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About loading and using the dryer.
Always follow the fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering.
Sorting and Loading Hints
As a general rule, if clothes are sorted properly for
the washer, they are sorted properly for the dryer.
Do not add fabric softener sheets once the load
has become warm. They may cause fabric
softener stains. Bounce
Dryer Sheets have been approved for use in all
GE Dryers when used in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions.
Fabric Care Labels
Below are fabric care label "symbols" that affect the clothing you will be laundering.
WASH LABELS
Machine
wash
cycle
Water
temperature
BLEACH LABELS
Bleach
symbols
Care and Cleaning of the Dryer
The Exterior: Wipe or dust any spills or washing
compounds with a damp cloth. Dryer control
panel and finishes may be damaged by some
laundry pretreatment soil and stain remover
products. Apply these products away from the
dryer. The fabric may then be washed and dried
normally. Damage to your dryer caused by these
products is not covered by your warranty.
The Lint Filter: Clean the lint filter before each
use. Moisten your fingers and reach into the filter
opening. Run your fingers across the filter. Have a
qualified technician vacuum the lint from the dryer
once a year.
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Fabric Conditioner
®
Normal
Permanent Press/
Gentle/
Hand wash
wrinkle resistant
delicate
Hot
Warm
Cold/cool
(50C/120F)
(40C/105F)
(30C/85F)
Any bleach
Only non-chlorine bleach
Do not bleach
(when needed)
(when needed)
Do not overload. This wastes energy and causes
wrinkling.
Do not dry the following items: fiberglass items,
woolens, rubber-coated items, plastics, items with
plastic trim and foam-filled items.
DRY LABELS
Tumble
dry
Do not wash
Do not wring
Heat
setting
Special
instructions
Stainless Steel: To clean stainless steel surfaces,
use a damp cloth with a mild, non-abrasive cleaner
suitable for stainless steel surfaces. Remove the
cleaner residue, and then dry with a clean cloth.
The Exhaust Duct: Inspect and clean the exhaust
ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging.
A partially clogged exhaust can lengthen the
drying time.
Follow these steps:
1
Turn off electrical supply by disconnecting
the plug from the wall socket.
2
Disconnect the duct from the dryer.
3
Vacuum the duct with the hose attachment
and reconnect the duct.
The Exhaust Hood: Check from the outside that
the flaps of the hood move freely when operating.
Make sure that there is not wildlife (birds, insects,
etc.) nesting inside the duct or hood.
Dry
Normal
Permanent Press/
Gentle/
wrinkle resistant
delicate
High
Medium
Low
No heat/air
Dry flat
Line dry/
Drip dry
hang to dry
Do not dry
(used with
Do not tumble dry
do not wash)
In the shade

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