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Kenmore 9787 - Elite HE3 7.0 cu. Ft. Gas Dryer Installation Instructions Manual page 6

27" (69 cm) gas laundry center
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Must include a shutoff valve:
An individual shutoff valve must be installed within 6 feet
(1.8 m) of the laundry center in accordance with the National Fuel
Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1. The location should be easy to reach for
opening and closing.
Use a new CSA _nternational
gas supply
Install a shut-off
Securemy tighten
aH gas connections.
tf connected
to LP, have a qualified
person make sure
gas pressure does not exceed 13" (33 cm) water
ExampBes of a quamified person
heating personnel,
gas company
Failure to do so can resuJt in death, explosion,
or fire.
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A. Gas shutoff valve
B. Vs" NPT minimum plugged tapping
C. _2" NPT gas supply line
D. Gas supply line coupling 34" (86.4 cm) min.
to 37" (94 cm) max. from floor
Burner input requirements:
Elevations up to 10,000 ft (3,048 m):
Gas Type
Natural Gas:
This laundry center is equipped for use with Natural gas. It is
by CSA International for LP (propane or butane)
gases with appropriate
Your laundry center must have the correct burner for the type
of gas in your home. Burner information
is located on the
rating plate in the door well of your dryer. If this information
does not agree with the type of gas available, contact your
local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
LP gas conversion:
Conversion must be made by a qualified technician.
No attempt shall be made to convert the appliance from the gas
specified on the model/serial rating plate for use with a different
gas without consulting your gas company.
Gas supply line
Must include r/8" NPT minimum plugged tapping accessible
for test gauge connection, immediately upstream of the gas
connection to the laundry center (see illustration).
r/2" IPS pipe is recommended.
%" approved aluminum or copper tubing is acceptable for
lengths under 20 ft (6.1 m) if local codes and gas supplier
If you are using Natural gas, do not use copper tubing.
Lengths over 20 ft (6.1 m) should use larger tubing and a
different size adapter fitting.
Gas supply line coupling must be 34" (86.4 cm) to 37" (94 cm)
from the floor.
The design of this laundry center is certified by CSA
International for use at altitudes up to 10,000 ft (3,048 m)
above sea level at the Btu rating indicated on the model/serial
number plate. Burner input adjustments
are not required
when the dryer is operated up to this elevation.
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 laundry center must be disconnected
from the gas
supply piping system during pressure testing at pressures
greater than 1/2psi.
Dryer gas connection
This laundry center is equipped with its own permanent,
flexible gas connector, design-certified
by CSA International,
for connecting the laundry center to the gas supply line.
Flexible gas connector
If your laundry center has been converted to use LP gas, %"
LP compatible copper tubing can be used. If the total length
of the supply line is more than 20 ft (6.1 m), use larger pipe.
NOTE: Pipe-joint compounds
that resist the action of LP gas
must be used. Do not use TEFLON ®ttape.
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trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.



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