Electrolux EWF108211W User manual

Electrolux EWF108211W User manual
EWF 108211 W
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EN WASHING MACHINE
USER MANUAL
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CONTENTS
Safety information
Product description
Control panel
First use
Daily use
Helpful hints and tips
Washing programmes
Care and cleaning
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What to do if…
Technical data
Consumption values
Special accessories for installation
Installation
Electrical connection
Environment concerns
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Subject to change without notice.
SAFETY INFORMATION
Important! Read carefully & keep for future
reference.
• The safety of Your appliance complies
with the industry standards and with legal
requirements on the safety of appliances.
However, as manufacturers, we feel it is
our duty to provide the following safety
notes.
• It is most important that this instruction
book should be retained with the appliance for future reference. Should the appliance be sold or transferred to another
owner, or should you move house and
leave the appliance, always ensure that
the book is supplied with the appliance in
order that the new owner can get to
know the functioning of the appliance
and the relevant warnings.
• You MUST read them carefully before installing or using the appliance.
• Before first starting up, check the appliance for any damage incurred during
transport. Never connect up a damaged
appliance . If parts are damaged, contact
your supplier.
• If the appliance is delivered in the winter
months when there are minus temperatures. Store it at room temperature for 24
hours before using for the first time.
GENERAL SAFETY
• It is dangerous to alter the specifications
or attempt to modify this product in any
way.
• During high temperature wash programmes the door glass may get hot. Do
not touch it!
• Make sure that small pets and children
do not climb into the drum. To avoid this,
please check into the drum before using.
• 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.
• Only use the advised quantities of fabric
softener and detergent. Damage to the
fabric can ensue if you over-fill. Refer to
the manufacturer’s recommendations of
quantities.
• 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.
• 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, cleaning and
maintenance.
• Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced people
may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Centre.
Always insist on genuine spare parts.
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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.
• 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.
• 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
against the wall.
• If the machine is situated on a carpeted
floor, please adjust the feet in order to allow air to circulate freely under the appliance.
• Always be sure, that there is no water
leakage from hoses and their connections after the installation.
• If the appliance is installed in a location
subject to frost, please read the “dangers
of freezing” chapter.
• 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.
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
Washing Programme Table.
• 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 clean-
ing 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 appliance 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.
CHILD SAFETY
• This appliance is not intended for use by
person (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.
• 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. To prevent children
and pets becoming trapped inside the
drum the machine incorporates a special
feature. To activate this device, rotate the
button (without pressing it) inside the
door clockwise until the groove is horizontal. If necessary use a coin.
To disable this device and restore the
possibility of closing the door, rotate the
button counterclockwise until the groove
is vertical.
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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
Your new appliance meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry
with low water, energy and detergent consumption. Its new washing system allows total use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.
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1 Detergent dispenser drawer
2 Control panel
3 Door opening handle
4 Rating Plate
5 Drain pump
6 Adjustable feet
DETERGENT DISPENSER DRAWER
Compartment for detergent used for
prewash and soak phase or for stain remover used during the stain action phase (if
available). The prewash and soak detergent
is added at the beginning of the wash programme. The stain remover is added during the stain action phase.
Compartment for powder or liquid detergent used for main wash. If using liquid
detergent pour it just before starting the
programme.
Compartment for liquid additives (fabric
softener, starch).
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations on quantities to use and do not
exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent
dispenser drawer. Any fabric softener or
starching additives must be poured into the
compartment before starting the wash programme.
PROGRAMME GUIDE
The programme guide is on the front side of
the detergent dispenser drawer.
Other programme guides in different languages are in the user manual bag. (Not all
appliances have more than one programme
guide).
To replace the programme guide:
1. Pull it out from the right side and remove it.
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2. Put in the new programme guide.
CONTROL PANEL
Below is a picture of the control panel. It shows the programme selector dial as well as
the temperature selector dial, the buttons and the pilot lights. These are presented by
relevant numbers on the following pages.
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PROGRAMME selector dial
SPIN selector dial
TEMPERATURE button
OPTIONS button
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6
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Programme dial
= Cottons
= Synthetics
= Delicates
= Silk
= Lingerie
= Wool / Handwash
= Soak
= Rinse
= Drain
= Spin
= Cotton Economy
= Easy Iron
= Curtains
= Blanket
Spin dial, buttons and pilot lights
= Spin button
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EXTRA RINSE button
START/PAUSE button
DELAY START button
Indicator Pilot Lights
TABLE OF SYMBOLS
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= Night Cycle
= Rinse Hold
= Temperature button
= Cold
= Options button
= Super Quick
= Daily
= Prewash
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= Extra Rinse button
= Start/Pause button
= End of Cycle light
= Washing phase light
= Door locked light
= Delay Start button
PROGRAMME SELECTOR DIAL
It allows you to switch the appliance on/off
and/or to select a programme.
SPIN DIAL
By turning the spin speed dial you can
change the spin speed of the selected programme or select the available options.
NIGHT CYCLE
By selecting this function the machine will
not drain the water of the last rinse and all
spinning phases will be suppressed, so as
not to wrinkle the laundry. This washing cycle is very quiet and it can be selected at
night or in times with a more economical
power rate. On some programmes the rinses will be performed with more water. Before opening the door it will be necessary to
empty out the water. To empty out the water, please read the paragraph «At the end
of the programme».
RINSE HOLD
By selecting this function the water of the
last rinse is not emptied out to prevent the
fabrics from creasing. Before opening the
door it will be necessary to empty out the
water. To empty out the water, please read
the paragraph «At the end of the programme».
PREWASH
By selecting this option the machine performs a prewash cycle before the main
wash phase. The washing time will be prolonged. This option is recommended for
heavily soiled laundry.
DAILY
By pressing this button the washing duration will be reduced. To be used for lightly
soiled laundry.
SUPER QUICK
Short cycle for lightly soiled items or for
laundry which needs only freshening up.
We recommend you to reduce the fabrics
loading.
EXTRA RINSE
This appliance is designed to save energy.
If it necessary to rinse the laundry using an
extra quantity of water (extra rinse), select
this option. Some additional rinses will be
performed. This option is recommended for
people who are allergic to detergents, and
in areas where the water is very soft.
DELAY START
The start of the programme can be delayed
by 3, 6 or 9 hours by means of this button.
START PAUSE
This button allows you to start or to interrupt the selected programme.
INDICATOR PILOT LIGHTS
8.1
8.2
8.3
After having pressed the button 6, the pilot
light 8.1 (Washing) illuminates. When the pilot light 8.1 (Washing) comes on this means
that the machine is operating.
The pilot light 8.2 (Door locked) illuminates
when the programme starts and indicates if
the door can be opened.
- light on: the door cannot be opened;
- light off: the door can be opened;
- light flashing: the door is opening.
When the programme has finished the pilot
light 8.3 (End) comes on.
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FIRST USE
• Ensure that the electrical and water
connections comply with the installation instructions.
• Remove the polystyrene block and
any material from the drum.
• Pour 2 litres of water into the main
of the deterwash compartment
gent drawer in order to activate the
ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle
at the highest temperature without
any laundry in the machine, to remove any manufacturing residue
from the drum and tub. Pour 1/2 a
measure of detergent into the main
wash compartment and start the
machine.
DAILY USE
Load the laundry
Open the door by carefully pulling the door
handle outwards. Place the laundry in the
drum, one item at a time, shaking them out
as much as possible. Close the door.
Make sure that no laundry stays between
the seal and the door. There is a risk of water leakage or damage to the laundry.
If required, pour fabric softener into the
compartment marked
(the amount used
must not exceed the «MAX» mark in the
drawer). Close the drawer gently.
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 compartor in the appropriate compartment
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if the selected programme/option it requires
(see more details in «Detergent dispenser
drawer»).
SELECT THE REQUIRED PROGRAMME
BY TURNING THE PROGRAMME
SELECTOR DIAL (1)
Turn the programme selector dial to the required programme. The washing machine
will automatically select a spin value for the
programme you have chosen. You can
change this value by turning the relevant dial. The green pilot light of the button 6
starts to flash.
The selector dial can be turned either clockwise or counterclockwise. Turn to position
«O» to reset programme/Switching the machine off.
At the end of the programme the selector dial must be turned to position O, to
switch the machine off.
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Caution! If you turn the programme
selector dial to another programme
when the machine is working, the red
pilot light of button 6 will blink 3 times
to indicate a wrong selection. The
machine will not perform the new
selected programme.
REDUCE THE SPIN SPEED OR SELECT
THE AVAILABLE FUNCTIONS BY
TURNING THE SPIN SELECTOR DIAL
(2)
The spin speed dial allows you to select the
spin speed of the selected programme or
the available functions.
The spin speeds indicated on the dial refer
to the cotton programmes.
Spin
position
Programmes
with max
1000 rpm
allowed
Programmes
with max
900 rpm
allowed
Programmes
with max
700 rpm
allowed
«1000»
1000
900
700
«900»
900
900
700
«700»
700
700
700
«500»
500
500
500
If you select the spin programme and
the spin speed dial remains on this
position, the spin will be performed
by the appliance at 400 rpm.
If you select the spin programme and
the spin speed dial remains on this
position, the spin will be performed
by the appliance at 400 rpm.
SELECT THE AVAILABLE OPTIONS BY
PRESSING BUTTONS 4 AND 5
Depending on the programme, different
functions can be combined. These must be
selected after choosing the desired programme and before starting the programme.
When these buttons are pressed, the corresponding pilot lights illuminate. When they
are pressed again, the pilot lights go out. If
an incorrect option is selected, the integrated red pilot light of the button 6 flashes for
3 times.
For the compatibility among the washing programmes and the options see
chapter «Washing Programmes».
SELECT THE DELAY START BY
PRESSING BUTTON 7
Before you start the programme, if you wish
to delay the start, press the button 7 repeatedly, to select the desired delay. The
relevant light illuminates.
You must select this option after you have
set the programme and before you start the
programme.
You can cancel or modify the delay time at
any moment, before you press button 6.
Selecting the delayed start:
1. Select the programme and the required
options.
2. Select the delay start by pressing the
button 7.
3. Press button 6:
– the machine starts its hourly countdown.
– The programme will start after the
selected delay has expired.
Cancelling the delayed start after having
started the programme:
1. Set the washing machine to PAUSE by
pressing button 6.
2. Press button 7 once, the light relevant
to the selected delay goes off
3. Press button 6 again to start the programme.
The Delay Start can not be selected with
DRAIN programme.
Important! The selected delay can be
changed only after selecting the washing
programme again.
The door will be locked throughout the delay time. If you need to open the door, you
must set the machine to PAUSE (by pressing the button 6) and then wait a few minutes. After you have closed the door,
press the button 6 again.
START THE PROGRAMME BY
PRESSING BUTTON 6
To start the selected programme, press the
button 6, the corresponding green pilot light
stops blinking. The appliance starts operating and the only pilot light corresponding to
the running phase stays on.
To interrupt a programme which is running,
press the button 6: the corresponding
green pilot light starts blinking.
To restart the programme from the point at
which it was interrupted, press the button 6
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again. If you have chosen a delayed start,
the machine will begin the countdown.
If an incorrect option is selected, the red pilot light of the button 6 blinks 3 times.
ALTERING AN OPTION OR A RUNNING
PROGRAMME
It is possible to change some options before the programme carries them out.
Before you make any change, you must
PAUSE the appliance by pressing the button 6.
Changing a running programme is possible
only by resetting it. Turn the programme selector dial to O and then to the new programme position. Start the new programme
by pressing the button 6 again. The washing water in the tub will be not emptied out.
INTERRUPTING A PROGRAMME
Press the button 6 to interrupt a programme which is running, the corresponding green pilot light starts blinking.
Press the button again to restart the programme.
CANCELLING A PROGRAMME
to cancel a proTurn the selector dial to
gramme which is running.
You can select now a new programme.
OPENING THE DOOR
After the programme has started (or during
the delay time) the door is locked, if you
need to open it, set first the machine to
PAUSE by pressing the button 6. After a
few minutes the light 8.2 goes out and it is
possible to open the door.
If this light remains lit and the door is
locked, this means that the machine is already heating or that the water level is too
Stand by: once the programme has
finished after a few minutes the energy
saving system is enabled with the pilot
high. In any case, do not try to force the
door!
If you cannot open the door but you need
to open it you have to switch the machine
off by turning the selector dial to O. After a
few minutes the door can be opened (pay
attention to the water level and temperature!).
After closing the door, it is necessary to select the programme and options again and
to press button 6.
AT THE END OF THE PROGRAMME
The machine stops automatically. The pilot
light of button 6, the pilot lights 8.1 and 8.2
go off. The light 8.3 illuminates.
If you have set a programme or an option
that ends with water left in the tub, the pilot
light 8.2 remains on. The door is locked to
indicate that the water must be emptied out
before opening the door. The drum continues to rotate at regular intervals until the
water draining.
Follow the below instructions to empty out
the water:
1. Turn the programme selector dial to O.
2. Select the draining or spinning programme.
3. Reduce the spin speed if needed, by
turning the relevant dial.
4. Press button 6.
At the end of the programme, the light 8.2
goes off to indicate that the door can be
now opened. Turn the programme selector
dial to O to switch the machine off.
Remove the laundry from the drum and
carefully check that the drum is empty. If
you do not intend to carry out another
wash, close the water tap. Leave the door
open to prevent the formation of mildew
and unpleasant smells.
lights switched on. By pressing any
button the appliance will come out of
the energy saving status.
HELPFUL HINTS AND TIPS
SORTING OUT 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.
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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.
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 net.
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.
Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot water or a
rust removing product used cold. 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
acetone1), lay the garment on a soft cloth
and dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone as above,
then treat stains with methylated spirits.
Treat any residual marks 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.
Ink: depending on the type of ink, moisten
the fabric first with acetone1), then with
acetic acid; treat any residual marks on
1) do not use acetone on artificial silk
white fabrics with bleach and then rinse
thoroughly.
Tar stains: first treat with stain remover,
methylated spirits or benzine, then rub with
detergent paste.
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.
All commonly available washing machine
detergents may 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 programmes (60°C max)
for all types of fabric, or special for woollens only.
The detergent and any additives must be
placed in the appropriate compartments of
the dispenser drawer before starting the
wash programme.
If using liquid detergents, a programme
without prewash must be selected.
Your appliance incorporates a recirculation
system which allows an optimal use of the
concentrated detergent.
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations on quantities to use and do
not exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent dispenser drawer.
QUANTITY OF DETERGENT TO BE
USED
The type and quantity of detergent will depend on the type of fabric, load size, degree of soiling and hardness of the water
used.
Follow the product manufacturers’ instructions on quantities to use.
Use less detergent if:
• you are washing a small load
• the laundry is lightly soiled
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• large amounts of foam form during washing.
DEGREES OF WATER HARDNESS
Water hardness is classified in so-called
“degrees” of hardness. Information on hardness of the water in your area can be ob-
tained from the relevant water supply company, or from your local authority. If the water hardness degree is medium or high we
suggest you to add a water softener following always the manufacturer’s instructions.
When the degree of hardness is soft, readjust the quantity of the detergent.
WASHING PROGRAMMES
Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin
Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
Cotton
90° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 1000 rpm
Max. load 8 kg - Red. load 4 kg 1)
White and coloured cotton (normally soiled items).
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
PREWASH2)
DAILY
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
Synthetics
60° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm
Max. load 4 kg - Red. load 2 kg 1)
Synthetic or mixed fabrics (normally soiled items)
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
PREWASH2)
DAILY
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
Delicates
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 700 rpm
Max. load kg 4 - Red. load kg 2 1)
Delicate fabrics: acrylics, viscose, polyester.
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
PREWASH2)
DAILY
SUPER QUICK
EXTRA RINSE
Silk
30° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 700 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
Delicate washing programme suitable for silk and
mixed synthetic items.
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
Lingerie
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 1000 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
This programme is suitable for very delicate items, as
lingerie, bras and underwear etc. The maximum spin
speed is automatically reduced.
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
Detergent
Compartment
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin
Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Wool /Handwash
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 1000 rpm
Max. load 2 kg
Washing programme for machine washable wool as
well as for hand washable woollens and delicate fabrics. Note: A single or bulky item may cause imbalance. If the appliance doesn’t perform the final spin
phase, add more items, redistribute the load manually and then select the spinning programme.
Options
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
Soak
30°
Prewash - Soak for about 40 minutes - Stop with
water in the tub
Max. load 8 kg
Special programme for heavily soiled laundry. The
machine performs a soak at 30°C. At the end of this
time the machine will stop automatically with water
left in the tub.
Before starting a new washing phase, it is necessary
to empty out the water by:
• Draining only: turn the programme selector dial
to draining programme (press the button 6).
• Draining and spinning: turn the programme selector dial to the spinning programme, if necessary, reduce the spin speed and then press button
6.
Important! This programme cannot be used for very
delicate fabrics as silk or wool. Pour the detergent
for the soak programme into the appropriate compartment. At the end of the soak (after having emptied out the water) you can select the washing programme (first turn the programme selector dial to O,
then to the programme. Press the button 6).
Rinse
Rinse with fabric softener if needed
Maximum spin speed at 1000 rpm
Max. load 4 kg
With this programme it is possible to rinse and spin
garments which have been washed by hand. The
machine performs a rinse, followed by a final short
spin.
Drain
Draining of water
Max. load 8 kg
For emptying out the water of the last rinse in programmes with the option selected, which ends with
water left in the tub or at the end of the Soak programme.
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
EXTRA RINSE
Detergent
Compartment
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin
Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry
Options
Spin
Drain and long spin
Maximum spin speed at 1000 rpm
Max. load 8 kg
Separate spin for hand washed garments and after
programmes with the option selected, which ends
with water left in the tub. You can choose the spin
speed by pressing the relevant button to adapt it to
the fabrics to be spun.
SPIN REDUCTION
Cotton Economy3)
90° - 40°
Main wash - Rinses - long spin
Maximum spin speed at 1000 rpm
Max. load 8 kg
his programme can be selected for slightly or normally soiled cotton items. The temperature will decrease and the washing time will be extended. This
allows to obtain a good washing efficiency by saving
energy.
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
PREWASH2)
EXTRA RINSE
Easy Iron
60° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
This programme can be selected for synthetic items
and mixed fabrics to be ironed. The laundry can be
gently washed and spun to avoid any creasing. In
this way ironing is easier. Furthermore the machine
will perform additional rinses.
SPIN REDUCTION
RINSE HOLD
PREWASH2)
EXTRA RINSE
Curtains
40° - Cold
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 700 rpm
Max. load 2 kg
With this programme it is possible to wash curtains
with an extra water load. Do not pour any detergent
into prewash compartment.
SPIN REDUCTION
NIGHT CYCLE
RINSE HOLD
EXTRA RINSE
Blanket
40° - 30°
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 700 rpm
Max. load 2.5 kg
Washing programme for a single synthetic blanket,
bedspread etc.
SPIN REDUCTION
Detergent
Compartment
O = OFF
For cancelling the programme which is running or to
switch the machine off .
1) If you select the Super Quick option by pressing button 4, we recommend that you reduce the maximum load as
indicated (Red. load = reduced load). Full loading is possible however with somewhat reduced cleaning results.
2) If using liquid detergents, a programme without PREWASH must be selected.
3) This programme is the reference programme for the data entered in the energy label, in compliance with EEC
92/75 standards.
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CARE AND CLEANING
Warning! You must disconnect the
appliance from the electricity supply,
before you can carry out any cleaning
or maintenance work.
DESCALING
The water we use normally contains lime. It
is a good idea to periodically use a water
softening powder in the machine. 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.
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.
MAINTENANCE WASH
With the use of low temperature washes it
is possible to get a build up of residues inside the drum.
We recommend that a maintenance wash
be performed on a regular basis.
To run a maintenance wash:
• The drum should be empty of laundry.
• Select the hottest cotton wash programme.
• Use a normal measure of detergent,
must be a powder with biological properties.
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Flush it out under a tap, to remove any
traces of accumulated powder.
To aid cleaning, the top part of the additive
compartment should be removed. Clean all
parts with water.
Clean the chamber of dispenser drawer
with a brush.
EXTERNAL CLEANING
Clean the exterior cabinet of the appliance
with soap and water only, and then dry
thoroughly.
Important! Do not use methylated spirits,
solvents or similar products to clean the
cabinet.
CLEANING THE DISPENSER DRAWER
The detergent dispenser drawer should be
cleaned regularly.
The washing powder and additive dispenser drawer should be cleaned regularly.
Remove the drawer by pressing the catch
downwards and by pulling it out.
WASHING DRUM
Rust deposits in the drum may occur due
to rusting foreign bodies in the washing or
tap water containing iron.
Important! Do not clean the drum with
acidic descaling agents, scouring agents
containing chlorine or iron or steel wool.
1. Remove any rust deposits on the drum
with a cleaning agent for stainless steel.
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2. Run a washing cycle without any washing to clean off any cleaning agent residues.
Programme: Short Cotton Programme
at maximum temperature and add approx. 1/4 measuring cup of detergent.
DOOR SEAL
Check from time to time the door seal and
eliminate eventual possible objects that
could be trapped in the fold.
DRAIN PUMP
Regularly examine the drain pump and
make sure that it is clean.
Clean the pump regularly and/or if:
• The appliance does not drain the water.
• The drum cannot turn.
• The appliance makes an unusual noise
because of the blockage of the drain
pump.
• A problem with water draining is detected
(see chapter “What to do if...” for more
details).
Warning!
1. Disconnect the mains plug from
the mains socket.
2. Do not remove the filter while the
appliance operates. Do not clean
the drain pump if the water in the
appliance is hot. The water must
be cold before you clean the drain
pump.
To clean the drain pump:
1. Open the pump door.
2. Put a container below the recess of the
drain pump to collect the water that
flows out.
3. Press the two levers and pull forward
the drainage duct to let the water flow
out.
4. When the container is full of water, put
the drainage duct back again and empty the container. Do steps 3 and 4
again and again until no more water
flows out from the drain pump.
5. Pull back the drainage duct.
6. Unscrew the filter and remove it.
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7. Remove fluff and objects from the
pump.
8. Make sure that the impeller of the
pump can turn. If this does not occur,
contact the service centre.
9. Clean the filter under the water tap and
put it back in the pump into the special
guides.
10. Make sure that you tighten correctly the
filter to prevent leakages.
curely re-tightened so as to stop leaks and
young children being able to remove it.
CLEANING THE WATER INLET
FILTERS
If you notice that the machine is taking longer to fill, check that the filter in the water
inlet hose is not blocked.
1. Turn off the water tap.
2. Unscrew the water inlet hose.
3. Clean the filter in the hose using a hard
bristle brush.
4. Screw the hose back onto the tap.
5. Unscrew the hose from the machine.
Keep a rug nearby because some water may flow.
6. Clean the filter in the valve with a stiff
brush or with the piece of cloth.
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11. Close the drain pump door.
Warning!
Never remove the pump cover during a
wash cycle, always wait until the appliance
has finished the cycle, and is empty. When
refitting the pump cover, ensure it is se-
7. Screw the hose back to the machine
and make sure the connection is tight.
8. Turn on the water tap.
EMERGENCY EMPTYING OUT
If the appliance cannot drain the water, proceed as follows to empty out the machine:
1. pull out the plug from the power socket;
2. close the water tap;
3. if necessary, wait until the water has
cooled down;
4. open the pump door;
5. place a container on the floor below the
recess of the drain pump;
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6. press the two levers and pull forward
the drainage duct to let the water flow
out;
7. when the container is full of water, put
the drainage duct back again and empty the container;
repeat this operation until water stops
flowing out;
8. if necessary clean the pump (refer to
the section ‘Drain pump’ );
9. close the drain pump door.
When you drain the water with the emergency drain procedure, you must activate
again the drain system:
1. Put 2 litres of water in the main wash
compartment of the detergent dispenser.
2. Start the programme to drain the water.
FROST PRECAUTIONS
If the machine is installed in a place where
the temperature could drop below 0°C, re-
move the remaining water from the inlet
hose and the drain pump.
1. disconnect the mains plug from the
mains socket.
2. close the water tap
3. unscrew the water inlet hose from the
tap;
4. put the two ends of the inlet hose in a
container and let the water flow out of
the hose.
5. empty the drain pump as described in
the ‘Emergency drain’ section.
6. when the drain pump is empty, install
the water inlet hose again.
Warning!
Make sure that the temperature is more
than 0 °C before you use the appliance
again.
The manufacturer is not responsible for
damages caused by low temperatures.
WHAT TO DO IF…
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 pilot light of button 6 blinks to indicate that the machine is not working.
It is possible to recognize the machine fault
by the number of button 6 light flashes. If
the number of flashes is different from the
ones indicated below, this is related to a
fault that you cannot solve. In this case,
contact your local Service Centre.
Press simultaneously the buttons 5 and 6
for a few seconds. The red button 6 light
will flash for a short time as described (the
green flash is not to be considered) :
• 4 flashes = «The washing machine
does not start», follow the corresponding suggestions in «Possible cause/Solutions» box and restart the programme.
• 1 flash = «The machine does not fill»,
follow the corresponding suggestions in
«Possible cause/Solutions» box and restart the programme.
• 2 flashes = «The machine does not
empty and/or does not spin», follow
the corresponding suggestions in «Possible cause/Solutions» box and restart the
programme.
Once the problem has been eliminated,
press the button 6 to restart the programme. If after all checks, the problem
persists, contact your local Service Centre.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
The washing machine does
not start:
The door has not been closed (the button 6 red light blinks).
• 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 main fuse has blown.
• Replace the fuse.
The programme selector dial is not correctly positioned and the
button 6 has not been pressed.
• Please turn the selector dial and press the button 6 again.
The delay start has been selected.
• If the laundry are to be washed immediately, cancel the delay
start.
The machine does not fill:
The water tap is closed (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Open the water tap.
The inlet hose is squashed or kinked (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Check the inlet hose connection.
The filter in the inlet hose or the inlet valve filter are blocked (the
button 6 red light blinks).
• Clean the water inlet filters (See "Cleaning the water inlet filters"
for more details).
The door is not properly closed (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Close the door firmly.
The machine fills then empties immediately:
The end of the drain hose is too low.
• Refer to relevant paragraph in «water drainage» section.
The machine does not
empty and/or does not
spin:
The drain hose is squashed or kinked (the button 6 red light
blinks).
• Check the drain hose connection.
The drain filter is clogged (the button 6 red light blinks).
• Clean the drain filter.
An option or a programme that ends with the water still in the tub
or a that eliminates all the spinning phases has been selected.
• Select the draining or spinning programme.
The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
There is water on the floor:
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 or inlet hose is damaged.
• Replace it with a new one.
The filter has not been properly screwed in after cleaning action.
• Screw the filter fully in.
Unsatisfactory washing results:
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 the laundry load.
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Problem
Possible cause/Solution
The door will not open:
The programme is still running.
• Wait the end of washing cycle.
The door lock has not been released.
• Wait until the door is released before opening the door.
There is water in the drum.
• Select drain or spin programme to empty out the water.
The machine vibrates is
noisy:
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.
• Redistribute the laundry.
Maybe there is very little laundry in the drum.
• Load more laundry.
Spinning starts late or the
machine does not spin:
The electronic unbalance detection device has cut in because the
laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum. 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 programme.
• Redistribute the laundry.
The load is too small.
• Add more items, redistribute the load manually and then select
the spinning programme.
The machine makes an unusual noise:
The machine is fitted with a type of motor which makes an unusual
noise compared with other traditional motors. This new motor ensures a softer start and more even distribution of the laundry in the
drum when spinning, as well as increased stability of the machine.
No water is visible 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.
Mod. ... ... ...
Prod. No. ... ... ...
Ser. No. ...
TECHNICAL DATA
Dimensions
Width
Height
Depth
Depth (Overall dimensions)
60 cm
85 cm
60 cm
63 cm
Electrical connection
Voltage - Overall power - Fuse
Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating
plate, on the inner edge of the appliance door.
Water supply pressure
Minimum
Maximum
0,05 MPa
0,8 MPa
Maximum Load
Cotton
8 kg
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Spin Speed
Maximum
1000 rpm
CONSUMPTION VALUES
Programme
Energy consumption (KWh)1)
Water consumption (litre)1)
Programme duration (Minutes)1)
White Cottons 95 °C
2.7
66
165
Cottons 60 °C
1.6
63
140
Cottons 40 °C
0.95
63
140
Synthetics 40 °C
0.6
58
90
Delicates 40 °C
0.7
70
70
Wool/ Handwash 30 °C
0.4
65
55
1) The consumption information shown in this chart is indicative. It can vary depending on the quantity and the type
of laundry, on the temperature of the water supply and on the ambient temperature.
Standard programmes for the Energy
Label consumption values
The cotton 60 °C economy and cotton 40
°C economy are the standard cotton programmes for normally soiled cotton laundry.
They are suitable to clean normally soiled
cotton laundry and they are the most efficient programmes in terms of combined
energy and water consumption for washing
that type of cotton laundry.
They agree with EN60456.
The actual water temperature may differ from the declared cycle temperature.
SPECIAL ACCESSORIES FOR INSTALLATION
RUBBER FEET KIT (4055126249)
Available from your authorized dealer.
The rubber feet are particularly recommended on floating, slippery and wooden floors.
Mount the rubber feet to prevent vibration,
noises and displacement of the appliance
during operation.
Read carefully the instructions supplied with
the kit.
FIXING PLATE KIT (405517114)
Available from your authorized dealer.
If you install the appliance on a plinth, secure the appliance in the fixing plates.
Follow the instructions supplied with the kit.
INSTALLATION
UNPACKING
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. After removing all the packaging, carefully lay machine on it’s back to remove
the polystyrene base from the bottom.
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5. Open the porthole. Remove the polystyrene block fitted on the door seal.
Remove from the drum the objects
supplied with the machine.
2. Remove the power supply cable and
the draining hose from the hose holders
on the rear of the appliance.
6. Fill the smaller upper hole and the two
large ones with the corresponding plastic plug caps supplied in the bag containing the instruction booklet.
3. Unscrew the three bolts.
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4. Slide out the relevant plastic spacers.
POSITIONING
Install the machine on a flat hard floor.
Make sure that air circulation around the
machine is not impeded by carpets, rugs
etc. Check that the machine does not
touch the wall or other kitchen units. Level
the washing machine by raising or lowering
the feet. The feet may be tight to adjust as
they incorporate a self locking nut, but the
machine MUST be level and stable. If necessary, check the setting with a spirit level.
Any necessary adjustment can be made
with a spanner. Accurate levelling prevents
vibration, noise and displacement of the
machine during operation.
Caution! Never place cardboard,
wood or similar materials under the
machine to compensate for any
unevenness in the floor.
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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.
WATER INLET
An inlet hose is supplied and can been
found inside the machine drum. Do not use
the hose from your previous machine to
connect to the water supply.
WATER DRAINAGE
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. 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.
This appliance must be connected
to a cold water supply.
1. Connect the hose with the angled connection to the machine.
2. Do not place the inlet hose downwards.
Angle the hose to the left or right depending on the position of your water
tap.
45°
35°
3. Set the hose correctly by loosening the
ring nut. After positioning the inlet hose,
be sure to tighten the ring nut again to
prevent leaks.
4. Connect the hose to a tap with a 3/4”
thread. Always use the hose supplied
with the appliance.
• 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
not less than 60 cm and not 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.
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The drain hose may be extended to a maximum of 4 metres. An additional drain hose
and joining piece is available from your local Service Centre.
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
Information on the electrical connection is
given on the rating plate on the inner edge
of the appliance door.
Check that your domestic electrical installation can take the maximum load required,
also taking into account any other appliances in use.
Connect the machine to an earthed
socket.
injury through failure to comply
with the above safety precaution.
The power supply cable must be
easily accessible after installing the
machine.
Should the appliance power supply
cable need to be replaced, this
must be carried out by a Service
Centre.
The manufacturer does not accept
any responsibility for damage or
ENVIRONMENT CONCERNS
The symbol on the product or on its
packaging indicates that this product may
not be treated as household waste. Instead
it should be taken to the appropriate
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 council, your household
waste disposal service or the shop where
you purchased the product.
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.
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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