Avoid Service Checklist - Frigidaire GLGR1042FS2 Use & Care Manual

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Avoid
Service
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes
Checklist
common occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship
or materials in this dryer.
0 CCURRENCE
POSSIBLE CA USE
SOL UTION
Dryer does not start.
Electrical power cord is not securely
Make sure the plug fits tightly in wall outlet.
plugged in or plug may be loose.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
tripped.
Make sure electrical line is not overloaded and the
dryer is on a separate circuit.
Thermal limiter tripped.
Call authorized
service person for replacement.
Dryerrunsbutwon'theat.
There are 2 house fuses in the dryer
Replace fuse.
circuit. If l of the 2 fuses is blown, the
drum may turn but the heater will not
operate.
Gas supply valve is not open (gas
Check to make sure supply valve is open. See
models).
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS for
procedure.
Dryer does not have anough air supply
See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.
to support the burner flame (gas models).
LP gas supply tank is empty or there has
Refill or replace tank.
been a utility interruption
of natural gas
(gas models).
Dryer should heat when utility service is restored.
Drying cycle takes too long,
Lint screen is clogged with lint.
Make sure all lint has been removed from the dryer lint
outsideofthedryerfeelstoo
screen before starting each cycle.
hot or smells hot.
Exhaust duct requirements have not
been met.
Exhaust duct must be at least 4 inches in diameter and
made of rigid or flexible metal.
When in place, the duct must have no more than two
90 ° bends and must not exceed length listed in
INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS.
Electric dryer is connected to a 208 volt
Drying time will be 20% longer than drying on a 240
circuit,
volt circuit.
Drying procedures have not been
SeeDrying Procedures.
followed.
Outside exhaust hood or exhaust duct
Clean out any obstruction.
may be clogged or restricted.
High humidity.
Use a dehumidifier
near the dryer.
Excessive
wrinkling.
Dryer is overloaded.
Do not overload. See Drying Procedures.
Items left in dryer too long.
Remove items as soon as cycle ends.
Insufficient sorting of items.
SeeDrying Procedures.
Drying temperature too high.
Follow fabric care label instructions.
Scratching or chipping of the
drum finish.
Foreign objects such as coins, pins, clips
or buttons are inside the dryer.
Permanently attached items such as belt
buckles, zippers and fasteners may be
hitting the inside of the drum.
Always remove foreign objects from pockets before
laundering.
Remove objects from drum and restart
dryer.
It may be necessary to baste a scrap of material
securely around ornaments before drying to prevent
scratching and damage to the dryer.
Drum damage caused by foreign objects or permanently
attached items is not covered by the warranty.

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