Detailed instructions for use are in the User's Guide.
[. . . ] Read these instructions carefully: they contain vital information relating to the safe installation and operation of the appliance.
Connecting the electricity and water supplies
Connecting the water inlet hose
Unpacking and levelling
1. Make sure that the washing machine has not been damaged during the transportation process. If it has been damaged, contact the retailer and do not proceed any further with the installation process. Remove the 4 protective screws (used during transportation) and the rubber washer with the corresponding spacer, located on the rear part of the appliance (see figure).
1. [. . . ] 2) Long wash cycle for cottons: set wash cycle 1 with a temperature of 40°C. 3) Short wash cycle for cottons: set wash cycle 3 with a temperature of 40°C. 4) Synthetic program along: set wash cycle 4 with a temperature of 40°C.
Selecting this option enables you to suitably adjust drum rotation, temperature and water to a reduced load of lightly soiled cotton and synthetic fabrics (refer to the “Programme table”). “ ” enables you to wash in less time thereby saving water and electricity. We suggest using a liquid detergent suitably measured out to the load quantity. It cannot be used with the 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, , , programmes. Intensive Wash Because a greater quantity of water is used in the initial phase of the cycle, and because of the increased cycle duration, this function offers a high-performance wash. This function may not be used in conjunction with wash cycles 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, , , . Extra rinse By selecting this option, the efficiency of the rinse is increased and optimal detergent removal is guaranteed. ,
Easy iron By selecting this function, the wash and spin cycles will be modified in order to reduce the formation of creases. At the end of the cycle the washing machine will perform slow rotations of the drum; the indicator lights for the EASY IRON and START/PAUSE options will flash (the first one green, the second orange). If the load is excessively unbalanced, the washing machine performs the distribution process instead of spinning. To encourage improved load distribution and balance, we recommend small and large garments are mixed in the load.
1 sheet 400-500 g 1 pillow case 150-200 g 1 tablecloth 400-500 g 1 bathrobe 900-1200 g 1 towel 150-250 g
Special wash cycles
Wool: all wool garments can be washed using programme 5, even those carrying the “hand-wash only” label. For best results, use special detergents and do not exceed 2 kg of laundry.
Precautions and tips
!This washing machine was designed and constructed in
accordance with international safety regulations. The following information is provided for safety reasons and must therefore be read carefully.
Opening the porthole door manually
In the event that it is not possible to open the porthole door due to a powercut, and if you wish to remove the laundry, proceed as follows: 1. make sure the water level inside the machine is lower than the door opening; if it is not, remove excess water using the drain hose, collecting it in a bucket as indicated in the figure. using a screwdriver, remove the cover panel on the lower front part of the washing machine (see figure).
• This appliance was designed for domestic use only. • This appliance is not intended for use by persons (including children) with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience and knowledge, unless they have been given supervision or instruction concerning use of the appliance by a person responsible for their safety. Children should be supervised to ensure that they do not play with the appliance. • Do not touch the machine when barefoot or with wet or damp hands or feet. • Do not pull on the power supply cable when unplugging the appliance from the electricity socket. [. . . ] • To comply with new energy saving regulations the machine is fitted with an automatic standby system. Press ‘ON/OFF’ button for 3 seconds to activate the machine, it can then either be switched off or a new programme selected.
After completing the programme, or before starting a programme, the machine has turned itself off (no lights). General.
• Your washing machine contains sensors that monitor progress during the wash cycle (eg: Water Levels, Temperatures, Out of Balance loads, Wash time/progress). Normally, if your machine successfully completes the cycle, there is unlikely to be anything wrong!
Remember, you will be charged for a service call for problems caused by incorrect installation, as listed above. [. . . ]