Operating instructions | AEG 44060 VIL Dishwasher User Manual

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FAVORIT 44060 VIL
Dishwasher
Instruction book
PERFEKT IN FORM UND FUNKTION
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Dear customer,
Please read this User Information carefully and keep it to refer to at a
later date.
Pass it on to any subsequent owner of the appliance.
The following symbols are used in the text:
Safety instructions
Warning! Notes that concern your personal safety.
Attention! Notes that show how to avoid damage to the appliance.
Useful tips and hints
Environmental information
Your dishwasher has the new washing system ”IMPULSE WASHING”.
With this dishwashing system the motor speed and spray pressure
are varied during the wash cycle to achieve better cleaning of the
dishes. It is for this reason that the noise level varies during the
dishwashing cycle.
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Contents
CONTENTS
Operating instructions
Safety instructions
Disposal
Economical and ecological dishwashing
Description of the appliance
The control panel
Prior to using for the first time
Setting the water softener
Filling the with salt
Rinse aid
In daily use
Loading cutlery and dishes
The lower basket
The cutlery basket
The upper basket
Adjusting the height of the upper basket
Use of detergent
Different kinds of detergent
Washing programmes
Starting a washing programme
Unloading the dishwasher
Maintenance and cleaning
Cleaning the filters
What to do, when...
Service
Guarantee terms
Technical specifications
Installation instructions
Building-in
Levelling
Fixing to the adjacent units
Water supply connections
Water inlet hose with safety valve
Water outlet hose connection
Electrical connection
Hints for test centres
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
Safety instructions
The safety of AEG electrical appliances conforms to accepted rules of
technology and the Appliance Safety Act. We as manufacturers,
however, see ourselves as being obliged to familiarise you with the
following safety instructions.
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 left with
the appliance in order that the new owner can get to know the
functioning of the appliance and the relevant safety information.
This information has been provided in the interest of your safety.
You MUST read it carefully before installing or using the
appliance.
Installation
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Check your dishwasher for any transport damage. Never connect a
damaged machine. If your dishwasher is damaged, you should
contact your supplier.
For safety reasons it is dangerous to alter the specifications or
attempt to modify this product in any way.
Any electrical and plumbing work required to install this appliance
should be carried out by a qualified and competent person.
Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not stand on
the electrical supply cable.
The sides of the dishwasher must never be drilled to prevent
damage to hydraulic components.
Child safety
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This appliance is designed to be operated by adults.
Children should not be allowed to tamper with the controls or play
with the product.
Packaging parts may be dangerous for children, who could even be
suffocated! You should therefore keep all packaging well away
from children.
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The water in your dishwasher is not for drinking. Detergent residues
may still be present in your machine. Keep children well away from
your dishwasher when the door is open.
Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s reach.
Your dishwasher in day-to-day use
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Items that are contaminated by petrol, paint, steel or iron debris,
corrosive, acidic or alkaline chemicals must not be washed in this
dishwasher.
Under no circumstances should you open the door whilst the
appliance is in operation, especially during the washing phase, hot
water may escape. However, if the door is opened, a safety device
ensures that the machine stops.
Only use products (detergent, salt and rinse aid) specifically
designed for use in dishwashers.
Long bladed knives stored in an upright position are a potential
hazard.
Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives must be
positioned horizontally in the upper basket.
When finishing loading or unloading close the door, as an open
door can be a hazard.
Do not sit or stand on the open door.
Isolate the appliance from the power supply and turn off the water
supply after use.
This product should be serviced by an authorised service engineer,
and only genuine spare parts should be used.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine
yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Force
Centre. Always insist on genuine spare parts.
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Disposal
Dispose of the dishwasher packaging material correctly.
All packaging materials can be recycled.
Plastic parts are marked with standard international abbreviations:
>PE<
for polyethylene, e.g. sheet wrapping material.
>PS<
for polystyrene, e.g. padding material (always CFC-free).
>POM<
for polyoxymethylene, e.g. plastic clips.
Cardboard packaging is manufactured from recycled paper and should
be deposited in the waste paper collection for recycling.
As and when you cease to use your dishwasher and withdraw it from
service, your should render it unserviceable before having it disposed
of.
Warning! Children at play could lock themselves in your dishwasher or
otherwise endanger their lives. Therefore cut off the power supply
cable and make the door closing device unusable to prevent children
from being trapped inside.
For the disposing of the appliance please take it to a recycling centre
or to your dealer who will, for a small contribution to the costs,
dispose it for you.
Economical and ecological dishwashing
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Ensure that the water softener is correctly adjusted.
Do not pre-wash under running water.
Select the wash programme to suit the nature and degree of the
soiling on the dishes.
Do not use more detergent, special salt and rinse aid than is
recommended in these operating instructions and by the
manufacturer of the respective product.
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Description of the appliance
IN153
1. Upper basket stop
7. Rinse aid dispenser
2. Water hardness switch
8. Filters
3. Salt container
9. Lower spray arm
4. Detergent dispenser
10. Upper spray arm
5. Control panel
11. Upper basket
6. Rating plate
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The control panel
Function
push buttons
1 2 3
On/Off
push button
Delay start
option push button
Programme selection
push buttons
Indicator
lights
Function push buttons: in addition to the dishwashing programme
selected, the following functions can also be set with the help of these
buttons:
- water softener setting,
- deactivation/activation of the inflow of rinse aid,
- deactivation/activation of the audible signals,
- the cancelling of a washing programme.
"Programme selection" push buttons: allows the selection of the
desired washing programme (see "Washing programmes" chart).
"Delay start" option push button: this option allows the start of
the programme to be delayed by 3, 6 or 9 hours.
Indicator lights: have the following meanings:
Salt refilling indicator light, illuminates when the salt has
run out
Rinse aid refilling indicator light, illuminates when the rinse
aid has run out
End of programme: illuminates when the washing
programme has ended, it also has added functions
of visual signalling as:
- something not working with the machine,
- deactivation/activation of the inflow of rinse aid and of
the audible signals,
- the setting of the water softener
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Audible signals
Audible signals have been introduced to help indicate which
operations the dishwasher is performing:
"Setting of the water softener"
"End of programme"
"Something not working with the machine"
Deactivation/activation of the audible signals
(The dishwasher must be switched off)
1. Press the On/Off push button. All programme selection push
buttons indicator lights will illuminate (setting mode).
If only one programme selection push button indicator light is
illuminated, this means that a washing programme has been
selected.
The programme must be cancelled: press simultaneously the
function push buttons 2 and 3 for about 2 seconds, the indicator
light of the setted programme push button starts flashing for
about 2 seconds.
After about 2 seconds the indicator lights of all the programme
selection push buttons will illuminate indicating that the setted
programme has been cancelled and that the machine is now in
setting mode.
2. Press simultaneously function push buttons 2 and 3, the indicator
lights of the function push buttons 1, 2 and 3 start flashing.
3. Press the function push button 3, the indicator lights of function
push buttons 1 and 2 turn off while the indicator light of the push
button 3 goes on flashing, at the same time the "end of
programme" indicator light illuminates indicating that the audible
signals are active.
4. To deactivate the audible signals, press again the function push
button 3, the "end of programme" indicator light turns off,
indicating that the audible signals have been deactivated.
5. To memorise the operation, switch off the dishwasher by pressing
the On/Off push button or wait about 60 seconds after which the
dishwasher will automatically return to setting mode.
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Prior to using for the first time
Before using your dishwasher for the first time:
1. Ensure that the electrical and water connections comply with the
installation instructions
2. Remove all packaging from inside the appliance
3. Set the water softener
4. Pour 1 litre of water inside the salt container and then fill with salt
5. Fill the rinse aid dispenser.
Setting the water softener
The dishwasher is equipped with a water softener designed to remove
minerals and salts from the water supply, which would have a
detrimental or adverse effect on the operation of the appliance.
The higher the content of these salts, the harder your water is.
Water hardness is measured in equivalent scales, German degrees,
French degrees and mmol/l (millimol per litre).
The softener should be adjusted according to the hardness of the water
in your area. Your local Water Authority can advise you on the
hardness of the water in your area.
The water softener must be set in both ways: manually, using the water
hardness switch and electronically, using the function push buttons on
the control panel.
Water hardness
°dH
°TH
(german
degrees)
(french degrees)
mmol/l
Range
(millimol per litre,
international unit for
the hardness of water)
Adjusting the water
hardness setting
Manually Electronically
51 - 70
43 - 50
37 - 42
29 - 36
23 - 28
91 - 125
76 - 90
65 - 75
51 - 64
40 - 50
9,0 - 12,5
7,6 - 8,9
6,5 - 7,5
5,1 - 6,4
4,0 - 5,0
IV
19 - 22
15 - 18
33 - 39
26 - 32
3,3 - 3,9
2,6 - 3,2
11 - 14
19 - 25
4 - 10
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Number of
flashes and
of audible
signals
10
9
8
7
6
10
9
8
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6
III
5
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5
4
1,9 - 2,5
II
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3
7 - 18
0,7 - 1,8
I/II
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2
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< 0,7
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1
10
no salt
necessary
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a) Setting manually
1. Open the dishwasher door.
2. Remove the lower basket from the dishwasher.
3. Turn the water hardness switch to
position 1 or 2 (see table).
4. Replace the lower basket.
The dishwasher is factory set at
position 2.
AA07
b) Setting electronically
(The dishwasher must be switched off)
The dishwasher is factory set at level 5.
1. Press the On/Off push button. All programme selection push
buttons indicator lights will illuminate (setting mode).
If only one programme selection push button indicator light is
illuminated, this means that a washing programme has been
selected.
The programme must be cancelled: press simultaneously the
function push buttons 2 and 3 for about 2 seconds, the indicator
light of the setted programme push button starts flashing for
about 2 seconds.
After about 2 seconds the indicator lights of all the programme
selection push buttons will illuminate indicating that the setted
programme has been cancelled and that the machine is now in
setting mode.
2. Press simultaneously function push buttons 2 and 3, until the
indicator lights of the function push buttons 1, 2 and 3 start
flashing.
3. Press the function push button 1, the indicator lights of function
push buttons 2 and 3 turn off while the indicator light of the push
button 1 goes on flashing, at the same time the "end of
programme" indicator light illuminates, along with a sequence of
audible signals.
The current level is indicated by the number of flashes of the
"end of programme" indicator light and of audible signals heard.
Example:
5 flashes + 5 audible signals = level 5.
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4. To change the level, press push button 1. Each time the push
button is pressed the level changes. (For the selection of the new
level see the chart).
Examples:
if the current level is 5, by pressing push button 1 once,
level 6 is selected.
if the current level is 10, by pressing push button 1 once,
level 1 is selected.
5. To memorise the operation, switch off the dishwasher by pressing
the On/Off push button or wait about 60 seconds after which the
dishwasher will automatically return to setting mode.
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Filling the with salt
Only use salt specifically designed for use in dishwashers.
All other types of salt not specifically designed for use in a
dishwasher, especially table salt, will damage the water softener.
Only fill with salt just before starting one of the complete washing
programmes.
This will prevent any grains of salt or salty water, which may have
been spilt, remaining on the bottom of the machine for any period
of time, which may cause corrosion.
To fill:
1. Open the door, remove the lower basket and unscrew the
cap of the salt container by turning it anticlockwise.
2. Pour 1 litre of water inside the container (this is necessary only
before filling with salt for the first time).
3. Using the funnel provided, pour in the
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SA UT
salt until the container is full.
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4. Replace the cap making sure that
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there is no trace of salt on the screw
thread or on the gasket.
5. Screw on the cap tightly turning it
clockwise until it stops with a click.
SR14
The salt container will require topping up periodically. You are
reminded of this by the salt indicator light on the control panel which
comes on when the salt has finished.
The salt indicator light on the control panel can remain
illuminated for 2-6 hours after the salt has been replenished,
assuming the dishwasher remains switched on. If you are using
salts that take longer to dissolve then this can take longer. The
function of the machine is not affected.
Do not worry if water over flows from the unit when filling with salt,
this is quite normal.
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Rinse aid
Rinse aid is automatically added during the last rinse, ensuring
thorough rinsing, and spot and streak free drying. The dispenser, which
is positioned inside the door, holds about 110 ml of rinse aid, which is
sufficient for 16 - 40 dishwashing programmes, depending upon the
dosage setting.
Filling with rinse aid
1. Open the container by pressing the release button (A).
2. Add the rinse aid until the container is completely full. The
maximum level for filling is indicated by “max”.
BR07
BR14
Ensure that the lid is closed after every refill.
Clean up any rinse aid spilt during filling with an absorbent cloth
to avoid excess foaming during the next wash.
Only use branded rinse aid for dishwashers. Never fill the rinse aid
dispenser with any other substances (e.g. dishwasher cleaning
agent, liquid detergent). This would damage the appliance.
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Adjusting the dose
According to the finish and drying results obtained, adjust the dose of
rinse aid by means of the 6 position selector (position 1 minimum
dosage, position 6 maximum dosage).
The dose is factory set in position 4.
Increase the dose if there are drops of
water or lime spots on the dishes after
washing.
Reduce it if there are sticky whitish
streaks on the dishes or a bluish film on
glassware or knife blades.
BR09
Top up the rinse aid when the indicator light on the control panel
illuminates.
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If you are using dishwasher detergent that already contains rinse aid,
the detergent including the rinse aid must be placed in the detergent
compartment. In this case the rinse aid inflow must be deactivated in
order to avoid a double dosage.
Deactivation/activation of the inflow of rinse aid
(The dishwasher must be switched off)
When the inflow of rinse aid has been deactivated, also the rinse
aid indicator light on the control panel is automatically
deactivated.
1. Press the On/Off push button. All programme selection push
buttons indicator lights will illuminate (setting mode).
If only one programme selection push button indicator light is
illuminated, this means that a washing programme has been
selected.
The programme must be cancelled: press simultaneously the
function push buttons 2 and 3 for about 2 seconds, the indicator
light of the setted programme push button starts flashing for
about 2 seconds.
After about 2 seconds the indicator lights of all the programme
selection push buttons will illuminate indicating that the setted
programme has been cancelled and that the machine is now in
setting mode.
2. Press simultaneously function push buttons 2 and 3, the indicator
lights of the function push buttons 1, 2 and 3 start flashing.
3. Press the function push button 2, the indicator lights of function
push buttons 1 and 3 turn off while the indicator light of the
push button 2 goes on flashing, at the same time the "end of
programme" indicator light illuminates, indicating that the inflow
of rinse aid is active.
4. To deactivate the inflow of rinse aid, press again the function
push button 2, the "end of programme" indicator light turns off,
indicating that the inflow of rinse aid has been deactivated.
5. To memorise the operation, switch off the dishwasher by pressing
the On/Off push button or wait about 60 seconds after which the
dishwasher will automatically return to setting mode.
To activate again the inflow of rinse aid simply follow the above
operations until the "end of programme" indicator lights illuminates.
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In daily use
• Check if it’s necessary to refill with special salt or rinse aid.
• Load cutlery and dishes into the dishwasher.
• Fill with dishwasher detergent.
• Select a wash programme suitable for the cutlery and dishes.
• Start the wash programme.
Loading cutlery and dishes
Sponges, household cloths and any object that can absorb water
may not be washed in the dishwasher.
• Before loading the dishes, you should:
- Remove large left-overs.
- Soften remnants of burnt food in pans.
• When loading the dishes and cutlery, please note:
- Dishes and cutlery must not impede the rotation of the spray arms.
- Load hollow items such as cups, glasses, pans etc, with the opening
downwards so that water cannot collect in the container or a
deep base.
- Dishes and items of cutlery must not lie inside one another, or
cover each other.
- To avoid damage to glasses, they must not touch.
- Lay small objects in the cutlery basket.
• Plastic items and pans with teflon have a tendency to retain
water drops; these items will not dry as well as porcelain and steel
items.
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For washing in the dishwasher the following cutlery/dishes
are not suitable:
•Cutlery with wooden, horn, china or
mother-of-pearl handles
•Plastic items that are not heat
resistant
are of limited suitability:
•Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it
is specifically marked as being dishwashersafe by the manufacturer.
•Glazed patterns may fade if machine
•Older cutlery with glued parts that is washed frequently.
not temperature resistant
•Silver and aluminium parts have a tendency
to discolour during washing. Left-overs, e.g.
•Bonded cutlery items or dishes
egg white, egg yolk and mustard often
•Pewter or copper items
cause discolouring and staining on silver.
•Lead crystal glass
Therefore always clean left-overs from silver
immediately, if it is not to be washed
•Steel items subject to rusting
straight after use.
•Wooden platters
•Items made from synthetic fibres
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•Some types of glass can become dull after a
large number of washes.
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Open the door and slide out the baskets to load the dishes.
The lower basket
The lower basket is designed to take saucepans, lids, plates, salad
bowls, cutlery etc.
Serving dishes and large lids should be arranged around the edge of
the basket, ensuring that the spray arms can turn freely.
UI94
UI95
The two rows of prongs on the lower basket can be easily lowered to
allow you to load pots, pans and bowls.
UI87
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The cutlery basket
Long bladed knives stored in an upright position are a potential
hazard.
Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives must be
positioned horizontally in the upper basket.
Take care when loading or unloading sharp items such as knives.
Removable knife basket
Long and/or sharp items of cutlery such as carving knives must be
placed horizontally in the removable knife basket, which is positioned
at the rear of the upper basket.
UI53
Forks and spoons should be placed in the removable cutlery basket
with the handles facing downwards and the knives with their handles
facing upwards.
If the handles protrude from the bottom of the basket, obstructing the
lower spray arm, load the cutlery with the handles facing upwards.
Mix spoons with other cutlery to prevent them from sticking together.
For best results we recommend you to
use the cutlery grid provided (if the size
and dimensions of the cutlery allow it).
UI71
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The upper basket
The upper basket is designed for plates (dessert plates, saucers, dinner
plates of up to 26 cm in diameter), salad bowls, cups and glasses.
Arrange items on and underneath the cup racks so that water can
reach all surfaces.
Glasses with long stems can be placed upside down in the cup racks.
For teller items, the cup racks can be folded upwards.
US47
US73
In case that plates are loaded in the upper basket:
load them starting from the rear
positions of the basket; tilting them
slightly forwards and avoiding the
front positions near the door.
US71
Before closing the door, ensure that the spray arms can rotate
freely.
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Adjusting the height of the upper basket
If washing very large plates you can load them in the lower basket after moving the upper basket to the higher position.
Maximum height of the dishes in:
upper basket
lower basket
With upper basket raised
22 cm
33 cm
With upper basket lowered
26 cm
29 cm
To move to the higher position proceed as follows:
1. Pull out the basket until it stops.
2. Carefully lift both sides upwards until the mechanism is engaged
and the basket is stable.
Attention!
Never lift or lower the basket on one
side only
When the basket is in the higher
position you will not be able to use
the cup rack(s).
RC08
To lower the basket to the original position proceed as
follows:
1. Pull out the basket until it stops.
2. Carefully lift both sides upwards and then allow the mechanism
to drop back down slowly, keeping hold of it.
After loading your machine always close the door, as an open door
can be a hazard.
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Use of detergent
Only use detergents specifically designed for use in dishwashers.
Using no more then the correct amount of detergent contributes
to reducing pollution.
Prior to the start of a wash programme (not for the "Rinse and
Hold" programme). The detergent is released during the washing
phase.
Please observe the manufacturer’s dosing and storage
recommendations as stated on the detergent packaging.
Fill with detergent
1. If the lid is closed: press release button (1). The lid springs open.
2. Fill the detergent dispenser (2) with detergent.
The marking indicates the dosing levels:
20 = approximately 20 g of detergent
30 = approximately 30 g of detergent
DE19
DE22
3. All programmes with prewash need an additional detergent dose
(5/10 g) that must be placed in the prewash detergent chamber (3).
This detergent will take effect during the prewash phase.
4. Close the lid and press until it locks in place.
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Different kinds of detergent
Detergent tablets
Detergent tablets of different brands dissolve at different speeds. For
this reason some detergent tablets cannot dissolve and develop their
full cleaning power during short programmes. Therefore please use
long programmes when using detergent tablets, to ensure the
complete removal of detergent residuals.
Do not place the tablets in the tub or in the cutlery basket as this
will result in poorer wash results. The tablets should be placed in
the detergent dispenser.
Concentrated detergent
Based on their chemical composition, dishwasher detergents can be
split into two basic types:
- conventional, alkaline detergents with caustic components.
- low alkaline concentrated detergents with natural enzymes.
The use of 50°C washing programmes in conjunction with
concentrated detergents reduces pollution and is good for your dishes;
these wash programmes are specially matched to the dirt-dissolving
properties of the enzymes in the concentrated detergent. For this
reason 50°C wash programmes in which concentrated detergents are
used can achieve the same results that can otherwise only be achieved
using 65°C programmes.
Combi detergents
If you are using dishwasher detergent that includes the rinse aid
function, thi must be placed in the detergent compartment.
In this case it is necessary to deactivate the inflow of rinse aid, in
order to avoid a double dosage (see “Deactivation/activation of the
inflow of rinse aid”).
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Use of "3 in 1" combi detergents
General advice
These products are detergents with integrated and combined
detergent/rinse-aid and salt functions.
1. Before using these products you should first check that the water
hardness in your supply is compatible with the use of these products
as per the detergent manufacturers (on the product packaging).
2. These products should be strictly used according to the detergent
manufacturers instructions.
3. If you encounter problems when using 3 in 1 products for the first
time then please contact the detergent manufacturers care line
(the telephone number is given on the product packaging).
Special advice
When using combination 3 in 1 products select the lowest possible
setting for water hardness.
If you decide to turn back to the use of the standard detergent system
we advise that you:
● Refill both the salt container and rinse aid dispenser.
● Switch the water hardness setting to the highest possible position
and run from 1 to 3 normal washing programmes without a load.
● Readjust the water hardness setting again according to the
hardness of the water in your area.
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Washing programmes
INTENSIV
70°
Crockery, cutlery,
pots and pans
Heavy soil
• • •
• • 2x
110 1,70 23
bis bis bis
120 1,90 25
NORMAL
65°
Crockery and
cutlery
Normal soil
• • •
• • 2x
95 1,50 23
bis bis bis
105 1,70 25
30 MIN. (60°)
Crockery and
cutlery
Light soil
- • - • -
30 0,80 9
ECO 50° 2
Crockery and
cutlery
Normal soil
• • • • •
155 0,95 13
bis bis bis
165 1,05 15
All types of
dishes
Partial load (to be
completed later in the
day)
• - - - -
12 0,1
RINSE & HOLD
(1) The consumption values were obtained under standardised conditions. They depend on how
full the baskets for the dishes are. Variations are therefore possible in practice.
(2) Testing programme for EN 50242 (see "Hints for Test Centres). This programme, developed for the
use of detergents with enzymes, allows you to achieve, with reduced consumption of energy the
same cleaning results that would otherwise be obtained only with the 65°C programmes and
conventional detergents. To compensate the lower temperature, the duration of
washing and drying have been extended.
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Water (litres)
Energy (kWh)
Drying
Final rinse
Intermediate
Degree of
soil
Main wash
Type of
load
Pre-rinse
Programme
Duration (minutes)
Consumption
values1
Cycle
description
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Operating instructions
Starting a washing programme
In this fully integrated appliance the controls are located on the top of
the door. When selecting a programme, the door needs to be open.
1. Check that the baskets have been loaded
correctly and that the spray arms can rotate
freely
2. Turn on the water tap
3. Press the On/Off push button
All the indicator lights of the programme selection push buttons
illuminate (setting mode).
4. Setting and starting the programme
a) To select a programme, press the programme push button of the
washing programme you wish to select (see "Washing
programmes" chart).
The corresponding indicator light remains illuminated while the
other programme push buttons indicator lights turn off.
b) To select the delay start of the programme, press the
"delay start" option push button until the indicator light
corresponding to the chosen hours flashes (3, 6 or 9 hours).
The start of the programme or the countdown of the delay start
will occur only after the closure of the door, until this moment
you can modify the selection made.
Close the dishwasher door.
a) If delay start has not been setted, the programme will start
automatically.
b) If delay start has been setted, the countdown starts
automatically and will decrease with steps of 3 hours.
The opening of the door will not modify or interrupt the
countdown. Once the delay start has elapsed the programme
will start automatically.
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5. To interrupt or cancel a washing programme
in progress
Interrupt, or cancel a washing programme in progress
ONLY if it’s absolutely necessary
Attention! Hot steam may escape when the door is opened.
Open the door carefully.
Interrupt a washing programme in progress
Open the dishwasher door; the programme will stop.
Close the door; the programme will start from the point in which
it was interrupted.
Cancel a washing programme in progress
Open the dishwasher door.
Press simultaneously the function push buttons 2 and 3 for
about 2 seconds, the indicator light of the push button
corresponding to the running programme starts flashing for
about 2 seconds.
After about 2 seconds the indicator lights of all the programme
push buttons will illuminate indicating that the running
programme has been cancelled and that the machine has
returned to setting mode.
It is now possible to select and start a new washing programme.
(If a new washing programme will be selected, check that there
is detergent in the detergent dispenser).
6. To cancel a delay start in progress
Open the dishwasher door.
Press simultaneously the function push buttons 2 and 3 for
about 2 seconds.
After about 2 seconds the indicator lights of all the programme
push buttons will illuminate indicating that the delay start in
progress has been cancelled and that the machine has returned to
setting mode.
With the cancelling of the delay start also the setted programme
has been cancelled.
Set the washing programme again.
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7. End of the washing programme
The dishwasher will automatically stop and an audible signal
informs you of the end of the washing programme.
If the door is not immediately opened at the end of the
programme, air will circulate inside the dishwasher to prevent
residual steam recondensing on the dishes as water droplets.
This device operates intermittently for about 20 minutes, as
long as the dishwasher is switched on.
If the On/Off push button is pressed or the door is opened during
these 20 minutes, the device will be automatically cancelled.
Hot steam may escape from the appliance when opening the door
immediately after the end of the programme, therefore, open the
door carefully.
The end of programme indicator light is illuminated.
Switch off the dishwasher by pressing the On/Off push button.
8. Unloading the dishwasher
Hot dishes are sensitive to knocks. The dishes should therefore be
allowed to cool down before removing from the appliance.
Empty the lower basket first and then the upper one; this will
avoid water dripping from the upper basket onto the dishes in the
lower one.
Water may appear on the sides and the door of the dishwasher as
the stainless steel will eventually become cooler then the dishes.
When the washing programme has finished, it is recommended
that the dishwasher is unplugged and the water tap turned off.
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Operating instructions
Maintenance and cleaning
Clean the external surfaces of the machine and control panel with a
damp soft cloth. If necessary use only neutral detergents. Never use
abrasive products, scouring pads or solvent (acetone, trichloroethylene
etc....).
Ensure that the seals around the door, the detergent and rinse aid
dispensers are cleaned regularly with a damp cloth.
We recommend every 3 months to run a 65°C wash programme
without dishes using detergent.
Cleaning the filters
The filters must be checked and cleaned from time to time.
Dirty filters will degrade the washing result.
1. Open the door, remove the lower basket.
2. The dishwasher filter system comprises a coarse (A/B), a microfilter
(C) and a flat filter (D).
Some dishwasher will only have a coarse filter (A), a microfilter
(C) and a flat filter (D).
Unlock the filter system using the handle on the microfilter, and
remove.
MA35
MA32
3. Turn the handle about 1/4 a turn anticlockwise and remove.
MA36
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4. Take hold of the coarse/fine filter (A/B) by the handle with the hole
and remove from the microfilter (C).
5. Clean all filters thoroughly under running water.
6. Remove the flat filter (D) from the base of the washing
compartment and clean both faces thoroughly.
MA31
7. Put the flat filter (D) back in the base of the washing compartment.
8. Place the coarse/fine filter (A/B) in the microfilter (C) and press
together.
9. Put the filter combination in place and lock by turning the handle
clockwise to the stop. During this process ensure that the flat filter
does not protrude above the base of the washing compartment.
Under no circumstances may the dishwasher be used without
filters.
Incorrect repositioning and fitting of the filters will produce poor
washing results.
NEVER try to remove the upper
spray arm.
If residues of soil have clogged the
holes in the upper spray arm,
remove them with a toothpick.
MA40
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Operating instructions
Prolonged periods of non-operation
If you are not using the machine for any period of time you are
advised to:
1. Unplug the appliance and then turn off the water.
2. Leave the door ajar to prevent the formation of any unpleasant
smells.
3. Leave the inside of the machine clean.
Frost precautions
Avoid placing the machine in a location where the temperature is
below 0°C. If this is unavoidable, empty the machine, close the
appliance door, disconnect the water inlet pipe and empty it.
Moving the machine
If you have to move the machine (moving house etc....):
1. Unplug it.
2. Turn the water tap off.
3. Remove the water inlet and discharge hoses.
4. Pull the machine out together with the hoses.
Avoid over tilting the machine during transportation.
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What to do, when...
Certain problems are due to the lack of simple maintenance or
oversights, which can be solved with the help of the instructions given
here, without calling out an engineer.
...a flashing fault code appears
The dishwasher will not start or stops during operation. The
intervention of an alarm is indicated by a combination of flashing
indicator lights and intermittent audible signals (see following chart).
Open the dishwasher door and carry out the following suggested
corrective actions.
Fault code / Malfunction
- indicator light of the
programme in progress
is flashing
- 1 intermittent audible
signal
- 1 flash of the "end of
programme" indicator
light
The machine does not fill
with water
- indicator light of the
programme in progress
is flashing
- 2 intermittent audible
signals
- 2 flashes of the "end of
programme" indicator
light
Possible cause
Solutions
The water tap is blocked or
furred with limescale.
Clean the water tap.
The water tap is turned off.
Turn the water tap on.
The filter (where present) in
the threaded hose fitting at
the water inlet valve is
blocked.
Clean the filter in the
threaded hose fitting.
The water inlet hose has not
been correctly laid or it is
bent or squashed.
Check the water inlet hose
connection.
The siphon is blocked.
Clean out the siphon.
The water drain hose has not
been correctly laid or it is
bent or squashed.
Check the water drain
hose connection.
The dishwasher will not
drain
- indicator light of the
programme in progress
is flashing
- 3 intermittent audible
signals
- 3 flashes of the "end of
programme" indicator
light
Protection against flooding is
active.
Close the water tap and
contact your local Service
Force Centre.
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Operating instructions
Once the checks have been carried out, to continue the programme
press push button of the programme that was running before the
intervention of the alarm and close the door. The programme will
continue from the point in which it was interrupted. If the fault code
reappears contact your local Service Force Centre.
For other combinations of fault codes not described in the above chart
will appear, please contact your local Service Force Centre.
...there are problems when operating the dishwasher
Fault
The programme does not
start
There is a whistling noise
during washing
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Possible cause
Solutions
The dishwasher door has not
been properly closed.
Close the door.
The main plug is not plugged
in.
Insert the mains plug.
The fuse has blown in the
household fuse box.
Replace the fuse.
For dishwasher models with
delay start option:
Delay start has been selected.
If dishes are o be washed
immediately, cancel the
delay start.
The whistling is not a cause
for concern.
Use a different brand of
detergent.
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...the wash results are not satisfactory
The dishes are not clean
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
●
The wrong washing programme has been selected.
The dishes were arranged in such a way as to stop water reaching all
parts of the surface. The baskets must not be overloaded.
The spray arms do not rotate freely due to wrong arrangement of
the load.
The filters in the base of the washing compartment are dirty or
incorrectly positioned.
Too little or no detergent has been used.
Where there are limescales deposits on the dishes; the salt container
is empty or the wrong level of the water softener has been selected.
The drain hose connection is not correct.
The salt container cap is not properly closed.
The dishes are wet and dull
●
●
Rinse aid was not used.
The rinse aid dispenser is empty.
There are streaks, milky spots or a bluish coating on glasses
and dishes
●
Decrease rinse aid dosing.
Water drops have dried onto glasses and dishes
●
●
Increase rinse aid dosing.
The detergent may be the cause. Contact the detergent
manufacturer’s consumer care line.
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Service
Service
If after all these checks, the problem persists, contact your local
Service Force Centre, quoting the model (Mod.), product number (PNC)
and serial number (S.N.).
This information can be found on the rating plate located on the side
of the dishwasher door (see picture).
RA07
Mod.
.
Prod.N
.......
o. .......
.
Ser.
No.
.......
..
So that you always have these numbers
at hand, we recommend you to make a
note of them here:
Mod. : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
PNC : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
S.N. : . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Service and spare parts
This product should be serviced by an authorised service engineer, and
only genuine spare parts should be used.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine
yourself.
Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or
serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Force Centre.
Always insist on genuine spare parts.
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Guarantee terms
Guarantee terms (Belgium)
Our appliances are produced with the greatest of care. However, a defect may still occur.
Our consumer services department will repair this upon request, either during or after the
guarantee period. The service life of the appliance will not, however, be reduced as a
result.
This declaration of guarantee terms is based on European Union Directive 99/44/EC and
the provisions of the Civil Code. The statutory rights that the consumer has under this
legislation are not affected by this declaration of guarantee terms.
This declaration does not affect the vendor’s statutory warranty to the end user. The
appliance is guaranteed within the context of and in adherence with the following terms:
1. In accordance with provisions laid down in paragraphs 2 to 15, we will remedy free
of charge any defect that occurs within 24 months from the date the appliance is
delivered to the first end user.
These guarantee terms do not apply in the event of use for professional or equivalent
purposes.
2. Performing the guarantee means that the appliance is returned to the condition it
was in before the defect occurred. Defective parts are replaced or repaired.
Parts replaced free of charge become our property.
3. So as to avoid more severe damage, the defect must be brought to our attention
immediately.
4. Applying the guarantee is subject to the consumer providing proof of purchase
showing the purchase and/or delivery date.
5. The guarantee will not apply if damage caused to delicate parts, such as glass
(vitreous ceramic), synthetic materials and rubber, is the result of inappropriate use.
6. The guarantee cannot be called on for minor faults that do not affect the value or
the overall reliability of the appliance.
7. The statutory warranty does not apply when defects are caused by:
● a chemical or electrochemical reaction caused by water,
● abnormal environmental conditions in general,
● unsuitable operating conditions,
● contact with harsh substances.
8. The guarantee does not apply to defects due to transport which have occurred
outside of our responsibility. Nor will the guarantee cover those caused by
inadequate installation or assembly, lack of maintenance or failure to respect the
assembly instructions or directions for use.
9. Defects that result from repairs or measures carried out by people who are not
qualified or expert or defects that result from the addition of non-original
accessories or spare parts are not covered by the guarantee.
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Guarantee terms
10. Appliances that are easy to transport may be delivered or sent to the consumer
services department. Home repairs are only anticipated for bulky appliances or builtin appliances.
11. If the appliances are built-in, built-under, fixed or suspended in such a way that
removing and replacing them in the place where they are fitted takes more than half
an hour, the costs that result therefrom will be charged for. Connected damage
caused by these removal and replacement operations will be the responsibility of the
user.
12. If, during the guarantee period, repairing the same defect repeatedly is not
conclusive, or if the repair costs are considered disproportionate, in agreement with
the consumer, the defective appliance may be replaced with another appliance of
the same value.
In this event, we reserve the right to ask for a financial contribution calculated
according to the length of time it has been used.
13. A repair under guarantee does not mean that the normal guarantee period will be
extended nor that a new guarantee period begins.
14. We give a twelve month guarantee for repairs, limited to the same defect.
15. Except in the event where liability is legally imposed, this declaration of guarantee
terms excludes any compensation for damage outside the appliance for which the
consumer wishes to assert his rights. In the event of legally admitted liability,
compensation will not exceed the purchase price paid for the appliance.
These guarantee terms are only valid for appliances purchased and used in Belgium. For
exported appliances, the user must first make sure that they satisfy the technical
conditions (e.g.: voltage, frequency, installation instructions, type of gas, etc.) for the
country concerned and that they can withstand the local climatic and environmental
conditions. For appliances purchased abroad, the user must first ensure that they meet
the qualifications required in Belgium. Non-essential or requested adjustments are not
covered by the guarantee and are not possible in all cases.
Our consumer services department is always at your disposal, even after the guarantee
period has expired.
Address for our consumer services department:
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS BELGIUM
Bergensesteenweg, 719 - 1502 LEMBEEK
Tel. 02.3630444
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Operating instructions
Technical specifications
Dimensions:
Width
Height
Max depth
Max depth with open door
Electrical connection:
Voltage
Overall power
Fuse
Information on the electrical connection is given on the
rating plate on the inner edge of the dishwasher’s door.
Water supply pressure:
Minimum
Maximum
Capacity:
59.6 cm
86.8 - 94.8 cm
55.5 cm
119 cm
50 kPa (0.5 bar)
800 kPa (8 bar)
12 place settings
This appliance complies with the following E.E.C. Directives:
- 73/23 or 19.2.73 (Low Voltage Directive) and subsequent modifications;
- 89/336 or 3.5.89 (Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive) and subsequent
modifications.
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Installation instructions
Installation instructions
Any electrical and/or plumbing work required to install this
appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician and/or
plumber or competent person.
Remove all packaging before positioning the machine.
If possible, position the machine next to a water tap and a drain.
Building-in
This dishwasher is designed to be fitted under a kitchen counter or
worksurface.
Attention!
Carefully follow the instructions on the enclosed template for
building in the dishwasher and fitting the furniture panel.
No further openings for the venting of the dishwasher are required,
but only to let the water fill and drain hose and power supply cable
pass through.
The dishwasher incorporates adjustable feet to allow the adjustment
of the height.
During all operations that involve accessibility to internal components
the dishwasher has to be unplugged.
When inserting the machine, ensure that the water inlet hose, the
drain hose and the supply cable are not kinked or squashed.
Levelling
Good levelling is essential for correct closure and sealing of the door.
When the appliance is correctly levelled, the door will not catch on
either side of the cabinet.
If the door does not close correctly, loosen or tighten the adjustable
feet until the machine is perfectly level.
Fixing to the adjacent units
The dishwasher must be secured against tilting.
Therefore make sure that the counter it is fixed under, is suitably
secured to a fixed structure (adjacent kitchen units cabinets, wall).
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Water supply connections
This dishwasher may be fed with either hot (max. 60°) or cold water.
Nevertheless we advise you a cold water supply.
A hot water supply is not always efficient with very soiled crockery as
it shortens the washing programmes a lot.
For making the connection itself, the coupling nut fitted to the
machine’s supply hose is designed to screw onto either a 3/4" inch
gas thread spout or to a purpose made quick-coupling tap such as
the Press-block.
The water pressure must be within the limits given in the "Technical
specifications". Your local Water Authority will advise you on the
average mains pressure in your area.
The water inlet hose must not be kinked, crushed, or entangled when
it is being connected up.
The dishwasher features fill and drain hoses which can be turned
either to the left or the right to suit the installation by means of the
locknut. The locknut must be correctly fitted to avoid water leaks.
(Attention! NOT all models of dishwashers have fill and drain hoses
provided with locknut. In this case, this kind of facility is not
possible).
If the machine is connected to new pipes or pipes which have not
been used for a long time, you should run the water for a few
minutes before connecting the inlet hose.
Do not use, for connection, old hoses which have been used in
another appliance.
The dishwasher is fitted with safety devices that prevent the wash
water returning into the drinking water system and comply with the
applicable plumbing regulations.
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Water inlet hose with safety valve
After connecting the double-walled water inlet hose, the safety valve
is next to the tap. Therefore the water inlet hose is only under pressure
while the water is running. If the water inlet hose starts to leak during
this operation, the safety valve cuts off the running water.
Please take care when installing the water inlet hose:
- The electrical cable for the safety valve is in the double-walled
water inlet hose. Do not immerse the water inlet hose or the safety
valve in water.
- If water inlet hose or the safety valve is damaged, remove the mains
plug immediately.
- A water inlet hose with safety valve must only be replaced by a
specialist or by the consumer services department.
- Place the water inlet hose in such a way that it is never higher than
the bottom edge of the safety valve.
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Installation instructions
Water outlet hose connection
The end of the drain hose can be connected in the following ways:
1. To the sink outlet spigot, securing it to the underside of the work
surface. This will prevent waste water from the sink running into the
machine.
2. Hooked over the edge of the sink using the special curved plastic
guide (if provided with the machine).
3. To a stand pipe provided with vent-hole, minimum internal
diameter 4 cm.
The waste connection must be at a height of between 30 cm
(minimum) and 100 cm (maximum) from the bottom of the
dishwasher.
The drain hose can face either to the right or left of the dishwasher
Ensure the hose is not bent or squashed as this could prevent or slow
down the discharge of water.
The sink plug must not be in place when the machine is draining as
this could cause the water to siphon back into the machine.
If you use a drain hose extension it must be no longer than 2 metres
and its internal diameter must be no smaller than the diameter of the
hose provided.
CS18
Likewise the internal diameter of the couplings used for connections
to the waste outlet must be no smaller than the diameter of the hose
provided.
Attention!
Our appliances are supplied with a security device to protect against
the return of dirty water back into the machine.
If the spigot of your sink has a "no return valve" incorporated this can
prevent the correct draining of your dishwasher.
We advise you therefore to remove it.
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Installation instructions
Electrical connection
Information concerning the electrical connection is given on the
rating plate on the edge of the dishwasher’s door.
Before plugging the appliance into the wall socket, make sure that:
1. The mains voltage and current rating at the site of installation
match the nominal voltage and current rating given on the rating
plate.
2. The meter, fuses, mains power supply and wall socket can all take
the maximum load required. Make sure that the socket and plug are
compatible without having to use any type of adaptor. If necessary,
have the domestic wiring system socket replaced.
To isolate the dishwasher from mains, remove the mains plug.
Important!
The plug must still be accessible after the appliance has been
installed.
In case that the electrical cable has to be replaced, please contact
your local consumer services department.
The appliance should not be connected to the electrical supply by
means of an extension cable.
Safety standards require the appliance to be earthed.
The manufacture accepts no liability for failure to observe the
above safety precautions.
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Hints for test centres
Hints for test centres
Testing in accordance with EN 60704 must be carried out with
appliance fully loaded and using the test programme (see "Washing
programmes" chart).
Testing in accordance with EN 60242 must be carried out when the
salt dispenser and rinse aid container have been filled with salt and
rinse aid respectively and using the test programme (see "Washing
programmes" chart).
Load:
12 standard place settings
Rinse aid setting
Position 4 (type III)
Detergent dosage:
5 g + 25 g (type B)
Arrangement upper
basket
Arrangement lower
basket
Arrangement cutlery
basket
Arrangement knife basket
Cup racks: position A
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