3LVF-623X

Fagor 3LVF-623X manual

3LVF-623X

User manual for the Fagor 3LVF-623X in English. This PDF manual has 112 pages.

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76 For many years, Fagor has consistently pursued pro-ecological policy. Concern for the environment is as important for us as the use of modern technology.That's why we focus on energy-efficient appliances of the highest energy efficiency class — A+, A++ and A+++. The development of technology has enabled our factories to become more environmentally friend- ly – we use less and less water, electricity and less waste water and solid waste is generated in the production. A lot of attention is paid to materials used in production.We strive to use only those that do not contain harmful substances and make recycling and safe disposal possible after use. ECOLOGY IN PRACTICE
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77 During transportation, protective packaging was used to protect the appliance against any damage. After unpacking, please dis- pose of all elements of packaging in a way that will not cause damage to the environ- ment. All materials used for packaging the appliance are environmentally friendly; they are 100% recyclable and are marked with the appropriate symbol. Important! Packaging materials (bags, polyethylene, polys- tyrene, etc.) should be kept away from children during unpacking. In accordance with European Directive 2012/19/EU and local legislation regarding used electrical and electronic goods, this appliance is marked with the symbol of the crossed-out waste container. This marking indicates that the appliance must not be disposed of together with other household waste after it has been used. The user is obliged to hand it over to waste collection centre collecting used electrical and electronic goods. The collec- tors, including local collection points, shops and local autho- rity departments provide recycling schemes. Proper handling of used electrical and electronic goods helps avoid environmental and health hazards resulting from the presence of dangerous components and the ina- ppropriate storage and processing of such goods. UNPACKING DISPOSAL OF OLD APPLIANCE
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78 BASIC INFORMATION MANUFACTURER’S DECLARATION Manufacturer’s Declaration The manufacturer hereby declares that this product meets the re- quirements of the following European directives: • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EC • Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Directive 2014/30/EC • ErP Directive 2009/125/EC • Directive RoHS 2011/65/EC and has thus been marked with the symbol and been issued with a declaration of compliance made available to market regulators. Carefully read the operating instructions before plugging dishwasher to a power outlet and using the appliance. Operating instruction include tips that will help you avoid the risk of injury and damage to the appliance. Keep dishwasher documentation in a safe place for possible future use. These operating instructions have been prepared for a range of appliances and some features described herein may not apply to your appliance.
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79 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS FOR USE Before you install the appliance Check the appliance for transport damage. Never install or use a da- maged appliance. If in doubt, con- tact your seller. Before first use See installation notes (below). Refer the grounding system installa- tion to a qualified electrician. The manufacturer shall not be liable for any damage arising from the use of a non-grounded appliance. Before using the appliance, verify that the data given on the rating plate matches that of local power outlets. Do not plug in the appliance before and during installation. Always use the original plug that came with the appliance. Do not use an extension cord to con- nect the appliance to the wall outlet. Extension cords are not sufficiently safe (e.g. they may overheat). Make sure the plug is easily acces- sible after installing the appliance.
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80 Before first use This appliance can be used by children aged 8 years and older or persons with physical, mental or sensory handicaps, or those who are inexperienced or unfa- miliar with the appliance, provi- ded they are supervised or have been instructed how to safely use the appliance and are familiar with the associated risks. Ensure that children do not play with the appliance.Children should not be allowed to clean or maintain the appliance. Children less than 3 years of age shall be kept away unless conti- nuously supervised. Child safety Do not allow children to play with the appliance. Dishwashing detergents can be caustic and irritate the eyes, mou- th and throat. Read the safety no- tes from detergent manufacturer. Never leave children unsupervi- sed when the appliance is open. It can contain residue detergent.
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81 Child safety Dishwasher water is not suitable for drinking. Danger of injury from the caustic chemicals. When you open the door during a programme, be careful as water temperature is high. To avoid injury always place long and sharp/pointed items (e.g. for- ks, knives) in the cutlery basket, pointing down, or flat on the top basket. Daily maintenance Use the appliance for household dishwashing only. Do not use solvents in the applian- ce as there is a risk of explosion. Do not sit or stand on the open door and do not place any objects on it.The device may overturn. Do not open the door when the appliance is operating. Hot water or steam can be released. Do not leave the door open, be- cause they it can pose a hazard.
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82 Dishes and utensils that are not suitable for di- shwashers. Ashtrays, candles, cleaning pas- tes, paints, chemicals, ferro-allo- ys; Forks, spoons and knives with a handle made of wood, ivory or Nacre, glued items, items conta- minated with abrasive powders, acid or base Plastic dishes that are not resis- tant to high temperature, contai- ners made of copper or tin; Aluminium and silver items (may be stained or loose lustre) Some delicate types of glass, porcelain with decorative prints, as prints may fade even after the first wash;some crystal dishes as they may lose their transparency, glued silverware sensitive to high temperatures, lead crystal glass, chopping boards, items made with synthetic fibres; Absorbent objects such as a sponge or kitchen cloths are not suitable for the dishwasher. Before buying dishes in the future make sure they are dishwasher safe.
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83 RECYCLING Packaging and some parts of the appliance are made of materials suitable for recycling. They are marked with the recycling symbol and information about the type of material. Before using the appliance remo- ve all packaging and dispose of it in accordance with the regula- tions. Warning! The packaging can be dangerous for children. Recyclable materials can be taken to local waste collection. Additio- nal information can be obtained from local authorities and at waste disposal points. SCRAPPING OF AN OLD APPLIANCE In accordance with European Directive 2012/19/EU and Po- lish legislation regarding used electrical and electronic goods, this appliance is marked with the symbol of the crossed-out waste container. At the end of its useful life, this product must not be disposed of with normal municipal waste. Instead, it should be taken to an electronic waste collection and recycling point. It is indicated by the symbol on the product itself, or on the Operating Instructions or packaging.
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84 SCRAPPING OF AN OLD APPLIANCE The materials used in making of this appliance can be reused, as indicated. By reusing or recycling the materials or parts, you will be playing an important part in pro- tecting our environment. Information about the relevant dis- posal points for worn-out electrical goods is available from your local authorities. Thank you for your contribution to environmental protection. To avoid risks, prevent the applian- ce pending transport from being used. Disconnect the plug and cut the power cord.Also damage the door lock.
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85 When choosing the place of installation, make sure you will be able to easily load and remove dishes and utensils from the dishwasher. Do not place the appliance in a room where the temperature can fall below 0°C. Before installing unpack the appliance following the instructions on the packaging. When you move the appliance do not handle it by the door or control panel. Leave some room on all sides to have convenient access to the dishwasher when cleaning. Make sure that when you set the dishwasher you do not crush the water supply and drain hose. Also, make sure that the appliance is not places on the power cord. Level the appliance using the adjustable legs. Proper level ensures trouble-free opening and closing the dishwasher doors. If the dishwasher door will not close properly, check that the appliance stands firmly on the floor, if not, adjust using the adjustable legs. Make sure that domestic water supply system is suitable for the dishwasher. It is recommended to install a filter in the water supply line to avoid damage to the appliance due to impurities (such as sand, clay, rust, etc.) that occasionally occur in water.This will also prevent accumulation of sedi- ment after dishwashing. Do not use the water supply hose from the old dishwasher. Use the new water supply hose provided with the appliance. Before connecting, rinse the hose with water. Connect the water supply hose directly to the water feed valve.The domestic water system pressure should be at least 0.03 MPa and up to 1 MPa. If the water pressure exceeds 1 MPa, install pressure reducing valve. When the connection is ready, open the valve completely and check for leaks. For safety reasons, close the water supply tap after every wash. INSTALL THE APPLIANCE PLACE YOUR APPLIANCE WATER SUPPLY CONNECTION WATER SUPPLY HOSE
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86 NOTE: Aquastop water supply is used in some dishwasher models. Dangerous voltage could occur with Aquastop. Do not cut the Aquastop water supply. Do not allow it to bend or twist Note: For safety reasons, close the water tap after every wash THE DRAIN HOSE The drain hose can be connected directly to a water drain or kitchen sink stub pipe.You can also drain the water directly into the sink using the special bracket (if available), placing the drain hose outlet on the kitchen sink edge.The drain hose connection should be made at least 50 cm and up to 110 cm from the floor. min 50cm / max 110cm min 50cm / max 110cm If the drain hose is longer than 4 m, dishes may not be washed properly.The manufacturer will not be held responsible. ELECTRICAL CONNECTION Grounded plug must be connected to a grounded power outlet with a proper voltage. If there is no grounding, refer this to a qualified electrician. If you operate the appliance without proper grounding, the manufacturer does not assume any liability for the possible resulting damage. Domestic electrical system must be protected with a 10-16A fuse. The appliance must be supplied with 220-240 V AC. If the supply voltage is 110 V, use 3000W, 110/220 V set-up transformer to connect the appliance. Do not connect the appliance during installation.
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87 Always use the plug provided with the appliance.When you operate the appliance at lower volta- ge the dishwashing efficiency will deteriorate and may damage the appliance. The power cord may only be replaced by authorized service or a qualified electrician. Failure to comply with these rules may lead to an accident. For safety reasons, you should always unplug the appliance after you have finished using it. In order not to avoid electric shock, do not remove the plug from the wall outlet with wet hands. When you unplug the appliance from the wall outlet, always pull the plug. Never pull the power cord.
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88 FEATURES AND COMPONENTS The features and components of the appliance (fig. 1): DESCRIPTION OF THE APPLIANCE NOTE: Figures are for illustrative purposes only Individual models may vary. Bottom spray arm Filter assembly Conduit Salt container Dispenser Cutlery basket Lower basket Upper basket Top spray arm Mugs and cups shelf Top spray arm
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89 Operation (Button) 1. Power Press this button to turn on your dishwasher, the screen lights up. 2. Program Press this button to select the appropriate washing program, corresponding indicator will be lit. 3. Alt Two-zone cleaning function. By pressing the button you can select the upper or lower basket; the corresponding indicator will light up. 4. Self-Cleaning Press and hold the Program button+Half-load button for 3 seconds simultaneously to provides an effective cleaning of the dishwasher itself, the screen will show “CLn”. 5. Extra Drying To dry dishes more completely. ( It can only be used with Intensive, ECO, Glass, 1hour ) 6. Delay Press this button to set the delayed hours for washing.You can delay the start of washing up to 24 hours. One press on this button delays the start of washing by one hour. 7. Child lock This option allows you to lock the buttons on the control panelexcept the Power button - so children cannot accidently start the dishwasher by pressing the buttons on the panel. To lock or unlock the buttons on the control panel, press and hold the Half-load button + Delay button for 3 seconds simultaneously. 8. Start / Pause To start the selected washing program or pause it when the dishwasher is working. Display 9. Program indicator Auto For lightly, normally or heavily soiled crockery with or without dried-on food. Intensive For heaviest soiled crockery, and normally soiled pots, pans, dishes etc.With dried-on food. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
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90 9. Program indicator ECO This is standard program, it is suitable to clean normally soiled tab- leware and it is the most efficient program in terms of its combined energy and water consumption for that type of tableware. Glass For lightly soiled crockery and glass. 1 Hour For normally soiled loads that need quick wash. Party For lightly soiled loads,such as glasses, crystal and fine china. 10.Warning indicator Rinse Aid If the indicator is lit, it means the dishwasher is low on dishwasher rinse aid and requires a refill. Salt If the indicator is lit, it means the dishwasher is low on dishwasher salt and needs to be refilled. Water Faucet If the indicator is lit, it means the water faucet closed. 11. Alt indicator Upper When you select Upper, only the upper rack nozzle is activated.The lower nozzle will not operate. Lower When you select Lower, only the lower rack nozzle is activated.The upper nozzle will not operate.
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91 Before using the appliance, verify that the data given on the rating plate matches that of local power outlets. Remove all packing materials from inside of the appliance. Prepare special salt (water softener). Pour water into the special salt dispenser and then add about 1.5 kg of special salt (dishwasher salt). Pour rinse aid into the dispenser. 1 Before first use PREPARE THE APPLIANCE FOR OPERATION A dishwasher requires soft water (with low calcium content) to operate efficiently. Otherwi- se, white residue main remain on the dishes and inside the appliance.This has a negative impact on the quality of dishwashing, rinsing and drying.When the water flows through the softener, ions responsible for the water hardness are removed, and the water becomes soft, for best dishwashing results. Depending on the degree of water hardness, the ions respon- sible for water hardness accumulate quickly inside the water softener.Therefore, the water softener must be regenerated to operate with the same efficiency during the next wash.This is why special salt is used in the dishwasher. 2 The importance of water descaling Only use special salt intended for dishwashers. Any other type of salt that is not intended for use in a dishwasher, especially regular kitchen salt, will damage the water softener. In the event of damage caused by the use of the wrong salt, the manufacturer’s warranty is void and we will not be liable for damage. Fill with special salt before running the washing programme. This will prevent spilled special salt or salty water from remaining on the bottom of the devi- ce, which may cause corrosion. 3 Add special salt 1. Remove the lower basket from the appliance and unscrew the special salt dispenser cap. 2. Place the end of the funnel (included) in the hole and pour about 1.5 kg of salt. 3. Pour water into the dispenser until full. It is normal that a small amount of water spills out of the special salt dispenser. 4. After you fill the dispenser, screw the cap on. 5.When you fil the dispenser with special salt, the add salt indicator goes out. 6. Start the washing programme immediately after filling the dispenser with special salt (the quick wash is recommended). Otherwise, salty water can damage the filters, the pump or other important appliance components This is not covered by the warranty. NOTE: Fill the special salt dispenser when the special salt indicator on the control panel lights up. Depending on the rate of salt dissolution, the special salt indicator may still be on even after filling the dispenser. If there is no special salt indicator on the control panel (on some models), you can estimate when to top up the dispenser based on the number of wash cycles performed. If some special salt spills, run the soaking programme or a quick wash programme. Use only the special salt intended for dishwashers!
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92 4 The test strip The dishwashing effectiveness is linked to water hardness.Therefore, the appliance is equipped with a system to reduce the hardness of the water supply.The dishwashing effectiveness is improved when the system is set correctly.To check water hardness contact the municipal water company or determined the water hardness using test strip (if available).
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93 5 Fill the detergent dispenser Open the detergent dispenser flap by pressing the detergent dispenser tab to release the lock as shown in the figure.The detergent dispenser features volume marking. Using these markings (lines) you can measure the correct amount of detergent.The dispenser can accommodate a maximum of 30g of detergent. Open the pack with dishwasher detergent and in the case of heavily soiled dishes pour 25 cm³ detergent into the main wash compartment (A) or 15 cm³ for less soiled dishes (B). If the dishes remained unwashed for an extended period of time or if food has dried, pour 5 cm³ detergent into the pre-wash compartment and start the dishwasher. Depending on the amount of soil and the water hardness you may need to add more detergent. Please note that the setting may be different depending on the water contamination. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions on the detergent packaging.
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94 You can prevent this by increasing the amount of detergent. Chlorine-free detergents have less bleaching effect. Stains may not be entirely removed. Select the programme with a higher wash temperature. Generally, using multi-component detergents suitable results are obtained only under certain conditions. Such detergents contain rinse aid and/or special salt in a specific amount. It is recommended to use special salt when using multi-component tablets. 7 What you should pay attention to when using these tablets. Always check the type of detergent used and whether it is a multi-component product. Make sure that the detergent used is appropriate for tap water hardness. Follow the instructions on the product packaging. If the detergent is in the form of tablets, never place it the cutlery basket. Always place the tablet in the detergent dispenser compartment. The use of these detergents yields good results only in certain applications. Using this type of detergent you should contact the manufacturer for information about proper use. If you use the detergent properly and dishwasher settings are correct you can save on salt and/or rinse aid. If dishwashing results while using 2-in-1 or 3-in-1 detergents are not satisfactory (tra- ces of lime scale on the dishes), please contact the detergent manufacturer. The warranty does not cover complaints due to the use of multi-component deter- gents. Recommended use: For best results using multi-component cleaning agents, add special salt and rinse aid in the dishwasher and set the water hardness and amount of rinse aid to the lowest setting. The solubility of the detergent tablets made by different manufacturers can vary with regard to temperature and time. It is therefore not recommended to use detergent tablets in quick programmes. It is recommended to use powder detergents in quick programmes. Always store detergents in a dry, cool place, out of reach of children. Add detergent to the dispenser immediately before using the appliance. Warning: If encounter another problem when using a multi-component detergent, please contact the detergent manufacturer. 6 Multi-component (multitab) detergents (eg. 2-in-1, 3-in-1, etc.) There are three types of detergents: 1. Containing phosphates and chlorine, 2. Containing phosphates and no chlorine, 3. Containing no phosphates and no chlorine. The latest tablets are generally phosphate-free. Since phosphates have water softening properties, we recommend adding salt to the container even if the water hardness is only 6°dH. If you use phosphate-free detergent where water is hard, white residue may be visible on the dishes.
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95 Stop using multi-component detergents Add special salt and rinse aid to dispensers. Set the water hardness to the highest level (6) and run an empty dishwasher. Adjust the water hardness. Adjust rinse aid setting. 8 Add rinse aid to the dispenser and adjust setting Use rinse aid to prevent the formation of white water drops, lime scale spots, white streaks that may occur on the dishes, as well as to improve the drying process. Con- trary to popular belief, it not only serves to obtain a shiny dishes, but also to facilitate drying. For this reason, make sure there is always sufficient amount of rinse aid in the dispenser. If the rinse aid indicator on the control panel lights up, add rinse aid to the dispenser. To add rinse aid remove the dispenser lid by unscrewing it. Add rinse aid until the level indicator becomes dark. Replace the lid and turn it until markings align. Use rinse aid level indicator to make sure the level is sufficient. Dark colour indicates sufficient rinse aid level in the dispenser, and the light colour indicates you need to add rinse aid to the dispenser. You can adjust rinse aid dosage from 1 to 6.The factory setting for the rinse aid is 4. Adjust to a higher dose if streaks remain on the dishes after drying or to a lower dose if blue residue collets on the dishes. Full ¾ full ½ full ¼ full (add more) Empty Rinse-Aid indicator
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96 Warning: Use only rinse aid designed for domestic dishwashers.Wipe up spilled rinse aid with a cloth as it will cause the formation of large amounts of foam, and thus will reduce the dishwashing effectiveness. If the water hardness is higher than the maximum values given in the table above, or if you use water from a deep well, it is recommended to use filters and water treatment equipment. NOTE:The factory settings are for the water hardness level 3. Water hardness table Water hard- ness German degrees [dH] French degrees [dF] British degrees [dE] Water hardness level indicator Special salt consumption [g/cycle] 1 0 ~ 5 0 ~ 9 0 ~ 6 H1 0 2 6-11 10-20 7-14 H2 9 3 12-17 21-30 15-21 H3 12 4 18-22 31-40 22-28 H4 20 5 23-34 41-60 29-42 H5 30 6 35-55 61-98 43-69 H6 60 The use of detergents Use a detergent for domestic dishwashers. On the market you can find detergent intended for dishwashers in the form of powder, gel and tablets. The detergent must be placed in the dispenser before starting the dishwasher. Store detergent in a cool and dry place, out of reach of children. Do not overfill the detergent dispenser, otherwise the detergent may not dissolve completely and leave streaks on the dishes. If you need more information on the detergent used, please contact the manufacturer directly. 1. Switch on the appliance; 2. Press the Start/Pause button for more than 5 seconds to start the water softener set model within 60seconds after the appliance was switched on; 3. Press the Start/Pause button to select the proper set according to your local environment, the sets will change in the following sequence: H1->H2->H3->H4->H5->H6; 4. Press the On/Off button to end the set up model.
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97 LOAD DISHES INTO DISHWASHER Upper basket The upper basket is designed for washing delicate dishes such as glasses, cups, plates, etc. Dishes that are placed in the upper basket should be less soiled than dishes in the lower basket. You can place long forks, knives and spoons horizontally on shelves so as not to obstruct the spray arms.. 1 Fold the mugs and cups shelves Fold the shelves to increase the capacity of the upper basket.You can place the glasses and mugs on the shelves. Raise the cup shelf to make more space in the basket for taller items.You can then lean the taller glasses against the shelf. It can also be removed if it is not needed. 2 Fold the dishwasher basket spikes The spikes are used to hold the plates.They can be folded, making more room for large dishes. 3 Raise Lower
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98 Tips for using the dishwasher basket: 4 Adjust the upper basket Type 1: The height of the upper basket can be easily adjusted to accommodate tall pots and pans in the upper or lower basket. To adjust the height of the upper basket: Lower position 1. Extend the upper basket. 2. Remove the upper basket. 1 2 Upper position 3. Mount the basket on the upper or lower rollers. 4. Insert the upper basket. Type 2: 3 4 1 2 1.To raise the basket to the upper position, raise it until it is at the same height on both sides. Make sure it is securely attached to the rails. 2.To lower the basket, push down and release the handles.
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99 Lower basket Put plates, bowls, pots, etc. in the lower basket. Make sure that dishes in the lower basket do not block the spray arm and it can rotate freely. Place large pans and heavily soiled items such as pots, pans, lids, dishes, etc. in the lower basket. Place dishes upside down, so that water does not collect inside. 5 Place the dishes in such a way that they do not block the spray arm.
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100 The standard load and test results Capacity: The upper and lower basket: 12 place settings. Set the upper basket to the upper position. Place the cups on the shelves. Detergent/rinse aid 5+35g, in accordance with the EN 50242, IEC 436 international standards/rinse aid dose: 6 Test programme Eco, in accordance with the EN 50242 international standard 6 Upper basket Lower basket Tests specification according to EN 50242 Capacity —12 standard place settings Upper basket setting — lower position Programme — ECO Rinse dose setting — 6 Water hardness setting — H3 Item Cookware 1 Cups 2 Saucers 3 Glasses 4 Small salad bowls 5 Medium salad bowls 6 Large salad bowls 7 Dessert plates 8 Dinner plates 9 Soup plates 10 Oval platter
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101 Cutlery basket Item Cutlery 1 Soup spoons 2 Forks 3 Knives 4 Tea spoons 5 Dessert spoons 6 Serving spoons 7 Forks for serving 8 Spoons for sauces Place knives and forks separately from each other, and make sure they do not touch as this may cause poor washing results. For best washing results place knives and forks in the cutlery basket, and make sure: they do not touch and place objects in the middle.
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102 TURN ON THE APPLIANCE AND SELECT PROGRAMME Turn on the appliance Draw out the lower and upper basket, load the dishes and push them back. It is commended to load the lower basket first, then the upper one. 2. Pour in the detergent. 3. Insert the plug into the socket. Make sure that the water supply is turned on to full pressure. 4. Close the door, press the Power button, to switch on the machine. 5. Choose a program, the response light will turn on.Then press the Start/Pause button, the dishwasher will start its cycle. 1 2 Change programme A wash cycle can only be changed if it has been running for a short time otherwise, the detergent may have already been released and the dishwasher may have already drained the wash water. If this is the case, the dishwasher needs to be reset and the detergent dispenser must be refilled.To reset the dishwasher, follow the instructions below: 1. Press the Start/Pause button to pause the washing. 2. Press program button for more than 3 seconds - the program will cancel. 3. Press the program button to select the desired program. 4. Press the Start/Pause button, after 10 seconds, the dishwasher will start. 3 Add dishes during the programme: A forgotten dish can be added any time before the detergent dispenser opens. If this is the case, follow the instructions below: 1. Press the Start/Pause button to pause the washing. 2.Wait 5 seconds then open the door. 3. Add the forgotten dishes. 4. Close the door. 5. Press the Start/Pause button after 10 seconds, the dishwasher will start. WARNING! Be careful when opening the door during the dishwashing programme as hot steam can be released and cause scalding.
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103 The dishwashing programme completes Press on/off button to turn off the appliance. Close water supply tap and open the dishwasher door.Wait a few minutes before unloading the dishwasher. Allow dishes to cool. Hot dishes are more susceptible to breakage. Also the dishes will dry. Turn off the dishwasher The programme is completed only when the programme indicator is on, but not flashing. 1. Press on/off button to turn off the appliance. 2. Close water supply tap! Open the door carefully. Hot dishes are more susceptible to breakage. Before unloading the dishwasher leave the dishes to cool for about 15 minutes. Open the dishwasher door, leave it ajar and wait a few minutes before removing the dishes. This will allow the dishes to cool and dry. Unload the dishwasher It is normal that the dishwasher interior is wet. First remove dishes from the lower basket and then from the upper basket.This will prevent water dripping from the upper basket on the dishes in the lower basket. 4
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104 CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE Clean external surfaces Door and door seal To remove food residue, clean the door gasket regularly with a soft, moist cloth. When loading dishes into the dishwasher, food and drink residue may deposit on the sides of the dishwasher door.These surfaces are outside the dishwasher compartment and the water from the spray arms does not reach them. Remove any residue before closing the door. Control Panel Wipe the control panel ONLY with a soft, damp cloth. WARNING Do NOT use any spray cleaner to prevent water ingress into the door lock and electrical components. Do not use any abrasive detergents or sharp cleaners on external surfaces. Some paper towels may also leave scratches or marks on the surface. Clean internal surfaces Filter system The filter system at the bottom of the dishwasher compartment stops coarse residue during wash cycle.This residue can cause clogging of the filters. Regularly check the condition of the filters and rinse them under running water, if necessary. Clean the filters as follows. NOTE: Figures are for illustrative purposes only Filter systems and spray arms may vary in individual models. 1 2 1. Hold the strainer and turn it counter clockwise to unscrew. Lift the filter up and remove it from the dishwasher. 2.The fine filter can be removed from the bottom of the filter assembly.The strainer can be disengaged from the main filter by gently squeezing the edges and pulling. 2 1 Strainer Main filter Fine filter
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105 3 4 3. Larger residues can be rinsed under running water. Clean the filter completely with a soft, clean brush. 4. Install the filters in reverse order, place the filter insert and turn clockwise as indicated by the arrow. WARNING Do not overtighten the filters. Carefully replace the filters and install in place. Otherwise, contaminants can enter the dishwasher's systems and cause clogging. NEVER use the dishwasher without the filter assembly. Incorrect filter replacement can reduce the appliance effectiveness and cause damage to the dishes and cutlery. 3 Spray arms Clean the spray arms regularly. Hard water and detergents can clog the nozzles and the spray arm slide rings. Clean spray arms: 1 2 1.To remove the upper spray arm, hold the nut in place and turn the arm counter clockwise. 2.To remove the lower spray arm, pull the arm up. 3. Clean the spray arms with a soft brush in warm soapy water. Rinse the arms and install in the applian- ce. 3
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106 Clean the dishwasher Frost protection In winter, the dishwasher must be protected against freezing temperature. After each wash: 1. Disconnect the dishwasher from power. 2.Turn off the water supply and disconnect the water inlet hose from the water valve. 3. Drain the water from the inlet hose and the water valve. (Collect the water in a bowl) 4. Reconnect the water inlet hose to the water valve. 5. Remove the filter and use a sponge to collect the water from the bottom of the dishwasher. After each wash After each wash, close the water supply to the appliance and leave the door slightly ajar, so that moisture and odours are not trapped inside. Unplug the appliance Unplug the appliance from the wall outlet before any cleaning and maintenance. Do not use solvents or abrasive detergents. Do not use solvents or abrasive detergents to clean the outer parts and the rubber seals of the dishwasher. Use only cloths and warm soapy water. To remove stains from the inside use a cloth dampened with water and a little vinegar or cleaning detergent intended specifically for dishwashers. If the dishwasher is not used for a long time It is recommended to run the washing programme with an empty dishwasher, then unplug the appliance from power, close the water supply and leave the door slightly ajar.This protects the gaskets and prevents the formation of unpleasant odours in the appliance. Move the appliance If the appliance needs to be moved, try to keep it in an upright position. If absolutely unavoid- able, you can rest the appliance on the back wall. 4
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107 ERROR CODES AND TROUBLESHOOTING In the event of a fault, the dishwasher displays error codes that identify the problem: ERROR CODE DESCRIPTION OF THE FAULT ACTION E1 Longer inlet time. Faucets is not opened, or water intake is restricted,or water pressure is too low. E3 Not reaching required temperature. Malfunction of heating element. E4 Overflow. Some element of dishwasher leaks . E8 Failure of orientation of distributary valve. Open circuit or break of distributary valve. WARNING! If overflow occurs, turn off the main water valve before calling for service. If there is water in the bottom tray due to overflow or a small leak, empty the water before starting the dishwasher.
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108 Problem Possible cause Solution The dishwasher will not start The dishwasher will not start The dishwasher door is open — close the door. The appliance is not connected to the mains power The Delay start function is selected Close the door carefully, make sure it is closed fully Child Lock is enabled (selected models) Turn off the Child Lock The dishwasher beeps at the end of the wash cycle It indicates the end of the wash programme and emits a beep The rinse aid indicator is on The LED display shows "Lsb" Add rinse aid The wash cycle takes too long The dishwasher is con- nected to hot water Check the dishwasher, make sure it is properly connected to hot water The duration of the wash programme varies depending on how soiled the dishes are When heavy soil is detected, auto and normal programmes, automatically extend the wash cycle duration The disinfection option has been selected When you select the disinfection option, the wash cycle time will be extended to reach the disinfec- tion temperature The dishes are not clean enough The water pressure is temporarily low Use a dishwasher when the pressure is normal The temperature of the inlet water is low Ensure that the dishwasher is connected to hot water.Try not to use the dishwasher if hot water is used elsewhere in the household The dishes are arran- ged too close together. The detergent is used incorrectly Rearrange the dishes in accordance with the ins- tructions. Use the amount of detergent suitable for the water hardness and the selected wash programme. Use a new/different detergent The selected wash pro- gramme is not suitable for the level of soil on the dishes Select a different, more intensive/longer wash programme The spray arm rotation is blocked Make sure that the spray arm rotates freely
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109 Problem Possible cause Solution The dishwasher will not start The dishwasher will not start Close the door carefully, make sure it is closed fully The appliance is not connected to the mains power The Delay start function is selected Check the connection to the power supply To change the setting, refer to the Start Delay section in the operating instructions Child Lock is enabled (selected models) Deactivate the Child Lock function, refer to the Child Lock section in the operating instructions. The dishes are not dry enough The detergent dispenser is empty Fill the rinse aid dispenser or increase the dis- pensed amount Dishes placed incorrectly in the dishwasher Rearrange the dishes in accordance with the instructions. The selected programme dose not include the drying stage Select the wash program that includes drying Stains and deposits on dishes Water too hard In the case of very hard water, a water softener should be installed Dishes placed incorrectly in the dishwasher Rearrange the dishes in accordance with the instructions. An old rinse aid was used Use new rinse aid Rinse aid dispenser is empty Add rinse aid to the dispenser Too much detergent Use less detergent if water is soft The temperature of water supplied to the dishwas- her exceeds 70°C Reduce the temperature of the water supply The detergent was not fully released from the dispenser The detergent may be too old Use a new/different detergent The spray arm rotation is blocked Rearrange the dishes making sure that the spray arm rotation is not restricted The detergent dispenser will not close The lid of the detergent dispenser is malfunctio- ning Add detergent and rinse aid according to the instructions The water was not drai- ned from the dishwasher The previous programme was not completed or was interrupted For information on how to select a suitable wash programme, please refer to the operating instructions
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110 Problem Possible cause Solution The dishwasher does drain the water properly The drain is clogged Check the air trap. The drain hose is bent Make sure that the drain hose is correctly connec- ted to the drain Foam in the dishwasher The wrong detergent was used Make sure that the detergent used is suitable for dishwashers The dishwasher is leaking The use of the wrong detergent resulted in a deposit Make sure that the detergent used is suitable for dishwashers The dishwasher is not levelled Level the dishwasher Black or grey streaks on the dishes The aluminium dishes ru- bbed against the plates. Rearrange the dishes The interior of the di- shwasher is stained Coffee and tea grounds Use a certified stain removal agent A reddish stain Load the dishes and run the rinsing programme which will reduce the stain formation Noise Noise of the detergent dispenser lid opening or water drain pump operating This is normal. A hard object in the dishwasher's system. When the object drops to bottom, the noise should stop If the noise continues after the full wash cycle, call service. The appliance does not fill with water The water tap is shut off Check that the water tap is open The door lock may not be engaged Make sure that the door is closed.
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111 Height [mm] [H] 845 mm Width [mm] [W] 598 mm Depth [mm] [D1] 600 mm (with the door closed) Depth [mm] [D2] 1175 mm (with the door opened 90�)

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  • Brand: Fagor
  • Product: Dishwashers
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