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User Manual
Time Manager
8Kg Sensitive Wash System with Vapour Action
EWF 12821
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The warning triangle and/or the key words (Warning!, Caution!) emphasize
information that is particularly important for your safety or correct functioning
of the appliance.
The information marked with this symbol provides additional instructions and
practical tips on the use of the appliance.
Tips and information about economical and ecological use of the machine are
marked with this symbol.
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we use environmentally friendly paper.
Safety information ..............................
Product description ............................
Control panel .....................................
Use ...................................................
Washing hints ....................................
International wash code symbols ........
Washing program................................
Care and cleaning ..............................
Troubleshooting.......... .......................
Technical data ...................................
Installation ..........................................
Environment concerns ........................
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In the interest of your safety and to
ensure the correct use, before
installing and first using the
appliance, read this user manual
carefully, including its hints and
warnings. To avoid unnecessary
mistakes and accidents, it is
important to ensure that all people
using the appliance are thoroughly
familiar with its operation and safety
features. Save these instructions
and make sure that they remain with
the appliance if it is moved or sold,
so that everyone using it through its
life will be properly informed on
appliance use and safety.
General safety
It is dangerous to alter the
specifications or attempt to modify
this product in anyway.
During high temperature wash
program the door glass may get
hot. Do not touch it!
Make sure that small pets do not
climb into the drum. To avoid this,
please check into the drum before
using the appliance.
Any objects such as coins, safety
pins, nails, screws, stones or any
other hard, sharp material can cause
extensive damage and must not be
placed into the machine.
Only use the advised quantities of
fabric softener and detergent.
Damage to the fabric can ensue if you
overfill. Refer to the manufacturer’s
recommendations of quantities.
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.
Wash small items such as socks,
laces, washable belts etc in a washing
bag or pillow case as it is possible for
such items to slip down between the
tub and the inner drum.
Do not use your washing machine to
wash articles with whalebones,
material without hems or torn material.
Always unplug the appliance and turn
off the water supply after use, clean
and maintenance.
Under no circumstances should you
attempt to repair the machine
yourself. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons may cause
injury or serious malfunctioning.
Contact your local Service Centre.
Always insist on genuine spare parts.
This appliance is heavy. Care should
be taken when moving it.
When unpacking the appliance,
check that it is not damaged. If in
doubt, do not use it and contact the
Service Centre.
All packing and transit bolts must be
removed before use. Serious damage
can occur to the product and to
property if this is not adhered to. See
relevant section in the user manual.
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After having installed the appliance,
check that it is not standing on the inlet
and drain hose and the worktop is not
pressing the electrical supply cable.
If the machine is situated on a
carpeted floor, please adjust the feet
in order to allow air to circulate freely.
Always be sure, that there is no water
leakage from hoses and their
connections after the installation.
Any plumbing work required to install
this appliance should be carried out
by a qualified plumber.
Any electrical work required to install
this appliance should be carried out by
a qualified electrician.
This appliance is intended to be used
in household and similar applications
such as:
- Farm Houses.
- By clients in serviced apartments,
holiday apartments and other
residential type environments.
Only wash fabrics which are designed
to be machine washed. Follow the
instructions on each garment label.
Do not overload the appliance. See the
relevant section in the user manual.
Before washing, ensure that all
pockets are empty and buttons and
zips are fastened. Avoid washing
frayed or torn articles and treat stains
such as paint, ink, rust, and grass
before washing. Underwired bras must
NOT be machine washed.
Garments which have been in contact
with volatile petroleum products
should not be machine washed. If
volatile cleaning fluids are used, care
should be taken to ensure that the
fluid is removed from the garment
before placing in the machine.
Never pull the power supply cable to
remove the plug from the socket;
always take hold of the plug itself.
Never use the washing machine if the
power supply cable, the control
panel, the working surface or the
base are damaged so that the inside
of the washing machine is accessible.
Child safety
This washing machine is not intended
for use by young children or infirm
persons without supervision.
Young children should be supervised
to ensure that they do not play with
the appliance.
The packaging components (e.g. plastic
film, polystyrene) can be dangerous to
children - danger of suffocation! Keep
them out of children’s reach
Keep all detergents in a safe place out
of children’s reach.
Make sure that children or pets do not
climb into the drum. To avoid this the
machine incorporates special feature.
To activate this device, rotate the button
(without pressing it) inside the door
clockwise until the groove is horizontal.
If necessary use a coin.
To disable this device and restore the
possibility of closing the door, rotate
the button anti-clockwise until the
groove is vertical.
rotate the button
(without pressing it)
Vertical: Unblocked
Horizontal: Blocked
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Front Side View
1 Detergent Dispenser Drawer
2 Worktop
3 Control Panel
4 Door Opening Handle
5 Drain Pump
6 Front Feet
Back Side View
7 Water Inlet Hose
8 Drain Hose Support
9 Mains Cable
10 Water Drain Hose
11 Hose Holders
12 Back Feet
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Detergent dispenser drawer
The detergent dispenser is divided into three
compartments. The table of Washing Program shows
which compartment to use.
: this compartment is only used
for washing powder when a program has Prewash
or Stain.
: this compartment is used for
washing powder on all programs.
: this compartment is used for
fabric conditioner and starching agent.
Always add laundry detergents before switching the machine on and keep the dispenser
clean and dry, so that the detergent can be efficiently dispensed from the unit.
Program Selector Dial
Temperature Button
Spin Button
Start/Pause Button
Prewash Button
Time Manager Button
See page 8.
See page 11.
See page 10.
Vapour Button
See page 10.
See page 12.
See page 9.
See page 9.
See page 13.
See page 14.
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First use
Ensure that the electrical and water
connections comply with the
installation instructions.
Load the laundry
Open the door by carefully pulling the
door handle outwards. Place the laundry
in the drum, one item at a time, shaking
them out as much as possible. Close the
Daily use
Measure out the detergent and the
fabric softener
Acoustic signals
The machine is provided of an acoustic
device, which sounds in the following
when selecting a wash programme
when depressing the options buttons
at the end of the cycle
in the event of operating problems
Pull out the dispenser drawer until it
stops. Measure out the amount of
detergent required, pour it into the main
wash compartment
and, if you wish
to carry out the “prewash” phase, pour it
into the compartment marked
If required, pour fabric softener into the
compartment marked
(the amount
used must not exceed the “MAX” mark
in the drawer). Close the drawer gently.
By pressing the “Prewash”and “Vapour”
buttons simultaneously for about 6
seconds, the acoustic signal is
deactivated (except for the events of
operating problems).
By pressing these 2 buttons again, the
acoustic signal is reactivated.
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Select the required program
Sensitive Plus
Turn the program selector dial to the
required program. The buzzer sounds.
The washing machine will propose a
temperature and automatically select
the maximum spin value provided for
the program you have chosen. You can
change these values by operating the
corresponding buttons. The Display
shows the following information about
the selected program proposed:
Spin speed
phase icons making up the program
Soil degree
The green Start/Pause light starts to
, Drain
, Easy Iron
, Rinse
, Hand Wash
, Quick
, Cottons Eco
The selector dial can be turned either
clockwise or anticlockwise. Position “O”
to Reset program / Switching OFF the
At the end of the program the selector
dial must be turned to position “O”, to
switch the machine off.
If you turn the program selector dial to
another program when the machine is
working, the red Start/Pause pilot light
will flash 3 times and the message “Err”
will appear on the display to indicate a
wrong selection. The machine will not
perform the new selected program.
Program Option buttons
The selector dial is divided into following
, Synthetics
Depending on the program, different
functions can be combined. These must
be selected after choosing the desired
program and before depressing the
Start/Pause button.
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Select the Temperature option
Press this button repeatedly to increase
or decrease the temperature. if you want
your laundry to be washed at a
temperature different from the one
proposed by the washing machine.
Maximum temperature are :
90ºC for Cottons
and Cottons
40ºC for Delicates
, Woollens
Hand Wash
and Bedding
and Quick
, Bedding
: 700 rpm;
No spin option eliminates all the spin
phases and increase the number of rinses
for Cottons
, Sensitive Plus
, Easy Iron
, Delicates
, Woollens
, Hand Wash
Silk , Cottons Eco
and Quick
Night Cycle
During the washing cycle the
thermometer is animated.
Select the Spin Speed or
No Spin
or Night Cycle
Rinse Hold
, Hand Wash
: 1000 rpm;
, Easy Iron
: 900 rpm;
No Spin
60ºC for Synthetics
, Sensitive
and Easy Iron
30ºC for Silk
During the spinning phase the spiral is
Maximum speeds are:
, Sensitive Plus
, Spin
, Cottons Eco
: 1250 rpm;
By selecting this option, the machine will
not drain the water of the last rinse, so as
not to wrinkle the laundry. As all spinning
phases are suppressed. This washing
cycle is very quiet, and can be selected at
night or other appropriate times.
This option can be selected with
, Synthetics
, Sensitive
, Delicates
, Silk
Hand Wash
, Woollens
Cottons Eco
and Rinse
Press the Spin button repeatedly to
change the spin speed, if you want your
laundry to be spin at a speed different
from the one proposed by the washing
When the programme has finished the
display shows a “ 0.00 ” flashing. The
door lock icon is still visualized, the
Start/Pause light is off and the door is
locked to indicate that the water must
be emptied out.
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To empty out the water:
Select the Vapour option
turn the program selector dial to “O”.
select the
reduce the spin speed if needed, by
means of the relevant button
depress Start/Pause button
at the end of programme, on the
display is shown the “ 0.00 ” flashing,
door lock icon desappears
and the door can be opened.
Select this option to add approximately
15-40 minutes of tumbling in vapour
during the wash cycle. Vapour helps
open fabric fibers up to allow laundry
additives to release tough stains.
This function can be used for Cottons
, Easy Iron
Cottons Eco
with temperature over
Select the Prewash option
Vapour may not necessarily be visible
inside the drum during a vapour wash
cycle. Vapour is created below the
drum and allowed to naturally rise into
the clothes.
Vapour may not be present during the
entire vapour wash cycle.
Vapour function is more effective with
half load.
At the end of the Vapour cycle the
clothes will be warmer, softer and
detached from the drum.
If Vapour option is selected, rinse
temperatures will be elevated.
If washer is paused during a vapour
wash cycle, the door will remain locked
due to higher temperature in drum.
DO NOT force the door open it will
unlock when the washing machine has
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During a vapour cycle you may notice
vapour exiting from the drain hose of
the washing machine - this is normal
and not cause for alarm.
By pressing the “Spin”and “Prewash”
buttons simultaneously for about 6
seconds untill the extra rinse symbol
is displayed on the screen.
To de-active “Extra Rinse” simply press
the “Spin”and “Prewash” buttons
simultaneously until the extra rinse
symbol “
” in the screen disappears.
Select the Child Lock option
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Select the Start/Pause
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Select the Time Manager
Soil Level
Type of fabric
For heavy soiled
For normal soiled
For daily soiled items
For slightly soiled
For very slightly
soiled items
Super Quick 1)
For items used or
worn for a short time
Refresh 1)
For refreshing items
Super Refresh1)
For refreshing a very
few items only
1) We recommend you to reduce the load sizes (see
Washing programmes table).
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Pay attention to the water level and
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Sorting the laundry
Follow the wash code symbols on each
garment label and the manufacturer’s
washing instructions. Sort the laundry
as follows: whites, coloureds,
synthetics, delicates, woollens.
Button up pillowcases, close zip fasteners, hooks and poppers. Tie any belts or
long tapes.
Remove persistent stains before washing.
Rub particularly soiled areas with a
special detergent or detergent paste.
Treat curtains with special care. Remove
hooks or tie them up in a bag or net.
for normally soiled white
cottons and linen (e.g.
teacloths, towels, tablecloths,
for normally soiled, colourfast
garments (e.g. shirts, night
dresses, pyjamas....) in linen,
cotton or synthetic fibres and
for lightly soiled white cotton
for delicate items (e.g. net
curtains), mixed laundry
including synthetic fibres and
woollens bearing the label
pure new wool, machine
washable, non-shrink.
Before loading the laundry
Never wash whites and coloureds
together. Whites may lose their
“whiteness” in the wash.
New coloured items may run in the first
wash; they should therefore be washed
separately the first time.
Make sure that no metal objects are
left in the laundry (e.g. hair clips,
safety pins, pins).
Maximum loads
Recommended loads are indicated in
the programme charts.General rules:
Cotton, linen:
drum full but not too
tightly packed;
drum no more than
half full;
fabrics and
drum no more than
one third full.
Washing a maximum load makes the
most efficient use of water and energy.
For heavily soiled laundry, reduce the
load size.
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Laundry weights
The following weights are indicative:
quilt cover
pillow case
tea cloth
night dress
ladies’ briefs
man’s work shirt
man’s shirt
man’s pyjamas
men’s underpants
1200 g
100 g
700 g
500 g
200 g
250 g
200 g
100 g
200 g
100 g
600 g
200 g
500 g
100 g
100 g
Removing stains
Stubborn stains may not be removed by
just water and detergent. It is therefore
advisable to treat them prior to washing.
Blood: treat fresh stains with cold
water. For dried stains, soak overnight in
water with a special detergent then rub
in the soap and water.
Oil based paint: moisten with benzine
stain remover, lay the garment on a soft
cloth and dab the stain; treat several
Dried grease stains: moisten with
turpentine, lay the garment on a soft
surface and dab the stain with the
fingertips and a cotton cloth.
Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot water
or a rust removing product used cold.
Be careful with rust stains which are not
recent since the cellulose structure will
already have been damaged and the
fabric tends to hole.
Mould stains: treat with bleach, rinse
well (whites and fast coloureds only).
Grass: soap lightly and treat with bleach
(whites and fast coloureds only).
Ball point pen and glue: moisten with
acetone (*), lay the garment on a soft
cloth and dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone (*) as
above, then treat stains with methylated
spirits. Remove any residual marks from
white fabrics with bleach.
Red wine: soak in water and detergent,
rinse and treat with acetic or citric acid,
then rinse. Treat any residual marks with
Ink: depending on the type of ink,
moisten the fabric first with acetone (*),
then with acetic acid; treat any residual
marks on white fabrics with bleach and
then rinse thoroughly.
Tar stains: first treat with stain remover,
methylated spirits or benzine, then rub
with detergent paste.
(*) do not use acetone on artificial silk.
Detergents and additives
Good washing results also depend on
the choice of detergent and use of the
correct quantities to avoid waste and
protect the environment. Although
biodegradable, detergents contain
substances which, in large quantities,
can upset the delicate balance of
The choice of detergent will depend on
the type of fabric (delicates, woollens,
cottons, etc.), the colour, washing
temperature and degree of soiling.
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Only low suds Front load washer
detergents should be used in this
powder detergents for all types of
powder detergents for delicate fabrics
(60 °C max) and woollens,
liquid detergents, preferably for low
temperature wash program (60 °C
max) for all types of fabric, or special
for woollens only.
The detergent and any additives must be
placed in the appropriate compartments
of the dispenser drawer before starting
the wash program.
If using concentrated powder or liquid
detergents, a program without prewash
must be selected.
Pour liquid detergent into the dispenser
drawer compartment marked
before starting the program.
Any fabric softener or starching additives
must be poured into the compartment
before starting the wash
Follow the product manufacturer’s
recommendations on quantities to use
and do not exceed the MAX mark in
the detergent dispenser drawer.
Quantity of detergent to be
The type and quantity of detergent will
depend on the type of fabric, load size,
degree of soiling and hardness of the
water used.
Water hardness is classified in so-called
“degrees” of hardness.
Information on hardness of the water in
your area can be obtained from the
relevant water supply company, or from
your local authority.
Follow the product manufacturers’
instructions on quantities to use.
Use less detergent if:
you are washing a small load,
the laundry is lightly soiled,
large amounts of foam form during
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International wash code symbols
These symbols appear on fabric labels, in order to help you choose the best way to
treat your laundry.
Energetic wash
95 °C
60 °C
40 °C
30 °C
Do not
at all
Hand wash
Delicate wash
Bl e a ch i n col d wa te r
D o not bl e a ch
Hot iron
max 200 °C
Warm iron
max 150 °C
Lukewarm iron
max 110 °C
Do not iron
Dry cleaning
Dry cleaning
in all solvents
Dry cleaning in
petrol, pure alcohol,
R 111 & R 113
Dry cleaning
in petrol,
pure alcohol
and R 113
Do not
dry clean
On the line
On clothes
Tumble dry
Do not
tumble dry
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Spin Red. /
/ Prewash /
Spin Red. /
/ Prewash /
Spin Red. /
/ Prewash /
Spin Red. /
Prewash /
Spin Red. /
/ Prewash /
Spin Red. /
Spin Red. /
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Spin Red. /
Spin Red. /
Spin Red. /
Spin Red. /
Spin Red. /
Spin Red. /
/ /
Prewash /
VAPOUR option is only available for wash temperatures over 40ºC. To gain
the full benefits of vapour feature, it is recommended a half load of each
fabrics is used.
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External cleaning
You must DISCONNECT the appliance
from the electricity supply, before you can
carry out any cleaning or maintenance
The water we use normally contains lime.
It is a good idea to periodically use a
water softening powder in the machine.
Do this separately from any laundry
washing, and according to the softening
powder manufacturer's instructions. This
will help to prevent the formation of lime
Clean the exterior cabinet of the
appliance with soap and water only, and
then dry thoroughly.
Cleaning the dispenser drawer
The washing powder and additive
dispenser drawer should be cleaned
Remove the drawer by pressing the
catch downwards and by pulling it out.
Flush it out under a tap, to remove any
traces of accumulated powder.
After each wash
Leave the door open for a while. This
helps to prevent mould and stagnant
smells forming inside the appliance.
Keeping the door open after a wash will
also help to preserve the door seal.
Maintenance Wash
With the use of low temperature washes
it is possible to get a build up of residues
inside the drum. We recommend that a
maintenance wash be performed on a
regular basis.
To run a maintenance wash:
The drum should be empty of laundry.
Select the hottest cotton wash
Use a normal measure of detergent,
must be a powder with biological
To aid cleaning, the top part of the
additive compartment should be
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Cleaning the drawer recess
Having removed the drawer, use a small
brush to clean the recess, ensuring that
all washing powder residue is removed
from the upper and lower part of the
Replace the drawer and run the rinse
programme without any clothes in the
Cleaning the pump
The pump should be inspected if
the machine does not empty and/or
the machine makes an unusual noise
during draining due to objects such
as safety pins, coins etc. blocking
the pump.
Proceed as follows:
Disconnect the appliance.
If necessary wait until the water has
cooled down.
Open the pump door.
Place a containfer close to the pump
to collect any spillage.
Pull out the emergency emptying
hose, place it in the container and
remove its cap.
When no more water comes out,
unscrew the pump cover and remove
it. Always keep a rag nearby to dry up
spillage of water when removing the
Remove any objects from the pump
impeller by rotating it.
Put the cap back on the emergency
emptying hose and place the latter
back in its seat.
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Screw the pump cover fully in.
The dangers of freezing
Close the pump door.
If the machine is exposed to temperatures
below 0°C, certain precautions should be
Turn off the water tap.
Unscrew the inlet hose.
Place the end of the emergency
emptying hose and that of the inlet
hose in a bowl placed on the floor
and let water drain out.
Screw the water inlet hose back on
and reposition the emergency
emptying hose after having put the
cap on again.
When you intend to start the machine
up again, make sure that the room
temperature is above 0°C.
Warning !
When the appliance is in use and
depending on the programme selected
there can be hot water in the pump.
Never remove the pump cover during a
wash cycle, always wait until the
appliance has finished the cycle, and is
empty. When replacing the cover,
ensure it is securely retightened so as to
stop leaks and young children being
able to remove it.
Cleaning the water inlet filter
If your water is very hard or contains
traces of lime deposit, the water inlet
filter may become clogged.
It is therefore a good idea to clean it
from time to time.
Turn off the water tap. Unscrew the
water inlet hose. Clean the filter using a
hard bristle brush. Tighten up the inlet
Emergency emptying out
If the water is not discharged, proceed
as follows to empty out the machine:
pull out the plug from the power
close the water tap;
if necessary, wait until the water has
cooled down;
open the pump door;
place a bowl on the floor and place
the end of the emergency emptying
hose into the bowl. Remove its cap.
The water should drain by gravity
into the bowl. When the bowl is full,
put the cap back on the hose. Empty
the bowl. Repeat the procedure until
water stops flowing out;
clean the pump if necessary as
previously described;
replace the emergency emptying hose
in its seat after having plugged it;
screw the pump cover again and
close the door.
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All transit bolts and packing must
be removed before using the
You are advised to keep all transit
devices so that they can be refitted if the
machine ever has to be transported
1. Using a
unscrew and
remove the
two rear
2. Slide out the
two plastic
3. Lay the machine on its back ensuring
that the hoses are not crushed.
Place one of
the polystyrene
angle packings
under the
3. Some models are provided with a
bottom cover that will be found inside
the washing
machine drum.
After ensuring
the polyethylene
bags have been
removed, follow
(1). Locate the bottom cover as
shown in position (A).
(2). Then push the top end to lock to
the bottom of washing machine.
4. Remove the polystyrene base, set the
machine upright and unscrew the
rear screw.
Slide out the
relevant pin.
5. Cover all the
open holes with
the plugs which
you can find in
the bag
containing the
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Install the machine on a flat hard floor.
Make sure that air circulation around the
machine is not impeded by carpets,
rugs etc. Check that the machine does
not touch the wall or cupboard units.
Carefully level by
screwing the
adjustable feet in
or out.
The inlet hose must not be lengthened. If
it is too short and you do not wish to
move the tap, you will have to purchase
a new, longer hose specially designed
for this type of use.
Water drainage
The end of the drain hose can be
positioned in three ways:
Hooked over the edge of a sink using
the plastic hose guide supplied with
the machine.
Never place cardboard, wood or similar
materials under the machine to
compensate for any unevenness in the
Water inlet
Connect the water inlet hose to a tap
with 3/4” BSP thread.
Use the hose supplied with the washing
In this case, make
sure the end
cannot come
unhooked when
the machine is
This could be done by tying it to the tap
with a piece of string or attaching it to
the wall.
The other end of the inlet hose which
connects to the machine can be turned
in any direction.
In a sink drain pipe branch. This
branch must be above the trap so that
the bend is at least 60 cm above the
Simply loosen the fitting, rotate the hose
and retighten the fitting, making sure
there are no water leaks.
Directly into a drain pipe at a height
of not less than 60 cm and not more
than 90 cm.
The end of the drain hose must always
be ventilated, i.e. the inside diameter of
the drain pipe must be larger than the
outside diameter of the drain hose.
The drain hose must not be kinked. Run
it along the floor; only the part near the
drainage point must be raised.
60 cm
90 cm
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For the correct functioning of the
machine the drain hose must remain
hooked on the proper support piece
situated on the top part of back side
of the appliance.
Electrical Connection
This machine is designed to operate
on a 220-240 V, single-phase, 50 Hz
“An incorrect power supply may
void your warranty.”
Check that your domestic electrical
installation can take the maximum load
required (2.0 kW), also taking into
account any other appliances in use.
Connect the machine to an earthed
The manufacturer declines any
responsibility for damage or injury
through failure to comply with the above
safety precaution. Should the appliance
power supply cable need to be
replaced, this should be carried out by
our Service Centre.
When the appliance is installed the
power supply cable must be easily
accessible. If this appliance is supplied
from a cord extension set or electrical
portable outlet device, the cord
extension set or electrical portable
device must be positioned so that it is
not subject to splashing or ingress of
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Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol
are recyclable.
This means that they can be recycled by
disposing of them properly in appropriate
collection containers.
Old machine
Use authorised disposal sites for your
old appliance. Help to keep your country
The symbol
on the product or on
its packaging indicates that this product
may not be treated as household waste.
Instead it shall be handed over to the
applicable collection point for the
recycling of electrical and electronic
By ensuring this product is disposed of
correctly, you will help prevent potential
negative consequences for the
environment and human health, which
could otherwise be caused by
inappropriate waste handling of this
For more detailed information about
recycling of this product, please contact
your local city office, your household
waste disposal service or the shop
where you purchased the product.
Ecological hints
To save water, energy and to help
protect the environment, we recommend
that you follow these tips:
Normally soiled laundry may be
washed without prewashing in order
to save detergent, water and time
(the environment is protected too!).
The machine works more
economically if it is fully loaded.
With adequate pre-treatment, stains
and limited soiling can be removed;
the laundry can then be washed at a
lower temperature.
Measure out detergent according to
the water hardness, the degree of
soiling and the quantity of laundry
being washed.
34 electrolux Warranty
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