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ELECTRICANDGAS DRYERS For questions about features , operation / performance , parts , accessories or service , call : 1 - 800 - 253 - 1301 or visit our website at www . whirlpool . com Table of Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 8528324
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TABLEOF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 PARTS AND FEATURES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 CHECKING YOUR VENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 DRYER USE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Starting Your Dryer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Stopping and Restarting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Loading Clothes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Drying , Cycle , and Temperature Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Cycle Descriptions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Additional Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Drying Rack ( optional purchase ) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 DRYER CARE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Cleaning the Lint Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Cleaning the Dryer Interior . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 Removing Accumulated Lint from Inside the Dryer Cabinet . . . . . 11 Changing the Drum Light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 TROUBLESHOOTING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 WARRANTY . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2
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DRYERSAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important . We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance . Always read and obey all safety messages . This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others . All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word " DANGER " or This is the safety alert symbol . " WARNING . " These words mean : You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediately follow instructions . You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow instructions . All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is , tell you how to reduce the chance of injury , and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed . I I WARNING : For your safety , the information in this manual must be followed to minimize II the risk of fire or explosion , or to prevent property 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 . - WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS : • 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 all occupants . • Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone . Follow the gas supplier's instructions . • If you cannot reach your gas supplier , call the fire department . - Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer , service agency , or the gas supplier .
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IM PORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING : To reduce the risk of fire , electric shock , or injury to persons when using the dryer , follow basic precautions , including the following : • Read all instructions before using the dryer . • Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt any servicing unless specifically recom - • Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in mended in this Use and Care Guide or in published your dryer . Items contaminated with cooking oils user - repair instructions that you understand and have may contribute to a chemical reaction that could cause a load to catch fire . the skills to carry out . • Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate • Do not dry articles that have been previously static unless recommended by the manufacturer of cleaned in , washed in , soaked in , or spotted with the fabric softener or product . gasoline , dry - cleaning solvents , other flammable , or explosive substances as they give off vapors • Do not use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber that could ignite or explode . or similarly textured rubber - like materials . • Clean lint screen before or after each load . • Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer . Close supervision of children is necessary when • Keep area around the exhaust opening and adjacent the dryer is used near children . surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint , dust , and dirt . • Before the dryer is removed from service or dis - carded , remove the door to the drying compart - • The interior of the dryer and exhaust vent should be ment . cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel . • Do not reach into the dryer if the drum is moving . • See Installation Instructions for grounding require - • Do not install or store the dryer where it will be ments . exposed to the weather . • Do not tamper with controls . SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS 4
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PARTS AND FEATURES 1 . Control panel Additional features your dryer may Large side - swing door have 2 . Model and serial number label End of Cycle Signal selector 3 . Dryer drum WRINKLE SHIELD TM selector 4 . Lint screen WRINKLE SHIELD TM PLUS selector 5 . Exhaust grille Super wide - swing door ACCUDRY TM electronic sensor 6 . Wide - opening door Automatic Dry sensor Drum light Small side - swing door Optional purchase Drying rack Control Panel Timed Oi _ ling _ Ff _ eq , _ , Wrinkle Shield Push to Start TmZlpm'atum Autohxatlc Dr / RuffAJr NOTE : The drawings in this book may vary from your dryer . They are designed to show all of the models covered by this book . Your dryer may not include all features , 5
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3 . The exhaust vent can be routed up , down , left , right , or straight out the back of the dryer . Space requirements are CHECKING listed in your Installation Instructions . YOURVENT Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times . Use the minimum recommended installation clearances ( found in your Installation Instructions ) to avoid blocking the flow of combustion and ventilation air . Refer to your Installation Instructions for more 4 , information . Use the straightest path possible when routing the exhaust vent . Use the fewest number of elbows and turns . Allow room when using elbows or making turns . Bend vent gradually to avoid kinking . Fire Hazard 5 , Use duct tape to seal alljoints , Do not use screws to secure Use a heavy metal vent . vent . Lint may catch on screws . Do not use a plastic vent . Do not use a metal foil vent . Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or fire . If the dryer is not properly installed and vented , it will not be 6 . Clean exhaust vent periodically , depending on use , but at covered under the warranty . least every 2 years , or when installing your dryer in a new location . NOTE : Service calls caused by improper venting will be paid for by the customer , whether it was a paid installation or self - • Disconnect vent from the dryer and clean one section at a installed . time until you reach the exhaust hood . 1 , Do not use plastic vent or metal foil vent . Use 4 in . ( 10.2 cm ) metal or flexible metal vent . Do not kink or crush flexible metal vent . It must be completely extended to allow adequate exhaust air to flow . Check vent after installation . Refer to your Installation Instructions for proper length requirements of vent . - [ b clean out lint , use the hose attachment on your vacuum , or a pole or wire with a feather duster or rag attached . • Be sure the flapper on the outside end of vent moves freely . ( 10.2 cm ) 2 , • When cleaning is complete , be sure to follow the Use a 4 in . ( 10.2 cm ) exhaust hood . Smaller hoods increase Installation Instructions supplied with your dryer for final drying times . product check . 1 ( t0 . 2 cm ) 6
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DRYERUSE Before using your dryer , wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to remove dust from storing and shipping . 1 . Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door . Do not pack the dryer . Allow space for clothes to tumble freely . Explosion Hazard 2 . - [ urn the Cycle Control knob to the recommended cycle for Keep flammable materials and vapors , such as the type of load being dried . Use the Energy Preferred gasoline , away from dryer . Automatic Setting ( * ) to dry most heavyweight and medium weight loads . See " Drying , Cycle , and ] emperature Tips . " Do not dry anything that has ever had anything flammable on it ( even after washing ) . Failure to follow these instructions can result in death , explosion , or fire . 3 , Select a temperature setting on models with a ] emp / Fabric selector . The cycle descriptions include temperature setting suggestions . NOTE : The temperature selector is part of the Cycle Contol knob on some models . 4 , Select the End of Cycle Signal , if available . The signal is helpful when drying permanent press or synthetics , Promptly Fire Hazard remove these items from the dryer at the end of the cycle to prevent wrinkles , No washer can completely remove oil . On some models Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of • The End of Cycle Signal can be adjusted . - [ urn the oil on it ( including cooking oils ) . selector to the desired volume . OR Items containing foam , rubber , or plastic must be dried on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle . • The End of Cycle Signal is part of the START button . - [ urn the START button to ON or OFF . Failure to follow these instructions can result in 5 , Select the desired option . See " Additional Features . " death or fire . 6 . Push the START button , You can stop your dryer any time during a cycle . To stop your dryer Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Control knob to OFE NOTE : The Cycle Control knob should point to an Off area when the dryer is not in use . To restart your dryer 1 . Close the door , 2 . Select a new cycle and temperature ( if desired ) , 3 . Push START .
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LoadclothelsooseliyntothedryerD . onotpackthedryerA . llow This manual covers several different models . Your dryer may vary spaceforclothetsotumblefreelyT . hefollowincgharst hows from the model shown and may not have all of the cycles and features described . exampleosfbalancelodadsthatwouldallowforpropetur mbling . Heavy work 3 pair of pants , 4 pair of jeans , 2 pair of clothes overalls , 3 shirts Timed Drying AccuDry _ ack Dly ) S _ D _ i _ g Delicates 3 camisoles , 1 robe , 4 slips , 6 undergarments , 2 sets of sleepwear , 1 child's outfit Casual Towels 10 bath towels , 10 hand towels , 14 wash cloths , 1 bath mat Le _ Dry : col Mixed Load 3 double sheets , 4 pillowcases , 8 ] - shirts , 6 pair of shorts , 2 blouses , 3ff O Energy Referred 8 handkerchiefs Automatic SetUng ( or _ 0n ) Off ( Op _ or _ Cycle Control knob Select the correct cycle and temperature for your load . Automatic cycle ( s ) Use your Autornatic cycle to dry most loads . Your dryer uses Cool Down tumbles the load without heat during the last few either the electronic ACCUDRY TM system or the Automatic Dry minutes of all cycles to make the load easier to handle . control . The control senses the moisture level in the load and Drying tips shuts off when the load reaches the selected dryness . • Follow care label directions whet ] they are available . On some models • If you use fabric softener sheets , use only those labeled • Automatic Dry ( High Heat ) and Automatic Dry ( Low Heat ) " dryer safe . " Follow package instructions . Select the temperature by moving the Cycle Control knob to • Remove the load from the dryer as soon as tumbling stops , to ( High Heat ) for bigger or heavier loads or ( Low Heat ) for reduce wrinkling . This is especially important for permanent smaller or lighter loads . press , knits , and synthetic fabrics . • Automatic Dry Cycle and temperature tips Select the temperature from the temperature selector based • Dry most loads using the Energy Preferred Automatic on the fabrics in your load . Setting ( * ) , if available on your dryer , • ACCUDRY TM System • Use a High Heat setting for drying heavyweight items such as towels and work clothes . Select the temperature from the temperature selector based on the fabrics in your load . • Use a Medium Heat setting for drying medium weight items , such as sheets , underwear , permanent press fabrics , and After drying a load in any of the Automatic cycles , check the some knits . dryness . • If the load is drier than you like , select a setting closer to Less Use a Low Heat setting for drying lightweight items such as lingerie , blouses , dresses , and some knits . Dry the next time you dry a similar load . Use a no - heat ( air ) setting for foam , rubber , plastic , or heat - • If a load is not as dry as you like , complete drying using a sensitive fabrics . Timed cycle . Select a setting closer to Very Dry the next time you dry a similar load . • Line dry bonded or laminated fabrics . NOTE : Drying time varies with an Automatic cycle . The type of NOTE : If you have questions about drying temperatures for fabric , size of the load , and the dryness selected affect drying various loads , refer to the care label directions . If you are unsure time . See " Drying , Cycle and Temperature Tips . " of the temperature to select for a load , select a lower setting rather than a higher setting . Timed Drying cycle ( s ) Use Timed Drying for heavyweight and bulky items , such as bedspreads and work clothes or large loads that require a long drying time . Set the temperature selector , if available , to High Heat . On some models , you may use the Timed Drying cycle for lightweight items such as lingerie or knits . Set the temperature selector , if available , based on the fabrics in your load . NOTE : Use your Timed Drying cycle to complete drying if items are still damp after the Automatic cycle . 8
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Your dryer may have one of the following features : Fluff Air cycle or Air Only setting Use the Fluff Air cycle , or Air Only setting , for items that require • WRINKLE SHIELD ( automatic ) drying without heat such as foam , rubber , plastic and heat The WRINKLE SHIELD feature automatically activates at the sensitive fabrics , Set the Cycle Control knob to Fluff Air or select end of the cycle if you do not open the dryer door within a few Air Only on the ] emperature selector and set the Cycle Control minutes , The WRINKLE SHIELD feature periodically tumbles knob to Timed Drying , This chart shows examples of items that the load without heat for up to 45 minutes . can be dried using the Fluff Air cycle / Air Only setting , WRINKLE SHIELD ( optional ) - [ urn the WRINKLE SHIELD feature selector to On to Type of Load Fluff Air cycle / periodically tumble the load without heat up to 45 minutes Air Only setting _ after the cycle ends . Foam rubber - pillows , padded bras , WRINKLE SHIELD TMPlus 30 / 90 Minute stuffed toys 20 - 30 The WRINKLE SHIELD Plus feature selector lets you choose 30 or 90 minutes of periodic unheated tumble after the cycle Plastic - Shower curtains , tablecloths 20 - 30 ends . Rubber - backed rugs 40 - 50 Olefin , polypropylene , sheer nylon 10 - 20 Heavy Dry Select this setting to evenly dry large or heavy items such as thick cotton bath towels or robes . Set the lemperature selector , if _ ( Minutes ) , Reset cycle to complete drying , if needed , available , to High Heat . When using Fluff Air or Air Only DRYEL _ fabric cam system • Check to see that coverings are securely stitched . When using DRYEL fabric care , select the DRYEL cycle setting • Shake and fluff pillows by hand periodically during cycle . and the DRYEL temperature setting . DRYEL fabric care , when used in accordance with the manufacturer's directions , has been • Dry item completely . Foam rubber pillows are slow to dry . tested and approved for use in full - size dryers built by Whirlpool Corporation . Damp Dry This manual covers several different models . Your dryer may not Select this setting to dry items to a damp level , or to dry items have all of the features described . that do not require an entire drying cycle . Damp dry items such as jeans ( to prevent stiffness ) or cotton clothing ( to make Towels pressing easier ) , Set the temperature selector , if available , to High Select this setting to thoroughly dry extra heavy items such as Heat , mattress pads and quilts or a load of towels , Set the temperature selector , if available , to High Heat . TUMBLE PRESS ® setting Select this setting to remove wrinkles from items such as clothing Casual packed in a suitcase or items wrinkled from being left in the dryer Select this cycle to dry medium to lightweight synthetic , too long . Set the temperature selector , if available , to Medium or permanent press or no - iron items such as , sheets , shirts or Low Heat depending on the fabrics in your load . dresses . Set temperature selector , if available , to Medium , End of Cycle Signal Delicates If your model has an End of Cycle Signal , the signal sounds Select this option to dry small loads or lightweight items . Set the when a cycle is complete , If the WRINKLE SHIELD TM feature is temperature selector , if available , to Low or Extra Low Heat . on , the signal sounds every few minutes . The signal stops when you open the door or turn the Cycle Control knob to Off . WRINKLE SHIELD TM feature When you are unable to remove a load from the dryer as soon as it stops , wrinkles can form . The WRINKLE SHIELD feature periodically tumbles , rearranges and fluffs the load without heat to avoid wrinkles . A signal will sound periodically when the WRINKLE SHIELD feature is on , if the End of Cycle Signal is selected . The signal and the tumbling will end when you open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Control knob to Off . On some models 30 • The End of Cycle Signal is fixed . Minute g0 OR • The End of Cycle Signal is selectable , The signal will sound only if the signal is set to On . Your model may vary from the model shown .
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DRYERCARE The drying rack is useful for machine drying items you would not necessarily want to tumble dry or that you would normally line dry ( for example , tennis shoes , pillows , stuffed toys ) . If your model does not have a drying rack , you may purchase one . For ordering information , please refer to the " Assistance or Every load cleaning Service " page of this manual , You may also contact the dealer The lint screen is located on the top of the dryer , Clear ] it before from whom you purchased your dryer , each load . A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time . To use the drying rack To clean 1 . Slide rear pegs into the dimples on the back wall of the dryer . 1 . Pull the lint screen towards you . Roll lint off the screen with Lower the front legs to rest on the dryer opening , your fingers . Do not rinse or wash screen to remove lint . Wet lint is hard to remove . 2 . Put the wet items on top of the rack . Leave space between the items so air can reach all the surfaces . Close the door . NOTE : Do not allow items to hang over the edge of the rack , 2 . Push the lint screen firmly back into place . 3 . Select a timed drying cycle and temperature , or an air cycle , IMPORTANT : Items containing foam , rubber , or plastic must be dried on a • Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose , damaged , clothesline or by using an air cycle . blocked , or missing . Doing so can cause overheating and 4 . Push the START button , damage to both the dryer and fabrics . NOTE : The rack must be removed for normal tumbling , Do not Some towels made of synthetic fibers and natural fibers use the automatic cycle with the drying rack . ( polyester and cotton blends ) may shed more lint than other This chart shows examples of items that can be rack - dried and towels , causing your dryer's lint screen to fill up faster . Be the suggested cycle , temperature setting , and drying time . Actual sure to remove lint from the lint screen before and after drying drying time will depend on the amount of moisture items hold , new towels , Rack Dry Cycle Temp Time * • If lint falls off the screen into the dryer during removal , check the exhaust hood and remove the lint . See " Checking Your Wool Sweaters Timed Low 60 Vent , " Block to shape and lay flat on As needed cleaning the rack Laundry detergent and fabric softener residue can build up on the lint screen . This buildup can cause longer drying times for your Stuffed toys or pillows Timed Low 60 clothes , or cause the dryer to stop before your load is completely Cotton or polyester fiber filled dry . The screen is probably clogged if lint falls off the screen . Clean the lint screen with a nylon brush every six months or more Stuffed toys or pillows Air None 90 frequently if it becomes clogged due to a residue buildup . Foam rubber filled ( no heat ) To wash Sneakers or canvas shoes Air None 90 I . Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water . ( no heat ) 2 . Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent , Scrub lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup . * ( Minutes ) . Reset cycle to complete drying , if needed . 3 . Rinse screen with hot water 4 , Thoroughly dry lint screen with a clean towel . Replace screen in dryer . 10
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Lint should be removed every two years , or more often , depending on dryer usage . Cleaning should be done by a qualified person , ¢ : . . . . . } Jr : The dryer light automatically turns on inside the dryer drum when you open the door . Explosion Hazard To change the drum light Use nonflammable cleaner . 1 . Unplug dryer or disconnect power , 2 . Open the dryer door . Locate the light bulb cover on the back Failure to do so can result in death , explosion , wall of the dryer . Remove the screw located in the lower right or fire . corner of the coven Remove the cover To clean dryer drum 1 . Make a paste with powdered laundry detergent and very warm water , 2 . Apply paste to a soft cloth , OR Apply a liquid , non - flammable household cleaner to the 3 . - [ urn bulb counterclockwise , Replace the bulb only with a 10 - stained area and rub with a soft cloth until all excess dye is watt appliance bulb . Replace the cover and secure with the removed . screw . 3 . Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth . 4 . Plug in dryer or reconnect power . 4 . - rumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry drum . NOTE : Garments which contain unstable dyes , such as denim blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items , may discolor the dryer interior . These stains are not harmful to your dryer and will not stain future loads of clothes . Dry unstable dye items inside out to prevent dye transfer . 11
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Unusual sounds TROUBLESHOOTING • Has the dryer had a period of non = use ? If the dryer hasn't beer ] used for a while , there may be a First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid thumping sound during the first few minutes of operation . the cost of a service call . . . • Is it a gas dryer ? The gas valve clicking is a normal operating sound . Clothes are not drying satisfactorily • Checkthe following : Lint on load Is the lint screen clogged with lint ? • Is the lint screen clogged ? Is the exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint , Clean lint screen . Check for air movement . restricting air movement ? Run the dryer for 5 - 10 minutes . Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air Is the load properly sorted ? movement . If you do not feel air movement , clean exhaust Sort lint givers ( towels , chenille ) from lint takers ( corduroy , system of lint or replace exhaust vent with heavy metal or synthetics ) . Also sort by color . flexible metal vent . See " Installation Instructions , " Is the load too big or too heavy ? Is the exhaust vent crushed or kinked ? Replace with heavy Dry smaller loads so lint can be carried to the lint screen . metal or flexible metal vent . See " Installation Instructions . " Was the load overdried ? Has a fuse blown , or a circuit breaker tripped ? Electric dryers Use correct dryer settings for load type . Overdrying can use 2 household fuses or breakers . The drum may be turning , cause lint - attracting static electricity . See " Drying , Cycle , and but you may not have heat , ] emperature Tips . " Has an air dry cycle been selected ? Select the right cycle for • Was paper or tissue left in pockets ? the types of garments being dried . See " Drying , Cycle and Clean out pockets before drying . - lemperature Tips . " • Is pilling being mistaken for lint ? For gas dryers , is the valve open on the supply line ? Pilling ( surface fuzz ) is caused by normal wear and laundering . Are fabric softener sheets blocking the grille ? Use only one fabric softener sheet , and use it only once , Stains on load or color change Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below 45 ° F ( 7 ° C ) ? • Was dryer fabric softener properly used ? Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle . 45 ° F ( 7 ° C ) . Fabric softener sheets added to a partially - dried load can stain your garments . • Was a cold rinse water used ? Was the load very wet ? Expect longer drying times with items rinsed in cold water • Were items soiled when placed in the dryer ? and with items that hold moisture ( cottons ) . Items should be clean before being dried . • Is the load too large and heavy to dry quickly ? • Were items properly sorted ? Separate the load to tumble freely . Sort light colors from dark colors . Sort colorfast items from noncolorfast items . Dryer will not run Items shrinking • Checkthe following : Is the power cord plugged in ? • Wasthe dryer overloaded ? Dry smaller loads that will tumble freely . Has a fuse blown , or has a circuit breaker tripped ? • Bid theload overdry ? Was a regular fuse used ? Use a time - delay fuse . Check the manufacturer's care label . Match dryer setting to Is the dryer door firmly closed ? load type . See " Drying , Cycle , and - [ emperature Tips . " Was the START button firmly pressed ? Is a cycle selected ? 12
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Loads are wrinkled • Was the load removed from dryer at the end of the cycle ? • Wasthe dryer overloaded ? Dry smaller loads that will tumble freely . • Did theload overdry ? Check the manufacturer's care label . Match dryer setting to load type . See " Drying , Cycle , and ] emperature Tips . " Odors Have you recently been painting , staining or varnishing in the area where your dryer is located ? If so , ventilate tile area , When tile odors or fumes are gone from the area , re - wash and dry the clothing . If the dryer is electric , is it being used for the first time ? The new electric heating element may have an odor . The odor will be gone after the first cycle . If the dryer is gas , there may be a gas leak . ] urn off the gas supply line , leave your house , and then call your local gas company . Garment damage • Checkthe following : Were zippers , snaps , and hooks left open ? Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling ? Were care label instructions followed ? Were items damaged before drying ? 13
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ASSISTANCEOR SERVICE Before calling for assistance or service , please check " Troubleshooting , " It may save you the cost of a service call , If you still need help , follow the instructions below . When calling , please know the purchase date and the complete model and serial number of your appliance , This information will help us to better respond to your request . If you need replacement parts If you need to order replacement parts , we recommend that you only use FSP factory specified parts , These parts will fit right and work right because they are made with the same precision used to build every new WHIRLPOOL appliance , ] b locate FSP replacement parts in your area . call our Customer Interaction Center at or your nearest designated service center . For assistance and service Call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center toll free : 1 - 800 - 253 - 1301 . Our consultants provide assistance with : • Features and specifications on our full line of appliances • Installation information • Use and maintenance procedures • Accessory and repair parts sales • Specialized customer assistance ( Spanish speaking , hearing impaired , limited vision , etc , ) • Referrals to local dealers , repair parts distributors , and service companies Whirlpool designated service technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty and provide after - warranty service , anywhere in the United States , ] b locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area , you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages . For further assistance If you need further assistance , you can write to Whirlpool Corporation with any questions or concerns at : Whirlpool Corporation Customer Interaction Center 553 Benson Road Benton Harbor , M149022 - 2692 Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence . Accessories U . S . A ] b order accessories , call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction Center toll free at 1 - 800 - 442 - 9991 and follow the menu prompts . Or visit our website at www . whirlpool . com and click on " Buy Accessories Online . " 14
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WHIRLPOOL ® DRYERWARRANTY ONE - YEAR FULL WARRANTY For one year from the date of purchase , when this dryer is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product , Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP ' replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship . Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company . Whirlpool Corporation will not pay for : 1 . Service calls to correct the installation of your dryer , including venting . Heavy 4 in metal exhaust vent must be used . Refer to the venting section of this manual and your Installation Instructions . 2 . Service calls to instruct you how to use your dryer , to replace house fuses or correct house wiring or reset circuit breakers , or to replace owner accessible light bulbs , 3 . Repairs when your dryer is used in other than normal , single - family household use . 4 . Damage resulting from accident , alteration , misuse , abuse , fire , floods , acts of God , improper installation ( including , but not limited to , venting with plastic or flexible foil ) , installation not in accordance with local electrical and plumbing codes , or use of products not approved by Whirlpool Corporation . 5 . Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside the United States . 6 . Pickup and delivery , This product is designed to be repaired in the home . 7 . Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance . WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR Outside the 50 United States , this warranty does not apply . INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES . Contact your authorized Whirlpool dealer to determine if another warranty applies . Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages , so this exclusion or limitation may not If you need service , first see " Troubleshooting , " Additional help apply to you . This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you can be found by checking " Assistance or Service , " or by calling our Customer Interaction Center at 1 - 800 - 253 - 1301 , from may also have other rights which vary from state to state . anywhere in the U . S . A . , or write : Whirlpool Corporation , Customer Interaction Center , 553 Benson Road , Benton Harbor , M149022 - 2692 . 2 / 01 Dealer name Keep this book and your sales slip together for future reference . You must provide proof of purchase or Address installation date for in - warranty service . Phone number Write down the following information about your dryer to better Model number help you obtain assistance or service if you ever need it . You will need to know your complete model number and serial number Serial number You can find this information on the model and serial number label / plate , located on your appliance as shown in " Parts and Purchase date Features . " 8528324 ¢ Registered TrademarWTM Trademark of Whirlpool , USA 3 / 01 _ 2001 Whirlpool Corporation e'oDRYEL is a legistered trademark of The Procter & Gamble Company Printed in the USA All _ ights reserved
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