AEG LAVAMAT 1050 VI Operating Instructions Manual

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LAVAMAT 1050 VI
La lavabiancheria-ecologica
La lavadora ecológica
A máquina de lavar roupa ecológica
The ecological washing-machine
Istruzioni per l'uso
Instrucciones para el uso
Instruções de utilização
Operating Instructions

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  • Page 1 LAVAMAT 1050 VI La lavabiancheria-ecologica La lavadora ecológica A máquina de lavar roupa ecológica The ecological washing-machine Istruzioni per l’uso Instrucciones para el uso Instruções de utilização Operating Instructions...
  • Page 2 Allow me to introduce myself I am AEG’s ÖKO LAVAMAT washing machine. I’m very economi- cal with electricity, gentle with your laundry, particularly quiet when I’m working, simple to use and easy to care for. If, before using me, you read and carefully follow the...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warnings Before installing... Warnings The AEG Öko-System / Ecological hints Installation instructions Removing the transit devices Positioning Building-in Connection Electrical connection Connection to the mains water supply Water drainage Brief instructions Preliminary operations for washing Sorting and selecting garments...
  • Page 4: Before Installing

    60°C coloureds programme and with 1/2 a measure of detergent. AEG household electrical appliances comply with general techni- Warnings cal safety manufacturing standards and with all safety regulations on the use of electrical appliances.
  • Page 5 – Do not allow children to play with the appliance and keep pets well away from it. – For safety, when disposing of the appliance make sure that the door catch is inoperative and cut off the power supply cable. –...
  • Page 6: The Aeg Öko-System / Ecological Hints

    This new machine is part of AEG’s ÖKO-System range, which meets all requirements for modern handling of laundry with reduced consumption of water, energy and detergent. This is a rinsing and spinning process developed by AEG which Sensortronic ensures the best washing results with reduced water consump- tion.
  • Page 7 Ecological For medium soiling, use programmes without prewash. This suggestions for will save detergent and water. economical washing Always wash full loads for maximum savings. Use the “ENERGY SAVING” (Economy) programme for nor- mally or lightly soiled cottons and coloureds. For best results, even at low temperatures, remove individual stains from laundry before washing.
  • Page 8: Installation Instructions

    Installation instructions All transit devices must be removed before installing and Removing the connecting the appliance. transit devices Proceed as follows: Using a spanner, unscrew and remove the rear right-hand bolt. back P0255 Lay the machine on its back, taking care not to squash the hoses. This can be avoided by placing one of the corner packing pieces between the machine and the floor.
  • Page 9 Carefully slide out the other bags. bottom P0016 Re-fit the bottom panel using the 4 screws supplied with the door hinges (in the plastic bag) and the previously removed screw. bottom P0453 Set the machine upright and remove the two remaining bolts from the back.
  • Page 10 Pull out the three plastic pegs from the holes into which the bolts were fitted. Plug the open holes with the plugs which you will find at the back of the appliance. back P0020 Hint: Keep all transit devices for re-use in case you move house. The machine stands on four adjustable rubber feet which can be Positioning used to compensate any unevenness in the floor or to adjust the...
  • Page 11 Lock the feet in position by fully tightening up the locknuts. P0509 The appliance must be level and resting on all four feet. It must not tilt when pressure is exerted on one side only. If necessary, use a spirit level to check that it is perfectly level. The floor must be clean, dry and free of any wax residue or other polish to prevent any risk of sliding.
  • Page 12: Building-In 123

    This appliance has been designed to be built into the kitchen fur- Building-in niture. The recess should have the dimensions shown in picture A. P0965 The machine is originally pre-arranged for the assembly of a door Preparation and opening from right to left. assembly of the In this case it is sufficient to screw in the hinges (1) and the door...
  • Page 13 a) Door The dimensions of the door should be: - width 595-598 mm - thickness 16-22 The height (C-Fig. C) depends on the height of the adjacent furni- ture's base. b) Hinges To mount the hinges it is necessary to drill two holes (dia. 35 mm, depth 14 mm) on the inner side of the door.
  • Page 14 d) Counter-magnet (6) The appliance is pre-arranged for a magnetic closure of the door. To enable a correct operation of this device, it is necessary to screw the counter-magnet (6) (steel disk + rubber ring) into the inner side of the door. Its position must correspond to the magnet (4) on the appliance (see picture D).
  • Page 15: Connection 126

    Connection Electrical Details of the mains voltage, type of current and protection connection required are given on the appliance rating plate which can be found on the frame, after opening the porthole door. If the appliance is to be permanently connected to the power sup- ply you must install a circuit breaker with a gap of at least 3 mm between the contacts, which enables the appliance to be com- pletely isolated from the mains supply.
  • Page 16: Water Drainage 127

    Every appliance is fitted with a pump for discharging the wash and Water drainage rinse water. This pump is controlled by the programme selector mechanism and is capable of pumping water through the drain hose to a height of up to 1 m above the surface on which the machine is standing.
  • Page 17: Brief Instructions

    Brief instructions Prepare the laundry Sort and select garments, carry out any pre-treatment Switch the machine on Press the ON/OFF button Select the programme Turn the selector dial to the required programme Press any option buttons required Open the porthole door Load the laundry into the machine Close the porthole door Measure out the detergent...
  • Page 18: Preliminary Operations For Washing

    Preliminary operations for washing Check that garments are machine-washable by looking at the Sorting and international wash code symbols on the label. selecting garments Whites Coloureds Synthetics Delicate fabrics Wool Sort clothing according to type of fabric, degree of soiling and wash temperature.
  • Page 19 Precautions Empty all pockets. Be particularly careful to remove metal objects (paper clips, safety pins, loose change, etc..). Do up buttons and hooks, close zips and press studs. Tie up loose belts or long apron strings. Turn woollen garments, coloured embroidered garments and those with sewn-on designs inside out.
  • Page 20: Selecting The Programme

    Selecting the programme Start/pause button 1000 95 E Programme phase ON/OFF switch Option buttons indicator Programme selector Programme selector/Switching on The programme selector dial may be turned clockwise or anti- clockwise. When the ON/OFF switch is pressed the machine switches on (power ON) or off.
  • Page 21: Programme Phase Indicator 132

    SOFTENING “C” This programme is for garments which have just been washed and need softening. Pour the liquid additive into the dispenser com- partment marked with the symbol. The programme ends with spin at 1000 rpm. DRAIN “D” Water may be pumped out at the end of a programme, which ends with water in drum.
  • Page 22: Option Buttons And Functions 133

    Option buttons and functions When these buttons are pressed, the corresponding pilot lights come on. When they are pressed again, the lights go out. If a button whose function is not compatible with the programme selected is pressed, all the lights will start to flash. After about 1 second, they will go out.
  • Page 23 If you select 850 or 700 rpm for cottons the machine will carry out an extra rinse. Synthetics and wool are spun at a maximum of 850 rpm. The spin speed may be reduced from 850 to 700 rpm. For delicate fabrics, the maximum spin speed is 700 rpm. If you select 700 rpm for synthetics by choosing at the same time the additional rinse option (see page 139), this rinse will be per- formed with more water.
  • Page 24 PREWASH Prewash A programme with prewash may be selected for heavily soiled items. Result: A prewash cycle at a maximum temperature of 40°C is performed before washing. The prewash function cannot be used with the wool programme or when the QUICK WASH button is selected.
  • Page 25: Detergents 136

    Detergents Choice of Any of the modern, commercially available detergents made for detergent use in domestic washing machines may be used. The type of detergent used depends on the type of fabric and soil- ing. The various types of soiling are: Dirt, e.g.
  • Page 26: Amount Of Detergent 137

    The amount of detergent used depends on the size of load, water Amount of hardness and degree of soiling. detergent Refer to the instructions on the products. Information on the hardness of water in residential areas can be obtained from the Local Water Authorities. Water hardness Level Clarke...
  • Page 27: Using The Detergent 138

    Using the detergent Prewash detergent Main wash detergent Chlorine Softener Programme chart P0238 Warning: Powder For programmes with Prewash in which the softening agent detergents and detergent are poured into the same dispenser compart- ment, always pour in first the detergent and then the soft- ening agent.
  • Page 28: End Of Programme

    End of programme At the end of the programme, open the porthole door when the Opening the END light comes on. Three acoustic signals will sound every porthole door - 20 seconds for two minutes. Switching off Check that the drum has been completely emptied to avoid any items accidentally left there being damaged in a subsequent wash (e.g.
  • Page 29: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Washing symbols Programme selector Max. load used on fabric labels Whites 4.5 kg Coloureds 60 50 40 30 Cotton / Linen Energy saving programme (Economy) Cotton / Linen Synthetics 60 50 40 30 2 kg Synthetics, mixed fabrics Delicates 40 30 2 kg Synthetics/net curtains/...
  • Page 30 Suitable option buttons PRE-WASH QUICK WASH INTENSIVE VARIOMATIC PRE-WASH VARIOMATIC PRE-WASH QUICK WASH INTENSIVE VARIOMATIC PRE-WASH VARIOMATIC VARIOMATIC VARIOMATIC VARIOMATIC...
  • Page 31: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Maintenance and cleaning Detergent From time to time, clean off any detergent residue remaining in the dispenser drawer bottom of the drawer compartments. – To do this, pull out and remove the drawer by pressing down the catch. P0166 The upper part of the liquid additive compartments can also be removed for easy cleaning.
  • Page 32: Cleaning The Filter/Emergency Emptying 143

    The filter collects fluff and any small objects which may acciden- Cleaning the tally have been left in the laundry. filter/ If this filter gets clogged, the programmes will not function properly. Emergency The filter should therefore be cleaned from time to time. Hot water emptying remaining in the filter can scald! Allow it to cool before cleaning.
  • Page 33 The drum The drum is made of stainless steel. Any rusty items left in the laun- dry (see “Preliminary operations for washing”) could leave rust stains on the surface of the drum. These stains can be removed with a suitable stainless steel cleaner, available from the Service Centre.
  • Page 34: How To Deal With Problems

    How to deal with problems..the machine does not start: Problems you Check that the appliance is plugged in. can solve Check that a programme has been selected. yourself Check that the START/PAUSE button has been pressed. Check that the porthole door is firmly shut. Check that the fuse has not blown.
  • Page 35 ... the machine does not empty or does not spin: Check whether the drain hose is kinked. Check whether the filter is blocked. Check whether a programme which ends with water in drum has been selected..spinning is uneven: If an excessive amount of foam has been formed, the machine starts spinning and then stops until the foam has gone.
  • Page 36 ... there are grey marks on the laundry: Laundry stained with grease, creams or oil has been washed with insufficient detergent. The detergent was not strong enough to shift these stains. Check whether the temperature selected was too low..the fabric softener has left marks on the laundry: In this case the fabric softener, especially if of the concentrat- ed type, has come into direct contact with the laundry.
  • Page 37: Customer Service

    Customer service If you are unable to identify or resolve the problem by reading the instruction book, contact our Service Department. Always start by quoting the product code (E-Nr.) and the batch number (F-Nr) shown on the rating plate. Mod. .
  • Page 38: Technical Specifications

    Technical specifications Dimensions: Height Width Depth 54.5 cm Connection Details concerning electrical connection are given on the rating plate. When connecting the appliance, make sure that the mains supply voltage and type of current shown on the rating plate are the same as those in the location where it is being installed.
  • Page 39 AEG Hausgeräte GmbH Postfach 1036 D-90327 Nürnberg http://www.aeg.hausgeraete.de © Copyright by AEG 124975510-01/1097...