If you are working in a closet or recessed area
Move the washer/dryer into its final location and remove
cardboard from under washer/dryer. Remove the access panel by
removing three Phillips-head screws and one bumper, located at
the top of the access panel. Set panel, screws, and bumper aside.
Complete hookup of water hoses and (on gas models) the flexible
gas connector through the access area. Replace access panel
upon completion of washer/dryer installation.
Check for leaks
Turn on the water faucets and check for leaks. A small amount
of water might enter the washer. You will drain this water later.
NOTE: Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the risk
of hose failure. Record hose installation or replacement dates for
If you connect only one water hose, you must cap off the
remaining water inlet port.
Periodically inspect and replace hoses if bulges, kinks, cuts,
wear, or leaks are found.
The apparatus must be connected to the water faucets using
the new hoses. Do not use old hoses.
Secure Drain Hose
1. Move the washer/dryer to its final location and remove any
cardboard used to move the washer/dryer.
2. Locate the plastic strap included in the parts package.
3. Wrap the drain hose to the laundry tub leg or standpipe with
the plastic strap (A or B below) and secure.
If the water faucets and the drain standpipe are recessed, put
the hooked end of the drain hose in the standpipe. Tightly
wrap the plastic strap around the water inlet hoses and the
drain hose (C above).
Plan Vent System
Choose your exhaust installation type
Recommended exhaust installations
Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the washer/
dryer. Other installations are possible.
B. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent
Optional exhaust installations
This washer/dryer can be converted to exhaust out the right
or left side. To convert the washer/dryer, use Side Exhaust Kit
Part Number 279823. If your washer/dryer was previously
exhausted from the right or left side, it can be converted to rear
exhaust by using standard offset connections. To cover the hole
in the side, one of the following plugs can be added:
Follow the instructions in the kit to install. Kits are available from
the dealer from whom you purchased your washer/dryer.
A. Standard rear offset exhaust installation
B. Rear exhaust for offset close clearance connection
C. Left or right side exhaust installation
H. Exhaust hood