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29" (73.7 cm) Gas Dryer

PRODUCT MODEL NUMBERS

PRODUCT DIMENSIONS

 

NGD5100T

NGD5500T

 

 

NGD5200T

NGD5800T

 

 

NGD5240T

NGD4500V

 

 

NGD5400T

NGD4800V

 

 

Gas supply: Dryer is equipped for use with

A

B

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 aluminum or copper tubing

A. Small Opening

 

may be used for lengths under 20 ft (6.1 m). For

Side-SwingDoor

 

lengths more than 20 ft (6.1 m), larger tubing and

B. Large Opening

 

a different size adapter fitting should be used.

 

Side-SwingDoor

 

Pipe-jointcompounds resistant to the action of

 

 

L.P. gas must be used. Do not use TEFLON®tape.

 

 

If local codes permit, it is recommended that new

 

 

flexible metal tubing, design-certifiedby CSA, be

 

 

used for connecting the appliance to the rigid gas

 

 

supply line. (The gas pipe which extends through

C

 

the lower rear of the appliance has 3/8" male pipe

 

 

thread.) An individual manual shutoff valve must

 

 

be installed within 6 ft (1.8 m) of the dryer in

 

D

accordance with the National Fuel Gas Code ANSI

C. Wide Opening

Z223.1.

 

Side-SwingDoor

 

Electrical: A120-volt,60-Hz,AC-only,15or

D. Wide Opening

 

20-amp,fused electrical supply is required. A

Hamper Door

 

time-delayfuse or circuit breaker is recommended.

 

 

It is recommended that a separate circuit serving

RECESSED AREA AND CLOSET INSTALLATION

only this dryer be provided.

 

 

Exhaust venting: Exhaust your dryer to the

For closet installation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3"*

 

 

 

 

14"max.*

 

 

 

(7.6cm)

outside. 4" (10.2 cm) vent is required. Rigid or

with a door, minimum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

48in.

2

*

 

 

 

 

 

(35.6cm)

 

flexible metal exhaust vent must be used. Do Not

ventilation openings in

 

 

 

 

 

 

18"*

 

 

 

 

 

(310cm2 )

 

use plastic or metal foil vent. Exhaust outlet hood

the top and bottom of

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(45.7 cm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

must be at least 12" (30.5 cm) from the ground or

the door are required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

any object that may be in the path of the exhaust.

Louvered doors with

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

†®TEFLON is a registered trademark of E.I. Du Pont De

equivalent ventilation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2

*

 

openings are acceptable.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nemours and Company.

 

 

 

 

 

 

24in.

2

3"*

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(155cm )

(7.6cm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EXHAUST VENTING

 

1"

29"

1"

1"*

27¾"

5"*

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2.5cm)

(73.66 cm)

(2.5 cm)

(2.5 cm)

(70.5 cm)

(12.7 cm)

 

 

 

4"

 

 

A

 

 

B

 

 

 

 

C

.2 cm)

 

 

A. Recessed area

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Box hood style

 

 

B. Side view - closet or confined area

 

 

*Required spacing

 

 

C. Closet door with vents

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4"

2.5"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(10.2 cm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(6.4 cm)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4"

 

Angled hood style

 

 

(10.2 cm)

 

 

 

 

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

NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installations have a

the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and turns. When using elbows or

90º turn inside the dryer. To determine maximum

making turns, allow as much room as possible. Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking.

exhaust length, add one 90º turn to the chart.

Avoid 90° turns.

 

Vent Length Chart

 

 

 

2. Determine vent length.

 

Number of

Type of

Box or

Angled

The maximum length of the exhaust system depends upon:

 

90° turns

vent

Louvered

hoods

• The type of vent (rigid metal or flexible metal).

 

or elbows

 

hoods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

0

Rigid metal

64 ft (20 m)

58 ft (17.7 m)

• The number of elbows used.

 

 

 

 

Flexible metal

36 ft (11 m)

28 ft (8.5 m)

• Type of hood.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

Rigid metal

54 ft (16.5 m)

48 ft (14.6 m)

See the exhaust vent length chart that matches your hood type for the maximum vent

 

 

 

 

Flexible metal

31 ft (9.4 m)

23 ft (7 m)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

lengths you can use.

2

Rigid metal

44 ft (13.4 m)

38 ft (11.6 m)

3. Determine the number of elbows you will need.

 

 

 

 

Flexible metal

27 ft (8.2 m)

19 ft (5.8 m)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IMPORTANT: Do not use vent runs longer than specified in the Vent Length Chart.

3

Rigid metal

35 ft (10.7 m)

29 ft (8.8 m)

 

 

 

 

Flexible metal

25 ft (7.6 m)

17 ft (5.2 m)

In the column listing the type of metal vent you are using (rigid metal or flexible metal),

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Rigid metal

27 ft (8.2 m)

21 ft (6.4 m)

find the maximum length of metal vent on the same line as the number of elbows.

 

 

 

 

Flexible metal

23 ft (7 m)

15 ft (4.6 m)

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

Ref. W10150630B

Instructions packed with product. Specifications subject to change without notice.

09-11-08