Plan Vent System
Recommended exhaust installations
Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer.
Other installations are possible.
F. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent
G. Vent length necessary to connect elbows
D. Exhaust hood
H. Exhaust outlet
Alternate installations for close clearances
Venting systems come in many varieties. Select the type best
for your installation. Two close-clearance installations are shown.
Refer to the manufacturer's instructions.
Over-The-Top installation (also available with one offset elbow)
NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate
installations are available for purchase.
Special provisions for mobile home installations:
The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible
portion of the mobile home structure and must not terminate
beneath the mobile home. Terminate the exhaust vent outside.
Determine vent path:
Select route that will provide straightest and most direct
Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and turns.
When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room
Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.
Use as few 90° turns as possible.