Using special salt
As soon as the low salt indicator P is
lit on the control panel or is requested
on the front display * )2, salt should
be topped up. Always refill with special
salt immediately before switching on the
appliance. This ensures that overrun
special salt solution is immediately
washed out and does not corrode
the rinsing tank.
Detergent will destroy the water
softening system! Never pour detergent
into the salt dispenser.
Top up the salt as follows:
Undo the screw plug on the
Fill the dispenser with water
(required only when switching on the
appliance for the first time).
Add salt as illustrated (do not use
table salt or tablets).
The water is displaced and runs out.
* depending on the features of your
Water softening system/special salt en
Using detergents with salt
If combined detergents with a salt
s a l t c o m p o n e n t
D e t e r g e n t w i t h a
component are used, special salt can
usually be omitted up to a water
hardness of 21° dH (37° fH,
26° Clarke, 3.7 mmol/l). If the water
hardness is over 21° dH, salt must be
Switching off low salt
indicator / water softening
If the use of combined detergents with a
s t e m
t e r s o f t e n i n g s y
S w i t c h i n g o f f w a
salt component impairs the low salt
indicator P on the control panel or
the text on the display window at the
top @ (enough salt for x rinse cycles),
the displays can be switched off.
Proceed as described under "Setting
water softening system" and set the
value to 0-8. The water softening system
and salt refill indicator are now switched