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Installation
Instructions
Gas Drger
Questions
on installation?
Call: 1-800-GECARES
(US)
or Visit ou r Web
site at: www.GEAppliances.com
(US)
BEFOREYOU 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 - Besureto leavethese
instructionswith the customer.
• Note to Customer - Keep these instructions
with gour Use and Care Book for future
reference.
• Before the old drger is removed from service or
discarded, remove the drger door.
• Inspect the drger exhaust outlet and straighten
the outlet walls if theg are bent.
• 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 necessarg when
the
appliance
is used near children.
• Install the
drger
where the
temperature
is
above SO°F for satisfactorg operation
of the
drger control sgstem.
WARNING RBK OF FIRE
To reducethe riskof severe injurg or death,follow all installation instructions.
Clothesdrger installation must be performed bg a qualified installer.
Install the clothesdrger according to these instructions and in accordancewith local
codes. Inthe absenceof local codes,installation must comptgwith NationalFuelGas
Code,ANSIZ225.1/NFPA 54or the CanadianNatural Gasand PropaneInstallationCode,
CSAB149.1.
ColifomioSafeDrinkingWaterond ToxicEnforcementAct.
This act requiresthe governor of Californiato publisha list of substancesknown to the
state to causecancer,birth defects or other reproductive harm and requires businesses
to warn customers of potential exposureto such substances.Gasappliancescan
cause minor exposure to four of these substances,namelg benzene,carbon monoxide,
formaldehgde and soot, causedprimaritg bg the incompletecombustion of natural gas
or LPfuels. Properlgadjusted drgers wilt minimizeincomplete combustion. Exposure
to these substancescan be minimizedfurther bg properlgventing the drger to the
outdoors.
This drger must be exhaustedto the outdoors.
Useonlg 4" rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothesdrger to the outdoors.
DO NOTinstall a clothesdrger with flexible plastic ducting materials. Ifflexible metal
(semi-rigidor foit-tgpe)duct is installed,it must be ULlisted and installed inaccordance
with the instructions found in "ConnectingThe DrgerTo HouseVent"on page 6 of this
manual.Flexibleventing materialsare known to collapse,be easilg crushed,and trap
lint.Theseconditions wilt obstruct drger airflow and increasethe risk of fire.
Donot install or store this appliance in ang location where it could be exposedto water
and or weather.
Drgersinstalled in residentialgarages must be elevated 18" (46cm)above the floor.
Savethese instructions.(Installers:Besure to leave these instructionswith the
customer).
in the state of Massachusetts,installation must be performed by a qualifiedor
licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or licensed by the state.
TOOLSYOU
WILLNEED
(x2)
IO"ADJUS TABLEWRENCHES _.
8"PIPE W RENCH
LEVEL
SLIP J OINT PLIERS
FLAT B LADE SCREWDRIVER
M ATERIALS YOUWILL NEED
4"DIA. METAL DUCT
I====_
(RECOMMENDED)
4"DIAM METAL ELBOW
4"DIA. FLEXIBLE
METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
UL LISTED
TRANSITION
DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
KIT WXO8X10077
(INCLUDES
2ELBOWS)
4"DUCT CLAMPS
4"SPRING
CLAMPS
4"DIA. FLEXIBLE
METAL
(FOIL TYPE)
_(x2)
UL LISTED
TRANSITION
DUCT
(IF NEEDED.)
PIPE
EXHAUST
HOOD COMPOUND
DUCTTAPE
FLEXIBLE
GAS LINE CONNECTOR
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR L EAK DETECTION
SAFETY
GLASSES
GLOVES
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Verifg Your Gas Installation (see section 2).
Prepare the Area and Exhaust for Installation of
New Drger (see section 1).
Check and Insure the Existing External Exhaust
is Clean (see section 1) and Meets Attached
Installation Specifications (see section 6).
Step 4 Remove the Foam Shipping Pads (see section 1).
Step 5 Move the Drger to the Desired Location.
Step 6 Level Your Drger (see section 8).
Step 7 Connect the Gas Supplg (see section 3) and check
for leaks (see section 4).
Step 8 Connect the External Exhaust (see section 7).
Step 9 Connect the Power Supplg (see section 5).
Step 10 Check the Operation of the Power Supplg, Gas
Connections, and Venting.
Step 11 Place the Owners Manual and the Installation
Instructions in a Location Where Theg Will Be
Noticed Bg the Owner.
For Alcove or Closet Installation see section 9.
For Bathroom or Bedroom Installation see section 10.
For Mobile or Manufactured Home see section 11.
234Dll13PO02
31-16225-1
07/08/10
GE

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  Summary of Contents for GE GTDP301GL1WS

  • Page 1 Installation Gas Drger Instructions Questions on installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US) or Visit ou r Web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US) WARNING RBK OF FIRE BEFOREYOU BEGIN Read these instructions completely and To reducethe riskof severe injurg or death,follow all installation instructions. Clothesdrger installation must be performed bg a qualified installer.
  • Page 2: Installation Instructions

    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 and 1 in. rear. Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service. m PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION [] GAS REQUIREMENTS OF NEW DRYER...
  • Page 3 Instructions Installation _] RECONNECTING Listed connector ANSI Z2!.24 / CSA 6.!0 APPLYPIPECOMPOUND TO ALL HALE THREADS. 1/8" NPT PIPE NEW METAL PLUG FOR FLEXIBLE GAS INLET PRESSURE LINE CONNECTOR SHUT-OFF ADAPTER 3/8" NPT ELBOW PIPE SIZE ITEMSNOT SUPPLIED LEAST1/2" Note: The connector and fittings (]re designed for use onlg on the original installation and (]re not to be reused for another appliance or at another location.
  • Page 4 Installation Instructions [-_ ELECTRICAL CONNECTION [-6-]EXHAUST INFORMATION INFORMATION WARNING -IN CANADA AND INTHE UNITED STATES,THE REQUIRED EXHAUST DUCT WARNING - TOREDUCE T HE DIAMETER IS 4 IN (102ram). DO NOT USE DUCT LONGER THAN SPECIFIED IN THE EXHAUST RISK OF FIRE, ELECTRICAL SHOCK, LENGTH TABLE.
  • Page 5 Installation instructions STANDARD REAR EXHAUST [_ EXHAUST CONNECTION (Vented obove floor level} WARNING - TOREDUCE T HE ELBOW H IGH LY RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: "-/'-_/¢ RECOMMEN * This clothes drger must be exhausted to the outdoors, * Use onlg 4" rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust duct.
  • Page 6 Instructions Installation CONNECTING THE DRYER TO HOUSE VENT RIGIDMETAL TRANSITION DUCT • Forbest drying performance, a rigid metal transition duct is recommended. • Rigidmetal transitions ducts reducethe risk of crushing and DONOTUSE kinking. EXCESSIVE EXHAUST UL-LISTED FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID TRANSITION DUCT •...
  • Page 7 Instructions Installation ADDING NEW DUCT [f2]DRYER EXHAUST TO RIGHT, LEFT FIXING OR BOTTOM CABINET HOLE PORTION "A" 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.
  • Page 8 Instructions Installation ADDING ELBOW FOR EXHAUST CHANGING DIRECTION OF THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET DOOR OPENING , Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect it to the drger internal duct. Applg duct tape on the joint between the drger internal REMOVE/4 HOLE PLUGS AND duct and elbow, us shown on page 7.
  • Page 9 Instructions Installation [_] CONNECTING INLET HOSES [_ CONNECTING INLET HOSES {cont.} (on some models) 8. Turn the water faucet on. To produce steam, the drger must connect to the cold 9. Check for leaks around the '"7" connector, water supplg. Since the washer must also connect to the faucet and hose couplings.