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Before Calling For Service - Kenmore LAUNDRY CENTER 95701 Use And Care Manual

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Before Calling for Service, Check the Following Points
If Laundry Center
does not start:
• Is plug disconnected
from power
supply or is plug loose in outlet, not
making good connection?
• Is house
fuse blown
or circuit
breaker off?.
• Is washer Timer knob pulled out?
• Is lid closed if in spin cycle?
• Is dryer door closed?
• Is Timer set?
• Have you turned the Turn to Start
control clockwise to ON and held it
for 1-2 seconds?
• The internal
motor protector
will
stop motor if it is overheated,
but
will automatically
reset after motor
cools. Turn the Turn to Start control
clockwise
to ON and hold for 1-2
seconds; to restart dryer.
if water does not enter:
• Are faucets turned on?
• Are filter screens
clogged?
They
are located at water valve ends of
hoses.
• Are hot and cold hoses reversed?
Hot water hose is identified.
• Is the Wash Temperature
selector
pointing
directly
to Hot, Cold or
Warm? The washer will not fill with
water
if the selector
:is pointing
between 2 settings.
If water does not drain:
• Are there kinks in drain hose?
• Is drain system clogged or restricted?
• Is drain
hose
lower
that 33" in
standpipe? This can cause siphoning
and washer will continue to fill. See
Installation
Instructions
for further
information.
• Isthe lid clo_ed? The washerwill n ot
spin out wash water unless the lid is
closed.
If water is leaking at hose
connection:
• Disconnect hose from valve. Remove
rubber washer at end of hose and
replace with new washer. Reconnect
hose to valve. DO NOT overtighten.
[_WARNING]
Disconnect
electrical
supply cord before servicing laundry
center. Failure to disconnect can cause
electrical
shock or serious
personal
injury.
if articles
are spotted
or not clean:
• ISthere iron in the water? Iron remover
or water softener may be needed.
• IS fabric softener dispenser cracked?
Fabric softener applied directly to
articles
will cause
stains
which
resemble oil or grease stains.
• Is washer overloaded? Check loading
section of this book.
If arl:icles are still wet
at end, of spin_cycle:
• IS load unbalantZ.ed?
Unit is designed
to coraplete cycle with unbalanced
load which could leave articles damp.
Redistribute articles and repeat spin
cycle.
• Is du_n system clogged or restricted?
If articles are not
drying satisfactorily:
• Is lint filter clean?
• Are exhaust duct and vent hood free
of obstruction or lint blockage?
• Is dryer set at Air Fluff for 20 minutes
which provides no heat?
• Are if ere too many a_cles
in dryer?
Check loading section of this booklet.
• Have installation
instruqztions been
followed?
[_W, AF_IING] Do not use plastic
flexible duct to exhaust dryer. Replace
plastic duct with rigid or flexible metal
duct. Excessive lint can build up inside
duct work, creating a fire hazard and
restricting air flow. Restricted air flow
will inc:ease drying time.
If you still have a problem after checking these items, you
can obtain service simply by contacting your nearest Sears
Service Center throughout the United States. When calling
your Sears Service Center, be ready to giw=_ the model
number, serial number, and date of purchase of your
appliance.
Optional Accessories
for your Kenmore Laundry Center
available from your nearest Sears Service Center.
• Fabric Softener
Dispenser
P/N 145836-000
• Drying Rack P/N 1:31155200
• Syphon
Break P/N 0766660-000
• For additional
accessories
check Laundry
Center
Parts List or your local Se,ars Service Center.
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