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Aeg-Electrolux L76825 User Manual
LAVAMAT 76825
Washing Machine
User information
Dear Customer,
Please read this user information carefully and keep it to refer to later.
Please pass the user information on to any future owner of the appliance.
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The following symbols are used in the text:
Safety instructions
Warning! Information that affects your personal safety.
Important! Information that prevents damage to the appliance.
Useful tips and hints
Environmental information
Contents
Operating Instructions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Description of the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Control panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Programme tables . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Before the first wash. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Preparing and sorting washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Running a wash cycle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Opening the door/loading washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Adding detergent /conditioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Switching on the appliance/selecting a programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Changing the spin speed/selecting rinse hold . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Selecting additional programmes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
RINSE + . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
TIME SAVER. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
PRE WASH . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
STAIN . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SENSITIVE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Setting the delay timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Starting a programme . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Programme sequence . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Interrupting a programme/adding washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
End of the wash cycle/removing the washing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Overdosing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Child safety device. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
Cleaning and maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
What to do if... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Remedying small faults yourself . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
If the wash result is not satisfactory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Carrying out an emergency drain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Drain pump. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Disposal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Technical data. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Consumption values. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
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Installation and connection instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Safety information concerning installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Installing the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Transporting the appliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Unpacking. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Where to install . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Making the appliance level. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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Electrical Connection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
Connecting to the water supply . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Water inlet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Water Drainage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Guarantee/Customer Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Service and Spare Parts
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Operating Instructions
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Prior to using the appliance for the first time
• Follow the “Installation and connection instructions”.
• If the appliance is delivered in the winter months when there are minus temperatures: store the washing machine at room temperature
for 24 hours before using for the first time.
Correct use
• The washing machine is only designed for the washing of normal domestic laundry at home.
• Additions or modifications to the washing machine are not permitted.
• Only use detergents/conditioners that are suitable for use in domestic
washing machines.
• The washing must not contain any flammable solvent. The risk of explosion exists.
• Do not use the washing machine for dry cleaning.
• Dyes/colour removers may only be used in the washing machine, if
the manufacturer of these products expressly permits this. We cannot
accept liability for any damage arising.
Child safety
• Keep packaging away from children. There is a risk of suffocation.
• Children often do not recognise the hazards associated with electrical
appliances. Don’t allow children to use the washing machine unsupervised.
• Make sure that children and pets don’t climb into the drum of the
washing machine. The risk of death exists.
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General safety
• Repairs to the washing machine may only be carried out by qualified/
authorised service engineers.
• Never use the appliance when the electrical cable is damaged or the
control panel, worktop or plinth area are damaged to such an extent
that the inside of the appliance is openly accessible.
• Switch off the washing machine prior to cleaning it and carrying out
maintenance. In addition, remove the power plug from the power
point or – if the appliance has been hard-wired – switch off the cutout in the fuse box or completely remove the fuse.
• If operation is stopped, disconnect the appliance from the mains supply and turn off the tap.
• Never remove the power plug from the power point by pulling on the
cable. Always pull the plug.
• Multiway-plugs, connectors and extension cables must not be used.
Resulting overheating may constitute a fire hazard.
• Never wash the washing machine down with a water jet. Danger of
electric shock.
• When using wash programmes with high temperatures the glass in
the door will become hot. Do not touch it!
• Before emergency emptying of the appliance, before cleaning the
drain pump or opening the door in an emergency, let the water cool
down.
• Small animals can nibble on electrical cables and water hoses. This
can constitute a risk of electrocution and water damage. Keep small
animals away from the washing machine.
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Description of the appliance
Detergent dispenser
drawer
Control panel
Rating plate
(behind door)
Plinth flap/
Drain pump
Screw feet
(height adjustable)
Control panel
Multi-display
Spin/RINSE HOLD button
DELAY TIMER button
Additional programme
buttons
START/PAUSE button
Programme progress display
DOOR indicator
Programme selector
OVERDOSING indicator
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Programme tables
7kg
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EASY-CARES
60, 50, 40, 30
3,5kg
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EASY IRON 40
1kg
3,5kg
DELICATES
40, 30
WOOL/SILK H (Hand-washing)
40, 30, COLD
GENTLE RINSE
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TIME SAVER
RINSE HOLD
40-60 MIX
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7kg
1000
COTTONS/LINEN
95, 60, 40, 30
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SENSITIVE
7kg
STAIN
EXTRA RINSE
ENERGY SAVING2)
Programme
Spin speed
PRE WASH
max. load 1)
(dry washing)
Additional programmes
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DRAIN
SPIN
REFRESH
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3,5kg
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1) A 10 litre bucket contains approx. 2.5 kg dry washing (cotton)
2) Programme settings for tests in accordance with or in the style of EN 60 456 and IEC 60 456 are described in the
chapter “Consumption values”.
3) Recommended load for short progammes is 3,5kg; full loading is possible however with somewhat reduced
cleaning results.
4) STAIN can only be set from 40° upwards, as stain removal agent only becomes effective at higher temperatures.
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Washing types and care symbols
Energy-saving programme which washes at 60 °C for lightly to normally soiled
whites or coloureds made of cotton/linen.
Programme for normally to heavily soiled whites/coloureds made of cotton/linen.
Programme for cottons/linen, which is indicated for various wash temperatures.
Items which according to their care label are normally washed separately at 40 °C or
at 60 °C, can be washed together in this programme. In this way the drum capacity is
better used, saving energy. Due to the increased wash time a wash result equivalent
to that of a normal 60° programme is achieved.
Programme for easy-care mixed fibres and synthetics.
Special programme which washes at 40 °C for easy-care fabrics which after being
washed using this programme need to be ironed only lightly or not at all.
Gentle programme for delicate textiles such as bonded fibres, micro-fibres, synthetics, net curtains (load max. 20 to 25 m2 curtains). If used together with RINSE HOLD,
also suitable for fabrics with climatic membranes, e.g. outdoor clothing.
Care
symbols1)
MO
JMO
JM
IKN
KN
IK
Specially gentle programme for machine and hand-washable wool/silk.
QLH
Separate gentle rinse (3 rinse cycles, liquid conditioner is washed in from the
compartment w, gentle spin).
IKN
QLH
Draining following a rinse hold.
Draining and spinning, e.g. following a rinse hold, or separate spinning of handwashed cottons/linen.
Special programme which washes at 30 °C, approx. 30 minutes, for brief washing of
e.g. worn-once, lightly soiled sports clothing or new clothes.
JMO
JMO
IKN
1) The figures in the care symbols indicate the maximum temperatures.
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Before the first wash
1. Open the detergent drawer.
2. Pour approx. 2 litres of water through the detergent drawer into the
washing machine.
This closes the water container when the next programme is started
and the economy valve can function properly
3. To remove any production-related residues from the drum and water
tank, perform the first wash cycle without a load. Programme: COTTONS/LINEN 95, press the TIME SAVER button, add approx. 1/4 measuring cup of detergent.
Preparing and sorting washing
Preparing washing
• Empty the pockets. Remove foreign bodies (e.g. coins, paper clips,
nails, etc.).
• Do up zips, button up covers to prevent damage to washing.
• Remove the runners from net curtains or cover them with a net or a
bag.
• Wash delicate and small items in a net/pillowcase, e. g. net curtains,
tights, small socks, handkerchiefs, bras.
Important: Bras and other items containing wires should only be
washed in a net bag. The wires can work loose and damage the appliance.
Sorting washing
• By colour: Wash white and coloured washing separately. Washing can
run.
• By temperature, type of washing and care symbol.
Important: Do not wash fabrics with the G care symbol (= do not
wash!) in the washing machine.
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Running a wash cycle
Opening the door/loading washing
1. Open the door: pull the handle on the door.
When the appliance is switched on, the DOOR and START/PAUSE indicators show whether the door can be opened:
DOOR indicator
START/PAUSE indicator
Can the door be opened?
illuminated green
flashing red or not illuminated
yes
illuminated green
illuminated red
yes, after pressing the
START/PAUSE button
illuminated red
or not illuminated
flashing red
or illuminated red
no, water level and/or
temperature too high
2. Separate washing and load it loosely. Mix large and small items.
Important: Do not get any washing
caught between the door and the
rubber seal.
3. Firmly push the door shut. Door
catch must audibly click shut.
Adding detergent /conditioner
Important: Only use detergents/conditioners that are suitable for use
in household washing machines.
Add detergent/conditioner in accordance with the detergent/conditioner manufacturer’s instructions. Observe instructions on the packaging.
The amount of detergent used depends on:
– the degree of soiling,
– the load size
– the hardness of the tap water.
• If the manufacturer does not make any recommendations with regard to small volumes of washing: For a half-load use a third less, and
for a very small load use only the half the amount of detergent that
is recommended for a full load.
• Water softener should be used from water hardness range 2 (=medium). The amount of detergent used can then always be that as for
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hardness range 1 (=soft). Your local water company will provide you
with information about water hardness in your area.
1. Pull out the detergent drawer as far as it will go.
2. Add the detergent/conditioner.
3. Push the detergent drawer in fully.
Washing powder/tablets
for the main wash cycle
Conditioner/Wash-care
products to preserve the
shape of garments/Starch
Stain removal agent/
stain removal tablets
Washing powder/tablets
for the pre wash cycle
or water softener
Washing powder/tablets for the main wash cycle
If you are using water softener and require the right compartment for
detergent for the pre-wash cycle, add the water softener on top of the
detergent for the main wash cycle in the left compartment.
Softener, wash-care products to preserve the shape of garments,
starch
Fill the compartment to no more than the MAX indicator. Add water to
thick liquid concentrates in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions before using them. Dissolve powder starch.
If you are using liquid detergent:
Add liquid detergent using measuring containers provided by the detergent manufacturer.
Switching on the appliance/selecting a programme
Set the programme and temperature using the programme selector.
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The appliance is switched on by selecting a programme.
– The programme progress display
shows the programme steps that
the selected programme will carry out.
– The estimated programme duration (in minutes) appears in the multi-display.
Changing the spin speed/selecting rinse hold
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The washing machine suggests the
maximum permitted spin speed
suitable for the selected programme. You can reduce this spin
speed:
To do this, press the Spin/RINSE
HOLD button repeatedly until the
required indicator is illuminated.
The spin speed for the final spin can be changed even during the programme. To do this:
1. Press the START/PAUSE button.
2. Change the spin speed.
3. Press the START/PAUSE button again.
RINSE HOLD
With RINSE HOLD the washing is left to soak in the final rinse water. No
final spin takes place, only the intermediate spin. The intermediate spin
depends on the programme and cannot be changed.
Selecting additional programmes
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If required, press additional programme button(s). The corresponding indicator will illuminate.
If “Err” flashes in the multi-display,
the selected additional programme
cannot be used together with the
wash programme set.
RINSE +
Two additional rinse cycles are carried out for the programmes ENERGY
SAVING, COTTONS/LINEN, DELICATES, EASY-CARES and EASY IRON (for
example in cases of over-sensitive skin).
TIME SAVER
Shortened wash programme for lightly soiled items.
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PRE WASH
Warm pre-wash before the main wash that follows automatically; with
intermediate spin for COTTONS/LINEN and EASY-CARES, without intermediate spin for DELICATES.
STAIN
For heavily soiled or stained washing. Stain removal agent will be rinsed
into the wash at the optimum point in the programme.
Can only be set for wash temperatures of 40°C and upwards as stain removers only become effective at higher temperatures.
SENSITIVE
Increased effectiveness of the rinse due to the additional rinse cycle
together with decreased drum movement (gentle on fabrics). Ideal
when frequent washes are necessary, for example in cases of oversensitive skin.
Setting the delay timer
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Using the DELAY TIMER button you can delay the start of a programme
by 30 minutes (30') to a maximum of 23 hours (23h).
1. Select the programme.
2. Press the DELAY TIMER button repeatedly until the desired start delay is
shown in the multi-display, e.g. 12h to delay the start of the programme by 12 hours. The DELAY TIMER indicator will illuminate.
If the display is showing 23h and you press the button again, the time
delay will be cancelled. 0’ will appear followed by the length of the
wash programme that has been set.
3. To activate the delay timer, press the START/PAUSE button. The time remaining to the start of the programme will be continuously shown (e.g.
12h, 11h, 10h,... 30' etc.).
Starting a programme
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1. Check that the tap is turned on.
2. Select a programme.
3. Press the START/PAUSE button. The programme is started, or will start
after the delay timer has counted down.
If after pressing the START/PAUSE button E40 flashes in the multi-display, the END indicator flashes 4 times and at the same time an acoustic signal sounds 4 times, the door has not been correctly shut. Push the
door firmly closed and press the START/PAUSE button again.
Programme sequence
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• The programme progress display shows the programme step that is
currently being carried out.
• The multi-display shows the estimated time remaining (in minutes)
until the end of the programme.
The time remaining can increase or stay the same for a while during the
course of the cycle as the programme adjusts itself to various conditions (e.g. type of washing and quantity, out of balance spin detection,
special rinse cycle, etc.).
Interrupting a programme/adding washing
Interrupting a programme
• A programme can at any time be interrupted by pressing the START/
PAUSE button and resumed by pressing START/PAUSE again.
• To cancel a programme before it has ended, turn the programme selector to OFF. Important: Be careful of water in the appliance.
Adding washing
Washing can be added, as long as the DOOR indicator is illuminated
green.
1. Press the START/PAUSE button. The door can be opened.
2. Close the door and press the START/PAUSE button again. The programme will continue.
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End of the wash cycle/removing the washing
At the end of the programme, END lights up on the programme
progress display. The door can be opened as soon as the DOOR indicator
is lit green.
1. Open the loading door and remove the washing.
2. Turn the programme knob to OFF.
3. Close the water valve.
4. After washing, pull out the detergent drawer a little to enable it to dry
out. Keep the loading door very slightly open so that the washing machine can air.
If RINSE HOLD has been selected:
After the rinse hold, END lights up on the programme progress display.
The water must first be drained:
– Either turn the programme knob to OFF, then to DRAIN and press the
START/PAUSE button (the water is drained without spinning),
– or turn the programme knob to OFF and then to SPIN. Change the
spin speed if necessary and press the START/PAUSE button (the water
is drained and the washing spun).
Overdosing
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If the OVERDOSING indicator is illuminated, too much detergent was
used in the previous programme. The next time you wash, observe the
detergent manufacturer’s instructions concerning amount of detergent
required, and the amount of items you wash in one load.
Child safety device
If the child safety device has been activated, the door can no longer be
shut.
Activating the child safety device:
Use a coin to turn the knob (on the
inside of the door) in a clockwise direction as far as it will go.
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Warning! The knob must not be depressed after being set, otherwise
the child safety device is not activated. The knob must stand out as
shown in the illustration.
Deactivating the child safety device:
Turn the knob in an anti-clockwise direction as far as it will go.
Cleaning and maintenance
Important! Do not use furniture care products or aggressive cleaners to
clean the appliance.
Wipe control panel and body with a damp cloth.
Cleaning procedure
If you plan to wash mainly at low temperature, you should run a hot
programme from time to time. This will reduce any deposits and clean
the appliance from the inside.
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Detergent dispenser drawer
The detergent dispenser drawer should be cleaned regularly.
1. Remove the detergent dispenser drawer by pulling it firmly.
2. Remove the conditioner insert from
the middle compartment.
3. Clean all parts with water.
4. Put the conditioner insert in as far as
it will go, so that it is firmly in place.
5. Clean all parts of the washing machine, especially the nozzles in the
top of the washing-in chamber, with
a brush.
6. Insert the detergent dispenser drawer in the guide rails and push it in.
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.
2. Run a washing cycle without any washing to clean off any cleaning
agent residues. Programme: COTTONS/LINEN 95, press the TIME SAVER
button, add approx. 1/4 measuring cup of detergent.
Door and rubber collar
Regularly check whether deposits or foreign bodies are present in the
folds of the rubber collar or on the inside of the glass door.
Clean the glass in the door and the rubber collar regularly.
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What to do if...
Remedying small faults yourself
If during use of the appliance one of the following error codes is shown
in the multi-display:
– E10 (Problems with the water inflow),
– E20 (Problems with the water outflow),
– E40 (door open),
please consult the following table.
After the error has been remedied, press the START/PAUSE button.
In the event of other errors (E and a number or letter): Switch the appliance off and then on again. Set the programme again. Press the
START/PAUSE button.
If the error appears again, please contact your local Service Force Centre, stating the error code.
Problem
Possible cause
Mains plug not plugged in
or fuse not working.
Remedy
Connect the plug to a mains
socket. Check fuse.
Loading door not closed
Washing machine is not
properly.
working.
The START/PAUSE button
has not been pressed for
long enough.
Close loading door - there
should be an audible click.
The door cannot be
closed.
Deactivate the child safety
device.
The child safety device has
been activated.
When a button is
The selected function canpressed, Err appears in not be combined with the
the multi-display.
programme set.
E40 appears.
The END indicator
flashes 4x, and an
acoustic signal sounds
4x.
E10 appears.
The END indicator
flashes 1x, and an
acoustic signal sounds
1x.
(Problems with water
inflow.)
Press the START/PAUSE for a
longer period of time.
Select another function.
The door is not closed prop- Close the door properly. Reerly.
start the programme.
Tap turned off.
Turn on the tap.
Turn off the tap. Unscrew the
The filter in the threaded inhose, take out the filter and
let hose fitting is blocked.
clean it.
Water tap is furred with
lime scale or is faulty.
Check the tap and have it repaired, if necessary.
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Problem
Possible cause
Remedy
The transport lock has not
Removing the transport lock.
been removed.
The washing machine
vibrates when operating
Adjust the feet as described
The screw feet not correctly
or is not stable.
in the installation and conadjusted.
nection instructions.
Washing has not been
spun.
Only a few large items of
washing in the drum.
Always load the drum as full
as possible. Mix large and
small items.
Screw connection on the in- Screw the inlet hose on
let hose is leaking.
tightly.
Water is running out
from under the washing
machine.
Wash water is foaming
excessively. At the end
of the washing cycle,
the spin stops. The
OVERDOSING indicator
lights up.
E20 appears.
The END indicator
flashes 2x, and an
acoustic signal sounds
2x.
(Problems with water
inflow.)
Drain hose is leaking.
Replace drain hose.
Drain pump cover is not
closed properly.
Close the cover properly.
Washing was caught in the
door.
Load washing carefully for
the next wash.
Emergency drain hose is
leaking.
Close off emergency drain
hose properly.
Too much detergent has
probably been used.
Follow the manufacturer's
instructions exactly when
measuring out detergent.
Kink in drain hose.
Straighten the hose.
Do not exceed the maximum pump height of 1m.
Please contact customer
service.
Drain pump is blocked.
Switch off the appliance.
Disconnect the power plug.
Clean the drain pump. Remove foreign bodies from
the pump housing.
For sink spigot connections:
Clean the sink spigot.
The sink spigot is blocked.
Fabric softener was not
rinsed in, the compartment w for conditioners is full of water.
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Fabric softener insert in the
Clean the detergent drawer,
compartment for conditioninsert the fabric softener
ers is not correctly attached
insert firmly.
or is blocked.
Problem
Possible cause
Door locked.
The door cannot be
opened when the wash- There has been a power cut.
ing machine is switched (All the indicator are off).
on.
The door remains blocked
for approx. 4 to 10 minutes.
Washing is heavily
creased.
Possibly too much washing
was loaded.
Remedy
Wait until the DOOR indicator is illuminated green.
The programme will continue
when the power cut is over.
To remove washing:
If water can be seen in the
appliance, first drain off the
water before opening the
loading door (see section
“Carrying out an emergency
drain”).
Observe maximum loads.
If the wash result is not satisfactory
The washing is grey and there are limescale deposits in the drum
• Too little detergent was used.
• An incorrect detergent was used.
• Individual stains were not pre-treated.
• The programme or temperature was not set properly.
There are grey stains on the washing
• Items that were soiled with ointments, fats or oils were washed using
too little detergent.
• The wash temperature used was too low.
• A common cause is that conditioner – in particular the type in concentrated form - has come in contact with the washing. Wash out
such marks as soon as possible and exercise care when using the said
conditioner.
Foam can still be seen following the final rinse
• Modern detergents can cause foam to be created even during the final rinse. In spite of this, the washing has been sufficiently rinsed.
There are white residues on the washing
• What can be seen here are insoluble substances which modern detergents contain. They are not the result of insufficient rinsing.
Shake or brush the washing. If possible turn the washing inside out
before washing. Check your choice of detergent. Especially with dark
colours it is advisable to use liquid detergents.
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Carrying out an emergency drain
1
Warning! Prior to carrying out an emergency drain, switch off the
washing machine and remove the power plug from the power point.
Warning! The water that comes out of the emergency drain hose may
be hot. There is a risk of scalding. Let the water cool before performing
an emergency drain!
1. Open the plinth flap and remove it.
2. Remove the emergency drain hose.
3. Place a shallow container underneath it. Then loosen the drain plug
by turning it in an anti-clockwise
direction and pull it out.
4. The water will run out. If it is necessary to empty the container more
than once, seal up the emergency
drain hose with the drain plug while
you are doing so.
When the water has all drained away:
5. Insert the plug firmly into the emergency drain hose and turn it in a
clockwise direction until it is firmly in place.
6. Replace the emergency drain hose into the retainer.
7. Insert the plinth flap into place and close it.
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Drain pump
1
The drain pump is maintenance-free. It is only necessary to open the
pump cover if there is a malfunction and water is no longer being
pumped out, e.g. if the pump wheel is blocked.
Before loading the machine, please always ensure that there are no foreign bodies present in the pockets or in between the items to be
washed. Paper clips, nails, etc. which may find their way into the washing machine along with the washing will remain in the drain pump
housing (foreign body trap that protects the pump wheel).
Warning! Before opening the cover of the drain pump, switch off the
washing machine and remove the power plug from the power point.
1. First carry out an emergency drain.
2. Place a cloth on the floor in front of the cover of the drain pump.
Residual water runs out.
3. Unscrew the pump cover in an anticlockwise direction and remove it.
4. Remove foreign bodies and fluff
from the pump housing and from
the pump wheel.
5. Check whether the pump wheel
right at the back of the pump housing can turn. (If the wheel rotates
with a jerky motion, this is normal.)
If the pumping wheel cannot be
turned, please contact your local
Service Force Centre.
6. Insert the pump cover. Insert the
guides at the sides of the cover into
the guide slots and tighten the cover by turning in a clockwise direction.
7. Close off the emergency drain hose
and place it in the retainer.
8. Close the plinth flap.
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Disposal
2
2
Packaging material
The packaging materials are environmentally friendly and can be recycled. The plastic components are identified by markings, e.g. >PE<,
>PS<, etc. Please dispose of the packaging materials in the appropriate
container at your local waste disposal facilities.
Old appliance
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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.
Warning: When your appliance has finished its working life, remove
the plug from the mains socket. Cut off the cable and plug and dispose
of them.
Destroy the door lock. This prevents children from trapping themselves
inside and endangering their lives.
Technical data
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This appliance conforms with the following EU Directives:
– 73/23/EEC dated 19.02.1973 Low Voltage Directive
– 89/336/EEC dated 03.05.1989 EMC Directive inclusive of Amending
Directive 92/31/EEC
– 93/68/EEC dated 22.07.1993 CE Marking Directive
Height x Width x Depth
850 x 598 x 640 mm
Depth when door is open
1017 mm
Height adjustment
approx. +10/-5mm
Load (depending on programme)
Max. 7kg
Area of use
Domestic
Drum spin speed
see Rating Plate
Water pressure
1-10bar (=10–100N/cm2=0.1–1.0MPa)
Consumption values
The consumption values were obtained under standardised conditions.
They can differ in household use.
Programme selector
(Temperature)
Load size
in kg1)
Water
in litres
Energy
in kWh
7
68
2,40
7
49
1,19
7
62
0,80
EASY-CARES 40
3,5
62
0,55
DELICATES 30
3,5
60
0,45
2
54
0,35
COTTONS/LINEN 95
ENERGY
SAVING2)
COTTONS/LINEN 40
WOOL/SILK H (Hand-washing) 30
1) The load size is determined in accordance with the EN 60456 standard loads.
2) Note: Programme settings for tests in accordance with or in support of EN 60 456
and IEC 60 456.
Consumption values will vary from those quoted depending on the pressure and
hardness of the water and its initial temperature, the room temperature, type and
quantity of washing, detergent used, fluctuations in mains voltage and options selected.
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Installation and connection instructions
1 Safety information concerning
installation
• This washing machine cannot be built-in.
• Before using for the first time, check the appliance for damage sustained while it was being transported. Do not under any circumstances connect an appliance that is damaged to the mains. In the event of
damage to the appliance contact your supplier.
• Be sure to remove all the components of the transport lock before using the appliance for the first time. Otherwise when spinning damage
may be caused to the appliance or to neighbouring units or furniture.
• Before using the appliance for the first time, splash protection must
be completed. (See “Removing transit packaging”).
• Always plug the mains plug into a correctly installed shockproof
socket.
• If hard-wired: hard-wiring to the mains may only be carried out by
an a qualified electrician.
• Prior to using the appliance for the first time, ensure that the rated
voltage and current on the rating plate match the mains voltage and
current where the appliance is to be installed. The required fuse protection is also to be found on the rating plate.
• If work on the plumbing is required for the proper connection of the
washing machine to the water supply, this must be undertaken by a
registered plumber.
• If work on the electricity supply system is required for the proper
connection of the washing machine to the electricity supply, this
must be undertaken by a registered electrician.
• The washing machine’s mains cable must only be replaced by a
Service Force Engineer
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Installing the appliance
Transporting the appliance
1
Warning: The washing machine is very heavy. There is a risk of injury.
Exercise care when lifting the appliance.
• Do not lay the washing machine on its front nor on its right side
(as seen from the front). Electrical components may get wet.
• Never transport the appliance without using the transport lock. Only
remove the transport lock when the appliance is in its place of installation. Transporting the appliance without the use of the transport
lock can cause damage to the appliance.
• Never lift the appliance by the door when it is open nor by the plinth.
When using a sack trolley to transport the washing machine:
• Only use the sack trolley on the side of the appliance.
Unpacking
1
The transport safeguard must be removed before putting the appliance
into operation.
Important!
You are advised to keep all the packaging for re-use in case the
machine is to be transported again.
1. After removing all the packaging,
with assistance carefully lay machine on it’s back to remove the polystyrene base from the bottom.
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2. Remove the power supply cable and
the draining hose from the hose
holders on the rear of the appliance.
3. With a suitable spanner unscrew and
remove the central rear bolt A. Slide
out the relevant plastic spacer.
4. Unscrew and remove the two large
rear bolts B and the six smaller bolts
C.
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5. Remove the bracket D.
6. Tighten up the six smaller bolts C.
7. Open the porthole and remove the
polystyrene block fitted with the adhesive tape on the door seal.
8. Fill the smaller upper hole and the
two large ones with the corresponding plastic plug caps supplied in the
bag containing the instruction
booklet.
Important!
All the different plug caps are supplied with the appliance in the plastic bag containing the instruction
booklet.
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Connect the water inlet hose as described under the paragraph “Water
inlet”.
Where to install
Important! The washing machine must not be operated in a room
where there is a danger of frost. There is a risk of frost damage or adverse effect on the perfomance of the machine. Frost damage is not
covered under the warranty.
• The surface on which the appliance is to be installed must be firm
and level. Do not install the appliance on carpeted floors or soft floor
coverings.
• The surface on which the appliance is to be installed must be clean
and dry and free from grease, so that the appliance does not slide.
• If the location in which the appliance is to be installed is fitted with
small-format tiles, put a rubber mat (available in the shops) under
the appliance.
Making the appliance level
The four feet of the appliance are
pre-adjusted.
Large degrees of unevenness can be
compensated for by individually adjusting the height adjustable screw
feet.
Use the special spanner supplied to
do this.
Important! Do not use pieces of
wood, cardboard or such like to level out unevenness in the floor, but
adjust the height adjustable screw
feet instead.
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Electrical Connection
1
1
Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried
out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
WARNING – THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED.
The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures
not be observed.
Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the
same as that indicated on the appliance rating plate.
The appliance is supplied with a 13 amp plug fitted. In the event of
having to change the fuse in the plug supplied, a 13 amp ASTA approved (BS 1362) fuse must be used.
Should the plug need to be replaced
for any reason, proceed as described
below.
The wires in the mains lead are
coloured in accordance with the
following code:
Green and Yellow:
Earth
Blue:
Neutral
Brown:
Live
• The wire coloured green and yellow
must be connected to the terminal
marked with the letter “E“ or by the
earth symbol E or coloured green and yellow.
• The wire coloured blue must be connected to the terminal “N“ or
coloured black.
• The wire coloured brown must be connected to the terminal marked
“L“ or coloured red.
• Upon completion there must be no cut, or stray strands of wire
present and the cord clamp must be secure over the outer sheath.
WARNING! A cut off plug inserted into a 13 amp socket is a serious
safety (shock) hazard. Ensure that the cut off plug is disposed of safely.
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Permanent Connection
1
In the case of a permanent connection it is necessary that you install a
double pole switch between the appliance and the electricity supply
(mains), with a minimum gap of 3mm between the switch contacts and
of a type suitable for the required load in compliance with the current
electrical regulations.
The switch must not break the yellow and green earth cable at any
point.
This appliance complies with the requirements laid out in the EEC Directive 76/899.
Voltage 240 V AC: Fuse rating 13amps
See rating plate for further information.
This appliance meets VDE requirements.
Particular regulations of local electricity authorities must be observed.
This appliance conforms to EEC Directive No. 82/499/EWG on radio interference.
WARNING! Repairs to electrical appliances must only be carried out by
trained personnel. Improper repairs may lead to serious risks for the user.
Connecting to the water supply
Permitted water pressure
The water pressure must be at least 1 bar (=10N/cm2 =0.1MPa), and
may be a maximum of 10bar (=100N/cm2 =1MPa).
– If more than 10bar: Connect a pressure reduction valve.
– If less than 1bar: Disconnect the appliance end of the inlet hose from
the solenoid inlet valve and remove the flow meter. (In addition remove the filter using pointed pliers and take out the rubber gasket
behind it.) Replace the filter.
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Water inlet
Attention!
• An inlet hose is supplied and can be found inside the machine drum.
• Do not use the hose from your previous machine to connect to
the water supply.
• This appliance must be connected to a cold water supply.
1. Open the porthole and extract the inlet hose.
2. Connect the hose with the angled
connection to the machine.
Important!
Do not place the inlet hose downwards. Angle the hose to the left
or right depending on the position
of your water tap.
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.
Water Drainage
The appliance drain hose should hook into a standpipe, the hook in the
drain hose is formed using the plastic “U-Piece“ supplied. The standpipe
should have an internal diameter of approximately 38 mm (see diagram) thus ensuring there is an air break between the drain hose and
standpipe.
Important! It is essential to lay the drainage hose without kinks.
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When discharging into a standpipe ensure that the top of the
curve in the hose end is no more
than 90 cm (35.4’’) and no less
than 60 cm (23.6’’) above floor
level.
The upright standpipe should
have a minimum, length of 30 cm
(12’’) from the bottom of the elbow to the top of the pipe (see
diagram). Make sure that it is designed in such a way that the end
of the drain hose cannot be covered with water.
Longer drain hoses are available
in lengths of 2.7 and 4 metres
from your Service Force Centre.
For drainage into an outlet
spigot: If the outlet spigot has not
been used before, remove any blanking plug that may be in place. Push
the drain hose onto the spigot and
secure with a clip if required. Ensure
the drain hose is looped upwards to
prevent waste water from the sink
entering the washing machine.
Important! The end of the drainage hose must not be submerged in the
pumped-out water. Otherwise, the water could be sucked back into the
appliance.
Pumping heights of over 1 metre
The washing machine’s drain pump is able to pump water to a height of
1metre, calculated from the surface on which the appliance is installed.
Important! If pumping height is over 1 metre malfunctions and damage to the appliance may arise.
For pumping heights over 1metre a conversion kit can be obtained.
Please contact Service Force Centre.
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Guarantee/Customer Service
Great Britain
Standard guarantee conditions
We, AEG, undertake that if within 12 months of the date of the purchase this AEG appliance or
any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or materials, we
will, at our discretion repair or replace the same FREE OF CHARGE for labour, materials or carriage
on condition that:
• The appliance has been correctly installed and used only on the electricity or gas supply stated
on the rating plate.
• The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only, and in accordance with the
manufacturer's operating and maintenance instructions.
• The appliance has not been serviced, maintained, repaired, taken apart or tampered with by any
person not authorised by us.
• All service work under this guarantee must be undertaken by a Service Force Centre. Any appliance or defective part replaced shall become the Company's property.
• This guarantee is in addition to your statutory and other legal rights.
• Home visits are made between 8.30am and 5.30pm Monday to Friday. Visits may be available
outside these hours in which case a premium will be charged.
Exclusions
This guarantee does not cover:
• Damage or calls resulting from transportation, improper use or neglect, the replacement of any
light bulbs or removable parts of glass or plastic.
• Costs incurred for calls to put right an appliance which is improperly installed or calls to appliances outside the United Kingdom.
• Appliances found to be in use within a commercial environment, plus those which are subject
to rental agreements.
• Products of AEG manufacture which are not marketed by AEG.
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European Guarantee
This appliance is guaranteed by Electrolux in each of the countries listed at the back of this user
manual, for the period specified in the appliance guarantee or otherwise by law. If you move
from one of these countries to another of the countries listed below the appliance guarantee
will move with you subject to the following qualifications:• The appliance guarantee starts from the date you first purchased the appliance which will be
evidenced by production of a valid purchase document issued by the seller of the appliance.
• The appliance guarantee is for the same period and to the same extent for labour and parts as
exists in your new country of residence for this particular model or range of appliances.
• The appliance guarantee is personal to the original purchaser of the appliance and cannot be
transferred to another user.
• The appliance is installed and used in accordance with instructions issued by Electrolux and is
only used within the home, i.e. is not used for commercial purposes.
• The appliance is installed in accordance with all relevant regulations in force within your new
country of residence.
The provisions of this European Guarantee do not affect any of the rights granted to you by law.
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Service and Spare Parts
If the event of your appliance requiring service, or if you wish to purchase spare parts, please contact Service Force by telephoning:
0870 5 929 929
Your telephone call will be automatically routed to the Service Force
Centre covering your post code area.
For the address of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service Force, please visit the website at
www. serviceforce.co.uk
Before calling out an engineer, please ensure you have read the details
under the heading „What to do if...“
When you contact the Service Force Centre you will need to give the
following details:
1. Your name, address and post code.
2. Your telephone number.
3. Clear and concise details of the fault.
4. The model and serial number of the appliance (found on the rating
plate)
5. The purchase date.
Please note that a valid purchase receipt or guarantee documentation is
required for in-guarantee service
calls.
Customer Care
For general enquiries concerning
your AEG appliance, or for further
information on AEG products please
contact our Customer Care Department by letter or telephone at the
address below or visit our website at www.aeg.co.uk.
Customer Care Department For Customer Service in the Republic
of Ireland please contact us at the adMajor Appliances
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AEG Domestic Appliances
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Long Mile Road/ Dublin 12
Luton
Republic of Ireland
Bedfordshire, LU4 9QQ
Tel: 08705 350350 (*)
Tel: +353 (0) 1 4090754
Email: service.eid@electrolux.ie
(*) Calls may be recorded for training purposes
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