Whirlpool LER3622HQ Use & Care Manual

240-volt electric compact dryer


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  • Page 1 240-VOLT E LECTRIC COMPACT D RYER Use &CareGuide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or visit our website at www.whirlpool.com Table of Contents..............2 3406878...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLEOFCONTENTS DRYER SAFETY ................INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........Tools and Parts ................Location Requirements ............... Electrical Requirements ............... Electrical Connection ..............Venting Requirements ..............Plan Vent System ............... Install Vent System ..............Install Leveling legs ..............Level Dryer ................. Connect Vent................Complete InstsJlstion..............
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are 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 potential hazards that can Idll or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTAIJATION LocationRequirements INSTRUCTIONS ToolsandParts Tools needed Cheokthat you have everything necessary for correct installation. Proper installation is your responsibility. Explosion Hazard Flat-bladed screwdriver Duct tape Wood block Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as #2 Phillips head screwdriver gasoline, away from dryer. Caulking gun and Level compound (for installing...
  • Page 5 DryerDimensions Recessed or closet installation - Dryer only (35.6cm (52.7 :m_ 18=(4_7 ¢m} 31"t (78.7 cm) _,-I I_- 8" (7.6_1 (Ocm) (Ocm) 1. Side view- closet or confined area 2. Recessed area Recessed or closet installation - Stacked *Most installations require a minimum 5½ in. (14.0 cm) clearance behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbows.
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    If your outlet looks like this: © FAeetri c rernents It is your responsibility • To contact a qualifiedelectricalinstaller, • To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in 4-wire receptacle(14-30R) conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 7O-latest edition and all local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 7: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection DirectWire Power Supply Cord Fire Hazard Fire Hazard Use a new UL approved 30 amp power Use 10 gauge solid copper wire. supply cord. Use a UL approved strain relief. Use a UL approved strain relief. Disconnect power before making electrical connections.
  • Page 8 Remove center terminal block screw. Electrical Connection Options Remove appliance ground wire (green with yellow stripes) Go to Section If your home has: And you will be from external ground connector screw. Fasten it under center, connecting to: silver colored terminal block screw. 4-wire connection: 4-wire receptacle A UL listed,...
  • Page 9 Place the hooked end of the neutral wire (white or center wire) 4-wira connection: Direct Wire of power supply cable under the center screw of terminal block (hook facing right). Squeeze hooked end together. IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes Tighten screw.
  • Page 10 3-wira connection: Power supply 3-wire connection: Direct Wire cord Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. conductor to neutral wire. Direct wire cable must have 5 ft (1.52 m) of extra length so dryer can be moved if needed.
  • Page 11: Venting Requirements

    DURASAFE vent products can be purchased from your dealer or by calling Whirlpool Parts and Accessories. For more information, see the "Assistance or Service" section of this manual. Do not exhaust the dryer into any gas vent, chimney, wall, ceiling, or a concealed space of a building.
  • Page 12: Plan Ventsystem

    Special pmvisions for mobile home installations Plan VentSystem The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of the mobile home structure. Do not use screws or other Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. fastening devices that extend into the interior of the vent to secure vent.
  • Page 13: Installventsystem

    The angled hood style (shown following) is acceptable. T ta]]T vd gT gs See the exhaust vent length chart that matches your hood type forths maximum vent lengths you can use. Exhaust systems longer than specified will: • Shorten the life of the dryer. •...
  • Page 14: Leveldryer

    LevelDryer CompleteInstallation Check levelness of dryec Check levelness first side-to-side, then 1. Check to be sure all parts are now installed. If there is an front-to-beck, extra part, go back through the steps to see which step was skipped. 2. Check to be surs you heve all of your tools. Dispose of all packaging materials.
  • Page 15: Dryeruse

    DRYERUSE © At[q'OWtTIC D I_f-leSER Punh TO_t 1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. StartingYourDryer 2. Turn the Cycle Control knob to the recommended cycle for Explosion Hazard the type of load being dried.
  • Page 16: Loading

    Cycles Load clothes loosely into the dryer. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. The following chart shows the maximum load you can place in your compact dryer. Expect longer drying times. Heavy work 2 pair of pants, 3 work shirts * Energy Preferred clothes Automatic Setting...
  • Page 17: Dryercare

    Cleaning theDryer I nterior DRYERCARE Cleaning theLintScreen Every load cleaning The lint screen is located inside the dryer drum, on the back wall. Clean it before each load. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time. To clean Explosion Hazard 1.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting

    Is the load too big or too heavy?. Dry smaller loads so lint can be carried to the lint screen. TROUBLESHOOTING Was the load overdded? Use correct dryer settings for load type. Overdrying can Firsttry cause lint-sttracting static electricity. Sea "Drying, Cycle and the solutions suggested here and possibly •void the cost of a service call...
  • Page 19: Assistance Orservice

    FSP e 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 factory specified parts in your area, call our Customer Interaction Center or your nearest designated service center.
  • Page 20: Warranty

    For one year from the date of purchase, when this dryer is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FBP_ replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship.

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