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  • Electric Dryer

  • Table of Contents

  • Protection Agreements

  • War Ranty

  • Dryer Safety

  • Installation INSTRUCTIONS

    • Tools and Parts
    • Optional Pedestal

    • Location Requirements

    • Electrical Requirements

      • Grounding Instructions

      • Save These Instructions

      • Electrical Connection

    • Electrical Connection

    • Venting Requirements

    • Plan Vent System

    • Install Vent System

    • Install Leveling Legs

    • Level Dryer

    • Connect Van

    • Reverse Door Swing

    • Complete Installation

  • Dryer Use

    • Starting Your Dryer

    • 8Topping Your Dryer

    • Pausing or Restarting

    • Control Locked

    • Loading

    • Drying and Cycle Tips

    • 8Tatus Lights

    • Cycles

    • Options

    • Modifiers

    • Changing Cycles, Options and Modifiers

    • End of Cycle 8Ignal

    • TUMBLE Freetmheated Dryer Rack

  • Dryer Care

    • Cleaning the Dryer Location

    • Cleaning the Unt Screen

    • Cleaning the Dryer Interior

    • Removing Accumulated Lint

    • Vacation and Moving Care

    • Changing the Drum Ught

  • Troubleshooting


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Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A.






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Summary of Contents for Kenmore Elite HE4 110.8508 Series

  • Page 1: Electric Dryer

    KenlDore H£4 Electric Dryer & Care Guide Secadora Electrica Manual de usa cuidada Models/Modelos 110.8508*, 8586*. 8587* color number/numero de color " 8563625 Sears Roebuck and Co., Hoffman Estates, IL 60179 U.S.A. ------...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    PROTECTION AGREEMENTS TABLE OF CONTENTS PROTECTION AGREEMENTS •.••...•.••..•..•..•..•..•..•.•.•..•...•..•.•..•.••..2 Ma~rProt~onAgree~~ WAR RANTY ..•..•.•.•..•..•..•..•..•..•.••.••.•...•...•..•..•..•.••...•..•.•••.•.••••...•..•. 3 Congratulations on making a smart purchase. Your new Kenmoreeproduct is designed and manufactured for years of PEDESTAL OPTION WARRANTY •.••••.•••...•.•.•.•••.•.•...•...•.•.•.•••••.•••. 3 dependable operation. But like all products, it may require DRYER SAFETY ••..•..•..•..•..•.•.••.••.••••.•.•.•.••.••••.•.•..•.•.•..•..•..•..•..•.•••.•..
  • Page 3: War Ranty

    WARRANTY PEDESTAL OPTION WARRANTY FULL ONE-YEAR WARRANTY ON MECHANICAL AND ELECTRICAL PARTS For one year from the date of purchase, when this dryer is Full One-Year Warranty on Mechanical Parts installed and operated according to the instructions provided in For one year from the date of purchase, supplier will repair or this Use and Care Guide, Sears will repair this dryer, free of replace any of its mechanical parts if defective in material or charge, if defective in materials or workmanship.
  • Page 4: Dryer Safety

    DRYER SAFETY 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 a~erts you to potential hazards that can kill or hurt you and others. •...
  • Page 5: Installation Instructions

    INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS Tools and Parts Optional Pedestal Gather the required tools and parts before starting installation. Are you placing the dryer on a pedestal? You have the option of Read and follow the safety instructions provided with any tools purchasing pedestals of different heights separately for this dryer. listed here.
  • Page 6: Location Requirements

    Location Requirements Installation clearances The location must be large enough to allow the dryer door to AWARNING open fully. Dryer Dimensions Explosion Hazard Keep flammable materials and vapora, such a8 (96.52 gasoline, away from dryer. Place dryer alleasl18 Inches (46 cm) above Ihe floor for a garage Inslallallon.
  • Page 7: Electrical Requirements

    Closet installation - Dryer only Electrical Requirements 3" (7.6 om) It is your responsibility cain..' • To contact a qualified electrical installer. __ -- <m~ (310 • To be sure that the electrical connection is adequate and in conformance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70-latest edrtion and all local codes and ordinances.
  • Page 8: Grounding Instructions

    II connecting by direct wire: II using a power supply cord: Power supply cable musl match power supply (4-wire or 3-wire) Use a UL lisled power supply cord kit mar1<edlor use w~h and be: clolhes dryers. The kil should contain: •...
  • Page 9: Electrical Connection

    Becbical Connection Power Supply Cord DinectWire AWARNING AWARNING •• Fire Hazard Fire Hazard Use a new UL listed 30 amp power supply cord. Use to gauge solid copper wire. Use a UL listed strain relief. Use a UL listed strain relief. Disconnect power before making electrical connections.
  • Page 10: Electrical Connection

    Electrical Connection Oplions Slytp 2: Direct wire strain relief • l.hscrew the removable retaining nut and any screws If your home has: And you will be Go 10 Seclion '1',' (1.9 cm) UL listed strain relief (UL marking on connecting to: s:rain relief).
  • Page 11 1. Remove center terminal block screw. 4-wire connection: Direct wire Remove neutral grounding wire (green with yellow stripes) from external ground conductor screw. Fasten it under center, IMPORTANT: A 4-wire connection is required for mobile homes silver-colored terminal block screw. and where local codes do not perm~ the use of 3-wire connections.
  • Page 12 3. Connect ground wire (green or bare) of power supply cable to Connect neutral wire (wMe or center wire) of power supply extemaJ ground conductor screw. Tighten screw. cord to the center, silver-colored tanninal screw of the terminal block. Tighten screw. A.
  • Page 13: Venting Requirements

    Place the hooked end of the neutral wire (white or center wire) Connect a separate copper ground wire from the external of power supply cable under the center screw of terminal ground conductor screw to an adequate ground. block (hook facing right). Squeeze hooked end together. Tighten screw.
  • Page 14: Plan Vent System

    IMPORTANT: Observe all governing codes and ordinances. Optional exhaust installations This dryer can be converted to exhaust out the right side, lelt side, or through the bottom. Contact your local dealer to have the Improper venting can cause moisture and lint to collect dryer converted, Indoors, which may result In: •...
  • Page 15: Install Vent System

    • Over- The-Top Installation: The angled hood style (shown following) is acceptable. Part Number 26-49900 '"tt) • Periscope Installation (For use with dryer vent to wall vent (10.2 mismatch): Part Number 26-49901 - Less than 5" (12.7 em) mismatch 2' " ~("'.m) Part Number 26-49908 - 5' (12.7 em) to 18' (45.72 em) mismatch...
  • Page 16: Install Leveling Legs

    Install Leveling Legs Level Dryer Check the levelness of the dryer. Check levelness first side to side, then front to back. AWARNING ExcessIve Weight Hazard Use two or more people to move and Install dryer. Failure to do so can result in back or other injury. 1.
  • Page 17 Lay the dryer door on a flat, protected surface with the inside Move the 2 large hole screw plugs to the opposite side and door assembly facing up. Remove the last screw from Step 2 insert in the original screw holes. Remove the 6 screws to release the outer door assembly from the inner door assembly, as indicated below.
  • Page 18: Complete Installation

    Reinstalling the door 1. Check for fingerprints on the glass. Clean if necessary. Complete Installation Place the inner door assembly into the olJler door assembly. Check to be sure all parts are now installed. If there is an Align the hinge cover and hinge in the openings on each side. extra part, go back through the steps to see which step was To fit correctly, the inside door assembly edge is completely skipped.
  • Page 19: Dryer Use

    DRYER USE OmoNS MotllREAS • 1410" "'_0 •... • MI1lIIUIrIIHI(lH .,.,.,'" ••••• • H" o..~ .•.. OI'CI ••• DR'f SIGIW .IDW """ ."" • AIR DJn' ' " "' " .""." n••••.• " '" E1IDofC'rW: -~"" Starting Your Dryer Follow these basic steps to start your dryer. Please refer to AWARNING specific sections of this manual for more detailed information.
  • Page 20: 8Topping Your Dryer

    To use a Manual Cycle Loading • Select a Manual Cycle. Property loading your dryer can lower your utility bill and prolong • Press MORE TIME or LESS TIME until the desired drying the life of your gannents. !me is displayed. Tap MORE TIME or LESS TIME and the time will change by 1-minute intervals.
  • Page 21: 8Tatus Lights

    Cycles Status Ughts HlIow the progress of your dryer with the drying Status indicator Select the drying cycle that matches the type of load you are drying. See Auto Dry chart or Manual Preset Cycle Seltings chart. Ights DEUCATE MANUAL AlITa DRY WET.
  • Page 22: Options

    Auto Dry Preset Cycle settings Options ALIIO Dry Cycles You can customize your cycles by selecting options. Time. Temperature LoadType (MinLlles) . HEAVYDUTY High Heavyweight, towels BULKYIBEDDING Medium Jackets, comforters, pillows JEANS Medium High wmNIU GUAAO Denim jeans, jackets Damp Dry Signal NORMAL Medium Corduroys, wor\<...
  • Page 23: Changing Cycles, Options And Modifiers

    IWDry NOTE: When WRINKLE GUARD. IS selected and the End of Cycle Signal is on, a tone sounds every 5 minutes until the Use the Air Dry Modifier for Ilems thai requIre drying without heat clothes are removed, or WRINKLE GUARD" ends such as rubber, plastic and heat-sensitive fabrics.
  • Page 24: Dryer Care

    NOTE: Check the lint screen and remove any lint accumulated To clean Irom Items dried on the rack. 1. Pull the lint screen straight up. Roll lint off the screen with your fingers. Do not rinse or wash screen to remove lint. We Suggested Items for Rack Temperature...
  • Page 25: Cleaning The Dryer Interior

    Cleaning the Dryer Interior Moving care For power supply cord-eonnected dryers: To clean dryer drum Unplug the power supply cord. 1. Make a paste with powdered laundry detergent and very warm water. Make sure leveling legs are secure in dryer base. Apply paste to a soft cloth.
  • Page 26 • Is the dryer located in a room with temperature below <S'F (7"C)? Stains on load or color change Proper operation of dryer cycles requires temperatures above 45"1' (7"C). • Was dryer fabric sottener properly used? Add dryer fabric softener sheets at the beginning of the cycle •...

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How do you reset a Kenmore Elite dryer? ›

You can reset the electronic control board in your Kenmore Elite dryer by unplugging the power cord for 2 minutes and then plugging it back in to restore power and reboot the electronic control board. The dryer may start after resetting the control board.

What is the PF code on the Kenmore Elite he4? ›

PF is power failure error meaning electricity has been interrupted to the machine. An electrical interruption of any type can cause a PF error code. Try this: Press the Pause/Cancel/Stop button twice to clear the PF in the display.

Why is my Kenmore Elite dryer not heating? ›

The most common reasons your Kenmore Elite dryer is not heating are an open heating element, failed thermal cut-off fuse or a faulty thermal fuse.

Is a thermistor the same as a thermal fuse? ›

The PTC thermistor is rated for a maximum short circuit current at rated voltage. The rated voltage is the maximum current that the device can handle, but unlike a fuse, it will not interrupt the current flow. The temperature rating of the two devices differs.

What does PF mean on Kenmore? ›

The PF code means Power Failure, which means the control is saying its not being supplied with the proper voltage or there was a power failure while in operation. It sounds like you may have gotten the PF code after the power was killed to the machine.

What does HF mean on a Kenmore Elite? ›

The FH error code on your Kenmore Elite washing machine is an indicator that there is a problem with incoming water. When there is little water coming into the machine, the FH code will appear and the washer will stop.

What does PF stand for on stove? ›

The oven will display “PF” when it is powered up for the first time or has experienced a power failure. It can be cleared by pushing cancel or interacting with any button or knob. If a cooking function was in process, dispose of food; it might not be thoroughly cooked.

Is there a reset button for a Kenmore Elite dryer? ›

To reset a Kenmore dryer, unplug it or turn off power at the circuit breaker, wait 60 seconds for power to drain out, then power it up again.

What would cause a Kenmore dryer to not dry? ›

A clogged vent tube is one of the most common causes for a dryer not drying clothes. When the vent tube is clogged, air won't flow through the dryer. Warm moist air will stay in the dryer drum and clothes won't dry.

Why is my dryer only warm and not hot? ›

The most frequent reasons for a dryer not heating include a clogged vent, improper electric or gas supply, a dirty lint screen, uneven loads, or a poorly functioning washer.

Are there reset buttons on dryers? ›

Some dryer models may have a dedicated “Reset” button that allows you to reset the dryer to its factory settings. On an electric dryer, your “Reset” button may be located on the appliance's control panel with the other dryer options.

When I push the start button on my dryer nothing happens? ›

Common reasons a dryer won't turn on

Appliance is set to “Controls Locked” Tripped circuit breaker. Start button wasn't held down long enough. Dryer door not fully latched.

Why does my Kenmore Elite dryer keep stopping? ›

There are many common reasons why your dryer might stop before it has completed its cycle. Some of the common issues include a clogged exhaust vent causing overheating, a failing timer or push-to-start switch, or a damaged motor relay.

Why won't my Kenmore Elite dryer turn on? ›

The most common reasons your Kenmore Elite dryer is not turning on are a defective electronic control board, defective power supply board or an open heating element.


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