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Whirlpool W10596019A Use & Care Manual page 11

Electronic dryer
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Adjust cycle settings, if desired
Appearance may vary.
You may adjust different settings, depending on whether you
have selected an Automatic Cycle, Manual Cycle, or Steam
Cycle (on some models). See the "Cycle Guide" for detailed
NOTE: Not all options and settings are available with all cycles.
Not all cycles are on all models.
Automatic Cycles:
You can select a different dryness level, depending on your
load. Touch DRYNESS LEVEL to scroll to More, Normal, or
Less. Selecting More, Normal, or Less automatically adjusts
the dryness level at which the dryer will shut off. Once a
dryness level is set, it cannot be changed without stopping
the cycle.
Automatic Cycles give the best drying in the shortest time.
Drying time varies based on fabric type, load size, and
dryness setting. Drying time is estimated and may change
throughout the cycle. Drying time can not be changed on
Automatic Cycles.
NOTE: Automatic Cycles use a preset temperature that is not
Manual Cycles:
When you select a Manual Cycle, the time
appears in the display. Touch + and – to
increase or decrease the time in 1 minute
increments. Touch and hold to change the
time in 5 minute increments.
The temperature may be changed by pressing
Temp until the desired dry temperature is lit. Once a cycle has
started, the temperature can be changed after first pausing the
cycle. Cycle time is estimated and may change throughout the
cycle. Cycle time can not be changed on Steam Cycles.
Steam Cycles (on some models):
Select Steam Refresh to reduce odors and light wrinkles in dry
loads. Do not add dryer sheets.
Select any additional options
Appearance may vary.
The display will show the settings for the selected cycle. To
adjust a setting, touch its name – Steam, EcoBoost, or Static
NOTE: Not all options and settings are available with all cycles.
Touch and hold START/PAUSE
to begin cycle
Touch and hold START/PAUSE to begin the cycle.
Remove garments promptly
after cycle is finished
Appearance may vary.
Promptly remove garments after cycle has completed
to reduce wrinkling.
Changing the Automatic Cycle settings
to increase or decrease drying time
If all your loads on all Automatic Cycles are consistently less
dry or more dry than you would like, you may change the
default settings to increase or decrease the default dryness
Your automatic drying settings can be adjusted to adapt to
different installations, environmental conditions, or personal
preference. This change is retained and will affect all of your
Automatic Cycles, not just the current cycle/load. There are
5 drying settings (setting codes differ depending on model),
which are displayed using the time display:
01/F1 Factory preset dryness level.
02/F2 Slightly drier clothes, 15% more drying time.
03/F3 Much drier clothes, 30% more drying time.
04/F4 Slightly wetter clothes, 15% less drying time.
05/F5 Much wetter clothes, 30% less drying time.
To change the drying settings:
NOTE: The settings cannot be changed while the dryer
is running or paused. The dryer must be in standby mode
(power is off) to adjust the default settings.
1. Before starting a cycle, touch and hold DRYNESS
LEVEL for 6 seconds.
2. Touch DRYNESS LEVEL to select the dryness level
shown in the time display: 01/F1, 02/F2, 03/F3, 04/F4,
or 05/F5.
3. Touch START/PAUSE to save the new dryness level

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