Installation Instructions Electrolux Front-Load Gas & Electric Dryer Instructions d’installation Sécheuse à gaz et à l’électricité à chargement frontal Electrolux Instrucciones de Instalación Secadora eléctrica y a gas de carga frontal Electrolux 137382100 A (1106) 2 Important Safety Instructions WARNING 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 liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. Recognize safety symbols, words and labels This symbol alerts you to situations that may cause serious body harm, death or property damage. Safety items throughout this manual are labeled with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk type as described: This symbol alerts you to situations that may cause bodily injury or property damage. WARNING - RISK OF FIRE Read all of the following instructions before installing and using this appliance: • Destroy the carton and plastic bags after the dryer is unpacked. Children might use them for play. Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, or plastic sheets can become airtight chambers causing suffocation. Place all materials in a garbage container or make materials inaccessible to children. • Clothes dryer installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier. • Install the clothes dryer according to the manufacturer’s instructions and local codes. • The electrical service to the dryer must conform with local codes and ordinances and the latest edition of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70, or in Canada, the Canadian electrical code C22.1 part 1. • The gas service to the dryer must conform with local codes and ordinances and the latest edition of the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1, or in Canada, CAN/ACG B149.1-2000. An individual manual shut-off valve must be installed within 6 ft (1.83 m) of the dryer in accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54. • The dryer is designed under ANSI Z 21.5.1 or ANSI/UL 2158 - CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 112 (latest editions) for HOME USE only. This dryer is not recommended for commercial applications such as restaurants, beauty salons, etc. • Do not install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic or flexible foil venting material. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily crushed and trap lint. These conditions will obstruct clothes dryer airflow and increase the risk of fire. • Do not stack a dryer on top of washer already installed on pedestal. Do not stack washer on top of dryer. Do not stack washer on top of another washer. • The instructions in this manual and all other literature included with this dryer are not meant to cover every possible condition and situation that may occur. Good safe practice and caution MUST be applied when installing, operating and maintaining any appliance. Table of contents WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: • Do not try to light any appliance. Important Safety Instructions ......................................... 2 Installation Requirements ............................................ 3-9 • Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building. Installed Dimensions ...................................................... 9 • Clear the room, building or area of all occupants. Installation Instructions ........................................... 10-18 • Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor’s phone. Follow the gas supplier’s instructions. Reversing Door ........................................................ 19-23 Options ......................................................................... 24 • If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department. Save these instructions for future reference. ©2011 Electrolux Major Appliances All rights reserved. Installation Requirements Please read and save this guide Questions? Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. These Installation Instructions are part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the life of your new appliance. For toll-free telephone support in the U.S.: 1-8774ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) and in Canada: 1-800-265-8352. For online support and product information visit www.electroluxappliances.com. Installation Checklist Exhaust Venting 240v Electric Supply (Electric Dryer) Free-flowing, clear of lint buildup 4 inch (102 mm) rigid or semi-rigid ducting of minimal length and turns NO foil or plastic venting material Approved vent hood exhausted to outdoors Approved NEMA 10-30R or 14-30R service cord with all screws tight on terminal block Approved strain relief installed Terminal access cover installed before initial operation Door Reversal Leveling Dryer is level, side-to-side and front-to-back Cabinet is setting solid on all corners Follow detailed instructions in this guide Test hinge and latch for function Electrical Power Gas Supply (Gas Dryer) Manual shutoff valve present in supply All connections sealed with approved sealer and wrench tight Conversion kit for LP system Gas supply turned on No leaks present at all connections check with soapy water, NEVER check with flame House power turned on Dryer plugged in Final Checks Installation Instructions and Use and Care Guide read thoroughly Door latches and drum tumbles when cycle starts Registration card sent in Pre-installation requirements Tools and materials needed for installation: or or Adjustable pliers Phillips, straight, & square bit screwdrivers Adjustable wrench 4 inch inch, rigid metal or semi-rigid metal exhaust duct work Universal wrench supplied with matching washer 3-wire or 4-wire 240 volt cord kit (electric dryer) Pipe wrench for gas supply 4 in. (10.2 cm) clamp LP-resistant thread tape (for natural gas or LP supply) gas line shutoff valve (gas dryer) Carpenter’s level ½” NPT union flare adapters (x2) and flexible gas supply line (gas dryer) External vent hood Metal foil tape (not duct tape) 3 4 Installation Requirements Electrical system requirements NOTE Because of potentially inconsistent voltage capabilities, the use of this dryer with power created by gas powered generators, solar powered generators, wind powered generators or any other generator other than the local utility company is not recommended. ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRIC DRYER: CIRCUIT - Individual 30 amp. branch circuit fused with 30 amp. time delay fuses or circuit breakers. Use separately fused circuits for washer and dryer. DO NOT operate a washer and a dryer on the same circuit. POWER SUPPLY - 3-wire or 4-wire, 240 volt, single phase, 60 Hz, Alternating Current. IMPORTANT This dryer is internally grounded to neutral unless it was manufactured for sale in Canada. Only a 4-conductor cord shall be used when the appliance is installed in a location where grounding through the neutral conductor is prohibited. Grounding through the neutral link is prohibited for: (1) new branch circuit installations, (2) mobile homes, (3) recreational vehicles, and (4) areas where local codes do not permit grounding through the neutral. 3-WIRE POWER SUPPLY CORD KIT (not supplied) 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type 10-30R) The dryer MUST employ a 3-conductor power supply cord NEMA 10-30 type SRDT rated at 240 volt AC minimum, 30 amp, with 3 open end spade lug connectors with upturned ends or closed loop connectors and marked for use with clothes dryers. For 3-wire cord connection instructions see ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS FOR A 3-WIRE SYSTEM. 4-WIRE POWER SUPPLY CORD KIT (not supplied) 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type 14-30R) The dryer MUST employ a 4-conductor power supply cord NEMA 14-30 type SRDT or ST (as required) rated at 240 volt AC minimum, 30 amp, with 4 open end spade lug connectors with upturned ends or closed loop connectors and marked for use with clothes dryers. For 4-wire cord connection instructions see ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS FOR A 4-WIRE SYSTEM. NOTE Dryers manufactured for sale in Canada have factory-installed, 4-wire power supply cord (NEMA 14-30R). OUTLET RECEPTACLE - NEMA 10-30R or NEMA 14-30R receptacle to be located so the power supply cord is accessible when the dryer is in the installed position. GROUNDING CONNECTION - See “Grounding requirements” in Electrical Installation section. ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR GAS DRYER: CIRCUIT - Individual, properly polarized and grounded 15 amp. branch circuit fused with 15 amp. time delay fuse or circuit breaker. POWER SUPPLY - 2-wire, with ground, 120 volt, single phase, 60 Hz, Alternating Current. POWER SUPPLY CORD - The dryer is equipped with a 120 volt 3-wire power cord. GROUNDING CONNECTION - See “Grounding requirements” in Electrical Installation section. Grounding type wallll receptacl wa receptacle Do not, under anyy circumstances, an circumstances, cut, remo remove ve, or bypass bypass the th grounding gr ounding prong. prong. Power cord with Power 3-prong gr grounded ounded plug Installation Requirements Gas supply requirements WARNING EXPLOSION HAZARD Uncoated copper tubing will corrode when subjected to natural gas, causing gas leaks. Use ONLY black iron, stainless steel, or plasticcoated brass piping for gas supply. 1. Installation MUST conform with local codes, or in the absence of local codes, with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1 (latest edition). 2. The gas supply line should be 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) pipe. 3. If codes allow, flexible metal tubing may be used to connect your dryer to the gas supply line. The tubing MUST be constructed of stainless steel or plastic-coated brass. 4. The gas supply line MUST have an individual shutoff valve installed in accordance with the B149.1, Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code. 5. A 1/8 inch (0.32 cm) N.P.T. plugged tapping, accessible for test gauge connection, MUST be installed immediately upstream of the gas supply connection to the dryer. 6. The dryer MUST be disconnected from the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing of the gas supply piping system at test pressures in excess of 1/2 psig (3.45 kPa). 7. The dryer MUST be isolated from the gas supply piping system during any pressure testing of the gas supply piping system at test pressures equal to or less than 1/2 psig (3.45 kPa). 8. Connections for the gas supply must comply with the Standard for Connectors for Gas Appliances, ANSI Z21.24. Exhaust system requirements Use only 4 inch (102 mm) diameter (minimum) rigid or flexible metal duct and approved vent hood which has a swing-out damper(s) that open when the dryer is in operation. When the dryer stops, the dampers automatically close to prevent drafts and the entrance of insects and rodents. To avoid restricting the outlet, maintain a minimum of 12 inches (30.5 cm) clearance between the vent hood and the ground or any other obstruction. Correct Incorrect Correct Incorrect WARNING FIRE HAZARD Failure to follow these instructions can create excessive drying times and fire hazards. The following are specific requirements for proper and safe operation of your dryer. WARNING FIRE HAZARD Do not install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic or metal foil venting materials. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily crushed and trap lint. These conditions will obstruct clothes dryer airflow and increase the risk of fire. If your present system is made up of plastic duct or metal foil duct, replace it with a rigid or semirigid metal duct. Also, ensure the present duct is free of any lint prior to installing dryer duct. 5 6 Installation Requirements Exhaust system requirements, continued WARNING The dryer must be connected to an exhaust outdoors. Regularly inspect the outdoor exhaust opening and remove any accumulation of lint around the outdoor exhaust opening and in the surrounding area. WARNING FIRE HAZARD • Do not allow combustible materials (for example: clothing, draperies/curtains, paper) to come in contact with exhaust system. The dryer MUST NOT be exhausted into a chimney, a wall, a ceiling, or any concealed space of a building which can accumulate lint, resulting in a fire hazard. • Do not screen the exhaust ends of the vent system, or use any screws, rivets or other fasteners that extend into the duct to assemble the exhaust system. Lint can become caught in the screen, on the screws or rivets, clogging the duct work and creating a fire hazard as well as increasing drying times. Use an approved vent hood to terminate the duct outdoors, and seal all joints with metal foil tape. All male duct pipe fittings MUST be installed downstream with the flow of air. WARNING FIRE HAZARD Exceeding the length of duct pipe or number of elbows allowed in the “MAXIMUM LENGTH” charts can cause an accumulation of lint in the exhaust system. Plugging the system could create a fire hazard, as well as increase drying times. Number of 90° turns FIRE HAZARD A clothes dryer must be exhausted outdoors. Do not exhaust dryer into a chimney, a wall, a ceiling, an attic, a crawl space or any concealed space of a building. A clothes dryer produces combustible lint. If the dryer is not exhausted outdoors, some fine lint will be expelled into the laundry area. An accumulation of lint in any area of the home can create a health and fire hazard. MAXIMUM LENGTH of 4” (102mm) Rigid Metal Duct VENT HOOD TYPE (Preferred) 4” (10.2cm) louvered 2.5” (6.35cm) 0 125 ft. (38.10m) 110 ft. (33.53m) 1 115 ft. (35.05m) 100 ft. (30.48m) 2 105 ft. (32.00m) 90 ft. (27.43m) 3 95 ft. (28.96m) 80 ft. (24.38m) 4 85 ft. (25.91m) 70 ft. (21.34m) WARNING FIRE HAZARD • Do not install flexible plastic or flexible foil venting material. • If installing semi-rigid venting, do not exceed 8 ft. (2.4 m) duct length. EXHAUST DIRECTION Directional exhausting can be accomplished by installing a quick-turn 90° dryer vent elbow directly to exhaust outlet of dryer. Dryer vent elbows are available through your local parts distributor or hardware store. See also CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS on the next page. NOTE Use of 90° quickturn elbow required to meet minimum installation depth. Installation Requirements Exhaust system requirements, continued WARNING Install male fittings in correct direction: EXPLOSION HAZARD Do not install the dryer where gasoline or other flammables are kept or stored. If the dryer is installed in a garage, it must be a minimum of 18 inches (45.7 cm) above the floor. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, fire or burns. CORRECT INCORRECT In installations where the exhaust system is not described in the charts, the following method must be used to determine if the exhaust system is acceptable: Although vertical orientation of the exhaust system is acceptable, certain extenuating circumstances could affect the performance of the dryer: 1. Connect an inclined or digital manometer between the dryer and the point the exhaust connects to the dryer. • Venting vertically through a roof may expose the exhaust system to down drafts causing an increase in vent restriction. 2. Set the dryer timer and temperature to air fluff (cool down) and start the dryer. • Running the exhaust system through an uninsulated area may cause condensation and faster accumulation of lint. 3. Read the measurement on the manometer. 4. The system back pressure MUST NOT be higher than 1.0 inch of water column. If the system back pressure is less than 1.0 inch of water column, the system is acceptable. If the manometer reading is higher than 1.0 inch of water column, the system is too restrictive and the installation is unacceptable. • Only the rigid metal duct work should be used. • Compression or crimping of the exhaust system will cause an increase in vent restriction. • The exhaust system should be inspected and cleaned a minimum of every 18 months with normal usage. The more the dryer is used, the more often you should check the exhaust system and vent hood for proper operation. Manufactured or mobile home installation 1. Installation MUST conform to current Manufactured Home Construction & Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 32-80 (formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280) or Standard CAN/CSAZ240 MH. 2. Dryer MUST be exhausted outside (outdoors, not beneath the mobile home) using metal ducting that will not support combustion. Metal ducting must be 4 inches (10.16 cm) in diameter with no obstructions. Rigid metal duct is preferred. 3. If dryer is exhausted through the floor and area beneath the mobile home is enclosed, the exhaust system MUST terminate outside the enclosure with the termination securely fastened to the mobile home structure. 4. Refer to previous sections in this guide for other important exhaust venting system requirements. 5. When installing a gas dryer into a mobile home, a provision must be made for outside make up air. This provision is to be not less than twice the area of the dryer exhaust outlet. 6. Installer MUST anchor this (1) dryer or (2) dryer mounted on pedestal to the floor with approved Mobile Home Installation Kit - P/N 137067200. 7 8 Installation Requirements Clearance requirements IMPORTANT MINIMUM INSTALLATION CLEARANCES - Inches (cm) DO NOT INSTALL YOUR DRYER: 1. In an area exposed to dripping water or outside weather conditions. 2. In an area where it will come in contact with curtains, drapes, or anything that will obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air. 3. On carpet. Floor MUST be solid with a maximum slope of 1 inch (2.5 cm). SIDES Alcove REAR TOP FRONT 0” (0 cm) 0” (0 cm)* 0” (0 cm) n/a Under0” (0 cm) 0” (0 cm)* 0” (0 cm) Counter n/a Closet 0” (0 cm) 0” (0 cm)* 0” (0 cm) 1” (2.5 cm) * For other than straight back venting, a quick-turn 90° dryer vent elbow must be installed to achieve 0” (0 cm) installation. INSTALLATION IN A RECESS OR CLOSET 1. A dryer installed in a bedroom, bathroom, recess or closet, MUST be exhausted outdoors. 0” (0cm) 0” (0cm) 2. No other fuel burning appliance shall be installed in the same closet as the gas dryer. 3. Your dryer needs the space around it for proper ventilation. DO NOT install your dryer in a closet with a solid door. 4. Closet door ventilation required: A minimum of 120 square inches (774.2 cm²) of opening, equally divided at the top and bottom of the door, is required. Openings should be located 3 inches (7.6 cm) from bottom and top of door. Openings are required to be unobstructed when a door is installed. A louvered door with equivalent air openings for the full length of the door is acceptable. 1” (2.54cm) 0” (0cm) 3” (7.6cm) 60 sq. in. (387.1cm²) NOTE 60 sq. in. (387.1cm²) 3” (7.6cm) closet door To achieve an installation with 0” (0 cm) clearance for the back of the dryer (for other than straight back venting), a quick-turn 90° dryer vent elbow must be installed as described previously in this manual. Installation Requirements Dryer dimensions 53.5” (136 cm)* to clear open door 27.0” (68.5 cm) 31.5” (79.5 cm)* to front of closed door 38.0” (96.5 cm) electrical supply on rear of unit1 53.25” (135.5 cm) freestand dryer on floor gas supply pipe on rear of gas unit 1.5” (4 cm) centerline height for rear vent floor line 3.75” (9.5 cm) dryer mounted on optional pedestal 17.0” (43 cm) floor line 3.7” (9.5 cm) 19.0” (48 cm) 13.5” (34.5 cm) to center of rear vent 53.5” (136 cm)* to clear open door 31.5” (79.5 cm)* to front of closed door electrical supply on rear of unit4 75.75” (192.5 cm) water supply connection on rear of unit2 centerline height for rear vent gas supply pipe on rear of gas unit power cord on rear of unit4 39.0” (99 cm) drain hose on rear of unit3 41.0” (105 cm) floor line *Connection of water inlet hose on steam dryer adds 3/4 in. (2 cm) to installation depth. 1 Power supply cord length on gas dryer approximately 60 inches (152.5 cm). 2 Hot and cold inlet hose length on washer approximately 48.5 inches (123 cm). 3 Drain hose length on washer approximately 59 inches (150 cm). 4 Power supply cord length on washer approximately 60 inches (152.5 cm). 9 10 Installation Instructions Electrical installation The following are specific requirements for proper and safe electrical installation of your dryer. Failure to follow these instructions can create electrical shock and/or a fire hazard. WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD • This appliance MUST be properly grounded. Electrical shock can result if the dryer is not properly grounded. Follow the instructions in this manual for proper grounding. • Do not use an extension cord with this dryer. Some extension cords are not designed to withstand the amounts of electrical current this dryer utilizes and can melt, creating electrical shock and/or fire hazard. Locate the dryer within reach of the receptacle for the length power cord to be purchased, allowing some slack in the cord. Refer to the pre-installation requirements in this manual for the proper power cord to be purchased. WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD • A U.L.-approved strain relief must be installed onto power cord. If the strain relief is not attached, the cord can be pulled out of the dryer and can be cut by any movement of the cord, resulting in electrical shock. • Do not use an aluminum wired receptacle with a copper wired power cord and plug (or vice versa). A chemical reaction occurs between copper and aluminum and can cause electrical shorts. The proper wiring and receptacle is a copper wired power cord with a copper wired receptacle. NOTE Dryers operating on 208 volt power supply will have longer drying times than dryers operating on 240 volt power supply. Grounding requirements - Electric dryer (USA) WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Improper connection of the equipment grounding conductor can result in a risk of electrical shock. Check with a licensed electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded. For a grounded, cord-connected dryer: 1. The dryer MUST be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical shock by a path of least resistance for electrical current. 2. After you purchase and install a 3 wire or 4 wire power supply cord having an equipmentgrounding conductor and a grounding plug that matches your wiring system, the plug MUST be plugged into an appropriate, copper wired receptacle that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. If in doubt, call a licensed electrician. 3. DO NOT modify the plug you’ve installed on this appliance. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. For a permanently connected dryer: 1. The dryer MUST be connected to a grounded metal, permanent wiring system; or an equipment grounding conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and connected to the equipment-grounding terminal or lead on the appliance. Installation Instructions Grounding requirements - Electric dryer (Canada) WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Improper connection of the equipment grounding conductor can result in a risk of electrical shock. Check with a licensed electrician if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded. For a grounded, cord-connected dryer: 1. The dryer MUST be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical shock by a path of least resistance for electrical current. 2. Since your dryer is equipped with a power supply cord having an equipment-grounding 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. If in doubt, call a licensed electrician. 3. DO NOT modify the plug provided with this appliance. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. Grounding requirements - Gas dryer (USA and Canada) Grounding type wallll receptacl wa receptacle Do not, under anyy circumstances, an circumstances, cut, remo remove ve, or bypass bypass the th grounding gr ounding prong. prong. 1. The dryer is equipped with a three-prong (grounding) plug for your protection against shock hazard and should be plugged directly into a properly grounded three-prong receptacle. 2. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes and ordinances. If in doubt, call a licensed electrician. 3. DO NOT modify the plug provided with this appliance. If it will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician. Power cord with Power 3-prong gr grounded ounded plug 11 12 Installation Instructions Electrical connection (non-Canada) - 3 wire cord 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type 10-30R) WARNING 30 AMP NEMA 10-30 Neutral (center wire) ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Failure to disconnect power source before servicing could result in personal injury or even death. 1. Turn off power supply to outlet. Access cover screw 2. Remove the screw securing the terminal block access cover in the lower corner on the back of the dryer. Terminal block Line 2 (BRASS terminal) 3. Install a UL-approved strain relief according to the power cord/strain relief manufacturer’s instructions in the power cord entry hole below the access panel. At this time, the strain relief should be loosely in place. Neutral (SILVER terminal) Line 1 (BRASS terminal) 4. Thread an UNPLUGGED, UL-approved, 30 amp. power cord, NEMA 10-30 type SRDT, through the strain relief. Internal ground (GREEN screw) Install UL-approved strain relief here 5. Attach the power cord neutral (center wire) conductor to the SILVER colored center terminal on the terminal block. Tighten the screw securely. 6. Attach the remaining two power cord outer conductors to the outer, BRASS colored terminals on the terminal block. Tighten both screws securely. Terminal screw recovery slot NOTE If a terminal screw falls during cord installation, it can be retrieved in the terminal screw recovery slot below the access panel. WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Do not make a sharp bend or crimp wiring/ conductor at connections. 7. Follow manufacturer’s guidelines for firmly securing the strain relief and power cord. 8. Reinstall the terminal block cover. IMPORTANT If moving dryer from a 4-wire system and installing it in a 3-wire system, move the internal ground from the center terminal back to the GREEN screw next to the terminal block. DO NOT remove internal ground in a 3-wire system!! Neutral terminal Installation Instructions Electrical connection (non-Canada) - 4 wire cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type 14-30R) WARNING Neutral (WHITE wire) Ground (GREEN wire) 30 AMP NEMA 14-30 ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Failure to disconnect power source before servicing could result in personal injury or even death. 1. Turn off power supply to outlet. 2. Remove the screw securing the terminal block access cover in the lower corner on the back of the dryer. 3. Install a UL-approved strain relief according to the power cord/strain relief manufacturer’s instructions in the power cord entry hole below the access panel. At this time, the strain relief should be loosely in place. 4. Thread an UNPLUGGED, UL-approved, 30 amp. power cord, NEMA 14-30 type ST or SRDT, through the strain relief. 5. Disconnect the internal (WHITE) dryer harness ground wire from the (GREEN) ground screw next to the terminal block. 6. Attach the ground (GREEN) power cord wire to the cabinet with the ground (GREEN) screw. Tighten the screw securely. 7. Move the internal dryer harness ground (WHITE) wire to the terminal block and attach it along with the neutral (WHITE) power cord wire conductor to the center, SILVER colored terminal on the terminal block. Tighten the screw securely. 8. Attach the RED and BLACK power cord conductors to the outer, BRASS colored terminals on the terminal block. Tighten both screws securely. Access cover screw Terminal block Line 2 (BRASS terminal) Neutral (SILVER terminal) Line 1 (BRASS terminal) Internal ground (GREEN screw) Install UL-approved strain relief here Terminal screw recovery slot NOTE If a terminal screw falls during cord installation, it can be retrieved in the terminal screw recovery slot below the access panel. Move internal ground (WHITE) wire to neutral (SILVER) terminal for 4-wire system. WHITE neutral wire WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Do not make a sharp bend or crimp wiring/ conductor at connections. 9. Follow manufacturer’s guidelines for firmly securing the strain relief and power cord. Neutral terminal GREEN ground screw GREEN ground wire 10. Reinstall the terminal block cover. BLACK or RED power wire BLACK or RED power wire 13 14 Installation Instructions Gas connection 1. Remove the shipping cap from gas pipe at the rear of the dryer. 3. Open the shutoff valve in the gas supply line to allow gas to flow through the pipe. Wait a few minutes for gas to move through the gas line. IMPORTANT DO NOT connect the dryer to L.P. gas service without converting the gas valve. An L.P. conversion kit must be installed by a qualified gas technician. 2. Connect a 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) I.D. semi-rigid or approved pipe from gas supply line to the 3/8 inch (0.96 cm) pipe located on the back of the dryer. Use a 1/2 inch to 3/8 inch (1.27 cm to 0.96 cm) reducer for the connection. Apply an approved thread sealer that is resistant to the corrosive action of liquefied gases on all pipe connections. Manual Shutoff Flare Valve Union GAS FLOW Flare Union to d rye r fro m ga ss up ply Shutoff Valve Open position 4. Check for gas system leaks with a manometer. If a manometer is not available, test all connections by brushing on a soapy water solution. WARNING Closed N ipple Open Flexible Connector Inlet Pipe on Back of Dryer All connections must be wrench-tightened IMPORTANT The supply line must be equipped with an approved manual shutoff valve. This valve should be located in the same room as the dryer and should be in a location that allows ease of opening and closing. Do not block access to the gas shutoff valve. EXPLOSION HAZARD NEVER test for gas leaks with an open flame. Installation Instructions Water connection (Steam Model only) WATER SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS Cold water faucet MUST be installed within 42 inches (107 cm) of your dryer’s water inlet. The faucet MUST be 3/4 inch (1.9 cm) with threading for laundry hose connection. Water pressure MUST be between 30 and 120 psi. Your water department can advise you of your water pressure. 1. Turn off COLD water supply to washer, 2. Remove COLD inlet hose from COLD water supply and inspect for rubber washer. Replace washer if it is torn or worn out. RUBBER WASHER MUST BE PRESENT AND UNDAMAGED COLD INLET HOSE TO WASHER 3. Momentarily turn on COLD supply and run some water into a bucket or container to clear any contaminants in the line. 4. Remove hose kit from dryer drum and inspect hose couplings for proper placement of rubber washers. RUBBER WASHERS MUST BE PRESENT 15 16 Installation Instructions Water connection, con’t (Steam Model only) 5. If your installation has room for the COLD water supply to accept the “Y” connector directly, thread the “Y” connector to the COLD water supply and snug it by hand; then tighten it another 2/3 turn with pliers. DIRECT CONNECTION OR WITH EXTENSION WATER INLET ON DRYER NOTE If you were able to install the “Y” connector directly to the COLD water supply, please skip to step 8. 6. If there is not room to install the “Y” connector directly, thread the short extension hose on to the COLD water supply and snug it by hand; then tighten it another 2/3 turn with pliers. 7. Thread the “Y” connector to the short extension hose and snug it by hand; then tighten it another 2/3 turn with pliers. 8. Connect the COLD inlet hose for the washer to the “Y” connector and snug it by hand; then tighten it another 2/3 turn with pliers. 9. Connect the straight end of the long hose from the kit to the other outlet on the “Y” connector and snug it by hand. Connect the hose’s 90° coupling to the brass water inlet on the back of the dryer and snug it by hand. Tighten each connection of the dryer inlet hose another 2/3 turn with pliers. 10. Turn on the water and check for leaks at all connections. COLD WATER SUPPLY HOSE TO WASHER Installation Instructions General installation 1. Connect the exhaust duct to the outside exhaust system (see pages 5 through 7). Use of a 4” (102 mm) clamp (item A) is recommended to connect the dryer to the exhaust vent system. Use metal foil tape to seal all other joints. 2. Carefully slide the dryer to its final position. Adjust one or more of the legs until the dryer is resting solidly on all four legs. Place a level on top of the dryer. The dryer MUST be level and resting solidly on all four legs. Rock alternating corners to check for stability. Remove and discard door tape. IMPORTANT Be sure the power is off at a circuit breaker/fuse box before plugging the power cord into an outlet. 3. Plug the power cord into a grounded outlet. 4. Turn on the power at the circuit breaker/fuse box. 5. Read the Use & Care Guide provided with the dryer. It contains valuable and helpful information that will save you time and money. 6. See the next page about performing a brief, helpful “Installation Cycle” for your new dryer. 7. If you have any questions during initial operation, please review the “Avoid Service Checklist” in your Use & Care Guide before calling for service. 8. Place these instructions in a location near the dryer for future reference. NOTE A wiring diagram and technical data sheet are located inside the dryer console. Grounding type wallll receptacl wa receptacle Do not, under anyy circumstances, an circumstances, cut, remo remove ve, or bypass bypass the th grounding gr ounding prong. prong. Power cord with Power 3-prong gr grounded ounded plug A 17 18 Installation Instructions WARNING NOTE FIRE HAZARD Before operating the dryer, make sure the dryer area is clear and free of combustible materials, gasoline, and other flammable vapors. Also see that nothing (such as boxes, clothing, etc.) obstructs the flow of combustion and ventilation air. On gas dryers, before the burner will light, it is necessary for the gas line to be bled of air. If the burner does not light within 45 seconds the first time the dryer is turned on, the safety switch will shut the burner off. If this happens, press cancel and wait 5 minutes before making another attempt to light. Performing Installation Cycle With your dryer in final location, perform an Installation Cycle to assist in proper installation. If your dryer has this console: If your dryer has this console: 2a 1 3 2b 4 1. Empty dryer’s drum and close door. 2. After you plug in the dryer the first time: wake up the dryer by pressing any button, rotate cycle knob to cycle one up from lower right position (1), press the start button (3) and then the cancel button (4). 3. Wake up the dryer again by pressing any button, then immediately and simultaneously press and hold buttons 2a and 2b for 5 seconds, or until the LCD display changes. 1. After you plug in the dryer the first time: wake up the dryer by pressing any button and follow the prompts on the LCD User Interface, including language selection. 4. The LCD window will display INSTAL CYCLE and show estimated time of cycle completion. Press the start button. The Installation Cycle will automatically perform various diagnostic routines. At cycle completion, the LCD window may display INSTAL PASS!, meaning your new dryer is properly installed and ready for use. If it prompts an action such as SERVICE CORD, NO GAS or call service 877 435 3287, review the installation steps and make the necessary corrections before you attempt to use the dryer. 2. The Installation Cycle will automatically test for correct cord connection (on electric models), presence of gas supply (on gas models) and free flow of exhaust vent. At cycle completion, the LCD user interface may display INSTAL PASS!, meaning your new dryer is properly installed and ready for use. If it prompts an action such as SERVICE CORD, NO GAS or call service 877 435 3287, review the installation steps and make the necessary corrections before you attempt to use the dryer. 5. Your dryer will exit the Installation Cycle and return to normal operation the next time you wake it up. 3. Your dryer will exit the Installation Cycle and return to normal operation the next time you wake it up. 6. Please read the Use & Care Guide and enjoy your new premium dryer! 4. Please read the Use & Care Guide and enjoy your new premium dryer! NOTE Dryer will stay awake for 3 minutes after the Installation Cycle. If you wish to immediately run the dryer through a drying cycle, press the cancel button to put the unit to sleep and then rewake it immediately to continue the normal operating mode. Reversing Door Preparing to reverse door swing 1 Be sure you have adequate swing area before reversing door. Tools needed: 2 You will need a screw driver with a #2 square bit. 3 Protect flat work surface, such as top of dryer or floor near dryer, with a soft cloth or towel. 4 Be sure dryer is unplugged from power source! Screwdrivers with #2 square & straight bit WARNING ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Failure to disconnect power source before servicing could result in personal injury or even death. Removing door and hardware A) Removing Trim Ring B) Removing Door from Hinge 1 Open door to 90 degree angle. 2 Remove and save trim plug and long, course-thread, panhead screw. 1 Reopen door to 90 degree angle. 3 Close door. 3 While supporting the weight of the door with both hands, separate the door from the hinge. 4 Rotate door trim approximately ¾” counterclockwise and pull ring away from door. 2 Remove 4 long, course-thread, counter-sunk hinge screws from door. 4 Gently place door face down on flat, covered work surface. 19 20 Reversing Door Reversing door and hardware C) Removing Hinge from Front Panel 1 With the hinge in open position, remove 2 short, course-thread, panhead screws on hinge plate. 2 Remove 3 short, fine-thread, counter-sunk screws in hinge side. 2 Rotate striker and move to opposite opening. Attach with 2 short, course-thread, panhead screws. 3 Install plastic hole plugs. E) Reattaching Hinge to Front Panel 1 Rotate the hinge and move it to the opposite opening. Use the side locating pins to align the hinge and install 1 short, fine-thread, countersunk screw in the center hole of hinge side. D) Reversing Hardware on Front Panel 1 Remove 2 short, course-thread, panhead screws from striker and 2 plastic hole plugs. 2 Install the other 2 short, fine-thread, countersunk screws in the upper and lower holes of hinge side. 3 Install 2 short, course-thread, panhead screws through hinge plate. Reversing Door F) Removing Striker Plate H) Removing Hole Plug 1 Remove 2 long, course-thread, counter-sunk screws and latch plate. 2 Set the latch plate to the side for later. G) Removing Latch Indicator 1 Insert flat blade screwdriver into open slot of hole plug. 2 Gently pry upward to release tab. 3 Pull the hole plug out and set it aside. 1 Insert flat blade screwdriver into open slot of latch indicator. 2 Gently pry upward to release tab. 3 Pull the indicator out and set it aside. 21 22 Reversing Door I) Reinserting Latch Indicator 1 Rotate the latch indicator and move it to the opposite hole in the door. J) Reattaching Latch Plate 1 Rotate latch plate and move to opposite side of door above indicator. 2 Reattach with 2 long, course-thread, counter-sunk screws. insert indicator through slot 2 Firmly insert the two small tabs on either side of the latch indicator into the two slots on either side of the hole in the door. K) Reinserting Hole Plug insert tab 1 Rotate the hole plug and move it to the opposite hole in the door. 2 Firmly insert the two small tabs on either side of the hole plug into the two slots on either side of the hole in the door. insert tab insert tab 3 Firmly press downward on the indicator until the tab snaps in place. insert tab 3 Firmly press downward on the hole plug until the tab snaps in place. press down and snap press down and snap Reversing Door Reattaching door and hardware L) Reattaching Door Assembly N) Reinstalling Trim Ring 1 Open the hinge to a 90 degree angle. 1 Close door. 2 Install the door onto the hinge locating pins. 2 Orient trim so UP position is approximately ¾” to the left of top center. Opening in ring should be on the hinge side. 3 Insert trim ring in slots and rotate clockwise approximately ¾”. 3 Secure the door with 4 long, course-thread, counter-sunk screws. O) Reinstalling Trim Plug 1 Open door to 90 degree angle. 2 Install trim plug with 1 long, course-thread, panhead screw. 4 Close the door and test the operation of the latch. M) Reversing Trim Ring 1 Trim ring orientation is marked on the back. 2 Remove trim ring cover plate. To remove plate from left, pivot point is down. To remove plate from right, pivot point is up. UP P) Plug in dryer and continue operation. 3 Rotate and move trim ring cover plate to opposite opening in trim and reinsert. 23 24 Options Accessories MATCHING STORAGE PEDESTAL* Island White Pedestal - P/N EPWD15IW Mediterranean Blue Pedestal - P/N EPWD15MB Silver Sands Pedestal - P/N EPWD15SS Turquoise Sky Pedestal - P/N EPWD15TS Red Hot Red Pedestal - P/N EPWD15RR Kelly Green Pedestal - P/N EPWD15KG CAUTION A storage pedestal accessory, specifically designed for this dryer may be used to elevate the dryer for ease of use. This pedestal will add about 15” (38.1cm) to the height of your unit for a total height of 53” (134.62 cm). Failure to use accessories manufactured by (or approved by) the manufacturer could result in personal injury, property damage or damage to the dryer. *Other colors may be available. Contact the source where you purchased your dryer. 27.00” (68.58cm ) DRYER STACKING KIT P/N 134700400 Depending on the model you purchased, a kit for stacking this dryer on top of matching washer may have been included in the initial purchase of your dryer. If your model did not include a stacking kit or you desire another stacking kit, you may order one. 15.00 (38.1 ” 0cm) LP CONVERSION KIT 26.44” cm) (67.16 P/N 134709300 Gas dryers intended for use in a location supplied with LP must use a conversion kit prior to installation. MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION KIT P/N 137067200 Installations in mobile homes require use of MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION KIT. DRYING RACK P/N 134912700 Depending on the model you purchased, a drying rack may have been included in the initial purchase of your dryer. If your model did not include a drying rack or you desire another drying rack, you may order one. UNIVERSAL APPLIANCE WRENCH P/N 137019200 A UNIVERSAL APPLIANCE WRENCH is available to aid in dryer/ washer/pedestal feet adjustment. TOUCH UP PAINT PENS* Island White Touch Up Pen - P/N 5304468812 Mediterranean Blue Touch Up Pen - P/N 5304468813 Silver Sands Touch Up Pen - P/N 5304468814 Turquoise Sky Touch Up Pen - P/N 5304468815 Red Hot Red Touch Up Pen - P/N 5304471226 Kelly Green Touch Up Pen - P/N 5304471231 *Other colors may be available. Contact the source where you purchased your dryer. Replacement parts in U.S. and Canada: If replacements parts are needed for your dryer, you WARNING can contact the source where you purchased your dryer, call 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287) in the U.S. or 1-800-265-8352 in Canada, or visit our website, www.electroluxappliances.com, for the Electrolux Authorized Parts Distributor nearest you. ELECTRICAL HAZARD Label all wires prior to disconnection when servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause improper and dangerous operation. Verify proper operation after servicing.
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