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Shutdown Instructions - KitchenAid 53-3498 Installation Instructions Manual

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GAS
CONNECTIONS
GAS
SUPPLY
PRESSURE
TESTING
Pressure testing of the Gas Supply Piping System:
THE
INSTALLATION
MUST
CONFORM
WITH
LOCAL
t. Test pressure in excess of _ psig (3.45 KPA).The dryer must be
CODES or in the absence of local codes, with the latest
disconnected from the gas supply piping system at the inlet gas
revision of the National
Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1 or
pipe connection.
CAN1-B149.
2. Test pressures equal to or less than _ psig (3.45 KPA).The dryer
The gas inlet connection at the rear of the dryer is equipped
must be isolated from the gas supply piping system by closing
with a 3/8"- 18 N.S. pipe thread. The supply line must be '/£
the manual shut-off valve.
black rigid pipe (pipe size should
be increased
for runs
longer than 20 feet). If local codes permit, it is recommended
GAS VALVE
INLET
PRESSURE
TESTING
that the dryer be connected to the gas supply with approved
Manifold pressure is preset to 3'/, inch W.C. and does not
semi-rigid metal tubing and listed connectors
not over 6 feet
require adjustment. A 1/8NPT plugged
pressure tap is avaiF
long.
able in the gas valve body for test. To check the pressure pro-
ceed as follows:
_i_ CAUTION:
Moderate pressure is all that is required
a) Disconnect electric cord.
to make a tight joint. Do not use excessive
force as
damage to the valve may occur,
b) Raise the top of the dryer as shown in FIG. #2, page 5.
c) Remove the front panel by removing two screws inside the top
A '/8" NPT plugged tapping, accessible
for test gauge con-
corners of the front panel disconnecting the door switch wires
nection, must be installed upstream
of the gas supply con-
and hinging the front panel outward then lifting up.
nection to the dryer. This work must be done by a qualified
d) Be sure the manual valve is off.
person,
e) Remove the plug and install pressure tap.
Use an approved pipe seal compound that is resistant to L.P.
f) Route pressure hose downward past the front of the base
gas on all pipe thread connections,
between front panel hinges.
The National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1 or CAN1-B149,
g) Re-install front panel over pressure tap hose.
requires
that an acceptable,
approved
manual
gas shut
h) Connect the gauge, turn manual valve on the supply pipe, check
off valve be installed
within 6 feet of the dryer,
with dryer in operation.
To gain access to main gas valve, remove front panel (see Step
SHUTDOWN INSTRUCTIONS
#1 thru 3) under Bottom Exhausting, Page 5.)
To shutdown the dryer either turn timer to off position or open
the door then turn timer to off position. Turn Manual Gas Shut Off
CHECK ALL CONNECTIONS FOR LEAKS WITH SOAP AND
Valve to OFE Unplug Dryer,
WATER.
BEFORE OPERATING YOUR DRYER READ ALL SAFETY
DO NOT PURGE GAS LINE
PRECAUTIONS
LISTED
IN THE OPERATING
INSTRUC-
TIONS.
AUTOMATIC
IGNITION
This dryer is equipped with an automatic ignition system which
does not require a manual lighting procedure. Start the dryer
and the system should purge itself and ignite.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE AND WARNING
When starting the dryer you may hear the gas ignite. This sound
The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement
is normal and should be no cause for alarm.
Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires the Governor of
TURN OFF GAS AND
UNPLUG BEFORE
CONTINUING
California to publish a list of substances
known to the
INSTALLATION.
State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm,
and requires business to warn customers of potential
BURNER
ADJUSTMENT
exposures to such substances.
No gas adjustment is necessary at normal altitudes since the
gas flow is controlled by a fixed-sized orifice for the main burn-
Users of this appliance are hereby warned that the burn-
er. For altitudes above 2,000 feet, the input must be reduced by
ing of gas can result in low-level exposure to some of the
4% for each 1,000 feet above sea level, in some locations the
listed substances, including benzene, formaldehyde and
gas utility has reduced the B.T.U. content of the gas to provide
soot, due primarily to the incomplete combustion of natur-
this compensation. In other locations, the burner orifice must be
al gas or liquid petroleum (LP) fuels. Exhaust ducts should
changed. Consult your dealer or local gas utility for further infor-
be kept free of obstructions and properly exhausted dry-
marion,
ers will minimize exposure.

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