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GE24STACK INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
(WCVH48**K & DCCH48**K ONLY)
BEFORE YOU BEGIN
Read these instructions completely an carefully.
• IMPORTANT– Save these instructions for local
electrical inspector’s use.
• IMPORTANT– Observe all governing codes and
ordinances.
• Note to Installer – Be sure to leave these instructions with the Consumer.
• Note to Consumer – Keep these instructions for
future reference.
• Service must be performed by a qualified installer.
• Proper installation is the responsibility of the installer.
• Stacking installations may require a power cord up to
6 feet in length.
FOR YOUR SAFETY:
WARNING –
• Electric Shock Hazard. Disconnect power before
installing. Failure to do so could result in serious injury or
death.
• Potential Personal Injury. More than two people are
recommended to lift the dryer into position because of
its weight and size. Failure to do so could result in personal injury or death.
• Avoid Tipping and Rupture of Utility Services.
Dryer must be securely attached to the washer.
DO NOT place the washer on top of the dryer.
Failure to do so could result in personal injury/death or
property damage.
MINIMUM CLEARANCE OTHER THAN ALCOVE OR
CLOSET INSTALLATION
KIT CONTENTS (GE KIT #GE24STACK)
Minimum clearance to combustible surfaces and for air
opening are: 0”both sides, 1”front and 3” rear.Consideration
must be given to provide adequate clearance for installation and service.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ALCOVE OR CLOSET
INSTALLATION
• Your dryer is approved for installation in an alcove or
closet, as stated on a label on the dryer back.
• The dryer MUST be vented to the outdoors.
See the EXHAUSTING THE DRYER section.
• Minimum clearance between dryer cabinet and adjacent walls or other surfaces is: 0”either side 3” front and
rear
• Minimum vertical space from floor to overhead
shelves, cabinets, ceilings, etc.,is52”.
• Closet doors must be louvered or otherwise ventilated and have at least 60 square inches of open area
equally distributed. If the closet contains both a washer
and a dryer, doors must contain a minimum of 120
square inches of openarea equally distributed.
TOOLS YOU WILL NEED
INSTALLATION PREPARATION
Remove the packaging.
Flatten the product carton to use as a pad to lay the dryer
down on its side. Continue using the carton to protect the
finished floor in front of the installation location.
GE24STACK INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS
(WCVH48**K & DCCH48**K ONLY)
INSTALLING THE STACK BRACKET KIT
 LAY THE DRYER ON ITS SIDE
A. Carefully lay the dryer on its side. Use the packing material so you don’t scratch the finish on
the dryer.
 INSTALL BRACKET TO DRYER
A. Remove washer top cap screw from the rearleft.
Align left bracket holes with top cap screw hole on
rear left of the unit and replace screw.
NOTE: Leave screw loose so dryer hole alignment
will be easier.
C. Tighten the washer bracket screws ; then tighten
all stacking kit screws.
B. Repeat the above step with the right side.
 FINALIZE THE INSTALLATION
A. Refer to the washer Installation Instructions
to complete the washer installation.
B. Refer to the dryer Installation Instructions to
complete the dryer installation.
 INSTALL RUBBER PADS
A. Locate the 4 rubber pads in the parts package. Insert rubber pads into the LEG.
 INSTALL DRYER AND BRACKET ON WASHER
A. Lift the dryer on top of the washer. Protect the
washer control panel with cardboard or other protection. Be sure to lift the dryer high enough to clear the
washer control panel.
WARNING – Potential
B. Set the dryer upright.
C. Carefully slide or walk the stacked washer and
dryer into place. Use felt pads or other sliding device
to assist moving and to protect flooring.
WARNING – Potential Personal
Injury.Do not push on the dryer once installed to
top of the washer. Pushing on the dryer may result
in pinched fingers.
Personal Injury. More than two people are recommended to lift the dryer into position because of
its weight and size. Failure to do so could result in
personal injury or death.
B. Align the holes in the bracket with the holes in the
back of the dryer.Using a Phillips screwdriver, attach
the 4x12mm tapping screws.
DC68-02772D
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