Solutions To Common Problems; Service Prevention Checklist - Electrolux EIMED55I Use And Care Manual

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Service Prevention Checklist

Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common
occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this dryer.
Dryer does not start.
Electrical power cord is not securely plugged
in or plug may be loose.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped.
Thermal limiter tripped.
LCD displays
Dryer has been programmed to temporarily
perform a repeating demo cycle.
Dryer runs but won't
There are 2 house fuses in the dryer circuit. If 1
of the 2 fuses is blown, the drum may turn but
the heater will not operate. (electric models)
Gas supply valve is not open (gas models).
Dryer does not have enough air supply to
support the burner fl ame (gas models).
LP gas supply tank is empty or there has been
a utility interruption of natural gas (gas models).
Drying cycle takes too
Lint fi lter is clogged with lint.
long, outside of the
dryer feels too hot or
Exhaust duct requirements have not been
smells hot.
Electric dryer is connected to a 208 volt
Drying procedures have not been followed.
Outside exhaust hood or exhaust duct may
be clogged or restricted.
High humidity.
Excessive wrinkling.
Dryer is overloaded.
Items left in dryer too long.
Insuffi cient sorting of items.
Drying temperature too high.
Scratching or chipping
Foreign objects such as coins, pins, clips or
of the drum fi nish.
buttons are inside the dryer.*
Permanently attached items such as belt
buckles, zippers and fasteners may be hitting
the inside of the drum.*
*Drum damage caused by foreign objects or permanently attached items is not covered by the warranty.

Solutions to Common Problems

Make sure the plug fi ts tightly in wall outlet.
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
Make sure electrical line is not overloaded and the
dryer is on a separate circuit.
Call authorized service person for replacement.
To return to the factory default settings, press and hold
the temperature and dryness buttons at the same for 5
Replace fuse.
Check to make sure supply valve is open. See INSTAL-
Refi ll or replace tank.
Dryer should heat when utility service is restored.
Make sure all lint has been removed from the dryer lint
fi lter before starting each cycle.
Exhaust duct must be at least 4 inches in diameter and
made of rigid or semi-rigid metal.
When in place, the duct must have no more than
two 90° bends and must not exceed length listed in
Drying time will be 20% longer than drying on a 240
volt circuit.
See "Operating Instructions."
Clean out any obstruction.
Use a dehumidifi er near the dryer.
Do not overload. See "Operating Instructions."
Remove items as soon as cycle ends.
See "Operating Instructions."
Follow fabric care label instructions.
Always remove foreign objects from pockets before
laundering. Remove objects from drum and restart dryer.
It may be necessary to sew a scrap of material
securely around ornaments before drying to prevent
scratching and damage to the dryer.

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