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Precautions and tips
Opening the porthole door manually
In the event that it is not possible to open the porthole
door due to a powercut, and if you wish to remove
the laundry, proceed as follows:
1. Remove the plug from
the electrical socket..
2. Make sure the water
level inside the machine is
lower than the door
opening; if it is not, remove
excess water using the
drain hose, collecting it in a
bucket as indicated in the
3. Remove the cover panel on the lower front part of
the washer-dryer (see overleaf).
4. Pull outwards using the tab as indicated in the
figure, until the plastic tie-rod is freed from its stop
position; pull downwards and open the door at the
5. Reposition the panel, making sure the hooks are
securely in place before you push it onto the
This washer-dryer was designed and constructed in
accordance with international safety regulations. The
following information is provided for safety reasons and
must therefore be read carefully.
This appliance was designed for domestic use only.
The washer-dryer must only be used by adults, in
accordance with the instructions provided in this manual.
Do not touch the machine when barefoot or with wet
or damp hands or feet.
Do not pull on the power supply cable when
unplugging the appliance from the electricity socket.
Hold the plug and pull.
Do not open the detergent dispenser drawer while the
machine is in operation.
Do not touch the drained water as it may reach
extremely high temperatures.
Never force the porthole door. This could damage the
safety lock mechanism designed to prevent accidental
If the appliance breaks down, do not under any
circumstances access the internal mechanisms in an
attempt to repair it yourself.
Always keep children well away from the appliance
while it is operating.
The door can become quite hot during the wash cycle.
If the appliance has to be moved, work in a group of
two or three people and handle it with the utmost
care. Never try to do this alone, because the
appliance is very heavy.
Before loading laundry into the washer-dryer, make
sure the drum is empty.
During the drying phase, the door tends to get
Do not use the appliance to dry clothes that have
been washed with flammable solvents (e.g.
Do not use the appliance to dry foam rubber or
Make sure that the water tap is turned on during
the drying cycles.
Disposing of the packaging materials:
observe local regulations so that the packaging may
The European Directive 2002/96/EC relating to Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) states
that household appliances should not be disposed of
using the normal solid urban waste cycle. Exhausted
appliances should be collected separately in order to
optimise the cost of re-using and recycling the
materials inside the machine, while preventing
potential damage to the atmosphere and to public
health. The crossed-out dustbin is marked on all
products to remind the owner of their obligations
regarding separated waste collection.
For more information relating to the correct disposal of
household appliances, owners should contact their
local authorities or appliance dealer.