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GE DDE5300G Use And Care Manual

General electric clothes dryer user manual
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Care and Cleaning
Consumer Services
Controls Setting Guide
Dryer Exhaust
Knit Drying Tips
Lint Filter
Model and Serial Numbers
Operating Your Dryer
Problem Solver
Safety Instructions
Storing Dryer
User Maintenance Instructions 13
Back Cover
Models DDE5300G
5-7, 11
5,9, 13



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  • Page 1 5,9, 13 Loading Model and Serial Numbers Operating Your Dryer Perm. Press Drying Tips 5-7, 11, 12 Problem Solver 10-12 Safety Instructions Sorting Storing Dryer User Maintenance Instructions 13 Warranty Back Cover GEAmwer Center@ 80~6262000 Models DDE5300G DDG5380G GEAppiances Dryer...
  • Page 2: Model And Serial Numbers

    All drying instruction terms in this book conform to the Care Labeling Rule established by the Federal Trade Commission, January 1984. To obtain a Spanish language version of this book, call GE Answer Center” 800.626.2000 consumer information service. Para obtener la~ersi6n en...
  • Page 3: Safety Notice

    WO~~T S~ETY INSTRUCTIONS Read all instructions before usi~ this appliance. IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE The California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the state to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm and requires businesses to warn customers of potential...
  • Page 4 Important Safety Imtructiom To minimize the possibility of injury. Never reach into the dryer while the drum is moving. Before loading, unloading or adding clothes, wait until the drum has completely stopped. Close supervision is necessary if this appliance is used by or near children.
  • Page 5: Sorting

    How to opemte your dryer WA~ING—To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance. bad Your Dryer Properly. Clean the lint filter each time the dryer is used. Always be sure the lint filter is in place.
  • Page 6 Controls Setting Guide for different fabrics and loads Cottons & Linens Permanent Press, Treated Cottons, Blends with Cotton Synthetics—Polyester, Nylon, Acrylic Knits and Woven Fabrics Sturdy Delicate Silks and Wools, Blends including Silks and Wools Rayon and Acetate Down-filled garments, if machine washing and drying are recommended.
  • Page 7 — Special Instructions Do not dry non-colorfast items with whites or Iight-colored items. Do not overload dryer; clothes should tumble freely. Remove promptly as soon as dryer stops; place clothes on hangers to minimize wrinkling. Do not overload dryer; clothes should tumble freely. Rcmovc promptly as soon as dryer stops, place clothes on hangers to minimize wrinkling.
  • Page 8: Sorting

    How to sort the clothes Normally, if you have sorted clothes correctly for washing, you will also have properly sorted drying loads. Sort by surface tefiure from LINT PRODUCERS—such as terry toweling and chenille—give up lint. LINT COLLE~RS— such as man-made fibers and napped fabrics like velveteen and corduroy—attract lint, and must be dried separately.
  • Page 9: Lint Filter 5

    How to load the clothes Don’t overload your dryer. Crowded loads don’t dry efficiently and clothes may be unnecessarily wrin~ed. Loads should look like this: Drum with Cottons & Linens Ene~y-Saving~ps Sort clothes by weight so you won’t have to run an extra cycle for one or two heavier, slower-d-rying items.
  • Page 10 Questiom? Use This Problem Solver —~- POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY PROBLEM Dryer unplugged. Make sure power cord is plugged in. DRYER WON’T START s No power to dryer. Check fuses and circuit breakers to make sure dryer is getting current. Most electric dryers use two. Controls improperly set.
  • Page 11 PROBLEM POSSIBLE CAUSE AND REMEDY Relaxation shrinkage SHRINKAGE, KNITS and elongated by the manufacturer. When this occurs, garment maybe pressed back into shape after each wash and dry cycle. Progressive or delayed shrinkage gradually removed by laundering. Maybe noticed in older garments that have been laundered many times without previous shrinkage.
  • Page 12 Since it’s the cotton portion which is treated for Permanent Press, a loss or decrease of Permanent Press performance will result. If you need more help.. call, toll free: GE Answer Center” 800.626.2000 consumer information service (continued)
  • Page 13: Care And Cleaning

    Care and Cleaning USER MAINTENANCE INSTRUCTIONS God dryer care The Drum. Porcelain enamel drum is rust-resistant and requires no special care. The Exterior. Wipe off any spills or washing compounds. Wipe or dust with damp cloth. Try not to strike the surface with sharp objects.
  • Page 15: Consumer Services

    Wdll Be There With ‘the purchase of your new GE appliance, receive the assurance that if you ever need information or assistance from GE, we’ll be there. Al you have to do is cdl—toll-free! In-Home Repai Servjce 800-GE-CARES (800=-273fl A GE Consumer Service professional wtil provide expert repair service, scheduled at a time that’s convenient...
  • Page 16: What Is Covered

    To know what your legal rights are in your state, consult your local or state consumer affairs office or your state’s Attorney General. If further help is needed concerning this warranty, write: Manager—Consumer Affairs, GE Appliances, Louisville, KY 40225 Part No. 113 D5497P147 Pub.

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