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Dryer location
and dimensions
terminal
block cover
power supply
cord/cable
opening
14-1/2"
42-3/8"*
6"*
dryer exhaust
vent
28" max.
*from floor
with dryer
feet extended
1 inch
It is your responsibility to:
Observe all governing codes and
ordinances.
Check code requirements: Some codes
limit or do not permit installation of clothes
dryers in garages, closets, mobile homes or
sleeping quarters. Contact your local
building inspector.
Recessed area/closet installation
WARNING — To reduce the risk of fire this
appliance MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
Installation clearances
Use recommended clearance for easier
installation.
Recommended/Minimum
Back
Sides
Recessed
5"/0"
1"/0"
Closet
5"/4"
1"/0"
* A clothes dryer produces combustible lint and
must be exhausted outdoors.
No shelf is permitted above the dryer for non-
exhausted units.
• If codes permit, dryer may be installed in a
recessed area or closet using dimensions shown.
• Dimensions are in inches and are the minimum
allowable.
• Additional spacing should be considered for
ease of installation and servicing. Companion
appliance spacing should also be considered.
Door clearance
Location must be large enough to fully open dryer door.
3-7/8"
22-3/4"
Super-large
side-swing door (reversible)
Electrical
requirements
Panel A
For proper drying performance:
The location must provide:
Protection from weather and water: Do not
store or use dryer where it will be exposed to
water and weather.
Room temperature above 45°F: If room
temperature is below 45°F, automatic cycles
may not shut off.
29"
Comply with the installation specifications
and dimensions.
Consider spacing requirements for companion
appliances.
Make sure you have everything necessary for
proper installation.
Recessed area installation
Top
Front
18"/18"
18"/18"
1"/1"
18"
****
0"
****
Wall, door and floor molding may require
additional spacing.
22-3/4"
19-1/8"
22-3/4"
Large side-swing
door (reversible)
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is
used, it is recommended that a qualified
electrician determine that the ground path is
adequate.
Important: Observe all governing codes
and ordinances.
A four-wire or three-wire, single phase,
120/240-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only, electrical
supply (or four-wire or three-wire, 120/208-
volt if specified on model/serial rating plate)
is required on a separate 30-ampere circuit,
fused on both sides of the line. A time-delay
fuse or circuit breaker is recommended.
WARNING
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches above the floor for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, fire, or burns.
front view
sq. in.
24 sq. in.
****
0"
7"
15-1/4"
17-3/4"
22-3/4"
Small side-swing door
Explosion Hazard
Level floor: Maximum slope under entire dryer
should not be more than 1 inch. (If slope is
greater than 1 inch, install Extended Dryer Feet
Kit, Part No. 279810.) Clothes may not tumble
properly and automatic sensor cycles may not
operate correctly if dryer is not level.
Sturdy floor to support dryer weight of
175 pounds.
Properly install dryer.
Contact a qualified installer to insure that the
electrical installation meets all national and local
codes and ordinances.
Closet/confined area installation
If a closet door is installed: The minimum
unobstructed air openings are required. Louvered
doors with equivalent air openings are acceptable.
front view
3"
48
closet
**
door
**
3"
1"
**
Minimum top and bottom air openings for
closet door.
***
External exhaust elbow requires additional
space.
25-5/8"
8-1/4"
15-1/4"
13-3/4"
15-1/4"
Extra-large hamper door
Recommended ground
method
It is the personal responsibility and obligation of
the customer to contact a qualified electrician to
assure that the electrical installation is adequate
and is in conformance with the National Electrical
Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 — latest edition** and all
local codes and ordinances.
Copies of the standards listed above may be obtained
from:
**
National Fire Protection Association
Batterymarch Park
Quincy, Massachusetts 02269
side view
14"
max.
***
4"
8-3/4"
13-3/4"

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