Genuine Toshiba owner's manual. Couldn't really ask for more. And written in understandable English in contrast to a few recent experiences I have had with manuals for other equipment other than Toshiba but made in China and written in "Chinglish"!
Text excerpt from page 17 (click to view)
Unscrew and remove the filter. Clean carefully under a fast running tap.
The dangers of freezing
If the machine is exposed to temperatures below 0Â°C, certain precautions should be taken. I Turn off the water taps. I Unscrew the inlet hoses.
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Unhook the drain hose from the rear support and position the end of this hose and that of the inlet hoses in a bowl. Run the draining programme. Disconnect the appliance. Screw the inlet hoses and reposition the drain hose. When you intend to start the machine up again, make sure that the room temperature is above 0Â°C.
When the appliance is in use and depending on the programme selected there can be hot water in the filter. Never remove the filter during a wash cycle, always wait until the appliance has finished the cycle, and is empty. When replacing the filter, ensure it is securely retightened so as to stop leaks and young children being able to remove it.
With the use of low temperature washes it is possible to get a build up of residues inside the drum. We recommend that a maintenance wash be performed on a regular basis. To run a maintenance wash: G The drum should be empty of laundry. G Select the hottest cotton wash programme.
The water inlet filters
If your water is very hard or contains traces of lime deposit, the water inlet filters may become clogged. It is therefore a good idea to clean them from time to time. Turn off the water taps. Unscrew the water inlet hoses. Clean the filters using a hard bristle brush. Tighten up the inlet hoses.
Use a normal measure of detergent, must be a powder (such as Ariel Futur).