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  • Page 2 Before Using Your New Dryer Congratulations on your decision to purchase a Coldspot Dryer. You will find it a very efficient and dependable helper with your laundry. Please take a few minutes to read this guide. It contains important information about the installation, operation and service of your...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Safety First ......... Use of Pretreatment Softeners/Conditioners ....Articles That Should Be Air Dried in Your Dryer ......Articles That Should'Not Be Dried in Your Dryer ....Table of Eneggy Savings Ideas ....... Contents Using Your New Dryer Basic Rules ......How to Dry a Load of Laundry ..
  • Page 4: Safety First

    Safety First Personal Injury/Electrical Shock/Fire Hazard • Important safety instructions for your dryer are listed below. Read and follow carefully the Rules For Safe Use Of Your Coldspot Dryer. Failure to do so could result in serious injury or death, electrical shock, fire or explosion.
  • Page 5: Use Of Pretreatment

    )s (con't) (con'0 DON'Ts not store • Do or use any thmmable • If disconnecting your gas dryer be sure both valves are shut off (one in the liquid or gas near this or any other dryer, one in the supply line). appliance.
  • Page 6 Articles That Should Be Air Dried in Your Dryer (No heat setting) FIRE HAZARD Your dryer provides an air dry cycle in which items can be tumbled at room temperature. Use the air setting for: 1. Articles that contain plastic, foam or sponge rubber, or rubber.
  • Page 7 ergy Saving Ideas Your dryer is built to work with the greatest efficiency and least cost. These tips can help you save energy and bring your costs down even more. • Place your dryer so the exhaust duct is as short and straight as possible. Long ducting - and turns can increase drying time, using more energy.
  • Page 8: Using Your New Dryer

    SECTION 1 Using Your New Dryer BASIC RULES LINTING SORTING For best results, clothes should be _,-(Corduroy -• (Terry Cloth, Towels \ Oh'o," I Perm Press, • sorted into loads that can be dried together. Here is how you sort clothes by color, fabric and construc- PRECARE tion, and linting.
  • Page 9: How To Dry A Load Of Laundry

    SECTION 1 lOW TO DRY A LOAD OF LAUNDRY • Put your laundry into the dryer and 4. Activate the start control to begin close the door. the drying cycle. '..Set the feature controls for your 5. To stop your dryer at any time, dryer according to the use instruc- open the door or move the tions you received with it.
  • Page 10: How Dry Should Laundry Be

    SECTION 1 How Dry Should Laundry Be Certain fabrics need less drying than others. Also consider if they are to be ironed. For best care follow these guidelines. AFTER DRYING DRYNESS DRYER SETTING* Auto Cycle Timed Cycle Put clothes in plastic Damp for ironing lessdry or...
  • Page 11: Fabric Care Guide

    SECTION 2 fabric Care Guide PERMANENT PRESS FABRICS Permanent Press or Durable Press is tends to relax or shrink to its original a special finish applied during manu- size. This happens whether the facturing to help a garment keep its garment is wet by rain, hand wash- _hape without ironing.
  • Page 12: Drying Special Items

    SECTION 3 Drying Special Items BABY CLOTHES Bedding, gowns, shirts, diapers • Follow care label instructions, if available. • Wash and dry very small items in a mesh bag or pillowcase. • Use setting for cotton knits. Remove from dryer while slightly damp and air dry before storing.
  • Page 13: Bonded, Laminated Or Foam Backed Fabrics

    SECTION 3 • Remove from dryer. Complete drying by hanging item over two parallel clothes lines or by placing on fiat surface. Straighten edges and reshape to size. • Raise nap with a stiff brush using short lengthwise strokes. • Press binding if needed. •...
  • Page 14: Napped, Quilted Items

    SECTION 3 NAPPED, QUILTED ITEMS Chenille, fleecy coats, pads, corduroy mattress • Dry with heat. • Remove from dryer while slightly damp. • Smooth, reshape and air dry before putting away. • These items are lint givers -- dry separately or with like items.
  • Page 15: Rubber/Plastic Overshoes, Tennis Shoes, Slippers

    SECTION 3 RUBBER/PLASTIC OVERSHOES, TENNIS SHOES, SLIPPERS • Dry on AIR SETTING ONLY, except for slippers and tennis shoes which may be tumble dried with heat. • Add dry terry towels to balance the load, or use the drying rack, if included with your dryer. SCAI-rER RUGS 1.
  • Page 16: Care, Service, Upkeep

    SECTION 4 Care, Service, Upkeep HOW TO SAVE ON SERVICE service.* Check these points BEFORE you call IF YOUR DRYER WON'T WON'T DOESN'T DRY POSSIBLE REASON- START HEAT CLOTHES DO THIS TO CORRECT SATISFACTORILY • Be surethe cordis pluggedall theway into electrical o utlet.
  • Page 17 SECTION 4 _;leaning Dryer Interior • Use powdered laundry detergent and hot water. Make a paste with the detergent and Electrical Shock Hazard hot water. Apply paste to a so_ cloth Turn off electrical power and scrub the discoloredarea until disconnect dryer from power supply excess dye is removed.
  • Page 18 SECTION 4 When You Get To Your New Home: ELECTRIC DRYERS GAS DRYERS Fire Hazard Electric Shock Hazard Before you connect your gas Before you connect your electric dryer in your new home, be sure dryer in your new home, be sure a licensed electrician confirms that your gas supplier or dealer checks to see that your dryer has the...
  • Page 19: Moving Dryer

    SECTION 4 =rot Cleaning Instructions Lint can gather inside the dryer and be a fuel for fire. It is recommended Electrical Shock the lint be removed every 2 to 3 Personal years, or more often, depending Injury Hazard dryer usage. Cleaning should be •...
  • Page 20: Lint Cleaning Instructions

    SECTION 4 Lint Cleaning Instructions (con't) If your dryer is gas and has a full front panel, remove front panel as follows: This should be done only by a qualified person. I. Unplug the power supply cord or Remove screws before opening top turn off the electrical power.
  • Page 21 SECTION 4 '1aintaining the Lint Screen 1. Wet both surfaces of the lint screen Laundry detergent and fabric softener and the bristles of a nylon brush with usage, over time, may cause a build- hot water. up on the lint screen. A clogged lint 2.
  • Page 24 • SEARS, ROEBUCK AND CO. Sears Tower Chicago, IL 60684 PART NO. 3396420 PRINTED IN U.S.A.

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