Use & care guide | Estate 8318478A Clothes Dryer User Manual

ELECTRIC AND GAS
DRYERS
Use & Care Guide
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8318478A
TABLE OF CONTENTS
DRYER SAFETY..............................................................................2
PARTS AND FEATURES................................................................4
CHECKING YOUR VENT ...............................................................5
DRYER USE ....................................................................................6
Starting Your Dryer.......................................................................6
Stopping and Restarting ..............................................................6
Loading.........................................................................................7
Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips ...........................................7
CYCLES...........................................................................................7
Auto Sense Drying Cycle .............................................................7
Timed Dry Cycle...........................................................................8
No Heat Fluff Cycle ......................................................................8
Drying Rack ..................................................................................8
DRYER CARE..................................................................................9
Cleaning the Lint Screen ..............................................................9
Cleaning the Dryer Interior ...........................................................9
Removing Accumulated Lint......................................................10
Changing the Drum Light ...........................................................10
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................10
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE .........................................................11
WARRANTY ..................................................................................12
DRYER SAFETY
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all
safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol.
This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word “DANGER” or
“WARNING.” These words mean:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
immediately follow instructions.
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't
follow instructions.
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you
what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
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WARNING: For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize
the risk of fire or explosion, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death.
– Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this
or any other appliance.
– WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS:
• Do not try to light any appliance.
• Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building.
• Clear the room, building, or area of all occupants.
• Immediately call your gas supplier from a neighbor's phone. Follow the gas supplier's
instructions.
• If you cannot reach your gas supplier, call the fire department.
– Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency, or
the gas supplier.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to persons when using the dryer, follow basic
precautions, including the following:
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Read all instructions before using the dryer.
Do not place items exposed to cooking oils in
your dryer. Items contaminated with cooking oils
may contribute to a chemical reaction that could
cause a load to catch fire.
Do not dry articles that have been previously
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.
Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer.
Close supervision of children is necessary when
the dryer is used near children.
Before the dryer is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the drying compartment.
Do not reach into the dryer if the drum is moving.
Do not install or store the dryer where it will be
exposed to the weather.
Do not tamper with controls.
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Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or
attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this Use and Care Guide or in published
user-repair instructions that you understand and have
the skills to carry out.
Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate
static unless recommended by the manufacturer of
the fabric softener or product.
Do not use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber
or similarly textured rubber-like materials.
Clean lint screen before or after each load.
Keep area around the exhaust opening and adjacent
surrounding areas free from the accumulation of lint,
dust, and dirt.
The interior of the dryer and exhaust vent should be
cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel.
See installation instructions for grounding requirements.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
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PARTS AND FEATURES
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Control panel
Model and serial number label
Dryer drum
Lint screen
Exhaust grille
Wide-opening door*
Additional features your dryer
may have
End of Cycle Signal selector
Drum light
Temperature selector
Optional purchase
Drying rack
*Other door
types
Non-reversible
small side-swing door
Large side-swing door
This is a reversible door –
See your Installation
Instructions.
Control Panel
NOTE: The drawings in this book may vary from your dryer. They are designed to show all of the models covered by this book.
Your dryer may not include all features.
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CHECKING
YOUR VENT
Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve
maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times. Use the
minimum recommended installation clearances (found in your
Installation Instructions) to avoid blocking the flow of combustion
and ventilation air. Refer to your Installation Instructions for more
information.
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent.
3. The exhaust vent can be routed up, down, left, right, or
straight out the back of the dryer. Space requirements are
listed in your Installation Instructions.
4. Use the straightest path possible when routing the exhaust
vent. Use the fewest number of elbows and turns. Allow room
when using elbows or making turns. Bend vent gradually to
avoid kinking.
5. Use duct tape to seal all joints. Do not use screws to secure
vent. Lint may catch on screws.
Do not use a plastic vent.
Do not use a metal foil vent.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.
If the dryer is not properly installed and vented, it will not be
covered under the warranty.
NOTE: Service calls caused by improper venting will be paid for
by the customer, whether it was a paid installation or selfinstalled.
1. Do not use plastic vent or metal foil vent. Use 4 in. (10.2 cm)
metal or flexible metal vent. Do not kink or crush flexible
metal vent. It must be completely extended to allow adequate
exhaust air to flow. Check vent after installation. Refer to your
Installation Instructions for proper length requirements of
vent.
2. Use a 4 in. (10.2 cm) exhaust hood. Smaller hoods increase
drying times.
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6. Clean exhaust vent periodically, depending on use, but at
least every 2 years, or when installing your dryer in a new
location.
■ Disconnect vent from the dryer and clean one section at a
time until you reach the exhaust hood.
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To clean out lint, use the hose attachment on your
vacuum, or a pole or wire with a feather duster or rag
attached.
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Be sure the flapper on the outside end of vent moves
freely.
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When cleaning is complete, be sure to follow the
Installation Instructions supplied with your dryer for final
product check.
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(10.2 cm)
4"
(10.2 cm)
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DRYER USE
1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not
pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely.
Starting Your Dryer
2. Turn the Cycle Control knob to the recommended cycle for
the type of load being dried. Use the Energy Preferred
Automatic Setting (*) to dry most heavyweight and medium
weight loads. See “Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips.”
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as
gasoline, away from dryer.
Do not dry anything that has ever had anything
flammable on it (even after washing).
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death, explosion, or fire.
3. Select a temperature setting on models with a Temp/Fabric
selector. The cycle descriptions include temperature setting
suggestions.
NOTE: The temperature selector is part of the Cycle Control
knob on some models.
4. Select the End of Cycle Signal, if available. The signal is
helpful when drying permanent press or synthetics. Promptly
remove these items from the dryer at the end of the cycle to
prevent wrinkles.
On some models the End of Cycle Signal is part of the Start
button. Turn the Start button to ON or OFF.
5. Push the START button.
Fire Hazard
No washer can completely remove oil.
Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of
oil on it (including cooking oils).
Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be
dried on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in
death or fire.
Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to
remove dust from storing and shipping.
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Stopping and Restarting
You can stop your dryer any time during a cycle.
To stop your dryer
Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Control knob to OFF.
NOTE: The Cycle Control knob should point to an Off area when
the dryer is not in use.
To restart your dryer
1. Close the door.
2. Select a new cycle and temperature (if desired).
3. Push START.
Loading
Load clothes loosely into the dryer. Do not pack the dryer. Allow
space for clothes to tumble freely. The following chart shows
examples of balanced loads that would allow for proper tumbling.
Heavy work
clothes
3 pair of pants, 4 pair of jeans, 2 pair of
overalls, 3 shirts
Delicates
3 camisoles, 1 robe, 4 slips,
6 undergarments, 2 sets of sleepwear,
1 child’s outfit
Towels
10 bath towels, 10 hand towels, 14 wash
cloths, 1 bath mat
Mixed Load
3 double sheets, 4 pillowcases,
8 T-shirts, 6 pair of shorts, 2 blouses,
8 handkerchiefs
CYCLES
This manual covers several different models. Your dryer may vary
from the model shown and may not have all of the cycles and
features described.
Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips
Select the correct cycle and temperature for your load.
Cool Down tumbles the load without heat during the last few
minutes of all cycles to make the load easier to handle.
Drying tips
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Follow care label directions when they are available.
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If you use fabric softener sheets, use only those labeled
“dryer safe.” Follow package instructions.
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Remove the load from the dryer as soon as tumbling stops, to
reduce wrinkling. This is especially important for permanent
press, knits, and synthetic fabrics.
Cycle and temperature tips
Cycle Control knob
Auto Sense Drying Cycle
Use this cycle to dry most loads. Your dryer uses an automatic
control that senses the moisture in the load and shuts off the
dryer when the selected dryness is reached. The Cycle Control
knob does not move until the load is almost dry. After the cool
down, the knob automatically turns to an Off area and tumbling
stops.
Dry most loads using the Energy Preferred Automatic Setting (*).
■ If the load is drier than you like, select a setting closer to
Less Dry the next time you dry a similar load.
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Dry most loads using the Energy Preferred Automatic
Setting (*), if available on your dryer.
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Use a High heat setting for drying heavyweight items such as
towels and work clothes.
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Use a Medium heat setting for drying medium weight items,
such as sheets, underwear, permanent press fabrics, and
some knits.
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Use a Low heat setting for drying lightweight items such as
lingerie, blouses, dresses, and some knits.
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Use a no-heat (air) setting for rubber, plastic, or heat-sensitive
fabrics.
NOTE: Drying time with an automatic cycle varies according to
the type of fabric, size of load, and temperature setting. See
“Drying, Cycle and Temperature Tips.”
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Line dry bonded or laminated fabrics.
NOTE: If you have questions about drying temperatures for
various loads, refer to the care label directions. If you are unsure
of the temperature to select for a load, select a lower setting
rather than a higher setting.
If the load is not as dry as you like, complete drying using the
Timed Dry cycle. The next time you dry a similar load, select a
setting closer to Very Dry or More Dry.
WRINKLE PREVENT™ feature
When you are unable to remove a load from the dryer as soon as
it stops, wrinkles can form. The WRINKLE PREVENT™ feature
periodically tumbles, rearranges and fluffs the load without heat
up to 45 minutes after the cycle ends to avoid wrinkling. This
feature is automatic and activates at the end of the cycle, if you
do not open the dryer door within a few minutes after the cycle
ends.
Towels
Select this cycle to thoroughly dry extra heavy items such as
mattress pads and quilts or a load of towels. Set the temperature
selector to High heat.
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Timed Dry Cycle
Drying Rack
Use this cycle to complete drying if items are still damp after the
automatic cycle.
Timed Dry is also useful for:
■ Heavyweight and bulky items, such as bedspreads and work
clothes and large loads that require a long drying time. Set
the Temperature selector, if available, to High heat or to a
setting that matches the care label directions.
The drying rack is useful for machine drying items you would not
necessarily want to tumble dry or that you would normally line dry
(for example, sweaters, pillows, stuffed toys).
If your model does not have a drying rack, you may purchase
one. For ordering information, please refer to the “Assistance or
Service” section in this manual or by contact the dealer from
whom you purchased your dryer.
To use the drying rack
1. Slide rear pegs into the dimples on the back wall of the dryer.
Lower the front pegs to rest on the dryer opening.
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Lightweight items, such as lingerie, blouses, and knits that
require a short drying time. Set the Temperature selector if
available, to Low heat.
NOTE: On some models, temperature is included in the cycle
selections. Drying time and temperature will depend on your
dryer model.
Heavy Dry
Select this setting to evenly dry large or heavy items, such as
thick cotton bath towels or robes. Set the Temperature selector, if
available, to High heat.
Damp Dry
Select this setting to dry items to a damp level or dry items that
do not require an entire drying cycle. Damp dry items such as
jeans (to prevent stiffness) or cotton clothes (to make pressing
easier). Set the Temperature selector, if available, to High heat.
Wrinkle Free
Use this setting to remove wrinkles from items, such as clothes
packed in a suitcase or items wrinkled from being left in the dryer
too long. Set the Temperature selector, if available, at Low heat or
Medium heat, depending on the fabrics in your load.
No Heat Fluff Cycle
Use this cycle for items that require drying without heat, such as
rubber, plastic and heat-sensitive fabrics. See the chart for
examples of items that can be dried using an air cycle.
Type of Load
Foam rubber - pillows, padded bras,
stuffed toys
Plastic - shower curtains, tablecloths
Rubber-backed rugs
Olefin, polypropylene, sheer nylon
3. Select a timed drying cycle and temperature, or an air cycle.
Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be dried on a
clothesline or by using an air cycle.
4. Push the START button.
NOTE: You must remove rack for normal tumbling. Do not use
the automatic cycle with the drying rack.
This chart shows examples of items that can be rack dried and
the suggested cycle, temperature setting and drying time. Actual
drying time will depend on the amount of moisture items hold.
Rack Dry
Cycle
Temp.
Time*
Wool Sweaters
Block to shape and lay flat on
the rack
Timed
Low
60
Stuffed toys or pillows
Cotton or polyester fiber filled
Timed
Low
60
Stuffed toys or pillows
Foam rubber filled
Air
(no heat)
None
90
Sneakers or canvas shoes
Air
(no heat)
None
90
Cycle Time*
20 - 30
20 - 30
40 - 50
10 - 20
*(Minutes). Reset cycle to complete drying, if needed.
When using an air cycle
■ Check to see that coverings are securely stitched.
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Shake and fluff pillows by hand periodically during cycle.
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Dry item completely. Foam rubber pillows are slow to dry.
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2. Put the wet items on top of the rack. Leave space between
the items so air can reach all the surfaces. Close the door.
NOTE: Do not allow items to hang over the edge of the rack.
*(Minutes). Reset cycle to complete drying, if needed.
DRYER CARE
Cleaning the Dryer Interior
Cleaning the Lint Screen
Every load cleaning
The lint screen is located on the top of the dryer. Clean it before
each load. A screen blocked by lint can increase drying time.
To clean
1. Pull the lint screen towards you. Roll lint off the screen with
your fingers. Do not rinse or wash screen to remove lint. Wet
lint is hard to remove.
Explosion Hazard
Use nonflammable cleaner.
Failure to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
To clean dryer drum
2. Push the lint screen firmly back into place.
IMPORTANT:
■ Do not run the dryer with the lint screen loose, damaged,
blocked, or missing. Doing so can cause overheating and
damage to both the dryer and fabrics.
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Some towels made of synthetic fibers and natural fibers
(polyester and cotton blends) may shed more lint than other
towels, causing your dryer’s lint screen to fill up faster. Be
sure to remove lint from the lint screen before and after drying
new towels.
If lint falls off the screen into the dryer during removal, check
the exhaust hood and remove the lint. See “Checking Your
Vent.”
1. Make a paste with powdered laundry detergent and very
warm water.
2. Apply paste to a soft cloth.
OR
Apply a liquid, non-flammable household cleaner to the
stained area and rub with a soft cloth until all excess dye is
removed.
3. Wipe drum thoroughly with a damp cloth.
4. Tumble a load of clean cloths or towels to dry drum.
NOTE: Garments which contain unstable dyes, such as denim
blue jeans or brightly colored cotton items, may discolor the
dryer interior. These stains are not harmful to your dryer and will
not stain future loads of clothes. Dry unstable dye items insideout to prevent dye transfer.
As needed cleaning
Laundry detergent and fabric softener residue can build up on the
lint screen. This buildup can cause longer drying times for your
clothes, or cause the dryer to stop before your load is completely
dry. The screen is probably clogged if lint falls off the screen.
Clean the lint screen with a nylon brush every six months, or
more frequently if it becomes clogged due to a residue buildup.
To wash
1. Roll lint off screen with your fingers.
2. Wet both sides of lint screen with hot water.
3. Wet a nylon brush with hot water and liquid detergent. Scrub
lint screen with the brush to remove residue buildup.
4. Rinse screen with hot water.
5. Thoroughly dry lint screen with a clean towel. Insert lint
screen back into dryer.
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Removing Accumulated Lint
TROUBLESHOOTING
From Inside the Dryer Cabinet
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage. Cleaning should be done by a qualified person.
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid
the cost of a service call...
From the Exhaust Vent
Lint should be removed every 2 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage.
Clothes are not drying satisfactorily
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Changing the Drum Light
Check the following:
Is the lint screen clogged with lint?
Is the exhaust vent or outside exhaust hood clogged with lint,
restricting air movement? Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes.
Hold your hand under the outside exhaust hood to check air
movement. If you do not feel air movement, clean exhaust
system of lint or replace exhaust vent with heavy metal or
flexible metal vent. See your Installation Instructions.
The dryer light automatically turns on inside the dryer drum when
you open the door.
To change the drum light
1. Unplug dryer or disconnect power.
2. Open the dryer door. Locate the light bulb cover on the back
wall of the dryer. Remove the screw located in the lower right
corner of the cover. Remove the cover.
Is the exhaust vent crushed or kinked? Replace with heavy
metal or flexible metal vent. See your Installation Instructions.
Has a fuse blown, or a circuit breaker tripped? Electric dryers
use 2 household fuses or breakers. The drum may be turning,
but you may not have heat.
Has an air dry cycle been selected? Select the right cycle for
the types of garments being dried. See “Drying, Cycle and
Temperature Tips.”
For gas dryers, is the valve open on the supply line?
3. Turn bulb counterclockwise. Replace the bulb only with a 10watt appliance bulb. Replace the cover and secure with the
screw.
4. Plug in dryer or reconnect power.
Are fabric softener sheets blocking the grille? Use only one
fabric softener sheet, and use it only once.
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Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below
45ºF (7ºC)?
Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above
45ºF (7ºC).
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Was a cold rinse water used? Was the load very wet?
Expect longer drying times with items rinsed in cold water
and with items that hold moisture (cottons).
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Is the load too large and heavy to dry quickly?
Separate the load to tumble freely.
Dryer will not run
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Check the following:
Is the power cord plugged in?
Has a fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker tripped?
Was a regular fuse used? Use a time-delay fuse.
Is the dryer door firmly closed?
Was the START button firmly pressed?
Is a cycle selected?
Unusual sounds
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Has the dryer had a period of non-use?
If the dryer hasn’t been used for a while, there may be a
thumping sound during the first few minutes of operation.
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Is it a gas dryer?
The gas valve clicking is a normal operating sound.
Lint on load
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Is the lint screen clogged?
Clean lint screen. Check for air movement.
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Is the load properly sorted?
Sort lint givers (towels, chenille) from lint takers (corduroy,
synthetics). Also sort by color.
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Is the load too big or too heavy?
Dry smaller loads so lint can be carried to the lint screen.
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Was the load overdried?
Use correct dryer settings for load type. Overdrying can
cause lint-attracting static electricity. See “Drying, Cycle, and
Temperature Tips.”
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Was paper or tissue left in pockets?
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Is pilling being mistaken for lint?
Pilling (surface fuzz) is caused by normal wear and
laundering.
Stains on load or color change
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Was dryer fabric softener properly used?
Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle.
Fabric softener sheets added to a partially-dried load can
stain your garments.
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Were items soiled when placed in the dryer?
Items should be clean before being dried.
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Were items properly sorted?
Sort light colors from dark colors. Sort colorfast items from
noncolorfast items.
Items shrinking
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Was the dryer overloaded?
Dry smaller loads that will tumble freely.
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Did the load overdry?
Check the manufacturer’s care label. Match dryer setting to
load type. See “Drying, Cycle, and Temperature Tips.”
Loads are wrinkled
ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE
Before calling for assistance or service, please check
“Troubleshooting.” It may save you the cost of a service call. If
you still need help, follow the instructions below.
When calling, please know the purchase date and the complete
model and serial number of your appliance. This information will
help us to better respond to your request.
If you need replacement parts
If you need to order replacement parts, we recommend that you
only use FSP® factory specified parts. These parts will fit right
and work right, because they are made with the same precision
used to build every new ESTATE® appliance. To locate FSP
replacement parts in your area call our Customer Interaction
Center or your nearest designated service center.
For assistance or service
Call the Customer Interaction Center toll free at 1-800-253-1301.
Our consultants provide assistance with:
■ Features and specifications on our full line of appliances
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Installation information
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Use and maintenance procedures
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Accessory and repair parts sales
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Specialized customer assistance (Spanish speaking, hearing
impaired, limited vision, etc.)
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Referrals to local dealers, repair parts distributors, and
service companies.
Estate designated service technicians are trained to fulfill the
product warranty and provide after-warranty service, anywhere in
the United States.
To locate the Estate designated service company in your area,
you can also look in your telephone directory Yellow Pages.
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Was the load removed from dryer at the end of the cycle?
For further assistance
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Was the dryer overloaded?
Dry smaller loads that can tumble freely.
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Did the load overdry?
Check the manufacturer’s care label. Match dryer setting to
load type. See “Drying, Cycle, and Temperature Tips.”
If you need further assistance, you can write with any questions
or concerns at:
Estate Brand Home Appliances
Customer Interaction Center
553 Benson Road
Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692
Odors
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Have you recently been painting, staining or varnishing in
the area where your dryer is located?
If so, ventilate the area. When the odors or fumes are gone
from the area, re-wash and dry the clothing.
If the dryer is electric, is it being used for the first time?
The new electric heating element may have an odor. The odor
will be gone after the first cycle.
Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence.
Accessories U.S.A.
To order accessories, call the Whirlpool Customer Interaction
Center toll free at 1-800-442-9991 and follow the menu prompts.
Or visit our website at www.estateappliances.com and click on
“Buy Accessories Online.”
Garment damage
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Check the following:
Were zippers, snaps, and hooks left open?
Were strings and sashes tied to prevent tangling?
Were care label instructions followed?
Were items damaged before drying?
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ESTATE® DRYER WARRANTY
ONE-YEAR FULL WARRANTY
For one year from the date of purchase, when this dryer is operated and maintained according to instructions attached to or furnished
with the product, Whirlpool Corporation will pay for FSP® replacement parts and repair labor to correct defects in materials or
workmanship. Service must be provided by a Whirlpool designated service company.
Whirlpool Corporation will not pay for:
1. Service calls to correct the installation of your dryer, including venting. Heavy 4 in. (10.2 cm) metal exhaust vent must be used. Refer
to the venting section of this manual and your Installation Instructions.
2. Service calls to instruct you how to use your dryer, to replace house fuses or correct house wiring or reset circuit breakers, or to
replace owner accessible light bulbs.
3. Repairs when your dryer is used in other than normal, single-family household use.
4. Damage resulting from accident, alteration, misuse, abuse, fire, floods, acts of God, improper installation (including, but not limited
to, venting with plastic or flexible foil), installation not in accordance with local electrical and plumbing codes, or use of products not
approved by Whirlpool Corporation.
5. Replacement parts or repair labor costs for units operated outside the United States.
6. Pickup and delivery. This product is designed to be repaired in the home.
7. Repairs to parts or systems resulting from unauthorized modifications made to the appliance.
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR
INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental
or consequential damages, so this exclusion or limitation may not
apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights and you
may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
Outside the 50 United States, this warranty does not apply.
Contact your authorized Estate dealer to determine if
another warranty applies.
If you need service, first see the “Troubleshooting” section of this
book. Additional help can be found by checking the “Assistance
or Service” section or by calling the Customer Interaction Center
toll free at 1-800-253-1301 from anywhere in the U.S.A. or write:
Estate Brand Home Appliances, Customer Interaction Center,
553 Benson Road, Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692.
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Keep this book and your sales slip together for future
reference. You must provide proof of purchase or installation
date for in-warranty service.
Write down the following information about your dryer to better
help you obtain assistance or service if you ever need it. You will
need to know your complete model number and serial number.
You can find this information on the model and serial number
label/plate, located on your appliance as shown in “Parts and
Features.”
Dealer name____________________________________________________
Address ________________________________________________________
Phone number __________________________________________________
Model number __________________________________________________
Serial number __________________________________________________
Purchase date __________________________________________________
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