Zanussi ZTE 170 manual

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  • Brand: Zanussi
  • Product: Dryer
  • Model/name: ZTE 170
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, English, German, French

Table of Contents

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The symbols you will see on some paragraphs of this booklet have the following meaning:
The warning triangle emphasize information that is particularly important for your safety or
correct functioning of the appliance.
The information marked with this symbol provides additional instructions and practical tips
on the use ofthe appliance.
Tips and information about economical and ecological use of the machine are marked with
this symbol.
Important safety information . . . . . . . . . . 3
Description of the appliance . . . . . . . . . . 5
The control panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Drying programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
First Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Useful hints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Daily Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Something not working . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Consumption values . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Disposal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
Adjusting the level of conductivity . . . . . 22
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Guarantee/Customer Service . . . . . . . . 25
Thank you for selecting our appliance
We wish you lots of enjoyment with your new appliance and we hope that you will consider our
brand again when purchasing household appliances.
Please read this user manual carefully and keep it throughout the product life cycle as a refer-
ence document. The user manual should be passed on to any future owner of the appliance.
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Important safety information
In the interest of your safety and to ensure the correct use, before installing and first using
the appliance, read this user manual carefully, including its hints and warnings. To avoid
unnecessary mistakes and accidents, it is important to ensure that all people using the
appliance are thoroughly familiar with its operation and safety features. Save these
instructions and make sure that they remain with the appliance if it is moved or sold, so that
everyone using it through its life will be properly informed on appliance use and safety.
General safety
• It is daplangerous to alter the specifications or
attempt to modify this product in any way.
• Make sure that small pets do not climb into the
drum. To avoid this, please check inside the
drum before using.
• Any objects such as coins, safety pins, nails,
screws, stones or any other hard, sharp mate-
rial can cause extensive damage and must not
be placed inside the machine.
• As some bulky items such as duvets and
eiderdowns should be dried in large commer-
cial machines because of their bulk, check
with the manufacturer of the item if it is suit-
able for drying in a domestic machine, even if
the dry weight of the item is within the limit
• In order to avoid danger of fires caused by
excessive drying, do not use appliance to dry
the following items: Cushions, quilts and the
like (these items accumulate heat). Items con-
taining rubber foam or materials similar to rub-
ber foam.
• Always unplug the appliance after use, clean
and maintenance.
• Under no circumstances should you attempt to
repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried
out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your
local Service Centre. Always insist on genuine
spare parts.
• Danger of explosion: Never tumble dry items
that have been in contact with inflammable
solvents (petrol, methylated spirits, dry clean-
ing fluid and the like). As these substance are
volatile, they could cause an explosion. Only
tumble dry items washed with water.
• Risk of fire: items that have been spotted or
soaked with vegetable or cooking oil constitute
a fire hazard and should not be placed in the
tumble dryer.
• If you have washed your laundry with stain
remover you must execute an extra rinse cycle
before loading your tumble dryer.
• Please make sure that no gas lighters or
matches have accidentally been left in pockets
of garments to be loaded into appliance.
Never stop a tumble dry before the end of the
drying cycle unless all items are quickly
removed and spread out so that the heat is
• This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken
when moving it.
• When unpacking the appliance, check that it is
not damaged. If in doubt, do not use it and
contact the Service Centre.
• All packing and transit bolts must be removed
before use. Serious damage can occur to the
product and to property if this is not adhered
to. See relevant section in the user manual.
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• The final part of a tumble dryer cycle occurs
without heat ( cool down cycle ) to ensure that
the items are left at a temperature that
ensures that items will not be damaged.
• Any electrical work required to install this appli-
ance should be carried out by a qualified elec-
trician or competent person.
• Care must be taken to ensure that the appli-
ance does not stand on the electrical supply
• If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor,
please adjust the feet in order to allow air to
circulate freely
• After having installed the appliance, check that
it is not pressing or standing on its electrical
supply cable, inlet hose and drain hose.
• If the tumble dryer is placed on top of a wash-
ing machine, it is compulsory to use the stack-
ing kit (optional accessory).
• This appliance is designed for domestic use. It
must not be used for purposes other than
those for which it was designed.
• Only wash fabrics which are designed to be
machine dried. Follow the instructions on each
garment label.
• Fabric softeners, or similar products, should be
used as specified by the fabric softener
• Do not overload the appliance. See the rele-
vant section in the user manual.
• Clothes which are dripping wet should not be
placed in the dryer.
• Garments which have been in contact with
volatile petroleum products should not be
machine dried. If volatile cleaning fluids are
used, care should be taken to ensure that the
fluid is removed from the garment before plac-
ing in the machine.
• Never pull the power supply cable to remove
the plug from the socket; always take hold of
the plug itself.
• Never use the tumble dryer if the power supply
cable, the control panel, the working surface or
the base are damaged so that the inside of the
tumble dryer is accessible.
Child safety
• This machine is not intended for use by young
children or infirm persons without supervision.
• Young children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
• The packaging components (e.g. plastic film,
polystyrene) can be dangerous to children -
danger of suffocation! Keep them out of chil-
dren’s reach
• Keep all detergents in a safe place out of chil-
dren’s reach.
• Make sure that children or pets do not climb
into the drum.
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Description of the appliance
1 Control panel
2 Fluff filters
3 Rating Plate
4 Condenser Unit
5 Water reservoir
6 Adjustable feet
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The control panel
Indicator lights
• Drying
• End of programme
• Condenser cleaning
• Filter cleaning light
• Water reservoir fullt
Low temperature button Pressing this button allows drying to be performed at a lower
temperature, for delicate items.
Long -Anti Crease button The drying cycle is automatically followed by a anti-crease
phase which lasts around 90 minutes.
selector dial
Allows you to select electronically controlled or time controlled
drying. Turn the dial to the required programme or time.
Start/Pause button
Press this button to start the dryer after having selected the pro-
gramme and the options.
Delayed Start button This button allows you to delay the starting of the programme by
3, 6 or 9 hours.
selector dial
Low temperature
Long -Anti Crease
Buzzer button
Indicator lights
Buzzer button When the drying cycle has finished, an intermittent audible sig-
nal will sound.
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Type of
Options Description of programme
Extra Cotton
and linen
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Drying thick or multi-layered textiles, e.g. terry
towelling items
Strong Cotton
and linen
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Drying thick textiles, e.g. terry towelling items,
and linen
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Drying textiles of even thicknesses, e.g. terry
towelling items, knitted items, towels.
Damp Cotton
and linen
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
For thin textiles which are still to be ironed, e.g.
knitted items, cotton shirts.
Iron Cotton
and linen
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
For cotton or linen laundry which are still to be put
through a machine, e.g. bedding, table linen.
Extra Synthetics
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Drying thick or multi-layered textiles, e.g. pullovers,
bedding, table linen.
Cupboard Synthetics
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
For thin textiles which are not ironed, e.g. easy
care shirts, table linen, baby’s clothes, socks,
Iron Synthetics
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
For thin textiles which are still to be ironed, e.g.
knitted items, cotton shirts.
Drying programmes
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Type of
Options Description of programme
Time Synthetics
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Drying thick or multi-layered textiles, e.g. terry
towelling items. For drying individual items of
laundry or for small volumes of less than 1kg.
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Special programme for cotton and easy care, which
can dry together at the same time.
Baby Jumpers
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Baby cycle is a special programme for jumpers
to be dried “ready to wear”.
Jeans Cotton
• Delicate
• Delay
• Alarme
• Long-Anticrease
Special programme for leisure clothing, such as
jeans, sweat-shirts, etc., of different material
thicknesses (e.g. at the cuffs and seams).
and linen
• Alarme
Special programme, lasting around 10 minutes, for
refreshing or gently cleaning textiles with
commercially available dry cleaning sets. (Only
use those products which are declared as suitable
for the drier by the manufacturer; please observe
the manufacturer’s instructions for use.)
Drying programmes
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Before loading the laundry
Never tumble dry the following: Particularly
delicate items such as net curtains, woollen,
silk, fabrics with metal trim, nylon tights,
bulky materials such as anoraks, blankets,
eiderdowns, sleeping bags, feather quilts
and any items containing rubber foam or
materials similar to rubber foam.
• Always follow the instructions on garment
may be tumble dried
normal drying (high temperature)
delicate drying (low temperature)
do not tumble dry
• Close pillowcases and covers with fasteners
to prevent small laundry items getting tan-
gled inside them. Close press studs, zips
and hooks and tie belts and apron strings.
• Sort laundry according to type and degree
on drying required.
• Do not over-dry laundry, this avoids creas-
ing and saves energy.
• Avoid drying dark clothes with light coloured
fluffy items such as towels as they could
attract the fluff.
• The laundry must be thoroughly spun
before tumble drying.
• Easy-care items, too, e.g. shirts, should be
briefly pre-spun before drying (depending
on crease resistance approx. 30 seconds or
using the special brief spin programme on
your washing machine).
• Knitted textiles (knitted underwear) may
shrink a little during drying. Please do not
overdry items of this type. It is advisable to
allow for shrinkage when choosing the size
of new purchases.
• You can also put starched items into your
dryer. However, to achieve the desired
starched effect, choose the programme
“iron dry”. To remove any starch residues,
wipe out the internal drum after drying with
a moist cloth and then rub it dry.
• To avoid a static charge when drying is
completed, use either a fabric softener
when you are washing the laundry or a fab-
ric conditioner specifically for tumble dryers.
• Remove the laundry when the dryer has fin-
ished drying.
• If individual items are still damp after drying,
set a brief post-drying time, but at least 30
minutes. This will be necessary particularly
for multilayered items (e.g. collars, pockets,
Before the first use
Ensure that the electrical connections comply with the installation instructions.
• Remove the polystryrene block and any material from the drum.
• Before using your tumble dryer for the first time, we recommend that you place a few damp
cloths inside the appliance and dry for 30 minutes.
There may be dust inside a brand new tumble dryer.
Drying hints
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Make sure that no metal objects are left in
the laundry (e.g. hair clips, safety pins,
Button up pillowcases, close zip fasteners,
hooks and poppers. Tie any belts or long
To avoid laundry becoming tangled: close
zips, button up duvet covers and tie loose
ties or ribbons (e.g. of aprons). Turn items
with double-layered fabrics inside out (e.g.
with cotton lined anoraks, the cotton layer
should be outermost). These fabrics will
then dry better.
Maximum loads
Recommended loads are indicated in the pro-
gramme charts.
General rules:
Cotton, linen: drum full but not too tightly
Synthetics: drum no more than half full;
Delicate fabrics and woollens: drum no
more than one third full.
Try to load to the maximum capacity of the
machine as small loads are uneconomical.
Laundry weights
The following weights are indicative:
bathrobe 1200 g
napkin 100 g
quilt cover 700 g
sheet 500 g
pillow case 200 g
tablecloth 250 g
towelling towel 200 g
tea cloth 100 g
night dress 200 g
ladies’ briefs 100 g
man’s work shirt 600 g
man’s shirt 200 g
man’s pyjamas 500 g
blouse 100 g
men’s underpants 100 g
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Load the laundry
Connect the appli-
ance. Open the door
(see picture).
Place the laundry in
the drum, one item at
a time, shaking them
out as much as possi-
ble. Close the door.
Please check the
laundry does not get
caught between the
door and filter.
Select the required
Turn the programme
selector dial to the
required programme.
The light Start/Pause
starts to flash.
The selector dial is
divided into following
• Cottons
• Synthetics
• Special
Allows you to select
electronically con-
trolled or time con-
trolled drying. Turn
the dial to the
required programme
or time.
Electronically con-
trolled drying (auto-
The appliance runs
these programmes
with the help of
probes which detect
the degree of damp-
ness of the laundry.
Simply select the pro-
gramme according to
the type of laundry
and degree of drying
The selector dial can
be turned either clock-
wise or anticlockwise.
The lights Drying,
Cooling and
End/Anticrease come
At the end of the
programme the
selector dial must
be turned to posi-
tion O, to switch the
machine off.
If you turn the pro-
gramme selector dial
to another programme
when the machine is
working, the lights of
the programme
progress display start
to flash. The machine
will not perform the
new selected pro-
Option buttons
Depending on the
programme, different
functions can be com-
bined. These must be
selected after choos-
ing the desired pro-
gramme and before
depressing the
Start/Pause button.
When these buttons
are pressed, the cor-
responding pilot lights
come on. When they
are pressed again,
the pilot lights go out.
Pressing this button
allows drying to be
performed at a lower
temperature, for deli-
cate items.
The corresponding
pilot light comes on.
This option can also
be used for time con-
trolled drying.
DELICATE is only
suitable for use with
loads of up to 3kg!
When the programme
has finished the pilot
lights End is on.
The drying cycle is
automatically followed
by an anti-crease
phase which lasts
around 90 minutes.
Daily Use
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When the drying cycle
has finished, an inter-
mittent audible signal
will sound.
By depressing this
button the acoustic
signal is switched off
in the following cases:
• when selecting
the programme
• when depressing
the buttons
• when the pro-
gramme selector
dial is turned to
another position
during the pro-
gramme or when
you depress an
option button dur-
ing the cycle
• at the end of the
The corresponding
light comes on.
Press this button to
start the dryer after
having selected the
programme and the
options. The relevant
light will stop flashing.
If the programme
selector dial is turned
to another position,
when the machine is
running, the buzzer
will sound and the
programme phase
indicator lights will
flash. The drum turns
alternately in both
directions during dry-
All drying pro-
grammes end with a
10 minute cooling
phase (light Cooling is
on). You may remove
the laundry after this
The display will show
the symbol Long
Anticrease , and
illuminate and the
buzzer sounds.
If the door of the
appliance or the small
door at the bottom is
opened while the pro-
gramme is running,
this button must be
pressed again after
closing the door in
order to restart the
programme from the
point at which it was
interrupted. This but-
ton must be
depressed also after a
power failure and
after having reinserted
the water reservoir, if
it has been emptied in
the middle of a pro-
gramme after lighting
up of light .
In both cases the light
of the Start/Pause
button flashes to
remind you that the
start button needs to
be pressed again.
Delay Start
This button allows you
to delay the starting of
the programme by 3,
6 or 9 hours.
Press the button until
the light relevant to
the desired delay
lights up. This option
must be selected after
having selected the
programme and
before 3 6 9 pressing
start the programme.
The machine begins
the countdown, which
is shown by the pilot
lights. For example, if
you have chosen a 9-
hour delay (pilot light
9h lit), after 3 hours,
9h goes out and 6h
lights up; after 3 more
hours, 6h goes out
and 3h lights up.
When the 9 hours are
over (pilot light 3h off),
the drying cycle
begins. During the
delayed start period, it
is not possible to
change the pro-
gramme or the select-
ed delay. If you wish
to do so, you must
first cancel everything
by rotating the pro-
gramme selector dial
to position “O”.
Select the new pro-
gramme, the options
and the delayed start,
then press
you wish to change
only the options, this
can be done on condi-
tion that the new
option(s) is(are) com-
patible with the pro-
gramme. Set the
machine to PAUSE by
depressing the rele-
vant button, select the
new option(s) and
If you wish to add
some laundry while
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the machine is per-
forming the count-
down, after having
done so and having
closed the door, press
again, in order to
allow the machine to
complete the remain-
ing countdown time.
Indicator lights
These lights indicate
the following func-
• Drying light
This light indicates
that the appliance
is in the drying
• End of pro-
gramme light
This light is on at
the end of the
cooling phase,
during the anti-
creasing phase
and at the end of
the programme.
• Water reservoir
full light
This light indicates
that the appliance
is in the drying
This light comes
on at the end of
the programme to
remind you that
the water reser-
voir must be emp-
tied out. If this
light illuminates
during a pro-
gramme this
means that the
water reservoir is
full. The buzzer
sounds, the pro-
gramme stops,
the light of the
button flashes.
This light comes
on also when the
water reservoir is
not inserted cor-
• Filter cleaning
This light illumi-
nates at the end
of the programme
to remind you that
the filters must be
• Condenser
It comes on every
80 cycles to
remind you that
the condenser
must be cleaned.
Cancelling a
Turn the selector dial
to “O” to cancel a pro-
gramme which is run-
ning. Now you can
select a new pro-
At the end of the
If the laundry is not
removed at the end of
the cycle, the dryer
performs an anti-
creasing phase (dura-
tion: 30 minutes maxi-
If you do not remove
the laundry, the dryer
will stop automatically
at the end of the anti-
creasing phase.
Lights End/Anticrease
, and remain lit
and the buzzer
sounds for 2 minutes.
Turn the programme
selector dial to “O” to
switch the machine
off. Remove the laun-
dry from the drum and
carefully check that
the drum is empty.
If you do not intend to
carry out another
wash, close the water
tap. Leave the door
open to prevent the
formation of mildew
and unpleasant
Turn the programme
selector dial to “O”; all
the lights go out. The
appliance is switched
Remove the laundry.
If you open and then
close the door before
turning the selector
dial to “O” all the
lights corresponding
to the phases making
up the performed pro-
gramme come on.
After each use
• Clean the filters.
• Empty the water
If the drying pro-
gramme has to be
stopped before it
reaches the end, we
recommend that you
turn the programme
selector dial to posi-
tion Cooling and
wait until the end of
this cooling phase
before removing the
laundry. This will
avoid a build-up of
heat inside the appli-
ance.To do this first
turn the dial to “O”
and then to Cooling
and depress Start but-
the programme
To change a pro-
gramme which is run-
ning, first cancel it by
turning the pro-
gramme selector dial
to “O”. Select the new
programme and press
the Start button.
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You must DISCONNECT the appliance from the
electricity supply, before you can carry out any
cleaning or maintenance work.
External cleaning
Use only soap and water and then dry
Important: do not use methylated spirit, diluents
or similar products.
Cleaning the door
Clean periodically the interior part of the door to
remove any fluff from the seals around the filter.
Accurate cleaning ensures correct drying.
Cleaning the filters
Your dryer will only function well if the filters are
The filters collect all the fluff which accumulates
during drying and they must therefore be cleaned
at the end of each programme, before removing
the laundry, with a damp cloth. The light is on to
remind you this operation.
The filter in the inner door must be removed for
Do not be alarmed by the amount of fluff. It is not
due to excessive wear caused by the dryer.
All fabric loses fluff when drying but it goes un-
noticed in the air. In a tumble dryer it simply
collects in the filter.
After a while, a whitish patina due to detergent
residue on laundry forms on the filters. When this
occurs, clean the filters with warm water using a
brush. Remove the filter in the door opening as
per picture (it can be positioned with the tooth
facing to the left or to the right).
kg 5
kg 2,5
800 / 900
70' - 90'
35' - 50'
1000 / 1200
65' - 85'
30' - 45'
800 / 900
80' - 100'
55' - 70'
1000 / 1200
75' - 95'
50' - 65'
50' - 60'
30' - 35'
kg 2,5
kg 1
kg 5
kg 2,5
800 / 900
70' - 90'
35' - 50'
1000 / 1200
65' - 85'
30' - 45'
800 / 900
80' - 100'
55' - 70'
1000 / 1200
75' - 95'
50' - 65'
50' - 60'
30' - 35'
kg 2,5
kg 1
kg 5
kg 2,5
800 / 900
70' - 90'
35' - 50'
1000 / 1200
65' - 85'
30' - 45'
800 / 900
80' - 100'
55' - 70'
1000 / 1200
75' - 95'
50' - 65'
50' - 60'
30' - 35'
kg 2,5
kg 1
Care and cleaning
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Do not use the appliance without filters.
Cleaning the condenser unit
Clean the condenser when light comes on.
The condenser is situated at the lower part of the
cabinet behind a small door. To open the door,
push the catch as per picture.
During the drying cycle or at the end, it is normal
for water to be present on the surface of the
condenser insertion.
To pull out the condenser, first turn the two red
stops downwards and then remove the
condenser unit holding it at the handle.
Clean it with a brush and rinse it under the
shower if necessary. Also clean the outside,
removing all fluff.
Clean the rubber seal round the condenser cab-
inet and in the inner part of the small door with
a damp cloth.
Do not use pointed objects or utensils to clean
the spaces between the plates, as this could
damage the condenser and make it permeable.
Re-fit the condenser, turn the red stops upwards
and close the door.
Do not use this appliance if the condenser has
not been fitted.
Emptying the water reservoir
Water extracted from the laundry condenses
inside the machine and is collected in a reservoir.
The reservoir must be emptied after each drying
cycle to ensure efficient operation when the
machine is next used. The pilot light reminds
you this operation.
Proceed as follows:
• Open the small door at the lower part of the
• Turn the yellow stop upwards
• Pull out the reservoir
• Open the small cover and let water flow
• Close the small cover and re-insert correctly
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the reservoir
• Push it until it clicks and turn the yellow
stop downwards to firmly lock it.
• Close the small door and press the
START/PAUSE button again to allow
the programme to continue.
The reservoir must be re-inserted
If this is not done the pilot light comes on
during next drying and the programme stops,
leaving the laundry damp. The buzzer will sound
for 1 minute.
After emptying and inserting the reservoir the
START/PAUSE button has to be depressed
again to allow the programme to continue.
Handy tip: The condensed water may be used in
a steam iron or to top up a battery, etc. In this
case it must be filtered (e.g. through a coffee
Cleaning the air intake grille
Using a vacuum cleaner remove the fluff from the
air intake grille at the back of the appliance.
Cleaning the drum
When your laundry does not reach the desired
degree of dryness, in other words, when it turns
out either too dry or too damp, we advise you to
clean the inside of the drum with a cloth soaked
with vinegar.
This will eliminate the slight patina that has
formed in the drum (due to residues of detergent
and softeners used in the washing, and to the
lime contained in the water), which prevents the
probes from detecting the correct degree of
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Something not working
Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily
without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Service Centre, please carry out the
checks listed below.
During machine operation it is possible that the red Start/Pause pilot light flashes to indicate that
the machine is not working.
Once the problem has been eliminated, press the Start/Pause button to restart the programme. If
after all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
Malfunction Possible cause Solution
Dryer does not work.
• Mains plug is not plugged in
or fuse is not working correct-
• Loading door is open.
• Have you pressed the
• Plug in at mains socket.
Check fuse in fuse box
(domestic installation).
• Close loading door.
• Press the START/PAUSE
button again.
Drying results
• Wrong programme selected.
• Lint filter clogged.
• Heat exchanger clogged with
• Incorrect volume of laundry.
• Ventilation slots in base area
covered up.
• Residue on inside surface of
drum or drum ribs.
• Conductance of water at
installation site differs from
standard setting of machine.
• Select a different programme
the next time you dry (see
“Overview of programmes”
• Clean lint filter.
• Clean heat exchanger.
• Observe recommended load-
ing volumes.
• Uncover ventilation slots in
base area.
• Clean inside surface of drum
and drum ribs
• Re-programme standard set-
ting for degree of drying (see
‘Programming options’ sec-
Loading door does not
• Fine strainer not in place
and/or large mesh filter not
locked in place.
• Install fine strainer and/or
snap large mesh filter into
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If you are unable to identify or solve the
problem, contact our service centre. Before
telephoning, make a note of the model, serial
number and purchase date of your machine: the
Service Centre will require this information.
If you call out an engineer to a fault listed below,
or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or
installation, a charge will be made even if the
appliance is under guarantee.
Malfunction Possible cause Solution
When pressing a button,
the corresponding button
flashes several times.
• Washing protection. After
the start of the programme,
the option can no longer be
• Turn the programme knob to
“0” Set the programme again
Drying cycle ends shortly
after programme starts.
END light illuminated.
• Not enough washing loaded
or washing loaded is too dry
for selected programme.
• Select time programme or
higher drying level (e.g.
EXTRA DRY instead of
Programme inactive, Water
reservoir full light
• Condensate tank is full.
• Empty condensate tank, then
start programme with
Drying cycle lasts an
unusually long time.
Note: After around 5 hours
the drying cycle ends
automatically (see „Drying
cycle complete“)
• Lint filter clogged.
• Heat exchanger clogged
with lint.
• DELICATE button pressed
and load volume too big.
• Load volume too big.
• Laundry insufficiently
• Clean lint filter
• Clean heat exchanger.
• DELICATE is only suitable for
use with loads of up to 3 kg!
• Reduce load volume.
• Laundry must be adequately
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Technical data
This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives:
– 73/23/EEC dated 19.02.1973 Low Voltage Directive
– 89/336/EEC dated 03.05.1989 EMC Directive inclusive of Amending Directive
– 93/68/EEC dated 22.07.1993 CE Marking Directive
Technical data
60 cm
85 cm
58 cm
Electrical connection
Voltage - Overall power -
Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating plate
on the inner edge of the appliance door
Depth with loading door
109 cm
Maximum Load
6 kg
3 kg
+ 5°C + 35°C
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The consumption values have been established
under standard conditions. They may deviate
when the machine is operated in domestic
Max load:
Cottons load: 6 kg
Synthetics load: 3 kg
Consumption values (*)
(in minutes)
(in kWh)
per minute
Cottons Cupboard 1)
110 3,7 1000
Cottons Cupboard 1)
95 3,1 1400
Synthetics Cupboard 2)
46 1,40 1200
Consumption values
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Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol are
This means that they can be recycled by dispos-
ing of them properly in appropriate collection con-
Use authorised disposal sites for your old appli-
ance. Help to keep your country tidy!
Old appliance
The symbol on the product or on its
packaging indicates that this product may not be
treated as household waste. Instead it should be
taken to the appropriate collection point for the
recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly,
you will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and human
health, which could otherwise be caused by in
appropriate waste handling of this product.For
more detailed information about recycling of this
product, please contact your local council, your
household waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
Tips for environmental protection
To save energy and to help protect the
environment, we recommend that you follow
these hints:
• Try to load the maximum capacity of the
machine as small loads are uneconomical.
• Always load well spun laundry. The higher
the spin speed, the lower the electricity con-
sumption and the shorter the drying times.
• Do not over-dry laundry, this avoids creas-
ing and saves energy. Select the drying pro-
gramme according to the type of laundry
and the required degree of dryness.
• To utilize the maximum load, laundry which
is to be dried ready to put away (store dry)
can be dried together with items to be
ironed. To do this, select the programme for
iron-dry, remove the iron-dry items at the
end of the programme and then finish-dry
the rest of the load.
• Clean the filters regularly to avoid excessive
drying times and high electricity consump-
• Ventilate the room well. The room tempera-
ture should not exceed +35°C during dry-
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Adjusting the level of conductivity
Water contains, a variable quantity of limestone
and mineral salts of which quantities vary
according to geographical locations thus varying
its conductivity values.
Relevant variations of the conductivity of the
water compared to those prefixed by the factory
could slightly influence the residual humidity of
the laundry at the end of the cycle.
Your dryer allows you to regulate the sensitivity of
the drying sensor based on conductivity values of
the water by using the following procedure.
To access adjustment mode:
Turn the programme selector dial to switch on the
appliance. In selection mode, press
simultaneously the buttons 2 and 4. Press the
buttons down until the pilot lights above each one
begin to flash and one of the pilot lights indicating
the drying phase lights , , remains lit
Adjusting the level of conductivity:
Press the button Start/Pause sequentially: the
level of conductivity is indicated by the lighting of
the horizontal hyphens.
Normally, the appliance is factory-set to the
highest level; however, certain models may
be configured differently.
Memorizing the new setting:
Simultaneously press the buttons 2 and 4. Press
the buttons down until the pilot lights above each
ones stop flashing and the buzzer sounds.
1 2 3 4
1 2 3 4
Display Conductivity
value (μS/cm)
Low < 300
Medium 300 - 600
High > 600
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Slide out the polythene bag with the polystyrene
stuffing before using the appliance Pull off
adhesive strips from inside machine on top of
Should the appliance be moved, it must be
transported vertically.
The appliance must not be installed behind a
lockable door, a sliding door or a door with a
hinge on the opposite side to that of the
It is recommended that, for your convenience, the
machine is positioned close to your washing
The tumble dryer must be installed in a clean
place, where dirt does not build up.
Air must be able to circulate freely all round the
appliance. Do not obstruct the front ventilation
grille or the air intake grilles at the back of the
To keep vibration and noise to a minimum when
the dryer is in use, it should be placed on a firm,
level surface.
Once in its permanent operating position, check
that the dryer is absolutely level with the aid of a
spirit level. If it is not, raise or lower the feet until it
The feet must never be removed. Do not restrict
the floor clearance through deeppile carpets,
strips of wood or similar. This might cause heat
build-up which would interfere with the operation
of the appliance.
The hot air emitted by the tumble dryer can reach
temperatures of up to 60°C. The appliance must
therefore not be installed on floors which are not
resistant to high temperatures. When operating
the tumble dryer, the room temperature must not
be lower than +5°C and higher than +35°C, as it
may affect the performance of the appliance.
Stacking kit
A special stacking kit is available through your
dealer, to enable the mounting of the dyer on top
of a front loading washing machine with cover’s
depth between 48 and 60 cm.
Read carefully the instructions supplied with the
Door reversal
To make it easier to load or unload the laundry
the door can be reversed.
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Reversing the door is not possible if after this
operation the appliance result installed behind a
door with a hinge on the opposite side to that of
the appliance.
This operation must be carried out by qualified
personnel. Please contact the nearest Service
Electrical connection
This machine is designed to operate on a 230 V,
single-phase, 50 Hz supply. Check that your
domestic electrical installation can take the
maximum load required (2.35 kW), also taking
into account any other appliances in use.
Connect the machine to an earthed socket, in
accordance with current wiring regulations.
The manufacturer declines any responsibility
for damage or injury through failure to
comply with the above safety precaution.
Should the appliance power supply cable
need to be replaced, this must be carried out
by our Service Centre.
The power supply cable must be accessible
after installing the machine..
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Our appliances are produced with the great-
est of care. However, a defect may still occur.
Our consumer services department will repair
this upon request, either during or after the
guarantee period. The service life of the
appliance will not, however, be reduced as a
This declaration of guarantee terms is based
on European Union Directive 99/44/EC and
the provisions of the Civil Code. The statutory
rights that the consumer has under this legis-
lation are not affected by this declaration of
guarantee terms. This declaration does not
affect the vendor's statutory warranty to the
end user. The appliance is guaranteed within
the context of and in adherence with the fol-
lowing terms:
1.In accordance with provisions laid down in
paragraphs 2 to 15, we will remedy free of
charge any defect that occurs within 24
months from the date the appliance is deliv-
ered to the first end user. These guarantee
terms do not apply in the event of use for
professional or equivalent purposes.
2.Performing the guarantee means that the
appliance is returned to the condition it was
in before the defect occurred. Defective
parts are replaced or repaired. Parts
replaced free of charge become our proper-
3.So as to avoid more severe damage, the
defect must be brought to our attention
4.Applying the guarantee is subject to the
consumer providing proof of purchase
showing the purchase and/or delivery date.
5.The guarantee will not apply if damage
caused to delicate parts, such as glass (vit-
reous ceramic), synthetic materials and rub-
ber, is the result of inappropriate use.
6.The guarantee cannot be called on for
minor faults that do not affect the value or
the overall reliability of the appliance.
7. The statutory warranty does not apply
when defects are caused by:
–a chemical or electrochemical reaction
caused by water,
–abnormal environmental conditions in
– unsuitable operating conditions,
– contact with harsh substances.
8. The guarantee does not apply to defects
due to transport which have occurred out-
side of our responsibility. Nor will the guar-
antee cover those caused by inadequate
installation or assembly, lack of mainte-
nance or failure to respect the assembly
instructions or directions for use.
9. Defects that result from repairs or meas-
ures carried out by people who are not
qualified or expert or defects that result
from the addition of non-original acces-
sories or spare parts are not covered by the
10.Appliances that are easy to transport may
be delivered or sent to the consumer serv-
ices department. Home repairs are only
anticipated for bulky appliances or built-in
11.If the appliances are built-in, built-under,
fixed or suspended in such a way that
removing and replacing them in the place
where they are fitted takes more than half
Guarantee/Customer Service
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an hour, the costs that result therefrom will
be charged for. Connected damage caused
by these removal and replacement opera-
tions will be the responsibility of the user.
12. If, during the guarantee period, repairing
the same defect repeatedly is not conclu-
sive, or if the repair costs are considered
disproportionate, in agreement with the con-
sumer, the defective appliance may be
replaced with another appliance of the
same value.
In this event, we reserve the right to ask for
a financial contribution calculated according
to the length of time it has been used.
13.A repair under guarantee does not mean
that the normal guarantee period will be
extended nor that a new guarantee period
14.We give a twelve month guarantee for
repairs, limited to the same defect.
15.Except in the event where liability is legal-
ly imposed, this declaration of guarantee
terms excludes any compensation for dam-
age outside the appliance for which the
consumer wishes to assert his rights. In the
event of legally admitted liability, compensa-
tion will not exceed the purchase price paid
for the appliance.
These guarantee terms are only valid for
appliances purchased and used in Belgium. For
exported appliances, the user must first make
sure that they satisfy the technical conditions
(e.g.: voltage, frequency, installation instructions,
type of gas, etc.) for the country concerned and
that they can withstand the local climatic and
environmental conditions. For appliances
purchased abroad, the user must first ensure that
they meet the qualifications required in Belgium.
Non-essential or requested adjustments are not
covered by the guarantee and are not possible in
all cases. Our consumer services department is
always at your disposal, even after the guarantee
period has expired.
Address for our consumer services
European guarantee
This appliance is guaranteed by Electrolux, in
each of the countries listed in the following page,
for the period specified in the appliance
guarantee or otherwise by law. If you move from
one of these countries to another of these
countries the appliance guarantee will move with
you subject to the following qualifications:
• The appliance guarantee starts from the
date you first purchased the appliance
which will be evidenced by production of a
valid purchase document issued by seller of
the appliance.
• The appliance guarantee is for the same
period and to the same extent for labour
and parts as exists in your country of resi-
dence for this particular model or range of
Grand-Duché de
Rue de Bitbourg. 7
L-1273 Luxembourg-
00 352
42 431-
00 352
42 431-
Electrolux Home
Products Belgium
Bergensesteenweg 719
1502 Lembeek
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• The appliance guarantee is personal to the
original purchaser of the appliance and can-
not be transferred to another user.
• The appliance is installed and used in
accordance with instructions issued by
Electrolux and is only used within the home,
i.e. is not used for commercial purposes.
• The appliance is installed in accordance
with all relevant regulations in force within
your new country of residence.
The provisions of this European Guarantee
do not affect any of the rights granted to
you by law.


Albania +35 5 4 261 450 Rr. Pjeter Bogdani Nr. 7 Tirane
Belgique/België/Belgien +32 2 363 04 44
Bergensesteenweg 719, 1502
Česká republika +420 2 61 12 61 12
Budějovická 3, Praha 4,
140 21
Danmark +45 70 11 74 00
Sjællandsgade 2, 7000
Deutschland +49 180 32 26 622
Muggenhofer Str. 135,
90429 Nürnberg
Eesti +37 2 66 50 030
Pärnu mnt. 153, 11624
España +34 902 11 63 88
Carretera M-300, Km.
29,900 Alcalá de Henares
Great Britain +44 8705 929 929
Addington Way, Luton,
Bedfordshire LU4 9QQ
Hellas +30 23 10 56 19 70
4, Limnou Str., 54627
Hrvatska +385 1 63 23 338
Slavonska avenija 3,
10000 Zagreb
Ireland +353 1 40 90 753 Long Mile Road Dublin 12
Italia +39 (0) 434 558500 Lino Zanussi, 26 -
33080 Porcia (PN)
Latvija +37 17 84 59 34
Kr. Barona iela 130/2,
LV-1012, Riga
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