away from dryer.
for a garage installation.
Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below
Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above
Is the dryer located in a closet?
Closet doors must have ventilation openings at the top and
bottom of the door. The rear of the dryer requires 127 mm (5")
of airspace for most installations, and 25 mm (1") is
recommended for the sides and front of the dryer. See the
Has an air dry cycle been selected?
Select the right cycle for the types of garments being dried.
Is the load too large and heavy to dry quickly?
Separate the load to tumble freely.
Lint on load
Is the lint screen clogged?
Lint screen should be cleaned before each load.
Stains on load or drum
Was dryer fabric softener properly used?
Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle.
Fabric softener sheets added to a partially dried load can stain
Drum stains are caused by dyes in clothing (usually blue
jeans). This will not transfer to other clothing.
Loads are wrinkled
Was the load removed from dryer at the end of the cycle?
Was the dryer overloaded?
Dry smaller loads that can tumble freely.
Have you recently been painting, staining, or varnishing
in the area where your dryer is located?
If so, ventilate the area. When the odors or fumes are gone
from the area, rewash and dry the clothing.
Is the electric dryer being used for the rst time?
The new electric heating element may have an odor. The odor
will be gone after the
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
Before calling for assistance or service, please check the
"Troubleshooting" section. It may save you the cost of a service
call. If you still need help, contact the dealer from whom you
purchased the dryer, or a Whirlpool designated service company.
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.