time changes erratically or
stays unchanged for a
CONTAINER display illu-
Drying cycle ends shortly
after programme starts.
CREASE) light is on.
Drying cycle lasts an un-
usually long time. Note:
After up to 5 hours the
drying cycle ends auto-
matically (see 'End of dry-
Changing the bulb for interior lighting
Only use a special bulb which is designed
specially for dryers. The special bulb can be
obtained from your local Service Force cen-
Warning! When the appliance is
switched on, the interior lighting
switches itself off after 4 minutes when
the door is open.
Warning! Do not use standard bulbs!
These develop too much heat and may
damage the machine!
Warning! Before replacing the bulb,
disconnect the mains plug.
This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives:
– 2006/95/EC dated 12.12.2006 Low Voltage Directive
– 89/336/EEC dated 03.05.1989 EMC Directive inclusive of Amending Directive
– 93/68/EEC dated 22.07.1993 CE Marking Directive
Defective light bulb.
Programme time is corrected auto-
matically depending on type and
volume of laundry and level of
Condensate tank is full.
Not enough washing loaded or
washing loaded is too dry for selec-
Lint filter clogged.
Fluff filter clogged.
Load volume too big.
Laundry insufficiently spun.
Particularly high room temperature.
Temporary switching off of the
compressor to avoid overload.
Colour fastness of textiles.
Replace light bulb (see next sec-
Automatic process; this is not a
Empty condensate tank, then start
programme with START/PAUZE
Select time programme or higher
drying level (e.g.
(EXTRA) instead of
Clean lint filter.
Clean fluff filter.
Reduce load volume.
Laundry must be adequately spun.
Automatic process, there is no fault
with the appliance. If possible, low-
er the room temperature.
Check colour fastness of textiles.
Only treat textiles together if they
are a similar colour.
1. Unscrew cover above the bulb (this can
be found directly behind the loading aper-
ture, at the top; refer to "Description of
2. Replace defective bulb.
3. Screw cover back down.
Check the correct positioning of o-ring gas-
ket before screwing back the door light cov-
er. Do not operate the dryer when missing o-
ring gasket on door light cover.
Warning! For safety reasons, the cover
must be screwed down tightly. If this is
not done, the dryer must not be