Bauknecht DWK 524 IN Instruction for Use | Manualzz
To ensure best use of the warming drawer, please read all the instructions carefully and keep
them for future reference.
Disposal of packing material
• The packing material is 100% recyclable and is
marked with the recycle symbol
• The various parts of the packing must be
disposed of in compliance with local regulations;
do not disperse in the environment.
Disposal of old electrical appliances
• This appliance is marked in compliance with
European Directive 2002/96/EC, Waste Electrical
and Electronic Equipment (WEEE).
By ensuring correct disposal of the product, the
user can help prevent potentially negative
consequences for the environment and the
health of persons.
The symbol
on the product or on the
accompanying documentation indicates that it
should not be treated as domestic waste but
must be taken to an appropriate collection
centre for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.
Scrap the appliance in accordance with local
regulations on waste disposal.
For further information regarding the treatment,
recovery and recycling of this appliance, contact
the competent local office, the domestic waste
collection service or the shop where you
purchased the product.
• The warming drawer must not be used by young
children or the infirm without supervision.
• Make sure children do not play with the
• The accessible parts of the warming drawer may
become hot during use; keep children away from
the appliance.
• Do not use abrasive materials or substances to
clean the GLASS as they may damage it.
• The appliance becomes very hot during use. Be
careful not to touch the heating elements inside
the warming drawer.
• The warming drawer is only intended for
domestic use, for heating food or dishes
(depending on the model). Other uses are not
allowed. The Manufacturer declines any liability
for improper use or incorrect setting of the
• Any repairs or adjustments must be carried out
exclusively by a qualified technician.
• Make sure the appliance is securely fixed to the
cabinet with the special screws supplied.
• Do not expose the warming drawer to the
atmospheric agents.
• Do not rest or sit on the drawer when open, as
this will damage the telescopic slides.
• The max. load capacity of the drawer is 25kg.
• Do not cover the bottom of the warming
drawer with aluminium foil or other objects.
• The drawer seals must be kept clean to ensure
that it closes properly.
• Never pour water directly in warming drawer.
• The juices of fruit dripping from the pan may
leave permanent stains. It is advisable to clean the
warming drawer before reusing it.
• To avoid scratching, do not drag dishes on the
bottom of the warming drawer.
• Never warm food and beverages directly on the
vitroceramic bottom of the drawer (depending
on the model). Use suitable containers or
• If the vitroceramic surface breaks or cracks due
to a violent impact (falling objects, etc.), do not
use it; immediately contact the After-Sales
Technical Service.
• Residual condensate could eventually damage the
warming drawer and surrounding cabinets. It is
advisable to:
- cover food;
- dry the wet parts when the warming drawer
is cold.
• Do not touch the warming drawer with wet
parts of the body or use it when barefoot.
• Do not pull the appliance or the power cable to
unplug it.
• Do not allow children to touch:
- the controls and the warming drawer in
general, especially during use and immediately
afterwards, to avoid injury;
- packing materials (bags, polystyrene, metal
parts, etc.);
- the warming drawer to be scrapped.
• Make sure the electrical cables of other
appliances used near the warming drawer do not
touch hot parts.
• Do not keep plastic or flammable objects in the
warming drawer.
When operating the appliance these objects
could melt or catch fire.
• Use the special oven gloves to remove hot dishes
and heated food (depending on the model).
• Pressing the On button switches on the warmer
drawer heating; risk of burns.
• Never insert objects (e.g. screwdrivers, sharp
objects, papers, etc.) in the heating element and
fan protection grill openings.
When using the appliance for the first time, clean it
as follows:
- clean the surface with a damp cloth, then dry.
- Preheat the empty drawer for at least 2 hours:
turn the temperature knob to the max. position
or select max. temperature, in order to eliminate
any manufacturing residuals (grease, oil or resins)
which could cause unpleasant odours during
cooking. Air the room.
- After carrying out this simple operation, the
appliance will be ready for first use.
• Before using the appliance, remove:
- stickers on the front and warming drawer door,
except the rating plate;
- cardboard protection and protective plastic film
from all the aesthetic parts, if present, and from
the front panel controls and other parts of the
warming drawer;
- any stickers from the accessories if present.
(depending on the model)
Safety instructions for drawer installation
IMPORTANT: The drawer (applicable for
both models) must be immediately fixed to
the cabinet, complying with the following
instructions. Do not install the combined
electrical appliance provided for, before fixing
the drawer to the cabinet.
fix the drawer as shown in figures 1 or 2
(depending on the model)
Before connecting the appliance to the power
supply, compare the connection data (voltage and
frequency) given on the dataplate with that of the
electrical mains.
The data must match, otherwise the appliance
could become damaged.
In case of doubts, contact a qualified technician.
Make sure the socket can be easily accessed even
after the appliance has been fitted.
The dish warmer can only be fitted in combination
with other appliances not weighing more than 40 kg
and provided with adequate cooling ventilation.
Otherwise, the right to the warranty is invalidated,
since correct use cannot be guaranteed.
For combined appliance installation comply with
the instructions given in the relevant use and
installation handbook.
Fitting and installation of this appliance must only be
carried out by qualified personnel who guarantee
that the requirements for safe use are met.
Important: The coffee machine or the combined
microwave oven, of size according to the figure on
the next page and same brand, can be installed on
top of the 140 drawer. For installation, carefully
follow the instructions given in the handbooks
supplied with the coffee machine and the combined
microwave oven.
Recess measurements
The dimensions of the recess are obtained from the
size of the dish warmer plus the size of the
appliance combined with it.
All measurements are given in mm.
Height 140 mm
Height 290 mm
Contact a qualified technician to carry out the
appliance electrical connection.
Important: Before connecting the drawer to the
domestic power supply to check its operation,
always make sure the drawer power cable is
correctly fitted and NOT squashed or caught under
or behind the drawer or a combined appliance.
Important: Power cable replacement must be
made with a cable having the same characteristics
as that supplied by the Manufacturer (type H05RRF, 3x1 mm2 or higher) and carried out by the AfterSales Service or a qualified technician.
Before connecting the appliance to the power
supply, make sure that the technical specifications
(voltage: V and frequency: Hz) given on the rating
plate match those of the power mains.
In case of doubt, contact a qualified technician.
If the plug is removed from the power cable, contact
a qualified technician for fitting and connecting the
appliance. Contact an electrician aware of the local
regulations and the electricity company's regulations,
ensuring that the work is carried out in compliance
with the same.
Important: Make sure the appliance is connected
to an approved earth wire, to guarantee electrical
safety. If necessary, have the system checked by a
specialised technician.
The Manufacturer declines any liability for injury
and damage due to the lack or interruption of the
earth wire.
Important: The earth connection is
compulsory by law.
If the appliance is connected to the power supply by
means of an extension cord, make sure the cord
and connection are insulated against moisture.
The appliance is designed to be used only when
correctly fitted.
Never open the appliance casing. In case of contact
with live wires or if the electrical and mechanical
structure of the appliance is modified, an appliance
fault may occur when it is used.
The appliance is disconnected from the power
supply in the following cases:
- the electrical system main switch is turned off.
- The safety switch is turned off.
- The appliance is unplugged.
Grip the plug and not power cable to unplug the
It is advisable to connect the appliance to the power
supply by means of a socket;
this will facilitate technical assistance operations, if
Ensure that the socket is accessible even once the
appliance has been fitted.
If connection is not made by means of an electrical
socket, contact an electrician aware of the local
regulations and the electricity company's regulations,
ensuring that the work is carried out in compliance
with the same.
If the socket is no longer accessible after fitting the
appliance or if a fixed connection is provided for, a
separation device for each pole must be arranged
by the installer.
Switches with contact opening of at least 3mm are
valid separation devices.
The specifications necessary for connection are
given on the dataplate. These specifications must
match those of the power supply.
The Manufacturer declines any liability for
injury or damage due to incorrect installation,
improper, wrong and unreasonable use of the
The Manufacturer also declines any liability for
damage (e.g. electric shock) caused by the
lack or interruption of the earth wire.
After installation, all the parts of the appliance must
be insulated, to prevent accidents during operation.
If the installation, maintenance or repair works are
not carried out correctly, there may be risks for the
user. The Manufacturer declines any liability for
damage or injury in such cases.
During the warranty period, repairs must only be
carried out by the authorised technical service,
otherwise the warranty right is lost.
Installation, repair and cleaning operations must
only be carried out after ensuring that the appliance
is disconnected from the power supply.
Important: Never use high pressure water or
steam cleaners.
Also, do not use: detergents containing soda,
acids or chlorides, abrasive detergents (in powder
or lotion), abrasive sponges (e.g. steel wool) or
sponges containing residuals of abrasive detergents,
descaling detergents, dishwasher detergents, oven
Warming drawer exterior
• Clean with a damp cloth. If it is very dirty, add a
few drops of dish washing detergent to the
water. Dry with a dry cloth.
• Do not use corrosive or abrasive detergents, as
they can create dull areas.
If any of these products accidentally comes into
contact with the warming drawer, immediately
clean the appliance with a damp cloth.
• Slight colour differences on the front of the
appliance are due to the use of different
materials, such as glass, plastic and metal.
Aluminium front panel (depending on the
• Use a mild detergent and a soft window cleaning
cloth or a microfibre cloth that does not leave
fibres on the surface. Wipe horizontally, without
• Do not use corrosive products, hard sponges or
rough cloths for cleaning. Clean the aluminium
surfaces with a dry cloth.
Antislip drawer base (depending on the
• The antislip drawer base can be pulled out to
clean the bottom of the drawer.
The base can be washed by hand with hot water
and a mild detergent. Dry thoroughly.
Refit the antislip base in the drawer only when
completely dry.
Vitroceramic drawer base (depending on
the model)
It is advisable to clean the bottom of the drawer
after every use, making sure to allow it to cool. In
this way grime will not accumulate and cleaning is
• Use a clean cloth, absorbent paper and dish
hand-wash detergent, or specific products for
cleaning the vitroceramic top.
• Remove stubborn cooking grime with specific
• Remove any food residuals left on the
vitroceramic top; do not leave to harden.
• Foods with a high sugar-content (coffee, fruit
juice, jam, etc.) that have boiled over or any sugar
stains due to cooking must be immediately
• Do not use abrasive products, bleach, oven
cleaning sprays or steel wool.
It is advisable to periodically treat the vitroceramic
with the special waxes available on the market.
If the dishes or food (depending on the model)
are not warm enough, make sure:
• the appliance is on
• the right temperature has been set
• the heat openings are not covered by large dishes
or soup-plates
• the dishes have been warmed for a long enough
Different factors affect the warming time, e.g.:
- the material and thickness of the dishes, the load
amount and its arrangement, temperature
- Optimum dish warming times are subjective,
therefore it is advisable to carry out trials to
define them according to needs.
Before calling the After-Sales Service:
1. Try to solve the problem on your own,
according to the points described in
"Troubleshooting Guide”.
2. Switch the appliance off and then on again it to
see if the problem has been eliminated.
For the following problems, contact a qualified
technician or the After-Sales Service.
If the dishes are not warmed, make sure:
• the main power switch is on;
• the power cable is not disconnected or damaged.
If the dishes become too hot:
• the temperature controller may be faulty.
The On/Off switch does not light up when the
appliance is switched on:
• the switch control light is faulty.
If the fault persists after the above checks,
contact the nearest After-Sales Service.
Always specify:
• a brief description of the fault;
• the type and exact model of the warming
• the Service number (number after the word
Service on the rating plate), located on the
outer right edge of the drawer slide. The
service number is also indicated on the
guarantee booklet;
• your full address;
• your telephone number.
If any repairs are required, contact an authorised
After-Sales Technical Service (to guarantee the
use of original spare parts and correct repair).
Failure to comply with these instructions may
compromise the safety and quality of the
• This drawer is designed to come into contact
with food products and complies with
European Directive 89/109/EEC.
• This appliance is designed for use only as an
appliance for warming or keeping cooked
food or dishes warm.
Any other use (e.g. for room heating) is
considered improper and therefore
potentially dangerous.
• This appliance has been designed,
manufactured and marketed in compliance
- The safety requirements of
“Low Voltage” Directive 73/23/EEC;
- The protection requirements of “EMC”
Directive 89/336/EEC;
- the requirements of Directive 93/68/EEC.
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