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Cleaning tumble dryer's filters and condenser

 

Issue:
  • How to clean the tumble dryer's filters?
  • "Clean filter" indicator is lit on the tumble dryer display
  • How to clean the tumble dryer condenser?
  • "Check condenser" indicator is lit on the tumble dryer display
Applies to:
  • Vented dryer
  • Condenser dryer
  • Heat pump dryer
Resolution:

Cleaning the the tumble dryer fluff filters

At the end of each cycle the Filter symbol fluff_filter.PNG comes on the display and you must clean the filter

1. Open the door. Pull the filter up

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2. Push the hook to open the filter.

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3. Use a moist hand to clean both parts of the filter

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4. If necessary, clean the filter with a vacuum cleaner. Close the filter.

5. If necessary, remove fluff from the filter socket and gasket. You can use a vacuum cleaner. Place the filter back inside the filter socket.

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6. If the filters are excessively dirty or have limescale, they must be washed under running water or descaled.

After cleaning, you should be able to see through them when you hold them up towards the light.

If you are unable to clean the filters, you should replace them. You can buy new filters in our Webshop

 

Cleaning the the tumble dryer condenser (applicable to heat pump dryer)

If the symbol Condenser  condenser.PNG flashes on the display, inspect the condenser and its compartment. If it is dirty, clean it. Do the check not less than once a 6 months.

Warning: Do not touch the metal surface with bare hands. Risk of injury. Wear protective gloves. Clean carefully to avoid damaging the metal surface.

Do not operate the tumble dryer when the condenser is blocked with fluff. This could cause the damage to the tumble dryer. This also increases energy consumption.

Access to the condenser may slightly differ depending on the dryer model, refer to the user manual supplied with your appliance. You can download user manual here.

1. Open the door. Pull the filter up

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2. Open the condenser cover

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3. Turn the lever to unlock the condenser lid

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4. Lower the condenser lid

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5. If necessary, remove the fluff from the condenser and its compartment. You can use a wet cloth and/or a vacuum cleaner with a brush attachment.

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6. Close the condenser lid.

7. Turn the lever until it clicks into position.

8. Put the filter back

 

Cleaning the the tumble dryer condenser (applicable to condenser dryer)

If the symbol Condenser  condenser.PNG flashes on the display, inspect the condenser and its compartment. If it is dirty, clean it. 

Access to the condenser may slightly differ depending on the dryer model, refer to the user manual supplied with your appliance.

1. Open the door, then open the condenser cover

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2. Turn 2 levers to unlock the condenser lid

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3. Lower the condenser lid.

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4. Catch the handle and pull the condenser out from the bottom compartment. Move condenser horizontally to avoid spilling any remaining water.

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5. Clean the condenser in vertical position over a basin. Rinse through with a hand shower.

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7. Put the condenser back inside the bottom compartment.

8. Close the condenser lid.

9. Lock 2 levers until they snap.

10. Close the condenser cover.