If you are working in a closet or recessed area
Move the laundry center into its final position and remove
cardboard from under laundry center. Remove the access panel
by removing 3 Phillips-head screws and one bumper, located at
the top of the access panel. Set panel, screw, and bumper aside.
Complete hook-up of water hoses and (on gas models) the
flexible gas connector through the access area.
Check for leaks
9. Turn on the water faucets and check for leaks. A small
amount of water might enter the washer. You will drain this
1. Move the laundry center to its final location and remove any
cardboard used to move the laundry center.
Locate the remaining piece of shipping strap (see "Remove
3. Wrap the drain hose to the laundry tub leg or standpipe with
the shipping strap (1 or 2 below). Push fastener into the
nearest hole in the shipping strap (see illustration above).
If the water faucets and the drain standpipe are recessed, put
the hooked end of the drain hose in the standpipe. Tightly
wrap the shipping strap around the water inlet hoses and the
drain hose (3 above). Push fastener into the nearest hole in
the shipping strap (see illustration above).
Do not force excess drain hose back into the rear of the
Typical exhaust installations
Typical installations vent the dryer from rear of the laundry center.
Other installations are possible.
2. Heavy metal vent
6. Duct tape & clamps
3. Duct tape & clamps
8. Exhaust hood
This laundry center can be converted to exhaust out the right or
left side. To convert the laundry center, use Side Exhaust Kit Part
Number 279823. If your laundry center was previously exhausted
from the right or left side, it can be converted to rear exhaust by
using standard offset connections.
To cover the hole in the side,
one of the following plugs can be added:
Follow the instructions
in the kit to install. Kits are available from
your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
1. Standard rear offset exhaust installation
2. Rear exhaust for offset close clearance connection
3. Left or right side exhaust installation