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Dryer Cycles

 Your dryer has a number of DRYING CYCLES that can be used to dry different types of garments:

All drying cycles default to the recommended options for that cycle based on the average expected load to be dried using that cycle. You can vary the options (eg DRYNESS LEVEL, DRYING TEMP) to create your desired cycle.

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Fig.48 Drying cycles DE7027P, DG7027P


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Fig.49 Drying cycles DE7027G, DG7027G
Some options are not available on some cycles, for clothes care reasons, or because the option is not appropriate for the cycle.

To change a drying cycle or options you have selected after a cycle has started, touch START/PAUSE and select your new cycle and or settings, then touch START/PAUSE again to resume the cycle with the new setting(s). Some options may not be available for selection under certain conditions and after particular stages of the cycle have passed.

Always follow manufacturer’s care label instructions when drying your garments. If you are unsure of the temperature to select for a load, it’s best to select a cycle with a lower rather than a higher temperature, eg the DELICATE or EASY IRON cycle instead of the REGULAR cycle.

When drying casual, everyday garments we recommend using the EASY IRON cycle (with DRY drying temp selected). If this cycle is not offered on your model of dryer, use the DELICATE cycle.

Not all cycles and options may be available on your model of dryer. Default cycle settings are shown.
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Regular
A high heat cycle for rapid drying of everyday cottons. This cycle is suitable for most garments labelled “Tumble Dry”.

Dryness Level Dry
Drying Temp High
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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Heavy
An extended, high heat cycle designed for heavy fabrics and denims to ensure thick and bulky seams are thoroughly dried.

Dryness Level Dry
Drying Temp High
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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Extra care for delicate, heat sensitive items or fabrics recommending low heat. Also recommended for casual garments.
Dryness Level Dry
Drying Temp Low
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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An extended cycle with periods of no heating, reducing overall energy consumption.
Dryness Level Dry
Drying Temp Low
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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A medium heat cycle with WRINKLE FREE option, for extra care and to minimize wrinkles forming. Ideal for any garments that you may wish to wear immediately (eg casual items).
Dryness Level Damp Dry
Drying Temp Medium
Wrinkle Free On

Fasten buttons before placing shirts in the dryer.

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A specialized cycle to care for bulky items, eg blankets, jackets, comforters.
Dryness Level Dry
Drying Temp Medium
Wrinkle Free Off

The BULKY cycle takes special care of bulky items. Bulky garments and bedding dry most effectively when they can move freely. Ensure that there is sufficient room in the drum for the load to move during drying.

For all bulky items:

  • It is important that you check the care label of any item carefully, to ensure it is suitable for tumble-drying, before placing it into the dryer.
  • Check bulky items during the cycle to ensure even drying. Reposition if necessary. For items containing down or feathers, place a damp towel tied in a knot in the dryer along with the item to help fluff the feathers.

When drying a single bulky item or blanket include 4 – 5 medium sized towels to provide cushioning. This will help to keep the item moving throughout the cycle.

Dry bulky items thoroughly to prevent mildew from forming.
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A high temperature cycle to eliminate dust, mites and bacteria.
Dryness Level Extra Dry
Drying Temp High
Wrinkle Free Off
The ALLERGY cycle is not recommended for garments prone to shrinkage or susceptible to heat damage (eg synthetics). Check the garments care label.
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For clothes that you only want dried for a specific time period. A high heat cycle where the time can be adjusted using the MORE Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 3.47.34 PM.png (and where available) LESS Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 3.48.39 PM.png buttons.
Dryness Level n/a*
Drying Temp High
Wrinkle Free Off
The dryer dries for the selected time regardless of the level of moisture in your clothes. It is important to check your items throughout a TIME DRY cycle to avoid over-drying. The time includes a 5 minute cool down period at the end of the cycle.

We recommend that you dry your clothes for a slightly shorter time than you think they need, or check on them regularly (to avoid over-drying).

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Specifically for use with the drying rack so you can dry items flat without them tumbling. eg shoes, hats, delicate jerseys. A 40 minute cycle with medium heat. Cycle time can be adjusted using the MORE Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 3.47.34 PM.png and LESS Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 3.48.39 PM.png buttons.
Dryness Level n/a*
Drying Temp Medium
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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A cool, 40 min cycle for drying items with no heat. Ideal for airing clean clothes or those that have been stored. Cycle time can be adjusted using the MORE Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 3.47.34 PM.png (and where available) LESS Screen Shot 2018-01-10 at 3.48.39 PM.png buttons.
Dryness Level n/a*
Drying Temp No Heat
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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A cycle with a short burst of heat and steam followed by a fixed period of air dry (no heat). Designed for larger loads of wrinkled garments and to freshen items that have been stored. Recommended for 7 – 13 garments. Not intended for use with towels, heat sensitive, delicate or bulky items.
Dryness Level n/a*
Drying Temp High, followed by no heat
Wrinkle Free Off

 

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A cycle with a short burst of heat and steam followed by a fixed period of air dry (no heat). Designed for 3 – 5 garments or items that are wrinkled or to freshen items that have been stored. Not intended for use with towels, heat sensitive, delicate or bulky items.
Dryness Level n/a*
Drying Temp High, followed by no heat
Wrinkle Free Off

* Dryness level is an option available on automatic sensing cycles only. On manually timed or pre-programed cycles dryness will vary depending on the load and its initial moisture content.

If items are still damp at the end of a steam cycle, select the AIR DRY cycle to finish drying the items. To freshen towels, heat sensitive, delicate or bulky items, use the AIR DRY cycle only.
  • Ensure the water supply to the dryer is connected and turned on before using the AEROSTEAM or AEROSTEAM PLUS cycles.

  • DO NOT start an AEROSTEAM or AEROSTEAM PLUS cycle if there is no load in the drum. Make sure you have loaded the dryer before starting an AEROSTEAM or AEROSTEAM PLUS cycle.

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