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INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
CONNECTING GAS DRYERS
,WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using this
appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:
• Gas supply requirements:
As shipped from the factory, this dryer is
configured
for use with natural gas. It can be
converted
for use with LP (Liquefied
Propane)
gas. Gas pressure must not exceed
13 in.
water column.
• A qualified
service or gas company
technician
must connect the dryer to the gas service.
Failure to do so can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• Isolate
the dryer from the gas supply system
by closing its individual
manual shutoff valve
during any pressure testing of the gas supply.
Failure to do so can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• Supply line requirements:
Your laundry room must have a rigid gas
supply line to your dryer. In the United States,
an individual
manual shutoff valve MUST be
installed
within at least 6 ft. (1.8 m) of the dryer,
in accordance
with the National
Fuel Gas Code
ANSI Z223.1 or Canadian
gas installation
code
CSA B149.1. A 1/8-in. NPT pipe plug must
be installed.
Failure to do so can result in fire,
explosion,
or death.
• If using a rigid pipe, the rigid pipe should be
1/2-in. IPS. If acceptable
under local codes
and ordinances
and when acceptable
to your
gas supplier, 3/8-in. approved
tubing may be
used where lengths are less than 20 ft. (6.1
m). Larger tubing should be used for lengths
in excess of 20 ft. (6.1 m). Failure to do so can
result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• Connect
the dryer to the type of gas shown on
the nameplate.
Failure to do so can result in fire,
explosion,
or death.
• To prevent
contamination
of the gas valve,
purge
the gas supply
of air and sediment
before
connecting
the gas supply
to the dryer.
Before
tightening
the connection
between
the
gas supply
and the dryer, purge
remaining
air
until the odor of gas is detected.
Failure to do
so can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• DO NOT use an open flame to inspect
for gas
leaks. Use a noncorrosive
leak-detection
fluid.
Failure to do so can result in fire, explosion,
or
death.
• Use only a new AGA- or CSA-certified
gas
supply line with flexible stainless
steel
connectors.
Failure to do so can result in fire,
explosion,
or death.
• Securely
tighten
all gas connections.
Failure to
do so can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• Use Teflon ® tape or a pipe-joint
compound
that
is insoluble
in Liquefied
Petroleum
(LP) gas on
all pipe threads.
Failure to do so can result in fire,
explosion,
or death.
• DO NOT attempt
any disassembly
of the dryer;
any disassembly
requires the attention
and
tools of an authorized
and qualified service
person
or company.
Failure to do so can result
in fire, explosion,
or death.
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Electrical Re#uirements
for Gas MOdelS Only
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"- To reduce
the risk of fire, electric
shock,
or injury to persons
when using this
appliance,
follow
basic precautions,
including
the following:
• Do not, under any circumstances,
cut or
remove the third (ground) prong from the power
cord. Failure to follow this warning
can result in
fire, explosion,
or death.
• For personal
safety,
this dryer
must be properly
grounded.
Failure to follow this warning
can result
in fire, explosion,
or death.
• The power
cord of this dryer is equipped
with
a 3-prong
(grounding)
plug which
mates with
a standard
3-prong
(grounding)
wall outlet
to minimize
the possibility
of electric shock
hazard from this appliance,
Failure to follow this
warning can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• This dryer must be plugged
into a
120-VAC,
60-Hz.
grounded
outlet protected
by
a 15-ampere
fuse or circuit breaker. It is also
recommended
that a separate
circuit serving
only this dryer be provided.
Failure to follow this
warning can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• Where
a standard
2-prong
wall outlet
is
encountered,
it is your personal
responsibility
and obligation
to have it replaced with a
properly grounded
3-prong wall outlet. Failure
to follow this warning can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
CONNECTING GAS DRYERS
(cont.)
,WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using this
appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:
• Installation and service must be performed
by a qualified installer, service agency, or the
gas supplier. Failure to do so can result in fire,
explosion, or death.
• Use only a new stainless
steel flexible
connector
and a new AGA-certified
connector.
Failure to do so can result in fire,
explosion, or death.
• A gas shutoff valve must be installed
within
6 ft. (1.8 m) of the dryer. Failure to do so can
result in fire, explosion, or death.
• The dryer is configured
for Natural Gas when
shipped from the factory.
Make sure that the
dryer is equipped
with the correct
burner
nozzle for the type of gas being used (Natural
Gas or Liquefied
Petroleum).
Failure to do so
can result in fire, explosion, or death.
• If necessary, the correct nozzle (for the LP
nozzle kit order part number 4948EL4002B)
should be installed by a qualified technician
and the change should be noted on the dryer.
Failure to do so can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
• All connections
must be in accordance
with
local codes and regulations.
Failure to do so
can result in fire, explosion, or death.
• Gas dryers MUST exhaust to the outdoors.
Failure to do so can result in fire, explosion,
or death.
Connecting
t#e Gas Supply
_t
Make
sure that the gas supply
to the laundry
room
is turned
OFF. Confirm
that the type
of gas available
in your laundry
room is
appropriate
for the dryer. The dryer
is
prepared
for Natural
Gas with a 3/8-in.
NPT
gas connection.
_1 Remove
the shipping
cap from the gas
connection
at the back of the dryer. Be
careful
not to damage
the threads
of the gas
connector
when removing
the shipping
cap.
O
Connect
the dryer to your
laundry
room's
gas
supply
using a new flexible
stainless
steel
connector
with a 3/8-in.
NPT fitting.
_1
Securely
tighten
all connections
between
the
dryer and your laundry
room's
gas supply.
Turn on your laundry
room's
gas supply
and
check
all pipe connections
(both internal
and
external)
for gas leaks with a noncorrosive
leak-detection
fluid.
Electrical
Connection
Plug dryer
into a
120-VAC,
60-Hz.
grounded
3-prong
outlet.
1/8" NPT Pipe
3/8" NPT Gas
Plug
Connection
Supply
Shutoff Valve
AGA/CSA-Certified
Stainless Steel
Hig#-Altitude
Installations
The BTU rating of this dryer is AGA-certified
for
elevations
below
10,000 feet.
If your gas dryer is being installed at an elevation
above 10,000 feet, it must be derated by a
qualified technician or gas supplier.

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