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Troubleshooting; Assistance Orservice - Whirlpool LEQ8800JQ1 Use & Care Manual

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Items shrinking
• Was the dryer overloaded?
Dry smaller loads that can tumble freely.
Did the load overdry?
Check the manufacturer's care label. Match dryer setting
to load type (see "Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips").
Loads are wrinkled
Was load removed from dryer at the end of the
cycle?
Was dryer overloaded?
Dry smaller loads that can tumble freely.
Did load overdry?
Check the manufacturer's care label. Match dryer setting
to load type (see"Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips").
Odors
If the dryer is electric, is it being used for the first
time?
The new electric heating element may have an odor.
The odor will be gone after the first cycle.
If the dryer is gas, there may be a gas leak:
Turn off the gas supply line, leave your house and then
call your local gas company.
Are household chemical odors being drawn into the
dryer?
Store and use paints, varnishes, etc. away from your
dryer whenever possible. Proper ventilation must be
used if painting or staining near the dryer.
Garment damage
Check the following:
Were zippers, snaps, and hooks left open?
Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling?
Were care label instructions followed?
Were items damaged before drying?
ASSISTANCE
ORSERVICE
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
"Troubleshooting."
It may save you the cost of a service
call. If you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the
complete model and serial number of your appliance. This
information will help us to better respond to your request.
If you need replacement
parts
If you need to order replacement
parts, we recommend
that you only use FSP_ factory specified parts. These parts
will fit right and work right because they are made with the
same precision used to build every new WHIRLPOOL ®
appliance. To locate factory specified replacement parts in
your area, call our Consumer Assistance Center at 1-800-
253-1301, or your nearest designated service center.
For assistance
Call the Whirlpool Consumer Assistance Center
toll free: 1-800-253-1301.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
Features and specifications
on our full line of
appliances.
Installation information,
Use and maintenance procedures.
Accessory and repair parts sales.
Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking,
hearing impaired, limited vision, etc.).
Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors,
and
service companies. Whirlpool designated service
technicians are trained to fulfill the product warranty
and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in the
United States.
To locate the Whirlpool designated service company in
your area, you can also look in your telephone directory
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.
2000 North M-63
Benton Harbor, M149022-2692
Please include a daytime phone number in your
correspondence.
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