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Installation
GasDryeri
nstructions
I
45
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If yours
is a coin
operated
dryer:
a.
Post in a prominent
location
instructions
to be followed
in
the event
the user smells gas. The intbrmation
to be posted
shall be obtained
by consulting
with the local gas supplier.
b. Post this caution
in a prominent
location.
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FOR YOUR SAFETY
!1
Do not store or use gasoline
or other flammable
{I
vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any
other appliance.
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BEFOREYOU BEGIN
Read
these
instructions
completely
and carefully"
• IMPORTANT
- s_,,_ these
instructions
for local inspector's use.
• IMPORTANT
-,:'bser,
eaII
,(
- "_,- codes and ordinances.
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• Note to Installer
Be sure to leave these instructions
with
tile
custoIner
• Note to Customer
- Keep these instructions
with yore: tse
and Care Book fl_r f:utttre retk_rence.
• This dryer must be exhausted
to the outdoors.
• Betbre ihe old dryer is removed
from service or discarded,
remove
the dryer" door
• Service Information
and the wiring diagram are located in
the control console.
• Service of this dryer must be performed
by a qualified
installer, service agency, or the gas supplier.
• Do not allow children on or in the appliance. Close
supervision
of children is necessary when the appliance
is
used near children.
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,
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
_, WARNING
• [se o _lv rioid metal or flexible metal _-in. diameter
ductwork for exhausting to the outdoors. Ne_er use
plastic or other combustible
easy to-puncture
ductwork.
" This appliance
must be properly
gTounded and installed
as describe(] in these instructions.
• Do not install or store appliance
in an area where it
will be exposed to water and/or weather:
• The National Fuel Gas Code restricts installations
of
gas appliances
in garages. They nmst be 18 in. off the
ground and protected
by a barrier from vehicles.
• Install the dryer where the temperature
is above 50°F
lot satisfactory operation
of the dryer control system.
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In the state of Massachusetts
Installation must be performed by a qualified or
licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or
licensed by the state.
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
10" ADJUSTABLEWRENCHES (2)
8" PIPE WRENCH
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Step !
Step 2
Step
3
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
FLAT B LADE SCREWDRIVER
_.'_,.
_.
LEVEL
Step 4
Step 5
Step ti
Step 7
(onm:_:ltEeGas"
_ " ' .....
_>u[piy
se< section::'
andche(k
for leaks see s_'ction 4:,
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4"DIA. METAL ELBOW
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
)
4" DIA.METALDUCT
DUCT
(RECOMMENDED) CLAMPS (2)
Of-
PIPE C OMPOUND
4" DIA.FLEXIBLE METALDUCT
(IF NEEDED)
FLEXIBLE GASLiNECONNECTOR
GLOVES
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR LEAK DETECTION
Verify Your Gas Installation
(see section
2).
Prepare
the Area
and Exhaust
tbr Installation
of
New' Dryer
(see section
1).
Check
and Insure
tile Existing
External
Exhaust
is
Clean
(see section
1) and Meets
Attached
Installation
Specifications.(see
section
6)
Rem,_ve
the Foam
Shipping
Pads (so,,, see*don 1).
Move
the Dryer
to the Desired
kocatio!>
[,e_ el _)ur
15r_er (see section
8}.
EXHAUST
HOOD
SAFET"/GLASSES DUCT T APE
Fo_ :\icoxe
or Closet
[nstaitati(m
see section
9.
For Bathroom
or Bedroom
b'_,4ailation
see s_:ction
t0.
For Mobile
_)_ Mantfl'acmred
}[ome
see secticm
11.
I
Step 8
Connect the External Exhaust (see section 7).
Step9
"
_
"
_"
-
""
-"
'
Connect the ! ovver 5upplx. ksee sectum .),.
Step t i) Check the Operation
ottl:{e Power Suppl'y, (;as
Connections
and Venti_ ,-
Step 1I Place the ()whets Manual and the Installation
Insiructions
in a t,ocation
Where They Will Be
Nt__ticed B? the ()_ler.

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  • Page 1 Installation GasDryeri nstructions If yours is a coin operated dryer: FOR YOUR SAFETY Post in a prominent location instructions to be followed Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable the event the user smells gas. The intbrmation to be posted vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any shall be obtained by consulting...
  • Page 2 Installation Instructions I IIN Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are: 0 in. clearance both sides and ! in. rear. Consideration Minimum Clearance Other Than Alcove or Closet Installation must be Nven to provide adequate clearance for proper operation and service. Iml.
  • Page 3 Installation Instructions i, i i RECONNECTING APPLY P IPE COMPOUND ADAPTER TOALLMALE THREADS. 1/8"NPT PIPE PLUG FOR NEWMETAL FLEXIBLE GAS INLET PRESSURE LINECONNECTOR SHUT-OFF ADAPTER VALVE ELBOW PIPE SIZE ITEMSNOT SUPPLIED ATLEAST 1/2" TIGHTEN A LLCONNECTIONS USING TWO ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES. DONOT OVERTORQUE GASCONNECTIONS! LEAK TEST...
  • Page 4: Electrical Requirements

    Installation Instructions ,.|= EXHAUST INFORMATION ELECTRICAL CONNECTION INFORMATION WARNING- USE ONLY METAL 4-IN. DUCT. WARNING- TO REDUCE THE RISK DO NOT USE DUCT LONGER THAN SPECIFIED FIRE, ELECrRICAL SHOCK, PERSONAL IN THE EXHAUST LENGTH TABLE. INJURY: Exhaust longer than specified wilt: •...
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions EXHAUST CONNECTION ,_WARNING - TO REDUCE RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: • This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. FOR STRAIGHT • Use only metal duct. LINE INSTALLATION, • Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, any gas vent, CONNECT THE under...
  • Page 6: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    Installation Instructions USING FLEXIBLE METAL DUCTS ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION If rig4d all-metal duct cannot he used, then flexible albmetal • If your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove venting can be used, but it will reduce the maximum closet, it will be stated on a label on the dryer back.
  • Page 7 Installation Instructions 1,1,1 DRYER EXHAUST TO LEFT OR ADDING NEW DUCT BOTTOM OF CABINET FIXING HOLE PORTION "A" i ... " WARNING- PROTECT YOUR HANDS AND ARMS FROM SHARP EDGES WHEN WORKING INSIDE CABINET. LEFT SIDE REMOVE EXHAUST SCREW Reconnect the cut portion (A) of the duct to the blower ANDSAVE.
  • Page 8 Installation Instructions CHANGING DIRECTION ADDING ELBOW FOR EXHAUST DOOR OPENING THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET 1. Open the door and remove the filler plugs opposite the • Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect it to hinges. With the door completely open, remove the the dryer internal duct.