Gas Dryer Installation Requirements - Whirlpool CAM2752 Installation Instructions Manual

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GAS DRYER INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
Location
Requirements
Recessed Area and Closet installation
instructions
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable
materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not install in a garage.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
Your dryer can be installed in a basement, laundry room, or
recessed area.
Companion appliance location requirements
should also be
considered.
iMPORTANT: Do not install or store the dryer where it
will be exposed to the weather. Proper installation
is your
responsibility.
You will need:
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A grounded electrical outlet located within 6 ft. (1.8 m) of
where the power cord is attached to the back of the dryer.
See "Electrical Requirements."
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A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under
entire dryer. Installing the dryer on soft floor surfaces,
such as carpets or surfaces with foam backing, is not
recommended.
Gas dryer installation
clearances
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The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door
to be fully opened.
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Additional
spacing should be considered for ease of
installation
and servicing. The door opens more than 180 °.
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Additional
clearances might be required for wall, door, and
floor moldings.
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Additional
spacing of 1" (25 mm) on all sides of the dryer is
recommended
to reduce noise transfer.
When installing a gas dryer:
iMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
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Check code requirements:
Some codes limit or do not
permit installation of clothes dryers in garages, closets, or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
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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"
below for minimum
spacing requirements.
This dryer
may be installed
in a recessed
area or closet.
For
recessed
area and closet
installations,
minimum
clearances
can be found
on the warning
label on the rear of the dryer
or in "Dimensions/Clearances."
The installation
spacing
is in inches and is the minimum
allowable.
Additional
spacing
should
be considered
for ease
of installation,
servicing,
and compliance
with
local codes and
ordinances.
If closet
door is installed,
the minimum
unobstructed
air
opening
in the top and bottom
is required.
Louvered
doors
with
equivalent
air openings
are acceptable.
The dryer
must
be exhausted
outdoors.
No other
fuel-burning
appliance
may be installed
in the same
closet as the dryer.
48 in.2
(310 cm 2)
front
view
24 in.2
(155 cm 2)
0
3"
(76 ram}
closet
door
3"
(76_nm}

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