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Front load dryer
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Solutions to Common Inquiries
PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES
Drying
• Lint filter is clogged with lint.
cycle takes
too long,
outside of
• Exhaust duct requirements
the dryer
have not been met.
feels too
hot or
smells hot.
• Electric dryer is connected to
a 208 volt circuit.
• Drying procedures have not
been followed.
• Outside exhaust hood or
exhaust duct may be clogged
or restricted.
• High humidity.
Excess
• Exhaust damper stuck open
moisture
or not present.
in drum
between
cycles.
Excessive
• Dryer is overloaded.
wrinkling.
• Items left in dryer too long.
• Insufficient sorting of items.
• Drying temperature too high.
• Drying load is very small.
Scratching
• Foreign objects such as
or chipping
coins, pins, clips or buttons
of the drum
are inside the dryer.*
finish.
• Permanently attached items
such as belt buckles, zippers
and fasteners may be hitting
the inside of the drum.*
* Drum damage caused by foreign objects or permanently attached
items is not covered by the warranty
SOLUTIONS
• Make sure all lint has been removed
from the dryer lint filter before start-
ing each cycle.
• Exhaust duct must be at least 4
inches in diameter and made of rigid
or semi-rigid metal.
• When in place, the duct must not
exceed length listed in the Installation
Instructions .
• Drying time will be 20% longer than
drying on a 240 volt circuit.
• See Operating Instructions .
• Clean out any obstruction.
• Use a dehumidifier near the dryer.
• Fix or clean the damper, or install
new one.
• DO NOT overload. See Operating
Instructions .
• Remove items as soon as cycle
ends.
• See Operating Instructions .
• Follow fabric care label instructions.
• Add two or three larger items.
• Always remove foreign objects from
pockets before laundering. Remove
objects from drum and restart dryer.
• It may be necessary to sew a
scrap of material securely around
ornaments before drying to prevent
scratching and damage to the dryer.
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