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Miele Novotronic W 1986 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions
W 1986
To prevent accidents and
machine damage,
read these instructions
installation or use.
M.-Nr. 05 665 081



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  • Page 1 Operating instructions Washer W 1986 To prevent accidents and machine damage, read these instructions installation or use. M.-Nr. 05 665 081...
  • Page 2 ..........5 Control panel .
  • Page 3 Cleaning the washer ........
  • Page 4 WARNING - To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or injury to persons while using your appliance, follow basic safety precautions, including the following: Read all instructions before using the appliance. GROUNDING INSTRUCTIONS This appliance must be grounded. In the event of malfunction or breakdown, grounding will reduce the risk of electric shock by providing a path of least resistance for electric...
  • Page 5 Turns the machine on and off or interrupts a program. Opens the drum door. Shows the countdown to the end of the program. Allows you to delay the start of a program from 30 minutes to 24 hours. This time will appear in the "Time Remaining"...
  • Page 6 The appliance must be correctly installed and connected before the first use. Please see the "Installation instructions." Before using the washer, a program must be run without laundry and without detergent to flush out any residual water from the factory testing process.
  • Page 7 ^ Empty all pockets. Foreign objects left in pockets (e.g. nails, coins, paper clips, etc.) can cause damage to clothes and the machine. ^ 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 8 ^ Turn on the washer using the "On/Off" button. ^ Open the drum door using the "Door" button. ^ Load the laundry 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 9 ^ Turn the program selector in either direction to the program you wish to use. Gentle program for hand and machine washable silk fabrics. Cool water and slower wash, rinse and spin cycles reduce wrinkling and fading. Specialty care program for hand and machine washable wool and wool blends.
  • Page 10 Available wash options: Soak, Heavy soil, Extended, Sensitive 190 °F / very hot 140 °F / hot 120 °F / warm 105 °F / warm ß / cold Available wash options: Soak, Heavy soil, Extended, Sensitive 140 °F / hot 120 °F / warm 105 °F / warm ß...
  • Page 11 – No spin The laundry is not spun after the final rinse, but the water is drained away. After the drain cycle the washer goes immediately into the anti-crease cycle. Spinning between the rinses is also omitted in this setting.
  • Page 12 The total time for the wash program will be extended. An additional final rinse will wash away detergent residue and scents. A buzzer can be selected to signal the end of the wash program. The buzzer will sound until the washer is turned off.
  • Page 13 ^ Pull out the detergent dispenser drawer and add detergent to the appropriate compartments. j = Detergent for the main wash i = Only add detergent ( total recommended amount of detergent) to this compartment if the "Heavy Soil" wash option is selected.
  • Page 14 Use only high-efficiency, low sudsing laundry detergent formulated for front loading washing machines. For wool and wool blend fabrics, use a detergent formulated for wools. Follow instructions on the detergent packaging for the correct use and amount of detergent. You may need to adjust the amount of detergent if the load is smaller or more or less soiled than normal.
  • Page 15 ^ Select a spin speed. ^ Press the "START" button. If starch is used frequently, clean the dispenser compartment, especially the siphon tube and fabric softener duct. See "Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer". ^ Do not use fabric dyes in this washer.
  • Page 16 24 ^ appears in the display. Press "START" to begin the program. The maximum program run time will appear in the display. ^ Press the "START" button until the "Door Lock" indicator lights up. See "Locking the washer" for further details.
  • Page 17 Do not attempt to remove laundry from the washer if the drum is turning. You may seriously injure yourself. If the drum turns with the door open, contact Miele’s Technical Service Department. ^ Remove the laundry. ^ Check the folds of the door seal for any small articles which may have been trapped.
  • Page 18 You can interrupt the following programs to add or remove a piece of laundry: – COTTONS – PERMA PRESS – Jeans – Dress Shirts – Starch ^ Press the "Door" button and open the drum door. ^ Add or remove the piece of laundry. ^ Close the door.
  • Page 19 ^ Turn off the washer with the "On/Off" button. ^ Turn the program selector to "End". ^ Turn on the washer with the "On/Off" button. ^ Turn the program selector to "Drain/Spin". ^ Select the desired spin speed. ^ Press "Start".
  • Page 20 The program lock prevents the washer from being opened or the program from being changed during a wash program. ^ Once the wash program has started, hold the "START" button until the "Door Lock" indicator illuminates. The program lock is now activated.
  • Page 21: Control Panel

    Before activating the lock: – the drum door must be closed, – the program selector must be at "End". Turn on the washer using the "On/Off" button. Press the "Heavy Soil" button and hold the button pressed in during steps Turn the program selector slowly in a clockwise motion to "COTTONS/ 140...
  • Page 22 ^ Clean the drum with a stainless steel cleaner specially formulated for use in a washer. This type of cleaner is available from Miele’s Technical Service Department: (part # 00 077 927) Detergent residue should be cleaned regularly.
  • Page 23 Occasionally, small objects (buttons, coins, etc.) may become trapped in the lint trap. If the machine does not drain completely, the lint trap should be checked to ensure that it is free of foreign objects. ^ To clean the lint trap, remove the tool from behind the detergent dispenser drawer.
  • Page 24 Once the flow of water stops: ^ Remove the lint trap lid. ^ 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 with your hand. ^ Clean the inside of the lint trap housing.
  • Page 25: Quick Guide

    Quick Guide Remove this guide for easy reference Please read all instructions, especially the "Important Safety Instructions", using the washer.
  • Page 26: Load The Laundry

    ^ Empty pockets. ^ Sort laundry by fabric and color. ^ Pretreat stains. ^ Turn on the washer using the "On/Off" button. ^ Open the drum door using the "Door" button. ^ Load the laundry. ^ Close the drum door.
  • Page 27 "Door Lock" indicator lights up. ^ Open the drum door using the "Door" button ^ Remove the laundry. ^ Turn off the washer using the "On/Off" of the button and turn the program selector to "End". ^ Close the drum door.
  • Page 28 Available wash options: Soak, Heavy soil, Extended, Sensitive 190 °F / very hot 140 °F / hot 120 °F / warm 105 °F / warm ß / cold Available wash options: Soak, Heavy soil, Extended, Sensitive 140 °F / hot 120 °F / warm 105 °F / warm ß...
  • Page 29 The washer has two water inlet filters to protect each inlet valve. These filters should be checked every 6 months and cleaned, if necessary. (This may need to be performed more frequently with some water supplies). ^ Turn off the water valve.
  • Page 30 With the following guide, minor issues can be resolved without a service call: To turn off the fault indicator light: Turn off the washer with the "On/Off" button and turn the program selector to "End". The washer has no power. Check to determine: The lock function is activated.
  • Page 31 To turn off the fault indicator light: Turn off the washer with the "On/Off" button and turn the program selector to "End". The drain is blocked. The water intake is impaired. The inlet hose filter is dirty. The machine has oversudsed.
  • Page 32 – Select the "Sensitive" wash option for future loads. Add detergent to the dispenser before adding a water softener. Clean the siphon tube (see "Washer care / Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer"). Make sure the dispenser drawer is pushed in completely.
  • Page 33 An inadequate amount of detergent was used to dissolve greasy deposits in heavily soiled laundry. The detergent was not completely dissolved due to hard water. – Add more detergent. – Before washing the next load, run an empty load on "COTTONS/140°F"...
  • Page 34: Select A Spin Speed

    As a safeguard against scalding, the drum door cannot be opened if the wash water temperature is over 130°F. Insert the plug into the outlet. Turn on the washer using the "On/Off" button. Deactivate the Child Safety Lock (see "Locking the washer").
  • Page 35: Cleaning The Drain Pump And Lint Trap

    ^ Open the detergent dispenser drawer. ^ Remove the tool. ^ Open the lint trap door. ^ Drain the water from the washer (see "Washer care / "Cleaning the drain pump and lint trap"). Make sure the machine is off and the drum has stopped turning.
  • Page 36 In the event of any fault which you cannot fix yourself, please contact the Miele Technical Service Department 1-800-999-1360 1-800-565-6435 When contacting the Technical Service Department, please quote the model and serial number of your appliance. Both can be found on the data plate visible above the glass on the inside of the door.
  • Page 37: Installation Instructions

  • Page 38 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.
  • Page 39 a Power cord b High pressure intake hoses; blue mark for cold water, red mark for hot water c Flexible drain hose with detachable swivel elbow (drain options shown) d Detergent dispenser drawer e Control panel f Drum door g Access panel to lint trap and drain pump h Four height-adjustable feet...
  • Page 40 Miele Technical Service Department. If installed on a masonary or concrete base, the base should...
  • Page 41 The Miele washing machine can be installed as part of a washer/dryer stack in combination with a Miele tumble dryer. The dryer can only be stacked on top of the washer and never "...
  • Page 42: Installation Site

    – Lift the machine from its shipping pallet and move it to the installation site. – Do not lift the washer by the drum door. – Ensure that the machine’s feet and the floor are dry to prevent slippage during the spin cycle.
  • Page 43 ^ Remove the two struts together with the support plate. ^ Plug the two holes with the plastic caps provided. 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 44 "walking" across the floor during use. The washer is leveled by adjusting the four feet: ^ Tip the machine slightly and place a support, such as a block of wood, underneath it.
  • Page 45: Water Connection

    Turn on the valve(s) and check for leaks. The water pressure must be within 15-145 psi (1-10 bar). If the water...
  • Page 46 Only replace the hose 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 47 If desired, the drain hose may be extended to run a maximum of 16 feet, as long as the 4 feet height is not exceeded. Hose extensions are available from your dealer or Miele’s Technical Service Department.
  • Page 48 Kit" will allow you to connect to a 240 V, 30 Amp line . This dual receptacle, wall mounted connection box can connecting a Miele 1900 series clothes washer and 1500 series clothes dryer to an existing 30 Amp (NEMA 10-30R) outlet.
  • Page 52 Alterations rights reserved / 0704 M.-Nr. 05 665 081 / 02 This bio-friendly paper was bleached without the use of chlorine.

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