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GE DBL333 Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents Safety Information ..Proper Installation ..... When Using the Dryer ..DBL333 Operating lnstructions DCL333 Control Panels ....DVL223 Control Settings ....NLL113 Loading and Using the Dryer . .8, 9 NVL333 Installation Instructions Electrical Requirements ..Exhausing the Dryer ...
  • Page 2: Safety Information

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. A WARNING! For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death. • Do not store or use gasoline or other •...
  • Page 3: Proper Installation WARNING! PROPER INSTALLATION This dryer must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used. Exhaust/Ducting: • Properly ground &Ter to conform with all governing codes and ordinances. Follow details in the Installation Instructions section. E_] This &Ter MUSTbe exhausted to the outside.
  • Page 4: When Using The Dryer

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION. READALLINSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING'! WHEN USING YOUR DRYER • Never reach into the dryer while the drum is To minimize the possibility of electric shock, moving. Beibre loading, unloading or adding unplug this appliance fl'om the power supply or disconnect the &Ter at the household clothes, wait until the drum has completely...
  • Page 5 WHEN NOTUSING YOUR DRYER Grasp the plug firmly when disconnecting this • Befbre discarding a duer, or removing appliance to avoid damage to the cord while fl'om se,_,ice, remove the d,Ter door to pulling. Place the cord aw W fl'om traffic areas prevent children fl'om hiding inside.
  • Page 6 About the dryer controlpanel You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the left side of the door opening. Model DCL333 START AUTOMATIC AUTOMATIC COTTONS • MORE DRY PERMANENT LESS DRY PRESS REG.HEAT _LESS START MEDIUM HEAT ,'X..,_"-_"_L COOL...
  • Page 7 Model DCL333 START TEMPERATURE AUTOMATIC AUTOMATIC COTTONS • MOREDRY PERMANENT LESS DRY LESSDRY PRESS DOWN START MEDIUM '-X._ REGUL_UFF COOL MORE / 00 MIN TIMED DRY 20 30 About the control aLlL m_ serungs. NOTE: Not all features are available on all dryer models. IMPORTANT"...
  • Page 8: Operating

    Loadingand usingthe dryer. Always follow the fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering. SortingandLoadingHints As a general rule, if clothes are sorted properly for the washer, they are sorted properly for the dryer. Do not add fabric softenersheetsoncethe load hasbecomewarm. Theymaycausefabric softenerstains. Bounce _ Fabric Conditioner DryerSheetshavebeenapprovedfor usein a// GEDryerswhenusedin accordancewith the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Page 9 FabricCareLabels WASH LABELS Machine wash cycle Normal Permanent Press/ Gentle! Hand wash Do not wash Do not wring wrinkle resistant delicate Water temperature Warm Cold/cool (40°C/105°F) (30°C/85°F) (50°C/120°F) BLEACH LABELS Bleach symbols Any bleach Do not bleach Only non-chlorine bleach (when needed) (when needed)
  • Page 10: Preparing To Install The Dryer

    Prepartingto install your dryer. Read these instructions completely and carefully. WARNING • The National Fuel Gas code resu'icts installations This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors using only rigid metal or flexible metal 4" of gas appliancesin garages. They must be 18" diameter ductwork tar inside the dryer cabinet (45.7 cm) off the ground...
  • Page 11: Electrical Requirements

    Electrical requirements. Read these instructions completely and carefully. ElectricalConnection Informationfor ElectricDryers Electrical Requirements WARNING--To reduce the risk of fire, injm7: elecu'ic shock, or personal • This dxyer be connected to an individual must • DONOT USEAN EXTENSIONCORDWITH THIS branch circuit, protected by the required time- APPLIANCE.
  • Page 12: Exhausingthe Dryer

    Exhausingthe dryer. Read these instructions completely and carefully. ExhaustSystemRequirements Useonly4" (10.2cm) diameter(minimum) r igidmetal Thedryerexhaust systemMUSTBEEXHAUSTED ductfor bestperformance, o r flexiblemetalduct.Use TOTHEOUTSIDE ofthe dwelling. approved vent 11oo(!which has swing-out dampers DONOTallow combustible materials (for example: that open when the dryer is in operation. _qmn the clothing, draperies/curtains, paper) to come in dryer stops, the dampers automatically close to...
  • Page 13: Installing The Dryer

    Installing the dryer. Exhaust Ducting Length • DONOTassemble the duct work with fksteners that The exhaust system should be inspected and cleaned at least once a year _dth nomml usage. The more the extend into the duct. They will serve as collection dUeT is used, the more often you should check the points for lint.
  • Page 14 Installing the dryer. Read these instructions completely and carefully. Locationof YourDryer Do Not Install the Dryer: p] Donot install the dryerin an area exposed to Do not install the dryer on cmpet. dripping water or outside weather conditions. Floor MUSTbe solid with a maximum slope of 1"...
  • Page 15 Mobile Home Installation Fff] D1Ter MUSTbe exhausted outside (outdoors, not _-] Installation MUSTconfbrm to current beneath the mobile home) using metal ducting Manufactured Home Construction & Safeb" that _411 not support combustion. Metal ducting Standard (which is a Federal Regulation Title nmst be 4"...
  • Page 16 Installing the dryer. Read these instructions completely and carefully. ElectricalInstallationfor ElectricDryers WARNING: T ile fbllo_4ng are specific WARNING:AUL-approved su'ain relief must be installed onto power cord. If the strain relief is requirements far proper and safe electrical not attached, tile cord can be pulled out of the installation of your dtTer.
  • Page 17 3-Wire System for Electric Dryers-DO NOT use for Mobile Home Installations V_ Attach the power cord neuu'al (center _4re) _] Remove the screws securing the temfinal block conductor to the silver-colored center terminal access cover and the strain relief mounting bracket located on the back of the duer on the terminal block.
  • Page 18 Installing the dryer. Read these instructions completely and carefully. GasConnection for GasDryers [-_ Rentove the shipping cap from gas pipe at tile I-j] Open the shutoffvalve in the gas supply line. rear of tile dtTer. [-_ Test all connections by brushing on a soapy water solution.
  • Page 19 Replacement P arts If replacement par_s are needed for your dryer, ,_WARNING: The instructions in the manual and all other literature included _dth this duet are contact the source where you purchased your duer. not meant to cover eve U possible condition and CAUTION: Label all _dres prior to disconnection situation that may occur.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service... Troubleshooting tips Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service. Problem Possible Causes What To Do Drier doesn'tstatt Dryer is unplugged * Make sure the chyer plug is pushed completely into the outlet.
  • Page 21 Static occurs No fabric softener was used * Try a fabric softener. • Bounce ®Fabric Conditioner Dlyer Sheets have been approved fbr use in all GE Duers when used in accordance the manufacturer's insu'uctions. Overdrying • T_y a iabfic soi_ener. Adjust &ying.
  • Page 22 Notes.
  • Page 23 Anypart of the chyer which fails due to a defect in materials or worlananship. During this From the date of the full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and in-home setx_iceto originalpurchase replace the defective parc What GE Will Not Cover: •...
  • Page 24: Consumersupport

    ContactUs If you are not satisfied _4th the service you receive front GE, contact us on our Website with all the details including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations GE Appliances, Appliance Park Louisville, KY 40225 RegisterYourApplbnce

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