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Loading And Using The Dryer; Care And Cleaning Of The Dryer - GE 234D1157P002 Owner's Manual

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loading and using the dryer.

Always follow the fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering.
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.
fabric Conditioner Dryer Sheets have been
approved for use in all GE Dryers when used in
accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.

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.
Do not overload. This wastes energy and causes
Do not dry the following items: fiberglass items,
woolens, rubber-coated items, plastics, items with
plastic trim and foam-filled items.
Stainless Steel: To clean stainless steel surfaces,
use a damp cloth with a mild, non-abrasive cleaner
suitable for stainless steel surfaces. Remove the
cleaner residue, and then dry with a clean cloth.
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
plug from the wall socket.
Disconnect the duct from the dryer.
Vacuum the duct with the hose attachment and
reconnect the duct.
The Exhaust Hood: Check from the outside that the
flaps of the hood move freely when operating. Make
sure that there is not wildlife (birds, insects, etc.) nesting
inside the duct or hood.

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