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Setting The Water Softener - Electrolux ESF2430 User Manual

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1. Make a check if the water softener level
is correct for the water hardness in your
area. If necessary set the water softener.
2. Fill the salt container with dishwasher salt.
3. Fill the rinse aid dispenser with rinse aid.
4. Load cutlery and dishes into the dish-
washer.
5. Set the correct washing programme for
the type of load and soil.

Setting the water softener

The water softener removes minerals and
salts from the water supply. Minerals and
salts can have bad effect on the operation of
the appliance.
Water hardness is measured in equivalent
scales:
• German degrees (dH°).
°dH
>24
22- 24
20- 22
18- 20
16- 18
13- 16
10- 13
7- 10
4- 7
< 4
1) No use of salt required.
Electronic adjustment
The water softener is set at the factory
at level 5.
1. Press and hold the start/cancel button.
Turn the programme knob clockwise until
the programme marker agrees with the
first washing programme on the control
panel.
2. Release the start/cancel button when the
on/off indicator light and the start/cancel
indicator light start to flash.
– At the same time, the end indicator
light flashes to show the level of the
water softener.
Water hardness
mmol/l
>4.2
3,9- 4,2
39- 40
3,5- 3,9
35- 39
3,2- 3,5
32- 35
2,8- 3,2
28- 32
2,3- 2,8
23- 28
1,8- 2,3
18- 23
1,2- 1,8
12- 18
0.7- 1,2
< 0.7
6. Fill the detergent dispenser with the cor-
rect quantity of detergent.
7. Start the washing programme.
If you use detergent tablets, refer to the
chapter 'Use of detergent'.
• French degrees (°TH).
• mmol/l (millimol per litre - international unit
for the hardness of water).
• Clarke.
Adjust the water softener in to the water
hardness in your area. If necessary, contact
your local water authority.
°TH
Clarke
>40
> 29
27- 29
25- 27
23- 25
20- 23
17-20
13- 17
9- 13
7- 12
5- 9
< 7
Example:
5 flashes, pause, 5 flashes, pause,
etc... = level 5
3. Press the start/cancel button one time to
increase the water softener level by one
step.
The end indicator light shows the new
level.
4. Turn the programme knob to the off po-
sition to save the operation.
Water hardness
setting
< 5
electrolux 5
10
9
8
7
6
5
4
3
2
1)
1

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