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Cleaning the fluff filter
Clean the fluff filter after each drying operation.
1. Open the door, remove fluff from door/door area.
2. Pull out and fold open the fluff filter.
3. Remove the fluff (by wiping the filter with your hand).
If the fluff filter is very dirty or blocked, rinse with warm water and dry
4. Close and reinsert the fluff filter.
Switching off the dryer
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Do not leave laundry in the dryer.
Removing the laundry
The automatic anti-crease function causes the drum to move at specific intervals, the washing remains
loose and fluffy for an hour (two hours if the additional Reduced Ironing function is also selected-
depending on model).
... and adapt to individual requirements
Never start the dryer if it is damaged!
Inform your after-sales service.
Sorting and loading laundry
Remove all items from pockets.
Check for cigarette lighters.
The drum must be empty prior to loading.
See programme overview on page 7.
Your new dryer
Congratulations - You have chosen a modern, high-quality Bosch
The vented dryer is distinguished by its economical energy
Every dryer which leaves our factory is carefully checked to ensure
that it functions correctly and is in perfect condition.
Should you have any questions, our after-sales service will be pleased
Disposal in an environmentally-responsible manner
Dispose of packaging in an environmentally-responsible manner.
This appliance is labelled in accordance with the European
2002/96/EG on waste electrical and electronic
equipment - WEEE.
The guideline provides an EU-wide framework for the return and
recycling of old appliances.
For further information about our products, accessories, spare parts
and services, please visit: www.bosch-home.com
installation, see Page 8
Selecting and adjusting the programme
ʋ for domestic use only,
ʋ only to be used for drying fabrics that have been
washed with water.
Do not leave children
unsupervised near the dryer.
Keep pets away from the dryer.
The dryer can be operated by children 8 years old
and older, by persons with reduced physical,
sensory or mental abilities and by persons with
insufficient experience or knowledge if they are
supervised or have been instructed in its use by
a responsible adult.
Select the drying programme ...
Press the Ĕ Start/Stop button
Make sure your hands are dry.
Hold the plug only.
Information on laundry ...
Labelling of fabrics
Follow the manufacturer's care information.
( Drying at normal temperature.
'cDrying at low temperature a also select V
)cDo not machine dry.
Observe safety instructions without fail a Page 11!
Do not tumble-dry the following fabrics for example:
Impermeable fabrics (e.g. rubber-coated fabrics).
Delicate materials (silk or curtains made from synthetic material) a they may crease.
Dripping wet washing high a energy consumption!
Laundry contaminated with oil.
To ensure a consistent result, sort the laundry by fabric type and drying programme.
Always dry very small items (e.g. baby socks) together with large items of laundry (e.g. hand
Close zips, hooks and eyelets, and button up covers.
Tie fabric belts, apron strings, etc. together
Do not over-dry easy-care laundry a risk of creasing!
Allow laundry to finish drying in the air.
Do not dry woolens in the dryer, only use to freshen them up a Page 7, Woollens finish
Programme (depending on model).
Do not iron laundry immediately after drying, fold items up and leave for a while a the
remaining moisture will then be distributed evenly.
The drying result depends on the type of water used during washing. a Fine adjustment
of the drying result a Page 6.
Machine-knitted fabrics (e.g. T-shirts or jerseys) often shrink the first time they are dried a
do not use the +: Extra Dry programme.
Starched laundry is not always suitable for dryers a starch leaves behind a coating that
adversely affects the drying operation.
Use the correct dosage of fabric softener as per the manufacturer's instructions when
washing the laundry to be dried.
Use the timer programme for small loads a this improves the drying result.
Environmental protection / Energy-saving tips
Before drying, spin the laundry thoroughly in the washing machine a the higher the spin
speed the shorter the drying time will be (consumes less energy), also spin easy-care
Put in, but do not exceed, the maximum recommended quantity of laundry a
programme overview a Page 7.
Make sure the room is well ventilated during drying.
Clean the fluff filter after every drying cycle a Page 4.
Do not obstruct or seal up the air inlet.
All buttons are sensitive and only
need to be touched lightly.
Only operate the dryer with
the fluff filter inserted!
Programme end as soon as the light comes on
Interrupt programme removing or adding laundry.
The drying cycle can be interrupted for a brief period so that laundry may be added or removed.
The programme selected must then be resumed and completed.
Never switch the dryer off before the drying process has ended.
Drum and door may be hot!
1. Open door, the drying process is interrupted.
2. Load or remove laundry and close door.
3. If required, select a new programme and additional functions.
4. Press the Ĕ(Start/Stop) button.
ʋ Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ʋ Setting the programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ʋ Drying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3/4
ʋ Information on laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
ʋ Fine adjustment of the drying result. . . . . 6
ʋ Care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
ʋ Programme overview . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
ʋ Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
ʋ Frost protection / Transport . . . . . . . . . . . 8
ʋ Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
ʋ Optional accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
ʋ What to do if... / After-sales service . . . . 10
ʋ Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Clean the fluff filter under running water. Check exhaust air line. a Page 6.
Read these instructions before operating the dryer.
Also observe the separate installation instructions
for the exhaust air duct!
Observe the safety instructions on page 11.
Reduced temperature for delicate fabrics ' that require a longer drying time;
e.g. for polyacrylics, polyamide, elastane or acetate.
of the drying
The drying result (e.g. Cupboard Dry) can be adjusted over three levels (1 - max. 3)
for the L
Cottons and I Synthetics programmes apresetting = 0.
After one of these programmes has been finely adjusted, the setting is retained for the others.
Further information aPage 6.
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Care and cleaning
Dryer housing, Control panel, Air inlet, Moisture sensors
Wipe off with a soft, damp cloth.
Do not use abrasive cleaners or solvents.
Remove detergent and cleaning agent residue immediately.
Exhaust air duct
Check the exhaust air duct. Clean the exhaust air duct every six months.
Do not bend the exhaust air duct.
1. Switch off the dryer and allow it to cool down.
2. Disconnect the mains plug.
3. Remove the exhaust air duct.
4. Clean the exhaust air duct.
5. Refit the exhaust air duct a Installation instructions for exhaust air duct.
The dryer is equipped with stainless steel moisture sensors.
Moisture sensors measure the moisture level of the laundry.
After sustained, repeated operation, a fine layer of limescale may form
on the moisture sensors.
1. Open the door.
2. Clean the moisture sensors using a slightly damp sponge with a rough
Do not use steel wool or abrasive materials.
Only when switched off!
Fine adjustment of the drying result
Adjustment of the levels of dryness