Use the Dryness Modifier to select dryness levels for the Auto Dry
Cycles. Press DRYNESS until the desired Dryness setting
The preset dryness setting is Normal when an Automatic Cycle is
selected. You can select a different dryness level, depending on
your load, by pressing Dryness and choosing More, Normal, Less
or Damp. Selecting More, Normal, Less or Damp automatically
adjusts the dryness level at which the dryer will shut off. Once a
dryness level is set, it cannot be changed without stopping the
NOTE: Dryness Level selections cannot be used with the Timed
Timed Cycle Modifiers
Use the Temperature Modifier to select temperatures
Timed Cycles. Press TEMP until the desired temperature setting
NOTE: Temperature modifiers cannot be used with the Auto Dry
Use the Air Only Modifier for items that require drying without
heat such as rubber, plastic and heat-sensitive
fabrics. This table
shows examples of items that can be dried using Air Only.
Type of Load
Foam rubber - pillows, padded bras, stuffed toys
20 - 30
Plastic - Shower curtains, tablecloths
20 - 30
40 - 50
*Reset cycle to complete drying, if needed.
When using Air Only
Check that coverings are securely stitched.
Shake and fluff pillows by hand periodically during the cycle.
Dry item completely.
Foam rubber pillows are slow to dry.
NOTE: Air Only is not available with Automatic
You can customize your cycles by selecting options.
On some models, select Drum Light to turn on the light inside the
dryer drum. During a cycle, if Drum Light is selected, the drum
light turns on and will remain on until DRUM LIGHT is pressed
again, the door is opened and closed, or the door is left open for
When the dryer is not running, the drum light will turn on when
DRUM LIGHT is pressed or the dryer door is opened, and it will
remain on until the dryer door has been open for 5 minutes, the
dryer door is closed or DRUM LIGHT is pressed again.
Press DRUM LIGHT at any time to turn the drum light ON or OFF.
The WRINKLE SHIELD
setting helps keep wrinkles from
forming when you cannot unload the dryer promptly at the end of
a cycle. During this option, the dryer stops tumbling and then
tumbles again for a brief period.
Press the WRINKLE SHIELD
setting to get up to
120 minutes of heat-free, periodic tumbling at the end of a
Stop the WRINKLE SHIELD
setting at any time by pressing
setting or opening the dryer door.
For the Perm Press/Casual Cycle, the WRINKLE SHIELD
setting is preset to ON. The other Automatic
Cycles will retain
the WRINKLE SHIELD
setting. For example, if you select
the WRINKLE SHIELD
setting in the Normal cycle, the
setting will be on the next time you
select the Normal cycle.
NOTE: If you do not select the WRINKLE SHIELD
dryer stops after cool down.
Damp Dry Signal
Select the Damp Dry Signal to alert you that your clothes are
80% dry. This is useful when you want to remove
lightweight items in a mixed load to avoid overdrying or remove
partially dry items that may need ironing.
The Damp Dry Signal is useful when drying bedsheets/linens
mixed load. When the signal goes off, open the door to stop the
dryer, rearrange the load inside the dryer, close the door and
restart the dryer to finish the drying cycle. Rearranging the load
will aid in the drying process.
NOTE: The Damp Dry Signal is available only with the Automatic