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Kenwood KDW1274W User Manual

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DSG Retail Limited is responsible for after sales service.
If you have a query about the product please contact our product support line
0844 561 6263 (Currys) and 08700 118 117 (Pixmania).


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  • Page 1 Dishwasher KDW1274W DSG Retail Limited is responsible for after sales service. If you have a query about the product please contact our product support line 0844 561 6263 (Currys) and 08700 118 117 (Pixmania).
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Kenwood dishwasher safety information 7~10 disposal of the dishwasher before operating 16~20 to open the door to close the door items not suitable for use in the dishwasher adding the detergent or detergent tablet...
  • Page 4 disposal of packing material product overview 12~13 accessories control panel overview 14~15 unloading the dishwasher delay start maintenance after prolonged periods of non-operation troubleshooting guide 31~34 fault codes technical problems general problems 33-3 specifications GB-5...
  • Page 5: Know Your Kenwood Dishwasher

    Kenwood dishwasher before using your Kenwood appliance ● Read these instructions carefully and retain for future reference. ● Remove all packaging labels. Please dispose of them properly. before calling for service ● Refer to Troubleshooting Tips section. This will help you to solve some general problems by yourself.
  • Page 6: Safety Information

    safety information general safety ● Switch off and unplug before fitting or removing tools/attachments, after use and before cleaning. ● Keep your fingers away from moving parts and fitted attachments. ● Never use a damaged machine. ● Keep cord out of reach from children. ●...
  • Page 7 safety information earthing instructions ● WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. ● This appliance is equipped with a cord having an equipment-earthing conductor and an earthing plug. ● The plug must be plugged into an appropriate outlet that is installed and earthed in accordance with local standards and requirements.
  • Page 8 safety information 2) Warning: Knives and other utensils with sharp points must be loaded in the basket with the points downwards or placed horizontally. ● Do not allow plastic items to come into contact with heating element. ● Check that the detergent receptacle is empty after completion of the wash cycle.
  • Page 9: Disposal Of The Dishwasher

    safety information ● During installation, the power supply cord must not be excessively or dangerously bent or flattened. ● Do not tamper with controls. ● The appliance is to be connected to the water mains using new hose sets. ● The maximum number of place settings to be washed is 12.
  • Page 10: Disposal Of Packing Material

    disposal of packing material ● Please dispose of the plastic wrappings, bags etc safely and keep out of the reach of babies and young children. GB-11...
  • Page 11: Product Overview

    product overview front view rear view lower basket upper basket cutlery basket part number 673002200019 and 673002200024 1. door handle 2. dishwasher model number 3. control panel . drain hose 5. water inlet (connect to safety supply hose) 6. mains cable (connect to electrical mains outlet) 7.
  • Page 12: Accessories

    internal view 9. spray arms (1 - under upper basket and 1 - under lower basket) 10. salt reservoir 11. detergent dispenser (dual compartment) 12. rinse aid dispenser 13. filtering system 1. cutlery basket 15. pressure switch accessories measuring cup X 1 60ml safety supply hose X 1 (approx)
  • Page 13: Control Panel Overview

    control panel overview delay start button on/off button - to turn the dishwasher on and off. - to preset the wash timer and - the LED light will illuminate when delay the starting time by up to the dishwasher is on. 2 hours.
  • Page 14: Wash Cycle Table

    wash cycle table Detergent Cycle Running Energy Water Amount Rinse Programme Selection Process Time Consumption Consumption (Pre-wash / Information (min.) (Kwh) Main wash) auto# Pots, utensils and • pre-wash (0°C) • pre-wash (5g) 161# 1.1 - 1. 11 - 1.5 cutlery.
  • Page 15: Before Operating 16~20

    before operating to open the door • Pull the door handle. • If the door is opened during operation all functions are automatically interrupted. to close the door • After loading the dishes, push the baskets fully into the dishwasher. •...
  • Page 16: Adding The Detergent Or Detergent Tablet

    • Clouding may occur on glasses and delicate glassware after frequent washing. Do not wash delicate glassware, or glassware containing lead crystal in a dishwasher. Please wash delicate glassware by hand instead. • Silver and aluminium parts have a tendency to discolour during wash- ing.
  • Page 17: Adding Of Rinse Aid

    adding of rinse aid Rinse aid helps to ensure water does not cling and leave marks on crock- rinse aid indicator ery during the drying phase and helps crockery dry faster after it has been open washed. Only pour rinse aid that is for domestic dishwashers into the res- ervoir.
  • Page 18: Adding Of Salt

    adjusting rinse aid reservoir The rinse aid reservoir has six settings. Both the recommended setting and the factory setting is “.” (Fig 2b on page 18) If the dishes are not drying properly or are spotted, adjust the dial to the next higher number until your dishes are spot-free.
  • Page 19: Adjusting Salt Consumption

    The salt indicator light on the display window will illuminate when the reser- voir is running out of salt and required re-filling. salt indicator on the display window The salt indicator light will cease to illuminate within a few days depending on how quickly the salt dissolves.
  • Page 20: Loading The Dishwasher

    loading the dishwasher before loading the dishwasher In general, please observe the following notes prior loading your cutlery and crockery in the basket. • Remove lipstick stains and coarse food residues from crockery and dishes. Rinse if necessary. (Fig 1) •...
  • Page 21: Upper Basket

    For safety reasons, do not operate the dishwasher without the upper and lower baskets in place. upper basket Please use the upper basket for small and lightweight items such as cups, saucers, glasses, dessert bowls, etc. Shallow pans or casserole dishes can also be placed in the upper basket.
  • Page 22: Loading The Upper Basket For 12 Place Settings

    loading the upper basket for 12 place settings For placement method of the upper basket, please refer to the table below and Fig . Number Item Cups Small serving bowl Large serving bowl Glasses Saucers Small dish Dessert dishes hinged cup rack raise upwards raise upwards To make room for taller items in the up-...
  • Page 23: Lower Basket

    lower basket We recommend that large and the most difficult to clean items are placed in the lower basket (Fig 1), such as plates, serving platters, saucepans, serving bowls, pots, pans, lids etc. We recommend placing serving dishes and lids at the side of the basket to avoid blocking the rotation of the spray arms.
  • Page 24: Cultery Basket

    cutlery basket oading the cutlery basket To make unloading much easier, cut- lery should be grouped in zones and placed in the cutlery basket. Please refer to the table below and Fig 1 for placement method. Number Item Forks Soup spoons Dessert spoons Teaspoons Knives...
  • Page 25: Starting A Wash Cycle

    starting a wash cycle Please follow the steps below to start a wash cycle. Ensure the unit is connected to the mains power and the water supply is fully opened (water pressure between 0.0MPa and 1.00MPa). Open the door. Pull out the lower and upper baskets, load the dishes and push the baskets back.
  • Page 26: At The End Of Programme

    The display window shows the state of the dishwasher. a) “-:--” means the unit is on stand by mode. b) “H:MM” and not blinking means the unit is on pause. c) “H:MM” and blinking means the unit is running. at the end of a programme At the end of a programme, the unit will sound and the display window will return to “-:--”.
  • Page 27: Delay Start

    delay start The starting time of a washing programme can be delayed and adjusted. Please follow the steps below. Open the dishwasher door and load your soiled dishes and crockery. Press the “on” button to turn on the dishwasher. Select your preferred programme. Press the “delay start”...
  • Page 28: Cleaning After Use

    cleaning after use external care the door and the door seal • Clean the door seals regularly with a soft damp cloth to remove food deposits. • When the dishwasher is being loaded, food and drink residues may drip onto the sides of the dishwasher door. These surfaces are outside the wash cabinet and are not accessed by water from the spray arms.
  • Page 29: Spray Arms

    • Gently lift the main filter out. (Fig 2) • Gently lift the fine filter with care. (Fig 3) • Rinse all the filters under running water, then refit all filters in the fol- lowing order. • Gently refit the fine filter with care. (Fig 3) •...
  • Page 30: Frost Precaution

    frost precaution Avoid placing the dishwasher in a location where temperature is below 0 ◦ C. If your appliance is left in an unheated place over the winter, please do the following: Disconnect from the mains. Empty the dishwasher. Close the dishwasher’s door. Disconnect the unit from the water inlet and drain.
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting Guide

    troubleshooting guide Repairs should only be carried out by a qualified technician in strict accordance with current local and national safety regula- tions. Unauthorised or incorrect repairs could cause personal injury or damage to the unit. fault code Codes Possible Causes Remedy Water tap is not turned on.
  • Page 32: Technical Problems

    technical problems Technical problems Problem Possible Causes Remedy The door is not prop- Close the door firmly. erly closed. The unit is not con- Insert the plug to the The dishwasher does nected to the mains. mains. not start. The unit is not Press the “on”...
  • Page 33: Possible Causes

    General problems (continue) Problem Possible Causes Remedy The amount of rinse Replenish the reservoir, aid may be insufficient, adjust the rinse aid dis- or the rinse aid reser- penser dial to a higher set- voir is almost empty. ting or change the brand Dishes, cutlery and of rinse aid.
  • Page 34: Specifications

    specification Dimension: 600 (W) x 580 (D) x 850 (H) (in mm) Capacity: 12 Place Settings Water Pressure Required: 0.0 - 1.00MPa Power Consumption: 1930W Rated Voltage: 230V/50Hz Because we continually strive to improve our products we may change specifications and designs without prior notice.
  • Page 35 IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR CORRECT DISPOSAL OF THE PRODUCT IN ACCORDANCE WITH EC DIRECTIVE 2002/96/EC. At the end of its working life, the product must not be disposed of as urban waste. It must be taken to a special local authority differentiated waste col- lection centre or to a dealer providing this service.

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