Tumble dryer emits unpleasant smells

Last updated 16/12/2022 14:22


  • Tumble dryer emits unpleasant smells
  • Laundry smells unpleasant after drying

Applies to

  • Heat pump tumble dryer
  • Condenser tumble dryer


1.  Clean regularly the fluff filter behind the door and heat exchanger located at the bottom of the appliance

2. Keep the door slightly open after each cycle

3. If the laundry smells unpleasant after drying, this odour may have arisen before drying:

  • When washing, pay attention to the correct dosage of the detergent
  • Wash the laundry at the highest temperature permitted by the care label
  • If necessary, use stain remover or disinfecting rinsing liquid
  • Dry the laundry immediately after the washing cycle has finished

4. In brand-new appliances, some of the plastic elements may generate an unpleasant smell, however, the smell is expected to decrease after several drying cycles

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