Electric Dryer Installation Instructions
PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS
WED94HEX, WED95HEX,
WED97HEX, WEDXXHEX
OVERALL DIMENSIONS
Dryer dimensions
Front view:
Side view:
507/8"
(1292 mm)
27"
(686 mm)
Electrical: This dryer requires a 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. A
time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended.
Connect to an individual branch circuit. Do not have
a fuse in the neutral or grounding circuit.
381/8"
(968 mm)
Water (Steam models only): The dryer must be
connected to the cold water faucet using new inlet
hoses. Do not use old hoses. Do not overtighten.
Damage to the coupling can result.
Exhaust venting: Exhaust your dryer to the outside.
4" (102 mm) diameter vent is required. Rigid or flexible
metal exhaust vent must be used. Do not use plastic
or metal foil vet. Exhaust hood must be at least
12" (305 mm) from the ground or any object that
may be in the path of the exhaust.
305/8"
(728 mm)
Left or
right side
exhaust
3/4"*
(18 mm)
3
/4"*
(18 mm)
Back view:
61/2"
(165 mm)
Hood styles: A & B are recommended.
NOTE: Most installations require a
minimum of 5" (127 mm) clearance
behind dryer for exhaust vent with
elbow. See “Venting Requirements.”
297/8"*
(759 mm)
31/2"*
(89 mm)
C
B
A
A. Louvered hood
B. Box hood
C. Angled hood (acceptable)
3
/4"*
(18 mm)
61/8"*
(156 mm)
* Approximate measurement
143/8"
(365 mm)
The Vent system chart provides venting requirements
that will help achieve best drying performance.
Closet installation (dryer only):
NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installation have a 90°
turn inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust
length, add a 90° turn to the total number of elbows
when referemcing the chart.
18" min.
(457 mm)
Vent system chart
Number of
90° elbows
Type
of vent
Box/louvered
hoods
Angled
hoods
0
Rigid metal
64 ft. (20 m)
58 ft. (17.7 m)
3"
(76 mm)
48 in.2 min.
(310 cm2)
24 in. min.
(155 cm2)
2
1
Rigid metal
54 ft. (16.5 m)
48 ft. (14.6 m)
2
Rigid metal
44 ft. (13.4 m)
38 ft. (11.6 m)
3
Rigid metal
35 ft. (10.7 m)
29 ft. (8.8 m)
4
Rigid metal
27 ft. (8.2 m)
21 ft. (6.4 m)
Do not use vent runs longer than specified in vent
length chart.
Determine the number of elbows you will need.
5"
(127 mm)
3"
(76 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
For closet installation, with a door,
the minimum ventilation openings
in the top and bottom of the door
are required. Louvered doors with
equivalent air ventilation openings
are acceptable.
1"
(25 mm)
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.
Use the fewest 90° turns possible.
Because Whirlpool Corporation policy includes a continuous commitment to improve
our products, we reserve the right to change materials and specifications without notice.
Dimensions are for planning purposes only. For complete details, see Installation
Instructions packed with product. Specifications subject to change without notice.
Ref. W10057363B
12/2010