P reparing the laundry
L a u n d r y
Risk of explosion or fire!
Remove any cigarette lighters and
matches from pockets.
The dryer drum and fabrics may be
Remove all objects from pockets and
observe the following information:
Tie cloth belts, apron strings, etc.
together or use a laundry bag.
Close zips, hooks and eyelets and
buttons. Button up large items of
laundry, such as covers.
Remove any metal objects, such as
paper clips, from pockets.
To ensure a consistent drying result,
sort laundry by fabric type and
Always dry very small items of
laundry, e.g. babies' socks, together
with large items such as towels.
Knitted fabrics such as T-shirts and
jerseys often shrink the first time they
are tumble-dried. Use a gentle
Do not overdry easy-care laundry.
This increases creasing of the
Use timed programmes for single
Some detergents and care products,
e.g. starch or softeners, contain
particles which may be deposited on
the moisture sensor. This may impair
the sensor function and in
consequence the drying result.
– When washing laundry to be
tumble-dried, use the correct
amount of detergent and care
products as specified in the
– Clean the moisture sensor
regularly ~ Page 39.
Sorting laundry according to:
c Suitable for tumble drying
a Dry at normal temperature
` Dry at low temperature
b Do not tumble-dry
Do not load laundry from the
washing machine directly into the
tumble dryer. Sort the spun laundry
before placing it in the dryer drum.
If you dry thin, thick and multi-layer
fabrics together, they will dry to differing
degrees. To achieve an even drying
result, you should therefore only dry
together laundry of the same type of
fabric and structure. If you feel that the
laundry is still too damp, you can select
a timed programme for subsequent
drying ~ Page 28.
Possibility of material damage to the
dryer or laundry.
Do not tumble-dry the following
Laundry contaminated with oil.
Non-breathable fabrics (e.g. rubber-
Easily damaged fabrics such as silk,