• Alevel floorwithamaximum s lope of1 in.(2.5 cm) u nder
entire laundry center. Clothes may nottumble p roperly and
automatic sensor cycles may notoperate c orrectly ifdryer i s
notlevel. Installing oncarpet isnotrecommended.
• Awater h eater settodeliver 120°F ( 49°C) water tothe
• Hot a ndcold water f aucets l ocated w ithin 4ft (1.2 m)ofthe
hotand cold water f illvalves, and water p ressure of5-100 psi
Install thelaundry center where i t isprotected from water a nd/or
Donotoperate y our w asher intemperatures
(0°C). Some w ater c anremain i nthewasher and cancause
damage i nlowtemperatures.
See "Vacation, Storage, and
Moving C are" f orwinterizing information.
Donotoperate y our d ryer a ttemperatures
below 45°F (7°C). At
thedryer m ight n otshut o ffattheend ofan
automatic cycle. This canresult i nlonger drying times.
Check c ode requirements.
Some codes l imit, o rdonotpermit,
installation ofthelaundry center ingarages, closets, mobile
homes, orsleeping quarters. Contact your l ocal b uilding
The location must be large enough to fully open the dryer door.
Laundry Center Dimensions
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*Most installations require a minimum 51/;,in. (14 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Minimum installation spacing for recessed area or closet
The following dimensions shown are for the minimum spacings
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door and
Additional spacing of 1 in. (2.5 cm) on all sides of the dryer 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
Rear clearance may be 0 in. when house exhaust system is
lined up directly with dryer exhaust.
(u m) _.Q m)
114 m )
1. Recessed Area
2. Side view - closet or confined area
3. Closet door with vents
S' ( z.6 cm)
This laundry center is suitable for mobile home installations.
The installation must conform to the Manufactured
and Safety Standard, Title 24 CFR, Part 3280
(formerly the Federal Standard for Mobile Home Construction
and Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280).
Mobile home installations
Metal exhaust system hardware which is available for
purchase from your local Sears store or Sears Service Center.
Special provisions must be made in mobile homes to
introduce outside air into the dryer. The opening (such as a
nearby window) should be at least twice as large as the dryer
The laundry center can be installed using the standpipe drain
system (floor or wall), the laundry tub drain system, or the floor
drain system. Select the drain hose installation method you need
(see "Alternate Parts").
- wall or floor (view I & 2)
The standpipe drain requires a minimum diameter standpipe of 2
in. (5 cm). The minimum carry-away capacity can be no less than
17 gal (64 L) per minute. A 2 in. (5 cm) diameter to 1 in. (2.5 cm)
diameter standpipe adapter kit is available. See "Alternate Parts."
The top of the standpipe must be at least 39 in. (99 cm) high and
no higher than 96 in. (2.4 m) from the bottom of the washer.
tub drain system
The laundry tub needs a minimum 20 gal. (76 L) capacity. The top
of the laundry tub must be at least 34 in. (86.4 cm) above the floor
and no higher than 96 in. (2.4 m) from the bottom of the washer.