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Plan Vent System - Whirlpool WGD85HEFC Installation Instructions Manual

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Exhaust hoods:
An exhaust hood should cap the vent to keep rodents and
insects from entering the home.
Must be at least 12" (305 mm) from ground or any object
that may obstruct exhaust (such as flowers, rocks, bushes,
or snow).
Do not use an exhaust hood with a magnetic latch.
Recommended Styles:
Louvered Hood
Acceptable Style:
Angled Hood
Elbows:
45° elbows provide better airflow than 90° elbows.
Good
Clamps:
Use clamps to seal all joints.
Exhaust vent must not be connected or secured with screws
or other fastening devices that extend into interior of duct
and catch lint. Do not use duct tape.
Box Hood
Better

Plan Vent System

Choose your exhaust installation type
Recommended exhaust installation:
A
A.
Dryer
B
Elbow
C.
Wall
D.
Exhaust hood
E.
Clamps
Optional exhaust installations:
This dryer can be converted to exhaust out the right side, left side
(all models except long vent), or through the bottom. If you prefer,
you may contact your local dealer to have the dryer converted.
A
A. Standard rear offset exhaust installation
B. Left- or right-side exhaust installation
C. Bottom exhaust installation
B
F
G
B
H
F.
Rigid metal or
flexible metal vent
G.
Vent length
necessary to
connect elbows
H.
Exhaust outlet
B
C
C
D
E
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