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Installing the Dryer (DV45K6500)

Make sure you have a qualified technician install the dryer. Step by step installation instructions start below.

1/8 -Install the Exhaust System

• To move the dryer easily, lay two of the carton cushions from the packaging on the floor. Tip the dryer on its side so it lies across both cushion-tops. Push the dryer so that it is near its final location, and then set the dryer upright.
• Secure room around the dryer to facilitate ducting and wiring.

  1. Select a location and move the dryer to the site. For easy access, we recommend you install the dryer in the same location as your washer.

  2. To change the door direction, see Reversing the Dryer Door Position.

  3. Install the exhaust system as instructed in Installing Dryer Exhaust.

2/8 -Connect the Gas Line

First, read through the “Gas requirements” section, and follow these steps.

  1. Remove the protective cap from the gas pipe.

  2. Apply a LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas)-safe compound or 1.5 wraps of Teflon tape to all threaded connections.

  3. Connect the gas supply to the dryer. An additional fitting is required to connect the 3/4” (1.9 cm) female thread end of a flexible connector to the 3/8” (1 cm) male threaded end on the dryer. Tighten up the fitting over all threads.

  4. Turn on the gas supply, and check for any leaks using a soap solution. If a leak is found, tighten the connections and try again. DO NOT use an open flame to check for gas leaks

3/8-connect the Electrical Wiring

3-Wire System

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A External ground connector
B Neutral grounding wire (white)
C Center silver-colored terminal block screw
D Neutral wire (white or center wire)
E ¾” (1.9 cm) UL-listed strain relief

First, read through the “Electrical requirements” section, and then follow these steps.

  1. Loosen or remove the center terminal block                          

  2. Connect the neutral wire (white or center wire) of the power cable to the center, silver-colored terminal screw of the terminal block. Tighten the screws.

  3. Connect the other wires to outer terminal block screws. Tighten the screws.

  4. Tighten the strain relief screws.

  5. Insert the terminal block cover into the rear panel of the dryer. Then, secure the cover with a hold-down screw.

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CAUTION:

  1.  To convert from the 4-wire system to 3-wire system, connect the ground strap to the terminal block support to ground the dryer frame to the neutral conductor.

  2. Ring-type terminals are recommended. If using strap terminals, make sure they are tightened.

                                                

4-Wire System

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A External ground connector
B Green or bare copper wire of power cord
C ¾” (1.9 cm) UL-listed strain relief
D Center silver-colored terminal block screw
E Neutral grounding wire (white) 
F Neutral wire (white or center wire)
  1. Remove the external ground connector’s screw, and connect the ground wire (green or unwrapped) of the power cable to the screw.

    CAUTION:

    • To connect the ground wire to the neutral position without through contact A (cabinet ground), contact a technician. This is not user serviceable.

    •  Ring-type terminals are recommended. If using strap terminals, make sure they are tightened.

  2. Loosen or remove the screws from the center terminal block.

  3. Connect the neutral wire (white or center wire) and ground wire (white) to the center screw of the terminal block. Tighten the screw.

  4. Connect the other wires to the outer terminal block screws. Tighten the screws.

  5. Tighten the strain relief screws.

  6. Insert the tab of the terminal block cover into the rear slot of the dryer. Secure the cover with a hold-down screw.

WARNING:

  1. All U.S. models are designed for a 3-wire system connection. The dryer frame is grounded to the neutral conductor at the terminal block. A 4-wire system connection is required for new or remodeled construction, mobile homes, or if local codes do not permit grounding through neutral. If you use the 4-wire system, you cannot ground the dryer frame to the neutral conductor at the terminal block.

  2. Remove the terminal block cover plate. Insert the power cord with a UL-listed strain relief through the hole provided in the cabinet near the terminal block.

  3. A strain relief must be used. Do not loosen the nuts already installed on the terminal block. Be sure they are tight. Use a 3/8” (1 cm) deep well socket.

4/8 -Connect the Water Hose (applicable models only)

The dryer must be connected to a cold water tap using the provided water hoses.

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  1. Close the cold water tap. If you have a washer cold water hose attached to the cold water faucet, unscrew and remove the hose. Then, connect the female end of the Y connector to the cold water tap.

  2. Connect the straight end of the water hose to the Y connector.

  3. Using pliers, tighten the coupling an additional two-thirds turn. Do not overtighten because the coupling may be damaged.

  4. Connect the angled end of the water hose to the filling valve at the bottom of the rear frame. Turn the coupling manually until it is tight.

  5.  Using pliers, tighten the coupling an additional two-thirds turn. Do not overtighten because the coupling may be damaged.

  6. If you detached the cold water hose from your washer, attach the hose to the open end of the Y connector, tighten the coupling until it is tight, and then, using a pliers, tighten an additional two-thirds turn.

  7. Open the cold water tap, and then check for any leaks.

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Using the Short Hose as an Extension

If the Y connector cannot be directly connected to the cold water tap, use the short hose

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  1. Close the cold water tap. If you have a washer cold water hose attached to the cold water faucet, unscrew and remove the hose. Then, connect the short hose (B) to the cold water tap. Turn the coupling by hand until it is tight.

  2.  Using pliers, tighten the coupling an additional two-thirds turn. Do not over tighten. You can damage the coupling.

  3.  Connect the Y connector (A) to the brass male end of the short hose. Turn the coupling by hand until it is tight.

  4. Using pliers, tighten the coupling an additional two-thirds turn. Do not over tighten. You can damage the coupling.

  5. Connect the angled end of the water hoses (C) to the filling valve at the bottom rear of the dryer. Turn the coupling by hand until it is tight.

  6. Using pliers, tighten the coupling an additional two-thirds turn. Do not over tighten. You can damage the coupling.

  7. If you detached the cold water hose from your washer, attach the hose to the free end of the Y connector, tighten the coupling by hand until it is tight, and then, using a pliers, tighten an additional two-thirds turn.

  8. Open the cold water tap, and then check for any leaks.

5/8 -Level the dryer

To ensure optimal performance, the dryer must be level.

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Using a level (A), check if the dryer is level side to side and then front to back. If the dryer is not level, adjust the leveling feet (B) at the bottom of the dryer. Then, check if the dryer is level again.

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NOTE: To set the dryer to the same height as your washer, fully retract (A) the leveling feet by turning them counterclockwise, then loosen (B) the feet by turning them clockwise. Once the dryer is the same height as the washer, follow the directions above to level the dryer. Adjust the leveling feet only as much as necessary to level the dryer. Extending the leveling feet more than necessary can cause the dryer to vibrate.

6/8 -Power on (Gas models)

Make sure all gas connections, the exhaust line, and all wiring is connected correctly. Then, plug the power cord into a power source and check the dryer’s installation and operation using the final checklist in Step 7 below.

7/8 -Final Check

The burner may not ignite initially due to air in the gas line. Allowing your dryer to operate on a heat setting will purge the line. If the gas does not ignite within 5 minutes, turn your dryer off and wait 5 minutes. Be sure the gas supply to your dryer has been turned on. To confirm gas ignition, check the exhaust for heat.

When installation is complete, confirm that:

  • The dryer is plugged into an electrical outlet and grounded properly.

  • You have used rigid or stiff-walled flexible metal duct material, not plastic flexible duct.

  • The dryer is level and is sitting firmly on the floor.

  • The dryer starts, runs, heats, and shuts off properly.

For gas models: make sure the gas is supplied properly with no leaks.

8/8 -Wi-Fi® connection using the Smart Home Adapter

• There are two types of Samsung Smart Home Adapters, one that is used with Samsung Smart TVs and one that is used with Samsung home appliances. • For your dryer, you must purchase the Adapter that is restricted to HD39J1230GW models (home appliances). Use of any other adapter can cause system failure.

You can control the dryer remotely using the Smart Home Adapter (sold separately), your home network, an Android or iOS smart phone, and the Samsung Smart Home app. To purchase the Smart Home Adapter, visit www.samsung.com and go to the DV50K7500 product page or search for Smart Home Adapter.
For more information about connecting the dryer to your home Wi-Fi® network with the Smart Home Adapter, see the Samsung Smart Home section of this manual.

To install the Samsung Smart Home Adapter, follow these steps:

  1. To unlock the adapter cover, press to the left of the word PUSH as shown in the illustration.

    Samsung DV45K6500 Installation
  2. Open the adapter cover to reveal the protective cap of the adapter. Gently pull the cap to the right and lift up to remove.

    To prevent accidents, keep the protective cap out of children’s reach, and away from pets.

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  3. Insert the Smart Home Adapter into the Adapter port (A) in the correct direction. Make sure the Samsung logo faces forward.

    Do not insert other USB devices such as USB memory sticks or USB power cables into the port. Incorrect use of the port may damage the Samsung Smart Home Adapter, causing system failure.

    Samsung DV45K6500 Installation
  4. Insert the upper area of the adapter cover first, and then press to lock as shown.

    To prevent device damage or system failure, moisture away from the adapter cover. If the adapter cover gets wet or stained, use a soft cloth or sponge wipe up the moisture or wipe away the stain, and then dry well. In a poor signal reception area such as basements, you must install an additional AP for normal connection.

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Network connection (applicable models only)
You can use the optional Smart Home Adapter (sold separately) to control and monitor your dryer through the Samsung Smart Home app. For more information about Samsung Smart Home, see the Samsung Smart Home section in this manual.

NOTE:

  1. Recommended encryption systems include WPA/TKIP and WPA2/AES. Any newer or non-standard Wi-Fi® authentication protocols are not supported.

  2. Wireless networks may be affected by the surrounding wireless communication environment.

  3. If your Internet service provider has registered the MAC address of your PC or modem for identification, your Samsung Smart dryer may fail to connect to the Internet. If this happens, contact your Internet service provider for technical assistance.

  4. The firewall settings of your network system may prevent your Samsung Smart dryer from accessing the Internet. Contact your Internet service provider for technical assistance. If this symptom continues, contact a local Samsung service center or retailer.

  5. To configure the wireless access point (AP) settings, see the user manual of the AP.

  6. Samsung Smart dryers featuring the Samsung Smart Home Adapter support both Wi-Fi® 2.4 GHz with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n and Soft-AP protocols. (IEEE 802.11 n is recommended.)

  7. Unauthorized Wi-Fi® wireless routers may fail to connect to applicable Samsung Smart dryers.

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