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Kenmore 27-1nch Wide - Extra Large Capacity Plus LAUNDRY CENTER Washer - Electric Dryer Use & Care Manual page 30

27-inch wide-extra large capacity plus laundry center washer-electric dryer
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Unusual sounds
Items shrinking
Has the dryer had a period of non-use?
If the dryer hasn't been used for a while, there may be a
thumping sound during the first few minutes of operation.
Lint on load
Is the lint screen clogged?
Clean lint screen. Check for air movement.
Wasthe
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
Is the load properly sorted?
Sorf lint givers (towels, chenille) from lint takers (corduroy,
synthetics). Also sort by color.
Is the load too big or too heavy?
Dry smaller loads so lint can be carried to the lint screen.
Wastheload
overdried?
Use correct dryer settings for load type. Overdrying can
cause lint-attracting
static electricity (see "Drying, Cycle, and
Temperature Tips").
Was the load removed from dryer at the end of the cycle?
Wasthe
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").
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Was paper or tissue left in pockets?
Is pilling being mistaken for lint?
Pilling (surface fuzz) is caused by normal wear and
laundering.
Stains on load or color change
Have you recently been painting, staining or varnishing in
the area where your laundry center is located?
If so, ventilate the area. When the odors or fumes are gone
from the area, re-wash and dry the clothing.
Is the dryer being used for the first time?
The new electric heating element may have an odor. The odor
will be gone after the first cycle.
Was dryer fabric
softener properly used?
Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle.
Fabric softener sheets added to a partially-dried
load can
stain your garments.
Were items soiled when placed in the dryer?
Items should be clean before being dried.
Garment
damage
Checkthe
following:
Were zippers, snaps, and hooks left open?
Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling?
Were items properly sorted?
Sort light colors from dark colors. Sort colorfast items from
noncolorfast
items.
Were care label instructions
followed?
Were items damaged before drying?
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