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Safety; Pre-Installation Requirements - Electrolux 134709300 Installation Instructions Manual

Front-load gas & electric dryer


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Important Safety Instructions
Recognize safety symbols, words and
Safety items throughout this manual are labeled
with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk
type as described below:
This symbol alerts you to situa-
tions that may cause serious body
harm, death or property damage.
This symbol alerts you to situa-
tions that may cause bodily injury
or property damage.
Read all of the following instructions before
installing and using this appliance:
Destroy the carton and plastic bags after the dryer
is unpacked. Children might use them for play.
Cartons covered with rugs, bedspreads, or plastic
sheets can become airtight chambers causing suf-
focation. Place all materials in a garbage container
or make materials inaccessible to children.
Clothes dryer installation and service must be
performed by a qualified installer, service agency
or the gas supplier.
Install the clothes dryer according to the manu-
facturer's instructions and local codes.
The electrical service to the dryer must conform
with local codes and ordinances and the latest
edition of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/
NFPA 70, or in Canada, the Canadian electrical
code C22.1 part 1.
The gas service to the dryer must conform with
local codes and ordinances and the latest edi-
tion of the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1,

Pre-installation requirements

Tools and materials needed for installation:
Phillips, straight, &
square bit screwdrivers
4 inch, rigid metal or
4 i
h i id
t l
semi-rigid metal exhaust duct work
Universal wrench
supplied with
matching washer
3-wire or 4-wire
240 volt cord kit
(10.2 cm)
(electric dryer)
or in Canada, CAN/ACG B149.1-2000.
The dryer is designed under ANSI Z 21.5.1 or
ANSI/UL 2158 - CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 112 (latest
editions) for HOME USE only. This dryer is not
recommended for commercial applications such
as restaurants, beauty salons, etc.
The instructions in this manual and all other
literature included with this dryer 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 appliance.
For your safety the information in this manual
must be followed to minimize the risk of fire
or explosion or to prevent property damage,
personal injury or loss of life. Do not store or use
gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in
the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use
any phone in your building.
Clear the room, building or area of all occupants.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a neigh-
bor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's instruc-
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire
Save these instructions for future
Pipe wrench
for gas
thread tape
(for natural gas
or LP supply)
½" NPT union flare
4 in.
gas line
adapters (x2) and
shutoff valve
flexible gas supply line
(gas dryer)
(gas dryer)


Carpenter's level
vent hood
Metal foil tape
(not duct tape)

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