Gas Connection - Electrolux EWMED70JSS Installation Instructions Manual

Front-load gas & electric dryer
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Installation Instructions
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Gas connection

1.
Remove the shipping cap from gas pipe at the
rear of the dryer.
IMPORTANT
DO NOT connect the dryer to L.P. gas service
without converting the gas valve. An L.P.
conversion kit must be installed by a qualifi ed
gas technician.
2.
Connect a 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) I.D. semi-rigid or
approved pipe from gas supply line to the 3/8
inch (0.96 cm) pipe located on the back of the
dryer. Use a 1/2 inch to 3/8 inch (1.27 cm to
0.96 cm) reducer for the connection. Apply an
approved thread sealer that is resistant to the
corrosive action of liquefi ed gases on all pipe
connections.
Manual
Shutoff
Valve
Closed
Open
All connections must be wrench-tightened
IMPORTANT
The supply line must be equipped with an
approved manual shutoff valve. This valve
should be located in the same room as the dryer
and should be in a location that allows ease of
opening and closing. Do not block access to the
gas shutoff valve.
GAS FLOW
Flare
Flare
Union
Union
N
p i
p
e l
Flexible
Connector
3.
Open the shutoff valve in the gas supply line to
allow gas to fl ow through the pipe. Wait a few
minutes for gas to move through the gas line.
4.
Check for gas system leaks with a manometer.
If a manometer is not available, test all
connections by brushing on a soapy water
solution.
WARNING
Inlet Pipe on
Back of Dryer
NEVER test for gas leaks with an open fl ame.
Shutoff Valve -
Open position
EXPLOSION HAZARD

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