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Miele WDB030 Quick Start Manual

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Before the first use
Operating the washing machine
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Before using the machine for the first
time, ensure that it is correctly installed
and connected. Please read the separate
operating instructions supplied with the
appliance.
For safety reasons, spinning is not possible
until the machine has been prepared for use
for the first time. To activate the spinning
function, you must run a wash programme
without laundry and without detergent.
Using detergent could result in an exces-
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Control panel
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CapDosing sensors
sive build-up of foam.
 = Fabric care (e.g. fabric conditioner)
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Sensor controls - temperature
 = Additives (e.g. detergent
This also activates the ball valve. The ball
for selecting the temperature
valve prevents detergent escaping from the
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Sensor controls - spin speed
enhancers)
 = Detergent (for the main wash only)
suds container into the sump during a wash
for selecting the spin speed
programme, thus making maximum use of
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Sensor controls - Extras
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Time display
the detergent.
various options can be added to the
After the programme has started, the
Indicator lights   
wash programmes
programme duration will appear in the
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display in hours and minutes.
Running the first programme
 = Fault with the water inlet or
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Sensor controls   
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Turn on the tap.
drainage
for the Delay start function
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 = Excess detergent was used
Turn the programme selector to Cottons.
The washing machine is now switched on
 = Hygiene information
and in the control panel, the temperature
 = Flashing: Laundry can be added
60°C lights up.
Lit up constantly: Door of the
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Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
washing machine is locked
The programme will start and the symbol 
lights up in the control panel.
After the end of the programme
The  symbol lights up in the control panel;
Washing environmentally and economically
: appears in the time display and the
drum occasionally rotates.
– To make the most out of your machine,
– Modern detergents enable washing at
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Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
load the maximum dry load for the pro-
reduced temperatures (e.g. 20°C). Use
The door will be unlocked.
gramme you are using.
appropriate temperature settings for
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– When smaller amounts of laundry are
Reach under the door grip and pull the
saving energy.
door open.
washed, the automatic load recognition
– Reduce the amount of detergent with
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When the programme has ended, turn
system will reduce the amount of water
smaller loads (approx. 1/3 less than the
the programme selector to .
and energy used.
amount recommended can be used
Note: For safety reasons close the door.
– Use the Express 20 programme for
when washing a half load).
small, lightly soiled loads.
Washing
1. Preparing the laundry
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Empty all pockets.
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Foreign objects (e.g. nails,
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coins, paper clips, etc.) can
cause damage to garments and
components in the machine.
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Sort the laundry by colour and by care label. Most gar-
ments have a textile care label in the collar or side seam.
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Pre-treat stains and badly soiled areas (see the booklet
"Miele's guide to laundry care").
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Start/Stop sensor
2. Loading the washing machine
Touching the Start/Stop sensor starts the
selected programme or cancels a pro-
gramme that has already been started.
Opening the door
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The sensor flashes slowly as soon as it is
Reach under the door grip and
possible for a programme to be started
pull the door open.
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and then lights up constantly after the
Unfold the laundry and load
programme has started.
loosely in the drum.
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Optical interface
for service technicians
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Programme selector
for selecting programmes and for switch-
Closing the door
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ing off. The washing machine is switched
Make sure that no items are
on by selecting a programme, and
caught between the door and
switched off by turning the programme
the seal.
selector to the  position.
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Detergent dispenser drawer
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Control panel
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Access to drain filter, drain pump
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and emergency release
Shut the door with a gentle
swing.
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Door
– Selecting the highest possible spin
speed for the wash programme will
save energy when drying in a tumble
dryer afterwards.
3. Selecting a programme
4. Adding detergent
The washing machine is switched on by turning the pro-
There are several options for adding deter-
gramme selector to a wash programme.
gent.
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Programme selection
Detergent dispenser drawer
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Turn the programme selector
to the required programme.
The likely wash time is shown in the time display and the
Detergent for the pre-wash
pre-set temperature and spin speed light up in the con-
Detergent for the main wash,
trol panel.
including Soak if selected
 /  Fabric softener, liquid starch or
Selecting a temperature/spin speed
capsules
The wash programme's pre-set temperature and spin
speed light up brightly. The choice of temperatures and
CapDosing
spin speeds selectable for the wash programme light up
Three different types of capsules are avail-
dimly.
able:
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Touch the sensor for the tem-
Fabric care (e.g. fabric conditioner)
perature you want. It then
Additives (e.g. detergent enhancers)
lights up brightly.
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Detergent
Touch the sensor for the spin
speed you want. It then lights
See "Detergent" in the operating instruc-
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up brightly.
tions for more information.
Selecting Extra options
The selection of Extras available for the wash programme
lights up dimly.
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Touch the sensor for the Extra
you want. It then lights up
brightly.
Useful tip: You can select multiple Extras for a wash
programme.
Changing the programme sequence
5. Starting the programme
Changing a programme
If you want to remove the laundry
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Touch the flashing Start/Stop sensor.
After the successful start of a programme
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after it has been spun (damp):
The door will lock (the  symbol will appear
it is no longer possible to select a different
Open the door.
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in the control panel) and the programme will
programme.
Close the door.
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start.
If you would like to change the programme
Turn the programme selector to Drain/
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Pull out the
or add/remove laundry, you have to cancel
Spin.
6. At the end of the programme
detergent drawer
the programme.
Useful tip: Select an appropriate spin
The time display shows :. The  sym-
and add
speed.
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detergent to the
bol will remain lit up in the control panel.
Cancelling a programme
Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
compartments.
The door is locked in the anti-crease phase.
You can cancel a programme at any time
The laundry is spun and can be removed
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Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
after it has started.
damp after spinning.
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The door unlocks and the symbol  in
Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
Interrupting a programme
the control panel goes out.
The water is pumped away and the time
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display changes to :. As soon as the 
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Pull open the door.
Turn the programme selector to the 
Remove the laundry.
symbol in the control panel goes out, the
position.
programme has been cancelled and the
The washing machine switches off.
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Check that all items have been
door can be opened.
To continue: Turn the programme selector
removed from the drum.
to the position of the wash programme
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Check the folds
Selecting a different programme after
that was started.
Useful tip: If  appears in the time dis-
in the door seal
cancelling the programme
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for any small
Open the door.
play, the programme selector is in the incor-
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articles, e.g.
Close the door.
rect position.
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buttons, which
Check that there is still detergent in the
Adding or removing laundry
might be lodged
dispenser drawer. Add more detergent if
there.
necessary.
You can add or remove laundry at the start
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Turn the programme selector to the 
Turn the programme selector to the pro-
of a wash programme as long as the 
position. This switches the washing
gramme you want and start it by touching
symbol is flashing in the control panel.
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machine off.
the Start/Stop sensor.
Briefly touch the Start/Stop sensor.
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If applicable, remove the used capsule
The programme will stop and the door will
from the detergent dispenser drawer.
Removing laundry after cancelling the
unlock.
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Close the door. Otherwise there is a dan-
programme
Pull open the door.
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ger of objects being placed inadvertently
If you want to remove the laundry when it is
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Add or remove items.
in the drum. If these remain unnoticed
dripping wet:
Close the door.
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and were washed in the next load, they
Open the door.
Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
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could damage the laundry. An open door
Remove the laundry.
The wash programme will continue.
is also a danger to pets and children.
Programme chart

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  • Page 1 Touch the Start/Stop sensor. after it has started. damp after spinning. ĺ ĺ "Miele's guide to laundry care"). The door unlocks and the symbol  in Touch the Start/Stop sensor. Using detergent could result in an exces- Interrupting a programme...
  • Page 2 Restart the programme. well as the full descriptions on how to use your appliance. to become clogged. Make sure that you If the fault message appears again, contact Miele. If starching frequently, thoroughly clean clean the siphon and siphon tube particu- The indicator light ...