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Installation
Instructions
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions completely and
IMPORTANT-
Save these instructions for
local inspector's use.
IMPORTANT-
Observe all governing codes
and ordinances.
• Note to Installer -
instructions with the customer.
• Note to Customer - Keep these instructions with
your Owner's Manual for future reference.
discarded, remove the dryer door.
• Inspect the dryer exhaust outlet and straighten
the outlet walls if they are bent.
• Service information and the wiring 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.
IN THE COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS
• This product must be installed by a licensed
• When using ball-type gas shut-off valves,
• A flexible gas connector, when used, must
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
(x2)
10" ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES
8" PIPE WRENCH
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
LEVEL
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
Gas Dryer
03
WARNING
RISK OF FIRE
• 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.
• 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,
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 rigid metal 4" diameter ductwork inside the dryer cabinet
and use only UL approved transition ducting between the dryer and
the home duct.
must be UL listed and installed in accordance with the instructions
found in "Connecting The Dryer To House Vent" on page 5 of this
manual. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily
• Do not install or store this appliance in any location where it could
be exposed to water and or weather.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
4" DIA. METAL
(RECOMMENDED)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
CLAMPS (2)
KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)
CLAMPS (2)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED.)
234D2217P003
PIPE
EXHAUST
COMPOUND
ELBOW
HOOD
4" DUCT
DUCT TAPE
OR
4" SPRING
FLEXIBLE GAS LINE CONNECTOR
31-16737 10-13 GE
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR LEAK DETECTION
SAFETY
GLASSES
GLOVES

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  • Page 1: Gas Dryer

    KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS) SLIP JOINT PLIERS GLASSES 10" ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES LEVEL 4" SPRING CLAMPS (2) 4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE) FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT GLOVES FLEXIBLE GAS LINE CONNECTOR (IF NEEDED.) 8" PIPE WRENCH 234D2217P003 31-16737 10-13 GE...

  • Page 2: Gas Requirements

    Installation Instructions Minimum Clearance Other Than Alcove or Closet Installation Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service. PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION GAS REQUIREMENTS OF NEW DRYER WARNING • Installation must conform to local codes and ordinances,or This will allow better access when installing dryer in their absence, the NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE,ANSI Z223.

  • Page 3

    Installation Instructions RECONNECTING GAS Listed connector ANSI Z21.24 / CSA 6.10 APPLY PIPE COMPOUND TO ALL MALE THREADS. FLARE ADAPTER 1/8" NPT PIPE PLUG FOR NEW METAL CHECKING GAS FLEXIBLE GAS INLET PRESSUR LINE CONNECTOR SHUT-OFF ADAPTER VALVE 3/8" NPT ELBOW PIPE SIZE ITEMS NOT SUPPLIED...

  • Page 4: Electrical Connection

    Installation Instructions ELECTRICAL CONNECTION EXHAUST INFORMATION INFORMATION WARNING - IN CANADA AND IN THE WARNING UNITED STATES, THE REQUIRED EXHAUST - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRICAL SHOCK, AND USE DUCT LONGER THAN SPECIFIED IN THE PERSONAL INJURY: • DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD •...

  • Page 5: Exhaust Connection

    Installation Instructions STANDARD REAR EXHAUST SEALING OF JOINTS • All joints should be tight to avoid leaks. The male end of each section of duct must point away from the dryer. FOR STRAIGHT LINE INSTALLATION, CONNECT THE DRYER EXHAUST TO •...

  • Page 6: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    Installation Instructions LEVELING DRYER DUCT LEVEL FRONT-TO-BACK. LEVEL SIDE-TO-SIDE. other enclosed spaces. • • For many applications, installing elbows at both the dryer without kinking and or crushing the transition duct, maximizing drying performance. • Avoid resting the duct on sharp objects. •...

  • Page 7

    Installation Instructions MOBILE OR MANUFACTURED HOME TAB LOCATION INSTALLATION • Installation must conform to the MANUFACTURED HOME BEND TAB UP 45 • The dryer MUST be vented to the outdoors with the termination securely fastened to the mobile home • The vent MUST NOT be terminated beneath a mobile or manufactured home.

  • Page 8

    Installation Instructions ADDING DUCT FOR EXHAUST LOOSEN EACH TOP HINGE THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET THE DOOR UP AND OFF • Insert the 4” straight duct in the elbow end hanging out of the dryer bottom. Wrap duct tape around the joint.

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