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Instructions en Français - Voir le Manuel d'utilisation et d'installation • Instrucciones en Español - Ver el Manual del propietario e instalación
This quick reference guide is provided for informational purposes only and does not replace, modify or change in any manner the Owner's Manual & Installation Instructions.
WARNING
• Clothes dryer installation must be performed by a qualified installer.
• Install the clothes dryer according to the Owner's Manual & Installation
Instructions and in accordance with local codes.
• DO NOT install or store this appliance in any location where it could be
exposed to water and/or weather.
• The dryer MUST be exhausted to the outdoors.
NOTE: This appliance must be properly grounded and installed as described
in these steps and the Owner's Manual. Electrical service to the dryer must
conform with local codes and ordinances and the latest edition of the National
Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70 or Canadian Electrical Code, CSA C22.1. Gas
installations must conform with local codes, or in the absence of local codes,
with the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI Z223.1/NFPA 54, or the Natural Gas and
Propane Installation Code, CSA B149.1.
3
Connect
power cord
• Determine the type of
3-Wire Connection:
outlet available for your
Neutral (White)
Hot
dryer (3 or 4 prong).
Link
• Turn off the dryer's circuit
breaker or remove the
dryer's circuit fuse at the
electrical box.
• Remove power cord cover
Green Ground
Hot
Screw
located at bottom right.
• Connect wires as shown
for applicable outlet type.
• Properly secure power
cord at strain relief.
• Reinstall the cover.
6
Level the
dryer
• Rock the dryer into its
final location and place a
level on top.
• Adjust the front leveling
legs up or down using an
adjustable wrench.
• Level the dryer both side-
to-side and front-to-back.
• If your dryer is on a riser,
turn lock nuts up towards
Raise
Lower
the base of the dryer
and tighten with the
adjustable wrench.
241D1745P001 31-16707-1
02-13 GE
1
Unpack your dryer &
tools and materials needed
PARTS SUPPLIED
r Water hoses (2)
r "Y" Connector
r Owner's Manual
& Installation
Instructions
4
Connect dryer to gas supply
(Gas models only)
• Ensure that a shut-off valve is installed.
• If connected to LP gas, have a qualified person make sure
the gas pressure does not exceed 13" water column.
OR
• Always use a new CSA International approved flexible
gas supply line. Never re-use old flexible connectors.
• Securely tighten all gas connections as shown with
4-Wire Connection:
a pipe and adjustable wrench. Use pipe thread
Neutral (White)
Hot
Green
compound appropriate for natural or LP gas, or use
Wire
Teflon® tape.
Relocate
green
• Open the gas shut-off valve.
ground
screw
• Check all connections for leaks with soapy solution or
here.
equivalent.
• If leaks are found, close the gas shut-off valve,
Remove link
re-tighten the joint and repeat.
Hot
and discard.
7
Reverse dryer door swing (if desired)
and plug the dryer in
• If desired, the door swing
direction can be reversed on
your dryer.
• Please follow the door
reversal instructions in your
Owner's Manual & Installation
Instructions.
• Plug your dryer into a
grounded outlet. Do not use
an extension cord or adaptor
plug.
TOOLS NEEDED
r 4" dia. metal elbow
r 3/4" strain relief (UL recognized)
r Slip-joint pliers
r 4" duct clamps (2) or 4" spring clamps (2)
r Flat-blade
r Safety glasses and gloves
screwdriver
r 4" dia. metal duct (recommended)
r Phillips
r 4" dia., UL-listed flexible metal duct (if needed)
screwdriver
r Exhaust hood
r Level
r Duct tape
r 8" Pipe wrench
r Dryer power cord kit (not provided with
(Gas models
dryer) UL rated 120/240V, 30A with 3 or
only)
4 prongs. Identify plug type as per house
r 10" Adjustable
receptacle before purchasing line cord.
wrenches (2)
r Pipe compound
(Gas models
r Flexible gas line connector
only)
r Soap solution for leak detection
New Metal Flexible
Gas Line Connector
Adapter
Elbow
3/8" NPT
Items not supplied
Ensure
proper
ground
exists
before
use.
DO NOT DISCARD. RETAIN FOR FUTURE USE.
STOP
2
Connect hoses
to the dryer
• Turn the cold water faucet off and
remove the washer inlet hose from
the washer fill valve.
• Connect hoses as shown ensuring
that rubber flat washers and filter
screens are placed as required.
Hand tighten all connections and
then tighten them another 2/3 turn
with pliers.
• Turn on the water faucet and check
for leaks around the "Y" connector,
faucet, and hose couplings.
• Ensure hoses do not become kinked
when moving the dryer into it's final
position.
5
Connect the dryer
exhaust duct
• Dryer must always be
exhausted to the outdoors.
• For best drying performance,
a rigid metal transition duct
is recommended. If rigid
metal duct cannot be used,
Adapter
then UL-listed flexible metal
1/8" NPT
DO
(semi-rigid) ducting can be
Pipe
NOT:
used.
Plug for
Checking
• Please refer to the Owner's
Gas Inlet
Pressure
Manual & Installation
Instructions for installation
• DO NOT bend or
Shut-Off
venting requirements as
collapse ducting.
Valve
Use elbows if turns
well as instructions for side/
are necessary.
Pipe size at
bottom venting conversions.
least 1/2"
8
Final installation checklist
and test cycle
Main power is turned on.
The dryer is plugged in.
Dryer power cord is securely and correctly connected.
Hoses are securely connected.
Faucets are turned on.
Dryer is securely connected to the home vent and is exhausting to the outdoors.
On gas models, gas supply is securely connected and has been checked for leaks.
Run a load of garments in the Time Dry cycle.
When the load is tumbling, ensure that the dryer and leveling legs are stable.
Ensure
proper
If necessary, adjust the front leveling legs while the dryer is still tumbling until
ground
the dryer is properly leveled.
exists
before
Stop the unit after 5 minutes by opening the door and check the garments to
use.
ensure they are warm.
To Cold Water
Faucet
Short Hose
Rubber Flat Washer
Filter Screen
Rubber Flat
Water Inlet Hose
Washer
To Washer
Long Hose
Cold Water
To Dryer Water
Valve
Valve
DO:
Elbows
• DO cut duct as short as possible
• DO use elbows when
and install straight into wall.
turns are necessary.
• DO NOT use
• DO NOT
• DO NOT set
excessive
crush duct
dryer on duct.
exhaust length.
against the
Cut duct
wall.
as short as
possible.

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  • Page 1 • Stop the unit after 5 minutes by opening the door and check the garments to use. ensure they are warm. 241D1745P001 31-16707-1 02-13 GE...
  • Page 2 Dry Cycles Drying Options The dry cycle controls the length and tumble speed of the drying process. The chart Your dryer comes equipped with several options to assist in drying. The chart below provides an explanation and recommendations for exercising these options.