WHEN NOT USING YOUR DRYER
? Grasp the plug firmly when disconnecting this appliance to avoid damage to the cord while pulling. Place the cord away from traffic areas so it will not be stepped on, tripped over or subjected to damage.
? Before discarding a dryer, or removing it from service, remove the dryer door to prevent children from hiding inside.
? Do not tamper with controls.
? Do not attempt to repair or replace any part of this appliance or attempt any servicing unless specifically recommended in this Owners Manual or in published user-repair instructions that you understand and have the skills to carry out.
READ AND FOLLOW THIS SAFETY INFORMATION CAREFULLY.
SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS
About the dryer control panel.
You can locate your model number on the label on the front of the dryer behind the door. Throughout this manual, features and appearance may vary from your model.
Models DS4500, DBSR453, DBXR463 and DCXR463
(on some models)
Models DCSR483, DJXR433, DRSR483, DWSR483, DWXR483 and DBB5500
(on some models)
Models EED4500 and EGD4500
NOTE: Drying times will vary according to the type of heat used (Electric, Natural or LP gas), size of load,
types of fabrics, wetness of clothes and condition of exhaust ducts.
About the control settings.
IMPORTANT: Clean the lint filter each time you use the dryer.
COTTONS For regular to heavy cottons.
EASY CARE For synthetics, blends, delicates and items labeled permanent press.
DELICATES On some models. For delicates, synthetics and items labeled tumble dry low.
FLUFF For fluffing items without heat. Use the TIMED DRY cycle.
Automatic cycles automatically determine fabric dryness. Select LESS DRY if you want your clothes slightly damp at the end of the drying cycle. Select MORE DRY if you want them to feel drier. Timed cycles run for a selected time.
COTTONS For cottons and most linens. For most loads select OPTIMUM DRY (on some models) or select the
Preferred Regular Setting marked with an *.
EASY CARE/ For wrinkle-free, permanent press and delicate items, and knits.
TIMED DRY Set the Cycle Selector at the desired drying time.
DAMP DRY For leaving items partially damp.
DEWRINKLE For removing wrinkles from items that are clean and dry or that are very lightly damp.
QUICK FLUFF For freshening or fluffing up already dry clothing, fabrics, linens, and pillows. Use with FLUFF NO HEAT.
Provides 10 minutes of no heat tumbling.
Start Close the dryer door. Select START. Opening the door during operation will stop the dryer.
To restart the dryer, close the door and select START to complete the cycle.
Color Logic (on some models)
Select the correct FABRIC CARE setting.
Match the particular color below the words with the same color on the Cycle Dial.
Choose the FABRIC CARE setting-for this load it would be the EASY CARE
MED. HEAT (which is a particular color).
Example: Drying a load of clothing labeled permanent press.
Turn the Cycle Dial to the area that has the same color as the FABRIC CARE setting you have chosenfor this load it would be the EASY CARE AUTOMATIC.
About the dryer features.
Use this option to minimize the wrinkles in clothes. It provides approximately
15 minutes of no-heat tumbling after the clothes are dry.
This option can only be used with the
COTTONS and EASY CARE cycles.
If you are using the CYCLE SIGNAL knob and you select the WRINKLE CARE option, a signal will sound at the end of the drying time and several times during the WRINKLE
CARE cycle. This will remind you that it is time to remove the clothes.
If WRINKLE CARE is not on, the dryer will stop once the timer reaches the WRINKLE
CARE mark on the cycle dial.
Wrinkle Care Option (on some models)
Cycle Signal Option (on some models)
? Remove garments promptly at the sound of the signal. Place clothes on hangers so wrinkles wont set in.
If you selected the WRINKLE CARE option the signal will sound at the end of the drying time and will sound several times during the WRINKLE CARE cy