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Whirlpool COMPACT DRYERS Use And Care Manual

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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    UseAndCare TIMED DRYERS A Note To You Understanding Safety Knowing Your Dryer’s Features Operating Your Dryer 6 Caring For Your Dryer Laundry Tips If You Need Assistance Or Service Warranty...
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    A Note To You Thank bugring a Whirlpool* You have purchased a quality, world-class gone into its manufacturing, To ensure many years of trouble-free this Use and Care Guide, It is full of valuable appliance properly and safely. Please read it carefully.
  • Page 3: Understanding Safety

    Understanding For your safety the information be followed or to prevent property loss of life. -Do not store or use gasoline in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. -WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: Do not try to light any appliance. Do not touch any electrical building.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using your dryer, follow basic precautions, Read all instructions before using your dryer. Do not machine wash or machine dry items cleaned, washed, soaked in, or spotted with wax, parnt, gasoline, oil, dry cleaning solvents, and other flammable fluids.
  • Page 5: Knowing Your

    Knowing Your Dryer’s Features The parts and features of your dryer are illustrated features before using your dryer. NOTE: The drawings in this book may vary from your dryer model. They are designed different features of all models covered Cycle control knob Tern erature...
  • Page 6: Operating Your Dryer

    Operating Your Dryer In This Section Before starting your dryer ....... . . 6 Starting or stopping your dryer .
  • Page 7 Selecting a cycle You will find information you need to make correct cycle, time, and temperature decisions in this section. Pages 7 and 8: Use these pages to find additional information about the drying cycles on your model. Page 9: Use the information on this page to guide you when making drying selections.
  • Page 8 Using the TUMBLE PRESS* The Tumble Press cycle removes wrinkles from clothing that has been packed in a suitcase or closet, and from Items not removed from the dryer at the end of a cycle. Set the Cycle Control Knob on TUMBLE PRESS.
  • Page 9 Cycle control knob Refer to the chart below and the chart on page 8 for cycle information. Loads tumble without heat during the last few minutes of all heated cycles. This makes a load easier to handle and helps keep wrinkles from setting in.
  • Page 10: Caring For Your Dryer

    Caring For Your Dryer In This Section ......10 Maintenance-every load ..Dryers require regular maintenance.
  • Page 11 2 to 3 years, or more often, depending on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person. If you have any questions, please call an authorized Whirlpool service company. 1. Unplug the power supply cord or turn off the electrical power.
  • Page 12: Laundry Tips

    Laundry Tips In This Section Before you dry ... Drying special-care items ... Using dryer fabric softeners..15 This section reviews proper drying techniques, discusses causes or solutions to common Before you dry Before using your dryer, see pages 3 and 4 for Important Safety Information.
  • Page 13 Drying special-care Most garments and household textiles have care labels with laundering label directions when they are available. are included in this section. Heat sensitive fabrics, plastic, rubber, or some stuffed items require drying without heat. Use Fluff Air cycle or line dry. See Warning Heat-sensitive If shoes can be machine fabrics...
  • Page 14 Diapers, baby 1 Wash and dry small items in a mesh bag or pillowcase clothes 1 handling. 1. Dry according , 2. Remove diapers and cotton knit items while still slightly damp. They will feel softer, shrink less, and be easier to fold. Elastic items i Remove from dryer while still slightly damp.
  • Page 15 Using dryer fabric Dryer fabric softeners are recommended reducing static cling (static can also be re- duced by not overdrying) and for softening fabrics. Always follow package instructions carefully. Put fabric softener sheet on top of the load before starting the dryer. Do not add a after fabric softener sheet...
  • Page 16 Solving laundering Most laundering problems are easily solved. Check the following and possible causes. If you need additional this book. PROBLEM CHECK IF Greasy Dryer fabric softeners < spots were used Undiluted washer fabric softener was used Enough detergent was used Items were clean before they were dried Lint...
  • Page 17 PROBLEM CHECK IF Shrinking Items are overdried Fabric type and quality is suitable for drying Slow drying There is a large amount of moisture in the load to be dried Cold rinse water is used Room air temperature below 45°F (7°C) Dryer is exhausted to Installation Instructions...
  • Page 18: If You Need Assistance Or Service

    If You Need Assistance Or Service 1. Before calling for assistance Is the power cord plugged Is lint screen clogged Is exhaust duct or outside exhaust Have you blown a fuse or tripped the circuit breaker? If you need more help, check the chart below. PROBLEM Dryer will not run Is the power cord firmly plugged...
  • Page 19 Whirlpool Corporation for quality parts. Look for this symbol of quality whenever you need a replacement part for your Whirlpool* appli- ance. FSP replacement parts will fit right and work right, because they are made to the same exacting...
  • Page 20: Warranty

    WHIRLPOOL* Dryer Warranty 1 WHIRLPOOL WILL PAY FOR LENGTH OF WARRANTY FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY FSP’ From Date of Purchase in materials an authorized WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR Service calls to: 1. Correct the installation of your dryer. 2. Instruct you how to use your dryer.