2 safety instructions – Maytag MDE 9801 User Manual
2 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
• Study and save this Use and Care Guide for
• Electrical installation, if required, must be
carried out by an authorized electrician.
• The machine may only be used for tumble
drying in accordance with this Use and Care
• Repairs and maintenance which affect safety
or performance must be carried out by an aut-
• Damaged mains cables must only be repla-
ced by an authorised professional.
• Sufficient ventilation is required to prevent
smoke from open fires or fumes from equip-
ment burning other fuels being sucked into the
See the accompanying installation instructions.
This machine may not be used for drying fabrics
that have been dry-cleaned at home, or which
can be suspected of containing residues of flam-
The tumble dryer is fitted with an overhea-
ting protection device, which switches the mach-
ine off in the event of excessive temperature.
A float valve switches the machine off if the
condensation water hose becomes clogged, or if
there is danger of water flowing over from the
INTERRUPTING THE PROGRAMME
You can interrupt a drying programme by ope-
ning the door, causing the drum to stop auto-
matically. The machine will then “remember”
the point in the drying programme at which it
was interrupted. Restarting: close the door and
button. The machine will rest-
art automatically from the point at which the
programme was interrupted.
You can also interrupt a programme by pres-
button for three seconds. If you
interrupt a programme with this button, the
machine will forget where it was in the pro-
gramme, and you will have to select a new pro-
gramme to restart.
If the machine is to be transported or stored
during the winter, on unheated premises, ensu-
re that the water container is drained.
Sort the packing material for recycling according
to recommendations by the local authorities.
When the machine is no longer useful and is to
be scrapped it should be made unusable.
Get in touch with the refuse collection servi-
ce or your local authorities for advice on how to
scrap the machine in a proper manner.
The machine is made and marked to facilitate
During the programme, the back of the tumble
dryer will get very hot. Leave the machine to
cool completely before touching the back.