Zanussi FJE 904 manual

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  • Brand: Zanussi
  • Product: Washing Machine
  • Model/name: FJE 904
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

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FJE 904 - FJE 1204G
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Use 8
Control panel 8
Controls 8-11
Washing hints 12
Sorting the laundry 12
Temperatures 12
Before loading the laundry 12
Maximum loads 12
Laundry weights 12
Removing stains 12
Detergents and additives 13
International wash code symbols 14
Operating sequence 15-17
Washing programmes 18
Maintenance 19
Door seal 19
Bodywork 19
Detergent dispenser drawer 19
Drain pump 19
Water inlet filter 20
Emergency emptying out 20
Frost precautions 20
Something not working? 21-22
Warnings 3-4
Disposal 4
Tips for environmental protection 4
Technical specifications 4
Installation 5
Unpacking 5
Positioning 5
Water inlet 5
Water drainage 6
Electrical connection 6
Your new washing machine 7
Description of the appliance 7
Door locked pilot light 7
Detergent dispenser drawer 7
Dear customer,
Please read these operating instructions carefully
and pay particular attention to the safety notes
indicated in the first pages. We recommend that you
keep this instruction booklet for future reference and
pass it on to any future owners.
Transport damages
When unpacking the appliance, check that it is not
damaged. If in doubt, do not use it and contact the
Service Centre.
The symbols you will see on some paragraphs of this booklet have the following meaning:
The warning triangle and/or the key words (Warning!, Caution!) emphasize information that is particularly
important for your safety or correct functioning of the appliance.
The information marked with this symbol provides additional instructions and practical tips on the use of
the appliance.
Tips and information about economical and ecological use of the machine are marked with this symbol.
Our contribution to the protection of the
environment: we use environmentally
friendly paper.
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• All internal packing must be removed before using
the appliance. Serious damage may be caused to
the machine or adjacent furniture if the protective
transit devices are not removed or are not
completely removed. Refer to the relevant
paragraph in the instruction book.
• Any electrical work required to install this appliance
must be carried out by a qualified electrician.
• Any plumbing work required to install this appliance
must be carried out by a qualified plumber.
• After having installed the machine, check that it is
not standing on its electrical supply cable.
• If the appliance is placed on a carpeted floor,
ensure that air can circulate freely between the feet
and the floor.
• This appliance is designed for domestic use. It
must not be used for purposes other than those for
which it was designed.
• Only wash fabrics which are designed to be
machine washed. Follow the instructions on each
garment label.
• Do not overload the appliance. Follow the
instructions in the instruction book.
• Make sure that all pockets are empty. Objects such
as coins, safety pins, pins and screws can cause
extensive damage.
• Do not machine wash garments saturated with
petroleum, methylated spirits, trichlorethylene, etc.
If such fluids have been used to remove stains
prior to washing, wait until they have completely
evaporated from the fabric before placing garments
in the appliance.
• Place small items such as socks, belts, etc. in a
cloth bag or pillowcase to prevent them getting
trapped between the drum and the tub.
• Use only the recommended quantities of fabric
softener. An excessive amount could damage the
• Leave the porthole door slightly ajar when the
appliance is not in use. This preserves the door
seal and prevents the formation of musty smells.
• Always check that water has emptied out before
opening the door. If not, drain the water following
the instructions in the instruction book.
• Always unplug the appliance and shut the water
tap after use.
General safety
• Repairs to the machine must be carried out only by
qualified personnel. Repairs carried out by
inexperienced persons could cause serious
danger. Contact your local Service Centre.
• Never pull the power supply cable to remove the
plug from the socket; always take hold of the plug
• During high temperature wash programmes the
door glass may get hot. Do not touch it!
Child safety
• Children are often not aware of how dangerous
electrical appliances can be. When the machine is
working, children should be carefully supervised
and not be allowed to play with the appliance.
• The packaging components (e.g. plastic film,
polystyrene) can be dangerous to children - danger
of suffocation! Keep them out of children’s reach.
• Keep all detergents in a safe place out of children’s
• Make sure that children or pets do not climb into the
drum. To avoid this the machine incorporates a
special feature. To activate this device, rotate the
button (without pressing it) inside the door clockwise
until the groove is horizontal. If necessary use a coin.
To disable this device and restore the possibility of
closing the door, rotate the button anti-clockwise until
the groove is vertical.
• When the appliance is to be scrapped, cut off the
electrical supply cable and destroy the plug with
the remaining cable. Disable the door catch in
order to prevent children from becoming trapped
inside while playing.
The following warnings are provided in the interests of overall safety. You must read them carefully before
installing or using the appliance.
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Tips for environmental protection
Packaging materials
The materials marked with the symbol are
This means that they can be recycled by disposing of
them properly in appropriate collection containers.
Use authorised disposal sites for your old appliance.
Help to keep your country tidy!
To save water, energy and to help protect the
environment, we recommend that you follow these
• Normally soiled laundry may be washed without
prewashing in order to save detergent, water and
time (the environment is protected too!).
• The machine works more economically if it is fully
• With adequate pre-treatment, stains and limited
soiling can be removed; the laundry can then be
washed at a lower temperature.
• Measure out detergent according to the water
hardness, the degree of soiling and the quantity of
laundry being washed.
FJE904 FJE1204G
DIMENSIONS Height 85 cm 85 cm
Width 60 cm 60 cm
Depth 57 cm 57 cm
MAXIMUM LOAD Cotton 5 kg 6 kg
Synthetics 2.5 kg 3 kg
Delicates 2.5 kg 3 kg
Woollens/Hand wash 2 kg 2 kg
SPIN SPEED 900 rpm max. 1200 rpm max.
POWER SUPPLY VOLTAGE/FREQUENCY 220-230 V/50 Hz 220-230 V/50 Hz
WATER PRESSURE Minimum 50 kPa 50 kPa
Maximum 800 kPa 800 kPa
This appliance complies with the following EEC Directives:
73/23/EEC of 19/02/73 relating to low voltage
89/336/EEC of 03/05/89 relating to electromagnetic compatibility.
Technical specifications
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All transit bolts and packing must be removed
before using the appliance.
You are advised to keep all transit devices so that
they can be refitted if the machine ever has to be
transported again.
Using a spanner unscrew and remove the two rear
bottom screws. Slide out the two plastic pins.
Lay the machine gently on its back, making sure that
the hoses are not squashed.
Remove the polystyrene block from the bottom of the
machine and release the two plastic bags.
Very carefully slide out the left polythene bag,
removing it towards the right and then downwards.
Repeat the operation for the right polythene bag,
removing it towards the left and then upwards.
Remove the polystyrene base.
Set the machine upright and unscrew the remaining
rear screw. Slide out the relevant pin.
Fill all the holes with the plastic plugs supplied with
the instruction booklet.
Install the machine on a flat hard floor.
Make sure that air circulation around the machine is
not impeded by carpets, rugs etc. Check that the
machine does not touch the wall or other kitchen
Carefully level by screwing the adjustable feet in or
out. Never place cardboard, wood or similar
materials under the machine to compensate for any
unevenness in the floor.
Water inlet
Connect the water inlet hose to a tap with a 3/4"
The other end of the inlet hose which connects to the
machine can be turned in any direction. Simply
loosen the fitting, rotate the hose and retighten the
fitting, making sure there are no water leaks
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The inlet hose must not be lengthened. If it is too
short and you do not wish to move the tap, you will
have to purchase a new, longer hose specially
designed for this type of use.
Water drainage
The end of the drain hose can be positioned in three
Hooked over the edge of a sink using the plastic
hose guide supplied with the machine. In this
case, make sure the end cannot come unhooked
when the machine is emptying.
This could be done by tying it to the tap with a piece
of string or attaching it to the wall.
In a sink drain pipe branch. This branch must be
above the trap so that the bend is at least 60 cm
above the ground.
Directly into a drain pipe at a height of not less
than 60 cm and not more than 90 cm.
The end of the drain hose must always be
ventilated, i.e. the inside diameter of the drain pipe
must be larger than the outside diameter of the drain
The drain hose must not be kinked. Run it along the
floor; only the part near the drainage point must be
Electrical connection
This machine is designed to operate on a 220-230 V,
single-phase, 50 Hz supply.
Check that your domestic electrical installation can
take the maximum load required (2.2 kW), also
taking into account any other appliances in use.
Connect the machine to an earthed socket.
The manufacturer declines any responsibility
for damage or injury through failure to comply
with the above safety precaution.
Should the appliance power supply cable
need to be replaced, this should be carried
out by our Service Centre.
The power supply cable must be easily
accessible after installing the machine.
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Your new washing machine
This new washing machine, which is fitted with the Jet system, patented Zanussi, meets all modern needs for
effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption.
Further savings are achieved by washing small loads of laundry, since water and electricity consumption is
proportional to the quantity and type of laundry being washed.
• The programme progress display shows the programme steps selected and the programme phase which
is running.
• The special wool programme with its new delicate wash system treats your woollens with extreme care.
• Automatic cooling of the wash water to 60°C before draining, with the 95°C programme. This reduces
thermal shock to fabrics, helping to prevent creasing.
• The balance control device ensures the machine is stable during the spin.
1 Detergent dispenser drawer
2 Control panel
3 Door locked pilot light
4 Drain pump
5 Adjustable feet
Door locked pilot light (3)
It stays on during the whole programme indicating
that the door is locked.
When the light goes out, the door can be opened
(see page 17).
Detergent dispenser drawer
Main wash
Fabric softener, starch
Description of the appliance
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Control panel
Maximum temperatures are 95°C for cotton, 60°C for
synthetic fabrics, 40°C for delicate fabrics, wool and
fabrics to be hand-washed (HAND WASH programme).
Position corresponds to cold wash.
By depressing TEMPERATURE and SPIN
SPEED buttons simultaneously, the acoustic
signal is switched off in the following cases:
• when depressing the buttons
• when an incorrect option selection is made
• at the end of the programme.
5 SPIN SPEED button
Press this button repeatedly to change the spin
speed, if you want your laundry to be spun at a
speed different from the one proposed by the
washing machine. The relevant light will light up.
Maximum speeds are:
• for cotton: 900 rpm for model FJE904;
1,200 rpm for model FJE1204G;
• for synthetic fabrics, wool, and fabrics to be hand-
washed: 900 rpm (FJE 1204 G), 800 rpm (FJE 904);
• for delicate fabrics: 700 rpm (FJE 1204 G)
650 rpm (FJE 904).
RINSE HOLD position : when you choose this
option, the machine will not drain the water of the
last rinse, so as not to wrinkle the laundry.
At the end of the cycle, the light of the
START/PAUSE button will flash, to indicate that
the water must be drained.
To complete the cycle, choose one of the following
1 ON/OFF button
Press this button to switch the washing machine on.
Press the ON/OFF button again to switch the
machine off.
2 MAINS-ON light
This light is connected to the ON/OFF button. It
lights up when you press the button, and goes out
when you press it again.
3 FABRIC button
Press this button repeatedly to select the
programme on the basis of the type of laundry to be
washed. The light relevant to the selected
programme will light up. The washing machine will
propose a temperature and automatically select the
maximum spin value provided for the programme
you have chosen. You can change these values by
operating buttons 4 and 5.
Hand wash
When you select this programme, you obtain a
particularly delicate washing, suitable for articles of
clothing whose label indicates that they must be
hand-washed .
Press this button repeatedly to increase or decrease
the temperature, if you want your laundry to be
washed at a temperature different from the one
proposed by the washing machine. The relevant
light will light up.
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• Draining and spin:
- Press the START/PAUSE button. The machine will
drain the water, then spin the laundry at the maximum
speed provided for the selected programme.
- Select spin speed by means of button 5, and
press the START/PAUSE button.
• Drain only
- Press the SKIP/RESET button once,
so as to cause the DRAIN light to light up,
then press the START/PAUSE button.
Important! If you accidentally press the
SKIP/RESET button more than once, the display
will show three blinking dashes. To drain the
water, select any washing programme by means
of the FABRIC button, then press SKIP/RESET
three times in order to select the DRAIN position
(only the DRAIN light will remain lit).
6-7 OPTIONS button
Press these buttons to select the following options:
• PREWASH : select this option if you wish your
laundry to be prewashed before the main wash
(not available for wool and hand-wash cycle).
The prewash ends with a short spin at 650 rpm in
programmes for cotton and synthetic fabrics,
whereas in the programme for delicate fabrics the
water is only drained.
• SOAK : select this option if you wish to perform a
soak of about 30 minutes at 30°C to your laundry. By
pressing the DELAY START button (11) the soak
time can be prolonged up to 24 hours max. After this
time the wash cycle will automatically start.
This function is not available for wool and hand-
wash cycle.
The soak ends with a short spin at 650 rpm in
programmes for cotton and synthetic fabrics,
whereas in the programme for delicate fabrics the
water is only drained.
• QUICK WASH : for laundry that is only slightly
soiled (not for wool and HAND WASH
The washing time will be reduced according to the
type of fabric and the selected temperature.
The PREWASH, SOAK and QUICK options
cannot be selected together.
• SUPER RINSE : this option can be selected
with all programmes except the wool and hand
wash programme. The machine performs 4 rinses
instead of 3. This option is recommended for
people who are allergic to detergents, and in areas
where the water is very soft.
• ECONOMY : this option can be selected for
cottons and synthetics lightly or normally soiled
with a temperature of 40°C or higher.
The washing time will be prolonged.
Furthermore if you select 95°C, the washing
temperature will be reduced from 95°C to 60°C.
If you select 60°C, the washing temperature will be
reduced to 40°C.
The SUPER RINSE and the ECONOMY options can
be selected together by means of the relevant button.
8 Display
The following pieces of information are shown on the
• Three blinking dashes, when a programme is
cancelled by means of the SKIP/RESET button.
The three blinking dashes will also appear when you
press the ON/OFF button to switch the machine on,
if the previously selected cycle has been erased.
• Duration of washing programme in hours
and minutes, after you have selected a
While the programme is running (after you have
pressed the START/PAUSE button), the displayed
time value decreases by one unit every minute.
• The washing machine has stopped with water in
the tub, at the end of a programme with the
RINSE HOLD option : this is indicated by a
static zero.
• The washing machine has completed the
programme: this is indicated by a blinking zero.
At the same time, the door locked light goes out.
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The zero will reappear when you switch the
washing machine on, unless the previous
programme has been erased by means of the
SKIP/RESET button.
The first time you use the washing machine,
when you switch it on, it may display a blinking zero and
give an audible warning signal. This is due to the fact
that the washing machine has performed a washing
cycle during the manufacturer’s inspection tests, and
this cycle has not been erased after its completion.
• Delay start, a time value indicated in hours and
selected by means of the relevant button.
The delay time is displayed for 3 seconds, then the
duration of the selected programme reappears.
After you have pressed the START/PAUSE button,
the countdown begins, and the delay time value
decreases by one unit every hour.
You can delay the start of the selected programme
by up to 24 hours in one hour intervals.
• An incorrect option selection has been made: this
is indicated by the message Err when a function
incompatible with the current programme is selected.
The incorrect selection is also indicated by an
audible warning signal.
• An alarm code indicates a fault in the machine
operation (see the relevant chapter on page 21).
9 START/PAUSE button
This button has three functions:
• Start: after you have selected the desired
programme and options, press this button to start
the washing machine. The light above the button
will stop flashing and remain lit.
If you have selected a delay time by means of
button 11, the countdown will begin and will be
shown on the display.
• Pause: when you press this button again, the
programme in progress is interrupted. The light
above the button will start flashing. To restart the
programme, press the button again.
When you PAUSE the cycle, the DOOR LOCKED
light goes out, and it becomes possible to open the
door, provided
• the washing machine is not in the heating phase;
• the level of the water is not high;
• the drum is not turning.
Important! You must set the washing machine to
PAUSE before you make any change in the
programme in progress.
• Draining of water and spinning after the execution
of programmes with the RINSE HOLD option.
10 SKIP/RESET button
At the end of a programme, you must press this
button once or repeatedly, in order to clear the
contents of the memory (the display will show three
blinking dashes); otherwise, the next time you switch
the washing machine on, the blinking zero will
reappear and the audible warning signals relevant to
the end of the previous cycle will be given.
You can also press the RESET button to exclude
one or several phases of the programme which is
running, as indicated below.
- set the washing machine to PAUSE by pressing the
START/PAUSE button (the relevant light will flash);
- press the RESET button once or several times, until
the required phase(s) is(are) cancelled (the light next
to the symbol of the phase(s) will go out).
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In this case, the spin (at
the speed provided for
the selected type of
fabric) will be
This button allows you also to select special
programmes, such as RINSES, SPIN and DRAIN.
• If the machine is already switched on because it
has just performed a washing programme, proceed
as follows:
- depress RESET once or repeatidly to cancel the
previously performed programme (three blinking
dashes will appear on the display);
- select the type of fabric by means of the relevant
- select the special programme:
Depress RESET once, the pilot light WASH
goes out.
Depress RESET twice, the pilot lights WASH
and RINSES go out.
Depress RESET three times, the pilot lights
WASH , RINSES and SPIN go out.
In this case the
machine will perform
the rinses and spin.
• If the machine is switched off:
- depress ON/OFF button to switch it on;
- select the type of fabric by means of button
- select the special programme as previously
11 DELAY button
This button makes it possible to delay the starting of
the programme by up to 24 hours. The delay you have
selected is shown on the display for about 5 seconds;
afterwards, the duration of the programme reappears.
You must select this option after you have set the
programme and before you press the
If the SOAK option has been chosen the selected
delay will correspond to the soak time. If no delay time is
selected the soak programme will last about 30 minutes.
The time value shown on the display will decrease
by one unit every hour.
You can change the delay time at any moment,
before you press the START/PAUSE button.
If you have already pressed the START/PAUSE
button, and you wish to change or cancel the delay
time, proceed as follows:
• set the washing machine to PAUSE by pressing the
• press the DELAY button until the display shows the
desired delay time or
• press the DELAY button once, to erase the delay
time. The display will indicate “0h”.
• press the START/PAUSE button again.
The door will be locked throughout the delay time
(DOOR LOCKED light lit).
If you need to open the door, you must first set the
washing machine to PAUSE by pressing the
START/PAUSE button. After you have closed the
door, press the START/PAUSE button again.
12 Programme phase indicator
When you select a programme, the lights relevant to
the phases that form the programme light up.
After you have started the programme, only the light
relevant to the phase that is currently being carried
out will remain lit.
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Washing hints
Sorting the laundry
Follow the wash code symbols on each garment
label and the manufacturer’s washing instructions.
Sort the laundry as follows:
whites, coloureds, synthetics, delicates, woollens.
95° for normally soiled white cottons and linen
(e.g. tea cloths, towels, tablecloths,
60° for normally soiled, colour fast garments
(e.g. shirts, night dresses, pyjamas....) in
linen, cotton or synthetic fibres and for
lightly soiled white cotton (e.g. underwear).
(cold)for delicate items (e.g. net curtains), mixed
30°-40° laundry including synthetic fibres and
Before loading the laundry
Never wash whites and coloureds together. Whites
may lose their “whiteness” in the wash.
New coloured items may run in the first wash; they
should therefore be washed separately the first time.
Make sure that no metal objects are left in the
laundry (e.g. hair clips, safety pins, pins).
Button up pillowcases, close zip fasteners, hooks
and poppers. Tie any belts or long tapes.
Remove persistent stains before washing. Rub
particularly soiled areas with a special detergent or
detergent paste.
Treat curtains with special care. Remove hooks or tie
them up in a bag or net.
Maximum loads
Recommended loads are indicated in the
programme charts.
General rules:
Cotton, linen: drum full but not too tightly packed;
Synthetics: drum no more than half full;
Delicate fabrics and woollens: drum no more than
one third full.
Washing a maximum load makes the most efficient
use of water and energy.
For heavily soiled laundry, reduce the load size.
Laundry weights
The following weights are indicative:
bathrobe 1200 g
napkin 100 g
quilt cover 700 g
sheet 500 g
pillow case 200 g
tablecloth 250 g
towelling towel 200 g
tea cloth 100 g
night dress 200 g
ladies’ briefs 100 g
man’s work shirt 600 g
man’s shirt 200 g
man’s pyjamas 500 g
blouse 100 g
men’s underpants 100 g
Removing stains
Stubborn stains may not be removed by just water
and detergent. It is therefore advisable to treat them
prior to washing.
Blood: treat fresh stains with cold water. For dried
stains, soak overnight in water with a special
detergent then rub in the soap and water.
Oil based paint: moisten with benzine stain
remover, lay the garment on a soft cloth and dab the
stain; treat several times.
Dried grease stains: moisten with turpentine, lay
the garment on a soft surface and dab the stain with
the fingertips and a cotton cloth.
Rust: oxalic acid dissolved in hot water or a rust
removing product used cold. Be careful with rust
stains which are not recent since the cellulose
structure will already have been damaged and the
fabric tends to hole.
Mould stains: treat with bleach, rinse well (whites
and fast coloureds only).
Grass: soap lightly and treat with bleach (whites and
fast coloureds only).
Ball point pen and glue: moisten with acetone (*),
lay the garment on a soft cloth and dab the stain.
Lipstick: moisten with acetone as above, then treat
stains with methylated spirits. Remove any residual
marks from white fabrics with bleach.
Red wine: soak in water and detergent, rinse and
treat with acetic or citric acid, then rinse. Treat any
residual marks with bleach.
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Quantity of detergent to be used
The type and quantity of detergent will depend on
the type of fabric, load size, degree of soiling and
hardness of the water used.
Water hardness is classified in so-called “degrees” of
hardness. Information on hardness of the water in
your area can be obtained from the relevant water
supply company, or from your local authority.
Follow the product manufacturers’ instructions on
quantities to use.
Use less detergent if:
– you are washing a small load,
– the laundry is lightly soiled,
– large amounts of foam form during washing.
Ink: depending on the type of ink, moisten the fabric
first with acetone (*), then with acetic acid; treat any
residual marks on white fabrics with bleach and then
rinse thoroughly.
Tar stains: first treat with stain remover, methylated
spirits or benzine, then rub with detergent paste.
(*) do not use acetone on artificial silk.
Detergents and additives
Good washing results also depend on the choice of
detergent and use of the correct quantities to avoid
waste and protect the environment. Although
biodegradable, detergents contain substances
which, in large quantities, can upset the delicate
balance of nature.
The choice of detergent will depend on the type of
fabric (delicates, woollens, cottons, etc.), the colour,
washing temperature and degree of soiling.
All commonly available washing machine detergents
may be used in this appliance:
– powder detergents for all types of fabric,
– powder detergents for delicate fabrics (60°C max)
and woollens,
– liquid detergents, preferably for low temperature
wash programmes (60°C max) for all types of
fabric, or special for woollens only.
The detergent and any additives must be placed in
the appropriate compartments of the dispenser
drawer before starting the wash programme.
If using concentrated powder or liquid detergents, a
programme without prewash must be selected.
The washing machine incorporates a recirculation
system which allows an optimal use of the
concentrated detergent.
Pour liquid detergent into the dispenser drawer
compartment marked just before starting the
Any fabric softener or starching additives must be
poured into the compartment marked before
starting the wash programme.
Follow the product manufacturer’s recommendations
on quantities to use and do not exceed the «MAX»
mark in the detergent dispenser drawer.
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International wash code symbols
These symbols appear on fabric labels, in order to help you choose the best way to treat your laundry.
Energetic wash
Delicate wash
Max. wash
Max. wash
Max. wash
Max. wash
Hand wash Do not
at all
Bleaching Bleach in cold water Do not bleach
Ironing Hot iron
max 200°C
Warm iron
max 150°C
Lukewarm iron
max 110°C
Do not iron
Dry cleaning Dry cleaning
in all solvents
Dry cleaning in
petrol, pure alcohol,
R 111 & R 113
Dry cleaning
in petrol,
pure alcohol
and R 113
Do not
dry clean
Drying Flat On the line On clothes
Tumble dry
Do not
tumble dry
95 60
40 40
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4. Switch the machine on
Press the ON/OFF button to switch the machine
on. The display will show three blinking dashes or a
blinking zero. The light above the button will light up.
5. Select the desired programme/fabric
Press the FABRIC button repeatedly, in order to
select the desired programme/fabric. The relevant
light will light up.
The lights relevant to the phases that form the
programme will light up.
The display will show the duration of the selected
programme, calculated on the basis of the maximum
load for each type of fabric. The START/PAUSE
button light will start flashing.
If the load of laundry to be washed is small, at the
beginning of the cycle the display will still indicate the
duration relevant to the maximum load. The duration
value will be gradually adjusted during the execution
of the cycle.
Operating sequence
Before washing your first load of laundry, we
recommend that you run a cotton cycle at 60°C, with
the machine empty, in order to remove any
manufacturing residue from the drum and tub.
Pour half a measure of detergent into the main wash
compartment and start up the machine.
1. Place the laundry in the drum
Open the door.
Place the laundry in the drum, one item at a time,
shaking them out as much as possible.
Close the door.
2. Measure out the detergent
Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops. Measure
out the amount of detergent recommended by the
manufacturer in a graduated cup and pour it into the
main wash compartment .
If you have selected the prewash or SOAK
function, pour detergent into the appropriate
compartment marked .
3. Measure out the additive
If required, pour fabric softener into the compartment
marked , without exceeding the «MAX» mark.
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9. Select the DELAY TIME
Before you start the programme, if you wish the
starting to be delayed, press the DELAY button (11)
repeatedly, or keep it pressed, to select the desired
delay. The selected delay time value (up to 24 hours)
will appear on the display for 3 seconds, then the
duration of the programme will appear again.
10. Start the programme
Press the START/PAUSE button . The relevant
light will stop flashing, the DOOR LOCKED light will
light up, and only the light relevant to the phase that
is in progress will remain lit.
If you have chosen a delayed start, the washing
machine will begin the countdown.
The display will show the duration of the programme
or the selected delay.
6. Select the temperature
Press the TEMPERATURE button if you wish to
select a temperature value different from the one
proposed by the washing machine.
The relevant light will light up.
7. Select the spin speed or the RINSE
HOLD option
Press the SPIN SPEED button repeatedly, in
order to select the desired spin speed or the RINSE
HOLD option . The relevant light will light up.
If you select the RINSE HOLD option, the machine
will stop at the end of the programme with the water
still in the tub.
8. Select the desired options
Depress the relevant buttons to select the required
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11. How to change a programme during
its cycle
Before you make any change, you must pause the
washing machine by pressing the START/PAUSE
It is possible to change any phase before the
programme carries it out.
Changing the type of fabric or temperature is
possible, obviously, only during the washing phase.
When you make a change in these two parameters,
the washing machine will resume the cycle from the
If it is necessary to drain the water in order to change
the programme in progress, proceed as follows:
• PAUSE the machine by pressing the
• press the SKIP/RESET button repeatedly, until
only the DRAIN light remains lit;
• press the START/PAUSE button again.
When the water has been drained, the display shows
a blinking zero. You may now select a new
programme and press the START/PAUSE button to
start it.
12. How to cancel a programme
during its cycle
To cancel a programme that is being carried out, first
pause the washing machine by pressing the
START/PAUSE button, then press the SKIP/RESET
button repeatedly, until the display shows three
blinking dashes.
13. How to open the door during the
cycle of a programme
You can open the door, after having set the washing
machine to PAUSE, provided the following
conditions exist:
• the washing machine is not in the heating phase
beyond 55°C;
• the level of the water is not high;
• the drum is not turning.
If these requirements are met, when you pause the
washing machine, the DOOR LOCKED light goes
out and the door can be opened.
Should it not be possible to open the door, and
should it be absolutely necessary to do so, switch
the machine off by pressing the ON/OFF button.
After approximately 3 minutes, you can open the
Pay attention to the level and temperature of the
water in the washing machine!
When you close the door and press the ON/OFF
button again, the washing machine will resume the
programme from the point where it had been
14. End of programme
At the end of the programme, the washing machine
stops automatically, gives an audible signal, and
displays a blinking zero.
If you had selected the RINSE HOLD option, the
START/PAUSE button light flashes to indicate that
the water must be drained. The display shows a
steadily lit zero.
When the programme has been completed, a
blinking zero appears on the display and the audible
signal is given.
The DOOR LOCKED light goes out at once.
Press the SKIP/RESET button repeatedly to erase
the programme that has just been carried out. If
you omit to do this, the next time you switch the
washing machine on, the blinking zero will
appear on the display and you will hear the
audible signal.
Note: when you switch the machine on, if you must
erase the previously performed programme, it is also
sufficient to press the FABRIC button and select a
new programme.
Press the ON/OFF button to switch the machine off.
The relevant light will go out.
Remove the laundry from the washing machine.
Check whether the drum is completely empty, by
rotating it with your hand. The purpose of this is to
prevent any items of laundry from remaining
accidentally in the drum, where they might get
damaged in a subsequent wash (e.g. by shrinking) or
bleed colour into another load of laundry.
We advise you to close the water supply tap and
disconnect the plug from the socket.
Leave the door ajar in order to air the washing
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Washing programmes
* The consumption data shown on this chart is to be considered purely indicative, as it may vary depending on
the quantity and type of laundry, on the inlet water temperature and on the ambient temperature. It refers to
the highest temperature for each wash programme.
** In compliance with EC directive 92/75 the consumption figures indicated on the Energy label refer to this
programme at 60°C.
The wool wash cycle of this machine has been approved by Woolmark for the washing of machine washable
Woolmark products provided that the garments are washed according to the instructions on the garment label
and those issued by the manufacturer of this machine. Licence No. M9605.
Type of
laundry and
symbols on
(at 40° or 60°C)
(at 40° or 60°C)
White cotton:
e.g. sheets,
cotton: e.g.
towels, house-
hold linen
fabrics and
blends: e.g.
Delicate fab-
rics: e.g.
acrylic fabrics,
viscose, poly-
5 kg
6 kg
5 kg
6 kg
2.5 kg
3 kg
2.5 kg
3 kg
2 kg
2 kg
2 kg
2 kg
Available options
Hand wash
Description of
Main wash at
3 rinses
Long spin
Main wash at
3 rinses
Long spin
Main wash at
60°-40°-30° or
cold wash
3 rinses
Short spin
Main wash at
40°-30°C or
cold wash
3 rinses
Short spin
Main wash at
40°-30°C or
cold wash
3 rinses
Short spin
Main wash at
40°-30°C or
cold wash
3 rinses
Short spin
2.1 52 2.24
1.9 47 2.35
0.95 44 2.15
1.14 49 2.16
0.9 54 1.36
1.05 55 1.34
0.35 56 1.07
0.4 60 1.06
0.35 52 55
0.4 63 54
0.35 52 58
0.4 63 57
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1. Door seal
Check from time to time the door seal and eliminate
eventual possible objects that could be trapped in
the fold.
2. Bodywork
Clean the outside of the machine with warm water
and a neutral, non-abrasive household detergent.
Rinse with clean water and dry with a soft cloth.
Important: do not use methylated spirits, solvents or
similar products to clean the bodywork.
3. Detergent dispenser drawer
After a while, detergents and fabric softeners leave
deposits in the drawer.
Clean the drawer from time to time by rinsing it under
a running tap. To remove the drawer from the
machine, press the button in the rear left-hand
To facilitate cleaning, the top part of the additive
compartment can be removed.
Detergent can also accumulate inside the drawer
recess: clean it with an old toothbrush. Refit the
drawer after cleaning.
Drain pump
The pump should be inspected if
• the machine does not empty and/or spin
• the machine makes an unusual noise during
draining due to objects such as safety pins, coins
etc. blocking the pump.
Proceed as follows:
• Disconnect the appliance.
• If necessary wait until the water has cooled down.
• Open the pump door.
• Place a container close to the pump to collect any
• Release the emergency emptying hose, place it in
the container and remove its cap.
• When no more water comes out, unscrew the
pump and remove it. Always keep a rag nearby to
dry up spillage of water when removing the pump.
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Emergency emptying out
If the water is not discharged, proceed as follows to
empty out the machine:
• pull out the plug from the power socket;
• close the water tap;
• if necessary, wait until the water has cooled down;
• open the the pump door;
• place a bowl on the floor and place the end of the
emergency emptying hose into the bowl. Remove
its cap. The water should drain by gravity into the
bowl. Whe the bowl is full, put the cap back on the
hose. Empty the bowl. Repeat the procedure until
water stops flowing out;
• clean the pump if necessary as previously
• replace the emergency emptying hose in its seat
after having plugged it;
• screw the pump again and close the door.
Frost precautions
If the machine is installed in a place where the
temperature could drop below 0°C, proceed as
• Remove the plug from the socket.
• Close the water tap and unscrew the water inlet
hose from the tap.
• Place the end of the emergency emptying hose
and that of the inlet hose in a bowl placed on the
floor and let water drain out.
• Screw the water inlet hose back on and reposition
the emergency emptying hose after having put the
cap on again.
By doing this, any water remaining in the machine is
removed, avoiding the formation of ice and,
consequently, breakage of the affected parts.
When you use the machine again, make sure that
the ambient temperature is above 0°C.
• Remove any objects from the pump impeller by
rotating it.
• Put the cap back on the emergency emptying hose
and place the latter back in its seat.
• Screw the pump fully in.
• Close the pump door.
Water inlet filter
If you notice that the machine is taking longer to fill,
check that the filter in the water inlet hose is not
Turn off the water tap.
Unscrew the hose from the tap.
Clean the filter with a stiff brush.
Screw the hose back onto the tap.
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Something not working?
Problem Possible cause
• The machine does not start up: • The door is not firmly closed. (E40)
• The machine is not plugged in or there is no power
at the socket.
• The main fuse has blown.
• The START/PAUSE button has not been
• The DELAY START option has been selected.
• The machine does not fill: • The water tap is closed. (E10)
• The inlet hose is squashed or kinked. (E10)
• The filter in the inlet hose is blocked. (E10)
• The door is not properly closed. (E40)
• The machine fills then empties
• The end of the drain hose is too low. Refer to
relevant paragraph in “water drainage” section.
• The machine does not empty
and/or does not spin:
• The drain hose is squashed or kinked. (E20)
• The RINSE HOLD option has been selected.
• The drain pump is clogged. (E20)
• There is water on the floor: • Too much detergent or unsuitable detergent
(creates too much foam) has been used.
• Check whether there are any leaks from one of the
inlet hose fittings. It is not always easy to see this
as the water runs down the hose; check to see if it
is damp.
• The drain hose is damaged.
• The drain pump cover has not been screwed in
after cleaning.
• The emergency emptying hose has not been
plugged after cleaning the pump.
• Unsatisfactory washing results: • Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has
been used.
• Stubborn stains have not been treated prior to
• The correct temperature was not selected.
• Excessive laundry load.
• The machine vibrates or is
• The transit bolts and packing have not been
• The support feet have not been adjusted.
• The laundry is not evenly distributed in the drum.
• Maybe there is very little laundry in the drum.
Problems which you can resolve yourself.
During machine operation it is possible that one of the following alarm codes appears on the display:
- E10: problem with the water supply
- E20: problem with water draining
- E40: door open
Once the problem has been eliminated, press the START/PAUSE button to restart the programme. If after
all checks, the problem persists, contact your local Service Centre.
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If you are unable to identify or solve the problem,
contact our service centre. Before telephoning, make
a note of the model, serial number and purchase
date of your machine: the Service Centre will require
this information.
P0042 BD
Problem Possible cause
• Spinning starts late or the
laundry is not spun enough:
• The electronic unbalance detection device has cut
in because the laundry is not evenly distributed in
the drum. The laundry is redistributed by reverse
rotation of the drum. This may happen several
times before the unbalance disappears and normal
spinning can resume. If, after 5 minutes, the
laundry is still not evenly distributed in the drum,
the machine will spin at a lower speed. If at the end
of the programme the laundry is not spun enough,
redistribute the load manually and select the spin
• Water is not visible in the
• The machine, which is the result of modern
technology, runs in a very economical way with low
water consumption. Performance is nevertheless
• The machine makes an unusual
• The machine is fitted with a commutator motor
which improves machine performance.
• The door will not open: • The water level is above the bottom edge of the door.
• The machine is heating the water.
• The drum is turning.
The door can only be opened when the relevant
light has gone out.
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