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A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. A gas
laundry center must be exhausted to the outdoors. See
A grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of
either side of the laundry center. See "Electrical
A sturdy floor to support the laundry center weight (laundry
center, water and load) of 500 Ibs (226.8 kg).
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire
laundry center. Clothes may not tumble properly and
automatic sensor cycles may not operate correctly if laundry
center is not level. Installing on carpet is not recommended.
A water heater set to deliver 120°F (49°C) water to the
Hot and cold water faucets located within 4 ft (1.2 m) of
the hot and cold water fill valves, and water pressure of
5-100 psi (34.5-689.6 kPa).
The laundry center must not be installed or stored in an area
where it will be exposed to water and/or weather.
Do not operate your washer in temperatures
at or below
32°F (0°C). Some water can remain in the washer and can cause
damage in low temperatures.
See "Laundry Center Care" in the
Laundry Center User Instructions for winterizing information.
Do not operate your dryer in temperatures
below 45°F (7°C). At
the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. This can result in longer drying times.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the laundry center in garages, closets, mobile
homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building
NOTE: No other fuel-burning
appliance can be installed in the
same closet as a dryer.
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
Laundry Center Dimensions
*Most installations require a minimum 5" (12.7 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
spacing for recessed
area or closet installation
The following spacing dimensions are recommended
laundry center. This laundry center has been tested for spacing of
0" (0 cm) clearance on the sides. Recommended
be considered for the following reasons:
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door and
Additional spacing on all sides of the laundry center is
to reduce noise transfer.
For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation
openings in the top and bottom of the door are required.
Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are
46 in, 2 -
24 in. 2 -
(2,5cm) (2.5cm) (81,3cm)
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
C. Closet door with vents
**Rear clearance may be 1" (2.5 cm) when house exhaust system
is lined up directly with dryer exhaust.