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GE DCVH680EJBB - 27" Electric Dryer Installation Instructions Manual

General electric electric dryer installation instructions
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Installation
Instructions
PEDESTALS FOR DRYERS
(comes with individual installation instructions)
Three models available:
- SBSD107H

BEFORE YOU BEGIN

Read these instructions completely and carefully.
IMPORTANT-
Save these instructions for local
inspector's use.
IMPORTANT-
Observe all governing codes and
ordinances.
• Note to Installer - Be sure to leave these instructions with
the customer.
• Note to Customer - Keep these instructions with your Use
and Care Book for future reference.
• Before the old dryer is removed from service or discarded,
remove the dryer door.
• Service information and the wiring diagram are located in
the control console.
• Do not allow children on or in the appliance. Close super-
vision of children is necessary when the appliance is used
near children.
• Install the dryer where the temperature is above 50°F for
satisfactory operation of the dryer control system.
TOOLS YOU
WILL NEED
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVER
LEVEL
Step 1 Prepare the Area and Exhaust for Installation of New
Dryer (see section 1).
Step 2 Check and Ensure the Existing External Exhaust is
Clean (see section 1) and Meets Attached Installation
Specifications (see section 3).
Step 3 Remove the Foam Shipping Pads (see section 1).
Step 4 Move the Dryer to the Desired Location.
Step 5 Connect the Power Supply (see section 2).
Step 6 Connect the External Exhaust (see section 4).
Step 7 Level Your Dryer (see section 5).
500A436P009_Rev0
Questions or Installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US)
or Visit our Web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US)
- SBSD227F
- SBSD137H
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE)
UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT
(IF NEEDED.)
WARNING
• To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow all installation instructions.
• Clothes dryer installation must be performed by a qualified installer.
• Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions and in accordance
with local codes.
• This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes dryer to the
outdoors.
• DO NOT install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic ducting materials.
If flexible metal (semi-rigid or foil-type) duct is installed, it must be UL listed
and installed in accordance with the instructions found in "Connecting The
Dryer To House Vent" on page 5 of this manual. Flexible venting materials
are known to collapse, be easily crushed, and trap lint. These conditions will
obstruct dryer airflow and increase the risk of fire.
• Do not install or store this appliance in any location where it could be
exposed to water and or weather.
• Save these instructions. (Installers: Be sure to leave these instructions with
the customer).
NOTE: Installation and service of this dryer
requires basic mechanical and electrical skills.
It is your responsibility to contact a qualified
installer to make the electrical connections.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIA. METAL
4" DUCT
ELBOW
CLAMPS (2)
OR
4" SPRING
CLAMPS (2)
DUCT TAPE
Step 8 Check the Operation of the Power Supply and
Venting.
Step 9 Place the Owners Manual and the Installation
Instructions in a Location Where They Will Be
Noticed By the Owner.
For Alcove or Closet Installation, see section 6.
For Bathroom or Bedroom Installation, see section 7.
For Mobile or Manufactured Home see, section 8.
For side or bottom exhaust, see section 9.

Electric Dryer

09
- RISK OF FIRE
SAFETY
DRYER POWER CORD
EXHAUST
KIT (NOT PROVIDED
GLASSES
HOOD
WITH DRYER)
UL RATED
120/240V,30A
WITH 3 OR 4 PRONGS.
IDENTIFY THE PLUG
3/4" STRAIN
TYPE AS PER THE
HOUSE RECEPTACLE
RELIEF
GLOVES
BEFORE PURCHASING
UL RECOGNIZED
LINE CORD.
Pub # 31-16228

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  Summary of Contents for GE DCVH680EJBB - 27" Electric Dryer

  • Page 1: Installation Instructions

    • Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions and in accordance with local codes. • This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. • Use only 4” rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes dryer to the outdoors. • DO NOT install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic ducting materials.
  • Page 2: Electrical Connection Information

    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. 1 PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION OF NEW DRYER TIP: Install your dryer before installing your washer.
  • Page 3: Exhaust Information

    1. Turn off the circuit breaker(s) (30 amp) or remove the dryer’s circuit fuse at the electrical box. 2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall receptacle. 3. Remove the power cord cover located at the lower back. 4.
  • Page 4: Exhaust Connection

    4 EXHAUST CONNECTION WARNING - TO REDUCE THE 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. • Use only 4” rigid metal or UL-listed flexible metal (semi-rigid or foil-type) duct to connect the dryer to the home exhaust duct.
  • Page 5: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    Avoid resting the duct on sharp objects. • For best drying performance: 1. Slide one end of the duct over the clothes dryer outlet pipe. 2. Secure the duct with a clamp. 3. With the dryer in its permanent position, extend the duct to its full length.
  • Page 6 9 DRYER EXHAUST TO RIGHT, LEFT OR BOTTOM CABINET WARNING - BEFORE PERFORMING THIS EXHAUST INSTALLATION, BE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE DRYER FROM ITS ELECTRICAL SUPPLY. PROTECT YOUR HANDS AND ARMS FROM SHARP EDGES WHEN WORKING INSIDE THE CABINET. BE SURE TO WEAR GLOVES. REMOVE SCREW AND SAVE.
  • Page 7: Reversing The Door Swing

    ADDING ELBOW FOR EXHAUST THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET • Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect it to the dryer internal duct. • Apply duct tape on the joint between the dryer internal duct and elbow, as shown on page 7. CAUTION: Internal duct joints must be secured with tape, otherwise they may separate and cause a...
  • Page 8: Before You Start

    BEFORE YOU START 1. Unplug the dryer from its electrical outlet. REMOVE DOOR ASSEMBLY 2. Open the door to approximately 90 degrees. Remove the 4 screws starting from the bottom to the top. Make sure the door is supported while removing the screws. 3.
  • Page 9 REMOVE HINGE IMPORTANT: Note the location of the hinge (left or right) before removing. 8. With the door frame part of the door laid down on a protected soft surface, remove the hinge cover by removing the 2 tapping screws (#8) that fasten it to the frame. The hinge cover is located at the opposite side of the hinge assembly.
  • Page 10 REINSTALL NUTS AND HINGE COVER 14. Place the door on its edge. Assemble the 2 machine screws (#8), washers, and nuts. Tighten using a wrench and screwdriver. 15. Place the hinge cover in position. Align the hinge cover holes with the holes in the door. 16.
  • Page 11 20. Turn the door over and fasten the outer door to the inner door using the 6 large tapping screws (#10). MOVE STRIKE BRACKET 21. Using a putty knife or any other flat tool, remove the 5 plastic screw caps located on the dryer where the door will be installed and install them on the opposite side.
  • Page 12: Rough-In Dimensions

    ROUGH-IN DIMENSIONS 27" 31 1/8" 1 5/8" 41 1/2" 4 1/2" 11 3/4" 27" 30 5/8" 40 1/4" 39 1/8" 53 5/8" 17" 13 3/8" 11 3/4"...