Drain system can be installed using a floor drain, wall standpipe,
floor standpipe, or laundry tub. Select method you need.
IMPORTANT: To avoid siphoning, only 4.5" (114 mm) of drain
hose should be inside standpipe. Always secure drain hose with
Floor standpipe drain system
Minimum diameter for a standpipe drain: 2" (51 mm). Minimum
carry-away capacity: 17 gal. (64 L) per minute. A 1/4" (6 mm)
diameter to 1" (25 mm) diameter Standpipe Adapter Kit is
available. Top of standpipe must be at least 30" (762 mm) high;
install no higher than 72" (1.8 m) from bottom of dryer.
IMPORTANT: Only 4.5" (114 mm) of drain hose should be inside
standpipe; do not force excess hose into standpipe.
Wall standpipe drain system
See requirements for floor standpipe drain system.
Laundry tub drain system
Minimum capacity: 20 gal. (76 L). Top of laundry tub must be
at least 30" (762 mm) above floor; install no higher than
72" (1.8 m) from bottom of dryer.
IMPORTANT: Only 4.5" (114 mm) of drain hose should lay
on side of laundry tub. Do not lay the hose at the bottom of tub.
Floor drain system
Remove the U-bend at the end of the drain hose by cutting
the hose at the end of the U-bend for the floor drain system as
shown in the picture above.
NOTE: Cut hose so that no more than 4.5" (114 mm) of the hose
is in the floor drain to avoid siphoning.
Electrical Requirements -
It is your responsibility:
To contact a qualified electrical installer.
To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and
in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/
NFPA 70 – latest edition and all local codes and ordinances.
The National Electrical Code requires a 4-wire power supply
connection for homes built after 1996, dryer circuits involved
in remodeling after 1996, and all mobile home installations.
A copy of the above code standards can be obtained from:
National Fire Protection Association, One Batterymarch Park,
Quincy, MA 02269.
To supply the required 3 or 4 wire, single phase, 120/240
volt, 60 Hz, AC only electrical supply (or 3 or 4 wire, 120/208
volt electrical supply, if specified on the serial/rating plate)
on a separate 30-amp circuit, fused on both sides of the line.
Connect to an individual branch circuit. Do not have a fuse in
the neutral or grounding circuit.
Do not use an extension cord.
If codes permit and a separate ground wire is used, it is
recommended that a qualified electrician determine that
the ground path is adequate.
To properly install your dryer, you must determine the type of
electrical connection you will be using and follow the instructions
provided for it here.
This dryer is manufactured ready to install with a 3-wire
electrical supply connection. The neutral ground conductor
is permanently connected to the neutral conductor (white wire)
within the dryer. If the dryer is installed with a 4-wire electrical
supply connection, the neutral ground conductor must be
removed from the external ground connector (green screw),
and secured under the neutral terminal (center or white wire)
of the terminal block. When the neutral ground conductor is
secured under the neutral terminal (center or white wire) of the
terminal block, the dryer cabinet is isolated from the neutral
conductor. The green ground wire of the 4-wire power cord
must be secured to the dryer cabinet with the green
If local codes do not permit the connection of a neutral
ground wire to the neutral wire, see "Optional 3-wire