A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under entire
washer/dryer. Clothes may not tumble properly and automatic
sensor cycles may not operate correctly if washer/dryer is not
level. Installing on carpet is not recommended.
A water heater set to deliver 120°F (49°C) water to the washer.
Hot and cold water faucets located within 4 ft (1.2 m) of the
hot and cold water fill valves, and water pressure of 5-100 psi
The washer/dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where
it will be exposed to water and/or weather.
Do not operate your washer in temperatures at or below
32ºF (0ºC). Some water can remain in the washer and can cause
damage in low temperatures. See "Washer/Dryer Care" in the
Washer/Dryer User Instructions for winterizing information.
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45°F (7°C). At
lower temperatures, the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. This can result in longer drying times.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the washer/dryer in garages, closets, mobile homes,
or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door
to open fully.
*Most installations require a minimum 5" (127 mm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Installation spacing for recessed area or closet installation
The following spacing dimensions are recommended for this
washer/dryer. This washer/dryer has been tested for spacing of
0" (0 mm) clearance on the sides. Recommended spacing should
be considered for the following reasons:
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door,
and floor moldings.
Additional spacing on all sides of the washer/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
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
C. Closet door with vents
**Rear clearance may be 0" (0 mm) when house exhaust system
is lined up directly with dryer exhaust.
Mobile Home - Additional Installation Requirements
This washer/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 dealer.
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
The washer/dryer can be installed using the standpipe drain
system (floor or wall), the laundry tub drain system, or the floor
drain system. Select the drain hose installation method you need.
See "Alternate Parts."
Standpipe drain system - wall or floor (views A & B)
The standpipe drain requires a minimum diameter standpipe of
2" (51 mm). The minimum carry-away capacity can be no less than
17 gal. (64 L) per minute. A 2" (51 mm) diameter to 1" (25 mm)
diameter standpipe adapter kit is available. See "Alternate Parts."
The top of the standpipe must be at least 39" (991 mm) high and
no higher than 96" (2.4 m) from the bottom of the washer.
Laundry tub drain system (view C)
The laundry tub needs a minimum 20 gal. (76 L) capacity. The top
of the laundry tub must be at least 34" (864 mm) above the floor
and no higher than 96" (2.4 m) from the bottom of the washer.
3" (76 mm)
3" (76 mm)