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EN User Instructions

FR Mode d’emploi

DE Gebrauchsanweisung

IT Istruzioni per l’uso

CDC 179X

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Safety Reminders

WARNING Check that the product has no visible signs of damage before use. If damaged do not use and please contact GIAS Service.

WARNING Do not use the product if the fluff filter is not in position or is damaged; fluff could be ignited.

WARNING Foam rubber materials can, under certain circumstances, when heated become ignited by spontaneous combustion. Foam plastic, foam rubber andrubber-likematerial are not suitable for tumble drying. Articles made from these materials MUST NOT be placed in the dryer.

Always refer to the laundry care labels for directions on suitability for drying.

WARNING Misuse of a tumble dryer may create a fire hazard.

WARNING Where the hot surface symbol

is located the temperature rise during operation of the tumble dryer may be in excess of 60° C.

User’s manual. This machine should only be used for its intended purpose as described in this manual. Ensure that it is fully understood before operating.

Installation. This machine should not be installed in a bathroom or shower room.

Never install the dryer against curtains and be sure to prevent items from falling or collecting behind the dryer.

Ventilation. Adequate ventilation must be provided in the room where the tumble dryer is located to prevent gases from appliances burning other fuels, including open fires, being drawn into the room during operation of the tumble dryer.

Exhaust air must not be discharged into a flue which is used for exhausting fumes from appliances burning gas or other fuels.

Check regularly that the air flowing through the dryer is not restricted

Check the fluff filter after use, and clean, if necessary.

The venting hose or duct should be checked periodically and any accumulation of fluff removed.

The inlet and outlets should be kept free from obstructions.

If the dryer is used frequently the period between checks should be reduced accordingly.

Dryness. Clothes should be spin dried or thoroughly wrung before they are put into the tumble dryer. Clothes that are dripping wet should NOT be put into the dryer.

Lighters and matches must not be left in pockets and NEVER use flammable liquids near the machine.

Glass fibre curtains should never be put in this machine. Skin irritation may occur if other garments are contaminated with the glass fibres.

Garments treated or contaminated with flammable cleaning sprays or liquids such as petrol, cooking oil or aerosol sprays must not be put in this machine.

Lint or fluff must not be allowed to collect on the floor around the outside of the machine.

Cool down period. The drum inside may be very hot. Always allow the dryer to complete the cool down period before removing the laundry.

Faults. Do not continue to use this machine if it appears to be faulty.

After use. Remove the plug from the electricity supply. Always remove the plug before cleaning the appliance.

Supply cord. If the supply cord on this appliance is damaged, it must be replaced by a special cord which is only available from GIAS Service or an authorised dealer.

GIAS Service. To ensure the continued safe and efficient operation of this appliance we recommend that any servicing or repairs are only carried out by an authorised service engineer.

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Safety reminders

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Filter

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Electrical requirements

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Water container

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Installation requirements

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Condenser

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Preparing the load

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Drying guide

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Clothes preparation

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Controls & indicators

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Maximum drying weight

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Operation

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Sorting the load

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Cleaning the dryer

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Do not tumble dry

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Technical specification

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Energy saving

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Trouble shooting

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Opening the door

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PLEASE READ THESE INSTRUCTIONS THOROUGHLY

This appliance must be operated in accordance with the instructions given in this manual. It is for domestic use only in drying household textiles and garments where a water solution has been used in the cleaning process. It MUST NOT be used with dry cleaning fluids. For your safety, this dryer must be correctly installed.

If there is any doubt about installation, call the national GIAS Service number for advice.

Before using the tumble dryer for the first time:

please read this instruction book thoroughly.

remove all items packed inside drum.

wipe the inside of the drum and door with a damp cloth to remove any dust which may have settled in transit.

IMPORTANT: This dryer must only be used for drying household textiles and garments where a water solution has been used for the cleaning process.

DO NOT tumble dry fabrics treated with dry cleaning fluids.

Electrical requirements

WARNING!

ELECTRICITY CAN BE EXTREMELY DANGEROUS. THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED.

This appliance is fitted with a moulded-onnon-rewireableplug.

The plug should be accessible for disconnection after the appliance has been installed.

IMPORTANT: The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:

Blue

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NEUTRAL

Brown

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LIVE

Green-and-yellow

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EARTH

If the supply cord on this appliance is damaged, it must be replaced by a special cord which is only available from GIAS Service or an authorised Dealer.

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Installation requirements

IMPORTANT: This dryer must be installed such that the air inlets and outlets are not restricted (fig. 1).

1 - Supply cord

2 - Air inlets

3 - Air outlets

There should be a gap of at least 12 mm (0.5 inches) between the sides rear and base of the machine and the surrounding walls, cabinets and floor.

To ensure adequate ventilation the space between the bottom of the machine and the floor must not be obstructed.

NEVER install the dryer up against curtains.

Prevent items from falling or collecting behind and beneath the dryer as these may obstruct the air inlets and outlets.

Preparing the load

Before using the dryer for the first time wipe the inside of the drum and door with a damp cloth.

Make sure that the laundry you are going to dry is suitable for drying in a tumble dryer, as shown by the care symbols on each item.

Clothes preparation

Check that all fastenings are closed and that pockets are empty. Turn the articles inside out. Place clothes loosely in the drum to make sure that they don’t get tangled.

Do not overload the drum, particularly when drying large items, otherwise, the laundry may stick to the drum and not dry evenly.

Maximum drying weight

Cottons Max. 7 kg

Synthetics Max. 3.5 kg

Sort the load as follows:

A) By care symbols

On the collar or inside seam:

Suitable for tumble drying.

Tumble drying at high temperature.

Tumble drying at low temperature only.

Do not tumble dry.

B) By amount and thickness

Whenever the load is bigger than the dryer capacity, separate clothes according to thickness (e.g. towels from thin underwear).

C) By type of fabric

Cottons/linen: Towels, cotton jersey, bed and table linen.

Synthetics: Blouses, shirts, overalls, etc. made of polyester or polyamid, as well as for cotton/synthetic mixes.

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D) By drying level

Sort into: iron dry, cupboard dry, etc.

For delicate articles press the

‘DELICATES’ button to select low drying temperature ().

For airing or drying very delicate

articles select the airing option on the dial ().

Do not tumble dry:

Woollens, silk, delicate fabrics, nylon stockings, delicate embroidery, fabrics with metallic decorations, garments with PVC or leather trimmings, training shoes, bulky items such as sleeping bags, etc.

IMPORTANT: Do not dry articles which have been treated with a dry cleaning fluid or rubber clothes (danger of fire or explosion).

Energy saving

Only put into the tumble dryer laundry which has been thoroughly wrung or spindried. The drier the laundry the shorter the drying time thus saving electricity.

ALWAYS try to dry the maximum weight of laundry, this will save time and electricity.

NEVER exceed the maximum weight, this will waste time and electricity.

ALWAYS check that the filter is clean before every drying cycle as this aids efficiency.

NEVER put dripping wet items into the tumble dryer, this may damage the appliance and waste time and efficiency.

Opening the door

Pull on handle to open the door (fig. 2).

WARNING!

WHEN THE TUMBLE DRYER IS IN USE THE DRUM AND DOOR MAY BE VERY HOT.

To restart the dryer, close the door and press the ‘ON’ button ().

Filter

IMPORTANT: To maintain the efficiency of the dryer check that the fluff filter is clean before each drying cycle.

1.Pull the filter upwards (fig. 3).

2.Open filter as shown (fig. 4).

3.Gently remove lint using a soft brush or your fingertips.

4.Snap the filter together and push back into place.

Filter Care Indicator ()

Lights when the filter needs cleaning.

If the laundry is not drying check that the filter is not clogged.

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Water Container

The water removed from the laundry during the drying cycle is collected in a container at the bottom of the dryer.

We recommend that the container is emptied after each drying cycle.

To remove the container:

1.Gently pull the bottom of the kickplate so that it unclips from the dryer (fig. 5). The top section can then be unhinged allowing the kickplate to be completely removed.

2.Pull firmly on the handgrip and slide the water container out of the dryer (fig. 6). Support the container with both hands. When full, the water container will weigh about 4 kg (fig. 7).

3.Open the lid located on the top of the container and empty the water (fig. 8).

4.Refit the lid and slide the water container back into position. PUSH FIRMLY INTO PLACE.

5.Refit the kickplate by engaging the hinges at the top and ‘snapping’ the lower clips into place.

Condenser

IMPORTANT: Always switch off and remove the plug from the electricity supply before cleaning the condenser. To maintain the efficiency of the dryer regularly check that the condenser is clean.

To remove the condenser:

1.Remove the kickplate (fig. 5).

2.Turn the two locking levers anticlockwise (fig. 9).

3.Pull out the condenser unit (fig. 10).

4.Gently remove any dust or fluff with a cloth, then wash the unit by holding it under a running tap (fig. 11) turning it so that water flows between the plates, to remove any dust or fluff.

5.Refit the condenser ensuring it is pushed firmly into place. Lock the two levers by turning them clockwise.

6.Refit the kickplate.

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Drying guide

The table shows approximate drying times, depending on the type of fabric and dampness of the clothes.

 

HEAT SETTING HEAVY LOAD MEDIUM LOAD LIGHT LOAD

COTTON

 

HIGH

130-160Min

70-80Min

30-50Min

 

SYNTHETICS

 

LOW

70-80Min

30-40Min

ACRYLICS

 

LOW

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PRE-IRONPROGRAM: RELAXES CREASES – EASIER TO IRONREMEMBER: During the last 10 minutes the load is always tumbled in cool air.

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Control panel and indicator lights (fig. 12)

1.‘ON’ button and indicatorpress to switch on, the indicator will light().

2.‘DELICATES’ buttonpress to reduce the heat level for delicate items, press again to select high temperature ().

HIGH Heat setting

LOW Heat setting

3.‘DRYING TIME’ dialselects drying time orpre-ironingoption.

4.‘FILTER CARE’ indicatorlights when filter needs cleaning().

5.EMPTY WATER’ indicatorlights when water container is full ().

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