Dear Customer, Please read this instruction book carefully before using the appliance. Please ensure you fully understand the safety instructions on the first pages of this instruction book. Retain the instruction book for future reference, and pass it on to any future owners.
Operating Instructions OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS Safety The safety features of AEG electrical appliances comply with accepted technical standards and the German Appliance Safety Law. However, we also consider it our obligation as a manufacturer to inform you about the following safety information.
• Repairs to the washing machine must only be carried out by qualified personnel. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. • Never operate the washing machine if the mains cable is damaged or the control panel, work top or base area are damaged allowing inter- nal components to be accessible.
Operating Instructions Disposal Packaging Dispose of the packaging material correctly. All packaging materials used are environmentally friendly and can be disposed of without any danger to the environment. • Plastic parts can be recycled and are identified as follows: for polyethylene, e.g. the outer covering and the bags in >PE<...
Description of the Appliance Front view Detergent dispenser drawer Screw feet (height-adjustable) Detergent dispenser drawer Main wash detergent in powder form and water softening agent if required. Stain removers Operating Instructions Control panel Rating plate (behind door) Main door Flap in front of drain pump.
Operating Instructions Control panel Spin speed / RINSE HOLD button Program option buttons Multi-display Program selector The program selector defines the nature of the washing cycle (e.g. water level, drum movement, number of rinses, spin speed) to suit the type of washing, as well as the washing solution.
Operating Instructions EASY-CARES Main washing cycle for easy-care textiles (mixed fabrics) at 40 °C to 60 °C. EASY IRON position: Main washing cycle at 40 °C for easy-care fabrics which, with the aid of this program, only require a gentle iron, if any ironing at all.
Operating Instructions Program option buttons The program options buttons are used to adapt the washing program to suit the degree of soiling of the washing. Program options are not required for normally soiled washing. The different functions can be combined together depending on the program.
Operating Instructions Before the first wash Run a washing cycle without washing (COTTONS 95, with half the amount of detergent). This removes any residues from the drum which may have been left during manufacturing. Preparing a Wash Load Sorting and preparing a wash load •...
Operating Instructions Washing Types and Care Symbols The care symbols help you chose the correct washing program. Washing should be sorted according to type and care symbol. The temperatures indicated in the care symbols are the maximum temperatures. Cottons ç Fabrics made from cotton and linen with this care symbol will with- stand maximum wash actions and high temperatures.
Operating Instructions Detergents and Conditioners Which detergent and conditioner? Use only detergents and conditioners which are suitable for use in automatic washing machines. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions. How much detergent and conditioner? The required quantity depends upon: • the extent of soiling of the washing •...
Running a washing cycle Brief instructions A washing cycle consists of the following steps: 1. Set the correct washing program: – Select the program and temperature with the program selector. – Select any program options if required. 2. If necessary, change the spin speed/select RINSE HOLD. 3.
Operating Instructions Setting the Washing Program See "Program tables" for a suitable program, correct temperature and possible program options to suit the type of washing. 1. Set the program selector to the desired washing program with the desired temperature. The expected duration of the program selected is displayed in the multi display in minutes.
Setting the delay timer / soaking duration Delay timer The DELAY TIMER button allows the start of a washing program to be delayed by 1 hour up to a maximum of 19 hours. To do this, press the DELAY TIMER button repeatedly until the desired start delay is shown in the multi display, for example 12h for a 12 hour delay.
Operating Instructions Opening and closing the door Open: Pull the handle on the door. Close: Press the door firmly closed. The displays DOOR and START/PAUSE show when the appliance is switched on whether the door can be opened: DOOR Indicator lights up green lights up green is off...
Add detergent / conditioner For instructions concerning detergent and conditioners, see "Detergents and conditioners". 1. Open the detergent dispenser drawer. press in the flap on the drawer so as to be able to grasp the handle(1), and pull out the drawer (2). 2.
Operating Instructions Starting the washing program 1. Check that the water tap is open. 2. Start the washing program: Press the START/PAUSE button The washing program is started or starts at the end of the time delay set. If the DOOR display flashes red when the START/PAUSE button is pressed, the door is not properly closed.
The counting down of the remaining time may be stopped or corrected by the washing machine controller as a result of automatic adjustments to the program (amount of washing, washing type, imbalance detec- tion, special rinse cycle, etc.). Change the washing program Changing or stopping the wash program 1.
Operating Instructions Washing cycle is complete/Removing the washing. Once the washing program has come to an end, END illuminates on the program progress display. If RINSE HOLD was selected, the display beside the START/ PAUSE button flashes. 1. After a rinse hold, the water must first be pumped out: –...
Program tables Washing Not all possible settings are listed below, only those which are useful and meaningful in everyday use. Type of washing; care symbol Cottons ç Energy-saving program: ç Cottons Linen è ë Easy-cares ê í Delicates ì Woollens / /HandWash 9 ì...
Operating Instructions Separate conditioning/starching Type of washing Cottons/linen Separate rinse Type of washing Cottons/linen Easy-cares Delicates Woollens/Hand Wash Separate spin Type of washing Cottons/linen Easy-cares Delicates Woollens/Hand Wash Max. Load Program selector (dry weight) Max. Load Program selector (dry weight) 2.5kg 2.5kg Max.
Maintenance and Cleaning Control panel Important! Do not use household furniture polish or abrasive cleaners to clean panel and operating parts. Wipe over the operating panels with a damp cloth. Use warm water. Detergent Dispenser Drawer The detergent dispenser drawer should be cleaned from time to time. 1.
Important! Do not clean the stainless steel drum with descaling agents containing acids, scouring agents containing chlorine or iron, or steel wool. Your local AEG Service Force Centre has suitable agents available. Remove any rust stains on the drum using a stainless steel cleaning agent.
(see the Faults table below) . After clearing the fault, press the START/ PAUSE button. If the fault code is displayed again, contact your local AEG Service Force Centre. • For all other faults displayed in the multi-display, please contact your local AEG Service Force Centre, stating the fault code.
Operating Instructions Problem The washing machine vibrates during opera- tion or is unstable. Excessive foaming dur- ing the main wash. Water runs out from under the washing machine. Fabric softener was not washed in, compart- ment w for condi- tioners is filled with water.
Problem Washing heavily Probably too much washing creased put in the drum. Drain hose is kinked. The washing is not suf- Maximum pump head (dis- ficiently spun. Water is charge height 1m from the left in the drum. appliance's base) is exceeded. The fault code appears .
Operating Instructions If the washing results are not satisfactory If the washing turns greyish and limescale deposits are present in the drum • Insufficient detergent has been added. • Incorrect detergent was used. • Stains were not pre-treated. • Program or temperature was not set correctly. •...
Carrying out an emergency emptying • If the washing machine no longer pumps out the water, emergency emptying must be carried out. • If the washing machine is located in a room in which below freezing temperatures might occur, emergency emptying must be carried out. Furthermore: unscrew the inlet hose from the water tap and drain off the water.
Operating Instructions When the water is completely drained: 6. Push the plug securely into the emergency emptying hose and turn it clockwise to secure it. 7. Replace the emergency emptying hose in its holder. 8. Put on the flap and close. Cleaning the drain pump Warning! Switch off the washing machine and pull out the mains plug before cleaning the drain pump.
Unlocking of the door in an emergency. If the door cannot be opened, it can be opened using the emergency unlock feature. 1. If water can be seen in the door window, first carry out emergency emptying (see the section "Carrying out emergency emptying"). 2.
Operating Instructions Child Safety Feature If the child safety feature is set, the door cannot be closed and no washing program can be started. Setting the child safety feature Use a coin to turn the rotary knob on the inside of the door clock- wise as far as it will go.
INSTALLATION AND CONNECTION INSTRUCTIONS Installation Safety Precautions • When moving do not tilt the washing machine onto its front or onto its right hand side (viewed from the front). This is to prevent the pos- sibility of the electronic components becoming wet. •...
Installation and connection instructions Installation of the appliance Transporting the appliance • Do not place the washing machine on its front or on its right hand side (viewed from the front). This is to prevent the possibility of the electronic components becoming wet. •...
The special spanner (E) and the caps (D) (2 each) and (G) (1 each) are supplied with it. 3. Remove the two screws (A) with the special spanner. 4. Remove the 4 screws (B). 5. Remove the transit bar (C). 6.
Installation and connection instructions Installation-Site preparation • The installation surface must be clean, dry and level. Do not install on a deep pile carpet. • Minor unevenness of the floor surface should never be levelled out by laying pieces of wood, card or similar materials, but should always be compensated for by adjusting the screw feet.
Levelling the Appliance Floor unevenness can be compensated for and the height can be cor- rected with the four adjustable screw feet. The height can be adjusted in a range of +10 ... -5 mm. To adjust the feet use the special spanner supplied. 1.
Installation and connection instructions Electrical Connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING - THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should these safety measures not be observed.
WARNING! A cut off plug inserted into a 13 amp socket is a serious safety (shock) hazard. Ensure that the cut off plug is disposed of safely. Permanent Connection In the case of a permanent connection it is necessary that you install a double pole switch between the appliance and the electricity supply (mains), with a minimum gap of 3 mm between the switch contacts and of a type suitable for the required load in compliance with the...
Installation and connection instructions Water connection The washing machine is provided with safety devices preventing back- contamination of the water supply and complies with local water authority requirements. This appliance is designed to be permanently plumbed into your home’s water supply. Before connecting up the machine to new pipework or to pipework that has not been used for some time, run off a reasonable amount of water to flush out any debris that may have collected in the pipes.
If a longer inflow hose is required, only a VDE-approved, complete set of hoses with fitted hose screw connections is permissible, available from AEG Service Force Centres. – Hose sets in lengths of 2.2m, 3.5m, and 5m are available for washing machines without Aqua-Control.
(see diagram). Make sure that it is designed in such a way that the end of the drain hose cannot be covered with water. Longer drain hoses are available in lengths of 2.7 and 4 metres from your AEG Service Force Centre.
Installation and connection instructions Technical data Height Adjustment Load (depending on the program) Area of use Drum speed, spinning Water pressure Dimensions (dimensions in mm) approx. +10 / -5mm max. 5kg Domestic see rating plate 1-10bar (=10-100 N/cm = 0.1-1.0 Mpa)
3. Should guarantee repairs be necessary the purchaser must inform the nearest customer service office (manufacturer´s service or authorised agent). AEG reserves the right to stipulate the place of the repair (i. e. the customer´s home, place of installation or AEG workshop).
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