GE DCCB330GD3WC Gas Coin-Operated Dryer Owner's Manual

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GE DCCB330GD3WC Gas Coin-Operated Dryer Owner's Manual | Manualzz



Safety Information ........


Operating Instructions

Countdown Display ..............

Reversing the Door ..............

Venting .........................

7 ro


Care and Cleaning



Consumer Support

Consumer Support .....

Back Cover

General Principles of Good Practice ...............


Warranty .....................




Write the model and serial numbers here:

Model #

Serial #

Theg are on the Iobel on the front of the drger behind the door.

175D1807P538 49-90270 12-05 JR

For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire

or explosion,electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death.

Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency or the gas supplier.


1. Instructionsto follow if the user smells gas: Contact your local gas supplier for information to be displayed.

Z Instructions concerning flammable materials as follows:


Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.

California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act

This act requires tile governor of California cause cance_; birth defects or other reproductive

_ff potential exposure to such substances.

to publish a list of substances ham_ and requires known businesses to tile state to to warn custome_

Gas appliances monoxide, or 12 fllels.

can Catlse ii/inor ti)mmldehyde and exposure soot, caused to four pIJIllaIJly of these by tile stlbstances, incomplete namely benzene, coIllb/Istion carbon oil nattlI'_ll gas

Properl) minimized ac!justed

flu'tiler dr_e_5 will minimize by properly xenting incomplete tile combustion.

(h) er to tile outdoors.

Exposure to these substances can be


This dryer must be properly instafled and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet, you can receive one by visiting, or by calling 800.GE.CARES (800.432.2737).

• Properly ground dryer to confimn with all governing codes and ordinances.

in the Installation Instructions section.

Follow details

• Install or store where it will not be exposed temperatures the weather: below fl'eezing or exposed to to

• Connect to a properly rated, protected and sized power supi)ly circuit to avoid electrical overload.

• Remove any accumulated time by manually rotating timing cam in the coin box cotmterclockwise tmfil switch shuts off. Apply a slight additional cotmterclockwise l)ressure to fimher seat drive. Make certain not to mrn cam past switch shutoff position.

Otherwise, one increment of time will be gained.

Switches are offwhen the plastic switch actuating am/ (inner) is down and all 3 switch buttons are depressed.

• ]_.elnove all shaq) packing itelns and dispose oI all shiI)ping materials i)ropedy.


_] This dD'er MUSTbe exhausted to the outside.

• In flflfilling the specific needs _ff different commercial installations the pro'chaser of this dryer may wish to locate the coin box and controls in any _ff a nulnber of locations.

The responsibility fin" the proper pe_f0mmnce of this work lies solely with the pm'chase_;

It should be done by properly trained and qualified pe_som_el, and in accordance with local code requirements.

• Any coin box or similar device added to the d_TeI; either electrically or mechanically, should be properly grotmded.

[_ ljse onl) dgid metal 4" diameter inside the dI3er cabinet.


Use Olfly iigid metal or flexible metal 4" diameter ductwork fin.

exhausting to the outside.


Follow details in the Installation Instructions section.







• Keep the area underneath appliances fl'ee (ff c(nnbusfible and around materials, as lint, paper; other flammable rags, chemicals, wq)m_ and gasoline liquids.

wmr such and

• Keep the floor around and dry to reduce the your possibili appliances clean

b' of slipping.

• Keep area arotmd the exhaust opening and

SmTotmding areas fl'ee ti'oln the accumulation of lint, dust and dirt.

• Do not obstruct the flow of ventilating ai_:

Do not stack or place lam_(h_' or throw rugs against the fl'ont or back ot the dryer:

• Close supe_a'ision is necessm y if this appliance is used by or near chiMren.

Do not allow children to play on, with, or inside this or any other appliance.

• Keep all latmdrv aids (such as detergents, bleaches, etc.) out of the reach (ff children, preterably in a locked cabinet.

Observe all warnings on container labels to avoid


• Never climb on or stand on the (hTer top.

• Do not install or store this appliance where it will be exposed to the weather;

• Never reach into the (ha'er while the drum is moving.

Belt}re loading, mdoading or adding clothes, wait tmtil the drum has completely stopped.

• Clean the lint filter before each load to prevent lint accumulation inside the dryer or in the room.



Do not wash or dxw articles that have been cleaned in, washed in, soaked in or spotted with combustible or explosive substances (such as wax, oil, paint, gasoline, (legrease_, dry-cleaning solvents, kerosene, etc.) which may ignite or explode.

Do not add these substances to the wash water Do not rise or place these Sill)stances arotmd u)m" washer or dryer (lining operation.

Any article on which you have used a cleaning solvent or that contaii_s flammable materials

(such as cleaning cloths, mops, towels used in beaut)' salons, restaurants, or barber shops, etc.) nlust not be placed in or near the (hwer until solvents or flammable materials have been removed.

There are many highly flammable items used in homes such as acetone, denatured alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, some household cleanei's, SOllle spot i'elllOVeE% ttli])entines, waxes, wax removei_ and products containing petroleum distillams.

• The laundry process can reduce the flame retardancv of rid)tics.

To avoid such a result, carefully fi)llow the gaiinent inanufilcturer's care instructions.

• Do not (h y articles containing rubbe_; plastic or similar materials such as padded bras, temfis shoes, galoshes, bath mats, rugs, bibs, baby pants, plastic bags, pillo_vs, etc. that may melt or bm'n.

Some rubber mamfials, when heam(1, can under certain circumstances produce fire by spont_lneo/is COlllb/istion.

• Do not store plastic, paper or clothing that may burn or melt on top of the d_yer dtwing opei_ltion,

• Gam_ents labeled On/Away from Heat (>r Do Not

Tumble Dry (such as lifiLjackets containing t_q_ok)

IlltISt not be put in your (hyeI:

• Do not (li T fibeIglass articles in your (hwer.

Skin irritation could result fl'om the remaining particles that may be picked up by clothing during subsequent dryer uses.

To minimize the possibility of electric shock, unplug this appliance fl'om the power supply or discom_ect the dITer at the distribution panel b)' removing the time or switching off the drcuit breaker befi)re attempting any maintenance cleaning (except the remox;fl and cleaning ot or the lint filter).

NOTE."Turningthe Cycle Selectorknob to an of position does NOTdisconnect the appliance from the power supply

• D(> not spI'}l}' [ln}' t},'pe ot aerosol into, on OI" near dryer at anv time.

• Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in vour (h_'eI: Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.

• Never attempt to operate this appliance if it is damaged, nmlflmcdoning, partially disassembled, or has missing or broken parts, including a danmged coM or plug.

• The interior of the machine and the exhaust duct connection inside the diTer should be cleaned at least once a year by a qualified teclmidan.

See the Care and Cleaning section.

Do not rise any l)])e of spray cleaner when cleaning dryer inmrim: Hazardous Runes or electrical shock could occur.

• If vom_ is a gas (hTeI, it is equipped with an autonmtic electric ignition and does not have a pilot light.



Burns may result fl'onl having your hand in tile vicinity of tile burner when tile automatic ignition turns on.

• Ybu may wish to soften your la undered thbrics or reduce tile static electridtv in thenl by using a due>applied lid)tic softener or an anti-static conditionei: _A'e recommend vou use either a lid)tic softener in tile wash cycle, according to the lnanufilcturer's instructions fin" those products, or tIw a drve>added product for which the mantN_cturer gives written assurance on tile package that their product can be safely used in your (hweI: Service oi" perlimmmce i)rol)lems caused by use of these products are the responsibility of the manufi_cmreI_ of those products and are not covered under the warranty to this appliance.

_• Grasp tile plug firefly when disconnecting this appliance to avoid damage to tile cord while pulling.

Place tile cord a_v fi'om traffic areas so it will not be stepped on, tripped over or subjected to dalnage.

• Do not attempt to repair or replace any paI* of this appliance or attempt any seiMcing unless specifically recommended in this Owner's Manual or in published usei:repair instructions that you undei3tnnd and have the skills to canw out.

• Befiwe discarding a chyei; oi" removing it fl'om service, remove tile (hTer door to prevent children flxnn hiding inside.

• Do not tamper with controls.


Reversingthe door.

Tools needed:


Phillips screwdriver

• Tape-tipped putty knife

[_] Open the door and remoxe door completely open, remoxe the filler plugs opposite the bottom screw from the hinges.

each hinge

_,_ith the on the dr_er tace.

Insert these screws about halt\va_ into the TOP holes, for each hinoe_, on the opposite

Apply firm pressure side (where you removed to _oet the screw started in new the filler holes.


_ I,oosen top screw from each hinge on the dryer thce halt\ray.

_,_ ith one hand holding the top of the door and the other hand holding the bottoi/l, i'ei/loxe the door from the drxer b) lifting it UP and OUT

_] Rotate the door 180 . Insert it on the opposKe the door I/V and DOWN tmtil the top hinge and side the of the bottom opemng hinge on the top screws inserted in step 1.

b) mo_mg are resting


[_ Remoxe the remaining the door was remoxed.

screws from the side of the o )ening

X,_ith these screws secure

Tighten the two top screws of each hinge the side from which the door was remoxed.


I each hinge the plastic fl'om which

at the bottom.



&, on

The countdown display shows the remaining operating time as well as the current drying cycle. The display board is configured for a 45-minute dry time at the factory to correspond with the 45-minute timer cam pre-installed in the coin box. If the timer cam is modified for another operating duration, the dip switches on the display board should be set as follows:




1 2

DRYINGTIME (minutes)
















NOTE: Thisdisplay does not accumulate t/me. See the following examples of displaypossiblhties.










45to 0, then blank

45 to I, then 1for next 45 min.,

then 0 and blank

99 for 21 minutes,then 98 to 0, then blank

Ventingthe dryer.

For the best drying pertom_ance, and run longer if it is not vented to the below specifications.

Installation Instructions.

the dxTer needs to be properly vented.

The dryer will use more energy

Carefully follow the details on Exhausting in the

• Use only rigid metal 4" diameter flexible metal 4" diameter ductwork

(lu('twork inside fi)r exhausting the (hTer to the cabinet.


• Do not use plastic or other combustible

• Use the shortest length possible.

• Do not crush, kink or collapse the duct.


• Avoid resting the duct on shaq_ objects.

Venting must conform to local building codes.

Use only rigid metal or





Careand cleaning, gecom

Careand Cleaningof the Dryer

The Exterior: _ii)e c,r dust an) spills or washing compounds with a dan_p cloth.

Dryer control panel and finishes mm be damaged by some latmdry pretreaul/ent soil and stain relno_,er products.

Apply these products awm fl'om tile

(ha'e_: Tile gfl)tic may then be washed and dried nommllv.

Damaoe to _om" (h_er caused b_ these products is not co',ered by }our warrant_.

The tint Filter: Clean tile lint filter befiwe each use.

Moisten yore" finge_ and reach into tile filter opening.

Rim yore" finge_ across tile filter; Hme a qualified technician _acuum tile lint li'OII/ tile dI'?er

once a veai:

The Exhaust Duct: Inspect and clean tile exhaust ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging.

A partially clogged exhaust can lengthen tile drying time.

Follow these steps."

[_ Tm'n off electrical supply 1)_ disconnecting plug fl'om the wall socket.


_ Discmmect tile duct from tile dr_ e_:

[_ Vacuuln tile duct with tile hose attachment and recom_ect tile duct.

The Exhaust Hoo& Check fl'om tile outside that tile flaps _ffthe hood move ti'eely when operating.

Make sure that there is no wildlife (birds, insects, etc.) nesting inside the duct or hood.

GE CommercialDryer Warranty.

Parts and service are available from your General Electric

Commercial Laundry distributor.

Please have serial number and model number available when cafling for service.

For The Period Of."


From the date of the original purchase

Five Years

From the date of the original purchase

We Will Replace:

Staple your receipt here.

Proof of the original purchase date is needed to obtain service under the warranty

Any part of the (hyer which tifils due to a defect in materials or workmanship.

During this

limited three-year warranty, you will be responsible fin" any labor and related service costs.

The dryer drum, if it should fifil due to a detect in materials or workmanship, and the cabinet side panels, base and cover, if they shotfld fifil due to rtlst-throtlgh.

Dm_ing this limited additional two-year warranty, you will be responsible for any labor and related service costs.

What Is Not Covered:

• Coin drop meter, coin slide mechmfiszm, locks, smart accessories.

card modules coin vault mad and cards, smaxt card system

• Service trips to your place of business to teach you how to use the product.

• Improper installation, delivery or ma2mtenaa_ce.

FaAlure of the product if it is abused, used for other than the intended misused, purpose.


• Replacement of the light bulb.

• Any and all hnplied waJcrm_fies of merchaa_mb_ fimess for a paaeticulax purpose.


• Replacement of fuses or resetth_g place of business.

• Dmnage to the product acts of God.

of circuit caused by accident, breakers f'we, floods at or

• h_cidentaJ defects or consequential with this applimlce.

• Dmnage caused after delivery.


• Product not accessible to provide caused required by possible service.

EXCLUSION OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES--Your sole and exclusive remedy is product repa# as provided in this

Limited Warranty. Any implied warranties, including the implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, are limited to one year or the shortest period allowed by law.

This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for commercial use within the USA. If the product is Iocated in an area where service by a GE Authorized Servicer

is not available, you may be responsible for a trip charge or you may be required to bring the product to an

Authorized GE Service location for service. In Alaska, the warranty excludes the cost of shipping to your place of business.

Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives

you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state. To know what your legal rights are, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state's Attorney General.

Warrantor: General Electric Company. Louisville, KY 40225







In fldfilling tile specific needs of dift>rent commercial installations, tile purchaser of this

General Electric automatic d_Ter may wish to locate the coin box and controls in any of a numl)er of locations.

The responsibility for tile proper performance of this work lies solely with tile purchaser.

It should be done 1)y properly trained and qualified personnel, and in accordance with local code requirements.

In addition, General Electric Company assumes no responsibility or liability' whatsoever to tile purchaser for any parent infringement costs, where tile alleged inflingement expenses, is based either on a patent in the form claim including of damages or legal one or more components tile purchased added by tile purchaser duet).

(i.e., not supplied by General Electric Company with

Set forth below are some general principles which should be followed by persons installing tile coin box and controls in the desired location.

This listing is not all-inclusive, and is only intended to smwe as a general guide.

These principles are inmnded to supplement, not modify, tile Installation Instructions which accompany tile automatic dwer.

I. Any comi)onent added to the automauc dryer, either electrically or mechanically, should be properly grounded.

9. All cmrent-car_Ting metal parts should be isolated flom possible contact by tile usen

3. All wiring should be properly protecmd from sharp edges, burrs, moving parts and other agencies which migilt cause al)rasion of the insulation on tile conductors.

4. All electrical connecuons should be mechanically secure, and should provide adequate and reliable electrical contact under conditions, such as vibration, to which they may be sul)jected.

5. All electrical components, tile specific application.

wires, and terminals should be of proper electrical rating for

6. All insulating materials should remain effective under tile specific conditions they will be exposed (e.g., humidity, temperature, etc.).

to which

7. The installation should not be incompatible with the electrical circuit within the automatic d_Ter nor in any manner inmrfere with either the safety' devices or tile sequence of operations of tile cycle which are engineered into tile appliance.

8. Uninsulamd cuirent-cariTing of spacing flom other parts.

metal parts should have adequate and ensured permanence




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Instructions contained in this manual cover procedures to be performed by any user. Other servicing generallF

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