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Whirlpool LE5790XM, LG5791XM Operating instructions
AUTOMATIC
DRYERS
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LE5790XM
and
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LG5791XM
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Parts and features
CYCLE CONTROL KNOB
LAUNDRY
INFORMATION
CENTER
DRYER DRUM
MODEL
AND SERIAL
NUMBER PLATE
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Copy your Model and Serial Numbers
When you need service or call with a
question, have this information
ready.
1. Complete
Model and Serial Numbers
(from~the plate located
as shown)
2. Purchase date from sales slip.
Copy this information
In these spaces
Keep this book, your warranty, sales slop
and “Dryer Guide” In the Laundry Information Center on the back of the dryer
There is no warranty
registration
to return.
that is required
for in-warranty
service.
Contents
PARTS AND FEATURES
Model
Complete
Senal
Purchase
Number
Number
Date
servrce Company
and
Number
Proof-of-purchase
iS QII
Page
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
SAFETY FIRST
SELECTING A CYCLE AND
STARTING YOUR DRYER
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
The Automatic Cycles
Timed Drying
DRYING TIPS
FLUFFAIR Setting.
TUMBLE PRESSSetting
Mixed Loads
Drying Times
,
here
Complete
Telephone
console.
Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label before
using
your dryer. It will be
easier to remove.
the
out
Wipe
dryer drum with a
damp
cloth to remove dust from storing or shipping.
Page
2
3
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~1983 Whirlpool
Lint Signal
LINT SCREEN
LINT REMOVAL
CARING FOR YOUR DRYER
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
Corporation
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Your
Responsibilities
You are personally
responsible
making sure that your dryer...
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is located
in an area where the temperature
is above 45°F (7.2’C).
l is connected
to the right kind of outlet, electric
supply and grounding.*
l is properly
connected
to fuel and
exhaust systems,’
. is used only for jobs normally
expected
of home clothes dryers.
l is not run where
there may be explosive fumes.
l is not
used by children
or anyone
unable to operate
it properly.
‘See the “Installation
Instructions”
for
complete
information.
l
Read this “Use and Care Guide”
and your “Dryer Guide” carefully
for
important
use and safety information.
for
is installed
by a qualified
installer.
is properly
maintained.
is installed
in an area protected
from the weather.
is properly
installed
and leveled
in
a well ventilated
room* on a floor
that can support the weight.
SWdf;ED
TYPE OF LOAD
COTTONS - LINENS
EXTRA HEAVY - Bedspreads,
mattress padsquilts.
HEAVYWEIGHT FABRICS - Towels,
jeans, corduroys,
work clothes
MEDIUMWEIGHT COTTONS Sheets, pillowcases,
cotton
underwear,
diapers
LIGHTWEIGHT COTTONS - Batistes,
organdies,
lingerie
PERMANENT PRESS, SYNTHETICS
AND BLENDS
HEAVYWEIGHT FABRICS -Work clothes,
jackets, raincoats
.
MEDIUMWEIGHT FABRICS - Shirts, play
clothes,sheets,slacks
LIGHTWEIGHT FABRICS - Lingerie,
blousesdresses
KNITS
HEAVYWEIGHT - Cottons, rayons,
blend&T-shirtsslacks,
shirts
LIGHTWEIGHT - Synthetics [polyester,
acrylic, etc.) and blends, lingerie,
blouses,dresses
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HEAVY
HIGH
AUTOMATIC
REGULAR
PERM’T PRESS
MED
KNITS GENTLE
LOW
AUTOMATIC
PERMANENT
PRESS
PERMIT PRESS
MED
KWITS GENTLE
LOW
AUTOMATIC
PERMANENT
PRESS
PERMiErESS
KNITS GENTLE
LOW
LIGHTWEIGHT AND DELICATE FABRICS
Sheer Curtains (2 or 3 panels)
Gauze,lace,etc.
. .._.,,,_.__._._........
AUTOMATIC
PERMANENT
PRESS
KNITS
GENTLE
LOW
RUBBER, PLASTIC, HEAT-SENSITIVE
FABRICS
FOAM RUBBER - Pillows, bras,
stuffed toys
PLASTIC - Shower curtains,
tablecloths
. . . _.................
RUBBER-BACKED RUGS
.
OLEFIN, POLYPROPYLENE, SHEER NYLON
TIMED
DRYING
FLUFF
AIR
Drylng these and other heat-sensltlve
materials
can damage
them or be a
FIRE HAZARD.
4
SUGGESTED
TEMPERATURE
Select a
1. CYCLE
2.
Turn the Control Knob either way to
point to the cycle and setting you
want. See page 6 for information
on
the cycles.
Push the
3. START Button
The dryer will start tumbling
you push the START Button.
Changing
Set TEMPERATURE
SELECTOR
Turn the Temperature
Selector
needed
drying temperature.
to the
To stop and restart
the dryer
when
To stop the dryer, open the door (or
turn the Control Knob to OFF).
To restart the dryer, close the door,
select cycle, if necessary,
and push
START.
a setting
The setting can be changed
at any
time by turning the Control Knob to a
new setting.
The Cycle
Control
Knob should
point to OFF when the dryer
is not in use.
Operating
instructions
The automatic
cycles
The automatic
cycles allow you
to select the degree of dryness you
prefer for the clothes being dried.
The Control Knob moves and stops
several times until the load reaches
the dryness setting you selected. Then
the knob automatically
moves to
OFF and tumbling stops.
weight cotton items.The load tumbles without heat during the last 5
minutes.This
helps make the load
easier to handle.
press, knits and other synthetic fabrics. The load tumbles without heat
during the last 10 minutes. This helps
keep wrinkles from setting in.
Timed drying
Use the TIMED DRYING Cycle for
any load you want to dry by time. For
example:
small loads, large bulky
items, items to be fluffed or dusted
with the FLUFFAIR heat setting.
9 Turn the Control Knob to the number
of minutes you want-from
10 to 60.
l The last 5 minutes
of this cycle are
without heat - a cool-down
time. This
helps make the load easier to
handle.
6
For the first few loads, set the Control
Knob to point to an* in either automatic cycle. When the dryer stops,
feel the dried items.
If items are drier than you like, use
a setting to the right of the* the next
time you dry a similar load.
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If items are not as dry as you like,
use a setting to the left of the* the
next time you dry a similar load.
flllg tips
FLUFF
TUMBLE
PRESS” Setting
AIR
The dryer does not heat when the
Temperature
Selector is set on FLUFF
AIR. This settina can be used to fluff
The TUMBLE PRESS setting removes
wrinkles from dry clothing
such as
items that may have been packed
in a suitcase, closet, or items not
removed
from the dryer.
1. Set Temperature
Selector to HEAVY
HIGH.
2. Set Control Knob to TUMBLE PRESS.
3. Push START Button.
1. Turn the Temperature
Selector to
FLUFF AIR.
2. Turn the Control Knob to the number of minutes you want in the
TIMED DRYING Cycle.
3. Push the START Button.
The load will tumble in heated air
for 5 minutes. The heat shuts off and
the dryer continues to tumble the
load for 10 more minutes.
For best results, TUMBLE PRESS only
a few items at a time. Put them on
hangers or fold them as soon as the
dryer stops.
Mixed loads
Drying
When drying a load with different
kinds and weights of fabrics, use the
cycle suggested
for the lightest
fabrics. When the dryer stops, remove
dry items and reset the control
Drying times will vary depending
on:
l amount
of moisture in the clothes.
l type
and weight of the fabric.
l size of the load.
l room
temperature
around the
dryer.
l temperature
of the wash rinse
water.
l amount
of lint in the lint screen
l dryertemperature
selection.
See page 6 in your”Dryer
Guide”
for more information.
To reduce wnnkllng, take the
load trom dryer as soon as
tumbling
stops This IS important
for permanent
press, knits and
synthetic fabrics.
times
Lint signal
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31%
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If you neglect to clean your lint
screen, the lint signal will sound. The
(whistle tone) signal lets you know
the air flow is being restricted.
Restricted air flow reduces drying
efficiency.
Turn off the dryer and clean the lint
screen as shown on page 9.
Lint screen
Clean
increase
the lint screen before each load. A screen
drying time and may be a FIRE HAZARD.
Open the lid and pull the lint screen
straight out.
DO NOT run the dryer with
the lint screen loose,
damaged
or missing.
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Doing so can cause overheating,
can damage
fabrics and
can be a FIRE HAZARD.
blocked
by lint can
ROLL the lint off the s/creen
with your fingers.
DO NOT rinse or wash the screen.
Push the screen
place.
firmly back
into
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 otten, depending
on
dryer usage.
-Funnel
ELECTRIC DRYERS
Cleaning
0
should
be done only by a qualified
Avoid electrical
shock
hazard - unplug power
supply cord or turn off
electrical
power.
l Avoid
injury or damage
- do not
put hands inside cabinet.
’ Make sure dryer is cool.
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” GAS DRYERS
person.
Remove back panel (electric]
or
front panel (gas].
2. Avoid damaging
wiresthermostats, funnel or igniter,
3. Remove lint from shaded area see art - with a soft brush or
vacuum cleaner.
4. Replace
panel; reconnect
and relevel dryer.
1.
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Caring for your dryer
Remove sharp objects from clothing
before drying - pins, bucklesetc.
Close metal zippers.
Never leave
your dryer.
Wipe off all spills with a damp,soft
cloth.Spills
allowed
to remain may
dull or damage
the finish.
Sharp or heavy objects should
never be put on or in the dryer.
Check pockets for bolts, nuts, etc.
Non-colorfast
items can stain the
drum. Wipe carefully
after drying to
make sure there is no dye to be
transferred
to items in the next load.
Some pretreatment
products
can
damage
dials, console and finish. Do
not use these products on or near
your dryer.
Vacation
wet or damp
laundry
care
Disconnect
power
supply cord.
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For gas dryers, close
gas valve.
Clean
lint screen.
in
If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
I. Before calling
for assistance..
Performance
problems
often result from little things you can find
and fix yourself without tools of any
kind.
DRYER DOES NOT RUN:
Is power supply cord plugged
in?
l Is door
closed tightly?
l Did you push START Button?
l Are fuses blown
or a circuit-breaker
tripped?
DRYER DOES NOT HEAT:
l The AIR setting
is without heat.
l The last minutes
of heat settings are
without heat.
l Is gas turned
on? If not, turn Control
Knob to OFF.Turn on gas. Wait 5
minutes. Reset controls and start
l An electric
dryer uses a circuit
breaker or 2 fuses. If one fuse is
blown, the dryer may run, but not
heat.
DRYING TIME SEEMS LONG:
l Is the lint screen
clean?
l See page
6 in your”Dryer
Guide:’
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2. If you need assistance*.
..
Call Whirlpool
COOL-LINE”
service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from:
Continental
U.S. . (800) 253-1301
. . . . . . . (800) 632-2243
Michigan
Alaska & 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
FSP is a registered
trademark
of Whirlpool
Corporation
for
quality parts. Look for this
FSP
symbol of quality whenever
you need a replacement
part
R 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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. 3. If you need service
r
w
*. . .
Whirlpool
has
a nationwide
network of franchised
TECH-CARE@ Serv-
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ice technicians
are trained to fulfill
the product
warranty
and provide
after-warranty
service, anywhere
in
the United States. To locate
TECHCARE service in your area, call our
COOL-LINE service assistance
telephone number (see Step 2) or look in
your telephone
directory
Yellow
Pages under
4. If you have a problem*.
..
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 Guy Turner, Vice President
Whirlpool
Corporation
Administrative
Center
2000 US-33 North
Benton Harbor, MI 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.
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