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Gas Supply Requirements - Maytag 3395325 Installation Instructions

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Before you start...
Fire Hazard
For your safety the information
in this
manual
must be followed
to minlmize
the
risk of fire or explosion
or to prevent
property
damage,
personal
injury or loss
of life.
- Do Not store or use gasoline
or other
flammable
vapors and liquids in the
vicinity
of this or any other appliance.
- WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
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Do Not try to light any appliance.
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Do Not touch any electrical
switch;
Do
Not use any phone
in your building.
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Clear the room, building
or area of all
occupants.
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Immediately
call your gas supplier
from a neighbor's
phone.
Follow the
gas supplier's
instructions.
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If you cannot
reach your gas supplier,
call the fire department.
- Never install dryer up against
draperies
or curtains
or on carpet.
- Keep any and all items from falling or
collecting
behind
the dryer.
Installation
and service
must be performed
by a qualified
installer,
service
agency
or
the gas supplier.
duct
tape
1" socket
wrench
I You need these tools to install your
gas dryer.
Get them together
in one place
to keep track of them.
B
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Check
the spot where you're
going
to install the dryer...' proper
insfallation
is y&r
responsibility.
The dryer must not be installed
or stored in an area where it will be exposed
to water and/or
weather.
C
n
Make sure you have every-thing
necessary
for proper
installation.
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Code requirements:
Some codes
keep
from or limit installation
of clothes dryers in
garages,
closets, mobile
homes and
sleeping
quarters.
(Check
with your local
building
inspector.)
Fire Hazard
If you install the dryer in a garage,
car -
port, or areas near vehicles
where fumes
from gasoline
or other flammable
materials
may be present,
the vapors
may be heavier
than air and remain
near
floor.
Place dryer a minimum
of 18 inches
above
floor.
Check
with your building
inspector
regarding
requirements
for this
installation.
Failure to follow these instructions
could
result in fire or explosion.
Important:
Observe
all governing
codes and
ordinances.
. Utilities:
Proper gas and electric
supply
connections
should be available.
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Exhaust requirements:
A four-inch
metal
exhaust
duct is required.
LOCATION
42-3/a"
max.
27-314"
max.
pen dryer door.
For recessed
or closet
installation
spacing,
see back cover.
Support:
The floor must be able to support
the appliance
weight
of 175 pounds.
Level floor:
Maximum
floor slope under
dryer -
1 inch.
Protection
from the weather:
Proper
operation
of dryer cycles requires
temperatures
above
45"F., or the dryer may
not shut off when automatic
cycles are
used.
This appliance
is suitable
for mobile
home
installations.
The installation
of the dryer
must conform
to the Manufactured
Home
Construction
and Safety Standard,
Title 24
CFR, Part 3280 (formerly
the Federal
Standard
for Mobile
Home Construction
and
Safety, Title 24, HUD, Part 280).
For mobile
home use, this appliance
MUST
be fastened
to the floor and MUST be
exhausted
to the outside.
Order Mobile
Home Installation
Kit No. 346765 from your
dealer.
Kit includes
the necessary
fastening
hardware
and detailed
installation
instructions.
Exhaust system hardware
is also
available
through
your dealer.
This installation
must conform
with American
National
Standard,
National
Fuel Gas Code
ANSI 2223.1 - latest edition,
and all local
codes and ordinances.
Input ratings shown on the serial/rating
plate
are for elevations
up to 2,000 feet.
For
elevations
above
2,000 feet, ratings are
reduced
at a rate of 4% for each
1,000 feet
of sea level.
Gas supply
requirements
Fire Hazard
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This dryer must be connected
to a
regulated
gas supply.
Failure to do
so could cause high-pressure
gas
release,
resulting
in a fire or
explosion.
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Have the L.P. gas checked
by a
qualified
person before installing
the
dryer.
The L.P. gas supply
must not
exceed
a pressure of 13" water
column.
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New flexible
tubing should be used.
Reusing old flexible
tubing might
result in possible
leaks or fire hazard.
Failure to follow these instructions
may
result in fire or explosion.
OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING
CODES AND
ORDINANCES.
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A
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First make certain
that this drver is
equipped
with the correct
burner for'the
particular
type of gas in the home.
Burner
information
will be found on the serial/rating
plate in door well of the appliance.
If this
information
does not agree
with the type of
gas available,
see your dealer.
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This drver is eauipped
for use with
NATURAL GAS: It is d&i&-certified
by A.G.A.
for manufactured
and L.P. (propane
or
butane)
gases with appropriate
conversion.
No attempt
shall be made
to convert
the
appliance
from the gas specified
on the
serial/rating
plate
for use with a different
gas
without
consulting
the serving gas supplier.
Conversion
must be done by a qualified
service
technician.
Gas conversion
kit part
numbers
are listed on the gas valve
burner
base.
C
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Provide a
rigid
gas supply
line to the
dryer location.
When rigid pipe is used it
should be l/2 inch IPS. When acceptable
to
the gas supplier,
3/8-inch
approved
tubing
may be used for lengths under 20 feet.
For
lengths over 20 feet, larger tubing should be
used.
Pipe-joint
compounds
resistant to the
action
of L.P. gas must be used.
D
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The supply line shall be equipped
with a shutoff ~dl~e.
This valve should be
located
in the same room as the dryer and
should be in a location
that allows ease of
opening
and closing.
Do not block access
to shutoff valve.
k
n
if the drver is installed
in a confined
area such as a bedroom,
bathroom
or
closet, provision
must be made
for enough
air for combustion
and ventilation.
(Check
governing
codes and ordinances.)
Also
refer to the section
of this Instruction
covering
recessed
and closet installation
instructions.
recommended
that'new
flexible
metal
tubing,
design-certified
by the American
Gas Association,
be used for connecting
the
appliance
to the gas supply line. (The gas
pipe which extends
through
the lower rear
of the appliance
has 3/8-inch
male pipe
thread.)
G
n
If rigid pipe is used as a gas
supply line, a combination
of pipe
fittings must be used to obtain
an
in-line connection
to the dryer.
H
n
Make sure that lower edges of the
cabinet,
plus the back and bottom
sides of
the dryer are free of obstructions
to permit
adequate
clearance
of air openings
for
combustion
air. See "Recessed
and closet
installation
instructions",
on the back cover,
for minimum
spacing
requirements.
I
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For ease of installation,
operating
and
servicing
(if ever needed)
adequate
space
should be provided
around
the dryer.
J
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A l/8-inch
NPT plugged
tapping,
accessible
for test gauge
connection,
must
be installed
immediately
upstream
of the
gas supply connection
to the dryer.
The dryer and its individual
shutoff valve
must
be disconnected
from the gas supply piping
system during any pressure testing of that
system.
K.
The dryer shutoff valve
is located
behind
the
front panel.
The wiring diagram
is located
inside the console.
These items should only
be accessed
by a qualified
service
technician
as follows:
Electrical
Shock Hazard
Disconnect
from electrical
supply
before
removing
front panel.
Do not operate
dryer without
panels
secured
in place.
Failure to follow these instructions
could
result in electrical
shock or death.
1, Remove
lint screen and set aside.
2. Remove
two screws from lint screen area.
3. Raise top by pulling forward
and up at
each
front corner
(top is hinged
at rear).
4. Remove
two internal
screws from upper
front panel
flanges
and lift panel
off lower
clips.
5. Remove
door switch leads, if necessary,
and set panel
aside.
6. Reassemble
in reverse order.
Panel A

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