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.
Try also to sort items according to size. For example,
do not dry a sheet with socks or other
Do not add fabric softener sheets once the load
has become warm. They may cause fabric softener
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.
Pull out the lint filter.
Moisten your fingers and
remove the captured lint.
Once clean, slide the filter
back into position. Have a
qualified technician vacuum
the lint from the dryer once a year.
Fabric Conditioner Dryer Sheets have
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
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 with a mirror that
the inside flaps of the hood move freely when
operating. Make sure that there is no wildlife
(birds, insects, etc.) nesting inside the duct or hood.