Whirlpool AWE 6721 manual

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  • Brand: Whirlpool
  • Product: Washing Machine
  • Model/name: AWE 6721
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: Dutch, French, German, English

Table of Contents

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CONTENTS
BEFORE USING THE WASHING MACHINE
FIRST WASH CYCLE
PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL
RECOMMENDATIONS
DESCRIPTION OF THE WASHING MACHINE
PREPARATION OF THE WASHING
DETERGENTS AND ADDITIVES
PROGRAMME SELECTION
CLEANING THE FOREIGN BODY TRAP
DRAINING RESIDUAL WATER
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
TRANSPORT AND HANDLING
INSTALLATION
ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
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BEFORE USING THE WASHING MACHINE
1.Remove the packaging and check
a. Cut and remove the shrink-wrap.
b.Remove the top protection and the protective
corners.
c. Remove the bottom protection by tilting and
turning the washing machine on one rear bottom
corner.
d.Open the lid by pressing it slightly down while raising
the handle. Remove the polystyrene cushion.
e.Remove the blue protective film from the panel
(depending on model).
• After unpacking, make sure that the washing
machine is undamaged. If in doubt, do not use the
washing machine. Contact After-Sales Service or
your local retailer.
• Keep the packaging materials (plastic bags,
polystyrene parts, etc.) out of reach of children;
they are potentially dangerous.
2.Remove the transport bracket
• The washing machine is fitted with transport
screws and a transport bracket to prevent
damage during transport. Before using the
washing machine you must remove the
transport bracket (see “Installation/Remove
the transport bracket”).
3.Install the washing machine
• Place the washing machine on a flat and stable
floor surface.
• Adjust the feet to ensure that the machine
is stable and level (see “Installation/Adjust
the feet”).
4.Water supply
• Connect the water supply inlet hose in
accordance with the regulations of your local
water company (see “Installation/Connect the
water inlet hose”).
• Water supply: Cold water only
• Tap: 3/4” threaded hose connection
• Pressure: 100-1000 kPa (1-10 bar).
For Great Britain & Ireland only:
• Water inlet: hot and cold fill.
The warm water inlet temperature must not
exceed 60° C.
5.Drain hose
• Connect the drain hose to the siphon or hook it
over the edge of a sink with the “U” bend (see
“Installation/Connect the water drain hose”).
• If the washing machine is connected to a built-in
drainage system, ensure the latter is equipped
with a vent to avoid simultaneous loading and
draining of water (siphoning effect).
6.Electrical connection
• Electrical connections must be carried out by a
qualified technician in compliance with the
manufacturer’s instructions and the current
standard safety regulations.
• The technical data (voltage, power and fuses) are
given on the rating plate on the rear of the
washing machine.
• The washing machine must be connected
exclusively by means of a socket with an earth
connection in accordance with current
regulations. The washing machine must be
earthed by law. The manufacturer declines all
liability for damage to persons or property
deriving directly or indirectly from failure to
observe the directions.
• Do not use extension leads or multi sockets.
• Before any maintenance on the washing machine
disconnect it from the mains supply.
• Access to the mains plug or to disconnection
from the mains supply via a double-pole switch
must be ensured at all times following the
installation.
• Do not operate the washing machine if it has
been damaged during transport. Inform the
After-Sales Service.
• Mains cable replacement is only to be carried out
by After-Sales Service.
• The washing machine must be connected to an
effective earthing installation, in compliance with
the regulations in force. In particular, washing
machines installed in premises containing a
shower or a bath must be protected by a
differential residual current device of at least 30
mA. Earthing the washing machine is obligatory
under the law. The manufacturer declines all
liability for damage to persons or property
deriving either directly or indirectly from failure
to observe the directions above.
• The washing machine may only be used in the
household for the prescribed uses.
Dimensions:
Width: 400 mm
Height: 900 mm
Depth: 600 mm
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FIRST WASH CYCLE
PRECAUTIONS AND GENERAL
RECOMMENDATIONS
1.Packing
• The packaging materials are 100% recyclable
and bear the recycling symbol . Adhere to
local regulations when disposing of packaging
material.
2.Energy saving tips
• Achieve the best use of energy, water, detergent
and time by using the recommended maximum
load size.
• Do not exceed the detergent dosages indicated
in the manufacturer’s instructions.
• The Eco Ball - a special system in the outlet - will
prevent detergent loss from the drum to avoid
detergent loss into the environment.
• Use “Prewash” for heavily soiled laundry only!
Save detergent, time, water and energy
consumption by not selecting “Prewash” for
slight to normally soiled laundry.
• Pretreat stains with stain remover or soak dried
in stains in water before washing to reduce the
necessity of a hot wash program.
• Save energy by using a 60°C instead of a 90°C
wash programme or a 40°C instead of a 60°C
wash programme.
• Save energy and time by selecting a high spin
speed to reduce the water content in laundry
before using a tumble dryer (for machines with
adjustable spin speed).
3.Disposing of packaging and old washing
machines
• The washing machine is built from reusable
materials. The washing machine must be
disposed of in compliance with current local
waste disposal regulations.
• Before scrapping, cut of the power cable so that
the washing machine cannot be connected to the
mains.
• Remove detergent from compartment if you
intend scrapping your washing machine.
4.Child safety
• Children must not be allowed to play with or in
the washing machine.
5.General recommendations
• Do not leave the washing machine connected
when not in use. Turn off the tap.
• Before cleaning or carrying out maintenance
switch off the washing machine and disconnect it
from the mains supply.
• To clean the outside of the washing machine, use
a neutral detergent and a damp cloth.
• Do not use abrasive detergents.
• Do not attempt to force the lid open.
• If necessary, the power cable may be replaced
with an identical one obtained from our After-
Sales Service. The power cable must only be
replaced by a qualified technician.
6.EC Declaration of Conformity
• This washing machine has been designed,
constructed and distributed in compliance with
the safety requirements of EC Directives:
73/23/EEC Low Voltage Directive
89/336/EEC EMC Directive
93/68/EEC CE Marking Directive
We recommend that the first wash cycle be carried out empty. This will remove any residual water used
in the factory checks.
1.Turn on the tap.
2.Close the drum flaps.
3.Pour a small amount of detergent (about 30 ml) into the detergent dispenser .
4.Select a short programme (see programme chart).
5.Switch on the machine.
6.Press the “On/Off” button.
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DESCRIPTION OF THE WASHING MACHINE
PREPARATION OF THE WASHING
Sort the laundry
1. Sort the laundry according to…
• Type of fabric / care label symbol
Cottons, mixed fibres, easy care/synthetics,
wool, handwashed items.
• Colour
Separate whites and coloureds. Wash new
coloured items separately.
• Size
Wash items of different sizes in the same load to
improve efficiency and distribution in the drum.
• Fabric delicacy
Wash delicate articles separately: use a special
programme for Pure New Wool , curtains
and other delicates. Always remove curtain glides
or wash curtains with the glides inside a cotton
bag. Use the special program for handwash
fabrics. Wash stockings, belts and other small
items or articles with hooks (e.g. bras) in special
cotton bags for washing machines or in zipped
pillow cases.
2.Empty pockets
Coins, safety pins and similar items can damage
your washing machine drum and tub.
3.Fasteners
Close zips and fasten buttons or hooks; loose
belts or ribbons should be tied together.
1.Lid
2.Detergent dispenser
3.Drum flaps
4.Pump and foreign body trap
5.After-Sales Service sticker (behind
the foreign body trap cover)
6.Mobility lever (depending on model)
• To move the washing machine: pull
the handle out a little bit by hand
and pull it out to the stop with the
foot.
7.Adjustable feet
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Stain removal
• Blood, milk, egg and other organic substances are
generally removed by the enzyme phase of the
programme.
• To remove red wine, coffee, tea, grass and fruit
stains etc. add a stain removing agent in
detergents dispenser compartment or
chlorine bleach in compartment (depending
on model).
• Particularly stubborn stains should be treated
before the wash.
Dyeing and bleaching
Products usually consist of dye colour, fixing agent
and salt. Pour the dye colour, the fixing agent and
then the salt directly into the empty drum. Load the
laundry only afterwards.
• Only use dyes and bleaches recommended for
washing machines.
• Follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
• Plastic and rubber parts of the machine may be
stained by dyes or bleaches.
Starching
• Dissolve/dilute the starch, powder or liquid, in
approximately 1 litre water outside of the washing
machine in a small container. Load the washing
machine,closethedrumflapsandpourthedissolved
starchdirectlyonthedrum.Thenclosethelid,select
the programme “Rinse and Spin” and start.
Loading the laundry
1.Open the machine lid.
2.Open the drum by pressing the small flap and holding
the large flap.
3.Place the items of laundry in the drum one by one
without compressing them. Follow loads
recommended in the “programme chart”: overloading
will result in unsatisfactory washing results and creased
laundry.
4.Close the drum flaps and check that they are
properly locked.
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Loading the laundry
1. Open the machine lid.
2. Open the drum by pressing the button and keep your
second hand on the big drum door at the same time.
3. Place the items of laundry in the drum one by one
without compressing them. Follow loads
recommended in the “Programme chart”:
Overloading will result in unsatisfactory washing
results and creased laundry.
4. To close the drum, please hold both doors in the
middle again.
Attention: Make sure that the drum door flaps are
properly locked, so that the button protrudes out
beyond the edge of the big door flap.
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DETERGENTS AND ADDITIVES
Choice of the right detergents and additives
The type of detergent depends on:
• type of fabric (cottons, easy care/synthetics,
delicate items, wool).
Note: use only specific detergents for wool.
• colour;
• washing temperature;
• degree and type of soiling.
Notes:
Whitish residues on dark fabrics are caused by
insoluble detergents components used in modern
phosphate-free powder detergents. If you notice
this problem, shake or brush the affected items or
use a liquid detergents.
Keep detergents and additives in a dry place and out
of reach of children.
Use only detergents and additives specifically
produced for domestic washing machines.
If you use descaling agents, dyes or bleaches, make
sure they are suitable for washing machine use.
Descaler could contain components that can attack
parts of your washing machine.
Do not use solvents (turpentine, benzine, etc.).
Do not machine wash fabrics that have been
treated with solvents or flammable liquids.
Dosage
Follow the instructions on the detergent pack in
relation to:
• the degree and type of soiling;
• the size of the load;
- full load: follow the detergent manufacturer’s
instructions;
- half load: 3/4 the amount used for a full load;
- minimum load (about 1 kg): half the amount
used for a full load;
• water hardness in your area (ask for information
from your water company): soft water requires
less detergent than hard water.
Notes:
Too much detergent can result in excess foam
formation, and the reduction of washing efficiency.
If the washing machine detects excessive foam it
may prevent spinning.
Insufficient detergent may result in:
grey laundry, deposits on the drum, tub and heater.
When using concentrated fabric softeners, add water in
the detergents dispenser up to “MAX” level mark.
To prevent dispensing problems when using highly
concentrated powder and liquid detergents, use
the special detergent ball or bag supplied with the
detergent and place it inside the drum.
WATER HARDNESS CHART
WATER
HARDNESS
CATEGORY
CHARACTE-
RISTICS
GERMAN
°dH
FRENCH
°fH
ENGLISH
°eH
1
2
3
4
soft
medium
hard
very hard
0-7
7-14
14-21
over 21
0-12
12-25
25-37
over 37
0-9
9-17
17-26
over 26
Filling up with detergents and additives
The dispenser will have three or four compartments depending on model.
Pour in the detergent:
• Washing powder for prewash and main wash
• Washing powder for main wash without prewash
• Fabric softeners and starch products,
no more than to “MAX” mark.
• Chlorine bleach, no more than to “MAX” mark.
(only four compartments model)
• Stain removers
• Water softeners (water hardness class 4)
• Starch (dissolved in water)
Be careful not to fill more than the “MAX” level mark.
Do not use liquid detergents for programmes with prewash.
For programmes without prewash and temperatures from cold to
40° C, it is recommended to use liquid detergents to avoid whitish
residues on the laundry.
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PROGRAMME SELECTION
Preparation of wash cycle
1.Load the machine, close the drum flaps and check that they are properly locked.
2.Add detergents and additives into the dispenser to no more than the “MAX” level mark. Please refer
to “Detergents and additives”.
3.Turn the programme selector knob to the desired programme.
4.Turn the temperature selector knob (if available) to the desired temperature.
5.Turn the spin speed selector knob (if available) to the desired spin speed.
6.Turn the spin speed selector knob to the desired spin speed. If the spin speed “0” is selected, the final
spin is cancelled, but not the intermediate spins. The programme ends with a drain cycle.
7.Select the desired options as described in the Programme Chart.
Programme start
Switch on the washing machine- the indicator lights up.
Note: If there is a power interruption or if the washing machine is disconnected during the cycle, the
programme will run again from the point where it was interrupted.
End of wash cycle
• The programme selector knob is in the Stop position.
1.Switch off the washing machine.
2.Cancel the options.
3.Turn the tap off.
4.Wait for the lid to unlock (about 1 minute).
5.Open the lid and the drum flaps and unload the machine.
Change the programme during the wash cycle
1.Switch off the washing machine.
2.Select the new programme.
3.Start the programme by switching on the machine.
Pause/Interrupt a programme
If for any reason you wish to interrupt the programme for a certain time and continue it later:
1.Switch off the machine.
2.After the desired pause turn on the machine again.
Cancel programme
1.Switch off the washing machine.
2.Set the programme selector to “Drain”.
3.Switch on the machine again to start the “Drain” programme.
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CLEANING THE FOREIGN BODY TRAP
The washing machine is provided with a self-cleaning
pump. The foreign body trap keeps objects like buttons,
coins, safety-pins etc. which have been left in the laundry.
1. Unplug the washing machine.
2. Open the foreign body trap cover with a coin.
3. Place a bowl beneath it.
4. Turn the foreign body trap slowly anti-clockwise until
the grip is vertical; do not remove it as yet.
5. Wait until all the water has drained out.
6. Now unscrew the foreign body trap completely and
extract it.
7. Remove any foreign items from the foreign body trap.
8. Make sure the pump impeller (in the housing behind
the foreign body trap) is not obstructed.
9. Insert the foreign body trap again and screw it
fully down in a clockwise direction to the stop
(until the grip is horizontal).
10. Pour 0.5 litres of water into the machine via the drum
and check that water does not leak from the foreign
body trap.
11. Close the foreign body trap cover.
12. Reconnect the washing machine.
Check the foreign body trap if the washing machine is not
draining correctly or if it fails to perform spin cycles.
The machine has safety device which stops the washing
machine before each filling when water was not removed
completely from the tub in previous part of washing
programme.
Check the foreign body trap regularly, two or three times
a year and clean it if necessary.
IMPORTANT: Make sure the water has cooled before
emptying the foreign body trap.
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DRAINING RESIDUAL WATER
CARE AND MAINTENANCE
When should I drain residual water (draining problem)?
• Before transporting (moving) the machine.
• If the washing machine is installed in a room subject to sub-
zero temperatures. It is best in this case to drain the machine
after every wash.
1.Stop the washing machine and unplug it.
2.Turn off the tap, disconnect the water supply hose from the
machine and allow the water to drain into a basin.
3.Open the foreign body trap, let the water drain into a small
shallow basin and close the trap.
4.Release the drain hose then open the fixing clip located at the
rear of the machine (see arrow A).
5.Let the residual water flow into a shallow basin.
6.Wait until the flow stops.
7.Fix the drain hose again with the clip and replace it with the U-
bend.
8.Reconnect the water supply hose and the power plug.
Important:
• After draining the residual water, screw on the machine’s
water supply hose by hand. Check water-tightness of washing
machine connections by turning the tap completely on.
Detergent dispenser
1.Push in the buttons on each side of the dispenser.
2.Pull the dispenser towards you and remove.
A small quantity of water can remain in the dispenser. It is
advisable to carry the dispenser in an upright position.
3.Wash the dispenser using running water.
You can also remove the siphon caps in the dispenser for
cleaning.
4.Replace the siphon caps in the dispenser (if removed).
Make sure that they lock in place.
5.Replace the dispenser by locating the bottom tabs in the lid
holes and pivot until both of the upper buttons lock.
Note: ensure that the detergent dispenser is correctly
reinstalled.
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Water inlet hose filter
Check and clean regularly (at least two or three times a
year).
1.Unplug the washing machine.
2.Turn off the tap.
3.Unscrew the hose from the tap.
4.Carefully clean the filter located at the end of hose, without
assembling it, for example with a tooth-brush.
Note: For machines equipped with hose type “A”, it must not
be submerged in water.
5.Screw the flexible hose back onto the tap by hand. Do not use
pliers (risk of squashing the joint).
6. Turn on the tap and check that the connections are water-
tight.
7.Plug the washing machine back in.
Recovering an object that falls between the drum
and the tub
If an object accidentally falls between the drum and the tub, you
can recover it thanks to one of the removable drum blades:
1. Unplug the washing machine.
2. Remove the laundry from the drum.
3. Close the drum flaps and turn the drum a half-turn.
4. Using the screwdriver press the plastic end while sliding the
blade from left to right.
5. It will fall into the drum.
6. Open the drum: you can recover the object through the hole
in the drum.
7. Refit the blade from inside the drum:
Position the plastic tip above the hole on the right side of the
drum.
8. Then slide the plastic blade from right to left until it clips.
9. Close the drum flaps again, turn the drum through half a turn
and check the positioning of the blade at all its anchorage
points.
10. Plug the washing machine in again.
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Washing machine exterior and control panel
• Clean with a soft damp cloth.
• If necessary, a neutral household cleaner can be
applied (do not use aggressive or abrasive
products).
Lid seal
• Clean from time to time with a damp cloth.
Water inlet hose(s)
• Check the hose regularly for brittleness and
cracks. Replace if necessary.
TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE
This washing machine is equipped with automatic
safety functions which detect and diagnose faults at an
early stage and allow you to react appropriately.
Often, however, the faults detected are small
enough to be solved in a matter of minutes.
For example:
*The washing machine does not start, no
lamp lights up.
Check whether:
• the washing machine is plugged in.
• the wall socket is functioning correctly
(use a table lamp or similar).
*The washing machine does not start, but
the pilot lamp is on.
Check whether:
• the washing machine lid is properly closed. Open
and close it again.
• a programme has been selected.
• the water tap is open.
*The washing machine stops during the
programme.
Check whether:
• the “Rinse Hold” button is pressed: terminate
this option by pressing the button again.
• the water tap is open.
• the pump/foreign body trap is blocked (see
“Cleaning the Foreign Body Trap”).
• the Water stop could be activated (see “Water
stop fault”).
*Insufficient or no water supply.
Switch off the washing machine and unplug it.
Check whether:
• the water tap is fully turned on, and the water
supply pressure is sufficient.
• the water inlet hose is kinked.
• the mesh filter in the water inlet hose is blocked
(see “Care and maintenance”).
• the water in the water inlet hose is frozen.
• the washing machine has a safety hose and the
safety valve is open (red indicator in the safety
valve inspection window). In this case replace it
with a new safety hose.
Reconnect the washing machine.
Turnonthemachinetocontinuewiththeprogramme
(do not add detergent for this programme).
*The washing machine does not drain out
the water.
Switch off the washing machine and unplug it.
Check whether:
• the “Rinse Hold” button is pressed. Terminate
this option.
• the drain hose is kinked (see “Installation”).
• the pump impeller is obstructed (see “Cleaning
the foreign body trap”).
• the water in the drain hose is frozen.
If water has remained in the drum, you can drain it
by following the instructions in the chapter
“Draining residual water”.
IMPORTANT: Before draining, allow the wash
water to cool down.
Reconnect the washing machine.
Turnonthemachinetocontinuewiththeprogramme
(do not add detergent for this programme).
If the fault re-occurs, contact After-Sales Service
(see “After-Sales Service”)
*Detergent and additive product residues
remain in dispenser at end of wash.
Check whether:
• the detergent dispenser is properly installed and
is not blocked (see “Care and maintenance”).
• the foreign body trap in the water inlet hose is
not blocked (see “Care and maintenance”).
*The washing machine vibrates during
the spin cycle.
Check whether:
• the washing machine is levelled and all the feet
are adjusted (see “Installation”).
• the transport bracket has been removed. Before
starting up the washing machine, the transport
bracket MUST be removed (see “Installation”).
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*Final spin results are poor.
Note: the washing machine has an unbalance
detection and correction system. If individual heavy
items are loaded (a bathrobe, for example), this
system may reduce the spin speed automatically or
interrupt the spin if it detects too great unbalance at
the start of the spin, in order to protect the washing
machine.
Excessive foam formation may also
prevent spinning.
Check whether:
• the pump impeller is obstructed (see “Cleaning
the foreign body trap”).
• if the laundry is still too wet at the end of the
programme: possibly add other items of clothing
and repeat the spin cycle.
• there is foam on the wash: repeat a rinse-spin
cycle to eliminate excess of detergent.
Water stop fault (depending on model).
(The pump operates).
The “Water Stop” fault may have been
triggered by:
• Too much foam.
• A leak in the inlet hose or in the washing machine.
Switch off the washing machine, unplug it and turn
off the water tap.
Tilt the washing machine forwards carefully to
allow the water to evacuate from the bottom tray.
Reconnect the washing machine.
Turn on water supply (if the machine is switched
off, but begins to fill, turn off the water supply and
contact After Sales Service).
Reselect the desired programme, add the
detergent, if necessary and switch on the machine
to restart the programme.
If the fault occurs again, contact After-Sales Service
(see “After-Sales Service”).
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AFTER-SALES SERVICE
Before contacting After-Sales Service:
1.Try to remedy the problem yourself (see
“Troubleshooting Guide”).
2.Restart the programme to check whether the
problem has solved itself.
3.If the machine continues to function incorrectly,
call After-Sales Service.
Specify:
• The nature of the problem.
• The exact model of the washing machine.
• The service code (number after the word
SERVICE).
The After-Sales Service sticker is in the
lid of the foreign body trap or on the rear
of the machine.
• Your full address.
• Your telephone number and area code.
As a priority, you should contact the After-Sales
Service of the retailer who supplied you with the
washing machine.
TRANSPORT AND HANDLING
1.Unplug the washing machine.
2.Turn off the tap.
3.Remove the water supply and drain hose.
4.Eliminate all water from the hoses and the washing
machine (see “Draining residual water”).
Wait for the water to cool so as to avoid any accidents.
5.To facilitate moving the machine, pull the handle situated
at the bottom front (optional on certain models) out a little
by hand and pull it out to the stop with the foot.
Afterwards push the handle back into the original stable
position.
6.Fix the transport bracket again for transportation.
7.Transport the washing machine upright.
IMPORTANT: Do not use the washing machine while the
handle is pulled out.
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INSTALLATION
Removal of transport bracket
The washing machine is fitted with a transport bracket to
avoid any possible damage during transport.
Before using the washing machine, the transport
bracket at the back MUST be removed.
1.Unscrew the two screws A and the four screws B with a
flat screwdriver or a No. 8 hex nut box spanner.
2.Remove the transport bracket.
3.Replace the four outer screws B on the machine and
tighten them.
4.Remove the two seals C from the hose holder and clip
them into the openings of the machine D.
Note: do not forget to replace and tighten the four
outer screws.
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1
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A B
D
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Adjust the feet
Install the washing machine on a level surface, near to
electrical, water and drain connections.
If the floor is uneven, adjust the feet (do not insert pieces of
wood, cardboard etc. under the feet):
1.Loosen the locknut using the wrench provided.
2.Adjust the height of the foot by hand.
3.Retighten the locknut by turning it anti-clockwise.
Make sure that all feet are resting correctly on the
floor and that the washing machine is perfectly level
and stable (use a spirit level).
The washing machine can be installed in an area 40 cm wide
and 63 cm deep.
Note: if you install the machine on thick carpet, adjust the
feet to ensure that there is sufficient space under the
machine for the air to circulate.
Connect the water inlet hose.
1.Carefully screw the water inlet hose onto the tap by hand.
2.Make sure there are no kinks in the hose.
3.Check water-tightness of tap and washing machine
connections by turning the tap completely on.
If the hose is too short, replace it with a suitable length of
pressure resistant hose (minimum 1000 kPa - EN 50084
approved type).
Periodically check the hose for brittleness and cracks.
Replace if necessary.
The washing machine can be connected without a
non-return valve.
For Great Britain & Ireland only:
1.Carefully screw both water inlet hoses:
• hot (see A) fill hose,
• and cold (see B) fill hose.
The warm water inlet temperature must not exceed 60° C.
A
B
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Water stop anti-flooding system
(depending on model)
• Screw the hose to the water supply tap. Turn the tap fully
on and check the water-tightness of the connection.
• The washing machine must not be connected to the
mixing tap of a non-pressurized water heater!
• The inlet hose and the plastic enclosure contain
(depending on model) electrical components: do not cut
the hose and do not immerse the enclosure in water.
• If the flexible hose is damaged, unplug the washing
machine from the mains immediately, turn off the tap and
replace the hose.
If the flexible hose is too short, replace it with a 3 m Water
Stop hose (available from After-Sales Service or from your
dealer). This operation must be carried out exclusively by a
qualified technician.
Connect the water drain hose
1.Unhook the drain hose from the left and right hose
connections, see arrow A in figure.
Important:
Do NOT loosen the drain hose connection from the
right side, see arrow B in figure. Otherwise, there is the
risk of leakage and of scalding with hot water.
2.Fix the “U” bend (C) to the free end of the drain hose.
3.Connect the drain hose to the siphon or hook it over the
edge of a sink with the “U” bend.
Small hand basins are not suitable.
The edge of the sink must be no more than 100 cm from
the floor.
If you need to add an extension, use a flexible hose of the
same size and secure the unions with screw-on hose clips.
Maximum overall drain hose length: 2.50 m.
Maximum drain height (“U” bend): 100 cm.
Minimum drain height: 55 cm.
Important:
Make sure there are no kinks in the drain hose and take
precautions against it falling while the washing machine is running.
A
B
C
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ELECTRICAL CONNECTION
Do not use extension leads or multi sockets.
Electrical connections must be made in accordance
with local regulations.
1) Warning - this appliance must be earthed
This appliance is normally supplied with a mains lead having
a plug fitted in the factory which has been checked for
correct earth continuity.
If the fitted plug is not suitable for your socket outlet, or if
the machine’s mains lead is not fitted with a plug, you
should fit a suitable new, good quality plug by following the
instructions in (2) below.
Any unsuitable plug should be cut off and disposed of in
order to avoid a possible shock hazard should it be
inserted into a socket.
2) CONNECTION TO A REWIRABLE PLUG - to be
carried out only by a qualified electrician
The wires in the mains lead are coloured in accordance
with the following code:
BLUE - “NEUTRAL” (“N”)
BROWN - “LIVE” (“L”)
GREEN AND YELLOW - “EARTH” (“E”)
Valid Only For Great Britain And Ireland
To fit a new plug, proceed as follows:
2.1 Polarized Plugs (e.g. 3 pin, 13 amp plug
conforming to BS 1363A)
a. The GREEN AND YELLOW wire must be connected
to the terminal in the plug which is marked with the
letter “E” or by the Earth symbol or coloured
green and yellow.
b. The BLUE wire must be connected to the terminal
which is marked with the letter “N” or coloured blue.
c. The BROWN wire must be connected to the terminal
which is marked with the letter “L” or coloured
brown.
2.2 Non-polarized plugs (e.g. 2 pin with side earth
contact). The wire which is coloured GREEN AND
YELLOW must be connected to the earth contact.
The other two wires should be connected to the two
pins, irrespective of colour.
Fuse replacement
If the mains lead of this appliance is fitted with a
BS 1363A 13amp fused plug, replace the fuse only with an
A.S.T.A. approved type conforming to BS 1362 and
proceed as follows:
1. Remove the fuse cover (A) and fuse (B).
2. Fit the replacement 13 A fuse into the fuse cover.
3. Refit both into plug.
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