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GE GTDP301EL Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation
Instructions

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT-
Save these instructions for
local inspector's use.
IMPORTANT-
Observe all governing codes
and ordinances.
• Note to Installer - Be sure to leave these
instructions with the customer.
• Note to Customer - Keep these instructions
with your Use and Care Book for future
reference.
• Before the old dryer is removed from service or
discarded, remove the dryer door.
• Inspect the dryer exhaust outlet and straighten
the outlet walls if they are bent.
• Service information and the wiring dia-gram
are located in the control console.
• Do not allow children on or in the appliance.
Close supervision of children is necessary
when the appliance is used near children.
• Install the dryer where the temperature is
above 50°F for satisfactory operation of the
dryer control system.
TOOLS YOU
WILL NEED
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVER
LEVEL
Step 1 Prepare the Area and Exhaust for Installation of
New Dryer (see section 1).
Step 2 Check and Ensure the Existing External Exhaust is
Clean (see section 1) and Meets Attached Installation
Specifications (see section 3).
Step 3 Remove the Foam Shipping Pads (see section 1).
Step 4 Move the Dryer to the Desired Location.
Step 5 Connect the Power Supply (see section 2).
Step 6 Connect the External Exhaust (see section 4).
Step 7 Level Your Dryer (see section 5).
Questions on Installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US)
or Visit our Web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US)
WARNING
• To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow all installation
instructions.
• Clothes dryer installation must be performed by a qualified installer.
• Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions and in
accordance with local codes.
• This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes dryer to the
outdoors.
• DO NOT install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic ducting materials.
If flexible metal (semi-rigid or foil-type) duct is installed, it must be
UL listed and installed in accordance with the instructions found in
"Connecting The Dryer To House Vent" on page 5 of this manual.
Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily crushed,
and trap lint. These conditions will obstruct dryer airflow and increase
the risk of fire.
• Do not install or store this appliance in any location where it could be
exposed to water and or weather.
• Save these instructions. (Installers: Be sure to leave these instructions
with the customer).
NOTE: Installation and service of this dryer requires basic
mechanical and electrical skills. It is your responsibility to
contact a qualified installer to make the electrical connections.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED.)
RISK OF FIRE
4" DUCT
4" DIA. METAL
EXHAUST
CLAMPS (2)
ELBOW
HOOD
OR
4" SPRING
CLAMPS (2)
GLOVES
DUCT TAPE
4" COVER PLATE (IF NEEDED
(KIT WE1M454)
Step 8 Check the Operation of the Power Supply
and Venting.
Step 9 Place the Owners Manual and the Installation
Instructions in a Location Where They Will Be Noticed By
the Owner.
For Alcove or Closet Installation, see section 6.
For Bathroom or Bedroom Installation, see section 7.
For Mobile or Manufactured Home see, section 8.
For side or bottom exhaust, see section 9.
234D1113P001

Electric Dryer

05
SAFETY
DRYER POWER
CORD KIT
GLASSES
(NOT PROVIDED
WITH DRYER)
UL RATED
120/240V,30A
WITH 3 OR 4 PRONGS.
IDENTIFY THE PLUG
3/4" STRAIN
TYPE AS PER THE
RELIEF
HOUSE RECEPTACLE
UL RECOGNIZED
BEFORE PURCHASING
LINE CORD.
31-16224-1 07/07/10 GE

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  Summary of Contents for GE GTDP301EL

  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    • This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. • Use only 4” rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes dryer to the outdoors. • DO NOT install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic ducting materials.
  • Page 2: Electrical Connection Information

    1. Turn off the circuit breaker (s) (30 amp) or remove the dryer’s circuit fuse at the electrical box. 2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall receptacle. 3. Remove the power cord cover located at the lower back.
  • Page 3: Exhaust Information

    1. Turn off the circuit breaker(s) (30 amp) or remove the dryer’s circuit fuse at the electrical box. 2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall. 3. Remove the power cord cover located at the lower back.
  • Page 4: Exhaust Connection

    KINKING AND COLLAPSING. LEVELING AND STABILIZING YOUR DRYER STAND THE DRYER UPRIGHT NEAR THE FINAL LOCATION AND ADJUST THE 4 LEVELING LEGS, AT THE CORNERS, TO ENSURE THAT THE DRYER IS LEVEL FROM SIDE TO SIDE AND FRONT TO REAR. LEVEL FRONT-TO-BACK.
  • Page 5: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    • Avoid resting the duct on sharp objects. • For best drying performance: 1. Slide one end of the duct over the clothes dryer outlet pipe. 2. Secure the duct with a clamp. 3. With the dryer in its permanent position, extend the duct to its full length.
  • Page 6 (ONE ONLY). Detach and remove the bottom, right or left side knockout as desired. Remove the screw inside the dryer exhaust duct and save. Pull the duct out of the dryer. Note: Only 4” round rigid metal ducting allowed inside dryer.
  • Page 7 THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET • Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect it to the dryer internal duct. • Apply duct tape on the joint between the dryer internal duct and elbow, as shown on page 6. CAUTION:...
  • Page 8: Connecting Inlet Hoses

    ‘’Y’’ connector. Tighten by hand until firmly seated. 6. Ensure the rubber flat washer is in place and attach the other end of the dryer’s long inlet hose to the fill valve connector at the bottom of the dryer back panel. Tighten by hand until firmly seated.

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