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Siemens WT46E381GB Operating And Installation Instructions

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Intended use
Your new dryer
Congratulations - You have chosen a modern, high-quality Siemens
for domestic use only,
domestic appliance.
only to be used for drying fabrics that have been
The condensation dryer is distinguished by its economical energy
washed with water.
consumption.
Every dryer which leaves our factory is carefully checked to ensure
This appliance is intended for use up to a maximum
that it functions correctly and is in perfect condition.
height of 4000 metres above sea level.
Should you have any questions, our after-sales service will be pleased
Keep children younger than 3 years old away from
to help.
the dryer.
Do not let children make the cleaning and
Disposal in an environmentally-responsible manner
maintenance work on the dryer without supervision.
Do not leave children kunsupervised near the
This appliance is labelled in accordance with European Directive
dryer.
2012/19/EU concerning used electrical and electronic appliances
Keep pets away from the dryer.
(waste electrical and electronic equipment - WEEE). The guideline
determines the framework for the return and recycling of used
The dryer can be operated by children 8 years old
and older, by persons with reduced physical,
appliances as applicable throughout the EU.
sensory or mental abilities and by persons with
insufficient experience or knowledge if they are
For further information about our products, accessories, spare parts
supervised or have been instructed in its use by
and services, please visit: www.siemens-home.com
a responsible adult.
Contents
Page
Preparation
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Setting the programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Drying
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3/4
Programme selector
Display panel
Information on laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
Fine adjustment of the drying result . . 5/6
Care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Programme overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Frost protection / Transport . . . . . . . . . . . 8
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Optional accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
What to do if... / After-sales service . . . . 10
Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Clean the fluff filter and/or air cooler under running water
Page 4/6
Clean filter
Empty the condensate container.
Empty water
End of programme in 1*-24 hours (Press button several times if required)
(*depending on the selected programme, e.g. duration 1:54h
2h.
Can always be selected to the next full hour.)
0, 1, 2, 3
The drying result (e.g. Cupboard Dry) can be adjusted over three levels (1 - max. 3)
for the Cotton, Easy-Care and Rapid 40 programmes
presetting = 0.
After one of these programmes has been finely adjusted, the setting is retained for the others.
Further information
Page 5/6.
1
Preparing for
installation, see Page 8
Never start the dryer if it is damaged!
Inspecting the
Inform your after-sales service.
dryer
Make sure your hands are dry.
Connecting the
Hold the plug only.
mains plug
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 "Woollens basket"
(depending on model)
Selecting and adjusting the programme
1
Select the drying programme ...
2
... and adapt to individual requirements
Time
Additional
remaining
functions
All buttons are sensitive and only
need to be touched lightly.
3
Press the Start/Stop button
Only operate the dryer with
the fluff filter inserted!
Low Heat
Reduced temperature for delicate fabrics
that require
a longer drying time; e.g. for polyacrylics, polyamide, elastane
or acetate.
Less Ironing
Reduces creasing and extends the anti-creasing phase once
the program has ended.
Finish in
Buzzer
Select On/Off for buzzer at the end of the programme.
Fine
adjustment of
the drying
result
2
Drying
Emptying condensation
Empty container after each drying operation!
1.
Pull out condensate container keeping it horizontal.
2.
Pour out condensation.
3.
Always push container in fully until it clicks into place.
If Empty water flashes in the display panel
What to do if..., Page 10.
Condensate container
Cleaning the fluff filter
Control panel
Drum interior light
Clean the fluff filter after each drying operation.
(depending on model)
1.
Open the door, remove fluff from door/door area.
2.
Pull out and fold open the fluff filter.
3.
Remove the fluff (by wiping the filter with your hand).
If the fluff filter is very dirty or blocked, rinse with warm water and dry
thoroughly.
4.
Close and reinsert the fluff filter.
Switching off the dryer
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Do not leave laundry in the dryer.
Removing the laundry
The automatic anti-crease function causes the drum to move at specific intervals, the washing remains
loose and fluffy for an hour (two hours if the additional Less Ironing function is also selected-
depending on model).
Maintenance
Air inlet
flap
Programme end
Fluff filter
once lights up in the display.
Drum
Interrupt programme
removing or adding laundry.
The drying cycle can be interrupted for a brief period so that laundry may be added or removed.
The programme selected must then be resumed and completed.
Never switch the dryer off before the drying process has ended.
Drying
Drum and door may be hot!
1.
Open door, the drying process is interrupted.
2.
Load or remove laundry and close door.
3.
If required, select a new programme and additional functions.
4.
Press the Start/Stop button.
3
Information on laundry ...
Fine adjustment of the drying result
Labelling of fabrics
Follow the manufacturer's care information.
Drying at normal temperature.
Drying at low temperature
also select Low Heat.
Do not machine dry.
Care and cleaning
Observe safety instructions without fail
Page 11!
Do not tumble-dry the following fabrics for example:
Dryer housing, control panel, air cooler, moisture sensors
– Impermeable fabrics (e.g. rubber-coated fabrics).
– Wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
– Delicate materials (silk or curtains made from synthetic material)
they may crease
– Do not use harsh cleaning agents and solvents.
– Laundry contaminated with oil.
– Remove detergent and cleaning agent residue immediately.
Drying tips
– During drying, water may collect between the door and seal.
– To ensure a consistent result, sort the laundry by fabric type and drying programme.
– Always dry very small items (e.g. baby socks) together with large items of laundry
(e.g. hand towel).
– Close zips, hooks and eyelets, and button up covers.
Air cooler / Protective filter
Tie fabric belts, apron strings, etc. together
When cleaning, only remove the protective filter. Clean the air cooler
– Do not over-dry easy-care laundry
risk of creasing!
behind the protective filter once a year.
Allow laundry to finish drying in the air.
– Allow the dryer to cool.
– Do not dry woolens in the dryer, only use to freshen them up
Page 7, Woollens Finish
– Residual water may leak out, so place an absorbent towel
Programme (depending on model).
– Do not iron laundry immediately after drying, fold items up and leave for a while
the remaining moisture will then be distributed evenly.
1. Unlock the maintenance door.
– The drying result depends on the type of water used during washing.
Fine adjustment
2. Open the maintenance door fully.
of the drying result
Page 5/6.
– Machine-knitted fabrics (e.g. T-shirts or jerseys) often shrink the first time they are dried
do not use the Cupboard Dry Extra programme.
– Starched laundry is not always suitable for dryers
starch leaves behind a coating that
adversely affects the drying operation.
3. Turn both locking levers towards each another.
– Use the correct dosage of fabric softener as per the manufacturer's instructions when
4. Pull out the protective filter/air cooler.
washing the laundry to be dried.
– Use the timer programme for small loads
this improves the drying result.
Do not damage the protective filter or air cooler.
Environmental protection / Energy-saving tips
Clean with warm water only. Do not use any hard or sharp-edged
– Before drying, spin the laundry thoroughly in the washing machine
the higher the spin
objects.
speed the shorter the drying time will be (consumes less energy), also spin easy-care
laundry.
– Put in, but do not exceed, the maximum recommended quantity of laundry
programme
5. Clean the protective filter/ air cooler thoroughly,
overview
Page 7.
Allow to drip dry.
– Make sure the room is well ventilated during drying.
– Do not obstruct or seal up the air inlet.
6. Clean the seals.
– Keep the air cooler clean
Page 6 "Care and cleaning".
7. Re-insert the protective filter/air cooler,
Fine adjustment of the drying result
with the handle facing down.
8. Turn back both locking levers.
Adjustment of the levels of dryness
9. Close the maintenance door until the lock clicks into place.
Moisture sensors
The dryer is fitted with stainless steel moisture sensors. The sensors
x
x
measure the level of moisture in the laundry. After a long period of
operation, a fine layer of limescale may form on the sensors.
Turn to Off
1 x to
Press and hold Low Heat
Press Low Heat until
Turn to Off
1. Open the door and clean the moisture sensors with a damp sponge
the right
and turn 5 x to the right
the required level is reached
which has a rough surface.
Do not use steel wool or abrasive materials.
4
5
L:00, L:01, L:02, L:03 are shown in sequence
Short signal when changing from L:03 to L:00, otherwise long
signal.
Only when switched off!
This does not affect your dryer's functions in any way.
Clean the protective filter 5 - 6 times a year
or if Clean filter flashes after cleaning the fluff filter.
underneath the maintenance door.
6

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   Summary of Contents for Siemens WT46E381GB

  • Page 1 Fine adjustment of the drying result installation, see Page 8 Empty container after each drying operation! Congratulations - You have chosen a modern, high-quality Siemens for domestic use only, Labelling of fabrics Never start the dryer if it is damaged! Inspecting the Pull out condensate container keeping it horizontal.
  • Page 2 Standard programme for cottons in accordance with current EU regulation 932/2012 Drying has been interrupted as a result of a power cut, because the – The exterior of the appliance's rear panel becomes very hot during WT46E381GB Preparation Programme Load...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Intended use Preparing for Your new dryer installation, see Page 8 Congratulations - You have chosen a modern, high-quality Siemens for domestic use only, Never start the dryer if it is damaged! domestic appliance. only to be used for drying fabrics that have been Inform your after-sales service.
  • Page 4: Drying

    Drying Emptying condensation Empty container after each drying operation! Pull out condensate container keeping it horizontal. specting the Pour out condensation. dryer Always push container in fully until it clicks into place. If Empty water flashes in the display panel What to do if..., Page 10.
  • Page 5: Information On Laundry

    Information on laundry ... Fine adjustment of the drying result Labelling of fabrics L:00, L:01, L:02, L:03 are shown in sequence Follow the manufacturer's care information. Short signal when changing from L:03 to L:00, otherwise long signal. Drying at normal temperature. Drying at low temperature also select Low Heat.
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation – Delivery specification: dryer, instructions for installation and use, woollens basket (depending on model). – Check dryer for transport damage. – The dryer is very heavy. Do not attempt to lift it on your own. – Be careful to avoid sharp edges. –...
  • Page 7: Technical Data

    What to do if ... Technical data If you cannot rectify a fault yourself (e.g. switching off/on), please contact our after-sales service. We will Dimensions (DxWxH) 60 x 60 x 85 cm (height adjustable) always find an appropriate solution and will avoid unnecessary visits by engineers. Trust the expertise of the Weight approximately 45 kg manufacturer and rest assured that the repair will be carried out by trained service technicians using original...
  • Page 8: Safety Instructions

    – Switch off the dryer once the programme has ended. – The exterior of the appliance's rear panel becomes very hot during WT46E381GB operation. Never touch the hot surface of the appliance's rear panel. Keep children away from the appliance Risk of burns! –...

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