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Gas Dryer

BEFORE YOU BEGIN:
Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT -
Save these instructions for local
inspector's use.
IMPORTANT -
Observe all governing codes and
ordinances.
Note to Installer - Be sure to leave these instructions with the
customer.
Note to Customer - Keep these instructions with your Use
and Care Book for future reference.
Before the old dryer is removed from service or discarded,
remove the dryer door.
Service information and the wiring diagram are located in the
control console.
Install the dryer where the temperature is above 10° C (50°F)
for satisfactory operation of the dryer control system.
NOTE: Installation and service of this dryer requires basic mechanical and electrical skills. It is your responsibility to contact a
qualified installer to make the electrical connections.
TOOLS YOU
WILL NEED
10 in. ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES (2)
8 in. PIPE WRENCH
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
Step 1
Verify your gas installation (see section2).
Step 2
Prepare the area and exhaust for installation of
new dryer (see section 1).
Step 3
Check and ensure the existing external exhaust is
clean (see section 1) and meets attached
installation specifications (see section 6).
Step 4
Remove the foam shipping pads (see section 1).
Step 5
Move the dryer to the desired location.
Step 6
Level your dryer (see section 8).
Step 7
Connect the gas supply (see section 3) and check
for leaks (see section 4)
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SLIP JOINT PLIERS
PIPE COMPOUND
LEVEL
FLEXIBLE GAS LINE CONNECTOR
WARNING!
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
Use only rigid metal or flexible metal 4-in. diameter
ductwork for exhausting to the outdoors. Never use plastic
or other combustible, easy-to-puncture ductwork.
This appliance must be properly grounded and installed as
described in these instructions.
Do not install or store appliance in an area where it will be
exposed to water and/or weather.
This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
Inspect the dryer exhaust outlet and straighten the outlet
walls if they are bent.
Do not allow children on or in the appliance. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the appliance is
used near children.
MATERIALS YOU
WILL NEED
1O cm (4 in.) DIA.
1O cm (4 in.)
METAL DUCT (RECOMMENDED)
METAL ELBOW
1O cm (4 in.) DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL
DUCT (IF NEEDED)
GLOVES
Step 8
Connect the external exhaust (see section 7).
Step 9
Connect the power supply (see section 5).
Step 10 Check the operation of the power supply, gas
connections and venting.
Step 11 Place the Use and Care in a location where
it will be noticed by the owner.
For alcove or closet installation, see section 9.
For bathroom or bedroom installation, see section 10.
For mobile or manufactured home see, section 11.
SOAP SOLUTION FOR
1O cm (4
LEAK DETECTION
in.) DUCT
CLAMPS (2)
EXHAUST HOOD
DUCT TAPE
SAFETY GLASSES

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