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Location Requirements - Kenmore 110.8787? Use & Care Manual

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WARNING
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
You will need
A location that allows for proper exhaust installation. See
"Venting Requirements."
A separate 30-amp circuit.
If you are using a power supply cord, a grounded electrical
outlet located within 2 ft (61 cm) of either side of the dryer.
See "Electrical Requirements."
A sturdy floor to support the total dryer weight of 200 lbs
(90.7 kg). The combined weight of a companion appliance
should also be considered.
A level floor with a maximum slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire
dryer. (If slope is greater than 1" [2.5 cm], install Extended
Dryer Feet Kit, Part Number 279810.) Clothes may not tumble
properly and automatic sensor cycles may not operate
correctly if dryer is not level.
For a garage installation, you will need to place the dryer at
least 18" (46 cm) above the floor. If you are using a pedestal,
you will need 18" (46 cm) to the bottom of the dryer.
Do not operate your dryer at temperatures below 45ºF (7ºC). 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.
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Location Requirements

Installation clearances
The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to
open fully.
Dryer Dimensions
(96.52 cm)
*Most installations require a minimum 5" (12.7 cm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See "Venting
Requirements."
Installation spacing for recessed area or closet installation
The following spacing dimensions are recommended for this
dryer. This dryer has been tested for spacing of 0" (0 cm)
clearance on the sides and rear. Recommended spacing should
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
floor moldings.
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
acceptable.
Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.
Custom undercounter installation - Dryer only
*Required spacing
38"
*31½"
(80.01 cm)
27"
(68.6 cm)
0"
(0 cm)
38" min.
(96.52 cm)
1"*
27"
(2.5 cm)
(68.6 cm)
50½"
(128.27 cm)
1"*
(2.5 cm)

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