Drying Procedures - Frigidaire GLGR1042FS2 Use & Care Manual

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Important
Safety
Instructions
Con 't
• To prevent personal injury or damage to the dryer, the
electrical power cord of a gas dryer must be plugged into a
properly grounded and polarized 3-prong outlet. The third
grounding
prong must never be removed.
Never ground
the dryer to a gas pipe. Do not use an extension
cord or
an adaptor plug.
ALWAYS disconnect
the dryer from the electrical supply
before attempting any service or cleaning. Failure to do so can
result in electrical shock or injury.
Do not use any type spray cleanser when cleaning dryer
interior. Hazardous fumes or electrical shock could occur.
To prevent injury, do not reach into the dryer if the drum is
moving. Wait until the dryer has stopped completely before
reaching into the drum.
To prevent injury and damage to the dryer:
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All repairs and servicing
must be performed
by an
authorized
servicer unless specifically recommended in
this Owner's Guide. Use only authorized factory parts.
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Do nottamper
with controls.
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Do not install or store the dryer where it will be exposed to
the weather.
A thermal limiter switch automatically turns off the motor in
the unlikely event of an overheated situation (electric dryers
only). A service technician must replace the thermal limiter
switch after correcting the fault.
Failure to comply with these warnings could result in serious
personal injuries.
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Follow fabric care label instructions.
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Place small items in a mesh bag.
Fill dryer drum 1/3 to 1/2 full.
1,
Prepare items for drying.
Dry items of similar fabric, weight and construction in the same load.
Separate dark items from light-colored items. Separate items that shed lint
from those that attract lint. If an item sheds lint, turn it inside out.
Besure buckles, buttons and trim are heatproof and won't damagethe drum
finish. Close zippers, fasten hooks and Velcro®-Iike fasteners. Tie strings and
sashesto prevent snagging and tangling.
If possible, turn pockets inside out for even drying.
Check for stains which may not have been removed in washing. Dryer heat
may permanently set some stains. Repeat stain removal process before
drying.
Place small items in a mesh bag to prevent tangling and for easy removal.
2.
Check that lint screen is dean and in place.
3.
Load the dryer.
The average load will fill the drum 1/3to 1/2 full. Items need room totumble
freely for even drying and less wrinkling. Do not overload
dryer.
When drying large items, dry only 2 or 3 at a time. Fillout the load with small
and medium sized items.
For delicate or very small loads, add 2 lint-free towels for better drying, less
wrinkling, and to prevent grease stains caused by fabric softener sheets.
Do not overd ry items. Overdrying can cause wrinkling, shrinkage, harshness,
and a build-up of static electricity, which can produce more lint.
If desired, add a dryer fabric softener sheet.
4,
Close the dryer door and set dryer controls (some models).
See Operating
Instructions
card for your specific model controls.
5.
Turn cycle selector clockwise
to the desired setting.
6.
Start the dryer.
PushStart Button for 2 seconds or turn the STARTknob clockwisetoON, hold
for 1-2 seconds and release.
To add or remove itemswhen the dryer is running, open the door. The dryer
will always stop when the door is opened. Allow the drum to come to a
complete stop before reaching inside.
To restart dryer, close the door then push the Start Button for 2 seconds or
turn the STARTknob clockwise to ON, hold for 1-2 seconds and release.
The dryer will not start if the cycle selector is in the OFF position.
7.
When the cycle ends, remove items immediately
and hang or fold. If load
is removed before the cycle ends, turn cycle selector to OFF.
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