Electric Dryer Installation Instructions 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 Install Vent System............................................................... 14 CONNECT INLET HOSES......................................................... 14 CONNECT VENT....................................................................... 16 LEVEL DRYER........................................................................... 16 Complete Installation Checklist............................... 17 REVERSE DOOR SWING.......................................................... 17 TROUBLESHOOTING............................................................... 19 INSTALLATION NOTES Date of purchase:__________________________________ Date of installation:_ _______________________________ Installer:_________________________________________ Model number:____________________________________ Serial number:____________________________________ 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. W10347663A W10352825A-SP 1 DRYER SAFETY 2 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. Parts supplied (all models): Tools needed: Leveling legs (4) Flat-blade screwdriver #2 Phillips screwdriver Parts supplied (steam models): Adjustable wrench that opens to 1" (25 mm) or hex-head socket wrench Level Wire stripper (direct wire installations) Vent clamps “Y” connector Short inlet hose 5' inlet hose Rubber washer Parts package is located in dryer drum. Check that all parts are included. Parts needed: (Not supplied with dryer) Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. See “Electrical Requirements” and “Venting Requirements” before purchasing parts. Caulking gun and compound (for installing new exhaust vent) Tin snips (new vent installations) Mobile home installations require metal exhuast system hardware available for purchase from the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer. For further information, please refer to the “Assistance or Service” section in your “Use and Care Guide”. Optional Equipment: (Not supplied with dryer) Refer to your “Use and Care Guide” for information about accessories available for your dryer. 1/4" nut driver (recommended) Tape measure Pliers 3 LOCATION REQUIREMENTS INSTALLATION CLEARANCES Location must be large enough to allow dryer door to open fully. DRYER DIMENSIONS Dryer with extended back: 30" (783 mm) Dryer with flat back: 221/4" (565 mm) 28" (711 mm) 431/2" (783 mm) You will need: ■■ A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See “Venting Requirements.” ■■ A separate 30 amp circuit. ■■ If using power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer. See “Electrical Requirements.” ■■ Floor must support dryer weight of 200 lbs. (90.7 kg). Also consider weight of companion appliance. ■■ Level floor with maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under entire dryer. If slope is greater than 1" (25 mm), install Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part Number 279810. If not level, clothes may not tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may not operate correctly. ■■ For a garage installation, place dryer at least 18” (457 mm) above floor. If using a pedestal, you will need 18” (457 mm) to bottom of dryer. ■■ Steam models only: Cold water faucets located within 4 ft. (1.2 m) of the water fill valves, and water pressure of 20-100 psi (137.9-689.6 kPa). You may use the water supply for your washer using the “Y” connector and short hose (if needed) which are provided. For each arrangement, consider allowing more space for ease of installation and servicing; spacing for companion appliances and clearances for walls, doors, and floor moldings. Space must be large enough to allow door to fully open. Add spacing on all sides of dryer to reduce noise transfer. If a closet door or louvered door is installed, top and bottom air openings in door are required. NOTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (127 mm) clearance behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow. See “Venting Requirements.” Spacing for recessed area or closet installation All dimensions show recommended spacing allowed, with tested spacing of 0” (0 mm) clearance on sides and rear. ■■ Additional spacing should be considered for ease of installation and servicing. ■■ Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and floor moldings. ■■ Additional spacing should be considered on all sides of the dryer to reduce noise transfer. ■■ For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation openings in the top and bottom of the door are required. Louvered doors with equivalent ventilitation openings are acceptable. ■■ Companion appliance spacing should also be considered. 14" max.* (356 mm) 18"* (457 mm) 1" (25 mm) 29" (737 mm) 1" (25 mm) Recessed area IMPORTANT: Do not operate, install, or store dryer where it will be exposed to water, weather, or at temperatures below 45° F (7° C). Lower temperatures may cause dryer not to shut off at end of automatic sensor cycles, resulting in longer drying times. 14" max.* (356 mm) Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installing dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector. 1" (25 mm) 5" 30" (127 mm) (783 mm) Side view - closet or confined area (Dryer with extended back) 48" 2* (310 cm2) 24" 2* (155 cm2) 5" 28" (127 mm) (711 mm) Side view - closet or confined area (Dryer with flat back) 3"* (76 mm) 3"* (76 mm) 1" (25 mm) 4 * Required spacing Closet door with vents Mobile home - Additional installation requirements: If using a power supply cord: This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations. The installation must conform to the Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 (formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile home construction and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280) or Standard CAN/CSA-Z240 MH. Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with clothes dryers. The kit should contain: Mobile home installations require: ■■ Metal exhaust system hardware, available for purchase from your dealer. For further information, see “Assistance or Service” section in your “Use and Care Guide”. ■■ Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to introduce outside air into dryer. Openings (such as a nearby window) should be at least twice as large as dryer exhaust opening. ■■ A UL listed 30-amp power supply cord, rated 120/240 volt minimum. The cord should be type SRD or SRDT and be at least 4 ft. (1.22 m) long. The wires that connect to the dryer must end in ring terminals or spade terminals with upturned ends. ■■ A UL listed strain relief. If your outlet looks like this: ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS It is your responsibility: ■■ To contact a qualified electrical installer. ■■ To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 - latest edition and all local codes and ordinances. 4-wire receptacle (14-30R) If your outlet looks like this: The National Electrical Code requires a 4-wire power supply connection for homes built after 1996, dryer circuits involved in remodeling after 1996, and all mobile home installations. A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from: National Fire Protection Association, One Batterymarch Park, Quincy, MA 02269. ■■ To supply the required 3 or 4 wire, single phase, 120/240 volt, 60 Hz, AC only electrical supply (or 3 or 4 wire, 120/208 volt electrical supply, if specified on the serial/rating plate) on a separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both sides of the line. Connect to an individual branch circuit. Do not have a fuse in the neutral or grounding circuit. ■■ Do not use an extension cord. ■■ If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the ground path is adequate. Electrical Connection To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions provided for it here. ■■ This dryer is manufactured ready to install with a 3-wire electrical supply connection. The neutral ground conductor is permanently connected to the neutral conductor (white wire) within the dryer. If the dryer is installed with a 4-wire electrical supply connection, the neutral ground conductor must be removed from the external ground connector (green screw), and secured under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of the terminal block. When the neutral ground conductor is secured under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of the terminal block, the dryer cabinet is isolated from the neutral conductor. ■■ If local codes do not permit the connection of a neutral ground wire to the neutral wire, see “Optional 3-wire connection” section. ■■ A 4-wire power supply connection must be used when the appliance is installed in a location where grounding through the neutral conductor is prohibited. Grounding through the neutral is prohibited for (1) new branch-circuit installations, (2) mobile homes, (3) recreational vehicles, and (4) areas where local codes prohibit grounding through the neutral conductors. Then choose a 4-wire power supply cord with ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain relief. The 4-wire power supply cord, at least 4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have 4 10-gauge solid copper wires and match a 4-wire receptacle of NEMA Type 14-30 R. The ground wire (ground conductor) may be either green or bare. The neutral conductor must be identified by a white cover. 3-wire receptacle (10-30R) Then choose a 3-wire power supply cord with ring or spade terminals and UL listed strain relief. The 3-wire power supply cord, at least 4 ft. (1.22 m) long, must have 3 10-gauge solid copper wires and match a 3-wire receptacle of NEMA Type 10-30R. If connecting by direct wire: Power supply cable must match power supply (4-wire or 3-wire) and be: ■■ Flexible armored cable or nonmetallic sheathed copper cable (with ground wire), covered with flexible metallic conduit. All current-carrying wires must be insulated. ■■ 10-gauge solid copper wire (do not use aluminum) at least 5 ft. (1.52 m) long. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS � For a grounded, cord-connected dryer: This dryer must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. This dryer is equipped with a cord having an equipmentgrounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. WARNING: Improper connection of the equipment- grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or service representative or personnel if you are in doubt as to whether the dryer is properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with the dryer: if it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 5 Install Leveling Legs Electrical Connection Power Supply Cord 1. 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. Firmly grasp dryer body (not console panel) and gently lay dryer down on cardboard. 2. Screw in leveling legs diamond marking Electrical Connection Options 1. Choose electrical connection type Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R): Go to Power Supply Cord Connection. Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 10-30R): Go to Power Supply Cord Connection. Examine leveling legs, find diamond marking. Screw legs into leg holes by hand, use a wrench to finish turning legs until diamond marking is no longer visible. Now stand the dryer on its feet. Slide the dryer until it is close to its final location. Leave enough room for electrical connection and to connect the exhaust vent. 4-wire direct connection: Go to Direct Wire Connection. 3-wire direct connection: Go to Direct Wire Connection. NOTE: If local codes do not permit connection of a cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire, go to “Optional 3-wire connection.” This connection may be used with either a power supply cord or a direct wire connection. 6 If your outlet looks like this: 2. Remove terminal block cover B E Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R): Go to "4-Wire Power Supply Cord Connection" on this page. C A Power supply cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 10-30R): Go to "3-Wire Power Supply Cord Connection" on page 8. D F 4-wire Power Supply Cord Connection Before you start, disconnect power. Remove hold-down screw (D) and terminal block cover (A). IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit the use of 3-wire connections. A. Terminal block cover B. External ground conductor screw C. Center terminal block screw D. Hold-down screw E. Neutral ground wire F. Hole below terminal block cover Power Supply Cord Connection 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type 14-30R) 4-prong plug Spade terminals with upturned ends Ring terminals Power supply cord strain relief 1. Attach power supply cord strain relief A B C D 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. Tighten strain relief screws just enough to hold the two clamp sections (C) together. 2. 1. Prepare to connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire E A B Attach power supply cord to strain relief Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral ground wire (E) from external ground conductor screw (A). Put power supply cord through the strain relief. Be sure that the wire insulation on the power supply cord is inside the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Do not further tighten strain relief screws at this point. 7 2. 3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. E B C 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type 10-30R) 3-prong plug Spade terminals with upturned ends Ring terminals Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white) (C) of power supply cord under center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw. 3. Connect ground wire 1. Remove center screw A F B Connect ground wire (F) (green or bare) of power supply cord to external ground conductor screw (A). Tighten screw. 4. Connect remaining wires Remove center terminal block screw (B). 2. Connect neutral wire B C Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now, go to "Venting Requirements". 8 Connect neutral wire (white or center) (C) of power supply cord to center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw. 3. Connect remaining wires 2. Attach direct wire cable to strain relief Connect remaining wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now, go to "Venting Requirements". Put direct wire cable through the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position. Tighten strain relief screw against the direct wire cable. Direct Wire If your wiring looks like this: 4-wire direct connection: Go to "4-Wire Direct Connection" on this page. 3-wire direct connection: Go to "3-Wire Direct Connection" on page 10. 4-wire Direct Wire Connection IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes and where local codes do not permit 3-wire connections. 1. Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct connection 1" m) (25 m 5 (127 " mm ) Direct Wire Connection Direct wire strain relief 1. Attach direct wire strain relief Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so dryer may be moved if needed. A Strip 5" (127 mm) of outer covering from end of cable, leaving bare ground wire at 5" (127 mm). Cut 11/2" (38 mm) from remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm). Shape ends of wires into hooks. B C Unscrew the removable conduit connector (A) and any screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). Put the threaded section of the strain relief (C) through the hole below the terminal block opening (B). Reaching inside the terminal block opening, screw the removable conduit connector (A) onto the strain relief threads. 9 2. Prepare to connect neutral 5. Connect remaining wires ground wire and neutral wire E A B Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now, go to "Venting Requirements". Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral ground wire (E) from external ground conductor screw (A). 3. Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire B E C 3-wire Direct Wire Connection Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. 1. Prepare your 3-wire cable for direct connection 1" m) (25 m Connect neutral ground wire (E) and place hooked end (hook facing right) of neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of direct wire cable under center screw of terminal block (B). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screw. 3½" (89 m m) Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so dryer may be moved if needed. 4. Connect ground wire A F Strip 31/2" (89 mm) of outer covering from end of cable. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm). If using 3-wire cable with ground wire, cut bare wire even with outer covering. Shape wire ends into hooks. 2. Remove center screw B Connect ground wire (green or bare) (F) of direct wire cable to external ground conductor screw (A). Tighten screw. Remove center terminal block screw (B). 10 2. 3. Connect neutral wire Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire B B C E C Place hooked end of neutral wire (white or center) (C) of direct wire cable under center terminal block screw (B). Squeeze hooked end together. Tighten screw. Connect neutral ground wire (E) and neutral wire (white or center wire) (C) of power supply cord or cable under center terminal block screw (B). Tighten screw. 4. Connect remaining wires 3. Connect remaining wires Place hooked ends of remaining direct wire cable wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). Squeeze hooked ends together and tighten screws. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now, go to "Venting Requirements". Place hooked ends of remaining wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). Tighten screws. 4. Connect external ground wire A Optional 3-wire Connection You must verify with a qualified electrician that this grounding method is acceptable before connecting. G 1. Prepare to connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire A B E Connect a separate copper ground wire (G) from the external ground conductor screw (A) to an adequate ground. Finally, reinsert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. Now, go to "Venting Requirements". Remove center terminal block screw (B). Remove neutral ground wire (E) from external ground conductor screw (A). 11 Venting Exhaust hoods: Venting Requirements ■■ Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object that may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow). Recommended Styles: Louvered Hood Box Hood Acceptable Style: WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS. IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent, chimney, wall, ceiling, attic, crawlspace, or a concealed space of a building. Only rigid or flexible metal vent shall be used for exhausting. Angled Hood Elbows: ■■ 45° elbows provide better airflow than 90° elbows. Recommended Styles: Good Better 4" (102 mm) 4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent ■■ Only a 4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps may be used. ■■ Do not use plastic or metal foil vent. Rigid metal vent: ■■ 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 in reduced airflow and poor performance. ■■ Do not install in enclosed walls, ceilings, or floors. ■■ The total length should not exceed 7 3/4 ft. (2.4 m). NOTE: If using an existing vent system, clean lint from entire length of the system and make sure exhaust hood is not plugged with lint. Replace plastic or metal foil vents with rigid metal or flexible metal vents. Review Vent System Chart and if necessary, modify existing vent system to achieve best drying performance. 12 Clamps: ■■ Use clamps to seal all joints. ■■ Exhaust vent must not be connected or secured with screws or other fastening devices that extend into interior of duct and catch lint. Do not use duct tape. Alternate installations for close clearances Plan Vent System Recommended exhaust installations Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Other installations are possible. Venting systems come in many varieties. Select the type best for your installation. Two close-clearance installations are shown. Refer to the manufacturer’s instructions. B C D E A F G A A. Over-the-top installation (also available with one offset elbow) B. Periscope installation B H A. Dryer B. Elbow C. Wall D. Exhaust hood E. Clamps F. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent G. Vent length necessary to connect elbows H. Exhaust outlet B NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate installations are available for purchase. Contact your local dealer. ■■ Over-the-Top Installation: Part Number 4396028 ■■ Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent Optional exhaust installations: mismatch): Part Number 4396037 - 0" (0 mm) to 18" (460 mm) mismatch P art Number 4396011 - 18" (460 mm) to 29" (737 mm) mismatch Part Number 4396014 - 29" (737 mm) to 50" (1270 mm) mismatch Special provisions for mobile homes: Exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of mobile home and must not terminate beneath the mobile home. Terminate exhaust vent outside. ■■ Exhaust Cover Kit (to cover unused exhaust holes): Part Number W10186596 - all models ■■ Bottom Exhaust Kit- Part Number 8212503 If you prefer, dryer may be converted to exhaust through the bottom. You must contact your local dealer to have dryer converted. A Moblie Home Exhaust installation B A. Standard rear offset exhaust installation B. Bottom exhaust installation 13 Determine vent path: ■■ Select route that will provide straightest and most direct path outdoors. 2. Connect vent to exhaust hood ■■ Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and turns. ■■ When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room as possible. ■■ Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking. ■■ Use as few 90° turns as possible. Determine vent length and elbows needed for best drying performance: ■■ Use following Vent System Chart to determine type of vent material and hood combinations acceptable to use. NOTE: Do not use vent runs longer than those specified in Vent System Chart. Exhaust systems longer than those specified will: ■■ Shorten life of dryer. ■■ Reduce performance, resulting in longer drying times and increased energy usage. The Vent System Chart provides venting requirements that will help achieve best drying performance. Vent System Chart 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. Do not use duct tape, screws, or other fastening devices that extend into interior of vent to secure vent, because they can catch lint. CONNECT INLET HOSES For non-steam models, skip to “Connect Vent” on page 16. The dryer must be connected to the cold water faucet using the new inlet hoses. Do not use old hoses. Number of 90° elbows Type of vent Box/louvered hoods Angled hoods 0 Rigid metal 64 ft. (20 m) 58 ft. (17.7 m) 1 Rigid metal 54 ft. (16.5 m) 48 ft. (14.6 m) 2 Rigid metal 44 ft. (13.4 m) 38 ft. (11.6 m) 3 Rigid metal 35 ft. (10.7 m) 29 ft. (8.8 m) 4 Rigid metal 27 ft. (8.2 m) 21 ft. (6.4 m) 1. Turn cold water off, remove and replace rubber washer Turn cold water faucet off and remove washer inlet hose. NOTE: Bottom exhaust installations have a 90° turn inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one 90° turn to the chart. INStall VENT SYSTEM 1. Install exhaust hood 12" min. (305 mm) 12" min. (305 mm) Install exhaust hood and use caulking compound to seal exterior wall opening around exhaust hood. 14 Check and see if rubber washer is in the “Y” connector. Remove old rubber washer from inlet hose and replace with new rubber washer provided. 2. 5. Attach short hose and “Y” connector Fig. A Attach long hose to dryer fill valve and tighten coupling Fig. B If space permits, attach the brass female end of the “Y” connector to the cold water faucet. See figure A. If “Y” connector cannot be attached directly to the cold water faucet, the short hose must be used. See figure B. Attach short hose to cold water faucet. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated on faucet. Then attach “Y” connector to brass male end of the short hose. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated on connector. 3. Tighten couplings Attach other end of long hose to fill valve at bottom of dryer back panel. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated on fill valve connector. Using pliers, tighten the couplings an additional two-thirds turn. NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result. 6. Turn on cold water faucet Using pliers, tighten the couplings with additional two-thirds turn. NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result. 4. Attach long hose to “Y” connector and tighten couplings Check that the water faucets are turned on. 7. Check for leaks Check for leaks around “Y” connector, faucets, and hoses. One end of the long hose has a wire mesh strainer inside the coupling. Attach this end to the “Y” connector. Attach washer cold inlet hose to other side of “Y” connector. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated on connector. Using pliers, tighten the couplings an additional two-thirds turn. NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result. 15 Connect Vent 1. Connect vent to exhaust outlet Level dryer 1. Level Dryer Place level here Place level here Using a 4" (102 mm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure vent is clean. Dryer vent must fit over dryer exhaust outlet and inside exhaust hood. Check that vent is secured to exhaust hood with a 4" (102 mm) clamp. 2. Check levelness of dryer from side to side. Repeat from front to back. NOTE: The dryer must be level for the moisture sensing system to operate correctly. Move dryer to final location Not Level 2. LEVEL Not Level Adjust leveling legs Move dryer to final location. Avoid crushing or kinking vent. After dryer is in place, remove cardboard from under dryer. If dryer is not level, prop up using a wood block, use wrench to adjust legs up or down, and check again for levelness. Once legs are level, make sure all four legs are snug against the floor. 16 Complete Installation CHECKLIST q Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra REVERSE DOOR SWING You can change your door swing from a right-side opening to a left-side opening, if desired. 1. Place a towel or soft cloth on top of dryer or work space to avoid damaging the surface. part, go back through steps to see what was skipped. q Check that you have all of your tools. q Dispose of/recycle all packaging materials. q Check dryer’s final location. Be sure vent is not crushed Remove the door assembly 1. Open the dryer door. or kinked. q Check that dryer is level. See “Level Dryer”. q Remove film on console and any tape remaining on dryer. q Wipe dryer drum interior thoroughly with a damp cloth to remove any dust. 2. Remove the bottom screw (B) from each of the two hinges that attach dryer door to front panel of dryer. 3. Loosen the top screw (A) from each of the two hinges in Step 2. q Read “Dryer Use” in your “Use and Care Guide”. q For power supply cord installation, plug into a grounded outlet. For direct wire installation, turn on Power. A Steam models only: B q Be sure the water faucets are on. q Check for leaks around “Y” connector, faucet, and hoses. q If you live in a hard water area, use of a water softener is recommended to control the buildup of scale through the water system in the dryer. Over time, the buildup of lime scale may clog different parts of the water system, which will reduce product performance. Excessive scale buildup may lead to the need for certain part replacement or repair. A B All Models: q Select a Time Dry heated cycle, and start dryer. Do not select Air Only Temperature setting. A. Top screw B. Bottom screw If dryer will not start, check the following: • Controls are set in a running or “On” position. • Start button has been pushed firmly. • Dryer is plugged into an outlet and/or electrical supply. • Household fuse is intact and tight, or circuit breaker has not tripped. 4. R emove the dryer door and the hinges by lifting upward on the door. Lay the door on a flat, covered surface, with the inside of the door facing up. Remove remaining two loose screws from dryer front panel. 5. Remove the 4 plastic plugs located outside the dryer door opening. • Dryer door is closed. This dryer automatically runs an installation diagnostic routine at the start of its first cycle. If you receive an L2 code, there may be a problem with you home power supply keeping the dryer’s heater from turning on. See “Troubleshooting”. If you receive an AF code, your dryer vent may be crushed or blocked. See “Troubleshooting”. NOTE: You may notice an odor when dryer is first heated. This odor is common when heating element is first used. The odor will go away. 6. Install 4 plastic plugs into screw holes in the dryer left where the hinges were removed in Step 4. 17 Reverse the strike 4. Install the two hinges to the front panel of the dryer using 4 screws. Use the non-slotted side to attach the hinge to the front panel. 1. Remove the door strike from the dryer door opening. 2. Remove the cosmetic screw opposite the door strike. 5. Install screws in top hinge holes in the door. Do not tighten screws. Leave approximately 1/4" (5 mm) of screw exposed. B A A . Door strike B. Cosmetic screw 3. Reinstall the door strike and cosmetic screw on the opposite side of dryer door opening from where they were removed. NOTE: Door strike and plugs must be on the same side of the dryer door opening. Reinstall the door 6. Hang door by placing screw heads into top slotted holes of hinges and slide door down. Align bottom screw holes in hinge and door. Install two bottom screws. Tighten all hinge screws. 1. Remove the 4 screws and two hinges from the dryer door. 7. Close door to engage door strike. 2. Replace the 4 screws in the same holes 3. Remove the 4 screws from the opposite side of the door. 18 TROUBLESHOOTING DRYER OPERATION Select a Timed Dry heated cycle, and restart the dryer. Dryer will not run If the message persists, have your entire home venting run cleaned. ■■ Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? There may be two household fuses or circuit breakers for the dryer. Check that both fuses are intact and tight, or that both circuit breakers have not tripped. Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician. ■■ Is the correct power supply available? Electric dryers require a 240-volt power supply. Check with a qualified electrician. ■■ Was a regular fuse used? ■■ “E” Variable (E1, E2, E3) service codes: Call for service. DRYER RESULTS Clothes are not drying satisfactorily, drying times are too long, or load is too hot ■■ Is the lint screen clogged with lint? Lint screen shold be cleaned before each load. Use a time-delay fuse. No heat ■■ Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? The drum may be turning, but you may not have heat. Elelctric dryers use two household fuses or circuit breakers.Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem continues, call an electrician. Dryer displaying code message ■■ "PF" (power failure), check the following: Was the drying cycle interrupted by a power failure? Press and hold START/PAUSE to restart the dryer. ■■ “L2” Diagnostic Code (low or no line voltage condition): The drum will turn, but there may be a problem with your home power supply keeping the dryer’s heater from turning on. The dryer will continue to run when this diagnostic code is present. Press any key to clear the code from the display and return to the estimated time remaining. the following: Try Check to see if a household fuse has blown or circuit breaker has tripped. Electric dryers use two household fuses or breakers. Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. Confirm the power cord is properly installed. Refer to “Electrical Connection” for details. Select a Timed Dry heated cycle, and restart the dryer. If the message persists, consult a qualified electrician. ■■ “AF” (low airflow condition): The dryer will continue to run when this diagnostic code is present. Press any key to clear the code from the display and return to the estimated time remaining. ■■ Is the exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint, restricting air movement? Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes. Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air movement. If you do not feel air movement, clean exhaust system of lint or replace exhaust vent with heavy metal or flexible vent. See "Installation Instructions". ■■ Are fabric softener sheets blocking the grille? Use only one fabric softener sheet, and use it only once. ■■ Is the exhaust vent the correct length? Check that the exhaust vent is not too long or has too many turns. Long venting will increase drying times. See "Installation Instructions". ■■ Is the exhaust vent diameter the correct size? Use 4" (102 mm) diameter vent material. ■■ Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below 45°F (7°C)? Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above 45°F (7°C). the following: Try Clean lint screen. Check to see if the vent run from the dryer to the wall is free of lint and debris. Confirm the exterior vent exhaust hood is free of lint and debris. Confirm your vent system falls within the recommended run length and number of elbows for the type of vent you are using. Refer to “Plan Vent System” for details. 19 ■■ Is the dryer located in a closet? Closet doors must have ventilation openings at the top and bottom of the door. The front of the dryer requires a minimum of 1" (25 mm) of airspace, and, for most installations, the rear of the dryer requires 5" (127 mm). See "Installation Instructions". W10347663A W10325825A-SP © 2010 All rights reserved 09/10 Printed in U.S.A.
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