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Installation
instructions
[_ EXHAUST
CONNECTION
WARNING - TO REDUCETHE
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. This will permit direct access
for easier exhaust connection.
Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust
duct.
Use only 4" rigid metal or UL-listed flexible metal
(semi-rigid or foil-type) duct to connect the dryer
to the home exhaust duct. It must be installed
in accordance
with the
instructions
found
in
"Connecting The Dryer To House Vent" on page 6 of
this manual.
Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, a wall,
a ceiling, gas vent, crawl space, attic, under on
enclosed floor, or in any other concealed space
of a building. The accumulated lint could create a
potential fire hazard.
Never terminate the exhaust into o common duct
with a kitchen exhaust system. A combination of
grease and lint creates a potential fire hazard.
Do not use duct longer than specified in the exhaust
length table. Longer ducts con accumulate
lint,
creating a potential fire hazard.
Never install a screen in or over the exhaust duct.
This will cause lint to accumulate,
creating
a
potential fire hazard.
Do not assemble ductwork
with any fasteners
that extend into the duct. These fasteners con
accumulate lint, creating a potential fire hazard.
Do not obstruct incoming or exhausted air.
Provide on access for inspection and cleaning of
the exhaust system, especially at turns and joints.
Exhaust system shall be inspected and cleaned at
least once year.
THIS DRYER COMES READY FOR REAR
EXHAUSTING,
IF SPACE IS LIMITED, USE
THE INSTRUCTIONS
IN SECTION
9 TO
EXHAUST DIRECTLY FROM THE SIDES OR
BOTTOM OF THE CABINET.
STANDARD
REAR EXHAUST
(Vented at flaarlevel)
FORSTRAIGHT LINEINSTALLATION, CONNECT THEDRYER EXHAUST TO
THEEXTERNAL E XHAUST HOODUSINGDUCTTAPE ORCLAIViR
CSA (AGA)APPROVED
NEWFLEXIBLE G AS
LINE CONNECTOR
GAS
EXTERNAL
INLET
DUCT
PIPE
OPENING
DUCT T APE O R
DUCTCLAMP
4" METAL DUCT
(CUTTOPROPER
LENGTH)
DUCTTAPE OR
DUCTCLAMP
NOTE:WE STRONGLYRECOMMENDSOLIDMETAL EXHAUST DUCTING.
HOWEVER,IF FLEXIBLEDUCTING IS USEDIT MUST BE UL-LISTEDMETAL
NOTPLASTIC.
ELBOW H IGHLY
RECOMMENDED -
STANDARD
REAR EXHAUST
(Vented above floorlevel)
ELBOW H IGH LY
_
RECOMMENDED
RECOMMENDED
CONFIGURATION
TOMINIMIZE
EXHAUST
BLOCKAGE.
NOTE: ELBOWS WILL PREVENT DUCT
KINKING AND COLLAPSING.
I-_ LEVELING DRYER
LEVEL
FRONT-TO-BACK.
--_._
LEVEL
SIDE-TO-SIDE.
4 LEVELING LEGS
STAND T HEDRYER U PRIGHT NEAR THE
FINAL L OCATION AND ADJUST THE/4 LEVELING
LEGS T OMATCH T HEHEIGHT O FYOUR WASHER.
ADJUST T HE 2ANTI-TIP L EGS TOCONTACT
THE FLOOR.
2ANTI-TIP L EGS
5

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