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Gas Supply Requirements - Whirlpool 3LG5701XP Installation Instructions

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. Replace all access or sewice panels
before operating
dryer
Before you start...
Mark an X across the letter or number
as you complete
each step
You need these tools to i
screwdriver
install the dryer...proper
installation
is
Your responsibility
FOR YOUR SAFETY
If you smell gas:
1. Open windows
2. Don't touch electrical
switches
3. Extinguish
any open flame
4. Immediately
call your gas
supplier.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
Do not store or use gasoline
or other flammable
vapors and
liquids
in the vicinity
of this or
any other appliance.
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Make sure you
n
have everything
necessary for proper instillation.
You'll need:
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To meet code
requirements:
some
codes keep from or limit installation
of
clothes dryers in garages, closets,
mobile homes and sleeping quarters
[Check with your local Dullding
inspector.)
Important:
observe
all governing
codes
and ordinances.
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To check utilities:
proper gas and
electric supply connections
should
be available.
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To check exhaust
requirements:
a four inch metal exhaust duct IS
recommended.
LOCATION
b
Max.
/
423/a"
Size: Must be large enough to fully
open dryer door. For recessed or closet
installation
spacing see panel B
Support:
The floor must be able to
suppod the appliance
weight of 175
pounds.
Level floor: Maximum
floor slope
under dryer - 1 inch,
Protection
from the weather:
Proper
operation
of dryer cycles requires
temperatures
above 45' F., or the dryer
may not shut off when automatic
cycles
ore used
WARNING:
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It is the personal responsibility
of the
customer to ensure that gasoline,
paint, thinners and other flammable
materials are not used or stored near
the dryer. Fumes from these materials
could result In fire or explosion
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Never install the dryer up against
draperies or curtains or on carpet and
be sure to keep any and all items from
falling or collecting
behind the dryer,
This appliance
is suitable
for mobile
home installations.
For Mobile Home use, this appliance
MUST be fastened to the floor and
MUST be exhausted to the outside.
Order Mobile Home Installation
Kit
No. 346765 from your WhIrlpool dealer.
Kit includes the necessary fastening
hardware
and detailed
installation
instructions
Exhaust system hardware
is
also avallable
through your WhIrlpool
dealer.
Input ratings shown on the rating plate
(senal
tag)
are for elevattons up to
2,000 feet For elevations above 2,000
feet, ratings should be reduced
at a
rate of 4% for each 1,000 feet above
sea level.
Gas supply
requirements
OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING
CODES
AND ORDINANCES
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First make certain
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that this dryer IS
equipped
with the corkect burner for
the particular
type of gas in the home.
Burner information
will be found on
the rating plate in door well of the
appliance.
If this information
does not
agree with the type of gas available,
see your dealer,
This dryer is equipped
for use with
NATURAL GAS. You may use
manufactured,
mixed and L.P gases
with appropriate
conversion.
No
attempt shall be made to convert the
appliance
from the gas specified
on the rating plate for use with a
different gas wlthout consulting
the
serving gas supplier. Conversion
must
be done by a qualified
service
technician
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Provide a gas supply line
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to the dryer location. When
rlgid pipe
IS
used it'should be % inch IPS
When acceptable
to the gas supplier,
s/s inch approved
tubing may be used
for lengths under 20 feet. For lengths
over 20 feet, larger tubing should be
used Pipe joint compounds
resistant to
the action of LP gas must be used
The supply line should be equipped
with a shut-off valve This valve should
be located
in the same room as the
dryer and should be in a location
that
allows ease of opening
and closing
Do not block access to shut-off valve.
E.
If the dryer is installed in a confined
area such as a bedroom,
bathroom
or closet, it must be exhausted
to
the outside and provlsion made for
enough air for combustion
and
ventilation
(Check governing
codes
and ordinances
) Also refer to the
section of this instruction covering
Recessed or Closet Installations.
If I
permit, it Is
recommended
that flexible metal
tubing be used for connecting
the
appliance
to the gas supply line. (The
gas pipe which extends through the
lower rear of the appliance
has yg Inch
male pipe thread.)
If rigid pipe IS used
H as a gas supply line,
a combinationof
pip& fittings
must be used to obtain an in-line
connection
to the dryer.
H
Make sure the
n
lower edaes of the
cabinet,
plus the bvack and bottom
sides of the dryer are free of
obstructions
to permit adequate
clearance
of air openings
for
combustion
air
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For ease of Installation,
H operation
and servicing
(if ever needed]
adequate
space
should be provided
around the dryer
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A '/1 inch NPT
n
plugged
tapplng,
accessible
for test gage connection,
must be installed immediately
upstream of the gas supply connectlon
io the dryer.
The dryer and its lndivldual
shut-off
valve must be disconnected
from the
gas supply piping system during any
pressure testing of that system at test
pressures in excess of % psig (3.45 kPa).
The dryer must be isolated from the
gas supply piping system by closing its
indlvldual
manual shut-off valve during
any pressure testing of the gas supply
piping system at test pressures equal
to or less ihan ;', pslg (3.45 kPa)
Important:
observe
all governing
codes
and ordinances.
K
The dryer shut-off valve and
n
the wirina diaaram
are
located
behlnd the low'er front access
panel. To open the access panel,
grasp the sides of the panel at the top
and pull out and down. The panel is
hinged at the bottom
Close the
access panel after sewicing.
Do not
operate the dryer with the access
panel open.
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If dryer will not operate, check
n
the followlna
to be sure that:
I. Electric supply iiconnected
2 Fuse is intact and tight.
3 Door
IS
closed
4 Controls ore set in a running or
"On" position
5 Start button has been pushed
firmly or the power control lever
moved upward
to start
6 Gas shut-off valves ore open both
on drver and on sur)r)lv lines.
Panel
A

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