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Safety
To reduce the risk of fire, electrical shock, or injury to persons when using this dryer, comply
with the basic warnings listed below. Failure to comply with these warnings could result in
serious personal injuries.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow these Important Safety Instructions:
PREVENT FIRE
Do not dry items that have been previously
cleaned in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline,
cleaning solvents, kerosene, waxes, etc. Do not
store these items on or near the dryer. These
substances give off vapors that could ignite or
explode.
Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in
your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils
may contribute to a chemical reaction that could
cause a load to catch fire.
Do not dry articles containing rubber, plastic
or similar materials such as bras, galoshes,
bath mats, rugs, bibs, baby pants, plastic bags
and pillows that may melt or burn. Some rub-
ber materials, when heated, can under certain
circumstances produce fire by spontaneous
combustion.
Clean the lint screen before or after each load.
The interior of the dryer, lint screen housing and
exhaust duct should be cleaned approximately
every 18 months by qualified service personnel.
An excessive amount of lint build-up in these ar-
eas could result in inefficient drying and possible
fire. See Care and Cleaning.
WARNING
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.
Do not operate the dryer if the lint screen is
blocked, damaged or missing. Fire hazard, over-
heating and damage to fabrics can occur.
WARNING
FIRE HAZARD
Do not obstruct the flow of ventilating air. Do not
stack or place laundry or throw rugs against the
front or back of the dryer.
Do not spray any type of aerosol into, on or near
dryer at any time.
Do not use fabric softeners or products to elimi-
nate static unless recommended by the manu-
facturer of the fabric softener or product.
Failure to comply with these warnings could
result in fire, explosion, serious bodily injury and/
or damage to the rubber or plastic parts of the
dryer.
PROTECT CHILDREN
Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer.
Close supervision of children is necessary when
the dryer is used near children. As children grow,
teach them the proper, safe use of all appliances.
Destroy the carton, plastic bag and other pack-
ing materials after the dryer is unpacked. Chil-
dren might use them for play. Cartons covered
with rugs, bedspreads or plastic sheets can
become airtight chambers.
Keep laundry products out of children's reach.
To prevent personal injury, observe all warnings
on product labels.
Before the dryer is removed from service or
discarded, remove the dryer door to prevent ac-
cidental entrapment.
Failure to comply with these warnings could
result in serious personal injuries.

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