How to use the appliance
Further indications are given in the single chapters and in the user instructions.
Open the door,
switch on the appliance
How to fill the
detergent dispenser
Press the ON button.
Compartment A:
With each wash cycle.
Compartment B:
For programmes with pre-wash only.
If using combined action dishwasher
tabs, follow the user instructions!
Check the rinse aid level
Mechanical indicator C.
Electric indicator on control panel (if provided).
Check the regeneration
salt level
On models with water softener
system only.
Mechanical indicator D. Electric
indicator on control panel (if provided).
Load the racks
Select a programme
Select options
Refer to the dishwasher loading instructions.
The last programme selected will light up.
Press the button until the desired programme lights up.
If necessary (and if provided) the corresponding indicator lamp lights up.
“Change programme in progress”
Press the Start button
The selected programme is
then memorised (even in the
event of power failure).
Press the START button for 2 sec. until
the Start indicator lamp switches off;
Select another programme and press
the START button again.
Wash cycle
Turn on the water tap
close the dishwasher door
Switch off the appliance
Turn off the water tap,
unload the racks
- Only open the dishwasher if necessary
(Warning: beware of hot steam).
- If the appliance is switched off during a
wash cycle, when switched on again it
will resume the cycle from where it was
At the end of the programme an acoustic signal will sound.
Only after the START button has switched off: press the OFF button.
All the indicator lamps switch off.
Warning: when the door is opened steam comes out!
Unload the appliance, starting from the lower rack.
Dishwasher loading instructions and racks provided
Upper rack:
depending on the model
Multi-purpose support (A): 1)
Depending on the position, for longhandles utensils, cups and glasses. May
be used in three different positions.
Crockery holders (B):
Depending on the position, for example
plates, cups and long-stemmed glasses.
Revolving glass support (C): 2)
Depending on the position, for example
small or long-stemmed glasses.
Long-handled utensils (e.g.
carving forks, knives) must be
arranged with the sharp end
facing in towards the appliance.
Half Load:
Load the upper rack (see description
of Options).
Place the cutlery basket (D) in the
upper rack.
Rack height adjustment
(also when loaded):
• Lower adjustment: pull out the
two rack handles outwards (E)
and lower the rack.
• Upper adjustment: pull the two
handles (E) upwards until the rack
clicks into place (Factory setting).
The rack must be level on both
Removing the top rack to provide
clearance for large items of
crockery in the bottom rack:
Open the rack guide retainers (F) on
the right and left and remove the top
When the upper rack is in place the
retainers must always be closed.
Lower rack:
Depending on the model with fixed or
tilting plate holders (G).
Half Load:
Load the lower rack (see description
of Options).
Greater washing power, particularly
for plates and saucepans.
Cutlery basket (J) or (H):
Some models are provided with a grid
(I) that can be fitted onto the cutlery
basket to keep items separated.
Cutlery basket (D), if provided, for
appliances with half load only.
Sharp knives and forks that might
cause injury must be placed in the
cutlery basket with the sharp end
facing downwards.
Only use dishwasher-proof crockery and dishes. Do not use the appliance for items not suitable for washing in a
dishwasher, for example wooden items, aluminium, plastic utensils, tin, hand-decorated crockery (unglazed), silver cutlery.
Spare parts which are sold separately:
Multi-purpose support (A) - N. AMH 369 series.
2) Revolving glass support (C) - N. WGH 1000 series.
What to do if...
If a fault occurs, before contacting our After-Sales Service, make the following checks to try and remedy the problem (* see
also the corresponding chapter in the user instructions).
The appliance is not
If crockery is not
perfectly dry
If crockery is not
perfectly clean
• No water supply.
• Open the tap.
• The appliance does not load sufficient
• Clean the water supply tap filter.
• Ensure there are no kinks in the water hose.
• There is a power failure.
• Starting the selected programme.
• The programme can be set to “0” to start.
• Insufficient rinse aid.
• Increase dosage *.
• Residual water in cavities.
• Load crockery at an angle.
• The water jet does not reach the
• Arrange crockery so that items do not touch each
other. Load crockery upside down.
• Insufficient detergent.
• Follow recommended detergent dosage.
• Unsuitable programme.
• Select a more intense wash cycle.
• Spray arms blocked.
• The spray arms must be able to turn freely.
• Spray arm nozzles clogged.
• Remove any impurities obstructing the water flow *.
Insert the plug into the mains socket.
Press the Start button.
Close the door.
Check the safety circuit breaker.
• Incorrect detergent/detergent too old. • Use a good quality detergent.
Sandy or grainy
Colour of plastic parts
• Clogged filters.
• Check filters regularly/if necessary clean *.
• Filters incorrectly assembled.
• Insert the filter correctly *.
• Tomato/carrot juice, ...
• Depending on the material, if necessary use a
detergent with a greater whitening power.
• Streaks on the crockery/glasses.
• Increase the rinse aid dosage *.
• Streaks on glasses.
• Reduce the rinse aid dosage *.
• Layer of salt on crockery/glasses.
• Close the salt container lid properly *.
• Insufficient water softening, calcium
• Change water hardness setting, if necessary add salt *.
Deposits on crockery
• Removable
• Not removable
Opaque glasses/ glasses • Cannot be washed in the dishwasher.
not sparkling
• Use suitable glasses.
Rust on cutlery
• Not made of stainless steel.
• Use suitable cutlery.
Identifying appliance
• The START indicator lamp flashes.
• Indicator F... (if provided).
• Ensure the filter assembly is not clogged and that
there is no interruption to the water supply
(if necessary, clean the filters *). Start the programme
again. Press the START button for 2 seconds, until the
START indicator lamp switches off. Select a new
programme and press the Start button again.
If after carrying out the above checks the malfunction persists or appears again, turn the appliance off and turn off the water
supply tap, then call our After-Sales Service (see guarantee).
Before contacting our After-Sales Service, take note of the following:
• The nature of the fault
• The appliance type and model
• The service code (the number indicated on the adhesive rating plate)
inside the door on the right-hand side.
Before using the dishwasher, read the user instructions!
Quick Reference Guide
ADG 7460
On button
Off button
Programme selection button
Start button
Switches “on” when the dishwasher is
operating. Flashes when a fault occurs.
Switches off at the end of the
Programme chart
Detergent 2)
Consumption 3)
Loading instructions
Crockery to be washed later.
Lightly soiled crockery with no
dried-on food.
Eco 1) 4)
Normally soiled crockery.
Recommended programme for
heavily soiled crockery, especially
suitable for pans and saucepans.
Reference programme for energy label EN 50242;
Refer to “User instructions”;
The data relevant to programmes are values obtained
in the laboratory in conformity with Standard EN
50242. In practical use there may be time variations
or leaps depending on different loads, function
options, water temperatures or hardness and
different power supply voltages.
Energy saving programme with prolonged drying cycle.
Important information for Test Laboratories:
For detailed information on the EN comparison test and other tests, contact the following address:
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