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GEAppliances Models Type : 333 453 473 475 4500 Pa _ No . 175D1807P294 Pub . No . 49 - 90027 _ 99JR 500A277P027
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Congratulations ! Safety Information . . . 3 - 5 YouAre Now Part of the GEFamily . Welcome to the GE family . We're proud of our quality products and we are committed , 0 to prox4ding dependal ) le se _ x4 ( e . You'll see it in tiffs easy - to - use Owner's Manual and you'll hear it in the fiiendly voi ( es of our ( ustomer sev _ 4 ( e department . Best of all , you'll experien ( e these values each time you use your ( hyer . That's important , because your new ( hyer will be pmt of your family fi ) r many years . And we hope you _ dll be part of ours fi ) r a long time to ( ome . We thank you fo _ buying ( ; E . We app _ eciate yotu ptn chase , and hope you xdll continue to rely on us whenever you need quality applian ( es for your home . GE & You , A Service Partnership . Operating Instructions Controls . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.7 IMPORTANT ! Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 , 0 Staple sales slip or cancelled check here . ReversingTheDoor . . . . . . . . . . . 9 LoadingandUsngTheDryer . . . 10 Proof of the original purchase date is needed to obtain se _ x - ite VentingTheDryer . . . . . . . . . . . . I1 under the w , uranty . q FORYOURRECORDS Write the model and serial numbershere : # # Troubleshooting Tips BeforeYouCallForService . 22 13 They are on the label on the flont ofthe ( hTer behind the door . m READTHISMANUAL Inside you xdll find many helpfifl hints on how to use and maintain your ( hyer properly . Just a little preventive cme on your part can save you a great deal of time and money over the life of your ( hyer . PROPEVRENTING For the best ( h ) 4ng pertbrmance the ( hyer needs to be properly Customer Service vented . The & yet will use more energy and run longer if it isnot vented to the specifications outlined in the Venting the Dryersection in Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 this manual and the Exhausting section in the Installation Insuucfions . ServiceTelephone Numbers . . . . . . . . . . . BackCover IFYOUNEEDSERVICE You'll find many answers to common problems in the Before You CallForService secdon . Ifyou rex4ew our ( hart of Troubleshooting lips first , you may not need to ( all fi ) r sev _ 4 ( e at all . If } xm do need sevvice , you can rel > Lxknowing help is only a phone call away . A list of mll - fiee ( ustomer service mm _ bers is included in the back section . Or , in the O . & , you can alwaFs call the GE Answer ( enter ® at 800.626.2000 , 24 hours a day , 7 daFs a week . In Canada , 2 call 1 - 800 - 361 - 3400 .
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iMPORTANTSAFETYiNFORMAtiON . READALLiNSTRUCtiONSBEFOREUSING WARNING ! 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 . [ ] Do not store or use gasoline or other [ ] Installation and service mustbe performed flammable vaporsand liquids in the by a qualified installer , service agency or vicinity of thisor any other appliance . the gas supplier . WHATTODOIF YOUSMELLGAS : [ ] Do not try to light a match , or cigarette , or [ ] Immediately call yourgas supplier from a turn on anygas or electrical appliance . neighbor'sphone . Follow the gas supplier'sinstructionscarefully . [ ] Do not touch any electrical switch ; do not use any phone in yourbuilding . [ ] ff youcannot reach yourgas supplier , call the fire department . [ ] Clear the room , buildingor area of all occupants . California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act This act requires tile governor of Califlwnia to publish a list of substances knoxm to tile state to ( ause cancer , birth defects or other reproductive harm and requires businesses to warn ctlStOlilers of potential exposure to suchsubstances . ( ; as appliances € } Ill catlse IlliIIor exposure 1o fotli of these stll ) stailces , ilatllely beilzeile , catbon illoiloxide , formaldehyde and soot , ( aused primarily by tile in ( oinplete ( oinbustion of natural gas or I _ l _ filels . Properly a ( ! justed ( hyers xxdlml inimize incomplete combustion . Exposure to these substances can be minimized flnther by properly venting the & yeT to the outdoors . PROPEIRNSTALLATION This dryer must be properly instated 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 calling , toll - free , in the United States the GEAnswer Cente _ 800.626.2000I.n Canada , call , 1 - 800 - 361 - 3400 . [ ] Properly ground duet to confi ) rm xdd _ all Exhaust / Ducting : gox erning codes and ordinances . Follow details in Insmlladon InsU'u ( : dons . [ ] Gas ( h ) , ers MUSTbe exhausted to tile outside . [ ] Exhausting electric dUeTs to tile outside is [ ] Install or store xdlere it will not be exposed to strongly recommendedt ( ) prexem large amounts temperatures below fieezing or exposed to tile o [ IlloisHlre all ( | lill [ fl'Otll beillg blo - \ vl _ ill [ o [ lie weadler . I'OOlll . [ ] Conne ( t to a properly rated , protected and sized ] Use only rigid metal or flexible metal 4 " power supply circuit t ( ) avoid electrical overload . dimneter du ( twork inside tile dryer cabinet or [ ] Remox e all shmp packing items and dispose of all for exhausting to tl _ e outside . USEOFPLASTIC OROTHERCOMBUSTIBLEOUCTWORKCAN shipping materials properly . CAUSEA F / RE . PUNCTUREDBUCTWORKCAN CAUSEA F / RE / F / T COLLAPSEOSRBECOMES OTHERWISERESTRICTEIDN USEORDURING INSTALLATION . For ( omplete details , follow tl _ e Installadon Instal ( lions . , 3
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iMPORTANTSAFETYiNFORMATiON . READA £ £ iNSTRUCTiONSBEFOREUSING . WARNING ! YOURLAUNDRAYREA • Keep the area underneath and m ( ) und your • Keep all lmmch7 aids ( such as detergen / s , bleaches , etc . ) out of the reach ofchikhen , appliancesfiee of combustible materials , ( lint , paper , rags , etc . ) , gasoline , chemicals and other preti _ rably in a locked cabinet . Obse _ ' ve all flmnmable vapors and liquids . warnings on container labels to avoid in jtn7 . • Keep the floor ar ( ) und your appliances clean and • Never climb on or stand on the dryer top . dry to reduce the possibilib _ of slipping . • ( lose super'vision is necess _ u7 if this appliance is used by or nero children . Do not allow children to play on , with , or inside this or any other appliance . WHENUSINGYOURDRYER • Never reach in / o the d _ yer while the drum is • The lmmd _ 7 process can reduce the flmne m ( ) ving . Beiine loading , unloading or ad ( fing _ etmdan { T oftitb _ ics . To avoid such a _ esult , clothes , w , tit until the thrum has completely cmefiflly ti ) llow the gmment manutitcltner's cme instnlctions . stopped . • Clean the lint filter betine each load to prevent • Do not d _ 7 mticles con / aining _ ubber , plastic , lint accumulation inside the dryer or in the room . or similm materials such as padded bras , tennis DONOTOPERATETHEDRYERWITHOUTTHELINT shoes , galoshes , bath reals , rags , bibs , baby pan / s , FILTERIN PLACE . plastic bags , pilloxvs , etc . that mW meh or burn . Some _ ubber materials , when heated , can under • Do not wash or city articles that have been certain drcums / ances produce fire by cleaned in , washed in , soaked in , or spotted spontane _ ) us combustion . with combustible or explosive substances ( such as w ; Lx , oil , paint , gasoline , degweasers , _ h ) _ cleaning • Do not store plastic , paper or clothing that may solvenL % ke _ osene , etc . ) which mW ignite o _ bum or melt on top of the d _ yer ( hning operation . explode . Do not add these substances to the • G _ uments labeled DryAway from Heator Do wash water . Do not use or place these subs / ances Not TumbleDry ( such as life jackets containing around your washer or d _ yer during operation . Kapok ) must not be put in your ( hyer . • Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in • Do not d _ 7 fiberglass articles in your chyer . your d _ yer . Items contaminated with cooking oils Skin irritation could resuh fiom the remaining may contribute to a chemical reaction that could particles that m W be picked up by clothing cause a clothes load to catch fire . chning subsequent dD _ er uses . • Any mticle on which you have used a cleaning • To minimize the possibili D " of electric shock , solvent or that contains flammable materials unplug this appliance fiom the power supply ( such as cleaning cloths , mops , towels used in or disconnect the chyer at the household bemny salons , restmn'an / s , or bmber shops , etc . ) cfistribution panel by remoxing the ti _ se or nmst not be placed in or nero the dryer until switching offthe dr ( uit breaker bel _ ) re solven / s or flammable mamrials have been attempting any maintenance or cleaning rem ( ) ved . There me many highly flmnmable ( except the rem ( ) val and cleaning of the lint items used in homes such as acetone , denatured filter ) . NOTE " Turning the Cycle Selector knob alcohol , gasoline , kerosene , some household to an OFFposition does NOTdisconnect the cleaners , some spot removers , Unpentines , appliance fl'om the p ( ) wer supply . wzLxes , wax removers and p _ oducts containing petroleum distillates . 4
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• Never attempt / o operate this appliance if it is • You may wish to soften your laundered filbfics damaged , malfimcdoning , partially disassembled , or reduce the static electrid b " in them , by using or has missing or broken pmts , including a a & yeT - applied fitbric soflener or an anti - static dmnaged cord or plug . con ( fitioner . We recommend ) x ) u use either a fabric softener in the wash { Tcle , according to • The interior of the machine and the exhm _ st ( hint the mamdacmrer's instructions fin those connection inside the & yeT sh { ) uld be cleaned at producls , or uT a due > added product fi ) r least once a yem by a qualified technician . See the which the mamflhcmrer , gives x _ Tittenassurance Loadingand Usingthe Otyer section . on the package that their pro ( h _ ct can be salely used in y _ ur ( hyer . Service or pedormance • If yours is a gas dUeT , it is equipped with an automatic electric ignition and does not have a problems caused by use of these pro ( h _ cts are pilot light . DONOTATTEMPTTOLIGHTWITHA the responsibility of the manutilcltuers of those MATCH . Burns may resuh tiom having your hand producls and are not c ( ) vered under the warran b in the xicinib _ of the burner when the m _ mmafic to this appliance . ignition turns on . WHENNOTUSINGYOURDRYER • Grasp the plug firmly when ( fisconnecting this • Betore discmding a dUeT , or rem { ) x - ing it fiom appliance to avoid ( hmage / o the cord while set'vice , rem { ) ve the ( hyer door to prevent pulling . Place the cord away fiom traffic areas so chil & en fiom hiding inside , it will not be stepped on , uipped over or • Do not / amper with controls . subjected to damage . • Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of this appliam _ or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this ( ) _ mer's Manual or in published user - repair insuucfions that y _ ) u understand and have the skills to carU out . Readand follow this SafetyInformationcarefully . SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS
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About the dryercontrolpanel . Youcan 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 Model Type333 AUTO AUTO START TEMPERATURE COTTONS PERM • MORE ORY MEDIUM START EE : SOR _ EESEPSR _ oE _ SOS _ REGULAR FLUFF MORE D _ Y • ® @ _ DOWN 70 80 MIN TIMED 30 40 5O DRY - D ! i le Model Type453 AUTOMATIC AUTOMATIC CO'R'ONS PERMANENT START FABRIC CARE • MORE DRY PRESS LESS DRY START LESS ORY COOL COTTONS PERM . PRESS NOTE : MORE DRYe * R _ ° ° ' WN 80 MIN OELICATES NO HEAT LOW HEAT Drying times will vary DEW 50 TIMED DRY DAMP DRY 40 according to the type of heat used ( Electric , n irz Natural or LP gas ) , size of load , types of Model Type 4500 fabrics , wetness of AUTOMATIC AUTOMATIC clothes and condition COTTONS PERMANENT START FABRIC CARE COOL • MORE DRY PRESS of exhaust ducts . DOWN LESS DRY START LESS DRY COOL COTTONS PERM , PRESS , _ DOWN ® ils @ i : DELICATES NO HEAT LOW HEAT DEW D DRY DAMP DRY 40 iri irz Models Type473 and 475 AUTOMATIC AUTOMATIC COTTONS PERMANENT START FABRIC CARE EXTRACARE SIGNAL • MOREORY PRESS EXTRACARE LESSDRY START MEOIOM COTi'ONS PERM . PRESS OFF SET OFF LOUD * EXTRACARE MOREORY • LESSD • RI _ COOL 80MINDOWN DELICATES NO HEAT LOW HEAT I DEW TIMED DRY DAMPORY 40 I I I iri irz I Optional Feature , on some models 6
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Control Settings IMPORTANT ' . Clean the lint filter each time you use the dryer . | ri Fahric Care for Models Type 453 , 473 , 475 and 4500 COTTONSForregulartoheavycottons . REG . HEAT PERM . PRESSForsyntheticsb , lendsd , elicatesanditemslabeledpermanentpress . MED . HEAT FLUFFForfluffing itemswithoutheat . Usethe TIMEDDRYcycle . NOHEAT KNITS Fordelicatess , yntheticsanditemslabeledtumble dry low DELICATES LOWHEAT _ r _ Temperature for Models Type 333 REGULARForregulartoheavycottons . MEDIUM Forsyntheticsb , lendsd , elicatesanditemslabeledpermanentpress . FLUFFForfluffing itemswithoutheat . Usethe TIMEDDRFcycle . Autom ; _ ti ( : ( _ , 1les ; mtom ; td ( : ; tllv determine ii _ bri ( dl ) _ ness . Sele ( : t MOREDRYfor hea _ der t _ bri ( s LESSDRYfor lighter t _ bri ( s Timed ( _ , ( : lesnm ibr _ sele ( led dine FJ Orying Cycles for Models Type 453 , 473 , 475 and 4500 AUTOMATICForcottonsandmostlinens . FormostloadsselectthePreferredRegulaSr ettingmarkedwith an _ . COTTONS AUTOMATICForsyntheticblendsanddelicates . PERMANENT PRESS TIMEDDRY SettheCycleSelectoar t thedesireddryingtime . DAMP DRY Forleavingitemspartiallydry . DEWRINKLEForremovingwrinklesfromitemsthatarecleananddryorthatareverylightlydamp . Drying Cycles for Models Type 333 El AUTO Forcottonsandmostlinens . FormostloadsselectthePreferredRegulaSr ettingmarkedwith an _ . COTTONS AUTOPERM Forsyntheticblendsanddelicates . PRESS TIMEDDRY SettheCycleSelectoar t thedesireddryingtime . _ tart - Close tl _ e dx _ , er door Sele ( t START ( ) pening tile door dming opex _ don x _ dllslop the d _ ) _ er . To rest _ rt tile d _ ) _ er , / lose tile door m _ d sele ( t STARTto / omplete tile / 3,1 ] e . 7
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Aboutyour dryerfeatures . EXTRACARE Extra Care Option - - on somemodels Use this option to minimize tile wrinkles If you have a Cycle Signal knob and you in clothes . It provides approximately 15 select the EXTRACAREoption , a signal xdll minutes of no - heat nnnbling after the sound at the end of the dx ) ing time and clothes are dxT . sevex > dtimes during the EXTRACARE _ ycle . This xdll remind you that it is time to This option can only be used with the rem { ) ve the clothes . Automati ( ( y ( les . Cycle Signal Option - - on somemodels SIGNAL NOTE . " This signal _ dll sound just before the end MEDIUM of the Q _ cleto remind you to remove the OFF LOUD • Remove garments promptly at the sound clothes . On some models the signal sound of the signal . Place clothes on hangers level cannot be ac { justed . so wrinkles won't set in . If you selected the EXTRACAREoption the • Use the Cycle Signal especially when signal will sound at the end of the dxTing drying fabrics like polyester knits and time and will sound several times during permanent press . These fabrics should the EXTRACAREcycle . This will remind be removed so wrinkles won't set in . you that it is time to remove the clothes . Automatic Cycle Signal - - on somemodels At the end of each _ ycle there is A reminder signal _ 411sound perio ( fically approximately 15 minutes of no - heat during this time to remind you to remove rambling after the laund U is ( hy . the laund U . Drum Lamp - - on somemodels Befi ) re replacing the light bulb , be sure to unplug the ( hyer pc ) wet cord or disconnect the duet at the househoM distribution panel by rem _ ) ving the fl _ se or s _ duhing off the drcuit breaker . Reach ab _ ) ve ( hTer opening flom inside the dram . Remove the bulb and replace with the same size bulb . Drying Rack - - on somemodels NOTE . " A handy & ying rack may be used for duing articles su ( h as sttflted toys , pilh ) ws or • The ( hying ra ( k must be used with tim washable sweaters . TIMEDCYCLE . Hook the rack over the lint fiher so the rack • Do not use tiffs ( hying ra ( k when there extends into the dxyer drum . are other clotlms in the ( hTer . SensorDry - - On somemodels i ! ii ! iljjj ji ! 7 ! i ( ii ! iiij This feature is only a ( tivated in the As the clothes ramble they touch a large autolnatic cycles . sensor . The SensorDtyfe'ature will stop the SensorDry heating cy { le as soon as the clothes have reached the selected duness . 8
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About reversing the door . Reversing the Door Todsneeded [ ] Needle - nosed III Standard # 2 [ ] Tape - tlpped Phi / hpsscrewdriver putty knife pliers [ ] ( ) pen tl _ e door _ md remove the filler plugs opposite die hinges . With d _ e door ( ompletely open , remove the bottom screw fiom ea ( h hinge on die ( hyer face . Insert these s ( rews _ fl ) out h _ flf _ ay into the TOP holes , fi ) r ea ( h hinge , on the opposite side ( where you remox ed die filler plugs ) . Apply firm pressure t ( ) get die s ( rew stmled in um _ q ) ped holes . [ _ Loosen top s ( rew from e _ ( h hinge on the dlyer fi _ ( : e lmlfway With one lmnd holding the top of the door _ md the other lmnd holding the bottom , remove the door fiom the ( byer by lifting it UP m _ d OUT . [ _ Rotate the door 180 ° . Insert it on the opposite side of the opening by moving the door IN m _ d OOWNunfil the top hinge _ md the bottom hinge _ re resting } m the top strews inserted in step l . [ _ Remove fl _ e rem _ fining screws from the side of the opening from which the door was remox ed . Wid _ these s ( rex , s se ( ure each hinge _ t the bott ( ; m . Tighten the tx _ o top s ( rews of ea ( l _ hinge . Reinsert the plasd ( plugs on the side from whi ( h the door w _ ls I'eIlloved .
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Sortingand LoadingHints As a general nile , ifch ) thes are sorted properly fi ) r tlle washer , flmy are sorted properly for tile ( hTer . Do not add fabric softener sheets oncethe loadhasbecome warm . Theymay causefabric softener stains . Bounce ( _ FabricConditionerDryerSheetshave been approvedfor use in all GEDryers when usedin accordance with themanufacturer'sinstructions . Donotoverload . Thiswastesenergyandcauseswnbkling De net dry the fellewingitems ; fiberglassitems , woolensr , ubber - coateidtems , plastics , itemswithplastictnmand foam - filleditems . Careand Cleaningof the Dryer TheExteriorW : ipe or dust any spills or w ; ishing The _ haust Duct : Inspect and clean the exhmlst compounds with a damp cloth . D _ ) ' er conu'ol ( hinting at least once a year to prevent clogging . panel and finishes may be ( hmaged by some A pmfially clogged exhaust can lengthen the lmmd U preueatment soil and stain rem { ) ver ( hying time . pro ( h _ c / s . Apply these products awW fiom the Follow these steps . ( hTer . The tabric mW then be washed and dried normally . Dmnage U ) your & Ter cm _ se ( 1by these [ _ Ttn'n off elecnical supply by disconnecting the products is not o ) vered by y _ ) urwmran / y . plug flom the wall so ( ket . The LintFilter : ( lean t lie lint fiher befi ) re ea ( h [ _ Disconnect the duct fiom the ( hTer . use . Moisten your fingers and rea ( h into tlle fiher _ ] Vacnuiil the dtlct with the hose atta ( ThlilenI and opening . Run your fingers a ( ross the fiher . Have a reconnect the duct . qualified technician vacuum the lint flom tlle ( hTer TheExhaust Hoe & Check xdth a mirror tliat the inside once a yeat . flaps of the hood move fieely when operating . Make sure that there is not xdldlite ( t ) irds , insects , et ( . ) nesting inside the duct or hood . FabricCareLabels Beh ) w are tabric care label " s ) anbols " fllat affect the ch ) thing you will be laundering . WASH LABELS DRY LABELS Machine F - qQro - q wash dry Do llot dly DW NoIma [ Pemlanent Piess / GeIIHe / Do llot tumNe dl ( used with Nomla [ Permallent PEess / i Do llot wdllg cycle wrinkle resistant delicate Hand wash wr [ E / kle Ees [ stant ddicate do llot wash Water • • • • • • . eat ® ® temperature Ho , W _ , m Co _ d / _ oo _ setting { 50 : C / 120 ° F } { 40 ° C / 105 ° F } { 30 : C / 85 ° F ) High Medium Low No heat / ail BLEACHLABELS S ec , a , I I Pq instructions Lille dly / DI [ _ dly DEyfiat ill the shade hang to dly symbols _ , , , f ) 2 _ 2 _ 2dO _ , dv _ p . _ , _ % , , g _ { oDooo , h , o _ h _ eoch 1o
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VentingtheDryer For tile best drying pertorman ( : e the dryer 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 melal 4 " diameter ducm , ork inside d _ e dryer cabinet or for exbausdng to tl _ e outside . [ ] Do not use plastic or od _ er ( ombustible ductwork . [ ] Use tile shortest length possible . [ ] Do not cnlsh or collapse . [ ] Avoid resdng the du ( t on sharp objects . [ ] Venting mustconformto local building codes , Correct Venting i Incorrect Venting / /
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Before you call forservice . . . Troubleshooting tips Save time and money ! Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need to call for service . Possible Causes What ToDo Dryer is unplugged • Make sure the ( hyer plug is pushed completely into the outlet . Fuse is blown / circuit breaker is • Che ( ' k the house fi _ se / circuit breaker box and tripped replace fuse or reset breaker . NOTE : Most electric ( h ) - ers use two h _ ses / breakers . Fuse is blown / circuit breaker is • Check the house fi _ se / circuit breaker box and tripped , the dryer may tumble replace h _ se or resel breaker . but not heat Gas service is off • Make sure gas shutoffat & yet and main shutoffare fiflly open . Dryer shakes ormakes Some shaking / noise is normal . • Move ( hyer to an even tloor space , or a ( ! just noise Dryer may be sitting unevenly leveling legs as ne ( essaly until even . Greasy spots on clothes Improper use of fabric softener • Folh ) w directions on tabri ( soliener pa ( kage . Drying dirtyitems with clean ones • Use your ( hyer 1o ( hT only clean items . Dirty items ( an stain clean items and the ( hTer . Clothes were not completely clean • Sometimes stains which cannot be seen when [ lie ( lo / hes are wel appearafier ( h ) : ing . Use proper washing procedures beti ) re & ying . Lint on clothes Lint filter is full • ( 3lean lint s ( reen beti ) re each h ) ad . Improper sorting • Sort lint producers ( like chenille ) from lint collectors ( like ( orduroy ) . Static electricity can attract lint • See suggeslions in tiffs se ( lion under STATIC . Overloading • Separate large h ) ads into smaller ones . Paper , tissue , etc . left in pockets • Empty all pockets befi ) re laundering cloflles . Static occurs No fabric softener was used • T D - a lift ) tic soliener . • Bounce ( ' Fabri ( " ( _ onditioner DD _ er Sheels have been approved fi ) r use in all ( iE DueTs when used in ac ( ordan ( e with the manula ( lurer's inslm ( lions . Overdrying • T D - a tiff ) rio sot / chef . • A ( { jllsl controls fill " less & ying . Synthetics , permanent press and • TD _ a fhbric softener . blends can cause static Inconsistendt ryingtimes Type of heat • Au / on _ a / ic dD _ ing times xdll vm ) _ , wcor ( fing to the [ ype of heat used ( electric , n ; mmfl or I _ l ' gas ) , size of load , types of tifl ) ri ( s , wetness of ( h ) lhes and ( ondidon of exhaust du ( - / s . 12
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Possible Causes What ToDo Clothestaketoolong Improper sorting • Separate hemy items flom liglmveight items ( generally , todry a well - sorted washer load is a well - sorted & yet load ) . Large loads of heavy fabrics ( like • I . mge , heaxy f : abrics comain more moisture and take beach towels ) longer to dxy . Sepmate large , heaxy titbrics into smaller loads to speed dx ) dng time . Controls improperly set • Matdl _ ontrol settings to the load you are ch ) dng . Lint filter is full • Clean lint fiher beti ) re eveU load . Improper or obstructed ducting • ( heck installation instructions for proper & _ cting / venting . • Make sure ch _ cting is clean , flee of kinks and unobstructed . • ( heck to see if outside wall dmnper operates easily . • ( heck the Installation Insu _ uctions / o make sure the duet venting is correct . Blown fuses or tripped circuit • Replace fi _ sesor reset drcui / breakers . Since most breaker & yers use 2 fl _ ses / breakers , make sure both m'e operating . Overloading / combining loads • Do not put more than one washer load in the & yet at a / illle . Underloading • lfy _ ) u me tiding only one or two items , add a few items to ensure proper rambling . Clothes are wrinkled Overdrying • Select a shorter ( h ) dng time . • Rem ( ) ve items while they still hold a slight mn _ _ unt of lllois / ul'e . Letting items sit in dryer after • Remove items when _ Tcle ends and fold or hang cycle ends ilnmediately . Clothesshrink Some fabrics will naturally shrink • To avoid shrinkage , ti _ llow gm'ment cme labels exacdy . when washed . Others can be • Some items may be pressed back into shape aller & xdng . safelywashed , but will shrink • in the dryer • Ifyou are concerned about slninkalge in a particular item , do not machine wash or ramble dU it . / , 3
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GEDryer Warranty ( Forcustomersin the U . S . ) Aft warranty service provided by our Factory Service Centers , or an authorized Customer Care ¢ _ technician . For service , carl 800 - GE - CARES . GE Will Replace : Any part of tile ( hyer whMl tails due to a detbct in materials or w _ ) rkmanship . During this furl From the date of the _ e - year warra _ ty " GE _ i _ a _ s _ pr _ dde _ free _ f charge " a _ _ ab _ r and iM1 _ ne se _ ice t _ rep _ ace the originalpurchase detbclive part . Any extra large or super capacity dryer drumwhi ( h tifils due to a dete ( t in materials or workmanship . From the date of the During this five - year limited warranty , you will be responsible tot any labor or in - home sexYi ( : e ( osts . originalpurchase • Service trips to your home to teach you how to use the • Replacement of house fuses or resetting of circuit breakers . product . • Improper installation . • Damage to the product caused by accident , fire , floods or acts of God . • Failure of the product if it is abused , misused , or used for other than the intended purpose or used commercially . • Incidental or consequential damage to personal property caused bypossible defects with this appliance . This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home use within the USA . In Alaska , the warranty excludes the cost of shipping or service calls to your home . Some states do not aflow 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 / 5
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ServiceTelephoneNumbers . GEAnswer Cente _ r / ntheU . S . 8 : 00.626.2000 The ( , E Ans _ e _ Ceme _ is open 24 horn s a da _ , / days a week In Canada , _ ontad : Manager , Consumer Relations , Cameo INC . , l Fa _ U ) U I . ane , Suite 3 l ( t , ( o Mon _ Urn , N . B . , E l C 3Ma . In - HomeRepairService / ntheU . S . 8 : 00 - 432 - 2737 Expert ( ; E repair servi ( e is only a phone ( all away . In Canada , ( all 1 - 8011 - 361 - 3400 , SpecblNeedsServiceIntheU . S . 8 : 00.626.2000 GE offers , fiee of dlarge , a brodmre to assistin planning abanier - tiee kiuhen fi ) r persons with limited mobility , Inthe U . S . , call 800 - TDD - GEAC ( 800 - 833 - & 322 ) . In Canada , contact : Manager , Consumer Relations , Cameo Inc . , 1 Factoi T I , ane , Suite 310 , Moncton , N . B . , E1 ( 9M3 . ServiceContracts / ntheU . S8 . : 00 - 626 - 2224 Putdlase a ( ; E servk e _ ontra ( t while your warranty is still in effe ( t and you'll re { eive a substantial discount . ( ; E ( onsumer Set _ dce xdll still be there after your warranty expires . InCanada , call 1 - 8011 - 461 - 3636 . PartsandAccessories / ntheU . S . 8 : 00 - 626 - 2002 Individuals qualified to setYice their o _ 11appliances can have pmts or accessories sent directly to thdr homes ( VISA , MasterCmd and Discover cmds are accepted ) . Instructionscontainedinthismanualcoverprocedurestobeperformedby anyuser . Otherservicing generallyshouldbereferredtoqualifiedservicepersonnel . Cautionmustbe exercised , since improperservicingmaycauseunsafeoperation . Pleaseconsult your yellowpages for your local Camconumber ServiceSatisfaction Ifyou are not satisfied with the service you receive flOln GE : first , contact the people who set _ - iced y { ) ur appliance . Next , if you me still not pleased , in the U . S . , x _ aiteall the details - including your phone number - m : Manager , ( ustomer Relations , GE Appliances , Appliance Prok , I , ouisville , KY 40225 ; or , in Canada , to Director , Consumer Relations , Camco Inc . , 1 Facto U I _ ane , Suite 310 , Moncton , N . B . , E1C 9M3 . _ Printed in Canada
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