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GE Profile DPGT750 Owner's Manual And Installation Instructions

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Safety Instructions
. . . . . . . . . . . 2-5
Owner's Manual
and Installation
Operating Instructions
Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6
Cycle Options . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8
Dryer Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .15
Help . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13, 14
the Dryer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16, 17
"My Cycles" . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11, 12
Quick Start Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7
Summary Screen . . . . . . . . . . . .9, 10
Troubleshooter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
Before You Begin . . . . . . . . . . .18-20
Connecting a Gas Dryer . . . . .21-24
Electric Dryer . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25-27
Exhausting the Dryer . . . . . . . .28-32
Final Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .33, 34
Dryer Backsplashes . . . . . . . . .37-40
. . . . . . . . .41
Consumer Support
Consumer Support . . . . Back Cover
Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model # ________________
Serial # ________________
They are on the label on the
front of the dryer behind
the door.
3828EL2001A 175D1807P416 49-90152-4 12-03 JR



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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    Controls ..... .6 DPGT750 Cycle Options ....8 Dryer Features .
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. WARNING! • Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: Do not try to light a match, or cigarette, or turn on any gas or electrical appliance.
  • Page 3: Proper Installation

    READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. 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 loss of life. PROPER INSTALLATION This dryer must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used.
  • Page 4 READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. 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 loss of life. WHEN USING YOUR DRYER •...
  • Page 5: Save These Instructions

    READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE USING. 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 loss of life. WHEN USING YOUR DRYER (cont.) •...
  • Page 6: Dryer Control Panel

    WARNING! To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model. 1 POWER. Press to “wake up” the display. Features of If the display is active, press to put the dryer the dryer...
  • Page 7: Cycle Options

    Getting Started If the Touch Screen is dark, press POWER or the Touch Screen to access the dry cycles menu. If the Washer/Dryer Communication features Washer of your washer and dryer are turned ON, your Communicated dryer will receive cycle information from your Cycles washer to create a dry cycle that matches your wash load.
  • Page 8: Dryer Cycles

    If the Touch Screen is dark, press POWER or the Touch Screen to access the dry cycles menu. The default cycle settings are based on standard load types. Always follow the fabric manufacturer’s care label when laundering. Drying by Select By FABRIC to dry loads sorted by fabric type. Fabric Type FABRIC CYCLES include: •...
  • Page 9 After selecting a dry cycle, the Summary Screen About the displays the automatic settings for the cycle you Summary have chosen. You can adjust these by touching the Screen screen location for any of the settings shown. If you change any of the automatic settings, you can save the new settings as a custom “My Cycle”...
  • Page 10 Touch the OPTIONS pad on the Touch Screen About the to select drying options. After selecting any drying Drying options, press OK to save your setting. Options Delay Start Touch the DELAY START pad repeatedly to set a delay time of up to 12 hours. The countdown time will be shown in the display.
  • Page 11 About the The “My Cycles” feature allows you to create, store and reuse up to 6 custom cycles. Create your “My Cycles” own cycles from scratch or adjust the settings of a Feature predefined dry cycle; then save for one-touch recall. You can create “My Cycles”...
  • Page 12 To modify the settings of a “My Cycle” from Modifying, the Home Screen: Renaming 1 Press the MY CYCLES button. or Deleting 2 Select MODIFY from the Touch Screen a “My Cycle” menu. 3 Select the cycle name from the Touch Screen menu.
  • Page 13 Pressing the HELP button from the Home Screen About the allows you to locate troubleshooting tips for Help Feature common dryer problems, to find help with using the Home Screen or to set machine preferences. Pressing the HELP button while on any other screen allows you to find additional information on features found on that screen.
  • Page 14 The machine settings on the Help feature Setting the allow you to control the volume of the button Machine beep and end-of-cycle signal, and turn the Preferences washer/dryer communication feature on or off. Press the HELP button, then select from the on-screen options.
  • Page 15: Dryer Features

    Before replacing the drum lamp, be sure to unplug Changing the the dryer power cord or disconnect the dryer at the Drum Lamp household distribution panel by removing the fuse or switching off the circuit breaker. The drum lamp is located at the top left of the door frame.
  • Page 16: Loading And Using The Dryer

    They may cause fabric softener stains. Bounce Dryer Sheets have been approved for use in all GE Dryers when used in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Below are fabric care label “symbols” that affect Fabric Care the clothing you will be laundering.
  • Page 17: The Dryer

    Remove the cleaner residue, and then dry with a clean cloth. The stainless steel used to make the dryer drum provides the highest reliability available in a GE dryer. If the dryer drum should be scratched or dented during normal use, the drum will not rust or corrode.
  • Page 18: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Questions? Call 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737) or visit our Web site at: BEFORE YOU BEGIN Read these instructions completely and carefully. IMPORTANT • – Save these instructions for local electrical inspector’s use. IMPORTANT • – Observe all governing codes and ordinances.
  • Page 19: Location Of Your Dryer

    UNPACKING YOUR DRYER 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. Remove the bag containing the drying rack, literature and serial cable.
  • Page 20 LOCATION OF YOUR DRYER (cont.) REQUIREMENTS FOR ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION • Your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or closet, as stated on a label on the dryer back. • The dryer MUST be vented to the outdoors. See the EXHAUST INFORMATION section.
  • Page 21: Connecting A Gas Dryer

    CONNECTING A GAS DRYER (skip for electric dryers) TOOLS AND MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED FOR CONNECTING THE GAS SUPPLY ❒ Flat- or straight-blade screwdriver (may be needed for cord strain relief) ❒ Flexible stainless steel or plastic-coated brass connecting tube (if allowed by building code) ❒...
  • Page 22: Gas Requirements

    CONNECTING A GAS DRYER (cont.) GAS REQUIREMENTS WARNING • Installation must conform to local codes and ordinances, or in their absence, the NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, ANSI Z223. • This gas dryer is equipped with a Valve and Burner Assembly for use only with natural gas.
  • Page 23 Installation Instructions CONNECTING THE DRYER TO THE GAS SUPPLY (cont.) Attach the flexible metal gas line connector to the adapter. Tighten the flexible gas line connection using two adjustable wrenches. CONNECTING THE DRYER TO THE GAS SUPPLY (cont.) Install a 1/8” NPT plugged tapping to the dryer gas line shut-off valve for checking gas inlet pressure.
  • Page 24 CONNECTING A GAS DRYER (cont.) TEST FOR LEAKS WARNING – open flame to test for gas leaks. Check all connections for leaks with soapy solution or equivalent. Apply a soap solution. The leak test solution must not contain ammonia, which could cause damage to the brass fittings.
  • Page 25: Connecting An Electric Dryer

    CONNECTING AN ELECTRIC DRYER (skip for gas dryers) TOOLS AND MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED FOR CONNECTING THE ELECTRICAL SUPPLY ❒ Flat- or straight-blade screwdriver (may be needed for cord strain relief) ❒ #2 Phillips-head screwdriver (for terminal connections) ❒ UL-listed strain relief (may be supplied with cord) ❒...
  • Page 26 CONNECTING AN ELECTRIC DRYER (cont.) ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ELECTRIC DRYERS This dryer must be connected to an individual branch circuit, protected by the required time-delay fuses or circuit breakers. A three- or four-wire, single phase, 120/240V or 120/208V, 60Hz, 30-amp circuit is required. If the electric supply does not meet the above specifications, then call a licensed electrician.
  • Page 27 Installation Instructions CONNECTING DRYER POWER CORD (cont.) For 3-wire Connection ONLY: Be sure the dryer’s green ground wire is connected to green ground screw on cabinet rear. Ground Wire (3-wire Connection Shown) For 4-wire Connection ONLY: Remove the dryer’s ground wire from behind the green ground screw and connect it to the center screw of the terminal block.
  • Page 28: Exhausting The Dryer

    EXHAUSTING THE DRYER WARNING – risk of fire or personal injury: • This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. • Use only metal duct. • Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, any gas vent, under an enclosed floor (crawl space) or into an attic.
  • Page 29 Installation Instructions USING FLEXIBLE METAL DUCT FOR TRANSITION VENTING Rigid or semi-rigid metal ducting is recommended for use as transition ducting between the dryer and the wall. In special installations when it is impossible to make a connection with the above recommendations, then a UL-listed flexible metal transition duct may be used between the dryer and wall connection only.
  • Page 30 EXHAUSTING THE DRYER (cont.) WARNING USE ONLY METAL 4” DUCT. DO NOT USE DUCT LONGER THAN SPECIFIED IN THE EXHAUST LENGTH TABLE. Ducting longer than 150 equivalent feet will: • Increase the drying times and the energy cost. • Reduce the dryer life. •...
  • Page 31 Installation Instructions DUCTING COMPONENT EQUIVALENCY CHART DUCT PIECES Rigid Metal Ducting (Preferred) Semi-Rigid Metal Ducting (inside diameter does not change) Flexible Metal Ducting (inside diameter changes) Elbows (90°/45°) Turns less Than 4 Ft. Less Than 4 Ft. Rigid Metal Ducting Semi-Rigid Metal Ducting Flexible Metal...
  • Page 32 Transition Ducting DRYER EXHAUST TO SIDE OR BOTTOM OF CABINET If you wish to exhaust your dryer to the side or bottom of the cabinet, order exhaust kit 14-A003, available from your GE supplier. Clip Dryer Side...
  • Page 33: Final Setup

    FINAL SETUP LEVEL THE DRYER Stand the dryer near the final location. Place a level against the side and bottom of the dryer door frame and use the four leveling legs to level your dryer. Raise Lower ATTACH SERIAL CABLE Attach the serial cable for washer and dryer connection to the serial port on the back of the dryer.
  • Page 34 FINAL SETUP (cont.) DRYER STARTUP Press the POWER button. NOTE: If the dryer has been exposed to temperatures below freezing for an extended period of time, allow it to warm up before pressing POWER. Otherwise, the display will not come on. The dryer is now ready for use.
  • Page 35: Reversing The Door Swing

    REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (if desired) REMOVE FILLER PLUGS Open the door and remove the filler plugs opposite the hinges. REMOVE DOOR • With the door completely open, remove the BOTTOM screw from each hinge on the dryer face. • Insert the screws about halfway into the TOP holes, for each hinge, on the opposite side (where you removed the filler plugs).
  • Page 36 REVERSING THE DOOR SWING (cont.) REVERSE HANDLE Install the handle on the opposite side of the door. REMOVE HINGES AND REHANG DOOR Remove the hinges from the door and install them on the opposite side with the hinge pin toward the outside of the door. Installation Instructions REMOVE HINGES AND REHANG DOOR (cont.)
  • Page 37: Switching The Washer And Dryer Backsplashes

    SWITCHING THE WASHER AND DRYER BACKSPLASHES (not required for most installations) When viewed from the front, the washer is shipped for installation on the left and the dryer is shipped for installation on the right. If your hose utility connections are arranged so that the units must be installed with the washer on the right and the dryer on the left, you can switch the backsplashes of the...
  • Page 38 Installation Instructions DISCONNECT WASHER CONTROL BOARD Disconnect the ribbon at the right of the control board by pulling the connector at the end of the ribbon off the metal pins on the control board. NOTE: Do not disconnect any other wires from the control board.
  • Page 39 Installation Instructions REMOVE CONTROL BOARD FROM DRYER BACKSPLASH Remove the four screws holding the control board to the backsplash. Remove the control board and set it aside. Screws SWITCH BACKSPLASHES Place the backsplash from the dryer on top of the washer and place the backsplash from the washer on top of the dryer.
  • Page 40 Installation Instructions ATTACH WASHER CONTROL BOARD TO NEW BACKSPLASH Replace the four screws removed from the control board earlier. The control board will now be on the opposite side of the washer backsplash. RECONNECT WASHER CONTROL BOARD Connect the washer control board to the new backsplash by sliding the ribbon connector on the new backsplash onto the metal pins on the control board and pushing...
  • Page 41: Troubleshooting Tips

    For a complete list of solutions to common dryer problems, use the Troubleshooting Tips feature located by pressing the HELP button while on the dryer Home Screen (see Using the Troubleshooter). If your dryer will not operate, check the Problem Solver below: Problem Dryer won’t operate Normal...
  • Page 42 Notes
  • Page 43: Dryer Warranty

    Any part of the dryer which fails due to a defect in materials or workmanship. During this From the date of the full one-year warranty, GE will also provide, free of charge, all labor and related service costs to original purchase replace the defective part.
  • Page 44: Consumer Support

    Contact Us If you are not satisfied with the service you receive from GE, contact us on our Web site with all the details, including your phone number, or write to: General Manager, Customer Relations Register Your Appliance Register your new appliance on-line—at your convenience! Timely product registration will allow for...