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Installation Instructions; Tools And Parts; Location Requirements - Kenmore Sensor Smart Use And Care Manual

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INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS

Tools and parts

Check that you have everything necessary for correct installation.
Proper installation is your responsibility.
flat-blade screwdriver
adjustable wrench that
opens to 1 in. or hexhead
socket wrench (for
adjusting dryer feet)
level
wire stripper (direct wire
installations)
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Parts supplied
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts
were included.
4 leveling legs
Parts needed:
Check local codes, check existing electrical supply and venting
and see " Electrical Requirements" and "Venting Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
safety glasses
duct tape
caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
gloves
tin snips (new vent
installations)

Location Requirements

Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the
floor for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
"Venting Requirements".
A separate 30 amp circuit.
A grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of
either side of the dryer. See "Electrical Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support the total dryer weight of 120 lb
(54 kg).
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1 in. (2.5 cm) under
entire dryer. (If slope is greater than 1 in. (2.5 cm), install
Extended Dryer Feet kit, Part No. 279810.) Clothes may not
tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may not
operate correctly if dryer is not level.
Do not operate or store your dryer in a location with year-round
temperatures below 45ºF (7ºC). At lower temperatures, the dryer
might not shut off at the end of an automatic cycle. Drying times
can be extended.
Install the dryer where it is protected from water and/or weather.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, this appliance MUST
BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
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