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Miele WS 5240 Operating Instructions Manual

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Operating Instructions
WS 5240
WS 5320
To prevent accidents
and machine damage read these
instructions before installing or
using the machine.
M.-Nr. 05 649 900



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  • Page 1 Operating Instructions Washer-Extractor WS 5240 WS 5320 To prevent accidents and machine damage read these instructions before installing or using the machine. M.-Nr. 05 649 900...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning and Safety Instructions ..........3 Caring for the environment .
  • Page 3: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Never attempt to force open the door of the washer extractor. As a safety feature Installation, repair and maintenance the door handle has been designed with a work should be by a Miele authorized break line. service technician. Work by unqualified per- sons could be dangerous.
  • Page 4 Miele spare parts. may become void. The safety standards of the machine can Chlorine or agents containing chlorine only be guaranteed when Miele spare parts are corrosive, and can under certain are used. conditions lead to permanent damage to Over time deterioration of parts can oc- components.
  • Page 5: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing material Disposal of an old appliance The transport and protective packing materi- Old appliances contain materials that may als are environmentally friendly for disposal be recyclable. Please contact your local re- and can normally be recycled. Please recy- cycling authority about potential recycling, cle.
  • Page 6: Guide To The Washer-Extractor

    Guide to the washer-extractor 1 Detergent dispenser 2 Control panel 3 Emergency Stop button 4 Drum door 5 Service panel with plinth...
  • Page 7: Control Panel

    Guide to the washer-extractor Control panel 6 Display Cursor and input buttons 7 Program selector Delay Start button 8 Y Power on button X Start 9 Z Power off button 7 End 10 Access lock Optic interface 11 Special options buttons...
  • Page 8: Display

    Guide to the washer-extractor Display Program selector The display content will appear once the machine is turned on. It is up to four lines and 40 digits long, showing which program has been selected. Display during a program Program numbers 1 - 24 can be selected di- rectly.
  • Page 9: Access Lock

    Guide to the washer-extractor Key access lock Access keys Position A - Free access Programs which have been allocated free Key 1 (2 supplied) for operating levels access can be run. A and B. See Programming Instructions for allocation of free access. Key 2 for operating levels A, B, C.
  • Page 10: Special Options Buttons

    Guide to the washer-extractor Special options buttons Cursor buttons and Delay Start The indicator above each button will light 1 2 "Cursor" when a special option is selected. The cursor buttons are used to pass back- T "Prewash" wards or forwards into the input fields or into the next display, (this appears as >...
  • Page 11: Start

    Guide to the washer-extractor Emergency Stop Switch X "Start" Press this button to start the selected pro- gram. Only to be used in an emergency. 7 "End" The switch can be reset by turning the ribbed disc clockwise. Press this button to stop a program. Immedi- ately press once again to terminate a pro- After resetting the following appears in the gram.
  • Page 12: Operation

    Operation Language selection* Setting current time and date* ^ Turn off the machine with the Z "Power off" (if necessary) button. ^ Turn the unit on at the wall switch. ^ Turn the key to position B "Operation". ^ Turn the key to position B "Operation". Press the "OFF"...
  • Page 13: Start Up

    Operation Start up Program selection ^ Open the on-site water valves, (and the supply valves for steam, if relevant). ^ Turn on the electricity supply at the mains (on site). ^ Turn the key to position B "Operation". The functions described below are re- stricted only to the "Operation"...
  • Page 14: Changing Temperaure And Spin Speed

    – the temperature in 1 °C steps from cold, 15 °C to maximum 95 °C . – the spin speed in 100 rpm steps. WS 5240 300 - 1100 rpm WS 5320 300 - 1000 rpm PROGRAMME COTTONS >60°<...
  • Page 15: Program End Display

    Operation Program end - opening the drum The program sequence is shown in the dis- play after the start of the program. door At the end of the program, with a stationary PROGRAMME COTTONS drum and no more water in the machine the 60 °C Prewash 20 °C ^...
  • Page 16: Delayed Start W

    Operation Delayed Start W ^ Press X "Start" to confirm the delayed start, and the following will appear in the Use the "Delay start" button to program the display: unit to start automatically at a later time. PROGRAMME COTTONS ^ Turn the key to position B "Operation". ^ Turn on the machine and select the re- 95 °C Main wash...
  • Page 17: Notes

    Notes Prewash T Powder and low viscosity starches A Prewash should be selected when the When the "Starch" point is reached in the se- load is heavily soiled. quence, "Starch hold" flashes in the Display. PROGRAMME COTTONS Rinse STARCH HOLD Press the Starch and Starch hold button.
  • Page 18: Without Spin V

    Notes Without spin V Bleaching agents Without spin can be selected in all programs Only use bleaching agents on textiles with the symbol y on the wash care label. (except "Separate spin"). Liquid bleaching agents must only be added to compartment 4. The agent will then be dispensed automatically during the second rinse (cold bleaching).
  • Page 19: Skipping Program Cycles

    Notes Skipping program cycles Program cancellation ^ To cancel a program, press 7 "End" twice Cycles of a program in progress can be skipped or repeated. in succession. ^ Press 7 "End" and the program is If the program was cancelled while there stopped.
  • Page 20: Liquid Dispensing

    Liquid dispensing Dispenser pump and Suction pipe Amount to be dispensed ^ Follow the detergent manufacturer’s guide- lines. Always follow the instructions of the chemi- cal manufacturer when using cleaning agents and special application chemicals. Only use such chemicals for the purpose and in the situation specified by the manu- facturer to prevent adverse chemical reac- tions and material damage.
  • Page 21 Liquid dispensing Priming the dispensing pumps SERVICE-OPERATION SERVICE PROGS Before the liquid dispensing pumps can be SERVICE PROGRAMME used the liquid detergent must be drawn into Dispenser valve >D1< Disp. time 20 sec. the system and the amount to be dispensed Cancel with the End button.
  • Page 22 Liquid dispensing PROGRAMME 18 WASH/ PROOF & SPRAY A Pump for spray proofing PROGRAMME STOP 1 = "On-Off" switch DISPENSING SYSTEM FAULT 2 = Pressure control valve Dispensing container 1 empty. With the pressure control valve the working pressure can be set between 7.25 - 87 psi At the same time the display indicates that (0.5 - 6 bar).
  • Page 23 Liquid dispensing Priming the dispensing pumps SERVICE-OPERATION Before the liquid dispensing pumps can be >SERVICE PROGRAMMES< MACHINE DATA used the liquid detergent must be drawn into the system and the amount to be dispensed After selection press Start button. set. Access the Service Operation program to do this.
  • Page 24 Liquid dispensing ^ Set the access key to position C "Pro- Setting the amount dispensed by the pump gramming" and select menu point ALTER. ^ Select the number of the Proofing program The amount to be dispensed is measured in with the 4 "Plus"...
  • Page 25: Peak Load Cut-Out / Pc- Printer Connection

    Program changes can be made via a PC, or a new program can be downloaded. This re- quires a special Editor Program which is available from the Miele Professional Depart- ment. Printer-Operation: It is possible to print out whole programs or parts of programs.
  • Page 26: Problem Solving Guide

    Problem solving guide Power failure - Emergency door release With a short power failure: The program remains in the last position, and when power is restored the following message appears in the display: PROGRAMME COTTONS PROGRAMME STOP THROUGH POWER CUT Please press the Start button.
  • Page 27: Problem Solving Guide

    Cut-out of heating sensor 1. and other work by unqualified persons could be dangerous and the manufacturer ^ Call the Miele Technical Service Depart- will not be held responsible. ment. Faults that occur before or after the start of a...
  • Page 28 ^ Run an additional Prewash without deter- PRESSURE MONITOR FAULT gent and without selecting a temperature. Laundry which has been soaked before ^ Call the Miele Technical Service Depart- washing must be thoroughly rinsed before ment. running a wash program.
  • Page 29: After Sales Service

    After sales service In the event of a fault which you cannot Service interval correct yourself please contact: If the following message appears in the dis- Miele Technical Service play after turning the machine on: USA 1-800-999-1360 PROGRAMME 1 COTTONS
  • Page 30: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and Care After each use Cleaning the dispenser box and siphon Never use high pressure cleaners to hose After use the dispenser compartment should down the machine. be cleaned with warm water to remove any detergent or other residues. The machine should be cleaned immediately The siphon tube in the detergent dispenser after use.
  • Page 31: Cleaning The Filters

    Cleaning and Care Cleaning the filters Cleaning the drum The drum is made of non-rusting stainless steel. It is however possible that water with a high iron content or foreign bodies in the wash, (e.g. paper clips or metal buttons), may lead to the formation of superficial rust spots especially, if the machine is not used for some time.
  • Page 32: Guide To The Symbols On The Data Plate

    9 Spin speed 21 Water-Registration DVGW-test cert (Water) 10 Drum volume/Laundry dry weight 22 Field for CE test symbol / 11 Kinetic Energy (Product ID-No./Gas) 12 Ex. time to top speed *does not apply to WS 5240 / WS 5320...
  • Page 33: Installation

    Installation The plinths for the front and rear panels are This machine is for use only with articles secured with the rear panel, and should be which have not been treated with danger- fitted when the machine has been installed. ous or flammable substances.
  • Page 34: Plumbing

    To ensure the hot water inlet hose (marked 194°F/90°C) lasts for many years, do not hook the hose up to a hot water connection supplying water hotter than 158°F/70°C. This hose should only be replaced with a genuine Miele spare part.
  • Page 35: Electrical Connection

    208 V, 60 Hz, 20 A, 3-phase electricity supply. The electric heater rating is factory preset to 24 kW (WS 5240), 30 kW (WS 5320). The minimum suds level required for activat- ing the heating is 110 mm column of water.
  • Page 36 Alteration rights reserved / 000 USA - 4401 This paper is made from cellulose bleached without the use of chlorine.

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