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Operating and installation instructions
for washer-extractor
PW 6055
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the appliance it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
G
M.-Nr. 06 523 530
Caring for the environment
Disposing of the packing
material
The transport and protective packing
has been selected from materials which
are environmentally friendly for disposal
and can normally be recycled.
Ensure that any plastic wrappings,
bags, etc. are disposed of safely and
kept out of the reach of babies and
young children. Danger of suffocation.
Rather than just throwing these
materials away, please ensure that they
are offered for recycling.
Disposal of your old machine
Electrical and electronic machines
often contain materials which, if
handled or disposed of incorrectly,
could be potentially hazardous to
human health and to the environment.
They are, however, essential for the
correct functioning of your machine.
Please do not therefore dispose or it
with your household waste.
It should be disconnected from the
mains supply by a competent person.
The cable should be cut off directly
behind it to prevent misuse. See the
"Warning and Safety" section of this
booklet for further details.
Energy saving tips
Energy and water consumption
– Water consumption and energy
usage are determined by the size of
the load.
To make the most out of your
machine load the maximum dry load
for the programme you are using.
– If smaller loads are washed using the
Cottons programmes, the automatic
load recognition system will reduce
the amount of water, time and energy
used.
Detergent
– Do not exceed the amounts of
detergent recommended by the
manufacturer on the packaging.
– Reduce the amount of detergent for
smaller loads.
Please dispose of it at your local
community waste collection/recycling
centre, and ensure that it presents no
danger to children while being stored
for disposal.
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Contents
Caring for the environment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Disposing of the packing material . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Disposal of your old machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Energy saving tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2
Warning and Safety instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
Operating the washer-extractor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Displays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Before using for the first time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
How to wash correctly . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Brief instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
Spinning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Final spin speed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Rinse and interim spin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Programme chart . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Programme sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Garment care label symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Changing the programme sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Altering a programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Cancelling a programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Adding or removing laundry after a programme has started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Detergent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
Water softeners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Washing with several components . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
External dispensing system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
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Contents
Fabric conditioners and liquid starch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Automatic dispensing of fabric conditioner or liquid starch to laundry
at the end of a programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Colour run and dye removers / dyes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29
Cleaning and care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
Cleaning the water inlet filters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Problem solving guide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
What to do, if . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
The programme does not start . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
General problems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
An unsatisfactory wash result . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
The drum door cannot be opened by pressing the a button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36
Opening the drum door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/or
power failure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37
Changing the lamp for the drum lighting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
After sales service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
PC / Optical interface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Optional accessories . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Installation and connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Front view. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
Rear view . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Installation on a raised plinth . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Washer-dryer stack . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Payment system. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Installation surface. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Installing the washer-extractor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Removing the transit fittings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Re-fitting the transit bars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Levelling the machine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
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Contents
Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Connection to the cold water supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49
Connection to the hot water supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Connection to drainage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Machines with a drain pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Drain valve version . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51
Electrical connection U.K. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52
Technical data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 53
Settings menu J . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
To open the Settings menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Language J . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Water plus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Suds cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57
Time of day . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Display contrast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Display brightness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
Standby . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Temperature units . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 59
Settings/Supervisor level menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
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Warning and Safety instructions
To avoid the risk of accidents and
damage to the machine please read
these operating instructions carefully
before using it for the first time. They
contain important information on its
safety, use and maintenance.
Keep these instructions in a safe
place and ensure that new users are
familiar with the content. Pass them
on to any future owner of the
machine.
Correct use
Only use this washer-extractor to
wash items which are specified by
the manufacturer to be
machine-washable on the wash-care
label, and textiles composed of
hand-washable wool or wool blend
fabrics as well as satin, lace, silk and
other hand-washable garments. Any
other applications may be dangerous.
The manufacturer is not liable for
damage resulting from improper use or
operation.
Technical safety
Before setting up the machine,
check it for any externally visible
damage.
Do not install or use a damaged
machine.
Before connecting the machine,
ensure that the connection data on
the data plate (voltage and connected
load) match the mains electricity
supply. If in any doubt, consult a
qualified electrician.
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The electrical safety of this
machine can only be guaranteed
when continuity is complete between
the machine and an effective earthing
system which complies with local and
national safety regulations. It is most
important that this basic safety
requirement is present and regularly
tested, and where there is any doubt
the on-site wiring system should be
inspected by a qualified electrician.
The manufacturer cannot be held liable
for the consequences of an inadequate
earthing system (e.g. electric shock).
Do not connect the machine to the
mains electricity supply by an
extension lead. Extension leads do not
guarantee the required safety of the
machine (e.g. danger of overheating).
The machine is built in accordance
with current safety requirements.
Unauthorised repairs could result in
unforeseen dangers for the user, for
which the manufacturer cannot accept
liability. Repairs should only be
undertaken by a Miele approved
technician.
Ensure current is not supplied to the
machine until after maintenance or
repair work has been carried out.
In the even of a fault or for cleaning
purposes, the machine is only
completely isolated from the electricity
supply when:
– it is switched off at the mains, or
– the mains fuse is withdrawn.
Warning and Safety instructions
This machine must only be
connected to the on-site water
supply using a new hose kit. Old hoses
must not be re-used. Check the hose
regularly for signs of wear. Change in
good time to avoid the risk of leaks and
subsequent damage.
Faulty components must only be
replaced by genuine Miele original
spare parts. Only when these parts are
fitted can the safety standards of the
machine be guaranteed.
If the connection cable is faulty it
must only be replaced by a Miele
approved service technician to protect
the user from danger.
In countries where there are areas
which may be subject to infestation
by cockroaches or other vermin, pay
particular attention to keeping the
machine and its surroundings in a
clean condition at all times. Any
damage which may be caused by
cockroaches or other vermin will not be
covered by the machine guarantee.
Use
This equipment may only be used
in mobile installations such as
ships, caravans, aircraft etc. if a risk
assessment of the installation has been
carried out by a suitably qualified
engineer.
Before using the machine for the
first time, check that the transit
fitting at the rear of the machine has
been removed (see section on
"Installation"). During spinning, a transit
fitting which is still in place may result in
damage to both the machine and
adjacent furniture or appliances.
Turn off the stopcock if the
machine is to be left for any length
of time (e.g. holiday), especially if there
is no floor drain (gully) in the immediate
vicinity.
Flooding danger.
If hooking the drain hose of a drain
pump machine into a wash basin,
check that the water can drain off
quickly enough to prevent the sink from
overflowing. Make sure the drain hose
is secure, so that the force of the water
flowing out of the hose does not
dislodge it. Otherwise this will result in
flooding.
Take care to ensure that foreign
objects (e.g. nails, pins, coins,
paper clips) do not find their way into
the machine with the laundry. These
may damage components of the
machine (e.g. suds container, drum),
which in turn can result in damage to
the laundry.
Do not install this machine in rooms
where temperatures below freezing
may occur. Frozen hoses may burst
under pressure. The reliability of the
electronic control unit may be impaired
at temperatures below freezing point.
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Warning and Safety instructions
If the correct amount of detergent
is dispensed, the machine should
not need to be descaled. If, however,
you do wish to descale the machine
only use proprietary non-corrosive
descaling agents and strictly observe
the instructions on the packaging. If in
doubt contact the Miele Professional
Dept. or your Miele Dealer.
Textiles which have been
pre-treated in solvent based
cleaning agents must be thoroughly
rinsed in clean water before being
washed in the machine.
Never use solvent based cleaning
agents in this machine, as this may
result in damage to component parts
and create toxic fumes. Such
detergents also pose a fire and
explosion hazard.
Only use dyes specified by the
manufacturer as being suitable for
use in a washing machine. Always
observe the manufacturer's instructions
carefully.
Colour run and dye removers
contain sulphur compounds which
can cause damage such as corrosion.
Do not use these products in this
machine.
Avoid contact of stainless steel
surfaces (front, lid, casing) with
liquid cleaning and disinfecting agents
which contain chlorine or sodium
hypochlorite. These agents can have a
corrosive effect on stainless steel.
Aggressive vapours containing chlorine
bleach can also be corrosive. Do not
store open containers or these agents
near the machine.
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Safety with children
This machine is not a toy! To avoid
the risk of injury do not allow
children to play on or near it or to play
with the controls. Supervise its use by
the elderly or infirm, and supervise
children whilst you are operating the
machine.
For machines with a 'porthole'
door, remember that the porthole
glass will be hot when washing at very
high temperatures.
Do not let children touch it.
Accessories
Accessory parts may only be fitted
when expressly approved by Miele.
If other parts are used, guarantee,
performance and product liability
claims will be invalidated.
Disposal of your old machine
Before discarding an old machine
disconnect it from the electricity
supply. Cut off the cable directly behind
the machine to prevent misuse. This
should be done by a competent
person.
The manufacturer cannot be held
liable for damage caused by
non-compliance with these Warning
and Safety instructions.
Operating the washer-extractor
Control panel
a Display
See the following pages for more information.
b Start button
c PC / Optical interface
This is used by service technicians to run diagnostic checks on your machine
and can also be used to update programming data in the future.
d Multi-function selector
This is used to select menu options (by turning it) and to confirm your selection
(by pressing it).
e a button
Opens the machine door.
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Operating the washer-extractor
Displays
Entry menu
The machine is on standby if the display remains dark when
you switch the machine on. Press the multi-function selector.
Welcome
Please select
Language F...
Programme selection...
The entry menu will appear with Programme selection
highlighted. Press the multi-function selector. The
Programme selection menu will appear.
Programme selection menu
Cottons Hygiene 95°C
Minimum iron
40°C
Cottons Uni.
60°C
Minimum iron
30°C
Cottons Uni.
40°C
Denim
40°C
Minimum iron
60°C
Delicates
30°C H
If you do not make a selection within approx. 20 seconds,
the display will revert to the main menu.
Multi-function selector
Turning the multi-function selector moves the highlighting to
the next option.
Pressing the multi-function selector selects the highlighted
option.
You can use the multi-function selector to select any
programme. The highlighting will move up or down
depending on the direction the multi-function selector is
turned in. The HV arrows on the right of the display, indicate
further options. Pressing the multi-function selector takes you
to the main menu of the wash programme selected.
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Operating the washer-extractor
Wash programme main menu
Cottons Uni.
60°C
1400 rpm
Duration 0:45 h
Pre-wash
Back A
The main menu shows the temperature and spin speed for
the wash programme selected. The Pre-wash extra option is
highlighted. Press the multi-function selector to deselect /
select Pre-wash.
To return to the Programme selection menu turn the
multi-function selector to highlight Back and then press the
multi-function selector to confirm your selection.
Settings menu
The Settings menu is used to alter the washing machine's
electronics to suit different requirements. See "Settings
menu" for more details.
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Before using for the first time
Before using the machine for the first time ensure that it is
correctly installed and connected. See "Installation and
connection". Also check that the drain filter is securely
tightened to prevent the risk of water leaks during use.
For safety reasons spinning is not possible until the machine
has been prepared for using for the first time. To activate the
spinning function you must run a wash programme without
laundry and without detergent.
^ Open the stopcocks.
Welcome screen
When the washer-extractor is switched on for the first time, a
welcome screen will appear.
M
PROFESSIONAL
Welcome
The welcome screen will not appear again once a
programme lasting longer than one hour has been
completed.
After four seconds the display will change to the screen for
setting the language.
Sprache J
Settings
èeština
Language F
dansk
deutsch
english
H
^ Select the language you want and confirm your selection.
Setting the time of day
Set the hour with the multi-function selector and confirm this
setting. Then set the minutes. Confirm the selection again to
save the time of day in memory.
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Before using for the first time
Reminder to remove transport struts
The machine will remind you to remove the transport struts.
^ Remove the transport struts (if this has not already been
done by your fitter). Then press the multi-function selector
to confirm that this has been done.
Running your first programme
Welcome
Please select
Language F...
Programme selection...
^ Turn the multi-function selector until Programme selection is
highlighted and then press the multi-function selector to
confirm your selection.
^ Select Cottons Uni. 60°C and confirm your selection.
The main menu for
Cottons Uni.
will appear.
60°C
1400 rpm
Duration 0:45 h
Pre-wash
Back A
^ Press the flashing Start button (the machine door must be
closed).
When this programme has finished, your machine is ready for
using for the first time.
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How to wash correctly
Brief instructions
The headings numbered A, B, C, . . .
show the operating sequence and can
be used as brief instructions.
A Sort the laundry
,Do not use solvent-based
cleaning agents in this machine.
^ Sort the laundry by colour and by
care label. Most garments have a
textile care label in the collar or side
seam.
Dark textiles often contain excess dye
and should be washed separately
several times before being included in
a mixed load. Always wash whites and
coloureds separately.
– Curtains: Remove lead weights first
or place in a laundry bag.
– Underwiring and collar stiffeners:
Any loose wiring in bras, shirt collar
stiffeners, etc. should be removed or
sewn in.
^ Empty all pockets.
,Foreign objects (e.g. nails,
coins, paper clips, etc.) can cause
damage to garments and
components in the machine.
Removing marks
^ Badly soiled areas, stains etc. should
be removed as soon as possible,
preferably whilst still fresh. Spillages
should be carefully dabbed off using
a soft colourfast cloth. Do not rub!
Badly soiled areas can be pre-treated
with liquid detergent, stain removers
etc. first, following the manufacturer's
instructions. With particularly stubborn
stains ask your dry cleaner for advice.
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– Knitted garments, trousers and
jeans, T-shirts and sweat shirts: Turn
inside out, if recommended by the
manufacturer.
– Close any zips, fasten hooks and
eyes etc before washing.
– Fasten duvet covers etc. to prevent
small items from being rolled up
inside them.
Do not wash any items in this machine
which are specified by the
manufacturer as not washable on the
care label (h symbol).
How to wash correctly
B Load the drum
C Select a language
^ Press the a button and open the
drum door.
^ Select the language you want.
The interior drum lighting will come on.
^ Unfold the laundry and load loosely
in the drum. Mixing both large and
small items gives better wash results
and also helps distribute the load
evenly during spinning.
The most efficient use of energy and
water is achieved when a full load is
washed. However, do not overload as
this causes creases and reduces
cleaning efficiency.
^ Shut the door with a gentle swing.
D Select a programme
Select a programme from the
Programme selection menu.
^ If Pre-wash is available for the
programme, select it if wished.
Payment system
If your machine has a payment system,
the amount of credit required will
appear in the display.
Credit will be lost if the door is
opened or the programme cancelled
after it has started.
Make sure that no garments are
caught between the drum door and
seal.
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How to wash correctly
E Add detergent
Take the level of soiling and water
hardness into account. It is important to
dispense the correct amount, because
too little detergent results in:
– Laundry not getting properly clean
and with time it may become grey
and hard to the touch.
– Greasy particles clinging to the
laundry.
– Limescale deposits on the heater
elements.
too much detergent results in:
– Excessive foam which causes a low
level of agitation and poor wash,
rinse and spin results.
– A burden to the environment.
See "Detergent" for further information.
^ Pull out the detergent drawer and
add detergent to the compartments
as follows:
i = Detergent for the pre-wash
(1/4 of the total amount
recommended). This
compartment is also used for
starch formulations when
starching separately.
j = Detergent for the main wash
§
= Fabric conditioner or liquid
starch
^ Close the detergent drawer.
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How to wash correctly
F Start the programme
The Start button will flash as soon as a
programme can be started.
^ Press the Start button.
The Start button will light up.
Check that all items have been
removed from the drum. Items left in
the drum could discolour other items
in the next wash or become
discoloured themselves.
The estimated programme duration will
appear in the display. This will count
down in one minute steps. During the
first 10 minutes the machine measures
how much water is being absorbed by
the laundry. The programme duration
may be shorter depending on this
absorbency rate.
The programme sequence is also
shown in the display. The
washer-extractor shows you when each
section of the programme is reached.
The drum lighting switches off once the
programme has started.
G Remove the laundry
Only remove laundry from the
machine once the drum has
stopped turning. Reaching into a
moving drum is extremely
dangerous and could result in injury.
^ Check the folds in the door seal for
any small articles, e.g. buttons which
might be lodged there.
^ Close the drum door. Otherwise there
is the danger of objects being placed
inadvertently in the drum. If these
remained unnoticed and were
washed in the next load, they could
damage the laundry.
If laundry is not removed immediately
the programme has finished, the
anti-crease phase will begin and the
drum will turn at intervals to help
prevent creasing.
Anti-crease will flash alternately with
Finish in the display to indicate that the
programme has finished.
^ Press the a button to open the
drum door.
^ Remove the laundry.
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Spinning
Final spin speed
The maximum final spin speed is
determined by the individual
programme and cannot be changed.
See chart.
Programme
rpm
Cottons Hygiene
1400
Cottons Uni.
1400
Minimum iron
1000
Denim
900
Delicates
600
Woollens
1200
Kitchen linen*
1400
Table linen*
1200
Curtains*
400
Pillows*
1400
Outerwear*
900
Proofing*
800
Spin
1400
* = These programmes can be selected
from the Settings/Supervisor level
menu, if this has been activated by a
Miele service technician or authorised
dealer.
Rinse and interim spin
There is a spin after the main wash and
between the rinses. You cannot alter
this spin speed either.
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Programme chart
9
Cottons Hygiene 95°C
Fabric type
Cottons, linens or cotton mix fabrics.
Detergent
Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid
detergent, tablet detergent and liquid tab detergent.
Max. load
5.5 kg
678
Cottons Uni. 40°C, 60°C
Fabric type
Cottons or cotton mix fabrics, e.g. T-shirts, trousers.
Note
– For dark coloured fabrics use a detergent for coloured fabrics,
or liquid detergent.
Detergent
Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid
detergent, tablet detergent and liquid tab detergent.
Max. load
5.5 kg
Minimum iron 30°C, 40°C, 60°C
678124
Fabric type
Synthetics, mixed fibres and easy care cottons.
Detergent
Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid
detergent, detergent for delicates, tablet detergent and liquid tab
detergent.
Max. load
3.0 kg
Denim 40°C
Note
– Wash denim inside out.
– Denim often contains excess dye and will run during the first
few washes. Wash light and dark coloured items separately.
Detergent
Liquid detergent for coloured fabrics.
Max. load
3.0 kg
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Programme chart
Delicates 30°C
Fabric type
For delicate garments made of synthetic fibres, mixed fibres,
rayon and easy care cottons.
Detergent
Liquid detergent for delicates.
Max. load
2.0 kg
Woollens / 30°C
1
c
Fabric type
Machine-washable or hand-washable wool or wool blend fabrics.
Detergent
Liquid detergent for machine-washable woollens.
Max. load
2.0 kg
Drain
For draining water from the machine.
Spin
For spinning garments. Please make sure you select the appropriate spin speed.
Max. load
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5.5 kg
Programme chart
Further programmes
The following programmes can be selected from the Settings/Supervisor level
menu, if they have been activated by a Miele service technician.
Kitchen linen 60°C
Item
Kitchen linen made from cotton and linen fabrics, e.g. chef's
whites, catering uniforms, serving cloths, floor cloths.
Note
Select Pre-wash for stubborn soiling. Use a detergent
containing enzymes for the pre-wash.
Detergent
Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid
detergent, tablet detergent and liquid tab detergent.
Max. load
3.0 kg
Table linen 40°C
Item
Cotton, linen and mixed fibre table linen, such as tablecloths
and napkins.
Note
Use a detergent containing enzymes for stubborn soiling.
Detergent
Powder detergent, detergent for coloured fabrics, liquid
detergent, tablet detergent and liquid tab detergent.
Max. load
5.5 kg
Curtains 30°C
Item
Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine-washable
by the manufacturer. A pre-rinse without detergent is carried out
automatically to remove dust.
Detergent
All purpose powder detergent, powder detergent for coloured
fabrics.
Max. load
2.5 kg
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Programme chart
Pillows 60°C
Item
Washable pillows with feather, down or synthetic fillings.
Note
Please observe the instructions on the wash care label.
Detergent
Liquid detergent
Max. load
2 pillows (40 x 80 cm) or 1 pillow (80 x 80 cm)
Outerwear 40°C
Item
Outerwear made from micro-fibres such as Gore-Tex®,
Sympatex®, Windstopper® etc.
Note
– Zip up jackets before washing.
– Do not use fabric conditioner.
Detergent
Specialist detergent.
Max. load
3.0 kg
Proofing 30°C
Item
For treating microfibre fabrics, ski wear, fine closeweave cotton
garments (poplin) or tablecloths to provide a water and dirt
resistant finish.
Note
– The items should be freshly washed and spun or dried before
proofing.
– For best results, the items should be heat-treated afterwards,
either in a tumble dryer or by ironing.
Proofing
agent
– Only use proofing agents which are stated by the manufacturer
as being "suitable for use on membrane textiles" as these
consist of fluorochemical compounds. Do not use proofing
agents which contain paraffin.
– Place the container for liquid detergent in compartment j
and add proofing agent.
Max. load
3.0 kg
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Programme sequence
Main wash
Rinses
Spinning
Water
level
Wash
rhythm
Water
level
Rinses
Spinning
Final spin
Cottons Hygiene
d
a
(
2
L
L
Cottons Uni.
d
a
(
2
L
L
Minimum iron
d
a
(
2
L
L
Denim
(
a
(
3
–
L
Delicates
e
b
e
2
–
L
Woollens /
(
c
(
2
L
L
Kitchen linen*
(
a
(
2
L
L
Table linen*
(
a
(
2
L
L
(
a
(
3
–
L
Curtains *
(
a
(
3
–
L
Outerwear*
(
b
e
3
L3)
L
–
–
(
1
L
L
1)
Pillows *
2)
Proofing*
d = Low water level
( = Medium water level
e = High water level
a= Normal wash rhythm
b= Gentle action
c= Woollens
See the following page for more information about the programme sequences.
* = These programmes can be selected from the Settings/Supervisor level menu,
if this has been activated by a Miele service technician or authorised dealer.
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Programme sequence
This machine has fully electronic
controls with automatic load
recognition. It takes in the right amount
of water required for the programme
depending on the amount of laundry
and its absorbency rate. This means
that programme cycles and durations
can vary.
The programme sequences outlined in
the chart are based on the basic
programme with a full load. Extra
options which can be selected have not
been taken into account.
Special features in the programme
sequences:
Anti-crease:
At the end of every programme, with
the exception of the Woollens
programme, the drum continues to turn
at intervals for up to 30 minutes to help
prevent creasing. The door can be
opened and laundry removed at any
time during the anti-crease phase.
1)
Run-up to spin: A run-up to spin is
carried out before the wash process
begins to deflate air from the pillows.
Subsequent water intake for the main
wash is through compartment j.
2)
Pre-rinse: A Pre-rinse without
detergent is carried out automatically
to remove dust.
3)
In the Outerwear programme,
laundry is only spun after the main
wash.
The programme sequence display
shows the stage the programme has
reached.
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Garment care label symbols
/
Hand wash (If no temperature
is specified use the lowest
temperature or cold)
h
Do not wash
apf Dry clean
D
Do not dry clean
y
Suitable for chlorine
bleaching
z
Do not use chlorine bleach
Tumble dry
q
At normal temperature
r
At low temperature
s
Do not tumble dry
Ironing
I
Hot iron
H
Medium hot iron
G
Cool iron
J
Do not iron
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Changing the programme sequence
Altering a programme
Please note:
After the start of a programme it is no
longer possible to select a different
programme. You will need to cancel the
current programme before you can
select a new one.
Once a programme has started the
machine cannot recognise any
adjustment to the load.
Cancelling a programme
You can cancel a programme at any
time after it has started. Turn the
multi-function selector until Cancel is
highlighted and then press the
multi-function selector to confirm your
selection.
For this reason, if laundry is added or
removed after the start of a programme,
the machine will always complete the
programme cycle assuming a full load
which can lead to an increase in the
programme duration shown in the
display.
The door cannot be opened, if:
– the suds temperature is above 55°C.
The suds will be pumped away.
– the water is above a certain level.
^ Open the drum door before starting a
new programme.
– the programme has reached the
Final spin stage.
If your machine is fitted with a
payment system, it will lock after
three minutes and it is then no
longer possible to cancel the
programme.
Adding or removing laundry
after a programme has started
In some programmes you can add or
remove laundry up to three minutes
after the start of the programme.
^ Press the door button a to open the
drum door.
^ Add or remove items.
^ Close the drum door.
The programme will continue
automatically.
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The machine locks after three
minutes. It is then no longer possible
to open the door.
Detergent
All modern detergents produced for
automatic washing machines are
suitable, including liquid, compact
(concentrated), tablets and special
application detergents. Use dispensing
aids, e.g. balls, if these are supplied
with the detergent. Tablets are suitable
for full loads but note that it may be
impractical to reduce tablets by
proportion to suit smaller loads. Some
tablets do not dissolve as rapidly as
others and may not be suitable for
programmes with short durations.
Woollens and knitwear containing wool
mixtures and hand-washable garments
should be washed using a detergent
specifically designed for washing
woollens.
The right amount to dispense will
depend on the following:
– The soiling level of the laundry
Lightly soiled No visible dirt or stains.
Possibly slight body odour.
Normally soiled Visibly dirty and/or
just a few slight stains.
Heavily soiled Stains and soiling
clearly visible.
– The water hardness level. Check with
your local water supplier if you do not
know the hardness level in your area.
– The quantity of the laundry (add the
recommended amount of detergent).
Instructions for use and recommended
amounts for a full load are given on the
detergent packaging.
Liquid detergent should be dispensed
using a ball provided by the
manufacturer for programmes without a
pre-wash.
When using liquid detergent for
programmes with a pre-wash you will
need to purchase a special container
from the Miele Spare Parts Department
which sits in the main wash
compartment j of the detergent
dispenser drawer. Add liquid detergent
to this container for the main wash and
to compartment i for the pre-wash.
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Detergent
Water softeners
External dispensing system
A water softener can be used to cut
down on the use of detergents in hard
water areas. Dispense according to the
amount specified on the packaging.
First add detergent and then the water
softener.
This machine is suitable for connecting
to an external dispensing system. A
conversion kit is required which must
be fitted by a Miele approved service
technician.
Use a quantity of detergent as for soft
water.
Miele do not recommend connecting
the machine to an on-site water
softener.
Washing with several
components
If you wash using several components
(e.g. special application detergents),
we recommend always dispensing the
agents into compartment j in the
following order:
1. Detergent
2. Water softeners
3. Stain remover
This way the agents are distributed
more evenly.
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Detergent
Fabric conditioners and liquid
starch
Fabric conditioners make garments soft
to handle and help prevent static cling
when tumble drying.
If starching frequently, clean the
dispenser compartment and
especially the siphon tube and
conditioner channel regularly. See
"Cleaning the detergent dispenser
drawer".
Starch stiffens and gives body to items
of laundry, e.g. shirts, tablecloths and
bed linen.
Colour run and dye removers / dyes
^ Dispense according to the amount
specified on the packaging.
^ Do not use colour run or dye
removers in this machine.
Automatic dispensing of fabric
conditioner or liquid starch to
laundry at the end of a programme
^ Dyes suitable for use in a washing
machine can be used. However,
please note that the salt used in the
dyeing process can cause corrosion
to stainless steel components in the
machine if you dye frequently. Always
observe the manufacturer's
instructions carefully.
External dispensing system
This machine is suitable for connecting
to an external dispensing system. A
conversion kit is required which must
be fitted by a Miele approved service
technician.
^ Add the fabric conditioner or liquid
starch to compartment §. Do not
exceed the maximum level mark.
It will be automatically dispensed in the
last rinse. At the end of the programme
a small amount of water remains in the
fabric conditioner compartment §.
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Cleaning and care
,Disconnect the machine from the
mains electricity supply.
^ Clean the casing with a mild
non-abrasive detergent or soap and
water. Wipe dry with a soft cloth.
^ Clean the fascia panel with a damp
cloth and wipe dry with a soft cloth.
^ The drum and any other stainless
steel components can be cleaned
using a suitable proprietary
stainless-steel cleaning agent
following the manufacturer's
instructions on the packaging.
E-Cloth
A microfibre "E-Cloth" is available from
the Miele UK Spare Parts Department
which is suitable for cleaning surfaces
such as stainless steel, glass, plastic
and chrome without the use of
chemicals.
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Extra cleaning
Carry out a hot wash (70°C or above)
with powder detergent approx. every 6
weeks to help prevent deposits building
up in the machine. These can occur
when washing is mainly done at low
temperatures and also lead to
unpleasant smells.
,Do not use solvents, abrasive
cleaners, glass cleaners or
all-purpose cleaning agents.
These might damage plastic
surfaces and other components
because of the chemicals they
contain.
Cleaning and care
Cleaning the detergent dispenser
drawer
Remove detergent residues regularly.
^ Clean the siphon.
^ Pull out the detergent dispenser
drawer until a resistance is felt. Press
down the release catch and at the
same time pull the drawer right out of
the machine.
^ Clean the detergent drawer with
warm water.
1. Remove the siphon from
compartment § and rinse under
warm running water. Clean the
siphon tube in the same way.
2. Replace the siphon.
,Do not use a hose to wash the
machine down.
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Cleaning and care
Cleaning the water inlet filters
The machine has two filters to protect
the water inlet valve. These filters
should be checked every six months or
so, or more often if there are frequent
interruptions to the external water
supply.
To clean the filter in the inlet hose:
^ First turn off the stopcock.
Turn on the stopcock and check the
connection is watertight. If water
drips out, tighten the connection.
To clean the filter in the water inlet
valve:
^ Using pliers, carefully loosen the
ribbed plastic nut on the inlet valve
and unscrew.
^ Unscrew the threaded union
connecting the free end of the inlet
hose to the stopcock.
^ Use pointed nose pliers to withdraw
the plastic filter by the bar (see
illustration). Clean, put back and
secure.
^ Remove the rubber seal 1 from the
recess.
^ Using pointed pliers, take hold of the
plastic filter bar 2 and remove.
^ Clean the plastic filter.
^ Put the filter and seal back in the
reverse order and reconnect the
hose.
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The two filters must be put back in
place after cleaning.
Problem solving guide
What to do, if . . .
With the help of the following notes, minor faults in the performance of the
machine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be put right
without contacting the Service Department.
,Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a
suitably qualified person in accordance with local and national safety
regulations. Repairs and other work by unqualified persons could be
dangerous. The manufacturer cannot be held liable for unauthorised work.
The programme does not start
Problem
The display remains
dark.
Possible cause
There is no power to
the machine.
Remedy
Check whether
– the electricity supply to the
machine is switched on.
– the fuse or circuit breaker
has tripped.
There is a fault
A programme cannot – Note what is shown in the
display.
message in the display. be started while there
is a fault message in – Press the multi-function
the display.
selector (which will confirm
the message). The fault
message will be deleted.
The display is dark and
the Start button is
flashing slowly.
Press the multi-fuction
The display has
selector. Standby comes to
switched off
automatically to save an end.
energy (Standby
mode).
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Problem solving guide
General problems
Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
The machine shakes
during the spin cycle.
The machine feet are not
level.
The pump makes
strange noises.
This is not a fault! These noises occur at the end of a
pump sequence as a normal part of the operation.
Large amounts of
detergent residue
remain in the
detergent dispenser
drawer.
The water supply pressure is Clean the filter in the
too low.
water inlet.
Powder detergent used in
conjunction with water
softeners tends to become
sticky.
Fabric conditioner is
The siphon tube is not
correctly positioned or is
not completely
clogged up.
dispensed or too
much water remains in
the § compartment.
The display is in a
different language.
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Level the machine (see
"Installation").
In future, add washing
powder into the
dispenser drawer first,
and then add the water
softener.
Clean the siphon, (see
"Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent
dispenser drawer").
A different language has
Set the language you
been selected in "Settings J" want. The flag symbol
"Language J".
will guide you.
Problem solving guide
An unsatisfactory wash result
Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
Liquid detergent
does not give the
required result.
Liquid detergents
usually contain no
bleaching agents.
They do not remove
fruit, coffee and tea
stains.
– Use a general purpose detergent
containing a bleaching agent.
– Pour stain removers into
compartment j of the dispenser
drawer and liquid detergent into
a dispenser ball.
– Never put stain removers and
liquid detergent together in the
dispenser drawer.
Grey, greasy
particles cling to
washed laundry.
Insufficient amounts
of detergent were
used to break down
the particles of
grease in heavily
soiled laundry.
– Use more detergent.
– Before washing the next load run
a Cottons 95°C programme with
powder detergent but without a
load.
White residues
which look like
powder detergent
are seen on dark
textiles after
washing.
– Try and brush off the residues
The detergent
contained
with a soft brush once the laundry
compounds (zeolites)
is dry.
to aid water softening – Wash dark textiles using a
which are not soluble
detergent which contains no
in water. They have
zeolites. Liquid detergents
ended up on the
usually contain no zeolites.
laundry.
Textiles have
particularly
greasy soiling.
– Select a programme with pre-wash.
The use of heavy-duty detergent is recommended in the
main wash for very heavily soiled work clothing. Consult
detergent producers for advice.
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Problem solving guide
The drum door cannot be opened by pressing the a button
Possible cause
Remedy
There is no power to the
machine.
Check whether
– the electricity supply to the machine is switched
on.
– the fuse or circuit breaker has tripped.
Power cut.
Open the drum door as described in the next
section.
The door was not
correctly engaged.
Press hard against the lock side of the drum door
and then press the a button.
There is still water in the
drum and the machine is
unable to drain.
The drainage system may be blocked. Clean the
drainage system as described in the next section.
For safety reasons the drum door cannot be opened if the suds temperature is
higher than 55°C.
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Problem solving guide
Opening the drum door in the
event of a blocked drain outlet
and/or power failure
,Disconnect the machine from the
mains electricity supply.
There is a lever behind the detergent
drawer fascia panel which opens the
access flap to the drain system.
... Machines with a drain pump
If the drain outlet is clogged, a large
amount of water will be retained in the
machine (up to 25 litres).
,Caution: if laundry has been
washed at a high temperature, water
draining out of the machine will still
be hot. Danger of scalding.
^ Place a suitable container under the
access flap.
When draining water from the
machine, do not unscrew the drain
filter completely or take it right out.
^ Remove the lever.
^ Unscrew the drain filter lid until water
runs out.
To interrupt the flow of water:
^ Tighten the drain filter back up again.
^ Use it to open the access flap.
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Problem solving guide
Once the flow of water ceases:
,Make sure the drain filter is
securely tightened. Otherwise there
is a risk of water leakage during use.
Opening the drum door
,Always make sure that the drum
is stationary before reaching into the
machine to remove laundry.
Reaching into a moving drum is
extremely dangerous.
^ Remove the drain filter completely.
^ Clean it thoroughly.
^ Use a spoon handle to pull the
emergency release downwards (see
arrow). The drum door will open.
^ Remove any foreign objects (e.g.
buttons, coins, etc.) and fluff from the
filter housing. Turn the impeller by
hand to check that it rotates freely.
^ Put the drain filter back in place and
secure.
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Problem solving guide
... Machines with a drain valve
Opening the drum door
,Always make sure that the drum
is stationary before reaching into the
machine to remove laundry.
Reaching into a moving drum is
extremely dangerous.
^ Push the emergency drain lever
downwards (see illustration) and hold
until no more water runs out.
^ Use a spoon handle to pull the
emergency release downwards (see
arrow). The drum door will open.
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Problem solving guide
Changing the lamp for the
drum lighting
The machine will operate with no
lighting in place or if the lighting is
faulty.
^ Open the drum door.
^ Now disconnect the machine from
the electricity supply, see "Warning
and Safety instructions".
^ Remove the yellow lever from behind
the detergent drawer fascia panel.
^ Press the two prongs to separate the
plastic holder 1 from the protective
cover 2.
^ Remove the faulty lamp from the
plastic holder.
The new lamp must be of the same
type (G4) with a maximum power
output of 5 watts/12 volts.
The lamps are available from an
electrical retailer, your Miele Dealer or
from the Miele Spare Parts Department.
^ Insert the new lamp into the plastic
holder.
^ Insert the lever in the slot provided in
the drum lighting unit (see illustration)
and turn anti-clockwise (a quarter
turn) until you feel a resistance.
^ Pull out the loosened unit with your
fingers.
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^ Carefully fit the plastic holder and the
protective cover together.
^ Insert the lighting unit into the socket
and turn it clockwise to secure it.
It is absolutely essential for the
correct functioning of the
washer-extractor that the drum
lighting unit is fitted correctly in
position.
After sales service
In the event of any faults which you
cannot remedy yourself, please
contact:
– your Miele dealer, or
– the Miele Service Department
(see back cover for contact details).
When contacting your Dealer or the
Service Department, please quote the
model and serial number of your
machine, both of which are shown on
the data plate visible above the
porthole glass when the drum door is
open.
PC / Optical interface
The indicator or check light marked PC
on the fascia panel is the interface
used by Miele service technicians
during servicing work for testing
purposes and for updating the
machine's programme data.
Optional accessories
Optional accessories for this
washer-extractor are available from
your Miele Dealer or from the Miele
Spare Parts Department.
Please note that telephone calls may
be monitored and recorded for
training purposes.
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Installation and connection
Front view
a Inlet hose (cold water)
b Inlet hose (hot water)
c Mains connection cable
d Control panel
e Detergent dispenser drawer
f Drum door
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g Access to drain filter, drain pump or
drain valve and emergency release
h Height adjustable feet
i Plinth
j Clamps (for installing on a concrete
plinth)
k Handle recesses for moving the
machine
Installation and connection
Rear view
a Protruding lid for holding when
moving the machine
b Holder for:
d Transit bar covers
e Inlet hose (cold water)
f Inlet hose (hot water)
– Inlet hose
g Drain hose (for drain pump)
– Drain hose
h Drain hose (for drain valve)
– Transit bars when removed
i Height adjustable feet
c Mains connection cable
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Installation and connection
Replacing the lid
The washer-extractor is not suitable
for building under.
Installation on a raised plinth
The machine can be installed on a steel
plinth base (available open or closed)
or on a concrete plinth.
^ Secure the front feet of the
washer-extractor with the clamps
supplied when installing on a
concrete plinth.
^ Follow the fitting instructions
supplied.
Washer-dryer stack
A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked
on top of this washer-extractor. The
appropriate stacking kit* (WTV) is
required.
If the lid has been removed in order to
fit the washer-dryer stack, ensure that, if
the lid is ever replaced, it fits securely
into the rear holders. Otherwise, it is not
properly secure for transport.
Payment system
This washer-extractor can be fitted with
a payment system.*
This must be connnected and
programmed by a Miele service
technician or authorised dealer.
Coins / tokens must be removed
from the payment system regularly,
otherwise it will become blocked.
Do not use devices to turn the
machine off automatically, (e.g. automatic timers).
* All items marked * are available to
order from your Miele Dealer or from the
Miele Spare Parts Department.
The stacking kit must be fitted by a
Miele authorised service technician.
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Installation and connection
Installation surface
,Do not install the machine near
or directly above an open gully or
floor drain. Moisture from these can
penetrate the machine and damage
the electric components.
A concrete floor is the most suitable
installation surface, being far less
prone to vibration during the spin cycle
than wooden floorboards or a carpeted
surface.
,If the machine is installed on an
on-site concrete or brick plinth, it
must be secured using the clamps
supplied with the machine.
Otherwise there is the danger of the
machine moving about.
Installing the washer-extractor
To manoeuvre the machine out of its
packing case to its installlation site,
hold it by the edge of the lid where it
protrudes to the rear of the machine as
well as by the handle recesses at the
front.
Please note:
^ Do not lift the machine by the drum
door.
,Ensure that the machine feet and
the floor are dry to prevent the
machine from slipping during the
spin cycle.
Removing the transit fittings
^ The machine must be level and
securely positioned.
^ To avoid vibrations during spinning,
the machine should not be installed
on soft floor coverings.
If installing on a wooden joist floor:
^ We recommend a plywood base (at
least 70 x 60 x 3 cm) The base
should span several joists and be
bolted to the joists and not only to the
floorboards. Check for the presence
of pipes and cables first.
If possible, install the machine in a
corner, as this is usually the most stable
part of the floor.
^ To remove the left and right covers
1. Use a screwdriver to prise out the
cover as illustrated.
2. Pull the cover forwards to remove.
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Installation and connection
^ Using the spanner supplied turn the
left-hand transit bar 90°, then
^ Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°,
then
^ withdraw the transit bar.
^ withdraw the transit bar.
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Installation and connection
,The machine must not be moved
without the transit fittings in place.
Store them as shown or keep them
in a safe place for future use. They
must be re-fitted if the machine is to
be moved again (e.g. when moving
house).
Re-fitting the transit bars
Re-fitting is carried out by reversing the
procedure.
^ Fit the covers on to the two holes.
Then plug the holes as shown with
the caps.
^ Secure the transit bars to the back of
the washer-extractor. Make sure that
holes b are fitted over retainers a.
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Installation and connection
Levelling the machine
Screwing out and adjusting the feet
The machine must stand perfectly level
on all four feet to ensure safe and
proper operation.
The four adjustable screw feet are used
to level the machine. All four feet are
screwed in when the machine is
delivered.
Incorrect installation may increase
electricity and water consumption and
may cause the machine to move about.
^ Using the spanner supplied turn
counter nut 2 in a clockwise
direction. Then turn counter nut 2
together with foot 1 to unscrew.
^ Use a spirit level to check the
machine is standing level.
^ Hold foot 1 securely with a pipe
wrench. Turn counter nut 2 again
using the spanner supplied until it
sits firmly up against the housing.
,All four counternuts must sit
firmly up against the housing. Please
also check this for the feet which did
not need adjustment. Otherwise
there is the danger of the machine
moving about.
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Installation and connection
Plumbing
This machine is approved for all UK
applications as suitable for category 5.
The product is listed in the WRAS
regulations advisory scheme directory
and is suitable for direct connection to
mains drinking water. No special
plumbing arrangements e.g. break
tanks are required.
A Water Council approved check valve
is supplied in the accessories pack
provided with this machine. It should be
fitted in between the stopcock(s) and
the water inlet hose(s).
The machine should be connected to a
mains water supply in accordance with
local and national safety regulations.
The machine is designed to operate
with a flow pressure of between 1 and
10 bar (100 kPa and 1,000 kPa). At
higher water pressures it is essential to
fit a reducer valve.
Connection to the water supply should
be carried out by a qualified plumber
and should incorporate a stopcock with
a 3/4" thread. The stopcock should be
fitted by a qualified plumber.
,The connection point is subject
to mains water pressure. Turn on the
stopcock slowly and check for leaks.
Correct the position of the washer
and union if appropriate.
Maintenance and care
Only use a genuine Miele hose should
you ever need a replacement. Miele
hoses are tested to withstand pressure
of at least 70 bar (7,000 kPa).
In order to protect the water inlet
valve, the two dirt filters - one in the
open end of the inlet hose, one at
the inlet point in the machine must
not be removed.
Extension hose
Longer hoses 2.5 or 4.0 m in length are
available from your Miele dealer or the
Miele Spare Parts Department as
optional extras.
The machine is supplied as standard
with two hoses, for connection to a hot
and cold water supply.
Connection to the cold water supply
The cold water inlet hose (blue
stripes) must be connected to the
on-site cold water supply via a 3/4"
threaded union. It is not suitable for
connection to a hot water supply.
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Installation and connection
Connection to the hot water supply
To keep electricity consumption costs
down this machine can be connected
to a (ring) piped hot water supply. The
maximum temperature must not exceed
70°C.
It is not economical to run it from an
individual hot water supply if it is not in
continuous use, as the water in the
supply pipes cools down and more
energy would be required to reheat the
water.
For hot water connection the same
conditions apply as for cold water
connection.
The inlet hose with the red stripes (hot
water hose) is connected to the
stopcock.
For operational reasons the machine
must not be connected to hot water
only.
If the machine is not connected to a hot
water supply, the water settings for the
main wash, pre-wash and rinses must
be re-programmed.
^ Go to Settings menu/Supervisor level
and select the Cold option for each of
the above. The Settings/Supervisor
level needs to be activated by a
Miele service technician.
The programme durations may be
longer.
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^ Unscrew the inlet hose (hot water red stripes)
^ Plug the inlet connection with the cap
supplied.
Connection to a very hot water
supply
It is possible to connect the machine to
a very hot water supply, 70°C to a
maximum of 85°C. A special inlet hose
is required. The machine must also be
reprogrammed by a Miele service
technician or Miele authorised service
dealer.
Installation and connection
Connection to drainage
Machines with a drain pump
The machine drains via a drain pump
with a delivery head of 1 metre*. The
drain hose must not be kinked as this
would restrict drainage. The swivel
elbow at the end of the hose can be
turned in either direction, or can be
detached if required, with a sharp twist
and pull.
* For a delivery head of more than 1 m
(up to a max. of 1.8 m) a second
duo-drain pump is available with the
corresponding kit from the Miele Spare
Parts Department or your Miele Dealer.
If required the drain hose can be
extended to a length of 5 m. The
necessary parts can purchased from
the Miele Spare Parts Department or
your Miele dealer.
Drain valve version
A motorised drain valve is used to drain
the machine. A DN 70 angle connector
can be used for draining the machine
via an on-site gully (with odour trap).
N.B. If not supplied with the machine an
angle connector is available through
the Miele Spare Parts Department.
The drain hose may be connected as
follows:
1. Direct into a sink or basin (drain
pump version):
Please note:
– Hook the hose over the edge and
secure.
– Make sure that the water can drain
away freely without hindrance.
Otherwise there is a risk of water
overflowing or of some of the drained
water being sucked back into the
machine.
2. Connected securely to a plastic drain
pipe with a rubber nipple. There is no
need to use a non-return valve.
3. Connected securely to a standpipe.
(Seal the hose into the pipe to avoid
flooding in case of the drainpipe
being blocked).
4. Connected securely to a floor gully.
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Installation and connection
Electrical connection U.K.
All electrical work must be carried out
by a suitably qualified and competent
person, in strict accordance with
national and local safety regulations.
Ensure power is not supplied to the
machine until after installation work has
been carried out.
The voltage, rated load and fuse rating
are given on the data plate. Please
ensure these match the site mains
supply.
This washer-extractor is supplied as
standard for connection to either:
– 230 - 240 V / 1 N / 50 Hz,
25 A fuse rating
or:
– 400 V / 2N / 50 Hz,
2 x 15 A fuse rating
Connection should be made via a
suitable isolator which complies with
national and local safety regulations,
and the on/off switch should be easily
accessible for servicing work.
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For extra safety it is advisable to install
a residual current device (RCD) with a
trip current of 30 mA (in accordance
with DIN VDE 0664, VDE 0100, Section
739).
When switched off there must be an
all-pole contact gap of 3 mm in the
isolator switch (including switch, fuses
and relays acc. to VDE 0660).
Important
for 400 V connection, the machine is
supplied with a cable in the following
colours:
Black = live
Brown = live
Blue = neutral
Green and yellow = earth
WARNING
THIS APPLIANCE MUST
BE EARTHED
,Do not use devices to turn the
machine off automatically, (e.g. automatic timers).
Technical data
Height
85.0 cm
Width
59.5 cm
Depth
72.0 cm
Depth with door open
112 cm
Weight
107 kg
Maximum floor load
2778 Newton (approx. 278 kg)
Capacity
5.5 kg dry laundry
Voltage
see data plate
Connected load
see data plate
Fuse rating (UK)
see data plate
Noise level during spin
(sound pressure according to
German 3. GSGV)
< 70 dB (A)
Water flow pressure min.
100 kPa (1 bar)
Water flow pressure max.
1000 kPa (10 bar)
Inlet hose length
1.60 m
Connection cable length
1.60 m
Drain pump head max.
(applies to drain pump machines only)
1.00 m
Lamp for drum lighting
Type G4 (5 watts/12 volts)
Test certificates awarded
Radio/TV suppression, VDE
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Settings menu J
for changing standard settings
The Settings menu is used to alter the machine's electronics to suit different
requirements.
Settings can be altered at any time.
Settings menu J
To open the Settings menu
Cottons Hygiene 95°C
Minimum iron
40°C
Cottons Uni.
Minimum iron
30°C
60°C
Cottons Uni.
40°C
Denim
40°C
Minimum iron
60°C
Delicates
30°C H
^ In the Programme selection menu, turn the multi-function
selector until Settings J is highlighted and press the
multi-function selector to confirm your selection.
Selecting settings
Settings
Back A
Language F
Water plus
Suds cooling
H
^ Select the setting you want to change, and confirm your
selection.
If you do not make a selection in the sub-menu within approx.
20 seconds, the menu display will revert to the Settings
menu.
Although the Water plus, Time of day and Memory settings
are visible in the display they are not available on this
model.
To close the Settings menu
^ Select Back and confirm your selection. The display will
return to the entry menu.
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Settings menu J
Language J
The display can be set to appear in
one of several different languages.
To select the language you want, go to
the Languages J sub-menu.
^ Select the language you want and
confirm your selection.
The flag after the word Language acts
as a guide to prevent a language which
will not be understood from being set.
The different language setting will only
apply to the programme currently in
use. After the programme has finished
the display will revert to the default
language which was set in the
Settings/Supervisor level menu.
Suds cooling
When this is activated, additional
water flows into the drum at the end
of the main wash to cool the suds
down. Hot suds can damage plastic
drainage pipes.
Suds cooling takes place when
temperatures of more than 70°C are
selected.
Suds cooling should be activated:
– to prevent the danger of scalding if
the drain hose is hooked over the
edge of a sink or basin.
– where the drainage pipes do not
comply with DIN 1986.
The machine is delivered with Suds
cooling activated.
Water plus
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
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Settings menu J
Time of day
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
Display contrast
There are ten different display
contrast settings.
The machine is delivered with the
display contrast on Setting 4.
The display contrast will change as
soon as a different setting is chosen.
^ Confirm your selection with the
multi-function selector.
Display brightness
There are ten different display
brightness settings.
The machine is delivered with the
display contrast on Setting 5.
The display brightness will change as
soon as a different setting is chosen.
^ Confirm your selection with the
multi-function selector.
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Settings menu J
Standby
To save energy, the display goes out
after 10 minutes and the Start button
flashes slowly.
Memory
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
There are two options:
On
Stand-by comes on:
– if a programme is not selected after
the machine has been switched on.
– after a programme has started.
– at the end of a programme.
Temperature units
You can chose for the temperature to
be displayed as °C/Celsius or
°F/Fahrenheit.
The machine is delivered with the °C
option selected.
Not in current Prog. (the machine is
delivered with this option selected)
Standby comes on:
– if a programme is not selected after
the machine has been switched on.
Operating the multi-function selector
switches the display back on again.
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Settings/Supervisor level menu
The Settings/Supervisor level needs to be activated by a
Miele service technician or authorised dealer.
The Settings/Supervisor level is locked with a code to
prevent it being accessed by unauthorised personnel.
Selecting settings
Settings
Back A
Language F
Supervisor level
^ Select Supervisor level and confirm your selection.
Settings
Back A
Supervisor level
Access via code
^ Select Access via code and confirm your selection.
To enter the code
Enter the code 0 0 0 (factory default setting). If you enter the
code wrongly three times, the machine will lock out for an
hour!
0 _ _
Enter code
^ Turn the multi-function selector until the first number
appears. Confirm your selection of this number. Now set
the second number.
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Settings/Supervisor level menu
Repeat the process until all three numbers have been
entered.
To confirm the lock code
000
Confirm code
OK
H
Back A
H
^ Confirm the code.
W
Entry OK
Menu opened
You are now in the Supervisor level. You can alter all the
settings described previously as well as the settings on the
following pages.
Although the settings Sort languages, Language menu,
Intensive Water plus, Save, Hygiene and Disinfection are
visible in the display they are not available on this model.
You can alter the code if you want to prevent it being
accessed by unauthorised personnel.
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Settings/Supervisor level menu
Language J
The display can be set to appear in
one of several different languages.
You can set the language you want as
the fixed default language in the
Languages J sub-menu.
^ Select the language you want and
confirm your selection.
Language menu
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
Intensive Water plus
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
Sort languages
Save
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
Supervisor level
You can alter the access code to the
supervisor level.
^ Enter the old code.
^ Enter a new code.
After you have confirmed the new
code, the display will change to the
beginning of the Settings menu.
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This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
Settings/Supervisor level menu
Auto load control
The washer-extractor has auto load
control. The water level and the
programme durations are adjusted
according to the load. If the auto load
control is deactivated, the machine
will always carry out the programme
sequence based on a full load.
The machine is delivered with this
option activated.
Pre-wash water
You can choose for the pre-wash to
be carried out with either hot or cold
water (not available with the Curtains
programme). Hot water can only be
only taken in if the wash temperature
is above 30°C.
Main wash water
You can choose for the main wash to
be carried out with either hot or cold
water (not available with the
Woollens, Silks and Curtains
programmes). Hot water can only be
only taken in if the wash temperature
is above 30°C.
The machine is delivered with the Hot
water option selected.
If the machine is not connected to
the hot water supply, the programme
durations will be longer and will vary
from the time remaining shown in the
display.
The machine will need to be set up
specifically for Recycled water if this
option is selected.
The machine is delivered with the Hot
water option selected.
Rinse water
You can choose for the rinses in the
Cottons, Minimum iron Table linen,
Kitchen linen, Towelling and Sluice
programmes to be carried out with
either hot or cold water. Hot water
can only be only taken in if the wash
temperature is above 50°C.
The machine is delivered with the Hot
water option selected.
The machine will need to be set up
specifically for Recycled water if this
option is selected.
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Settings/Supervisor level menu
Water level Cottons
You can increase the water level for
the main wash in the Cottons
programme.
The machine is delivered with the Block
parameters option selected (the water
level will be controlled according to the
programme data which has been
programmed ex-works).
Pre-wash duration
You can lengthen the duration of the
pre-wash.
The machine is delivered with the Block
parameters option selected (the wash
duration will be controlled according to
the programme data which has been
programmed ex-works).
Wash time Cottons
Water level Min. iron
You can increase the water level for
the main wash in the Minimum iron
programme.
The machine is delivered with the Block
parameters option selected (the water
level will be controlled according to the
programme data which has been
programmed ex-works).
You can increase the wash duration
for the main wash in the Cottons
programme.
The machine is delivered with the Block
parameters option selected (the wash
duration will be controlled according to
the programme data which has been
programmed ex-works).
Wash time Min. iron
Pre-wash temp. cot.
You can the temperature you want
the pre-wash to be carried out at in
the Cottons programme.
The machine is delivered with the Block
parameters option selected (the
temperature will be controlled
according to the programme data
which has been programmed
ex-works).
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You can increase the wash duration
for the main wash in the Minimum
iron programme.
The machine is delivered with the Block
parameters option selected (the wash
duration will be controlled according to
the programme data which has been
programmed ex-works).
Settings/Supervisor level menu
No. of programmes
You can extend the number of
programmes available.
Disinfection
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
0 additional programmes (the machine
is delivered with this option selected).
4 additional programmes (Table linen,
Pillows, Curtains and Kitchen linen).
2 additional programmes (Outerwear
and Proofing).
6 additional programmes (all the above
named programmes).
Pre-wash
You can choose for pre-wash to be
carried out with every Cottons and
Minimum iron programme or to select
it on an individual basis via the
screen menu.
The machine is delivered with the Menu
selection option activated for pre-wash.
Hygiene
This option is visible in the display,
but not available on this machine!
Sluice
When the Sluice option is selected
the Sluice Low and Sluice High
programmes are available.
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated. N.B. This option
must not be activated on machines
equipped with a drain pump! These
programmes are only suitable for use
on machines fitted with a drain valve.
2. Pre-wash Kitchen linen
An additional pre-wash can be
carried out in the Kitchen linen
programme.
Detergent for the additional pre-wash
should be added to the laundry in the
drum.
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated.
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Settings/Supervisor level menu
Optimise energy
When this option is selected, the
machine will optimise the energy it
uses in the Cottons and Minimum iron
programmes.
Pre-rinse Cottons
A pre-rinse can be carried out in the
Cottons programmes.
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated.
The machine is delivered with this
option activated.
Pre-rinse Min. iron
No. rinses Cottons
You can alter the number of rinses
which are carried out in the Cottons
programmes.
2 rinses (standard setting)
3 rinses
4 rinses
5 rinses
No. rinses Min. iron
You can alter the number of rinses
which are carried out in the Minimum
iron programme.
2 rinses (standard setting)
3 rinses
4 rinses
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A pre-rinse can be carried out in the
Minimum iron programme.
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated.
Spin free of charge
If your machine is fitted with a
payment system, you can release the
Spin programme (Free of charge).
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated.
Settings/Supervisor level menu
No detergent
If your machine is fitted with an
external dispensing system, the
system will not be used when No
detergent is selected. You can
choose whether or not you want No
detergent to appear as an option in
the Extras menu.
To close the Settings menu
^ Select Back and confirm your
selection. The display will return to
the entry menu.
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated.
External dispenser
This machine is suitable for
connecting to an external dispensing
system. This external dispenser
setting must be selected before the
external dispensing system can be
used.
The machine is delivered with this
option deactivated.
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