Venting requirements, Warning – Maytag W10155112A User Manual
³⁄₈" approved aluminum or copper tubing is acceptable for lengths under 20 ft (6.1 m) if
local codes and gas supplier permit.
If you are using Natural gas, do not use copper tubing.
Lengths over 20 ft (6.1 m) should use larger tubing and a different size adapter fitting.
If your dryer has been converted to use LP gas,
³⁄₈" LP compatible copper tubing can be
used. If the total length of the supply line is more than 20 ft (6.1 m), use larger pipe.
NOTE: Pipe-joint compounds that resist the action of LP gas must be used. Do not use
Must include a shutoff valve:
An individual shutoff valve must be installed within 6 feet
(1.8 m) of the dryer in accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1. The
location should be easy to reach for opening and closing.
Gas supply connection requirements
Use an elbow and a
³⁄₈" flare x ³⁄₈" NPT adapter fitting between the flexible gas connector
and the dryer gas pipe, as needed to avoid kinking.
Use only pipe-joint compound. Do not use TEFLON
This dryer must be connected to the gas supply line with a listed flexible gas connector
that complies with the standard for connectors for gas appliances, ANSI Z21.24.
Burner input requirements
Elevations above 10,000 ft (3,048 m):
When installed above 10,000 ft (3,048 m) a 4% reduction of the burner Btu rating shown
on the model/serial number plate is required for each 1,000 ft (305 m) increase in
Gas supply pressure testing
The dryer must be disconnected from the gas supply piping system during pressure testing
at pressures greater than ½ psi.
Dryer Gas Pipe
The gas pipe that comes out through the rear of your dryer has a
³⁄₈" male pipe thread.
To reduce the risk of fire, this dryer MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
The dryer exhaust must not be connected into any gas vent, chimney, wall, ceiling or a
concealed space of a building.
" flexible gas connector
" pipe to flare adapter fitting
" NPT minimum plugged tapping
D. ½" NPT gas supply line
E. Gas shutoff valve
®TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Company.
½" NPT gas supply line
" NPT dryer pipe
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death