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I need to run my 7" venting 20 feet with 1- 45 and 1 - 90 elbows. Will this be acceptable or is the run to long?

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Yes that will be acceptable. You just can not have 4 at 90 elbows or anything that will make 4 - 90 elbows.

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Powers on, then immediately shuts off. More detailed in comments below This is too aggravating!!!!!!! Characters characters


Hello Kathy: All clothes dryers work on the same basic principle...
1.) Air Flow
2.) Heat
3.) Rotation

Your problem may lie in your duct work configuration and how the exhaust gases are vented; the mere fact that you had blockage could have overheated the dryer's high limit thermostat and/or the thermal fuse...BUT, before I go any further...I need to talk to you about safety!

Gas dryers give off combustion gases that are toxic and DEADLY; DO NOT VENT YOUR DRYER UNDER YOUR HOUSE SLAB to the outside! Especially that you report that it gets WET inside that underground slab- it's against NFPA fire codes (municipal and state building codes, as well) to do that. If that slab ever collapses partially or fully, you'll have no way of knowing it and the toxic gases will back-up into your house.

The safer venting method should be done with 4 inch solid wall vent pipe; and should be vented directly outside. Maximum duct work (straight run of ducting without the use of any elbows) for your model gas dryer, is 65 feet.

If you are using 1- 90 degree, the total length reduces to 55 feet, including the elbow in that measurement

The use of 2- 90 degree elbows, 47 feet; for 3- 90 degree elbows, 36 feet, and for 4- 90 degree elbows, 28 feet- maximum length.

These are per your manufacturer's installation specifications.

Although you should not use more than 4- 90 degree elbows in your configuration, in the event you do, you would deduct 6 feet for each additional elbow used. You want to make sure that you can visibly see the vent pipe (to visually inspect it for defects or for ease of access to clean and service)- and never keep flammables of sorts near the vent pipe due to the heat that they radiate.

I choose solid vent pipe over foil or plastic (in my home, rental properties, and when I do installs) because lint does have a tendency to burn inside the duct work...which could lead to perforation and/or fire. Plus many manufacturers recommend solid vent pipe over other types; and I do not recommend using screws to connect solid vent pipe together with, since lint can catch on the exposed screw that protrudes into the duct. Use a combination of, heat rated duct tape and dryer vent clamps.

Some installers or readers of this will think that this is excessive, costly, and not necessary; through my life's experiences, I have seen unfortunate yet avoidable tragedies. (Don't forget to check & clean your dryer ducts at least once-a-year!- I do mine at the start and end of DST- the same day we change the clocks and the batteries on our smoke and carbon monoxide detector alarms.)

Now, concerning the rest of the troubleshooting process, are you getting any trouble code errors on the electronic panel? If so, what are they?

You have several choices, you can disconnect and remove the high limit thermostat and thermal fuse and check them for continuity or call tech support using their smart diagnosis procedures as outlined on page 35 of you owner's manual. Or you can disconnect the dryer at it's power source (outlet or circuit breaker) and wait a half hour; see if the electronic computer panel resets. Then try running the dryer.

Please let me know how you made out or if you need more help.

Mar 15, 2015 | LG DLE2240W Dryer

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Is there a way to vent a basement bathroom without cutting into the cement foundation


What is in the room above the basement bathroom?
And how large is the diameter of the vent pipe you need to run?
Do you have a maximum number of elbows, and runs of feet maximum you can't exceed?

Is the Frame wall above the foundation, accessible by going up thru the ceiling of the bathroom, and the elbowing over and into the outrside frame wall at that point?-- and then up a ways, and then out thru the outside wall?

Another possibility would be: How far to a window, or vent already in the basement?-- Could you run the piping there, and then out?

How thick is the concrete wall?-- Is it reinforced Concrete-- or just Masonry Block wall? A block wall is not as hard to get thru--

I know I asked a lot of questions-- but maybe it helps you think thru your options?

Le4t me know if I can help further.

Mack B

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Boiler Venting.


There cannot be controlled venting of the flue , the products of combustion must have free flow to escape , The heat exchanger is above the burner which heats the water if you thinks this is high then maybe you a pressure problem . Or contact the makes tech line and ask them what they think the consumption might be for you heater .You may find this on google

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Max length and amount of elbows allowed in venting 4" hard pipe. I want to move the dryer to a new location


10 feet is the max .remember 1 elbow counts for 3 feet .

Check your installation instructions or go to a appliance store and find the installation manuel to check this

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Not heating as hot


Hi thyme4sony


The first thing to look for is in the venting. most people think that HEAT is what drys your cloths, this is partly true but what most people dont realize is that you need airflow aswell.so having said that check the venting there must be a build up of lint in the line. the other this is the length of your venting , if there is a lot of 90 degree elbows that is gonna be a probelm to because every elbow adds 5 feet of hose.i hope this helped.
brent

Sep 16, 2008 | Whirlpool LER5636P Electric Dryer

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Thermal fuse change on Kemore 970.c85042-00


First you need to know your dryer over heated and the thermal fuse tripped for a reason.

You will need to replace the thermal fuse, thermal fuses are there to protect the dryer. When you have the dryer apart clean all the venting and vacuum out the dryer. Look online for a parts supplier in your area, you will need your model and serial number to order the thermal fuse they are about ten dollars.

how long is the venting, does it exceed 20 feet, how many elbows. Make sure the outside hood is clean

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