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Features; Commom Drying Problems - Frigidaire GCET1031FS4 Use And Care Manual

27" (69 cm) wide laundry center washer- dryer
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Features
Cycle Signal
Control
(some models)
When the Cycle Signal Control is ON, a signal will sound at the end of each
cycle and during
the
Press Saver setting
some models).
The volume
is
adjustable
on some models.
Drum
Light
(some
models)
A drum light will come on whenever the door is opened to illuminate the dryer
drum during loading and unloading.
Closing the door turns off the light.
Use the drying rack to dry items which
should not be tumbled.
Drying
Rack (some
models)
Use the drying rack to dry items which should not be tumble dried.
1.
Open the dryer door and remove the lint screen.
2.
Insert drying rack into the dryer drum. Place the front bar under the lip
of the lint screen opening.
3.
Place items to be dried on top of rack. Weight should not exceed 10 Ibs.
Leave space between
items, but do not let items hang over the sides or
through
the grids. Do not tumble other items when using the drying rack.
4.
Select a timed dry setting best suited for items being dried. Use only the
Air Fluff (no heat) temperature
setting for items containing
plastic, foam
rubber,
rubber-like
materials, feathers
or down.
5.
When
items are dry, remove the rack and replace the lint screen. If lint
screen is not in place, tumbling
items could enter the exhaust system and
cause damage to the dryer.
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
POSSIBLE
CAUSES
SOLUTIONS
Greasy, oily
oFabric softener sheet,
oRub fabric softener stains with bar
stains
soap.
Rinse and rewash.
PREVENTIVE
MEASURES
oAdd a few bath towels to small loads for proper
tumbling.
oSome "silk-like"
fabrics should be air dried.
oUse proper drying temperature.
oPiate fabric softener sheet on top of load before
starting the dryer.
Lint
Pilling
(Fibers break off,
ball up and cling
to fabric.)
Shrinking
Wrinkling
• Overloading.
• Overdrying causes static
electricity.
oLint screen not clean when
cycle began.
oLint is attached to "pills."
oReduce load size and rewash using
liquid fabric softener in the final rinse.
oOr, add a fabric softener sheet and
tumble without
heat.
oUse lint brush or roller to remove lint.
oDo not overload dryer.
oUse fabric softener in washer or dryer to reduce
static electricity.
oRemove items when they are slightly damp to
avoid overdrying.
oCheck that lint screen is clean and in place.
oPilling is normal with
synthetic and permanent
press fabrics. This is due to
abrasion from
normal
wear.
,Overdrying.
• Use a lint brush or shaver to remove
pills.
olrreversible condition.
• Use fabric softener to lubricate fibers.
oWhen ironing, use spray starch or fabric finish on
collars and cuffs.
oTurn items inside out to reduce abrasion.
oFollow fabric care label directions.
olf shrinking is a concern, check load often.
oRemove items while slightly damp.
oBIock knits into shape.
oLay flat to complete drying.
oOverloading.
oLeaving items in dryer after
cycle ends.
oReduce load size and tumble at
medium or low heat for 5-10 minutes.
oRemove items immediately.
Hang or
fold.
10
oDo not overload dryer.
oRemove items as soon as cycle ends.

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