DV203 Gas and Electric Dryer user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing a Samsung product. To receive a more complete service, please register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register...
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Congratulations on your new Samsung Dryer. This manual contains valuable information on the installation, use, and care of your appliance. Please take the time to read this manual to take full advantage of your dryer’s many benefits and features.
Do not sit on top of the dryer. Because of continuing product improvements, Samsung reserves the right to change specifications without notice. For complete details, see the Installation Instructions packed with your product before selecting cabinetry, making cutouts, or beginning installation.
Gas leaks may occur in your system, resulting in a dangerous situation. WARNING Gas leaks may not be detected by smell alone. Gas suppliers recommend you purchase and install a UL-approved gas detector. Install and use in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Do not place items in your dryer that have been spotted or soaked with vegetable oil or cooking oil.
contents INSTALLING YOUR DRYER Tools needed for installation See Exhaust Requirements Ducting requirements Important to installer location considerations Alcove or closet installation Mobile home installation Exhausting Gas requirements Electrical requirements Grounding Electrical connections Replacement parts and accessories Installation Final installation checklist Dryer Exhaust Tips Door Reversal OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS, TIPS...
installing your dryer TOOLS NEEDED FOR INSTALLATION Hire a professional to install this dryer properly. If there is a service call performed as a result of poor setup, adjustment, and connection, it is considered the responsibility of the installer. If you install the dryer you are responsible.
installing your dryer DUCTING REQUIREMENTS • Use a 4-inch (10.2 cm) diameter rigid aluminum or rigid galvanized steel duct. • Do not use a smaller duct. • Ducts larger than 4 inches (10.2 cm) in diameter can result in increased lint accumulation. Lint accumulation should be cleaned regularly.
If the new Dryer is installed into an existing exhaust system you must make sure: • The exhaust system meets all local, state, and national codes. • That a flexible plastic duct is not used. • To Inspect and clean all lint buildup from inside the existing duct. •...
A minimum of 72 in² (183 cm²) of unobstructed space is required. Call 1-800-SAMSUNG for information on purchasing the Floor Anchoring Kit as an accessory. All mobile home installations must be exhausted to the outside with the exhaust duct termination securely fastened to the mobile home structure, using materials that will not support combustion.
GAS REQUIREMENTS Use only natural or LP (liquid propane) gases. THE INSTALLATION MUST CONFORM WITH LOCAL CODES, OR IN THE ABSENCE OF LOCAL CODES, WITH THE NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE ANSI/Z223.1, LATEST REVISION (FOR THE UNITED STATES), OR WITH THE CAN/CGA-B149 INSTALLATION CODES (FOR CANADA). Gas dryers are equipped with a burner vent for use with natural gas.
installing your dryer ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS A Wiring diagram is located on a plate below the control panel. • Improper connection of the equipment grounding conductor can result in a risk of electric shock. Check with a qualified electrician or serviceman if you are in doubt as to whether your Dryer is WARNING properly grounded.
It is not permissible to convert a dryer in Canada to 208 volts. REPLACEMENT PARTS AND ACCESSORIES If your Dryer requires replacement parts or accessories, contact the dealer from whom you purchased your Dryer or the SAMSUNG customer care center at 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864). Installing your dryer _13...
installing your dryer INSTALLATION For proper installation, it is highly recommended to hire a professional. To install: 1. Move your Dryer to an appropriate location for installation. Consider installing the Dryer and Washer side-by-side, to allow access to gas, electrical, and exhaust connections. Lay two of the carton cushion-tops on the floor.
3-WIRE system connections 1. Loosen or remove the center terminal block screw. 2. Connect the neutral wire (white or center wire) of the power cord to the center, silver-colored terminal screw of the terminal block. Tighten screw. 3. Connect the other wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten screws. 4.
installing your dryer DRYER EXHAUST TIPS Plastic or non-metal flexible duct presents a potential fire hazard. WARNING 1. Let your Dryer exhaust the air easily. 2. Use a 4” diameter rigid metal duct. Tape all joints, including at the dryer. Never use lint-trapping screws.
DOOR REVERSAL 1. Unplug the power cord. 8. Reassemble the black screw in the other hole. 2. Remove two door hinge screws. 3. Lift the door and remove from the dryer. 4. Remove a screw on the 9. Reassemble the screw Frame Front (Step 4) on the Frame Front...
operating Instructions, tips OVERVIEW OF THE CONTROL PANEL The display window shows the estimated time remaining in the cycle after the Start/Pause button is pressed. The estimated time remaining may fluctuate as the cycle progresses. The Drying light will illuminate and remain lit until the cycle is complete. When your Dryer is in the cool-down phase, the Cooling light will illuminate.
When the cycle is complete, a chime will sound. When the Wrinkle Prevent option is selected, the chime will sound Signal Selection intermittently. Button Adjust the volume of the chime or turn it off by pressing the Signal button. Press the button repeatedly to scroll through the choices. Wrinkle Prevent provides approximately 90 minutes of intermittent tumbling in unheated air at the end of the cycle to reduce wrinkling.
operating Instructions, tips CHILD LOCK A function to prevent children from playing with your dryer. Setting/Releasing If you want to set or release the Child Lock, press both the Time and Signal buttons simultaneously for 3 seconds. How to Set: 1.
RACK DRY Installing the drying rack 1. Open the Dryer door. 2. Position the drying rack in the tumbler, placing the rear legs in the two recessed areas of the dryer’s back wall. 3. Place the front lip of the drying rack on top of the lint filter. 4.
operating Instructions, tips CLEAN THE LINT FILTER • After each load. • To shorten drying time. • To operate more energy efficiently. Do not operate your Dryer without the lint filter in place. LOAD THE DRYER PROPERLY • Place only one washload in your Dryer at a time. •...
care and cleaning CONTROL PANEL Clean with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use abrasive substances. Do not spray cleaners directly on the panel. The control panel finish may be damaged by some laundry pre-treatment soil and stain remover products. Apply such products away from your Dryer and wipe up any spills or overspray immediately.
special laundry tips Please follow the care label or manufacturer’s instructions for drying special items. If care label instructions are not available, use the following information as a guide. Bedspreads & Comforters • Follow the care label instructions or dry on the Normal cycle and High temperature.
troubleshooting CHECK THESE POINTS IF YOUR DRYER… PROBLEM SOLUTION doesn’t run. • Be sure the door is latched shut. • Be sure the power cord is plugged into a live electrical outlet. • Check the home’s circuit breaker and fuses. •...
Call for service. See below. Door open error. When the door is Be sure the door is latched shut. If problem open, the dryer will not operate. continues, call for service. See below. For any codes not listed above, call 1–800–726–7864 (1–800–SAMSUNG) 26_ Troubleshooting...
appendix FABRIC CARE CHART The following symbols provide garment care direction. The Clothing care labels include symbols for washing, bleaching, drying and ironing, or dry cleaning when necessary. The use of symbols ensures consistency among garment manufacturers of domestic and imported items. Follow care label directions to maximize garment life and reduce laundering problems.
appendix PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT This appliance is manufactured from recyclable materials. If you decide to dispose of this appliance, please observe local waste disposal regulations. Cut off the power cord so that the appliance cannot be connected to a power source. Remove the door so that animals and small children cannot get trapped inside the appliance.
CYCLE CHART Wrinkle Default Drying Cooling prevent Cycle Temp Sensor dry Time Time Time Time control level High Normal Normal dry 44 min 39 min 5 min 90 min (Medium) High (No Heavy Duty Normal dry 60 min 55 min 5 min 90 min change)
Warranty service can only be performed by a SAMSUNG authorized service center. The original dated bill of sale must be presented upon request as proof of purchase to SAMSUNG or SAMSUNG’s authorized service center. SAMSUNG will provide in-home service during the warranty period at no charge, subject to availability within the contiguous United States.
SAVINGS OR OTHER BENEFITS, OR ANY OTHER SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES CAUSED BY THE USE, MISUSE, OR INABILITY TO USE THIS PRODUCT, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF SAMSUNG HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
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