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Welcome to the world of Electrolux
Thank you for choosing a first class product from Electrolux, which hopefully will
provide you with lots of pleasure in the future. The Electrolux ambition is to offer a
wide variety of quality products that make your life more comfortable. You find
some examples on the cover in this manual. Please take a few minutes to study
this manual so that you can take advantage of the benefits of your new machine.
We promise that it will provide a superior User Experience delivering Ease-ofMind. Good luck!
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Contents
Safety information..............................5
Product description ...........................7
Control panel .....................................8
Use..................................................11
Washing hints ..................................16
Washing programmes......................19
Programme information ...................21
Care and cleaning ...........................22
What to do if....................................26
Technical data .................................30
Consumption values ........................30
Installation .......................................31
Environment concerns .....................40
The following symbols are used in this manual:
Important information concerning your personal safety and information on how
to avoid damaging the appliance.
General information and tips
Environmental information
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Safety Information
In the interest of your safety and to
ensure the correct use, before
installing and first using the
appliance, read this user manual
carefully, including its hints and
warnings. To avoid unnecessary
mistakes and accidents, it is
important to ensure that all people
using the appliance are thoroughly
familiar with its operation and safety
features. Save these instructions
and make sure that they remain
with the appliance if it is moved or
sold, so that everyone using it
through its life will be properly
informed on appliance use and
safety.
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Wash small items such as socks,
laces, washable belts etc in a
washing bag or pillow case as it is
possible for such items to slip down
between the tub and the inner drum.
Do not use your washing machine to
wash articles with whalebones,
material without hems or torn
material.
Always unplug the appliance and
turn off the water supply after use,
cleaning and maintenance.
Under no circumstances should you
attempt to repair the machine
yourself. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning.
Contact your local Service Centre.
Always insist on genuine spare parts.
Installation
This appliance is heavy. Care should
General safety
be taken when moving it.
● It is dangerous to alter the
●
When unpacking the appliance,
specifications or attempt to modify
check that it is not damaged. If in
this product in any way.
doubt, do not use it and contact the
● During high temperature wash
Service Centre.
programmes the door glass may get
●
All packing and transit bolts must be
hot. Do not touch it!
removed before use. Serious
● Make sure that small pets do not
damage can occur to the product
climb into the drum. To avoid this,
and to property if this is not adhered
please check into the drum before
to. See relevant section in the user
using.
manual.
● Any objects such as coins, safety
● After having installed the appliance,
pins, nails, screws, stones or any
check that it is not standing on the
other hard, sharp material can cause
inlet and drain hose and the worktop
extensive damage and must not be
is not pressing the electrical supply
placed into the machine.
cable.
● Only use the advised quantities of
● If the machine is situated on a
fabric softener and detergent.
carpeted floor, please adjust the feet
Damage to the fabric can ensue if
in order to allow air to circulate freely
you over-fill. Refer to the
under the appliance.
manufacturer’s recommendations of
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Always be sure, that there is no
quantities.
water leakage from hoses and their
connections after the installation.
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If the appliance is installed in a
location subject to frost, please read
the “dangers of freezing”chapter.
Any plumbing work required to install
this appliance should be carried out
by a qualified plumber or competent
person.
Any electrical work required to install
this appliance should be carried out
by a qualified electrician or
competent person.
Use
This appliance is designed for
domestic use. It must not be used
for purposes other than those for
which it was designed.
● Only wash fabrics which are
designed to be machine washed.
Follow the instructions on each
garment label.
● Do not overload the appliance. See
the relevant section in the user
manual.
● Before washing, ensure that all
pockets are empty and buttons and
zips are fastened. Avoid washing
frayed or torn articles and treat
stains such as paint, ink, rust, and
grass before washing. Underwired
bras must NOT be machine washed.
● Garments which have been in
contact with volatile petroleum
products should not be machine
washed. If volatile cleaning fluids are
used, care should be taken to
ensure that the fluid is removed from
the garment before placing in the
machine.
● Never pull the power supply cable to
remove the plug from the socket;
always take hold of the plug itself.
● Never use the washing machine if
the power supply cable, the control
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panel, the working surface or the
base are damaged so that the inside
of the washing machine is
accessible.
Child safety
● This appliance is not intended for
use by person (including children)
with reduced physical sensory or
mental capabilities or lack of
experience and knowledge unless
they have been given supervision or
instruction concerning use of the
appliance by a person responsible
for their safety.
● The packaging components (e.g.
plastic film, polystyrene) can be
dangerous to children - danger of
suffocation! Keep them out of
children’s reach
● Keep all detergents in a safe place
out of children’s reach.
● Make sure that children or pets do
not climb into the drum. To prevent
children or pets becoming trapped
inside, this the machine incorporates
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.
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To disable this device and restore
the possibility of closing the door,
rotate the button anti-clockwise until
the groove is vertical.
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Product description
Your new appliance meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry
with low water, energy and detergent consumption.
The ECO valve system allows total use of detergent and reduces water
consumption therefore saving energy.
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Detergent dispenser drawer
2
Control panel
3
Door opening handle
4
Rating plate
5
Drain pump
6
Adjustable feet
Detergent dispenser drawer
Compartment for detergent used
for prewash. The prewash
detergent is added at the
beginning of the wash
programme.
Compartment for powder or liquid
detergent used for main wash.
Compartment for liquid additives
(fabric softener, starch)
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Control panel
Below is a picture of the control panel. It shows the programme selector dial as
well as the buttons, pilot lights and the display. These are presented by relevant
numbers on the following pages.
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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
10
9
1
Programme selector dial
6
Delay Start button
2
Temperature button
7
Display
3
Spin reduction button
8
Start/Pause button
4
Easy Iron button
9
Door locked pilot light
Extra Rinse button
10 Time Manager buttons
5
Table of symbols
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Cottons
, Synthetics
, Drain
, Spin
, Delicates
, Handwash
Special programmes
, Silk
, Lingerie
Cottons Economy
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, Rinse hold
Cold
, No spin
, Easy iron
, Extra rinse
, Delay
,
Time manager
, Door locked
, Child safety Lock
, Wash or Prewash
phase
, Temperature
, Soil level
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, Wool
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Display (7)
7.4 7.5 7.1
2.05
7.3
7.1 Duration of selected
programme/
After selecting a programme, the
duration is displayed in hours and
minutes (for example 2.05). The
duration is calculated automatically on
the basis of the maximum
recommended load for each type of
fabric. After the programme has
started, the time remaining is updated
every minute.
/Delayed start
The selected delay set by pressing the
relevant button appears on the display
for a few seconds, then the duration of
the previously selected programme is
displayed.
/Alarm codes
In the event of operating problems,
some alarm codes can be displayed,
for example E20 (see chapter «What to
do if...»).
7.2
/Incorrect option selection
If an option which is not compatible
with the set wash programme is
selected, the message Err is displayed
for a few seconds and the integrated
red light of button 8 starts blinking.
/End of programme
When the programme has finished
three blinking zeros 0.00 are displayed,
the pilot light 9 and the pilot light of
button 8 go out and the door can be
opened.
7.2 Washing phase icons
By selecting the wash programme, the
washing programme phase icons
corresponding to the various phases
making up the programme are shown
in the bottom of the display.
After the machine has started, only the
running icon stays on. When the
programme has finished, the flashing
zero (0.00) is displayed.
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7.3 Heating phase
During the washing cycle the display
shows a temperature icon to indicate
that the appliance has started the
heating phase of the water in the tub.
7.4 Soil level icons
When selecting a programme on the
display appears an icon indicating the
degree of soiling automatically
proposed by the machine.
7.5 Child lock
This function allows you to leave the
appliance unsupervised during it’s
functioning.
Door locked light (9)
The pilot light 9 illuminates to indicate
that the appliance starts operating and
the door is locked.
This light indicates if the door can be
opened:
• light on: the door cannot be opened.
• light off: the door can be opened.
If your laundry is not removed within 10
minutes after the programme is finished,
the backlight of the display switches off
and the energy saving system will be
enabled.
Only the button 8 pilot light is blinking to
indicate that the appliance has to be
switched off.
By pressing any buttons the appliance
will come out from the energy saving
status and you could set another
washing programme or swich off the
appliance.
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Use
First Use
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Ensure that the electrical and water
connections comply with the
installation instructions.
Remove the polystryrene block and
any material from the drum.
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 90°C, without any laundry in
the machine, to remove any
manufacturing residue from the
drum and tub. Pour 1/2 a measure
of detergent into the dispenser
drawer and start the machine.
Acoustic signals
The machine is provided with an
acoustic device, which sounds in the
following cases:
● at the end of the cycle
● if there is a fault
By pressing buttons 4 and 5
simultaneously for about 6 seconds,
the acoustic signal is deactivated
(except if there is a fault).
By pressing these 2 buttons again, the
the acoustic signal is reactivated.
Child safety lock
This function allows you to leave the
appliance unsupervised and not to
worry that children might be injured by
or cause damage to the appliance.
This function remains able also when
the washing machine is not working.
There are two different ways to set this
option:
1
before pressing button 8: it will be
impossible to start the machine.
2
after pressing button 8: it will be
impossible to change any other
programme or option.
To enable or disable this option press
simultaneously for about 6 seconds
buttons 5 and 6 until on the display,
the icon
appears or disappears.
Daily Use
Load the laundry
Open the door by carefully pulling the
door handle outwards. Place the
laundry in the drum, one item at a time,
shaking them out as much as possible.
Close the door.
P0004
Measure out the detergent and the
fabric softener
Pull out the dispenser drawer until it
stops. Measure out the amount of
detergent required, pour it into the
main wash compartment
and, if
you wish to carry out the prewash,
pour it into the compartment marked
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At the end of the programme the
selector dial must be turned to
position O, to switch the machine
off.
C0064
If required, pour fabric softener into the
compartment marked
(the amount
used must not exceed the “MAX” mark
in the drawer). Close the drawer gently.
C0065
Select the required programme by
turning the programme selector
dial (1)
Turn the programme selector dial to
the required programme.
The light of button 8 starts to flash and
the display shows the duration of the
selected programme.
The selector dial can be turned either
clockwise or anticlockwise. Position O
corresponds to Reset programme/
Switching OFF the machine.
For the description of each
washing programmes of the
selector dial, consult the chapter
«Washing programmes».
Attention!
If you turn the programme selector dial
to another programme when the
machine is working, the red light of
button 8 will flash 3 times and the
message Err will appear on the display
to indicate a wrong selection. The
machine will not perform the new
selected programme.
Programme Option buttons
Depending on the programme, different
functions can be combined. These
must be selected after choosing the
desired programme and before
pressing the button 8.
When these buttons are pressed, the
corresponding pilot lights illuminate.
When they are pressed again, the pilot
lights go out.
If an incorrect option is selected, the
integrated red pilot light of the button 8
flashes 3 times and the Err message
appears on the display for some
seconds.
For the compatibility among the
washing programmes and the
options see chapter «Washing
Programmes».
Select the temperature by pressing
button 2
Press this button repeatedly to
increase or decrease the temperature,
if you want your laundry to be washed
at a temperature different from the one
proposed by the washing machine.
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Select the spin speed, Rinse Hold
or No Spin option by pressing
button 3
Press button 3 repeatedly to change
the spin speed, if you want your
laundry to be spun at a speed different
from the one proposed by the washing
machine. The relevant light will light up.
When you select a programme, the
machine automatically proposes the
maximum spin speed provided for the
programme.
Rinse Hold: by selecting this option
the water of the last rinse is not
emptied out to prevent the fabrics from
creasing. When the programme has
finished the display shows 0.00
flashing, the pilot light 9 is on, the light
of button 8 is off and the door is
locked to indicate that the water must
be emptied out.
To empty the water out, please
read the chapter «At the end of the
programme».
No spin : by selecting this option, all
spinning phases are suppressed and
replaced by a drain, so as not to
wrinkle the laundry.
On some programmes the rinses will
be performed with more water.
Select the Easy Iron option by
pressing button 4
By selecting this button the laundry is
gently washed and spun to avoid any
creasing. In this way ironing is easier.
Furthermore the machine will perform
some additional rinses for cotton and
synthetics.
In the programmes for cotton the spin
speed is automatically reduced.
This function can be used for cotton
and synthetic fabrics.
Select the Extra Rinse option by
pressing button 5
The machine performs some additional
rinses. This option is recommended for
people who are allergic to detergents,
and in areas where the water is very
soft.
Select the Delay Start by pressing
button 6
Before you start the programme, if you
wish to delay the start, press button 6
repeatedly, to select the desired delay.
The relevant light will illuminate.
The selected delay time value (up to 20
hours) will appear on the display for a
few seconds, then the duration of the
programme will appear again.
You must select this option after you
have set the programme and before you
press button 8.
The door will be locked throughout the
delay time. If you wish to add laundry in
the machine during the delay time you
will press button 8 to put the machine
in pause and wait until the pilot light 9
goes out before opening the door. Add
the laundry, close the door and press
the button 8 again.
You can cancel or modify the delay time
at any moment, before you press
button 8.
The wash programme can be delayed
from 30 min - 60 min - 90 min, 2 hours
and then by 1 hour up to a maximum of
20 hours by means of this button.
Selecting the delayed start.
• Select the programme and the
required options.
• Select the delay start.
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• Press button 8: the machine starts its
hourly countdown.
The programme will start after the
selected delay has expired.
Cancelling the delayed start after having
started the machine
• Press button 8.
• Press button 6 once until the symbol
0’ is displayed.
• Press button 8 again.
The Delay Start can not be selected
with Drain programme.
Select the Start/Pause by pressing
button 8
To start the selected programme, press
button 8; the green pilot light stops
flashing.
To interrupt a programme which is
running, press button 8: the green pilot
light starts to flash.
To restart the programme from the point
at which it was interrupted, press
button 8 again.
If you have chosen a delayed start, the
machine will begin the countdown.
If an incorrect option is selected, an
integrated red pilot light of button 8
flashes 3 times the message Err is
displayed for a few seconds.
Select the Time Manager option by
pressing buttons 10
This function allows you to modify the
washing time, automatically proposed
by the washing machine.
By pressing this button repeatedly, the
duration of the washing cycle can be
increased or decreased.
A soil level icon will appear on the
display to indicate the chosen degree of
soiling.
Soil
Level
Icon
Type of fabric
Intensive
For heavy soiled items
Normal
For normal soiled items
Daily
For daily soiled items
Light
For slightly soiled items
Quick
For very slightly soiled items
Super
Quick (*)
For items used or worn for a
short time
(*) We recommend you to reduce the load
sizes (see Washing programmes table).
Attention!
This option cannot be selected with the
Economy cottons programmes.
The availability of these soil level icons
change according to the type of fabric
as shown in the follwing chart.
Fabric
Cottons
95°-90°C
60°C
40°C
30°C
(cold)
Synthetics
60°C
40°C
30°C
(cold)
Delicates
40°C
30°C
(cold)
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Soil Level
Intensive Normal
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X
X
Daily
Light
Quick S. Quick
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Altering an option or a running
programme
It is possible to change some options
before the programme carries it out.
Before you make any change, you must
pause the washing machine by pressing
button 8.
(Only the Time Manager option cannot
be modified after the programme has
started. )
Changing a running programme is
possible only by resetting it. Turn the
programme selector dial to O and then
to the new programme position. Start
the new programme by pressing button
8 again. The washing water in the tub
will not be emptied out.
Interrupting a programme
Press button 8 to interrupt a
programme which is running, the
corresponding light starts to flash. Press
the button again to restart the
programme.
Cancelling a programme
Turn the selector dial to O to cancel a
programme which is running. You can
now select a new programme.
Opening the door after the
programme has started
First set the machine to pause by
pressing button 8.
If the light 9 goes off, the door can be
opened.
If the light 9 does not go off, this
means that the machine is already
heating, that the water level is too high.
In this case the door can not be
opened.
If you cannot open the door but you
need to open it you have to switch the
machine off by turning the selector dial
to O. After a few minutes the door can
be opened (pay attention to the
water level and temperature!).
After closing the door, it is necessary to
select the programme and options
again and press button 8.
At the end of the programme
The machine stops automatically, the
pilot light of button 8 goes off and
three blinking «0.00» will appear on the
display. The buzzer sounds.
If a programme with an option that
ends with water still in the tub has
been selected, the pilot light 9 remains
lit and the door is locked to indicate
that the water must be emptied out
before opening the door.
To empty out the water:
● turn the programme selector dial to
O
● select the Drain or the Spin
programme
● reduce the spin speed if needed, by
pressing the relevant button
● press button 8
At the end of programme, the pilot
lights 9 goes off an the door can be
opened.
Turn the programme selector dial to
«O» to switch the machine off.
Remove the laundry from the drum and
carefully check that the drum is empty.
If you do not intend to carry out
another wash, close the water tap.
Leave the door open to prevent the
formation of mildew and unpleasant
smells.
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Washing hints
Sorting the laundry
Follow the wash code symbols on each
garment label and the manufacturer’s
washing instructions. Sort the laundry as
follows: whites, coloureds, synthetics,
delicates, woollens.
Temperatures
for normally soiled white
cottons and linen (e.g. tea
cloths, towels, tablecloths,
sheets...)
for normally soiled, colour
fast garments (e.g. shirts,
night dresses, pyjamas....) in
50°-60° linen, cotton or synthetic
fibres and for lightly soiled
white cotton (e.g.
underwear).
for delicate items (e.g. net
curtains), mixed laundry
30°-40°- including synthetic fibres and
(cold) woollens bearing the label
«pure new wool, machine
washable, non-shrink».
90°or
95°
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.
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.
Remove persistent stains before
washing.
Rub particularly soiled areas with a
special detergent or detergent paste.
Treat curtains with special care. Remove
hooks or tie them up in a bag or net.
Maximum loads
Recommended loads are indicated in
the programme charts.
General rules:
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.
Washing a maximum load makes the
most efficient use of water and energy.
For heavily soiled laundry, reduce the
load size.
Laundry weights
The following weights are indicative:
bathrobe
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
Stubborn stains may not be removed by
just water and detergent. It is therefore
advisable to treat them prior to washing.
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Blood: treat fresh stains with cold water.
For dried stains, soak overnight in water
with a special detergent then rub in the
soap and water.
Oil based paint: moisten with benzine
stain remover, lay the garment on a soft
cloth and dab the stain; treat several
times.
Dried grease stains: moisten with
turpentine, lay the garment on a soft
surface and dab the stain with the
fingertips and a cotton cloth.
Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot water
or a rust removing product used cold.
Be careful with rust stains which are not
recent since the cellulose structure will
have already been damaged and the
fabric tends to hole.
Mould stains: treat with bleach, rinse
well (whites and fast coloureds only).
Grass: soap lightly and treat with bleach
(whites and fast coloureds only).
Ball point pen and glue: moisten with
acetone (*), lay the garment on a soft
cloth and dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone as
above, then treat stains with methylated
spirits. Remove any residual marks from
white fabrics with bleach.
Red wine: soak in water and detergent,
rinse and treat with acetic or citric acid,
then rinse. Treat any residual marks with
bleach.
Ink: depending on the type of ink,
moisten the fabric first with acetone (*),
then with acetic acid; treat any residual
marks on white fabrics with bleach and
then rinse thoroughly.
Tar stains: first treat with stain remover,
methylated spirits or benzine, then rub
with detergent paste.
(*) do not use acetone on artificial silk.
Detergents and additives
Good washing results also depend on
the choice of detergent and use of the
correct quantities to avoid waste and
protect the environment. Although
biodegradable, detergents contain
substances which, in large quantities,
can upset the delicate balance of nature.
The choice of detergent will depend on
the type of fabric (delicates, woollens,
cottons, etc.), the colour, washing
temperature and degree of soiling.
All commonly available washing machine
detergents may be used in this
appliance:
• powder detergents for all types of
fabric,
• powder detergents for delicate fabrics
(60°C max) and woollens,
• liquid detergents, preferably for low
temperature wash programmes (60°C
max) for all types of fabric, or special
for woollens only.
The detergent and any additives must
be placed in the appropriate
compartments of the dispenser drawer
before starting the wash programme.
If using liquid detergents, a programme
without prewash must be selected.
The washing machine incorporates a
recirculation system which allows an
optimal use of the concentrated
detergent.
Pour liquid detergent into the dispenser
drawer compartment marked
just
before starting the programme.
Any fabric softener or starching additives
must be poured into the compartment
marked
before starting the wash
programme.
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Follow the product manufacturer’s
recommendations on quantities to use
and do not exceed the «MAX» mark
in the detergent dispenser drawer.
Quantity of detergent to be used
The type and quantity of detergent will
depend on the type of fabric, load size,
degree of soiling and hardness of the
water used.
Water hardness is classified in so-called
“degrees” of hardness. Information on
hardness of the water in your area can
be obtained from the relevant water
supply company, or from your local
authority.
Follow the product manufacturers’
instructions on quantities to use.
Use less detergent if:
• you are washing a small load,
• the laundry is lightly soiled,
• large amounts of foam form during
washing.
Degrees of water hardness
Degrees
Level Characteristic German French
°dH
°T.H.
1
2
3
4
soft
medium
hard
very hard
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Washing programmes
Programme/
Temperature
Type of laundry
Options
Description of
programme
Cottons
90°- Cold
Main wash
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Rinses
White and coloured SPIN/RINSE HOLD,
Long spin
cotton (normally
EASY IRON*, EXTRA Max. load kg 6
soiled items)
RINSE, TIME MANAGER
** Red. load kg 3
Cottons +
Prewash
90°- Cold
White and coloured
cotton (heavily soiled
items)
Synthetics
60° - Cold
Synthetic or mixed
fabrics (normally
Synthetics +
Prewash
60° - Cold
Synthetic or mixed
fabrics (normally
soiled items)
soiled items)
Delicates
40° - Cold
Delicate fabrics
Spin
Separate spin for
cottons
Prewash/Main wash
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Rinses
SPIN/RINSE HOLD, Long spin
EASY IRON*, EXTRA
Max. load kg 6
RINSE, TIME MANAGER
** Red. load kg 3
SPIN REDUCTION/NO
SPIN/RINSE HOLD,
EASY IRON*, EXTRA
RINSE,
TIME MANAGER
Main wash
Rinses
Short spin
Max. load kg 3
** Red. load kg 1,5
SPIN REDUCTION/NO
SPIN/RINSE HOLD,
EASY IRON*, EXTRA
RINSE,
TIME MANAGER
Prewash/Main wash
Rinses
Short spin
Max. load kg 3
** Red. load kg 1,5
Main wash
NO SPIN/RINSE HOLD, Rinses
Short spin
EXTRA RINSE
Max. load kg 3
TIME MANAGER
** Red. load kg 1,5
SPIN
REDUCTION
Drain and long spin
at the maximum
speed
Max. load kg 6
* Maximum load with Easy Iron option: kg 1,5.
** If you select the Super Quick option by pressing Time Manager buttons (10),
we recommend that you reduce the maximum load as indicated. (Red. load =
reduced load). Full loading is possible however with somewhat reduced cleaning results.
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Washing programmes
Programme/
Temperature
Type of laundry
Options
Description of
programme
Drain
For emptying out the
last rinse water in
programmes with the
Rinse Hold option
Rinses
Separate rinse
cycle for cotton
hand washed items
Lingerie
40° - Cold
Special programme
for extremely
delicate hand
washable items
Silk
30° - Cold
Silk items to be
gently washed and
spun
Handwash
40° - Cold
Special programme
for hand washing
fabrics
Wool
40° - Cold
Specially tested
programme for wool
garments bearing the
“Pure new wool, nonshrink, machine
washable” label
Main wash
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Rinses
SPIN/RINSE HOLD Short spin
Max. load kg 2
Cottons
Economy +
Prewash
90° - 40°
White and
coloured cotton
economy, normally
soiled
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Prewash/Main wash
SPIN/RINSE HOLD, Rinses
EASY IRON*, EXTRA Long spin
RINSE
Max. load kg 6
Cottons
Economy
90° - 40°
White and
coloured cotton
economy, lightly
soiled
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Main wash
SPIN/RINSE HOLD, Rinses
EASY IRON*, EXTRA Long spin
RINSE
Max. load kg 6
O
For cancelling the wash programme which
is running and to switch the machine off
Draining of water
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Rinses
SPIN/RINSE HOLD Long spin
EASY IRON*, EXTRA
Max. load kg 6
RINSE
Main wash
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Rinses
SPIN/RINSE HOLD Short spin
Max. load kg 1
Main wash
NO SPIN/
Rinses
Short spin
RINSE HOLD
Max. load kg 1
Main wash
SPIN REDUCTION/NO Rinses
SPIN/RINSE HOLD Short spin
Max. load kg 2
* Maximum load with Easy Iron option: kg 1,5.
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Programme information
Wool and
Handwash
Silk
Washing programme for machine washable wool
as
well as for hand washable woollens and delicate fabrics
with the “hand washing” care symbol
.
Note: A single or bulky item may cause imbalance. If the
appliance doesn’t perform the final spin phase, add more
items, redistribute the load manually and then select the
spinning programme.
Delicate washing programme suitable for silk and mixed
synthetics items. Washing temperature is maximum 30°C.
The maximum spin speed is automatically reduced.
Economy
This programme can be selected for slightly or normally
soiled cotton items. The temperature will decrease and the
washing time will be extended. This allows you to obtain a
good washing efficiency whilst saving energy.
Rinses
With this programme it is possible to rinse and spin cotton
garments which have been washed by hand.
The machine performs 3 rinses, followed by a final long spin
at maximum speed.
The spin speed can be reduced by pressing button 3.
Drain
For emptying out the water of the last rinse in
programmes with the Rinse Hold option.
Firstly turn the programme selector dial to O, then select
the Drain programme and press button 8.
Spin
Separate spin for hand washed garments and after
programmes with Rinse Hold or No Spin option. Before
selecting this programme the selector dial must be turned
to O. You can choose the speed by pressing the relevant
button to adapt it to the fabrics to be spun.
To reset a programme and to switch off the machine turn
O = Cancelling/OFF the selector dial to O. A new programme can now be
selected.
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Care and cleaning
You must DISCONNECT the appliance
from the electricity supply, before you
can carry out any cleaning or
maintenance work.
Descaling
The water we use normally contains
lime. It is a good idea to periodically use
a water softening powder in the
machine. Do this separately from any
laundry washing, and according to the
softening powder manufacturer's
instructions. This will help to prevent the
formation of lime deposits.
After each wash
Leave the door open for a while. This
helps to prevent mould and stagnant
smells forming inside the appliance.
Keeping the door open after a wash will
also help to preserve the door seal.
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.
To run a maintenance wash:
• The drum should be empty of
laundry.
• Select the hottest cotton wash
programme.
• Use a normal measure of detergent,
must be a powder with biological
properties.
Cleaning the dispenser drawer
The washing powder and additive
dispenser drawer should be cleaned
regularly.
Remove the drawer by pressing the
catch downwards and by pulling it out.
Flush it out under a tap, to remove any
traces of accumulated powder.
C0066
To aid cleaning, the top part of the
additive compartment should be
removed. Clean all parts with water.
C0067
External cleaning
Clean the exterior cabinet of the
appliance with soap and water only,
and then dry thoroughly.
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Cleaning the drawer recess
Having removed the drawer, use a
small brush to clean the recess,
ensuring that all washing powder
residue is removed from the upper and
lower part of the recess.
Door seal
Check the door seal from time to time
and remove any objects that could be
trapped in the fold.
P1050
P0038
Insert the detergent dispenser drawer
in the guide rails and push it in.
Washing drum
Rust deposits in the drum may occur
due to rusting foreign bodies in the
washing or tap water containing iron.
Important! Do not clean the drum with
acidic descaling agents, scouring
agents containing chlorine or iron or
steel wool.
1. Remove any rust deposits on the
drum with a cleaning agent for
stainless steel.
2. Run a washing cycle without any
laundry to clean off any cleaning
agent residues. Programme:
COTTONS/LINEN 90° or 95°C,
press button 10 to select Super
Quick option, add approx. 1/4
measuring cup of detergent.
Cleaning the pump
The pump should be inspected if
• 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.
A
B
BI0001
• Place a container close to the pump
to collect any spillage.
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• Pull out the emergency emptying
hose (B), place it in the container and
remove its cap.
BI0005
BI0002
• When no more water comes out,
unscrew the pump cover (A) and
remove it. Always keep a rag nearby
to dry up spillage of water when
removing the cover.
• Put the cap back on the emergency
emptying hose and place the latter
back in its seat.
• Screw the pump cover fully in.
BI0006
Warning!
BI0003
• Remove any objects from the pump
impeller by rotating it.
When the appliance is in use and
depending on the programme selected
there can be hot water in the pump.
Never remove the pump cover during a
wash cycle, always wait until the
appliance has finished the cycle, and is
empty. When replacing the cover,
ensure it is securely retightened so as
to stop leaks and young children being
able to remove it.
BI0004
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Cleaning the water inlet filter
If your water is very hard or contains
traces of lime deposit, the water inlet
filter may become clogged.
It is therefore a good idea to clean it
from time to time.
P1231
Turn off the water tap. Unscrew the
water inlet hose. Clean the filter using a
hard bristle brush. Tighten up the inlet
hose.
The dangers of freezing
If the machine is exposed to
temperatures below 0°C, certain
precautions should be taken.
• Turn off the water tap.
• Unscrew the inlet hose.
• 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.
• When you intend to start the
machine up again, make sure that
the room temperature is above 0°C.
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;
• 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 if necessary as
previously described;
• replace the emergency emptying hose
in its seat after having plugged it;
• screw the pump cover again.
Important!
Every time you drain the water through
the emergency emptying hose you
must pour 2 litres of water into the
main wash compartment of the
detergent drawer and then run the
drain programme. This will activate the
ECO VALVE device.
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What to do if...
Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be
solved easily without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Service
Centre, please carry out the checks listed below.
During machine operation it is possible that the red light of button 8 blinks, at the
same time some acoustic signals sound and one of the following alarm codes
appears on the display to indicate that the machine is not working:
● E10: problem with the water supply
● E20: problem with water draining
● E40: door open.
Once the problem has been eliminated, press button 8 to restart the programme. If
after all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
Malfunction
The washing machine
does not start:
Possible cause
●
The door has not been
closed. E40.
● The plug is not properly
inserted in the power
socket.
● There is no power at the
socket.
The main fuse or the
fuse in the plug has
blown.
● The selector dial is not
correctly positioned and
button 8 has not been
pressed.
● The delay start has been
selected.
●
●
The machine does not
fill:
The Child Safety Lock
has been activated.
The water tap is closed.
E10
● The inlet hose is
squashed or kinked. E10
●
●
The filter in the inlet hose
is blocked. E10
The door is not properly
closed. E40
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Solution
●
Close the door firmly.
●
Insert the plug into the
power socket.
Please check your
domestic electrical
installation.
● Replace the fuse.
●
●
Please turn the selector
dial and press button 8
again.
If the laundry are to be
washed immediately,
cancel the delay start.
● Deactivate the Child
Safety Lock.
●
●
Open the water tap.
●
Check the inlet hose
connection.
●
Clean the water inlet
hose filter.
●
Close the door firmly.
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Malfunction
Possible cause
Solution
Refer to relevant
paragraph in “water
drainage” section.
● Check the drain hose
The machine does not ● The drain hose is
empty and/or does not squashed or kinked. E20 connection.
spin:
● Clean the drain pump.
● The drain pump is
clogged. E20
● Select the Drain or Spin
● The Rinse Hold or No
programme.
Spin option has been
selected.
● The laundry is not evenly ● Redistribute the laundry.
distributed in the drum.
The machine fills then
empties immediately:
●
There is water on the
floor:
●
The end of the drain
hose is too low.
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 or inlet hose is
damaged.
● The cap on the
emergency emptying
hose has not been
replaced after cleaning
the pump.
Unsatisfactory washing ● Too little detergent or
results:
unsuitable detergent has
been used.
● Stubborn stains have not
been treated prior to
washing.
●
The correct temperature
was not selected.
●
Excessive laundry load.
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●
Reduce the detergent
quantity or use another
one.
●
Check the water inlet
hose connection.
Replace it with a new
one.
● Put the cap back on the
emergency emptying
hose and place the latter
back in its seat.
●
Increase the detergent
quantity or use another
one.
● Use commercial products
to treat the stubborn
stains.
●
Check if you have
selected the correct
temperature.
● Reduce the laundry load.
●
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Malfunction
Possible cause
Solution
Wait until the end of
washing cycle.
● Wait until the pilot light 9
goes off.
● Select drain or spin
programme to empty out
the water.
The door will not open:
●
The programme is still
running.
● The door lock has not
been released.
● There is water in the
drum.
●
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.
●
Spinning starts late or
the machine does not
spin:
Check the correct
installation of the
appliance.
● Check the correct
levelling of the appliance.
● Redistribute the laundry.
●
Load more laundry.
The electronic unbalance ● Redistribute the laundry.
detection device has cut
in because the laundry is
not evenly distributed in
the drum. The laundry is
redistributed by reverse
rotation of the drum. This
may happen several
times before the
unbalance disappears
and normal spinning can
resume. If, after 10
minutes, the laundry is
still not evenly distributed
in the drum, the machine
will not spin. In this case,
redistribute the load
manually and select the
spin programme.
● Add more items,
● The load is too small.
redistribute the load
manually and then select
the spinning programme.
●
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Malfunction
Possible cause
The machine makes an
unusual noise
●
The machine is fitted
with a type of motor
which makes a different
noise compared with
other traditional motors.
This new motor ensures
a softer start and more
even distribution of the
laundry in the drum
when spinning, as well
as increased stability of
the machine.
No water is visible in
the drum
●
Machines based on
modern technology
operate very
economically using very
little water without
affecting performance.
If you are unable to identify or solve the
problem, contact our 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.
.....
Mo
Pro d. .....
d.
No .....
. .....
....
.....
Mod. ..........
Prod. No. ...........
P0042 BD
Ser. No. .........
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Technical data
Dimensions
Width
60 cm
Height
82 cm
Depth
54 cm
Electrical connection
Voltage - Overall power Fuse
Information on the electrical connection is given
on the rating plate on the inner edge of the
appliance door
Water supply pressure
Minimum
0,05 MPa
Maximum
0,8 MPa
Maximum Load
Cotton
Spin Speed
Maximum
6 kg
1200 rpm
Consumption values
Water
consumption
(in litres)
Energy
consumption
(in kWh)
Cottons 90°
57
2.1
Cottons 60°
53
1.2
Cottons Economy 60° (*)
45
1.02
Synthetics 60°
44
0.9
Delicates 40°
56
0.5
Wool 40°
58
0.45
Programme
duration
(hours/minutes)
For the duration of
the programmes,
please refer to the
display on the
control panel.
Programme
The consumption data shown on this
(*) The programme «Cottons Economy»
chart is to be considered purely
at 60°C with 6 kg of laundry is the
indicative, as it may vary depending on
reference programme for the data
the quantity and type of laundry, on the
entered in the energy label, in
inlet water temperature and on the
compliance with EEC 92/75
ambient temperature. It refers to the
standards.
highest temperature for each wash
programme.
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Installation
Unpacking
All transit bolts and packing must be
removed before using the appliance.
You are advised to keep all transit
devices so that they can be refitted if the
machine ever has to be transported
again.
1. After removing all the packaging,
carefully lay machine on it’s back to
remove the polystyrene base from the
bottom.
A
BI0009
4. Unscrew and remove the two large
rear bolts B and the six smaller bolts
C.
C
BI0010
C
B
B
5. Remove the bracket D and refit the
six smaller bolts C.
HEC0008
2. Remove the power supply cable and
the draining hose from the hose
holders on the rear of the appliance.
D
BI0011
HEC0001
3. With the supplied spanner unscrew
and remove the central rear bolt A.
Slide out the relevant plastic spacer.
C
BI0012
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6. Fill the smaller upper hole and the two
large ones with the corresponding
plastic plug caps supplied in the bag
containing the instruction booklet that
you will find inside the drum.
levelled the machine, tighten the lock
nuts.
BI0008
BI0013
Positioning
Install the machine on a flat hard floor.
Make sure that air circulation around the
machine is not impeded by carpets,
rugs etc. Check that the machine does
not touch the wall or other kitchen units.
Carefully level by screwing the
adjustable feet in or out. The machine
MUST be level and stable.
If necessary, check the setting with a
spirit level.
Any necessary adjustment can be made
with a spanner.
Water inlet
An inlet hose is supplied and can been
found inside the machine drum. Do not
use the hose from your previous
machine to connect to the water supply.
1. Open the porthole and extract the
inlet hose.
2. Connect the hose with the angled
connection to the machine.
Do not place the inlet hose
downwards. Angle the hose to the
left or right depending on the
position of your water tap.
BI0007
HEC0006
Accurate levelling prevents vibration,
noise and displacement of the machine
during operation. Never place
cardboard, wood or similar materials
under the machine to compensate for
any unevenness in the floor. After having
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3. Set the hose correctly by loosening
the ring nut.
After positioning the inlet hose, be
sure to tighten the ring nut again to
prevent leaks.
4. Connect the hose to a tap with a 3/4”
thread. Always use the hose supplied
with the appliance.
P0351
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.
Water-stop device
The inlet hose is provided with a water
stop device, which protects against
damage caused by water leaks in the
hose which could develop due to
natural ageing of the hose. This fault is
shown by a red sector in the window
«A». Should this occur, turn the water
tap off and refer to your Service Centre
to replace the hose.
Note !
Installation should comply with
local water authority and building
regulations’ requirements.
The appliance must be connected
to a cold water supply.
A minimum water pressure of 0.05
MPa (0.5 bar) is required for safe
operation of the appliance.
If you cannot make the cold water
connection direct from the rising mains,
you may be able to operate the
appliance from your cold water storage
system.
There should be a minimum vertical
distance of 5.02m (16.5 ft) between
the appliance’s inlet and the bottom of
the water storage tank.
Water drainage
This appliance is designed to be permanently plumbed into your home's
drainage system using one of the following methods.
1. Into a drainage standpipe
Firstly form a hook in the end of the
drain hose using the “U” piece” supplied.
“U” piece
supplied
A
P1199
P0352
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Place the drain hose into your standpipe, which should have an internal
diameter of approximately 38mm thus
ensuring there is an air break between
the drain hose and standpipe.
If your drain hose looks like this (see
below) you do not require the “U”
piece”. Just push the hose firmly into
the standpipe.
30 cm (12")
38 mm (11.2”)
standpipe
diameter
BI0014
When discharging into a standpipe
ensure that the top of the standpipe is
no more than 90cm (35.4'') and no
less than 60cm (23.6'') above floor
level.
2. Onto a sink outlet spigot.
If the outlet spigot has not been used
before, remove any blanking plug that
may be in place.
Max. 90 cm (35.4”)
Min. 60 cm (23.6”)
3 pin
P1212
BI0015
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 Force Centre.
The joining piece must have an internal
diameter of 18 mm.
P1197
Push the drain hose onto the spigot
and secure with a clip, ensure a loop is
formed in the drain hose (see diagram)
to prevent waste from the sink entering
the washing machine.
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 Force Centre.
The joining piece must have an internal
diameter of 18 mm.
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If you intend to drain the hose from the
machine into a sink, make sure that the
sink is empty and the plug hole is not
blocked. Use the plastic “U -Piece”
supplied.
Loop
P1198
is installed it is easily accessible for the
engineer in the event of a breakdown.
In the interest of the environment
Washing machines should be connected to the FOUL drainage system, the
water will then be taken to a sewage
works for treatment before being discharged safely into a river.
It is essential that these appliances are
not connected to the surface water
drainage system as this water is discharged directly into a river or stream
and may cause pollution.
If you require any further advice please
contact your local water authority.
Important!
Before connecting up the machine to
new pipework or to pipework that has
not been used for some time, run off a
reasonable amount of water to flush
out any debris that may have collected
in the pipes.
Special conditions
If the floor is carpeted or covered with
crumbly or soft material, insert a rigid
support base under the feet to prevent
noise, vibration or displacement. The
base should protrude a few
centimetres beyond the edges of the
machine.
SHOWER
SINK
TOILET
BATH
WASHING
MACHINE
BIDET
DISHWASHER
RAINWATER
'RUN-OFF'
FOUL DRAIN
SURFACE WATER
DRAINS & SEWERS
UNTREATED
DISCHARGE
FOUL SEWERS
SEWAGE
TREATMENT
WORKS
TREATED
DISCHARGE
RIVER
P0987
Warning !
The machine should NOT be placed on
deep pile carpeting.
Note
Please ensure that when the appliance
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Electrical connection
Any electrical work required to install
this appliance should be carried out by
a qualified electrician or competent
person.
The wires in the mains lead are
coloured in accordance with the following code:
Green and Yellow
- Earth
Blue
- Neutral
Brown
- Live
GREEN & YELLOW
Warning!
E
13 A
THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE
EARTHED.
N
The manufacturer declines any liability should this safety measure
not be observed.
Before switching on, make sure the
electricity supply voltage is the same
as that indicated on the appliance’s
rating plate.
Important!
Information on the electrical
connection is given on the rating
plate on the inner edge of the
appliance door.
The appliance is supplied with a
13amp plug fitted.
In the event of having to change the
fuse in the plug supplied, a 13amp
ASTA approved (BS1363/A) fuse must
be used.
Should the plug need to be replaced
for any reason, proceed as described
below.
L
BROWN
BLUE
P1041
CORD CLAMP
The wire coloured green and yellow
must be connected to the terminal
marked with the letter «E» or by the
earth symbol
or coloured green
and yellow.
The wire coloured blue must be connected to the terminal «N» or coloured
black.
The wire coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked «L» or
coloured red.
Upon completion there must be no cut,
or stray strands of wire present and the
cord clamp must be secure over the
outer sheath.
Warning!
A cut off plug inserted into a 13
amp socket is a serious safety
(shock) hazard.
Ensure that the cut off plug is disposed of safely. Should the appli-
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ance power supply cable neeed to
be replaced, this must be carried
out by our Service Force Centre.
This will help to prevent the hoses from
becoming kinked or trapped.
Note
When the appliance is installed the
power supply cable must be accessible.
Preparation and assembly of the
door
Permanent connection
In the case of permanent connection it
is necessary that you install a double
pole switch between the appliance and
the electricity supply (mains), with a
minimum gap of 3mm between the
switch contacts and of a type suitable
for the required load in compliance with
the current electrical regulations.
The machine is originally pre-arranged
for the assembly of a door opening
from right to left.
In this case it is sufficient to screw in
the hinges (1) and the counter-magnet
(6) provided with the appliance, at the
right level (Fig. B).
B
6
1
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This appliance has been designed to
be built into the kitchen furniture. The
recess should have the dimensions
shown in picture A.
600
5
7
3
The switch must not break the yellow
and green earth cable at any point.
Building-in
4
2
a) Door
The dimensions of the door should be:
- width
595-598 mm
- thickness 16-22 mm
The height (C-Fig. C) depends on the
height of the adjacent furniture's base.
600
B
C
416
120
416
818
176,5
165
160
195
1
54
8
35 Ø 14 prof.
16
-22
min.
570
820 min
596
515
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90
0
49
,5
22+1
A
When installing the appliance into the
kitchen furniture ensure, if possible, the
hoses are placed in either of the two
recesses on the back of the appliance.
98
595-5
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b) Hinges
To mount the hinges it is necessary to
drill two holes (dia. 35 mm, depth
12.5-14 mm depending on the depth
of door furniture) on the inner side of
the door. The distance between the
holes hobs fixing centres must be 416
mm.
The distance (B) from upper edge of
the door to the centre of the hole
depends on the adjacent furniture's
dimensions.
The required dimensions are given in
the picture C.
The hinges will be fixed to the door by
means of screws for wood (2-Fig. B)
supplied with the appliance.
c) Mounting the door
Fix the hinges (1) to the machine by
means of the M5x15 screws (3-Fig. B).
The hinges can be adjusted to compensate for possible uneven thickness
of the door.
To align the door perfectly it is necessary to loosen the screw (3-Fig. B),
adjust the door and tighten the screw
again.
d) Counter-magnet (6)
The appliance is pre-arranged for a
magnetic closure of the door. To
enable a correct operation of this
device, it is necessary to screw the
counter-magnet (6) (steel disk + rubber
ring) into the inner side of the door.
Its position must correspond to the
magnet (4) on the appliance (see picture D).
6
4
D
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If the door has to be opened from left
to right, invert the position of the plates
(7), the magnet (4) and the plate (5)
(Fig. B and E). Mount the counter-magnet (6) and the hinges (1) as previously
described.
E
6
4
5
7
1
3
P0983
2
Recommendations regarding the
construction and fitting of a base
when the installation requires an
integrated appliance to be raised.
Where the appliance has been raised
by mounting onto a wooden base provided by the installer. The material used
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to construct the base should have a
non slip surface, be water repellent and
if possible be one solid piece.
If it is not possible to use one solid
piece, due to the additional height
required, ensure that any additional
strips of timber are glued and screwed
to the underside of the base (see Fig.
F).
Drill four fixing holes see Fig. G.
600-605 mm
490 mm
95 mm
50 mm
G
mm is left between the top of the
machine and the underside of the
worktop.
A final check for stability should be carried out with the machine on spin with
a load, this will identify the need for any
further fine adjustment to the feet.
A strip of beading approximately 605
mm W, x 5 mm H, x 25 mm D must be
screwed down into the base directly in
front of the machine’s feet, this will provide additional security.
If required an additional door magnet,
part number 1242394-00/3 and disc,
part number 1242393-00/5 are available from spare parts.
Front edge
Top view
Position the base into the recess with
its front edge as far forward as the
adjoining plinth line will allow.
The reason for placing the base in
this position is to allow a small
strip of beading to be fitted in front
of the appliance feet.
Fix the base firmly to the floor using
four appropriate countersunk screws
(see Fig. H).
Hardwood strip
5 mm x 25 mm
5 X 25 X 605
490
600-605
H
With the appliance installed adjust all
four feet ensuring the machine is stable, and a clearance of approximately 5
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40 electrolux environment concerns
Environment concerns
Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol
are recyclable.
>PE<=polyethylene
>PS<=polystyrene
>PP<=polypropylene
This means that they can be recycled
by disposing of them properly in
appropriate collection containers.
Old machine
Use authorised disposal sites for your
old appliance. Help to keep your
country tidy!
The symbol
on the product or on
its packaging indicates that this
product may not be treated as
household waste. Instead it should be
taken to the appropriate collection
point for the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment. By ensuring this
product is disposed of correctly, you
will help prevent potential negative
consequences for the environment and
human health, which could otherwise
be caused by inappropriate waste
handling of this product. For more
detailed information about recycling of
this product, please contact your local
council, your household waste disposal
service or the shop where you
purchased the product.
Ecological hints
To save water, energy and to help
protect the environment, we
recommend that you follow these tips:
• Normally soiled laundry may be
washed without prewashing in order
to save detergent, water and time
(the environment is protected too!).
• The machine works more
economically if it is fully loaded.
• With adequate pre-treatment, stains
and limited soiling can be removed;
the laundry can then be washed at a
lower temperature.
• Measure out detergent according to
the water hardness, the degree of
soiling and the quantity of laundry
being washed.
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