Use & Care Guide IQ-Touch™ Front-Load Gas & Electric Dryer Guia de Uso y Cuidado Secadora eléctrica y a gas de carga frontal IQ-Touch Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien Sécheuse à gaz et à l’électricité à chargement frontal IQ-Touch 137018300 A (0801)
Please read and save this guide Thank you for choosing Electrolux, the new premium brand in home appliances. This Use & Care Guide is part of our commitment to customer satisfaction and product quality throughout the life of your new appliance.
Important Safety Instructions Recognize safety symbols, words and labels Your safety and the safety of others is very important. We have provided many important safety messages in the Use and Care Guide, Installation Instructions and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.
See Care and Cleaning. WARNING FIRE HAZARD A clothes dryer produces combustible lint. The dryer must be connected to an outdoors exhaust. Regularly inspect the outdoor exhaust opening and remove any accumulation of lint around the opening and in the surrounding area.
Important Safety Instructions, con’t PREVENT INJURY • To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the dryer must be installed and electrically grounded by a qualified service person in accordance with local codes. Installa- tion instructions are packed in the dryer for the installer’s reference.
Getting Started To operate your dryer, follow these basic steps: Check and clean the lint screen. (See page 9.) Load the dryer. (See page 9.) Select the desired cycle. (See page 9, pages 10-12 and page 18.) Normal Operating Sounds You may or may not hear the following sounds from your new dryer: A.
Operating Instructions Operating Your Dryer BEFORE USING YOUR DRYER Read the important instructions in this section of the Use and Care Guide before operating your dryer. WARNING To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating your dryer.
4. Select the appropriate cycle and settings for each load. NOTE Over-drying can cause wrinkles, shrinkage, lint, harshness and a build up of static electricity. Turn the cycle selector knob in either direction to select the cycle desired. The estimated dry- ing time for Auto Dry cycles or the actual dry- ing time for Time Dry cycles will be displayed.
Operating Instructions Cycle Selection Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle desired. The indicator for that cycle will be illuminated. Press on the cycle selector knob to extend it or return it flush to the console. For best results Follow the fabric care label instructions on items to be dried.
Operating Instructions AUTO DRY CYCLES, con’t NORMAL Select this cycle to dry everyday fabrics including cottons and sheets with high, medium/high or medium heat. All dryness levels except max and all options including sanitize are available with this Auto Dry cycle. TOWELS Select this cycle to dry heavy loads such as towels and bath mats with high or medium/high heat.
Operating Instructions TIME DRY CYCLES TIME DRY To manually select the drying time for any load, turn the cycle selector knob to time dry. Press the time dry button under the display window to select 15, 30, 45, 60 or 75 minutes of drying time. Select any drying temperature.
Drying Temperature The appropriate drying temperature will auto- matically be indicated for the cycle selected. For best results Follow the fabric care label instructions on items to be dried. To change the preset temperature, press the tem- perature button to scroll to the desired setting. To protect your fabrics, not all temperatures are available with every cycle.
Operating Instructions Dryness Level (Auto Dry) The appropriate dryness level will automatically be indicated when the cycle is selected. To change the preset level, press the dryness but- ton to scroll to the degree of dryness desired. To protect your fabrics, not all dryness levels are available with every cycle.
Options Suitable options will automatically be indicated when the cycle is selected. To add options, press the corresponding options buttons to illuminate the selections desired. To de- lete options, press the options buttons again and the indicator lights will turn off. Not all options are available with every cycle.
Operating Instructions Options, Con’t WRINKLE RELEASE Select the wrinkle release option if the dried load might not be removed promptly at the end of the cycle. To help prevent wrinkles, the dry load will intermittently tumble for a total of 45 minutes. WRINKLE REL.
Other Features CONTROL LOCK To lock the controls between cycles, press and hold the control lock button for 5 seconds. Re- peat to unlock the controls when you are ready to operate the dryer. Use this feature to reduce the likelihood of accidental operation by children.
Operating Instructions Dryer Settings Chart These Temperature, Dryness levels and Options are available with the following cycles: Estimated Cycle Duration** Temperature high medium/high medium Dryness normal less damp Options damp alert extended tumble wrinkle release delicate heat sanitize chime * Factory presets Available selections **Estimated cycle duration is based on default dryness level and factory settings for electric dryers.
Care & Cleaning WARNING FIRE HAZARD A clothes dryer produces combustible lint. The dryer must be connected to an outdoors exhaust. Regularly inspect the outdoor exhaust opening and remove any accumulation of lint around the opening and in the surrounding area.
Solutions to Common Problems Common Drying Problems Many drying problems involve poor cleaning results, poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric damage. For satisfactory drying results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association. PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSES Greasy, oily...
Solutions to Common Problems 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. OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE Dryer does not start.
Solutions to Common Problems Service Prevention Checklist, con’t OCCURRENCE Excessive wrinkling. Scratching or chipping of the drum finish. POSSIBLE CAUSE Dryer is overloaded. Items left in dryer too long. Insufficient sorting of items. Drying temperature too high. Foreign objects such as coins, pins, clips or buttons are inside the dryer.* Permanently attached items such as belt buckles, zippers and fasteners may be hitting...
Your appliance is covered by a one year limited warranty. For one year from your original date of purchase, Electrolux will repair or replace any parts of this appliance that prove to be defective in materials or workmanship when such appliance is installed, used, and maintained in accordance with the provided instructions.