Optional 3-wire connection
Use for direct wire or power supply cord where local codes
do not permit connecting cabinet-ground
1. Remove center terminal block screw.
Remove appliance ground wire (green with yellow stripes)
from external ground connector screw. Connect appliance
ground wire and the neutral wire (white or center wire) of
power supply cord/cable under center, silver colored terminal
block screw. Tighten screw.
3. Connect the other wires to outer terminal block screws.
4. Tighten strain relief screws.
Insert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel.
Secure cover with hold-down
6. Connect a separate copper ground wire from the external
ground connector screw to an adequate ground.
1. External ground connector
2. Neutral grounding
3. Neutral wire (white or center wire)
4. Grounding path determined
by a quafified electrician
Use a heavy metal vent.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.
To reduce the risk of fire, this laundry center
MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
4 in. (10.2 cm) heavy metal exhaust vent and clamps must be
venting products are recommended
available from your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
vent products can be purchased from your dealer.
for further information, please reference the service number
located on the back page of this manual.
Visit our Internet site at: www.sears.com
Do not exhaust the dryer into any gas vent, chimney, wall,
ceiling, or a concealed space of a building.
Do not use an exhaust hood with a magnetic latch.
Do not install flexible metal vent in enclosed walls, ceilings or
Do not use screws or other fastening devices that extend into
the interior of the vent to secure vent.
IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
Improper venting can cause moisture and lint to collect
indoors, which may result in:
Moisture damage to woodwork,
furniture, paint, wall-
paper, carpets, etc.
problems and health problems.
Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use plastic or metal foil vent.
Rigid metal vent is recommended
to prevent crushing and
Flexible metal vent must be fully extended and supported
the laundry center is in its final position. Remove excess flexible
metal vent to avoid sagging and kinking that may result in
An exhaust hood should cap the vent to prevent rodents and
insects from entering the home.
Exhaust hood must be at least 12 in. (30.5 cm) from the ground or
any object that may be in the path of the exhaust (such as
flowers, rocks or bushes, etc.).
If using an existing vent system, clean lint from the entire length
of the system and make sure exhaust hood is not plugged with
lint. Replace any plastic or metal foil vent with rigid metal or
flexible metal vent.
Use duct tape to seal all joints.