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Whirlpool LEV4634JQ Installation Instructions Manual page 9

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Your safety and the safety of_others are very Important.
We have provided many important safety message in this manual and on your appliance. Nways read
and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazardsthat can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messageswill be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word "DANGER"or
"WARNING". These words mean:
You can be killed or seriouslyinjured if you don't
i_
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriouslyinjured if you don't
follow instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, 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 everythingnecessaryfor
correct installation. Proper installation is your
responsibility.
[Toolsneeded:
I
• 1/4" nut driver or
• level
socket wrench
• caulking gun and
• Phillips screwdriver
compound (for
• flat-blade
screwdriver
installing new exhaust
vent)
• adlustable wrench that
• gloves
opens to 1" or 1" hex-
head socket wrench
• safety glasses
(for adjusting dryer
• knife
feet)
Tools needed to change door swing:
• Phillipsscrewdriver
• soft cloth or towel
I Partssupplied:
I
Remove parts package from
i_L_
dryer drum. Check that all parts
were included.
4 leveling legs
I Partsneeded:
I
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
Electrical
If using a power supply cord:
Dryer power supply cord must be:
• U.L.-listed
• 30-ampere
• 120/240-volt
• Type SRD or SRDT
minimum
• At least 4 feet long
The wires that connect to the dryer must end in ring
terminals or spade terminals with upturned
ends.
4-wire receptacle
(14-30R)
©
3-wirereceptacle
(10-30R)
_ ___-_%_
4-wire powersupply cordwith
ringor spadeterminalsand
U.L.Jistedstrainrelief
3-wirepowersupplycordwith
ringor spadeterminalsand
U.L-listedstrainrelief
If connecting by direct wire:
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.
• tO-GAUGE SOLID COPPER WIRE. (Do not use
aluminum.)
• at least 4 feet long.
Benton HarbobMichigan
49022
Venting
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent,
Do not use a plasticvent,
Do not use a metal foilvent,
Failureto follow these instructionscan
result in death or fire.
Four-inch heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps
must be used. Dura Safe
TM
vent products are
recommended.
Dura Safe vent products can be purchased from your
dealer or by calling Whirlpool
Parts & Accessories
1-800-442-9991,
Mon-Fri: 8am to 9pm (CST), Sat:
9am to 4:30pm (CST). Visit our internet site at
bttp://www.whirlpoolappliances.com/accessories
See Panel G for more information.
Exhaust hood
Do Not use exhaust hoods with magnetic latches.
Mobile home installations require:
• Mobile Home Installation Kit, Part Number 346764*
• Metal exhaust system hardware*
Floorssloped greater than 1 inch:
Require Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part No. 279810*
*Availablefor purchasefrom your dealer.
Printed in U.S.A.

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