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If you experience
Cycle time too short
Automatic cycle ending early.
Lint on load
Lint screen clogged.
Stains on load or drum
Dryer fabric softener not properly used.
Loads are wrinkled
The load was not removed from dryer at
the end of the cycle.
Dryer tightly packed.
You have recently been painting, staining,
or varnishing in the area where your dryer
is located.
The electric dryer is being used for the first
Load is too hot
Laundry items were removed from the
dryer before the end of the cycle.
A high temperature cycle was used or the
Dry Temp was set on high.
Possible Causes
The load may not be contacting the sensor strips. Level the
Use Timed Dry for very small loads. Change the dry level
setting on Auto Dry cycles.
Increasing or decreasing the dry level setting will change the
amount of drying time in a cycle.
Lint screen should be cleaned before each load.
Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle.
Fabric softener sheets added to a partially dried load can
stain your garments.
Drum stains are caused by dyes in clothing (usually blue jeans).
These will not transfer to other clothing.
The Wrinkle Guard
function tumbles the load without heat
for 40 minutes at the end of the cycle to avoid wrinkling.
Dry smaller loads that can tumble freely reduce wrinkles from
If so, ventilate the area. When the odors or fumes are gone
from the area, rewash and dry the clothing.
The new electric heating element may have an odor. The odor
will be gone after the first cycle.
Allow Cool Down to finish before removing laundry from dryer.
All cycles are cooled slowly to reduced wrinkling and make it
easier to handle. Items removed before Cool Down may feel
very warm.
Select a lower temperature, and use an automatic drying cycle.
These cycles sense the temperature or the moisture level in the
load and shut off when the load reaches the selected dryness.
This reduces overdrying.

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