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What is the maximum vent length for my Kenmore dryer?

by Manage My Life Last activity date:
February 29th, 2008

I have a Kenmore dryer model number 110.6180200. I need to know the manufacturer's allowable dryer vent distance from the dryer to the outside vent. This information is for the county electrical inspector.

Dryers , Kenmore , Washers
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The maximum length depends on the type of ducting material used. Here is a chart of maximum lengths:

For 4" exhaust hoods and 4" diameter rigid heavy metal vent:

# of 90 degree turns Maximum length

0 ------------------------ 64 ft.

1 ------------------------ 54 ft.

2 ------------------------ 44 ft.

3 ------------------------ 35 ft.

4 ------------------------ 27 ft.

For 4" exhaust hoods and 4" diameter flexible heavy metal vent:

0 ------------------------ 36 ft.

1 ------------------------ 31 ft.

2 ------------------------ 27 ft.

3 ------------------------ 25 ft.

4 ------------------------ 23 ft.

NOTE: If a combination of rigid and flexible vent is used, use the maximum length for the flexible vent.

For 2 1/2" exhaust hoods with rigid heavy metal vent:

0 ------------------------ 58 ft.

1 ------------------------ 48 ft.

2 ------------------------ 38 ft.

3 ------------------------ 29 ft.

4 ------------------------ 21 ft.

For 2 1/2" exhaust hoods with flexible heavy metal vent:

0 ------------------------ 28 ft.

1 ------------------------ 23 ft.

2 ------------------------ 19 ft.

3 ------------------------ 17 ft.

4 ------------------------ 15 ft.

These specifications are directly from page 24 of the owner's manual. Normally, you should be able to access this owner's manual on our website. Follow these steps to access the manual:

On the home page, hold your mouse over the square labeled "HOME" in the upper left of the page and choose the option "Products and manuals" from the drop-down menu that appears.

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