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Install Leveling Legs; Level Dryer; Make Gas Connection; Connect Vent - Kenmore 110.C9787 Series Use & Care Manual

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Install Leveling Legs

Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install dryer.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
1. To protect the floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from
the dryer carton. Place cardboard under the entire back edge
of the dryer.
2. Firmly grasp the body of the dryer (not the console panel).
Gently lay the dryer on the cardboard. See illustration.
3. Examine the leveling legs. Find the diamond marking.
4. Screw the legs into the leg holes by hand. Use a wrench to
finish turning the legs until the diamond marking is no longer
5. Place a carton corner post from dryer packaging under each
of the 2 dryer back corners. Stand the dryer up. Slide the
dryer on the corner posts until it is close to its final location.
Leave enough room to connect the exhaust vent or gas line.
For mobile home use
Gas dryers must be securely fastened to the floor at the time of
Mobile home installations require a Mobile Home Installation Kit.
For more information, please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME

Level Dryer

Check the levelness of the dryer. Check levelness first
side to side, then front to back.
If the dryer is not level, prop up the dryer using a wood block.
Use a wrench to adjust the legs up or down and check again for
1. Remove the red cap from the gas pipe.
2. Using a wrench to tighten, connect the gas supply to the
dryer. Use pipe-joint compound on the threads of all non-
flared male fittings. If flexible metal tubing is used, be sure
there are no kinks.
NOTE: For LP gas connections, you must use pipe-joint
compound resistant to the action of LP gas. Do not use
A combination of pipe fittings must be used to connect the
dryer to the existing gas line. Shown is a recommended
connection. Your connection may be different, according to
the supply line type, size and location.
3. Open the shutoff valve in the supply line. The valve is open
when the handle is parallel to the gas pipe.
4. Test all connections by brushing on an approved
noncorrosive leak-detection solution. Bubbles will show a
leak. Correct any leak found.
1. Using a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp, connect vent to exhaust outlet in
dryer. If connecting to existing vent, make sure the vent is
clean. The dryer vent must fit over the dryer exhaust outlet
and inside the exhaust hood. Check that the vent is secured
to exhaust hood with a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp.
2. Move dryer into its final location. Do not crush or kink vent.
3. (On gas models) Check that there are no kinks in the flexible
gas line.
4. Once the exhaust vent connection is made, remove the
corner posts and cardboard.
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Make Gas Connection

A. Flared male fitting
B. Non-flared male fitting
" flexible gas connector
B. ³⁄₈ " dryer pipe
C. ³⁄₈ " to ³⁄₈ " pipe elbow
D. ³⁄₈ " pipe-to-flare adapter fitting
A. Closed valve
B. Open valve

Connect Vent



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