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I
nstallation Instructions
STEP 2 Connecting the Exhaust
and Venting System.
WARNING!
!
• Use a heavy metal vent.
• Do not use plastic or thin foil duct.
• Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death or fire.
• Clean old ducts before installing this dryer
Note
Vent end will face to the outside home and
improper taping and unstable installation of vent
will cause undesirable drying performance.
In addition to the following warnings, please refer to
manual section on Exhaust Requirements and
Maintenance, page 10.
IMPORTANT: To reduce the risk of fire, combustion,
and gas accumulation, the dryer must be vented to the
outdoors. Please follow the instructions (and all
others in this manual) very carefully.
• Do not use Plastic or thin foil duct.
• Use 4" (10.2 cm) diameter rigid or Semi-rigid
metal duct (note: venting materials are not
supplied with the dryer, and you should obtain the
venting materials necessary for proper installation)
• Position the Dryer so that the exhaust duct run is
as short as possible.
Clean old ducts before installing this dryer
• The male end of each section of exhaust duct must
point away from the dryer
• Use as few elbow joints as possible.
• Use duct tape on all duct joints
• Insulate ductwork that runs through unheated
areas in order to reduce condensation and lint
build-up on pipe walls.
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Note
During transportation side cap can come out slightly.
If that is so, push and fit it to the hole to prevent
possible lint leakage.
To change duct direction, follow these steps.
1. Remove Duct Connector.
2. Remove the right (or left) Side Cap by (-) driver.
Side Cap
3. Assemble the Duct Connector to the hole and
close the back hole by the Side Cap.
Duct Connector
• PLEASE BE AWARE THAT FAILURE TO
EXHAUST THE DRYER CORRECTLY WILL
VOID THE DRYER'S WARRANTY.
F
Duct Connector
Side Cap

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