1 2 3 4 5
ʋ Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ʋ Setting the programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ʋ Drying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3/4
ʋ Notes on laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
ʋ Important Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
ʋ Overview of programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
ʋ Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
ʋ Frost protection / Transport. . . . . . . . . . . 8
ʋ Care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
ʋ Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
ʋ Optional accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
ʋ Normal noises . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
ʋ What to do if ... / After-sales service . . . 12
ʋ Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
... 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
Preparation Installation a page 8
Selecting and adjusting the programme
Select the drying programme ...
Press the (start) button
Make sure your hands are dry.
Hold the plug only.
All buttons are sensitive and only
need to be touched lightly.
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.
Condensation container with filter
End of programme as soon as the " (AntiCrease/End) indicator lamp
Interrupt programme Adding or removing laundry.
The drying operation can be interrupted briefly to add or remove laundry. However, it must then be
continued until it has finished.
1. Open the door. The drying process is interrupted.
2. Add or remove laundry then close the door.
3. If required, select a new programme and additional functions.
4. Press the
(start) button. The remaining time is updated after a few minutes.
Only use the dryer with the fluff filter
Empty the container after each drying cycle, not during drying.
1. Remove the condensation container and hold it level.
2. Pour out the condensation.
3. Always push container in fully until it clicks into place.
If the nü(Container) indicator lamp flashes despite the container having
been emptied a Filter in condensation container, page 9.
Cleaning the fluff filter
The fluff filter consists of two parts.
Clean the inner fluff filter after every drying cycle.
1. Open the door. Remove fluff from the door/door area.
2. Pull out the inner fluff filter and open it out.
3. Remove the fluff (by wiping the filter with your hand).
If the fluff filter is heavily soiled or blocked, rinse it under
running water and dry thoroughly.
Clean the outer fluff filter after every 5 drying cycles:
4. Remove the outer fluff filter.
5. Open it and remove any fluff.
Rinse under running water and dry thoroughly.
6. Close and re-insert the fluff filter.
Switching off the dryer
Turn the programme selector to 0 (Off).
Do not leave laundry in the dryer.
Removing the laundry
Your dryer is equipped with an automatic reduced ironing function. The drum is moved at specific time
intervals for 60 minutes once the programme has ended. The laundry stays loose and fluffy (or
120 minutes if the additional S (Less ironing) function is selected).
Congratulations - you have chosen to buy a modern, high-quality Bosch
The condensation dryer with heat exchanger and automatic cleaning
function is outstanding in terms of efficient energy consumption and low
maintenance requirements a page 6.
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 to
Dispose of packaging in an environmentally-responsible manner.
This appliance is designated according to European directive
2002/96/EC which governs waste electrical and electronic
equipment - WEEE).
The directive provides an EU-wide framework for the return and recycling
of used appliances.
For further information about our products, accessories, spare parts and
services, please visit: www.bosch-home.com
Do not pull out/empty the
condensation container when drying is in progress.
Your dryer is designed to be particularly energy efficient. Its technical features include a
refrigeration circuit, which uses energy efficiently in a similar way to a refrigerator.
The dryer's heat exchanger is cleaned automatically during drying.
The fluff filters and filter in the condensation container must be cleaned regularly.
Never operate the dryer without the fluff filters and/or condensation container with filter.
During drying, fluff and hair from the laundry is trapped by the fluff filter. Blocked fluff filters
may impair the heat exchange process.
The fluff filters must therefore be cleaned after every drying cycle. Rinse regularly under
running water a page 4.
Filter in the condensation container
The filter in the condensation container cleans the condensation. This condensation is
required for the automatic cleaning process. The filter should be cleaned regularly under
running water. Empty the condensation container before cleaning the filter a page 4/9.
Do not dry any fabrics that have come into contact with solvents, oil, wax, grease or paint:
e.g. hair styling products, nail varnish remover, stain remover, cleaning solvent. etc.
Empty all pockets.
Do not dry non-breathable fabrics.
Avoid drying items that produce a lot of fluff.
Woollens should be refreshed only, using the woollens programme.
Information on laundry ...
Labelling of fabrics
Follow the manufacturer's care information.
( Dry at normal temperature.
'cDry at low temperature a in addition, select V (Low heat).
)cDo not machine dry.
Always observe the safety instructions on page 13.
Do not tumble-dry the following fabrics, for example:
Non-breathable fabrics (e.g. rubber-coated).
Delicate materials (silk, curtains made from synthetic material) a these may crease.
To ensure an even result, sort the laundry by fabric type and drying programme.
Always dry very small fabrics (e.g. baby socks) together with
large items of laundry (e.g. towels).
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 woollens in the dryer. They may, however, be refreshed a page 7
O Wooll finish programme.
Do not iron laundry immediately after drying; fold items up and leave for a while a residual
moisture will then be distributed evenly.
Knitted fabrics (e.g. T-shirts, jerseys) often shrink slightly the first time they are tumble-dried.
aDo not use the +
: Cupboard Dry plus programme.
The drying of starched laundry should be limited. a Starch leaves behind a coating that
When washing laundry that is to be tumble-dried afterwards, use the correct amount of
fabric softener as specified in the manufacturer's instructions.
For pre-dried, multi-layered fabrics or small, individual items of laundry, use the Timed
programme. Also suitable for subsequent drying.
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, thus less energy is consumed. Also spin easy-
Use the maximum recommended capacity, but do not exceed it
a Programme overview page 7.
Make sure the room is well ventilated during drying.
Do not cover or seal the air inlet.
Select On/Off for buzzer at the end of the programme. ˎ & (Signal)
Reduced temperature for delicate fabrics ' that require a longer
drying time; e.g. polyacrylics, polyamide, elastane, acetate silk.
ˎ V (Low heat)
Reduces creasing and prolongs the 'reduced ironing' phase after
the programme has finished.
ˎ S (Less ironing)
H + " drying, iron dry, cupboard dry, anti-crease /end
Empty the condensation container.
Clean the filter in the condensation container if necessary a page 9.
Rinse the fluff filters under running water a page 4.
h:min End of programme after 1-24 hours (button may need to be pressed
several times) can always be set to the nearest full hour.
Cln Automatic cleaning of the heat exchanger.
Programme overview see also page 5 .
After drying, laundry is to be ...
max. 7 kg
Suitable for cottons, coloureds and linens.
Iron Dry ÷@ * * * * * * * *
+ Cupboard Dry @ * * * * *
+: Cupboard Dry plus @
* * * * * *
max. 3.5 kg For non-iron laundry made of synthetic fibres and mixed fabric, cotton.
Iron Dry c÷@c * * * * * *
+ Cupboard Dry @ * *
+: Cupboard Dry plus @ * * *
A Super Quick 40
max. 2 kg
For laundry made of synthetic fibres, cotton or blended fabrics (for example) that needs to be dried quickly. The values may dif-
fer from the those specified depending on the type of fabric, composition of the laundry to be dried, residual moisture in the
fabric and size of the load.
max. 1.5 kg
For fabrics with a membrane coating, water-repellent fabrics, functional clothing, fleece fabrics (dry removable internal lining
from jackets/trousers separately).
W Downs programme
max. 2 kg
Garments with down feather fillings, pillows and blankets. By non quilt loads-please add just 1 piece per drying.
O Wool finish
max. 3 kg
For woollen fabrics suitable for washing machines. Fabrics become fluffier but not dry.
Remove fabrics once the programme has ended and allow to dry.
Timed progr. 30 min
max. 3 kg
For pre-dried, multi-layered fabrics or small, individual items of laundry.
Also for subsequent drying.
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