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Electrical Requirements - Kenmore 4900 series Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

Front-loading automatic washer
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Selecting the proper location for your washer improves
performance
and minimizes
noise and possible washer "walk."
Your washer can be installed under a custom
counter, or in a
basement,
laundry room, closet, or recessed
area. See "Drain
System."
Companion
appliance
location requirements
should also be
considered.
Proper installation
is your responsibility.
You will need
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A water heater set to deliver 120°F (49°C) water to the
washer.
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A grounded
electrical outlet located
within 6 ft (1.8 m) of
where the power cord is attached to the back of the washer.
See "Electrical
Requirements."
Hot and cold water faucets
located within 4 ft (1.2 m) of the
hot and cold water fill valves, and water pressure of 20-100
psi (137.9-689.6
kPa).
A level floor with a maximum
slope of 1" (2.5 cm) under entire
washer. Installing the washer on soft floor surfaces, such as
carpets or surfaces
with foam backing,
is not recommended.
A sturdy and solid floor to support the washer with a total
weight (water and load) of 400 Ibs (180 kg).
Do not operate your washer in temperatures
below 32°F (0°C).
Some water can remain in the washer and can cause damage
in
low temperatures.
InstallaSon clearances
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The location must be large enough to allow the washer door
to be fully opened.
Additional
spacing should be considered
for ease of
installation
and servicing.
The door opens more than 90 ° and
it is not reversible.
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Additional
clearances
might be required for wall, door, and
floor moldings.
Additional
spacing of 1" (2.5 cm) on all sides of the washer is
recommended
to reduce noise transfer.
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Companion
appliance
spacing should also be considered.
Washer Dimensions
(131.4ca=)
Door is not reversible
Recommended installation spacing for custom
undercounter
installation
The dimensions
shown are for the recommended
spacing.
Custom undercounter
installation
- Washer
only
39"
(_.lca=)
J
LT-"I%; : a=)
Recommended
installation spacing
for recessed
or closet
installation, win
or without
a padestai
The dimensions
shown are for the recommended
spacing.
Recessed
area or closet
installation
(510 ca= 2 )
24 In3* -=_
_=
(1_ ca= _ )
I 1"N- 51_,, -_ 4,, I _.
(2.5ca=)
(51.1 ca=) (10.2ca=)
A
B
A. Side view - closet or confined area
B. Closet door with vents
(7.6 ca=)
-f
_fS"
(7.6ca=)
* Min. top and bottom
air openings
for closet door.
Recessed
or closet
installation
- Washer
on pedestal
(2.5ca=)
_(68.5
ca=)
_
(2.5ca=)
m
f
38" a=in.
(97 ca=)
(2.5ca=)
(51.1ca=)
A
B
A. Recessed
area
B. Side view - closet
or confined
area

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