Operating instructions | Electrolux 72620 Washer User Manual

ÖKO-LAVAMAT 72620 update
The environmentally friendly washing machine
Instruction book
Dear Customer,
Please read this instruction book through carefully, before using the
appliance.
Please ensure you fully understand the safety instructions on the first
pages of this instruction book! Retain the instruction book for future
reference, and pass it on to any future owners.
The warning triangle and/or the key words (Warning!, Caution!,
Important!), emphasizes information which is important for your
safety or the correct functioning of the appliance. It is essential that
this information is observed.
0 1. This symbol guides you step by step when operating the appliance.
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This symbol gives you additional information and practical tips on using
the appliance.
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Tips and information about the economical and environmentally
friendly use of the machine are marked with the clover symbol.
If you require assistance or advice on your appliance, please contact
our customer care department by letter or telephone:
Customer Care Department
AEG Domestic Appliances Limited
P.O. Box 47
Newbury
Berkshire RG 14 5XL
Tel: 01635 572700
Fax: 01635 42970
Printed on environmentally friendly paper.
Whoever thinks ecologically also acts ecologically.
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Contents
CONTENTS
Operating Instructions
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Safety Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Environmental Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Description of the Appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Front View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Detergent Dispenser Drawer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Program Selector . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Program Option Buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Consumption Data and Wash Times . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
What does "update" mean? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
Before Using for the First Time . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Preparing a Wash Load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Sorting and preparing a wash load . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Washing Types and Care Symbols . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Detergents and Conditioners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Which Detergent? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
And in which form? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
How much Detergent and Fabric Softener? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Using a Water Softening Agent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Running a Wash Cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Brief Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the Washing Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Changing Spin Speed/Selecting Rinse Hold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the Delay Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening and Closing the Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Loading the Washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adding Detergent/Conditioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Starting the Washing Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Washing Program Sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Washing Cycle Complete/Removing the Washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Program Tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Separate Fabric Softening/Starching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Separate Rinsing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Separate Spinning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Maintenance and Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Control Panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Detergent Dispenser Drawer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Washing Machine Drum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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What to do when… . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Trouble Shooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
If the Washing Results are not Satisfactory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Carrying out an Emergency Emptying . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Cleaning the Drain Pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unlocking the Door in an Emergency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Additional Rinse and/or Wash-Water Cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Service & Spare Parts
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Guarantee Conditions
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Installation and Connection Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Installation Safety Precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Appliance Dimensions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Front and Side Views . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Rear View . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
Appliance Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Appliance Transit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Removing Transit Packaging . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Installation-Site Preparation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Levelling the Appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Electrical Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Water Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Water Pressure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Inlet Hose Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Water Drainage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Technical Data . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
AEG Service Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
Index
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
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Safety Instructions
Your safety is of paramount importance, please ensure you read these
warnings before installing or using the appliance. If you are unsure
about any of the meanings of these warnings, contact the Customer
Care Department.
Prior to Initial Start-up
• This appliance must be connected to the cold water supply only.
• Observe the "Installation and Connection Instructions" in this
instruction book.
• If the appliance is delivered during the winter and temperatures are
below freezing, allow the appliance to stand at room temperature for
24 hours before operation
Intended Use
• Always unplug the appliance and turn off the water supply after use.
• Only use the washing machine to wash normal domestic washing. If
the washing machine is used for any other purpose or is incorrectly
used, the manufacturer accepts no liability for any damages which
may result.
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this
product in any way.
• Only use detergents which are suitable for automatic washing
machines, and follow the recommendations of the detergent manufacturer.
• Garments which have been in contact with flammable solvents
should not be washed.
• Dyes and bleaching agents may only be used if specifically permitted
by the manufacturer of these products. We cannot be held liable for
any damages.
• Damage due to frost is not covered by the guarantee! If the washing
machine is located in a room in which below freezing temperatures
might occur, emergency draining must be carried out if danger of
freezing occurs (see "Carrying out an emergency emptying"). In addition, the inlet hose must be disconnected from the tap, drained and
laid on the floor.
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Child Safety
• This appliance is designed to be operated by adults. Children should
not be allowed to tamper with the controls or play with the appliance.
• Pets and children have been known to climb into washing machines.
Please check the drum before use.
• Keep all packaging well away from children.
• Keep all detergents in a safe place out of childrens reach.
• When disposing of the appliance, cut off the mains cable, and destroy
the plug. Disable the door catch to prevent young children being
trapped inside.
General Safety
• Repairs to the washing machine may only be carried out by qualified
personnel. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local AEG Service
Force Centre.
• Never operate the washing machine if the mains cable is damaged or
the control panel, work top or base area are damaged allowing internal components to be accessible.
• Switch off the appliance and isolate from the mains supply before
carrying out any cleaning or maintenance work!
• Do not use the mains cable to pull the plug out of the socket.
• Adaptors and extension cables must not be used. There is risk of overheating!
• During high temperature wash programs, the glass of the door may
become hot. Do not touch!
• Allow the water to cool down before cleaning the drain pump, carrying out emergency emptying or opening the door in an emergency.
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Disposal
Packaging
• Dispose of the packaging material correctly. All packaging materials
are environmentally friendly and can be disposed of without any
danger to the environment.
• The external plastic covering and bags inside are made of polyethylene (marking >PE<).
• The padding is made of CFC free expanded polystyrene
(marking >PS<).
Washing Machine
When disposing of the washing machine:
• Cut off the mains cable and destroy the plug
• Disable the door catch to prevent young children
becoming trapped inside.
• Use an authorised disposal site.
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Environmental Tips
To save water, energy and to help protect the environment, we recommend that you follow these tips:
• Do not use a prewash for normally soiled washing.
• It is more economical to wash full loads.
• When washing small loads reduce the detergent by half to two thirds.
• Pre-treat stains, and then wash at a lower temperature.
• Use the energy saving program when washing light to normally soiled
garments.
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Description of the Appliance
Front View
Control panel
Detergent
dispenser drawer
Rating plate
(behind door)
Door with handle
Flap in front of
drain pump
Height adjustable
feet
Detergent Dispenser Drawer
k
Pre wash detergent/
soaking agent or
water softening agent
if used.
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Main wash detergent
in powder form and
water softenening
agent if required
m
Stain remover
w
Liquid conditioners
(fabric softener, starch)
Suction cap
(must be firmly
pushed on)
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Operating Instructions
Control Panel
DOOR Indicator
Program
Progress Display
Spin Speed/RINSE HOLD START/PAUSE
Button
Button
Program Selector
Program Option Buttons
DELAY TIMER
Button
Multi-Display
OVERDOSING
Indicator
Program Selector
The program selector defines the
nature of the washing cycle (e.g.
water level, drum movement,
number of rinses, spin speed) to suit
the type of washing, as well as the
wash temperature.
OFF
Switches the washing machine off,
the machine is switched on at all
other positions.
COTTONS/LINEN
Main washing cycle for cottons/linen at 30° C to 95° C.
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ENERGY SAVING position: Energy saving program at approx. 67° C for
lightly to normally soiled cottons, extended washing time (cannot be
combined with QUICK WASH and STAIN).
EASY-CARES
Main washing cycle for easy-care fabrics at 30° C to 60° C.
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DELICATES
Main washing cycle for delicates at 30° C or 40° C.
WOOLLENS / P (Hand Washing)
Main washing cycle (cold to 40° C) for machine washable woollens as
well as for hand washable woollen fabrics and silk with the ï (hand
washing) care symbol.
GENTLE RINSE
Separate gentle rinse, e.g. for rinsing hand washed fabrics (2 rinses and
a short spin).
STARCHING
Separate starching, separate softening, separate conditioning of wet
washing (1 rinse, liquid conditioner is washed in from the w compartment, and a spin).
PUMP OUT
Pump out the water at the end of a rinse hold (without spinning).
SPIN
Pump out the water at the end of a rinse hold and spin, or separate
spinning of hand washed cottons/linen.
SHORT SPIN
Pump out the water at the end of a rinse hold and short spin, or separate short spinning of delicate fabrics (easy-cares, delicates, woollens).
Program Option Buttons
The program option buttons are used to adapt the
washing program to suit the degree of soiling of
the washing. program options are not required for
normally soiled washing.
The different functions can be combined together
depending on the program.
PRE WASH
Cold pre wash prior to the subsequent main
washing cycle that follows automatically.
SOAKING
Approx. 1 hour at 40° C. Can be lengthened to a maximum of 19 hours
using the DELAY TIMER button. The main washing program then follows
automatically.
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QUICK WASH
Shortened main washing cycle for lightly soiled washing.
STAIN
For treating heavily soiled or stained washing. (In-wash stain treatment
is washed in from the m compartment at the optimal point in the
program cycle.)
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When the WOOLLENS/P (hand washing) setting is chosen, the program options cannot be selected (any buttons pressed do not have any
effect).
Consumption Data and Wash Times
The values given in the following table for selected programs were
calculated under standard conditions. They provide a useful guide for
operation in the home.
Load in kg
Water
in Litres
Energy
in kWh
Time in
Minutes
COTTONS/LINEN 95
5
49
1.70
121
COTTONS/LINEN 60 1)
5
49
0.94
110
COTTONS/LINEN 40
5
49
0.60
100
EASY-CARES 40
2.5
54
0.50
82
DELICATES 30
2.5
53
0.40
65
1
53
0.28
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Program Selector/Temperature
WOOLLENS / P (Hand Washing) 30
1) Note: program setting for testing in accordance with EN 60 456
What does "update" mean?
The control system of your machine is fully electronic. The software
which determines this control system can be reprogrammed. If a state
of the art in washing technology is reached, your machine can be
updated.
The cost of the update will be advised at the time of the request. For
further information regarding this please contact the AEG Customer
Care Department.
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Before Using for the First Time
0 1. Pull the detergent dispenser drawer out a short distance.
2. Pour about 1 litre of water through the detergent dispenser drawer
into the washing machine. When this has been done, the ÖKO lock can
function correctly.
3. Run a washing cycle without washing (COTTONS 95, with half the
amount of washing powder).
This removes any residues from the drum which may have been left
during manufacture.
Preparing a Wash Load
Sorting and preparing a wash load
• Sort washing according to care symbol and type (see "Washing types
and care symbols").
• Empty all pockets.
• Remove metal objects (paper clips, safety pins etc.).
• In order to prevent bunching up of washing and damage to washing,
close zippers, button up duvets and pillow cases, and tie up loose
straps such as from aprons.
• Turn articles with double layered textiles inside out (sleeping bags,
anoraks etc.).
• Coloured, knitted fabrics, as well as wool and textiles with appliqués
should be turned inside out.
• Place small and delicate articles (socks, tights, bras, etc.) into a
washing net or a pillow case.
• Handle curtains with care. Remove metal strips or plastic hooks.
• Do not wash coloured and white washing together. White washing
will otherwise turn grey.
• New, coloured washing often contains excessive dye. Wash these
items separately the first time.
• Mix small and large articles of washing! This improves washing efficiency, and the washing is more evenly distributed during the spin
cycle.
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• Shake out washing before placing into the washing machine.
• Do not place folded washing into the drum.
• Observe tips such as "wash separately" and "wash separately several
times"!
Washing Types and Care Symbols
Care symbols assist in the selection of the correct washing program.
Washing should be sorted according to type and care symbol. The temperatures indicated in the care symbols are maximum temperatures.
Cottons ç
Textiles made from cotton and linen with this care symbol will withstand maximum wash actions and high temperatures.
The COTTONS/LINEN program is appropriate for this type of washing.
Linen è ë
Textiles made from cotton and linen with these care symbols will withstand maximum wash actions and high temperatures.
The COTTONS/LINEN program is appropriate for this type of washing.
Easy-care washing ê í î
Fabrics such as treated cottons, cotton mixtures and synthetics with
this care symbol need a softer washing action.
The EASY-CARES program is suitable for this type of washing.
Delicates ì
Fabrics such as those with layered fibres, micro-fibres, as well as synthetics and net curtains with this care symbol require particularly careful
handling. The DELICATES program is suitable for this type of washing.
Wool and particularly delicate washing 9 ì ï
Textiles such as wool, wool mixtures and silk with these care symbols
require a very gentle wash cycle. The WOOLLENS/P (Hand washing)
program is appropriate for this type of washing.
Important! Fabrics with this care symbol ñ (Do Not Wash!) must not
be washed in the washing machine!
Detergents and Conditioners
Only use detergents and fabric softeners suitable for automatic
washing machines. As a general rule follow the instructions of the
detergent manufacturers.
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Which Detergent?
To ensure you obtain the best wash results from your appliance, it is
important to use the right detergent in your everyday wash, and only
detergents recommended for use in automatic machines.
To maintain the appearance of your clothes and household textiles and
to make them last longer you should use different types of detergent
for different washes whether for whites, colours or delicates.
Whites
We recommend the Ariel product range
which is biological and designed to provide
excellent cleaning and stain removal even
at lower temperatures.
Non Biological
If you prefer to use a non biological detergent, which does not contain enzymes we
recommend Fairy. Fairy provides good
cleaning and stain removal.
Coloureds
For coloured items, you should use a detergent which is designed to clean while maintaining the original colour. Ariel Color does
not contain bleach and therefore helps to
preserve colours.
Delicate Items
When washing delicates, such as wool, you
should use a product which is specially designed
to care for fine fabrics. Dreft Automatic is suitable for woollens and other delicates.
Laundry Bleach
For additional stain removal you may wish
to use a product such as Ace Gentle Bleach,
which is used in addition to your chosen
detergent. Ace is suitable for all washable
fabrics including coloureds.
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And in which form?
Not only are there different types of detergent, but they are also available in different forms. Whether you choose a powder or liquid in
traditional or compact form, is down to personal choice.
Traditional Powders
Pour the powder directly into the dispenser drawer. Do not sprinkle
powder onto clothes in the machine drum.
Liquids
Measure the detergent into the specially designed dosing device* which
should be placed on top of the laundry, and at the back of the machine
drum.
Compact
Compact detergents (or concentrates as they are also known) are available in liquid or powder form, and generally require a smaller dosage.
Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure the most economical
usage. Pour the detergent directly into the dispenser drawer, or alternatively measure the detergent into the specially designed dosing device*
which should be placed on top of the laundry, and at the back of the
machine drum.
*If you use a dosing device/ball in a washer dryer, please ensure the
device/ball is removed before carrying out a drying programme.
Fabric Conditioners
These are ideal for improving „softness“, and also reduce static cling on
synthetics and make ironing easier. They are available in two types:
For example Lenor liquid fabric softener, for
use in the washing machine/washer dryer.
The liquid fabric softener should be poured
into the compartment marked with the symbol w. Follow the manufacturer’s dosage
instructions and never exceed the MAX level.
Bounce conditioning sheets for use in a
tumble dryer. We recommend the conditioning sheets are pinned (using a safety pin)
to an article of laundry and placed in the
tumble dryer.
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How much Detergent and Fabric Softener?
The amount to be used depends on
• the load:
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If the detergent manufacturer does not make any specifications for
small loads, use a third less for half loads, and for very small loads only
use half of the amount of washing powder recommended for a full
load.
• the soiling:
For only lightly soiled washing use less washing powder. Follow the
instructions of the detergent manufacturer.
• the water hardness:
The harder the water, the higher the dosage! You will find the quantities to use according to water hardness on the detergent packet.
Using a Water Softening Agent
In hard water areas, the use of a water softening agent can reduce the
amount of detergent necessary. See manufacturers recommendations.
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Operating Instructions
Running a Wash Cycle
Brief Instructions
A washing cycle consists of the following steps:
0 1. Set the correct washing program:
– select the program and the temperature with the program selector
– select any program options if required
2. If necessary change the spin speed/select RINSE HOLD).
3. Set time delay if required.
4. Open the door, load the washing.
5. Shut the door.
6. Add detergent/conditioner.
7. Start washing program.
When the Washing Program has Finished:
Important! If the washing cycle ended with rinse hold, carry out a
PUMP OUT, SPIN or SHORT SPIN before opening the door.
8. Open the door, remove the washing.
9. Set the program selector to OFF.
10. Close the water tap.
We recommend you unplug the appliance and turn off the water
supply when the washing program has finished.
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Setting the Washing Program
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See "Program Tables" for a suitable program, correct temperature and
possible additional programs to suit the type of washing.
Set the program selector to the
desired program and the desired
temperature.
The expected duration of the program selected is displayed on the
multi-display in minutes.
If required select program option(s):
The indicator of the program option selected
lights up.
– To change the selection press another button.
– To cancel a selection, press the button again.
Changing Spin Speed/Selecting Rinse Hold
0
If necessary change the spin speed for the final spin/
select rinse hold: press the spin speed/RINSE HOLD
button repeatedly until the indicator of the required
spin speed or RINSE HOLD illuminates.
With RINSE HOLD the washing stays in the final
rinse water.
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If you do not change the spin speed, the final spin
will be automatically adjusted to suit the washing
program:
– COTTONS/LINEN
1200 revolutions per minute
– EASY-CARES
1000 revolutions per minute
– DELICATES
1000 revolutions per minute
– WOOLLENS/P (Hand Washing)
1000 revolutions per minute
The speed for the intermediate spin is dependent on the program
selected and cannot be changed.
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Operating Instructions
Setting the Delay Timer
0
If necessary set the delay timer:
press the DELAY TIMER button repeatedly
until the desired time delay is displayed in
the multi-display, for example 12h for a
12 hour delay start of the program.
3
If 19h is displayed and you press the button again, the duration of the
washing program set appears (displayed in minutes, e.g. 119). In this
condition the start delay timer is not set.
If the SOAKING option is selected the delay timer determines the
soaking time. (Without delay timer the soaking time is approx. 1 hour.)
Opening and Closing the Door
0
0
Opening: pull the handle on the door.
Closing: press the door firmly
When the appliance is switched on, the DOOR
indicator shows whether the door can be opened:
– green light = door can be opened
– light off
= door cannot be opened at the moment
– red light = door is open
Loading the Washing
See "Program Tables" for maximum loads.
For information about the correct preparation of the washing see
"Washing Types and Care Symbols".
0 1. Sort and prepare washing according to type.
2. Open the door: pull the handle on the door.
3. Load the washing.
Important! Do not trap any washing when closing the door! The fabrics
and the machine could be damaged!
4. Close the door firmly.
3
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Operating Instructions
Adding Detergent/Conditioner
For instructions concerning detergents and conditioners see
"Detergents and Conditioners".
0 1. Open the detergent dispenser drawer:
press in the flap on the drawer so as to be
able to grasp the handle (1), pull out the
drawer (2).
2. Add detergent/conditioner.
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k
Pre-wash detergent/detergent for soaking
(for program options PRE WASH/
SOAKING), or water softening agent.
l
Main wash detergent in powder form
(if you use a water softening agent and
need compartment k for the pre-wash/
soaking detergent, add the softening agent
to the detergent in compartment l.)
m
Stain remover
(only for STAIN action phase)
Liquid conditioners (fabric softener, starch)
Important: Do not fill above the MAX mark. When using thick concentrated fabric conditioners and starches we recommend you dilute the
concentrate with water to ensure trouble-free dispensing.
If using starch powder dissolve according to manufacturers instructions.
3. Push the detergent dispenser drawer right in.
w
When using Liquid Detergents:
Add liquid detergent with dosing containers provided by the detergent
manufacturer. Observe instructions on detergent package.
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Operating Instructions
Starting the Washing Program
0 1. Check whether the water tap is open.
2. Start the washing program: press the START/PAUSE
button.
The washing program is started, or starts at the end of
the time delay set.
3
If the DOOR indicator flashes red when the START/PAUSE button is
pressed, the door is not properly closed. Close the door firmly and press
the START/PAUSE button again.
If the delay timer has been set:
The start time delay set on the delay timer counts down; the time
remaining until the program starts is displayed on the multi-display (in
whole hours remaining). During this time you can add washing, change
or stop the delay timer.
• Adding washing: press the START/PAUSE button, the door can be
opened. Then close the door and press the START/PAUSE) button
again.
• Changing or stopping delay timer: press the DELAY TIMER button
repeatedly until the desired time is displayed; when the program
duration is displayed (display in minutes, e.g.119), the washing program starts without delay.
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Operating Instructions
Washing Program Sequence
Program Progress Display
Prior to the start, the program steps chosen
are displayed on the program progress display.
During the washing program, the current program step is displayed.
Multi-Display
The expected time remaining (in minutes) to
the end of the program is displayed on the
multi-display.
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Counting down of the remaining time may be stopped or corrected by
the washing machine controller as a result of automatic adjustments to
the program (amount of washing, washing type, imbalance detection,
special rinse cycle, etc.).
Changing the Spin Speed
The spin speed can be changed or RINSE HOLD set during the washing
program.
Other settings cannot be altered.
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3
Stopping the Program
To stop the washing program early turn the program selector to OFF.
The washing program can be interrupted at any time using the START/
PAUSE button and then continued by pressing the button again. It is
not possible to change the washing program during a pause.
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Operating Instructions
Washing Cycle Complete/Removing the Washing
Once the washing program has come to an end, END illuminates on the
program progress display.
If RINSE HOLD was selected, the indicator beside the START/PAUSE
button flashes.
0 1. After a RINSE HOLD, the water must first be pumped out:
– Press either the START/PAUSE button (the washing will be spun in
accordance with the program which has just been completed; the
spin speed can also be changed during spinning using the spin speed/
RINSE HOLD button),
or
– turn the program selector to (PUMP OUT), and press the START/PAUSE
button (the water is pumped out without spinning),
or
– turn the program selector to SPIN or SHORT SPIN, and press the
START/PAUSE button (the washing will be spun or short spun).
At the end of this program step, the END indicator will illuminate.
2. Open the door.
As soon as the DOOR indicator is green, the door can be opened.
3. Turn the program selector to OFF.
4. Remove the washing.
5. Close the water tap.
6. Pull the detergent drawer out a little after washing so that it can dry
out. Leave the door ajar so that air can circulate in the washing
machine.
3
If the OVERDOSING indicator illuminates, then too much detergent was
used in the washing program just completed, and as a result an additional rinse performed. Next time you use the machine, observe the
detergent manufacturer’s dosing instructions for the load to be
washed!
Important! If the washing machine is not to be used for a long period:
close the tap and isolate the washing machine from the mains.
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Operating Instructions
Program Tables
Washing
Not all possible settings are given in the following, but only those that
are useful and meaningful in everyday use.
Type of Washing,
Care Symbol
Max. Load
(Weight Dry)1)
Program Selector
Temperature
Possible
Option Buttons
PRE WASH
Cottons
ç
5kg
COTTONS/LINEN
95
SOAKING
QUICK WASH
STAIN
Energy Saving Program
Cottons ç
5kg
COTTONS/LINEN
ENERGY SAVING
PRE WASH
SOAKING
PRE WASH
Linen
è ë
5kg
COTTONS/LINEN
30 to 60
SOAKING
QUICK WASH
STAIN
PRE WASH
Easy-Cares
ê í î
2.5kg
EASY-CARES
30 to 60
SOAKING
QUICK WASH
STAIN
PRE WASH
Delicates
ì
2.5kg
(or 15-20m2
Net Curtains)
DELICATES
30, 40
SOAKING
QUICK WASH
STAIN
Woollens/Hand Washing
9 ì ï
1kg
P
WOOLLENS
COLD to 40
1) A 10-litre bucket contains about 2.5 kg of dry washing (cotton).
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Operating Instructions
Separate Fabric Softening/Starching
Type of Washing
Cottons/Linen
Max. Load
(Weight Dry)
Program Selector
5kg
Easy-Cares
2.5kg
Delicates
2.5kg
STARCHING
Separate Rinsing
Type of Washing
Cottons/Linen
Max. Load
(Weight Dry)
5kg
Easy-Cares
2.5kg
Delicates
2.5kg
Woollens/Hand Washing
Program Selector
GENTLE RINSE
1kg
Separate Spinning
Type of Washing
Cottons/Linen
Program Selector
5kg
SPIN
Easy-Cares
2.5kg
Delicates
2.5kg
Woollens/Hand Washing
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Max. Load
(Weight Dry)
1kg
SHORT SPIN
Operating Instructions
Maintenance and Cleaning
Control Panel
Important! Do not use household furniture polish or abrasive cleaners
to clean the panel and operating parts.
Wipe over the operating panel with a damp cloth. Use warm water.
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Detergent Dispenser Drawer
The detergent dispenser drawer should be cleaned from time to time.
0 1. Pull the detergent dispenser drawer out as far as it will go.
2. Remove the detergent dispenser drawer by pulling sharply.
3. Remove the suction cap.
Suction cap
4. Clean the suction cap under running
water.
5. Clean the separate compartments
with warm water. A bottle brush is a
useful aid.
6. Push on the suction cap firmly so
that it is sitting tightly.
7. Clean the entire compartment area of
the washing machine with a brush.
8. Set the detergent dispenser drawer
into the guide tracks and push in.
Washing Machine Drum
0
The washing machine drum is made from rust-free stainless steel. Any
objects left in the laundry which are likely to rust can stain the drum.
Important! Do not clean the stainless steel drum with descaling agents
containing acids, scouring agents containing chlorine or iron or steel
wool. AEG Service Force Centre has suitable agents available.
(Part no: 899 646 401 5214)
Remove rust stains on the drum with a stainless steel cleaning agent.
Door
0
Regularly check if there are deposits or foreign bodies in the rubber
seal behind the door and remove them.
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Operating Instructions
What to do when…
3
The whistling noise when spinning may be different to
your prevous washing machine which is due to the
modern drive system.
Trouble Shooting
If you call out an engineer and the fault is listed here, a charge is levied
even if the appliance is in guarantee.
• If the error code (1 or (2 is displayed in the multi-display, check the
troubleshooting guide below before calling an engineer:
Display (1 "No water flows in ...".
Display (2 "Washing has not been spun sufficiently, ...".
After eliminating the error, press the START/PAUSE button. If the
error code is displayed again, please contact your local AEG Service
Force Centre
• For all other errors displayed in the multi-display, please contact your
local AEG Service Force Centre, stating the error code.
Malfunction
Possible Cause
Remedy
Mains plug is not plugged in. Insert mains plug.
House fuse is defective.
Washing machine does Door is not closed properly.
not work.
No water flows in.
Error code (1
appears.
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Replace fuse.
Close door; lock must engage
audibly.
START/PAUSE button not
pressed for long enough.
Keep START/PAUSE button
pressed until the program
starts.
Tap is closed.
Open tap.
Filter in the threaded fitting
on the water inlet hose is
blocked.
Unscrew the hose from the
tap, remove the filter and
clean under running water.
Operating Instructions
Malfunction
Possible Cause
The machine is not level.
Washing machine
vibrates during operation or is unstable.
Remedy
Adjust the feet according to
the installation and connection instruction.
There is only very little washing in the machine (e.g. only Does not impair function.
a bath robe).
Water could not be completely pumped out prior to
spinning because
the drain hose is kinked or
the drain pump is blocked.
Check the drain hose and if
necessary remove any kink or
clean the drain pump and
remove any foreign bodies
from the pump housing.
It may be necessary to
reduce the amount of deterExcessive foaming dur- Probably too much detergent
gent used. Follow the detering the main wash
was used.
gent manufacturer’s
recommendations.
Water runs out from
under the washing
machine.
Fabric softener is not
added, compartment
À for fabric softener
is filled with water.
Threaded fitting on the
water inlet hose is leaking.
Tighten the inlet hose connections.
The inlet hose has a leak.
Check the inlet hose and if
necessary replace it.
The drain pump cover is not
tight.
Tighten cover by turning
clockwise.
Washing is caught in the
door.
Stop the program, remove
the washing caught in the
door, start a new program.
Suction cap in the fabric sof- Clean detergent dispenser
tener compartment is not
drawer, place suction cap
correctly fitted or is blocked. firmly in position.
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Operating Instructions
Malfunction
Possible Cause
Remedy
Drain hose is kinked.
Remove kink.
Drain hose to high.
Check installation
instructions.
Washing has not been
spun sufficiently, there
is water left in the
Drain pump is blocked.
drum.
Error code (2 appears.
Switch off the machine
and pull the plug out of the
socket.
Carry out emergency emptying (see “Carrying out an
Emergency Emptying“).
Clean the drain pump.
The water drainage system is
Clean the blockage.
blocked.
Door cannot be opened The door is locked due to
when the machine is
safety reasons (DOOR
switched off.
indicator is off).
Water tap is not fully open.
The inlet hose filter in the
Remnants of detergent
coupling of the inlet hose at
are building up in the
the tap is blocked.
detergent dispenser
drawer.
The inlet valve filter in the
coupling of the inlet hose at
the appliance is blocked..
Rinse water is cloudy.
Wait until the DOOR
indicator is green.
Open the water tap fully.
Clean filter.
Clean filter.
The cause is probably a
No negative impact on the
detergent with a high silicate rinsing results, possibly use
content.
liquid detergent.
When pressing a proThe program option selected
gram option button the
is not available with the pro- Make another selection.
corresponding display
gram set.
does not light up
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Operating Instructions
If the Washing Results are not Satisfactory
If the washing turns greyish and limescale deposits are present in
the drum
• Insufficient washing powder has been added.
• Incorrect washing powder was used.
• Stains were not pretreated.
• Program or temperature was not set correctly.
• When using modular washing powders the individual components
were not used in the correct ratio.
If there are still grey stains on the washing
• Washing soiled with ointments, grease or oils was washed with insufficient washing powder.
• The temperature selected for the wash was too low.
• A frequent cause is that fabric softener especially a concentrated one
has come into contact with the washing. Wash out these types of
stains as fast as possible and use the fabric softener carefully.
If after the final rinse foam is still visible
• Modern washing powders can still cause foam in the final rinse cycle.
The washing is nevertheless sufficiently rinsed.
If there are white residues on the washing
• These are insoluble contents of modern washing powders. They are
not the result of an insufficient rinse. Shake out the washing or brush
it off. Turn the washing inside out before washing it. Review your
choice of powder, possibly use liquid detergents.
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Operating Instructions
Carrying out an Emergency Emptying
• If the washing machine no longer pumps out the water an emergency
emptying must be carried out.
• If the washing machine is located in a room in which below freezing
temperatures might occur, emergency emptying must be carried out
if danger of freezing occurs.
Furthermore, the inlet hose must be disconnected from the tap,
drained and laid on the floor.
Warning! Switch the washing machine off and pull the mains plug
prior to emergency draining.
Warning! The water, which flows out of the emergency emptying hose
can be hot. First allow the water to cool down before emergency emptying!
0 1. Have a flat container on hand to catch the water running out.
2. Pull down the flap in the left corner of
the base strip (1) and remove it (2).
1
3. Remove the emergency emptying hose
from its holder.
4. Pull the emergency emptying hose
out a little.
5. Place the container under the hose.
6. Undo and remove the plug in the end of
the emergency emptying hose by turning
it anti-clockwise (1) and pull it out (2).
The wash-water runs out. Depending
upon the amount of water, it may be
necessary to empty the container several
times. Temporarily close the emergency
emptying hose with the plug.
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Operating Instructions
When the Water is Completely Drained:
7. Push and twist the plug firmly back into the emergency emptying hose.
8. Push the emergency emptying hose back in a little and let it catch on
to the holder.
9. Put on the flap and close.
The ÖKO lock does not function when the machine has been fully emptied. Therefore add approx. 1 litre of water before the next wash (pour
in through the detergent dispenser drawer).
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Cleaning the Drain Pump
Warning! Switch off the washing machine and pull the mains plug out
before cleaning the drain pump!
0 1. First carry out an emergency emptying (see section "Carrying out an
emergency emptying").
2. Place a towel on the floor in front of the cover of the drain pump. Surplus water may flow out.
3. Unscrew the cover of the drain pump
by twisting it anti-clockwise (1) and
pull it out (2).
1
4. Remove any foreign bodies which may
be in the pump housing.
5. Check whether the impeller of the
pump can be turned. (It is normal for
the pump to turn in steps.) If the
impeller cannot be turned at all please
contact your local AEG Service Force
Centre.
6. Replace the cover (1) (insert the ridges
on the cover into the guiding slots)
and screw on tightly in a clockwise
direction (2).
7. Close emergency emptying hose, push
in and fix in place.
8. Close the flap.
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Operating Instructions
Unlocking the Door in an Emergency
If the door cannot be opened (e.g. due to a faulty door lock or due to a
power cut during the washing program), it can be opened using the
emergency unlock feature.
0 1. If water can be seen in the window of the door first carry out an emergency emptying (see section "Carrying out an emergency emptying").
2. Turn the knob anti-clockwise with the
help of a coin or a screwdriver.
3. Open the door by pulling on the door
handle.
Knob
Additional Rinse and/or Wash-Water Cooling
The washing machine is on a very economical water consumption setting.
• For people who suffer from an allergy to detergents, it it may be
helpful to rinse with extra water (additional rinse).
• The wash-water can be cooled down before being pumped out at the
end of the main wash (by adding cold water). This reduces thermal
shock to fabrics, helping to prevent creasing.
3
The program duration and water consumption are increased by washwater cooling and/or the additional rinse.
Additional Rinse (RINSE+)
3
If this function is set an additional rinse is performed for the
programs COTTONS/LINEN, EASY-CARES and DELICATES.
As supplied from the factory, the additional rinse function is not
set.
Setting the Additional Rinse Function:
0 1. Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN.
2. Press the SOAKING button for at least 5 seconds.
After the button has been kept pressed for 5 seconds, RINSE+ flashes
on the program progress display for 5 seconds.
3. Whilst RINSE+ is flashing, release the SOAKING button.
The additional rinse function is set once the flashing has ceased. It continues to be set until specifically disabled.
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Operating Instructions
When the additional rinse function is selected, the RINSE+ indicator on
the program progress display illuminates prior to program start and
during the additional rinse.
4. If you wish to check whether the additional rinse function is selected:
– Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN.
– Press the SOAKING button briefly.
If RINSE+ flashes on the program progress display, the additional rinse
function is set.
Disabling the Additional Rinse Function:
0 1. Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN.
2. Press the SOAKING button for at least 5 seconds.
As soon as the button is pressed RINSE+ flashes on the program
progress display. After 5 seconds RINSE+ ceases to flash and illuminates continuously for a further 5 seconds.
3. Whilst RINSE+ is continuously illuminated, release the SOAKING
button.
Once RINSE+ has ceased to illuminate, the additional rinse function is
disabled.
Wash-Water Cooling
3
The water is cooled prior to pumping out at the end of the main wash
(by adding cold water). This setting is only effective for COTTON/LINEN
at a temperature of over 40° C.)
Wash-water cooling is not selected upon delivery from the factory.
Select Wash-Water Cooling:
0 1. Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN.
2. Press the PRE WASH button for at least 5 seconds.
After the button has been kept pressed for 5 seconds, MAINWASH
flashes on the program progress display for 5 seconds.
3. Whilst MAINWASH is flashing, release the PRE WASH button.
After blinking has stopped, wash-water cooling is selected. It remains
functional until it is deleted.
4. If you want to check and see if wash-water cooling has been selected:
– Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN.
– Press the PRE WASH button briefly.
If MAINWASH flashes on the program progress display, the wash-water
cooling function is set.
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Operating Instructions
Switching off Wash-Water Cooling:
0 1. Turn the program selector to SHORT SPIN.
2. Press the PRE WASH button for at least 5 seconds.
As soon as the button is pressed MAINWASH flashes on the program
progress display. After 5 seconds MAINWASH ceases to flash and illuminates continuously for 5 seconds.
3. Whilst MAINWASH is continuously illuminated, release the PRE WASH
button.
Once MAINWASH has ceased to illuminate, the wash-water cooling
function is disabled.
Additional Rinse and Wash-Water Cooling
The additional rinse and wash-water cooling functions can be combined. Set as described in “Additional rinse” and “Wash-water cooling”.
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Service & Spare Parts
SERVICE & SPARE PARTS
If after carrying out the necessary checks there is still a fault with your
appliance please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre.
In guarantee customers should ensure that the suggested checks
have been made as the engineer will make a charge if the fault is
not a mechanical or electrical breakdown.
Please note that proof of purchase is required for in-guarantee service
calls.
Service & Spare Parts
If you require a service engineer or wish to purchase spare parts,
contact your local AEG Service Force Centre, by telephoning:
0870 5 929 929
Help us to help you
Please determine your type of enquiry before telephoning. When you
contact us we need to know.
1. Your name, address and post code.
2. Your telephone number.
3. Clear and concise details of the fault.
– What is the fault?
– When does the fault occur?
– Does the multi-display issue an error-message ((and a number)?
4. The model, production number and product identification number.
5. Date of purchase.
This information can be found on
the rating plate, so you have these
numbers to hand we recommend
you write them below.
PNC
......................................................
S-No. ......................................................
Customer Care
For general enquiries regarding your AEG appliance, or further information on AEG products please contact our customer care department.
Customer Care Department
AEG Domestic Appliances Limited
P.O. Box 47, Newbury, Berkshire RG 14 5XL
Tel: 01635 572700, Fax: 01635 42970
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Guarantee Conditions
GUARANTEE CONDITIONS
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
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Guarantee Conditions
AEG offer the following guarantee to the first purchaser of this appliance.
The guarantee is valid for 12 months commencing when the appliance is handed over
to the first retail purchaser, which must be verified by purchase invoice or similar documentation.
The guarantee does not cover commercial use.
The guarantee covers all parts or components which fail due to faulty workmanship or
faulty materials. The guarantee does not cover appliances where defects or poor performance are due to misuse, accidental damage, neglect, faulty
installation,unauthorised modification or attempted repair, commercial use or failure
to observe requirements and recommendations set out in the instruction book.
This guarantee does not cover such parts as light bulbs, removable glassware, dust bags
or filters.
Should guarantee repairs be necessary the purchaser must inform the nearest customer
service office (manufacturer´s service or authorised agent). AEG reserves the right to
stipulate the place of the repair (i. e. the customer´s home, place of installation or AEG
workshop).
The guarantee or free replacement includes both labour and materials.
Repairs carried out under guarantee do not extend the guarantee period for the appliance. Parts removed during guarantee repairs become the property of AEG.
The purchaser´s statutory rights are not affected by this guarantee.
Guarantee Conditions
European Guarantee
If you should move to another country within Europe then your guarantee moves with
you to your new home subject to the following qualifications:
– The guarantee starts from the date you first purchased your product.
– The guarantee is for the same period and to the same extent for labour and parts as
exist in the new country of use for this brand or range of products.
– This guarantee relates to you and connot be transferred to another user.
– Your new home is within the European Community (EC) or European Free Trade Area.
– The product is installed and used in accordance with our instructions and is only used
domestically, i. e. a normal household.
– The product is installed taking into account regulations in your new country.
Before you move please contact your nearest Customer Care Centre, listed below, to
give them details of your new home. They will then ensure that the local Service Organisation is aware of your move and able to look after you and your appliances.
France
Senlis
+33 (0) 44 62 29 29
Germany
Nürnberg
+49 (0) 911 323 2600
Italy
Pordenone
+39 (0) 1678 47053
Sweden
Stockholm
+46 (0) 8 738 7910
UK
Newbury
+44 (0) 1635 572700
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Installation and Connection Instructions
INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION
INSTRUCTIONS
Installation Safety Precautions
• This appliance is heavy, care should be taken when moving it.
• When moving, do not tip the washing machine onto it’s front or left
hand side (viewed from the front). This is to prevent the possibility of
electrical components becoming wet.
• Before installation inspect the machine for transport damage. Do not
connect the appliance if it is damaged – contact your retailer.
• Ensure all packaging and transit bolts/bar have been removed, see
“Removing of Transit Packaging“. Failure to remove packaging and
transit bolt/bar may cause serious damage to the product or property.
• Any plumbing work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified plumber or competent person.
• Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
• Check the electricity supply is the same as that indicated on the rating plate of the appliance.
• Should the appliance mains cable need to be adapted for any reason
this should only be carried out by a qualified/competent person.
• In the case of a permanent connection it is necessary that you install
a double pole switch between the appliance and the electricity supply
(mains), with a minimum gap of 3 mm between the switch contacts
and of a type suitable for the required load in compliance with the
electrical regulations.
• The switch must not break the yellow and green earth cable at any
point.
• Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not stand on
the electrical supply cable.
• The installation must comply with local water authority and building
regulations requirements.
• Appliances designed for cold water connection must not be connected to hot water.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Appliance Dimensions
Front and Side Views
Rear View
Important! This appliance must be connected to the cold water supply
only.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Appliance Installation
3
The appliance worktop must not be removed to gain a height reduction
when installing under a kitchen worktop.
Appliance Transit
• To prevent electrical components becoming wet when moving the
appliance, do not tip the washing machine onto it’s front or the left
hand side (viewed from the front).
• Do not transport the appliance without the transit packaging/bolts/
bar in place. Transporting the appliance without the transport packaging/bolts/bar in place may cause damage to the product.
• Never lift the appliance by the door.
• The appliance is heavy, care must be taken when moving it.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Removing Transit Packaging
Important! Ensure all transit packaging is removed prior to installation.
Retain transit packaging for future use.
The appliance is supplied with a spanner (H) and plastic caps (E) (2 pcs.)
and (G) (1 pc).
0 1. Remove the hose holder (A).
2. Remove the 2 screws (B) with the spanner supplied (H).
3. Remove the 4 screws (C).
4. Remove the transit bar (D).
5. Cover the holes left by screws (B) the 2 plastic caps (E).
Important: When fitting the plastic caps, press until they snap into the
rear panel securely.
6. Replace the 4 screws (C), for safe keeping.
7. Remove the screw and compression spring (F) with the spanner (H),
cover the hole with plastic cap (G).
Important: When fitting the plastic cap, press until they snap into the
rear panel securely.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Installation-Site Preparation
• The installation surface must be clean, dry and level.
• Do not install on deep pile carpet.
• If the appliance is installed next to heat source (e. g. cooking appliance), a heat insulating pad (85 x 57 cm) must be placed between the
washing machine and the heat source.
• Do not install the appliance in locations where the temperature may
fall below freezing.
• Please ensure that when the appliance is installed it is easily accessible for the engineer in the event of a breakdown.
Installation on a Suspended Floor
Suspended wooden floors are particularly susceptible to vibration. To
help prevent vibration we recommend you place a waterproof wood
panel, at least 15 mm thick under the appliance, secured to at least 2
floor beams with screws. If possible install the appliance in one of the
corners of the room, where the floor is more stable.
Levelling the Appliance
Using the four adjustable threaded feet, compensation can be made for
unevenness in the floor and the height of the appliance adjusted. The
height can be adjusted over the range +10... -5 mm.
To adjust the feet use the special spanner supplied for removing the
transport braces.
0 1. Slide the special key firmly onto the hexagon head of the threaded foot
all the way to the stop.
2. Adjust the threaded feet so that the appliance is level and sits stably.
The appliance must not rock across the corners when operating under
load.
3. If necessary, check positioning with a spirit level.
Important! Never use strips or shims of wood or cardboard etc. to
compensate for any uneveness in the floor. Always use the adjustable
feet.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Electrical Connection
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
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WARNING - THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED.
The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety
measures not be observed.
Before switching on, make sure
the electricity supply voltage is
the same as that indicated on
the appliance rating plate.
The rating plate is located at
the top of the rim of the open
door.
The appliance is supplied with a 13amp plug fitted. In the event of having to change the fuse in the plug supplied, a 13amp ASTA approved
(BS 1362) fuse must be used.
Green
Should the plug need to be replaced
& Yellow
for any reason. The wires in the
mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code:
Green and Yellow : Earth
Blue
: Neutral
Brown
: Live
Blue
Brown
Cord Clamp
• The wire coloured green and yellow must be connected to the terminal marked with the letter “E“ or by the earth symbol
or coloured
green and yellow.
• The wire coloured blue must be connected to the terminal “N“ or coloured black.
• The wire coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked
“L“ or coloured red.
• Upon completion there must be no cut, or stray strands of wire
present and the cord clamp must be secure over the outer sheath.
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WARNING! A cut off plug inserted into a 13 amp socket is a serious safety (shock) hazard. Ensure that the cut off plug is disposed
of safely.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Permanent Connection
In the case of a permanent connection it is necessary that you install a
double pole switch between the appliance and the electricity supply
(mains), with a minimum gap of 3 mm between the switch contacts
and of a type suitable for the required load in compliance with the current electrical regulations.
The switch must not break the yellow and green earth cable at any
point.
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This appliance is in accordance with the following EU Guidelines:
– Low Voltage Guidelines 73/23 EEC dated 19 February 1973, include
Guideline Change Notice 93/68 EEC
– EMC Guideline 89/336 EEC dated 3 May 1989, including Guideline
Change Notice 92/31 EEC.
This appliance complies with the requirements laid out in the EEC
Directive 76/899.
Voltage 240 V AC
Fuse rating 13 amps
See rating plate for further information.
This appliance meets VDE requirements.
Particular regulations of local electricity authorities must be observed.
This appliance conforms to EEC Directive No. 82/499/EWG on radio
interference.
WARNING! Repairs to electrical appliances must only be carried out by
trained personnel. Improper repairs may lead to serious risks for the
user.
Installation and Connection Instructions
Water Connection
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The washing machine is provided with safety devices preventing backcontamination of the water supply and complies with local water
authority requirements.
This appliance is designed to be permanently plumbed into your home’s
water supply.
Before connecting up the machine to new pipework or to pipework
that has not been used for some time, run off a reasonable amount of
water to flush out any debris that may have collected in the pipes.
Water Pressure
The appliance is designed to operate within the following water
pressure limits:
– minimum 1 bar (14.5 p. s. i.)
– maximum 10 bar (145 p. s. i.)
IMPORTANT!
• At more than 10 bar (145 p. s. i.): Install pressure-reducing valve.
• At less than 1 bar (14.5 p. s. i.): Unscrew the inlet hose from the appliance at the inlet solenoid valve and remove the flow regulator (to do
this, remove the sieve with needle-nose pliers and remove rubber
washer behind the sieve). Replace sieve. Retain the washer for future
use.
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Installation and Connection Instructions
Inlet Hose Connection
Important! This appliance must be connected to the cold water supply
only.
The inlet hose provided is 1.2 or 1.3 metres depending on the model. If
a longer inlet hose is required contact your AEG Service Force Centre.
Under no circumstances should hoses be connected together to provide
a longer length.
The rubber washers are either set into the inlet hose threaded connection or supplied separately in the installation kit. These washers must be
fitted to ensure water tight seals. Do not use any other washer.
0 1. Connect the hose to the machine with
the right angled connector.
Important! Do not overtighten the plastic
nuts on the threaded connectors.
Rubber Washer
2. Connect the hose end with a straight
connector to the water supply tap with
an 3/4" thread.
Important! Do not overtighten the
plastic nuts on the inlet hose threaded
connectors.
WARNING!
Open the water taps slowly and check
the connections are watertight before
final positioning of the machine.
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Rubber Washer
Fine Filter
Installation and Connection Instructions
Water Drainage
The upright standpipe should
have a minimum, length of
30 cm (12’’) from the bottom of
the elbow to the top of the pipe
(see diagram). Make sure that it
is designed in such a way that
the end of the drain hose cannot be covered with water.
Longer drain hoses are available in lengths of 2.7 and 4
metres from your AEG Service
Force Centre.
38mm (11/2“)
diameter standpipe
Min 30 cm (12“)
When discharging into a standpipe ensure that the top of the
curve in the hose end is no more
than 90 cm (35.4’’) and no less
than 60 cm (23.6’’) above floor
level.
Max 90 cm (35,4“)
Min 60 cm (23,6“)
The appliance drain hose should hook into a standpipe, the hook in the
drain hose is formed using the plastic “U-Piece“ supplied. The standpipe
should have an internal diameter of approximately 38 mm (see diagram) thus ensuring there is an air break between the drain hose and
standpipe.
If you intend the drain hose
from the washing machine to
empty into a sink, make sure
that the sink is empty and the
plug hose is not blocked. Use
the plastic “U-Piece“ supplied.
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Technical Data
Height x Width x Depth
Depth with open door
Height adjustment
Weight when empty
Load (depending on the program)
Area of use
Wash cycle drum speed
Spin cycle drum speed
Water pressure
85x60x60cm
95cm
approx. +10/-5mm
approx. 85kg
max. 5kg
Household
max. 53min-1 r.p.m.
see rating plate
1-10bar
(=10–100N/cm2 = 0.1 – 1.0MPa)
AEG Service Force
If you wish to contact your local AEG Service Force Centre for advice or
spare parts, telephone:
0870 5 929 929
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Index
INDEX
A
Additional rinse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
C
Conditioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14, 16,
liquid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9,
Cottons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 14, 25,
Customer care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
D
21
21
26
37
Danger of freezing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6, 32
Delay timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 20, 22
Delicates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 14, 25, 26
Detergent . . . . . . . . . . 9, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21
liquid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16, 21
Door
opening . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, 24, 30, 34
unlocking in an emergency . . . . . . . . . . 34
Drain pump . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9, 33
E
Easy-cares . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 14, 25, 26
Energy saving . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10, 25
F
Fabric softener . . . . . . . . . 9, 16, 17, 21, 26
G
Guarantee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6, 28, 38
H
Hand Washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 25, 26
L
Limescale . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Linen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 14, 25, 26
Liquid detergent . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16, 21
M
Multi-display . . . . . . 10, 20, 22, 23, 28, 37
N
Net curtains . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14, 25
O
Q
Quick wash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 19, 25
R
Rating plate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9, 37, 45, 46
Rinse + . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34
Rinse hold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 19, 24
S
Service & Spare Parts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .37
Silk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 14
Soaking . . . . . . . . . . . . 9, 11, 19, 20, 21, 25
Spin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 11, 19, 23, 26
Stains . . . . . . . . . . . 8, 9, 12, 19, 21, 25, 31
Starch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9, 21
Starching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .26
Stopping the Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .23
U
update . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12
W
Washing
coloured . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .13
delicate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 13, 14
easy-care . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10, 14, 25
gentle rinse . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 26
insufficiently clean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
lightly soiled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12, 17
normally soiled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8
powder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .16
powder residues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .31
starching . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .11
Water
hardness . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17
pump out . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 24
softening agent . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9, 17, 21
wash-water cooling . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34, 35
Woollens . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 14, 25, 26
hand washable . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 25
ÖKO lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Open door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20, 24, 30, 34
Overdosing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10, 24
P
Pre wash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11, 19, 21, 25
Program progress display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
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Postfach 1036
D-90327 Nürnberg
http://www.aeg.hausgeraete.de
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