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Installation
Instructions
Electric Drger
09
Questions or Installation?
Call: 1-800-GECARES (US)
or Visit our Web site at: www.GEApplionces.com
(US)
PEDESTALS FOR DRYERS
(comes with individual
installation
instructions)
Three models available:
- SBSD227F
- SBSDIO7H
- SBSD137H
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions
completelg and carefullg.
• IM
PO
RTANT- s ave these instructions
for l ocal
inspector's use.
• IMPORTANT- Observe a,
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.
WA
!
G-
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 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 S 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 your
responsibilitg
to contact
a qualified
installer
to make the electrical
connections.
TOOLS YOU
WILL NEED
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVER
4" DIA METAL D UCT
(RECOMMENDED)
)
4" DIA FLEXIBLE METAL ( SEMI-RIGID)
ULLISTED T RANSITION DUCT
(IFNEEDED)
KITWXOSX10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)
4"DIA FLEXIBLE METAL ( FOIL TYPE)
ULLISTED T RANSITION DUCT
(IFNEEDED.)
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
/4"DUCT
CLAMPS(2)
OR
/4"SPRING
CLAMPS(2)
%
4"DIA,METAL
ELBOW
DUCT TAPE
EXHAUST
SAFETY
HOOD
GLASSES
GLOVES
3/4" STRAIN
RELIEF
UL RECOGNIZED
DRYER POWER CORD
KIT(NOT PROVIDED
WITH DRYER)
UL RATED
120/240V,30A
WITH 3 OR4 PRONGS.
IDENTIFY THE PLUG
TYPEASPERTHE
HOUSERECEPTACLE
BEFORE PURCHASING
LINECORD.
Step 1
Step 2
Step 3
Step 4
Step 5
Step 6
Step 7
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).
Level Your Dryer (see section 5).
Step 8
Step 9
Check the Operation of the Power Supply and
Venting.
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.
500A436PO09
RevO
Pub # 31-16228

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  • Page 1 Installation Electric Drger Instructions Questions or Installation? Call: 1-800-GECARES (US) or Visit our Web site at: www.GEApplionces.com (US) PEDESTALS FOR DRYERS OF FIRE RISK (comes with individual installation instructions) Three models available: - SBSD227F • To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow all installation instructions. - SBSDIO7H - SBSD137H •...
  • Page 2 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 ! in. rear. Consideration must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service. ELECTRICAL CONNECTION ITI PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION OF NEW DRYER...
  • Page 3 Instructions Installation 1. Turn offthe circuit breaker(s)(30 amp) or remove the dryer's r3-] EXHAUST INFORMATION circuit fuse at the electrical box. 2. Be sure the dryer cord is unplugged from the wall receptacle. _,WARNING - IN CANADA AND IN THE UNITED STATES, 3.
  • Page 4 instructions Installation STANDARD REAR EXHAUST EXHAUST CONNECTION (Vented above floor level} WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK ELBOW HIGHLY OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: _ECOMMENDED ,,_ * This clothes dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. . Use only 4" rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust duct. Use only 4"...
  • Page 5 Installation Instructions, Exhausting CONNECTING THE DRYER TO HOUSE VENT RIGID METAL TRANSITION DUCT For best drying performance, a rigid metal transition duct is recommended. Rigid metal transitions ducts reduce the risk of crushing and kinking. UL-LISTED FLEXIBLEMETAL (SEMI-RIGID}TRANSITION DUCT • If rigid metal duct cannot be used, then UL-listed flexible metal (semi-rigid) ducting can be used (Kit WXO8X!O077).
  • Page 6 Installation Instructions ADDING NEW DUCT 19-1DRYER EXHAUST TO RIGHT, LEFT OR BOTTOM CABINET FIXING HOLE WARNING - BEFORE PERFORMING 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 7 Installation nstructions ADDING ELBOW FOR EXHAUST REVERSING THE DOOR SWING THROUGH BOTTOM OF CABINET IMPORTANT NOTES Insert the elbow through the rear opening and connect it to the drger internal duct Read the instructions all the wag through before starting. Applg duct tape on the joint between the drger internal duct Handle parts carefullg to avoid scratching paint and elbow, as shown on page 7.
  • Page 8: Before You Start

    Installation Instructions BEFORE YOU START Lag the door down on a soft protected flat surface so that the inner part faces upward (door resting on the handle side). 1. Unplug the drger from its electrical outlet. Remove the 6 large tapping screws (#10) located around the perimeter of the door outlining the gasket and the 2 machine screws (#8) on the hinge side.
  • Page 9 Installation Instructions REMOVE HINGE REINSTALL HINGE ASSEMBLY IMPORTANT: Note the location of the hinge (left or right) before 11. Place the hinge assemblg in the opposite side of the door. removing. Align the hinge holes with the door holes. With the door frame part of the door laid down on a protected soft surface, remove...
  • Page 10 Installation Instructions REINSTALL NUTS AND HINGE COVER REASSEMBLE DOOR ASSEMBLY IMPORTANT: Make sure there is no dirt or ang other foreign 14. Place the door on its edge. Assemble the 2 machine screws (#8), washers, and nuts. Tighten using a material in between the window...
  • Page 11 Installation Instructions REINSTALL DOOR ASSEMBLY 20. Turn the door over and fasten the outer door to the inner door using the 6 large tapping screws (#!0). 23. The door is now readg to be installed on the drger. To ease this step, the hinge has kegholes that allow a partiallg fastened screw to be used as a hook.
  • Page 12: Rough-In Dimensions

    ROUGH-IN DIMENSIONS 27" 30 518" 39 1/8" 53 518" 13 3/8"...