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Safety Information; Installation And Servicing; Child Safety; During Use - Electrolux EDC 3250 Instruction Book

Condensing tumble dryer
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Safety information

Before installing and first using the tumble dryer, read this instruction booklet carefully, including
its hints and warnings. To avoid unnecessary mistakes and accidents, it is important to ensure
that all people using the dryer are thoroughly familiar with its operation and safety features.
Save these instructions and make sure they remain with the tumble dryer if it is moved or sold, so
that everyone using it through its life can be properly informed on appliance use and safety.

Installation and servicing

All installation and service work done on the product
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must be carried out by a qualified technician. Work
performed by persons with inadequate knowledge may
adversely affect the satisfactory functioning of the
product and may cause personal injury or damage.
Before any work is carried out on the tumble dryer, it
must be isolated from the electrical supply. To do this
the power plug must be removed from the wall socket.
The machine is heavy, so take care when moving it.
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If the dryer is installed in a bathroom without fixed
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wiring to the electrical supply, an earth leakage circuit
breaker (or RCD) must be used.
The power cable must be plugged into an earthed
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socket, which must be easily accessible. Permanent
installation must only be carried out by an authorized
electrician.
If the power cord is damaged, it must be replaced
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by a special cord or assembly available from the
manufacturer or its service agent.
Make sure that the power cable is not nipped or other-
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wise damaged when moving the machine in connection
with installation or cleaning etc.
The ventilation opening at the bottom of the door should
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not be obstructed if the dryer is on a carpeted floor.
The adjustable feet must not be removed, these
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ensure that the underside of the dryer is ventilated.
Servicing and repairs must be carried out by a service
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company authorised by the supplier. Use only spare
parts supplied by these. Never try to repair the machine
yourself.

Child safety

The tumble dryer should be used by adults only. Do not
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let children play with the controls or other parts of it.
Keep all packaging well away from children.
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Before loading the machine, check that there are no
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foreign objects or pets inside the drum.

During use

This dryer is intended only for normal domestic drying of
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laundry and only in accordance with these instructions.
Using it for other purposes could lead to physical injury
or damage to property and invalidate the guarantee.
Do not overload the dryer (see "Using your appliance").
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Never start the dryer unless the fluff filter is clean and
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correctly in place, or if the fluff filter is damaged (this
could cause overheating or damage your laundry).
Get into the habit of cleaning the condenser at regular
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intervals. Keeping the condenser as clean as possible
makes the dryer more efficient and means shorter
drying times.
Laundry which has been in contact with chemicals such
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as dry cleaning fluid and similar, should not be dried in
the machine, since volatile chemicals can be a fire risk.
The following items/materials should not be dried in
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the machine either:
– Pillows, cushions, down-filled items etc. (these
cause a build-up of heat and can make the dryer
overheat)
– Wool, on account of its tendency to mat
– Especially sensitive textiles, such as synthetic
curtains, silk etc.
– Garments made of foam rubber or rubber-like
materials must not be dried in the machine.
Always switch off and unplug the appliance after use.
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When removing the electrical plug, grip the plug, not
the lead.

At the end of the dryer's life

The symbol
on the product or on its packaging indicates
that this product may not be treated as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection
point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment.
By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will
help prevent potential negative consequences for the
environment and human health, which could otherwise be
caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product.
For more detailed information about recycling of this product,
please contact your local city office, your household waste
disposal service or the shop where you purchased the
product.
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822 61 13-62

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