Whirlpool | WED4850XQ | Whirlpool Wed4850xq Quick Specs

29" Electric Dryer
PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS
OVERALL DIMENSIONS
WED4750X, WED4800X, WED4900X,
WED4850X, WED4890X, WED4910X
Dryer dimensions
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.
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.
Hood styles: A & B are recommended.
B
4"
(102 mm)
C
A. Large opening side-swing door
B. Large opening side-swing door
A
4"
(102 mm)
4"
(102 mm)
2½"
(64 mm)
Minimum Required Spacing
A. Louvered hood
B. Box hood
C. Angled hood (acceptable)
The Vent system chart provides venting requirements
that will help achieve best drying performance.
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)
3"*
(76 mm)
48 in.2*
2
(310 cm )
24 in.2 * 2
(155 cm )
1"
(25 mm)
Vent system chart
Type
of vent
14" max.*
(356 mm)
18"*
(457 mm)
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.
Number of
90° elbows
C. Wide opening side-swing door
D. Wide opening hamper door
29"
1"* 27¾"
1"
(737 mm) (25 mm) (25 mm) (705 mm)
B
A
A. Recessed area
B. Side view - closet or confined area
C. Closet door with vents
3"*
(76 mm)
C
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.
Most installations require a minimum 5½" (140 mm) clearance
behind the dryer for the exhaust vent with elbow. See “Venting
Requirements.”
Do not use vent runs longer than specified in vent
length chart.
Determine the number of elbows you will need.
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.
W10096987
06/2011
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