Whirlpool LE3005XP Specifications

AUTOMATIC
DRYERS
Electric Model
LE3005XP
and
Gas Model
LG3006XP
wave Ovens, Trash Compaclors. Room AM Condllloners. Oehumldlflers. Automallc Washers, Clothes Dryers. Freezers, RefrlAeralor-Freezer:
Parts and features
CYCLE CONTROL
KNOB
LAUNDRY
INFORMATION
CENTER
START BUTTON
LINT SCREEN
DRYER DRUM
LOADING
DOOR
MODEL
AND SERIAL
NUMBER PLATE
Copy your Model and Serial Numbers
When you need service or call wrth a
question, have this informatron
ready
1. Complete Model and Serral Numbers
(from-the plate located
as shown]
2. Purchase date from scles slip
Copy this information
In these spaces
Keep this book, your warranty, sales slop
and “Dryer Guide” in the Laundry
Informatron Center on the back of the dryer
console
There IS no warranty
regrstratron
to return
that IS required
for in-warranty
service.
Contents
here
Complete
Model Number
Complete
Serial
Purchase
Number
Date
Service
Company
Telephone
Number
and
Proof-of-purchase
IS
all
Page
PARTS AND FEATURES
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES.
SAFETY FIRST.
STARTING YOUR DRYER.
SELECTING A CYCLE.
LINT SCREEN
LINT REMOVAL
CARING FOR YOUR DRYER.
Cleaning
Dryer Interior,
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Vacation Care.
IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR
ASSISTANCE.
I. Before Calling for
Assistance
2. If You Need Assistance
3. If You Need Service
4. If You Have a Problem
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Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label before
using
Your dryer. It will be
easier to remove.
the
Wipe
out
dryer drum with a
damp
cloth to remove dust from storing or shipping.
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Your
Responsibilities
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...
for
is installed
by a qualified
installer.
is properly
maintained.
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is installed
in an area protected
from the weather.
9 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 fuel and
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.
the “Installation
Instructions”
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complete
information
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FOR YOUR SAFETY
IF YOU SMELL GAS:
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1. OPEN WINDOWS.
2. DON’T TOUCH ELECTRICAL SWITCHES.
3. EXTINGUISH ANY OPEN
FLAME.
4. IMMEDIATELY CALL
YOUR GAS SUPPLIER.
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FOR YOUR SAFETY
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DO NOT STORE OR USE
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. ?i!%E
and TIME
Turn the Control Knob either way to
point to the time setting you want in
the cycle you want.
3.
when
To stop and
restart the dryer
To stop, open the door (or turn the
Control Knob to OFF].
To restart, close the door and push
START.
The Cycle
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The dryer will start tumbling
you push the START Button
Control
Knob should
The settrng can be changed
at any
time by turning the Control Knob to a
new setting
point to OFF when the dryer
is not in use.
Selecting a cycle
Each dryer cycle is designed
chart below to help you decide
TYPE
to dry certain
which cycle
kinds of fabrics.
to use.
SUGGESTED
OF LOAD
COTTONS
HEAVY - Bedspreads,mattress
pads,quilts
MEDIUM AND LIGHTWEIGHT - Shirts,dresses,
sheets, diapers, towels, work clothes
PERMANENT PRESS
HEAVY - Work clothes,jackets,
MEDIUMWEIGHT Shirts,uniforms,dresses,slacks,etc.
Use the
CYCLE
, HEAT
HEAT
raincoats,etc.
HEAT
HEAT
KNITS
HEAVYWEIGHT - COTTONS, RAYONS, BCENDS T-Shirts,slacks,polo
shirts,etc.
LIGHTWEIGHT - SYNTHETIC FIBERS (polyester,
acrylic, etc.) AND BLENDS Lingerie, blouses,dresses,etc.
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DELICATELY CONSTRUCTED FABRICS Sheer Curtains 12 or 3 oanelsl
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HEAT
HEAT
HEAT
RUBBER, PLASTIC, HEAT SENSkTIVE MATERIALS
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Foam pillows, bras,etc.
Plastic shower curtains,tableclofhs
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Rubberbacked
rugs ......................................
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Olefin. polypropylene,sheer
nylon
AIR
AIR
AIR
AIR
The last 5 minutes of the HEAT Cycle are without heat.This helps cool
down the load for easier handling
and to reduce wrinkling.
Dwing
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.
l size of the load.
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temperature
around the
dryer.
See page 6 in your”Dryer
Guide”
for more information.
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 synthetic
fabrics.
Mixed loads
When drying a load with different
kinds and weights of fabrics, use the
cycle suggested
for the lightest fabrlcs. When the dryer stops, remove
dry Items and reset the control.
DO NOT OVERDRY.Overdrying
can cause shrinkage, static
cling, and con damage some
fabrics.
Lint screen
Clean
Increase
the lint screen before each load. A screen
drying time and may be a FIRE HAZARD
blocked
by lint can
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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.
Heat Element
ELECTRIC
Cleaning
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DRYERS
should
GAS DRYERS
be done only by a qualified
WARNING:
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electrical
shock
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hazard - unplug power
r
supply cord or turn off
electrical
power.
Avoid iniury or damage
- do not
put hands inside cabfnet.
Make sure dryer is cool.
person.
1. Remove back panel (electric)
or lower access panel (gas].
2. Avoid damaging
wires,
thermostats, funnel or igniter.
3. Remove lint from shaded area see art- with a soft brush or
vacuum cleaner.
4. Replace panel; reconnect and
re-level dryer.
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Caring for your dryer
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Some pretreatment
products
can
damage
dials, consoles and finish.
Do not use these products on or
near your dryer.
Remove loose and sharp objects
from Dockets and cuffs before drvina pins, ‘buckles. etc. Close metal
zippers.
Wipe off all spills with a damp, soft
cloth. Spills allowed to remain may
dull or damage
the finish.
Never leave wet or damp
in your dryer.
laundry
Sharp or heavy objects should
never be put on or in the dryer.
Check pockets for bolts, nuts, etc
Cleaning dryer interior
WARNING: Before
cleaning
interior, unplug
power supply cord, or
turn off electrical
power to
avoid electrical
shock hazard.
Garments which contain unstable dyes,
such as denim blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor
the dryer interior. If the interior
is discolored,
clean with one of the
following methods to avoid staining
later load items.
Powdered
laundry detergent
and
very warm water
Make a paste with detergent and
very warm water. Apply paste to
a soft cloth and scrub area until all
excess dye is removed. Wipe thoroughly with a damp cloth. Tumble
a load of rags. -ORliquid spray household
cleaner
Spray on stained area. Rub with a
cloth until all excess dye is removed. Tumble a load of rags.
Vacation care
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Unplug power cord or turn off electrical power.
For gas dryers, close gas valve.
Clean lint screen.
If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
If your dryer does not heat:
The AIR setting is without heat.
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of heat settings are
without heat.
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assistance...
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Performance
problems often result
from little things you can find and fix
yourself without tools of any kind.
If your dryer does not run:
Is the gas turned on? If not, turn the
Control Knob to OFF. Turn on gas.
Wait 5 minutes. Reset controls and
start.
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electric
dryer uses a circuit
breaker
or 2 fuses. If one fuse is
blown, the dryer may run, but not
heat.
If drying time seems long:
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If the power supply cord plugged
into a live circuit with the propervoltage?
Is the door closed tightly?
Did vou DUSh the START Button?
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Have you checked
main fuses or circuit
your home’s
breaker box?
Is the lint screen clean?
See page6 of this book and page
of your “Dryer Guide:’
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2.
If you need
assistance*...
4.
Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINER service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from:
Continental
U.S. . (800) 253-1301
Michigan
. . . . . . . . (800) 632-2243
Alaska
81 Hawaii
(800) 253-1121
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 setice*...
Whirlpool
has
chised TECH-CARE r/
Service
Companies, TECH-CARE
service technicians
are trained
to
fulfill the product warranty
and provide after-warranty
service,
anywhere in the United States. To locate
TECH-CARE service in your area, call
our COOL-LINE service
assistance
telephone
number (see Step 2) or look
in your telephone
directory
Yellow
Pages under:
If vou have a
p&blem*...
Call our COOL-LINE service
assistance telephone
number (see Step
2) and talk with one of our Consultants,
or if you prefer, write to:
Mr. Stephen E. Upton
Senior Vice President
Whirlpool Corporation
Administrative
Center
2000 US-33 North
Benton Harbor, Ml 49022
“If you must call or write, please provide: model number, serial number,
date of purchase,
and a complete
description
of the problem. This information is needed in order to better respond to your request for assistance.
FSP is a registered
trademark
of Whirlpool
Corporation
for
quality parts. look for this
symbol of quality whenever
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you need a replacement
part
@
for your Whirlpool
appliance.
FSP replacement
parts
will fit right and work right, because
they are
made to the same exacting
specifications
used to build every new Whirlpool
appliance.
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