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Electrical Requirements; Grounding Instructions - Kenmore 110.84422610 Use & Care Manual

120-volt electric compact dryer
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Electrical Requirements

120-volt, 60 Hz, AC-only, 15- or 20-amp fused electrical supply
is required.
A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended.
Check that the fuse or circuit breaker matches the rating
of your line.
It is also recommended that a separate circuit serving only this
dryer be provided.
Do not use an extension cord.


For a grounded, cord-connected dryer:
This dryer must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or
breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock
by providing a path of least resistance for electric current.
This dryer is equipped with a cord having an equipment-
grounding conductor and a grounding plug. The plug must
be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is properly
installed and grounded in accordance with all local codes
and ordinances.
Improper connection of the equipment-
grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock.
Check with a quali ed electrician or service representative
or personnel if you are in doubt as to whether the dryer is
properly grounded. Do not modify the plug provided with
the dryer: if it will not t the outlet, have a proper outlet
installed by a quali ed electrician.
Venting Requirements
To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
Dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent, chimney,
wall, ceiling, attic, crawlspace, or a concealed space of a building.
Only rigid or flexible metal vent should be used for exhausting.
4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent
Only a 4" (102 mm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps
may be used.
Do not use plastic or metal foil vent.
Rigid metal vent:
Recommended for best drying performance and to avoid
crushing and kinking.
Flexible metal vent: (Acceptable only if accessible to clean)
Must be fully extended and supported in final dryer location.
Remove excess to avoid sagging and kinking that may result
in reduced airflow and poor performance.
Do not install in enclosed walls, ceilings, or floors.
The total length should not exceed 7¾ ft (2.4 m).
NOTE: If using an existing vent system, clean lint from entire length
of the system and make sure exhaust hood is not plugged with
lint. Replace plastic or metal foil vents with rigid metal or flexible
metal vents. Review "Vent System Chart" and, if necessary, modify
existing vent system to achieve best drying performance.
(102 mm)



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