3.7

Out of 90 Ratings

Owner's of the Hotpoint Washer/Dryer WD420 gave it a score of 3.7 out of 5. Here's how the scores stacked up:
  • Reliability

    3.77 out of 5
  • Durability

    3.64 out of 5
  • Maintenance

    3.6 out of 5
  • Performance

    3.61 out of 5
  • Ease of Use

    3.7 out of 5
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Drying
Setting drying programmes
Independent drying only programme:
1. Remove the wet laundry and in drum dosing ball (if used) until the correct ‘Drying Weight Load’
(see Drying table, below) is left in the drum.
Close the door until it clicks shut.
2. Turn the programme selector dial to drying programme M (see Programme table).
3. Select HIGH HEAT (see Option modifiers) if drying cottons by pressing the Drying High Heat option
button: the corresponding light will show selection.
4. Set the required drying time or autodry option (see Drying option, below).
5. When all selections have been made press the Start/Cancel button. The door will lock.
6. A short time after the programme has finished the ‘Door locked’ indicator light will go out and the door
can be opened.
Drying option
Timed Drying programmes:
Where you can select the length of the drying time suitable for your load.
Aquarius
+
- Press the Drying Times button twice and ‘3’ will appear in the display, indicating 3 hours
drying time.
- Each subsequent press of the Drying Times button will reduce the drying time shown in
the display in 30 minute increments until ‘1’ (1 hour) is displayed.
- Pressing the Drying Times button again after ‘1’ is displayed cancels the drying
programme, ‘Off’ will appear in the display, no drying programme is selected.
Aquarius
- Use the Drying Times dial to select the drying time.
- The dial does not rotate during the cycle, turn it to the ‘Off’ position after the programme
has finished.
Auto Drying programme ‘Sensor Dry’(if available,
Aquarius
+
only):
When selected the machine will automatically sense when the laundry is dry and switch off.
- Press the Drying Times button ‘Auto’ will appear in the display.
!
Remember, with both the ‘Timed Drying’ programme and the Auto ‘Sensor Dry’ programme (if available),
the Drying High Heat option needs to be selected if drying non-delicate loads (eg. Cottons).
Fabric Programme Dry Weight load Heat setting Time Setting*
Aquarius only
Aquarius
+
only (approx)
B,C,D,E & F
5kg max.
3kg max.
G & K
HIGH
LOW
max.
3 hours
max.
2 hours
Cottons
Synthetics
Drying table
!
It is recommended that you separate your drying loads into similar fabric types, as this will increase
the drying efficiency.
*for smaller loads reduce the drying time accordingly.
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Description
Contents
Programmes
and Option
Modifiers
Control Panel
Features
Installation
Wash Labels
Explained
Detergents
and Laundry
Care and
Maintenance
Precautions
and Advice
Something
Wrong -
Troubleshooting
Service
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