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Avoid Service Checklist
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common occurrences
that are not the result of defective workmanship or materials in this dryer.
OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
Dryer does not start.
Electrical power cord is not securely plugged in or plug
Make sure the plug fits tightly in wall outlet.
may be loose.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped.
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
Make sure electrical line is not overloaded and the dryer is on a
separate circuit.
Call authorized service person for replacement.
Replace fuse.
Thermal limiter tripped.
Dryer runs but won't
There are 2 house fuses in the dryer circuit. If 1 of the 2
heat.
fuses is blown, the drum may turn but the heater will not
operate. (electric models)
Gas supply valve is not open (gas models).
Check to make sure supply valve is open. See INSTALLATION
INSTRUCTIONS for procedure.
Dryer does not have enough air supply to support the
See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
burner flame (gas models).
LP gas supply tank is empty or there has been a utility
Refill or replace tank.
interruption
of natural gas (gas models).
Dryer should heat when utility service is restored.
Drying cycle takes too
Lint filter is clogged with lint.
Make sure all lint has been removed from the dryer lint filter
long, outside of the
before starting each cycle.
dryer feels too hot or
Exhaust duct requirements
have not been met.
Exhaust duct must be at least 4 inches in diameter and made
smells hot.
of rigid or semi-rigid 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 circuit.
Drying time will be 20% longer than drying on a 240 volt
circuit.
Drying procedures have not been followed.
See "Operating
Instructions."
Outside exhaust hood or exhaust duct may be clogged
Clean out any obstruction.
or restricted.
High humidity.
Use a dehumidifier
near the dryer.
Excessive wrinkling.
Dryer is overloaded.
Do not overload. See "Operating
Instructions."
Items left in dryer too long.
Remove items as soon as cycle ends.
Insufficient
sorting of items.
See "Operating
Instructions."
Drying temperature
too high.
Follow fabric care label instructions.
Scratching or chipping
Foreign objects such as coins, pins, clips or buttons
Always remove foreign objects from pockets before laundering.
of the drum finish,
are inside the dryer.*
Remove objects from drum and restart dryer.
Permanently attached items such as belt buckles,
It may be necessary to sew a scrap of material securely around
zippers and fasteners may be hitting the inside of the
ornaments before drying to prevent scratching and damage to
drum.*
the dryer.
*Drum damage caused by foreign objects or permanently
attached items is not covered by the warranty.

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