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Dryer Use; Starting Your Dryer - Kenmore SENSOR SMART KING SIZE Capacity Plus Use & Care Manual

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Starting Your Dryer

Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not dry anything that has ever had anything
flammable on it (even after washing).
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, explosion, or fire.
Fire Hazard
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be
dried on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.


WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to
persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before
operating this appliance.
The following is a guide to starting your dryer. Periodic references
to other sections of this manual provide more detailed
1. Check lint screen. Clean if needed.
2. Put laundry into dryer and shut door. See "Loading."
3. Select the cycle you want by pressing one of the pads under
SELECT CYCLE or by selecting TOUCH UP under OPTIONS.
See "Cycles" and "Options." The preset settings for Auto Dry
or Timed Dry will glow. The estimated or actual cycle time (in
minutes) will show in the display.
The preset settings provide the recommended fabric care
for your selected cycle. For preset cycle settings, see
"Drying and Cycle Tips."
If desired, you can change the Auto Dry (Estimated) time
by pressing AUTO DRY LEVEL until the desired level of
dryness and estimated dry time are displayed. The Auto
Dry Level saves you time by providing the best drying
results in the shortest time. Electronic sensors determine
the dryness level of your clothes. When your clothes are
almost dry, the drying time automatically changes from
estimated to the actual time remaining in your cycle. For
details, see "Modifiers."
NOTE: To change from an Auto Dry cycle to a Timed Dry
cycle, press MORE TIME or LESS TIME. The time
displayed will be the actual time.
If desired, you can change the Timed Dry (Actual) time by
pressing MORE TIME or LESS TIME until the desired time
is displayed. See "Modifiers."
For best fabric care, follow garment label instructions.
4. (OPTIONAL STEP) If desired, select OPTIONS. For more
details, see "Options."
5. (OPTIONAL STEP) If desired, set the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL.
6. Press START. Be sure the door is closed.
If you do not press START within 5 minutes of selecting
the cycle, the dryer will automatically shut off.
If you wish to end your drying cycle after pressing START,
press STOP/CANCEL twice.


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