NGD5240T Manuals

Gas Dryer
Gas supply: Dryer is equipped for use with
Natural gas. Dryer can be converted to L.P. gas. A
1/2" (1.27 cm) gas supply line is recommended and
must be reduced to connect to the 3/8" (1.0 cm) gas
line on the dryer. Pipe joint compounds resistant to
the action of L.P. gas must be used. An individual
manual shutoff valve must be installed within 
6' (1.8 m) of the dryer in accordance with the
National Fuel Gas Cod ANSI Z223.1.
Electrical: 120-volt, 60-Hz, AC-only, electrical
supply on a separate 15-amp fuse or circuit breaker
is required. 
Exhaust venting: Exhaust your dryer to the
outside. 4" (10.2 cm) diameter vent is required.
Heavy metal exhaust vent must be used. Do not use
plastic or metal foil vent. Exhaust outlet hood must
be at least 12" (30.5 cm) from the ground or any
A. Overall height: 38" (96.5 cm)
object that may be in the path of the exhaust.
B. Width: 27" (68.6 cm)
C. Depth with door open 90°: 46-7/16" (123.0 cm)
D. Depth: 28" (71.0 cm)
E. Bottom vent location from back to center of hole: 7-1/2" (19 cm)
Side vent hole from back to center of hole: 8-1/2" (21.6 cm)
NOTE: The height of the dryer from top to floor is 38" (96.5 cm) with the leveling leg screwed
all the way in. The customer can unscrew the leg out an additional 7/8" (2.2 cm) for a total
overall height of 38-7/8" (98.7 cm).
• Minimum clearances between dryer cabinet and adjacent walls or other surfaces are:
2" (5.1 cm) front, 0" (0 cm) top, 0" (0 cm) either side and 2-3/8" (6.0 cm) rear.
• Closet front must have two unobstructed air openings combined total area 72"2 (464.5 cm2),
located 3" (7.6 cm) minimum from trop and bottom.
Louvered door with equivalent air opening is acceptable.
• An appliance installed in a closet shall have no other fuel-burning appliance installed in the
same closet.
1. 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. Avoid
Weather Hood Type
making 90° turns.  
Use only for short run installation
2. Determine vent length.
The maximum length of the exhaust system depends
• The type of vent (rigid metal or flexible metal)
4" (10.2 cm)
2-1/2" (6.4 cm)
• The number of elbows used.
No. of 90°
Metallic Flexible*
Metallic Flexible*
• Type of hood.
See the exhaust vent length chart that matches your
80' (24.4 m)
41' (12.4 m)
74' (22.6 m)
33' (10.1 m)
hood type for the maximum vent lengths you can use.
68' (20.7 m)
37 ' (11.2  m)
62' (18.9 m)
29' (8.8 m)
3. Determine the number of elbows you will need.
57' (17.4 m)
33' (10.1 m)
51' (15.5 m)
25' (7.6 m)
47' (14.3m)
29' (9.0 m)
41' (12.5 m)
21' (6.5 m)
IMPORTANT: Do not use vent runs longer than
specified in the Vent Length Chart.
* Do not use non metallic flexible duct.
In the column listing the type of metal vent you are
NOTE: Side and bottom exhaust installations have a 90°
using (rigid metal or flexible metal), find the maximum
turn inside the dryer. To determine maximum exhaust length,
length of metal vent of the same line as the number of
add one 90° turn to the chart.
Because Whirlpool Corporation policy includes a continuous commitment to improve
Dimensions are for planning purposes only.  For complete details, see Installation
Ref. W10161760
our products, we reserve the right to change materials and specifications without notice.
Instructions packed with product.  Specifications subject to change without notice.

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