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Kenmore 417.8413 Use And Care Manual

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Use & Care Guide
Guia de Usa y Cuidado
Guide d'utilisation
et d'entretien
English / Espa_ol / Fran_Fais
Models / Modelos
417.8413 _, 417.9413 _
I<enmore Elite
_<= Cdor
number, nOmero de cdor, le num@o de couleur
P/N 137413300 A (1012)
Sears Brands Management
Hofl:man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.
Sears Canada Inc.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3



  Summary of Contents for Kenmore 417.8413

  • Page 1 I<enmore Elite _<= Cdor number, nOmero de cdor, le num@o de couleur P/N 137413300 A (1012) Sears Brands Management Corporation Hofl:man Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. www.sea Sears Canada Inc. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5B 2C3 417.8413 _, 417.9413 _...
  • Page 2 Record Model/Serial The model and serial numbers of your washer are found on the washer serial plate located on the inside of the door. Record and retain these numbers. Model Number Serial Number Purchase Date iiii N'NGI For your safety the following this manual must be followed risk of fire or explosion...
  • Page 3 FIRE HAZARD A clothes dryer produces combustible be connected to an outdoors exhaust. Regularly inspect the outdoor exhaust opening and remove any accumulation lint around the opening and in the surrounding area. Important UL-approved...
  • Page 4 Important Safety Instructions PROTECT CHILDREN • Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer. Close supervision of children is necessary when the dryer is used near children. As children grow, teach them the proper, safe use of all appliances. •...
  • Page 5 Kenmore Appliance Warranty One Year Limited Warranty When installed, operated and maintained all instructions supplied with the product, fails due to a defect in material or workmanship year from the date of purchase, call 1-800-4-MY-HOME to arrange for free repair.
  • Page 6 Featu res Full-color LCD touch screen Drum Light Large Surface Moisture Sensor (rear) Door Latch Exhaust Channel Outlet Adjustable Leveling Legs Lint Filter POWER button Stacking Kit for Mounting on Matching Washer _ Small Surface Moisture Sensor (front) Reversible Door Door Strike Collapsible Drying...
  • Page 7 This manual covers many models shown for reference only. Your model Cycle Selection Press the POWER button turn on the unit. Use the touch screen to select the desired through the cycles 1) press the left or right arrow, 2) "press and drag"...
  • Page 8 Operating Instructions Cycle Selection, continued Khaki/Jeans Select this Auto Dry cycle for drying an entire load of lightly to normally soiled denim jeans or similarly-col- ored cotton khakis. Kids Wear Select this specialty cycle for drying baby wear with Soft Heat technology. Delicates Select this Auto Dry cycle for knits and delicate Ultra Delicates...
  • Page 9 Cycle Settings Appropriate drying Temperature and Dryness Level will au- tomatically be displayed for each cycle. The settings can be changed before the cycle is started. To adjust cycle settings, press any of the settings buttons to navigate to the cycle settings screen. Scroll through perature, dry level, or drying time selections...
  • Page 10 Operating Instructions Cycle Options Appropriate Options will automatically cycle. The number of options selected cally on the Options button. Options before the cycle is started. To adjust options, press the Options options screen. To add options, press the corresponding buttons. Selected options will be highlighted.
  • Page 11 Home Screen Options Drum Light (1) The drum light will come on whenever to illuminate the drum during loading Closing the door turns off: the light. The drum light will automatically turn off: if the door is left open more than 3 minutes.
  • Page 12 Operating Instructions Dryer Settings Chart These temperatures, dryness levels and options >. Temp Extra High High Medium High Medium ed,um Air Only Dry Level Extra More ... , Less Damp Options Wrinkle Guard _" _" Add Steam Damp Dry Signal Soft Heat Air Dry Drum Light...
  • Page 13 Other Features Drying Rack Use the drying rack to dry items which should not be tumble dried. Fold down the metal support on the back of the rack and slowly extend the rack until the lock tabs click into place. Insert the rack into the dryer drum, resting the back support on the moisture sensor bars and the front legs on each side of the lint filter slot.
  • Page 14 Operating Instructions Operating Your Dryer To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS in this Use and Care Guide before operating Prepare load for drying. • Dry items of similar fabric, weight the same load.
  • Page 15 Normal Operating Sounds You may or may not hear the following new dryer: A. WATER VALVE The flow of water is controlled solenoids. During operation there may be a clicking sound as the valve opens and closes to control the water flow. B.
  • Page 16 • After using an approved cleaner, ensure all edges and corners are dry after wiping. A clothes dryer produces combustible to an outdoors exhaust. Regularly inspect the outdoor and remove any accumulation surround!ncJ area" ...
  • Page 17 Common Drying Problems Many drying problems involve poor cleaning and scum, and fabric damage. For satisfactory gent Association. POSSIBLECAUSES PROBLEM • Fabric softener sheet. Greasy, oily stains Lint • Overloading. • Overdrying causes static electricity. • Lint screen not clean cycle began.
  • Page 18 Solutions to Common Problems Avoid Service Checklist Before calling for service, review this list. It may save both time and expense. The list includes are not the result of defective workmanship OCCURRENCE POSSIBLE CAUSE Dryer does not start. Electrical power plug be loose.
  • Page 19 Avoid Service Checklist, continued DISPLAYED IN LCD POSSIBLE CAUSE Check Exhaust Check mance (Displayed during or at the of a full cycle) Check mance Check Exhaust Check the dryer (Displayed at the end of a short, terminated cycle, leaving a wet load in the drum)
  • Page 20 Notes...

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