7. GAS CONNECTION (Gas laundry centers only)
a. Remove the shipping cap from gas pipe at the rear of the
NOTE: DO NOT connect the laundry center to L.P. gas service
without converting the gas valve. An L.P. conversion kit
must be installed by a qualified gas technician.
b. Connect a 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) I.D. semi-rigid or approved
pipe from the gas supply line to the 3/8 inch (0.96 cm) pipe
located on the back of the dryer. Use a 1/2 inch (1.27 cm)
to 3/8 inch (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.
c. Open the shutoff valve in the gas supply line.
d. Test all connections by brushing on a soapy water solution.
NEVER TEST FOR GAS LEAKS WITH AN OPEN FLAME.
8. Form a " U " shape on the end of the drain hose with the
hose pointed toward the drain. Place the formed end in a
laundry tub or a standpipe and secure with a cable tie
provided in the enclosure package. WATER WILL
SYPHON FROM THE WASHER IF THE ABOVE
INSTRUCTIONS ARE NOT FOLLOWED.
9. Remove the two (2) screws securing the dryer front
access panel to the dryer cabinet. Lift the panel until the
tabs can be disengaged from the cabinet. Remove the
panel and set aside.
10. Connect the exhaust duct to outside duct work. Use duct
tape to seal all joints.
11. Plug the power cord into a grounded outlet.
NOTE: Check to ensure the power is off at a circuit breaker/
fuse box before plugging the power cord into an outlet.
12. Turn on the power at a circuit breaker/fuse box.
Before operating the dryer, make sure
the dryer area is clear and free from combustible materials,
gasoline, and other flammable vapors. Also see that nothing
(such as boxes, clothing, etc.) obstructs the flow of
combustion and ventilation air.
13. Reinstall the dryer front access panel.
14. Run the washer and dryer though a cycle. Check for
On gas dryers, before the burner will light, it is
necessary for the gas line to be bled of air. If the
burner does not light within 45 seconds the first
time the dryer is turned on, the safety switch will
shut the burner off. If this happens, turn the timer
to "OFF" and wait 5 minutes before making
another attempt to light.
15. If your laundry center does not operate, please review
the "Avoid Service Checklist" located in your Owner's
Guide before calling for service.
16. Place these instructions in a location near the laundry
center for future reference.
NOTE: A wiring diagram is located behind the dryer front
If replacement parts are needed for your laundry center,
contact the source where you purchased your laundry
Destroy the carton, plastic bags, and
metal band after the laundry center is unpacked. Children
might use them for play. Cartons covered with rugs,
bedspreads, or plastic sheets can become airtight
chambers causing suffocation. Place all materials in a
garbage container or make materials inaccessible to
Label all wires prior to disconnection when
servicing controls. Wiring errors can cause improper and
dangerous operation. Verify proper operation after servicing.
The instructions in this manual and all
other literature included with this laundry center are not
meant to cover every possible condition and situation that
may occur. Good safe practice and caution MUST be
applied when installing, operating and maintaining any
Maximum benefits and enjoyment are achieved when all
the Safety and Operating instructions are understood and
practiced as a routine with your laundry tasks.