GE DSKS333 DSKS433EBWW Dryer Installation Instructions PDF

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MATERIALS YOU WILL NEED

- Risk of Fire To reduce the risk of severe injury or death, follow all

installation instructions.

installer. Install the clothes dryer according to these instructions

and in accordance with local codes. In the absence of local codes, installation must comply with the NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE, ANSI/NFPA NO. 70.

This dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. Use only 4 rigid metal ducting for exhausting the clothes

dryer to the outdoors.

installed, it must be UL listed and installed in accordance with the instructions found in Connecting The Dryer To House Vent on page 4 of this manual. Flexible venting materials are known to collapse, be easily crushed, and trap lint. These conditions

Do not install or store this appliance in any location where it could be exposed to water and or weather.

DETERMINE ELECTRICAL REQUIREMENTS FOR YOUR DRYER MODEL

The electrical installation must conform to the national and local codes. 208V AND 240V MODELS ARE NOT APPROVED FOR 120V INSTALLATION.

Installation Instructions (USA only) MODELS DSKS433 & DSKS333 MUST BE INSTALLED WITH CONTROL PANEL AT BOTTOM TO OPERATE ADEQUATELY.

UNPACKING AND PREPARING FOR INSTALLATION Prepare the area and exhaust for installation of new dryer.

Remove the literature and accessories bag from the dryer drum. Place the literature in a convenient place. Using foam pads from dryer carton, turn dryer upside down as shown. Install knobs. For location, refer to the Owners Manual. Dryer is now ready to be mounted above washer using accessory kit. Remove the foam shipping pads from under dryer. Move the dryer to the desired location. Follow the steps in the following pages to connect the dryer to the external exhaust and power supply.

BEFORE YOU BEGIN Read these instructions completely and carefully. IMPORTANT- Save these instructions for local

inspectors use. IMPORTANT- Observe all governing codes

and ordinances. Note to Installer -

instructions with the customer. Note to Customer - Keep these instructions with

your Owners Manual for future reference.

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

supervision of children is necessary when the appliance is used near children.

Install the dryer where the temperature is above

system. Product failure due to improper installation is not

covered under the Warranty.

TOOLS YOU WILL NEED

SLIP JOINT PLIERS FLAT BLADE AND PHILLIPS SCREWDRIVERS

GLOVES

SAFETY GLASSES

DRYER POWER CORD KIT

(NOT PROVIDED WITH DRYER)

4" DUCT CLAMPS (2)

OR 4" SPRING

CLAMPS (2)

EXHAUST HOOD

3/4" STRAIN RELIEF UL RECOGNIZED4" DIA. METAL

ELBOW

4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID) UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT (IF NEEDED) KIT WX08X10077 (INCLUDES 2 ELBOWS)

4" DIA. METAL DUCT (RECOMMENDED)

4" DIA. FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL TYPE) UL LISTED TRANSITION DUCT (IF NEEDED.) DUCT TAPE

UL RATED 120/240V,30A WITH 3 OR 4 PRONGS. IDENTIFY THE PLUG TYPE AS PER THE HOUSE RECEPTACLE BEFORE PURCHASING LINE CORD.

31-3000326 03-22 GEA

STACKING KITS FOR DRYERS (Comes with individual Installation Instructions)

Over washer - Use Wall Mount Kit WMK-35 or - Stack Rack DSDR24 or - Stack Rack DSR-24 For alcove and closet depth and width

All stacking kits are available from your local sales outlet.

Questions? Call: 800.GE.CARES (US) or visit our web site at: www.GEAppliances.com (US)

Printed in Mexico

WARNING

FOR THREE-WIRE SUPPLY (208V & 240V MODELS)

Remove terminal block cover.

of terminal block. Connect Neutral line to center

Properly strain relief the cordset or cable to the cable entry hole with UL recognized strain relief. Replace terminal block cover.

FOR FOUR-WIRE SUPPLY (208V & 240V MODELS)

Remove terminal block cover.

grounding screw in place.

of terminal block.

Attach ground wire of power supply to green grounding screw beside terminal block.

Properly strain relief the cordset or cable to the cable entry hole with UL recognized strain relief. Replace terminal block cover.

Typical 30 amp receptacle for use where local codes permit use of flexible type power supply cord (pigtail).

3 WIRE RECEPTACLE (10-30R)

Rating Plate located to the right of the loading port. Connect this dryer to a circuit corresponding to that

indicated on Rating Plate and protected by fuses or a circuit breaker in accordance with local codes.

Use a power supply cord kit marked for use with

supply cord kit marked for use with clothes dryers.

Connect supply wire leads to terminal block as shown on sketch below, depending on type of installation.

Make sure screws on terminal block are tight.

This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electrical current.

WARNING Improper connection of the equipment grounding conductor can result in a risk

serviceman if you are in doubt as to whether the appliance is properly grounded.

WARNING Appliance grounded to neutral conductor through a link. If used in a mobile home,

a new construction, a recreational vehicle or if local codes do

cable assembly for use with clothes dryers must be used with

UL recognized strain relief. See manufacturers instructions.

ELECTRICAL CONNECTION DETAILS OBSERVE ALL GOVERNING CODES AND ORDINANCES

DO NOT USE EXTENSION CORD WITH THIS APPLIANCE

GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS

POWER SUPPLY

MINIMUM COPPER

LOOP TERMINALS

FOR PERSONAL SAFETY, THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE PROPERLY GROUNDED.

POWER SUPPLY

COPPER CONDUCTORS

WITH TYPE UL

MINIMUM RATED

OPERATION

Hot Wire

Screw

Strap

White Neutral Wire

Hot Wire

Hot Wire

White Neutral Wire

Hot Wire

FOR PERSONAL SAFETY, THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE PROPERLY GROUNDED.

Typical 30 amp receptacle for use where local codes permit use of

flexible type power supply cord (pigtail).

Typical 30 amp cord assembly for use where local codes do not

permit grounding through neutral.

4-WIRE RECEPTACLE (14-30R) 4-CONDUCTOR CORD

ASSEMBLY (Type ST Cable)

X

W G

Y

IF YOUR DRYER COMES WITH REAR EXHAUST, TO CHANGE TO SIDE OR BOTTOM EXHAUST: Remove access panel at back of dryer to gain access

to internal ducts. Disconnect duct exhaust from blower housing

FOR SIDE EXHAUST:

Attach this extension duct to blower housing duct.

to protrude through side of cabinet. Seal all joints with duct tape. Reinstall rear access panel. FOR BOTTOM EXHAUST: Remove cover plate at bottom of dryer.

Seal all joints with duct tape. Reinstall rear access panel.

IF YOUR DRYER COMES WITH TOP EXHAUST, TO CHANGE TO SIDE OR REAR EXHAUST: Remove rear access panel.

mounting screw from the chassis and remove tape securing elbow to blower housing.

Remove cover plate from rear access panel and place over top exhaust opening.

FOR SIDE EXHAUST:

Attach this extension duct to blower housing duct.

to protrude through side of cabinet. Seal all joints with duct tape. Reinstall rear access panel. FOR REAR EXHAUST:

Attach this extension duct to blower housing. Seal all joints with duct tape. Reinstall rear access panel.

EXHAUST INFORMATION WARNING IN CANADA AND IN THE UNITED

STATES, THE REQUIRED EXHAUST DUCT DIAMETER IS 4 in (102mm). DO NOT USE DUCT LONGER THAN SPECIFIED IN THE EXHAUST LENGTH TABLE.

Increase the drying times and the energy cost. Reduce the dryer life.

WARNING BEFORE PERFORMING THIS EXHAUST INSTALLATION, BE

SURE TO DISCONNECT THE DRYER FROM ITS ELECTRICAL SUPPLY. The correct exhaust installation is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY. Problems due to incorrect installation are not covered by the warranty. Remove and discard existing plastic or metal foil transition duct

The MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE duct length and number of bends of the exhaust system depends upon the type of duct, number

noted below. The maximum duct length for rigid metal duct is shown in the table on the next page.

EXHAUST SYSTEM CHECK LIST HOOD OR WALL CAP Terminate in a manner to prevent back drafts or entry of birds or other wildlife.

Termination should present minimal resistance to the exhaust air

Never install a screen in or over the exhaust duct. This could cause lint build up.

other obstruction with the opening pointed down.

SEPARATION OF TURNS For best performance, separate all turns by at least 4 ft. of straight duct, including distance between last turn and exhaust hood. TURNS OTHER THAN 90

SEALING OF JOINTS All joints should be tight to avoid leaks. The male end of each

section of duct must point away from the dryer. The duct shall not be assembled with screws or other fastening

means that extend into the duct and catch lint.

overlapped joints with duct tape. Horizontal runs should slope down toward the outdoors

inch per foot. INSULATION Ductwork that runs through an unheated area or is near air conditioning

EXHAUST CONNECTION WARNING TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE

OR PERSONAL INJURY: This clothes dryer must be exhausted to the outdoors. Use only 4 rigid metal ducting for the home exhaust duct.

It must be installed in accordance with the instructions found in Connecting the Dryer to House Vent on page 4 of this manual.

Do not terminate exhaust in a chimney, a wall, a ceiling, gas

other concealed space of a building. The accumulated lint

Never terminate the exhaust into a common duct with a kitchen exhaust system. A combination of grease and lint creates a

table. Longer ducts can accumulate lint, creating a potential

Never install a screen in or over the exhaust duct. This will

Do not assemble ductwork with any fasteners that extend into the duct. These fasteners can accumulate lint, creating a

Do not obstruct incoming or exhausted air. Provide an access for inspection and cleaning of the exhaust

system, especially at turns and joints. Exhaust system shall be inspected and cleaned at least once a year.

ALTERNATE EXHAUST INSTRUCTIONS DRYER TOP VIEW

Left knockout

Bottom knockout

Right knockout

Blower

Fr on

t o f d

ry er

152 mm

203 mm (8)

89 mm (3)

6

For Rear Exhaust

For Side Exhaust

Rigid Metallic DuctingCut Here

EXTENSION DUCT

It is importat to replace the ground clip after cutting the exhaust duct, (on rear exhaust model)

295 mm

115 mm (4)

(11)

EXHAUST LENGTH CALCULATION RIGID (Preferred)

4

ALCOVE OR CLOSET INSTALLATION If your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or

closet, it will be stated on a label on the dryer back. The

WARNING TO PREVENT LARGE AMOUNTS OF LINT AND

MOISTURE FROM ACCUMULATING AND TO MAINTAIN DRYER EFFICIENCY, THIS MACHINE MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.

Minimum clearances between dryer cabinet and

Closet doors must be louvered or otherwise ventilated

equally distributed. If the closet contains both a washer

of open area equally distributed.

NOTE TO INSTALLER - AFTER INSTALLATION CHECK THE FOLLOWING:

to local codes and ordinance requirements.

4" DIA.

4"

4" DIA.

2-1/2"

RECOMMENDED MAXIMUM LENGTH Exhaust Hood Types

Recommended

No. of 90 Elbows

Rigid Metal

Rigid Metal

14 m (46 ft) 11 m (37 ft) 9 m (30 ft) 7 m (23 ft)

11 m (37 ft) 9 m (30 ft)

6.5 m (22 ft) 4.5 m (15 ft)

0 1 2 3

Use only for short run installations

CONNECTING THE DRYER TO HOUSE VENT RIGID METAL TRANSITION DUCT For best drying performance, a rigid metal transition duct

is recommended. Rigid metal transition ducts reduce the risk of crushing

and kinking. UL-LISTED FLEXIBLE METAL (SEMI-RIGID) TRANSITION DUCT

other enclosed spaces.

feet. For many applications, installing elbows at both the dryer

without kinking and or crushing the transition duct, maximizing drying performance.

Avoid resting the duct on sharp objects.

UL-LISTED FLEXIBLE METAL (FOIL-TYPE) TRANSITION DUCT In special installations, it may be necessary to connect the

diameter can be maintained throughout the entire length of the transition duct.

other enclosed spaces.

Avoid resting the duct on sharp objects. For best drying performance

4. Secure the duct to the exhaust pipe with the other clamp.

NOTE: The clearances stated above are minimums. Consideration must be given to the type accessory

instruction for details.

Alcove Closet Sides 0 Top Front Rear

WHEN INSTALLED IN MANUFACTURED (MOBILE) HOMES Dryer must be exhausted to the outside. Exhaust MUST NOT be terminated beneath mobile home. Exhaust material MUST NOT support combustion. Installation MUST conform to Manufactured

or when such standard is not applicable, the Ameri

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