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Special Requirements for
Manufactured or Mobile Homes
Any installation in a manufactured or mobile home must
comply with the Manufactured Home Construction and
you are uncertain whether your proposed installation
will comply with these standards, please contact a
service and installation professional for assistance.
concerning the electrical connection is provided in the
section Connecting Electric Dryers.
must be vented to the outside.
back, left, right, or bottom panel.
back, left, or bottom panel. Gas dryers may not be
vented to the outside using the right side panel
because of the burner housing.
the manufactured or mobile home structure, and the
exhaust duct must be made of a material that will resist
fire and combustion.
It is recommended that you use a rigid or flexible metal
duct, vent, chimney, or other exhaust duct.
fresh air to ensure proper operation. The opening for
and when venting the dryer to the outdoors, the dryer
the sides and back of the dryer.
with the dryer. You should obtain the venting materials
necessary for proper installation.
Final Installation Check
Once you have completed the installation of the dryer
and it is in its final location, confirm proper operation
with the following tests and Installation Test (Duct
Check) on the following page.
Testing dryer heating
Close the dryer door, press the On/Off button to turn the
dryer on, and start the dryer on a heat setting.
When the dryer starts, the igniter should ignite the main
Close the dryer door, press the On/Off button to turn
the dryer on, and start the dryer on a heat setting. The
exhaust air should be warm after the dryer has been
Effective dryer operation requires proper airflow.
The adequacy of the airflow can be measured by
evaluating the static pressure. Static pressure in the
exhaust duct can be measured with a manometer,
from the dryer.
dryer is running with no load.
Once the dryer is in its final location, recheck the dryer
to be sure it is level. Make sure it is level front to back
If all air is not purged from the gas line, the gas igniter
may turn off before the main burner ignites. If this
happens, the igniter will reattempt gas ignition after
approximately two minutes.