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BEFOREYOU BEGIN
Read these instructions
completely
and carefully.
•IMPORTANT
-Save _ese
instructions
for local inspector's
use.
.IMPORTANT
- Observe
all
goveming
codes
and ordinances.
, Note
to Installer
- Be sure to leave these
instructions
with
the customer.
• Note
to Customer
- Keep these
instructions
with your Use
and Care
Book for future reference.
• This dryer
must be exhausted
outdoors.
, Before
the old dryer
is removed
from
service
or discarded,
remove
the dryer
door.
• Service
information
and the wiring
diagram
are located
in
the control
console.
- 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:
_[kWARNING
• Use only rigid metal or flexible
metal
4-in. diameter
ductwork
for exhausting
to the outdoors.
Never
use plastic
or other
combustible,
easy-to-puncture
ductwork.
• This appliance
must be properly
grounded
and installed
as described
in these instructions.
• Do not install
or store appliance
in an area where
it
will be exposed
to water and/or
weather
• Install
the dryer
where
the temperature
is above
50°F
for satisfactory
operation
of the dryer control
system.
NOTE: instaUation
and service of this dryer
J
requires
basic mechanical
and electrical
skills.
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it is your responsibiliW
to contact
a qualified
installer
to make the electrical
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TOOLS YOU
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PHiLLiPS S CREWDRIVER
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MATERIALS YOU WiLL NEED
DiA. M ETAL D UCT
(RECOMMENDED) 4"DUCT
CLAMPS ( 2)
OR
4"SPRING
CLAMPS ( 2)
4"DIA.FLEXIBLE METAL DUCT_
(IFNEEDED)
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4"DIA. M ETAL
ELBOW
DUCT TAPE
EXHAUST H OOD SAFETY G LASSES
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3/4=_RELIEF
GLOVES ULRECOGNIZED
DRYER P OWER
CORD KIT
(NOT PROVIDED
WITH DRYER)
ULRATED 120/240V, 30A
WITH 3OR4 PRONGS.
iDENTIFY T HE PLUG TYPE
ASPER THE HOUSE
RECEPTACLE
BEFORE
PURCHASING
LINE CORD.
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Step 6
Step 7
Prepare the Area and Exhaust for Installation
of
New Dryer (see section 1).
Check and Ensure the Existing External Exhaust is
Clean (see section 1) and Meets Attached Installation
Specifications
(see section 3).
Remove the Foam Shipping Pads (see section 1).
Move the Dryer to the Desired Location.
Connect the Power Supply (see section 2).
Connect the External Exhaust (see section 4).
Level Your Dryer (see section 5).
Step 8
Step 9
Check the Operation
of the Power Supply
and Venting.
Place the Owners Manual and the Installation
Instructions
in a Location Where They Will Be
Noticed By the Owner.
For Alcove or Closet Installation,
see section 6.
For Bathroom
or Bedroom Installation,
see section 7.
For Mobile or Manufactured
Home see, section 8.
For side or bottom exhaust, see section 9.

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  • Page 1 ElectricDryer l __ 44 BEFOREYOU BEGIN FOR YOUR SAFETY: Read these instructions completely and carefully. _[kWARNING •IMPORTANT -Save _ese instructions for local inspector's use. • Use only rigid metal or flexible metal 4-in. diameter .IMPORTANT - Observe ductwork for exhausting to the outdoors.
  • Page 2 Installation instructions Minimum Clearance Other Than Alcove or Closet Installation Minimum clearance to combustible sm'faces and for air opening are: 0 in. clearance both sides and 1 in. rear. Consideration installation and service. PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION ELECTRICAL CONNECTION OF NEW DRYER iNFORMATiON WARNING - TO REDUCE...
  • Page 3: Exhaust Information

    instructions Installation 1. Turn off the circuit breaker (s) (30 amp) or remove the dryer's EXHAUST iNFORMATION circuit fuse at the electrical box. 2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall receptacle. WARNING- USE ONLY METAL 4-IN. DUCT. 3.
  • Page 4: Exhaust Connection

    Installation instructions EXHAUST CONNECTION STANDARD REAR EXHAUST {Vented above floor level) _WARNING - TO REDUCE RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: ELBOW HIGHLY RECOMMENDED • This dryer must be exhausted outdoors. • Use only metal duct. • Do not terminate _'xhaust in a chimney, any gas vent, under...
  • Page 5: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    installation instructions, indoor Exhausting USING FLEXIBLE METAL DUCTS [] ALCOVE OR CLOSET iNSTALLATiON If rigid all-metal duct cannot be used, then flexible all-metal ducting - If your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or can be used, but it will reduce the maximum recommended duct...
  • Page 6 installation instructions ADDING NEW DUCT FIXING HOLE WARNING- BEFORE PERFORMING PORTION " A" THIS EXHAUST INSTALLATION, BE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE DRYER FROM ITS ELECTRICAL SUPPLY. PROTECT YOUR HANDS AND ARMS FROM SHARP EDGES WHEN WORKING INSIDE THE CABINET. BE SURE TO WEAR GLOVES RIGHT OR LEFT S IDE EXHAUST...
  • Page 7 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.
  • Page 8 Notes...