LG 4.2 Cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer (DLEC888W) User Manual – Page 29

Posted on 13 Aug, 2019
Manufacturer: LG
Category: Dryers
Product: LG 4.2 Cu.ft. Compact Electric Condensing Front Load Dryer (DLEC888W)
Pages: 69
File size: 5 MB

Troubleshooting Guide
roubleshooting Guide
4. Problem: There is lint on my clothes
What to Do
Is your lint filter full
Did you properly sort your load of
Do your clothes have excess static
Did you overload your dryer
Did you place any paper, tissue, or
other similar material in the load
Please refer to the manual section on cleaning the lint filter, and please confirm that
the lint filter is clean. It is important that the lint filter is clean before each new load of
In order to reduce the amount of lint in a load of laundry, sort lint producers (like a
fuzzy white cotton towel) separately from clothes that might catch lint (such as a pair
of black linen pants).
See comments below under item 5, There is static in my clothes after drying.
Divide your larger load into smaller loads.
Sometimes a person might forget to take a piece of paper or a tissue out of the pocket
of a pair of pants, and this paper, tissue, or similar material can cause excess lint in a
load of laundry. Confirm that the pockets of pants, shirts, and other articles of clothing
are empty before washing and drying.
5. Problem: There is static in my clothes after drying
What to Do
Did you use fabric softener
Did you over dry the load of laundry
Are you drying synthetic,
permanent press and blends
Try using a fabric softener to reduce static electricity.
Overdrying a load of laundry can cause a build up of static electricity. Try
using a fabric softener or adjust your settings and use a shorter drying time.
These materials can cause static to build up in a load of dried clothes. Try
using a fabric softener.
6. Problem: The drying time is not consistent
What to Do
Are you using consistent heat settings
and consistent load sizes
The drying time for a load will vary depending on several factors including, but not
limited to, the size of the load, the type of fabrics , the wetness of the clothes, the
condition of the lint filter and the rating of the power source (i.e. 208V will take
longer than 240V).