• Check if it's necessary to refill with dish-
washer salt or rinse aid.
• Load cutlery and dishes into the dishwash-
Loading cutlery and dishes
Sponges, household cloths and any object
that can absorb water may not be washed in
• Before loading the dishes, you should:
– Remove all left over food and debris.
– Soften remnants of burnt food in pans
• When loading the dishes and cutlery,
– Dishes and cutlery must not impede the
rotation of the spray arms.
– Load hollow items such as cups,
glasses, pans, etc. with the opening
downwards so that water cannot collect
in the container or a deep base.
For washing in the dishwasher the following cutlery and dishes
are not suitable:
• Cutlery with wooden, horn, china or mother-of-
• Plastic items that are not heat resistant.
• Older cutlery with glued parts that are not tem-
• Bonded cutlery items or dishes.
• Pewter or copper items.
• Lead crystal glass.
• Steel items prone to rusting.
• Wooden platters.
• Items made from synthetics fibres.
The lower basket
The lower basket is designed to take sauce-
pan, lids, plates, salad bowls, cutlery ect.
Service dishes and large lids should be ar-
ranged around the edge of the basket, en-
suring that the spray arms can turn freely.
• Fill with dishwasher detergent.
• Select a wash programme suitable for the
cutlery and dishes.
• Start the wash programme.
– Dishes and items of cutlery must not lie
inside one another, or cover each other.
– To avoid damage to glasses, they must
– Lay small objects in the cutlery basket.
• Plastic items and pans with non stick coat-
ings have a tendency to retain water
drops; these items will not dry as well as
porcelain and steel items.
• Light items (plastic bowls etc.) must be
loaded in the upper basket and arranged
so they do not move.
are of limited suitability:
• Only wash stoneware in the dishwasher if it is
specially marked as being dishwasher-safe by
• Glazed patterns may fade if machine washed
• Silver and aluminium parts have a tendency to
discolour during washing: Residues, e.g. egg
white, egg yolk and mustard often cause dis-
colouring and staining on silver. Therefore al-
ways clean left-overs from silver immediately, if
it is not to be washed straight after use.