Tools and Parts
Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the safety instructions provided with any tools
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1" (2.54 cm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
Wire stripper (direct wire
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts are
4 Leveling legs
NOTE: Do not use leveling legs if installing the dryer on a
Check local codes. Check existing electrical supply and venting.
See "Electrical Requirements" and "Venting Requirements"
before purchasing parts.
For close-clearance installations between 28.65" (72.77 cm)
and 34.15" (86.74 cm), see "Plan Vent System" section for
Mobile home installations require metal exhaust system hardware
available for purchase from your local Sears store or Sears
Service Center. For further information, please call
Caulking gun and
compound (for installing
new exhaust vent)
Tin snips (new vent
¼" nut driver or socket
Are you placing the dryer on a pedestal? You can purchase a
pedestal separately for this dryer. This pedestal will add about
10" (25.4 cm) to the height of your unit for a total height of
approximately 46" (116.8 cm).
For a garage installation, you will need to place the dryer at least
18" (46 cm) above the floor.
The pedestal is available in:
White - Part Number 46822
To order, call your local Sears store. For further information,
please call 1-800-4-MY-HOME
Are you planning to stack your Kenmore washer and dryer? To do
so, find the stack kit in the dryer drum. Follow instructions
included with the kit. See "Location Requirements."
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
A separate 30-amp circuit.
If using a power supply cord, a grounded electrical outlet
located within 2 ft (61 cm) of either side of the dryer. See
A sturdy floor to support the total dryer weight of 127 lbs
(57.6 kg). The combined weight of a companion appliance
should also be considered.