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Whirlpool 27" W10563341A Installation Instructions Manual

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ELECTRIC DRYER INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
27" WIDE MODELS - U.S.A. ONLY
Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en español, o para obtener información adicional acerca de su producto, visite:
Tenga listo su número de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el número de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta.
W10563341A
W10563342A-SP
www.whirlpool.com

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
Venting Kits .......................................................................... 14
Install Vent System .............................................................. 14
Connect Vent ........................................................................ 15
LEVEL DRYER .......................................................................... 15
COMPLETE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST .............................. 16
REVERSE DOOR SWING (OPTIONAL) ................................... 16
TROUBLESHOOTING .......................................... BACK COVER
INSTALLATION NOTES
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  Summary of Contents for Whirlpool 27" W10563341A

  • 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. Adjustable wrench that Utility knife Tools needed: opens to 1" (25 mm) or hex-head socket wrench Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Tape measure...
  • Page 4: Location Requirements

    Parts supplied: The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will be exposed to water and/or weather. Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters.
  • Page 5: Electrical Requirements

    If your outlet looks like this: Metal exhaust system hardware, which is available for ■ purchase from your dealer. Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to ■ with ring or spade terminals and UL listed introduce outside air into the dryer.
  • 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. Electrical Connection Options Firmly grasp dryer body (not console panel) and gently lay dryer down on cardboard.
  • Page 7: Power Supply Cord Connection

    Power Supply Cord Connection Direct Wire Power supply cord strain relief Attach power supply cord strain relief Remove the screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put the tabs of the two clamp sections (C) into the hole below the terminal block opening (B) so that one tab is pointing up (A) and the other is pointing down (D), and hold in place.
  • Page 8 4-wire Power Supply Cord Connection Connect ground wire IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit the use of 3-wire connections. 4-wire receptacle (NEMA 4-prong plug type 14-30R) Connect ground wire (F) (green or bare) of power supply cord to external ground conductor screw (A).
  • Page 9: Direct Wire Connection

    Direct Wire Connection Remove center screw Direct wire strain relief Attach direct wire strain relief Remove center terminal block screw (B). Connect neutral wire Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) and any screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief).
  • Page 10 4-wire Direct Wire Connection Connect ground wire IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections. Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct connection Connect ground wire (green or bare) (F) of direct wire cable to external ground conductor screw (A).
  • Page 11 Optional 3-wire Connection Remove center screw IMPORTANT: You must verify with a qualified electrician that this grounding method is acceptable before connecting. Prepare to connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Remove center terminal block screw (B). Connect neutral wire Remove center terminal block screw (B).
  • Page 12: Venting

    Rigid metal vent: Connect external ground wire Recommended for best drying performance and to avoid ■ crushing and kinking. Flexible metal vent: (Acceptable only if accessible to clean) Must be fully extended and supported in final dryer location. ■ Remove excess to avoid sagging and kinking that may result ■...
  • Page 13: Plan Vent System

    Clamps: Optional exhaust installations: Use clamps to seal all joints. ■ Exhaust can be converted out the right side, left side, or through Exhaust vent must not be connected or secured with screws the bottom (4-way vent kit). Each kit includes step-by-step ■...
  • Page 14: Venting Kits

    Determine vent length and elbows needed for best Venting Kits drying performance: Use following Vent System Chart to determine type of vent For more information, call 1-800-901-2042, or visit us at ■ material and hood combinations acceptable to use. www.applianceaccessories.com. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777 or visit us at www.whirlpoolparts.ca.
  • Page 15: Connect Vent

    LEVEL DRYER Connect vent to exhaust hood Level Dryer Vent must fit over the exhaust hood. Secure vent to exhaust hood with 4" (102 mm) clamp. Run vent to dryer location using straightest path possible. Avoid 90° turns. Use clamps to seal all joints.
  • Page 16: Complete Installation Checklist

    COMPLETE INSTALLATION 27" Wide Model Side-Swing Door CHECKLIST Place towel on dryer Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, go back through steps to see what was skipped. Check that you have all of your tools. Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials.
  • Page 17 Remove screws from hinges Flip door over Flip door over so handle side is down. Attach door hinges Remove screws attaching hinges to door. Remove screws from door Remove screws at top, bottom, and side of door (6 screws). Keep door screws separate from hinge screws as they are different sizes.
  • Page 18 Insert screws in hinge holes on Remove bottom screws dryer cabinet Open dryer door. Remove bottom screws from dryer cabinet side of hinges. Loosen (do not remove) top screws from dryer cabinet side of hinges. NOTE: 2 people may be needed to reinstall door. Insert screws into the bottom holes on left side of dryer cabinet.
  • Page 19 Flip door over Rotate outer door Flip door over so handle side is down. Rotate outer door 180º and set it back down on inner door. Be certain to keep cardboard spacer centered between Remove screws from door doors. Reattach outer door panel to inner door panel so handle is on the side where hinges were just removed.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    See the Use and Care Guide or visit our website and reference “Frequently Asked Questions” to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. W10563341A ®/™ ©2013 Whirlpool. All rights reserved. 01/13 Used under license in Canada. Printed in U.S.A.

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