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General Information; Fire Hazard - KitchenAid 53-3498 Installation Instructions Manual

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PLEASE READ All Installation Instructions and Requirements Before Installing.
GENERAL INFORMATION
INSTALLATION IN RESIDENTIAL GARAGE
It is recommended that a qualified service technician install
Flammable Vapors - Vapors from spilled gasoline can be
your dryer,
ignited by a clothes dryer, a water heater, or other non-
sealed gas heating appliance. The National Fuel Gas Code
Unless otherwise indicated on the nameplate (located inside
ANSI Z223.1 and Canadian Code CAN 1-B149 requires that
the door) this dryer is equipped for use with natural gas. If LP
a gas appliance when installed in a residential garage be
gas is used, the proper conversion kit must be installed
elevated so that the burner and the ignition device of the
by the dealer or distributor. The dryer installation should
burner are a minimum of 18 inches above the floor.To satis-
be performed by a qualified person familiar with the precau-
fy this requirementthe dryer must be installed with the base
tions requiredand with local codes,
at lease 14 in. above the floor.In addition, the dryer must be
located or protectedto prevent damage from movingvehi-
To obtain replacement parts contact any factory authorized
cres.
dealer.
FOR MAXIMUM SAFETY, INSTALLATION OF CLOTHES
DRYERS IN GARAGES SHOULD BE AVOIDED.
LOCATION
ELECTRICAL
CONNECTION
This clothes dryer is designed so that it can be installed in
most locations in the home. The dryer may even be installed
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD.
in an unheated indoor location, such as a utility room or
building. However, with models having automatic dry cycles,
The dryer is designed for 120 volt, 60 HZ AC current and will
WHEN THE ROOM TEMPERATURE DROPS BELOW 50
not operate on direct current or 50 HZ supplies.
DEG. F. OR 10 DEG. C. THE AUTOMATIC CYCLE MAY
NOT SHUT OFF. USE TIMED DRY CYCLE (HEAT NOT
It is recommended that a separate circuit be provided from
FLUFF) IF AVAILABLE ON YOUR MODEL.
the main entrance panel to the dryer receptacle. The wiring
should be done by a qualified person in conformance with
DO NOT INSTALLTHE DRYER ON A CARPETED FLOOR.
local codes. The circuit must be protected with a 15 amp time
delay fuse or circuit breaker.
DO NOT INSTALL OR STORE THE DRYER WHERE IT
MAY BE EXPOSED TO THE WEATHER OR DRIPPING
A wiring diagram is located behind backguard shield.
WATER. If it is ever exposed to water, have a qualified tech-
nician check it before using. Clearances of 0 in. between
GROUNDING
combustible construction and the front, sides, back and
exhaust duct are permissible.
The dryer, when installed, must be electrically grounded in
accordance with local codes, or in the absence of local
THE INSTALLATION MUST BE MADE WITH ADEQUATE
codes, with the latest revision of the National Electrical
CLEARANCE TO PERMIT SERVICING.
Code. ANSI/NFPA No. 70 and the Canadian Electrical Code
C.22.1 Part 1.
In ordinary installations enough air will be available for prop-
er operation of the gas burner. However, if the dryer is
This dryer is equipped with a three-prong plug on the power
installed in a mobile home, a closet or a tightly sealed room,
supply cord, which must be plugged into a properly ground-
provisions should be made for at least 18 square inches of
ed three-prong wall receptacle for your protection against
ventilation area. Air openings measuring a minimum 3 in. by
possible shock hazard. Where the proper receptacle is not
3 in. should be provided at the top and bottom of the closet
installed, we strongly recommend that properly grounded
door. Ordinarily, Iouvered doors will satisfy the ventilation
three-prong wall receptacle be instalred by a qualified elec-
requirements. Dryers installed in a bedroom, bathroom, or
trician in accordance with the National Electrical Code,
closet must be exhausted outdoors.
Canadian Electrical Code, and local codes and ordinances.
THREE PRONG
_ _
GROUNDING PLUG
POWER SUPPLY CORD-
FIRE HAZARD
APPROVED GROUNDING
DO NOT ALLOW STORAGE OR ANY OTHER MATERI-
TYPEWALL R ECEPTACLES.
ALS TO OBSTRUCT VENTILATIONOPENINGS.
NO OTHER FUEL-BURNINGAPPLIANCE SHOULD BE
INSTALLEDIN THE SAME ROOM OR CLOSET AS THE
DRYER.

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