Download  Print this page

GE Gas Dryer Installation Instructions

Hide thumbs
   

Advertisement

Pub.# 31-16139
500A420P003
Installation
Instructions
If you have any questions, call 1-800-GECARES (US) or 1-800-361-3400 (Canada)
or Visit our Web site at: www. GEAppliances.com

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.
• This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• 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.
• Service of this dryer must be performed by a qualified
installer,service agency, or the gas supplier.
• D
o not allow children on or in the appliance. Close
supervision of children is necessary when the appliance is
used near children.
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
SLIP JOINT PLIERS
10" ADJUSTABLE WRENCHES (2)
FLAT BLADE SCREWDRIVER
8" PIPE WRENCH
LEVEL
Step 1 Verify Your Gas Installation (see section 2).
Step 2 Prepare the Area and Exhaust for Installation of
New Dryer (see section 1).
Step 3 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 Dryer to the Desired Location.
Step 6 Level Your Dryer (see section 8).
Step 7 Connect the Gas Supply (see section 3) and check
for leaks (see section 4).

Gas Dryer

03

FOR YOUR SAFETY:

WARNING
• Use only rigid metal or flexible metal 4-in. diameter
ductwork for exhausting to the outdoors. Never use
plastic or other combustible easy-to-puncture ductwork.
• This appliance must be properly grounded and installed
as described in these instructions.
• Do not install or store appliance in an area where it
will be exposed to water and/or weather.
• The National Fuel Gas Code restricts installations of
gas appliances in garages. They must be 18 in. off the
ground and protected by a barrier from vehicles.
• Install the dryer where the temperature is above 50ºF
for satisfactory operation of the dryer control system.
In the state of Massachusetts
Installation must be performed by a qualified or
licensed contractor, plumber, or gasfitter qualified or
licensed by the state.
MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4" DIA. METAL DUCT
4" DIA. METAL ELBOW
DUCT
(RECOMMENDED)
CLAMPS (2)
PIPE COMPOUND
4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL DUCT
(IF NEEDED)
FLEXIBLE GAS LINE CONNECTOR
GLOVES
SAFETY GLASSES
Step 8 Connect the External Exhaust (see section 7).
Step 9 Connect the Power Supply (see section 5).
Step 10 Check the Operation of the Power Supply, Gas
Connections, and Venting.
Step 11 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 9.
For Bathroom or Bedroom Installation see section 10.
For Mobile or Manufactured Home see section 11.
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR LEAK DETECTION
EXHAUST HOOD
DUCT TAPE

Advertisement

Table of Contents
loading

  Related Manuals for GE Gas Dryer

  Summary of Contents for GE Gas Dryer

  • Page 1: Gas Dryer

    Gas Dryer Installation Instructions If you have any questions, call 1-800-GECARES (US) or 1-800-361-3400 (Canada) or Visit our Web site at: www. GEAppliances.com BEFORE YOU BEGIN FOR YOUR SAFETY: Read these instructions completely and carefully. WARNING IMPORTANT - • Save these •...
  • Page 2 NATIONAL FUEL GAS CODE, TAPE ANSI Z223. • This gas dryer is equipped with a Valve & Burner Assem- 4" METAL DUCT bly for use only with natural gas. Using conversion kit WE25X0217, your local service organization can convert...
  • Page 3 Installation Instructions Installation Instructions USING FLEXIBLE METAL DUCTS 3 RECONNECTING GAS 9 ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION If rigid all-metal duct cannot be used, then flexible all-metal • If your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or Listed connector ANSI Z21.24 / CSA 6.10 venting can be used, but it will reduce the maximum closet, it will be stated on a label on the dryer back.
  • Page 4 Installation Instructions 7 EXHAUST CONNECTION WARNING - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR PERSONAL INJURY: • This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. FOR STRAIGHT • Use only metal duct. LINE INSTALLATION, • Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, any gas vent, CONNECT THE under an enclosed floor (crawl space), or into an attic.

This manual is also suitable for:

3