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Installation Instructions; Mobile Home Installation; Electrical Requirements; Grounding Instructions - GE GTDX400EDWS Installation Instructions Manual

Ge 6.0 cu. ft. capacity duradrum electric dryer
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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 installation and service.
PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION OF
1
NEW DRYER
TIP: Install your dryer before installing your washer.
This will allow better access when installing dryer
exhaust.
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
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION INFORMATION
2
WARNING -
RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRICAL SHOCK AND
PERSONAL INJURY:
• DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD OR AN
ADAPTER PLUG WITH THIS APPLIANCE.
Dryer must be electrically grounded in accordance with
local codes and ordinances, or in the absence of local
CODE, ANSI/NFPA NO. 70.

ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS

This dryer must be connected to an individual branch circuit,

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

This dryer must be connected to a grounded metal, permanent
be run with the circuit conductors and connected to the

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.
TO REDUCE THE
CONNECTING DRYER USING 4-WIRE
CONNECTION (MUST BE USED FOR

MOBILE HOME INSTALLATION)

NOTES: Since January 1, 1996, the National Electric
code requires that the new constructions utilize a
4-wire connection to an electric dryer.
WARNING:
be used when the appliance is installed in a location
where grounding through the neutral conductor is
prohibited. Grounding through the neutral is prohibited
for the new branch-circuit installations, mobile homes,
recreational vehicles, and areas where local codes
prohibit grounding through the neutral conduction.
and discard. Keep
green ground screw
Screws
(2)
Cover
cord kit marked for use with dryers and provided with closed loop or
spade terminals with upturned ends (not supplied).
1.
dryer's circuit fuse at the electrical box.
2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall
receptacle.
4.
ground screw for step 7.
5.
entry hole. Bring power cord through strain relief.
6. Connect power cord as follows:
A. Connect the 2 hot lines to the outer screws of
the terminal block (marked L1 and L2).
B. Connect the neutral (white) line to the center of
the terminal block (marked N).
7. Attach ground wire of power cord with the green
ground screw (hole above strain relief bracket). Tighten
8. Properly secure power cord to strain relief.
9.
WARNING:
COVER OFF OF THE TERMINAL BLOCK.
2
Only a 4-conductor cord shall
Fuse
Screw
Hot
Wire
Hot
Wire
Neutral
(white)
Strain
Bracket
NEVER LEAVE THE
green
ground
screw
here
Green
Wire

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