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Care - Whirlpool YLTE5243DQ6 User Instructions

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Explosion H azard
Keep flammable
materials and vapors, such as
away from dryer.
Do not dry anything that has ever had anything
on it (even after washing).
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
explosion, or fire.
This booklet covers several different models. Your dryer may not
have all of the cycles and features described.
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 heavy to medium weight fabrics.
3. (OPTIONAL) Your dryer may have an END OF CYCLE SIGNAL.
The signal is helpful when drying items that should be
removed from the dryer as soon as it stops. The End of Cycle
signal is part of the Start button and is selectable. Turn the
Start button to ON or OFR The signal will sound only if the
selector is set to On.
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 he dried
on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle.
Failure to follow
these instructions can result in death
or fire.
4. If desired, add a fabric softener sheet. Use only ones labeled
as dryer safe. Follow package instructions.
5. Press the PUSH TO START button.
Stopping and Restarting
You can stop your dryer anytime during a cycle.
To stop your dryer
Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Control knob to OFE
NOTE: The Cycle Control knob should point to an Off area when
the dryer is not in use.
To restart your dryer
Close the door. Select a new cycle and temperature (if desired).
Press the PUSH TO START button.
Use a soft, damp cloth or sponge to wipe up any spills such as
detergent or bleach from the outside of your washer.
Clean your washer interior by mixing 1 cup (250 mL) of chlorine
bleach and 2 cups (500 mL) of detergent. Pour this mixture into
your washer and run it through a complete cycle using hot water.
Repeat this process if necessary.
Remove any hard water deposits using only cleaners labeled as
washer safe.
Cleaning the liquid fabric softener dispenser (on some
1. Remove dispenser by grasping top with both hands and
squeezing, while pushing upward with thumbs.
2. Rinse dispenser under a warm water faucet, then replace it.
NOTE: If your model has a liquid fabric softener dispenser, do not
wash clothes with this dispenser removed. Do not add detergent
or bleach to this dispenser; it is for liquid fabric softener only.
Replace inlet hoses after 5 years of use to reduce the risk of hose
failure. Periodically inspect and replace inlet hoses if bulges,
kinks, cuts, wear or leaks are found.
When replacing your inlet hoses, mark the date of replacement on
the label with a permanent marker.
Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would obstruct the
flow of combustion
and ventilation
Keep flammable
and vapors, such as
away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.

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