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Cleaning The Dryer Interior; Removingaccumulatedlint From Inside The Dryer Cabinet; Changing The Drumlight - Whirlpool LEQ8800JQ1 Use & Care Manual

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To wash
1. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water.
2. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent.
Scrub lint screen with the brush to remove residue
buildup.
3. Rinse screen with hot water.
4. Thoroughly
dry lint screen with a clean towel. Replace
screen in dryer.
Cleaning the Dryer hlterior
Changing the DrumLight
If your dryer has a drum light, the dryer light automatically
turns on inside the dryer drum when you open the door.
Fire Hazard
Replace light bulb cover before operating dryer.
Failure to do so can result in death or fire.
Explosion Hazard
Use nonflammable
cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
To clean dryer drum:
1. Make a paste with powdered laundry detergent and
very warm water.
2. Apply paste to a soft cloth.
OR
Apply a liquid, non-flammable
household cleaner to the
stained area and rub with a soft cloth until all excess dye is
removed.
3. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
4. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry drum.
NOTE: Garments which contain unstable dyes such as
denim blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may
discolor the dryer interior. These stains are not harmful to
your dryer and will not stain future loads of clothes. Dry
unstable dye items inside out to prevent dye transfer.
RemovingAccumulatedLint
from Inside the Dryer Cabinet
Lint should be removed every two years, or more often,
depending on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a
qualified person.
The drum light will be one of two types. Either light
provides sufficient illumination of the interior of your dryer.
To change drum light type 1
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power,
2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the
back wall of the dryer. Turn the cover clockwise.
Remove cover from dryer.
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise.
Replace the bulb with a
40-watt appliance bulb only. Replace the cover and
lock in place by turning counterclockwise,
4. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
To change drum light type 2
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the
back wall of the dryer, Remove the screw located in the
lower right corner of the cover. Remove the cover.
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise.
Replace the bulb with a
10-watt appliance bulb only. Replace the cover.
4. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
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