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Important Safety Instructions
A HMftWMVG — To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons when using
your appliance, follow basic precautions, including the following:
1. Read all instructions before using the appliance.
2. To avoid the possibility of fire or explosion:
a. Do not dry items 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. Any material on
which you have used a cleaning solvent, or which
is saturated with flammable liquids 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 high
ly flammable items used in homes, such as: ace
tone, denatured alcohol, gasoline, kerosene, some
liquid household cleaners, some spot removers,
turpentine, waxes and wax removers.
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 lire by sponta
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 dis
carded, remove the door to the drying compartment.
5. Do not reach into the appliance if the drum is mov
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 recom
mended 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 opening and sur
rounding areas free from lint accumulation, dust and
12. The interior of the dryer and exhaust duct should be
cleaned periodically by qualified service personnel.
13. This appliance must be properly grounded. Never
plug the appliance cord into a receptacle which is
not grounded adequately and in accordance with
local and national codes. See installation instruc
tions for grounding this appliance.
14, Do not sit on top of the clothes dryer.
Do not place into your
Even after being washed, these items may
heat. If this heat
escape, the items can become hot enough
these kinds of items may prevent heat from
escaping and can create a fire hazard.
All washed and unwashed fabrics that con
tain vegetable oil or cooking oil can be dan
remove these items from the clothes dryer
the drying cycle until the
cycle. Never pile or stack these items when
they are hot.
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