Electrolux 137357000A Use & Care Manual page 31

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Solutions
to Common
Problems
Semite
Prevention
Checklist
Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes common
occurrences that are not the result of defective workmanship
or materials in this dryer.
OCCURRENCE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
SOLUTION
Dryer does not start.
Electrical power cord is not securely plugged
Make sure the plug fits tightly in wall outlet.
in or plug may be loose.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker tripped.
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
Make sure electrical line is not overloaded
and the
dryer is on a separate circuit.
Thermal limiter tripped.
Call authorized service person for replacement.
LCD displays
Dryer has been programmed to temporarily
To return to the factory default settings, press and hold
n-_'3_'3
n'3_'3n-
ub,,u ,,,uuL.
perform a repeating demo cycle,
the temperature
and dryness buttons at the same for 5
seconds.
Dryer runs but won't
There are 2 house fuses in the dryer circuit. If 1
Replace fuse.
heat.
of the 2 fuses is blown, the drum may turn but
the heater will not operate. (electric models)
Gas supply valve is not open (gas models).
Check to make sure supply valve is open. See INSTAL-
LATION INSTRUCTIONS for procedure.
Dryer does not have enough air supply to
See INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
support the burner flame (gas models).
LP gas supply tank is empty or there has been
Refill or replace tank.
a utility interruption of natural gas (gas models).
Dryer should heat when utility service is restored.
Drying cycle takes too
Lint filter is clogged with lint.
Make sure all lint has been removed from the dryer lint
long, outside of the
filter before starting each cycle.
dryer feels too hot or
Exhaust duct requirements
have not been
Exhaust duct must be at least 4 inches in diameter and
smells hot.
met.
made of rigid or semi-rigid
metal.
When in place, the duct must have no more than
four 90 ° bends and must not exceed length listed in
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Electric dryer is connected
to a 208 volt
Drying time will be 20% longer than drying on a 240
circuit,
volt circuit.
Drying procedures
have not been followed.
See "Operating
Instructions."
Outside exhaust hood or exhaust duct may
Clean out any obstruction.
be clogged or restricted.
High humidity.
Use a dehumidifier
near the dryer.
Excessive wrinkling.
Dryer is overloaded.
Do not overload. See "Operating
Instructions."
Items left in dryer too long.
Remove items as soon as cycle ends.
Insufficient
sorting of items.
See "Operating
Instructions."
Drying temperature
too high.
Follow fabric care label instructions.
Scratching or chipping
Foreign objects such as coins, pins, clips or
Always remove foreign objects from pockets before
of the drum finish,
buttons are inside the dryer.*
laundering. Remove objects from drum and restart dryer.
Permanently
attached items such as belt
It may be necessary to sew a scrap of material
buckles, zippers and fasteners may be hitting
securely around ornaments
before drying to prevent
the inside of the drum.*
scratching
and damage to the dryer.
*Drum damage caused by foreign objects or permanently
attached items is not covered by the warranty.

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