Properly leveling your laundry center averts excessive noise and
1. Check the levelness of the laundry center by placing a level
on the top edge of the washer, first side to side, then front to
6. Open the shutoff valve in the supply line. The valve is open
when the handle is parallel to the gas pipe.
A. Closed valve
B. Open valve
Test all connections
by brushing on an approved
solution. Bubbles will show a
leak. Correct any leak found.
If the laundry center is not level, prop up the front with a
wood block and adjust the feet up or down as necessary.
Remove wood block and lower laundry center. Repeat this
step until the laundry center is level.
Remove the red cap from the flexible gas connector.
Remove the 1/2"NPT adapter from the flexible gas connector.
(It will be necessary to use two adjustable wrenches.)
Install the adapter on the 1/2"rigid gas supply pipe using
A. _2"rigid gas supply pipe
B. Usepipe-joint compound.
C. _/' NPTadapter
D. Do not use pipe-joint compound.
E. Flexible gas connector
NOTE: For LP gas connections,
you must use pipe-joint
resistant to the action of LP gas. Do not use
Attach the flexible gas connector to the 1/2"NPT adapter. Do
not use pipe-joint compound
for this connection.
There should be a natural loop in the flexible gas connector.
The flexible gas connector
must not be twisted, kinked or
attached with any sharp bends.
5. All connections
must be wrench tightened.
1. Using a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in
laundry center. If connecting to existing vent, make sure the
vent is clean. The vent must fit over the exhaust outlet and
inside the exhaust hood. Make sure the vent is secured to
exhaust hood with a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp.
2. Move laundry center into its final position. Do not crush or
kink vent. Make sure laundry center is level.
3. Check to be sure there are no kinks in the flexible gas line.