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Dryer Care - Kenmore 3979964 User Instructions

Kenmore clothes dryer user manual
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DRYER CARE
Keep dryer area clear and free from items that would obstruct the
flow of combustion
and ventilation air.
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable
materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Place dryer at least 18 inches (46 cm) above the floor
for a garage installation.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion, or fire.
As Needed Cleaning
1. Roll lint oft the screen with your fingers.
2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water.
3. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. Scrub
lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup.
4.
Rinse screen with hot water.
5. Thoroughly dry lint screen with a clean towel. Replace screen
in dryer.
1. Apply a non-flammable
household
cleaner to the stained
area
of the drum and rub with a soft cloth until stain is removed.
2. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
3. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry the drum.
NOTE: Garments which contain unstable dyes, such as denim
blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the
dryer interior. These stains are not harmful to your dryer and will
not stain future loads of clothes. Dry unstable dye items inside-
out to prevent dye transfer.
Clean the lint screen before each load. A screen blocked by lint
can increase drying time,
IMPORTANT:
Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose, damaged,
blocked, or missing. Doing so can cause overheating and
damage to both the dryer and fabrics.
If lint falls oft the screen into the dryer during removal, check
the exhaust hood and remove the lint.
Every Load Cleaning
Style 1:
1o The lint screen is located on top of the dryer. Pull the lint
screen toward you. Roll lint oft the screen with your fingers.
Do not rinse or wash screen to remove lint. Wet lint is hard to
remove.
2.
Push the lint screen firmly back into place.
Style 2:
1o The lint screen is located in the door of the dryer. Pull the lint
screen straight up. Roll lint oft the screen with your fingers.
Do not rinse or wash screen to remove lint. Wet lint is hard to
remove.
2.
Push the lint screen firmly back into place.
From Inside the Dryer Cabinet
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person.
From Inside the Exhaust Vent
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage.
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect
power,
2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the back
wall of the dryer. Remove the screw located in the lower right
corner of the cover. Remove the cover.
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise.
Replace the bulb with a 1g-watt
appliance
bulb only, Replace
the cover and secure
with the
screw.
4.
Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
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