Instructions for use
GSX 7591
Bauknecht AG, Industriestrasse 36, 5600 Lenzburg,
Telefon 0848 801 002
Telefon 0848 801 001
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Before using the dishwasher, read the user instructions!
Quick Reference Guide
GSX 7591
On button
Off button
Programme selection button
Start button
Switches “on” when the dishwasher
is operating. Flashes when a fault
occurs. Switches off at the end of
the programme.
Add regeneration salt
Only add regeneration salt
immediately before starting a wash
Programme chart
Loading instructions
Consumption 3)
cold Crockery to be washed later.
Rapid 30 min
soiled crockery, with no
40°C Lightly
dried-on food.
Normal 1)
50°C Normally soiled crockery.
or heavily soiled
65°C Normally
soiled crockery,
70°C Heavily
especially pots and pans.
Reference programme for energy label in
compliance with EN 50242 regulations;
Refer to “User instructions“;
Program data obtained in conformity with
European standard EN 50242. Values may vary in
relation to usage, e.g.: different loads, water
temperatures - above or below 15°C - as well as
water hardness and power supply voltage, etc.
Important information for Test Laboratories:
For detailed information on the EN comparison test and other tests, contact the following address:
5019 496 90319
(We reserve the right to make technical modifications)
How to use the appliance
Further indications are given in the single chapters and in the user instructions.
Open the door
Switch on the appliance
Press the ON button.
Large compartment A:
How to fill the
detergent dispenser
With each wash cycle.
Small compartment B:
For programmes with pre-wash only.
Check the
rinse aid level
Check the regeneration
salt level
Mechanical indicator C.
Electric indicator on control panel (if provided).
On models with water softener system only.
Mechanical indicator D.
Electric indicator on control panel (if provided).
Load the racks
Refer to the dishwasher loading instructions.
Select a programme
The last programme selected will light up.
Press the
button until the desired programme lights up.
Select options
If necessary (and if provided) the corresponding indicator
lamp lights up.
Press the START button
The selected programme
is then memorised (even
in the event of power
“Change programme”
Press the START button for 2 sec. until
the Start indicator lamp switches off;
Select another programme and
press the START button again.
Wash cycle
Turn on the water tap
close the dishwasher door
Switch off the appliance
Shut off the water tap,
unload the racks
- Only open the dishwasher if necessary
(Warning: beware of hot steam).
- If the appliance is switched off
during a wash cycle, when switched
on again it will resume the cycle
from where it was interrupted.
At the end of the programme an acoustic signal will sound.
Only after the START button has switched off: press the OFF
button. All the indicator lamps switch off.
Warning: when the door is opened steam comes out!
Unload the appliance, starting from the lower rack.
Dishwasher loading instructions and racks provided
Upper rack:
Multi-purpose support (A)
depending on the model
Depending on the position, for
long-handles utensils, cups and
glasses. May be used in three
different positions.
Crockery holders (B):
Depending on the position, for
example plates, cups and
long-stemmed glasses.
Revolving glass support (C) 2):
Depending on the position, for
example small or long-stemmed
Long-handled utensils (e.g.
carving forks, knives) must be
arranged with the sharp end
facing in towards the appliance.
Half Load:
Load the upper rack only.
Place the cutlery basket (D) in the
upper rack.
Rack height adjustment (also
when loaded):
• Lower adjustment: pull out
the two rack handles outwards
(E) and lower the rack.
• Upper adjustment: pull the two
handles (E) upwards until the rack
clicks into place (Factory setting).
The rack must be level on both
Removing the top rack to
provide clearance for large
items of crockery in the
bottom rack:
Open the rack guide retainers (F)
on the right and left and remove
the top rack.
When the upper rack is in place the
retainers must always be closed.
Lower rack:
Depending on the model with fixed
or tilting plate holders (G).
Half Load:
Load the lower rack only.
Greater washing power,
particularly for plates and
Cutlery basket (J) or (H):
Some models are provided with a
grid (I) that can be fitted onto the
cutlery basket to keep items
Cutlery basket (D), if provided, for
appliances with half load only.
Sharp knives and forks that
might cause injury must be
placed in the cutlery basket
with the sharp end facing
Only use dishwasher-proof crockery and dishes. Do not use the appliance for items not suitable for washing in
a dishwasher, for example wooden items, aluminium, plastic utensils, tin, hand-decorated crockery (unglazed),
silver cutlery.
Spare parts which are sold separately:
1) Multi-purpose support (A) - N. AMH 369.
Revolving glass support (C) - N. WGH 1000.
What to do if...
If a fault occurs, before contacting our After-Sales Service, make the following checks to try and remedy the
problem (* see also the corresponding chapter in the user instructions).
The appliance is not • No water supply.
• Open the tap.
• The appliance does not load
sufficient water.
• Clean the water supply tap filter.
Ensure there are no kinks in the water hose.
• There is a power failure.
Insert the plug into the mains socket.
Press the Start button.
Close the door.
Check the domestic circuit fuse.
• Starting the selected programme. • The programme can be set to “0” to start.
If crockery is not
perfectly dry
If crockery is not
perfectly clean
• Insufficient rinse aid.
• Increase dosage *.
• Residual water in cavities.
• Load crockery at an angle.
• The water jet does not reach the
• Arrange crockery so that items do not touch
each other. Load crockery upside down.
• Insufficient detergent.
• Follow recommended detergent dosage.
• Unsuitable programme.
• Select a more intense wash cycle.
• Spray arms blocked.
• The spray arms must be able to turn freely.
• Spray arm nozzles clogged.
• Remove any impurities obstructing the water
flow *.
• Incorrect detergent/detergent too • Use a good quality detergent.
Sandy or grainy
Colour of plastic
parts faded
• Clogged filters.
• Check filters regularly/if necessary clean *.
• Filters incorrectly assembled.
• Insert the filter correctly *.
• Tomato/carrot juice...
• Depending on the material, if necessary use a
detergent with a greater whitening power.
• Streaks on the crockery/glasses.
• Increase the rinse aid dosage *.
• Streaks on glasses.
• Reduce the rinse aid dosage *.
• Layer of salt on crockery/glasses.
• Close the salt container lid properly*.
• Insufficient water softening,
calcium deposits.
• Change water hardness setting, if necessary
add salt *.
Deposits on crockery
• removable
• not removable
• Cannot be washed in the
Opaque glasses/
glasses not sparkling
• Use suitable glasses.
Rust on cutlery
• Not made of stainless steel.
• Use suitable cutlery.
appliance faults
• The START indicator lamp flashes. • Ensure the filter assembly is not clogged and
• Indicator F... (if provided).
that there is no interruption to the water
supply (if necessary, clean the filters *).
Start the programme again. Press the START
button for 2 seconds, until the START indicator
lamp switches off. Select a new programme
and press the Start button again.
If after carrying out the above checks the malfunction persists or appears again, turn the appliance off
and turn off the water supply tap, then call our After-Sales Service (see guarantee).
Before contacting our After-Sales Service, take note of the following:
• The nature of the fault.
• The appliance type and model.
• The service code (the number indicated on the adhesive rating
plate) inside the door on the right-hand side.
Instructions for use
Before using the dishwasher/Connections
Electrical connection
Precautions and general recommendations
How to fill the salt container
How to fill the rinse aid dispenser
How to fill the detergent dispenser
Care and Maintenance
Before using the dishwasher/Connections
1. Removing the packaging
and controls:
After unpacking, make sure
that the dishwasher is
undamaged and that the door
closes correctly. If in doubt,
contact a qualified technician
or your local retailer.
• Keep the packaging
materials (plastic bags,
polystyrene parts, etc.) out of
reach of children, as they are
potentially dangerous.
• This dishwasher has been
factory tested to ensure it
functions correctly.
Such testing may leave slight
water marks that will
disappear with the first wash.
2. Water and electrical
All water and electrical
connections must be carried
out by a qualified technician
in compliance with the
manufacturer's instructions
(refer to the enclosed
installation booklet) and
current local safety
The appliance must only be
used in the household for
the prescribed uses.
Do not use the dishwasher if it
has been damaged in transit.
Consult your local retailer or
our After-Sales Service.
(Refer to the separate
installation instructions
3. Water inlet and drain:
• Observe any special
regulations issued by your
local Water Board.
Water supply pressure:
0.3 - 10 bar.
• Make sure the inlet and drain
hoses are kink-free and are
not crushed.
• If the hose length is not
sufficient, please contact
your local dealer or our
After-Sales Service.
• The inlet hose must be
securely clamped to the
water tap to prevent leaks.
• The inlet water temperature
varies according to the model
installed. Inlet hose marked
“25° C Max”: maximum
temperature 25° C.
All other models: maximum
temperature 60° C.
• When installing the
appliance, make sure the
drain water discharges
correctly (if necessary,
remove the wire gauze from
the sink siphon).
• Fix the drain hose to the spigot
with a clamp to prevent it from
coming off during operation.
For appliances with water-stop
system only: If the water
connections are made
correctly, the water-stop
system safeguards your home
against damage caused by
4. Electrical connection:
• Closely adhere to local
Electricity Board regulations.
• Voltage information is shown
on the rating plate mounted
inside the door on the right
hand side.
• The appliance must be
earthed as prescribed by law.
• Do not use extension leads or
multiple adapters.
• Before carrying out
maintenance, disconnect the
mains plug.
• If necessary, the power cable
may be replaced with one the
same obtained from our
After-Sales Service. The
power cable must only be
replaced by a qualified
Warning for models
provided with LCD display:
The mains plug must be
positioned in an easily
accessible place.
For Austria: if the apparatus
is series connected to a fault
current switch, this must be
sensitive to the pulsating
Electrical connection
1) For Great Britain only
2) For the Republic of
Ireland only
Warning - this appliance
must be earthed
The information given in
respect of Great Britain will
frequently apply, but a third
type of plug and socket is also
used, the 2-pin, side earth type.
Fuse replacement
If the mains lead of this
appliance is fitted with a
BS 1363A 13amp fused plug,
to change a fuse in this type
of plug use an A.S.T.A.
approved fuse to BS 1362
type and proceed as follows:
1. Remove the fuse cover (A)
and fuse (B).
2. Fit replacement 13A fuse into
fuse cover.
3. Refit both into plug.
The fuse cover must be
refitted when changing a
fuse and if the fuse cover is
lost the plug must not be
used until a correct
replacement is fitted.
Correct replacement are
identified by the colour
insert or the colour
embossed in words on the
base of the plug.
3) Socket outlet / plug
(valid for both
If the fitted plug is not suitable
for your socket outlet, Please
contact Whirlpool Service for
further instruction. Please do
not attempt to change plug
yourself. This procedure needs
to be carried out by a qualified
Whirlpool technician in
compliance with the
manufactures instructions and
current standard safety
Replacement fuse covers are
available from your local
electrical store.
Precautions and general recommendations
1. Packing:
• The packing box may be fully
recycled as confirmed by the
recycling symbol
2. Energy and water saving
• Do not rinse crockery under
running water.
• Always fully load the
dishwasher before switching
on or set the wash
programme to half load/
Multizone (if available) if
one rack only is loaded.
• If ecological energy sources
are available such as solar
panel heating, heat pumps or
centralised heating systems,
the appliance may be
connected to the hot water
mains up to a maximum
temperature of 60° C. Make
sure the water inlet hose is of
the correct type. Refer to the
“Connections” chapter in
these user instructions.
3. Disposal:
The appliance is built from
reusable materials.
If you decide to scrap the
dishwasher, it must be
disposed of in compliance
with local waste disposal
Before scrapping, cut off the
power cable so that the
appliance cannot be
connected to the mains.
• To prevent situations of
potential danger to children
(e.g. danger of suffocation),
break the lock of the door so
that it can no longer be
4. Child safety:
• Children must not be allowed
to play with the dishwasher.
• Store the detergent, rinse aid
and salt in a dry place out of
the reach of children.
5. Safety warnings:
• The open dishwasher door
can only support the weight
of the loaded rack when
pulled out. Do not rest objects
on the open door or sit or
stand on it: the appliance
may topple over!
• Do not use solvents inside the
dishwasher: risk of
• Before cleaning or carrying
out maintenance, switch off
the appliance, disconnect the
mains plug and turn off the
water tap.
• If a fault occurs, switch off
the appliance and turn off
the water tap.
• On completion of the
programme switch off the
dishwasher and turn off the
water tap.
• Repairs and technical
modifications must be carried
out exclusively by a qualified
• The water in the dishwasher
is not potable.
• Do not store inflammable
liquids near the dishwasher.
• Do not operate the appliance
in the open air.
6. Resistance to frost:
If the appliance is placed in
surroundings exposed to the
risk of frost, it must be
drained completely.
Turn off the water tap,
remove the flexible inlet and
outlet hoses, and let all the
water run out.
7. For appliances with water
stop system:
The water inlet hose and
plastic casing contain
electrical components.
Do not therefore cut the
hose or immerse the plastic
casing in water. If the hose is
damaged switch off the
appliance immediately.
8. The appliance must be
used at temperatures
between 5°C and 45°C.
EC Declaration of
This appliance has been
designed, constructed and
distributed in compliance
with the safety requirements
of EC Directives:
Load capacity:
12 place settings.
How to fill the salt container
From a water hardness
category of 1-2 (medium),
before using the dishwasher
for the first time, fill the salt
container with regeneration
salt (to find out the hardness
level of water in your area,
contact your local Water
Board or check the last bill
you received).
If the water hardness level
does not correspond to
position 3 on the selector
(factory setting) or if the
water hardness level changes:
Turn the selector to the
correct position (for
dishwashers without salt
sensor only):
Set the water hardness by turning
the selector (if fitted) inside the
door (top left) using a screwdriver.
Use the table below to set the dial
to the correct setting:
1 soft
0 - 0.9
0 - 6.3
1 - 2 medium
6 - 10
10 - 18
1.0 - 1.8
7 - 12.6
2 medium
11 - 15
19 - 27
1.9 - 2.7
13.3 - 18.9
3 medium-hard
16 - 21
28 - 37
2.8 - 3.7
19.6 - 25.9
4 hard
22 - 28
38 - 50
3.8 - 5.0
26.6 - 35
4 very hard
29 - 35
51 - 63
5.1 - 6.3
35.7 - 44.1
4 extremely hard
36 - 60
64 - 107
6.4 - 10.7
44.8 - 74.9
How to fill the salt
Warning: Only use
regeneration salts for use
in domestic dishwashers!
Do not fill the salt container
with unsuitable substances,
such as detergent, as this will
cause irreparable damage to
the water softener system.
1. Remove the lower rack.
2. Unscrew the cap by turning it
3. When first using the
dishwasher: fill the salt
container to the rim with water.
Salt level indicator:
The dishwasher is equipped
with an electric or visual salt
level indicator (depending
on the model installed).
Electric indicator:
The salt level indicator lamp
on the control panel lights
up when the salt container is
mmol/l Clarke scale
or English
the water
level selector
For dishwashers without salt sensor
only! In appliances provided with a
salt sensor, the selector automatically
turns to the correct position.
If the water hardness level falls within
category 1 (soft), no salt is required.
4. Fill the salt container to the
rim with salt (using the filler
provided) (when filling for
the first time use min. 1.5 kg
and max. 2 kg) and stir with a
spoon handle.
5. Screw the cap back on by
turning it clockwise.
6. Fit the lower rack.
7. If regeneration salt is to be
added, immediately start a
wash programme (rinsing
alone is not sufficient) in order
to eliminate any residual saline
solution straight away and
avoid corrosion.
Visual indicator:
The float is clearly visible in
the cap window when the salt
container is full.
The float lowers and is no
longer visible when the salt
container is empty.
How to fill the rinse aid dispenser
The rinse aid facilitates
drying and prevents the
formation of unsightly spots
and streaks on crockery.
Before using the dishwasher
for the first time, fill the rinse
aid dispenser.
Only use rinse aids
recommended for use in
domestic dishwashers.
1. Press button A to open the
cover (see drawing).
2. Fill the dispenser with rinse
aid up to the dotted line
(about 100 ml. maximum).
Immediately wipe away
any rinse aid spilt
This prevents the formation
of excess suds which may
spoil washing results.
3. Close the cover.
Thereafter, regularly check
the rinse aid level.
How to adjust the rinse
aid dosage regulator:
Factory setting: Position 4.
If you are not satisfied with
washing or drying results,
change the rinse aid dosage
Rinse aid level indicator:
1. Press button A to open the
cover (see drawing).
2. If crockery is prone to whitish
streaks: reduce the dosage by
turning the dial to a lower
setting (1-3) using a coin or
the like.
If crockery is not perfectly
dry: increase the dosage by
turning the dial to a higher
setting (5-6).
3. Close the cover.
Visual indicator:
add rinse aid
sufficient rinse aid.
Electric indicator
(if provided):
The indicator lamp on the
control panel lights up when
more rinse aid needs to be
How to fill the detergent dispenser
Only use detergents
recommended for use in
domestic dishwashers.
Only fill the detergent
dispenser prior to starting
a wash programme (see
the Quick Reference Guide).
Press button C to open the
How to fill the detergent
Programmes with
Powder and/or liquid
pour two thirds of the
recommended dosage into
the compartment (A).
pour one third into the
compartment (B).
place a tablet in the
compartment (A) and/or
follow the directions on the
detergent pack.
Programmes without
- Powder and/or liquid
detergent, tablets:
pour the entire
recommended dosage into
the compartment (A).
• For programmes with
additional “Half load/
Multizone” function
selected (if provided):
- When using powder or liquid
detergent the dosage can be
reduced by 1/3.
3. Close the cover.
Use good quality liquid or
powder dishwasher
detergents and/or tablets
(do not use hand
dishwashing detergents).
In order to safeguard the
environment, follow the
manufacturer's directions for
use. Do not use more than
the amount of detergent
that is recommended.
Observe the manufacturer's
safety warnings. Keep these
products out of reach of
If you use detergents in
tablet form, follow the
manufacturer's directions for
If you use multi-action
dishwasher detergents that
incorporate rinse aid and
regeneration salt, follow the
directions below:
• products that incorporate
the rinse aid enhance the
detergent action only with
some programs.
• products that do not require
using regeneration salt may
be used only in areas with
specific water hardness level.
Read the product user
instructions carefully. If in
doubt, contact the detergent
The guarantee is not applicable
if faults are caused by the use
of these products
Care and Maintenance
Before cleaning or
carrying out maintenance,
switch off the appliance,
disconnect the mains plug
and turn off the water
Upper spray arm:
1. Slacken the fixing nut (A) (by
turning it counter-clockwise)
and detach the spray arm (B)
by pulling it down).
2. Rinse the nozzles.
3. To remount the spray arm,
align it and then tighten the
fixing nut (by turning it
clockwise), paying
attention not to bend it.
The fixing nut must be
tightened until it clicks!
Lower spray arm:
1. Slacken the fixing nut (C) (by
turning it counter-clockwise)
and detach the spray arm (D)
by pulling it upwards.
2. Rinse the nozzles.
3. To remount the spray arm,
align it and then tighten the
fixing nut (by turning it
clockwise), paying
attention not to bend it.
The fixing nut must be
tightened until it clicks!
Cleaning the outside of
the appliance:
To clean the outside of the
appliance, use a neutral
detergent and a damp cloth.
Clean the control panel with
a damp cloth only.
Do not use abrasive
Cleaning the inside of the
Regularly wipe the door seal
and inside of the door with a
damp cloth to remove any
food residue.
Make sure the spray arm
rotates freely.
Make sure the spray arm
rotates freely.
Care and Maintenance
Cleaning the filters:
1. Rotate the microfilter
counter-clockwise (in the
direction of the arrow “0”)
and extract it (E).
2. Place the microfilter/widemesh central filter unit on a
flat surface and push the
handle of the microfilter (F).
Extract the wide-mesh filter
by pushing it forward (G).
3. Remove the fine-mesh
filter (H).
4. Clean all filters under
running water, paying
attention not to bend the
fine-mesh filter.
Check that no impurities are
left inside the dishwasher!
5. Remounting: insert the widemesh filter in the microfilter
(click should be heard!) Insert
the fine-mesh filter. The
filter must be fitted under
both tabs.
Insert the microfilter/widemesh central filter unit and
turn clockwise to lock (in the
direction of arrow “1”), until
the dotted lines on the
microfilter and fine-mesh
filter are aligned.
The filter unit must be
correctly assembled to
ensure good wash results!
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