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Installation Instructions; Tools And Parts - KitchenAid FRONT-LOADING GAS DRYER Use And Care Manual

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WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using the dryer.
Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer.
Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to
a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.
Do not dry articles that have been previously cleaned in,
washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-
cleaning solvents, or other flammable or explosive
substances as they give off vapors that could ignite or
explode.
Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the dryer is
used near children.
Before the dryer is removed from service or discarded,
remove the door to the drying compartment.
Do not reach into the dryer if the drum is moving.
Do not install or store the dryer where it will be exposed
to the weather.
Do not tamper with controls.
IMPORTANT: The gas installation must conform with local codes, or in the absence of local codes, with the National Fuel Gas
Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54 or the Canadian Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1.
The dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance with local codes, or in the absence of local codes, with the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 or Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1.
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed
here.
8" or 10" pipe wrench
8" or 10" adjustable
wrench (for gas
connections)
Flat-blade screwdriver
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1" (2.5 cm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
" nut driver or socket
wrench (recommended)
Parts supplied
Remove parts packages from dryer drum. Check that all parts are
included.
4 Leveling legs
NOTE: Do not use leveling legs if installing the dryer on a
pedestal.
4
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS

INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS

Tools and Parts

Level
Knife
Vent clamps
Pipe-joint compound
resistant to LP gas
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
Pliers
Tape measure
Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt
any servicing unless specifically recommended in this
Use and Care Guide or in published user-repair
instructions that you understand and have the skills to
carry out.
Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static
unless recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric
softener or product.
Do not use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber or
similarly textured rubber-like materials.
Clean lint screen before or after each load.
Keep area around the exhaust opening and adjacent
surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint, dust,
and dirt.
The interior of the dryer and exhaust vent should be
cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel.
See installation instructions for grounding requirements.
Parts needed
Check local codes and with gas supplier. Check existing gas
supply, electrical supply and venting. Read "Electrical
Requirements," "Gas Supply Requirements" and "Venting
Requirements" before purchasing parts.
For close-clearance installations between 31.5" (80.01 cm)
and 37" (93.98 cm), see "Plan Vent System" section for
venting requirements.
Mobile home installations require special parts (listed following)
that may be ordered by calling the dealer from whom you
purchased your dryer. For further information, please refer to the
"Assistance or Service" section of this manual.
Mobile Home Installation Kit. Ask for Part Number 346764.
Metal exhaust system hardware.
37"
(93.98 cm)

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