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Gas Supply Requirements - Kenmore 24-inch wide laundry center washer-gas dryer Use And Care Manual

24-inch wide laundry center washer - gas dryer
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Explosion Hazard
Use a new AGA or CSA approved gas supply line.
Install a shut-off valve.
Securely tighten all gas connections.
If connected to LP, have a qualified person make
sure gas pressure does not exceed 13" (33 cm)
water column=
Examples of a qualified person include:
licensed heating personnel,
authorized gas company personnel, and
authorized service personnel.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
Gas Type
Natural Gas:
This laundry center is equipped for use with NATURAL GAS. It is
by CSA International for L.R (propane or butane)
gases with appropriate
Your laundry center must have the correct burner for the type
of gas in your home. Burner information
is located on the
rating plate in the door well of your dryer. If this information
does not agree with the type of gas available, contact your
local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
L.P=gas conversion:
must be made by a qualified technician.
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.
Gas Supply Line
_/2in. IPS pipe is recommended
3/8in. approved tubing is acceptable for lengths under 20 ft
(6.1 m) if local codes and gas supplier permit.
Lengths over 20 ft (6.1 m) should use larger tubing.
Must include _/8in. NPT plugged tapping, immediately
upstream of the gas supply connection to the dryer
(see illustration).
Gas supply line coupling must be 34 in. (86.4 cm) to 37 in.
(94 cm) from the floor.
Must include a shutoff valve:
An individual shutoff valve must be installed within six (6) feet
(1.8 m) of the laundry center in accordance
with the National
Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1. The location should be easy to
reach for opening and closing.
1. Gas shutoff valve
2. V8in. NPT plugged
3. _/2 in. NPT gas supply line
4. Gas supply line coupling 34 in, (86,4 cm) min.
to 37 in, (94 cm) max. from floor
If you are using natural gas, do not use copper tubing.
If your laundry center has been converted to use L.R gas, %
in. L.R compatible copper tubing can be used. If the total
length of the supply line is more than 20 ft (6.1 m), use larger
NOTE: Pipe joint compounds
that resist the action of L.R gas
must be used. Do not use TEFLON _ tape.
Dryer Gas Connection
This laundry center is equipped with its own permanent,
flexible gas connector, design-certified
by CSA International,
for connecting the laundry center to the gas supply line.
Flexible gas connector
Burner Input Requirements:
Elevations up to 10000 feet (3,048 meters):
The design of this laundry center is certified by CSA
International for use at altitudes up to 16,000 ft (3,048 m)
above sea level at the B.T.U. rating indicated on the model/
serial number plate. Burner input adjustments
are not
required when the dryer is operated up to this elevation.
Elevations above 10,000 feet (3,048 meters):
When installed above 1O,OO0ft (3,048 m) a 4% reduction of
the burner B.T.U. rating shown on the model/serial
plate is required for each 1,000 ft (365 m) increase in



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