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Problem
Possible Causes
Clothes take too long
Improper sorting
to dry
Large loads of heavy fabrics
{like beach towels)
What To Do
, Separate heavy items from lightweight items (generally,
a well-sorted washer load is a well-sorted dryer load),
, Large,heavy fabrics contain more moisture and take
longer to dry. Separate large, heavy fabrics into smaller
loads to speed drying time.
, Notch control settings to the load you are drying.
, Cleon lint filter before every load.
, Checkinstallation instructions for proper
ductingiventing.
, Make sure ducting is clean, free of kinks and
unobstructed.
, Checkto see if outside wall damper operates easily.
, Checkthe Installation Instructions to make sure the
dryer venting is correct.
Controls improperly set
Lint filter is full
Improper or obstructed
ducting
Blown fuses or tripped
, Replace fuses or reset circuit breakers. Since most dryers
circuit breaker
use 2 fuses/breakers, make sure both are operating.
Overloading/combining
loads
, Do not put more than one washer load in the dryer
at a time.
Underloading
, If you are drying only one or two items, add a few items
to ensure proper tumbling.
Clothes are wrinkled
Overdrging
, Select a shorter drying time.
, Remove items while they still hold a slight amount of
moisture. Select a LESS DRY or DAMP DRY setting.
Letting items sit in dryer
, Remove items when cycle ends and fold or hang
after cycle ends
immediately.
Overloading
, Separate large loads into smaller ones.
Clothes shrink
Some fabrics will naturally
shrink
, To ovoid shrinkage, follow garment care labels exactly.
when washed. Others can be
, Some items may be pressed back into shape after drying.
safely washed, but will shrink
in the dryer
, If you are concerned about shrinkage in a particular
item, do not machine wash or tumble dry it.
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