Whirlpool LE4930XM Specifications

AUTOMATIC
DRYERS
Compact
Electric Models
LE4900XM (portable)
LE4930XM
Gas Model
LG4931XM
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Parts and features
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START BUTTON
/
LINT SCREEN
Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label before
using
your dryer. It will be
easier to remove.
out
the
Wipe
dryer drum with a
damp
cloth to remove dust from storing or shipping.
See your “Dryer
Guide” for inlormation on fabrics, drying special-care
items,
drying
tips
and other details.
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KNOB
DRYER DRUM
LOADING
DOOR
MODEL
AND SERIAL
NUMBER PLATE
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Copy your Model and Serial Numbers
When you need service or call with a
question, have this information
ready:
1. Complete
Model and Serial Numbers
(from-the plate located
as shown).
2. Purchase date from sales slip.
Copy this information
in these spaces
Keep this book, your warranty, sales slip
and “Dryer Guide”.
here
Complete
Model
Complete
Serial
Number
Number
Purchase Date
Service Company
and
Telephone
Number
There is no warranty
registration
to return.
that is required
for in-warranty
service.
Proof-of-purchase
IS all
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Contents
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PARTSANDFEATURES
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YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES ............
SAFETY FIRST ......................
STARTING YOUR DRYER .............
SELECTING A CYCLE ................
End of Cycle Signal
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LINTSCREEN .......................
LINTREMOVAL
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CARING FOR YOUR DRYER ..........
Vacation Care
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Voltage Requirements
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Optional
Installation
Accessories
If YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE
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Your
Responsibilities
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Read this “Use and Care Guide”
and your “Dryer Guide” carefully
for
important
use and safety information.
You are personally
responsible
making sure that your dryer...
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is installed
by a qualified
installer.
is properly
maintained.
is installed
in an area protected
from the weather.
is properly
installed
and leveled
in
a well ventilated
room* on a floor
that can support the weight.
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is located
in an area where the temperature
is above 45°F (7.2”C).
is connected
to the right kind of outlet, electric
supply and grounding.*
is properly
connected
to exhaust
systems.*
is used only for jobs normally
expected of home clothes dryers.
is not run where there may be explosive fumes.
is not used by children
or anyone
unable to operate
it properly
*See the “Installation
Instructions”
for
complete
information.
FOR YOUR SAFETY.
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IF YOU SMELL GAS:
1. OPEN WINDOWS.
2. DON’T TOUCH ELECTRICAL SWITCHES.
3. ;~T$dl’dUISH ANY OPEN
4. IMMEDIATELY CALL
YOUR GAS SUPPLIER.
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FOR YOUR SAFETY
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DO NOT STORE OR USE
GASOLINE OR OTHER
FLAMMABLE VAPORS AND
LIQUIDS IN THE VICINITY
OF THIS OR ANY OTHER
APPLIANCE.
Starting
your dryer
Before starting your dryer, be sure laundry is sorted and loaded
properly
(see your”Dryer
Guide”). Be sure the door is tightly closed.
1.
F%%E
and TIME
Turn the Control Knob either way to
point to the cycle and time setting
you want.
3.
To stop and
restart the dryer
To stop the dryer, open the door (or
turn the Control Knob to OFF).
To restart the dryer, close the door,
select Cycle. if necessary,
and push
START.
The Cycle Control Knob should point
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The dryer will start tumbling
you push the START Button.
when
To change
4. the setting
The setting can be changed
at any
time by turning the Control Knob to a
new setting.
to OFF when the dryer
is not in use.
Selecting a cycle
Dryer cycles are designed
for the proper
fabrics. This dryer has 3 cycles:
REGULAR HEAVY-The
heat is off
during the last 5 minutes of tumbling.
The load is cooled down for more
comfortable
handling.
PERMANENT PRESS -The heat is off
during the last 10minutes of tumbling
to help keep wrinkles from setting
in. Clothing wrinkled from packing
in suitcases or closets can be
smoothed out by tumbling them in
this cycle for about 20 minutes.
drying
of different
AIR - No heat. This cycle is useful
when drying heat-sensitive
items or
when fluffing pillows and bedding
or dusting sheers and curtains.
TYPE OF LOAD
COTTONS
HEAVY - Bedspreads.
mattress pads, quilts
MEDIUM AND LIGHTWEIGHT - Shirts, dresses,
sheets, diapers, towels, work clothes
PERMANENT PRESS
HEAVY - Work clothes, jackets. raincoats, etc.
MEDIUMWEIGHT Shirts. uniforms. dresses. slacks. etc.
KNITS
HEAVYWEIGHT - COTTONS, RAYONS, BLENDS T-Shirts, slacks, polo shirts, etc.
LIGHTWEIGHT - SYNTHETIC FIBERS (polyester,
acrylic. etc.) AND BLENDS Lingerie, blouses, dresses, etc.
DELICATELY CONSTRUCTED FABRICS Sheer Curtains 12 or 3 oanelsl
RUBBER, PLASTIC, HEAT SENSITIVE FABRICS
Pillows, bras, etc
Plastic shower curtains, tablecloths
Rubber backed
rugs.
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Olefin. polypropylene,
sheer nylon
Drying
times
Drying times will vary depending
on:
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of moisture in the clothes.
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and weight of the fabric.
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temperature
around the dryer
l voltage
used. See page 9 of this
book for voltage
information.
kinds of
SUGGESTED CYCLE
REGULAR HEAVY
REGULAR HEAVY
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
AIR
AIR
AIR
AIR
See page 6 in your”Dryer
for more information.
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Guide”
Mixed loads
When drying a load with different
kinds and weights of fabrics, use the
cycle suggested
for the lightest fabrics. When the dryer stops, remove
dry items and reset the control.
To help reduce wrinkling,
take
the load from the dryer as soon
as tumbling
stops. This is very
important
for permanent
press,
knits and other svnthetic
fabrics.
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Suggested load sizes
Use these load size recommendations
use the load sizes for larger capacity
Guide:’
for your compact
dryer. Do not
dryers that are listed in the”Dryer
FABRIC TYPE
Permanent press
or knits
MIXED LOAD
1 dress
2 pairs slacks
2 blouses
UNMIXED LOAD
6 shins OR
2 pantsults OR
3-4 dresses
Medium weight
1 pair pajamas
2 pillowcases
3 shirts
2 sets of underwear
1 king or queen-size sheet OR
1 double sheet and 2
pillowcases OR
2 single sheets and
2 pillowcases
HeavyweIght
3 work shirts
2 work pants
6 bath towels OR
6 bath towels,
3 hand towels and
6 washcloths OR
3 pairs of jeans
End-of-cycle
signal
The dryer sounds a signal to let you know
when the cycle is finished. The signal cannot be
turned off and is not adjustable.
The signal is helpful when you are drying
permanent
press, synthetics and other items
that should be taken out as soon as the dryer
stops.
Lint screen
The lint screen
is inside the dryer
drum, on the
back wall. Clean
il before each
load. A screen
blocked
bv lint
can increase
drying time.
PIN straight
out.
1. Use the finger holes to pull the lint
screen straight out.
2. Lightly
squeeze
the body,
as
shown, while pulling the cover off.
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3. Roll lint off the
screen with
your fingers.
DO NOT rinse
or wash the
scree’n. Wet
lint is hard to
remove.
Squeeze body;
pull cover off.
4. Replace the cover on the body of
the lint screen.
5. Push the lint screen straight back
in until it clicks into place.
CAUTlON: RUNNING THE DRYER WITH THE LINT SCREEN LOOSE,
PAM~D
OR MISSING CAN CAUSE OVERHEATING, DAMAGE TO
FABRfCS AND DRYER PARTS, OR CREATE A CM& HAZARD.
Lint removal
Lint can gather inside the dryer and create a fire hazard. This lint
should be removed
every 2 to 3 years, or more often, depending
on
dryer usage.
ELECTRIC
Cleaning
DRYERS
should
GAS DRYERS
be done only by a qualified
WARNING:
Avold electrical
shock
hazard - unplug power
supply cord or turn off
electrical
power.
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inJury or damage-do
not
put hands Inside cabinet.
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sure dryer is cool.
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person.
1. Remove back panel (electric]
or lower access door (gas).
2. Avoid damaging
wires,
thermostats,
funnel
or igniter.
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3. Remove lent from snaaea area see art-with
a soft brush or
vacuum cleaner.
4. Replace panel; reconnect and
re-level dryer.
Caring for your dryer
Remove sharp objects from clothing
before drying - pins, buckles, etc.
Close metal zippers.
Never leave
your dryer.
Wipe off all spills with a damp, soft
cloth. Spills allowed
to remain may
dull or damage
the finish.
Sharp or heavy objects should
never be put on or in the dryer.
Check pockets for bolts, nuts, etc.
Non-colorfast
items can stain the
drum. Wipe carefully
after drying to
make sure there is no dye to be
transferred
to items in the next load.
Some pretreatment
products
can
damage
dials, console and finish. Do
not use these products on or near
your dryer.
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wet or damp
laundry
in
Vacation
care
Unolua power cord or
turn 0Ti klectrical
power
For gas dryers,
gas-valve.
close
Clean
lint screen
Voltage Requirements
Dryer Model LE4930XM operates on
household current of 240 or 208 volts.
Dryer times will be longer if 208 volt
current is used.
Power supply for
Dryer Model LE4930XM
Optional
Installation
Dryer Models LE4900XM and
LG4931XM operate on household current of120 volts.
Drying times will be longer than for
dryers that operate on 240 volts.
Power supply for
Dryer Models LE4900XM
LG4931XM
accessories
The WINDOW EXHAUST KIT (Part No.
LCK 3000) is a convenient
way to
exhaust your dryer through a
window.
An EXHAUST DEFLECTOR (Part No. LCK
4000) moves dryer exhaust to the
side or up or down
The dryer can be mounted on a wall
with the DRYER WALL MOUNT KIT (Part
No. LCK 2001 -FOR ELECTRIC DRYERS
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The wall must be strong
enough to support the weight. Not to
be used in mobile homes. This allows
you to have an eye level dryer with
floor space beneath for a washer.
The dryer can be mounted on a
stand at eye level with the STACK
RACK KIT [Part No. LCK 1100). A compact washer can be permanently
installed and operated
under the
dryer.
Another STACK RACK KIT [Part No. LCK
1000) is available
for washers that
will only be stored underthe
dryer.
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If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
1. Before calling
for assistance..
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Performance
problems often result
from little things you can find and fix
yourself without tools of any kind.
DRYER DOES NOT RUN:
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Is the power supply cord plugged
into a live circuit with the proper
voltage? (See page 9.)
Is the door closed tightly?
Did you push the START Button?
Is gas turned on? If not, turn Control
Knob to OFF.Turn on gas; wait 5
minutes; reset controls and start.
An electric dryer uses a circuit
breaker or 2 fuses. If one fuse is
blown, the dryer may run, but not
heat.
DRYER TIME SEEMS LONG:
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Squeeze body;
pull cover off.
Have you checked
your home’s
main fuses or circuit breaker box?
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the electric
company
for a power failure?
DRYER DOES NOT HEAT:
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is without heat.
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of heat settings are
without heat.
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Is the lint screen clean?
See page 7 of this book and page
of your “Dryer Guide!’
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2. If you need assistance*...
4. If you have a problem*...
Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINE@ service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from:
Continental
U.S. . (800) 253-1301
Michigan
. . . . . . . (800) 632-2243
Alaska 6 Hawaii
(800) 253-1121
Call our COOL-1lNE
service
assistance
telephone
number
(see
Step 21 and talk with one of our Consultants, or if You prefer, write to:
and talk with one of our trained Consultants. The Consultant
can instruct
You in how to obtain satisfactory
operation
from Your appliance
or, if
service is necessary,
recommend
a
qualified
service company
in Your
area.
3. If you need service*.
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Whirlpool
has
a nationwide
network of franchised
ice technicians
are trained to fulfill
the product
warranty
and provide
after-warranty
servrce, anywhere
in
the United States. To locate
TECHCARE service in Your area, call our
COOL-LINE service assistance
telephone number [see Step 21 or look in
Your telephone
directory
Yellow
Pages under:
Mr. Stephen E. Upton
Senicr Vice President
Whirlpool Corporation
Administrative
Center
2000 US-33 North
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022
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date of purchase,
and a Complete
description
of the problem.
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is needed
in order to better respond
to Your request
for
assistance.
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