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Troubleshooting - Kenmore 7703 - Elite Oasis 7.0 cu. Ft. Capacity Flat Back Gas Dryer Use And Care Manual

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Vacation care
Operate your dryer only when you are at home. If you will be on
vacation or not using your dryer for an extended period of time,
you should:
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect
power.
2. Close shutoff valve in gas supply line.
3. Clean lint screen. See "Cleaning the Lint Screen."
Moving care
1. Unplug the power supply cord.
2. Close shutoff valve in gas supply line.
3. Disconnect
gas supply line pipe and remove fittings attached
to dryer pipe.
4. Cap the open fuel supply line.
5. Make sure leveling legs are secure in dryer base.
6. Use masking tape to secure dryer door.
The dryer light automatically
turns on inside the dryer drum when
you open the door.
To change the drum light
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect
power.
2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the back
wall of the dryer. Remove the screw located in the lower right
corner of the cover. Remove the cover.
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise.
Replace the bulb with a 10-watt
appliance bulb only. Replace the cover and secure with the
SCreW.
4. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
TROUBLESHOOTING
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call...
Dryer will not run
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues, call an electrician.
Was a regular fuse used?
Use a time-delay fuse.
Is the dryer door firmly closed?
Was the Start button firmly pressed?
Large loads may require pressing and holding the Start
button for 2-5 seconds.
No heat
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped?
The drum may be turning, but you may not have heat.
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues, call an electrician.
is the valve open on the gas supply line?
Unusualsounds
Has the dryer had a period of non-use?
If the dryer hasn't been used for a while, there may be a
thumping sound during the first few minutes of operation.
msa coin, button or paper clip caught between the drum
and front or rear of the dryer?
Check the front and rear edges of the drum for small objects.
Clean out pockets before laundering.
is it a gas dryer?
The gas valve clicking is a normal operating sound.
Are the four legs installed, and is the dryer level front to
back and side to side?
The dryer may vibrate if not properly installed. See
"Installation
Instructions."
is the clothing knotted or balled up?
When balled up, the load will bounce, causing the dryer to
vibrate. Separate the load items and restart the dryer.
Dryer displaying code message
"PF" (power failure), check the following:
Was the drying cycle interrupted
by a power failure?
Press and hold START to restart the dryer.
"F" Variable iF1, F2, F20, etc.) service codes:
Call for service. To contact Sears Service, call
1-800-4-MY-HOME
®(1-800-469-4663)
or see the back page
of this manual.
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