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Exhaust Connection - GE 03 Installation Instructions Manual

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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.
• The duct shall not be assembled with screws or other
fastening means that extend into the duct and catch
lint.
wrapping the overlapped joints with duct tape.
• Horizontal runs should slope down toward the outdoors
INSULATION
Duct work that runs through an unheated area or is near air
conditioning should be insulated to reduce condensation

EXHAUST CONNECTION

BEFORE PERFORMING THIS EXHAUST
INSTALLATION, BE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE
WARNING -
RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY:
• This clothes dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust
duct.
home exhaust duct. It must be installed in accordance
with the instructions found in "Connecting the Dryer
• Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, a wall, a
ceiling, gas vent, crawl space, attic, under an enclosed
The accumulated lint could create a potential
hazard.
• Never terminate the exhaust into a common duct
with a kitchen exhaust system. A combination of
length table. Longer ducts can accumulate lint,
• Never install a screen in or over the exhaust duct. This
hazard.
• Do not assemble ductwork with any fasteners that
extend into the duct. These fasteners can accumulate
• Do not obstruct incoming or exhausted air.
• Provide an access for inspection and cleaning of the
exhaust system, especially at turns and joints. Exhaust
system shall be inspected and cleaned at least once a
year.
THIS DRYER COMES READY FOR REAR
USE THE INSTRUCTIONS IN STEP 13 TO
EXHAUST DIRECTLY FROM THE SIDE OR
Installation Instructions
TO REDUCE THE
STANDARD REAR EXHAUST
FOR STRAIGHT LINE INSTALLATION, CONNECT THE DRYER EXHAUST TO
THE EXTERNAL EXHAUST HOOD USING DUCT TAPE OR CLAMP.
CSA (AGA) APPROVED
NEW FLEXIBLE GAS
LINE CONNECTOR
GAS
EXTERNAL
INLET
DUCT
PIPE
OPENING
DUCT TAPE OR
DUCT CLAMP
4" METAL DUCT
(CUT TO PROPER
DUCT TAPE OR
LENGTH)
DUCT CLAMP
NOTE: WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND SOLID METAL EXHAUST DUCTING.
HOWEVER, IF FLEXIBLE DUCTING IS USED IT MUST BE UL-LISTED METAL
NOT PLASTIC.
STANDARD REAR EXHAUST
ELBOW HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED
NOTE: ELBOWS WILL PREVENT DUCT KINKING
CONNECTING THE DRYER TO HOUSE VENT
RIGID METAL TRANSITION DUCT
• For best drying performance, a rigid metal transition duct
is recommended.
• Rigid metal transition ducts reduce the risk of crushing
and kinking.
5
ELBOW HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED
RECOMMENDED
CONFIGURATION
TO MINIMIZE
EXHAUST
BLOCKAGE.

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