Installation instructions, Tools and parts, Flat-blade screwdriver – Maytag W10131619A User Manual

Page 4: 2 phillips screwdriver, Wire stripper, Tin snips (new vent installations), Level, Vent clamps, Tape measure, Parts supplied

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Tools and Parts

Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the
instructions provided with any tools listed here.

Flat-blade screwdriver

#2 Phillips screwdriver

Adjustable wrench that opens to 1"

(25.4 mm) or hex-head socket wrench

(for adjusting dryer feet)

Wire stripper

Tin snips (new vent installations)


Vent clamps

Caulking gun and compound (for

installing new exhaust vent)

Tape measure

Parts supplied

Remove parts packages from dryer drum. Check that all parts are included.

4 Leveling legs

Parts needed

Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting. See “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 refer to the
“Assistance or Service” section.

If using a power supply cord:

Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with clothes dryers. The kit should

A UL listed 30-amp power supply cord, rated 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

You will need

A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See “Venting Requirements.”

A separate 30-amp circuit.

If you are using a power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet located within

2 ft (61 cm) of either side of the 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.

A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under entire dryer. (If slope is greater
than 1" [25 mm], install Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part Number 279810.) Clothes may not
tumble properly and models with automatic sensor cycles may not operate correctly if
dryer is not level.

Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45ºF (7ºC). 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
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.