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  • Page 1 LAVATHERM 56740 User manual Condenser Dryer...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for choosing one of our high-quality products. To ensure optimal and regular performance of your appliance please read this instruction manual carefully. It will enable you to navigate all processes perfectly and most efficiently. To refer to this manual any time you need to, we recommend you to keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 3: Operating Instructions

    Operating Instructions Important safety information In the interest of your safety and to ensure the correct use, before installing and first using the appliance, read this user manual carefully, including its hints and warnings. To avoid unnecessary mistakes and accidents, it is important to ensure that all people using the appliance are thoroughly familiar with its operation and safety features.
  • Page 4 Important safety information • Please make sure that no gas lighters or matches have accidentally been left in pockets of garments to be loaded into appliance WARNING! Never stop a tumble dry before the end of the drying cycle unless all items are quickly removed and spread out so that the heat is dissipated.
  • Page 5: Child Safety

    • Caution - hot surface : Do not touch the door light cover surface when the light is switched on. (Only dryers equipped with internal drum light) Child safety • This machine is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without su- pervision.
  • Page 6: Product Description

    Product description Product description Control panel Water reservoir Drum light Fine fluff filters Course fluff filters Fluff filters Rating plate Loading door (reversible) Heat exchanger door Button for opening door in plinth Ventilation grille Adjustable feet...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Control panel Programme knob and OFF switch Function buttons START PAUSE button DELAY START button Display Functions and warning leds Before first use In order to remove any residues which may have been produced during production, wipe the dryer drum with a damp cloth or carry out a brief drying cycle (ca. 30 min.) with damp cloths in the machine.
  • Page 8 Sorting and preparing laundry Drying in the tumble dryer possible in prin- ciple Do not place in the appliance any wet laundry which is not specified on the care label as being suitable for tumble-drying. This appliance can be used for all wet laundry items which are labelled as suitable for tumble-drying.
  • Page 9: Programme Overview

  • Page 10 Programme overview Additional func- • SPORTS 2 kg LIGHT 1 kg • EASY IRON (or 5 PLUS shirt WOOL 1 kg • CARE 1) select DELICATE 2) set by default tions For sportswear, thin fabrics, polyester, which are • • •...
  • Page 11: Daily Use

    Daily use Switching machine on / switching light on Turn the programme selector to any programme or turn it to DRUM LIGHT. The machine has been switched on. When the loading door is opened, the drum is illuminated. Opening loading door / loading laundry 1.
  • Page 12: Long Anti-crease Function

    Daily use LONG ANTI-CREASE function A long anti-crease phase lengthen the anti-crease phase (30 min.) at the end of the drying additionally by 60 minutes. The drum rotates at intervals during this phase. This keeps the laundry loose and free of creases. Phase lasts in total 90 minutes. The laundry can be removed at any time during the anti-crease phase.
  • Page 13: Delay Start Function

    2. Press the TIME button repeatedly until the desired programme duration is shown in the display, e.g. 20 for a programme of 20 minutes. If the programme duration is not selected, the duration is automatically set to 10 mins. DELAY START function With the DELAY START button, you can delay the start of a programme by between 30 minutes (30') and a maximum of 20 hours (20h).
  • Page 14: Starting The Programme

    Daily use Starting the programme Press the START PAUSE button. Led above stops flashing, becomes steady. The programme is star- ted. Display shows elapsing cycle time or delay time if activated. Changing programme To change a programme which has been selected by mistake once the programme has started, first turn the programme selector to OFF and then reset the programme.
  • Page 15 Daily use - Clean the micro-fine filter and fine filter - Drain the condensed water container (See chapter “Care and cleaning”.) 5. Close the door.
  • Page 16: Care And Cleaning

    Care and cleaning Care and cleaning Cleaning fluff filter The filters collect all the fluff which accumulates during drying. To ensure that the dryer works perfectly, the fluff filters (micro-fine filter and fine strainer) must be cleaned after every drying cycle. The warning led is on to remind you this operation.
  • Page 17: Cleaning The Door Seal

    Take out fine strainer. Remove fluff from fine strainer. It is best to use a damp hand for this purpose. Clean the entire filter area The strainer area does not have to be cleaned after every drying cycle, but should be checked regularly and cleaned of fluff if necessary.
  • Page 18: Cleaning Heat Exchanger

    Care and cleaning WARNING! The condensate is not suitable for drinking or for preparing foodstuffs. 1. Take out drawer containing condensed water container completely 1 and pull up the condensed water container’s drain- age pipe as far as it will go 2. 2.
  • Page 19: Cleaning The Drum

    4. Turn both lock washers inwards. 5. Use the handle to pull the heat exchanger out of the base and carry it horizontally to prevent any remaining water from spilling. 6. To empty the heat exchanger, hold verti- cally over a washing-up bowl. CAUTION! Do not use sharp objects to clean.
  • Page 20: What To Do If

    What to do if ... What to do if ... Troubleshooting by yourself If, during operation, the error code the machine off and on again. Reset programme. Press the START PAUSE button If the error is still displayed, please inform your local Service Force Centre and quote the error code. Problem Dryer does not work.
  • Page 21: Changing The Bulb For Interior Lighting

    Displayed programme time changes erratically or stays un- changed for a long time. Programme inactive, empty water tank warning led is light- ing. Drying cycle ends shortly after programme starts. Drying cycle lasts an unusually long time. Note: After around 5 hours the drying cycle ends au- tomatically (see „Drying cycle complete ”).
  • Page 22: Machine Settings

    Machine settings Machine settings Setting BUZZER permanent off Water hardness Water contains, a variable quantity of limestone and mineral salts of which quantities vary according to geograph- ical locations thus varying its conduc- tivity values. Relevant variations of the conductivity of the water compared to those prefixed by the factory could slightly influence the residual humidity of the laundry at...
  • Page 23: Technical Data

    Technical data This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives: – 2006/95/EEC dated 12.12.2006 Low Voltage Directive – 89/336/EEC dated 03.05.1989 EMC Directive inclusive of Amending Directive 92/31/EEC – 93/68/EEC dated 22.07.1993 CE Marking Directive Height x width x depth Depth with loading door open Height can be adjusted by Weight when empty...
  • Page 24: Installation

    Installation All the cycles have to be checked in accordance with EN 61121 (Tumble dryers for household use – Methods for measuring the performance). Installation Appliance positioning • It is recommended that, for your convenience, the machine is positioned close to your washing machine.
  • Page 25: Electrical Connection

    3. Remove foil hose and polystyrene pad- ding from the machine. Electrical connection Details on mains voltage, type of current and the fuses required should be taken from the rating plate. The rating plate is fitted near the loading aperture (see “Product description” chapter).
  • Page 26: Door Reversal

    Intermediate installation kit for stacked washer and dryer: Available from your Service Force Centre or your specialist dealer These intermediate installation kits can be used to arrange the dryer and an automatic AEG- Electrolux washing machine (60 cm wide, front loading) as a space-saving washer/dryer stack.
  • Page 27: Environmental Tips

    Packaging material The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recycled. The plastic com- ponents are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<, >PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate container at the community waste disposal facilities. WARNING! When disposing of old appliances, remove the mains cable and dispose of together with the plug.
  • Page 28: Guarantee/customer Service

    Guarantee/Customer Service So that you have the necessary reference numbers from your appliance at hand, we rec- ommend that you write them in here: Model description: ... PNC: ... S No.: ... Guarantee/Customer Service GREAT BRITAIN & IRELAND Standard guarantee conditions We, Electrolux, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this Elec- trolux appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we will, at our option repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE...
  • Page 29: European Guarantee

    Customer Care Department, Electrolux Major Appliances Addington Way, Luton Bedfordshire, LU4 9QQ Electrolux AEG-Electrolux Zanussi-Electrolux 1) Calls may be recorded for training purposes For Customer Service in The Republic of Ireland please contact us at the address below: Electrolux Group (Irl) Ltd...
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