For your safety the information in this
manual must be followed to minimize the
risk of fire or explosion or to prevent
property damage, personal injury or loss
- 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
Do Not try to light any appliance.
Do Not touch any electrical switch; Do
Not use any phone in your building.
Clear the room, building or area of all
Immediately call your gas supplier from
a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas
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.
You need these tools to install your gas
dryer. Get them together in one place
to keep track of them.
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Check the spot where you're going to
~~ _ c :.~: install the dryer... proper installation
'-.-. your responsibility.
The dryer must not
be installed or stored in an area where it will be
exposed to water and/or weather.
Make sure you have everything
necessary for proper installation.
Some codes limit or do
not permit installation of clothes dryers in
garages, closets, mobile homes and sleeping
quarters. (Check with your local building
If you install the dryer in a garage, carport,
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
result in fire or explosion.
Important: Observe all governing codes and
Proper gas and electric supply
should be available.
A four-inch metal
exhaust duct is required.
Must be large enough to fully open dyer
door. For recessed or closet installation
spacing, see back cover.
The floor must be able to support
the appliance weight of 175 pounds.
Maximum floor slope under
Protection from the weather:
operation of dyer cycles requires
above 45"F., or the dyer may
not shut off when automatic cycles are used.
This appliance is suitable for mobile home
The installation of the dryer
must conform to the Manufactured Home
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
No. 346765 from your KitchenAid dealer. Kit
includes the necessary fastening hardware and
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.
This dryer must be connected to a
regulated gas supply. Failure to do so
could cause high-pressure
resulting in a fire or explosion.
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.
New flexible tubing should be used.
Reusing old flexible tubing might result
in possible leaks or fire hazard.
Failure to follow these instructions
result in fire or explosion.
OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING CODES AND
First make certain that this dyer is
-' ;.:.; :.:.: equipped with the correct burner for the
particular type of gas in the home.
Burner information will be found on the
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 dyer is equipped for use with
. ..A NATURAL GAS. It is design-certified
A.G.A. for manufactured
(propane or butane) gases with appropriate
No attempt shall be made to
convert the appliance from the gas specified on
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
The design of this dyer has been
~5. :.:2 _ certified by the American Gas
Association for use at altitudes up to
10,000 feet above sea level at the B.T.U. rating
indicated on the model/serial plate. Burner input
adjustments are not required when the dyer is
operated up to this elevation.
When installed above 10,000 feet, a four
percent (4%) reduction of the burner B.T.U.
rating shown on the model/serial plate is
required for each 1,000 foot increase in
elevation. For assistance when converting to
other gas types and/or installing above 10,000
feet elevation, contact your local service
rigid gas supply.line
dyer 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
to the action of L.P. gas must be used.
The supply line shall be equipped with
&..j .s; a shutoff valve. This valve should be
located in the same room as the dyer
and should be in a location that allows ease of
opening and closing. Do Not block access to
If the dyer is installed in a confined
2; E area such as a bedroom, bathroom or
closet, provision must be made for
enough air for combustion and ventilation.
codes and ordinances.)
refer to the "Recessed and closet installation
on Panel C.
If local codes permit, it is recommended
that new flexible metal tubing, design-
certified by the American Gas
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.)
If rigid pipe is used as a gas
supply line, a combination
pipe fittings must be used to
obtain an in-line connection to the dyer.
Make sure that lower edges of the
;gj E: cabinet, plus the back and bottom sides
of the dyer are free of obstructions
permit adequate clearance of air openings for
combustion air. See "Recessed and closet
on Panel C, for
minimum spacing requirements.
For ease of installation,
servicing (if ever needed), adequate
space should be provided around
NPT plugged tapping,
Pg. s accessible for test gauge connection,
must be installed immediately
of the gas supply connection to the dyer.
The dyer and its individual shutoff valve must
from the gas supply piping
system during any pressure testing of that
system at test pressures in excess of l/2 psig
The dyer 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 l/2 psig (3.45 kPa).