Quick Start Guide for the W 5873 WPS washing machine

Quick Start Guide
for the W 5873 WPS
washing machine
These short instructions are not a substitute
for the Operating instructions supplied with the appliance.
Please read the Operating instructions supplied with
your washing machine before using it for the first time and
take note of the Warning and Safety instructions as well
as the full descriptions on how to use your machine.
en - AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 09 445 140
Brief instructions
A Prepare the laundry
D Load the drum
^ Press the Door button to open the
drum door.
^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely
in the drum.
Mixing both large and small items gives
better wash results and also helps
distribute the load evenly during
spinning.
^ Empty all pockets.
Make sure that no garments are
caught between the drum door and
seal.
,Foreign objects (e.g. nails,
coins, paper clips, etc.) can cause
damage to garments and
components in the machine.
B Sort the laundry
^ Sort the laundry by colour and by
care label. Most garments have a
textile care label in the collar or side
seam.
C Switch on the washing machine
^ Press the K button.
^ Shut the door with a gentle swing.
E Select a programme
F Select a temperature / spin speed
You have two possibilities for selecting
a programme:
The suggested temperature and/or spin
speed can be changed.
Via the programme selector
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^ Press the Temperature button to alter
the temperature and press the Spin
speed button to alter the spin speed.
G Selecting Extras (if required)
^ Turn the programme selector
clockwise or anti-clockwise to select
the required programme. The
programme indicator light for the
programme selected will come on.
Via Further programmes
^ Turn the programme selector
clockwise until Further programmes
lights up.
^ The following appears in the display:
< Maintenance prog. .
^ Move the list of options up or down
with the Delay start button (V) or Spin
speed button (W).
^ If the required programme appears in
the display, confirm with the
Temperature (OK) button.
^ Select any Extras by pressing the
appropriate button. The relevant
indicator light will come on to show
which Extra has been selected.
H Select Delay start (if required)
^ Press the Delay start button.
The start of the programme can be
delayed from 30 minutes up to a
maximum of 24 hours.
I Add detergent
K Remove the laundry when the
programme has finished.
^ Press the Door button and open the
door.
The machine will switch off
automatically 15 minutes after the
end of the Anti-crease phase. Press
the K button to switch the machine
back on.
^ Remove the laundry.
^ Pull out the detergent drawer and
place detergent in the compartments.
i Detergent for the pre-wash
Check that all items have been
removed from the drum. Left items
might shrink in the next wash or
discolour other items.
j Detergent for the main wash,
including Soak if selected
§ Fabric conditioner or liquid starch
J Start the programme
^ Press the flashing Start/Stop button.
^ Check the folds in the door seal for
any small articles, e.g. buttons, which
might be lodged there.
^ Switch the machine off with the K
button.
^ To avoid the build-up of mildew, it is
recommended that the door is left
ajar when the machine is not in use.
Programme chart
For a description of all programmes, see the operating instructions.
Cottons
Item
Cold to 90°C
Max. load 8.0 kg
Cottons, linens or cotton mix fabrics, e.g. table linen, towelling,
underwear, T-shirts etc.
Note for test institutes:
Short programme: 4.0 kg load and Short Extra
Minimum iron
Cold to 60°C
Max. load 3.5 kg
Item
Synthetics, mixed fibres and easy care cottons.
Note
Reduce the spin speed for fabrics which crease easily.
Woollens /
Cold to 40°C
Max. load 2.0 kg
Item
Machine-washable or hand-washable wool or wool blend fabrics. If
the care label does not specify a temperature, wash using the cold
setting.
Note
Reduce the spin speed for fabrics which crease easily.
Outerwear
Cold to 40°C
Max. load 2.5 kg
Item
Outerwear with membranes like Gore-Tex , SYMPATEX®,
WINDSTOPPER® etc.
Notes
– Zip up jackets before washing.
– Do not use fabric conditioner.
– You can proof outerwear items in the Proofing programme.
However, we do not recommend proofing items after every wash.
Proofing
®
40°C
Max. load 2.5 kg
Item
For treating microfibre fabrics, skiwear, fine, closeweave cotton
garments (poplin) or tablecloths to provide a water and dirt resistant
finish.
Notes
– The items should be freshly washed and spun or dried before
proofing.
– For best results, the items should be heat-treated afterwards,
either in a tumble dryer or by ironing.
Express 20
Cold to 40°C
Item
Cotton items that are only lightly soiled.
Note
The Extra option Short is automatically activated.
Maintenance prog.
Max. load 3.5 kg
75°C
No load
If you only wash at low temperatures over a long period of time, organic deposits
can form in the machine.
By cleaning the inside of the machine, you can reduce the build-up of organic
deposits, fungi and biofilm and prevent the formation of unpleasant odours.
Notes
– The best results can be achieved by using the Original Miele
dishwasher and washing machine cleaner. Otherwise, a
powdered universal detergent can be used.
– The machine cleaner or universal detergent are added to the
detergent dispenser drawer.
– The drum must be empty when running the Maintenance
programme.
Cottons Eco
40°C
Max. load 8.0 kg
Item
Cottons, linens or mixed fibres, e.g. table linen, towelling,
underwear, T-shirts etc.
Note
Energy savings of approx. 20% are achieved compared to the
Cottons s programme with a consistent wash performance. The
selected temperature is reduced during this programme.
Note for test institutes:
Energy labelling programme in accordance with AS/NZS 2040.1 & AS/NZS
2040.2 Standard.
Minimum iron Eco
40°C / 60°C
Max. load 3.5 kg
Item
Synthetics, mixed fibres and easy care cottons.
Notes
– Energy savings of approx. 20% are achieved compared to the
Minimum iron 40°C/60°C programme with a consistent wash
performance. The selected temperature is reduced and the
washing duration is extended by approx. 20 minutes.
– Reduce the final spin speed for fabrics which crease easily.
Shirts
Notes
Cold to 60°C
Max. load 2.0 kg
– Pre-treat collars and cuffs if necessary.
– Wash silk garments on the Delicates programme.
Darks and denim
Cold to 60°C
Max. load 3.0 kg
Item
Black and dark garments made from cotton, mixed fibres and
denim.
Notes
– Wash inside out.
– Denim often contains excess dye and will run during the first few
washes. Wash light and dark coloured items separately.
Hygiene
30°C to 90°C
Max. load 7.0 kg
Item
Fabrics which will be in direct contact with the skin, e.g. underwear,
nappies, towelling, bed linen, pillow and mattress covers.
Notes
– Select a temperature of 60°C or higher for optimum hygiene.
– Please observe the instructions on the wash care label.
Spin
Notes
– Drain only: Set spin speed to No ..
– Make sure you select the appropriate spin speed.
Separate rinse/Starch
Max. load 7.0 kg
Item
– For rinsing handwashed items.
– Table cloths, napkins and overalls that require starching.
Notes
– Reduce the spin speed for items which crease easily.
– Laundry that is to be starched should be washed but not treated
with fabric softener.
– To achieve particularly good rinsing results with two rinse cycles,
the Water plus Extra should be selected. When selecting Water
plus, the Extra rinse option needs to be activated.
Selectable Extras:
Ex
tr a
ak
So
-w
P re
h
as
#
#
#
#
#
#
Minimum iron
#
#
#
#
#
#
iet
qu
s
plu
ter
Wa
ins
S ta
ort
Sh
Cottons
Woollens /
Outerwear
#
#
#
#
#
#
Proofing
Express 20
#
#
#
1)
#
#
Maintenance prog.
Down duvets
Delicates
#
#
Automatic plus
#
#
#
#
#
#
Cottons Eco
#
#
#
#
#
#
Cottons Eco plus
#
#
#
#
#
#
Minimum iron Eco
#
#
#
#
#
#
Shirts
#
#
#
#
#
#
Dark garments/Denim
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
#
Hygiene
#
#
Spin
Separate rinse/Starch
1)
#
#
Extra is activated automatically and can be deselected.
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