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Whirlpool LEQ8800JQ1 Use & Care Manual

Electric and gas dryer


Use &CareGuide
For questions about features, operation/performance,
parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301
or visit our website
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  • Page 1 ® Whi#l_ol ,_l_Appliances ELECTRIC AND GASDRYERS Use &CareGuide For questions about features, operation/performance, parts accessories or service, call: 1-800-253-1301 or visit our website Table of Contents................L_@ %%5gO@:L 8314844 k E @-%_00 J T£...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS DRYER SAFETY ..............PARTS AND FEATURES ............ CHECKING YOUR VENT ........_ ....6 USING YOUR DRYER ............Starting Your Dryer ............Stopping and Restarting ..........Loading Clothes ............... Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips ......8 Cycle Descriptions ............Additional Features ............
  • Page 3: Dryersafety

    DRYERSAFETY safety safety important. Your and the of others are very 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 following: • 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: Partsand Features

    PARTSAND FEATURES Control panel Additional features your dryer may have: Model and serial number label Large side-swing door End of Cycle Signal selector Dryer drum WRINKLE SHIELD" selector Lint screen WRINKLE SHIELD" PLUS selector Exhaust grill ACCUDRY" electronic sensor Wide-opening door Super wide-swing door...
  • Page 6: Checking Your Vent

    3. The exhaust vent can be muted 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.
  • Page 7: Usingyour Dryer

    USINGYOUR StartingYourDryer Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp DRYER cloth to remove dust from storing and shipping. 1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely.
  • Page 8: Stopping And Restarting

    Stopping and Restarting Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips You can stop your dryer anytime during a cycle. Select the correct cycle and temperature for your load. To stop your dryer The Cycle Control knob does not move until the load is Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Control knob to Off, almost dry.
  • Page 9: Cycle Descriptions

    Timed Drying cycle(s) Cycle Descriptions Use your Timed Drying cycle to complete drying if items are still damp after the Automatic cycle. Also use Timed Your model may vary from the models shown. Drying for heavyweight and bulky items such as bedspreads and work clothes or large loads that require a long drying time.
  • Page 10: Additionalfeatures

    When using the DRYEL products, select the DRYEL setting in the Timed Dry cycle and the DRYEL setting (High/Heavy) on the temperature selector. DRYEL, when used in accordance with the manufacturer's directions, has been tested and approved for use in full-size dryers built by Whirlpool Corporation.
  • Page 11: Caring For Yourdryer

    3. Select the Timed Drying cycle and temperature, or the CARING FOR Fluff Air cycle. Push the START button. YOURDRYER NOTE: You must remove rack for normal tumbling. Do Cleaning the Lint Screen not use automatic cycles with the drying rack. This chart shows examples of items that can be rack dried.
  • Page 12: Cleaning The Dryer Interior

    To wash Changing the DrumLight 1. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water. 2. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. If your dryer has a drum light, the dryer light automatically Scrub lint screen with the brush to remove residue turns on inside the dryer drum when you open the door.
  • Page 13 TROUBLE. Dryer will not run • Check the following: SHOOTING Is the power cord plugged in? Has a fuse blown, or has circuit breaker tripped? Was a regular fuse used? Use a time-delay fuse. First try the solutions suggested here and Is the dryer door firmly closed? possibly avoid the cost of a service call...
  • Page 14: Troubleshooting

    Were items damaged before drying? Yellow Pages. For further assistance If you need further assistance, you can write to Whirlpool with any questions or concerns at: Whirlpool Corporation Consumer Assistance Center c/o Correspondence Dept.
  • Page 15: Warranty

    Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP" replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company. Whirlpool Corporation will not pay for: 1.

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