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Whirlpool 3RLER5437 Use & Care Manual

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ELECTRIC AND GAS
DRYERS
Use & Care Guide
Table of Contents...........................................................................2
Models
3RLER5437, 3RLGR5437,
3RLEC8646, 3RLEQ8000
8318343

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  • Page 1 ® ELECTRIC AND GAS DRYERS Use & Care Guide Table of Contents................2 Models 3RLER5437, 3RLGR5437, 3RLEC8646, 3RLEQ8000 8318343...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF 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 ..................9 DRYER CARE ................
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY 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 is the safety alert symbol. 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”...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT 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. Before the dryer is removed from service or dis- carded, remove the door to the drying compart- Make sure the room containing the dryer has an ment.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    PARTS AND FEATURES Control panel Additional features your dryer may have Model and serial number label Super wide-swing door End of Cycle Signal selector Dryer drum Wrinkle Guard selector Lint screen Automatic Dry sensor Wide-opening door Optional purchase Drying rack Control Panel...
  • Page 6: Checking Your Vent

    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. YOUR VENT Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times.
  • Page 7: Dryer Use

    Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to remove dust from storing and shipping. DRYER USE 1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. Maximum clothing load (cotton fabrics) is 9.1 kg (20 lb).
  • Page 8: Loading Clothes

    Loading Clothes Cycle Descriptions Load clothes loosely into the dryer. Do not pack the dryer. Allow This manual covers several different models. Your dryer may vary space for clothes to tumble freely. The following chart shows from the model shown, and may not have all of the cycles and examples of balanced loads that would allow for proper tumbling.
  • Page 9: Additional Features

    When using DRYEL fabric care, select the DRYEL cycle setting and the DRYEL temperature setting. DRYEL fabric care, when *(Minutes). Reset cycle to complete drying if needed. used in accordance with the manufacturer’s directions, has been tested and approved for use in full-size dryers built by Whirlpool Corporation.
  • Page 10: Dryer Care

    To keep your dryer operating safely at best efficiency, regular servicing by a designated Whirlpool service technician is recommended. For normal use, this should be at 12 monthly intervals. For heavy-duty usage, this interval should be reduced accordingly.
  • Page 11: Troubleshooting

    Lint on load TROUBLESHOOTING Is the lint screen clogged? Clean lint screen. Check for air movement. First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid Is the load properly sorted? the cost of a service call... Sort lint givers (towels, chenille) from lint takers (corduroy, synthetics).
  • Page 12: Assistance Or Service

    ® appliance. To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, contact the dealer from whom you purchased the dryer, or a designated Whirlpool service company. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write or call with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool UK Ltd.

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