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2-5
Operating
Instructions
Control Panels .....................
6-8
Cycle Options .....................
9, !0
Dryer Features ......................
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the Dryer .........................
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Tips ........
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Consumer Support
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Back Cover
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DCVH515
DHDVH52
DBVH512
Write the model and serial
numbers
here:
Model #
Serial #
They are on the label on
the front of the drger behind
the door.
175D1807P579
49-90311
09-06 JR

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Safety instructions .... Operating Instructions DCVH515 Control Panels ..... DHDVH52 Cycle Options ..... 9, !0 DBVH512 Dryer Features ...... Loading and Using the Dryer ......17, 18 Reversing the Door Swing ..12-16 Venting the Dryer ....Stacking ......
  • Page 2: Safety Instructions

    iMPORTANT SAFETY iNFORMATiON. READALL iNSTRUCTiONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! For yoursafety, the information in this manualmust be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion, electric shock, or to preventproperty damage, personal injury,or death. • Do not store or use gasoline or other •...
  • Page 3 This dryer must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet, you can receive one by visiting ge.com, or by calling 800.GECARE$ (800.432.2737). Exhaust/Ducting: [] Properly...
  • Page 4 iMPORTANT SAFETY iNFORMATiON. READALL iNSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. k, WARNING! YOUR IAUNDflY AflEA • Keep area underneath around ",'our • Keep all lmlnd_w aids (such as detergents, bleaches, etc.) (ff the reach of chikh'en, appliances fl'ee of combustible materials (lint, paper; rags, etc.), gasoline,...
  • Page 5 WHENUSINGYOUR DRYER (cont.) • Ybu may Msh to soften your laundered lid)tics • Never attempt to operate this appliance if it is damaged, nmlflmcdoning, partially disassembled, or reduce static electridtv in them by using or has missing or broken...
  • Page 6: Control Panels

    About the dryer controlpanel. You can locate your model number at the top inside of the door opening. Model DHDVH52 Model DCVH515 Model DBVH512 COTTOH_ ®...
  • Page 7 Power Press to "wake up" displa). If the displa) is actixe, press to put drxer in the standby mode. /VOTE: Pressing POWER does not disconnect the appliance from the power supply Dry Cycles (h'_ cwle controls length tumble speed...
  • Page 8 About the dryer controlpanel. Dry Temp YOu cm_ (h'm-e, _ temper_mu'e ot }our c_(le. ANTI-BACTERIAL Thisoption may only be usedwith COTTONSor MIXED LOADcycles.This optionreducescertain typesof bacteriaby 99.9%,including:Staphylococcus a ureus,Pseudomonas aeruginosaandK/ebsie//a pneumoniae "_. T heanti-bacterialprocessoccurswhen high heatis usedduringa portionof this dryingcycle. NOTE:Donot usethis cycleon delicatefabrics.
  • Page 9 About cycle options. NOTE." Not all features are available on all dryer models, ge.com Extend Tumble Minimizes wrinkles by adding approximately 60 minutes cff no-heat tumbling after clothes are dry. Tile beeper will sound e\ e U 2 minutes to remind tile clothes.
  • Page 10 About cJfc_e options. NOTE."Not all features are available on all dryer models. Lock You can lock controls to prevent To lock the d_ye_, press hold lock selections fl'om being made. Or you icon fiw 3 seconds, To tmlock chTe_; lock controls after have...
  • Page 11 About dryer features, ge.com Drum Lamp getore replacing light bulb, be sure to unplug dryer power cord disconnect dryer at the household distribution panel by removing switching opening fllse off the circuit breaker. Reach above drver fl'om inside drum. Remove...
  • Page 12: Reversing The Door Swing

    Reversing t hedoorswing. IMPORTANT NOTES: IMPORTANT'. Once wm begin, do not move the cabinet tmtil doox_swing • Read the instHwtions all the way reversal is completed. through befi_re starting, These instructions are tin" changing • Handle parts carefilllv to awfid the hinges ti'om the right...
  • Page 13 STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS (cont.) Remove Door Assembly 2. Open the door to approxin/ately 90 degrees. I_.emox e the 4 screws _startiw, fl'om the bottom to the top. Make sure the door is supported while remo',ing the screws. 3. i,oosen the top screw as shown.
  • Page 14 Reversing t hedoorswing. STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS (cont.) Remove Hinge IMPORTANT" Note tile location ot tile hinge (left or right) before removing. 8. _\'ith tile door tl"ame part of tile door laid down on a protected soft sm'L_ce, reinove tile hinge cover by removing tile 2 tapping screws...
  • Page 15 STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS (cont.) Reinstall Nuts and Hinge Cover Place the door on its edge. Assemble the 2 machine screws (#8), washers tlsino. _ a wrench and screwdriver. iltltS. Tighten Align Place the hinge, cover in position. the hinoe_ cover holes with the holes in the door.
  • Page 16 Reversingthe doorswing. STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCtiONS (cont.) Reassemble Door Assembly (cont.) Afier reversing door, there will be a misnmtch between outer door innei" doox'. Make sure that handle part of the outer door is opposite hinge, as shown. 20. Turn door oxer tasten outer door...
  • Page 17: Loadingand Using The Dryer

    (It) not dr_ a sheet with socks foam-filleditems. other small items. Donot add fabricsoftenersheetsoncetheload has becomewarm.They maycausefabricsoftenerstains. Bounce _ Fabric Conditioner D ryerSheetshavebeen approvedforusein aft GE Dryerswhenusedin accordance with themanufacturer# instructions.
  • Page 18 Loadingand usingthe dryer. Always follow the fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering. Careand Cleaningof the Dryer The Exterior:_ipe or dust any, si_ills or washing The Exhaust Duct: Inspect and clean the exhaust compounds with a &map cloth. Dryer control ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging.
  • Page 19: Ventingthe Dryer

    Ventingthe dryer, gecom The dryer villi[ use best dxTing perflmnance, dxTer needs to be properly vented. more energy and run longer if it is not vented to the below specifications. Carefully follow details on Exhausting in the Installation Instructions. • only rigid metal...
  • Page 20: Stacking

    Stacking. BEFORE Y OU BEGIN Read these instructions completely and carefully. • IMPORTANT" Save these ixlstructioxls fin" local • Note to Consumer-Kee I) these instx uctions flKure reference. electrical inspector's use. • Installation must be performed 1)ya qualified IMPORTANT" • Obser;'e all governing codes...
  • Page 21 KITCONTENTS RightHandBracket 4 #12 x I" Screws 4 RubberPads Left HandBracket 4 #8 x I/2" Screws TOOLS YOUWILL NEED Phillips Screwdriver Gloves Pliers Level Open-Ended W rench INSTALLATION PREPARATION Remove the packaging. Flatten the product carton to use as a pad to lay...
  • Page 22 Stacking. INSTALLING T HE STACK BRACKET KIT 1. Remove the Dryer Leveling Legs A. Careflllly lay tile dryer on its side. Use tile packing material so wm don't scratch tile finish oil tl_e dryer. open-end wrench or pliers to remoxe dr)er le',eling legs.
  • Page 23 INSTALLING T HE STACK BRACKET KIT(cont.) door svdno if O, P,eve,_e drxer 4. Prepare the Washer and Dryer desired. See dr*er installation P. Place the _asher in the instructions for details. approximate location. NOTE:The washer door swing is not...
  • Page 24: Troubleshooting Tips

    Before you call for service... Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages, or visf ge.cem. Youmay not need to call for service. roubleshooting -tips OPERATION Possible Causes What To Do Controlpads Controls accidentally put in * Press STOP.
  • Page 25 T thbvics contain more moisture and take (_(e beach towels) h)nger to oh> Separate la*ge, heavy tiibrics into smaller loads to speed (hTing tiFne. * Match control Controls improperly settings to the load xou are drvin , Lint f'dter is fuU * Clean lint filter befin'e eve U load.
  • Page 26 • TIw a tid)ric soflenex: • Bo/mce <_Fabric Conditioner Dryer Sheets have been approved fin" use in all GE D_Te_ when used accordance with tile manufiwtm'er's instructions. • T_n' a lid)tic Overdxyh_g soflene_: LESSDRYor DAMP. • A(!just setting •...
  • Page 27: Warranty

    This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA. If the product is located in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an Authorized GE Service location for service.
  • Page 28: Consumersupport

    Caution must be exercised, since improper servicing may cause unsafe operation. ContactUs ge.com If you are not satisfied with the service you receive fl'om GE, contact us on our X,Vebsite with all the details including your phone numbei;...

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