Electrolux EWS 106210 W User manual

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Contents
Safety information
Product description
Control panel
First use
Daily use
Helpful hints and tips
Washing programmes
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Care and cleaning
What to do if…
Technical data
Consumption values
Installation
Electrical connection
Environment concerns
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Safety information
Important! Read carefully & keep for future
reference.
• The safety of Your appliance complies with
the industry standards and with legal requirements on the safety of appliances.
However, as manufacturers, we feel it is
our duty to provide the following safety
notes.
• It is most important that this instruction
book should be retained with the appliance for future reference. Should the appliance be sold or transferred to another
owner, or should you move house and
leave the appliance, always ensure that the
book is supplied with the appliance in order that the new owner can get to know
the functioning of the appliance and the
relevant warnings.
• You MUST read them carefully before installing or using the appliance.
• Before first starting up, check the appliance for any damage incurred during
transport. Never connect up a damaged
appliance . If parts are damaged, contact
your supplier.
• If the appliance is delivered in the winter
months when there are minus temperatures. Store it at room temperature for 24
hours before using for the first time.
General safety
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications or
attempt to modify this product in any way.
• During high temperature wash programmes the door glass may get hot. Do
not touch it!
• Make sure that small pets do not climb into
the drum. To avoid this, please check into
the drum before using.
• Any objects such as coins, safety pins,
nails, screws, stones or any other hard,
sharp material can cause extensive damage and must not be placed into the machine.
• Only use the advised quantities of fabric
softener and detergent. Damage to the
fabric can ensue if you over-fill. Refer to the
manufacturer’s recommendations of
quantities.
• Wash small items such as socks, laces,
washable belts etc in a washing bag or pillow case as it is possible for such items to
slip down between the tub and the inner
drum.
• Do not use your washing machine to wash
articles with whalebones, material without
hems or torn material.
• Always unplug the appliance and turn off
the water supply after use, cleaning and
maintenance.
• Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced people
may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Centre. Always insist on genuine spare parts.
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Installation
• This appliance is heavy. Care should be
taken when moving it.
• When unpacking the appliance, check that
it is not damaged. If in doubt, do not use it
and contact the Service Centre.
• All packing and transit bolts must be removed before use. Serious damage can
occur to the product and to property if this
is not adhered to. See relevant section in
the user manual.
• After having installed the appliance, check
that it is not standing on the inlet and drain
hose and the worktop is not pressing the
electrical supply cable against the wall.
• If the machine is situated on a carpeted
floor, please adjust the feet in order to allow air to circulate freely under the appliance.
• Always be sure, that there is no water leakage from hoses and their connections after
the installation.
• If the appliance is installed in a location
subject to frost, please read the “dangers
of freezing” chapter.
• Any plumbing work required to install this
appliance should be carried out by a qualified plumber or competent person.
• Any electrical work required to install this
appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
Use
• This appliance is designed for domestic
use. It must not be used for purposes other
than those for which it was designed.
• Only wash fabrics which are designed to
be machine washed. Follow the instructions on each garment label.
• Do not overload the appliance. See the
Washing Programme Table.
• Before washing, ensure that all pockets
are empty and buttons and zips are fastened. Avoid washing frayed or torn articles and treat stains such as paint, ink,
rust, and grass before washing. Underwired bras must NOT be machine washed.
• Garments which have been in contact with
volatile petroleum products should not be
machine washed. If volatile cleaning fluids
are used, care should be taken to ensure
that the fluid is removed from the garment
before placing in the machine.
• Never pull the power supply cable to remove the plug from the socket; always
take hold of the plug itself.
• Never use the appliance if the power supply cable, the control panel, the working
surface or the base are damaged so that
the inside of the washing machine is accessible.
Child Safety
• This appliance is not intended for use by
person (including children) with reduced
physical sensory or mental capabilities or
lack of experience and knowledge unless
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance
by a person responsible for their safety.
• Children should be supervised to ensure
that they do not play with the appliance.
• The packaging components (e.g. plastic
film, polystyrene) can be dangerous to children - danger of suffocation! Keep them
out of children's reach.
• Keep all detergents in a safe place out of
children’s reach.
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Make sure that children or pets do not
climb into the drum. To prevent children or
pets becoming trapped inside the drum
the machine incorporates a special feature. To activate this device, rotate the button (without pressing it) inside the door
clockwise until the groove is horizontal. If
necessary use a coin. To disable this device and restore the possibility of closing
the door, rotate the button anticlockwise
until the groove is vertical.
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Product description
Your new appliance meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry
with low water, energy and detergent consumption. Its new washing system allows total
use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.
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1 Detergent dispenser drawer
2 Control panel
3 Door opening handle
4 Rating Plate
5 Drain pump
6 Adjustable feet
Detergent dispenser drawer
Compartment for detergent used for prewash and soak phase or for stain remover
used during the stain action phase (if available). The prewash and soak detergent is
added at the beginning of the wash programme. The stain remover is added during
the stain action phase.
Compartment for powder or liquid detergent used for main wash. If using liquid detergent pour it just before starting the programme.
Compartment for liquid additives (fabric
softener, starch).
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations on quantities to use and do not
exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent
dispenser drawer. Any fabric softener or
starching additives must be poured into the
compartment before starting the wash programme.
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Programme Chart
Various programme charts in different languages are supplied with the appliance. One
is on the front side of the detergent dispenser
drawer and the others are attached into the
user manual assy. The chart in the drawer
can be replaced easily: remove the chart
from the drawer by pulling it towards the right
and insert the chart with the language required.
Control panel
Below is a picture of the control panel. It shows the programme selector dial as well as
the temperature selector dial, the buttons and the pilot lights. These are presented by
relevant numbers on the following pages.
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1 PROGRAMME selector dial
2 TEMPERATURE selector dial
3 SPIN reduction button
4 OPTIONS button
Programme Selector Dial
It allows you to switch the appliance on/off
and/or to select a programme.
Temperature selector dial
This dial allows you to select the temperature
more suitable to the laundry to be washed.
the machine will
By selecting the position
wash with cold water.
Spin speed Reduction
By pressing this button you can reduce the
maximum spin speed allowed for the selected programme or to select the available option(s).
No spin
By selecting this option, all spinning phases
are suppressed and replaced by a drain, so
as not to wrinkle the laundry. Recommended
for extremely delicate fabrics. On some pro-
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5 EXTRA RINSE button
6 START/PAUSE button
7 DELAY START button
8 Pilot Lights
grammes the rinses will be performed with
more water.
Rinse hold
By selecting this function the water of the last
rinse is not emptied out to prevent the fabrics
from creasing. Before opening the door it will
be necessary to empty out the water. To
empty out the water, please read the paragraph «At the end of the programme».
Daily, Light and Quick options
By pressing this button it is possible to modify the washing time, automatically proposed
by the machine in order to obtain good performances in a short time.
• Daily : to be used for normally soiled laundry (cotton, synthetic or delicate items).
• Light : to be used for lightly soiled laundry
(cotton, synthetic or delicate items).
• Super : a very short cycle for slightly soiled
items that have been worn for a short time.
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Extra Rinse
This appliance is designed to save energy. If
it necessary to rinse the laundry using an extra quantity of water (extra rinse), select this
option. Some additional rinses will be performed. This option is recommended for
people who are allergic to detergents, and in
areas where the water is very soft.
Delay Start
The start of the programme can be delayed
by 3, 6 or 9 hours by means of this button.
Start Pause
This button allows you to start or to interrupt
the selected programme.
Indicator pilot lights
After having pressed the button 6 , the
WASHING pilot light (8.1) illuminates. When
the pilot light 8.1 illuminates this means that
the machine is operating.
The DOOR pilot light (8.2) illuminates when
the programme starts and indicates if the
door can be opened:
• light on: the door cannot be opened. The
machine is working or has stopped with
water left in the tub.
• light off: the door can be opened. The programme is finished or the water has been
emptied out.
• light flashing: the door is opening in a few
minutes.
When the programme has finished the END
CYCLE pilot light (8.3) comes on.
8.1
8.2
8.3
Table of Symbols
Table of Symbols
= Cottons
= Temperature
= Prewash
= Cold wash
= Synthetics
= No Spin
= Delicates
= Rinse Hold
= Wool
= Daily
= Lingerie
= Light
= Soak
= Super Quick
= Rinse
= Options
= Drain
= Extra Rinse
= Spin
= Delay Start
= Economy
= Washing
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= Easy Iron
= Door locked
= Jeans
= End of cycle
= Mini programme
= Start/Pause
= Special Programmes
First use
• Ensure that the electrical and water
connections comply with the installation instructions.
• Ensure that the drum is empty.
• Pour 2 liters of water into the main
wash compartment
of the detergent drawer in order to activate the
ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at
the highest temperature without any
laundry in the machine, to remove any
manufacturing residue from the drum
and tub. Pour 1/2 a measure of detergent into the main wash compartment and start the machine.
Daily use
Load the laundry
Open the door by carefully pulling the door
handle outwards. Place the laundry in the
drum, one item at a time, shaking them out
as much as possible. Close the door.
If required, pour fabric softener into the compartment marked
(the amount used must
not exceed the «MAX» mark in the drawer).
Close the drawer gently.
Measure out the detergent and the fabric softener
Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops.
Measure out the amount of detergent required, pour it into the main wash compartment
or in the appropriate compartment
if the selected programme/option it requires
(see more details in «Detergent dispenser
drawer»).
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a different speed. The relevant light illuminates.
Select the available options by pressing
buttons 3, 4 and 5
Depending on the programme, different
functions can be combined. These must be
selected after choosing the desired programme and before starting the programme.
When these buttons are pressed, the corresponding pilot lights illuminate. When they
are pressed again, the pilot lights go out. If
an incorrect option is selected, the integrated
red pilot light of the button 6 flashes for 3
times.
Select the required programme by
turning the programme selector dial (1)
Turn the programme selector dial to the required programme. The washing machine
will automatically select the maximum spin
value provided for the programme you have
chosen. You can change this value by pressing the corresponding button. The green pilot light of the button 6 starts to flash.
The selector dial can be turned either clockwise or counterclockwise. Turn to position
« O » to reset programme/Switching the machine off.
At the end of the programme the selector dial must be turned to position O, to
switch the machine off.
Caution! If you turn the programme
selector dial to another programme
when the machine is working, the red
pilot light of button 6 will blink 3 times to
indicate a wrong selection. The machine
will not perform the new selected
programme.
Select the required temperature by
turning the temperature selector dial (2)
Turn clockwise this dial to select the more
convenient to your laundry washing temperature.
Reduce the spin speed by pressing
button 3
By selecting a programme, the appliance
proposes automatically the maximum spin
speed provided for that programme.
Press button 3 repeatedly to change the spin
speed, if you want your laundry to be spun at
For the compatibility among the washing
programmes and the options see chapter «Washing Programmes».
Select the Delay Start by pressing
button 7
Before you start the programme, if you wish
to delay the start, press the button 7 repeatedly, to select the desired delay. The relevant
light illuminates.
You must select this option after you have set
the programme and before you start the programme.
You can cancel or modify the delay time at
any moment, before you press button 6 .
Selecting the delayed start:
1. Select the programme and the required
options.
2. Select the delay start by pressing the button 7 .
3. Press button 6 :
– the machine starts its hourly countdown.
– The programme will start after the selected delay has expired.
Cancelling the delayed start after having started the programme:
1. Set the washing machine to PAUSE by
pressing button 6 .
2. Press button 7 once, the light relevant to
the selected delay goes off
3. Press button 6 again to start the programme.
The Delay Start can not be selected with
DRAIN programme.
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Important! The selected delay can be
changed only after selecting the washing
programme again.
The door will be locked throughout the delay
time. If you need to open the door, you must
set the machine to PAUSE (by pressing the
button 6 ) and then wait a few minutes. After
you have closed the door, press the button
6 again.
Start the programme by pressing button
6
To start the selected programme, press the
button 6 , the corresponding green pilot light
stops blinking. The pilot lights 8.1 and 8.2
illuminate to indicate that the appliance starts
operating and the door is locked.
To interrupt a programme which is running,
press the button 6 : the corresponding green
pilot light starts blinking.
To restart the programme from the point at
which it was interrupted, press the button 6
again . If you have chosen a delayed start,
the machine will begin the countdown.
If an incorrect option is selected, the red pilot
light of the button 6 blinks for 3 times.
Altering an option or a running
programme
It is possible to change some options before
the programme carries them out.
Before you make any change, you must
PAUSE the appliance by pressing the button
6.
Changing a running programme is possible
only by resetting it. Turn the programme selector dial to O and then to the new programme position. Start the new programme
by pressing the button 6 again. The washing
water in the tub will be not emptied out.
Interrupting a programme
Press the button 6 to interrupt a programme
which is running, the corresponding green
pilot light starts blinking.
Press the button again to restart the programme.
Cancelling a programme
Turn the selector dial to
to cancel a programme which is running.
You can select now a new programme.
Opening the door
After the programme has started (or during
the delay time) the door is locked, if you need
to open it, set first the machine to PAUSE by
pressing the button 6 . After a few minutes
the light 8.2 goes out and it is possible to
open the door.
If this light remains lit and the door is locked,
this means that the machine is already heating or that the water level is too high. In any
case, do not try to force the door!
If you cannot open the door but you need to
open it you have to switch the machine off by
turning the selector dial to O . After a few minutes the door can be opened (pay attention to the water level and temperature!) .
After closing the door, it is necessary to select the programme and options again and to
press button 6 .
At the end of the programme
The machine stops automatically. The pilot
light of button 6 , the pilot lights 8.1 and
8.2 go off. The light 8.3 illuminates.
If a programme or an option that ends with
water left in the tub has been selected, the
pilot light 8.2 remains on and the door is
locked to indicate that the water must be
emptied out before opening the door.
Follow the below instructions to empty out
the water:
1. Turn the programme selector dial to O .
2. Select the draining or spinning programme.
3. Reduce the spin speed if needed, by
pressing the relevant button.
4. Press button 6 .
At the end of the programme, the light 8.2
goes off to indicate that the door can be now
opened. Turn the programme selector dial to
O to switch the machine off.
Remove the laundry from the drum and carefully check that the drum is empty. If you do
not intend to carry out another wash, close
the water tap. Leave the door open to prevent the formation of mildew and unpleasant
smells.
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Stand by : once the programme has finished after a few minutes the energy saving system is enabled with the pilot lights
switched on. By pressing any button the
appliance will come out of the energy
saving status.
Helpful hints and tips
Sorting out the laundry
Follow the wash code symbols on each garment label and the manufacturer’s washing
instructions. Sort the laundry as follows:
whites, coloureds, synthetics, delicates,
woollens.
Before loading the laundry
Never wash whites and coloureds together.
Whites may lose their «whiteness» in the
wash.
New coloured items may run in the first wash;
they should therefore be washed separately
the first time.
Button up pillowcases, close zip fasteners,
hooks and poppers. Tie any belts or long
tapes.
Remove persistent stains before washing.
Rub particularly soiled areas with a special
detergent or detergent paste.
Treat curtains with special care. Remove
hooks or tie them up in a bag or net.
Removing stains
Stubborn stains may not be removed by just
water and detergent. It is therefore advisable
to treat them prior to washing.
Blood: treat fresh stains with cold water. For
dried stains, soak overnight in water with a
special detergent then rub in the soap and
water.
Oil based paint: moisten with benzine stain
remover, lay the garment on a soft cloth and
dab the stain; treat several times.
Dried grease stains: moisten with turpentine, lay the garment on a soft surface and
dab the stain with the fingertips and a cotton
cloth.
Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot water or a
rust removing product used cold. Be careful
with rust stains which are not recent since the
cellulose structure will already have been
damaged and the fabric tends to hole.
Mould stains: treat with bleach, rinse well
(whites and fast coloureds only).
Grass: soap lightly and treat with bleach
(whites and fast coloureds only).
Ball point pen and glue: moisten with acetone1), lay the garment on a soft cloth and
dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone as above,
then treat stains with methylated spirits.
Treat any residual marks with bleach.
Red wine: soak in water and detergent,
rinse and treat with acetic or citric acid, then
rinse. Treat any residual marks with bleach.
Ink: depending on the type of ink, moisten
the fabric first with acetone1), then with acetic
acid; treat any residual marks on white fabrics with bleach and then rinse thoroughly.
Tar stains: first treat with stain remover, methylated spirits or benzine, then rub with detergent paste.
Detergents and additives
Good washing results also depend on the
choice of detergent and use of the correct
quantities to avoid waste and protect the environment.
Although biodegradable, detergents contain
substances which, in large quantities, can
upset the delicate balance of nature.
The choice of detergent will depend on the
type of fabric (delicates, woollens, cottons,
etc.), the colour, washing temperature and
degree of soiling.
All commonly available washing machine detergents may be used in this appliance:
• powder detergents for all types of fabric
• powder detergents for delicate fabrics
(60°C max) and woollens
• liquid detergents, preferably for low temperature wash programmes (60°C max)
for all types of fabric, or special for woollens only.
The detergent and any additives must be
placed in the appropriate compartments of
the dispenser drawer before starting the
wash programme.
If using liquid detergents, a programme
without prewash must be selected.
Your appliance incorporates a recirculation
system which allows an optimal use of the
concentrated detergent.
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Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations on quantities to use and do not
exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent
dispenser drawer .
Quantity of detergent to be used
The type and quantity of detergent will depend on the type of fabric, load size, degree
of soiling and hardness of the water used.
Follow the product manufacturers’ instructions on quantities to use.
Use less detergent if:
• you are washing a small load
• the laundry is lightly soiled
• large amounts of foam form during washing.
Degrees of water hardness
Water hardness is classified in so-called “degrees” of hardness. Information on hardness
of the water in your area can be obtained
from the relevant water supply company, or
from your local authority. If the water hardness degree is medium or high we suggest
you to add a water softener following always
the manufacturer’s instructions. When the
degree of hardness is soft, readjust the quantity of the detergent.
Washing programmes
Programme
Maximum and Minimum Temperature
Cycle Description
Maximum Spin Speed
Maximum Fabrics Load
Type of Laundry
Options
COTTONS and LINENS
90° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 6 kg - Reduced load 3 kg1)
White and coloured cotton (normally soiled items).
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
DAILY
LIGHT
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
COTTONS and LINENS + PREWASH
90° - Cold
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 6 kg - Reduced load 3 kg1)
White and coloured cotton (heavily soiled items).
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
DAILY
LIGHT
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
SYNTHETICS
60° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 900 rpm
Max. load 3 kg - Reduced load 2 kg1)
Synthetic or mixed fabrics: underwear, coloured garments, non-shrink shirts, blouses.
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
DAILY
LIGHT
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
DELICATES
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 700 rpm
Max. load 3 kg - Reduced load 2 kg1)
Delicate fabrics: acrylics, viscose, polyester.
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
DAILY
LIGHT
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
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Programme
Maximum and Minimum Temperature
Cycle Description
Maximum Spin Speed
Maximum Fabrics Load
Type of Laundry
WOOL
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
Washing programme for machine washable wool as
well as for hand washable woollens and delicate fabrics
with «hand washing» care symbol. Note : A single or
bulky item may cause imbalance. If the appliance
doesn’t perform the final spin phase, add more items,
redistribute the load manually and then select the spinning programme.
LINGERIE
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 2 kg
This programme is suitable for very delicate items such
a lingerie, bras and underwear. The maximum spin
speed is automatically reduced.
Options
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
SOAK
30°
Prewash - Soak for about 40 minutes - Stop with water
in the tub
Max. load 6 kg
Special programme for heavily soiled laundry. The machine performs a soak at 30°C. At the end of this time
the machine will stop automatically with water left in the
tub.
Before starting a new washing phase, it is necessary to
empty out the water by:
• Draining only : turn the programme selector dial to
Drain programme. (Press the button 6 ).
• Draining and spinning : turn the programme selector dial to programme Spin, reduce the spin speed by
means of button 3 , and then press button 6 .
Important! This programme cannot be used for very
delicate fabrics as silk or wool. Pour the detergent for
the soak programme into the compartment marked . At
the end of the soak (after having emptied out the water)
you can select the washing programme. (First turn the
, then to the programme
programme selector dial to
and press the button 6 ).
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Programme
Maximum and Minimum Temperature
Cycle Description
Maximum Spin Speed
Maximum Fabrics Load
Type of Laundry
RINSE
Rinse - Long spin
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 6 kg
With this programme it is possible to rinse and spin cotton garments which have been washed by hand. To intensify the rinsing action, select the option EXTRA
RINSE. The appliance will add some additional rinses.
Options
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
EXTRA RINSE
DRAIN
Draining of water
Max. load 6 kg
For emptying out the water of the last rinse in programmes with the option selected, which ends with
water left in the tub.
SPIN
Drain and long spin
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 6 kg
Separate spin for hand washed garments and after programmes with the Rinse Hold and No Spin option selected. You can choose the spin speed by pressing the
relevant button to adapt it to the fabrics to be spun.
SPIN REDUCTION
COTTONS ECONOMY
90° - 40°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 6 kg
White and fast coloured cotton
This programme can be selected for slightly or normally
soiled cotton items. The temperature will decrease and
the washing time will be extended. This allows to obtain
a good washing efficiency so saving energy.
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
EXTRA RINSE
EASY IRON
60° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 900 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
This programme can be selected for synthetic items
and mixed fabrics to be ironed. The laundry can be
gently washed and spun to avoid any creasing. In this
way ironing is easier. Furthermore the machine will perform additional rinses.
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
EXTRA RINSE
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Programme
Maximum and Minimum Temperature
Cycle Description
Maximum Spin Speed
Maximum Fabrics Load
Type of Laundry
Options
JEANS
60° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 1000 rpm
Max. load 3 kg
With this programme it is possible to wash items like
pants, shirts or jackets in Jeans and also jersey realized
with hi-tech materials. (The EXTRA RINSE option will be
activated automatically).
MINI PROGRAMME 30'
30°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed: 700 rpm
Max. load 2 kg
Ideal for laundry which is lightly soiled or which only
needs freshing up.
Detergent
Compartment
SPIN REDUCTION
NO SPIN
RINSE HOLD
NO SPIN
/ OFF
For cancelling the programme which is running or to
switch the machine off .
1) If you select the Super Quick option by pressing button 4 , we recommend that you reduce the maximum load as
indicated. Full loading is possible however with somewhat reduced cleaning results.
2) If using liquid detergents, a programme without PREWASH must be selected.
Care and cleaning
Warning! You must disconnect the
appliance from the electricity supply,
before you can carry out any cleaning or
maintenance work.
Descaling
The water we use normally contains lime. It
is a good idea to periodically use a water
softening powder in the machine. Do this
separately from any laundry washing, and
according to the softening powder manufacturer's instructions. This will help to prevent
the formation of lime deposits.
After each wash
Leave the door open for a while. This helps
to prevent mould and stagnant smells forming inside the appliance. Keeping the door
open after a wash will also help to preserve
the door seal.
We recommend that a maintenance wash be
performed on a regular basis.
To run a maintenance wash:
• The drum should be empty of laundry.
• Select the hottest cotton wash programme.
• Use a normal measure of detergent, must
be a powder with biological properties.
External cleaning
Clean the exterior cabinet of the appliance
with soap and water only, and then dry thoroughly.
Important! Do not use methylated spirits,
solvents or similar products to clean the
cabinet.
Cleaning the dispenser drawer
The detergent dispenser drawer should be
cleaned regularly.
Maintenance wash
The washing powder and additive dispenser
With the use of low temperature washes it is drawer should be cleaned regularly.
Remove the drawer by pressing the catch
possible to get a build up of residues inside
downwards and by pulling it out.
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Flush it out under a tap, to remove any traces
of accumulated powder.
To aid cleaning, the top part of the additive
compartment should be removed. Clean all
parts with water.
Washing drum
Rust deposits in the drum may occur due to
rusting foreign bodies in the washing or tap
water containing iron.
Important! Do not clean the drum with
acidic descaling agents, scouring agents
containing chlorine or iron or steel wool.
1. Remove any rust deposits on the drum
with a cleaning agent for stainless steel.
2. Run a washing cycle without any washing
to clean off any cleaning agent residues.
Programme: Short Cotton Programme at
maximum temperature and add approx.
1/4 measuring cup of detergent.
Door seal
Check from time to time the door seal and
eliminate eventual possible objects that
could be trapped in the fold.
Clean the chamber of dispenser drawer with
a brush.
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Drain pump
The pump should be inspected regularly and
particularly if:
• the appliance does not empty and/or spin;
• the appliance makes an unusual noise during draining due to objects such as safety
pins, coins etc. blocking the pump;
• a problem with water draining is detected
(see chapter “What to do if...” for more details).
Warning! Before opening the pump
door, switch the appliance off and
remove the mains plug from the socket.
Proceed as follows:
1. Unplug the appliance.
2. If necessary wait until the water has
cooled down.
3. Open the pump door levering on the
groove with a coin (or with the suitable
tool, that you can find in the bag containing the instruction booklet, depending on the model).
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5. Pull out the emergency emptying cap
from the filter cover, using pliers.
6. When no more water comes out, unscrew the pump cover by turning it anticlockwise, using pliers, and remove the
filter. Always keep a rag nearby to dry up
any water spillages when removing the
cover.
Clean the filter under a tap, to remove
any traces of fluff.
4. Place a bowl with a small edge close to
the pump to collect any spillage.
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7. Remove foreign bodies and fluff from the
pump seat and from the pump impeller.
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8. Check carefully whether the pump impeller rotates (it rotates jerkily). If it
doesn’t rotate, please contact your
Service Centre.
9. Replace the filter into the pump by inserting it correctly into the special
guides. Screw the pump cover firmly by
turning it clockwise.
10. Replace the emergency emptying cap
into the filter cover and fix it firmly.
11. Close the pump door.
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Warning! When the appliance is in use
and depending on the programme
selected there can be hot water in the
pump. Never remove the pump cover
during a wash cycle, always wait until the
appliance has finished the cycle, and is
empty. When refitting the pump cover ,
ensure it is securely re-tightened so as
to stop leaks and young children being
able to remove it.
Cleaning the water inlet filters
If you notice that the machine is taking longer
to fill, check that the filter in the water inlet
hose is not blocked.
1. Turn off the water tap.
2. Unscrew the water inlet hose.
3. Clean the filter in the hose using a hard
bristle brush.
4. Screw the hose back onto the tap.
5. Unscrew the hose from the machine.
Keep a rug nearby because some water
may flow.
6. Clean the filter in the valve with a stiff
brush or with the piece of cloth.
7. Screw the hose back to the machine and
make sure the connection is tight.
8. Turn on the water tap.
Emergency emptying out
If the water is not discharged, proceed as
follows to empty out the machine:
1. pull out the plug from the power socket;
2. close the water tap;
3. if necessary, wait until the water has
cooled down;
4. open the pump door;
5. place a bowl on the floor. Remove the
emergency emptying cap from the filter.
The water should drain by gravity into the
bowl. When the bowl is full, refit the cap
into the filter. Empty the bowl. Repeat the
procedure until water stops flowing out;
6. clean the pump if necessary as previously
described;
7. screw the pump again and close the
door.
Frost precautions
If the machine is installed in a place where the
temperature could drop below 0°C, proceed
as follows:
1. Pull out the plug from the power socket.
2. Turn off the water tap.
3. Unscrew the inlet hose.
4. Place the end of the inlet hose in a bowl
placed on the floor, open the emergency
emptying cup of the filter and let water
drain out.
5. Refit the emergency emptying cap into
the filter and screw the water inlet hose
back.
6. When you intend to start the machine up
again, make sure that the room temperature is above 0°C.
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Important! Every time you drain the water
through the emergency emptying hose you
must pour 2 litres of water into the main wash
compartment of the detergent drawer and
then run the drain programme. This will
activate the ECO Valve device avoiding that
part of the detergent remains unused at next
washing.
What to do if…
Certain problems are due to lack of simple
maintenance or oversights, which can be
solved easily without calling out an engineer.
Before contacting your local Service Centre,
please carry out the checks listed below.
During machine operation it is possible that
the red pilot light of button 6 blinks to indicate that the machine is not working.
It is possible to recognize the machine fault
by the number of button 6 light flashes. If the
number of flashes is different from the ones
indicated below, this is related to a fault that
you cannot solve. In this case, contact your
local Service Centre.
Press simultaneously the buttons 5 and 6 for
a few seconds. The red button 6 light will
flash for a short time as described (the green
flash is not to be considered) :
• 4 flashes = «The washing machine
does not start» , follow the corresponding suggestions in «Possible cause/Solutions» box and restart the programme.
• 1 flash = «The machine does not fill» ,
follow the corresponding suggestions in
«Possible cause/Solutions» box and restart the programme.
• 2 flashes = «The machine does not
empty and/or does not spin» , follow the
corresponding suggestions in «Possible
cause/Solutions» box and restart the programme.
Once the problem has been eliminated,
press the button 6 to restart the programme.
If after all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
Problem
Possible cause/Solution
The washing machine does
not start:
The door has not been closed (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Close the door firmly.
The plug is not properly inserted in the power socket.
• Insert the plug into the power socket.
There is no power at the socket.
• Please check your domestic electrical installation.
The main fuse has blown.
• Replace the fuse.
The programme selector dial is not correctly positioned and the button 6 has not been pressed.
• Please turn the selector dial and press the button 6 again.
The delay start has been selected.
• If the laundry are to be washed immediately, cancel the delay start.
The machine does not fill:
The water tap is closed (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Open the water tap.
The inlet hose is squashed or kinked (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Check the inlet hose connection.
The filter in the inlet hose is blocked (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Clean the water inlet hose filter.
The door is not properly closed (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Close the door firmly.
The machine fills then empties immediately:
The end of the drain hose is too low.
• Refer to relevant paragraph in «water drainage» section.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
The drain hose is squashed or kinked (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Check the drain hose connection.
The drain filter is clogged (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Clean the drain filter.
The machine does not empAn option or a programme that ends with the water still in the tub or
ty and/or does not spin:
a that eliminates all the spinning phases has been selected.
• Select the draining or spinning programme.
The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
There is water on the floor:
Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent (creates too much
foam) has been used.
• Reduce the detergent quantity or use another one.
Check whether there are any leaks from one of the inlet hose fittings.
It is not always easy to see this as the water runs down the hose;
check to see if it is damp.
• Check the water inlet hose connection.
The drain or inlet hose is damaged.
• Replace it with a new one.
The emergency emptying cap has not been replaced into the filter
or the filter has not been properly screwed in after cleaning action.
• Refit the emergency emptying cap into the filter or screw the filter
fully in.
Unsatisfactory washing results:
Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has been used.
• Increase the detergent quantity or use another one.
Stubborn stains have not been treated prior to washing.
• Use commercial products to treat the stubborn stains.
The correct temperature was not selected.
• Check if you have selected the correct temperature.
Excessive laundry load.
• Reduce the laundry load.
The door will not open:
The programme is still running.
• Wait the end of washing cycle.
The door lock has not been released
• Wait until the door light
has gone off.
There is water in the drum.
• Select drain or spin programme to empty out the water.
The machine vibrates is
noisy:
The transit bolts and packing have not been removed.
• Check the correct installation of the appliance.
The support feet have not been adjusted
• Check the correct levelling of the appliance.
The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
Maybe there is very little laundry in the drum.
• Load more laundry.
Spinning starts late or the
machine does not spin:
The electronic unbalance detection device has cut in because the
laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum. The laundry is redistributed by reverse rotation of the drum. This may happen several
times before the unbalance disappears and normal spinning can resume. If, after 10 minutes, the laundry is still not evenly distributed
in the drum, the machine will not spin. In this case, redistribute the
load manually and select the spin programme.
• Redistribute the laundry.
The load is too small.
• Add more items, redistribute the load manually and then select
the spinning programme.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
The machine makes an unusual noise:
The machine is fitted with a type of motor which makes an unusual
noise compared with other traditional motors. This new motor ensures a softer start and more even distribution of the laundry in the
drum when spinning, as well as increased stability of the machine.
No water is visible in the
drum:
Machines based on modern technology operate very economically
using very little water without affecting performance.
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Technical data
Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
60 cm
85 cm
44 cm
Electrical connection
Voltage - Overall power - Fuse
Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating plate,
on the inner edge of the appliance door.
Water supply pressure
Minimum
Maximum
0,05 MPa
0,8 MPa
Maximum Load
Cotton
6 kg
Spin Speed
Maximum
1000 rpm
Consumption values
Programme
Energy consumption
(KWh)
Water consumption
(litres)
White Cottons 90°
2.10
62
Cottons 60°
1.30
59
1.02
45
Cottons 40°
0.75
59
Synthetics 40°
0.50
45
Delicates 40°
0.55
55
Cotton ECO 60°
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Programme duration
(Minutes)
For the duration of
the programmes,
please refer to the
display on the control panel.
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Programme
Wool/ Handwash 30°
Energy consumption
(KWh)
Water consumption
(litres)
0.30
50
Programme duration
(Minutes)
1) «Cottons Eco» at 60°C with a load of 6 kg is the reference programme for the data entered in the energy label, in
compliance with EEC 92/75 standards.
The consumption data shown on this chart is to be considered purely indicative, as it
may vary depending on the quantity and type of laundry, on the inlet water temperature
and on the ambient temperature.
Installation
Unpacking
All transit bolts and packing must be removed before using the appliance.
You are advised to keep all transit devices so
that they can be refitted if the machine ever
has to be transported again.
1. After removing all the packaging, carefully
lay machine on it’s back to remove the
polystyrene base from the bottom.
3. Unscrew the three bolts.
2. Remove the power supply cable and the
draining and inlet hose from the hose
holders on the rear of the appliance.
4. Slide out the relevant plastic spacers.
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Caution! Never place cardboard, wood
or similar materials under the machine to
compensate for any unevenness in the
floor.
5. Fill the smaller upper hole and the two
large ones with the corresponding plastic
plug caps supplied in the bag containing
the instruction booklet.
Water inlet
Warning! This appliance must be
connected to a cold water supply.
1. Connect the water inlet hose supplied
with the machine to a tap with a 3/4"
thread. Always use the hose supplied
with the appliance.
Positioning
Install the machine on a flat hard floor. Make
sure that air circulation around the machine
is not impeded by carpets, rugs etc. Check
that the machine does not touch the wall or
other kitchen units. Level the washing machine by raising or lowering the feet. The feet
may be tight to adjust as they incorporate a
self locking nut, but the machine MUST be
level and stable. If necessary, check the setting with a spirit level. Any necessary adjustment can be made with a spanner. Accurate
levelling prevents vibration, noise and displacement of the machine during operation.
Important! Do not use the hose from
your previous machine to connect to the
water supply.
2. The other end of the inlet hose which
connects to the machine can be turned
as showed in the picture.
Do not place the inlet hose downwards.
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Angle the hose to the left or right depending on the position of your water tap.
3. Set the hose correctly by loosening the
ring nut. After positioning the inlet hose,
be sure to tighten the ring nut again to
prevent leaks.
The inlet hose must not be lengthened. If it is
too short and you do not wish to move the
tap, you will have to purchase a new, longer
hose specially designed for this type of use.
Important! Before connecting up the
machine to new pipework or to pipework that
has not been used for some time, run off a
reasonable amount of water to flush out any
debris that may have collected in the pipes.
Water drainage
The end of the drain hose can be positioned
in three ways.
• Hooked over the edge of a sink using
the plastic hose guide supplied with the
machine. In this case, make sure the end
cannot come unhooked when the machine is emptying. This could be done by
tying it to the tap with a piece of string or
attaching it to the wall.
• In a sink drain pipe branch. This branch
must be above the trap so that the bend is
at least 60 cm above the ground.
• Directly into a drain pipe at a height of
not less than 60 cm and not more than 90
cm. The end of the drain hose must always
be ventilated, i.e. the inside diameter of the
drain pipe must be larger than the outside
diameter of the drain hose. The drain hose
must not be kinked.
The drain hose may be extended to a maximum of 4 metres. An additional drain hose and
joining piece is available from your local Service Centre.
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Electrical connection
Information on the electrical connection is
given on the rating plate on the inner edge of
the appliance door.
Check that your domestic electrical installation can take the maximum load required, also taking into account any other appliances
in use.
Connect the machine to an earthed
socket.
injury through failure to comply with
the above safety precaution.
The power supply cable must be
easily accessible after installing the
machine.
Should the appliance power supply
cable need to be replaced, this must
be carried out by a Service Centre.
The manufacturer does not accept
any responsibility for damage or
Environment concerns
The symbol
on the product or on its
packaging indicates that this product may
not be treated as household waste. Instead
it should be taken to the appropriate
collection point for the recycling of electrical
and electronic equipment. By ensuring this
product is disposed of correctly, you will help
prevent potential negative consequences for
the environment and human health, which
could otherwise be caused by inappropriate
waste handling of this product. For more
detailed information about recycling of this
product, please contact your local council,
your household waste disposal service or the
shop where you purchased the product.
Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol
recyclable.
>PE<=polyethylene
>PS<=polystyrene
>PP<=polypropylene
are
This means that they can be recycled by disposing of them properly in appropriate collection containers.
Ecological hints
To save water, energy and to help protect the
environment, we recommend that you follow
these tips:
• Normally soiled laundry may be washed
without prewashing in order to save detergent, water and time (the environment is
protected too!).
• The machine works more economically if it
is fully loaded.
• With adequate pre-treatment, stains and
limited soiling can be removed; the laundry
can then be washed at a lower temperature.
• Measure out detergent according to the
water hardness, the degree of soiling and
the quantity of laundry being washed.
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