Whirlpool 240-VOLT ELECTRIC COMPACT DRYER Service manual

COMPACT DRYER
240 VOLT
.
Before you start.. .
Important.
Check locoi~on where dryer will
be llstalled
Proper instollat~on
IS
youi responslbllity
Make sure you
have everyihing
necessary
for
correcl mtollol~on
observe
WARNING:
Check code requirements.
all
governrng codes and
ordinances.
Potential Fire Hazard
Some codes do not perml
or limit
~nslollai~on
of clothes dryers ln
garages.
closets. moblle homes.
and sleeping
quarters
Contact
our local bulldIng
~nspeclor
l It is the personal
responsibility ol the customer
to ensure that gasoline, paint
thinners and other flammable
materials are not used or stored
near dryer. Fumes from these
materials could result in fire or
explosion.
l Never
install dryer up against
draperies or curtains. Keep
any and all items from falling or
collecting behind the dryer.
l Replace
all access or service
panels before operating the
dryer.
Grounded
eleclrical
outlet 1s required
See Eleclrlcal
reqlllrements
Open dryer door and remove
literature
and parts packages
ihe
Dryer may be
exhausted
from
the rear See
Exhaust
requirements,
Panel A
to fully open
dryer
door
See back
SEERECESSEDAREA OR
CLOSET INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS ON
BACK COVER.
vel floor: maximum slope
der g!k
dryer
1 Inch
r
I
) For Your Safety:
1
l Do not exhaust
dryer into a
chimney, furnace cold air duct,
attic or crawl space, or any
other duct used for venting.
Accumulated lint could become
a fire hazard or moisture could
cause damage.
l The exhaust
system should
be cleaned at least once every
2 years.
l Flexible
duct should never
be installed concealed in wall,
ceiling or floor.
Protectron from weather: Propel
operation
of the dryer requires
temperatures
above 45 F
Tools needed for
creates greater
back pressur
than other hood types.1
The Exhaust Outlet is
located
at the bottom
center of the dryer.
avaIlable
from your WhIrlpool
dealer
See Recessed
area or closet installation
InstructIons
on back cover for adequate
unobstructed
air openrng
requirements.
Mobile home
instatlation
Exhaust Hoods with
magnetic
should
latches
not be used.
Maxlmum length of the exhaust
system
depends
upon the type of duct used.
number
of elbows and type of exhaust
heed The maximum
length for both rigid
and flexible duct is shown in chart
.,-
Mabile Home Exhaust Requirements:
Parts supplied for
installatron
Remove parts from packages
that all parts were included.
Check
the dryer must have an outside exhaust
If the dryer is exhausted
through
the floor
and the area under the mobile home is
enclosed.
the exhaust system must
terminate
outside the enclosed
area
Extension beyond
the enclosure
will
prevent
lint and moisture buildup
under
the moblle home
tf the dryer is Installed in a confined
orea such as a bedroom, bathroom,
to the
closet. It must be exhausted
Exhaust
requirements
WARNING: Potential
Fire Hazard
Metal,
flexible duct may be used. Do
Not use non-metal
flexible duct since il
is a potent101 fire hazard.
Four-inch metal
exhaust duct IS
required.
Use Duct Tape to
seal all~oints
Exhauslina the dryer outside IS
recommended
Acloset
lnstollat!on
fTIUSt be exhausted
outside
Recessed
Installation
that IS not exhausted
outside must use Exhaust Defleclor
Kit. Part No 346001
Panel A
or
outslde and provisions
must be made for
enough
air for combustion
and
ventllatlon.
(Check
governing
codes
and ordinances
] Also. refer to the
Recessed
area or closet rnstallotion
lnstr”ctlons
The Exhaust Duct can be routed
up. down. left right or straight out the
back of the dryer. Detailed
space
reauirements
can be found in Recessed
area or closet lnstallotlon
instructlons
on
back cover and on the label on the
back panel of the dryer
Metal, Flexible Duct must be fully
extended
and supported
when the dryer
is in its final position.
DO NOT KINK OR
CRUSH THE DUCT
An Exhaust Hood should cap the
exhaust duct to prevent exhausted
air
from returning
Into dryer. The outlet of the
hood must be at least 12 Inches from
the ground
or any object that may be In
the path of the exhaust
2%inch outlet Exhaust Hood may be
used only with short systems [Thus outlet
WARNING: Potential
Exhaust Systems longer
Fire Hazard
than
specrfled
will.
l Accumulate
Ilnt.
. Shorten the lrfe of the dryer.
l Reduce
the performance
- cause
longerdving
times and increase
energy
usage.
For Exhaust Systems not covered
by the
exhaust
length chart. see WhIrlpool
Service Manual.
Exhaustina
WhirlDo
m,
Part No. 603197. available
from
your Whirlpool
ports distributor
The back
pressure in any exhaust
system used musl
not exceed
0.3 inches of water column.
measured
with an Incline manometer.ot
the point that the exhaust system
connects
to the dryer.
Far permanent Installations. a
stationary
exhaust
system IS required.
Electrical
requirements
Electrical ground is required on this
appliance.
upturned
ends on dryer end. terminahng
I” a NEMA Tvpe 14.30P plug on supply
end The fourth [groundlng]
conductor
must be ldentlfled
by a green or
green/yellow
cover and the neutral
conductor
by a white cover Cord should
be Type SRD or SRDT, with a U L -I!sted
strain relief and be at least four feet long
The power supply cord and strain relief
are not provided
with the dryer
Alternate electrical
connection
Do not modlfy Ihe plug with the
applianceif II will not 111Ihe outlet,
have a proper outlet installed by a
aualified electrlcian.
1. A three-wire.
single phase, 120/240-volt.
60.Hz. AC only. electrical
supply (or threewe. 120/208-volt
if soeclfled
on
nameplate]
IS required
on a separate.
30.ampere
circuit. fused on bolh sides of
the Ilne. (Time-delav
fuse orclrcult
breaker is recomm&ded.)
Do Not have
a fuse I” the neutral or grounding
circuit
It IS the personal
responsibility
of the
customer
to contact
a quallfied
installer
to assure that the electrlcal
lnstallatlon
IS
adequate
and in conformance
with
the NatIonal
Electrical
Code ANSI/NFPA
70-latest
edItIon. and all local codes
and ordinances
&wire
receplacie
2. This dryer IS
Recep’oc’e
equipped
with
a 30-amp-rated.t’“~30R1
flexible-type.
power supply cord
(pigtall).
Where
Flgure 1
local codes
permit,
It
must be plugged
inlo a mating.
30.amp
receptacle
[NEMA Type IO-30R]. [See
Figure I.] Do Not use an extension
cord
3. IF THE POWER SUPPLY CORD IS
REMOVED.
THE DRYER MUST BE
CONNECTED
WITH IO-GAUGE COPPER
WIRE ONLY (See Panel 8. ‘Xllernate
electrical
connection:’
for detailed
Instructlo”s.]
4. When removing
the power supply
cord [plgtall).
Ihe appliance
may be
connected
directly to the fused
disconnect
or circuit breaker
box through
flexible armored
or non-metallic
sheathed
copper
cable. Allow two or
three feet of slack in the line between
Ihe
wall and the appliance
so that it can
be moved If servicing
is evernecessary
A I/:‘: U.L.-listed conduit
connector
must
be provided
at each end of the power
supply cable (at the appliance
and at
the Iunction
box1 WIresizes (COPPER WIRE
ONLY] and connectIons
mu? conform
with the rating of the appliance
[30
amperes]
5. For mobile home Installation,
the 3.wire.
power supply cord must be removed
and
the appliance
wiring must be revised.
The appliance
cabinet
must not be
connected
to the neutral terminal,
but
must be connected
to the grounding
wire
[green] of the power supply cord. (See
Panel C. “Alternate
electrlcal
connection”
under “Mobile
home Installation:’
for
detalled
instruclions.]
Electrical ground is required on this
appliance.
Direct wiring connection
1, Strip the outer covenng
back 3 Inches
from the end exposing
the three wires.
2. Strip the insulation
back I inch from
the end of each wire. Form the bare
wires Into a “U” shaped
hook
Figure 5
3. Loosen. do not remove, screws from
terminal
block. Attach wires according
fnoe;;tru$ons
for type of connection
4. Slide the end of each wire under the
screw head with the open side of the
screw hook on the right. Squeeze
the
wfre together
to form a loop.
5. Tighten each screw firmly
Do not modify the plug wilh the
applianceif It will nol fll Ihe outlet,
have a proper outlel installed by a
aualified electrician.
This appliance
IS manufactured
with
the neutral
cabinet
terminal
connected
Figure 6
to the
When local codes...
To connect a separate
grounding wire:
Use grounding
wire and clamp
assembly
(Parl No 6854631 or No 10
gauge
nxn~rnum
copper
grounding
wire Connect
grounding
wire to a
grounded
coldwater
pbe’
with the
clamp
and then to the external
grounding
connector
on the dryer Do
A. Permit use of a flexible type power
supply cord (pigtail)
that comes
equipped
with the dryer but
Do Not Permll connecting
the cabinetgrounding
conductor
to the neutral
wire
of Ihe power supply cord
connect zaporate coppe, g’oundlng
w,,e mm erternol growdIng conneclor
to approved groouma
no1 ground to a gas supply pipe or hot
water Dbe. Do not connect the Dower
suppli&ord
to electric
powersiPPlv
until the appliance
is permanently
grounded
Ungrounded
neutml
Figure 7
1. Remove terminal block cover
2. Remove the grounding
wire (green)
from the internal
grounding
connector
and fasten under center, silver-colored
terminal
block screw. See Figure 7.
3. Connect
a separate
copier
aroundina
wire INo. 10 minimum1
See
‘To con&t
a separate
groundihg
wire:
Panel B for detailed
instructions.
4. Replace
the terminal
block cover
When local codes...
Foznove
Disconnect
1. Remove
the power supply
the power supply.
Ihe terminal
block cover
from the dryer.
2. Disconnect
the power supply cord
from the terminal
block
3. Use a screwdriver
to slide the strain
relief clip away from the power supply
cord (See Figure41.
4. Pull downward
on the power supply
cord until it is removed
from the dryer,
8. Do Not Permit the use of the flexible
power supply
dryer and
Permit copper
cord
equipped
power
supply
with the
cable
and
Permit connecting
cabinet-grounding
conductor
to the neutral
wire of the
power supply cable:
Grounded
neutml
Figure 8
When a four-wire
receptacle
of NEMA
Type 14.30R IS used [see Figure 21. a
maiching
240.volt minimum,
30.ampere.
U L -lIsled dryer power supply cord
(pigtall)
kit must be used. This cord
contains
four, No -10 copper
conductors
with ring terminals
or spade terminals
with
Panel
B
1. Remove the power cord equipped
with the dryer as instructed.
See “To
remove the power supply cord:’ Panel
2. Attach a U.L.-#ted
conduit
connector
to the dryer through
the power supply
B
cord hole TIghten condull
conneciorto
cabsnet
Inseri power supply cable
through
conduit
connector
3. Connect
the neutral wire of the
flexlole armored
or nonmetalllc
sheathed
copper
power supply cable
to the center, silver-colored
termlnol
of the temxnol
block Connect
the other
wires to the outer terminals
See Figure 8
For connecting
plan-end
wires. see
“Direct wire connectlon:’
Panel Et
4. Replace
the terminal
block cover
4. Connect
the grounding
wire (green)
of the copper
four-wire
power supply
cord or cable
lo the exiernol
QrOUndlnQ
connector
5. Connect
the neutral
[whlte] of the
power supply cord or cable to the
center, sliver-colored
terminal
screw of
the terminal
block. Connect
the other
wires to the outer terminals.
See Figure 10
For connecting
plain-end
wires, see
“Direct wire connectlon:’
Panel 8.
6. Replace
the terminal
block cover.
6-
W Now
stand
the drver
Up.
When local codes.
C. Do Not Permit the use of the flexible
power supply cord equipped
with the
dryer and
Permit copper
power supply cable and
Move the dryer to its
wrmanent
location.
To make
sure the drver is level. take a CarDenter’S
i&i1 and place it on the top of ihe dryer.
first side to side. then front to back. If the
drver is not level. screw the leas of the
d&erupordowntoodjus
-
Do Not Permit connecting
the cabinetgrounding
conductor
t0 the neutral wire
of the powersupplycable.
Ungrounded
Mobile home or other
four-wire installation
Four-wire
power
kit or o four-wire
8.
neutml
Figure 9
I, Remove the power supply cord
equipped
with the dryeros
Instructed.
See “To remove the power supply cord:’
Panel 8.
2. Attach CI U.L.-listed conduit
connector
to the dryer through
the power supply
cord hole. Tighten condull
connector
to
cabinet
Insert power supply cable
through
conduit
connector
3. Remove the grounding
wire (green]
from the external
QrOUnd?IQ cotinector
and fasten under center, sliver-colored
term\&
block screw
4. Connect
the neutral
wire 01 the
flexible armored
or nonmetallic
sheathed
copper
power supply cable
to the center, silver-colored
terminal
of terminal
block. Connect
the other wires
to the outer terminals
See Figure 9. For
connecting
plain-end
wires. see “Direct
wire connection:’
Panel 8.
5. Connect
0 separate
copper
aroundlna
wire INo 10 mlnlmuml
See
“To con&to
s&parate
grour&g
wire:
Panel 8. for detailed
Instructions
6. Replace
the terminal
block cover.
supply cord (pIgtail)
cable
is required.
To exhaust
the dryer. see
“Exhaust
requirements:’
Panel
A. Remove
the wire exhaust guard located at the
exhaust
outlet. Connect
exhaust
duct lo
exhaust
hood. Use duct tape to seal all
joints in the exhaust
duct. Use caulking
comoound
lo seal exterior wall opening
around
exhaust
hood.
nm
9.
Carefully
push
77
timer knob Into
~
place on the
timer shaft at the
front of the dryer.
2
\
10
Check
that
all parts
ore now
W installed. See parts list. Panel
A. If there IS on extra part. go back
through
the steps to see which step was
ski&.
Remove the tape that holds the
drum to the cabinet.
[Some
dryer drums ore not taped
for shipping
]
Move the drum bv hand to make ceftaln
all tape has been removed
Wipe the
Interior of the drum thoroughly
with CI
damp cloth before using the dryer.
Remove tape from lint screen
n
Take two of the cardboard
corners from the cation
and
place them on the floor to tiaht side of
ihe dryer.
w
Figure
10
I. Remove the power supply cord
equipped
with the dryer OS Instructed.
See Panel 8. “To remove the power
supply cord”
2. Attach o U.L -lIsted strain relief to the
dryer through
the power supply cord
hole TIghten strain relief to cabinet
Insert
power supply cord through
the stroln
rellel
If using four-wire
cable, attach
Q UL
listed conduit
connector
to the dryer
through
the power supply cord hole
Tighten conduit
connector
to cabinet
Inseri power supply cable
through
conduit
connector.
3. Remove the grounding
wire (green)
IlOfT the etiernal
QrOUndlnQ
COnneCtOr
ond fasten under center silver-colored
lermlnol
block screw
Panel
C
4
Stand in front of dryer Firmly
W grasp the body of the dryer
and gently lay It right side down on the
cardboard
corners
Check
that
you have
n tools that you started
all the
with.
new WhIrlpool compact
To gel the mosl efflclent use tram
your new dryer, read your WhIrlpool
Use and Care Guide.
5
Start to screw
the legs into the
A lIttIe liquid
deteraent
to lubricate
the screw will
help. fise an adjustable
wrench
to finish
turning the legs unhl you have 1”of the
leg below the base
n holes by hand
nearby where you can reter to
them. The Inshuctlons will
make reInstallIng ywr Whliipo~l
dryer In another home as
OSthe lest
Recessed area or
‘closet installation
ns~~~”
IIYl.-nll”“.31cI
,II~,V,.“..“..
. ..“<.
,.I.
use only the rear exhaust position and Exhaust
Detlector
Kit, Part No. 3460M is required.
--t Recessed
This dryer may be Installed in a
recessed area or closet.
The installation spacing is in inches and
is minimum allowable.
Additional spacing should be
considered for ease of installation and
servicing.
If o closet door is installed, the minimum
unobstructed air openings in top and
bottom are required. Louvered doors
with equivalent air openings are
acceptable.
Unobstructed air openings
are required for foundry equipment
when the door is installed.
Minimum installation
spacing
Note: if recessed installation is exhausted, all
swcina - can be 0:
Closet
Closet lnstollatlon g
“,.
. ..-
be exhausted.
appliance
or hardboard
This compact dryer may be installed
with the compact washer companion
appliance
using one of the Stack Stand
Kits, Part No. 695570,3390175 (white]
or 3390196 (almond). The electric dryer
may also use Wall Mount Kit, Part No.
345994. Do Not use in mobile home,
Side View
‘3* are provided
when Inslolled
Front View
on Stack
I
Stand.
Product
dimensions
. ..-
-.,-.‘..
to prevent
damage
to prevent
to
damage.
Check to be sure that:
A. Electric supply is connected.
B. Fuse is intact and tight.
C. Door is closed
D. Controls are set in a running or “ON”
position.
E. Start button has been pushed firmly.
During the normal business hours, the
Whirlpool COOL-LINE@ Service will
answer any questions about operating
and maintaining your dryer not covered
in your Operating Instructions. The
Whirlpool COOL-LINE@ Service number is
[SOO) 253-1301. Dial just OS you normally
dial long distance-the
call is free.
TO PREVENT LARGE AMOUNTS OF LINT
AND MOISTURE FROM ACCUMULATING
AND TO MAINTAIN EFFICIENCY, THIS
DRYER MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
Part No. 3390353 Rev B
01990 Whirlpool Corporation
. . . s
If the dryer does not operate
properly...
24 sq.
Companion
appliance
spacing should
be considered. Detailed space
requirements are located on the label
on back panel of the dryer.
.
Shut off electric supply to dryer.
l
Disconnect electrical cord and tape
cord securely to dryer: or have a
licensed electrician disconnect the
power supply cable from the fused
disconnect box or dryer.
l Tape the drum to the front panel.
l Tape the dryer door
and the lint screen.
l Make
sure leveling legs are screwed
all the way in.
Before installing your electric compact
dryer in your new home, check with CI
licensed electrician to confirm that the
supply voltage matches the voltage
specified on the nameplate.
l
Prepared by Whirlpool Corporation. Benton Harbor. Michigan 49022.
Printed in U.S.A