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Installation
Instructions
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions completely and
Save these instructions
for local inspector's use.
Observe all governing
codes and ordinances.
Be sure to leave these
instructions with the customer.
instructions with your Owner's Manual for
future reference.
• Before the old dryer is removed from
service or discarded, remove the dryer
door.
• Inspect the dryer exhaust outlet and
straighten the outlet walls if they are bent.
• Service
information
diagram are located in the control console.
• Do not allow children on or in the appliance.
Close supervision of children is necessary
when the appliance is used near children.
• Install the dryer where the temperature is
above 50°F for satisfactory operation of
the dryer control system.
• Product failure due to improper installation
is not covered under the Warranty.
TOOLS YOU WILL
NEED
(x2)
10" ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES
8" PIPE WRENCH
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
• To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow all installation instructions.
• Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions and in accordance with local
codes. In the absence of local codes, installation must comply with National Fuel Gas
Code, ANSIZ223.1/NFPA 54 or the Canadian Natural Gas and Propane Installation
Code, CSA B149.1.
• California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.
This act requires the governor of California to publish a list of substances known to
the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm and requires
businesses to warn customers of potential exposure to such substances. Gas
appliances can cause minor exposure to four of these substances, namely benzene,
Keep
these
carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and soot, caused primarily by the incomplete
combustion of natural gas or LP fuels. Properly adjusted dryers will minimize
incomplete combustion. Exposure to these substances can be minimized further by
properly venting the dryer to the outdoors.
• This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes dryer to the outdoors.
• DO NOT
(semi-rigid or foil-type) duct is installed, it must be UL listed and installed in accordance
with the instructions found in "Connecting The Dryer To House Vent" on page 6 of this
manual. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily crushed, and trap
and
the
wiring
• Do not install or store this appliance in any location where it could be exposed to
water and or weather.
• Save these instructions. (Installers: Be sure to leave these instructions with the
customer).
In the state of Massachusetts:
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)
LEVEL
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED.)
WARNING
RISK OF FIRE
M ATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIAM METAL ELBOW
4" DUCT CLAMPS
OR
4" SPRING CLAMPS
234D2217P001

Gas Dryer

01
PIPE
EXHAUST HOOD
COMPOUND
(x2)
DUCT TAPE
(x2)
FLEXIBLE GAS LINE CONNECTOR
31-16735 10-13 GE
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR LEAK DETECTION
SAFETY GLASSES
GLOVES

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  • Page 1: Gas Dryer

    Installation Gas Dryer Instructions BEFORE YOU BEGIN WARNING RISK OF FIRE Read these instructions completely and • To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow all installation instructions. • Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions and in accordance with local •...
  • Page 2: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are: 0 in. clearance both sides and 1 in. rear. Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service. GAS REQUIREMENTS PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION OF WARNING NEW DRYER •...
  • Page 3 Installation Instructions RECONNECTING GAS Listed connector ANSI Z21.24 / CSA 6.10 FLARE 1/8" NPT PIPE PLUG FOR CHECKING GAS INLET PRESSURE 3/8" NPT PIPE SIZE AT LEAST 1/2" Note: only on the original installation and are not to be reused end of adaptor free of grease, oil and thread sealant.
  • Page 4: Electrical Connection

    Installation Instructions ELECTRICAL CONNECTION INFORMATION IN CANADA AND IN THE TO REDUCE THE AND PERSONAL INJURY: • Increase the drying times and the energy cost. • • Reduce the dryer life. Dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance YOUR with local codes and ordinances, or in the absence RESPONSIBILITY of local codes, in accordance with the NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, ANSI/NFPA NO.
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions STANDARD REAR EXHAUST (Vented above floor level) TO REDUCE THE ELBOW HIGHLY RECOMMENDED RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: • This clothes dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. • We recommend that you install your dryer before installing your washer.
  • Page 6 • Provide an opening with a free area of at least 25 sq. in.or introduction of outside air into the dryer room. • Stacking of a gas dryer is not permitted in a mobile home or manufactured home.
  • Page 7 Installation Instructions GARAGE INSTALLATION (IF ALLOWED ADDING NEW DUCT FIXING HOLE • Dryers installed in garages must be elevated 18 inches PORTION "A" BOTTOM CABINET BEFORE PERFORMING TO DISCONNECT THE DRYER FROM ITS LEFT SIDE EXHAUST Reconnect the cut portion (A) of the duct to the blower HANDS AND ARMS FROM SHARP housing.
  • Page 8 Installation Instructions CHANGING DIRECTION OF DOOR OPENING THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET • Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect hinges. With the door completely open, remove the it to the dryer internal duct. bottom screws from each hinge on the dryer face. Insert •...
  • Page 9: Connecting Inlet Hoses

    Installation Instructions CONNECTING INLET HOSES (on some models) Turn the water faucet on. Check for leaks around the ‘’Y’’ connector, faucet and To produce steam, the dryer must connect to the cold hose couplings. water supply. Since the washer must also connect to the cold water, a “Y”...
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