Whirlpool LG5601XS Operating instructions

Whirlpool LG5601XS Operating instructions
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AUTOMATIC
DRYERS
Electric Model
LE5600XS
and
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LG5601XS
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CYCLE CONTROL KNOB
I LAUNDRY INFORMATION CENTER
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TEMPERATURESELECTOR
START BUTTON
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.
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.
Serial Number
Copy this information
in these spaces
Keep this book in the Laundry Information
Center with your “Dryer Guide:’ sales slip
and warranty
Please
furnished
complete
and mail the Owner
with this product.
Contents
PARTS AND FEATURES
IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS
.
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS.
Selecting a Cycle and
Starting Your Dryer
Drying Cycles and Settings
Cool Down Times
DRYING TIPS
FLUFFAIR Setting
TUMBLE [email protected]
Paae
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3
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Purchase Date
Service Company
Telephone
Registration
Number
Card
Page
Mixed Loads..
Drying Times
.
LINT SCREEN
LINT REMOVAL.
CARING FOR YOUR DRYER.
Cleaning
Dryer Interior.
Vacation Care
IF YOU NEED SERVICE OR
ASSISTANCE
.
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WHIRLPOOL DRYER
WARRANTY
01987 Whirlpool
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Model Number
Corporation
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Additional
Safety Instructions and Your Responsibilities
NEVER operate
the dryer if...
l it is not working
right [Le. noisy, too hot).
l it is damaged.
l parts
are missing [i.e. door latch).
l all panels
are not in place.
l the
lint screen
is loose, damaged
or
missing.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
If you smell gas:
1. Open windows.
2. Don’t touch electrical
switches.
3. Fatfieguish any open
.
4. Immediately
call your
gas supplier.
FOR YOUR SAFETY
Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable
vapors and liquids in the
vicinity of this or any other
appliance.
ALWAYS shut off the gas valve
ing on vacation.
before
leav-
ALWAYS unplug the power supply cord or
turn off electrical
power before attempting
to service the dryer. Shut off GAS VALVE if
yours is a gas dryer.
You are personally
rerponslble
for maklng
sure that your dryer...
l is properly
maintained.
l is properly
installed and leveled in a well
ventilated
room* on a floor that can support the weight.
l is located
in an area where the temperature is above 45°F (7.2”C).
l is connected
to the proper
outlet and
electrical
supply.*
l is properly
connected
to fuel and exhaust systems.*
l is
not installed
against
drapes
or
curtains.’
l is used
only for jobs normally
expected
of home clothes dryers.
l is not used by children
or anyone unable
to operate
it properly.
*See “lnsfallatlon
plete Information.
InstructIons”
for tom-
SUGGESTED
CYCLE
TYPE OF LOAD
COTTONS - LINENS
EXTRA HEAW - Bedspreads,
mattress pads, quilts . . . .
HEAVYWEIGHT FABRICS-Towels,
jeans, corduroys, work clothes
MEDIUMWEIGHT COTTONS Sheets, pillowcases,
cotton
underwear,dlapers
......
LIGHTWEIGHT COTTONS - Batistes,
organdies,
lingerie . . . . . . . . .
HEAW
.
.
MEDIUM
PERM’T
PRESS
HEAW
HIGH
LIGHT
PERM’T PRESS
KNITS
HEAVYWEIGHT - Cottons, rayons,
blends, T-shirts, slacks, shirts
LIGHTWEIGHT - Synthetics (polyester,
acrylic, etc.) and blends, lingerie,
blouses,dresses.......................
PERM’T PRESS
RUBBER, PLASTIC, HEAT-SENSITIVE
FABRICS
FOAM RUBBER- Pillows, bras,
sluffed toys . . . . . .
.
PLASTIC - Shower curtains,
tablecloths
...
.. ... . .. .
RUBBER-BACKED RUGS . . . . . . . . .
OLEFIN. POLYPRdPYLENE. SHEER NYLON
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EX HEAVY
PERMANENT PRESS, SYNTHETICS
AND BLENDS
HEAVYWEIGHT FABRICS-Work clothes,
jackets, raincoats
. .
MEDIUMWEIGHT FABRICS - Shirts, play
clothes, sheets, slacks.. .
.
.
LIGHTWEIGHT FABRICS - Lingerie,
blouses, dresses
.... ..
LIGHTWEIGHT AND DELICATE FABRICS
Sheer Curtains (2 or 3 panels)
Gauze, lace, etc.
.... ....
SUGGESTED
TEMPERATURE
40-50 MINS.
30-40 MINS.
PERM’T
PRESS
HEAW
HIGH
20-30 MINS.
. .
.
.
40-50 MINS.
PERM’T PRESS
HEAW HlGH
30-40 MINS.
KNITS GENTLE
LOW
T;yOTtf/;S
15-20 MINS.
KNITS GENTLE
LOW
PERM’T PRESS
20-30 MINS.
.
.
20-30 MINS.
40-50 MINS.
15-20 MINS.
FLUFF
AIR
1 . Select
Set
2 . TEMPERATURESELECTOR
a CYCLE
Turn the Control Knob either way to
point to the cycle and setting you
want. See page 6 for information on
the cycles.
3 . Push the START Button
The dryer will start tumbling
push the START Button.
when you
Turn the Temperature
Selector
needed drying temperature.
to the
To stop and restart
the dryer
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 to an OFF area when the dryer is
not In use. If the dryer is stopped
before the cycle Is flnished, turn the Cycle
Control Knob to an OFF area.
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Dryer
Cool down times
cycles and settings
In all cycles, the heat shuts off
before the dryer stops tumbling.This
cool down time helps:
l keep
wrinkles from setting in.
l make
handling
the hot load items
easier.
The PERMANENT PRESS Cycle helps
provide the special care that permanent press and synthetic
fabrics
need...a
period of heated drying
followed
by a IO minute cool down.
The chart on page A suggests time
and temperature
settings for different
kinds of loads.
1
The EX HEAVY, HEAVY, MEDIUM and
LIGHT cycles describe
the loads
they are designed
to dry The chart
on page A tells what is meant by
EX HEAVY, HEAVY MEDIUM and LIGHT
loads.
At each setting.the
dryer will run
about long enough to dry the load
described
by the setting. Example:
The HEAVY Cycle is designed
to be
long enough to dry a load of heavy
fabrics [towels, jeans, corduroys,
etc.]
when the Temperature
Selector is set
on PERM’T PRESS/HEAVY HIGH.
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MORE TIME
LESS TIME -
If the load is not as dry as you want,
set the dial more to the left the next
time you dry that kind of load.
If the load is dryer than you want,
set the dial more to the right the next
time you dry that kind of loud.
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coot DOWN
COOL
DOWN
The PERMANENT PRESS Cycle has
10 minutes of cool down time at the
end of the cycle.
All other cycles have 5 minutes of
cool down time.
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Drying tips
The dryer does not heat when the
Temperature
Selector is set on FLUFF
AIR. This settina con be used to fluff
bedding,
p&c
tablecloths,
foam
rubber pillows, stuffed toys, sneakers,
etc.
1. Turn the Temperature
Selector
to FLUFFAIR.
2. Turn the Control Knob to the
number of minutes you wont in
the PERMANENT PRESS Cycle.
3. Push the START Button.
Mixed loads
TUMBLE
PRESS” Setting
The TUMBLE PRESS setting removes
wrinkles from dry clothing such as
items that may hove been pocked
in a suitcase, closet, or items not
removed from the dryer.
1. Set Temperature
Selector to PERMIT
PRESS/HEAVY HIGH.
2. Set Control Knob to TUMBLE PRESS.
3. Push START Button.
The load will tumble in heated air
for 10 minutes. The heat shuts off and the
dryer continues to tumble the load
for 10 more minutes.
For best results, TUMBLE PRESS only 0
few items at a time. Put them on hangers or fold them as soon as the dryer
stops.
Drying times
Drying times will vary depending
on:
amount of moisture in the clothes.
l type
and weight of the fabric.
l size of load.
l room temperature
around the dryer.
l temperature
of the wash rinse water.
l amount
of lint in the lint screen.
l dryer
temperature
selection.
See in your “Dryer Guide” for
more information.
l
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.
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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.
blocked
by lint can
ROLL the lint off the screen with
your fingers.
Lint removal
Lint can gather inside the dryer and create a FIRE HAZARD. This lint
should be removed at least every 2 to 3 years, or more often, depending
on dryer usage.
ELECTRIC
DRYERS
GAS DRYERS
Cleaning should be done only by a qualified
person.
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Caring for your
Remove lijbse and sharp objects
from pockets and cuffs before drying
pins, buckles, etc. Close metal
zippers.
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Some pretreatment
products can
damage
dials, consoles and finish.
Do not use these products on or near
your dryer.
1
Cleaning dryer interior
Wipe off all spills with a damp, soft
cloth. Spills allowed to remain may
dull or damage
the finish.
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.
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.
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.
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If you need service or assistance,
we suggest you follow these five steps:
1. Before
ch&
assistance...
Performance
from little things
yourself without
IF YOUR DRYER
for
problems offen result
you can find and fix
tools of any kind.
DOES NOT RUN:
IF YOUR DRYER DOES NOT HEAT:
The AIR setting is without heat.
l The last minutes
of heat settings are
without heat.
l
Is the gas turned on? If not, turn the
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.
IF DRYING TIME SEEMS LONG:
l
Is the power supply plugged
into a
live circuit with the proper voltage?
Is the door closed tightly?
Did you push the START Button?
l
l
l
l
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Have you checked
main fuses or circuit
your home’s
breaker box?
o Is the lint screen clean? See page B
of this book for cleaning
instructions.
l See page
7 of this book and your
“Dryer Guide:’
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2.
If you need
assistance%.
Call Whirlpool
[email protected] service assistance
telephone
number.
Dial free from anywhere
In the U.S.:
l-800-253-1301
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.
4.
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. Robert Stanley
Divislon Vice President
Whirlpool Corporation
2000 M-63
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
5.
3.
If you need service%.
Whirlpool
has
a nationwide
net1 work of franchised
ice technicians
are trained to fulfill the
product warranty and provide afterwarranty
service,
anywhere
in the
United States. To locate TECH-CARE
service in your area, call our CCCLLINE service
assistance
telephone
number [see Step 2) or look in your
telephone
directory
Yellow Pages
under:
If you have a
problem%.
If YOUneed FSP”
replacement parts?..
FSP is a registered
trademark
of
Whirlpool
Corporation
for quality
parts. Look for this symbol of quality
whenever
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.
‘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.
WHIRLPOOL”
DRYER
WARRANTY
DROOl
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LENGTH OF WARRANTY
WHIRLPOOL
FULL ONE-YEAR
WARRANTY
From Date of Purchase
[email protected]
parts and repair labor to
correct defects in materials
or workmanship.
Service must be provided
by a franchised
[email protected] service company.
WHIRLPOOL
WILL PAY FOR
WILL NOT PAY FOR
A. Service calls to:
I. Correct the installation
of the dryer.
2. Instruct you how to use the dryer.
3. Replace house fuses or correct house wiring or plumbing.
4. Replace
light bulbs.
6. Repairs when dryer is used in other than normal, single-family
household
use.
C. Pick up and delivery. This product is designed
to be repaired
in
the home.
D. Damage
to dryer caused by accident,
misuse, fire, flood, acts
of God or use of products not approved
by Whirlpool.
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 limitation or exclusion
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 United States, a different warranty
may apply. For details, please
contact your franchised
Whirlpool
distributor
or military exchange.
Part No. 3388784 Rev. A
01987 Whirlpool Corporation
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