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Operating and installation instructions
for washer-extractor
PW 5105 Vario
en - GB
To avoid the risk of accidents or
damage to the machine it is
essential to read these instructions
before it is installed and used for the
first time.
M.-Nr. 07 968 150



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions for washer-extractor PW 5105 Vario en - GB To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the machine it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
  • Page 2: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Energy saving tips material Energy and water consumption The transport and protective packing – Water consumption and energy has been selected from materials which usage are determined by the size of are environmentally friendly for disposal the load.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Caring for the environment ......... . 2 Warning and Safety instructions .
  • Page 4 Contents Changing the programme sequence ....... . . 29 Payment system........... 29 Interrupting a programme .
  • Page 5 Contents After sales service ..........46 Repairs.
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions This machine must be used as described in these operating instructions and must be checked on a regular basis to make sure it is functioning correctly. Maintenance must be carried out when necessary. It is essential to read these This machine is not intended for use instructions.
  • Page 7 (e.g. electric shock). Unauthorised repairs could result in Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original unforeseen dangers for the user, for which Miele cannot accept liability. spare parts. Only when these parts are...
  • Page 8: Correct Use

    During spinning, a transit bar which is special descaling agent is available to still in place may result in damage to order from the Miele Spare Parts both the machine and adjacent Department or your Miele dealer. furniture or appliances.
  • Page 9 Warning and Safety instructions Textiles which have been Do not use a pressure washer or pre-treated in solvent based cleaning hose to clean the machine. agents must be thoroughly rinsed in It is particularly important to observe clean water before being washed in this manafucturer's instructions when using machine.
  • Page 10 Anti-chlorine treatment has to be Accessory parts may only be fitted carried out immediately after chlorine when expressly approved by Miele. If bleach has been used. The use of other parts are used, guarantee, hydrogen peroxide or an oxygen based...
  • Page 11: Operating The Machine

    Operating the machine Control panel a Display See the following pages for more information. b Short cut buttons For selecting an individual programme quickly. These buttons can be re-programmed to select your favourite wash programmes instead of the pre-set ones. c Start button d PC / Optical interface This is used by service technicians for testing purposes and for uploading new...
  • Page 12: Display

    Operating the machine Display Entry menu Cottons Uni. 60°C Programme selection... 2 Minimum iron 40°C Settings F... 3 Delicates 40°C 10:00 4 Woollens H 30°C When the machine is switched on, the entry menu (with four favourite programmes listed) appears and Programme selection is highlighted.
  • Page 13 Operating the machine Programme selection menu Programme Cottons Hygiene selection Cottons Uni. Minimum iron Delicates You can use the multi-function selector to select any programme. The highlighting will move up or down depending on the direction the multi-function selector is turned in.
  • Page 14: Operating A Wash-Salon Machine

    Operating the machine Operating a wash-salon machine The entry menu will vary depending on the Control setting selected. The machine is operated either with the short cut buttons D, E, F, G or the multi-function selector. WS shortcut keys, basic Cottons Uni.
  • Page 15: Tips

    Tips 1. Sort the laundry Sorting laundry ^ Sort the laundry by colour and by care label. Most garments have a textile care label in the collar or side seam. Dark textiles often contain excess dye and should be washed separately several times before being included in a mixed load.
  • Page 16: Load The Drum

    Tips 2. Load the drum 3. Select a programme ^ Switch the machine off with the K ^ Select the most appropriate On/Off button. programme for the load being washed. ^ To open the drum door pull on the handle. See the separate booklet supplied with the machine for an overview of which Do not use force as it is fitted with a...
  • Page 17: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Washing Ironing The figure quoted in the bucket is the The number of dots indicates the maximum temperature the garment ironing temperature can be washed at. The number of Hot iron (max sole plate temp. bars under the symbol indicate the approx.
  • Page 18: Short Instructions

    Short instructions It is very important to read both the ""Tips" and "Garment care label symbols" sections before proceeding. A Sort the laundry B Load the drum ^ Switch on the machine. Make sure that no items are caught between the door and the drum.
  • Page 19 Short instructions C Select a programme Payment system Programme descriptions If your machine is connected to a payment system, the amount of – See the separate booklet supplied payment required will appear in the with the machine for an overview of display.
  • Page 20 Short instructions D Add detergent Take the level of soiling and water hardness into account. Too little detergent results in: – Laundry not getting properly clean, and with time may become grey and hard to the touch. – Greasy particles clinging to laundry. –...
  • Page 21 Short instructions E Start the programme F Unload the drum The Start button will flash as soon as a Finish will appear in the display. programme can be started. ^ Open the drum door. ^ Press the Start button. ^ Remove the laundry. The Start button will now light up Check that all items have been constantly.
  • Page 22: Selecting A Programme

    Selecting a programme Selecting/changing a programme Entry menu Cottons Uni. 60°C Programme selection... 2 Minimum iron 40°C Settings F... 3 Delicates 40°C 15:00 4 Woollens H 30°C ^ Press short cut button D. Main menu Cottons Uni. 60°C 1100 rpm Duration: 0:53 h Extras Timer Y...
  • Page 23 Selecting a programme Note: If you do not make a selection in the sub-menu within approx. 15 seconds, the display will revert to the main menu. – Temperature selection Cottons Uni. °C 1100 rpm Temperature from Cold - 60°C ^ Use the multi-function selector to select the temperature you want and confirm your selection.
  • Page 24: Saving A Favourite Programme

    Selecting a programme Saving a favourite programme You can programme the short cut buttons to call up the four wash programmes you use most frequently. The Save option must be activated via the Settings/Supervisor level menu before the short cut buttons can be programmed. Cottons Uni.
  • Page 25: Extras

    Extras You can use the Extras option to augment the basic wash programmes. To open the Extras sub-menu Cottons Uni. 60°C 1100 rpm Duration: 0:53 h Extras Timer Y Back A ^ Press short cut button D. This opens the Extras sub-menu.
  • Page 26: Rinse Hold

    Extras Rinse hold The laundry is not spun after the last rinse and remains suspended in the final rinse water. This reduces creasing if the laundry is not going to be removed from the drum imme- diately after the end of the programme. Intensive* For heavy soiling or where staining is visible.
  • Page 27: Timer

    Timer The timer can be used to select the time you want the programme to finish. The start of a programme can be delayed from 30 minutes up to a maximum of 24 hours, To open the Timer sub-menu Cottons Uni. 60°C 1100 rpm Duration 0:53 h...
  • Page 28: Spinning

    Spinning Maximum final spin speed To omit the final spin (Rinse hold) ^ Select Rinse hold from the Extras The maximum final spin speed will depend on the programme chosen. sub-menu. The laundry will not be spun and will remain suspended in You can reduce the final spin speed.
  • Page 29: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Payment system Changing a programme – After starting a programme you can If a programme is cancelled after it change the spin speed at any time has started you can lose your credit up until the final spin commences (depending on how the machine and you can select or deselect the was set up).
  • Page 30: Detergent

    Detergent Washing with several Detergent dispensing components Please follow the detergent If you wash using several components manufacturer's instructions. (e.g. special application detergents), we recommend always dispensing the Instructions for use and recommended agents into compartment j in the amounts for a full load are given on the following order: detergent packaging.
  • Page 31: Fabric Conditioners, Liquid Starch And Starch Formulations

    Detergent Fabric conditioners, liquid Adding fabric conditioner or liquid starch separately starch and starch formulations ^ Add fabric conditioner or liquid ^ Dispense according to the amount starch to compartment §. specified on the packaging. ^ Select the Extra rinse programme. Automatic dispensing of fabric ^ Press the Start button.
  • Page 32: External Dispensing System

    2 minutes at a time. A separate connection box for electrically controlling the dispensing pumps is required, and must be fitted by a Miele approved service technician. The relay is controlled as described in the separate booklet supplied with the machine. The containers must be filled with the correct detergent or disinfectant in the order specified.
  • Page 33 Detergent If a Disinfection programme is running, the following message is displayed: Fault Container empty The programme will be cancelled. ^ Press short cut button D to delete the message in the display, and refill the container. ^ Start the programme again. If the container is empty for a disinfection programme, you have to assume that no disinfection has taken place.
  • Page 34: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the drum, suds container Disconnect the machine from the and drainage system mains electricity supply. The drum, suds container and drainage system can be cleaned if necessary. Cleaning the machine ^ Start the Maintenance programme. Do not use solvents, abrasive ^ At the end of the programme check cleaners, glass cleaners or the inner drum and remove any...
  • Page 35 Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer Remove detergent residues regularly. There is a yellow lever behind the detergent drawer fascia panel. ^ Pull the detergent drawer out as far it will go. 1. Then press the safety catch down using the lever as illustrated.
  • Page 36 Cleaning and care If starching frequently, thoroughly clean the siphon, the siphon tube and the fabric conditioner channel regularly. A build-up of liquid starch will cause it to get clogged. Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing ^ Clean the siphon. 1.
  • Page 37: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filters

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the water inlet filters Turn on the stopcock and check the The machine has two filters to protect connection is watertight. If water the water inlet valve. These filters drips out, tighten the connection. should be checked every six months or so, or more often if there are frequent To clean the filter in the water inlet interruptions to the external water...
  • Page 38: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide What to do if . . . With the help of the following notes, minor faults in the performance of this machine, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be put right without contacting the Service Department. You should, however, note the following: Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a suitably qualified person in strict accordance with current local and national...
  • Page 39: A Fault Message Appears In The Display

    Problem solving guide A fault message appears in the display Remedy A Message Possible cause Water intake fault The water inlet is Check whether Open the stopcock blocked or restricted. – the stopcock is opened enough. check the inlet hose. –...
  • Page 40: General Problems

    Problem solving guide General problems Problem Possible cause Remedy The machine feet are not Level the machine (see The machine shakes during the spin cycle. level. "Installation and connection"). The pump makes This is not a fault! These noises occur at the end of a strange noises.
  • Page 41: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergent Liquid detergents – Use a general purpose detergent does not give the usually contain no containing a bleaching agent. required result. bleaching agents. – Pour stain removers into They do not remove compartment j of the dispenser fruit, coffee and tea...
  • Page 42: The Door Will Not Open

    Problem solving guide The door will not open Possible cause Remedy The door is locked after For safety reasons the drum door cannot be opened a programme has been if the suds temperature is higher than 50°C. Wait cancelled. until the machine has cooled down. The door will not open at Press against the door handle, switch the machine the end of a wash...
  • Page 43: Opening The Drum Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power Failure

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door in the Drain the machine. event of a blocked drain outlet If the drain outlet is clogged, a large and/or power failure amount of water will be retained in the machine (up to 35 litres). Disconnect the machine from the mains electricity supply.
  • Page 44: Cleaning The Drainage System

    Problem solving guide Once the flow of water ceases: Make sure the drain filter is securely tightened. Otherwise there is a risk of water leakage during use..Machines with a dump valve ^ Remove the drain filter completely. Cleaning the drainage system ^ Clean the drain filter thoroughly.
  • Page 45: Opening The Drum Door

    Problem solving guide Opening the drum door Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching into the machine to remove laundry. Reaching into a moving drum is extremely dangerous. ^ Insert a suitable screwdriver (approx. 4 mm blade) into the opening next to the door lock and use it to release the catch.
  • Page 46: After Sales Service

    When contacting your Dealer or the Optional accessories for this machine Service Department, please quote the are available from your Miele Dealer or model and serial number of your from the Miele Spare Parts Department. machine, both of which are shown on...
  • Page 47: Installation

    Installation Front view a Inlet hose (cold water) f Door with handle b Inlet hose (hot water) g Access to drain filter, drain pump or dump valve c Mains connection cable h Height adjustable feet d Control panel e Detergent dispenser drawer...
  • Page 48: Rear View

    Installation Rear view a Mains connection cable g Drain hose (for machines with drain pump) b Installation shaft for communication h Transit bars module c Valve for recycled water i Drain pipe for machines with dump valve d Inlet hose (hot water) j Restraining clip for inlet hose and e Inlet hose (cold water) drain hose...
  • Page 49: Side View

    Installation Side view Installing the machine ^ Transport the machine to its Bird's eye view installation site. Ensure the machine is stable during transportation. Do not lift the machine by the drum door. This machine is not suitable for building under a worktop.
  • Page 50: Installation On A Raised Plinth

    * These can be obtained from the Miele Spare Parts department. ^ Secure the front feet of the machine with the clamps supplied.
  • Page 51: Installation Surface

    Installation Installation surface Removing the transit bars Do not install the machine near or directly above an open gully or floor drain. Moisture from these can penetrate the machine and damage the electric components. Ensure that the machine feet and the floor are dry to prevent the machine from slipping during the spin cycle.
  • Page 52: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    Installation To avoid the risk of injury the holes for the transit bars must be covered after the transit bars have been removed. ^ Release the catch and turn the right hand transit bar anti-clockwise by 90°. ^ Plug the holes with the plastic caps supplied.
  • Page 53: Levelling The Machine

    Installation Levelling the machine Ensure that the machine feet and the floor are dry to prevent the machine from slipping during the spin cycle. The machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. Incorrect installation may increase electricity and water consumption and may cause the machine to move about.
  • Page 54: Plumbing

    Maintenance and care The machine is built in accordance with Only use a genuine Miele hose should current DIN standards and must be you ever need a replacement. Miele connected to a mains water supply in...
  • Page 55: Connection To The Hot Water Supply

    It is possible to connect the machine to a very hot water supply, 70°C to a maximum of 85°C. A special inlet hose is required. The machine must also be reprogrammed by a Miele service technician or Miele authorised service dealer.
  • Page 56: Water Drainage

    If required, the drain hose can be extended to a length of 5 m. The necessary parts can purchased from the Miele Spare Parts Department or your Miele dealer. * For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max. of 1.6 m) a second...
  • Page 57: Electrical Connection

    Installation Electrical connection Should the connection cable require replacing or changes be necessary in This machine is supplied with a the electrical installation including connection cable without a plug for checking and/or replacing the fuse connection to a suitable connection please make sure this is done by an socket or isolator switch.
  • Page 58: Technical Data

    Height 1020 mm Width 700 mm Depth 827 mm Depth with door open 1267 mm Weight 148 kg Max. load bearing in operation 2750 Newton (ca. 275kg) Capacity 10.0 kg dry laundry Voltage See data plate Connected load See data plate Fuse rating See data plate <...
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