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Electric Dryer
Minimum Clearance Other Than Alcove or Closet Installation
Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are: 0 cm (0 in.) clearance both sides and 2.5 cm (1 in.) rear.
Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service.
PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION
1
OF NEW DRYER
EXTERNAL
DISCONTINUITY
DUCT
ON DUCT
OPENING
DUCT TAPE OR
DUCT CLAMP
10 cm (4 in.)
METAL DUCT
DUCT TAPE OR
DUCT CLAMP
VENT
PROTECTION
BRACKET
TIP: Install your dryer before installing your washer.
This will allow better access when installing dryer exhaust.
REMOVING LINT FROM WALL EXHAUST
OPENING & FOAM REMOVAL FROM
DRYER LEGS
INTERNAL DUCT
OPENING
Pull the vent protection bracket
out until it stops, and let it rest on
the floor. The bracket prevents
the unit from moving too close
to the wall and crushing the
rear vent. Prolong by adding a
DASHED FLEXIBLE duct.
WALL
CHECK THAT EXHAUST HOOD
DAMPER OPENS AND CLOSES
FREELY.
Tilt the dryer sideways
and remove the foam
shipping pads by
pulling at the sides
and breaking them
away from the dryer
legs. Be sure to
remove all of the
foam pieces around
the legs.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
2
INFORMATION
WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK
OF FIRE, ELECTRICAL SHOCK AND
PERSONAL INJURY:
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD OR AND
ADAPTER PLUG WITH THIS APPLIANCE.
Dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance
with local codes and ordinances. Installation must be
in accordance with the current CSA C22.1 Canadian
Electrical code part 1. Improper connection of the
equipment-grounding conductor can result in an electric
shock. Check with a qualified electrician or service
representative or personnel if you are in doubt as to
whether the appliance is properly grounded.
Do not modify the plug provided with the appliance: if it
will not fit the outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
This dryer must be connected to an individual branch
circuit, protected by the required time-delay fuses or
circuit breakers. The power supply must be of 120/240
volts, 60 Hz circuit with the wall receptacle as shown
below:
TYPICAL 30 AMP
RECEPTACLE FOR DRYER
The power supply must be protected with 30 Amp fuses or
breakers. It must be well grounded and conform to local
codes.

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction
or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical
shock by providing a path of least resistance for electrical
current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having an
equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.
The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is
properly installed and grounded in accordance with all local
codes and ordinances.
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