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Regular Cleaning - Kenmore 796.6152 Series Use & Care Manual

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WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock, or injury to persons, read this entire manual,
including
the important
Safety instructions, before operating
this dryer.
* Unplug the dryer or turn the power off before cleaning to ovoid the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this
warning
can cause serious injury, fire, electrical
shock, or death.
* Never use horsh chemlcols, obrosive deoners,
or solvents to cleon the dryer. They will damage
the finish.
REGULAR CLEANING
Cleaning
the Exterior
Proper care of your dryer can extend its life. The outside
of the machine can be cleaned
with warm water and
a mild, nonabrasive
household detergent.
Immediately
wipe off any spills with a soft, damp cloth.
IMPORTANT:
Do not use cleaning
alcohols,
solvents, or
similar products.
NEVER use steel wool or abrasive cleansers because
they can damage
the surface.
Cleaning
the Interior
Wipe
around the door opening
and seat with a soft,
damp cloth to prevent lint and dust buildup that could
damage
the door seal.
Clean the window with a soft cloth dampened
with
warm water and a mild, nonabrasive
household
detergent,
then wipe dry.
NEVER use steel wool or abrasive cleansers; they can
scratch or damage
the surface.
Cleaning
Around
and Under the Dryer
Vacuum lint and dust from around the dryer and
underneath
it regularly.
ALWAYS make sure the lint filter is clean before every
cycle. The CHECK FILTER light on the control panel will
blink before every cycle to remind you.
NOTE: NEVER operate
the dryer without
the lint filter.
To remove
lint between
cycles:
Open the dryer door.
Putt the lint filter straight
up.
Roll any lint off: the filter with your fingers.
Periodic
thorough
cleaning:
Some fabric
softeners can build up on the lint filter over
time. This buitdup
can restrict the airflow
through the
filter reducing
dryer efficiency
and lengthening
drying
times. After removing
lint, if the filter looks dark or dirty
when held up to the light, follow these steps to clean:
Cleaning
the Lint Filter
Lint Filter
Use hot soapy water and a stiff brush to clean
the filter.
Make sure the filter is completely
dry before
reinstalling
it and using the dryer.
NOTE: NEVER operate
the dryer with a wet lint filter.
Maintaining
Ductwork
Vent ductwork
should be checked
for lint build up once per
month and cleaned
at least once per year. If any noticeable
reduction
in airflow
or dryincj performance
occurs, immedi-
ately check the ductwork
for obstruction
and blockacjes.
Con-
tact a qualified
technician
or service provider.
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