Maytag MD7600 User's Installation manual

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IMPORTANT
SAFETY
IHSTI IJ(TIONS
For your safety, the information in _is
manual must be followed to minimize
the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury
or death.
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Read all instructions before using the
o
appliance.
-Do not store or use gasoline or other
flammable vapors and fiquids in the
,
vicinity of this or any other appliance.
a.
-W.AT
TODOWYOU
S.SLe
QAS
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Do not try to light any appliance.
•
Do not touch any electrical switch.
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•
drum is moving.
Do not dry items that have been
previously cleaned in, washed in,
,
Do not install or store this appliance
where it will be exposed to the
weather,
soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, other
flammable or explosive sub-
Do not reach into the appliance if the
.
Do not tamper with controls.
Do not use any phone in your
building.
material on which you have used
the appliance or attempt any servic-
Clear the room, building or area of
a cleaning solvent, or which is sat.
urated with flammable liquids or
Ing unless specifically recommended
8.
Do not repair or replace any part of
in published user-repair instructions
solids, should not be placed in the
that you understand and have the
Immediately call your gas Suppler
dryer, until all traces of these
skills to carry out.
from a neighbor's phone.
Follow
flammable liquids or solids and
their fumes have been removed,
If you cannot reach your gas suppli,
There are many highly flammable
items used in homes, such as:
er, call the fire depa_.
acetone, denatured alcohol, gaso-
the gas supplier's instru_o_,
•
.
stances as they give off vapors
that could ignite or explode. Any
all occupants.
•
door to the drying compartment.
To avoid the possibility of fire or
explosion:
Before the appliance is removed from
service or discarded, remove the
Installation and service must be performed by s qualified inmller, service
agency or the gas supplier.
line, kerosene,some liquid household
cleaners,
some
spot
removers, turpentine, waxes and
wax removers.
Items containing foam rubber
(may be labeled latex foam) or
similarly textured rubber-like
materials must not be dried on a
heat setting. Foam rubber materials when heated, can under certain circumstances producefire by
spontaneous combustion.
Do not allow children to play on or in
the appliance. Close supervision of
children is necessary when the appliance is used near children.
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Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static unless recommended for dryer use by the manufacturer of the fabric softener or product.
10. Clean the lint screen before or after
each load.
11. Keep the area around the exhaust
opening and surrounding areas tree
from lint accumulation,dust and dirt.
12. The interior of the dryer and exhaust
duct should be cleaned periodically
by qualified service personnel.
13. This appliance must be properly
grounded. Never plug the appliance
cord into a receptacle which is not
grounded adequately and in accordance with local and national codes.
See installation
instructions
for
grounding this appliance.
14. Do not sit on top of the clothes dryer.
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SAVETHESE INSTRUCTIONSFOR FUTUREREFERENCE
SAFETY
NOTICE
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Donot _
into
The California Safe Drinking Water and
Toxic EnforcementAct of 1986 (Proposition
amounts €
65) requires the Governor of California to
publish a list of substances known to the
for spontaneous ign'dion increases
State of California to cause cancer or repro-
cooking
ductive harm, and requires businesses to
warm these
warn customers of potential exposures to
ates heat. if t
fire.
such substances.
Users of this appliance are hereby warned
that the burning of gas can result in low-
ing and can create afire hazard.
All washed and
level exposure to some of the listed substances, including benzene, formaldehyde
and soot, due primarLly to the incomplete
combustion of natural gas or liquid petrole-
will not
um (LP) fuels. Exhaustducts should be kept
free of obstructions and properly exhausted
dryers will minimize exposure.
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DRYER
EXHAUST
TIPS
WINNING
--. Plastic o nonmetal
flextble
duct presents
a potential
fire hazard.
DO
Readtheinstallation
instructionsand the
user'sguide.
DO
DO
Letyourdryer
exhaustthe air easily,
I
I
Do
Keepduct runs
as straightas
possible.
Use4 inchdiameter
rigidmetalduct.Tapeall joints,
includingat the dryer.Neveruse
lint-trappingscrews,
Do'
Cleanall old ducts
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beforeinstallingyour
newdryer Be surevent
flap opensandclosesfreely.
Inspectand cleantheexhaust
systemannually.
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Let a poor
exhaust system
causeslow drying.
DON'T
Restrictyourdryerwith a poorexhaust
system.
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Use longerthannecessaryduct runs
with manyelbows.
DON'T
DOH'T
Useplastic,thinfoil, or
non-metalflexibleduct.
Allowcrushedor cloggedducts
and vent.
OPERATING
rips
CLEAN
IT
,
Aftereach load.
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To shorten drying time.
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To operate more efficiently.
NOTE:
Do not operate the dryer
without the lint filter in place.
ADD
AFABRIC
SOFTENER
LOAD
THE
DRYER
PROPERLY
SHEET
(iF
D str D)
By placing only one wash load in the
dryer at a time.
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After loading the dryer,
heavyweight and lightweight clothes.
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To control static cling,
When only one or two articles need
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Before the load becomes warm.
Avoid very small loads or mixing
This helps prevent greasy-looking
softener stains.
drying, add a few similar items to
improve tumbling and drying efficiency.
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When drying large, bulky items such
And remove any used softener
as a blanket or comforter, it may be
sheets from the dryer to prevent
necessary to repositionthe load during
the cycle to ensure even drying.
greasy-looking softener stains.
CHECK
THE
MOISTURE
MOF!ITOR
Indicator lights in the moisture monitor will
MOISTURE MONITOR
MORE
display when an IntelliDry cycle is in operation. The top light will blink on and off. As
LESS
loads dry, there will be longer pauses
between each blink. No lights will display
during Time Dry or Air Fluff.
The bottom light in the monitor will remain
NOTE: The top monitor light
on until the cool down portion of the cycle
may not blink when small loads
starts. During cool down the dryer continues to tumble the load in unheated air to
of heavy, bulky items are dried,
such as rugs or sweaters.
help minimize wrinkling.
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CONTROLS
ATAGLANCE
CYCLE
INTELLIDRY WRINKLE FREE FABRICS WITH
PRESSCARE automatically senses the moisture in the
INTELLIDRY
REGULAR automatically sensesthe moisture
load and shuts off when the selected dryness level is
in the load and shuts off when the selected dryness level is
reached.This cycle is designed for loads such as towels, under-
reached. It minimizes wrinkles in synthetic fabrics such as
wear, t-shirts, jeans, etc. Set the control to the desired dryness
acrylic, nylon, polyester or blends by providing an unheated
level (MORE DRY - LESS DRY).The line between MORE DRY
cool-down period at the end of the cycle. Simply set the con-
and LESS DRY is the initialpreferred setting for the majority of
loads.
trot to the desired dryness level (MORE DRY - LESS DRY).
The line between MORE DRY and LESS DRY is the initial
INTELLIDRY
preferredsetting for the majority of loads.
OFF
MORE
DRY
REGULAR
DRY
COOL DOWN
,OFF
LESS DRY'
INTELL1DRY
WRINKLE
FREE
FABRICS
WITH
PRESS
CARE
5O
MORE
DRY
TIME
OFF
WRINKLE
AIR
RELEASE
DAMP
DRY/
FLUFF
DrY
WRINKLE RELEASE willrelease wrinkles
from itemsthat are clean and dry but slight-
TIME DRY/AIRFLUFF may be
ly wrinkled, such as from a crowded closet,
selected for any load if the IntelliDry
packed suitcase or from sitting in the dryer
DRYEL FABRIC CARE is designed for
too long after the end of the cycle. It provides
use on dry clean only fabrics in combi-
sensor system is not used. Set the
control to the desired number of min-
10 minutesof heated tumbling and 5 minutes
nation with Dryel Dry Clean Only Fabric
utes and choose the appropriate dry-
of cool down tumbling without heat.
Care product. Placing the control dial
ing temperature for the load.
DAMP DRY is designed to "partially" dry
arrow at the DRYEL line will provide the
items.It provides approximately 20 minutes
optimal amount of time needed to prop-
of heated tumbling and 5 minutes of cool
erly use DryeL (For more information on
down tumbling without heat.
using the Dryel cycle, see page 7.)
NOTE: The dialcan be turnedin eitherdirectiontOselecta cycle. Oncestarted; t_ dialwi!i_
during the Inte!liDry cycles:Attirsi _e di_l may not _vance
dry) the dial willadvanceat a more _utar
S
all:Toward
_
_vanca at a specificrate
cy_ie(w_
_te and much morequickly._is isnoimal_ration
tile toad begins to
TEM
TEMPERATURE
REGULAR - for sturdy cottons or those
PERATU
RE
l
REGULAR
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DELICATE - for heat sensitive items labeled
MEDIUM
labeled "TumbleDry".
"TumbleDry Low" or "TumbleDry Warm".
MEDIUM - for permanent press, synthetics,
AIR FLUFF - tumbles without heat. Used for
lightweight cottons or items labeled "Tumble
sensitive loads or items needing freshening.
DELICATE
!
Dry Medium".
AIR
PRESS
START
FLUFF
START
Push thisbutton to start the dryer. The dryer
End of Cycle Chime - Shortly before the
door must be shut for the dryer to operate. If
cycle is complete, an .audible chime will
the door is opened during the cycle, the start
sound. During the cool down portion of the
button must be pushed again to resume the
cycle once the door is closed.
Wrinkle Free Fabrics cycle, the audible chime
will sound intermittently.
USIHG
YOUR
DRYER
WITH
DRYEL
Setting
the
Controls
for Dryel
Fabric
Care:
TEMPERATURE
Set the temperature for Regular heat,
DO NOT select Air Fluff.
REGULAR
MEDIUM
DELICATE
AIR FLUFF
Set the control dial at the Dryel line.
INTELLIDRY
OFF
MORE DRY
REGU
LAR
LESS DRY
COOL DOWN
OFF
6O
I NTE
LESS DRY
LLII:)RY
WRINKLE
FREE
FABRICS
WITH
PRESS
CARE
50
MORE DRY
10
WRINKLE
Press Start
RELEASE
I)_YL/.
TIME
DRY/
AIR FLUFF
DAMP DRY
Button
For Best Performance:
• Refer to the Dryel instructions for proper use.
• Items in the bag must tumble. Place no more than 3
to 4 items in the bag at one time.
• Do not mix colors or fabrics when using Dryel.
• Immediately at the end of the cycle, remove
garments from the Dryel bag. Hang the garments
while still warm and slightly damp to minimize
wrinkles.
t
Energine, Goddard's, lighter fluid, WD-4O and vegetable oil,
CARE
AHi)
CEAHIHG
Control Panel - clean with a soft, damp
cloth. Do not use abrasive substances.
Tumbler - remove any stains such as
crayon, ink pen or fabric dye (from new
items such as towels or jeans) with an
all-purpose cleaner. Then tumble old
towels or rags to remove any excess
stain or cleaning substance. Once these
Dryer Exhaust System - should be
inspected and cleaned once a year to
steps are done, stains may still be visible,
but should not transfer to subsequent
loads.
maintain oplimum performance. The outside exhaust hood should be cleaned
more frequently to ensure proper opera-
Cabinet - wipe off any marks with soap
and water.
tion. (Refer to the Installation Instructions
for more information.)
REPLA(IH6
TttE
DRUM
LIGHT
Instructions for replacing the bulb:
1) Unplug or disconnect the dryer from
the electrical power supply.
4) Rotate bulb counter-clockwise to
remove from socket.
5) Replace the bulb with a
tabs into tumbler front below the light
housing.
120 volt, 10
8) Reinstall the screw into the lens cover
screw hole.
watt maximum candelabra base light
bulb.
2) Open the door and use a Phillips
screwdriver to remove the screw
attaching the lens to the tumbler
front.
7) Replace lens cover by hooking plastic
6) Turn
9) Reconnect dryer to power supply.
the light bulb clockwise into
socket.
3) Remove lens cover by pulling cover
toward center of tumbler.
REVERSIHG
THE
DOOR
Directions for reversing the dryer door:
1) Remove the hinge hole covers and
screws.
2) While supporting the door, remove 2
screws in the hinges that secure the
hinges to the cabinet.
4) Move the following parts to the oppo-
Screw the lower hinge screw in first.
site side of the door: 2 hinges and 4
This will help to align the door and
hinge screws, 4 door screws, door
strike and screw, inner door cover
hinges.
6) Replace the hinge hole covers to the
plate and screw.
opposite side.
S) Attach the door to the opposite side
of the cabinet using the 2 counter
3) Remove door by lifting slightly at the
sunk hinge screws. (See below).
hinges and pulling the hinge tabs out
of the hinge slots.
Door Catch
\
Counter
Sunk Screw
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Door
\Screws
Door
Strike
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SPECIAL
LAUHDRY
TIPS
Pleasefollow the care label or manufacturer'sinstructionsfor drying special items. If care label instructionsare not available,
use the following information as a guide.
Avoid Dryer Drying...
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Fiberglass Items (curtains, draperies, etc.)
•
Woolens, unless recommendedon the label.
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Vegetable or cooking oil soaked items. (See pg.2)
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Follow the care label instructions or dry on the Regular cycle.
•
Be sure the item is thoroughly dry before using or storing,
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May require repositioning to ensure even drying.
•
Dry only one blanket at a time for best tumbling action.
•
Be sure the item is thoroughly dry before using or storing.
Curtains
•
Use the Wrinkle Free Fabricscycle to help minimize wrinkling.
& Draperies
•
Dry these in small loads for best results and remove as soon as possible.
Cloth Diapers
•
Use the Regular cycle for soft, fluffy diapers.
•
Use the Regular cycle and a delicate temperature setting.
•
Place a clean pair of sneakers in the dryer with the item to fluff the down comforters,
etc, Adding a couple of dry towels shortens dry time and absorbs moisture,
•
DO NOT dry on a heat setting. Use the Time Dry/Air Fluff (no-heat) cycle.
Bedspreads
& Comforters
Blankets
Down-filled Items
(jackets,sleeping bags,
comforters, etc.)
Foam Rubber
(rug backs, stuffed toys,
certain shoulder pads, etc.)
Pillows
_1= WARNING - Drying a rubber item with heat may damage it or pose a fire hazard.
•
Usethe Regular cycle.
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Add a couple of dry towels and a pair of clean sneakers to help the
tumbling action and to fluff the item.
•
DO NOT dryer-dry kapok or foam pillows.
Plastics
(shower curtains, outdoor
Use the Time Dry/Air Fluff cycle on a Delicate or Air Fluff temperature depending on the
care label instructions.
furniture covers, etc.)
DRYER
ACCESSORIES
A drying rack is available for items that you don't want to tumble dry; for exampie, sneakers, washable sweaters, stuffed toys or pillows, etc.
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BEFORE
YOU
CALL
CHECK THESE POINTS IF YOUR CLOTHES DRYER...
DOESN'T RUN
•
•
Be sure the door is latched shut.
•
Be sure the power cord is plugged
into a live electrical outlet.
•
•
Check the home's circuit breaker and
Check that the washer is draining
DRIES UNEVENLY
properly to extract adequate water
from the load.
•
heavy areas may not be completely
Clothes load is too small to tumble
dry when the rest of the load has
properly. Add a few towels.
reached the selected dryness level.
This is normal. Select the "MORE
fuses.
•
Press the START button again if the
IS NOISY
door is opened during the cycle.
•
DOESN'T HEAT
•
Check the home's circuit breakerand
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fuses.
Check the load for objects such as
weight load, such as one towel with
Remove promptly.
sheets, it is possible that the heavy
It is normal to hear the dryer gas
item will not be completely dry when
the rest of the load has reached the
•
Select a heat setting, not air-fluff.
On a gas dryer, check that the gas
•
•
supply is on.
Clean the lint filter and exhaust duct.
and off during the drying cycle.
Be sure the dryer is leveled properly
as outlined in the installation manual.
•
Be sure the rubber feet are installed
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Dryer timer may have moved into the
•
•
selected dryness level. Sort heavy
items from lightweight items for best
drying results.
on the leveling legs.
HAS AN ODOR
A clicking noise may be the timer
•
Household odors such as from paint-
advancing.
ing, varnishing, strong cleaners, etc.
It is normal for the dryer to hum due
may enter the dryer with the surround-
Check all of the above, plus...
Be sure the exhaust hood at the out-
to the high velocity of air moving
ing room air. This is normal as the
through the dryer drum and exhaust
dryer draws the air from the room,
side of the home can open and close
system.
heats it, pulls it through the tumbler
and exhausts it to the outside. When
DOESN'T DRY
•
•
If one heavy item is dried with a light-
coins, loose buttons, nails, etc.
•
•
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DRY"setting if desired.
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valve or heating element cycle on
cool-clownportion of the cycle.
Seams, pockets and other similar
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freely.
Check exhaust system for lint build-
CONTROL KNOB ADVANCES
these odors are present in the air,ven-
up. Ducting should be inspected and
SLOWLY
tilate the room completely before using
cleaned annually.
•
the dryer.
This is normal operation for an
Use 4" rigid metal exhaust duct.
Do not overload. 1 Wash load = 1
IntelliDry cycle, especially at the
Dryer load.
begins to dry, the control knob will
start to advance. The rate of
advancement will be slow at the
,
Sort heavy items from lightweight
items.
•
Large, bulky items like blankets or
beginning of the cycle. Once the load
comforters may require repositioning
beginning of the cycle because there
is more moisture in the load. As the
to ensure even drying.
load becomes more dry, the control
knob will advance more quickly.
For further assistance contact
Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer Assistance:
U.S. 1-800-688-9900or Canada 1-800-688-2002
U.S. customers using TrY for deaf, hearing impaired or speech impaired,
call 1-800-688-2080.
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CLOTHES
DRYER
WARRANTY
TORE(EWE
WARRJ SERVI(E
NTY
Full One YearWarranty
For one (1) year from the date of original retail
purchase, any part which fails in normal home
use wilt be repaired or replacedfree of charge.
Limited Warranty
To locatean authorized service company in your area contact the Maytag dealer from whom your appliance was purchased;or cal! Maytag Appliances Sales
Company, Maytag Customer Assistance at the number listed below. Should
you not receive satisfactory warrantyservice, please call or write:
After the first year from date of original retail
purchase,through the time periods listed below,
Maytag Appliances Sales Company
Attn: CAIR®Center
RO. Box 2370
the parts designated below which fail in normal
Cleveland,TN 37320-2370
U.S. 1-800-688-9900
home use will be repaired or replaced free of
charge for the part itself, with the owner paying
U.S. customers using TTY for deaf, hearing impaired or
speech impaired, call 1-800-688-2080.
all other costs, includinglabor, mileage and
transportation.
SecondYear - All parts.
Third through FifthYear - Dryer tumbler.
Additional Limited Warranty Against RustThrough
Should an exterior cabinet, including the door,
rust through during the one year period starting
from the date of retait purchase, repair or
replacement wil! be made free of charge. After
the first and through the tenth year, repair or
replacement will be made free of charge for the
part itself, with the owner paying all other costs,
including labor, mileage and transportation.
Please Note: This full warranty and the limited
warranty apply when the dryer is located in the
When contacting Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer
Assistance about a service problem, please include the following:
a. Your name, address and telephone number;
b. Model number and serial number (found on the lower center of the
door opening) of your appliance;
c. Name and address of your dealer and the date the appliance was
purchased;
d. A clear description of the problem you are having.
e. Proof of purchase.
WHAT
ISHOT
(OYERED
BYTHESE
WARRAFITIES:
1. Conditions and damages resulting from any of the following:
a. Improper installation, delivery,or maintenance.
b. Any repair, modification, alteration or adjustment not authorized by the
manufacturer or an authorized servicer.
c. Misuse, abuse, accidents, or unreasonableuse.
United States or Canada. Dryers located else-
d. Incorrect electric current, voltage or supply.
e. Improper setting of any control.
where are covered by the limited warranty only,
including parts which fail during the first two
years.
Canadian Residents
Canada 1-800-688-2002
2. Warranties are void if the original serial numbers have been removed,
altered, or cannot be readily determined.
3. Lightbulb.
This warrantycovers only thosedryers installed
in Canada that have been listed with the
4. Products purchased for commercial or industrial use.
Canadian Standards Association unless the
5. The cost of service or service call to:
a. Correct installation errors.
dryers are brought into Canada due to transfer
of residence from the United States to Canada.
The specific warranties expressed above are
the ONLYwarranties provided by the manufacturer. This warranty gives you specific legal
rights, and you may also have other rights that
vary from state to state.
b. Instruct the user on proper use of the product.
c. Transportthe appliance to the servicer.
6. Consequential or incidental damages sustained by any person as a result
of any breach of these warranties.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of consequential or incidental damages, so the above exclusion may not apply.
User's Guides, service manuals and parts catalogs are available from
Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer Assistance.
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