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  • Page 1 Dishwasher SM... SB... [en] User manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Safety ..........   4 Features.........    24 General information...... 4 Top basket ........ 25 Intended use........ 4 Bottom basket ........ 26 Restriction on user group.... 4 Cutlery basket ........ 26 Safe installation ........ 5 Cutlery drawer ........ 26 Safe use ........... 6 Etagere ........... 27 Damaged appliance ...... 8 Folding prongs ....... 28 Risk to children ........ 9 Small items holder ...... 28...
  • Page 3 Basic operation ......   39 Troubleshooting......   52 Opening appliance door .... 39 Appliance safety ...... 52 Switching on appliance .... 39 Error code / Fault display / Sig- nal........... 52 Setting a programme ..... 39 Washing results ...... 54 Setting additional functions .... 40 Home Connect problem.... 61 Setting timer programming .... 40 Information on display panel.. 61 Starting the programme .... 40...
  • Page 4: Safety

    en Safety Safety Please read the safety information to ensure that you use the ap- pliance safely. General information You can find general information about this instruction manual here. ¡ Read this instruction manual carefully. Only this ensures you will use the appliance safely and efficiently. ¡...
  • Page 5: Safe Installation

    Safety en Cleaning and user maintenance must not be performed by chil- dren unless they are being supervised. Keep children under the age of 8 years away from the appliance and power cable. Safe installation Follow these safety instructions when installing the appliance. WARNING ‒ Risk of injury! Improper installation may cause injury.
  • Page 6: Safe Use

    en Safety WARNING ‒ Risk of electric shock! Cutting through the supply hose or immersing the Aqua-Stop valve in water is dangerous. ▶ Never immerse the plastic housing in water. The plastic housing on the supply hose contains an electric valve. ▶ Never cut through the supply hose. The supply hose con- tains electric power cables.
  • Page 7 Safety en WARNING ‒ Risk of explosion! ¡ Adding solvents to the interior of the appliance may cause ex- plosions. ▶ Never add solvents to the interior of the appliance. ¡ Highly caustic alkaline or highly acidic cleaning agents in con- junction with aluminium parts in the interior of the appliance may cause explosions.
  • Page 8: Damaged Appliance

    en Safety ▶ Do not use steam- or high-pressure cleaners to clean the appliance. ¡ If the insulation of the power cord is damaged, this is danger- ous. ▶ Never let the power cord come into contact with hot appli- ance parts or heat sources. ▶...
  • Page 9: Risk To Children

    Safety en ▶ If the power cord of this appliance is damaged, it must be replaced with a special connection cable, which is available from the manufacturer or his Customer Service. Risk to children Follow the safety instructions if there are children in your home. WARNING ‒ Risk of suffocation! ¡...
  • Page 10: Safety Systems

    en Safety WARNING ‒ Risk of injury! Children may get their fingers caught in the slots of the tablet collecting tray and injure themselves. ▶ Keep children away from the appliance when open. WARNING ‒ Risk of suffocation! Children may become trapped in the appliance and suffocate. ▶...
  • Page 11: Preventing Material Damage

    Preventing material damage en ¡ Modified or damaged water hoses Preventing material damage Preventing material dam- may result in material damage and damage to the appliance. Never kink, crush, modify or cut ▶ through water hoses. Follow these instructions to prevent Only use the water hoses sup- material damage to your appliance, ▶...
  • Page 12: Childproof Lock

    en Childproof lock ¡ Unsuitable cleaning agents may Pull the catch of the childproof damage the appliance. lock forwards and close the ap- Do not use a steam cleaner. pliance door ⁠ . ▶ So as not to scratch the finish ▶...
  • Page 13: Environmental Protection And Saving Energy

    Environmental protection and saving energy en Zeolith drying automatically helps to Environmental protection and saving energy Environmental protection save energy. and saving energy → "Zeolith drying ", Page 13 Help protect the environment by us- ing your appliance in a way that con- Zeolith drying serves resources and by disposing of The appliance features a Zeolith con-...
  • Page 14: Sensors

    en Installation and connection ing level is is greater, the washing Installation and connection Installation and connec- water is drained off and replaced with fresh water. In the automatic pro- tion grammes the temperature and run- ning time are additionally adjusted to To ensure proper operation, connect the level of soiling.
  • Page 15: Drainage Connection

    Installation and connection en installing it under a continuous work- Drinking water connection top that is securely connected to ad- Connect your appliance to a drinking jacent cabinets. water connection. Follow the safety instructions. → Page 4 Installing the drinking water Follow the instructions for electrical connection connection.
  • Page 16 en Installation and connection Check that the mains plug is inser- ted properly.
  • Page 17: Familiarising Yourself With Your Appliance

    Familiarising yourself with your appliance en Familiarising yourself with your appliance Familiarising yourself with your appliance Familiarise yourself with the parts of your appliance. Appliance You can find an overview of the parts of your appliance here. Rating plate Rating plate with E number and FD number → Page 66.
  • Page 18: Controls

    en Familiarising yourself with your appliance Detergent → Page 35 is added to the detergent dis- Detergent dispenser penser. Bottom basket → Page 26 Bottom basket Dispenser for special salt Add special salt for the Water softening system → Page 31 to the dispenser for special salt. Lower spray arm The lower spray arm washes the tableware in the bot- tom basket.
  • Page 19 Familiarising yourself with your appliance en Start Setup 3 sec. Reset 3sec. Switching on the appliance → Page 39 ON/OFF button Switching off the appliance → Page 41 Programmes → Page 21 Programme buttons Display The display shows information about pro- grammes, basic settings or additional functions. You can change the basic settings via the display and the setting buttons.
  • Page 20 en Familiarising yourself with your appliance Water softening system → Page 31 Special salt refill indicator Rinse aid system → Page 33 Rinse aid refill indicator Depending on the appliance specifications...
  • Page 21: Programmes

    Programmes en Programmes Programmes You can find an overview of the pro- ted. The running time will change if grammes that can be selected here. the rinse aid system is switched off Different programmes, which can be or rinse aid needs to be added. found on the control panel of your The consumption values can be appliance, are available depending...
  • Page 22 en Programmes Programme Programme se- Additional functions quence Tableware: Most economical pro- → "Additional func- ¡ Cleaning mixed gramme: tableware and cut- ¡ Pre-Rinse tions", Page 23 Eco 50° lery. ¡ Cleaning 50 °C Level of soiling: ¡ Intermediate rinse ¡ Removing common ¡ Rinsing 35 °C household food rem- ¡...
  • Page 23: Information For Test Institutes

    Additional functions en Programme Programme se- Additional functions quence Tableware: Time-optimised: → "Additional func- ¡ Cleaning mixed ¡ Cleaning 65 °C tableware and cut- tions", Page 23 ¡ Intermediate rinse lery. ¡ Rinsing 50 °C Level of soiling: ¡ Drying Short 60° ¡ Removing common household food rem- nants lightly dried- Tableware:...
  • Page 24: Features

    en Features panel of your appliance, are available Additional func- depending on the appliance configur- tion ation. ¡ Switch on with mixed loads containing table- Additional func- IntensiveZone ware with different soil- tion ing levels, e.g. place ¡ The running time is very soiled pots and shortened by 20% to VarioSpeedPlus...
  • Page 25: Top Basket

    Features en The basket can then slip down Top basket slightly. Arrange cups and glasses in the top Raise or lower the basket evenly to basket. the right level. → "Basket heights", Page 29 Knife shelf Check that the basket is level on You can adjust the height of the top both sides.
  • Page 26: Bottom Basket

    en Features Check that the basket is level on both sides. Cutlery basket Slide the basket back in. Arrange cutlery in the cutlery basket, always without sorting it and with the Bottom basket sharp points downwards. Arrange pans and plates in the bot- tom basket.
  • Page 27: Etagere

    Features en Arrange cutlery with the points and sharp edges downwards. You can reorganise the cutlery drawer to make more space for longer/wider items of cutlery. Reorganising cutlery drawer You can fold down the side shelves and front prongs to make more space for longer/wider items of cut- lery.
  • Page 28: Folding Prongs

    en Features Position the etagere at a slight To use the folding prongs again, angle and move to the right height fold them back up. ⁠ . a The folding prongs click in posi- Push the etagere down. tion. a The etagere clicks into position. Small items holder Folding prongs Use the small items holder to posi-...
  • Page 29: Knife Shelf

    Features en Note: Check that the appliance is al- Knife shelf ways operated with the top basket or Use the knife shelf for long, sharp ob- the baking sheet spray head. jects and long items of cutlery. Inserting baking sheet spray head Use the baking sheet spray head in- stead of the top basket to clean large trays, grilles and plates.
  • Page 30: Before Using For The First Time

    en Before using for the first time Level Top basket Bottom basket 3 max. ø 27 cm 25 cm Appliance height 81.5 cm with cutlery drawer Level Top basket Bottom basket 1 max. ø 16 cm 31 cm 2 max. ø 18.5 cm 27.5 cm 3 max.
  • Page 31: Water Softening System

    Water softening system en You can change these settings Water softening system Water softening system and other Basic settings → Page 42 on the appliance at Hard water leaves limescale on the any time or using the Home Con- tub and tableware and parts of the nect app on your mobile device.
  • Page 32: Special Salt

    en Water softening system Press repeatedly until the display shows the right water hard- ness value. To save the settings, press approx. 3 seconds. Special salt You can use special salt to soften water. Adding special salt Funnel If the special salt refill indicator lights Fill the dispenser right up with spe- up, add special salt to the dispenser cial salt.
  • Page 33: Regeneration Of The Water Softening System

    Rinse aid system en Press repeatedly until the display Regeneration of the water shows "Water hardness". softening system Press repeatedly until the display shows 0 - 6. In order to obtain fault-free function of the water softening system, the appli- To save the settings, press ance performs reheating of the water approx.
  • Page 34: Setting The Amount Of Rinse Aid

    en Rinse aid system Adding rinse aid Setting the amount of rinse If the display shows "Please add rinse aid. ", add rinse aid. Only use If there are streaks or water marks on rinse aid for domestic dishwashers. tableware, change the amount of Press the catch on the lid of the rinse aid.
  • Page 35: Detergent

    Detergent en To save the settings, press Detergent Description approx. 3 seconds. Liquid detergent Liquid detergent works a The rinse aid system is switched faster and is recommen- off and the rinse aid refill indicator ded for shorter Pro- is deactivated. grammes without PreR- inse.
  • Page 36: Unsuitable Detergents

    en Detergent depending on the combination (4in1, ¡ According to manufacturers, com- 5in1, ...), additional components such bined detergents with salt replace- as glass protection or stainless steel ment substances can only be used cleaner. up to a certain water hardness, According to manufacturers, com- usually 26 °E, without adding spe- bined detergents generally only func- cial salt.
  • Page 37: Tableware

    Tableware en If you are using powder or liquid Damage to glass and table- detergent, follow the manufac- ware turer's instructions and quantities for dosage in the detergent dis- Avoid damage to glass and table- penser. ware. 20 ml – 25 ml detergent is suffi- Cause Recommendation cient for normal soiling.
  • Page 38: Arranging Tableware

    en Tableware Prerinsing under running water is Cause Recommendation not necessary - nor is this a good The water temperat- Select a programme idea in terms of saving energy. ure of the programme with lower temperat- Observe the following when arran- is too high.
  • Page 39: Removing Tableware

    Basic operation en Removing tableware WARNING Risk of injury! Hot tableware can cause burns to the skin. When hot, tableware is sensitive to shock, may crack and can result in injury. When the programme has ended, ▶ do not empty the appliance until the tableware has cooled down for a while.
  • Page 40: Setting Additional Functions

    en Basic operation Notes Setting additional functions ¡ If you want to add more tableware You can set additional functions to while the appliance is running, do complete the washing programme not use the tablet collecting tray as selected. a handle for the top basket. You might touch the partially dissolved Note: The additional functions which tablet.
  • Page 41: Terminate Programme

    Basic operation en will help prevent excess pressure building up in the appliance and stop the appliance door bursting open. Press ⁠ . a The programme is saved and the appliance switches off. Press to resume the pro- gramme. Terminate programme To end a programme early or to switch from a programme that has already started, you will need to ter-...
  • Page 42: Basic Settings

    en Basic settings Basic settings Basic settings You can configure the appliance to meet your needs. Overview of basic settings The basic settings depend on the features of your appliance. Basic setting Selection Description Time setting 00:00 - 24:00 Set the current time. The setting depends on the time format selected.
  • Page 43: Changing Basic Settings

    Basic settings en Basic setting Selection Description Eco forecast Switch EcoCheck on or off. When selecting the programme, the average wa- ter consumption and energy consumption is briefly shown on the display. Emotion Light Switch the interior lighting of the appliance on or off.
  • Page 44: Setting The Time

    en Home Connect Press repeatedly until the display ¡ → "Connecting appliance to WLAN shows the required setting. home network (Wi-Fi) manually", Page 45 Press repeatedly until the display shows the right value. The Home Connect app will guide You can change several settings. you through the entire login process. Follow the instructions in the To save the settings, press Home Connect app to configure the...
  • Page 45: Automatically Connecting Appli- Ance To Wlan Home Network (Wi-Fi)

    Home Connect  en If the appliance is not connected Automatically connecting ap- to the app, check that the mobile pliance to WLAN home net- device is in the WLAN home net- work (Wi-Fi) work (Wi-Fi) and repeat the pro- cess. If your router has a WPS function, To exit login, press ⁠...
  • Page 46: Home¬†Connect Settings

    en Home Connect a If the appliance is not connected Activating remote start to the WLAN home network (Wi-Fi), Requirements the display shows "Network login ¡ The appliance is connected to your Failed". WLAN home network. → Page 44 If the display shows "Network login ¡...
  • Page 47: Data Protection

    Home Connect  en sources, e.g. photovoltaic system. If Activating energy manager your alternative energy sources pro- Requirements duce sufficient energy within a ¡ The energy manager is connected preselected time, the energy man- to your home system. → Page 47 ager will start the appliance. If your ¡...
  • Page 48: Declaration Of Conformity

    ¡ The current software and hardware Declaration of Conformity version of your appliance. Robert Bosch Hausgeräte GmbH ¡ Status of any previous reset to hereby declares that the appliance factory settings. with Home Connect functionality This initial registration prepares the meets the essential requirements and Home Connect functions for use and...
  • Page 49: Cleaning Products

    Cleaning and servicing en If the interior is no longer self-cleaned your appliance does not have a re- adequately and deposits occur, see minder function, follow the directions this information: for use on the machine care → "Cleaning the tub", Page 48. products. Performing Machine Care Cleaning products Run the Machine Care programme if...
  • Page 50: Filter System

    en Cleaning and servicing Filter system The filter system removes coarse soiling from the dishwashing cycle. Press the locking catches gether and lift the coarse filter out ⁠ . Micro filter Fine filter Coarse filter Cleaning filters Soiling in the dishwashing water may block the filters.
  • Page 51: Cleaning Spray Arms

    Cleaning and servicing en Cleaning spray arms Limescale and soiling in the dish- washing water may block the nozzles and bearings on the spray arms. Clean the spray arms regularly. Unscrew the upper spray arm and pull down to remove . Pull up the lower spray arm to re- move.
  • Page 52: Troubleshooting

    en Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Troubleshooting You can rectify minor faults on your appliance yourself. Read the troubleshoot- ing information before contacting Customer Service. This will avoid unneces- sary costs. WARNING Risk of electric shock! Improper repairs are dangerous. Repairs to the appliance should only be carried out by trained specialist ▶...
  • Page 53 Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting E:18 or indicator for water Water tap is turned off. Turn on the water tap. ▶ supply lights up. Water tap is jammed or Turn on the water tap. ▶ furred up. The flow rate must be at least 10 l/ min when the water supply is open.
  • Page 54: Washing Results

    en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting E:25 lights up. Wastewater pump is Clean the wastewater pump. ▶ → "Clean wastewater pump", blocked. Page 64 Cover of the wastewater Secure the cover of the Wastewater ▶ pump → Page 64 so it clicks into pump is loose position.
  • Page 55 Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Tableware is not dry. The combined detergent Use rinse aid to improve drying per- used has a poor drying per- formance. formance. Use a different combined detergent with a better drying performance. Activate Extra Dry → Page 42. Extra Dry not activated to im- ▶...
  • Page 56 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Remnants of food on table- Basket is overfilled. Arrange tableware with sufficient ware. space in between. The spray jets must reach the sur- faces of the tableware. Avoid points of contact. Spray arm rotation is Arrange tableware so that it does ▶...
  • Page 57 Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Detergent residue in the ap- Tabs are used in the quick Select a more intensive Programme ▶ pliance or short programme. Dissolv- or use Powder detergent → Page 35. ing time of the tab is not at- tained. Change your detergent → Page 35.
  • Page 58 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Stubborn white coatings are 3in1/organic/eco detergent Set the Water softening system ▶ → Page 31 to the water hardness present on tableware, inside is not effective enough. the appliance or the door. and use separate detergents (pro- prietary detergent, special salt, rinse aid).
  • Page 59 Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Coloured deposits (yellow, The formation of films is due Check the setting of the water orange, brown) that are easy to ingredients of food rem- softening system. → "Setting water softening system", to remove are present inside nants and tap water (limes- the appliance (mainly at the cale) "soaplike".
  • Page 60 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Removable streaks are Tableware has been pre- Only remove large remnants of food ▶ present on glasses, glass- cleaned too intensely. The and do not prerinse tableware. ware with a metallic appear- sensors chose a weaker pro- Adjust the sensitivity of the sensors.
  • Page 61: Home Connect Problem

    Troubleshooting en Home Connect problem Errors Cause Troubleshooting Connection to home net- WLAN on router is not act- Check the wireless network con- ▶ work is not established. ive. nection of your router. WLAN display is flashing. Connection to home net- Activate the wireless network con- ▶...
  • Page 62: Malfunctions

    en Troubleshooting Malfunctions Errors Cause Troubleshooting Clean the Filters → Page 50. Water is left in the appliance Filter system or area under at the end of the pro- the filters is blocked. Clean the Wastewater pump gramme. → Page 64. Programme has not yet Wait until the programme ends or ▶...
  • Page 63: Mechanical Damage

    Troubleshooting en Mechanical damage Errors Cause Troubleshooting Appliance door cannot be Door lock has been activ- Close the appliance door with ▶ closed. ated. greater force. Door cannot be closed due Check whether the appliance has ▶ to installation method. been installed properly. When closed, the appliance door, its decor or attached parts should not knock against adjacent cabin-...
  • Page 64: Clean Wastewater Pump

    en Transportation, storage and disposal Clean wastewater pump Large remnants of food or foreign bodies can block the wastewater pump. As soon as the washing water no longer drains properly, the wastewater pump must be cleaned. WARNING Risk of injury! Sharp and pointed objects or frag- ments of glass may block the waste a The pump cover clicks into posi- water pump and cause injury.
  • Page 65: Transporting The Appliance

    Customer Service en Cut through the power cord. Transporting the appliance Dispose of the appliance in an en- To avoid damage to the appliance, vironmentally friendly manner. empty it before transporting. This appliance is labelled in ac- Note: Always transport the dish- cordance with European Direct- washer upright to prevent residual ive 2012/19/EU concerning...
  • Page 66: Product Number (E-Nr.) And Production Number (Fd)

    en Technical data Function-relevant genuine spare parts turer's warranty, we will provide a re- according to the corresponding Eco- placement under the following condi- design Order can be obtained from tions. Customer Service for a period of at ¡ If our Aqua-Stop system is defect- least 10 years from the date on ive and causes water damage, we which your appliance was placed on...
  • Page 67 Technical data en Power consumption Off mode/standby mode: 0.50 W Left-on mode: 0.50 W Networked standby: 2.00 W Time in left-on mode: 0 min Time after which ap- pliance is switched to networked standby mode: 15 min Complies with the latest regulations (EU) for energy label and ecological design at the time of placing on the market.
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