Bosch WAS32461GB Operating instructions

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If the washing machine is switched on and is not operated for several minutes before the programme starts or at the
end of the programme, the display panel light goes out and the $ Start/Reload button flashes.
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Press any button to turn the light back on.
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Robert Bosch Hausgeräte GmbH
Carl-Wery-Str. 34
81739 München / Deutschland
*626483*
WAS32461GB
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c(Rinse hold); Do not treat laundry with fabric softener
Rinse , Spin , Drain >, Gentle Spin ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
Fabrics made from microfibre
c(Rinse hold); Particularly gentle wash programme to prevent shrinkage of
laundry. Longer programme pauses (fabrics rest in the detergent solution)
c(Rinse hold); Short programme, approx. 15 minutes, suitable for lightly
soiled laundry
Hand or machine-washable fabrics made of
wool or containing wool
Easy-care fabrics made of cotton, linen, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
2 kg
c(Rinse hold); different types of laundry can be washed together
Dark-coloured fabrics made of cotton and dark ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
easy-care fabrics
c(Rinse hold); reduced rinse and final spin
For delicate, washable fabrics, e.g. made of silk, ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
satin, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
c(Rinse hold); no spin between the rinse cycles
(e.g. curtains)
c(Rinse hold)
ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
ĉ Speed Perfect*, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing,
= Aqua Plus, c(Rinse hold); for particularly sensitive skin, longer wash
cycle at selected temperature, higher water level, additional rinse cycle
ĉ Speed Perfect*, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing,
= Aqua Plus, c(Rinse hold)
ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
3.5 kg Fabrics made of cotton or easy-care fabrics
Energy saving mode
Easy-care fabrics made of cotton, linen, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
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Additional programmes
reduced load for additional ĉ Speed Perfect function.
As a short programme, Mixed Load /ø40 °C is ideal, when maximum spin speed is selected.
Programmes without prewash - add detergent to compartment II, programmes with prewash - distribute the detergent between compartments I and II.
Open the washing machine door, add laundry apage 4, 5
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Childlock a page 5
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7 - 40 °C
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... $ Start/Reload is pressed and in the display panel both „§‚ + ,
symbols are then lit.
If ǯ is lit, the washing machine door cannot be opened.
Select the $ Start/Reload button.
Sportswear $
Wash, rinse, spin, programme duration or end (- ¯-)
Add laundry when ... a page 5
7 - 40 °C
1üü2üücü- ¯-
Washing
SuperQuick 15' 6
Programme status indicators:
If you want to add additional items of laundry after the programme has started, press the
$ Start/Reload button. The machine checks whether adding laundry is possible.
„§‚ + , are lit: Adding laundry is possible.
ǯflashing: Wait until „§‚ + , are lit.
Note: Only open the washing machine door when both the „§‚ + , symbols are lit.
ǯ: It is not possible to add laundry.
Note: for safety reasons, the washing machine door remains locked when the water level and/
or temperature is high, or during spinning.
To continue the programme, press the $ Start/Reload button.
7 - 40 °C
Status indicators
Select the spin speed (* model-dependent) or (Rinse hold
= no final spin, laundry remains in the water after the final rinse, --- appears in the display panel).
„§‚ + o,
in the display panel
Wool :
c(rpm)
... you have selected the wrong programme by mistake:
– Reselect the preogramme.
– Press $ Start/Reload. The new programme starts from the
beginning.
All buttons are sensitive and need only
to be touched lightly. If you press and
hold the (Finished in) option button,
the appliance automatically runs
through the settings options.
7 - 40 °C
cc- 1600*
Add laundry
Delicate/Silk “
Programme end after
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7 - 40 °C
(Finished in)
Change the programme if...
You can lock the washing machine to prevent the functions you have set from being changed
inadvertently.
ON/OFF: after the start/end of the programme, press and hold $ Start/Reload for approx.
5 seconds.
Note: The childlock can remain activated until you wish to start the next programme, even after
switching off the machine.
Then you can deactivate the childlock before starting the programme and activate it again as
necessary once the programme has started.
Note:
– The (symbol is lit: Childlock active.
– The (symbol flashes: Childlock active and then the programme selector is altered.
To prevent the programme from stopping, turn the programme selector back to the original
programme, the ( symbol is lit again.
Dark Wash K
1 - 24h
Service flap
To start the programme or to subsequently load additional laundry, and to activate/deactivate the childlock.
7 - 40 °C
Select the temperature (7 = cold)
Programmes at high temperatures:
– To cool the laundry: Select Rinse .
– Press $ Start/Reload.
Programmes at lower temperatures:
– Select Spin or Drain >.
– Press $ Start/Reload.
$ Start/Reload
Mixed Load /
V (Temperature)
Cancel the programme
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7 - 60 °C
]7 - 90 °C
Programme selector for switching the
machine on and off and for selecting
the programme. Can be turned in
either direction.
(
in the display panel
* you may need to select the function several times
Easy-Care I
+ Prewash 7
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If the display panel lighting is off, press any button
a Energy-saving mode, page 5.
Set to •
Hard-wearing fabrics made of cotton or linen
Press $ Start/Reload
Childlock
Set the
volume*
7 - 60 °C
Additional functions and options buttons
aIndividual settings, page 5
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Additional functions; options; information
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... the $ Start/Reload button is off and - ¯- appears in the
display panel.
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Hard-wearing fabrics, heat-resistant fabrics
made of cotton or linen
**If the ( symbol is lit in the display
panel, the childlock is active
a Deactivate it, page 5.
End of programme when ...
Set the
volume*
8 kg/
5 kg*
Start/
Reload
Additional functions a and overview of programmes, page 7
ĉ Speed Perfect For washing in a shorter time with a washing result comparable to that of the standard programme. Maximum load a Overview of programmes, page 7.
For saving energy with a washing result comparable to that of the standard programme.
Special spin sequence with subsequent fluffing. Gentle final spin at reduced speed.
Residual moisture in the laundry is increased slightly.
Additional rinse cycle. Increased water level. For areas with very soft water or for further
improving the washing result.
Information signals
2. Set the
volume for ...
You can change the spin speed shown or select c(Rinse hold = no final spin, laundry remains in the water after the
final rinse, --- appears in the display panel). You can change the spin speed shown. The maximum selectable spin
speed depends on the model and on which programme is currently selected.
Ĉ Eco Perfect
S
Reduced Ironing
= Aqua Plus
1 step,
release
Sensitive 1
Programme selector
1
(Spin speed in rpm) / (Rinse hold = no final spin)
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7 - 90 °C
Sportswear $
Dark Wash K
Set** and adjust the programme
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Button signals
Press and
hold
Cottons LF
+ Prewash 7
Gentle Spin SuperQuick 15' 6
Sensitive Delicate washable fabrics
Hand/machine-washable wool
Extra rinse with spin
Extra spin with selectable spin speed
the rinsing water when c
(Rinse hold = no final spin)
Extra spin with reduced spin speed
Super Quick programme
Hard-wearing fabrics, longer washing and
additional rinsing for particularly sensitive skin
Fabrics made from microfibre
Dark-coloured fabrics
Dilute thick fabric softener and conditioner with water.
This prevents blockages.
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When you select the programme, the relevant programme duration is displayed. You can delay the start of the programme
before it begins. The "Finished in" time can be set in increments of one hour up to a maximum of 24 hours. Press the
(Finished in) button repeatedly until the desired number of hours is displayed (h = hour). Press $ Start/Reload.
1 step, the
display panel
lights up
Type of laundry
Delicate/Silk “
Wool :
Rinse Spin Drain >
Display panel /
Options buttons
Additional
functions
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Detailed overview of programmes a page 7.
Temperature and spin speed can be selected individually,
depending on the selected programme and programme progress.
Cottons LF
Hard-wearing fabrics
+ Prewash 7
Hard-wearing fabrics, prewash at 30 °C
Easy-Care I
Easy-care fabrics
+ Prewash 7
Easy-care fabrics, prewash at 30 °C
Different types of laundry
Mixed Load /
Measure according to:
The amount of laundry, level of soiling, water hardness (ask your water supply company) and
manufacturer's instructions.
On models without an insert for liquid detergent:
Pour liquid detergent into the appropriate dispenser and place in the drum.
During operation, open the detergent drawer with care.
Insert for liquid detergent (depending on model), page 10
Compartment II: detergent for main wash,
Water softener, bleach, stain remover
Compartment ~: fabric softener, starch
Compartment I: detergent for prewash
Open the washing machine door and remove the laundry.
If (Rinse hold = no final spin) is active: turn the programme selector
to Drain > or Spin . Select the spin speed if necessary.
Press $ Start/Reload.
– Remove any foreign objects - risk of rusting.
– Leave the washing machine door and detergent drawer open
so that any residual water can dry away.
Washing machine
door handle
Set to •
max.
Add detergent and care product
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You can change the displayed washing temperature. The maximum washing temperature that can be selected depends
on the programme that has been set.
°C
Control panel
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Programmes
Remove the laundry
Washing machine door
(Finished in)
setting mode for
signal volume
Programmes
– Make sure your hands are dry.
– Take hold of the plug only.
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V (Temperature °C)
Individual settings
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1. Activate the
Overview of programmes a Check the consumption values table on page 8 and the instructions on page 9.
Environmental/savings tips
– Always fill the washing machine with a maximum amount of laundry for
the relevant programme.
– Wash normally soiled laundry without a prewash.
– Instead of Cottons LF 90 °C, select the Cottons LF 60 °C programme and
the additional Ĉ Eco Perfect function. Comparable cleaning result with
significantly lower energy consumption.
– Measure the detergent according to the manufacturer's instructions and water
hardness.
– If you want to dry the laundry in the tumble dryer afterwards, select a spin speed
suggested by the dryer manufacturer.
Connect the mains plug
Not required for AquaStop models
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Detergent drawer
with compartments I, II, ~
Observe the important information a page 9.
Insert items of laundry of varying sizes.
Close the washing machine door. Take care not to trap items of laundry between the washing
machine door and the rubber seal.
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– Never use a damaged machine.
– Inform the after-sales service.
the programme progress.
Turn off the tap
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Contents
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Follow the manufacturer's care information.
According to the information on the care labels.
According to type, colour, level of soiling and temperature.
Do not exceed the maximum load a page 7.
Check the machine
Turn the tap on
Do not operate this washing machine until you have read these
instructions and the separate installation instructions.
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Intended use .......................................................................................................................... 1
Programmes .......................................................................................................................... 1
Setting and adjusting the programme ............................................................................. 3
Washing ..............................................................................................................................3/4
After washing ........................................................................................................................ 4
Individual settings ............................................................................................................5/6
Overview of programmes ................................................................................................... 7
Safety instructions ................................................................................................................ 8
Consumption values ............................................................................................................8
Important information ......................................................................................................... 9
Insert for liquid detergent .................................................................................................10
Care .......................................................................................................................................10
Information on the display panel ....................................................................................10
Instructions for blockages ................................................................................................11
What to do if.................................................................................................................. 12/13
Emergency release .............................................................................................................13
After-sales service...............................................................................................................13
Sort and load the laundry
Correct installation according to the separate
Installation instructions.
Individual settings
buttons
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The spin speed and temperature can be changed before and during the selected programme. The effects depend on
Switch off
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Observe the safety instructions on page 8.
– Do not leave children unattended near the washing machine.
– The washing machine is not to be used by children or persons
not familiar with the operating instructions.
– Keep pets away from the washing machine.
Washing
Before washing for the first time
Run a wash cycle without any laundry a page 9
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For more information on our products, accessories, replacement parts and services, visit
our website www.bosch-home.com or contact one of our after-sales service centres.
ʔ For domestic use only
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detergent solution
ʋ To be operated with cold drinking water and commercially available
detergents and care products which are suitable for use in washing
machines.
Preparation
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Congratulations - you have chosen a modern, high-quality domestic appliance
manufactured by Bosch. This washing machine is distinguished by its economical water
and energy consumption.
Each machine that leaves our factory has been inspected thoroughly to ensure that it
functions properly and is in perfect condition.
Intended use
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Your washing machine
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Important information
Risk of explosion
– Items of laundry pretreated with cleaning agents containing solvents, e.g. stain
remover/cleaning solvent may cause an explosion after being loaded into the
washing machine.
Rinse items of laundry thoroughly by hand beforehand.
Risk of injury
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Wash new items of clothing separately.
Consumption values depending on model
Additional function
Load
Electricity***
Water***
Programme
duration***
Soaking
8 kg
0.35 kWh
76 l
2:20 h
Cottons LF 40 °C**
8 kg
0.97 kWh
76 l
2:30 h
Cottons LF 60 °C**
8 kg
1.36 kWh
76 l
2:40 h
8 kg
1.03 kWh
56 l
3:25 h
8 kg
2.34 kWh
87 l
2:30 h
Mixed Load / 40 °C**
Easy-Care I 40 °C**
3.5 kg
0.47 kWh
49 l
1:01 h
Dyeing/bleaching
3.5 kg
0.55 kWh
55 l
1:43 h
Delicate/Silk “ 7c(cold)
2 kg
0.04 kWh
35 l
0:41 h
Dye should only be used in normal household quantities. Salt may damage stainless steel. Always follow the dye
manufacturer's instructions. Do not use the washing machine for bleaching clothes.
Delicate/Silk “ 30 °C
2 kg
0.14 kWh
35 l
0:41 h
Wool : 7 (cold)
2 kg
0.06 kWh
40 l
0:40 h
Wool : 30 °C
2 kg
0.16 kWh
40 l
0:40 h
Cottons LF 90 °C
Ĉ Eco Perfect*
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Pour soaking agent/detergent into compartment II in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
Set the programme selector to Cottons LF 30 °C and select $ Start/Reload.
After approx. 10 minutes, press $ Start/Reload to stop the programme. After the required soaking time,
press $ Start/Reload again to continue the programme, or change the programme.
Starching
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Laundry must not be treated with fabric softener
Starching is possible in all wash programmes if liquid starch is used. Pour starch into the ~ fabric softener compartment in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions (rinse first if necessary).
6. Refit the service flap and close it.
To prevent unused detergent from flowing straight into the drain during the next wash:
Pour 1 litre of water into compartment II and start the Drain > programme.
Leave the washing machine door open so that the drum can dry out.
Use chlorine-free cleaning agent, not steel wool.
Descaling
Ensure there is no laundry in the machine
This should not be necessary if the correct detergent dosage has been used. If it is necessary, however, proceed
according to the descaling agent manufacturer's instructions. Suitable descalers can be obtained via our website or
from our after-sales service (a page 13).
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§: ›´
Other displays
* Programme setting for testing and energy labelling in accordance with EU directive 92/75/EEC.
** Programme setting for testing in accordance with applicable standard EN60456.
Note on comparative tests: When using the test programmes, wash the specified load using the maximum spin speed.
As a short programme for coloureds, select the Mixed Load / 40 °C programme with maximum spin speed.
*** The values may deviate from the indicated values depending on water pressure, water hardness, and inlet temperature,
ambient temperature, type, amount and level of laundry soiling, detergent used, fluctuations in the power supply and
selection of additional functions.
Drain hose on the siphon
Drum
Instructions in the display panel
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5. Replace the pump cover and screw it on tightly. The handle points upright. Replace the
drain hose in the holder.
Do not load as much laundry. Select the programme with Prewash.
Cottons LF 30 °C**
Cottons LF 60 °C
Pull out, press insert down, remove drawer completely.
To remove the insert: press the insert upwards from below with your finger.
Clean the detergent dispenser tray and insert with water and a brush and dry it.
Fit the insert and lock it in place (push the cylinder onto the guide pin).
Push in the detergent drawer.
Leave the detergent drawer open so that any residual water can evaporate.
Load laundry of the same colour.
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4. Clean the interior, pump cover thread and pump housing (the impeller in the detergent
solution pump must be able to rotate).
No prewash. If required, select the additional ĉ Speed Perfect function.
Pretreat any stains as necessary.
heavy
Programme
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2.
3.
4.
5.
Laundry with varying degrees of soiling
light
3. Unscrew the pump cover carefully (residual water).
... if it contains detergent or fabric softener residues.
Insert items of laundry of varying sizes.
Take care not to trap items of laundry between the washing machine door and the rubber seal.
The washing machine door can become very hot.
Be careful when draining hot detergent solution.
Do not climb onto the washing machine.
Do not lean on the open washing machine door.
Do not reach into the drum if it is still rotating.
– Remove detergent residue immediately.
– Wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
– Do not clean with a jet of water.
Cleaning the detergent drawer ...
Loading laundry
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Machine housing, control panel
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– Keep detergents and care products out of the reach of children.
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Risk of poisoning
When measuring detergent, care products and cleaning agents, follow the manufacturer's instructions.
Empty pockets.
Look out for metal items (paperclips, etc.).
Wash delicates in a laundry bag (tights, curtains, underwired bras).
Fasten zips, do up any buttons.
Brush sand out of pockets and collars.
Remove curtain fittings or place in the laundry bag.
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– Keep packaging, film and packaging parts out of the reach of children.
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– Risk of electric shock. Disconnect the mains plug.
– Risk of explosion. No solvents.
Care
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Danger of suffocation
Protecting the laundry and the machine
2. Take the drain hose out of the retainer.
Remove the sealing cap, allow the detergent solution to flow out.
Push the sealing cap back on.
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For worn-out appliances:
– Disconnect the mains plug.
– Cut through the mains cable and remove complete with plug.
– Destroy the lock on the washing machine door. This will prevent children from
locking themselves in and risking their lives.
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Turn the programme selector to Off and disconnect the mains plug.
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1. Open and remove the service flap.
1. Loosen the hose clamp, remove the drain hose carefully (residual water).
2. Clean the drainage hose and siphon connecting piece.
3. Reattach the drainage hose and secure the connection with the hose clamp.
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– Never pull on the cable to disconnect the mains plug.
– Only insert/pull out the mains plug with dry hands.
Do not put any laundry in the machine. Turn the tap on. Pour the following into compartment II:
– approx. 1 litre water
– detergent (amount to be used according to the manufacturer's instructions for light soiling and
according to water hardness)
Turn the programme selector to Easy-Care I 60 °C and press $ Start/Reload.
At the end of the programme, turn the programme selector to Off.
Filter in the water supply
Risk of electric shock
Do not immerse the AquaStop safety device in water (contains electric valve).
depending on model
Close the washing machine door properly; laundry may be caught.
Open the tap completely, supply hose kinked or trapped; Clean the filter a page 11,
water pressure too low.
Detergent solution pump blocked; Clean the detergent solution pump a page 11.
Drain hose/waste pipe blocked; Clean the drain hose on the siphon a page 11.
Water in the base tub, appliance leaking. Call the after-sales service.
Switch off the appliance, wait for 5 seconds and switch it back on. If the display appears again,
call the after-sales service a page 13.
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What to do if...
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Turn the programme selector to Off and disconnect the mains plug.
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Risk of electric shock
Detergent solution pump
Position the insert for dispensing liquid detergent:
– Remove the detergent drawer completely a page 10.
– Slide the insert forwards.
Do not use the insert (slide upwards):
– For gel-type detergents and washing powder,
– for programmes with + Prewash 7 or (Finished in) option
Before washing for the first time
Reduce the water pressure in the supply hose:
Turn off the tap.
Select any programme (except Spin / Drain >).
Press $ Start/Reload. Let the programme run for approximately 40 seconds.
Turn the programme selector to Off. Disconnect the mains plug.
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– Read the Instruction Manual and Installation Instructions and all other information enclosed with the washing
machine and use the machine accordingly.
– Retain the documents for subsequent use.
Information about blockages
Insert for liquid detergent depending on model
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Safety instructions
Risk of scalding.
– Allow the detergent solution to cool down.
– Turn off the tap.
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Clean the filter:
5. Disconnect the hose from the tap.
Clean the filter with a small brush.
and/or on standard and Aquasecure models:
Remove the hose from the back of the appliance,
remove the filter using pliers and clean the filter.
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6. Connect the hose and check for leaks.
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Water is leaking out.
What to do if...
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No water supply.
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Detergent not dispensed.
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Washing machine door cannot –
be opened.
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Programme does not start.
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Detergent solution does not
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drain.
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Water not visible in the drum. –
Spin result not satisfactory.
Laundry wet/too damp.
The programme duration
changes during the washing
cycle.
Repeated spin start-up.
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Attach/replace the drain hose correctly.
Tighten the screw connection of the supply hose.
$ Start/Reload not pressed?
Tap not turned on?
Filter blocked? Clean the filter a page 11.
Supply hose kinked or trapped?
Safety function active. Programme stopped? a page 4.
(Rinse hold = no final spin) selected? a page 3, 4.
Can be opened by emergency release only? a page 13.
$ Start/Reload pressed or (Finished in) time selected?
Washing machine door closed?
Childlock active? Deactivate a page 5.
(Rinse hold = no final spin) selected? a page 3, 4.
Clean the detergent solution pump a page 11.
Clean the waste pipe and/or drainage hose.
Not a fault - water below the visible area.
In Add laundry mode,
$ Start/Reload flashes very
quickly and a signal sounds.
– Water level too high. Not possible to add more laundry. Close the washing
machine door immediately if necessary.
– Press $ Start/Reload to continue the programme.
If you cannot correct a fault yourself (switching on/off) or a repair is required:
– Turn the programme selector to Off and pull the mains plug out of the socket.
– Turn off the tap and call the after-sales service a page 13.
Emergency release
e.g. in the event of a power cut
The programme continues when the power supply is restored. However, if the laundry has to be removed,
the washing machine door can be opened as follows:
Risk of scalding
The detergent solution and laundry may be hot. If possible, leave to cool down.
Do not reach into the drum if it is still rotating.
Do not open the washing machine door if water can be seen through the glass.
– Not a fault - the imbalance monitoring system has interrupted the spin because
the laundry is unevenly distributed.
Distribute large and small items of laundry evenly in the drum.
– S Reduced Ironing pressed? a page 5.
– Speed selected too low? a page 5.
– Not a fault - the programme sequence is optimised for the relevant washing process. This can cause changes in the programme duration in the display panel.
– Not a fault - imbalance monitoring system is equalising the imbalance.
Residual water in the ~ compartment for care products.
– Not a fault - the action of the care product is not affected.
– Clean the insert if necessary a page 10.
Odour formation in the washing – Run the Cottons LF 90 °C programme with the washing machine empty.
machine.
Use standard detergent.
Status indicator³þ flashing.
– Too much detergent used?
Detergent may escape from the
Mix 1 tablespoon of fabric softener with ½ litre water and pour the mixture into
detergent drawer.
compartment II. (Not for outdoor textiles or those made with down.)
– Reduce the amount of detergent for the next wash cycle.
Pronounced generation of
– Are the appliance feet fixed?
noise, vibration and
Secure appliance feet a Installation instructions.
“wandering” during the spin
– Transportation safety devices removed?
cycle.
Remove transportation safety devices a Installation instructions.
Noises during spinning and
– Clean the detergent solution pump a page 11.
draining.
Display panel/indicator lamps – Power cut?
do not function during
– Circuit breakers tripped? Switch circuit breakers back on or replace.
operation.
– Energy saving mode active? a page 5.
– If a fault occurs repeatedly, call the after-sales service.
Programme sequence longer – Not a fault - imbalance monitoring system is equalising the imbalance by
than usual.
repeatedly redistributing the laundry.
– Not a fault - foam detection system active - adds an additional rinse cycle.
There are detergent residues on – In isolated cases, phosphate-free detergents contain water-insoluble residues.
the laundry.
– Select Rinse or brush down the laundry after washing.
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1. Turn the programme selector to Off and pull out the mains plug.
2. Drain the detergent solution a page 11.
3. Pull the emergency release downwards with a tool and release.
Washing machine door can then be opened.
After-sales service
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If you cannot remedy the fault yourself (What to do if ..., a page 12, 13), contact our after-sales service.
We will always find a suitable solution to avoid unnecessary visits by repair personnel.
You can find the contact details for your nearest after-sales service here or in the after-sales service directory
(depending on the model).
– GB 0844 8928979
(Calls from a BT landline will be charged at up to 3 pence per minute.
A call set-up fee of up to 6 pence may apply).
– IE 01450 2655
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Please give the after-sales service the product number (E-Nr.) and the production number (FD) of the appliance.
Product number
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Production number
This information can be found:
on the inside of the washing machine door* /
open service flap* and on the rear of the appliance.
*depending on the model
Washing machine
Trust the manufacturer's technical expertise. Turn to us.
By doing so, you will ensure that the repair is carried out by trained service technicians equipped with original
spare parts
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Your washing machine
Congratulations - you have chosen a modern, high-quality domestic appliance
manufactured by Bosch. This washing machine is distinguished by its economical water
and energy consumption.
Each machine that leaves our factory has been inspected thoroughly to ensure that it
functions properly and is in perfect condition.
ʔ For domestic use only
ʔ For washing machine-washable fabrics and hand-washable wool in
detergent solution
ʋ To be operated with cold drinking water and commercially available
detergents and care products which are suitable for use in washing
machines.
For more information on our products, accessories, replacement parts and services, visit
our website www.bosch-home.com or contact one of our after-sales service centres.
– Do not leave children unattended near the washing machine.
– The washing machine is not to be used by children or persons
not familiar with the operating instructions.
– Keep pets away from the washing machine.
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Programmes
Check the machine
– Never use a damaged machine.
– Inform the after-sales service.
Connect the mains plug
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– Make sure your hands are dry.
– Take hold of the plug only.
Turn the tap on
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Rinse Spin Drain >
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– Always fill the washing machine with a maximum amount of laundry for
the relevant programme.
– Wash normally soiled laundry without a prewash.
– Instead of Cottons LF 90 °C, select the Cottons LF 60 °C programme and
the additional Ĉ Eco Perfect function. Comparable cleaning result with
significantly lower energy consumption.
– Measure the detergent according to the manufacturer's instructions and water
hardness.
– If you want to dry the laundry in the tumble dryer afterwards, select a spin speed
suggested by the dryer manufacturer.
Insert for liquid detergent (depending on model), page 10
Compartment II: detergent for main wash,
Water softener, bleach, stain remover
Compartment ~: fabric softener, starch
Compartment I: detergent for prewash
Display panel /
Options buttons
Additional
functions
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Detailed overview of programmes a page 7.
Temperature and spin speed can be selected individually,
depending on the selected programme and programme progress.
Cottons LF
Hard-wearing fabrics
+ Prewash 7
Hard-wearing fabrics, prewash at 30 °C
Easy-Care I
Easy-care fabrics
+ Prewash 7
Easy-care fabrics, prewash at 30 °C
Different types of laundry
Mixed Load /
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Intended use .......................................................................................................................... 1
Programmes .......................................................................................................................... 1
Setting and adjusting the programme ............................................................................. 3
Washing ..............................................................................................................................3/4
After washing ........................................................................................................................ 4
Individual settings ............................................................................................................5/6
Overview of programmes ................................................................................................... 7
Safety instructions ................................................................................................................ 8
Consumption values ............................................................................................................8
Important information ......................................................................................................... 9
Insert for liquid detergent .................................................................................................10
Care .......................................................................................................................................10
Information on the display panel ....................................................................................10
Instructions for blockages ................................................................................................11
What to do if.................................................................................................................. 12/13
Emergency release .............................................................................................................13
After-sales service...............................................................................................................13
Environmental/savings tips
Correct installation according to the separate
Installation instructions.
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Do not operate this washing machine until you have read these
instructions and the separate installation instructions.
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Preparation
Intended use
Gentle Spin SuperQuick 15' 6
Sensitive Sportswear $
Dark Wash K
Delicate washable fabrics
Hand/machine-washable wool
Extra rinse with spin
Extra spin with selectable spin speed
the rinsing water when c
(Rinse hold = no final spin)
Extra spin with reduced spin speed
Super Quick programme
Hard-wearing fabrics, longer washing and
additional rinsing for particularly sensitive skin
Fabrics made from microfibre
Dark-coloured fabrics
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V (Temperature)
Select the temperature (7
1 - 24h
(Finished in)
Programme end after
cc- 1600*
c(rpm)
Status indicators
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Wash, rinse, spin, program
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Childlock a page 5
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Open the washing machin
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Washing
Before washing for the first time
Run a wash cycle without any laundry a page 9
Switch off
Sort and load the laundry
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Follow the manufacturer's care information.
According to the information on the care labels.
According to type, colour, level of soiling and temperature.
Do not exceed the maximum load a page 7.
Turn off the tap
Not required for AquaStop models
a Refer to Installation instructions.
Detergent drawer
with compartments I, II, ~
Observe the important information a page 9.
Insert items of laundry of varying sizes.
Close the washing machine door. Take care not to trap items of laundry between the washing
machine door and the rubber seal.
Remove the laundry
Washing machine door
Control panel
Add detergent and care product
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The amount of laundry, level of soiling, water hardness (ask your water supply company) and
manufacturer's instructions.
On models without an insert for liquid detergent:
Pour liquid detergent into the appropriate dispenser and place in the drum.
During operation, open the detergent drawer with care.
Dilute thick fabric softener and conditioner with water.
This prevents blockages.
Set** and adjust the programme
7 = cold)
model-dependent) or (Rinse hold
mains in the water after the final rinse, ay panel).
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display panel.
If the display panel lighting is off, press any button
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a Deactivate it, page 5.
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Programme selector for switching the
machine on and off and for selecting
the programme. Can be turned in
either direction.
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Open the washing machine door and remove the laundry.
If (Rinse hold = no final spin) is active: turn the programme selector
to Drain > or Spin . Select the spin speed if necessary.
Press $ Start/Reload.
– Remove any foreign objects - risk of rusting.
– Leave the washing machine door and detergent drawer open
so that any residual water can dry away.
Washing machine
door handle
Service flap
Cancel the programme
Programmes at high temperatures:
– To cool the laundry: Select Rinse .
– Press $ Start/Reload.
Programmes at lower temperatures:
– Select Spin or Drain >.
– Press $ Start/Reload.
Change the programme if...
... you have selected the wrong programme by mistake:
– Reselect the preogramme.
– Press $ Start/Reload. The new programme starts from the
beginning.
All buttons are sensitive and need only
to be touched lightly. If you press and
hold the (Finished in) option button,
the appliance automatically runs
through the settings options.
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Add laundry when ... a page 5
... $ Start/Reload is pressed and in the display panel both „§‚ + ,
symbols are then lit.
If ǯ is lit, the washing machine door cannot be opened.
Select the $ Start/Reload button.
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Individual settings
buttons
ʑ Options
The spin speed and temperature can be changed before and during the selected programme. The effects depend on
Individual settings
ʑ Signal
1. Activate the
the programme progress.
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When you select the programme, the relevant programme duration is displayed. You can delay the start of the programme
before it begins. The "Finished in" time can be set in increments of one hour up to a maximum of 24 hours. Press the
(Finished in) button repeatedly until the desired number of hours is displayed (h = hour). Press $ Start/Reload.
(Spin speed in rpm) / (Rinse hold = no final spin)
Ĉ Eco Perfect
S
Reduced Ironing
= Aqua Plus
gramme. Maximum load a Overview of programmes, page 7.
For saving energy with a washing result comparable to that of the standard programme.
Special spin sequence with subsequent fluffing. Gentle final spin at reduced speed.
Residual moisture in the laundry is increased slightly.
Additional rinse cycle. Increased water level. For areas with very soft water or for further
improving the washing result.
Childlock
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1 step,
release
Information signals
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skip
1 step
Set the
volume*
Set to •
* you may need to select the function several times
$ Start/Reload
To start the programme or to subsequently load additional laundry, and to activate/deactivate the childlock.
You can lock the washing machine to prevent the functions you have set from being changed
inadvertently.
ON/OFF: after the start/end of the programme, press and hold $ Start/Reload for approx.
5 seconds.
Note: The childlock can remain activated until you wish to start the next programme, even after
switching off the machine.
Then you can deactivate the childlock before starting the programme and activate it again as
necessary once the programme has started.
Note:
– The (symbol is lit: Childlock active.
– The (symbol flashes: Childlock active and then the programme selector is altered.
To prevent the programme from stopping, turn the programme selector back to the original
programme, the ( symbol is lit again.
„§‚ + o,
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2. Set the
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You can change the spin speed shown or select c(Rinse hold = no final spin, laundry remains in the water after the
final rinse, --- appears in the display panel). You can change the spin speed shown. The maximum selectable spin
speed depends on the model and on which programme is currently selected.
Additional functions a and overview of programmes, page 7
ĉ Speed Perfect For washing in a shorter time with a washing result comparable to that of the standard pro-
1 step, the
display panel
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Button signals
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You can change the displayed washing temperature. The maximum washing temperature that can be selected depends
on the programme that has been set.
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setting mode for
signal volume
V (Temperature °C)
If you want to add additional items of laundry after the programme has started, press the
$ Start/Reload button. The machine checks whether adding laundry is possible.
„§‚ + , are lit: Adding laundry is possible.
ǯflashing: Wait until „§‚ + , are lit.
Note: Only open the washing machine door when both the „§‚ + , symbols are lit.
ǯ: It is not possible to add laundry.
Note: for safety reasons, the washing machine door remains locked when the water level and/
or temperature is high, or during spinning.
To continue the programme, press the $ Start/Reload button.
If the washing machine is switched on and is not operated for several minutes before the programme starts or at the
end of the programme, the display panel light goes out and the $ Start/Reload button flashes.
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Press any button to turn the light back on.
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7 - 60 °C
7 - 60 °C
7 - 40 °C
7 - 40 °C
7 - 40 °C
7 - 40 °C
7 - 40 °C
7 - 40 °C
Sensitive Easy-Care I
+ Prewash 7
Mixed Load /
Dark Wash K
Delicate/Silk “
Wool :
SuperQuick 15' 6
Sportswear $
Easy-care fabrics made of cotton, linen, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
Hard-wearing fabrics made of cotton or linen
Hard-wearing fabrics, heat-resistant fabrics
made of cotton or linen
Type of laundry
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ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
c(Rinse hold); Particularly gentle wash programme to prevent shrinkage of
laundry. Longer programme pauses (fabrics rest in the detergent solution)
c(Rinse hold); Short programme, approx. 15 minutes, suitable for lightly
soiled laundry
c(Rinse hold); Do not treat laundry with fabric softener
Rinse , Spin , Drain >, Gentle Spin Hand or machine-washable fabrics made of
wool or containing wool
Easy-care fabrics made of cotton, linen, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
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ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
c(Rinse hold)
ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
= Aqua Plus, c(Rinse hold); for particularly sensitive skin, longer wash
cycle at selected temperature, higher water level, additional rinse cycle
ĉ Speed Perfect*, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing,
= Aqua Plus, c(Rinse hold)
ĉ Speed Perfect*, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing,
Additional functions; options; information
Dark-coloured fabrics made of cotton and dark ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
easy-care fabrics
c(Rinse hold); reduced rinse and final spin
For delicate, washable fabrics, e.g. made of silk, ĉ Speed Perfect, Ĉ Eco Perfect, S Reduced Ironing, = Aqua Plus,
satin, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
c(Rinse hold); no spin between the rinse cycles
(e.g. curtains)
3.5 kg Fabrics made of cotton or easy-care fabrics
8 kg/
5 kg*
max.
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Additional programmes
reduced load for additional ĉ Speed Perfect function.
As a short programme, Mixed Load /ø40 °C is ideal, when maximum spin speed is selected.
Programmes without prewash - add detergent to compartment II, programmes with prewash - distribute the detergent between compartments I and II.
7 - 90 °C
Cottons LF
+ Prewash 7
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Programmes
Overview of programmes a Check the consumption values table on page 8 and the instructions on page 9.
Safety instructions
Important information
– Read the Instruction Manual and Installation Instructions and all other information enclosed with the washing
machine and use the machine accordingly.
– Retain the documents for subsequent use.
Before washing for the first time
For worn-out appliances:
– Disconnect the mains plug.
– Cut through the mains cable and remove complete with plug.
– Destroy the lock on the washing machine door. This will prevent children from
locking themselves in and risking their lives.
Danger of suffocation
– Keep packaging, film and packaging parts out of the reach of children.
Risk of poisoning
– Keep detergents and care products out of the reach of children.
Risk of explosion
– Items of laundry pretreated with cleaning agents containing solvents, e.g. stain
remover/cleaning solvent may cause an explosion after being loaded into the
washing machine.
Rinse items of laundry thoroughly by hand beforehand.
Risk of injury
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Protecting the laundry and the machine
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When measuring detergent, care products and cleaning agents, follow the manufacturer's instructions.
Empty pockets.
Look out for metal items (paperclips, etc.).
Wash delicates in a laundry bag (tights, curtains, underwired bras).
Fasten zips, do up any buttons.
Brush sand out of pockets and collars.
Remove curtain fittings or place in the laundry bag.
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– Only insert/pull out the mains plug with dry hands.
Loading laundry
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Do not put any laundry in the machine. Turn the tap on. Pour the following into compartment II:
– approx. 1 litre water
– detergent (amount to be used according to the manufacturer's instructions for light soiling and
according to water hardness)
Turn the programme selector to Easy-Care I 60 °C and press $ Start/Reload.
At the end of the programme, turn the programme selector to Off.
Insert items of laundry of varying sizes.
Take care not to trap items of laundry between the washing machine door and the rubber seal.
The washing machine door can become very hot.
Be careful when draining hot detergent solution.
Do not climb onto the washing machine.
Do not lean on the open washing machine door.
Do not reach into the drum if it is still rotating.
Laundry with varying degrees of soiling
light
Electricity***
Water***
Cottons LF 30 °C**
8 kg
0.35 kWh
76 l
Cottons LF 40 °C**
8 kg
0.97 kWh
76 l
8 kg
1.36 kWh
76 l
8 kg
1.03 kWh
Cottons LF 60 °C**
Cottons LF 60 °C
Programme
duration***
2:20 h
2:30 h
2:40 h
Pretreat any stains as necessary.
heavy
Soaking
Load laundry of the same colour.
Pour soaking agent/detergent into compartment II in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions.
Set the programme selector to Cottons LF 30 °C and select $ Start/Reload.
After approx. 10 minutes, press $ Start/Reload to stop the programme. After the required soaking time,
press $ Start/Reload again to continue the programme, or change the programme.
Starching
3:25 h
Do not load as much laundry. Select the programme with Prewash.
Laundry must not be treated with fabric softener
Starching is possible in all wash programmes if liquid starch is used. Pour starch into the ~ fabric softener compartment in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions (rinse first if necessary).
2.34 kWh
87 l
2:30 h
Mixed Load / 40 °C**
Easy-Care I 40 °C**
0.47 kWh
49 l
1:01 h
Dyeing/bleaching
3.5 kg
0.55 kWh
55 l
1:43 h
Delicate/Silk “ 7c(cold)
2 kg
0.04 kWh
35 l
0:41 h
Dye should only be used in normal household quantities. Salt may damage stainless steel. Always follow the dye
manufacturer's instructions. Do not use the washing machine for bleaching clothes.
Delicate/Silk “ 30 °C
2 kg
0.14 kWh
35 l
0:41 h
Wool : 7 (cold)
2 kg
0.06 kWh
40 l
0:40 h
Wool : 30 °C
2 kg
0.16 kWh
40 l
0:40 h
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Wash new items of clothing separately.
* Programme setting for testing and energy labelling in accordance with EU directive 92/75/EEC.
** Programme setting for testing in accordance with applicable standard EN60456.
Note on comparative tests: When using the test programmes, wash the specified load using the maximum spin speed.
As a short programme for coloureds, select the Mixed Load / 40 °C programme with maximum spin speed.
*** The values may deviate from the indicated values depending on water pressure, water hardness, and inlet temperature,
ambient temperature, type, amount and level of laundry soiling, detergent used, fluctuations in the power supply and
selection of additional functions.
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Information about blockages
Insert for liquid detergent depending on model
Detergent solution pump
Position the insert for dispensing liquid detergent:
– Remove the detergent drawer completely a page 10.
– Slide the insert forwards.
Do not use the insert (slide upwards):
– For gel-type detergents and washing powder,
– for programmes with + Prewash 7 or (Finished in) option
1. Open and remove the service flap.
2. Take the drain hose out of the retainer.
Remove the sealing cap, allow the detergent solution to flow out.
Push the sealing cap back on.
Machine housing, control panel
– Remove detergent residue immediately.
– Wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
– Do not clean with a jet of water.
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4. Clean the interior, pump cover thread and pump housing (the impeller in the detergent
solution pump must be able to rotate).
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– Risk of electric shock. Disconnect the mains plug.
– Risk of explosion. No solvents.
Care
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Pull out, press insert down, remove drawer completely.
To remove the insert: press the insert upwards from below with your finger.
Clean the detergent dispenser tray and insert with water and a brush and dry it.
Fit the insert and lock it in place (push the cylinder onto the guide pin).
Push in the detergent drawer.
5. Replace the pump cover and screw it on tightly. The handle points upright. Replace the
drain hose in the holder.
6. Refit the service flap and close it.
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Use chlorine-free cleaning agent, not steel wool.
Descaling
Ensure there is no laundry in the machine
This should not be necessary if the correct detergent dosage has been used. If it is necessary, however, proceed
according to the descaling agent manufacturer's instructions. Suitable descalers can be obtained via our website or
from our after-sales service (a page 13).
Drain hose on the siphon
Turn the programme selector to Off and disconnect the mains plug.
1. Loosen the hose clamp, remove the drain hose carefully (residual water).
2. Clean the drainage hose and siphon connecting piece.
3. Reattach the drainage hose and secure the connection with the hose clamp.
Filter in the water supply
Risk of electric shock
Do not immerse the AquaStop safety device in water (contains electric valve).
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Pour 1 litre of water into compartment II and start the Drain > programme.
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Risk of scalding.
– Allow the detergent solution to cool down.
– Turn off the tap.
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Other displays
Close the washing machine door properly; laundry may be caught.
Open the tap completely, supply hose kinked or trapped; Clean the filter a page 11,
water pressure too low.
Detergent solution pump blocked; Clean the detergent solution pump a page 11.
Drain hose/waste pipe blocked; Clean the drain hose on the siphon a page 11.
Water in the base tub, appliance leaking. Call the after-sales service.
Switch off the appliance, wait for 5 seconds and switch it back on. If the display appears again,
call the after-sales service a page 13.
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3.
4.
Reduce the water pressure in the supply hose:
Turn off the tap.
Select any programme (except Spin / Drain >).
Press $ Start/Reload. Let the programme run for approximately 40 seconds.
Turn the programme selector to Off. Disconnect the mains plug.
Clean the filter:
5. Disconnect the hose from the tap.
Clean the filter with a small brush.
and/or on standard and Aquasecure models:
Remove the hose from the back of the appliance,
remove the filter using pliers and clean the filter.
6. Connect the hose and check for leaks.
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Do not reach into the drum if it is still rotating.
Do not open the washing machine door if water can be seen through the glass.
– Not a fault - the imbalance monitoring system has interrupted the spin because
the laundry is unevenly distributed.
Distribute large and small items of laundry evenly in the drum.
– S Reduced Ironing pressed? a page 5.
– Speed selected too low? a page 5.
– Not a fault - the programme sequence is optimised for the relevant washing process. This can cause changes in the programme duration in the display panel.
– Not a fault - imbalance monitoring system is equalising the imbalance.
Residual water in the ~ compartment for care products.
e.g. in the event of a power cut
The programme continues when the power supply is restored. However, if the laundry has to be removed,
the washing machine door can be opened as follows:
1. Turn the programme selector to Off and pull out the mains plug.
2. Drain the detergent solution a page 11.
3. Pull the emergency release downwards with a tool and release.
Washing machine door can then be opened.
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Laundry wet/too damp.
– Water level too high. Not possible to add more laundry. Close the washing
machine door immediately if necessary.
– Press $ Start/Reload to continue the programme.
– Turn the programme selector to Off and pull the mains plug out of the socket.
– Turn off the tap and call the after-sales service a page 13.
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$ Start/Reload flashes very
quickly and a signal sounds.
If you cannot correct a fault yourself (switching on/off) or a repair is required:
– Not a fault - the action of the care product is not affected.
– Clean the insert if necessary a page 10.
Odour formation in the washing – Run the Cottons LF 90 °C programme with the washing machine empty.
machine.
Use standard detergent.
Status indicator³þ flashing.
– Too much detergent used?
Detergent may escape from the
Mix 1 tablespoon of fabric softener with ½ litre water and pour the mixture into
detergent drawer.
compartment II. (Not for outdoor textiles or those made with down.)
– Reduce the amount of detergent for the next wash cycle.
Pronounced generation of
– Are the appliance feet fixed?
noise, vibration and
Secure appliance feet a Installation instructions.
“wandering” during the spin
– Transportation safety devices removed?
cycle.
Remove transportation safety devices a Installation instructions.
Noises during spinning and
– Clean the detergent solution pump a page 11.
draining.
Display panel/indicator lamps – Power cut?
do not function during
– Circuit breakers tripped? Switch circuit breakers back on or replace.
operation.
– Energy saving mode active? a page 5.
– If a fault occurs repeatedly, call the after-sales service.
Programme sequence longer – Not a fault - imbalance monitoring system is equalising the imbalance by
than usual.
repeatedly redistributing the laundry.
– Not a fault - foam detection system active - adds an additional rinse cycle.
There are detergent residues on – In isolated cases, phosphate-free detergents contain water-insoluble residues.
the laundry.
– Select Rinse or brush down the laundry after washing.
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Attach/replace the drain hose correctly.
Tighten the screw connection of the supply hose.
$ Start/Reload not pressed?
Tap not turned on?
Filter blocked? Clean the filter a page 11.
Supply hose kinked or trapped?
Safety function active. Programme stopped? a page 4.
(Rinse hold = no final spin) selected? a page 3, 4.
Can be opened by emergency release only? a page 13.
$ Start/Reload pressed or (Finished in) time selected?
Washing machine door closed?
Childlock active? Deactivate a page 5.
(Rinse hold = no final spin) selected? a page 3, 4.
Clean the detergent solution pump a page 11.
Clean the waste pipe and/or drainage hose.
Not a fault - water below the visible area.
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Detergent not dispensed.
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If you cannot remedy the fault yourself (What to do if ..., a page 12, 13), contact our after-sales service.
We will always find a suitable solution to avoid unnecessary visits by repair personnel.
You can find the contact details for your nearest after-sales service here or in the after-sales service directory
(depending on the model).
– GB 0844 8928979
(Calls from a BT landline will be charged at up to 3 pence per minute.
A call set-up fee of up to 6 pence may apply).
– IE 01450 2655
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Please give the after-sales service the product number (E-Nr.) and the production number (FD) of the appliance.
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Trust the manufacturer's technical expertise. Turn to us.
By doing so, you will ensure that the repair is carried out by trained service technicians equipped with original
spare parts
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Product number
Production number
This information can be found:
on the inside of the washing machine door* /
open service flap* and on the rear of the appliance.
*depending on the model
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