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Electrical Connection Information; Grounding Instructions; Mobile Home Installation; Electrical Requirements - GE GTDP301EL Installation Instructions Manual

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Minimum Clearance Other Than Alcove or Closet Installation
Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are: 0 in. clearance both sides and 1 in. rear.
Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service.
PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION
1
OF NEW DRYER
TIP: Install your dryer before installing your washer.
This will allow better access when installing dryer
exhaust.
REMOVING LINT FROM WALL
EXHAUST OPENING
• Remove and discard existing plastic or metal foil
transition duct and replace with UL listed transition
duct.
INTERNAL DUCT
OPENING
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
2
INFORMATION
WARNING -
OF FIRE, ELECTRICAL SHOCK AND PERSONAL
INJURY:
• DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD OR AN
ADAPTER PLUG WITH THIS APPLIANCE.
Dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance with
local codes and ordinances, or in the absence of local
codes, in accordance with the NATIONAL ELECTRICAL
CODE, ANSI/NFPA NO. 70.

ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS

This dryer must be connected to an individual
branch circuit, protected by the required time-delay
fuses or circuit breakers. A four or three-wire, single
phase, 120/240V or 120/208V, 60Hz, 30 amp circuit
is required. If the electric supply does not meet the
above specifications, then call a licensed electrician.

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

This dryer must be connected to a grounded metal,
permanent wiring system, or an equipment-grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit conductors and
connected to the equipment-grounding terminal on the
appliance.
Installation Instructions
WALL
CHECK THAT EXHAUST
HOOD DAMPER OPENS
AND CLOSES FREELY.
TILT THE DRYER SIDEWAYS
AND REMOVE THE FOAM
SHIPPING PADS BY
PULLING AT THE SIDES
AND BREAKING THEM
AWAY FROM THE DRYER
LEGS. BE SURE TO
REMOVE ALL OF THE
FOAM PIECES AROUND
THE LEGS.
TO REDUCE THE RISK
CONNECTING DRYER USING 4-WIRE
CONNECTION (MUST BE USED FOR

MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION)

NOTES: SInce January 1,1996, the National Electric code
requires that the new constructions utilize a 4-wire
connection to an electric dryer.
WARNING:
Only a 4-conductor cord shall be
used when the appliance is installed in a location where
grounding through the neutral conductor is prohibited.
Grounding through the neutral is prohibited for the new
branch-circuit installations, mobile homes, recreational
vehicles, and areas where local codes prohibit
grounding through the neutral conduction.
REMOVE GROUND STRAP
AND DISCARD. KEEP GREEN
GROUND SCREW
SCREWS
(3)
COVER
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.
4. Remove and discard ground strap. Keep the green
ground screw for step 7.
5. Install 3/4 in. UL recognized strain relief to power cord
entry hole. Bring power cord through strain relief.
6. Connect power cord as follows:
A. Connect the 2 hot lines to the outer screws of
the terminal block (marked L1 and L2).
B. Connect the neutral (white) line to the center of
the terminal block (marked N).
7. Attach ground wire of power cord with the green
ground screw (hole above strain relief bracket). Tighten all
terminal block screws (3) completely.
8. Properly secure power cord to strain relief.
9. Reinstall the cover.
WARNING:
COVER OFF OF THE TERMINAL BLOCK.
2
HOT
RELOCATE GREEN
WIRE
GROUND SCREW
HERE
GREEN OR
L 1
YELLOW WIRE
N
STRAIN
L 2
RELIEF
BRACKET
NEUTRAL
(White)
3/4", UL
HOT
RECOGNIZED
WIRE
STRAIN RELIEF
4 #10 AWG MINIMUM COPPER
CONDUCTORS OR 120/240V 30A POWER
SUPPLY CORD KIT MARKED FOR USE
WITH DRYERS & PROVIDED WITH
CLOSED LOOP OR SPADE TERMINALS
WITH UPTURNED ENDS (NOT SUPPLIED).
NEVER LEAVE THE

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