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Safety information 2 Washing programmes 16
Safety instructions 3 Drying Programmes 19
Product description 5 Care and cleaning 19
Control panel 6 What to do if… 22
First use 9 Technical data 25
Personalisation 9 Consumption values 26
Daily use 9 Installation 26
Use - Drying 12 Electrical connection 31
Use - Washing & Drying 13 Building in 32
Helpful hints and tips 14 Environment concerns 34
Subject to change without notice.

Before the installation and use of the appliance, carefully read
the supplied instructions. The manufacturer is not responsible
if an incorrect installation and use causes injuries and dam-
ages. Always keep the instructions with the appliance for fu-
ture reference.
Warning! Risk of suffocation, injury or permanent disability.
• Do not let persons, children included, with reduced physical
sensory, reduced mental functions or lack of experience and
knowledge use the appliance. They must have supervision
or instruction for the operation of the appliance by a person
who is responsible for their safety.
• Do not let children play with the appliance.
• Keep all packaging away from children.
• Keep all detergents away from children.
• Keep children and pets away from the appliance door when
it is open.
• If the appliance has a child safety device, we recommend
you activate it.
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• Before maintenance, deactivate the appliance and discon-
nect the mains plug from the mains socket.
• Do not change the specification of this appliance.
• Obey the maximum load volume of 7 kg (refer to the “Pro-
gramme chart” chapter).
• If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the
manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons
in order to avoid a hazard.
• The operating water pressure (minimum and maximum)
must be between 0,5 bar (0,05 MPa) and 8 bar (0,8 MPa)
• The ventilation openings in the base (if applicable) must not
be obstructed by a carpet.
• The appliance is to be connected to the water mains using
the new supplied hose-sets. Old hose sets must not be

• Adjust the feet to have the necessary
INSTALLATION space between the appliance and the
• Remove all the packaging and the transit carpet.
• Keep the transit bolts. When you move Electrical connection
the appliance again you must block the Warning! Risk of fire and electrical
drum. shock.
• Do not install or use a damaged appli-
ance. • The appliance must be earthed.
• Do not install or use the appliance where • Make sure that the electrical information
the temperature is less than 0 °C or on the rating plate agrees with the power
where it is exposed to the weather. supply. If not, contact an electrician.
• Obey the installation instruction supplied • Always use a correctly installed shock-
with the appliance. proof socket.
• Make sure that the floor where you install • Do not use multi-plug adapters and ex-
the appliance is flat, stable, heat resistant tension cables.
and clean. • Make sure not to cause damage to the
• Do not install the appliance where the ap- mains plug and to the mains cable.
pliance door can not be fully opened. Should the appliance power supply cable
• Always be careful when you move the need to be replaced, this must be carried
appliance because it is heavy. Always out by our Service Centre.
wear safety gloves. • Connect the mains plug to the mains
• Make sure that there is air circulation be- socket only at the end of the installation.
tween the appliance and the floor. Make sure that there is access to the
mains plug after the installation.
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• Do not pull the mains cable to disconnect • Wipe away lint that has accumulated
the appliance. Always pull the mains around the appliance.
plug. • Do not dry the damaged items which
• Do not touch the mains cable or the contain padding or fillings .
mains plug with wet hands. • Do not dry items such as foam rubber
• Only for UK and Ireland. The appliance (latex foam), shower caps, waterproof
has a 13 amp mains plug. If it is necessa- textiles and rubber backed articles.
ry to change the fuse in the mains plug, • Before drying items that have been in
use a 13 amp ASTA (BS 1362) fuse. contact with substances such as cooking
• oil, acetone, alcohol , petrol, kerosene,
spot removers, turpentine, waxes and
This appliance complies with the E.E.C. wax removers, wash them in hot water
Directives. with an extra amount of detergent.
• Do not dry items if industrial chemicals
Water connection have been used for cleaning.
• Make sure not to cause damage to the • Make sure that no gas lighters or match-
water hoses. es have been left in the pockets of the
• The appliance is to be connected to the clothing.
water mains using the new supplied • Only dry fabrics which are applicable to
hose-sets. Old hose sets must not be dry in the tumble dryer. Follow the in-
reused. structions on the fabric label.
• Before you connect the appliance to new • Do not dry not washed items in the appli-
pipes or pipes not used for a long time, ance.
let the water flow until it is clean. • If you have washed your laundry with a
• The first time you use the appliance, stain remover start an extra rinse cycle
make sure that there is no leakage. before you start the appliance.
• Plastic items are not heat resistant.
USE – If you use a detergent ball, remove it
Warning! Risk of injury, electrical before you set the drying programme.
shock, fire, burns or damage to the – Do not use a detergent ball when you
appliance. set a non-stop programme.

• Use this appliance in a household only. Warning! Risk of injury or damage to

• Do not change the specification of this the appliance.
appliance. • Do not sit or stand on the open door.
• Do not put flammable products or items • Obey the maximum load volume.
that are wet with flammable products in, • Do not dry dripping wet clothes in the ap-
near or on the appliance. pliance.
• Do not touch the glass of the door while
a programme operates. The glass can be CARE AND CLEANING
• Make sure that you remove all metal ob- Warning! Risk of injury or damage to
jects from the laundry. the appliance.
• The final part of the drying cycle occurs • Do not use water spray and steam to
without heat (cool down cycle) to ensure clean the appliance.
that the items will not be damaged. • Clean the appliance with a moist soft
If you stop the appliance before the end cloth. Only use neutral detergents. Do
of the drying cycle, immediately remove not use abrasive products, abrasive
and spread out all items, so that the heat cleaning pads, solvents or metal objects.
can dissipate.
• If you use detergent, fabric softener or DISPOSAL
similar products, obey the instructions on
the packaging. Warning! Risk of injury or suffocation.
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• Disconnect the appliance from the mains • Remove the door catch to prevent chil-
supply. dren and pets to get closed in the appli-
• Cut off the mains cable and discard it. ance.

Your new appliance meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry
with low water, energy and detergent consumption. Its new washing system allows
total use of detergent and reduces water consumption so saving energy.
1 2 7 8 9

6 10

1 Detergent dispenser drawer 4 Rating Plate

2 Control panel 5 Drain pump
3 Door opening handle 6 Adjustable feet
When you activate this device, you cannot
close the door. This prevents children or
pets to be closed in the drum. To activate
the device, turn it clockwise, until the
groove is horizontal. To deactivate the de-
vice, turn it counter-clockwise, until the
groove is vertical.
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Compartment for detergent used for
prewash and soak phase or for stain re-
mover used during the stain action phase (if
available). The prewash and soak detergent
is added at the beginning of the wash pro-
gramme. The stain remover is added dur-
ing the stain action phase.
Compartment for powder or liquid de-
tergent used for main wash. If using liquid
detergent pour it just before starting the
Compartment for liquid additives (fabric
softener, starch).
Follow the product manufacturer’s recom-
mendations on quantities to use and do not
exceed the «MAX» mark in the detergent
dispenser drawer. Any fabric softener or
starching additives must be poured into the
compartment before starting the wash pro-

Below is a picture of the control panel. It shows the programme selector dial as well as
the buttons, pilot light and the display. These are presented by relevant numbers on
the following pages.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10

1 Programme selector dial 6 Delay Start button

2 Temperature button 7 Display
3 Spin button 8 Start/Pause button
4 Extra Rinse button 9 Door locked light
5 Drying Time button 10 Time Manager buttons
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= Cold Wash = Door locked
= No Spin └ ┘ = Child Lock
= Rinse Hold

PROGRAMME SELECTOR DIAL time you want appears on the display ac-
It allows you to switch the appliance on/off cording to the fabrics (cottons or synthetics)
and/or to select a programme. you have to dry. For Cottons you can select
a drying time from 10 minutes to 250 mi-
TEMPERATURE nutes (4.10). For Synthetics you can select
This button allows you to increase or de- a drying time from 10 minutes to 130 mi-
crease the washing temperature. nutes (2.10). Every time you press this but-
ton the drying time increases by 5 mins.
By pressing this button you can change the DELAY START
spin speed of the selected programme. The programme can be delayed from 30
min - 60 min - 90 min, 2 hours and then by
NO SPIN 1 hour up to a maximum of 20 hours by
By selecting this option, all spinning phases means of this button.
are suppressed and replaced by a drain, so
as not to wrinkle the laundry. Recommen- START PAUSE
ded for extremely delicate fabrics. On some This button allows you to start or to inter-
programmes the rinses will be performed rupt the selected programme.
with more water.
RINSE HOLD The pilot light 9 illuminates when the pro-
By selecting this function the water of the gramme starts and indicates if the door can
last rinse is not emptied out to prevent the be opened:
fabrics from creasing. Before opening the • light on: the door cannot be opened. The
door it will be necessary to empty out the machine in working or has stopped with
water. To empty out the water, please read water left in the tub.
the paragraph «At the end of the pro- • light off: the door can be opened. The
gramme». programme is finished or the water has
been emptied out.
EXTRA RINSE • light flashing: the door is opening
This appliance is designed to save energy.
If it necessary to rinse the laundry using an TIME MANAGER
extra quantity of water (extra rinse), select These buttons allows you to modify the
this option. Some additional rinses will be programme duration automatically pro-
performed. This option is recommended for posed by the appliance.
people who are allergic to detergents, and
in areas where the water is very soft.
If you wish to carry out a timed drying pro-
gramme, press this button until the drying
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The display shows the following informa- integrated red light of button 8 start flash-
tion: ing.
7.1: • End of programme
• Duration of the selected programme When the programme has finished three
After selecting a programme, the duration flashing zeros are displayed, the pilot light
is displayed in hours and minutes (for ex- 9 and the pilot light of button 8 go out
ample 2.05 ). The duration is calculated and the door can be opened.
automatically on the basis of the maxi- 7.2: Washing programme phase icons
mum recommended load for each type of • Wash
fabric. After the programme has started, • Rinses
the time remaining is updated every mi- • Drain
nute. • Spin
• Selected drying time • Dry
After selecting a drying programme, the
By selecting the wash programme, the
drying time is displayed in minutes or in
washing programme phase icons corre-
hours and minutes (e.g. 130 mins =
sponding to the various phases making up
2.10 ). After the programme has started
the programme are shown in the bottom
the time remaining is updated every mi-
part of the display. After having pressed
button 8 only the icon of the running phase
• Delayed start
stays on.
The Selected delay set by pressing the
7.3: Soil degree icons
relevant button appears on the display for
• Intensive
few seconds, then the duration of the se-
lected programme is displayed again. • Normal
• Alarm codes • Daily
In the event of operating problems, some • Light
alarm codes can be displayed, for exam- • Quick
ple E20 (see paragraph «What to do • Super Quick
if...»). • Refresh
• Incorrect option selection • Super Refresh
If an option which is not compatible with When selecting a programme on the dis-
the set wash programme is selected, the play appears an icon indicating the degree
message Err is displayed at the bottom of soiling automatically proposed by the
of the display for a few seconds and the machine.
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7.4: Child safety lock (see «Child Safe-

ty Lock» paragraph).

• Ensure that the electrical and water at the highest temperature without
connections comply with the installa- any laundry in the machine, to re-
tion instructions. move any manufacturing residue
• Ensure that the drum is empty. from the drum and tub. Pour 1/2 a
• Pour 2 liters of water into the main measure of detergent into the main
wash compartment of the deter- wash compartment and start the
gent drawer in order to activate the machine.
ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle

ACOUSTIC SIGNALS dren might be injured by or cause damage
The machine is provided with an acoustic to the appliance. This function remains ena-
device, which sounds in the following ca- bled also when the washing machine is not
ses: working.
• at the end of the cycle There are two different ways to set this op-
• if there is a fault. tion:
By pressing the 4 and 5 buttons simultane- 1. Before pressing button 8: it will be im-
ously for about 6 seconds, the acoustic possible to start the machine.
signal is deactivated (except if there is a 2. After pressing button 8: it will be im-
fault). By pressing these 2 buttons again, possible to change any other pro-
the acoustic signal is reactivated. gramme or option.
To enable or disable this option press si-
CHILD SAFETY LOCK multaneously for about 6 seconds buttons
This device permits you to leave the appli- 5 and 6 until on the display, the icon ap-
ance unattended and not to worry that chil- pears or disappears.

Load the laundry Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops.
Open the door by carefully pulling the door Measure out the amount of detergent re-
handle outwards. Place the laundry in the quired, pour it into the main wash compart-
drum, one item at a time, shaking them out ment or in the appropriate compartment
as much as possible. Close the door. if the selected programme/option it requires
Make sure that no laundry stays between (see more details in «Detergent dispenser
the seal and the door. There is a risk of wa- drawer»).
ter leakage or damage to the laundry.

Measure out the detergent and the fab-

ric softener
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If required, pour fabric softener into the SELECT THE TEMPERATURE BY

compartment marked (the amount used PRESSING BUTTON 2
must not exceed the «MAX» mark in the By selecting a programme, the appliance
drawer). Close the drawer gently. proposes automatically a default tempera-
Press this button repeatedly to increase or
decrease the temperature, if you want your
laundry to be washed at a different temper-
By selecting a programme, the appliance
proposes automatically the maximum spin
speed provided for that programme.
Press button 3 repeatedly to change the
spin speed, if you want your laundry to be
SELECT THE REQUIRED PROGRAMME spun at a different speed. The relevant light
Turn the programme selector dial to the re- SELECT THE AVAILABLE OPTION BY
quired programme. The washing machine PRESSING BUTTONS 3, 4 AND 5
will propose a temperature and automati- Depending on the selected programme, dif-
cally select the maximum spin value provi- ferent functions can be combined before
ded for the programme you have chosen. pressing the button 8. By selecting an op-
You can change these values by operating tion the relevant pilot light illuminates.
the corresponding buttons. The green pilot If an incorrect option is selected, the inte-
light of the button 8 starts to flash. grated red pilot light of the button 8 flashes
The selector dial can be turned either clock- 3 times and the Err message appears on
wise or counterclockwise. Turn to position the display for few seconds.
to reset programme/Switching the ma- For compatibility among the washing
chine off. programmes and the options see
At the end of the programme the selec- chapter «Washing Programmes».
tor dial must be turned to position ,
to switch the machine off. SELECT THE DELAY START BY
Caution! If you turn the programme
selector dial to another programme Before you start the programme, if you wish
when the machine is working, the red to delay the start, press the button 6 re-
pilot light of button 8 will blink 3 times peatedly, to select the desired delay. The
and the message Err is displayed to relevant pilot light goes on.
indicate a wrong selection. The The selected delay time value (up to 20
machine will not perform the new hours) will appear on the display a few sec-
selected programme. onds, then the duration of the programme
will appear again.
PROGRAMME OPTION BUTTONS You must select this option after you have
Depending on the programme, different set the programme and before you press
functions can be combined. These must be button 8.
selected after choosing the desired pro- You can cancel or modify the delay time at
gramme and before pressing the button 8. any moment, before you press button 8.
Selecting the delayed start:
1. Select the programme and the required
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2. Select the delay start by pressing the Soil Level Icon Type of fabric
button 6.
3. Press button 8: Normal For normal soiled
– the machine starts its hourly count-
down. Daily For daily soiled
– The programme will start after the items
selected delay has expired. Light For slightly soiled
Cancelling the delayed start after having items
pressed button 8: Quick For very slightly
1. Set the washing machine to PAUSE by soiled items
pressing button 8. Super Quick For items used or
2. Press button 6 once until the symbol 0’ 1) worn for a short
is displayed time
3. Press button 8 again to start the pro-
gramme. Refresh 1) 2) For refreshing items
Important! The selected delay can be Super Re- 2) For refreshing a very
changed only after selecting the washing fresh1) few items only
programme again. 1) We recommend you to reduce the load sizes (see
The Delay Start can not be selected with Washing programmes table).
DRAIN programme. 2) When you select this option the relevant icon appears
just for a while and then it disappears immediately.
To start the selected programme, press the
button 8, the green pilot light of the button It is possible to change some options be-
8 stops blinking. fore the programme carries them out .
To interrupt a programme which is running, Before you make any change, you must
press the button 8: the green pilot light PAUSE the appliance by pressing the but-
starts blinking. ton 8 (if you wish to change the Time Man-
To restart the programme from the point at ager option, you must cancel the running
which it was interrupted, press the button 8 programme and make your selection
again. If you have chosen a delayed start, again).
the machine will begin the countdown. If an Changing a running programme is possible
incorrect option is selected, the red pilot only by resetting it. Turn the programme se-
light of the button 8 blinks for 3 times the lector dial to and then to the new pro-
message Err is displayed for a few sec- gramme position. Start the new programme
onds. by pressing the button 8 again. The wash-
ing water in the tub will be not emptied out.
By pressing these buttons repeatedly, the Press the button 8 to interrupt a pro-
duration of the washing cycle can be in- gramme which is running, the correspond-
creased or decreased. The soil level icon ing green pilot light starts blinking.
will appear on the display to indicate the Press the button again to restart the pro-
chosen degree of soil. This option is availa- gramme.
ble only with Cotton, Synthetic and Deli-
cate programmes.
Turn the selector dial to to cancel a pro-
Soil Level Icon Type of fabric gramme which is running.
Intensive For heavy soiled You can select now a new programme.
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OPENING THE DOOR If a programme or an option that ends with

After the programme has started (or during water left in the tub has been selected, the
the delay time) the door is locked, if you door remains locked to indicate that the
need to open it, set first the machine to water must be emptied out before opening
PAUSE by pressing the button 8. the door.
After a few minutes the pilot light 9 goes Before you empty out the water, the drum
out and it is possible to open the door. continues to run at regular intervals until the
If this pilot light remains lit, this means that water draining.
the machine is already heating or that the Follow the below instructions to empty out
water level is too high. In any case, do not the water:
try to force the door! 1. Turn the programme selector dial to O.
If you cannot open the door but you need 2. Select the draining or spinning pro-
to open it you have to switch the machine gramme.
off by turning the selector dial to O. After a 3. Reduce the spin speed if needed, by
few minutes the door can be opened (pay pressing the relevant button.
attention to the water level and temper- 4. Press button 8.
ature!). At the end of the programme, the door is
After closing the door, it is necessary to se- released and can be opened. Turn the pro-
lect the programme and options again and gramme selector dial to O to switch the
to press button 8. machine off.
Remove the laundry from the drum and
AT THE END OF THE PROGRAMME carefully check that the drum is empty. If
The machine stops automatically. Three you do not intend to carry out another
blinking 0.00 appear on the display and the wash, close the water tap. Leave the door
pilot light of button 8 goes off. Some open to prevent the formation of mildew
acoustic signals sound. and unpleasant smells.

Stand by : once the programme has finish- the display is reduced. By pressing any but-
ed after a few minutes the energy saving ton the appliance will come out of the ener-
system will be enabled. The brightness of gy saving status.

DRYING ONLY 3. Select the drying programme for Cot-
tons or Synthetic in the Drying sector of
Warning! the programme selector dial.
4. Set the timed drying: press the button
The recommended load size is 3 kg for cot- 5 until the time you want appears on
tons and line and 2 kg for synthetic items. the display (see the «Drying Pro-
It is also possible to dry up to 4 kg of gramme» table). Every time you press
cotton items (see the «Drying Pro- this button the drying time increases by
gramme » table). 5 minutes.
Warning! The programme time will automatically
increase by some minutes.
The water tap must be open and the 5. Press button 8 to start the programme.
drain hose must be positioned in the The time remaining is updated every
sink or connected to the drain pipe. minute.
1. Load the laundry.
2. Select a spin cycle at the maximum
spin speed allowed for the type of laun-
dry in order to obtain the best drying
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6. At the end of the programme, the buz- 8. Remove the laundry from the drum.
zer sounds. Three blinking «0.00» zeros Note!
appear on the display. The different type of cottons (towelling,
During the last minutes of the drying sheets, shirts, and so on) or any laundry
cycle the appliance performs an anti- items rolling up during the spinning phase
crease phase. Through this time the may result in partial dryness. In the excep-
door is locked. The door locked light is tional case that at the end of the cycle the
on. The display shows three flashing laundry remains slightly wet, we suggest
zeros «0.00». that you unfold the rolled up items, redis-
tribute them evenly in the drum and select
If you wish to open the door before or an additional drying cycle of 20-30 minutes.
during the anti-crease phase or to in-
terrupt it, press any button or turn the If you set only 10 minutes of drying
programme selector dial to any pro- phase, the appliance performs only a
gramme position (except O). cooling phase.
7. Turn the selector dial to the O position
to switch the machine off.


NON-STOP PROGRAMME - WASHING 4. Set the drying time by pressing button
AND TIMED DRYING 5. The display shows the whole dura-
The recommended load size is 3 kg for cot- tion of the washing and the set drying
ton and 2 kg for synthetic. cycle.
It is also possible to dry up to 4 kg of If you set a washing programme and
cotton items (see the «Drying Pro- only 10 minutes of drying cycle, the to-
gramme » table). tal duration displayed includes also the
unrolling and the cooling phase.
Caution! Do not use a dosing 5. Start the programme by pressing but-
device/ball when carrying out a ton 8. The time remaining is updated
washing and drying programme. every minute on the display.
6. At the end of the programme turn the
1. Load the laundry and add detergent selector dial to the O position to switch
and fabric softener. the machine off and remove the laun-
2. Switch the machine on by turning the dry.
selector dial to the set washing pro-
3. Select the required options by pressing
the relevant buttons.
If possible, do not select a spin
speed lower than that proposed by
the appliance to avoid too long a
drying time therefore saving ener-
In any case the reduction of the spin
speed is only possible after selecting
The lowest values you can select are
900 r.p.m. for cottons and synthetics
and 700 r.p.m. for delicate fabrics.
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FLUFF IN THE GARMENTS (new sponge, wool, sweatshirt especially)

During the WASHING AND/OR DRYING and vice versa.
PHASE, certain types of fabric, as sponge- • To air-dry this type of fabrics when they
cloth, wool, sweatshirt, could release fluff. are washed the first time.
The released fluff could stick to the fabrics • To clean the filter.
during the next cycle. • Perform one or more rinse cycles to
This drawback increases with technical fab- wash the drum between the washing and
rics. drying of fabrics with different colors.
To prevent the lint in your clothes, it is rec- • After the drying phase, thoroughly clean
ommended: the empty drum, the gasket and the door
• To do not wash dark fabrics after you with a wet rag.
washed and dried light colored fabrics


SORTING OUT THE LAUNDRY Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot water or a
Follow the wash code symbols on each rust removing product used cold. Be careful
garment label and the manufacturer’s with rust stains which are not recent since
washing instructions. Sort the laundry as the cellulose structure will already have
follows: whites, coloureds, synthetics, deli- been damaged and the fabric tends to hole.
cates, woollens. Mould stains: treat with bleach, rinse well
(whites and fast coloureds only).
BEFORE LOADING THE LAUNDRY Grass: soap lightly and treat with bleach
Never wash whites and coloureds together. (whites and fast coloureds only).
Whites may lose their «whiteness» in the Ball point pen and glue: moisten with
wash. acetone1), lay the garment on a soft cloth
New coloured items may run in the first and dab the stain.
wash; they should therefore be washed Lipstick: moisten with acetone as above,
separately the first time. then treat stains with methylated spirits.
Button up pillowcases, close zip fasteners, Treat any residual marks with bleach.
hooks and poppers. Tie any belts or long Red wine: soak in water and detergent,
tapes. rinse and treat with acetic or citric acid,
Remove persistent stains before washing. then rinse. Treat any residual marks with
Rub particularly soiled areas with a special bleach.
detergent or detergent paste. Ink: depending on the type of ink, moisten
Treat curtains with special care. Remove the fabric first with acetone1), then with
hooks or tie them up in a bag or net. acetic acid; treat any residual marks on
white fabrics with bleach and then rinse
Stubborn stains may not be removed by Tar stains: first treat with stain remover,
just water and detergent. It is therefore ad- methylated spirits or benzine, then rub with
visable to treat them prior to washing. detergent paste.
Blood: treat fresh stains with cold water.
For dried stains, soak overnight in water DETERGENTS AND ADDITIVES
with a special detergent then rub in the Good washing results also depend on the
soap and water. choice of detergent and use of the correct
Oil based paint: moisten with benzine quantities to avoid waste and protect the
stain remover, lay the garment on a soft environment.
cloth and dab the stain; treat several times. Although biodegradable, detergents contain
Dried grease stains: moisten with turpen- substances which, in large quantities, can
tine, lay the garment on a soft surface and upset the delicate balance of nature.
dab the stain with the fingertips and a cot- The choice of detergent will depend on the
ton cloth. type of fabric (delicates, woollens, cottons,
1) do not use acetone on artificial silk
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etc.), the colour, washing temperature and gree of soiling and hardness of the water
degree of soiling. used.
All commonly available washing machine Follow the product manufacturers’ instruc-
detergents may be used in this appliance: tions on quantities to use.
• powder detergents for all types of fabric Use less detergent if:
• powder detergents for delicate fabrics • you are washing a small load
(60°C max) and woollens • the laundry is lightly soiled
• liquid detergents, preferably for low tem- • large amounts of foam form during wash-
perature wash programmes (60°C max) ing.
for all types of fabric, or special for wool-
The detergent and any additives must be Water hardness is classified in so-called
placed in the appropriate compartments of “degrees” of hardness. Information on hard-
the dispenser drawer before starting the ness of the water in your area can be ob-
wash programme. tained from the relevant water supply com-
If using liquid detergents, a programme pany, or from your local authority. If the wa-
without prewash must be selected. ter hardness degree is medium or high we
Your appliance incorporates a recirculation suggest you to add a water softener follow-
system which allows an optimal use of the ing always the manufacturer’s instructions.
concentrated detergent. When the degree of hardness is soft, read-
Follow the product manufacturer’s recom- just the quantity of the detergent.
mendations on quantities to use and do
not exceed the «MAX» mark in the de-
tergent dispenser drawer.
The type and quantity of detergent will de-
pend on the type of fabric, load size, de-

PREPARING THE DRYING CYCLE • Avoid drying dark clothes with light col-
As a dryer, the appliance works on the con- oured fluffy items such as towels as
densation principle. these can attract the fluff.
Therefore, the water tap must be open • Remove the laundry when the appliance
and the drain hose must drain water in- has finished drying.
to a sink or into the drain pipe, even • To avoid a static charge when drying is
during the drying cycle. completed, use either a fabric softener
Attention! when you are washing the laundry or a
Before starting the drying programme, re- fabric conditioner specifically for tumble
duce the loads of washed laundry, in order dryers.
to obtain good performances. • Garments padded with foam-rubber or
materials similar to foam-rubber must not
LAUNDRY NOT SUITABLE FOR be machine dried; they represent a fire
DRYING hazard.
• Particularly delicate items such as syn- • Also, fabrics containing residue of setting
thetic curtains, woollen and silk, gar- lotions or hair sprays, nail solvents or
ments with metal inserts, nylon stock- similar solutions must not be machine
ings, bulky garments such as anoraks, dried in order to avoid the formation of
bed covers, quilts, sleeping bags and du- harmful vapours.
vets must not be machine dried. The detergent and any additives must be
placed in the appropriate compartments of
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the dispenser drawer before starting the • speed of the final spin
wash programme. • dryness degree required (iron dry, store
If using liquid detergents, a programme dry)
without prewash must be selected. • type of laundry
Your appliance incorporates a re-circulation • weight of the load size .
system which allows an optimal use of the The average drying time for a timed drying
concentrated detergent. are indicated in the «Drying programmes»
Follow the product manufacturer’s recom- chapter. The experience will help you to dry
mendations on quantities to use and do your laundry in a more suitable way, ac-
not exceed the «MAX» mark in the de- cording to the different fabrics. Take note of
tergent dispenser drawer. the duration drying time of the already per-
formed cycles.
For drying, follow the indications given on ADDITIONAL DRYING
the manufacturer’s labels: If the laundry is still damp at the end of the
• = May be tumble dried drying programme, select a short drying cy-
• = Drying at high temperature cle again.
• = Drying at reduced temperature Warning! Do not over dry the
• = Do not tumble dry. laundry in order to avoid creasing
of fabrics or garment’s shrinking.
The drying time may vary depending on:

Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature gent
- Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maxi- Options Com-
mum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry part-
Cottons SPIN
90° - 30° NO SPIN
Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Spin at the maximum speed EXTRA RINSE
Max. load 7 kg - Reduced load 3 kg TIME MANAGER1)
White and coloured cotton (normally soiled items).
Cottons + Prewash SPIN 2)
90° - 30° NO SPIN
Prewash - Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Spin at the maximum speed EXTRA RINSE
Max. load 7 kg - Reduced load 3 kg TIME MANAGER1)
White or coloured cottons with prewash phase (heavily
soiled items).
Synthetics SPIN
60° - 30° NO SPIN
Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm EXTRA RINSE
Max. load 3 kg - Reduced load 1.5 kg TIME MANAGER1)
Synthetic or mixed fabrics: underwear, coloured gar-
ments, non-shrink shirts, blouses.
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature gent
- Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maxi- Options Com-
mum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry part-
Delicates NO SPIN
40° - 30° RINSE HOLD
Main wash - Rinses EXTRA RINSE
Maximum spin speed at 700 rpm TIME MANAGER1)
Max. load kg 3 - Reduced load kg 1.5
Delicate fabrics: acrylics, viscose, polyester.
Easy Iron SPIN
60° - 30° NO SPIN
Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm EXTRA RINSE
Max. load kg 1.5
Selecting this programme the laundry is gently washed
and spun to avoid any creasing. In this way ironing is eas-
ier. Furthermore the machine will perform additional rin-
Drain and long spin
Maximum spin speed at the maximum speed
Max. load 7 kg
Separate spin for hand washed garments and after pro-
grammes with the option selected, that ends with water
left in the tub. You can choose the spin speed by press-
ing the relevant button to adapt it to the fabrics to be
Draining of water
Max. load 7 kg
For emptying out the water of the last rinse in pro-
grammes with the option selected, that ends with water
left in the tub.
Rinses SPIN
Spin at the maximum speed RINSE HOLD
Max. load 7 kg EXTRA RINSE
With this programme it is possible to rinse and spin cot-
ton garments which have been washed by hand. The ma-
chine performs 3 rinses, followed by a final long spin. The
spin speed can be reduced.
Main wash - Rinses
Maximum spin speed at 700 rpm
Max. load 1 kg
Delicate washing programme suitable for silk and mixed
synthetic items.
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Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature gent
- Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maxi- Options Com-
mum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry part-
Handwash SPIN
40° - 30° NO SPIN
Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm
Max. load 2 kg
Special programme for delicate fabrics with «hand wash-
ing» care symbol.
40° - 30° NO SPIN
Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm
Max. load 2 kg
Washing programme for machine washable wool as well
as for hand washable woollens and delicate fabrics.
Note! A single or bulky item may cause imbalance. If the
appliance doesn’t perform the final spin phase, add more
items, redistribute the load manually and then select the
spinning programme.
Cottons Economy SPIN
90° - 40° NO SPIN
Main wash - Rinses RINSE HOLD
Spin at the maximum speed EXTRA RINSE
Max. load 7 kg
White and fast coloured cotton.
This programme can be selected for slightly or normally
soiled cotton items. The temperature will decrease and
the washing time will be extended. This allows to obtain a
good washing efficiency so saving energy.
For cancelling the programme which is running or to switch the machine off .
Drying - Synthetics
Drying synthetic programme. It can be used with timed drying or with automatic drying (dryness de-
gree: cupboard dry, iron dry).
Drying - Cottons
Drying synthetic programme. It can be used with timed drying or with automatic drying (dryness de-
gree: cupboard dry, iron dry).
1) If you select the Super Quick option with Time Manager buttons, we recommend that you reduce the maximum
load as indicated in this chart. Full loading is possible however with somewhat reduced cleaning results.
2) If using liquid detergents, a programme without PREWASH must be selected.
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Degree of Drying Type of Fabric Max Load Spin Speed drying time
in Mins
1400 110-120
Cotton and linen 4 kg 75-85
Ideal for towelling materials (bathrobes, bath 3 kg
towels, etc) 1.5 kg 170-190
1200 120-130
1400 100-110
Cotton and linen 4 kg 65-75
Suitable for items to put
(bathrobes, bath 3 kg
away without ironing 160-180
towels, etc) 1.5 kg
1200 110-120
Suitable for items to put Synthetics and 2 kg 100-110
away without ironing mixed fabrics 1 kg 60-70
1400 80-90
Cotton and linen 4 kg 50-60
Suitable for ironing (sheets, tablecloths, 3 kg
shirts, etc.) 1.5 kg 130-150
1200 90-100

In compliance with EC directive EN 50229 the cotton reference programme for the
data entered in the Energy Label must be tested dividing the maximum washing load
by two equal parts and drying with DRYING TIME each of them.


Warning! You must disconnect the MAINTENANCE WASH
appliance from the electricity supply, With the use of low temperature washes it
before you can carry out any cleaning is possible to get a build up of residues in-
or maintenance work. side the drum.
We recommend that a maintenance wash
DESCALING be performed on a regular basis.
The water we use normally contains lime. It To run a maintenance wash:
is a good idea to periodically use a water • The drum should be empty of laundry.
softening powder in the machine. Do this • Select the hottest cotton wash pro-
separately from any laundry washing, and gramme.
according to the softening powder manu- • Use a normal measure of detergent,
facturer's instructions. This will help to pre- must be a powder with biological proper-
vent the formation of lime deposits. ties.
Leave the door open for a while. This helps Clean the exterior cabinet of the appliance
to prevent mould and stagnant smells form- with soap and water only, and then dry
ing inside the appliance. Keeping the door thoroughly.
open after a wash will also help to preserve
the door seal.
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Important! Do not use methylated spirits, WASHING DRUM

solvents or similar products to clean the Rust deposits in the drum may occur due
cabinet. to rusting foreign bodies in the washing or
tap water containing iron.
The detergent dispenser drawer should be Important! Do not clean the drum with
cleaned regularly. acidic descaling agents, scouring agents
The washing powder and additive dispens- containing chlorine or iron or steel wool.
er drawer should be cleaned regularly. 1. Remove any rust deposits on the drum
Remove the drawer by pressing the catch with a cleaning agent for stainless steel.
downwards and by pulling it out. 2. Run a washing cycle without any wash-
ing to clean off any cleaning agent resi-
1 dues.
Programme: Short Cotton Programme
at maximum temperature and add ap-
prox. 1/4 measuring cup of detergent.
Check from time to time the door seal and
eliminate eventual possible objects that
could be trapped in the fold.

Flush it out under a tap, to remove any

traces of accumulated powder.
To aid cleaning, the top part of the additive
compartment should be removed. Clean all
parts with water.

The pump should be inspected regularly
and particularly if:
• the appliance does not empty and/or
• the appliance makes an unusual noise
during draining due to objects such as
safety pins, coins etc. blocking the
• a problem with water draining is detected
(see chapter “What to do if...” for more
Clean the chamber of dispenser drawer details).
with a brush.
Warning! Before unscrewing the pump
cover, switch the appliance off and
remove the mains plug from the
Proceed as follows:
1. Unplug the appliance.
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2. If it is necessary, wait until the water 6. Remove foreign bodies and fluff from
has cooled down. the filter seat and from the pump impel-
Check carefully whether the pump im-
peller rotates (it rotates jerkily). If it
A doesn’t rotate, please contact your
Service Centre.

3. Place a container close to the pump to

collect any spillage.
4. Release the emergency emptying hose
(B), place it in the container and re-
move its cap cover

5. When no more water comes out, un-

screw the pump cover (A) by turning it
anti-clockwise and remove the filter.
Use pliers, if necessary. Always keep a 7. Put the cap back on the emergency
rag nearby to dry up any water spill- emptying hose and place the latter
ages when removing the cover. back in its seat.
Clean the filter under a tap, to remove 8. Replace the filter into the pump by in-
any traces of fluff. serting it correctly into the special
guides. Screw the pump cover firmly by
turning it clockwise.

2 2


When the appliance is in use and depend-

ing on the programme selected there can
be hot water in the pump.
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Never remove the pump cover during a 8. Turn on the water tap.
wash cycle, always wait until the appliance
has finished the cycle, and is empty. When FROST PRECAUTIONS
refitting the pump cover, ensure it is se- If the machine is installed in a place where
curely retightened so as to stop leaks and the temperature could drop below 0°C,
young children being able to remove it. proceed as follows:
1. Turn off the water tap.
CLEANING THE WATER INLET 2. Unscrew the inlet hose.
FILTERS 3. Place the end of the emergency empty-
If you notice that the machine is taking lon- ing hose and that of the inlet hose in a
ger to fill, check that the filter in the water bowl placed on the floor and let water
inlet hose is not blocked. drain out.
1. Turn off the water tap. 4. Screw the water inlet hose back on and
2. Unscrew the water inlet hose. reposition the emergency emptying
3. Clean the filter in the hose using a hard hose after having put the cap on again.
bristle brush. 5. When you intend to start the machine
up again, make sure that the room
temperature is above 0°C.
If the water is not discharged, proceed as
follows to empty out the machine:
1. pull out the plug from the power sock-
2. close the water tap;
3. if necessary, wait until the water has
4. Screw the hose back onto the tap. cooled down;
5. Unscrew the hose from the machine. 4. place a bowl on the floor and place the
Keep a rug nearby because some wa- end of the emergency emptying hose
ter may flow. into the bowl. Remove its cap. The wa-
6. Clean the filter in the valve with a stiff ter should drain by gravity into the
brush or with the piece of cloth. bowl. When the bowl is full, put the cap
back on the hose. Empty the bowl. Re-
peat the procedure until water stops
flowing out;
5. clean the pump if necessary as previ-
ously described;
6. replace the emergency emptying hose
in its seat after having plugged it;
7. screw the pump again.

7. Screw the hose back to the machine

and make sure the connection is tight.

Certain problems are due to lack of simple the following alarm codes appears on the
maintenance or oversights, which can be display and some acoustic signals sound
solved easily without calling out an engi- every 20 seconds to indicate that the ma-
neer. Before contacting your local Service chine is not working:
Centre, please carry out the checks listed • : problem with the water supply.
below. • : problem with the water draining.
During machine operation it is possible that • : door open.
the red pilot light of button 8 blinks, one of
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Once the problem has been eliminated, gramme. If after all checks, the problem
press the button 8 to restart the pro- persists, contact your local Service Centre.
Problem Possible cause/Solution
The door has not been closed. E40
• Close the door firmly.
The plug is not properly inserted in the power socket.
• Insert the plug into the power socket.
There is no power at the socket.
• Please check your domestic electrical installation.
The main fuse has blown.
The washing machine does • Replace the fuse.
not start: The selector dial is not correctly positioned and the button 8 has
not been pressed.
• Please turn the selector dial and press the button 8 again.
The delay start has been selected.
• If the laundry are to be washed immediately, cancel the delay
The Child Safety Lock has been activated.
• Deactivate the Child Safety Lock.
The water tap is closed. E10
• Open the water tap.
The inlet hose is squashed or kinked. E10
• Check the inlet hose connection.
The machine does not fill:
The filter in the inlet hose is blocked. E10
• Clean the water inlet hose filter.
The door is not properly closed. E40
• Close the door firmly.
The machine fills then emp- The end of the drain hose is too low.
ties immediately: • Refer to relevant paragraph in «water drainage» section.
The drain hose is squashed or kinked. E20
• Check the drain hose connection.
The drain filter is clogged. E20
The machine does not • Clean the drain filter.
empty and/or does not An option or a programme that ends with the water still in the tub
spin: or that eliminates all the spinning phases has been selected.
• Select the draining or spinning programme.
The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent (creates too much
foam) has been used.
• Reduce the detergent quantity or use another one.
Check whether there are any leaks from one of the inlet hose fit-
tings. It is not always easy to see this as the water runs down the
hose; check to see if it is damp.
There is water on the floor: • Check the water inlet hose connection.
The drain or inlet hose is damaged.
• Replace it with a new one.
The cap on the emergency emptying hose has not been replaced
or the filter has not been properly screwed in after cleaning action.
• Refit the cap on the emergency emptying hose or screw the fil-
ter fully in.
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Problem Possible cause/Solution

Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has been used.
• Increase the detergent quantity or use another one.
Stubborn stains have not been treated prior to washing.
Unsatisfactory washing re- • Use commercial products to treat the stubborn stains.
sults: The correct temperature was not selected.
• Check if you have selected the correct temperature.
Excessive laundry load.
• Reduce the laundry load.
The programme is still running.
• Wait the end of washing cycle.
The door lock has not been released.
The door will not open:
• Wait for some minutes until the door lock is released.
There is water in the drum.
• Select drain or spin programme to empty out the water.
The transit bolts and packing have not been removed.
• Check the correct installation of the appliance.
The support feet have not been adjusted.
The machine vibrates is • Check the correct levelling of the appliance.
noisy: The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Redistribute the laundry.
Maybe there is very little laundry in the drum.
• Load more laundry.
The electronic unbalance detection device has cut in because the
laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum. The laundry is redis-
tributed by reverse rotation of the drum. This may happen several
times before the unbalance disappears and normal spinning can
resume. If, after 10 minutes, the laundry is still not evenly distrib-
Spinning starts late or the
uted in the drum, the machine will not spin. In this case, redistrib-
machine does not spin:
ute the load manually and select the spin programme.
• Redistribute the laundry.
The load is too small.
• Add more items, redistribute the load manually and then select
the spinning programme.
The machine is fitted with a type of motor which makes an unusual
The machine makes an un- noise compared with other traditional motors. This new motor en-
usual noise: sures a softer start and more even distribution of the laundry in the
drum when spinning, as well as increased stability of the machine.
No water is visible in the Machines based on modern technology operate very economically
drum: using very little water without affecting performance.
The drying time or the dryness degree has not been selected.
• Select the drying time or the dryness degree.
The water tap is not turned on E10.
• Open the water tap.
The drain filter is clogged E20.
The machine does not dry • Clean the drain filter.
or does not dry properly: The machine is overloaded.
• Reduce the laundry load in the drum.
The selected drying programme, time or dryness degree was not
suitable for the laundry.
• Select the suitable drying programme, time or dryness degree
for the laundry.
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Problem Possible cause/Solution

The fabrics washed in the previous cycle released fluff of a differ-
ent color (refer to “Fluff in the garments” in chapter “Use - Washing
& Drying”).
• The drying phase helps to eliminate some fluff.
• Clean the clothes with a fluff remover.
In case of an excessive amount of fluff in the drum repeat
The laundry is full of differ- the following procedure twice:
ent colored fluff: • Thoroughly clean the empty drum, the gasket and the door with
a wet rag.
• Perform a rinse cycle.
• Put a wool or piled fabric rag inside the drum.
• Perform a drying cycle of 10 minutes.
• Remove the old wool cloth.
Now you can wash other garments.

If you are unable to identify or solve the

problem, contact our service centre. Before
telephoning, make a note of the model, se- Mod. ... ... ...
rial number and purchase date of your ma- Prod. No. ... ... ...
Ser. No. ...
chine: the Service Centre will require this

Dimensions Width 60 cm
Height 82 cm
Depth 54 cm
Electrical connection Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating
Voltage - Overall power - Fuse plate, on the inner edge of the appliance door.
Water Supply Pressure Minimum 0,05 MPa
Maximum 0,8 MPa
Maximum Load Cotton 7 kg
Maximum Dry Load Cotton 3 Kg
Cotton Big Capacity 4 Kg
Synthetic 2 Kg
Spin Speed Maximum 1400 rpm (EWX 147410 W)
1200 rpm (EWX 127410 W)
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Programme Energy consumption Water consumption Programme duration
(KWh) (litres) (Minutes)
Cottons 60° 1.35 67 For the duration of
Cotton Energy Saving 1.05 49 the programmes,
please refer to the
Programme 60° 1) display on the con-
Cottons 40° 0.85 67 trol panel.
Synthetics 40° 0.55 42
Delicates 40° 0.55 63
Wool/ Handwash 30° 0.25 55
1) «Cotton Energy Saving programme » at 60°C with a load of 7 kg is the reference programme for the data entered
in the energy label, in compliance with EEC 92/75 standards.

The consumption data shown on this chart is to be considered purely indicative, as it

may vary depending on the quantity and type of laundry, on the inlet water tempera-
ture and on the ambient temperature.

UNPACKING 2. Remove the power supply cable and
All transit bolts and packing must be re- the draining hose from the hose holders
moved before using the appliance. on the rear of the appliance.
You are advised to keep all transit devices
so that they can be refitted if the machine
ever has to be transported again.
1. After removing all the packaging, care-
fully lay machine on it’s back to remove
the polystyrene base from the bottom.

3. Unscrew the three bolts.

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4. Slide out the relevant plastic spacers.

Accurate levelling prevents vibration, noise

and displacement of the machine during
5. Fill the smaller upper hole and the two
large ones with the corresponding plas- Caution! Never place cardboard,
tic plug caps supplied in the bag con- wood or similar materials under the
taining the instruction booklet. machine to compensate for any
unevenness in the floor. After having
levelled the appliance, tighten the lock


POSITIONING Suspended wooden floors are particularly
Install the machine on a flat hard floor. susceptible to vibration.
Make sure that air circulation around the To help prevent vibration we recommend
machine is not impeded by carpets, rugs you place a waterproof wood panel, at least
etc. Check that the machine does not 15 mm thick under the appliance, secured
touch the wall or other kitchen units. Level to at least 2 floor beams with screws, the
the washing machine by raising or lowering wood panel must extend beyond the front
the feet. The feet may be tight to adjust as feet.
they incorporate a self locking nut, but the If possible install the appliance in one of the
machine MUST be level and stable. If nec- corners of the room, where the floor is
essary, check the setting with a spirit level. more stable.
Any necessary adjustment can be made
with a spanner. WATER INLET
An inlet hose is supplied and can been
found inside the machine drum. Do not use
the hose from your previous machine to
connect to the water supply.
Important! This appliance must be con-
nected to a cold water supply.
1. Open the porthole and extract the inlet
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2. Connect the hose with the angled con-

nection to the machine. Do not place
the inlet hose downwards. Angle the
hose to the left or right depending on
the position of your water tap.

Warning! Installation should
comply with local water authority
and building regulations’
3. Set the hose correctly by loosening the requirements.
ring nut. After positioning the inlet hose, The appliance must be connected
be sure to tighten the ring nut again to to a cold water supply.
prevent leaks. A minimum water pressure of 0.05
4. Connect the hose to a tap with a 3/4” MPa (0.5 bar) is required for safe oper-
thread. Always use the hose supplied ation of the appliance.
with the appliance. If you cannot make the cold water con-
nection direct from the rising mains,
you may be able to operate the appli-
ance from your cold water storage sys-
There should be a minimum vertical
distance of 5.02 m (16.5 ft) between
the appliance’s inlet and the bottom of
the water storage tank.
This appliance is designed to be perma-
nently plumbed into your home's drainage
system using one of the following methods.
1. Into a drainage standpipe
Firstly form a hook in the end of the drain
The inlet hose must not be lengthened. If it hose using the “U” piece” supplied.
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.
The inlet hose is provided with a water stop
device, which protects against damage “U” piece
caused by water leaks in the hose which supplied
could develop due to natural ageing of the
hose. This fault is shown by a red sector in
the window «A». Should this occur, turn the Place the drain hose into your standpipe,
water tap off and refer to your Service Cen- which should have an internal diameter of
tre to replace the hose. approximately 38 mm thus ensuring there is
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an air break between the drain hose and


38 mm (½”)

30 cm (12”)
When discharging into a standpipe ensure than 90 cm (35.4'') and no less than 60 cm
that the top of the standpipe is no more (23.6'') above floor level.

3 pin

Min. 90 cm (35.4”)
Min. 60 cm (23.6”)

The drain hose may be extended to a maxi-

mum of 4 metres. An additional drain hose
and joining piece is available from your local
Service Force Centre. The joining piece
must have an internal diameter of 18 mm.
If your drain hose looks like this (see below)
you do not require the “U” piece”. Just
push the hose firmly in to the standpipe.
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Use the plastic “U - Piece” supplied.


2. Onto a sink outlet spigot.

If the outlet spigot has not been used be-
fore, remove any blanking plug that may be
in place.
Important! Before connecting up the
machine to new pipework or to pipework
that has not been used for some time, run
off a reasonable amount of water to flush
out any debris that may have collected in
the pipes.
The appliance should be connected to the
FOUL drainage system, the water will then
be taken to a sewage works for treatment
before being discharged safely into a river.
It is essential that these appliances are not
connected to the surface water drainage
system as this water is discharged directly
Push the drain hose onto the spigot and into a river or stream and may cause pollu-
secure with a clip, ensure a loop is formed tion.
in the drain hose (see diagram) to prevent If you require any further advice please con-
waste from the sink entering the appliance. tact your local water authority.
If you intend to drain the hose from the ma-
chine into a sink, make sure that the sink is
empty and the plug hole is not blocked.
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Information on the electrical connection is Connect the machine to an earthed
given on the rating plate on the inner edge socket.
of the appliance door.
Check that your domestic electrical installa- Warning! The appliance is supplied
tion can take the maximum load required, with a 13amp plug fitted. In the event
also taking into account any other applian- of having to change the fuse in the plug
ces in use. supplied, a 13amp ASTA approved
(BS1363/A) fuse must be used.
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The manufacturer does not accept MUST be carried out by a Service

any responsibility for damage or Centre.
injury through failure to comply
with the above safety precaution. The power supply cable must be
easily accessible after installing the
Should the appliance power supply machine.
cable need to be replaced, this

OVERVIEW The dimensions of the door should be:
This appliance has been designed to be - width 595-598 mm
built into the kitchen furniture. The recess - thickness 16-22 mm
should have the dimensions shown in Fig. The height X depends on the height of the
1. adjacent furniture's base (Fig. 3).
Fig. 1 Fig. 3
600 mm 16-22 mm

min. 596 mm
560 mm 555 mm
Ø 35 mm
min. 416
820 mm mm

818 mm
75 mm
14 mm 22±1,5 mm

60 mm 170 mm 595-598 mm
100 mm

When installing the appliance into the b) Hinges

kitchen furniture ensure, if possible, the To mount the hinges it is necessary to drill
hoses are placed in either of the two two holes (dia. 35 mm, depth 12.5-14 mm
recesses on the back of the appliance. depending on the depth of door furniture)
This will help to prevent the hoses from on the inner side of the door. The distance
becoming kinked or trapped. between the holes hobs fixing centres must
be 416 mm.
Preparation and assembly of the door
The distance from upper edge of the door
The appliance is originally prearranged for
to the centre of the hole depends on the
the assembly of a door opening from right
adjacent furniture's dimensions.
to left (Fig. 2).
The hinges will be fixed to the door by
Fig. 2 means of screws for wood 1 and 2 (Fig. 4)
supplied with the appliance.
Fig. 4


a) Door c) Mounting the door

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Fix the hinges to the appliance by means of

the M5x15 screws. The hinges can be ad- Fig. 7
justed to compensate for possible uneven
thickness of the door.
To align the door perfectly it is necessary to D
loosen the screw, adjust the door and tight-
en the screw A again (Fig. 5). A
Warning! Do not remove the screw B
(Fig. 5). C
Fig. 5 E

Recommendations regarding the con-

struction and fitting of a base when the
installation requires an integrated ap-
A pliance to be raised.
Where the appliance has been raised by
mounting onto a wooden base provided by
B the installer. The material used to construct
the base should have anon slip surface, be
d) Counter-magnet water repellent and if possible be one solid
The appliance is prearranged for a magnet- piece.
ic closure of the door. If it is not possible to use one solid piece,
To enable a correct operation of this device, due to the additional height required, en-
it is necessary to screw the counter-magnet sure that any additional strips of timber are
A (steel disk + rubber ring) into the inner glued and screwed to the underside of the
side of the door. Its position must corre- base (see Fig. 8).
spond to the magnet B on the appliance
(Fig. 6). 8
Warning! Do not remove the screw C. 5 mm Hardwood strip

Fig. 6 Additional pieces of

timber should run
A from front to back

B Front view

Drill four fixing holes (see Fig. 9).

If the door has to be opened from left to

right, invert the position of the plates E, the
magnet D and the plate C. Mount the
counter-magnet D and the hinges A as pre-
viously described (Fig. 7).
Warning! Do not remove the screw B.
34 electrolux

With the appliance installed adjust all four

9 feet ensuring the machine is stable, and a
clearance of approximately 5 mm is left be-
tween the top of the machine and the un-
derside of the worktop.
A final check for stability should be carried
out with the machine on spin with a load,
this will identify the need for any further fine
adjustment to the feet.
A strip of beading approximately 605 mm
W, x 5 mm H, x 25 mm D must be screwed
down into the base directly in front of the
machine’s feet, this will provide additional
Front edge security.
If required an additional door magnet, part
Top view number 1242394-00/3 and disc, part num-
ber 1242393-00/5 are available from spare
Position the base into the recess with its parts.
front edge as far forward as the adjoining
plinth line will allow.
The reason for placing the base in this
position is to allow a small strip of
beading to be fitted in front of the ap-
pliance feet.
Fix the base firmly to the floor using four ap-
propriate countersunk screws (see Fig. 10).

Hardwood strip
5 x 25 x 605
5 mm x 25 mm 490


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This means that they can be recycled by • The machine works more economically if
disposing of them properly in appropriate it is fully loaded.
collection containers. • With adequate pre-treatment, stains and
limited soiling can be removed; the laun-
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