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Gas Supply Requirements - Kenmore 7703 - Elite Oasis 7.0 cu. Ft. Capacity Flat Back Gas Dryer Use And Care Manual

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Ifyour d ryer h asbeen converted touse LPgas, % "LP
compatible copper tubing canbeused. I fthetotal l ength of
thesupply l ineismore than20ft (6.1 m), u se larger pipe.
NOTE: Pipe-joint compounds thatresist theaction ofLPgas
must b eused. D onotuseTEFLON
_ tape.
Must i nclude a shutoff valve:
Anindividual manual shutoff valve must b einstalled within
six(6) f eet(1.8 m)ofthedryer i naccordance withthe
National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1. The location s hould b e
easy toreach f oropening a nd closing.
A. _" flexible gas connector
B. _" pipe to flare adapter fitting
C. _" NPT minlinum plugged tapping
D. _/2" NPT gas supply line
E. Gas shutoff valve
Gas supply connection requirements
Use an elbow and a %" flare x %" NPT adapter fitting
between the flexible gas connector and the dryer gas pipe, as
needed to avoid kinking.
Use only pipe-joint compound.
Do not use TEFLON °t tape.
This dryer must be connected to the gas supply line with a
listed flexible gas connector that complies with the standard
for connectors for gas appliances,
ANSI Z21.24.
Burner Input Requirements:
Elevations above 10,000 ft (3,048 m):
When installed above 10,000 ft (3,048 m) a 4% reduction of
the burner Btu rating shown on the model/serial number plate
is required for each 1,000 ft (305 m) increase in elevation.
Gas Supply Pressure Testing
The dryer must be disconnected
from the gas supply piping
system during pressure testing at pressures greater than
Dryer Gas Pipe
The gas pipe that comes out through the rear of your dryer
has a %" male pipe thread.
A. 3/8"NPT dryer pipe
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to follow
these instructions can result in death
or fire.
To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
The dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent,
chimney, wall, ceiling or a concealed space of a building.
If using an existing vent system
Clean lint from the entire length of the system and make sure
exhaust hood is not plugged with lint.
Replace any plastic or metal foil vent with rigid or flexible
heavy metal vent.
Review Vent system chart. Modify existing vent system if
necessary to achieve the best drying performance.
If this is a new vent system
Vent material
Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use plastic or metal foil vent.
4" (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps must be
used. DURASAFF Mventing products are recommended.
4" (10.2cm) heavymetal exhaust vent
DURASAFF Mvent products can be purchased from your
dealer. For further information, please call
or visit our website at
Rigid metal vent
For best drying performance,
rigid metal vents are
Rigid metal vent is recommended
to avoid crushing and
Flexible metal vent
Flexible metal vents are acceptable only if accessible for
¢d_TEFLON is a registered
of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.


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