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Kenmore 8873 - 24 in. Space Saver Laundry Center Use And Care Manual page 11

24-1nch wide1120-volt laundry center washer- electric dryer
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exhaust installations
This laundry center can be converted to exhaust out the right or
left side. To convert the laundry center, use Side Exhaust Kit
Part Number 279823. If your laundry center 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:
692790 (white)
3979370 (graphite)
3977784 (biscuit)
Follow the instructions
in the kit to install. Kits are available from
your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
1, Standard rear offset exhaust installation
2. Rearexhaust for offset close clearance connection
3, Left or right side exhaust installation
for close clearances
Venting systems come in many varieties. Select the type best for
your installation. Three close-clearance
installations are shown.
Refer to the manufacturer's
provided with the vent
1. Loop system with standard elbows
2. Loop system with one offset & one stardard elbow
3. Vent system with one periscope [2 in. (5 cm) clearance]
NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate
installations are available for purchase. Please see the service
number located on the back page of this manual to order.
Over-The-Top Installation:
Part Number 26-49909
Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent
Part Number 26-49901 - Less than 5 in. (12.7 cm) mismatch
Part Number 26-49908 - 5 in. (12.7 cm) to 18 in. (45.7 cm)
Part Number 26-49904 - 18 in. (45.7 cm) to 29 in. (73.7 cm)
Part Number 26-49905 - 29 in. (73.7 cm) to 50 in. (127 cm)
Special provisions for mobile home installations
The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible
portion of the mobile home structure. Do not use screws or other
fastening devices that extend into the interior of the vent to
secure vent.
Terminate the exhaust vent outside. The exhaust vent must not
terminate beneath the mobile home and must not be connected
to any other duct, vent or chimney.
Vent Length
1o Select the route that will provide the straightest and most
direct path outdoors.
Plan the installation to use the fewest
number of elbows and turns. When using elbows or making
turns, allow as much room as possible. Bend vent gradually
to avoid kinking. Avoid 99° turns.


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