Before using the dishwasher, read the user instructions!
Quick Reference Guide
ADG 7952
On button
Time and failure display 3)
Indicates in hours the time
remaining until the start of the wash
cycle. Switches off when the
programme has started. Toward the
end of the programme, during the
drying cycle, the display will indicate
the time remaining in minutes.
“F...” Identification of faults for
service technician
Off button
Programme selection button
Start button
“Delayed start” buttons
Switches “on” when the dishwasher is
operating. Flashes when a fault occurs.
Switches off at the end of the programme.
The wash cycle can be programmed
to start after 1 - 24 hours. With each
successive touch of the button, the
delayed start indicator increases by
1 hour, and after 24 returns to 00.
Then press the Start button. The
dishwasher will start at the set time.
Add rinse aid
Add regeneration salt
Only add regeneration salt immediately
before starting a wash programme.
Programme chart
Detergent 2)
Loading instructions
Consumption 3)
13.0-16.0 0.80-1.05
16.0-23.0 1.10-2.00
Automatic programme recommended for
Sensor Normal
40-55°C routine washes, with no dried-on or
burnt food (not for EN 50242).
Automatic programme recommended for
Sensor Intensive
soiled crockery with dried-on or
60-70°C heavily
burnt food, for example pans and
Crockery to be washed later.
Light soiling, for example glasses and
Lightly soiled crockery, with no dried-on
Eco-Normal 1)
Normally soiled crockery.
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/Standard loading comparison test, contact the following address:
Whirlpool is a registered trademark of Whirlpool USA
5019 396 91257
(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
Load the racks
Select a programme
Select options
Press the Start button
Mechanical indicator lamp C.
Electric indicator on control panel (if provided).
On models with water softener system only.
Mechanical indicator lamp D. Electric
indicator on control panel (if provided).
Refer to the dishwasher loading instructions.
The last programme selected will light up.
Press the
button until the desired programme lights up.
If necessary (and if provided)
the corresponding indicator lamp lights up.
The selected programme is then
memorised (even in the event
of power failure).
“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
Turn 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
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:
depending on the model
Multi-purpose support (A): 1)
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
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
Lower rack:
Depending on the model with fixed
or tilting plate holders (F).
Half Load:
Load the lower rack only.
Greater washing power,
particularly for plates and
Cutlery basket (G) or (H):
Some models are provided with a
grid (I) that can be fitted onto the
cutlery basket to keep items
separated. Cutlery basket (D) for
appliances with half load only.
Sharp knives and forks that might
cause injury must be placed in the
cutlery basket with the handles
positioned upwards.
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:
Multi-purpose support (A) - N. AMH 369 series.
Revolving glass support (C) - N. WGH 1000 series.
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
If crockery is not
perfectly dry
If crockery is not
perfectly clean
• No water supply.
• Open the tap.
• The appliance does not load
sufficient water.
• There is a power failure.
• Starting the selected programme.
• Insufficient rinse aid.
• Increase dosage *.
• Residual water in cavities.
• Load crockery at an angle.
• The water jet does not reach
the crockery.
• Insufficient detergent.
• Arrange crockery so that items do not touch each
Load crockery upside down.
• Follow recommended detergent dosage.
• Unsuitable programme.
• Spray arms blocked.
• Select a more intense wash cycle.
• The spray arms must be able to turn freely.
Clean the water supply tap filter.
Ensure there are no kinks in the water hose.
Insert the plug into the mains socket.
Press the Start button.
Close the door.
Check the domestic circuit fuse.
The programme can be set to “0” to start.
• Spray arm nozzles clogged.
• Remove any impurities obstructing the water flow *.
• Incorrect detergent/detergent too old. • Use a good quality detergent.
Sandy or grainy residues • Clogged filters.
Colour of plastic parts
• 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.
Deposits on crockery
• removable
• not removable
Streaks on the crockery/glasses.
Streaks on glasses.
Layer of salt on crockery/glasses.
Insufficient water softening,
calcium deposits.
Increase the rinse aid dosage *.
Reduce the rinse aid dosage *.
Close the salt container lid properly *.
Change water hardness setting, if necessary add
salt *.
Opaque glasses/ glasses • Cannot be washed in the dishwasher.
not sparkling
• Use suitable glasses.
Rust on cutlery
• Not made of stainless steel.
• Use suitable cutlery.
Identifying appliance
• The START indicator lamp flashes.
• Ensure that the filter assembly is not clogged and
if necessary clean it *.
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.
• Call the After-Sales Service.
• Indicator F... (if provided).
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.
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