Dura Safe'" venting
and are available
vent must be used.
Use a heavy metal vent. Do Not use plastic or metal
Do Not use non-metal flexible vent, or exhaust
hoods with magnetic latches.
Do Not exhaust dryer into a chimney, furnace, cold
air vent, attic or crawl space, or any other vent used
. Do Not install flexible vent in enclosed walls,
ceilings or floors.
Rigid metal vent is recommended
crushing and kinking.
must be fully extended
supported when the dryer is in its final position.
Remove excess flexible vent to avoid sagging and
kinking that may result in reduced air flow.
the exhaust vent to prevent
rodents and insects from entering
Exhaust outlet hood must be at
least 12 inches from the ground or
any object that may be in the path
of the exhaust (such as flowers,
rocks or bushes, etc.).
using an existing
system, clean lint from entire
of system and make sure exhaust
with lint. Replace any vinyl or metallized
plastic foil vent with rigid metal or flexible metal vent.
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.
Service check: Back pressure in any exhaust system
used must not exceed 0.6 inches in water column
measured with an incline manometer
at the point that
exhaust vent connects to dryer.
Mobile home installation requirements
If codes permit, this appliance
is suitable for mobile
home installations. The installation of the dryer must
conform to Manufactured
Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280 (formerly the
Federal Standard for Mobile Homes Construction
Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280) or latest edition.
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to do so can result in death or fire.
Important: Observe all governing codes and
It is recommended
that you exhaust your dryer to
the outside for best performance.
Moisture and lint
indoors may cause:
Lint to gather around the dryer where it can be fuel
for a fire.
Moisture damage to woodwork,
problems and health problems.
The dryer must be exhausted
If dryer is exhausted through the floor and the area
under the mobile home is enclosed, the exhaust
system must terminate
outside the enclosure area.
Plan the exhaust vent installation
Route the vent
is located at the center of the
rear of the dryer.
can be routed up, down, left,
right or straight out the back of the dryer. See
"Recessed area/closet installation"
section, Panel A,
for general space requirements.
rear of the dryer.
Select the route that will provide
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
Determine vent length
of the exhaust system depends
may be converted
out the right
or left side or through
To convert the dryer, the following
kits are available
from your dealer:
the type of vent (rigid or flexible metal).
. the number of elbows used.
side or bottom exhaust. Side or bottom exhaust
adds a 90" turn inside the dryer. To determine
exhaust length, add one 90" turn to the
Exhaust Kit No. 279818 (white)
Exhaust Kit No. 279819 (almond)
Follow the instructions
in the kit to avoid
and personal hazards.
1. See the exhaust vent length chart that matches
your type hood for the maximum
vent lengths you
for left or
exhaust air flow
29 29 ft. ft.
21 21 ft. ft.
Do not use vent runs longer than specified
exhaust vent length
Exhaust systems longer than specified will:
lint creating a potential fire
shorten the life of the dryer.
resulting in longer
drying times and increased energy usage.
a 2" x 6" rectangular
vent with 2 elbows
and a 9 -l/2"
exhaust hood is
the number of elbows you will need.
3. In the column listing the type of metal vent you are
using (rigid or flexible), find the maximum
of metal vent on the same line as the number of
the number of 4" clamps you will need.
systems not covered
by exhaust vent
charts (such as multiple unit hookups,
plenums, and power-assist fans), see Service
Manual, Part No, 603197. (To purchase the Service
Manual, see your Use and Care Guide for a toll-free