Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation.
Read and follow the instructions
provided with any tools listed
Tin snips (new vent
#2 Phillips screwdriver
Adjustable wrench that
opens to 1" (2.5 cm) or
hex-head socket wrench
(for adjusting dryer feet)
Caulking gun and
Wire stripper (for direct
new exhaust vent)
Remove parts package from dryer drum. Check that all parts
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 your local Sears store or Sears
Service Center. For further information, please call
materials and vapors, such as
gaso(ine, 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 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 weight (dryer and load) of
200 Ibs (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
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.
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.