GE® 7.8 cu. ft. capacity aluminized alloy drum gas dryer GTD81GSSJWS user manual

7.8 Cu. Ft. Capacity Dryer.
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Operating Instructions

Owners Manual

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Loading and Using the Dryer ... . .

Operating Instructions ... ... . .

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

Venting the Dryer ... ... ... ...

Troubleshooting Tips . . . 14-16

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As an ENERGY STAR partner,

GE has determined that this product meets the ENERGY STAR guidelines for energy efficiency.

Write the model and serial number here:

Model # ...

Serial # ...

You can find them on a label on the front of the dryer behind the door.


49-90539 02-15 GE

Printed in Mexico



This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill you or hurt you and others.

All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and the word DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. These words are defined as:

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury.

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in death or serious injury.

Indicates a hazardous situation which, if not avoided, could result in minor or moderate injury.


To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or injury to persons when using your appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:

? Read all instructions before using the appliance.

? DO NOT dry articles that have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked in or spotted with gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, or other flammable or explosive substances, as they give off vapors that could ignite or explode.

? DO NOT place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire.

? DO NOT allow children to play on or in this appliance. Close supervision of children is necessary when this appliance is used near children. Before the appliance is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the drying compartment.

? DO NOT reach into the appliance if the drum is moving.

? DO NOT install or store this appliance where it will be exposed to the weather.

? DO NOT tamper with controls, repair or replace any part of this appliance or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in the user maintenance instructions or in published user repair instructions that you understand and have the skills to carry out.

? DO NOT use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static unless recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric softener or product.

? DO NOT use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber or similarly textured rubber-like materials.

? Clean lint screen before or after each load. DO NOT operate the dryer without the lint filter in place.

? Do not store combustible materials, gasoline or other flammable liquids near the dryer. Keep area around the exhaust opening and adjacent surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint, dust and dirt. Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air.

? The interior of the appliance and exhaust duct should be cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel.

? Unplug the appliance or turn off the circuit breaker before servicing. Pressing the Power or Start/Pause button DOES NOT disconnect power.

? DO NOT operate this appliance if it is damaged, malfunctioning, partially disassembled, or has missing or broken parts, including a damaged cord or plug.

? DO NOT spray any type of aerosol into, on or near dryer at any time. Do not use any type of spray cleaner when cleaning dryer interior. Hazardous fumes or electrical shock could occur.

? See Electrical Connection located in the Installation Instructions for grounding instructions.



For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent damage, personal injury, or death.

- DO NOT store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.


DO NOT try to light any appliance.

DO NOT touch any electrical switch; DO NOT use any phone in your building.

Clear the room, building, or area of any occupants.

Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbors phone. Follow the gas suppliers instructions.

If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.

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