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Before You Start; Parts Supplied; Parts Needed - Whirlpool LEV4634JQ0 Installation Instructions Manual

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Before you start:

Your safety and the safety of others is very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always
read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to hazards that can kill or hurt you
and others. All safety messages will be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word
"DANGER" or "WARNING". These words mean:
DANGER
WARNING
All safety messages will identify the hazard, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell
you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
Check that you have everything necessary for
correct installation. Proper installation is your
responsibility.
Tools needed:
• 1/4" nut driver or
• level
socket wrench
• caulking gun and
compound (for
• Phillips screwdriver
installing new exhaust
• flat-blade screwdriver
vent)
• adjustable wrench that
• gloves
opens to 1" or 1" hex-
• safety glasses
head socket wrench
• knife
(for adjusting dryer
feet)
Tools needed to change door swing:
• Phillips screwdriver
• soft cloth or towel

Parts supplied:

Remove parts package from
dryer drum. Check that all parts
were included.

Parts needed:

Check local codes and see electrical and venting
requirements, Panel B, before purchasing parts.
Determine if you will need to purchase a power
supply cord kit or power supply cable.
Part No. 3978844
© 2000 Whirlpool Corporation
You will be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
Electrical
If using a power supply cord:
Dryer power supply cord must be:
• U.L.-listed
• 120/240-volt
minimum
The wires that connect to the dryer must end in ring
terminals or spade terminals with upturned ends.
If your outlet
looks like this:
4-wire receptacle
(14-30R)
3-wire receptacle
(10-30R)
If connecting by direct wire:
4 leveling legs
Power supply cable must match power supply
(4-wire or 3-wire) and be:
• flexible armored or non-metallic sheathed copper
cable (with ground wire). All current-carrying
wires must be insulated. See Panel D.
• 10-GAUGE SOLID COPPER WIRE. (Do not use
aluminum.)
• at least 4 feet long.
Benton Harbor, Michigan 49022
Venting
Four-inch heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps
must be used. Dura Safe™ vent products are
recommended.
• 30-ampere
Dura Safe vent products can be purchased from your
dealer or by calling Whirlpool Parts & Accessories
• Type SRD or SRDT
1-800-442-9991, Mon-Fri: 8am to 9pm (CST), Sat:
• At least 4 feet long
9am to 4:30pm (CST). Visit our internet site at
http://www.whirlpoolappliances.com/accessories
See Panel G for more information.
Choose this
power supply cord:
Exhaust hood
Do Not use exhaust hoods with magnetic latches.
4-wire power supply cord with
ring or spade terminals and
U.L.-listed strain relief
3-wire power supply cord with
ring or spade terminals and
U.L.-listed strain relief
Mobile home installations require:
• Mobile Home Installation Kit, Part Number 346764*
• Metal exhaust system hardware*
Floors sloped greater than 1 inch:
Require Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part No. 279810*
*
WARNING
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to do so can result in death or fire.
Preferred
Acceptable
4"
4"
Available for purchase from your dealer.
2-1/2"
Printed in U.S.A.

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