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Secure Drain Hose; Plan Vent System - Kenmore 8873 - 24 in. Space Saver Laundry Center Use And Care Manual

24-1nch wide1120-volt laundry center washer- electric dryer
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Connect
the inlet hoses to the washer
6. Attach the hose with the blue coupling to the cold (top) inlet
valve. Screw on coupling by hand until seated on the washer.
1. Cold water inlet valve (blue)
2. Hot water inlet valve (red)
7. Attach the hose with the red coupling to the hot water
(bottom) inlet valve. Screw on coupling by hand until seated
on the washer.
8.
Using pliers, tighten the couplings with an additional two-
thirds turn. Do not overtighten. Damage to the valves can
result.
If you are working in a closet or recessed
area
Move the laundry center into its final position and remove
cardboard from under laundry center. Remove the access panel
by removing two Phillips-head screws located at the top of the
access panel. Set panel and screws aside. Complete hook-up of
water hoses, exhaust vent, and (on gas models) the flexible gas
connector through the access area. Replace access panel upon
completion
of laundry center installation.
1. Move the laundry center to its final location and remove any
cardboard
used to move the laundry center.
2.
Locate the plastic strap included in the parts package.
Beaded tie strap
3. Wrap the drain hose to the laundry tub leg or standpipe with
the plastic strap (1 or 2 below) and secure.
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2
3
If the water faucets and the drain standpipe are recessed, put
the hooked end of the drain hose in the standpipe. Tightly
wrap the plastic strap around the water inlet hoses and the
drain hose (3 above).
Do not force excess drain hose back into the rear of the
laundry centen
Check for leaks
9. Turn on the water faucets and check for leaks. A small
amount of water might enter the washer. You will drain this
later.
Typical exhaust installations
Typical installations vent the dryer from rear of the laundry center.
Other installations are possible.
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-6
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7
8
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1, Dryer
2. Heavy metal vent
3. Duct tape & clamps
4. Wall
5. Elbow
6. Duct tape & clamps
7. Elbow
8. Exhaust hood
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