Solutions To Common Problems; Service Prevention Checklist - Electrolux EIED55H 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.
OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
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.
DEMO MODE.
Dryer runs but won't
There are 2 house fuses in the dryer circuit. If 1
heat.
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 flame (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 filter is clogged with lint.
long, outside of the
dryer feels too hot or
smells hot.
Exhaust duct requirements have not been
met.
Electric dryer is connected to a 208 volt
circuit.
Drying procedures have not been followed.
Outside exhaust hood or exhaust duct may
be clogged or restricted.
High humidity.

Solutions to Common Problems

SOLUTION
Make sure the plug fits 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
seconds.
Replace fuse.
Check to make sure supply valve is open. See INSTAL-
LATION INSTRUCTIONS for procedure.
See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Refill or replace tank.
Dryer should heat when utility service is restored.
Make sure all lint has been removed from the dryer lint
filter 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
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Drying time will be 20% longer than drying on a 240
volt circuit.
See "Operating Instructions."
Clean out any obstruction.
Use a dehumidifier near the dryer.
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