It is most important that this instruction book
should be retained with the appliance for future
reference. Should the appliance be sold or trans-
ferred to another owner, or should you move
house and leave the appliance, always ensure that
the book is supplied with the appliance in order
that the new owner can get to know the function-
ing of the appliance and the relevant warnings.
These warnings have been provided in the interest
of safety. You MUST read them carefully before
installing or using the appliance.
Any electrical work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified electrician or
Make sure that the appliance does not stand on its
electrical supply cable.
If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor,
please adjust the feet in order to allow air to circu-
This tumble dryer is designed to be vented through
to the open air. It should have its own ventilation
system which should not be joined with any other
ventilation system connected to any other appli-
Always unplug the appliance after use.
Clothes which are dripping wet should not be
placed in the dryer.
Always load well spun laundry. The higher the
spin speed, the lower the electricity consumption
and the shorter the drying times.
Never tumble dry items that have been in contact
with chemicals such as dry cleaning fluid. These
are of a volatile nature and could cause an explo-
As some bulky items such as duvets and eider-
downs should be dried in large commercial
machines because of their bulk, check with the
manufacturer of the item if it is suitable for drying in
a domestic machine, even if the dry weight of the
item is within the limit advised.
Always check that no cigarette lighters have been
left in pockets.
Leave the porthole door slightly ajar when not in
use to preserve the door seal.
The fluff filter must be cleaned after every use.
Do not operate the appliance with a damaged filter
as this may cause a fire.
Do not overload the appliance.
Do not allow fluff to accumulate around the dryer.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to
repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious
malfunctioning. Refer to your local Tricity Bendix
Service Centre. Always insist on genuine Tricity
Bendix spare parts.
It is dangerous to modify or try to modify the speci-
fications of this appliance in any way.
This appliance is designed to be used by adults.
Children should not be allowed to touch the con-
trols or play with the product.
Pets and small children may climb into tumble dry-
ers. Check your appliance each time before use.
The materials used on this appliance marked with
This means that they can be recycled by disposing
of them properly in appropriate collection contain-
If you take your appliance to a refuse disposal
site, cut off the power cable flush with the appli-
ance to avoid the danger of the appliance being re-
used, and disable the door catch to prevent chil-
dren becoming trapped inside.