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Location Requirements - Whirlpool W10388777A Installation Instructions Manual

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Optional Equipment: (Not supplied with dryer)
Refer to your "Use and Care Guide" for information about
accessories available for your dryer.


You will need:
A location allowing for proper exhaust installation.
See "Venting Requirements".
A separate 15 or 20-amp circuit needed for gas dryers and
30-amp circuit needed for electric dryers.
If using power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet
located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer.
See "Electrical Requirements".
Floor must support dryer weight of 200 lbs. (90.7 kg).
Also consider weight of companion appliance.
Level floor with maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under entire
dryer. If slope is greater than 1" (25 mm), install Extended
Dryer Feet Kit, Part Number 279810. If not level, clothes
may not tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may
not operate correctly.
For garage installation, place dryer at least 18" (460 mm)
above floor. If using a pedestal, you will need 18" (460 mm)
to bottom of dryer.
Steam models only: Cold water faucets located within 4 ft.
(1.2 m) of the water fill valves, and water pressure of 20-100
psi (137.9-689.6 kPa). You may use the water supply for your
washer using the "Y" connector provided.
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45° F (7°C). At
lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic sensor cycle. this can result in longer drying times.
The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will
be exposed to water and/or weather.
Check codes requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
NOTE: No other fuel-burning appliance can be installed in the
same closet as a dryer.
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door
to open fully.
Dryer with extended back:
Back view:
Bottom view:
NOTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (127 mm)
clearance behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Dryer with flat back:



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