GE® Extra-Large 6.0 Cu. Ft. Capacity Gas Dryer DBXR453GACC user guide

Kapok) must not be put in your dryer.

? Do not dry fiberglass articles in your dryer.

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

? To minimize the possibility of electric shock, unplug this appliance from the power supply or disconnect the dryer at the household distribution panel by removing the fuse or switching off the circuit breaker before attempting any maintenance or cleaning

(except the removal and cleaning of the lint filter). NOTE: Turning the Cycle Selector knob to an OFF position does NOT disconnect the appliance from the power supply.

? The interior of the machine and the exhaust duct connection inside the dryer should be cleaned at least once a year by a qualified technician. See the

Loading and Using the Dryer section.


? Grasp the plug firmly when disconnecting this appliance to avoid damage to the cord while pulling. Place the cord away from traffic areas so it will not be stepped on, tripped over or subjected to damage.

? Before discarding a dryer, or removing it from service, remove the dryer door to prevent children from hiding inside.

? Do not tamper with controls.

Troubleshooting Tips

? Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of this appliance or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this Owners Manual or in published user-repair instructions that you understand and have the skills to carry out.

Operating Instructions

? If yours is a gas dryer, it is equipped with an automatic electric ignition and does not have a pilot light. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO LIGHT WITH A

MATCH. Burns may result from having your hand in the vicinity of the burner when the automatic ignition turns on.

? You may wish to soften your laundered fabrics or reduce the static electricity in them, by using a dryer-applied fabric softener or an anti-static conditioner. We recommend you use either a fabric softener in the wash cycle, according to the manufacturers instructions for those products, or try a dryer-added product for which the manufacturer gives written assurance on the package that their product can be safely used in your dryer. Service or performance problems caused by use of these products are the responsibility of the manufacturers of those products and are not covered under the warranty to this appliance.

Safety Instructions

? Never attempt to operate this appliance if it is damaged, malfunctioning, partially disassembled, or has missing or broken parts, including a damaged cord or plug.



Customer Service

Safety Instructions

About the dryer control panel.

You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the dryer behind the door.

Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.

Models Type 453 and 463

Operating Instructions

Models Type 483, 485, 2000 and 3300

Optional Feature, on some models

Optional Features, on some models

Troubleshooting Tips

Model Type 4500

Customer Service

Model Type 333

Drying times will vary according to the type of heat used (Electric, Natural or LP gas), size of load, types of fabrics, wetness of clothes and condition of exhaust ducts.

Safety Instructions

Control Settings

IMPORTANT: Clean the lint filter each time you use the dryer.

Fabric Care/Temperature

COTTONS For regular to heavy cottons.

EASY CARE For synthetics, blends, delicates and items labeled permanent press.

DELICATES On some models. For delicates, synthetics and items labeled tumble dry low.

Operating Instructions

FLUFF For fluffing items without heat. Use the TIMED DRY cycle.

Automatic cycles automatically determine fabric dryness. Select MORE DRY for heavier fabrics, LESS DRY for lighter fabrics. Timed cycles run for a selected time.

Drying Cycles

COTTONS For cottons and most linens. For most loads select OPTIMUM DRY (on some models) or select the

Preferred Regular Setting marked with an *.

EASY CARE/ For wrinkle-free, permanent press and delicate items, and knits.

TIMED DRY Set the Cycle Selector at the desired drying time.

Troubleshooting Tips

DAMP DRY For leaving items partially dry.

DEWRINKLE For removing wrinkles from items that are clean and dry or that are very lightly damp.

QUICK FLUFF For freshening or fluffing up already dry clothing, fabrics, linens, and pillows. Use with FLUFF NO HEAT.

Provides 10 minutes of no heat tumbling.

Start Close the dryer door. Select START. Opening the door during operation will stop the dryer.

To restart the dryer, close the door and select START to complete the cycle.

Customer Service

Safety Instructions

About your dryer features.