Front Load Washer
Instruction
Booklet
EW 880F
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Contents
Warnings
3
Disposal
4
Tips for environmental protection
4
Technical specifications
4
Operating sequence
12-13
Washing programmes
14-15
International wash code symbols
Maintenance
16
17
After each wash
17
Maintenance wash
17
Installation
5
Door seal
17
Unpacking
5
Cabinet
17
Positioning
5
Detergent dispenser drawer
17
Water inlet
5
Drain pump
18
Water drainage
6
Water inlet filter
18
Electrical connection
6
Emergency emptying out
18
The dangers of freezing
19
Your new washing machine
7
Detergent dispenser drawer
7
Use
Trouble-Shooting Guide
8
Control panel
Controls
Washing hints
8
8-9
10
Sorting the laundry
10
Temperatures
10
Before loading the laundry
10
Maximum loads
10
Laundry weights
10
Removing stains
10
Detergents and additives
11
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Electrolux Warranty
New Zealand
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Electrolux Warranty
Australia
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The symbols you will see on some paragraphs of this booklet have the following meaning:
The warning triangle and/or the key words (Warning!, Caution!) emphasize information that is particularly
important for your safety or correct functioning of the appliance.
The information marked with this symbol provides additional instructions and practical tips on the use of
the appliance.
Tips and information about economical and ecological use of the machine are marked with this symbol.
Our contribution to the protection of the
environment: we use environmentally
friendly paper.
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Dear customer,
Please read these operating instructions carefully and pay particular attention to the safety notes indicated
below. We recommend that you keep this instruction manual for future reference and pass it on to any future
owners.
Warnings
The following warnings are provided in the interests of overall safety. You must read them carefully before
installing or using the appliance.
• Place small items such as socks, belts, etc. in a
cloth bag or pillowcase to prevent them getting
trapped between the drum and the tub.
Installation
• When unpacking the appliance, check that it is not
damaged. If in doubt, do not use it and contact the
Service Centre.
• Use only the recommended quantities of fabric
softener. An excessive amount could damage the
laundry.
• All internal packing must be removed before using
the appliance. Serious damage may be caused to
the machine or adjacent furniture if the protective
transit devices are not removed or are not
completely removed. Refer to the relevant
paragraph in the instruction book.
• Leave the porthole door slightly ajar when the
appliance is not in use. This preserves the door
seal and prevents the formation of musty smells.
• Always check that water has emptied out before
opening the door. If not, drain the water following
the instructions in the instruction book.
• Any electrical work required to install this appliance
must be carried out by a qualified electrician.
• Any plumbing work required to install this
appliance must be carried out by a qualified
plumber.
• Always unplug the appliance and turn the water
tap off after use.
• After having installed the machine, check that it is
not standing on its electrical supply cable.
General safety
• Repairs to the machine must be carried out only by
qualified personnel. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons could cause serious
danger. Contact your local Service Centre.
• If the appliance is placed on a carpeted floor,
ensure that air can circulate freely between the
feet and the floor.
• Never pull the power supply cable to remove the
plug from the socket; always take hold of the plug
itself.
• The appliance incorporates backflow protection
complying with AS/NZS 3500.1.2.
No further backflow protection is required for
connection to the water supply.
• During high temperature wash programmes the
door glass may get hot. Do not touch it!
Use
Child safety
• This appliance is designed for domestic use. It
must not be used for purposes other than those for
which it was designed.
• This washing machine is not intended for use by
young children or infirm persons without
supervision.
• Only wash fabrics which are designed to be
machine washed. Follow the instructions on each
garment label.
• Young 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.
• Do not overload the appliance. Follow the
instructions in the instruction book.
• Make sure that all pockets are empty. Objects such
as coins, safety pins, pins and screws can cause
extensive damage.
• Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s
reach.
• When the appliance is to be scrapped, cut off the
electrical supply cable and destroy the plug with
the remaining cable. Disable the door catch in
order to prevent children from becoming trapped
inside while playing.
• Do not machine wash garments saturated with
petroleum, methylated spirits, trichlorethylene, etc.
If such fluids have been used to remove stains
prior to washing, wait until they have completely
evaporated from the fabric before placing
garments in the appliance.
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• Make sure that children or pets do not climb into
the drum. To avoid this 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.
Disposal
Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol
recyclable.
are
>PE<=polyethylene
>PS<=polystyrene
>PP<=polypropylene
This means that they can be recycled by disposing of
them properly in appropriate collection containers.
P1131
Machine
To disable this device and restore the possibility of
closing the door, rotate the button anti-clockwise until
the groove is vertical.
Use authorised disposal sites for your old appliance.
Help to keep your country tidy!
Tips for environmental protection
To save water, energy and to help protect the
environment, we recommend that you follow these
tips:
• With adequate pre-treatment, stains and limited
soiling can be removed; the laundry can then be
washed at a lower temperature.
• Normally soiled laundry may be washed without
prewashing or stain in order to save detergent,
water and time (the environment is protected too!).
• Measure out detergent according to the water
hardness, the degree of soiling and the quantity of
laundry being washed.
• The machine works more economically if it is fully
loaded.
Technical specifications
DIMENSIONS
Height
Width
Depth
85 cm
60 cm
63 cm
MAXIMUM LOAD
Cotton
Synthetics
Delicates
Woollens and handwash
6,5.kg
3.0 kg
3.0 kg
2.0.kg
MAX. SPIN SPEED
800 rpm
POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE
FREQUENCY
TOTAL POWER ABSORBED
MINIMUM FUSE PROTECTION
220-240 V
50 Hz
2050 W
10 A
WATER PRESSURE
Minimum
Maximum
050 kPa
800 kPa
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Installation
5. Set the machine upright and remove the
remaining rear screw. Slide out the relevant pin.
Unpacking
6. Plug all the holes with the plugs which you will
find in the envelope containing the instruction
manual.
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. Using a spanner, unscrew and remove the two
rear bottom screws. Slide out the two plastic pins.
Lay the machine on its back, taking care not to
squash the hoses. This can be avoided by
placing one of the corner packing pieces between
the machine and the floor.
P1128
P0002
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 cupboard units.
Carefully level by screwing the adjustable feet in or
out. Never place cardboard, wood or similar
materials under the machine to compensate for any
unevenness in the floor.
P0001
P1129
2. Remove the polystyrene block(s) from the bottom
of the machine and release the two plastic bags.
3. Very carefully slide out the left polythene bag,
removing it towards the right and then
downwards.
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2
P1051
3
Water inlet
P1123
Connect the water inlet hose to a tap with 3/4” BSP
thread.
Use the hose supplied with the washing machine.
DO NOT USE OLD HOSES.
The other end of the inlet hose which connects to the
machine can be turned in any direction. Simply
loosen the fitting, rotate the hose and retighten the
fitting, making sure there are no water leaks.
P1126
4. Very carefully slide out the right polythene bag,
removing it towards the left and then upwards.
P1127
P1088
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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 been collected in the pipes.
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.
Water drainage
The end of the drain hose can be positioned in four
ways:
For correct functioning of the machine the drain
hose must remain hooked on the proper support
piece situated on the top part of the back side of
the appliance.
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.
Electrical connection
Plug the washing machine into a properly earthed 3
pin power point.
DO NOT USE AN EXTENSION CORD.
CAUTION !
If the appliance is supplied from a cord extension
set or an electrical portable outlet device, the
cord extension set or electrical portable outlet
device must be positioned so that it is not
subject to splashing or ingress of moisture.
P0022
In a sink drain pipe branch. This branch must be
above the tap so that the bend is at least 60 cm
above the ground.
The manufacturer declines any responsibility
for damage or injury through failure to comply
with the above safety precaution.
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.
IMPORTANT!
If the electrical cord of this appliance is
damaged, it must be replaced by the
Manufacturer, Authorised Service Agent or
similarly qualified person in order to avoid a
hazard.
Floor drain: the washing machine should be
installed where a floor drain or hole is located
(depending on plumbing regulations). A floor drain is
required to drain away water which may overflow
from the washing machine due to a hose leak or
malfunction.
The drain hose must not be kinked.
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Your new washing machine
This new washing machine meets all modern needs for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy
and detergent consumption.
• The programme selector dial combines the function of programme and temperature selection, making it
easier to set the programme.
• The programme progress display shows the spin speed selected and the washing phase which is running.
• The special wool programme with its new delicate wash system treats your woollens with extreme care.
• The automatic cooling of the washing water from 90° to 60°C before draining will prevent old drain pipes
from being deformed and will reduce thermal shock to fabrics, helping to prevent creasing.
• The balance control device ensures the machine is stable during the spin.
• The ECO valve allows total use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.
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1 Detergent dispenser drawer
2
2 Control panel
3 Door opening handle
PROGRAMMES
Prewash
Rinse
Hold
4 Drain pump
EW 88O F
800
700
Quick
Wash
Stain
Start/
Pause
Spin
Reduction
500
Function
End
Door
5 Adjustable feet
3
4
5
Detergent dispenser drawer
The detergent dispenser is divided into three
compartments (fig.). The table of Washing
Programmes shows which compartment to use.
Compartment
: this compartment is only used for
washing powder when a programme has Prewash or
Stain.
Compartment
: this compartment is used for
washing powder on all
C0063
programmes.
Compartment
: this compartment is used for
fabric conditioner and starching agent.
Always add laundry detergents before switching the
machine on and keep the dispenser clean and dry,
so that the detergent can be efficiently dispensed
from the unit.
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Use
Control panel
PROGRAMMES
Prewash
Rinse
Hold
EW 88O F
800
Quick
Wash
Stain
Start/
Pause
Spin
Reduction
700
500
Function
End
Door
1
2 3 4 5 6 7
3 “Quick Wash” button
1 Detergent dispenser drawer
This button allows you to select the Quick Wash
function, for laundry that is only slightly soiled (not
for wool, hand wash and economy programme
60E).
The washing time will be reduced according to the
type of fabric and the selected temperature.
Max. load for cotton 3 kg.
Programme Option buttons
Depending on the programme, different functions
can be combined. These must be selected after
choosing the desired programme and before
depressing the START/PAUSE button.
When these buttons are pressed, the corresponding
pilot lights come on. When they are pressed again,
the pilot lights go out.
If an incorrect option is selected, the pilot lights flash
for about 2 seconds.
4 “Stain” button
Select this button if you wish to add to the washing of
heavy soiled laundry a stain phase: at the
temperature of 40°C the special detergent for
stains is loaded from the compartment marked
.
This function is available in cotton and synthetic
programmes with a temperature of 40° or higher).
2 “Prewash / Rinse Hold” button
●
●
8
Select Prewash option if you wish your laundry to
be prewashed before the main wash (not
available for wool and hand wash). The relevant
light illuminates.
The prewash ends with a short spin in programmes
for cotton and synthetic fabrics, whereas in the
programme for delicate fabrics the water is only
drained.
The washing time will be prolonged by about 10
minutes.
The Prewash and the Stain functions cannot be
selected together.
5 “Start /Pause” button
After having selected the programme and the
required options press this button to start the
machine. The corresponding pilot light stops flashing
and remains lit.
To interrupt a programme which is running, depress
the Start/Pause button: the corresponding pilot light
starts to flash.
To restart the programme from the point at which it was
interrupted, press the Start/Pause button again.
When selecting Rinse Hold option, the water of
the last rinse is not emptied out, to prevent the
fabrics from creasing. The relevant light illuminates
and will stay on during washing.
At the end of the programme the pilot light “End”
illuminates, the Rinse Hold and “Door” lights will
remain lit. To drain water, proceed as follows:
● turn the programme selector dial to position “O”
to switch the machine off;
● select programme
(drain) or
(short
spin);
● press Start/Pause button.
The light “Function” comes on during the drain or
the spin programme. At the end of the programme
the “End” light illuminates again and the “Door”
light goes out.
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6 “Spin reduction” button
8 Programme selector dial
By depressing this button you can reduce the max.
spin speed proposed by the machine. The relevant
light illuminates.
The maximum speeds are:
● for cotton, synthetics, hand wash and wool: 800
r.p.m.
● for delicate fabrics: 700 r.p.m.
The selector is divided into 5 sections:
• Cotton
• Synthetic
• Hand wash
/ Delicate
• Wool
• Special programmes
O Reset programme/OFF
7 Programme display
When you select the programme, the light
corresponding to the maximum spin speed provided
or the various phases making up the programme
comes on. At the same time the light of the
Start/Pause button starts blinking.
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TO
30 40
C OT
IC
3A0T E
SYNT
HE
TI
30
C
4
Function: when this light comes on this means that
the machine is performing the washing programme.
End: when the programme has finished, the “End”
pilot light comes on. If the Rinse Hold option has
been selected, the “End” and the “Door” pilot lights
remain lit.
The “End” light flashes in the event of operating
problems :
1 flash: problem with water supply
EL
Door
2 flashes: problem with water draining
D
0
30
L
At the end of the programme the selector dial
must be turned to position “O” to switch the
machine off.
Attention!
If during a washing programme the selector dial is
turned to another programme, the pilot lights of the
programme progress display start to flash. The
machine will not perform the new selected
programme.
End
●
WOO
Function
●
EC
L
700
500
4 flashes: door open
SP
The selector dial can be turned either clockwise or
anticlockwise.
Position 60E corresponds to the ENERGY SAVING
programme and position
to “cold wash”.
800
●
O
IA
Spin speed lights: are on during the washing
programme and remain alight at the end of the cycle.
Spin
Reduction
90
6
0E
For more information see paragraph “Troubleshooting guide”.
Door: the “Door” pilot light indicates if the door can
be opened:
- light on: the door cannot be opened
- light off: the door can be opened
It stays on during the whole programme indicating
that the door is locked.
When the light goes out, the door can be opened
(see page 13)
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Maximum loads
Washing hints
Recommended loads are indicated in the
programme charts.
Sorting the laundry
General rules:
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.
Cotton, linen: drum full but not too tightly packed;
Synthetics: drum no more than half full;
Delicate fabrics and woollens: drum no more than
one third full.
Temperatures
Washing a maximum load makes the most efficient
use of water and energy.
90°-95° for normally soiled white cottons and
For heavily soiled laundry, reduce the load size.
linen (e.g. tea cloths, towels, tablecloths,
sheets...)
60°
(Cold)
30°-40°
for normally soiled, colour fast garments
(e.g. shirts, night dresses, pyjamas....) in
linen, cotton or synthetic fibres and for
lightly soiled white cotton (e.g.
underwear).
for delicate items (e.g. net curtains),
mixed laundry including synthetic fibres
and woollens.
The wool wash cycle of this machine has
been approved by Woolmark for the
washing of machine washable Woolmark
products provided that the garments are
washed according to the instructions on
the garment label and those issued by
the manufacturer of this washing
machine. Licence No. M9604.
Laundry weights
The following weights are indicative:
bathrobe
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.
1200 g
napkin
100 g
quilt cover
700 g
sheet
500 g
pillow case
200 g
tablecloth
250 g
towelling towel
200 g
tea cloth
100 g
night dress
200 g
ladies’ briefs
100 g
man’s work shirt
600 g
man’s shirt
200 g
man’s pyjamas
500 g
blouse
100 g
men’s underpants
100 g
Removing stains
Make sure that no metal objects are left in the
laundry (e.g. hair clips, safety pins, pins).
Button up pillowcases, close zip fasteners, hooks
and poppers. Tie any belts or long tapes.
Stubborn stains may not be removed by just water
and detergent. It is therefore advisable to treat them
prior to washing.
Remove persistent stains before washing. Rub
particularly soiled areas with a special detergent or
detergent paste.
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.
Treat curtains with special care. Remove hooks or tie
them up in a bag or net.
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.
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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.
If a dosage ball/device is supplied with your
concentrate detergent, measure the detergent into
the device/ball which should then be placed on top of
the laundry and at the back of the machine drum.
Any fabric softener or starching additives must be
poured into the compartment marked
before
starting the wash programme.
Mould stains: treat with bleach, rinse well (whites
and fast coloureds only).
Grass: soap lightly and treat with bleach (whites and
fast coloureds only).
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations
on quantities to use and do not exceed the «MAX»
mark in the detergent dispenser drawer.
Ball point pen and glue: moisten with acetone (*),
lay the garment on a soft cloth and dab the stain.
Quantity of detergent to be used
Lipstick: moisten with acetone as above, then treat
stains with methylated spirits. Remove any residual
marks from white fabrics with bleach.
The quantity of detergent will depend on the load
size, degree of soiling and hardness of the water
used.
Red wine: soak in water and detergent, rinse and
treat with acetic or citric acid, then rinse. Treat any
residual marks with bleach.
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.
Ink: depending on the type of ink, moisten the fabric
first with acetone (*), then with acetic acid; treat any
residual marks on white fabrics with bleach and then
rinse thoroughly.
Follow the product manufacturers’ instructions on
quantities to use.
Tar stains: first treat with stain remover, methylated
spirits or benzine, then rub with detergent paste.
Not enough washing powder causes:
– the washload to turn grey,
Do not machine wash garments saturated with
petroleum, methylated spirits, trichlorethylene,
etc. If such fluids have been used to remove
stains prior to washing, wait until they have
completely evaporated from the fabric before
placing garments in the appliance
– greasy clothes.
Too much washing powder causes:
– sudsing,
– reduced agitation and washing effect,
– inadequate rinsing,
(*) do not use acetone on artificial silk.
Use less detergent if:
– you are washing a small load,
Detergents and additives
– the laundry is lightly soiled,
Good washing results also depend on the choice of
detergent and ensure correct quantities are used to
avoid waste and protect the environment. Although
biodegradable, detergents contain substances
which, in large quantities, can upset the delicate
balance of nature.
– large amounts of foam form during washing.
The choice of detergent will depend on the type of
fabric (delicates, woollens, cottons, etc.), the colour
fastness, 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,
The detergent and any additives must be placed in
the appropriate compartments of the dispenser
drawer before starting the wash programme.
If using compact (concentrate) detergents, a
programme without prewash must be selected.
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Operating sequence
Before the first wash we recommend that you pour 2
litres of water into the main wash compartment
of the detergent drawer in order to activate the
ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at 60°C, with the
machine empty, in order to remove any
manufacturing residue from the drum and tub.
Pour half a measure of detergent into the main wash
compartment and start up the machine.
4. Select the desired programme
CO
90
60E
0 TON
O
T
SP
EC
30
4
Turn the programme selector dial to the desired
position.
WO
40
0H E T I C
IAL
O
DE
L I C AT E
30
SY
NT
3
Place the laundry in the drum, one item at a time,
shaking them out as much as possible.
0L
Open the door.
3
1. Place the laundry in the drum
The light corresponding to the max spin speed for
the selected programme illuminates and the light of
the Start/Pause button starts to flash.
Close the door.
5. Select the required option(s)
The light corresponding to the depressed button
illuminates.
When selecting the Rinse Hold option the water of
the last rinse is not emptied out, to prevent the
fabrics from creasing.
P0004
Prewash
Rinse
Hold
2. Measure out the detergent
Quick
Wash
Stain
Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops. Measure
out the amount of detergent recommended by the
manufacturer in a graduated cup and pour it into the
main wash compartment
.
If you wish to carry out a programme with prewash or
a stain phase, pour detergent into the appropriate
compartment marked
.
6. Reduce eventually the spin speed
Please do not use liquid detergent with this
appliance except if placed in the dosage
ball/device & at the back of the machine drum.
Press the Spin Reduction button repeatedly to
reduce the spin speed.
The relevant light illuminates.
800
3. Measure out the additive
Spin
Reduction
If required, pour fabric softener into the compartment
marked
, without exceeding the «MAX» mark.
700
500
Function
End
Door
C0064
C0065
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If you cannot open the door but you need to open it
you have to switch the machine off by turning the
programme selector dial to “O”. After about 3
minutes the door can be opened (pay attention to
the water level and temperature!).
Select the programme again and depress
Start/Pause to restart it.
7. Start the programme
To start the selected programme, press the
Start/Pause button; the corresponding light stops
flashing.
The “Function”and “Door” lights illuminate.
The machine starts operating.
12. At the end of the programme
The machine stops automatically, the “End” pilot
light illuminates and the light of the Start/Pause
button goes out.
Start/
Pause
If the Rinse Hold option has been selected, the
“End” and “Door” phase lights are on to indicate that
the water must be emptied out before opening the
door.
To do this first turn the programme selector dial to “O”
and then to drain programme
or spin programme
. The spin programme is
performed at the maximum speed. In order to avoid
any creasing or damage in synthetic, delicate, hand
wash and wool items, the spin speed must be
reduced by means of the relevant button.
8. Altering a programme
You can alter the programme before it starts.
When the programme has started, you can only
reset it by turning the programme selector dial to O
and then you can select the new programme.
The washing water remains in the tub.
Start the new programme by depressing the
Start/Pause button.
The door can only be opened after the Door light
has gone out.
Release of the lock is also indicated by the coming
on of the End light.
9. Interrupting a programme
At the end of the programme 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.
Depress the Start/Pause button to interrupt a
programme which is running, the corresponding light
starts to flash. Depress the button again to restart the
programme.
10. Cancelling a programme
Turn the selector dial to O to cancel a programme
which is running. Now you can select a new
programme.
11. Opening the door after the
programme has started
First set the machine to PAUSE by pressing the
Start/Pause button.
The door can be opened when the “Door” light has
gone out.
If the “Door” light does not go out and the door
does not open, this means that the water
temperature is above 55°C, that the water level is
above the bottom edge of the door or that the drum
is turning.
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Washing Programmes
Type of laundry
and degree of soil
WHITE COTTONS
Sheets, household linen, towels,
tablecloths
WHITE COTTONS ECONOMY
Hand towels, sheets, underwear,
tablecloths
COLOURED COTTON
Fast coloured cottons e.g. hand
towels, sheets
Non-fast coloured items, for
example underwear, shirts,
blouses
SYNTHETICS
Shirts, blouses, easy to iron
SYNTHETICS
Shirts, blouses, underwear, mixed
fabrics
HANDWASH
Special programme for hand
washing fabrics
DELICATES
Acrylic, viscose, polyester items,
curtains
Programme/
temperature
90
COTTON
60E
COTTON
COLD
COTTON
SYNTHETIC
*
*
Wash at 60E
3 rinses
Long spin
PREWASH
RINSE HOLD
STAIN
SPIN
REDUCTION
*
Wash at 30°C or
30°COLD
SYNTHETIC
3 rinses
Short spin
30°
DELICATE
(COLD)
DELICATE
Dispenserwashing
agents
Wash at 90°C
3 rinses
Long spin
Wash at 40°C
3 rinses
Short spin
40°
Possible
options
PREWASH
RINSE HOLD
QUICK WASH
STAIN
SPIN
REDUCTION
Wash at 40°-30°C
or
3 rinses
Long spin
40° - 30°
Wool
Specially tested programme for
wool garments bearing the
“Pure new wool, non-shrink, machine
washable” label.
Description
PREWASH
RINSE HOLD
QUICK WASH
STAIN**
SPIN
REDUCTION
PREWASH
RINSE HOLD
QUICK WASH
STAIN
SPIN
REDUCTION
PREWASH
RINSE HOLD
QUICK WASH
SPIN
REDUCTION
Wash at 30°C
3 rinses
Short spin
RINSE HOLD
SPIN
REDUCTION
Wash at
3 rinses
Short spin
PREWASH
RINSE HOLD
QUICK WASH
SPIN
REDUCTION
*
*
*
*
Wash at 30° C or
30°(COLD)
WOOL
3 rinses
Short spin
RINSE HOLD
SPIN
REDUCTION
With PREWASH or STAIN option
** Only at 40°C.
Economy programme (60E)
For slightly/normally soiled cottons you can use the relevant Economy programme: you will obtain good
washing results by saving energy.
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Washing Programmes
Special programmes
Programme
selector dial
position
Rinses
Drain
Spin
O
Reset/Off
Programme
Programme description
For rinsing hand washed
items
3 rinses with liquid additive,
if required short spin at max.
speed
For emptying out the water of
the last rinse of programmes
with RINSE HOLD option
Water draining
Separate spin for all fabrics
Short spin at max. speed
For cancelling the
programme which is running
or to switch the machine off
15
Additional functions
RINSE HOLD
SPIN REDUCTION
SPIN REDUCTION
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International wash code symbols
These symbols appear on fabric labels, in order to help you choose the best way to treat your laundry.
Energetic wash
95
60
40
30
Max. wash
temperature
95°C
Max. wash
temperature
60°C
Max. wash
temperature
40°C
Max. wash
temperature
30°C
Delicate wash
60
Bleaching
Bleach in cold water
40
Hand wash
30
40
Do not
wash
at all
Do not bleach
Ironing
Hot iron
max 200°C
Warm iron
max 150°C
Lukewarm iron
max 110°C
Do not iron
Dry cleaning
Dry cleaning
in all solvents
Dry cleaning in
perchlorethylene,
petrol, pure alcohol,
R 111 & R 113
Dry cleaning
in petrol,
pure alcohol
and R 113
Do not
dry clean
high
temperature
low
temperature
Drying
Flat
On the line
On clothes
hanger
16
Tumble dry
Do not
tumble dry
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Maintenance
Detergent dispenser drawer
Before any maintenance or cleaning is carried
out you must DISCONNECT the appliance
from the electricity supply.
After a while, detergents and fabric softeners leave
deposits in the drawer. Inspect the drawer regularly.
To remove the drawer from the machine, press the
button in the rear left-hand corner.
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.
Maintenance Wash
With the use of low temperature washes it is possible
to get a build up of residues inside the drum.
We recommend that a maintenance wash be
performed on a regular basis.
C0066
To facilitate cleaning, the top part of the additive
compartment can be removed.
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.
C0067
Door seal
Check from time to time the door seal and eliminate
eventual possible objects that could be trapped in
the fold.
Clean the drawer by rinsing it under a running tap.
C0068
P1086
Detergent can also accumulate inside the drawer
recess: clean it with an old toothbrush. Refit the
drawer after cleaning.
P1050
Cabinet
Clean the outside of the machine with warm water
and a detergent used to handwash dishes. Rinse
with clean water and dry with a soft cloth.
Important: do not use methylated spirits, solvents or
similar products to clean the bodywork.
P0038
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Drain pump
• Remove any objects from the pump impeller by
rotating it.
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 avoiding that part of
the detergent remains unused with your next
washing.
The pump should be inspected if
• Put the cap back on the emergency emptying hose
and place the latter back in its seat.
• the machine does not empty and/or spin
• the machine makes an unusual noise during
draining due to objects such as safety pins, coins
etc. blocking the pump.
Proceed as follows:
• Disconnect the appliance.
• If necessary wait until the water has cooled down.
• Open the pump door.
P1117
• Screw the pump guard fully in.
• Close the pump door.
Water inlet filter
P1114
If you notice that the machine is taking longer to fill,
check that the filter in the water inlet hose is not
blocked.
• Place a container close to the pump to collect any
spillage.
• Release the emergency emptying hose, place it in
the container and remove its cap.
• When no more water comes out, unscrew the
pump guard and remove it. Always keep a rag
nearby to dry up spillage of water when removing
the pump guard.
Turn off the water tap.
Unscrew the hose from the tap.
Clean the filter with a stiff brush.
Screw the hose back onto the tap.
P1090
P1115
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Emergency emptying out
If the water is not discharged, proceed as follows to
empty out the machine:
• pull out the plug from the power socket;
• close the water tap;
• if necessary, wait until the water has cooled down;
• open the pump door;
• place a bowl on the floor and place the end of the
emergency emptying hose into the bowl. Remove
its cap. The water should drain by gravity into the
bowl. When the bowl is full, put the cap back on
the hose. Empty the bowl. Repeat the procedure
until water stops flowing out;
• clean the pump guard if necessary as previously
described;
• replace the emergency emptying hose in its seat
after having plugged it;
• screw the drain filter fully in and close the door.
The dangers of freezing
If the machine is installed in a place where the
temperature could drop below 0°C, proceed as
follows:
• Remove the plug from the socket.
• Close the water tap and unscrew the water inlet
hose from the tap.
• Place the end of the emergency emptying hose
and that of the inlet hose in a bowl placed on the
floor and let water drain out.
• Screw the water inlet hose back on and reposition
the emergency emptying hose after having put the
cap on again.
By doing this, any water remaining in the machine is
removed, avoiding the formation of ice and,
consequently, breakage of the affected parts.
When you use the machine again, make sure that
the ambient temperature is above 0°C.
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 avoiding that part of
the detergent remains unused with your next
washing.
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Trouble-Shooting Guide
Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily
without calling out a service technician. Before contacting your local Service Centre, please carry out
the checks listed below.
During machine’s operation it is possible that the “End” light flashes:
• 1 flash = there is no water filling
• 2 flashes = the water is not drained
• 4 flashes = door open
Once the problem has been eliminated, press the START PAUSE button
all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
Problem
to restart the programme. If after
Possible cause
• The machine does not start up:
• The door is not firmly closed.
• The machine is not plugged in or there is no power
at the socket.
• The main fuse has blown.
• The START PAUSE button has not been
depressed.
• The machine does not fill:
•
•
•
•
• The machine fills then empties
• The end of the drain hose is too low. Refer to
relevant paragraph in “water drainage” section.
immediately:
The water tap is closed.
The inlet hose is squashed or kinked.
The filter in the inlet hose is blocked.
The door is not properly closed.
• The drain hose is squashed or kinked.
• The RINSE HOLD option has been selected.
• The drain pump is clogged.
• The machine does not empty and/or
does not spin:
• Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent
(creates too much foam) has been used.
• 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.
• The drain hose is damaged.
• The pump guard has not been fully screwed in.
• There is water on the floor:
• The cap on the emergency emptying hose has not
been replaced after cleaning the pump.
• Unsatisfactory washing results:
• Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has
been used.
• Stubborn stains have not been treated prior to
washing.
• The correct programme / temperature was not
selected.
• Excessive laundry load.
• The machine vibrates or is noisy:
• The transit bolts and packing have not been
removed.
• The support feet have not been adjusted.
• The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Maybe there is very little laundry in the drum.
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Problem
Possible cause
• The door will not open:
• The programme is still running, the drum is turning.
• The door lock has not yet released. (DOOR pilot
light is on)
• The water level is above the bottom edge of the door.
• The machine is heating the water.
• Spinning starts late or the laundry is
not spun enough:
• 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 few minutes, the
laundry is still not evenly distributed in the drum,
the machine will spin at a lower speed or will not
spin. If at the end of the programme the laundry is
not spun enough, redistribute the load manually
and select the spin programme.
• No water is visible in the drum
• Machines based on modern technology operate
very economically using very little water without
affecting performance.
• 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.
Mo
Pro d. .....
d.
No .....
. .....
If you are unable to identify or solve the problem,
contact your nearest service centre. Before
telephoning, make a note of the model, serial
number and purchase date of your machine: the
Service Centre will require this information.
.
Ser
. No
.....
. .....
....
Mod. ..........
Prod. No. ...........
P0042 BD
21
Ser. No. .........
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ELECTROLUX APPLIANCE WARRANTY – NEW ZEALAND
This appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products (NZ) Ltd (“the Company”) from the date of purchase.
The following terms and conditions apply:
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
The Company or its Authorised Service Centre will pay the cost of repairing or replacing all parts of the
appliance which the Company or its Authorised Service Centre find defective for a period of 24 months
following the date of purchase (the “Warranty Period”).
During the Warranty Period the Company or its Authorised Service Centre, will pay the cost of repairing
or replacing all parts, which they find are defective.
Light globes, batteries and filters are replaceable parts and are not covered under this warranty.
The appliance must be installed and operated in accordance with the Company’s instructions.
This Warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear, or any service, which is needed after an
accident, negligence, alteration or misuse.
This Warranty also does not apply to damage caused if your appliance has been dismantled, repaired
or serviced by any person other than someone authorised by the Company.
If you live outside the service area of the Company or its Authorised Service Centre, this warranty does
not cover the cost of transport of the appliance for service nor the Authorised Service Centre’s travelling
costs to and from your home.
If you are required to transport the appliance to the Company or its Authorised Service Centre, it must
be securely packed and insured. The Company does not accept any responsibility for loss or damage
prior to it being received by the Company or its Authorised Service Centre.
This warranty is the only express warranty given by the Company.
This Warranty does not cover loss, damage or expense to this appliance caused directly or indirectly by
power surges, electrical storm damage or incorrect power supply.
The Company (and any company related to the Company) will not be liable for any special incidental or
consequential damages or for loss, damage or expense directly or indirectly arising from the use or
inability to use this appliance, or for personal injury or loss or destruction of other property.
Nothing in this warranty is intended to limit the rights you may have under the Consumer Guarantees
Act 1993, except to the extent permitted by that Act, and all provisions of this warranty shall be read as
modified to the extent necessary to give effect to that intention.
The Consumer Guarantees Act 1993 does not apply if your appliance is acquired for the purposes of a
“business” (as defined in that Act).
This warranty is limited to 90 days from date of purchase if the appliance is used for commercial use.
IMPORTANT NOTICE
Before calling a service technician please carefully check the warranty terms and conditions, the operating
instructions and service booklet if applicable. If the product fails for any of the customer responsibility reasons
detailed therein, a service fee will be charged. Please present proof of purchase to any Authorised Service
Centre should warranty service be required.
SERVICE CENTRES
PLEASE PHONE
0800 10 66 10
For your nearest Authorised
Service Centre please look in
The Yellow Pages under
Home Appliance Servicing
OR
Call 0800 10 66 10
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ELECTROLUX WARRANTY AUSTRALIA
Nothing in this warranty, limits any rights you may have under the Trade Practices Act or any other
Commonwealth or State legislation. Such rights cannot be changed by the conditions in this warranty.
Subject to the conditions below, this appliance is warranted by Electrolux Home Products Pty. Ltd. A.B.N. 51
004 762 341, (the “Company”), to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 24
months following the date of purchase (the “Warranty Period”).
Conditions of the warranty:
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
During the Warranty Period the Company, or its service agent, will only pay the cost of repairing or
replacing all Company parts on your appliance which the Company finds to be defective.
The Company will decide if there are any defects in material and/or workmanship.
Light globes, batteries and filters are replaceable parts and are not covered under this warranty.
This warranty applies only for mainland Australia and Tasmania.
The appliance must be installed and operated in accordance with the Company’s instructions.
This warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear, or any service, which is needed after an
accident, alteration, negligence, misuse, fire or flood.
This warranty does not apply to damage caused if your appliance has been dismantled, repaired or
serviced by any person other than someone authorised by the Company.
If you live outside the service area of the Company or one of its service agents, this warranty does not
cover the cost of transport of the appliance for service nor the service agent’s travelling costs to and
from your home.
If you are required to transport the appliance to the Company or its service agent, you must ensure it is
securely packed and insured. The Company does not accept any responsibility for loss or damage of
the appliance prior to it being received by the Company or its service agent.
This warranty does not cover loss, damage or expense to this appliance caused directly or indirectly by
power surges, electrical storm damage or incorrect power supply.
The Company (and any company related to the Company) will not be liable for any special, incidental or
consequential damages or for loss, damage or expense or for personal injury or loss or destruction of
property arising directly or indirectly from the use or inability to use this appliance or any of its parts.
This warranty applies only to the original buyer.
This warranty is the only express warranty given by the Company.
If you are the original buyer, please keep your proof of purchase, which will be required, if you request
service under this warranty.
The Warranty Period is only applicable when your appliance is used at home by you and your family.
Use of this appliance for commercial purposes is covered by this warranty for a period of 3 months
from the date of purchase.
FOR SERVICE IN AUSTRALIA
PLEASE CALL
FOR SPARE PARTS IN AUSTRALIA
PLEASE CALL
13 13 49
13 13 50
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