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Maytag MDE2600AYW Installation Instructions Manual

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MDE (ALL)
INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS

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    MDE (ALL) INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS...

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    1. To remove the corrugated crate base, place your foot on the base close to a leveling firmly with your foot, tilt the dryer away from you. 2. Repeat process with all leveling feet (4). Remove ex- cess base by hand.

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    Make sure you have everything necessary for proper installation 1. GROUNDED ELECTRICAL OUTLET is required. 2. POWER CORD for U.S. electric dryers. 3. GAS LINES (if a gas dryer) must meet National and Local Codes. 4. EXHAUST SYSTEM must be rigidmetal See Exhaust Requirements.

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    This dryer is factory-ready for rear exhaust. To exhaust out the bottom or left side use the accessory exhaust kit (see Accessories). It is important to make sure the room has adequate make-up air. The area where the dryer is located must not obstruct the flow of combustion or ventilating air.

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    Each opening area in the door must have a minimum of 36 square inches. These openings must not be obstructed. (Louvered door with equivalent air opening is acceptable). FRONT VIEW Minimum installation clearances. WARNING- dryer must be ex- hausted to the outside to reduce the risk of fire when installed in an alcove Or Closet.

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    The exhaust duct may not terminate beneath the mobile home, See the section on exhausting for more information. EXHAUSTING Exhausting the dryer to the outside will prevent large mounts being blown into the room. In the United States: - all gas dryers must be exhausted to the outside - electric dryers located in a confined area such as a bedroom, bathroom, or closet must be exhausted to the outside.

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    The hood opening should point down. Never install a screen over the exhaust outlet. When possible, do not exhaust the dryer directly over a window well in order to avoid lint build-up. Do not exhaust under a house or porch.

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    LP (liquid propane) gas, it must be converted for safe and proper per- formance and must be converted by a qualified service technician, conversion kits from NATURAL to LP, or LP to NATURAL are available through you local Maytag dealer (see Accessories).

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    Canadian Electrical code CSA C22,1 (for Canada), GROUNDING This dryer must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, the ground will reduce the risk of electrical shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. GAS MODELS This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.

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    Do not modify the plug provided with the appliance - if k will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. If a separate round is required by local codes, an accessory kit is available. Connect ground wire to back of unit by using the wire found in the accessory kit.

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    Do not modify the plug provided with the appliance - if it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. If a separate round is required by local codes, an accessory kit is available. Connect ground wire to back of unit by using the wire found in the accessory kit.

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    UL listed strain relief. If the dryer is to be installed in a mobile home or an area where local codes do not permit grounding through neutral, only a 4 conductor power cord, rated and terminated as above,...

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    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION This Maytag dryer model is manufactured for operation on 60 Hz AC approved electrical service. This model is not designed for use on 50 Hz AC electrical service and conversion of the product from 60 to 50 HZ operation is not recommended.

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    Lay two of the carton comer posts on the floor. Tip the dryer forward on its front so it will lay across both corner posts.

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    These joints should be taped. Never use plastic flexible exhaust material. Tip for tight installations: install a section of exhaust system to the dryer before moving the dryer in place. Use duct tape to secure this section to the dryer but do not cover louvers in dryer cabinet. k ItSJ...

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    NOTE: liquefied petroleum gas. 3. Connect the gas supply to the dryer. An additional fitting is required to connect the 3/4" female threaded end of a flexible connector to the 3/8" male threaded end on the dryer. Securely tighten the gas line fitting over threads.

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    - The dryer frame is grounded to the neutral conductor at the terminal block. If the dryer is installed in a mobile home, or if local codes do not permit grounding through the neutral, refer to 4 WIRE SYSTEM CONNECTION.

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    Replace the terminal block cover. WARNING: If converting from 4-wire electrical systems to 3-wire, the ground strap must be reconnected to terminal block support to ground the dryer flame to the neutral conductor Neutral Post Block...

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    Neutral Post - Improper connection of the equipment shock. Check with a qualified electrician the appliance is properly grounded. it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. - To prevent unnecessary risk of fire, electrical shock or personal injury, grounding must be done in accordance 70-Latest Revision (for U.S.) or the Canadian Electrical...

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    7. With a level, check the dryer, and make necessary adjustments to the leveling legs. Once level, tighten the leveling leg locking nuts with a wrench. 8. The dryer door direction can be reversed. 1. If the dryer is plugged in, unplug the dryer from the electrical service.

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    10. (GAS MODELS ONLY) - The burner may not ignite initially due to air in the gas line. Allowing the dryer to operate on a heat setting will purge the line. If the gas does not ignite within five minutes, turn the dryer off and wait 5 minu_es. Be sure the gas supply to the dryer has been turned on.

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