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GE DCVH660EHMS - G.E. 7.0 Cu.Ft. Electric Dryer Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation
Instructions

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT -
instructions for local inspector's use.
IMPORTANT -
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.
• This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• Before the old dryer is removed from service or discarded,
remove the dryer door.
• 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.
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)
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Observe all
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL DUCT
(IF NEEDED)

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

WARNING
• Use only rigid metal or flexible metal 4-in. diameter
ductwork for exhausting to the outdoors. Never
use plastic or other combustible, easy-to-puncture ductwork.
• This appliance must be properly grounded and installed
as described in these instructions.
• Do not install or store appliance in an area where it
will be exposed to water and/or weather
• Install the dryer where the temperature is above 50ºF
for satisfactory operation of the dryer control system.
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.
4" DUCT
4" DIA. METAL
EXHAUST HOOD
CLAMPS (2)
ELBOW
OR
4" SPRING
CLAMPS (2)
GLOVES
DUCT TAPE
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.

Electric Dryer

54
SAFETY GLASSES
DRYER POWER
CORD KIT
(NOT PROVIDED
WITH DRYER)
UL RATED 120/240V, 30A
WITH 3 OR 4 PRONGS.
3/4" STRAIN RELIEF
IDENTIFY THE PLUG TYPE
AS PER THE HOUSE
UL RECOGNIZED
RECEPTACLE BEFORE
PURCHASING LINE CORD.

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  • Page 1: Electric Dryer

    Electric Dryer Installation Instructions Questions on Installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US) or Visit our Web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US) BEFORE YOU BEGIN FOR YOUR SAFETY: Read these instructions completely and carefully. WARNING IMPORTANT - • Save these instructions for local inspector’s use. •...
  • Page 2: Electrical Connection

    Installation Instructions 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. 1 PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION 2 ELECTRICAL CONNECTION OF NEW DRYER...
  • Page 3: Exhaust Information

    Installation Instructions 1. Turn off the circuit breaker (s) (30 amp) or remove the dryer’s 3 EXHAUST INFORMATION circuit fuse at the electrical box. 2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall receptacle. WARNING - USE ONLY METAL 4-IN. DUCT. 3.
  • Page 4: Exhaust Connection

    Installation Instructions 4 EXHAUST CONNECTION STANDARD REAR EXHAUST (Vented above floor level) WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: ELBOW HIGHLY • This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. RECOMMENDED • Use only metal duct. •...
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions, Indoor Exhausting 6 ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION 6 ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION USING FLEXIBLE METAL DUCTS • If your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or If rigid all-metal duct cannot be used, then flexible all-metal ducting closet, it will be stated on a label on the dryer back.
  • Page 6 Installation Instructions ADDING NEW DUCT 9 DRYER EXHAUST TO RIGHT, LEFT OR BOTTOM CABINET FIXING HOLE WARNING - BEFORE PERFORMING PORTION "A" THIS EXHAUST INSTALLATION, BE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE DRYER FROM ITS ELECTRICAL SUPPLY. PROTECT YOUR HANDS AND ARMS FROM SHARP EDGES WHEN WORKING INSIDE THE CABINET.
  • Page 7 Installation Instructions 10 CHANGING DIRECTION OF ADDING ELBOW FOR EXHAUST DOOR OPENING THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET 1. Open the door and remove the filler plugs opposite the • Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect it to hinges. With the door completely open, remove the the dryer internal duct.
  • Page 8 Notes...