The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
*Most installations require a minimum 5" (12.7 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Installation spacing for recessed area or closet installation
The following spacing dimensions are recommended
dryer. This dryer has been tested for spacing of 0" (0 cm)
clearance on the sides and rear. Recommended
be considered for the following reasons:
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door and
Additional spacing should be considered on all sides of the
dryer 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
Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.
(45.7 c _) I ___
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(155crn 2) U
(7.6 c m)
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
C. Closet door with vents
Mobile Home - Additional
This dryer 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 require:
Metal exhaust system hardware, which is available for
purchase from your dealer.
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
It is your responsibility
To contact a qualified electrical installer.
To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in
with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA
70-latest edition and all local codes and ordinances.
The National Electric Code requires a 4-wire supply
connection for homes built after 1996, dryer circuits involved
in remodeling after 1996, and all mobile home installations.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association,
Quincy, MA 02269.
To supply the required 3 or 4 wire, single phase, 120/240 volt,
60 Hz., AC only electrical supply (or 3 or 4 wire, 120/208 volt
electrical supply, if specified on the serial/rating
plate) on a
separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both sides of the line. A
time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended.
to an individual branch circuit. Do not have a fuse in the
neutral or grounding circuit.
Do not use an extension cord.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
that a qualified electrician determine that the
ground path is adequate.
To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of
electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
If local codes do not permit the connection of a neutral
ground wire to the neutral wire, see "Optional 3-wire
This dryer is manufactured
ready to install with a 3-wire
electrical supply connection. The neutral ground wire is
permanently connected to the neutral conductor
within the dryer. If the dryer is installed with a 4-wire electrical
supply connection, the neutral ground wire must be removed
from the external ground conductor screw (green screw), and
secured under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of
the terminal block. When the neutral ground wire is secured
under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of the
terminal block, the dryer cabinet is isolated from the neutral
A 4-wire power supply connection must be used when the
appliance is installed in a location where grounding through
the neutral conductor
is prohibited. Grounding through the
neutral is prohibited for (1) new branch-circuit
(2) mobile homes, (3) recreational vehicles, and (4) areas
where local codes prohibit grounding through the neutral