installations 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
A. Loop system with standard elbows
B. Loop system with one offset and one standard elbow
C. Vent system with one periscope
(2" [5 cm] clearance)
NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate
installations are available for purchase. To order, please call
Part Number 26-49900
Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent
Part Number 26-49901 - Less than 5" (12.7 cm) mismatch
Part Number 26-49908 - 5" (12.7 cm) to 18" (45.7 cm)
Part Number 26-49904 - 18" (45.7 cm) to 29" (73.7 cm)
Part Number 26-49905 - 29" (73.7 cm) to 50" (127 cm)
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.
Select the route that will provide the straightest and most
direct path outdoors.
Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and
When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room as
Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.
Use the fewest 90 ° turns possible.
vent length and elbows needed for best
Use the Vent system chart below 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
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 exhaust installations adds a 90 ° turn inside the
laundry center. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one
90 ° turn to the chart.
Type of Vent
90 ° turns
37 ft (11.3 m)
35 ft (10.7 m)
25 ft (7.6 m)
20 ft (6.1 m)
32 ft (9.7 m)
27 ft (8.2 m)
21 ft (6.4 m)
16 ft (4.9 m)
24 ft (7.3 m)
19 ft (5.8 m)
15 ft (4.6 m)
10 ft (3.0 m)