Mportant safety instructions – Maytag INTELLIDRY MD-16 User Manual

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5. Do not reach into the appliance if the

drum is moving.

6. Do not install or store this appliance

where it will be exposed to the weather.

7. Do not tamper with controls.

8. Do not repair or replace any part of the

appliance or attempt any servicing
unless specifically recommended in
published user-repair instructions that
you understand and have the skills to
carry out.

9. Do not use fabric softeners or products

to eliminate static unless recommended
for dryer use by the manufacturer of the
fabric softener or product.

10. Clean the lint screen before or after

each load.

11. Keep the area around the exhaust open-

ing and surrounding areas free from lint
accumulation, dust and dirt.

12. The interior of the dryer and exhaust

duct should be cleaned periodically by
qualified service personnel.

13. This appliance must be properly ground-

ed. Never plug the appliance cord into a
receptacle which is not grounded ade-
quately and in accordance with local
and national codes. See installation
instructions for grounding this appliance.

14. Do not sit on top of the clothes dryer.

1. Read all instructions before using the


2. To avoid the possibility of fire or explo-


a. Do not dry items that have been pre-

viously cleaned in, washed in,
soaked in, or spotted with gasoline,
dry-cleaning solvents, other flamma-
ble or explosive substances as they
give off vapors that could ignite or
explode. Any material on which you
have used a cleaning solvent, or
which is saturated with flammable liq-
uids or solids, should not be placed in
the dryer, until all traces of these
flammable liquids or solids and their
fumes have been removed. There are
many highly flammable items used in
homes, such as: acetone, denatured
alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, some
liquid household cleaners, some spot
removers, turpentine, waxes and wax

b. Items containing foam rubber (may

be labeled latex foam) or similarly
textured rubber-like materials must
not be dried on a heat setting. Foam
rubber materials when heated, can
under certain circumstances produce
fire by spontaneous combustion.

3. Do not allow children to play on or in the

appliance. Close supervision of children
is necessary when the appliance is used
near children.

4. Before the appliance is removed from

service or discarded, remove the door to
the drying compartment.



To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons when using your

appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:

For your safety, the information in this
manual must be followed to minimize
the risk of fire or explosion or to pre-
vent 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 appli-


Do not try to light any appliance.

Do not touch any electrical switch.

Do not use any phone in your

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 sup-
plier, call the fire department.

Installation and service must be per-
formed by a qualified installer, service
agency or the gas supplier.