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Your new dryer
Intended use
Congratulations - you have chosen to buy a modern, high-quality
For domestic use only.
Siemens domestic appliance.
Only to be used for drying fabrics that have been
The condensation dryer with heat exchanger and automatic cleaning
washed with water.
function is outstanding in terms of efficient energy consumption and
low maintenance requirements
page 6.
Keep children younger than 3 years old away from
Every dryer which leaves our factory is carefully checked to ensure
the dryer.
that it functions correctly and is in perfect condition.
Do not let children make the cleaning and
Should you have any questions, our after-sales service will be
maintenance work on the dryer without supervision.
pleased to help.
Do not leave children unsupervised near the dryer.
Keep pets away from the dryer.
The dryer can be operated by children 8 years old
Environmentally-responsible disposal
and older, by persons with reduced physical,
This appliance is labelled in accordance with European Directive
sensory or mental abilities and by persons with
2012/19/EU concerning used electrical and electronic appliances
insufficient experience or knowledge if they are
(waste electrical and electronic equipment - WEEE). The guideline
supervised or have been instructed in its use by
determines the framework for the return and recycling of used
a responsible adult.
appliances as applicable throughout the EU.
This appliance is intended for use up to a maximum
height of 4000 metres above sea level.
For further information about our products, accessories, spare parts
and services, please visit: www.siemens-home.com
Contents
Page
Preparation
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Setting the programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Drying
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3/4
Display
Display/
Programme selector
Notes on laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
status/
Remaining
service
Button signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
time
Fine adjustment of the drying result . . . . 6
Important Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Overview of programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Frost protection / Transport . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Optional accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Normal noises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
What to do if ... / After-sales service . . . 12
Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Rinse the fluff filters under running water
page 4. Clean filter
Empty the condensate container.
Empty water
Clean the filter in the condensate container if necessary
page 9.
End of programme after 1-24 hours (button may need to be pressed several times) can
Finish in
always be set to the nearest full hour.
Automatic cleaning of the heat exchanger. Cln
0, 1, 2, 3
The drying result (e.g. Cupboard Dry) can be adjusted over three levels (1 - max. 3) for
Fine
the Cotton, Easy-Care, Mixed Fabrics and Rapid 40 programmes
presetting = 0. After
adjustment of
one of these programmes has been finely adjusted, the setting is retained for the others.
the drying
Further information
page 6.
result
1
Drying
Preparation
Installation
page 8
Never start the dryer if it is damaged.
Inspecting the
Inform your after-sales service.
dryer
Condensate container with filter
Make sure your hands are dry.
Connecting the
Hold the plug only.
mains plug
Drum interior
light (depending
on the model)
Sorting and loading laundry
Remove all items from pockets.
Check for cigarette lighters.
The drum must be empty prior to loading.
See programme overview on page 7.
See also separate instructions for "basket for woollens"
(depending on the model)
Selecting and adjusting the programme
1
Select the drying programme ...
2
... and adapt to individual requirements
Additional functions
All buttons are sensitive and only
need to be touched lightly.
3
Press the Start/Stop button
Drum
Two-part
fluff filter
Only use the dryer with the fluff filter
inserted.
Air inlet
Low heat
Reduced temperature for delicate fabrics
that require a longer
drying time; e.g. polyacrylics, polyamide, elastane, acetate silk.
Less Ironing
Reduces creasing and prolongs the 'reduced ironing' phase after
the programme has finished.
Buzzer
Select On/Off for buzzer at the end of the programme.
Drying
Do not pull out/empty the
condensate container when drying is in progress.
2
Emptying condensation
Empty the container after each drying cycle, not during drying.
1.
Remove the condensate container and hold it level.
2.
Pour out the condensation.
3.
Always push container in fully until it clicks into place.
If the Empty water indicator lamp flashes despite the container having
been emptied
Filter in condensate container, page 9.
Cleaning the fluff filter
Control panel
Clean fluff filters reduce energy consumption.
The fluff filter consists of two parts. Clean the inner
and outer filter after every drying cycle:
1.
Open the door. Remove fluff from the door/door area.
2.
Pull out both parts of the fluff filter.
3.
Remove fluff from the edge of the shaft. Fluff should not fall
into the open shaft.
4.
Open the filter and remove all the fluff.
5.
Rinse both parts under running water and dry thoroughly.
6.
Close the inner and outer filter, put them back together
and reinsert them into the appliance.
Switching off the dryer
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Do not leave laundry in the dryer.
Removing the laundry
Your dryer is equipped with an automatic reduced ironing function. The drum is moved at specific time
intervals for 60 minutes once the programme has ended. The laundry stays loose and fluffy (or
120 minutes if the additional Less Ironing function is selected).
End of programme
as soon as AntiCrease/End indicator lamp lights up.
Interrupt programme
Adding or removing laundry.
The drying operation can be interrupted briefly to add or remove laundry. However, it must then be
continued until it has finished.
1.
Open the door. The drying process is interrupted.
2.
Add or remove laundry then close the door.
3.
If required, select a new programme and additional functions.
4.
Press the Start/Stop button. The remaining time is updated after a few minutes.
3
4
4
Information on laundry ...
Fine adjustment of the drying result
Labelling of fabrics
Adjustment of the levels of dryness
Follow the manufacturer's care information.
Dry at normal temperature.
Dry at low temperature
in addition, select Low heat.
Do not machine dry.
Turn to Off
1 x to
the right
Always observe the safety instructions on page 13.
Do not tumble-dry the following fabrics, for example:
– Non-breathable fabrics (e.g. rubber-coated).
– Delicate materials (silk, curtains made from synthetic material)
these may crease.
L:00, L:01, L:02, L:03 are shown in sequence
– Oil-stained laundry.
Short signal when changing from L:03 to L:00 , otherwise long
Drying tips
signal.
– To ensure an even result, sort the laundry by fabric type and drying programme.
– Always dry very small fabrics (e.g. baby socks) together with large items of laundry
(e.g. towels).
– Close zips, hooks and eyelets, and button up covers. Tie fabric belts, apron strings, etc.
Important Information
together
– Do not over-dry easy-care laundry
Risk of creasing. Allow laundry to finish drying in the air.
– Do not dry woollens in the dryer. They may, however, be refreshed
page 7
Your dryer is designed to be particularly energy efficient. Its technical features include a
Woollens Finish programme.
refrigeration circuit, which uses energy efficiently in a similar way to a refrigerator.
– Do not iron laundry immediately after drying; fold items up and leave for a while
residual
The dryer's heat exchanger is cleaned automatically during drying.
moisture will then be distributed evenly.
The fluff filters and filter in the condensate container must be cleaned regularly.
– The drying result depends on the type of water used during washing.
Fine adjustment of
the drying result
page 6.
– Knitted fabrics (e.g. T-shirts, jerseys) often shrink slightly the first time they are tumble-dried.
Do not use the Cupboard Dry Extra programme.
– The drying of starched laundry should be limited.
Starch leaves behind a coating that
Never operate the dryer without the fluff filters and without filter in condensate container.
impairs drying.
– When washing laundry that is to be tumble-dried afterwards, use the correct amount of fabric
softener as specified in the manufacturer's instructions.
– For pre-dried, multi-layered fabrics or small, individual items of laundry, use the Timed
Fluff filters
programme. Also suitable for subsequent drying.
Environmental protection/energy-saving tips
During drying, fluff and hair from the laundry is trapped by the fluff filter. Blocked fluff filters
may impair the heat exchange process.
– Before drying, spin the laundry thoroughly in the washing machine
the higher the spin
The fluff filters must therefore be cleaned after every drying cycle. Rinse regularly under
speed, the shorter the drying time will be, thus less energy is consumed. Also spin easy-care
running water
page 4.
laundry.
– Use the maximum recommended capacity, but do not exceed it
Programme overview
page 7.
– Make sure the room is well ventilated during drying.
Filter in the condensate container
– Do not cover or seal the air inlet.
The filter in the condensate container cleans the condensation. This condensation is required
Button signals
for the automatic cleaning process. The filter should be cleaned regularly under running
water. Empty the condensate container before cleaning the filter
Setting the volume for button signals
Fabrics
x
x
Do not dry any fabrics that have come into contact with solvents, oil, wax, grease or paint:
e.g. hair styling products, nail varnish remover, stain remover, cleaning solvent. etc.
Turn to
1 x to the
Press and hold Low heat
Press Start/Stop until the
Turn to
Empty all pockets.
and turn 2 x to the right
required volume is reached
Do not dry non-breathable fabrics.
Off
right
Off
Avoid drying items that produce a lot of fluff.
Selectable values: 0 (off), 1 (quiet), 2 (medium), 3 (loud), 4 (very loud).
Woollens should be refreshed only, using the woollens programme.
5
5
x
x
Press and hold Low heat
Press Low heat until
Turn to Off
and turn 5 x to the right
the required level is reached
page 4/9.
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  • Page 1 Remove fluff from the edge of the shaft. Fluff should not fall – Do not dry woollens in the dryer. They may, however, be refreshed page 7 and services, please visit: www.siemens-home.com Your dryer is designed to be particularly energy efficient. Its technical features include a Selecting and adjusting the programme into the open shaft.
  • Page 2: Contents 2

    Standard programme for cottons in accordance with current EU regulation 932/2012 may adversely affect the performance of the sensors and your that the items are left at a temperature that ensures that the items will not be WT46W381GB washing will not dry properly. damaged.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    This appliance is intended for use up to a maximum (depending on the model) height of 4000 metres above sea level. For further information about our products, accessories, spare parts and services, please visit: www.siemens-home.com Selecting and adjusting th Select the d Contents...
  • Page 4: Drying

    Drying Emptying condensation Empty the container after each drying cycle, not during drying. Remove the condensate container and hold it level. specting the Pour out the condensation. dryer Always push container in fully until it clicks into place. If the Empty water indicator lamp flashes despite the container having Condensate container with filter been emptied Filter in condensate container, page 9.
  • Page 5: Button Signals

    Information on laundry ... Fine adjustment of the drying result Labelling of fabrics Adjustment of the levels of dryness Follow the manufacturer's care information. Dry at normal temperature. Dry at low temperature in addition, select Low heat. Do not machine dry. Turn to Off 1 x to Press and hold Low heat...
  • Page 7: Installation

    Installation Care and cleaning Appliance must be switched off. Heat exchanger – Scope of delivery: dryer, installation and operating instructions, woollens basket The dryer's heat exchanger is cleaned automatically during drying. Cln appears in the display (depending on model). panel. Do not pull out the condensate container during the cleaning process. –...
  • Page 8: Technical Data

    Normal noises Technical Data Dimensions (DxWxH) 60 x 60 x 85 cm (height adjustable) During drying, the compressor and the pump generate some noise which is entirely normal. Weight approx. 51 kg Max. capacity 7 kg Condensate container 4.0 l Connection voltage 220-240 V The compressor in the dryer may occasion-...
  • Page 9: What To Do If

    Safety instructions What to do if... If you cannot rectify a fault yourself (e.g. switching off/on), please contact our after-sales service. We will Emergency – Pull the appliance plug out of the socket immediately or disconnect the fuse. always find an appropriate solution and will avoid unnecessary visits by engineers. Trust the expertise of ONLY use –...
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