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Final Installation - Kenmore 796.6152 Series Use & Care Manual

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FINAL
iNSTALLATiON
CHi:CI(
Once you have completed
the installation of the dryer
and it is in its final location,
confirm
proper operation
with the following
steps and tests.
is gas turned on? (Gas models only)
is dryer plugged
in? Dryer should always be
plugged
into the proper outlet.
Gas dryer should use a
120-VAC, 60-Hz. grounded
3-prong
outlet.
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Electric dryer shoutd use a
4-wire
connection
which is
required for all mobile
and manufactured
home
installations,
as well as all new
construction
after
January 1, 1996.
--OR
--
A 3-wire connection.
NOTE: A 3-wire connection
is NOT permitted
on new
construction
after
January 1, 1996.
Testing Dryer Heating
Close the dryer door.
Press the POWER button to turn the dryer on.
Turn the cycle selector knob to Normal drying cycle.
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Press the START/PAUSE to start the dryer. Open the
dryer door and check that the air inside is warm
after three minutes.
NOTE: If all air is not purged from the gas line, the gas
igniter may turn off: before the main burner ignites. If
this happens, the igniter will reattempt
gas ignition until
all the air is purged from the gas line.
Checking
Venting
Vent duct should be checked for lint buildup and
cleaned at least once per year. If any noticeable
reduction
in drying
performance
occurs, check duct for
obstructions
and blockages.
is the dryer transition
duct connected?
Make sure
the transition
duct behind the dryer is properly
connected
and is not crushed or damaged.
is dryer level? Once the dryer is in its final location,
recheck the dryer to be sure it is level. Make sure it is
level front to back and side to side, and that all four
leveling feet rest firmly on the floor.
is
dryer heating
normally?
following
the
Perform the
dryer heating test.
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