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GE GTDS855GDMC Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation
Instructions
Questions on Installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US)
or Visit our Web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US)

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

IMPORTANT-
IMPORTANT-
Note to Installer -
Note to Customer -
& Care Book
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In the state of Massachusetts:
Installation must be performed by a qualified or licensed contractor,
plumber or gasfitter qualified or licensed by the state.
This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to
potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and the word
DANGER
WARNING
CAUTION
Gas
Dryer
WARNING

Fire Hazard

California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act
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Indicates a hazardous
situation which, if not
avoided, will result in death
or serious injury.
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situation which, if not
avoided, could result in
death or serious injury.
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"Connecting The Dryer To House Vent"
(Installers: Be sure to leave these instructions with the customer).
No washer can completely remove oil.
DO NOT dry anything that has ever had any type of oil
on it (including cooking oils).
Items containing foam, rubber or plastic must be dried
Fire Hazard
on a clothesline or by using an Air Dry cycle.
Plug into a grounded 3 prong outlet.
DO NOT remove ground prong.
DO NOT use an adapter.
DO NOT use an extension cord.
gasoline, away from dryer.
for a garage installation.
DO NOT allow children on or in the appliance. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the appliance
is used near children.
NOTE: Installation and service of this dryer requires basic mechanical and
make the electrical connections.
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  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Dryer Questions on Installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US) or Visit our Web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US) To re BEFORE YOU BEGIN WARNING IMPORTANT- IMPORTANT- Fire Hazard California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act Note to Installer - repr Note to Customer - &...
  • Page 2: Materials You Will Need

    Installation Instructions Minimum Clearance in Alcove or Closet Installation Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are: 0 in. clearance both sides, 3 in. front, 7 in. top and 3 in. rear. Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service TOOLS YOU WILL NEED MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED (x2)
  • Page 3: Gas Requirements

    Installation Instructions GAS REQUIREMENTS PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION OF NEW DRYER WARNING TIP: Install your dryer before installing your washer. Fire Hazard This will allow better access when installing dryer exhaust. The installation must conform with local codes, or in the absence DISCONNECTING GAS of local codes, with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, or the Natural Gas and Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1.
  • Page 4 Installation Instructions RECONNECTING GAS Listed connector ANSI Z21.24 / CSA 6.10 APPLY PIPE COMPOUND TO ALL MALE THREADS. ADAPTER 1/8" NPT PIPE PLUG FOR NEW METAL CHECKING GAS FLEXIBLE GAS INLET PRESSURE LINE CONNECTOR SHUT-OFF ADAPTER VALVE 3/8" NPT ELBOW PIPE SIZE AT LEAST 1/2"...
  • Page 5: Electrical Connection Information

    Installation Instructions ELECTRICAL CONNECTION INFORMATION ELECTRICAL CONNECTION INFORMATION WARNING ENSURE PROPER TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE, GROUND EXISTS BEFORE USE ELECTRICAL SHOCK, AND PERSONAL INJURY: DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD OR AN ADAPTER PLUG WITH THIS APPLIANCE. ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS This appliance must be supplied with 120V, 60Hz, and connected to a properly grounded branch circuit, pro - tected by a 15- or 20-amp circuit breaker or time delay...
  • Page 6 Installation Instructions EXHAUST INFORMATION (cont.) NORMAL VENT HOOD OR WALL CAP EXHAUST LENGTH Terminate in a manner to prevent back drafts or entry of birds RECOMMENDED MAXIMUM LENGTH or other wildlife. Exhaust Hood Types Termination should present minimal resistance to the exhaust air flow and should require little or no maintenace to prevent clogging Use only for sho rt Recommended...
  • Page 7: Exhaust Connection

    Installation Instructions STANDARD REAR EXHAUST EXHAUST CONNECTION WARNING Fire Hazard TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: We recommend that you install your dryer before installing your washer. This will permit direct access for easier exhaust connection. NOTE: WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND SOLID METAL EXHAUST DUCTING.
  • Page 8: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    Installation Instructions LEVELING AND STABILIZING YOUR DRYER the 4 leveling legs, at the corners, to ensure that the dryer is level from side to side and front to rear. UL-LISTED FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL-TYPE) TRANSITION DUCT LEVEL In special installations, it may be necessary to connect the dryer SIDE-TO-SIDE to the house vent using a flexible metal (foil- type) duct.
  • Page 9 Installation Instructions Detach and remove the bottom or left side knockout as BATHROOM OR BEDROOM INSTALLATION desired. Remove the screw inside the dryer exhaust duct The dryer MUST be vented to the outdoors. See EXHAUST and save. Pull the duct out of the dryer. Protect sharp edges INFORMATION section 6.
  • Page 10 Installation Instructions ADDING ELBOW AND DUCT FOR ADDING COVER PLATE TO REAR OF EXHAUST TO LEFT SIDE OF CABINET CABINET (SIDES AND BOTTOM EXHAUST) CAUTION: Be sure not to pull or damage the electrical wires inside the dryer when inserting the duct. PL ATE (KIT WE1M454) Connect standard metal elbows and ducts to complete...
  • Page 11 Installation Instructions ''Y'' Connector WATER WATER...
  • Page 12: Before You Start

    Installation Instructions ABOUT REVERSING THE DOOR Remove the bottom screw from each hinge (right side) and partially insert them into the top left side hinge holes. SWING NOTE: All 4 front panel hinge screws will now be in the top hinge holes - 2 on the left and 2 on the right. IMPORTANT NOTES: ·...
  • Page 13 Installation Instructions Remove and swap the 2 cover caps and door handle When the cover caps and door handle in place, mount from the outer door: the inner door back into the outer door with the screws removed in step 4. Make sure you mount the hinges on A.
  • Page 14 Installation Instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING Loosen the bottom 2 right side hinge screws. Remove SOLID DOOR MODELS any damage. Remove both the Blind Plate and the Strike WITH COVER CAPS: Plate and install them in opposite positions. Open the door to approximately 170 degrees. With a putty knife, remove the 4 plastic covers located along the left side of front panel and set them aside.
  • Page 15 Installation Instructions Remove and swap the cover cap and door handle from When the cover cap and door handle in place, mount the outer door: the inner door back into the outer door with the screws removed in step 4. Make sure you mount the hinges on the side opposite the handle.
  • Page 16: Reversing The Door Swing

    Installation Instructions REVERSING THE DOOR SWING Loosen the bottom 2 right side hinge screws. Remove the GLASS PANEL DOOR MODELS: damage. Remove both the Blind Plate and the Strike Plate and GHDS835ED0MC GTDS810ED0WS install them in opposite positions. GHDS835GD0MC GTDS810GD0WS GTDS850ED0WS GTDS815ED0MC GTDS850GD0WS...
  • Page 17 Installation Instructions Remove and swap the 2 cover caps and door handle When the cover caps and door handle in place, mount from the outer door: the inner door back into the outer door with the screws removed in step 4. Make sure you mount the hinges on the side opposite the handle.
  • Page 18 Notes...