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Miele TOUCHTRONIC W 4842 Operating And Installation Manual

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Operating and Installation
W 4842
en - US
To prevent accidents and
appliance damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 07 830 410


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    Operating and Installation Instructions Washer W 4842 en - US To prevent accidents and appliance damage, read these instructions before installation or use. M.-Nr. 07 830 410...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Guide to the washer........

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    General issues with the washer ........

  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    Close supervision is necessary when the appliance is used near children. The drum door glass will be hot when washing at very high temperatures. Do not touch the glass. Danger of burns! Keep children away from the washer when in use.

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    Faulty components must only be replaced with genuine Miele spare parts. Installation, repair and maintenance work should be performed by a Miele authorized service technician. Work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and may void the warranty. Do not repair or replace any part of...

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    Do not reach into the appliance if the drum is moving. Do not tamper with the controls. Accessories Only use genuine Miele accessories. If unapproved parts are used, guarantee, performance and product liability claims may become void. SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS...

  • Page 7: Guide To The Washer

    PC Indicator Allows a service technician to check and update the wash programs. Delay Start button To delay the start of a program. Guide to the washer Display with menu buttons See "Display function" for more information. Start Starts the selected wash program.

  • Page 8: Display Function

    Guide to the washer Display function The display allows you to operate and select various functions of the washer. Selection and display of program settings – Temperature selection – Spin speed selection – Delay start – Display of an approximate program...

  • Page 9: Before Using For The First Time

    ^ Turn on the water supply. The Welcome screen shows once the washer is turned on for the first time. The Welcome screen will not show after the washer has run for more than 1 hour. The display now shows the language setting.

  • Page 10: Washing Tips

    Before using for the first time Washing tips: Energy and water consumption – Do not overload the washer. The energy and water consumption will be most energy efficient. – Use the "Express" program for small loads. – When smaller amounts of laundry are washed using the "Normal"...

  • Page 11: Using The Washer

    Dab stains with a damp light colored cloth. Do not rub! Do not use chemical solvents in the machine. Using the washer Sort the laundry ^ Only wash items that are labeled machine washable by the manufacturer. Most garments have a fabric care label in the collar or side seam.

  • Page 12: Load The Laundry

    Using the washer 2. Load the laundry ^ Open the drum door. ^ Load the laundry loosely into the drum. For best results, wash mixed loads of small and large items. This will improve washing effectiveness and help distribute the load evenly.

  • Page 13: Loading A Comforter

    Make sure that the comforter does not touch the rubber door seal and that all corners are tucked in. Using the washer Comforter loaded correctly Comforter loaded incorrectly...

  • Page 14: Select A Program

    Using the washer 3. Select a program ^ Press the button of the desired program. The indicator of the selected program lights. 4. Select a temperature and/or spin speed The preselected temperature and/or spin speed can be adjusted if the program allows for it.

  • Page 15: Program Guide

    Max spin Items which have skin contact or for special hygienic requests. High spin Options: Pre-wash, Extended, Sensitive, Buzzer Hand washable items which do not Med spin contain wool or silk. Using the washer Item / Tip of the way.

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    Using the washer Temperature Woolens Warm Cold No heat Express Warm Cold No heat Custom Sanitize Very warm Warm Cold No heat Final Spin Options: Sensitive, Buzzer Items made from washable wool or High spin mixed woolens. Med spin Slow spin...

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    High spin Comforters and pillows Max. 81" -84" x 86" - 88" Med spin (205 cm-213 cm x 218 cm-224 cm) Slow spin Options: Buzzer Med spin Close all zippers. Do not use fabric softener. Using the washer Item / Tip...

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    Using the washer Temperature Table linens Warm Cold No heat Beach towels Cold Drain / Spin Quick rinse Clean Machine Sanitize Final Spin Options: Buzzer For tablecloths and napkins. High spin Med spin Slow spin Rinse hold No spin Options: Buzzer...

  • Page 19: Final Spin Speed

    Slow spin program. High spin Med spin – Selecting/Starting the final spin High spin The washer is set default to the Med spin maximum spin speed of the wash High spin program. You can select a lower spin Max spin speed if desired.

  • Page 20: Select An Option

    An additional rinse takes place. Buzzer A buzzer signals the end of the wash program or after "Hold". The buzzer sounds until the washer is turned off. The buzzer volume can be adjusted. Adjusting the buzzer volume No program is selected.

  • Page 21: Add Detergent

    Very visible soiling or stains. Use the "Pre-wash" function and add detergent in the Heavy soil compartment as described. Using the washer Too little detergent may cause: – Ineffective cleaning of laundry; fabrics may become gray and stiff over time.

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    Using the washer ^ Pull out the detergent dispenser drawer. ^ If you do not use bleach, please remove the insert from the main wash compartment. ^ Add detergent to the desired compartments. – Main wash Detergent for the main wash –...

  • Page 23: Detergents

    Beach towels Quick rinse Clean Machine only liquid detergent Miele offers a variety of specialized laundry detergents and fabric softeners, each uniquely designed to meet your individual laundry care needs. For more information visit the web site. Color Delicate –...

  • Page 24: Fabric After Care

    Dyes / Dye removers The use of dyes in the washer is recommended only to a degree of usual household use. The salt used for dying may corrode the stainless steel with frequent use.

  • Page 25: Select Delay Start (if Desired)

    Delay start allows you to delay the start of a program from 30 minutes to a maximum of 24 hours. ^ Press the "Delay" button. Using the washer Start in: MG G P G G GM MG G G G P GM Warm ^ With every touch of the "Delay"...

  • Page 26: Start The Program

    The washer calculates the water absorbency of the laundry in the first 8 minutes. The overall program time may be shortened or lengthened.

  • Page 27: Program End

    ^ Open the drum door and remove the laundry. Check the drum for any missed pieces of laundry. Items inad- vertently left in the washer may be damaged (e.g. shrink or discolor) during the next wash cycle. Using the washer ^ Check the folds of the door seal for any small articles.

  • Page 28: Canceling A Program

    The display requests the program selection. ^ Select the desired program. Interrupting a program ^ Press the "Pause" button briefly. The washer interrupts the program and unlocks the door. To continue: ^ Press the "Start" button. Changing a program A program change is not possible once the program has started.

  • Page 29: Quick Guide

    Quick guide Remove this guide for easy reference Please read all instructions, especially the "Important Safety Instructions", before using the washer.

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    Quick guide 1. Sort the laundry ^ Empty all pockets. ^ Sort the laundry by fabric care label and color. ^ Pre-treat stains. 2. Load the laundry ^ Open the drum door and load the laundry. ^ Close the drum door. To prevent damage, make sure that no clothing is caught between the drum door and seal.

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    ^ Open the drum door. ^ Remove the laundry. ^ Shut off the water supply if the washer will not be used for a longer period of time, e.g. vacationing. Check the drum for any missed pieces of laundry. Items inadvertently left in the washer may be damaged (e.g.

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    Quick guide Program guide Normal Wrinkle free Sanitize Handwash Woolens Express Custom Extra White Delicates Silk Denim / Jeans Dress shirts Comforters Outerwear Table linens Beach towels Drain / Spin Quick rinse Clean Machine Pre-wash Extended Sensitive Buzzer...

  • Page 33: Adding/removing Laundry During A Wash Program

    – the program has reached the "Final Spin". – The Child Lock function is activated. If you attempt to open the door while the washer is in one of the above statuses "Machine locked" will appear in the display. Machine locked...

  • Page 34: Cleaning And Care

    "tripping" the circuit breaker. Do not hose the washer down. Cleaning the exterior and control panel ^ Clean the exterior of the washer with a mild solution of non-abrasive detergent or soap and water, then wipe dry with a soft cloth.

  • Page 35: Cleaning The Dispenser Drawer

    ^ Pull the detergent drawer out until it stops, press down the release catch, and remove the drawer from the washer. ^ Remove the bleach compartment to clean it. Cleaning and care ^ Remove the lid from the bleach container and clean both parts thoroughly in warm water.

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    Cleaning and care Cleaning the siphon and softener channel 1. Pull the siphon out of the "Softener" compartment, and rinse under warm running water. Clean the siphon tube the same way. 2. Put the siphon back in place. ^ Clean the fabric softener channel with warm water and a brush.

  • Page 37: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    Cleaning the water inlet filters The washer has two water inlet filters to protect each inlet valve. These filters should be checked and cleaned if necessary every 6 months. This may need to be done more frequently with some water supplies.

  • Page 38: Frequently Asked Questions

    Immediately after the program start the washer cancels the program. Although there is power to the washer, the program will not start. Possible cause There is no power to the washer. The "child entrapment sensor"...

  • Page 39: The Display Shows A Fault Message

    The display shows a fault message Issue Drain fault Check drain Water inlet fault Open water faucet Waterproof system activated Technical fault Call Technical Service In the display flashes Anti-crease alternating with Check detergent 1) To turn off the fault message: ^ To turn the fault message off: Open the drum door or press the "Pause"...

  • Page 40: General Issues With The Washer

    Solution Use less detergent in the next wash program. Restart the program. If the fault message appears again, call Miele’s Technical Service Department. Level the machine (see "Installation - Leveling the washer"). – Clean the water intake...

  • Page 41: Unsatisfactory Wash Results

    – Run the "Sanitize" program without laundry using liquid detergent to clean the washer before using it for laundry again. – After drying, remove white residues with a clothes brush. – In the future add a water...

  • Page 42: The Drum Door Cannot Be Opened

    130°F (55°C). Solution Press the "Pause" button. The door lock opens. Deactivate the Child Lock as described in the chapter "Using the washer - Activate the Child Lock". Open the door as described on the following page.

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    Opening the drum door during a power failure or when the drain is blocked Pull the plug from the electrical outlet before cleaning the washer! ^ Open the detergent dispenser drawer and remove the tool. ^ Open the lint trap door.

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    Frequently asked questions Once the flow of water stops: ^ Remove the drain filter. ^ Clean out any foreign objects or lint from the filter. ^ Check that the drain pump impeller (in the back of the chamber) rotates freely by spinning it with your hand. ^ Return the drain filter and tighten it into place.

  • Page 45: After Sales Service

    Miele Service department, Extended Service Contracts offered by other providers for Miele products will not be recognized by Miele. Our goal is to prevent unauthorized (and untrained) service personnel from working on your Miele products, possibly doing further damage to them, you and/or your home.

  • Page 47: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions Information is subject to change. Please refer to our website to obtain the most current product specification, technical & warranty information. To prevent accidents and appliance damage read these instructions before installation or use.

  • Page 48: Installation

    Installation Front view High pressure intake hose, red mark for hot water High pressure intake hose, blue mark for cold water Power cord Flexible drain hose with detachable swivel elbow (drain options shown) Control panel Detergent dispenser drawer and door opener in case of power failure Drum door Access panel to lint trap and drain pump...

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    Rear view Electrical connection W-LAN communication module Rear access with grip for transport Water intake hose cold water (blue stripes) Water intake hose hot water (red stripes) Installation Drain hose Shipping struts Brackets for intake and drain hoses...

  • Page 50: Installation Site

    If the machine is installed on a raised platform it must be secured with retaining clips available from your dealer or Miele. If installed on a masonry or concrete base, the base should have a ½" (13 mm) to ¾" (19 mm) high rim.

  • Page 51: Removing The Shipping Struts

    ^ Withdraw the two struts together with the support plate. ^ Cover the two holes with the provided plugs. Movement of the washer without the shipping struts in place should be kept to a minimum. The struts must be reinstalled before the machine is moved.

  • Page 52: Leveling The Washer

    "walking" across the floor during use. Adjust the four leveling feet The washer is leveled by adjusting the four feet. The machine is delivered with all four feet completely screwed in. ^ Tip the machine slightly and place a support, such as a block of wood, underneath it.

  • Page 53: Plumbing

    Replace the hose only with a genuine Miele hose, or with a hose able to withstand up to 145 psi (10 bar) pressure. The water valve connector must also be able to withstand 145 psi (10 bar).

  • Page 54: Water Connection

    (available at a hardware store). Both hoses must be connected to a water source or the machine will not function properly. Do not connect the washer to hot water only. ^ Turn on the valve(s) and check for leaks. The water pressure must be within 15 -145 psi (1 -10 bar).

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    ^ Make sure there are no kinks in the drain hose. If necessary, the drain hose may be extended to run a maximum of 16 ft (4.9 m), as long as the 4 ft (1.2 m) height is not exceeded. Hose extensions are available from Miele. Plumbing...

  • Page 56: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of a malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric current. This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment-grounding conductor and a grounding plug.

  • Page 57: Setting The Display Language

    The display language can be changed at any time as long as no program is running. ^ Press the "Extended" button until the display shows: Language english B ^ Select the desired language by pressing the left menu button "+". Confirm with "OK".

  • Page 58: Help Protect Our Environment

    Help protect our environment Disposal of the packing material The cardboard box and packing materials protect the appliance during shipping. They have been designed to be biodegradable and recyclable. Ensure that any plastic wrappings, bags, etc. are disposed of safely and kept out of the reach of children, as they pose a danger of suffocation.

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