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Dryer Care - Kenmore 110.6163*610 Use & Care Manual

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Cleaning the dryer location
Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would block
piles of laundry in front of the dryer.
Cleaning the dryer interior
To clean dryer drum:
stained area of the drum and rub with a soft cloth until
stain is removed.
2. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
3. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry the drum
NOTE: Items that contain loose dyes, such as denim blue
jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the dryer
interior. These stains are not harmful to your dryer and will
not stain future loads of clothes. Dry these items inside out
to avoid drum staining.
Removing accumulated lint
From Inside the Dryer Cabinet
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often,
depending on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done
From the Exhaust Vent
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often,
depending on dryer usage.
Cleaning the lint screen
Every load cleaning
The lint screen is located in the door opening of the dryer.
The control panel has an indicator light ("Check Lint
Screen") that comes on before and after each load
to remind you to clean the lint screen. A screen blocked
by lint can increase drying time.
To clean:
1. Pull the lint screen straight up and out. Press tab down on
lint is hard to remove.
Push down
on tab with
Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose, damaged,
blocked, or missing. Doing so can cause overheating and
damage to both the dryer and fabrics.
check the exhaust hood and remove the lint. See "Venting
Requirements" in the Installation Instructions.
Clean space where lint screen
is located, as needed. Using a
vacuum, gently remove any lint
that has accumulated outside
of the lint screen.
As needed cleaning
Laundry detergent and fabric softener residue can build up
on the lint screen. This buildup can cause longer drying times
for your clothes or cause the dryer to stop before your load
is completely dry. The screen is probably clogged if lint falls
Clean the lint screen with a nylon brush every 6 months,
or more frequently, if it becomes clogged due to a residue
2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water.
3. Wet a nylon brush with hot
water and liquid detergent. Scrub
lint screen with the brush to remove
residue buildup.
4. Rinse screen with hot water.
5. Thoroughly dry lint screen
with a clean towel.
Reinstall screen in dryer.

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