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Gas Requirements - GE DBVH520GJ 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 proper operation and service.
1 PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION
OF NEW DRYER
TIP: Install your dryer before installing your washer.
This will allow better access when installing dryer exhaust
DISCONNECTING GAS
TURN GAS
DISCONNECT AND DISCARD OLD
FLEXIBLE GAS CONNECTOR AND
SHUT-OFF
OLD DUCTING MATERIAL.
VALVE TO THE
REPLACE WITH NEW CSA(AGA)
OFF POSITION.
APPROVED FLEXIBLE GAS LINE
CONNECTOR AND UL APPROVED
TRANSITION DUCT.
WARNING - NEVER REUSE OLD
FLEXIBLE CONNECTORS.
The use of old flexible connectors can cause leaks and
personal injury. Always use new flexible connectors when
installing gas appliances.
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
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.

2 GAS REQUIREMENTS

WARNING
• 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. ALL
CONVERSIONS MUST BE MADE BY PROPERLY TRAINED
AND QUALIFIED PERSONNEL AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH
LOCAL CODES AND ORDINANCE REQUIREMENTS.
• The dryer must be disconnected from the gas supply
piping system during any pressure testing of that system
at a test pressure in excess of 0.5 PSI (3.4 KPa).
• The dryer must be isolated from the gas supply piping
system by closing the equipment shut-off valve during
any pressure testing of the gas supply piping of test
pressure equal to or less than 0.5 PSI (3.4 KPa).
DRYER GAS SUPPLY CONNECTION
2"
3/8" NPT MALE THREAD GAS SUPPLY
2-5/8"
NOTE: Add to vertical dimension
the distance between cabinet
bottom to floor.
GAS SUPPLY
A 1/8-in. National Pipe Taper thread plugged tapping, acces-
sible for test gauge connection, must be installed immediately
upstream of the gas supply connection to the dryer. Contact
your local gas utility should you have questions on the
installation of the plugged tapping.
Supply line is to be 1/2-in. rigid pipe and equipped with an
accessible shut-off within 6 ft . of, and in the same room with,
the dryer.
Use pipe thread sealer compound appropriate for natural or LP
gas or use Teflon tape.
You must use with this dryer a flexible metal connector listed
connector ANSI Z21.24 / CSA 6.10. The length of the connect
shall not exceed 3 ft.
Connect flexible metal connector to dryer and gas supply.
Open shut-off valve.
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