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IMPORTANT
SAFETY
IFtSTRUCTIOFIS
WARNING --To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons
For your safety,the information in this
manual must be followed to minimize
when using your appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:
the risk of fire or explosion or to prevent property damage, personal injury
or death.
Read all instructions before using the
.
drum is moving.
appliance.
-Do not store or use gasoline or other
,
To avoid the possibility of fire or explo
sion:
Do not reach into the appliance if the
.
Do not install or store this appliance
where it will be exposed to the weather.
flammable vapors and liquids in the
vicinity of this or any other appliance.
Do not dry items that have been pre-
7. Do not tamper with controls.
-WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS
viously cleaned in, washed in,
soaked in, or spotted with gasoline,
8. Do not repair or replace any part of the
appliance or attempt any servicing
.
Do not try to light any appliance.
dry-cleaning solvents, other flammable or explosive substances as they
unless specifically recommended in
•
Do not touch any electrical switch.
give off vapors that could ignite or
.
•
•
you understand and have the skills to
explode. Any material on which you
Do not use any phone in your
carry out.
building.
have used a cleaning solvent, or
which is saturated with flammable liq-
Clear the room, building or area of
uids or solids, should not be placed in
all occupants.
the dryer, until all traces of these
for dryer use by the manufacturer of the
flammable liquids or solids and their
fabric softener or product.
Immediately call your gas supplier
from a neighbor's phone.
fumes have been removed.There are
many highly flammable items used in
homes, such as: acetone, denatured
Follow
the gas suppliers instructions.
•
published user-repair instructions that
alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, some
If you cannot reach your gas suppli-
liquid household cleaners, some spot
er, call the fire department.
removers, turpentine, waxes and wax
removers.
Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service
b.
agency or the gas supplier.
Items containing foam rubber (may
be labeled latex foam) or similarly
textured rubber-like materials must
Do not use fabric softeners or products
to eliminate static unless recommended
10. Clean the lint screen before or after
each load,
11, Keep the area around the exhaust opening and surrounding areas free 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 ground-
not be dried on a heat setting. Foam
rubber materials when heated, can
ed, Never plug the appliance cord into a
under certain circumstances produce
quately and in accordance with local
and national codes. See installation
fire by spontaneous combustion.
.
9.
Do not allow children to play on or in the
appliance. Close supervision of children
receptacle which is not grounded ade-
instructionsfor grounding this appliance,
14. Do not sit on top of theclothes dryer.
is necessary when the appliance is used
near children.
,
Before the appliance is removed from
service or discarded, remove the door to
the drying compartment.
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SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
SAFETY
NOTICE
& WARNING
The California Safe Drinking Water and
Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition
65) requires the Governor of California to
publish a list of substances known to the
for spontaneous ignition increases when the items containing vegetable oil or
State of California to cause cancer or repro-
cooking oil are exposed to heat. Heat sources, such as your clothes dryer, can
ductive harm, and requires businesses to
warm these items, allowing an oxidation reaction in the oilto occur. Oxidationcre-
warn customers of potential exposures to
ates heat. If this heat cannot escape, the items can become hot enough to catch
fire. Piling, stacking or storing these kinds of items may prevent heat from escaping and can create a fire hazard.
such substances.
Users of this appliance are hereby warned
that the burning of gas can result in lowlevel 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. Exhaust ducts should be kept
free of obstructions and properly exhausted
dryers will minimize exposure.
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DRYER
WABNING
_
Plastic
TIPS
or nonmetal
flexible
duct presents
a potential
fire hazard.
DO
Readthe installation
instructions and the
user'sguide.
DO
DO
Letyourdryer
exhaustthe air easily,
Use4 inchdiameter
rigid metalduct.Tapeall joints,
includingat thedryer.Neveruse
lint-trappingscrews,
I
DO
Keepduct runs
asstraightas
possible,
Cleanall old ducts
beforeinstallingyour
newdryer.Be surevent
flap opensand closesfreely,
Inspectand cleanthe exhaust
systemannually.
Restrictyourdryerwith a poorexhaust
system.
with manyelbows.
DO
Let a poor
exhaust system
causeslow drying.
Use plastic,thinfoil, or nonmetalflexibleduct,
}
Uselongerthan necessaryduct runs
Allowcrushedor cloggedducts
and vent.
OPERATIHG
TIPS
(LEAH
THE
LIHT
FILTER
,
After each load.
° To shorten drying time.
o To operate more efficiently.
NOTE:
Do not operate the dryer without
the lint filter in place.
LOAD
TIlE
DRYER
PROPERLY
,
By placing only one wash load in the dryer at
a time.
Avoid very small loads or mixing heavyweight and lightweight clothes.
When only one or two articles need drying,
add a few similar items to improve tumbling
and drying efficiency.
When drying large, bulky items such as a
blanket or comforter, it may be necessary to
reposition the load during the cycle to
ensure even drying.
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ADD
A fABRiC
SOFTENER
(IFDE$IITED)
•
After loading the dryer.
•
To control static cling.
•
Before the load becomes warm. This helps
prevent greasy-looking softener stains.
o And remove any used softener sheets from
the dryer to prevent greasy-looking softener
stains.
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CONTROLS
ATAGLANCE
SELECT
CYCLE
AUTODRY WRINKLE FREE FABRICS with
PRESS CARE is designed for permanent press or man-
AUTODRY REGULAR is designed for loads such as
madefabrics such as acrylic, nylon, polyesteror blends. It minimizes wrinkling by providing an unheated cool down period at
desired dryness level (more dry - less dry). The line between
the end of the cycle. Simply set the control to the desired dryness level (more dry - less dry). The line between MORE or
majority of loads.
towels, underwear, t-shirts, jeans, etc. Set the control to the
MORE or LESS DRY is the initial preferred setting for the
LESS DRY is the initial preferred setting for the majority of
loads.
ALITODRY
OFF
R EG U LAR
MORE DRY
LESS DRY
COOL DOWN
OFF
LESS DRY
AUTODRY
r6o
WRINKLE
FREE
FABRICS
WITH
PRESS
CARE
MORE
5O
DRY
OFF
4O
I0
WRINKLE
RELEASE
30
DAMP
DRY
TIME
DRY/
AI R FLU FF
WRINKLE RELEASE will release
TIME DRY/AIRFLUFFmaybe
wrinkles from items that are clean and dry
but slightly wrinkled, such as from a crowded
closet, packed suitcase or from sitting in the
selected for any load if the AutoDry
DAMP DRYis designed
to "partially"
dryer too long after the end of the cycle. It
provides 10 minutes of heated tumbling and
dry items. It provides approximately 20
sensor system is not used. Set the
control to the desired number of
minutes of heated tumbling and 5 min-
minutes.
5 minutes of cool down tumbling without
heat.
utes of cool down tumbling without heat.
NOTE:1
S
SELKT
TEMPERATURE
REGULAR - for sturdy cottons or those
labeled "TumbleDry".
TEMPERATURE
MEDIUM - for permanent press, synthetics, lightweight cottons or items labeled
"TumbleDry Medium".
DELICATE -
for heat sensitive items
labeled "Tumble Dry Low" or "Tumble Dry
Warm".
REGULAR
MEDIUM
DELICATE
AIR FLUFF - tumbles without heat. Used
for sensitive loads or items needing fresh-
AIR FLUFF
ening.
PRESS
START
START
Push this button to start the dryer.The dryer
door must be shut for the dryer to operate. If
the door is opened during the cycle, the start
button must be pushed again to resume the
cycle once the door is closed.
End of Cycle Signal - Shortly before the
cycle is complete, an audible signal will
sound. During the cool down portion of the
Wrinkle Free Fabrics cycle, the audible signal will sound intermittently.
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CARE
AND
CLEANING
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
stance. Once these steps are done, stains
Dryer
may still be visible, but should not transfer to
inspected and cleaned once a year to main-
subsequent loads.
tain optimum performance, The outside
exhaust hood should be cleaned more fre-
Cabinet- wipe off any marks with soap and
water.
cleaner. Then tumble old towels or rags to
Exhaust
System
-
should be
quently to ensure proper operation. (Refer to
the Installation Instructions for more information.)
remove any excess stain or cleaning sub-
REPLACING
THE
DRUM
LIGHT
4) Rotate
Instructions for replacing the bulb:
bulb
counter-clockwise
to
remove from socket.
1) Unplug or disconnect the dryer from the
5) Replace the bulb witha 120 volt, 10 watt
electrical power supply.
8) Reinstall the screw into the lens cover
screw hole.
9) Reconnect dryer to power supply.
maximum candelabra base light bulb.
2) Open the door and use a Phillips screw-
6) Turn the light bulb clockwise into socket.
driver to remove the screw attaching the
lens to the tumbler front.
7) Replace lens
3) Remove lens cover by pulling cover
toward center of tumbler.
cover by hooking plastic
tabs into tumbler front below the light
housing.
REVERSIH5
[fiEDOOR
Directions for reversing the dryer door:
4) Move the following parts to the opposite
side of the door: 2 hinges and 4 hinge
screws, 4 door screws, door strike and
1) Remove the hinge hole covers and
screws.
screw, inner door cover plate and screw,
2) While
supporting the door, remove 2
screws in the hinges that secure the
lower hinge screw in first.This will help to
align the door and hinges.
6) Replace the hinge hole covers to the
opposite side.
5) Attach the door to the opposite side of
the cabinet using the 2 counter sunk
hinges to the cabinet.
hinge screws. (See below). Screw the
3) Remove door
by lifting slightly at the
hinges and pulling the hinge tabs out of
the hinge slots.
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Door Catch
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Door
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SP[CIAL
L, UHDRY
TIPS
Pleasefollow thecare label or manufacturer'sinstructionsfor drying special items. If care label instructions are not available,
use the following information as a guide.
•
Follow the care label instructions or dry on the Regular cycle.
•
Be sure the item is thoroughly dry before using or storing.
•
May require repositioning to ensure even drying.
•
Dry only one blanket at a timefor best tumbling action.
•
Be sure the item is thoroughly dry before using or storing.
•
Use the Wrinkle Free Fabricscycle to help minimize wrinkling.
•
Dry these in small loads for best results and remove as soon as possible.
Cloth Diapers
*
Use the Regular cycle for soft, fluffy diapers.
Down-filled Items
•
Use the Regular cycle and a delicate temperature setting.
(jackets, sleeping bags,
comforters,etc.)
•
Place a clean pair of sneakers in the dryer with the item to fluff the down comforters,
Bedspreads
& Comforters
Blankets
Curtains & Draperies
Foam Rubber
(rug backs, stuffed toys,
certain shoulder pads, etc.)
Pillows
Plastics
(shower curtains, outdoor
etc. Adding a couple of dry towels shortens dry time and absorbs moisture.
•
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DO NOT dry on a heat setting. Use theTime Dry/Air Fluff (no-heat)cycle.
WARNING - Drying a rubber item with heat may damage it or pose a fire hazard.
•
Usethe Regular cycle.
•
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.
•
Use the Time Dry/Air Fluff cycle on a Delicate or Air Fluff temperature depending on
the care label instructions.
furniture covers, etc.)
Avoid Dryer Drying.,
•
Fiberglass Items(curtains, draperies, etc.)
*
Woolens, unlessrecommended on the label.
*
Vegetableor cookingoil soaked items,(See pg2)
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BEFORE
YOU
(ALL
CHECKTHESE POINTSIF YOURCLOTHESDRYER...
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
fuses.
•
will not be completely dry when the rest
•
Check the load for objects such as coins,
of the load has reached the selected dry-
loose buttons, nails, etc. Remove
ness level. Sort heavy items from light-
promptly.
weight items for best drying results.
•
Press the START button again if the
door is opened during the cycle.
DOESN'T HEAT
•
IS NOISY
•
Select a heat setting, not air-fluff.
•
On a gas dryer, check that the gas sup-
•
ply is on.
Clean the lint filter and exhaust duct.
•
Dryer timer may have moved into the
cool-down portion of the cycle.
heating element cycle on and off during
HAS AN ODOR
the drying cycle,
•
Household odors such as from painting,
•
Be sure the dryer is leveled properly as
outlined in the installation manual.
varnishing, strong cleaners, etc. may
•
Be sure the rubber feet are installed on
room air. This is normal as the dryer
draws the air from the room, heats it,
Check the home's circuit breaker and
fuses.
It is normalto hear the dryer gas valve or
the leveling legs.
•
A clicking noise may be the timer
advancing.
•
enter the dryer with the surrounding
pulls it through the tumbler and exhausts
it to the outside. When these odors are
It is normal for the dryer to hum due to
present in the air, ventilate the room
the high velocity of air moving through
completely before using the dryer.
the dryer drum and exhaust system.
CONTROL KNOB ADVANCES
SLOWLY
DOESN'T DRY
.
•
•
Check all of the above, plus...
Be sure the exhaust hood at the outside
This is normal operation for an AutoDry
cycle, especially at the beginning ol the
of the home can open and close freely.
cycle. Once the load begins to dry, the
control knob will start to advance. The
Check exhaust system for lint build-up.
rate of advancement will be slow at the
Ducting should be inspected and
cleaned annually.
beginning d the cycle because there is
more moisture in the load. As the load
•
Use 4" rigid metat exhaust duct.
becomes more dry, the control knob will
•
Do not overload. 1 Wash load = 1 Dryer
!oad.
advance more quickly.
•
Sort heavy items from lightweight items.
DRIES UNEVENLY
•
Large, bulky items like blankets or comforlers may require repositioning to
•
•
•
•
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For further assistance contact
Maytag Appliances Sales Company,
Seams, pockets and other similar heavy
Maytag Customer Assistance:
ensure even drying.
areas may not be completely dry when
the rest of the load has reached the
Canada 1-800-688-200'2
Check that the washer is draining prop-
selected dryness level. This is normal.
erly to extract adequate water from the
load.
Select the "More Dry" setting if desired.
U.S. customers using TTY for deaf,
If one heavy item is dried with a light-
hearing impaired or speech impaired,
call 1-800-688-2080.
•
Clothesload is too small to tumble prop-
weight load, such as one towel with
erly.Add a few towels.
sheets, it is possible that the heavy item
U.S. 1-800-688-9900 or
DRYER
ACCESSORIES
A drying rack is available for items that
you don'twant to tumble dry; for example,
sneakers, washable sweaters, stuffed
toys or pillows, etc. See your Maytag
dealer for details.
Part No. MAL1000AXX
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To order call 1-800-688-8408
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CLOTHES
DRYER
WARRAHTY
TORE(EIVE
WARRANTY
SERVICE
To locate an authorized service company in your area contact the Maytagdealer from whom your appliance was purchased;or call Maytag Appliances Sales
Company, Maytag Customer Assistance at the number listed below. Should
you not receive satisfactory warranty service, please call or write:
Maytag Appliances Sales Company
Attn: CAIR_ Center
P.O.Box 2370
Cleveland,TN 37320-2370
U.S. 1-800-688-9900
Canada 1-800-688-2002
U.S. customers using TTY for deaf, hearing impaired or
speech impaired, call 1-800-688-2080.
transportation.
SecondYear - All parts.
Third through FifthYear- Dryertumbler.
Additional Limited Warranty Against Rust.
Through
Shouldan exteriorcabinet,includingthe door,
rust through duringthe one yearperiod starting
from the date of retail purchase, repair or
replacement will be made free of charge. After
the first and through the tenth year, repair or
replacement will be made free of chargefor the
part itself, withthe ownerpayingall other,costs,
including labor, mileage and transportation.
Please Note: This full warranty and the limited
warranty apply when the dryer is located in the
United States or Canada. Dryers located elsewhere are covered by the limited warrantyonly,
including parts which fail during the first two
years.
Canadian Residents
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
ISNOT
COVERED
BYTHESE
WARRANTIES:
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,
d. Incorrect electric current, voltage or supply.
e. Improper setting of any control.
2. Warranties are void it the original serial numbers have been removed,
altered, or cannot be readily determined.
3. Light bulb.
Thiswarrantycoversonlythosedryersinstalled
it7 Canada that have been listed with the
4. Products purchased for commercial or industrial use.
Canadian Standards Associationunless the
5. The cost of service or service call to:
a. Correct installation errors.
dryersare broughtinto Canada due to transfer
of residencefrom the UnitedStatesto Canada.
b. Instruct the user on proper use of the product.
c. Transportthe appliance to the servicer.
The specificwarrantiesexpressedabove are
the ONLY warrantiesprovidedby the manufacturer. This warranty gives you specific legal
rights,and you may also have otherrights that
varyfrom state to state.
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 availablefrom
Maytag Appliances Sales Company, Maytag Customer Assistance.
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