Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not dry anything that has ever had anything
flammable on it (even after washing).
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death,
explosion, or fire.
This booklet covers several different models. Your dryer may not
have all of the cycles and features described.
Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to
remove dust from storing and shipping.
1. Clean lint screen before each load. See "Cleaning the Lint
2. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not
pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely.
3. Turn the Cycle Selector Control to the recommended cycle
for the type of load being dried. ENERGY PREFERRED
automatic dry settings are indicated by an asterisk (*) on the
timer dial, next to the words NORMAL DRY. Use this Normal
Dry cycle to dry most heavy- to medium-weight fabrics.
4. Set the Temperature control to the recommended setting for
the type of fabric being dried. See Dryer Cycle Descriptions
(separate sheet) for temperature suggestions.
5. (OPTIONAL) Your dryer may have a WRINKLE GUARD
feature selector. When you are unable to remove a load from
the dryer as soon as it stops, wrinkles can form. This feature
periodically tumbles, rearranges and fluffs the load without
heat to help avoid wrinkling.
6. (OPTIONAL) If you want the dryer to sound a signal when the
cycle is finished, set the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL control to
ON, or to the volume level you prefer (on some models). The
signal is helpful when you are drying permanent press,
synthetics and other items that should be removed from the
dryer as soon as it stops.
7. If desired, add a fabric softener sheet. Follow package
8. Press PUSH TO START.
Starting Your Dryer
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of oil on
it (including cooking oils).
Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be dried
on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
Stopping and Restarting
You can stop your dryer anytime during a cycle.
To stop your dryer
Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Selector Control to OFF.
NOTE: The Cycle Selector Control should point to an Off area
when the dryer is not in use.
To restart your dryer
1. Close the door.
2. Select a new cycle and temperature (if desired).
3. Press the PUSH TO START button.
How Automatic Drying Works
During the Automatic Drying Cycle, the exhaust temperature of
the dryer determines the drying time and dryness levels. A
thermostat signals the Cycle Control Knob when to move into
Cool Down. The drying time for an Automatic Drying Cycle
depends on load type and load size. When drying a large or
heavy load, the Cycle Control Knob may take a long time before it
begins to advance into Cool Down. Automatic Drying Cycle takes
the guesswork out of drying time and enhances fabric care. The
amount of time that is displayed is the estimated time remaining
in the cycle.