Is the exhaust vent diameter the correct size?
Use 4" (102 mm) diameter vent material.
Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below
Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above
Is the dryer located in a closet?
Closet doors must have ventilation openings at the top and
bottom of the door. The front of the dryer requires a minimum
of 1" (25 mm) of airspace, and the rear of the dryer requires a
3" (76 mm). See "Installation Instructions."
Has an air dry modifier been selected?
Select the right temperature for the types of garments being
dried. See "Cycles."
Is the load too large and heavy to dry quickly?
Separate the load to tumble freely.
Cycle time too short
Is the automatic cycle ending early?
The load may not be contacting the sensor strips. Level the
Change the dryness level setting on Automatic Cycles.
Increasing or decreasing the dryness level will change the
amount of drying time in a cycle.
Lint on load
Is the lint screen clogged?
Lint screen should be cleaned before each load.
Stains on load or drum
Was dryer fabric softener properly used?
Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle.
Fabric softener sheets added to a partially dried load can
stain your garments.
Drum stains are caused by dyes in clothing (usually blue
jeans). This will not transfer to other clothing.
Loads are wrinkled
Was the load removed from dryer at the end of the cycle?
Was the dryer tightly packed?
Dry smaller loads that can tumble freely.
Have you recently been painting, staining, or varnishing in
the area where your dryer is located?
If so, ventilate the area. When the odors or fumes are gone
from the area, rewash and dry the clothing.
Is the dryer being used for the first time?
The new electric heating element may have an odor. The odor
will be gone after the first cycle.