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I am having trouble connecting the hose to the dryer vent I did not receive a "Coupling" as described in the owner's manual, and I cannot identify the Coupling on the Whirlpool parts website. Without a Coupling, I cannot vent my brand new dryer.

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Greetings ehielema,

I will try to help you to my full ability. I have a few suggestions for you.

1. If the manual states that a coupling is supposed to be included, I would contact the store where it was purchased and explain the situation.

2. Go to your local home hardware center with your manual and ask an associate for help finding the coupling that fits your model of dryer.

I have taken a large amount of technical training on washers and dryers (among other things). I have found that there is one standard coupling for a dryer vent.

I hope this helps you! Good luck to you and thank you for using FixYa!!

Posted on Aug 02, 2008

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    Or even better, use the coupling from your old dryer if there is a suitible one.

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Write your model No at search tab of link below to se available parts
http://www.repairclinic.com/SmartSearch/SmartSearch.aspx

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Use the old coupling that you remove on the older parts

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