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Whirlpool WED8300S Dimensions And Installation Information

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PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS
WED8300S
WED8500S
Electrical: This dryer requires a 3 or 4 wire,
single phase, 120/240 volt, 60 Hz., AC only
electrical supply (or 3 or 4 wire, 120/208 volt
electrical supply, if specified on the serial/rating
plate) on a separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both
sides of the line. A time-delay fuse or circuit
breaker is recommended. Connect to an individual
branch circuit. Do not have a fuse in the neutral or
grounding circuit.
Exhaust venting: Exhaust your dryer to the
outside. Four inch diameter vent is required. Rigid
or flexible metal exhaust vent must be used. Do not
use plastic or metal foil vent. Exhaust outlet hood
must be at least 12 inches from the ground or any
object that may be in the path of the exhaust.
UNDERCOUNTER INSTALLATION
Dimensions shown are for minimum spacing.
2"*
(5 cm)
36" min.
(91.4 cm)
1"*
(2.5 cm)
(68.6 cm)
*Required spacing
EXHAUST VENTING
Recommended hood styles
B
Angled hood style is
A
(10.2 cm)
4"
(10.2 cm)
4"
(10.2 cm)
A. Louvered hood style
B. Box hood style
Number of
Type of
Box or
90° turns
vent
Louvered
or elbows
hoods
0
Rigid metal
64 ft (20 m)
Flexible metal
36 ft (11 m)
1
Rigid metal
54 ft (16.5 m)
Flexible metal
31 ft (9.4 m)
2
Rigid metal
44 ft (13.4 m)
Flexible metal
27 ft (8.2 m)
3
Rigid metal
35 ft (10.7 m)
Flexible metal
25 ft (7.6 m)
4
Rigid metal
27 ft (8.2 m)
Flexible metal
23 ft (7 m)
NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installations have a 90° turn
inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one
90° turn to the chart.
Because Whirlpool Corporation policy includes a continuous commitment to improve
our products, we reserve the right to change materials and specifications without notice.
Electronic Electric Dryer
OVERALL DIMENSIONS
RECESSED AREA AND CLOSET INSTALLATION
For closet installation, with a door, the minimum ventilation openings in the top and
bottom of the door are required. Louvered doors with equivalent air ventilation openings
in the top and bottom are acceptable.
1"*
27"
(2.5 cm)
1"
(2.5 cm)
*Side or bottom venting - 0 " (0 cm) spacing is allowed
acceptable.
4"
2.5"
(6.4 cm)
Recommended installation
Angled
spacing for cabinet installation
hoods
For cabinet installation, with a door, the
minimum ventilation openings in the top
are required.
58 ft (17.7 m)
28 ft (8.5 m)
48 ft (14.6 m)
23 ft (7 m)
38 ft (11.6 m)
19 ft (5.8 m)
29 ft (8.8 m)
17 ft (5.2 m)
Select the route that will provide the straightest and most direct path
21 ft (6.4 m)
outdoors. Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and turns.
15 ft (4.6 m)
Use the fewest 90° turns possible.
Do not use vent runs longer than specified in vent length chart.
Determine the number of elbows you will need.
36"
91.4 cm)
*28.65"
(72.77 cm)
14" max.
2
48 in.
(35.6 cm)
2
(310 cm
)
15" min.
(38.1 cm)
2
24 in.
2
(155 cm
)
28.65"
5"*
(72.77 cm)
(12.7 cm)
A
B
A. Side view - closet or confined area
B. Closet door with vents
Dryer only
Dimensions are for planning purposes only. For complete details, see Installation
Instructions packed with product. Specifications subject to change without notice.
50½"
(128.27 cm)
* Most installations require a minimum 5 "
(14 cm) clearance behind the dryer for the
27"
exhaust vent with elbow. See Installations
(68.6 cm)
Instructions, "Venting Requirements."
3"
(7.6 cm)
3"
(7.6 cm)
1"*
27"
2.5 cm)
(68.6 cm)
(2.5 cm)
A
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
*Required spacing
**Side or bottom venting - 0
"
Dryer on pedestal
7" (17.8 cm)
7" (17.8 cm)
5"**
28.65"
1"
(12.7 cm)
(72.77 cm)
(2.5 cm)
*Required spacing
**Side or bottom venting - 0
"
(0 cm) spacing is allowed
14" max.
(35.6 cm)
15" min.
(38.1 cm)
1"*
1"
5"**
28.65"
(2.5 cm)
(12.7 cm)
(72.77 cm)
B
(0 cm) spacing is allowed
9"
*R
(22.9 cm
1"*
27"
1"*
(2.5 cm)
(68.6 cm)
(2.5 cm)
Ref. 8578899
06-21-06

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