The angled hood style (shown here) is acceptable.
An exhaust hood should cap the vent to keep rodents and
insects from entering the home.
Exhaust hood must be at least 12" (30.5 cm) from the ground
or any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as
flowers, rocks or bushes, snow line, etc.).
Do not use an exhaust hood with a magnetic latch.
can cause moisture
and lint to collect
may result in:
 Moisture damage to woodwork,
furniture, paint, wallpaper,
problems and health problems.
Typical installations vent the dryer from the rear of the dryer.
Other installations are possible.
D. Exhaust hood
F. Rigid metal or flexible metal vent
G. Vent length necessary to connect elbows
H. Exhaust outlet
This dryer can be converted to exhaust out the right side, left
side, or through the bottom. Contact your local dealer to have the
Cover unused exhaust
holes with one of the
279915 (black diamond)
your local dealer.
Failure to follow
these instructions can result in death,
fire, electrical shock, or serious injury.
A. Standard rear offset exhaust installation
B. Left or right side exhaust installation
C. Bottom exhaust installation (not an option
with pedestal installations)
installations for close clearances
Venting systems come in many varieties. Select the type best for
your installation. Two close-clearance
installations are shown.
Refer to the manufacturer's
installation (also available with one offset elbow)
B. Periscope installation
NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate
installations are available for purchase. For further information,
please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME