Asko Tumble Dryer Operating instructions

Operating Instructions
Tumble Dryer
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Dear Customer,
Thank you for choosing this quality product from ASKO.
We hope it will meet all of your expectations and fulfill your
needs for many years to come. The Scandinavian design is a
combination of clean lines, everyday functionality and high
quality. These are the hallmarks for all of our products and
this is why they are so highly appreciated all over the world.
To get the most out of your new ASKO product, we
recommend that you read the installation and operating
instructions before using the machine.
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Important Safety Instructions For Gas Dryer
Caution!
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.
A qualified service person or company
must perform installation and service of this
appliance.
Do not store or use gasoline or other
flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity
of this or any other appliance.
When discarding or storing your old dryer,
remove the door.
What to do if you smell gas:
Clear the room, building or area of all
occupants.
Do not try to light any appliance.
Do not touch any electrical switch; do not
use any phone in your building.
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.
For your safety
Do not store or use gasoline or other
flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity
of this or any other appliance.
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Contents
Important safety instruction for
gas dryer 3
Before using your machine for the
first time 5
Important safety instructions 6
Grounding instruction 7
Interrupting a program 7
Packing material 7
Recycling 7
California Safe Drinking Water
and Toxic Enforcement Act 8
Child safety 9
Description of the tumble dryer 10
Front panel 11
Advice and tips before you
tumble dry 12
Have the clothes been spun? 12
Laundry labels 12
Do not tumble dry 12
Fire Hazard 12
Explosion Hazard 12
Operating instructions 13
Sensor Dry programs 13
Sensor Dry Preset Program chart 14
Manual Dry programs 14
Steam Breeze 14
Manual Dry Preset Program Settings 15
Programmed setting and options
guide 16
Selecting settings 18
Dry Sensor 18
Temp 18
Dry Time 18
Signal 18
Selecting options 19
Rack Dry 19
More Time / Less Time 19
Damp Signal 20
Anti-crease 20
Delay Start 20
Anti Static 20
Estimated Time Remaining 20
Care and maintenance instruction 21
Cleaning the lint filter 21
Cleaning the door and its opening 21
Troubleshooting guide 22
My dryer won’t start 22
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My dryer doesn’t heat 22
There are greasy spots on my
clothes 22
My dryer displayed an error code. 22
There is lint on my clothes 23
There is static in my clothes
after drying 23
The drying time is not consistent 23
Water is found around the cabinet
cover when opening the door. 23
It takes too long for my clothes to dry 24
My clothes are wrinkled 24
My clothes are shrinking 24
Steam
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Installation instructions 26
Positioning the tumble dryer 26
Connecting the exhaust system 29
Alternate exhaust directions 30
Connection of gas supply 31
Electrical plug connections 32
Preparation of the dryer 32
Confirming heat source operation 32
Dryer airflow 33
Connecting the inlet water hose
for steam features
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Additional instructions for installation
of your dryer in a manufactured
or mobile home 34
Gas requirement 35
Gas connections 36
Electrical requirements for dryer 37
Grounding 37
Electrical connections 38
Electrical requirements 39
4-wire connection: Direct wire 40
3-wire connection : Direct wire 41
Option 1: 4-wire connection with a
power supply cord 42
Option 2: 3-Wire connection with a
power supply cord 43
Option 3: Optional 3-wire connection 43
Exhaust requirements 44
User-maintenance instructions 45
Reversing the door 47
Technical information 48
Service and guarantee 49
Quick guide 51
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Befere Using Your Machine For The First Time
Do not tumble dry
Certain materials are not suitable for tumble
drying.
Always check and follow the Instructions on
each item’s laundry label.
You can find more information in the
“Advice and tips before you tumble dry”
chapter.
Note!
When starting the tumble dryer for the first
time or after a long period without use, you
may hear a slight thumping noise.
This noise is completely normal and will
disappear after a few loads.
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Important Safety Instructions
Caution!
To reduce the risk of fire or
explosion, electric shock, property
damage, personal injury or
death when using this appliance,
please follow all instructions and
information, including those in this
manual and instructions provided
by your gas supplier.
• Read all instructions before using the
appliance.
• Do not run appliance while you are out of the home.
• Do not wash or dry articles that have
been previously cleaned in, washed in,
soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry
cleaning solvents, cooking oils, or other
flammable or explosive substances
because they give off vapors that could
ignite or explode.
• Do not allow children to play on or in the
appliance. Children should be closely
supervised when near the appliance.
• Do not reach into the appliance if the
drum is moving.
• Do not install or store this appliance
where it will be exposed to the weather.
• Do not tamper with controls.
• Do not attempt to repair or replace
any part of the appliance or perform
any servicing unless specifically
recommended in this guide.
• Do not use fabric softeners or dryer
sheets unless the manufacturer gives
written assurance that the product will
not damage a tumble dryer.
• Do not use heat to dry items containing:
vinyl, plastic, foam rubber, or similarly
textured rubberlike materials, fiberglass,
or wool unless the label specifies
“washable”.
• Clean the lint filter before or after each
load.
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• Keep the area around the exhaust
opening and adjacent surrounding areas
free from the accumulation of lint, dust
and dirt.
• The interior of the machine should be
cleaned periodically by an authorized
ASKO service agent.
• 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.
• Electrical dryer installation: if required,
must be done by a licensed electrician.
• Do not operate appliance while away
from the home.
• Do not heat dry items that have been dry
cleaned.
• The dryer is made and marked to
facilitate recycling. When it is no
longer useful, contact your local refuse
collection service for advice on how
to properly dispose of the dryer for
purposes of recycling.
• Damaged power cables should only be
replaced by a certified professional.
• Provide sufficient ventilation, otherwise
smoke from open fires or fumes from
equipment burning other fuels can be
drawn into the room.
• Place dryer at least 18 inches above the
floor for a garage installation.
Caution!
During the program, the back of the dryer
will get very hot. Let the machine cool
completely before touching the back.
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Important Safety Instructions
Caution!
Note!
This appliance must be properly grounded.
Grounding instruction
A) Grounding instructions for a
grounded, cord-connected appliance:
In the event of malfunction or breakdown,
grounding will reduce the risk of electric
shock by providing a path of least resistance
for electric current. This appliance (Canadian
market only) is equipped with a cord having
an equipment-grounding conductor and a
grounding plug. The plug must be plugged
into an appropriate outlet that is properly
installed and grounded in accordance with
all local codes and ordinances.
Caution!
Improper connection of the equipment
grounding conductor can result in a risk
of electric shock. Check with a qualified
electrician or service representative or
personnel if you are in doubt as to whether
the appliance is properly grounded. Do not
modify the plug provided with the appliance
(Canadian market only). If it will not fit the
outlet, have a proper outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
B) Grounding instructions for a
permanently connected appliance:
This appliance must be connected to a
grounded metal, permanent wiring system,
or an equipment-grounding terminal or lead
on the appliance.
This manual does not cover every possible
condition and situation that may occur.
Use common sense and caution when
installing, operating, and maintaining any
appliance.
Interrupting a program
• You can stop a drying program by:
• Opening the door. The drum will then
stop automatically.
• Pressing the main power switch.
• You can also stop a program by pressing
the Stop button.
• When you want to resume tumble
drying, close the door and press the
Start button.
• If a program has been interrupted for 10
minutes the program will be cancelled
and the machine will turn itself off. You
will then have to start the program over
again.
Packing material
Please sort waste materials in accordance
with local guidelines.
Recycling
This machine is manufactured and labeled
for recycling. In order to prevent injuries,
the machine must be made unusable once
the decision has been taken to dispose of it.
Contact your local authority for information
about where and how your machine can be
recycled correctly.
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Important Safety Instructions
Caution!
California Safe Drinking Water and
Toxic Enforcement Act
This act requires the governor of California
to publish a list of substances known to the
state to cause cancer, birth defects or other
reproductive harm and requires businesses
to warn customers of potential exposure to
such substances.
Gas appliances can cause minor exposure
to four of these substances, namely
benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde
and soot, caused primarily by the incomplete
combustion of natural gas or LP fuels.
Properly adjusted dryers will minimize
combustion. Exposure to these substances
can be minimized further by properly venting
the dryer to the outdoors.
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Child Safety
Caution!
Do not allow children to play with
the Tumble dryer.
The tumble dryer does not start
automatically when the door closes (for
example, if a child closes the door from
inside).
The tumble dryer has a door lock, which
allows the door to be opened from the
inside. The door has a door-switch that
automatically stops the tumble dryer when
the door is opened.
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Description Of The Tumble Dryer
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1. Top plate
2. Program panel
3. Front cabinet
4. Lint filter holder
5. Fan (behind the front cabinet)
6. Adjustable legs
7. Glass door
8. Outer door
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3
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33 3
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5
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77 7
44 4
55 5
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66 6
Accessories
Dryer Rack
Pedestal Purchased Separately
* Design of pedestal is subject to change
without manufactures notice.
Stacking Kit Purchased Separately
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Front Panel
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1. Main power button
2. Program selector
3. Display window
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4. Setting buttons
5. Option buttons
6. Start/Stop button
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Advice And Tips Before You Tumble Dry
Here are some tips that may help you
before you begin tumble drying.
Do not tumble dry
Have the clothes been through a
spin cycle?
Items to be tumble dried should be spun
at 1000 rpm or faster. Higher spin speeds
save both energy and drying time.
Laundry labels
Note!
Materials that can be tumble dried
This symbol means that the material
is suitable for tumble drying. Fabrics best
suited to tumble drying are cotton fabrics,
terry cloth, and synthetic fibers. Garments
will be softer and lighter when tumbled than
when hung out to dry.
Note!
The tumble dryer does not cause any
significant wear to fabrics. The lint trapped
in the lint filter consists of dust and fiber
residues which gather when the items are
used.
If the door is opened during the program,
the program will be interrupted and will
return to the start. The clothes may be too
damp or too dry as a result.
Caution!
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 air dried. Failure to follow these
instructions can result in death or fire.
Explosion Hazard
Materials that should not be tumble
dried
This symbol means that the material
is not suitable for tumble drying. Certain
materials may melt or become a fire hazard
if exposed to heat and others can lose their
shape or shrink
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• Materials labeled “Do not dry near heat”.
• Garments that have been dry-cleaned at
home.
• Plastic foam.
• Fiberglass material.
• Wool must not be tumble dried due to
the risk of piling.
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such
as gasoline, away from the 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.
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Operating Instructions
Caution!
1. Sensor Dry program
To reduce the risk of electric shock or injury,
read the “Important Safety Instructions”
selection before operating this appliance.
Below are step-by-step instructions to help
you achieve the best possible tumble drying
results.
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Sort your fabrics.
You will achieve the most uniform
drying results if the items are made
of the same type of material. Close zippers
and fasten button or belts; sort the items
and adjust load and temperature.
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Turn on the main power button.
Sensor Dry programs allow you to match
the program to the load you are drying.
Each program dries certain fabrics at the
recommended temperature. A sensor
detects the moisture in the load and
automatically adjusts the drying time for
optimal drying.
Bulky items
This program is used for drying heavy
fabrics such as quilts and blankets.
Towels
This program is used for drying heavy
fabrics such as towels, corduroys or work
clothes.
Everyday Wear/Normal
Open the door, load the items, and
close the door.
Select the program.
Choose a program that is suitable for
the type of load you are drying.
This program is used for drying jeans, shirts,
most cotton items.
Synthetics
This program is used for drying permanent
press, synthetic items.
Gentle
This program is used for drying lingerie,
sheets, blouses and delicate items
Ultra Gentle
This program used for drying workout
clothes, spandex, and no-iron finishes.
Iron Dry
This program is used for the load which
needs to remain just damp enough for
ironing or pressing.
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Operating Instructions
Sensor Dry Preset Program chart
Sensor Dry Programs
Load Type
Temperature
Time
(Minutes)
Bulky Items
(Bulky, Heavy weight)
High
55
Towels
(Towel, Heavy weight)
High
50
Everyday Wear
(Towel, Denim pants)
Mid. High
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Synthetics
(Prem. press, Synthetic)
Medium
47
Gentle
(Lingerie, Blouses)
Low
40
Ultra Gentle
(Race, workout clothes,
Spandex)
Low
35
Iron Dry
(Shear, Workout wear,
Lace items)
Ultra Low
25
2. Manual Dry programs
This program is used for small loads or
loads that need less drying time.
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This program is used for removing wrinkles
and odors from items such as clothes
packed in a suitcase or items wrinkled from
being left in the dryer too long “STEAM
BREEZE” brings new life to wrinkles that
have been stored for an extended time.
Note!
Use Manual Dry programs to select a
specific amount of drying time and a drying
temperature. When the manual dry program
is selected, the estimated time remaining
display shows the actual time remaining in
your program. You can change the actual
time in the program by pressing More Time
or Less Time.
Quick Dry
Steam Breeze
Steam Breeze Functions
• Do not use STEAM BREEZE with item
such as wool, blankets, leather jackets,
silk, wet clothes, lingerie, foam products.
• For best results, load articles of similar
size and fabric type. Do not overload,
(Max. 5 Standard dress shirts: 2.2 lb.)
*shirt : 60~70% cotton / 30~40% polyblend.
• When the filter/duct is clogged, the
Steam option may not have optimal
results.
• When the Steam function is operating,
the drum will stop to allow steam to stay
in the drum.
Caution!
• Do not open the dryer door during steam
cycles. Steam can cause severe burns.
• Do not touch the steam nozzle in the
drum during or after the STEAM cycle.
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Operating Instructions
Air Dry
This program is used for items that require
drying without heat such as rubber, plastic
and heat-sensitive fabrics.
When using Air Dry
This chart shows examples of items that
can be dried using Air Dry.
Type of Load
Time
(Minutes)
Foam rubber-pillows, padded bras,
stuffed toys
20 - 30
Plastic shower curtains, tablecloths
20 - 30
Rubber-backed rugs
40 - 50
Olefin, polypropylene, shear nylon
10 - 20
• Check to see that coverings are securely
stitched.
• Shake and fluff pillows by hand
periodically during the cycle.
• Dry item completely. Foam rubber
pillows are slow to dry.
Manual Dry Preset Program
settings
Manual Dry Programs
Load Type
Temperature
Time
(Minutes)
Quick Dry
(Small loads)
High
30
STEAM BREEZE
(Remove wrinkles and odor)
Medium
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Air Dry
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Operating Instructions
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Programmed setting and options guide
Cycles
Bulky items
Towels
Everyday wear
Synthetic
Gentle
Ultra gentle
Iron dry
Quick dry
Steam Breeze
Air dry
Dry Sensor
Temperature
Default
Normal
High
Select
All
X
Default
Normal
High
Select
All
X
Default
Normal
Mid. High
Select
All
X
Default
Normal
Medium
Select
All
X
Default
Normal
Low
Select
All
X
Default
Normal
Low
Select
All
X
Default
Damp dry
Ultra low
Select
X
X
Default
—
High
Select
X
Ultra low~high
Default
—
Medium
Select
—
X
Default
—
—
Select
X
X
More Time
Less Time
Rack dry
Anti crease
Delay start
Damp signal
X
O
O
X
O
O
X
O
O
X
O
O
X
O
O
X
O
O
X
O
O
O
O
X
X
X
X
O
O
X
A. If you select Rack Dry, the previous course and operation will be cancelled.
B. If you select Rack Dry, Anti-crease and Damp signal is not available.
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Operating Instructions
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Press the Start button
Remaining drying time
The remaining drying time will be
shown on the display. For example, 1:35
means it will take approximately 1 hour and
35 minutes for the load to dry. If the Anticrease option has been selected, the drum
will rotate until you press the Power button
or Start/Stop button.
Caution!
If the lint filter becomes clogged, the
machine’s automatic overheating cut-off
may be triggered.
Cleaning the lint filter
1. Open the door and pull the filter straight
up.
Note!
• The program will not be affected if you
change the program selector after the
program has started.
• The program will continue from where
the program was interrupted if you close
the door and press the Start button
within 10 minutes. If the program is
interrupted for more than 10 minutes,
the dryer will be shut off. Select new
program settings before restarting the
dryer.
Loading or removing laundry
If you want to load or remove laundry once
you have started the machine, open the
door and the program will stop. Add more
laundry or take out the items you want,
close the door, and press the Start/Stop
button
2. The filter may need to be cleaned if it
has lime-scale deposits. See the “Care
and maintenance” chapter.
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Once drying has finished
Turn off the power switch. Remove
the clothes and close the door to
prevent small children from climbing into the
machine
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Dry program finished
The text “END” appears on the
display when the program has ended.
If the Anti-crease option has been selected,
the drum will periodically rotate until you
press Power button or Start/Stop button.
Note!
Clean the lint filter after each load.
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Selecting Settings
manually by pressing the Dry Time button
between 20 to 60 minutes.
Signal
The Signal controls the volume of the beep
that is made at the end of the cycle.
Press Signal to adjust the sound level or turn
off the signal.
Dry Sensor
• Use these buttons to set the desired dry
level.
• First, select the Sensor Dry program.
• Select the dry level to adjust how
much you want to dry the load. As the
program runs, the control senses the
dryness of the load and adjusts the time
automatically based on the selected
dryness level.
Note!
Dry Sensor selections can only be made
while using the Sensor Dry programs.
Selecting “more dry” or “less dry”
automatically adjusts the preset times for the
manual dry programs.
Temp
Use the Temp. option to select temperatures
for the Manual Dry programs.
Press Temp. until the desired temperature
setting glows. You can’t change
temperatures on sensor dry programs.
Temperature is set by the program.
Dry Time
Use Dry Time option to change drying time
per your preference.
When choosing Dry Time, the temp is always
set to “High” by default however temperature
can be changed per your desired setting.
You can select the desired operation time
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Selecting Options
3. Make sure the dry rack is setting evenly
on the front and rear of the drum inside
the machine.
Rack Dry
Rack Dry is designed to use for items which
are not suitable for tumble drying such as
sweaters, silk and lingerie. This option may
be used for drying sneakers
Note!
Don’t use the rack for normal tumble drying.
The rack is shipped in place in your dryer.
Please remove the rack before using this
dryer for the first time.
During the Rack Dry cycle
• Time remaining goes to 55 min. and no
default temperature.
• Only LOW and ULTRA LOW temperature
can be selected.
• MORE/LESS time can be used to change
dry time.
• ANTI CREASE and DAMP Signal options
are disabled.
Suggested Items for
Rack Drying
Temperature
Setting
Time
(Minutes)
Washable wool items
Low
20
Stuffed toys with
cotton or polyester
fiber filling
Low/Ultra
Low
20 - 30
Stuffed toys, foam
rubber filled
Air Dry/ Ultra
Low
50 - 30
Foam rubber pillows
Air Dry
50
Athletic shoes
Air Dry
20
1. Open the door. Hold the dryer rack with
both hands.
More Time / Less Time
Press More Time or Less Time until the
desired drying time is set.
2. Put the dryer rack into the drum.
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Selecting Options
Note!
Note!
Time change is available only with Manual
dry, Dry Time and Rack dry programs.
Remember to press the Start/Stop button to
start the program.
Damp Signal
Anti Static
When you select the Damp Signal option,
a beep will alert you when your load is just
damp enough for ironing or pressing. This
notice will allow you to remove lightweight
items that are dry or other items that you
may wish to iron.
Anti-crease
This option helps to prevent wrinkles on
your laundry. When you select the Anticrease option, the drum will periodically
rotate until you press the Power button,
Start/Stop button, or open the door. You can
use this option in case you cannot remove
laundry immediately after drying is done.
Delay Start
This option injects steam late in the drying
cycle to reduce the static electricity caused
by dry fabrics rubbing together.
The programs where this option is available
are; Everyday Wear/Normal, Towels, and
Bulky items.
Caution!
• Do not open the dryer door during
Steam cycles. Steam can cause severe
burns.
• Do not touch the steam nozzle in the
drum during or after the STEAM cycle.
Estimated Time Remaining
When you select Delay Start, the machine
will start between 1 and 12 hours after you
press the Start/Stop button.
• Press the Delay Start button the same
number of times as the number of hours
by which you want to delay the start
(1~12 hours).
• The number of hours of delay start
you have selected will be shown in the
display.
• Press the Start/Stop button.
• The number of hours to start is
displayed with a countdown one hour at
a time.
• Cancel Delay Start by pressing the
power button and turning the machine
off.
• Turn the power back on, select a
program and press the Start/Stop button.
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The display shows the estimated time
remaining. In addition to this, if the dryer has
some problem, it displays error messages.
Refer to Troubleshooting guide.
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Care And Maintenance Instruction
Cleaning the lint filter
Clean the filter after each use and check it
before use. Not cleaning or emptying the
filter will increase drying time and energy
consumption, potentially shortening the
dryer life expectancy.
1. Open the door and pull the filter straight
up.
Cleaning the door and its opening
1. Wipe the door
opening.
Accumulations
of lint or dirt may
prevent the door
from sealing
properly.
2. Clean the
transparent glass
door to keep
the inside view
clear through the
glass.
2. Clean the filter using one of the following
methods.
Run the fingers
across the filter.
Vacuum the lint
filter.
Wash the lint
screen in warm,
soapy water.
Dry thoroughly
and replace.
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Troubleshooting Guide
Save time and money! Review the charts on the following pages first and you may not need
to call for service.
1. Problem: My dryer won’t start.
Question
What to Do
• Is the dryer plugged in?
Confirm that the dryer’s plug is securely and completely pushed into the
laundry room’s power outlet.
• Is the fuse blown, or is the
circuit breaker tripped?
Check your home’s or laundry room’s fuse box/circuit breaker box and
replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
(IMPORTANT: electric dryers generally use two fuses or breakers.)
2. Problem: My dryer doesn’t heat.
Question
What to Do
• Is the fuse blown, or is the
circuit breaker tripped?
If the fuse is blown or the circuit breaker tripped, the dryer might tumble
but not heat. Check your home’s or laundry room’s fuse box/circuit
breaker box and replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
(IMPORTANT: electric dryers generally use two fuses or breakers.)
• Is the gas supply or service
blocked or off?
Confirm that the house gas shutoff and the dryer gas shutoff are both
fully open.
3. Problem: There are greasy spots on my clothes.
Question
What to Do
• Did you follow the
instructions on your fabric
softener product?
Confirm and follow the instructions provided with your fabric softener
product.
• Are you drying clean and
dirty clothes together?
Make sure to use your dryer to dry only clean items, because dirty items
can soil clean clothes placed in the same load or later placed in the dryer
drum.
• Were your clothes entirely
clean?
Stains on dried clothes are actually stains that weren’t removed during
the washing process. Please review and confirm that you are following
your washing instructions and that the clothes are being completely
cleaned.
4. Problem: My dryer displayed an error code.
Question
H1
Humidity sensor error. Power off and restart.
H5
Heater temperature control problem. Call our customer care center.
H2
H3(GAS TYPE)
H7(GAS TYPE)
H8(GAS TYPE)
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What to Do
Temperature sensor error. Power off and restart.
Flame detector problem. Call our customer care center.
Gas valve or gas valve blockage problem.
Check your gas supply at the connection of gas hoses and valves.
Igniter and flame detector problem. Call our customer care center.
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5. Problem: There is lint on my clothes.
Question
• Is your lint filter full?
• Did you properly sort your
load of laundry?
What to Do
Please refer to the manual section on cleaning the lint filter, and please
confirm that the lint filter is clean. It is important that the lint filter is clean
before each new load of laundry.
In order to reduce the amount of lint in a load of laundry, sort lint
producers (like a fuzzy white cotton towels) separately from clothes that
might catch lint (such as a pair of black linen pants).
• Do your clothes have excess See comments below under “There Is Static In My Clothes After Drying”.
static electricity?
• Did you overload your dryer? Divide your larger load into smaller loads.
• Did you place any paper,
tissue, or other similar
material in the load?
Sometimes a person might forget to take a piece of paper or a tissue out
of a pocket, and this paper, tissue, or similar material can cause excess
lint in a load of laundry.
Confirm that the pockets of pants, shirts, and other articles of clothing
are empty before washing and drying.
6. Problem: There is static in my clothes after drying.
Question
What to Do
• Did you use Anti-Static
option?
Try using a Anti-Static option to reduce static electricity build up during
drying cycle.
• Did you over dry the load of
laundry?
Over-drying a load of laundry can cause a build up of static electricity.
Try using a fabric softener or adjust your settings and use a shorter
drying time.
• Did you use fabric softener?
Try using a fabric softener to reduce static electricity.
• Are you drying synthetic,
These materials can cause static to build up in a load of dried clothes.
permanent press and blends? Try using a fabric softener.
7. Problem: Inconsistent dry times and levels of dryness.
Question
• Are you using consistent
heat settings and consistent
load sizes
What to Do
The drying time for a load will vary depending on the heat setting, the
type of heat used (electric, natural or LP gas), the size of the load, the
type of fabrics, the moisture of the clothes and the condition of the
exhaust ducts and lint filter.
8. Problem: Water is found around the cabinet cover when opening the
door.
Question
What to Do
• Is water found around
This is normal because it is condensed moisture from the drying process.
cabinet cover when opening
the door?
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9. Problem: It takes too long for my clothes to dry.
Question
• Did you properly sort your
loads of laundry?
What to Do
Separate heavy weight items from light weight items when creating
loads.
• Are you drying large loads of Heavy fabrics take longer to dry because they tend to retain more
heavy fabrics?
moisture. To help reduce and maintain more consistent drying times for
large and heavy fabrics, separate these items into smaller loads of a
consistent size.
• Are the dryer controls
properly set?
Use the appropriate control settings for the type of load you are drying.
• Is the lint filter clean before
each new load of laundry?
Please confirm that the lint filter is clean prior to each new load of
laundry.
• Are the exhaust ducts clear
and properly configured?
Confirm through review of the appropriate sections of this manual that
the exhaust venting duct work is properly configured. Confirm that the
venting is free of obstructions. Confirm that the outside wall dampers are
moving freely, that the dampers are not pushed in, and that nothing has
been set against the dampers.
• Is the fuse blown, or is the
circuit breaker tripped?
Check your home’s or laundry room’s fuse box/circuit breaker box and
replace the fuse or reset the circuit breaker.
(IMPORTANT: electric dryers generally use two fuses or breakers.)
• Did you overload your dryer? Divide your larger load into a number of smaller loads.
• Did you under load your
dryer?
If you are only drying a handful of items, add a few extra pieces to help
ensure proper tumbling action.
10. Problem: My clothes are wrinkled.
Question
• Are you over drying your
laundry?
• Are you removing your
laundry from the dryer soon
after the drying cycle is
complete?
What to Do
Over drying a load of laundry can lead to wrinkled clothes. Try a shorter
drying time, and remove items while they still retain a slight amount of
moisture.
Remove your laundry from the dryer after the drying cycle ends and
either hang or fold the items.
11. Problem: My clothes are shrinking.
Question
• Are you following the
care instructions for your
garment?
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What to Do
To avoid shrinkage, please carefully follow the care and use instructions
for your garment, because some fabrics will naturally shrink when
washed. Other fabrics can be washed but will shrink when dried in a
dryer.
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12. Problem : Steam
Question
What to Do
• Water drips from nozzle
when Steam cycle starts.
This is normal condensation. The dripping will stop soon..
• Steam doesn’t generate but
no error code is shown
Check if the cord of dryer is connected. If the steam isn’t generated even
with the dryer plugged in, call the service center.
• Garments still wrinkled after
STEAM BREEZE
Check that the load isn’t too large and that the clothing type is
appropriate for the Steam Breeze cycle.
• The drum does not turn
during Steam cycle
When the Steam function is operating, the drum will stop to allow steam
to stay in the drum.
• Top plate of the dryer is very The top plate of dryer will get warm during steam functions.
warm
• Odors remain in clothing
after STEAM BREEZE
The odor of clothing remains in spite of the use of steam breeze. Be sure
to use the steam breeze after normal cycled cleaning.
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Caution!
Step 1. Positioning the tumble
dryer
Risk of Fire
Dryer installation must be performed by a
qualified installer.
• Install the dryer according to the
manufacturer’s instructions and local
codes.
• Do not install a dryer with flexible plastic
venting materials. If flexible metal (foil
type) duct is installed, it must be UL
certified for use with clothes dryers.
Flexible venting materials are known to
collapse, be easily crushed, and trap
lint. These conditions will obstruct dryer
airflow and increase the risk of fire.
• To reduce the risk of severe injury or
death, follow all installation instructions.
• Save these instructions.
The following instructions will guide you
through the initial steps of setting up your
dryer.
Please note that every section of this
manual provides important information
regarding the preparation and use of your
dryer. It is important that you review this
entire manual before proceeding with any
installation or use.
More detailed instructions concerning
electrical connections, gas connections, and
exhaust requirements are provided in other
parts of this manual.
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Choose a location with a solid floor for your
dryer.
Place the dryer in the desired location and
please make sure that it has the required
clearances shown below.
52"
(132cm)
40 3/8"
(102.5cm)
27”
(68.6cm)
32"
(81.2cm)
• Most installations require a minimum 6”
(15.2 cm) clearance behind the dryer for
the exhaust vent with elbow.
Note!
Leveling legs should be secured.
All four legs should be firmly placed on a
solid and even floor.
If dryer is not level, laundry may not tumble
properly and sensor will not detect humidity
information accurately.
When leveling, please be cautious not to
injure your fingers and toes.
If you install the dryer on the optional
pedestal, it is necessary to level with the
pedestal leveling legs.
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Minimum clearances on top, rear,
and sides of the unit as show
below are required.
Those required minimum clearances are set
forth in the picture below. Please keep the
following instructions in mind when installing
in a closet or recessed area :
• Consider allowing additional clearance
for installation and servicing.
• Wall, door and floor molding may
necessitate additional clearances.
• Additional clearance is recommended to
reduce noise while operating.
• Consider the space needed for
companion appliances.
• For closet installations, the picture below
shows the minimum required ventilation
openings for the door.
• A louvered door with comparable
ventilation openings is also acceptable.
Closet Door Vent Requirements
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Once in position, adjust the leveling legs of
the dryer until it is level from left to right and
front to back. Be sure to tighten the leveling
leg lock nuts against the bottom of the dryer.
The leveling legs must remain firmly on the
floor and the dryer should not rock.
The maximum slope of the dryer from left
to right or front to back should not exceed
1”(2.5 cm). If the dryer is not level, and if the
slope exceeds 1” (2.5 cm), a load may not
tumble properly and internal sensors may
malfunction.
Note!
Other sections of this manual also provide
important information concerning the
placement of and clearances for your dryer.
Please review this entire manual before
proceeding with any installation.
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Step 2. Connecting the exhaust
system
Caution!
• To reduce the risk of fire this appliance
MUST BE EXHAUSTED OUTDOORS.
• The appliance shall not be exhausted
into a chimney, a wall, a ceiling, an attic,
a crawl space, or a concealed space of
building.
• Only rigid or flexible metal duct should
be used, for exhausting.
• The total length of flexible metal duct
shall not exceed 2.4 m.
• Do not use plastic or thin foil duct unless
it is UL certified.
• Failure to follow these instructions can
result in death or fire.
• Clean old ducts before installing this
dryer.
Caution!
The exhaust must be vented to the outside.
Improper taping and incorrect installation
will cause dryer malfunction.
In addition to the above warnings, please
refer to manual section on Exhaust
Requirements and Maintenance.
Note!
To reduce the risk of fire, combustion,
and gas accumulation, the dryer must be
vented to the outdoors. Please follow the
instructions (and all others in this manual)
very carefully.
• Foil-type flexible ducts shall comply
with the outline for dryer transition duct,
Subject UL 2158A, shall be used.
• Use 4” (10.2 cm) diameter rigid or
semi-rigid metal duct (NOTE! Venting
materials are not supplied with the
dryer, and you should obtain the
venting materials necessary for proper
installation)
• Use the maximum duct length and
number of bends as described in the
“Exhaust requirements” section.
• Position the dryer so that the exhaust
duct run is as short as possible.
• The duct shall not be assembled with
screws or other fastening means that
extend into the duct and catch lint.
Clean old ducts before installing
this dryer
• The male end of each section of exhaust
duct must point away from the dryer.
• Use as few elbow joints as possible.
• Use duct tape on all duct joints.
• Insulate duct work that runs through
unheated areas in order to reduce
condensation and lint build-up on pipe
walls.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT
FAILURE TO EXHAUST THE
DRYER CORRECTLY WILL VOID
THE DRYER’S WARRANTY.
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Alternate exhaust directions
1. Insert the 90° Elbow (4”) into the end of
the exhaust duct on the rear panel in the
correct direction.
* Duct materials are not supplied with
unit.
2. Connect the straight exhaust duct into
the end of the 90° Elbow (4”).
3. Push the 90° elbow and the extension
duct in place after aligning holes
correctly and tape every connection.
DUCT
TAPE
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Step 3. Connection of gas supply
(Gas dryer only). In addition to the following,
please refer to manual section on Gas
Requirements and Instructions.
1
2
5
3
4
1. New stainless steel flexible connector.
Use this type of connector only if allowed
by local codes. Use design AGA certified
connector (CGA in Canada).
2. 1/8” NPT pipe plug (for checking inlet
gas pressure)
3. Equipment shut-off valve, Installed within
6’ (1.8 m) of dryer
4. Iron Pipe: Shorter than 20’ (6.1 m), use
3/8” pipe. Longer than 20’ (6.1 m), use
1/2” pipe.
5. 3/8” N.P.T. gas connection
Note!
Make sure the burner nozzle is proper for
the type of gas you are provided with.
For instance, using LPG with LNG nozzle
will result in death, fire or explosion. Or using
LNG with LPG nozzle will not ignite burner.
If needed, nozzle conversion should be
done by a qualified service technician. Mark
or label the dryer with the current type of
nozzle on the dryer.
2. Remove the shipping cap from the gas
connection at the back of the dryer.
Make sure that you don’t damage the
threads of the gas connection pipe when
you remove the shipping cap.
3. Connect the dryer to your laundry room’s
gas supply using a new flexible stainless
steel connector (as noted below, only use
a new stainless steel flexible connector if
allowed by your local codes) using Pipe
Joint Compound that is insoluble in gas
for all gas line connection points.
*Do not use Teflon tape
4. Securely tighten all connections between
the dryer and your laundry room’s gas
supply. Turn on your laundry room’s gas
supply and check all pipe connections
(both internal and external) for gas leaks
with a non-corrosive leak detection fluid.
Refer to Part 7(page 20)
5. For LP (Liquefied Petroleum) gas
connection, refer to this manual’s
section entitled Gas Requirements and
Instructions.
Note!
Burner input requirements
If your house is located at the elevation up to
10,000 feet, the burner adjustment setting is
not necessary. The A.G.A. certifies this dryer
will not have any problem with the B.T.U
rating at this altitude.
If your house is above 10,000 feet, you
are required to adjust a four percent(4%)
reduction of the burner B.T.U rating indicated
on the model/serial rating plate.
1. Confirm that the type of gas available in
your laundry room is appropriate for the
dryer. The dryer is prepared for Natural
Gas with a 3/8” NPT gas connection.
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Step 4. Electrical plug connections
The following instructions apply to
U.S. electrical dryer model:
The following steps are several warnings
and instructions concerning making the
electrical connection for electric dryers.
More detailed information concerning
the electrical connection is provided in
the manual section entitled Electrical
Requirements for Electric Dryer.
It is important that you thoroughly review
that section and the remainder of this
manual, before taking any steps to install or
use this dryer.
1. Use only a new U.L. listed No. 10
(copper wire only) three or four
conductor power supply cord kit rated
240 Volts (minimum) 30 amp and
labeled as suitable for use in a dryer.
2. A four-wire cord is required for
manufactured (mobile) home
installations and where local codes do
not allow grounding of this appliance
through neutral.
3. Electrical Plug Connections. For
additional instruction on connecting
the dryer to an electrical power source,
please refer to this manual’s section on
Electrical Requirements for an Electric
Dryer.
Caution!
• Use a new U.L. listed 30 amp power
supply cord.
• Use a U.L. approved strain relief.
• Disconnect power before making
electrical connections.
• Connect the neutral wire (white or center
wire) to the center terminal.
• The ground wire (green or bare wire)
must be connected to green ground
connector.
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• Securely tighten all electrical
connections
• See the installation instructions for
complete instructions.
• Failure to do so may result in fire or
electrical shock.
Step 5. Preparation of the dryer
Prior to the first use of this appliance, use
all purpose cleaning products or a solution
of detergent and water, and a damp
cloth to remove any dirt or dust that has
accumulated inside the dryer.
Plug-in your dryer after reviewing the
following parts on your dryer’s Electrical
Requirements.
Step 6. Confirming heat source
operation
Gas Dryers:
Close the door to the dryer drum/drying
compartment. After completing all steps
in this manual for proper installation, start
the dryer on a heated dry setting. After the
dryer starts, the igniter will glow red and the
main burner will ignite.
Caution!
If all air is not purged from the gas line,
the gas igniter may go off before the gas
and the main burner have ignited. If this
happens, the igniter will re-attempt gas
ignition after approximately two minutes.
Electric Dryers:
Close the door to the dryer drum/drying
compartment. After completing all steps in
this manual for proper installation, start the
dryer on a heated dry setting. The exhaust
air or the exhaust pipe should be warm
after the dryer has been operating for three
minutes.
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Step 7. Dryer airflow
Effective dryer operation requires
appropriate dryer airflow.
The adequacy of the airflow can be
measured by evaluating the static pressure.
Static pressure in the exhaust duct can be
measured with a manometer, placed on the
exhaust duct approximately 1 ft. (30.5 cm)
from the final outlet.
Static pressure in the exhaust duct should
not exceed 7.6 mm water column.
The dryer should be checked while the
dryer is running with no load
Step 8. Connecting the inlet water hose
for steam features
Caution!
The dryer must be connected to the cold
water faucet using the new inlet hose.
Do not use old hoses
Do not overtighten, as it may damage the
coupling.
Measuring Static pressure
Manometer
Exhaust Duct
MAXIMUM STATIC PRESSURE IN WATER COLUMN
7.6mm
1. Before installing the dryer turn the cold
water faucet off.
2. Attach the female end of the brass “Y”
connector to the cold water valve on the
washing machine.
3. Connect one of the cold water hoses
to the cold water faucet and the “Y”
connector.
4. Connect the straight end of the hose
provided with the dryer to the other end
of the “Y” connector.
5. Connect the angled end of the fill hose
to the valve on the back of the dryer.
6. Tighten all connections by hand plus 2/3
of a turn with pliers.
7. Turn the water faucets on.
8. Check for leaks around the “Y”
connector, faucets and hoses.
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Step 9. Additional instructions
for installation of your dryer in a
manufactured or mobile home
The following instructions are applicable to
installations of the dryer in a manufactured
or mobile home. Any installation in a
manufactured or mobile home must comply
with the Manufactured Home Construction
and Safety Standards Title 24 CFR, Part
32-80 or Standard CAN/CSA0Z240 MH
and local codes and ordinances. If you are
uncertain whether your proposed installation
will comply with these standards.
Please contact a service and installation
professional for assistance. (Customer Care
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The following instructions apply
to any installation of the dryer in a
manufactured or mobile home:
1. The electrical connection for an electric
dryer must be a 4-wire connection.
More detailed information concerning
the electrical connection is provided in
the manual section entitled electrical
requirements for electric dryer
2. To reduce the risk of combustion and
fire, the dryer must be vented to the
outside.
3. Dryers must be vented to the outside.
4. The dryer exhaust duct must be affixed
securely to the manufactured or mobile
home structure, and the exhaust duct
must be made of a material that will
resist fire and combustion, and it is
recommended that you use a rigid or
flexible metal pipe.
5. Do not connect the exhaust duct with
any other duct, vent, chimney, or other
exhaust duct.
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6. Make sure the dryer has adequate
access to outside fresh air to ensure
proper operation. The opening for
outside fresh air must be at least 25”2
(163 cm2).
7. It is important that the clearance of the
duct from any combustible construction
be at least 2 inches (5 cm). When
venting the dryer to the outdoors, the
dryer can be installed with a clearance of
1 inch at the sides and back of the dryer.
8. Please be aware that venting materials
are not supplied with the dryer. You
should obtain the venting materials
necessary for proper installation.
Caution!
Do not connect exhaust ducts with metal
screws or fasteners that extend into the
duct.
Do not vent the exhaust duct under the
manufactured or mobile home.
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Gas requirements
Following are some important instructions
and informations concerning the
requirements for the gas supply and service
for gas dryers.
Caution!
The gas supply and service for a gas
dryer must comply with all local codes
and ordinances. In the absence of any
local codes or ordinances in your area,
the gas supply and service for your gas
dryer must comply with the latest edition
of the National Fuel Gas Code, ANSI
Z223.1/NFPA 54 or with the CAN/CGAB149 for Canada.
where lengths are less than 20 feet
(6.1m). Larger tubing should be used
for lengths in excess of 20 feet (6.1m). It
is also important that you use pipe joint
compound that is insoluble in LP gas.
6. To reduce the danger of gas leaks,
explosion, and fire, please follow and
observe the following instructions and
cautions.
1. Gas supply requirements: Liquefied
petroleum (L.P.) gas (2,500 Btu/ft3 (93.1
MJ/m3)) service must be provided at
10+1.5 in. water column pressure.
2. Do not attempt to connect dryer to
liquefied petroleum (LP Gas) gas service
without a qualified professional.
3. Isolate the dryer from the gas supply
piping system by closing its individual
manual shut-off valve, during any
pressure testing of the gas supply
system at test pressure equal to or less
than .5 psi (3.45 kPa).
4. Supply Line Requirements. Your laundry
room must have a rigid gas supply line
to your dryer. In the United States, an
individual manual shutoff valve must
be installed within at least 6 feet (1.8m)
of the dryer, in accordance with the
National Fuel Gas Code ANSI Z223.1. A
1/8 in. N.P.T. pipe plug must be installed
as shown in installation instruction page
5. If using a rigid pipe, the rigid pipe
should be 1/2 inch IPS. If acceptable
under local codes and ordinances and
when acceptable to your gas supplier,
3/8 inch approved tubing may be used
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Gas connections
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
installation instructions
Caution!
• Connect the dryer to the type of gas
shown on the data plate.
• Use a new AGA or CSA approved gas
supply line.
• Use new flexible stainless steel
connectors.
• Install a shut-off valve.
• Use pipe joint compound insoluble in LP
gas on all pipe threads.
• Do not use Teflon tape.
• Purge the gas supply of air and sediment
before connecting the gas supply to
the dryer; in order to prevent gas valve
contamination. Before tightening the
connection between the gas supply and
the dryer, purge any remaining air until
the odor of gas is identified.
• Do not use an open flame to inspect for
gas leaks, instead use a non-corrosive
leak detection fluid
• Do not attempt any disassembly of the
dryer. Any disassembly requires the
attention and tools of an authorized and
qualified service person or company.
• Securely tighten all gas connections.
• If connected to LP, have a qualified
person make sure the gas pressure
does not exceed 13 in. water column.
• Examples of a qualified person include
licensed heating personnel, authorized
gas company personnel, and authorized
service personnel.
• Gas leaks may occur in your system,
creating a dangerous situation.
• Gas leaks may not be detected by smell
alone.
• Gas suppliers recommend you purchase
and install a UL-approved gas detector.
• Install and use your dryer in accordance
with manufacturer’s instructions. Failure
to do so can result in death, explosion,
or fire.
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Your dryer must be installed by a licensed
plumber or gas fitter.
A “T” handle manual gas valve must be
installed in the gas supply line to your dryer.
If a flexible gas connector is used to install
your dryer, the connector must have a
maximum length of 3’ (36”).
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plug.
Electrical requirements for dryers
Caution!
To help prevent fire, electric shock, serious
injury or death, the wiring and grounding
must conform to the latest edition of the
National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70
(for the US) or the Canadian Electrical
Code CSA C22.1 (for the Canada) and all
applicable local regulations.
Please contact a qualified electrician to
check your home’s wiring and fuses to
ensure that your home has adequate
electrical power to operate the dryer.
Grounding
• The dryer must be grounded. In the
event of malfunction or breakdown, the
ground will reduce the risk of electrical
shock by providing a path of least
resistance for electrical current.
• The dryer must be connected to a
grounded metal, permanent wiring
system or an equipment grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit
conductors and connected to the
equipment-grounding terminal or lead on
the dryer.
• The plug must be plugged into an
appropriate outlet that is properly
installed and grounded in accordance
with all local codes and ordinances.
Gas models
• Please note that the wiring diagram is
provided inside the dryer control hood.
Label all wires prior to disconnection
when servicing the dryer. Wiring errors
can cause serious injury to you and your
dryer.
• Use separately fused circuits for washers
and dryers, and do not operate a washer
and a dryer on the same circuit.
• Your dryer has a cord with an equipment
grounding conductor and a grounding
Electric models
• If a power cord is not used and the
electric dryer is to be permanently
wired, the dryer must be connected to
a permanent grounded metal wiring
system, or an equipment grounding
conductor must be run with the circuit
conductors and connected to the
equipment grounding terminal.
Caution!
• Never connect ground wire to plastic
plumbing lines, gas lines, or hot water
pipes.
• Improper connection of the equipment
grounding conductor can result in a risk
of electric shock. Check with a qualified
electrician or serviceman if you are
in doubt as to whether your dryer is
properly grounded.
• Do not modify the plug provided with
your dryer – if it doesn’t fit the outlet,
have a proper outlet installed by a
qualified electrician.
• If your laundry room does not meet the
specifications required by this manual, or
if you are uncertain whether or not your
laundry room meets these specifications,
please have a qualified service person
or qualified service company review your
laundry rooms electrical supply for any
problems.
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Electrical connections
Before operating or testing, follow all
grounding instructions in the Grounding
section.
An individual branch (or separate) circuit
serving only your dryer is recommended.
Do not use an extension cord.
Gas dryer – U.S. and Canada
A 120 volt, 60 Hz AC approved electrical
service, with a 15 amp fuse or circuit
breaker is required.
Standard 120 volt, 60 hertz, 3-wire,
Effectively grounded circuit
US models
• The power cord is not provided with U.S.
electric model dryers.
• The type of power cord (pigtail) and
gauge of wire must conform to local
codes and with instructions mentioned
on the following pages.
• The dryer has its own terminal block
that must be connected to a separate
60 Hertz single phase AC circuit, fused
at 30 amp (the circuit must be fused on
both sides of the line).
• You must select the method by which to
wire your dryer according to local code
and ordinance requirements. Sample
methods are included in the following
pages.
Canadian models
• All Canadian models are shipped with
the power cord attached.
• It is not permissible to convert a dryer in
Canada to 208 volts.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Note!
L1
Ground
Neutral Side
Round Grounding Prong
Neutral
Electric dryer
• A 120/240 volt, 60 Hz AC approved
electrical service fused through a 30
amp fuse or circuit breaker on both sides
of the line is required.
• The electric service requirements can be
found on the data label located behind
the door.
• Do not connect dryer to 110, 115, or 120
volt circuit.
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• Do not reuse a power supply cord from
an old dryer.
• The power cord electric supply wiring
must be retained at the dryer cabinet
with a suitable UL-listed strain relief.
Grounding through the neutral conductor
is prohibited for
1. New branch-circuit installations,
2. Mobile homes
3. Recreational vehicles
4. Areas where local codes prohibit
grounding through the neutral conductor.
(Use 4-prong plug for 4 wire receptacle,
NEMA type 14-30R.)
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Review the following options to determine the appropriate electrical
connection for your Home:
Use the instructions in this section if your
home has a 4-wire receptacle (NEMA type
14-30R) and you will be using a U.L. listed,
120/240V 30amp, dryer power supply cord.
Use the instructions in this section if your
home has a 3-wire receptacle (NEMA type
10-30R) and you will be using a U.L. listed,
120/240V 30amp, dryer power supply cord.
4-wire receptacle
(NEMA type14-30R)
3-wire receptacle
(NEMA type10-30R
If this type is available at your home, you
will be connecting to a fused disconnect or
circuit breaker box.
If this type is available at your home, you
will be connecting to a fused disconnect or
circuit breaker box.
3-wire
3-wirereceptacle
receptacle
receptacle
3-wire
receptacle
3-wire
4-wire direct
4-wire direct
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Electrical Requirements
4-wire connection: Direct wire
Caution!
Grounding through the neutral conductor is
prohibited for
1. New branch-circuit
installations.
2. Mobile homes.
3. Recreational
vehicles
4. Areas where local
codes prohibit
grounding through the neutral conductor.
Prepare minimum 5 ft. (1.52 m) of length in
order for dryer to be replaced.
First, peel 5” (12.7 cm) of covering material
from end. Strip 5 inches of ground wire
insulation. After cutting 1 1/2” (3.8 cm)
from 3 other wires peel insulation back
1” (2.5 cm). Make ends of 3 wires a hook
shape.
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Then, put the hooked shape end of the
wire under the screw of the terminal block
(hooked end facing rightward) and pinch
the hook together and tighten the screw
securely.
1. Connect neutral wire (white) of the
power cord to the center terminal block
screw.
2. Connect the red and black wires to the
left and right terminal block screws.
3. Make sure that the strain relief screw is
tightened.
Be sure that all terminal block nuts are on
tight and power cord is in right position.
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3-wire connection : Direct wire
Caution!
Grounding through the neutral conductor is
prohibited for
1. New branch-circuit
installations
2. Mobile homes.
3. Recreational
vehicles.
4. Areas where local
codes prohibit
grounding through the neutral conductor.
Prepare minimum 5 ft. (1.52 m) of length in
order for dryer to be replaced.
First, strip 3 1/2” (8.9 cm) of outer sheath
from end and strip 1” of insulation from each
conductor.
Then, put the hooked shape end of the
wire under the screw of the terminal block
(hooked end facing rightward) and pinch
the hook together and tighten the screw
securely.
1. Connect the neutral wire (white) of
power cord to the center terminal block
screw.
2. Connect the red and black wires to the
left and right terminal block screws.
3. Make sure that the strain relief screw is
tightened.
Be sure that all terminal block nuts are on
tight and power cord is in right position.
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Electrical Requirements
Option 1: 4-wire connection with a
power supply cord
• lf your local codes or ordinances do not
allow the use of a 3-wire connection,
or you are installing your dryer in a
mobile home, you must use a 4-wire
connection.
1. Connect the neutral wire (white) of
power cord to the center terminal block
screw.
2. Connect the red and black wires to the
left and right terminal block screws.
3. Connect the ground wire (green) of
power cord to external ground screw
and move the neutral ground wire of
appliance and connect it to the center
screw.
4. Make sure that the strain relief screw is
tightened.
Be sure that all terminal block nuts are on
tight and power cord is in right position.
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Option 2: 3-Wire connection with a
power supply cord
Option 3: Optional 3-wire
connection
• lf your local codes or ordinances permit
the connection of a frame-grounding
conductor to the neutral wire, use these
instructions.
• If your local codes or ordinances do
not allow the connection of a framegrounding conductor to the neutral wire,
use the instructions under Section 1:
Optional 3- wire connection.
• If your local codes
or ordinances
do not allow the
connection of a
frame-grounding
conductor to the
neutral wire, use
the instructions
under this section.
Section 1
1. Connect the neutral wire (white) of
power cord to the center terminal block
screw.
2. Connect the ground wire of appliance
and the neutral wire of power cord to the
center terminal block screw.
3. Connect the red and black wires to the
left and right terminal block screws.
4. Make sure the strain relief screw is
tightened. Be sure that all terminal block
nuts are on tight and the power cord is in
right position.
5. Connect the independent ground wire
from the external ground connector to
proper ground.
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Exhaust Requirements
Following are important instructions and information concerning the exhaust requirements for
your dryer.
Caution!
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to person, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY
INSTRUCTIONS before operating this appliance. To reduce the risk of fire, combustion,
or accumulation of combustible gases, DO NOT exhaust dryer air into an enclosed and
unventilated area, such as an attic, wall, ceiling, crawl space, chimney, gas vent, or
concealed space of a building. To reduce the risk of fire, DO NOT exhaust the dryer with
plastic or thin foil ducting
Weather Hood Type
Recommended
Use Only for Short
Run Installations
Maximum length of 4˝
Maximum length of
Number of
(10.2 cm) diameter rigid 4˝ (10.2 cm) diameter
90° Elbows
metal duct
flexible metal duct
0
65 feet (19.8 m)
45 feet (13.7 m)
1
55 feet (16.8 m)
35 feet (10.7 m)
2
47 feet (14.3 m)
30 feet (9.1 m)
3
36 feet (11.0 m)
25 feet (7.6 m)
4
28 feet (8.5 m)
20 feet (6.1 m)
0
55 feet (16.8 m)
35 feet (10.7 m)
1
47 feet (14.3 m)
27 feet (8.2 m)
2
41 feet (12.5 m)
21 feet (6.4 m)
3
30 feet (9.1 m)
17 feet (5.2 m)
4
22 feet (6.7 m)
15 feet (4.5 m)
Note!
Deduct 6 feet (1.8 m) for each additional elbow. It is not recommended to use more than (4)
90° elbows.
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Exhaust requirements and
instructions:
1. Venting materials are not provided
with the dryer and you should obtain
the necessary venting materials. For
example, the outer end of exhaust pipe
must have a weather hood with hinged
dampers to prevent back draft when the
dryer is not in use.
2. The exhaust duct must be four
inches (10.2 cm) in diameter with no
obstructions. The exhaust duct should
be kept as short as possible. Make sure
to clean any old ducts before installing
your new dryer.
3. Rigid or semi-rigid metal ducting is
recommended for use as transition
ducting between the dryer and the
wall. In special installations when it is
impossible to make a connection with
the above recommendations, a U.L.listed flexible metal transition duct may
be used between the dryer and wall
connection only. The use of this ducting
will affect dry time.
4. DO NOT use sheet metal screws on
exhaust pipe joints or other fastening
means which extend into the duct that
could catch lint and reduce the efficiency
of the exhaust system. Secure all joints
with duct tape.
5. To maximize operating results, please
observe the duct length limitations noted
in the chart on page 44.
Exhaust and dryer maintenance
Caution!
Disconnect the dryer’s electric power prior
to any cleaning or maintenance.
1. After one year of use, the interior and
complete exhaust system of the dryer
should be examined and cleaned if
necessary.
2. Before one year of use, when drying
performance has become unsatisfactory,
please examine and clean the exhaust
duct for better drying performance.
3. Check the weather hoods frequently to
ensure the dampers are moving freely,
that the dampers are not pushed in and
that nothing has been set against the
dampers.
4. A qualified service person or company
should be used to perform this
maintenance.
5. A Flexible Metal Vent Kit, sold separately
at home improvement stores, can be
used to exhaust the dryer when it is
placed in hard to reach location. This
Kit comes in two pieces, one to attach
to the dryer and the other to attach to
the wall exhaust outlet. After attaching
two separate pieces to the dryer and
the wall, the dryer may be returned to its
final position, after which the two pieces
themselves can be connected.
6. Ordinarily, the dryer drum will need no
care. Wipe the exterior of the dryer as
required. Always wipe the exterior of the
dryer in the event any detergent, bleach,
or other washing products are spilled on
the dryer.
7. Clean the control panel with a damp
cloth as necessary. Warning: spray
prewash products may damage the
finish of the control panel.
8. Please clean the lint filter either before
drying each load or after drying each
load.
9. Always make sure the lint filter is clean
before starting a new load, because a
clogged lint filter may increase drying times.
10.Please note that the wiring diagram is
provided inside the dryer control hood.
Label all wires prior to disconnection
when servicing the dryer, because wiring
errors can cause serious injury to you
and your dryer.
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User-Maintenance Instructions
Cleaning the lint screen
1. Clean the lint filter once either before
or after drying each load. Always make
sure the lint filter is clean before starting
a new load, because a clogged lint filter
may increase drying times.
2. To clean, pull the lint screen straight up
and roll any lint off the screen with your
fingers. Push the lint screen firmly back
into place.
3. Always ensure the lint screen is firmly
secured before running the dryer.
Running the dryer with a loose lint
screen may cause overheating and
damage to the dryer and articles being
dried.
4. Some articles may shed more lint than
others, causing the lint screen to fill
rapidly. Remove lint from the lint screen
before and after drying these articles,
such as new towels.
5. In the event lint falls off of the lint screen
and into the dryer during removal,
inspect the exhaust hood and remove
any lint.
6. Laundry detergent and fabric softener
residue can build up on the lint screen,
causing longer drying times. The screen
is likely blocked if lint falls off the screen.
In order to prevent this type of build up,
and help ensure proper operation of
your dryer, clean the lint screen with a
nylon brush every six months or more
frequently, if necessary. The lint filter
can also be washed as follows:
a).After rolling the lint off of the screen
with your fingers, wet both sides of
the screen with hot or warm water.
b). Wet a nylon brush with hot water
and liquid detergent and scrub the
lint screen with the brush to remove
the buildup of detergent and fabric
softener.
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c). After the residue has been removed,
rinse screen with hot water.
d). After drying the lint screen with a
clean towel, firmly replace the lint
screen in your dryer.
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Reversing The Door
Door hanging
The tumble dryer comes with the door
hinged on the right. However, it is possible
to change the door to be hinged on the left.
6. Secure the hinge using the bolts you
removed in step 1.
Following these instructions:
1. Open the door and remove the two bolts
holding the hinge.
2. Then remove the door out of the front
cabinet as indicated by the arrows.
3. Unscrew the four screws on the door
lock on the left side of the front cabinet
and move to the right side.
4. Replace the screw you removed in
step 3.
5. Next insert the hinge of the door
securely in place of the left side of the
front cabinet.
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Technical Information
Technical data
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Dimension (inches)
27” (68.6 cm) x 32 (81.2 cm) x 40 3/8” (102.5 cm) x 52 (132 cm)
W x D x H x Depth with door open
Unit Weight (lb.)
129 lb. (58.5 kg)
Cylinder volume:
7.3 cu.ft. (54.6 gal, 207 l)
Max. drying capacity:
22.9 lb. (10.4 kg)
Speed:
48 rpm
Rated power:
See the rating label regarding detailed information.
Drum material:
Stainless steel
Outer casing material:
Powder-coated and hot-galvanized sheet steel
Setup
Freestanding
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Service And Guarantee
Asko Appliances Inc. will not pay
for:
Service calls to:
1. Correct the installation of the appliance.
2. Repair damage due to shipment,
delivery, installation, misuse or abuse.
3. Instruct how to use the appliance.
4. Replace house fuses or correct house
wiring.
5. Correct house plumbing, including
drainage problems related to improper
installation.
6. Clean or service air device in drain line.
• Repair and/or replacement parts for
failure of product if appliance is used
for other than home/residential use.
• Damage resulting from accident,
fire, floods, acts of God, alteration,
misuse, abuse, improper installation,
or installation not in accordance with
local electrical or plumbing codes.
• Any shipping costs for parts during the
limited warranty period.
• Replacement parts or repair labor
costs for units operated outside the
continental United States.
• Pickup and delivery. ASKO washers
are designed to be repaired in the
home.
For warranty service, contact our
Customer Care Center at the
number listed below.
Before calling for service or contacting
Asko Appliances Inc. regarding a warranty
issue, make a note of the model, type name,
and serial number.
Write to us at:
Asko Appliances Inc.
P.O. Box 940609
Plano, TX 75094-0609
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Or contact our
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In no event shall Asko Appliances
Inc. be responsible for any
incidental or consequential
damages.
Some states will 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.
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Service And Guarantee
It is important to register your product
warranty by logging onto www.askousa.
com/customer-care/register-myappliance/ and filling out all required fields
within 90 days from the date of purchase.
After doing so, you will be e-mailed a
certificate that will extend the original
warranty for one additional year.
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If you do not have access to the internet,
complete the warranty card included with
the product and mail it to the address on
the warranty card within 90 days of the
date of purchase. Cosmetic damage must
be reported to your dealer within five days
from the date of purchase. After unpacking
the washer, thoroughly check the unit for
cosmetic damage.
For residential installations only
Asko Appliances Inc. will pay for:
Length of warranty: Two-Year full warranty
from date of purchase.
ASKO replacement parts and/or repair
labor to correct defect in materials or
workmanship.
Service must be provided by an authorized
ASKO service agent.
Third year full
Complete your product warranty registration
online at www.askousa.com/customercare/register-my-appliance/ within 90 days
from the date of purchase to extend the
original warranty one additional year.
If you do not have access to the internet,
complete the warranty card included with
the product and mail it to the address on the
warranty card within 90 days of the date of
purchase.
ASKO replacement parts and/or repair
labor to correct defect in materials or
workmanship.
Service must be performed by an authorized
ASKO service agent.
Lifetime
ASKO replacement parts (labor cost not
included) for the stainless steel tank if it
exhibits a manufacturing defect such as
cracking or rusting through.
Service must be provided by an authorized
ASKO service agent.
For non-residential installations
Asko Appliances Inc. will pay for:
Length of warranty: One-year full warranty
from date of purchase
ASKO replacement parts and/or repair
labor to correct defect in materials or
workmanship.
Service must be provided by an authorized
ASKO service agent.
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Quick Guide
1
Sort your Fabrics
• Dry fabrics of the same type together
to ensure they dry as evenly as
possible.
2
3
4
5
6
7
Turn on the main power button
Open the door, load the items and
then close the door
Select a program
• Select a program by turning the
program selector.
• Select any additional options.
Press the Start/Stop button
Drying program finished
• The text “END” appears on the
display when the program has
ended. If you have selected the
Anti-crease option, the drum will
periodically rotate until you press
the Power button, Start/Stop button,
or open the door.
• Clean the lint filter after each load.
Once tumble drying has finished
• Open the door and remove the
laundry.
• If you have children or small pets,
close the dryer door.
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