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Whirlpool WCIC 3C26 PE Setup and user guide
EN
DAILY REFERENCE
GUIDE
THANK YOU FOR BUYING A WHIRLPOOL PRODUCT.
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You can download the Safety Instructions and the
Use and Care Guide, by visiting our website
docs.whirlpool.eu and following
the Instructions on the back of this booklet.
Before using the appliance carefully read Health and Safety guide.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
APPLIANCE
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Service:
Upper rack
Foldable flaps
Upper rack height adjuster
Upper spray arm
Lower rack
Space Zone
Cutlery basket
Lower spray arm
Filter Assembly
Salt reservoir
Detergent and Rinse Aid dispensers
Rating plate
Control panel
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CONTROL PANEL
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On-Off/Reset button with indicator light
Program selection button
Salt refill indicator light
Rinse Aid refill indicator light
Program number and delay time indicator
Delay indicator light
Display
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Multizone indicator light
Delay button
Multizone button
Turbo button with indicator light
Power Clean® button with indicator light
Tablet (Tab) button with indicator light
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FIRST TIME USE
SALT, RINSE AID AND DETERGENT
ADVICE REGARDING THE FIRST TIME USE
After installation, remove the stoppers from the racks and the retaining elastic elements from the upper rack.
FILLING THE SALT RESERVOIR
The use of salt prevents the formation of LIMESCALE on the dishes and
on the machine’s functional components.
• It is important that the salt reservoir be never empty.
• It is important to set the water hardness.
The salt reservoir is located in the lower part of the dishwasher
(see PRODUCT DESCRIPTION) and should be filled when the SALT
REFILL indicator light
in the control panel is lit .
1. Remove the lower rack and unscrew the
reservoir cap (anticlockwise).
2. Only the first time you do this: fill the salt reservoir with water.
3. Position the funnel (see figure) and fill the salt
reservoir right up to its edge (approximately
(1 kg); it is not unusual for a little water to leak
out.
4. Remove the funnel and wipe any salt residue
away from the opening.
Make sure the cap is screwed on tightly, so that no detergent can get
into the container during the wash program (this could damage the
water softener beyond repair).
Whenever you need to add salt, it is mandatory to complete the
procedure before the beginning of the washing cycle.
SETTING THE WATER HARDNESS
To allow the water softener to work in a perfect way, it is essential that
the water hardness setting is based on the actual water hardness in
your house. This information can be obtained from your local water
supplier.
The factory setting is for avarage (3) water hardness.
• Switch on the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button.
• Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button.
• Hold down button P for 5 seconds, until you hear a beep.
• Switch on the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button.
• The current selection level number and the salt indicator light both
flash.
• Press button P to select the desired hardness level
(see WATER HARDNESS TABLE).
Water Hardness Table
Level
°dH
°fH
German degrees
French degrees
1
Soft
0-6
0 - 10
2
Medium
7 - 11
11 - 20
3
Average
12 - 17
21 - 30
4
Hard
18 - 34
31 - 60
5
Very hard
35 - 50
61 - 90
• Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button.
Setting is complete!
As soon as this procedure is complete, run a program without loading.
Only use salt that has been specifically designed for dishwashers.
After the salt has been poured into the machine, the SALT REFILL indicator light switches off.
If the salt container is not filled, the water softener and the
heating element may be damaged as a result.
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FILLING THE RINSE AID DISPENSER
Rinse aid makes dish DRYING easier. The rinse aid dispenser A should
be filled when the RINSE AID REFILL indicator light in the control
panel is lit.
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B
A
1. Open the dispenser B by pressing and pulling up the tab on the lid.
2. Pour in the rinse aid (max.110 ml), making sure it does not overflow
from the dispenser. If this happens, clean the spill immediately with a
dry cloth.
3. Press the lid down until you hear a click to close it.
NEVER pour the rinse aid directly into the appliance tub.
ADJUSTING THE DOSAGE OF RINSE AID
If you are not completely satisfied with the drying results, you can adjust the quantity of rinse aid used.
• Switch the dishwasher on using the ON/OFF button.
• Switch it off using the ON/OFF button.
• Press button P three times - a beep will be heard.
• Switch it on using the ON/OFF button.
• The current selection level number and rinse aid indicator light flash.
• Press button P to select the level of rinse aid quantity to be suplied.
• Switch it off using the ON/OFF button
Setting is complete!
If the rinse aid level is set to ZERO (ECO), no rinse aid will be supplied.
The LOW RINSE AID indicator light will not be lit if you run out of rinse
aid. A maximum of 5 levels can be set according to the dishwasher model.
The factory setting is specific to the model, please follow instruction
above to check this for your machine.
• If you see bluish streaks on the dishes, set a low number (1-2).
• If there are drops of water or limescale marks on the dishes, set a
mid-range number (3-4).
FILLING THE DETERGENT DISPENSER
To open the detergent dispenser
use the opening device A. Introduce
the detergent into the dry dispenser
B only. Place the amount of
detergent for pre-washing directly
B
inside the tub.
A
1. When measuring out the detergent refer to the mentioned earlier information
to add the proper quantity. Inside the
dispenser B there are indications to help
the detergent dosing.
2. Remove detergent residues from the edges of the dispenser and
close the cover until it clicks.
3. Close the lid of the detergent dispenser by pulling it up until the
closing device is secured in place.
The detergent dispenser automatically opens up at the right time
according to the program.
If all-in-one detergents are used, we recommend using the TABLET
button, because it adjusts the program so that the best washing and
drying results are always achieved.
EN
PROGRAMS TABLE
Detergent
container
Energy
consumption
(kWh/cycle)
50°
3:10
9.5
0.93
2. 6th Sense®
50-60°
1:25 - 3:00
7.0 - 14.0
0.9 - 1.40
3. Intensive
65°
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2:50
14.0
1.50
4. Daily
50°
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1:35
13.0
1.15
5. Silent
50°
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3:30
15.0
1.15
6. Rapid 30’
50°
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0:30
9.0
0,55
7. Crystal
45°
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1:40
11.5
1.20
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0:12
4.5
0.01
Program
1. Eco
8. Pre-Wash
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NaturalDry
Water consumption
(litres/cycle)
Drying
phase
Duration
of wash
program
(h:min)**)
Available
options *)
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Tub
B
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ECO program data is measured under laboratory conditions according to European Standard EN 50242. Note for Test Laboratories: For information on
comparative EN testing conditions, please send an email to the following address: dw_test_support@whirlpool.com
Pre-treatment of the dishes is not needed before any of the programs.
*) Not all options can be used simultaneously.
**) The duration of the program shown on the display or in the booklet is an estimate calculated on standard conditions. The actual time may vary
depending on many factors such as temperature and pressure of the incoming water, room temperature, amount of detergent, quantity and type of load,
load balancing, additional selected options and sensor calibration. The sensor calibration can increase program duration up to 20 min.
Standby consumption: Left-on mode consumption: 6 W - Off mode consumption: 0.5 W
PROGRAMS DESCRIPTION
Instructions on wash cycle selection.
ECO
Normally soiled crockery. Standard program, the most efficient in terms
of its combined energy and water consumption.
6th SENSE®
For normally soiled dishes with dried food residues. Senses the level of
soiling on the dishes and adjusts the program accordingly. When the
sensor is detecting the soil level an animation appears in the display
and the cycle duration is updated.
RAPID 30’
Program to be used for lightly-soiled dishes with no dried food residues.
CRYSTALS
Program for delicate items, which are more sensitive to high temperatures, for example glasses and cups.
PRE-WASH
Use to refresh crockery planned to be washed later. No detergent to be
used with this program.
INTENSIVE
Program recommended for heavily soiled crockery, especially suitable
for pans and saucepans (not to be used for delicate items).
DAILY
Normally soiled crockery. Everyday cycle, that ensures optimal cleaning
performance in shorter time.
SILENT
Suitable for night-time operation of the appliance. Ensures optimal
cleaning and drying performance with the lowest noise emission.
Notes:
Please note that cycles like Rapid or 1h Wash&Dry are most effective for lightly soiled dishes.
To reduce consumption even further, only run the dishwasher
when it is full.
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OPTIONS AND FUNCTIONS
OPTIONS can be selected directly by pressing the corresponding button (see CONTROL PANEL).
If an option is not compatible with the selected program see PROGRAMS TABLE, the corresponding LED flashes rapidly
3 times and beeps will sound. The option will not be enabled.
DELAY
The start time of the program may be delayed for a period of
time between 1 and 12 hours.
1. Press the DELAY button: the corresponding symbol appears
on the display; each time you press the button, the time (1h,
2h, etc. up to max. 12h) from the start of the selected wash
cycle will be increased
2. Select the wash program and close the door: the timer will
begin counting down;
3. Once this time has elapsed, the indicator light switches off
and the wash cycle begins.
To adjust the delay time and select a shorter period of time,
press the DELAY button. To cancel it, press the button repeatedly
until the selected delayed start indicator light switches off.
The wash program will start automatically as soon as the door
is shut.
The Delay function cannot be set once a wash cycle
has been started.
MULTIZONE
If there are not many dishes to be washed, a half loading
may be used in order to save water, electricity and detergent.
Select the program and then press the MULTIZONE button: the
symbol of the chosen rack will appear on the display. By default
the appliance washes dishes in all racks.
To wash only the specific rack, press this button
repeatedly:
shown on the display (only lower rack)
TABLET
This setting allows you to optimize the performance of
the program according to the type of detergent used.
Press the TABLET button (the indicator light will switch on) if
you use combined detergents in tablet form (rinse aid, salt
and detergent in 1 dose).
If you use powder or liquid detergent, this option should
be off.
OPERATION INDICATOR
A LED light projected on the floor indicates that the dishwasher is working. One of the following operating modes
can be selected:
a. Disabled function.
b. When the cycle starts the light goes on for few seconds,
stays off during the cycle and flashes at the end of the
cycle.
c. The light stays on during the cycle and flashes at the end
of the cycle (default mode).
If the delayed start was set, the light goes on either for the first
few seconds or the entire duration of the countdown, based on
whether mode b) or c) was set.
The light goes off every time the door is opened. To select the
mode you prefer, switch on the machine, hold down button P
until one of the three letters appears on the
display, press button P until you reach the desired letter (or
mode), hold down button P to confirm the selection.
Note: If NaturalDry is active and it opens the door, then
OPERATION INDICATOR will not flash at the end of cycle
shown on the display (only upper rack)
NaturalDry
shown on the display (option is OFF and the appliance will
wash dishes in all racks).
Remember to load the upper or lower rack only, and
to reduce the amount of detergent accordingly.
TURBO
This option can be used to reduce the duration of the
main programs while maintaining the same washing and
drying performance levels.
After selecting the program, press the TURBO button and the
indicator light will switch on. To deselect the option, press the
same button again.
POWER CLEAN®
Thanks to the additional power jets this option provides
a more intensive and powerful wash in the lower rack, in
the specific area. This option is recommended for
washing pots and casseroles. Press this button to activate
POWER CLEAN® (the indicator lights up).
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NaturalDry is a convection drying system which automatically opens
the door during/after drying phase to ensure exceptional drying performance every day. Door opens at the temperature that is safe to your
kitchen furniture, thus door will not be opened when the option of
POWER CLEAN® or TURBO are on.
As additional steam protection, special designed protection foil is added together with the dishwasher. To see how to mount protection foil
please refer to (INSTALLATION GUIDE).
NaturalDry functionality could be disabled by the user as follows:
1. Go to the Dishwasher software menu pressing and holding P
button (6 sec).
2. You are currently in Light Control Menu (please refer to OPERATION INDICATOR description), if you don’t want to change anything
please press and hold P button (until one of the two letters appears
on the display).
3. You switched to NaturalDry Control Menu, you could change status of NaturalDry functionality by pressing P button:
E – enabled
d – disabled
To confirm the change and exit from the Control Menu please press
and hold P button (3 sec).
EN
DAILY USE
1.
CHECK WATER CONNECTION
Check that the dishwasher is connected to the water supply and
that the tap is open.
2.
SWITCH ON THE DISHWASHER
Open the door and press the ON/OFF button.
3.
LOAD THE RACKS
(see LOADING THE RACKS).
4.
FILLING THE DETERGENT DISPENSER
(see PROGRAMS TABLE).
5.
CHOOSE THE PROGRAM AND CUSTOMISE THE CYCLE
Select the most appropriate program in accordance with the type
of crockery and its soiling level (see PROGRAMS
DESCRIPTION) by pressing the P button.
Select the desired options (see OPTIONS AND FUNCTIONS).
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7.
START
Start the wash cycle by closing the door. When the program starts
you hear a beep.
END OF WASH CYCLE
The end of the wash cycle is indicated by beeps and by the flashing of the wash cycle number on the display. Open the door and
switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button.
Wait for a few minutes before removing the crockery - to avoid
burns.
Unload the racks, beginning with the lower one.
The machine will switch off automatically during certain extended periods of inactivity, in order to minimise electricity consumption. If the crockery is only lightly soiled or if it has been
rinsed with water before being placed in the dishwasher, reduce
the amount of detergent used accordingly.
MODIFYING A RUNNING PROGRAM
If a wrong program was selected, it is possible to change it, provided that
it has only just begun: open the door, press and hold the ON/OFF button,
the machine will switch off.
Switch the machine back on using the ON/OFF button and select the new
wash cycle and any desired options; start the cycle by closing the door.
ADDING EXTRA CROCKERY
Without switching off the machine, open the door (be ware of HOT
steam!) and place the crockery inside the dishwasher. Close the door
and the cycle will begin from the point at which it was interrupted.
ACCIDENTAL INTERRUPTIONS
If the door is opened during the wash cycle, or if there is a power cut,
the cycle stops. It starts again from the point at which it was
interrupted once the door has been closed or the electricity supply is
restored.
For more information about the functions, you can request or download
from the WEB a Use & Care Guide by following the instructions on the last
page.
ADVICE AND TIPS
TIPS
UNSUITABLE CROCKERY
Before loading the baskets, remove all food residues from the crockery
and empty the glasses. You do not need to rinse beforehand under
running water.
• Wooden crockery and cutlery.
• Delicate decorated glasses, artistic handicraft and antique
crockery. Their decorations are not resistant.
• Parts in synthetic material which do not withstand high
temperatures.
• Copper and tin crockery.
• Crockery soiled with ash, wax, lubricating grease or ink.
The colours of glass decorations and aluminium/silver pieces can
change and fade during the washing process. Some types of glass (e.g.
crystal objects) can become opaque after a number of wash cycles too.
Arrange the crockery so that it is held in place firmly and does not tip over;
and arrange the containers with the openings facing
downwards and the concave/convex parts placed obliquely, thus allowing
the water to reach every surface and flow freely.
Warning: lids, handles, trays and frying pans do not prevent the sprayer
arms from rotating. Place any small items in the cutlery
basket. Very soiled dishes and pans should be placed in the lower basket
because in this sector the water sprays are stronger and
allow a higher washing performance.
After loading the appliance, make sure that the sprayer arms can rotate
freely.
HYGIENE
To avoid odour and sediment which can be accumulated in the dishwasher please run a high temperature program at least one a month. Use
a tea spoon of detergent and run it without the loading to clean your
appliance.
DAMAGE TO GLASS AND CROCKERY
• Only use glasses and porcelain guaranteed by the manufacturer as
dishwasher safe.
• Use a delicate detergent suitable for crockery.
• Collect glasses and cutlery from the dishwasher as soon as the wash
cycle is over.
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LOADING THE RACKS
UPPER RACK
LOWER RACK
Load delicate and light dishes: glasses, cups, saucers, low salad bowls.
For pots, lids, plates, salad bowls, cutlery etc. Large plates and lids
should ideally be placed at the sides to avoid interferences with the
spray arm. The lower rack has tip-up supports which can be used in
a vertical position when arranging plates or in a horizontal position
(lower) to load pans and salad bowls easily.
(loading example for the upper rack)
ADJUSTING THE HEIGHT OF THE UPPER RACK
The height of the upper rack can be adjusted: high position to place
bulky crockery in the lower basket and low position to make the most
of the tip-up supports by creating more space
upwards and avoid collision with the items
loaded into lower rack. The upper rack is
equipped with a Upper Rack height adjuster
(see figure), without pressing the levers, lift it up
by simply holding the rack sides, as soon as the
rack is stable in its upper position.
To restore to the lower position, press the levers
A at the sides of the rack and move the basket
downwards.
We strongly recommend that you do not
adjust the height of the rack when it is loaded.
NEVER raise or lower the basket on one side only.
FOLDABLE FLAPS WITH ADJUSTABLE POSITION
The side foldable flaps can be positioned at
three different heights to optimize the arrangement of crockery inside the rack. Wine glasses can be placed safely in the foldable flaps by
inserting the stem of each glass into the corresponding slots. For optimum drying results
incline the foldable flaps more. To change the
inclination, pull up the foldable flap, slide it slightly and position it as you wish.
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(loading example for the lower rack)
CUTLERY BASKET
A
The basket is equipped with top grilles for improved cutlery arrangement. The cutlery basket should be positioned only at the front of the
lower rack.
Knives and other utensils with sharp edges must be placed in the
cutlery basket with the points facing downwards or they must be
positioned horizontally in the tip-up compartments on the upper
rack.
POWER CLEAN®
Power Clean® uses the special water
jets in the rear of cavity to wash more
intensively the high dirty items. The
lower rack has a Space Zone, a special pull-out support in the rear of the
rack that can be used to support frying
pans or baking pans in upright position, thus taking up less space.
Placing the pots/casseroles faced to the Power Clean® component
please activate the POWER CLEAN® on the panel.
How to use Power Clean®:
1. Adjust the Power Clean® area G
folding down the rear plate
holders to load pots.
2. Load pots and casseroles
inclined vertically in Power Clean®
area. Pots have to be inclined
towards the power water jets.
EN
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
CLEANING THE FILTER ASSEMBLY
CLEANING THE SPRAY ARMS
Regularly clean the filter assembly so that the filters do not clog and
that the waste water flows away correctly. The filter assembly consists
of three filters which remove food residues from the washing water
and then recirculate the water: to obtain the best washing results, you
need to keep them clean.
The dishwasher must not be used without filters or if the filter is
loose.
After several washes, check the filter assembly and if necessary clean it
thoroughly under running water, using a non-metallic brush and following the instructions below:
On occasions, food residue may become encrusted onto the spray
arms and block the holes used to spray the water. It is therefore recommended that you check the arms from time to time and clean them
with a small non-metallic brush.
1. Turn the cylindrical filter A in an anti-clockwise direction and pull it out
(Fig 1).
2. Remove the cup filter B by exerting a slight pressure on the side
flaps (Fig 2).
3. Slide out the stainless-steel plate filter C (Fig 3).
4. Inspect the trap and remove any food residues. NEVER REMOVE
the wash-cycle pump protection (black detail) (Fig 4).
1
To remove the upper spray arm, turn the plastic locking ring in an anticlockwise direction. The upper spray arm should be replaced so that
the side with the greater number of holes is facing upwards.
2
B
A
A
The lower spray arm may be removed by pulling it upwards.
CLEANING THE WATER INLET HOSE
C
3
4
If the water hoses are new or have not been used for an extended
period of time, let the water run to make sure it is clear and free of
impurities before performing the necessary connections. If this
precaution is not taken, the water inlet could become blocked and
damage the dishwasher.
After cleaning the filters, re-place the filter assembly and fix it in position correctly; this is essential for maintaining the efficient operation
of the dishwasher.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Your dishwasher may not work properly.
Before contacting the Service Centre check if the problem can be solved by going through the following list.
PROBLEMS
POSSIBLE CAUSES
SOLUTIONS
The dishwasher
won’t start
or does not
respond to
commands.
The appliance has not been plugged
in properly.
Power outage.
Insert the plug into the socket.
The dishwasher door is not closed.
Vigorously push the door until you hear the “click”.
It does not respond to commands.
Switch off the appliance by pressing the ON/OFF button, switch it back
on after approximately one minute and reset the program.
The dishwasher The wash cycle has not finished yet.
won’t drain.
The drain hose is bent.
The sink drain pipe is blocked.
The filter is clogged up with food
residues.
The dishwasher The dishes are rattling against each
makes
excessive
An excessive amount of foam has
noise.
been produced.
The dishes are
not clean.
The dishwasher starts automatically when the power returns.
Wait until the wash cycle finishes.
Check that the drain hose is not bent (see INSTALATION INSTRUCTION).
Clean the sink drain pipe.
Clean the filter (see CLEANING THE FILTER ASSEMBLY).
Position the crockery correctly (see LOADING THE RACKS).
The detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable for use in dishwashers (see FILLING THE DETERGENT DISPENSER).
Reset dishwasher by pressing the DRAIN button (see OPTIONS AND
FUNCTIONS) and run new program without detergent.
The crockery has not been arranged
properly.
Arrange the crockery correctly (see LOADING THE RACKS).
The spray arms cannot rotate freely,
being hindered by the dishes.
Arrange the crockery correctly (see LOADING THE RACKS).
The wash cycle is too gentle.
Select an appropriate wash cycle (see PROGRAMS TABLE).
An excessive amount of foam has
been produced.
The detergent has not been measured out correctly or it is not suitable
for use in dishwashers (see FILLING THE DETERGENT DISPENSER).
The cap on the rinse aid compartment Make sure the cap of the rinse aid dispenser is closed.
has not been shut correctly.
The filter is soiled or clogged.
Clean the filter assembly (see CARE AND MAINTENANCE).
There is no salt.
Fill the salt reservoir (see FILLING THE SALT RESERVOIR).
MAINTENANCE AND TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
For more information, maintenance procedures and troubleshooting,
see the Use and Care Guide
The Use and Care Guide can be obtained by:
• After-Sales Service; phone number see in warranty
booklet.
• download from website: docs.whirlpool.eu
• use QR code
CONTACTING AFTER-SALES SERVICE
When you contact the After-Sales Service,
you must provide the codes shown on the
rating plate attached to the left or right side
inside the door of the dishwasher.
The phone number is listed
in the warranty booklet or on the website:
www.whirlpool.eu
IEC 436
:
TECHNICAL DATASHEET
The technical data containing the energy consumption data can be
downloaded from the website: docs.whirlpool.eu
400011352202
02/2019 ks - Xerox Fabriano
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