Download  Print this page

Whirlpool W10388777A Installation Instructions Manual page 11

Whirlpool clothes dryer user manual
Hide thumbs

Advertisement

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
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.
Over-the-Top Installation:
Part Number 4396028
Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent
mismatch):
Part Number 4396037 - 0" (0 mm) to 18" (460 mm) mismatch
Part Number 4396011 - 18" (460 mm) to 29" (737 mm)
mismatch
Part Number 4396014 - 29" (737 mm) to 50" (1270 mm)
mismatch
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
path outdoors.
Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and turns.
When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room
as possible.
Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.
Use as few 90° turns as possible.
Determine vent length and elbows needed for best
drying performance:
Use following Vent System Chart to determine type of vent
B
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
specified will:
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.
Number of
90° elbows
Number of
90° elbows
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
Type
Box/louvered
of vent
Rigid metal
0
64 ft. (20 m)
1
Rigid metal
54 ft. (16.5 m)
2
Rigid metal
44 ft. (13.4 m)
3
Rigid metal
35 ft. (10.7 m)
4
27 ft. (8.2 m)
Rigid metal
Maytag Vent System Chart
Type
Box/louvered
of vent
0
Rigid metal
100 ft. (30.5 m)
1
Rigid metal
90 ft. (27.4 m)
2
Rigid metal
80 ft. (24.4 m)
3
Rigid metal
71 ft. (21.6 m)
4
63 ft. (19.2 m)
Rigid metal
Angled
hoods
hoods
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)
Angled
hoods
hoods
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)
11

Advertisement

loading

  Related Manuals for Whirlpool W10388777A

This manual is also suitable for:

W10388779a-spWgd7800xlMgdb850wqMgdb850wr