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Whirlpool  WED5500XW Instruction Manual

Cabrio® high efficiency electric dryer with accudry™ drying system ventilation specification.
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DRYER SAFETY....................................................................................................................................1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ......................................................................................................4
DRYER INSPECTION AND CLEANING ..............................................................................................7
If you are installing a gas dryer, it is recommended that the owner post, in a prominent location, instructions for the customer's use in
the event the customer smells gas. This information should be obtained from your local gas supplier.
Post the following warning in a prominent location.
W10100920D
DRYER VENTING SPECIFICATIONS
Venting Requirements .......................................................................................................................5
Frequency of Exhaust System Cleaning ...........................................................................................7
Inspecting the Exhaust System .........................................................................................................7

DRYER SAFETY

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    DRYER VENTING SPECIFICATIONS DRYER SAFETY...1 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ...4 Venting Requirements ...5 DRYER INSPECTION AND CLEANING ...7 Frequency of Exhaust System Cleaning ...7 Inspecting the Exhaust System ...7 ■ If you are installing a gas dryer, it is recommended that the owner post, in a prominent location, instructions for the customer’s use in the event the customer smells gas.
  • Page 4: Installation Requirements

    Whirlpool does not design multi- dryer vent systems, nor does Whirlpool review or provide approvals for vent systems designed by third-party engineering firms.
  • Page 5: Venting Requirements

    Turbo Vent™ dryers and combo washer/dryer units that are sold in the United States and Canada are UL listed (reference UL 2158 standard), and all Whirlpool gas dryer models are CSA listed (reference ANSI Z21.5.1 standard). These standards require testing at the maximum-rated exhaust vent conditions that are published in the product literature for each individual model.
  • Page 6 ■ For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation openings near the top and bottom of the door are required. Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are acceptable. ■ Companion appliance spacing should also be considered. Recommended room venting and installation spacing for recessed or closet installation, with stacked washer and dryer 48 in.
  • Page 7: Dryer Inspection And Cleaning

    Option 3 - Combination System The combination system may be used in high-rise apartments, with a bank of dryers installed at several different levels. Each of these banks then exhausts into a central vertical vent. See the following illustration for an example of a combination system. A.
  • Page 8 W10200920D © 2011. Whirlpool Corporation. ® Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A. 3/11 All rights reserved. Printed in U.S.A.

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  • Ben Perreault Feb 17, 2015 03:37:
    See requested info to the right of this comment box >>&g​t;>>​>>&g​t;>>
  • Ben Perreault Feb 17, 2015 03:36:
    I am looking for specific info. on removing the bottom front white metal panel, to give me access to the Dryer's air circulatin​g squirrel
    w​heel / fins, .... to allow me to clean each fin, on said air exhaust rotating blower.
    I can release the front lower panel from it's 4 end snapping clips, BUT there seems to be something strong holding this front panel to the internal hardware ???? I hope YOU can send me some helpful directions​. Thank You.