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Operating Instructions - Electrolux Frigidaire CAQE7021LW Use & Care Manual

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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS

Normal Operating Sounds
You may or may not hear the following sounds from your
new dryer:
A. SUSPENSION ROLLERS The dryer drum is
supported by a set of suspension rollers. At times
there may be a thumping or rolling sound when the
dryer starts. This may happen if the dryer has not
been in use for a period of time, or after a heavy
load has remained in the dryer drum for an extended
period, creating a temporary fl at spot on the edge
of the roller. The noise should dissipate as the dryer
operates and the fl at spots smooth out.
B. AIR FLOW SYSTEM Your dryer is equipped with a
high volume air handling system. In some installations
there may be some sounds associated with air
movement throughout the dryer, including the air
duct, blower, and exhaust system. This is normal and
can vary with load size and type.
C. GAS VALVE (Gas models only.) The fl ow of gas is
controlled by electric solenoids. During operation there
may be a clicking sound as the valve opens and closes to
control the gas fl ow.
D. GAS BURNER (Gas models only.) When the burner
is operating, there may be sounds generated as the
air fl ow mixes with the gas fl ame. This noise is normal
and will only occur when the gas is ignited in the
combustion tube.
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.
(Mesh bag not included.)
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CAUTION
Do not continue to use the dryer if you hear squeaking,
grinding, rubbing or other unusual noises. This could
be a sign of mechanical breakdown and lead to fi re or
serious injury. Contact a qualifi ed technician immediately.
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Prepare load for drying.
Dry items of similar fabric, weight and construction
in the same load.
Separate dark items from light-colored items. Sepa-
rate items that shed lint from those that attract lint.
Check for stains which may not have been removed
in washing. Repeat stain removal process and wash
again before drying. Dryer heat may permanently
set some stains.
Place delicate or small items in a mesh bag.
Be sure buckles, buttons and trim are heatproof
and won't damage the drum fi nish. Close zippers;
fasten hooks and Velcro
and sashes to prevent snagging and tangling.
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B
-like fasteners. Tie strings
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