Care and cleaning
You must DISCONNECT the appliance
from the electricity supply, before you
can carry out any cleaning or
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se only soap and water and then dry
Important: do not use methylated spirit,
diluents or similar products..
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Clean periodically the interior part of
the door to remove any fluff from the
seals around the filter. Accurate clean-
ing ensures correct drying.
C C l l e e a a n n i i n n g g t t h h e e f f i i l l t t e e r r s s
Your dryer will only function well if the fil-
ters are clean.
The filters collect all the fluff which
accumulates during drying and they
must therefore be cleaned at t t he e e nd
of e e ach p p rogramme, before removing
the laundry, with a damp cloth.
is on to remind you this
The filter in the inner door must be
removed for cleaning.
Do not be alarmed by the amount of fluff. It
is not due to excessive wear caused by the
All fabric loses fluff when drying but it
goes un-noticed in the air. In a tumble
dryer it simply collects in the filter.
After a while, a withish patina due to
detergent residue on laundry forms on
the filters. When this occurs, clean the
filters with warm water using a brush.
Remove the filter in the door opening
as per picture (it can be positioned with
the tooth facing to the left or to the
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