Timed Dry Cycle; No Heat/Fluff Cycle; Drying Rack (Optional Purchase); Caring For Your Dryer - Whirlpool Conservator Use & Care Manual

Whirlpool conservator electric and gas dryers
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Timed Dry Cycle

Use this cycle to complete drying if items are still damp after the
automatic cycle.
Timed Dry is also useful for:
Heavyweight and bulky items, such as bedspreads and work
clothes and large loads that require a long drying time. Set
the Temperature selector, if available, to High heat or to a
setting that matches the care label directions.
Lightweight items, such as lingerie, blouses, and knits that
require a short drying time. Set the Temperature selector, if
available, to Low heat.
NOTE: On some models, temperature selections are included in
the cycle selections. Drying time and temperature will depend on
your dryer model.
Wrinkle Free
Use this setting to remove wrinkles from items, such as clothes
packed in a suitcase or items wrinkled from being left in the dryer
too long. Set the Temperature selector, if available, to Low or
Medium heat, depending on the fabrics in your load.

No Heat/Fluff Cycle

Use this cycle for items that require drying without heat, such as
rubber, plastic and heat-sensitive fabrics. See the chart for
examples of items that can be dried using an air cycle.
Type of Load
Foam rubber - pillows, padded bras,
stuffed toys
Plastic - shower curtains, tablecloths
Rubber-backed rugs
Olefin, polypropylene, sheer nylon
*(Minutes). Reset cycle to complete drying, if needed.
When using an air cycle
Check to see that coverings are securely stitched.
Shake and fluff pillows by hand periodically during cycle.
Dry item completely. Foam rubber pillows are slow to dry.

Drying Rack (optional purchase)

You can order a drying rack by calling 1-800-253-1301 or by
contacting the dealer from whom you purchased your dryer. The
rack is useful for machine drying items you would not necessarily
want to tumble dry or that you would normally line dry (for
example, tennis shoes, pillows, stuffed toys).
NOTE: The drying rack is available only on models with the large
side-swing door.
To use the drying rack
1. Slide rear pegs into the dimples on the back wall of the dryer.
Lower the front legs to rest on the dryer opening.
2. Put the wet items on top of the rack. Leave space between
the items so air can reach all the surfaces. Close the door.
NOTE: Do not allow items to hang over the edge of the rack.
3. Select the Timed Dry or No Heat/Fluff cycle. Items containing
foam, rubber, or plastic must be dried on a clothesline or by
using an air cycle.
4. Push the START button.
NOTE: You must remove rack for normal tumbling. Do not use
the automatic cycle with the drying rack.
This chart shows examples of items that can be rack dried and
the suggested cycle, temperature setting and drying time. Actual
drying time will depend on the amount of moisture items hold.
Rack Dry
Wool Sweaters
Block to shape and lay flat on
the rack
Stuffed toys or pillows
Cotton or polyester fiber filled
Stuffed toys or pillows
Foam rubber filled
Sneakers or canvas shoes
*(Minutes). Reset cycle to complete drying, if needed.
20 - 30
20 - 30
40 - 50
10 - 20
Every load cleaning
The lint screen is located on the top of the dryer. Clean it before
each load. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time.
To clean
1. Pull the lint screen towards you. Roll lint off 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.
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.
Some towels made of synthetic fibers and natural fibers
(polyester and cotton blends) may shed more lint than other
towels, causing your dryer's lint screen to fill up faster. Be
sure to remove lint from the lint screen before and after drying
new towels.

Cleaning the Lint Screen


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