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Kenmore 79679272010 Installation Instructions

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REMOVEPACKING MATERIAL
Cut the straps on the carton and lift the carton off the dryer.
Remove
the dryer from the carton base.
Check the dryer drum for all of the components
shown here.
Literature
Pack
Drying Rack
(Not on all models)
CHECKAND CONNECTVENTING
.
Check the length of the exhaust vent. It MUST NOT be longer than the
lengths shown in the chart below. If it is too long, have it repaired or
vented elsewhere.
2. Connect the dryer exhaust to the home exhaust system with rigid or
semi-rigid
metal duct. DO NOT USE vinyl or foil duct for connecting
the dryer. Make the transition as short as possible for best results.
3. Check the exhaust
hood on the outside
wall. Make sure it is not
damaged and that it is clear of lint buildup. Make sure the damper is
working properly.
4. Check the exhaust for lint buildup or damage. Make sure the duct is
clean and in good condition.
5. Use care when positioning
the dryer in its final location.
Check the
transition duct to make sure it is not crushed or kinked.
Wall Cap Type
Recommended
(10.2
cm)
(10.2 cm)
Number of
90i Elbows
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1
2
3
4
Max. Length of 4-In. Dia.
Rigid Metal Duct
6,5 ft. (19.8 m)
5,5 ft. (16.8 m)
47 ft. (13.7 m)
36 ft. (11.0 m)
28 ft. (8.,5 m)
Only for Short-Run
Installations
(6.35
cm)
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1
2
3
4
5,5 ft. (16.8 m)
47 ft. (13.7 m)
41 ft. (12.,5 m)
30 ft. (9.1 m)
22 ft. (6.7 m)
CONNECT POWER CORD
For gas dryers only.
For electric dryers proceed to step #3b on the right.
Plug the dryer into a 120 VAC, 60Hz
grounded
3-prong
outlet.
For electric dryers only.
For gas dryers proceed to step #3a on the left.
FOUR-WIRE
POWER
CORD CONNECTION
(REQUIRED in all new construction after Jan 1, 1996)
\
Block
,-'- UL-Listed
Strain Relief
_
UL_tcI4Wire
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Remove the terminal
block access cover on the upper back of the
dryer. Install a UL-listed
strain relief into the power
cord through-hole.
Then insert a UL-listed,
30 A, 240 V, 4-wire, #10
AWG (minimum)
copper conductor
power cord through the strain
relief.
Hot
_
Neutral
Transfer
the Dryer's
ground wire (white) from behind the green
ground screw to the center screw of the terminal block. Attach the
two hot leads of the power cord to the outer terminal
block screws.
Attach the center lead of the power cord to the center terminal
block screw. Attach the power cord green ground wire to the green
ground screw.
Tighten
all screws securely,
then tighten the strain relief and
reattach the terminal block cover
THREE-WIRE
POWER CORD CONNECTION
(NOT permitted in new construction after Jan 1, 1996)
Remove the terminal
block access cover on the upper back of the
dryer. Install a UL-listed
strain relief into the power cord
through-hole.
Then insert a UL-listed,
30 A, 240 V, 3-wire, #10
AWG (minimum)
copper conductor
power cord through the strain
relief.
Hot
_
Neutral
(Black)
Ground Screw
I//lll
White wire from
dryer harness
Attach the two hot leads of the power cord to the outer terminal
block screws. Attach the center lead of the power cord to the center
terminal
block screw. Connect
the external ground (if allowed by
local codes) to the green ground screw.
Tighten
all screws securely,
then tighten the strain relief and
reattach the terminal block cover.
Connect
power cord to the matching
receptacle
in the laundry
room.
CONNECT GAS SUPPLY
For gas models only.
1. Connect the dryer to your laundry room's gas supply using a new
flexible stainless
steel connector
with a 3/8"NPT fitting. Never reuse
an old flex connector.
2. Securely
tighten all connections
between the dryer and the laundry
room's gas supply. Turn on the gas supply and check all
connections
for leaks with a non-corrosive
leak detection fluid.
3/8" NPT Gas
1/8" NPT Pipe Plug
Connection
AGA/CSA-Certified
Gas Supply
Stainless Steel
Shutoff Valve
Flexible Connector
LEVELTHE DRYER
Once the dryer is in its final position, adjust the dryer feet to level the
machine
using a level for accuracy.
Use an adjustable
wrench to turn the leveling feet.
Turn clockwise
to raise the dryer and counterclockwise
to lower the
dryer. Use a level to check both directions.
NOTE: Check for proper foot adjustment
by rocking the dryer
diagonally
each direction.
Adjust the feet again if necessary.
Do not extend the feet farther than necessary
to level the dryer.
HEATER CHECK
Perform the following
steps to check heater
operation
after removing the literature
pack and any
other objects from the drum.
1. Close the door and press the POWER
button to turn on the
controls.
2. Rotate the CYCLE
SELECTOR
KNOB to select a heated cycle,
such as NORMAL.
3. Press the START/PAUSE
button to start the cycle. After
approximately
one minute, open the door and check for heat. If
no heat is felt after approximately
2 minutes, consult the
troubleshooting
section of the owner's
manual.
FINALCHECKS
Use the following
checklist
to make sure you have
completed
all of the installation
steps.
INSTALLATION STEP
1 -- REMOVE PACKING MATERIAL
2 -- CHECK AND CONNECT VENTING
3 -- CONNECT POWER CORD
4 -- CONNECTGAS SUPPLY(For gas models only)
5 -- LEVEL THE DRYER
6 -- HEATER CHECK
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Hinge Screw
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Steam
Water
Feeder
ONLY
For accessory
installation
instructions,
consult the installation
instructions
included with each accessory.
LP CONVERSION
KIT - 4948EL4002C
SIDE VENT KIT - D26 49670
* Test for proper operation
by running the dryer through a complete
cycle.
* Please consult your owner's
manual for complete
details.
P/No.:MHK61888712

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  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 79679272010

  • Page 1 CONNECT GAS SUPPLY REMOVEPACKING MATERIAL For electric dryers only. For gas dryers proceed to step #3a on the left. For gas models only. 1. Connect the dryer to your laundry room's gas supply using a new Cut the straps on the carton and lift the carton off the dryer. FOUR-WIRE POWER CORD CONNECTION...
  • Page 2 CONECTAR EL SUMINISTRO DE GAS RETIRARELMATERIALDE EMBALAJE $61o para secadoras a gas. Para las secadoras a gas, continOe con el paso $61o para los modelos a gas. #3a a la izquierda © Corte las cintas que rodean el cart6n y levante el cart6n de la 1.

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