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Table of Contents
Important Safety Instructions ................................................
2
Pre-installation Requirements ................................................
2
Installation Requirements ..................................................
3-7
Installed Dimensions .............................................................
8
Installation Instructions ...................................................
9-13
Reversing door ..............................................................
14-15
Accessories/Replacement parts ............................................
16
Espaho{...............................................................................
17
Important
Safety
Instructions
For your safety the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to
prevent property damage, personal injury or loss of life. Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in
the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Recognize
safety symbols, words
and labels
Safety items throughout this manua{ are labe{ed with a
WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk type as described:
This symbol alerts you to situations that
may cause serious body harm, death or property damage.
_This
symbol alerts you to situations that may
cause bodily injury or property damage.
- RISK OF FIRE - Read all of the following instructions before installing and using this appliance:
• Destroy the carton and plastic bags after the dryer is unpacked. Children might use them for play. Cartons covered with
rugs, bedspreads, or plastic sheets can become airtight chambers causing suffocation. Place all materials in a garbage
container or make materials inaccessible to children.
Clothes dryer installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.
Install the clothes dryer according to the manufacturer's instructions and local codes.
The electrical service to the dryer must conform with local codes and ordinances and the latest edition of the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA70, or in Canada, the Canadian electrical code C22.1 part 1.
The gas service to the dryer must conform with local codes and ordinances and the latest edition of the National Fuel Gas
Code ANSI Z223.1, or in Canada, CAN/ACG B149.1-2000.
The dryer is designed under ANSI Z 21.5.1 or ANSI/UL 2158 - CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 112 (latest editions) for HOME USE
only. This dryer is not recommended for commercial applications such as restaurants, beauty salons, etc.
Do not install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic venting material. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be eas-
ily crushed and trap lint. These conditions will obstruct clothes dryer airflow and increase the risk of fire.
The instructions in this manual and all other literature included with this dryer are not meant to cover every possible
condition and situation that may occur. Good safe practice and caution MUST be applied when installing, operating and
maintaining any appliance.
WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building.
Clear the room, building or area of all occupants.
Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's instructions.
If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
Save these instructions
for future
reference.
Pre-lnstallation
Requirements
Tools and materials
needed for installation:
• Adjustable pliers
Phillips, straight, & square bit screw-
drivers
Adjustable wrench
Pipe wrench for gas supply (gas dryer)
LP-resistant thread tape (for natural
gas or LP supply, gas dryer)
Carpenter's level
External vent hood
4-inch (10.2 cm), rigid metal or semi-
rigid metal exhaust duct work
3-wire or 4-wire 240 volt cord kit
(electric dryer)
4 in. (10.2 cm) clamp
Gas line shutoff valve (gas dryer)
1/2NPT union flare adapters (x2) and
flexible gas supply line (gas dryer)
Metal foil tape (not duct tape)

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