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Venting Requirements; Install Leveling Legs - Kenmore 24-inch wide (61 cm) laundry center washer-gas dryer Use And Care Manual

24-1nch wide (61 cm) laundry center washer - gas dryer
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Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metaJ vent.
Do not use a pJaetic vent.
Do not use a metaJ foil vent.
Failure to follow these instructions
can result in
death or fire.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, this laundry center
MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
4 in. (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps must be
used. DURASAFE
TM
venting products are recommended
and are
available from your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
DURASAFE TMvent products can be purchased from your dealer.
For further information,
please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME
®
(1-800-469-4663}
or visit our Internet site at www.sears.com
The dryer exhaust must not be connected
into any gas vent,
chimney, wall, ceiling, or a concealed space of a building.
Do not use an exhaust hood with a magnetic latch.
Do not install flexible metal vent in enclosed walls, ceilings or
floors.
Use clamps to seal all joints. Exhaust vent must not be
connected or secured with screws or other fastening devices
which extend into the interior of the duct. Do not use duct
tape.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
Improper
venting
can cause moisture
and mintto collect
indoors,
which
may reeumt in:
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Moisture damage to woodwork,
furniture, paint, waN-
paper, carpets, etc.
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Housecleaning
problems and health problems.
Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use plastic or metal foil vent.
Rigid metal vent is recommended
to prevent crushing and
kinking.
Flexible metal vent must be fully extended and supported
when
the laundry center is in its final position. Remove excess flexible
metal vent to avoid sagging and kinking that may result in
reduced airflow.
An exhaust hood should cap the vent to prevent rodents and
insects from entering the home.
Exhaust hood must be at least 12 in. (30.5 cm) from the ground or
any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as
flowers, rocks or bushes, etc.).
If using an existing vent system, clean lint from the entire length
of the system and make sure exhaust hood is not plugged with
lint. Replace any plastic or metal foil vent with rigid metal or
flexible metal vent.
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Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
washer/dryer.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
To protect the floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from the
shipping carton. Gently place the laundry center on its side, on
the cardboard.
Install the rear leveling legs
1. Push legs into holes in rear corners until they snap into place.
2. Check adjustability
of rear legs by pushing in one leg. The
other leg should come out. Check both legs. If they do not
move freely, repeat step 1.
Install the front leveling legs
1. Examine the front leveling legs. Find the diamond marking.
2. Screw front legs by hand, into the holes in the triangular
braces in the front corners. Use wrench to finish turning the
legs until the diamond marking is no longer visible.
3. Carefully stand the laundry center upright.
For mobile home use
Laundry centers with gas dryers must be securely fastened to the
floor.
Mobile home installations require a Mobile Home Installation Kit.
See "Tools and Parts" section for ordering information.
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