Siemens WI12S141GB washing machine

Your washing machine
Intended use
Preparation
Congratulations – You have opted for a modern, high-quality
domestic appliance manufactured by Siemens. The washing machine
is distinguished by its economical consumption of water and energy.
Each appliance which leaves our factory is inspected thoroughly to
ensure that it functions properly and is in perfect condition.
ʋ for use in the household only,
ʋ for washing machine-washable textiles and handwashable wool in wash liquor,
ʋ to be operated with cold drinking water and
commercially available detergents and care products
which are suitable for use in washing machines.
Further information on our products, accessories, spare parts and
services can be found at: www.siemens-home.com or contact our
customer service centres.
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wash once without any washing. aPage 9
Switching off
Follow manufacturer’s care information!
According to the information on the care labels.
According to type; colour; soiling and temperature.
Do not exceed maximum load. a Page 7
Follow important instructions! a Page 6
Insert large and small items of washing!
Close the washing machine door. Do not jam items of washing between the
washing machine door and rubber seal.
Checking the machine
– Never switch on a damaged machine!
– Inform your customer service!
Insert mains plug
With dry hands only!
Take hold of the plug only!
Turn off tap
Detergent drawers
with dispensers I, II, ~
Not required for Aqua-Stop models. aInformation,
Installation Instructions
Door
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Remove the washing
Fascia
Add detergent and care product
Open washing machine door and remove washing.
If Ò (rinse stop = without final spin) active:
Set programme selector to Empty or Spin.
Select Start/Pause.
– Remove any foreign objects – risk of rusting.
– Leave detergent drawer and door open so that
residual water can evaporate.
Door handle
Dose according to:
amount of washing, soiling, water hardness (available from your water utility
company) and manufacturer’s instructions.
Pour liquid detergent into corresponding dispenser and place in drum.
Caution when opening the detergent drawer while the appliance is running!
Turn on the tap
Individual settings
Spin speed a depending on model
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can change the indicated spin speed or select Ò (rinse stop = without final spin cycle,
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Sorting and inserting the washing
Correct installation according
to separate installation instructions.
– Do not leave children unattended near the
washing machine!
– Children and uninstructed persons must not use
the washing machine!
– Keep pets away from the washing machine!
– Switch on washing machine only with base strip
attached
Washing
Before using your washing machine for the first time
Contents
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Intended use ........................................................................................1
Programmes ........................................................................................1
Selecting and adjusting a programme ...........................................3
Washing............................................................................................3/4
After washing.......................................................................................4
Individual settings ...............................................................................5
Important information .........................................................................6
Overview of programmes..................................................................7
Safety instructions...............................................................................8
Consumption values...........................................................................8
Care.......................................................................................................9
Information about the indicator lights .............................................9
Maintenance ..................................................................................... 10
What to do if … ................................................................................. 11
Protection of the environment/Conservation tips
– Utilise the maximum amount of washing for the particular
programme.
– Wash normally soiled washing without prewash.
– The selectable temperatures apply to the care labels on the
textiles. The temperatures in the machine may deviate from this
so that you get the optimum mix of energy-saving and washing
results.
– Measure detergent according to the manufacturer’s instructions
and water hardness.
– If the washing is then dried in the tumble dryer, select spin speed
according to the instructions of the dryer manufacturer.
Dilute viscous fabric softener and fabric conditioner with water.
Prevents blockage of the overflow.
Dispenser ~: Fabric softener, starch
Dispenser I: Detergent for prewash
Setting programmes
(* depending on model)
Programmes
Detailled overview of programmes a Page 7
Spin speed can be selected individually irrespective of the
selected programme and programme progress.
Cotton
hard-wearing textiles
Cotton €~
hard-wearing textiles
Mixed Fabrics
different types of washing
Rinse
extra rinse with spin;
for hand wash, for starching
Spin
Start/
Pause
Additional
functions
Spin speed *
Status
displays
Programme selector
Additional functions and spin speed
aIndividual settings, Page 5
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the rinsing water when Ò is activated
(rinse stop = without final spin)
Wool ÿ
hand/machinewashable wool
Delicates/Silk
for easy-care, washable textiles
Easy-Care
for easy-care textiles
... the indicator light End is on.
Energy-optimised washing by reducing the temperature while
achieving a consistent washing result.
The washing temperature is lower than the selected temperature. For
special hygiene requirements, it is recommended that a higher
temperature be selected.
Prewash
For heavily soiled washing. Prewash at 30 °C.
Less Ironing
Special spin sequence with subsequent fluffing. Gentle final spin
at reduced spin speed. Residual moisture of the washing slightly
increased.
Additional rinse cycle. Longer programme duration. For areas with
very soft water or for further improvement of the rinsing result.
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Select Start/Pause
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Emergency lock release
Programme selector for switching the machine
on and off and for selecting the programme.
Can be rotated in either direction.
Washing
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2
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Insert laundry
Insert large and small items of washing!
Do not jam items of washing between the washing machine door and rubber seal.
Washing with different degrees of soiling
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Signal
Heavy
1. Activate setting
mode for signal
volume
Soaking
Light
For starting or interrupting the programme.
* Long signal – function on.
Short signal – function off.
1 step
to right
select and
hold
Optional:
+ 1 step
release
direct
Dyeing/Bleaching
set to Â
... Information signals
2. Set volume for ...
... you have mistakenly selected a wrong programme:
– Reselect programme.
– Select Start/Pause.
The new programme starts from the beginning.
set volume ** 1 step
to right
Cancel Programme
set volume ** set to Â
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** If required, select repeatedly
– Select Start/Pause.
– If required, top up washing (do not leave door open
for a long time – water from the washing could run out
of the open door).
– Select Start/Pause.
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If required, pretreat stains. Select Eco+ additional function.
Load less washing. Prewash.
If required, pretreat stains. Select Eco+additional function.
Load washing of the same colour.
Liquid starch can be used in all wash programmes. Pour starch into the fabric softener
dispenser ~ according to manufacturer’s specifications (if required clean beforehand).
Blind mode *
ON–OFF
... Button signals
Wash new items separately.
Do not prewash.
Pour soaking agent/detergent into dispenser II according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Set
programme selector to Cotton 30 °C and select Start/Pause. After approx. 10 minutes select
Start/Pause to stop the programme. After the required soaking time reselect Start/Pause if the
programme is to be continued or change the programme.
Starching
Washing should not be treated with fabric softener.
to right
ON–OFF
Change programme if ...
– When dosing all detergents, cleaning aids and cleaning agents, always follow
the manufacturer's instructions.
– Empty pockets. Remove metal parts (paper clips, etc.).
– Wash delicates in the net/bag (tights, curtains, underwired bras).
– Close zips, button up covers.
– Brush sand out of pockets and collars.
– Remove curtain fittings or include in the net/bag.
Start/Pause
Drainage hose
Detergent-solution pump
Protecting the washing and the machine
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set to Â
For programmes at high temperature:
– Cool washing: select Rinse.
– Select Start/Pause.
For programmes at low temperature:
– Select Spin or Empty.
– Select Start/Pause.
Do not put any washing in the washing machine! Turn the tap on. Pour into dispenser II:
– approx. 1 litre of water,
– detergent (dosage according to manufacturer’s instructions for light soiling and according to
degree of water hardness).
– Set programme selector to Easy-Care 60 °C and select Start/Pause.
At the end of the programme set the programme selector to Off.
Additional functions a Overview of programmes, Page 7
Eco+
Terminating the programme
washing washed by hand;
extra spin with selectable spin speed
Empty
End of programme when ...
Before using your washing machine for the first time
washing remains in the water after the last rinse cycle). Effects dependent on the programme
progress.
The maximum selectable spin speed depends on the model and the set programme.
Extra Rinse
Dispenser II: Detergent for main wash, softener,
bleach, stain remover
Important information
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Dye in household quantities only. Salt may attack stainless steel! Observe specifications of the
dye manufacturer! Do not bleach washing in the washing machine!
Emergency release e.g. if power failure occurs
The programme continues running when the power supply is restored.
If the washing is still to be removed, the door can be opened as described below:
Risk of scalding!
Detergent solution and washing may be hot. If required, leave to
cool down.
Do not reach into the drum in case it is still rotating.
Do not open the door if you can still see water through the glass.
Set programme selector to Off, pull out the mains plug.
Removing base strip a see separate installation instructions.
Drain the water. aPage 10
Pull down emergency release with a tool and release.
Door can then be opened.
Attaching base strip a see separate installation instructions.
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Siemens Electrogeräte GmbH
Carl-Wery-Str. 34
81739 München/Deutschland
– Read and follow the operating and installation instructions and all other information
enclosed with the washing machine.
– Retain documents for subsequent use.
Position insert for dosing liquid detergent:
– Completely remove detergent drawer. aPage 10
– Push insert forwards.
Do not use insert (push upwards):
– For gel-like detergents and washing powders,
– For programmes with Prewash.
Risk of electric shock
– Never pull out the mains plug by tugging the power cord!
– Insert/pull out the mains plug with dry hands only.
Danger to life
On redundant appliances:
– Pull out the mains plug!
– Sever the power cord and discard together with the plug.
– Destroy the lock on the washing-machine door. This will prevent
children from locking themselves in and suffocating.
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Risk of suffocation
– Keep packaging, plastic film and packaging parts out of the reach
of children.
Risk of poisioning
– Keep detergents and care products out of the reach of children.
Risk of explosion
– Caused by detergents containing solvents, e.g. stain remover/
items of washing pretreated with solvent naphtha may result in an
explosion after being loaded into the washing machine.
Before hand thoroughly rinse items of washing by hand.
Risk of injury
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Set programme selector to Off, pull out the mains plug.
1. Take the drainage hose out of the holder.
Remove sealing cap, allow detergent solution to flow out.
Put the closing cap back on the hose.
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2. Carefully unscrew the pump cover (residual water).
3. Clean the interior, pump cover thread and pump housing
(fan impeller in the detergent-solution pump must rotate).
Machine housing, control panel
– Remove detergent residue immediately.
– Wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
– Do not clean the appliance with a water jet.
4. Reinsert and screw on pump cover.
Handle is upright. Insert the drain hose into the holder.
Clean the detergent drawer ...
... if it contains detergent or fabric softener residue.
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Washing machine door may become very hot.
Caution when draining hot detergent solution.
Do not climb on the washing machine.
Do not lean on the open washing machine door.
Do not reach into the drum in case it is still rotating.
Pull out, depress insert, take out drawer all the way.
Take out insert: using your finger, press insert upwards.
Clean detergent dispenser and insert with water and a brush and dry.
Attach insert and lock into position (push cylinder onto guide pin).
Slide in the detergent dispenser.
*965640*
Consumption values
To prevent unused detergent from flowing into the outlet during the next wash:
Pour 1 litre of water into dispenser II and start the Empty programme.
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Drainage hose on the siphon
Additonal function
Load
Current***
Water***
Programme
duration***
Cotton 20 °C
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7 kg
0,21 kWh
77 l
1@ h
Cotton 40 °C*
Eco+
7 kg
0,78 kWh
77 l
2@ h
Cotton 60 °C
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7 kg
1,30 kWh
77 l
Bh
Cotton 90 °C
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7 kg
2,26 kWh
90 l
2h
Eco+
3,5 kg
0,58 kWh
57 l
1@ h
Delicates/Silk 30 °C
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2,0 kg
0,17 kWh
30 l
Bh
Wool ÿ 30 °C
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2,0 kg
0,20 kWh
40 l
Bh
Programme
Easy-Care 40 °C*
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Drum
Descaling
No washing in the machine!
Not required if detergent dosed correctly. However, if this does occur, follow the instructions
of the descaling agent manufacturer. Suitable descalers can be purchased on our website
or from customer service.
** Programme setting for testing and energy labelling according to directive 2010/30/EU with cold
water (15 °C).
*** The values deviate from the indicated values depending on water pressure, water hardness,
water inlet temperature, room temperature, type and amount of washing and degree of soiling,
utilised detergent, fluctuations in the mains voltage and selected additional functions.
Other displays: Switch off appliance, wait 5 seconds and switch on again.
If the display is indicated again, call customer service. aInstallation Instructions
Cotton €~
Load
Eco+**
7/3.5 kg
Annual energy
consumption
220 kWh
Risk of electric shock!
Do not immerse Aqua-Stop safety device in water (contains electric valve).
Information about the indicator lights depending on model
* Programme setting for test according to currently valid European standard 60456.
Information about comparability tests:
To test the test programmes, wash indicated load, with Eco+ additional function and at maximum
selectable spin speed.
Additonal function
Filter in the water inlet hose
Leave washing machine door open so that the drum can dry out.
Use chlorine-free cleaning agent, not steel wool.
A signal sounds and the indicator lamps for spin speed and status displays flash:
Close the washing
Turn on tap fully, supply
Drain pump blocked;
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¤ ¤ hose kinked/jammed;
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washing may
water pressure too low.
Drainage hose/outlet
¤ be caught.
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¤ ¤ pipe blocked; clean
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¤ ¤ drainage hose on the
siphon. aPage 10
Water in the base
or
or
Motor fault. Call
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Call
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customer service!
Programme
1. Loosen hose clip, carefully remove drainage hose (residual water).
2. Clean drainage hose and siphon spigot.
3. Re-attach drainage hose and secure connection point with hose clip.
Leave detergent drawer open so that residual water can evaporate.
Annual water
consumption
11000 l
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Release water pressure in the supply hose:
Turn off the tap!
Select any programme (except Spin/Empty).
Select Start/Pause. Leave programme for approx. 40 seconds.
Turn the programme selector to Off. Pull out the mains plug!
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Clean the filter:
5. Disconnect the hose from the water tap.
Clean filter with small brush.
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What to do if …
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Detergent-solution pump
– Risk of electric shock! Pull out the mains plug!
– Risk of explosion! No solvents!
Care
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Maintenance
Set programme selector to Off, pull out the mains plug.
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The programmes are time-controlled for lightly soiled textiles. If textiles are heavily soiled, reduce the load or select additional function, e.g. Eco+ .
When washing at maximum load using programmes marked with *, always select Eco+ additional function.
Irrespective of the type of washing, Easy-Care 40 °C at max. selectable spin speed is best suited as a short programme.
Programmes without Prewash – pour detergent into dispenser II, programmes with Prewash – divide detergent between dispensers I and II.
Insert for liquid detergent depending on model
and/or for standard and Aqua-Secure models:
Remove hose from the rear of the appliance.
Take out filter with pliers and clean.
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6. Connect the hose and check for leaks.
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Water is running out.
Water not flowing in.
Detergent not washed in.
– Correctly attach/replace drainage hose.
– Tighten screw-fitting on the supply hose.
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Washing-machine door
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cannot be opened.
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Programme does not start. –
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Detergent solution is not
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drained.
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Water not visible in the
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drum.
Start/Pause not selected?
Tap not open?
Filter blocked? Clean the filter. aPage 10
Supply hose kinked or jammed?
Safety function active. Stop programme? aPage 4
Ò (without final spin) selected? aPage 3, 4
Can be opened via emergency release only? aPage 6
Start/Pause not selected?
Door closed?
Ò (without final spin) selected? a Page 3, 4
Clean the drain pump. aPage 10
Clean outlet pipe and/or drainage hose.
Not a fault – water below the visible area.
Spin result not satisfactory, – Not a fault – unbalanced load detection system has stopped the spin
washing wet/too damp:
cycle, washing unevenly distributed.
Distribute small and large items of washing in the drum.
– Less Ironing is selected? aPage 5
– Too low speed selected? aPage 5
The programme duration
– Not a fault – the programme sequence is optimised for the particular
changes during the wash
wash process. This may result in changes to the programme duration
cycle.
in the display field.
Spin cycle actuated several – Not a fault – unbalanced load detection system adjusts imbalance.
times.
Residual water in the
– Not a fault – effect of the care product not impaired.
dispenser for care
– If required, clean insert. aPage 9
product ~.
Odour formation in the
– Run Cotton 90 °C programme without washing.
washing machine.
Use standard detergent.
Foam is coming out of the – Too much detergent used?
detergent drawer.
Mix 1 tablespoon of fabric softener with ½ litre of water and pour into
dispenser II (not for outdoor, sports and down-filled textiles!).
– Reduce detergent dosage for the next wash cycle.
Loud noise formation,
– Appliance feet fixed?
vibrations and “Wandering”
Secure appliance feet. aInstallation Instructions
during spin cycle.
– Transportation protection devices removed?
Remove transportation protection devices. aInstallation Instructions
Noises during spin
– Clean the drain pump. aPage 10
and drain cycles.
Indicator lights do not
– Power failure?
function while the
– Fuse tripped? Switch on/replace fuse.
appliance is running.
– If the fault occurs repeatedly, call customer service.
The programme takes
– Not a fault – unbalanced load detection system adjusts imbalance
longer than usual.
by repeatedly distributing the washing.
– Not a fault – foam detection system active – a rinse cycle is
switched on.
Detergent residue on the
– Occasionally phosphate-free detergents contain water-insoluble
washing.
residue.
– Select Rinse or brush the laundry after washing.
In the pause status Start/ – Water level too high. Washing cannot be reloaded.
Pause flashes very quickly
Immediately close washing machine door.
and a signal sounds.
– Select Start/Pause to continue the programme.
If a fault cannot be rectified (switching the machine on and off) or a repair is required:
– Set programme selector to Off and pull out the mains plug.
– Turn off the tap and call customer service. aInstallation Instructions
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Rinse, Spin, Empty
Additional
programmes
ÿ Wool
cold, 30 °C
2 kg
30 °C
Delicates/Silk
30 °C
Mixed Fabrics
30 - 60 °C
Easy-Care
Especially gentle wash programme to prevent shrinkage, longer
programme pauses (textiles rest in wash liquor)
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
No spin cycle between the rinse cycles
For delicate, washable textiles, e.g. made of silk,
satin, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
(e.g. curtains)
Hand or machine-washable wool or rich-wool
textiles
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
Different types of washing can be washed together
Textiles made of cotton or easy-care textiles
3.5 kg *
Easy-care textiles made of cotton, linen, synthetic
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
fibres or blended fabrics
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
Hard-wearing textiles, heat-resistant textiles
made of cotton or linen
7 kg *
40, 60 °C
20 - 90 °C
Cotton
Cotton €~
Additonal functions; information
Type
max.
°C
Programmes
Overview of programmes aObserve table of consumption values on Page 8 and instructions on Page 6!
Safety instructions
– Risk of scalding!
Allow detergent solution to cool down!
– Turn off the tap!
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operating instructions
Observe the safety instructions on page 8.
Read these instructions and the separate installation
instructions before operating the washing machine.
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product
online
Your washing machine
Intended use
Preparation
Congratulations – You have opted for a modern, high-quality
domestic appliance manufactured by Siemens. The washing machine
is distinguished by its economical consumption of water and energy.
Each appliance which leaves our factory is inspected thoroughly to
ensure that it functions properly and is in perfect condition.
ʋ for use in the household only,
ʋ for washing machine-washable textiles and handwashable wool in wash liquor,
ʋ to be operated with cold drinking water and
commercially available detergents and care products
which are suitable for use in washing machines.
Further information on our products, accessories, spare parts and
services can be found at: www.siemens-home.com or contact our
customer service centres.
.
Correct installation according
to separate installation instructions.
Checking the machine
– Never switch on a damaged machine!
– Inform your customer service!
– Do not leave children unattended near the
washing machine!
– Children and uninstructed persons must not use
the washing machine!
– Keep pets away from the washing machine!
– Switch on washing machine only with base strip
attached
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Insert mains plug
With dry hands only!
Take hold of the plug only!
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Turn on the tap
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Intended use ........................................................................................1
Programmes ........................................................................................1
Selecting and adjusting a programme ...........................................3
Washing............................................................................................3/4
After washing.......................................................................................4
Individual settings ...............................................................................5
Important information .........................................................................6
Overview of programmes..................................................................7
Safety instructions...............................................................................8
Consumption values...........................................................................8
Care.......................................................................................................9
Information about the indicator lights .............................................9
Maintenance ..................................................................................... 10
What to do if … ................................................................................. 11
Protection of the environment/Conservation tips
– Utilise the maximum amount of washing for the particular
programme.
– Wash normally soiled washing without prewash.
– The selectable temperatures apply to the care labels on the
textiles. The temperatures in the machine may deviate from this
so that you get the optimum mix of energy-saving and washing
results.
– Measure detergent according to the manufacturer’s instructions
and water hardness.
– If the washing is then dried in the tumble dryer, select spin speed
according to the instructions of the dryer manufacturer.
Dispenser II: Detergent for main wash, softener,
bleach, stain remover
Dispenser ~: Fabric softener, starch
Dispenser I: Detergent for prewash
(* depending on model)
Programmes
Detailled overview of programmes a Page 7
Spin speed can be selected individually irrespective of the
selected programme and programme progress.
Cotton
hard-wearing textiles
Cotton €~
hard-wearing textiles
Mixed Fabrics
different types of washing
Rinse
extra rinse with spin;
for hand wash, for starching
Spin
washing washed by hand;
extra spin with selectable spin speed
Empty
the rinsing water when Ò is activated
(rinse stop = without final spin)
Wool ÿ
hand/machinewashable wool
Delicates/Silk
for easy-care, washable textiles
Easy-Care
for easy-care textiles
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Start/
Pause
Additional
functions
Spin speed *
Status
displays
Pro
Programme selec
on and off and fo
Can be rotated in
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Washing
Before using your washing machine for the first time
wash once without any washing. aPage 9
Switching off
Turn the programme selector to Off.
Sorting and inserting the washing
Follow manufacturer’s care information!
According to the information on the care labels.
According to type; colour; soiling and temperature.
Do not exceed maximum load. a Page 7
Follow important instructions! a Page 6
Insert large and small items of washing!
ose the washing machine door. Do not jam items of washing between the
washing machine door and rubber seal.
Turn off tap
Detergent drawers
with dispensers I, II, ~
Not required for Aqua-Stop models. aInformation,
Installation Instructions
Door
Remove the washing
Fascia
Add detergent and care product
Open washing machine door and remove washing.
If Ò (rinse stop = without final spin) active:
Set programme selector to Empty or Spin.
Select Start/Pause.
– Remove any foreign objects – risk of rusting.
– Leave detergent drawer and door open so that
residual water can evaporate.
Door handle
Dose according to:
mount of washing, soiling, water hardness (available from your water utility
company) and manufacturer’s instructions.
Pour liquid detergent into corresponding dispenser and place in drum.
aution when opening the detergent drawer while the appliance is running!
Dilute viscous fabric softener and fabric conditioner with water.
Prevents blockage of the overflow.
ogramme selector
Setting programmes
Additional functions and spin speed
aIndividual settings, Page 5
End of programme when ...
1
... the indicator light End is on.
Terminating the programme
3
For programmes at high temperature:
– Cool washing: select Rinse.
– Select Start/Pause.
For programmes at low temperature:
– Select Spin or Empty.
– Select Start/Pause.
Drainage hose
Detergent-solution pump
Select Start/Pause
2
Emergency lock release
ctor for switching the machine
or selecting the programme.
n either direction.
Washing
3
Change programme if ...
... you have mistakenly selected a wrong programme:
– Reselect programme.
– Select Start/Pause.
The new programme starts from the beginning.
Cancel Programme
– Select Start/Pause.
– If required, top up washing (do not leave door open
for a long time – water from the washing could run out
of the open door).
– Select Start/Pause.
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Individual settings
Spin speed a depending on model
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can change the indicated spin speed or select Ò (rinse stop = without final spin cycle,
Important information
Before using your washing machine for the first time
Do not put any washing in the washing machine! Turn the tap on. Pour into dispenser II:
– approx. 1 litre of water,
– detergent (dosage according to manufacturer’s instructions for light soiling and according to
degree of water hardness).
– Set programme selector to Easy-Care 60 °C and select Start/Pause.
At the end of the programme set the programme selector to Off.
washing remains in the water after the last rinse cycle). Effects dependent on the programme
progress.
The maximum selectable spin speed depends on the model and the set programme.
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Additional functions a Overview of programmes, Page 7
Energy-optimised washing by reducing the temperature while
achieving a consistent washing result.
The washing temperature is lower than the selected temperature. For
special hygiene requirements, it is recommended that a higher
temperature be selected.
Eco+
Prewash
For heavily soiled washing. Prewash at 30 °C.
Less Ironing
Special spin sequence with subsequent fluffing. Gentle final spin
at reduced spin speed. Residual moisture of the washing slightly
increased.
Additional rinse cycle. Longer programme duration. For areas with
very soft water or for further improvement of the rinsing result.
Extra Rinse
Protecting the washing and the machine
– When dosing all detergents, cleaning aids and cleaning agents, always follow
the manufacturer's instructions.
– Empty pockets. Remove metal parts (paper clips, etc.).
– Wash delicates in the net/bag (tights, curtains, underwired bras).
– Close zips, button up covers.
– Brush sand out of pockets and collars.
– Remove curtain fittings or include in the net/bag.
Insert laundry
Insert large and small items of washing!
Do not jam items of washing between the washing machine door and rubber seal.
Washing with different degrees of soiling
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Start/Pause
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Signal
Heavy
1. Activate setting
mode for signal
volume
Soaking
Light
For starting or interrupting the programme.
set to Â
* Long signal – function on.
Short signal – function off.
1 step
to right
select and
hold
Optional:
+ 1 step
If required, pretreat stains. Select Eco+ additional function.
Load less washing. Prewash.
If required, pretreat stains. Select Eco+additional function.
Load washing of the same colour.
Pour soaking agent/detergent into dispenser II according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Set
programme selector to Cotton 30 °C and select Start/Pause. After approx. 10 minutes select
Start/Pause to stop the programme. After the required soaking time reselect Start/Pause if the
programme is to be continued or change the programme.
Starching
Washing should not be treated with fabric softener.
release
to right
direct
Liquid starch can be used in all wash programmes. Pour starch into the fabric softener
dispenser ~ according to manufacturer’s specifications (if required clean beforehand).
Blind mode *
ON–OFF
Dyeing/Bleaching
set to Â
ON–OFF
... Button signals
Wash new items separately.
Do not prewash.
... Information signals
2. Set volume for ...
set volume ** 1 step
to right
set volume ** set to Â
1.
2.
3.
4.
** If required, select repeatedly
5.
5
Dye in household quantities only. Salt may attack stainless steel! Observe specifications of the
dye manufacturer! Do not bleach washing in the washing machine!
Emergency release e.g. if power failure occurs
The programme continues running when the power supply is restored.
If the washing is still to be removed, the door can be opened as described below:
Risk of scalding!
Detergent solution and washing may be hot. If required, leave to
cool down.
Do not reach into the drum in case it is still rotating.
Do not open the door if you can still see water through the glass.
Set programme selector to Off, pull out the mains plug.
Removing base strip a see separate installation instructions.
Drain the water. aPage 10
Pull down emergency release with a tool and release.
Door can then be opened.
Attaching base strip a see separate installation instructions.
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Siemens Electrogeräte GmbH
Carl-Wery-Str. 34
81739 München/Deutschland
*965640*
WI12S141GB
Risk of electric shock
– Never pull out the mains plug by tugging the power cord!
– Insert/pull out the mains plug with dry hands only.
Danger to life
On redundant appliances:
– Pull out the mains plug!
– Sever the power cord and discard together with the plug.
– Destroy the lock on the washing-machine door. This will prevent
children from locking themselves in and suffocating.
Risk of suffocation
– Keep packaging, plastic film and packaging parts out of the reach
of children.
Risk of poisioning
– Keep detergents and care products out of the reach of children.
Risk of explosion
– Caused by detergents containing solvents, e.g. stain remover/
items of washing pretreated with solvent naphtha may result in an
explosion after being loaded into the washing machine.
Before hand thoroughly rinse items of washing by hand.
Risk of injury
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Washing machine door may become very hot.
Caution when draining hot detergent solution.
Do not climb on the washing machine.
Do not lean on the open washing machine door.
Do not reach into the drum in case it is still rotating.
Consumption values
Additonal function
Load
Current***
Water***
Programme
duration***
Cotton 20 °C
-
7 kg
0,21 kWh
77 l
1@ h
Cotton 40 °C*
Eco+
7 kg
0,78 kWh
77 l
2@ h
Cotton 60 °C
-
7 kg
1,30 kWh
77 l
Bh
-
7 kg
2,26 kWh
90 l
2h
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3,5 kg
0,58 kWh
57 l
1@ h
Delicates/Silk 30 °C
-
2,0 kg
0,17 kWh
30 l
Bh
Wool ÿ 30 °C
-
2,0 kg
0,20 kWh
40 l
Bh
Programme
9401 / 9000965640
The programmes are time-controlled for lightly soiled textiles. If textiles are heavily soiled, reduce the load or select additional function, e.g. Eco+ .
When washing at maximum load using programmes marked with *, always select Eco+ additional function.
Irrespective of the type of washing, Easy-Care 40 °C at max. selectable spin speed is best suited as a short programme.
Programmes without Prewash – pour detergent into dispenser II, programmes with Prewash – divide detergent between dispensers I and II.
– Read and follow the operating and installation instructions and all other information
enclosed with the washing machine.
– Retain documents for subsequent use.
Cotton 90 °C
Easy-Care 40 °C*
Eco+
* Programme setting for test according to currently valid European standard 60456.
Information about comparability tests:
To test the test programmes, wash indicated load, with Eco+ additional function and at maximum
selectable spin speed.
Programme
Cotton €~
Additonal function
Load
Eco+**
7/3.5 kg
Annual energy
consumption
220 kWh
Annual water
consumption
11000 l
** Programme setting for testing and energy labelling according to directive 2010/30/EU with cold
water (15 °C).
*** The values deviate from the indicated values depending on water pressure, water hardness,
water inlet temperature, room temperature, type and amount of washing and degree of soiling,
utilised detergent, fluctuations in the mains voltage and selected additional functions.
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Additional
programmes
cold, 30 °C
ÿ Wool
Delicates/Silk
30 °C
2 kg
Rinse, Spin, Empty
Especially gentle wash programme to prevent shrinkage, longer
programme pauses (textiles rest in wash liquor)
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
No spin cycle between the rinse cycles
For delicate, washable textiles, e.g. made of silk,
satin, synthetic fibres or blended fabrics
(e.g. curtains)
Hand or machine-washable wool or rich-wool
textiles
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
Different types of washing can be washed together
Textiles made of cotton or easy-care textiles
30 °C
Mixed Fabrics
40, 60 °C
Cotton €~
Easy-Care
20 - 90 °C
Cotton
30 - 60 °C
7 kg *
3.5 kg *
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
Hard-wearing textiles, heat-resistant textiles
made of cotton or linen
Easy-care textiles made of cotton, linen, synthetic
Eco+, Prewash, Less Ironing, Extra Rinse
fibres or blended fabrics
Additonal functions; information
Type
max.
°C
Programmes
Overview of programmes aObserve table of consumption values on Page 8 and instructions on Page 6!
Safety instructions
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Maintenance
Insert for liquid detergent depending on model
Detergent-solution pump
Position insert for dosing liquid detergent:
– Completely remove detergent drawer. aPage 10
– Push insert forwards.
Do not use insert (push upwards):
– For gel-like detergents and washing powders,
– For programmes with Prewash.
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Set programme selector to Off, pull out the mains plug.
1. Take the drainage hose out of the holder.
Remove sealing cap, allow detergent solution to flow out.
Put the closing cap back on the hose.
2. Carefully unscrew the pump cover (residual water).
– Risk of electric shock! Pull out the mains plug!
– Risk of explosion! No solvents!
Care
– Risk of scalding!
Allow detergent solution to cool down!
– Turn off the tap!
3. Clean the interior, pump cover thread and pump housing
(fan impeller in the detergent-solution pump must rotate).
Machine housing, control panel
– Remove detergent residue immediately.
– Wipe with a soft, damp cloth.
– Do not clean the appliance with a water jet.
4. Reinsert and screw on pump cover.
Handle is upright. Insert the drain hose into the holder.
Clean the detergent drawer ...
... if it contains detergent or fabric softener residue.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Pull out, depress insert, take out drawer all the way.
Take out insert: using your finger, press insert upwards.
Clean detergent dispenser and insert with water and a brush and dry.
Attach insert and lock into position (push cylinder onto guide pin).
Slide in the detergent dispenser.
To prevent unused detergent from flowing into the outlet during the next wash:
Pour 1 litre of water into dispenser II and start the Empty programme.
Drainage hose on the siphon
Set programme selector to Off, pull out the mains plug.
1. Loosen hose clip, carefully remove drainage hose (residual water).
2. Clean drainage hose and siphon spigot.
3. Re-attach drainage hose and secure connection point with hose clip.
Leave detergent drawer open so that residual water can evaporate.
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Drum
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Descaling
Filter in the water inlet hose
Leave washing machine door open so that the drum can dry out.
Use chlorine-free cleaning agent, not steel wool.
Risk of electric shock!
Do not immerse Aqua-Stop safety device in water (contains electric valve).
No washing in the machine!
Not required if detergent dosed correctly. However, if this does occur, follow the instructions
of the descaling agent manufacturer. Suitable descalers can be purchased on our website
or from customer service.
Information about the indicator lights depending on model
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Release water pressure in the supply hose:
Turn off the tap!
Select any programme (except Spin/Empty).
Select Start/Pause. Leave programme for approx. 40 seconds.
Turn the programme selector to Off. Pull out the mains plug!
Clean the filter:
5. Disconnect the hose from the water tap.
Clean filter with small brush.
A signal sounds and the indicator lamps for spin speed and status displays flash:
Close the washing
Turn on tap fully, supply
Drain pump blocked;
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¤ ¤ machine door
¤ ¤ hose kinked/jammed;
¤ ¤ clean drain pump.
clean filter aPage 10,
10
¤ ¤ properly;
¤ ¤ water
¤ ¤ aPage
washing may
pressure too low.
Drainage hose/outlet
¤ ¤ be caught.
¤ ¤
¤ ¤ pipe blocked; clean
¤ ¤
¤ ¤
¤ ¤ drainage hose on the
siphon. aPage 10
Water in the base
or
or
Motor fault. Call
¤
¤
¤
¤
¤ ¤ pan, appliance
¤ ¤
¤ ¤
¤ ¤ customer service!
Call
¤ ¤
¤ ¤
¤ ¤
¤ ¤ leaking.
customer service!
¤ ¤
¤ ¤
1.
2.
3.
4.
and/or for standard and Aqua-Secure models:
Remove hose from the rear of the appliance.
Take out filter with pliers and clean.
6. Connect the hose and check for leaks.
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Other displays: Switch off appliance, wait 5 seconds and switch on again.
If the display is indicated again, call customer service. aInstallation Instructions
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10
What to do if …
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Water is running out.
– Correctly attach/replace drainage hose.
– Tighten screw-fitting on the supply hose.
Water not flowing in.
Detergent not washed in.
–
–
–
–
Washing-machine door
–
cannot be opened.
–
–
Programme does not start. –
–
Detergent solution is not
–
drained.
–
–
Water not visible in the
–
drum.
Spin result not satisfactory, –
washing wet/too damp:
–
–
–
The programme duration
changes during the wash
cycle.
Spin cycle actuated several –
times.
Residual water in the
dispenser for care
product ~.
Odour formation in the
washing machine.
Foam is coming out of the
detergent drawer.
Start/Pause not selected?
Tap not open?
Filter blocked? Clean the filter. aPage 10
Supply hose kinked or jammed?
Safety function active. Stop programme? aPage 4
Ò (without final spin) selected? aPage 3, 4
Can be opened via emergency release only? aPage 6
Start/Pause not selected?
Door closed?
Ò (without final spin) selected? a Page 3, 4
Clean the drain pump. aPage 10
Clean outlet pipe and/or drainage hose.
Not a fault – water below the visible area.
Not a fault – unbalanced load detection system has stopped the spin
cycle, washing unevenly distributed.
Distribute small and large items of washing in the drum.
Less Ironing is selected? aPage 5
Too low speed selected? aPage 5
Not a fault – the programme sequence is optimised for the particular
wash process. This may result in changes to the programme duration
in the display field.
Not a fault – unbalanced load detection system adjusts imbalance.
– Not a fault – effect of the care product not impaired.
– If required, clean insert. aPage 9
– Run Cotton 90 °C programme without washing.
Use standard detergent.
– Too much detergent used?
Mix 1 tablespoon of fabric softener with ½ litre of water and pour into
dispenser II (not for outdoor, sports and down-filled textiles!).
– Reduce detergent dosage for the next wash cycle.
Loud noise formation,
– Appliance feet fixed?
vibrations and “Wandering”
Secure appliance feet. aInstallation Instructions
during spin cycle.
– Transportation protection devices removed?
Remove transportation protection devices. aInstallation Instructions
Noises during spin
– Clean the drain pump. aPage 10
and drain cycles.
Indicator lights do not
– Power failure?
function while the
– Fuse tripped? Switch on/replace fuse.
appliance is running.
– If the fault occurs repeatedly, call customer service.
The programme takes
– Not a fault – unbalanced load detection system adjusts imbalance
longer than usual.
by repeatedly distributing the washing.
– Not a fault – foam detection system active – a rinse cycle is
switched on.
Detergent residue on the
– Occasionally phosphate-free detergents contain water-insoluble
washing.
residue.
– Select Rinse or brush the laundry after washing.
In the pause status Start/ – Water level too high. Washing cannot be reloaded.
Pause flashes very quickly
Immediately close washing machine door.
and a signal sounds.
– Select Start/Pause to continue the programme.
If a fault cannot be rectified (switching the machine on and off) or a repair is required:
– Set programme selector to Off and pull out the mains plug.
– Turn off the tap and call customer service. aInstallation Instructions
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