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Recommended ground method
For your
personal
safety, this appliance
must be
grounded.
This appliance
is equipped
with
a power
supply
cord having
a 3-prong
ground
plug. To
minimize
possible
shock hazard,
the cord must be
plugged
into a mating
3-prong
ground-type
wall
receptacle,
grounded
in accordance
with
the
National
Electrical
Code,
ANSI/NFPA
70 -
latest
Electrical
Shock Hazard
Plug into a grounded 3-prong outlet.
Do not remove ground prong.
Do not use an adapter.
Do not use an extension cord.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, fire, or electrical shock.
edition*,
and all local codes and ordinances.
If a mating
wall receptacle
is not available,
it is the
personal
responsibility
and obligation
of the
customer
to have a properly
grounded
3-prong
wall receptacle
installed
by a qualified
electrician.
Important: Observe all governing codes and
ordinances.
A 120-volt,
60-Hz,
AC-only,
15 or 20-ampere
fused
electrical
supply
is required.
A time-delay
fuse or
circuit
breaker
is recommended.
It is recommended
that a separate
circuit
serving
only
this appliance
be provided.
A wiring
diagram
is located
inside the console
or on
the inside
of the lower
front
panel.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it
is recommended
that a qualified
electrician
determine
that the ground path is adequate.
Copies of the standards listed above may be obtained from:
* National
Fire Protection
Association
Batterymarch
Park
Quincy, Massachusetts
02269
Provide
a l/2-inch
IPS
rigid gas supply line
to the
A combination
of pipe fittings
must be used to
obtain
an in-line
connection
to the dryer.
When acceptable
to the gas supplier
and local codes,
Explosion Hazard
Connect dryer to a regulated gas supply.
Use a new flexible gas supply line.
If L.P. gas is used, the L.P. gas supply must
not
exceed 13" water column.
Failure to do so can result in death,
explosion, or fire.
OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING
CODES
AND
ORDINANCES.
Burner input requirements:
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
Elevations up to 10,000 feet:
the action
of L.P. gas must be used.
The design
of this dryer
has been certified
by the
A.C.A.
for use at altitudes
up to 10,000
feet above
sea
level at the 8.T.U. rating
indicated
on the model/serial
rating
plate.
Burner
input
adjustments
are not
e
required
when
the dryer
is operated
up to this
elevation.
U
e
I
Elevations above 10,000 feet:
When
installed
above
10,000
feet, a four percent
(4%)
red
cap
C
reduction
of the burner
8.T.U. rating
shown
on the
yf!ik
model/serial
rating
plate is required
for each 1,000
foot
increase
in elevation.
For assistance
installing
If local codes permit,
it is recommended
that new
dryer
above
10,000
feet elevation,
contact
your
flexible,
stainless
steel tubing,
design-certified
by the
serving
gas supplier.
American
Gas Association,
be used for connecting
the appliance
to the rigid gas supply
line. (The
gas
Gas requirements:
Check that dryer is
equipped
with the correct
burner for the particular
type of gas in the home.
Burner
information
will be
found
on the model/serial
rating
plate in door well of
pipe which extends
through
the lower rear of the
appliance
has 3/S-inch
male pipe thread.)
An elbow
and connector
between
tubing
and dryer
pipe may be needed
to prevent
kinking.
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 gas supply
must have a shutoff
valve. The valve
should
be within
six feet of the dryer
and in the
the dryer.
If this information
does not agree with
the type of
gas available,
see your dealer.
same
room.
The location
should
be easy to reach for
opening
and closing
the valve.
The dryer and its individual
shutoff valve must be
Natural Gas:
disconnected
from the gas supply piping
system
This dryer
is equipped
for use with
NATURAL
GAS.
It is design-certified
by American
Gas Association
for L.P. (propane
or butane)
gases with
appropriate
conversion.
L.P. Gas:
No attempt
shall be made to convert
the
appliance
from
the gas specified
on the
model/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.
during
any pressure testing
of that system at test
pressures in excess of l/2 psi.
The dryer must be isolated from the gas supply
piping
system by closing its individual
manual
shutoff valve during
any pressure testing
of the
gas supply piping
system at test pressures equal
to or less than 1/2psi.
Panel B
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