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User Maintenance Instructions; Troubleshooting; Regular Cleaning; Before Calling For Service - LG Tromm DLEX8377NM User's Manual & Installation Instructions

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USER-MAINTENANCE I NSTRUCTIONS
TROUBLESHOOTING
REGULAR CLEANING
,WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using this
appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:
• Unplug the dryer before cleaning to avoid the risk of electric shock. Failure to follow this warning can
cause serious injury, fire, electrical shock, or death.
• Never use harsh chemicals, abrasive cleaners, or solvents to clean the washer.
They will damage the finish.
Cleaning the Exterior
Proper care of your dryer can extend its life.
The outside
of the machine
can be cleaned
with
warm water
and a mild, nonabrasive
household
detergent.
Immediately wipe off any spills with a soft,
damp cloth.
IMPORTANT: Do not use methylated spirits,
solvents, or similar products.
Never use steel wool or abrasive cleansers; they
can damage the surface.
Cleaning the Lint Filter
Lint Filter
Cleaning the Interior
Wipe around
the door opening
and seal with a
soft, damp
cloth to prevent
lint and dust buildup
that could
damage
the door seal.
Clean the window with a soft cloth dampened
with warm water and a mild, nonabrasive
household detergent; then wipe dry.
The stainless steel drum can be cleaned with
a conventional
stainless steel cleaner, used
according to the manufacturer's
specifications.
Never use steel wool or abrasive cleansers; they
can scratch or damage the surface.
Cleaning Around and Under the Dryer
Vacuum
lint and dust from around
the dryer and
underneath
it regularly.
Vent ductwork
should
be
checked
for lint buildup
and cleaned
at least once
per year. If any noticeable
reduction
in airflow
or
drying
performance
occurs,
immediately
check
ductwork
for obstructions
and blockages.
Maintaining Ductwork
Vent ductwork
should
be checked
for lint
buildup
and cleaned
at least once per year. If
any noticeable
reduction
in airflow
or drying
performance
occurs,
immediately
check
ductwork
for obstructions
and blockages.
Contact
a
qualified
technician
or service
provider.
Always
clean the lint filter after every cycle.
To clean,
open the dryer
door and pull the lint
filter straight
up. Then:
O
Roll any lint off the filter with
your fingers, or
J
O
Vacuum the lint filter, or
O
Wash the lint filter in warm,
soapy water and allow to dry
thoroughly before reinstalling.
NOTE: NEVER operate the dryer without the lint
filter in place.
BEFORE CALLING FOR SERVICE
Your dryer is equipped with an automatic error-monitoring
system to detect and diagnose problems at an
early stage. If your dryer does not function properly or does not function at all, check the following before
you call for service.
Dryer will not
turn on
Dryer does not heat
Greasy or dirty spots
on clothes
• Power cord is not properly
plugged in.
• House fuse is blown, circuit
breaker has tripped, or
power outage has occurred.
House fuse is blown, circuit
breaker has tripped, or
power outage has occurred.
Gas supply or service turned
off (gas models only).
• Fabric softener used
incorrectly.
• Clean and dirty clothes being
dried together.
• Make sure that the plug is plugged securely into a
grounded outlet matching the dryer's rating plate.
• Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not increase
fuse capacity. If the problem is a circuit overload,
have it corrected by a qualified electrician.
• Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse. Do not
increase fuse capacity. If the problem is a
circuit overload, have it corrected by a qualified
electrician.
• Confirm that the house gas shutoff and the dryer
gas shutoff are both fully open.
Clean and dirty clothes being
dried together.
• Confirm and follow the instructions
provided with
your fabric softener.
• Make sure to use your dryer to dry only clean
items, because dirty items can soil clean clothes
placed in the same or subsequent
loads.
• Stains on dried clothes are actually stains that
weren't removed during the washing process.
Make sure that clothes are being completely
cleaned according to the instructions for your
washer and detergent.
Display shows error
• Thermistor
is malfunctioning.
• Turn off the dryer and call for service.
code tEl or tF_..2
Lint on clothes
• Lint filter not cleaned
properly.
• Laundry not sorted properly.
Excess static in clothes.
Excess static in
clothes after drying
Dryer is overloaded.
Tissue, paper, etc., left
in pockets.
Make sure the lint filter is cleaned before every
load. With some loads that produce high amounts
of lint, it may be necessary to clean the filter
during the cycle.
• Some fabrics are lint producers
(i.e., a fuzzy white
cotton towel) and should be dried separately from
clothes that are lint trappers (i.e., a pair of black
linen pants).
• See the Excess static in clothes after drying
section below.
• Divide larger loads into smaller loads for drying.
• Check pockets thoroughly
before washing and
drying clothes.
• Use a fabric softener to reduce static electricity.
Be sure to follow the manufacturer's
instructions.
• Overdrying a load of laundry can cause a buildup
of static electricity. Adjust settings and use a
shorter drying time, or use SENSOR DRY cycles.
• These materials can cause static buildup. Try
using a fabric softener.
• Fabric softener not used or
used incorrectly.
• Clothes dried too long
(overdried).
Drying synthetics, permanent
press, or synthetic blends.

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