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27-inch wide-extra large capacity plus laundry center washer-electric dryer
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• 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
washer.
• 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
(34.5-689.6 kPa).
Install thelaundry center where i t isprotected from water a nd/or
weather.
Donotoperate y our w asher intemperatures
atorbelow 32°F
(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
lower temperatures,
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
inspector.
Installation Clearances
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
Requirements."
Minimum installation spacing for recessed area or closet
installation
The following dimensions shown are for the minimum spacings
allowed.
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door and
floor moldings.
Additional spacing of 1 in. (2.5 cm) on all sides of the dryer is
recommended
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
acceptable.
Rear clearance may be 0 in. when house exhaust system is
lined up directly with dryer exhaust.
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(ocm)(w.scm)(Ocm)
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114 m )
2
3
1. Recessed Area
2. Side view - closet or confined area
3. Closet door with vents
S' ( z.6 cm)
$' ('t.6cm)
Mobile Home-Additional
Installation
Requirements
This laundry center is suitable for mobile home installations.
The installation must conform to the Manufactured
Home
Construction
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
require:
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
exhaust opening.
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").
Standpipe
drain system
- 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.
1
2
Laundry
tub drain system
(view 3}
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.
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