Display panel and settings
Display panel (status indicators)
Exhaust air duct)
Clean the fluff filter a page 4/11
check the exhaust air duct a page 8.
These indicators show the programme progress in the next steps
of the drying cycle:
|] Iron Dry;
- Æ- Programme pause aif required;
You can lock the dryer to prevent the functions you have set from being
changed inadvertently. To activate/deactivate ((Childproof lock) start
the programme or set the Finished in option and then press and hold
the $Start/Pause button for 5 seconds until a long acoustic signal is
heard. The option activated/deactivated a((Childproof lock) indicator
When a programme is selected, the anticipated drying time (remaining
time) for the recommended load is displayed. While drying, the moisture
sensors detect the actual load and correct the programme length. This is
shown by jumps in the remaining time in the display panel.
Settings (indicators lights and buttons)
Drying time, available only for timed programmes, can be selected
from min. 0:20 h to max. 3:00 h, in 10-minute steps.
The dryness levels can be increased in three levels.
The laundry is made drier. Default = 0. Selectable values: 0, 1, 2, 3.
After setting the level of the fine adjustment for a programme, it is also
retained for other programmes, until y Fine adjust is changed again.
The time when the programme has to end can be set by selecting the
Finished in time. The Finished in time can be selected in one-hour
steps, up to a maximum of 24 hours. Select the Finished in button
repeatedly until the required number of hours is displayed. Then press the
$Start/Pause button to activate the Finished in option. The
programme ends after the selected number of hours.
Several minutes after activating Finished in option the display switches
off to save energy. To switch it on select any button, close/open the door
or turn the programme selector.
Reduced temperature for delicate fabrics, e.g. polyacrylic, polyamide
or elastane, with a longer drying time.
After the programme finishes, the drum moves at regular intervals
to prevent creases. Laundry remains loose and fluffy.
The standard setting for each programme is 60 min. Automatic
anti-crease function can be extended by up to 60 min.
For switching the buzzer on and off. &üSignal indicates program end
if it is activated. Other sounds are not influenced by this option.
Programmes / Fabrics
Detailed overview of the programmes and fabrics
aProgramme overview, page 7.
Observe the care instructions on the care label.
LCottons Hard-wearing fabrics.
ISynthetics Fabrics made from synthetic
or blended fabrics.
Dryness levels to select with the LCottons and ISynthetics programmes:
+: Cupboard Dry Plus Thick and multi-layered fabrics.
+. Cupboard Dry Single-layered laundry.
|Iron Dry Laundry suitable for ironing after drying.
$÷Sportswear Functional clothing made of microfibre.
ØTowels Terry-towelling laundry e.g. towels
1÷Mix A mixed load of fabrics made of cotton
and synthetic fabrics.
All types of fabric
except for wool and silk.
cShirts/Blouses Cotton or linen fabrics that are still damp
and easy-care fabrics.
cSuper 40’ Synthetics, cotton or blended fabrics.
®÷Wool Finish Woollen fabrics that are suitable for use
cDelicates Lingerie made of synthetic fibres, cotton
or blended fabric.
Your new dryer
Congratulations - You have chosen to buy a modern, high-quality
Bosch domestic appliance.
A distinctive feature of your dryer is its low energy consumption.
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 help.
Environmentally responsible disposal
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
This directive provides the framework for the EU-wide collection
and reuse of used appliances.
For further information about our products, accessories,
spare parts and services, please visit: www.bosch-home.com
Set and adjust the
ʋ exclusively for domestic use,
ʋ only for drying fabrics which have been washed using
Do not leave children unsupervised near the dryer.
Keep pets away from the dryer.
The dryer may be operated by children from
8 years of age, by persons who have limited
physical, sensory or mental abilities and by
persons who have inadequate experience
or knowledge, provided they are supervised
or have been instructed by a responsible person.
Close the door
ʋ Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ʋ Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
ʋ Drying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3/4
ʋ Display panel and settings . . . . . . . . . . . 5
ʋ Notes on laundry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
ʋ Overview of programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
ʋ Care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
ʋ Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
ʋ Optional accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
ʋ Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
ʋ Consumption rates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
ʋ After-sales service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
ʋ What to do if ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11/12
ʋ Safety instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Never start the dryer if it is damaged!
Inform your after-sales service!
Inspect the dryer
Sort the laundry
Remove all items from pockets,
especially cigarette lighters.
The drum must be empty prior to loading.
Make sure your hands are dry.
Only grasp the plug by the plug
Clean the fluff filter
Do not operate the dryer without a fluff filter
or with a defective fluff filter. A clean fluff filter
minimises energy consumption.
Clean the fluff filter after each drying cycle:
1. Open the door. Remove any fluff from
the door/around the door and pull out
the fluff filter.
2. Remove the fluff from the shaft of the
3. Remove the fluff (sweep your hand over
the fluff filter). If the fluff filter is very dirty
or blocked, rinse with warm water and
4. Insert the fluff filter so that you hear
End of the programme...
Interrupt the programme
1. Open the door or press the $Start/Pauseübutton;
the drying cycle is interrupted.
2. Add or remove laundry and close the door.
3. If required, select a new programme and additional
functions. Select the $Start/Pause button. The
remaining time is updated after a few minutes.
The drum and door may be hot!
Notes on laundry ...
Labelling of fabrics
Follow the manufacturer's care instructions.
hcSuitable for tumble drying.
(cDry at normal temperature.
'cDry at low temperature a in addition, select VLow Heat.
)cDo not tumble dry.
Do not tumble dry the following fabrics:
– Non-breathable fabrics (e.g. rubber-coated).
– Delicate materials (silk, curtains made from synthetic material) a these may crease.
– Oil-stained laundry.
Before drying for the first time
– Do not put any laundry in the machine. Turn the programme selector to Timed program
(a page 7) and select $Start/Pause. At the end of the programme, turn the programme
selector to Off.
– To ensure a consistent drying 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
– Close zips, hooks and eyelets, and button up covers.
Tie cloth belts, apron strings, etc. together or use a laundry bag.
– 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 in the dryer
a page 7, O÷Wool Finish programme (depending on model).
– 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.
a Do not use the +: Cupboard Dry Plus programme.
– Starched laundry is not always suitable for dryers a starch leaves behind a coating that
reduces the drying effect.
– 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 in the washing machine a higher spin speeds minimise
the drying time and reduce energy consumption.
– Use the maximum recommended capacity, but do not exceed it
a Programme overview, page 7.
– Make sure the room is well ventilated during drying.
– Clean the fluff filter after every drying cycle a Clean the fluff filter, page 4/11.
Remove the laundry and switch off
Installation a page 9
and Exhaust air duct installation instruction.
Observe the safety instructions on page 13.
Read these instructions, the Installation
Instructions and the separate Energy-saving
mode instructions before operating the dryer.
Selected option activated/deactivated aindicator light on/off.
See the separate Energy-saving mode instructions.
Before using the dryer for the first time
run the drying cycle without any laundry a page 6.
Programme selector for setting
the programme and switching the appliance
on/off. Can be turned in both directions.
Programme sequence H|]+
Drying Time Setting the drying time available only for timed programmes.
y Fine adjust Fine adjustment of dryness level.
Finished in Setting the programme end.
Fluff filter/Exhaust air duct p V Low Heat Low-heat drying reduced temperature.
4 Wrinkle Guard Plus Extends the anti-crease function.
Signal Buzzer on/off.
$ Start/Pause Starts, pauses and continues the programme;
activates or deactivates ((Childproof lock).
can be found
on page 5