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Common Drying Problems - Frigidaire 27" Dryers with electronic controls Service Manual

Gas and electric 27” dryers with electronic controls
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through the grids. Do not tumble other items when
using the drying rack.
4. Select a timed dry. Use only the Air Fluff (no heat)
temperature setting for items containing plastic,
foam rubber, rubber-like materials, feathers or down.

Common Drying Problems

Many drying problems involve poor cleaning results, poor soil and stain removal, residues of lint and scum, and
fabric damage. For satisfactory drying results, follow these suggestions provided by The Soap and Detergent
Association.
POSSIBLE CAUSES
PROBLEM
• Fabric softener sheet.
Greasy, oily
stains
• Overloading.
Lint
• Overdrying causes
static electricity.
• Lint screen not clean
when cycle began.
• Lint is attached to
"pills."
• Pilling is normal with
Pilling
synthetic and
(Fibers break
permanent press
off, ball up
fabrics. This is due to
and cling to
abrasion from normal
fabric.)
wear.
• Overdrying.
Shrinking
• Overloading.
Wrinkling
• Leaving items in dryer
after cycle ends.
5. When items are dry, remove the rack and replace the
lint screen. If lint screen is not in place, tumbling
items could enter the exhaust system and cause
damage to the dryer.
SOLUTIONS
• Rub fabric softener stains
with bar soap. Rinse and
rewash.
• Reduce load size and
rewash using liquid fabric
softener in the final rinse.
• Or, add a fabric softener
sheet and tumble without
heat.
• Use lint brush or roller to
remove lint.
• Use a lint brush or shaver
to remove pills.
• Irreversible condition.
• Reduce load size and
tumble at medium or low
heat for 5-10 minutes.
• Remove items
immediately. Hang or fold.
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PREVENTIVE MEASURES
• Add a few bath towels to small
loads for proper tumbling.
• Some "silk-like" fabrics should
be air dried.
• Use proper drying temperature.
• Place fabric softener sheet on
top of load before starting the
dryer.
• Do not overload dryer.
• Use fabric softener in washer or
dryer to reduce static electricity.
• Remove items when they are
slightly damp to avoid
overdrying.
• Check that lint screen is clean
and in place.
• Use fabric softener to lubricate
fibers.
• When ironing, use spray starch
or fabric finish on collars and
cuffs.
• Turn items inside out to reduce
abrasion.
• Follow fabric care label
directions.
• If shrinking is a concern, check
load often.
• Remove items while slightly
damp and hang or lay flat to
complete drying.
• Block knits into shape.
• Do not overload dryer.
• Remove items as soon as cycle
ends.

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