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Contents
Safety information
Product description
Control panel
First use
Daily use
Helpful hints and tips
Washing programmes
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Care and cleaning
What to do if…
Technical data
Consumption values
Installation
Electrical connection
Environment concerns
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Subject to change without notice
Safety information
Important! Read carefully & keep for future
reference.
• The safety of Your appliance complies with
the industry standards and with legal requirements on the safety of appliances.
However, as manufacturers, we feel it is
our duty to provide the following safety
notes.
• It is most important that this instruction
book should be retained with the appliance for future reference. Should the appliance be sold or transferred to another
owner, or should you move house and
leave the appliance, always ensure that the
book is supplied with the appliance in order that the new owner can get to know
the functioning of the appliance and the
relevant warnings.
• You MUST read them carefully before installing or using the appliance.
• Before first starting up, check the appliance for any damage incurred during
transport. Never connect up a damaged
appliance . If parts are damaged, contact
your supplier.
• If the appliance is delivered in the winter
months when there are minus temperatures. Store it at room temperature for 24
hours before using for the first time.
General safety
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications or
attempt to modify this product in any way.
• During high temperature wash programmes the door glass may get hot. Do
not touch it!
• Make sure that small pets do not climb into
the drum. To avoid this, please check into
the drum before using.
• Any objects such as coins, safety pins,
nails, screws, stones or any other hard,
sharp material can cause extensive damage and must not be placed into the machine.
• Only use the advised quantities of fabric
softener and detergent. Damage to the
fabric can ensue if you over-fill. Refer to the
manufacturer’s recommendations of
quantities.
• 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 people
may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Centre. Always insist on genuine spare parts.
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Installation
• This appliance is heavy. Care should be
taken when moving it.
• When unpacking the appliance, check that
it is not damaged. If in doubt, do not use it
and contact the Service Centre.
• All packing and transit bolts must be removed before use. Serious damage can
occur to the product and to property if this
is not adhered to. See relevant section in
the user manual.
• After having installed the appliance, check
that it is not standing on the inlet and drain
hose and the worktop is not pressing the
electrical supply cable against the wall.
• If the machine is situated on a carpeted
floor, please adjust the feet in order to allow air to circulate freely under the appliance.
• Always be sure, that there is no water leakage from hoses and their connections after
the installation.
• 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
Washing Programme Table.
• 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 appliance if the power supply cable, the control 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
and pets becoming trapped inside the
drum 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.
To disable this device and restore the possibility of closing the door, rotate the button counterclockwise 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. Its new washing system allows total
use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.
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1 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 and soak phase or for stain remover
used during the stain action phase (if available). The prewash and soak detergent is
added at the beginning of the wash programme. The stain remover is added during
the stain action phase.
Compartment for powder or liquid detergent used for main wash. If using liquid detergent pour it just before starting the programme.
Compartment for liquid additives (fabric
softener, starch).
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations on quantities to use and do not
exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent
dispenser drawer. Any fabric softener or
starching additives must be poured into the
compartment before starting the wash programme.
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Programme Chart
Various programme charts in different languages are supplied with the appliance. One
is on the front side of the detergent dispenser
drawer and the others are attached into the
user manual assy. The chart in the drawer
can be replaced easily: remove the chart
from the drawer by pulling it towards the right
and insert the chart with the language required.
Control panel
Below is a picture of the control panel. It shows the programme selector dial as well as
the buttons, pilot light and the display. These are presented by relevant numbers on the
following pages.
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1 Programme selector dial
2 TEMPERATURE button
3 SPIN reduction button
4 EASY IRON button
5 EXTRA RINSE button
Table of symbols
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10
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Economy
Cotton + Prewash
+
Economy + Prewash
Synthetic
+
Synthetic + Prewash
+
Delicate + Prewash
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9 10
DELAY START button
Display
START/PAUSE button
DOOR LOCKED pilot light
TIME MANAGER buttons
Cotton
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Delicate
Wool
Handwash
Special programmes
Lingerie
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Silk
Jeans
Soak
Rinses
Drain
Spin/ Spin reduction
Delicate Spin
Temperature
Cold wash
Night Cycle
Rinse Hold
Easy iron
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Extra Rinse
Door locked
Delay Start
Time Manager
Programme Selector Dial
It allows you to switch the appliance on/off
and/or to select a programme.
Temperature
This button allows you to increase or decrease the washing temperature. At the position , the machine will perform a washing
cycle with cold water.
Spin Reduction
By pressing this button you can change the
spin speed of the selected programme or to
select Rinse Hold or Night Cycle option.
Night Cycle
By selecting this function the machine will not
drain the water of the last rinse and all spinning phases will be suppressed, so as not to
wrinkle the laundry. This washing cycle is
very quiet and it can be selected at night or
in times with a more economical power rate.
On some programmes the rinses will be performed with more water. Before opening the
door it will be necessary to empty out the
water. To empty out the water, please read
the paragraph «At the end of the programme».
Rinse hold
By selecting this function the water of the last
rinse is not emptied out to prevent the fabrics
from creasing. Before opening the door it will
be necessary to empty out the water. To
empty out the water, please read the paragraph «At the end of the programme».
this way ironing is easier. Furthermore the
machine will perform some additional rinses
in some programmes. On cotton programmes the maximum spin speed is reduced automatically.
Extra Rinse
This appliance is designed to save energy. If
it necessary to rinse the laundry using an extra quantity of water (extra rinse), select this
option. Some additional rinses will be performed. This option is recommended for
people who are allergic to detergents, and in
areas where the water is very soft.
Delay Start
The 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.
Start Pause
This button allows you to start or to interrupt
the selected programme.
Door locked pilot light
The pilot light 9 illuminates when the programme starts and indicates if the door can
be opened:
• light on: the door cannot be opened. The
machine in working or has stopped with
water left in the tub.
• light off: the door can be opened. The programme is finished or the water has been
emptied out.
• light flashing: the door is opening
Easy Iron
By selecting this option the laundry is gently
washed and spun to avoid any creasing. In
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Display
7.4
7.3
The display shows the following information:
7.1:
• Duration of the selected programme
After selecting a programme, the duration
is displayed in hours and minutes (for example
). 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 selected programme is displayed again.
• Alarm codes
In the event of operating problems, some
alarm codes can be displayed, for example
(see paragraph «What to do if...»).
• Incorrect option selection
If an option which is not compatible with
the set wash programme is selected, the
message Err is displayed at the bottom of
the display for a few seconds and the integrated red light of button 8 start flashing.
• End of programme
When the programme has finished three
flashing zeros (
)are displayed, after
7.1
7.2
some minutes the pilot light 9 and the pilot
light of button 8 go out and the door can
be opened.
7.2: Washing programme phase icons
• Wash
• Rinses
• Drain
• Spin
By selecting the wash programme, the programme phase icons corresponding to the
various phases making up the programme
are shown in the bottom part of the display.
After having pressed button 8 only the icon
of the running phase stays on.
7.3: Heating phase
During the washing cycle the display shows
a temperature icon indicating that the appliance has started the heating phase of the
water in the tub.
7.4: Soil degree icons
When selecting a programme on the display
appears an icon indicating the degree of soiling automatically proposed by the machine:
• Intensive
• Normal/Daily
• Light/Quick
• Super Quick
First use
• Ensure that the electrical and water
connections comply with the installation instructions.
• Remove the polystyrene block and
any material from the drum.
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• Pour 2 liters of water into the main
wash compartment
of the detergent drawer in order to activate the
ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at
the highest temperature 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 main wash compartment and start the machine.
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.
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.
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
or in the appropriate compartment
if the selected programme/option it requires
(see more details in «Detergent dispenser
drawer»).
Select the required programme by
turning the programme selector dial (1)
Turn the programme selector dial to the required programme. The washing machine
will propose a temperature and automatically
select the maximum spin value provided for
the programme you have chosen. You can
change these values by operating the corresponding buttons. The green pilot light of the
button 8 starts to flash.
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The selector dial can be turned either clockwise or counterclockwise. Turn to position
to reset programme/Switching the machine off.
At the end of the programme the selector dial must be turned to position
, to
switch the machine off.
Caution! If you turn the programme
selector dial to another programme
when the machine is working, the red
pilot light of button 8 will blink 3 times
and the message Err is displayed to
indicate a wrong selection. The machine
will not perform the new selected
programme.
Select the temperature by pressing
button 2
By selecting a programme, the appliance
proposes automatically a default temperature.
Press this button repeatedly to increase or
decrease the temperature, if you want your
laundry to be washed at a different temperature.
Reduce the spin speed by pressing
button 3
By selecting a programme, the appliance
proposes automatically the maximum spin
speed provided for that programme.
Press button 3 repeatedly to change the spin
speed, if you want your laundry to be spun at
a different speed. The relevant light illuminates.
Select the available option by pressing
buttons 3, 4 and 5
Depending on the selected programme, different functions can be combined before
pressing the button 8 . By selecting an option
the relevant pilot light illuminates.
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 few seconds.
For compatibility among the washing
programmes and the options see chapter «Washing Programmes».
Select the Delay Start by pressing
button 6
Before you start the programme, if you wish
to delay the start, press the button 6 repeatedly, to select the desired delay. The relevant
pilot light goes on.
The selected delay time value (up to 20
hours) will appear on the display 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.
You can cancel or modify the delay time at
any moment, before you press button 8 .
Selecting the delayed start:
1. Select the programme and the required
options.
2. Select the delay start by pressing the button 6 .
3. 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
pressed button 8 :
1. Set the washing machine to PAUSE by
pressing button 8 .
2. Press button 6 once until the symbol 0’ is
displayed
3. Press button 8 again to start the programme.
Important! The selected delay can be
changed only after selecting the washing
programme again.
The Delay Start can not be selected with
DRAIN programme.
Start the programme by pressing button
8
To start the selected programme, press the
button 8 , the green pilot light of the button
8 stops blinking.
To interrupt a programme which is running,
press the button 8 : the green pilot light starts
blinking.
To restart the programme from the point at
which it was interrupted, press the button 8
again . If you have chosen a delayed start,
the machine will begin the countdown. If an
incorrect option is selected, the red pilot light
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of the button 8 blinks for 3 times the message
Err is displayed for a few seconds.
Select the Time Manager option by
pressing buttons 10
By pressing these buttons repeatedly, the
duration of the washing cycle can be increased or decreased. The soil level icon will
appear on the display to indicate the chosen
degree of soil. This option is available only
with Cotton , Synthetic and Delicate programmes.
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 1)
For items used or
worn for a short time
1) We recommend you to reduce the load sizes
(see Washing programmes table).
Important! The Time Manager cannot be
selected with the Economy programmes.
The availability of these soil level icons
change according to the type of fabric as
shown in the following chart.
Fabric
Soil Level
Cottons
95°/90°C
X
X
X
X
X
X
60°C/50°C
X
X
X
X
X
X
40°C
X
X
X
X
X
X
30°C
X
X
X
X
X
X
Cold
X
X
X
X
X
X
60°C/50°C
X
X
X
X
40°C
X
X
X
X
30°C
X
X
X
X
Cold
X
X
X
X
40°C
X
X
X
X
30°C
X
X
X
X
Synthetics
Delicates
Fabric
Cold
Soil Level
X
X
X
X
Altering an option or a running
programme
It is possible to change some options before
the programme carries them out .
Before you make any change, you must
PAUSE the appliance by pressing the button
8 (if you wish to change the Time Manager
option, you must cancel the running programme and make your selection again).
Changing a running programme is possible
only by resetting it. Turn the programme selector dial to
and then to the new programme position. Start the new programme
by pressing the button 8 again. The washing
water in the tub will be not emptied out.
Interrupting a programme
Press the button 8 to interrupt a programme
which is running, the corresponding green
pilot light starts blinking.
Press the button again to restart the programme.
Cancelling a programme
Turn the selector dial to
to cancel a programme which is running.
You can select now a new programme.
Opening the door
After the programme has started (or during
the delay time) the door is locked, if you need
to open it, set first the machine to PAUSE by
pressing the button 8 .
After a few minutes the pilot light 9 goes out
and it is possible to open the door.
If this pilot light remains lit, this means that
the machine is already heating or that the
water level is too high. In any case, do not try
to force the door!
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 to
press button 8 .
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At the end of the programme
The machine stops automatically. Three
blinking zeros (
) appear on the display
and the pilot light of button 8 goes off.
If a programme or an option that ends with
water left in the tub has been selected, the
door remains locked to indicate that the water must be emptied out before opening the
door.
Follow the below instructions to empty out
the water:
1. Turn the programme selector dial to
.
2. Select the draining or spinning programme.
Stand by : once the programme has finished
after a few minutes the energy saving system
will be enabled. The brightness of the display
3. Reduce the spin speed if needed, by
pressing the relevant button.
4. Press button 8 .
At the end of the programme, the door is released and can be opened. Turn the programme selector dial to
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.
is reduced. By pressing any button the appliance will come out of the energy saving
status.
Helpful hints and tips
Sorting out 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
95° or 90°
for normally soiled white cottons and linen (e.g. tea cloths,
towels, tablecloths, sheets...)
60°/50°
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)
40°-30°Cold
for delicate items (e.g. net curtains), mixed laundry including
synthetic fibres and woollens
bearing the label «pure new
wool, machine washable, nonshrink»
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
washing 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:
The following weights are indicative:
bathrobe
1200 g
quilt cover
700 g
man’s work shirt
600 g
sheet, man’s pyjamas
500 g
tablecloth
250 g
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The following weights are indicative:
pillow case, towelling towel,
night dress, man’s shirt
200 g
tea cloth, ladies’ briefs, napkin, blouse, 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.
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 already have 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 acetone1), lay the garment on a soft cloth and
dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone as above,
then treat stains with methylated spirits.
Treat any residual marks 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 acetone1), 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.
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.
Your appliance incorporates a recirculation
system which allows an optimal use of the
concentrated detergent.
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations on quantities to use and do not
exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent
dispenser drawer .
Degrees of water hardness
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.
A water softener must be added when
water has a medium-high degree of
hardness (from degree of hardness II).
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
The quantity of detergent can then always be adjusted to degree of hardness
I (= soft).
Level
Characteristic
Degrees of water
hardness
German
°dH
French
°T.H.
1
soft
0-7
0-15
2
medium
8-14
16-25
3
hard
15-21
26-37
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Level
Characteristic
4
very hard
Degrees of water
hardness
German
°dH
French
°T.H.
> 21
> 37
Washing programmes
Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
Detergent
Compartment
COTTON
95°- Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W; 1400 rpm
for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 6 kg - Red. load 3 kg
For white and coloured cotton (normally soiled
items).
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE,
TIME MANAGER 1)
COTTON ECONOMY
95°-40°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W; 1400 rpm
for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 6 kg
White and fast coloured cotton .
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 to obtain
a good washing efficiency so saving energy.
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE
COTTON WITH PREWASH
+
95°-Cold
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W; 1400 rpm
for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 6 kg - Red. load 3 kg
For white or coloured cottons with prewash phase
(heavily soiled items).
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE,
TIME MANAGER 1)
2)
COTTON ECONOMY WITH PREWASH
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE
2)
+
95°-40°
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W; 1400 rpm
for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 6 kg
For white or coloured cottons with prewash phase.
This programme can be selected for normally soiled
cotton items with stains. The temperature will decrease
and the washing time will be extended.
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
Detergent
Compartment
SYNTHETIC
60°-Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 900 rpm
Max. load 3 kg - Red. load 1,5 kg
Synthetic or mixed fabrics: underwear, coloured garments, non-shrink shirts, blouses.
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE,
TIME MANAGER 1)
SYNTHETIC WITH PREWASH
+
60°-Cold
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 900 rpm
Max. load 3 kg - Red. load 1,5 kg
Synthetic or mixed fabrics with prewash phase: underwear, coloured garments, non-shrink shirts, blouses
(heavily soiled items).
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE,
TIME MANAGER 1)
SYNTHETIC ECONOMY
40°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 900 rpm
Max. load 3 kg
This programme can be selected for synthetics and
mixed fabric items. This allows to obtain a good washing efficiency so saving energy. The washing temperature is 40°C.
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE
SYNTHETIC ECONOMY WITH PREWASH
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE
2)
DELICATE WITH PREWASH
+
40°-Cold
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 700 rpm
Max. load 3 kg - Red. load 1,5 kg
Delicate fabrics: acrylics, viscose, polyester, with prewash phase.
RINSE HOLD, NIGHT
CYCLE, EXTRA
RINSE, TIME MANAGER 1)
2)
DELICATE
40°-Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 700 rpm
Max. load 3 kg - Red. load 1,5 kg
Delicate fabrics: acrylics, viscose, polyester.
RINSE HOLD, NIGHT
CYCLE, EXTRA
RINSE, TIME MANAGER 1)
+
40°
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 900 rpm
Max. load 3 kg
This programme can be selected for synthetics and
mixed fabric items with stains. This allows to obtain a
good washing efficiency by saving energy. The washing
temperature is 40°C.
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
WOOL
40°-Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (900 rpm for model EWF 12470W and for
model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 2 kg
Washing programme for machine washable wool as
well as for hand washable woollens and delicate fabrics.
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.
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE
HANDWASH
40°-Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (900 rpm for model EWF 12470W and for
model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 2 kg
Special programme for delicate fabrics with «hand
washing» care symbol..
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE
LINGERIE
40°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 900 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
This programme is suitable for very delicate items, as
lingerie, bras and underwear etc.
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE
SILK
30°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 700 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
Delicate washing programme suitable for silk and mixed
synthetic items.
RINSE HOLD, NIGHT
CYCLE
JEANS
40°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W and 900
rpm for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 3 kg
With this programme it is possible to wash items like
pants, shirts or jackets in Jeans and also jersey realized
with hi-tech materials. (The Extra Rinse option will be
activated automatically).
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
2)
SOAK
30°
Prewash - Soak for about 40 minutes - Stop with water
in the tub
Max. load 6 kg
Special programme for heavily soiled laundry. The machine performs a soak at 30°C. At the end of this time
the machine will stop automatically with water left in the
tub.
Before starting a new washing phase, it is necessary to
empty out the water by:
• Draining only : turn the programme selector dial to
Drain programme. (Press the button 8 ).
• Draining and spinning : turn the programme selector dial to programme Spin, reduce the spin speed by
means of button 3 , and then press button 8 .
Important! This programme cannot be used for very
delicate fabrics as silk or wool. Pour the detergent for
the soak programme into the compartment marked . At
the end of the soak (after having emptied out the water)
you can select the washing programme. (First turn the
, then to the programme
programme selector dial to
and press the button 8 ).
RINSES
Rinses - Long spin
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W; 1400 rpm
for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 6 kg
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.
The spin speed can be reduced.
Detergent
Compartment
SPIN, RINSE HOLD,
NIGHT CYCLE, EASY
IRON, EXTRA RINSE
DRAIN
Draining of water
Max. load 6 kg
For emptying out the water of the last rinse in programmes with the Rinse Hold and Night Cycle option
selected.
SPIN
Drain and long spin
Maximum spin speed 1000 rpm for model EWF
10470W (1200 rpm for model EWF 12470W; 1400 rpm
for model EWF 14470W)
Max. load 6 kg
Separate spin for hand washed garments and after programmes with the Rinse Hold and Night Cycle option
selected. You can choose the spin speed by pressing
the relevant button to adapt it to the fabrics to be spun.
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
Detergent
Compartment
DELICATE SPIN
Drain and short spin
Maximum spin speed 700 rpm
Max. load 3 kg
Separate short spin for delicate, synthetic, wool, silk
and hand washed garments.
/OFF
For cancelling the programme which is running or to
switch the machine off .
1) If you select the Super Quick option by pressing button 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.
2) If using liquid detergents, a programme without PREWASH must be selected.
Care and cleaning
Warning! 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.
External cleaning
Clean the exterior cabinet of the appliance
with soap and water only, and then dry thoroughly.
Important! Do not use methylated spirits,
solvents or similar products to clean the
cabinet.
Cleaning the dispenser drawer
The detergent dispenser drawer should be
cleaned regularly.
1. Remove the detergent dispenser drawer
by pulling it firmly. Remove any traces of
accumulated powder. To aid cleaning,
the top part of the additive compartment
should be removed.
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.
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2. Remove the conditioner insert from the
appropriate compartment.
2. Run a washing cycle without any washing
to clean off any cleaning agent residues.
Programme: Short Cotton Programme at
maximum temperature and add approx.
1/4 measuring cup of detergent.
Door seal
Check from time to time the door seal and
eliminate eventual possible objects that
could be trapped in the fold.
3. Clean all parts with water.
4. Put the conditioner insert in as far as it will
go, so that it is firmly in place
5. Clean all parts of the machine, especially
the nozzles in the top of the washing-in
chamber, with a brush.
Drain pump
The pump should be inspected regularly and
particularly 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:
1. Disconnect the appliance.
2. If necessary wait until the water has
cooled down.
3. Open the pump door.
6. 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.
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4. Place a container close to the pump to
collect any spillage.
5. Release the emergency emptying hose,
place it in the container and remove its
cap cover.
Warning!
6. When no more water comes out, unscrew the pump and remove it. Always
keep a rag nearby to dry up spillage of
water when removing the pump.
7. 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.
Cleaning the water inlet filters
If you notice that the machine is taking longer
to fill, check that the filter in the water inlet
hose is not blocked.
1. Turn off the water tap.
2. Unscrew the water inlet hose.
3. Clean the filter in the hose using a hard
bristle brush.
8. Refit the cap on the emergency emptying hose and place the latter back in its
seat.
9. Screw the pump fully in.
10. Close the pump door.
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4. Screw the hose back onto the tap.
5. Unscrew the hose from the machine.
Keep a rug nearby because some water
may flow.
6. Clean the filter in the valve with a stiff
brush or with the piece of cloth.
7. Screw the hose back to the machine and
make sure the connection is tight.
8. Turn on the water tap.
Emergency emptying out
If the water is not discharged, proceed as
follows to empty out the machine:
1. pull out the plug from the power socket;
2. close the water tap;
3. if necessary, wait until the water has
cooled down;
4. open the pump door;
5. 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;
6. clean the pump if necessary as previously
described;
7. replace the emergency emptying hose in
its seat after having plugged it;
8. screw the pump again and close the
door.
Frost precautions
If the machine is installed in a place where the
temperature could drop below 0°C, proceed
as follows:
1. close the water tap and unscrew the water inlet hose from the tap;
2. 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;
3. 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 ice forming and
consequently damage to the appliance.
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 device avoiding that
part of the detergent remains unused at next
washing.
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 pilot light of button 8 blinks, one of
the following alarm codes appears on the
display to indicate that the machine is not
working:
•
: problem with the water supply.
•
: problem with the water draining.
•
: door open.
Once the problem has been eliminated,
press the button 8 to restart the programme.
If after all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
The washing machine does not start:
The door has not been closed.
• Close firmly the door.
The plug is not properly inserted in the power
socket.
• Insert the plug into the power socket.
There is no power at the socket.
• Please check your domestic electrical installation.
The main fuse has blown.
• Replace the fuse.
The selector dial is not correctly positioned and
the button 8 has not been pressed.
• Please turn the selector dial and press the button 8 again.
The delay start has been selected.
• If the laundry is to be washed immediately,
cancel the delay start.
The machine does not fill:
The water tap is closed.
• Open the water tap.
The inlet hose is squashed or kinked.
• Check the inlet hose connection.
The filter in the inlet hose or the inlet valve filter are
blocked.
• Clean the water inlet filters (See "Cleaning the
water inlet filters" for more details).
The door is not properly closed.
• Close firmly the door.
The machine fills then empties immediately:
The end of the drain hose is too low.
• Refer to relevant paragraph in «Water drainage» section.
The machine does not empty and/or does not
spin:
The drain hose is squashed or kinked.
• Check the drain hose connection.
The drain filter is clogged.
• Clean the drain filter.
An option or a programme that ends with the water still in the tub or a that eliminates all the spinning phases has been selected.
• Disable the option.
• Select the draining or the spinning programme.
The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
There is water on the floor:
Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent (creates too much foam) has been used.
• Reduce the detergent quantity or use another
one.
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.
• Check the water inlet hose connection.
The drain hose is damaged.
• Change it with a new one.
The cap on the filter has not been replaced or the
filter has not been properly screwed in after cleaning action.
• Put the cap back on the filter or screw the filter
fully in.
Unsatisfactory washing results:
Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has
been used.
• Increase the detergent quantity or use another
one.
Stubborn stains have not been treated prior to
washing.
• Use commercial products to treat the stubborn
stains.
The correct temperature was not selected.
• Check if you have selected the correct temperature.
Excessive laundry load.
• Introduce into the drum less laundry.
The door will not open:
The programme is still running.
• Wait the end of washing cycle.
The door lock has not been released.
• Wait until the pilot light 9 has gone off.
There is water in the drum.
• Select drain or spin programme to empty out
the water.
The machine vibrates or is noisy:
The transit bolts and packing have not been removed.
• Check the correct installation of the appliance.
The support feet have not been adjusted
• Check the correct levelling of the appliance.
The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
Maybe there is very little laundry in the drum.
• Load more laundry.
Spinning starts late or the machine does not
spin:
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 some
minutes, the laundry is still not evenly distributed
in the drum, the machine will not spin.
• Redistribute the laundry.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
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.
No water is visible in the drum:
Machines based on modern technology operate
very economically using very little water without
affecting performance.
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number and purchase date of your machine:
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Technical data
Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Depth (Overall dimensions)
60 cm
85 cm
60 cm
63 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
Maximum
0,05 MPa
0,8 MPa
Maximum Load
Cotton
6 kg
Spin Speed
Maximum
1000 rpm (EWF 10470W)
1200 rpm (EWF 12470W)
1400 rpm (EWF 14470W)
Consumption values
Programme
Energy consumption
(KWh)
Water consumption
(litres)
White Cottons 95°
2.0
61
Cottons 60°
1.3
58
1.02
54
Cotton ECO 60°
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Programme duration
(Minutes)
For the duration of
the programmes,
please refer to the
display on the control panel.
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Programme
Energy consumption
(KWh)
Water consumption
(litres)
Cottons 40°
0.7
58
Synthetics 40°
0.5
50
Delicates 40°
0.55
60
Wool/ Handwash 30°
0.25
53
Programme duration
(Minutes)
1) «Cotton Eco» at 60°C with a load of 6 kg is the reference programme for the data entered in the energy
label, in compliance with EEC 92/75 standards.
The consumption data shown on this chart is to be considered purely indicative, as it
may vary depending on the quantity and type of laundry, on the inlet water temperature
and on the ambient temperature.
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.
3. Unscrew the three bolts.
2. Remove the power supply cable and the
draining and inlet hose from the hose
holders on the rear of the appliance.
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4. Slide out the relevant plastic spacers.
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.
5. Open the porthole and remove the polystyrene block fitted on the door seal.
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. Level the washing machine by raising or lowering the feet. The feet
may be tight to adjust as they incorporate a
self locking nut, but 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. Accurate
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levelling prevents vibration, noise and displacement of the machine during operation.
Angle the hose to the left or right depending on the position of your water tap.
Caution! Never place cardboard, wood
or similar materials under the machine to
compensate for any unevenness in the
floor.
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.
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 inlet
Warning! This appliance must be
connected to a cold water supply.
1. Connect the water inlet hose supplied
with the machine to a tap with a 3/4"
thread. Always use the hose supplied
with the appliance.
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.
Water drainage
The end of the drain hose can be positioned
in three ways.
Important! Do not use the hose from
your previous machine to connect to the
water supply.
2. The other end of the inlet hose which
connects to the machine can be turned
as showed in the picture.
Do not
place
the inlet hose downwards. Manuals
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• 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.
• In a sink drain pipe branch. This branch
must be above the trap so that the bend is
at least 60 cm above the ground.
• 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. The drain hose
must not be kinked.
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.
Electrical connection
Information on the electrical connection is
given on the rating plate on the inner edge of
the appliance door.
Check that your domestic electrical installation can take the maximum load required, also taking into account any other appliances
in use.
The manufacturer does not accept
any responsibility for damage or
injury through failure to comply with
the above safety precaution.
The power supply cable must be
easily accessible after installing the
machine.
Connect the machine to an earthed
socket.
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Should the appliance power supply
cable need to be replaced, this must
be carried out by a Service Centre.
Environment concerns
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.
Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol
recyclable.
>PE<=polyethylene
>PS<=polystyrene
>PP<=polypropylene
are
This means that they can be recycled by disposing of them properly in appropriate collection containers.
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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