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Install Vent System; Connect Inlet Hoses - Kenmore W10850306A 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 fi t 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.
Remove old rubber washer from inlet hose and replace
with new rubber washer.
12" min.
(305 mm)
12" min.
(305 mm)
2.
Attach short hose and "Y" connector
Attach 2 ft (0.6 m) inlet hose to cold water faucet. Screw on
coupling by hand until it is seated on faucet. Then attach "Y"
connector to one end of the 2 ft (0.6 m) inlet 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.
4.
Attach long hose to "Y" connector
and tighten couplings
Attach one end of dryer 5 ft (1.5 m) inlet hose 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.
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