4 safety information electrolux
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. Save these
instructions and make sure that they remain
with the appliance if it is moved or sold, so
that everyone using it through its life will be
properly informed on appliance use and safety.
• I t is dangerous to alter the specifications or
attempt to modify this product in any way.
• T his appliance is not intended for use by
persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities,
or lack of experience and knowledge,
unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance
by a person responsible for their safety.
• M ake sure that small pets do not climb into
the drum. To avoid this, please check into
the drum before using.
• A ny 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 machine.
• I n order to avoid danger of fires caused by
excessive drying, do not use appliance to
dry the following items: Cushions, quilts
and the like (these items accumulate heat).
• I tems such as foam rubber (latex foam),
shower caps, waterproof textiles, rubber
backed articles and clothes or pillows fitted
with foam rubber pads should not be dried
in the tumble dryer.
• A lways unplug the appliance after use,
cleaning and maintenance.
• U nder 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 Service Centre.
Always insist on genuine spare parts.
• O il-affected items can ignite spontaneously,
especially when exposed to heat sources
such as in a tumble dryer. The items become
warm, causing an oxidation reaction in
the oil. Oxidation creates heat. If the heat
can not escape, the items can become
hot enough to catch fire. Piling, stacking
or storing oil-affected items can prevent
heat from escaping and so create a fire
hazard. If it is unavoidable that fabrics that
contain vegetable or cooking oil or have
been contaminated by hair care products,
acetone, alcohol, 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.
• Danger of explosion: Never tumble
dry items that have been in contact with
flammable solvents (petrol, methylated
spirits, dry cleaning fluid and the like),
as these substances are volatile and
could cause an explosion. Only tumble
dry items washed with water.
• Risk of fire: items that have been spotted
or soaked with vegetable or cooking oil
constitute a fire hazard and should not be
placed in the tumble dryer.
• I f you have washed your laundry with stain
remover you must execute an extra rinse
cycle before loading your tumble dryer.
• P lease make sure that no gas lighters or
matches have accidentally been left in pockets
of garments to be loaded into the appliance.
• T he final part of a tumble dryer cycle occurs
without heat (cool down cycle) so that the
items are left at a temperature which ensures
they will not be damaged.
Never stop a tumble dryer before the end
of the drying cycle unless all items are
quickly removed and spread out so that
the heat is dissipated.