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Whirlpool Gold GEX9868JQ1 Use & Care Manual

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ELECTRONIC
ELECTRIC AND
GASDRYERS
Use &CareGuide
For questions about features, operation/performance,
parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301
or vLsitour website at...www.whirlpool.oom
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  • Page 1 ELECTRONIC ELECTRIC AND GASDRYERS Use &CareGuide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or vLsitour website at...www.whirlpool.oom TableofContents ................8314840...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OFCONTENTS DRYER SAFETY ................PARTS AND FEATURES ............CHECKING YOUR VENT ............USING YOUR DRYER ..............Starting Your Dryer ............... Stopping, Pausing and Restarting ..........Loading Clothes ................Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips ........... 8 CYCLE DESCRIPTIONS ............. Automatic Cycle(s) ............... Timed Cycles ................
  • Page 3: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY Your safety and the safety of others are very important, We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER"...
  • Page 4 IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions, including the fol(owing: • Read all instructions before using the dryer. • Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt any servicing unless specifically recom- •...
  • Page 5: Parts And Features

    PARTS A ND FEATURES Control panel Additional features your dryer has: Model and serial number label End of Cycle Signal selector WRINKLE SHIELD selector Dryer drum Lint screen SENSEON electronic sensor Exhaust grill Drying rack Wide-opening door Drum light...
  • Page 6: Checking Your Vent

    3. The exhaust vent can be routed up, down, left, right, or CHECKING straight out the back of the dryer. Space requirements are listed in your Installation Instructions. YOUR VENT Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times, Use the minimum recommended installation clearances...
  • Page 7: Using Your Dryer

    USING Starting YburD 'er Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to YOUR DRYER remove dust from storing and shipping. The following steps provide an overview for operating your dryer. Specific directions for each step are contained in the following sections. 1.
  • Page 8: Loading Clothes

    • Use a no heat (air) setting for rubber, plastic or heat sensitive fabrics. Loading Clothes • Line dry bonded or laminated fabrics. Load clothes loosely into the dryer. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. The following chart shows If you are unsure of the temperature to select for a load, select examples of balanced loads that would allow for proper tumbling.
  • Page 9: Timed Cycles

    Touch Up Heavy Duty with the SENSEON" Drying System Select this cycle to thoroughly dry heavyweight items such as, Use your Touch Up cycle to remove wrinkles from clean clothes packed tightly in a suitcase or closet. You can also use Touch Up jeans, corduroys or work clothes.
  • Page 10: Air Only Setting

    WRINKLE SHIELD" The WRINKLE SHIELD light is lit when it is selected. The light flashes after the Cool Down period is complete. The WRINKLE SHIELD light will continue to flash until the Use theAirOnly setting f oritemsthatrequire drying without heat clothes are removed or the 120 minutes of WRINKLE such as rubber, plastic and heat sensitive fabrics.
  • Page 11: Caring Foryour Dryer

    • Some towels made of synthetic fibers and natural fibers 3. Select the Rack Dry cycle. Press the MORE TIME or LESS TIME arrows, if desired. Press the TIMED CYCLES SELECT (polyester and cotton blends) may shed more lint than other towels, causing your dryer's lint screen to fill up faster.
  • Page 12: Changing The Drum Light

    Is the exhaust vent crushed or kinked? Replace with a heavy metal vent. See your Installation Instructions. emoving Accumulated Lint fl'om Inside the Has a fuse blown, or a circuit breaker tdpped? Electdc dryers I)t3 er Cabinet use 2 household fuses or breakers. The drum may be turning but you may not have heat.
  • Page 13: Trou Bleshooting

    Have you recently been painting, staining or varnishing in the area where your dryer is located? If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool with If so, ventilate the area. When the odors or fumes are gone any questions or conc_,ns at: from the area, re-wash the clothing and then dry it.
  • Page 14: Warranty

    For one year from the date of installation, when this dryer is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP ®replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 15 Notes...
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