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GE GFDS150ED0WW Installation Instructions Manual

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Installation
Instructions
lectric Drger
10
Questions
on Installation?
Call: 800.GE.CARES (US)
or visit our web site at: www.GEAppliances.com
(US)
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions
completely and
carefully.
• IN PORTANT- 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 Owner's Manual 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 supervision 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.
• Product failure due to improper installation
is not covered under the Warranty.
- WARNING
RISK OF FIRE
•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 rigid metal 4" diameter ductwork inside the dryer cabinet and use
only UL approved transition ducting between the dryer and the home duct.
• 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 pages 4-5 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 drger requires
basic
mechanical
and electrical
skills. It is gour responsibilitg
to
contact
a qualified
installer
to make the electrical
connections.
I
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Step 6
TOOLS YOU
WILL NEED
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVER
4"DIA. M ETAL DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
MATERIALS YOUWILL NEED
4"DIA, F LEXIBLE
METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED
TRANSITION
DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
KIT WXB8XIBO77
(INCLUDES
2ELBOWSI
4"DIA. FLEXIBLE
METAL (FOIL TYPEI
UL LISTED
TRANSITION
DUCT
(IF NEEDED,)
#'DUCT
%
4"DIA. M ETAL
ELBOW
CLAMPS
(2)
EXHAUST
HOOD
OR
4"SPRING
CLAMPS
(2)
DUCTTAPE
GLOVES
4" COVER PLATE{IF NEEDED
{KIT WE1M454)
%
SAFETY
GLASSES
3/4" S TRAIN
RELIEF
ULRECOGNIZED
DRYER
POWER
CORD K IT
(NOT P ROVIDED
WITH DRYER)
UL RATED
120/240V,]OA
WITH 3OR 4PRONGS,
IDENTIFY
THE P LUG
TYPE A SPER T HE
HOUSE RECEPTACLE
BEFORE
PURCHASING
LINE C ORD,
Prepare the area and exhaust for installation of new dryer
(see section 1).
Check and ensure the existing external exhaust is clean (see
section 1) and meets attached installation specifications (see
section 3).
Remove the foam shipping pads (see section 1).
Move the dryer to the desired location.
Connect the power supply (see section 2).
Connect the external exhaust (see section 4).
Step 7 Level y our dryer (seesection 5).
Step8 Checkthe operation of the power supply and venting.
Step9 Placethe Owner's Manualand the Installation Instructions
in a location where they will be noticed by the owner.
Foralcove or closetinstallation, seesection6.
Forbathroom or bedroominstallation, seesection7.
Formobileor manufactured home, seesection8.
Forgarage installation (ifallowed by localcodes),seesection9.
ForForsideor bottom exhaust,seesection 10.
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  • Page 2: Electrical Requirements

    Installation Instructions Minimum Clearance Other Than Alcove or Closet Installation Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air opening are: 0 in. clearance both sides, ] in. front and 3 in. rear. Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service. CONNECTING DRYER USING 4-WIRE PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION...
  • Page 3: Exhaust Information

    Installation Instructions CONNECTING DRYER USING 3-WIRE EXHAUST INFORMATION CONNECTION ,AWARNING -IN CANADA AND INTHE IFREQUIRED, BYLOCAL CODE, INSTALL EXTERNAL GROUND UNITED STATES, THE REQUIRED EXHAUST (NOT P ROVIDED)TO GROUNDED DUCT DIAMETER IS 4in (102ram). DO NOT USE METAL C OLD W ATER PIPE, OR GREEN GROUND DUCT LONGER THAN SPECIFIED IN THE EX-...
  • Page 4 Installation nstructions STANDARD REAR EXHAUST SEALING OFJOINTS • All joints should be tight to avoid leaks. The male end of (Vented at floor level) each section of duct must point away from the dryer. • The duct shall not be assembled with screws or other For straight line installation, connect the dryer exhaust to the external fastening means that extend into the duct and catch lint.
  • Page 5: Alcove Or Closet Installation

    Installation Instructions For best drying performance • For many applications, installing elbows at both the dryer 1 Slide one end of the duct over the clothes dryer outlet and the wall is highly recommended (see illustrations pipe. below). Elbows allow the dryer to sit close to the wall 2.
  • Page 6 Installation Instructions FIXING HOLE I-_ BATHROOM OR BEDROOM INSTALLATION • The dryer MUST be vented to the outdoors. See EXHAUST INFORMATION section :3& 4. • The installation must conform with local codes or, in the absence of local codes, with the NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, ANSI/NFPA NO.
  • Page 7 Installation Instructions ADDING ELBOW AND DUCT FOR ADDING COVER PLATE TO REAR OF EXHAUST TO LEFT OR RIGHT SIDE OF CABINET (SIDES AND BOTTOM EXHAUST) CABINET • Preassemble 4" elbow with 4" duct. Wrap duct tape Ground joint. • Insert duct assembly, elbow first, through the side opening and connect the elbow to the dryer internal duct.
  • Page 9: Antes De Comenzar

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