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Transcript of Maytag Medc200xw Installation Instructions

Electric Dryer Installation Instructions 29" Wide Models - U.S.A. Only Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en espanol, o para obtener informacion adicional acerca de su producto, visite: www.whirlpool.com Tenga listo su numero de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el numero de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta. Table of Contents DRYER SAFETY.......................................................................... 2 Installation Requirements............................................. 2 Tools and Parts....................................................................... 2 Location Requirements.......................................................... 3 Electrical Requirements......................................................... 4 Install Leveling Legs............................................................... 5 Electrical Connection............................................................. 6 VENTING................................................................................... 12 Venting Requirements.......................................................... 12 Plan Vent System.................................................................. 13 Venting Kits........................................................................... 13 Install Vent System............................................................... 14 Connect Vent........................................................................ 15 Level Dryer............................................................................ 15 Complete Installation Checklist.......................................... 15 Reverse Door Swing (Optional)........................................... 16 Troubleshooting.................................................................... 19 W10096987A 1 W10097001A-SP

1/4" nut driver Vent clamps If using a power supply cord: (recommended) Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with clothes dryers. The kit should contain: 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. Location Requirements Adjustable wrench that Utility knife opens to 1" (25 mm) or hex-head socket wrench Tape measure Pliers Level Caulking gun and You will need: compound (for installing new exhaust vent) A location allowing for proper exhaust installation. See "Venting Requirements." Parts supplied (all models): A separate 30 amp circuit. Leveling legs (4) If you are using power supply cord, a grounded electrical Parts package is located in dryer drum. Check that all parts outlet located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer. are included. See "Electrical Requirements." Parts needed: A sturdy floor to support the total weight (dryer and load) Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting, of 200 lbs. (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a companion and read "Electrical Requirements" and "Venting Requirements" appliance should also be considered. before purchasing parts. Level floor with maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under entire Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system dryer. (If slope is greater than 1" [25 mm], install Extended hardware, available for purchase from the dealer from whom you Dryer Feet Kit, Part Number 279810.) If not level, clothes purchased your dryer. For further information, please reference may not tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may the "Assistance or Service" section of the Dryer not operate correctly. User Instructions. Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45F (7C). At lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an automatic cycle. Drying times can be extended. The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will be exposed to water and/or weather. Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector. Installation clearances: The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to open fully. 3

Dryer Dimensions Mobile home - Additional installation requirements 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). Metal exhaust system hardware, which is available for purchase from your dealer. Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to introduce outside air into the dryer. The opening (such as a nearby window) should be at least twice as large as the dryer exhaust opening. A. Large opening side-swing door Electrical Requirements B. Large opening side-swing door C. Wide opening side-swing door It is your responsibility: D. Wide opening hamper door To contact a qualified electrical installer. *Most installations require a minimum 51/2" (140 mm) clearance behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in Requirements." conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70-latest edition and all local codes and ordinances. Minimum spacing for recessed area or closet installation The National Electrical Code requires a 4-wire power supply connection for homes built after 1996, dryer circuits involved The dimensions shown following are for the minimum spacing in remodeling after 1996, and all mobile home installations. allowed. A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from: Additional spacing should be considered for ease of National Fire Protection Association, One Batterymarch Park, installation and servicing. Quincy, MA 02269. Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and To supply the required 3 or 4 wire, single phase, 120/240 volt, floor moldings. 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 Additional spacing of 1" (25 mm) on all sides of the dryer separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both sides of the line. A is recommended to reduce noise transfer. time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended. Connect to an individual branch circuit. Do not have a fuse in the For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation neutral or grounding circuit. openings in the top and bottom of the door are required. Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings Do not use an extension cord. are acceptable. If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is Companion appliance spacing should also be considered. recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the ground path is adequate. Minimum Required Spacing Electrical Connection 14" max.* 3"* (76 mm) To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions (356 mm) 48 in.2* provided for it here. (310 cm )2 18"* If local codes do not permit the connection of a neutral (457 mm) ground wire to the neutral wire, see "Optional 3-wire connection" section. 24 in.2 * 3"* (155 cm )2 (76 mm) This dryer is manufactured ready to install with a 3-wire electrical supply connection. The neutral ground wire is 1" 29" 1" 1"* 273/4" permanently connected to the neutral conductor (white wire) within the dryer. If the dryer is installed with a 4-wire electrical (25 mm) (737 mm) (25 mm) (25 mm) (705 mm) supply connection, the neutral ground wire must be removed from the external ground connector screw (green screw), and A B C secured under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of the terminal block. When the neutral ground wire is secured A. Recessed area under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of the terminal B. Side view - closet or confined area block, the dryer cabinet is isolated from the neutral conductor. C. Closet door with vents A 4-wire power supply connection must be used when the *Additional spacing recommended dryer 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. 4