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Electrical Requirements; Recommended Ground Method - Whirlpool 8527902 Installation Instructions Manual

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Check that dryer is equipped
with the correct
burner for the
particular
type of gas used, Burner
information
can be found
on the
serial/rating
plate
in the door well of
the appliance,
If this information
does
not agree
with the type of gas
available,
see your dealer,
D
mThis dryer is equipped
for use
with NATURAL GAS, It is certified
by
CSA International
for manufactured,
mixed and L,P, (propane
and
butane)
gases with appropriate
conversion,
No affempt
shall be
made to convert
the appliance
from
the gas specified
on the serial/rating
plate
for use with a different
gas
without
consulting
the serving gas
supplier.
Conversion must be done by
a qualified service technician.
Gas
conversion kit part numbers are listed
on the gas valve burner base.
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mProvide a rigid gas supply line of
I/2-inch
IPS pipe to the dryer
location,
If the total length of the
supply line is more than 20 feet
(6,1 m), larger pipe will be needed,
For L,P, gas usage, 3/8-inch,
approved
copper
tubing
may be
used, Pipe-joint
compounds
suitable
for use with L,P, gas should be used,
shutoffvalve
_"open" position
gas supply
FmThe
supply line shall be equipped
with a shutoff valve installed
within 6
ft, (1,8 m) of dryer in accordance
with
the National
Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223,1 -- latest edition*,
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 shutoff valve,
G
m If the dryer is installed in a
confined
area such as a bathroom
or
closet, provision
must be made for
enough
air for combustion
and
ventilation,
(Check
governing
codes
and ordinances,
or refer to the
section
of this instruction
covering
recessed
and closet installations,)
H
m If local codes
and ordinances
permit,
it is recommended
that new
flexible metal tubing,
design-certified
by the AGA or CSA, be used for
connecting
the dryer to the gas
supply line, (The gas feed
pipe which
extends through
the lower rear of the
dryer is provided
with 3/8-inch
metal
pipe thread,)
oom inat,o o
'pip fiftings
must
be used to obtain
an in-line
connection
to the dryer,
J
m Make sure that lower edges of
the cabinet,
plus the back and
bottom
sides of the dryer are free of
obstructions
to permit adequate
clearance
of air openings
for
combustion
air, See "Recessed
area
and closet installation
instructions,"
page
12, for minimum
spacing
requirements,
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For ease of installation,
operation
and servicing
(if ever
needed)
adequate
space
should be
provided
around
the dryer,
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A 1/8-inch
NPT plugged
tapping,
accessible
for gauge
testing, must be
installed
immediately
upstream
of the
gas supply connection
to the dryer,
The dryer must be disconnected
from
the gas supply piping
system during
any pressure testing of the system at
test pressures in excess of 1/2 psig,
The dryer must be isolated from the gas
supply piping system by closing the
equipment shut-off valve during any
pressure testing of the gas supply piping
system at test pressures equal to or less
than 1/2 psi,
Electrical
requirements
Electrical Shock Hazard
Plug intoa grounded 3-prongoutlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failureto follow these insbucttons
can result in death,fire, or electrical
shock.
A 12B-volt, 6O-Hz, AC-only,
15-or
2B-ampere
fused electrical
supply is
required,
A time-delay
fuse or circuit
breaker
is recommended,
It is recommended
that a separate
circuit serving only this appliance
be
provided,
If codes permit and a separate ground
wire is used, it is recommended
that a
qualified electrician
determine
that the
ground path is adequate.
Recommended
ground method
The dryer, when installed, must be
electrically
grounded
in accordance
with local codes,
or in the absence
of
local codes,
with the National
Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70*,
GROUNDING
INSTRUCTIONS: This
appliance
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,
The power supply cord plug must be
plugged
into an appropriate
outlet
that is properly
installed
and
grounded
in accordance
with all
local codes
and ordinances,
WARNING - Improper
connection
of
the equipment-grounding
conductor
can result in a risk of electric
shock,
Check with a qualified
electrician
or
serviceman
if you are in doubt
as to
whether
the appliance
is properly
grounded,
Do not modify
the plug
provided
with the appliance
- if it will
not fit the outlet,
have a proper
outlet
installed
by a qualified
electrician,
3-prong
outlet
3-pron_l _
grouna
,_r_/'-_lj11_
°u.
power /
supply cord
ground
prong
Copies of the standards
listed above
may
be obtained
from:
* National
Fire Protection
Association
One Balterymarch
Park
Quincy,
Massachuselts
02269
Important: Observe all governing
"_Oa"e
5
codes and ordinances.

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