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How To Use; Control Panel Features - Kenmore 796.6143 Series Use & Care Manual

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WARNING:
manual, including the Important Safety Instructions, before operating this dryer.

CONTROL PANEL FEATURES

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POWER (ON/OFF) BUTTON
Press to turn the dryer ON. Press again to turn the dryer
OFF. Pressing the POWER button during a cycle will
cancel that cycle and any settings will be lost.
B
CYCLE BUTTONS
Press the CYCLE buttons to select the desired cycle. The
standard presets for the selected cycle will be shown in
the display. On MANUAL DRY cycles, these settings can
be adjusted using the cycle setting buttons any time
before starting the cycle.
C
START/PAUSE BUTTON
Press this button to START the selected cycle. If the
dryer is running, use this button to PAUSE the cycle
without losing the current settings.
NOTE: If the dryer has been stopped for more than
60 minutes, the dryer will turn off automatically and
all settings will be lost.
D
OPTION BUTTONS
These buttons allow you to select cycle options. Some
of the option buttons have secondary functions. The
controls can be locked or unlocked by pressing and
holding the CHIME button for three seconds.
E
CYCLE MODIFIER BUTTONS
Use these buttons to adjust the settings for the
selected cycle. The settings light up above the buttons
to show the current selection. The default temperature
setting cannot be changed in AUTO DRY cycles.
AUTO DRY cycles are modifi ed using the Dry Level
button.
NOTE: To protect your fabrics, not all settings are
allowed in all cycles.

HOW TO USE

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TIME AND STATUS DISPLAY
The display shows the estimated time remaining for
auto cycles and actual time for timed cycles. The
status of the cycle is also displayed. The CHECK
VENT indicator will illuminate if there is a serious
restriction in the exhaust system.
G
MORE TIME/LESS TIME BUTTONS
Use these buttons with the TIMED DRY and other
MANUAL DRY cycles to adjust the drying time. Press
the MORE TIME button to increase the selected
manual cycle time by one minute; press LESS TIME to
decrease the cycle time by one minute.
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VENT INDICATOR
(DUCT BLOCKAGE SENSING SYSTEM)
The VENT duct blockage sensing system detects and
alerts you to blockages in the ductwork that reduce
exhaust fl ow from the dryer. This light does not
indicate any problems with your dryer. If this light
blinks, it indicates that your home's exhaust system
has a serious restriction, which is not covered by your
dryer's warranty. There are services available for
cleaning/maintaining the external venting.
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STEAM REFRESH CYCLE
The STEAM REFRESH cycle uses the power of steam
to quickly reduce wrinkles and odor in fabrics. It also
refreshes wrinkled clothes that have been stored for
an extended period of time, and it can make heavily
wrinkled clothes easier to iron. STEAM REFRESH can
also be used to help reduce odors in fabrics.
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