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Gas Supply Requirements; Location - Frigidaire GCEH1642FS4 Installation Instructions Manual

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The laundry center may be exhausted four (4) ways with rear
flush installation:
1, Straight back
2. Down (8 inch [20.32 cm] length of 4 inch [10.16 cm]
rigid duct and 1 elbow down)
3. Left (8 inch [20.32 cm] length of 4 inch [10.16 cm]
rigid duct, 1 elbow down and 1 elbow left)
4. Right (8 inch [20.32 cm] length of 4 inch [10.16 cm]
rigid duct, 1 elbow down and 1 elbow right)
To exhaust up, add an 11 inch
(27.94 cm) length of standard 4
_
inch (10.16 cm) diameter duct
and a 90 ° elbow. The unit will be
positioned
about
4Y_ inches
(11.43 cm) away from the wall
(flush to wall exhausting may be
done by going below the dryer
_J
then sideways).
An exhaust hood positioned to
line up with the dryer exhaust can'--.
_
be installed directly through the
"
outside wall. To exhaust to the
side or down,
add an 8 inch
(20.32 cm) length of standard 4
inch (10.16 cm) diameter duct and
a 90 ° elbow.
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GAS SUPPLY
REQUIREMENTS
Installation
MUST conform
with local codes, or in the
absence of local codes, with the National Fuel Gas Code,
ANSI Z223.1 (latest edition) or in Canada, the current AN/
CGA B149.
The gas supply line should be of 1/2 inch (1.27 cm) pipe.
If codes allow, flexible metal tubing may be used to connect
your dryer to the gas supply line. The tubing
MUST be
constructed of stainless steel or plastic-coated brass.
The gas supply line MUST have an individual shutoff valve.
A 1/8 inch (0.32 cm) N. R T. plugged tapping, accessible
for test gage connection, MUST be installed immediately
upstream of the gas supply connection to the dryer.
The dryer and its individual
shutoff
valve MUST
be
disconnected from the gas supply piping system during
any pressure testing of the gas supply piping system at
test pressures equal to or less than 1/2 psig (3.45 kPa).
The dryer MUST be isolated from the gas supply piping
system by closing its individual manual shutoff valve during
any pressure testing of the gas supply piping system at
test pressures equal to or less than 1/2 psig (3.45 kPa).
LOCATION
OF YOUR
LAUNDRY
CENTER
DO NOT INSTALL YOUR LAUNDRY CENTER:
1. In an area exposed to dripping water or outside weather conditions.
2. in an area where it will come in contact with curtains or drapes.
3. On carpet. Floor MUSTbe solid with a maximum slope of 1 inch (2.54 cm).
4. On a pedestal. Excessivevibration can occur.
INSTALLATION IN RECESSOR CLOSET
1. A laundry center installed in a bedroom, bathroom, recess or closet, MUST be exhausted outdoors.
2. No other fuel burning appliance shall be installed in the same closet as the Gas laundry center.
3. Your laundry center needs the space around it for proper ventilation.
DO NOT INSTALL YOUR LAUNDRY CENTER IN A CLOSET WITH A SOLID DOOR.
4. A minimum of 120 square inches (774.2 square cm) of opening, equally divided at the top and bottom of the door, is
required. Air openings are required to be unobstructed when a door is installed. A Iouvered door with equivalent air
openings for the full length of the door is acceptable.
5. The following illustrations show minimum clearance dimensions and air openings for proper operation in a recess or closet
installation.
Closet
Door
--60
SQ. IN.
(387.1 SQ. CM)
--
60 SQ. IN.
(387.1 SQ. CM)
5
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