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Loading And Using The Dryer; Care And Cleaning Of The Dryer; Fabric Care Labels - GE 175D1807P241 Owner's Manual

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Loading and using the dryer.

Sorting and Loading Hints
As a general rule, if clothes are sorted properly for the washer, they are sorted properly for the dryer.
Do not add fabric softener sheets once the load has become warm. They may cause fabric softener stains.
Do not overload. This wastes energy and causes wrinkling.
Do not dry the following items: fiberglass items, woolens, rubber-coated items, plastics, items with plastic trim and
foam-filled items.

Care and Cleaning of the Dryer

The Exterior: Wipe or dust any spills or washing
compounds with a damp cloth. Dryer control
panel and finishes may be damaged by some
laundry pretreatment soil and stain remover
products. Apply these products away from the
dryer. The fabric may then be washed and dried
normally. Damage to your dryer caused by these
products is not covered by your warranty.
The Lint Filter: Clean the lint filter before each
use. Moisten your fingers and reach into the filter
opening. Run your fingers across the filter. Have a
qualified technician vacuum the lint from the dryer
once a year.

Fabric Care Labels

Below are fabric care label "symbols" that affect the clothing you will be laundering.
WASH LABELS
Machine
wash
cycle
Normal
Permanent Press/
wrinkle resistant
Water
temperature
Hot
(50¡C/120¡F)
BLEACH LABELS
Bleach
symbols
Any bleach
Only non-chlorine bleach
(when needed)
(when needed)
10
Always follow the fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering.
Gentle/
Do not wash
Do not wring
Hand wash
delicate
Warm
Cold/cool
(40¡C/105¡F)
(30¡C/85¡F)
Do not bleach
The Exhaust Duct: Inspect and clean the exhaust
ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging. A
partially clogged exhaust can lengthen the drying
time.
Follow these steps:
Turn off electrical supply by disconnecting the
1
plug from the wall socket.
Disconnect the duct from the dryer.
2
Vacuum the duct with the hose attachment and
3
reconnect the duct.
The Exhaust Hood: Check with a mirror that the inside
flaps of the hood move freely when operating. Make
sure that there is not wildlife (birds, insects, etc.)
nesting inside the duct or hood.
DRY LABELS
Tumble
dry
Dry
Normal
Permanent Press/
wrinkle resistant
Heat
setting
High
Medium
Special
instructions
Line dry/
hang to dry
Do not dry
Gentle/
(used with
Do not tumble dry
delicate
do not wash)
Low
No heat/air
Dry flat
In the shade
Drip dry

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