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Using Your Dryer; Starting Your Dryer; Stopping, Pausing And Restarting - Whirlpool 8314840B Use And Care Manual

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Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not dry anything that has ever had anything
flammable on it (even after washing).
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, explosion, or fire.
Fire Hazard
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be
dried on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.

Starting Your Dryer

Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to
remove dust from storing and shipping. The following steps
provide an overview for operating your dryer. Specific directions
for each step are contained in the following sections.
1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not
pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely.
2. Select one of the Automatic or Timed Cycles. Use the Heavy
Duty or Normal cycles to dry most heavyweight and medium
weight loads. (See "Cycle Descriptions.")
3. For Automatic Cycles, select one of the five levels of dryness
by pressing the up or down arrows. (See "Cycle
4. For Timed Cycles only, select one of six temperature settings.
(See "Cycle Descriptions.")
5. Select the WRINKLE SHIELD™ setting, if desired. (See
"Additional Features.")
6. Select the End of Cycle Signal, if desired. The signal is helpful
when drying permanent press or synthetics. Promptly remove
these items from the dryer at the end of the cycle to prevent
wrinkles. (See "Additional Features.")
7. Push the START pad.

Stopping, Pausing and Restarting

You can stop your dryer anytime during a cycle.
To stop your dryer
Press PAUSE/CANCEL twice.
To restart your dryer
1. Close the door.
2. Select a new cycle and temperature (if an option with your
3. Push START.
To pause your dryer
Open the door or press PAUSE/CANCEL once. Press START to
resume the cycle. Dryer will stop if more than five minutes have
elapsed since the dryer was stopped.



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