Tools and Parts
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the safety instructions provided with any tools
Remove parts package from the dryer drum. Check that all parts
listed are included.
1 - Cycle Control (timer)
1 - Push to Start button
4 - Casters
Check local codes, existing electrical supply and venting, and
see "Venting Requirements" and "Electrical Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system
Permanent installations require 4 dryer feet
The above are available for purchase from your local Sears store
or Sears Service Center. For further information, please call
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
A 120-volt, 60-Hz., AC-only, 15- or 20-amp circuit.
A grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of
either side of the dryer. See "Electrical Requirements."
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
Tin snips (new vent
2 - Cord brackets
2 - Screws
A sturdy floor to support the dryer weight (dryer and load) of
115 lbs (52 kg). The combined weight of a companion
appliance should also be considered.
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45ºF (7ºC). At
lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. Drying times can be extended.
The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it will
be exposed to water and/or weather.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
†Height with caster is 32½" (82.6 cm)
* Most installations require a minimum 5½" (14.0 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbows. See "Venting
Minimum installation spacing for recessed area and closet
The following dimensions shown are for the minimum spacing
allowed when the unit is to be operated with, or without, the
Stack Stand Kit. To purchase a Stack Stand Kit, please call
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and
Additional spacing of 1" (2.5 cm) on all sides of the dryer is
recommended to reduce noise transfer.
For closet installation with a door, minimum ventilation
openings in the top and bottom of the door are required.
Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are
Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.