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TROUBLESHOOTING
First try the solutions suggested here and possibly avoid the cost of a service call...
Dryer
will not run
Has a household fuse blown, or has a circuit breaker
tripped?
Electric
dryers use 2 household
fuses or circuit
breakers. The
drum may be turning,
but you may not have heat. Replace the
fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues,
call
an electrician.
Is
the
correct
power
supply
available?
Electric
dryers require 240 volt power supply. Check with a
qualified
electrician.
Was
a regular
fuse
used?
Use a time-delay
fuse.
Is the dryer
door
firmly
closed?
Was
the Start
button
firmly
pressed?
Is a cycle
selected?
The dryer will not start in the Wrinkle Guard _ position.
Move
the dial past OFR
Unusual
sounds
Has the dryer had a period of non-use?
If the dryer hasn't
been used for a while, there may be a
thumping
sound during the first few minutes
of operation.
Is
a
coin, button,
or
paper
clip
caught
between
the
drum
and
front
or rear of the dryer?
Check the front and rear edges of the drum for small objects.
Clean out pockets
before laundering.
Is it
a
gas dryer?
The gas valve clicking
is a normal operating
sound.
Are the four
legs installed,
and is the dryer
level front
to
back
and side to side?
The dryer may vibrate
if not properly
installed.
See the
Installation
Instructions.
Is the
clothing
knotted
or balled up?
When balled up, the load will bounce,
causing the dryer to
vibrate. Separate the load items and restart the dryer.
No heat
Has a household fuse blown, or has a
circuit
breaker
tripped?
Electric
dryers use 2 household
fuses or circuit
breakers. The
drum may be turning,
but you may not have heat. Replace the
fuse or reset the circuit breaker. If the problem
continues,
call
an electrician.
Timer
does
not noticeably
advance
Is the dryer set to Timed or Air Dry?
The timer moves slowly and continuously
for the time setting.
Is the dryer set to Automatic
Drying?
The timer moves only when the clothing
is mostly dry. See
"How Automatic
Drying Works"
in "Dryer Use."
For gas dryers, is
the
valve open on the
supply
line?
Clothes
are not drying satisfactorily,
drying times
are too
long, or load is too
hot
Is the lint screen clogged
with lint?
Lint screen should
be cleaned
before each load.
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy
meta_ vent.
Do not
use a p_astic vent.
Do not
use a meta_ foil
vent.
Failure
to follow
these
instructions
can
result
in death
or fire.
Is
the exhaust
vent or outside
exhaust
hood
clogged
with
lint, restricting
air movement?
Run the dryer for 5-10 minutes.
Hold your hand under the
outside
exhaust
hood to check air movement.
If you do not
feel air movement,
clean exhaust
system of lint or replace
exhaust vent with heavy metal or flexible metal vent. See the
Installation
Instructions.
Explosion
Hazard
Keep flammable
materials
and vapors,
such
as
gasoline,
away from
dryer.
P_ace dryer
at }east 18 inches
(46 cm) above
the floor
for a garage
installation.
Failure
to do so can
result
in death, explosion,
or fire.
Are
fabric
softener
sheets blocking
the grille?
Use only one fabric softener
sheet, and use it only once.
Is the exhaust
vent
the correct
length?
Check that the exhaust vent is not too
long or has too many
turns. Long venting will increase drying times. See the
Installation
Instructions.
Is the
exhaust
vent diameter
the correct
size?
Use 4" (10.2 cm) diameter
vent material.
Sample