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 instruction.
1. Over-The-Top installation (also available with one
2. Periscope installation
Side and bottom installations
This dryer can be converted to exhaust out the right side, left
side, or through the bottom.
Cover unused exhaust holes with one of the
Contact your local dealer.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, fire, electrical shock, or serious injury.
Mobile Home-Additional Installation Requirements
This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations. Follow the
information in "Location Requirements."
The installation must conform to the Manufactured Home
Construction and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280
(formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280).
Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to
introduce outside air into the dryer. The opening (such as a
nearby window) should be at least twice as large as the dryer
The dryer exhaust vent must not be connected or secured
with screws or other fastening devices which extend into the
interior of the vent.
The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a
noncombustible portion of the mobile home structure. Do not
use screws or other fastening devices that extend into the
interior of the vent to secure vent.
Terminate the exhaust vent outside. The exhaust vent must
not terminate beneath the mobile home and must not be
connected to any other duct, vent or chimney.
Securely fasten the dryer to the floor at the time of
To order a Mobile Home Installation Kit, call your local Sears
store or Sears Service Center. Call 1-800-366-PART
Install Vent System
1. (Optional) Put on safety glasses and gloves.
2. Install exhaust hood. Use caulking compound to seal exterior
wall opening around exhaust hood.
3. Connect vent to exhaust hood. Vent must fit inside exhaust
hood. Secure vent to exhaust hood with 4 in. (10.2 cm)
4. Run vent to dryer location. Use the straightest path possible.
See "Determine Vent Length". Avoid 90º turns. Use duct tape
to seal all joints.
Install Leveling Legs
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
1. Place 2 of the carton corner posts on the floor behind the
back of the dryer. See illustration.
2. Firmly grasp the body of the dryer (not the top or console
Gently lay the dryer on the cardboard corners.