Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions
provided with any tools listed
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1" (2.54 cm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
Wire stripper (direct wire
Caulking gun and
new exhaust vent)
Tin snips (new vent
1_" nut driver or socket
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts are
4 Leveling legs
NOTE: Do not use leveling legs if installing the dryer on a
Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting.
See "Electrical Requirements"
and "Venting Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
installations between 28.65" (72.77 cm)
and 34.15" (86.74 cm), see "Plan Vent System" section for
Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware
available for purchase from your local Sears store or Sears
Service Center. For further information,
If using a power supply cord:
Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with
clothes dryers. The kit should contain:
A UL listed 30-amp power supply cord, rated
120/240 volt minimum. The cord should be type SRD or
SRDT and be at least 4 ft (1.22 m) long. The wires that
connect to the dryer must end in ring terminals or spade
terminals with upturned ends.
A UL listed strain relief.
Are you placing the dryer on a pedestal? You can purchase a
pedestal separately for this dryer. This pedestal will add about
10" (25.4 cm) to the height of your unit for a total height of
46" (116.8 cm).
For a garage installation, you will need to place the dryer at least
18" (46 cm) above the floor.
The pedestal is available in:
White - Part Number 46822
To order, call your local Sears store. For further information,
please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME
Are you planning to stack your Kenmore washer and dryer? To do
so, find the stack kit in the dryer drum. Follow instructions
included with the kit. See "Location Requirements."
materiaJs and vapors,
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,
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
A separate 30-amp circuit.
If you are using a power supply cord, a grounded electrical
outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of either side of the dryer.
See "Electrical Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support the total dryer weight of 127 Ibs
(57.6 kg). The combined weight of a companion appliance
should also be considered.