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Gas Dryer
PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS
MGDE201Y, MGDE251Y, MGDE301Y
DRYER DIMENSIONS
Front view:
Side view:
Back view:
48 3/4"
(1238 mm)
27"
(686 mm)
61/4"
(159 mm)
29"
(737 mm)
Electric
35 3/8"
(899 mm)
35 3/8"
(899 mm)
53/4"
(146 mm)
Water inlet†
53/4"*
(146 mm)
Vent
3 /2"
(89 mm)
281/8"
(715 mm)
Vent:
31/2" (89 mm)
Water Inlet:
31/4" (83 mm)
1
1"*
(25 mm)
* Approx. measurement
1"
(25 mm)
6 7/8"
(174 mm)
1"*
(25 mm)
Gas
14"
(358 mm)
251/2"
(650 mm)
* Approx. measurement
61/8"*
(156 mm)
* Approx. measurement
†
Steam models only
Recommended installation clearances:
Closet installation (dryer only):
Closet Installation (stacked washer and dryer):
Custom under counter installation (dryer only):
6"
(152 mm)
3"
(76 mm)
34" recommended
(864 mm)
18" min.
(457 mm)
3"
(76 mm)
48 in.2
(310 cm2)
76"
(1930 mm)
39" min.
(990 mm)
48 in.2
(310 cm2)
1"
(25 mm)
3"
(76 mm)
5"
(127 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
24 in.2
(155 cm2)
1"
(25 mm)
5"
(127 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
3"
(76 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
24 in.2
(155 cm2)
1"
(25 mm)
NOTE: Most installations require a minimum of 5" (127 mm)
clearance behind dryer for exhaust vent with elbow. See
“Venting Requirements.”
Installation Clearances
Cabinet installation (dryer only):
Check code requirements. Some codes limit, or do not permit, installation of the dryer in garages, closets,
mobile homes, or sleeping quarters. Contact your local building inspector.
7"
(178 mm)
NOTE: No other fuel-burning appliance can be installed in the same closet as a dryer.
Installation spacing for recessed area or closet installation
18"
(460 mm)
All dimensions show recommended and minimum spacing allowed.
■■ Additional spacing should be considered for ease of
installation and servicing.
■■ Additional clearances might be required for wall, door, floor moldings, dryer venting, and gas line.
■■ Additional spacing should be considered on all sides
of the dryer to reduce noise transfer.
■■ For closet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation openings in the top and bottom of the door are
required. Louvered doors with equivalent ventilation openings are acceptable.
5"
(127 mm)
■■ Companion appliance spacing should also be considered.
1"
(25 mm)
1"
(25 mm)
W10385100B
INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
GAS SUPPLY REQUIREMENTS
Gas supply: This dryer is equipped for use with Natural gas. Dryer can be converted to L.P. gas. When rigid pipe is used it should be
1/2" IPS. When acceptable to the gas supplier and local codes, 3/8" approved tubing may be used for lengths under 20 ft (6.1 m).
For lengths over 20 ft (6.1 m), larger tubing should be used. Pipe-joint compounds resistant to the action of L.P. gas must be used.
An individual manual shutoff valve must be installed within 6 ft (1.8 m) of the dryer in accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code
ANSI Z223.1.
ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS
120 Volt, 60 Hz, AC only, 15- or 20- amp fused electrical supply is required. A time-delay fuse or circuit breaker is
recommended. It is also recommended that a separate circuit serving only this dryer be provided.
WATER (STEAM MODELS ONLY) REQUIREMENTS
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.
VENTING REQUIREMENTS
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.
Determine vent length and elbows needed for best
drying performance:
■■ Use following Vent System Chart to determine type of vent
material and hood combinations acceptable to use.
NOTE: Do not use vent runs longer than those specified
in Vent System Chart. Exhaust systems longer than those
specified will:
Exhaust hoods:
Recommended Styles:
■■ Shorten life of dryer.
■■ Reduce performance, resulting in longer drying times
and increased energy usage.
Louvered Hood
Vent System Chart
Box Hood
Acceptable Style:
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)
Angled Hood
Determine vent path:
■■ Select route that will provide straightest and most direct
path outdoors.
■■ Plan installation to use fewest number of elbows and
turns.
■■ When using elbows or making turns, allow as much
NOTE: Bottom exhaust installations have a 90º turn inside the
dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length, add one 90º turn
to the chart.
room
as possible.
■■ Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.
■■ Use as few 90° turns as 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.
W10385100B
11/2011
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