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Make Gas Connection; Connect Vent; Level Dryer - Whirlpool Cabrio W10150626A Use & Care Manual

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Make Gas Connection

1. Remove the red cap from the gas pipe.
2. Using a wrench to tighten, connect the gas supply to the
dryer. Use pipe-joint compound on the threads of all non-
flared male fittings. If flexible metal tubing is used, be sure
there are no kinks.
A
A. Flared male thread
B. Non-flared male thread
NOTE: For LP gas connections, you must use pipe-joint
compound resistant to the action of LP gas. Do not use
TEFLON
®†
tape.
A combination of pipe fittings must be used to connect the
dryer to the existing gas line. Shown is a recommended
connection. Your connection may be different, according to
the supply line type, size and location.
A
B
A. " flexible gas connector
B. " dryer pipe
C. " to
" pipe elbow
D. " pipe-to-flare adapter fitting
3. Open the shutoff valve in the supply line. The valve is open
when the handle is parallel to the gas pipe.
A
A. Closed valve
B. Open valve
4. Test all connections by brushing on an approved
noncorrosive leak-detection solution. Bubbles will show
a leak. Correct any leak found.
†®TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.
B
D
C
B

Connect Vent

1. Using a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in
dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure the vent is
clean. The dryer vent must fit over the dryer exhaust outlet
and inside the exhaust hood. Check that the vent is secured
to exhaust hood with a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp.
2. Move dryer into its final location. Do not crush or kink vent.
3. (On gas models) Check that there are no kinks in the flexible
gas line.
4. Once the exhaust vent connection is made, remove the
corner posts and cardboard.

Level Dryer

Check the levelness of the dryer by first placing a level on the top
of the dryer near the console.
Then, by placing a level in the crease on the side of the dryer
between the top of the dryer and the dryer cabinet, check the
levelness from front to back.
If the dryer is not level, prop up the dryer using a wood block.
Use a wrench to adjust the legs up or down and check again for
levelness.
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