Size :290.38 KB
Page{s) : 8
Create Date : August 21, 2007

Transcript of Whirlpool 1903WH Use & care guide

(R) DRYER USER INSTRUCTIONS Table of Contents ASSISTANCE OR SERVICE.............................1 ACCESSORIES .................................................1 DRYER SAFETY................................................2 DRYER USE ......................................................4 DRYER CARE ...................................................5 TROUBLESHOOTING ......................................6 WARRANTY ......................................................8 Para obtener acceso al manual de uso y cuidado en espanol, o para obtener informacion adicional acerca de su producto, visite: www.whirlpool.com Tenga listo su numero de modelo completo. Puede encontrar el numero de modelo y de serie dentro de la cavidad superior de la puerta. Assistance or Service Accessories If you need assistance or service, first see the "Troubleshooting" Enhance your dryer with these premium accessories. section. Additional help is available by calling our Customer eXperience Center at 1-800-253-1301 from anywhere in the For more high-quality items or to order, call 1-800-901-2042, or U.S.A., or write: visit us at www.whirlpool.com/accessories. In Canada call 1-800-807-6777, or visit us at www.whirlpoolparts.ca. Whirlpool Corporation Customer eXperience Center Part Number Accessory 553 Benson Road 20-48KITRC 4 ft (1.2 m) gas line dryer connector installation Benton Harbor, MI 49022-2692 kit Please include a daytime phone number in your correspondence. PT220L 4 ft (1.2 m) dryer cord, 3-wire, 30 amp To order parts and accessories, call 1-800-442-9991. Keep this book and your sales slip together for future PT400L 4 ft (1.2 m) dryer cord, 4-wire, 30 amp reference. You must provide proof of purchase or installation date for in-warranty service. PT600L 6 ft (1.8 m) dryer cord, 4-wire, 30 amp Write down the following information about your appliance to help 8212614 Dryer vent lint brush you obtain assistance or service if you ever need it. You will need to know your complete model number and serial number. You can 31682 All-purpose appliance cleaner find this information on the model and serial number label, located at the top inside dryer door well. 1903WH Laundry supply storage cart Dealer name ____________________________________________________ 3404351 Drying rack - fits 29" (73.7 cm) Super Capacity, 6.5 cu. ft (0.18 cu. m) - side swing or hamper Serial number ___________________________________________________ door Address_________________________________________________________ 3406839 Drying rack - fits 29" (73.7 cm) Super Capacity Plus, 7.0 cu. ft (0.20 cu. m) - side swing door Phone number___________________________________________________ only Model number___________________________________________________ 49971 Compact dryer stand - white Purchase date ___________________________________________________ 49572 LP gas conversion kit W10150610A

WARNING: 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. - Do not store or use gasoline or other flammable vapors and liquids in the vicinity of this or any other appliance. - WHAT TO DO IF YOU SMELL GAS: * Do not try to light any appliance. * Do not touch any electrical switch; do not use any phone in your building. * Clear the room, building, or area of all occupants. * 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. - Installation and service must be performed by a qualified installer, service agency, or the gas supplier. Checking Your Vent Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve exhaust air to flow. Check vent after installation. Refer to the maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times. Use the Installation Instructions for proper length requirements of vent. minimum recommended installation clearances found in the Installation Instructions. See the Installation Instructions for more information. WARNING 4" 10.2 cm 2. Use a 4" (10.2 cm) exhaust hood. 3. Use the straightest path possible when routing the vent. Fire Hazard Good Better Use a heavy metal vent. 4. Use clamps to seal all joints. Do not use duct tape, screws or other fastening devices that extend into the interior of the vent Do not use a plastic vent. to secure vent. Do not use a metal foil vent. 5. Clean exhaust vent periodically, depending on use, but at least every 2 years, or when installing your dryer in a new Failure to follow these instructions can result in death location. When cleaning is complete, be sure to follow the or fire. Installation Instructions supplied with your dryer for final product check. If the dryer is not properly installed and vented, it will not be covered under the warranty. Proper venting of your dryer is important for satisfactory drying results. See the Installation Instructions for more detail. NOTE: Service calls caused by improper venting will be paid for by the customer, whether it was a paid installation or self- installed. 1. Do not use plastic vent or metal foil vent. Use 4" (10.2 cm) metal or flexible metal vent. Do not kink or crush flexible metal vent. It must be completely extended to allow adequate 3

DRYER USE Starting Your Dryer WARNING WARNING Explosion Hazard Fire Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as No washer can completely remove oil. gasoline, away from dryer. Do not dry anything that has ever had any type of oil on Do not dry anything that has ever had anything it (including cooking oils). flammable on it (even after washing). Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be dried Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle. explosion, or fire. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or fire. WARNING: To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock, or injury to How Automatic Drying Works persons, read the IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS before When you are using the Auto Moisture Sensing Cycle, the dryness operating this appliance. of the load is determined by two metal strips (sensors) located on the inside of the dryer. The metal strips help "feel" the amount of This book covers several different models. Your dryer may not moisture left in the clothes as they pass. When moisture is left in have all of the cycles and features described. the clothes, the Cycle Control knob will not advance. As clothes begin to dry, the amount of water left in the clothes decreases, Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to and the timer advances through the remainder of the cycle. When remove dust from storing and shipping. the selected dryness level is reached, the dryer goes into a cool down period of up to 10 minutes. 1. Clean lint screen before each load. See "Cleaning the Lint Screen." Stopping and Restarting You can stop your dryer anytime during a cycle. 2. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. To stop your dryer Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Control knob to OFF. 3. Turn the Cycle Control knob to the recommended cycle for the type of load being dried. Use the Energy Preferred setting (*) NOTE: The Cycle Control knob should point to an Off area when to dry most heavy to medium-weight fabrics. the dryer is not in use. 4. If your dryer has a Temperature selector, set it to the To restart your dryer recommended setting for the type of fabric being dried. See 1. Close the door. "Dryer Cycle Descriptions" (separate sheet) for temperature suggestions. On some models, temperature is included in the 2. Select a new cycle and temperature (if desired). cycle selections. 3. Push the START button. 5. (OPTIONAL) Your dryer may have a WRINKLE SHIELDTM feature selector. When you are unable to remove a load from Drying Rack Option the dryer as soon as it stops, wrinkles can form. This feature periodically tumbles, rearranges and fluffs the load without Use the Drying Rack to dry items such as sweaters and pillows heat to help smooth out wrinkles. without tumbling. The drum turns, but the rack does not move. 6. (OPTIONAL) Your dryer may have an END OF CYCLE SIGNAL. If your model does not have a drying rack, you may be able to The signal is helpful when drying items that should be purchase one for your model. To find out whether your model allows removed from the dryer as soon as it stops. drying rack usage and for information on ordering, please refer to the front page of the manual or contact the dealer from whom you On some models, the volume of the End of Cycle signal purchased your dryer. can be adjusted. Turn the selector to the desired volume. NOTE: The rack must be removed for normal tumbling. Do not On other models, the End of Cycle signal is part of the use the automatic cycle with the drying rack. Start button and is selectable. Turn the START button to ON or OFF. The signal will sound only if the selector is set To use the drying rack to On. 1. Place drying rack in dryer. 7. Select the desired Option. See "Dryer Cycle Descriptions" (separate sheet). Style 1: Your drying rack has front legs. Slide rear pegs into the dimples on the back wall of the dryer. Lower the front legs 8. If desired, add fabric softener sheet. Follow instructions on the to rest on the dryer opening. package. 9. Push the START button. 4