Whirlpool LDR3822D Use And Care Manual
Whirlpool LDR3822D Use And Care Manual

Whirlpool LDR3822D Use And Care Manual

Compact electric and gas dryers


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  • Page 1: Table Of Contents

    HOW TO MPXE A HOME RUN.” UseAndCare COMPACT ELECTRIC AND GAS DRYERS MODELS LDR3822D LER3622D LGR3622D PART NO. 9831699 5/95 A Note to You ....2 Dryer Safety .
  • Page 2: A Note To You

    A Note to You Thank you for buying a WHIRLPOOL@ Because your life is getting busier and more complicated, use, save time, and help you manage your home better. To ensure that you enjoy years of trouble-free operation, we developed this Use and Care Guide. It contains valuable informa- tion about how to operate and maintain your dryer properly and safely.
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    Dryer Safety warning symbols. Please pay special attention to these symbols and follow any instructions given. Here is a brief explana- tion of the use of the symbol. IMPORTANT SAFETY - Do not store or use gasoline in the vicinity of this or any other appliance.
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY ----- ----- ---- *Read all instructions before using your dryer. *Dryer must be electrically grounded. See the Installation Instructions. ~DO not machine wash or machine dry items cleaned, washed, soaked in, or spotted with wax, paint, gasoline, oil, dry cleaning solvents, or other flammable fluids.
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    Parts and Features The parts and features of your dryer are illustrated below. Become familiar with all parts and features before using your dryer. The drawings in this book may vary from your dryer model. They are designed to NOTE: show the different features of all models covered by this book.
  • Page 6: Before Starting

    Operating Your Dryer The information in this section helps you learn to use your dryer efficiently and safely. Refer to “Laundry Tips” on page 13 for additional information on sorting, loading, and drying most types of washables. Before starting your Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to remove dust from storing and shipping.
  • Page 7: Selecting The Right

    End of cycle signal The dryer sounds a signal to let you know when the cycle is finished. The signal is not adjustable and cannot be turned off. The signal is helpful when you are drying permanent press, synthetics, and other items that should be taken out as soon as the dryer stops.
  • Page 8 Use the Fluff Air cycle, if available, or dry these items on a line or rack. Failure to do so could result in fire or damaged items. LER3622D LGR3622D LDR3822D LER3622D LGR3622D LDR3822D...
  • Page 9 Remove shoes from dryer while still damp. Stretch shoes and allow to air dry. *Reset Air cycle as needed to complete drying. MODELS LER3622D CYCLE LDR3822D LGR3622D 90-105 min 45-55 min Timed Drying Perm. Press/Reg. Perm. Press/Reg.
  • Page 10: Caring For Your Dryer

    Caring for Your Dryer Proper care of your dryer can extend its life. This section explains how to care for your dryer properly and safely. Cleaning the lint screen Every load cleaning The lint screen is located inside the dryer drum, on the back wall.
  • Page 11 Cleaning the dryer Garments which contain unstable dyes, such as denim blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the dryer interior. To clean dryer drum: 1. Make a paste with detergent and very warm water. 2. Apply paste to a soft cloth and scrub area until all excess dye is removed.
  • Page 12 Removing accumulated Lint can gather inside the dryer and be a fuel for fire. Lint should be removed every two to three years, or more often, depending on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person. If you have any questions or comments, please call our Consumer Assistance Center at 1-800-253-l 301.
  • Page 13: Laundry Tips

    Laundry Tips This section provides information on preparing clothes for drying, drying guidelines, instructions for drying special-care items. NOTES: Refer to your Washer Use and Care Guide for proper washing techniques laundry tips. See pages 3 and 4 of this book for Important Safety Information. Sorting clothes Separate dark from light colors;...
  • Page 14 2. Clean lint screen. Voltage requirements Model LER3622D operates on 240 or 208 volt household current. Models LDR3822D and LGR3622D operate on 120 volt household current. NOTE: Electric dryers using 208 or 120 volts require longer drying times than dryers using 240 volts.
  • Page 15 Drying special-care Most garments and household textiles have manufacturer’s instructions. Always follow care label directions drying instructions for most types of washables. for special-care washables. ITEMS DRYING INSTRUCTIONS Blankets Machine drying knitted woolens is not recommended. woolens when wet and allow to air dry. Line dry blankets in the shade on a breezy day over two lines.
  • Page 16 _-.-- ___- -- ..__.._ _- i%MS DRYING INSTRUCTIONS Flame-retardant Some items have been treated with a flame-retardant their resistance to burning. Such items are clearly labeled. To retain j finishes flame-retardant qualities through continuous and dry according to the manufacturer’s ~_--..----.
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Most laundering problems are easily solved if you understand the cause. Check the following list for laundry problems you may have and their possible causes. Also refer to the next page for a dryer checklist which can help you solve some simple problems without calling for service.
  • Page 18 Common dryer problems Before calling for service, check these: Is the dryer door firmly closed? Are the controls set in an ON position? Did you firmly push the Start Button? Is lint screen clogged with lint? Is the power cord plugged in? Have you blown a fuse or tripped the circuit breaker? Is exhaust duct or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint? For gas dryers, are the valves open on the dryer and the supply line?
  • Page 19: Warranty

    WHIRLPOOL To locate FSP replacement parts in your area, refer to Step 2 or call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center number in Step 1. If vou are not satisfied w&h...
  • Page 20 FSP@ replacement parts and repair labor to correct FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY defects in materials or workmanship. From Date of Purchase provided by an authorized Whirlpool service company. WHIRLPOOL WILL NOT PAY FOR A. Service calls to: 1. Correct the installation of your dryer.

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