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Hygiene Info(Cleaning The Drum); Cleaning The Water Inlet Filter - Miele WCI 860 Operating Instructions Manual

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Hygiene info
(Cleaning the drum)
Washing at low temperatures and/or us-
ing liquid detergents can cause bacteria
and odours to build up in the washing
machine. Use the Maintenance
wash programme to clean the washing
machine. Note the message in the dis-
play:
Hygiene info: run a programme at min. 75 °C
or the "Clean machine" programme

Cleaning the water inlet filter

The washing machine has 2 filters to
protect the inlet valve. Check these fil-
ters every 6 months or so. Perform this
check more often if there are frequent
interruptions to the external water sup-
ply.
Cleaning the filter in the inlet hose
 First turn off the stopcock.
 Unscrew the inlet hose from the stop-
cock.
 Remove the rubber seal 1 from the
recess.
Cleaning and care
 Using pointed pliers, take hold of the
plastic filter slat 2 and remove the
plastic filter.
 Clean the filter.
 Reassemble in reverse order.
Cleaning the filter in the inlet valve
 Using pliers, carefully loosen the
ribbed plastic nut on the inlet valve
and unscrew it.
 Use pointed pliers to withdraw the
plastic filter by the slat.
 Clean the filter.
 Reassemble in reverse order.
The two filters must be put back in
place after cleaning.
 Screw the screw connection securely
back onto the stopcock.
 Open the stopcock.
Make sure there is no water leaking
from the threaded union.
Tighten the threaded union.
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