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DryerExhaust
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Warranty
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Your meatLine toGeneralElectric
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HelpW
helpyou.e.
Before
ti~ yourdryq
read thi$
bmk Carefdyo
writedown the model
nmbers.
and serial
It is intendedto helpyouoperate
andmaintainyournewdryer
properly.
You’llfindthemon a labelon the
frontofthedryerbehindthe door.
Thesenumbersare alsoon the
ConsumerProductOwnership
RegistrationCardthatcamewith
yourdryer.Beforesendingin this
card, pleasewritethesenumbers
here:
Keepit handyfor answersto your
questions.
If youdon’tunderstandsomething
or needmorehelp,write (include
yourphonenumber):
ConsumerAfftiirs
GeneralElectricCompany
AppliancePark
Louisville,KY40225
If you r’esx?ived
a
dmaged dryer..
e
ModelNumber
.
SerialNumber
Use thesenumbersin any
correspondenceor servicecalls
concerningyourdryer.
Immediatelycontactthedealer
(or builder)thatsoldyouthe
dryer.
savetimeandmoney.
Beforeyou request service. . .
checktheProblemSolveron
pagesI()-I2.It listscausesof minor
operatingproblemsthatyoucan
correctyourself.
ToobtainHispanicversionof
thisbook,call
The GEAnswerCenter@
800.626.2000
consumerinformationservice.
Toll-free.
Paraobtenerla versi6nen
espard de &te manual,
lhunegratisa
The GEAnswerCenter?
serviciode informacibn
para el consumidor,
te~ifono800.626.2000.
All dryinginstructiontermsin this bookconformto the CareLabeling
Rule&ta~lishedbythe FederalTradeCommission,January 1984. -
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Read
all
imtrllctiom
before
using
this
appliance.
IY~MNG—To reducetherisk
shock, or injuryto
personswhenusingyour
appliance,followbasicprecautions,
includingthe following:
offire,ekxtric
e use this appliance Onlyfor its
htended puwposeas describedin
thisUse and Care Book.
@?i%is$iryermust be properBy
b@lled and Eocatedin
accordance with t.beImtillation
Instructions before it is w+x?d.
H
youdidnot receivean Installation
Iristructionssheetwithyourdryer,
youcan obtainoneby contacting
theservicelocationnearestyou.
—Properlygroundto conform
withallgoverningcodesand
ordinances.Followdetailsin
.InstallationInstructions.
—Locatewherethe temperature
isabove50°F.(l(l°C.)forsatisfactory
o@rationof the dryer control
stem.Do notinstallor storethe
er whereit willbe exposedto
theweather.
—Connectto a properlyrated,
protectedand sizedpower-supply
circuitto avoidelectricaloverload.
—Exhaustingto the outsideis
STRONGLYRECOMMENDED
to preventlargeamountsof
moistureand lintfrom beingblown
intothe room. Carefi.dlyfollowthe
ExhaustingDetailsin thekNa.llation
Instructions.
@Whendisconnectingthis
appliancepull bythe plugrather
thanthe cord to avoiddamageto
thecord or junctionof cordand
plug.Makesurethat the cord is
~ocatedso that it will not be stepped
on, trippedoveror otherwise
subjectedto damageor stress.
@D+onot repair or replaceanypart
of ‘&eapplianceor attemptany
sewici.ngunlessspecifically
~~~~~n~nended
in this Use and care
~.&Qkor in publisheduser-repair
P$%?:L
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* Do not useheatto dry articles
containingrubber,plastic,or
similarmaterials(suchas padded
bras, tennisshoes,galoshes,bath
mats,rugs,bibs, babypants,plastic
bags,etc.)as thesematerialsmay
meltor burn. Also,somerubber
materials,whenheated,canunder
certaincircumstancesproducefire
by spontaneouscombustion.
@Garmentslabeled“Dry Away
FromHeat” (suchas lifejackets
containingKapok)mustnotbe put
in yourdryer.
@Do notwashor dry articles
that havebeen.cleanedin, washed
in, soakedin, or spottedwith
combustibleor explosivesubstances
(suchas gasoline,degreasers,
drycleaningsolvents,kerosene,etc.)
whichmaygiveoffvaporsthat
couldigniteor explode.Donotuse
suchsubstancesaroundyourwasher
and/ordryerduringoperation.
@Any articleon whichyouhave
used a cleaningsolvent,or which
containsflammablematerials
(suchas cleaningcloths,mops,
towelsusedin beautysalons,
restaurantsor barber shops,etc.)”
mustnotbe placedin or nearthe
dryer untilalltracesof these
flammableliquidsor solidsand
their fhmeshavebeen removed.
‘I’hereare manyhighlyflammable
itemsused in homessuchas:
acetone,denaturedalcohol,
gasoline,kerosene,some
householdcleaners,somespot
removers,turpentines,waxes,wax
removersand productscontaining
petroleumdistillates.
@Cleanthe lintfilterbeforeeach
loadto preventlint accumulation
insidethe dryeror in theroom.
Do NO-I’OPERATETHE
DRYERwlTkIouT THE LINT
FH..XERIN PLACE.
@Keeparea aroundandunderneath
your ~ppliancefree fromthe
periodicallybya qualified.
individual.
‘lbtitie
ofinjury.
the possibwty;__ -.
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@Neverreachintothe dryerwhile
thedrumis moving.Beforeloading,
unloadingor addingclothes,wait
untilthe drumhascompletely
stopped.
@Closesupervisionis necessary
if this appfianceis usedbyor nt%.r
c~ildren.Do notallowchildrento
playinside,onor withthi$applianc~
or anydiscardedappliance.Dispose.
ofdiscardedappliances~dshipping or packingmaterialsproperly.
Beforediscardinga dryer,or
removingfrom service,removethe
doorof the dryingcomparttnent.
@Keepalllaundryaids(such
as detergents,’
bleaches,fabric
softeners,etc.)outofthe reachof
children,@eferablyin a locked
cabinet.Observeallwarningson
containerlabelsto avoidnersonal
injury.
~Keepthe floor aroundyour
appliancescleananddry to reduce
thepossibilityof slipping.
@Do notdry fiberglassarticlesin
yourdryer.Skinirritationcould
resultfromthe remainingglass
particlesthatmaybe pickedup
by clothingduringsubsequent
dryeruses.
* Thelaundryprocesscan reduce
the flameretardancyof fabrics.To
avoidsucha result,the garment
manufacturer’scareinstruiXkms
shouldbe followedvery carefully.
@Neverclimbon or standon the
dryertop or door.
@Do nottamperwithcontrols.
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@lb minimize
the possibility
of electricshock,unplugthis
the powersupply
agqikmcefrom
beforeattemptinganymaintenance
m cleaning(exceptthe removaiand
cleaningofthe lint filter). NCWE:
Turningthe CycleSelectorknob
to an OFF positiondoesNOI’
disconnectthe appliancefrom
thepowersupply
@Do not operatethisapplianceif
it is damaged$malfimctioning,
partiallydisassembled,or has
missingor brokenparts, including
a damagedcord or plug.
@If yoursis a gasdryer$it is
equippedwith an automatic
electricignitionm-ddoesnothave
a pilotlight. DO NM’ .AT’TEMPT
m LIGHTWITH A MATCH.
Burnsmayresultfromhavingyour
handin the vicinityofthe burner
whenthe automaticignitionmay
turn on.
Youmaywishto softenyour
launderedfabricsor reducethe
staticelectricityin them.We
recommendyotiuseeithera
fabricsoftenerin the washcycle,
accordingto themanufacturer’s
instructionsfor thoseproducts,or
, try a dryer-addedproductforwhich
themarmfactukergiveswritten
assuranceon thepa&agethattheir
productcanbe safelyusedin your
dryer.,some ofthesedryer-added ,
softeners/conditioners
havebw$n
foundto cause: “.
@“Clogging
oflint filter,restricting
air flownecessaryfor theproper’ ‘,.
fi.mctimingofthe @yef.
!
CB
Coaiing’of drynessseniors.whkh ~
mayreindtin prolorigedo~erratic
dryingcycles. . “,
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~ Excessivelintbuildu~”.inside
the .
dryerand in theducting.Suchlint
buildupin the areaofthe dryer
heatsourcecan possiblyresultin
~
ignitionof the-lint., :“ -
@Corrosionandresiduedeposits
on fabric. I
Anyof the above-notedproblems,
shorteneddryerlife, or,other
unidentijiedproblemswhich
directlyor indi~e~tlyreszdtfiomthe
useof such conditionersarenoi
defectsin matetialmd wor@anAi”
umderthe termsof the warranty
accompanyingthisappliancemid
accordinglyarenotcoveredtherei?y.
Serviceor performanceproblems
causedbythe use of theseproducts
are the responsibilityofthe
manufacturersof thoseproducts.
SAWTmSE
INSTRIJCTIONS
4
HowtoOpemfi your dryer
W~&To
reducetheriskoffire,electricshock,or injurytopersons,
adtheIMPORTANT’
SAFETYINSTRUCTIONSbeforeoperatingthisappliance.
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Load Your Dryer P’mper@e
setthe COntrds.
@Cleanthe lintfiltereachtimethe
dryeris used. Alwaysbe surethe
lintfilteris in place.Don’tusethe
dryerwithoutit.
Seethe ControlsSettingGuideon
pages6 and7.
@Goodsortingfor the dryerbegins
atthewasher.Generally,if clothes
are sortedrightfor washing,they’re
sortedrightfor drying.Seepage8
forsortinghelp. (If youdo mix
varioustypesof fabricsin your
load,setthe controlsfor the
lighter-weightfabricsand remove
hen dry.Resetcontrolsfor the
emainingheavierfabrics.)
~ ~m CycleSelectorto desired
@clesetting.
Whenelectricmodelis installedon
120Vpowersupply;(insteadof
241V):
@Thedryer operat&at a reduced
wattage,requiringdryingtimes
considerablylonger(2-3times).
~UseNORMALinsteadof LOW
@ing temperature.The LOW
temperaturewillnot be satisfactory
at thereducedwattage.
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.~ Set DryingSelections-switch.
me.
~ J?@ START switchto start
dryer. (Openingthe doorduring
operationstopsthe dryer.To
restart, closethe doorandpushthe
STARTswitch.)
Polyester
Knits &
Pkmanentl?ressdryingtip$
@DO IN(XOVERLOAD—
Garmentsbeingdried or
dewrinkledshouldtumblefreely.
EmK—
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m
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PROMPTLY-TOhelpprevent
wrinkling,removefromthedryer
promptlyat the end of the drying
cycles.
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PermanentPress andPolyester
Knitgarmentslookbest if placed
on hangersafterdrying.
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forcontrols setting
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Controksetting
Guidefor
differentfabricsand loam
—
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Drying
—
fcy&/
Setting
Load
sekdkm
Cyck!
Cottons& Linens
Normal
RegularCycle
40 to 50 minutessettingforaverage-weight
loads;
50 to 60minutessettingforworkclothesandthick
knittedcottons.
DampDryforironing:
20 minutes-lightweightcottons;
‘25 minutes—medium
weight;
30minutes—heavy
cottons.
PermanentPress,TreatedCottons,
BlendswithCotton
Normal
PermPress& Knits
Normalsetting
Synthetics-Polyester,Nylon,
AcrylicKnitsandWovenFabrics
Sturdy
Delicate
—
PermPress& Knits
Normalsetting
Delicatesetting
Normal
Low/Knits
SilksandWools,Blendsincluding
SilksandWools
Low/Knits
PermPress& Knits
Delicatesetting
RayonandAcetate
Low/Knits
PermPress& Knits
Delicatesetting
Down-fiiledgarments,if machine
washinganddryingare
recommended.
Normal
RegularCycle
40 to 50minutes
BabyClothes—Sturdy:
Diapers,
Nightgowns,Shirts,Pads,Sheets,
ReceivingBlankets,Coveralls.See
SpecialInstructions.
Normal
RegularCycle
40 to45 minutes
BabyClothes—Delicate
Low/Knits
PermPress& Knits
Delicatesetting
Blankets-Wool,PartWool,
Cotton,Electric,Synthetic.See
belowunder“Extra-largeItems:’
Normal
RegularCycle
20 to25 minutes.
Curtains,Slipcovers,Draperies.
DON(JI’MACHINEDRY
FIBERGLASS,
Normal
RegularCycle
Forfirstsetting,setat 20minutes;
forsecondsetting,setat 15minutes,
ChenilleBedspreads,Robes.See
belowunder“Extra-largeItems?
Normal
RegularCycle
Firstsetting-20 minutes;
additionalsettings-5 minutes.
Rubber-coatedItems,Laminated
Fabrics,Vinyl,Plasticsand
ArticleswithPlasticTrim.
NoHeat
RegularCycle
No heat.Setfor timedesired,
BathmatsandRugs
Normal
RegularCycle
Firstsetting-20 minutes;
additionalsettings–-5minutes.
Extra-1argeItems–Queenor King
SizeSheets,Blanketsor Spreads,
SleepingBags,InsulatedJacketsor
Suits,MattressCovers(Pads),
QuiltedBedspreads.
Low/Knits
RegularCycle
Firstsetting—20minutes;
secondsetting-15 minutes;
additionalsettings—5minutes.
PiUows-FeatherandPolyesterfilkd (ifmanufacturerrecommends
theybe driedin a dryer).See
SpecMInstructions.
Normal
RegularCycle
130minutes.
*
—
YI%etermsHigh,MediumandLowHeatarethoseusuallyfoundon fabriccarelabels.Forbestresults,followyourfabriccarelabels.
pedal!Instructions
Donotdry non-colorfastitemswithwhitesor light-coloreditems.
Donotoverloaddryer;clothesshouldtumblefreely.Removepromptlyas soonas dryerstops;placeclothesonhangersto
minimizewrinkling.
Donotoverloaddryer;clothesshouldtumblefreely.Removepromptlyas soonasdryerstops,placeclothesonhangersto
minimizewrinkling.
Drysilksand woolsinyourdryeronlyif recommendedbythegarmentmanufacturer.Followinstructionscarefully.
Tumbledryingis mandatory.Downmustbe thoroughlydriedtoremoveodorandpreventmildewing.Placetwolarge,drytowelsinthe
dryerto improvetumblingandshortendryingtime.Twoclean,drytennisshoesaddedtodryeralsohelptofluffupthedown.Besure
todrythoroughly.
IMPC)RTANT.
If children’ssleepwearis madeofModacrylic,tumbledryonlyonLow/Knitstemperature.NormalHeatcandamagethese
fabrics.Checkmanufacturer’s
dryinginstructions.
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Seeaboveinstructions.
Placeindryerwith3 or 4 dry towelswhichhavebeenheatedfor5 minutes.Settimerfor20to25minutes.Donot setcontrolformorethan
25minutes.Doonlyoneblanketat a time,Removeblanketat endofcycleandblockblanketbacktooriginalshape.Pressbindingwithwarm
iron.Allowto drybeforestoring.
Usedrytowelsasbuffers.Settimerfor20 minutes.If itemsarestillwet, resetfor 15minutesandcheckagain.Itemsshouldbe removedwhile
stilldamp.Placeslipcoverson furnitureimmediately.Hangdraperiesandcurtainssothatcreaseswillfallout. Stopdryerperiodicallyandcheck
filterforexcesslint. Removeandrestartdryer,
Tumbledry on NoHeatsettingasheatmaycausealterationinshape,colorandappearanceofsucharticles.
Stopdryerperiodicallyandcheckfilterforexcesslint. Removeandrestartdryer.
$pecialprecautionsmustbe takentodryextra-largeitems.Setdryerfor20 minutesthencheckcarefilly Set 15minutesforsecondsetting,check
again;and5 minutesforeachadditionalsetting.Makesurethatarticledoesnotfilldrum.Manylargearticles,whenwet, haveampleroomin
dryer,but as theydryandfluffupmaynothaveroomto tumble.Checkcarefi.dlyeveryfewminutesandif articleis still wetor dampandfills
dryer,finishdryingon line. Donot, underanycircumstancesoperatedlyer forlongertimeswithoutchecking.CAUTIC)N:
If largeitemsdo not
haveroomto tumble,the air flowmaybe blockedwhichcouldresultin scorchingyourvaluableitems.Manylargeitems,likeshagrugs,cannot
bedriedin homesizedryers.DONQTtumbled~jackets containingKizpok.(Seefiltercleaninginstructionsabove.)
Checktickingforholesor weakseamswherefeathersor fillingcouldescape.Dryno morethanonepillowat a timeandsetdryerformaximum
time.Stopdryeroccasionallyandshakepillowsto redistributefillingformoreevendxying.Checkpillowsat endofdryingtime.If theyare not
completelydry, returnthemto dryerandresetformoredryingtime.Fea+Aer
pillowsdryveryslowlyandmustbe driedcompletelyto prevent
- ewing.DONOTtumblediypillowscontaining&pok.
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Garment Manufacturers’
Labels
Formoreinformationon care labeling,sendfor “What’sNewAboutCARELABELSY
Forsalebythe SuperintendentofDocuments,U.S.GovernmentPrintingOffice,Washington,D,C,20402,
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to
care
7
Howtosort
the clothes
Normally,if youhavesortedclothescorrectlyfor washing,
youwillalsohaveproperlysorteddryingloads.
sortby !cdor’
sumby fabric
Separate
Separate
.
\
from
*.,.
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LINTl?RODUCERS-suchas
terry towelingand chenille—give
up lint. LINT COLLEClORS—
suchas man-madefibersand
nappedfabricslikevelveteenand
corduroy—attract
lint, and mustbe
driedseparately.
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from
~Delicates/
In additionto sortingto reducelint
collection,it is recommendedthat
fabricsof similarconstructionbe
dried togetherwheneverpossible.
sortby weight
Separate
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HeavyItems
(suchas
towels)
from
d
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LightItems
(suchas
curtains)
For informationon tumbledrying
extra-largeitemsanddifferent
fabricsandloads,seepages6 and7.
8
.
How’toload the
Ckmthe lintfilterbefore m~—
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Don’tover-loadyourdryer.
Crowdedloadsdon’tdry efficiently
andclothesmaybe unnecessarily
wrinkled.
Loadsshouldlooklikethis:
drying everyhid.
Cleanlintfilter (seeshadedarea)
byputtingyourmoistenedfingers
at the cornerof filterand wipingin
a downwardmotionallthe way
acrossto the othercorner.
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Drumwith
PermanentPressLoad
Drumwith
Cottons& Linens
For additionalinformationon lint
falter,seepage 13.
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@Sortclothesbyweightsoyouwon’t
haveto run an extracyclefor oneor
twoheavier,slower-dryingitems.
Seepage8.
~Tohelppreventironing,use
Knits/LowHeat. Removegarments
promptlyat end of dryingcycleand
placeon hangers.
@Do not overloaddryer. For
efilcientdrying,clothesneedto
tumblefreely.
@The hotterthe drying
temperature,the morethe energy
thatwillbe used. Use lowest
possiblesettingthatwilldry the
loadin reasonabletime.
@Cleandryer lintfiltereachtime
dry.
YOU
e Cleandryerexhaustductingat least
oncea year.A partiallyclogged
exhaustcan lengthendryingtime.
@Dry yourclothesin consecutive
loads.‘Usinga “warm”dryerwill
saveenergy.
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PROBLEM
POSSIBLE
OUJSE
AND kwmm
DRYERWC)N-’T.
START
@Dryeyunplugged.Makesurepowercordis pluggedin.
@No powerto dryer.Checkfusesand circuitbreakersto makesuredryeris getting
current.Mostelectricdryersusetwo.
@Controlsimproperlyset. Makesurecontrolsare set and STARTswitchis pushed.
Openingthe doorduringoperationstopsthedryer.Tore-start,closethedoor andpush
the STARTswitch.
@Dryerdooris open. Closedoorsecurely—dryerwillnotrun withdooropen.
@Circuitis overloaded.Do notoperateotherapplianceson the sameelectricaloutlet
or circuitwhilethedryeris operating.
CLmmls TAKE
Too LONG m DRY
* Controlsimproperlyset. Checkall controlsto makesuretheyare correctlysetfor
the loadyouwantto dry. Seepages5-7.
@Cloggedlint filter.Removeandcleanfilterbeforeeveryload. Periodicallycleanarea
underlintfilterwithvacuumcleaner.Seepage 13.
@Improperducting.Makesuredryeris ductedin accordancewith Installation
Instructions.
I
@Obstructionin exhaustducting.Makesureductingis cleanand freeof obstruction;
makesuredamperin outsidewallcap operateseasily.If flexibleductingis used,be
sure it is not kinkedand is properlyinstalledaccordingto InstallationInstructions.
@Blownfusesor trippedcircuitbreakers.Checkhouseholdfusesor circuitbreakers.
Mostelectricdryersusetwo.It is possiblefor oneto be blownor trippedand the dryer
stilltumblewithoutheat.
@Impropersorting+Do not mix heavy,hard-to-dryitemswithlightweightarticles.
@Largeloadsofmoisture-holdingfabrics,suchas beachtowels,takea longtimeto
removemoisture.
@Toomanyitemsin dryer. Dry onlyonewasherload at a time. Do notcombineloads.
@Toofewitemsin dryer.If dryingonlyonearticle,add twomore similararticles,even
if dry,to insurepropertumbling.
@120-vohoperation.Dryingon 120-voltcircuittakesaboutthreetimesas longas on a
240-vokcircuit.
SHRINKAGE,
CwwMLAL
,———
@Somefabricswillshrinkwhethermachinewashed.and tumbledriedm washedby hand
and drip dried; othersmaybe safelywashedbut will shrinkin a dryer.FollowGarment
Manufacturers’Care Labelsexactly.If in doubt,do not machinewashor tumbledry. ,
K)
PROBLENI
POSS~LECAUSE mmm~y
SHNNIMGE,
~Relmtion s~lfiage can occurinknitfabricsthathavebeenimproper~ystretched
andelongatedbythemanufacturer.Whenthisoccurs,garmentmaybepressedbackinto
shapeaftereachwashanddry cycle.
KNITS
@Progressiveor delayedshinl~age iscausedwhenstarchor sizing(insomefabrics)is
graduallyremovedbylaundering.Maybenoticedin oldergarmentsthathavebeen
launderedmanytimeswithoutpreviousshrinkage.TreatasforRelaxation
Shrinkageabove.
~Shrtikage caused byoverheatingoccursin certainknitfabricithathavebeenheatshaped.Whenwashing,dryingor ironingtemperaturesexceedthetemperaturesusedto
shapeset, shrinkagemayoccur.Thiscannotbecorrected,butit canbeprevent@by
washingin coldor warmwater;dryingon lowheat.
WRINKLINGIN
PIRI$!L4NEN’I’
PRESS
AND“NO-IRON”
ITEMS
~Leavingclothesindryeraftertumblingstops.Removeclothespromptlyandhang
themimmediately.
@Toomanyitemsindryer.Dryonlyonewasherloadat atime.Donot combineloads.
*Toofewitemsin dryer.Ifdryingonlyonearticle,addtwoor moresimilararticles,even
ifdry,to insurepropertumbling.
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)
@kproper loads.AvoidlaunderingheavyPermanentPressitems,suchasworkck)tks,
withlighterPermanentPressitems,suchas shirtsor blouses.Donotwashor dry
PermanentPresswithregularlaundry.
@Toomanyclothesin washer.Itemsmusthaveroomto movefreely.PermanentPress
loadsshouldalwaysbe smallerthanregularloads...nomorethanmediumloads.
@Useofincorrectwashanddry cycles.UsePermanentPressWashCyclewhichprovides
a cool-downrinsetominimizewrinkling.Also,usePermanentPress IXy Cycle.
@Incorrectwaterlevel.Uselargewaterlevelformediumload;mediumlevelor halffill
forsmallload.
@Washing
repeatedlyintoohotwater.Washincod or warmwaterwithplentyofdetergent.
mwm AmREM13DY
PROBLEM
PossmLE
wmNKLING IN
PERMANENTPRESS
AND “NO-U-U’4”
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~Accumulationoflime scaledueto useof carbonatedetergents.If youmustusea
non-phosphatedetergent,avoidthe useof a high-carbonatedeterge~t.
* Failureto use fabricsoftener.Properuseof fabricsoftenerwillminimizewrinkling.
% !remlwvt?
WrinkJes:
1. Retumbleon “l?errnanentPress”setting.
2. Rerinseanddry on “PermanentPress”setting.
3. If unsuccessful,retumbleonnormalheatfor 10-12minutesandhangimmediately.
4. Ironcarefully.
!%Sendtodry cleanersfortressing.
6, Somewrinklesmayremainwhichcannotbe removed:
*NOTE:If youfollowgoodlau~dryproceduresandPermanentPressclothesstillcome
outwrinkled,thefinishmaynotbegoodquality..4&o,inpermanentpresssynthetic/
cottonblends,thecottonportionofthcfabriccaneventuallywearawayleavingonlythe
synthetic.Sinceit’sthecottonportionwhichis treatedforPermanentPress, a lossor
decreaseofPermanentPresspefiormancewillresult.
help. . .G311,tonfree:
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The Drum. Porcelainenamel
drumis rust-resistantandrequires
no specialcare.
The Exterior.Wipeoff anyspillsor
washingcompounds.Wipeor dust
withdampcloth.Try notto strike
thesurfacewithsharpobjects.
‘ZheLint Filter..Wipelint filter
beforeeveryuseas describedon
page9. Periodicallylintfilter
shouldbe removedand suction
hosefromvacuumcleanershould
beinsertedintothe opening.
Seebelow.
@Whenconvertingdryerto 240-volt
operationfrom 120-vok,lintfilter
andductworkmustbe thoroughly
cleaned.Thensetdialfor H-minute
operationand run dryerwithout
clothesuntilit shutsoff.
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@Beforehavingyourelectricdryer
connectedin yournewresidence,
be sureyourlicensedelectrician
confirmsthatthe supplyvoltage
matchesthe voltagespecifiedon
the ratingplate.
@Dryercontrolpaneland finishes
maybe damagedby somelaundry
pre-treatrnentsoilandstain
removerproductsif suchproducts
are sprayedon or havedirect
contactwiththe dryer.
Applythesepre-treatmentproducts
awayfromthe dryer.The fabric
maythenbe washed,and dried
normally.Damageto yourdryer
causedbypre-treatmentproductsis
notcoveredby yourwarranty.
Donot obstructthe flowof
combustionandventilatingair.
Dryer Exhaust: Inspectandclean
thedryerexhaustductingat least
oncea year.
‘lbstore dryer: For shortperiodof
time,disconnectpowersupplyand
cleanlintfilter.
Do notstoredryerwhereit willbe
exposedto the weather.
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on thebackpageof this book.
We’reproudof our serviceand
wantyouto be pleased.If for some
reasonyouare nothappywiththe
serviceyoureceive,here are three
stepsto followfor furtherhelp.
FIRST,contactthepeoplewho
servicedyourappliance.Explain
whyyouare notpleased.Inmost
cases,this will solvethe problem.
NEXT’,if youare stillnotpleased,
mite all the details-including
yourphonenumber—to:
Manager,ConsumerRelations
GeneralElectric
AppliancePark
Louisville,Kentuc&40225
FINALLY,if yourproblemis still
notresolved,write:
MajorAppliance
ConsumerActionPanel
20 North WackerDrive
Chicago,Illinois60606
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YOURGENERALELEHRIC AUTOMATIC
CLOTH= DRYER
WARRANTY
Saveproofoforiginalpurchasedatesuchasyoursalesslip or cancelledcheckto establishwarrantyperiod.
WHAT1sCOVERED
FULL IONEA?EAFI
WARRANTY
Foroneyearfromdateof original
purchase,we will provide,freeof
charge,partsandservicelabor
in yourhometo repairor replace
any part of the dryer thatfails
becauseof a manufacturing
defect.
This warrantyis extendedto
the originalpurchaserandany
succeedingownerfor products
purchasedfor ordinaryhomeuse
in the 48 mainlandstates,Hawaii
andWashingtonjD.C.InAlaskathe
warrantyis the sameexceptthat it
is LIMITEDbecauseyoumustpayto
shipthe productto the serviceshop
or forthe servicetechnician’stravel
coststo yourhome.
All warrantyservicewill be provided
byour FactoryServiceCentersor
byour authorizedCustomerCare”
servicersduringnormalworking
hours.
Lookin the Whiteor YellowPages
of yourtelephonedirectoryfor
GENERALELECTRICCOMPANY,
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GENERAL ELECTRIC FACTORY
SERVICE, GENERAL ELECTRICHOTPOINT FACTORYSERVICE or
GENERAL ELECTRIC CUSTOMER
CARE@SERVICE.
WHATIS ~m COVERED
e-ice
WiPStOYOWhome to
teachyou howto usethe product.
ReadyourUsearid Care material.
If youthen haveanyquestions
aboutoperatingthe product,
pleasecontactyourdealeror our
ConsumerAffairsofficeatthe
addressbelow,or call,toll free:
The GEAnswerCenteW
800.626.2000
consumerinformationservice
~ Replacementof housefusesor
resettingof circuitbreakers.
~ Failureof the productif it is used
for otherthan its intendedpurpose
or usedcommercially.
~ Damageto productcaused
by accident,fire,floodsor acts
of God.
WARRANTOR
IS NOTRESPONSIBLE
FORCONSEQUENTIALDAMAGES.
~ Improperinstallation.
If you havean installationproblem,
contactyour dealeror installer.
Youare responsiblefor providing
adequateelectrical,exhausting
and otherconnectingfacilities.
Somestatesdo notallowthe exclusionor limitationof incidentalorconsequentialdamages,sothe abovelimitationor exclusion
maynotapplyto you.Thiswarrantygivesyouspecificlegalrights,andyoumayalsohaveotherrightswhichvaryfromstateto state.
Toknowwhatyourlegalrightsarein yourstate,consultyourlocalor stateconsumeraffairsofficeor yourstate’sAttorneyGeneral.
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Company
Ilffurther helpisneeded cwtcerning this warmnty, write:
Manager—ConsumerAffairs, General EiecWc Company,Appliance Park, Louisville, KY 40225
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