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Whirlpool PWTL79127 Setup and user guide
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Quick guide
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Before using the appliance carefully read the Safety Instruction.
Before using the machine, it is imperative that the transport bracket is removed.
For more detailed instructions on how to remove it, see the Installation Guide.
CONTROL PANEL
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Programme selector
“Start/Pause“ button
“Reset/Drain“ button
“Temperature“ button
“Start delay“ button
Child lock combination
“Spin“ button
Time
Temperature
Washing phase
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INDICATORS
Detergent over dosage
Door open
Failure: Service
Failure: Clean pump
Failure: Water tap closed
In the event of any failure, refer to the
“TROUBLESHOOTING“ section
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PROGRAMME CHART
Cotton
Default
30°C
60°C
Powder
Liquid
Total water lt
Rapid 30’
Temperatures
Energy
consumption
kWh
Programme
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–
–
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53
0.90
48
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
53
0.79
34
150
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53
0.61
34
Detergents and additives
Prewash
Main
wash
Softener
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7.0
240
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3.5
150
1200
3.5
Max. spin
speed
(rpm)
Max
load
(kg)
Duration
(Minutes)
- 30°C
1200
3.0
60°C
1200
40°C
Range
Recommended
detergent
Residual
dampness % *
Max load 7.0 Kg
Power consumption in off-mode 0.11 W / in left-on mode 0.11 W
AquaEco
40°C
- 40°C
1200
2.5
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–
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–
–
–
Colours
40°C
- 60°C
1000
4.0
**
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
–
–
–
–
Jeans
40°C
- 60°C
1000
4.0
**
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
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–
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–
–
–
Sport
30°C
- 30°C
1200
3.0
**
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


–
–
–
–
Business
40°C
- 40°C
800
1.5
**
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–
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Rinse & Spin
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1200
7.0
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–
Spin
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1200
7.0
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Wool
40°C
- 40°C
1000
1.0
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–
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–
–
–
Delicates
40°C
- 40°C
1000
1.5
**
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
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–
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–
–
–
Synthetics
40°C
- 60°C
1200
3.0
100
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
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

40
0.52
50
Cotton
60°C
- 95°C
1200
7.0
155
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
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57
1.20
54
Mixed
40°C
- 60°C
1200
3.0
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 Dosing required  Dosing optional
Cotton
- Test wash cycles in compliance with regulations 1061/2010
These are the reference programs for the energy label. Set this wash cycles with a temperature
of 40°C or 60°C. They are the most efficient programmes in terms of energy and water
consumption for washing normally soiled cotton laundry. The actual water temperature may
differ from the declared one.
For all Test Institutes
Long wash cycle for cottons: set wash cycle Cotton with a temperature of 40°C.
Synthetic program along: set wash cycle Synthetics with a temperature of 40°C.
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
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Lid handle
Lid
Control panel
Detergent dispenser
Drum
Water filter - behind the cover
Mobility lever (depending on model)
Adjustable feet (x2)
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This data may differ in your home due to changing conditions in inlet water temperature,
water pressure etc. Approximate programme duration values refer to the default setting of
the programmes, without options.
* After programme end and spinning with maximum selectable spin speed, in default
programme setting.
** T
he duration of the programme is shown on the display.
6th Sense - the sensor technology adapts water, energy and programme duration to your
wash load.
DETERGENT DISPENSER
Main wash compartment
Detergent for the main wash, stain remover or
water softener.
Prewash compartment
Detergent for the prewash.
Softener compartment
Fabric softener. Liquid starch. Bleach.
Pour in softener, starch or bleach solution
only up to the “max” mark.
Release button 
Press to remove tray for cleaning.

PROGRAMMES
PAUSE OR CHANGE A RUNNING PROGRAMME
For choosing the appropriate programme for your kind of
laundry, always respect the instructions on the care labels
of the laundry. The value given in the tub symbol is the
maximum temperature possible for washing the garment.
Rapid 30’
For washing lightly soiled garments quickly. This cycle lasts only 30
minutes, saving time and energy.
eCotton
For washing normally soiled cotton garments. At 40°c and 60°C, this is the
standard cotton programme and the most efficient in terms of water and
energy consumption.
AquaEco
Lightly soiled laundry made of synthetic fifibres, or synthetics mixed with
cotton garments. Saving programme with a very low water consumption.
Use liquid detergent and the lowest recommended amount for 2.5kg
laundry. Do not use softener.
Colours
White and pastel shaded garments made of delicate fabrics.
Gentle wash programme to avoid graying or yellowing of your laundry.
Use heavy duty detergent, if necessary also stain removers or bleaches on
oxygen basis. Do not use liquid detergent.
Jeans
Turn garments inside-out before washing and use a liquid detergent.
Sport
Normally soiled and sweaty sportswear made of cotton jersey or microfi
bers. Includes a prewash cycle – you can add detergent also to the
prewash chamber. Do not use softener.
Business
Shirts and blouses made of cotton, linen, synthetic fibers or their blends.
Gentle programme for fine garments which have been used or which are
only lightly soiled. Pre-treatment of stains recommended.
Rinse & Spin
Separate rinse and intensive spin programme. For robust
laundry.
Spin
Spins the load then empties the water. For robust laundry.
Wool
All wool garments can be washed using programme ‚ “Wool“ even
those carrying the “hand-wash only“ label. For best results, use special
detergents and do not exceed max kg declaration of laundry.
Delicates
For washing particularly delicate garments. Preferably turn garments
inside out before washing.
Synthetics
For washing soiled garments made from synthetic fibres (such as
polyester, polyacrylic, viscose, etc.) or cotton/synthetic blends.
Cotton
Normally to heavily soiled and robust cottons .
Mixed
For washing lightly to normally soiled resilient garments in cotton, linen,
synthetic fibres and mixed fibres.
To pause the wash cycle, press the “Start/Pause“
button, the indicator
light blinks. Select any new programme, temperature, options or spin
speed if you wish to change those settings. Press the “Start/Pause“
button again to start the wash cycle from the point at which it was
interrupted. Do not add detergent for this programme.
FIRST TIME USE
To remove any manufacturing debris select the “Synthetics“
programme at a temperature of 60°C. Pour a small quantity of detergent
powder into the main wash compartment of the detergent dispenser
(maximum 1/3 of the quantity the detergent manufacturer recommends
for lightly soiled laundry). Start the programme without adding any
laundry.
DAILY USE
Prepare your laundry according to the recommendations in the “HINTS
AND TIPS“ section. Load the laundry, close the drum door and check that
it is closed properly. Pour in the detergent and any additives. Observe the
dosing recommendations on the detergent pack. Close the lid. Turn the
programme selector to the desired programme and select any option
if needed. The display shows the duration of the selected programme
(in hours and minutes), and the indicator for the “Start/Pause“ button
flashes. The temperature and spin speed can be changed by pressing the
“Temperature“ button or the “Spin“ button. Open the tap and press
the “Start/Pause“
button to start the wash cycle. The “Start/Pause“
indicator will lights up and the door will be locked. Due to variations
in load and temperature of inlet water, the remaining time is newly
calculated in certain programme phases. If this is the case, an
animation
appears on the time display.
DOOR OPEN INDICATOR
Before starting and after the end of a programme, the “Door open“
indicator lights to show that the lid can be opened. As long as a wash
programme is running, the lid remains locked and must on no account
be forced open. In case you have an urgent need to open it during a
running programme, for example to add more laundry, or to remove
laundry which was loaded by mistake, press the “Start/Pause“
button. If the temperature is not too high, the “Door open“ indicator
light turns on. It may last a while until you can open the lid. Press “Start/
Pause“
to proceed with the programme again.
PROGRAMME END
The “Door open“ indicator lights up and the display shows
. Turn
the programme selector to the “O“ position and close the water tap.
Open the lid and drum and unload the machine. Leave the Lid open
for some time to allow the interior of the machine to dry. After about a
quarter of an hour, the washing machine will switch off completely to
save energy.
To cancel a running programme before the end of cycle, press the
“Reset/Drain“ button for at least 3 seconds. The water is drained out.
It may last a while until you can open the lid.
OPTIONS
! When the combination of programme and additional option(s) is not
possible, the indication lights switch off automatically.
! Unsuitable combinations of options are deselected automatically.
Colours 15°
Saves energy used for water heating while maintaining a good wash
result. Supports colour maintenance when washing coloured laundry.
Recommendable for lightly soiled laundry without stains. Make sure that
your detergent is suitable for cold wash temperatures.
FreshCare
Select this option if you cannot unload the laundry soon after
programme end, or if you tend to forget the laundry in your washing
machine. It will help to keep your laundry fresh. The washing machine
will start to tumble the laundry periodically after programme end. The
light of the “Fresh care“ button will blink while this function is active, and
the display will show an animation. The periodic tumbling will last up to
approximately 6 hours after the end of your wash programme, and you
can stop it at any time by pressing the “Fresh care“ button. It will last a
while until you can open the door. After the “Fresh care“ period has run
out, the display indicates
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Start delay
To set the selected programme to start at a later time, press the “Start
delay“
button to set the desired delay time. The lamp for the
“Start delay“
option button lights up, and it goes off when the
programme starts. Once having pressed the “Start/Pause“
button,
the countdown of the time delay begins. Number of hours pre-selected
can be reduced by pressing the “Start delay“
button again. Do not
use liquid detergent when activating this option. To cancel the “Start
delay“
turn the programme selector to another position.
Rapid
Enables quicker washing by shortening the programme duration.
Recommendable for small loads or only lightly soiled laundry.
Prewash
Only for heavily soiled loads (for example sand, granular dirt). Increases
the cycle time by approximately 15 min. Do not use liquid detergent for
the main wash when activating the Prewash option.
Intensive rinse
Helps to avoid detergent residues in the laundry by extending the rinse
phase. Particularly suitable for washing baby laundry, for people suffering
from allergies and for areas with soft water.
Temperature
Every programme has a predefined temperature. If you want to change
the temperature, press the “Temperature“ button. The value appears
on the display.
Spin
Every programme has a predefined spin speed. If you want to change the
spin speed, press the “Spin“ button. If spin speed “0“ is selected, the
final spinning is cancelled but intermediate spin peaks remain during the
rinse. The water is drained out only.
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Quick guide
CHILD LOCK
You can lock the buttons of the control panel against improper use (e.g.
by children). Press both of the child lock buttons simultaneously and hold
them for at least 3 seconds. The key symbol
on the display lights
up. To unlock the buttons again proceed in the same way.
BLEACHING
Wash your laundry in the desired programme, Cotton or Synthetics
, adding an appropriate amount of chlorine bleach to the Softener
chamber (close the lid carefully). Immediately after the end of
the programme, turn the “Programme selector” and start the desired
programme again to eliminate any residual bleach smell; if you want, you
can add softener. Never put both chlorine bleach and softener into the
softener chamber at the same time.
HINTS AND TIPS
Sort your laundry according to
Type of fabric/care label (cotton, mixed fifibres, synthetics, wool,
handwash items). Colour (separate coloured and white items, wash
new coloured items separately). Delicates (wash small items – like nylon
stockings – and items with hooks – like bras – in a cloth bag or pillow case
with zip).
Empty all pockets
Objects like coins or lighters can damage your laundry as well as the
drum.
Appliance interior
If you never or seldom wash your laundry at 95°C, we recommend to
occasionally run a 95°C programme without laundry, adding a small
amount of detergent, to keep the interior of the appliance clean.
CLEANING & MAINTENANCE
For any cleaning and maintenance, switch off and unplug the washing
machine. Do not use flammable fluids to clean the washing machine.
Cleaning the outside of the washing machine
Use a soft damp cloth to clean the outer parts of the washing machine.
Do not use glass or general purpose cleaners, scouring powder or similar
to clean the control panel – these substances might damage the printing.
Detergent dispenser
Clean regularly, at least three or four times a year, to prevent detergent
build-up:
Press the release button  to release the detergent dispenser and
remove it. A small quantity of water can remain in the dispenser, thus you
should carry it in an upright position. Wash the dispenser using running
water. You can also remove the siphon cap on the back of the
dispenser for cleaning. Replace the siphon cap in the dispenser (if
removed) Reinstall the dispenser by locating the dispenser’s bottom tabs
into the appropriate openings on the lid, and by pushing the dispenser
against the lid until it locks into place. Make sure that the detergent
dispenser is correctly reinstalled.
Checking the water supply hose
Check the inlet hose regularly for brittleness and cracks. If damaged,
replace it by a new hose available through our After-Sales Service or
your specialist dealer. Depending on the hose type: If the inlet hose has
a transparent coating, periodically check if the colour intensifies locally.
If yes, the hose may have a leak and should be replaced. For water stop
hoses
(If available): check the small safety valve inspection
window (see arrow). If it is red, the water stop function was triggered, and
the hose must be replaced by a new one. For unscrewing this hose, press
the release button (if available) while unscrewing the hose.
Cleaning the mesh filters in the water supply hose
Check and clean regularly (at least two or three times a year).
Close the tap and loosen the inlet hose on the tap. Clean the internal
mesh filter and screw the water inlet hose back onto the tap. Now
unscrew the inlet hose on the rear of the washing machine. Pull off the
mesh filter from the washing machine connection with universal pliers
and clean it. Refit the mesh filter and screw the inlet hose on again. Turn
on the tap and ensure that the connections are completely water-tight.
Cleaning the water filter / draining residual water
The washing machine is provided with a self-cleaning pump. The filter
keeps objects like buttons, coins, safetypins etc. which have been left in
the laundry. If you used a hot wash programme, wait until the water has
cooled down before draining any water. Clean the water filter regularly, to
avoid that the water cannot drain after the wash due to obstruction of the
filter. If the water cannot drain, the indicator indicates that the water filter
may be clogged.
Open the filter cover with a coin. Place a broad, flat container beneath
the water filter, to collect the drain water. Slowly turn the filter
counterclockwise until water flows out. Let the water flow out, without
removing the filter. When the container is full, close the water filter by
turning it in clockwise. Empty the container. Repeat this procedure until
all the water has drained. Lay a cotton cloth beneath the water filter,
which can absorb a small amount of rest water. Then remove the water
filter by turning it out anti clockwise. Clean the water filter (remove
residues in the filter and clean it under running water) and the filter
chamber. Make sure the pump impeller (in the housing behind the filter)
is not obstructed. Insert the water filter and close the filter cover: Reinsert
the water filter again by turning it in clockwise direction. Make sure to
turn it in as far as it goes. To test water tightness of the water filter, you
can pour about 1 liter of water into the drum and check that water does
not leak from the filter. Then close the filter cover.
Lid seal
Check the condition of the lid seal periodically and clean it from time to
time with a damp cloth.
Recovering an object that falls between the drum and the tub
If an object accidentally falls between the drum and the tub, you can
recover it thanks to one of the removable drum lifters.
Unplug the washing machine. Remove the laundry from the drum. Close
the drum flaps and turn the drum a half-turn (picture a). Using a screwdriver press on the plastic end, while sliding the lifter from left to right
(picture b, c) by hand it will fall into the drum. Open the drum. You can
recover the object through the hole in the drum. Refit the lifter from
inside the drum: Position the plastic tip above the hole on the right side
of the drum (picture d). Then slide the plastic lifter from right to left until
it clips. Close the drum flaps again, turn the drum through half a turn and
check the positioning of the blade at all its anchorage points. Plug the
washing machine in again.
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b
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TRANSPORT AND HANDLING
Pull out the mains plug, and close the water tap. Disconnect the inlet
hose from the water tap, and remove the drain hose from your draining
point. Remove all rest water from the hoses and washing machine and
fix hoses so that they cannot get damaged during transport. To facilitate
moving the machine, pull the mobility lever situated at the bottom
front (if available on your model) out a little by hand. Pull the washing
machine out to the stop with the foot. Afterwards push the mobility lever
back into the original stable position. Refit the transport bracket. Follow
the instructions for removing the transport bracket in the INSTALATION
GUIDE in reverse order.
TROUBLESHOOTING
The washing machine may sometimes not work properly for certain reasons. Before calling the After-sales service, it is recommended to check to see if
the problem can be easily resolved using the following list. See also USER MANUAL for more information.
Anomalies:
Possible causes / Solution:
The washing machine does not turn on
and/ or programme does not start
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The plug is not inserted into the electrical outlet, or not enough to make contact.
There has been a power failure.
Lid is not properly closed.
The “Child lock“
function has been activated (if available).
The wash cycle does not start.
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The “Start/Pause“
button has not been pressed.
The water tap is not open.
A “Start delay“ has been set.
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“Rinse hold“ option is activated (if available).
Programme has been changed - re-select desired programme and press “Start/Pause“ .
The appliance’s safety system has been activated (see USER MANUAL/ Description of failure
indicators).
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The washing machine is not level.
The transport bracket has not been removed; before using the washing machine, the transport
bracket must be removed.
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Unbalance of the laundry load during spinning prevented the spin phase to avoid damages on
the washing machine. This is why the laundry is still very wet. Reason for unbalance can be:
small laundry loads (consisting of only few quite big or absorbent items, e.g. towels), or big/
heavy laundry items.
If possible avoid small laundry loads.
“Spin“ button has been set to a low spin speed.
Appliance stops during the
programme, and the
“Start/Pause“ light blinks
Appliance vibrates
Final spin results are poor. The laundry
is still very wet. “Spin/Drain“ indicator
blinks, or the spin speed on the display
blinks, or the spin speed indicator
blinks after the end of the programme
- depending on the model
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The machine is indicating an error code
(e.g. F-02, F-..) and/or “Service“
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indicator lights up
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Shut off the machine, disconnect the plug from the outlet, and wait about 1 minute before
turning it back on.
Display only - Check the error code (e.g. F-02, F-..) in USER MANUAL for the possible solution.
If the problem persists, call the After-sales service.
“Clean pump“ indicator lights up
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Waste water is not pumped out.
Clean the water filter
For more info see USER MANUAL.
“Water tap closed“ indicator lights up
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Appliance has no or insufficient water supply.
For more info see USER MANUAL.
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The symbol will light up at the end of the programme if you used too much detergent.
Too much foam is formed.
The detergent is not compatible with the washing machine (it must bear the wording “for
washing machines“, “for hand washing and washing machines“, or something similar).
“Detergent over dosage“
lights up (if available)
indicator
You can download the Safety Instructions, User Manual, Product Fiche and Energy data by:
• Visiting our website - docs.whirlpool.eu
• Using QR Code
• Alternatively, contact our After‑sales Service (See phone number in the warranty booklet). When
contacting our After‑sales Service, please state the codes provided on your product’s identification plate.
XXXXX
400011387144
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