Electric Dryer
PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS
OVERALL DIMENSIONS
Dryer dimensions
WED7300X, WED7400X,
WED7600X, WED7800X
Dryer with extended back:
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 timedelay fuse or circuit breaker is recommended. Connect
to an individual branch circuit. Do not have a fuse in the
neutral or grounding circuit.
30"
(762 mm)
221/4"
(565 mm)
Recommended Styles:
28"
(711 mm)
431/2"
(783 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.
Dryer with flat back:
NOTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (127 mm) clearance
behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow. See “Venting Requirements.”
Spacing for recessed area or closet installation
All dimensions show recommended spacing allowed, with
tested spacing of 0" (0 mm) clearance on sides and rear.
Louvered Hood
Box Hood
14" max.*
(356 mm)
Acceptable Style:
18"*
(457 mm)
Angled Hood
1"
(25 mm)
1"
29"
(25 mm)
(737 mm)
Recessed area
The Vent system chart provides venting requirements
that will help achieve best drying performance.
NOTE: Bottom exhaust installations have a 90° turn
inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length,
add one 90° turn to the chart.
14" max.*
(356 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)
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.
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.
1"
(25 mm)
5"
30"
(127 mm)
(762 mm)
Side view - closet or confined area
(Dryer with extended back)
48" 2*
(310 cm2)
24" *
(155 cm2)
3"*
(76 mm)
3"*
(76 mm)
2
1"
(25 mm)
5"
28"
(127 mm)
(711 mm)
Side view - closet or confined area
(Dryer with flat back)
Closet door with vents
* Required spacing
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.
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. W10347663
02/2011