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Operating instructions
Washing machine
To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential
to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time.
en, AU, NZ
M.-Nr. 11 016 590



  Summary of Contents for Miele WCR 870 WPS

  • Page 1 Operating instructions Washing machine To avoid the risk of accidents or damage to the appliance, it is essential to read these instructions before it is installed and used for the first time. en, AU, NZ M.-Nr. 11 016 590...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Removing the protective foil and stickers ............18 Miele@home ......................19 1. Setting the language ..................20 2. Setting up Miele@home ..................20 3. Setting the clock format ..................21 4. Removing the transit bars ................. 21 5. Commissioning TwinDos ................... 22 6.
  • Page 3 Adding or removing laundry .................. 57 Favourite programmes.................. 58 Washing assistant .................... 59 Timer........................ 60 SmartStart ......................61 Detergent ...................... 62 The correct detergent.................... 62 Detergent dispensing aids..................62 Fabric softeners and liquid starch ................. 62 Miele recommended detergents ................64...
  • Page 4 Screwing out and adjusting the feet.............. 88 Installing under a continuous worktop .............  89 Washer and dryer stack ...................  89 The Miele water protection system ............... 90 Connection to the water supply ................91 Drainage ........................ 94 Electrical connection .................... 95 Technical data......................
  • Page 5 Maximum rinse level.................. 103 Soak duration .................... 103 Longer pre-wash Cottons................ 103 Gentle action .................... 103 Anti-crease .....................  103 Network ....................... 104 Miele@home .................... 104 SmartGrid .......................  105 Remote control.................... 105 RemoteUpdate .................... 106 Appliance parameters ..................107 Water intake .................... 107 Legal information....................
  • Page 6: Caring For The Environment

    Caring for the environment Disposal of the packing Disposing of your old material appliance The transport and protective packaging Electrical and electronic appliances has been selected from materials which often contain valuable materials. They are environmentally friendly for also contain specific materials, disposal, and can normally be recycled.
  • Page 7: Warning And Safety Instructions

    It must only be used to wash garments which have been declared suitable for washing by the manufacturer indicated on the garment care label. Any other use is not permitted. Miele cannot be held liable for damage resulting from incorrect or improper use or operation.
  • Page 8 Warning and Safety instructions Safety with children  Young children must not be allowed to use this appliance.  Older children may only use the appliance when its operation has been clearly explained to them and they are able to use it safely, recognising the dangers of misuse.
  • Page 9  Faulty components must only be replaced by genuine Miele spare parts. Miele can only guarantee the safety of the appliance when Miele replacement parts are used.  The electrical socket must be easily accessible after installation so that the machine can be disconnected from the electricity supply if necessary.
  • Page 10 – it is switched off at the wall socket and the plug is withdrawn, or – it is switched off at the mains circuit breaker.  The Miele Waterproof system protects from water damage provided the following conditions have been met: – The machine is correctly plumbed in and connected to the electricity supply.
  • Page 11 Warning and Safety instructions Correct use  Do not install the washing machine in a room where there is a risk of frost. Frozen hoses may burst or split. The reliability of the electronic control unit may be impaired at temperatures below freezing point.
  • Page 12 Miele recommends using Miele descaler for washing machines which is available to order online at (depending on country) or from Miele. Strictly observe the instructions on the packaging.
  • Page 13 Miele cannot accept liability.  A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked on top of a Miele washing machine using the appropriate stacking kit (available as an optional accessory). Please make sure you order the correct one for the Miele washing machine and Miele tumble dryer.
  • Page 14: Operating The Washing Machine

    Operating the washing machine Control panel a  sensor Takes you back a level in a menu. b Touch display c Start/Stop sensor Touching the Start/Stop sensor starts the selected programme or cancels a programme that has already been started. The sensor flashes slowly as soon as it is possible for a programme to be started and then lights up constantly after the programme has started.
  • Page 15: Main Menu

     MobileControl return to the main menu. Values set With MobileControl you can operate your previously are not saved. washing machine remotely with the Miele@mobile App.  11:02  The  Remote control setting must be ...
  • Page 16: Examples On How To Operate The Appliance

    Operating the washing machine Extras menu (multiple selection) Examples on how to operate the appliance  Extras 11:02  Option lists   Quick Water plus Programme menu (single option list)   11:02 Programmes   Extra rinse Cottons Minimum iron ...
  • Page 17 Operating the washing machine Setting numerical values Pull-down menu You can set numerical values in some The pull-down menu can be used to menus. display information, e.g. about a wash programme. Clock display    Overview 11:02  Temperature Spin speed ...
  • Page 18: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time Remove the detergent  Damage resulting from incorrect cartridges and the drain hose installation and connection. elbow from the drum Installing and connecting the washing machine incorrectly will Two detergent cartridges for automatic cause serious damage to property. detergent dispensing and an elbow See “Installation and connection”.
  • Page 19: Miele@Home

    In order to use it you need: – a Wi-Fi network – the Miele@mobile App – a Miele user account. The user account can be created via the Miele@mobile App. The Miele@mobile App will guide you as you connect your washing machine to your home Wi-Fi network.
  • Page 20: Setting The Language

    6 steps of the initial commissioning process. Skip Continue 1. Setting the language  To set up Miele@home now: touch You will be asked to select the language Continue sensor. you require for the display. It is possible Useful tip: To postpone set-up until...
  • Page 21: Setting The Clock Format

    Before using for the first time 3. Setting the clock format 4. Removing the transit bars The time of day display can be in 12 h  Damage resulting from failure to or 24 h clock format. remove the transit bars. ...
  • Page 22: Commissioning Twindos

     Confirm the preset value with the OK sensor, or change the value. Settings for compartment  UltraPhase 1 The procedure below describes the procedure for Miele UltraPhase 1 and  Hardness level I 48 ml Miele UltraPhase 2. The procedure for  Hardness level II 60 ml other detergents is similar.
  • Page 23 Before using for the first time  Remove the foil from the detergent  Push the UltraPhase 1 detergent cartridge. cartridge into compartment 1 until it locks into position. The following message will appear in the display:   Now enter the settings for UltraPhase 2. ...
  • Page 24 Before using for the first time Settings for compartment  The dispensing quantity for UltraPhase 2 for  (hardness range I) is preset. Dosage for comp.  11:02  Push the UltraPhase 2 detergent cartridge into compartment 2 until it  Confirm the preset value with the OK locks into position.
  • Page 25: Starting The Calibration Programme

    Before using for the first time 6. Starting the calibration programme For optimum water and energy consumption and excellent wash results, it is important to calibrate the washing machine. To do this, the Cottons programme must be run without laundry and without detergent.
  • Page 26: Washing Environmentally And Economically

    – Washing at low temperatures and/or using liquid detergents can cause bacteria and odours to build up in the washing machine. Miele therefore recommends cleaning the washing machine once every month. The washing machine reminds you to...
  • Page 27: Ecofeedback

    Washing environmentally and economically 2. Actual consumption EcoFeedback You can view information about the You can view the actual amount of energy and water consumption of your energy and water used by a washing machine with the pull-down programme both during and at the menu.
  • Page 28: Preparing The Laundry

    1. Preparing the laundry Useful tip: Stains (e.g. blood, egg, coffee, tea) can be pre-treated using some handy tricks which can be found in the Miele guide to laundry care. Please contact Miele to obtain a copy of this booklet. ...
  • Page 29: Selecting A Programme

    2. Selecting a programme Switching on the washing Selecting a programme machine  Touch the Programmes sensor.  Press the  button.  11:02  Programmes The interior drum lighting will come on. Cottons Minimum iron   2:39 1:59 The drum lighting will go out automatically after five minutes.
  • Page 30: Selecting Programme Settings

    3. Selecting programme settings 2. Select the detergent Selecting the temperature When using Miele's 2-phase system You can alter the preset temperature you must set the colour of the laundry. of a wash programme.  Select Whites for loads of white items, ...
  • Page 31 3. Selecting programme settings Selecting Extras Stains You can supplement the wash In order to clean stained laundry more programmes with Extras. effectively, you can choose from a list of various types of stains. The wash  Touch the Extras sensor.
  • Page 32: Loading The Washing Machine

    4. Loading the washing machine Opening the door Closing the door  Reach under the door grip and pull  Make sure that no items are caught the door open. between the door and the seal. Check the drum for pets or foreign objects before loading it with laundry.
  • Page 33: Adding Detergent

    UltraPhase 1 and UltraPhase 2 clean white and coloured fabrics thoroughly. UltraPhase 1 and UltraPhase 2 single use cartridges are available to order from Miele or via the internet at (see the end  Press the yellow button above the of this booklet for details).
  • Page 34 5. Adding detergent Degree of soiling Using other methods to remove stains The level of soiling in laundry is divided into three settings: If you wish to use additional methods of stain removal, you have the following –  Light options: No visible soiling or stains –...
  • Page 35: Detergent Dispenser Drawer

    5. Adding detergent Adding fabric softener Detergent dispenser drawer Any detergent suitable for automatic front loading washing machines can be used with this appliance. Please observe the instructions for use and dosage on the detergent packaging. Ensure that TwinDos dispensing is deactivated.
  • Page 36 5. Adding detergent Tips on dosing Using liquid detergent with a pre- wash Adjust the detergent dosage to the level of soiling of the laundry and the size of Liquid detergent cannot be used for the the load. Reduce the amount of main wash if the pre-wash has been detergent with smaller loads (e.g.
  • Page 37: Capdosing

    Each capsule contains the correct amount for one wash cycle. Caps are available to order from Miele or from the Miele online shop (see the end of this booklet for contact details).  Capsules pose a health risk.
  • Page 38 5. Adding detergent The wash programme will dispense the contents of the capsule at the correct time. Water intake to the  compartment is solely via the capsule. Do not add any additional fabric softener to the  compartment.  Remove the empty capsule at the end of the programme.
  • Page 39: Starting The Programme - The End Of The Programme

    6. Starting the programme - the end of the programme  Pull open the door. Starting a programme  Remove the laundry. The programme can be started when the Start/Stop sensor is flashing on and Items left in the drum could discolour off.
  • Page 40: Spinning

    Spinning Final spin speed in the Programme programme Cottons 1600 When a programme is selected, the Cottons 1600 optimum spin speed for this wash Minimum iron 1200 programme will appear in the display. Delicates A faster spin speed can be selected for QuickPowerWash 1600 certain wash programmes.
  • Page 41: Rinse And Interim Spin

    Spinning Omitting the final spin (Rinse Rinse and interim spin hold) There is a spin cycle after the main wash and between the rinses. A If Rinse hold is selected, the laundry reduction in the final spin speed will remains in the water following the final also reduce the interim spin speed.
  • Page 42: Programme Chart

    Programme chart Cottons Cold to 90°C Max. load 9.0 kg Items Cottons, linens or cotton mix fabrics, e.g. table linen, towelling, underwear, T-shirts etc. Notes – The Cottons 60°/40 °C programme has a shorter programme duration, longer temperature holding times and higher energy consumption than the Cottons /...
  • Page 43 Programme chart QuickPowerWash 40°C – 60°C Max. load 5.0 kg Items Lightly soiled garments which are also suitable for washing in the Cottons programme. Notes A special saturation process and wash rhythm ensure that the laundry is cleaned particularly quickly and thoroughly. Automatic plus Cold to 40°C Max.
  • Page 44 Programme chart Shirts Cold to 60°C Max. load 1.0 kg/2.0 kg Items Shirts and blouses made of cotton and mixed fibre. Notes – Pre-treat collars and cuffs if necessary. – Wash silk shirts and blouses in the Silks  programme. – If the preset Pre-ironing  option is switched off, the maximum load capacity is increased to 2.0 kg.
  • Page 45 Programme chart Outerwear Cold to 40°C Max. load 2.5 kg Items Performance outerwear (e.g. jackets and trousers) made from membrane fabric such as Gore-Tex®, SYMPATEX®, WINDSTOPPER® etc. Notes – Zip up or close jackets before washing. – Do not use fabric softener. –...
  • Page 46 Programme chart Down duvets Cold to 60°C Max. load 2.5 kg 1 down duvet 2.20 m x 2.00 m Items Quilts, duvets and pillows with feather or down filling. Notes – Remove air from the items before washing to prevent an excessive build-up of foam. To do this, either push the items into a narrow laundry bag to compress them or tie the items together with a washable strap.
  • Page 47 Programme chart Curtains Cold to 40°C Max. load 2.0 kg Items Curtains, including net curtains, specified as machine-washable by the manufacturer. Notes – To remove dust, the Pre-wash Extra is selected automatically. – For curtains which crease easily, reduce the spin speed or deselect the spin.
  • Page 48 Cleaning the washing machine will significantly reduce bacteria, mould, and biofilm and prevent the build-up of unpleasant odours. Notes – Optimum results can be achieved by using the Miele IntenseClean machine cleaner. Alternatively, a universal powder detergent can be used.
  • Page 49: Garment Care Label Symbols

    Garment care label symbols Washing Drying The figure quoted in the symbol is the The number of dots indicates the maximum temperature at which the drying temperature. garment can be washed. The number  Normal temperature of bars under the symbol indicates the level of agitation permitted.
  • Page 50: Extras

    Extras You can use the Extras sensors to SingleWash augment the wash programmes. For efficiently washing a very small load (< 1 kg) in a normal wash programme. Quick The wash duration is reduced. The programme duration is reduced. Please note the following advice: Mechanical action and energy usage are increased.
  • Page 51: Soak

    Extras Soak Extra quiet For heavily soiled and stained items This option reduces noise levels during with protein stains. the wash programme. Use this if you want to wash during quiet periods (for A duration of between 30 minutes and instance when children are sleeping). 6 hours can be chosen for the soak The final spin is automatically reduced process in 30-minute increments.
  • Page 52: Wash Programme Chart - Extras

    Wash programme chart - Extras Extra Pre- Quick Water plus SingleWash rinse ironing Cottons Cottons  – Minimum iron Delicates  QuickPowerWash – – – Automatic plus Woollens  – – – – – Silks  – – – – –...
  • Page 53 Wash programme chart - Extras Extra Pre-wash Soak Intensive AllergoWash Extra quiet Rinse hold gentle – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – –...
  • Page 54: Programme Sequence

    Programme sequence Main wash Rinse Spin Water Wash Water Rinses level rhythm level 1)2)3)     Cottons 2)3)     Cottons 2)3)     Minimum iron 2)3)     Delicates   ...
  • Page 55 Programme sequence Special features in the  = low water level programme sequence  = medium water level Anti-crease:  = high water level At the end of the programme the drum  = intensive rhythm continues to turn at intervals for up to 30 minutes to help prevent creasing.
  • Page 56: Powerwash 2.0

    PowerWash 2.0 not be lower than 600 rpm. PowerWash 2.0, a washing technique – CapDosing (, ) ) has not been developed by Miele, is activated in the selected for the main wash. following programmes with small and medium-sized loads: With some options (e.g. Pre-wash, –...
  • Page 57: Changing The Programme Sequence

    Changing the programme sequence Cancelling a programme Changing a programme You can cancel a programme at any After the start of a programme it is no time after it has started. longer possible to select a different programme.  Touch the Start/Stop sensor. Adding or removing laundry The following will appear in the display: You can add or remove items during the...
  • Page 58: Favourite Programmes

    Favourite programmes Creating a Favourite Entering a name programme It is best to select short, memorable names. You can save your own customised wash programmes under names of your  Touch the letters or characters you choice. want. There are two ways to create a ...
  • Page 59: Washing Assistant

    Washing assistant The washing assistant helps you with loads consisting of items with different care instructions. The washing machine will use the list of items to put together a suitable wash programme.  Scroll to the second page in the main menu.
  • Page 60: Timer

    Timer The Timer can be used to set the time Deleting the Timer at which a programme starts or finishes. The selected time for the Timer can be The programme start can be delayed by deleted before the programme starts. up to 24 hours.
  • Page 61: Smartstart

    Timer Setting the timeframe SmartStart If you have activated the SmartGrid The SmartStart function (only function in Settings, SmartStart by functional in selected countries) lets will appear in the display SmartFinish by you define a period of time during instead of Start at Finish at when you...
  • Page 62: Detergent

    Detergent The correct detergent Detergent dispensing aids All detergents produced for automatic Use dispensing aids (e.g. balls) if these front loading washing machines are are supplied with the detergent, suitable. Follow the manufacturer's particularly when using liquid detergent. instructions and dosage Refill packs of detergent recommendations on the packaging.
  • Page 63 Detergent TwinDos dispensing Adding fabric softener or liquid starch separately One of the automatic dispensing containers must be filled with fabric Prepare the starch in accordance with softener. the manufacturer's instructions on the packaging.  Select the programme. Separate rinse Useful tip: When adding fabric ...
  • Page 64: Miele Recommended Detergents

    Detergent Miele recommended detergents Miele detergents and care products have been specially designed for Miele washing machines. They are available to order via the internet at (depending on country) or from Miele. Miele Miele Miele Miele Cap  Cap ...
  • Page 65: Sportswear

    Detergent The recommendations apply to the temperature ranges given in the Programme chart. Universal Colour Delicates and Special woollens detergent Cottons   – –  Minimum iron – – –  Delicates – – –   QuickPowerWash – –...
  • Page 66: Cleaning And Care

    Cleaning and care External casing and fascia Cleaning the detergent panel dispenser drawer  Washing at low temperatures and the Risk of electric shock! use of liquid detergent can lead to a Mains voltage is present when the build-up of bacteria in the detergent washing machine is switched off.
  • Page 67 Cleaning and care Cleaning the siphon and the / compartment channel Liquid starch results in clogging. If clogged, the siphon in the / compartment will not work and the compartment can overflow. Clean the siphon particularly thoroughly after using liquid starch a few times.
  • Page 68: Cleaning The Drum (Hygiene Info)

    “TwinDosCare” cleaning cartridge (only available in selected countries) or an empty TwinDos container. Depending on country, both are available from the Miele online shop. The washing machine has a cleaning programme for the TwinDos system. Running the cleaning programme will clean the hoses inside the washing machine.
  • Page 69: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filter

    Cleaning and care  First turn off the tap. Cleaning the water inlet filter  Unscrew the inlet hose from the tap. The washing machine has a filter to protect the inlet valve. The filter in the screw connection of the water inlet hose should be cleaned approximately every 6 months, or more often if there are frequent interruptions to the external...
  • Page 70: Problem Solving Guide

    With the help of the following guide, minor faults in the performance of the appliance, some of which may result from incorrect operation, can be remedied without contacting Miele. This will save you time and money because you won't need a service call.
  • Page 71: Fault Messages After A Programme Has Been Cancelled

     Wait at least 2 minutes before reconnecting the washing machine to the mains electricity supply.  Then switch the washing machine on again.  Restart the programme. If the fault message appears again, contact Miele. The water protection system has reacted.  Waterproof system ...
  • Page 72: Fault Messages At The End Of A Programme

     In order to prevent bacteria and unpleasant odours start the "Clean building up in the machine, run the Clean machine machine" programme using Miele IntenseClean or powder programme. detergent. The water inlet for hot water is blocked or turned off.
  • Page 73  Remove the fluff with your finger. Do not use any sharp or pointed tools to do this.  Restart the programme after cleaning. If the fault message appears again, contact Miele. The washing machine can still be used but with reduced functionality.
  • Page 74: Messages Or Faults With The Twindos System

    Problem solving guide Messages or faults with the TwinDos system Problem Possible cause and remedy The detergent in the cartridge is running low. There  Only a few more are between 4 and 8 wash cycles remaining. washes possible  Order a new cartridge. before a new cartridge is needed for compartment .
  • Page 75: Problems With Twindos

     Touch the sensor before running the next TwinDos dispensed. programme. Automatic dispensing will be activated. No detergent/fabric softener was dispensed although automatic dispensing was activated.  Try again.  If detergent is still not dispensed, call Miele.
  • Page 76: General Problems With The Washing Machine

     In order to prevent bacteria and unpleasant odours building up in the machine, run the Clean machine programme using the Miele IntenseClean washing machine cleaner or powder detergent. The detergent dispenser drawer was left closed after washing.
  • Page 77 Problem solving guide General problems with the washing machine Problem Possible cause and remedy Large amounts of The water pressure is too low. detergent residue  Clean the filter in the water inlet. remain in the detergent  It may be useful to select the Water plus Extra. dispenser drawer.
  • Page 78: An Unsatisfactory Wash Result

    They do not remove fruit, coffee and tea result. stains.  Use the Miele 2 Phase System. The targeted addition of UltraPhase 2 during the wash process removes stains effectively.  Use a general purpose powder detergent containing a bleaching agent.
  • Page 79: The Door Will Not Open

     Wait until the temperature in the drum has been cancelled. decreased and the message has gone out in the display. The following appears The door lock has jammed. in the display:  Call Miele.  The door lock is jammed. Call Miele.
  • Page 80: Opening The Door In The Event Of A Blocked Drain Outlet And/Or Power Cut

    Problem solving guide Opening the door in the event of a blocked drain outlet and/ or power cut  Switch off the washing machine.  Slowly unscrew the filters until water runs out. Be careful not to release too much water at once. If the flow of water is too strong, some water can seep into the machine base and activate the water protection float...
  • Page 81 Problem solving guide Opening the door  Danger of injury due to rotating drum! Reaching into a moving drum is extremely dangerous. Danger of injury! Always make sure that the drum is stationary before reaching in to remove laundry.  Clean the filters thoroughly. ...
  • Page 82: Service

    Optional spare parts and accessories cannot remedy yourself, please contact for this washing machine are available Miele. from Miele. Contact information for Miele can be Warranty found at the end of this booklet. The manufacturer's warranty for this appliance is 2 years.
  • Page 83: Installation And Connection

    Installation and connection Front view a Cold and hot water inlet hoses f Door (pressure-proof to 7000 kPa) g Access to filters, pumps and b Electrical connection emergency release c Flexible drain hose (with detachable h Access panel for TwinDos cartridges swivel elbow) i Four height-adjustable feet d Control panel...
  • Page 84: Rear View

    Installation and connection Rear view a Drain hose e Cold water inlet hose with Waterproof system b Transport clips for inlet and drain f Hot water inlet hose with Waterproof hoses and mains connection cable system c Electrical connection g Safety caps for transit bars d Protruding lid for holding when h Transport clips for inlet and drain moving the machine...
  • Page 85: Installation Surface

    Installation and connection Installation surface Transporting the washing machine to its installation site A concrete floor is the most suitable installation surface. It is far less prone  Danger of injury due to to vibration during the spin cycle than unsecured lid.
  • Page 86 Installation and connection  Using the spanner supplied, turn the  Turn the right-hand transit bar 90°, left-hand transit bar 90°, then then  withdraw the transit bar.  withdraw the transit bar.
  • Page 87: Refitting The Transit Bars

    Installation and connection  Risk of injury from sharp edges. There is a risk of injury from reaching into holes that are not covered. To avoid the risk of injury, the holes for the transit bars must be covered after the transit bars have been removed! ...
  • Page 88: Levelling The Machine

    Installation and connection Levelling the machine The washing machine must stand perfectly level on all four feet to ensure safe and proper operation. Incorrect installation may increase electricity and water consumption and may cause the machine to move about. Screwing out and adjusting the feet The four adjustable screw feet are used for levelling the washing machine.
  • Page 89: Installing Under A Continuous Worktop

    Installation and connection Installing under a continuous Washer and dryer stack worktop A Miele tumble dryer can be stacked with the washing machine. The  Risk of electric shock due to appropriate “WTV” stacking kit* to exposed cables. match your tumble dryer is required.
  • Page 90: The Miele Water Protection System

    The Miele water protection system – The casing on the inlet hoses contains two solenoid valves , The Miele water protection system which cut off the water intake directly protects all parts of the washing at the tap. These valves provide two- machine and surrounds from water fold protection.
  • Page 91: Connection To The Water Supply

    Installation and connection The electronic unit  and drainage Connection to the water supply and overflow protection  Risk of electric shock! – Drainage protection There are electrical wires in the water Any leaking water is collected in the inlet hose. sump ...
  • Page 92 Installation and connection The washing machine must be Maintenance connected to a mains water supply in Only use a Miele Waterproof system accordance with current local and hose should you need a replacement. national safety regulations.  Damage caused by dirty water.
  • Page 93 Installation and connection Cold water (default setting) This washing machine can be operated with cold mains water and/or The washing machine will be operated hot water. with cold mains water only. The other inlet hose is secured to the  Damage caused by incorrect back of the washing machine.
  • Page 94: Drainage

    If required, the hose can be extended to a length of up to 5 m. The necessary parts can be purchased from Miele. For a delivery head of more than 1 m (up to a max. of 1.8 m) a replacement drain pump will need to be fitted.
  • Page 95: Electrical Connection

    If the connection cable is damaged, it must only be replaced with a specific connection cable of the same type (available from Miele). For safety reasons, such replacement may only be carried out by a qualified technician or Miele.
  • Page 96: Technical Data

    Technical data Height 850 mm Width 596 mm Depth 636 mm Depth with door open 1.054 mm Height for building under 850 mm Width for building under 600 mm Weight approx. 100 kg Capacity 9 kg dry laundry Voltage See data plate Rated load See data plate Fuse rating...
  • Page 97: Consumption Data

    Consumption data Consumption data for the nominated energy labelling programme according to AS/NZS 2040.1 & AS/NZS 2040.2 Load Consumption data Energy Water Duration in kWh in litres Normal Cold Water Cottons  9.0 kg 0.58 4 h 30 min Notes for test institutes: Detergent must be dispensed via the detergent dispenser drawer.
  • Page 98 Consumption data Load Energy Water Duration Residual moisture  kWh Litres h:min Cottons 90 °C 2.60 2:29 60 °C 1.45 2:29 60 °C 1.10 2:19  0.74 2:59  0.55 2:59 40 °C 1.03 2:39 40 °C 0.70 2:29  0.35 2:59 20 °C 0.40 2:39 Minimum iron 30 °C 0.34 1:59...
  • Page 99: Settings

    Settings Changing a setting You can use the settings to alter the machine's electronics to suit changing  Change the value displayed and requirements. confirm with OK. Settings can be altered at any time.  Touch an option to select it. Calling up settings An option which is selected will be ...
  • Page 100: Controls / Display

    In this setting you can check the If wished, you can set a different saved energy and water consumption three-digit code. values and enter the energy cost. If you forget the code, only a Miele Options service technician can unlock the washing machine. –...
  • Page 101: Memory

    Settings Memory Display brightness The washing machine will save the The brightness of the display can be last settings (temperature, spin speed altered. and some of the Extras) selected for a It can be set to one of seven different programme after the programme has settings.
  • Page 102: Programme Sequence

    Heavy deleted. The factory default setting is: Normal The following agents can be used: Water plus level – Miele UltraPhase 1 – Miele UltraPhase 2 There are four different water levels which can be selected for the Water – Universal detergent plus Extra.
  • Page 103: Maximum Rinse Level

    Settings Maximum rinse level Gentle action The water level in the rinse can be With gentle action activated, drum permanently set to the highest value. agitation is reduced. In this way, lightly soiled items can be washed more This function is important for allergy gently.
  • Page 104: Network

    (visible if Miele@home is deactivated) – The Wi-Fi connection will be reset to the factory setting. The Wi-Fi function is reactivated. Miele@home is no longer set up. A new Deactivate connection set-up has to be carried out (visible if Miele@home is activated) in order to use the Miele@home setting again.
  • Page 105: Smartgrid

    Miele@home activated. activated. This function can be used for starting Once the Miele@mobile App has been your washing machine automatically installed on your mobile device, you at a time when your energy supplier's can check the status of your washing energy costs are most economical.
  • Page 106: Remoteupdate

    RemoteUpdate. connected to a Wi-Fi network and you Otherwise, the RemoteUpdate will be have an account in the Miele@mobile aborted and will not be installed. App. The washing machine must be registered with your account in the App.
  • Page 107: Appliance Parameters

    Settings Appliance parameters Water intake You can programme the washing machine to hot water operation. Options – Cold water (factory default setting) The washing machine will be operated with cold water only. – Hot water main wash Hot water is used in the main wash. Legal information Open source licences You can view information here.
  • Page 108: Installation Requirements

    Temperature reduction Installation requirements At high altitudes water has a lower Low water pressure boiling point. Miele recommends If the water pressure is below 100 kPa activating the Temperature reduction (1 bar), the programme will be setting at altitudes of 2000 m or above cancelled and a fault message will to prevent water from boiling.
  • Page 109: Optional Accessories

    – Effective stain removal even at low (depending on country) temperatures or from Miele (see end of this booklet for contact details). UltraColor Detergent – Liquid detergent for coloured items –...
  • Page 110: Specialist Detergents

    Optional accessories WoolCare Specialist detergents – Liquid detergent for woollens and Specialist detergents are available as delicates capsules  in convenient single dose amounts or in a handy bottle. – Includes a special wheat protein conditioning formula Sportswear – Helps prevent pilling and felting –...
  • Page 111: Additives

    Optional accessories Descaler Additives – Removes heavy limescale deposits Booster – Mild and gentle with natural citric – For removing stains acid – Suitable for white and coloured laundry – Available as capsules  in convenient single dose amounts Machine care products IntenseClean –...
  • Page 115 Miele Experience Centre South Melbourne: Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011 206-210 Coventry Street South Melbourne, VIC 3205 Miele Experience Centre Auckland: Miele Experience Centre and Office Sydney: 8 College Hill 3 Skyline Place Freemans Bay, Auckland 1011 Frenchs Forest, NSW 2086 Telephone:...
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