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Additional Safety Instructions And Your Responsibilities - Whirlpool LE5770XW Use And Care Manual

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Important
Safety Instructions
Continued
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical
shock, or
injury to persons
when using your dryer, follow
basic precautions,
including
the following:
n Read all instructions
before using
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You are responsible
for making
the dryer.
sure that your dryer is installed,
@NEVER dry items cleaned, washed,
repaired and has parts replaced by a
soaked in or spotted with wax, paint,
qualified person.
gasoline or flammable fluids in the
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Use only fabric softeners specifically
dryer. The fumes can create a FIRE
labeled as not being harmful to the
HAZARD or EXPLOSION.
ALWAYS
dryer.
hand launder and air dry fabrics
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FIRE HAZARD and DAMAGE to
containing these materials.
materials can result from:
. NEVER allow children to operate,
play with or crawl inside the dryer.
-drying
rubber, rubber-like and heat
sensitive materials with heat.
Close supervision
of children is
necessary when the dryer is used
-allowing
lint build-up inside the
near children.
dryer or exhaust system. Cleaning
should be done periodically
by a
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DO NOT reach into a dryer if the
qualified person.
drum is moving.
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Clean lint screen before or after
. When discarding an old dryer,
each load.
ALWAYS
remove the door to
prevent accidental entrapment.
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DO NOT let dust, lint, paper, rags,
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DO NOT install or store dryer where
chemicals, etc. pile up around or
it will be exposed to the weather.
under the dryer.
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DO NOT tamper with the controls.
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Dryer must be electrically
grounded.
See the Installation Instructions.
- SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
-
Additional safety instructions and 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 (i.e. door latch).
-all panels are not in place.
-the lint screen is loose, damaged or
missing.
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ALWAYS shut off the gas valve
before leaving on vacation if you have
a gas dryer.
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ALWAYS
unplug the power supply
cord or turn off electrical power
before attempting to service the
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
4
after laundering.
Due to the remaining
oil, the fabric may smoke or catch fire
by itself.
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You are responsible
for making
sure that your dryer:
-is properly maintained.
-is properly installed and leveled on a
floor that can support the weight in a
well ventilated room.*
-is located in an area where the
temperature
is above 45°F (7°C).
- is connected to the proper outlet and
electrical supply.*
- is properly connected to fuel and
exhaust systems.*
- 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
complete information.

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