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GE GTDP490GD4WS Installation Instructions Manual

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Instructions
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BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructionscompletely 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 Owner's
Manual for
future reference.
, Before
the
old
dryer
is removed
from
service
or discarded,
remove
the
dryer
door.
, Inspect
the
dryer
exhaust
outlet
and
straighten
the outlet walls if they (]re bent.
Service
information
and
the
wiring
diagram (]re 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
instalk]tion
is not covered under the Warranty.
WARNING
RISK OF FIRE
• To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow oil installation instructions.
• Clothes dryer installation must be performed by o qualified instolle[
• Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions and in accordance with local
codes. In the absence of local codes, installation must comply with Notional Fuel Gas
Code, ANSIZ223.1/NFPA54 or the Canadian Natural Gas and Propane Installation
Code,CSAB149.1.
• California SofaDrinking Water ond Toxic EnforcementAct.
This oct requires the governor of California to publish a list of substances known to
the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm and requires
businesses to worn customers of potential exposure to such substances. Gas
appliances con cause minor exposure to four of these substances, namely benzene,
carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and soot, caused primarily by the incomplete
combustion of natural gas or LP fuels. Properly adJusted dryers will minimize
incomplete combustion. Exposure to these substances con be minimized further by
properly venting the dryer to the outdoors.
• This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors.
• Useonly 4" rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes dryer to the outdoors.
• DO NOT install a clothes dryer with flexible plastic ducting materials, tf flexible metal
(semi-rigidor foil-type) duct is installed, it must be ULlisted and installed in accordance
with the instructions found in "Connecting The Dryer To House Vent" on page 6 of this
manual. Flexibleventing materials ore known to collapse, be easily crushed, and trap
lint. Theseconditions 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 weathe[
• Save these instructions. (Installers: Be sure to leave these instructions with the
customer).
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In the state of Massachusetts:
, Installation
must be performed
by a qualified
or licensed contractor,
plumber, or gasfitter
qualified or licensed by the state.
When using ball-type gas shut-offvalves,
they shall be T-handle type.
A flexible gas connector,
when used, must not exceed 3 feet.
TOOLS YOU WILL
NEED
1×2)
i0" ADJUSTABLE
WRENCHES
____
8"PIPE W RENCH
LEVEL
SLIP J OINT P LIERS
FLAT B LADE SCREWDRIVER
.) M ATERIALS YOU WILL NEED
4"DIA. METAL
DUCT
P=====_
(RECOMMENDED)
4"DIAM M ETAL
ELBOW
4"DIA. F LEXIBLE
METAL (SEMI-RIGID)
ULLISTED TRANSITION
DUCT
(IFNEEDED)
KIT WXO8X10077
(iNCLUDES
2ELBOWS)
4"DIA. F LEXIBLE
METAL (FOIL WPE)
ULLISTED TRANSITION
DUCT
(IFNEEDED.)
PIPE
4"DUCT C LAMPS
OR
4"SPRING CLAMPS
x2)
EXHAUST
HOOD
COMPOUND
(x3
DUCTTAPE
FLEXIBLE
GAS LINE CONNECTOR
0
SOAP SOLUTION
FOR L EAK DETECTION
SAFETV
GLASSES
GLOVES
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234D2217PO01
31-16735
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