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Dryer Care; Cleaning The Dryer Location; Cleaning The Lint Screen; Cleaning The Dryer Interior - Whirlpool Cabrio W10150626A Use & Care Manual

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4. Close the door.
5. Press the POWER button.
6. Select a timed drying cycle and temperature (see following
chart). Items containing foam, rubber or plastic must be dried
on a clothesline or by using the Air Only temperature setting.
7. You must select a time by pressing TIME ADJUST Up or
Down. Reset time as needed to complete drying. Refer to the
following table.
8. Press (and hold) START button (about 1 second).
This chart shows examples of items that can be rack dried and
the suggested cycle, temperature setting and drying time. Actual
drying time will depend on the amount of moisture items hold.

Cleaning the Dryer Location

Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would obstruct the
flow of combustion and ventilation air.
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.

Cleaning the Lint Screen

Clean the lint screen before each load. A screen blocked by lint
can increase drying time.
Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose, damaged,
blocked or missing. Doing so can cause overheating and
damage to both the dryer and fabrics.
If lint falls off the screen into the dryer during removal, check
the exhaust hood and remove the lint.
Every load cleaning
1. The lint screen is located on the top of the dryer. Pull the lint
screen toward you. Roll lint off the screen with your fingers.
Do not rinse or wash screen to remove lint. Wet lint is hard to
Rack Dry
Wool Sweaters
Block to shape and lay flat on
the drying rack.
Stuffed toys or pillows
Cotton or polyester fiber filled
Stuffed toys or pillows
Foam rubber filled
Sneakers or canvas shoes
*(Minutes) Reset time to complete drying, if needed.


2. Push the lint screen firmly back into place.
As needed cleaning
1. Roll lint off screen with your fingers.
2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water.
3. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. Scrub
lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup.
4. Rinse screen with hot water.
5. Thoroughly dry lint screen with a clean towel. Insert lint
screen back into dryer.
1. Apply a liquid, nonflammable household cleaner to the
stained area of the drum and rub with a soft cloth until stain is
2. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
3. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry the drum.
NOTE: Garments that contain unstable dyes, such as denim blue
jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the dryer
interior. These stains are not harmful to your dryer and will not
stain future loads of clothes. Dry unstable dye items inside out to
avoid transfer of dye.
From Inside the Dryer Cabinet
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person.
From the Exhaust Vent
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage.

Cleaning the Dryer Interior

Removing Accumulated Lint

Air Only
(no heat)
Air Only
(no heat)

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