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John Lewis JLWM 1604 Instruction Manual

John lewis washer user manual.

 
JLWM 1604
1600 spin washing machine
Instruction manual
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Summary of Contents

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    JLWM 1604 1600 spin washing machine Instruction manual...

  • Page 2: Safety Information, General Safety

    These warnings have been provided in the interest of safety. You MUST read them carefully before installing or using the appliance. If you are unsure of the meanings of these warnings contact the John Lewis branch from which you purchased the appliance.

  • Page 3: Installation

    • Wash small items such as socks, laces, washable belts etc in a washing bag or pillow case as it is possible for such items to slip down between the tub and the inner drum. • Do not use your washing machine to wash articles with whalebones, material without hems or torn material.

  • Page 4: Child Safety

    • The users should always check that they have not left their gas lighters (disposable or otherwise) in their clothing. • Never tumble dry items that have had contact with chemicals such as dry cleaning fluid. These are of a volatile nature and could cause an explosion.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Operating instructions Safety information General safety Installation Child safety Product description Detergent dispenser drawer Control panel Programme Dial (2) Spin (4) Easy Iron (5) Options - Prewash/Stain/Intensive (5) Extra Rinse (7) Quick (8) Start Pause (9) Door lock light (10) Delay Start (11) Display First use...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    How to open the door during the cycle of a programme End of programme Helpful hints and tips Washing programmes Technical data Consumption values Care and cleaning Descaling External cleaning Washing drum Door seal Cleaning the pump...

  • Page 7: Product Description

    Product description Detergent dispenser drawer Control panel Door opening handle Rating plate Drain pump Adjustable feet...

  • Page 8: Control Panel, Detergent Dispenser Drawer

    Detergent dispenser drawer Compartment for detergent used for prewash and soak phase or for stain remover used during the stain action phase (if available). The prewash and soak detergent is added at the beginning of the wash programme. The stain remover is added during the stain action phase.

  • Page 9: Extra Rinse (7), Easy Iron (5), Programme Dial (2), Spin (4)

    Detergent dispenser drawer Programme selector dial Display SPIN reduction button EASY IRON button OPTIONS button Programme Dial (2) It allows you to switch the appliance on/off and/or to select a programme. Spin (4) By pressing this button you can change the spin speed of the selected programme or to select the available function (s).

  • Page 10: Door Lock Light (10), Delay Start (11), Display

    people who are allergic to detergents, and in areas where the water is very soft. Quick (8) This option can be used for lightly soiled laundry. The washing time will be reduced according to type of fabric and the selected temperature.

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    cycle is very quiet and it can be selected at night or in times with a more economical power rate. On some programmes the rinses will be performed with more water. If the «Rinse Hold» or «Quiet» option has been selected the «Door lock»...

  • Page 12: First Use, Personalisation, Acoustic Signals

    First use • Ensure that the electrical and water connections comply with the installation instructions. • Remove the polystyrene block and any material from the drum. • Before the first wash, run a cotton cycle at the highest temperature without any laundry in the machine, to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub.

  • Page 13: Measure Out The Detergent

    Daily use Load the laundry Open the door by carefully pulling the door handle outwards. Place the laundry in the drum, one item at a time, shaking them out as much as possible. Close the door. Measure out the detergent Measure out the detergent and the fabric softener Pull out the dispenser drawer until it stops.

  • Page 14: Select The Delay Start, Select The Desired Options, Functions

    Pressing the corresponding buttons to change those values. The green pilot light of the button 9 starts flashing. The dial can be turned either clockwise or counterclockwise. Turn to position «Off» to reset programme/Switching the machine off. At the end of the programme the selector dial must be turned to position «Off»...

  • Page 15: Programme, How To Interrupt A Programme, Start The Programme

    • Press 9 button again. Cancelling the delayed start • Press button 9. • Press «Delay start» button once until the symbol «0’» is displayed. • Press button 9 again. The Delay Start cannot be selected with the draining programme. Start the programme To start the selected programme, press the button 9 ;...

  • Page 16: End Of Programme, Helpful Hints And Tips

    End of programme At the end of the programme, the washing machine stops automatically, the button 9 light and the Door lock light go off. The display shows a flashing zero «0». It is possible to open the door. If you had selected an option that ends with water left in the tub the Door lock light remains lit to indicate that the water must be drained before opening the door.

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    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.

  • Page 18: Washing Programmes

    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. Degrees of water hardness Water hardness is classified in so-called “degrees”...

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    Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry Cottons Economy 60° Main wash - Rinses Maximum spin speed at 1600 rpm Max. load 7 kg White or fast colour cotton (normally or slightly soiled items).

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    Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry Synthetics 60° - 40° Main wash - Rinses Maximum spin speed at 900 rpm Max. load 3.5 kg - Reduced load 1.5 kg Synthetic or mixed fabrics: underwear, coloured garments, non-shrink shirts, blouses.

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    Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry Wool - Hand wash 40° - 30° Main wash - Rinses Maximum spin speed at 1000 Max. load 2 kg Washing programme for machine washable wool as well as for hand washable woollens and delicate fabrics.

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    Programme - Maximum and Minimum Temperature - Cycle Description - Maximum Spin Speed - Maximum Fabrics Load - Type of Laundry Rinse Rinses Maximum spin speed at 1600 rpm Max. load 7 kg With this programme it is possible to rinse and spin cotton garments which have been washed by hand.

  • Page 23: Technical Data, Consumption Values

    Technical data Dimensions Electrical connection Voltage - Overall power - Fuse Water supply pressure Maximum Load Spin Speed Consumption values Programme White Cottons 95 °C Cottons 60 °C Cottons 40 °C Synthetics 40 °C Delicates 40 °C Wool/ Handwash 30 °C 1) Refer to the display for the programme time.

  • Page 24: Descaling, Care And Cleaning, External Cleaning

    Care and cleaning You must DISCONNECT the appliance from the electricity supply, before you can carry out any cleaning or maintenance work. Descaling The water we use normally contains lime. It is a good idea to periodically use a water softening powder in the machine.

  • Page 25: Cleaning The Pump, Door Seal, Washing Drum

    Cleaning the drawer recess Having removed the drawer, use a small brush to clean the recess, ensuring that all washing powder residue is removed from the upper and lower part of the recess. Replace the drawer and run the rinse programme without any clothes in the drum.

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    • the appliance makes an unusual noise during draining due to objects such as safety pins, coins etc. blocking the pump. • a problem with water draining is detected (see chapter “What to do if...” for more details). Warning! Before opening the pump door, switch the appliance off and remove the mains plug from the socket.

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    Put the cap back on the emergency emptying hose and place the latter back in its seat. 10. Replace the filter into the pump by inserting it correctly into the special guides. Screw the pump cover firmly by turning it clockwise. 11.

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    Clean the filter in the valve with a stiff brush or with the piece of cloth. Screw the hose back to the machine and make sure the connection is tight. Turn on the water tap. Emergency emptying out If the water is not discharged, proceed as follows to empty out the machine: •...

  • Page 29: Unpacking, Installation

    Installation Unpacking 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. After removing all the packaging, carefully lay machine on it’s back to remove the polystyrene base from the bottom.

  • Page 30: Plumbing In, Positioning And Levelling

    Open the porthole and remove the polystyrene block fitted on the door seal. Fill the smaller upper hole and the two large ones with the corresponding plastic plug caps supplied in the bag containing the instruction booklet. Positioning and levelling Install the machine on a flat hard floor.

  • Page 31: Water Inlet, Water-stop Device

    of connectors are available from good hardware stores and plumbers merchants to suit most domestic plumbing. Any alteration to your existing plumbing must be carried out by a competent person, or qualified plumber. Water inlet An inlet hose is supplied and can been found inside the machine drum.

  • Page 32: Water Drainage

    Warning! Installation should comply with local water authority and building regulations’ requirements. The appliance must be connected to a cold water supply. A minimum water pressure of 0.05 MPa (0.5 bar) is required for safe operation of the appliance. If you cannot make the cold water connection direct from the rising mains, you may be able to operate the appliance from your cold water...

  • Page 33: In The Interest Of The Environment, Special Conditions

    If the outlet spigot has not been used before, remove any blanking plug that may be in place. Push the drain hose onto the spigot and secure with a clip, ensure a loop is formed in the drain hose (see diagram) to prevent waste from the sink entering the appliance.

  • Page 34: Electrical Connection

    RAINWATER ‘RUN-OFF’ SURFACE WATER DRAINS & SEWERS UNTREATED DISCHARGE Electrical connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. SHOWER SINK BATH WASHING MACHINE DISHWASHER RIVER TOILET BIDET FOUL DRAIN FOUL SEWERS SEWAGE TREATMENT...

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    Important! Information on the electrical connection is given on the rating plate on the inner edge of the appliance door. The appliance is supplied with a 13 amp plug fitted. In the event of having to change the fuse in the plug supplied, a 13 amp ASTA approved (BS1363/A) fuse must be used.

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    What to do if… Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Service Centre, please carry out the checks listed below. Important! if you call out an engineer to a fault listed below, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or installation, a charge will be made even if the appliance is under...

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    Problem The machine does not fill: The machine does not empty and/or does not spin: The machine fills than empties out immediately: There is water on the floor: Possible cause/Solution The water tap is closed (E10). • Open the water tap. The inlet hose is squashed or kinked (E10).

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    Problem Unsatisfactory washing results: The door will not open: The machine vibrates / The machine is noisy: Spinning starts late or the machine does not spin: The machine makes an unusual noise: No water is visible in the drum: Possible cause/Solution Too little detergent or unsuitable detergent has been used.

  • Page 39: Repairs - After Sales Service

    Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local John Lewis Branch. Ser. No..

  • Page 40: Packaging Materials, Environment Concerns, Ecological Hints

    Environment concerns The symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product may not be treated as household waste. Instead it should be taken to the appropriate collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences for the environment and...

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    John Lewis Partnership 171 Victoria Street London SW1E 5NN www.johnlewis.com 132944071-A-102011...

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