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  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Intended use ....4 Utensils ....12 Not suitable.
  • Page 4: Intended Use

    Intended use Cleaning and maintenance . . . 21 Intended use Overall condition of the machine . . . 21 I n t e n d e d u s e Special salt and rinse aid ..21 This appliance is intended for Filters .
  • Page 5: Before You Switch On The Appliance

    Safety instructions Keep children below the age of Installation 8 years old at a safe distance Following installation, ensure from the appliance and power that the back cable. of the dishwasher is not freely accessible (protection Before you switch ON the against contact due to hot appliance surface).
  • Page 6: In Daily Use

    Safety instructions If the dishwasher is installed Do not install the appliance below or above other near heat sources (radiators, domestic appliances, follow heat storage tanks, cookers the information for installation or other appliances which in combination with generate much heat) a dishwasher and install it under in the installation instructions...
  • Page 7: Damage

    Safety instructions Damage Warning Risk of injury! The appliance may be repaired and opened up by a Knives and other utensils technician only. To do this, with sharp points must be disconnect the appliance placed in the cutlery basket from the power supply. Pull with the points out the mains plug or switch downwards or horizontally on...
  • Page 8: Protection Of The Environment

    Protection of the environment Warning Protection of the Risks to children! environment If fitted, use the childproof i o n P r o t e c t o f t e n v i r o n m e n t lock.
  • Page 9: Getting To Know Your Appliance

    Getting to know your appliance Getting to know your Water softening appliance system/Special salt G e t t i t o k n o w y o u r a p p l i a n c W a t e r s o f t e n i s y s t e m / S p e c i s a l t...
  • Page 10: Setting

    Water softening system/Special salt Setting 5. Press and hold down the START button 8. 6. Rotate programme selector 0 until The amount of salt dispensed can be the salt refill indicator X flashes. set in 4 stages depending on the hardness of your 7.
  • Page 11: Detergents With Salt Component

    Rinse aid As soon as the salt refill indicator X Rinse aid on the fascia is lit, top up the salt. R i n s e a i d As soon as the rinse-aid refill indicator P is lit on the fascia, there is still a rinse-aid reserve of 1-2 rinsing processes.
  • Page 12: Setting Amount Of Rinse Aid

    Utensils 2. Carefully pour rinse aid up To change the setting: to the max. mark in the filler opening. 1. Rotate programme selector 0 until the required setting has been selected. 2. Press START button 8. The rinse-aid refill indicator P goes out.
  • Page 13: Glass And Utensil Damage

    Utensils Glass and utensil damage Unloading the dishwasher Causes: Hot utensils are sensitive to shock! Therefore, when the programme ends, Glass type and glass production leave the utensils to cool down in the process. dishwasher until they can be handled. Chemical composition of the detergent.
  • Page 14: Cutlery Basket

    Detergent Cutlery basket Detergent D e t e r g e You should always place cutlery unsorted with the points downwards. You can use tablets as well as powder or liquid detergents for dishwashers, but To prevent injuries, place long, pointed never use washing up liquid.
  • Page 15: Adding Detergent

    Detergent Adding detergent 2. Close the cover on the detergent dispenser by sliding it up until the lock engages without difficulty. 1. If the detergent dispenser 1R is still closed, press the lock 1Z to open the detergent dispenser. Pour detergent into the dry detergent dispenser 1R only (insert tablet flat, not on its edge).
  • Page 16: Combination Detergent

    Detergent Combination detergent Notes You will obtain optimum rinsing Apart from conventional detergents and drying results by using solo (Solo), a number of products are offered detergents and applying salt and with additional functions. These rinse aid separately. products contain not only the detergent If programmes are short, tablets but also rinse-aid and salt replacement may not have full cleaning effect...
  • Page 17: Overview Of Programmes

    Overview of programmes Overview of programmes p r o g r a m m e s O v e r v i e w o f The max. possible number of programmes is illustrated in this overview. The corresponding programmes and their arrangement can be found on the fascia.
  • Page 18: Programme Selection

    Additional options Additional options o n a l A d d i t i o p t i o n s Programme selection * depending on model Additional options can be set with You can select a suitable programme the buttons H. according to the type of utensils and degree of soiling.
  • Page 19: Operating The Appliance

    Operating the appliance Switching on the appliance Operating the appliance 1. Turn on the tap fully. 2. Close the door. O p e r a t i i a n c e t h e a p p l 3. Switch on ON/OFF switch (. Programme data The Cleaning display )"...
  • Page 20: End Of Programme

    Operating the appliance End of programme Changing the programme When the START button 8 has been The programme has ended when neither of the two displays h or )" is pressed, the programme cannot be lit. changed. The only way a programme can be Note changed is by Cancel programme To save energy, the dishwasher...
  • Page 21: Cleaning And Maintenance

    Cleaning and maintenance Never use a steam cleaner to clean your Cleaning and dishwasher. The manufacturer is not liable for any consequential damage. maintenance Regularly wipe the front of the appliance C l e a n i a n d n a n c e m a i n t e and fascia with a damp cloth;...
  • Page 22: Filters

    Cleaning and maintenance Filters Spray arm The filters 1* keep large foreign Limescale and dirt from the rinsing objects in the rinsing water away from water may block nozzles and the the pump. These foreign objects may bearing assemblies of the spray arm 1".
  • Page 23: Fault, What To Do

    Fault, what to do? In this case: Fault, what to do? 1. First disconnect the appliance from F a u l t , w h a t d o ? the power supply. Experience has shown that you can 2. Remove the filters 1*. rectify most faults which occur in daily 3.
  • Page 24: Fault Table

    Fault, what to do? Fault table Fault Cause Remedial action “Check water supply” Supply hose kinked. Install supply hose without kinks. display ` lights up. Tap turned off. Turn on the tap. Tap jammed or calcified. Turn on the tap. Flow rate must be min.
  • Page 25 Fault, what to do? Fault Cause Remedial action A different error code is A technical fault has probably Switch off appliances with the ON/OFF switch (. After a short time restart indicated on the digital occurred. display. the appliance. to : If the problem recurs, turn off the tap and pull out the mains plug.
  • Page 26 Fault, what to do? Fault Cause Remedial action Utensils not dry. No or too little rinse aid in Refill rinse aid. the dispenser. Programme selected without Select programme with drying (see drying. Overview of programmes, Programme sequence). Water collecting in depressions Arrange utensils in a sloping position, on the utensils and cutlery.
  • Page 27 Fault, what to do? Fault Cause Remedial action Food remnants Utensils placed too closely Arrange utensils with adequate clearance on the utensils. together, utensils basket between them ensuring that the spray jets overfilled. can reach the surface of the utensils. Prevent contact points.
  • Page 28 Fault, what to do? Fault Cause Remedial action Washable or water-soluble Detergent substances are Change detergent brand. coatings in the container deposited. These coatings cannot Clean appliance mechanically. or on the door. usually be removed with chemicals (appliance cleaner, ...). If there is a “white coating”...
  • Page 29 Fault, what to do? Fault Cause Remedial action Coloured (yellow, orange, Film formation consisting Check function of the water softening brown), easily removable of ingredients from food system (refill with salt) or, if using combined deposits inside remnants and substances from detergents (tablets), activate water the appliance (mainly the tap water (limescale), “soapy”...
  • Page 30 Fault, what to do? Fault Cause Remedial action Rust spots on the cutlery. Cutlery not adequately rust- Use corrosion-resistant cutlery. resistant. Knife blades are frequently more severely affected. Cutlery will also rust if rusting Do not wash rusting parts. parts are rinsed at the same time (pan handles, damaged utensil baskets, etc.).
  • Page 31: Customer Service

    Customer service Fault Cause Remedial action Filling valves making Depends on domestic installation, No remedial action possible. striking noises. as appliance is not defective. No effect on appliance function. Knocking or rattling noise. If there is a low load, the water Load the appliance with more utensils jets strike the washing tank or distribute the utensils more evenly...
  • Page 32: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Delivery Installation and connection Your dishwasher has been checked thoroughly in the factory to ensure that it l a t i o n I n s t a l a n d c o n n e c t i is in working order.
  • Page 33: Installation

    Installation and connection Installation Drinking water connection The required installation dimensions can 1. Fasten the drinking water connection be found in the installation instructions. to the tap according Level the appliance. Ensure that the to the installation instructions using appliance is situated securely on the the enclosed parts.
  • Page 34: Removing The Appliance

    Installation and connection The connection may be modified by Transportation technicians only. A power cord extension may be Empty the dishwasher and secure loose purchased from customer service parts. only. Drain the appliance according Use only a residual current operated to the following steps: circuit-breaker which features 1.
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