Whirlpool | LE4930XM | User's Manual | Whirlpool LE4930XM User's Manual

AUTOMATIC
DRYERS
Compact
Models
LE4930XM
and
LE4900XM
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START BUTTON
LINT SCREEN
CYCLE
CONTROL
KNOB
DRYER DRUM
, LOADING
DOOR
Remove the Consumer Buy Guide label before
using
your dryer. It will be
easier to remove.
Wipe
out
the
dryer drum with a
damp
cloth to remove dust from storing or shipping.
See your “Dryer
Guide”for
information on fabrics, drying special-care
items,
drying
tips
and other details.
Copy your Model and Serial Numbers here
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 slip
and “Dryer Guide”.
Complete
Model Number
Complete
Serlol Number
Purchase Dote
Service Company and
Telephone Number
There IS no warranty
registration
to return Proof-of-purchase
is all
that is required
for In-warranty
service.
Contents
PARTS AND FEATURES
YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
SAFETYFIRST
STARTING YOUR DRYER
SELECTING A CYCLE
End of Cycle Signal
LINTSCREEN
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LINT REMOVAL
CARING FOR YOUR DRYER
Vacation Care
VoltageRequirements
Optional
Installation
Accessories
If YOU NEED SERVICE OR ASSISTANCE
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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.
%tk?E
and TIME
Turn the Control Knob either way to
point to the cycle and time setting
you want.
The dryer will start tumbling
you push the START Button.
To stop and
3. restart the dryer
To change
4. the setting
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.
The Cycle Control Knob should point
4
The setting can be changed
at any
time by turning the Control Knob to a
new setting.
to OFF when the dryer
when
is not in use.
Selecting a cycle
Dryer cycles are designed
for the proper
fabrics. This dryer has 3 cycles:
REGULAR HEAVY -The heat is off
during the last 5 minutes of tumbling.
The load is cooled down for more
comfortable
handling.
this cycle
for about
drying
of different
kinds of
AIR - No heat. This cycle is Useful
when drying heat-sensitive
items or
when fluffing pillows and bedding
or dusting sheers and curtains.
20 minutes
TYPE OF LOAD
COTTONS
HEAVY - Bedspreads,
mattress pads, quilts
MEDIUM AND LIGHTWEIGHT - Shirts, dresses,
sheets, dlaoers, towels, work clothes
PERMANENT PRESS
HEAVY - Work clothes, jackets, raincoats, etc
MEDIUMWEIGHT Shirts, uniforms, dresses. slacks. etc
KNITS
HEAVYWEIGHT - COTTONS, RAYONS, BLENDS T-Shirts. slacks. polo shirts, etc
LIGHTWEIGHT - SYNTHETIC FIBERS (polyester,
acrylic. etc ] AND BLENDS Llngerle, blouses, dresses, etc
DELICATELY CONSTRUCTED FABRICS Sheer Curtains 12 or 3 oanelsl
RUBBER, PLASTIC, HEAT SENSITIVE FABRICS
Pillows, bras, etc
Plastic shower curtains, tablecloths
Rubber backed
rugs
Olefln. polypropylene,
sheer nylon
Drying times
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
voltage
used. See page 9 of this
book for voltage
information.
SUGGESTED CYCLE
REGULAR HEAVY
REGULAR HEAVY
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
PERMANENT PRESS
AIR
AIR
AIR
AIR
See page 6 in your”Dryer
for more information.
Guide”
Mixed loads
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.
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.
Suggested load sizes
Use these load size recommendations
use the load sizes for larger capacity
Guide:’
for your compact
dryer. Do not
dryers that are listed in the”Dryer
FABRIC TYPE
Permanent press
or knils
MIXED LOAD
1 dress
2 pairs slacks
2 blouses
UNMIXED LOAD
6 shortsOR
2 panlsults OR
3-4 dresses
Medium weigh1
1 pair pajamas
2 pillowcases
3 shirts
2 sets of underwear
1 king or queen-size sheet OR
1 double sheet and 2
pillowcases OR
2 single sheers and
2 pillowcases
Heavyweight
3 work shirts
2 work pants
8 balh lowels OR
6 bath towels,
3 hand towels and
6 washclolhs OR
3 pairs of jeans
End-of-cycle signal
The dryer sounds a signal to let you know
when the cycle is finished.The
signal cannot be
turned off and is not adjustable.
The signal is helpful when you are drying
permanent
press, synthetics and other items
that should be taken out as soon as the dryer
stops.
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Lint screen
The lint screen
is inside the dryer
drum, on the
back wall. Clean
it before each
load. A screen
blocked
by lint
can increase
drying time.
Pull straight
out.
1. Use the finger holes to pull the lint
screen straight out.
2. Lightly
squeeze
the body,
as
shown, while pulling the cover off
3. Roll lint off the
screen with
your fingers.
DO NOT rinse
or wash the
screen. Wet
lint is hard to
remove.
Squeeze body;
pull cover off.
4. Replace the cover on the body of
the lint screen.
5. Push the lint screen straight back
in until it clicks into place.
CAUTION: RUNNING THE DRYER WITH THE LINT SCREEN LOOSE,
DAMAGED OR MISSING CAN CAUSE OVERHEATING, DAMAGE TO
FABRICS AND DRYER PARTS, OR CREATE A FIRE HAZARD.
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.
Cleaning
should
be done only by a qualified
Avoid electrical
shock
hazard - unplug power
supply cord or turn off
0
electrical
power.
l Avoid
injury or damage
- do not
put hands inside cabinet.
’ Make sure dryer is cool.
l
person.
1. Remove back panel.
2. Avoid damaging
wires or thermoStats
3. Remove lint from shaded area see art - with a soft brush or
vacuum cleaner.
4. Replace
panel; reconnect
and re
level dryer.
Caring for your dryer
Remove sharp objects from clothing
before drying - pins, buckles, etc.
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.
8
wet or damp
laundry
in
Vacation care
1. Disconnect
power
2. Clean lint screen.
supply
cord.
Voltage Requirements
Dryer Model LE4930XM operates
on household
current of 240 or 208
volts.
Drying times will be longer if 208
volt current is used.
Power supply for
Dryer Model LE4930XM.
Optional Installation
Dryer Model LE4900XM operates
on household
current of 120 volts.
Drying times will be longer than for
dryers that operate on 240 volts.
Power supply for
Dryer Model LE4900XM.
accessories
The WINDOW EXHAUST KIT [Part No.
LCK 3000) is a convenient
way to
exhaust Your dryer through a
window.
An EXHAUST DEFLECTOR (Part No. LCK
4000) moves dryer exhaust to the
side or up or down.
The dryer can be mounted on a wall
with the DRYER WALL MOUNT KIT (Part
No. LCK 2001). The wall must be
strong enough to support the weight.
Not to be used in mobile homes. This
allows You to have an eye level
dryer with floor space beneath for a
washer.
The dryer can be mounted on a
stand at eye level with the STACK
RACK KIT (Part No. LCK IIOO]. A compact washer can be permanently
installed and operated
under the
dryer.
Another STACK RACK KIT [Part No. LCK
1000) is available
for washers that
will only be stored under the dryer.
If you need service or assistance, we suggest
you follow these four steps:
1. Before calling
for assistance..
.
DRYER DOES NOT HEAT:
The AIR setting is without heat.
l The last minutes
of heat settings are
without heat.
l An electric
dryer has two fuses. if
not a circuit-breaker.
If one is
blown, the dryer may run, but not
heat.
l
Performance
problems
often result from little things you can find
and fix vourself without tools of any
kind.
’
DRYER DOES NOT RUN:
DRYING TIME SEEMS LONG:
. Is power supply cord plugged
. Is door closed tightly?
. Did you push START Button?
in?
l
l
l
Are fuses blown
tripped?
10
or a circuit-breaker
Is the lint screen clean?
See page 5 of this book and page
6 of your”Dryer
Guide:’
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..
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telephone
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and talk with one of ourtrained
Consultants The Consultant
can instruct
You in how to obtain satisfactory
operatlon
from Your appliance
or, If
service IS necessary,
recommend
a
qualified
service company
in Your
area.
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