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Electrolux 27" Electric Dryers Service Manual

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@G@8USPGVYÃCPH@ÃQSP9V8UTÃIPS UCÃ6H@SD86
SERVICE MANUAL
27” Dryers
Gas & Electric
Models
:KLWH:HVWLQJKRXVH
September 2002
5995373155
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  • Page 1 @G@8USPGVYÃCPH@ÃQSP9V8UTÃIPS UCÃ6H@SD86 SERVICE MANUAL 27” Dryers Gas & Electric Models :KLWH:HVWLQJKRXVH September 2002 5995373155...
  • Page 2: Safe Servicing Practices

    Electrolux Home Products cannot be responsible, nor assume any liability, for injury or damage of any kind arising from the use of this manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    SAFE SERVICING PRACTICES QUICK REFERENCE SHEET 7 - 9 Serial nameplate location Serial number breakdown Tech sheet location Front console models Rear console models Specification Component resistance chart Sample wiring diagrams 10 - 13 Sample wiring diagram for electric models without electronic moisture sensor controls Sample wiring diagram for electric models with electronic moisture sensor controls...
  • Page 4 Gas supply requirements Location of your dryer Do not install your dryer Installation in a recess or closet Minimum installation clearances This dryer must be exhausted outdoors Under counter installation Mobile home installation Under counter & stack models Rough-in dimensions Top console models Rough-in dimensions Unpacking...
  • Page 5 Drive motor and heating circuits Timed dry cycle Drive motor and heating circuits Permanent press cycle Drive motor, heating and end of cycle circuits Electrical operation (Gas dryers models without electronic moisture sensor) 43 - 45 Auto dry cycle 43 - 45 Drive motor circuit The timer motor circuit The heating circuit...
  • Page 6 Removing the top console skirt (Top console models) Removing the console (Top console models) Removing the end caps (Top console models) Removing the console’s front panel (Top console models) Removing the buzzer (Top console models) Removing the buzzer (Front console models) Removing the door Separating the door panel Removing the door seal...
  • Page 7: Quick Reference Sheet

    QUICK REFERENCE SHEET 1. Serial nameplate location: on the front panel at the left side of the dryer door opening. 2. Serial number breakdown. 3. Tech sheet location Front console models: on the righthand bodyside behind the front panel and inside rear access pane. Rear console models: on main top inside console.
  • Page 8: Specification

    QUICK REFERENCE SHEET SPECIFICATION ELECTRIC MODELS GAS MODELS Electrical Drum Airflow CFM DRUM TEMPERATURES Dimension (Inches) Vent Capability** Top Finish Port Opening (Sq. In.) ± ± ± ± ±...
  • Page 9: Component Resistance Chart

    QUICK REFERENCE SHEET Gas Models Component Resistances* Electric Models Drive motor (120 volt, 60 Hz, 1/4 h.p. 1725 rpm) Timer Motor Timer Dropping Resistor (located in the harness) Heating Element Bias Heater on Thermostat Burner Assembly...
  • Page 11: Sample Wiring Diagram For Electric Models Without

    SAMPLE WIRING DIAGRAM FOR ELECTRIC MODELS WITH ELECTRONIC MOISTURE SENSOR CONTROLS...
  • Page 13: Sample Wiring Diagram For Gas Models Without

    SAMPLE WIRING DIAGRAM FOR GAS MODELS WITH ELECTRONIC MOISTURE SENSOR CONTROLS...
  • Page 14: Section A - Operating Instructions

    SECTION A - OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS PRESS SAVER PRESS WHITES SAVER COLORS COLORS/ WHITES/ END OF CYCLE SIGNAL PRESS SAVER Versión en español Temperature Selection Always follow directions on fabric care labels. Before Operating Your Dryer Read your dryer Owner's Guide. REGULAR-HIGH HEAT, PERM PRESS-MEDIUM HEAT KNITS/DELICATES-LOW HEAT...
  • Page 15: Auto Delicate Cycle

    NORMAL DRY. MORE. Press Saver Press Saver Press Saver LESS. Auto Delicate Cycle Energy Saving Tips NORMAL DRY MORE LESS Press Saver Press Saver Press Saver Timed Dry Regular Cycle Auto Perm Press/Colors Cycle NORMAL DRY. MORE. LESS.
  • Page 16: Section B - Owners Guide

    SECTION B - OWNERS GUIDE WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: • • • • • Versión en español Prevent Fire Product Registration Thank you for choosing this dryer. Record Your Model and Serial Numbers Care and Cleaning Register Your Product PRODUCT REGISTRATION CARD Important Safety Instructions...
  • Page 17: Protect Children

    GAS DRYERS: Grounding type wall receptacle Do not under any circumstances cut, remove, or bypass the grounding prong from this plug. Power supply cord with 3-prong grounding plug CORRECT Use this way ONLY Protect Children Operating Instructions Note: ELECTRIC DRYERS: 14-30R DRYER FUSED 30 AMP...
  • Page 18: Drying Procedures

    • Always read and follow fabric care labels and laundry product labels. The third grounding prong must never be removed. Never ground the dryer to a gas pipe. Do not use an extension cord or an adaptor plug. ALWAYS disconnect Important Safety Instructions 1.
  • Page 19: Features

    3. Load the dryer. Do not overload dryer. 7. When the cycle ends, remove items immediately and hang or fold. Features Cycle Signal Control (some models) Drum Light (some models) Reversible Dryer Door Drying Rack (some models) 4. Close the dryer door and set dryer controls (some models).
  • Page 20: Common Drying Problems

    Common Drying Problems SOLUTIONS POSSIBLE CAUSES PREVENTIVE MEASURES PROBLEM Greasy, oily stains Lint Pilling Shrinking Wrinkling...
  • Page 21: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning Outside Never use harsh, gritty or abrasive cleansers. Important Safety Instructions unplug the electrical power cord Before moving the dryer Inside...
  • Page 22: Avoid Service Checklist

    Avoid Service Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials Checklist in this dryer. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Dryer does not start. Electrical power cord is not securely Make sure the plug fits tightly in wall outlet.
  • Page 23 Avoid Service Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this dryer. Checklist OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE SOLUTION Foreign objects such as coins, pins, clips Always remove foreign objects from pockets Scratching or or buttons are inside the dryer.
  • Page 24: Sample Warranty

    Sample warranty - always check FRIGIDAIRE DRYER WARRANTY warranty with product Your Frigidaire product is protected by this warranty WARRANTY FRIGIDAIRE, THROUGH ITS AUTHORIZED THE CONSUMER WILL BE SERVICERS, WILL: RESPONSIBLE FOR: PERIOD One year from original Pay all costs for repairing or replacing any parts Costs of service calls that are listed under IMPORTANT FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY...
  • Page 25: Section B - Installation Instructions Gas & Electric Dryer

    SECTION B - INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS GAS & ELECTRIC DRYER or beauty salons, etc. For your safety the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury or loss of life. - Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquid in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
  • Page 26: Pre-installation Requirements

    PRE-INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS 3 WIRE GROUNDED NEUTRAL 120-240 VOLT 60 CYCLE Tools and Materials Required for Installation: MAIN FUSE BOX 30 AMP DELAYED ACTION FUSES OR CIRCUIT BREAKER NEUTRAL WIRE OUTLET RECEPTACLE (COPPER) SUBJECT TO LOCAL NEMA 10-30R (COPPER) REGULATIONS GAS Dryer CIRCUIT POWER SUPPLY POWER SUPPLY CORD...
  • Page 27 The dryer exhaust system MAXIMUM LENGTH MUST be exhausted to the outside of the dwelling! of 4” (10.2 cm) Dia. Flexible Metal Duct VENT HOOD TYPE MUST NOT (Preferred) Number Louvered 90° 2½" Turns (10.2 cm) (6.35 cm) MAXIMUM LENGTH" 30 ft.
  • Page 28: Exhaust Directions

    EXHAUST DIRECTION MUST LOCATION OF YOUR DRYER DO NOT INSTALL YOUR DRYER: EXHAUST DUCT LOCATING DIMENSIONS MUST SAME AS OTHER SIDE 5 7/8" INSTALLATION IN RECESS OR CLOSET (15 cm) 4 3/8" 13 1/2" (11 cm) (34 cm) MUST 3 3/4" (9.5 cm) 3 3/4"...
  • Page 29: Under Counter Installation

    15" 0" (0 cm) 1" (2.54 cm) (38.1 cm) 60 SQ. IN. 0" (0 cm) (387.1 SQ. 60 SQ. IN. (387.1 SQ. CM) CLOSET DOOR NOTE: 0" (0 cm) 1" (2.54 cm) 0" (0 cm) 0" (0 cm) UNDER COUNTER INSTALLATION If an under counter* installation is desired, the dryer MUST have a top sheet kit installed, P/N 131629100.
  • Page 30: Under Counter & Stack Models

    UNDER COUNTER & STACK MODELS ROUGH-IN DIMENSIONS 26 7/8” (68.3 cm) HOME USE ELECTRIC CONNECTION UNDER COUNTER 34 5/8" (87.9 cm) 2 9/16” (6.5 cm) 13 1/2" (34.4 cm) 36" (91.5 cm) 3 1/4” 3/8" (0.96 cm) DIA. (9.5 cm) GAS PIPE 1”...
  • Page 31: Top Console Models

    TOP CONSOLE MODELS UNPACKING ROUGH-IN DIMENSIONS (68.3 cm) ELECTRIC CONNECTION NOTE: (6.5 cm) 13 1/2" (34.4 (110.7 cm) 36" (91.5 cm) FOAM SHIPPING PACKING 3/8" (0.96 cm) DIA. GAS PIPE (2.54 cm) (9.5 cm) REAR VIEW REVERSING DOOR SWING 47 1/2" (120.7 To change the direction of the door opening: NOTE...
  • Page 32: Electrical Installation

    GROUNDING REQUIREMENTS Non-Canadian ELECTRIC Dryer DANGER MUST REMOVE 4 SCREWS (ONE FROM EACH HINGE FIRST) MUST ELECTRICAL INSTALLATION ALL ELECTRIC Dryers following specific requirements for proper and safe electrical installation of your dryer. Failure to follow these instructions can create electrical shock and/or a MUST fire hazard.
  • Page 33: Electrical Connections For 3-wire System

    GREEN GROUND GREEN POWER CORD GREEN SCREW SILVER TERMINAL GROUND WIRE GROUND SILVER TERMINAL SCREW GREEN TERMINAL BLOCK NEUTRAL GROUND WIRE GREEN TIGHTEN BLACK NEUTRAL GROUND TO THESE WHITE WIRE TIGHTEN NUT THREADS TO THESE THREADS STRAIN RELIEF MOUNTING BRACKET POWER CORD STRAIN...
  • Page 34: Installation

    Before operating the dryer, make sure the dryer area is clear and free from combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors. Also see that nothing (such as boxes, clothing, etc.) obstructs the flow of combustion and ventilation air. NOTE: INSTALLATION (Gas dryers only) NOTE: DO NOT NOTE:...
  • Page 35: Section D - How The Components Work

    SECTION D - HOW THE COMPONENTS WORK Drum Drive motor and blower Heat Source Electric...
  • Page 36: Control Thermostat

    Control thermostat Timer Airflow Airflow electric dryers:...
  • Page 37: Airflow Gas Dryers

    Airflow gas dryers:...
  • Page 38: Airflow Problems

    Note: Short unrestricted vents: Airflow problems: Note: Restrictions: Electrical Operation (Electric Dryers Models With- out Electronic Moisture Sensor): Note: 240 VAC 120 VAC 120 VAC BLUE START SWITCH CYCLE SIGNAL GRAY CABINET SIGNAL SWITCH DOOR SWITCH START THERMAL LIMITER MOTOR CABINET BASE 4.4K...
  • Page 39: Auto Dry Cycle

    Auto Dry Cycle Drive Motor Circuit: The Timer Motor Circuit: The Heating Circuit:...
  • Page 40: The Cycle Signal Circuit

    The Cycle Signal Circuit: Timed Dry Cycle Electrical Operation (Electric Dryer with Electronic Note: Moisture Sensor) Sample wiring diagram for models with electronic moisture sensor...
  • Page 41: Auto Dry Regular Cycle

    Auto Dry Regular Cycle Drive Motor Circuit: The Timer Motor Circuit:...
  • Page 42: The Heating Circuit

    Note: The Heating Circuit: DRIVE PULSAR CAM Auto Dry Knits and Delicates Cycle: Drive Motor and Heating Circuits: Timed Dry Cycle The Cycle Signal Circuit: Drive Motor and Heating Circuits:...
  • Page 43: Permanent Press Cycle

    Permanent Press Cycle: Drive Motor, Heating and End of Cycle Circuits: Electrical Operation (Gas Dryers Models Without Electronic Moisture Sensor) Note: Auto Dry Cycle Drive Motor Circuit:...
  • Page 44: The Timer Motor Circuit

    The Heating Circuit: The Timer Motor Circuit: Secondary Booster Holding...
  • Page 45: The Cycle Signal Circuit

    The Cycle Signal Circuit: Timed Dry Cycle: Sensor Igniter °...
  • Page 46: Electrical Operation (gas Dryers Models With Electronic Moisture Sensor)

    Electrical Operation (Gas Dryers Models With Electronic Moisture Sensor) Note: Sample wiring diagram for models with electronic moisture sensor Auto Dry Regular Cycle Drive Motor Circuit:...
  • Page 47: The Timer Motor Circuit

    The Timer Motor Circuit: Note: Booster Holding The Heat Circuit: Secondary...
  • Page 48: The Cycle Signal Circuit

    The Cycle Signal Circuit: Sensor Igniter DRIVE PULSAR CAM Auto Dry Knits and Delicates Cycle: °...
  • Page 49: Drive Motor And Heating Circuits

    Drive Motor and Heating Circuits: Timed Dry Cycle Drive Motor, Heating and Cycle Signal Circuits:...
  • Page 50: Section F - Troubleshooting Flow Charts

    SECTION F - TROUBLESHOOTING FLOW CHARTS NOTE: Always check the wiring and pin/plug connectors before replacing any component. Electric dryer completely inoperative. Gas dryer completely inoperative. Electric dryers without electronic moisture sensor control, motor runs but timer does not advance in Auto or Timed dry. Electric dryers without electronic moisture sensor control, timer advances in Timed dry but not in Auto dry.
  • Page 51 Electric dryer completely inoperative. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 52: Electric Dryer Completely Inoperative

    Gas dryer completely inoperative. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 53: Electric Dryers Without Electronic Moisture Sensor Control; Motor Runs But Timer Does Not Advance In Auto Or Timed Dry

    Electric dryers without electronic moisture sensor control; motor runs but timer does not advance in Auto or Timed dry. Note: Always check wiring to the components. Electric dryers without electronic moisture sensor control; timer advances in Timed dry but not in Auto dry. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 54: Electric Dryers Without Electronic Moisture Sensor Control; Timer Advances In Auto Dry But Not In Timed Dry

    Electric dryers without electronic moisture sensor control; timer advances in Auto dry but not in Timed dry. Note: Always check wiring to the components. Gas and Electric dryers with electronic moisture sensor controls; motor runs but timer does not advance in Auto or Timed Ddry. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 55: Electric And Gas Dryers With Electronic Moisture Sensor Control; Timer Advances In Timed Dry But Not In Auto Dry

    Electric and Gas dryers with electronic moisture sensor control; timer advances in Timed dry but not in Auto dry. Note: Always check wiring to the components. Electric and Gas dryers with electronic moisture sensor control; timer does not pause in Auto dry with wet clothes in the dryer. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 56: Electric And Gas Dryers Blower Motor Runs But Drum Does Not Turn

    Electric and Gas dryers; blower motor runs but drum does not turn. Note: Always check wiring to the components. Electric and Gas dryers; longer than normal drying times. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 57: Electric Dryers Blower Motor Runs But Dryer Does Not Heat

    Electric dryers; blower motor runs but dryer does not heat. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 58: Gas Dryers Blower Motor Runs But Dryer Does Not Heat

    Gas dryers; blower motor runs but dryer does not heat. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 59: Electric And Gas Dryers Dryer Over Heating

    Electric and Gas dryers; dryer over heating. Note: Always check wiring to the components.
  • Page 60: Section G - Teardown

    SECTION G - TEARDOWN Removing the knobs: This section will describe how to remove components 1. The shafts of the knobs are D shaped and pull from both gas and electric dryer. Unless stated, the straight off. procedure will be the same on all dryers. Unless stated, reverse the procedure to reinstall the component.
  • Page 61: Removing Rear Panel From Console (top Console Models)

    Insert a flat object, such as a putty knife, between top Removing the timer: (Top console models) and front panel to release the clip and lift up on the top. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Remove the timer knob and the rear panel from the console.
  • Page 62: Removing The Timer (front Console Models)

    Removing the timer: (Front console models) Removing the turn to start or temperature switch: (Top console models) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Remove the timer knob and raise the top panel. 2.
  • Page 63: Removing The Turn To Start Or Temperature Switch (front Console Models)

    Removing the turn to start or temperature switch: Removing the press saver option or end of cycle (Front console models) chime switch: (Top console models) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Remove the knob from the switch, lift the top, 2.
  • Page 64: Removing The Press Saver Option Switch (front Console Models)

    Removing the press saver option switch: (Front Removing the end of cycle chime switch: (Front console models) console models) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Remove the press saver option sw. knob, lift the top, 2.
  • Page 65: Removing The Electronic Moisture Sensor Control (front Console Models)

    Removing the electronic moisture sensor control: (Front console models) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Lift the top, disengage the front panel and lean it forward. 3. Unplug the harness from the electronic moisture sensor control. 4. Lift the top bracket to release the control. Removing the console: (Top console models) 1.
  • Page 66: Removing The End Caps (top Console Models)

    Removing the end caps: (Top console models) Removing the buzzer: (Top console models) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Disengage the console from the top. 2. Remove the console’s back panel and disconnect the wires from the buzzer.
  • Page 67: Removing The Door

    Removing the door: 2. If the seal is to be replaced open the door and pull the seal from the liner. If the seal is to be reused, separate the panels and use a small screwdriver to 1. Open the door and remove the four screws holding push the tabs through the liner.
  • Page 68: Removing The Door Catch

    Removing the door catch: Releasing the top of the front panel: 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply,open the raise the top. door and raise the top panel. 2. Remove one screw from each side, located about 2.
  • Page 69: Removing The Clips That Hold The Front Of The Top Down

    Removing the clips that hold the front of the top Removing the console: (Front console models) down: 1. Disconnect power from the dryer and remove the 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and front panel from the dryer. raise the top. 2.
  • Page 70: Removing The Sensor Bars

    4. Release the five tabs, three at top and two at the Replacing the drum light bulb: bottom. 1. Open the dryer door, release the clip holding the light shield by pushing up, and unscrew the bulb. 5. Slide the console panel up to disengage it from the control mounting panel.
  • Page 71: Replacing The Drum Light Socket

    Replacing the drum light socket: Replacing the foam seal: 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 2. Raise the top and disconnect the wires from the 2. Remove the front panel. light socket. 3.
  • Page 72: Releasing The Dryer Belt

    Releasing the dryer belt: Removing the drum: 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Remove the access panel. 2. Raise the top and remove the front panel. 2. Push the idler pulley to the right and slip the belt off the motor pulley.
  • Page 73: Removing The Hitch Ball From The Drum

    Removing the ball hitch from the drum: Removing the drum heat shield: (Electric dryers) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and remove the drum. remove the drum. 2. Remove the three screws from inside the drum 2.
  • Page 74: Removing The High Limit Thermostat

    Note: Do not lose the grounding ball or the tinnerman Removing the heating element assembly: (Electric mounting clip from the rear of the dryer. dryers) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and remove the drum. 2. Disconnect the two wires from the heating ele- ment.
  • Page 75: Removing The Control Thermostat

    Removing the control thermostat: 4. Remove two screws holding the housing to the dryer base. 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and remove the front panel. 2. Disconnect the wires from the thermostat and remove the two screws holding the thermostat to the blower housing.
  • Page 76: Removing The Idler Pulley

    Removing the idler pulley: Removing the drive motor: 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and remove the drum. remove the rear vent. 2. Unplug the harness from the motor and remove 2.
  • Page 77: Removing The Ignitor (gas Dryers)

    Removing the ignitor: (Gas dryers) 4. Remove the one screw securing the gas valve assembly bracket to the base, slide the gas valve assembly forward and lift the gas valve assembly 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and out. remove the burner.
  • Page 78: Removing The Sensor (gas Dryers)

    Removing the sensor: (Gas dryers) Removing the duct and heat shield: (Gas dryers) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply and 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply, remove the front panel. remove the drum. 2. Disconnect the two wires from the sensor. 2.
  • Page 79: Removing The Manifold Pipe (gas Dryers)

    Removing the manifold pipe: (Gas dryers) Removing the vent pipe: (Gas dryers) 1. Disconnect the dryer from electrical supply. 1. Remove the one screw holding vent to the rear panel and pull the vent pipe out the back. 2. Turn the gas supply off and disconnect the gas supply from the dryer.

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