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Operating Instructions - Kenmore C8909 Use & Care Manual

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Drying Procedures, continued
Select the appropriate cycle and settings for each
Over-drying can cause wrinkles, shrinkage, lint,
harshness and a build up of static electricity.
Turn the cycle selector knob in either direction to select
the cycle desired. The indicator for that cycle will be
The estimated drying time for
actual drying time for Timed Dry cycles will be dis-
A suitable drying temperature, dryness level and op-
tions will automatically be indicated for the cycle select-
ed. See the "Dryer Settings Chart" for more details.
To change the drying temperature and dryness level,
press the TEMP or DRYNESS buttons to scroll to the
desired settings.
To select or delete an option, press
while the indicator is blinking, press Select. The indica-
tor will light when the option has been selected. It will
no longer be lighted when the option has been deleted.
To provide the best care for your laundry, not every
setting or option is available with every cycle. If a setting or
option is not available for the cycle selected, the indicator will
not light.
Adjustments made to a cycle will be remembered and
recalled each time that cycle is selected in the future.
This manual covers many models and not all cycles, options, or features listed are available on
every model. Console shown above for reference only. Your model may differ.
Cycle Selection
Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle desired.
For best results
Follow the fabric care label
instructions on items to be
Auto Dry cycles or the
OPTIONS; then,


To return to factory settings, press the
and Select buttons at the same time and hold until the
signal sounds.
Press and hold both for ten seconds
to return to factory settings.
Start the cycle.
To add or remove items when the dryer is running,
open the door. The dryer will stop when the door is
opened. Allow the drum to come to a complete stop
before reaching inside.
Close the door and press
When the cycle ends, remove items immediately
and hang or fold.
To change the cycle once it has begun, press the Pause/
Cancel button twice before selecting a new cycle. Just
turning the cycle selector knob to another selection will not
change the cycle. If the selection is changed after the cycle
starts, the indicator lights will blink, and the signal will beep.
The signal will beep and the status lights will fl ash, but the
original cycle will continue.
Start to resume the cycle.


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