Zanussi WD 1250 W Instruction Booklet

Zanussi WD 1250 W Instruction Booklet

Zanussi owners manual front-load washer wd 1250 w


WD 1250 W


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  • Page 2: Important Safety Information

    Under no circumstances should you attempt to repair the machine yourself. Repairs carried out by inexperienced persons may cause injury or serious malfunctioning. Contact your local Service Force Centre. Always insist on genuine Zanussi spare parts.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents For the User Important Safety Information Your New Washer-Dryer Description of the Appliance Door locked light Detergent dispenser drawer Child safety feature The Control Panel Operating sequence Washing Load the laundry Measure out the detergent Measure out the fabric softener Switch the machine on Select the required programme/fabric Select the temperature...
  • Page 4: Your New Washer-Dryer

    Your New Washer-Dryer This new machine meets all modern requirements for effective treatment of laundry with low water, energy and detergent consumption. The special wool programme with its new delicate wash system treats your woollens with extreme care. The anti-unbalance device ensures that the machine remains stable when spinning.
  • Page 5: Description Of The Appliance

    Description of the Appliance 1 Detergent dispenser drawer 2 Control Panel 3 Door locked light 4 Door opening handle 5 Drain pump 6 Adjustable feet Door locked light It stays on during the whole programme indicating that the door is locked. When the light goes out, the door can be opened (see page 13).
  • Page 6: The Control Panel

    The Control Panel 1 ON/OFF button Press this button to switch the machine on. The display (9) will show three blinking dashes or a blinking zero. You will find more detailed explanations on page 7 e 8 (see “DISPLAY”). Press the ON/OFF button again to switch the machine off.
  • Page 7: Drying Time Button

    • Drain only - Press the SKIP/RESET button once, so as to cause the DRAIN light to light up, then press the START/PAUSE button. Important! If you accidentally press the SKIP/RESET button more than once, the display will show three blinking dashes.
  • Page 8 • Duration of washing programme in hours and minutes, after you have selected a programme. While the programme is running (after you have pressed the START/PAUSE button), the displayed time value decreases by one unit every minute. • Selected drying time in minutes or hours and minutes.
  • Page 9: Skip/Reset Button

    10 START/PAUSE button This button has three functions: • Start: after you have selected the desired programme and options, press this button to start the machine. The light above the button will stop flashing and remain lit. If you have selected a delay time by means of button 12, the countdown will begin and will be shown on the display.
  • Page 10: Delay Start Button

    12 DELAY START button This button makes it possible to delay the starting of the programme by up to 24 hours. The delay you have selected is shown on the display for about 3 seconds; afterwards, the duration of the programme reappears. You must select this option after you have set the programme and before you press the START/PAUSE button.
  • Page 11: Operating Sequence

    Operating Sequence WASHING Before the first wash we recommend that you pour 2 litres of water into the main wash compartment the detergent drawer in order to activate the ECO valve. Then run a cotton cycle at 60°C, with the machine empty, in order to remove any manufacturing residue from the drum and tub.
  • Page 12: Select The Temperature

    6. Select the temperature Press the TEMPERATURE button if you wish to select a temperature value different from the one proposed by the machine. The relevant light will light up. 7. Select the spin speed or the RINSE HOLD option Press the SPIN SPEED button repeatedly, in order to select the desired spin speed or the RINSE HOLD option.
  • Page 13: How To Change A Programme During Its Cycle

    11. How to change a programme during its cycle Before you make any change, you must pause the machine by pressing the START/PAUSE button. It is possible to change any phase before the programme carries it out. Changing the type of fabric or temperature is possible, obviously, only during the washing phase.
  • Page 14: Drying 2.5 Kg Of Cotton

    DRYING 2.5 KG OF COTTON You have for example just machine-washed and spun at 1200 rpm 5 kg (11 lb) of laundry. They are cotton fabrics of medium weight which you want to iron as soon as they are dry. Press the SKIP/RESET button repeatedly to erase the programme that has just been carried out, will show in the display and switch the...
  • Page 15: Washing And Drying Hints

    Washing and Drying Hints Do NOT overload the machine. Weigh the laundry the first few times you use the appliance. The average weights of the most common items are listed below as a guide: 1000g = 1 kg Sheet Pillow case Tablecloth Serviette Tea towel...
  • Page 16: Which Detergent To Use

    Which detergent?... To ensure you obtain the best wash results from your appliance, it is important to use the right detergent in your everyday wash, and only detergents recommended for use in automatic machines. To maintain the appearance of your clothes and household textiles and to make them last longer you should use different types of detergent for different washes, whether for whites, colours or delicates.
  • Page 17: Wash Care Symbols

    Wash Care Symbols Wash care labels inside garments recommend how to launder your clothes with the best results. The care labelling code is in line with care labelling used in the rest of Europe. The symbols used make it easy to select the correct programme on your washing machine.
  • Page 18: Washing Programmes

    Washing programmes Type of laundry and Programme/ Load symbols on temperature labels 5 kg Cottons White cotton: 60°-90°C e.g. sheets, tablecloths, household linen 5 kg Cottons Coloured 60°-50°-40°- cotton: e.g. 30°C shirts, blouses, underwear, towels, house- hold linen 2.5 kg Synthetics Synthetic 60°-50°-40°-...
  • Page 19: Drying Programmes

    Drying Programmes Timed drying Degree of drying Type of fabric Extra dry Cotton and linen Ideal for (bathrobes, bath towelling towels, etc.) materials Cotton and linen (towels, T-shirts, bathrobes) Store dry (*) Suitable for items to put away without ironing Synthetics and mixed fabrics (jumpers, blouses, underwear,...
  • Page 20: Maintenance And Cleaning

    Maintenance and Cleaning Before any maintenance or cleaning is carried out you must DISCONNECT the appliance from the electricity supply. Descaling The water we use normally contains lime. It is a good idea to periodically use a water softening powder in the machine.
  • Page 21: Cleaning The Water Inlet Filter

    • When no more water comes out, unscrew the pump cover and remove it. Always keep a rag nearby to dry up spillage of water when removing the cover. Remove any objects from the pump impeller by • rotating it. •...
  • Page 22: Something Not Working

    Something Not Working Certain problems are due to lack of simple maintenance or oversights, which can be solved easily without calling out an engineer. Before contacting your local Service Force Centre, please carry out the checks listed below. IMPORTANT: if you call out an engineer to a fault listed below, or to repair a fault caused by incorrect use or installation, a charge will be made even if the appliance is under guarantee.
  • Page 23: Service And Spare Parts

    For the address of your local Service Force Centre and further information about Service Force, please visit the website at For Customer Service in Ireland please contact us at the address below: Zanussi Electrolux Electrolux Group (Irl) Ltd Long Mile Road Dublin 12 Republic of Ireland Tel: +353 (0)1 4090751 Email:
  • Page 24: Guarantee Conditions

    Guarantee Conditions Standard guarantee conditions We, Zanussi Electrolux, undertake that if, within 12 months of the date of the purchase, this ZANUSSI ELECTROLUX appliance or any part thereof is proved to be defective by reason only of faulty workmanship or...
  • Page 25: Installation Instructions

    Installation Instructions It is dangerous to alter the specifications or attempt to modify this product in any way. Care must be taken to ensure that the appliance does not stand on the electrical supply cable. Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person.
  • Page 26: Unpacking

    Unpacking All transit bolts and packing must be removed before using the appliance. You are advised to keep all the packaging for re-use in case the machine is to be transported again. Using a spanner unscrew and remove the two rear bottom screws.
  • Page 27: Water Inlet

    Water inlet Connect the hose supplied with the machine to a tap with a 3/4” thread. Do not use already employed hoses. Installation should comply with local water authority and building regulations’ requirements. The appliance must be connected to a cold water supply.
  • Page 28: Levelling

    If you intend the drain hose to empty into a sink, make sure that the sink is empty and the plug hole is not blocked. Use the plastic “U-Piece” supplied. Important Before connecting up the machine to new pipework or to pipework that has not been used for some time, run off a reasonable amount of water to flush out any debris that may have collected in the pipes.
  • Page 29: Electrical Connection

    Electrical connection Any electrical work required to install this appliance should be carried out by a qualified electrician or competent person. WARNING: THIS APPLIANCE MUST BE EARTHED. The manufacturer declines any liability should this safety measure not be observed. Before switching on, make sure the electricity supply voltage is the same as that indicated on the appliance’s rating plate.
  • Page 30 From the Electrolux Group. The world’s No. 1 choice The Electrolux Group is the world's largest producer of powered appliances for kitchen, cleaning and outdoor use. More than 55 million Electrolux Group products (such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines, vacuum cleaners, chain saws and lawn mowers) are sold each year to a value of approx.

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