Tools and Parts
Check that you have everything necessary for correct installation.
Proper installation is your responsibility.
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1 in. or hex-
head socket wrench (for
adjusting dryer feet)
Wire stripper (direct wire
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts
4 leveling legs
Check local codes, check existing electrical supply and venting
and see "Electrical Requirements" and "Venting Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware
available for purchase from your local Sears store or Sears
Service Center. For further information, please call 1-800-4-MY-
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
Tin snips (new vent
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the
floor for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
A separate 30 amp circuit.
A grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of
either side of the dryer. See "Electrical Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support the total weight (dryer and load) of
200 lbs (90.7 kg).
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1 in. (2.5 cm) under
entire dryer. (If slope is greater than 1 in. [2.5 cm], install
Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part No. 279810.) Clothes may not
tumble properly and models with automatic sensor cycles
may not operate correctly if dryer is not level.
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45ºF (7ºC). At
lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. Drying times can be extended.
Install the dryer where it is protected from water and/or weather.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes, or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.