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Venting Requirements - Kenmore 110.C9787 Series Use & Care Manual

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Must include a shutoff valve:
An individual manual shutoff valve must be installed in
accordance with the B149.1, Natural Gas and Propane
Installation Code. It is recommended that an individual
manual shutoff valve be installed within six (6) feet (1.8 m) of
the dryer and the location be easy to reach for opening and
³⁄₈ "
flexible gas connector
" pipe to flare adapter fitting
" NPT minimum plugged tapping
D. ½" NPT gas supply line
E. Gas shutoff valve
Gas supply connection requirements
Use an elbow and a ³⁄₈" flare x ³⁄₈" NPT adapter fitting
between the flexible gas connector and the dryer gas pipe, as
needed to avoid kinking.
Use only pipe-joint compound. Do not use TEFLON
This dryer must be connected to the gas supply line with a
listed flexible gas connector that complies with the standard
for connectors for gas appliances, CSA 6.10.
Burner input requirements
Elevations above 10,000 ft (3,048 m):
When installed above 10,000 ft (3,048 m) a 4% reduction of
the burner Btu rating shown on the model/serial number plate
is required for each 1,000 ft (305 m) increase in elevation.
Gas supply pressure testing
The dryer must be disconnected from the gas supply piping
system during pressure testing at pressures greater than
½ psi.
Dryer gas pipe
The gas pipe that comes out through the rear of your dryer
has a ³⁄₈" male pipe thread.
(15.9 cm)
A. ½" NPT gas supply line
B. ³⁄₈" NPT dryer pipe
*NOTE: If the dryer is mounted on a pedestal, the gas pipe height
must be an additional 10" (25.4 cm) or 15.5" (39.4 cm) from the
floor, depending on the pedestal model. For a garage
installation, the gas pipe height must be an additional
18" (46 cm) from the floor.
®TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.
(3.8 cm)
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
The dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent,
chimney, wall, ceiling or a concealed space of a building.
If using an existing vent system
Clean lint from the entire length of the system and make sure
exhaust hood is not plugged with lint.
Replace any plastic or metal foil vent with rigid or flexible
heavy metal vent.
Review Vent system chart. Modify existing vent system if
necessary to achieve the best drying performance.
If this is a new vent system
Vent material
Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use plastic or metal foil vent.
4" (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps must be
used. DURASAFE™ venting products are recommended.
DURASAFE™ vent products can be purchased from your
dealer. For further information, please call
1-800-4-MY-HOME or
Rigid metal vent
For best drying performance, rigid metal vents are
Rigid metal vent is recommended to avoid crushing and
Flexible metal vent
Flexible metal vents are acceptable only if accessible for

Venting Requirements

Fire Hazard
To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE
10.2 cm
4" (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent
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