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Havequestionsaboutyourdryer ? Check your Use and Care Guide for a toll - free number to call , or call your dealer . The dealer is listed in the Yellow Pages of your phone directory under " Appliances - - Household - - Major - - Service and Repair . " When you call , you will need the dryer model number and serial number . Both numbers are on the model / serial rating plate located in the door well behind the dryer door and on front of opening . Record the numbers here for handy reference : Model No , _ _ _ _ J , / _ ' / ' / _ Serial No Movingdryertoa newIocatzon ? Check with a licensed electrician to confirm that supply voltage at new home matches voltage specified on the model / serial rating plate . Shut off electrical supply to dryer . Unplugto power supply cord and tape it securely dryer . ( Or disconnectpower supplycable from dryer . ) \ door to ElectricDryer panel . Pa _ No . 3978844 IMPORTANT : Readandsavetheseinstructions . leveling legs all the Installer : Leave installation Instructions with homeowner . way in . Homeowner : Keep Installation instructions for future reference . For best performance , install dryer according to Installation Instructions . Failure to complete installation Slide dryer onto cardboard or hardboard as instructed could void warranty . before moving it across the floor to prevent damaging floor covering . Save Installation Instructions for local electrical inspector's use .
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Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors , such as gasoline , away from dryer . Place dryer at least 18 inches above the floor for a garage installation . Failure to do so can result in death , explosion , fire , or burns . Forproperdryingperformance : The location must provide : b / Protection from weather and water : Do not I / Level floor : Maximum slope under entire dryer store or use dryer where it will be exposed to should not be more than 1 inch . ( If slope is water and weather . greater than I inch , install Extended Dryer Feet I / Room temperature above 4S ° F : If room Kit , Part No . 279810 . ) Clothes may not tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may not temperature is below 45 ° F , automatic cycles operate correctly if dryer is not level . may not shut off . I / Sturdy floor to support dryer weight of 175 pounds . 1 inch It is yourresponsibilityto : I / Observe all governing codes and I / Comply with the installation specifications I / Properly install dryer . ordinances . and dimensions . I / Contact a qualified installer to insure that the I / Check code requirements : Some codes I / Consider spacing requirements for companion electrical installation meets all national and local limit or do not permit installation of clothes appliances . codes and ordinances , dryers in garages , closets , mobile homes or I / Make sure you have everything necessary for sleeping quarters . Contact your local proper installation . building inspector . Recessedarea / closetinstallation WARNING To reduce the risk of fire this appliance MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS • Recessed area installation Closet ! confined area installation Installation clearances If a closetdoor is installed : The minimum Use recommended clearance for easier unobstructed air openings are required . Louvered installation . doors with equivalent air openings are acceptable . Recommended / Minim um front view Back Sides Top Front I Recessed 5 " / 0 " 1 " / 0 " 18 " / 18 " - - Closet 5 " / 4 " 1 " / 0 " 18 " / 18 " 1 " / 1 " * A clothes dryer produces combustible lint and must be exhausted outdoors . No shelf is permitted above the dryer for non - exhausted units . • If codes permit , dryer may be installed in a recessed area or closet using dimensions shown • • Dimensions are in inches and are the minimum allowable . * * * * Wall , door and floor molding may require • Additional spacing should be considered for additional spacing . * * Minimum top and bottom air openings for ease of installation and servicing , Companion closet door appliance spacing should also be considered . * * * Externalexhaustelbowrequiresadditiona ! space . Doorclearance Location must be large enough to fully open dryer door . 15 - i / 4 ' , _ 8 I / 4 " J 11 14 ' J * , J _ 15.1 / 4 , ' 13 - 3 / 4 " Small side - swing door £ xtra - large hamper door If codes permit and a separate ground wire is Recommendedground used , it is recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the ground path is method adequate , It is the personal responsibility and obligation of Important : Observe all governing codes the customer to contact a qualified electrician to and ordinances . assure that the electrical installation is adequate A four - wire or three - wire , single phase , and is in conformance with the National Electrical 120 / 240 - volt , 60 - Hz , At - only , e _ ectrical Code , ANSI / NFPA 70 - - latest edition * * and all supply ( or four - wire or three - wire , 120 / 208 - local codes and ordinances • volt if specified on model / serial rating plate ) is required on a separate 30 - ampere circuit , fused on both sides of the line . A time delay Copies of the standards listed above may be obtained fuse or circuit breaker is recommended . from : * * National Fire Protection Association Batterymarch Park Quincy , Massachusetts 02269 Panel A
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Important : Observe all governing codes and Mobile homeinstallation ordinances . requirements A dryer must be exhausted outdoors . Moisture and rint indoors may cause : If codes permit , this appliance is suitable for mobile home installations . The installation of • Lint to gather around the dryer where it can de fuel for a fire . the dryer must conform to Manufactured Home Construction and Safety Standard , Title • Moisture damage to woodwork , furniture , 24 CFR , Part 3280 ( formerly the Federal paint , wallpaper , carpet , etc . Standard for Mobile Homes Construction and • Housecleaning problems and health problems . Safety , title 24 , HUD Part 280 ) or latest edition . Dura Safe TM venting products are recommended and are available from your dealer . Four - inch diameter vent is required . The dryer must be exhausted outside . Rigid or flexible metal exhaust vent must be used . Do Not use plastic or metal foil vent . Rigid metal vent is recommended to prevent crushing and kinking . wall Flexible metal vent must be fully extended and supported when the dryer is in its final position . Remove excess flexible vent to avoid sagging and kinking that may result in reduced airflow . An exhaust hood should cap the exhaust vent Fire Hazard to prevent rodents and floor insects from entering the Use a heavy metal vent . elldosed area home . Do not use a plastic vent . Exhaust outlet hood must - - " _ . Do not use a metal foil vent . The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to be at least 12 inches from - - a non - eombus0ble portion of the mobile Failure to follow there instructions can the ground or any obiect - - _ home structure and must not terminate result in death or fire , that may be in the path of - - beneath the mobile home . the exhaust ( such as flowers , • DO Not use non - metal flexible vent or rocks or bushes , etc . ) exhaust hoods with magnetic latches . If using an existing exhaust system , clean lint from entire length • Metal exhaust vent must be four inches in of system and make sure exhaust hood is not diameter • plugged with lint , Replace any plastic or metal • Do Not exhaust dryer into a chimney , foil vent with rigid metal or flexible metal vent . furnace , cold air vent , attic or crawl space , Use clamps to seal all joints . Do Not use duct or any other vent used for venting . tape , screws or other fastening devices that • DO Not install flexible vent in enclosed extend into the interior of the vent to secure walls , ceilings or floors • vent . Service check : Back pressure in any exhaust system used must not exceed 0.6 inches in water column measured with an incline manometer at the point that exhaust vent connects to dryer . Planthe exhaustventinstallation When you use exhaust air flow Route the vent of metal vent . . . ( _ ) Determine the number of elbows you will The exhaust exhaust need . outlet is located at outlet the center of the _ . _ _ ) ln the column listing the type of metal vent rear of the dryer . you are using ( rigid or flexible ) , find the maximum length of metal vent on the same line asthe number of elbows . better ac _ Maximum length of Rigid metal vent fully extended Flexible metal vent Select the route that will provide the _ Number 4 " dia . _ 4 " dia . straightest and most direct path outdoors . of 90 ° rigid flexiblevent Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows metal vent metal The exhaust vent can be elbows and turns . Avoid making 90 o turns . O 120ft 4Oft routed up , down , left , When using elbows or making turns , allow as 1 11Oft 37ff right or straight out the much room as possible . Bend vent gradually to 2 back of the dryer . See 100 ft 33 ft avoid kinking . " Recessed area / closet 3 90ft 3Oft installation " section , 4 80 ft 27 ft Panel A , for general $ 70 ft 23 ft Determine ventlength space requirements . The _ axJmumlem Lh ushlg a 2 " x 6 " rectangular vent with Z The maximum length of the exhaust system elbows and trallSlllolling into a 2 1 / 2 " exhaust hood Is 8 feel . depends upon : When you use a combination of tiaid - - the type of vent ( rigid or flexible metal ) • and flexible metal vent . . . - - the number of elbows used . _ ) Determine the number of elbows you'll need . if a combination of rigid and flexible metal ( _ Determine the length of Flexible metal vent vent is used , you'll use . Find the column that has the nearest Do not use vent runs longer than specified in number of feet to what you will be using . exhaust vent length charts . _ ) ln the shaded area of that column find the Exhaust systems longer than specified will : maximum length of Rigid metal vent on the Accumulate lint creating a potential fire same line as the number of elbows . hazard • - - Shorten the life of the dryer • Number of Maximum length of fully extended - - Reduce performance , resulting in longer 90 " elbows Flexible and Rigid metal vent drying times and increased energy usage . _ Length of Flexible metal vent O ' 1 - 8 ' 16 - I0 ' 111 - 15 ' 116 - 20 ' 121 - 25 ' r 0 20 t 1os 9oft 7s t 6oft 1 10ft " 95ft _ Oft ] : d , , S _ , , , SOft 35ff Length _ 4 _ _ / _ 2 . tJZ r , 2 OOft 85 _ Yo _ _ ft " I0ft 2 _ of 3 90ff 75ft : , _ 45ft _ ft lSft : Rigid " . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . _ metal 4 80it 6 _ f _ 50ff 3 $ ft 20ft _ & vent The same length of vent can be used with any of the three exhaust hoods shown . s 70f _ $ 5n 4off 25ff IOf _ 0ft Exhaust vent length charts list lengths by type Example : _ ) You need to use 2 elbows . of vent to be used . Use the chart that matches your vent type . ( _ You will use 5 feet Flexlble metal vent . _ ) The maximum length of Rlgld metal vent you can use is 85 feet . Panel B
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See installationstepsfor details . E Check operation . F . Turn on E , B , power supply . Check that Remove tape , dryer is level . Cn DI Disconnect power supply . Change door Make electrical connection . swing . Install feet . SLIDE DRYER ONTO EN CARDBOARD OR Connect vent to HARDBOARD BEFORE dryer . MOVING ACROSS TO PREVENT FLOOR A . DAMAGE . Install vent system . m Connect exhaust vent to hood • l m Put on safety glasses and gloves • ( Exhaust vent MUST fit inside hood • ) Secure vent to hood with clamp • m Run exhaust vent to dryer location . • Install exhaust _ " _ Use the straightest path possible . ( See Panel B . ) hood . Use caulking Use clamps to seal all joints . compound to seal exterior wall opening around exhaust hood . diamond Excessive Weight Hazard marking Use two or more people to move and install dryer , Failure to do so could result in back or other injury . • Remove tape from dryer cabinet . Open dryer door and remove tape from dryer drum . ( Not all dryer drums are taped . ) Remove u Start to screw legs into holes by hand . drying rack , if included . Turn dryer drum counterclockwise to make sure all tape was Use an adjustable wrench or I " hex - head removed . Wipe drum with damp cloth to socket wrench to finish turning legs untir you remove any dust . reach the ridge with the diamond marking . 1 Stand dryer up on cardboard or hardboard . n Take two cardboard corners from dryer car [ on and place them on floor in back of dryer . Firmly grasp body of dryer and gently lay it on its back on the cardboard corners . PanelC
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Power supply cord Direct wire Fire Hazard Fire Hazard Use a new UL approved 30 ampere Use fO gauge solid copper wire . power supply cord . Use a UL approved strain relief . This dryer is manufactured with the cabinet - ground Use a UL approved strain relief . Disconnect power before making conductor connected to the NEUTRAL ( center ) of Disconnect power before making electrical connections . the wiring harness at the terminal block , if local codes do NOT permit this type of connection , use electrical connections . Connect neutral wire ( white or center " Four - wire connection " instructions • Connect neutral wire ( white or center wire ) to center terminal ( silver ) . GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS _ This appliance must be wire ) to center terminal ( silver ) . Ground wire ( green or bare wire ) must grounded , In the event of malfunction or breakdown , Ground wire ( green or bare wire ) must be connected to green ground grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by be connected to green ground connector . providing a path of least r _ sistance for electric current . connector . Connect remaining 2 supply wires to If using a power supply cord , the plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly installed and Connect remaining 2 supply wires to remaining 2 terminals ( gold ) . grounded in accordance with all local codes and remaining 2 terminals ( gold ) . Securely tighten all electrical ordinances . connections . Securely tighten all electrical WARNING - Improper connection of the equipment connections . grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric Failure to do so can result in death , shock . Check with a quakged electrician or serviceman Failure to do so can result in death , fire , or electrical shock . if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is fire , or electrical shock . propedy grounded , Do not modify the plug provided sembl 4 " strain I d er with the appliance if it will not fit the outlet , have a 3 . AS . e 3 / relief _ x " ' . ¢ ar _ Inet proper outlet installed by a qualified electrician . 1 , Disconnect the power supply . U . L . - I sted stra n . clamp . _ . . . rehef ( U . L . marklng sect , ons _ , , If using a direct wire connection , this appliance must be on strain relief ' ) _ / connected to a grounded metal , permanent wiring external groundew scr into the hole below , _ ' C > strain relief system ; or an equipment - grounding conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and connected to the terminal block opening , screws 2 , Remove hold - down _ t _ j _ / or oni'u equipment grounding terminal or lead on the appliance . Tighten strain rerief screws just enough to hold tab hold the two clamp sections together . Install power If the house has aluminum wiring , follow the procedure supply cord / cable through the strain relieh below : a ) Connect a section of 8 gauge solid copper wire to the connector block , b ) Connect the aluminum cover . SCarnedw terminal block _ dc ° reWn w wiring to the added section of copper wire using special Complete installation following instructions connectors designed and Underwriters Laboratories for your type of connection : Listed for joining copper to aluminum Follow the • Four - wire ( recommended method ) electrical connector manufacturer's recommended • Three - wire ( if four - wire is riot available ) procedure , C ) Aluminum / copper connection must conform with local codes and industry - accepted wiring practices . A . Remove center terminal block screw , 5 . Remove appliance ground wire ( green with yelJow stripes ) from external ground _ / _ ' _ _ connector screw . Fasten under center , silver colored terminal bJock screw . 6 , Connect ground wire ( green ) power supply cord to external ground conductor screw . Tighten screw . 7 , Connect neutral wire ( white or center ) of power supply cord under center screw of the terminal block . Tighten screw . 8 , Connect the other wires to outer terminal block screws . Tighten screws . 9 , Tighten strain relief screws . { s _ " % Four wire power supply cord must have I i four , No . - lO copper wires and match a 10 . Insert tab of terminal block cover : i four - wire receptacle of NEMA Type 14 - into slot of the dryer rear panel , Secure _ _ 3OR . The fourth wire ( ground conductor ) cover with hold - down screw . ! _ ii must be identified with a green cover and i _ ii ! _ the neutra conductor by a while cover . 4 . Remove center terminal block screw . 5 . Remove appliance ground wire ( green _ _ " with yellow stripes ) from external ground connector screw . Fasten under center , silver - colored terminal block screw . 6 . Connect the ground wire ( bare ) of the power supply cable to the externaJ ground conductor screw . Tighten screw . 7 . Place the hooked end of the ne _ wire ( white or center ) of power supply cable under the center screw of terminal block ( hook facing right ) . Squeeze hook end together , lighten screw . _ . Place the hooked ends of the other power supply cable wires under the outer terminal block screws ( hook facing right ) . Squeeze hooked ends together . Tighten Shape screws . _ ends ii of _ i 9 . Nghten strain relief screws . wires into a l O , Insert tab of terminal block cover hook . into slot of dryer rear panel . Secure cover with hold - down screw . Panel D
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Three - wire receptacle Where local codespermit connecting cabinet - ground conductor to neutral wire : 4 . Loosen or remove block screw , _ . Connect the neutral wire center ) of power supply cord to the center , silver - colored terminal screw of the terminal block . Tighten screw • OI 6 . Connect the other wires to outer _ terminal block screws . Tighten screws . 7 , Tighten strain relief screws . Three wire power supply cord must have 8 . Insert tab of terminal block cover into three , No . - 10 copper wires and match a three - wire receptacle of NEMA Type slot of dryer rear panel . Secure cover with hold down screw . I0 - 30R . Where local codespermit connecting cabinet - ground conductor 1o neutral wire : 4 . Loosen or remove center terminal block screw . 5 . Place the hooked end of the neutral wire ( white or center ) of power supply cable under the center screw of the terminal block ( hook facing right ) . Squeeze hooked end together . 7 ] ghten screw . wire 6 , Place the hooked ends of the other reenter ) power supply cable wires under the outer terminal block screws ( hook facing right ) . Squeeze hooked ends together . Tighten screws . 7 . Tighten strain relief screws _ • I i 8 . Insert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel . Secure cover with hold - down screw . Where local codesDo Not permit connecting cabinet - ground conductor to neutral wire : 9 . After reattaching the terminal cover , connect a separate copper ground wire from Three - wire power supply cord must have 4 . Remove center terminal block screw , the external ground connector screw to an three , No . - 10 copper wires and match a adequate ground . three - wire receptacle of NEMA Type 10 - SOR . 5 , Remove the appliance harness ground wire ( green with yellow stripes ) from the Direct wire power supply cab e mus be external ground connector screw . Connect appliance harness ground wire , of the three wire connection direct - wge and the neutral wire ( white or center ) of prepared as shown in " Preparing the wire " steps above . the power supply cord / cable under the center , silver - colored terminal block screw . Tighten screw , 6 . Connect the other wires to outer terminal block screws , Tighten screws . 7 , Tighten strain relief screws . _ 8,1nsert tab of terminal block cover into _ _ . If " ' _ f " " slot of dryer rear panel . Secure cover with _ _ hold - down screw , cover with Panel E
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Available on Super - wide side - swing and Large side - swing door models only • 1 Open dryer door . Remove bottom If not reversing door swing , skip ahead to " Level screws from cabinet side of hinges ( B ) . Loosen and exhaust dryer " steps . ( do not remove } top screws from cabinet side of hinges . Be careful not to scratch or chip paint . m Lift door until top screws in cabinet are in large part of hinge slot . Pull door forward off screws • Set door ( handle side up ) 11 Placea large towel or soft cloth ( A ) on on top of dryer • Remove top screws from cabinet • top of dryer . Complete door swing change following the instructions for your type door . Super - widesideswingdoor m Remove screws attaching hinges to door . • Carefully remove 4 hinge hole plugs ( C ) on left side of cabinet . Insert plugs into hinge holes ( B ) on right side of cabinet • m Remove screws at top , bottom and side of door • Holding door over towel on dryer , grasp sides of outer door and carefully lift to separate it from inner door • Do NOT pry apart with putty knife . Do NOT pull on door seal or plastic door catches . • Insert screws in bottom holes on left side of cabinet . Tighten screws halfway . Position door so large end of door hinge slot is over screws . Slide door up so screws are in bottom of slots . Nghten screws . Insert and tighten top screws in hinges • u Turn and reattach outer door panel to inner door panel so handle is on the side where 0 • Remove door strike ( D ) from hinges were just removed . Be careful to keep cardboard spacer centered between inner and cabinet • Remove door strike plug ( E ) . insertrew • outer doors . door strike in new hole and secure with sc Insert door strike plug in original door strike hole and secure with screw . 1 . Slowly close door and check that door strike aligns with door catch ( It ) . If door does not close completely , slide door catch m Attach door hinge to door so large part left or right within slot until strike snaps into of hinge slot is at bottom of hinge . catch . Largesideswingdoor w Remove door strike ( D ) from cabinet . • Carefully remove 4 hinge hole plugs ( C ) on left side of cabinet . Insert plugs into hinge Remove door strike plug ( E ) . Insert door strike in new hole and secure with screw . Insert holes ( B ) on right side of cabinet . door strike plug in original door strike hole and secure with screw . • Slowly close door and check that door strike aligns with door catch ( F ) . If door does • Insert screws in bottom holes on left side not close completely , slide door catch left or of cabinet . Hghten screws halfway . Position door right within slot until strike snaps into catch . so large end of door hinge slot is over screws • Slide door up so screws are in bottom of slots . Tighten screws • Insert and tighten top screws in hinges • Dryer must be level to reduce noise and assure proper performance . Slide dryer onto cardboard or hardboard before moving across floor to prevent floor damage . 4 ' clamp I • Move dryer close to its permanent location . Leave enough room to connect • exhaust vent . Remove cardboard or hardboard Using a 4 " clamp , from under dryer . connect exhaust vent to exhaust outlet in dryer . If connecting to existing exhaust vent , make sure the vent is clean . The dryer exhaust vent must fit over the dryer exhaust outlet and inside the exhaust hood . Make sure exhaust vent is secured to exhaust hood with a 4 " clamp . 2 . • Move dryer into final position . Do not Check levelness of dryer by placing a crush or kink exhaust vent . Make sure dryer is level on top of dryer , first side to side , then front level . to back . If dryer is not level , adjust dryer legs up or down , If legs are not long enough to level dryer , order Extended Dryer Feet Kit , Part No . 279810 ( sold two legs per kit ) , from your dealer . Panel F
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1 Plug power supply cord into grounded outlet or connect direct wire to power supply . Turn power supply on . m Read the Use and Care Guide to fully understand your new dryer . Select a full heat cycle ( not the air cycle ) and start dryer . After five minutes , open dryer door . You should feel 11 Check that you : heat inside dryer . If dryer does not operate properly , check the If did not skip any steps . following : installed all parts . I , / electrical supply is connected . I / propedy installed dryer legs . i If house fuse is intact and tight ; or circuit 11 / leveled dryer . _ i - breaker has not tripped . lJ have all the tools you started with . ' ' kd dryer door is dosed . If controls are set in a running or " On " position . Ill start button has been pushed firmly . If dryer makes an unusual noise , check the following : If dryer is level . For more information , or to easily place your order , call • Provides 2 1 / 2 " clearance between dryer and wall Kits Make Installation Easy • Greatfor closet 1 - 800 - 442 - 9991 installations clearance between • 0 " - 18 " , 19 " - 29 " or dryer and wall 29 " - 50 " periscopes include one male cJlap - lockfitting , To have your venting one extra longollar • Total kit length draw - band c e ' . 18 - : Part # 439m _ 7 professionally installed , le ' . 29 . : part # 4398011 8 ] eet and one clamp 2 _ ' - 50 " : Part # 439 _ 014 call eAdditional vent can 0 " - 18 " Periscope r , 4 . be snapped between 1 - 800 - 253 - 1301 • Use when vent outlets Part # 4396025 sections for overlap or are offset _ longer runs for the nearest • Excesslength can be trimmed to fit _ Part # 43960 _ 7 authorized service Kit Contains : 2 - 4 ' ventsectionswith attached closeelbows provider . 18 " . 29 " and 29 " - 50 " Per _ cope 1 - Wall platefor close clearanceinstallations 2 - 4 " clamps scantac @ % s easy as 1 - 2 3 " Swivelcolla _ same or opposite wall connection Telescoping Swivel collar sections Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Olamp One E × teNd vent From over the Extralong _ lbow / veNt upwar ( k almost toP , snap vBnt section to wall to top of dryer , totJether Beveled edges _ nd One to then push dryer cfordrpertion dryer , to wall . conne InStallat ion _ Dura Safe and Sure ( / ollnect are Trademarks of WhlrlDool U _ A 18 " - 29 " : Part # 4396011 2S " - 56 " : Part # 4396014 Panel G
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Your safety and the safety of _ others are very Important . Venting We have provided many important safety message in this manual and on your appliance . Nways read and obey all safety messages . This symbol alertsyou to potential hazardsthat can kill or hurt you and others . This is the safety alert symbol . All safety messageswill be preceded by the safety alert symbol and the word " DANGER " or " WARNING " . Thesewords mean : Youcan be killed or seriouslyinjured if youdon't i _ follow instructions . Fire Hazard Youcan be killed or seriouslyinjured if youdon't Use a heavy metal vent , follow instructions . Do not use a plasticvent , All safety messageswill tell you what the potential hazard is , tell you how to reduce the chanceof Do not use a metal foilvent , injury , and tell you what can happenif the instructions are not followed . Failureto follow these instructionscan result in deathor fire . Checkthat youhave everythingnecessaryfor Electrical correct installation . Proper installation is your Four - inch heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps responsibility . If using a power supply cord : must be used . Dura SafeTM vent products are recommended . Dryer power supply cord must be : [ Toolsneeded : I Dura Safe vent products can be purchased from your • U . L . - listed • 30 - ampere dealer or by calling Whirlpool Parts & Accessories • 120 / 240 - volt • Type SRD or SRDT • 1 / 4 " nut driver or • level 1 - 800 - 442 - 9991 , Mon - Fri : 8am to 9pm ( CST ) , Sat : minimum • At least 4 feet long socket wrench • caulking gun and 9am to 4 : 30pm ( CST ) . Visit our internet site at • Phillips screwdriver compound ( for The wires that connect to the dryer must end in ring bttp : / / www . whirlpoolappliances . com / accessories • flat - blade screwdriver installing new exhaust terminals or spade terminals with upturned ends . vent ) See Panel G for more information . • adlustable wrench that • gloves opens to 1 " or 1 " hex - head socket wrench • safety glasses Exhaust hood ( for adjusting dryer • knife Do Not use exhaust hoodswith magnetic latches . feet ) _ _ _ _ - _ % _ 4 - wirereceptacle 4 - wire powersupplycordwithd Tools needed to change door swing : ( 14 - 30R ) ringor spadeterminalsan U . L . Jistedstrainrelief • Phillipsscrewdriver • soft cloth or towel © I Partssupplied : I 3 - wirereceptacle 3 - wirepowersupplycordwith ( 10 - 30R ) ringor spadeterminalsand Remove parts package from i _ L _ U . L - listedstrainrelief Mobile home installations require : dryer drum . Check that all parts were included . • Mobile Home Installation Kit , Part Number 346764 * If connecting by direct wire : 4 leveling legs • Metal exhaust system hardware * Power supply cable must match power supply Floorssloped greater than 1 inch : ( 4 - wire or 3 - wire ) and be : I Partsneeded : I Require Extended Dryer Feet Kit , Part No . 279810 * • flexible armored or non - metallic sheathed copper * Availablefor purchasefrom your dealer . Check local codes and see electrical and venting cable ( with ground wire ) . All current - carrying requirements , Panel B , before purchasing parts . wires must be insulated . See Panel D . Determine if you will need to purchase a power • tO - GAUGE SOLID COPPER WIRE . ( Do not use supply cord kit or power supply cable . aluminum . ) • at least 4 feet long . Part No . 3978844 Printed in U . S . A . © 2000 Whirlpool Corporation Benton HarbobMichigan 49022
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