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Install Vent System; Connect Inlet Hoses - Kenmore W10562379A Installation Instructions Manual

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INSTALL VENT SYSTEM

1.
Install exhaust hood
Install exhaust hood and use caulking compound to seal
exterior wall opening around exhaust hood.
2.
Connect vent to exhaust hood
Vent must fit over the exhaust hood. Secure vent to exhaust
hood with 4" (102 mm) clamp. Run vent to dryer location using
straightest path possible. Avoid 90° turns. Use clamps to seal
all joints. Do not use duct tape, screws, or other fastening
devices that extend into interior of vent to secure vent,
because they can catch lint.

CONNECT INLET HOSES

For non-steam models, skip to "Connect Vent."
The dryer must be connected to the cold water faucet using
the new inlet hoses. Do not use old hoses.
1.
Turn cold water off, remove and
replace rubber washer
Turn cold water faucet off and remove washer inlet hose.
Check and see if rubber washer is in the "Y" connector.
Remove old rubber washer from inlet hose and replace with
new rubber washer provided.
12" min.
(305 mm)
12" min.
(305 mm)
2.
Attach short hose and
"Y" connector
Fig. A
If space permits, attach the female end of the "Y" connector to
the cold water faucet. See figure A.
If "Y" connector cannot be attached directly to the cold water
faucet, the short hose must be used. See figure B. Attach short
hose to cold water faucet. Screw on coupling by hand until it is
seated on faucet. Then attach "Y" connector to the male end
of the short hose. Screw on coupling by hand until it is seated
on connector.
3.
Tighten couplings
Using pliers, tighten the couplings with additional two-thirds turn.
NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result.
Attach long hose to "Y"
4.
connector and tighten couplings
One end of the long hose has a wire mesh strainer inside the
coupling. Attach this end to the "Y" connector. Attach washer
cold inlet hose to other side of "Y" connector. Screw on coupling
by hand until it is seated on connector. Using pliers, tighten the
couplings an additional two-thirds turn.
NOTE: Do not overtighten. Damage to the coupling can result.
Fig. B
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