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Operating and installation instructions
for washer-extractor
PW 5082
en - CA
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. 09 146 142



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  • Page 1 Operating and installation instructions for washer-extractor PW 5082 en - CA 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. 09 146 142...
  • 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 Problem solving guide ..........36 The programme does not start .
  • Page 5 Contents Water drainage ........... 55 Dump valve version .
  • Page 6: Warning And Safety Instructions

    Warning and Safety instructions It is essential to read these instructions. This machine conforms to current safety requirements. Inappropriate use can, however, lead to personal injury and damage to property. To avoid the risk of accidents and damage to the machine, please read these instructions carefully before using it for the first time.
  • Page 7 Warning and Safety instructions The machine is suitable for indoor use only. This machine is not intended for use by people with reduced physical, sensory or mental capabilities, or lack of experience or knowledge, unless they have been shown how to use it correctly by a person responsible for their safety.
  • Page 8 Unauthorised repairs could result in unforeseen dangers for the user, for which Miele cannot accept liability. Repairs should only be undertaken by a Miele service technician. If this is not done any resultant damage will not be covered by the guarantee. Ensure current is not supplied to the machine until after maintenance or repair work has been carried out.
  • Page 9 Check the hose regularly for signs of wear. Change in good time to avoid the risk of leaks and subsequent damage. Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele original spare parts. Only when these parts are fitted can the safety standards of the machine be guaranteed.
  • Page 10 If, however, you do wish to descale the machine only use proprietary non-corrosive descaling agents and strictly observe the instructions on the packaging. A special descaling agent is available to order from the Miele Spare Parts Department. Follow the usage instructions on the packaging carefully.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Textiles which have been pre-treated in solvent based cleaning agents must be thoroughly rinsed in clean water before being washed in this machine. Never use solvent based cleaning agents in this machine, as this may result in damage to component parts and create toxic fumes. Such agents also pose a fire and explosion hazard.
  • Page 12 Warning and Safety instructions Chlorine and component damage Notes on using chlorine bleach and perchlorethylene Frequent use of chlorine increases the risk of component damage. The use of agents containing chlorine, such as sodium hypochlorite and chlorine bleach in powder form, can damage the protective upper surface of stainless steel and cause corrosion to components.
  • Page 13 Before disposing of an old machine it is important to disable the door lock. This way you will prevent the risk of children accidentally locking themselves in and endangering their lives. Miele cannot be held liable for damage caused by non-compliance with these Warning and Safety instructions.
  • Page 14: Operating The Washer-Extractor

    Operating the washer-extractor Control panel a Start button e Pre-wash button = with indicator Starts the selected programme. light b Display with –, OK and + buttons f Programme selector See the following page for more For selecting a programme. The information.
  • Page 15: Display

    Operating the washer-extractor Display - / + buttons For altering the values highlighted in the display: - decreases the value or moves the highlighting upwards + increases the value or moves the highlighting downwards. OK button b For confirming the value selected and choosing the next level.
  • Page 16: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Reminder to remove transport bars Before using the machine for the first time ensure that it is correctly To avoid the risk of damage, the installed and connected. See transport bars must be removed "Installation and connection".
  • Page 17: Notes And Tips On Laundry Care

    "Programme chart". etc. first, following the manufacturer's instructions. With particularly stubborn Do not wash any items in this machine stains ask Miele Professional or your which are specified by the detergent manufacturer for advice. manufacturer as not washable on the care label (h symbol).
  • Page 18: Load The Drum

    Notes and tips on laundry care 2. Load the drum 3. Select a programme ^ Switch the machine on with the ^ Select the most appropriate On/Off button K. programme for the load being washed. ^ To open the drum door pull on the handle.
  • Page 19: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Notes and tips on laundry care Garment care label symbols Drying The number of dots indicates the drying temperature Washing Normal temperature The figure quoted in the bucket is the maximum temperature the garment Low temperature can be washed at. The number of Do not tumble dry bars under the symbol indicate the level of agitation permitted.
  • Page 20: Short Instructions

    Short instructions It is very important to read the "Notes and tips on laundry care" 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 21 Short instructions C Select a programme Cottons universal 60°C 1200 rpm Duration: 0:40 h ^ You can then alter the spin speed which is shown highlighted with the - or + button. Confirm by pressing the OK button. Pre-wash = ^ Select the Pre-wash additional option for laundry with large amounts of dirt, e.g.
  • Page 22 Short instructions D Waschmittel zugeben Beachten Sie den Verschmutzungsgrad der Wäsche und die Wasserhärte. Zu wenig Waschmittel bewirkt, – dass das Waschgut oder die Wä- sche nicht sauber und im Laufe der Zeit grau und hart wird. – dass sich Fettläuse in der Wäsche bilden.
  • Page 23 Short instructions ^ Open the drum door with the handle. Payment system ^ Remove the laundry. If your machine is connected to a payment system, the amount of credit Check that all items have been required will appear in the display. removed from the drum.
  • Page 24: Spinning

    Spinning Maximum final spin speed Programme Cottons 1200 Minimum iron 1000 Intensive wash 1200 Delicates Woollens 1000 Quick wash 1200 Separate rinse 1200 Drain/Spin 1200 You can reduce the final spin speed. However, you cannot select a final spin speed higher than that shown in the chart above.
  • Page 25: Delay Start

    Delay start ^ Confirm the programme end time by You cannot use the delay start pressing the OK button. function if your machine is fitted with a payment system. To begin delay start ^ Press the Start button. With delay start you can choose when you want the programme to end.
  • Page 26: Programme Chart

    Programme chart i Cottons 30°C to 95°C Max. load 8.0 kg Use for Cotton and linen fabric, e.g. bed linen, table linen, towelling, jeans, underwear, T-shirts, nappies. Notes – Only use Cottons 95°C for very heavily soiled laundry. – For dark coloured fabrics use a detergent for coloured fabrics, or liquid detergent.
  • Page 27 Programme chart g Delicates 20°C to 40°C Max. load 3.0 kg Use for Delicate garments made of synthetic fibre, mixed fibre and easy care cotton shirts and blouses. Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine-washable by the manufacturer. Notes – Use the woollens programme for any textiles which contain wool.
  • Page 28: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinses Spinning Water Wash Water Rinses Interim Final level rhythm level spin spin Cottons Minimum iron Intensive wash Delicates – Woollens Quick wash Separate rinse – – – Symbols: d = Low water level = Normal wash rhythm ( = Medium water level = Gentle action e = High water level...
  • Page 29: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Changing a programme If your machine is fitted with a After the start of a programme it is not payment system, the programme will possible to select a different lock after 3 minutes and it is then no programme.
  • 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 And Liquid Starch

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

    Relay control for external dispensing system This washer-extractor is fitted with an adapter for an external dispensing system. The external pumps are controlled by relays in the washer-extractor. The dispensing containers must be filled with the correct detergent or chemical agents in the order specified.
  • Page 33: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care Cleaning the detergent dispenser Disconnect the machine from the drawer mains electricity supply. Remove detergent residues regularly. Cleaning the machine Do not use solvents, abrasive cleaners, glass cleaners or all-purpose cleaning agents. These might damage plastic surfaces and other components because of the chemicals they contain.
  • Page 34 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 them to get clogged. Cleaning the detergent dispenser drawer housing ^ Clean the siphon. 1.
  • Page 35: 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 36: Problem Solving Guide

    Service Department. Repair work to electrical appliances should only be carried out by a Miele Service technician in strict accordance with current local and national safety regulations.
  • Page 37: A Fault Message Appears In The Display

    Main wash water or "Settings/Supervisor level Rinse water setting. menu". Technical There is a fault. Start the programme again. Fault If the fault message appears again, contact the Miele Service Department. A To switch off the fault message, press the OK button.
  • Page 38: 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 39: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    Problem solving guide An unsatisfactory wash result Problem Possible cause Remedy Liquid detergents – Use a general purpose detergent Liquid detergent does not give the usually contain no containing a bleaching agent. required result. bleaching agents. – Pour stain removers into compartment j of the dispenser They do not remove fruit, coffee and tea...
  • Page 40: The Door Will Not Open

    Problem solving guide The door will not open Possible cause Remedy For safety reasons the drum door cannot be opened The door is locked after 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 41: Service Interval

    Miele Service stopped. The following message will Department. appear in the display:...
  • Page 42: 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 43: 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 44: 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 45: After Sales Service

    Miele service technicians during contact: servicing work for testing purposes and for updating the machine's programme – the Miele Service Department (see data. back cover for contact details). When contacting the Miele Service Optional accessories...
  • Page 46: 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 47: Rear View

    Installation Rear view a Mains connection cable f Drain hose (for machines with drain pump) b Cover to communication module g Transit bars shaft* c Inlet hose (hot water) h Drain pipe (for machines with dump valve) d Inlet hose (cold water) i Restraining clip for inlet hoses and e Adapter for external dispensing drain hose...
  • Page 48: 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. Dryer/Washer positioning When installing dryer adjacent to a washer, the dryer should be placed left...
  • Page 49: Installation On A Raised Plinth

    Otherwise there is the danger of the otherwise it will become blocked. machine moving and falling off the plinth during spinning. * These can be obtained from Miele Professional. ^ Secure the front feet of the machine with the clamps supplied.
  • Page 50: 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 51: Re-Fitting The Transit Bars

    Installation To avoid the risk of injury the holes for the transit bars must be covered after they have been removed. If they are not covered there is a risk of injury. ^ Release the catch and turn the right hand transit bar anti-clockwise by 90°.
  • Page 52: 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 53: Plumbing

    Maintenance and care a 3/4" thread. The stopcock should be fitted by a qualified plumber. Only use a genuine Miele hose should you ever need a replacement. Miele The machine is supplied as standard hoses are tested to withstand pressure with two hoses, for connection to a hot of at least 7,000 kPa (1,015 psi).
  • Page 54: Connection To The Hot Water Supply

    85°C. A special inlet hose is required for this option. The machine must also The inlet hose with the red stripes (hot be reprogrammed by a Miele service water hose) is connected to the technician. stopcock. For operational reasons the machine must not be connected to hot water only.
  • Page 55: Water Drainage

    Miele Spare Parts Department. * For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max. of 1.6 m) a second duo-drain pump is available with the corresponding kit from the Miele Spare Parts Department.
  • Page 56: 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 and a NEMA L15-30P checking and/or replacing the fuse plug. please make sure this is done by an approved electrician to ensure The voltage, rated load and fuse compliance with all local and national...
  • Page 57: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 1020 mm Width 700 mm Depth 727 mm Depth with door open 1167 mm Weight 140 kg Max. load bearing in operation 2600 Newton (ca. 260kg) Capacity 8.0 kg dry laundry Voltage See data plate Connected load See data plate Fuse rating See data plate...
  • Page 59: Changing Default Settings

    – Some settings are visible and can be changed by all operators via the Settings J menu. – All settings can be locked to prevent unauthorised access. They are then only accessible Settings/Supervisor level by entering an access code. Please contact the Miele Service Department for details.
  • Page 60: Settings Menu J

    Settings menu J Language J To open the Settings J menu A Turn the programme selector to The display can be set to appear in Finish M. The entry menu will one of several different languages. appear. You can change the language 15:03 displayed via the Languages sub-menu.
  • Page 61: Settings/Supervisor Level Menu

    Settings/Supervisor level menu ^ Repeat the process until all three The Settings menu (with the numbers have been entered. exception of Language J) is locked with a code to prevent it being To confirm the code accessed by unauthorised personnel. 0 0 0 Back A Confirm code...
  • Page 62: Suds Cooling

    Settings/Supervisor level menu Language J Time of day The display can be set to appear in First select either a 24 hour or 12 one of several different languages. hour clock, or not to have a clock displayed at all. Then set the current You can set the language you want as time of day.
  • Page 63: Supervisor Level

    Settings/Supervisor level menu Supervisor level Standby (Display) You can alter the access code to the To save energy, the display goes out supervisor level. after 10 minutes and the Start button flashes slowly. ^ Enter the old code. Turning the programme selector or ^ Enter a new code.
  • Page 64: Memory

    Settings/Supervisor level menu Memory Pre-wash water If an extra option has been selected You can choose for the pre-wash to for a programme, or the be carried out with either hot or cold recommended temperature or spin water. Hot water can only be taken in speed has been altered, the machine if the wash temperature is above will store the changes in memory at...
  • Page 65: Low Water Pressure

    Settings/Supervisor level menu Low water pressure Minimum iron level This setting should be activated to You can increase the water level for ensure the correct amount of water is the main wash in the Minimum iron taken into the machine in areas where programme.
  • Page 66: Cottons Duration

    Settings/Supervisor level menu Cottons duration No. rinses Cottons You can increase the wash duration You can alter the number of rinses for the main wash in the Cottons which are carried out in the Cottons programme. programme. The machine is delivered with the Block 2 rinses (factory default setting) parameters option selected (the wash 3 rinses...
  • Page 67: No. Rinses Minimum Iron

    Settings/Supervisor level menu No. rinses Minimum iron Spin free of charge You can alter the number of rinses If your machine is fitted with a which are carried out in the Minimum payment system, you can release the iron programme. Spin programme (paid).
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