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Usingyour Dryer; Startingyourdryer - Whirlpool LEQ8800JQ1 Use & Care Manual

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Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not dry anything that has ever had anything
flammable on it (even after washing).
Failure to follow these instructions
can result in
death, explosion, or fire.
Fire Hazard
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be
dried on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle.
Failure to follow these instructions
can result in
death or fire.
Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp
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.
2. Turn the Cycle Control Knob to the recommended
cycle for the type of load being dried. Use the Energy
Preferred Automatic Setting ( * ) to dry most
heavyweight and medium weight loads. (See "Drying,
Cycle and Temperature Tips.")
Select a temperature
setting on models with a Temp/
Fabric selector. The cycle descriptions
setting suggestions.
NOTE: The temperature selector is part of the Cycle
Control knob on some models.
Select the End of Cycle Signal, if available. The signal is
helpful when drying permanent press or synthetics.
Promptly remove these items from the dryer at the end
of the cycle to prevent wrinkles.
On some models
The End of Cycle signal can be adjusted. Turn the
selector to the desired volume.
The End of Cycle Signal is part of the start button.
Turn the start button to ON or OFE
5. Select the desired option. (See "Options.")
6. Push the START button.

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