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Gas Supply Requirements - KitchenAid Gaz dryer 3395322 Installation Instructions

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Before you start...
Fire Hazard
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.
- WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
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Do Not try to light any appliance.
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Do Not touch any electrical
switch;
Do Not
use any phone in your building.
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Clear the room, building
or area of all
occupants.
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Immediately
call your gas supplier
from a
neighbor's
phone. Follow the gas supplier's
instructions.
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If you cannot
reach your gas supplier,
call
the fire department.
- Never install dryer up against
draperies
or
curtains
or on carpet.
- Keep any and all items from falling or
collecting
behind the dryer.
Installation
and service
must be performed
by
a qualified
installer,
service
agency
or the gas
supplier.
You need these tools to install your gas
dyer. Get them together in one place to
keep track of them.
Check the spot where you're going to
install the dyer... proper installation is your
responsibility.
The dyer must not be
installed or stored in an area where it will
be exposed to water and/or weather.
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Make sure you have everything
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necessarv for nrooer installation.
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Code requirements:
Some codes keep from or
limit installation of clothes dyers in garages,
closets, mobile homes and sleeping quarters.
(Check with your local building inspector.)
Fire Hazard
If you install the dryer in a garage, carport,
or
areas near vehicles
where fumes from gasoline
or other flammable
materials
may be present,
the vapors
may be heavier than air and remain
near floor. Place dryer a minimum
of 18 inches
above floor. Check with your building
inspector
regarding
requirements
for this installation.
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Failure to follow these instructions
could result
in fire or explosion.
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Important:
Observe
all governing
codes and
ordinances.
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Utilities:
Proper gas and electric supply
connections
should be available.
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Exhaust
requirements:
A four-inch metal exhaust
duct is required.
LOCATION
S DRY co"er.arl
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Size: Must be large enough to fully open dyer
door. For recessed or closet installation spacing,
see back cover.
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Support:
The floor must be able to support the
appliance weight of 175 pounds.
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Level floor:
Maximum floor slope under dryer -
1 inch.
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Protection
from the weather:
Proper operation of
dryer cycles requires temperatures
above 45"F., or
the dyer may not shut off when automatic cycles
are used.
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This appliance
is suitable
for mobile home
installations.
The installation
of the dryer must
conform
to the Manufactured
Home
Construction
and Safety Standard,
Title 24 CFR,
Part 3280 (formerly
the Federal Standard
for
Mobile Home Construction
and Safety, Title 24,
HUD, Part 280).
For mobile home use, this appliance MUST be
fastened to the floor and MUST be exhausted to the
outside. Order Mobile Home Installation Kit No.
346765 from your KitchenAid dealer.
Kit includes the
necessary fastening hardware and Installation
Instructions.
Exhaust system hardware is also
available through your dealer.
This installation must conform with American
National Standard, National Fuel Gas Code ANSI
2223.1 -
latest edition, and all local codes and
ordinances.
Input ratings shown on the serial/rating
plate are for
elevations up to 2,000 feet. For elevations above
2,000 feet, ratings are reduced at a rate of 4% for
each 1,000 feet of sea level.
Gas supply
requirements
Fire Hazard
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This dryer must be connected
to a regulated
gas supply.
Failure to do so could cause
high-pressure
gas release, resulting
in a fire
or explosion.
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Have the L.P. gas checked
by a qualified
person before installing
the dryer.
The L.P.
gas supply
must not exceed a pressure
of
13" water column.
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New flexible
tubing
should be used.
Reusing
old flexible
tubing
might result in possible
leaks or fire hazard.
Failure to follow these instructions
may result
in fire or explosion.
OBSERVE
ALL GOVERNING
CODES
AND
ORDINANCES.
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First make certain that this dryer is
equipped with the correct burner for the
, particular type of gas in the home. Burner
information will be found on the
serial/rating
plate in door well of the appliance.
If this information does not agree with the type of gas
available, see your dealer.
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This is equipped for use with NATURAL
GAS. It is certified by A.G.A. for
* manufactured
and L.P. (propane or butane)
gases with appropriate
conversion.
No attempt shall
be made to convert the appliance from the gas
specified on the serial/rating
plate for use with a
different gas without consulting the serving gas
supplier. Conversion
must be done by a qualified
service technician.
Gas conversion
kit part
numbers
are listed on the gas valve burner base.
Provide a rigid gas supply
line to the dryer location.
When rigid pipe is used it should be l/2 inch IPS.
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When acceptable to ,?,e gas supplier, 3/8-
, inch approved tubing may be used for
lengths under 20 feet. For lengths over 20
feet, larger tubing should be used. Pipe-joint
compounds resistant to the action of LP gas must be
used.
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The supply line shall be equipped with a
shutoff valve. This valve should be located
* in the same room as the dryer and should
be in a location that allows ease of opening
and closing. Do Not block access to shutoff valve.
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If the dryer is installed in a confined area
such as a bedroom, bathroom or closet,
provision must be made for enough air for
combustion and ventilation.
(Check governing
codes
and ordinances.)
Also refer to the "Recessed
and
closet installation instructions"
on the back cover.
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If local codes permit, it is recommended
that new flexible metal tubing, design
certified by the American Gas Association,
be used
for connecting the appliance to the gas supply line.
(The gas pipe which extends through the lower rear
of the appliance has 3/8-inch male pipe thread.)
If rigid pipe is used as a gas
If rigid pipe is used as a gas
supply line, a combination
of pipe
supply line, a combination
of pipe
fittings must be used to obtain an in-line
fittings must be used to obtain an in-line
connection to the dyer.
connection to the dyer.
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s Make sure that lower edges of the cabinet,
plus the back and bottom sides of the dyer
are free of obstructions
to permit adequate clearance
of air openings for combustion
air. See "Recessed
and closet installation instructions,"
on the back
cover, for minimum spacing requirements.
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For ease of installation, operating and
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servicing (if ever needed), adequate space
should be provided around the dyer.
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A l/8-inch
NPT plugged tapping,
accessible for test gauge connection,
must
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be installed immediately
upstream of the
gas supply connection to the dryer.
The dyer and its individual shutoff valve must be
disconnected
from the gas supply piping system
during any pressure testing of that system.
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The dyer shutoff valve and wiring diagram
are located behind the front panel. These
. items should
only be accessed
by a
qualified
service
technician
as follows:
Electrical
Shock Hazard
Disconnect
from electrical
supply
before
removing
front panel.
Do not operate
dryer without
panel secured
in
place.
Failure to follow these instructions
could result
in electrical
shock or death.
1. Remove lint screen and set aside.
2. Remove two screws from lint screen area.
3. Raise top by pulling forward and up at each front
corner (top is hinged at rear).
4. Remove two internal screws from upper front
panel flanges and lift panel off lower clips.
5. Remove door switch leads, if necessary,
and set
panel aside.
6. Reassemble
in reverse order.
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