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WARNING: If the information in this
manual is not followed exactly, a fire
or explosion may result causing
property damage, personal injury or
death.
- 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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Immediately call your gas supplier
from a neighbor's phone. Follow ga!
supplier's instructions.
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If you cannot reach your gas
supplier, call the fire department.
- Installation and service must be
done by a qualified installer, service
agency or the gas supplier.
Check that you have everything necessary for correct
installation. Proper installation ig your responsibility.
1 Tools needed:
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8" or lo" pipe wrench
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8" or 10" adjustable
wrench
(for gas
connections)
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flat-blade
screwdriver
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adjustable
wrench
that
opens to 1" or 1" hex-
head socket wrench
(for
adjusting
dryer feet)
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level
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safety glasses
Part No. 3405344
0 1997
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pipe-joint
compound
resistant
to
L.P.
gas
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caulking
gun and
compound
(for installing
new exhaust vent)
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gloves
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pliers
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putty knife
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tin snips (new vent
installations)
1 Parts supplied:
Remove
parts package
from
dryer
drum.
Check
that all 4 legs were
included.
4 leveling
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1 Parts needed:
Check local codes and with
gas supplier,
and read
electrical,
gas and venting
requirements
before
purchasing
parts.
Gas
Gas supply
line must have:
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l/8"
NPT plugged
tapping.
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shutoff
valve.
If rigid
gas supply
line is used, it must be:
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l/2"
IPS pipe used with
a combination
of pipe
fittings.
If flexible
connection
to dryer
is used, it must be:
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New,
flexible
stainless
steel tubing
design-certified
by the American
Gas Association.
(Do not reuse
flexible
tubing.)
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3/8" male flare pipe fitting.
Tubing
supply
line must be:
. Lengths
under
20 feet can use 318" approved
tubing
(if codes and gas supplier
permit).
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Lengths
over 20 feet should
use larger
tubing.
L.P. Gas Conversion:
Conversion
must
be made by a qualified
technician.
A qualified
service
technician
is someone
experienced
and trained
in servicing
gas equipment
and familiar
with
necessary
precautions.
See gas valve
burner
base for gas conversion
kit part number.*
Benton
Harbor,
Michigan
49022
Venting
Vent
Four-inch
heavy
metal exhaust
vent and clamps
must
be used. Dura Safe'" vent products
are recommended.
Dura Safe vent products
can be purchased
from your
dealer
or by calling
Whirlpool
Parts & Accessories
l-800-442-9991,
Mon-Fri:
8am to 9pm (CST), Sat:
9am to 4:30pm
(CST). Visit our internet
site at
http://whirlpoolappliances.com/accessories.
rigid metal
flexible
metal
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No flexible
plastic
Exhaust hood
No flexible
foil
Do Not use exhaust
hoods with magnetic
latches,
Mobile home installations require:
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Mobile
Home
Installation
Kit, Part Number
346764*
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Metal
exhaust
system
hardware*
Floors sloped greater than 1 inch:
Require
Extended
Dryer
Feet Kit, Part No. 279810*
*Available
for purchase
from
your
dealer.
Printed
in U.S.A.

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