges Reattach door hinges to dryer door so that the larger hole is at the bottom of the hinge. Remove and transfer plugs Remove the 4 screws that attach 2 plugs on the left side. Transfer plugs to opposite side using the same 4 screws.
  • Page 19: Reverse Door Swing

    Reverse Door Swing (models with side-swing doors with glass) Place towel on dryer Place towel on top of dryer to avoid damaging the surface. Remove bottom screws Open dryer door. Remove bottom screws from dryer cabinet side of hinges. Loosen (do not remove) top screws from dryer cabinet side of hinges.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    Remove door strike Remove door strike from dryer cabinet and set aside. W10115226B W10115227B-SP © 2011 Whirlpool Corporation All rights reserved Remove and transfer plugs Remove the 4 screws that attach 2 plugs on the left side. Transfer plugs to opposite side using the same 4 screws.

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