Download Table of Contents Print this page

What To Do If; Safety Instructions - Siemens WT46W381GB Operating And Installation Instructions

Hide thumbs Also See for WT46W381GB:

Advertisement

Table of Contents

What to do if...

If you cannot rectify a fault yourself (e.g. switching off/on), please contact our after-sales service. We will
always find an appropriate solution and will avoid unnecessary visits by engineers. Trust the expertise of
the manufacturer and rest assured that the repair will be carried out by trained service technicians using
original spare parts. The contact details of your local after-sales service can be found in the enclosed after-
sales service directory, or by calling one of these numbers:
– GB 0344 892 8999 (Calls charged at local or mobile rate.)
– IE 01450 2655 (0.03 € per minute at peak. Off peak 0.0088 € per minute.)
When contacting the after-sales service, please quote the appliance's product number (E no.)
and production number (FD) (see under the loading door).
Turn the programme selector to Off and unplug the mains plug from the socket.
The Start/Stop indicator lamp does
Mains plug plugged in?
not light up.
Programme selected?
Check the socket fuse.
The display panel light and indicator
Energy-saving mode is activated
lights (depending on model) go out
saving mode instructions.
and the Start/Stop indicator light
flashes.
The Empty water indicator lamp and
Empty the condensate container
the Start/Stop button are flashing.
Clean the condensate container filter if necessary
Dryer transported?
The Clean filter indicator lamp and
Rinse the fluff filter under running water
Start/Stop button are flashing.
Cln appears in the display panel.
Not an error. Automatic cleaning of the heat exchanger. Do not
empty the condensate container.
Dryer does not start.
Start/Stop button selected?
Door closed?
Ambient temperature greater than 5°C? The optimum ambient
temperature for drying is between 5 °C and 35 °C.
Water is leaking out.
Make sure the dryer is level.
The door opens by itself.
Push the door closed until you hear it click into place.
Creasing.
Laundry load exceeded?
Remove articles of clothing immediately after the end of the
programme, hang up and pull into shape.
Unsuitable programme selected
Laundry is not dried correctly or is still
After the end of the programme, warm laundry feels damper than it
too damp.
actually is. Spread the laundry out and allow the heat to disperse.
Finely adjust the dryness level – this extends the drying time but
does not increase the temperature. Your laundry will become drier.
Select a programme with a longer drying time or increase the
drying level. This does not increase the temperature.
Select a time programme for extended drying of laundry that is still
damp.
If you have exceeded the maximum load for the programme, the
laundry may not be dried correctly.
Clean the moisture sensor in the drum. A fine layer of limescale
may adversely affect the performance of the sensors and your
washing will not dry properly.
Drying has been interrupted as a result of a power cut, because the
condensate container is full or because the maximum drying time
has been exceeded.
Drying time too long.
Rinse the fluff filters under running water
Insufficient supply of air
Air inlet possibly blocked
Ambient temperature higher than 35 °C
optimum ambient temperature for drying is between 5 °C
and 35 °C. Outside of this range, the drying time may increase.
The humidity in the room increases
Make sure the room is sufficiently ventilated.
significantly.
Air inlet blocked?
Power failure.
Remove laundry from the dryer immediately and spread out. This
allows the heat to dissipate. Be careful as the door, the drum and
the laundry may be hot.
Other intermittent noises and
Not an error. Normal noises
vibrations.
Loud humming noise for several
Has the condensate container been properly inserted?
seconds.
Not an error. Normal noises
see the separate Energy-
page 4.
Wait 2 hours and start again.
page 4.
page 7.
page 4.
ensure that air can circulate.
Clear inlet
page 8.
ventilate the room. The
Keep clear.
page 11.
Push the condensate container all the way in.
page 11.

Safety instructions

Emergency
– Pull the appliance plug out of the socket immediately or disconnect the fuse.
ONLY use
– in rooms inside the house.
the dryer...
– to dry fabrics.
The dryer
– be used for purposes other than those described above.
must NEVER...
– be modified in terms of its technology or properties.
Hazards
– The dryer must not be used by children or persons who have not been instructed
– Do not leave children unsupervised near the dryer.
– Keep pets away from the dryer.
– Remove all objects from pockets, and lighters in particular
– Do not lean or sit on the door
Installation
– Secure loose cables
– Do not operate a dryer if there is a risk of frost.
Mains
– Connect the dryer to an AC earthed socket according to specifications, otherwise
connection
– The cable cross-section must be sufficient.
page 9.
– Only use earth-leakage circuit breakers with the following symbol:
– The appliance plug and socket must be compatible.
– Do not use multiple plugs/connectors and/or extension cables.
– Do not touch or hold the appliance plug with wet hands
– Never pull the appliance plug out of the socket by its cable.
– Do not damage the mains lead
Operation
– Only load the drum with laundry. Check the contents before you switch
– Do not use the dryer if the laundry has been in contact with solvents, oil, wax,
– The tumble dryer is not to be used if industrial chemicals have been used for
– Dust (e.g. coal dust, flour) poses a danger: Do not use the dryer
– Do not put laundry containing foamed material/rubber in the dryer
– Do not turn off the dryer until the drying process ends, unless the laundry will be
– When cleaning the fluff filter, make sure that no foreign material (down or filling
– Light things, such as long hair, may be sucked into the air inlet of the dryer
– Final part of a tumble dryer cycle occurs without heat (cool down cycle), to ensure
– Switch off the dryer once the programme has ended.
– The water from condensation is not drinking water and may be contaminated
Defect
– Do not use the dryer if it is defective or if you suspect that it is. Repairs must only
– Do not use the dryer if the mains cable is defective. To avoid danger, only have
Spare parts
– Only use genuine spare parts and accessories for safety reasons.
Disposal
– Pull out the appliance plug, then cut off the mains cable from the appliance.
– The dryer's heat exchanger contains fluorinated greenhouse (R134a) gas in
– Packaging: Keep all packaging out of reach of babies and children
– All materials are environmentally sound and can be reused. Dispose of in an
12
in its use.
Risk of tipping.
Risk of tripping.
it cannot be guaranteed that the appliance is completely safe.
Risk of electric shock.
the dryer on.
grease or paint (e.g. hair styling products, nail varnish remover, stain remover,
cleaning solvent, etc.)
Risk of fire/explosion.
cleaning.
explosion
material may be destroyed and the dryer be damaged due to possible deformation
of the foamed material.
removed quickly and spread out, so that the heat can dissipate.
material) gets into the air duct opening. If necessary, clean the drum beforehand
with a vacuum cleaner. If foreign material should still get into the air duct
the after-sales service
Risk of fire/explosion.
of injury.
that the items are left at a temperature that ensures that the items will not be
damaged.
with fluff.
be carried out by the after-sales service.
the defective mains cable replaced by the after-sales service.
Dispose of at a municipal waste disposal facility.
a hermetically sealed unit
dispose of in a proper manner. Capacity: 0.220 kg.
Total GWP: 0.315 tCO
.
2
suffocation.
environmentally-responsible manner.
Risk of explosion.
Risk of electric shock.
Risk of
elastic
call
Risk
Risk of
13

Advertisement

Table of Contents
loading

Table of Contents