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A gas dryer uses 120V.
You must have a gas supply with a minimum of a 1/2" x 36" flex. This allows for your dryer to have enough gas to operate.
You must have a dryer vent that is not vinyl. The gas dryer gets hotter than the electric and will melt the vinyl vent.




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