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IMPORTANT
SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when
using your dryer, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
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Read all instructions before using your dryer.
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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. The fumes can
create a fire hazard or explosion. Always hand
wash and line dry items containing these
materials.
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Do not allow children to operate, play with or
crawl inside your dryer. Supervise children
when your dryer is used near children.
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Do not reach into a dryer if the drum
is moving.
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When removing from service or discarding
a dryer, always remove the door to prevent
accidental entrapment,
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Do not dry rubber, rubber-like, and heat
sensitive materials with heat.
. Install and/or store dryer where it will not
be exposed to the weather.
. Do not tamper with the controls.
9 You are responsible for making sure that your
dryer is installed, repaired and has parts
replaced by a qualified person.
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Use only fabric softeners specifically
labeled
as not being harmful to the dryer.
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Do not allow lint to build-up inside the dryer or
exhaust system. Cleaning should be done
periodically
by a qualified person.
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Clean lint screen before or after each load.
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Do not let dust, lint, paper, rags, chemicals,
etc. pile up around or under the dryer.
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Dryer must be electrically grounded. See the
Installation Instructions.
Understanding
your
responsibilities
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Never operate the dryer if:
-it is not working
right (i.e. noisy,
too hot).
-it is damaged.
-parts
are missing.
-all
panels are not in place.
-the
lint screen is loose, damaged
or
missing.
l
Unplug the power supply cord or turn off
electrical
power before attempting
to
service your dryer. Shut off gas valve if
you have a gas dryer.
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Do not wash or dry items that are soiled
with vegetable
or cooking oil. These items
may contain some oil after laundering.
Due to the remaining
oil, the fabric may
smoke or catch fire by itself.
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Store flammable
solvents
or fluids away
from your dryer.
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Dry cleaning
solvents
or fluids should
never be put directly into your dryer.
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Be sure that your dryer:
-is properly
installed and leveled on a
floor that can support the weight in a
well-ventilated
room.+
-is connected
to the proper outlet and
electrical
supply.+
-is properly
connected
to fuel and
exhaust systems
(gas dryers must be
vented outdoors).+
-is not installed
against draperies
or
curtains, or on carpet.+
-is located in an area where the tempera-
ture is above 45°F (7°C).
-is properly
maintained.
-is used only for jobs normally
expected
of home clothes dryers.
-is not used by anyone unable to operate
it properly.
+See the Installation
Instructions
for com-
plete information.
- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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