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English,1 Contents Installation, 2-3-4-5 Unpacking and levelling Connecting the electricity and water supplies The first wash cycle Technical data GB GB Care and maintenance, 6 Cutting off the water or electricity supply Cleaning the washing machine Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer Caring for the door and drum of your appliance Cleaning the pump Checking the water inlet hose Precautions and tips, 7 General safety Load balancing system Disposal Description of the washing machine and starting a wash cycle, 8-9 Control panel Indicator lights Starting a wash cycle XWA 81682
Wash cycles, 10 Push & Wash Table of wash cycles Personalisation, 11 Setting the temperature Setting the spin speed Functions Detergents and laundry, 12 Detergent dispenser drawer Preparing the laundry Garments requiring special care Troubleshooting, 13-14 Assistance, 15-16 1
GB 2 ! This instruction manual should be kept in a safe place for future reference. If the washing machine is sold, transferred or moved, make sure that the instruction manual remains with the machine so that the new owner is able to familiarise himself/ herself with its operation and features. ! Read these instructions carefully: they con- tain vital information relating to the safe instal- lation and operation of the appliance. Unpacking and levelling Levelling the machine correctly will provide it with stability, help to avoid vibrations and excessive noise and prevent it from shifting while it is operating. If it is placed on carpet or a rug, adjust the feet in such a way as to allow a sufficient ventilation space underneath the washing machine. Levelling the machine correctly will provide it with stability, help to avoid vibrations and excessive noise and prevent it from shifting while it is operating. If it is placed on carpet or a rug, adjust the feet in such a way as to allow a sufficient ventilation space underneath the washing machine. Connecting the electricity and water supplies Installation Unpacking 1. Remove the washing machine from its packaging. 2. Make sure that the washing machine has not been damaged during the transportation process. If it has been damaged, contact the retailer and do not proceed any further with the installation process. 3. Remove the 4 pro- tective screws (used during transportation) and the rubber wa- sher with the cor- responding spacer, located on the rear part of the appliance (see figure). 4. Close off the holes using the plastic plugs provided. 5. Keep all the parts in a safe place: you will need them again if the washing machine ne- eds to be moved to another location. ! Packaging materials should not be used as toys for children. Levelling 1. Install the washing machine on a flat sturdy floor, without resting it up against walls, furni- ture cabinets or anything else. 2. If the floor is not perfectly level, com- pensate for any une- venness by tightening or loosening the adjustable front feet (see figure); the angle of inclination, measu- red in relation to the worktop, must not exceed 2°. Connecting the water inlet hose 1. Connect the sup- ply pipe by screwing it to a cold water tap using a 3⁄4 gas threa- ded connection (see figure). Before performing the connection, allow the water to run freely un- til it is perfectly clear. 2. Connect the inlet hose to the washing machine by screwing it onto the correspon- ding water inlet of the appliance, which is situated on the top right-hand side of the rear part of the ap- pliance (see figure). 3. Make sure that the hose is not folded over or bent. ! The water pressure at the tap must fall within the values indicated in the Technical details table (see page 5). ! If the inlet hose is not long enough, contact a specialised shop or an authorised technician. ! Never use second-hand hoses. ! Use the ones supplied with the machine.
Connecting the drain hose Connect the drain hose, without bending it, to a draining duct or a wall drain situated 65 - 100 cm between 65 and 100 cm from the floor; The drain hose may be connected to an under-sink trap. Be- fore connecting the drain hose from the machine ensure that any blanks or remo- Where it connects to the waste water pipe cut end off spigot or remove the blanking cap vable ends have been taken off the spigot. If it is placed over the edge of a basin or sink be sure the free end of the hose should not be underwater. ! We advise against the use of hose extensions; in case of absolute need, the extension must have the same diameter as the original hose and must not exceed 150 cm in length. Ensure that if the drain hose is pushed into a standpipe, that the end does not go down more than 15cms (6 inches). If the hose is pushed down too far, this may cause the machine to self -syphon ie. continuously empty as it is filling. Electric connection Before plugging the appliance into the mains socket, make sure that: • the socket is earthed and in compliance with the applicable law; • the socket is able to sustain the appliance’s maximum power load indicated on the Technical Data Plate fixed on the machine; • the supply voltage is included within the values indicated on the Technical Data Plate fixed on the machine. • the socket is compatible with the washing machine’s plug. If this is not the case, replace the socket or the plug. Your appliance is now supplied with a 13 amp fu- sed plug it can be plugged into a 13 amp socket for immediate use. Before using the appliance please read the instructions below. WARNING - THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. THE FOLLOWING OPERATIONS SHOULD BE CARRIED OUT BY A QUALIFIED ELECTRICIAN. Replacing the fuse: When replacing a faulty fuse, a 13 amp ASTA approved fuse to BS 1362 should always be used, and the fuse cover re-fitted. If the fuse cover is lost, the plug must not be used until a replacement is obtained. Replacement fuse covers: If a replacement fuse cover is fitted, it must be of the correct colour as indicated by the coloured marking or the colour that is embossed in words on the base of the plug. Replacements can be obtained directly from your nearest Service Depot. Removing the plug: If your appliance has a non-rewireable moulded plug and you should wish to re-route the mains cable through partitions, units etc., please en- sure that either: the plug is replaced by a fused 13 ampere rewi- reable plug bearing the BSI mark of approval. or: the mains cable is wired directly into a 13 amp cable outlet, controlled by a switch, (in complian- ce with BS 5733) which is accessible without moving the appliance. Disposing of the plug: Ensure that before disposing of the plug itself, you make the pins unusable so that it cannot be accidentally inserted into a socket. Instructions for connecting cable to an alterna- tive plug: Important: the wires in the mains lead are co- loured in accordance with the following code: Green & Yellow Earth Blue Neutral Brown Live GB 3
GB As the colours of the wires in the lead may not correspond with the coloured markings iden- tifying the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows: Connect Green & Yellow wire to terminal marked E or or coloured Green or Green & Yellow. Connect Brown wire to terminal marked L or coloured Red. Connect Blue wire to terminal marked N or co- loured Black. If a 13 amp plug (BS 1363) is used it must be fitted with a 13 amp fuse, either in the plug or adaptor or at the distribution board. If you are in any doubt regarding the electrical supply to your machine, consult a qualified electrician before use. How to connect an alternative plug: The wires in this mains lead are coloured in accordance with the following code: BLUE NEUTRAL (N) BROWN LIVE (L) GREEN & YELLOW EARTH (E) Disposing of the appliance: When disposing of the appliance please re- move the plug by cutting the mains cable as close as possible to the plug body and dispo- se of it as described above. ! The washing machine should not be installed in an outdoor environment, not even where the area is sheltered, because it may be very dangerous to leave it exposed to damp, rain and thunderstorms. ! When the washing machine is installed, the mains socket must be within easy reach. ! Do not use extensions or multiple sockets. ! The power supply cable must never be bent or dangerously compressed. 4 ! The power supply cable must only be repla- ced by an authorised serviceman. Warning! The company denies all liability if and when these norms are not respected. The first wash cycle Once the appliance has been installed, and before you use it for the first time, run a wash cycle with detergent and no laundry, using the wash cycle “Auto Clean” (see “Cleaning the washing machine”). GREEN & YELLOW BROWN BLUE Technical data Model XWA 81682 Dimensions width height 59.5 85 cm cm depth 60.5 cm Capacity from 1 to 8 kg Electrical connections please refer to the technical data plate fixed to the ma- chine 13 ampere fuse maximum pressure CROSS-BAR CORD GRIP Water connections 1 MPa (10 bar) minimum pressure 0.05 MPa (0.5 bar) drum capacity 62 litres Spin speed up to 1600 rotations per minute Test wash cycles in accordan- ce with directives 1061/2010 and 1015/2010 Programme 8: Cotton Standard 60°. Programme 9: Cotton Standard 40°. This appliance conforms to the following EC Directives: - 2004/108/EC (Electroma- gnetic Compatibility) - 2006/95/EC (Low Voltage) - 2012/19/EU
GB 5 GB 6 Care and maintenance Cutting supplies off the water and electricity • Turn This the washing will off limit the wear machine water on tap the and after hydraulic help every to prevent system wash cycle. leaks. inside • Unplug and during the washing all maintenance machine work. when cleaning it Cleaning the pump The washing machine is fitted with a self- cleaning pump which does not require any maintenance. Sometimes, small items (such as coins or buttons) may fall into the protective pre-chamber at the base of the pump. ! Make sure the wash cycle has finished and Cleaning the washing machine unplug the appliance. • of cloth use • The The the solvents soaked appliance outer washing parts or in abrasives. machine lukewarm can and be rubber cleaned has soapy a components “Auto using water. Clean” a Do soft not programme run For to 10% garments) use maximum with the either quantity no or for load the special performance its detergent specified in internal the additives drum. parts (i.e. for you to lightly-soiled a may that clean quantity must want the To access the pre-chamber: 1. Take off the cover panel on the front of be the machine by first pressing it in the cen- tre and then pushing downwards on both sides until you can re- move it (see figures). washing cleaning To B The will simultaneously start last programme approximately the machine. programme programme will for We start 5 every 70 recommend seconds press automatically minutes. 40 buttons wash (see To running cycles. figure). stop A and and the a cycle press the START/PAUSE button. 2. Unscrew the lid by rotating it anti- clockwise (see figu- re): a little water may trickle out. This is perfectly normal. 3. Clean the inside thoroughly. 4. Screw the lid back on. 5. Reposition the panel, making sure the hooks Cleaning drawer the detergent dispenser To press the (see Wash water; remove drawer figure). lever it this under outwards the (1) procedure and running drawer, pull (2) are securely in place before you push it onto the appliance. Checking the water inlet hose Check the inlet hose at least once a year. If there are any cracks, it should be replaced immediately: during the wash cycles, water pressure is very strong and a cracked hose could easily split open. should quently. be repeated fre- ! Never use second-hand hoses. Caring appliance for the door and drum of your • Always leave the porthole door ajar in order to prevent unpleasant odours from forming. 1 2 3 AB 1 2 Precautions and tips
! This washing machine was designed and constructed in accordance with international safety regulations. The fol- lowing information is provided for safety reasons and must therefore be read carefully. General safety • This appliance was designed for domestic use only. • This from appliance 8 years and can above be used and by persons children with aged re- duced physical, sensory or mental capabilities or lack of experience and knowledge if they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance in a safe way and understand the hazards involved. Children shall not play with the appliance. Cleaning and user maintenance shall not be made by children without supervision. • The washing machine must only be used by adults, in accor- dance with the instructions provided in this manual. • Do not touch the machine when barefoot or with wet or damp hands or feet. • Do not pull on the power supply cable when unplugging the appliance from the electricity socket. Hold the plug and pull. • Do not open the detergent dispenser drawer while the machine is in operation. • Do not touch the drained water as it may reach extreme- ly high temperatures. • Never force the porthole door. This could damage the safety lock mechanism designed to prevent accidental opening. • If the appliance breaks down, do not under any circum- stances access the internal mechanisms in an attempt to repair it yourself. • Always keep children well away from the appliance while it is operating. • The door can become quite hot during the wash cycle. • If the appliance has to be moved, work in a group of two or three people and handle it with the utmost care. Never try to do this alone, because the appliance is very heavy. • Before loading laundry into the washing machine, make sure the drum is empty. Load balancing system Before every spin cycle, to avoid excessive vibrations and to distribute the load in a uniform manner, the drum rotates continuously at a speed which is slightly greater than the washing rotation speed. If, after several attempts, the load is not balanced correctly, the machine spins at a reduced spin speed. If the load is excessively unbalanced, the washing ma- chine performs the distribution process instead of spinning. To encourage improved load distribution and balance, we recommend small and large garments are mixed in the load. Disposal • Disposing of the packaging materials: observe local regulations so that the packaging may be re-used. • The European Directive 2012/19/EU on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, requires that old household electrical appliances must not be disposed of in the normal unsorted municipal waste stream. Old appliances must be collected separately in order to optimise the recovery and recycling of the materials they contain and reduce the impact on human health and the environment. The crossed out “wheeled bin” symbol on the product reminds you of your obligation, that when you dispose of the appliance it must be separately collected. Consumers should contact their local authority or retailer for information concerning the correct disposal of their old appliance. GB GB 7
GB Detergent dispenser drawer: used to dispense detergents and washing additives (see “Detergents and laundry”). ON/OFF button: switches the washing machine on and off. PUSH & WASH button: (see “Wash cycles”). WASH CYCLE knob: programmes the wash cycles. Du- ring the wash cycle, the knob does not move. FUNCTION buttons with indicator light: used to select the available functions. The indicator light corresponding to the selected function will remain lit. TEMPERATURE button: sets the temperature or the cold wash cycle (see “Personalisation”). SPIN button: sets the spin speed or exclude the spin cycle completely (see “Personalisation”). DELAY TIMER button: delays the start of the wash cycle by up to 9 hours. Press the button repeatedly until the indicator light corre- sponding to the desired delay time turns on. When the button is pressed for the fourth time, the option will be deactivated. N.B.: once the START/PAUSE button has been pressed, the delay time can only be modified by decreasing it until the set programme is launched. ! This option is available on all programmes. 8 Description of the washing machine and starting a wash cycle Control panel WASH CYCLE PROGRESS indicator lights DOOR LOCKED indicator light FUNCTION buttons with indicator lights PUSH & WASH button START/PAUSE button with indicator light Detergent dispenser drawer ON/OFF button WASH CYCLE knob TEMPERATURE buttonDELAY TIMER button SPIN button WASH CYCLE PROGRESS indicator lights: used to monitor the progress of the wash cycle. The illuminated indicator light shows which phase is in progress. DOOR LOCKED indicator light: indicates whether the door may be opened or not (see next page). START/PAUSE button with indicator light: starts or tem- porarily interrupts the wash cycles. N.B. To pause the wash cycle in progress, press this button; the corresponding indicator light will flash orange, while the indicator light for the current wash cycle phase will remain lit in a fixed manner. If the DOOR LOCKED indicator light is switched off, the door may be opened (wait approximately 3 minutes). To start the wash cycle from the point at which it was inter- rupted, press this button again. Standby mode This washing machine, in compliance with new energy sa- ving regulations, is fitted with an automatic standby system which is enabled after about 30 minutes if no activity is detected. Press the ON-OFF button briefly and wait for the machine to start up again. Consumption in off-mode: 0,5 W Consumption in Left-on: 8 W Indicator lights The indicator lights provide important information. This is what they can tell you: Delayed start If the DELAY TIMER function has been activated (see “Per- sonalisation”), after the wash cycle has been started the indicator light corresponding to the selected delay period will begin to flash: As time passes, the remaining delay will be displayed and the corresponding indicator light will flash: The set programme will start once the selected time delay has expired. Wash cycle phase indicator lights Once the desired wash cycle has been selected and has be- gun, the indicator lights switch on one by one to indicate which phase of the cycle is currently in progress. Function buttons and corresponding indicator lights When a function is selected, the corresponding indicator light will illuminate. If the selected function is not compatible with the program- med wash cycle, the corresponding indicator light will flash and the function will not be activated. If the selected option is not compatible with another previously selected option, the indicator light will flash accompanied by a buzzer (3 beeps), and only the latter option will be activated; the indicator light corresponding to the activated option will turn on Door locked indicator light When the indicator light is on, the porthole door is locked to prevent it from being opened; make sure the indicator light is off before opening the door (wait approximately 3 minutes). To open the door during a running wash cycle, press the START/PAUSE button; the door may be opened once the DOOR LOCKED indicator light turns off. Starting a wash cycle Rapid programming 1. LOAD THE LAUNDRY. Open the porthole door. Load the laundry, making sure you do not exceed the maximum load value indicated in the table of programmes and wash cycles on the following page. 2. ADD THE DETERGENT. Pull out the detergent dispenser drawer and pour the detergent into the relevant compartments as described in “Detergents and laundry”. 3. CLOSE THE DOOR. 4. Press the “PUSH & WASH” button to start the wash programme. Traditional programming 1. Turn the washing machine on by pressing the ON/OFF button. All the indicator lights will turn on for a few secon- ds, then only the indicator lights relative to the selected programme settings will remain lit and the START/PAUSE indicator light will flash. GB GB Wash Rinse Spin Drain End of wash cycle END 2. Load the laundry and close the door. 3. Set the WASH CYCLE knob to the desired programme. 4. Set the washing temperature (see “Personalisation”). 5. Set the spin speed (see “Personalisation”). 6. Measure out the detergent and washing additives (see “Detergents and laundry”). 7. Select the desired functions. 8. Start the wash cycle by pressing the START/PAUSE button and the corresponding indicator light will remain lit in a fixed manner in green. To cancel the set wash cycle, pause the machine by pressing the START/PAUSE button and select a new cycle. 9. At the end of the wash cycle the indicator light will switch on. The door can be opened once the DOOR LOCK indicator light turns off (wait approximately 3 mi- nutes). Take out your laundry and leave the appliance door ajar to make sure the drum dries completely. Switch the washing machine off by pressing the ON/OFF button. 9
GB Wash cycles Push & Wash This function allows for starting a wash cycle even when the machine is switched off without having to press the ON/OFF button in advance, or after switching on the machine, without having activated any button and/or selector (otherwise, the Push & Wash function will be deactivated). To start the Push & Wash cycle press and hold the relative button for 2 seconds. The lit indicator light indicates that the cycle has started. This wash cycle is ideal for cotton or synthetic fabrics, as it washes at a temperature of 30° and a maximum spin speed of 1200 rpm. Maximum load 4 kg. (Cycle duration 50’). How does it work? 1. Load the laundry (cotton and/or synthetic garments) and close the door. 2. Pour the detergent and additives. 3. Start the programme by pressing and holding the Push & Wash button for 2 seconds. The relative indicator light turns green and the door will lock (the DOOR LOCKED symbol turns on). N.B.: starting the wash cycle through the Push & Wash button activates an automatic non-customisable cycle recommended for cotton and synthetic fabrics. This programme does not allow for setting any additional options. To open the door while an automatic cycle is under way, press the START/PAUSE button; if the DOOR LOCKED symbol is switched off the door may be opened. Press the START/PAUSE button again to restart the wash cycle from the point at which it was interrupted. 4. Once the programme is finished, the END indicator light turns on. Table of wash cycles The length of cycle shown in this booklet is an estimation only and is calculated assuming standard working conditions. The actual duration can vary according to factors such as water temperature and pressure, the amount of detergent used, the amount and type of load inserted, load balancing and any wash options selected. 1) Test wash cycle in compliance with directive 1061/2010: set wash cycle 8 with a temperature of 60°C. This cycle is designed for cotton loads with a normal soil level and is the most efficient in terms of both electricity and water consumption; it should be used for garments which can be washed at 60°C. The actual washing temperature may differ from the indicated value. 2) Test wash cycle in compliance with directive 1061/2010: set wash cycle 9 with a temperature of 40°C. This cycle is designed for cotton loads with a normal soil level and is the most efficient in terms of both electricity and water consumption; it should be used for garments which can be washed at 40°C. The actual washing temperature may differ from the indicated value. For all Test Institutes: 2) Long wash cycle for cottons: set wash cycle 9 with a temperature of 40°C. 3) Synthetic program along: set wash cycle 10 with a temperature of 40°C. Detergents Description of the wash cycle temp. Max. (°C) speed (rpm) Max. Special 1 Sport 30° 600 ● ● 4 - - - 60’ 2 Dark 30° 800 ● ● 5 - - - 80’ 3 Anti-odour (Cotton) 60° 1000 ● ● 3,5 - - - 120’ 3 Anti-odour (Synthetic) 40° 1000 ● ● 3,5 - - - 105’ 4 Delicate 30° 0 ● ● 1 - - - 80’ 5 Wool: for wool, cashmere, etc. 40° 800 ● ● 2 - - - 85’ 6 Duvet: for down-stuffed garments. 30° 1000 ● ● 3,5 - - - 115’ Standard 7 White Cotton: extremely soiled whites. 90° 1600 ● ● 8 44 2,37 93 165’ 8 Cotton Standard 60° (1): heavily soiled whites and resistant colours. 60° 1600 ● ● 8 44 1,20 55 225’ 9 Cotton Standard 40° (2): lightly soiled whites and delicate colours. 40° 1600 ● ● 8 44 0,87 81 190’ 10 Synthetic: heavily soiled resistant colours. 60° 800 ● ● 4,5 46 1,10 55 120’ 10 Synthetic (3): lightly soiled resistant colours. 40° 800 ● ● 4,5 46 0,71 55 105’ 11 Coloured 40° 1600 ● ● 8 44 0,92 83 105’ Eco & Rapid 12 Cotton Standard 20°: lightly soiled whites and delicate colours. 20° 1600 ● ● 8 - - - 175’ 13 20’ Refresh 20° 20° 800 ● ● 1,5 - - - 20’ 14 60’ Cotton 60° 1000 ● ● 8 - - - 60’ Partials Rinse - 1600 - ● 8 - - - 55’ Spin + Drain - 1600 - - 8 - - - 25’ 10 Personalisation Setting the temperature Press the TEMPERATURE button to set the wash temperature (see Table of wash cycles). The temperature may be lowered, or even set to a cold wash . The washing machine will automatically prevent you from selecting a temperature which is higher than the maximum value set for each wash cycle. Setting the spin speed Press the SPIN SPEED button to set the spin speed for the selected wash cycle. The maximum spin speeds available for each wash cycle are as follows: Wash cycles Maximum spin speed Cottons 1600 rpm Synthetics 800 rpm Wool 800 rpm The spin speed may be lowered, or the spin cycle can be excluded altogether by selecting the symbol . The washing machine will automatically prevent you from selecting a spin speed which is higher than the maximum speed set for each wash cycle. Functions The various wash functions available with this washing machine will help to achieve the desired results, every time. To activate the functions: 1. Press the button corresponding to the desired function; 2. the function is enabled when the corresponding indicator light is illuminated. Note: If the indicator light flashes rapidly, this signals that this particular function may not be selected in conjunction with the selected wash cycle. Sport This option allows for selecting the most suitable programme for any type of sports clothing, and is designed to remove dirt while optimally preserving the technical features of the garments. The various Sport option levels offer the following wash cycles: - Sport Shoes, a cycle designed to safely wash up to 2 pairs of sports shoes simultaneously. - Gym Kit, a cycle designed to simultaneously wash any type of sports clothing together with gym towels. - Technical Wear, designed for specifically washing waterproof garments or clothing with special technical fibres like Gore-Tex, so as to optimise washing performance while preserving their technical properties over time. Do not use fabric softeners for garments with technical fibres. ! It cannot be used in conjunction with wash cycles 2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14- - . Fast Forward During a wash programme and under certain conditions, pressing this button allows for ending the wash programme after only 20’ if necessary, by performing a brief rinse cycle followed by a spin cycle at maximum 800 rpm or lower, if reduced manually during the programme customisation phase. In this case, washing and rinsing performance will be reduced. After pressing the button, the relative indicator light turns on together with the indicator light of the rinse phase. If the selected temperature is equal to 40° and/or the button is pressed during the initial phase of the programme, the “Fast Forward” option lasts longer so that the detergent can dissolve properly and avoid damaging the fabrics. In this case, the rinse phase indica- tor light flashes while the wash indicator light remains fixed until the necessary activation conditions are fulfilled. If less than 20’ remain of the wash programme, the option will be disabled. ! It cannot be used in conjunction with wash cycles 2-4-5-6-13-14- - . Easy iron By selecting this function, the wash and spin cycles will be modified in order to reduce the formation of creases. At the end of the cycle the washing machine will perform slow rotations of the drum, while the EASY IRON and START/PAUSE indica- tor lights will flash and the led will remain lit in a fixed manner. To end the cycle, press the START/PAUSE button or the EASY IRON button. ! It cannot be used in conjunction with wash cycles 1-3-5-13-14- - . Extra Rinse By selecting this option, the efficiency of the rinse is increased and optimal detergent removal is guaranteed. It is particularly useful for sensitive skin. ! It cannot be used in conjunction with wash cycles 2-4-13-14- . GB 11
GB 12 Detergents and laundry Detergent dispenser drawer Successful washing results also depend on the correct dose of detergent: adding too much detergent will not necessarily result in a more efficient wash, and may in fact cause build up on the inside of your appliance and contri- bute to environmental pollution. ! Do not use hand washing detergents because these create too much foam. ! Use powder detergent for white cotton garments, for pre- washing, and for washing at temperatures over 60°C. ! Follow the instructions given on the detergent packaging. Open the detergent dispenser drawer and pour in the deter- gent or washing additive, as follows. ! Do not pour detergent into the compartment 1. Detergent should only be poured into the compartment 2. Compartment 2: Washing detergent (powder or liquid) If liquid detergent is used, it is recommended that the removable plastic partition A (supplied) be used for proper dosage. If powder detergent is used, place the partition into slot B. Compartment 3: Additives (fabric softeners, etc.) The fabric softener must not exceed the “max” level indicated on the central pin. Preparing the laundry • Divide the laundry according to: - the type of fabric/the symbol on the label - the colours: separate coloured garments from whites. • Empty all garment pockets and check the buttons. • Do not exceed the values listed in the “Table of wash cycles”, which refer to the weight of the laundry when dry. How much does your laundry weigh? 1 sheet 400-500 g 1 pillow case 150-200 g 1 tablecloth 400-500 g 1 bathrobe 900-1.200 g 1 towel 150-250 g Garments requiring special care Sport (programme 1) is designed for washing lightly soiled sports clothing (tracksuits, shorts, etc.); for best results, we recommend not exceeding the maximum load indicated in the “Table of wash cycles”. We recommend using liquid detergent, and adding the amount suitable for a half-load. Dark: use cycle 2 to wash dark-coloured garments. This programme is designed to maintain dark colours over time. We recommend using a liquid detergent for the best results when washing dark-coloured garments. Anti-odour: use programme 3 for washing garments with bad odours (e.g. smoke, sweat, fried food). The program- me is designed to remove bad odours while preserving the fabric fibres. Synthetics fabrics or mixed loads should be washed at 40°, and resistant cotton fabrics at 60°. Delicate: use programme 4 to wash very delicate garments. It is advisable to turn the garments inside out before washing them. For best results, use liquid detergent on delicate garments. For washing Silk items and Curtains, select the relevant cycle and activate the option (in this case it will also be possible to enable the “Extra Rinse” option); the machine will end the cycle with the laundry soaked and the indicator light will flash. To drain the water so that the laundry can be removed, press the START/ PAUSE button ro the option . Wool: the wool wash cycle of this machine has been tested and approved by The Woolmark Company for the washing of wool containing garments labelled as “hand B A wash” provided that the garments are washed according to the instructions on the garment label and those issued 1 by the manufacturer of this washing machine. (M1127) 3 2 In UK, Eire, Hong Kong and India the Woolmark trade mark is a Certification trade mark. Duvet: to wash double or single duvets (the weight of which should not exceed 3,5kg), cushions or clothes padded with goose down such as puffa jackets, use the special wash cycle number 6. We recommend that duvets are placed in the drum with their edges folded inwards (see figure) and that no more than 3⁄4 of the total volume of the drum is used. To achieve the best results, we recom- mend that a liquid detergent is used and placed inside the detergent dispenser drawer. Coloured: use this cycle 11 to wash bright coloured clothes. The programme is designed to maintain bright colours over time. Cotton Standard 20° (programme 12) ideal for lightly soiled cotton loads. The effective performance levels achieved at cold temperatures, which are comparable to washing at 40°, are guaranteed by a mechanical action which operates at varying speed, with repeated and frequent peaks. 20’ Refresh 20° (programme 13) ideal for refreshing and washing lightly soiled garments in a few minutes. It lasts just 20 minutes and therefore saves both time and energy. It can be used to wash different types of fabrics together (except for wool and silk), with a maximum load of 1.5 kg. 60’ Cotton (programme 14) is designed to wash moderately soiled resistant cotton garments at 60° in an hour, with good washing performance. For synthetic or mixed garments, we recommend lowering the temperature down to 40°. Troubleshooting Your washing machine could fail to work. Before contacting the Technical Assistance Centre (see “Assistance”), make sure that the problem cannot be solved easily using the following list. GB Problem: The machine does not switch on. The wash cycle does not start. The machine does not fill with wa- ter or the indicator light for the first wash cycle stage flashes rapidly. The machine continuously fills with water and continually drains away or Water left in the drum or Stuck on wash. The machine does not drain or spin - ( error lights flashing ). The machine does spin The machine does not drain or spin - & ‘START/PAUSE’ indicator lights flash. The programme takes too long. The machine vibrates a lot during the spin cycle. Possible causes / Solutions: • The appliance is not plugged into the socket fully, or not enough to make contact. • There is no power to the socket, or the fuse has blown in the mains plug. • The door is not closed properly. • The water inlet hose is kinked. • The water inlet hose is not connected to the water supply. • The water pressure is too low. • The top of the drain hose is too low - It must be fitted at a height between 65 and 100 cm from the floor (see “Installation”). • The drain hose is connected incorrectly to the sink trap allowing water to run into the machine, the drain hose must be positioned higher than the bottom of the sink to prevent water flowing down the drain hose. • The Pump filter is blocked. • The drain hose is kinked (see “Installation”). • The Spin Speed is set to . • If the option is enabled, at the end of the program the machine drum will rotate slowly. To complete the program press the ‘START/PAUSE’ or the buttons. • Programme times will vary due to water pressure, the incoming water tempera- ture and if the wash load goes out of balance. This will increase the programme times accordingly (see ‘ The machine wont spin properly’ below). • The feet have not been adjusted, enabling the machine to rock. • New Installation - Either the Transit Bolts including the plastic spacers, or the Polystyrene Packaging have not been removed when installing the machine.
• The ON/OFF button has not been pressed. • The START/PAUSE button has not been pressed. • The water tap has not been turned on to allow water to flow into the machine. • A delayed start has been set. • The water tap has not been turned on to allow water to flow into the machine. • There is no water supply to the house. • The inlet valve filter is blocked. • The START/PAUSE button has not been pressed. • The end of the drain hose has been pushed too far down the standpipe, the ‘U’ bracket should be fitted 100 mm from the end of the drain hose. • New Installation - The blanking cap or spigot has not been removed if connected under a sink. • The drain hose or sink trap is blocked. • The machine is trapped between cabinets and/or walls. • The load is in a slight out of balance condition and machine is spinning, but at a lower speed. 13
GB The machine is noisy. The machine wont spin properly. The machine leaks from the dispenser. The machine leaks (other than dispenser). The function lights and the START/ PAUSE indicator light flash while one of the wash cycle progress and DOOR LOCKED lights are lit in a fixed manner. The machine smells. The machine door cannot be opened. Door Seal damaged at the bottom. The water level is too low when the machine is washing. There is too much foam. After completing the programme, or before starting a programme, the machine has turned itself off (no lights). General. 14 • There will always be some motor, pump and drum noise during spin. • Out of Balance detected when attempting to go into a spin cycle - If this happens the machine will continue to try to repeat the distribution of the load required before the machine will go into higher spin speeds - This will increase the programme time accordingly. This is a safety feature to prevent damage. Out of Balance can be caused by washing a single heavy item (eg duvet, quilt, etc). - Try the programme again using a different load. • The dispenser drawer is blocked with detergent and requires cleaning. • The water pressure is too high and requires turning down - turn down the tap on the water supply pipe slightly and try again. • The machine is tilting forwards - It must be level when in its final position. • The fill hose is loose, check both the cabinet and tap ends. • The fill hose is tight but still leaks, if so replace the rubber washers, or the fill hose is missing the rubber washer. • Switch off the machine and unplug it, wait for approximately 1 minute and then switch it back on again If the problem persists contact the Technical Assistance Service. • The machine requires a service wash. Run a “Auto Clean” wash cycle with detergent and no laundry. • The door will not open until the door lock indicator light goes out shortly after the program has finished. • The door seal has drainage holes at the bottom - This is normal. • The water level is correct if it can be seen at the bottom of the door. • The detergent is not suitable for machine washing (it should display the text ‘for washing machines’ or ‘hand and machine wash’ or the like). • To comply with new energy saving regulations the machine is fitted with an automatic standby system. Press ‘ON/OFF’ button for 3 seconds to activate the machine, it can then either be switched off or a new programme selected. • Your washing machine contains sensors that monitor progress during the wash cycle (eg: Water Levels, Temperatures, Out of Balance loads, Wash time/progress). Normally, if your machine successfully completes the cycle, there is unlikely to be anything wrong!
• The drain hose is not fixed in properly. • If there is no power to the machine you need to perform the manual unlocking procedure. • Too much detergent was used - less detergent is required in soft water. Remember, you will be charged for a service call for problems caused by incorrect installation, as listed above. Not emptying contents from pockets may cause pump or drain blockages, or may damage the machine. Do not wash items which do not have a wash label, or wash items that are not intended as machine washable.
Assistance 12 Months Parts and Labour Guarantee Your appliance has the benefit of our manufacturer’s guarantee, which covers the cost of breakdown repairs for twelve months from the date of purchase. This gives you the reassurance that if, within that time, your appliance is proven to be defective because of either workmanship or materials, we will, at our discretion, either repair or replace the appliance at no cost to you. This guarantee is subject to the following conditions: - The appliance has been installed and operated correctly and in accordance with our operating and maintenance instructions. - The appliance is used only on the electricity or gas supply printed on the rating plate. - The appliance has been used for normal domestic purposes only. - The appliance has not been altered, serviced, maintained, dismantled, or otherwise interfered with by any person not authorised by us. - Any repair work must be undertaken by us or our appointed agent. - Any parts removed during repair work or any appliance that is replaced become our property. - The appliance is used in the United Kingdom or Republic of Ireland. The guarantee does not cover: - Damage resulting from transportation, improper use, neglect or interference or as a result of improper installation. - Replacement of any consumable item or accessory . These include but are not limited to: plugs, cables, batteries, light bulbs, fluorescent tubes and starters, covers and filters. - Replacement of any removable parts made of glass or plastic. THIS GUARANTEE WILL NOT APPLY IF THE APPLIANCE HAS BEEN USED IN COMMERCIAL OR NON-DOMESTIC PREMISES. 5 Year Parts Guarantee Indesit also offers you a free 5 year parts guarantee. This additional guarantee is conditional on you registering your appliance with us and the parts being fitted by one of our authorised engineers. There will be a charge for our engineer’s time. To activate the extra parts warranty on your appliance, simply call our registration line on 08448 24 24 24 (Republic of Ireland 01 230 0800). Extended Guarantees We offer a selection of repair protection plans that enable you to fully cover yourself against the expense of repair bills for the life of your policy. To find the ideal plan for you please call our advice line on 08448 226 226 (Republic of Ireland 01 230 0233). Free Helpdesk Service We have a dedicated team who can provide free advice and assistance with your appliance if you experience any technical difficulties within the first 90 days of ownership. Simply call our Indesit Service Hotline on 08448 224 224 (Republic of Ireland 0818 313 413) for telephone assistance, or, where necessary, to arrange for an engineer to call. GB 15
195112563.01 06/2013 - Xerox Fabriano GB After Sales Service No one is better placed to care for your Indesit appliance during the course of its working life than us - the manufacturer. Essential Contact Information Indesit Service We are the largest service team in Europe offering you access to 400 skilled telephone advisors and 1100 fully qualified engineers on call to ensure you receive fast, reliable, local service. UK: 08448 224 224 Republic of Ireland: 0818 313 413 indesitservice.co.uk Please note: Our advisors will require the following information: Model number: Serial number: Parts and Accessories We supply a full range of genuine replacement parts as well as accessory products that protect and hygienically clean your appliance to keep it looking good and functioning efficiently throughout its life. UK: 08448 225 225 Republic of Ireland: 0818 313 413 indesitservice.co.uk Appliance Registration We want to give you additional benefits of Indesit ownership. To activate your free 5 year parts guarantee you must register your appliance with us. UK: 08448 24 24 24 Republic of Ireland: 01 230 0800 indesitservice.co.uk Indesit Company UK Ltd. Morley Way, Peterborough, PE2 9JB Indesit Company Unit 49 Airways Industrial Estate, Dublin 17 Recycling & Disposal Information As part of Indesit’s continued commitment to helping the environment, Indesit reserves the right to use quality, recycled components to keep down customer costs and minimise material wastage. Please dispose of packaging and old appliances carefully. To minimise the risk of injury to children, remove the door, plug and cut the mains cable off flush with the appliance. Dispose of these parts separately to ensure that the appliance can no longer be plugged into a mains socket, and the door cannot be locked shut. 16
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