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KitchenAid KHEV01RSS Use And Care Manual

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PRO LINE
FRONT-LOADING
ELECTRIC DRYER
Use & Care Guide
For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230
or visit our website at...
www.kitchenaid.com
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  • Page 1 ® PRO LINE FRONT-LOADING ELECTRIC DRYER Use & Care Guide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts, accessories or service, call: 1-800-422-1230 or visit our website at... www.kitchenaid.com Table of Contents......................2 3957654...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY................3 Control Locked................17 Drying and Cycle Tips ..............17 INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS ..........4 Status Display................17 Tools and Parts ................4 Cycles ..................18 Options ..................4 Additional Features ..............19 Location Requirements ..............5 Temperature ................19 Electrical Requirements ...............6 Drying Rack ................19 Make Electrical Connection ............8 Venting Requirements..............13 DRYER CARE................20 Plan Vent System ...............14...
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important. We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER”...
  • Page 4: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS For close-clearance installations between 33" (83.8 cm) and 38" (96.5 cm), see “Plan Vent System” section for venting Tools and Parts requirements. Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Read and follow the instructions provided with any tools listed here.
  • Page 5: Location Requirements

    Location Requirements Dryer Dimensions WARNING 57" (144.8 cm) 42"** Explosion Hazard (106.7 cm) Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from dryer. Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor for a garage installation. Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire. 33"* (83.8 cm) You will need...
  • Page 6: Electrical Requirements

    Recommended installation spacing for cabinet Electrical Requirements installation, with or without a pedestal It is your responsibility For cabinet installation, with a door, minimum ventilation To contact a qualified electrical installer. openings in the top of the cabinet are required. To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in 7"* (17.8 cm) 7"* (17.8 cm)
  • Page 7 If using a power supply cord: If connecting by direct wire: Use a UL listed power supply cord kit marked for use with Power supply cable must match power supply (4-wire or 3-wire) clothes dryers. The kit should contain: and be: A UL listed 30-amp power supply cord, rated Flexible armored cable or nonmetallic sheathed copper cable 120/240 volt minimum.
  • Page 8: Make Electrical Connection

    Make Electrical Connection Power Supply Cord Direct Wire WARNING WARNING Fire Hazard Fire Hazard Use 10 gauge solid copper wire. Use a new UL listed 30 amp power supply cord. Use a UL listed strain relief. Use a UL listed strain relief. Disconnect power before making electrical connections.
  • Page 9 Put power supply cord through the strain relief. Be sure Electrical Connection Options that the wire insulation on the power supply cord is inside If your home has: And you will be Go to Section the strain relief. The strain relief should have a tight fit with the dryer cabinet and be in a horizontal position.
  • Page 10 1. Remove center silver-colored terminal block screw. 6. Insert tab of terminal block cover into slot of dryer rear panel. Secure cover with hold-down screw. 2. Remove neutral ground wire from external ground conductor screw. Connect neutral ground wire and the neutral wire 7.
  • Page 11 3. Connect ground wire (green or bare) of direct wire cable to 1. Loosen or remove center silver-colored terminal block screw. external ground conductor screw. Tighten screw. 2. Connect neutral wire (white or center wire) of power supply cord to the center, silver-colored terminal screw of the terminal block.
  • Page 12 When connecting to the terminal block, place the hooked end of Optional 3-wire connection the wire under the screw of the terminal block (hook facing right), squeeze hooked end together and tighten screw, as shown. Use for direct wire or power supply cord where local codes do not permit connecting cabinet-ground conductor to neutral wire.
  • Page 13: Venting Requirements

    Venting Requirements Remove excess flexible metal vent to avoid sagging and WARNING kinking that may result in reduced airflow and poor performance. Do not install flexible metal vent in enclosed walls, ceilings or floors. Elbows 45° elbows provide better airflow than 90° elbows. Fire Hazard Use a heavy metal vent.
  • Page 14: Plan Vent System

    Plan Vent System Choose your exhaust installation type Determine vent path Recommended exhaust installations Select the route that will provide the straightest and most direct path outdoors. This dryer vents from the rear of the dryer. Plan the installation to use the fewest number of elbows and turns.
  • Page 15: Install Vent System

    Install Vent System Complete Installation 1. Check that all parts are now installed. If there is an extra part, WARNING go back through the steps to see which step was skipped. 2. Check that you have all of your tools. Excessive Weight Hazard 3.
  • Page 16: Dryer Use

    DRYER USE Starting Your Dryer WARNING WARNING Explosion Hazard Fire Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as No washer can completely remove oil. gasoline, away from dryer. Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of oil on Do not dry anything that has ever had anything it (including cooking oils).
  • Page 17: Stopping Your Dryer

    Press TEMP until the desired temperature illuminates. Remove the load from the dryer as soon as tumbling stops to reduce wrinkling. This is especially important for permanent NOTE: During a Manual Cycle, you can change the settings press, knits and synthetic fabrics. for Time, Temperature, Extra Care and Cycle End Tone signal.
  • Page 18: Cycles

    Check Lint Screen Delicate The Check Lint Screen display reminds you to check the lint Use this cycle to get Low heat for drying synthetic fabrics, washable knit fabrics and no-iron finishes. screen. CHECK LINT SCREEN is displayed when the machine is turned on.
  • Page 19: Additional Features

    Manual Preset Cycle Settings Temperature Manual Cycles Temp. Default Time Use these settings to select temperatures for the Manual Cycles. Load Type (Minutes) Press the TEMP key until the desired temperature setting glows. Temperature settings cannot be used with the Automatic Cycles. TIMED DRY Heavyweight, High bulky items, bedspreads,...
  • Page 20: Dryer Care

    2. Place drying rack inside dryer drum, positioning the back wire on the ledge of the inner dryer back panel. Push down on DRYER CARE front feet of drying rack, at the same time, aligning the locator tabs with the locator indentations in the dryer drum. Cleaning the Dryer Location Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would obstruct the flow of combustion and ventilation air.
  • Page 21: Cleaning The Dryer Interior

    To wash Removing Accumulated Lint 1. Roll lint off the screen with your fingers. 2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water. From Inside the Dryer Cabinet 3. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. Scrub Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup.
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call... Dryer Operation Dryer Results Dryer will not run Clothes are not drying satisfactorily, drying times are too long, or load is too hot Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped? Is the lint screen clogged with lint? There may be 2 household fuses or circuit breakers for the...
  • Page 23: Assistance Or Service

    Stains on load or drum For further assistance Was dryer fabric softener properly used? If you need further assistance, you can write to KitchenAid with Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle. any questions or concerns at:...
  • Page 24: Warranty

    If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of the Use & Care Guide. After checking “Troubleshooting,” additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance or Service” section or by calling KitchenAid. In the U.S.A., call 1-800-422-1230. In Canada, call 1-800-807-6777.