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Vacation And Moving Care; Changing The Drum Light; Troubleshooting - Kenmore 110.9787 Use And Care Manual

Kenmore elite he3 gas dryer user's guide 110.9787 9789
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Vacation and Moving Care

Vacation care
Operate your dryer only when you are at home. If you will be on
vacation or not using your dryer for an extended period of time,
you should:
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Close shutoff valve in gas supply line.
3. Clean lint screen. See "Cleaning the Lint Screen."
Moving care
1. Unplug the power supply cord.
2. Close shutoff valve in gas supply line.
3. Disconnect gas supply line pipe and remove fittings attached
to dryer pipe.
4. Cap the open fuel supply line.
5. Make sure leveling legs are secure in dryer base.
6. Use masking tape to secure dryer door.
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call...
Dryer will not run
Has a household fuse blown, or circuit breaker tripped?
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues, call an electrician.
Was a regular fuse used?
Use a time-delay fuse.
Is the dryer door firmly closed?
Was the Start button firmly pressed?
Large loads may require pressing and holding the Start
button for 2-5 seconds.
No heat
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped?
The drum may be turning, but you may not have heat.
Replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues, call an electrician.
Is the valve open on the gas supply line?
The dryer light automatically turns on inside the dryer drum when
you open the door.
To change the drum light
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the back
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise. Replace the bulb with a 10-watt
4. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.

TROUBLESHOOTING

Dryer Operation

Changing the Drum Light

wall of the dryer. Remove the screw located in the lower right
corner of the cover. Remove the cover.
appliance bulb only. Replace the cover and secure with the
screw.
Unusual sounds
Has the dryer had a period of non-use?
If the dryer hasn't been used for a while, there may be a
thumping sound during the first few minutes of operation.
Is it a gas dryer?
The gas valve clicking is a normal operating sound.
Is a coin, button, or paper clip caught between the drum
and front or rear of the dryer?
Check the front and rear edges of the drum for small objects.
Clean out pockets before laundering.
Are the four legs installed, and is the dryer level front to
back and side to side?
The dryer may vibrate if not properly installed. See the
Installation Instructions.
Is the clothing knotted or balled up? When balled up, the
load will bounce, causing the dryer to vibrate. Separate the
load items, and restart the dryer.
Dryer displaying code message
"PF" (power failure), check the following:
Was the drying cycle interrupted by a power failure?
Press and hold START to restart the dryer.
"F" Variable (F1, F2, F20) service codes:
Call for service.
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