Kenmore Elite 11065924401, 11065942401, 11065944401, 11065962401, 11066924500 Owner’s Manual

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Table ofContents / |ndice
PRODUCT RECORD ............................................... 2
DRYER SAFETY ...................................................... 2
DRYER USE ............................................................. 4
DRYER CARE .......................................................... 6
TROUBLESHOOTING ............................................. 7
PROTECTION AGREEMENTS ............................... 8
WARRANTY ............................................................. 8
SERVICE NUMBERS ........................ BACK COVER
Product Record
For service or warranty assistance, you will need the following information. Have this information available when you contact
Sears concerning your appliance. To contact Sears, please refer to the Warranty and the back page
of this manual.
In the space following, record your complete model number, serial number, and purchase date. You can find this information on the model and serial number label, located at the top inside
dryer door well.
REGISTRO DEL PRODUCTO .................................. 9
SEGURIDAD DE LA SEOADORA ............................ 9
SOLUCION DE PROBLEMAS ............................... 14
Model number 110,
Serial number
Purchase date
Save these instructions and your sales receipt for future
Your safety and the safety of others are very important.
We have provided many important safety messages in this manual and on your appliance. Always read and obey all safety messages.
This is the safety alert symbol. This symbol alerts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others.
All safety messages will follow the safety alert symbol and either the word "DANGER" or "WARNING."
These words mean:
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't immediatel.=y follow instructions,
You can be killed or seriously injured if you don't follow
All safety messages will tell you what the potential hazard is, tell you how to reduce the chance of injury, and tell you what can happen if the instructions are not followed.
WARNING:Toreducetheriskoffire,electric shock, or injuryto persons when using the dryer, follow basic precautions,
including the following:
Read all instructions before using the dryer.
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.
Do not dry articles that have been previously cleaned in, washed in, soaked in, or spotted with gasoline, dry-
cleaning solvents, other flammable, or explosive substances as they give off vapors that could ignite or explode.
Do not allow children to play on or in the dryer. Close supervision of children is necessary when the dryer is used near children.
Before the dryer is removed from service or discarded, remove the door to the drying compartment.
Do not reach into the dryer if the drum is moving.
Do not install or store the dryer where it will be exposed to the weather.
Do not tamper with controls.
Do not repair or replace any part of the dryer or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this Use and Care Guide or in published user-repair instruc- tions that you understand and have the skills to carry out.
Do not use fabric softeners or products to eliminate static unless recommended by the manufacturer of the fabric
softener or product.
Do not use heat to dry articles containing foam rubber or similarly textured rubber-like materials.
Clean lint screen before or after each load.
Keep area around the exhaust opening and adjacent sur- rounding areas free from the accumulation of lint, dust,
and dirt.
The interior of the dryer and exhaust vent should be cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel.
See installation instructions for grounding requirements.
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.
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
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.
Your dryer must be properly installed and vented to achieve maximum drying efficiency and shorten drying times. Use the
minimum recommended installation clearances (found in your
Installation Instructions) to avoid blocking the flow of combustion
and ventilation air. See the Installation Instructions for more
Fire Hazard
Use a heavy metal vent. Do not use a plastic vent,
Do not use a metal foil vent. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
If the dryer is not properly installed and vented, it will not be
covered under the warranty.
NOTE: Service calls caused by improper venting will be paid for by the customer, whether it was a paid installation or self-
Do not use plastic vent or metal foil vent. Use 4 in. (10.2 cm)
metal or flexible metal vent. Do not kink or crush flexible metal vent. It must be completely extended to allow adequate
exhaust air to flow. Check vent after installation. Refer to your
Installation Instructions for proper length requirements of
2. Use a 4 in. (10.2 cm) exhaust hood.
3. Use the straightest path possible when routing the 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 to secure vent.
5. Clean exhaust vent periodically, depending on use, but at
least every 2 years, or when installing your dryer in a new location. When cleaning is complete, be sure to follow the
Installation Instructions supplied with your dryer for final product check.
Load clothes loosely into the dryer. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely. The following charts show examples
of balanced loads that would allow for proper tumbling.
Heavy Work Clothes Mixed Load Towels Delicates
4 pair of pants 3 sheets (1 king, 2 twin) 10 bath towels 3 camisoles 4 pair of jeans 4 pillowcases 10 hand towels 1 robe
2 sweatshirts 9 T-shirts 14 washcloths 4 slips 2 sweatpants 9 pair of shorts 1 bath mat 8 undergarments
4 shirts 3 blouses 2 sets of sleepwear
Heavy Work Clothes Mixed Load Towels Delicates
3 pair of pants 3 double sheets 10 bath towels 3 camisoles 4 pair of jeans 4 pillowcases 10 hand towels 1 robe
2 pair of overalls 8 T-shirts 14 washcloths 4 slips 3 shirts 6 pair of shorts 1 bath mat 6 undergarments
10 handkerchiefs 1 child's outfit
3 shirts
2 blouses 2 sets of sleepwear 8 handkerchiefs 1 child's outfit
Explosion Hazard
Keep flammable materials and vapors, such as gasoline, away from 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.
6. If desired, add a fabric softener sheet. Use only ones labeled
as dryer safe. Follow package instructions.
7. Press the PUSH TO START button.
Stopping and Restarting
You can stop your dryer anytime during a cycle.
To stop your dryer
Open the dryer door or turn the Cycle Selector Control to OFF.
NOTE: The Cycle Selector Control should point to an Off area
when the dryer is not in use.
To restart your dryer
1. Close the door.
2. Select a new cycle and temperature (if desired).
Use the dryer rack to dry items such as sweaters and pillows
without tumbling. The drum turns, but the rack does not move.
If your model does not have a dryer rack, you may be able to purchase one. To find out whether your model allows dryer rack
usage and to obtain ordering information, please refer to the back page of this manual or contact the dealer from whom you
purchased your dryer. NOTE: You must remove dryer rack for normal tumbling. Do not
use automatic cycles with the dryer rack.
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 dried
on a clothesline or by using an Air Cycle. Failure to follow these instructions can result in death
or fire.
This booklet covers several different models. Your dryer may not
have all of the cycles and features described. Before using your dryer, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth to
remove dust from storing and shipping.
1. Load clothes loosely into the dryer and close the door. Do not pack the dryer. Allow space for clothes to tumble freely.
2. Turn the Cycle Selector Control to the recommended cycle for the type of load being dried. Use the Normal Dry cycle,
called out by an asterisk (*) to dry most heavy to medium weight fabrics.
3. Set the Temperature control, to the recommended setting for the type of fabric being dried. See "Dryer Cycle Descriptions" (separate sheet) for temperature suggestions.
4. (OPTIONAL) Your dryer may have aWRINKLE GUARD c,_ feature selector. When you are unable to remove a load from
the dryer as soon as it stops, wrinkles can form. This feature
periodically tumbles, rearranges and fluffs the load without heat to help avoid wrinkling.
5o (OPTIONAL) If you want the dryer to sound a signal when the
cycle is finished, set the END OF CYCLE SIGNAL control to ON, or to the volume level you prefer (on some models). The
signal is helpful when you are drying permanent press, synthetics and other items that should be removed from the
dryer as soon as it stops.
TUMBLE FREE TM Non-Heated Dryer Rack
Use with 29 in. (73.7 cm) wide dryers. Air circulates in a
concentrated pattern over and around clothes to allow efficient and uniform drying.
TUMBLE FREE TM Heated Dryer Rack
Use with 27 in. (69 cm) wide dryers. Air circulates in a concentrated pattern over, under and through clothes, significantly reducing
drying time. To use the dryer rack:
1. 29 in. (73.7 cm) Wide Dryer Slide rear pegs into the dimples on the back wall of the dryer.
Lower the front legs to rest on the dryer opening.
27 in. (69 cm) Wide Dryer
Do not remove lint screen. Slide dryer rack over the bottom of
the dryer door opening. Push down to secure it on the frame.
2. Put wet items on the rack. Leave space between items so air can reach all surfaces. Do not allow items to hang over the
edge of the rack. Close the door.
3. Select cycle, temperature and time to match the fabrics in your load. Items containing foam, rubber, or plastic must be
dried on a clothesline or by using an air cycle. Refer to the following table.
4. Star[ the dryer. Reset time to complete drying, if needed.
Rack Dry Cycle Temp Time
Washable wool items (block Timed Low 20 min. to shape and lay flat on rack) Dry
Stuffed toys or pillows (cotton Timed Low 20 min. or polyester fiber filled) Dry
Stuffed toys/pillows (foam Air None 20 - 50 rubber filled) (no heat) min.
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