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Care And Cleaning - GE GFD14 Owner's Manual & Installation Instructions

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Care and cleaning

Interior and Duct
The interior of the appliance and exhaust duct should be cleaned once a year by qualified service personnel.
The Exhaust Duct: Inspect and clean the exhaust ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging. A partially clogged
exhaust can lengthen the drying time.
The Exhaust Hood: Check with a mirror that the inside flaps of the hood move freely when operating. Make sure that there
is no wildlife (birds, insects, etc.) nesting inside the duct or hood.
Wipe or dust any spills or washing compounds with a damp cloth. Dryer control panel and finishes may be damaged
by some laundry pretreatment soil and stain remover products. Apply these products away from the dryer. The fabric
may then be washed and dried normally. Damage to your dryer caused by these products is not covered by your
Lint Filter
Clean the lint filter before each use.
Pull out the lint filter. Moisten your fingers and remove the captured lint. Once clean, slide
the filter back into position. Have a qualified technician vacuum the lint from the dryer once
a year.
Stainless Steel
To clean stainless steel surfaces use a damp cloth with a mild, non-abrasive cleaner suitable for stainless steel
surfaces. Remove the cleaner residue and then dry with a clean cloth.
The stainless steel used to make the dryer drum provides the highest reliability available in a GE Appliances dryer.
If the dryer drum should be scratched or dented during normal use, the drum will not rust or corrode. These surface
blemishes will not affect the function or durability of the drum.
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