GE DBLR333GE2CC Gas Dryer Owner's Manual


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Safety Instructions
Operating
......
2-4
Instructions
Control Panel .................
Control Settings .................
Features .......................
Loading and Using
the Dryer ......................
Reversing the Door ..............
Venting the Dryer ..............
Troubleshooting
DBLR333
5, 6
DBSR453
7
8
DBXR463
10
9
11
Tips ... 12 13
Support .....
.....................
DHDSR46
DJXR433
DLLSR33
DLSR483
DRSR485
DQSR483
Consumer Support
Consumer
Warrantg
DHDSR45
Back Cover
15
DS4500
DVLR225
DWSR485
DWXR483
DX2300
DX4500
DZSR483
EED4500
EGD4500
Write the model and serial
numbers here:
Model #
Serial #
You con find them on o Iobel
on the front of the drger behind the
dooE
175D1807P531 49-90263 II-05JR
iMPORTANT
SAFETY
iNFORMATiON.
READALLiNSTRUCTIONS
BEFORE
USING.
WARNING!
For your safety, the information in this manual must be followed to minimize the risk of fire
or explosion, electric shock, or to prevent property damage, personal injury, or death.
• Installation and service must be
performed by a qualified installer,
service agency or the gas supplier.
• Do not store or use gasoline or other
flammable vaporsand liquids in the
vicinity of this or any other appliance.
WHATTODOIF YOUSMELLGAS:
[] Do not try to light a match, or cigarette, or
turn on any gas or electrical appliance.
[] Do not touch any electrical switch;
do not use any phone in your building.
[]
[]
Immediately call your gas supplier from
a neighbor'sphone. Follow the gas
supplier'sinstructionscarefully.
[]
ff you cannot reach your gas supplier,
call the fire department.
Clear the room, building or area of all
occupants.
Cafifomia Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act
This act requires tile governor
(ff California to publish a list (ff substances
cance_; birth deli_cts or other reproductive
hahn and requires businesses
eXl)OS/lI'e
tO
Gas appliances
fimnaldehyde
Stlch
known to tile state to cause
to warn custome_
of potential
s/ibstances.
can catlse ii/inor expostlI'e
and soot, caused primarily
Properly a_!justed drye_ will minimize
minimized flu',her by properly venting
to ][i)/lI"Of these
by tile in(omplem
s/Ibstances,
benzene, carbon monoxide,
of natural gas or I,P fimls.
nal/lel}'
combustion
incomplete
combustion.
Exposure
the dryer to the outdoors.
to these substances
can be
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PROPER
INSTALLATION
This dryer must be properly installed and located in accordance with the Installation Instructions
before it is used. If you did not receive an Installation Instructions sheet, you can receive one by
visiting ge.com or by calfing 8##.GE.CARE$ (800.432.2737).
[] Proi_erlv, ,gr°und di',er, to conJ[b_n with all
,o\erning
codes and ordinances
Follow details
in Installation
Instructions.
Exhaust/Oucting
dr}ers MUSTbe exhausted
[]Gas
[
[] Install or store where it will not be eN)osed to
temperatures
below fl'eezing or exposed to tile
weathec which could cause peru/anent
damage
and invalidate tile warranty.
[] Connect to a property rated, protected
power supply drcuit to ax_)icl electrical
and sized
overload.
[] Remove all shaq) pacldng items and dispose
all shipping materials propedy.
of
•
.
, ,1
to tile outside.
,
[]Lse
onl_ ngld metal 4 &ameter duct_ork
inside the dr) er cabinet. Use onl? rigid metal
or flexible metal 4" diameter ductwork fin"
exhausting
to the outside. USE OFPLASTIC OR
OTHER COMBUSTIBLE OUCTWORK CAN CAUSE
A FIRE. PUNCTUREDDUCTWORK CAN CAUSE A
FIREIF IT COLLAPSESOR BECOMES OTHERWISE
RESTRICTEDIN USE OR DURING iNSTALLATiON.
For complete
Instructions.
details,
follow tile Installation
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WARNING!
YOUflLAUNDflYAflEA
•
Keep the area underneath
and around your
appliances flee of combustible
materials,
(lint, paper; rags, etc.), gasoline, chemicals and
other flammable \;_l)O_ and liquids.
•
•
Keep the floor around your appliances
clean
and (h_' to reduce tile possibili b' of slipping.
•
•
Close SUl)ervision is necessm y if this appliance
is
used by or near chiMren. Do not allow children
Kee I) all lmmcha' aids (such as detergents,
bleaches, etc.) out of tile reach (ff children,
prelerably in a locked
warnings on container
cabinet. Observe all
labels to avoid in jm>
Never climb on or stand
on tile dryer top.
to play on, with, or inside this or anv other
appliance.
WHENUSINGYOUflDflYEfl
• Never reach
into tile d_a'er while tile drum
is
• Tile latm(h T process
retard:racy
oflhbrics.
moving. Betore loading, tmloading
or adding
clothes, wait tmtil tile drum has completely
stopped.
careflfllv follow tile gmment
care
• Clean tile lint filter bet0re each load to prevent
lint accumulation
inside the d_wer or in the
room. DO NOT OPERATETHE DRYER WITHOUT
THE LINT FILTERIN PLACE.
•
Do not
cleaned
wash
or city articles
in, washed
that
in, soaked
have
combustible
wax,
oil, paint,
gasoline,
solvents,
kerosene,
explode.
Do not
wash
•
or explosive
• Do not dry articles containing
rubbe_; plastic
or similar materials such as padded bras, temfis
shoes, galoshes, bath mats, rugs, bibs, baby pants,
plastic bags, pillows, etc. that may melt or b/lI'n.
Some rubber materials, when heated, can under
certain circumstances
produce
fire by
been
in or spotted
wateI:
Do
degrease_s,
etc.)
add
not
substances
that
these
use or
(such
or
substances
place
or (hTer
these
veto" washer
Do not
place items exposed to cooking
w_m" chwe_: lmms contaminated
may contribute
to a chemical
cause
a clothes
load
to catch
dining
to tile
substances
amtmd
operation.
oils in
with cooking
oils
reaction
that could
fire,
•Anv
article on which you have used a cleaning
solvent or that contains flammable
materials
(such as cleaning cloths, mops, rowels used in
beau_' salons, restatu'ants
or barber shops, etc.)
must not be placed in or near tile dryer until
solvents or flammable
materials have been
removed. There are many highly flammable
items used in homes such as acetone, denatured
alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, some household
cleaners, SOllle spot relllovers_
ttli])entines_
waxes, wax removers and products
containing
petroleum
distillams.
neo/ls
cOi/lb/istion.
as
dry-cleaning
may ignite
mantfli_cturer's
instrtlctions.
Sl)Ont;i
with
can reduce tile flame
To avoid such a result,
• Do not store plastic, paper or clothing that nlay
burn or melt on top of the (hTer during
ol)eration.
• Gam_ents
OryAway from Heator Do Not
Faq)ok)
must not be put in yore" dryer
labeled
TumbleDry (such as life jackets containing
• Do not d_T fiberglass articles in wmr dryer
Skin
irrit;ition could result ][i'Olll tile ren/aining
particles that may be picked up by clothing
dtllJng
stlbseqtlent
dryer
rises.
• To minimize the possibilib' of electric shock,
tmI)lug this appliance
fi'om tile power sui)i)ly
or discom_ect the d_Ter at the household
distribution
panel b)' removing the fllse or
switching off the circuit breaker befin'e
attempting
any maintenance
or cleaning
(except the removal and cleaning of the lint
filter). NOTE:Turning
the Cycle Selector knob
to an off position or pressing PAUSE does NOT
dis{'om]e{'t tile ai)plian{'e ti'om tile power sui)ply.
3
IMPORTANTSAFETYINFORMATION.
READALLINSTRUCTIONSBEFOREUSING.
WARNING!
WHENUSINGYOURDRYER(cont.)
•
•
Never attempt to operate
damaged,
nmlfimcfioning,
or has missing or broken
damaged
cord or plug.
The interior
this appliance if it is
partially disassembled,
parts, including a
•
You
may Msh
or reduce
is a gas chyeI,
a pilot
electric
and the exhaust
it is equipped
ignition
and
DO NOTATTEMPT
light.
does
products,
which
on
atltOl/latic
ignition
ttli'ns
pulling.
to avoid
Place
subjected
•
Do not
an
i)rol)lems
the
spedfically
damage
to the
fl'om
be stepped
on,
tripped
to repair
or attempt
recommended
written
that
drveI:
caused
and
gives
their
product
SeIMce
for
assurance
can
be satelv
or pei_imnance
by use of these
products
of the mantdi_cmreis
are
not
a
to
covered
under
are
of those
the
warranty
to this appliance.
RYER
away
attempt
use either
product
responsibili_'
products
your
the
cord
or replace
areas
over
or
any part
m V servicing
•
l_e[(
)i"e
disc_l
i"ding
_1 di)'ei"l
dryer
oi"
service,
remove
tile
children
fi'om
hiding
inside.
door
Do not
romper
with
controls.
i"ei//ovillg
i[
[i'oi//
to prevent
of
unless
in this Owner's
or in published
useI_repair
instructions
undeistand
and have the skills to carry
|
while
traffic
to danmge.
this appliance
you
on.
coM
so it will not
the
by using
oi" an and-static
lnanttfilcturer
in your
have
• W(jHENeNOTI1½[1S'/_N_ndiYOIU_([il_I}_
appliance
softener
or try a dr)'ei_added
the package
not
having
when
tilbiJcs
in them,
We recommend
the
with
TO LIGHT WITH
A MATCH. Burns may result ti'onl
hand in the vicinity oI the burner
laundered
lid)tic softener
in the wash cycle, according
the manufi_cmrer's
instructions
for those
used
autonmfic
your
electriciw
lid)tic
condifionei:
of the maclfine
static
a drye>applied
duct connection
inside the dr)'er should be
cleaned at least once a year b)' a qualified
technidan.
See the Loading and Using the Drger
section.
If yotus
to soften
the
that
out.
Manual
w_u
READANDFOLLOW
THISSAFETY
INFORMATION
CAREFULLY.
SAVETHESEINSTRUCTIONS
4
About the dryer controlpanel
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You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the dryer behind the door. Throughout this manual, features and
appearance may vary from your model
Model DVLR223
START
OPllMUM
DRY
I TIMED
DRY]
MEDIUM HEAT
(_
_
MODE DRY
COTTONS]
AUTOMATIC
REGULARHEAT
Model DX2300
80
START
MiN
EESSORY
START
ITIMED
DRY]
MEDIUM HEAT
el
el
Models DS4500, DBSR453, DBXR463, DHDSR45 and DHDSR46
START
FABRIC
STARt
.....
CARE
COTTONS
_E_,H_
_SY
MEDCARt
H_T
No H_
low H_
el
el
Model DX4500
START
FABRIC
CARE
MODE DRY
LESS DRY
AUTOMATIC
COITONS
START
AUTOMATIC
PERMANENT
COOL
PRESS
DOWD
tESS DRY
MOREORY
M MIH
H0 HEAT
OEUCATES
LOW HEAT
TIMED
DRY
_0
DAMP DRY
40
50
NOTE: Drying times will vary according to the type of heat used (Electric, Natural or LP gas), size of load,
types of fabrics, wetness of clothes and condition of exhaust ducts.
5
About the dryer controlpanel
You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the dryer behind the door. Throughout this manual, features and
appearance may vary from your model
Model DBLR333
TEMPERATURE
LESS DRY
MORE DRY
LESS DRY
MEDIUM
START
Push to S_r_
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D,
l]
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Models DJXR433, DRSR483, DWSR483, DWXR483, DLSR483, DQSR483 and DZSR483
START
FABRIC
START
CARE
C0TT0t_S
WRINKLE
CARE
SIGNAL
FASyCA_E
FL!....
I_"i'
El'
Models EED4500 and EGD4500
START
FABRIC
START
CARE
COTTONS
WRINKLE
CARE
EASyCA_E
......
Model DLLSR33
START
TEMPERATURE
3 Heot
settings
MEDWM
Ig
n
'°_° II
NOTE: Drying times will vary according to the type of heat used (Electric, Natural or LP gas), size of load,
types of fabrics, wetness of clothes and condition of exhaust ducts.
About the controlsettings,
IMPORTANT:
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Clean the lint filter each time you use the dryer.
Fabric Care/Temperature (on some models)
REGULARForregularto heavycottons.
or COTTONS
REG.HEAT
MEDIUM Forsynthetics,
blends,delicatesanditemslabeledpermanentpress.
orEASYCARE
MED.HEAT
DELiCATESOnsomemodels.Fordelicates,syntheticsanditemslabeledtumble dry low
LOWHEAT
FLUFFForfluffing itemswithoutheat,Usethe TIMEDDRYcycle.
NO HEAT
Automatic
slighfl)
c}cles
c) cles automatical])
damp
mn
at the
end
detemfine
of the
fbr a selected
(h'vinb,
rid)tic
c_cle
oh) hess.
Select
Select
MORE DRYif
LESS DRY if _ou
_ou want
them
want
_om" clothes
to feel
driel;
Timed
time.
irz Orying Cycles
COTTONSForcottonsandmostlinens,FormostloadsselectOPTIMUMDRY(onsomemodels)or selectthe
PreferredRegularSettingmarkedwith an *,
EASYCARE/ Forwrinkle-free,permanentpressanddelicateitems,andI<nits.
PERMANENT
PRESS
TIMED DRY Setthe CycleSelectorat thedesireddryingtime.
DAMPDRY Forleavingitemspartiallydamp,
DEWRINKLEForremovingwrinldesfromitemsthat arecleananddryorthat areverylightlydamp.
QUICKFLUFFForfresheningor fluffingupalreadydryclothing,fabrics,linens,andpillows.Usewith FLUFFNOHEAT
Provides10 minutesof no heattumbling,
Start
Close tile
To restart
ch-_er dool: Select
START 0 )enin,,
the dr)en
close the doo_ and select
Color Logic
Select
tile
tile
door
STARTto
dm_hw operation
will stop
complete
tile c}cle.
the
dr_er
(on some models)
correct
Match the particular
with tile same color
FABRIC CAREsetfing.
[_]
color belo_
tile words
on tile Cycle Dial.
Example:Drying a load of clothing labeled
permanentpress.
Choose
tile FABRIC CARE setfing--flw
this load it would
be tile EASYCARE
MED.HEAT(_hich
[_
Turn the
the same
setting
_ould
C)cle
color
is a particular
color).
Dial to the area that has
as tile FABRICCARE
_ou ha_e chosen--fiw
this load it
be tile EASYCAREAUTOMATIC.
About the dryer features.
WRINKLE
CARE
Wrinkle Care Option (onsomemodels)
Use this option to mininfize the wrinkles
in clothes. It provides ai)i)roMmately
15 minutes of no-heat rambling after
the clothes are dry.
This option can only be used with the
COTTONSand EASYCAREcvcles.
If you are using the CYCLESIGNAL knob
and wm select the WRINKLE CAREopfion,
a signal will sound at the end of the dxTing
time and several times during the WRINKLE
CAREcvcle. This will remind w)u that it is
time to remove the clothes.
If WRINKLE CAREis not on, the dxn'er will
stop once the timer reaches the WRINKLE
CAREmmk on the cycle dial.
Cycle Signal Option (onsomemodels)
This signal will sound just befin'e the end
of the cycle to remind you to remove the
clothes. On some models, the signal sound
level cannot be a(!justed.
NOTE:
•
Remove garments promptly at the sound
of the signal Place clothes on hangers so
wrinkles won't set in.
If w)u selected the WRINKLECAREoption,
the signal will sound at the end ot the
(h?'ing time and will sound several times
dulJng the WRINKLE CARE cycle. This will
remind w_u that it is time to remove the
clothes.
•
Use the Cycle Signal especially when
drying fabrics like polyester knits and
permanent press. These fabrics should
be removed so wrinkles wen't set in.
Automatic Cycle Signal (onsomemodels)
At the end of each cycle there
is
A reminder
signal will sound periodically
during this time to remind you to remove
the laundry:
approMmately
15 minutes of no-heat
rambling alter the laundry is dry:
Drum Lamp (onsomemodels)
Before replacing the light bulb, be sure to
unl)lug tile dryer power cord or disconnect
the dryer at the household
distribution
panel by removing the fllse or switching
off the circuit breaker; Reach above dryer
opening from inside the dram, Remove the
bulb and replace with the same size bulb.
Drying Rack (onsomemodels)
A handy drying ra(k may be used fin" (hying
delicate items such as washable sweate_.
Hook the rack over the lint filmr so the rack
extends into the dryer drum.
Stainless
stainless
steel
d_'er
drum
provides
should
• Thedryingrack mustbe usedwith the
TIMEDCYCLE.
• Do not use this drying rack when there
are other clothes in the dryer.
Steel Drum (on some models)
The
available
NOTE:
used
tile
to make
highest
in a GE d_Te_; If the
be scratched
or dented
the
reliabili_i
d_yer
drum
during
nomml use, the drum Mll not rust or
corrode. These surii_ce blemishes will
not affect the flmction or durability of
the drum.
About reversing the door.
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Reversing the Door
Toolsneeded
[] Standard //2
[] Tape-tipped
Phillipsscrewdriver
[]
door and remove
the filler
open,
reinoxe
the bottoin
Open
the
completely
Insert
these
screws
side (where)ou
in new holes.
_
I,oosen
the top
the
_]
(h_er
puttyknife
about
half
wax into
remoxed
the
filler
top screw from each
of the door and the
b) lifting
it UP and
Rotnte
the door
180 °. Insert
IN and DOWN tmfil the top
inserted
in step
hinge
other
plugs opposite
the hinges.
With the door
screw h'oin each hinge on the dr) er fi_ce.
the
i)lugs).
TOP holes,
for each
hinge,
App1)
i)resstu'e
to _oet the screw
on the dryer
hand hokling
fim_
on
the
opposite
started
ti_ce half wax': _4ith one hand holding
the bottoml
remoxe
the door fl'om '
OUT
it on the opposite
side of the opening
by moving
the door
hinge and the bottom
hinge are resting
on the top screx_s
1,
/\
\
Remove
the
[_was
remoxed.
remaining
screws fl'om the side
_4ith these screws secure
each
two top screws
the door was
of each
hinge
Reinsert
of the
hinge
the plastic
oi)ening
fl'om
at the bottom.
phlgs
on
the
which the door
Tighten
the
side
fl'om
which
i'eilloxe(1,
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Loadingand usingthe dryer.
Always follow the fabric manufacturer's care label when laundering.
SortingandLoadingHints
Denot overload.Thiswastesenergyandcauseswrinkling.
_&sa general rule, if clothes are sorted properly for
the washe_; they are sorted properly for the (hTe_:
Denet dry the followingitems: fiberglassitems,woolen&
rubber-coated
items,plastics,itemswith plastictnmand
foam-tiffeditems.
Do not add fabricsoftener sheets once the load has
become warm. Theymay cause fabric softener stalbs.
Bounce®FabricConditionerDryer Sheetshave been
approvedfor use in aft GEDryerswhen used lb
accordancewith the manufacturer# lbstructions.
Careand Cleaningof the Dryer
The Exterior:Wil)e or dust any spills or washing
compounds
with a dam I) chlth. Dryer control
panel and finishes may be (lanmged by sonle
laundry pretreannent
soil and stnin renlover
products. Apply these products away fl'om the (lrveI:
The tiff)tic may then be washed and dried nommllv,
Damage to your dryer caused by these I)roducts
not covered bv VOlli"_V;li'i'}lil[_';
The Lint Filter: Clean
the lint filmr beiore
a veaI
Steel:To
clean
stainless
steel
surfi_ces,
use a clamp cloth with a mild, non-abrasive
cleaner
suitable
fi)r stainless
steel surfilces.
Remove
the
with a clean
cleaner
cloth.
residue,
and
then
dry
TheExhaust Duct: Inspect and clean the exhaust
ducting at least once a year to prevent clogging.
A partially clogged exhaust can lengthen
the
(lr)ing time.
is
each
use. Moisten your fingei_ and reach into the filmr
opening.
Run your fingeI_ across tile filter Hme a
qualified technician
vactltli//the
lint fl'om the dryer
once
Stainless
Follow these steps:
[_
Turn off electrical supl)ly b) disconnecting
I)lug, fl'om the wall socket.
_
Discmmect
2
the
the duct ti'om the (ha el:
and
F_ V_lc/ltlI// the duct with the hose attnclm/ent
reconnect
the duct.
The Exhaust Hoe& Check fl'om tile outside
that tile
flails _ffthe hood move fl'eely when ol/emting. Make
sure that there is not wildlife (birds, insects, etc.)
nesting inside the duct or hood.
FabricCareLabels
Below are tiff)rio care label "symbols"
that affect the clothing
WASH LABELS
Machine
wash
DRY LABELS
_,_
i
___
cycle
Normal
Water
temperature
_i
_
Permanent
Press/
wrinkle resistant
GentJe'_/
de_[cate
• •
O0
•
Hot
{50<0/120< F}
Warm
{40<0/105< F}
_
Hand wash
De not wash
C_
dr.
symuo/s
A
Any
{when
10
bleach
neededl
Only non
{when
chlorine
needed}
bleach
.eat
•
Do not bleach
Normal
Permanent
Press/
wrinkle
High
I
r esistant
Gent[el
Do not tumble
delicate
dry
{_sed
fPs°tCiacltions
Medium
_
Une dry/
hang to dry
Low
_
Drip dry
with
do notwash}
® ®
setting
Cold/cool
1300/85<FI
A
oooot
,_v
Dry
De net wring
BLEACHLABELS
Bleach_.,
)ou will be laundering.
No heat/air
D
Dry flat
in the shaffe
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Ventingthe Dryer
})extbx_nance,
For the best (h3ing
the dr}er
and run longer if it is net vented to the below
Installation Instructions.
[] Use
only
dryer
rigid
cabinet.
meted
Use
diameter
ductwork
[] Do not
use plastic
[] Use
shortest
the
[] Do not
[] Avoid
crash
resting
4" di_m_eter
only
ductwork
_igid metal
for exhausting
or other
length
needs to be properl
specifications.
inside
or flexible
to tile
combustible
mere
energy
Carefully follow the details on Exhausting
} vented.
The dryer wil/use
in the
tile
metal
4"
otltside.
ductwo_k.
possible.
or collapse.
tile
duct
on shaql
objects.
[] Ventingmustconformto localbuildingcodes.
(
(
Correct
Venting
i
m
m
Incorrect
Venting
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Problem
Possible
Causes
Dryer doesn'tstatt
Dryer is tmplugged
Fuse is blown/circuit
is tripped
Dryer doesn't heat
Dryershakes or
What To Do
* Make sure the dryer plug is l)ushed
the outlet.
breaker
Fuse is blown/circuit
breaker is
tripped; the dryer may tumble
but not heat
• Check the house fllse/circuit
breaker box and replace
both fllses or reset both breake_.
Your dryer may tumble
if only one filse is blown or one breaker tripped.
Gas service
• Make sure gas shutoff' at (hTer and main
fitly open.
is off
Some shaking/noise
is normal.
Dryer may be sitting unevenly
• Move dryer to an even floor space,
as necessar_ tmfil exen.
Greasy spots on clothes
Improper
• Follow directions
use of fabric softener
• Use w)ur (h_'er to d U only clean
stain clean items and the drveI:
Clothes were not
• Sometimes
clema
stains which cannot
clothes are wet appearafler
procedures
befiwe drying.
Lint filter is full
• Clean
hnproper
• Smt lint l)roduce_
(like corduroy).
sorting
Static electricity
can attract
lint
lint screen
• See suggestions
Overloading
• Separate
Paper,
• Empb'
tissue, etc. left ha pockets
No fabric softener
was used
large
befiwe
leveling
a(!jtlst
legs
items. Di m' items can
be seen when
the
Use proper
washing
each h)ad,
(like chenille)
from lint collectm_
STATIC.
under
loads into smaller
betore
shutoff' are
package.
(hying.
in this section
all pockets
ones.
latmdering
clothes.
• T_w a lift)tic soflene_:
• Bounce':
Fabric Conditioner
approvedtbr
accordance
Overdryhag
or
on lift)tic softener
Drying dirty items with
dean ones
completely
Static occurs
into
• Check the house fllse/circuit
breaker box and replace
filse or reset breaker: NOTE;Most electric (ha'e_ use
2 fllses/breake_.
makes noise
Lintonclothes
(oml)letely
Dryer Sheets
have been
use in all GE D_Te_ when used in
with the inanufiicturer's
instructions.
• T_' a lift)tic soflene_:
• A(!iust seUing U, LESS DRY or DAMP DRY.
Inconsistent
drying times
12
Synthetics, permmmnt press
mad blends can cause static
• T_' a lift)tic soflene_:
Type of heat
• Automatic
drying times will va_T according to the t,ipe
of heat used (electric, natm'al or i,P gas), size of h)ad,
_'l)es of lift)tics, wetness of clothes and condition ot
exhaust ducts.
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Prob/em
Possible Causes
What To Do
Clothes take too long
todrF
Improper
sorting
* Separate hea\'y items fi_om lightweight
items (generally,
a well-sorted washer load is a well-sorted dryer load).
Large loads of heavy fabrics
(like beach towels)
* Im'ge, hea_ T ti_bfics contain more moisture and take
longer to dry. Separate large, hea\°y lid)tics into smaller
loads to speed (bTing time.
Controls improperly set
* Match
Lint Fdter is full
* Clean lint filter betbre
Improper
ducting
* Check installation
ducting/_vnting.
or obstructed
control
settings
Clothes are wrinkled
is clean,
tot proper
ti'ee of ldnl<s and
o Check to see if outside
wall damper
o Check the Installation
h_structions
dryer _vnting
Overloading/eomgming
e\ ery load,
instructions
* Make sure ducting
unobstructed.
Blown fuses or tripped
circuit breaker
to the load you are drying.
operates
easily.
to make sure the
is correct.
o Repk_ce fuses or reset circuit breakers. Since most dr}ers
use 2 inses/breakel_,
make sure both are operating.
loads
* Do not put more
at a time,
than
one washer
load in the dryer
Underloading
* If _ou are drvino,_ onl_ one or two items, add a few items
to ensure proper tumbling,
Overdrying
® Select a shorter
duing
time.
• Remove items while they still hold a slight amount
moisture,
Select a LESS oRgor OAMP ORgsetting.
Clothes shrink
Letting items sit in dryer
after cycle ends
o Remo\v items when
immediately.
Overloading
* Separate
large loads into smaller
* To mold
shrinkage,
Some fabrics
when washed.
safely washed,
in the dryer
will naturally
s_
Others cam be
but will shrink
of
cycle ends and fi_ld or hang
ones.
,q)llow garment
* Some items may be pressed
care labels exacdy.
back into shape
* If you are concerned
about shrinkage
item, do not machine wash or tumble
atter d_)'ing.
in a particular
&T it.
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after
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This warranty is extended to the original purchaser and any succeeding owner for products purchased for home
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responsiblefor a trip chargeor you may be required to bring the product to an AuthorizedGEServicelocation. InAlaska, the warranty
excludesthe cost of shippingor servicecalls to your home.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages. This warranty gives
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