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Kenmore 9787 - Elite HE3 7.0 cu. Ft. Gas Dryer Installation Instructions Manual page 8

27" (69 cm) gas laundry center
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An exhaust hood should cap the vent to keep rodents and
insects from entering the home.
Exhaust hood must be at least 12" (30.5 cm) from the ground
or any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as
flowers, rocks or bushes, snow line, etc.).
Do not use an exhaust hood with a magnetic latch.
can cause moisture
and lint to cotlect
indoors, which
may resumt in:
[] Moisture damage to woodwork,
furniture, paint, wallpaper,
carpets, etc=
[] Housecleaning
problems and health problems.
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
To avoid floor damage, set laundry center onto cardboard before
moving across floor. Move laundry center close to its final
1. Do not cut yellow strap. Pull yellow strap firmly, until
removed from laundry center. There should be
2 cotter pins on the end of the shipping strap. Remove hang
tag and pin from vent pipe.
Install the front leveling feet
1. Prop up the front of the laundry center about 4" (10.2 cm)
with a wood block or similar object. The block needs to
support the weight of the laundry center.
2. Screw the Iocknut onto each foot to within 1" (2.5 cm) of the
1 "
Screw the feet into the correct holes at the front corner of the
laundry center until the nuts touch the washer.
NOTE: Do not tighten the nuts until the laundry center is level.
Tilt the laundry center back and remove the wood block.
Gently lower the laundry center to the floor.
For mobile home use
Laundry centers with gas dryers must be securely fastened to the
Mobile home installations require a Mobile Home Installation Kit.
See "Tools and Parts" section for ordering information.
Proper connection of the drain hose protects your floors from
damage due to water leakage. To keep the drain hose from
coming off or leaking, it must be installed according to the
following instructions:
IMPORTANT: To ensure proper installation, this procedure must
be followed exactly.
1. Check the drain hose to see that it is the proper length.
2. Wet the inside of the straight end of the drain hose with tap
Do not use any lubricant other than water.
3. Squeeze ears of the silver, double-wire
clamp with pliers to
open. Place clamp over the straight end of the drain hose
1A" (6.4 mm) from the end.
2. Tilt the laundry center forward. Move each of the 2 rear legs in
an up-down motion to check the self-adjusting
leveling legs
for free movement. This is required for proper leveling. Gently
lower the laundry center to the floor.
3. Cut the shipping strap about 16" (40.6 cm) from the plug end.
Look for the words "CUT HERE." Discard end with cotter
pins. You will use the remaining piece of shipping strap to
secure the drain hose.



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9787 he3 7.0