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Whirlpool COMPACT DRYERS Use And Care Manual page 11

Whirlpool timed dryers use and care
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Cleaning
the dryer
interior
Garments
which contain unstable
dyes, such
as denim blue jeans or brightly colored cotton
items, may discolor the dryer interior. To
remove stains from dryer drum, use powdered
laundry detergent.
1. Make a paste with detergent
and very warm
water.
2.
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Apply paste to a soft cloth and
scrub area until all excess dye is
removed.
3. Wipe thoroughly
with a damp cloth.
4. Tumble a load of rags to dry.
Cleaning
the dryer
exterior
Wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
Removing
accumulated
lint
Lint can gather inside the dryer and be a fuel
for fire. It is recommended
the lint be removed
every 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.
2. Remove
back panel (electric)
or lower front
access panel (gas). See the Installation
Instructions.
3. Remove
lint from shaded area in illustration
with a soft brush or vacuum cleaner.
Avoid
damaging
wires, thermostats
(electric),
funnel (gas) or ignitor (gas).
4. Replace
panel; reconnect
and level dryer
again, if necessary.
Electrical
Shock,
Personal
Injury and Fire Hazard
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Turn off the electrical power before
cleaning the interior of the dryer.
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Unplug the power supply cord before
removing
dryer panels.
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Make sure the dryer is cool.
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Dryer parts can have sharp edges. Use
care when handling.
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Use non-flammable
cleaner to clean the
dryer interior.
Failure to do so could result in electrical
shock or injury, fire or explosion.
Thermostats
Heat element
terminals
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dryer with back panel removed
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