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Whirlpool WPDV160XS Installation Instructions Manual

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WHOLE HOUSE DEHUMIDIFIER SAFETY...................................1
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................................2
Tools and Parts ............................................................................2
Location Requirements................................................................2
Installation Configurations ...........................................................4
Ductwork Requirements ..............................................................5
Electrical Requirements ...............................................................5
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..................................................5
Inspect Shipment .........................................................................5
with Fresh Air Duct.......................................................................7
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 kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
WARNING
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.
Whirlpool Gold
®
Models WGDH160UH and WGDV160UH
Whirlpool
®
Models WPDH160XS and WPDV160XS
400-1014
WHOLE HOUSE DEHUMIDIFIER
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

WHOLE HOUSE DEHUMIDIFIER SAFETY

Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
DANGER

Table of Contents

with Dry Air to the Basement or Crawl Space .............................8
Install Dehumidifier-Attic Installation .......................................10
Complete Installation..................................................................11
Make Electrical Connections .....................................................11
SEQUENCE OF OPERATION ......................................................14
Whole House Dehumidifier.........................................................14
Pre-filter ......................................................................................14
HEPA or MERV 11 Air Filter .......................................................14
Fresh Air Return..........................................................................15
UVC Germicidal Light.................................................................15
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................16
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately
follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
instructions.

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    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. Whirlpool Gold ® Models WGDH160UH and WGDV160UH Whirlpool ® Models WPDH160XS and WPDV160XS 400-1014...
  • Page 2: Installation Requirements

    INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS These instructions are intended as a general guide only for use by Install the conditioned air plenum, ducts and air filters (not qualified persons and do not supersede any national or local provided) in accordance with NFPA 90B Standard for the codes in any way.
  • Page 3 Horizontal Installation Dimensions 32" Top View 16" 22 " 22 " 49" 20 " 18 " 20 " Left-Side View Front View Right-Side View A. Suspension holes for "-16 all-thread rod (4) D. Line voltage entry G. Internal component access panel B.
  • Page 4: Installation Configurations

    Installation Configurations For ease in installation, it is best to make any necessary Suspended Cabinet Installation configuration changes before setting the dehumidifier in place. See “Installation Configuration Options” for the specific installation. NOTE: Ensure there is adequate room to remove the dehumidifier access panels.
  • Page 5: Ductwork Requirements

    Ductwork Requirements Electrical Requirements Install the conditioned air plenum, ducts and air filters (not WARNING provided) in accordance with NFPA 90B Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air-Conditioning Systems (latest edition). For the best performance, draw air from the central part of the building and return it to the outer areas of the building.
  • Page 6: Install Dehumidifier-Existing Furnace Or Air Handler

    Install Dehumidifier—Existing Furnace or Air Handler 2. Place the dehumidifier in final location. See “Location WARNING Requirements.” 3. Attach " PVC pipe to the condensate drain outlet. See “Location Requirements.” 4. Run the PVC pipe to an outdoor drain. Any horizontal run of drain pipe must have an anti-siphon vent for it to drain properly.
  • Page 7: Install Dehumidifier-Existing Furnace Or Air Handler With Fresh Air Duct

    Vertical Installation A. Return air from house C. Dehumidifier B. Existing return air duct D. To existing furnace or air handler Install Dehumidifier—Existing Furnace or Air Handler with Fresh Air Duct NOTE: Locate the outside air intake away from undesirable 1.
  • Page 8: Install Dehumidifier-Existing Furnace Or Air Handler With Dry Air To The Basement Or Crawl Space

    Horizontal Installation A. Return air from house E. Power damper (optional) B. Existing return air duct F. Manual damper (required) C. To existing furnace or air handler G. Outside air D. Dehumidifier H. Screened intake hood Vertical Installation A. Return air from house E.
  • Page 9 3. Attach " PVC pipe to the condensate drain outlet. See NOTE: Install ductwork in accordance with NFPA 90B “Location Requirements.” Standard for the Installation of Warm Air Heating and Air Conditioning Systems (latest edition) and any local codes. 4. Run the PVC pipe to an outdoor drain. Any horizontal run of drain pipe must have an anti-siphon vent for it to drain 7.
  • Page 10: Install Dehumidifier-Attic Installation

    Install Dehumidifier—Attic Installation 3. Attach " PVC pipe to the condensate drain outlet. See WARNING “Location Requirements.” 4. Run the PVC pipe to an outdoor drain. Any horizontal run of drain pipe must have an anti-siphon vent for it to drain properly.
  • Page 11: Complete Installation

    Complete Installation 1. If the dehumidifier is installed on an existing system, seal all 3. Replace any access doors removed during the installation. joints in the return air system between the discharge air 4. Run the furnace or cooling system through one complete supply duct and the return air supply duct on the dehumidifier cycle to be sure the system operates as desired.
  • Page 12 Digital Humidistat with Fan Switch Wiring Diagram DVA Low Voltage Terminal Dehumidistat Fan Control 15-minute time delay “On Make” “X” required on UH models only Optional 24-Volt Damper Furnace/Air Handler Interlock “G” Terminal on existing thermostat* “G” Terminal on furnace or air handler* (24V Hot) “R”...
  • Page 13 Whole House Humidifier Schematic Diagram Low Voltage Terminal 115 Volt, 60 Hz, 20 Amp 1 Phase Power Supply Contactor Transformer *Time Delay Pressure Switch Fan Relay Freeze Stat Blower Motor High Speed For UH Door Switch Filter Pressure Compressor Switch Overload Compressor Run Capacitor...
  • Page 14: Sequence Of Operation

    SEQUENCE OF OPERATION Whole House Dehumidifier The whole house dehumidifier is designed to deliver Coil Freeze Protection dehumidified, filtered air to the living space. Ventilation air can also be delivered in a controlled fashion using the outside air venting option. The dehumidification coil (evaporator) is equipped with a low temperature freeze thermostat.
  • Page 15: Fresh Air Return

    NOTES: To replace the UVC light bulb ■ Handle the HEPA air filter gently to prevent damage to the fabric media. WARNING ■ The HEPA air filter should not be cleaned. It should be replaced when it becomes restrictive. Electrical Shock Hazard Disconnect power before servicing.
  • Page 16: Assistance Or Service

    14610 Breakers Drive Jacksonville, FL 32258 Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence. 400-1014 ®Registered Trademark/TM Trademark of Whirlpool, U.S.A., 8/07 © 2007. All rights reserved. Manufactured under license by Tradewinds Distributing Company, LLC., Coconut Grove, Florida Printed in U.S.A.

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