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Whirlpool WED7300XW Installation Instructions Manual

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Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su
Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el número de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad
W10347663A
W10352825A-SP
Electric Dryer Installation Instructions

Table of Contents

DRYER SAFETY ......................................................................... 2
InSTAllATIon REquIREmEnTS ............................................. 3
Tools and Parts ...................................................................... 3
location Requirements ......................................................... 4
Electrical Requirements ........................................................ 5
Install leveling legs .............................................................. 6
Electrical Connection ............................................................ 6
VEnTInG ................................................................................... 12
Venting Requirements ......................................................... 12
Plan Vent System ................................................................. 13
Install Vent System .............................................................. 14
ConnECT InlET HoSES ........................................................ 14
ConnECT VEnT ...................................................................... 16
lEVEl DRYER .......................................................................... 16
ComPlETE InSTAllATIon CHECklIST .............................. 17
REVERSE DooR SWInG ......................................................... 17
TRouBlESHooTInG .............................................................. 19
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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su producto, visite: www.whirlpool.com Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el número de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta.
  • Page 2: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY...
  • Page 3: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ToolS AnD PARTS Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here. Parts supplied (all models): Tools needed: Leveling legs (4) Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Parts supplied (steam models): Adjustable wrench that Level opens to 1"...
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    InSTAllATIon ClEARAnCES LOCATION REQUIREMENTS Location must be large enough to allow dryer door to open fully. DRYER DImEnSIonS Dryer with extended back: Dryer with flat back: 30" " 28" (783 mm) (565 mm) (711 mm) " (783 mm) noTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (127 mm) You will need: clearance behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    mobile home - Additional installation requirements: If using a power supply cord: This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations. The installation Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with must conform to the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety clothes dryers.
  • Page 6: Install Leveling Legs

    INSTALL LEvELINg LEgS ELECTRICAL CONNECTION Power Supply Cord Prepare dryer for leveling legs To avoid damaging floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from dryer carton; place under entire back edge of dryer. Firmly grasp dryer body (not console panel) and gently lay dryer down on cardboard.
  • Page 7 If your outlet looks like this: Remove terminal block cover Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R): Go to "4-Wire Power Supply Cord Connection" on this page. Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 10-30R): Go to "3-Wire Power Supply Cord Connection"...
  • Page 8 3-WIRE PoWER SuPPlY CoRD ConnECTIon Connect neutral ground wire Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground and neutral wire conductor to neutral wire. 3-wire receptacle (NEMA 3-prong plug type 10-30R) Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white) (C) of power supply cord under center terminal block screw (B).
  • Page 9: Direct Wire Connection

    Connect remaining wires Attach direct wire cable to strain relief Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in screw.
  • Page 10 Prepare to connect neutral Connect remaining wires ground wire and neutral wire Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). ground wire (E) from external ground conductor screw (A). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screws.
  • Page 11: Connect External Ground Wire

    Connect neutral ground wire Connect neutral wire and neutral wire Place hooked end of neutral wire (white or center) (C) of direct wire cable under Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white or center terminal block screw (B). Squeeze center wire) (C) of power supply cord or cable under center hooked end together.
  • Page 12: Venting

    vENTINg Exhaust hoods: Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object that ■ VEnTInG REquIREmEnTS may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow). Recommended Styles: Louvered Hood Box Hood Acceptable Style: WARnInG: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
  • Page 13: Plan Vent System

    Alternate installations for close clearances PLAN vENT SYSTEM Venting systems come in many varieties. Select the type best Recommended exhaust installations for your installation. Two close-clearance installations are shown. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Other installations are possible.
  • Page 14: Install Vent System

    Determine vent path: Connect vent to exhaust hood Select route that will provide straightest and most direct ■ path outdoors. Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and turns. ■ When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room ■...
  • Page 15 Attach short hose and Attach long hose to dryer fill “Y” connector valve and tighten coupling Fig. B Fig. A If space permits, attach the brass female end of the “Y” connector to the cold water faucet. See figure A. If “Y”...
  • Page 16: Connect Vent

    CONNECT vENT LEvEL DRYER level Dryer Connect vent to exhaust outlet Place level here Place level here Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure vent is Check levelness of dryer from side to side. Repeat from clean.
  • Page 17: Complete Installation Checklist

    COMPLETE INSTALLATION REvERSE DOOR SwINg CHECKLIST You can change your door swing from a right-side opening to a left-side opening, if desired. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra 1. Place a towel or soft cloth on top of dryer or work space to part, go back through steps to see what was skipped.
  • Page 18 Reverse the strike 4. Install the two hinges to the front panel of the dryer using 1. Remove the door strike from the dryer door opening. 4 screws. Use the non-slotted side to attach the hinge 2. Remove the cosmetic screw opposite the door strike. to the front panel.
  • Page 19: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTINg DRYER oPERATIon Select a Timed Dry heated cycle, and restart the dryer. If the message persists, have your entire home venting run Dryer will not run cleaned. Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker ■ “E” Variable (E1, E2, E3) service codes: tripped? ■...
  • Page 20 Is the dryer located in a closet? ■ Closet doors must have ventilation openings at the top and bottom of the door. The front of the dryer requires a minimum of 1" (25 mm) of airspace, and, for most installations, the rear of the dryer requires 5" (127 mm). See "Installation Instructions".