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Electrolux LAVATHERM 56840L User Manual

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  • Page 1 LAVATHERM 56840L User manual Condenser dryer...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Thank you for choosing one of our high-quality products. To ensure optimal and regular performance of your appliance please read this instruction manual carefully. It will enable you to navigate all processes perfectly and most efficiently. To refer to this manual any time you need to, we recommend you to keep it in a safe place.
  • Page 3: 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 important to ensure that all people using the appliance are thoroughly familiar with its operation and safety features.
  • Page 4 Important safety information • Please make sure that no gas lighters or matches have accidentally been left in pockets of garments to be loaded into appliance WARNING! Never stop a tumble dry before the end of the drying cycle unless all items are quickly removed and spread out so that the heat is dissipated.
  • Page 5: Environment

    Environment • Caution - hot surface : Do not touch the door light cover surface when the light is switched on. (Only dryers equipped with internal drum light) Child safety • This machine is not intended for use by young children or infirm persons without su- pervision.
  • Page 6: Product Description

    Product description WARNING! When the unit is no longer being used: • Pull the plug out of the socket. • Cut off the cable and plug and dispose of them. • Dispose of the door catch. This prevents children from trapping themselves inside and endangering their lives.
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Control panel Adjustable feet Control panel Control panel Programme selector and on/off switch Function buttons START PAUSE button DELAY START button Display Status LED Display Display description delay start child lock time program scope (10 min - cycle duration delay start scope...
  • Page 8: Before First Use

    Before first use 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 (ca. 30 min.) with damp cloths in the machine. Sorting and preparing laundry Sorting laundry •...
  • Page 9: Programme Overview

    Programme overview Programme overview Additional func- tions Application/properties COTTONS Thorough drying of thick or multi- layered fabrics, 7 kg • • • • EXTRA DRY e.g. terry towelling items, bathrobes. COTTONS Thorough drying of fabrics of even thicknesses, e.g. STORAGE 7 kg •...
  • Page 10: Daily Use

    Daily use Additional func- tions Application/properties • SPORTS For sportswear, thin fabrics, polyester, which are 2 kg • • • LIGHT not ironed. Special program with anti-crease mechanism for easy care fabrics such shirts and blouses; for min- 1 kg imum ironing effort.
  • Page 11: Selecting The Programme

    Daily use Selecting the programme Use the programme selector to set the programme you require. The estimated time to end of the pro- gramme appears in the LCD in h:mm format (hours:minutes). During the cycle time elapses by steps of one mi- nute;...
  • Page 12: Time Function

    Daily use – anti-crease phase and when phase starts or ends – cycle interruption by a warning – alarm To activate it: 1. Choose the drying programme. 2. Press BUZZER button - the led above is on. To deselect function press again BUZZER button. Led above is off.
  • Page 13: Child Lock Function

    Daily use 3. To activate the delay timer, press the START PAUSE button. The amount of time re- maining until the programme is set to start is continuously displayed (e.g. 15h, 14h, 13h, … 30' etc). The delay time icon is on.
  • Page 14: Drying Cycle Complete / Removing Laundry

    Care and cleaning Drying cycle complete / removing laundry Once the drying cycle is complete, display shows a blinking " 0 ". If the BUZZER button has been pressed, an acoustic signal sounds intermittently for about one minute. The drying cycles are automatically followed by an anti-crease phase which lasts around 30 minutes.
  • Page 15 Care and cleaning After a period of time, a 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 from the door pulling it out. It can be positioned with the tooth facing to the left or to the right).
  • Page 16: 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. Emptying the condensate tank Empty condensate tank after every drying cycle.
  • Page 17: Cleaning Heat Exchanger

    Care and cleaning Cleaning heat exchanger If the warning led is lighting, the heat exchanger needs to be cleaned. CAUTION! Operating when the heat exchanger is blocked with fluff can damage the dryer. This also increases energy consumption. 1. Open door. 2.
  • Page 18: Cleaning The Drum

    What to do if ... Cleaning the drum CAUTION! Do not use abrasives or steel wool to clean the drum. Lime in the water or cleaning agents may form a barely visible lining on the inside of the drum. The degree to which the laundry has been dried is then no longer detected reliably. The laundry is damper than expected when removed from the dryer.
  • Page 19: Changing The Bulb For Interior Lighting

    What to do if ... Re-programme standard set- Conductance of water at in- ting for degree of drying (see stallation site differs from ‘Programming options’ chap- standard setting of machine. ter). Fine strainer not in place and/ Install fine strainer and/or snap Loading door does not close.
  • Page 20: Machine Settings

    Machine settings 1. Unscrew cover above the bulb (this can be found directly behind the loading aperture, at the top; refer to “Description of machine” section.) 2. Replace defective bulb. 3. Screw cover back down. Check the correct positioning of o-ring gasket before screwing back the door light cover. Do not operate the dryer when missing o-ring gasket on door light cover.
  • Page 21: Technical Data

    Technical data Setting Implementation Emptying water tank - warning mes- 1. Turn the programme selector to any programme. sage permanent off 2. Press simultaneously the LONG ANTI-CREASE (2) and TIME (4) buttons and hold down for approx. 5 sec- When using an external drain for the onds.
  • Page 22: Hints For Test Institutes

    Hints for test institutes 1.33 EASY CARE STORAGE DRY 1) pre-drained at 1000 rpm 2) pre-drained at 1200 rpm Hints for test institutes Parameters possible to check by the Test Institutes: • Energy consumption (corrected with final humidity) during the cupboard dry cotton cycle with nominal load.
  • Page 23: Removing Transport Safety Packaging

    Installation Removing transport safety packaging CAUTION! Before use all parts of the transport packaging must be removed. 1. Open loading door 2. Pull off adhesive strips from inside machine on top of drum. 3. Remove foil hose and polystyrene pad- ding from the machine.
  • Page 24: Door Reversal

    Installation The wires in the mains lead are coloured in ac- cordance with the following code: Blue - Neutral cord clamp Brown - Live Green and Yellow - Earth The wire coloured green and yellow must be con- nected to the terminal marked with the letter «E» or by the earth symbol or coloured green and yellow.
  • Page 25: Service

    Service • draining kit Available from your Service Force Centre or your specialist dealer Installation kit for direct draining of the condensed water into a basin, siphon, gully, etc. The water reservoir then no longer has to be drained, it must however remain in its intended position in the machine.
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