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Electrical Requirements; Gas Requirements - Whirlpool W10120482A Installation Instructions Manual

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Electrical Requirements

Important: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
This dryer is supplied/fitted with an electricity supply cord and
plug. It should be connected to electricity supply socket at the
voltage shown on the rating plate. The minimum supply fuse
capacity should be 5A. The dryer must be positioned so that the
plug is accessible. If the fitted plug is not used, the electrical
connection must be carried out by a competent electrician in
accordance with local or national codes.
If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced with a
specially terminated cord by an authorized service agent or a
similarly competent person.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
WARNING
Electric Shock Hazard
This is a 3-wire appliance which must be earthed.
Do not earth to a gas pipe.
Do not change the power supply cord plug. If it does
not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
Do not use an extension cord with this dryer.
Failure to follow these instructions could result in
death, fire, or serious injury.
If codes permit and an additional earth bond wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the earth
bond, path is adequate.
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Gas Requirements

WARNING
Explosion Hazard
Connect this dryer to a regulated gas supply. Supply
pressure must be in accordance with the Technical
Specifications (see last page).
Install a shut-off valve.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
If connected to LP, have a qualified person make sure
gas pressure is correct.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING CODES AND ORDINANCES.
Gas supply:
Check that dryer is equipped with the correct burner for the
particular type of gas supply. Burner information will be found on
the model/serial rating plate in the door well of the dryer. If this
information does not agree with the type of gas available, see
your dealer.
Natural Gas:
This dryer is factory adjusted for use with NATURAL GAS (G20),
and no further adjustment should be required at installation.
L.P. Gas:
This dryer is also certified for use with L.P (propane or butane)
gases with appropriate conversion. No attempt shall be made to
convert the appliance from the gas specified on the model/serial
rating plate for use with a different gas without consulting the
serving gas supplier.
Conversion must be done by a competent service technician.
Gas conversion kit, part number 279918, is available for
purchase from your dealer. Full instructions are supplied with
the kit.

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