and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (460 mm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
You will need:
A location allowing for proper exhaust installation.
See "Venting Requirements."
A separate 30 amp circuit for electric dryers.
A separate 15 or 20 amp circuit for gas dryers.
If you are using power supply cord, a grounded electrical
outlet located within 2 ft. (610 mm) of either side of dryer.
See "Electrical Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support dryer and a total weight (dryer
and load) of 200 Ibs. (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a
appliance should also be considered.
Level floor with maximum slope of 1" (25 mm) under entire
dryer. If slope is greater than 1" (25 mm), install Extended
Dryer Feet Kit, Part Number 279810. If not level, clothes
may not tumble properly and automatic sensor cycles may
not operate correctly.
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. Drying times can be extended.
The dryer must not be installed or stored in an area where it
will be exposed to water and/or weather.
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit,
installation of the dryer 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.
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
Most installations require a minimum 51/2"(140 mm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
(749 rnrn) X _7"
(749 ram) \
A. Large opening side-swing
B. Wide opening hamper door
1"-_1_ 27"_1_ 1"
-Hi" F 2_/,,, Hs,/_"*F-
(686rnm)(25turn) (25mm} (743mm}
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
C. Closet door with vents
area or closet
The dimensions shown are for the minimum spacing allowed.
Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, and
Additional spacing of 1" (25 mm) 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
Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.
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
Safety, Title 24, HUD Part 280) or the Canadian Manufactured
Home Standard CAN/CSA-Z240
Metal exhaust system hardware, available for purchase.
For further information, please reference the "Assistance
Service" section of the "Dryer User Instructions."
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