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Install exhaust hood. Use caulking compound to seal exterior
wall opening around exhaust hood.
Connect vent to exhaust hood. Vent must fit inside exhaust
hood. Secure vent to exhaust hood with 4" (10.2 cm) clamp.
Run vent to dryer location. Use the straightest path possible.
See "Determine vent path" in "Plan Vent System." Avoid 90 °
turns. Use clamps to seal all joints. Do not use duct tape,
screws or other fastening devices that extend into the interior
of the vent to secure vent.
Excessive
Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
dryer.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
1. To protect the floor, use a large, flat piece of cardboard from
the dryer carton. Place cardboard under the entire back edge
of the dryer.
2. Firmly grasp the body of the dryer (not the top or console
panel). Gently lay the dryer on the cardboard. See illustration.
3,
Examine the leveling legs. Find the diamond marking.
4. Screw the legs into the leg holes by hand. Use a wrench to
finish turning the legs until the diamond marking is no longer
visible.
5. Place a carton corner post from dryer packaging
under each
of the 2 dryer back corners. Stand the dryer up. Slide the
dryer on the corner posts until it is close to its final location.
Leave enough room to connect the exhaust vent or gas line.
For mobile home use
Gas dryers must be securely fastened to the floor at the time of
installation.
Mobile home installations require a Mobile Home Installation Kit.
For more information, please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME
®
(1-800-469-4663).
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2.
Remove the red cap from the gas pipe.
Using a wrench to tighten, connect the gas supply to the
dryer. Use pipe-joint
compound on the threads of all non-
flared male fittings. If flexible metal tubing is used, be sure
there are no kinks.
A
........
A. Flared male thread
B. Non-flared male thread
NOTE: For LP gas connections,
you must use pipe-joint
compound
resistant to the action of LP gas. Do not use
TEFLON °t tape.
A combination
of pipe fittings must be used to connect the
dryer to the existing gas line. Shown is a recommended
connection. Your connection may be different, according to
the supply line type, size and location.
1
3,
B
A. _" flexible gas connector
B. ¾" dryer pipe
C. _" to _" pipe elbow
D. _" pipe-to-flare
adapter fitting
Open the shutoff valve in the supply line. The valve is open
when the handle is parallel to the gas pipe.
4,
A. Closed valve
B. Open valve
Test all connections
by brushing on an approved
noncorrosive leak-detection
solution. Bubbles will show
a leak. Correct any leak found.
t®TEFLON
is a registered trademark
of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.
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