Model: WWF1274 Washing Machine
Washing Machine
Model: WWF1274
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CONTENTS
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SAFETY INFORMATION ................................................................................... 3
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION ................................................................................ 6
CONTROL PANEL ............................................................................................ 7
BEFORE FIRST USE ...................................................................................... 12
DAILY USE ..................................................................................................... 12
WASHING HINTS ............................................................................................ 18
INTERNATIONAL WASH CODE SYMBOLS .................................................... 21
CARE AND CLEANING ................................................................................... 22
TROUBLESHOOTING ..................................................................................... 25
TECHNICAL DATA ......................................................................................... 28
INSTALLATION ............................................................................................... 29
ENVIRONMENT CONCERNS ......................................................................... 34
WARRANTY .................................................................................................... 35
CUSTOMER CARE AND SERVICE
We recommend the use of original spare parts.
When contacting Service, ensure that you have the following data available.
The information can be found on the rating plate. Model, PNC, Serial Number.
Warning / Caution-Safety information.
General information and tips.
Environmental information.
Subject to change without notice.
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1. SAFETY INFORMATION
CONDITIONS OF USE
This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar
applications such as:
Farm houses
By clients in serviced apartments, holiday apartments and
residential type environments.
In the interest of your safety and to ensure the correct use, before
installing and first using the appliance, read this user manual carefully, including its hints and warnings.
To avoid unnecessary mistakes and accidents, it is important to
ensure that all people using the appliance are thoroughly familiar
with its operation and safety features.
Save these instructions and make sure that they remain with the
appliance if it is moved or sold, so that everyone using it through its
life will be properly informed on appliance use and safety.
1.1 GENERAL SAFETY
It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this product
in anyway.
During high temperature wash program the door glass may get hot.
Do not touch it!
Make sure that small pets do not climb into the drum. To avoid this,
please check into the drum before using the appliance.
Any objects such as coins, safety pins, nails, screws, stones or any other
hard, sharp material can cause extensive damage and must not be placed
into the machine.
Wash small items such as socks, laces, washable belts etc in a washing
bag or pillow case as it is possible for such items to slip down between the
tub and the inner drum.
Only use the advised quantities of fabric softener and detergent. Damage
to the fabric or appliance can occur if you overfill. Refer to the
manufacturer’s recommendations of quantities.
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This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with
reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and
knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction
concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety.
Do not use your washing machine to wash articles with whalebones,
material without hems or torn material.
Always unplug the appliance and turn off the water supply after use, clean
and maintenance.
Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine
yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or
serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Centre. Always insist on
genuine spare parts.
1.2 INSTALLATION
This appliance is heavy. Care should be taken when moving it.
When unpacking the appliance, check that it is not damaged. If in doubt,
do not use it and contact the Service Centre.
After having installed the appliance, check that it is not standing on the
inlet and drain hose and the worktop is not pressing the electrical supply
cable.
If the machine is situated on a carpeted floor, please adjust the feet in
order to allow air to circulate freely.
All packing and transit bolts must be removed before use. Serious damage
can occur to the product and to property if this is not adhered to. See
relevant section in the user manual.
Always be sure, that there is no water leakage from hoses and their
connections after the installation.
Any plumbing work required to install this appliance should be carried out
by a qualified plumber.
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out
by a qualified electrician.
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1.3 USE
This appliance is designed for domestic use. It must not be used for
purposes other than those for which it was designed.
Only wash fabrics which are designed to be machine washed. Follow the
instructions on each garment label.
Do not overload the appliance. See the relevant section in the user manual.
Before washing, ensure that all pockets are empty and buttons and zips are
fastened. Avoid washing frayed or torn articles and treat stains such as
paint, ink, rust, and grass before washing. Underwired bras must NOT be
machine washed.
Garments which have been in contact with volatile petroleum products
should not be machine washed. If volatile cleaning fluids are used, care
should be taken to ensure that the fluid is removed from the garment before
placing in the machine.
Never pull the power supply cable to remove the plug from the socket;
always take hold of the plug itself.
Never use the washing machine if the power supply cable, the control panel,
the working surface or the base are damaged so that the inside of the
washing machine is accessible.
1.4 CHILD SAFETY
This washing machine is not intended for use by young children or infirm
persons without supervision.
Young children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with
the appliance.
The packaging components (e.g. plastic film, polystyrene) can be dangerous
to children - danger of suffocation! Keep them out of children’s reach.
Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s reach.
Make sure that children or pets do not climb into the drum.
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2. PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
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1 Worktop
2 Detergent/Softener Dispenser
3 Control Panel
4 Door Handle
5 Door
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6 Level Adjustment Feet (Front)
7 Mains Cable
8 Water Inlet Hose
9 Water Drain Hose
10 Hose Support (2pcs)
11 Transit Bolts (3pcs)
12 Level Adjustment Feet (Back)
13 Rating Label
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14 Drum Leaf Lifter
ACCESSORIES
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Plastic caps
To close the holes on
the rear side of the
cabinet after the
removal of the transit
bolts.
Plastic hose guide
To connect the drain
hose on the edge of a
sink.
CAUTION!
All transit bolts must be removed
before using the appliance.
Spanner
To remove the transit
bolts.
To adjust levelling legs.
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3. CONTROL PANEL
3.1 Control Panel Description
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On/Off Button
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On/Off button is used to turn on
and turn off your washing
machine.
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Program Touchpad (
)
Press this touchpad to select the
washing program. The relevant light
will light up. (For more information
about washing programs, please
see page 10)
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Temperature Touchpad (
)
Press this touchpad repeatedly to
increase or decrease the wash
temperature if you want your
laundry to be washed at a
temperature different from the one
proposed by the washing machine.
The relevant light will light up.
Different temperatures can be
combined which is dependent
on the program selected.
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Spin Touchpad (
)
Press this touchpad repeatedly to
increase or decrease the spin speed,
if you want your laundry to be spun
at a speed different from the one
proposed by the washing machine.
The relevant light will light up.
Different spin speed can be
combined which is dependent
on the program selected.
No Spin
This option eliminates all the spin
phases and increases the number
of rinses.
Rinse Hold
By selecting this option the water of
the last rinse is not emptied out and
the drum turns regularly to prevent
the laundry creases. The door is still
locked to indicate that the water
must be emptied out.
The door stays locked with the
water in the drum. To drain
the water refer to relevant
paragraph on page 16.
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5 Settings Touchpad (
)
Press this touchpad, if you want
your laundry to be washed with
special functions. The relevant light
will light up.
Different options can be
combined which is dependent
on the program selected.
Time Save
With this option you can decrease
the program duration.
Use this option for items with light
soil or items to refresh.
This option will reduce the
working time and the number
of rinses.
If you need to add more rinse
phases, press “ ” + “ ” at
the same time to add “Rinse
Plus” option. (see page 9)
Heavy Duty
Use this option if your clothes are
heavily soiled. The washing cycle
lasts longer with this option.
Easy Iron
When selecting this option the
laundry is gently washed and spun
to avoid creasing. In this way
ironing is easier.
The appliance decreases the spin
speed, uses more water and
adapts the program duration
to the type of laundry.
Rinse & Spin
This option performs the final rinse
stage of the selected wash program.
Rinse Plus function “
” can also
be selected to add more rinses.
Spin speed can also be modified. If
“No Spin” is selected, appliance will
only rinse.
Drain & Spin
Use this option for very wet clothes
to remove the water and spin.
If “No Spin” is selected, appliance
will only drain.
6 Delay End Touchpad (
)
Before you start the program, this
option makes it possible to define
the end of the washing program
from minimum 3 hours to maximum
20 hours.
NOTE:
If program duration is longer
than 3 hours minimum Delay
End option starts from 4 hours.
Press the Delay End touchpad to
choose the end time as your wish.
The display will show the number of
hours and the indicator above the
touchpad will light up. This option
must be selected after choosing the
wash program, and before pressing
the “Start/Pause” touchpad.
For example, if the program duration
of your selected program is 3.20
hours and you define the “Delay
End” time to 6 hours. This means
your wash program will finish in 6
hours. (See diagram below)
“Delay End” Time : 6 hrs.
Countdown
2.80 hrs.
Pressed
Start/Pause
Working Cycle
3.20 hrs.
Start the
Program
End of
Cycle
After selecting Delay End time, press
Start/Pause touchpad to start the
program. Machine will then
countdown and update time on the
display every hour until it reaches
the starting point of the wash cycle.
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Alarm Codes
If you wish to modify or cancel Delay
End option after starting the
program, follow the steps below:
- set the washing machine to
PAUSE by pressing “Start/Pause”
touchpad;
- deselect this option by pressing
Delay End once;
- press the “Start/Pause” to start
the program.
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In the event of
operating problems,
some alarm codes
can be displayed, for example
.
(See “Troubleshooting”.)
Incorrect Option Selection
If an option which is
not compatible with
the set wash
program selected, the display will
show “
” and flash with 3
consecutive short beeps.
)
To start the selected program,
press the “Start/Pause”.
To interrupt a program which is
running, press the “Start/Pause” to
pause the machine, the Start/Pause
pilot light flashes.
To restart the program from the
point at which it was interrupted,
press the “Start/Pause” again, the
Start/Pause pilot light will stop
flashing.
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Display
The display shows the following
information:
Estimated time of the selected
program
After selecting a
program, the
estimated time is
displayed in hours and minutes (for
example 3.01).
The estimated time is calculated
automatically on the basis of the
maximum recommended load for
each type of fabric. After the
program has started, the time
remaining is updated every minute.
End Of Program
When the program is
completed the display
will show “ ”.
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Child Lock Option (
)
Your appliance is provided with
CHILD SAFETY LOCK which
permits you to leave the appliance
unsupervised with the door closed
without having to worry that
children might be injured by or
cause damage to the appliance.
Set this option after pressing the
Start/Pause touchpad.
To set “Child Lock” option:
Press and hold “ ” and “
touchpads at the same time
until the LED “ ” lights up.
”
The touchpads are locked
(except for the On/Off
“
” button).
To deactivate press and hold
these 2 touchpads at the same
time until the LED “ ” goes off.
This function remains
enabled even after the
appliance is switched off.
10 Rinse Plus Option (
)
This option is recommended for
people who are allergic to
detergents, and in areas where the
water is very soft.
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Select this option to add rinsing
phases to a program.
To set “Rinse Plus” option:
Press and hold “ ” and “
”
touchpads at the same time until
the LED “
” lights up.
To deactivate press and hold
these 2 touchpads at the same
” goes off.
time until the LED “
NOTE:
- This function increases the
program duration.
- This function remains enabled
even after the appliance is
switched off.
3.2 Enabling/Disabling Buzzer
Sounds
The buzzer sounds operate when:
- The program is completed.
- The appliance has a malfunction.
If you want to disable the
buzzer sound (except for event
of appliance malfunction), press
and hold “Programs ( )” and
“Temp ( )” touchpads at the
same time for 3 seconds, and
listen for “BEEP, BEEP”.
To enable the Buzzer press and
hold these 2 touchpads at the
same time for 3 seconds, and
listen for “BEEP”.
3.3 Programs + Options
Whites;
Cold to
90 °C
Colours;
Cold to
60 °C
Fast
Wash;
30 °C
White cotton with
heavy level of soil.
7 kg
1200 RPM
Synthetic or mixed
fabric items with
normal level of soil.
3.5 kg
1200 RPM
Synthetic and
mixed fabric items.
Light soil and
items to freshen
up.
3 kg
800 RPM
Rinse +
Delay End
Drain & Spin
Rinse & Spin
Easy Iron
Heavy Duty
Options
Time Save
Maximum Maximum
Dry Clothes
Spin
Capacity
Speed
Rinse Hold
Program
Description
(type of load
and soil level)
No Spin
Program;
Temp.
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3.3 Programs + Options (continue)
Bedding;
Cold to
40 °C
Special program
for one synthetic
blanket, duvet,
bedspread and
so on.
3.5 kg
800 RPM
3.5 kg
1200 RPM
Specially tested
program for
woollen garments
bearing the ‘Pure
new woollen,
non-shrink,
machine washable’
label.
2 kg
1000 RPM
White and
colourfast, cotton
with normal soil.
Set this program
to have a good
washing results
and decrease the
energy consumption. The time of
the washing
program is
extended;
7 kg
1200 RPM
Rinse +
Delay End
Drain & Spin
Rinse & Spin
Easy Iron
Heavy Duty
Time Save
Options
Rinse Hold
Maximum Maximum
Spin
Dry Clothes
Speed
Capacity
No Spin
Program;
Temp.
Program
Description
(type of load
and soil level)
Delicates; Delicate fabrics as
Cold to
40 °C
Woollens;
Cold to
40 °C
ECO;
40 °C,
60 °C 1)
Tub
Clean
acrylics, viscose,
polyester items
with normal soil.
For cleaning the
wash bowl.
2)
1) ECO program with 60 °C option selected is recommended for a full load of normally soiled cottons, and is
the water and energy rating label program.
2) Default option for “Tub Clean” program, cannot disable this option.
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4. BEFORE FIRST USE
1. Ensure that the electrical and water
connections comply with the
installation instructions.
2. Put 2 litres of water in the detergent
compartment for washing phase.
This activates the drain system.
3. Select “Whites” cycle at 90 °C, without
any laundry in the machine, to remove
any manufacturing residue from the
drum and tub then start the machine.
5. DAILY USE
Connect the mains plug to the mains
socket.
Turn the water tap on.
5.1 Four Steps Start Up Guide
Wash bras, pantyhose and
other delicates in a mesh
laundry bag, which you can
purchase from your
supermarket.
Step 1 - Loading The Laundry
1.
IMPORTANT!
Make sure that no metal
objects are left in the
laundry (e.g. hair clips,
safety pins, pins).
Make sure that you wash lint
collectors separately from lint
producers.
Remove hooks or tie them up
in a bag or net.
2. Open the door by carefully
pulling the door handle outwards.
Button up pillowcases, close zip
fasteners, hooks and poppers.
Tie any belts or long tapes.
Check and remove objects (if
there are any) that could be
trapped in the fold.
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3. Place the laundry in the drum, one
item at a time, shaking them out as
much as possible.
Step 2 - Using Detergent And Additives
1. Detergent Dispenser Drawer
The detergent dispenser is divided
into two compartments.
-
Compartment “DETERGENT”
This compartment is used for
detergent on all programs.
-
Compartment “SOFTENER”
This compartment is used for fabric
conditioner and starching agent.
4. Close the door and make sure that
no laundry remains between the seal
and the door. There is a risk of water
leakage or damage to the machine
and your laundry.
Powder or liquid detergent
(
)
Remove the drawer by pushing the
side tab and pulling it out (as shown
below).
Position down: for liquid
detergent.
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Position up: for powder detergent (factory setting).
- If required, pour fabric softener
into the compartment marked
(the amount used must not
exceed the “MAX” mark in the
drawer).
When you use the liquid
detergent:
- Do not use gelatinous or thick
liquid detergents.
- Do not put more liquid than the
maximum level.
- Do not set the DELAY END.
2. Measure out the detergent and the
fabric softener;
- Pull out the dispenser drawer
until it stops.
- Measure out the amount of
detergent required, pour it into
the main wash compartment
(
).
- Close the drawer gently.
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Step 3 - Setting A Program For Washing
Pess the Spin “ ” and the
temperature “ ” touchpads
repeatedly to change the spin
speed and temperature.
1.
4.
Press the On/Off button to turn on
the washing machine.
The indicator of the “Start/Pause”
touchpad flashes.
2.
Press the Program
touchpad, to choose the
wash program you require.
(For more information
about washing programs,
please see page 10)
- The relevant light will light up.
- The display shows the program
duration.
3.
If you want your
laundry to be spun or
use temperature
different from the one
proposed by the
washing machine.
Press this touchpad, if
you want your laundry to
be washed with special
functions.
The relevant light will light
up.
Different functions can be
combined which is dependent
on the program selected.
If you want to reduce washing
time, select the “Time Save”*
option to reduce washing time.
NOTE: This option is suitable
for lightly soiled or items that
need refreshing.
5. If you want to define the end of the
washing program, press the “Delay
End (
)” touchpad repeatedly to
choose your washing machine
working time.
Step 4 - Starting a program
To start a program,
press the Start/Pause
(
) touchpad,
the corresponding pilot light will stop
flashing and a default program
duration will be displayed on the
screen.
NOTE
After approximately 15 minutes into
the wash cycle the dot on the
screen will start to flash.
This is to indicate that the machine
is adjusting the program duration
based on the type and size of the
load. When this phase is finished
the dot will stop flashing and
remains lit for the rest of the cycle.
The display will now show the new
adjusted program duration.
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5.2 Interruption Of A Program
To pause press Start/Pause.
The indicator will start flashing.
Press the Start/Pause again.
The program will continue.
5.3 Changing A Program
Changing a running program is
possible only by switching off the
appliance.
Press the “On/Off” button to
cancel the program and to turn
off the appliance.
Press the “On/Off” button again
to start the appliance. Now, you
can set a new washing
program.
The appliance will not drain the
water.
5.4 Changing The Options
Once the wash program has
started, only some of the options
can be changed. Machine will
display “
” if selected option
is not available.
1. Press Start/Pause to pause. The
indicator will start flashing.
2. Change the options.
3. Press Start/Pause again. The
program will continue.
5.5 Opening The Door
If the door lock indicator “
”
does not disappear, this means
that the machine is already
heating and the water level is
above the bottom edge of the
door or the drum is turning. In
this case the door CAN NOT be
opened. If you need to open it, you
must drain the water to open the
door.
To drain the water, you have to
switch the machine off by pressing
the “On/Off” button to deactivate
the appliance. Turn On the
machine and select “Drain & Spin”
option, then press Start/Pause
touchpad to start the program.
You can select “No Spin”, if
you want the machine to
only drain the water.
When the program is completed
and the door lock indicator “
”
goes off, you can open the door.
5.6 When The Washing Program
Is Completed, But There Is
Water In The Drum
(Option “Rinse Hold” is used)
The drum turns regularly to
prevent the creases in the
laundry.
The indicator “Start/Pause”
flashes to remind you to drain
the water.
The door lock indicator “
” is
on. The door stays locked.
While a program or the Delay End
is operating, the appliance door is
locked and the door lock indicator
“
” is on.
To drain the water:
First set the machine to PAUSE by
pressing the “Start/Pause”
touchpad. Wait until the door lock
indicator “
” goes off, then the
door can be opened.
1. Press the “Start/Pause ”
touchpad. The appliance drains
the water and spins with the
maximum spin speed for
selected program.
You must drain the water to open
the door.
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Alternatively, before pressing
the “Start/Pause” touchpad, you
can press the “Spin ” touchpad
to change the spin speed. You
can select “No Spin”, if you want
the machine to only drain the
water.
2. When the program is completed
and the door lock indicator “ ”
goes off, you can open the door.
3. Press the “On/Off” button to
deactivate the appliance.
After approximately 18 hours if
you do not press Start/Pause
touchpad, the appliance will
drain and spin automatically
(except for Wool/Handwash
program) .
5.7 At The End Of The Program
The appliance stops automatically.
The acoustic signal will operate.
The display will show “
”.
The indicator of the “Start/Pause”
touchpad goes off.
The door lock indicator “
goes off.
”
Remove the laundry from the
appliance. Make sure that the
drum is empty.
Keep the door and the detergent
drawer ajar, to prevent the
mildew and odours.
Turn off the water tap.
At the end of the program the
time remaining can suddenly
decrease from 7 minutes or less
to 0 due to the overestimated
total program time during the
load sensing phase. In some
cases (with perfectly balanced
load) the program time can be
shorter than the time estimated
after the load sensing phase is
completed. This is a normal
behavior of the machine and not
a cause for concern as it does
not compromise its performance.
5.8 AUTO Stand-By Option
The AUTO Stand-by option
automatically deactivates the
appliance to decrease the energy
consumption when:
You do not press any touchpads for 5 minutes before you
press “Start/Pause”.
Press the “On/Off” button
to activate the appliance
again.
After 5 minutes from the end of
the washing program.
Press the “On/Off” button
to activate the appliance
again.
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6. WASHING HINTS
6.1 Sorting The Laundry
Follow the wash code symbols on
each garment label and the
manufacturer’s washing
instructions. Sort the laundry as
follows: whites, coloureds,
synthetics, delicates, woollens.
6.2 Temperatures
For heavily or normally
soiled white cottons and
90°C
linen (e.g. teacloths, towels,
tablecloths, sheets...).
For normally soiled,
colourfast garments (e.g.
shirts, night dresses,
60°C
pyjamas....) in linen, cotton
50°C
or synthetic fibres and for
lightly soiled white cotton
(e.g.underwear).
For delicate items (e.g. net
curtains), mixed laundry
40°C including synthetic fibres
30°C and woollens bearing the
Cold label pure new wool,
machine washable,
non-shrink.
6.3 Before Loading The
Laundry
Never wash whites and coloureds
together. Whites may lose their
“whiteness” in the wash.
New coloured items may run in the
first wash; they should therefore be
washed separately the first time.
Make sure that no metal objects
are left in the laundry (e.g. hair
clips, safety pins, pins).
Button up pillowcases, close zip
fasteners, hooks and poppers. Tie
any belts or long tapes.
Remove persistent stains before
washing.
Rub particularly soiled areas with a
special detergent or detergent paste.
Treat curtains with special care.
Remove hooks or tie them up in a
bag or a net.
6.4 Maximum Loads
Recommended loads are indicated
in the program charts. General
rules:
Cotton, linen:
drum full but not
too tightly packed;
Synthetics,
Delicate:
drum no more
than half full;
Woollens:
drum no more
than one third full.
Washing a maximum load makes
the most efficient use of water and
energy. For heavily soiled laundry,
reduce the load size.
6.5 Removing Stains
Stubborn stains may not be
removed by just water and
detergent. It is therefore advisable
to treat them prior to washing.
Blood: treat fresh stains with cold
water. For dried stains, soak
overnight in water with a special
detergent then rub in the soap and
water.
Oil based paint: moisten with
benzine stain remover, lay the
garment on a soft cloth and dab
the stain; treat several times.
Dried grease stains: moisten with
turpentine, lay the garment on a
soft surface and dab the stain with
the fingertips and a cotton cloth.
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Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot
water or a rust removing product
used in cold water. Be careful with
rust stains which are not recent
since the cellulose structure will
already have been damaged and
the fabric tends to hole.
Mould stains: treat with bleach,
rinse well (whites and fast
coloureds only).
Grass: soap lightly and treat with
bleach (whites and fast coloureds
only).
Ball point pen and glue: moisten
with acetone (*), lay the garment on
a soft cloth and dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone (*)
as above, then treat stains with
methylated spirits. Remove any
residual marks from white fabrics
with bleach.
Red wine: soak in water and
detergent, rinse and treat with
acetic or citric acid, then rinse.
Treat any residual marks with
bleach.
6.6 Detergents and Additives
Good washing results also depend
on the choice of detergent and use
of the correct quantities to avoid
waste and protect the
environment.
Although biodegradable, detergents
contain substances which, in large
quantities, can upset the delicate
balance of nature.
The choice of detergent will depend
on the type of fabric (delicates,
woollens, cottons, etc.), the colour,
washing temperature and degree of
soiling.
Only low suds Front load washer
detergents should be used in
this appliance:
powder detergents for all types
of fabric,
powder detergents for delicate
fabrics (60 °C max) and woollens,
liquid detergents, preferably for
low temperature wash program
(60 °C max) for all types of fabric,
or special for woollens only.
Ink: depending on the type of ink,
moisten the fabric first with
acetone (*), then with acetic acid;
treat any residual marks on white
fabrics with bleach and then rinse
thoroughly.
The detergent and any additives
must be placed in the appropriate
compartments of the dispenser
drawer before starting the wash
program.
Tar stains: first treat with stain
remover, methylated spirits or
benzine, then rub with detergent
paste.
Pour liquid detergent into the
dispenser drawer compartment
marked “
” just before starting
the program.
(*) do not use acetone on artificial
silk.
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Any fabric softener or starching
additives must be poured into the
compartment marked “ ” before
starting the wash program.
Follow the product manufacturer’s
recommendations on quantities to
use and do not exceed the MAX
mark in the detergent dispenser
drawer.
Do not spray stain
pre-treatment products (e.g.
Preen) on or near the machine,
as it can attack plastic
materials reducing its life.
6.7 Quantity of Detergent
To Be Used
Water hardness is classified in
so-called “degrees” of hardness.
Information on hardness of the
water in your area can be obtained
from the relevant water supply
company, or from your local
authority.
Follow detergent manufacturers
instructions on recommended
dosage of detergent.
Not enough washing powder
causes:
the washload to turn grey,
greasy clothes.
Too much washing powder
causes:
sudsing,
reduced washing effect,
inadequate rinsing.
Use less detergent if:
you are washing a small load,
the laundry is lightly soiled,
large amounts of foam form
during washing.
NOTE:
Use only front load type
detergents and reduce the
amount of detergent if
oversudsing occurs.
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7. INTERNATIONAL WASH CODE SYMBOLS
These symbols appear on fabric labels, in order to help you choose the best
way to treat your laundry.
Energetic wash
Max. wash Max. wash
temperature temperature
95 °C
60 °C
Max. wash
temperature
40 °C
Max. wash
temperature
30 °C
DO NOT
wash at all
Hand wash
Delicate wash
Bleaching
Bleach in cold water
Ironing
Hot iron
max. 200 °C
Dry cleaning
Dry cleaning in
all solvents
DO NOT bleach
Warm iron
max. 150 °C
Lukewarm iron
max. 110 °C
Dry cleaning in
Dry cleaning in
perchlorethylene, petrol, pure alcohol
petrol, pure alcohol,
and R 113
R 111 & R 113
DO NOT iron
DO NOT
dry clean
High
temperature
Low
temperature
Drying
Flat
On the line
On clothes
hanger
Tumble dry
DO NOT
tumble dry
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8. CARE AND CLEANING
WARNING!
You must DISCONNECT the
appliance from the electricity
supply, before you can carry out
any cleaning or maintenance
work.
8.1 External Cleaning
Clean the appliance only with soap
and warm water. Fully dry all the
surfaces.
CAUTION!
Do not use alcohol, solvents or
chemical products.
8.2 Descaling
The water we use normally
contains lime. It is a good idea to
periodically use a water softening
powder in the machine.
To run a maintenance wash:
The drum should be empty of
laundry.
Select the “Tub Clean” program.
Press Start/Pause to start the
program.
8.5 Cleaning The Dispenser
Drawer
The washing powder and additive
dispenser drawer should be
cleaned regularly.
Remove the drawer by pushing the
catch and pulling it out. Flush it out
under a tap, to remove any traces
of accumulated powder.
Do this separately from any laundry
washing, and according to the
softening powder manufacturer's
instructions.
This will help to prevent the
formation of lime deposits.
8.3 After Each Wash
Leave the door open for a while.
This helps to prevent mould and
stagnant smells forming inside the
appliance. Keeping the door open
after a wash will also help to
preserve the door seal.
8.4 Maintenance Wash With
“Tub Clean” program
With the use of low temperature
washes it is possible to get a build
up of residues inside the drum.
We recommend to use “Tub Clean”
program to clean the drum regularly
to remove any residue.
To aid cleaning, the top part of the
additive compartment should be
removed.
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8.6 Cleaning The Drawer Bottom
It is recommended to clean the
bottom of softener dispenser
regularly to remove any residue.
To clean the bottom of softener
dispenser:
1. After pulling out the drawer
from its recess, turn the bottom
side up.
4. Close the softener bottom
cover.
8.7 Cleaning The Drawer Recess
2. Push the catch and pull up the
softener bottom cover.
Having removed the drawer, use
a small brush to clean the recess,
ensuring that all washing powder
residue is removed from the
upper and lower part of the
recess.
Replace the drawer and run the
rinse program without any clothes
in the drum.
3. Clean the dispenser with an old
toothbrush under the water tap.
8.8 Cleaning The Water Inlet Filter
If your water is very hard or
contains traces of lime deposit, the
water inlet filter may become
clogged.
It is therefore a good idea to clean
it from time to time.
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To clean the water inlet filters:
1. Close the water tap.
2. Remove the water inlet hose
from the water tap.
3. Clean the filter in the inlet hose
with a stiff brush.
8.9 The Dangers Of Freezing
If the machine is exposed to
temperatures below 0°C, certain
precautions should be taken.
For an emergency drain follow the
same procedure.
Disconnect the mains plug from
the mains socket.
4. Remove the inlet hose behind
the appliance.
5. Clean the filter in the valve with
a stiff brush or a towel.
1. Turn off the water tap.
2. Unscrew the inlet hose.
3. Remove the drain hose from
the rear support and unhook it
from sink or spigot.
4. Put the ends of the drain and
inlet hose in a container. Let
the water flow out of the hoses.
6. Install again the inlet hose.
Make sure that the couplings are
tight to prevent leakages.
5. When no more water flows,
install the inlet hose and the
drain hose again.
Make sure that the temperature
is more than 0 °C before you
use the appliance again.
45°
7. Open the water tap.
The manufacturer is not
responsible for damages
caused by low temperatures.
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9. TROUBLESHOOTING
Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be
solved easily without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Service
Centre, please carry out the checks listed below.
During machine operation it is possible that the red Start/Pause pilot light flashes to
indicate that the machine is not working.
Once the problem has been eliminated, press the Start/Pause touchpad to restart the
program. If after all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
Malfunction
Possible cause
The door has not been
closed. (Error code:
The washing
machine does
not start:
The machine
does not fill the
water:
The machine fills
then empties
immediately:
The machine
does not empty
and/or does not
spin:
Solution
Close the door firmly.
)
The plug is not properly
inserted in the power socket.
Insert the plug into the
power socket.
There is no power at the
socket.
Please check your
domestic electrical
installation.
The Start/Pause touchpad
has not been pressed.
Press the Start/Pause
touchpad.
The “Delay End” has been
selected.
If the laundry are to be
washed immediately,
cancel the “Delay End”.
The water tap is closed.
(Error code:
)
Open the water tap.
The inlet hose is squashed or
kinked. (Error code:
)
Check the inlet hose
connection.
The filter in the inlet hose is
blocked. (Error code:
)
Clean the water inlet hose
filter.
The door is not properly
closed. (Error code:
)
Close the door firmly.
The end of the drain hose is
too low. (Error code:
)
Refer to relevant paragraph
in “water drainage” section.
The drain hose is squashed
or kinked. (Error code:
)
Check the drain hose
connection.
The drain pump is clogged.
(Error code:
)
Please call Service Center.
The option “Rinse Hold” or
“No Spin” has been
selected.
Press Start/Pause to drain
the water. (see page 16)
Slelect spin program.
The laundry is not evenly
distributed in the drum.
Pause the machine and
redistribute laundry manually.
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Malfunction
There is water
on the floor:
Unsatisfactory
washing
results:
The door will
not open:
The machine
vibrates or is
noisy:
Cycle time
longer than
displayed:
Possible cause
Solution
Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent (creates too
much foam) has been used.
Reduce the detergent
quantity or use another one.
Check whether there are any
leaks from one of the inlet
hose fittings. It is not always
easy to see this as the water
runs down the hose; check to
see if it is damp.
Check the water inlet hose
connection.
The drain hose is damaged.
Please call Service Center.
Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has been used.
Increase the detergent
quantity or use another one.
Stubborn stains have not been
treated prior to washing.
Use commercial products
to treat the stubborn stains.
The correct temperature was
not selected.
Check if you have selected
the correct temperature.
Excessive laundry load.
Reduce load.
The program is still running.
Wait until the end of washing
cycle.
There is water in the drum.
In case of power failed, the
door cannot be open.
Select “Drain & Spin” option
to empty out the water.
Please wait until the power
resume. But, if you really
need to open it, please call
Service Center.
The transit bolts and packing
have not been removed.
Check the correct
installation of the appliance.
The support feet have not
been adjusted.
Check the correct levelling
of the appliance.
The laundry is not evenly
distributed in the drum.
Pause the machine and
redistribute laundry manually.
There is very little laundry in
the drum.
Load more laundry.
Unstable floors eg. wooden
floors.
Detergent over dose.
Refer to relevant paragraph
in “Positioning” section.
Reduce the detergent
quantity or use another one.
Machine unbalance.
Redistribute laundry manually in
the drum and start the spin
phase again. Refer to relevant
paragraph in “Positioning”
section.
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Malfunction
Possible cause
The electronic unbalance
detection device has cut in
because the laundry is not
evenly distributed in the drum.
Spinning starts
late or the
machine does
not spin:
The machine
makes an
unusual noise:
No water is
visible in the
drum:
Solution
Pause the machine and
redistribute laundry
manually.
The laundry is redistributed by
reverse rotation of the drum.
This may happen several times
before the unbalance
disappears and normal
spinning can resume. If, after
10 minutes, the laundry is still
not evenly distributed in the
drum, the machine will not
spin. In this case, redistribute
the load manually and select
the spin program.
Machine not installed properly.
Make sure the levelling of
the appliance is correct.
Refer to “Installation”.
Transit bolts or packaging
not removed.
Make sure that the packaging
and/or the transit bolts are
removed. Refer to
“Installation”.
The load may be too small.
Add more laundry in the
drum.
Machines based on modern
technology operate very
economically using very little
water without affecting
performance.
If you are unable to identify or solve the
problem, contact our service centre.
Before telephoning, make a note of the
model, serial number and purchase date of
your machine: the Service Centre will
require this information.
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10. TECHNICAL DATA
Dimensions
(H x W x D)
Power supply
(Voltage / Frequency)
85.0 x 60.0 x 57.6 cm
220-240 V / 50 Hz
Total power absorbed
2000 W
Minimum fuse protection
Water supply pressure
(Maximum / Minimum)
10 A
0.8 MPa / 0.05 MPa
Program:
Maximum dry
clothes capacity
Spin speed
(Maximum / Minimum)
White
Colours
Fast Wash
Bedding
Delicates
Woollens
Eco
Tub Clean
7 Kg
3.5 Kg
3 Kg
3.5 Kg
3.5 Kg
2 Kg
7 Kg
- Kg
1200 rpm / 800 rpm
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11. INSTALLATION
11.1 Unpacking
CAUTION!
All transit bolts and packing
must be removed before
using the appliance.
You are advised to keep all transit
devices so that they can be
refitted if the machine ever has to
be transported again.
1. Use gloves. Remove the external film.
If necessary, use a cutter.
2. Remove the cardboard top.
3. Remove the polystyrene packaging
materials.
4. Remove the plastic bag on top of
the machine.
5. Open the door. Remove all the
items from the drum.
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6. Put one of the polystyrene
packaging elements on the floor
behind the appliance. Carefully
put down the appliance with the
rear side on it. Make sure not to
damage the hoses.
7. Remove the polystyrene base.
8. Pull up the appliance in vertical
position.
9. Remove the power supply cable
and the drain and inlet hoses from
the hose holders (A) on the rear of
the appliance.
A
10. Remove the three bolts. Use the
Spanner supplied with the appliance.
11. Pull out the plastic spacers.
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1
12. Put the plastic caps in the holes.
You can find these caps in the
user manual bag.
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3
11.2 Positioning
It is important that your washing
machine stands firm and level
on the floor to ensure correct
operation.
If you do not have a spirit level, as a
guide use the edge of a door frame,
cupboard or bench to check that
the washing machine is level.
The appliance must not be installed
behind a lockable door, a sliding
door or a door with a hinge on the
opposite side so that the washing
machine door is restricted.
Loosen or tighten the feet to adjust
the level. A correct adjustment of
the appliance level prevents the
vibration, noise and the movement
of the appliance when in operation.
Use a spirit level on the top and
side of the washing machine to
check the levels.
When the washing machine is
levelled, try to rock it from corner
to corner. If it does rock, adjust the
legs again until it is levelled and
does not rock.
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The inlet hose must not be
lengthened. If it is too short and
you do not wish to move the tap,
you will have to purchase a new,
longer hose specially designed for
this type of use.
11.4 Water Drainage
Never place cardboard, wood or
similar materials under the machine
to compensate for any unevenness
in the floor.
Install the machine on a flat hard
floor. Make sure that air circulation
around the machine is not
impeded by carpets, rugs etc.
The end of the drain hose can be
positioned in three ways:
Hooked over the edge of a sink
using the plastic hose guide
supplied with the machine.
Check that the machine does not
touch the wall or cupboard units.
11.3 Water Inlet
Connect the water inlet hose to a
tap with 3/4” BSP thread.
Use the hose supplied with the
washing machine. DO NOT USE
OLD HOSES.
The other end of the inlet hose
which connects to the machine
can be turned in any direction.
Simply loosen the fitting, rotate the
hose and retighten the fitting,
making sure there are no water
leaks.
In this case, make sure the end
cannot come unhooked when
the machine is emptying.
This could be done by tying it to
the tap with a piece of string or
attaching it to the wall.
In a sink drain pipe branch. This
branch must be above the trap
so that the bend is at least 60
cm above the ground.
Directly into a drain pipe at a
height of no less than 60 cm
and no more than 90 cm.
The end of the drain hose must
always be ventilated, i.e. the
inside diameter of the drain pipe
must be larger than the outside
diameter of the drain hose.
The drain hose must not be
kinked. Run it along the floor; only
the part near the drainage point
must be raised.
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11.5 Electrical Connection
This machine is designed to
operate on a 220-240 V,
single-phase, 50 Hz supply.
“An incorrect power supply
may void your warranty.”
For correct functioning of the machine
the drain hose must remain hooked on
the proper support piece situated on the
top part of back side of the appliance.
Check that your domestic
electrical installation can take the
maximum load required (2.0 kW),
also taking into account any other
appliances in use.
CAUTION!
Connect the machine to
an earthed socket outlet.
The manufacturer declines any
responsibility for damage or injury
through failure to comply with the
above safety precaution.
If the supply cord is
damaged, should the
appliance power supply
cable need to be
replaced, this shall be
carried out by our
Service Centre.
When the appliance is installed
the power supply cable must be
easily accessible.
If this appliance is supplied from a
cord extension set or electrical
portable outlet device, the cord
extension set or electrical portable
device must be positioned so that
it is not subject to splashing or
ingress of moisture.
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12. ENVIRONMENT CONCERNS
12.1 Packaging Materials
The materials marked with
the symbol
are
recyclable.
>PE<=polyethylene
>PS<=polystyrene
>PP<=polypropylene
This means that they can be
recycled by disposing of them
properly in appropriate collection
containers.
12.2 Old Machine
Use authorised disposal sites for
your old appliance. Help to keep
your country tidy!
The symbol
on the product
or on its packaging indicates that
this product may not be treated
as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to
the applicable collection point for
the recycling of electrical and
electronic equipment.
By ensuring this product is
disposed of correctly, you will
help prevent potential negative
consequences for the
environment and human health,
which could otherwise be caused
by inappropriate waste handling
of this product.
For more detailed information
about recycling of this product,
please contact your local city
office, your household waste
disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the
product.
12.3 Ecological Hints
To save water, energy and to
help protect the environment, we
recommend that you follow these
tips:
Normally soiled laundry may be
washed without prewashing in
order to save detergent, water
and time (the environment is
protected too!).
The machine works more
economically if it is fully loaded.
With adequate pre-treatment,
stains and limited soiling can
be removed; the laundry can
then be washed at a lower
temperature.
Measure out detergent
according to the water
hardness, the degree of soiling
and the quantity of laundry
being washed.
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