ii m i e o Welcome Safety Dryer .................................................... Instructions Exhaust .................................... Tips .................................... 1 2 3 ... Q Operating Tips ........................................... 4 • o Controls At A Glance 5-6 " ..................................... 7 • ................................... 7 Tips ................................. 8 Care and Cleaning ............................. o Reversing Special the Door Laundry o Before You Call .......................................... 9 • m Notes ........................................................ Warranty ..................................... 10 Back Page -" • o o o o o o 4_ 4_ 6 Q Q I Q Model: MD9206 Welcome Welcome and congratulations on your purchase of a Maytag dryer! Your complete satisfaction is very important to us. For best results, we suggest reading this material to help acquaint you with proper operating and maintenance procedures. Should you need assistance in the future, it is helpful to: 1) Have complete model and serial number identification of your dryer. This is located on a data plate in the lower center of the door opening. Model Number Important Safety Notice & Warning The California Sate Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65) requires the Governor of California to publish a list of substances known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm, and requires businesses to warn customers of potential exposures to such substances. Users of this appliance are hereby warned that the burning of gas can result in low-level exposure to some of the listed substances, including benzene, formaldehyde and soot, due primarily to the incomplete combustion of natural gas or liquid petroleum (LP) fuels. 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The interior of the dryer and exhaust duct should be cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel. cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-cleaning solvents, other flammable or explosive substances as they give off vapors that could ignite or explode. Any material on which you have used a cleaning solvent, or which 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 instruc- is saturated with flammable liquids or solids, should not be placed in the dryer, until all traces of these flammable liquids or solids and their fumes have been removed. There are many highly flammable items used in homes, such as: ace- tions for grounding __k WARNING dryer 3. fire by 4. 5. Oxidation 8. Do not repair or replace any part of the appliance or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in published user-repair instructions that 9. manufacturer items may of these oils. heat. If this heat cannot can become hot enough and can create a fire hazard. and unwashed tain vegetable or products to eliminate for dryer use by the fabrics oil or cooking Washing these in hot water reduce, Always "cool these down" cycle for that con- oil can be dan- items with extra detergent will not eliminate, the hazard. reduce remove and have the skills to carry out. 10. Clean the lint screen before creates All washed where it will be gerous. of the fabric softener these amounts oil can ignite spontaneously. escape, the items with controls. Do not use fabric softeners static unless recommended or oil. to catch fire. Piling, stacking or storing these kinds of items may prevent heat from escaping Do not tamper been dryer, can warm these items, allowing an oxidation reaction in the oil to occur. if the drum is mov- 7. spotted oil or cooking etable oil or cooking oil are exposed to heat. Heat sources, such as your clothes ing. you understand significant place into your The potential for spontaneous ignition increases when the items containing veg- when the Do not install or store this appliance exposed to the weather. have vegetable The remaining sponta- 6. Do not Even after being washed, Before the appliance is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the drying compartment. Do not reach into the appliance _ that with contain Do not allow children to play on or in the appliance. Close supervision of children is necessary appliance is used near children. items soaked b. Items containing tbam 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 produce this appliance. 14. Do not sit on top of the clothes dryer. tone, denatured alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, some liquid household cleaners, some spot removers_ turpentine, waxes and wax removers. certain circumstances neous combustion. dust and areas tree from lint accumulation, but will use the items to the items' temperature. Never these items from the clothes dryer hot or interrupt the drying cycle until the items have run through the "cool down" cycle. Never pile or stack these items when or product. or after each load. they are hot. 2 I_v_r.er Exhaust Tin..,.S ........... Do Don't Read the installation instructions Let a poor exhaust and the user's guide. system slow drying. Do Let your dryer exhau st the air easily. DoBrt Restrict your dryer with a poor exhaust system. Do Use 4 inch diameter Use plastic, thin foil, or nonmetal flexible _,, rigid metal duct. Tape all joints. Never use lint-trapping (I I I "1 oo Keep as duct. screws. duct runs straight possible. as I I | I Do 3 cause ng Tips Clean the Lint Filter... • after each load. • to shorten drying time. • to operate more energy efficiently. NOTE: DO not operate the dryer without the lint f!lter in place. Load the Dryer Properly... • by placing a time. only one wash load • avoid very small loads or mixing lightweight in the dryer heavyweight at i and clothes. • when only one or two articles need drying, add a few similar items to improve tumbling and drying efficiency. Add A Fabric Softener Sheet... (If So Desired) • after loading • to control • before the dryer. static cling. the load becomes • and remove any used softener Use A Drying (Found in select separately part warm. This helps prevent from greasy-looking sheets from the dryer to prevent softener greasy-looking stains. softener stains. Rack... models your or purchased dealer using # MAL IO00AXX.) • to dry items, such as sneakers, pillows, caps, stuffed toys, washable sweaters, etc. inside the dryer without tumbling. (Make sure nothing hangs over the edge of the rack.) • with a Time Dry heat cycle or an Air Fluff cycle according to care label recommendations. [EEB • by positioning the rack in the tumbler with the two extension wires towards you. The legs should rest firmly on the front and back of the drum. 4 Controls Step At A Glance Select Cycle made fabrics such as acrylic, nylon; polyester or blendsl It minimizes wri_k!ing by pro' Viding a coo! down peri0d by tumbling the !oad in unheated air at the end of the cYclel Simply Set the contrO! tO the desired dryness Symbol; A; is the initia! preferred Setting leve! (more TEMPERATURE dry-less dry)i The triang!e START EA PERMA DELICATE REGULAR _ Step _' _/L__'Y['._L_ Select AIR FLUFF DEPENDABLE CARE QUIET PACK HEAW DUTY AUTO DRY CONTROL 4CYCLES Temperature REGULAR - for sturdy DELICATE - for heat sensitive items AIR - tumbles heat. Used FLUFF II cottons without or those labeled labeled "Tumble "Tumble for sensitive 5 Dry". Dry Low" or "Tumble loads or items needing Dry Warm". freshening. Jto Dry Y CARE Note: The dial can be tarned in either direction to select a cTcle. Once started, the dial will not advance at a specific rate during the Auta Dry cycles. At first the dial may not advance at alL Toward the end of the cycle (when the load begins to do_) the dial will advance at a more regular Auto Dry REGULAR as towels, underwear, rate and much more quickly. This is normal operation. is designed for loads such t-shirts, jeans, etc. Set the control to the desired dryness level (more dry less dry). The triangle symbol. A. is the initial preferred setting for the majority of loads. .j OFF / cool down ',lENT PRESS less more ary Auto Dry REGULAR dry TIME less ory OFF OFF desired number the appropriate TIME DRY ' AIR FLUFF Push FLUFF may be selected for any load if the Auto Dry sensor system is not desired. Set the control to the more ory Step DRY/AIR by rotating knob. of minutes. heat for drying the temperature Press Start this button to start the dryerl The dryer doOr must be shut for the dryer tO 0perate.if the door is opened during the cYc!el the start button must be pushed again tO resume the cycle Once the door is close& 6 Set Care and Cleaning Control Panel - clean with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use abrasive substances. Cabinet - wipe off any marks with soap and water. Use an appliance wax once a year if desired. Tumbler - remove any stains (such as crayon, ink pen or t:abric dye) with an all purpose Dryer Exhaust System - should be inspected and cleaned once a year to maintain optimum performance. The outside exhaust hood should be cleaned cleaner. Then tumble old towels or rags to remove any excess stain or cleaning substance. Reversing Directions 1) Remove for reversing more frequently to ensure proper operation. (Refer to the Installation Instructions for more information.) the Door the dryer door. the hinge hole covers and screws. Move the door catch cover to the opposite side. m Special m m Laundry lips Please follow the care label or manufacturer's instructions available, use the following information as a guide. for drying special items. If care label instructions • Follow the care label instructions Bedspreads & Comforters • Be sure it is thoroughly or dry on the Regular are not cycle. dry before using or storing. eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeee_eeeeee_eeeeee_eeeeee_eeeeee_eeeeee_e_ • Dry only one blanket Blankets at a time for best tumbling • Be sure it is thoroughly oeeeoooomeeeeoooomeeeeoooomeeeeoooo • Use the Permanent & Draperies Press cycle to help minimize wrinkling. • Dry these in small loads for best results and remove oeeeeoeeoeeeeeoeeoeeeeeoeeoeeeeeooe as soon as possible. eeeeeoee_eeeeeoee_eeeeeoee_eeeee_e_eeeee_oe_eeeee_e=eeeee_e=eeeeeo_e=eeeee_e=eeeee_oe=e" • Use the Regular Diapers ,eeeeoeooeeeeeoeooeeeeeoeooeeeeeoeo Down-filled dry before using or storing. eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_eeeeeeo_meeeeeeo_meeeeeeo_meeeeeeo_meeeeeeo_me_ Curtains Cloth action. cycle to make diapers come out soft and flufl k. eeeee_e_eeeee_e_eeeeeoe_eeeee_e_eeeee_e_eeeee_e_=eeeee_e_=eeeeeoe_=eeeee_e_=eeeee_e_=e_ Items (jackets, sleeping comforters, etc.) bags, • 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. *ege=tooolege=tooolege=tooolege=too Foam Rubber (rug backs, stuffed toys, certain shoulder pads, etc.) .eeeeoeo=eeeeeoeo=eeeeeoeo=eeeeeoe, • DO NOT dry on a heat setting. Use the Time Dry/Air • _ M_'AI_IIWIII/G- Drying a rubber a fire hazard. item with heat may damage Plastics (shower curtains, outdoor furniture covers, etc.) it or be • Use the Regular kapok or foam pillows. cycle. • Add a couple of dry towels and a pair tumbling action and to fluff the item. *eeeeeee=eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee cycle. =eeeee_e_=eeeee_e_=eeeeeoe_=eeeee_e_=eeeee_e_=eeeee_e_eeeeee_e_eeeeee_e_eeeeee_e_eeeeee_e_=e_ • DO NOT dryer-dry Pillows Fluff (no-heat) of clean sneakers to help the =eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee=eeeeeeee_eeeeeeee_eeeeeeee_eeeeeeeeoeeeeeeee=e_ • Use the Time Dry/Air Fluff cycle on a Delicate depending on the care label instructions. • Woolens, unless recommended • Vegetable or cooking 8 oil soaked or Air Fluff temperature on the label. items.(,See pg.)2 i#iiJ Before You Call • Be sure the door is latched shut• • Be sure the power cord is plugged Doesn't • Check the home's Run circuit breaker into a live electrical and fuses. • Press the START button again if the door is opened • eooeeeeeeeooeeeeeeeooeeeeeeeo during the cycle• _eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeeee__eeeeee_ • Check the home's Doesn't outlet• circuit breaker and fuses. • Select a heat setting, not air-fluff. Heat • On a gas dryer, check that the gas supply is on. • Clean the lint filter and exhaust • eeemeeeeeeeemeeeeeeeemeeeeeee duct• _meeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeeee_emeeeee" • Check all of the above, plus... • Be sure the exhaust hood at the outside of the home can open and close freely. HHHHHHHHHHHHHi • Use 4" rigid metal exhaust duct. HHHHHHHHHHHHHi Doesn't Dry • Do not overload• 1 Wash load = 1 Dryer load• HHHHHHHHHHHHHi • Sort heavy items from lightweight items. 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The • C°ntr°l rate of advancement Kn°b ii I. advance HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ HHHHHHHHHHHHH_ For fi, rther assistanc e contact will be slow at the beginning more quickly Maytag Appliances . ill 27a.d21:f'_7] sales . _ ComPanY, Maytag of the cycle because there is . .. 2W.'. 211 c°12:2'2 fill Customer Assistance 2;1.i ) Notes 10 Clothes iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii iiiiiiiiiiiiHHHHHHH D ryer Warranty HHHHHHHHHHHHH Full One Yea," Warranty For one (1) year replaced free fiom the date of" original retail purchase, any part which flails in normal home use will be repaired or charge. of iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii Limited Warranty After the first year fiom date of original retail purchase, through the time periods listed below, the parts desimmted below which flail in normal home use will be repaired or replaced fiee of charge f\>rthe part itself; with the owner paying all other costs, including labor, mileage and transportation• Second Year Allpags. Third Through Fifth Year Dryer tumbler. Additional Limited Warrant Against Rust-Through Should an exterior cabinet, including the door, rust through during the one year period starting from the date of retail purchase, repair or replacement will be made fi-ee of"charge• After the first and through the tenth year, repair or replacement wilt 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 warranties apply when the dryer is located in the United States or Canada. Dryers located elsewhere are covered by the limited warranties only, including parts which fail during the first two years. HHHHHHHHHHHHHi HHHHHHHHHHHHHi Canadian Residents This warranty covers only those dryers installed in Canada that have been listed with Canadian Standards Association unless the dryers are brought into Canada due to transfer of residence from the United States to Canada. HHHHHHHHHHHHHi The specific warranties expressed above are the ONLY warranties provided by the manufacturer. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights that vary from state to state. HHHHHHHHHHHHHi HHHHHHHHHHHHHi HHHHHHHHHHHHHi To Receive Warranty Service HHHHHHHHHHHHHi To locate ari authorized Appliances please service Sales Company, eompariy Maytag iri your Customer area contact Assistance the Maytag at the number dealer from WhOlil your appliarice listed below. Should ",,:as purchased; you riot receive satisfactory or call Maytag v,:arranty service, call or write: Maytag appliarices Sales Compariy attn: CAIR_'_Center P.O. Box 2370 Cleveland, TN 37320-2370 When [.S. 1-800-688-9900 [.S. customers contacting (a) Maytag Appliances Your riame, address (b) Model number (c) Name and address Canada Sales and telephorie of your 1-800-688-2002 TTY for deaf, hearing and serial number (d) a clear description (e) using Company, impaired Maytag impaired, Assistance call 1-800-688-2080. about a service problem, please include the following: number; (found on the front panel of the door opening) dealer arid the date the appliarice of the problem or speech Customer of your appliance; was purchased; you are having. Proof of purchase. HHHHHHHHHHHHHi What is not covered by these warranties: 1. Conditioris and a. hnproper danlages installatiori, resulting from any of the follov,:irig: 4. Products delivery, or mairitenarice. 5. The cost of service b. Any repair, modification, alteration or adjustment not authorized by the manufacturer or an authorized servicer . . " c. Misuse, abuse, accidents, or unreasonable use. d. Incorrect electric current, voltage or supply. e. hnproper settina of any control. • _ .... 2. Warranties are void if the original serial numbers have been . • i emo'_ ed, altei ed, oi cannot be iea&ly• detei mined. a. Correct purchased for commercial or service installation use. en'ors. b. Instruct the user on proper use of the product. c. Transport the appliance to the selwicer. 6. Consequential or incidental damages sustained a result of any breach of these wan'antics. Some .... states do not allow the exclusion tial or incidental damages, 3. Lignt bniD so the above or limitation exclusion by any person as of consequenmay not apply. • User's Maytag MAYTAG Form No. 318CMB or iridustrial call to: Part No. 6 3702940 Guides, service Appliances manuals Sales and parts Company, • One DependabiliO, Square catalogs Maytag are available Customer from Assistance. ° Newton, Iowa 50208 htt p://www.maytag.com JN Litho U.S.A.