Whirlpool 8314841B Use And Care Manual
Whirlpool 8314841B Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool 8314841B Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool electric and gas dryers use & care guide


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  • Page 1 ELECTRIC AND GAS DRYERS Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or visit our website at...www.whirlpool.com Table of Contents...2 8314841B...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY... 3 PARTS AND FEATURES ... 5 CHECKING YOUR VENT... 6 USING YOUR DRYER... 7 Starting Your Dryer...7 Stopping and Restarting ...7 Loading Clothes ...8 Drying, Cycle, and Temperature Tips ...8 CYCLE DESCRIPTIONS... 8 Automatic Drying Cycle ...8 Timed Drying Cycle...9 Temperature Settings...9 Additional Features ...10...
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the dryer. Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in your dryer.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    Control panel Model and serial number label Dryer drum Lint screen Exhaust grill Wide-opening door PARTS AND FEATURES Additional features ACCUDRY™ sensor drying WRINKLE SHIELD™ feature WRINKLE SHIELD™ Plus selector SENSEON™ electronic sensor End of Cycle Signal selector Drum light Optional purchase Drying rack...
  • Page 6: Checking Your Vent

    CHECKING YOUR VENT Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times. Use the minimum recommended installation clearances (found in your Installation Instructions) to avoid blocking the flow of combustion and ventilation air. Refer to your Installation Instructions for more information.
  • Page 7: Using Your Dryer

    USING YOUR DRYER 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.
  • Page 8: Loading Clothes

    Loading Clothes Load clothes loosely into the dryer. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. The following chart shows examples of balanced loads that would allow for proper tumbling. Heavy work 3 pair of pants, 4 pair of jeans, 2 pair of clothes overalls, 3 shirts Delicates...
  • Page 9: Timed Drying Cycle

    When using DRYEL fabric care, select the DRYEL cycle setting and the DRYEL temperature setting. DRYEL fabric care, when used in accordance with the manufacturer’s directions, has been tested and approved for use in full-size dryers built by Whirlpool Corporation. Damp Dry Use this setting to dry items to damp level or to dry items that do not require an entire drying cycle.
  • Page 10: Additional Features

    Additional Features You can select the following options to help ensure the best fabric care for your load. WRINKLE SHIELD™ Plus setting When you are unable to remove a load of clothes from the dryer as soon as it stops, wrinkles can form. The WRINKLE SHIELD Plus setting periodically tumbles, rearranges and fluffs the load without heat for up to 120 minutes.
  • Page 11: Caring For Your Dryer

    CARING FOR YOUR DRYER Cleaning the Lint Screen Every load cleaning The lint screen is located on the top of the dryer. Clean it before each load. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time. To clean 1. Pull the lint screen towards you. Roll lint off the screen with your fingers.
  • Page 12: Changing The Drum Light

    Changing the Drum Light If your dryer has a drum light, the dryer light automatically turns on inside the dryer drum when you open the door. To change the drum light 1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power. 2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the back wall of the dryer.
  • Page 13 Lint on load Is the lint screen clogged? Clean lint screen. Check for air movement. Is the load properly sorted? Sort lint givers (towels, chenille) from lint takers (corduroy, synthetics). Also sort by color. Is the load too big or too heavy? Dry smaller loads so lint can be carried to the lint screen.
  • Page 14: Assistance Or Service

    United States. To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in your area, you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages. For further assistance...
  • Page 15: Warranty

    For one year from the date of purchase, when this dryer is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company. Whirlpool Corporation will not pay for: 1.

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