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LAVATHERM 56740

User manual

Condenser Dryer

2 Contents

Thank you for choosing one of our high-qualityproducts.

To ensure optimal and regular performance of your appliance please read this instruction manual carefully. It will enable you to navigate all processes perfectly and most efficiently. To refer to this manual any time you need to, we recommend you to keep it in a safe place. And please pass it to any future owner of the appliance.

We wish you much joy with your new appliance.

Contents

Operating Instructions

3

Important safety information

3

Product description

6

Control panel

7

Before first use

7

Sorting and preparing laundry

7

Programme overview

9

Daily use

11

Switching machine on / switching light on

Opening loading door / loading laundry

11

11

 

Selecting the programme

11

DELICATE function

11

LONG ANTI-CREASEfunction

12

BUZZER function

12

TIME function

12

DELAY START function

13

CHILD LOCK function

13

Starting the programme

14

Changing programme

14

Putting in extra items or taking items out

before end of programme

14

Drying cycle complete / removing laundry

 

14

Care and cleaning

16

 

Cleaning fluff filter

16

 

 

Cleaning the door seal

17

 

Emptying the condensate tank

17

 

 

Cleaning heat exchanger

18

 

 

Cleaning the drum

19

 

 

Clean operating screen and housing

19

What to do if ...

20

 

 

Troubleshooting by yourself

20

 

Machine settings

22

 

Technical data

23

 

Consumption values

23

 

Hints for test institutes

23

 

Installation

24

 

 

Appliance positioning

24

 

 

Removing transport safety packaging

24

 

Electrical connection

25

 

 

Door reversal

26

 

 

Special accessories

26

 

Environment

26

 

 

Environmental tips

27

 

Service

27

 

Guarantee/Customer Service

28

 

 

GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND

28

 

 

European Guarantee

29

 

www.electrolux.com

30

 

Subject to change without notice

Important safety information

3

 

 

Operating Instructions

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 dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this product in any way.

This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.

Make sure that small pets do not climb into the drum. To avoid this, please check into the drum before using.

Any objects such as coins, safety pins, nails, screws, stones or any other hard, sharp material can cause extensive damage and must not be placed into the machine.

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 such as foam rubber (latex foam), shower caps, waterproof textiles, rubber backed articles and clothes or pillows fitted with foam rubber pads should not be dried in the tumble dryer.

Always unplug the appliance after use, cleaning 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.

Items that have been soiled with substances such as cooking oil acetone, petrol, kerosene, spot removers, turpentine, waxes and wax removers should be washed in hot water with an extra amount of detergent before being dried in the tumble dryer.

Danger of explosion: Never tumble dry items that have been in contact with inflammable solvents (petrol, methylated spirits, dry cleaning 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.

4 Important safety information

Please make sure that no gas lighters or matches have accidentally been left in pockets of garments to be loaded into appliance

WARNING!

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 dissipated. Risk of fire!

Risk of electric shock! Do not spray down the appliance with jets of water.

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.

The tumble dryer is not to be used if industrial chemicals have been used for cleaning.

Ensure you have good ventilation in the installation room to avoid the back flow of gases into the room from appliances burning other fuels, including open fires.

Installation

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 packaging 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.

Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.

Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply cable.

If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor, please adjust the feet in order to allow air to circulate freely under the appliance.

After having installed the appliance, check that it is not pressing or standing on its electrical supply cable.

If the tumble dryer is placed on top of a washing machine, it is compulsory to use the stacking kit (optional accessory).

Use

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.

Do not dry unwashed items in the tumble dryer.

Do not overload the appliance. See the relevant 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 placing 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.

Fabric softeners, or similar products should be used as specified by the fabric softener instructions.

Important safety information

5

 

 

Caution - hot surface : Do not touch the door light cover surface when the light is switched on.

(Only dryers equipped with internal drum light)

Child safety

This machine is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without supervision.

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 children’s reach.

Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s reach.

Make sure that children or pets do not climb into the drum.

6 Product description

Product description

1Control panel

2Water reservoir

3Drum light

4Fine fluff filters

5Course fluff filters

6Fluff filters

7Rating plate

8Loading door (reversible)

9Heat exchanger door

10Button for opening door in plinth

11Ventilation grille

12Adjustable feet

Control panel

7

 

 

Control panel

1Programme knob and OFF switch

2Function buttons

3START PAUSE button

4DELAY START button

5Display

6Functions and warning leds

Before first use

In order to remove any residues which may have been produced during production, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth or carry out a brief drying cycle (ca. 30 min.) with damp cloths in the machine.

Sorting and preparing laundry

Sorting laundry

Sort by fabric type:

Cotton/linen for programmes in COTTONS programme group.

Mixtures and synthetics for programmes in EASY CARE programme group.

Sorting by care label. The care labels mean:

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Sorting and preparing laundry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Drying in the tumble

Dry at normal tem-

Dry at reduced tem-

Drying in the tumble

 

 

dryer possible in prin-

perature (press DELI-

 

 

perature

dryer not possible

 

 

ciple

CATE button!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do not place in the appliance any wet laundry which is not specified on the care label as being suitable for tumble-drying.

This appliance can be used for all wet laundry items which are labelled as suitable for tumble-drying.

Do not dry new, coloured textiles together with light-colouredlaundry items. Textile colours may bleed.

Do not dry cotton jersey and knitwear with the EXTRA programme. Items may shrink!

Do not dry wool in the dryer. May become entangled! After air-drying,wool may be dried with the WOOL CARE programme.

Preparing laundry

To avoid laundry becoming tangled: close zips, button up duvet covers and tie loose ties or ribbons (e.g. of aprons).

Empty pockets. Remove metal items (paper clips, safety pins, etc).

Turn items with double-layeredfabrics inside out (e.g. withcotton-linedanoraks, the cotton layer should be outermost). These fabrics will then dry better.

Programme overview

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Programme overview

Programmes

COTTONS EXTRA DRY

COTTONS STORAGE DRY

COTTONS IRON DRY

EASY CARE EXTRA DRY

EASY CARE STORAGE DRY

EASY CARE IRON DRY

TIME

FRESHENUP

BED LINEN

JEANS

 

Additional func-

 

max.load when(weightdry)

 

 

tions

 

 

 

 

DELICATE

CREASE-ANTILONG

 

BUZZER

TIME

 

STARTDELAY

Application/properties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 kg

 

-

 

Thorough drying of thick or multilayered fabrics,

 

 

e.g. terry towelling items, bathrobes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 kg

 

-

 

Thorough drying of fabrics of even thicknesses, e.g.

 

 

terry towelling items, knitwear, towels.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 kg

 

-

 

For normal thickness cotton or linen laundry, e.g.

 

 

bedding, table linen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 kg

 

-

 

Thorough drying of thick or multi-layeredfabrics,

 

 

e.g. pullovers, bedding, table linen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For thin fabrics which are not ironed, e.g. easy care

3 kg

 

-

 

shirts, table linen, baby clothes, socks, lingerie with

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bones or wires.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 kg

 

-

 

For thin fabrics which are also to be ironed, e.g.

 

 

knitwear, shirts.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7 kg

 

 

For further drying of individual items of laundry

 

 

or for volumes up to 7 kg.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 kg

 

-

 

For refreshing or gently cleaning textiles with

 

 

commercially available dry cleaning products.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 kg

 

-

 

Bed linen (single and double sheet, pillowcase,

 

 

bedspread, duvet cover).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For leisure clothing, such as jeans, sweat-shirts,

7 kg

 

-

 

etc., of different material thicknesses (e.g. at the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

neck, cuffs and seams).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Care mark

1)

1)

1)

10 Programme overview

 

 

Additional func-

 

 

max.load when(weightdry)

 

 

tions

 

 

 

 

Programmes

DELICATE

CREASE-ANTILONG

 

BUZZER

TIME

 

STARTDELAY

Application/properties

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPORTS

2 kg

 

-

 

For sportswear, thin fabrics, polyester, which are

LIGHT

2)

 

 

not ironed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special program with anti-creasemechanism for

 

1 kg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

easy care fabrics such shirts and blouses; for min-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

imum ironing effort. The results depends on the

EASY IRON

(or 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

-

 

type of fabric and its finish. Place fabrics in the

PLUS

shirt

2)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

dryer straight after spinning; once dried, immedi-

 

s)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ately remove fabrics and place on a clothes hang-

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

er.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special programme for briefly treating woollens

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

with warm air, after they have been dried natu-

WOOL

1 kg

-

 

-

 

rally, worn or stored for long periods. Wool fibres

CARE

 

 

stand up and the wool becomes soft and cosy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Recommendation: Remove fabrics immediately

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

after drying.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1)select DELICATE

2)set by default

Care mark