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Install Leveling Legs; Remove Foam Packing - Kenmore 8873 - 24 in. Space Saver Laundry Center Use And Care Manual

24-1nch wide1120-volt laundry center washer- electric dryer
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Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.
To reduce the risk of fire, this laundry center
4 in. (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps must be
venting products are recommended
and are
available from your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
DURASAFF M vent products can be purchased from your dealer.
For further information, please reference the service number
located on the back page of this manual, or visit our Internet site
Do not exhaust the dryer into any gas vent, chimney, wall,
ceiling, or a concealed space of a building.
Do not use an exhaust hood with a magnetic latch.
Do not install flexible metal vent in enclosed walls, ceilings or
Do not use screws or other fastening devices that extend into
the interior of the vent to secure vent.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
venting can cause moisture and lint to collect
indoors, which may result in:
Moisture damage to woodwork,
furniture, paint, wall-
paper, carpets, etc.
problems and health problems.
Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use plastic or metal foil vent.
Rigid metal vent is recommended
to prevent crushing and kinking.
Flexible metal vent must be fully extended and supported
the laundry center is in its final position. Remove excess flexible
metal vent to avoid sagging and kinking that may result in
reduced airflow.
An exhaust hood should cap the vent to prevent rodents and
insects from entering the home.
Exhaust hood must be at least 12 in. (30.5 cm) from the ground or
any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as
flowers, rocks or bushes, etc.).
If using an existing vent system, clean lint from the entire length
of the system and make sure exhaust hood is not plugged with
lint. Replace any plastic or metal foil vent with rigid metal or
flexible metal vent.
Use duct tape to seal all joints.
To protect the floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from the
shipping car[on. Gently place the laundry center on its side, on
the cardboard.
Install the rear leveling legs
1o Push legs into holes in rear corners until they snap into place.
2. Check adjustability of rear legs by pushing in one leg. The
other leg should come out. Check both legs. If they do not
move freely, repeat step 1.
Install the front leveling legs
1. Examine the front leveling legs. Find the diamond marking.
2. Screw front legs by hand, into the holes in the triangular
braces in the front corners. Use wrench to finish turning the
legs until the diamond marking is no longer visible.
3. Carefully stand the laundry center upright.
1. Open the washer lid. The latch under the dryer will keep the
lid open.
Pull the foam packing ring out of the washen
NOTE: Keep the foam ring and use it when transporting
laundry center. This packing material is used to keep the washer
tub stable during transport.


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