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Instruction Book

CDC779XT

Condenser Tumble Dryer

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English . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Nederlands . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74 Français . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 Polski . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92 Deutsch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 Český . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 110 Italiano . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Delivery information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3Unpacking the Product . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3Safety reminders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 The Laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Environmental Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 GIAS Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Electrical requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Adjusting the feet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Ventilation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7Preparing the load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Clothes preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Sorting the load. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Drying advice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Do not tumble dry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Energy saving. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Drying guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Controls and indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Door and Filter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Opening the door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Filter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Filter care indicator . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12Water container . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 To remove the container . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13Condenser. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 To remove the condenser . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

Selecting the Programme

Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Cancelling and resetting the programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 Start Delay Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16

Cleaning and Routine Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17

Cleaning the dryer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Technical specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 Troubleshooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Spares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 GIAS Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

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Introduction

Please read and follow these instructions carefully and operate the machine accordingly. This booklet provides important guidelines for safe use, installation, maintenance and some useful advice for best results when using your machine.

Keep all documentation in a safe place for future reference or for any future owners

Delivery information

Please check that the following items are delivered with the appliance:

Instruction manual

Guarantee card

Energy label

Discharge hose kit

Check that no damage has occurred to the machine during transit. If it has, call for service by GIAS.

Failure to comply with the above can compromise the safety of the appliance. You may be charged for a service call if a problem with your machine is caused by misuse.

Unpacking the product

Remove the machine from its packaging close to the final location of the machine.

1. Cut carefully around the base of the packaging and up one corner.

2.Remove the polythene sleeve and lift the dryer off the polystyrene base.

Dispose of the packaging safely. Make sure it is out of the reach of children, it is a potential source of danger.

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Safety reminders

Installation

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

Do not use adapters, multiple connectors and/or extensions.

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.

Use

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

This machine is solely for domestic use, i.e. to dry household textiles and garments.

This machine should only be used for its intended purpose as described in this manual. Ensure that the instructions for installation and use are fully understood before operating the appliance.

Do not touch the appliance when hands or feet are damp or wet.

Do not lean on the door when loading the machine or use the door to lift or move the machine.

Do not allow children to play with the machine or its controls.

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

WARNING Where the hot surface symbol is located the temperature rise during operation of the tumble dryer may be in excess of 60 degrees C.

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

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

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

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

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The Laundry

WARNING Do not tumble dry fabrics treated with dry cleaning fluids.

WARNING Foam rubber materials can, under certain circumstances, when heated become ignited by spontaneous combustion. Foam plastic, foam rubber and rubber-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.

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.

Environmental Issues

All packaging materials used are environmentally-friendlyand recyclable. Please help dispose of the packaging viaenvironmentally-friendlymeans. Your local council will be able to give you details of current means of disposal.

To ensure safety when disposing of an old tumble dryer disconnect the mains plug from the socket, cut the mains power cable and destroy this together with the plug. To prevent children shutting themselves in the machine break the door hinges or the door lock.

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 GIAS Service engineer.

If the appliance is not running properly or breaks down, switch it off and disconnect the plug from the socket.

Consult GIAS Service for possible repair.

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Installation

You may be charged for a service call if a problem with your machine is

caused by incorrect installation.

If the mains cord on this appliance is damaged, it must be replaced by a special cord which is ONLY obtainable from the GIAS spares service. It must be installed by a competent person.

Electrical requirements

Tumble dryers are supplied to operate at a voltage of 230V, 50 Hz single phase. Check that the supply circuit is rated to at least 16A.

Electricity can be extremely dangerous.

This appliance must be earthed.

The socket outlet and the plug on the appliance must be of the same type.

Do not use multiple adapters and/or extension leads.

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

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

Blue

NEUTRAL

Brown

LIVE

Green and Yellow

EARTH

CE Appliance complies with European Directive 89/336/EEC, 73/23/EEC and subsequent amendments.

Do not plug the machine in and switch it on at the mains until the installation is completed.

For your safety, this dryer must be correctly installed.

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

Adjusting the feet

Once the machine is in place the feet should be adjusted to ensure that the machine is level.

Adjust the four feet to ensure the machine is firm and level.

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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 inlet and outlets should be kept free from obstructions. To ensure adequate ventilation the space between the bottom of the machine and the floor must not be obstructed. There should be a gap of at least 12mm between the machine and any obstructions.

Prevent items from falling or collecting behind the dryer as these may obstruct the air inlet and outlet.

NEVER install the dryer up against curtains.

AIR INLET VENTS

AIR OUTLETS

AIR OUTLETS IN THE BASE

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Preparing the load

Do not overload the drum, large items when wet can exceed the maximum admissible clothes load

(for example: sleeping bags, duvets).

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.

Clothes preparation

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.

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.

Maximum drying weight

Cottons Max. 7 kg

Synthetics Max. 3.5 kg

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Sort the load as follows:

By care symbols

These can be found 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.

If the item does not have a care label it must be assumed that it is not suitable for tumble drying.

By amount and thickness

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

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.

By drying level

Sort into: iron dry, cupboard dry, etc. For

delicate articles press the button to select low drying temperature.

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Drying advice

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

During the last 15 minutes the load is always tumbled in cool air.

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.

Energy saving

Only put into the tumble dryer laundry which has been thoroughly wrung or spin-dried.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.

Check that the filter is clean before every drying cycle.

NEVER

Exceed the maximum weight, this will waste time and electricity.

Put dripping wet items into the tumble dryer, this may damage the appliance.

Drying guide

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

 

Fabric

HEAT

INDICATOR

HEAVY

MEDIUM

LIGHT

 

 

SETTING

LIGHT

LOAD

LOAD

LOAD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COTTON

HIGH

OFF

140-160min

70-80min

50-65min

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SYNTHETICS

LOW

ON

70-80min

40-55min

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ACRYLIC

LOW

ON

50-65min

30-40min

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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