Starting your dryer
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
Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death, explosion, or fire.
Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a
damp cloth to remove dust from storing and shipping.
1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the
2. Turn the Cycle Control knob to the recommended
Operating Your Dryer
door. Do not pack the
dryer; allow space for
clothes to tumble freely.
cycle for the type of
load being dried.
Use the Energy
Setting ( * ) in the Sensor
Dry cycle to dry most
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 or fire.
3. Set the Temperature selector to the recommended
setting for the type of fabric being dried. The cycle
descriptions later in this section include tempera-
ture setting suggestions.
4. (OPTIONAL STEP) Set the End of Cycle Signal
selector to On or to the volume level you prefer
(on some models) if you want the dryer to sound a
signal when a cycle is finished. 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.
5. (OPTIONAL STEP) Your dryer may have an
On/Off Extra Care selector. The Extra Care fea-
ture protects your clothes from wrinkling when you
do not remove them from the dryer as soon as it
Set the Extra Care selector to On to tumble the
load without heat every few minutes up to 45
minutes after the drying cycle ends.
A signal will sound every few minutes while
Extra Care is running if the End of Cycle Signal
feature is set On.
Set the Extra Care selector to Off if you do not
want to run this feature.