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Exhaust Connection - GE GTDX400EDWS Installation Instructions Manual

Ge 6.0 cu. ft. capacity duradrum electric dryer
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EXHAUST INFORMATION (cont)
SEALING OF JOINTS
• All joints should be tight to avoid leaks. The male end of
each section of duct must point away from the dryer.
• Do not assemble the ductwork with fasteners that
extend into the duct. They will serve as a collection point
for lint.
wrapping the overlapped joints with duct tape.
1/4 inch per foot
INSULATION
Duct work that runs through an unheated area or is near air
conditioning should be insulated to reduce condensation

EXHAUST CONNECTION

4
WARNING -
RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY:
• This clothes dryer must be exhausted to the
outdoors.
• Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust
duct.
to the home exhaust duct. It must be installed
in accordance with the instructions found in
"Connecting The Dryer To House Vent" on page 5 of
this manual.
• Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, a wall,
a ceiling, gas vent, crawl space, attic, under an
of a building. The accumulated lint could create a
• Never terminate the exhaust into a common duct
with a kitchen exhaust system. A combination of
length table. Longer ducts can accumulate lint,
• Never install a screen in or over the exhaust duct.
This will cause lint to accumulate, creating a
• Do not assemble ductwork with any fasteners
that extend into the duct. These fasteners can
• Do not obstruct incoming or exhausted air.
• Provide an access for inspection and cleaning of
the exhaust system, especially at turns and joints.
Exhaust system shall be inspected and cleaned at
least once a year.
THIS DRYER COMES READY FOR REAR
EXHAUSTING. IF SPACE IS LIMITED, USE
THE INSTRUCTIONS IN SECTION 10 TO
EXHAUST DIRECTLY FROM THE SIDES
OR BOTTOM OF THE CABINET.
Installation Instructions
TO REDUCE THE
STANDARD REAR EXHAUST
(Vented at floor level)
FOR STRAIGHT LINE INSTALLATION,
CONNECT THE DRYER EXHAUST TO
THE EXTERNAL EXHAUST HOOD
USING DUCT TAPE OR CLAMP.
EXTERNAL
DUCT
OPENING
DUCT TAPE OR
DUCT CLAMP
4" METAL DUCT
(CUT TO PROPER
DUCT TAPE OR
LENGTH)
DUCT CLAMP
NOTE: WE STRONGLY RECOMMEND SOLID METAL EXHAUST DUCTING.
HOWEVER, IF FLEXIBLE DUCTING IS USED IT MUST BE UL-LISTED METAL
NOT PLASTIC.
STANDARD REAR EXHAUST
(Vented above floor level)
ELBOW HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED
NOTE: ELBOWS WILL PREVENT DUCT
KINKING AND COLLAPSING.
LEVELING AND STABILIZING YOUR DRYER
5
LEVEL
FRONT-TO-BACK.
4 LEVELING LEGS
4
ELBOW HIGHLY
RECOMMENDED
RECOMMENDED
CONFIGURATION
TO MINIMIZE
EXHAUST
BLOCKAGE.
LEVEL
SIDE-TO-SIDE.

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