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Kenmore 27-1nch Wide - Extra Large Capacity Plus LAUNDRY CENTER Washer - Electric Dryer Use & Care Manual page 16

27-inch wide-extra large capacity plus laundry center washer-electric dryer
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Alternate
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
instructions
provided with the vent
system.
2
!. Loop system with standard elbows
2, Loop system with one offset & one stardard elbow
3. Vent system with one periscope [2 in. (5 cm) clearance]
NOTE: The following kits for close clearance alternate
installations are available for purchase. To order, please reference
the service numbers located on the back page of this manual.
Over-The-Top Installation:
Part Number 26-49900
Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent
mismatch):
Part Number 26-49901 - Less than 5 in. (12.7 cm) mismatch
Part Number 26-49908 - 5 in. (12.7 cm) to 18 in. (45.7 cm)
mismatch
Part Number 26-49904 - 18 in. (45.7 cm) to 29 in. (73.7 cm)
mismatch
Part Number 26-49905 - 29 in. (73.7 cm) to 50 in. (127 cm)
mismatch
Special
provisions for mobile home installations
The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible
portion of the mobile home structure. Do not use screws or other
fastening devices that extend into the interior of the vent to
secure vent.
Determine
Vent Length
1o Select the route that will provide the straightest 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 kinking. Avoid 90° turns.
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2.
Determine vent length.
The maximum length of the exhaust system depends upon:
The type of vent (rigid metal or flexible metal).
The number of elbows used.
Type of hood.
Recommended
hood styles are shown here.
1
(1o.2 cm)
1. Louvered hood style
2. Box hood style
The angled hood style (shown following) is acceptable.
2.5"
See the exhaust vent length chart that matches your hood
type for the maximum vent lengths you can use.
Exhaust systems longer than specified will:
Shorten the life of the dryer.
Reduce performance,
resulting in longer drying times and
increased energy usage.
Terminate the exhaust vent outside. The exhaust vent must not
terminate beneath the mobile home and must not be connected
to any other duct, vent or chimney.
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