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Cleaning The Dryer Interior; Removing Accumulated Lint; Vacation, Storage, And Moving Care - Kenmore 8873 - 24 in. Space Saver Laundry Center Use And Care Manual

24-1nch wide1120-volt laundry center washer- electric dryer
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To wash
1. Roll lint off the screen with your fingers.
2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water.
3. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. Scrub
lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup.
4.
Rinse screen with hot water.
5. Thoroughly dry lint screen with a clean towel. Replace screen
in dryer.
Explosion Hazard
Use nonflammable
cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
To clean dryer drum
1. Apply a liquid, non-flammable
household cleaner to the
stained area and rub with a soft cloth until all excess dye
is removed.
2. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
3. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry drum.
NOTE: Garments which contain unstable dyes, such as denim
blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the
dryer interior. These stains are not harmful to your dryer and will
not stain future loads of clothes. Dry unstable dye items inside
out to prevent dye transfer.
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From inside the dryer cabinet
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person.
From the exhaust vent
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage.
Install and store your laundry center where it will not freeze.
Because some water may stay in the hoses, freezing can damage
your laundry center. If storing or moving your laundry center
during freezing weather, winterize it.
Non-use or vacation
care
Operate your laundry center only when you are at home. If you
will be on vacation or not using your laundry center for an
extended period of time, you should:
Unplug laundry center or disconnect
power.
Turn off the water supply to the washer. This helps avoid
accidental flooding (due to a water pressure surge) while you
are away.
To winterize
laundry
center
1. Shut off both water faucets.
2.
Disconnect and drain water inlet hoses.
3.
Put 1 quart (1 L) of R.V.-type antifreeze in the basket.
4.
Run washer on a drain and spin setting for about 30 seconds
to mix the antifreeze and water.
5.
Unplug laundry center or disconnect
power.
To use laundry
center again
1. Flush water pipes and hoses.
2.
Reconnect water inlet hoses.
3. Turn on both water faucets.
4.
Plug in laundry center or reconnect power.
5.
Runthewasherthroughacompletecyclewith
1 cup(250mL)
of detergent to clean out antifreeze.
To transport
the laundry center
1. Shut off both water faucets.
2.
Disconnect and drain water inlet hoses.
3.
If laundry center will be moved during freezing weather, put in
a quart (1 L) of R.V.-type antifreeze in the basket. Run washer
on a spin setting for about 30 seconds to mix the antifreeze
and water.
4.
Disconnect the drain from the drain system.
5.
Unplug the power cord.
6.
Disconnect the exhaust vent.
7. Wash lint screen.
8.
Make sure leveling legs are secure.
9.
Place the inlet hoses into the basket.
10. Drape the power cord and drain hose over edge and into the
basket.
11. Use masking tape to secure the washer lid and dryer door.
Re-installing
your laundry
center
1. Follow the "Installation Instructions"
to locate, level, and
connect the laundry center.
2.
Run the washer through a complete cycle with 1 scoop or
capful of detergent to clean the washer and remove the
antifreeze, if used.
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