instructions for use
Position the tumble dryer so that the plug remains accessible after installation. Do not block the vent at
the side or base of the dryer, as this will impair the working of the machine. This appliance must not be
installed behind a lockable door, a sliding door or a door with hinges on the opposite side to that of the
tumble dryer.
Your tumble dryer may be supplied with a vent hose (If not, one is
available as an accessory).
A vent hose allows you to direct the warm, damp air expelled from the rear
of the dryer to an open door or window.
One end of the vent hose is fitted with an adaptor which can be pushed into
the exhaust outlet at the bottom left hand corner at the rear of the tumble
dryer (see fig.)The free end should be led to a suitable outlet. It may be
simply hung through an open window or a more permanent connection
made using the four holes in the adaptor flanges.
The best solution is to make a permanent connection through either a wall
or a window. This is particularly recommended for small, cool rooms and a
kit for this purpose is available as an accessory.
When using a vent hose, remember the following points:
The vent hose must be at least 10cm (4 ins) in diameter.
No more than three right-angled bends should be allowed when positioning the vent hose.
Do not distort or constrict the vent hose as this will reduce the airflow.
When drying, the vent hose must always be extended to an open door or window.
The vent hose must not be shared with other appliances, for example, a cooker hood outlet.
Note: Do not obstruct or add a mesh to the vent hose outlet during use and ensure that it cannot be
blocked or bent sharply which may obstruct the airflow.
It is recommended that the interior of the hose be periodically inspected and cleaned if necessary.
Push the filter into its operating position as shown in
the diagram. Remove any dust by wiping the drum
and door with a damp cloth. Any initial smell of
burning will be caused by dust on the heater and will
quickly disappear.
A. THE TIMER Select the required drying time based on the recommendations on the control panel.
B. HEAT SWITCH Select the required heat setting based on the recommendations on the control
Check care labels inside the garments.
Do not tumble dry woollen or wool mixture articles unless the article is labelled as being suitable .This
should avoid shrinkage.
Place delicate articles, e.g.tights, scarves, inside a pillowcase.
To avoid the need to iron easycare polyester/cotton items it is better to only dry small loads (i.e. half fill
drum) It is better to dry small and large articles together.
Fabric softeners, or similar products, should be used as specified by the fabric softener instructions.
Do not overload the dryer or dry large bulky items such as duvets or sleeping bags as it is important that
the airflow through the dryer is not obstructed.
Items that have been soiled with substances such as cooking oil, acetone, alcohol, petrol, kerosene, spot
removers, turpentine, waxes and wax removers should be washed in hot water with an extra amount of
detergent before being dried in the tumble dryer.
Items such as foam rubber (latex foam), shower caps, waterproof textiles, rubber backed articles and
clothes or pillows fitted with foam rubber pads should not be dried in the tumble dryer.
Open the door.
Load clothes loosely into the drum.
Load sheets first, starting with one corner.
Close the door.
Dry your hands.
Check that the timer is in the ‘0’position.
Plug in the machine.
Select correct heat position, (see programme chart on control panel for recommendations).
Turn the timer knob fully clockwise, then turn to the required time setting (see programme chart on
control panel for recommendations).
The drum will begin rotating. Reversing drum models will stop periodically to rotate in the reverse
direction for a short time.
Should the clothes become dry before the cycle has finished, or if an excessive programme time has been
selected, the drum will continue to rotate while the thermostat will automatically switch the heater off to
reduce the risk of over drying and save energy.
If the door is opened during a cycle the dryer will stop. To restart your machine, close the door .When
drying large items such as sheets, we suggest you periodically stop the dryer to redistribute the load.
To lengthen or shorten a timed programme, reset the timer knob.
There is an automatic 12 minute cool down period at the end of every cycle, during which the heater is
switched off. This helps to minimize creasing, and must always be used fully to avoid the risk of fire.
ALWAYS CLEAN THE FILTER AFTER EACH USE. Failure to do so could cause the safety cut-out
to operate.
- Pull the filter upwards and away from the appliance.
- Remove any threads or fluff by hand or with a soft brush.
- Slide the filter back.
- Wash the filter occasionally in detergent solution using a soft brush to
remove small particles.
- If your filter becomes damaged, replace it to ensure no damage is caused to
the dryer.
If the clothes are not dry after normal drying time:
–Check that you used the correct heat setting.
–Check that you have not set the timer within a cool down period.
–Check that the lint filter has been cleaned. A blocked filter will restrict the airflow.
–Check that your dryer is heating - below the door to the left side, should feel warm to the touch after the
first 10-15 minutes of its programme.
Failure to heat may indicate the safety cut-out has operated. To reset, simply press the red button at the
rear of the machine. If it has operated then a sharp “click” will be heard.
This cut-out only operates if the airflow is severely restricted so make sure the filter is clean, the air inlets
and outlets at the side and back are not blocked, and that all other restrictions are removed before restarting.
If the cut-out continues to operate after checking the above points, you should contact your service agent.
Check that the machine has the correct weight load in the drum before starting the appliance.
If your machine does not work check the following before calling a service engineer:- Check that there is a supply of electricity.
- Check that the door has been properly closed and the machine is switched on.
- Check the fuse in the moulded plug.
Height:67 cm
Width:50 cm
Depth:47 cm
Cotton 3kg
‘Easycare’ polyester/cotton 3kg
(For minimum creasing 1.5kg)
Delicates 1.5kg
For electrical ratings see plate on back of dryer.
For Model No. see serial plate inside door (needed when requesting service).
Room temperature range 5˚C to 30˚C.
Your washing machine should have a spin speed of not less than 800rpm.
These notes are provided in the interest of safety.
You must read them before installing or using the appliance.
–This tumble dryer is intended for NORMAL DOMESTIC USE ONLY.
- This appliance is not intended for use by persons ( including children) with reduced physical, sensory or
mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
- Adequate ventilation must be provided to avoid back flow of gases into the room from appliances
burning other fuels. Including open fires.
- Exhaust air must not be discharged into a flue which is used for exhausting fumes from appliances
burning gas or other fuel.
–Please note it is not recommended that the dryer is placed directly next to ovens or cookers as the
performance of the dryer may be affected.
–A carpet must not obstruct the ventilation openings in the base of the dryer.
–Do not stack the tumble dryer on top of other appliances without the correct stacking kit.
–Any electrical work required to install the appliance should be carried out by a qualified person.
–It is important to clean the lint filter after each drying cycle or the restrictions to airflow will extend
drying times and could cause the safety cut-out to trip.
–Under no circumstances should anything other than the recommended articles be placed in the tumble
–The tumble dryer should be serviced by an appointed service organisation and only genuine parts used.
–It is dangerous to alter or modify the product in any way other than fitting authorized accessories.
–We recommend that the appliance is unplugged each time after use. It should always be disconnected
from the electricity supply for long periods (i.e.weekends,if it is to be left unattended for holidays etc.)
–The rear of the dryer gets quite hot during use. Position the dryer so that the back is not accessible while
in operation, but ensure that the sides have a space available to allow airflow.
–The special mains cable and plug assembly must only be replaced with a genuine part by the
manufacturer or his service agents in order to avoid a hazard.
- It is important to clean fluff from the window of the dryer and around the door seal after each drying
cycle. Failure to do so could result in water leaking.
WARNING: Never stop a tumble dryer before the end of a drying cycle unless all items are quickly
removed and spread out so that heat is dissipated.
Remove all objects from pockets such as lighters and matches.
DO NOT use a two-way adaptor, or extension lead. The dryer must be connected to its own socket.
DO NOT block the air inlets at the base and side of your dryer.
DO NOT allow fluff to accumulate around the tumble dryer. Risk of fire
DO NOT exceed the recommended maximum load.
DO NOT dry unwashed items in the tumble dryer
DO NOT place articles in the dryer if anything other than a water solution has been used in the cleaning
DO NOT attempt to dry dripping wet articles.
DO NOT use the tumble dryer if you suspect that it is damaged in any way. Under no circumstances
should you attempt to repair the appliance yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may
cause serious injury. Consult your local appointed service engineer and insist on genuine spare parts.
Many outlets sell “universal” tumble dryer accessories. These may not fit satisfactorily and could impair
the efficient operation of your tumble dryer and may even cause air-flow restrictions not covered by our
Crosslee always obtains test house approval for dryer accessories so use this order form to obtain genuine
authentic accessories.
798 Wall / Window Vent Kit
CL.001. S. Vent Hose
Note: To make a remote connection e.g. more than 30cm
(12ins.) from the dryer you will require the vent hose CL001. S.
This label, positioned on the rear of your dryer, indicates the surface is hot when in operation - avoid
This appliance is marked according to the European Directive 2002/96/EC on
Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
This guideline is the frame of a European wide validity of return and recycling on Waste
Electrical and Electronic Equipment.
ACCESSORY ORDER FORM – Compact (3kg dryer)
Item Number
Vent Hose 2.0m (6.5ft) long (Approx) - £15.65
Wall/Window Vent Kit
- £25.61
Wall Mounting Kit
- £15.65
Alpha Tumble Dryer Stack Kit
- £23.39
Dryer Balls
- £8.16
Unwanted items may be returned within 7 days of receipt at the customer’s expense. A refund for the initial purchase price will
be given
Prices quoted above are correct at time of printing. Postage, packing and V.A.T. are included.
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Please allow 14 days for delivery
Spares Department
Hipperholme, HALIFAX
West Yorkshire, HX3 8DE
Tel: 01422 203963
Fax: 01422 204767
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Manufactured by: Crosslee plc. Hipperholme, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 8DE
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