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Important Safety Instructions To reduce the risk of fire, electrical injury to persons basic precautions, Read all instructions before using the dryer. NEVER dry items cleaned, washed, soaked in or spotted with wax, paint, gasoline or flammable fluids in the dryer.
Operating Instructions The drawings in this book may vary slightly from your dryer model. They are designed to show the different features of all the models covered by this book. Starting your dryer Be sure to refer to the chart below and the Dryer Guide for proper sorting, loading and control setting information before starting it.
3. Push the Start Button to start the 4. To stop and restart the dryer: . Open the door or turn the Cycle Control Knob to OFF to stop the dryer. 9 Close the door, select a cycle (if necessary) and push the Start Button to restart the dryer.
Operating Instructions Continued The automatic cycles The automatic cycles allow you to select the degree of dryness you prefer for the clothes being dried. The automatic DRY-MISER@ control is a thermostat that senses the dryer air temperature. The dryer automati- cally shuts off when the selected dryness is reached.
TIMED DRYING Use the TIMED DRYING cycle for any load you want to dry by time. Turn the Cycle Control Knob to the number of minutes you want from 10 to 70. The last 5 minutes of this cycle are without heat to help make the load easier to handle.
Operating Instructions Continued ‘/ 3 P- / ’ \ \ End-of-cycle signal The dryer sounds a signal to let you know when the cycle is finished. The signal cannot be turned ofi and is not adjustable. The signal is helpful when you are drying permanent press, synthetic and other items that should be taken out as soon as the dryer stops.
Additional Dryer Features Gentle Heat System The dryer automatically reduces the heat settings in HEAVY HIGH and PERM’T PRESS MED. During the last few minutes of each of these tempera- ture settings the dryer temperature gradually reduces to a lower heat setting.
Caring For Your Dryer Cleaning the lint screen The lint screen is located under a lid on top of the dryer. Clean it before each load. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time. 1. Open the lid and pull the lint screen straight out.
Thermostats Heat element terminals Electric dryer Gas dryer Powdered laundry detergent Make a paste with detergent and very warm water. Apply paste to a soft cloth and scrub area until all excess dye is removed. Wipe thoroughly with a damp cloth.
If you need service, first see the “Service and Assistance” After checking “Service and Assistance,” our COOL-LINE@ service assistance telephone number, l-800-253-1301, anywhere in the U.S. 8 Registered Trademark / SM Service Mark of Whirlpool Corporation Part No. 3391366 01990 Whirlpool Corporation DR003...