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.
For more information, visit us at www.applianceaccessories.com
or contact the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer or an
authorized service company.
Part Number Descriptions
0–5" Metal vent periscope
0"–18" Metal vent periscope
18"–29" Metal vent periscope
29"–50" Metal vent periscope
In-Wall metal DuraVent™ Periscope
Sure Connect™ venting kit
5' Universal connect vent, flexible dryer venting
6' SecureConnect™ vent, flexible dryer venting
Dryer vent installer's kit
5' flexible dryer venting with clamps
8' flexible dryer venting with clamps
Dryer offset elbow
Wall offset elbow
DuraSafe™ close elbow
Through-the-wall vent cap
4" steel dryer venting clamps – 2 pack
Flush-mounting louvered vent hood 4"
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 path
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.
Determine vent length and elbows needed for best
Use following "Vent System Chart" to determine type of vent
material and hood combinations acceptable to use.
NOTE: Do not use vent runs longer than those specified
in "Vent System Chart." Exhaust systems longer than those
Shorten life of dryer.
Reduce performance, resulting in longer drying times and
increased energy usage.
The "Vent System Chart" provides venting requirements that
will help achieve best drying performance.
Vent System Chart
Rigid metal 16.5 m (54 ft.)
Rigid metal 13.4 m (44 ft.)
Rigid metal 10.7 m (35 ft.)
20 m (64 ft.)
17.7 m (58 ft.)
14.6 m (48 ft.)
11.6 m (38 ft.)
8.8 m (29 ft.)
8.2 m (27 ft.)
6.4 m (21 ft.)