Check that you have everything necessary for correct installation.
Proper installation is your responsibility.
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1 in. (2.54 cm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
Wire stripper (For U.S.
only, direct wire
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts were
4 leveling legs
Check local codes, check existing electrical supply and venting
and see "Electrical Requirements" and "Venting Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware
available for purchase from the dealer from whom you purchased
your dryer. For further information, please reference the front page
of your "Dryer User Instructions."
A sturdy floor to support the dryer and a total weight (dryer
and load) of 200 Ib (90.7 kg). The combined weight of a
companion appliance should also be considered.
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1 in. (2.5 cm) under
entire dryer. (If slope is greater than 1 in. [2.5 cm], install
Extended Dryer Feet Kit, Part No. 279810.) Clothes may not
tumble properly and models with automatic sensor cycles
may not operate correctly if dryer is not level.
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures
below 45°F (7°C). At
the dryer might not shut off at the end of an
automatic cycle. Drying times can be extended.
Install the dryer where it is protected from 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.
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
Keep flarnmabme rnateriams and vapors,
away from dryer.
Place dryer at Beast 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can resuJt in death, explosion,
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
A separate 30 amp circuit.
A grounded electrical outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of
either side of the dryer. See "Electrical Requirements."
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!. Small Opening Side-Swing Door
2. Large Opening Side-Swing Door
3. Wide Opening Side-Swing Door
4. Wide Opening Hamper Door
* Most installations
require a minimum 51/2in. (14 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
spacing for recessed
area or closet
The dimensions shown following are for the minimum spacing
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.