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Water Softening System; Special Salt - Bosch SHE89PW55N Operating Instructions Manual

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Water softening
system / special salt
T o ensure good rinsing results, the
W a t e r s o f t e n i n g s y s t e m / s p e c i a l s a l t
dishwasher requires soft water, i.e.
water which is low in lime, otherwise
limescale will be deposited on the
utensils and interior container. Tap
water above 7° dH (1.2 mmol/l)
must be softened. The water
is softened with special salt
(regeneration salt) in the water
softening system of the dishwasher.
The setting and therefore the
required amount of salt depends on
the degree of hardness of your tap
water (see following water hardness
Using a "Water Hardness
Test Strip"
The strip will be included in the use
and care kit.
Sample test strip
Follow the instructions below for the
included test strip. (If purchasing a
different test strip, follow
manufacturers instructions).
Run the water at the kitchen sink
for 5 minutes.
Dip the end of the test strip with
the colored squares into the tap
water for 1 second and shake off
excess water.
After one minute, compare the
test strip to the chart on the test
strip packaging and determine
the Dishwasher Water Softener
setting (see below).
Adjust the dishwasher Water
Softener setting.
Water softening system / special salt en-us
If required, add salt to the
dishwasher salt chamber as
shown. ~ "Using special
dishwasher salt" on page 16
Water hardness table
Adjusting the water
softening system
The amount of salt dispensed can be
set from 0 to 62°E. Salt is not
required at the set value 0-8.
Set the softening system as follows:
Ask your local water utility
company for the water hardness
value of your tap water or use test
Required setting can be found in
the water hardness table.
Open the door.
Switch on On/Off switch (.
Press Info button 8 for
3 seconds until the following text
is indicated on the display window
at the top @:
Scroll with < >
Set with - +
Leave with Setup 3 sec.
Keep pressing button > )* until
the water hardness is indicated
on the display window at the top

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