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Whirlpool W10388775A Installation Instructions Manual

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W10388775A
W10388776A-SP
Electric Dryer Installation Instructions

Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY ......................................................................... 2
inSTAllATion REquiREmEnTS ............................................. 3
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 3
location Requirements ......................................................... 4
Electrical Requirements ........................................................ 5
install leveling legs .............................................................. 6
Electrical Connection ............................................................ 7
VEnTinG ................................................................................... 12
Venting Requirements ......................................................... 12
Plan Vent System ................................................................. 13
install Vent System .............................................................. 15
ConnECT inlET HoSES ........................................................ 15
ConnECT VEnT ...................................................................... 16
lEVEl DRYER .......................................................................... 17
ComPlETE inSTAllATion CHECkliST .............................. 17
REVERSE DooR SWinG ......................................................... 18
TRouBlESHooTinG .............................................................. 19
Date of purchase:
Date of installation:
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installer:
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model number:
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Serial number:
inSTAllATion noTES
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el número de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad W10388775A W10388776A-SP Table of Contents Tools and Parts ...
  • 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 Level Adjustable wrench that opens to 1" (25 mm) or hex-head socket wrench Wire stripper (direct wire Vent clamps...
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    LOCATION REQUIREMENTS You will need: A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See ■ “Venting Requirements.” A separate 30 amp circuit. ■ If using power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet ■ located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer. See “Electrical Requirements.”...
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    Spacing for recessed area or closet installation All dimensions show recommended spacing allowed, with tested spacing of 0" (0 mm) clearance on sides and rear. Additional spacing should be considered for ease of ■ installation and servicing. Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and ■...
  • 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 4 10-gauge solid copper wires and match a 4-wire receptacle of NEMA Type 14-30 R.
  • 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 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 if your outlet looks like this: Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R): Go to "4-Wire Power Supply Cord Connection" on this page. Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 10-30R): Go to "3-Wire Power Supply Cord Connection" on page 9. 4-WiRE PoWER SuPPlY CoRD ConnECTion imPoRTAnT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and...
  • Page 9: Direct Wire Connection

    3-WiRE PoWER SuPPlY CoRD ConnECTion Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. 3-wire receptacle (NEMA 3-prong plug type 10-30R) Spade terminals with Ring terminals upturned ends Remove center screw Remove center terminal block screw (B). Connect neutral wire Connect neutral wire (white or center) (C) of power supply cord to center terminal block screw (B).
  • Page 10 Attach direct wire cable to strain relief Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against the direct wire cable. if your wiring looks like this: 4-wire direct connection: Go to "4-Wire Direct Connection"...
  • Page 11 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. Now, go to "Venting Requirements".
  • Page 12: Venting

    Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of power supply cord or cable under center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw. Connect remaining wires Place hooked ends of remaining wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right).
  • Page 13: Plan Vent System

    Exhaust hoods: Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object that ■ may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow). Recommended Styles: Louvered Hood Box Hood Acceptable Style: Angled Hood Elbows: 45° elbows provide better airflow than 90° elbows. ■...
  • Page 14 Reduce performance, resulting in longer drying times ■ and increased energy usage. The Vent System Charts provide venting requirements that will help achieve best drying performance. Whirlpool Vent System Chart number of 90° elbows Moblie Home Exhaust installation Type Box/louvered...
  • Page 15: Install Vent System

    maytag Vent System Chart Type Box/louvered number of 90° elbows of vent hoods Rigid metal 100 ft. (30.5 m) Rigid metal 90 ft. (27.4 m) Rigid metal 80 ft. (24.4 m) Rigid metal 71 ft. (21.6 m) 63 ft. (19.2 m) Rigid metal noTE: Bottom exhaust installations have a 90°...
  • Page 16: Connect Vent

    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” connector. Attach washer cold inlet hose to other side of “Y” connector. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated on connector.
  • Page 17: Level Dryer

    move dryer to final location Move dryer to final location. Avoid crushing or kinking vent. After dryer is in place, remove cardboard from under dryer. LEvEL DRYER level Dryer Place level here Place level here Check levelness of dryer from side to side. Repeat from front to back.
  • Page 18: Reverse Door Swing

    REvERSE DOOR SwINg You can change your door swing from a right-side opening to a left-side opening, if desired. 1. Place a towel or soft cloth on top of dryer or work space to avoid damaging the surface. Remove the door assembly 1.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    4. Install the two hinges to the front panel of the dryer using 4 screws. Use the non-slotted side to attach the hinge to the front panel. 5. Install screws in top hinge holes in the door. Do not tighten screws.
  • Page 20 See "Installation Instructions". ® Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A., Whirlpool Canada LP licensee in Canada ® Marque déposée/TM Marque de commerce de Whirlpool, U.S.A., Emploi sous licence per Whirlpool Canada LP au Canada Used under license by Maytag Limited in Canada.