Important Safety Information
It is important that this instruction book be kept with the appliance for future reference. If you
sell or give the appliance away, make sure that the book is passed to the new owners so that
they can familiarise themselves with its operation and relevant warnings.
The following warnings are provided in the interests of overall safety. You must read them
carefully before installing or using the appliance.
This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when
It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt
to modify this product in any way.
All packing and transit bolts must be removed before
use. Serious damage can occur to the product and to
property if this is not adhered to. See relevant section
Any plumbing work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified plumber or
Any electrical work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified electrician or
Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does
not stand on the electrical supply cable.
If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor, please
adjust the feet in order to allow air to circulate freely.
This appliance is designed to be operated by adults.
Children should not be allowed to tamper with the
controls or play with the product.
Pets and children have been known to climb into
washer-dryers. Please check your drum before use.
The glass door becomes very hot during the washing
and drying cycle. Keep children away from the
vicinity of the appliance whilst it is in operation.
Keep all packaging well away from children.
Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children's
Always unplug the appliance and turn off the water
supply after use.
Do not overload the appliance. See relevant section
in the instruction book.
Only wash and dry fabrics which are designed to be
machine washed and dried. If in doubt, consult the
care label on the clothes.
Before washing, ensure that all pockets are empty
and buttons and zips are fastened. Avoid washing
frayed or torn articles and treat stains such as paint,
ink, rust, and grass before washing. Underwired bras
must NOT be machine washed.
Any objects such as coins, safety pins, nails, screws,
stones or any other hard, sharp material can cause
extensive damage and must not be placed into the
Garments which have been in contact with volatile
petroleum products should not be machine washed.
If volatile cleaning fluids are used, care should be
taken to ensure that the fluid is removed from the
garment before placing in the machine.
Wash small items such as socks, laces, washable
belts etc in a washing bag or pillow case as it is
possible for such items to slip down between the tub
and the inner drum.
Only use the advised quantities of fabric softener.
Damage to the fabric can ensue if you over-fill.
Refer to the manufacturer's recommendations of
As some duvets and eiderdowns should be
washed/dried in large commercial machines because
of their bulk, please check with the manufacturer of
the item before washing in a domestic machine.
The users should always check that they have not
left their gas lighters (disposable or otherwise) in
Never tumble dry items that have had contact with
chemicals such as dry cleaning fluid.These are of a
volatile nature and could cause an explosion.
Only tumble dry items which have been washed in
water or require airing.
Plastic detergent dispensers should not remain in the
drum during the drying cycle, as the plastic used is
not designed to withstand the heat. If you wish to
wash-through-to-dry you should use the conventional
detergent dispenser drawer.
Leave the porthole door slightly ajar between washes
to preserve the door seal.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair
the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious
malfunctioning. Contact your local Zanussi Service
Force Centre. Always insist on genuine Zanussi