Warning, Install vent system, Install leveling legs – Maytag W10155112A User Manual

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Special provisions for mobile home installations
The exhaust vent must be securely fastened to a noncombustible portion of the mobile home
structure and must not terminate beneath the mobile home. Terminate the exhaust vent

Determine vent path

Select the route that will provide the straightest and most direct path outdoors.

Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and turns.

When using elbows or making turns, allow as much room as possible.

Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.

Use the fewest 90° turns possible.

Determine vent length and elbows needed for best drying performance

Use the Vent system chart below to determine type of vent material and hood
combinations acceptable to use.

NOTE: Do not use vent runs longer than those specified in the Vent system chart. Exhaust
systems longer than those specified will:

Shorten the life of the dryer.

Reduce performance, resulting in longer drying times and increased energy usage.

The Vent system chart provides venting requirements that will help to achieve the best drying

Vent system chart

NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installations have a 90º turn inside the dryer. To determine
maximum exhaust length, add one 90º turn to the chart.

Install Vent System

1. Install exhaust hood. Use caulking compound to seal exterior wall opening around

exhaust hood.

2. Connect vent to exhaust hood. Vent must fit inside exhaust hood. Secure vent to exhaust

hood with 4" (10.2 cm) clamp.

3. Run vent to dryer location. Use the straightest path possible. See “Determine vent path” in

“Plan Vent System.” Avoid 90º turns. Use clamps to seal all joints. Do not use duct tape,
screws or other fastening devices that extend into the interior of the vent to secure vent.

Install Leveling Legs

1. To protect the floor, use a large flat piece of cardboard from the dryer carton. Place

cardboard under the entire back edge of the dryer.

Number of
90º turns
or elbows

Type of

Box or



Rigid metal
Flexible metal

64 ft (20 m)
36 ft (11 m)

58 ft (17.7 m)
28 ft (8.5 m)


Rigid metal
Flexible metal

54 ft (16.5 m)
31 ft (9.4 m)

48 ft (14.6 m)
23 ft (7 m)


Rigid metal
Flexible metal

44 ft (13.4 m)
27 ft (8.2 m)

38 ft (11.6 m)
19 ft (5.8 m)


Rigid metal
Flexible metal

35 ft (10.7 m)
25 ft (7.6 m)

29 ft (8.8 m)
17 ft (5.2 m)


Rigid metal
Flexible metal

27 ft (8.2 m)
23 ft (7 m)

21 ft (6.4 m)
15 ft (4.6 m)


Excessive Weight Hazard

Use two or more people to move and install dryer.

Failure to do so can result in back or other injury.

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