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Electrolux EIGD55H - Gas Dryer With 8.0 cu. Ft. Capacity Instructions Manual

Front-load gas-electric dryer


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  • Page 1 |nsta||ation |nstructions Electro[u× Front-Load Gas _ Electric DD'er |nstrucciones de |nsta|acion Secadora e[_ctfica y a gas de carga fro_3tal Electro[u× Instructions d'installation %cheuse _ gaz et _ l'_[ectficit_ _ chargeme_3t fro_3tal Electro[u×...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Finding Information Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. These Installation Instructions are part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the life of your new appliance.
  • Page 3: Safety

    Safety Important Safety Instructions or in Canada, CAN/ACG B149.1-2000. Recognize safety symbols, words labels The dryer is designed under ANSI Z 21.5.1 or ANSI/UL 2158- CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 112 (latest Safety items throughout this manual are labeled editions) for HOME USE only. This dryer is not with a WARNING or CAUTION based on the risk recommended for commercial applications...
  • Page 4 installation Requirements Electrical system requirements Electrical requirements for electric d_jer: with clothes dryers. For 3-wire cord connection instructions see ELECTRICAL CONNECTIONS CIRCUIT - individual 30 amp. branch circuit FOR A 3-WIRE SYSTEM. fused with 30 amp. time delay fuses or circuit breakers.
  • Page 5: Gas Supply Requirements

    Installation Requirements Gas supply requirements The gas supply line MUST have an individual shutoff valve. A 1/8 inch (0.32 cm) N.RT. plugged tapping, accessible for test gauge connection, MUST be installed immediately upstream of the gas supply connection to the dryer. 6.
  • Page 6: Installation Requirements

    installation Requirements Exhaust system requirements, continued MAXIMUM LENGTH of 4" (10.2cm) Rigid Metal Duct The dryer must be connected to an exhaust VENT HOOD TYPE outdoors. Regularly inspect the outdoor exhaust (Preferred) opening and remove any accumulation of lint around the outdoor exhaust opening and in the surrounding area.
  • Page 7: Mobile Home Installation

    Installation Requirements Exhaust system requirements, continued Compression or crimping of the exhaust system will cause an increase in vent restriction. The exhaust system should be inspected and cleaned a minimum of every 18 months with normal usage. The more the dryer is used, the more often you should check the exhaust system and vent hood for proper operation.
  • Page 8 installation Requirements Cmearance requirements MINIMUM INSTALLATION CLEARANCES -Inches (cm) SIDES REAR FRONT Alcove 0" (0 cm) 0" (0 cm)* 0" (0 cm) Under- 0" (0 cm) 0" (0 cm)* 0" (0 cm) Counter Closet 0" (0 cm) 0" (0 cm)* 0" (0 cm) 1"...
  • Page 9: Installed Dimensions

    Installation Requirements Installed dryer dimensions 50.6" (128.5cm)* to clear open door 27.00 31.59" (8Ocm)* (68.5cm) to front of closed door 38.00" (96.5cm) electrical supply 53.00" rear of unit (134.5cm) height freestand dryer supply rear vent on floor pipe on rear 18.25"...
  • Page 10: Installation Instructions

    "l installation instructions The following are specific requirements for proper and safe electrical installation of your dryer. Failure to follow these instructions can create electrical ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD shock and!or a fire hazard. A U.h-approved strain relief must be installed onto power cord.
  • Page 11 Installation instructions Grounding requirements o Electric dryer (Canada} For a grounded, cord-connected dryer: 1. The dryer MUST be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electrical shock by a path of least resistance for electrical current. Since your dryer is equipped with a power supply cord having an equipment-grounding conductor...
  • Page 12 installation instructions 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type 10-30R) 30 AMP ',, ,_ NEMA 10-30 Neutral ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD -: : /(center wire) Failure to disconnect power source before servicing could result in personal injury or even death. Turn off power supply to outlet• 1•...
  • Page 13 Installation instructions 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type 14-30R) --Neutral WHITE w_re) '_!_ } N3MOAA I_P30 -____/(G RGEELNnd,re) ELECTRICAL SHOCK HAZARD Failure to disconnect power source before servicing could result in personal injury or even death. Turn off power supply to outlet. _._--- Access cover...
  • Page 14 '"l installation instructions Remove the shipping cap from gas pipe at the Open the shutoff valve in the gas supply line to rear of the dryer. allow gas to flow through the pipe. Wait a few minutes for gas to move through the gas line. DO NOT connect the dryer to LR gas service without converting the gas valve.
  • Page 15: Water Connection (Steam Model Only)

    Installation instructions Water connection (Steam Model only} Turn off COLD water supply to washer, Remove COLD inlet hose from COLD water supply and inspect for rubber washer. Replace washer if it is torn or worn out. RUBBER WASHER MUST BEPRESENT AND UNDAMAGED COLD INLET HOSE TO WASHER...
  • Page 16 installation instructions If your installation has room for the COLD DIRECT CONNECTION water supply to accept the "Y" connector OR WITH EXTENSION directly, thread the "Y" connector to the COLD water supply and snug it by hand; then tighten _, , it another 2/3 turn with pliers.
  • Page 17 Installation instructions Connect the exhaust duct to the outside exhaust system (see pages 5 through 7). Use of a 4" (10.2 cm) clamp is recommended connect the dryer to the exhaust vent system. Use metal foil tape to seal all other joints. Carefully slide the dryer to its final position.
  • Page 18 installation instructions On gas dryers, before the burner will light, it is FIRE HAZARD necessary for the gas line to be bled of a_r.If the Before operating the dryer, make sure the dryer burner does not light within 45 seconds the first area is clear and free of combustible materials, time the dryer is turned on, the safety switch will gasoline, and other flammable vapors, Also...
  • Page 19: Reversing Door

    Reversing Door 1 Be sure you have adequate swing area before reversing door. Tools needed: You will need a screw driver with a #2 square bit. _i_,_-\ //'_'_\ Protect flat work surface, such as top of dryer or floor near dryer, 1'___) with a soft cloth or towel.
  • Page 20 Reversing Door Reversing door C) Reversing Hardware on Front Panel D) Removing Door Hardware 1 Remove 2 short, course-thread, panhead 1 Remove 2 long, course-thread, counter-sunk screws from striker and 2 plastic hole plugs. screws and latch plate. Set latch aside. Remove 4 long, course-thread, recessed Rotate striker and move to opposite...
  • Page 21 Reversing Door F) Removing Hole Plug E) Removing Latch Indicator jj/J 1 Insert flat blade screwdriver into open slot of Insert flat blade screwdriver into open slot of latch indicator. hole plug. Gently pry upward to release tab. Gently pry upward to release tab. Pull the hole plug out and set it aside.
  • Page 22 Reversing Door G) Reinserting Latch Indicator H) Reinserting Hole Plug 1 Rotate the latch indicator and move it to the 1 Rotate the hole plug and move it to the opposite hole in the door. opposite hole in the door. Firmly insert the two small tabs on either side of the hole plug into the two slots on either side of the hole in the door.
  • Page 23 Reversing Door I) Reattaching Latch Plate K) Reattaching Door to Front Panel 1 Rotate latch plate and move to opposite side 1 Use side locating pins to align hinge and of door above indicator. install 1 short, fine-thread, counter-sunk screw in center hole of hinge side. Reattach with 2 long, course-thread, counter-sunk screws.
  • Page 24 Reversing Door L) Reversing Trim Ring M) Reinstalling Trim Ring 1 Close door. 1 Trim ring orientation is marked on the back. Orient trim so 12 position is approximately Remove trim ring cover plate. To remove plate from left, pivot point is down. To 3/4"to the left of top center.
  • Page 25: Options

    Repmacement paAs: 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287} If replacements parts are needed for your dryer, contact the source where you purchased your dryer, call 1-877-4ELECTROLUX (1-877-435-3287), or visit our website, www.electroluxappliances. com, for the Electrolux Authorized Parts Distributor nearest you.
  • Page 26: Notes


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