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Requirements for Installation

Requirements for Installation.

WARNING!

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Explosion Hazard

  • Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer.
  • Place dryer at least 18” (46cm) above the floor for a garage installation.
  • Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.

Minimum clearance for alcove or closet installation:

  • Minimum clearance between dryer cabinet and adjacent walls or other surfaces is:
        3/4” (20mm) sides, front, and top
        1” (25.4mm) rear
  • Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service.
  • Closet doors must be louvered or otherwise ventilated and have at least 60 square inches (387cm2) of open area. If the closet contains both a washer and a dryer, doors must contain a minimum of 120 square inches (774cm2) of open area.

Minimum clearance other than alcove or closet installation:

  • Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are:
        3/4” (20mm) sides and top
        1” (25.4mm) rear
  • Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service.
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