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Connect Vent - Kenmore 8787 - Elite HE3 7.0 cu. Ft. Electric Dryer Use And Care Manual

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Installation:
Part Number 26-49900
Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent
mismatch):
Part Number 26-49901 - Less than 5" (12.7 cm) mismatch
Part Number 26-49908 - 5" (12.7 cm) to 18" (45.72 cm)
mismatch
Part Number 26-49904 - 18" (45.72 cm) to 29" (73.66 cm)
mismatch
Part Number 26-49905 - 29" (73.66 cm) to 50" (127 cm)
mismatch
Special
provisions
for mobile home installations
The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible
portion of the mobile home structure and must not terminate
beneath the mobile home. Terminate the exhaust vent outside.
Determine
vent path
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.
Use the fewest 90 ° turns possible.
Determine
vent length and elbows needed for best
drying performance
Use the following Vent system chart to determine type of vent
material and hood combinations
acceptable to use.
NOTE: Do not use vent runs longer than those specified in
the Vent system chart. Exhaust systems longer than those
specified will:
Shorten the life of the dryer.
Reduce performance,
resulting in longer drying times and
increased energy usage.
The Vent system chart provides venting requirements that will
help to achieve the best drying performance.
Vent system chart
NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installations have a 90 ° turn
inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one
90 ° turn to the chart.
Number of
Type of
Box or
Angled
90 ° turns
vent
Louvered
hoods
or elbows
hoods
0
Rigid metal
64 ft (20 m)
58 ft (17.7 m)
Flexible metal
36 ft (11 m)
28 ft (8.5 m)
1
Rigid metal
54 ft (16.5 m)
48 ft (14.6 m)
Flexible metal
31 ft (9.4 m)
23 ft (7 m)
2
Rigid metal
44 ft (13.4 m)
38 ft (11.6 m)
Flexible metal
27 ft (8.2 m)
19 ft (5.8 m)
3
Rigid metal
35 ft (10.7 m)
29 ft (8.8 m)
Flexible metal
25 ft (7.6 m)
17 ft (5.2 m)
4
Rigid metal
27 ft (8.2 m)
21 ft (6.4 m)
Flexible metal
23 ft (7 m)
15 ft (4.6 m)
1. Install exhaust hood. Use caulking compound to seal exterior
wall opening around exhaust hood.
2. Connect vent to exhaust hood. Vent must fit inside exhaust
hood. Secure vent to exhaust hood with 4" (10.2 cm) clamp.
3. Run vent to dryer location. Use the straightest path possible.
See "Determine vent path" in "Plan Vent System." Avoid 90 °
turns. Use clamps to seal all joints. Do not use duct tape,
screws or other fastening devices that extend into the interior
of the vent to secure vent.
Excessive Weight Hazard
Use two or more people to move and install dryer.
Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.
1. To protect the floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from
the dryer carton. Place cardboard under the entire back edge
of the dryer.
2. Firmly grasp the body of the dryer (not the console panel).
Gently lay the dryer on the cardboard.
See illustration.
3.
Examine the leveling legs. Find the diamond marking.
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