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Electric Dryer Installation Instructions - Page 1

W10646601A W10646602A-SP DRYER SAFETY ............................................................... 2 INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS ................................... 4 Tools and Parts ..................................................................... 4 LOCATION REQUIREMENTS .................................................... 5 ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS ................................................ 6 INSTALL LEVELING LEGS ......................................................... 7 ELECTRICAL CONNECTION .................................................... 8 VENTING ........................

Dryer Safety - Page 2

2 Dryer Safety

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If using a power supply cord: - Page 4

4 Level Caulking gun and compound (for installing new exhaust vent) Parts needed: (Not supplied with dryer) Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting, and read “Electrical Requirements” and “Venting Requirements” before purchasing parts. Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware, available for purchase from the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer. For further information, please reference the “Assistance or Service” section of the “Use and Care Guide”. If using a power supply cord: Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked..

A. Wide opening side-swing door - Page 5

5 You will need: ■ A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See “Venting Requirements.” ■ A separate 30 amp circuit. ■ If you are using power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer. See “Electrical Requirements.” ■ A sturdy floor to support the total weight (dryer and load) of 200 lbs. (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a companion appliance should also be considered. ■ 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, ..

If using a power supply cord: - Page 6

6 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. 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 recept..

Prepare dryer for leveling legs - Page 7

7 Prepare dryer for leveling legs 1. 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. Screw in leveling legs 2. Using a wrench and tape measure, screw legs into leg holes until bottom of foot is approximately 1/2" (13 mm) (to match height of 3.6 cu. ft. capacity washer) or 1½" (38 mm) (to match height of 3.8 cu. ft. capacity washer) from bottom of dryer. Now stand the dryer on its legs. Slide the dryer until it is close to its final lo..

Choose electrical connection type - Page 8

8 Electrical Connection Power Supply Cord Electrical Connection Options 1. Choose electrical connection type Power supply cord 4-wire receptacle (NEMA Type 14-30R): Go to steps 1-2 on page 9 for power supply cord strain relief: then steps 3-6 for 4-wire Power Supply Cord Connection section. Then, go to Venting Requirements. 3-wire direct connection: Go to steps 1-2 on page 11 for direct wire strain relief: then steps 3-7 for 3-wire Direct Wire Connection section. Then go to Venting Requirements. 4-wire direct connection: Go to steps 1-2 on page 10 for direct wire strain relief: then steps 3..

For 3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection, see page 10. - Page 9

9 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. For 3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection, see page 10. For 4 wire Power Supply Cord Connection, continue to step 3. Attach power supply cord to strain relief 2. D C B A Attach power supply cord strain relief Remove the screws from a 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on strain relief). P..

3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection - Page 10

10 3-wire Power Supply Cord Connection Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. A. 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type 10-30R) B. 3-wire plug C. Neutral prong D. Spade terminals with upturned ends E. 3/4" (19 mm) UL listed strain relief F. Ring terminals G. Neutral (white or center wire) Connect remaining wires 6. 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. Remove center terminal block s..

4-wire Direct Wire Connection - Page 11

11 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. Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so dryer may be moved if needed. Strip 5" (127 mm) of outer covering from end of cable, leaving bare ground wire at 5" (127 mm). Cut 1 1 / 2 " (38 mm) from remaining 3 wires. Strip insulation back 1" (25 mm). Shape ends of wires into hooks. 1" (25 mm) 3 1 / 2 " (89 mm) 5" (127 mm) 3. Prepare your 4-wire cable for direct connection To connect wires to terminal block, place hooked end of ..

Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground - Page 12

12 3-wire Direct Wire Connection Use where local codes permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire. B 5. Remove center screw Remove center terminal block screw (B). Direct wire cable must have 5 ft. (1.52 m) of extra length so dryer may be moved if needed. Strip 3 1 / 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. 1" (25 mm) 3½" (89 mm) 3. Prepare your 3-wire cable for direct connection To connect wires to terminal block, place hooke..

4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent - Page 13

13 B C E Connect neutral ground wire and neutral wire 2. 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. Venting Requirements Venting 4" (102 mm) 4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent Connect remaining wires 3. Place hooked ends of remaining wires under outer terminal block screws (hooks facing right). Tighten screws. A E Connect external ground wire 4. Connect a separate copper ground wire (G) from the external ground conductor screw (A) to an adequate ground. Finally, reinsert ta..

Plan Vent System - Page 14

14 Exhaust hoods: ■ Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object that may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes, or snow). Elbows: ■ 45° elbows provide better airflow than 90° elbows. 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. See “Venting Kits” for more information. Plan Vent System Recommended exhaust installations Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer. Other installation..

Vent System Chart - Page 15

15 The Vent System charts provides venting requirements that will help achieve best drying performance. Special provisions for mobile home installations: The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of the mobile home structure and must not terminate beneath the mobile home. Terminate the exhaust vent outside. Determine vent path: ■ Select route that will provide straightest and most direct path outdoors. ■ 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 t..

Connect Inlet Hoses - Page 16

16 Turn cold water faucet off and remove washer inlet hose. Remove old rubber washer from inlet hose and replace with new rubber washer. For non-steam models, skip to “Connect Vent.” The dryer must be connected to the cold water faucet using the new inlet hoses. Do not use old hoses. Connect Inlet Hoses (Steam Models Only) Install Vent System 12" min. (305 mm) 12" min. (305 mm) Install exhaust hood 1. Install exhaust hood and use caulking compound to seal exterior wall opening around exhaust hood. Connect vent to exhaust hood 2. Vent must fit over the exhaust hood. Secure vent to exhau..

Connect Vent - Page 17

17 Connect Vent Connect vent to exhaust outlet 1. 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. Move dryer to final location 2. Move dryer to final location. Avoid crushing or kinking vent. Attach long hose to “Y” connector and tighten couplings 4. Attach dryer 5 ft (1.5 m) inlet hose ends to the “Y” connector. Attach washer cold inlet hose to other side of “Y”..

Magnetized screw driver is helpful. - Page 18

18 Tighten and adjust leveling legs 2. If dryer is not level or the same height as the washer, 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 before tightening them. Complete Installation Checklist q Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra 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 or kinked...

NOTE: - Page 19

19 Lift door until top screws in dryer cabinet are in large part of hinge slot. Pull door forward off screws. Set door (handle side up) on top of dryer. Remove top screws from dryer cabinet. Lift door off top screws 3. Remove screws from hinges 4. Remove screws attaching hinges to door. Remove screws at top, bottom, and side of door (4 screws) that hold the inner and outer door together. Holding door over towel on dryer, grasp sides of outer door and lift to separate it from inner door. Set outer door aside. NOTE: Do not pry apart with putty knife or screwdriver. Do not pull on door seal or..

Door strike plug - Page 20

Troubleshooting See the Use and Care Guide or visit our website and reference Frequently Asked Questions to possibly avoid the cost of a service call. Close door and check that door strike aligns with door catch. If it is needed, slide door catch left or right within slot to adjust alignment. Check door strike alignment 13. Insert screws in hinge holes on dryer cabinet 12. NOTE: Two people may be needed to reinstall door. Insert screws into the bottom holes on left side of dryer cabinet. Tighten screws halfway. Position door so large end of door hinge slot is over screws. Slide door up so s..

W10646601A
W10646602A-SP
DRYER SAFETY
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2
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
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4
Tools and Parts
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4
LOCATION REQUIREMENTS
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5
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
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6
INSTALL LEVELING LEGS
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7
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
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8
VENTING
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Venting Requirements
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Plan Vent System
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Venting Kits
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Install Vent System
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CONNECT INLET HOSES
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CONNECT VENT
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LEVEL DRYER
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COMPLETE INSTALLATION CHECKLIST
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REVERSE DOOR SWING (OPTIONAL)
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TROUBLESHOOTING
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Electric Dryer Installation Instructions
29" Wide Models - U.S.A. Only
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