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.
A. Over-the-top installation
(also available with one offset elbow)
B. Periscope installation
NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate
installations are available for purchase. Contact your local dealer.
Part Number 4396028
Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent
Part Number 4396037 - 0" (0 mm) to 18" (460 mm) mismatch
Part Number 4396011 - 18" (460 mm) to 29" (737 mm)
Part Number 4396014 - 29" (737 mm) to 50" (1270 mm)
Special provisions for mobile homes:
Exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible
portion of mobile home and must not terminate beneath the
mobile home. Terminate exhaust vent outside.
Moblie Home Exhaust installation
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.
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 Charts provide venting requirements that
will help achieve best drying performance.
NOTE: Bottom exhaust installations have a 90° turn inside the
dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one 90° turn
to the charts.
Whirlpool Vent System Chart
64 ft. (20 m)
54 ft. (16.5 m)
44 ft. (13.4 m)
35 ft. (10.7 m)
27 ft. (8.2 m)
Maytag Vent System Chart
100 ft. (30.5 m)
90 ft. (27.4 m)
80 ft. (24.4 m)
71 ft. (21.6 m)
63 ft. (19.2 m)
58 ft. (17.7 m)
48 ft. (14.6 m)
38 ft. (11.6 m)
29 ft. (8.8 m)
21 ft. (6.4 m)
94 ft. (28.7 m)
84 ft. (25.6 m)
74 ft. (22.6 m)
65 ft. (19.8 m)
57 ft. (17.4 m)