Care And Cleaning; Common Drying Problems - Frigidaire GLGR1042FS2 Use & Care Manual

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Care and
Cleaning
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Do not store or place laundry products on
top of dryer at any time. They can damage
the finish or controls.
Outside
Clean the cabinet with mild soap and water. Never use harsh, gritty
er
abrasive cleansers.
if the cabinet becomes stained, clean with diluted chlorine bleach [1/2 cup
(120 ml) in 1 quart (.95 liter) water]. Rinse several times with clear water.
Remove glue residue from tape or labelswith a mixture of warm water and mild
detergent. Or, touch residue with the sticky side of the tape or label.
When cleaning chrome parts use Windex with ammonia or any of the cleaning
items mentioned for cleaning the cabinet.
Before meving the dryer, place a strip of cardboard or thin fiberboard under
the front leveling legs to prevent damage to floor.
Common
Drying
Problems
Many drying problems involve poor cleaning results, poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and fabric
damage. For satisfactory drying results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent Association.
PROBLEM
Greasy, oily
stains
POSSIBLECA USES
o Fabric softener sheet.
SOLUTIONS
PREVENTIVE MEASURES
Add a few bath towels to small loads for
proper tumbling.
Some "silk-like" fabrics should be air dried.
Use proper drying temperature.
Place fabric softener sheet on top of load
before starting the dryer.
Rub fabric softener stains with bar
soap. Rinse and rewash.
Lint
Overloading.
Overdrying causes static
electricity.
Lint screen not clean
when cycle began.
Lint is attached to "pills."
Reduce load size and rewash using
liquid fabric softener in the final rinse.
Or, add a fabric softener sheet and
tumble without
heat.
Use lint brush or roller to remove lint.
Do not overload dryer.
Use fabric softener in washer or dryer to
reduce static electricity.
Remove items when they are slightly damp
to avoid overdrying.
Check that lint screen is clean and in place.
Pilling
(Fibers break
off, ball up and
cling to fabric.)
Pilling is normal with
synthetic and permanent
press fabrics. This is due
to abrasion from normal
wear.
Use a lint brush or shaver to remove
pills.
Use fabric softener to lubricate fibers.
When ironing, use spray starch or fabric
finish on collars and cuffs.
Turn items inside out to reduce abrasion.
Shrinking
Overdrying.
Irreversible condition.
Follow fabric care label directions.
If shrinking is a concern, check load often.
Remove items while slightly damp and
hang or lay flat to complete drying.
Block knits into shape.
Wrinkling
Overloading.
Leaving items in dryer
after cycle ends.
Reduce load size and tumble at
medium or low heat for 5-10 minutes.
Remove items immediately. Hang or
fold.
Do not overload dryer.
Remove items as soon as cycle ends.

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