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WB70803
Whirlpool
Instructions for use
WASHING MACHINE
Contents
General Safety Instructions, 2-5
Product Overview, 6
Getting Started: Installation, 7-10
Features, 11-12
Instructions, 13-20
FAQs and Troubleshooting, 21-22
Service, 23
Care and Maintenance, 24-26
Disposal, 27
General Safety Instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
READ CAREFULLY AND KEEP FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
Read this manual thoroughly before first use, even if you are familiar with this type
of product. The safety precautions enclosed herein reduce the risk of fire, electric
shock and injury when correctly adhered to.
Keep the manual in a safe place for future reference, along with the completed
warranty card and purchase receipt. If applicable, pass these instructions on to the
next owner of the appliance.
Always follow basic safety precautions and accident prevention measures when
using an electrical appliance, including the following:
Л WARNING [his heading indicates that there is a serious risk of
injury if you do not adhere to the warning(s).
avoid injury to persons or damage to property.
A tick in a circle accompanies a measure or action that
you should do or follow.
/\ CAUTION. This heading indicates that care should be taken to
X) A cross in a circle accompanies a measure or action
that you should NOT do.
This appliance has not been designed for commercial applications.
This appliance is intended to be used in household and similar applications such as:
— farm houses
— by clients in serviced apartments, holiday apartments and residential type
environments
This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced
physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless
they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a
person responsible for their safety.
Children should be supervised to ensure they do not play with the appliance.
lf the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer or its service
agent or a similarly qualified person in order to avoid a hazard.
lf the machine must be placed on carpet, make sure the ventilation openings in the
base are not obstructed.
Connect the washing machine to the water mains using new hose sets. Do not reuse
old hose sets.
Water pressures between minimum 30kPa and maximum 800kPa are acceptable.
Maximum capacity of this washing machine is 7kg.
General Safety Instructions
Electrical safety
Before connecting and turning on the washing machine, ensure the electrical voltage
and circuit frequency correspond to those indicated on the appliance.
Only connect the washing machine to a grounded (earthed) electrical outlet.
Do not insert any objects into the appliance.
Do not kink or damage the power cord, and position it out of the way so no one steps
on or places anything on the cord or against it.
Do not overload the wall outlet. Overloading can result in fire or electric shock.
Never use this washing machine with a power adaptor or an extension cord.
Unplug the washing machine from the power supply before cleaning, servicing,
maintenance or moving the appliance. Pull by the plug, not by the cord.
After use, always unplug the appliance and turn off the water.
Installation
Install the washing machine on a flat surface to avoid overturning during use.
Make sure that all water and electrical connections are made by qualified personnel
only, observing local safety regulations and following the manufacturers instructions
(see Getting Started: Installation).
Improper installation may result in the risk of fire, electric shock and/or injury.
We assume no liability for any eventual damages caused by improper installation.
Usage conditions and restrictions
The appliance is designed for private domestic use only.
Do not operate the appliance outdoors.
Before loading the washing machine, always ensure no pet or young child has climbed
into it.
Make sure all pockets of clothing to be washed are empty. Hard, sharp objects such as
coins, safety pins, bra wires, nails, screws or stones can cause extensive damage to
the appliance and block the pump.
Any damage or malfunction resulting from foreign objects is not covered by your
warranty and may lead to expensive repairs.
We assume no liability for any eventual damages caused by improper or faulty use.
Cleaning and maintenance
Before cleaning or carrying out maintenance, always unplug the appliance from the
power supply.
Except for the filters that require regular cleaning, the unit has no user-serviceable
parts contained within. Do not attempt to repair, disassemble or modify it. Repairs
made by inexperienced or unqualified persons may cause injury and/or make more
serious repairs to the appliance necessary.
CAUTION! after each wash, check and clean the lint filter inside the drum. Also
check and clean the lint filter at the back of the machine next to the drain hose outlet
on a regular basis.
This appliance should only be serviced by an authorised service centre, and only
genuine spare parts should be used. Contact the after sales support line for advice.
Regularly clean the power plug
to remove dust and dirt and
avoid contact failure.
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Turn the machine off before
pulling out the plug from the
socket if the machine
is not in use.
Insert the power plug securely.
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Do not wash clothes that
have residue of flammable
materials.
Use a 230-240V AC power
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Do not let children climb into the
washing machine or peer into the
rotating spin barrel.
Do not place any flammable
items on top of the washing
machine.
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Do not use the appliance if the
power cord or plug is damaged
to avoid an electric shock, short
circuit or fi ire.
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Ensure the water inlet hoses
are connected and the taps are
turned on before washing a load.
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Do not allow children to lay or sit
not exceed 60°C
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Product Overview
Water supply ssn
hose connections Le | +
Detergent box
Lint filter
Wash/spin tub
Lid
Control panel
+ Housing
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Drain pump filter
connection ‘yoo leg
Accessories included:
Hot inlet hose, cold inlet hose, drain hose with elbow, bottom cover and screw.
Specifications and technical parameters
Dimensions 540 (W) x 562 (D) x 940 (H) mm
Max, capacity 7 kg
Weight 36 kg |
Rated voltage 230-240 V ~ 50 Hz
Rated power 400 W
Required water pressure 0.03 - 0.8 MPa
Waterproof grade IPX4
Getting Started: Installation
Unpacking
This product has been packaged to protect it against transportation damage. Keep
the original packaging in a safe place. It will help prevent any damage if the product
needs to be transported in the future. In the event that the packaging is to be
disposed of, please recycle all packaging materials where possible.
Plastic wrapping can be a suffocation hazard for babies and young children, so
ensure all packaging materials are out of their reach and disposed of safely.
Unwind the power cord to its full length and inspect it for damage. Do not use
the appliance if the appliance or its cord have been damaged or are not working
properly. In case of damage, contact our after sales support line for advice on
examination, repair or return of the damaged product.
Read this manual to familiarise yourself with all the parts and operating principles
of the washing machine. Pay particular attention to the safety instructions on the
previous pages.
Installing the bottom cover
Make sure the power cord is unplugged from the
mains supply. H
Place some padding (such as a soft mat, blanket or Screw|| HEEE:
thick towel) on the floor and gently lay the washing =
machine on the padding, back side down. Take care |
not to dent the housing. Front
Insert the bottom cover into the hooks of the leg,
pushing it straight until it reaches into the back hooks. _
Fasten the bottom cover with the supplied screw.
Carefully set the washer upright.
Leg
Levelling the washer
Install the washer on a stable and level
surface, in a dry location, out of sunlight. Base of the washer
If levelling is necessary, adjust the Боск МЕ vA u
adjustable leg (at the front right side of Ds ee |]
the machine), as illustrated, right.
The maximum permissible inclination (3) Tighten (1) Loosen
of the supporting surface is 2 degrees.
CAUTIONI installing the washer on a
carpeted floor may cause vibration issues. Adjustable leg
If you must install it on carpet, make sure
not to block the ventilation openings on the
bottom of the washer.
Connecting the water inlet hoses
Install the water inlet hoses to your hot and cold water taps, as described below.
Check and ensure that the sealing washers are firmly in place.
Attach the straight end of the hose to your water taps. Make sure to attach the
hot water supply hose (with red markings) to the hot water tap and the cold water
supply hose (with blue markings) to the cold water tap.
Tighten the coupling nuts securely by hand, as illustrated below (the sealing washer
is a part of and located inside the tap end).
Tap {
Sealing
washer
Attach the curved end of the hose to the corresponding inlet valve of the washer.
Tighten the coupling nuts securely by hand, as illustrated below.
Tighten the nut by turning it clockwise while holding the hose. (To detach the water
supply hose, turn the nut anticlockwise after turning the tap off.)
Water inlet valve
Turn on the taps and check for leaks. Tighten the coupling nuts firmly if there is any
leakage. If your water pressure is strong, close the water tap completely, then open
it slightly.
IMPORTANT! |
Both the hot water and cold water hoses must be connected to your taps.
Make sure your hot water from the tap is no hotter than 60°C.
CAUTION! when tightening the clamping nut, take care not to damage the
water inlet valve joint. Apply force evenly and do not twist the water inlet valve.
AN CAUTION! use only the new (supplied) hoses with your new appliance. Do
not use a hose from an existing machine, or one that has been used previously.
A CAUTION! in the event that the hoses are too short for your set-up, please
seek advice from your local washing machine store to purchase a longer hose.
Installing the drain hose
The drain hose and drain pump filter are located at the back of the machine, as
illustrated below, left.
Pinching the two bands of the clamp on the drain hose, connect it to the drain hose
connection at the back of the washer, as illustrated below, centre.
Insert the hose clips for the water drainage hose (marked
with red arrows in the illustration on the right) into the Eos: >
mounting holes at the back of the washer. Turn the clips > oa 2
so you can lead the hose through the clips up the back : | E
of the machine.
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Drain pump with Drain hose
lint filter connection
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When the washer is in use, put the drain hose into a drain spout (or into a sink/tub),
as illustrated below.
CAUTION!
While the washer is in use, ensure the height of the drain hose is at least 70cm,
otherwise the washer will not work properly, or water may flow out in the course of
washing. Also ensure the drain hose is not higher than 1m above ground, otherwise
the washer will not drain water well.
Never lay down the drain hose, as water will
be discharged.
Be sure the drain hose is properly routed
so it will not kink or lift off the sink.
Н = 1000 mm
H = 700 mm
H > 700 mm
H = 1000 mm
WARNING - this appliance must be earthed.
In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, earthing will reduce the risk of an
electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for the electric current.
This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment-earthing conductor
and an earthing plug. The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is
installed and earthed in accordance with all local standards and requirements.
Do not modify the plug under any circumstances. If the plug does not fit your
outlet, consult a licensed electrician and have the outlet changed.
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Features
The control panel
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1. Detergent indicators
These scoop indicators show how much powder detergent to use.
See Detergent and load recommendations, page 14, for details.
2. Digital display
The digital display shows the currently selected option. For example:
During washing, it shows the time remaining, e.g.:
Remaining time is 20 minutes
When setting soak and wash processes, this indicator shows the time you set, e.g.:
Washing time is 10 minutes
When setting the preset timer, it shows when the washing will be finished, e.g.:
Finish washing 2 hours later
When an abnormal condition occurs, it shows the warning code, e.g.:
Water does not flow
3. Start / Pause button
Press this button to start operation.
During operation, press this button to stop the washer temporarily; press it again to restart it.
You can also use this button to cancel the end buzzer: press and hold it for 4 seconds until a
beep has acknowledged the command.
NOTE: This is not a cancel button.
4. Water Level button
Use this button to select the water level appropriate for your load size.
Different water levels for washing and rinsing are optional.
See page 18 for details.
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5. Process and Set button
First, use the Process button to select the desired wash process: preset (delay timer), soak,
wash time, rinse time, or spin time. The appropriate indicator light above will flash.
Second, use the Set button to select the desired option.
For example, to select a rinse time, press Process until the Rinse indicator flashes, then
press Set to select the rinse time.
NOTE: For the NORMAL and HEAVY DUTY programs, the machine will automatically
select the appropriate water power and level, wash and spin times and rinse type.
6. Program button
Press this button to select the desired wash program. The appropriate indicator light above
will flash.
To set the child lock, press and hold this button for 4 seconds,
7. Temp. button
Press this button if you want to choose the water temperature.
See page 18 for details. |
8. Power On/Off button
Press this button to switch the power on; press it again to switch it off.
To change the program, press this button once and then once more.
Power will be switched off automatically:
(a) 5 seconds after the end of a program,
(b) After 10 minutes of inactivity, after the Power On/Off button has been pressed.
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Instructions
Before you start washing
A Make sure the washer is stable
and level. If necessary, adjust the
adjustable leg (front right) to stabilise
the washer (see.page 7).
B Make sure the water inlet hoses
are properly installed (see page 8).
C Plug the machine into a nearby
power outlet.
D Open the water taps.
E Make sure the drain hose is properly
installed. Hang the upper end of the
hose over the laundry sink or into a | a
drain spout (see page 10). A
F Before using the washing machine for
the first time, run a complete cycle Install
without laundry items and detergent. the drain
Select the NORMAL program and run the dera
machine until the end of the program. N 70-1000m
Normal usage to prevent
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1. Before washing, remove any coins, keys and other hard items age and
from pockets. Close any zippers to prevent damaging your overflowing
clothes and the wash tub. Brush dirt and sand off clothes and problems.
turn pockets inside out.
2, Sort your washing into appropriate loads: whites,
coloureds, cottons, delicates, heavily soiled, etc. a
Place delicate items into a wash bag for protection, me я
3. Put your washing in the machine, loading items uniformly
in the tub,
. Add washing detergent (see page 14 for details).
. Press the Power On/Off button.
. Refer to the program selection guide (page 14) and select a suitable wash program.
. Close the lid and press the Start/Pause button. (If the washer lid is not closed
properly, the washer will sound an alarm and stop working before spinning.)
8. At the end of the wash, remove your washing, unplug the power plug from the wall
outlet and close the water taps. Leave the lid open until the interior has dried.
* Sensor: The machine will automatically choose the appropriate water power and
level, and wash, spin and rinse times for the NORMAL and HEAVY DUTY programs.
Other parameters can be set individually (see page 15).
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Program selection guide
Default settings
Max.
Pera baal ars a Wash time | Rinse | Spintime | Water Temp.
(minutes) | (times) | (minutes) | Level | (Wash/Rinse)
Normally to heavily soiled
robust cottons. This program Soak: 20
Cotton | has a fixed soak, wash, rinse, 7 sal 45 4 9 8 Warm/Cold
spin time & water level, with a |
default warm wash,
‚ | For normally soiled everyday Auto
Normal clothing and other items т Auto 2 Auto (1-8) Cold/Cold
Heavy | Heavily soiled cotton Auto
Duty | clothing/items 7 Auto 2 Auto (1-8) Cold/Cold
Blanket | Blanket or buiky items 7 12 2 8 63 | Cold/Cold
Delicate | Delicate fabrics, lingerie 3 6 2 2 an Cold/Cold
: : Auto
Quick | Less dirty clothes (daily wash) 1.5 5 1 3 (1-8) Cold/Cold
* Test wash cycle in compliance with regulation AS/NZS 2040.1 and AS/NZS 2040.2: Normal, Water
Level 8, warm Temp.
Detergent and load recommendations
We suggest you use detergent in the amounts recommended below. Too little will
give poor washing results, but too much will affect rinse performance and may cause
overflow of suds, which could interfere with machine operation.
CAUTION: Do not overfill detergent!
Add detergent into the detergent box or put it directly into the tub.
NOTE: it is recommended that powder detergent should be thoroughly dissolved in a
small amount of warm water before adding to the machine.
If you are using liquid detergent or bleach, dilute it appropriately and pour it
carefully into the hole on the top plate. Do not pour bleach directly onto the
washing load in the tub.
Water level indicator | 1 2 3 4 5 6 | 7 8
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Other detergent When using a liquid or concentrated detergent, follow the
amount recommendations on the packaging for a top load washing machine.
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Customising a program
This washing machine is equipped with a fuzzy logic function that will automatically
choose the correct water power and level, wash and spin times and rinse type for the
NORMAL and HEAVY DUTY programs; you do not have to adjust anything. However,
if you want to adjust these values yourself, please proceed as follows:
1. Prepare your washing according to points 1 to 4 on page 13.
2. Press the Power On/Off button.
3. Press the Program button to select the washing program appropriate for your
washing load,
4. Press the Process button to select the process; the relevant indicator light will start
flashing when the option is selected. Then press the Set button and set the option.
Program
Options
Cotton | Normal | Heavy Duty | Quick | Blanket | Delicate
Soak time (minutes)
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Rinse time (times)
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Spin time (minutes)
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5. Press the Water Level button and choose an appropriate water level.
6. Close the lid and press the Start/Pause button for the washing program to start.
7. At the end of the washing program, a buzzer will sound to alert you that the
program has finished before the power is shut off automatically.
8. Close the water taps and unplug the power plug from the wall outlet.
NOTE: If you want to change the program or process during operation, switch off the
power first, then restart it and choose the program you need.
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The blanket program
Use this program for washing blankets or other bulky items. It will automatically select
the highest water level (60L), but you can adjust this manually down to 42L according
to the size of your bulky item(s).
1. Press the Power On/Off button and open the washer lid.
2. Press the Program button repeatedly until the indicator for the BLANKET program
flashes.
3. Dissolve an appropriate amount of washing detergent with a little lukewarm water,
then pour the detergent solution directly into the tub of the washing machine.
4. Fold up the blanket and put it into the washing tub, as illustrated below.
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Fold in two by the Fald 4 times in the Roll up the blanket. "Put it into the wash tub with
long side. same direction, the edge downwards.
5. Close the washer lid.
6. Press the Start/Pause button for the washing program to start.
7. At the end of the washing program, a buzzer will sound to alert you that the
program has finished before the power is shut off automatically.
8. Close the water taps and unplug the power plug from the wall outlet.
9. We recommend cleaning the lint filter after washing a blanket
(see page 25 for instructions).
NOTE: If you notice that the blanket floats up during the wash, press the Start/Pause
button, the washer will stop working temporarily. Push the blanket down and
then press the Start/Pause button again to continue washing.
Selecting a wash cycle process
On occasion you may want to select a single wash cycle process (or two processes)
instead of a complete program. For example, you may want to spin clothes that got
wet from rain while hanging on the line, or rinse and spin clothes washed by hand.
To set a spin cycle only, set the SOAK, WASH and RINSE options to 0 and then
select a SPIN time (from 0-9 minutes). Then proceed as described on page 17.
To set a rinse and spin cycle, set the SOAK and WASH options to 0, then select
a RINSE option (from 1 to 4) and a SPIN time (from 0-9 minutes). Then proceed as
described on page 17.
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Preset timer (delayed washing)
This washing machine has a 0-24 hour preset function, which you can set to
determine the time when the washing program will finish. (It is, in effect, similar to a
delayed start function, but you set the time period after which you want the wash to
finish rather than to start.)
NOTES:* This function is not available for the COTTON, DELICATE and QUICK programs.
* To avoid water leakage when using this function, make sure the water taps
are open, the drain hose is properly installed and the washing load and
detergent are properly prepared,
1. Put your washing in the machine, loading items uniformly in the tub.
2. Press the Power On/Off button.
3. Select the required program.
4. Press the Process button until the PRESET indicator light flashes, then press the
Set button to select the desired time period (in hours) for the wash to finish.
5. Select the water level, if necessary.
6. Add any detergents (see below and page 14 for details.)
7. Close the washer lid and press the Start/Pause button.
8. After setting the preset, the corresponding light will illuminate and all other lights
will be switched off about one minute later. From this time on until the preset time
only the Power On/Off and Set buttons will respond when pressed.
9. To check the preset program, press the Set button: the program will be indicated
for 5 seconds. During these 5 seconds you can press the Water Level button and
set the water level.
10. To cancel the preset, shut off the power.
11. To change the preset time, first cancel the preset, then set it again.
Adding detergent to a preset wash
When using the delayed wash, do not add
detergent directly to the wash tub.
Powder detergent: either put powder
detergent into the detergent box or, if you
prefer to put it directly into the wash tub,
wrap the powder in a small cloth.
Liquid detergent and bleach: pour liquid
detergent or bleach into the hole on the top
plate. Do not pour it directly into the tub as it
may cause discolouration of your washing.
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Adding fabric softener
You can program the machine to stop before the last rinse so that you can add fabric
softener.
Press and hold the Water Level button for 3 seconds to set the Add Softener
program. Before the final rinse, the machine will stop and SF will show on the
display. № will also emit a beep sound to alert you to add fabric softener.
You can add the diluted softener directly to the tub, then close the lid and press the
Start/Pause button to continue the program.
NOTE: If you disregard the alarm, the machine will repeat the alarm twice after
5 minutes of inactivity, and then resume the program.
Load sensor (fuzzy control)
For the NORMAL and HEAVY DUTY programs, the machine automatically detects
the weight of your wash load and selects the appropriate water level, wash and spin
time and rinse type. For the QUICK program, the machine will automatically choose
the water level. You do not have to set these values; however, if you want adjust them
yourself, see page 15 for how to customise processes.
Hot / cold / warm water wash
This top load washing machine must be connected to both a cold and a hot
water tap. With both hoses connected to a cold and hot water tap, you can set the
washer to use either just cold water for a cold water wash, or just hot water for a hot
water wash, or both hot and cold water for a warm water wash.
To select the wash temperature, press the Temperature button.
Cold wash: the indicator light is off,
Warm wash: the indicator light is on.
Hot wash: the indicator light is flashing.
Setting the water level and other processes
You can set the water level for wash and rinse processes. For example, if you are
sensitive to detergent residues in your washing, you may want to select a higher water
level for rinsing.
To set different water levels:
Press the Process button until the WASH light flashes; press the Water Level
button to choose the appropriate water level (it will be shown on the display
screen); press the Set button to set the wash time.
Then press the Process button until the RINSE light flashes; press the Water
Level button to choose the appropriate water level; press the Set button to set
the number of rinses.
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To set other processes:
Then press the Process button until the SPIN light flashes; press the Set button
to set the SPIN time.
Finally press the Start/Pause button: the washer will start operating according to
the set values for wash and rinse water levels, number of rinses and spin time.
Other functions
Water power
The water power affects the pause time of the pulsator and hence the intensity of the
wash. It is automatically selected for the wash and rinse process, however, you can
also adjust it yourself (except for the COTTON, DELICATE and BLANKET programs).
To adjust the water power level:
Press the Set button after pressing the Start/Pause button.
Press the Set button again for standard water power: the display will show HO.
Press the Set button again, repeatedly, to increase the water power level from
H1, H2, H3 to the strongest: H4.
Press the Set button again, repeatedly, to decrease the water power level from
L1, L2, L3 to the weakest: L4,
Memory function
When you run the NORMAL, COTTON or HEAVY DUTY program, the machine
memorises your choice of program for the next time you switch on the machine.
NOTE: This function is not available for the DELICATE, BLANKET and QUICK
programs.
Child lock
With the child lock activated, the machine will stop working automatically and sound
an alarm if the washer lid is opened for 5 seconds. To set the child lock:
Press the Power On/Off button to switch on the power, then press and hold
the Program button for 4 seconds until a buzzer sounds. The child lock will be
activated when the Start/Pause button is pressed.
To cancel the child lock, repeat the above steps.
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The machine will start washing when the water inside the tub has reached two
levels below the set leve! while the water will continue to flow in (see page 14
for the eight water levels). This early start of washing will increase the wash time and
allow the detergent to dissolve fully before the start of the set wash time.
This function will be ineffective:
When the first two water levels (20L or 25L) are selected.
When the DELICATE or BLANKET program is selected.
When SOAK is selected, after the soaking process.
NOTE: This is a default function and cannot be set,
FAQs and Troubleshooting
Not all unusual incidents you may encounter with your washing machine are faults, or
cause for concern. Check in the list below what issues may arise and why. Also check
in the table on the following page for solutions to other common problems.
The washer does not work at all. What could | have done wrong?
Check and ensure that the washer is connected properly to the power supply
and power is switched on at the outlet. If both are OK, first press the Power On/
Off button, then press the Start/Pause button. If the machine still does not start
the set program, check elsewhere in your home whether there has been a power
failure, or whether the fuse or circuit breaker has been activated.
The drain hose is leaking water during the first use. Does this indicate there is
a problem?
No, this is normal; it is residual water from the performance test in the factory and
no cause for concern.
Why is there still some water intake during the wash or rinse cycle?
When the water level is low, the washing machine will automatically refill during
the washing or rinsing process. This is no cause for concern.
At the beginning of the spin cycle, why is the tub turning first and then
stopping?
This is intermittent spinning and it results in better spinning performance.
During the spin cycle, why is the machine spinning and then stopping
suddenly and taking in water again?
lf the washing is piled up at one side of the tub during the spin cycle, the washing
machine automatically takes in more water to redistribute the load. Once the load
is balanced again, the spin cycle will continue.
Why is there a sound like water flowing after spinning?
This is the sound of the balancing liquid in the balance ring. This helps reduce
vibration during spinning.
Why is the control panel still warm after the power is switched off?
This is caused by the memory circuitry still working.
If none of the solutions offered above and on the following page help you solve the
problem, contact our after sales support line for advice.
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Error messages
When the following problems occur, the microcomputer inside the washer will detect
the abnormal condition. An electronic buzzer will sound for approximately 10 seconds,
an error message will flash as shown below and the washer will stop operating.
‘Type of problem Error message Where to check
Turn on the water supply tap.
Check whether the water supply has been
Water does not cut off.
flow into the £ | Check whether the metal filter of the water
wash/spin tub. inlet is clogged.
Make sure your water pressure is appropriate
and no water has frozen in the hoses.
Check and ensure the drain hose is properly
connected and installed at a im maximum
height.
Check the drain hose for kinks or
Water does not .
drain sar E О obstructions. | |
Check whether the drain hose is clogged.
Check and ensure that the filter (at the drain
pump) is clean and nothing is obstructing the
flow of water.
Check whether your washing is piled at one
side of the tub. If so, redistribute the load
E 3 evenly inside the tub.
The washer does Check and make sure the washer is installed
not spin. on an even, level surface.
С y Close the washer lid.
The washer does E 6 Check whether the child lock is set.
not wash. Close the washer lid.
Е Я Press the Power On/Off button to turn
Other problems. off the power, then contact our after sales
E [ support centre to arrange a service.
NOTE: Press the Start/Pause button once to release the emergency stop and cancel
the error message; press it again to restart the operation.
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Before calling for Assistance:
+ Check whether you can solve the problem alone (see "FAQs and Troubleshooting").
‚ Restart the programme to check whether the problem has been solved.
« If this is not the case, contact an authorised Technical Assistance Centre using the
telephone number provided on the warranty card.
! Always request the assistance of authorised technicians.
Have the following information to hand:
« the type of problem;
‚ the appliance model (Mod. );
« the serial number (S/N).
This information can be found on the data plate applied to the rear of the washing machine.
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Care and Maintenance
Cleaning and care
To prolong the service life of the washing machine, keep it in good condition and
perform regular maintenance. For any type of cleaning and maintenance, make
sure the washing machine is disconnected from the mains power supply.
Cleaning the washing machine (when required)
Use a soft cloth to wipe any water or dirt off the washer lid and housing. If using a
damp cloth, squeeze it almost dry to avoid leaving water residues.
The detergent box may be pulled out for cleaning, if required. Other inside parts
should be wiped with a damp cloth, if necessary.
Do not use any chemical, alkaline or abrasive cleaning agents to avoid damaging
the surface. Do not spray water directly onto the washer housing.
IMPORTANT!
If you frequently use a COLD wash cycle, you will need to clean the inside
of your washing machine regularly (every three months), especially if
you use a fabric softener. Liquid detergents can cause detergent scum
to build up around the outside of the inner tub, which cold water will not
remove and which can cause bacteria, unpleasant odours, and eventuaily
soiling of your wash load.
To remove scum build-up from the inside of a washing machine, run
a cleaning cycle without clothes using the COTTON program and HOT
water.
As acleaning agent, use a commercially available washing machine
cleaning product (such as Trimat Washing Machine Cleaner) according
to the instructions on the product), or use a mix of bicarbonate of soda
(% cup) and white household vinegar (2 cups).
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Cleaning the lint filter (suggested interval: every week)
Take out the lint filter as illustrated below. Open the filter and rinse it clean under
running water, taking care not to damage any parts. Reinstall the filter, making sure it
fits securely behind the cover clasp and latches and locks securely into place.
Cleaning the water inlet valve (suggested interval: every 6 months)
To avoid blockage of the mesh filter at the water inlet after long time use, detach
the water inlet hose, making sure you have turned off the water supply at the taps
beforehand. Take the mesh filter out of the water inlet valve and clean the filter with a
soft brush. Then assemble the mesh filter back into the valve and reconnect the water
inlet hose.
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Cleaning the hose filter (suggested interval: every 6 months)
To avoid blockage of the hose filter after long time use, detach the water inlet hose,
making sure you have turned off the water supply at the taps beforehand. Turn the nut
anticlockwise to take off the hose, clean the filter under running water or with a soft
brush, then reconnect the hose.
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Drain pump maintenance
We recommend that you clean the drain pump filter regularly (at least once a month) to
avoid blockages created by bobby pins, coins and excess lint.
Proceed as follows:
1. Disconnect the washer from the power source.
2. If necessary, wait until the water has cooled down.
3. Place a container underneath the pump opening to collect any spillage (see
below, left).
4. Turn the filter cap anticlockwise to take it out gently (see below, right). Always
keep a rag nearby to dry up water spillage when removing the pump filter.
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5. To remove any objects from the filter, wash it thoroughly in a basin or under
running water (see below, left).
6. Put the cap back and place the filter back in its seat (see below, right).
Filter
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Disposal
EGS SETS oR E TETE RÉ RER SEE EC PE RS
Responsible disposal
Packaging materials are recyclable. Please dispose of them responsibly for
recycling.
At the end of its working life, do not throw this appliance out with your household
rubbish. Electrical and electronic products contain substances that can have
a detrimental effect on the environment and human health if disposed of
inappropriately. Observe any local regulations regarding the disposal of electrical
consumer goods and dispose of it appropriately for recycling. Contact your local
authorities for advice on recycling facilities in your area.
NOTE:
Due to continued product improvement, images and illustrations in this manual may
vary slightly from the product purchased. All images in this manual are for reference
purposes only. Parts are not necessarily pictured to scale.
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