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Delay start/Extra options
Detergent
Delay start
Extras
Miele recommended detergents
With Delay start you can delay the start of a
You can select or deselect Extras by touch-
Miele
programme from 30 minutes up to a maxi-
ing the corresponding sensor on the con-
Programme
UltraWhite
mum of 24 hours.
trol panel.
Cottons 
This allows you to make use of night-time
economy electricity rates, for example.
Short
Cottons
For light soiling with no visible staining.
Minimum iron
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Selecting Delay start
The wash duration is reduced.
Delicates
Select the programme required.
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Touch the 
Water plus
Woollens 
sensor.
The water level in the main wash and the
Shirts
rinses will be increased.
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You can programme other options for the
Water plus Extra. These are described in
Dark garments/
"Programmable functions" in the operating
Denim
instructions.
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Outerwear
Touch the  or  sensor repeatedly until
the required delayed start time appears in
Pre-wash
Drain/Spin
the time display.
For laundry with large amounts of dirt, e.g.
Separate rinse/
–/–
– For less than 10 hours, the Delay start
dust and sand.
Starch
time changes in increments of 30 min-
 = Recommended; – = Not recommended
 = WoolCare;  = SilkCare;  = Fabric Softener;  = Booster
utes.
Soak
– For more than 10 hours, the Delay start
For heavily soiled and stained items with
time changes in increments of 1 hour.
protein stains.
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Touch the flashing Start/Stop sensor.
A duration of between 30 minutes and 2
Dispensing fabric softener and liquid
The Delay start process starts and counts
hours can be chosen for the soak process
down in the time display.
in 30-minute increments (see "Programma-
starch at the end of the programme
Useful tip: Delay start cannot be selected
ble functions" in the operating instructions).
with Drain/Spin or Proofing.
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Add the fabric softener or liquid starch to
the  compartment or insert the appro-
priate capsule. Do not exceed the max-
imum level mark.
It will be automatically dispensed in the final
rinse. At the end of the programme a small
amount of water remains in the fabric soft-
ener  compartment.
If starching frequently, thoroughly clean
the dispenser compartment, especially
the siphon, regularly.
Cleaning and care
The right amount to dispense will
Cleaning the drum (Hygiene info)
depend on the following:
Washing at low temperatures and/or using
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– The soiling level of the laundry.
liquid detergent can cause bacteria and
UltraColor
Cap 
Cap 
Cap 
unpleasant odours to build up in the wash-
Lightly soiled:
ing machine.
No visible dirt or stains. Possibly slight
Use the Cottons 90°C programme to clean
body odour.
the machine. This should be done at the
latest when the indicator light comes on.
Normally soiled:
, 
Visibly dirty and/or just a few slight stains.
Heavily soiled:
Soiling and/or stains clearly visible.
– The quantity of the laundry.
– The hardness of the water. Check with
your local water supplier if you do not
know the hardness level in your area.
–/–
/–
–/–
–/–
Adding fabric softener or liquid starch
separately
Prepare the starch in accordance with the
manufacturer's instructions on the packag-
ing. When adding fabric softener separately,
activate the Water plus Extra.
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Add fabric softener to the  compart-
ment or insert the appropriate capsule.
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Add liquid starch to the  compartment
and powder or viscous starch to the 
compartment.
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Select the Separate rinse/Starch pro-
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gramme.
Change the spin speed if necessary.
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Activate the Cap  sensor if using a
capsule.
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Touch the Start/Stop sensor.
Problem solving guide
Cleaning the detergent dispenser
Cleaning the detergent dispenser
To switch off the fault messages: Switch the washing machine off by turning the programme
drawer
drawer housing
selector to the  position.
The messages will appear at the end of the programme and when the washing machine is
Washing at low temperatures and the use
switched on and need to be confirmed with the OK sensor.
of liquid detergent can lead to a build-up
of mould and bacteria in the detergent
Problem/Fault message
dispenser drawer.
The control panel remains
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dark.
For hygiene reasons, clean the entire
drawer at regular intervals.
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Pull out the
Use a bottle brush to remove deter-
detergent
gent residues and limescale from the jets
dispenser drawer
inside the detergent dispenser drawer
until a resistance
housing.
 and  appear alternately
is felt.
in the time display.
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Press down the release button and, at
the same time, pull the drawer right out of
the machine.
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The fault indicator light 
lights up,  and  appear
Clean the detergent drawer with warm
water.
alternately in the time dis-
play and the buzzer sounds.
Cleaning the siphon tube and the fabric
softener channel
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Pull the siphon
The fault indicator light 
out of the
lights up,  and   appear
compartment
and clean it
alternately in the time dis-
play and the buzzer sounds.
under warm
running water.
The fault indicator light 
lights up,  and  appear
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alternately in the time dis-
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Clean the siphon tube in the same way.
Refit the siphon.
play and the buzzer sounds.
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 and  appear alternately
Clean the fabric
softener channel
in the time display and the
using a brush
buzzer sounds.
and warm water.
ɉ
Liquid starch can cause the siphon
to become clogged. Make sure that you
clean the siphon and siphon tube particu-
The indicator light  lights
larly thoroughly after using liquid starch a
up.
few times.
Problem/Fault message
Possible cause and remedy
A programme using a temperature above 60°C has not
The indicator light  lights
up.
been run for a long period of time.
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In order to prevent bacteria and unpleasant odours
building up in the machine, run the Cottons 90°C pro-
Possible cause and remedy
gramme using Miele Dishwasher and Washing Machine
There is no power to the machine.
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Cleaner or powder detergent.
Check whether the mains plug is plugged in and
The door cannot be pulled
The drum is locked during a programme.
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switched on.
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open during a programme.
Touch the Start/Stop sensor and cancel the pro-
Check whether the circuit breaker has tripped.
gramme.
The washing machine has switched off automatically to
The programme is cancelled, the door unlocks and you
save energy.
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can pull it open.
Switch the washing machine on again by turning the
There is still water in the drum and the machine is unable
programme selector.
to drain.
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The door is not closed properly. The door lock could not
Clean the drain filter and the drain pump (see the oper-
engage.
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ating instructions).
Close the door again.
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After the programme is
For safety reasons, the door cannot be opened if the
Restart the programme. If the fault message appears
cancelled, flashing bars
suds temperature is higher than 55°C.
......... appear in
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again, contact Miele.
Wait until the temperature in the drum has decreased
The water inlet is blocked or restricted.
and the bars have stopped flashing in the display.
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the time display.
 and  appear alternately
Check whether the tap is turned on properly.
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The door lock has jammed.
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Check whether the inlet hose is kinked.
in the time display.
Call Miele.
Check whether there is sufficient water pressure.
The filter in the water inlet is blocked.
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Clean the filter (see the operating instructions).
The water outlet is blocked or restricted.
The drain hose has been fixed too high.
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Clean the drain filter and the drain pump.
The maximum drain height is 1 m.
The water protection system has reacted. The washing
machine is switched off.
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Turn off the tap.
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Call Miele.
There is a fault.
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Disconnect the washing machine from the mains elec-
tricity supply, either by switching it off at the wall socket
and withdrawing the plug, or by disconnecting it at the
circuit breaker.
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Wait at least 2 minutes before reconnecting the
washing machine to the mains electricity supply.
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Then switch the washing machine on again.
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Restart the programme.
If the fault message appears again, contact Miele.
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Excessive foam has built up during washing.
Use less detergent next time and follow the manufac-
turer's instructions on dosage given on the packaging.
Quick Start Guide
Washing machine
These short instructions are not a substitute for the operating instructions supplied with
the appliance. Please read the operating instructions supplied with your washing machine
before using it for the first time and take note of the Warning and Safety instructions, as
well as the full descriptions on how to use your appliance.
en - AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 10 832 550

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