GE DPSB513GB0CC Gas Dryer Owner's Manual


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Safety Instruotions
Operating
........
2-5
D_S'B 5 l 4
Instru_tions
Automatic
Settings
.........
Control Panels
............
Controls Features
...........
Cycle Options
..............
Cycle Status ................
8, 9
6, 7
12
13
14
Dryer Features
..............
Drying Qcles
...............
Dryness Levels ..............
Heat Settings
...............
Loading and Using the Dryer
15
10
11
11
. . .17
ONE TO_CH Cycles ............
ONE To_CH Selections
.........
6
8
Rexersing
the Door . .........
Special Dr},' Cycles ............
Timed Dry Cycles
...........
Venting the Dryer
. ..........
Troubleshooting
Consumer
Consumer
Warranty
Tips .....
DPSB5
l3
DPSB5
l9
DPXB 5 l 5
16
9
11
18
19-21
Support
Support
. . . Back Co_er
..................
23
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
They
are
on
the
label
on
the
front of the dryer behind
tile door.
500A277P041 175D1807P383 49-90720-7
77-07 JR
IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.
WARNING!
For yoursafety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire
or explosion, electric shock, or to preventproperty damage, personal injury,or death.
• Do not store or use gasoline or other
flammable vaporsand liquids in the
vicinity of this or any otherappliance.
• Installation and service must be performed
by a qualified installer,service agency or
the gas supplier.
WHATTODOIF YOUSMELLGAS:
[] Immediately call yourgas supplier
froma neighbor'sphone. Follow the
gas supplier's instructionscarefully.
[] Do not try to light a match, or cigarette, or
turn on anygas or electrical appliance.
[] Do not touch any electrical switch; do not
use anyphone in your building.
[] If you cannot reach your gas supplier,
call the fire department.
[] Clear the room, building or area of all
occupants.
Caflfomia Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act
This
act requires
birth
to
(;as
defects
s/Ich
al)l)liances
minimized
of Califi)rnia
reproductive
ham_
to publish
and
a list of substances
reqtfires
businesses
kno_n
to warn
to tile
custome_
state
to cause
of potential
cancex,
exi)osm'e
sllbstilnces.
fimnaldehyde
Propedy
tile goxemor
or other
C}lil
C}lllSe
illinoi"
and soot, caused
exl)OS/li'e
ac!jusmd dr)/et_ will minimize
fln'ther
by propedy
to
primarily
venting
ii)/li"
oJ[ these
s/lbst_lnces_
by the incomplete
incomplem
tile
dryer
coillb/istion.
to tile
nai/lelv
combustion
out(loo_.
EN)osure
benzene,
of natural
C}li'bon
illOnoxide_
gas or I,P fllels.
to these s/Ibst_lnces
can be
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PROPER
INSTALLAtiON
This dryer must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Instaflafion Instructions
before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet, you can receive one by
visiting 6EAppliances.cem, or by calling 800.6E.CARES (800.432.2737).
[] Proper])
gr(mnd
di) er to confi_m_
governing
codes and oidinances.
in Installation
Instructions.
with
Exhaus_/Ducting:
all
Fol](;,_
details
[] Install or store where it will not be exposed to
temperatures
below fi'eezing or exposed to
the _ eathe_;
(;as
_
Exhausting electric dr} el_ to the outside is
stronglyrocommondodto prevent hrge alllO/llltS
of moisture and lint fi'om being blo_n into
tile
[] Comlect
power
[] Remove
control
to a propedy
supply
the
rated,
protected
and
o',efload.
circuit
to a\_fid
electdcal
colored
protective
fihn
fi'om
sized
the
panel.
[] Remo\v
all shaq_
shipping
matedals
packing
properly.
items
and
dispose
of all
MUSTbe
[7]
dr}el_
to the
outside.
l'OOl/l,
]
_]
exhausted
Lse onl}
diameter
,
•
•
tt
ngld metal or flexable metal 4
duct_ork
inside tile dr_er cabinet
or
fiw exhausting to tile outside. USEOFPLASTiC
OROTHERCOMBUSTIBLEDUCTWORKCAN
CAUSEA FIRE.PUNCTUREDDUCTWORKCAN
CAUSEIt FIREIF IT COLLAPSES
ORBECOMES
OTHERWISE
RESTRICTED
IN USEORDURING
INSTALLATION.
For complete
Instructions.
details,
fi)How tile Installation
3
iMPORTANTSAFETYiNFORMATiON.
READALL iNSTRUCTiONSBEFOREUSING.
a, WARNING!
YOURIAUNDflYAflEA
•
Keep
the
area
appliances
(lint,
and
•
•
paper;
other
dry
and
rags,
etc.),
floor
gasoline,
around
your
to play on, _ith,
or inside
preferably
liquids.
warnings
appliances
is necessm
children.
Kee I) all laundIw
aids (such as deteigents,
bleaches,
etc.) out _ff tile reach of children,
chemicals,
and
tile possibili
Close supervision
is used by or near
•
materials
wq)ors
to reduce
yam"
aromM
of combustible
flammable
Kee I) the
and
underneath
fl'ee
clean
in a locked
on
climb
cabinet.
container
•
Never
on
•
Tile laundry
process
retardanc',
of rid)tics.
Observe
labels
or stand
to avoid
on tile
all
ii_jur,_;
dryer
top.
V of slipping.
T if this appliance
Do not allow children
this or any other
appliance.
WHENUSINGYOURDRYER
•
Never
reach
into
tile
moving.
Before
clothes,
wait until
dryer
loading,
the
while
tile
drum
drum
is
or adding
unloading
has
completely
careflllE
fi)llow
caI'e insti'tictions.
stopped.
•
Clean
the lint filter before
each load to prevent
lint aCC/lil/tllation
inside tile dryer or in tile
•
room. DONOT OPERATE
THEDRYERWITHOUT
THELINTFILTERIN PLACE.
•
Do not
wash
cleaned
with
or (li T articles
in, washed
gasoline,
solvents, kerosene, etc.)
wash
•
Do not
water.
add
Do not
around
your
washer
Do not
place
items
a clothes
substances
(such
dry-cleaning
which
ignite
these
may
substances
use or place
or dryer
exposed
load
been
degreasers,
temfis
shoes,
galoshes,
pants,
plastic
bags,
bum.
Some
certain
Sl)On[;i
neo/is
beaut)'
salons,
cloths,
operation.
•
Do not
store
or melt
Gam/ents
oils in
restaurants
or barber
must not be placed
in or near
solvents
or flammable
materials
removed.
There
are
items used in homes
alcohol,
cleaners,
waxes,
petroleum
4
many
such
kerosene,
SOille
Sl)Ot i'eil/ovei's,
distillates.
and
in
shops, etc.)
tile diwer until
have been
some
household
ttli])entines,
l)I'o(hIcts
contnining
drcumstances
bibs,
may
baby
melt
when
heated,
produce
fire
plastic,
paper
on top
_d the dryer
labeled
irritation
during
highly flammable
as acetone,
denatured
gasoline,
wax i'eiilovei's
used
mateiials,
rugs,
that
or
can
by
or clothing
that
may
during
On/Away
from
as lilbjackets
in your
Hoat or Do Not
containing
kapok)
(h_'eI:
• Do not (liT fibeIglass articles in w_ur (hwei:
Skin
towels
mats,
etc.,
Coii/b/istion.
Tumblo Do/(such
m ust not be put
fire.
mops,
rubbei;
plastic,
as padded
bras,
ol)ei'ation.
•Anv
article
on which you have used a cleaning
solvent
or that contains
flammable
materials
as cleaning
mamffacturer's
bath
pillo_:%
rubber
under
particles
(such
gam_ent
Do not dry articles
containing
foam or si_nilar materials
such
bum
with cooking
oils
reaction
that could
to catch
•
or
substances
to cooking
tile
as
to tile
these
duling
w)ur (liTer Items contaminated
may contribute
to a chemical
cause
have
in, or spotted
or explosive
combustible
wax, oil, paint,
explode.
that
in, soaked
can reduce
tile flame
To axoid such a result,
•
that
the
distribution
dryer
panel
of electric
shock,
tile
supply
appliance
power
at the building's
b)' removing
circuit
removal
from
remaining
uses.
the
breaker
any maintenance
the
the
up by clothing
fl'om
filter). NOTE:Pressing
tile
fl'om
possibility
the
off the
attempting
(except
diTer
this appliance
or discmmect
switching
result
be picked
subsequent
To minimize
unI)lug
could
may
and
fllse or
befi)re
or cleaning
cleaning
STOP does
tile power
at the
lint
NOTdiscmmect
supply:
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WHENUSINGYOURDRYER(cont.)
•
Never
attempt
dmnaged,
to operate
this appliance
nmlflmcfioning,
partially
if it is
• Ybu may wish to soften
•
cord
The
interior
duct
connection
cleaned
or plug.
of the
at least
technidan.
machine
inside
once
tile
a year
and
(hyer
the
exhaust
should
be
products, or t_?' a drye>added
product fin.
which the manuemmrer
gives written assurance
on the package that their product can be satelv
used in your (h_'e_: Service or perfimnance
problems caused by use of these products are
the responsibility
of the manufi_cmre_
of those
products and are not covered under tile warranty
to this appliance.
by a qualified
See the loading and Using the Dryer
section.
• If vom_ is a gas dtTet) it is equiI)ped with an
automatic electric ignition and does not have
a pilot light. DO NOTATTEMPT TO LIGHT WITH A
MATCH. Burns may result fr(>m having y(>ur hand
in the vicinity of the burner when the automatic
ignition
C
ttlYIIS
lid)tics
or reduce tile static electridtv in them by using
a (hTe_=ai)i)lied thl)_ic softener or an anti-static
condifione_; We recommend
you use either a
lid)tic softener in tile wash cycle, according
to
tile manufi_cturer's
instructions
for those
clisassembled,
or has missing or broken parts, including a
damaged
your laundered
{Ill.
WHENNOTUSINGYOURDRYER
• Grasp tile plug firefly when disconnecting
this
appliance
to avoid damage to the cord while
pulling. Place tile cord away fi'om trattic areas
so it will not be stepped on, t_ipped over or
subjecmd to damage.
• Before discarding a (hTe_; or removing it fl'om
service, i'ell/ove the (liTer door to l)i'e\'ent
children fi'om hiding inside.
• Do not tamper
with controls.
• Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of
this appliance or attempt any se_Mcing unless
specifically recommended
in this ()x_a_er's Manual
or in published use>repair instructions
that you
understand
and have the skills to car_ T out.
READANDFOLLOW
THISSAFETY
INFORMATION
CAREFULLY.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS
Easy ONE TOUCH cycles.
Your
new
selection,
dryer
and
offers
your
the
convenience
of starting
DRYNESSLEVELand
• Clean lint filter
your
HEAT SETTING
dr}er
are
loads
with
at|tomaticall)
• Addclothes
our
eas_
set.
Then
ONE TOUCHcycles.
all _ou
ha'_e
Make
to do
one
is press
simple
START.
• Select dry cycle
• Closedoor
• Check drynesslevel
• PushSTART
• Check heat setting
Dryer controlpanel
You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the dryer, behind the door.
/VOTE: Any time you make a selection that is incompatible
with the chosen dry cycle, the dryer will beep twice.
Model DPSB513
ONE
_,*ns_-
TOUCH
lkry
DRYNESS
LEVEL
Cydes
TIMED
DRY
ONLY
HEAT
SETTING
70
30
MEDIUM
60
20
LOW
5o
_o
EXTRA
Low
OPTIONS
ADO
lIME
q
Q
Q
m
EST.TIME REMAINING
SensorDry
Plus
TIMED GRY
CYCLE
EXTENDED TUMBLE
CLEAN LINT FILTER
SENSING
STATUS
Model DPSB519
OPTIONS
..........................
TIMED
DRY
1
Q
EXTENR SiGN,_,_.....................................
TUr_GLE "_)4
DRY
SIGNAL
SACTERIAL
1-8 Hrs,
30N,N
MORE
Q
m
EST,TIME REMAINING
SenserDtyPlus
TIMED DRY
CYCLE
EXTENDED TUMBLE
STATUS
CLEAN LINT FILTER
SENSING
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You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the dryer, behind the door.
NOTE: Any time you make a selection that is incompatible
with the chosen dry cycle, the dryer will beep twice.
Model DPXB515
TIMED
DRY
ONLY
HEAT
SETTING
.....................
,,o .................
40
70
30
MEDIUM
60
20
L0W
so
lo
1
OPTIONS
•,)4)
EXTEND
TUMBLE
ADD
n,E......
EXTRA
LOW
Q
m
ESETIME REMAINING
SensorDry
TIMED DRY
Plus
CYCLE
EXTENDED TUMBLE
CLEAN LINT FILTER
SENSING
STATUS
Model DNSB514
SPECIAL
HEAT
SETTINGS
DRY
CYCLES
TIMED
DRY
DRYNESS
LEVEL
MORE¸
LESS
M0_E
DRY
])AMP
J
SensorDry Plus
TIMED DRY
CYCLE
EXTENDED TUMBLE
STATUS
CLEAN LINT FILTER
EST,TIME REMAINING
SENSING
ONE TOUCH selections.
ONETOUCHcycles use the Sensor Dry Plus feature, whi€h ¢ondnuousl}
monitors
the amount
of moisture
in the load and
stops the dr_er when the clothes are dry. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
PRESS...
AUTOMATICALLYSELECTS...
THENPRESS...
H,GHii
For cottons and most finens.
HIGH
For loads consisting of
cottons and poly-blends.
For wrinkle-free and
permanent press items.
....................................................................................
ii
LOW
For knits and sweaters with fabric
care labels that say "Machine Dry_"
EXTRA
LOW
For lingerie and special-care fabrics.
HIGH
(on some models)
For smafl loads that are needed in a hurry,
such as sport or school uniforms. Can also
be used ff the previous cycle left some
items damp, such as collars or waistbands.
NOTE:During SPEEDDRY
you will see."
EST,TINE RENANNG
Changingthe automaticsettings.
You can chaw,eo any, of the automatic
8
settings, by,simi,i)lv )ressing, the desired
pads.
Special Dry Cycles.(onsomemodels)
Special
Dry Cycles are
customized
PRESS...
to proxicle
optinmn_
(h'_ing
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for
a ;ariet_
of fabrics
AUTOMATICALLYSELECTS...
MORE
DRY
DRY
DRY
Changingthe automaticsettings.
You
can
chanoe_
any, of the
automatic
settings,
b _,,simI,I)lx
)ressing,
the
desired
pads.
and
clothing
t_pes.
THENPRESS...
About drying cycles.
Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
ORYEL (onsomemodels)
TM
This
teature
See
product
is designed
For
questions
call
1-800-914-8913,
ti)r
package
ti)r
or issues
use with
the
DRYEI/"
"dry-clean
only"
tabric
care
system.
directions.
related
or visit
to the
the
use
DRYEI.
and
peril)finance
_'' Website
of DRYEI/_,
at w_sv.drvel.com.
Automatic DRYEL"Msettings:
HEAT
SETTING
_] E_, U _'[
DE
WRINKLE
EST. TIME }{EMA[N,NG
DEWRI/VKLE
Use
this
feature
to remoxe
wrinkles
from
items
that
are
(h'x or
slightly
damp.
Automatic DEWRINKLEsettings:
HEAT
SETTING
........
I_EDUUM EST.TINEBEP_AINING
....................
AIR
DRY
AIR DRY
Use
this
feature
to tmnble
items
without
heat,
Automatic AIR DRYsettings:
EST.TI#IEBEM_INING
CUSTOM Cycle
(on some models)
Set up your ta\'orite
combination
ot settings
These
custom
settings
can be set while
Some
models
have two CUSTOM pads
and
save them
here
for one-touch
recall.
a cvcle is in progress,
to store
two different
custom
combinations.
To store a custom combination of settings:
1. Select
2, Change
3. Select
a ONE TOUCH setting.
DRYNESS LEVEl and
any drying
HEAT SE1TING to fit yore" needs.
OPTIONS you want.
4. Press and hold the CUSTOM Cycle pad for three
A beep will sotmd and the pad will light up,
To recall your stored combination:
Press
the
CUSTOM Cycle pad,
then
To reprogram the CUSTOM settings:
Repeat steps I-4 above.
lO
press
START.
seconds
to store
vom" selection,
About drynesslevels.
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MORE DRY
MORE
DRY
Use fin" heavv-dutv
DRY
DRY
LESS
DRY
for energy
Use ti>r a normal
fhbrics.
dryness
level suitable
fin" most
loads.
This is tile preli_rred
cycle
saving.
LESS DRY
DAMP
Use fin" lighter
thbrics.
DAMP
For leaving
items
partially
damp.
About timed dry cycles.
To use TIMED DRY'.
TIMED DRY
ONLY
70
30
l. Select
tile drying
time.
2. Select
the HEAT SETTING.
3. Select anv OPTIONS. (NOTE: Tile ANTI-BACTERIAL option
TIMED DRY cycles.)
4. Close
5. Push
is not awdlable
with
door.
START.
OR
TIMED
DRY
30MIN
MORE
LESS
About heat settings.
HIGH
For regular
to
heavv
('ottons.
MEDIUM
For synthetics,
blends
and items
labeled
permanent
press.
LOW
For delicates,
EXTRA
Low
...........
synthetics
and items
labeled
Tumble OryLow.
EXTRA LOW
For lingerie
and
special-care
thbrics.
//
About control features.
Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
START
•
Press
twice to select
•
If you have selected
•
If the dryer
the cycle.
the last cycle you used
a new cycle, press
is _unning,
press
once
and start
once
to start
to inteHupt
the dryer.
the cycle.
the cycle; press again
to continue
STOP
• This pad
•
Pressing
should
not be used
this pad will cancel
to interrupt
the cm'rent
or pause
settin
a c_cle.
,s
Estimated Time Remaining
EST,TIMERENAINING
EST.TINERENAINING
/2
Each time the dryer is used, it "learns" whnt types
It takes this data and detem/ines
the approximate
of loads you dry most often.
time it will take the load to dry.
As the cycle begins, you will see the approximate
total cycle time in the display. Then
lights will flash in the display, and the SE/I/$1/I/G light will flash. This means the dryer is
continuously
monitoring
the amotmt
of moisture
in the load. The lights will continue
tmtil the dryer senses a low level of moisture
in the load. At that point, the dryer will
calculate
and display the approximate
time remaining.
About cycle options.
NOTE: Not all features are available on all dryer models.
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SIGNAL
(Appearance and
features may vary)
Alerts you that the cycle is c()ml)lete.
The beeper will continue
to sound every two
minutes for tile next 6 minutes,
until tile clothes are removed.
Tile clothes should
be removed
when tile beeper goes off so wrinkles won't set in.
On some
nlodels,
press
SIGNALto turn
On some
models,
press
SIGNAL to select
tile beeper
(711or ott.
low or high volume,
or to ttlrn
tile beeper
(7tt'.
EXTEND TUMBLE
Minimizes
wrinkles
are dry. The beeper
by adding approximately
20 minutes
of no-heat
tumbling
after clothes
will sound every 90 seconds
to remind
vou to remove
the clothes.
Tile EST TIMEREMAINING display will show 00.
.............................
ii
ADO
TIME
.............................................................
ii
Aml_
BACIERIAL
ADD TIME (onsomemodels)
This option can be used to extend
is pressed,
10 minutes
is added.
drvin,,,_ time
at tile end of any, cxcle., Each
time
tile pad
ANTI-BACTERIAL (onsomemodels)
This option can only be
reduces
certain types of
aerig'i_zosa, and Kh,bsiella
is used during
a portion
used with tile COTTONSor MIXEDLOADS cycles. This option
bacteria
bv 99.9%, including:
Staph)'lo(o((_ts altre_ts, I's_,lt(Iomor_as
pr_eltmo*ziae _'_'.Tile anti-bacterial
process
occtn_ when high heat
of the drying cycle.
NOTE: Do not use this cycle on delicate
fabrics.
* The Anti-Bacterial Cycle is Certified by NSF International (formerly National Sanitation
Foundation) to NSF Protocol P9 Sanitization Performance of Residential Clothes Dryers.
NSF Protocol P9
Sanitization Performance of
Residential Clothes Dryers
DELAY
DELAY 1-8 HOURS (onsomemodels)
1-8Hrs.
Use to delay tile start ot your dryer for 1 to 8 hours. First choose your dry cycle and
any options.
Then press this pad for tile number
of hours you want to delay tile cycle.
Press
Tile
the STARTpad
countdown
to start
the cotmtdown.
in tile EST
time will be shown
TIMEREMAININGdisplay:
NOTE: If the door is opened
while the drver is in DELAY, the dryer will beep once a minute
to remind vou to restart tile cotmtdown.
Tile cotmtdown
time will not restart unless tile
door
DAMP
SIGNAL
is closed
and
START has been
pressed
again.
DAMP SIGNAL (onsomemodels)
This option ('arises tile dryer to beep
items that you wish to hang dry. Tile
is turned
oil
when clothes have reached
a damp dryness.
DAMP SIGNAL will only beep when tile dryer
Remove
SIGNAL
WARM UP (onsomemodels)
This option provides
l 0 I//intltes
of waI'Illing
a cold day, or to warm towels or robes.
time to warm up clothes.
Perti_ct
fi)r rise on
13
About cycle status.
These cycle status indicator lights display what part of the cycle the dryer is in and remind you to clean the lint filter.
SensorDry Plus
SensorDry Plus
TIMED DRY
EXTENDED TUMBLE
CLEAN LINT FILTER
SENSING
SensorDry Plus
This light cOiiles on when a ONETOUCH
SensorDry Cycle is selected.
TIMED DRY
TIMED DRY
This light
is selected.
EXTENDED TUMBLE
c()mes on when AIR DRY, DEWRINKLE, DRYE£ ' (on some models)or
EXTENDED TUMBLE
This light conies
CLEANLINTFILTER
on when
EST.TINE RENANNG
14
tile EXTEND TUMBLEoption
is selected.
CLEANLINT FILTER
This light is a reminder
goes off when tile door
SENSING
TIMED DRY
to clean tile lint filter.
is opened.
It comes
on at tile end
of a c_cle and
SENSING
Sensor Dry
shorter dry
flash in tile
tile clothes.
approximate
Cycles provide greater drying accm'acv than standard
machines,
resulting
in
times and better clothes care. Tile SENSING light will flash and lights will
display while tile dryer is monitoring
tile amo/mt
of moistm'e
remaining
in
When tile SENSING light goes out, tile dryer will calculate
and display tile
time remaining.
About dryer features.
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Drum Lamp
getore
replacing
disconnect
fllse
dryer
or switching
inside
--
the
the
the
light
off the
drum.
bulb,
at the
Remove
be sure
household
circuit
the
to unplug
breaker,
bulb
the
distribution
Reach
and
replace
dryer
panel
above
with
power
(h'ver
the
cord
b)' removing
opening
same
size
or
the
fl'om
bulb.
Drying Rack (onsomemodels)
A handy,
washable
Hook
(h'vino, ,_ rack
sweaters.
the
rack
oxer
may
be
tlsed
the
lint
filter
rack
n/ust
be
used
this
(h'_ino
for
drying
so the
rack
delicate
items
extends
into
such
the
as
(h'_er
(hum,
NOTE:
•
The
•
Do
drying
not
use
rack
with
when
the
there
TIMED
are
DRYc_
other
cles.
clothes
in the
oh'vet,
15
About reversing the door.
Reversing the Door
Toolsneeded
•
Standard#2
•
Phil@sscrewdriver
Tape-tipped
putty knife
[_] Open tile door and remove the filler plugs opposite
the hinges. With the
door completel)
open, remoxe
the bottoin
screw fl'mn each hinge on the
dryer tace. Insert these screws about halfway into the TOP holes, tor each
hin_,e
Appl)
_
on the opposite
side (where)ou
remoxed
the filler
firm I)ressure
to ,get the screw started in new holes.
I,oosen
holding
the
door
top screw
from
the top of the
from
the
dr_er
each
door
hinge
on the
and the other
by lifting
it UP and
dryer
hand
I)lu_'s_J
face hallway.
holding
the
X4ith one hand
bottom,
relnoxe
OUT
[7_ Rotate the door 180 °. Insert it on the opposite
side of the oi)enin,*_ bx, movin,*
tzJ the door IN and DOWN tmtil the top hinge and the bottom
hinge are resting
on the top screws inserted
in step 1.
/
V_ Remove
the door
the remaining
was remoxed.
Tighten
the two
side froln which
/6
top
the
screws
from tile side of the o )enino
X4ith these
screws
secure
each hinoe
screws
of each hinge
door was relnoxed.
Reinsert
the
plastic
fl'om which
at the bottom.
I)lu°s_' on
the
Loadingand usingthe dryer.
Always follow the fabric manufacturer's
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care label when laundering.
FabricCareLabels
Below
are
fhbric
care
label
%vmbols"
that
affect
the
WASH LABELS
wash
NormaF
Water
will
be laundering.
O0
FOq
FOq
FOq
dr.
Ponnanent Press/
wrinkle
r e_islant
temperature
you
DRY LABELS
__
CYCle
clothing
Gont_a/
de_icate
•
[}o not wash
.eat _
•
wm_
_'
Normal
Dry
POtlnanent Press/
wrinkle resist_nt
h
O0
Hm
_50'C/_20_F}
__
Do not wrillg
{30'6/85 F)
Do not tumNe
High
Medium
LOW
(used with
6o notwash)
Nohaa_air
+oc,o,D
BLEACH LABELS
Do_o__r_
dry
® ®O
setting
Co_d/o_ol
C/_0SF}
Gentle[
6elicate
Pq
instructions
Une dry/
hangto
Drip dry
[I H fiat
In the shade
dr y
_AhOAb_g_5_
I symbols
,each
A Oo'ypg;o_,'#',_'yD0°0m000h
iX t¢
SortingandLoadingHints
As a general rule, if clothes are sorted properly
for the washer, they are sorted properly
for the
(h'_ er. Tr +,also to sort items according
to size.
For example,
do not dry a sheet with socks or
other small items.
Do not overload.
This wastes energy and causes wrinkling.
Donot dry the following items: fiberglassitems,woolens,
rubber-coated
item&plastic&items with plastictrim and
foam-tiffeditems.
Donot add fabricsoftenersheetsoncetheloadhas
becomewarm.Theymaycausefabricsoftenerstains.
Bounce
_ FabncConditionerDryerSheetshavebeen
approvedforusein aft GEDryerswhenusedin accordance
with themanufacturer#instructions.
Careand Cleanbgof the Dryer
The Exterior:_Aipe
compo/mds
panel
and
latmch?
or dust
with
a damp
finishes
ma)be
pretreatment
products.
(haer.
Appl)
The
thb_ic
nolinall}.
Danlage
products
is not
any spills
cloth.
damaged
soil and
these
ma)
to your
co',ered
Moisten your finge_
reach into the filter
and
opening.
Rtm yore" fingers
across the filter. Have
a qualified technician
vactltlill tile lint ti+om tile
dlwer
once
by some
reinoxer
away
from
and
dryer
b) your
The Lint Filter: Clean the
lint filter befi)re each use.
stain
control
be washed
products
then
or washing
D_)er
caused
warrant',.
the
The Exhaust Duct: Inspect and clean tile exhaust
ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging.
A partially clogged exhaust can lengthen
the
drying time.
Follow these steps:
(hied
b _, these
F_ Turn off electrical
the plug fl'om the
[_
Disconnect
_]
V;Ic/ItlIll
tile
and reconnect
tile
suppl)
by disconnecting
wall socket,
duct
from
duct with tile
tile duct.
tile
(h'_ e_:
hose
The Exhaust Hood: Check with a mirror
attachment
that the
inside flaps of the hood move ti'eely when
operating.
Make sure that there is no wildliti_
(birds, insects, etc.) nesting inside the duct or hood.
a veal:
17
Ventingthe dryer.
For the best dr)'ing perfk)rn_ance
the (hTer needs to be properly vented.
The dryer will use
more energy and run longer if it is not vented to the below specifications.
Carefully follow the
details on Exhausting in the Installation Instructions.
• Use only rigid metal or flexible
fi)r exhausting
to the outside.
• Do not use plastic
• Llse the shortest
length
ductwork.
possible.
kink or collapse
• Avoid
the duct
resting
4" diameter
combustible
• Do not crush,
•
on sharp
the duct.
objects.
Venting must conform to local building codes.
Correct
Venting
Incorrect
Venting
18
or other
metal
I
ductwork
inside
the dryer
cabinet
or
Before you call for service...
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roubleshooting -tips
OPERATION
Possible Causes
Controlpads not
responding
Controls
Dryer doesn't start
Control
What To Do
accidentally
service
put
in
pmlel
* This is nomml.
``'ou used and
is "asleep"
Dryer
is unplugged
Fuse
is blown/circuit
Fuse
Press START twice
to start tile dp, eI:
* _/]ake stu'e tile
tile outlet.
breaker
• Check
is tripped
Dryerdoesn'theat
STOP.
* Press
mode
tile
is blown/circuit
is tripped;
but not
breaker
the dryer
may
• Check
tumble
tile
replace
heat
Ina}
di'vei', I)lug, is pushed
building's
fllse/circuit
or reset breaker.
or
breakeis.
replace
fllse
use two tHses
building's
both
or reset
if Old`` one
tile
breaker
and
drx els
box
breakei_.
fllse is blowi_
into
box
breaker
both
last c``cle
completely
NOTE" Electric
filse/circuit
filses
tuufl)le
to choose
and
Your
or one
(liTer
breaker
tripped.
Gas service
is off
• Make
sure
gas shutoff
at did, er and
nlain
shutoff
are
fiflly open.
LP gas supply
or there
interruption
(gas
Dryer shakes
or
• Refill
taalk is empty
has been
a utility
of natural
or replace
service
tank.
Dryer
should
to an e``en floor
space,
ufilitx
gas
Some
shaJdng/noise
is normal.
Dryer
may
unevenly
Inconsistent drying times
Type
be sitting
• Mo``e
of heat
•
dryer
as necessalw
tmtil
Drying
will ``ary
If you
dine
i'ecenfl``
Type
of load
drying
and
• Tile
conditions
Dryer
is continuously
mmfitoring
according,
changed
moisture
mnom_t
in the
clothes
Est. Time Remaining
The
jumped to a
lower number
when
Clothes are still wet
and dryershut off
The
door
was
opened
The
load
was
then
mid
a new
estimated
thne
a smaller
of
dI3ing
times.
fl'om
types
of lid)tic,
of tile
X,_q/en tile
in tile
load
to tile
t_,])e of heat
an electric
legs
tile
wetness
dryer
dr_er
drying
dine
of clothes
exhaust
svsteln
senses
used,
to a -as
or ",ice ``ei_a, tile
condition
is nomml.
inoisture
le``eling
and
a low level
will display
tile
will affect
tile
dr)
of
time
remailfing.
may
load
size
and
• This
the
load
length
a@lst
or
e``en.
(natural
or I,P) dryei;
could be different.
after a short time
when
models)
makes noise
No numbers displayed
during cycle, only lights
heat
is restored.
chm_ge
than
• This
is mmnal.
usuaJ
is drying
the dryer
without
Small
selecting
mid-cycle.
removed
load
a new
from
• A di T cycle
is put
m ust be reselected
each
time
a new
load
in.
put in
cycle
load
• X,_q/en dls'ing
onl_
a tew itelns
choose
SPEEDDRYor
TIMEDDRY.
Load was already
dry except
for collm's and waistbands
• (_ho(>se SPEEDDRY(>r TIMEDDRYto (h 3 damp collai_
and waistbands.
In tile fimu'e,
when
di'x_iw a h)ad with
(-ollai_
and
waistbands,
choose
MOREDRY.
79
Before you call for service...
OPERATION
Possible Causes
What To Do
The ORYdryness level
was chosen hut load is
still damp
Load consists of a mixtttre
of heavy and light fabrics
* \_]_en combining
hem T and light tidg_ics in a load,
choose MORE DRY.
Exhaust
® Inspect
sTstem is blodmd
and clean
exhm*st system.
Cannotmake a
selection and the
The DRYNESS LEVEL,HEAT
SETTING or OPTION that
* This is hernial.
dryer beeps _¢ice
you axe trying to select is
incompatible
with the chosen
dry cycle
Dryer isrunninghut
O0is displayedin
Est.TimeRemaining
The EXTEND TUMBLE
option was chosen
o This is normal. During extended
tumbling,
the time
remaining
is not displayed. The extended
tumbling
option lasts app,'o_mately
20 minutes.
LAUNDRY PRACTICES
Possible Causes
What To Do
Clothesare wrinkled
Overdrying
o Select a shol_er
dx3ing time.
o Remove items while they still hold a slight amotmt
moisture.
Select a LESS DRY or DAMP setting.
Letting items sit in dryer
cycle ends
Clothes shrink
Some fabrics
when washed.
safely washed,
in the dryer
Greasy spots on clothes
Improper
Others can be
but will slu'ink
* Remove items when cycle ends and tbld or hang
immediate]>
or use the EXTENDTUMBLEoption.
* To avoid shrinkage,
follow gal'ment
(are labels exa(fly.
o Some items ma) be p_'essed back into shape
after (kvin ,
o If x()u are concerned
about .shi_ink't_*e,_
in a particular
item, do not machine wash o," tumble d_T it.
softener
® Follow directions
on litb_ic sottener
Drying dirty items
with dean ones
* Use your duet to d_y only clean
stain clean items and the dx'yel:
Clothes
* Sometimes
were not
dean
stains which camlot
package.
items. Di m' items ca**
be seen when
clothes are wet appear after (hying.
p,'ocedm'es
bet(we dx3ing.
Lint tilter is ftdl
* Clean
Improper
* S()1_lint producel_
(like corduroy).
sorting
Static elec_dty
2O
will nattwaJly shrink
me of fabric
completely
Linton clothes
after
(g
can attract
lint
lint screen
* See suggestions
Overloading
* Separate
Paper,
* Empty
tissue, etc., left in pockets
large
betm'e
(like chenille)
fi'om lint collecto_
trader
loads into smaller
betm'e
washing
each load.
in this section
all pockets
Use proper
the
STaTIg.
ones.
latmdefing
clothes.
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LAUNDRY PRACT/CES
Possible Causes
Static occurs
No fabric softener
What To Do
was used
o Tl) a rid)tic soitener_
* B/mnce <_Fabric (;onditioner
Dryer Sheets
ha\v been
approved tot use ill all GE Drvel_ when used in
accordance
with tile manufimturer's
instructions.
Overdrying
* Tl_ a rid)tic soflenel:
* At{lust setting
Synthetics,
and blends
permanent
can cause
press
static
* Try a thbric
to LESS DRgor DAMP.
sottener.
Collars and waistbands
still wet at end o[ cycle
The dryness monitor senses
that the body of the clothes
is dry
* Choose SPEED DRg or TIMED DRY ul d U damp collars
and waistbands. Ill the flltlu e, when dr}ing a load with
collm_ and waistbands,
choose MORE DRY.
Clothes take too long
to dry
Improper
sorting
* Separate heal) items from liglm_eight
items (generally,
a well-sorted washer load is a well-sorted dryer load).
Large loads of heavy fabrics
(like beach towels)
o Iarge, heavy thbfics contain more moisture and take
longer to oh)'. Separate large, hea\y fi_brics into smaller
loads to speed dD'ing time.
Controls improperly set
* Match
Lint Fdter is fuU
* Clean lint filter befiwe
Improper
or obstructed
ducting
control
settings
* Check instalkuion
ducting/xvnting.
®Make sure ducting
unobstructed.
Overloading/combining
Undedoading
circuit
loads
e\ e D' load.
instructions
is clean,
fiw proper
ti'ee of kinks and
* Check to see if outside
_:_11damper
* Check tile Installation
Instructions
dryer venting
Blown fuses or tripped
breaker
to tile load you are (hying.
operates
easily.
to make sure tile
is correct.
* Replace fuses or reset circuit breakel_. Since most
dryeI_ use 2 fuses/breakel_,
make sure both are
operating.
* Do not put more
a time.
than
one washer
load in tile dryer at
® If _ou are dQ'ing
to ensure proper
onl_ one or two items,
tumbling.
add a tow items
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GEDryer Warranty. (Forcustomers in the United States)
All warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers,
or an authorized Customer Care_ technician. Toschedule service,
on-line, 24 hours a day, vis# us at GEAppliances.com, or call
800.GE.CARES(800.432.2737).
Staple your receipt here.
Proof of the original purchase
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under the warrantF
For The Period Of."
We Will Replace:
One Year
From the date of the
originalpurchase
Anypart
SecondYear
From the date of the
originalpurchase
Anypart of the d_Ter which tails due to a detect in materials or workmanshii),
During this
additional one-year limited warranty, you will be resl)onsible fin" any labor or related sea,'ice costs.
Third throughFifth Year
From the date of the
original purchase
The extra large or super capacity dryer drum and main electronic control board if any oI these
parts should tifil dtle to a (leibct in materials or workmanshii), During this additional three-year
limited warranty, you will be resl)onsible for any labor or related service costs.
of the
full one-year
to replace
(hyer
which
tifils due
warranty, GE will
the
(lefecti\'e
to a defect
also provide,
in materials
or workmanshii),
free of charge, all labor
and
During
this
service
costs
related
part,
What is Not Covered:
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trips
to your
home
to teach
you how
[] Replacement
breakers,
to use the
product,
[] Improper
[] Failure
other
of the product
the intended
fuses or resetting
[] Damage to the product
acts of God.
installation,
than
of house
if it is abused,
purpose
misused,
or used
or used
commercially,
caused
of circuit
by accident,
fire, floods
or
for
[] IncidentaJ
defects
or consequentiaJ
with
dmnage
caused
by possible
this appliance,
This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home
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legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General.
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