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Use Of The Appliance; Setting The Water Softener - Electrolux ESF 43020 User Manual

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3 hours. Refer to the chapter 'Setting and
starting a washing programme'.

Use of the appliance

Refer to the following instructions for each
step of procedure:
1. Make a check if the water softener level
is correct for the water hardness in your
area. If necessary set the water softener.
2. Fill the salt container with dishwasher salt.
3. Fill the rinse aid dispenser with rinse aid.
4. Load cutlery and dishes into the dish-
washer.

Setting the water softener

The water softener removes minerals and
salts from the water supply. Minerals and
salts can have bad effect on the operation of
the appliance.
Water hardness is measured in equivalent
scales:
• German degrees (dH°).
Water hardness
°dH
°TH
51 - 70
91 - 125
43 - 50
76 - 90
37 - 42
65 - 75
29 - 36
51 - 64
23 - 28
40 - 50
19 - 22
33 - 39
15 - 18
26 - 32
11 - 14
19 - 25
4 - 10
7 - 18
< 4
< 7
1) No use of salt required.
You must set the water softener man-
ually and electronically.
Manual adjustment
The appliance is set at the factory at po-
sition 2.
1. Open the door.
2. Remove the lower basket.
3. Turn the water hardness dial to position
1 or 2 (refer to the chart).
mmol/l
Clarke
9,1 - 12,5
64 - 88
7,6 - 9,0
53 - 63
6,5 - 7,5
46 - 52
5,1 - 6,4
36 - 45
4,0 - 5,0
28 - 35
3,3 - 3,9
23 - 27
2,6 - 3,2
18 - 22
1,9 - 2,5
13 - 17
0,7 - 1,8
5 - 12
< 0,7
< 5
5. Set the correct washing programme for
the type of load and soil.
6. Fill the detergent dispenser with the cor-
rect quantity of detergent.
7. Start the washing programme.
If you use detergent tablets, refer to the
chapter 'Use of detergent'.
• French degrees (°TH).
• mmol/l (millimol per litre - international unit
for the hardness of water).
• Clarke.
Adjust the water softener to the water hard-
ness in your area. If necessary, contact your
local water authority.
Water hardness setting
manually
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
1
1
1)
1
4. Install the lower basket.
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electronically
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1)
1

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