Download Print this page

Troubleshooting Dryer - Kenmore 27-1nch Wide - Extra Large Capacity Plus LAUNDRY CENTER Washer - Electric Dryer Use & Care Manual

27-inch wide-extra large capacity plus laundry center washer-electric dryer
Hide thumbs


Table of Contents
Gray whites, dingy colors
Did you properly sort the load?
Dye transfer can occur when mixing whites and colors in a
load. Sort dark clothes from whites and lights.
Was the wash temperature
too low?
Use warm washes if safe for the load.
Did you use enough detergent, or do you have hard
Use more detergent for washing heavy soils in cold or hard
Are the hot and cold water hoses reversed?
Check to be sure the hot and cold water hoses are connected
to the right faucets (see "Installation Instructions").
Were sharp items removed from pockets before washing?
Empty pockets, zip zippers, snap or hook fasteners before
Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling?
Were items damaged before washing? Mend rips and broken
threads in seams before washing.
Bid you overload the washer?
The wash load must be balanced and not overloaded. Loads
should move freely during washing.
Did you properly add chlorine bleach?
Do not pour chlorine bleach directly on load. Wipe up bleach
spills. Undiluted bleach will damage fabrics.
Did you follow the manufacturer's
care label instructions?
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid
the cost of a service call...
Clothes are not drying satisfactorily
Is the lint screen clogged with lint?
Is the exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint,
restricting air movement? Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes.
Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air
If you do not feel air movement,
clean exhaust
system of lint or replace exhaust vent with heavy metal or
flexible metal vent (see "Installation Instructions").
Is the exhaust vent crushed or kinked? Replace with heavy
metal or flexible metal vent (see "Installation
Has a fuse blown, or a circuit breaker tripped? Electric dryers
use 2 household fuses or breakers. The drum may be turning
but you may not have heat.
Has an air dry cycle been selected? Select the right cycle for
the types of garments being dried (see "Drying, Cycle and
Temperature Tips").
Are fabric softener sheets blocking the grille? Use only one
fabric softener sheet and only use it once.
Is the dryer located in a room with temperature
45°F (7°C}?
Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above
45°F (7°C).
Was a cold rinse water used? Was the load very wet?
Expect longer drying times with items rinsed in cold water
and with items that hold moisture (cottons).
Is the load too large and heavy to dry quickly?
Separate the load to tumble freely.
Dryer will not run
Is the power cord plugged in or power connected?
Has a fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped?
Was a regular fuse used? Use a time-delay fuse.
Is the dryer door firmly closed?
Was the START button firmly pressed?
Is a cycle selected?


Table of Contents

  Related Manuals for Kenmore Kenmore 27-1nch Wide - Extra Large Capacity Plus LAUNDRY CENTER Washer - Electric Dryer