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The hardness of the water varies from place to place. If hard water is used in the dishwasher, deposits will form on the dishes
and utensils.
The appliance is equipped with a special softener that uses a salt specifically designed to help eliminate lime and minerals from
the water.
Always use salt intended for use with dishwashers.
The salt container is located beneath the lower rack and should be filled as follows:
The salt container must be refilled when the salt warning light comes on. Though the salt container is filled
enough, the indicator light may not black out before the salt fully dissolves.
If there are spills of the salt, a soak program could be run to wipe them out.
Contact your local water board for information on the hardness of your water supply.
hardness: one way is using the water softener, the other is using
Remove the lower basket and then unscrew and remove the cap from the salt
If you are filling the container for the first time ,fill 2/3 of its volume with water.
Place the end of the funnel(supplied) into the hole and introduce about 2kg of
salt .It is normal for a small amount of water to come out of the salt container
Unscrew the cap from the salt container.
There is a ring on the container with an arrow on it (see Figure to the side), if
necessary, rotate the ring in the anticlockwise direction from the "-" Setting
toward the "+" sign, based on the hardness of the water being used.It is
recommended that adjustments should be made in accordance with the following:


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