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Troubleshooting - Kenmore 68102 Use & Care Manual

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, storage,
and moving
care
Install
and store your dryer where
it will not freeze.
If storing
or moving
your dryer during
freezing
weather,
winterize
it.
Nan=Use ar Starage Care
Operate
your dryer only when you are at home.
If you will
be on vacation
or not using your dryer
for an extended
period
of time, you should:
1. Unplug
dryer or disconnect
power.
2. Clean
lint screen. See "Cleaning
the Lint Screen."
Moving Care
For power
supply cord-connected
dryers:
1. Unplug
the power
supply cord.
2. Make
sure leveling
legs are secure in dryer
base.
3. Use tape
to secure dryer door.
Electrical
Shock
Hazard
Disconnect
power
before
servicing.
Replace
all parts and panels
before
operating.
FaUure to do so can result
in death
or electrical
shock,
For direct-wired
dryers:
1. Turn off: power
at fuse or breaker
box.
2. Disconnect
wiring.
3. Make
sure leveling
legs are secure in dryer
base.
4° Use tape
to secure dryer door.
Reinstalling
the Dryer
Follow
the Installation
instructions to locate, level,
and connect
the dryer.
TROUBLESHOOTING
First try the solutions
suggested
here or visit our website
to possibly
avoid
the cost of a service
call...
In U.S.A. http://www.managemylife.com
- In Canada
www.sears.ca
if you experience
PosslbJe
Causes
Solution
Clothes are not drying
Lint screen clogged
with
lint.
Lint screen should
be cleaned
before
each load.
satisfactorily,
or drying
The Air Only
cycle has been
Select the right
cycle for the types of items being dried.
times are too long
selected.
See "Air Only"
in Cycle Guide-Timed
Dry.
Separate
the load to tumble
freely.
Load too large
and heavy to dry
quickly.
Exhaust vent or outside
exhaust
hood clogged
with lint, restricting
air movement.
Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes.
Hold your hand
under the
outside
exhaust
hood
to check
air movement.
If you do not feel
air movement,
clean exhaust
system of lint or replace
exhaust
vent with heavy
metal or flexible
metal
vent. See Installation
Instructions.
Fabric
softener
sheets blocking
Use only one fabric
softener
sheet, and use it only once.
the grille.
Exhaust vent not the correct
length.
Check that the exhaust
vent is not too Jong or has too many
turns. Long venting
will increase
drying
times. See Installation
Instructions.
Exhaust vent diameter
not the
Use 4" (102 mm) diameter
vent material.
correct
size.
Dryer located
in a room with
Proper operation
of dryer
cycles requires
temperatures
above
temperature
below
45°F (7°C).
45°F (7°C).
Dryer located
in a closet without
Closet doors must have ventilation
openings
at the top and
adequate
openings,
bottom
of the door. The front of the dryer requires
a minimum
of 1" (25 mm) of airspace,
and, for most installations,
the rear
of the dryer requires
5" (127 mm). See Installation
Instructions.
Dryer wJJJnot run
Door not closed
completely.
Make
sure the dryer door
is closed
completely.
START/PAUSE
button
not pressed
Press and hold the START/PAUSE
button
until you hear the dryer
firmly
or held long enough,
drum moving.
Household
fuse is blown
or circuit
Electric
dryers
use 2 household
fuses or circuit
breakers.
The
breaker
has tripped,
drum may be turning,
but you may not have heat. Replace
both
fuses or reset the circuit
breaker.
If the problem
continues,
call
an electrician.
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