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Electrolux LAVATHERM 58840R User Manual

Electrolux LAVATHERM 58840R User Manual

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  • Page 1 LAVATHERM 58840R User manual Condenser Dryer with Rack...
  • Page 2: Dear Customer

    Dear Customer Thank you for choosing one of our high-quality products. With this appliance you will experience the perfect combination of functional design and cutting edge technology. Convince yourself that our appliances are engineered to deliver the best performance and control - indeed we are setting the highest standards of excellence.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Operating Instructions Important safety information Product description Control panel What is shown in the display Before first use Sorting and preparing laundry Programme overview Daily use Switching machine on / switching light on Opening loading door / loading laundry Selecting the programme Setting dryness level Setting the pre-drainage spin speed...
  • Page 4 Contents Cleaning the drum Clean operating screen and housing What to do if ... Troubleshooting by yourself Changing the bulb for interior lighting Machine settings Technical data Consumption values Hints for test institutes Installation Appliance positioning Removing transport safety packaging Drying rack unpacking Electrical connection Changing door stop...
  • Page 5: Operating Instructions

    Important safety information 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 im- portant to ensure that all people using the appliance are thoroughly familiar with its operation and safety features.
  • Page 6 Important safety information • Items that have been soiled with substances such as cooking oil acetone, petrol, kerosene, spot removers, turpentine, waxes and wax removers should be washed in hot water with an extra amount of detergent before being dried in the tumble dryer.
  • Page 7 Important safety information • If the tumble dryer is placed on top of a washing machine, it is compulsory to use the stacking kit (optional accessory). • This appliance is designed for domestic use. It must not be used for purposes other than those for which it was designed.
  • Page 8: Product Description

    Product description Product description Control panel Drawer with condensed water container Fine strainer (lint filter) Lamp for inside light Large mesh filter (lint filter) Drying rack Loading door (reversible) Micro-fine filter (lint filter) Rating plate Button for opening door in plinth Heat exchanger covered by base door Air slots Screwed feet (with height adjustment)
  • Page 9: Control Panel

    Control panel Control panel Programme knob and OFF UIT switch Function buttons START PAUSE START PAUZE button DELAY START STARTUITSTEL button Status led Display...
  • Page 10: What Is Shown In The Display

    Before first use What is shown in the display time to end / error message cycle phase status options warnings spin speed selection dryness selection 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 (30 MIN) with damp cloths in the machine.
  • Page 11 Sorting and preparing laundry • Sorting by care label. The care labels mean: Drying at reduced Drying in the tumble Drying at normal temperature (set Drying in the tumble dryer possible in prin- DELICATE DELICAAT dryer not possible temperature ciple option) Do not place in the appliance any wet laundry which is not specified on the care label as being suitable for tumble-drying.
  • Page 12: Programme Overview

    Programme overview Programme overview Additional functions/options Application/properties EXTRA EX- Thorough drying of thick or 7 kg • • • • • • • multi- layered fabrics, e.g. terry DROOG towelling items, bathrobes. STRONG Thorough drying of thick fab- INTENSIEF 7 kg •...
  • Page 13 Programme overview Additional functions/options Application/properties FRESHEN For refreshing or gently clean- UP OPFRIS- 1 kg • • • • ing textiles with commercially available dry cleaning products. MICRO-FI- For thin fabrics, polyester and • BER MI- 1 kg • • •...
  • Page 14 Programme overview Additional functions/options Application/properties Special program with anti- crease mechanism for easy care fabrics such shirts and blouses; for minimum ironing effort. The • SHIRTS results depends on the type of (or 7 • • • • • HEMDEN fabric and its finish.
  • Page 15 Programme overview Additional functions/options Application/properties For drying woollen fabrics after they have been washed, using warm air at minimum mechanical load (Follow sec- WOOL tion “Sorting and preparing • RACK 1 kg • • • washing”). Recommendation: DROOGREK Remove fabrics immediately after drying, as no anti-crease programme follows.
  • Page 16: Daily Use

    Daily use Daily use Switching machine on / switching light on Turn the programme selector to any programme or turn it to LIGHT LICHT AAN. The machine has been switched on. When the loading door is opened, the drum is illuminated.
  • Page 17: Setting Dryness Level

    Daily use Setting dryness level If laundry comes out of the machine too damp after a standard drying programme, you can increase the drying result by using the DRYNESS DROOGTEGRAAD function. Laundry becomes drier as you move from MIN to MAX. Press the DRYNESS DROOGTEGRAAD button repeatedly until the desired dryness level (MIN, MED or MAX) is shown in the display.
  • Page 18: Delicate

    Daily use 2. To set the option press OPTION OPTIE button. You will see available options shown as icons on the screen: DELICATE LONG ANTI- SENSITIVE BUZZER CREASE DELICATE icon flashes. Flashing icon means: selected but not active. To activate selected OPTION OPTIE press OK button. Activated option is visible as flashing icon with dash beneath.
  • Page 19: Long Anti-Crease

    Daily use LONG ANTI-CREASE 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.
  • Page 20: Time

    Daily use Time To select the programme duration after set- ting the TIME TIJD PROGR. programme. You can select a programme duration from 10 mins to 3 hrs in 10-minute steps. 1. Turn the programme knob to the TIME TIJD PROGR. programme. The blinking 10' above TIME TIJD PROGR.
  • Page 21: Starting The Programme

    Daily use all buttons and the programme knob. The child lock can be activated or deactivated by holding down the OPTION OPTIE and OK buttons simultaneously for 5 seconds. – Before programme is started: Appliance cannot be used – After programme is started: Programme in operation cannot be changed icon appears in the display to indicate that the child safety device is activated.
  • Page 22: Putting In Extra Items Or Taking Items Out Before End Of Programme

    Daily use Putting in extra items or taking items out before end of programme 1. Open loading door. WARNING! Laundry and drum can become hot. Risk of burns! 2. Load or remove laundry items. 3. Close loading securely. Lock must audibly lock. 4.
  • Page 23: Drying Rack

    Drying rack Drying rack The drying rack offers the possibility of drying washable woollen fabrics and sports shoes. The drying rack does not turn with the clothes-dryer drum. This allows the drying of woollen garments or sports shoes. When wet, the wool must be moved as little as possible because it tends to become matted, so drying rack is a solution.
  • Page 24 Drying rack Take out the insoles and place them beside the shoes on the rack. Tie the shoelaces. 4. Select the required programme run time, selectable with an interval of 10 min, from 30 min. up to 180 minutes. Press the TIME TIJD PROGR. button as many times as necessary until the re- quired programme running time is shown in the display.
  • Page 25: 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 icon is on to remind you this operation.
  • Page 26 Care and cleaning Push down unlock button on large mesh filter. Large mesh filter jumps up. 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...
  • Page 27: Cleaning The Door Seal

    Care and cleaning If the fine strainer is not fitted, the large mesh filter will not snap into place and the loading door cannot be closed. Cleaning the door seal Wipe the door seal with a damp cloth immediately after the drying cycle has finished.
  • Page 28: Cleaning Heat Exchanger

    Care and cleaning 2. Pour condensed water out into a ba- sin or similar receptacle. 3. Slide outlet connections in and refit condensate tank. If the programme has been interrup- ted as a result of the condensate tank being full: Press the START PAUSE START PAUZE button to continue the drying cycle.
  • Page 29: Cleaning The Drum

    Care and cleaning 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 re- maining water from spilling. 6. To empty the heat exchanger, hold vertically over a washing-up bowl.
  • Page 30: Clean Operating Screen And Housing

    Care and cleaning Clean operating screen and housing CAUTION! Do not use furniture cleaners or aggressive cleaning agents to clean the machine. Use a damp cloth to wipe down the operating screen and housing.
  • Page 31: What To Do If

    What to do if ... What to do if ... Troubleshooting by yourself E... If, during operation, the error code plus number or letter) appears on the LCD: Switch the machine off and on again. Reset programme. Press the START PAUSE START PAUZE button If the error is still displayed, please inform your local Service Force Centre and quote the error code.
  • Page 32 What to do if ... Programme selector in OFF UIT po- Turn programme selector to LIGHT sition. LICHT AAN or to any programme. Drum light does not work. Replace light bulb (see next sec- Defective light bulb. tion). Displayed programme Programme time is corrected time changes automatically depending on type...
  • Page 33: Changing The Bulb For Interior Lighting

    What to do if ... Changing the bulb for interior lighting Only use a special bulb which is designed specially for dryers. The special bulb can be obtained from the Customer Care Department, ET no. 112 552 000-5. When the appliance is switched on, the interior lighting switches itself off after 4 minutes when the door is open.
  • Page 34: Machine Settings

    Machine settings Machine settings Setting Implementation BUZZER permanent off 1. Turn the programme selector to any programme. 2. Press simultaneously the DRYNESS DROOGTEGRAAD and RPM T/MIN buttons and hold down for approx. 5 seconds. 3. The buzzer is by default always off. You can use BUZZER option to activate or deactivate sound but machine does not memorize your selection.
  • Page 35: Technical Data

    Technical data Technical data This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives: – 73/23/EEC dated 19.02.1973 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 85 x 60 x 58 cm Depth with loading door open 109 cm...
  • Page 36: Hints For Test Institutes

    Hints for test institutes Hints for test institutes Parameters possible to checked by the Test Institutes: • Energy consumption (corrected with final humidity) during the cupboard dry cotton cycle with nominal load. • Energy consumption (corrected with final humidity) during the cupboard dry cotton cycle with half load.
  • Page 37: Removing Transport Safety Packaging

    Installation WARNING! Should the appliance be moved, it must be transported vertically. WARNING! The appliance must not be installed behind the lockable door, a sliding door a door with a hinge on the opposite side to that of the appliance. Removing transport safety packaging CAUTION! Before use all parts of the transport packag-...
  • Page 38: Electrical Connection

    Installation 1. Remove upper protection polystyr- ene parts by pulling them. 2. Remove the elastic band fixing the rack handle to container. 3. Pull slightly rack handle (not to the end). Grasp at it harder and lift it up. For easiest unpacking turn the rack upside down 4.
  • Page 39 Installation The door stop may only be changed by a specialist. If necessary, please contact our after-sales service or your specialist dealer. WARNING! Before changing the door stop, disconnect the mains plug. Open loading door. Unscrew hinge A from the front of the machine and take off the loading door.
  • Page 40: Special Accessories

    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 (60cm wide, front loading) as a space- saving washer/dryer stack. The automatic washing machine is at the bottom and the dryer is at the top.
  • Page 41: Environment

    Environment Installation kit for external condensate drain Attached to your product Installation kit 125 122 510 for direct draining of condensate into a basin, siphon, gully, etc. The condensate tank then no longer has to be drained, it must however remain in its intended position in the machine.
  • Page 42: Environmental Tips

    Environment Environmental tips • In the dryer, laundry becomes fluffy and soft. Fabric softeners are not therefore needed when washing. • Your dryer will function most economically if you: – always keep the ventilation slots on the base of the dryer unobstructed; –...
  • Page 43: Service

    Service In the event of technical faults, please first check whether you can remedy the problem yourself with the help of the operating instructions (Chapter “What to do if…”). If you were not able to remedy the problem yourself, please contact the Customer Care Department or one of our service partners.
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