Use & Care Guide Wave-Touch™ Front-Load Gas & Electric Dryer Guide d’utilisation et d’entretien Sécheuse à gaz et à l’électricité à chargement frontal Wave-Touch Guía de Uso y Cuidado Secadora eléctrica y a gas de carga frontal Wave-Touch 137357000 A (1005)
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 service 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.
Safety WARNING - RISK OF FIRE To reduce the risk of ﬁ re, 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.
Important Safety Instructions, continued PREVENT INJURY • To prevent shock hazard and assure stability during operation, the dryer must be installed and electrically grounded by a qualiﬁ ed 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 ﬁ lter. (See page 8.) Load the dryer. (See page 8.) Select the desired cycle. (See page 9, pages 11-14 and page 22.) 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 ﬁ re, electric shock or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating your dryer.
OPERATING YOUR DRYER, continued 4. Select the appropriate cycle and settings for each load. NOTE Overdrying can cause wrinkles, shrinkage, lint, harshness and a build up of static electricity. Turn the cycle selector knob in either direc- tion to select the cycle desired. The icon for that cycle will be illuminated and if the cycle description feature is turned on, the cycle and estimated cycle time are displayed on the User...
Operating Instructions OPERATING YOUR DRYER, continued 5. Start the cycle. Close the door and press start to begin the cycle. The dryer will not operate with the door open. To interrupt the cycle, press pause or simply open the door. Press start again to re- sume the cycle.
Cycle Selection Turn the cycle selector in either direction to the cycle desired. The icon for that cycle will be illumi- nated. Press on the cycle selector knob to extend it or return it ﬂ ush to the console. For best results Follow the fabric care label instructions on items to be dried.
Operating Instructions AUTO DRY CYCLES, continued NORMAL Select this cycle to dry everyday fabrics including cottons, linens and sheets. TOWELS Select this cycle to dry heavy loads such as towels and non-rubber-backed bath mats. MIXED LOAD Select this cycle to dry loads containing a mix of fabrics.
TIME DRY CYCLES TIME DRY To manually select the drying time for any load, turn the cycle selector knob to time dry and press the drying time button to select up to 90 minutes of drying time in 15-minute increments. Select any drying temperature.
Operating Instructions Cycle Selection, continued SPECIALTY CYCLES To access you dryer’s specialty cycles: • Turn the cycle selector knob to cialty. • Press the button under the LCD corresponding to specialty cycles. • Rotate the cycle selector knob to scroll through the list available specialty cycles to choose from.
Cycle Selection, continued MY FAVORITES To select one of your 3 favorite cycles: • Turn the cycle selector knob to favorites/spe- cialty. • Press the button under the LCD corresponding to my favorites to display the favorites cycles. • Press the button corresponding to the favorite cycle desired.
Operating Instructions MY FAVORITES CUSTOM MODE: • The current user’s name will be displayed when the washer is turned on if CUSTOM MODE is on. • Press the button under user’s favorite cycles. • The icon for the last cycle run will light up. •...
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 level button 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 select or clear the add steam, wrinkle release, extended tumble, delicate heat, perfect tumble, sanitize, shrink guard and damp alert options, press the options buttons until the desired option is displayed.
Operating Instructions Options, continued ADD STEAM The add steam option injects steam into the cloth- ing prior to cool down to reduce wrinkling, ironing and static cling. NOTE It is not recommended to use fabric softener sheets with Steam Cycles or Options as it may cause staining on clothes.
Options, continued LINE DRY Select this option to simulate hanging your laundry in a summer breeze combined with the wrinkle-re- leasing beneﬁ ts of tumble action. Since drying times are calculated with the dryer’s automatic moisture sensors and heat is radically reduced or eliminated, cycle time will be lengthened.
Operating Instructions Dryer Setting Chart These temperature, dryness levels and options are available with the following cycles: Temperature maximum temp high temp med high temp medium temp med low temp low temp air ﬂ uff temp Dryness maximum dry more dry normal dry less dry damp dry...
Operating User Interface Features User Interface Features SAVE AS FAVORITE The save as favorite feature allows you to person- alize up to 3 custom cycles for each saved user. See save as favorite in “Operating User Interface Preferences” for more details. SET PREFS The set prefs feature allows you to personalize cycles, hide cycle descriptions, select language,...
Operating User Interface Features Saving Favorites Use the save as favorite feature to name and save a custom cycle to memory with all options and settings preferred. Up to 3 favorites may be saved for each custom user. Follow these steps: •...
Operating User Interface Features Setting Preferences CUSTOM MODE CUSTOM MODE allows up to 3 household mem- bers to personalize up to 3 favorite cycles each. To enter custom users and personalize favorite cycles: • Use the scroll up or scroll down buttons until you reach set prefs.
Operating User Interface Features Setting Preferences, continued INSTALL CYCLE Run the INSTALL CYCLE before operating the dryer the ﬁ rst time. Remove all items from the dryer drum and press start. For more information on performing the dryer INSTALL CYCLE, refer to the Installation Instructions accompanying this dryer.
Operating User Interface Features Setting Preferences, continued BRIGHTNESS Press the button beneath the plus (+) or minus (-) symbols to increase or decrease the brightness of the display. Press select to accept the change or press the button under EXIT to return to normal operation without any changes.
Operating User Interface Features Other Features STATUS DISPLAY The estimated total cycle time will be displayed when the cycle is selected. The estimated remain- ing cycle time is displayed during the cycle. DRUM LIGHT The drum light will come on whenever the door is opened to illuminate the drum during loading and unloading.
WARNING To reduce risk of ﬁ re or serious injury to persons or property, comply with the basic warnings listed in the Important Safety Instructions and those listed below. • Before cleaning the dryer interior, unplug the electrical power cord to avoid electrical shock hazards.
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.
Warranty Information 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.