The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
*Most installations require a minimum 5½ in. (14 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Minimum installation spacing for recessed area or closet
The dimensions shown following are for the minimum spacing
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door and
Additional spacing of 1 in. (2.5 cm) on all sides of the dryer is
recommended to reduce noise transfer.
For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation
openings in the top and bottom of the door are required.
Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are
Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.
1. Recessed area
2. Side view - closet or confined area
3. Closet door with vents
Mobile Home-Additional Installation Requirements
This dryer is suitable for mobile home installations.
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).
Mobile home installations require:
Metal exhaust system hardware which is available for
purchase from your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
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
It is your responsibility
To contact a qualified electrical installer.
To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in
conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA
70-latest edition and all local codes and ordinances.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association, Batterymarch Park,
Quincy, MA 02269.
To supply the required 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.
Do not use an extension cord.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of
electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
If local codes do not permit the connection of a cabinet
ground connector to the neutral wire, see "Optional 3-wire
This dryer is manufactured with a 3-wire, cabinet-ground
conductor connected to the NEUTRAL (white or center wire)
of the wiring harness at the terminal block.
Use a 4-wire conductor cord when the dryer is installed in a
mobile home or an area where local codes do not permit
grounding through the neutral.