Bauknecht GCXK 5521 Dishwasher Program Chart

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GCXK 5521

Before using the dishwasher, read the user instructions!

Quick Reference Guide


On/Off button

Press the ON button to switch on the dishwasher. The indicator lamp of the last programme selected lights up; at the end of the cycle an acoustic signal sounds.

Programme selection button

Press the button to select a programme.

The corresponding indicator lamp lights up.



Additional options in case of failure





Add regeneration salt

Only add regeneration salt immediately before starting a wash programme.

Add rinse aid

Water stop device activated

Switch off the dishwasher and contact the After-sales Service.

The dishwasher over fills with water

Reset and start the programme again from the beginning. If the problem persists, contact the After-Sales Service.

The water heating system is not working

Reset and start the programme again from the beginning. If the problem persists, contact the After-Sales Service.

The dishwasher does not fill with water

Check the water supply and filters, and make sure that there are no kinks in the water inlet hose.

Open and close the door in order to continue.

The dishwasher does not drain

Make sure that the filter unit and drain hose are not clogged and if necessary clean them.





Programme chart

Programmes Loading instructions






Litres kWh Minutes


Crockery to be washed later.


Lightly soiled crockery with no dried-on food.


Normally soiled crockery.
















Normal 65°C

Normally or heavily soiled crockery.

X X 17.0



Intensive 65°C

Recommended programme for heavily soiled crockery, especially suitable for pans and saucepans.

1) Reference programme for energy label in compliance with EN 50242 regulations;

2) Refer to “User instructions”;

X X 20.0



3) Program data obtained in conformity with

European standard EN 50242. Values may vary in relation to usage, e.g.: different loads, water temperatures - above or below 15°C - as well as water hardness and power supply voltage, etc.

5019 496 96010

(We reserve the right to make technical modifications)

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How to use the appliance

Further indications are given in the single chapters and in the user instructions.

Open the door, switch on the appliance

Press the On/Off button .

How to fill the detergent dispenser

Large compartment A:

Small compartment B:



Check the rinse aid level

Check the regeneration salt level

Mechanical indicator C .

Electric indicator on control panel (if provided).

On models with water softener system only.

Mechanical indicator D .

Electric indicator on control panel (if provided).


Load the racks

Refer to the dishwasher loading instructions.

Select a programme

Press the P button until the desired programme lights up.

Select additional options

Close the door to start the programme

If necessary (and if provided).

The corresponding indicator lamp lights up.


Open the door, press

P until the indicator lamps

4 + 5 light up.

Close the door, after about

1 min. the cycle ends.

“Change programme in progress”

Open the door.

Select another programme and close the door in order to start the new cycle.

Turn on the water tap, close the dishwasher door

Switch off the appliance

Turn off the water tap, unload the racks

- Only open the dishwasher if necessary

(Warning: beware of hot steam).

- If the appliance is switched off during a wash cycle, when switched on again it will resume the cycle from where it was interrupted.

At the end of the programme an acoustic signal will sound.

Open the door and press the On/Off button .

All the indicator lamps switch off.

Warning: When the door is opened steam comes out!

Unload the appliance, starting from the lower rack.

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Dishwasher loading instructions and racks provided depending on the model Upper rack:

Crockery holder (A):

Depending on the position: up or down:

Long-handled utensils, cups and glasses. Place the glasses to the side of the rack or holders.

Place long and narrow utensils in the centre of the rack or holders.

Long-handled utensils (e.g. carving forks, knives) must be arranged with the sharp end facing in towards the appliance.


Rack height adjustment:

Release the caps ( B ) of both rack rails.

Take the rack out.

Reposition the rack at the desired height.

Close the caps ( B ).

The rack must be level on both sides.






Lower rack:

Depending on the model with fixed or tilting plate holders.

Cutlery basket:

Some models are provided with a grid ( C ) that can be fitted onto the cutlery basket to keep items separated.

Sharp knives and forks that might cause injury must be placed in the cutlery basket with the sharp end facing downwards.



Only use dishwasher-proof crockery and dishes. Do not use the appliance for items not suitable for washing in a dishwasher, for example wooden items, aluminium, plastic utensils, tin, hand-decorated crockery (unglazed), silver cutlery.

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What to do if...

If a fault occurs, before contacting our After-Sales Service, make the following checks to try and remedy the problem (* see also the corresponding chapter in the user instructions).

Problem Cause Remedy

The appliance is not working

• No water supply.

• Open the tap.

• The appliance does not load sufficient water.

• There is a power failure.

• Clean the water supply tap filter.

• Ensure there are no kinks in the water hose.

• Insert the plug into the mains socket.

• Open the door.

• Close the door.

• Check the domestic circuit fuse.

If crockery is not perfectly dry

• Insufficient rinse aid.

• Increase dosage *.

If crockery is not perfectly clean

• Residual water in cavities.

• Load crockery at an angle.

• The water jet does not reach the crockery.

• Insufficient detergent.

• Unsuitable programme.

• Spray arms blocked.

• Arrange crockery so that items do not touch each other.

Load crockery upside down.

• Follow recommended detergent dosage.

• Select a more intense wash cycle.

• The spray arms must be able to turn freely.

• Spray arm nozzles clogged.

• Remove any impurities obstructing the water flow *.

• Incorrect detergent/detergent too old.

• Use a good quality detergent.

• Clogged filters.

• Check filters regularly/if necessary clean *.

Sandy or grainy residues

• Filters incorrectly assembled.

Colour of plastic parts faded

• Tomato/carrot juice,...

• Insert the filter correctly *.

• Depending on the material, if necessary use a detergent with a greater whitening power.

Deposits on crockery

• removable

• not removable

• Streaks on the crockery/glasses.

• Layer of salt on crockery/glasses.

• Insufficient water softening, calcium deposits.

• Increase the rinse aid dosage *.

• Close the salt container lid properly *.

• Change water hardness setting, if necessary add salt *.

Opaque glasses/ glasses not sparkling

• Cannot be washed in the dishwasher.

• Use suitable glasses.

Rust on cutlery • Not made of stainless steel.

• Use suitable cutlery.

If after carrying out the above checks the malfunction persists or appears again, turn the appliance off and turn off the water supply tap, then call our After-Sales Service (see guarantee).

Before contacting our After-Sales Service, take note of the following:

• The nature of the fault.

• The appliance type and model.

• The service code (the number indicated on the adhesive rating plate) inside the door on the right-hand side.

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