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Water Supply Requirements - Electrolux 300 Series Use & Care Manual

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Connecting the gas
1. Remove the shipping cap from gas pipe
at the rear of the dryer.
WARNING
DO NOT connect the dryer to L.P. gas
service without converting the gas valve.
An L.P. conversion kit must be installed
by a qualified gas technician.
2. Connect a 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) I.D.
semi-rigid or approved pipe from gas
supply line to the 3/8 inch (0.96 cm) pipe
located on the back of the dryer. Use
a 1/2 inch to 3/8 inch (1.27 cm to 0.96
cm) reducer for the connection. Apply an
approved thread sealer that is resistant
to the corrosive action of liquefied gases
on all pipe connections.
Manual
Shutoff
Flare
GAS FLOW
Valve
Union
Open
Nipple
Connector
Closed
All connections must be wrench-tightened
3. Open the shutoff valve in the gas supply
line to allow gas to flow through the
pipe. Wait a few minutes for gas to
move through the gas line.
IMPORTANT
The supply line must be equipped with an
approved manual shutoff valve. This valve
should be located in the same room as
the dryer and should be in a location that
allows ease of opening and closing. DO
NOT block access to the gas shutoff valve.
Shutoff Valve - Open position
4. Check for gas system leaks with a
manometer. If a manometer is not
available, test all connections by
brushing on a soapy water solution.
Flare
Union
Flexible
Inlet Pipe on
Back of Dryer
Installation
WARNING
EXPLOSION HAZARD
NEVER test for gas leaks with an open
flame.
IMPORTANT
Installation to the gas service must
follow local codes and ordinances and
the latest edition of the National Fuel
Gas Code ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 or in
Canada, CSA B149.1.
Connecting the water
(steam models only)
WARNING
Periodically inspect all water inlet hoses
for water leaks, wear, cuts, corrosion and
bulges. Replace all hoses, if any sign of
the above is visible. All hoses should be
replaced every 5 years to reduce the risk
of hose failures.

Water supply requirements

Cold water faucet MUST be installed within
42 inches (107 cm) of your dryer's water
inlet. The faucet MUST be 3/4 inch (1.9 cm)
with threading for laundry hose connection.
Water pressure MUST be between 20 and
120 psi. Your water department can advise
you of your water pressure.
1. Turn off COLD water supply to washer.
2. Remove COLD inlet hose from COLD
water supply and inspect for rubber
washer. Replace washer if it is torn or
worn out.
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