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

    Table of contents Safety ..........   4 Bottom basket ......... 23 General information ...... 4 Cutlery basket ......... 24 Intended use........ 4 Cutlery drawer ......... 24 Restriction on user group.... 4 Etagere.......... 25 Safe installation........ 5 Folding prongs ........ 25 Safe use .......... 6 Small items holder ...... 26 Damaged appliance...... 8 Knife shelf ........ 26 Risk to children........ 9 Basket heights ......... 26...
  • Page 3 Setting additional functions .... 36 Setting timer programming.... 36 Starting the programme .... 36 Interrupting programme .... 36 Terminate programme ..... 36 Switching off appliance .... 36 Basic settings.........  38 Overview of basic settings .... 38 Changing basic settings.... 39 Cleaning and servicing ....  40 Cleaning the tub ...... 40 Self-cleaning interior ....... 40 Cleaning products ...... 40 Tips on appliance care .... 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 Risk to children Follow the safety instructions if there are children in your home. WARNING ‒ Risk of suffocation! ¡ Children may put packaging material over their heads or wrap themselves up in it and suffocate. ▶ Keep packaging material away from children. ▶...
  • 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 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, ac- ▶...
  • Page 12: Childproof Lock

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

    Environmental protection and saving energy en AquaSensor Environmental protection The AquaSensor is an optical measur- and saving energy ing device (light barrier) which meas- ures the turbidity of the washing water. Help protect the environment by using You can save water with the Aqua- your appliance in a way that conserves Sensor.
  • Page 14: Installing And Connecting The Appliance

    en Installation and connection ¡ Installation material Drainage connection ¡ Steam guard plate Connect your appliance to drainage ¡ Rubber apron connection so dirty water is discharged ¡ Mains cable via the wash cycle. ¡ Quick reference guide Installing the drainage connection Installing and connecting the Consult the installation instructions appliance...
  • Page 15: Electrical Connection

    Installation and connection en Electrical connection Connect your appliance to the power supply. Connecting the appliance to the electricity supply Notes ¡ Follow the Safety instructions → Page 5. ¡ Connect the appliance to alternating current only, in the range of 220 - 240 V and 50 Hz or 60 Hz.
  • Page 16: 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 with E number and FD number → Page 56. Rating plate The data you need for Customer Service → Page 55.
  • Page 17: Controls

    Familiarising yourself with your appliance en Detergent → Page 31 is added to the detergent dis- Detergent dispenser penser. Bottom basket → Page 23 Bottom basket Dispenser for special salt Add special salt for the Water softening system → Page 27 to the dispenser for special salt. Lower spray arm The lower spray arm washes the tableware in the bottom basket.
  • Page 18 en Familiarising yourself with your appliance A B C Switching on the appliance → Page 35 ON/OFF button Switching off the appliance → Page 36 Programmes → Page 19 Programme buttons Display for water supply lights up → Page 44 Water supply display Water softening system → Page 27 Special salt refill indicator Rinse aid system → Page 30 Rinse aid refill indicator Programmes → Page 19...
  • Page 19: Programmes

    Programmes en Programmes You can find an overview of the pro- tion → Page 21 selected. The running grammes that can be selected here. time will change if the rinse aid system Different programmes, which can be is switched off or rinse aid needs to be found on the control panel of your ap- added.
  • Page 20 en Programmes Programme Programme sequence Additional functions Tableware: Reduced noise: IntensiveZone ¡ Cleaning mixed table- ¡ PreRinse Half Load ware and cutlery. HygienePlus ¡ Cleaning 50 °C Silence 50 ExtraDry ¡ Intermediate rinse Level of soiling: Shine & Dry ¡ Rinsing 65 °C ¡...
  • Page 21: Information For Test Institutes

    Additional functions en Programme Programme sequence Additional functions Tableware: Cold rinse suitable: None ¡ Cleaning all types of ¡ Pre-Rinse tableware. PreRinse Level of soiling: ¡ Cold rinsing, interme- diate cleaning. Machine Care 70 °C None Machine Care Information for test institutes Additional func- tion Test institutes are provided with inform-...
  • Page 22: Features

    en Features Top basket Additional func- tion Arrange cups and glasses in the top ¡ Switch on with mixed basket. loads containing table- IntensiveZone ware with different soil- ing levels, e.g. place very soiled pots and pans in the bottom basket and normally soiled table- ware in the top basket.
  • Page 23: Bottom Basket

    Features en The basket can then slip down slightly. Raise or lower the basket evenly to the right level. → "Basket heights", Page 26 Check that the basket is level on both sides. Slide the basket back in. Bottom basket Check that the basket is level on Arrange pans and plates in the bottom both sides.
  • Page 24: Cutlery Basket

    en Features 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 cutlery.
  • Page 25: Etagere

    Features en Etagere Folding prongs Use the etagere and space underneath Use the folding prongs to position for small cups and glasses or for large tableware securely, e.g. plates. items of cutlery, e.g. wooden spoons or serving cutlery. You can fold the prongs down to posi- tion pans, bowls and glasses better.
  • Page 26: Small Items Holder

    en Features Small items holder Knife shelf Use the small items holder to position Use the knife shelf for long, sharp ob- small items of tableware, e.g. light jects and long items of cutlery. plastic parts. Basket heights Set the baskets at the right height. Appliance height 81.5 cm with cutlery basket Level Top basket...
  • Page 27: Before Using For The First Time

    Before using for the first time en Appliance height 86.5 cm with cutlery drawer Level Top basket Bottom basket 1 max. ø 18 cm 34 cm 2 max. ø 20.5 cm 30.5 cm 3 max. ø 23 cm 28 cm Set the water softening system. Before using for the → Page 28 first time...
  • Page 28: Setting Water Softening System

    en Water softening system Note: Set the water hardness determ- hardness: the higher the water hard- ined on your appliance. ness, the greater the amount of special → "Setting water softening system", salt required. Page 28 ATTENTION! With a water hardness of 0 - 8 °E you ¡...
  • Page 29: Switching Off Water Softening System

    Water softening system en Place the lid back on the dispenser Release programme button A and and turn to close. ⁠ . a Programme button A flashes and the Switching off water softening display shows H:04. Press programme button C re- system peatedly until the display shows Note...
  • Page 30: Rinse Aid System

    en Rinse aid system Spilled rinse aid can cause excess- Rinse aid system ive frothing during the wash cycle. Close the lid of the dispenser for You can use the rinse aid system and rinse aid. rinse aid to get tableware and glasses a The lid clicks into position.
  • Page 31: Detergent

    Detergent en Hold programme button A and press Detergent Description repeatedly until the display Tabs Tabs are suitable for all shows H:xx. cleaning functions and do Release programme button A and not need to be measured ⁠ . out. a Programme button A flashes and the With shorter Programmes display shows H:04.
  • Page 32: Unsuitable Detergents

    en Detergent For better washing and drying results levels of active agents or completely and to avoid damage to the appliance, dispense with certain substances. please additionally use Special salt The cleaning effect may be restricted here. → Page 28 and Rinse aid → Page 30. ¡...
  • Page 33: Tableware

    Tableware en If you are using tablets, one is Tableware enough. Insert the tablets in a hori- zontal position. Only clean tableware that is suitable for If you are using powder or liquid de- dishwashers. tergent, follow the manufacturer's in- structions and quantities for dosage Note: Decorated glassware and parts in the detergent dispenser.
  • Page 34: Arranging Tableware

    en Tableware ¡ For better washing and drying res- Cause Recommendation ults, position items with curves or re- Highly caustic alkaline If you are using highly cesses at an angle so the water can or highly acidic clean- caustic alkaline or run off.
  • Page 35: Removing Tableware

    Basic operation en If the childproof lock is activated, press the catch of the lock to the right and open the appliance door ⁠ . Removing tableware WARNING Risk of injury! Switching on appliance Hot tableware can cause burns to the skin.
  • Page 36: Setting Additional Functions

    en Basic operation ¡ The appliance switches off automat- Setting additional functions ically 1 minute after the end of the You can set additional functions to programme to save energy. If you complete the washing programme se- open the appliance door immedi- lected.
  • Page 37 Basic operation en Tip: If you press during the wash cycle, the programme currently running will be interrupted. When you switch the appliance back on, the programme continues automatically.
  • Page 38: Basic Settings

    en 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 Display text Selection Description Water hardness H:04 H:00 - H:07 Set the water softening system to your water hardness.
  • Page 39: Changing Basic Settings

    Basic settings en Basic setting Display text Selection Description timeLight S:01 S:00 - S:02 Switch timeLight on or off. While the programme is running, status information is projected onto the floor below the appliance door re- lating to timer programming, the pro- gramme or the time now remaining.
  • Page 40: Cleaning And Servicing

    en Cleaning and servicing Tips on appliance care Cleaning and servicing Follow the tips on appliance care to To keep your appliance working effi- make sure your appliance functions ciently for a long time, it is important to properly at all times. clean and maintain it carefully.
  • Page 41: Filter System

    Cleaning and servicing en Notes Micro filter ¡ Run the Machine Care programme Fine filter without any tableware in the dish- washer. Coarse filter ¡ Only use suitable machine care products specially designed for dish- Cleaning filters washers and not dishwasher deter- gent.
  • Page 42: Cleaning Spray Arms

    en Cleaning and servicing Pull up the lower spray arm to re- move. Clean the filter elements under run- ning water. Carefully clean the rim of dirt Check the outlet nozzles on the between the coarse and the fine fil- spray arms for blockages under run- ter.
  • Page 43: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting en Troubleshooting You can rectify minor faults on your appliance yourself. Read the troubleshooting in- formation before contacting Customer Service. This will avoid unnecessary costs. WARNING Risk of electric shock! Improper repairs are dangerous. Repairs to the appliance should only be carried out by trained specialist staff. ▶...
  • Page 44 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting E:18 or indicator for water Remove the filter from the supply supply lights up. hose Clean the filter. Re-insert the filter in the supply hose. Screw the water connection back on. Check the water connection for leaks. Restore the power supply.
  • Page 45: Washing Results

    Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Another error code appears A technical fault is present. Press on the display. Unplug the appliance or switch off the fuse. E:01 to E:30 Wait at least 2 minutes. Insert the mains plug of the appliance in a socket or switch on the fuse. Switch the appliance on.
  • Page 46 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Tableware is not dry. Tableware removed too early Wait until the programme ends. or drying process not yet Only remove tableware 30 minutes ended. after the programme has ended. Rinse aid used has a limited Use a name-brand rinse aid. ▶...
  • Page 47 Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Remnants of food on table- Washing programme selected Select a more intensive washing pro- ▶ ware. too weak. gramme. Adjust the sensitivity of the sensors. ▶ Tableware has been pre- Only remove large remnants of food ▶...
  • Page 48 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Change your detergent → Page 31. Wipeable or water-soluble Detergent substances are de- ▶ coatings are present inside posited there. These coatings Clean the appliance mechanically. ▶ the appliance or on the door. cannot generally be removed with chemicals. White coating is deposited in Set the water softening system cor- the appliance interior.
  • Page 49 Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Coloured coatings (blue, yel- The formation of films is due Clean the appliance. ▶ low, brown) that are difficult or to substances contained in ve- You can remove deposits with Mech- impossible to remove are getables (cabbage, celery, anical cleaning → Page 40 or a ma- present inside the appliance potatoes, noodles, etc.) or tap...
  • Page 50 en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Removable streaks are Detergent residue is present Arrange tableware in the top basket present on glasses, glassware in the final rinse. Lid of the de- tableware so the tab collecting tray is with a metallic appearance tergent dispenser is blocked not obstructed by tableware.
  • Page 51: Information On Display Panel

    Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Excessive formation of foam Hand washing-up liquid is Immediately add rinse aid to the dis- ▶ occurs. present in dispenser for rinse penser. → "Adding rinse aid", Page 30 aid. Rinse aid has been spilled. Remove the rinse aid with a cloth. ▶...
  • Page 52: Mechanical Damage

    en Troubleshooting Errors Cause Troubleshooting Water is left in the appliance Programme has not yet Wait until the programme ends or ▶ at the end of the programme. ended. cancel the programme with reset. → "Terminate programme", Page 36 ▶ Appliance cannot be switched Appliance functions have Pull out the mains plug or switch off on or operated.
  • Page 53: Noise

    Troubleshooting en Errors Cause Troubleshooting Appliance door cannot be When closed, the appliance door, its closed. decor or attached parts should not knock against adjacent cabinets or the worktop. Lid on the detergent dis- Detergent dispenser or lid are Remove detergent residue. ▶...
  • Page 54: Clean Wastewater Pump

    en Transportation, storage and disposal Clean wastewater pump Large remnants of food or foreign bod- ies 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 position.
  • Page 55: Transporting The Appliance

    Customer Service en Dispose of the appliance in an envir- Transporting the appliance onmentally friendly manner. To avoid damage to the appliance, This appliance is labelled in ac- empty it before transporting. cordance with European Directive Note: Always transport the dishwasher 2012/19/EU concerning used upright to prevent residual water get- electrical and electronic appli- ting into the machine's controls and...
  • Page 56: 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 defective least 10 years from the date on which and causes water damage, we will your appliance was placed on the mar-...
  • Page 57 Technical data en Power consumption Off mode/standby mode: 0.10 W Left-on mode: 0.10 W Networked standby: -  W Time in left-on mode: 0 min Time after which appli- ance is switched to net- worked standby mode: - min Complies with the latest regulations (EU) for energy label and ecological design at the time of placing on the market.
  • Page 60 Expert advice for your Bosch home appliances, help with problems or a repair from Bosch experts. Find out everything about the many ways Bosch can support you: www.bosch-home.com/service Contact data of all countries are listed in the attached service direct- ory.

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