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GE GTDP301GL 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 diagram
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
(x2)
10" ADJUS TABLE WRENCHES
8" PIPE WRENCH
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
Step 1 Verify Your Gas Installation (see section 2).
Step 2 Prepare the Area and Exhaust for Installation of
New Dryer (see section 1).
Step 3 Check and Insure the Existing External Exhaust
is Clean (see section 1) and Meets Attached
Installation Specifications (see section 6).
Step 4 Remove the Foam Shipping Pads (see section 1).
Step 5 Move the Dryer to the Desired Location.
Step 6 Level Your Dryer (see section 8).
Step 7 Connect the Gas Supply (see section 3) and check
for leaks (see section 4).
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. In the absence of local codes, installation must comply with National Fuel Gas
Code, ANSIZ223.1/NFPA 54 or the Canadian Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code,
CSA B149.1.
• California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.
This act requires the governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the
state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm and requires businesses
to warn customers of potential exposure to such substances. Gas appliances can
cause minor exposure to four of these substances, namely benzene, carbon monoxide,
formaldehyde and soot, caused primarily by the incomplete combustion of natural gas
or LP fuels. Properly adjusted dryers will minimize incomplete combustion. Exposure
to these substances can be minimized further by properly venting the dryer to the
outdoors.
• 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 6 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.
• Dryers installed in residential garages must be elevated 18" (46 cm) above the floor.
• Save these instructions. (Installers: Be sure to leave these instructions with the
customer).
In the state of Massachusetts, installation must be performed by a qualifiedor
licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or licensed by the state.
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)
LEVEL
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED.)

Gas Dryer

06
RISK OF FIRE
M ATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIAM METAL ELBOW
EXHAUST HOOD
(x2)
4" DUCT CLAMPS
OR
4" SPRING CLAMPS
(x2)
FLEXIBLE GAS LINE CONNECTOR
Step 8 Connect the External Exhaust (see section 7).
Step 9 Connect the Power Supply (see section 5).
Step 10 Check the Operation of the Power Supply, Gas
Connections, and Venting.
Step 11 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 9.
For Bathroom or Bedroom Installation see section 10.
For Mobile or Manufactured Home see section 11.
234D1113P002
PIPE
COMPOUND
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR LEAK DETECTION
DUCT TAPE
SAFETY GLASSES
GLOVES
31-16225-1 07/08/10 GE

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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    (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 6 of this manual. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily crushed, and trap lint.
  • Page 2: Gas Requirements

    • Installation must conform to local codes and ordinances, or in their absence, the NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, ANSI Z223. • This gas dryer is equipped with a Valve & Burner Assembly for use only with natural gas. Using conversion kit WE25X0217, your local service organization can convert this dryer for use with propane (LP) gas.
  • Page 3 RECONNECTING GAS Listed connector ANSI Z21.24 / CSA 6.10 FLARE 3/8" NPT Note: The connector and fittings are designed for use only on the original installation and are not to be reused for another appliance or at another location. Keep flare end of adaptor free of grease, oil and thread sealant.
  • Page 4: Electrical Connection Information

    SEALING OF JOINTS • All joints should be tight to avoid leaks. The male end of each section of duct must point away from the dryer. • Do not assemble the ductwork with fasteners that extend into the duct. They will serve as a collection point for lint.
  • Page 5: Exhaust Connection

    WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: • This clothes dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. • Use only 4” rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust duct. • Use only 4” rigid metal or UL-listed flexible metal (semi-rigid or foil-type) duct to connect the dryer to the home exhaust duct.
  • Page 6: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    LENGTH ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION • If your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or closet, it will be stated on a label on the dryer back. • The dryer MUST be vented to the outdoors. See the EXHAUST INFORMATION section.
  • Page 7 (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 8: Door Opening

    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 7. CAUTION:...
  • Page 9: 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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