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Whirlpool Duet WED9200S Use & Care Manual

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  • Page 1 ® ® ELECTRONIC ELECTRIC DRYER For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or visit our website at... Table of Contents ..........W10151592A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLEOF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY ................Control Locked ................INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........Drying and Cycle Tips ..............Tools and Parts ................Status Lights ................Cycles ..................Options ..................Additional Features ..............Location Requirements ............... Changing Cycles, Options and Modifiers ........21 Electrical Requirements ...............
  • Page 3: Installation Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WAR N iNG" To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following: • Read all instructions before using the dryer. • Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this •...
  • Page 4: Electrical Requirements

    To order, call the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer or refer to the "Assistance or Service" section. Ask for Part Number 8579666. Pedestal Door Reversal and Stack Combination Are you placing the dryer on a pedestal? You have the option of Are you planning to reverse the door swing direction on your purchasing pedestals of different heights separately for this dryer.
  • Page 5 Donotoperate y ourdryer a ttemperatures below 45°F (7°C). At lower t emperatures, thedryer m ight n otshut o ffattheendofan Installation spacing for custom undercounter installation automatic cycle. This canresult inlonger drying t imes. Custom undercounter installation - Dryer only The dryer m ust n otbeinstalled orstored inanarea where i twill beexposed towater a nd/or w eather.
  • Page 6 Recommended installation spacing for cabinet 6"*(_5.2 cm) installation • For cabinet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation openings in the top of the cabinet are required. 76" (193 .__(17'8cm) 17.8cm) 1" -}_. 27" -}=..- ;;9oral 5½"**--_ (2.5 cm) (14 cm) (2.5 crn) (68.6crn) *Required spacing...
  • Page 7 To supply the required 3 or 4 wire, single phase, 120/240 volt, If your outlet looks like this: 60 Hz., AC only electrical supply (or 3 or 4 wire, 120/208 volt electrical supply, if specified on the serial/rating plate) on a separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both sides of the line.
  • Page 8: Electrical Connection

    Direct Wire Power Supply Cord Fire Hazard Fire Hazard Use 10 gauge solid copper wire. Use a new UL listed 30 amp power supply cord. Use a UL listed strain relief. Use a UL listed strain relief. Disconnect power before making electrical connections. Disconnect power before making electrical connections.
  • Page 9 Style 2: Direct wire strain relief Electrical Connection Options Unscrew the removable conduit connector and any If your home has: And you will be Go to Section screws from a 3/4"(1.9 cm) UL listed strain relief (UL connecting to: marking on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief through the hole below the terminal block 4-wire connection: 4-wire receptacle...
  • Page 10 Remove neutral ground wire from external ground conductor 4-wire connection: Direct wire screw. Connect neutral ground wire and the neutral wire (white or center wire) of power supply cord under center, silver-colored terminal block screw. Tighten screw. IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit the use of 3-wire connections.
  • Page 11 Loosen or remove center silver-colored terminal block screw. Connect ground wire (green or bare) of direct wire cable to external ground conductor screw. Tighten screw. Connect neutral wire (white or center wire) of power supply cord to the center, silver-colored terminal screw of the terminal block.
  • Page 12 When connecting to the terminal block, place the hooked end of the wire under the screw of the terminal block (hook facing right), Optional 3-wire connection squeeze hooked end together and tighten screw, as shown. Use for direct wire or power supply cord where local codes do not permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire.
  • Page 13 A. Louvered hood style DURASAFE vent products can be purchased from your B. Box hood style dealer or by calling Whirlpool Parts and Accessories. more information, see the "Assistance or Service" section. The angled hood style (shown here) is acceptable.
  • Page 14 • An exhaust hood should cap the vent to keep rodents and insects from entering the home. • Exhaust hood must be at least 12" (30.5 cm) from the ground or any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as flowers, rocks or bushes, snow line, etc.).
  • Page 15: Connect Vent

    Over-the-Top Installation: Vent system chart NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installations have a 90 ° turn Part Number 4396028 inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent 90 ° turn to the chart. mismatch): Number of Type of...
  • Page 16: Level Dryer

    Firmly grasp the body of the dryer (not the console panel). Gently lay the dryer on the cardboard. See illustration. 1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, go back through the steps to see which step was skipped. 2.
  • Page 17: Dryer Use

    DRYER USE Fire Hazard Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as No washer can completely remove oil. gasoline, away from dryer. Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of oil on Do not dry anything that has ever had anything it (including cooking oils).
  • Page 18: Cycles

    • Press and hold START button until dryer starts (about • Press and hold START button until dryer starts (about 1 second). 1 second). Once an Automatic cycle has started, the WRINKLE NOTE: Dryness Level is not adjustable for Manual Cycles. SHIELD feature and cycle signals can be adjusted.
  • Page 19 • Avoid drying heavy work clothes with lighter fabrics. This Done could cause overdrying of lighter fabrics, leading to increased The Done light illuminates when the drying cycle is finished. This shrinking or wrinkling. indicator stays on during the WRINKLE SHIELD feature.
  • Page 20 Damp Dry Manual Preset Cycle Settings Use this cycle to dry items to a damp level using Low heat. Damp Manual Cycles Temperature Default Time dry items such as jeans (to avoid stiffness) or cotton clothing (to Load Type (Minutes) make ironing easier).
  • Page 21 • Stop at any time by pressing the WRINKLE SHIELD feature or opening the dryer door. • For the Casual Cycle, the WRINKLE SHIELD feature is You can change Auto Cycles, Timed Cycles, Modifiers and preset to "ON." The other cycles will retain the WRINKLE Options anytime before pressing Start.
  • Page 22: Dryercare

    To use the drying rack Rack Dry Setting Temp. Time* Do not remove the lint screen. Wool Sweaters Timed 1. Open dryer door. Block to shape and lay flat on the drying rack. Stuffed toys or pillows Timed Cotton or polyester fiber filled Stuffed toys or pillows Air Only Foam rubber filled...
  • Page 23: Cleaning The Lint Screen

    IMPORTANT: • Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose, damaged, blocked, or missing. Doing so can cause overheating and damage to both the dryer and fabrics. Vacation care • If lint falls off the screen into the dryer during removal, check Operate your dryer only when you are at home.
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here or visit our website and reference FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) to possibly avoid the cost of a service call... In U.S.A. - In Canada Dryer displaying code message • "PF" (power failure), check the following:...
  • Page 25: Additional Features

    • Is the exhaust vent diameter the correct size? Cycle time too short Use 4" (10.2 cm) diameter vent material. Excessive Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and install dryer. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. Explosion Hazard Is the automatic cycle ending early? Keep flammable...
  • Page 26: Assistance Or Service

    Or visit our website at use only FSP® factory specified parts. These parts will fit right and work right because they are made with the same precision used to build every new WHIRLPOOL ® appliance. To locate FSP® ACCESSORIES replacement...
  • Page 28: War Ranty

    YOU SPECIFIC LEGAL RIGHTS AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER RIGHTS, WHICH VARY FROM STATE TO STATE OR PROVINCE TO PROVINCE. Outside the 50 United States and Canada, this warranty does not apply. Contact your authorized Whirlpool dealer to determine if another warranty applies.