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24-inch wide laundry center washer - gas dryer
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• Agrounded electrical outlet l ocated w ithin 2ft (61 cm) o f
Minimum installation
spacing
for recessed area or closet
either side of the laundry center. See "Electrical
installation
Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support the laundry center weight (laundry
center, water and load) of 500 Ibs (226.8 kg).
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1 in. (2.5 cm) under
entire laundry center. Clothes may not tumble properly and
automatic sensor cycles may not operate correctly if dryer is
not level. Installing on carpet is not recommended.
A water heater set to deliver 120°F (49°C) water to the
washer.
Hot and cold water faucets located within 4 f_ (1.2 m) of the
hot and cold water fill valves, and water pressure of 5-100 psi
(34.5-689.6 kPa).
Install the laundry center where it is protected from water and/or
weather.
Do not operate your washer in temperatures
at or below 32°F
(O°C). Some water can remain in the washer and can cause
damage in low temperatures.
See "Vacation, Storage, and
Moving Care" for winterizing information.
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures
below 45°F (7°C). At
lower temperatures,
the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. This can result in longer drying times.
Check code requirements.
Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the laundry center in garages, closets, mobile
homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building
inspector.
NOTE: No other fuel-burning
appliance can be installed in the
same closet as a dryer.
Installation Clearances
The location must be large enough to fully open the dryer door.
Laundry Center Dimensions
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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1. Recessed Area
2. Side view - closet or confined area
3. Closet door with vents
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.
Mobile Home Installation Kit Part Number 346764. See "Tools
and Parts" section for ordering information.
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.
* Most installations require a minimum 51/2in. (14 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Requirements."
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