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OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
OCCURRENCE
DRYER
DRYER
DRYER
DRYER
DRYER
Dryer does not start.
Dryer runs but won't
heat.
Drying cycle takes too
long, outside of the dryer
feels too hot or smells
hot.
Excessive wrinkling.
Discolored Dryer Drum
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE CAUSE
Electrical power cord is not securely
plugged in or plug may be loose.
House fuse blown or circuit breaker
tripped.
Thermal limiter tripped.
There are 2 house fuses in the dryer
circuit. If 1 of the 2 fuses is blown, the
drum may turn but the heater will not
operate.
Lint screen is clogged with lint.
Exhaust duct requirements have not been
met.
Electric dryer is connected to a 208 volt
circuit.
Drying procedures have not been
followed.
Outside exhaust hood or exhaust duct
may be clogged or restricted.
High humidity.
Dryer is overloaded.
Items left in dryer too long.
Insufficient sorting of items.
Drying temperature too high.
Dye transfer from non-colorfast fabrics.
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
SOLUTION
Make sure the plug fits tightly in wall outlet.
Reset circuit breaker or replace fuse.
Make sure electrical line is not overloaded and the dryer
is on a separate circuit.
Call authorized service person for replacement.
Replace fuse.
Make sure all lint has been removed from the dryer lint
screen before starting each cycle.
Exhaust duct must be at least 4 inches in diameter and
made of rigid or flexible metal.
When in place, the duct must have no more than two
90° bends and must not exceed length listed in
INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.
Drying time will be 20% longer than drying on a 240 volt
circuit.
See Drying Procedures.
Clean out any obstruction.
Use a dehumidifier near the dryer.
Do not overload. See Drying Procedures.
Remove items as soon as cycle ends.
See Drying Procedures.
Follow fabric care label instructions.
Clean the dryer with a damp cloth and a mild liquid
household cleanser. Remove cleanser residue before
drying the next load.
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