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Miele WDA 210 WPM Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating instructions

Washing machine

To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential
to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
en-AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 09 985 910



  Summary of Contents for Miele WDA 210 WPM

  • Page 1: Operating Instructions

    Operating instructions Washing machine To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. en-AU, NZ M.-Nr. 09 985 910...
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old appli‐ material ance The packaging is designed to protect Electrical and electronic appliances of‐ the washing machine from damage dur‐ ten contain materials which, if handled ing transportation. The packaging ma‐ or disposed of incorrectly, could be po‐...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ................... 2 Warning and Safety instructions ................. 6 Operating the washing machine................. 13 Before using for the first time................15 Running the first programme ................. 15 Washing environmentally and economically ............. 16 1. Preparing the laundry ..................17 2.
  • Page 4 Definition of the soiling level ................34 Detergent dispensing aids ..................34 Water softeners...................... 34 Fabric softeners and liquid starch................34 Miele recommended detergents ................35 Adding fabric softener or liquid starch separately ..........37 Cleaning and care ....................38 Cleaning the drum....................38 External casing and fascia panel ................
  • Page 5 Screwing out and adjusting the feet ..............55 Building under a continuous worktop / in a kitchen run ........56 Washer and dryer stack ..................56 The Miele water protection system................ 57 Connection to the water supply................58 Drainage......................... 59 Electrical connection .....................
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    It must only be used to wash garments which have been declared suitable for washing by the manufacturer indicated on the garment care label. Any other use is not permitted. Miele cannot be held lia‐ ble for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children  Young children must not be allowed to use this appliance.  Older children may only use the appliance when its operation has been clearly explained to them and they are able to use it safely, rec‐ ognising the dangers of misuse.
  • Page 8 Miele cannot be held liable for the consequences of an inade‐ quate earthing system (e.g. electric shock). ...
  • Page 9 – it is switched off at the wall socket and the plug is withdrawn, or – it is switched off at the mains circuit breaker.  The Miele Waterproof system protects from water damage provi‐ ded the following conditions have been met: – The machine is correctly plumbed in and connected to the elec‐...
  • Page 10: Correct Use

    Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  Do not install the washing machine in a room where there is a risk of frost. Frozen hoses may burst or split. The reliability of the elec‐ tronic control unit may be impaired at temperatures below freezing point.
  • Page 11 Miele recommends using Miele descaler for washing machines which is available to order online at (depend‐ ing on country) or from Miele. Strictly observe the instructions on the packaging. ...
  • Page 12 Miele cannot accept liabil‐ ity.  A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked on top of a Miele washing machine using the appropriate stacking kit (available as an optional accessory). Please make sure you order the correct one for the Miele washing machine and Miele tumble dryer.
  • Page 13: Operating The Washing Machine

    Operating the washing machine a Display f Programme sequence indicator See the next page for more informa‐ lights tion. Show which stage of the programme has been reached. b Start button  g Check / Fault indicator lights – For selecting Delay start. –...
  • Page 14 Operating the washing machine Display Delay start The display shows: The Delay start time selected will ap‐ pear in the display. – the programme duration (Time left display) After the programme has started, the Delay start time will begin to count –...
  • Page 15: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Running the first programme  Before using the machine for the first time, ensure that it is correctly  Turn on the tap. installed and connected. See "Instal‐  Press the  button in. lation and connection".
  • Page 16: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    Washing environmentally and economically Energy and water consumption Detergent consumption – Water consumption and energy us‐ – Do not exceed the amounts of deter‐ age are determined by the size of the gent recommended by the manufac‐ load. turer on the packaging. To make the most out of your ma‐...
  • Page 17: Preparing The Laundry

    1. Preparing the laundry Useful tip: Stains can be pre-treated using some handy tricks, which can be found in "Miele's guide to laundry care". Please contact Miele to obtain a copy of this booklet.  If you use a solvent-based cleaning agent (e.g.
  • Page 18: Selecting A Programme

    2. Selecting a programme Switching on the washing ma‐ Programme selection chine  Press the  button. Switching on Delay Start (if re‐ quired) Make sure the programme selector is at the Finish position .  Turn the programme selector to the required programme.
  • Page 19: Loading The Washing Machine

    3. Loading the washing machine Opening the door Closing the door  Press the Door button to open the Make sure that no items are caught drum door. between the door and the seal.  Unfold the laundry and load loosely in the drum.
  • Page 20: Selecting Programme Settings

    4. Selecting programme settings Selecting Extras Selecting a spin speed Each press of the upper button selects You can alter the preset spin speed of the Extra options: Soak or Pre-wash or a wash programme. Short or no Extra option. Use the lower button to select the Wa‐...
  • Page 21: Adding Detergent

    5. Adding detergent It is important to dispense the correct amount, because ..too little detergent results in: – laundry not getting properly clean and with time it may become grey and hard to the touch. –...
  • Page 22: Starting The Programme - The End Of The Programme

    6. Starting the programme - the end of the programme Starting the programme Check that all items have been re‐ moved from the drum. Items left in  Press the flashing Start button. the drum could discolour other items – The programme duration will appear in the next wash or become discol‐...
  • Page 23: Extras

    Extras You can use the Extra option buttons to Selectable Extra options augment the wash programmes. Only one of the following Extra options can be selected at a time: Short, Pre- Short wash and Soak. For light soiling with no visible staining. The wash duration is reduced.
  • Page 24: Spinning

    Spinning Final spin speed Rinse and interim spin There is a spin after the main wash and Programme between the rinses. A reduction in the Cottons 1400 final spin speed will also reduce the in‐ Minimum iron 1200 terim spin speed. If a spin speed of less than 700 rpm is selected for the Cot‐...
  • Page 25: Delay Start

    Delay start With Delay start you can choose when Altering Delay start you want the programme to start. You It is not possible to alter the Delay start can delay the start of the programme time after the programme has been se‐ by 30 minutes up to a maximum of 24 lected.
  • Page 26: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons 30°C to 90°C Max. load 7.0 kg Items Cottons, linens or cotton mix fabrics, e.g. table linen, towelling, un‐ derwear, T-shirts etc. Note Where particularly high levels of hygiene are required, please select a temperature of 90°C. Cottons Max.
  • Page 27 Programme chart Dark garments/ 40°C Max. load 3.0 kg Denim Items Black and dark garments made from cotton, mixed fibres and den‐ Notes – Wash inside out. – Denim often contains excess dye and may run during the first few washes.
  • Page 28 Programme chart Drain/Spin – Notes – Drain only: Select  for the spin speed. – Make sure you select the appropriate spin speed. Separate rinse/Starch Max. load 7.0 kg Items – For rinsing hand-washed items. – Starching table cloths, serviettes and workwear. Notes –...
  • Page 29: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Washing Drying The figure quoted in the bucket is the The number of dots indicates the dry‐ maximum temperature at which the ing temperature. garment can be washed. The number  Normal temperature of bars under the symbol indicates the level of agitation permitted.
  • Page 30: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinse Spin Water Wash Water Rinses level rhythm level Cottons     Minimum iron     Automatic plus     Dark garments/Denim     Express 20   ...
  • Page 31 Programme sequence Special features in the pro‐  = Low water level gramme sequence  = Medium water level Anti-crease:  = High water level At the end of the programme the drum = Intensive rhythm  continues to turn at intervals for up to 30 minutes to help prevent creasing.
  • Page 32: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Cancelling a programme Interrupting a programme You can cancel a programme at any  Switch the washing machine off with time after it has started. the  button.  Turn the programme selector to Fin‐  Switch the washing machine back on ish.
  • Page 33: Adding Or Removing Laundry After A Programme Has Started

    Changing the programme sequence Adding or removing laundry af‐ ter a programme has started  Press the Door button until the door opens.  Add or remove items.  Close the door. The programme will continue automati‐ cally. Please note: Once a programme has started, the washing machine cannot recognise any adjustment to the size of the load.
  • Page 34: Detergent

    Detergent The correct detergent Detergent dispensing aids All detergents produced for automatic Use dispensing aids, (e.g. balls) if these front loading washing machines are are supplied with the detergent, partic‐ suitable. Follow the manufacturer's in‐ ularly when using liquid detergent. structions and dosage recommenda‐...
  • Page 35: Miele Recommended Detergents

    Detergent Miele recommended detergents Miele detergents and care products have been specially designed for Miele wash‐ ing machines. They are available to order via the internet at (depending on country) or from Miele. Miele Miele Miele Miele UltraWhite UltraColor...
  • Page 36 Detergent The recommendations apply to the temperature ranges given in the Programme chart. Universal Colour Delicates and Special woollens detergent Cottons – –   Minimum iron – – –  Dark garments/Denim – –   Express 20 – –...
  • Page 37: Adding Fabric Softener Or Liquid Starch Separately

    Detergent Dispensing fabric softener and Adding fabric softener or liquid liquid starch at the end of the starch separately programme Prepare the starch in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions on the packaging.  Add fabric softener to the  com‐ partment.
  • Page 38: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the drum Cleaning the detergent dis‐ penser drawer Washing at low temperatures and/or using liquid detergent can cause bacte‐ Washing at low temperatures and the ria and unpleasant odours to build up in use of liquid detergent can lead to a the washing machine.
  • Page 39 Cleaning and care Cleaning the siphon Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing  1. Remove the siphon from compart‐  Use a bottle brush to remove deter‐ ment  and rinse under warm run‐ gent residues and limescale from the ning water.
  • Page 40: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filter

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the water inlet filter  First turn off the tap.  Unscrew the inlet hose from the tap. The washing machine has a filter to protect the inlet valve. The filter in the union in the open end of the inlet hose should be checked every 6 months or so, or more often if there are frequent interruptions to the water...
  • Page 41: Problem Solving Guide

    Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by an au‐ thorised Miele service technician. Repairs and other work by unqualified per‐ sons could be dangerous. Miele cannot be held liable for unauthorised work. The programme does not start...
  • Page 42 There is a fault. Rinses indicator lights  Start the programme again. If the fault message flash in the programme appears again, contact Miele. sequence display and a fault number appears in the display. To switch off the fault indicator: Switch the washing machine off with the  button...
  • Page 43: A Check Or Fault Indicator Light Comes On But The Wash Programme Continues As Normal

     Start the programme again. If the fault message sequence display and a appears again, contact Miele. fault number appears in the display. The Anti-crease/Finish The programme selector was moved to another posi‐...
  • Page 44: General Problems With The Washing Machine

    Problem solving guide General problems with the washing machine Problem Possible cause and remedy The machine shakes The machine feet are not level. during the spin cycle.  Level the machine and adjust the feet correctly. The laundry has not The machine detected an imbalance during the final been spun properly and spin and reduced the spin speed automatically.
  • Page 45: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause and remedy Liquid detergent does Liquid detergents usually contain no bleaching not give the required re‐ agents. They do not remove fruit, coffee and tea sult. stains.  Use a general purpose detergent containing a bleaching agent.
  • Page 46: The Door Will Not Open

    Problem solving guide The door will not open Problem Possible cause and remedy The drum door cannot The machine is not connected to the electricity sup‐ be opened by pressing ply and/or is not switched on. the Door button.  Insert the plug in the socket and switch on, and/or switch the machine on with the ...
  • Page 47: Opening The Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power Cut

    Problem solving guide Opening the door in the event Blocked drain outlet of a blocked drain outlet If the drain outlet is blocked, a large quantity of water (up to 25 litres) can and/or power cut remain in the washing machine. ...
  • Page 48: Opening The Door

    Problem solving guide  Tighten the drain filter back up again  Make sure the drain filter is se‐ if you need to interrupt the flow of curely tightened. Otherwise there is a water. risk of water leakage during use. Once the flow of water ceases: To avoid loss of detergent, pour approx.
  • Page 49: After Sales Service

    2 years. Miele. See the warranty card supplied with the washing machine for further details. The contact details for Miele are giv‐ en at the back of these instructions. Optional accessories When contacting Miele, please quote Optional spare parts and accessories...
  • Page 50: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Waterproof metal inlet hose (braided) f Drum door b Electrical connection g Access to drain filter, drain pump and emergency release c Flexible drain hose (with detachable swivel elbow) h Handle recesses for moving the ma‐ chine d Control panel i Four height adjustable feet...
  • Page 51 Installation and connection a Protruding lid for holding when mov‐ e Transport brackets for inlet and drain ing the machine hoses b Electrical connection f Transit bar covers c Waterproof metal inlet hose (braided) g Transport brackets for inlet and drain hoses and restraining clips for transit d Drain hose bars when not in use...
  • Page 52: Installation Surface

    Installation and connection Installation surface Transporting the washing machine to its installation site A concrete floor is the most suitable in‐ To manoeuvre the washing machine out stallation surface for a washing ma‐ of its packing case to its installation chine, being far less prone to vibration site, hold it by the edge of the lid where during the spin cycle than wooden...
  • Page 53 Installation and connection  Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°,  Using the spanner supplied, turn the then left-hand transit bar 90°, then  withdraw the transit bar.  withdraw the transit bar.
  • Page 54: Refitting The Transit Bars

    Installation and connection  To avoid the risk of injury, the holes for the transit bars must be covered after the transit bars have been removed.  Secure the transit bars to the back of the washing machine. Make sure the top catch is located above the holder.
  • Page 55: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine The washing machine must stand per‐ fectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. Incorrect installation may increase elec‐ tricity and water consumption and may cause the machine to move about. Screwing out and adjusting the feet The four adjustable screw feet are used to level the machine.
  • Page 56: Building Under A Continuous Worktop / In A Kitchen Run

    170 cm Fitting instructions are supplied with the conversion kit. Washer and dryer stack A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked with the washing machine. The appro‐ priate "WTV" stacking kit* to match your tumble dryer is required. All parts marked * are available from...
  • Page 57: The Miele Water Protection System

    Electronic unit and washing machine housing system – Sump: Any leaking water is collected The Miele water protection system pro‐ in a sump in the base of the machine. tects all parts of the washing machine A float switches off the water inlet and surrounds from water damage.
  • Page 58: Connection To The Water Supply

    Installation and connection Connection to the water sup‐ Maintenance and care Only use a genuine Miele hose should you ever need a replacement. These The washing machine should be con‐ are tested to withstand pressures of at nected to a mains water supply in ac‐...
  • Page 59: Drainage

    If required, the drain hose can be exten‐ ded to a length of 5 m. The necessary parts can be purchased from Miele. For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max. of 1.8 m) a replacement drain pump will need to be fitted.
  • Page 60: Electrical Connection

    Connection should be made via a suita‐ ble switched socket. If the connection cable is damaged, it must be replaced with a Miele cable of the same type by a Miele approved service technician only.
  • Page 61: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850mm Width 595mm Depth 610mm Depth with door open 987mm Height for building under 820mm Width for building under 600mm Depth for building under 600mm Weight Approx. 94 kg Capacity 7 kg dry laundry Voltage See data plate Rated load See data plate Fuse rating...
  • Page 62: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Consumption data for the nominated energy labelling pro‐ gramme according to AS/NZS 2040.1 & AS/NZS 2040.2 Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Normal Cold Water 7.0 kg 0.62 3 h 14 min Cottons  Notes for test institutes: Detergent must be dispensed via the detergent dispenser drawer.
  • Page 63 Consumption data Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Cottons 90°C 7.0 kg 2.10 2 h 46 min 60°C 7.0 kg 1.25 2 h 16min 7.0 kg 0.83 3 h 16 min  40°C 7.0 kg 0.87 2 h 22 min Minimum iron 40°C...
  • Page 64: Programmable Functions

    Programmable functions  Press the Start button and keep it The programmable functions are used pressed in whilst carrying out steps to alter the machine's electronics to  to . suit changing requirements. Program‐ mable functions can be altered at any ...
  • Page 65: Gentle Action

    Programmable functions Gentle action  Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps Activating gentle action reduces the  to . drum action and is suitable for wash‐  Switch machine on with the  but‐ ing lightly soiled items more gently.
  • Page 66: Suds Cooling

    Programmable functions Suds cooling  Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps When this is activated, additional wa‐  to . ter flows into the drum at the end of  Switch machine on with the  but‐ the main wash to cool the suds down.
  • Page 67: Memory

    Programmable functions Memory  Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps If an Extra option is selected for a pro‐  to . gramme and/or the spin speed is al‐  Switch machine on with the  but‐ tered, the washing machine stores ton.
  • Page 68: Soak Duration

    Programmable functions Soak duration  Press the Start button and keep it pressed in whilst carrying out steps A soak duration of between 30 mi‐  to . nutes and 2 hours can be program‐  Switch machine on with the  but‐ med in 30-minute increments for the ton.
  • Page 69: Optional Accessories

    These and many other useful products oured textiles can be ordered via the internet at (depending on Specialist detergents country) or from Miele (see end of this booklet for contact details). WoolCare – Liquid detergent for woollens and delicates –...
  • Page 70: Fabric Care

    Optional accessories Fabric care Machine care products Fabric Softener Dishwasher and washing machine cleaner – Fresh, natural fragrance – For cleaning the washing machine – Makes laundry soft to handle thoroughly and effectively – Removes grease, bacteria and un‐ pleasant odours Descaler for washing machines –...
  • Page 71 Miele Australia Pty. Ltd. ACN 005 635 398 ABN 96 005 635 398 Miele Center and Head Office Melbourne: 1 Gilbert Park Drive Knoxfield, VIC 3180 Miele Center and Office Melbourne: 206-210 Coventry Street South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Miele Center and Office Sydney:...
  • Page 72 WDA 210 WPM  en-AU, NZ M.-Nr. 09 985 910 / 02...